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Obituaries

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 ...

Chris Allen Anderson

Chris Allen Anderson, aka wood Bezhgiizhig Jacko Tahgaiwenene, 45, of Too-many-places-to-count, USA (and sometimes Canada), passed away last week at Saint Mary’s Glacier, CO. He was born in Lansing, MI on May 16th, 1971 to Gary and Rose Anderson. Wood graduated from Eaton Rapids High ...

Joshua Wade White

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Joshua Wade White, 19, of Corpus Christi, Texas, was called to the Lord on December 23, 2016. Joshua was born on March 29, 1997, in Dallas Texas to Christopher White and Silvia Gamez. He was a 2015 graduate from Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, and ...

Luke A. Haataja

ANCHORAGE, Alas. - Luke A. Haataja, 21, a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and former Liminga resident, passed away unexpectedly in Anchorage, Alaska. He was born on April 17, 1995, in Hancock, a son of Mark A. and Janie J. (Kiilunen) Haataja. He was raised in Liminga, attended the E.B. Holman ...

Roy T. Godell

Roy T. Godell, age 81, of Marquette and formerly of Covington and L'Anse, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at D J Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette with his family by his side. Roy's complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at ...

David J. Schneider

HOUGHTON – David J. Schneider, 50, of Houghton, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, December 27, 2016 at his home following an apparent heart attack. The O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements which are still incomplete.

Christopher Reilly

CALUMET - Christopher Reilly, 51, passed away at his home on December 22, 2016. He was born in Laurium, the son of Robert and Dorothy Reilly and attended local schools. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Reilly; sister, Shannon (Steve) Schreiber; and brothers, Michael Reilly, Timothy ...

Marjorie Ann (Moehrke) Lajimodiere

LAKE LINDEN - Marjorie Ann (Moehrke) Lajimodiere, 86, of Lake Linden, was called home to the Lord on Monday, December 26, 2016. Marjorie was born in Hubbell, on April 19, 1930, the oldest of three children to Christian and Margaret (Schneller) Moehrke. She attended grade school at the St. ...

Paul Maronen

MOHAWK - Paul Maronen, 90, of Mohawk, passed away on December 22, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Paul was born to George and Flora (Winquist) Maronen on December 27, 1925, in Mohawk. He attended local schools in Mohawk. He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church of ...

Luke A. Haataja

Luke A. Haataja, 21, a resident of Anchorage, AK and former Liminga resident, passed away unexpectedly in Anchorage, AK.      The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Wilfred E. “Bill” Archer

QUINCY HILL - Wilfred E. “Bill” Archer, 90, a resident of Quincy Hill, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at home. He was born January 30, 1926, to the late Glen E. and Genevieve (Servous) Archer and was raised in Muskegon. Wilfred dropped out of Muskegon High School to enlist ...

Paul Maronen

Paul Maronen, age 90, passed away at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility on December 22, 2016. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

Frank C. Jackovich

Frank C. Jackovich, 89, a resident of Dodgeville, passed away Thursday December 22, 2016, shortly after being admitted to UP Health Portage Hospital in Hancock. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Home of Houghton is assisting the family with the arrangements which will be ...

Christopher Reilly

CALUMET – Christopher Reilly 51, passed away on Thursday December 22nd.  Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Gerald J. Jalkanen

Gerald J. Jalkanen, 60, a resident of Houghton passed away unexpectedly Thursday December 22, 2016, at his home.      The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a later time.

Carol Lynn (Fraki) Bennetts

CALUMET - Carol Lynn (Fraki) Bennetts, passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, with family by her side, at the Omega House. She was a lifelong resident of Calumet and Laurium. Carol was born on June 19, 1940 to Martha and Ben Fraki in Laurium. She attended the Calumet schools and ...

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Perla

KINGSFORD - Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Perla, 54, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, unexpectedly at her home. She was born on July 31, 1962, in Hancock, a daughter of Donald and Elaine (Ylitalo) Juntunen. Betty attended Houghton High School and graduated with the class ...

Edna Margaret Van Wert

Edna Margaret Van Wert, age 90 of L'Anse, MI passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Bayside Village in L'Anse. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home in L'Anse.

Donald W. “Don” Janovsky

HOUGHTON - Donald W. “Don” Janovsky, 85, a resident of the Green Acres Road in Houghton, died Sunday, December 18, 2016, at UP Health System-Marquette. Don was born April 17, 1931, in Phillips, Wisconsin, a son of the late William and Esther (McMullen) Janovsky. During WWII, the family ...

John “Jack” Winquist

KEARSARGE - John “Jack” Winquist, 82, of Kearsarge, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. John was born to Edwin and Elizabeth (Mehner) Winquist on September 20, 1934, in Kearsarge. He attended Calumet High School, graduating with the class of 1953. ...