Obituaries

Suzan "Sue" D. TaylorJanuary 31, 1943 - April 16, 2015

Suzan “Sue” D. Taylor, 72
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Suzan “Sue” D. Taylor, 72, of Engadine, died Thursday evening April 16, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital with her family at her side. Born January 31, 1943 in Newberry, Sue was adopted by the late Albert and Margaret (Sova) Oberle. Sue’s employment as an attendant nurse started in 1963 at the Plymouth Mental Home and Training School for two […]

by · April 18, 2015 ·
Lucy Marie KirkpatrickMay 8, 1962 - April 15, 2015

Lucy Marie Kirkpatrick, 52
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Lucy Marie Kirkpatrick of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on April 15, 2015. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on May 8, 1962 to Hugh Cornelius and Viola Mae (Johns) Kirkpatrick. Lucy enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Lucy had a big personality and a great sense of humor, she also enjoyed […]

by · April 18, 2015 ·
Maxine Anne GleasonDecember 1, 1932 - April 15, 2015

Maxine Anne Gleason, 82
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Maxine Anne Gleason, age 82, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at War Memorial Hospital. Maxine was born on December 1, 1932 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Kenneth and Agnes (Greenwalt) Mathews. She graduated from Saginaw High School with the class of 1950. She continued her education at Central Michigan University, where she earned […]

by · April 17, 2015 ·
Leo Walfred KoivistoMarch 4, 1920 - April 15, 2015

Leo Walfred Koivisto, 95
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Leo Walfred Koivisto, age 95, of Rudyard, Michigan, died on April 15, 2015 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born on March 4, 1920 in Rudyard to Leander and Lempi (Torma) Koivisto. Leo was born and raised in Rudyard. He married Helmi Perttunen Peterson on December 24, 1941 in Sault Ste. Marie. He served on a glider in the […]

by · April 17, 2015 ·
Don Muio, 65Sunday, April 12, 2015

Don Muio, 65
Sunday, April 12, 2015

After a courageous and relentless battle with pancreatic cancer, the man who never quit fighting passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday April 12th at the age of 65. Don was the loving and devoted husband to Barbara for 42 years. Very proud and cherished father to his three girls, Kimberly Muio Sirivar (Junior), Michelle Gallagher (Matthew) and […]

by · April 16, 2015 ·

Helen L. Gaberdiel, 81
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Helen L. Gaberdiel, 81, of McMillan, died Saturday morning April 11, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born September 2, 1933 in Van Wert County, Ohio, daughter of the late Alvin and Rilla (Weaver) Stemen, Helen graduated from Middle Point High School and later received her registered nurse degree from Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Ohio and was […]

by · April 13, 2015 ·
Edwin “Eddie” Frederick BenderJuly 31, 1923 - April 10, 2015

Edwin “Eddie” Frederick Bender, 91
Friday, April 10, 2015

Edwin “Eddie” Frederick Bender, age 91, died April 10, 2015 at Cedar Ridge Assisted Living in St. Ignace, Michigan, with his family at his side. He was born on July 31, 1923 in Raber, Michigan to Frank and Kathryn (Kusina) Bender. Eddie was one of eleven children raised on his parent’s farm in Raber. He was a Veteran of the […]

by · April 13, 2015 ·
Gail Marie GoetzDecember 24, 1934 - April 11, 2015

Gail Marie Goetz, 80
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Gail Marie (Hines) Goetz of Kinross, MI joined her heavenly Father on Saturday, April 11, 2015, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and its side effects. Gail was born to Frank Willard and Jessie Rosada (Richardson) Hines in Reed City, MI on December 24, 1934. Shortly thereafter, she moved to Newberry, MI and as member of the National Honor […]

by · April 12, 2015 ·

Theodore R. VanCamp, 72
Saturday, 11, 2015

Theodore R. “Ted” VanCamp, of Newberry, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Born on March 23, 1943 in Newberry, He was a son of the late Roland and Grace (Hart) VanCamp.Ted held several employments for area companies such as Ackley Construction, James Dobbin’s Construction, Jim Geston’s Logging, AO Co., and Jim Davis as a heavy […]

by · April 12, 2015 ·

Alvin J. Ball, 90
Monday, April 6, 2015

Alvin J. Ball, age 90, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Monday evening, April 6, 2015 at War Memorial Hospital. Alvin was born August 18, 1924 in Ozark, Michigan, to the late E.A. and Lula Ellen (Shipley) Ball. He was a graduate of Sault High School with the Class of 1942. Alvin served in the United States Army during […]

by · April 10, 2015 ·
Sheila Marie MarkJuly 28, 1965 - April 9, 2015

Sheila Marie Mark, 49
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sheila M. Mark, 49, of Brimley, died Thursday morning April 9, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Born July 28, 1965 in Newberry, daughter of Russell and Patricia (Hollingshead) Mark, Sheila was a 1983 graduate of Newberry High School. She was an inspiration in her various employments during her lifetime and presently was employed at Freighter’s View Assisted Living […]

by · April 10, 2015 ·

Venola L. Doran, 89
Friday, April 3, 2015

Venola L. Doran, 89, of Curtis, died Friday afternoon April 3, 2015 at her residence. Born May 20, 1925 in Lakefield, daughter of the late Hercules & Alta (Marks) Bowler, Venola attended Smathers School in Lakefield and McMillan High School. She married her husband Edgar on June 19, 1943 in Pennsylvania while he was serving in the United States Army […]

by · April 10, 2015 ·

Virginia R. “Ginny” Preslan, 90
Friday, March 13, 2015

Virginia R. “Ginny” Preslan, age 90, of Sault Ste. Marie passed away on March 13, 2015 at War Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 10, 1925 to Mary(O’Donell) and Joseph Belleau of Sault, Michigan. Ginny was a lifelong resident of the Sault. She was a devoted Roman Catholic, who attended mass regularly and participated in the church’s activities. She […]

by · April 8, 2015 ·
Carolyn Frances ReynoldsNovember 22, 1941 - April 4, 2015

Carolyn F. Reynolds, 73
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Carolyn F. Reynolds, 73, of Naubinway, died Saturday morning April 4, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born November 22, 1941 in Flint, daughter of the late Francis & Louise (Farley) Miller, Carolyn was a graduate of Brendle High School in Flint. In addition to being a homemaker, she was employed as a general laborer at General Motors […]

by · April 6, 2015 ·
Ernest L. “Lee “Burdett, Jr., 87Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ernest L. “Lee “Burdett, Jr., 87
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ernest L. “Lee “Burdett, Jr., 87, of Paradise, died at his home on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 surrounded by family and under the care of Northwood’s Home Health. Born on December 7, 1927 in Detroit, Lee was a son of the late Ernest L. & Opal B. (Garretson) Burdett, Sr. He graduated from high school and entered the U.S. Naval […]

by · April 3, 2015 ·