Obituaries

Delores Marie Narhi

HUBBELL — Delores Marie Narhi, 83, of Hubbell, passed away on August 12, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. She was born April 2, 1936, in Boston Location, a daughter of Toivo and Sophie (Kaurala) Kinnunen. She graduated from Hancock Central High in 1954. Delores worked ...

Delores Proulx ‘Gean’ Hendrickson

WAKEFIELD — Delores Proulx “Gean” Hendrickson, 95, passed away on July 12, 2019, of natural causes. Gean was born to Frances and Mary Dunn Proulx outside of Gagetown, Michigan, in a small French Irish farming community called Frenchtown. Gean had three siblings, Frank (Mary) Bill (Eva) ...

Sylvia Kathleen McMahon (Kemppainen)

ATLANTIC MINE — Sylvia Kathleen McMahon (Kemppainen), 82, peacefully died surrounded by loved ones. She was born on March 27, 1937 and died on August 9, 2019. Sylvia was born in Detroit, to Rudolph and Helen Kemppainen. She grew up in Atlantic Mine. Adored sister, Myrna Davis; and ...

Stanleyetta “Peg” Longenecker

HANCOCK — Stanleyetta "Peg" Longenecker, 93, a resident to Hancock, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced ...

Cheryl Brouillette

CALUMET — Cheryl Brouillette, 62, a resident of Calumet, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 12, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Helen (Peter) Kinnunen

ATLANTIC MINE — Helen (Peter) Kinnunen, 89, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born on May 20, 1930, in Liminga, a daughter of the late Jalmer and Hilda (Seppala/Luoma) Anderson. Helen was raised in Liminga and ...

Milton G. Anderson

HOUGHTON — Graveside services for Milton G. Anderson, 90, a resident of the Bluffs in Houghton, who passed away on July 17, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019, in the Elo Cemetery. To view Milt’s complete obituary, please visit memorialchapel.net. The Memorial ...

Delores Narhi

HUBBELL — Delores Narhi, 83, of Hubbell, passed away on August 12, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Delores Roulx ‘Gean’ Hendrickson

WAKEFIELD — Delores Proulx “Gean” Hendrickson, 95, passed away on July 12, 2019, of natural causes. Gean was born to Frances and Mary Dunn Proulx outside of Gagetown, Michigan, in a small French Irish farming community called Frenchtown. Gean had three siblings, Frank (Mary) Bill (Eva) ...

Helen Kinnunen

ATLANTIC MINE — Helen (Peter) Kinnunen, 89, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Monroe Sias

TAYLOR — Monroe Sias, 90, husband of Helen Sias (Salminen) past away on November 4th, 2018. The family would like to invite friends and family to a service at the Lake View Cemetery, Calumet on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11 A.M. Voran Funeral Home has been assisting the family with the ...

Monroe Sias

TAYLOR — Monroe Sias, 90, husband of Helen Sias (Salminen) past away on November 4th, 2018.  The family would like to invite friends and family to a service at the Lake View Cemetery, Calumet on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. Voran Funeral Home has been assisting the family with the ...

Lila Lemmikki Lehto

AURA — Lila Lemmikki Lehto, 101, of Aura, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Bayside Village in L’Anse. She was born in January 29, 1918, in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada daughter of Helmi (Koppana) and Matt Saari. Lila was raised in Pequaming and graduated from L’Anse high school ...

Michael Hatton Sr.

HOUGHTON — Michael Hatton, Sr., aged 70, passed peacefully in Houghton, on August 3, 2019, to fly with the angels. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jane (Connelly) Hatton, whom he was married to for 40 years. Michael was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 22, 1949, to Julian ...

Harold S. ‘PA’ Paavola

HANCOCK — Harold S. “PA” Paavola, 85, a resident of Lakeview Manor in Hancock and former South Range resident, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at home. He was born on August 27, 1933, in Adams Township, a son of the late Waino and Ellen (Erickson) Paavola. Harold attended the ...

Jean E. Taavola

PAINESDALE — Jean Ellen Marie Taavola, 82, a resident of Painesdale, Michigan, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital-Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, on Sunday, August 4, 2019, from heart surgery complications. Her family was by her side. Jean was born in Calumet Township on May 4, 1937, ...

Isabelle Lillian Rule

HANCOCK — Isabelle Lillian Rule, 85, of Hancock, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. She was born in Hancock, on June 26, 1934, to the late Thomas and Annie (Phillippi) Rule. She was a graduate of Hancock High School in 1955, where ...

Lillian M. Hainault

HANCOCK — Lillian Marie Hainault, 94, of Hancock, entered eternal life on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at UP Health System ­ Marquette. Born December 22, 1924, in Calumet, a daughter of Joseph and Roseanna (Stukel) Sever, Lillian was raised in Calumet and Phoenix, Michigan. She attended ...

Jean E. Taavola

PAINESDALE – Jean E. Taavola, 82, a resident of Painesdale, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Range Apostolic Lutheran Church in South ...

Matt Hatton Sr.

HOUGHTON – Matt Hatton, Sr., aged 70, passed peacefully in Houghton, on August 3, 2019, to fly with the angels. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jane (Connelly) Hatton, whom he was married to for 40 years. Michael was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 22, 1949, to Julian Burroughs ...