Obituaries

Bertha Anderson

MIDWAY LOCATION, MI - Bertha Dagmar Anderson, 98, of Midway Location, passed away Friday afternoon, February 15, 2019, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility with her loving family by her side. Arrangements will be announced by Koskey Funeral Home.

Dennis Hemmila

PALMER, MI - Dennis Albert Hemmila, 72, of Palmer, passed away peacefully Friday morning, February 15, 2019 at his home in the care of his loving family and Lake Superior Hospice. The Koskey Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Lillian I. Starkey

REPUBLIC, MI — Lillian I. Starkey, age 86, lifelong Republic resident passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019. Lillian was born in Republic, Michigan on April 14, 1932, a daughter of the late Gladys (Mukari) and Camille Venn. She was a graduate of the Republic High School, Class of 1950. ...

Marvin A. Mackey

HUMBOLDT TWP., MI — Marvin A. Mackey, age 83 longtime Humboldt Township resident passed away Wednesday February 13, 2019 at his home while in the loving care of his family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Marvin was born April 1, 1935 in Negaunee to Ivar and Hilja (Linna) Mackey. He ...

Helen ‘Marcy’ Pascoe

CHAMPION, MI — Helen “Marcy” Pascoe, age 93 longtime Champion resident passed away Friday February 8, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility where she has been a resident since July 2018. Marcy was born August 1, 1925 in L’Anse, Michigan to John and Lempi (Anderson) Saari. ...

Christie L. (Dahlstrom) Salo

NEGAUNEE, MI - Christie L. (Dahlstrom) Salo, age 76, of 196 Kivela Road in Negaunee, MI, passed away Wednesday morning, February 6, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She was born on August 18, 1942 in Ishpeming to Delbur and Margaret (Anderson) Dahlstrom. Christie was baptized at ...

Helen ‘Marcy’ Pascoe

CHAMPION, MI - Champion, MI - Helen “Marcy” Pascoe, age 93 longtime Champion resident passed away Friday February 8, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility where she has been a resident since July 2018. Marcy was born August 1, 1925 in L’Anse, Michigan to John and Lempi ...

Carolyn M. ‘Lynn’ Rundman

HANCOCK/ISHPEMING, MI - Carolyn M. “Lynn” Rundman age 86 longtime Ishpeming resident passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Portage Pointe in Hancock. Carolyn was born April 7, 1932 in Medford, WI to Albert and Florence (Capelle) Pries. She graduated from Medford High School and ...

James Vallier

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI - James William ‘Jim’ Vallier, 84, of Midway Drive, Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday morning, February 12, 2019 in the care of his loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Jim was born September 16, 1934 in Perkins to Emil and Alice ...

Rebecca R. ‘Becky’ Petibone

NEGAUNEE, MI - Rebecca R. “Becky” Petibone, 80, of Negaunee, passed away on Monday morning, February 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming. Becky was born on January 19, 1939 in Powe, MO to the late Titus and Sylvia (Davis) ...

Christie L. (Dahlstrom) Salo

NEGAUNEE, MI - Christie L. (Dahlstrom) Salo, age 76, of 196 Kivela Road in Negaunee, MI, passed away Wednesday morning, February 6, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She was born on August 18, 1942 in Ishpeming to Delbur and Margaret (Anderson) Dahlstrom. Christie was baptized at ...

Rebecca R. ‘Becky’ Petibone

NEGAUNEE, MI - Rebecca R. “Becky” Petibone, 80, of Negaunee, passed away on Monday morning, February 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming. Becky was born on January 19, 1939 in Powe, MO to the late Titus and Sylvia (Davis) ...

James Vallier

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI - James William ‘Jim’ Vallier, 84, of Midway Drive, Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday morning, February 12, 2019 in the care of his loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Jim was born September 16, 1934 in Perkins to Emil and Alice ...

Helen ‘Marcy’ Pascoe

CHAMPION, MI - Champion, MI - Helen “Marcy” Pascoe, age 93 longtime Champion resident passed away Friday February 8, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility where she has been a resident since July 2018. Marcy was born August 1, 1925 in L’Anse, Michigan to John and Lempi ...

Carolyn M. ‘Lynn’ Rundman

HANCOCK/ISHPEMING, MI - Carolyn M. “Lynn” Rundman age 86 longtime Ishpeming resident passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Portage Pointe in Hancock. Carolyn was born April 7, 1932 in Medford, WI to Albert and Florence (Capelle) Pries. She graduated from Medford High School and ...

Daniel Bruce Blackwell

PALM HARBOR, FL - Daniel Bruce Blackwell, born 12-25-1961 in Marquette, MI passed away on February 10, 2019. He was under the care of hospice in Palm Harbor, Florida. Dan graduated from Marquette high school in 1980. He loved his hockey, having played for the high school team and Marquette ...

Patricia A. Mair

MARQUETTE, MI – Patricia A. Mair, age 92, of Marquette, entered eternal life Sunday morning, February 3, 2019, at her residence in the Mill Creek Memory Care Unit. Pat was born April 30, 1926 in Canton, Ohio, the daughter of James and Kathryn (Sanders) Seybert. She was raised in Canton. ...

Ida E. Kallio

TRENARY, MI - Ida E. Kallio, age 90, of Trenary, entered eternal life Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Eastwood Nursing Center in the loving care of her family. Ida was born September 11, 1928, in Trenary, a daughter of Paul and Jennie (Lindfors) Kallio, and was raised in Trenary. She ...

John Zanetti

GWINN, MI - John George ‘Socko’ Zanetti, 80, of Mitchell St., Gwinn, passed away early Friday morning, February 8, 2019 at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans. John was born March 31, 1938 in Gwinn to John C. and Carmen M. (Valenti) Zanetti and graduated from Gwinn High School, Class of ...

Beverley Delke

MARQUETTE, MI - Beverley Y. Delke, 87, of Marquette, passed away early Thursday morning, February 7, 2019 at her home in the presence of her loving family and under the care of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice. Beverley was born on November 26, 1931 in Oxford, MI to the late Henry and ...