Obituaries

Jack A. Denofre

WAUWATOSA, WI - Jack A. Denofre, beloved husband, father and grandfather was called home to his loving Father on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 78. He leaves behind his loving wife Beverly (nee Maino), his son James, his daughters Jackie (Steve) Buehler and Jennifer along with his four ...

Raynor McCoy ‘Ray’ Reynolds

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Raynor McCoy “Ray” Reynolds, age 67, of Marquette Township, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette. Ray was born January 21, 1952, in Marquette, a son of Raynor and Alice “Polly” (Pearson) Reynolds. For many years he was employed ...

John Edward Andrews

MARQUETTE, MI - John Edward Andrews, age 80, of Marquette, died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette. Born on March 6, 1939, John spent all but his earliest years in Marquette. He graduated from John D. Pierce High School and retired from Bunny Bread after working there all ...

Edward L. Davis

MUSKEGON, MI - Edward Lee Davis, age 71, entered eternal life after a long courageous battle with colon cancer Friday, May 31, 2019. He was born April 15, 1948 in Marquette, MI to Robert and Sylvia “Eleanor” Davis. Ed graduated from Marquette Senior High School in 1966. On February ...

Todd James Honch

MARQUETTE, MI – Graveside committal services for Todd James Honch, will be held at the Park Cemetery on Saturday, June 15, at 11:00 am. A short program will be held, followed by a reception with light refreshments and the sharing of memories, in the Coles Room located at the Comfort Suites, ...

Raymond Paul Mannila

AMERICUS, GA - Mr. Raymond Paul Mannila age 53, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, after a coragious battle against cancer, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center. A celebration of life of Raymond will be held on June 15th 2019, at Black Box Theatre at NMU, at 2pm.

Thomasine ‘Tommie’ Lindeman

MARQUETTE, MI - A Mass of Christian Burial for Thomasine “Tommie” Lindeman, 91, of Marquette, who died on December 29, 2018, will be celebrated on Thursday, June 13th at 11 a.m. in St. Peter Cathedral with the Rev. Msgr. Michael Steber officiating. The family will greet relatives and ...

Daniel Lawrence Girard

ST. CLOUD, FL - Daniel Lawrence Girard of Little lake, MI. Born 1/11/1939 died 6/2/2019. Died at home in peace. Born to Lawrence and Lucille Girard in Little Lake, MI. Survived by his children; Allison, Jordan, Sarah, Logan, and Jacob & their mother Michelle. From a previous marriage, ...

Mabel Lee Pellinen and Dennis Fredrick

ISHPEMING, MI - Mabel Lee Pellinen of Ishpeming, Michigan, went to be with her Lord on December 1, 2018. Her beloved Son, Dennis Pellinen, also of Ishpeming, went to be with his Lord on January 9, 2019. Those family and friends wishing to pay final respects to Mabel and Dennis, are invited to a ...

Judy Richer

NEGAUNEE - Judy Kay Richer, 73, of Oak St., Negaunee, passed away peacefuly Friday afternoon, June 7, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility with her loving family at her side. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

Norman Howe

IRON MOUNTAIN - Burial for Norman Howe will be on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 11:30. Place of burial will be the Negaunee Cemetery. Father Larry Van Damme will be the priest doing the prayers. Norman Howe died on Nov 15, 2018.

Carol L. Kuliu Tuimala

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI – Graveside committal services for Carol L. Tuimala will be held at the Park Cemetery on Friday, June 14 at 2:00 pm. Mrs. Tuimala, age 81, passed away January 12, 2019. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family, where condolences ...

Jack E. Trelford

CHATHAM, MI - Jack E. Trelford, age 89, of Chatham, died early Monday evening, June 3, 2019, at UPHS Marquette. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home. bowermanfuneralhome@jamadots.com

Daniel Dean McLaughlin

MARQUETTE, MI - Daniel Dean McLaughlin, age 48, of South Marquette, entered eternal life Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Born October 24, 1970, in Marquette, a son of Gerald Patrick and Linda (LaRue) McLaughlin, Dan was a proud lifelong South Marquette resident. He graduated from Marquette Senior ...

Shirley A. (Westover) Mitchell

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Shirley A. (Westover) Mitchell, age 84, passed away June 3, 2019, at Penrose Hospital’s Hospice Unit in Colorado Springs, CO. Born January 1, 1935, in Saginaw, MI, to Elsie G. (Carp) Westover Samuelson and Harry J. Westover, she was raised in Little Lake, MI and ...

Jeffrey Bess

ISHPEMING, MI - Jeffrey “Jeff” Bess, 54, of 548 Mather Ave. Ishpeming, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 at his home of an apparent heart attack. Jeffrey was born in Ishpeming on April 16, 1965 son of Barbara (Eade) and the late Gardner Bess, Jr. He was a graduate of the Ishpeming High ...

Daniel Lawrence Girard

ST. CLOUD, FL - Daniel Lawrence Girard of Little Lake, MI. Born 1/11/1939 died 6/2/2019. Died at home in peace. Born to Lawrence and Lucille Girard in Little Lake, MI. Survived by his children; Allison, Jordan, Sarah, Logan, and Jacob & their mother Michelle. From a previous marriage, ...

Senia Rowe

TRAVERSE, CITY, MI - Senia Rowe, 91, of Traverse City passed away May 29, 2019, at Brigadoon Cottage at Boardman Lake Glens. Senia was born on March 10, 1928 in Demmon, near Calumet in the Upper Peninsula. Senia’s parents, Henry Kinnunen and Anna (Hiltunen) moved to the United States from ...

Kitty Fisher

MARQUETTE, MI - Kitty Fisher, age 71 of Marquette, died suddenly on Monday, June 3, at her Marquette home on the quarry in the loving care of her husband, Robert M. (Bob) Fisher. She was born on May 12th, in Bessemer, Michigan to the late Catherine (Pudge) and Reuben Johnson. After ...

Ronald K. ‘Nestor’ Norkoli

CHAMPION, MI - Ronald K. “Nestor” Norkoli, age 79, longtime Humboldt area resident, passed away on Monday June 3, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family and nursing home staff. Nestor was born at his family home in Humboldt on May 21, ...