Obituaries

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.

Avery Brayden Curtis

Avery Brayden Curtis, 3 1/2 month old baby boy, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital.Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.

Otto A. Saterstad

HANCOCK - Otto A. Saterstad, 87, passed away peacefully at his home on July 23, 2016.He was born in Detroit to his Norwegian parents, Ottar and Andrea (Bomberg) Saterstad on November 8, 1928, the youngest of three children.After completing ten grades of school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, ...

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) ...

Shirley Mae Peterson

CECIL, Wis. - Shirley Mae (Winquist) Peterson, 82, of Cecil, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully just short of her 83rd birthday on July 30, 2016, while surrounded by her family.She was born to the late Edwin and Elizabeth (Mehner) Winquist on August 9, 1933, in Kearsarge.On December 11, 1952, in ...

Joseph “Joe” A. Stemberger

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Joseph "Joe" A. Stemberger, 82, was born to Eternal Life after a courageous battle with a serious illness on Thursday, July 28, 2016.He is survived by his loving wife, Marcia (nee Bethan); the dear father of Janelle (Tammy Freund) Stemberger, Amy Lemke, Joseph (Tammi) ...

Robert John Podnar

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Robert John Podnar, 70, peacefully passed away in Albuquerque on July 27, 2016.John was born on September 17, 1945, in Hancock, the son of John and Helen Podnar.He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Bruce "Budda" Podnar.He is survived by his wife, ...

Jean F. Rauch

Jean F. Rauch, 90, of Oak Creek, Wisconsin passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 27, 2016.Born July 15, 1926 in Calumet, MI. Dear daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Sustarich) Rauch of Calumet, MI.Jean graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1943. She trained at Michigan Bell Telephone ...

John Michael “Mike” McCarthy

HANCOCK - John Michael "Mike" McCarthy, 73, former local attorney residing in Hancock, passed away at his home early on Saturday morning, July 30, 2016.He was born in Hancock on August 16, 1942, to the late Francis "Pinky" and Linnea (Steve) McCarthy.Following graduation from Hancock High ...

John Gunnari

John Gunnari, 82, a resident of Laurium passed away at UP Health System Marquette on Tuesday August 2, 2016.Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home.

Rodger “Papa Pete” Peterson

Rodger "Papa Pete" Peterson, 90, a resident of Bartlett, Ill. and longtime summer resident of Twin Lakes passed away early Wednesday morning August 3, 2016 in Twin Lakes.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the local arrangements.

Charles G. Rastello

LAURIUM Charles G. Rastello, 94, passed away at the Cypress Manor Nursing Home on Saturday, July 30, 2016.Charles was born in Pendleton, Oregon, on October 15, 1921, a son of Charles and Aili Rastello.He moved to Calumet with his parents at the age of seven. He attended local schools and ...