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    Betty E. Pettersen

    Betty E. Pettersen June 11, 2019 GLADSTONE — Betty E. Pettersen, 90, of Gladstone, passed away Monday morning, June 10, 2019, at Bishop Noa Assisted Living in Escanaba surrounded by her family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Arthur ‘Hans’ Schultz

    Arthur ‘Hans’ Schultz June 11, 2019 POWERS — Arthur “Hans” Schultz, 60, of Powers, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his home. He was born on Oct. 3, 1958, in Gary, Ind., to Lillian (Wencl) and the late Arthur Schultz. Hans enjoyed hunting, farming, watching football and spending time with his family, he especially …

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    Genevieve E. Smoot

    Genevieve E. Smoot June 11, 2019 GLADSTONE — Genevieve E. Smoot, 92, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 5 …

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    Arthur ‘Hans’ H. Schultz

    Arthur ‘Hans’ H. Schultz June 10, 2019 POWERS — Arthur “Hans” H. Schultz, 60, of Powers, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

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    Genevieve Smoot

    Genevieve Smoot June 10, 2019 GLADSTONE, Mich. — Genevieve Smoot, 92, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center. Services are pending and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Smoot family. …

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    Melissa ‘Mel’ A. Denzer

    Melissa ‘Mel’ A. Denzer June 8, 2019 VULCAN, Mich. — Melissa “Mel” A. Denzer, 33, of Vulcan, Mich., passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo ­Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding. — — —

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    Sandra L. Clark

    Sandra L. Clark June 8, 2019 MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. — Sandra L. Clark, 72, of Machesney Park, Ill., passed away peacefully, Thursday morning, June 6, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Escanaba, the daughter of Wallace and Kathryn (Boyle) Chroge. Sandra married the love of her life, L.J. …

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    James P. Chapekis

    James P. Chapekis June 7, 2019 ESCANABA — James P. Chapekis, 87, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Born March 12, 1932, in Escanaba, Mich., to Anthony and Alice (Petropoulos) Chapekis, the youngest of seven siblings and a lifelong resident of the U.P. You may have …

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    Charles E. ‘Chuck’ Walkner

    Charles E. ‘Chuck’ Walkner June 7, 2019 CORNELL — Charles E. “Chuck” Walkner, 76, of Cornell, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Among survivors is his wife, Iona. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 10, at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, from 4 to 7 p.m. …

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    Sheila Faye Holmes

    Sheila Faye Holmes June 6, 2019 CORNELL — Sheila Faye Holmes, 69, of 37451 County Road 426, Cornell (Arnold), passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at her home. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, June 15, at the Wells Township Hall in Arnold. Memorial services celebrating the life of Sheila will follow at …

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    Robert Ernest Gifford

    Robert Ernest Gifford June 6, 2019 STONINGTON — Robert Ernest Gifford, 92, of Stonington, passed from Earth to Heaven on Tuesday, June, 4, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. He was born in Hudson, Ohio, on Oct. 26, 1926, of parents Ellen Blanche (Gibson) Gifford and Herbert Frank Gifford, the third of four …

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    Robert E. Gifford

    Robert E. Gifford June 5, 2019 RAPID RIVER — Robert E. Gifford, 92, of Rapid River, Mich., passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    James Peter Chapekis

    James Peter Chapekis June 5, 2019 ESCANABA — James Peter Chapekis, 87, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Nancy Jean Dalgord

    Nancy Jean Dalgord June 5, 2019 FAYETTE — Nancy Jean Dalgord, 82, of Fayette, passed away June 1, 2019, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. The youngest daughter of William and Angeline (Rochefort) Robere, she was born on Nov. 26, 1936, in Manistique. She grew up in Fayette and attended school in Cooks. On Feb. 27, 1954, …

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    Sheila Holmes

    Sheila Holmes June 5, 2019 CORNELL — Sheila Holmes, 68, of 37451 Co. Road 426 in Cornell (Arnold,) passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019, at her home in Arnold. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Betty Ann Schultz

