Mary Kay Masters

LAURIUM — Mary Kay Masters, 30, a resident of Laurium, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the UP Health Systems – Marquette Hospital following a lengthy illness.

She was born September 10, 1988, in Hancock, MI, a daughter of John and Gail (Niva) Masters. Mary Kay was raised in Laurium and was a graduate of the Calumet High School with the class of 2007.

She loved going for bike rides with her two sons and going to the Calumet Hockey games.

Surviving are her sons: Blake and Adam at home; parents: John and Gail Masters of Laurium; sister: Donna Dover of Colorado; brothers: Jonathon Masters of Houghton, Terry Niva of Ontonagon; maternal grandfather: Waino Niva, a resident patient of Portage Pointe; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and special friends: Robert and Missy of South Range, Roxanne and Reino of Tamarack City and Ted and Marianne of Laurium.

A memorial service for Mary Kay will be held 11 am Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock with Rev. Peter Vorhes to officiate.

Friends may call on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 10 am until time of services at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock.

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The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock have been assisting the family with the arrangements.