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Obituaries

Reuben J. “Becca” Anderson

BETSY - Reuben J. “Becca” Anderson, 84, a former resident of Betsy/Mohawk, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. He was born on August 26, 1932, in Gay, to John and Ellen (Lyytikainen) Anderson. He attended the Lake Linden ...

William Emery

William Emery, age 80 of Zeba, MI passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.

Mandy Sue Kela

DOLLAR BAY — Mandy Sue Kela, 29, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away unexpectedly in an automobile accident on Sunday, December 4, 2016. She was the daughter of Mark and Sue (Hirvela) Kela and a graduate of Dollar Bay High School. After having her daughter in March 2010, Mandy attended ...

John ‘Les’ Leslie Randell

GLADSTONE — John “Les” Leslie Randell passed away peacefully at home on November 26, 2016. Les was born February 2, 1932, in Laurium, the son of William and Helen (Kumlin) Randell. He graduated from Calumet High School and he received his B.S. aeronautical engineering degree from ...

Mandy Sue Kela

DOLLAR BAY — Mandy Sue Kela, 29, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away unexpectedly in an automobile accident on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. She was the daughter of Mark and Sue (Hirvela) Kela and a graduate of Dollar Bay High School. After having her daughter in March 2010, Mandy attended ...

Robert Q. Ricard

MENOMONEE FALLS —Robert Q. Ricard, born to life on August 20, 1943, in Houghton. Born to Eternal Life December 2, 2016. Preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly; his parents, Marion and Robert Ricard. Beloved husband of Judy (nee Ferch); dear father of Jessica (Andy) Gross, Robin and ...

Senu ‘Sally’ R. Phillippi

Senu "Sally" R. Phillippi, age 100, a former resident of Pelkie died December 6, 2016 at Bayside Village Nursing Home in L'Anse, Michigan. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home on L'Anse.

Dennis H. Royce

EAGLE HARBOR — Dennis H. Royce, 87, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

Robert L. Wahmhoff

BARAGA – Local tree farmer Robert L. Wahmhoff, 78, of Baraga, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016, at home following a lengthy illness. He was born on February 1, 1938, in Doster, a son of the late Carl J. and Mildred (Hessling) Wahmhoff. On November 29, 1958, he was united in ...

William Joseph Pelto, Jr.

MOHAWK – William Joseph Pelto, Jr., 53, of Mohawk, passed away at UP Health System-Marquette on December 2, 2016. He was born on September 14, 1963, a son to William Joseph Pelto Sr. and Jane J. Pelto. He will be missed by all. William (Bill) loved spending time with his family at their ...

Mandy Sue Kela

Mandy Sue Kela, age 29, a resident of Dollar Bay passed away in an automobile accident on Sunday December 4, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

Deborah A. (David) Swetich

BALTIC - Deborah A. (David) Swetich, 54, a resident of Baltic, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at home with all of her family by her side, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 22, 1962, in Hancock a daughter of the late Arthur and Marion ...

Della P. St. John

DETROIT - Della P. St. John, 96, passed away December 3, 2016. She was born in Copper City. She is the daughter of Lauris and Petra (Carlson) Strand. On September 12, 1941, she married Lawrence St. John in Detroit. Della enjoyed cross country skiing in the U.P. and going to the casino. ...

Doris L. Swetich

HOUGHTON - Doris L. Swetich 92, a resident of the Heritage Manor Apartments in Houghton and former Dodgeville resident, passed away on Sunday afternoon, December 4, 2016, at the Omega House in Houghton following a short illness. She was born on August 10, 1924, in Dodgeville, a daughter of ...

Judith A. Siirila

PAINESDALE - Judith A. Siirila ,76, of Painesdale, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2016, at the Omega House, where she had been a resident for two days. In her younger years, Judie loved playing baseball as a pitcher. After her kids were grown, Judie enjoyed many wonderful years touring ...

Kenneth N. Tervo

CHASSELL - Kenneth N. Tervo, 93, a resident of Snake River Hill, Chassell, passed away on Sunday morning, December 4, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, where he had been a resident patient for the past three years. He was born in Chassell on September, 7, 1923, a ...

Deacon Robert L. “Bob” Wahmhoff

Deacon Robert L. "Bob" Wahmhoff, age 78, of Baraga, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side. Funeral arrangements for Deacon Wahmhoff are incomplete and will be announced soon. Deacon Wahmhoff's obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to ...

Roy J. Bonen

Roy J. Bonen, age 96, of Hancock, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at Houghton County Medical Facility/Woodland Haven in Hancock. No services are scheduled and cremation will take place. The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse has been entrusted with the arrangements.

William Joseph Pelto Jr

William Joseph Pelto Jr, age 53, of Mohawk passed away at UP Health System Marquette on December 2, 2016. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

Deborah A. (David) Swetich

Deborah A. (David) Swetich, 54, a resident of Baltic, passed away peacefully Saturday December 3, 2016, at home with all of her family by her side, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. A complete obituary for Deborah will be released Tuesday. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe ...