Obituaries

Dr. William John Dehning

MARQUETTE, MI - Dr. William John Dehning, 74, Marquette, MI, passed away peacefully at the Marquette Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming, MI, on June 23, 2017. He was born in Aitkin, MN, to Wilfred and Hazel (Swanson) Dehning. Dr. Dehning spent his early childhood in northern Minnesota with ...

Matt Jacob Maki III

CHATHAM, MI - Matt Jacob Maki III, age 66, of Chatham, died Friday morning, June 23, 2017 at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Hospice. He was born in Munising on November 4, 1950 to the late Matt and Madelon (Hinkson) Maki. Matt started school in Munising and ...

Cal Zorza

MARQUETTE, MI - Cal “Sweede” Zorza, 84, of Marquette, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit with his loving family at his side. Cal was born on January 4, 1933 in Marquette, one of 13 children born to Angelo and Matilda (Pantti) Zorza and was a lifelong ...

Anita M. Lehtinen

MIDWAY LOCATION, MI - Anita Miriam Lehtinen, 87, of Co. Rd. MQ, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility with her loving family at her side. Funeral services will be held at 5:00pm on Wednesday, June 28that Community Lutheran Church, Suomi ...

Patrick ‘Pat’ C. Dowd

MUNISING, MI - Patrick “Pat” C. Dowd, age 53, of Munising, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Home Hospice. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Bowerman Funeral Home from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Patrick’s memorial ...

Eric James Treado

MARQUETTE, MI - Eric James Treado, age 35, of Marquette passed from this life peacefully at home on June 24th, 2017 due to the effects of Stage 4 brain cancer. Friends may call at the Swanson Lundquist Funeral Home on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services will be ...

Regina M. Croschere

MARQUETTE, MI - Regina M. Croschere, age 64, of Marquette, entered eternal life on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at her home in the loving care of her family and caregivers of Lake Superior Hospice. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family where condolences may be expressed online ...

Cal Zorza

MARQUETTE, MI - Cal “Sweede” Zorza, 84, of Marquette, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit with his loving family at his side. Cal was born on January 4, 1933 in Marquette, one of 13 children born to Angelo and Matilda (Pantti) Zorza and was a lifelong ...

Edward Buys

MARQUETTE, MI. - Edward L. Buys, 82, of Marquette, passed away Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in the comforting presence of his family and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice. Ed was born on February 21, 1935 in Marquette to the late Alphonse ...

Rosalind Marie (Webber) Harden

ANN ARBOR, MI. - Rosalind Marie (Webber) Harden 78 passed away June 14, 2017 at her home in Ann Arbor, Mi surrounded by her family. Rosalind was born May 10, 1939 daughter of Ralph & Hellen (Gamache) Webber in Trenary MI. Rosalind was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Ypsilanti. ...

Matt Jacob Maki III

CHATHAM, MI - Matt Jacob Maki III, age 66, of Chatham, died Friday morning, June 23, 2017 at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Hospice. Visitation will be at the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising on Wednesday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. and also at the church ...

Marlene S. Lassila Ylitalo

ISHPEMING, MI - Memorial Services for Marlene Ylitalo will be held at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at the Laestadian Lutheran Church in Ishpeming, MI, with Peter Kuopus, pastor, officiating. The family will greet friends and relatives from 3 to 5:30 pm and a luncheon will follow the ...

Gary A. Babcock

NEGAUNEE TWP, MI - Gary Alan Babcock, 55, of Hoist Rd., Negaunee Township, entered eternal life Saturday, June 17, 2017 at his home. Gary was born August 14, 1961 in Ishpeming to Charles and Gloria (Saari) Babcock, graduated from Negaunee High School, Class of ’79 and was a lifelong area ...

Betty C. Miller

ISHPEMING, MI. - Betty C. Miller, age 92, of Ishpeming passed away at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility on Friday June 23, 2017 while in the loving care of nursing home staff. Betty is survived by her children - Carol (Boyde) Bergum of Brandon, MS, Jan (Marvin) Swanson of ...

Matt Maki

CHATHAM, MI - Matt Maki, age 66, of Chatham, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Home Hospice. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising bowermanfuneralhome.net.

Jonathan J. Steede

ISHPEMING, MI - Jonathan James Steede, 36, of Ishpeming, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 17, 2017 following a brief illness. He was born December 30, 1980 in Ishpeming, a son of Richard and Carol (Nault) Steede. Jonathan was a 1999 graduate of Westwood High School and a lifelong ...

William R. Walimaki, Sr.

GWINN, MI. - William Raymond ‘Bill’ Walimaki, Sr., 70, of Ash St., Gwinn, passed away Friday morning, June 23, 2017 at UP Health System – Marquette. Bill was born September 25, 1946 in Chicago to Edward and Mary (Toennessen) Walimaki and graduated from Cooley High School, Class of 1964. ...

Gregory Magnuson

LAKE LINDEN, MI - Gregory Magnuson, 61, of Bootjack Road, Lake Linden, passed away peacefully in Rochester, Minnesota on June 20, 2017. Greg was born in Ishpeming, Michigan on July 21, 1955, the son of Donald and Beverly (Johnson) Magnuson. He graduated from Ishpeming High School in ...

Carol A. McGlynn

MARQUETTE, MI - Carol A. McGlynn, 81, of Marquette, passed away Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017 with her loving family at her side and under the care of U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Carol was born on December 13, 1935 in Marquette, a daughter of the late Clarence and Ann (Johnson) Specker ...

Nancy (Nanci) Allison Bell La Roi

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA - Nancy (Nanci) Allison Bell La Roi, age 80, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2017, at home in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Nanci was born on June 27, 1936, in Ishpeming, Michigan, to Virginia Vandeventer Bell and Francis Allison Bell. Nanci’s father and ...