Obituaries

Raymond A. Beauchamp

ESCANABA — Raymond A. Beauchamp, 83, passed away at his home in Escanaba after an extended illness. Ray was born on July 6, 1935 in Wauwatosa, Wis. to Lawrence and Esther (Eagle) Beauchamp. In 1957 he married Donna Mae Owen who preceded him in death Dec. 17, 1988. In 1991 he married ...

Charles R. Davis

ESCANABA — Charles R. Davis, age 70, of Escanaba passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at his home in Escanaba. He was born March 22, 1948 in Jackson, Mich. and was the son of Charles and Peggy (Hines) Davis. Chuck was employed in construction work, all of his working years, building steel ...

Gilbert J. Couillard, Jr.

FRANKLIN Wis. — Gilbert J. Couillard, Jr. of Franklin, Wis., formerly of Ford River passed away Aug. 31, 2018 at home at the age of 84. He was born in Gladstone July 30, 1934, the son of the late Gilbert and Julia (Anderson) Couillard, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy ...

Gerald ‘Jerry’ L. Anderson

BRAMPTON, Mich. — Gerald “Jerry” L. Anderson, 57, of Brampton, passed away at his residence. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, from 4 until 6 p.m. at the Gladstone American Legion. Jerry will be laid to rest in the Rapid River Cemetery. The Skradski Family Funeral ...

Raymond A. Beauchamp

ESCANABA — Raymond A. Beauchamp, 83, of 5212 17th. Road, Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at his home in Soo Hill. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial, for Raymond Beauchamp, will be ...

Charles R. Davis

ESCANABA — Charles R. Davis, 70, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday Sept. 12, 2018, at his home in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

William ‘Bill’ Joseph Godfrey

GLADSTONE — William “Bill” Joseph Godfrey, 63, of Gladstone, passed away Sept. 8, 2018, in his home. Bill was born March 19, 1955, in Escanaba, the son of Gerald and Lois (Olson) Godfrey. Many friends may have known Bill better by his nickname “Red.” He graduated Gladstone Area ...

Eunice C. Peterson

FAIRPORT — Eunice C. Peterson, 94, of Fairport, Mich., was called to her eternal home on Sept. 11, 2018, with family by her side. She was born May 13, 1924, in Coleman, Wis., the daughter of Frank and Norma (Dunst) Zehren. At the age of 10, she moved with her family to Fayette, Mich., where ...

Gary J. Pach

BARK RIVER — Gary J. Pach, 62, of Bark River, passed away late Monday evening, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home following a lengthy illness. Gary was born in Escanaba on Dec. 21, 1955, son of Thomas and Lorraine (Beauchamp) Pach. He was a life-long resident of Bark River and graduated from Bark ...

Michelle Lee Mcdonnell

ESCANABA — On Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, Michelle Lee Mcdonnell of Escanaba, passed away peacefully with family by her side at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich., from complications of pneumonia at the age of 45 years old. Michelle was born on Sept. 12, 1972, to Jim and Carol (Vachon) ...

Raymond A. Beauchamp

ESCANABA — Raymond A. Beauchamp, of 5212 17th Road, Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at his home in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

James R. Bucholtz

GLADSTONE, Mich. — James R. Bucholtz, 98, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away peacefully at home Friday morning, Aug. 31, 2018. James was born in Gladstone, Mich., on Feb. 19, 1920, the son of Harold E. and Alice (Sullivan) Bucholtz. Jim served in the United States Army. He was always ...

Barbara A. Cologna

POWERS — Barbara A. Cologna, 80, of Powers, passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers with her family by her side. She was born on Jan. 2, 1938, in Norway, Mich., the fourth daughter of Harold and Maude (Pearney) Wall. She graduated from ...

Gary J. Pach

BARK RIVER — Gary J. Pach, 62, of Bark River, passed away late Monday evening, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home following a lengthy illness. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Pach family.

Kenneth Joseph Tyda

INDIAN RIVER — Kenneth Joseph Tyda, 76 of Indian River, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at Hancock Haven in Cheboygan. Born on Aug. 23, 1942 in Newberry, Ken was the son of Joseph and Esther (Babcock) Tyda. He grew up in Newberry and was a 1960 graduate of Newberry High ...

Barbara A. Cologna

POWERS — Barbara A. Cologna, 80, of Powers, passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2018 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers with her family by her side. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Cologna family.

William J. Godfrey

GLADSTONE, Mich. — William J. Godfrey, 63, of Gladstone, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at his home. Services are pending and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Godfrey family. Please visit ...

Melvin A. (Sam) Olson

FLIPPIN, Ark. — Melvin A. (Sam) Olson, 77, of Flippin, Ark., passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 1, 2018, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born July 31, 1941, in Escanaba to the late Melvin and Rose (Abba) Olson. Sam attended Holy Name High School before graduating from ...

Terrence Donald Reveal

MARQUETTE — Terrence Donald Reveal, age 76, entered eternal life Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans where he had resided since Nov. 2017. He formerly resided in Escanaba. Born Jan. 19, 1942, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Gordon and Vivian (Lemirand) Reveal, Terry ...

Melvin A. (Sam) Olson

FLIPPIN Ark. — Melvin A. (Sam) Olson, 77, of Flippin, Ark., passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 1, 2018, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born July 31, 1941, in Escanaba to the late Melvin and Rose (Abba) Olson. Sam attended Holy Name High School before graduating from ...