Obituaries

Janet K. (Richer) Benoit

ESCANABA — Janet K. (Richer) Benoit, 79, formerly of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The former Janet K. Servant lost her long battle with Alzheimer’s disease while residing with her daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Joe Derouin, in Bark River for past three years. Janet ...

Sandra Goudreau

BRAMPTON — Sandra Goudreau, age 80, of Brampton passed away peacefully at her home on July 5, 2019. Sandra was born Feb. 4, 1939, in Milwaukee, Wis. the daughter of Arthur and Antoinette (Berce) Danielczyk. Sandra graduated from Divine Savior High School of Milwaukee in 1956. On May 26, ...

James F. Gallagher

ESCANABA — James F. Gallagher, 82, of Escanaba, passed away on Thursday evening, July 4, 2019 at his home. Survivors include his wife Patricia. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 11 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba. The Knights of Columbus ...

Janet (Richer) Benoit

BARK RIVER — Janet (Richer) Benoit, 79, of Bark River (Schaffer), passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Joe Derouin. Visitation will be held Monday July 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial ...

Sandra Goudreau

BRAMPTON, Mich. — Sandra Goudreau, of Brampton, age 80, passed away July 5, 2019, at her residence in Brampton. Family will receive friends tentatively on Monday, July 8. Times will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the ...

James L. Revis

BARK RIVER — James L. Revis, 87 of Bark River, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Jim was born in Virginia, Ill., on Jan. 2, 1932, son of Emmitt and Audrey (Edwards) Revis. In 1949, Jim joined the Army at age 17. He was a Korean War vet, stationed among ...

Carol Louise (Jacobsen) February

MAHTOMEDI, Minn. — Carol Louise (Jacobsen) February, 78, passed away on Friday June 28, 2019, at 10:46 p.m. in Mahtomedi, Minn., after a long struggle with dementia. Carol was born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Einar and Mildred Jacobsen on Oct. 1, 1940. She grew up in Fox, Mich., by ...

Sharon (Frickelton) Beauchamp

ZEPHYRHILLS Fla. — Sharon (Frickelton) Beauchamp, 84, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Iron Mountain and Escanaba, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2019, at her home following a long illness. Sharon was born on Feb. 18, 1935, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Agnes and Donald ...

Sandra-Lee Mathias

GRAND RAPIDS — Sandra-Lee Mathias went to Heaven on Saturday, June 29, 2019, to make sure her husband, Carl, had been behaving himself. Her health had been in a steady decline over the last few years, due to health complications of diabetes and her love of mashed potatoes, pizza and ...

Thomas James ‘Tommy’ Ammel

ESCANABA — Thomas James “Tommy” Ammel, 70, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at U.P. Health System – Marquette from congestive heart failure. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 2, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, Mich. The ...

Sharon Beauchamp

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Sharon Beauchamp of Zephyrhills, formerly of Iron Mountain and Escanaba, passed away at her home on June 30, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Whitfield Funeral Home of Zephyrhills.

Melba ‘Milllie’ Young

GLADSTONE — Melba “Milllie” Young, 90, of Gladstone, passed away surrounded by her family Sunday, June 30, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Rapid River. Funeral services are pending at this time and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta ...

Lois Jean Smart

ESCANABA — Lois Jean Smart, 87, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. For additional information or to leave the family a message of ...

Thomas James ‘Tommy’ Ammel

ESCANABA — Thomas James “Tommy” Ammel, 70, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at U.P. Health System – Marquette from congestive heart failure. He was born on June 5, 1949, in Escanaba, son of Bernard and Eleanor (Garrett) Ammel Sr. Tom graduated from Holy ...

James Lee Revis

PERRONVILLE — James Lee Revis, 87, of Perronville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at his home of natural causes. Services are tentatively being scheduled for Saturday, July 13, at the Crawford Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford ...

Carolyn Irene Hietamaki

GWINN, Mich. — Carolyn Irene Hietamaki, RN, age 66, of Gwinn, passed away at her home on June 21, 2019. She was born in Wakefield, Mich., the daughter of George E. and Esther Pelkola of Trout Creek on Dec. 19, 1952. She first became a licensed practical nurse and then continued her ...

Robert ‘Bob’ E. Moore

MARQUETTE — Robert "Bob" E. Moore, 98, of Marquette, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette with his wife Shirley by his side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and ...

Ella ‘Jennett’ Hamilton

ESCANABA, Mich. — Close to midnight, on Feb. 5, 2019, Ella “Jennett” Hamilton, of 1915 24th Ave. S., Escanaba, Mich., left this life to join her husband in her new life with Jesus. Jennett was born April 6, 1921, in Illion, N.Y. She met her best friend and the love of her life, Herbert D. ...

Kenneth Allen Mosher II

STONINGTON — Kenneth Allen Mosher II, 69, of 7605 Caps 16 Lane, Rapid River (Stonington), passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. He was born June 18, 1949, in Wayne County, Mich., the son of Kenneth A. and Elizabeth A. (Overby) Mosher. Ken graduated ...

Emilie J. Campbell

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Emilie J. Campbell, 91, of Arlington Heights, Ill., passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Waverly Inn Assisted Living in Arlington Heights, Ill. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Saturday, July 13, at St. Rita Catholic Church in Trenary, Mich. ...