Obituaries

Terry Allan Schwemle

Terry Allan Schwemle, 41, died June 23, 2022, at his home in St. Helen, with his family by his side.   Cremation has taken place and a private memorial will be held at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home, St. Helen. Memorial contributions can be made to his children. He was born May 5, 1981, […]

Richard D. Gruber

Richard D. Gruber, Palm Harbor, FL, died June 6, 2022, in Palm Harbor. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Tuesday, July 5, at 9 a.m. He was born in Detroit July 5, 1932, in Detroit, to John and Marie (Kowalski) Gruber. Mr. Gruber spent summers at Prudenville. He was the definition of a talented […]

Edna Close

Former Pine Pantry owner and senior Olympian Edna Close, 87, Higgins Lake, died June 7, 2022, at home. A memorial will be held for her and her husband, Jim, at Mel’s Pine Pantry Restaurant, Higgins Lake, July 3, from 3 to 6 p.m. She was born Christmas day, Dec. 25, 1934, in Ferndale, the daughter of Edward and Mabel Hering. […]

Alice M. Vincent

Alice M. Vincent, 84, Roscommon, died June 14, 2022, at King Nursing & Rehabilitation Community. In accordance with her wishes, a graveside service was be held at Denton Township Cemetery June 22. Memorial donations may be made to PKD Foundation (Polycystic Kidney Disease) at www.pkdcure.org. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled arrangements. She was born Sept. 28, 1937, in Toledo, […]

Teresa Lynn Minzghor

Teresa Lynn Minzghor, 55, South Bend, IN, died June 12, 2022, at her home.   A graveside service washeld Wednesday, June 22, at Sunset View Cemetery in Jonesville, with Pastor Don Lee officiating. Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home, Jonesville. Memorial contributions may be made to her son, Nicholas Minzghor. She was born April 4, 1967, in Ypsilanti, to […]

Thomas Allen Swanson

Former Roscommon County Prosecuting Attorney Thomas Allen Swanson, 78, died June 13, 2022, at his Prudenville home. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date for those who want to share their numerous “Tom” stories.  His words in life and in death: “Do me a favor…Keep ‘er between the ditches.” He was born Feb. 29, 1944, […]

Beverly H. Malenfant

Beverly H. Malenfant, 80, Houghton Lake, died June 12, 2022, at Grayling Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. Visitation will be held at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, Thursday, June 23, from noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m. The Rev. Bryan Thompson will officiate the service. Interment will be in Roscommon Township Cemetery, Houghton Lake.  She was […]

William Lesman Jr.

William Lesman Jr., 93, former resident of The Brook of Houghton Lake, died in Cadillac May 27, 2022.  A service was held June 3 at Langeland Family Funeral Home, Portage, with Pastor Bill Abernathy officiating. Interment was in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Berean Baptist Church. The youngest of six […]

Jo Ann Wieferich

Jo Ann Wieferich, 90, Higgins Lake, died June 9, 2022, in Grayling, in the presence and comfort of her family. A funeral Mass was held June 14 at St. Hubert Catholic Church, Higgins Lake. A graveside service will be held in Lansing at a later date. She was born March 11, 1932, in Haslett, the daughter of Charles and Leto […]

Harry E. Moskal

Harry E. Moskal, 88, Roscommon, died June 10, 2022, at Roscommon.  A funeral will be held today (Thursday, June 16), at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr Rd., Sterling Heights, at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township. He was born June 24, 1933, in Detroit, to Joseph and Josephine (Klisz) Moskal. He married   Barbara Schaefer May […]


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