Deaths 2019

The following deaths have been reported to Mason County Press in 2019.

  • Donna Caroline Brucato, 83, of Ludington, died on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
  • Linda Theresa Backus, 69, of Branch, died on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
  • Joseph A. Merta, 87, of Branch, died on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
  • Kerry L. Howe, 59, of Ludington died Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
  • Marianne Gibbs Smith, 76, of Ludington died on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
  • Donna Rader, 80, of Ludington, died on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

  • Orville John Olson, 84, of Ludington, formerly Beaver Dam, Wisc., died on Friday, January 4, 2019.
  • Dianna M. Harvey, 59, of Free Soil died on Monday, January 7, 2019.
  • Susan (Liles) Czelada, 67, of Ludington, formerly of Lansing died on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
  • Mona Sophia Halladay, 96, of Ludington died January 9, 2019.
  • Joseph David Thibert, 73, of Ludington, died on Thursday, January 10, 2019.
  • Renee Nicole Beer, 29, of Ludington, formerly of Traverse City, died on Sunday, January 6, 2019.
  • Anna Mary Harris, 95, of Ludington, died on January 10, 2019.
  • Elsbeth R. Palnau, 86, died on Sunday, January 13, 2019.
  • Barbara Ann Anderson, 93, of Ludington, died on Sunday, January 13, 2019.
  • Cindy Lou Carpenter, 61, of Scottville, died on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
  • Susie Mary Gorecki, 64, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
  • Mary Ann Jensen, 74, of Scottville, died on Monday, January 21, 2019.
  • Gloria Raskey, 77, of Ludington died on Monday, January 21, 2019.
  • Elizabeth “Lisa” Schulte, 63, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
  • Patrick Mohr, 53, of Scottville died on Thursday, January 24, 2019.
  • Barbara E. Johnson, 75, of Ludington, died on Sunday, January 27, 2019 .
  • Phyllis Jean Lessnick, 79, of Scottville, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
  • Lucille Evelyn (Mulholland) Bos, 99, died on Thursday, January 31, 2019.
  • Margaret Mary Hullinger, 63, of Ludington, died on Thursday, January 31, 2019.
  • Marsha Giles, 79, of Ludington, died on Friday, February 1, 2019.
  • Tracy Duane Bothwell, 62, of died on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
  • Gladys Boyer, 92, of Custer passed away Monday, February 4, 2019.
  • Norman James White, 84, of Ludington, died on Sunday, February 3, 2019.
  • Charles Patrick Walker, 55, of Branch Twp. died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
  • Betty Jane Grafton, 94, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
  • Brandon Wheeler, 52, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
  • Donald Arthur Verduin, 71, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2019.
  • Robert “Bob” Boyd Seelhoff, 65, of Ludington, died Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
  • Donna Lou Liebetreu, 82, of Ludington died on Monday, February 11, 2019.
  • Doris Jean Kellogg, 96, of Ludington, died on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
  • Teresa Jaye Gavrilides, 62, of Ludington, died Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
  • Yvonne Louise Castonia, 81, of Ludington died on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
  • Harcourt E. “Bud” Quick Jr., 77, of Ludington, died on Sunday, February 17, 2019.
  • Eugene Miston Sr., 87, of Fountain died on Monday, February 18.
  • Dorothy Mae Gunberg, 99, of Ludington, died on Thursday, February 14, 2019.
  • Therese Marie Soles, 61, of Scottville, died on Saturday, February 16, 2019.
  • Michael L. Cole, 72, of Branch died on Monday, February 18, 2019.
  • Toni Lee Sanford Strahan, 39, of Ludington, died on Saturday, February 16, 2019.  An obituary will run on Thursday.
  • James “Jim” Schwass, 89, of Scottville died on Saturday, February 23.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville.
  • Freda Mae Shumsky, 93, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
  • Leona Iris Davis, 91, of Branch, died on Monday, February 25, 2019.
  • Marshall Peter White, 92, of Ludington, formerly of Grand Haven, died on Sunday, February 24, 2019.
  • Helen Mary Knapp, 96, of Branch, died on Monday, February 25, 2019.
  • Karen S. Brandon, 69, of Ludington died on Monday, February 25, 2019.
  • Lois Renae Rozell, 70, of Scottville, formerly of Phoenix, Ariz., died on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
  • Lucille Pickard, 82, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
  • Norma M. Kissell, 87, of Custer, formerly of Scottville, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019.  Arrangements by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville.
  • Danny A. Miller, 63, of Fountain died on Thursday, February 28 at his home.
  • LaVern Nesper, 87, of Ludington died on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
  • Richard Eugene Wojtaszak, 87, of Ludington died Sunday, February 24, 2019.
  • Russel Richard Blucker, 81, of Ludington, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019.
  • Gary F. Hermann, 69, of Ludington, died on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
  • Marshall Peter White, 92, of Ludington, died on February 24, 2019.
  • Lori Ann Taylor, 60, of Ludington, died Friday, March 1, 2019.
  • Guadalupe Molina Escamilla-Esparza, 66, of Ludington, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
  • Clair R. Edson Jr., 81, of Scottville died Thursday, March 7, 2019.
  • Raymond C. Patten, 62, of Fountain died on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
  • Michael Robert Lucas, 65, of Grand Rapids, died on Monday, March 12, 2019.
  • George E. Hansen, 91, of Scottville, died on Monday, March 11, 2019.
  • David William Bick, 62, of Lakeland, Fla. formerly of Scottville, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
  • Marceline Marie (Padgett) O’Brien, 37, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
  • Joshua Robert Delbarker, 41, of Ludington, died on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
  • Laude E. Hartrum II, 88, of Ludington, died on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  Services are pending.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com.
  • Agnes “Aggie” Bellanger, 79, of Ludington, died on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  Services are pending. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.OakGroveLudington.com.
  • Rodolfo “Rudy” Rodriguez, 92, of Ludington, died on Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Kim Leland, 64, of Scottville died on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com.
  • Rodolfo “Rudy” Rodriguez, 92, of Ludington, died on Saturday, March 16, 2019.
  • William “Bart” Simpson, 68, of Ludington died Saturday, March 16.
  • Merretta McCormick, 89, of Fountain died on March 20, 2019

List of 2018 deaths

List of 2017 deaths.

List of 2016 deaths.

List of 2015 deaths.

List of 2014 deaths. 

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