Obituaries

Rebecca Louise Kozyra

Rebecca Louise Kozyra, 61, passed away at home early Sunday morning, October 15, 2017. She was born in Detroit, on June 24, 1956, to James and Mary Lou (Heikkila) Mickelsen. She married Stanley Kozyra on April 25, 1981, in Southfield. They moved to Grand Haven in 1987 with their two ...

Douglas H. ‘Doug’ Syrjala

L'ANSE — Douglas H. “Doug” Syrjala, 86, of L'Anse, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at Bayside Village, L'Anse. Mr. Syrjala's complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at reidfuneralservicechapel.com. The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse has been ...

Eva K. Lindeman

HOUGHTON — Eva K. Lindeman, 91, a resident of Arbor Green in Houghton and former Winona resident, passed away Monday October 15, 2017, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock following a short illness. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting ...

Nancy L. Kiiskila

DOLLAR BAY — Funeral services for Nancy L. Kiiskila, 82, of Dollar Bay, who died Saturday, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home in Hancock. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. A full obituary ...

Lawrence Heikell

CENTENNIAL HEIGHTS — Lawrence Heikell, 78, passed away peacefully at his home in Centennial Heights on October 16, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Theophilus ‘Ted’ M. Miller

WATTON — Theophilus “Ted” M. Miller, 73 of Watton, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.

Craig Scott Brewer

CALUMET — Craig Scott Brewer, 57, of Calumet, passed away on Sunday night, October 15, 2017, at U.P. Health System-Portage Hospital in Hancock. The O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements which are still incomplete. To leave online condolences, please go ...

Ellen Rachel Clisch

NISULA — Ellen Rachel Clisch, 88 of Nisula, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017, at St. Mary’s Mercy Hospital in Livonia. She was born November 18, 1928, in Detroit, daughter of Axel and Rachel (Jokinen) Vanhala. Ellen graduated from Baraga High School in 1946. She married Roy D. ...

Donald Elmer Peterson

Please join us at our family home on Old Colony Rd, Calumet - Saturday, October 21, 2017, anytime between 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., to remember and share. Please bring your favorite stories, pictures and memories of our father and friend.

Robert A. Raitanen

Robert A. Raitanen died at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans on October 12, 2017, at age 86. He was born March 15, 1931, to parents, Emil and Amanda (nee Beckola) Raitanen in L’Anse, and moved to the Detroit area at age 10. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force from January 1951 to ...

Bertha I. Ziulkowski

JOPLIN, Mo. — Bertha I. Ziulkowski, 78, of Joplin, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017, surrounded by family at Mercy Hospital, Joplin. Bertha Irene Komula was born November 9, 1938, in Hancock, to the late William Komula and Helma (Lindrus) Komula. She graduated from Hancock ...

Mildred L. Niemi

CHASSELL — Mildred L. Niemi, 96, of Chassell, died October 12, 2017, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. At Mildred's request, there will be no public services. Arrangements are being handled by the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home of Hancock, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Ann Saari

ELO — Ann Saari, 87, of Elo, died October 12, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Mission United Lutheran Church in Pelkie. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service on Friday in the church. Arrangements are being ...

Nancy L. Kiiskila

DOLLAR BAY — Nancy L. Kiiskila, 82, a resident of Lower Point Mills Road, Dollar Bay, died Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home of Hancock, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Joseph Mullin

RICE LAKE — Joseph Mullin, 94, a resident of Rice Lake, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Lighthouse of Hubbell. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Susan Bell

ALLOUEZ — Susan Bell, 80, a resident of Allouez, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Paulette M. Mahr

HOUGHTON — Paulette M. Mahr, 74, a resident of Houghton, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017, at the UP-Health Portage Hospital following a lengthy illness. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Houghton are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a ...

Charlotte Ann Cappo (Maxwell)

PAINESDALE — Charlotte Ann Cappo (Maxwell), affectionately known as Char, a resident of Painesdale went peacefully home on October 12, 2017. She was born January 12, 1936, in Flint, to Horace and Fay Maxwell. On August 13, 1963, Char married Joseph Cappo of Baltic. Charlotte is survived ...

Chuck P. Mitchell

HANCOCK — Chuck P. Mitchell, 52, a resident of Hancock passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday October 11, 2017, at his home. He was born on January 10, 1965, in Detroit, a son of Gladys (Hiltunen) Mitchell and the late Robert Mitchell. As a child, he moved with his family to Hancock. Chuck ...

Charlotte A. Cappo

PAINESDALE — Charlotte A. Cappo, 81, a resident of Painesdale, passed away Thursday morning at the Omega House with her son by her side. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Mountain View Mortuary in South Range. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on ...