Obituaries

Rita Anne Jackson, 92, of Lovells Township, passed away on April 5, 2017.  She was born on June 5, 1924, in New York City, New York, to the late William and Alice (Kehor) Post.   She was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy as a Pharmacist's Mate First Class in August of 1946.   Rita...
November 4, 1935-April 11, 2017  Lloyd B Crawford, 81, of Grayling, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  He was born in Grayling, on November 4, 1935, to Paul and Mabel (Kellogg) Crawford.  He married Helen (Sorenson) Shepherd on July 15, 1960.  Lloyd was a graduate of Grayling High...
Anna Mae Neilson of Grayling died at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital on April 3, 2017, at the age of 91.   Private family services will be held.  Burial will be at Beaver Creek Cemetery.   She was born in Detroit on September 5, 1925, the daughter of William Joseph and Vivian Marie (...
August 6, 1926 - March 21, 2017. A little over 90 years ago, on August 6, 1926, Carl & Francilia Hanson of Chestnut Street in Grayling became the very proud parents of a beautiful baby girl, me!  Jeanne Marie Hanson they named me, and I was to be the only daughter of four children.  We all...
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 (...

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