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Obituaries

Victoria Baldini

ISHPEMING, MI - Victoria Anne (Vicki) Baldini, age 66, of 1995 Southwood Dr., Ishpeming passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 while in the loving care of her family and the Upper Peninsula Home Health and Hospice. Vicki was born September 8, 1951 in Ishpeming the daughter of Martin W. and ...

Lee M. Larson

ISHPEMING, MI - Lee M. Larson age 69, long time Ishpeming resident, passed away Tuesday April 17, 2018 at his home while in the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Lee was born May 8, 1948 in Iron Mountain to the late Everette and Jacqueline (Crocker) Larson. He ...

Nancy M. DeCaire

ISHPEMING, MI - Nancy M. DeCaire, age 67, lifelong Ishpeming area resident entered eternal life on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 while a patient at the Emergency Room at UP Health System Marquette. She had been a resident at the Marquette Co. Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming for nearly a ...

Gerald A. Froberg

GWINN, MI - Gerald A. “Fuzzy” Froberg, 87, of Gwinn, died peacefully Thursday, April 12, 2018 at UP Health System-Marquette with his family at his side. Gerald was born on February 8, 1931 in New Swanzy, Michigan where he resided most of his life. He attended and graduated from ...

Margaret Anna ‘Peggi’ Nurmi

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI - Margaret Anna “Peggi” Nurmi, 69, of 136 E Buffalo Road, Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully in the care of UP Health Services in Marquette knowing she was loved with her husband at her side. Peggi was born April 27, 1948 in Marquette and raised by her loving ...

Lois Leavenworth

GRAND MARAIS, MI - Lois Riley Leavenworth, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, died Saturday after a short illness, three days shy of her 89th birthday. She was born in New Britain, Conn. on April 17, 1929 to Basil and Mildred Holcombe Riley. Lois attended local schools and graduated from ...

Dr. Robert E. Carter

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert Earle Carter, Professor Emeritus, age 89, passed away peacefully Friday, April 13, 2018 in the care of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans with his loving family at his side. Robert was born October 2, 1928 in Springfield, Massachusetts to the late Henry and Rose ...

Howard Edwin Nevala

L’ANSE, MI - Howard Edwin Nevala, age 75 of L’Anse, MI passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Oscar G Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, MI. He was born June 15, 1942 in L’Anse, MI son of Edwin and Elsie (Heikkinen) Nevala. Howard graduated from L’Anse High School in ...

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Nurmi

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI - Margaret Anna ‘Peggi’ Nurmi, 69, of 136 E Buffalo Road, Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully in the care of UP Health Services in Marquette knowing she was loved with her husband at her side. Peggi was born April 27, 1948 in Marquette and raised by her loving ...

Richard L. “Dick” Arnold

GREEN GARDEN, MI - Richard L. “Dick” Arnold, 86, of Green Garden, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 14, 2018, at home, surrounded by family. He was born August 8, 1931, a son of Edmund and Elsie (Landosky) Arnold. Dick was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Green ...

William J. Ennett

ISHPEMING, MI - William James ‘Bill’ Ennett, 82, of Duncan Ave., Ishpeming, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, April 14, 2018 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. Bill was born January 10, 1936 in Ishpeming to William E. and Catherine (Violetta) Ennett and graduated from ...

Ellen T. Vivian

NEGAUNEE, MI – Ellen T. Vivian, age 74, longtime Negaunee resident, entered eternal life on Thursday, April 12, 2018. She had been a resident at the Marquette Co. Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming since April 2, 2018, and prior to that resided at the Teal Lake Senior Living Community for ...

William J. Ennett

ISHPEMING, MI - William James Ennett, 82, of Duncan Ave., Ishpeming, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, April 14, 2018 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

Ocie L. Jakes

MARQUETTE, MI - Ocie Lee Jakes, 77, of Blemhuber Ave., passed away peacefully Saturday morning, April 14, 2018, at her daughter’s home with her loving family at her side and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice. Honoring Ocie’s wishes, services will be held at a later date in ...

Robert E. Carter

MARQUETTE, MI - Robert E. Carter, age 89, of Marquette, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, in the loving, comforting care of his family. Services are incomplete at this time. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be ...

Elizabeth A. ‘Betty’ Bourgeois

MARQUETTE-BIG BAY, MI - Elizabeth A. “Betty” Bourgeois, age 91, of Marquette and former Big Bay resident, entered eternal life Thursday morning, April 12, 2018, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. Born March 5, 1927 in Marquette, a daughter of John C. and Olive E. (Paquette) ...

Mary Young

ATASCADERO, CA - Mary Ellen Young, age 68 of Atascadero, California passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at her home. She was born September 7, 1949 in L’Anse, Michigan daughter of Erling and Gertrude (Jurmu) Olsen. Mary graduated from L’Anse High School in 1967 and went on to attend ...

Raymond Paul Manzoline

HIBBING, MN - Raymond Paul Manzoline, age 88, longtime resident of Hibbing died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the MN Veteran’s Home in Silver Bay. He was born October 22, 1929, in Ishpeming, MI. He was the youngest of six children born to Nunzio and Josephine (Zeppo) Manzoline – who ...

Kevin R. Swanson

GREEN BAY, WI - Kevin R. Swanson (Uncle Red), age 62, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 11, 2018. Kevin was born and raised in Marquette, MI. He was the 5th child of Betty Swanson (Penhale) and Kenneth R. Swanson. Kevin was a lifetime roofer working with his best ...

Paul G. Mahoney

FAIRVIEW, TX - Paul G. Mahoney, 81, died on Friday, April 6 in Fairview, Texas. Paul was born in Ishpeming, MI on March 16, 1937 to George and Leona Mahoney. He is survived by two sons, Mark (Cheryl) of Ventura, CA and Michael (Margaret) of Flower Mound, TX and 4 grandchildren. Also ...