Deaths 2022

The following deaths have been reported to Oceana County Press:

  • Barbara “Barbi” Kay Taylor, 51, of Hart, died on Sunday, January 2, 2022.
  • Wayne Allen Fessenden, 65, of Hesperia, died on Monday, January 3, 2022.
  • Jo Anne E. Markavitch, 89, of Ludington, died Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
  • Ernesto Vela, 44, of Shelby, died on Thursday, January 6, 2022.
  • Doreen Elizabeth Rameau, 65, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, January 6, 2022.
  • Elaine J. Tietz, 80, of Rothbury, died on Sunday January 9, 2022.
  • Susan “Susie” Castor, 77, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, January 9, 2022.
  • Lloyd “Bud” Elsworth Marrison, 89, of Hart formerly of Scottville died on Monday, January 10, 2022.
  • Helen Lucille Baker, 79, of Hart, died on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.
  • Dorothy Nienhuis, 96, of Hart, died on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.
  • Charles Milo Hutchinson, 86, of Hart, died on Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Carroll C. VanDenHeuvel, 84, of Hart, died on Saturday, January 15, 2022.
  • Agnes Varenhorst, 102, of Ludington, formerly of Hart, died on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.
  • Karen Graham Pleasant, 65, of Laketon Township, died on January 20, 2022.
  • Anthany Quinten Shafer, 63, of Hart, died on Friday, January 21, 2022.
  • Gary Lambert Peterson, 78, of Mears, died on Friday, January 21, 2022.
  • Thomas John Oomen, 68, of Hart, died on Saturday, January 22, 2022.
  • Charlene M. Sartwell, 83, of Hesperia, died on Sunday, January 23, 2022.
  • Bonnie B. Eyestone, 75, of New Era, died Sunday, January 23, 2022.
  • Michael Scott Decker, 29, of Hart, died on Monday, January 24, 2022.
  • Barry Joe Gotts, 68, of Shelby, died on Monday January 24, 2022.
  • Andrea N. Garcia, 64, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
  • Nancy Beth Mac Laine, 88, of Hart, died Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
  • Harvey M. Weaver, 94, of Hart, died on Friday, January 28, 2022.
  • Betty Jane DeRooy, 74, of Shelby, died on January 28, 2022.
  • Edith Louise Sible, 75, of Hart, died on Friday, January 28, 2022.
  • William Frank Marossy, 79, of Shelby, died on Monday, January 31, 2022.
  • Louise C. Hoffman, 86, of Shelby, died on Thursday, February 3, 2022.
  • Bella Durga, 5, of New Era, died on Friday, February 4, 2022.
  • Shirley Louise Littiebrant Mahynski, 91, of Scottville, formerly of Hart, died on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
  • James Martin Danes, 70, of Shelby, died on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
  • Roger Frank Warmuskerken, 74, died on Sunday, February 6, 2022.
  • Ursula “Sally” Anna Toubeaux, 87, of Hart, died on Monday, February 7, 2022.
  • Roxanne (Ulman) Olson, 65, of New Era, formerly of Ludington, died on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
  • Daniel “Danny” Darris Lundberg, 56, of Pentwater, died on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.
  • George “Jerry” Marshall Daggett, 74, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
  • Amy Bree Eastway, 41, of Shelby, died on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022.
  • Francis “Fran” Robert Bailly, 89, of Hart, died on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at the age of 89.
  • Pamela Marie Ingle, 60, of Rothbury, died on Monday, February 14, 2022.
  • Gerald Verschueren, 83, of Hart, died on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.
  • Dawn Marie Waycaster, 62, of Mears, died on Wednesday February 16, 2022.
  • Tim LeMahieu, 70, of Mears, died on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.
  • Roger (Chuck) Schultz Jr., 69, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
  • Ann Smith, 61, of Pentwater, died on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.
  • Joan M. (Bird) Slocum, 79, of Hart, died on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.
  • Wanda LouAnn Foster, 40, of Shelby, died on Sunday, February 27, 2022.
  • Miriam W. Aebig, 91, of Shelby, died on Monday, February 28 , 2022.
  • Clara I. Flores, 64, of Hart, died Monday, February 28, 2022.
  • Michael “Mike” Labiotka, 74, of Shelby, died on Monday, February 28,2022.
