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    David ‘Dave’ J. Cayer

    David ‘Dave’ J. Cayer May 28, 2019 ESCANABA — David “Dave” J. Cayer, 78, Escanaba. passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, following a lengthy illness. A memorial service to celebrate Dave Cayer’s life will be held on Saturday, June 1, a Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 2401 N. Lincoln Rd., Escanaba. A gathering of friends …

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    Geraldine ‘Gerry’ Papas

    Geraldine ‘Gerry’ Papas May 28, 2019 GLADSTONE — Geraldine “Gerry” Papas, 97, of Gladstone, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Gerry was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Detroit, the only child of James and Lilley (Botterill) Sibley. She was united in marriage to Edward Papas on April 11, 1942, …

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    Mary L. Jacke

    Mary L. Jacke May 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, Ill. — Mary L. Jacke, 85, of Washington, Ill., died at 2:29 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria, Ill. Born on Feb. 14, 1934, in Escanaba to Manley and Elvira Besaw Rogers. She married Joseph A. Jacke on June 6, 1959, in Perkins, Mich. He …

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    Sharon May Sinclair-Wallner

    Sharon May Sinclair-Wallner May 25, 2019 WOODSIDE, Calif. — Sharon May Sinclair-Wallner, 77, died on April 24, 2019, while under hospice care with Mission House in Woodside, CA from a rare form an ocular cancer. Among survivors are her husband, Richard Wallner. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. (Central …

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    Dorothy I. Westerback

    Dorothy I. Westerback May 25, 2019 GLADSTONE — Dorothy I. Westerback, age 89, of 1212 Wisconsin Ave. in Gladstone, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at U.P. Health System – Marquette, surrounded by family. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. …

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    James ‘Jim’ L. Schram

    James ‘Jim’ L. Schram May 25, 2019 IRON RIVER, Mich. — James “Jim” L. Schram, 86, of Iron River, Mich., passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain, Mich. He was born on Oct. 29, 1932, in Gladstone, Mich., the son of the late John and Nadyne (Naylor) Schram. He …

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    Marilyn Ann Poupore

    Marilyn Ann Poupore May 25, 2019 SPALDING — Marilyn Ann Poupore, 70, of Spalding, passed away peacefully into eternal life at her home on May 23, 2019, with her family by her side. She fought a courageous short battle with pancreatic cancer. Among survivors is her husband, Michael. A complete obituary will be …

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    Patricia ‘Patsy’ A. Bray

    Patricia ‘Patsy’ A. Bray May 25, 2019 SPALDING — Patricia “Patsy” A. Bray, 86, of Spalding, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at a Hospice Center in De Pere, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full obituary will be forthcoming next week. The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Delta and Menominee counties are assisting …

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    Marilyn Poupore

    Marilyn Poupore May 24, 2019 SPALDING — Marilyn Poupore, 70, of Spalding, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 23, 2019, following a lengthy illness. Among survivors include her husband, Michael. Arrangements at this time are pending. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are …

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    Duane L. Buckland

    Duane L. Buckland May 24, 2019 ESCANABA — Duane L. Buckland, 68, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, May 27, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Duane will follow at …

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    Dorothy Westerback

    Dorothy Westerback May 24, 2019 GLADSTONE — Dorothy I. Westerback, 89, of 1212 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at U.P. Health System – Marquette, surrounded by family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and …

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    Deanna Dvorak-LaCroix

    Deanna Dvorak-LaCroix May 24, 2019 WATERFORD, Wis. — Deanna Dvorak-LaCroix, 49, passed away on May 6, 2019, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. She was born on Nov. 27, 1969, the daughter of Dean and Gail Dvorak. On June 29, 1996, she was united in marriage to Rodney LaCroix. Deanna was a supervisor of housekeeping …

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    Bonnie Jean Doutree

    Bonnie Jean Doutree May 23, 2019 GLADSTONE — Bonnie Jean Doutree, 61, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at her home. Her husband, Allen Doutree, is listed among surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Services are pending and will be announced by …

