2010-04-10 / Obituaries

Victor DeArce

Victor DeArce, 70, died Saturday, February 20, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey, following a stroke.

He was born January 30, 1940, in Los Angeles, California, to Guatalupe and Antonia (nee Ramirez) Nevarez.

Mr. DeArce worked in maintenance for the City of Mackinac Island, where he had previously worked for Grand Hotel as a chef.

He married Lula Belle Bunker April 16, 1994, in St. Ignace. They resided on Mackinac Island.

He is survived by his wife, Lula Belle, three stepsons and their families, Wayne and Pam Drost of Charlevoix, Duane Drost of Petoskey, and Robert Green Jr., of Seattle, Washington; one stepdaughter and her family, Tammy and Vernon May of Charlevoix, five grandchildren, Vernessa May, Alicia Drost, Elisabeth Drost, Jesse Drost, and Isaac Drost.

A gathering took place Wednesday, February 24, at the Mackinac Island Community Center from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Dodson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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