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Obituaries

Donald L. Laplander

CALUMET — Donald L. Laplander, 76, a resident of Calumet passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Marshfield Clinic. He was born on November 24, 1944, in Highland Park to Uno and Elsie (Linquist) Laplander. He attended the local schools. Following high school, Donald began working ...

Arlene (Huhta) Vuorinen

HOUGHTON — Arlene (Huhta) Vuorinen, 77, a resident of Houghton, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, following a courageous battle with leukemia. The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock is assisting the family with the arrangements which will be ...

Daniel Patrick Bennett

HOUGHTON — Daniel Patrick Bennett, devoted husband, and father of six, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at the age of 59. His decade-long battle with multiple cancers ended in a draw. Dan was born on October 25, 1961, in Goose Bay Labrador Air Force Base, Newfoundland, Canada to ...

Richard ‘Rick’ Strieter

LAKE LINDEN — Richard “Rick” Strieter, 77, of Lake Linden, passed away at his home on October 6, 2021, after a long illness. He was born on October 26, 1943, a son of Walter and Lucille (Kaupila) Strieter. He was a 1961 graduate of Dollar Bay High School. Rick joined the Navy ...

Judith Jarvela

DOLLAR BAY — Judith Jarvela, 92, a resident of Dollar Bay, and formerly of Calumet, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born on September 10, 1929, in Mohawk to Jacob and Elizabeth (Lampi) Lammi. She attended the local schools and ...

Eleanor J Hughes

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. — Eleanor J. Hughes, a longtime local resident, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, September 4, 2021, at her home in Indian Rocks Beach after a short illness. Eleanor was born August 8, 1928, in Baraga, to parents Waino Komula and Hannah Yoki ...