Obituaries

Marvin J. Brewall

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Marvin Joseph Brewall, age 92, of Marquette Township, and former Harvey resident, entered eternal life Friday morning, September 22, 2017, at the Oscar Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Born April 19, 1925, in Marquette, a son of Andrew and Eva (Webb) ...

Nancy Giuliani

MARQUETTE, MI - Nancy Giuliani, 92, of Marquette, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at U.P. Health System- Marquette with her family at her side. Nancy was born on August 29, 1925 and had been a lifelong Upper Peninsula resident. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from ...

S. Peter Brumm

CHICAGO, IL - S. Peter Brumm formerly of Marquette, passed on to eternal life on September 14, 2017 after battling an aggressive form of cancer in Chicago Illinois. He was the son of Leonard W. (Oakie) and Frances G. (Buzz) (Buswell) Brumm and was born in 1952 in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was ...

Shirley K. Taylor

SPOKANE, WA - Shirley K. Taylor (St. Aubin), age 70, passed away May 31, 2017 in Spokane, WA. She was born on March 20, 1947 in Gwinn, MI to Mose and Eva St. Aubin. She graduated high school in Gwinn in 1965 and then moved to Southern California where she got married in 1967. Shirley had ...

William (Bill) S. Williams

BRADENTON, FL - William (Bill) S. Williams, 98, passed away September 11, 2017. Bill was born December 7, 1918 to William and Emily Williams in Houghton, Michigan. He grew up in the Upper Peninsula but moved to Bradenton, Florida in 1966. Predeceased by his parents and sister, Marion ...

Nancy Lee Paradis

VAN MEER, MI - Nancy Lee Paradis, age 72, of Van Meer, died on Friday morning, September 15, 2017 at the Cornerstone Hospice Facility in Orlando, Florida following a two-year battle with squamous cell carcinoma. Complete arrangement will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home and her ...

Nancy S. Giuliani

MARQUETTE, MI. - Nancy S. Giuliani, 92, of Marquette, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at U.P. Health System- Marquette with her family at her side. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Cecilia Valenti Thompson

LAS VEGAS, NV - Cecilia Valenti Thompson gently passed in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was 92 years young. She was born May 16, 1925 in Ishpeming, Michigan to Anthony and Lisa (Carello) Valenti and attended Ishpeming schools. She helped care for her younger ...

William H. Wooden

ISHPEMING, MI - William “Bill” H. Wooden, age 85, of 3980 Co. Rd. 496 passed away peacefully Tuesday September 19, 2017 under the loving care of his wife Susan. Bill was born March 24, 1932 in Appleton, WI to the late Earl and Anne (Nelson) Wooden. He served the country in the United ...

Antone J. ‘Tony’ Miljour

PALMER, MI - Antone J. ‘Tony’ Miljour, 79, of Nicholas Ave., Palmer, passed away Thursday afternoon, September 21, 2017 at UP Health System-Bell with his loving wife at his side. Tony was born March 7, 1938 in Palmer to Edward and Emma (LeBresh) Miljour and graduated from Negaunee St. ...

Eunice Elaine Belanger

ASHLAND, WI - Eunice Elaine Belanger, age 88, formerly of Happy Hollow in Bayfield, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Memorial Medical Center in Ashland. She was born January 18, 1929 in Bayfield, the daughter of Arthur J. Pratt and Eva Margaret-Mae (Gotham) Pratt. Eunice ...

Elode Veiht

MARQUETTE, MI - Elode Veiht, 94, of Marquette, passed away Thursday morning, September 21, 2017 at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living surrounded by her family and under the care of U.P. Home Health & Hospice. Elode was born on March 29, 1923 in Marinette, Wisconsin, a daughter of the ...

Linnell ‘L.J.’ Johnson

GULLIVER, MI - Linnell “L.J.” Johnson, 72, of Gulliver, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on September 21, 2017 at the U.P. Health System Hospital in Marquette, Michigan. He was born August 13, 1945 in Marquette, Michigan, the son of Glen and Florence “Sally” (Chartier) Johnson and ...

Marvin J. Brewall

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Marvin Joseph Brewall, age 92, of Marquette Township, and former Harvey resident, entered eternal life Friday morning, September 22, 2017, at the Oscar Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Fassbender Funeral Home ...

William A. Fossmo

PALMER, MI - William Allen Fossmo, 61, longtime Palmer resident, passed away peacefully Friday morning, September 22, 2017 at the Cornerstone Adult Foster Care Facility in Bloomingdale, MI. Arrangements will be announced by Koskey Funeral Home.

Richard M. ‘Dickie Bird’ Beauprey

SIDNAW, MI - Richard M. Beauprey “Dickie Bird”, age 60, of Sidnaw, passed away at his home on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Richard’s complete obituary and funeral arrangements may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at www.reidfuneralservice chapel.com The Reid Funeral ...

Helmi L. ‘Lillie’ Ritz

GWINN, MI. - Helmi Lillian ‘Lillie’ Ritz, 91, of N. Maple St., Gwinn, and former Ann Arbor, MI and Florida resident, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, September 22, 2017 at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living Facility with her loving sister and niece at her side and under the care of ...

Priscilla Lydon (nee Kopeski-Jandron)

MEDWAY, MA - Priscilla started her life as the tomboyish older daughter of Edward and Rita Kopeski. She was the older sister to Paula (Leonaud) Boutin and Wayne Kopeski. You may have all heard the stories of her determination and drive to succeed in every goal that she set for herself. In High ...

Frederick W. “Ted” Boesler, Jr.

MARQUETTE, MI - Frederick W. “Ted” Boesler, Jr., age 85, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Lighthouse of Ishpeming. Born October 24, 1931, in Houghton, a son of Frederick William and Zoria (Demarse) Boesler, Ted was raised in Marquette and graduated ...

Leeta M. “Mitzi” Hutchens

MARQUETTE, MI - Leeta Mae “Mitzi” (Frances) Hutchens, age 90, of Marquette, entered eternal life Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Norlite Nursing Center, in the loving care of her family. She had resided at Norlite since September 10, 2010. Mitzi was born November 11, 1926, in ...