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    Irvin ‘Max’ Baer

    Irvin ‘Max’ Baer June 10, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Irvin “Max” Baer, 71, of 1735 Southwood Dr., Ishpeming, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in the Emergency Room at UP Health System Bell in Ishpeming. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday, June 14th at Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home. Funeral …

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    Karen Louise Roy

    Karen Louise Roy June 10, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Karen Louise Roy, 69, of Marquette, died Saturday evening, June 8, 2019 at her home following an illness. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 10 to 11 am in the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 am in the funeral home with …

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    Mabel Lee Pellinen & Dennis Fredrick Pellinen

    Mabel Lee Pellinen & Dennis Fredrick Pellinen June 10, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Mabel Lee Pellinen of Ishpeming, Michigan, went to be with her Lord on December 1, 2018. Her beloved Son, Dennis Pellinen, also of Ishpeming, went to be with his Lord on January 9, 2019. Those family and friends wishing to pay final respects to Mabel and Dennis, are invited …

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    Richard M. Paquette Sr.

    Richard M. Paquette Sr. June 10, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Richard M. Paquette, Sr., 85, of Marquette, died peacefully Saturday morning, June 8, 2019 at his home, surrounded by family and under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home.

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    John Edward Andrews

    John Edward Andrews June 10, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – John Edward Andrews, age 80, of Marquette, died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at UP Health System – Marquette. Born on March 6, 1939, John spent all but his earliest years in Marquette. He graduated from John D. Pierce High School and retired from Bunny Bread after working there all …

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    Thomasine ‘Tommie’ Lindeman

    Thomasine ‘Tommie’ Lindeman June 9, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – A Mass of Christian Burial for Thomasine “Tommie” Lindeman, 91, of Marquette, who died on December 29, 2018, will be celebrated on Thursday, June 13th at 11 a.m. in St. Peter Cathedral with the Rev. Msgr. Michael Steber officiating. The family will greet relatives and …

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    Mabel Lee Pellinen and Dennis Fredrick

    Mabel Lee Pellinen and Dennis Fredrick June 9, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Mabel Lee Pellinen of Ishpeming, Michigan, went to be with her Lord on December 1, 2018. Her beloved Son, Dennis Pellinen, also of Ishpeming, went to be with his Lord on January 9, 2019. Those family and friends wishing to pay final respects to Mabel and Dennis, are invited to a …

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    Norman Howe

    Norman Howe June 9, 2019 IRON MOUNTAIN – Burial for Norman Howe will be on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 11:30. Place of burial will be the Negaunee Cemetery. Father Larry Van Damme will be the priest doing the prayers. Norman Howe died on Nov 15, 2018.

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    Judy Richer

    Judy Richer June 9, 2019 NEGAUNEE – Judy Kay Richer, 73, of Oak St., Negaunee, passed away peacefuly Friday afternoon, June 7, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility with her loving family at her side. Arrangements will be announced by the Koskey Funeral Home.

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    Carol L. Kuliu Tuimala

    Carol L. Kuliu Tuimala June 9, 2019 MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI – Graveside committal services for Carol L. Tuimala will be held at the Park Cemetery on Friday, June 14 at 2:00 pm. Mrs. Tuimala, age 81, passed away January 12, 2019. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family, where condolences …

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    Edward L. Davis

    Edward L. Davis June 9, 2019 MUSKEGON, MI – Edward Lee Davis, age 71, entered eternal life after a long courageous battle with colon cancer Friday, May 31, 2019. He was born April 15, 1948 in Marquette, MI to Robert and Sylvia “Eleanor” Davis. Ed graduated from Marquette Senior High School in 1966. On February …

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    Patricia Patsy Peters

    Patricia Patsy Peters June 7, 2019 SANDS TOWNSHIP, MI – Patricia Patsy Peters, age 71, of Sands Township, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at home, in the loving, comforting care of her family and caregivers of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the …

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    Shirley A. (Westover) Mitchell

    Shirley A. (Westover) Mitchell June 7, 2019 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Shirley A. (Westover) Mitchell, age 84, passed away June 3, 2019, at Penrose Hospital’s Hospice Unit in Colorado Springs, CO. Born January 1, 1935, in Saginaw, MI, to Elsie G. (Carp) Westover Samuelson and Harry J. Westover, she was raised in Little Lake, MI and …

