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Obituaries

Sabina Long

GWINN, MI – Sabina (Warminski) Long, age 89, of Gwinn, entered eternal life Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Christian Park Nursing Center in Escanaba. Born February 20, 1930, in Detroit, Sabina was raised in Detroit and graduated from Chadsey High School. She married John Goszkowski and ...

Paul Ombrello

ISHPEMING, MI - Paul Anthony Ombrello, 68, of Ishpeming, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 after a battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Paul was born in Ishpeming on September 22, 1951, a son of the late Phillip and Louise (Nault) Ombrello. He attended Ishpeming High ...

George A. Hazeres

MARQUETTE, MI - George A. Hazeres, 85, of Marquette, passed away Wednesday morning, November 20, 2019 at Trillium House with his loving family at his side and under the care of U.P. Home Health and Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 25th at 12 Noon in ...

William Glen Nolan

MARQUETTE, MI - William Glen Nolan, age 83, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, November 18, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born April 16, 1936, in Lansing, Michigan, a son of Woodis Truman and Mary Elizabeth (Gable) Nolan, Bill ...

Martin R. Williams

MARQUETTE, MI – Martin R. “Marty” Williams, age 80, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 3:15 am. He was born in Stoneville, North Carolina on September 16, 1939. He went to school in Reidsville, North Carolina up until 1958 when he joined the Air Force and ...

Victor Orr

SUOMI LOCATION, MI - Victor Milford Orr, 70, of Suomi Location, passed away early Saturday morning, November 16, 2019 at his home. Victor was born June 16, 1949 in Venango County, Pennsylvania to Milford and Dorothy Fay (Umstead) Orr and at age five moved to the St. Ignace area where he ...

Phyllis L. Petersen

ISHPEMING, MI - Phyllis L. Petersen, age 93, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at her son’s house while in the loving care of her family and UP Health and Hospice. Phyllis’s family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon, at ...

Sabina Long

GWINN, MI – Sabina Long, age 89, of Gwinn, entered eternal life Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Christian Park Nursing Center in Escanaba. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. In lieu of flowers, memorials ...

Paul Ombrello

ISHPEMING, MI - Paul Ombrello, age 68, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away at home on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 after a battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. A complete obituary will follow in The Mining Journal and may also be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where friends and family ...

Scott William Patrick

ISHPEMING, MI - Scott William Patrick, 54, of Ishpeming, passed away on November 15, 2019 at his home in Ishpeming. A Celebration of Life for Scott will be held from 12:30 until 4 pm on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home in Ishpeming. Inurnment will take place in ...

Raymond Arthur Watters

ISHPEMING, MI - Raymond Arthur Watters, age 90, Ishpeming Township resident passed away on Sunday November 17, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. Ray had been a resident there for the past year. Ray was born in Ishpeming on December 8, 1928, the son of the late Sam and ...

Elaine Norma Saari

HOUGHTON, MI - Elaine Norma Saari, 91, died at the Omega House on Sunday, November 17, after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of Jacob (Jack) and Jennie Laakso of West Ishpeming. She was a graduate of the Ishpeming High School and was employed at JC Penney of Ishpeming after her ...

Martin R. Williams

MARQUETTE, MI - Martin R. Williams, age 80, entered eternal life Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at home in the loving care of his family and caregivers at UP Home Health & Hospice. The Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family where condolences may be ...

William Glen Nolan

MARQUETTE, MI - William Glen Nolan, age 83, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, November 18, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Friends may call at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Saturday, November 23, beginning at 10:00 am until the time ...

Nancy K. Rosten

MARQUETTE, MI - Nancy K. Rosten, 61, of Marquette, died peacefully Monday morning, November 18, 2019, at her home, with her family by her side and under the care of Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

William ‘Bula’ Hill, Jr.

NEGAUNEE, MI - William ‘Bula’ Hill, Jr., 87, of Sunset Drive, Negaunee, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, November 15, 2019, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. Bula was born March 8, 1932, to William and Toini (Wertanen) Hill, Sr., and graduated from Negaunee High ...

Neil Hamilton Black

ISHPEMING, MI - Neil Hamilton Black, age 89, former Ishpeming resident passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, with his family by his side at Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette. Neil was born on January 27, 1930, in Walkerville (Windsor) Ontario to Duncan and Margaret (Todd) Black. At age ...

Keith V. Holmquist

MENOMINEE, MI - Keith V. Holmquist, 82, of Menominee, MI died Tuesday evening, November 12, 2019, at Rennes Health Center-East in Peshtigo, WI. He was born February 1, 1937 in Trenary, Michigan to Carl and Kathleen (Kiser) Holmquist. He graduated from Trenary High School in 1955. He went on ...

Alan Paul Musolf

MARQUETTE, MI - Alan Paul Musolf, age 67, of Marquette, walked away from life on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Alan was born April 28, 1952, in Marquette, to John and Olga Musolf. He attended John D. Pierce School and graduated from Marquette Senior High School in 1970. He continued his ...

Elizabeth Miriam Buytaert

TRAVERSE CITY - Elizabeth Miriam Buytaert, age 99, a resident of Traverse City since 2013, passed away in her sleep on Friday, November 8, 2019, at Bay Ridge Assisted Living Center. Elizabeth was born on June 29, 1920, in Ishpeming, Michigan to John and Lisa Josephine Wuorenmaa. She was a ...