• Houghton

    Eleanor C. Sauvola

    Eleanor C. Sauvola June 10, 2019 HOUGHTON — Graveside services for Eleanor C. Sauvola, 79, who passed away on January 3, 2019, will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in the Chassell Cemetery. To View Eleanor’s full obituary or to leave condolences, please visit memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & …

  • Houghton

    Margaret Kestner Keating

    Margaret Kestner Keating June 8, 2019 HOUGHTON — The family of Margaret Kestner Keating invites friends and family to celebrate her life and bless her grave, on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the Lakeview Cemetery of Calumet. A luncheon will follow at Jay Keating’s Home, at 901 Lakeshore Circle in Houghton. To send …

  • Houghton

    Thomas C. Daly

    Thomas C. Daly June 8, 2019 CALUMET – Thomas C. Daly, 81, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his home. He was born on April 14, 1938, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Thomas L. and Dorothy I. (Allee) Daly. Tom was a very generous man. He was always there for anybody in their time of need. He would …

  • Houghton

    Mary M. Anderson

    Mary M. Anderson June 8, 2019 SHEBOYGAN — In honor and remembrance of our dear mother, Mary M. Anderson, nee Spellich, of Dollar Bay, the family is holding a graveside service at Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton, at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019, with a luncheon to be held directly following, at St. Francis Church …

  • Houghton

    William (Bill) Rosco Myers

    William (Bill) Rosco Myers June 8, 2019 DEARBORN HEIGHTS – William Rosco Myers (Bill), 91, entered heaven’s gates on June 5, 2019. Bill passed peacefully at his home in Dearborn Heights, surrounded by his wife and family. Bill was born on June 11, 1927, in Painesdale, to James and Hilda (Lindquist-Koskela) Myers. He lived in …

  • Houghton

    Holley M. Linn

    Holley M. Linn June 8, 2019 HANCOCK — Holley M. Linn, 84, of Hancock, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later from the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home in Hancock.

  • Houghton

    Gloria Jean Destrampe

    Gloria Jean Destrampe June 8, 2019 HANCOCK — Gloria Jean Destrampe, 76, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at The Lighthouse at Hancock. Arrangements are being handled through the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock and are still incomplete.

  • Houghton

    Donald Willis Mattila

    Donald Willis Mattila June 8, 2019 KEARSARGE — Donald Willis Mattila, 83, of Kearsarge, passed away at home, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born on March 2, 1936, in Laurium, to the late William and Allie (Koopika) Mattila. Willis worked for much of his life in the copper mines and enjoyed sharing his interest in the …

  • Houghton

    Shirley Ann (Komula) Rintala

    Shirley Ann (Komula) Rintala June 7, 2019 HOUGHTON — Shirley Ann (Komula) Rintala, 75, of the Houghton Canal area, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019, at the home of her daughter. She was born on June 20, 1943, in Hancock, and was the daughter of the late William and Hilma (Lindrus) Komula. Shirley attended Hancock Central High …

  • Houghton

    Thomas ‘Shakey’ Neher

    Thomas ‘Shakey’ Neher June 6, 2019 HANCOCK — Thomas “Shakey” Neher, 80, a well-known former business owner in Hancock, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the UP-Health Marquette Hospital, following a short illness. Tom was born on June 19, 1938, in Hancock, a son of the late Joseph and Genevie (Ryan) Neher. He was …

  • Houghton

    Reverend Dale J. Kemppainen

    Reverend Dale J. Kemppainen June 6, 2019 DURHAM, N.C. — Reverend Dale J. Kemppainen, 81, a resident of Durham, North Carolina, passed away on June 2, 2019. He was born on February 19, 1938, in Bruce Crossing, to the late John and Viola (Korri) Kemppainen. He grew up in Chassell, where he attended local schools. He graduated from …

  • Houghton

    Lillian E. “Effie” Messer

    Lillian E. “Effie” Messer June 6, 2019 BARAGA — Lillian E. “Effie” Messer, 73, of Baraga, MI passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at UP Health System, Portage in Hancock. Funeral services for Effie will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel in LáAnse, with Father Corey Litzner …

