Deaths 2024

The following deaths have been reported to Mason County Press in 2024:

  • Ila Mae Smith, 94, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
  • Lawrence “Larry” Walter Tondu, 85, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, January 3, 2024.
  • Dr. Timothy Woltanski, 71, of Scottville, died on Thursday, January 4, 2024.
  • Kimberly Ann (Hasty) Leslie, 76, of Hart, formerly of Ludington, died on Sunday January 7, 2024.
  • Stanley Joseph Rokita, 70, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
  • Stephanie Adair Vineyard, 61, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
  • Barry Francis Vanas, 65, of Hart, died on Wednesday, January 10, 2024.
  • Jeffrey Erwin Fleetwood, 60, of Ludington, died on Friday, January 12, 2024.
  • Thomas James Claffey, 86, of Fountain, formerly of Hamlin Township, died on Friday, January 12, 2024.
  • Walter Urban, 91, of Fountain, died on Sunday, January 14, 2024.
  • Richard James Warner, 71, of Ludington, died on Sunday, January 14, 2024.
  • James Lund, 72, of Ludington, died on Sunday, January 14, 2024
  • Theodore “Ted” Parkinson, 82, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
  • Lancelot Christopher Peebles, 30, of Ludington, died on Thursday, January 18, 2024.
  • Dianna Marie Medema, 71, of Branch, died on Friday, January 19, 2024.
  • Rita M. Turin, 93, of Ludington, died on Saturday, January 20, 2024.
  • Keith Eugene Livengood Sr, 63, of Custer, died on Saturday, January 20, 2024.
  • James Morris Mazur, 69, of Victory Township, died on Thursday, January 25, 2024.
  • Calvin Anthony Garlick, 34, of Pensacola, Fla., formerly of Scottville, died on Friday, January 26, 2024.
  • Patricia Lynn Willick, 87, of Ludington, died on Friday, January 26, 2024.
  • Gail Konyndyk, 70, died on Sunday, January 28, 2024.
  • James Michael Krieg, 74, of Ludington, died on Sunday, January 28, 2024.
  • Virginia Anthony, 70, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.
  • James Finley, 75, of Ludington, died on Friday, February 2, 2024.
  • Duane R. Ely, 73, of Walhalla, died on Sunday, February 4, 2024.
  • Rosalie Price, 95, former longtime resident of Custer, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.
  • Lila Dawn (Schultz) Talsma, 89, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.
  • Barbara Bush, 77, of Muskegon, formerly of Ludington, died on Thursday, February 8, 2024.
  • Marlene J. Monton, 87, of Ludington, formerly of Pentwater and The Villages of Florida, died on Saturday, February 10, 2024.
  • Michael S. Wolfe, 58, of Manistee, died on Saturday, February 10, 2024.
  • Donald Joseph Vandling, 58, of Ludington, died Sunday, February 11, 2024,
  • Rommie MacDonald, 65, of Scottville, died on Sunday, February 11, 2024.
  • Ellen “Ellie” Marie Westcott, 89, of Ludington, died on Monday, February 12, 2024.
  •  Peyton Elaine Hughey, the daughter of Grace Huffman and Jonathan Hughey of Shelby, was born on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
  • Phillip John Karnicki, 60, of Branch, died on Thursday, February 15, 2024.
  • Fred Paul Haight, 73, of Ludington, died on Thursday, February 15, 2024.
  • Walter William Carroll, 63, of Scottville, died on February 16, 2024.
  • Doris L. Englebrecht, 85, of St. Ignace, longtime resident of Custer and Riverton, died on Saturday, February 17, 2024.
  • Stanley “Gary” Kondracki, 75, of Custer, died on Sunday, February 18, 2024.
  • Donna Jean (Figgins) Wheeler, 76, of Ludington, formerly of Shelby and Ajo, Arizona, died on Monday, February 19, 2024.
  • Gaye Marie Adamczyk, 85, of Ludington, died on February 20, 2024.
  • Christopher Edward Swantek, 61, of Fountain, died on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.
  • Larry Roy Stanton, Jr., 51, formerly of Fountain, died on Thursday, February 22, 2024.
  • John Michael Thibert, 77, of Ludington, died on Friday, February 23, 2024.
  • Ronald C. Zeeff, 83, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.
  • Keith Dale Sheffield, 67, of Ludington, died on Thursday, February 29, 2024.
  • Mary Ann (Bradshaw) Cogle, 84, of Ludington, died on Sunday, March 3, 2024.
  • Joyce Eva (Collins) Hannes, 81, of Ludington, died on Sunday, March 3, 2024.
