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North Cummins

March 30, 1999 - June 11, 2017
Traverse City, MI



Saturday, July 8, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Interlochen Eagle, back outside Pavilion
20724 Honor Hwy
Interlochen, MI 49643
(231) 275-7189

The family will continue with an informal gathering from 3pm to 5pm.


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Go Fund Me page to help his daughter, Marley
Web Site


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
Driving Directions
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Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
Driving Directions
Web Site

Blossom Shop
1023 E. Eighth St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 932-9470
Driving Directions
Web Site

Lilies Of The Alley
227 E. State St - Alley
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 360-3620
Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


North Robert (Sheaffer) Cummins; Traverse City, has flown free to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was born on March 30, 1999 in Traverse City the son of Susan Cummins and Roland "Ron" Sheaffer.

North enjoyed the outdoors, loved being with his friends and having fun. North loved horses and was magically in tune with them. His lifetime dream was to someday "be like his brothers."

North is survived by his daughter, Marley Grace Roose Cummins; Marley's mother, Autumn; his mother, Susan (Mike) Cummins; his father, Ron (Lorna) Sheaffer; step-mother, Judy Sheaffer; siblings, Rhonda (Todd) Granger, Scott (Keri) Sheaffer, Trent (Sarah) Sheaffer, Erin (Shawn) Hollister, Angela (Brett) Payne, Kim (Shawn) Cole, Jaqueline Sheaffer; step-brother, Elijah Knight and step-sisters, Annie Biezska, Lorna Patrick and Tiffany Morris, grandmother, Judy Kroesing; nieces and nephews, Austin (Preslye) Granger, Autumn Granger, Carolanne Sheaffer, Alli Sheaffer, Benjen and Maggie Sheaffer, Robert and Camerin Fraley, Shannon Hollister, Ethan and Tobias Payne; Baby Cole on the way and many aunts, uncles and cousins. North also leaves his very special friend, Isaac and his four legged buddy, Sheaffer.

North was preceded in death by grandparents, Larry Kroesing, Robert Cummins, Phil and Mary Catherine Sheaffer and cousin, Jonathan Welden.

A Life Celebration will be held 2pm, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Interlochen Eagles, outside back Pavilion with Sister Diane Stier officiating. An informal gathering will continue from 3pm to 5pm.

Any donations would be welcome for the help in raising of his daughter, Marley. There is a go-fund-me account in North's name at https://www.gofundme.com/help-for-norths-family-and-baby. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book and share your thoughts and memories with the family.