Obituaries

Ardis Marie Starr

CHATHAM, MI - Ardis Marie Starr, 84 of Chatham, MI passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at UP Health System in Marquette. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date, and her online obituary and guest book may be read and signed at bowermanfuneralhome. net

Barbara A. (Reeves) Brand

MARQUETTE, MI - A graveside service for Barbara will be held at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Marquette on Monday, June 18th at 2 P.M. Barbara passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Cynthia LaRose; grandchildren Hope and Peter LaRose and special friends and ...

William R. Miljour

NEGAUNEE, MI - William Richard ‘Bill’ Miljour, 63, of Sandy Dr., Negaunee, passed away Monday morning, June 11, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette after suffering an apparent heart attack. Bill was born November 4, 1954 in Marquette to Robert J. and Josephine J. (Merrill) Miljour, grew up ...

Kathleen A. ‘Kay’ Murto

GREEN BAY, WI - Kathleen Annette “Kay” Murto, 85, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully in her sleep to the welcoming arms of her dear Lord and Savior on June 10, 2018. Kathleen was born on Oct. 14, 1932, in Marquette, MI, to Agnes and Emil Bergstrom. She graduated from Graveraet High ...

Andrea Kay Trembath

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN - Andrea Kay Trembath (Andy) age 66, beloved mother, daughter, sister, and aunt, passed away peacefully June 6th, 2018 in St Louis Park, Minnesota. She was surrounded by her family including her beloved sons. Andrea was born on July 17, 1951 in Negaunee, Michigan. She ...

Dona M. Nelson

NORTH LAKE LOC., MI - Dona M. Nelson, age 86 life long North Lake resident passed away Friday June 8, 2018 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming while in the loving care of her family, staff at MCMCF and UP Home Health and Hospice. Dona was born November 30, 1931 in ...

Luke D. Brugman

MARQUETTE, MI - Luke David Brugman age 27, a beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew, uncle and friend passed away unexpectedly June 7, 2018 in Marquette, Michigan. Luke passed away near one of his favorite campsites surrounded by nature where he loved to be. Luke was born April 23, 1991 in ...

Andrea Kay Trembath

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN — Andrea Kay Trembath (Andy) age 66, beloved mother, daughter, sister, and aunt, passed away peacefully June 6th, 2018 in St Louis Park, Minnesota. She was surrounded by her family including her beloved sons. Andrea was born on July 17, 1951 in Negaunee, Michigan. ...

Holly Greer

MARQUETTE, MI - Holly Stair Greer – community leader, friend, teacher, executive director, council member, mayor, advocate for women’s rights, wife, mother, and grandmother died May 28, 2018, shortly before her 87th birthday, in the presence of her family and her beloved dog, Bear, and ...

Lotta M. (Osterberg) Stewart

MARQUETTE, MI - Lotta M. (Osterberg) Stewart, age 94, passed away June 6, 2018 at her family home, with her husband at her side, while under the care of UP Home Healthcare and Hospice and Private Duty. Lotta was born in Brooklyn, New York to Finnish immigrant parents, John and Helmi ...

Dennis Earl Nadeau

MONTGOMERY, AL/MARQUETTE, MI — Dennis Earl Nadeau, Age 71, passed away peacefully Friday morning, June 8, 2018 with his wife by his side. Dennis was born on July 11, 1946 in Marquette to Ralph and Catherine Nadeau. Surviving are his wife, Lorraine, daughters, Tina (Tim) Peirson of Niles, ...

Roger Mason

MARQUETTE, MI - Roger Alan Mason, 68, of Marquette left the world a lot less funny place on January 22, 2018. Middle son of Theron and Alice Mason, brother of Lee (Kay) and John Mason. He was born and raised in Marquette, and was always very proud to be from here. No matter where ...

Cheryl A. Maki

ISHPEMING, MI – Cheryl A. Maki, age 73, of 418 S. Third St., Ishpeming, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital in West Allis, WI where she had been a patient for the past 8 days. Cheryl was born February 22, 1945 in Ishpeming the daughter of the late William ...

Mary Jo Haller

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA — Mary Jo Haller, a former resident of Ishpeming entered eternal life on May 7, 2018. She was a graduate of Ishpeming High School and Northern Michigan University. Following college, she moved to California where she was an elementary school teacher for many ...

Dona Nelson

NORTH LAKE LOC - Dona M. Nelson, age 86, life long North Lake resident, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming while in the loving care of her family, staff at MCMCF and UP Home Health and Hospice. Dona’s family will greet relatives and ...

Luke D. Brugman

MARQUETTE, MI — Luke David Brugman, 27, of Marquette, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 7, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Eleanor M. Wangberg

NEGAUNEE, MI — Eleanor Marie Wangberg, 89, of Croix St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, June 8, 2018 at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. Eleanor was born April 25, 1929 in Negaunee to William and Toini (Wertanen) Hill, graduated from Negaunee High School, ...

Darlene R. (Champion) Lucas

BEAVER GROVE, Mich. — Darlene R. (Champion) Lucas, age 67, of Beaver Grove, entered eternal life Thursday, June 7, 2018, at her home, in the loving care of her family and caregivers of Upper Peninsula Home Health and Hospice after a year long courageous battle with cancer. Darlene was born ...

Nancy L. (Morcom) Loven

ISHPEMING Nancy L. (Morcom) Loven, age 63, of 417 Salisbury St., Ishpeming, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette where she had been a patient for the past week, after a courageous battle with mesothelioma. Nancy was born January 20, 1955 in Ishpeming, the ...

Frances Rose Manty

TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Frances R. Manty, 97, of Traverse City passed away June 7, 2018 with her daughter by her side. Frances was born on May 25, 1921 in Iron Mountain to the late Sante and Mathilda (Pastori) Cecchini. On June 28, 1943 Frances married the love of her life, Mr. Martin Manty in ...