Obituaries

R. Scott ShawanFebruary 16, 1956 - July 18, 2014

R. Scott Shawan, 58
Friday, July 18, 2014

R. Scott Shawan, age 58, of Drummond Island, Michigan, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Scott was born February 16, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio, to Jacob Albright Shawan and Margery Ann (Milroy) Shawan. Scott grew up in Columbus and at age 17, moved to Texas with his sister Cindy and settled in […]

by · July 23, 2014 ·

Donelda J. Harper, 77
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Donelda M. Harper (Buddy), age 77 of 4866 E. 7 1/2 Mile Rd. Sault Ste. Marie, MI walked on while in the loving care of her family and the EUP Hospice House in SSM, MI on July 2nd, 2014. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on April 30th, 1937 to Elena and Lawrence Bood. Donelda was the beloved […]

by · July 23, 2014 ·

Robert D. June, 84
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Robert D. June of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on July 20, 2014. He was born December 1, 1929 to Donald and Gladys June in Stanford, Connecticut. Bob had a career with the United States Coast Guard. He was Chief Petty Officer. Surviving Bob June are his loving wife of 64 years, Betty, daughters Patti […]

by · July 23, 2014 ·

George M. Walker, 74
Saturday, July 19, 2014

George M. Walker, age 74, of Pickford, Michigan passed away Saturday evening, July 19, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital.

by · July 23, 2014 ·
Howard “Max” CoxJuly 6, 1938 - July 14, 2014

Howard “Max” Cox, 76
Monday, July 14, 2014

Howard “Max” Cox, age 76, of Sugar Island, Michigan passed away Monday afternoon, July 14, 2014 at his home. Max was born on July 6, 1938 in North Manchester, Indiana to the late Ira and Alta Mary (Michaels) Cox. He married Virginia E. Cramer and later worked as an Industrial Specialist for the Department of Defense. After moving to Sugar […]

by · July 18, 2014 ·
Sandra Gayle IzzardApril 30, 1945 - July 16, 2014

Sandra Gayle Izzard, 69
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Sandra Gayle Izzard, age 69, of Cedarville, Michigan, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan, with her family at her side. She was born April 30, 1945 in Stalwart, Michigan, to Samie Warren and Anna (Marowski) Stevenson. Sandi grew up in Stalwart where she attended a small one room school house for the young […]

by · July 18, 2014 ·
William Donald HendersonApril 9, 1934 - July 16, 2014

William Donald Henderson, 80
Tuesday, July 16, 2014

William Donald Henderson, age 80, of Cedarville, Michigan, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 16, 2014 in Cedarville. Bill was born April 9, 1934 to the late William G. and Edith M. (Alcorn) Henderson in St. Ignace, Michigan. Bill was devoted husband of 37 years to Joan Westover Henderson; loving dad to daughters, Joyce Henderson, Crystal Henderson, Phyllis Henderson, and Michelle Henderson, […]

by · July 18, 2014 ·

Gary Francis Wachter, 60
Wednesday, July 8, 2014

Gary Francis Wachter, age 60, passed away Wednesday July 8, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital Long Term Care in Sault Ste. Marie, where he resided for the last nine months due to declining health. Prior to this he lived in Marquette, Cheboygan, Cadillac and Sault Ste. Marie with his family. Gary was born June 20, 1954 to William and Ellaree […]

by · July 17, 2014 ·
Fred "Ted" Norman SharpeApril 16, 1914 - July 15, 2014

Fred Norman “Ted” Sharpe, 100
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Fred Norman “Ted” Sharpe of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at Freighterview Assisted Living on July 15, 2014. He was born April 16, 1914 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Fred and Elizabeth (Hoornstra) Sharpe. Ted worked for the City of Sault Ste. Marie at the pump station from which he retired after 38 years in 1976. He ran […]

by · July 17, 2014 ·
William H. SodenMay 24, 1939 - July 5, 2014

William H. Soden, 75
Saturday, July 5, 2014

William “Bill” Soden of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Saturday July 5, 2014. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie on May 24, 1939 to Horace and Electa (Rowan) Soden. Bill started work with his father at the City Limits Grocery Store, went on to work for Bunny […]

by · July 15, 2014 ·

Ruby Earl, 96
Saturday, July 12, 2014

Ruby Earl of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on July 12, 2014. She was born in Pickford, Michigan on December 11, 1917 to Fred and Edith (Roberts) Hancock. Surviving Ruby are her sons Bernard Earl of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, Gordon (Wanda) Earl of Barbeau, Michigan, and sister Della Fountain of Pickford, Michigan. Ruby Earl […]

by · July 15, 2014 ·
Vesta Vera (Bachman) Knuth, 96November 10, 1917 - July 10, 2014

Vesta Vera (Bachman) Knuth, 96
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Vesta Vera (Bachman) Knuth, age 96, of DeTour Village, Michigan, died July 10, 2014 in Petoskey, Michigan. She was born November 10, 1917 in Stevensville, Michigan, the youngest of six children born to Robert Gottlieb Bachman and Olga (Ramenstein) Bachman. Vesta grew up in St. Joseph, Michigan. After high school, she attended County Normal Teaching School and began her teaching […]

by · July 14, 2014 ·
Donald Bruce “Terry” Leach

Donald Bruce “Terry” Leach
Friday, July 11, 2014

Donald Bruce “Terry” Leach, age 83, of Hessel, Michigan, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born June 18, 1931 in Pickford, Michigan, to Hugh and Marie Ellen (McLaughlin) Leach. Terry grew up in Pickford and graduated from Pickford High school in 1949. Just two days after graduation, he moved to […]

by · July 14, 2014 ·
Mary Elizabeth “Liz” PomariusJanuary 1, 1921 - July 11, 2014

Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Pomarius
Friday, July 11, 2014

Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Pomarius, 93, of Cedarville, Michigan, died July 11, 2014 in Cedarville. She was born January 1, 1921 in Stalwart, Michigan, to Russell Alexander and Sarah Olive “Ollie” (Crawford) Sims. Liz grew up in Stalwart and graduated in 1939 from Pickford High School. She married Marshall Blain Cruickshank on October 15, 1940 and they moved to Cedarville where […]

by · July 14, 2014 ·

Helen G. Converse
Sunday, July 6, 2014

Helen G. Converse, 79, of Engadine, died Sunday morning July 6, 2014 at Hospice of the E.U.P. in Sault Ste. Marie. Born July 29, 1934 in Pontiac, daughter of the late Peter & Helen (Parent) Fuhrmann, Helen had been a resident of Engadine since 1967. She owned and operated with her husband the Mid-Wa Bar in Naubinway for several years. […]

by · July 12, 2014 ·