Obituaries

DuWayne Francis ‘Dewey’ Maronen

EAGLE HARBOR — DuWayne Francis “Dewey” Maronen, 69, passed away suddenly at his home, near Eagle Harbor, on September 10, 2018. He was born on February 28, 1949. DuWayne was a 1967 graduate of Calumet High School. After high school, he was drafted into the Army, where he served his ...

Joseph A. Lanfranki

CALUMET — Joseph A. Lanfranki, 83, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully at his home, with his family by his side on Thursday, September 13, 2018. He was born on January 25, 1935, in Raymbaultown, to Joseph and Rose (Rozman) Lanfranki. He attended Sacred Heart High School, and ...

Glenn Doug Raudio

CALUMET — Glenn Doug Raudio, 78, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Annette E. Schaefer

NORTH GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Annette E. Schaefer, 71, a resident of North Grosse Pointe Shores, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at her home, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 7, 1946, in L’Anse, the daughter of the late Osmond and Lou ...

Joseph Lanfranki

CALUMET — Joseph Lanfranki, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Michael W. ‘Sully’ Sullivan

MASS CITY — Michael W. “Sully” Sullivan went home to be with his savior on September 9, 2018. He was born in Ontonagon, to Ralph and Irene (Alanen) Sullivan, on July 14, 1945. While living downstate, he met and married Helen (Scofield), the love of his life for 45 years. He was the ...

Wayne Michael Carroll

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — Wayne Michael Carroll died on September 6, 2018, in Winnemucca, Nevada. He was born in 1946, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His early years were spent in Austria and Japan where his father was stationed in the army. He met his wife, Jane, at college at Illinois ...

John M. ‘Jack’ LaBelle

IRON RIVER, Wis. — John M. “Jack” LaBelle, 84, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018, with his loving family by his side after a 10-year battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Thank you to the Ashland Rehab for the loving care Jack received in his one and a half year residency. Jack was ...

Ross Maxwell Wolfe

FLAGER BEACH, Fla. —Ross Maxwell Wolfe, 86, a former resident of Hancock, passed away on August 26, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Memory Care Center in Palm Coast, Florida, where he had been a resident for three years due to Alzheimer’s disease, which he suffered for 12 years. He was born ...

Francis D. Kanniainen

HOUGHTON — Francis D. Kanniainen, 74, of Houghton, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse. Mr. Kanniainen’s obituary may also be viewed ...

John Steven Jackovich

FENTON — John Steven Jackovich, 69, of Fenton, passed away late Monday evening, August 27, 2018. He was born in Detroit, on February 14, 1949, the son of the late John and Pauline (Burich) Jackovich. Formerly of Wixom, and a Fenton area resident since 2000, John was a proud U.S. Army ...

Virginia Quello

MARQUETTE — Virginia Quello of Marquette, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee. Virginia was born on December 2, 1921, in Marquette, the daughter of Ida (Niemi) and Hogan Hoganson. She attended the public schools in Laurium and ...

Annette E. Schaefer

NORTH GROSSE POINT SHORES — Annette E. Schaefer, 71, a resident of North Grosse Point Shores, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements which ...

Duwayne Maronen

EAGLE HARBOR —Duwayne Maronen, 69, a resident of Eagle Harbor, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Agnes Stahl

LAURIUM — Agnes Stahl, 77, a resident of Laurium, passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home.

Ralph J. Bregar

LAURIUM — Ralph J. Bregar, of Laurium, passed away on September 8, 2018. He was born on April 26, 1932, in Laurium, the son of John and Mary Bregar. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School, where he was a star basketball player. Ralph worked for Calumet and Hecla Mining Company after ...

Elaine M. Chaput

CHASSELL — Elaine M. Chaput, 85, a resident of Chassell, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018, at the Omega House in Houghton. A Mass of Christian burial for Elaine will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Chassell with Fr. Ben Hasse ...

Robert A. Cloutier

CALUMET — Robert A. Cloutier, 68, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at his home. Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ronald J. Bowden

TRIMOUNTAIN — Ronald J. Bowden, 65, of Trimountain, died on September 2, 2018. As requested, there will be no public services. Arrangements are being handled by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Ralph Bregar

LAURIUM — Ralph Bregar, 86, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Our Lady of Mercy. Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.