Obituaries

Robert G. Aikala

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert George “Bob” Aikala, age 84, of Marquette, entered eternal life Saturday morning, November 25, 2017, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, in the loving care of his family. Born September 25, 1933, in Ironwood, a son of George and Lempi (Santti) Aikala, Bob was ...

Francis J. Wallace

MICHIGAMME, MI - Francis J. Wallace, age 94 longtime Michigamme resident passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family, staff at MCMCF, and UP Home Health and Hospice. Francis is survived by 4 children: LeRoy ...

Barbara Ann Gartner

MARQUETTE, MI - Barbara Ann Gartner, 80, of Marquette, passed away Saturday morning, November 25, 2017 at her home, surrounded by family. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Agnes J. “Jane” Santora

ISHPEMING, MI - Agnes J. “Jane” Santora, age 93, longtime resident of 950 Co Rd. 496 in Ely Twp. passed away on Monday November 20, 2017 at the Marquette Co. Medical Care Facility where she had been a resident for nearly a month. Jane was born August 13, 1924 in McFarland, MI to the ...

Judith Lyn Place

MARQUETTE TWP, MI - Judith Lyn Place, age 77, entered eternal life Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving care of her family. Born November 7, 1940, in Detroit, a daughter of Isadore and Christina (Banks) Clark, Judy was raised in Cheboygan and ...

Joan B. Gardipee

GWINN, MI - Joan Beverly Gardipee, 84, passed into Heaven’s gate, Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017, after a lengthy illness at Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee, Michigan. She was born December 30, 1932 in Gwinn, Michigan to the late John “Jack” and Hulda (Hautamaki) Erickson. She ...

Brendon M. Budd

MASON, MI - Brendon M. Budd, 53, of Mason died November 18th at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was the son of Dr. James Budd and Bari (Dave) Armstrong. He is survived by his wife Lisa, daughter Savannah and his stepson Shea of Canada; his mother Bari, stepfather Dave, father James, ...

Frances Ann Knoodle

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL- MARQUETTE, MI - Frances Ann Knoodle, age 76, of North Fort Myers, Florida, and formerly of Marquette, passed away Tuesday morning, November 14, 2017 at the Hope Hospice Home in Coral Gables, Florida. A Celebration of Life will be held in the parlors of the First ...

Evelyn J. Larson

LOUISVILLE, KY — Evelyn June Larson, 89, of Louisville, KY and longtime Negaunee Township resident, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, November 22, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, November 30th at Immanuel ...

Robert G. Aikala

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert George “Bob” Aikala, age 84, of Marquette, entered eternal life Saturday morning, November 25, 2017, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, in the loving care of his family. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is servng the family and will annouce arrangements. A ...

Doris O. Haapala

NAUBINWAY-ENGADINE — Doris O. Haapala, 81, a lifelong resident of the Naubinway/Engadine area, died at Munson Hospice House in Traverse City on Thursday, November 23, 2017. There will be a gathering of family and friends on Monday November 27, 2017 from 10:30 am until 11:30 am at the ...

Dr. Martin D. Saine

ISHPEMING — Dr. Martin Daniel Saine, 63, of Ishpeming, died Friday, November 24, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Canale & Pennock Funeral Service of Ishpeming.

Robert “Bob” Braem

HARVEY, MI - Robert “Bob” Braem, age 93, of Harvey, entered eternal life Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at his home, in the loving, comforting care of his family and the caregivers of U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Born February 10, 1924, in Bloomfield, Connecticut, a son of Arnold and ...

Raymond Otto Berglund

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI - Raymond Otto Berglund, age 91, of Chocolay Township, entered eternal life Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving care of his family. Born June 17, 1926, in Marquette, a son of Otto and Evangeline (Peterson) Berglund, Ray ...

Carole Jeanne (Wolfe) Johnson

SKANDIA, MI - Carole Jeanne (Wolfe) Johnson, age 75, of Skandia, entered eternal life Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving care of her family. Born August 26, 1942, in Muncie, Indiana and Carole was raised in Whittier, California. On July 23, 1960, ...

Carol L. Stockholm

GLADSTONE, MI - Carol L. Stockholm, age 100, formerly of Gladstone, passed away Friday evening, November 17, 2017 at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette. She was born on December 1, 1916 in South Acton, MA, the daughter of William and Vinnie (Olmstead) Crosby. ...

Kimball J. “Kim” Eddy

NEWBERRY, MI - Lifelong Newberry resident, Kimball J. “Kim” Eddy, 72, died Thursday morning November 23, 2017 at his residence under the care of North Woods Hospice and his loving family. Friends may call at the Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry on Sunday November 26, 2017 from 4:00 pm to ...

Patricia M. Gardyko

NEGAUNEE, MI - Patricia Mae Gardyko, 75, of Peck St., Negaunee, passed away at home in the care of her loving family early Friday morning, November 24, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 29th at St. Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor Peter ...

James M. McGee

MARQUETTE, MI - James M. “Jim” McGee, 94, of Marquette, died Friday morning, November 24, 2017 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. The McGee family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, December 1st from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Canale- Tonella Funeral Home where a ...

Charles “Chach” Landon Peters Jr.

MUNISING, MI - To everything there is a season — Charles “Chach” Landon Peters, Jr. loved this time of year and he headed to an early hunting camp on Wednesday evening, November 8, 2017 at his home under the loving and tender care of his family and North Woods Hospice. He was born in ...