Obituaries

Esther Pearl HakolaJanuary 15, 1921 - January 29, 2015

Esther Pearl Hakola, 94
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Esther Pearl Hakola, age 94, of Rudyard, Michigan, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, Michigan. She was born January 15, 1921 in Ozark, Michigan to Opie T. and Edna (Shipley) Lovegrove. Esther grew up in Michigan and Indiana. She attended Dick School in Ozark and a school in Indiana for the first through eighth […]

by · January 31, 2015 ·
Catherine V. "Katie GeskeAugust 23, 1920 - January 29, 2015

Catherine V. “Katie” Geske, 94
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Catherine V. “Katie” Geske, 94, of Trout Lake, died at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique on Thursday, January 29, 2015. She was born on August 23, 1920, in Engadine, and was a daughter of the late Matt & Barbara (Mihelcic) Ozanich. For most of her life, Katie lived in the Eastern UP, She was an avid volunteer, working […]

by · January 31, 2015 ·
Kevin George Gill, 62Thursday, January 22, 2015

Kevin George Gill, 62
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Kevin George Gill, age 62 of Lake City passed away at his home Thursday, January 22, 2015. Kevin was born June 23, 1952 in Pontiac to George and Sally (Schaeffer) Gill. He graduated from Lake City High School in 1970 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served during the Vietnam War and was discharged in 1975. […]

by · January 29, 2015 ·
Albert "Charlie" KrullSeptember 20, 1929 - January 23, 2015

Albert “Charlie” Krull, 85
Friday, January 23, 2015

Albert “Charlie” Krull, age 85, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Friday evening, January 23, 2015 at War Memorial Hospital. Charlie was born on September 20, 1929 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Otto and Cecelia (Johndreau) Krull. On November 22, 1947, he was married to Dorothy Jacobs by Pastor J. Elmer Dahlgren in Sault Ste. Marie, […]

by · January 29, 2015 ·

Earl L. Carmody, 92
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Longtime Newberry resident, Earl L. Carmody, 92, died Tuesday afternoon January 27, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. Born June 25, 1922 in Cheboygan, son of the late Michael and Lula (Phillips) Carmody, Earl was a 1939 graduate of Cheboygan High School. From 1942 to 1945, Earl served in the Company D 167th infantry as a squad leader in the […]

by · January 29, 2015 ·

Darlene Marie (Desormeaux) Sasseville, 81
Sunday, January 25, 2015

Darlene Marie Sasseville of Woodfield Blvd. Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Sunday January 25, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan.  Darlene was born June 12, 1933 in Kelden, Michigan the daughter of Eugene and Catherine Desormeaux.  She loved to paint and play bingo and also loved spending time with her family. Darlene is survived by her sisters Albertine […]

by · January 29, 2015 ·
Vernon Rene MunroApril 4, 1955 - January 26, 2015

Vernon Rene Monro, 59
Monday, January 26, 2015

Vernon Rene Munro, age 59, of DeTour Village, Michigan, died Monday, January 26, 2015 at his home. He was born April 4, 1955 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to William Jean Munro and Lorna Elaine (Ehle) Munro. Vernon grew up in DeTour, a town that held a special place in his heart. He appreciated the company and efforts of relatives […]

by · January 29, 2015 ·

Blanche Jared, 68
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Blanche Jared of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on January 20, 2015. She was born in Pickford, Michigan the 14th out of 16 children to Levi and Leona (Smith) Pierce on April 22, 1946. She was a unique individual. Surviving are her son Robert Dale Jared of LaVergne, Tennessee, daughter Kimberly (John) Roberson of Murfreesboro, […]

by · January 27, 2015 ·
Floyd “Stu” SouleFebruary 16, 1930 - January 21, 2015

Floyd “Stu” Soule, 84
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Floyd “Stu” Soule, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and formerly of DeTour, Michigan died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Floyd was born February 16, 1930 to Harold Soule and Mildred Abear Soule in Springfield, Illinois. Floyd grew up in Wild Rose, Wisconsin until he and his mom and siblings moved to DeTour in 1944. […]

by · January 27, 2015 ·
Thomas "Tom" ButkovichNovember 1, 1934 - January 22, 2015

Thomas J. Butkovich, 80
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Thomas J. Butkovich, 80, of Engadine, died on Thursday morning at his home while under the care of Northwood’s Home Health and Hospice. Born on November 1, 1934, Tom was a son of the late Thomas L. & Signe M. (Huhta) Butkovich. He graduated from Engadine High School in the class of 1954. Tom joined the US Army in 1957 […]

by · January 22, 2015 ·

Gilmore R. Somes, 85
Monday, January 19, 2015

Gilmore R. Somes passed away January 19, 2015 with his family at his side. Gil was born March 22, 1929, one of 13 children of Agnes and Harold Somes. He was 85. Gil lived most of his life in Sault Ste. Marie after growing up on Neebish Island. He left the Sault in 1963 to seek employment downstate. There he […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Myles Gordon RuddNovember 15, 1929 - January 18, 2015

Myles Gordon Rudd, 85
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Myles Gordon Rudd, died peacefully, with his family surrounding him, on January 18, 2015. He was born November 15, 1929 to Howard “Mike” Rudd and Della Waybrant Rudd in Cedarville, Michigan. Myles grew up in Cedarville and attended Cedarville schools until his family moved to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for his senior year of high school. Following graduation from Sault […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Audrey J. SawyersAugust 24, 1929 - January 18, 2015

Audrey J. Sawyers, 85
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Audrey J. Sawyers, age 85, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Sunday morning, January 18, 2015 at Tendercare Nursing Home in Sault Ste. Marie. Audrey was born on August 24, 1929 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Alexander and Mildred (Avery) McCready. She was a graduate of Pickford High School. Audrey married Donald R. Sawyers on October […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Lee H. KerridgeNovember 12, 1934 - January 17, 2015

Lee H. Kerridge, 80
Saturday, January 17, 2015

Lee H. Kerridge, 80, a longtime Garnet area resident, died on Saturday evening January 17, 2015 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital with his family by his side. Born in Levering on November 12, 1934, Lee was a son of the late Alfred & Frances M. (Hatfield) Kerridge. Lee was employed and retired from the Mackinac County Road Commission and then […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·
Terrence "Terry" Edward WebbAugust 27, 1960 - January 15, 2015

Terrence “Terry” E. Webb, 54
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Terrence “Terry” E. Webb, 54, of Newberry, died suddenly Thursday January 15, 2015 at his residence. Born August 27, 1960 in Winnemicca, NV, son of William “Jack” and Selena “Sally” (Haapalainen) Webb, Terry was a 1978 graduate of Newberry High School. On September 8, 1978, he enlisted in the United States Air Force working in the telecommunications field and in […]

by · January 21, 2015 ·