ROSCOMMON – Not sure what you’re doing yet on Valentine’s Day this year? How does relaxing in front of a cozy fireplace with friends, food, and fine wine sound? You may find yourself receiving a “fun” door prize, or the winner of one of 25 themed baskets that will be … MORE
Patricia H. Tighe, 75, passed away February 6, 2016 at Troy Beaumont Hospital.
She was born on December 27, 1940, the daughter of Stanley and Josephine (Walsh) Cockburn. On October 8, 1960 she married James Tighe at St. Cecilia’s Church in Detroit.
Shannon Lynn Hopkins, 38, of Houghton Lake passed away Feb. 4 at home with her loving family by her side.
She was born on November 21, 1977 in Mt. Clemens to Ben Cox and Tamera Dickson.
Mrs. Hopkins was a homemaker and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. … MORE
Rosa M. Sergent, 94, of Houghton Lake passed away February 6, 2016 at the Hilltop Manor Heathcare Center.
Rosa was born on February 25, 1921 in Buleah Dean, North Carolina to Mitchell and Nancy (McKinny) Butler. She was employed in automotive parts factories her whole life, retiring in 1976 after … MORE
Yvonne “Bonnie” Sprague, 89, of Houghton Lake passed away February 2, 2016 at The Brook Retirement Community of Houghton Lake.
She was born on March 17, 1926 in Houghton Lake to Jess and Lerita (Henry) Stanley. She grew up in Houghton Lake and attended the Old Stone School. In Harrison … MORE
Mark Martin, known as one of the best educators on fishing, is bringing his Ice Fishing Vacation/School to Houghton Lake. The Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau is sponsoring the event.
“We are pleased to accommodate Martin,” HLATB President Dave Clouse said. … MORE
Lyle Eugene Canfield II, 41, a lifetime resident of Houghton Lake, passed away Jan. 30, 2016 at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City after a brief, but intense, battle with an aggressive cancer.
He was born in Grayling on Oct. 24, 1974 to Lyle Eugene and Geneva Ann (Walker) Canfield.
Mr. … MORE
Donald Royce Barnes, 89, of Roscommon passed away Jan. 30, 2016 at his home.
He was born in Manton on March 16, 1926 to Lester Lloyd and Vera Alma (Tidey) Barnes. He married Vivian Marie (Crawford) July 2, 1948 in Manton. They resided in Roscommon since 1950.
Mr. Barnes retired … MORE
Orville Kenneth Young, 82, of Houghton Lake passed away January 28, 2016 at Horizon Senior Living, of St. Helen.
He was born on November 9, 1933 in Clayton Township, Genesee County, to Kenneth and Kathryn (Marz) Young. He served in the Navy Reserves from 1951 through 1954.
He was employed … MORE
LaVelle Kepler, 90, of Houghton Lake passed away January 27, 2016 at Hilltop Manor Healthcare Center, in Roscommon.
She was born on October 2, 1925 in Bengal, Oklahoma to John and Verda (Rian) Taylor. On April 23, 1943 she and George Kepler were united in marriage at Houghton Lake.
Mrs. … MORE