Obituaries

David E. Brown, Sr, 55
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

David E. Brown, Sr., 55, a resident of Naubinway, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Born in Flint, Mi., on February 24, 1960, David was a son of the late John E. & Joyce J. (Judd) Brown. David graduated from Southwest High School in the class on 1978. Following his graduation, David became […]

by · March 20, 2015 ·
William Clyde JohnstonJanuary 15, 1936 - March 15, 2015

William Clyde Johnston, 79
Sunday, March 15, 2015

William Clyde Johnston of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his home. Bill was born January 15, 1936 to Clyde D. and Dorothy May (Weir) Johnston. Bill served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 through 1957 stationed on the USS Saratoga and is a plank owner of that ship commissioned April 14, 1956. Bill […]

by · March 18, 2015 ·
Jeri Lee (Stillabower) BaileyJuly 2, 1943 - March 16, 2015

Jeri Lee (Stillabower) Bailey, 71
Monday, March 16, 2015

Jeri Lee (Stillabower) Bailey, age 71, of Drummond Island, Michigan, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at home with her family at her side. She was born July 2, 1943 in Wayne, Michigan, to Donald Raymond and Frances Alice (Hill) Stillabower. Jeri grew up in DeTour Village and graduated from DeTour High School. She worked in the State Unemployment office in […]

by · March 18, 2015 ·

Beverly Arleen Kennedy Gaines, 81
Sunday, March 15, 2015

Beverly Arleen Kennedy Gaines, of Kinross, Michigan, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, while under the loving care of the staff at Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born July 27, 1933 in Great Falls, Montana, where she also grew up. Beverly is preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years John Norman Gaines of Kinross, […]

by · March 18, 2015 ·
Sherryl Lynn PurdyDecember 6, 1945 - March 12, 2015

Sherryl Lynn Purdy, 69
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sherryl Lynn Purdy, age 69, of Kinross, Michigan, died Thursday March 12, 2015, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey, Michigan. She was born December 6, 1945 to Mitchell J. and Margaret Ann (Strandholm) Muscoe in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. As a child, Sherry lived in Hessel, Michigan, until her family moved to Detroit. She attended Lincoln Park High School […]

by · March 18, 2015 ·
Rudolph August SherlundNovember 26, 1920 - March 12, 2015

Rudolph August Sherlund, 94
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Rudolph August Sherlund, age 94, of Cedarville, Michigan, died peacefully on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at home. He was born November 26, 1920 in Cedarville to Frank August Sherlund and Hilda Elise (Lofdahl) Sherlund. Rudy was a lifelong resident of Cedarville. He graduated from Cedarville High School with the Class of 1939 which was the first graduating class from the […]

by · March 18, 2015 ·

Gail A. White, 78
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Gail A. White, 78, a longtime area resident, went to be with her savior from Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. She was born on January 27, 1937 in Flint, Michigan she was a daughter of the late Phineas and Lila (Elroy) Walsh. She graduated from Newberry High School in the class of 1954 and […]

by · March 18, 2015 ·
Marie Elizabeth PaquinNovember 11, 1917 - March 11, 2015

Marie Elizabeth Paquin, 97
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Marie Elizabeth Paquin of Soo Township, Michigan passed away on March 11, 2015 at Long Term Care. She was born to Clarence and Frances (Smith) Burdge on November 11, 1917 in Redford Township, Michigan. Even though Marie grew up in the Detroit and Royal Oak area, her mother, was from Cedarville; so she, her mother and brothers would return every […]

by · March 13, 2015 ·

Margaret Lenore Patton, 88
Monday, March 9, 2015

Margaret Patton of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan on March 9, 2015. She was born May 31, 1926 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Philip and Clara (Jacques) Willette. Margaret enjoyed gardening, cooking, quilting and spending time with her family. She was a graduate from Loretto Academy. Surviving Margaret are her children; Philip […]

by · March 12, 2015 ·

Wayne Fredrick Clow, 69
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Wayne Fredrick Clow, age 69, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away early Wednesday morning, March 11, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Wayne was born on February 23, 1946 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Clifford and Dorothy (Lounds) Clow. He graduated from Sault High School with the class of 1964. He served his country […]

by · March 12, 2015 ·

Terry Jackson, 63
Monday, March 9, 2015

Terry Jacobson, 63 of St. Ignace passed away early Monday morning, March 9 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Ishpeming on March 12,1951 to Nornan “Jake” and Dolores (Revord) Jacobson. He graduated from Ishpeming High Schol class of 1969. He worked for Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Co. for over 8 years. Also in Detroit for […]

by · March 10, 2015 ·

James Albert McCoy, 75
Friday, March 6, 2015

James Albert “Jim” McCoy , age 75, of Brimley, Michigan, passed away Friday evening, March 6, 2015 at his home. Jim was born on June 5, 1939 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the son of the late Albert and Marguerite (Gariepy) McCoy. He graduated from Sault High School with the class of 1958. Later he served his country as a […]

by · March 10, 2015 ·

Oliver “O.D.” Sayles, 71
Sunday, March 8, 2015

Oliver “O.D.” Sayles was born on August 8, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan the son of Manning and Irene (Sczarwitz) Sayles. On Sunday, March 8, 2015, O.D. passed away at his home near Eckerman, Michigan.

by · March 10, 2015 ·
Erma Eileen (Portice) BecksJuly 10, 1935 - March 7, 2015

Erma Eileen (Portice) Becks, 79
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Erma Eileen (Portice) Becks, age 79, of Pickford, Michigan, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 10, 1935 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to Ervin Johnson Portice and Pricilla Elizabeth (Howard) Portice. Eileen grew up in Pickford and graduated from Pickford High School. She married and lived in St. Ignace for […]

by · March 10, 2015 ·
Lynn Lee DyalFebruary 4, 1964 - March 4, 2015

Lynn Lee Dual, 51
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lynn Lee Dyal, age 51, of Drummond Island, Michigan, died March 4, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born February 4, 1964 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Lynn was a lifelong resident of Drummond Island and a graduate of DeTour High School. For many years she worked as a cook at restaurants on the island. Lynn loved […]

by · March 9, 2015 ·