Obits

Obit: Kathryn Lyon, 77, Ludington.

September 2, 2014
Obit: Kathryn Lyon, 77, Ludington.

Kathryn Louise Lyon, age 77 of Ludington, went home to Jesus on Sunday, August 31, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Richard; children, Mark (Tiffany) Lyon of Saratoga, CA., Susan (Steve) Merrill of Lowell, MI; grandchildren, Alexander and Jack Lyon, Aidan Roustan, Zachary and Mackenzie Merrill; sister, Donna J. (Glen) Murphy; and nieces and nephews.…

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Obit: Willadeen Rader, 89, Branch

August 28, 2014
Obit: Willadeen Rader, 89, Branch

Willadeen “Billie” Rader, age 89 of Branch, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  Billie was born on November 15, 1924 in Oceana County, the daughter of John and Olga (Holtz) Teichthesen, and graduated from Montague High School with the class of 1942.  On November 11, 1944, she married Richard “Dick” Rader in Montague and they celebrated…

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Obit: Roger Barnard, 68, Traverse City

August 26, 2014
Obit: Roger Barnard, 68, Traverse City

Roger Dean Barnard, age 68 of Traverse City, former resident of Ludington passed away peacefully on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Munson Hospice House.  Roger was born on December 30, 1945 in Saginaw, the son of Harry and Ella Barnard.  After the birth of his sister Lois, the family moved to Scottville in 1949 where he was raised and graduated from…

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Obit: Anna Miskevics, Chicago

August 15, 2014

Anna Rose Miskevics, aged 98 of Chicago, Illinois, former resident of Irons, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in Chicago. Anna was born on March 12, 1916 in Irons, the daughter of John and Amelia (Kaminskis) Wolukonis, and married Constantine Miskevics in 1940 at St. Bernard Catholic Church. They celebrated 44 years together before Constantine preceded her in death…

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Obit: Melissa Sue Fralic, 33, Hart

August 5, 2014
Obit: Melissa Sue Fralic, 33, Hart

Melissa Sue Fralic, aged 33 of Hart, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 2, 2014 with her loving family by her side.  Melissa was born on March 10, 1981 in Manistee, the daughter of Melvin and Linda (Wresinski) Kruse, and graduated from Manistee High School with the class of 1999.  She attended Central Michigan University, earning…

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