  • Susan June Smith, 84, of Ludington, died on Sunday, March 3, 2024.
  • Nona Joanne Simons, 95, of Ludington, died on Sunday, March 3, 2024.
  • Gary LeRoy Klemm, 74, of Ludington, died on Tuesday March 5, 2024.
  • Wanda Ellen Bradford, 82, formerly of Ludington, died on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.
  • Karl Peckstein Sr., 82, of Ludington, died on Thursday, March 7, 2024.
  • Michael Roland Piper, 72, of Ludington, died on Thursday, March 7, 2024.
  • Lane Charles Cooper, 82, of Freeport, formerly of Ludington died Sunday, March 10, 2024
  • Thomas Eugene Lawler, 75, of Scottville, died on March 11, 2024.
  • Joshua VandenHeuvel, 40, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.
  • Jeffery Kurt Rittenhouse, 59, of Scottville, died on Thursday, March 14, 2024.
  • Gene F. Tracy, 77, of Saginaw, formerly of Ludington, died on Thursday, March 14, 2024.
  • Ann Louise (Nelson) Kasley, 58, of Ludington, died on Friday, March 15, 2024.
  • Shirley Ann Eschels, 91, of Scottville and Ludington, died on Sunday, March 17, 2024.
  • Woodrow “Woody” Millspaugh Jr.,  78, of Scottville died on Sunday, March 17, 2024.
  • Anna Marilyn Hasenbank, 90, of Free Soil, died on Saturday, March 23, 2024.
  • Robert C. Campbell, DDS, 91, of Scottville died on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.
  • Daniel John Hinds, 68, formerly of Ludington, died on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.
  • Russell Carl Bedker, 77, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2024.
  • Jan Marie (Howe) Jeffrey, 73, of Ludington, died on Friday, March 29, 2024.
  • Mary Yvonne (Bardos) Stalter, 65, of Custer, died on Saturday, April 6, 2024.
  • Cynthia Lynn Schulz, 61, of Custer, died on Saturday, April 6, 2024.
  • Mark Timothy Willis, 75, of Ludington, died on Saturday, April 6, 2024.
  • Mary Yvonne (Bardos) Stalter, 65, of Custer, died on Saturday, April 6, 2024.
  • Maribeth Jane Nettleman, 79, of Bradenton Fla. and Ludington, died on Saturday, April 6, 2024
  • Donna L. Larson, 83, of Ludington died on Monday, April 8, 2024.
  • Betty M. Billings, 96, of Ludington died on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.
  • David A. Gustafson, 66, of Baldwin died on Thursday, April 11, 2024.
  • Fayetta Dawn Griffith, 89, of Custer died on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
  • Eric Neil Lindenau Jr., 29, of Scottville, died on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
  • Hilda May (Brown) Parker, 98 of Ludington, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.
  • John F. Lehman, 85, of Branch died on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
  • June Ann Maynard, 70, of Fountain, died on Monday April 15, 2024.
  • Judy Marie Holden, 83, of Fountain, died on Tuesday April 23, 2024.
  • Stanley Brian Schroeder, 83, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, April 24, 2024.
  • Patricia Joan (Willemin) Stevenson, 87, of Ludington, died on Friday, April 26, 2024.
  • Kathleen “Kathy” Ann Schultz, 74, of Ludington, died on Friday, April 26, 2024.
  • Thomas Joseph Kolaski, 62, of Ludington, died on Sunday, April 28, 2024.
  • Danny K. Manning, 77, of Ludington, died on Monday April 29, 2024.
  • Lucita Bullard, 73, of Custer, died Tuesday, on April 30, 2024.
  • Wilbur Verner Nelson, 98, of Ludington, died on Wednesday May 1, 2024.
  • Harry Lee Fargo, 84, of Fountain, died on Sunday, May 5, 2024.
  • Adam Alfred Fredrickson, 37, of Manistee, died on Monday, May 6, 2024.
  • Gary Michael Boyer, 32, of Mancelona, formerly of Irons, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.
  • John Gordon Roehrig, 67, of Ludington, died on Wednesday May 8, 2024.
  • Janet Sue Doetze, 78, of Irons, died on Wednesday May 8, 2024.
  • Fredrick Arthur Collins, 65, of Fountain, died on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.
  • Dennis Franklin Houk, 79, of Pentwater, died on Thursday, May 9, 2024.
  • Patricia Evelyn Petersen, 91 of Ludington, died on Friday, May 10, 2024.
  • Terry Ann Guthridge, 74, of Free Soil, died on Friday, May 10, 2024.
