Obituaries

Robert C. Calouette

ESCANABA — Robert C. Calouette, age 90, of 6597 N Road in Escanaba, passed away Saturday evening, January 14, 2017 at U.P. Health System – Marquette. He was born on September 5, 1926 in Escanaba, the son of Chester and Margaret (Gunter) Calouette. Robert grew up in the Escanaba area and was ...

Francis “Hant” Cannon

GLADSTONE — Francis “Hant” Cannon, age 91, of Gladstone, passed away Friday evening, July 14, 2017, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. His loving wife Carmel preceded him in death on September 26, 2016. Francis’ family will receive friends on Thursday, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the ...

Guy J. Donovan

KINGSFORD — Guy J. Donovan, age 68, of Kingsford, Mich., passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center, Iron Mountain, Mich. He was born May 8, 1949, in Escanaba, son of the late Francis and Lucille (DeGrand) Donovan. Guy attended Escanaba schools until the ...

Donald “Donnie” Louis Kang I

ESCANABA — Donald "Donnie" Louis Kang I, 51, Escanaba, passed away on Saturday morning, July 16, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full obituary is forthcoming. The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Kang family.

Robert R. Platt

GLADSTONE — Robert R. Platt, age 69, passed away Saturday morning, July 15, 2017, at his home in Gladstone surrounded by his loving family. His wife Gloria is listed among the surviving family. Funeral services are pending and are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday. Full obituary ...

James “Jim” C. Cook

ESCANABA — James “Jim” C. Cook, 69, Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 due to complications following a back surgery with his loving family by his side. He was born on February 3, 1948 in Escanaba, the son of the late Vern and Betty (Guimond) Sturdivant. On March 21, 1970 ...

Jennifer Jean Vermote

ESCANABA — Jennifer Jean Vermote, age 44, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 11, 2017, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, in Wisconsin. Jennifer was born February 7, 1973, in Escanaba, the daughter of Gerard Vermote and Laurie (Moreau) Lippens. She was ...

Mark A. Larson

WILSON — Mark A. Larson, 61, of Wilson, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July, 11, 2017, at his home of natural causes. He was born March 19, 1956, in Daggett, son of Albert A. and Delores M. (Wandahsega) Larson. He was raised in Milwaukee, Wis., and graduated from the Indian Community ...

Scott O. Thompson

GLADSTONE — Scott O. Thompson, 59, of 6050 18.3 Rd., Gladstone, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. He was born on Dec. 3, 1957, in Escanaba, the son of John and Dorothy (Herbeck) Thompson. Scott grew up in the Escanaba area and graduated ...

Penny Jean Rouse

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Penny Jean Rouse, 62, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at her home with her loving husband Gordon at her side, after losing her battle with cancer. Penny’s family will receive friends on Saturday, July 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lakeside Christian Church, 2300 S. 21st ...

Jennifer Jean Vermote

ESCANABA — Jennifer Jean Vermote, 44, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 11, 2017, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Wisconsin. Jennifer’s family will receive friends on Monday from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. ...

Roy A. Henderson Sr.

ESCANABA — Roy A. Henderson Sr., 94, of Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba with family by his side. He was born on Feb. 28, 1923, in Bark River, Mich., the son of the late Carl and Agnes (Erickson) Henderson. On Feb. 15, 1947, he married the ...

Joseph M. ‘Joey’ Skrobiak

DAGGETT — Joseph M. “Joey” Skrobiak, 72, of Daggett, passed away of an apparent heart attack on Monday, July 11, 2017. He was born on Dec. 13, 1944, in Escanaba, son of Michael and Veronica (Holoquist) Skrobiak. Joe was raised in Bark River and graduated from Bark River Harris High ...

David O. Pries

ESCANABA — David O. Pries, 79, of Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Marquette Healthcare System. He was born on Feb. 22, 1938, in Wausau, Wis., the son of the late Otto and Lucie Pries. On April 2, 1962, he married the former Sunnie Han in Korea. Private family ...

Mark A. Larson

WILSON — Mark A. Larson, 61, of Wilson, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July, 11, 2017, at his home of natural causes. He was born March 19, 1956, in Daggett, son of Albert A. and Delores M. (Wandahsega) Larson. He was raised in Milwaukee and graduated from the Indian Community School ...

Frederick W. ‘Fred’ McNally

ESCANABA — Frederick W. “Fred” McNally, 84, passed away at his home in Escanaba on July 10, 2017. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 15, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military rites will conclude visiting hours at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with ...

James C. Cook

ESCANABA — James C. Cook, 69, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at UP Health System in Marquette. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Scott Thompson

GLADSTONE — Scott Thompson, 59, of Gladstone, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Private services are being planned at the convenience of the family. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Thompson family and online condolences can be ...

Frederick W. ‘Fred’ McNally

ESCANABA — Frederick W. “Fred” McNally, 84, passed away at his home in Escanaba on July 10, 2017. He was born Dec. 21, 1932, in Manistique to parents Donald B. and Louise B. McNally. Fred graduated from Manistique High School. Fred served in the United States Navy in the early 1950s. ...

Penny Jean Rouse

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Penny Jean Rouse, 62, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at her home with her loving husband Gordon at her side, after losing her battle with cancer. She was born on March 2, 1955, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Marquette to Henry and Patricia (Themel) Polkinghorne. Penny ...