Obituaries

George A. Chaillier Jr

ESCANABA — George A. Chaillier Jr., 85, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 4, 2018, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. He was born on May 2, 1933, in Escanaba, the son of the late George and LaVina (Bouchard) Chaillier Sr. On Oct. 26, 1957 he married the former Lenore ...

Dorothy F. Thompson

GLADSTONE — Dorothy F. Thompson, 88, of Gladstone (Bay View), passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 5, 2018, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Father Paul Arthur Schiska

SCHAFFER — Father Paul Arthur Schiska, 92, of Schaffer, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River. He was born in Norway, Mich., on Oct. 30, 1925, son of John and Ida (Deehr) Schiska. He was raised in Norway and attended Norway Public ...

Martin P. Birk

CARP LAKE Mich. — Martin P. Birk, 55 of Carp Lake, Mich., passed away on Sept. 1, 2018, at his home. Martin was born on May 10, 1963, in Escanaba, the son of Duane Birk and Laurel (Mariin) Birk. He grew up in Portage and Vicksburg, Mich., graduating from Vicksburg High School. In high ...

Shirley Ann Gerou

RAPID RIVER — Shirley Ann Gerou, 74, of Rapid River, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Shirley was born Oct. 11, 1943, in Gladstone, the daughter of Ansel and Emily (St. Onge) Larson. Shirley was a graduate of Nahma High School where she participated ...

David Percy Leach

NILES Mich. — David Percy Leach, 77, of Niles, formerly of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly on Friday morning, Aug. 31, 2018. Dave was born on Dec. 14, 1940, in Gladstone, to the late Percy and Orsley (Micheau) Leach. He was a kind and gentle soul who would strike up a conversation with ...

George A. Chaillier

ESCANABA — George A. Chaillier, 85, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 4, 2018, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Karen Goszkowski

KIVA, Mich. — Karen Goszkowski, 69, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 3, 2018, at her home in Kiva (Trenary) with her family and friends by her side. A gathering for Karen will be held at a later date at the convenience of her family. Messages of condolence may be offered online at ...

Patricia Joanne ‘Pat’ Boyington

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Patricia Joanne “Pat” Boyington, 80, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, after a brief illness at Christian Park Center in Escanaba. Pat was born July 4, 1938, in Escanaba, Mich., the daughter of Anthony and Pearl (Duncan) Roschyk. She lived in Wilson ...

Walter Ray Carroll

GLADSTONE — Walter Ray Carroll, 82, of Gladstone, passed away in peace on Aug. 31, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette following a brief illness. Walter was born on Aug. 22, 1936, in Celeste, Texas, the son of Bonnie and Francis (Patterson) Carroll. After high school, he enlisted in ...

James K. ‘Jim’ Daigneault

BARK RIVER — James K. “Jim” Daigneault, 84, of Bark River, passed away on Friday evening, Aug. 31, 2018, at Bishop Noa home. He was born on May 21, 1934, in Schaffer, Mich., son of Emanuel and Leola (Patton) Daigneault. Jim graduated from Escanaba High School and then attended ...

Carol R. Bugay

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Carol R. Bugay, 74, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 2, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Her husband, Don, is listed among the surviving family. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. ...

David ‘Tex’ Anderson

MANISTIQUE — David “Tex” Anderson, 67, of Manistique, Mich., died Aug. 30, 2018, at the UP Health System Hospital in Marquette. Listed among survivors is his wife, Dixie L. Anderson, of Manistique. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the Messier-Broullire ...

Walter R. Carroll

GLADSTONE — Walter R. Carroll, of 8575 Westwood 0.6 Drive, Gladstone, Mich., passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. A memorial gathering is being planned for a later date. A complete obituary will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Gladstone and ...

James K. Daigneault

BARK RIVER — James K. Daigneault, 84, of Bark River, passed away on Friday evening, Aug. 31, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home. Among survivors are his wife, Eileen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church with Rev. Rick Courier ...

Barbara Ann (Groos) Budinger

MARQUETTE — Barbara Ann Budinger, age 80, of Marquette, entered eternal life early Friday morning, Aug. 31, 2018, at UP Health System — Marquette. Barbara Ann Budinger was born May 3, 1938 to Dr. and Mrs. Louis Groos in Escanaba, Mich. She attended Franklin School, Escanaba Senior High ...

James R. Bucholtz

GLADSTONE — James R. Bucholtz, age 98, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully at home Friday morning, Aug. 31, 2018. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the ...

Alice M. Dayock

ESCANABA — Alice M. Dayock, age 92, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 25, 2018 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born Aug. 26, 1925 in Brooklyn, NY and was the daughter of Henry and Alice (Rybold) Leinberger. Alice graduated from high school in New Jersey ...

James L. Voigt

APPLETON — James L. Voigt, 56, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 in Appleton, Wis. Any friends or family of James are encouraged to please call Valley Funeral Home at (920) 733-5435, so we may facilitate completion of his funeral arrangements.

Patricia “Pat” J. Boyington

GLADSTONE — Patricia "Pat" J. Boyington, age 80, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully at Christian Park Center in Escanaba, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the Skradski ...