Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Rohde

ESCANABA — Robert "Bob" Rohde, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday morning, June 16, 2017 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

William ‘Bill’ Woodbury

ESCANABA — William "Bill" Woodbury, 69, of Escanaba, was welcomed into Heaven on May 21, 2017 after his four-month courageous fight with brain cancer. In keeping with Bill's wishes, there will not be a formal funeral, but a "Celebration of His Life" at the Krause Family Camp in Ford River ...

Dorothy J. Anthony

MUNISING — Dorothy J. Anthony (nee Clinton), age 75, a longtime Gladstone resident, died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Tendercare Health Center in Munising. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising.

Maddison Marie Searle

Maddison Marie Searle

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On June 8, 2017, at 4:44 EST, Maddison Marie Searle left her body and bright pink wheelchair behind, as she finally transferred over to a better, freer, happier place for her, where she can now move her fingers again, give kisses and hugs, run and skip and dance, whisper ...

Clyde E. Anderson

WILSON — Clyde E. Anderson, 89, of Wilson, passed away Saturday evening, June 17, 2017 at his home surrounded by his ­family. Among survivors include his wife, Rose. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Anderson family.

D. Gregory Main

D. Gregory Main

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — D. Gregory Main, 74, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and formerly of Escanaba, died peacefully at home in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Sunday, June 4, surrounded by his loving family.      Greg was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, exemplary public servant, ...

Edward Allen Scott

Edward Allen Scott

HOLIDAY, Fla. — Edward Allen Scott, 73, died on June 8, 2017 at hospice after a battle with cancer. Formerly of ­Gladstone, he is the son of the late Edward R. and Dorothy Scott of Holiday, Fla. He was proceeded in death by his brothers Michael L. Scott of Holiday, Fla. (3/5/2017) and ...

Albert E. (Al) Taylor

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. — Albert E. (Al) Taylor, 88 of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017 surrounded by his family. A celebration of his life with a luncheon to follow is being planned for Saturday, June 24 at the Terrace Bay Hotel in Gladstone. A complete ...

(Evelyn) Doris Brukardt

GLADSTONE — (Evelyn) Doris Brukardt, 88, of Lakeview Assisted Living, 1100 North Lakeshore Drive, Apt. 37, Gladstone, MI 49837, passed away to eternal life on June 12, 2017. Visitation will take place at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, on Friday, June 16, from 1 to 4 ...

Arthur ‘Art’ P. LaFave

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Arthur “Art” P. LaFave, 63, of Janesville, Wis., passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. EST at Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. EST at ...

William Monville

GLADSTONE — William Monville, 76, of Gladstone passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. William is survived by his wife, Ann, one brother, and five sisters. A memorial celebration will take place at a later date.

Danny C. Ritter

FORD RIVER — Danny C. Ritter, 87, of Ford River, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Logansport, Ind., son of the late Marie Banfield. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at 5694 D Road, Bark ...

(Evelyn) Doris Brukardt

GLADSTONE — (Evelyn) Doris Brukardt, 88, of Lakeview Assisted Living, 1100 North Lakeshore Drive, Apt. 37, Gladstone, MI 49837, passed away to eternal life on June 12, 2017. Visitation will take place at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, on Friday, June 16, from 1 to 4 ...

June T. Constantineau

BARK RIVER — June T. Constantineau, 86, passed away early Monday morning, June 12, 2017, at Bishop Noa Home where she has resided since 2010. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 5 ...

Arthur ‘Art’ P. LaFave

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Arthur “Art” P. LaFave, 63, of Janesville, Wis., passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. EST at Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. EST at ...

Danny C. Ritter

FORD RIVER — Danny C. Ritter, 87, of Ford River, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Logansport, Ind., son of the late Marie Banfield. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at 5694 D Road, Bark ...

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(Evelyn) Doris Brukardt

GLADSTONE — (Evelyn) Doris Brukardt, 88 years old, of Lakeview Assisted Living, 1100 North Lakeshore Drive, Apt. 37, Gladstone, MI 49837, passed away to eternal life on June 12, 2017. She was born on Sept. 7, 1928, in Spalding, eldest daughter of George “Copie” and Emma (Martin) Hansen. ...

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June T. Constantineau

BARK RIVER — June T. Constantineau, 86, passed away early Monday morning, June 12, 2017, at Bishop Noa Home where she has resided since 2010. June was born on June 13, 1930, in Perronville, daughter to Henry and Leomie (Guindon) Constantineau. She was raised in Perronville and graduated ...

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William ‘Bill’ R. Howe

ESCANABA — William “Bill” R. Howe, 93, of 801 S. 13th St., Escanaba, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Dec. 13, 1923, in Lusk, Wyo., the son of Burton and Ruth (Steele) Howe. Bill grew up in Escanaba and graduated from ...

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Janet M. Ralph

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. — Janet M. Ralph, 97, of St. Clair Shores, Mich., died Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Mich. She was born on June 3, 1920, in Garden, the daughter of John and Edna (Boudreau) Lester. She was a graduate of Garden High ...