Obituaries

Florence C. (McPherson) CaswellJuly 7, 1912 - June 30, 2014

Florence C. (McPherson) Caswell
Monday, June 30, 2014

Longtime Newberry resident, Florence C. (McPherson) Caswell, 101, died Monday evening June 30, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. Born July 7, 1912 in Petoskey, daughter of the late William & Anna (Tyler) Groh, Florence had been a resident of Newberry since 1935. In addition to being a devoted homemaker raising her family, she enjoyed camping, quilting, canning, baking donuts […]

by · July 1, 2014 ·
Helen Pearl LehreJuly 20, 1940 - June 29, 2014

Helen Pearl Lehre
Sunday, June 29, 2014

Helen P Lehre passed away on June 29, 2014 with family at her side at the Hospice House. She was born on July 20, 1940. She was a lifelong resident of Sault, Michigan and a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She held many jobs through-out her life, none of which were more important to her than that […]

by · July 1, 2014 ·
Howard Emerson VollickFebruary 18, 1931 - June 23, 2014

Howard E. Vollick
Monday, June 23, 2014

Howard E. Vollick of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at his home on June 23, 2014 surrounded by his family. Howard was born February 18, 1931 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to William and Ellen (Farrish) Vollick. Howard was an excellent woodworker. He worked with Soo Builders for many years as well as the First United Presbyterian Church after […]

by · June 26, 2014 ·
Gregory J. BrownFebruary 1, 1961 - June 22, 2014

Gregory J. Brown
Sunday, June 22, 2014

Gregory J. Brown of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan on June 22, 2014. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 1, 1961 to John A. and Deloris (Shene) Brown. Greg enjoyed camping with his family in addition to watching his son play football, shopping with his daughter Hunter, and enjoying one […]

by · June 25, 2014 ·
Albert "Slim" McCormickJune 24, 1934 - June 19, 2014

Albert “Slim” McCormick
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Albert Henry “Slim” McCormick, age 79, of Dafter, Michigan, passed away on Thursday afternoon, June 19, 2014 at Tendercare Nursing Home. Slim was born on June 24, 1934 in Brimley, Michigan to the late Andrew and Agnes (Rates) McCormick. He served his country in the United States Army, and later worked in the commercial fishing industry and in construction (where […]

by · June 23, 2014 ·

John “Jack” William Mitchell
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

John “Jack” William Mitchell, 86, of Conway, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He was born on November 5, 1927 in Kipling, Ohio, the only son of the late William John and Mildred Burris Mitchell. Jack graduated as an outstanding athlete from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D. His career in the newspaper business spanned […]

by · June 21, 2014 ·
Mary Isabell (Stevenson) Plont June 7, 1938  - June 18, 2014

Mary Isabell (Stevenson) Plont
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Mary Isabell (Stevenson) Plont, age 76, of DeTour Village, Michigan, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, Michigan. She was born June 7, 1938 in DeTour Village to Frederick James and Pearl (McLeod) Stevenson. Mary was a lifelong DeTour resident. On December 30, 1961, she married George Joseph Plont at Sacred Heart Church in DeTour […]

by · June 20, 2014 ·
James C. SauroMay 26, 1937 - June 17, 2014

James Carmen Sauro
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

James Carmen Sauro, age 77, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Tuesday morning, June 17, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital. James was born on May 26, 1937 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Jack and Angeline (Porcaro) Sauro. James married Patricia Blankenship in September 1968 at the First Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching westerns, going to the […]

by · June 19, 2014 ·

Samuel Stamper, Jr
Monday, June 16, 2014

Samuel Stamper, Jr., 81, a longtime Curtis resident, died at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, June 16, 2014. Born in Newberry on September 25, 1932, he was a son of the late Samuel and Ethel (Russell) Stamper, Sr. Samuel Jr. attended Newberry High School and on September 30, 1949, Samuel enter the US Army. He served until […]

by · June 18, 2014 ·
Reverend Harry W. FisherDecember 23, 1929 - June 12, 2014

Reverend Harry W. Fisher
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Reverend Harry W. Fisher, 84, of Engadine, was called home to our Lord and Savior Thursday evening June 12, 2014. Born December 23, 1929 in Corrine, son of the late Hugh & Bertie (Click) Fisher, Harry was a 1946 graduate of Gould City High School. On December 8, 1946, he enlisted in the United States Navy serving during World War […]

by · June 18, 2014 ·

Carol J. Crouch
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Carol J. Crouch, 72, of Lakefield Township, died Tuesday morning June 10, 2014 at her residence with her husband Larry Sr. at her side. Born June 3, 1942 in Freemont, daughter of the late Elmer L. & Margaret L. (Fyvie) Fenton, Carol was raised in Grayling and was a graduate of Grayling High School. She received her Master’s Degree in […]

by · June 18, 2014 ·

Dutch & Taka Hanes
Friday, June 13, 2014

A memorial service celebrating the lives of Dutch and Taka Hanes will be held Saturday June 21, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Northstar Baptist Church in McMillan with Pastor Paul Williams officiating. Memorials may be directed to Northstar Baptist Church in their memory. Condolences may be expressed at www.beaulieufuneralhome.com. Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.

by · June 14, 2014 ·
Danny Lee “Doozer” McPhersonNovember 8, 1950 - November 8, 1950

Danny Lee “Doozer” McPherson
Monday, June 9, 2014

Danny Lee “Doozer” McPherson, age 63, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, died unexpectedly on June 9, 2014 in Petoskey, Michigan. He was born November 8, 1950 in Sault Ste. Marie to Roland Valentino McPherson and Maybelle (Lewis) McPherson. Danny grew up in Sault Ste. Marie where he graduated from Sault Area High School. He married Karen Lee Nayback on July […]

by · June 14, 2014 ·
Richard LeRoy EdingtonJuly 25, 1944 - June 8, 2014

Richard LeRoy Edington
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Richard LeRoy Edington, age 69, of Pickford, Michigan, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born July 25, 1944 in Lansing, Michigan, to LeRoy Bernard and Harriett Lula (Kropf) Edington. Dick grew up in the Morrice/Perry area outside of Lansing. His passion was farming and in 1973 he bought a farm in Pickford […]

by · June 10, 2014 ·
Theodore "Ted" Senecal September 27, 1919 - June 4, 2014

Theodore “Ted” Senecal
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Theodore “Ted” Senecal, 94, of Grand Marais, died Wednesday morning June 4, 2014 at Marquette General Hospital. Born September 27, 1919 in Grand Marais, son of the late Michael & Sarah (Glaza) Senecal, Ted was raised in Grand Marais and at the age of 16, joined the Civilian Conservation Corp. learning construction and engineering while finishing his high school requirements. […]

by · June 10, 2014 ·