Leon “Ukie” Eitrem of Sugar Island, Mich. passed away unexpectedly at home on July 26, 2015. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. on September 11, 1943 to Oden and Marguerite (Mastaw) Eitrem. Leon’s wish was to live and die on Sugar Island was fulfilled. He served two tours in Viet Nam and was a Disabled American Veteran. He had a zest for life and many knew his contagious laugh and his love for people.