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Isadore ‘Blue’ Misegan

February 27, 2013
The Mining Journal

ZEBA, Mich. - Isadore "Blue" Misegan, age 83, of Zeba, Mich., passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013, at his home with his family by his side after a long illness. Blu was born on October 6, 1929, to John and Hattie (Spruce) Misegan in Zeba. He attended the Zeba Foote School. He enlisted in the US Navy sailing with the Pacific Fleet. After receiving an honorable discharge he married Marie Salo in 1959. They moved to Lower Michigan where Blu graduated from Greene's Barber College. Blu and Marie had four children: Duane, Mark, Lynn and John, and moved back to the Upper Peninsula in 1975. Blu then worked at a barbershop at K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base. In 1977 Blu and his family moved to L'Anse and he established his own barbershop, which he ran until the mid '80s. He also served as a Tribal Conservation Officer from 1977 to 1979. After closing shop Blu ventured into the casino business becoming the Lead Slot Tech at the Ojibwa Casino until his retirement in 2000. In 2000 Blu married Ann Durant and gained stepdaughters Carolyn and Mary Lou Jossens.



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