Obituaries

Frank Chandler, Jr.

LAKE LINDEN – Frank Chandler, Jr., 80, of Lake Linden, passed away after heart complications at Aspirus–Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium on January 27, 2017. He was born on February 27, 1936, in Pahokee, Florida. He worked as a journeyman for 19 years at Anaheim Memorial Hospital in ...

Lawrence “Oscar” Denomie, Jr.

BARAGA – Lawrence “Oscar” Denomie, Jr., 87, of Baraga, passed away at his home on Friday, January 27, 2017, in the arms of his loving daughter and caretaker, Debbie. He was born on July 19, 1929, in Michigamme, the son of Lawrence and Leona (LaCosse) Denomie. Lawrence attended school in ...

Pauline J. Heinonen

HANCOCK – Pauline J. Heinonen, 91, a resident of Hancock, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, where she had been a resident for the past two months. She was born on February 14, 1925, in Hancock, a daughter of the late Oscar ...

Mary Jean Canfield

KENOSHA, Wisc. - Mary Jean Canfield, 89, of Kenosha, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Sheridan Medical Complex. She was born in Concordia, Kansas, on December 22, 1927. She was the daughter of William and Angeline (Crosietiere) Canfield. She spent her childhood years in Lake ...

Thomas Francis Corrigan, Sr.

BOOTJACK - Thomas Francis Corrigan, Sr., 90, of Bootjack, passed away unexpectedly at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium, on January 25, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born on April 27, 1926, in Ashland, Wisconsin, a son of Maurice and Agnes Corrigan. He attended schools in ...

Waino H. Turovaara

BEACH, Flor. - Waino H. Turovaara, 89, passed away on January 19, 2017. Waino was born in Princess Point. He lived in Redford Township, working 32 years for Ford Motor Co., before retiring to Boynton Beach, Florida. Waino was the youngest of Hildur and August Turovaara’s eight ...

Lawrence J. Denomie Jr.

Lawrence James Denomie Jr., age 87 of Baraga, MI passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse.

Francis Poisson

HUBBELL – Francis Poisson, 88, of Hubbell, passed away peacefully, after a long illness, at the Lighthouse at Hubbell on January 24, 2017. He was born on April 18, 1928, in Hubbell, a son of Winfred and Veronica (Perreault) Poisson. Francis served in the Army from December of 1948 until ...

Michele Virginia Younggren

Michele Virginia Younggren, 46, of Baraga, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at U.P. Health System–Marquette. She was born on February 27, 1970, in L’Anse, a daughter of Donald and Karen (Collier) Vizina. Michele graduated from Baraga High School in 1988 and then attended ...

Rose F. Maki

Rose F. Maki, 92, a resident of Dodgeville, passed away Wednesday January 25, 2017, at the Light House of Hancock following a short illness.      The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Houghton is assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Thomas Corrigan

BOOTJACK – Thomas Corrigan, 90, of Bootjack, passed away at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium on January 25, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Patricia Ann “Patsy” Arens

HANCOCK – Patricia Ann “Patsy” Arens, 86, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 23, 2017, following a courageous battle with a lengthy illness. Patsy was born on January 26, 1930, to Wilfred and Veronica (Perreault) Poisson of Hubbell. She was one of ten children. Patsy attended ...

Walter J. Markham

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Walter J. Markham, 96, formerly of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born in Atlantic Mine, on September 8, 1920, the second of seven children, to the late Walter and Bertha (Collins) Markham. On December ...

Jerry “Forker” Olsen

CALUMET – Jerry “Forker” Olsen, 73, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side on Monday, January 23, 2017, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Hancock on September 13, 1943, to Jack and Lena (Luttinen) Kinnunen. He ...

Ernestine (Teena) Kin

GREENLAND – Ernestine (Teena) Kin, 77, of Greenland, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017, at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born at home in Polar, Wisconsin, to Herman and Ella (Feldt) Brandt in 1939. Teena moved to Michigan as a child with her family. She ...

Michele Virginia Younggren

Michele Virginia Younggren, 46 of Baraga passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at U.P. Health System, Marquette. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.

Francis Poisson

HUBBELL – Francis Poisson, 88, of Hubbell, passed away at Our Lady of Mercy in Hubbell on January 24, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Jane Louise Jordon

COLE CREEK ROAD - Jane Louise Jordon, 61, of Cole Creek Road near Atlantic Mine, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born on November 11, 1955, in Port Huron, to the late William and Alice Smiley. She graduated from Port Huron Northern High ...

Dale E. Langfoss

AHMEEK - Dale E. Langfoss, 74, of Ahmeek, died on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. A celebration of Dale’s life will be held at a later date in Upper Michigan. Dale was born on August 11, 1942, in Chicago, the son of Einer and ...

Jerry “Forker” Olsen

Jerry "Forker" Olsen, 73, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 23, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.