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Obituaries

Darlene Alicia (Isola) Wuokko

CALUMET — Darlene Alicia (Isola) Wuokko went to be with her Lord on Saturday morning, November 28, 2020, passing peacefully in her sleep. She was born on May 30, 1941, to George and Olive (Rantanen) Isola, in Calumet. Darlene attended Calumet Schools and graduated from Calumet High School ...

Donald Brouillette

CALUMET — Donald Brouillette, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, at the Canalview – Houghton County. He was born in Lake Linden, a son of Lawrence and Antoinette Brouillette. Don served with the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II. He operated a beautician shop in Sault Ste ...

Dorothy Ylitalo

HANCOCK — Dorothy Ylitalo, 92, of Hancock went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, December 1, 2020, due to complications from Parkinson’s. Dorothy was born in Wisconsin on December 9, 1927, to the late Mary and Fred Eakin. She attended Stanton Township School and graduated from Hancock. She ...

Thomas (Tom) Allen Casperson

ESCANABA — After a lifetime of faithful service, Thomas (Tom) Allen Casperson was called home on November 29, 2020, by the Lord he loyally served. Surrounded by the family Tom cherished, this ended a courageous two-and-a-half-year battle with lung cancer that saw him reflect the Glory of God ...

Alfred V. Thornton

WARREN — Alfred V. Thornton, born in Calumet, on October 18, 1938, passed away suddenly on November 26, 2020. He was a resident of Warren, while spending his summers in Calumet, since his retirement. He is survived by: his loving wife Eytoile of 60 years, his son Al (Karen) Thornton, his ...

Patricia Elenor (Kinsman) Lerche

CALUMET — Patricia Elenor (Kinsman) Lerche, 80, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 30, 2020, at Portage Pointe in Hancock. She was born on March 15, 1940, in Detroit to Elizabeth (Elwood) Tauriainen and Lorne Kinsman. She attended the local schools. Pat met ...

Warren Charles ‘Tik’ Tikkanen

L’ANSE — Warren Charles “Tik” Tikkanen, 76, of L’Anse, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020 at UP Health System-Marquette. He was born in Laurium on August 5, 1944, the son of the late Peter and Elsie (Paulson) Tikkanen. Tik graduated from L’Anse High School in 1962. He served in ...

Dorothy Ylitalo

HANCOCK — Dorothy Ylitalo, 92, of Hancock went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, December 1, 2020, due to complications from Parkinson’s. Dorothy was born in Wisconsin on December 9, 1927, to the late Mary and Fred Eakin. She attended Stanton Township School and graduated from Hancock. She ...

Donald G. Brouillette

CALUMET — Donald G. Brouillette, 93, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at the Canalview Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Eugene Dickens ‘Dick’ Maurer Jr

L’ANSE — Eugene Dickens “Dick” Maurer Jr., age 97 of L’Anse, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020, at Bayside Village in L’Anse. He was born June 30, 1923, in Brooklyn, New York, son of Eugene Sr. and Eleanore (Stanchfield) Maurer. Dick graduated in 1941 from Glenbard Twp. ...

Dorothy Ylitalo

HANCOCK — Dorothy Ylitalo, 92, of Hancock went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, December 1, 2020, due to complications from Parkinson’s. Dorothy was born in Wisconsin on December 9, 1927, to the late Mary and Fred Eakin. She attended Stanton Township School and graduated from Hancock. She ...

Rosemary Tomfohr Remington

MORRO BAY, Calif. – Rosemary Tomfohr Remington, 91, passed peacefully on August 31, 2020 at Garden House in Morro Bay, California. She is survived by her children, Susann, Clark, Laura, Margo and Lisa; grandchildren, William, Ian, Emily and Remy; and great grandchildren, Cattleya, Atlas, ...

Arthur Erwin Anderson

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Arthur E. Anderson, 94, a long-time Copper Country resident now of Bloomington, Indiana, died peacefully on November 25, 2020, at his daughter’s summer home in Jacobsville. He was born June 6, 1926 in Shelby, to Miriam (Dennis) Anderson and Erwin O. Anderson. Art was ...

Garth R. Jurgensen

RIPLEY — Garth R. Jurgensen, 51, of Ripley, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, November 29, 2020. at U.P. Health System-Marquette Hospital following a prolonged illness. The O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements which are still incomplete.

Evelyn A. Campioni

CALUMET — Evelyn A. “Evie” Campioni, 62, of Calumet, passed away at her home with her family by her side on Monday evening, November 30, 2020. The O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements which are still incomplete.

Arthur Erwin Anderson

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Arthur E. Anderson, 94, a long-time Copper Country resident now of Bloomington, Indiana, died peacefully on November 25, 2020, at his daughter’s summer home in Jacobsville. He was born June 6, 1926, in Shelby, Michigan, to Miriam (Dennis) Anderson and Erwin O. ...

Daniel Karl Scharf

GLADWIN — Daniel Karl Scharf, 76, of Gladwin passed away on Monday November 2, 2020, at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. Daniel was born on July 29, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan, to Philip and Jane (Barrows) Scharf. He grew up in the Detroit area graduating from Centerline High ...

Constance ‘Connie’ A. Lytikainen

L’ANSE — Constance A. “Connie” Lytikainen, 80, of L’Anse, passed away Friday, November 27, 2020, at UP Health System — Marquette. Connie was born in L’Anse, on December 10, 1939, the daughter of the late Fred and Bernice (Elmblad) Borgen. Connie graduated from L’Anse High ...

Rosemary Tomfohr Remington

MORRO BAY, Calif. – Rosemary Tomfohr Remington, 91, passed peacefully on August 31, 2020, at Garden House in Morro Bay, California. She is survived by her children, Susann, Clark, Laura, Margo and Lisa; grandchildren, William, Ian, Emily and Remy; and great grandchildren, Cattleya, Atlas, ...

William Robert McCoy

L’ANSE — William Robert McCoy, 79, of L’Anse, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 23, 1941, in Ishpeming, the son of Arthur and Sarah (Tapani) McCoy. Bill graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1959. He served in the U.S. ...