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Obituaries

William Drott

William Drott of Aurora Colorado passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Funeral Services eill be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Newcomer Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. located at 901 S. Sheridan Blvd., Lakewood, Colorado, 80223.

Isabelle DeLisle

Isabelle DeLisle, 102, former resident of Lake Linden, passed away at Cherrywood Nursing Center in Sterling Heights, MI on February 11, 2017. The funeral will be at 11 am on Saturday, February 25, at the Peace Funeral Home in Lake Linden with Pastor Jayme Palaszeski to officiate. Lunch to ...

Judith “Judy” Rota

PHOENIX – Judith “Judy” Rota, 73, a resident of Phoenix, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Friday, February 10, 2017. After being diagnosed with cancer, three years ago, an angel was sent to help her with her courageous battle. Her friend, live-in ...

Sharon R. Powers

COPPER HARBOR – Sharon R. Powers, 81, of Copper Harbor, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Houghton Country Medical Care Facility, Hancock. She was born in Lockport, New York, on October 22, 1935, to the late George and Alma (St. Onge) Ramming. Sharon attended Medina High ...

Grace Trudell

PORTAGE POINTE – Grace Trudell, 91, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017, at the Franklin House in Portage Pointe. Grace was born to Adelord and Mary (Huot) Hamel on August 25, 1925, in Lake Linden. She attended Lake Linden High School graduating with the Class of 1944. She was ...

Judy Rota

Judy Rota, 73, a resident of Phoenix passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Friday, February 10, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Isabelle DeLisle

LAKE LINDEN – Isabelle DeLisle, 102, former resident of Lake Linden, passed away at Cherrywood Nursing Center in Sterling Heights, Mich. on February 11, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Leonard W. Pelto

Leonard W. Pelto, 96, are former resident of Tapiola, passed away Saturday February 11, 2017, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock where he had been a resident for the past year and a half. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock is assisting the family ...

Honey Ellen Ward Kaufmann McDonnell

KALAMAZOO - Honey Ellen Ward Kaufmann McDonnell, 94, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Hancock, the daughter of the late T.R. and Beatrice Ward. She was also preceded in passing by her husband, Herbert “Bud” McDonnell; a son, Bruce Kaufmann; and two ...

William John Drott

AURORA, Colo. - William John Drott, 60, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, in Aurora, Colorado. William “Bill” Drott was born on January 15, 1957, in Gay, to George Henry Drott and Margaret Mehner “Drott” Fowler and lived in Hubbell, until he joined the Navy ...

Norman Riedel

GREEN BAY, Wisc. - Norman Riedel, 72, of Green Bay, formerly of Calumet, died unexpectedly on Friday, February 3, 2017, in Texas, where he was spending the winter. On November 25, 1967, Norm married Mary Balcom in Calumet. The couple moved to Green Bay. In addition to his children and ...

Marvin R. Mattson

CALUMET - Marvin R. Mattson, 79, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Marvin was born in Franklin Township, a son of Robert and Sylvia Mattson. He served in the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1957. Marvin was married to Carol ...

Marvin R. Mattson

CALUMET – Marvin R. Mattson, 79, passed away at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

John “Jack” Dudley

LAURIUM – John “Jack” Dudley, 90, a resident of Laurium, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017, at his home. He was born on August 31, 1926, in Lake Linden, to John S. and Beatrice (Vine) Dudley. Jack attended Lake Linden High School, graduating with the Class of ...

Jane VanEvera

Jane VanEvera, 70, of Gwinn, died peacefully, Friday morning, February 3, 2017 at her home. The Canale–Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.

Delano “Dobie” Andreini

Delano “Dobie” Andreini, 83, of Baltic, died early Sunday morning, February 5, 2017, at UP Health System–Portage.  A memorial mass will be held in the month of  May.  A full obituary will be released at that time.  Arrangements are being handled by the Mountain View Mortuary of South ...

Marie E. Racine

LAKE LINDEN – Marie E. Racine, 97, of Lake Linden, passed away at her home, after a short illness, on January 31, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born on March 7, 1919, in Ahmeek. She graduated from Calumet High School with the Class of 1939. She was a homemaker first, raising ...

Gloria Waara Young

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Gloria Waara Young, 81, of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Farmington Hills, went peacefully to be with the Lord, with her daughters by her side on January 30, 2017. She was born on July 6, 1935, in Calumet County, to the late Edward and Mary ...

Doug Paul Laplander

Doug Paul Laplander, 63, a resident of Rustic Meadows Senior Citizen’s Apartments passed away unexpectedly at his apartment building on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marie E. Racine

LAKE LINDEN – Marie E. Racine, 97, of Lake Linden, passed away at her home, after a short illness, on January 31, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born on March 7, 1919, in Ahmeek. She graduated from Calumet High School with the Class of 1939. She was a homemaker first, raising ...