Obituaries

James ‘Jim’ B. Lohmann

COVINGTON — James “Jim” B. Lohmann, 65, of Covington, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at UP Health System-Marquette. He was born on August 9, 1953, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, a son of the late James and Mary (Wright) Lohmann. Jim was married to the former Linda Seidner. Jim started ...

Mildred ‘Millie’ Lampinen

HANCOCK — Mildred “Millie” Lampinen, 98, formerly of Hancock and Arbor Green, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at PortagePointe in Hancock. She was born on September 24, 1920, in Onnela (Stanton Township) to the late Arthur and Hilma (Jampsa) Lampinen, and she attended the Onnela ...

Russell P. Bezotte

HANCOCK — Graveside services for Russell P. Bezotte, 71, of Arcadian Location, who passed away on March 13, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock, with military rites conducted by Copper Country Veteran’s Association. Arrangements are ...

Ardith Cattelino

HANCOCK — Ardith Cattelino, 96, formerly of the Bluffs in Houghton, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Portage Pointe in Hancock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later, from the O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock.

Robert Reilly

CALUMET — Robert Reilly, 47, passed away on May 30, 2019. Private services were held. The Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

James “Jim” Kneebone

ATLANTIC MINE — James "Jim" Kneebone, 83, of Atlantic Mine, died on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. Arrangements will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Maria Sturos

Maria Sturos 81, a resident of Laurium passed away unexpectedly on Sunday June 2, 2019 Arrangements are tentatively set for a visitation Tuesday and funeral Wednesday at the first apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home will announce a complete ...

Arnold V. ‘Red’ Laitinen

RIPLEY – Arnold V. “Red” Laitinen, 94, a longtime resident of Ripley, passed away on Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the family lot in Section 13 of Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock, ...

James G. Floyd

HOUGHTON – James G. Floyd, 51, a resident of Toivola, passed away unexpectedly at his place of employment, Superior Block Co., on the morning of Wednesday, May 29, 2019. He was born in Ontonagon, on September 8, 1967, son of the late June and Jim Floyd. Jim’s early schooling took place in ...

Reino J. Tuominen

SOUTH RANGE – Reino J. Tuominen, 90, a resident of South Range, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. He was born February 8, 1929, in Adams Township, a son of the late Victor and Ida (Moilanen) Tuominen, and attended the Adams Township ...

Elaine L. Aro

BALTIC — Elaine L. Aro, 88, of Baltic, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Craig Allen Sutinen

AUSTIN, Texas — Craig Allen Sutinen, 55, of Austin, Texas, and formerly of Calumet, passed away on May 28, 2019. He was born on September 18, 1963, to Gene and Loretta Sutinen. He was preceded in death by his father, Gene; a brother, Mark; and nephew, Uriah. He is survived by his mother, ...

Arnold V. ‘Red’ Laitinen

RIPLEY — Arnold V. “Red” Laitinen, 94, a longtime resident of Ripley, passed away on Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the family lot in Section 13 of Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock, conducted ...

George M. Burich

HANCOCK — George M. Burich, 94, a resident of Hancock, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Lighthouse at Hancock following a lengthy illness. He was born April 24, 1925, in Dodgeville, the son of the late Frank and Pauline (Herlevich) Burich. He was raised in Dodgeville and attended ...

Joyce L. Leppanen

WINONA — Joyce L. Leppanen, 88, a former resident of Winona, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at the Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, where she had been a resident in the long-term care unit. She was born on September 20, 1930, in Greenland, the first-born child of the late Willard and Nellie ...

Paul E. Coon, Sr.

HANCOCK — Paul E. Coon, Sr., 81, of Hancock, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. Paul was born on July 8, 1937, at the Hancock Canal area, to the late Charles E. and Ethel M. (Tucker) Coon. He was employed at Coon’s 66 Gas Station in Hancock, the Church of the ...

Ruth M. Hauring

HANCOCK — Ruth M. Hauring, 89, a former Arbor Green, Houghton, resident, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at The Lighthouse at Hancock. Funeral services will be held in July, and will be announced at a later time. Arrangements are being handed by the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home of Hancock, Antila ...

Alvin John Mattila

COUER D’ALENE, Idaho — Alvin John Mattila, 88, of Couer d’Alene, Idaho, died on January 31, 2017. Alvin was born on November 5, 1928, on the Mattila family farm in Toivola, the eighth of thirteen children born to Samuel and Laura Mattila. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, ...

Karl Presslein, Jr.

L’ANSE — “Don’t get shook”, but Karl Presslein, Jr, 85, of L’Anse, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019, with family at his side at his daughter’s home in Stillwater, Minnesota, following a brave battle with cancer. Karl was born on July 21, 1933, to Karl, Sr. and Gertrude ...

Anthony Peter Landini

CALUMET — Anthony Peter Landini, 68, passed away in Bootjack, on March 5, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial for Anthony Peter Landini, is scheduled for Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul the Apostle Church, with Rev. Fr. Gracious Pulimoottil to officiate. Friends may call at ...