Obituaries

Judith L. ‘Judi’ Colclasure

ESCANABA — Judith L. “Judi” Colclasure, 55, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 at UP Health System – Marquette. She was born on Feb. 28, 1963 in Escanaba, daughter of Melvin J. “Jack” and Rosemary (Soper) Berglund. Judi was raised in Escanaba and graduated from ...

Dorothy M. (DeMenter) Day

ESCANABA, Mich. — Dorothy M. (DeMenter) Day, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 following a long battle with dementia. Dorothy was born July 20, 1930, in Escanaba, Mich., to the late Charles and Laura (Mercier) DeMenter. Following graduation, she worked for Sieberts Store ...

Garry E. Johnson

CORNELL — Garry E. Johnson, 80, of Cornell, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 16, 2018 at his home. Visitation will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military honors will be conducted at 3:45 p.m. in the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel ...

William L. Meiers Sr.

ESCANABA — William L. Meiers Sr., 92, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. He was born on July 3, 1926 in Escanaba, the son of Harold W. and Cecile (LaPointe) Meiers, Sr. Bill grew up in Escanaba and was a 1945 graduate of Escanaba ...

Dale F. Russell

NORTHLAND — Dale F. Russell, 69, of Northland, Mich., passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 15, 2018 at U.P. Health System – Marquette. He was born on June 11, 1949, the second youngest of eight children to Alexander and Amanda (Carlson) Russell. Dale grew up in Northland and was a 1967 ...

John W. Ostman

ESCANABA — John W. Ostman, 79, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Mabel Elizabeth Patz

MANISTIQUE — Mabel Elizabeth Patz, 93 of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at Schoolcraft Medical Care facility in Manistique with her loving family by her side. Mabel was born on April 8, 1925, in Pontiac, Mich. the daughter of Charles and Loraine Fox. ...

Barbara A. Gosselin

ESCANABA — Barbara A. Gosselin, 87, of 324 S. 18th St., Escanaba, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 18, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Funeral services are being planned for next week. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Gosselin family and online condolences ...

Dale G. ‘Pooch’ Nault

MUSKEGO Wis. — Dale G. “Pooch” Nault joined his beloved wife, Joan J. (Kujawa) of 48 years on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the age of 86. Beloved Father of Kevin (Mari) and Keith (Lisa) Nault. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Drew (Allyse), Lucas (Allie), Tyler, Matthew, Alec, and Katie. Fond ...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Louise Stemick

KIPLING, Mich. — Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Stemick, 88, of Kipling, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 16, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. On June 12, 1930, John and Esther (Finstrom) Rajala welcomed Betty into their family. Betty was raised in Gladstone and was a graduate of ...

Judith L. “Judi” Colclasure

ESCANABA — Judith L. “Judi” Colclasure, 55, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 at UP Health System – Marquette. Among survivors include her husband, Gregg of Escanaba. Visitation will be on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in ...

Dorothy M. (DeMenter) Day

ESCANABA — Dorothy M. (DeMenter) Day, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 following a long battle with dementia. Her husband Wallace Day is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends Friday, Dec. 21, from noon until 2 ...

Barbara A. Gosselin

ESCANABA — Barbara A. Gosselin, 87, of 324 S. 18th. St., Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

William L. Meiers

ESCANABA — William L. Meiers Sr., 92, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Escanaba. A complete obituary will ...

Dale F. Russell

NORTHLAND Mich. — Dale F. Russell, 69, of Northland, Mich., passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 15, 2018 at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Paula. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Anderson Funeral ...

Doris A. Sabor

ESCANABA — Doris A. Sabor, 93, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay. Arrangements are incomplete. A full obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Lilah Irene Marenger

ESCANABA — Lilah Irene Marenger, infant daughter of Garrett and Halle (Hartung) Marenger, was born on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. She passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Lilah is survived by her parents, her brother, Elliott Marenger of Escanaba; ...

Garry E. Johnson

CORNELL — Garry E. Johnson, 80, of Cornell, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 16, 2018 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

William L. Meiers

ESCANABA — William L. Meiers, 92, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Dale Russell

NORTHLAND — Dale Russell, of Northland, Mich., passed away early Saturday morning, Dec. 15, 2018 at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Paula. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba ...