Obituaries

obit Valiquette

Sherry Lynn (Dickerson) Valiquette

ESCANABA — Sherry Lynn (Dickerson) Valiquette, 59, passed from this life on Jan. 5, 2018, following a brief illness, surrounded by her family at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Helen Jean Dickerson; sisters, Marie, Amy and Iva; and ...

Constance Beveridge

ESCANABA, Mich. — Constance Beveridge, 83, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Her husband, William, is listed among the surviving family. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. ...

Kathleen L. Lancour

ESCANABA — Kathleen L. Lancour, 71, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 5 p.m. with Rev. Fran Degroot officiating. The ...

Mary Ann Thorell

MANISTIQUE — Mary Ann Thorell, 90, of 608 Oak St., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Jan. 7, 2018, at her home in Manistique surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 2007. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at the ...

obit Hoy

Esther D. Hoy

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Esther D. Hoy, 99, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 4, 2018, at the Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette. Esther was born May 8, 1918, in Escanaba, the daughter of Joseph and Delia (Vaness) Clabots. She was raised in Rock and was united in marriage ...

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Joyce A. Jensen

ESCANABA — Joyce A. Jensen, 89, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, Jan. 4, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette after a brief illness. Joyce was born on Jan. 11, 1928, to Victor and Henrietta Guindon. She married Robert Jensen and together they raised four children. ...

obit St. Aubin

Joan A. St. Aubin

ESCANABA — Joan A. St. Aubin, 87, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home surrounded by her family. She was born on July 20, 1930, in Flat Rock, the daughter of the late James and Dorena (Gareau) Martin. On June 23, 1951, she married the late Roland St. Aubin at ...

Sally McNally

BRAMPTON, Mich. — Sally McNally, 74, of Brampton, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 5, 2018, from complications of surgery at the Upper Peninsula Health Care System in Marquette. Her husband, Earl, is listed among the survivors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be ...

Sherry Valiquette

ESCANABA — Sherry Valiquette, 59, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting Sherry’s family.

Robert ‘Bob’ Shepich

Robert ‘Bob’ Shepich

ESCANABA — Robert ‘Bob’ Shepich, 75, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at home following a short battle with cancer. His final days were spent surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Stambaugh, Mich., on July 21, 1942, to the late Joseph and ...

Ilse Lind

HOLLAND, Mich. — Ilse Lind, age 86, of Holland passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Marsha Lind. She is survived by her husband Dean Lind; children Mark Lind of Holland, Jenny Lind of Frankfurt, Germany; grandchildren Thomas, John, and Dan ...

Joyce A. Jensen

ESCANABA — Joyce A. Jensen, age 89, of Escanaba, passed away Jan. 4, 2018. Private funeral services are being planned at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Jensen family and online condolences can be sent at ­www.andersonfuneralhomes.net.

Obit Nelson

Vincent Bertil Nelson

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Vincent Bertil Nelson, 80, of Vero Beach, Fla., and Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away on Jan. 4, 2017. Vincent was born in Porjus, Sweden, on July 25, 1936. He graduated from Escanaba High School in 1954 and continued on to receive a bachelor of science in mathematics ...

Obit Schramm

Michael Todd Schramm

OREGON, Ohio — Michael T. Schramm, 34, of Perrysburg and formerly of Oregon, Ohio, passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in his first (dream) home. Mike was born in Green Bay, Wis., on April 29, 1983, to Charles and Tina (Lacosse) Schramm. He was a graduate of Clay High School. Currently, he was ...

Joyce A. Jensen

ESCANABA — Joyce A. Jensen, 89, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 4, 2018, at U.P. Health System - Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Susan Mary McGovern Parlato

ESCANABA, Mich. — Susan Mary McGovern Parlato, 68, of Escanaba, Mich., and Estero, Fla., passed away Monday afternoon, Jan. 1, 2018, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, Fla. Her loving husband, Richard, is listed among the surviving family. Susan’s family will receive friends ...

Robert J. Shepich

ESCANABA — Robert J. Shepich, 75, of Escanaba, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Survivors include his wife, Susan. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the ...

Obit Calouette, M.2

Michael ‘Kelly’ Henry Calouette

GLADSTONE — Michael “Kelly” Henry Calouette, 79, of Gladstone, passed Jan. 1, 2018. He was very vocal about the things he did not care for — politicians, hospitals, lawyers, and long, sappy obituaries topping the list. In his honor, we’ll try to keep this authentic to his real nature, ...

Obit McInerney

Thomas S. McInerney

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Thomas S. McInerney, 68, of Milwaukee, Wis., passed away at his home Dec. 23, 2017. He was born June 23, 1949, in Escanaba, Mich., to his parents, Drs. Thomas and Edna McInerney, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Richard F. McInerney. ...

Obit Rusch

David E. Rusch

ESCANABA — David E. Rusch, 76, of Ford River, passed away Jan. 1, 2018, in Escanaba. Dave was born in Marshfield, Wis., on Jan. 2, 1941, son of Hilton and Genevieve (Adkins) Rusch. He was raised in Wausau and enlisted in the Marines at the age of 17. He served from 1958 until his honorable ...