Mary Ellen St. Andre

L’ANSE — Mary Ellen St. Andre, 65, of L’Anse, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.

She was born June 4, 1955, in L’Anse, daughter of Roland and Kathleen (Denomme) Huhtala. Mary graduated from L’Anse High School in 1973 and received a bachelors degree from Northern Michigan University in 1977. She married Roger St. Andre, September 5, 1998, in L’Anse. She worked at Baraga County Memorial Hospital as a social worker from 1977-2000, then she worked for Northern Orthotics from 2000-15 when she retired.

Mary was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus church, Baraga County Snowmobile Club, and past President of UP Black Powder Association. She enjoyed bowling, doing cross stitch, shooting, and fishing.

Surviving are her husband, Roger St. Andre of L’Anse; four stepsons, Michael (Diane) Radyke of Godletsville, Kentucky, Scott (Michelle) St. Andre of Holly, Michigan, Dereck St. Andre of Detroit, Kevin St. Andre of Beaver Island; brother, Roland Huhtala Jr. of L’Anse; sisters, Barbara (Roger) Jahfetson of Baraga, Linda (Dale) Hutula of Watton; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be on Saturday, September 19, 2020, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Jacobson Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Fr. Corey Litzner officiating. Burial will be in the Herman Cemetery.

Friends may sign Mary’s guest book or send condolences at jacobsonfuneralhome.com.