Obituaries

Clifford J. Young

TINLEY PARK, IL - Clifford J. Young, age 88, a 1948 graduate of Michigamme High School and Army Veteran, survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Young and preceded in death in 1982 by his first wife, Sally (Keaton) Young; loving father of Brian (Vicki) Young, Kirby (Roseann) Young and Clifford ...

Christine Elizabeth (McEachan) Dale

BRADENTON, FL – MARQUETTE, MI – Graveside committal services for Christine Elizabeth (McEachan) Dale, of Bradenton, Florida and formerly of Marquette, will be held at the Holy Cross Cemetery on Saturday, July 6, at 12:30 pm. A reception will follow in the reception room located at ...

Martha Prater Legler

CHAMPLIN, MN - Martha Prater Legler died August 16, 2018 at her home in Champlin, Minnesota. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 5 at 10:00 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Marquette. A gathering will take place from 2pm - 3:30pm at the Presque Isle Pavilion at Presque ...

Jim David Eklund

MUNISING, MI - Jim David Eklund, age 77, passed away June 25, 2019 at Upper Peninsula Health System - Marquette. He was born in his home in Munising on November 3, 1941 and graduated from Mather High School in 1959. Jim worked for the Forest Service and held various other jobs including ...

Violet F. Ludwinski

WAUWATOSA, WI - Violet “Vi” F. Ludwinski (nee Johnson) of Menomonee Falls, WI, born May 18, 1922, in O’Connor, Thunder Bay, Ontario, passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 24, 2019. Violet was employed as an Account Manager, Store Owner/Manager, Bookkeeper and Office Manager. ...

Larry R. Johnson

ISHPEMING, MI - Larry R. Johnson, age 72, lifelong Ishpeming resident, passed away on Thursday June 27, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of nursing home staff. Larry was born in Ishpeming on November 13, 1946 son of the late Clarence and Evelyn ...

Wen Liang Wu

MARQUETTE, MI - Wen Liang Wu, age 64, of Marquette, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at the Norlite Nursing Center. Born January 29, 1955, in Alian, Tainan Taiwan, Wen was raised in Tainan and, following graduation from high school, began working as an engineer. Later, he began a long ...

Dustin James Cantrell

RALEIGH, NC - Dustin James Cantrell, 38, of Raleigh passed away suddenly on June 25. Dustin was the proud father of Braden, 12, and the son of Jan Buettgenbach and Gary and Susan Cantrell, all of Raleigh. He graduated from Marquette Senior High School in Marquette, MI in 1999. A graduate of ...

Timothy Alan Lloyd

MARQUETTE, MI - Timothy Alan Lloyd, age 66, of Marquette entered eternal life Friday, June 28, 2019, at Trillium Hospice House in Marquette in the loving care of his friends and caregivers at UP Home Health and Hospice. Honoring Timothy’s request no public services will be held. The ...

Carolyn Irene Hietamaki, RN

GWINN, MI - Carolyn Irene Hietamaki, RN, age 66, of Gwinn, passed away at her home on June 21, 2019. She was born in Wakefield, Michigan, the daughter of George E. and Esther Pelkola of Trout Creek on December 19, 1952. She first became a Licensed Practical Nurse and then continued her ...

Robert ‘Bob’ E. Moore

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert “Bob” E. Moore, 98, Marquette, passed away on Thursday June 27, 2019 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette with his wife Shirley by his side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba ...

Robert Brayden

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert Brayden, age 67, of Marquette, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at fassbenderswansonhansen.com

Bertha Rose (Prater) Demarest

ISHPEMING, MI - Bertha Rose (Prater) Demarest, age 79, former Rexton and Naubinway resident, entered eternal life Sunday, June 9, 2019, at UP Health System - Marquette. Born January 31, 1940, in Rexton, a daughter of Cecil and Rosella (McCarry) Prater, Bertha was raised in Rexton and later ...

Tommy Alfred “Tom” Beauchaine

NEGAUNEE, MI - Tommy Alfred “Tom” Beauchaine, 76, of Negaunee, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Thursday, June 20th at the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin following a brief battle with cancer. Tom was born in Ishpeming, ...

Phillip J. Abbott

ISHPEMING, MI – Phillip J. Abbott, age 37, of Ishpeming passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Phillip was born in Marquette, MI on November 2, 1981, son of Cheryl J. (Lyyski) and the late Stewart W. Abbott. He was a graduate of the Westwood High School, Class of 2001. Phil went on to ...

Hazel I. Carlyon

ESCANABA, MI - Hazel I. Carlyon, 94, of Escanaba, peacefully passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Christian Park Village, Escanaba, MI. She was born on March 14, 1925, in Ishpeming, MI, daughter of the late Francis and Maude Richards. Hazel graduated from Ishpeming High School, class of ...

Lucille M. Epper

MARQUETTE, MI - Lucille M. Epper, 94, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Norlite Nursing Center, in the loving, comforting care of friends and Norlite staff. Born October 2, 1924, in Marquette, a daughter of John and Nellie (Miller) Voce, Lucille was raised in ...

Audrey Trudell

HARVEY, MI - Audrey Agnes Trudell, 92, longtime Harvey resident, passed away Wednesday evening, November 14, 2018, at New Perspective Senior Living in West Bend, Wisconsin. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 2nd at St. Louis The King Catholic Church with Rev. Glenn ...

Fay Darlene Basto

NEGAUNEE, MI - Fay Darlene Basto, age 78, of Negaunee, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2019 at UP Health System Marquette. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Perala Funeral Home with Rev. Steven Solberg officiating. Friends and relatives may call at the ...

Marilyn I. Hemmila

PALMER, MI — Just as she lived her life, it was gently and peacefully Marilyn Irene Hemmila, 89, of Kirkpatrick Ave., Palmer, joined the angels Thursday night, March 7, 2019 at the Eastwood Nursing Center with her loving family at her side. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on ...