Obituaries

Hartland (Hart) Donley

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Hartland (Hart) Donley, 83, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Jan. 11, 2017. He was born in Escanaba to Hartland and Hannah (Arntzen) Jelly. Hart made his home on Milwaukee’s east side for over 50 years. An accomplished photographer, he traveled extensively ...

Jeffrey ‘Jeff’ M. Forgette

UNION GROVE, Wis. — Jeffrey “Jeff” M. Forgette, 46, of Union Grove, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly with his family by his side, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at St. Catherine’s Hospital, Pleasant Prairie, Wis. He was born on Oct. 20, 1970, to Brian and Beverly (Lickman) Forgette in ...

Kathryn L. Paulson

GLADSTONE — Kathryn L. Paulson, 53, of Gladstone, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Paul Michael Daigneault

ESCANABA — Paul Michael Daigneault, 60, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at UP Health System in Marquette from natural causes. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military services will ...

David G. ‘White Buffalo’ ‘Cowboy’ Lambert

GWINN — David G. “White Buffalo” “Cowboy” Lambert, 58, of Gwinn, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 4, 2017, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born on March 27, 1958 in Independence, Mo., son of Donald R. and Barbara M. (McFall) Lambert. David was raised all over ...

Dwayne A. Noel, Jr.

GWINN — Dwayne A. Noel Jr., 46, of Gwinn, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. He was born on Oct. 6, 1970, in Escanaba, the son of Dwayne and Gayle (Hentz) Noel. He was a 1989 graduate of Escanaba High School. Dwayne married Tammy Weathers on Oct. 5, 2015 in Sidney, Mont., and shortly ...

Tim M. Wilcox

ESCANABA — Tim M. Wilcox, 65, of 7001 M.5 Lane in Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Karen. Private services are being planned at the convenience of the family. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The ...

Harold George Berg

GLADSTONE — Harold George Berg, 84, of 10235 N.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Harold was born at home on Dec. 11, 1932, the son of George and Wanda (Harper) Berg. He ...

Patricia Rose Schomin

ESCANABA — Patricia Rose Schomin, 86, of Escanaba, passed away on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Patricia was born May 21, 1930, in Escanaba, the daughter of Nicholas and Permelia (Villeneuve) Wagner. She graduated from the St. Joseph High School in ...

Tim M. Wilcox

ESCANABA — Tim M. Wilcox, 64, of 7001 M.5 Road, Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Karen. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of ...

Paul Michael Daigneault

ESCANABA — Paul Michael Daigneault, 60, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at UP Health System in Marquette from natural causes. He was born in Escanaba on July 31, 1956, the son of John and Phyllis (Scheer) Daigneault. Paul graduated from Escanaba High School in ...

John E. Richards

CARNEY — John E. Richards, 70, of Carney, son of the late Jack and Paula Richards of Escanaba, passed away Monday, Feb. 6. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Denise; three children, Vanessa, Trevor (Gail), Sarah (Chuck); and nine grandchildren. Also, his brothers, Chuck (Mary) Richards ...

Laurel Jean Eagle

GWINN, Mich. — Laurel Jean Eagle, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Daughter of the late Nick Alko of Perkins and Lena Snowaert of Schaffer, Laurel was born in Escanaba, Mich., on Nov. 7, 1953. In 1971, she graduated as valedictorian of Perkins High ...

Bess Nelson

BARK RIVER — Bess Nelson, of Bark River, entered into her eternal life with her loving family at her bedside, at U.P Health Systems in Marquette, on Feb. 3, 2017. Family and friends may gather for their final earthly goodbye to Bessie on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. with services to ...

Mildred L. (Laraby) Anderson

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Mildred L. (Laraby) Anderson, 85, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. She was born on April 3, 1931, in Escanaba to the late Larry and Gertrude (Oliver) Laraby. Millie was a graduate of Gladstone High School in Gladstone. She enlisted with the Army in ...

Lovetta ‘Chick’ Rourke

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Lovetta “Chick” Rourke, 89, of Manistique, died on Jan. 10, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. She was born June 29, 1927, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Cicero and Bessie (Osbourne) Acton and lived in Kentucky. At a young age she moved to Troy, Mich., and attended schools ...

Francis Robert ‘Bobby’ Williamson

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Francis Robert “Bobby” Williamson, 86, of Gladstone, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. Bobby was born July 27, 1930, in Gladstone, the son of Arthur and Elvie (Gustafson) WIlliamson. He attended Gladstone Area Schools ...

Tim Wilcox

ESCANABA — Tim Wilcox, 64, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Paul Michael Daigneault

ESCANABA — Paul Michael Daigneault, 60, of Escanaba, passed away on Monday, Feb 6, 2017, at UP Health System in Marquette. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Daigneault family.

Laurel Eagle

GWINN — Laurel Eagle, 63, of Gwinn, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Marquette. Her husband, John Eagle Senior, is listed among the surviving family. Services for Laurel are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Please visit ...