  • Eugene “Gene” Markiewicz, 78, of New Era, died on Monday, February 28, 2022.
  • Miriam W. Aebig, 91, of Shelby, died on Monday, February 28th , 2022.
  • Lora Juanita Lamb, 73, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
  • Steven Youngstrom, 66, of Hart, died on Thursday, March 3, 2022.
  • Clifford Arlice Murray, 89, of New Era, died on Friday, March 4, 2022.
  • Jean Ann (Wilson) Naramore, 75, of Shelby, died on Friday, March 4, 2022.
  • Barbara Jane Smith, 79, of Rothbury, died on Friday, March 4, 2022.
  • Amy Louise Jewett-Coulier, 52, of Hart, died on Saturday, March 5, 2022
  • Mildred “Millie” Anna Johnson, 91, of Shelby, died on Sunday, March 13, 2022.
  • Robert DeJonge, 83, formally of New Era, died on Sunday March 13, 2022.
  • Betty Ruth (Brunais) Krause, 97, of Benona Township, died on Sunday, March 13, 2022.
  • Theodore “Ted” Jeffries Sr., 92, of New Era, died on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
  • Nedra Herrgers, 91, of Hart, died on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
  • Kathryn Jeanne Green, 75, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.
  • Bettie Elaine Neuman, 100, of Hart, died on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
  • Charles Wesley Snyder IV, 49, of Walkerville, died on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
  • Della May Bigsby, 77, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, April 01, 2022.
  • Linda Charlene Juska, 73, formally of Hart, died on Saturday, April 2,2022.
  • Hayden Scott Zaverl, 21, of Shelby, died on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
  • Carl Hubert Hart, 97, of Hart, died on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
  • Deborah Ann Crawford, 71, of Hart, died on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
  • Jordan Russell White, 28, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
  • Christine Huizenga, 91, of Hart, died on Friday, April 8, 2022.
  • Terrie Lee Gebhart, 66, of Mears, died on Saturday, April 9, 2022.
  • Robert Frank Rudnick Sr., 85, of Hart, died on Monday, April 11, 2022.
  • Gertrude Fannie Rolph, 100, of New Era, died on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
  • Douglas Zane Morgan, 62, of Hart, died on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
  • Russell Edward Slocum, 86 of Hart, died on April 17, 2022.
  • Larry Dean Medsker, 84, of Pentwater, died on Monday, April 18, 2022.
  • Steven Charles Harmon, 62, of Shelby, formerly of Grand Rapids, died on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.
  • Jose Delfino Rodriguez Sr. 84, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.
  • Don Vega, 71, of Hart, died on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.
  • Lorraine Edith David, 83, of Hart, died on Friday, April 22, 2022.
  • Norrine Avis Henriksen, 86, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
  • Vicki L. “Cookie” Tawney, 69, of New Era, died on Thursday April 28, 2022.
  • Vera Marie VanBrocklin, 93, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
  • William Alexander Craner, 64, of Hesperia, died on Sunday, May 1, 2022.
  • Richard “Dick” I. VandenHeuvel, 86, of Pentwater, died on Monday, May 2, 2022.
  • Catherine Woodworth Keniston, 89, of Fairview, formerly of Walkerville, died on Friday, May 6, 2022.
  • Michael D. Schultz, 74, of Pentwater, died on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
  • Martin J. Drechen, 83, of Pentwater, died on Monday, May 9, 2022. 
  • Marietta Jean Overla, 92, of New Era, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
  • Margaret “Peggy” Loeser, 82, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
  • Rosa Amelia Gonzales of Shelby, died on Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Carol Lynne Schiller, 71, died on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
  • Duane Douglas Vannett, 75, of New Era, died on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
  • Donald LaVern Frees, 91, of Hesperia, died on Monday, May 16, 2022.
  • Sharon Ann Annotto, 66, of Shelby, died on May 20,2022.
  • Rhonda Lynn Allen, 58, of Walkerville, died on Saturday, May 21, 2022.
  • Margaret Squire, 103, of Shelby, died on Monday, May 23, 2022.
  • C. Daniel Morat, 82, of Mears, died on Monday, May 23, 2022.
  • James Dale Schramm, 80, of Pentwater, died on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
  • Thomas (Tom) Anthony Bosse, 58, of Hart, died on May 25, 2022.
  • Arlene J. Eilers, 88, of Shelby, died on Friday, May 27, 2022.
