Obituaries

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 ...

Debra “Debbie” Ann Steinle

CALUMET Debra "Debbie" Ann Steinle, 60, of Calumet passed away on July 16, 2016, at the Omega House in Houghton.Debra was born to Raymond and Vieno (Waananen) Schaaf on November 3, 1955, in Laurium. She was a graduate of Calumet High School.For 25 years she worked for UPPCO and eventually ...

Jo Perkins

CALUMET "I had a great life."Josephine Cecilia Capello Perkins, 89, died at home with her family at her side on Saturday, July 30, 2016, after a valiant battle with cancer.Born on Flag Day, June 14, 1927, in Tamarack Location, the daughter of Anton and Virginia (Rolando) Capello, Jo is a ...

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 ...

Larry Steven Shoaff

ELK RAPIDS Larry Steven Shoaff, 71, a long-time resident of Elk Rapids, passed away July 25, 2016, at home following a brief battle with cancer.Larry was born on June 30, 1945, to Grace and Clyde Shoaff in Highland Park. He was a 1963 graduate of Mumford High School in Detroit and later ...

Roswell “Ros” Miller

LANSING Roswell "Ros" Miller passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in East Lansing.He was born August 4, 1932, in Nassau County, New York, to Roswell and June (Kenfield) Miller.After graduation from the New York State Ranger School, he enlisted in the US Army.He graduated from the ...

Robert Earl Hartman

HANCOCK - Robert Earl Hartman, 91, died peacefully of natural causes on July 4, 2016, in Hancock. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother.Bob was born March 26, 1925, in Standish, the seventh child of Rudolph (Ralph) Hartman and Barbara Nigl Hartman.Bob graduated from Standish ...

David M. Szyszkoski

DULUTH, Minn. - David M. Szyszkoski, 35, a resident of Duluth and former Chassell resident, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Duluth from injuries received in an accident.He was born on August 4, 1980, in Hancock a son of Stephan and Judy (Tervo) Szyszkoski.David was a graduate of the ...

Robert N. Nottoli

A graveside service for Robert N. Nottoli of Lake Gerald, Twin Lakes, who died May 8, 2016, in Arizona, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016, at the Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock, Sec. #11. Fr. John Martignon will officiate and military rites will be conducted by Ranger Post 6165 ...

Charles G. Rastello

LAURIUM Charles G. Rastello, 94, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 30, 2016, at the Cypress Manor Nursing Home.Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

John Michael “Mike” McCarthy

HANCOCK John Michael "Mike" McCarthy, 73, of Hancock, passed away at his home early on Saturday Morning, July 30, 2016.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later from the O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock.

Judith Boyd

BENTON, Tenn. - Judith Boyd 70, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016, at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennesse.She was the daughter of Edwin and Eva "Saari" Ryynanen.She lived her faith daily and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Athens, Tennesse. She had ...

Phyllis Kruse

Phyllis Lillian Kruse, age 76 of L'Anse passed away on July 26, 2016 in Rockford, Mich.The Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Otto A. Saterstad

A memorial service for Otto A. Saterstad, 87, of Hancock and a former Stanton Township resident who died July 23, 2016, will be held at 1 p.m. on August 6, 2016, in the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home in Hancock, with Pastor Jon Kangas to officiate. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service on ...

David M. Szyszkoski

Duluth, Minn David M. Szyszkoski, 35, a resident of Duluth and former Chassell resident passed away unexpectedly from injuries received in an accident Tuesday July 26, 2016, in Duluth.

Kimberly “Kim” Bess

CALUMET - Kimberly "Kim" Bess, 44, a resident of Calumet, gained her angel wings on Saturday, July 23, 2016.She was born on December 4, 1972, in Laurium, a daughter to John Laitinen and Doris (Koski) Kitti.She graduated from Calumet High School with the Class of 1991 and later attended Northern ...