Obituaries

Anita Marie Laurent, 83, of Grayling passed away on the morning of September 3, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends. She is survived by four children, Debra Canfield (Leonard Gower), Jeanie (Steve) Smith, Terri Laurent and James (Brooke) Laurent; six grandchildren, Chris (Brittany)...
Mark (Max) Kenneth Larson, of Ruidoso, New Mexico, age 60, passed away Saturday, on September 1, 2018.  Mark was born March 28, 1958, the son of Larry and Shirley (Chapp) Larson of Roscommon, Michigan.  He lived in Ruidoso, New Mexico for the last 37 years. Mark was the Grandson of John and...
Shirley Ann (Harney) Johnston died September 6, 2018 while residing at StoryPoint assisted living facility in Rockford, Michigan. Shirley lived the majority of her life in Grayling, Michigan. She was born June 19, 1938 to Clarence (Bum) Harney and Alice (Bill) Harney who preceded her in death...
Donald William Fitzpatrick, age 79, passed away August 11, 2018 in Naples, Florida. Don was born in Grayling, Michigan on November 16, 1938 to Donald and Yvonne Fitzpatrick. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Fitzpatrick, and one brother, Dr. James S. Fitzpatrick...
Christine Lobsinger, passed away August 23, at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her father, Marshall Granger and in-laws, Eugene and Gertrude Lobsinger. Christine is survived by her husband Timothy and mother Sally Granger; children, Theresa (Todd) Van De Ven,...
Dawn Marie Cumberworth, age 45, of Clarksville, Tennessee, formerly of Grayling, Michigan, passed away on May 29, 2018, at her residence after a long battle with cancer. She was born on June 30, 1972 in Grayling to Neil and Shirley Horning Rouse. She is survived by her parents; husband Ronald...
Sherry Lee Young went home to be with the Lord on July 29, 2018, in Grayling, Michigan. She was 58.  Sherry was born on January 5, 1960, in Howell, Michigan to Elsie and Louis Kinaitis. Sherry had spent the last few years here in Grayling surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Sherry...
Richard Laurence Lepsy, age 61, passed away Saturday morning in his daughter’s home, surrounded by his children.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Jacqueline Lepsy.  He is survived by his wife Terry; 8 children, Joshua Lepsy, Jacob (Jessica) Lepsy, Sharon (Robert) Riso, Seth (Kim)...
Josephine Kersch, 87, of Grayling, passed away on August 14, 2018. Josephine was born in Austria on April 11, 1931, to Josef and Maria Dicka. Josephine married Franz Kersch on May 10, 1950, and came to the United States in August of 1950. Josephine enjoyed being around children, (called "...
Martin Joseph "Marty" Kengel, 53, of Lovells, passed away on August 19, 2018.  Marty was born on September 1, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Frank and Joyce (Kalvaitis) Kengel.  He was the beloved husband of Tamara Kengel (Duby), married on June 22, 2002.  Marty was a hard worker...

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