Obituaries

Lawrence Alvin Magaraggia

L’ANSE — Lawrence Alvin Magaraggia, 86, of L’Anse, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born January 9, 1933, in Caspian, son of Giuseppe and Emma (Lincastro) Magaraggia. Larry graduated from Stambaugh High School in ...

Sharon C. Quinlan

VENICE, Fla. — Sharon C. Quinlan, 67, a resident of Venice, Florida, and former Tapiola resident, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the Venice Hospice House in Florida, with her husband, Jim, by her side. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on May 11, 2019, at Zion ...

Theodore J. Yrjana

HANCOCK — Theodore J. Yrjana, 85, a resident of Hancock, passed away Tuesday evening, April 30, 2019, at the UP – Health Marquette Hospital shortly after being admitted. He was born on September 16, 1933, in Redridge, a son of the late Theodore and Winnefred (Alanen) Yrjana. Ted attended ...

Kenneth LaCasse

LAKE LINDEN — Kenneth LaCasse, former resident of Lake Linden, passed away on April 30, 2019. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Joan (Manderfield) Moore

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. — Joan Therese (Manderfield) Moore, 62, resident of South Beloit, Illinois, formerly of Atlantic Mine, MI, passed away on the evening of Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, shortly after being admitted to Beloit Memorial Hospital in Beloit, Wisconsin. Joan was born on May 24, ...

Beverly J. Hietala

CHASSELL — Beverly J. (Ralph) Hietala, 84, a resident of Chassell, passed away peacefully Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Bluffs Senior Living Community in Houghton after a long illness. She was born on January 1, 1935, in Elo, the daughter of the late William and Olga (Karna) Niemi. She ...

Charlsie Antikainen

CALUMET — Your life was a blessing. Your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. Forever in our hearts for the love she shared with us all. Please join us at Carmalitas’s on Sunday, May 05, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate her life with stories ...

Theodore J. Yrjana

HANCOCK — Theodore J. Yrjana, 85, a resident of Hancock, passed away Tuesday evening, April 30, 2019, at the UP - Health Marquette Hospital shortly after being admitted. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be ...

Charlsie Ann (Cloutier) Antikainen

CALUMET — Charlsie Ann (Cloutier) Antikainen, 72, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully in her home, strong in her faith of Jesus, with her family by her side on Sunday, April 28, 2019. She was born on April 14, 1947, in Laurium, the daughter of Robert Cloutier and El Rita Rastello ...

Paul Kunnari

FLORIDA LOCATION — Paul Kunnari, 84, a resident of Florida Location, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Omega House in Houghton. He was born on March 24, 1935, in Calumet, to Melvin and Alice (Ollila) Kunnari. He attended the Calumet Public Schools. Following high ...

David R. Torgersen

DURHAM, N.C. — David Robert Torgersen, 54, of Durham, North Carolina, passed away at his home on December 15, 2018. He was born February 29, 1964, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and was a graduate of Denfeld High School in Duluth, Minnesota. David worked most of his life as a security ...

Joan (Manderfield) Moore

BELOIT, Wis. — Joan (Manderfield) Moore, 62, resident of Beloit, Illinois, formerly of Atlantic Mine, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 in the evening, shortly after admission to Beloit Memorial Hospital in Beloit, Wisconsin. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, May ...

Mary M. (Turpeinen) Peterson

ALSTON — Mary M. (Turpeinen) Peterson, 73, of Alston, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L’Anse, with her family at her side following a lengthy illness. Mary was born May 22, 1946, in L’Anse, to Willard and Mae (Wiiki) Turpeinen. She attended ...

Darrell L. Giddings

L’ANSE — Darrell L. Giddings, 91, of L’Anse, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 28, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Mr. Giddings complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at reidfuneralservicechapel.com. The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, ...

Paul Kunnari

Paul Kunnari, 84, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Omega House in Houghton. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Charlsie Antikainen

Charlsie Antikainen, 72, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Sunday April 28, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Paul G. Grabig

CALUMET — Paul G. Grabig, 82, resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side early on Thursday, April 25, 2019. He was born on September 9, 1936, the first-born son of George and Helen (O’Brien) Grabig of Houghton. After graduating from Houghton High ...

Randy D. Maatta

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Help our families celebrate the life of Randy D. Maatta, Anchorage, Alaska. Randy was 60 years old when he peacefully left this life on March 31, 2019. Raised in Painesdale, Randy graduated from Jeffers High School in 1976. Always an outdoors man, Randy enjoyed fishing ...

Joyce Pavolich

FULTON — Joyce Pavolich, 83, a resident of Fulton, passed away at her home on Thursday, April 25, 2019. She was born in Fulton, on October 28, 1935, the daughter of the late William and Ellen (Keranen) Luokkanen. Joyce attended the Mohawk school and Calumet High School, graduating with ...

Rodney James Bolton

L’ANSE — Rodney James Bolton, 89, of L’Anse, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Bayside Village in L’Anse. Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. A funeral mass will be held at 12 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus ...