Obituaries

Patricia Mary Alworden

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Patricia Mary Alworden, 82, of 9180 Bayshore Drive, Gladstone, (Kipling Location), passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she currently was residing. Patricia was born Nov. 9, 1934, in Gladstone, the daughter of Clifford and Georgina ...

Doris M. Cmejla

BARK RIVER — Doris M. Cmejla, 90, of Bark River, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 29, 2017 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. She was born on Jan. 4, 1927, in Escanaba, the daughter of Martin and Edna (Malush) Schrader. Doris grew up in Escanaba and was a member of the Escanaba ...

Linda Marie Vincent

WILSON — Linda Marie Vincent, 81, of Wilson, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She was born on Aug. 3, 1936, in Nahma, Mich., the daughter of the late Arthur and Yvonne (Hill) Valiquette. On Sept. 3, 1960, she married William Vincent at St. ...

Randy Richard Bark

GLADSTONE — Randy Richard Bark, 57, of 724 Delta Ave., Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 28, 2017, at his home. He was born on May 4, 1960, in Flint, Mich., the son of Richard and Mary Ellen (Connors) Bark. Randy grew up in McFarland as one of eight children. He attended Mid ...

Jean Pomeroy

SAGINAW — Jean Pomeroy, 73, died Oct. 28, 2017, at Covenant Health Care-Cooper in Saginaw. A memorial celebrating Jean’s life will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services in Fairgrove. Reverend John Montney will officiate with cremation to ...

June T. Tuyls

CORNELL — June T. Tuyls, 82, of Cornell, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at her home. She was born on Jan. 11, 1935, in Escanaba, the daughter of the late Robert and Esther (Turnwall) Kositzke. On Feb. 7, 1953, she married the late Harold L. Tuyls in Escanaba. June is ...

James E. Hudson

FLAT ROCK — James E. Hudson, 72, of Flat Rock, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 31, 2017 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Friday, Nov. 10, at the Bark River Bible Chapel. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Hudson ...

Irene A. Berger

GOURLEY TOWNSHIP — Irene A. Berger, 98, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Irene was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Gourley Township, daughter of Frank and Mary (Baurain) DePas. She was a lifelong resident of Gourley Township. She attended Highlandale Academy in ...

Andrew M. Loritz

ESCANABA — Andrew M. Loritz, 29, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in Escanaba. Andrew was born on Aug. 25, 1988, in Orlando, Fla., son of David and Sharon (Buckton) Loritz. He graduated from Statesville High School in Statesville, N.C., and attended Bay De Noc Community College where ...

Patricia Mary Alworden

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Patricia Mary Alworden, 82, of 9180 Bayshore Drive, Gladstone, (Kipling Location), passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she currently was residing. Her husband, John, preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 2017. A complete obituary will be ...

Randy R. Bark

GLADSTONE — Randy R. Bark, 57, of Gladstone, passed away Oct. 28, 2017. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 in McFarland. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the family and online condolences can be sent at www.andersonfuneralhomes.net.

Doris M. Cmejla

BARK RIVER — Doris M. Cmejla, 90, of Bark River, passed away Oct. 29, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. A celebration of life is being planned for Saturday, Nov. 4. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the family and online condolences can be sent at ...

Harold ‘Herc’ Pettey

RAPID RIVER — Harold “Herc” Pettey, 67, passed away early Sunday morning, Oct. 29, 2017, at his home in Rapid River. A celebration of life with family and friends will be held at the convenience of Herc’s family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with ...

Dorothy M. Sutphin

ESCANABA — Dorothy M. Sutphin, 81, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2017, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Funeral services are being planned for the spring of 2018. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the family and online condolences can be sent ...

June T. Tuyls

CORNELL — June T. Tuyls, 82, of Cornell, passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Linda Vincent

WILSON — Linda Vincent, 81, of Wilson, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 31, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Dolores M. ‘Dee’ Millette

ESCANABA — Dolores M. “Dee” Millette, 84, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 26, 2017, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Dolores was born in Kingsford, Mich., on May 2, 1933. She was raised in Kingsford and graduated from Kingsford High School. On Oct. 29, 1955, ...

Randy R. Bark

McFARLAND — Randy R. Bark, 57, of McFarland, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at his home in Gladstone. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Irene A. (DePas) Berger

WILSON — Irene A. (DePas) Berger, 98, of Wilson, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 28, 2017, at UP Health System – Marquette. Visitation will be on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor ...

Ayyla Jarvela

GREEN BAY — Ayyla Jarvela passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Aurora Medical Center in Green Bay. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.