Deaths 2018

 

  • Charles “Ed” Bigelow, 80, of Pentwater, died on Monday, December 31, 2018.
  • William S. “Bill” Denison, 86, of Hart, died on Thursday, December  27, 2018.
  • Dennis B. Pumphrey, 57, of Weare Township, died on Saturday, December 29, 2018.
  • Roger M. Marsman, 90, of Casnovia and formerly of Mears, died on Sunday, December 30, 2018.
  • Ursula Robinson, 87, of Hart died on Monday, December 31, 2018.
  • Mable “De De” Samuel, 82, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  Service times are pending.  An obituary will run at a later date.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com.
  • Herbert G. Foster, 81, of Hart, died on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
  • Dorothy “Dot” Louise Cargill, 91, of Hart died on Thursday, December 13, 2018.
  • Howard Leroy Terryn, 97, of Walkerville, died Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
  • Carla Sydney Morat, 50, of New Era, died on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
  • Mary Ellen Glover, 74, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, December 9, 2018.
  • Herbert G. Foster, 81, of Hart, died on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
  • Dorothy “Dot” Louise Cargill, 91, of Hart died on Thursday, December 13, 2018.
  • Joyce Griffin, 93, of Shelby, died on Sunday, December 9, 2018.
  • Rick Leutzinger, 57, of New Era, died on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
  • Janet Marie Geisler, 77, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
  • Wendy L. Baxter, 71, of Hart, died on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
  • Linda M. Humphreys, 76, of Muskegon, and formerly of Oceana County, died on Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Fredrick C. Schultz, 81 of Shelby, died on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
  • Jessie “Sue” Marie Gillan, 101, of Ludington, formerly of Montague died on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
  • Dale A. Timmich, 89, of Rothbury, died on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
  • Desmer Gerald Walch (Des), 89, of Hesperia, died on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
  • Leslie C. Olthoff,age 68, of Lake City and formerly of Hart, died on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
  • Dorothy E. Houghton, 94, of Ferry Township, died on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
  • Donald E. Burmeister, 78, of Claybanks Township, died on Sunday, December 2, 2018.
  • Guenter Peter Klewer, 81, of Montague, died on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
  • Georgetta Kerr, 83, of Walkerville, died on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
  • Renee Berggren Connoy, 76, of Pentwater, died Thursday, November 22, 2018.
  • Bobby “Bob” Kay, 83, of Shelby died on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
  • Dale A. Timmich, 89, of Rothbury, died on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
  • Lynnette M. Oomen, 68, of Pentwater died on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
  • Harrison Taylor Baldwin, 84, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
  • Bobby “Bob” Kay, 83, of Shelby died on Sunday, November 18, 2018
  • Ronald Emil Duby, 74, of Rothbury, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
  • Michael D. Carrigan, 69, of Shelby, died on Friday, November 9, 2018.
  • Jack Pelton, 83, of Montague, died on Monday, November 12, 2018.
  • Charlotte G. Vanderberg, 79, of Rothbury, died Monday, November 12, 2018.
  • Jacqueline “Jackie” L. Stevens, 90, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
  • Bruce Bates, 94, of Hart, died on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com.
  • Sadie “Sally” Osborne, 92, of New Era, died on Monday, November 5, 2018.
  • Percy F. Skinner, 102, of Shelby, died on Monday, November 5, 2018.
  • Jordan James, 20, of Pentwater (Riverton Township, Mason County), died on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
  • Donna Marie Walicki, 79, of Pentwater, died on Friday, November 2, 2018.
  • Elizabeth Jennie Carter O’Brien, 86, of Hart, died on Friday, November 2, 2018.
  • Marilyn J. Dorer, 84, of Montague, formerly of Shelby, died on Friday, November 2, 2018.
  • Donald C. Riggs, 80, of Shelby, died on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
  • James A. Vandenheuvel, 81, of Ludington, formerly of Hart, died on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.  James B. Tatro, Sr., 56,  of Hesperia, died on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
  • Paul K. VanWestrienen, 80, of Hart, formerly of Kalamazoo, died on Friday, October 26, 2018.
  • Linda Lou VanderLaan, 71, of Hart, died Sunday, October 28, 2018.
  • Christopher Anthony Schaner, 17, of Hart, died on Monday, October 22, 2018.
  • Leora “Lee” Chapel, 75, of Ludington, formerly of Hart, died on Monday, October 22, 2018.
  • Janine D. Helmer, 72, of Walkerville, died on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
  • Dorothy A. Anderson, 84, of Hesperia, died on Monday, October 22, 2018.