  • Houghton

    Elaine Louise Aro

    Elaine Louise Aro June 6, 2019 BALTIC — Elaine Louise Aro, 88, of Baltic, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, following a lengthy illness. Prior to entering the nursing home, she had been residing at Garden View Assisted Living in Calumet. She was born in …

  • Houghton

    Christopher Krans

    Christopher Krans June 6, 2019 MCDONOUGH, GA — Christopher Krans, 34, a resident of McDonough, Georgia, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Laurium, with Pastor Bryan …

  • Houghton

    Dr. Frank Chiles Praeger

    Dr. Frank Chiles Praeger June 6, 2019 HOUGHTON — Dr. Frank Chiles Praeger, 85, of Houghton, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the Omega House, after a lengthy battle against heart disease. He was buried in the Chassell Township Cemetery on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, attended by his wife, Dr. Betzabe Praeger and friends. Frank was …

  • Houghton

    Thomas “Shakey” Neher

    Thomas “Shakey” Neher June 5, 2019 HANCOCK — Thomas “Shakey” Neher, 80, a well-known former business owner in Hancock, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at the UP-Health Marquette Hospital, following a short illness. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements, which …

  • Houghton

    James ‘Jim’ R. Kneebone

    James ‘Jim’ R. Kneebone June 5, 2019 ATLANTIC MINE — James “Jim” R. Kneebone, 83, of Atlantic Mine, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, following a brief illness. He was born November 11, 1935, in Hancock, a son of the late Samuel and Dorothy (James) Kneebone, and …

  • Houghton

    Ardith Ada Cattelino

    Ardith Ada Cattelino June 5, 2019 HANCOCK — Ardith Ada Cattelino, 96, a resident of Franklin House, Portage Pointe in Hancock, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2019. She was born in Upson, Wisconsin, on June 16, 1922, daughter of Leopold August Miller and Emma Belle Kammerer. She attended elementary school in Upson and …

  • Houghton

    Dale K. Snell

    Dale K. Snell June 5, 2019 CHASSELL — Dale K. Snell, 66, a resident of Chassell, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, in Mosinee, Wisconsin, following a lengthy battle with cancer with his family by his side. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements, which will be …

  • Houghton

    James ‘Jim’ B. Lohmann

    James ‘Jim’ B. Lohmann June 4, 2019 COVINGTON — James “Jim” B. Lohmann, 65, of Covington, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at UP Health System-Marquette. He was born on August 9, 1953, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, a son of the late James and Mary (Wright) Lohmann. Jim was married to the former Linda Seidner. Jim started …

  • Houghton

    Mildred ‘Millie’ Lampinen

    Mildred ‘Millie’ Lampinen June 4, 2019 HANCOCK — Mildred “Millie” Lampinen, 98, formerly of Hancock and Arbor Green, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at PortagePointe in Hancock. She was born on September 24, 1920, in Onnela (Stanton Township) to the late Arthur and Hilma (Jampsa) Lampinen, and she attended the Onnela …

  • Houghton

    Ardith Cattelino

    Ardith Cattelino June 4, 2019 HANCOCK — Ardith Cattelino, 96, formerly of the Bluffs in Houghton, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Portage Pointe in Hancock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later, from the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock.

  • Houghton

    Russell P. Bezotte

    Russell P. Bezotte June 4, 2019 HANCOCK — Graveside services for Russell P. Bezotte, 71, of Arcadian Location, who passed away on March 13, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock, with military rites conducted by Copper Country Veteran’s Association. Arrangements are …

  • Houghton

    Patricia Anne DeVoe

    Patricia Anne DeVoe June 4, 2019 TAMARACK CITY — A time to remember Patricia Anne DeVoe, 68, who passed away in March of 2019, at her home in Tamarack City, will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock, with a memorial service to begin at 6 p.m. To view …

  • Houghton

    James “Jim” Kneebone

    James “Jim” Kneebone June 4, 2019 ATLANTIC MINE — James “Jim” Kneebone, 83, of Atlantic Mine, died on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. Arrangements will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

  • Houghton

    Robert Reilly

    Robert Reilly June 4, 2019 CALUMET — Robert Reilly, 47, passed away on May 30, 2019. Private services were held. The Ryan Funeral Home is serving the family.

