Obituaries

Wendy Mae Brown

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI - Wendy Mae Brown, age 51, of Acorn Trail, Chocolay Township, left Mother Earth and walked on, Thursday, August 16, 2018, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was born to Patricia (Madosh) Brown and Richard Lucas. Ernie Brown adopted her and ...

Inger Emard

NEGAUNEE, MI -Inger Marie Emard, age 64, of Negaunee, entered eternal life Thursday, August 16, 2018, at home in the loving care of her family. Inger was born in Marquette on September 12, 1953 a daughter of Oliver and Eileen (Paquette) Emard and was a graduate of Marquette Senior High ...

Thomas T. Hughes

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Thomas T. Hughes, age 91, passed away peacefully at home on July 28, 2018. Tom was born on May 8, 1927, in Marquette to Catherine (Gaspar) and Thomas(Cracker) Hughes, and lived his childhood in Ishpeming. He enlisted in the Navy, served in World War II and attended the ...

Edward R. O’Brien Jr.

PULASKI, WI - Edward R. O’Brien Jr., 74, Pulaski, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Friday, August 17, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, WI. The son of Edward Sr. and Dorothy (Carriere) O’Brien was born September 21, 1943, in Ishpeming, MI. Edward was a U.S. ...

William ‘Bill’ K. LaCombe

TRENARY, MI - William “Bill” K. LaCombe, age 97, of Trenary and Flushing, died on Friday evening, August 10, 2018 at the Cranberry Park Assisted Living in Clio. Services will be held at St. Rita Catholic Church in Trenary on Friday, August 24, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. ...

Wendy Mae Brown

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI - Wendy Mae Brown, age 51, of Acorn Trail, Chocolay Township, left Mother Earth and walked on, Thursday, August 16, 2018, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. Join us in celebrating Wendy’s life at the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home on Tuesday, ...

Mary Margaret De Broux Reichel

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI - Mary Margaret De Broux Reichel, 93, of Chocolay Township, died on August 17, 2018 at Mill Creek Assisted Living. A service will be held at the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 20, with Rev. Greg Heikkala officiating. The family will greet ...

Ellen E. Mueller

HUMBOLDT TWP., MI - Ellen E. Mueller, age 88 Humboldt Township resident passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette where she was a patient for the past 4 days. Ellen was born February 12, 1930 at home on the family homestead known at Finn Farm in National Mine to ...

Leonard J. Dawson Jr.

MARQUETTE, MI - Leonard J. Dawson, Jr., 64 of Marquette, died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Dr. Karl Lyle Helwig

WINONA, MN -Dr. Karl Lyle Helwig, of Winona, MN, went to glory at 6:30 A.M. Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018. He had suffered a massive stroke on August 4th and was in hospice care in his home until God called him home. He was born on October 17, 1927 in Humbird, WI to Karl Lyle Helwig ...

Ediltrude F. “Trudy” Damberg

MARQUETTE, MI - Ediltrude F. “Trudy” Damberg, age 92, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center, in the loving care of her family. Born July 3, 1926, in Iron River, the daughter of Frank and Helena (McKay) Fedrizzi, Ediltrude was raised ...

Joseph G. Argall Sr.

ISHPEMING, MI - Joseph G. Argall, Sr., age 81, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away Wednesday August 15, 2018 at the Trillium Hospice House in Marquette while in the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Joseph was born in Ishpeming on December 8, 1936, son of ...

Mary Ann Frantom

MARQUETTE, MI - Mary Ann Frantom lost her battle with cancer on August 4, 2018. Those that were part of Mary Ann’s life, knew how blessed they were. She will be remembered as one of the kindest, most creative and giving person you were lucky enough to know. Mary Ann was born on May 9, ...

Eliza M. Goudge

NEGAUNEE, MI - Eliza M. Goudge, age 105 a resident of Teal Lake Senior Living Community in Negaunee passed away Tuesday August 14, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette. Eliza was born September 14, 1912 in National Mine (Tilden Twp.) to John and Sarah (Gill) Cardew. Eliza and her family owned ...

Marie Donna-Jean Lovelace

MICHIGAMME, MI - Donna Lovelace, age 69 longtime resident of Michigamme passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at the UP Health System Marquette where she was a patient for 4 days. Donna was born February 27, 1949 in Detroit, MI to the late Duane and Beda (Halverson) Lovelace. Donna graduated ...

Larry D. Paquette

REPUBLIC, Larry D. Paquette, age 63, of 9842 Wahlstroms Road, Republic passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Baraga Co. Memorial Hospital in L’Anse following an apparent heart attack at the Ojibwa Casino in Baraga. Larry was born July 1, 1955 in Ishpeming the son of the late Willard ...

Nancy E. Hill

NEGAUNEE, MI - Nancy Eileen Hill, 81, of Prince St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully Monday morning, August 13, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette with her loving family at her side. Nancy was born June 8, 1937 in Negaunee to Fere and Lena (Delarye) LaMere, graduated from Negaunee High ...

Ann M. (Gutt) Priante and Joe Priante

IRONWOOD, MI - Graveside services for Ann Priante, 97, and her son,Joe Priante, 60 will be at 2pm CDT on Friday, August 17th at the Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. Both were Luther L Wright High School graduates, in 1938 and 1969, respectfully. Ann M. (Gutt) Priante (1920 - 2018) and her ...

Donald L. Swenor

SKANDIA, MI - Donald L. Swenor, age 75, of Skandia, entered eternal life Thursday evening, August 9, 2018, at his home. Born April 25, 1943, in Marquette, a son of Alphonse Charles and Mary L. (Stephen) Swenor, Don was raised in Marquette’s Trowbridge Park and attended Bishop Baraga High ...

Norma Alice Henninger

MUNISING, MI - In Memory of Norma Alice Mazzali Henninger who was born in Munising on February 20, 1938 to William and Alice Mazzali. Norma passed on February 28, 2018 from cancer. Norma grew up in Munising and graduated from Wm. G. Mather High School in 1955. Her life took her to ...