Obituaries

Elsie S. Kahila

HOUGHTON Elsie S. Kahila, 90, a former resident of Arbor Green in Houghton and Arnheim, passed away on Monday morning, October 3, 2016, at the Franklin House of Portage Pointe in Hancock, where she had been a resident for the past year.She was born on August 10, 1926, in Ewen, a daughter of ...

Mary Anne (McAdam) Elack

PHOENIX, Ariz. Mary Anne (McAdam) Elack passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, in Payson, Arizona, due to complications following a surgical procedure.Mary Anne was born in Ann Arbor on October 2, 1940. She graduated from Houghton High School and St. Joseph School of Nursing in ...

Norman J. Lindrus

ONTONAGON Norman J. Lindrus, 81, a resident of Ontonagon and prominent local businessman, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 3, 2016. Norman suffered from Parkinson's disease and was a resident at the Aspirus Long Term Care Facility in Ontonagon for the past 7 months.Norman was ...

Allen W. Larson

Allen W. Larson, 69, passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.Allen was born on March 3, 1947, to Wilbert R. Larson and Ida M. Anderson.He graduated from Ewen High School with the class of 1966 and attended Northern Michigan University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in ...

Stephen “Quil” Quilici

CALUMET Stephen "Quil" Quilici, 72, a lifelong resident of Calumet, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, where he has been a patient for one day.He was born in Laurium, a son of the late Joseph and Della (Cosso) Quilici. He was a ...

David Massoglia

David Massoglia, age 58, a resident of Calumet, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday October 4, 2016 at the Omega House in Houghton.Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Virginia S. Lindrus

ONTONAGON - Virginia S. (Norman) Lindrus, 80, a resident of Ontonagon, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at home.She was born on October 2, 1935, in Pelkie, the eldest daughter of the late Aale and Thelma (Haka) Maki. As a child, Virginia attended grade school in Mass ...

Terry L. Reid

GREEN - Terry L. Reid passed away at his home, Cranberry Corner, in Green on Saturday, September 24, 2016.He was born in Standardville, Utah, on August 12, 1945, to Clarence and Melba (Bean) Reid.Terry was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Phylis; brothers, Richard and Keith; and ...

Norman J. Lindrus

Norman J. Lindrus, 81, a resident of Ontonagon and a well known Ontonagon businessman, passed away Monday morning, October 3, 2016, at the Long Term Care Unit of Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital where he had been a resident for the past seven months.A funeral service for Norman is tentatively ...

Frances Rozich

MOHAWK - Frances Rozich, 100, a former resident of Mohawk, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Portage Pointe in Hancock.She was born on September 3, 1916, to John and Elizabeth (Grathoff) Schuler in the Central Mine Location.She attended the Mohawk School and graduated from ...

Linda A. Messer

Linda A. Messer, age 66, of Baraga, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L'Anse.No services are scheduled at this time. Interment will take place in the Baraga Cemetery.Linda's complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at ...

Keith David Karvonen

Keith David Karvonen, 61, a resident of Atlantic Mine, died September 17, 2016, as the result of a boating accident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Elsie S. Kahila

Elsie S. Kahila, 90, a former resident of the Arbor Green in Houghton and Arnheim, passed away Monday morning October 3, 2016, at the Franklin House of Portage Pointe in Hancock where she had been a resident for the past year.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Chassell is ...

Steven Quilici

Steven Quilici, 72, of Calumet, passed away on October 1, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility.Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Minetha “Midge” Ruohonen

OSKAR - Minetha "Midge" Ruohonen, 91, a former resident of Oskar and Arbor Green, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, September 27, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, where she had been a resident-patient since January.She was born on July 8, 1925, in Laurium, a ...

Joyce (Rader) Hart

GRAND RAPIDS - Joyce (Rader) Hart left this earth on Sunday, September 25, 2016, to begin her joyful eternal residence in heaven with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whom she trusted and served faithfully all her long life.She was born to John and Myrtle Rader in their family home on ...

Mathew ‘Matt’ Paul Kayser

HERSHEY, Penn. - Mathew P. Kayser, 23, of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016, in Hershey, Pennsylvania.He was born May 19, 1993 in Hancock, to Mark and Marie (Soumis) Kayser.Mathew graduated from Cloquet High School in 2011 and graduated from UMD with a B.S. degree in chemistry ...

William B. Larson

ISHPEMING William B. Larson, 79, of 415 South Camp Road in Ishpeming, and longtime Ishpeming businessman, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in the emergency room at UP Health System-Marquette.Bill was born on February 6, 1937, in Ironwood, the son of the late Hilding and ...

Elaine Faith Gasperich

SOUTH LION - Elaine Faith Gasperich, 85, passed away September 25, 2016.She is survived by her children, Larry (Mary) Gasperich and Debra (Dean) Weir; grandchildren, Joseph (Megan) Gasperich, Michael (Meagan) Weir, Emily (Chris) Maxson, Courtney (Matt) Weir-Elder and Elizabeth (Eric) Paupore; ...

Minetha ‘Midge’ Ruohonen

Minetha "Midge" Ruohonen, 91, a former resident of Oskar and Arbor Green passed away Tuesday afternoon September 27, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock where she had been a resident patient for the past three years. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral ...