Obituaries

Lawrence J. Denomie Jr.

Lawrence James Denomie Jr., age 87 of Baraga, MI passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.

Francis Poisson

HUBBELL – Francis Poisson, 88, of Hubbell, passed away peacefully, after a long illness, at the Lighthouse at Hubbell on January 24, 2017. He was born on April 18, 1928, in Hubbell, a son of Winfred and Veronica (Perreault) Poisson. Francis served in the Army from December of 1948 until ...

Michele Virginia Younggren

Michele Virginia Younggren, 46, of Baraga, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at U.P. Health System–Marquette. She was born on February 27, 1970, in L’Anse, a daughter of Donald and Karen (Collier) Vizina. Michele graduated from Baraga High School in 1988 and then attended ...

Rose F. Maki

Rose F. Maki, 92, a resident of Dodgeville, passed away Wednesday January 25, 2017, at the Light House of Hancock following a short illness.      The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Houghton is assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Thomas Corrigan

BOOTJACK – Thomas Corrigan, 90, of Bootjack, passed away at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium on January 25, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Patricia Ann “Patsy” Arens

HANCOCK – Patricia Ann “Patsy” Arens, 86, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 23, 2017, following a courageous battle with a lengthy illness. Patsy was born on January 26, 1930, to Wilfred and Veronica (Perreault) Poisson of Hubbell. She was one of ten children. Patsy attended ...

Walter J. Markham

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Walter J. Markham, 96, formerly of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born in Atlantic Mine, on September 8, 1920, the second of seven children, to the late Walter and Bertha (Collins) Markham. On December ...

Jerry “Forker” Olsen

CALUMET – Jerry “Forker” Olsen, 73, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side on Monday, January 23, 2017, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Hancock on September 13, 1943, to Jack and Lena (Luttinen) Kinnunen. He ...

Ernestine (Teena) Kin

GREENLAND – Ernestine (Teena) Kin, 77, of Greenland, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017, at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born at home in Polar, Wisconsin, to Herman and Ella (Feldt) Brandt in 1939. Teena moved to Michigan as a child with her family. She ...

Michele Virginia Younggren

Michele Virginia Younggren, 46 of Baraga passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at U.P. Health System, Marquette. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.

Francis Poisson

HUBBELL – Francis Poisson, 88, of Hubbell, passed away at Our Lady of Mercy in Hubbell on January 24, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Jane Louise Jordon

COLE CREEK ROAD - Jane Louise Jordon, 61, of Cole Creek Road near Atlantic Mine, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born on November 11, 1955, in Port Huron, to the late William and Alice Smiley. She graduated from Port Huron Northern High ...

Dale E. Langfoss

AHMEEK - Dale E. Langfoss, 74, of Ahmeek, died on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. A celebration of Dale’s life will be held at a later date in Upper Michigan. Dale was born on August 11, 1942, in Chicago, the son of Einer and ...

Jerry “Forker” Olsen

Jerry "Forker" Olsen, 73, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 23, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Ellen Marie Orr

CHASSELL – Ellen Marie Orr (Priuska), of Chassell, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 20, 2017, surrounded by her family. Originally from Fulton, she was born on January 15, 1937, the daughter of John and Saima Priuska. She was the sister to William  Priuska (Mary Ann) of ...

Walter L. Morris

HOUGHTON - Walter L. Morris, 88, a resident of the Bluffs in Houghton and a former long-time resident of Ames, Iowa and Sioux City, Iowa, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Omega House. He was born on April 8, 1928, in West Union, Iowa, a son of the late Edward and Neva (Freed) ...

Matthew Marcus Osterman

Matthew Marcus Osterman, age 19 of Pequaming, MI passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 20, 2017 in Marquette, MI. Arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.

Jane Louise Jordon

Jane Louise Jordon, 61, of Cole Creek Road near Atlantic Mine, Passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Omega House in Houghton. The O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with her arrangements. To Leave online condolences to her family and friends, please go to ...

Martin R. Raffaelli

SOUTH RANGE — Martin R. Raffaelli, 97, a long-time resident of South Range, died on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, surrounded by his loving children, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, where he had been a resident for the past eleven years. He was born on October 10, ...

Walter L. Morris

HOUGHTON — Walter L. Morris, 88, a resident of the Bluffs in Houghton and a former long-time resident of Ames, Iowa and Sioux City, Iowa, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Omega House. He was born on April 8, 1928, in West Union, Iowa, a son of the late Edward and Neva (Freed) ...