Obituaries

Dr. Karl Lyle Helwig

WINONA, MN -Dr. Karl Lyle Helwig, of Winona, MN, went to glory at 6:30 A.M. Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018. He had suffered a massive stroke on August 4th and was in hospice care in his home until God called him home. He was born on October 17, 1927 in Humbird, WI to Karl Lyle Helwig ...

Ediltrude F. “Trudy” Damberg

MARQUETTE, MI - Ediltrude F. “Trudy” Damberg, age 92, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center, in the loving care of her family. Born July 3, 1926, in Iron River, the daughter of Frank and Helena (McKay) Fedrizzi, Ediltrude was raised ...

Joseph G. Argall Sr.

ISHPEMING, MI - Joseph G. Argall, Sr., age 81, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away Wednesday August 15, 2018 at the Trillium Hospice House in Marquette while in the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Joseph was born in Ishpeming on December 8, 1936, son of ...

Ivan H. Johnson

ENGADINE, MI - Longtime Engadine resident, Ivan H. Johnson, 79, died Wednesday afternoon August 15, 2018 at the Hospice House of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Friends may call at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Naubinway on Monday August 20, 2018 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. A Mass ...

Garry Robert LaJoye Sr.

FARWELL, MI - Garry Robert LaJoye Sr. died the morning of May 29, 2018 with his children and loved ones by his side. Gravesite Burial will be held for family on August 19th (Sunday) at 1:00pm at The Holy Cross Cemetery; 1400 Wright Street, Marquette, MI 49855, and to follow (3pm) a ...

Wendy Mae Brown

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI - Wendy Mae Brown, age 51, of Acorn Trail, Chocolay Township, walked on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family. A complete obituary and arrangements will be ...

Inger Emard

NEGAUNEE, MI - Inger Emard, 64, of Negaunee, entered eternal life Thursday, August 16, 2018, at home in the loving care of her family. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral home is serving the family, a complete obituary will be forthcoming. Condolences may be expressed online at ...

Mary Ann Frantom

MARQUETTE, MI - Mary Ann Frantom lost her battle with cancer on August 4, 2018. Those that were part of Mary Ann’s life, knew how blessed they were. She will be remembered as one of the kindest, most creative and giving person you were lucky enough to know. Mary Ann was born on May 9, ...

Eliza M. Goudge

NEGAUNEE, MI - Eliza M. Goudge, age 105 a resident of Teal Lake Senior Living Community in Negaunee passed away Tuesday August 14, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette. Eliza was born September 14, 1912 in National Mine (Tilden Twp.) to John and Sarah (Gill) Cardew. Eliza and her family owned ...

Joseph G. Argall

ISHPEMING, MI - Joseph G. Argall, age 81, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away Wednesday August 15, 2018 at the Trillium House in Marquette while in the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home.

Marie Donna-Jean Lovelace

MICHIGAMME, MI - Donna Lovelace, age 69 longtime resident of Michigamme passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at the UP Health System Marquette where she was a patient for 4 days. Donna was born February 27, 1949 in Detroit, MI to the late Duane and Beda (Halverson) Lovelace. Donna graduated ...

Larry D. Paquette

REPUBLIC, Larry D. Paquette, age 63, of 9842 Wahlstroms Road, Republic passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Baraga Co. Memorial Hospital in L’Anse following an apparent heart attack at the Ojibwa Casino in Baraga. Larry was born July 1, 1955 in Ishpeming the son of the late Willard ...

Ediltrude F. Damberg

MARQUETTE, MI - Ediltrude F. Damberg, 92, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday August 14, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center in the loving care of her family. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at ...

Nancy E. Hill

NEGAUNEE, MI - Nancy Eileen Hill, 81, of Prince St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully Monday morning, August 13, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette with her loving family at her side. Nancy was born June 8, 1937 in Negaunee to Fere and Lena (Delarye) LaMere, graduated from Negaunee High ...

Ann M. (Gutt) Priante and Joe Priante

IRONWOOD, MI - Graveside services for Ann Priante, 97, and her son,Joe Priante, 60 will be at 2pm CDT on Friday, August 17th at the Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. Both were Luther L Wright High School graduates, in 1938 and 1969, respectfully. Ann M. (Gutt) Priante (1920 - 2018) and her ...

Donald L. Swenor

SKANDIA, MI - Donald L. Swenor, age 75, of Skandia, entered eternal life Thursday evening, August 9, 2018, at his home. Born April 25, 1943, in Marquette, a son of Alphonse Charles and Mary L. (Stephen) Swenor, Don was raised in Marquette’s Trowbridge Park and attended Bishop Baraga High ...

Norma Alice Henninger

MUNISING, MI - In Memory of Norma Alice Mazzali Henninger who was born in Munising on February 20, 1938 to William and Alice Mazzali. Norma passed on February 28, 2018 from cancer. Norma grew up in Munising and graduated from Wm. G. Mather High School in 1955. Her life took her to ...

Timothy Roth

ISHPEMING, MI - Timothy Raymond Roth, 58, of Wabash St., Ishpeming, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 1, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette. Tim was born February 24, 1960 in Bay City, Michigan to Raymond Lloyd and Elaine Ann (Poirier) Roth and graduated from Garber High School in ...

Ann M. (Gutt) Priante and Joe Priante

IRONWOOD, MI - Graveside services for Ann Priante, 97, and her son, Joe Priante, 60 will be at 2pm CDT at the Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. Both were Luther L Wright High School graduates, in 1938 and 1969, respectfully. Ann M. (Gutt) Priante (1920 - 2018) and her husband John M. Priante ...

Robin Jean Premeau

HARVEY, MI - Graveside services for Robin Jean Premeau will be held at the Powell Township Cemetery, Big Bay, on Saturday, August 18, at 2:00 pm. Robin, age 62, of Harvey, walked on March 30, 2018 in Marquette. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to UPAWS (Upper Peninsula Animal ...