    Betty Ann Schultz June 4, 2019 ESCANABA — Betty Ann Schultz, 73, of 4763 18th. Road, Escanaba (Soo Hill), passed away Monday June 3, 2019, at her home in Soo Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Sherri Lyn Schultz

    Sherri Lyn Schultz June 4, 2019 GLADSTONE — Sherri Lyn Schultz, 72, of 7601 Co. 426 M.5 Road, Gladstone (Groos), passed away Saturday evening, June 1, 2019, at home surrounded by family. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the …

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    Thomas C. ‘Tom’ Perryman

    Thomas C. ‘Tom’ Perryman June 4, 2019 POWERS — Thomas C. “Tom” Perryman, 74, passed away peacefully to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital with his family at his side. He was born on June 5, 1944, to Charles and Emma (Girard) Perryman in Escanaba. Tom attended school in Escanaba before …

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    Sherri Schultz

    Sherri Schultz June 3, 2019 GLADSTONE — Sherri Schultz, of 7601 Co. 426 M.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at her home in Gladstone surrounded by her loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Bonnie Ann Petrovich

    Bonnie Ann Petrovich June 3, 2019 GLADSTONE — Bonnie Ann Petrovich, 63, of Gladstone, passed away early Saturday morning, June 1, 2019, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. Among survivors are her son, Chuck (Jennie) Gylock of Escanaba. In keeping with Bonnie’s wishes, no services will be held. A …

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    Lydia E. Wheaton

    Lydia E. Wheaton June 1, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Lydia E. Wheaton, age 71, of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Anderson Funeral Home in …

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    Robert C. ‘Bob’ Anderson

    Robert C. ‘Bob’ Anderson May 31, 2019 ELKHORN, Wis. — Robert C. “Bob” Anderson, formerly of Escanaba and East Troy, Wis., passed peacefully on May 29, 2019, in Elkhorn, Wis. Bob was born on June 4, 1927, in Escanaba to Carl and Leona (Kluba) Anderson. He married Elizabeth “Betty” Anderson (nee Giffin) on June 26, 1954, …

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    Darlene ‘Pinky’ Otradovec

    Darlene ‘Pinky’ Otradovec June 1, 2019 WILSON — Darlene “Pinky” Otradovec, 78, of Wilson, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 29, 2019 at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Pinky was born on July 7, 1940 in Escanaba, daughter of Wilbert and Alda (Juneau) Nault. She was christened as Darlene, but three little …

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    Robert Clifton Russell

    Robert Clifton Russell June 1, 2019 ESCANABA — Robert Clifton Russell 1933 – 2019 Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, the Master called him home, and he joined his lovely wife Gloria Winifred in heaven. A memorial service for Bob will be June 7 from 3 – 6 p.m., at Agape Ministries, 1420 Sheridan Rd., Escanaba, with a service to …

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    Quentin L. Shawano

    Quentin L. Shawano May 31, 2019 WILSON — Quentin L. Shawano, 65, of Wilson, passed away Thursday morning, May 30, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Arrangements are tentatively being scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

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    Peter ‘Pete’ Nadeau

    Peter ‘Pete’ Nadeau May 31, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, La. — Peter “Pete” Nadeau, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 at his home in Springfield, La., at the age of 70. He was born on Oct. 18, 1946. He was a member of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. He served in the U.S. Army and was a native of Nahma, Mich. His …

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    Quentin L. ‘Shawnigabowen’ Shawano

    Quentin L. ‘Shawnigabowen’ Shawano June 1, 2019 WILSON — Quentin L. “Shawnigabowen” Shawano, (a.k.a. “Cochise,” “Windwalker,” “Indian Uncle,” “Uncle Manybraids” and so many other nicknames), 65, of Wilson, passed away on Thursday morning, May 30, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He was born on Sept. 3, 1953 in …

