Obituaries

Blanche Jared, 68
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Blanche Jared of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on January 20, 2015. She was born in Pickford, Michigan the 14th out of 16 children to Levi and Leona (Smith) Pierce on April 22, 1946. She was a unique individual. Surviving are her son Robert Dale Jared of LaVergne, Tennessee, daughter Kimberly (John) Roberson of Murfreesboro, […]

by · January 27, 2015 ·
Floyd “Stu” SouleFebruary 16, 1930 - January 21, 2015

Floyd “Stu” Soule, 84
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Floyd “Stu” Soule, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and formerly of DeTour, Michigan died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Floyd was born February 16, 1930 to Harold Soule and Mildred Abear Soule in Springfield, Illinois. Floyd grew up in Wild Rose, Wisconsin until he and his mom and siblings moved to DeTour in 1944. […]

by · January 27, 2015 ·
Thomas "Tom" ButkovichNovember 1, 1934 - January 22, 2015

Thomas J. Butkovich, 80
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Thomas J. Butkovich, 80, of Engadine, died on Thursday morning at his home while under the care of Northwood’s Home Health and Hospice. Born on November 1, 1934, Tom was a son of the late Thomas L. & Signe M. (Huhta) Butkovich. He graduated from Engadine High School in the class of 1954. Tom joined the US Army in 1957 […]

by · January 22, 2015 ·

Gilmore R. Somes, 85
Monday, January 19, 2015

Gilmore R. Somes passed away January 19, 2015 with his family at his side. Gil was born March 22, 1929, one of 13 children of Agnes and Harold Somes. He was 85. Gil lived most of his life in Sault Ste. Marie after growing up on Neebish Island. He left the Sault in 1963 to seek employment downstate. There he […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Myles Gordon RuddNovember 15, 1929 - January 18, 2015

Myles Gordon Rudd, 85
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Myles Gordon Rudd, died peacefully, with his family surrounding him, on January 18, 2015. He was born November 15, 1929 to Howard “Mike” Rudd and Della Waybrant Rudd in Cedarville, Michigan. Myles grew up in Cedarville and attended Cedarville schools until his family moved to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for his senior year of high school. Following graduation from Sault […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Audrey J. SawyersAugust 24, 1929 - January 18, 2015

Audrey J. Sawyers, 85
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Audrey J. Sawyers, age 85, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Sunday morning, January 18, 2015 at Tendercare Nursing Home in Sault Ste. Marie. Audrey was born on August 24, 1929 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Alexander and Mildred (Avery) McCready. She was a graduate of Pickford High School. Audrey married Donald R. Sawyers on October […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Lee H. KerridgeNovember 12, 1934 - January 17, 2015

Lee H. Kerridge, 80
Saturday, January 17, 2015

Lee H. Kerridge, 80, a longtime Garnet area resident, died on Saturday evening January 17, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital with his family by his side. Born in Levering on November 12, 1934, Lee was a son of the late Alfred & Frances M. (Hatfield) Kerridge. Lee was employed and retired from the Mackinac County Road Commission and then […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Terrence "Terry" Edward WebbAugust 27, 1960 - January 15, 2015

Terrence “Terry” E. Webb, 54
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Terrence “Terry” E. Webb, 54, of Newberry, died suddenly Thursday January 15, 2015 at his residence. Born August 27, 1960 in Winnemicca, NV, son of William “Jack” and Selena “Sally” (Haapalainen) Webb, Terry was a 1978 graduate of Newberry High School. On September 8, 1978, he enlisted in the United States Air Force working in the telecommunications field and in […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·

Paula M. Karpowicz, 93
Friday, January 16, 2015

Paula M. Karpowicz passed away on January 16, 2015 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.  She was born on February 13, 1921 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home and Cremation Center when finalized.

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Donald Samuel CruickshankFebruary 10, 1946 - January 15, 2015

Donald Samuel Cruickshank, 68
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Donald Samuel Cruickshank, age 68, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, went to see the Lord on Thursday, January 15, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born on February 10, 1946 in Sault Ste. Marie to Samuel and Violet U. (Bawks) Cruickshank. Donnie grew up in Pickford, Michigan and graduated from Pickford High School. He worked for Drummond Dolomite for […]

by · January 16, 2015 ·

Joseph Albert Sauro, 81
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Joseph Albert Sauro, age 81, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Wednesday morning, January 14, 2015 at the Hospice of the EUP – Hospice House. Joseph was born on February 4, 1933 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He sailed the Great Lakes for 35 years. He enjoyed reading about sailing and would talk to anyone about his own experiences. […]

by · January 16, 2015 ·
Dorothy HillJanuary 29, 1922 - January 13, 2015

Dorothy Hill, 92
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Dorothy Hill of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at her home on January 13, 2015. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and Aunt. She was born one of six on January 29, 1922 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to James D. and Ada (McGruther) Smart. Dorothy worked for Pike Distributing for many years. She enjoyed Crochet, bowling, gardening, and […]

by · January 16, 2015 ·

Geggena Louise James, 88
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Geggena Louise (Caraccio) James went home to be with the Lord on January 13, 2015. Born October 11, 1926 to John and Placida Caraccio, who together with her brothers Robert and Ralph (Michael) and sister Emma have all pre-deceased her. She and her family proudly grew up in “Little Italy.” The wife of Patrick A. James Sr., whom she married […]

by · January 16, 2015 ·

Geraldine J. Brunette, 90
Monday, December 22, 2014

Lifelong Newberry resident, Geraldine J. Brunette, 90, died Monday December 22, 2014 following a brief illness in Bradenton, Florida with her family at her side. Geraldine was born January 30, 1924 in Grand Marais, daughter of the late John and Cora (Smith) Kropp and was a member of River of Life Worship Center in Newberry. In addition to her parents, […]

by · January 16, 2015 ·

June Aube, 83
Sunday, December 21, 2014

June Aube of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on December 21, 2014 surrounded by family. She was born in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan on June 3, 1931 to Roy Jamie and Ethel Augusta (Goodeman)  Strobridge. She was a free spirit who spoke her own mind and centered her life around the family and friends she […]

by · January 14, 2015 ·