Deaths 2019

The following 2019 deaths have been reported to Oceana County Press.

  • Anntoinette “Tina” Marie Tinkham, 59, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, January 10, 2019.
  • June Barber Bartholomew, 94, of Montague, died on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
  • Phillip C. “Chuck” Persenaire, 83, of Silver Lake, died on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
  • Larry B. Huls, 82, of Rothbury, died on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
  • Dianna S. Raider, 71, of Rothbury, died on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
  • Susan Louise Funderburg, 63, of Walkerville, died on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
  • Janet L. Ward, 76, of Shelby, died on Monday, January 14, 2019.
  • Robert C. “Bob” Erickson, 90, of Shelby, died on Friday, January 18, 2019.
  • Joel Michael Lloyd, 26, of Hart, died on Sunday, January 27, 2019.
  • Antonio Revilla, Jr., 58, of Shelby, died on Saturday, January 26, 2019.
  • Diane L. Buck, 69, of Shelby, died on Sunday, January 27, 2019.
  • Carolyn Kay Davila, 71, of Pentwater, died on  Thursday, January 31, 2019.
  • Brian L. Hukill, 47, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
  • Angel Pena-Salinas, 70, of Shelby, died on Thursday, January 31, 2019.
  • Thomas F. Fodrocy, 78, of Shelby, died on Sunday, February 10, 2019.
  • Stanley Frederic Sanford, 93, of Shelby died on Sunday, February 10, 2019.
  • Timothy J. Clark, 56, of Montague, died on Thursday, February 7, 2019.
  • Paula Lopez, 86, of Shelby, died on  Monday, February 4, 2019.
  • William Anderson, 82, of Montague, died on Thursday, Febrauary 21, 2019.
  • Michael A. “Monkey” Parsons, 32, of Hart, died on Friday, February 15, 2019.
  • Timothy J. Mangold, 54, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
  • Jean C. Koehler, 95, of Montague, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
  • Robert N. Bagley, 84, of Montague, died on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
  • Russell “Russ” Duane Hirdes, 73, of Rothbury, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
  • Virginia Hoover Mittag, 99, of Hart, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
  • Patsy “Pat” Beatty, 68, of Montague, died on Friday, March 1, 2019.
  • Dorothy (Barritt) Juterbock, 95, of Mears, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019.
  • Lisa D. Smith, 56, of Ferry Township, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019.
  • Matthew “Matt” D. Norman, 59, of Mears, died on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
  • John Raeth, 92, of Shelby, died on Monday, March 4, 2019.
  • Lora L. Weaver, 62, of Ferry Township, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
  • Joyce E. Woodbury, 87, of Hart, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
  • David L. Waller, 76, of Shelby, died on Wednesday March 6, 2019.
  • Joan Ann Harryman, 66, of Hart, died on Friday, March 8, 2019.
  • Lyle Dwight Gale, 80, of Hart, died on Sunday, March 10, 2019.
  • James “Jim” M. Brondstetter, 56, of Shelby, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
  • Alaya Frances Melchor, 3, of Shelby, died on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
  • Newell Ware Wright, 93, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2019.
  • Daniel F. Babinec, 94, of Shelby died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
  • Ronald Lawrence Oomen, 69, of Fountain, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
  • Dorothy P. Bucher, 94, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
  • Dolly A. Renwick, 65, of Pentwater, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
  • Jean Rutt, 67, of New Era, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019.
  • Cheyenne Travis Lopez, 40, of Hart, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019.
  • Carl Grow Jr., 85, of Montague, died Sunday, March 24, 2019.
  • Dorothy A. Armstrong, 83, of Rothbury, died on Friday, March 22, 2019.
  • David Joseph Owczarski, 77, of Montague, died on Sunday, March 24, 2019.
  • Raymond B. Fekken, 91, of New Era, died on Friday, March 29, 2019.
  • Elizabeth “Libby” Wheatley, 57, of Montague, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
  • Vincent Michael Czarnecki, Jr., 84, of Hart, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
  • Ivah (Dzur Gifford) Memmott, 86, of Grand Haven, formerly of Rothbury, died on Sunday, March 31, 2019.
  • Clara Jean Hickey, 86, of Stony Lake, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
  • Leonard “Leon” Kay, 75, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
  • Jack V. Kiel, 66, of Shelby, died on Thursday, April 4, 2019.
  • Edward Lawrence Woodworth, 84, of Walkerville, died on Thursday, April 4, 2019.
  • Pauline Marie Steiger, 88, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, April 7, 2019.
  • Clarice Rayma Murphy, 91, of Walkerville, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
  • Judy Annette Lehman, 68, of Hart, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
  • Betty Ann (Bronkema) Stark, 73, of Hart, died on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
  • Theda Mae Vanden Heuvel, 95, of Hart, died on Sunday, April 21, 2019
  • Alice Jean Amstutz, 76, of Hart, died on Sunday, April 21, 2019.
  • Judith A. White, 78, of Hesperia, died on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
  • Kenneth Emory Walsworth, 71, of Mears died on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
  • Marshall Bahr, Jr., 85, of Shelby, died on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
  • Bradley Jay Jager, 68, of Rothbury, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019.
  • Don V. Pebbles, 77, of New Era died on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • Gordon Frank Wyns, 97, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • Michael D. Kelly, 77, of New Era, died on Monday, May 6, 2019.
  • Marion Gretchen Flanders, 94, of Montague, died on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
