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Obituaries

Patricia ‘Pat’ Mae Seglund

MUNISING, MI - Patricia “Pat” Mae Seglund, age 92, went to see her Lord on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Eastwood Nursing Center. She was born to parents, Sarah and Henrik Henriksen, on October 19, 1928, in Munising, Michigan. She was a graduate of Munising’s Mather High School in 1946. ...

Stephen Allen Hyska

MARQUETTE, MI - Stephen Allen Hyska, 55, of Marquette, passed away on February 15, 2021. He was born in Marquette on November 9, 1965, to Fran and Carole (Aldrich) Hyska. As a young boy, he loved fishing and acting as a bat boy for his dad’s softball team. At the age of five, he moved to ...

Jill Ann (Ostanek) Cutting

GLADSTONE, MI - Jill Ann (Ostanek) Cutting, age 65, of Gladstone, MI, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at her home. She was born November 30, 1955, in Marquette, MI, the daughter of Joe and Sylvia (Ollila) Ostanek. Growing up in Trenary, MI, Jill developed her feisty ...

Lois Isabelle Roo

SAULT STE MARIE, MI - Lois Isabelle Roo, age 87, of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, passed away at the home of her Son and Daughter-in-Law on Saturday, February 27, 2021, after suffering from several health complications. Lois was born to the late Richard and Angella Campbell on July 4, 1932. Lois ...

Barbara Jean Barsuhn

MARQUETTE, MI - Barbara Jean Barsuhn, age 86, former Marquette resident, entered eternal life Thursday, March 4, 2021, at the UW Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, following a brief illness. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Services will be held at a later date and will be ...

Eunice Marie Grognet

MARQUETTE, MI – Eunice Marie Grognet, age 75, former Tapiola resident, entered eternal life Tuesday evening, March 2, 2021, at Mill Creek Assisted Living Facility in Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of her family. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Fassbender ...

Annette Jachimski

NEGAUNEE, MI - Annette Marie Jachimski, 85, lifelong Negaunee resident, entered Eternal Life Thursday morning, March 4, 2021, at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living. Annette was born May 28, 1935, in Ishpeming, to Oliver and Esther (Kangas) Krook and graduated from Negaunee High School, Class ...

Robert A. Veale

NEGAUNEE, MI - Robert Alger Veale, 43, of Camelot Dr., Negaunee, passed away Friday afternoon, February 26, 2021, at UP Health System Marquette, from complications of Myotonic Dystrophy, surrounded by his dad and sister, but virtually by many more. Robbie (aka Bert, Robbie Jr., Captain, ...

Paul E. Specker

MARQUETTE, MI - Paul E. Specker, age 91, of Marquette, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, at Mill Creek Assisted Living, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Paul was born January 12, 1930, in Marquette, a son of John and Grace (Kroon) Specker. A lifelong Marquette resident, Paul ...

Paul Krejci

MUNISING, MI - Paul Krejci, 60 years of age, Deerton, Michigan, died on February 28th, in his home surrounded by his loving wife, Gail Krejci and dog, Lucky. Paul is survived by his wife, Gail Krejci; sons, Joshua and Aaron (wife Jennifer); grandchildren, Angelina, Jaden, Gabriel, Zeke, Janae ...

Gloria G. Brown

MUNISING, MI - Gloria G. Brown, age 59, of Munising, died under the loving care of her husband and North Woods Hospice late Sunday morning, February 28, 2021, following an eighteen-month illness. Gloria was born on June 4, 1961, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Wendell and Donna (Mannion) Lower. She ...

James T. “Jim” Mattson

L’ANSE, MI - James T. “Jim” Mattson, Sr., age 86 of L’Anse, MI, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, at Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming, MI. He was born in Laurium, MI, on June 23, 1934, the son of the late Theodore E. and Margaret P. (Bohmier) Mattson. Jim attended ...

James L. Sorensen

LUDINGTON, MI - James L. Sorensen, age 74, of Ludington passed away Monday, March 1, 2021. He was born July 8, 1946, in Muskegon, to Ludwig and Elaine (Douglas) Sorensen. After high school, Jim enlisted in the US Navy and served his country for two years as an electrician. When he returned ...

Bruce Clifford Peterson

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Bruce Clifford Peterson, age 82, of Marquette Township, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Trillium Hospice House, in the loving, comforting care of his family. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services ...

Mary A. (Quaal) Lynch

MARQUETTE, MI - Mary Ann (Quaal) Lynch, 91, passed away February 28, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Ishpeming, Michigan, January 31, 1930, to Rudolph and Adele Quaal, the third of twelve children. She took pride in caring for her younger siblings and spoke so many ...

Jeanne C. Sandstrom

NEGAUNEE, MI - Jeanne Catherine Sandstrom, 80, of Keewaydin St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, February 23, 2021, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility, following a two-year battle with dementia. Jeanne was born December 17, 1940, in Ishpeming, to Turri and Edith ...

Howard Fregeole

MARQUETTE, MI - Howard Fregeole, age 93, of Marquette, entered eternal life Friday, February 26, 2021, at his home, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born December 9, 1927, in Marquette, a son of Leo and Lucille (Nadeau) Fregeole, Howard was raised in Marquette and attended the ...

Paul E. Specker

MARQUETTE, MI - Paul E. Specker, age 91, of Marquette, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, at Mill Creek Assisted Living Facility, in the loving, comforting care of his family. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the ...

David W. Besonen

COVINGTON, MI - David W. Besonen, age 70, of Covington, MI, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021, at UP Health System, Marquette, MI. David’s complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at www.reidfun eralservicechapel.com The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, ...

Donald C. Johnson, Sr.

RUMLEY/MUNISING, MI - Donald C. Johnson, Sr., age 87 of Rumely and formerly of Munising, died on Saturday afternoon, February 20, 2021 at Medilodge while surrounded by his family. Born in Chatham, Michigan on May 30, 1933 to Carl and Martha (Hallstrom) Johnson, Don grew up helping on ...