Obituaries

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...
Noreen Marie Kenyon, 81, of Gaylord, passed away on March 25, 2017.  Visitation will be held at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, between 4-8 p.m. Funeral service will be on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home. Interment will be...
John “Jack” P. Goss, 83, a long-time resident of Bessemer, Michigan, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 1, 2017, surrounded by his family. John was born on August 22, 1933, in Grayling, a son of Oscar and Claribell (Lovely) Goss.  He attended Grayling High School and graduated in 1951....
Frank John Klassen, 73, of Grayling, Michigan, passed away on March 16, 2017.  Frank was born in Gladwin, Michigan, on  June 5, 1943, a son of the late Ella Mae (Foote) and Frank Klassen.  Frank married Leah Carol Blakeslee on July 30, 1962 in Corry, Pa. They were married for 51 years before...
Rick Hetrick, 51, of Grayling, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the age of 51 years.    Rosary will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic of Mancelona on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Upon completion of the Rosary, visitation will take place up until just before the Requiem Mass...
Ernest Wayne “Ernie” Winston, 76, of Marysville, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was born May 14, 1940, in Grayling to the late Ernest Walter and Bernice Aletha Winston.  He married Gloria “Jean” on February 20, 1965, in Grayling.   Ernie worked as a union laborer in the construction industry...
Arthur Ralph Thayer, 91, of Grayling, Michigan, passed away on March 8, 2017. Arthur was born in Caledonia, Michigan, on September 15, 1925, a son of the late Lennah (Vaughn) and Burt Owen Thayer.  Art graduated from Chesaning High School in 1943. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. Art was...

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