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Obituaries

Obituaries

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP, MI - Judith Ann Scott, 77, of Deer Lake Road, Ishpeming Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, July 14, 2018 in the care of Lake Superior Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

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MARQUETTE, MI - Gloria Faye Belmore, age 91, of Marquette, entered eternal life on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Eastwood Nursing Center in the loving care of her family. Arrangements will be announced by the Fassbender Funeral Home where condolences may be expressed online at ...

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MARQUETTE, MI - Paul W. Moilanen, age 82, of Marquette, entered eternal life on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family where condolences may be expressed online at www.swansonlundquistfuneralhome.com

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MARQUETTE, MI - Wayne F. Bartle, age 84, Entered eternal life on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in the loving care of his family. Arrangements will be announced by the Fassbender Funeral Home, where condolences maybe expressed online at www.fassbenderfuneralhome.com.

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ISHPEMING, MI - Francis P. Bertucci, age 68, longtime area resident, passed away Sunday July 15, 2018 at the Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids while in the loving care of his family. The Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home is assisting the family and will announce funeral details at a later date.

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MARQUETTE, MI - Bethene E. Robinson, 90, of Marquette, passed away Thursday morning, July 12, 2018 at the Norlite Nursing Center under the care of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice. Bethene was born on May 8, 1928 in Casey, Iowa, a daughter of the late Walter and Pearl (Smithson) ...

Martha Leppanen

MARQUETTE, MI - Martha Sylvia Leppanen, age 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep early Friday morning, July 13, 2018 at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living. Martha was born in Covington Michigan, on October 16, 1923 to Eva (Kovernkoski) Leppanen and Charles “Cullie” Leppanen who ...

Ernest “Ernie” L. Loukinen

DAVENPORT, IA - Ernest “Ernie” L. Loukinen, 77, of Davenport, IA, formerly of Dubuque, IA passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at his home following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born September 12, 1940, in Stanton Township, MI, a son of Uno and Helmi (Kuosa) Loukinen. ...

Donald Bruce Rivers

EUGENE, OR - Donald Bruce Rivers passed away under tragic circumstances at his home in Eugene, OR, on Saturday, June 30. A native of Bremerton, WA, Donny was born June 7, 1982, to Dianne (Mottern) and Bruce Rivers. Siblings Greg and Karla quickly followed and together they enjoyed a ...

Nancy Kinnunen

MUNISING, MI - Nancy Kinnunen, age 79, of Munising, died Saturday morning, July 14, 2018 at Medilodge of Munising with her loving family at her side. Visitation will be held at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. Nancy’s funeral service will be held at the Eden ...

Bethene E. Robinson

MARQUETTE, MI - Bethene E. Robinson, 90, of Marquette, passed away Thursday morning, July 12, 2018 at the Norlite Nursing Center under the care of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 18th at 3 p.m. in the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home with ...

Martha Leppanen

MARQUETTE, MI – Martha Sylvia Leppanen, age 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep early Friday morning, July 13, 2018 at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Friends may call at the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 18, from 6 ...

Ellen E. Anderson

CHRISTMAS, MI - Ellen E. Anderson, age 96, of Christmas, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Medilodge of Munising. Graveside services will be held at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Virginia Mannisto officiating. Ellen’s obituary ...

Rosemary Ann Junak

ELY TWP., MI - Rosemary Ann Junak, age 83, longtime Greenwood area resident, passed away Tuesday July 10, 2018 at her home. Rosemary was born in Ishpeming on April 15, 1935 to the late Irving and Beulah (Deroche) Plankey. She was a graduate of the Champion High School where she earned the ...

Carl McBroom

WAUCEDAH, MI - Carl Patrick McBroom, 34, of Waucedah, went suddenly to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Vulcan. He was born at the family farm in Waucedah, Michigan, August 2, 1983, the son of Kenneth and Christine (Magnuson) McBroom. He grew up working alongside ...

James Logan Faulkner

GWINN, MI - James Logan Faulkner, age 75, of Gwinn, a resident of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, entered eternal life Thursday, June 28, 2018. Jim was born February 9, 1943, in Eau Claire, Michigan, a son of Howell and Jean (Gregory) Faulkner. A graduate of Eau Claire High School, ...

Dale P. Kangas

NEGAUNEE, MI - Dale Peter Kangas, 72, of the Everett St. Apartments in Negaunee, passed away peacefully at his home last week. Dale was born July 28, 1945 in Ishpeming to Lauri and Jean (Hendrickson) Kangas and graduated from Negaunee High School, Class of ‘63. Following graduation, he ...

Dorthy Mary ‘Dodie’ Kroupa-Anderson

GWINN/AUTRAIN, MI — Dorthy Mary “Dodie” Kroupa-Anderson, age 43, of Gwinn and formerly of AuTrain, died unexpectedly, Saturday, July 7, 2018 at UP Health Systems in Marquette following a chronic illness, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born in Pontiac, Michigan on ...

Jeanne M. (DeMarte) Davis

MARQUETTE, MI — Jeanne M. (DeMarte) Davis, age 69, a former resident of Bessemer and Wakefield, entered eternal life Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center where she had resided for the past fourteen months. Born August 26, 1948, in Bessemer Township, a daughter of ...

David J. Leece

HARVEY, MI — David J. Leece, age 78, of Chocolay Twp., passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at UP Health System Marquette where he had been a patient since July 5. Dave was born May 12, 1940 in Negaunee, the son of the late Stanley and Lois “Eunice” (Tregembo) Leece. He grew up in ...