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    Marion Salson

    Marion Salson May 31, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Marion Salson, age 82, longtime Diorite area resident, unexpectedly passed away on May 30, 2019 at UP Health System Marquette. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Ishpeming on June 21, 2019. The Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home is …

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    Robert L. Bouschor

    Robert L. Bouschor June 1, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Robert L. Bouschor, age 83, of Marquette, entered eternal life Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming, in the loving, comforting care of his wife. Bob, a Marquette businessman and community leader, was born January 4, 1936, in …

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    Maynard Jerome Robbins Jr.

    Maynard Jerome Robbins Jr. May 31, 2019 MUNISING, MI – Maynard Jerome Robbins, Jr., age 80, of Munising, died late Sunday morning, April 7, 2019 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, Michigan. Visitation will be on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Eden Lutheran Church from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. Pastor Ann Gonyea will …

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    Mary Eileen Bahra

    Mary Eileen Bahra May 29, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Mary Eileen Bahra, 93, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister peacefully entered eternal life on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Norlite Nursing Center surrounded by the loving care and support of her family, staff and Lake Superior Life Care and …

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    Joseph Stanley Baczkowski

    Joseph Stanley Baczkowski May 29, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Joseph Stanley Baczkowski, age 69, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at home, in the loving, comforting care of his family and staff of U.P. Home Health and Hospice, following a brief illness. Born January 5, 1950, in Detroit, the son of Joseph John …

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    James C. Dunn

    James C. Dunn May 29, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – James C. Dunn (”JD”), 66, of Marquette, set sail to new horizons on Saturday afternoon, May 25, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends, under the care of Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice. Jim was born on October 13, 1952 in Ypsilanti, MI to the …

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    Martin A. ‘Marty’ Hintz

    Martin A. ‘Marty’ Hintz May 29, 2019 GWINN, MI – Martin A. “Marty” Hintz, age 57, of 103 Lancer St. in Forsyth Twp. was pronounced dead on Sunday evening, May 26, 2019 of natural causes at his home Marty was born in Milwaukee, WI on February 6, 1962, son of the late Ruth W. (Hanninen) and James R. Hintz. He was a graduate …

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    Joanne ‘Joni’ Schillinger

    Joanne ‘Joni’ Schillinger May 29, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Joanne “Joni” Schillinger, 78, of Marquette, died Sunday, May 26, 2019, at her residence. A graveside service will be announced at a later date by the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home of Marquette.

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    David Allen Pavey

    David Allen Pavey May 29, 2019 NEWBERRY, MI – Lifelong resident, David Allen Pavey, 54, died Friday evening May 24, 2019 at his residence. Memorial services celebrating the life of David will be held Sunday June 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the American Legion Post #74 in Newberry with Pastor Jim Duflo as celebrant. Interment …

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    Vivian Marie Carlson

    Vivian Marie Carlson May 29, 2019 MENOMINEE, MI – Vivian Marie Carlson, passed away peacefully at Atrium Post Acute Care of Menominee on Thursday, May 23, 2019, under the wonderful care of the Atrium caregivers, UP Hospice and her daughter and son in law. Vivian always said her life began when she moved to Menominee as a …

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    Joseph Baczkowski

    Joseph Baczkowski May 28, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Joseph Baczkowski, age 69, of Marquette, entered eternal life Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at home in the loving care of his family and staff at the U.P. Home Health & Hospice. The Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family where condolences …

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    Gretchen Cooper Long

    Gretchen Cooper Long May 28, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Gretchen Cooper Long, age 83, of Marquette, entered eternal life Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Trillium Hospice House, in the loving care of her family and caregivers at U.P. Home Health & Hospice. Arrangements will be announced by Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation …

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    Gerald ‘Red’ Stimac

    Gerald ‘Red’ Stimac May 28, 2019 MUNISING, MI – Graveside services and military honors will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising where the American Legion and Vietnam Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military honors. Mr. Stimac died in Milwaukee, WI on September 26, 2016 at …

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    Perry Edward Jeanson

    Perry Edward Jeanson May 28, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Perry Edward Jeanson, age 79, of Marquette, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019, at Mill Creek Assisted Living Facility, in the loving, comforting care of his wife, family members, and Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Private family …

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    Pius Arseneau

    Pius Arseneau May 28, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Pius Arseneau, age 91, Ishpeming resident passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at his home while in the loving care of his family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home.

