Obituaries

Gale V. DeVere

GLADSTONE — Gale V. DeVere, 88, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at the Northwoods Place in Escanaba. Survivors include his wife, Patricia L. DeVere of Gladstone. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the ...

Charles ‘Chuck’ Edward Gylock

ESCANABA — Charles “Chuck” Edward Gylock, 63, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. 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 of condolence, go ...

Pamela Jean ‘Pam’ Malnar

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Pamela Jean “Pam” Malnar, 60, of 9728 N.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 21, 2016, at home following a lengthy illness with cancer. Pam’s family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in ...

Kathleen E. Richards

OKEMOS. Mich. — Kathleen E. Richards, 93. of Okemos, Mich., and former Escanaba resident, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Sparrow Hospital in East Lansing. Visitation and funeral arrangements are tentatively being set for Thursday, Dec. 1, in Escanaba. The Crawford Funeral Homes ...

Anthony S. ‘Tony’ Williams Sr.

HANNAHVILLE — Anthony S. “Tony” Williams Sr., 55, of Hannahville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at tis time with the Crawford Funeral Homes assisting the Williams family.

Gustaf Andrew Anderson

Gustaf Andrew Anderson

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Gustaf Andrew Anderson passed away from heart complications in his home surrounded by his family on Oct. 31, 2016.   Gus was born on April 29, 1930 to Gustaf Eric Anderson and Elsie Marie Anderson (nee Finstrom) in Escanaba. He attended Escanaba schools and graduated ...

E. Eileen Reque

E. Eileen Reque

MANISTIQUE — E. Eileen Reque, 83, of 7622W Riverview Drive, Manistique, died Nov. 21, 2016 at her residence in Hiawatha Township. She was born Aug. 24, 1933 in Manistique, the daughter of Jesse and Gunhild (Thompson) Archey and attended Manistique area schools.  She was a graduate of ...

Pamela Jean ‘Pam’ Malnar

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Pamela Jean "Pam" Malnar, 60, of 9728 N.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 21, 2016, at home following a lengthy illness with cancer. Pam's family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. ...

David Milton Nordin

ESCANABA — David Milton Nordin, 77, passed away on Nov. 21, 2016 while wintering in Bullead City, Ariz. He is survived by his loving wife Lois. A complete obituary and memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Bryan A. “K-Bar” Kwarciany

ESCANABA — Bryan A. “K-Bar” Kwarciany, 20, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 from injuries sustained in a car accident. Among survivors include his mom, Judy Kwarciany of Escanaba. Visitation will be on Friday, Nov. 25 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in ...

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Richard ‘Dick’ L. Wagner

BARK RIVER — Richard “Dick” L. Wagner, 85, of 6765 E Lane, Bark River, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. He was born on Oct. 20, 1931, in Escanaba, son of Nicholas and Permelia “Peggy” (Villeneuve) Wagner. Richard grew up in the Escanaba area ...

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Pamela Jean ‘Pam’ Malnar

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Pamela Jean “Pam” Malnar, 60, of 9728 N.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 21, 2016, at home following a lengthy illness with cancer. Pam was born Aug. 26, 1956, in Escanaba, Mich., the daughter of Joseph and Helene (Johnson) Thibeault. She was raised ...

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Evelyn Carolyn (Hubbard) Quarnstrom

WALLACE — Evelyn Carolyn (Hubbard) Quarnstrom, 86, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at The Harbors. Evelyn was born on Aug. 21, 1930, to Warren and Hattie (Schley) Hubbard in Stephenson. She graduated from Stephenson High School in 1947 and from Northern Michigan College in 1952. On ...

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Joseph ‘Joe’ Levi Berube

ESCANABA — Joseph “Joe” Levi Berube, 89, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Tendercare Health Center in Munising, Mich., surrounded by family. He was born on July 17, 1927, in Wells, Mich., the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Derusha) Berube. On Sept. 27, 1947, he ...

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Bryan A. ‘K-Bar’ Kwarciany

ESCANABA — Bryan A. “K-Bar” Kwarciany, 20, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, from injuries sustained in a car accident. As an organ donor, he has made a difference and has given the gift of life to many others. He was born on Oct. 18, 1996, in Escanaba, son of Stanley ...

Carol J. LaMarch

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Carol J. LaMarch, 67, formerly of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. with her family by her side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at noon at St. Anthony of Padua Church in ...

Richard L. Wagner

BARK RIVER — Richard L. Wagner, 75, of 6765 E Lane, Bark River, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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Frances “Pat” (Rodman) Kidd

MT. PLEASANT — Frances "Pat" (Rodman) Kidd, age 94, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Escanaba, went to her heavenly home on Monday, November 14, 2016 at McLaren Central Michigan in Mt. Pleasant. A memorial service will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Escanaba in the late summer of ...

Anna Mae Anderson

Anna Mae Anderson

KIPLING — Anna Mae Anderson, aka Anna Mae Granskog, age 85, of Kipling passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Anna was born May 28, 1931, in Escanaba, the daughter of August and Sanna (West) Anderson. She was a graduate of Ensign High School, and spent ...

Doris M. Zimmerman

Doris M. Zimmerman

MENOMINEE — Doris M. Zimmerman of Menominee passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2016, at the home of her daughter. Doris was born in Racine, Wis. on April 3, 1929 to Edward and Agnes Bloom. She attended St. Patrick's School and graduated from St. Catherine's High School in Racine. On ...