  • Wesley Eldon Carlson, 92, of Hart, died on Sunday, May 12, 2019.
  • Frances R. (Vasquez) Guardiola, 91, of Shelby, formerly of Muskegon, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
  • Dorinda Blohm, 61, of New Era died Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
  • Donna Mae Snow, 95, formerly of Montague, died on Monday, May 13, 2019.
  • Laverne Clarence Monton, 89, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
  • John Christian Marker, 97, of Mears, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
  • Vincent Rosar Morell, Jr., 41, of Silver Lake, died on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
  • Donald N. Hopper, 85, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
  • Richard David Rennhack, 36, of Muskegon, formerly of Hart, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
  • Patrick John Ustick, Jr., 52, of Hart, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
  • Barbara Ann Walker, 93, of Hart, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
  • Betty J. Cober, 91, of Stone Mountain, Georgia and formerly of Shelby, died on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
  • Todd H. Tufts, 43, of Hart, died on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
  • Gayl D. Nichols, 65, of Shelby, died on Monday, May 27, 2019.
  • Jean M. Burmeister, 98, of Whitehall and formerly of Shelby, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
  • Irene L. Rabe, 84, of Shelby, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
  • Matthew Charles Collins, 48, of Montague, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
  • Kathy C. Phillipo, 62, of Shelby, formerly of Walkerville, died on Friday, May 31, 2019.
  • Roger J. Morse, 90, of Shelby, died on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
  • William R. “Bill” Abrams, 93, of Shelby, died on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
  • Randall Jacob Rodriguez, 26, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
  • Phylis J. Kokx, 82, of Hart, died on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
  • Janyce L. Wiersema, 83, of New Era, died on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
  • Ruth Ann Kelley, 73, of Hart, died on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
  • June Barber Bartholomew, 94, of Montague, died on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
  • Edith L. Matney, 95, of Shelby, died on Friday, June 21, 2019.
  • William Reuben Lovell, 96, of Pentwater, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.
  • Barbara Jean (Johnson) Burmeister, 93, of Hart died on Sunday, June 23, 2019.
  • Peter Claudius VanIterson, 75, of Mears, died on Monday, June 24, 2019.
  • Shirley L. Parshall, 95, of Rothbury, died on Friday, June 21, 2019.
  • Edith L. Matney, 95, of Shelby, died on Friday, June 21, 2019.
  • Jody Lynn Love, 42, of Shelby, died on Friday, June 21, 2019.
  • Charlotte I. Bengtson, 89, of Muskegon and formerly of Montague, died on Monday, June 24, 2019.
  • Luvy L. Martinez, 57, of Hesperia died on Monday, June 24, 2019.
  • Robert J. “Bubba” Holmberg, 69, of New Era, died on Monday, June 24, 2019.
  • Richard L. Riddle, 84, of Elbridge Township, died on Monday, June 24, 2019.
  • Alyce Joyce Flowers, 92, of Pentwater, died on Saturday, June 29, 2019. 
  • Frank Koenigsknecht, 92, of Pentwater, died on Friday, June 28, 2019.
  • Wilma B. Riley, 89, of Mears, died on Monday, July 1, 2019.
  • John Michael “Mike” Henderson, 74, of Mears, died on Thursday, July 4 2019.
  • Nancy Jean Helmer, 68, of Hart, died on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
  • Yvette Coralee Jernudd, 76, of Hart, died on Friday, July 5, 2019.
  • Edward Bauer, 90, of Mears, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
  • Robert R. Simmons, 79, of New Era, died on Monday, July 1, 2019.
  • George Eugene “Gene” Stark, 85, of Hart, died on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
  • Kevin John Shoup, 53, of School Section Lake, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
  • Rachel A. Hughey, 94, of Rothbury, died on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
  • Karen Sue Gale, 71, of Hart, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
  • Gordon L. Diepen, 79, of Muskegon and formerly of New Era, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
  • Wally Osborn, 92, of New Era, died on Monday, July 8, 2019.
  • Edward Bauer, 90, of Mears, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
  • Francis Lloyd Hiscock, 100, of Pentwater, died on Monday, July 15, 2019.
  • Bruce Carleton Walborn, 89, of Hart, died on Thursday, July 11, 2019.
  • William C. “Bill” Dukes, 88, of Shelby, died on Thursday, July 11, 2019.
  • Zella “Anne” Wade, 86, of Shelby, died on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
  • William Melendrez, 19, of Hart, died on Saturday, July 20, 2019 .
  • James Frank, 52, of Shelby, died on Monday, July 29, 2019.
  • Diane Boulais, 67, Ludington, died on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
  • Robert Ralph Childers, 77, of Pentwater, died on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. 
  • Scott Parsons, 43, of Hart, died on Sunday, August 11, 2019.
  • Layne Ross Six, 66, of Mears, died on Thursday, August 5, 2019.
  • Debra Ann (Graves) Slates, 62 of New Era, died on Saturday, August 7, 2019.
  • Cecilia Anna Knowles, 25, of Walkerville, died on Saturday, August 10, 2019.
  • Joyce Eilene Jensen, 77, of Ludington, formerly of Hart, died Saturday, August 10, 2019.
  • Scott Russell Parsons, 43, of Hart, died on Sunday, August 11, 2019.
  • Jennifer Lynn Fitzpatrick-Fekken, 44, of Montague, died on Sunday, August 11, 2019.
  • Carole Lyne Starr, 75, of Montague, died on Monday, August 12, 2019.
  • David Allan Driscoll, 81, of Montague, died on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
  • Patricia E. Flanery, 76, of Walkerville, died on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

