Obituaries

Robin L. Mulligan

MANISTIQUE — Robin L. Mulligan, 60, of Manistique, passed away unexpectedly on May 24, 2017, at the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, May 30, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home. A full obituary will be published at a later ...

Loren R. Wangerin

GLADSTONE — Loren R. Wangerin, 72, of 2822 6th Ave. W. in Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at UP Health System - Marquette. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Loren ...

Richard Eugene Wilson

STONINGTON — Richard Eugene Wilson, 95, of Stonington, passed away Tuesday morning, May 23, 2017, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where he was currently residing for the past two months. Richard was born Nov. 17, 1921, in Jenera, Ohio, the son of Alpha and Zelma (Grieser) Wilson. He was ...

Rita Mary Barnhill

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Rita Mary Barnhill (nee Getzloff) of Waukesha, Wis., passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 82. She was born on Nov. 2, 1934, in Escanaba, the daughter of Arthur and Edna Getzloff. On June 4, 1960, she married Edgar “Bud” ...

Dr. John Beaumier

ESCANABA — Dr. John Beaumier, former Escanaba resident, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Duluth, Minn. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph & ...

Carolyn (Fazer) Keasling

POWERS — Carolyn (Fazer) Keasling, 75, former Powers resident, passed away in Sun City, Ariz. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, May 29, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Spalding. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and ...

Fred A. Zierk

RAPID RIVER — Fred A. Zierk, 64, of Rapid River, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, May 20, 2017. His wife, Gail (Stanton) Zierk, is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming and announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Services ...

William ‘Bill’ Woodbury

ESCANABA, Mich. — William “Bill” Woodbury, 69, of Escanaba, was welcomed into Heaven on May 21, 2017, after his four-month courageous fight with brain cancer. Bill was born July 25, 1947, to Lewis and Claire (Houle) Woodbury Sr. in Worcester, Ma. He graduated in 1965 from David Prouty ...

Mildred T. ‘Millie’ Frigerio

BARK RIVER — Mildred T. “Millie” Frigerio, 93, of Bark River, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at her home. Millie was born on Dec. 14, 1923, in Milwaukee Wis., daughter of Theresa (Jacoby) and Alex Paasch. She was raised in Milwaukee and graduated from West Milwaukee High ...

Richard Eugene Wilson

STONINGTON, Mich. — Richard Eugene Wilson, 95, of Stonington, passed away Tuesday morning, May 23, 2017, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where he was currently residing. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. Richard’s family will receive friends on Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to ...

Edward D. Leonard Sr.

MANISTIQUE — Edward D. Leonard Sr., 96, of 186 N. Cedar Street, Manistique passed away on May 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. He was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Manistique, the son of Harold and Edith (Hanson) Leonard and attended Manistique area schools. He was a graduate of ...

Ferdinand John Walli (Fred)

POWERS — In memory of our life-loving, spirited, generous father, brother, and grandfather: Ferdinand John Walli (Fred), born Aug. 27, 1933, in Iron River, peacefully passed away on Dec. 22, 2016 in Iron Mountain. Born to Ernest Walli and Anna Weber, Fred and his three brothers grew up, ...

Mildred Frigerio

BARK RIVER — Mildred Frigerio, 93, of Bark River, passed away Sunday evening, May 21, 2017, at her home. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Constance ‘Sally’ Hofer

ESCANABA — Constance “Sally” Hofer, 91, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. She was born July 17, 1925, in Pequaming, Mich., and was the daughter of Clarence “Hank” and Evelyn (Stein) ...

William P. “Bill” Woodbury

ESCANABA, Mich. — William P. “Bill” Woodbury, 69, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday morning, May 21, 2017, at the O.S.F. Saint Francis Hospital in Escanaba. His wife Jeanne is listed among the survivors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski ...

Fred Zierk

RAPID RIVER, Mich. — Fred Zierk, 64, of Rapid River, passed away Saturday evening, May 20, 2017, at home of an apparent heart attack. His wife, Gail, is listed among the survivors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of ...

Mildred Frigerio

BARK RIVER — Mildred Frigerio, 93, of Bark River, passed away Sunday evening, May 21, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Constance “Sally” Hofer

ESCANABA — Constance “Sally” Hofer, age 91, of Escanaba passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. Private family funeral services are being planned for later this summer. Complete funeral arrangements will be ...

Rhea ‘Ann’ Straebel

SPRING LAKE, Mich. — Rhea “Ann” Straebel, age 94, of Spring Lake, Mich., passed away on May 17, 2017. She was born in Saginaw on March 1, 1923 to Glen L. and Kathyrn (Hax) Bullis. She graduated from Bay City Junior College and worked for Pier Marquette Railroad. On April 25, 1947, she ...

Patrick Stanley Boddy

ESCANABA — Patrick Stanley Boddy, age 72, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at his daughter’s house in Appleton, Wis., surrounded by his family. Pat was born Aug. 10, 1944, in Escanaba, son of the late Fred and Ethel (Derwin) Boddy. Pat enjoyed hunting, fishing, ...