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    Daniel Dean McLaughlin

    Daniel Dean McLaughlin June 7, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Daniel Dean McLaughlin, age 48, of South Marquette, entered eternal life Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Born October 24, 1970, in Marquette, a son of Gerald Patrick and Linda (LaRue) McLaughlin, Dan was a proud lifelong South Marquette resident. He graduated from Marquette Senior …

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    Senia Rowe

    Senia Rowe June 5, 2019 TRAVERSE, CITY, MI – Senia Rowe, 91, of Traverse City passed away May 29, 2019, at Brigadoon Cottage at Boardman Lake Glens. Senia was born on March 10, 1928 in Demmon, near Calumet in the Upper Peninsula. Senia’s parents, Henry Kinnunen and Anna (Hiltunen) moved to the United States from …

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    Judith A. Harsila

    Judith A. Harsila June 6, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Judith A. Harsila, age 72, longtime Ishpeming area resident, passed away Thursday November 29, 2018 at her home. A celebration of Judy’s life will take place on Saturday June 8, 2019 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming. A luncheon will be held from 12:00 noon until …

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    Kitty Fisher

    Kitty Fisher June 5, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Kitty Fisher, age 71 of Marquette, died suddenly on Monday, June 3, at her Marquette home on the quarry in the loving care of her husband, Robert M. (Bob) Fisher. She was born on May 12th, in Bessemer, Michigan to the late Catherine (Pudge) and Reuben Johnson. After …

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    William Edward Whiskin

    William Edward Whiskin June 5, 2019 MCMILLAN, MI – Longtime McMillan resident, William Edward Whiskin, 75, died Monday morning June 3, 2019 at Maple Ridge AFC Home in Lakefield Township. Friends may call at the Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry on Friday June 7, 2019 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Funeral services celebrating …

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    Ronald K. ‘Nestor’ Norkoli

    Ronald K. ‘Nestor’ Norkoli June 5, 2019 CHAMPION, MI – Ronald K. “Nestor” Norkoli, age 79, longtime Humboldt area resident, passed away on Monday June 3, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family and nursing home staff. Nestor was born at his family home in Humboldt on May 21, …

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    Raynor McCoy ‘Ray’ Reynolds

    Raynor McCoy ‘Ray’ Reynolds June 5, 2019 MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI – Raynor McCoy “Ray” Reynolds, age 67, of Marquette Township, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at UP Health System – Marquette. Arrangements will be announced at a later date. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family, where …

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    Charles Allen Jordan

    Charles Allen Jordan June 5, 2019 SKANDIA TOWNSHIP, MI – Charles Allen Jordan, age 66, of Skandia Township, passed away Monday morning, June 3, 2019, at UP Health System – Marquette. No public services will be held. Memorials may be directed to Patricia Jordan, 55 E. Riling, Lot 40, Gwinn, MI 49841. Fassbender Swanson …

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    Daniel Lawrence Girard

    Daniel Lawrence Girard June 6, 2019 ST. CLOUD, FL – Daniel Lawrence Girard of Little Lake, MI. Born 1/11/1939 died 6/2/2019. Died at home in peace. Born to Lawrence and Lucille Girard in Little Lake, MI. Survived by his children; Allison, Jordan, Sarah, Logan, and Jacob & their mother Michelle. From a previous marriage, …

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    Jeffrey Bess

    Jeffrey Bess June 6, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Jeffrey “Jeff” Bess, 54, of 548 Mather Ave. Ishpeming, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 at his home of an apparent heart attack. Jeffrey was born in Ishpeming on April 16, 1965 son of Barbara (Eade) and the late Gardner Bess, Jr. He was a graduate of the Ishpeming High …

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    Ronald ‘Nestor’ Norkoli

    Ronald ‘Nestor’ Norkoli June 4, 2019 CHAMPION, MI – Ronald “Nestor” Norkoli, age 79, longtime Champion area resident, passed away on Monday June 3, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of his family, and nursing home staff. The Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home is assisting the family and …

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    Timothy Frank Mozader

    Timothy Frank Mozader June 4, 2019 MUNISING, MI – Timothy Frank Mozader, age 58, entered into eternity at his home on May 30, 2019. He was born on June 26, 1960 in Flint, Michigan, but his parents moved their family back to Munising in 1966. Tim graduated from Mather High School in 1979. He lived in Oregon for a few years, …