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    Jennifer Edith (Peterson) Lazzari

    Jennifer Edith (Peterson) Lazzari May 28, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Jennifer Edith (Peterson) Lazzari, age 47, of 421 E. Hewitt Avenue, Marquette, entered eternal life Sunday morning, May 26, 2019, at her home. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Friends may call at the Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services on …

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    Margaret ‘Eleanor’ Waatti

    Margaret ‘Eleanor’ Waatti May 26, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Services for Margaret “Eleanor” Waatti will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church on Saturday, June 1. Friends may call at the church beginning at 1:00 pm until the time of service at 2:30 pm. Interment will be made in the Park Cemetery. Mrs. Waatti, age 92, entered …

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    Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Thomas

    Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Thomas May 26, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Services for Dorothy “Dottie” (Fontaine) Thomas will be held at Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services on Saturday, June 1. Friends may call beginning at 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am. A reception will follow in the reception room …

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    Fredrick ‘Fritz’ Briscoe

    Fredrick ‘Fritz’ Briscoe May 26, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Briscoe, Fredrick “Fritz” passed away on May, 15, 2019. Born in Milwaukee, WI on April 9, 1937, he spent approximately 34 years in the field of education. These experiences included teaching and administration for the Marquette Public Schools as well as a brief …

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    Jacqueline “Jackie” Lucille Jensen

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Lucille Jensen May 24, 2019 MCMILLAN, MI – Jacqueline “Jackie” Lucille Jensen passed away in McMillan, Michigan on May 22, 2019. She will now be reunited with family and friends she hasn’t seen in a long time. Jackie was born in Manistique, Michigan on March 2, 1951, to her parents, William and Dorothy Bays. In …

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    Michael W. Danielson

    Michael W. Danielson May 24, 2019 NEWBERRY, MI – Lifelong Newberry resident, Michael W. Danielson, 67, died Tuesday evening May 21, 2019 at his residence. Per request, cremation services were accorded. A celebration of life gathering will take place at a later date to be announced by the family. Memorials may be directed …

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    Sharon Lee Laurich

    Sharon Lee Laurich May 24, 2019 HARVEY, MI – Sharon Lee Laurich, age 74, of Harvey, passed away, Monday, May 13, 2019, at home. Honoring Sharon’s request, no services will be scheduled. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. A complete obituary may be viewed, and condolences …

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    Daniel “Danny” Lee DeLisle

    Daniel “Danny” Lee DeLisle May 24, 2019 MUNISING, MI – Daniel “Danny” Lee DeLisle, age 75, of Munising, died unexpectedly in his sleep at his home on Friday, May 17, 2019. He was born on August 15, 1943 in Munising, Michigan to Roy and Dolly (Cormier) DeLisle. Danny grew up in Munising and graduated from Wm. G. Mather High …

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    Kay Louise Gilson

    Kay Louise Gilson May 25, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – Kay Louise Gilson, age 83, of Marquette, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living, in the loving care of her family and UP Home Health and Hospice. Honoring Kay’s request, no services will be scheduled. Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and …

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    John Foster Beyers

    John Foster Beyers May 23, 2019 BALTIMORE, MD – John “Jack” Foster Beyers, age 81, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2019 in the comfort of his home in Baltimore, MD. He was born November 4. 1937 in Marquette, MI to Martha “Memo” and Richard Beyers. Jack was the youngest of three children: Lorimer, Elizabeth …

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    William J. Albrecht

    William J. Albrecht May 23, 2019 MARQUETTE, MI – William James Albrecht, 92, of Marquette, died peacefully Wednesday evening, May 22, 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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    Frederick “Fritz” Briscoe

    Frederick “Fritz” Briscoe May 23, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Briscoe, Fredrick “Fritz” passed away on May, 15, 2019. Born in Milwaukee, WI on April 9, 1937, he spent approximately 34 years in the field of education. These experiences included teaching and administration for the Marquette Public Schools as well as a brief …