  • Houghton

    Maria Rachel Sturos

    Maria Rachel Sturos June 4, 2019 LAURIUM — Maria Rachel Sturos, 81, of Laurium, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Maria was born on April 10, 1938, in L’Anse, to the late Aaron and Martha (Waara) Storm. She attended L’Anse Schools prior to moving to Detroit in 1954, and then graduated from Cody High …

  • Houghton

    Maria Sturos

    Maria Sturos June 3, 2019 Maria Sturos 81, a resident of Laurium passed away unexpectedly on Sunday June 2, 2019 Arrangements are tentatively set for a visitation Tuesday and funeral Wednesday at the first apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet. The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home will announce a complete …

  • Houghton

    Paul E. Coon, Sr.

    Paul E. Coon, Sr. May 31, 2019 HANCOCK — Paul E. Coon, Sr., 81, of Hancock, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. Paul was born on July 8, 1937, at the Hancock Canal area, to the late Charles E. and Ethel M. (Tucker) Coon. He was employed at Coon’s 66 Gas Station in Hancock, the Church of the …

  • Houghton

    Craig Allen Sutinen

    Craig Allen Sutinen June 1, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — Craig Allen Sutinen, 55, of Austin, Texas, and formerly of Calumet, passed away on May 28, 2019. He was born on September 18, 1963, to Gene and Loretta Sutinen. He was preceded in death by his father, Gene; a brother, Mark; and nephew, Uriah. He is survived by his mother, …

  • Houghton

    Elaine L. Aro

    Elaine L. Aro June 1, 2019 BALTIC — Elaine L. Aro, 88, of Baltic, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

  • Houghton

    Ruth M. Hauring

    Ruth M. Hauring May 31, 2019 HANCOCK — Ruth M. Hauring, 89, a former Arbor Green, Houghton, resident, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at The Lighthouse at Hancock. Funeral services will be held in July, and will be announced at a later time. Arrangements are being handed by the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home of Hancock, Antila …

  • Houghton

    Reino J. Tuominen

    Reino J. Tuominen May 30, 2019 SOUTH RANGE — Reino J. Tuominen, 90, a resident of South Range, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Mountain View Mortuary in South Range. Visitation will be one hour …

  • Houghton

    James G. Floyd

    James G. Floyd May 30, 2019 DODGEVILLE — James G. Floyd, 51, a resident of Dodgeville and Toivola, unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements, which are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.

  • Houghton

    Paul E. Coon

    Paul E. Coon May 30, 2019 HANCOCK — Paul E. Coon, Sr., 81, of Hancock, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later from the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock.

  • Houghton

    Thomas A. Manniko

    Thomas A. Manniko May 30, 2019 CALUMET — Thomas A. Manniko, 85, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019. He was born on January 1, 1934, in Calumet, to Albert and Katherine (McPhillips) Manniko. He attended the local schools. On June 10, 1961, he married Janet Johnson in Calumet. For the 52 years …

  • Houghton

    George M. Burich

    George M. Burich May 30, 2019 HANCOCK — George M. Burich, 94, a resident of Hancock, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Lighthouse at Hancock, following a lengthy illness.The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements, which are incomplete and will be announced at a …

  • Houghton

    Karl Presslein, Jr.

    Karl Presslein, Jr. May 30, 2019 L’ANSE — “Don’t get shook”, but Karl Presslein, Jr, 85, of L’Anse, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019, with family at his side at his daughter’s home in Stillwater, Minnesota, following a brave battle with cancer. Karl was born on July 21, 1933, to Karl, Sr. and Gertrude …

  • Houghton

    Alvin John Mattila

    Alvin John Mattila May 30, 2019 COUER D’ALENE, Idaho — Alvin John Mattila, 88, of Couer d’Alene, Idaho, died on January 31, 2017. Alvin was born on November 5, 1928, on the Mattila family farm in Toivola, the eighth of thirteen children born to Samuel and Laura Mattila. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, …