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Obituaries

Dr. Calvin North Waisanen

Dr. Calvin North Waisanen DDS, age 72 of Houghton, MI passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home in L'Anse, MI.

Chris Anthony Hiltunen

WATERFORD - Surrounded by family and friends, Chris Anthony Hiltunen, 53, died on Monday, December 26, 2016, following a massive heart attack. Chris was born in Hancock to Barbara (Romano) and Halo (Clyde) Hiltunen on December 23, 1963. The family moved to Southfield in 1965.  Chris ...

Larry Joseph Rheault

BOOTJACK - Larry Joseph Rheault, 69, of Bootjack, passed away at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium, on January 3, 2017, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born April 21, 1947, a son of Oliver and Marie (Gagnon) Rheault. He attended grade school at Saint Joseph Catholic School and ...

V. Roger Little

CALUMET - V. Roger Little, 79, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017, at UP Health System-Marquette. He was born on March 27, 1937, in Logan, Ohio, to Eugene and Hazel (Brown) Little. Roger attended Almont High School and graduated with the Class of 1955. Following ...

Paula Jean Rantanen

Paula Jean Rantanen, age 56 of Baraga passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at UP Health System Marquette.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home in L'Anse.

James E. Shilling

HANCOCK – SGM James E. Shilling USA (RET) passed away peacefully at his home on December 31, 2016, following a prolonged illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home of Hancock, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Kenneth Steiner

HOUGHTON - Kenneth Steiner, 66, a resident of Houghton, passed away Sunday morning, January 1, 2017, at the UP Health Systems-Marquette Hospital where he had been a patient for the past four days. Ken was born on November 3, 1950, in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Carl and Lois ...

Christine Helen Kramer

TRAPROCK VALLEY - Christine Helen Kramer, 68, of Traprock Valley, passed away on January 1, 2017, at The Lighthouse of Hancock. She was born on May 20, 1948, a daughter of William Henry “Hank” and Tyyne (Wiitaniemi) Holman. She graduated from Lake Linden-Hubbell High School in 1966 and ...

Eunice (Huuki) Guy

Eunice (Huuki) Guy, age 96, passed away on December 30, 2016 at Portage Pointe. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

Larry Rheault

BOOTJACK – Larry Rheault, 69, of Bootjack, passed away at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital, on January 3, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden.

Bonnie “George” Este

Bonnie "George" Este, 73, a resident of Hancock and former Dollar Bay resident passed away Tuesday evening January 3, 2017, at her home following a lengthy illness. A private memorial service for Bonnie will be held at a later time. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of ...

David James Schneider

HOUGHTON — David James Schneider, 50, of Houghton, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, December 27, 2016, at his home following an apparent heart attack. He was born on July 20, 1966, in Owosso, to Audrey Johnson Schneider and the late James Robert Schneider. He attended the ...

Lido J. Paoli

SOUTH RANGE — Lido J. Paoli, 85, of South Range and former long-time White Pine resident, died on January 2, 2017, at the Omega House following a brief illness. He was born June 24, 1931, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Hancock, a son of the late Giulio and Tisbe (Petroni) Paoli and was a 1949 ...

Matthew J. Marshall

DICKINSON, N.D. — Matthew J. Marshall, 20, a resident of Dickinson, North Dakota and Chassell, joined his Lord, grandfathers, Donald J. Salo and Harry T. Marshall Sr., along with Uncle Harry T. Marshall Jr., on the big hunt. He is watched over by his aunts, Michelle (Salo) Haddad and Aimmee ...

Christine Helen Kramer

TRAPROCK VALLEY — Christine Helen Kramer, 68, of Traprock Valley, passed away on January 1, 2017, at The Lighthouse of Hancock. She was born on May 20, 1948, a daughter of William Henry “Hank” and Tyyne (Wiitaniemi) Holman. She graduated from Lake Linden-Hubbell High School in 1966 ...

Kenneth Steiner

Kenneth Steiner, 66, a resident of Houghton passed away Sunday morning January 1, 2017, at the UP Health - Marquette Hospital where he had been a patient for the past four days.      The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Houghton are assisting the family with the ...

V. Roger Little

V. Roger Little, 79, a resident of Calumet passed away on Monday January 2, 2017 at UP Health System-Marquette. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Barbara Jeanne Bryan (Morin)

Barbara Jeanne Bryan (Morin), 54, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Iron County Medical Care Facility. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.

Beverly Jane Cavnaugh

Beverly Jane Cavnaugh, 89, of L'Anse, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Bayside Village in L'Anse. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.

Ruth Fields

Funeral services for Ruth Fields who died December 22, 2016, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Mission United Lutheran Church in Pelkie.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.  Arrangements are being handled by the Mountain View Mortuary ...