Obituaries

Chad Peterson

CALUMET - Chad Peterson, 31, passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital.Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Geraldine Royce

EAGLE HARBOR - Geraldine Royce, 83, passed away on Saturday morning, October 29, 2016, at the V.W. Hospital in Madison Wisconsin.Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Anne Marie (nee Reed) O’DONNELL

SHELBY TOWNSHIP - Anne Marie (nee Reed) O'Donnell, 70, passed away on October 27, 2016.She was the beloved wife of Henry Lawrence "Larry" for 50 cherished years; dearest mother of Jim (Beth) and Brian (Laura); proud grandmother of Kevin, Sarah, Mary, Riley and Connor; and the dear sister of ...

Greta (Dingle) Olson

PORTLAND, Oregon - Greta (Dingle) Olson passed away suddenly on Friday, September 30, 2016, from an apparent heart attack in Portland, Oregon.She was born in Laurium, on May 17, 1952, to Walter and Katherine (Stetter) Dingle.She attended Sacred Heart Grade School and Calumet high school, ...

Norval J. Veker

L'ANSE - Norval J. Veker, 76, of L'Anse, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at UP Health System-Marquette.Norval was born on April 25, 1940, in Mass City, the son of John and Thora (Barry) Veker.He graduated from Ontonagon High School, then went into the US Navy.Norval married Mary ...

Robert F. Tambellini

TAMPA, Florida - Robert F. Tambellini, 74, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Calumet, passed away on October 26, 2016.He is urvived by a loving family and friends.View his obituary at veteransfuneralcare.com.

Terry Joseph Baillargeon

LOWER MICHIGAN - Terry Joseph Baillargeon, 61, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016, at his home.Terry graduated in 1974 from the Lake Linden High School.He and his wife Susan (Tarvas) married in 1975 and established their home in Lower Michigan.During his life journey, Terry was a member ...

Eunice Carolyn Savage

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyom. Eunice Carolyn Savage, 91, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Sage View Care Center after a lengthy illness.She was born on August 24, 1924, in Greenland, the daughter of Jalmer Eilola and Marie Kempainen Eilola. She attended schools in ...

Gerald “Jerry” D. Laurie

KINGMAN, Ariz. Gerald "Jerry" D. Laurie, 57, a resident of Kingman, Arizona and former resident of the Copper Country, passed away on October 20, 2016, at the V.A. Center in Prescott, Arizona.He was born on January 27, 1959, in Laurium, a son to Donald and Eleanore (Dudick) Laurie. Jerry ...

Joseph Paul Reilly

CALUMET Joseph Paul Reilly passed on Sunday, October 23, 2016.He was born on August 27, 1967, to Joseph and Barbara (Mattila) Reilly in Calumet.Joe was an avid snowmobiler, off road biker and a wonderful father. He was a kind-hearted man who helped anyone who was in need.Joe struggled for ...

Marie Elizabeth-Colthilde Cauchon

Marie Elizabeth-Colthilde Cauchon, 89, of Marquette, formerly of Detroit, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette.The Jacobson Funeral Home in L'Anse is assisting the family.

Lynn M. Marinelli

HANCOCK - Lynn M. Marinelli, 58, a resident of Hancock passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at her home.She was born on January 27, 1958, in Hancock, a daughter of the late August Marinelli and Mary (Hamel) Marinelli.Lynn was raised in Hancock by August and Gertrude ...

Marc Pindral

LAND O'LAKES, Flor. - Marc Pindral, 46, of Land O' Lakes, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on October 23, 2016.He was born in Hancock, son of Kaz Pindral and the late Dianne Pindral.On March 14, 1992, he was united in marriage to Janet Schill at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Tampa, ...

Patricia M. “Trish” Joyal

DOLLAR BAY - Patricia M. "Trish" Joyal, 52, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016, at UP Health System-Portage, surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with cancer.She was born February 13, 1964, in Hancock, to Charles Teliin and Joanne Mandoli.Trish ...

Christine Ruth Thornton

HANCOCK - Christine Ruth Thornton, a former longtime resident of Hancock, who had been missing for the past 39 years, has been located and identified as the victim of a homicide.Her life was tragically taken from her in Sweetwater County, Wyoming in August of 1977. She was 28 years old at the ...

Jennie “GG” Sigrid Nordbeck

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., Jennie "GG" Sigrid Nordbeck, 96, passed away on October 19, 2016, at Benedictine Health Center at Innsbruck in New Brighton, Minnesota.Jennie was born in Hubbell on April 30, 1920. She worked as an occupational therapy assistant for many years in Michigan, retiring from ...

John B. Tolonen

ATLANTIC MINE - John B. Tolonen, 92, a former Atlantic Mine resident, died on Friday, October 21, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.He was born on September 21, 1924, in Atlantic Mine, a son of the late Charles and Amanda (Seppanen) Tolonen.John was a 1943 graduate ...

Lynn M. Marinelli

HANCOCK - Lynn M. Marinelli, 58, a resident of Hancock passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at her home.She was born on January 27, 1958, in Hancock, a daughter of the late August Marinelli and Mary (Hamel) Marinelli.Lynn was raised in Hancock by August and Gertrude ...

Myrtle Helen (Larche) Hillenbrand

HANCOCK - Myrtle Helen (Larche) Hillenbrand, 93, a resident of Portage Pointe Nursing Home, in Hancock, met her Lord and Savior, on October 21, 2016.She was born at home in Dollar Bay, on March 29, 1923, the eldest child of Arthur and Laura (Miron) Larche.Myrtle graduated from Dollar Bay High ...

Patricia M. “Trish” Joyal

Patricia M. "Trish" Joyal, 52, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away Friday, October 21, 2016, at UP Health System-Portage following a courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home in Hancock, with Fr. ...