Obituaries

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 ...

Walter R. Carroll

GLADSTONE — Walter R. Carroll of Gladstone passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Gladstone and Escanaba.

Kay Merlo

PORT WASHINGTON Wis. — Kay Merlo, of Port Washington, Wis., formerly of Gladstone, went to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was 71 years old. Kay was born in Manistique on July 27, 1947, daughter of Lauritz Hough and Patricia Curran Hough. ...

Clarence J. Roberts

FLAT ROCK — Clarence J. Roberts, 83, formerly of Flat Rock, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Clarence was born in Escanaba on March 15, 1935, son of Donald and Augusta (Rubens) Roberts. He was a lifelong resident of Flat Rock. At ...

Michael A. LaChance

SOUTH LYON, Mich. — Michael A. LaChance, 62, passed away Aug. 22, 2018. He was born in October 1955 in Escanaba, Mich., son of the late Warren and Mary LaChance. Mike was a long-time truck driver with Hornet Concrete in South Lyon, Mich. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved spending ...

Shirley Ann Gerou

RAPID RIVER — Shirley Ann Gerou, 74, of Rapid River, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral ...

Charles E. Anys

ESCANABA — Charles E. Anys, 91 of Escanaba, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Charlie was born on Aug. 8, 1926, in Watersmeet, Mich., son of Leroy and Myrtle (Carter) Anys. He was raised in Watersmeet and graduated from Watersmeet High School ...

Gail Ann Guertin

MANISTIQUE — Gail Ann Guertin, 82, of Manistique, passed away on Aug. 28, 2018, at the OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She was born July 20, 1936, in Duluth, Minn., the daughter of George and Marguerite (Vaughn) Stevenson. As a child, Gail arrived in Manistique in the spring of 1942 ...

Patricia ‘Pat’ J. Boyington

GLADSTONE — Patricia “Pat” J. Boyington, 80, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully at Christian Park Center in Escanaba, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. A full obituary will be forthcoming. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Boyington family. Please visit ...

Kay Louise Merlo

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Kay Louise Merlo, 71, formerly of Gladstone and currently residing in Port Washington, Wis., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at Aurora Medical Center, in Grafton, Wis., following complications due to a stroke. Kay’s family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:30 ...

Gerald Dale Cameron

ALMA, Mich. — September 22, 1938 – August 5, 2018, Gerald (Jerry) Dale Cameron, 79, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Masonic Pathways in Alma, Mich., surrounded by his family. Jerry spent the last year of his life battling cancer, strokes and other illnesses . Jerry was born Sept. ...

Juliana Irene (Rule) Maki

GWINN — This is the story of Juliana Irene (Rule) Maki. Juliana (54) joined the Lord around 9 a.m. on Aug. 27 in the comfort of her home, with her loving husband at her side. Juliana was an amazing woman who will leave a big hole in the hearts of all knew her. She is loved, cherished and will ...

Clarence J. Roberts

FLAT ROCK — Clarence J. Roberts, 83, formerly of Flat Rock, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda (Smith) Roberts. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are ...

Joseph ‘Bud’ Reese

GLADSTONE — Joseph ”Bud” Reese, 85, of Gladstone, formerly of Geneva, Ill., entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior and into the arms of his beloved wife, Caroline, on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Joe was born Dec. 3, 1932, in Escanaba, to Joseph and Lillian (Johnson) Reese. He ...

Susan ‘Sue’ Lee Standing

ESCANABA — Susan “Sue” Lee Standing, 70, of Escanaba (Soo Hill), passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Sunday morning, Aug. 26, 2018, while fighting her fourth bout with cancer. She was born on Sept. 27, 1947, in Escanaba, the daughter of Emil and Irene (Mattson) Johnsen. ...

Admer Allan Breitzman

GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. — Admer Allan Breitzman of Green Valley, Ariz., passed away Aug. 20, 2018, at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife, Marion, of 65 years and three children. Admer graduated from Escanaba High School in 1952. There will be no services at his request.

Genevieve M. ‘Sis’ Berthiaume

ESCANABA — Genevieve M. “Sis” Berthiaume, 94, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She was born on Sept. 17, 1924, daughter of the late Arthur and Philimine (Decaine) Anderson. On Jan. 15, 1944, Sis married the love of her life, Dean ...

Earlene D. Jackson ‘Ma-Ma Dukes’

ESCANABA — Earlene D. Jackson “Ma-Ma Dukes,” 57, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday evening, Aug. 22, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She was a Saginaw Chippewa tribal member and a descendant of Hannahville Indian Community. She was born on Dec. 26, 1960, in Escanaba, daughter of ...