  • Benjamin C. Liesberg, 86, of Hart, died on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
  • Jilleen Kay Bosch, 76, of Claybanks Township, died on Monday, October 8, 2018.
  • Wilma M. Loughmiller, 93, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
  • Marie J. Mahan, 87, of Hart, died on Friday, October 5, 2018.
  • Lloyd Clifford Stoltz, 87, of Shelby, died Sunday on Sunday, October 7, 2018.
  • LulaBelle Horter, 81, of Shelby, died on Friday, October 5, 2018.
  • George P. Ohman, 56, of Montague, died on Saturday, October 6, 2018.
  • Alice “Joyce” Ricketson, 88, of Shelby died on Sunday, October 7, 2018.
  • Ubenceslado “Ben” Isaguirre, 76, of Mears, died on Sunday, September 30, 2018.
  • Joseph L. Astrauskas, 92, of Pentwater died on Thursday, October 4, 2018.
  • David Allen Brow, 76, of Montague, died on Monday, October 1, 2018.
  • Kenneth E. Milner, 76, of Walkerville, died on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
  • Kathryn Voisin, 68, of Shelby, died on Saturday, September 29, 2018.
  • Lillian Joann Rodriguez, 79, of Branch, died on Saturday, September 29, 2018.
  • The Rev. Robert E. Brown, 88, of New Era, died on Saturday, September 29, 2018.
  • Valrie Jean Burrrows, 66, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.
  • Joseph L. Astrauskas, 92, of Pentwater died on Thursday, October 4, 2018.
  • Thomas Allen Gilbert, 70, of Whitehall, formerly of Walkerville, died Sunday, September 23, 2018.
  • Jerry J. Patterson, 77, of Ferry Township, died on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
  • Andre Glen Alvesteffer, 20, of Pentwater passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
  • Betty L. Cooper, 79, of Shelby, died on Sunday, September 16, 2018.
  • Shirley L. Webber, 76, of Montague, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
  • Eletha M. Fleming, 86, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.
  • Timothy A. Boone, 90, of Twin Lake, formerly of Pentwater, died on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
  • Coral Hamann, 74, of Rothbury, died on Sunday, September 23, 2018.
  • Vicki Bosse, 77, of New Era died on Sunday, September 23, 2018.
  • Marsha Lillich, 54, Grand Rapids, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
  • Bertie Lou Oberlin, 90, of Shelby, died on Thursday, September 13, 2018.
  • Evelyn L. Nelson, 84, died Thursday, September 13, 2018.
  • William E. Courtland, 99, of Ludington, formerly of Scottville, died on September 16, 2018.  An obituary will run tomorrow.  Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com
  • Doris Lundberg, 93, of Pentwater, died on September 3, 2018.  Service times are pending.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com
  • Martha J. Brubaker, 87, of Hart, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
  • Harrison L Gale, 94, of Jenison and formerly of Shelby, died on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
  • Ruth K. (Nussdorfer) Ponticell, 92, of New Era, died on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
  • Sharon K. Amstutz, 77, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.
  • Charlotte K. Hagner, 71, of Montague, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.
  • Geraldine Kistler, 93, of Hart died on Monday, August 13, 2018. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com.
  • Jeffrey John Emery, 54, of Mears, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
  • Zora Kompik, 93, Pentwater, died on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
  • Paul Joseph Vanden Heuvel, 65, of Hart, died on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.
  • James Carlton Goff, 59, of Hart, died on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
  • Robert “Bob” Eugene Cousins, 49, of Montague, died on Sunday, August 5, 2018.
  • Wendell Gene McGowan, 75, of Hesperia, Michigan died on August 1, 2018.
  • Jeannette “Jean” Marie Terryn, 86, of Walkerville, died on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
  • The Rev. Dr. Ronald Lloyd Keller, 79, died on Sunday, July 29, 2018.
  • John “Jack” A. Kokx, 62, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
  • Priscilla “Pat” Taggart, 87, of New Era, died on Sunday, July 29, 2018.
  • Irene P. Harris, of Shelby died on Monday, July 23, 2018 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
  • Gerald L. “Jerry” Tennant, 80, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
  • Helen Marie Earls, 77, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, July 12, 2018.
  • Robert C. Wright, 87, of Shelby, died on Thursday, July 5, 2018.
  • Dolores Ann (Rickelmann) Alvesteffer, 79, of Rothbury, died on Monday, July 9, 2018.
  • Eva L. Berumen, 69, of Pentwater, died on Saturday, June 30, 2018.