  • Martha Carol Thorne Kucinsky, 78, of Hart, died on Saturday, May 28, 2022.
  • Fredric Louis Schwickrath, 80, of New Era, died on Monday, June 6, 2022.
  • Darlene Kay Frishett, 77, of Hart, died on Saturday, June 11, 2022.
  • Carol Arlene Inglis, 93, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
  • LeRoy D. Horter, 58, of Rothbury, died on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
  • EuGene Allen Leak, 62, of Walkerville, died on Friday, June 17, 2022.
  • Michael Gwillim, 35, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
  • Daniel Russell Zacharias, 67, of Shelby, died on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
  • Noel Leroy Sobers, 74, of Hart, died on Friday, June 24, 2022.
  • Cheryl Lynn Roquemore, 72, of Hart, died on Saturday, June 25, 2022.
  • Luis Roberto Martinez, 60, of Shelby, died on June 26, 2022.
  • Merle Steven Lindsay, 78, of Hart, died on Thursday, June 30, 2022.
  • Katherine “Kay” Josephine (Hromada) Jacobs, 83, of New Era, died on Saturday, July 2, 2022.
  • Kevin Shawn McCleary, 53, of Walkerville, died on Thursday, July 7, 2022.
  • Sharon Ann Warton, 78, of Pentwater, died on Monday, July 11, 2022.
  • William A. Maxwell, 83, of Pentwater, died on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
  • Jack Harry Stulp, 46, of Rothbury, died on Thursday, July 14, 2022.
  • Gino Macciomei, 88, of Hart, died on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
  • Peter Andrew Roberts, 63, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, July 17, 2022.
  • Eugene Rodriguez, 68, of Hart, died on Thursday, July 21, 2022.
  • Matthew Hren, 80, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, July 21, 2022.
  • Donald Gene Weavers, 87, of Ruby Creek, died on Thursday, July 21, 2022.
  • Clarence “Clancy” Joseph Aerts, 87, of Hart, died on Friday, July, 22, 2022.
  • F Louise Snellenberger, 76, died on Saturday, July 23, 2022.
  • Armando Tiburcio Gutierrez, 54, of Hart, died on Saturday, July 23, 2022.
  • Beverly (“Bev”) Ann Leimback, 68, of Hart, died on Sunday, July 31, 2022.
  • Ruth Hanna Watkins, 94, died on Monday, August 1, 2022.
  • Joseph Paul Thompson, Jr., 88, died on Monday, August 1, 2022.
  • Dorothy Mae Anderson, 83, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
  • Francis Augustus Darling, 87, of Mears, died on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.
  • Leila Penelope Nichols, 87, of Stony Lake, died on Thursday, August 11, 2022.
  • Larry Ray Bailey, 76, died on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
  • Kathleen “Kathy” Ellen Tufts, 73, of Shelby, died on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
  • Lenore Adele Westrate, 93, of Mears, died on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
  • Ryan Shawn Kelly, 36, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
  • Joyce D. Fraser, 94, of Round Rock, Texas, formerly of Mears, died on Friday, August 20, 2022.
  • Roger Green, 72, of Shelby, died on Friday, August 20, 2022.
  • Joseph Charles McGhan, 73, of Hart, died on Sunday, August 22, 2022.
  • Charles “CJ” Duwayne McCullough, Jr., 24, of Norton Shores, formerly of Hart, died on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
  • Elmer Burton Gowell, 70, of Rothbury, died on Friday, August 26, 2022.
  • Robert Ann Williams, 85, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, August 28, 2022.
  • Wayne Arthur Hittle, 80, of Hart, died on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.
  • Samuel Benjamin Near, 61, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.
  • Norberto Munoz, 63, of Grand Rapids, died on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
  • Robert Walter Dutton, 66, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
  • Ronald Dee “Buck” Robbins, II, 60, of Hart, died on Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • Jimmy Arnold Olson, 70, of Mears, died on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.
  • Jack Maynard Spence, 69, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.
  • June Marie Howe (nee Collard), 88, of Hart, died on Friday, on September 16, 2022.
  • Emily Jo Eitniear, 37, of Rothbury, died on Saturday, September 17, 2022.
  • Carol J. Powers, 87, of Ludington, formerly of Pentwater, died on Thursday, September 22, 2022.
