Obituaries

Betty Lou Johnson

MARQUETTE, MI - Betty Lou Johnson, age 79, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday morning, October 2, 2018, at her home, in the loving, comforting care of her family and caregivers of UP Home Health and Hospice. Born May 27, 1939, in Marquette, a daughter of Gerald B. and Marjorie E. ...

Leroy Clyde Conant

SUNDELL, MI - Leroy Clyde Conant, age 94, of Sundell, entered eternal life Wednesday evening, October 3, 2018, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born July 14, 1924, in Williamsburg, Michigan, a son of Albert and Bell Anne ...

Virginia S. Sarka

HARVEY, MI - Virginia S. Sarka, age 75, of Harvey, and longtime Marquette area resident, entered eternal life Monday, October 1, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center. Virginia was born September 1, 1943 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, a daughter of George Palmer and Caronal M. (Stowe) Hulbert. ...

Pauline H. Hilska

ISHPEMING, MI - Pauline H. Hilska, age 85, longtime Ishpeming Twp. resident passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Marquette Co. Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming where she had been a resident since July of 2017. Pauline was born April 30, 1933 in Ishpeming, the daughter of ...

Carol Louise Shapiro Pawloski

TUCSON, AZ - Carol Louise Shapiro Pawloski, of Italian and Finnish ancestry, at age 83, quietly began her journey towards the light in the early morning hours of September 17, 2018 at her home in Tucson, Arizona. Her suffering from the increasingly debilitating effects of a stroke in 2006 ...

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Tyner

MUNISING, MI - Thomas “Tommy” Tyner, age 71, of Munising, died Thursday, September 6, 2018 at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Home Hospice, following a courageous battle with ALS. Graveside services will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery on Wednesday, October ...

Robert B. Jandron, Jr.

NEGAUNEE, MI - Robert Bruce ‘Robbie’ Jandron, Jr., 61, of Negaunee, entered eternal life late Monday evening, October 1, 2018 at the Rochester Methodist Hospital, Mayo Clinic, in the loving care of his family. Robbie was born January 19, 1957 in El Centro, CA to Robert B. and Dolores A. ...

Mark Eugene Rapp

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI – Mark Eugene Rapp, age 60, of Negaunee Township, entered eternal life Monday evening, October 1, 2018 in the loving care of his family. Born February 9, 1958, in Kalamazoo, a son of Robert and Dawn (Weed) Rapp, Mark was raised in Comstock where he graduated from ...

Vincent L. Herron

MARQUETTE, MI - With heavy hearts we say goodbye to our son, grandson, father, brother and nephew. Vincent L. Herron, 28, of Marquette, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018. Vincent was born on April 25, 1990 in Marquette to Stephanie (Crutchette) Epper and Todd Goodreau. Survivors ...

Cynthia J. Holmes

SKANDIA, MI - Cynthia Jane (Harbenski) Holmes went to Heaven after losing her two year battle with cancer. On Monday, October 1, 2018 Heaven gained another angel. She was born February 22, 1960 to Joseph and Etheleva Harbenski and raised in Garden, MI. She attended school and graduated from ...

Bernard David Ferguson

ISHPEMING, MI - Bernard David Ferguson (Dave), age 71 of 603 Vine St. was pronounced dead at his home on Monday October 1, 2018. Dave was born in Detroit, MI on January 16, 1947 to the late Harold and Clara Ferguson. He attended school in Marquette before enlisting in the Army where he earned ...

Paul E. Ringuette

MARQUETTE, MI - Paul E. Ringuette, age 84 of Marquette and former Republic resident went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans with his children by his side. Paul was born October 15, 1933 in Marquette to Felix and Agnes (Shea) Ringuette. ...

Douglas C. Magnuson

ISHPEMING, MI - Douglas C. Magnuson, age 86, of 465 Co Rd PBH, Ishpeming passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at U P Health System Marquette where he had been a patient for the past day. Doug was born February 10, 1932 in Ishpeming the son of the late Edward and Viana (Havelin) ...

Jeanette M. Dunstan

ISHPEMING, MI - Jeanette Marie Dunstan, 83, of Salisbury St., Ishpeming, entered eternal life Saturday, September 29, 2018 at her home in the loving care of her family. Jeanette was born March 17, 1935 in Ishpeming to Nestor and Martha (Santaholma) Korpi, attended Ishpeming Schools and was a ...

Kerry L. Bielen

ROTHSCHILD, WI - Kerry L. Bielen, age 62, of Rothschild, died on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Kerry was born on November 19, 1955 in Michigan to the late Reuben and Marbelle (Jarvela) Koski. She graduated from Marquette High School and married James Bielen on February 1, 1975 in Marquette, ...

Mary Pendergast

ESCANABA, MI - Mary J. Pendergast, age 68, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, September 27, 2018 at U.P. Health System – Marquette surrounded by family. She was born on December 29, 1949 in Escanaba, the daughter of Kenneth and Mary (St. Martin) Arbour. Mary grew up in Escanaba and ...

Carol Tresider Nokes

MARSHALL, MI - Carol Tresider Nokes, age 60, of Marshall, MI lost her long battle with cancer on August 27, at her home. Carol was born October 21, 1957 in Green Bay, WI to George and Betty (Robinson) Tresider. She graduated from North Dickinson High School with the class of 1976 and went ...

Jean E. Cretens Fassbender

MARQUETTE, MI - Jean E. (Cretens) Fassbender, age 82, of Marquette and formerly of Gladstone, Gwinn, and Big Bay, entered eternal life Monday, September 24, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center where she had resided since 2009. Born July 26, 1936, in Escanaba, a daughter of Albert R. and Nancy ...

Mary A. Mogush

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN - Mary A. Mogush (nee Markovich) age 98, of Hopkins, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Survived by daughters, Barbara (Bob) Hill, Mary Margaret (Joe) Hillan; sons, Tom (Sandy), Dave (Cindy); grandchildren, Ashley (Brad) Cornelius, ...

Pamela M. Krbec

CONVERSE, TX - Pamela M. Krbec, age 80, former Republic resident, entered eternal life January 21, 2018, in Converse, Texas. Graveside services will be held at the Republic Cemetery on Wednesday, October 3rd, at 1:00 pm with Rev. William Payne officiating. Condolences may be expressed ...