Obituaries

Ronald Leroy BruningSeptember 8, 1933 - July 25, 2014

Ronald Leroy Bruning, 80
Friday, July 25, 2014

Ronald Leroy Bruning of Rogers City and Cedarville, 16-year manager of the Les Cheneaux Club on Marquette Island, Cedarville and former owner and operator of the Bruning Standard Station in Hessel, died at the age of 80, Friday, July 25, at the Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie. Ron was born September 8, 1933, to Loretta and Ernest Bruning […]

by · August 1, 2014 ·
Dorothy A. PringleJanuary 9, 1949 - July 28, 2014

Dorothy A. Pringle, 65
Monday, July 28, 2014

Lifelong Newberry resident, Dorothy A. Pringle, 65, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday afternoon July 28, 2014 at Golden Leaves Living Center. Born January 9, 1949 in Newberry, daughter of the late Glen & Beatrice (Nelson) Carpenter, Dorothy was a 1967 graduate of Newberry High School. She was employed as an attendant nurse at the former Newberry […]

by · July 30, 2014 ·

Shirley M. Cameron, 86
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Shirley M. Cameron of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan  died Saturday July 26, 2014 in Munising, Michigan.  Shirley was born on August 16, 1927 in  Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Shirley enjoyed crafts, playing cards, going to the casino and shows, shopping, spending time with her good friends, having coffee with the great group of ladies who meet at McDonald’s, going out […]

by · July 30, 2014 ·

Harold “H” Walker, 84
Monday, July 28, 2014

Harold “H” Walker, Age 84 of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away on Monday July 28, 2014 at Hearthside Assisted Living. “H” was born in Sault Ste. Marie on July 22, 1930 to Alton and Julia (Cook) Walker. He had just celebrated his 84th birthday. He worked in the construction field as a stone mason. He would love to go […]

by · July 29, 2014 ·

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Currie, 84
Sunday, July 27, 2014

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Currie passed away Sunday July 27, 2014. She was born to Carl and Molly (Belanger) Lumsden on December 10, 1929. She is survived by niece Ruth Ann (Currie) Newsome, Krista Fountain and Kari Copa; sister Delores (Forest) Reed and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, loving husband Albert of 63 […]

by · July 29, 2014 ·
Joyce (McCoy) Filer, 85Sunday, July 27, 2014

Joyce (McCoy) Filer, 85
Sunday, July 27, 2014

  In loving memory of Joyce Filer (McCoy, Biron) who passed on peacefully at the Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie early Sunday morning on July 27, 2014. Joyce was born on May 8, 1929 on Sugar Island in Payment. She is survived by her children Antoinette Biron, John Biron, Robert Biron, Thomas Biron, Theresa Biron, Barbara Biron, and Gary […]

by · July 29, 2014 ·

Nancy E. McKiddie, 81
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Nancy E. McKiddie of Drummond Island, Michigan passed away at Hospice of E.U.P. in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on July 23, 2014. She was born May 1, 1933 to Emil and Ingrid Nevanen on Drummond Island. Surviving Nancy McKiddie are her husband Donald McKiddie of Drummond, Island, sons Doug McKiddie of Drummond Island, and Rick (Jean) McKiddie of Columbia, Tennessee. […]

by · July 29, 2014 ·

George M. Brugman, 58
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

George M. Brugman, age 58, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Wednesday July 23, 2014 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital.

by · July 26, 2014 ·

John H. McNamara, 81
Thursday, July 24, 2014

John H. McNamara, 81, of Newberry, died at his daughter’s residence in Newberry on July 24, 2014 while under the care of Northwood’s Home Health & Hospice. Born on July 9, 1933, he was a son of the late Charles & Maude (Walters) McNamara. John had held various employments throughout his life, but mainly as a woodsman, heavy equipment operator, […]

by · July 26, 2014 ·
Francis Paul MendeFebruary 22, 1923 - July. 24, 2014

Francis Paul Mende, 91
Thursday, July 24, 2014

  Francis Paul Mende, 91, died Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan following complications from a massive stroke. Paul leaves his wife of 67 years, Marion Edith (Slater); his daughters Janet (Douglas) Reed, Barbara (Mick) Jolley, Patricia (Thomas) Koenig, Paula Kaye (Paul) Rabidoux; his beloved nephew Larry (Julie) Peterman who was like […]

by · July 25, 2014 ·
Beverly E. SmithOctober 3, 1933 - July 23, 2014

Beverly E. Smith, 80
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Beverly E. Smith, 80 a lifelong Newberry Area resident, died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Born on October 3, 1933 in Soo Junction, Beverly was one of 14 siblings of George E. & Ida (Mitchum) Wood. Beverly was employed as a cook at the Newberry Regional Mental Health Facility for almost 15 years when the […]

by · July 24, 2014 ·
Carl McKerchieOctober 24, 1947 - July 21, 2014

Carl McKerchie, 66
Monday, July 21, 2014

Carl McKerchie of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away on July 21, 2014. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on October 24, 1947 to Lawrence and Henrietta (Roy) McKerchie. Carl was an avid hockey player and fan. His caring big heart had room for many. He worked for Weir Moving and Storage for over 30 years. Carl enjoyed […]

by · July 24, 2014 ·

Hunter Raymond Ross, 15 months
Tuesday, July 22, 2014)

Hunter was born on Easter Sunday 3/31/13. He was born 15 weeks premature at War Memorial Hospital and he weighed 1 lb 13 oz and was 13 inches long. He was air lifted to C.S. Mott’s Children’s Hospital where he spent the first 6 months of his sweet life as he had chronic lung disease and BPD which required him […]

by · July 24, 2014 ·
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 ·