Obituaries

Barbara J. Benson

ESCANABA — Barbara J. Benson, 70, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, Nov. 22, 2017, at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Benson family.

Arlene M. (Cousineau) Castle

ESCANABA — Arlene M. (Cousineau) Castle, 80, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2017, at Christian Park Health Care Center. She was born on Aug. 25, 1937, in Escanaba, daughter to James and Bertha (Roberts) Cousineau. Arlene graduated from Escanaba High School. After ...

John ‘Tim’ Katarincic

GLADSTONE — John “Tim” Katarincic, 59, of Gladstone, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born on May 6, 1958, in Escanaba, the son of the late John E. and Gayle L. (DuRoy) Katarincic. On Aug. 25, 1984, he married the former Ardith ...

Braxten David Volkema

MISHICOT, Wis. — Braxten David Volkema was born on Nov. 24, 2017, to Mikayla Thomma and Sean Volkema, of Mishicot Wis., and became our angel on Nov. 25, 2017, due to many complications. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Breylynn Volkema; his maternal grandparents, ...

Bernard ‘Bernie’ James Klodt

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Bernard (Bernie) James Klodt, 77, of Panama City, Fla., passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at his home. Bernard was born May 25, 1940, in Moorhead, Minn., to Jean and Vernie Klodt. Bernard was employed at CNW Railroad at the ore docks in Escanaba for 20 years operating ...

Lena M. Snowaert

BARK RIVER — Lena M. Snowaert, 88, of Schaffer (Bark River), passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Lena was born June 25, 1929, in Gladstone, the daughter of Matt and Emmaline (Ketcham) Tuskan Sr. Lena was raised in Gladstone and Perkins. It was Perkins where ...

Vivian Irene Mabry (‘Vivian‘)

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Vivian Irene Mabry (“Vivian”), 92, of Gladstone, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Christian Park The Village in Escanaba. Vivian was the seventh child of 10 children, born April 18, 1925, in Exeter, Calif., the daughter of T.B. Alvie Warnes and Lulu (Ayers) ...

Arlene M. (Cousineau) Castle

ESCANABA — Arlene M. (Cousineau) Castle, 80, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2017, at Christian Park Health Care Center. The family will greet friends and relatives on Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Anne’s Church from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., ...

John ‘Tim’ Katarincic

GLADSTONE — John “Tim” Katarincic, 59, of Gladstone, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

William “Bill” H. Bisson

ESCANABA — William "Bill" H. Bisson, 89, Escanaba, passed away on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Dec. 24, 1927 in Escanaba, the eldest son of the late Henry and Bernetta (Boucher) Bisson. On July 6, 1949 he married the former Pamela DeMars at ...

Nancy J. Walter

COOKS — Nancy J. Walter, a Cooks and Manistique resident, 88, passed away on Nov. 24, 2017 at the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. She was born July 1, 1929 in International Falls, Minn. the daughter of Russell and Edith (Barker) LaFleur and moved to Hiawatha (Manistique) with ...

Carol L. Stockholm

GLADSTONE — Carol L. Stockholm, age 100, formerly of Gladstone, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 17, 2017 at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette. She was born on Dec. 1, 1916 in South Acton, Mass., the daughter of William and Vinnie (Olmstead) Crosby. Carol grew up ...

Leonard B. Arrowood

ESCANABA — Leonard B. Arrowood, 85, of 2000 10th Ave. S., Escanaba, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 20, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. He was born on Sept. 12, 1932, in Manistique, the son of Ralph and Beatrice (Lanora) Arrowood. Leonard grew up in Manistique and ...

William ‘Bill’ H. Bisson

ESCANABA — William “Bill” H. Bisson, 89, of Escanaba, passed away on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Dec. 24, 1927 in Escanaba, the eldest son of the late Henry and Bernetta (Boucher) Bisson. On July 6, 1949 he married the former Pamela ...

Robert William Johnson

ESCANABA — Robert William Johnson, 82, passed away of natural causes early Monday morning, Nov. 20, 2017 at his home in Escanaba. Robert was born on May 28, 1935, son of Robert and Eleanor (Obeshen) Johnson in Wauwatosa, Wis. He graduated from Wauwatosa High School in 1953. He served two ...

Arlene M. (Cousineau) Castle

ESCANABA — Arlene M. (Cousineau) Castle, 80, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2017, at Christian Park Health Care Center. The family will greet friends and relatives on Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Anne’s Church from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., ...

Robert ‘Bob’ J. Gagne

SPALDING — Robert "Bob" J. Gagne, 88, of Spalding, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 17, 1929, in Powers, Mich., the son of the late Mose and Alma (Murray) Gagne. On April 30, 1955, ...

Jeneatte S. Jaeger

BARK RIVER — Jeneatte S. Jaeger, 81, of Bark River, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. She was born on March 23, 1936, in Ford River, the daughter of Richard Sr. and Adeline (McMahon) Jaeger. Jeneatte grew up in Ford River as one of four children and ...

Carol L. Stockholm

GLADSTONE — Carol L. Stockholm, 100, formerly of Gladstone, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 17, 2017, at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette. Graveside services took place in Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone. A memorial service is being planned for the summer of ...

Leonard B. Arrowood

ESCANABA — Leonard B. Arrowood, 85, of 2000 10th Ave. S., Escanaba, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 20, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating ...