BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Carl J. Lakner

Carl J. Lakner, 74, a resident of Calumet, passed away at his home with his family by his side on Thursday, April 14, 2016.

Friends may call at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday April 18, 2016, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday April 19, 2016 at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet with Deacon Art Stancher to officiate.

Carl J. Lakner

CALUMET – Carl J. Lakner, 74, a resident of Calumet, passed away at his home with his family by his side on Thursday, April 14, 2016.

He was born on February 1, 1942, to Joseph and Catherine (Bessolo) Lakner in Calumet. Carl attended the Calumet High School.

After high school, Carl went on to work in the Foundry for the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company. After the mines closed down, Carl began his career at Northern Hardwoods. He worked there for 36 years, retiring in 2003. Carl also bartended at Luigi’s Bar in Calumet for many years.

Carl was a league bowler on the Luigi’s team at Miller’s Lanes in Laurium. He was also a member of the dart team for Luigi’s.

He enjoyed going camping down in Bootjack. He was also an avid deer hunter.

Carl was a member of the Calumet Township Fire & Rescue for 35 years, St. Paul the Apostle Church, the Court North Star #17 Foresters of America and the United Steelworkers of America Union.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Catherine; and his sister, Kathleen (Max) Rauch.

He is survived by his daughter, Catherine (Glenn) Rowe of Cedar Bay; grandchildren, John (Emilee) Rowe of Plover, Wisconsin, Josh Rowe of Calumet; great-grandchildren, Jacalyn, Layla and Eliza Rowe; sister, Irene (Dan) Caulpetzer of Washington; special friend, Laura Lee Burcar of Calumet; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2016, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2016, at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet with Deacon Art Stancher to officiate.

Burial will take place in the spring at the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.

Online condolences for the family may be left at ericksoncrowleypeterson .com

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.