Obituaries

Gregory ‘Greg’ B. Stimac

MANISTIQUE / SHINGLETON, MI. - Gregory B. Stimac, age 75, of Manistique, Michigan, and formerly of Shingleton, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. He was born on May 2, 1941 in Munising to the late Frank and Albena (Shega) Stimac. Greg graduated ...

Mark Daniel Miller

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI. - Mark Daniel Miller, age 56, of Marquette Township, entered eternal life Friday morning, April 28, 2017, at his home, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born April 27, 1961, in Marquette, a son of Daniel and Judith (Swenor) Miller, Mark was raised in ...

Matthew Raney Williams

PALM SPRINGS, CA/MARQUETTE, MI. - Matthew Raney Williams, age 46, of Palm Springs, California, former Marquette resident, entered eternal life April 8, 2017, in Palm Springs. Born September 26, 1970, in Marquette, a son of Martin R. and Linda L. (Poisson) Williams, Matt was raised in ...

Mildred E. Merrilla

ISHPEMING, MI. - Mildred E. Merrilla, age 100, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away on Wednesday April 26, 2017 at the Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee where she had resided since 2013. She had been under the loving care of her daughter Kathy Lyons, the staff at Eastwood and UP Home ...

Steven G. Pelto

ISHPEMING, MI. - Steven Gunnard Pelto, age 60 lifelong Ishpeming resident passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Lighthouse at Ishpeming where he resided since March 2017. Steven was born on July 5, 1956 in Ishpeming to Gunnard and Rhoda (Rice) Pelto. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran ...

Mark Daniel Miller

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI. - Mark Daniel Miller, age 56, of Marquette Township, entered eternal life Friday morning, April 28, 2017, at his home, in the loving, comforting care of his family. The family will receive relatives and friends at St. Michael Catholic Church on Monday, May 1, ...

Helen M. Koski

ISHPEMING, MI. - Helen M. Koski, age 95 lifelong resident of Ishpeming passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home.

James T. ‘Duke’ Dusincki

COVINGTON, MI — James T. “Duke” Dusincki, age 70, of Covington, died peacefully Friday April 21, 2017 at his home. He was born in Dearborn, MI on March 12, 1947, the son of the late John and Laverne (Johnson) Dusincki. Duke was raised in Wayne, MI and moved to L’Anse in the 7th ...

Robert E. Wilson Sr.

NEGAUNEE, MI — Robert E. “Bob” Wilson, Sr., 65, of County Road 565, Negaunee, entered eternal life on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at his home in the loving care of his family and Lake Superior Hospice. He had fought a courageous battle with brain cancer for close to two years, never letting ...

Jean M. Nelson

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI — Jean M. Nelson, 83, of State Highway M-35, Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully in the care of her loving family Tuesday morning, April 25, 2017 at the Eastwood Nursing Center. Jean was born August 26, 1933 in Negaunee to Frank G. and Katherine I. (Leppanen) ...

Audrey Marie Doss

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI — Audrey Marie Doss, 82, of Arnold, Mich., passed away peacefully on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Eastwood Nursing Home, Negaunee, Mich. following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born on April 1, 1935 in Detroit, Mich. daughter of the late Walter and Yvonne (DePrez) ...

Mary Jo (Arbogast) Tyner

MUNISING, MI — Mary Jo (Arbogast) Tyner, age 75, of Connors Road in Munising, died early Tuesday morning, April 25, 2017 at U.P. Health System in Marquette. She was born on September 26, 1941 in Grand Haven, Michigan to the late Charles and Gertrude (Bray) Arbogast. Mary Jo graduated from ...

Evelyn J. Madigan

MUNISING, MI — Evelyn J. Madigan, age 77, of Munising, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Harbour View Assisted Living in Munising. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home. bowermanfuneralhome.net

William ‘Bill’ McNeal

NEWBERRY, MI - William “Bill” M. McNeal, 86 and affectionately known as Demps, died Monday February 27, 2017 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Funeral services will be held Friday May 12, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry with Pastor Amos ...

Allan Malmborg

ISHPEMING, MI - Allan S. “Macho” Malmborg, age 75, of 8578 Co Rd 496, Ely Twp., passed away on Monday April 24, 2017 unexpectedly while leaving the American Legion, Post #114 in Greenwood Location. Al was born August 16, 1941 in Marquette to E. Russell and Fannie (Maki) Malmborg. Al was ...

Perry Rudolph Palomaki

ISHPEMING, MI - Perry Rudolph Palomaki, age 69 unexpectedly went to his final rest on April 21, 2017. He was born on August 11, 1947 to Rudolph and Lucille Palomaki. During his early years he attended Republic- Michigamme Schools where his mother taught. He later transferred to the ...

Dwight ‘Vid’ St. Pierre

SAN MARCOS, TX - Dwight “Vid” St. Pierre, 54, passed April 2017 at Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos Texas. He was born in Plattsburgh New York, on July 11th 1962, son to Lawrence and Joyce St. Pierre. He grew up in Marquette Mi and attended local schools there including ...

Judith Ann Mertens

ANN ARBOR, MI - August 20, 1942- March 31, 2017 Judith Ann Mertens was born August 20, 1942 in Virginia, MN, passed away on March 31, 2017, in Ann Arbor, MI. She grew up in Palmer, MI., and graduated fro St. Paul High School in Negaunee, MI. After attending St. Joseph School for Nursing ...

Kathleen M. ‘Kay’ Maynard

HARVEY, MI - Kathleen M. “Kay” Maynard, age 85, of Harvey, passed away at Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee on Saturday evening, April 22, 2017, surrounded in the loving, comforting care of her children. Kay was born April 21, 1932, in Marquette, a daughter of Jerome Harry “Pete” ...

Richard W. ‘Rick’ Carlson

SUPERIOR, WI - Richard W. “Rick” Carlson, 70, Superior resident, died Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Duluth, MN, surrounded by his family. He was born May 3, 1946 in Superior, the son of Kenneth O. and Elayne (Byer) Carlson. Rick served his country in United States Army National Guard for ...