Obituaries

Selma J. Kuusisto

HANCOCK - Selma J. Kuusisto, 104, of Hancock, died Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Winona House, PortagePointe.She was born June 23, 1912, in Coburntown, a daughter of the late Jacob and Aino (Hietala) Hill and attended the Waasa and Salo Schools.For many years, Selma worked as a dietary aide ...

Scott P. Engman

MARQUETTE Scott P. Engman, 47, of Marquette, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, at UP Health System-Marquette.Scott was born on June 26, 1969, in Hancock to Dennis and the late Judith (Hokenson) Engman and was a 1989 graduate of Dollar Bay High School.Scott was formerly ...

Dr. Theodore “Ted” Grzelak

DOLLAR BAY Dr. Theodore "Ted" Grzelak, 78, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away Sunday afternoon November 13, 2016, at Mercy Health of St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Rapids, following a lengthy illness.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with ...

Ruth A. Courter

PELKIE Ruth A. Courter, 89, a resident of Pelkie passed away Saturday morning November 12, 2016, at the Omega House in Houghton.As requested no service or visitation will be held for Ruth.To send condolences to Ruth's family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.The Memorial Chapel & ...

Reino John Aho

MARQUETTE - Reino John Aho, 86, a resident of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, passed away on November 10, 2016.He was born in Trimountain on May 8, 1930, to Andrew and Mary Aho.Reino Served in the U.S Army during the the Korean War and later worked at Various Jobs in Detroit ...

Selma J. Kuusisto

Selma J. Kuusisto, 104, of Hancock, died Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Winona House, PortagePointe.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hancock. Visitation will be 1hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. ...

Scott P. Engman

MARQUETTE - Scott P. Engman, 47, of Marquette, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, at UP Health System-Marquette.Scott was born on June 26, 1969, in Hancock to Dennis and Judith (Hokenson) Engman and was a 1989 graduate of Dollar Bay High School.Scott was formerly employed as a ...

Leonard ‘Tom’ Nagel

HUBBELL - Leonard "Tom" Nagel, age 85, of Hubbell passed away on November 10, 2016 at Our Lady of Mercy Health and Rehab. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mary Katherine Kent

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. - Mary Kay Kent, 73, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, passed away on October 28, 2016.Mary was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Robert and Mary Joyce (Higgins) Kent.Her family moved to Ahmeek, where she attended Ahmeek school and graduated from Calumet High School in ...

Kathryn Alice Monette

HUBBELL Kathryn Alice Monette, 96, of Hubbell, passed away at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility on November 9, 2016. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Scott P. Engman

Scott P. Engman, 47, of Marquette, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016 at UP Health System- Marquette. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

Patricia Ann Barton

HOUGHTON - Patricia Ann Barton, 77, a former resident of the Canal Road, Houghton, passed away Monday evening, November 7, 2016, at Franklin House, PortagePointe, with family by her side.She was born January 14, 1939, in Bay City, a daughter of the late Ferris and Mabel (Fifield) Snover.On ...

Robert Kritz

Robert Kritz, age 93 of L'Anse, MI passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, MI.Jacobson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Patricia Stenson

Patricia Stenson, age 66 of Baraga, formerly of Trout Creek, MI passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at her home.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobson Funeral Home.

Aubrey W. Gibson

CHASSELL Aubrey W. Gibson, 97, formerly of Chassell, who was currently residing at the Bluffs in Houghton, passed away at his home on Wednesday evening, October 5, 2016.A natural burial took place in the Chassell Township Cemetery where family and friends gathered. A memorial gathering will ...

Dorothy E. (Kneebone) Pidgeon

HOUGHTON Dorothy E. (Kneebone) Pidgeon, 90, of Houghton, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility with her family at her side. She had been a resident there for the last two months.She is survived by her four daughters, Mary Miatech, Carol ...

Helen Marie Lindstrom

ONTONAGON Helen Marie Lindstrom, 79, of Ontonagon, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016, after a lengthy stay at Aspirus Long Term Care with her family by he side.She was born on January 25, 1937, to George and Hilda (Tikka) Laukka in Hancock. She attended school in Hancock and ...

Kenneth Sturos

CALUMET - Kenneth Sturos, 73, of Calumet, passed away at home on Thursday, November 3, 2016.Ken was born to Carl and Edna (Bradshaw) Sturos on August 8, 1943, in Detroit. He went to Southfield High School and graduated with the class of 1961.After high school he was united in marriage to ...

Leslie Norman Heikkila

REDFORD TOWNSHIP - Leslie Norman Heikkila of Redford Twp., passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Ann Arbor, after a brave battle with cancer.He was born on February 5, 1935, in Nisula to Michael and Hilda (Kiviranta) Heikkila.He was baptized and ...

Nancy A. Erva

HANCOCK - Nancy A. Erva, 82, a resident of Hancock, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the Omega House in Houghton, after a battle with cancer.She was born in Hancock on September 9, 1934, the daughter of the late Hilda (Lehto) Ruottinen and Harold Ruottinen. She graduated in 1952, ...