Obituaries

Anthony Louis Johns, 33, of Grayling, passed away on March 12, 2017. A private memorial service will be held. Condolences may be sent to www.sorensonlockwood.com Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.  
Patricia Ann Legg, 87, of Grayling, Michigan, passed away on March 5, 2017. Patricia was born on February 3, 1930, a daughter of the late Ethel (Sadler) and Lloyd Berry, Sr. She graduated from Grayling High School in 1949. Patricia married Donald L. Legg on October 3, 1949, at the Michelson...
Jeanine E. Jensen, 83, of Guthrie Lakes, Michigan, passed away on February 23, 2017. Jeanine was born in Grayling, Michigan, on February 5, 1934, a daughter of the late Evelyn (VanSickle) and Thorvald Sorenson.  She married Earl Jensen on November 1, 1952, in Grayling, Michigan.  Jeanine...
Mary Essmaker, 46, passed away on February 21, 2017.  Mary is survived by her parents, Bill and Anne Essmaker; her biological mother, Pat Nixon; her sister, Lora (Ken) Stoddard; brothers, John Southworth, Bill (Kelly) Essmaker, Erik (Laura) Essmaker, Terry Essmaker; sister, Rebecca Essmaker.  ...
Robert V. Shepherd, 60, of Grayling, passed away on February 11, 2017.  He was born in Pontiac, Michigan, on February 28, 1956, to Donald and Sandra Shepherd.  He married Katherine Ann Johnson on October 8, 1987, in Pontiac, Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, of 29 years; children...
Timothy Anthony Moore, 51, of Grayling, passed away on February 15, 2017. He was born in Charlevoix, Michigan, on September 22, 1965, to William  Leroy and Mary Madline (Washegesic) Moore.  Timothy was the youngest of ten children with two surviving brothers, Ernest and Patrick. Timothy...
Alfred Henry Harland, III died suddenly on February 13, 2017, at his home in Beaver Creek Township at the age of 65. He was born November 25, 1951, in Ferndale, the son of Alfred Harland, Jr. and Mary Elaine (Craig).   He resided in Wixom before moving to Grayling 50 years ago.  He owned and...
Edward Ernest Schultz, 95, of Grayling, passed away on February 18, 2017. He was born on April 27, 1921, to the late John and Ida (Scharmer) Schultz in Muskegon, Michigan.  Ed graduated from Muskegon High School in 1940, Muskegon Junior College in 1946, and University of Michigan in 1950. He...
Sharon Kay Rice, 66, of Grayling, made the ultimate journey to be with the Lord on February 15, 2017. She was born on August 5, 1950, in Sanford, Michigan, to Walter and Eleanor (Chinavere) Roe. Sharon married Daniel Rice on May 6, 1978, at Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church. She...
Carolyn Sue Stennett, 53, of Grayling, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. She was born May 5, 1963, in Pontiac, the daughter of Ernest and Carol (Eddy) Hopson. The first thing that people noticed about Carolyn was her sunny disposition and friendly...

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