Obituaries

Ruth Helen (Uponen) BarensMarch 13, 1933 - October 16, 2014

Ruth Helen (Uponen) Barens, 81
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Ruth Helen (Uponen) Barens, age 81, of Rudyard, Michigan, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, in Clare County, Michigan. She was born March 13, 1933 in Rudyard. Ruth was the youngest of twelve children born to John and Aini (Laitala) Uponen on the family farm in Rudyard. She attended Rudyard Schools and graduated at the age of 16 after skipping ahead […]

by · October 30, 2014 ·
David Kenneth Howard RozellJanuary 20, 1983 - October 28, 2014

David Kenneth Howard Rozell, 31
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

David Kenneth Howard Rozell, age 31, of Hessel and Boyne Falls, Michigan, “caught his star” on October 28, 2014. He was born on January 20, 1983, in Gladstone, Manitoba, Canada, to Denise Lynn (Orsborne) Rozell. David grew up in Pickford, Michigan, making a lot of friends along the way. After high school, he left Pickford and traveled through the Canadian […]

by · October 30, 2014 ·
Jean M. MenereyJune 22, 1920 - October 27, 2014

Jean Margaret Menerey, 94
Monday, October 27, 2014

Jean Margaret Menerey, age 94, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Monday afternoon, October 27, 2014 at McKinley Manor, surrounded by her family. Jean was born on June 22, 1920 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the daughter of the late Simon and Annabelle (McDonald) Crawford. She graduated from Sault Area High School with the class of 1938. On October 12, 1940, […]

by · October 29, 2014 ·

Donald Thane Winslow, 64
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Donald Thane Winslow formerly of Missouri passed away at Hospice of E.U.P. on October 26, 2014. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 6, 1950 to Dale and Katherine Winslow. Donald enjoyed F-1 auto racing and hockey. He enjoyed cooking and barbequing. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Viet Nam as a helicopter medic. He […]

by · October 29, 2014 ·
Hugh Henry Cook
November 19, 1924 - October 25, 2014

Hugh Henry Cook, 89
Saturday, October 25, 2014

Hugh Henry Cook, age 89 of Barbeau, Michigan, passed away on Saturday morning, October 25, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital. Hugh was born on November 19, 1924 in Barbeau, Michigan the son of the late Hugh A. and Ruby (Brander) Cook. Hugh enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and served on the USS Onslow, where he was […]

by · October 27, 2014 ·
Clifford L. Hanson
December 10, 1925 - October 26, 2014

Clifford L. Hanson, 88
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Clifford L. Hanson, 88, of Newberry, died Sunday afternoon October 26, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. Born December 10, 1925 in Escanaba, son of the late Edward & Ruth (Jader) Hanson, Clifford was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Navy until his honorable discharge on June 12, 1946 with the rank of Seaman Second […]

by · October 27, 2014 ·
Marguerite "Midge" KennedyDecember 24, 1924 - October 24, 2014

Marguerite H. “Midge” Kennedy, 89
Friday, October 24, 2014

Marguerite H. “Midge” Kennedy, age 89, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Friday evening, October 24, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital. Midge was a Christmas Eve baby born on December 24, 1924 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Loretta (Downs) Stanaway. Midge graduated from Loretto Academy with the class of 1942 […]

by · October 27, 2014 ·
Ida Mae MarshJuly 24, 1919 - October 24, 2014

Ida Mae Marsh, 95
Friday, October 24, 2014

Former Newberry resident, Ida Mae Marsh, 95, of Westland, died Friday morning October 24, 2014 at her residence. Ida was born July 24, 1919 in Engadine, daughter of the late Edward and Valerie (Cantin) Minor. Ida was a graduate of Newberry High School and, on June 8, 1943, married Wallace L.G. Marsh in Newberry. She was employed as a switchboard […]

by · October 25, 2014 ·
John Lawrence KrupaSeptember 4, 1947 - October 14, 2014

John Lawrence Krupa, 67
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

John Lawrence Krupa, 67, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away at Tendercare on October 14, 2014.  John was born on September 4, 1947, in his maternal grandparents’ automobile – a black 1939 Olds with suicide doors.  He was the son of Joseph and Cecilia (Malkowski) Krupa.  Some of John’s fondest memories were of the time spent with his grandparents (Louis and Helen Malkowski) […]

by · October 23, 2014 ·
Marvin Frank KurkierewiczJanuary 25, 1941 - October 21, 2014

Marvin Frank Kurkierewicz, 73
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Marvin Frank Kurkierewicz, age 73, of Drummond Island, Michigan, died on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Petoskey, Michigan. He was born on January 25, 1941 in Bismark Township of Presque Isle County, Michigan, to Peter and Arline (Marquardt) Kurkierewicz. Marvin lived most of his childhood on Drummond Island. After his mother died, when Marvin was 12, he was raised by […]

by · October 23, 2014 ·

Kenneth L. Kabelman Sr., 88
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Longtime Eckerman resident, Kenneth L. Kabelman Sr., 88, died Wednesday morning October 22, 2014 at his residence and the care of his family. Born March 24, 1926 in Curtis, son of the late Albert & Emma (Bachee) Kabelman, Ken was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army serving in the Pacific until his honorable discharge […]

by · October 23, 2014 ·
Donald Wayne HakolaNovember 20, 1944 - October 15, 2014

Donald Wayne Hakola, 69
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Donald Wayne Hakola, age 69, of Rudyard, Michigan, died unexpectedly October 15, 2014. He was born November 20, 1944 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Donnie was a lifelong resident of Rudyard. He graduated from Rudyard High School in 1963. In high school, he had been active in the FFA and was a member of State Championship Parliamentary Procedure team. After […]

by · October 17, 2014 ·
Dakota Lynn HickmanOctober 13, 1993 - October 13, 2014

Dakota Lynn Hickman, 21
Monday, October 13, 2014

Dakota Lynn Hickman, age 21, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 13, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie. Dakota was born on October 13, 1993 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She received her GED from Sault Area Schools and was currently attending Bay Mills Community College with plans to continue her education at Central Michigan University […]

by · October 17, 2014 ·
Catherine Ann SavoieJanuary 27, 1925 - October 6, 2014

Catherine Ann Savoie, 89
Monday, October 6, 2014

Catherine ‘Kay’ Savoie of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passes away Monday October 6, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital.  Catherine was born January 27, 1925 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the daughter of Charles and Anna Gerrish.  She enjoyed reading, bowling, gardening, playing cards and bingo.  She considered herself ‘one of the Gerrish boys’ , followed the Tigers faithfully, loved to play cards with […]

by · October 15, 2014 ·
Jennylee Church OlesekMay 20, 1906 - October 10, 2014

Jennylee Church Olesek, 108
Friday, October 10, 2014

Jennylee Church Olesek passed away peacefully at 108 years of age on Friday, October 10th in War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Jennylee was born on May 20, 1906 on Harbor Island off of Drummond Island, Michigan at the home of her grandparents Dr./Captain J.Wells and Rosalee (LeSage) Church. Her parents were Captain Hector Hall and Margaret (LeRoy/Hamilton) Church. […]

by · October 14, 2014 ·