Obituaries

Paula Jean Englund

LAKE LINDEN —­ Paula Jean Englund, 34, of Julian, California, formerly of Lake Linden, passed away unexpectedly on August 15, 2019. She was born on December 1, 1984, a daughter of Erick and Brenda (Schmitt) Englund. She graduated from Lake Linden-Hubbell High School and attended Northern ...

Daniel George Mihelich

OSHKOSH, Wis. — A time to remember and celebrate the life of Daniel George Mihelich, 75, a former resident of Calumet, who died on December 3, 2018, will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Calumet Township Park (large pavilion on the right), otherwise known as ...

Capt. Kenneth Arthur Gervais

BOOTJACK ­— Captain Kenneth Arthur Gervais - US Navy Retired; served with pride for 32 years in the United States Navy, was embraced by the arms of God in Bootjack, on August 14, 2019. Ken was born on May 26, 1943, in Lake Linden, the son of Arthur and Bernice (Perreault) Gervais. Ken ...

Clarice Gregorich

CALUMET — Clarice Gregorich was born January 14, 1933, at her home in Calumet. She passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Clarice graduated in 1950 from Calumet High and began working at the A&P as a cashier before receiving a scholarship to Central Michigan ...

Helen Marie Thomas

EVERETT, Wash — Helen Marie Thomas, 77, died on June 30, 2019. Born in Hancock, to Willima an Hilma Komula. Helen Attended Hancock High School and Michigan Technological University. She was a self employed professional tax preparer for forty years and an avid seamstress, loved to travel, ...

Mary Ann M. Paoli

STANWOOD, Mich. — Mary Ann M. Paoli, 94, of Stanwood, passed away peacefully into the hands of God on July 28, 2019, after a stroke. She was born in Houghton, on October 7, 1924, the loving daughter of the late Francis R. and Anna (Michetti) LePage. She attended Houghton High School and ...

David Edward Karinen

BALTIC — David Edward Karinen, 74, of Baltic, Mich., formerly of Houghton Lake, Mich. and Novi, Mich., died Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Lighthouse at Hancock Health and Rehabilitation after a lengthy illness. He was born on November 1, 1944, in Trimountain, to Samuel and Impi Karinen, the ...

Kenneth Gervais

BOOTJACK — Kenneth Gervais, 76, of Bootjack, passed away on August 14, 2019, at his home. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Delores Marie Narhi

HUBBELL — Delores Marie Narhi, 83, of Hubbell, passed away on August 12, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. She was born April 2, 1936, in Boston Location, a daughter of Toivo and Sophie (Kaurala) Kinnunen. She graduated from Hancock Central High in 1954. Delores worked ...

Delores Proulx ‘Gean’ Hendrickson

WAKEFIELD — Delores Proulx “Gean” Hendrickson, 95, passed away on July 12, 2019, of natural causes. Gean was born to Frances and Mary Dunn Proulx outside of Gagetown, Michigan, in a small French Irish farming community called Frenchtown. Gean had three siblings, Frank (Mary) Bill (Eva) ...

Sylvia Kathleen McMahon (Kemppainen)

ATLANTIC MINE — Sylvia Kathleen McMahon (Kemppainen), 82, peacefully died surrounded by loved ones. She was born on March 27, 1937 and died on August 9, 2019. Sylvia was born in Detroit, to Rudolph and Helen Kemppainen. She grew up in Atlantic Mine. Adored sister, Myrna Davis; and ...

Stanleyetta “Peg” Longenecker

HANCOCK — Stanleyetta "Peg" Longenecker, 93, a resident to Hancock, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced ...

Cheryl Brouillette

CALUMET — Cheryl Brouillette, 62, a resident of Calumet, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 12, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Helen (Peter) Kinnunen

ATLANTIC MINE — Helen (Peter) Kinnunen, 89, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born on May 20, 1930, in Liminga, a daughter of the late Jalmer and Hilda (Seppala/Luoma) Anderson. Helen was raised in Liminga and ...

Milton G. Anderson

HOUGHTON — Graveside services for Milton G. Anderson, 90, a resident of the Bluffs in Houghton, who passed away on July 17, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019, in the Elo Cemetery. To view Milt’s complete obituary, please visit memorialchapel.net. The Memorial ...

Delores Narhi

HUBBELL — Delores Narhi, 83, of Hubbell, passed away on August 12, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Delores Roulx ‘Gean’ Hendrickson

WAKEFIELD — Delores Proulx “Gean” Hendrickson, 95, passed away on July 12, 2019, of natural causes. Gean was born to Frances and Mary Dunn Proulx outside of Gagetown, Michigan, in a small French Irish farming community called Frenchtown. Gean had three siblings, Frank (Mary) Bill (Eva) ...

Helen Kinnunen

ATLANTIC MINE — Helen (Peter) Kinnunen, 89, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Monroe Sias

TAYLOR — Monroe Sias, 90, husband of Helen Sias (Salminen) past away on November 4th, 2018. The family would like to invite friends and family to a service at the Lake View Cemetery, Calumet on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11 A.M. Voran Funeral Home has been assisting the family with the ...

Monroe Sias

TAYLOR — Monroe Sias, 90, husband of Helen Sias (Salminen) past away on November 4th, 2018.  The family would like to invite friends and family to a service at the Lake View Cemetery, Calumet on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. Voran Funeral Home has been assisting the family with the ...