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    Robert Ihlenfeldt

    Robert Ihlenfeldt May 22, 2019 BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Bob Ihlenfeldt, 66, passed away May 9, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 23, 1952, to Vernon and Harriet Ihlenfeldt in Escanaba. After graduating from college with a degree in accounting, Bob was employed at Walker Mufflers in Wisconsin. A new job …

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    Janice Bittner

    Janice Bittner May 21, 2019 ESCANABA — Janice Bittner, daughter of Herman and Pearl (Marenger) Bittner, passed away on Sept. 25, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wells. Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Internment will follow at 1 p.m. in Gardens of …

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    Norman Wilbert Johnson

    Norman Wilbert Johnson May 21, 2019 GWINN, Mich. — Norman Wilbert Johnson passed away on April 24, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans at the age of 92. He was born on Jan. 8, 1927, in Ensign, Mich., to Elma and Andrew Johnson and had five siblings, Edna, Oscar, Axel, Gunner and George who preceded him in …

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    Robert A. Swisher

    Robert A. Swisher May 20, 2019 ESCANABA — Robert A. Swisher, 74, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at Christian Park Health Care 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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    Henry C. Chase

    Henry C. Chase May 20, 2019 ESCANABA — Henry C. Chase, 97, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Robert J. ‘Bud’ Peltier

    Robert J. ‘Bud’ Peltier May 18, 2019 WELLS — Robert J. “Bud” Peltier, 92, of Wells, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born July 15, 1926 in Bark River, son of Joseph and Ann (Couillard) Peltier. He attended school in Bark River. He joined the Navy at the age of …

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    Joan Carol Cook

    Joan Carol Cook May 17, 2019 GLADSTONE — Incredible, inspiring, and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt; caregiver; optimistic; wise; hard working; tireless; selfless; happy; unconventional; and generous — these are but a few of the words that describe Joan Carol Cook, who left us on Saturday, May …

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    Roy Theodore Gagne

    Roy Theodore Gagne May 17, 2019 DAGGETT — Roy Theodore Gagne, 70, of Daggett, passed away Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019, at the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full obituary will be forthcoming. The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Delta and Menominee …

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    Howard Poehlman

    Howard Poehlman May 16, 2019 CASSOPOLIS Mich. — Howard Poehlman, 102 of Cassopolis, Mich., formerly of Bark River, passed to his heavenly home on May 3, 2019. He was born on April 13, 1917, at home in Granger, Ind., to Otto Sr. and Marie (Wolfe) Poehlman. In his younger years he worked as a mason, then drove truck for …

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    Robert Octave Perron

    Robert Octave Perron May 15, 2019 ESCANABA — Robert Octave Perron, 92, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away in North Fort Myers, Fla. Visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday. A complete obituary …

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    Kenneth D. Lanaville

    Kenneth D. Lanaville May 15, 2019 BARK RIVER — Kenneth D. Lanaville, 76, of Bark River, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic in Vero Beach, Fla., on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Among survivors are his wife, Sharon. A memorial service is tentatively being arranged for June. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford …

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    Audrey Mildred King Roberts

    Audrey Mildred King Roberts May 15, 2019 ESCANABA — Audrey Mildred King Roberts, 94, of Escanaba, passed away Friday morning, May 10, 2019, at home surrounded by family. She was born on May 23, 1924 in Brisbane, Australia, the daughter of James Ehrke and Mary E. Powell. Audrey grew up in Australia and was employed with the Red Cross …

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    Maria Barbara Meneguzzo

    Maria Barbara Meneguzzo May 16, 2019 CLEARWATER, Fla. — Maria Barbara Meneguzzo, 84, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Marquette, Mich., passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, surrounded by her family. Maria was born on May 11, 1935, in Cologne, Germany, the daughter of the late Joseph and Barbara (Hausmann) Schmitt. She attended …

