Howard Morton Wareham

TAMARACK CITY — Howard Morton Wareham, 80, resident of Tamarack City, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Asprirus Keweenaw Hospital, after a lengthy Illness, with family by his side.

He was born on November 30, 1940, a son of Morton and Lily (Pascoe) Wareham. He graduated from Dollar Bay-Tamarack City High School in 1958.

Howard served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He worked at the White Pine Copper Mine, and later, as a plumber/pipe-fitter, member of Union 414. He retired in 2001.

He was married to Shirley King on February 24, 1968.

He was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden. He had been a member of the Tamarack City Volunteer Fire Department. He loved watching sports, especially Detroit sports.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by: his wife-Shirley, 3 children-Glenn (Sherri) Wareham of Tomah, WI, Lisa (James) Cuffe of Tamarack City, Greg (Nan) Wareham of Howard, WI; 3 grandchildren-Joshua, Kayla, Alyssa; brothers and sister- Shirley “Sodie” (Paul) Outinen, Robert (Betty) Wareham, Donald (Diane “Sissy”) Wareham; his pet dog-Ebonee; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden with Father Joseph Boakye Yiadom to officiate. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Online condolences may be left at www.pearcefuneralhome.com.