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Obituaries

Viola ‘Vi’ Schultz

MUNISING, MI - Viola “Vi” Schultz, age 89, longtime Brown’s Addition resident of Munising, died on Wednesday afternoon, January 16, 2019 at the Medilodge of Munising. She was born on April 12, 1929 in Munising to John and Leota (Cremer) Tiernan. Vi graduated from Sacred Heart School ...

Shirley A. Furr

MARQUETTE, MI - Shirley Ann (Walstrom) Furr, 82, of Marquette, was granted her angel wings on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born in Aurora, WI on April 2, 1936, the daughter of the late Albert and Anne Walstrom. Shirley graduated from ...

Michael L. Borske

GWINN, MI - Michael L. Borske, 65, of Gwinn, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette. Michael was born on June 8, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Leonard and Lois (Sawick) Borske. He was a graduate of Marquette Senior High School. Michael ...

Julianne M. LaMere

GREENVILLE, MI - Julianne M. LaMere, age 84 of Greenville, formerly of Champion, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Spectrum Health United Memorial Hospital. She was born the daughter of Oke & Kaarina (Heilala) Saari and they precede her in death. Also preceding Julianne in ...

Aune Anna-Liisa Laurell Hallstrom

DULUTH, MN - Aune Anna-Liisa Laurell Hallstrom was born December 9, 1922 in H—meenlinna, Finland to Olga Maria (J—rvinen) and Valfred Laurell. She passed away January 13, 2019 at Franciscan Health Center in Duluth, MN. Aune moved to Toronto, Ontario in 1967 and later to Windsor, ...

James Paul Nault

TAMPA, FL - NAULT, James P., age 82, of Tampa, FL, passed away after a brave struggle with cancer on January 9, 2019. Jim was born April 25, 1936 in Ishpeming, MI to Henry and Eva (Perrault) Nault. He attended Ishpeming High School and St. Lawrence Seminary, and soon after joined the Army. ...

Lois J. Toy

NATIONAL MINE, MI – Lois J. Toy, age 92, longtime National Mine resident passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Marquette Co. Medical Care Facility while under the loving care of the MCMCF staff and her friend, Ilene Mattson. Lois was born April 20, 1926 in Ishpeming, the daughter ...

Carol Lynn (Burns) Kuliu Tuimala

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Carol Lynn Tuimala, age 81, of Marquette Township, entered eternal life Saturday, January 12, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of her family. Born December 13, 1937, in Marquette, a daughter of Francis Edward and Tina Wilhelmena ...

Dennis F. Pellinen

ISHPEMING, MI - Dennis F. Pellinen, 54, of McFarland & Ishpeming, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 as a result of a snowmobile accident. He was born April 27, 1964 in Waukegan, Illinois, a son of the late Melvin and Mabel (Winn) Pellinen and was raised in Ishpeming. Dennis worked for ...

Kathryn S. Aalto

MARQUETTE, MI - Kathryn S. Aalto, 67, of Marquette, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at UP Health System- Marquette. Kathryn was born on August 12, 1951 in Wyandotte, MI to the late John and Barbara A. (Molinik) Yonish. Kathryn moved to the Marquette area at the age of 18 and had ...

Dr. Bruce R. Turino

ISHPEMING, MI - Dr. Bruce R. Turino, 68, returned to the Lord on Saturday morning, January 12, 2019, at the Teal Lake Assisted Living Facility, under the loving care of family, nursing staff, and U.P. Home Health and Hospice, after a 1 year battle with cancer. He had resided there for 1 day. ...

Shirley Ann DeRoche

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Shirley Ann DeRoche, age 86, of Lost Creek Drive, Marquette Township, entered eternal life Friday, January 11, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette. Born January 13, 1932, in Marquette, a daughter of Theodore and Agnes (Beauchamp) Boucher, Shirley was raised in ...

James Paul Nault

Tampa, FL - NAULT, James P., age 82, of Tampa, FL, passed away after a brave struggle with cancer on January 9, 2019. Jim was born April 25, 1936 in Ishpeming, MI to Henry and Eva (Perrault) Nault. He attended Ishpeming High School and St. Lawrence Seminary, and soon after joined the Army. ...

Joseph Allen Musolf

BURNSVILLE, MN – MARQUETTE, MI – Joseph Allen Musolf, age 66, of Burnsville, Minnesota, and former Marquette resident, entered eternal life Thursday, January 10, 2019, at his home. Born July 5, 1952, in Marquette, a son of Adalore F. and Hazel M. (Dye) Musolf, Joe was raised in Marquette ...

Richard William Nebel

MUNISING, MI - Richard William Nebel, age 87, lifelong resident of Munising, died December 29, 2018. He was born on September 22, 1931 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He attended Munising Public Schools where he played football on the undefeated 1949 team and earned many track and field medals ...

William Glenn Marlor

JENISON, MI - William Glenn Marlor passed away January 5, 2019, at the American House assisted living home in Jenison. Glenn was born January 25, 1926, to the late William Marlor and Fay (McPhail) Marlor in Houghton, Michigan. He attended the Ripley School and graduated from Hancock High ...

George ‘Ron’ Arntsen

MARQUETTE, MI - George R. “Ron” Arntsen, 81, of Marquette, passed away early Thursday morning, January 3, 2019 at U.P. Health System-Marquette as the result of a stroke with his loving by wife by his side. Ron was born on August 2, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of the late George ...

Kay Elizabeth Nease

SANTA FE, NM - Kay Elizabeth Nease 59, a longtime resident of Santa Fe, NM passed away on December 23, 2018 due to cancer. She was born on January 11, 1959 in Ishpeming, MI to Margaret L. Nease and Jack K. Nease. Kay is preceded in death by her father Jack K. Nease and her longtime ...

James P. Nault

Tampa, FL - NAULT, James P., age 82, of Tampa, FL, passed away after a brave struggle with cancer on January 9, 2019. Jim was born April 25, 1936 in Ishpeming, MI to Henry and Eva (Perrault) Nault. He attended Ishpeming High School and St. Lawrence Seminary, and soon after joined the Army. ...

Peter Francis LeSage

ISHPEMING, MI - Peter Francis LeSage was born in Ishpeming on January 2, 1946 the 4th child to Leonard LeSage and Helen Matheson LeSage. He attended Ishpeming area schools and graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1964. He enjoyed music as part of the drum and bugle Corp “The Blue ...