Obituaries

Rose Grgurich

CALUMET - Rose Grgurich, 91, passed away on April 25, 2016, at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital following a short illness.She was born on October 31, 1924, the daughter of James and Irene Zanin. She graduated from the Calumet High School in 1942.Rose was employed with Michigan Bell Telephone from ...

David ‘Monks’ Aho

GREENLAND - David "Monks" Thomas Aho, 53, of Greenland, passed away on April 22, 2016, at Marquette General.Monks was born in Ontonagon to Dennis and Dory Aho on July 24, 1962. He went to school in Mass City and Ontonagon. He worked as a mechanic for Pat's Motorsports for 26 years.Monks is ...

Joseph G. Kopp

LAKE LINDEN - Joseph G. Kopp, 43, of Lake Linden, passed away on April 17, 2016.Joe is survived by his brother, Tracy (Sperry) Kopp, of Kenosha; his sister, Tanya (Scott) Kallio, of Tamarack City; nephews, Eddie Kopp, of Kenosha, Devon Kallio, of Tamarack City; and the girl who stole his heart ...

Russell Kinnunen

TAPIOLA - Russell Kinnunen, 83, of Tapiola, passed away at PortagePointe in Hancock on Sunday, April 24, 2016.Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary in South Range.

Barbara E. Brusorio

HOUGHTON - Barbara E. Brusorio, 86, a resident of The Bluffs in Houghton and former resident of Hancock, passed away Sunday Morning, April 24, 2016 at Cypress Manor following a short illness.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements which ...

Rose Grgurich

CALUMET - Rose Grgurich, 91, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016, at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital.Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Frank “Bud” J. Karkoski

WAUWATOSA, Wisc., - Frank "Bud" J. Karkoski, 93, entered eternal life on April 20, 2016.He is the beloved husband, for 75 years, of Evelyn (nee Rastello); loving father of David (Lillian) and Camille (Dr. Donald) Baccus; cherished "papa," of Nathan J., of San Francisco, California, Sarah E., of ...

Gerald T. Chopp

PAINESDALE - Gerald T. Chopp, 76, a resident of Painesdale, passed away Tuesday evening, April 19, 2016, at the Aspirius Wausau Hospital following a short illness.He was born on November 26, 1939, in Trimountain, a son of the late Mike and Martha (Skoviak) Chopp. Gerry was a graduate of Jeffers ...

Edith Marie Hopper

EAGLE RIVER - Edith Marie (Edie) Hopper, 63, of Eagle River passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at PortagePointe in Hancock.She was born April 3, 1953, in Pontiac, Michigan, the daughter of Leon J. and Thelma (Covert) Cobb. When she was 11 years old Edie became a brittle Type 1 juvenile ...

Joseph Kopp

Joseph Kopp, 43, a resident of Calumet passed away on April 20, 2016 in Calumet.The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Barbara J. Manninen

HUNTLEY, Illinois - Barbara J. Manninen, 82, of Huntley, Illinois, formerly of Hancock, Michigan, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the Springs of Crystal Lake, Illinois.She was born on February 14, 1934, in Chicago, the daughter of the late Wiano and Rose (nee Eckman) Sederholm.On ...

Robert William Markham

ONNELA LOCATION - Robert William Markham Sr., 89, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016, after a brief illness.He was born March 11, 1927, in Houghton, the son of Walter and Bertha (Collins) Markham and attended the Onnela School in Stanton Township and Houghton High School.He joined the United States ...

Helen A. Bowden

HANCOCK - Helen A. Bowden, 82, of Hancock, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock followed by private burial services at the Alston ...

Darlene Ida Morin

L'ANSE - Darlene Ida Morin, 72, of L'Anse, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at U.P. Health System in Marquette.She was born August 30, 1943, in Sidnaw, at the McCorry's House, the daughter to Swande and Elizabeth (Provost) Norback. Darlene attended school in Sidnaw through eighth grade ...

Gerald Chopp

PAINESDALE - Gerald Chopp, 76, a resident of Painesdale, passed away Tuesday evening, April 19, 2016, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital following a short illness.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Renee Rock Marion

SOUTH RANGE - Renee Rock Marion, a resident of South Range, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2016, with family by her side at the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor.She was born on October 3, 1959, the middle child of James and Bernice (Kemppainen) Rock of Baraga.After graduating ...

Charles Don Hannula

RABBIT BAY - Charles Don Hannula, 84, died peacefully Sunday, April 17, 2016, at home in Rabbit Bay, surrounded by his family.He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife, of 65 years, Jessie "Jo" of Rabbit Bay; sons, Donald "Don" (Deborah) of Lake Linden, Mark (Leslie) of Rabbit Bay, ...

Robert Markham

ATLANTIC MINE - Robert Markham, 89, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away early Tuesday morning April 19, 2016, at UP Health System - Portage, following a short illness.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at ...

Judy M. Tarvis

CALUMET - Judy M. Tarvis, 71, of Calumet passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016, at the UP Health System-Portage.She was born to the late Edwin and Avalon (Curtin) Erkkila of Gay on December 28, 1944, and graduated from Lake Linden High School in 1962.She married Ralph Tarvis in 1963. The couple ...

Charles B. Turuc

LIMINGA - Charles B. Turuc, 78, a resident of Liminga, died Sunday, April 17, 2016, at UP Health System-Portage.He was born October 26, 1937, in Kankakee, Illinois.Chuck was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1962 to 1964.On April 18, 1964, he married the former Beatrice Britz at St. ...