Obituaries

Mary Ellen (Walters) Schmaus

Mary Ellen (Walters) Schmaus, 102, passed away May 21, 2016 at Aspirus Ontonagon Long Term Care.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rockland. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the start of the service. ...

Anne Lorraine Beauprey

SIDNAW - Anne Lorraine Beauprey, 89, of Sidnaw, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital.She was born November 21, 1926, in Sidnaw, daughter of Reuben and Anne (Rickart) Bennett. Anne graduated from Ewen-Trout Creek High School in 1944.She married Frederick ...

Gregory D. Smith

Gregory D. Smith, 68, passed away peacefully, May 12, 2016, at his home on Mud Lake Road. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

James Kenneth “Jarv” Jarvey

ONTONAGON - James Kenneth "Jarv" Jarvey, 64, of Ontonagon, formally of South Range, passed away at Aspirus Wausau Hospital on March 10, 2016, after a short illness. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes have been assisting the family with the arrangements.

Dora L. Heikkinen

Memorial Service for Dora L. Heikkinen of Atlantic Mine, who passed away on February 20, 2016, will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Section of the Atlantic Mine Cemetery. A rose ceremony will be conducted the Daughters of Italy and a short Memorial Service will ...

Beverly Holman

Beverly Holman, 93, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Friday morning May 20, 2016.Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Amelia Mae Eilola

POWERS - Amelia Mae Eilola, 82, of Powers, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.She was born in Hancock, on October 17, 1933, the daughter of the late John A. and Agnes K (Keranen) Eilola.Amelia graduated from John Doelle as Valedictorian of her ...

Austin Andrew Christensen

GREENSBORO, Geor. - Austin Andrew Christensen, 90, of Greensboro, Georgia, formerly of Seward, Nebraska, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro.He was born on June 4, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, to the late Andre Nils Christensen and Olga Munson ...

Janet Marie Makolin

YIPSILANTI - Janet Marie Makolin 06/17/1933 - 05/17/2016, passed away peacefully with her family by her side.Janet was born in Copper City to Richard and Lillian Finnila-Larson, with her brother Wesley.She was happily married to Earl Makolin until his passing in 2006.They had two sons, Richard ...

Patrice Marie Holland

STAFFORD COUNTY, Virg. - Patrice Marie (Sved) Holland, 51, of Stafford County, Virginia, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia.She was a graduate of LaSalle High School, St. Ignace and Lake Superior State University, ...

Paul A. Tervo

STERLING HEIGHTS - Paul A. Tervo passed away on May 9, 2016.He was the beloved husband of Rita (nee Sohlden); loving father of Carrie (John) Wesley, Lisa Nicotri, Dr. Kristina (Jim Smith) Tervo and Paul D. (Christina) Tervo; proud grandfather of Karina Wesley, Amanda Nicotri, Alyssa Wesley, ...

Priscilla Quello

Priscilla Quello, 85, a resident of Laurium, passed away on Sunday January 24, 2016 at the Omega House in Houghton following a lengthy illness.A graveside service will be held on Saturday May 21, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Lake View Cemetery in Section AA, with Brian Carlson to officiate.The ...

Loretta Finely

Loretta Finely, 85, passed away on March 17, 2016.A graveside service will be held on Saturday May 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Ahmeek Cemetery with Pastor James Fundum to officiate.The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Paul David Jalkanen

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Paul David Jalkanen, passed away on March 7, 2016, at the age of 71, 10 days after being diagnosed with lung cancer.Paul was born on November 21, 1944, in Wadena, Minnesota, the oldest child of Dr. Ralph and Pearl Jalkanen.His father was a Lutheran minister and moved the family ...

Russell Lee Pulkkinen

PAINESDALE - Russell Lee Pulkkinen, 39, of Painesdale, died March 16, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin.He was born December 4, 1976, in Hancock, a son of John R. and Peggy (Kukkonen) Pulkkinen and was a 1995 graduate of the Calumet High School.Russ was employed for the past ...

David E. Siirtola

Funeral services for David E. Siirtola, 66, a resident of Pontiac Road in Hancock, who died Tuesday, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hancock. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until the time of service on Monday at the church. Arrangements are being ...

John L. ‘Jack’ Reid

L'ANSE - John L. "Jack" Reid, 81, owner of the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016, at his home with his loving wife, Betty, by his side.Jack was born in Niles on May 18, 1934, the son of the late Robert C. and Hazel E. (Clendenen) Reid. Jack graduated from ...

Alan A. Davis

SUMMIT, Missouri - Alan A. Davis, 70, a resident of Less Summit, Missouri, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016, from injuries received in an automobile accident.Alan and his wife, the former Mary Ellen Tapio, would visit the Chassell area, where they were life members of the Chassell VFW post No. ...

Robert D. Simmer

HOUGHTON - Robert D. Simmer, 88, a resident of Houghton and Fountain Hills, Arizona, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016, at UP Health System-Portage following a short illness.Bob was born on October 6, 1927, in Houghton to Walter L. and Carrie (Dowd) Simmer. He was a graduate from the Houghton ...

Robert Jacob Belkola

RACINE - Robert Jacob Belkola, 75, of Racine, passed away unexpectedly on April 20, 2016.He was born in Atlantic Mine on May 22, 1940, to the late Jacob and Helen (nee Lamphear) Belkola.Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for six years after he graduated from Jeffers High ...