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    Donald Carlton Harrison

    Donald Carlton Harrison May 30, 2019 NICEVILLE Fla. — Don passed away peacefully in his sleep with his loving wife Ruth, of 63 years, by his side, Don was born July 2 1936, to Earl and Mary (Hinkle) Harrison. He was raised in Escanaba and attended Escanaba public schools. He made the Air Force his career for 23 years of active …

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    Anna Marie (Sundling) Sprunger

    Anna Marie (Sundling) Sprunger May 30, 2019 COOKS Mich. — Anna Marie (Sundling) Sprunger, 59, of Cooks, Mich. died due to heart complications on May 26, 2019. She was born in Escanaba on Jan. 23, 1960, the daughter of Harry E. and Carolyn M. (Lake) Sundling of Isabella. She attended Big Bay de Noc schools and went on to obtain her …

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    Peter J. Kutches

    Peter J. Kutches May 30, 2019 NORTON SHORES Mich. — Mr. Peter John Kutches, 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Peter was the 10th child of 13, first generation born in Escanaba, on Feb. 3, 1934, to John and Dorothy (Karabon) Kutches, immigrants from Croatia. He was a very private and …

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    Michael L. Creten

    Michael L. Creten May 29, 2019 GLADSTONE, Mich. — Michael L. Creten, 90, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Monday, May 27, 2019, at the Bishop Noa Home. Mike was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Gladstone, Mich., the son of Paul and Lenore (VanDonsel) Creten. He graduated from Gladstone high school in 1947. …

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    Roberta (Newsy) Frances Swanson

    Roberta (Newsy) Frances Swanson May 29, 2019 MANISTIQUE — Roberta (Newsy) Frances Swanson, 83, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. She was born Roberta Frances LaFoille on July 23, 1935, in Escanaba, Mich., the oldest daughter of Harry and Ruth LaFoille. She attended St. Francis de Sales School …

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    Edward Carl Brockman Sr.

    Edward Carl Brockman Sr. May 29, 2019 MARQUETTE — Edward Carl Brockman Sr., “Ed” to his friends, Dad to his children, Grandpa to his grandchildren and Umpa to Emi and Atlas, left us to be with Mary on May 26, 2019 at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette, Mich., at the age of 90. Ed was born on the family farm in …

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    Darrell Darwin Rajala

    Darrell Darwin Rajala May 29, 2019 GLADSTONE — Darrell Darwin Rajala, 82, of Gladstone, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Trillium House in Marquette. He was born on July 4, 1936, in Negaunee, Mich., the son of Sylvester and Laina (Pellinen) Rajala. Darrell attended school in Rock until 1950. His family then …

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    Edward C. Brockman

    Edward C. Brockman May 28, 2019 MARQUETTE — Edward C. Brockman, 90, passed away on Sunday morning, May 26, 2019 at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Arrangements at this time are pending. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Stebbins family.

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    John Michael Lyle

    John Michael Lyle May 28, 2019 GLADSTONE, Mich. — John Michael Lyle, 72, passed away early Monday morning, May 27, 2019, at the Iron Mountain VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. His wife Gloria is listed among the surviving family. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral …

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    Thomas C. Perryman

    Thomas C. Perryman May 28, 2019 POWERS — Thomas C. Perryman, 74, of Powers, passed away early Sunday morning, May 26, 2019, at OSF St Francis Hospital. Arrangements at this time are pending. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Stebbins family.

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    Bernard Stebbins

    Bernard Stebbins May 28, 2019 L’ANSE — Bernard Stebbins, 73, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Bayside Village in L’Anse, Mich. Arrangements at this time are pending. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Stebbins family.

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    John Joseph Clairmont

    John Joseph Clairmont May 27, 2019 NORTHLAND, Mich. — John Joseph Clairmont, age 79, of Northland, Mich., passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at U.P Health System – Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.