Marcia L. Blau

CALUMET — Marcia L. Blau, 62, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Omega House in Houghton, after a long battle with cancer.

She was born on November 21, 1955, in Laurium, to Wilho and Viola (Wertanen) Isaacson. Marcia was employed at the Parkside Restaurant and later at Michigan Tech Food Services for 15 years.

She married Karl Blau on May 16, 1998.

She is survived by her son, Kurt Blau of L’Anse; mother, Vi Mendelin; sister, Diane (Kenn) Zerby; nephew, Todd (Jeff) Lassila-Green; niece, Amy (Jason) Campbell and their children, Marlie and Connor; sisters-in-law, Corinne (Norm) Koski, Patty (Jerry) Tuovila, Sue (Bob) Mikesch and Joan (Dennis) Polzien; brother-in-law, Jay (Sheila) Blau; as well as numerous cousins and many close friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl “Joe” Blau in 2016; and by her father, Wilho in 1989.

Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 18, 2018, at 4 p.m. at the Siskiwit Reception Hall in Calumet.

The family would like to thank the Omega House for the excellent care they provided Marcia.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Omega House.