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Aune E. Macario

PRINCETON, MI - Aune Elizabeth Macario, 92, of Bijiki Road, Princeton, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, May 18, 2017 at the Eastwood Nursing Center in the care of her loving family. Aune was born January 6, 1925 in Rolling Mill Location, Negaunee to Jacob and Ida (Holmi) Ranta and ...

Lucille Marie Preussler

KENDRICK, ID - Lucille Marie Preussler went home to be with her Lord at age 88 on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Clarkston, from complications from hip surgery. Lu was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Presque Isle, Wis., to John and Margaret (Eleam) Anderson. She was raised there and attended school in ...

Eunice Bertha (Priebe) Miller

MARQUETTE, MI - Eunice Bertha (Priebe) Miller, 76, of 548 County Road 545 N, Marquette, returned to the loving arms of her Savior on Thursday afternoon, May 18, at UP Health System - Marquette. A funeral service will be held at Calvary Lutheran Church, 6th and Ohio Streets, Marquette, on ...

Louise J. Vizena

NEGAUNEE, MI - Louise Johanna Vizena, 86, of Maas St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully at home in the care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

Lorraine Ann Moyle

HANCOCK, MI - Lorraine Ann Moyle, 83, a former resident of Calumet, Lake Linden, and The Bluffs passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 17, 2017 at Portage Pointe, her current home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Church in ...

Scott G. Reichel Sr.

MARQUETTE, MI - Scott G. Reichel Sr. age 55 of 374 Whetstone Marquette passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Scott was born April 26, 1962 in Ishpeming to Karen (Dryge) and the late Robert K. Reichel. Scott attended the Jacobetti Skills Center at NMU to learn the trade of automotive mechanic ...

Ernest E. ‘Ernie’ Nault

NEGAUNEE, MI - Ernest E. “Ernie” Nault, 86, of Mass St., Negaunee, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 18, 2017 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans with his loving family by his side. Ernie was born July 5, 1930 in Ishpeming to Alfred and Edith (DeCaire) Nault and graduated from ...

Grace A. Orr

COLUMBUS, IN - Grace A. Orr, 93, of Columbus, died Tuesday May 16, 2017 at Four Seasons Healthcare. Grace was born March 1st, 1924 in Detroit, MI where she lived until 1960. She attended Adrian College in Adrian, MI where she met her husband, Robert Orr. They were married on January 12, 1944. ...

Margaret Jean Burke

WETMORE, MI - Margaret Jean Burke, age 71, of Sterling Heights and summer resident of Stoner Lake in Wetmore, died unexpectedly at her home in Wetmore on Monday, May 15, 2017. She was born on June 20, 1945 in Detroit to Joseph and Virginia (Krajewski) Suminski. Margaret grew up in Detroit ...

Jeanne Andrews

MARQUETTE, MI - Jeanne Kathrine (Ross) Andrews 68, passed away Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at UP Health System - Marquette. She was born July 22, 1948 in Hancock, Michigan to George and Elsie (Maki) Ross. Jeanne graduated from Hancock Central High School in 1966, and then went on to earn her LPN ...

Tommy C. Avery

GWINN, MI — Tommy C. Avery, 63, of Gwinn passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, May 6, 2017. Tommy was born on February 25, 1954, in Belzoni, MS, a son of Randolph and Alma (Wilson) Avery. He grew up in Milwaukee, WI, and graduated from Rufus King High School. Tommy married the ...

Joan Gauthier

CLEARWATER, FL — Joan Adele Gauthier, age 79, of Redington Shores Florida and Marquette Michigan entered eternal life Wednesday afternoon, February 8, 2017 after a short stay at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater FL with her loving family and childhood friend Phyllis LaMere by her side. A ...

Glenn D. Garver

MICHIGAMME, MI. — Glenn D. Garver age 65, of 316 W. Main St. Michigamme, MI, passed away Tuesday May 16, 2017 while at home in the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Glenn was born February 1, 1952 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Douglas and Virginia (Harris) ...

Margaret Jean Burke

WETMORE, MI — Margaret Jean Burke, age 71, of Sterling Heights and summer resident of Stoner Lake in Wetmore, died unexpectedly at her home in Wetmore on Monday, May 15, 2017. Visitation will be held at the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising on Sunday, May 21st from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. ...

Janice Kay Hull

REPUBLIC, MI - Janice K. Hull, age 56 of 9447 County Road 601, Republic peacefully passed away at her home with her husband and daughter at her side. She was also in the care of Lake Superior Hospice. Janice was born November 18, 1960 in Ishpeming to the late Toivo and Margaret (Sirtola) ...

Robert ‘Nuz’ Waters

ISHPEMING, MI - Robert “Nuz” Waters, age 75 of 680 Co. Rd. CPA Ishpeming went to be with the Lord on Monday May 15, 2017 surrounded by his family at UP Health System Marquette. Nuz was born May 7, 1942 to Robert and Dora (Sleeman) Waters, in Negaunee. He grew up in National Mine, ...

George E. Mogush

HOPKINS, MN - George E. Mogush, age 95, of Hopkins, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 12, 2017. George is survived by wife, Mary; daughters, Barbara (Bob) Hill, Mary Margaret “Meg” (Joe) Hillan; sons, Tom (Sandy) and Dave (Cindy); grandchildren, Ashley (Brad) ...

Glenn D. Garver

MICHIGAMME, MI. - Glenn D. Garver of 316 W. Main St. in Michigamme passed away May 16, 2017 while at home in the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. The Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Elaine Florence Stangel

MUNISING, MI — Elaine Florence Stangel, age 93, of Munising, died on Sunday evening, May 14, 2017 at the Tendercare Health Center in Munising. She was born on October 15, 1923 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Walter and Alma Stenzel. Elaine graduated from Manitowoc High School. She married ...