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Obituaries

Bent John Pouttu

ELO — Bent John Pouttu, 79, of Elo, passed away on January 13, 2021, in Puerto Angel, Oaxaca Mexico, following a stroke. A 30-year resident of Elo, John wintered in Mexico since retiring as a carpenter. He was born April 22, 1941, in Highland Park, to Pentti Esa Pouttu and Hilda Narhi ...

Donald Johannes Hautala

NEWBERRY — Donald Johannes Hautala, 83, of Newberry, passed away Sunday morning, April 11, 2021, at the Gordon Family Home. Born on December 21, 1937, in Newberry, son of the late Eero and Jennie (Pohja) Hautala, Don was a 1956 graduate of Newberry High School, a 1958 graduate of Suomi ...

James ‘Jim’ Germain

LAKE LINDEN — James “Jim” Germain, 78, of Lake Linden, passed away while enjoying his daily walk on April 10, 2021. Jim was born on November 19, 1942, a son of Clarence and Mariette (Gagnon) Germain. He graduated from Lake Linden-Hubbell High School in 1960. Jim struggled as an ...

Kurt Kiviniemi

LAURIUM — Kurt Leon Kiviniemi, 63, of Laurium, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at UP Health System - Marquette. He was born November 14, 1957, in Calumet, a son of Robert and Marilyn (Rautio) Kiviniemi. He was a 1976 graduate of Calumet High School. Kurt was employed for several years as a ...

James Gherna

LAURIUM — James Gherna, 91, a resident of Laurium, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021, at the Omega House in Houghton. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Guenther Franz

TEMECULA, Calif. — Guenther Franz, Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed peacefully of natural causes on Thursday, January 28, 2021, in Temecula, California. Guenther was 98 years young. He is survived by his loving wife for over 67 years, Suse Franz; his daughter, Diane and ...