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    Harriet G. Nelson

    Harriet G. Nelson May 13, 2019 GLADSTONE — Harriet G. Nelson, 81, of 7015 County 426 Road, Gladstone, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wells. Funeral services celebrating the life of …

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    Jane Ellen Cook

    Jane Ellen Cook May 14, 2019 ESCANABA — On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Jane Ellen Cook passed from this world to the next at 89 years of age. Jane passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. Jane was born in Owosso, Mich., on May 19, 1929, and was the first child and only daughter of Harold and Gladys …

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    Joan C. Cook

    Joan C. Cook May 14, 2019 GLADSTONE — Joan C. Cook, 92, of 1204 Michigan Ave., Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, May 11, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Tuesday, May 21. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Anderson Funeral Homes are …

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    Audrey King Roberts

    Audrey King Roberts May 11, 2019 ESCANABA — Audrey King Roberts, age 94, of Escanaba, passed away Friday morning, May 10, 2019 at home surrounded by 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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    Paul ‘Grandpa Camo’ Gerard

    Paul ‘Grandpa Camo’ Gerard May 11, 2019 HOUGHTON — Paul “Grandpa Camo” Gerard, of Houghton and formerly of Gladstone, passed peacefully from life on earth to life eternal in Hancock Saturday, May 4, 2019. He was 72 years old. Paul Francis Gerard was born in Hancock Sept. 11, 1946, to Nick and Rachel Gerard of L’Anse where he grew …

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    Ricky Lee Laukkanen

    Ricky Lee Laukkanen May 11, 2019 SEATTLE, Wash. — Ricky Lee Laukkanen, 53, of Seattle, Wash., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 6, 2019 at his home in Seattle. He was born on July 4, 1965 in Marquette, Mich. to Sandra and Bill Laukkanen. Ricky grew up in Chatham, Mich. and graduated from Eben High School. He …

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    Robert Ellsworth Branam

    Robert Ellsworth Branam May 11, 2019 APPLETON, Wis. — Robert Ellsworth Branam, 88, of Appleton, Wis., passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Green Bay Health Services, Green Bay, Wis., with his son Robert Jr. by his side following a courageous battle with cancer. Robert (Bob) was born April 16, 1931, in Kingsford, Mich., the …

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    Marvin Raphael Pouliot

    Marvin Raphael Pouliot May 10, 2019 GLADSTONE — Marvin Raphael Pouliot, 96, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday morning, May 8, 2019, at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at …

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    Bradley C. Morrison

    Bradley C. Morrison May 10, 2019 ESCANABA — Bradley C. Morrison, 71, of Escanaba, passed away on April 24, 2019, at his home. No services will be held. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Morrison family.

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    Marvin R. Pouliot

    Marvin R. Pouliot May 9, 2019 GLADSTONE — Marvin R. Pouliot, 96, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday morning, May 8, 2019, at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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    Duaine N. La Palm

    Duaine N. La Palm May 9, 2019 TWO RIVERS Wis. — Duaine N. La Palm, 74, resident of Two Rivers, Wis, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, after multiple health issues, with family at his side. Duaine was born in Escanaba on May 27, 1944, to Norman and Lorraine (LaFave) La Palm. He attended Holy Name High School in Escanaba …

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    David C. Tebear

    David C. Tebear May 8, 2019 WILSON — David C. Tebear, 54, of Wilson, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Beacon Home at Saunders Point in Gladstone. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be directed to the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, MI 49829 to assist …

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    Verna Mae (Harrison) Anderson

    Verna Mae (Harrison) Anderson May 8, 2019 GLADSTONE — The sun parted the clouds May 2, 2019, just as Verna Mae (Harrison) Anderson, 70, of Gladstone passed away peacefully, at home, with her loving husband Lee and sister Marilyn at her side. Her courageous battle with Myasthenia Gravis and a virulent Melanoma behind her, the journey …