  • Jacob F. Heer III, 64, formerly of Shelby, died on Sunday, July 1, 2018 in Yuma, Arizona.
  • Terry Valenzano, 73, of Pentwater died on Saturday, June 23, 2018.
  • Gary Lee Erdman, 64, of Rothbury, died on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
  • Frederick G. Groat, 76, of Rothbury, died on Monday, June 25, 2018.
  • Lois Ellen Wissner, 75, of Montague, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
  • Lavonne Gebhart, 83, of Hart, died on Sunday, June 17, 2018.
  • Fidencio “Junior” Vasquez Jr., 63, of Hart, Monday, June 11, 2018.
  • Ardith Rosella Merten, 79, of Hart, died Monday, June 11, 2018.
  • Ray Furman, 73, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
  • Michael Lee Oomen, 70, of Walkerville, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
  • Mary Jo Butcher, 84, of Hart, died Sunday, June 10, 2018.
  • Ardith Rosella Merten, 79, of Hart, died Monday, June 11, 2018.
  • Berl A. Postema, 74, of Kalamazoo and formerly of New Era, died Thursday, June 7, 2018.
  • Alice Margy Patterson, 74, of Hart, formerly of Walkerville, died Monday, June 4, 2018.
  • Juanita M. Klapp, 86, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.
  • Jacqueline Y. “Jackie” Conroy, 80, of Hesperia, died on Friday, June 1, 2018.
  • Joyce E. Kotzian, 74, of Shelby, died on Sunday, June 3, 2018.
  • Tyler Scott Swihart, 15, of Montague, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
  • Mereta Ann Spitler, 75, of East Lansing, died on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
  • John E. Gerlich, 73, of Rothbury, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
  • Vivian Mae Skinner, 98, of Plainwel, and formerly of Montague, died on Friday, May 25, 2018
  • James H. Monroe, 97, of Hart, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
  • Hugh Harold Bengtsson, 94, of Hart, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
  • Elmo Elin Freeland, Jr., 78, of Pentwater, died Saturday, May 19, 2018.
  • Patrick A. Morningstar, 93, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
  • John D. Graham, 91, of Montague, died on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
  • Catherine M. Koepke-Block, 89, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
  • William L. “Bill” Brischke, 70, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
  • Dorothy Jean Wiswell, 95, of Shelby died on Friday, May 12, 2018.
  • Gary L. Cox, 63, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, May 13, 2018.
  • Dianna Louise Tubbs, 79, of Hart, died on Sunday, May 6, 2018
  • Deborah “Debby” J. Bailly, 84, of Pentwater, died on Saturday, April 28, 2018.
  • Chad Michael Grinwis, 46, of Montague, died on Sunday, April 29, 2018.
  • William Hull Yeager, Jr., 79, of Hart, died on Monday, April 30, 2018.
  • Dolores Margaret Butler, 92, of Hart, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
  • JoAnne “Jodi” Cram, 79, of Shelby, died on Friday, April 27, 2018.
  • Dominic Freeman, 15, of Shelby, died on Sunday, April 29, 2018.
  • Bill Morgan, 53, of Mears, died on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
  • William W. (Bill) Moyer, 91, of Montague, died on April 20, 2018.
  • Cecile “Zeke” Brandel, 90, of Hart died on Monday, April 23, 2018.
  • Bernadine D. Scott, 84, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
  • Anne Lucille “Tiny” Kicas, 93, of Hart, died on April 25, 2018.
  • Edward Allen Miller, 67, of Walkerville, died on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
  • Karen S. Hawkins, 55, of Shelby, died on Friday, April 13, 2018.
  • Kenneth E. “Joe” Foster, 92, of Mears, died on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
  • Betty J. (Clark) Weber, 95, of Shelby, died Monday, April 16, 2018.
  • Gene Babinec, 62, of Shelby, died on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
  • Ada Ann Kajtazi, 52, of Pentwater died on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
  • James Albert Rainey Jr., 74, of Shelby, died on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
  • Janet Kay Barber (nee Tate), 58, of Hart and formerly of Shelby, died n April 8, 2018.
  • Thomas Joseph Foster, Jr., 72, of Hart, died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
  • Gloria J. Cornelius, 71, of Bitely and formerly of Shelby, died on Monday, April 2, 2018.
  • Beryldene B. “Dena” West, 70, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
  • George F. Inman, 78, of Rothbury, died on Monday, April 2, 2018.
  • Marlene Aiken, 79, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, March 29, 2018.
