Obituaries

John Gilbert Cottrill, 55, of Tampa Bay, Florida, formerly of Frederic, Michigan, passed away August 26, 2017. John was born July 14, 1962, in Onsted, Michigan. He is survived by his children: Richard McKee (Autumn) of Grayling, John McKee of Alpena, Connie McKee of Charlevoix, Dennis McKee...
Holly Denise Shippy, 44, of Houghton Lake passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at home following a long illness. Holly was born on August 17, 1973, in Grayling, Michigan, to Frederick and Balkis (Fathi) Shippy.  Holly grew up in the Grayling and Houghton Lake areas and graduated from...
Frieda L. Volkenborn, age 92, of Beaver Creek Township, died October 14, 2017, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.  Funeral services were held October 18 at Beacon Assemble of God Church in Roscommon.  Arrangements by Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.
Norman Schmoock, 86, of Grayling, passed away on October 22, 2017.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, between 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home on Friday, October 27, 2017, at 12 noon. ...
Joseph Melvin Grass, 72, of Luzerne, passed away on October 13, 2017. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, on June 5, 1945, to the late Joseph and Mildred (Phillips) Grass. Joseph served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal in the Vietnam War. He was retired from General Motors. Joseph married Donna...
Francis Stephen “Grumpy” Kammer, 86, of Frederic, passed away on October 15, 2017. He was born on January 1, 1931, in Whiting, Indiana, to Francis and Amelia Kammer.  Francis married Bunny Kimball on August 19, 1988, at Camp Grayling.  He retired as a Chief Warrant Officer III, after 42...
Fleda Anne McWatters, 67, of Grayling, passed away on October 3, 2017. She was born on March 5, 1950, to the later Walter, Sr. and Clara (Dalton) Wilson. Fleda married Mike McWatters on October 5, 1974. They were married for 26 years before he preceded her in death in 2001. Spending time...
Bradley Roy Stephan, 82, passed away in an automobile accident on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, near Vassar, Michigan. Brad was born March 16, 1935, in Grayling, Michigan, to the late Alva B. and Ellen F. (Wolcott) Stephan.   He graduated from Grayling High School in 1953, and went on to...
Jason William Walker, 48, of Grayling (formerly of Grand Ledge), passed away on September 21, 2017.  He was born on July 9, 1969, in Lansing, Michigan, to Gary and Ginger (Belcik) Walker.   He graduated from Grand Ledge High School in 1987. Following high school, he attended local community...
Lillian Ward Parker, beloved sister, aunt and great-aunt, died Sept. 29, 2017, at home in Grayling after a long battle with cancer. Born January 30, 1940, in Birmingham, Alabama, Ward was preceded in death by her parents, Christine Gray and John Lake Parker, a retired U.S. Army major. Ward,...

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