Obituaries

Dr. Robert Bruce ‘Bob’ Glenn

CHELSEA, MI - Longtime Marquette resident Dr. Robert Bruce “Bob” Glenn, age 91, died peacefully after several months of loving care in the Assisted Living residence of the Silver Maples of Chelsea. Born July 9, 1927, in Kalamazoo to Winfield Church and Helen Grace (McCarty) Glenn, Robert ...

Therese A. (nee Quaal) Zahnke

ISHPEMING, MI - Therese A. (nee Quaal) Zahnke, formerly of Ishpeming, Michigan, age 90, died peacefully on November 30, 2018. Beloved wife of Arthur for 59 years. Dear sister of the late James Quaal, Mary (the late Neil) Lynch, the late Albert (Diane) Quaal, John (Dolores) Quaal, ...

Paula Olson

EL PASO, TX - Paula Olson entered into the hands of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at the age of 78. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and will be greatly missed. She is preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Barbara Nault. She is survived by her loving ...

Sandi Waara

PALMER, MI - Sandi Waara, 55, of Palmer, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, December 6, 2018 at her home in the care of her loving family and Lake Superior Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

Robert West

SUNDELL, MI — Robert West, age 78, of Sundell, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at his home in Sundell. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home. bowermanfuneralhome.net

Sharron Ann ‘Sherri’ Seibert

GRAND MARAIS - MARQUETTE, MI - Sharron Ann “Sherri” Seibert, age 72, of Marquette, and former Grand Marais resident, entered eternal life Thursday, December 6, 2018, shortly after admittance to UP Health System - Marquette. Born September 28, 1946, in Marquette, a daughter of Vernon and ...

Arlene Yvonne Ylinen

ISHPEMING, MI - Arlene Yvonne Ylinen, 82, of Ishpeming, died peacefully Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Trillium House in Marquette while under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice. She was born June 20, 1936 in Marquette, a daughter of the late Wilho and Ansa (Ranta) Leppanen. She ...

Edwin M. Bruce

ARNOLD, MI - Edwin M. Bruce, age 80, of Arnold, MI, passed away Thursday afternoon, December 6, 2018 at U.P. Health System – Marquette surrounded by family. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Friday, December 14, 2018 in Northland, MI. The Anderson Funeral Homes are ...

Dr. William R. Ball

MARQUETTE, MI - Dr. William R. Ball, 74, of Marquette, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, December 6, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Keith S. Schultz

CLARKSBURG, MI – Keith S. Schultz, age 78, of 885 Co. Rd. CKL Champion, (Clarksburg) passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at his home. Keith was born in a log cabin in Snowville location, (Diorite) on January 9, 1940, a son of the late Lorraine Marie (Thibodeau) and Sterling William ...

Carol E. Truscott

MARQUETTE, MI - Carol E. Truscott, age 67, longtime Ishpeming resident, currently of 222 S. Fifth St., Marquette, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at her home. Carol was born in Ishpeming, on December 18, 1950, a daughter of the late Joyce (Peterson) and Clifford Lehto. She grew up ...

Nancy Duckworth

NEGAUNEE, MI - Nancy Gail Duckworth, 70, of Pioneer Ave., Negaunee, passed away Friday morning, November 30, 2018, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in the care of her loving family. Nancy was born March 20, 1948, in Detroit to Henry Joseph and Mary Elizabeth (Dobson) Shannon and ...

Merilee Mae (Chartier) Blowers

MARQUETTE, MI - Merilee Mae (Chartier) Blowers, of Marquette, and formerly of Manistique, entered into eternal life on November 29, 2018 at the age of 58 years. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 10th from 10am until 12pm at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 330 Oak St., ...

Matthew Phillip Sokolowski

MARQUETTE, MI - Matthew Phillip Sokolowski, age 33, of Marquette, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Room at the Inn or the Jansen House. Honoring family wishes, no services will be scheduled. The Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and ...

Arlene Y. Ylinen

MARQUETTE, MI - Arlene Yvonne Ylinen, 82, of Ishpeming, died peacefully Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at the Trillium House in Marquette while under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Canale & Pennock Funeral Service in Ishpeming.

Richard Nelson

MARQUETTE, MI - Richard G. Nelson, 74, of Marquette, died Tuesday evening, December 4, 2018, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in the presence of his loving wife and under the care of U.P. Home Health and Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December ...

William J. ‘Droop’ Aho

ISHPEMING, MI – William J. “Droop” Aho, age 73, of 786 S. Pine St., Ishpeming passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at U.P. Health System Marquette while in the loving presence of his family. Bill was born October 4, 1945 in Ishpeming the son of the late William W. and Jane D. ...

John Melvin ‘Mel’ Syria

ABILENE, TX - John Melvin “Mel” Syria, age 84, of Abilene, Texas, and former Marquette area resident, entered eternal life Monday evening, December 3, 2018, in Abilene, Texas. Born June 23, 1934 in Watton, a son of John and Mary E. (Takanen) Syria, Mel was raised in Watton and was a 1952 ...

Dorothy Lampi

SKANDIA, MI - Dorothy Helen Lampi, 85, of Skandia, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, November 30, 2018 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. Dorothy was born April 7, 1933 in Marquette to Charles and Agnes (Lidbom) Smyth and graduated from Graveraet High School, Class of ...

Carol E. Truscott

MARQUETTE, MI – Carol E. Truscott, age 67, longtime Ishpeming resident, currently of 222 S. Fifth St., Marquette, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at her home. The family will greet relatives and friends from 12:30 - 1:30 PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Bjork & Zhulkie ...