Obituaries

Irene Grace Peterson, 86, of Grayling, passed away on April 4, 2017. Irene was born in Clio, Michigan, on October 22, 1930, a daughter of the late Dorothy (Secord) and Carl  Tolles.  She married Dale Alexander Peterson on May 10, 1952, in Gaylord, Michigan. They were married for 63 years...
Karen Eileen Mirate (12/17/45 - 3/26/17)  Karen Eileen Mirate, 71, of Prairie du Sac,  Wisconsin, passed away painlessly on March 26, 2017, at home after a long bout with Alzheimer's disease.   She retired from the University of Wisconsin in 2012. She was a pianist, church organist, and...
May 14, 1928-April 9, 2017 John Keir was born on May 14, 1928, in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.  His father John was a recent Scottish immigrant and his mother Elizabeth (Bosch) was of German heritage.   After graduating from Grosse Pointe High School he attended the University of Michigan...
Lillian "Grace" Seperic, 97, of Grayling, Michigan, passed away on March 28, 2017. Grace was born in Dollar Bay, Michigan, on October 25, 1919, a daughter of the late Lydia A (Myers) and Richard Leroy Oliver.  She married Anthony Seperic on June 7, 1940, at People's Church in East Lansing,...
Esther Anne Yaksich, age 88, of Roscommon, died March 31, 2017, at Crawford Continuing Care Center.   Esther was born in Fowlerville to Leo and Caroline L. (Wooden) Glover on July 26, 1928.  She lived most of her life in the Roscommon/St. Helen area.  Esther had been a clerk/typist at Tolfree...
“The star from Sparr now shines from afar…”  Harry Patrick Kauffman, 83, of Grayling passed away at home on Saturday, March 25, 2017, after an intense battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Harry was born on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1934, in Warren, Michigan, the son of Joseph and Margaret (...
Mary Sue “Sheba” Haight, age 93, of Beaver Creek Township, died March 30, 2017, at Grayling Nursing & Rehabilitation Community. Per her wishes, a gathering to rejoice and celebrate will be held Monday, July 3, 2017, beginning at noon at the home of her son, Glenn.   Arrangements are by...
Kenneth Martin “Chappie” Chapp, 82, passed away on March 29, 2017, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.   He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Greta Rasmussen; and twin daughters, Paula Andrews (Scott) and Patricia Forman (Larry); and two grandchildren, Max and Ashley; and...
Eunice Irene Weaver, 95, of Frederic, Michigan, passed away on March 20, 2017.  Eunice was born in Galien, Michigan, on January 23, 1922, a daughter of the late Clarissa (Britton) and Clifford Beck.  She married Frank Delbert Weaver on September 28, 1940. They were married for 35 years before...
Robert W. Chumack, 85, of Grayling, Michigan, passed away on March 22, 2017. Robert was born in Detroit, Michigan, on September 9, 1931, a son of the late Nettie (Lilac) and William  Chumack.  He married Roxie Riehl on April 14, 1956. Bob served in the U.S. Navy as an SA in the Korean War. He...

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