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Obituaries

Dr. Anthony J. ‘A.J.’ Nault

ISHPEMING, MI / MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Dr. Anthony J. “A.J.” Nault, age 37, former Ishpeming and Minneapolis resident, passed away on Thursday February 13, 2020, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family and nursing home staff. A.J. was born on ...

Beverly J. Carlson

ISHPEMINIG, MI - Beverly J. Carlson, age 85, longtime Ishpeming area resident, passed away on Saturday February 15, 2020 while in the loving care of her family, Marquette County Medical Care Facility Staff, and U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Beverly was born on April 16, 1934, in North Lake ...

Devin M. Fisher

GLADSTONE, MI - Devin M. Fisher, age 18, of Escanaba, passed away at his home on February 13, 2020. Devin was born October 29, 2001, in Escanaba, MI, the son of Josh and Jamie (Smith) Fisher. He attended Escanaba Area High School. Devin was an exceptional hockey player, and was a former team ...

Lillian Jean Anderson

ISHPEMING, MI - On Saturday, February 15, 2020, Lillian Jean Anderson, devoted wife, loving mother, and beloved grandmother and aunt, passed away at the age of 86, at Marquette County Medical Care Facility. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020, at Bjork and Zhulkie ...

Chester Miller

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI - Chester Miller, of Chocolay Township, entered eternal life Saturday February 15, 2020 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by the Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral & Cremation Services where condolences may be expressed online at www.fassbenderswansonhansen.com

Joshua A. Gerstmeyer

MARQUETTE, MI - Joshua A. Gerstmeyer, a Marquette resident of age 44, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 of natural causes following a brief, sudden illness at UP Health System Marquette. Joshua first opened his eyes to this world on October 12, 1975 in Riverside, CA. Son of Guy ...

Thomas J. Dolaskie III

MUNISING, MI - Thomas J. Dolaskie III, age 68, of Munising, died Thursday, February 13, 2020, at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Home Hospice. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home bowermanfuneralhome.net

Devin M. Fisher

GLADSTONE, MI - Devin M. Fisher, age 18, of Escanaba, passed away at his home on February 13, 2020. Devin was born October 29, 2001, in Escanaba, MI, the son of Josh and Jamie (Smith) Fisher. He attended Escanaba Area High School. Devin was an exceptional hockey player, and was a former team ...

Daniel L. Sexton

CANADIAN LAKES, MI - , age 71, of Canadian Lakes, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020. He was born October 20, 1948, in Owosso, MI, the son of Kenneth and Letha (Pardee) Sexton. Dan grew up in a farming community where he worked on dairy farms as a teenager. He was always a very ...

William D. Nicholas

MARQUETTE, MI - William D. “Bill” Nicholas, 77, of Marquette, died Tuesday afternoon, February 11, 2020, at UP Health System-Marquette. Bill was born, July 25, 1942, in Palmer, a son of William and Dagney (Carlstrom) Nicholas. He was raised in Palmer, was a 1960 graduate of Negaunee ...

Debbie L. Clairmont

GWINN, MI - Debbie Lee Clairmont, 57, of Gwinn, died Saturday, February 8, 2020, at UP Health System- Marquette. She was born September 10, 1961, in Escanaba, a daughter of John J. and Kathleen (Deitrick) Clairmont. She was raised in Northland and graduated from Gwinn High School. Debbie ...

Michael Svec

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI - Michael Joseph Svec, 57, of Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully at home, early Tuesday morning, February 11, 2020, in the care of his loving wife and Lake Superior Hospice. Mike was born March 27, 1962, in Leyden Township, Chicago area, to Frank and Lydia ...

Dr. Anthony J. “A.J.” Nault

ISHPEMING, MI / MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Dr. Anthony J. “A.J.” Nault, age 37, former Ishpeming and Minneapolis resident, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family and nursing home staff. The Bjork and Zhulkie ...

Ronald Hogge

ISHPEMING, MI - Ronald Hogge, 64, of Ishpeming, died Saturday morning, February 8, 2020, at The Lighthouse at Ishpeming. There will be no services. Burial will take place in Hancock. Canale & Pennock Funeral Service in Ishpeming is assisting the family where memories may be shared at ...

Gerald W. Harju

MARQUETTE, MI - Gerald W. Harju, age 86, of Marquette, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 in Ishpeming where he had been briefly residing. He was in the loving care of family and U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Jerry was born in Ishpeming on April 16, 1933, son of the late Lydia (Olander) ...

John ‘Jay’ Balbierz Jr.

MARQUETTE, MI – John “Jay” Balbierz, Jr., age 92, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, February 10, 2020, at UP Health System – Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born October 14, 1927, in Marquette, a son of John and Irene (Webb) Balbierz, Sr., Jay was ...

Donald ‘Doc’ Denofre

ISHPEMING, MI - Donald J. “Doc” Denofre, age 86, of Ishpeming, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in the loving care of his family and caregivers of Upper Peninsula Home Health and Hospice. Honoring the families wishes, ...

William D. Nicholas

MARQUETTE, MI - William D. “Bill” Nicholas, 77, of Marquette, died Tuesday afternoon, February 11, 2020 at UP Health System-Marquette. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Laurabelle C. Mahoski

MARQUETTE / ISHPEMING, MI - Laurabelle C. Mahoski, age 96, longtime resident of Ishpeming, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 10, 2020, while at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living in Marquette where she had resided since 2011. She was under the loving care of her family, staff at ...

Matthew John ‘Matt’ Steinhausen

HARVEY, MI - Matthew John “Matt” Steinhausen, age 40, of Harvey passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020. Matthew was born in Ishpeming, Michigan on July 12, 1979, a son of Janice (Lamont) and Stephen R. Steinhausen. Matt lived and worked in Texas, Los Angles and Napa Valley in the ...