Obituaries

Terry James MenardNovember 25, 1950 - November 19, 2014

Terry James Menard, 63
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Terry James Menard, age 63, of Sugar Island, Michigan passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital as a result of an automobile accident. Terry was born on November 25, 1950 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. On June 17, 1972, he married Debra Jane Teets, whom he had been dating since she was 13 years old. He joined […]

by · November 26, 2014 ·
Dale Robert DunnJuly 4, 1989 - November 18, 2014

Dale Robert Dunn, 25
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dale Robert Dunn, 25, passed away unexpectedly on November 18th, 2014. He was born in Petoskey, Michigan to Dale and Lisa Dunn on July 4, 1989. Dale resided in Cedarville, Michigan with his wife Chelsea (Babcock) Dunn. He graduated from Cedarville Schools and went on to earn an Associate’s degree in Business Management from Lake Superior State University. Dale also […]

by · November 26, 2014 ·
Farrell E. Elliot, 85Thursday, November 20, 2014

Farrell E. Elliot, 85
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Retired Chippewa County Prosecuting Attorney Farrell E. Elliott died peacefully at his home on Lakeshore Drive in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on November 20, 2014, at the age of 85. Farrell Elliott was born on November 14, 1929, in Sault Ste. Marie to Fred and Elizabeth Elliott. He graduated from Sault Area High School in 1947, attended Michigan Tech Branch […]

by · November 26, 2014 ·
Gene WestbrookJune 5, 1937 - November 17, 2014

Gene Westbrook, 77
Monday, November 17, 2014

Gene Westbrook, age 77, of Dafter, Michigan passed away Monday, November 17, 2014 at University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Gene was born on June 5, 1937 in Marysville, Michigan the son of the late Russell and Mildred (Woodruff) Westbrook. He graduated from Marysville High School with the class of 1956. On February 7, 1959, he married Karen Bostick in […]

by · November 20, 2014 ·
Elmer Gordon BowermanMarch 15, 1921 - November 15, 2014

Elmer Gordon Bowerman, 93
Saturday, November 15, 2014

Elmer Gordon Bowerman, age 93, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away early Saturday morning, November 15, 2014 at the Hospice of the EUP – Hospice House, following a battle with cancer. Elmer was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on March 15, 1921, the son of the late Gideon and Carrie (Burmaster) Bowerman. On August 17, 1942, Elmer married […]

by · November 19, 2014 ·
Robert Glenn Ver StrateMarch 24, 1955 - November 16, 2014

Robert Glenn Ver Strate, 59
Sunday, November 16, 2014

Robert Glenn Ver Strate, age 59, of Rudyard, Michigan, was called home to his Lord on Sunday evening, November 16, 2014. He was born March 24, 1955 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Harry and Genevieve Geneva (Hesselink) Ver Strate. Bob lived his entire life on their family farm in Rudyard. Bob attended Rudyard Area Schools. His sister Ruth lived […]

by · November 19, 2014 ·

Eldora B. Ott, 99
Friday, November 14, 2014

Eldora B. Ott, 99, a lifelong area resident, died on Friday, November 14, 2014 at Robin’s Nest Adult Care Facility in Newberry. Born on November 3, 1915 in Gulliver, she was a daughter of the late Frank & Elizabeth (Paquin) Leny. Eldora had been a resident of Newberry since 1927 and was employed by the Red Owl grocery store as […]

by · November 19, 2014 ·

Hadley M. Turner
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hadley M. Turner, infant daughter of Michael Turner and Kimberly Richards of Newberry, died in Ann Arbor on November 11, 2014. Born in Marquette on September 27, 2014, Hadley was transferred to Ann Arbor shortly after birth. Besides her parents, Hadley is survived by her maternal grandfather Andrew Richards of Mackinac Island; her maternal grandmother and grand father Kandice (Richard) […]

by · November 19, 2014 ·
Kathryn M. BourdoJune 11, 1924 - November 12, 2014

Kathryn M. Bourdo, 90
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kathryn M. Bourdo, 90, of Newberry, died Wednesday afternoon November 12, 2014 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Born June 11, 1924 in Marshall, daughter of the late Henry & Tressa (Twa) Weers, she attended Marshall High School and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. On March 30, 1941, she married Paul Bourdo and moved to Rockford where […]

by · November 13, 2014 ·

Randall “Randy” Proffitt, 68
Monday, November 10, 2014

Randall H. “Randy” Proffitt, age 68, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Monday afternoon, November 10, 2014 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Randy was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on June 21, 1946. He graduated from Sault High School with the class of 1964 and later attended LSSU. Randy worked as a switching equipment technician for Michigan Bell […]

by · November 13, 2014 ·

Kelsey Raylyn Theut, 20
Friday, November 7, 2014

Kelsey Raylyn Theut  of Sault Ste. Marie, MI died November 7, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.  She was born May 22, 1994. Kelsey loved music and art. She is also a member of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Kelsey is survived by her parents Corey (Lyndon) Shipman and Dan Theut, one daughter Amerie Jay Enos, three sisters Alicia Hyde, […]

by · November 13, 2014 ·

Dominik Wayne Dunbar, 7
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Dominik Wayne Dunbar of Norfolk, Virginia, passed away Tuesday November 4, 2014 at his home.  Dominik was born August 6, 2007 in Gretna, Louisiana. He was an honor roll student and enjoyed hockey and legos. His is survived by his parents Kimberly and Shane Dunbar;   brother Donavan Dunbar;  Grandparents  Melvin Dunbar, Kenneth Berkland. Grandparents Debbie Bumstead and Helen Berkland have predeceased Dominik. Visitation […]

by · November 13, 2014 ·

George Allen “Skip” Ounan, Jr., 57
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

George Allen “Skip” Ounan, Jr., of North Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Oscoda, MI, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. He was 57. He worked as a Boiler Technician in the U.S. Navy and was discharged as a Petty Officer, 3rd class. He loved being outdoors especially boating, fishing and golfing. Skip was […]

by · November 10, 2014 ·
Peter Joseph DecourcyMarch 29, 1940 - November 6, 2014

Peter Joseph Decourcy, 74
Thursday, November 6, 2014

Peter Joseph Decourcy of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Thursday November 6, 2014 at his home.  Peter was born March 29, 1940 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario the son of Joseph and Myrtle Decourcy. Peter was very active in so many things within our community from playing John Johnston for our area history, producing and directing plays, acting and set […]

by · November 8, 2014 ·

Mary A. Ringler, 88
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Mary A. Ringler, 88 a resident of McMillan Twp., died on Tuesday morning, November 4, 2014 at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Born in Engadine on August 5, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Katherine (Klobucher) Raski. She married Russell Ringler in Detroit. They made their home in the area until her husband died […]

by · November 8, 2014 ·