Obituaries

Jude L. Carriere

MARQUETTE, MI - Jude L. Carriere, 79, of Marquette, MI, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 19th, 2019 at his home. Jude was born June 2nd, 1940 in Marquette to Donald and Rose (Bertrand) Carriere and graduated from Bishop Baraga High School in 1958. Jude worked as a mail ...

Darleen D. Canter

MARQUETTE, MI - Darleen D. Canter, 81, of Marquette, died peacefully, Wednesday evening, August 14, 2019 at The Lighthouse at Ishpeming while under hospice care. She was born September 15, 1937 in Monroe, Michigan. The only daughter of the late Leo and Alice (Giebel) Roosenberg. As a ...

Darlene Miljour

PALMER, MI - Darlene Faye Miljour, 77, of Palmer, passed away peacefully, early Saturday morning, August 17, 2019, at her home while in the care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. The family would like to invite friends and family to, ‘Coffee with Dar,’ from 1:00 pm ...

Donald G. Crockett

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Donald G. Crockett, age 97, of Marquette Township, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette. Arrangements for services will be announced by McDowell Funeral Home in Reed City, Michigan, and will be available at www.fassbenderswansonhansen.com

Robert Anson Peters

LOS ANGELES, CA - Robert Anson Peters, 89 of Los Angeles, California formerly of Marquette, died June 19, 2019 at his home in Los Angeles. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 10th at 1 p.m. at the Park Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home, ...

William J. Shaw

MARQUETTE, MI - Bill Shaw, 68 years old, entered his heavenly home on August 13th at the Trillium Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. His valiant battle with multiple myeloma lasted 9 1/2 years. His devotion to his family and his relationship with Jesus Christ sustained him during ...

Edna Laurila

NEGAUNEE, MI - Edna Miriam Laurila, 95, of 1017 Pine St., Negaunee, passed away late Sunday evening, August 18, 2019, at Teal Lake Senior Living Community in the care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Edna was born May 2, 1924, in Ishpeming, Michigan. She graduated from ...

Mary Parker

GREEN BAY, WI - Mary Alice Parker, 57, of Green Bay, formerly of Marquette, died Tuesday morning, August 20, 2019 at Aurora Bay Care Hospital in Green Bay from an apparent heart attack. A celebration of Mary’s life will take place on Friday, August 30th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the ...

Carol Jean (Barney) Hauserman

GREEN BAY, WI - Carol Jean (Barney) Hauserman, 76, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, passed away on August 15, 2019. Carol was born July 1, 1943 in Ishpeming, Michigan to Ray and Orva (Hillman) Barney. She was raised in Negaunee, Michigan and graduated from Negaunee High School in 1961. She earned a ...

Thomas J. Richer, Jr.

NEGAUNEE, MI - Thomas John Richer, Jr., age 29, of Negaunee, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette, following a lifelong, hard fought struggle with mental illness and depression. Born May 14, 1990, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Tom was raised in Suamico, Wisconsin, ...

Edna Laurila

NEGAUNEE, MI - Edna Miriam Laurila, 95, of Pine St., Negaunee, passed away late Sunday evening, August 18, 2019 at Teal Lake Senior Living Community in the care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

Jude L. Carriere

MARQUETTE, MI - Jude L. Carriere, 79, of Marquette, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Lyle M. Kirby

WELLS, MI - Lyle M. Kirby, age 83, of 6364 N 5th Street in Wells, MI passed away in his sleep Friday morning, August 16, 2019 at his home. He was born on December 2, 1935 in Escanaba, the son of Michael and Hilma (Blake) Kirby. At a young age, Lyle’s family moved from Rock, MI to Gwinn, MI ...

Henry Illikainen

NEGAUNEE, MI - Henry Gustaf Illikainen, 76, of Buffalo Road, Negaunee, passed away late Friday evening, August 16, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in the care of his loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Henry was born September 20, 1942 in Mass City on his Aunt’s ...

Howard Louis ‘Honolulu Howie’ Fissette

MARQUETTE, MI - Howard Louis Fissette, age 72, known as “Honolulu Howie”, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Trillium Hospice House, in the loving, comforting care of his family and caregivers. Howie was born November 25, 1946, in Marquette, a son of Howard and Elizabeth (Epper) ...

Virginia K. Janhunen

CHAMPION, MI - Virginia K. Janhunen, 73, of Champion, MI, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at UP Health System Marquette. Virginia was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 31, 1946, daughter of the late Taimi (Lappi) and Leonard Johnson. She graduated from high school in Detroit and ...

Nancy Marilind Nylen Kalweit

HARVEY, MI - A memorial service celebrating the life of Nancy Marilind Nylen Kalweit, will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Friends may call at the church beginning at 11:00 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm. A reception will follow in Magnuson Hall. ...

Charles Allen ‘Charlie’ Bergstrom

MOUNTAIN HOME, ID - Charles Allen “Charlie” Bergstrom, 85, of Mountain Home, ID., died on June 2, 2019 of complications following surgery. Charlie was born in Marquette, the last of 12 children to Emil and Agnes Bergstrom, immigrants from Sweden. He was a graduate of Graveraet High ...

Henry Illikainen

NEGAUNEE, MI —Henry G. Illikainen, 76, of Buffalo Road, Negaunee, passed away late Friday evening, August 16, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in the care of his loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

Darlene Miljour

PALMER, MI —Darlene Faye Miljour, 77, of Palmer, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, August 17, 2019 at her home while in the care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.