Obituaries

Dr. Rosemary Ann Hakes

ESCANABA — Dr. Rosemary Ann Hakes, 64, of Escanaba, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. She was born on Dec. 3, 1953, in Escanaba, the daughter of Orville and Angeline (Mori) Hakes. Rosemary was a very talented musician where she began singing at the young ...

Richard G. ‘Dick’ Anderson

ESCANABA — Richard G. “Dick” Anderson, 90, of Escanaba (Danforth area), passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Escanaba on Feb. 28, 1928, son of the late William and Hildur (Carlson) Anderson. On Aug. 27, 1949, Dick married ...

Richard G. Anderson

ESCANABA — Richard G. Anderson, 90 ,of Escanaba (Danforth area), passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at his home with his loving family by his side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Rosemary Hakes

ESCANABA — Rosemary Hakes, 64, of Escanaba, passed away at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Charlotte ‘Char’ L. Rohring

GLADSTONE — Charlotte “Char” L. Rohring, 89, of Gladstone, formerly of Manistique, Mich., passed away at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, at the First United Methodist Church in Manistique, Mich., with funeral services ...

John ‘Jack’ Majestic

GLADSTONE, Mich. — John “Jack” Majestic, 94, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers, Mich. Family will receive friends Thursday, June 14, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. The Gladstone American ...

Dan (Gobie) Gobert

RAPID RIVER — A memorial service to celebrate the life of Dan Gobert (Gobie) will be held on Saturday, June 16, starting at 3 p.m. at the Dale Thomas center, located 2 miles east of Rapid River on U.S.2. Please join us for a beautiful service, military honors, shared stories,and a luncheon ...

Eleanor M. Wangberg

NEGAUNEE — Eleanor Marie Wangberg, 89, of Croix St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, June 8, 2018, at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. Eleanor was born April 25, 1929, in Negaunee to William and Toini (Wertanen) Hill, graduated from Negaunee High School, Class ...

Rennie M. Bintner

ESCANABA, Mich. — Rennie M. Bintner, 59, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, after a hard battle with MS. She had her family by her side to the very end. She is now peaceful and no longer suffering. Rennie was born July 13, 1958, in Escanaba, Mich., the daughter of Robert and ...

Gloria Hansley Cook

ESCANABA — Gloria Hansley Cook, 89, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at her home in Escanaba. She was born on June 4, 1929, in Escanaba, the daughter of Juel and Naomi (Peterson) Lee. Gloria grew up in Escanaba and was a 1947 graduate of Escanaba High School. She continued ...

James W. ‘Jim’ Hardwick

RAPID RIVER — James W. “Jim” Hardwick, 77, of Rapid River, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., from complications of a lengthy illness. Jim was born March 21, 1941, in St. Jacques, Mich., the son of Clifford and Catherine (Hendricks) ...

Gerald Leo (Jerry) Jyrkila

MANISTIQUE — Gerald Leo (Jerry) Jyrkila, passed away April 8, 2018, at his vacation home in Naples, Fla. He was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Escanaba to the late Leo and Ellen (Kivela) Jyrkila. Jerry graduated from Rock High School in 1957 and started working at Harnischfeger in Escanaba. He served ...

Richard D. Whitney

MARQUETTE — Richard D. Whitney, 84 of Marquette, and formerly of Rapid River, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. He was born in Mendon, Ill., on July 16, 1933, the son of Thelma (Hardy) and Joseph Whitney. Richard was raised in the Soo ...

Rennie M. Bintner

ESCANABA — Rennie M. Bintner, 59, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully following a lengthy illness with MS on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Her husband, Daniel Bintner, is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will ...

Gloria Hansley Cook

ESCANABA — Gloria Hansley Cook, 88, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at her home in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Marjorie A ‘Marj’ Rodgers

ESCANABA — Marjorie A “Marj” Rodgers, 47, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 1, 2018, at her home in Escanaba of natural causes. She was born March 16, 1971, in Escanaba and was the daughter of Carl and Lydia (Wright) Wheaton. Marj grew up in Escanaba and attended ...

Alan ‘Craig’ C. Maxwell

POWERS — Alan “Craig” C. Maxwell, 83, of Powers, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., with his family by his side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Robert ‘Bob’ Ruekert

WAUKESHA — Robert “Bob” Ruekert of Waukesha, Wis., died unexpectedly on Friday, May 11, 2018, at the age of 68. He served for eight years in the United States Air Force where he met his beloved wife, Joyce. They were married May 6, 1972. Bob earned a bachelor’s degree from Northern ...

Lorraine H. Land

POWERS — Lorraine H. Land, 93, of Powers, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Friends may call on Tuesday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. CST at Grace Lutheran Church in Powers. A funeral service celebrating Lorraine’s life will follow the ...

Richard D. Whitney

MARQUETTE — Richard D. Whitney, 84, of Marquette and formerly of Rapid River, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2018, at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are ...