  • Arlene W. Osborn-Roche, 97, of Hart, died on Friday, September 23, 2022.
  • Roger Lee Lohman, 81, of New Era, died on Saturday, September 24, 2022.
  • Janice Marie Sobers, 84, of Shelby, died on Monday, September 26, 2022.
  • Maxine Meitner, 90, of Hart, died on Saturday October 1, 2022.
  • Glen Charles Fischer, 79, of Rothbury, died on Sunday, October 2, 2022.
  • Robert Earl Jablonski, 99, of Rothbury, died on Monday, October 4, 2022.
  • Kay Karolyn (Bitson) Phillips, 83, of Hart, died on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
  • Lois Estena Bush, 82, of New Era, died on Monday, October 17, 2022.
  • Janice Arlene Ervay, 62, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, October 19. 2022.
  • Paul D. Rosse, 85, of Hart, died on Thursday, October 20, 2022.
  • Rita Bernadette Weber, 61, of Shelby, died on Friday, October 21, 2022.
  • Kathy Ann Owens, 70, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.
  • Lois K. Sullivan, 91, of Hart, died on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
  • Everett Eugene “Gene” Davidson, 94, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
  • Frederick “Fred” Allen Peterson, 72, of Brimley, died on Friday, October 28, 2022.
  • Merle Edward Cram, 73, of Hesperia, died on Sunday, October 30, 2022.
  • Robert Wayne Creed, 58, of Shelby, died on Monday, October 31, 2022.
  • Michael George Lindgren, 74, of Hart, died on Friday, November 4, 2022.
  • Linda Sue (Rose) Coffey, 72, of Pentwater, died on Monday, November 7, 2022.
  • Larry Raymond Wisner, 79, of Pentwater, died Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
  • Debra Sue Nichols, 61, of Muskegon, formerly of Hart, died on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
  • Reverend Earnest “Earnie” Cummings, 85, died on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
  • Carla Sue Richards, 74, of Shelby, died on Friday, November 11, 2022.
  • Joseph Eugene Brink-Burillo, infant, of Hart, was born still on Friday, November 11, 2022.
  • Janice Liboria (Pace) Farquhar, 83, of Pentwater, died on Friday, November 18, 2022,
  • Robert Wallace Craker Sr., 78, of Walkerville, died on Saturday, November 19, 2022.
  • Aloha Carol Morse, 87, of New Era, died on Sunday, November 20, 2022.
  • Howard Edward Knapp, 91, of Hart, died on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
  • Michael James Bucher, 69, of Hart, died on Friday, November 25, 2022.
  • Ruthie (Kokx) Glover, 89, of Hart, died on Saturday, November 26, 2022.
  • Douglas James Trerice, 13, of New Era, died on Sunday, November 27, 2022.
  • Lynn La Vean Felt, 96, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.
  • Evelyn Grace Lyttle, 80, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
  • MarySue Mahan, 64, of Hart, died on Sunday, December 4, 2022.
  • Karen Rebecca Fraass, 45, of New Era, died on Sunday, December 4, 2022.
  • Ralph Helge Johanson, 94, of Mears, died on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.
  • Phyllis Jean Wagemaker, 87, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.
  • Candace “Candy” Lee Sprague, 75, of Mears, died on Friday, December 9, 2022.
  • Robert Leroy Isley, 87, of Shelby, died on Sunday, December 11, 2022.
  • Renae Sue (Goralski) Riddle, 56, died on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
  • Naydene Bernardette Lipps, 75,of Hart, died on Saturday, December 17, 2022.
  • Yvonne D. Brown, 90, of Pentwater, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022.
  • Doris Mae Marsman, 92, of Casnovia, formerly of Mears, died on Saturday, December 17, 2022.
  • Marion Louise Sanford (Popp), 92, died on Thursday, December 22, 2022.
  • Debra Ann Roswell, 70, of Hart, died on Saturday, December 24, 2022
  • David Earl Near, 75, of Shelby, died on Thursday, December 29, 2022.
  • Francisco Perales Estrada Sr., 91, of Hart, died on Thursday, December 29, 2022.
  • Helen Marie Locke, 82, of Baldwin, died on Friday, December 30, 2022.
  • Maximina Gaytan, 72, of Pentwater, died on Saturday, December 31, 2022.

Updated Jan. 2, 2023

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