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    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 & …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …