Obituaries

Patricia Ellen (O’Neill) Couillard

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Patricia Ellen (O’Neill) Couillard passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at her residence, South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Florida. Patricia was born in Pontiac, on November 28, 1926, to the late Emmett C. and Catherine (Beakley) O’Neill of Hancock. In ...

Ronald Mihelich

CALUMET — Ronald Mihelich, 78, a resident of Calumet passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Omega House in Houghton. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Clarence ‘Chris’ Little

LAKE LINDEN - Clarence "Chris" Little, 76, of Lake Linden, passed away at Florida Hospital-Tampa on January 25, 2018. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Patrick J. ‘Pat’ Campioni

HANCOCK — Patrick J. “Pat” Campioni, 76, a well known Hancock and U. P. wide business owner of Pat’s Foods, passed away at his winter residence in Wildwood, Florida, on Monday, January 22, 2018, with his family at his side. He suffered from Parkinson’s Disease. He was a graduate of ...

Guy Marvin Michaelson

LAKE LINDEN — Guy Marvin Michaelson, 57, passed away at his home. He is survived by five sisters, Dean Frazier of North Carolina, Daryl (Albert) Rowe of Lake Medora, Karen (Paul) Keranen of Illinois, Stacey (Brian) Koop of Illinois and Gwenna Michaelson of North Carolina. He was preceded ...

Agnes R. (Plute) Thomson

CALUMET — Agnes R. (Plute) Thomson, 92, longtime resident of Calumet passed away peacefully January 20, 2018, in Antigo, Wisconsin, with her family by her side. Agnes was born June 20, 1925, in Calumet to the late John and Katherine (Strucel) Plute. She was the last surviving sibling of ...

Edsel A. ‘Art’ Hietala

PAINESDALE — Edsel A. “Art” Hietala, 82, of Painesdale, died Monday, January 22, 2018, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 23, 1935, in Oskar Bay, a son to the late Frank and Mayme (Patana) Hietala. As a youth, he worked on the family farm ...

William Paul Olli

William Paul Olli, 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 22, 2018. He was born to parents, Paul and Sylvia (nee Wetelainen) Olli. Beloved husband of 44 years to Sandra. Cherished father of Elizabeth (Steven), Judith (Thomas), Peter and Karen. Loving Pop to William, ...

Patrick J. ‘Pat’ Campioni

HANCOCK — Patrick J. “Pat” Campioni, 76, a well known Hancock and U. P. wide business owner of Pat's Foods, passed away at his winter Florida residence on Monday, January 22, 2018, with his family at his side. The O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements ...

Jack W. Eberhard

HANCOCK — Jack W. Eberhard, 66, a resident of Hancock and former area businessman, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018, following a lengthy battle with cancer in Charleston, South Carolina, while visiting family and friends. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are ...

George A. Fassbender

HOUGHTON — George A. Fassbender, 97, a resident of Houghton, passed away Wednesday morning, January 24, 2018, at the Omega House in Houghton following a short illness. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Houghton are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be ...

Guy Marvin Michaelson

LAKE LINDEN — Guy Marvin Michaelson, 57, passed away at his home on Saturday, January 20, 2018, following a lengthy illness. Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Alice L. Clishe

SKANEE — Alice L. Clishe, 65 of Skanee, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Houghton County Medical Care Facility. She was born October 30, 1952, in Pensacola, Florida, daughter of Arthur and Gloria (Manners) Peymbroeck. As a daughter of a Navy Seabee, Alice lived in various ...

Billie Rae Miller

LAURIUM — Billie Rae Miller, 33, of Laurium passed away on January 1, 2018, giving birth to her daughter, Eris Aurelius Miller. Billie was born on December 2, 1984, 19 days past her due date, to Laura and William (Bill) Miller (deceased). From the beginning, Billie was adventurous, full of ...

Carol (Lindquist) McGeorge

CLARE — Carol (Lindquist) McGeorge, 78, of Clare, Michigan, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, in Lansing, after a brief illness. She was born January 16, 1940, to the late Eino Lindquist and Gladys (Kipina) Jarvey. She married the late Wilbert McGeorge on December 12, 1959. ...

Edsel ‘Art’ Hietala

PAINESDALE — Edsel “Art” Hietala, 82, of Painesdale, died Monday, January 22, 2018, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Evelyn L. Beauprey

L'ANSE — Evelyn L. Beauprey, 95, of L'Anse, and formerly of Sidnaw, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Bayside Village, L'Anse. The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

Adelard Joseph Lajimodiere

LAKE LINDEN — Adelard Joseph Lajimodiere, Jr., a 40-year resident of Houston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. “Al” was born September 5, 1954, in Laurium, to parents Marjorie (Moehrke) and Adelard Lajimodiere, Sr. He ...

Ernest Morris Kunick

BARAGA — Ernest Morris Kunick, 78, of Baraga, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 6, 1939, in Baraga, son of Ernest and Anna (Sterk) Kunick. Ernest graduated from Baraga High School in 1957. He was in the National Guard for eight ...

Dennis Roy Olsen

L'ANSE — Dennis Roy Olsen, 75, of L'Anse, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.