Obituaries

Anthony John Schomin Jr.

ESCANABA, Mich. — Anthony John Schomin Jr., 67, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Feb. 6, 2018, at his home in Escanaba, surrounded by family. Tony’s wife, Donna, is listed among the surviving family. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Skradski Family ...

Mary F. Holmes

ARNOLD — Mary F. Holmes, 63, of Arnold, passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette surrounded by her loving family. She was born as a twin on Jan. 18, 1955, in Escanaba, the daughter of Kenneth and Mary Ruth (Scott) Gustafson. Mary grew up in the Flat Rock ...

Linda Marie Olsen (Narkooli)

MAPLE CITY, Mich. — Linda Marie Olsen (Narkooli) 60, of Maple City, Mich., passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Jan. 27, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. Linda was born on May 17, 1952, in Escanaba, Mich., to John and Dorothy Narkooli. Linda met ...

Marcella J. Casey

WELLS — Marcella J. Casey, 86, of Wells, passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 7, 2018, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba surrounded by her loving family. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Casey family.

Gary E. McMahon

ESCANABA — Gary E. McMahon, 78, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at the UP Health System in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. For additional information or to leave the family a message ...

Ariel Pietsch

ESCANABA — Ariel Pietsch, 11, of Escanaba, beloved daughter of Jennifer Pietsch, gained her wings on Thursday, Jan. 25, at St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by her family and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crawford ...

Jayme Lee Oman

ESCANABA, Mich. — On Feb. 5, 2018, Jayme Lee Oman, 32, went to be with the Lord. May his tender heart and troubled mind find peace in death that he couldn’t find in life. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes. A full ...

Mary F. Holmes

ARNOLD — Mary F. Holmes, 67, of Arnold, passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette surrounded by her loving family. Visitation and funeral services are planned for Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Wells Township Hall in Arnold. A complete obituary will be ...

Anthony ‘Tony’ Schomin

ESCANABA, Mich. — Anthony “Tony” Schomin, 67, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Tuesday evening, Feb. 6, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral ...

Lloyd K. Johnson

MANISTIQUE — Lloyd K. Johnson, 90, of 1060N McKilligan Subdivision, Manistique, Mich., died Feb. 1, 2018, at his home in Hiawatha Township. He was born June 10, 1927, in Paw Paw, Mich., the son of Ralph and Pluma (Bellows) Johnson and was a graduate of Manistique High School. During World ...

Lyle F. Steede

SHINGLETON — Lyle F. Steede, 76, of Shingleton and formerly of Escanaba, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, under the care of North Woods Home Hospice, following a lengthy illness. He was born on June 11, 1941, in Escanaba, Mich., to the late Franklin and Rose (Hubert) ...

Mary F. Holmes

ARNOLD — Mary F. Holmes, of Arnold, passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette surrounded by her loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Kathleen A. Lane

WILSON — Kathleen A. Lane, 54, of Wilson, passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 4, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Saturday, Feb. 10, at Sion Lutheran Church in Chatham, Mich. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the ...

Ariel Pietsch

ESCANABA — Ariel Pietsch, 11, of Escanaba, beloved daughter of Jennifer Pietsch, big sister of Jaxon, and little sister of Delanie, gained her wings on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at St. Vincent Children's Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by her family and friends. Ariel was born on Nov. 22, ...

Corinne Luella (Stiemert) Brinker

ESCANABA — Corinne Luella (Stiemert) Brinker passed away on Jan. 31, 2018 at the age of 92 with family by her side. Corinne was born in Escanaba on June 21, 1925 to the late Warren and Albena (Jackson) Stiemert. Corinne graduated from high school when she was 16 years old. As a young woman ...

James Duane Duquette

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — James Duane Duquette, 83, died Jan. 27, 2018, at his home in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. A celebration of life is at Hovie Funeral Home on Feb. 10, 2018. It begins with a visitation at 10 a.m., then the American Legion Honor Guard service at noon, and a Masonic ...

Francis (Frank) Kleiman

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Francis (Frank) John Kleiman, 77, of Milwaukee, Wis., beloved husband and best friend of Mary (Alberti) Kleiman for 53 years, passed away peacefully on Jan. 20, 2018 surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved. The final member of his family of origin to ...

Shirley A. Pechous

KENOSHA, Wis. — Shirley A. Pechous, 86, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in her home with her loving family by her side. Born in Escanaba on Dec. 15, 1931, she was the daughter of Clayton and Marian (Smith) LaLonde. Shirley earned her nursing degree from ...

Stephen J. Cummings Sr.

ESCANABA — Stephen J. Cummings Sr., 57, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday evening, Jan. 28, 2018, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Steve was born in Escanaba on Feb. 22, 1960, son of Boyd and Mildred (Levesque) Cummings. He was raised in Escanaba and graduated from ...

Jeanette Marion Flath

ESCANABA — Jeanette Marion Flath, 90, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 30, 2018, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River. She was born on July 26, 1927, the daughter of Wallace and Lula Belle (Moore) Starrine. Jeanette grew up in Escanaba and graduated from Escanaba High ...