Obituaries

Michael Leo Shea, 63
Friday, August 28, 2015

Michael Leo Shea, age 63, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Michael was born on February 29, 1952 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He attended Sault Area Schools. In the 1970’s, Michael moved to Sturgeon Bay, WI to work in the ship yards. Later he moved […]

by · September 14, 2015 ·
Bonnie M. Sackett, 76Friday, September 4, 2015

Bonnie M. Sackett, 76
Friday, September 4, 2015

Bonnie M. Sackett, 76, of Engadine, died Friday afternoon September 4, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born March 20, 1939 in Antrim County, daughter of the late William & Reatha (Baber) Belcher, Bonnie had been a resident of Engadine since 1973. A devoted homemaker raising her family, she enjoyed playing cards, reading, listening to NASCAR and spending […]

by · September 6, 2015 ·
Bonnie Lucille (McInnes) BuchtOctober 13, 1938  - September 2, 2015

Bonnie Lucille (McInnes) Bucht, 76
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Bonnie Lucille (McInnes) Bucht, age 76, of Drummond Island, Michigan, died on September 2, 2015 in her home. She was born on October 13, 1938 to Lauchlan C. and Helen M. (LaPointe) McInnes on Drummond Island. Bonnie grew up on Drummond Island and attended Loretto Catholic School in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for two years before graduating from DeTour High […]

by · September 4, 2015 ·

Doris Wilson, 89
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Doris Wilson of Dafter, Michigan passed away at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital on September 2, 2015. She was born in Raco, Michigan on June 10, 1926 to George and Jane (Cann) Kinsella. Doris was a member of the V.F.W. Post 9023 Auxiliary, Eastern Star, War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and Warmth for Warriors. Surviving Doris are her sons George (Deborah) Wilson […]

by · September 4, 2015 ·
Jesse E. ChambersOctober 10, 1958 - September 3, 2015

Jesse E. Chambers, 56
Thursday, September 3, 2015

Jesse E. Chambers, 56, of Newberry, died at the Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry on Thursday, September 3, 2015. Born in Newberry on October 10, 1958, he was a son of Clinton F. & Norma (Wabsey) Chambers. While an infant, he moved to the Grand Rapids area where he graduated from Grand Rapids High School in the class of […]

by · September 4, 2015 ·
Shirley Maxine OgstonAugust 22, 1932 - August 27, 2015

Shirley Maxine Ogston, 83
Thursday, August 27, 2015

We regret to announce the death of our beautiful and courageous mother, Shirley Ogston, 83, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away peacefully at Hospice of E.U.P. on August 27, 2015 with her children by her side. She was born to the late William and Goldie Brown in Raco, Michigan on August 22, 1932. Mom will be greatly missed by […]

by · September 3, 2015 ·

Norma Ellen (Sanderson) Amarose, 86
Friday, August 28, 2015

Norma Ellen (Sanderson) Amarose, age 86, of Hessel, Michigan, died on August 28, 2015 in Brimley, Michigan. She was born on July 21, 1929 in Pickford, Michigan to William Raymond and Beatrice Eleanor (Gough) Sanderson. Norma grew up in Pickford and graduated from Pickford High School. She married Michael Amarose on September 6, 1947. They began their family in Grand […]

by · September 2, 2015 ·

Rudy Carl Kiiken, 67
Monday, August 31, 2015

Rudy Carl Kiiken of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at his home on August 31, 2015 with his family by his side. Rudy was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 1, 1948 to Marvin and Jean Kiiken. His career was with the U.S. Corps of Engineers where he eventually retired as Assistant Lock Master. Rudy loved boating and camping. […]

by · September 2, 2015 ·
Walter Nicholas CameronApril 25, 1940 - , August 30, 2015

Walter Nicholas Cameron, 75
Sunday, August 30, 2015

Walter Nicholas Cameron, age 75, of Drummond Island, Michigan, died Sunday, August 30, 2015 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born April 25, 1940 in Sault Ste. Marie, to Paul Jay Cameron Sr. and Ruth Madalyn (Klassen) Cameron. Nick, as he was known by his friends, grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, and as a boy of three years, […]

by · September 2, 2015 ·
Dennis L. “Pink” Robinson, 66Friday, August 28, 2015

Dennis L. “Pink” Robinson, 66
Friday, August 28, 2015

Lifelong Newberry resident, Dennis L. “Pink” Robinson, 66, died Friday morning August 28, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. Born June 5, 1949 in Newberry, son of the late William and Celia (Brom) Robinson, Pink was a 1967 graduate of Newberry High School. Pink served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge on March […]

by · August 29, 2015 ·
Richard Allen Maury, 70Sunday, August 23, 2015

Richard Allen Maury, 70
Sunday, August 23, 2015

Richard Allen Maury, age 70, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2015. He was born on April 25, 1945 to parents Oliver “Dick” David Maury and Vera Ione Maury. Rich grew up in East Lansing, Michigan where he attended East Lansing High School, class of 1963. After high school, Rich worked at, managed, and eventually became the sole proprietor of […]

by · August 27, 2015 ·
Marie Augusta (Reeves) Leese, 85Friday, August 21, 2015

Marie Augusta (Reeves) Leese, 85
Friday, August 21, 2015

Marie Augusta (Reeves) Leese, age 85, of Goetzville, Michigan, died on August 21, 2015 in her home. She was born on August 1, 1930 near Indian River, Michigan to Floyd Henry and Lousie Albertina (Wester) Reeves. Marie graduated from Wolverine High School and attended Bay City Business College for one year. In 1952, she married Maurice Leese in Gaylord, Michigan. […]

by · August 27, 2015 ·
Gary A. St. Andre, 65Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Gary A. St. Andre, 65
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Longtime Naubinway resident, Gary A. St. Andre, 65, died Wednesday evening August 19, 2015 at his residence. Born February 23, 1950 in Manistique, son of the late Lawrence & Marie (Linck) St. Andre, Gary was a 1968 graduate of Engadine High School where he excelled in athletics. Gary served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War until his […]

by · August 27, 2015 ·
Louis Vesel Jr.June 5, 1925 - August 22, 2015

Louis Vesel, Jr., 90
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Louis Vesel Jr., 90, of Engadine, died Saturday morning August 22, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born June 5, 1925 in Melstrand, son of the late Louis Sr. and Mary (Butkovich) Vesel, Louie was a veteran of World War II serving the in the United States Army until his honorable discharge in 1945. He was a lifetime […]

by · August 27, 2015 ·
William Garrett VerStrateNovember 21, 1952 - August 22, 2015

William Garrett VerStrate, 62
Saturday, August 22, 2015

William Garrett VerStrate, age 62, of Rudyard, Michigan, passed into the arms of his Lord on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born November 21, 1952 in Sault Ste. Marie, to Harry and Genevieve (Hesselink) VerStrate. William grew up on the family farm in Rudyard and graduated from Rudyard High School. […]

by · August 25, 2015 ·