Obituaries

Roger D. Parrish
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Roger D. Parrish of Brimley, Michigan passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Marquette, Michigan. Roger was born January 29, 1961 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Robert and the late Irma Parrish of Brimley, Michigan. Surviving Roger are his sisters: Lorri (Barry) Burtt of Bay Mills, Michigan; Lynda (Jason) Parrish of Brimley, Michigan; brothers: Rory and Richard Parrish both […]

Elaine Florence Jackson
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Elaine Florence (Fenlon) Jackson, age 82, of St. Ignace, Michigan, died on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born on October 24, 1931, in Hessel, Michigan, to Terrence Michael and Ethel Beatrice (Graham) Fenlon. Elaine grew up in Hessel until 8th grade and then she went to St. Ignace where she graduated in the Class […]

Robby Gavonna “Gebe” CarperJuly 16, 1925 - April 20, 2014

Robby Gavonna “Gebe” Carper
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Robby Gavonna “Gebe” Carper, age 88, of DeTour Village, Michigan, died April 20, 2014, at Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born July 16, 1925, in Peebles, Adams County, Ohio, to Robert O. and Nola (Malone) Black. Robby grew up on a farm in rural Ohio with five siblings. She met Warren Paul Carper through friends while in […]

Mark A. FrechetteApril 28, 1949 - April 15, 2014

Mark A. Frechette
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Mark A. Frechette, 64, of Deer Park, died suddenly Tuesday April 15, 2014. Born April 28, 1949 in Livonia, son of Don & Beverly (Adams) Frechette, Mark was a 1967 graduate of Clarenceville High School. On January 9, 1969, he enlisted in the United States Army and later served in the Naval Reserve until his honorable discharge on January 8, […]

Sharon DuquetteMarch 27, 1940 - April 17, 2014

Sharon Duquette
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sharon Duquette, long time resident of Sault Ste. Marie, walked on to eternal life on April 17, 2014. She was born March 27, 1940 to Robert and Geraldine Sleeper in Imlay City, Michigan. On November 29, 1958 she was united in marriage to James Duquette at the First Baptist Church in Manistique, Michigan. They had 55 years together and raised […]

Donna L. Osborn
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Donna L. Osborn of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on April 15, 2014. She was born September 25, 1928 to C. Victor and Thelma (Morgan) Thornburg in Union City, Indiana. Donna enjoyed music, and playing piano and organ at church then later for friends at Freighter View Assisted living where she lived. She worked at […]

Wilma M. Hyde
Monday, April 14, 2014

Wilma M. Hyde, 74, of Newberry, died at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey on Monday, April 14, 2014. Born in Charlevoix on January 21, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Melvin G. and Alice M. (Ford) Johnson. She attended the Charlevoix school system and on November 30, 1969 she married Lee Hyde in E. Jordan. Wilma enjoyed […]

Kenneth R. "Ken" WilfertMarch 16, 1959 - April 14, 2014

Kenneth R. “Ken” Wilfert
Monday, April 14, 2014

Kenneth R. Wilfert, 55, a resident of Paradise since 2005, formerly of Alsip and Chicago, IL, died unexpectedly on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born on March 16, 1959 in Chicago, Kenneth graduated high school and attended several different vocational schools, mainly for his employment. Kenneth was a retired certified Fire Department Paramedic for […]

Theresa G. KroppJanuary 6, 1939 - April 12, 2014

Theresa G. Kropp
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Theresa G. Kropp, 75, of Newberry, died Saturday afternoon April 12, 2014 at Marquette General Hospital. Born January 6, 1939 in Cheboygan, daughter of the late Peter & Mary (Sadowski) Grawey, Theresa was a graduate of Newberry High School and resided in Lakefield Township prior to moving to Newberry in 1992. She was employed as a dietary aide at the […]

William Robert MillsOctober 29, 1927 - April 13, 2014

William Robert Mills
Sunday, April 13, 2014

William Robert Mills of Brimley, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital Long Term Care on April 13th, 2014 at the age of 86. He was born on October 29, 1927 to Robert and Verna (Wynn) Mills of Brimley, Michigan. Bill was married to the love of his life, Dottie (Chartrand) Mills for 36 years. He was a very loving […]

Mary Youngs
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Mary Youngs of Sault Ste, Marie, Michigan passed away at her home on April 13, 2014. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on April 24, 1941 to Hugo and Jane (Karnatowski) Williamson. Mary took classes at a variety of Universities across the US and Germany while being a military wife and eventually earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology […]

Dutch HanesMay 10, 1928 - April 7, 2014

Dutch Hanes
Monday, April 7, 2014

Psalm 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Dutch Hanes of McMillan, MI, passed away peacefully in his home on April 7, 2014. He was 85 years old. Born Richard Stanley Hanes in McMillan in 1928, Dutch graduated from McMillan High School […]

Mary Youngs
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Mary Youngs of Sault Ste, Marie, Michigan passed away at her home on April 13, 2014. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on April 24, 1941 to Hugo and Jane (Karnatowski) Williamson. Mary took classes at a variety of Universities across the US and Germany while being a military wife and eventually earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology […]

Thomas Fredrick Bennett
Friday, April 11, 2014

Thomas Fredrick Bennett, age 76, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, in Saginaw, Michigan. Thomas was born in St. Ignace, Michigan on January 5, 1938 to Melvin and Eva (Hiser) Bennett. He was the third oldest of eleven children. Thomas grew up in Cedarville, Michigan. He and his wife, Nancy (Bruning), were married in 1964 and moved to Romeo, Michigan, […]

Phyllis Ann Kendrick
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Phyllis Ann Kendrick, age 70, of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 10, 2014 at Tendercare Nursing Home. Phyllis was born October 8, 1943 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Delmar and Loretta (Mayer) Kendrick. She was a graduate of Sault High School with the class of 1973. Phyllis loved being with her grandchildren and […]