  • John “Jack” Treml, 88, of Custer, died  on Sunday, May 12, 2024.
  • Mary E. Halvorson, 81, of Ludington, died on Sunday, May 12, 2024.
  • Donald Lee Cameron, Jr., 88 of Free Soil, died Tuesday, May 14, 2024.
  • Ernie Roy Larson, 65, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.
  • Danny Leon Griffith, 71, of Ludington, died on Thursday, May 16, 2024.
  • Ryan Nicholas Knudsen, 44, of Ludington, died on Monday, May 20, 2024.
  • Kenneth Staba, 98, of Scottville, died on Monday, May 20, 2024.
  • William “Bill” Jack Willoughby, 52, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
  • Tammy Sue (Miller) Prim, 53, of Manistee, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
  • Mary Agnes (Green) Quillan, 87, of Scottville, died on Friday, May 24, 2024.
  • Merlene Katherine Pomranka, 76, of Ludington, formerly of Coldwater, died on Wednesday May 29, 2024.
  • Gary Edward Castonia, 75, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.
  • Curtis Ivan Riffle, 91, of Custer, died on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.
  • Gerald Roger Adamczyk, 92, of Ludington, died on Friday, June 7, 2024.
  • Kathleen Louise (Darr) Biteman, 72, formerly of Scottville, died on Saturday, June 1, 2024.
  • Marilyn Grace (Hawley) Johnson, 96, of Ludington, died on Sunday, June 9, 2024.
  • Jon Lawrence Jensen, Sr, 83, of Howard, Ohio, formerly of Manistee, died Tuesday, June 11, 2024.
  • Calvin Warren Young, 76, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Free Soil, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.
  • Ronnie Denis Smith, 84, of Amber Township, died on Friday, June 14, 2024.
  • Nancy L. Miller, 94, of Dexter, formerly of Walhalla, died on Sunday, June 16, 2024.
  • Ivan J. Anthony, 86, of Ludington, died on Monday, June 17, 2024.
  • Evelyn Lillian (Gould) Hartley, 86, of Scottville, died on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.
  • Nancy Louise Duffy, 93, of Ludington, died Wednesday, June 19, 2024.
  • Nancy Pajonk, 75, of Ludington, died on Thursday, June 20, 2024.
  • Nancy Ruth Nielsen, 77, of Ludington, died on Thursday, June 20, 2024.
  • Thomas D. Holder, 74, of Ludington, died on Monday, June 24, 2024.
  • Cynthia L. (HallHooper, 81, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.
  • Luke Charles Rangel, 47, of Burbank Cali., formerly of Ludington, died on Friday, June 28, 2024.
  • Jonathan James Stewart, 47, of Ludington, died on Friday, June 28, 2024.
  • Carolyn Ann Karboske, 88, of Ludington, died on Saturday, June 29, 2024.
  • Herbert Golnick Jr., 61, of Ludington, died on Saturday, June 29, 2024.
  • Jayson Charles Brooks, 77, of Fountain, died on Saturday, June 29, 2024.
  • Peter Paul Mazurek, 70, of Ludington, died on Saturday, June 29, 2024.
  • Cheryl Darlene Lopatka, 76, of Ludington, died on Monday, July 1, 2024.
  • Mathew John Mazeika, 84, of Ludington, died on Monday, July 1, 2024.
  • Nina Myrtle Clark, 86, of the Kalamazoo Area, formerly of Ludington, died Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
  • William Frederick Montgomery, 76, of Ludington, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2024.
  • Donald Verne Miller, 93, of Ludington, died on Thursday, July 4, 2024.
  • Steven Aranyi, 89, of Ludington, died on Saturday, July 6, 2024.
  • Helen Francis (Gorzynski) VanLoon, 94, of Ludington, died on Thursday, July 11, 2024.
  • Peggy Sue Gasparas, 61, of Custer, died on Friday, July 12, 2024.
  • Thomas Ray Dodson Jr., 56, of Branch, died on Monday, July 15, 2024.
  • Shari L. (Rude) Hoskins, 82, of Ludington, died on Monday, July 15, 2024.
  • Daniel Joseph McCarthy, 72, of Scottville, died on Tuesday, July 16, 2024.
  • John Levi Ball, 83, of Ludington, died on Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • Roger Allen Anderson, 65, of Ludington, died on Sunday, July 21, 2024.
  • Michael Dennis Griffith, 74, of Ludington, died on Sunday, July 21, 2024.
  • Jacob “Frank” Judis, 94, of Irons died on Thursday, July 18, 2024.

Updated July 23, 2024

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