January 3, 2008 RSS feed / Obituaries

Ella Mildred Nelson

Ella Mildred Nelson, 91, longtime resident of The Dalles, OR, and former Houghton Lake resident died at her home Dec. 8, 2007. A service was held Dec. 13 at Zion Lutheran Church. Private family burial was in Threemile Cemetery. More...

Irene Jaruzel

Irene Jaruzel, 85, Prudenville, died Jan. 8, 2008, at King Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, Houghton Lake. Private family services will be conducted. Burial will be in Denton Township Cemetery. More...

Mary Jane Bailey

Mary Jane Bailey, 77, Roscommon, died Jan. 1, 2008, at Mercy Hospital, Grayling. A service is planned for Friday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m., at St. Michael Catholic Church, with Father Anthony Citro officiating. More...

Edward R. Zielinski

Edward R. Zielinski, 68, Houghton Lake, died Dec. 30, 2007, at West Branch Regional Medical Center. A service will be held Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, with Fr. Tony Cureton officiating. More...

Patrick John Hodges

Patrick John Hodges, Roscommon, died Dec. 30, 2007, at the age of 70, surrounded by his family. Fr. Bernard Tyler will officiate a funeral service today (Thursday) at St. James Catholic Church at 11 a.m. More...

Paulette (Schmidt) Groh

Paulette (Schmidt) Groh, 65, Roscommon, died Dec. 28, 2007, at her daughter's home in Coleman, surrounded by her family. A service is planned for today (Thursday) at 1 p.m. at Christler Funeral Home-Prudenville Chapel. More...

Valerie J. Kepler

Valerie J. Kepler, 78, Prudenville, died Jan. 8, 2008. A memorial service will be held in the spring at Denton Township Cemetery, Prudenville, where burial will take place. More...

Marie L. Lapham

Marie L. Lapham, 72, Prudenville, died Jan. 7, 2008, at her home. Private family services will be conducted. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. More...

William Tyler Ries

William Tyler Ries, 28, of Prudenville died Jan. 4, 2008, as a result of an automobile accident. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Moose Lodge. More...

Lisa D. Muma

Lisa D. Muma, 29, Gladwin, died Jan. 3, 2008, at home. Hall-Kokotovich Funeral Home (www.hall-kokotovichfuneralhome.com), Gladwin, handled arrangements. A service is planned there for Monday, Jan. More...

Fredric J. 'Jack' Balesky

Services were held Dec. 29 at the Gorsline- Runciman Funeral Home, East Lansing, for Fredric J. "Jack" Balesky, 78, who died Dec. 25, 2007, in East Lansing. Mr. Balesky, who lived at Higgins Lake and East Lansing, was born in Saginaw to Fred W. More...

Frank L. Nicolai Jr.

Services were held Dec. 27 for Houghton Lake resident Frank L. Nicolai Jr., 86, who died Dec. 25, 2007, at the Grand Rapids Veterans Home. The Rev. Bryan Thompson officiated the services at Christler Funeral Home - Houghton Lake Chapel. More...

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