Obits

Obit: Beatrice Mae Stibitz Dornbos, 89, Ludington

November 16, 2013
Obit: Beatrice Mae Stibitz Dornbos, 89, Ludington

Beatrice Mae Stibitz Dornbos, aged 89 of Ludington, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at her home.  Bea was born on June 18, 1924 in Fremont, the daughter of Henry and Anna (Bowman) Hinken, and graduated from Fremont High School with the class of 1942.  On April 26, 1946, she married Gerald A. Stibitz. They made their home in Muskegon and…

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Obit: Wilbert C. “Bert” Wagner, 85, formerly of Custer

November 14, 2013
Obit: Wilbert C. “Bert” Wagner, 85, formerly of Custer

Wilbert C. “Bert” Wagner, age 85, formerly of Custer, passed away Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at the Mill Creek Memory Care Community in Marquette where he’d been a resident for over 7 months. Bert was born April 21, 1928 in Sherman Township, to Godfrey and Linda (Knoll) Wagner and grew up on the family farm with his father and older…

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Obit: Nioma Silvis, 90, Riverton Twp.

November 7, 2013
Obit: Nioma Silvis, 90, Riverton Twp.

Nioma Phoebe Silvis, aged 90 of Riverton Township, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Oakview Medical Care Facility.  Nioma was born on March 9, 1923, the daughter of Ervin and Alice (Stuck) McVicker, and married Willis L. “Jim” Silvis on June 6, 1942. If Nioma had a Lucky number it would have been seven as she had seven children,…

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Obit: Garrett Ian Lake, 11, Branch

November 1, 2013
Obit: Garrett Ian Lake, 11, Branch

Garrett Ian Lake age 11 of Branch, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Friday October 25, 2013.  He was born on October 25, 2002 in Ludington and lived in Mason County for his entire life. He attended Mason County Eastern Schools and was actively involved in Student Council, the annual elementary school Christmas programs and the boys’ basketball team. Garrett…

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Obit: Frederick Holden, 38, Scottville

October 30, 2013
Obit: Frederick Holden, 38, Scottville

Frederick M. Holden passed away peacefully on October 27, 2013 at Spectrum Health Rehab and Nursing Center in Grand Rapids, after being hit by a deer on his new favorite Honda motorcycle Oct. 1. Fred grew up in Manistee County with his parents, Frederick L. Holden and Cynthia (Cain), and sister. He attended Onekama Public Schools until his junior year,…

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