  • Lloyd Kenneth Anderson, 56, of Pentwater, died on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
  • Phillip N. Smith, 80, of Hart, died on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
  • Walker Alan Joslin, infant son of  Darcie Ellis and Jourdain Joslin, died on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
  • Helen F. Schmiedeknecht, 98, of Montague, died on Monday, March 26, 2018.
  • Carolyn M. Bossi, 76, of Hart, died on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
  • Carol J. Hammerle, 82, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2018.
  • Douglas E. Dahl, 56, of Stony Lake, died on Thursday March 15, 2018.
  • Jerry Gene Spencer, 85, of Hart, died on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
  • Dennis R. Griffis, 50, of Hart, died on Thursday, March 8, 2018.
  • Robert B. “Bob” Ego,  68, of Hart, died on Monday, March 12, 2018.
  • Harold Hy “Happy Hal” Carlin, 91, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018.
  • Jason R. McGhan, 42, of Hart, died on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
  • The Rev. Jack D. Cooper, 88, of Mears, died on Thursday, March 1, 2018.
  • Lino Battista, 53, of Shelby, died on Friday, March 2, 2018.
  • Russell B. Jewett, 74, of Hart, died on Friday, March 2, 2018.
  • Gretha Mae Moak, 83, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, February 25, 2018.
  • Celene Eleanor Idema, 92, of Mears, died on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
  • Shirley L. Wackernagel, 49, of Montague, died on Monday, February 26, 2018.
  • Mary I. Moore, 68, of Shelby, died on Monday, February 26, 2018.
  • Christine K. Yeomans, 68, of Muskegon and formerly of Shelby, died on Monday, February 26, 2018.
  • Christopher Clayton Vanblargan, 37, of New Era, died on Thursday, February 22, 2018.
  • Juan Martinez, 69, of Pentwater, died on Friday, February 23, 2018.
  • Gerard K. “Jerry” O’Meara, 89, of Hart, died on Friday, February 23, 2018.
  • Patricia A. Volz, 93, of Pentwater died on Friday, February 23, 2018. Arrangements by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services, Scottville.
  • Janice K. Timmer, 78, of New Era, died Monday, February 19, 2018.
  • Lloyd Robert Arnouts, 70, of Montage died on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.
  • Daniel Lee Cameron, 71, of Pentwater, died Saturday, February 17, 2018.
  • Leonard L. Rood, 80, of Shelby, died on Friday, February 16, 2018.
  • Santa Monica Gentyla, 99, of Hart, died on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
  • Lorraine Hughes-Kosnick, 87, of Montague, died on Thursday, February 8, 2018.
  • Steven Lee Lamb, 59, of Pentwater, died on Friday, February 9, 2018.
  • Charles J. Bowden, 91, of Montague, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
  • Linda Jean Cechura, 66, of Walkerville, died on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
  • Glenn Leroy Aebig, 84, of Shelby, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
  • Patricia Ann King, 62, of Hart, died Thursday, February 1, 2018.
  • Charles W. Harris, Sr., 94, of Ferry Township, died Thursday, February 1, 2018.
  • Arthur R. Jeffries, 68, of Hart, died Friday, February 2, 2018.
  • Charles “Bud” Simon, 79, of New Era, died Saturday, February 3, 2018.
  • Patricia Ann Fanberg, 71, of Shelby, died Monday, February 5, 2018.
  • Linda Jean Cechura, 66, of Walkerville, died Saturday, January 27, 2018.
  • Jean Ann Smith, 85, of Montague, died on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
  • Pamela Sue Routley, 50, of Hart, died Saturday, January 20, 2018.
  • Nathalie A. Grantz, 93, of Shelby, died Friday, January 19, 2018.
  • Julia Dennert, 91, of Hart, died on Monday, January 15, 2018.
  • Alvin “Marty” Wilkson, Jr.,  60, of Rothbury, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018.
  • Charles A. Reavey, 99,  of Montague, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
  • Sgt. Patrick Neil (Pat) Herremans, 44, of Muskegon died January 10, 2018.
  • Carole Ann Kamhout, 70, of Rothbury, died Friday, January 5, 2018.
  • Joseph E. “Toad” Harter, Jr., 62, of Ferry Township, died Thursday, January 4, 2018.
  • Joan Marie Davis, 89, of Elbridge Township died Saturday, January 6, 2018.
  • Jay M. Lipka, 63, of Montague, died Saturday, January 6, 2018.
  • George Anthony Biermaker, 67, of Hart, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Listing of 2017 deaths.

 

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