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    Isaac Sulo Puro

    Isaac Sulo Puro May 22, 2019 EBEN JUNCTION, MI – Isaac Sulo Puro, age 87, of Eben Junction, died late Sunday afternoon, May 19, 2019 at the Medilodge of Capital Area in Lansing, Michigan. No public services will be held at this time and his obituary will be in a later edition of The Mining Journal and at …

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    Marsha Carole Shubert

    Marsha Carole Shubert May 22, 2019 SHINGLETON, MI – Marsha Carole Shubert, age 72, of Shingleton, Michigan, died unexpectedly in the Emergency Room of Munising Memorial Hospital on Monday, May 20, 2019. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home and may be found at bowermanfuneralhome.net

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    Francis R. Higgins

    Francis R. Higgins May 22, 2019 TEMPE, AZ – Francis R. Higgins, age 84, former Marquette resident, entered eternal life April 17, 2019. Graveside services will be held at the Park Cemetery, Marquette, in September and will be announced. A complete obituary may be viewed, and condolences expressed, online at …

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    Daniel R. Willis

    Daniel R. Willis May 22, 2019 GWINN, MI – Daniel R. Willis, 65, of Gwinn, passed away peacefully February 19, 2019, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, MI, with his family by his side. He was born in 1953, in Escanaba, a son of the late Calvin and Roberta (Underwood) Willis. Daniel served in the US Army …

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    Blanche M. Vesel

    Blanche M. Vesel May 21, 2019 NEWBERRY, MI – Blanche M. Vesel, 90, of Engadine, died Sunday afternoon May 19, 2019, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. Friends may call at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Naubinway on Thursday May 23, 2019, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at …

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    Gerald M. ‘Jerry’ Hiltunen

    Gerald M. ‘Jerry’ Hiltunen May 21, 2019 NISULA, MI – Gerald M. “Jerry” Hiltunen, age 77, of Nisula, MI passed away Monday, May 20, 2019. Jerry’s complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at www.reidfuneralservicechapel.com The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse, MI has been entrusted with the …

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    Scott D. Langsford

    Scott D. Langsford May 21, 2019 ISHPEMING, MI – Scott D. Langsford, age 68, lifelong Ishpeming resident, passed away on Sunday May 19, 2019 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility while in the loving care of nursing home staff. Scott was born on January 8, 1951 in Marquette to the late Earl J. Langsford and M. Shirley …

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    Sean S. Lyke

    Sean S. Lyke May 20, 2019 NEWBERRY, MI – Sean S. Lyke, 54, of Newberry, died Friday morning May 17, 2019 at the residence of his mother, Kay, while under the care of his loving family and North Woods Hospice. A gathering of family and friends will take place at the Newberry Elks Lodge #1705 on Wednesday May 22, 2019 …

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    Robert J. “Bud” Peltier

    Robert J. “Bud” Peltier May 20, 2019 WELLS, MI – 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, MI, son of William and Ann (Couillard) Peltier. He attended school in Bark River. He joined the Navy at …

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    Jodi L. Mattila

    Jodi L. Mattila May 20, 2019 REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP, MI – Jodi L. Mattila, age 51, Republic Township resident passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at her residence in Republic. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home of Ishpeming.

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    Dana Carol Powers

    Dana Carol Powers May 19, 2019 DOWNERS GROVE., IL – 9/1/80 – 5/13 2019 Dana Carol Powers, age 38, was born in Downers Grove, IL. She moved to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula at the age of 8. Dana resided in Negaunee and graduated from Ishpeming H.S. in 2000. She moved in 2002 to live on Mehl Lake in Gwinn, MI. In 2017 …

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    Bart C. Olsen

    Bart C. Olsen May 19, 2019 CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI – Bart Carl Olsen, age 72, of Chocolay Township, entered eternal life Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois. Born November 12, 1946, in Sands Township, a son of C. Ross and Vivian (Johnson) Olsen, Bart was raised in Sands and …