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    Irene Harry

    Irene Harry June 4, 2019 VENICE, FL – Irene Harry, formerly of Marquette, Michigan died peacefully at her home in Venice, Florida on May 27, 2019. Irene lived life with a flair. Her greatest joy was sharing adventures and traveling with her husband, Gale, the past 65 years of their marriage. Irene’s passions …

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    Annie (Ann) F. Larsen

    Annie (Ann) F. Larsen June 1, 2019 CHEBOYGAN, MI – Annie (Ann) F. Larsen, age 95, from Cheboygan, Michigan and Zephyrhills, Florida passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, at Mill Creek Assisted Living surrounded by her loving family and under the care of the compassionate staff from Mill Creek and the U.P. Home Health and …

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    Steven Vidlund

    Steven Vidlund June 1, 2019 GWINN, MI – Steven Charles Vidlund, 62, of State Highway M-35, Gwinn, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at UP Health System Marquette. Steven was born November 23, 1956, in Marquette, to Arthur Vidlund and Theresa (Honka) Krook and graduated from Negaunee High School, Class of 1974. He …

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    Arlene Y. Ylinen

    Arlene Y. Ylinen June 1, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Graveside services for Arlene Ylinen will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 1 pm in the Chatham Cemetery with Rev. Virginia Mannisto officiating. Following the burial there will be a gathering at the Village Pub in Chatham. Arlene Yvonne Ylinen, 82, of Ishpeming, died …

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    John Victor Hill

    John Victor Hill June 1, 2019 SIDNAW, MI – John Victor Hill, 67, Sidnaw, passed away unexpectedly, May 15, 2019. Born on March 17, 1952, he is the son of Wiliam R. Hill and Alice Pulkas. More than anything, John loved to be out in Sidnaw always working on improving camp and offroading with his dog, Mariah. He was outgoing …

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    John H. Summers

    John H. Summers June 1, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Graveside committal services, with veterans honors, for John H. Summers, will be held Friday, June 7, at the Haglund Cemetery in Skandia at 2:00 pm. Mr. Summers, age 69, of Marquette entered eternal life December 1, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the …

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    Betty Lou Havnen

    Betty Lou Havnen June 1, 2019 GWINN, MI – A graveside service for Betty Lou Havnen will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 1 pm in the Gwinn Cemetery with Rev. Ron Westman officiating. Betty died January 4, 2019 at her daughter’s home while under the care of UP Home Health & Hospice at the age of 78. The …

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    Wendy C. Hamilton-Grady

    Wendy C. Hamilton-Grady May 31, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Wendy C. Hamilton-Grady, age 53, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, May 27, 2019, at her home. Born July 10, 1965, in Phoenix, Arizona, a daughter of Marion Lee and Sally Lou (Morin) Hamilton, Wendy was raised in Marquette. Known for her smart wit and spontaneous …

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    Andrew Ronald Barkovich

    Andrew Ronald Barkovich May 31, 2019 DEERTON, MI – Andrew Ronald Barkovich, age 79, of Deerton, entered eternal life Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Trillium Hospice House in Marquette. Born May 14, 1940, in Detroit, a son of Frank and Eva (Samardjic) Barkovich, Andy was raised in Detroit, and graduated from Pershing High School in …

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    Raymond Paul Mannila

    Raymond Paul Mannila May 31, 2019 AMERICUS, GA – Mr. Raymond Paul Mannila age 53, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Rylander Theater. Rev. Wendy Peacock will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. …

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    Jennie J. Usimaki

    Jennie J. Usimaki May 31, 2019 MUNISING, MI – Jennie J. Usimaki, age 100, of Munising, died Wednesday evening, May 29, 2019 at Medilodge of Munising. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home. bowermanfuneralhome.net

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    Annie (Barbiere) Larsen

    Annie (Barbiere) Larsen May 31, 2019 CHEBOYGAN, MI – Annie F. (Barbiere) Larsen, 95, of Cheboygan, and formerly of Gwinn, entered eternal life Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Mill Creek Assisted Living in the care of her loving family and UP Home Health and Hospice. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday’s edition of The Mining …

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    Karl Presslein Jr.

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