Obituaries

Gary D. Butler, 74
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Gary D. Butler, age 74, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Tuesday evening, January 6, 2015 at War Memorial Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit. Gary was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on June 28, 1940, the son of the late William and Jane (Teets) Butler. He was raised in the Algonquin area of town until he joined the […]

by · January 7, 2015 ·
Marilyn AmaroseMay 6, 1934 - January 4, 2015

Marilyn Amarose, 80
Sunday, January 4, 2015

Marilyn Amarose of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away unexpectedly at her home on January 4, 2015. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on May 6, 1934 to Henry and Rose (Kirkpatrick) Sharples. Marilyn was a stay at home mom, a true homemaker. She enjoyed the time she spent with friends and family. She was a member of […]

by · January 7, 2015 ·
Juanita M. HillDecember 3, 1950 - January 4, 2015

Juanita M. Hill, 64
Sunday, January 4, 2015

Juanita M. Hill, 64 It is with great sadness that the family of Juanita Marie Hill, announces her passing on, Sunday, January 4, 2015, at the age of 64 years. Juanita was born December 3, 1950 in Sault, Michigan, the daughter of the late Friidolph and Pearl (Aslin) Lipponen. Juanita was a life time resident of Brimley. She graduated from […]

by · January 7, 2015 ·
Scott J. JewellSeptember 15, 1952 - January 4, 2015

Scott J. Jewell
Sunday, January 4, 2015

Scott J. Jewell was born September 15, 1952 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the son of George E. Jewell and the late Josephine Poglese.  Scott passed away Sunday January 4, 2015 at War Memorial Hospital with his family by his side. Scott is survived by his wife Katherine T. McKerchie whom he married September 28, 1973.  A son Scott E. (Melissa) Jewell;  two […]

by · January 7, 2015 ·
John OwaskiMay 15, 1922 - December 31, 2014

John Owaski, 92
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

John Owaski, 92 years old, returned to the Lord December 31, 2014. He had been in and out of hospitals since November but was able to spend his last Christmas week at home in the Sault with his family. Mr. Owaski was born May 15, 1922, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He lived most of his life in the Algonquin […]

by · January 3, 2015 ·
Lois E. MoultonMay 7, 1933 - December 28, 2014

Lois E. Moulton, 81
Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lois E. Moulton, 81, of Newberry, died Sunday morning December 28, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born May 7, 1933 in Engadine, daughter of the late William & Augusta (Fenske) DePottey, she married Richard L. Moulton on December 26, 1975. Lois owned and operated Lois’s Coiffures in Newberry for 30 years. She served on the Newberry Country […]

by · December 31, 2014 ·

Jesse Margaret Senogles, 78
Sunday, December 28, 2014

Jessie Margaret Senogles died Sunday, December 28, 2014, at War Memorial Hospital surrounded by her children. She was born August 27, 1936 in Sault Ste. Marie. Jessie was a graduate of Sault High School class of 1953. She was a lifelong member of Rosedale Community Church and was a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians where […]

by · December 31, 2014 ·

Marjean Shilts, 80
Saturday, December 27, 2014

Marjean Shilts passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014 surrounded by family at War Memorial Hospital.  She was born October 29, 1934 and was a lifelong resident of the Sault area. She was predeceased by her parents, Ora and Gertrude McCready, and daughter Becky Lynn Shilts.  She is survived by a large and bustling family to whom she was infinitely devoted:  Her husband Gary […]

by · December 31, 2014 ·

James Robert McDonald, 64
Saturday, December 27, 2014

James Robert McDonald, age 64, of Kincheloe, Michigan, died on Saturday, December 27, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born October 18, 1950 in Petoskey, Michigan to Gordon Earl and Carol Viola (Brubacher) McDonald. Jim first lived in Brutus, Michigan until age three when his family moved to Pickford, Michigan. He lived in Pickford until age fourteen when […]

by · December 31, 2014 ·
Gary M. McKiddieMarch 19, 1942 - December 30, 2014

Gary McKiddie, 72
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Gary McKiddie of Brimley, Michigan passed away on December 30, 2014 due to pneumonia. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to George and Muriel (Mills) McKiddie. He was proud of his service as a jet mechanic in the Marines. He enjoyed being involved with the Soo Pilot’s Association and the V.F.W. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards. […]

by · December 30, 2014 ·
Rodney John Kokko, 46Sunday, December 28, 2014

Rodney John Kokko, 46
Sunday, December 28, 2014

Rodney John Kokko, age 46, of Rudyard, Michigan, died on December 28, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born on December 11, 1968 to Wesley Mattias and Glenda Kay (Meis) Kokko in Saginaw, Michigan. Rodney grew up in Saginaw. He worked at a convenience store after graduating from high school. He then worked at machine shops until his […]

by · December 30, 2014 ·
Mary Ellen “Minnie” PiippoJanuary 15, 1934 - December 24, 2014

Mary Ellen “Minnie” Piippo, 80
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Mary Ellen “Minnie” Piippo, age 80, of Rudyard, Michigan, died on December 24, 2014 at the Hospice of the E.U.P. Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan with family by her side. She was born on January 15, 1934 to Lloyd N. and Rowena A. (Thomas) Obeshaw in St. Ignace, Michigan. Mary was born and raised in St. Ignace. She […]

by · December 30, 2014 ·
Nellie Veronica KopinskiFebruary 2, 1920 - December 26, 2014

Nellie Veronica Kopinski, 94
Friday, December 26, 2014

Nellie Veronica Kopinski, age 94, of Hessel, Michigan, died on December 26, 2014 in Cedarville, Michigan. She was born on February 2, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan to Casmere and Emillinne (Dureau) Burkacki Nellie grew up on the Eastside of Detroit. She met Walter Martin Kopinski in Detroit and they married on October 5, 1940. They raised their family in St. […]

by · December 30, 2014 ·
Cynthia Mildred ManvilleMarch 16, 1956 - December 16, 2014

Cynthia Mildred Manville, 58
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Cynthia M. Manville, 58 of Sault Ste. Marie, died on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Born on March 16, 1956 in Pickford, Cynthia was the daughter of Ray and Gladys (Crisp) Earl. Cynthia is survived by her son, Robert (Chasity); granddaughters, Reagan and Harper; a sister Renee Earl-Vann, (Kenneth) brother-in-law; a brother, James Earl, […]

by · December 27, 2014 ·
Peter J. ShinosFebruary 21, 1932 - December 25, 2014

Peter Joseph Shinos, 82
Thursday, December 25, 2014

Peter Joseph Shinos, age 82, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Thursday evening, December 25, 2014 at home surrounded by family. Peter was born on February 21, 1932 on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, the son of the late John and Rebecca (Sampson) Shinos. He was a member of the First Nations Canada Manitoulin Island Band. At a young age Peter […]

by · December 27, 2014 ·