Obituaries

Paul Niemi

LAKEWORTH, Fla. – Paul Niemi, 91, passed away on June 2, 2019, in Lakeworth, Florida. Paul was born on November 10, 1927. He grew up in Atlantic Mine, and was drafted into the Army in 1950. He served two years during the Korean War times. In 1953, he married Luella Marie Matson and she ...

Marilyn Lohela

HANCOCK — Marilyn Lohela, 89, of Hancock, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Omega House, surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Hancock, on January 23, 1930. She graduated from Hancock High School in 1947, and Suomi Business College in 1948, after which she ...

Holley M. Linn

HANCOCK – Holley M. Linn, 84, of Hancock, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility, where she had been a resident patient for the last four and a half years. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Thomas Campbell Miller and ...

Edna Mabel Trasti

ONTONAGON – Edna Mabel Trasti, 99, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit. Edna was born on October 5, 1919, to William and Katie (Kempainen) Lampinen, in Atlantic Mine, where she grew up as a child. She attended the local schools and ...

James E. Patrick

CALUMET – James E. Patrick, 87, of Calumet, passed away at the Omega House, on June 11, 2019. Jim was born on March 30, 1932, during a blizzard on the family farm in Traprock. The family later moved to Copper City where Jim attended school and then graduated from Calumet High School in ...

Joseph P. Monroe

CALUMET – Joseph P. Monroe, 66, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. He was born on November 29, 1952, in Lansing, to Maurice and Helen (Berger) Monroe. He attended Webberville High School and graduated with the Class of 1971. ...

Paul Niemi

LAKEWORTH, Fla. – Paul Niemi, 91, passed away on June 2, 2019, in Lakeworth, Florida. Paul was born on November 10, 1927. He grew up in Atlantic Mine, and was drafted into the Army in 1950. He served two years during the Korean War times. In 1953, he married Luella Marie Matson and she ...

Richard J. Harry, Sr.

ATLANTIC MINE — Richard J. Harry, Sr., 83, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away on Sunday morning, June 9, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, following a short illness. He was born on April 18, 1936, in Hancock, the son of the late Margaret (Corbiel) and ...

Eleanor C. Sauvola

HOUGHTON — Graveside services for Eleanor C. Sauvola, 79, who passed away on January 3, 2019, will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in the Chassell Cemetery. To View Eleanor’s full obituary or to leave condolences, please visit memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & ...

Donald Willis Mattila

KEARSARGE — Donald Willis Mattila, 83, of Kearsarge, passed away at home, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born on March 2, 1936, in Laurium, to the late William and Allie (Koopika) Mattila. Willis worked for much of his life in the copper mines and enjoyed sharing his interest in the ...

Frederick Williamson

SAGINAW – Military Honors for Frederick Williamson, conducted by the Copper Country Veterans Association, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Lakeside Cemetery of Hancock. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements.

Margaret Kestner Keating

HOUGHTON — The family of Margaret Kestner Keating invites friends and family to celebrate her life and bless her grave, on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the Lakeview Cemetery of Calumet. A luncheon will follow at Jay Keating’s Home, at 901 Lakeshore Circle in Houghton. To send ...

Mary M. Anderson

SHEBOYGAN — In honor and remembrance of our dear mother, Mary M. Anderson, nee Spellich, of Dollar Bay, the family is holding a graveside service at Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton, at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019, with a luncheon to be held directly following, at St. Francis Church ...

Thomas C. Daly

CALUMET – Thomas C. Daly, 81, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his home. He was born on April 14, 1938, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Thomas L. and Dorothy I. (Allee) Daly. Tom was a very generous man. He was always there for anybody in their time of need. He would ...

William (Bill) Rosco Myers

DEARBORN HEIGHTS – William Rosco Myers (Bill), 91, entered heaven’s gates on June 5, 2019. Bill passed peacefully at his home in Dearborn Heights, surrounded by his wife and family. Bill was born on June 11, 1927, in Painesdale, to James and Hilda (Lindquist-Koskela) Myers. He lived in ...

Gloria Jean Destrampe

HANCOCK — Gloria Jean Destrampe, 76, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at The Lighthouse at Hancock. Arrangements are being handled through the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock and are still incomplete.

Holley M. Linn

HANCOCK — Holley M. Linn, 84, of Hancock, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later from the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home in Hancock.

Harold Byron Amos

ONTONAGON — Harold Byron Amos, 80, of Ontonagon, passed away on June 1, 2019, at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital. Harold was born in Hancock, to Harold J. and Hilma (Kuurila) Amos of Greenland, on March 4, 1939. He was a 1957 graduate of Mass High School. He attended Suomi College and received ...

Senia Rowe

TRAVERSE CITY — Senia Rowe, 91, of Traverse City, passed away on May 29, 2019, at Brigadoon Cottage at Boardman Lake Glens. Senia was born on March 10, 1928, in Demmon, near Calumet in the Upper Peninsula. Senia’s parents, Henry Kinnunen and Anna (Hiltunen) moved to the United States from ...

Dale K. Snell

CHASSELL — Dale K. Snell, 66, a resident of Chassell, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, in Mosinee, Wisconsin, following a lengthy battle with cancer, with his family by his side. He was born on May 1, 1953, in Baltic, a son of the late Ardell and Vera (Kaurala) Snell. Dale was a ...