  • Joan Rae Peterson, 88, of Hart, died on Saturday, August 17, 2019.
  • Katherine Mayrene Davey, 83, of Hart, died on Friday, August 23, 2019.
  • Michael L. Saunders, 71, of Shelby died on Saturday, August 24, 2019.
  • Peggy Studer, 60, of Whitehall, formerly of Shelby, died on Monday, August 26, 2019.
  • Helen J. Malda, 85, of New Era, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
  • Frances Lucille Tate, 92, of Hart, went to be with her Lord on August 28, 2019.
  • Arnold Robert Lambrix, 70, of Hart, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
  • Katherine Mayrene Davey, 83, of Hart, died on Friday, August 23, 2019.
  • Jean Elaine Streeting, 67, of Fruitland Township, died on Sunday, August 25, 2019.
  • Sharon Diane Krusinsky, 71, of Rothbury, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.
  • Betty Dorothy Christians, 63, of Pentwater, died on August 29, 2019.
  • Helen J. Malda, 85, New Era, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
  • Kristin M. Nichols, 52, of Shelby, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
  • Sandra L. “Sandy” Dunlap, 77, of Hesperia, died on Friday, August 30, 2019.

  • Donald Judson McGahan, 85, of Rothbury, died on Friday, September 6, 2019.
  • Martha J. Lathers, 86, of Hart, died on Friday, September 6, 2019.
  • Jean C. (Silvis) Tanner, 92, of Hart, died Friday, September 6, 2019.
  • Juan Delgado, Jr., 81, of Hart, died on Saturday, September 7, 2019.
  • Audrey Saum, 91, of Shelby, died on Monday, September 9, 2019 .

  • Julie Ann Quinn, 67, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
  • Charles “Chuck” Zamborowski, 80, of Hart, died on Saturday, September 14, 2019.
  • Cloyse G. Horton, 90, of Shelby, died on Sunday, September 15, 2019.
  • James R. “Jim Dog” Davidson, 50, of Sheridan Township, Mason County, died on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
  • Nancy Nims Walborn, 89, of Hart died on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

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