Obituaries

Randy August Bruce

GLADSTONE — Randy August Bruce, 60, Gladstone, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. Friends may call from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba with Delta County Veterans Council Rites at 5:15 ...

Joyce M. Guenette

ESCANABA — Joyce M. Guenette, 55, of Escanaba, passed away at her home unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 of natural causes. Services at this time are incomplete. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Guenette family.

Melvin “Mel” N. Ozimac

ESCANABA — Melvin "Mel" N. Ozimac, age 72, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at his home in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Melvin will follow ...

David Holmes

ARNOLD — David Holmes of Arnold passed away on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at his home. His wife Mary is listed among the survivors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

David Holmes

ARNOLD — David Holmes of Arnold passed away on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at his home. His wife Mary is listed among the survivors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

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Alida M. (Gasparick) York

BARK RIVER — Alida M. (Gasparick) York, 94, of Bark River, passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 26, 2017, at Emmons Adult Care Home in Bark River. Alida was born in Perkins on March 27, 1923, daughter of Gerard and Gertrude (Tauscher) Broeders. She graduated from Felch High School in ...

Randy August Bruce

GLADSTONE — Randy August Bruce, 60, of Gladstone, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Joyce M. Guenette

ESCANABA — Joyce M. Guenette, 55, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, of natural causes. Services at this time are incomplete. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Guenette family.

Donald Peter Veeser

RAPID RIVER — Donald Peter Veeser, 86, of 8122 Garth Point Lane, Rapid River, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, 2017, at home following a lengthy illness. Donald was born March 4, 1931, in Alpha, Mich., the son of William H. and Mary (Moore) Veeser. Don’s family will receive ...

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Donald Peter Veeser

RAPID RIVER — Donald Peter Veeser, 86, of 8122 Garth Point Lane, Rapid River, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, 2017, at home following a lengthy illness. Donald was born March 4, 1931, in Alpha, Mich., the son of William H. and Mary (Moore) Veeser. He was raised in Alpha where he ...

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Destiny Ann Aker

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Destiny Ann Aker passed away Sept. 6, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. Destiny was born Nov. 8, 1993, in Escanaba to Shirley (Flath) Anderson and Robert Aker. She is survived by her mother, Shirley; father, Robert; brothers, Dustin and Adam Aker, and Gage Anderson; sister, ...

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Robert Charles ‘Bob’ Demeuse

GLADSTONE — Robert Charles “Bob” Demeuse, 80, of 1220 Delta Ave., Gladstone, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 25, 2017, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a lengthy illness. Bob was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Perkins, the son of Joseph and Adele (DeGrand) Demeuse. Bob was a ...

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Margaret A. (Sheedlo) Quigley

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Margaret A. (Sheedlo) Quigley, 76, of Ashwaubenon, Wis., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. She was born on March 19, 1941, to John and Signe (Buckland) Sheedlo. Margaret worked as a bookkeeper at Big Lots for many years.  Margaret is survived by her sons, Kevin, ...

Alida M. (Gasparick) York

BARK RIVER — Alida M. (Gasparick) York, 94, of Bark River, passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 26, 2017, at Emmons Adult Care Home in Bark River. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 1, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The Mass of Christian Burial will be ...

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Donald Peter Veeser

RAPID RIVER — Donald Peter Veeser, 86, of 8122 Garth Point Lane, Rapid River, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, 2017, at home following a lengthy illness. Donald was born March 4, 1931, in Alpha, Mich., the son of William H. and Mary (Moore) Veeser. He was raised in Alpha where he ...

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Gary ‘Mark’ M Stone

NEW BERLIN, Wis. — Gary “Mark” M. Stone passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at the age of 58. Beloved husband of Karen (Nee Brunette). Loving father of Chad (Lisa) Stone, and Carly (Mike) Kumbera. Dear Papa of Brooke, Giorgia, and Elliana. Son of Gary (The late Nancy Tordeur-Jyrkila). ...

Robert Charles ‘Bob’ Demeuse

GLADSTONE — Robert Charles “Bob” Demeuse, 80, of 1220 Delta Ave., Gladstone, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 25, 2017, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a lengthy illness. His wife, Vangie, is listed among the survivors. A complete obituary will be forthcoming and ...

Alida M. (Gasparick) York

BARK RIVER — Alida M. (Gasparick) York, 94, of Bark River, passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 26, 2017, at Emmons Adult Care Home in Bark River. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 1, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The Mass of Christian Burial will be ...

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Nolan Verner Johnson

ESCANABA — Nolan Verner Johnson, 81, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23, 2017, at his home in Escanaba following a courageous battle with cancer. Nolan was born Aug. 8, 1936, in Escanaba, the son of Verner and Charlotte (Caswell) Johnson. He was raised in Brampton and was ...

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Rickey M. Tryan

MARQUETTE — On Friday, Sept. 22, after a valiant battle with colon cancer, Rickey Michael Tryan passed away in the arms of his loving God and family at the age of 66. Rickey was born on July 17, 1951, in Escanaba, a son of Kenneth and June (Weissert) Tryan. He was one of seven ...