Obituaries

Mae Hupy

SPALDING — Mae Hupy, 104, Spalding, passed away early Wednesday morning June 21, 2017 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Genevieve ‘Gen’ Nygaard

RAPID RIVER — Genevieve “Gen” Nygaard, age 87, of 7647 27.75 Road in Rapid River, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. She was born Oct. 4, 1929 in Phelps, Wis. and was the daughter of Clarence and Bertha Fredrickson. The former Genevieve ...

Isobel Joy Gazlay

GLADSTONE — Isobel Joy Gazlay, age 91, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Sunny View Foster Care Home, where she had been a resident for the past two years. Joy’s family will receive friends on Sunday, June 25, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral ...

Donald M. ‘Copie’ Hansen

WILSON — Donald M. “Copie” Hansen, 83, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Cedar Grove at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 24 at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River from noon to 4 p.m. EDT. (3 p.m. CDT) The funeral ...

Richard Eldren Spriks

RAPID RIVER — Richard Eldren Spriks, age 75, of Rapid River passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his daughter's home in Escanaba. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Military Honors will ...

Albert E. ‘Al’ Taylor

Albert E. ‘Al’ Taylor

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. — Albert E. “Al” Taylor, 88, was born Nov. 8, 1928, the youngest of 10 children born to Albert and Anna (Hurkmans) Taylor in Escanaba. He passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017, with his family at his side. Al attended St. Joseph School and graduated from Escanaba ...

Genevieve ‘Gen’ Nygaard

RAPID RIVER — Genevieve "Gen" Nygaard, age 87, of 7647 27.75 Road in Rapid River, passed away at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Graveside funeral services are being planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Lakewood Cemetery in Stonington. A complete obituary will be announced by ...

Dorothy J. Anthony (nee Clinton)

GLADSTONE — Dorothy J. Anthony (nee Clinton), age 75, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Tendercare Health Center in Munising. She was born on Oct. 26, 1941 in Detroit. Dorothy grew up in Marquette and graduated from Graveraet High School in 1959. Following graduation, she moved to ...

Donald M. ‘Copie’ Hansen

Donald M. ‘Copie’ Hansen

WILSON — Donald M. “Copie” Hansen, 83, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Cedar Grove at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. He was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Wilson, son of George and Emma (Martin) Hansen. He was raised in Wilson and graduated from Bark River High School in ...

Richard E. Spriks

RAPID RIVER — Richard E. Spriks, age 75, of Rapid River, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 20, 2017, at his daughter's home in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Messages of condolence may be offered ...

William A. ‘Willie’ Lindahl

GLADSTONE — William A. "Willie" Lindahl, age 64, passed away Sunday evening, June 18, 2017, at his home in Gladstone. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Full obituary details will be forthcoming in a future edition ...

Patrick ‘Pat’ J. McDonough

ESCANABA — Patrick “Pat” J. McDonough, Sr. 82, of Escanaba, passed away early Tuesday morning June 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military rites will be at 12:30 p.m. The ...

Clyde E. Anderson

Clyde E. Anderson

WILSON — Clyde E. Anderson, 89, of Wilson, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on Dec. 9, 1927 in Arenac, Mich., son of Edward and Alice (Brown) Anderson. Clyde was raised in Arenac and graduated from Arenac High School. He attended college for ...

Harold George Berg  & Terry Berg

GLADSTONE — Harold George Berg, 84, of Gladstone, passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, in Marquette, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Harold’s son Terry Berg, also of Gladstone, preceded Harold in death on Nov. 27, 2016 following a lengthy ...

Patrick J. McDonough

BARK RIVER — Patrick J. McDonough, Sr., 82, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017 at his grandson’s home in Bark River. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the McDonough family.

Donald M. ‘Copie’ Hansen

POWERS — Donald M. “Copie” Hansen, 83, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 in Cedar Grove at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River from noon to 4 p.m. EDT (3 p.m. CDT) The funeral service ...

Robert Glen Rohde

Robert Glen Rohde

ESCANABA — Robert Glen Rohde, age 77, of Escanaba, left this world on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  He came to us from the union of Raymond and Esther (Chroge) Rohde in Escanaba on July 23, 1939.  A pain in his foot in 2015 led to a diagnosis of lung cancer.  Bob was a multi-faceted man who ...

Dolores Cecilia Pinar

Dolores Cecilia Pinar

WELLS — Dolores Cecilia Pinar, 80, Wells, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her home with sons by her side. She was born on Oct. 19, 1936 in Kenton, Mich., the daughter of the late George and Marguerite (Beauchamp) Cook. On Jan. 31, 1954, she married the late Rudolph Pinar in Ewen, ...

Donald M. Hansen

POWERS — Donald M. Hansen, 83, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Cedar Grove in Powers. Listed among survivors include his wife, Belle. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Hansen family.

Karmen Colleen Livingston Paulus

Karmen Colleen Livingston Paulus

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Karmen Colleen Livingston Paulus, 53, passed into the arms of her Lord at her home in Lake Elsinore, Calif. of natural causes on Oct. 22, 2016. Her husband Jack, the love of her life, survives Karmen, they had 33 happy years together, her son David (Sarah) Paulus, ...