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Obituaries

Douglas Pellow

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI - Douglas Joseph Pellow, passed away on June 25, 2020, at St. Vincent hospital Green Bay, WI. Doug was born to Betty (Dahlquist) Pellow and Ralph Pellow on September 26, 1955, in Ishpeming, MI. Doug graduated from Ishpeming High School then preceded onto welding school in ...

Susan Marie LaFernier

LANSE, MI - Susan Marie LaFernier, age 59 of L’Anse, MI passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. She was born August 6, 1960 in L’Anse, MI daughter of Terrence and Karolyn (Lucas) Reed. Susan graduated from L’anse High School in 1978, and married Dale ...

Andrew Anthony Zarkowski

MARQUETTE, MI - Andrew Anthony Zarkowski, age 87, of Marquette, entered eternal life Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mill Creek Assisted Living after a brief peaceful stay. Born November 29, 1932, in Yale, Michigan, the son of Michael Joseph and Mary (Stah) Zarkowski. Andrew was raised on his ...

Barbara J. Adams

MARQUETTE, MI - Barbara Jean Adams, 84, of Marquette, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living in the presence of her loving family and under the care of U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Barb was born on June 7, 1936, in Laurium, Michigan, a daughter of the late ...

Judith Ann Beltrame

MARQUETTE, MI - Judith Ann Beltrame, 85, of Marquette, passed away Thursday evening, June 25, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family and under the care of Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice. Judy was born on January 22, 1935, in Marquette, a daughter of the late George and Cecile ...

Tommie Mautino

BELLINGHAM, WA - Tommie Mautino passed away peacefully at age 95 in Bellingham, Washington on May 25, 2020. Tommie, as she was known to all, was born Yvonne Ione East on January 12, 1925 in Monroe, LA to parents Tom and Ruth (East) Thomas. She grew up in central Louisiana, graduating with ...

Kimberlie Dawn (Willey) Newton

FOWLERVILLE, MI - Kimberlie Dawn Newton, age 47, of Fowlerville, passed away at her home late Wednesday afternoon, December 18, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 5, 1972, in Ishpeming, she was the daughter of Clarence M. and Sherrie L. (Stanaway) Willey. Kim was a ...

Ronald Collins

NEGAUNEE, MI - Ronald Jethro Collins, 86, passed away at home (just as he wished) on Thursday evening March 5, 2020. “Ron” or “Jethro” as he was known by friends, was born to Hilda (Williams) Beard-Collins and Jethro Collins on May 15, 1933, at 116 Cleveland Street on Negaunee’s ...

David M. Lane

MARQUETTE, MI - David M. Lane, 64, of Marquette, passed away Monday afternoon, June 22, 2020 at U.P. Health System-Marquette. David was born November 5, 1955 in Munising, a son of the late Bruno and Frances (Sharron) Lane and had attended Marquette Senior High School. David was formerly ...

Connie Lou Nedry

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI - Connie Lou Nedry, age 77, of Marquette Township, passed away peacefully Friday, June 26, 2020, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving care of her husband. Honoring Connie’s request, no services will be scheduled. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and ...

W. Curtis Marker

MARQUETTE, MI – W. Curtis “Curt” Marker, age 75, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at The Lighthouse at Ishpeming Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born February 12, 1945, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a son of Wilbur and Ruth (Carlson) Marker, Curt was raised in ...

Phyllis Irene Carpenter

SENEY, MI - Phyllis Irene Carpenter, 93, of Seney, passed away peacefully, Monday morning June 22, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born September 26, 1926, in Leicester, England, daughter of the late Archibald C. and Kate (Moseley) Perkins, at the age of 19 she met the love ...

Elizabeth Caron

MARQUETTE, MI - Elizabeth Ann Caron, 45, of Gwinn, died Sunday afternoon, June 21, 2020 at UP Health System-Marquette following her years-long battle with cancer. She was born March 11, 1975 in Manistique, Michigan, a daughter of Glenn E. and Eva J. (Carlson) Caron. She was a 1994 graduate ...

William J. Levi

DIORITE LOC., MI - William J. Levi, age 83, of 26579 Co Rd 496, Champion passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at UP Health System Marquette where he had been admitted a day prior. Bill was born in Ishpeming on August 15, 1936, a son of the late Hilma (Oja) and William A. Levi. He was a ...

Gertrude J. (Helgren) Wren

NORWAY, MI - Gertrude J. (Helgren) Wren, 89, of Norway, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, WI. Gertrude was born on March 17, 1931, in Negaunee, MI., daughter of the late Paul and Hilma (Siik) Helgren. She was raised in Negaunee and was a 1949 ...

Victoria L. ‘Vicki’ Brady

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI – Victoria Lee “Vicki” Brady, age 73, , of Marquette Township, passed away Friday evening, June 19, 2020, at home, in the loving, comforting care of her family and caregivers of UP Home Health and Hospice. Born December 31, 1946, in Ishpeming, a daughter of Eugene ...

Carol M. Vadnais

ISHPEMING, MI - Carol M. Vadnais, age 84, lifelong Ishpeming resident, passed away on Saturday June 20, 2020 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of her family, and nursing home staff. Carol was born in Ishpeming on December 25, 1935, daughter of the late ...

Doris ‘Betty’ Zaborowske

Doris Elizabeth “Betty” Zaborowske, 80, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at her home. She was born February 29, 1940, in Negaunee, a daughter of the late Delore and Bertha (Hiironen) LaChance. She was raised in various towns growing up, as the family moved often to ...

Patti Louise Piccione Frounfelter

ISHPEMING,MI- Frounfelter, Patti Louise Piccione, age 74, of Ishpeming, MI, passed away June 18th, 2020. Eldest child of the late Joseph and Rita (nee Horning) Piccione, Patti was born in Ravenna, OH on January 22nd, 1946. She graduated from Villa Maria High School in 1964 and from Kent State ...

Rev. Douglas Keith Pohlman

MARQUETTE, MI - On June 19, 2020, Rev. Douglas Keith Pohlman entered into eternal life surrounded with his loving family by his side. Born April 24, 1934, to Bernice and Carl Pohlman, he grew up in Ishpeming, Michigan where he enjoyed and excelled at many sports, especially football and ...