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Obituaries

Gary M. Revord Sr.

MARQUETTE, MI — Gary Michael Revord, Sr., age 76, of Marquette, passed away Thursday evening, November 7, 2019, at his home, in the loving, comforting care of his family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Born February 3, 1943, in Marquette, a son of Fredrick and Myrtle (Dionne) Revord, Gary ...

James Dale Hershey II

AZUSA, CA - James Dale Hershey II, Vietnam War Veteran, a kind man, died unexpectedly of natural causes on January 24, 2019, in Azusa, CA. James was born February 8,1951 in Litchfield, MN to Lois Helen Lindeen-Hershey and James Dale Hershey I. Jim embraced life to the fullest. ...

Vital ‘Babe’ Galetto

WHEATON, IL - Vital “Babe” Martin Galetto, age 95, died peacefully Thursday, October 17th, 2019, surrounded by his family in the comfort of his home in Wheaton, Illinois. Born June 3, 1924, and raised in Negaunee, Babe was the youngest son of Antonio and Annetta (Toscana) Galetto and ...

Robert Walfred Byykkonen

ISHPEMING, MI - Robert Walfred Byykkonen, age 90, of 1735 Iris St. Ishpeming, Michigan, peacefully passed away with his family by his side on Friday, November 8, 2019, reunited with his wife only 4 months after her passing in July of this year. Robert was born in Trimountain, Michigan, on ...

Calvert Ronald Gentz

HARVEY, MI - Calvert Ronald Gentz, age 89, of Harvey, entered eternal life Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. The family will receive relatives and friends at St. Louis the King Catholic Church in Harvey on Tuesday, November 12, beginning at 10 a.m. A Mass ...

Ronald P. Haring

MARQUETTE, MI - Ronald Paul Haring, 68, of Marquette, died peacefully Friday morning, November 8, 2019, at The Lighthouse at Ishpeming while under the care of Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Eileen Margaret Kroken

MARQUETTE, MI - Eileen Margaret Kroken, age 100, passed away at home on Wednesday evening, November 6th. Her final days were spent surrounded by her loving family and the dedicated caregivers of U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Born May 12, 1919, in Marquette, the youngest daughter of Martin ...

Theresa Margaret Ann Harsila

SWARTZ, MI - Harsila, Theresa Margaret Ann -- Age 76, of Swartz Creek passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Monday, November 11 at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church. Interment will be at a later date at Great Lakes ...

Gary Revord Sr.

MARQUETTE, MI - Gary Michael Revord, Sr., age 76, of Marquette, passed away Thursday evening, November 7, 2019, at his home, in the loving, comforting care of his family. A complete obituary and arrangements for services at a later date will be forthcoming. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral ...

Joan Miles

ESCANABA, MI - Joan Miles, 89, of Watson, MI passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, November 5, 2019, at her home surrounded by her daughters, Linda VanDamme and Lori Lohfink. Born on February 19, 1930, in Stephenson, MI, Joan was the daughter of Charles and Juanita Clarke of Big Bay, MI. ...

Joseph Fountain

MARQUETTE, MI - Joseph Fountain, age 91, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, November 4, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born October 21, 1928, in Decatur, Michigan, a son of Edward and Wilhelmina Fountain, Joe was raised in Decatur ...

Jean M. Paananen

MUNISING, MI - Jean M. Paananen, age 91, of Munising, died Wednesday evening, November 6, 2019 at Medilodge of Munising. She was born on November 28, 1927, in Munising, Michigan to the late William and Elizabeth (Hebert) LaFave. Jean graduated from Sacred Heart School and then from Wm. G. ...

Nancy Johanna Ring

RICHMOND TOWNSHIP, MI - Nancy Johanna Ring, 73, of Midway Location, Richmond Township, passed away Wednesday morning, November 6, 2019 at UP Health System in Marquette. Nancy was born October 16, 1946 in Ishpeming to Casper and Jennie (Rantala) Ruokola and graduated from Negaunee High School, ...

Leon E. Gibson

MARQUETTE, MI - Leon E. Gibson, 57, of Marquette, formerly of Big Bay, entered eternal life on Tuesday morning, October 22, 2019, at UP Health System- Marquette. Leon was born on April 3, 1962, in Kalamazoo, MI. He moved to Big Bay at a young age with his mother, Grace Nadyne, and his ...

Timothy C. ‘Bubba’ Sanders

ISHPEMING, MI - Timothy C. “Bubba” Sanders, age 53, longtime Ishpeming and Charlotte, NC resident, passed away peacefully Saturday morning November 2, 2019 while in the loving care of his cousin Terri Strongman, UP Home Health and Hospice, and Nursing Home Staff. Tim was born in ...

Betty J. (Anderson) Tschury

GLADSTONE, MI - Betty J. (Anderson) Tschury, September 2, 1929 - November 3, 2019. Angels belong in Heaven. Betty passed away peacefully and is now dancing with Lee. Betty was born in Marquette, the 3rd of 7 children to Carl and Della (Dunham) Anderson. Betty graduated from Trout Creek High ...

Charles L. Karnack

NEGAUNEE, MI - Charles L. Karnack, age 69, of 137 Heritage Dr., Negaunee passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 at UP Health System Marquette. Charles was born in Crystal Falls on June 16, 1950, son of the late Rena (Collicelli) and Charles H. Karnack. He was a graduate of the Crystal Falls ...

Dee M. Nelson

MENIFEE, CA - Dee M. Nelson (Dorothy Crothers), age 73, entered eternal life, September 27, 2019. She died Friday morning, at her home, in Menifee, CA, in the loving care of her husband, Bill Nelson, from complications of cancer. Dee was born on October 21, 1945, in Michigamme, MI, to Kathryn ...

Salvatore Dominic Sarvello, Jr.

MARQUETTE, MI – Salvatore Dominic “Sal” Sarvello, Jr., age 73, of Marquette, entered eternal life Friday evening, November 1, 2019, at UP Health System Marquette, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Born May 19, 1946, in Marquette, a son of Salvatore and Ruth (Nyman) ...

Robert John Holman

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert John Holman, age 93, of Marquette, entered eternal life Sunday, November 3, 2019, at home, in the loving, comforting care of his family and caregivers of UP Home Health and Hospice. Bob was the second youngest of eleven children born to Joseph and Louisa (Leverton) ...