Obituaries

Gertrude Loraine Makela

PELKIE - Gertrude Loraine Makela, 88, of Pelkie, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.She was born on December 9, 1927, in Trimountain, the daughter of Abel and Lillian (Moilanen) Byykkonen.Gertrude was a homemaker and raised her nine ...

Mary A. Bratetich

CALUMET Mary A. Bratetich, 101, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016, in the Our Lady of Mercy Home.She was born in Swedetown location and graduated from Calumet High School in 1934.Mary moved to Detroit, in 1942, where she was employed by General Motors Corporation for 31 years, retiring ...

Norma Stalker

Norma Stalker, 98, a former resident of Laurium passed away on August 8, 2016. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

Arlene E. Hill

ROCK - Arlene E. Hill, 84, of Rock, died Friday, August 5, 2016, at 4 a.m. at U.P. Health Systems-Marquette, following a brief illness.She was born on June 20, 1932, in Escanaba to the late Glen and Viola (Abbe) Goin. Arlene graduated from Trenary High School in 1951.In 1953, Arlene took the ...

Barbara Langdon

CALUMET - Barbara Langdon, 100 , passed away peacefully today at Omega House after a short illness.Barbara was born on February 5, 1916, in Bessemer. Her parents were John and Barbara (Olla) Terrish, immigrants from Hungary.Barbara is remembered by several generations as the storekeeper at ...

Walfred M. Moilanen

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP - Walfred M. Moilanen, 87, passed away recently at his home in Portage Township.He was born on March 29, 1929, at Onkalo's Corner, the son of the late Edward Jalmer and Mary Josephine (Onkalo) Moilanen.Walfred served as a Private E-2 in WWII.He is survived by his sister, ...

Dorothy Pietila

Dorothy Pietila, 80, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday August 6, 2016 at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Houghton.Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Gertrude L Makela

Gertrude L Makela, 88, of Pelkie, passed away on Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.

Michael H. “Egor” Selden

Michael H. "Egor" Selden, 69, of Baraga, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at UP Health System, Marquette.Funeral arrangements for Mike are incomplete and will be announced by the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse.Mike's obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at ...

Mary Bratetich

CALUMET Mary Bratetich, 101, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at the Our Lady of Mercy Nursing Home in Hubbell.Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Raymond L. “Rayka” Luoto

PAINESDALE Graveside services for Raymond L. "Rayka" Luoto, 96, a resident of Painesdale, who passed away December 22, 2015, at his home will be held 12 noon Friday August 12, 2016, at the Mt. View Cemetery with Rev. John Autio to officiate.To view Rayka's obituary or to send condolences to ...

Barbara Langdon

CALUMET - Barbara Langdon,100, passed away peacefully today at Omega House after a short illness.Barbara was born on February 5, 1916, in Bessemer. Her parents were John and Barbara (Olla) Terrish, immigrants from Hungary.Barbara is remembered by several generations as the storekeeper at ...

Glen George Lucchesi

MORRISON, Colo. - Glen George Lucchesi, 62, a resident of Morrison, Colorado, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 15, 2016.Glen passed away doing something that he loved to do; riding his motorcycle with his very close friends.Glen attended Houghton High School and graduated in 1971. He ...

John F. Gunnari

LAURIUM - John F. Gunnari, 82, a resident of Laurium, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at UP Health System-Marquette.He was born on July 2, 1934, to Hubert and Alice (Delongchamp) Gunnari in Mohawk. John attended the local schools.John served in the Army and was stationed in Germany ...

Robert Mattila

Robert Mattila, 52, a resident of Calumet passed away on Friday August 5, 2016.The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Arlene E. Hill

ROCK Arlene E. Hill, 84, of Rock, died Friday, August 5, 2016 at 4:00 a.m. atU.P. Health Systems Marquette following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Trenary at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon and time of visiting with family ...

Robert (Bob) Edward Ruohonen

PAW PAW - Robert (Bob) Edward Ruohonen, 87, of Paw Paw, passed peacefully away of natural causes on May 27, 2016, with his daughter, Lori (Ruohonen) Chiaberta, by his side.Bob was born November 6, 1929, in Houghton County (Liminga). He was the son of Charles Ruohonen and Elizabeth (Perala) ...

Robert Irving Raade

BRIDGEMAN - Robert Irving Raade, 92, of Bridgman, formerly of Trenton, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Woodland Terrace in Bridgman.Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman, with Reverend ...

John Michael “Mike” McCarthy

HANCOCK - John Michael "Mike" McCarthy, 73, a former residing in Hancock, passed away at his home early on Saturday morning, July 30, 2016.A combined graveside service for John "Mike" McCarthy and his wife Frances McCarthy will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday evening, August 8, 2016 at the family ...

Kenneth James Mundo

Kenneth James Mundo, 54, of L'Anse passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at his home.Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.