December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Obituaries

Earl C. Harrison Jr. and Virginia F. Harrison

Services for long-time Prudenville residents, Earl C. Harrison, Jr., 85 and his wife, Virginia F. Harrison, 81, who died within two days of each other will be held Saturday from the First Baptist Church, Prudenville. Earl died Dec. More...

Michelle Louise Spegel and baby Kayden Matthew

Michelle Louise Spegel, 19, Roscommon, and baby Kayden Matthew, died Dec. 11, 2009. A service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Roscommon, with the Rev. Wayne Dziekan officiating. More...

Albert E. 'Al' Altman

Houghton Lake resident Albert E. “Al” Altman, 87, died at his home Dec. 13, 2009, with his wife by his side. A service is planned for Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, with Father Anthony Cureton officiating. More...

Martha M. White

Martha M. White, 86, St. Helen, died Dec. 11, 2009, at West Branch Regional Medical Center in West Branch. Per her wishes a cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. More...

Alice M. Swain

Alice M. Swain, 74, St. Helen, died Dec. 12, 2009. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held at a later date. More...

Joyce J. (Martens) Verdun

Services for Joyce J. (Martens) Verdun, 78, Houghton Lake, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Markey Community Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. James N. Kent officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Cemetery, Markey Township. More...

Loretta C. Foote

Loretta C. Foote, Houghton Lake, died Dec. 2, 2009, at King Nursing Centre. She was 101. More...

Phyllis Jane (Sullivan) Marx

Phyllis Jane (Sullivan) Marx, 84, Prudenville, died Dec. 4, 2009, at her home, surrounded by her family. More...

Wayne D. Behnke

Wayne D. Behnke, 73, Roscommon, died Nov. 25, 2009, in Rockford. Fr. Tony Cureton will officiate a service Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church. Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements. More...

Virginia Mae Hurd

Roscommon resident Virginia Mae Hurd, 64, died Dec. 6, 2009, at her home. A memorial service will be held Dec. 12 at 1 p.m., with dinner to follow at St. Helen VFW Post 5680, where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. More...

Carlton 'Carl' Smith

Carlton “Carl” Smith, 53, Higgins Lake, died Dec. 12, 2009, at the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, with his family by his side. A service will be held Saturday, Dec. 19, at 1 p.m. More...

Patricia M. Ranville

Patricia M. Ranville, 85, Clare, formerly of Prudenville, died Dec. 15, 2009, at Prestige Place, Clare. A service will be held at St. John Vianney Church, Flint, Friday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m. More...

Betty Ann Miller

Former St. Helen resident Betty Ann Miller, 77, of Inverness, FL, died Dec. 11, 2009 with her daughter, Linda, at her side. A service will be held Friday at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in St. Helen. More...

Alvina E. Arnold

Alvina E. Arnold, 102, Houghton Lake, died at her home Dec. 13, 2009, with her family by her side. The Rev. William Winter will officiate a service Friday, Dec. 18, at noon at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel. More...

Robert E. Sartin

Robert E. Sartin, 51, Houghton Lake, died Dec. 11, 2009, at MidMichigan Medical Center, Clare. A service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison, with Barry Bisel officiating. More...

William Richard Giles Sr.

William Richard Giles Sr., Houghton Lake, formerly of West Bloomfield, died suddenly Dec. 9, 2009, at the age of 81. A service was held Dec. 14 at Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. More...

William 'Gary' Miesel

William “Gary” Miesel, 64, Houghton Lake, formerly of White Lake, died Dec. 9, 2009. The Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 9086 Hutchins Rd., White Lake More...

Kenneth M. Dennings Sr.

Services for Kenneth M. Dennings Sr., 102, Higgins Lake, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North, Roscommon. More...

Peggy J. Zimmerman

Peggy J. Zimmerman, 71, St. Helen, died Dec. 7, 2009, at her home. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at Hope Lutheran Church, St. Helen. More...

Edna S. Pemberton

Edna S. Pemberton, 71, formerly of the West Branch-St. Helen area, died Dec. 3, 2009, with her family by her side, at Central Michigan Community Hospital where she battled heart disease and kidney failure. Mrs. More...

Frederick J. Beyer

Frederick John Jacob Beyer, 82, Kernersville, NC, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at Centerclaire Nursing Home, Kernersville. More...

Pool Standings

Pool Standings Houghton Lake Senior Pool 12/7/09 Backdoor #2 14/129 Family Bar #1 13/125 Long Branch #1 11/116 Pressure Crack #2 9/97 Backdoor #1 4/96 Kilkare #2 8/95 Spikehorn #2 2/85 Family Bar #2 10/80 Spikehorn #1 5/79 Kilkare #1 7/77 Pressure More...

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