Obituaries

Granvel Brickey
August 27, 1939 - October 3, 2014

Granvel Brickey, 75
Friday, October 3, 2014

Granvel Brickey, 75, of Kingsport, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 3, 2014. Granvel was the son of the late Daton Brickey and Claudia Gillenwater. He was self-employed. Survivors include his daughter, Marcy (Ron) Misner; sisters Melba Bishop, Cathy (Mickey) Carberry, of Kingsport, and Uncle Wiley Brickey of Bluffton, IN, many nieces, nephews, cousins. Granvel was known by many nicknames: […]

by · October 5, 2014 ·
Elizabeth Ann “Beth” QuinnellFebruary 21, 1936 - October 2, 2014

Elizabeth Ann “Beth” Quinnell, 78
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Elizabeth Ann “Beth” Quinnell, age 78, of Pickford, Michigan, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 21, 1936, in Pickford, to Fredrick Alvin and Ethel Janet (Rye) Wallis. Beth lived in Pickford most of her life and was a member of the Class of 1954 at Pickford […]

by · October 4, 2014 ·
Glen Rye McDowellJune 7, 1928 - October 2, 2014

Glen Rye McDowell, 86
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Glen Rye McDowell, age 86, of Rudyard, Michigan, died on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born on June 7, 1928 in Rudyard Township to Elmer Vern and Edith Delilah (Rye) McDowell. Glen grew up on the PeaLine Road. He had fond memories of his childhood. A highlight of his childhood was the Rudyard Basketball […]

by · October 4, 2014 ·
Clarence H MitchellMay 26, 1964 - October 1, 2014

Clarence Herbert Mitchell
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Name of Deceased:      Clarence Herbert Mitchell Residence:               Sault Ste. Marie, MI Date & Place of Death:    October 1, 2014 Sault Ste. Marie, MI Date & Place of Birth:    May 26, 1964 Lansing, MI SURVIVED BY: Wife:     Francine Marie (MacArthur) Mitchell of Sault Ste. Marie, MI 1 Son:       Calvin Clarence Mitchell of Sault Ste. Marie, MI 2 Daughters:    Sue Ellen Mitchell of Sault Ste. Marie, […]

by · October 4, 2014 ·
Theodore WIlliam WilliamsMay 31, 1933 - September 29, 2014

Theodore William Williams, 81
Monday, September 29, 2014

Theodore William Williams, age 81, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Monday morning, September 29, 2014 at his home. Ted was born on May 31, 1933 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the son of the late Charles and Leona (Tobias) Williams. After several years of work, Ted retired from Northern Transitions. He was a kind soul who enjoyed outings […]

by · October 3, 2014 ·

Gordon McCloskey, 81
Friday, September 26, 2014

Gordon McCloskey, age 81, of Barbeau, Michigan passed away Friday evening, September 26, 2014 at the Hospice of the EUP – Hospice House. Gordon was born in Detroit, MI on June 14, 1933, the son of the late Richard and Beatrice (Gunnell) McCloskey. He was a 1951 graduate of Romulus High School. He served his country in the United States […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
William J. SuggittDecember 29, 1926 - September 26, 2014

William J. Suggitt, 87
Friday, September 26, 2014

William J. Suggitt of South Mackinac Trail Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, passed away Friday September 26, 2014 at the Hospice House of the EUP.  Bill was born December 29, 1926 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the son of Arthur and Edith Suggitt. Bill was a retired teamster at Claremont Transfer,  worked in maintenance at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church having built the rose […]

by · September 27, 2014 ·

Robert Bruce Burton Sr., 84
Saturday, September 20, 2014

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Robert Bruce Burton Sr. passed away at home surrounded by family after a bout with prostate cancer. He was born July 4, 1930 and died September 20, 2014. Rob is survived by his wife of 61 years, Merry Lou (Badder) Burton, children: Greg Burton, Cindy Schwiderson, Celia (Lou) Gates, Bob Burton, Robin (Leo) Burnett and […]

by · September 27, 2014 ·
Richard "Dick" Van SadlerMarch 14, 1930 - September 22, 2014

Richard “Dick” Van Sadler, 84
Monday, September 22, 2014

Richard “Dick” Van Sadler, 84, of Engadine, Michigan, went to his heavenly home on Monday September 22, 2014, with family at his side. Born March 14, 1930 in Deford, son of the late Perry & Edna (VanBlaircon) Sadler, he enlisted in the Navy at age 17, followed by the Marine Corp where he was an Expert Marksman. Richard spent many […]

by · September 27, 2014 ·
Dorothy M. MacDonald HillierFebruary 9, 1915 - September 21, 2014

Dorothy M. MacDonald Hillier, 99
Sunday, September 21, 2014

Dorothy M. MacDonald Hillier of Sault Ste. Marie peacefully passed away on Sunday morning, September 21, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. She was born in Wetmore, Michigan on February 9, 1915 to Louis C. Litzner Sr. and Augusta (Wiertella) Litzner. She graduated as class valedictorian from LaSalle High School in St. Ignace in 1932. Shortly thereafter […]

by · September 27, 2014 ·
Andrew Herman PatzerSeptember 4, 1918 - September 22, 2014

Andrew Herman Patzer, 96
Monday, September 22, 2014

Lifelong Engadine resident, Andrew Herman Patzer, 96, died Monday morning September 22, 2014 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry. Born September 4, 1918 in Engadine, a twin son of the late Andrew & Wilhelmina (Greenwald) Patzer, Herman was baptized and confirmed in Bethlehem Lutheran Church and remained a lifelong member. Combining travel with employment, Herman worked in Detroit and […]

by · September 23, 2014 ·
Shellsea Blair LefebreDecember 15, 2001 - September 21, 2014

Shellsea Blair Lefebre, 12
Sunday, September 21, 2014

Shellsea Blair “Shelly” Lefebre, age 12, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, September 21, 2014 on Drummond Island, Michigan. Shelly was born on December 15, 2001 in Coos Bay, Oregon. She was a seventh grader at Sault Area Middle School. She was a member of 4-H, Girl Scouts Troop #5160, and Calvary Baptist Church – where […]

by · September 23, 2014 ·
William Fred “Bill” BecksNovember 8, 1938 - September 21, 2014

William Fred “Bill” Becks, 75
Sunday, September 21, 2014

William Fred “Bill” Becks, age 75, of Pickford, Michigan, died on Sunday September 21, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born on November 8, 1938 to William Henry and Lucille Mildred (Haas) Becks in Newberry, Michigan. Bill grew up in Newberry, moved to Pickford as a child and graduated from Pickford High School in 1956. He went to […]

by · September 23, 2014 ·

Betty McNeil, 66
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Betty McNeil of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at her home on September 17, 2014. She was born in Newberry, Michigan on June 1, 1948 to Donald and Verna (Cantrall) Wickwire. Betty worked at Tendercare Nursing Home for many years as a nurse assistant. Surviving Betty are her children, Russell J. (Jen) McNeil of Austin, Texas, and Carol L. […]

by · September 23, 2014 ·
Walter "Jr." WilsonNovember 2, 1928 - September 18, 2014

Walter “Jr.” Wilson, 85
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Walter “Jr.” Wilson of Cedarville, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on September 18, 2014. He was born November 2, 1928 to Walter and Helen (Bertram) Wilson. Jr. was a member of the V.F.W., Lions Club, and the Elks. He loved to travel and dance, he also enjoyed antique boats and cars, snowmobiles, and woodworking. He was always helpful, […]

by · September 19, 2014 ·