Obituaries

Michael P. Weber

MANISTIQUE — Michael P. Weber, 56, of West Kendall Road, Manistique, died on May 25, 2017, at the U.P. Health System Hospital in Marquette. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. ...

Aldoris Margaret (Swanson, Inskeep) LaCarte

ESCANABA — Aldoris Margaret (Swanson, Inskeep) LaCarte, 96, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday morning, May 30, 2017, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born on Sept. 21, 1920, in Gladstone to Issac and Wanda (Kallerson) Swanson. She was married to Edward L. LaCarte, who ...

Cynthia R. Mielcarek

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Cynthia R. Mielcarek, 57, passed away May 13, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family and friends, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 14, 1960, in Escanaba. Cyndi left Escanaba after graduating in 1978 and continued her education in Milwaukee, ...

Paul Jaeger

WATSON — Paul Jaeger, 60, of Watson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 28, 2017, at his home in Byron Center, Mich. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 3, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Paul Jaeger will follow at 4 ...

Oliver ‘Joe’ La Palm

WEST SALEM, Wis. — Oliver “Joe” La Palm, 71, of West Salem, Wis., formerly of Appleton, Wis., passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Madison, Wis. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, June 4, at the Anderson Funeral Home ...

Theresa Pearl (Chartier) DeGrave

WILSON — Theresa Pearl (Chartier) DeGrave, 85, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. EST Monday, June 5, at the Wilson Seventh-Day Adventist Church, N14220 Country Rd. 551, Wilson, Mich. Funeral ...

Fred A. Zierk

RAPID RIVER — Fred A. Zierk, 64, of Rapid River, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Family will receive friends Saturday, June 17, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone from 12 until 3 p.m. Closing prayers will follow visiting hours at 3 p.m. Fred will be laid to ...

Fredrick ‘Fred’ M. Hall

WILSON — Fredrick “Fred” M. Hall, 84, Wilson, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017 at his home. He was born in Troy, Mich., the son of the late Charles and Gladys (Mitchell) Hall. In August 1960 he married the former Sally Mulcaster who passed away in 1996. In 1953, Fred was drafted into ...

Loren R. Wangerin

GLADSTONE — Loren R. Wangerin, 72, of 2822 6th Ave. W., Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at UP Health System – Marquette. He was born on July 30, 1944 in Daggett, the son of Robert and Evelyn (Hansen) Wangerin. At age three, the family moved to Escanaba where he and his ...

Paul Jaeger

WATSON — Paul Jaeger, 60, of Watson, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his home in Byron Center, Mich. Funeral services are being planned for this weekend at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Jaeger family with the arrangements. A candle ...

Theresa P. DeGrave

WILSON — Theresa P. DeGrave, 85, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at her home. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Monday, June 5, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Wilson. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced ...

Aldoris M. LaCarte

ESCANABA — Aldoris M. LaCarte, 96, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday morning, May 30, 2017 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Private family funeral services are being planned. The Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the LaCarte family. A candle may be ...

Oliver LaPalm

WEST SALEM, Wis. — Oliver LaPalm, 71, of West Salem, Wis., passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Madison, Wis. Visitation and funeral services will be held Sunday, June 4 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Gladstone. Complete funeral ...

Sandra “Sam” Hankinson

RAPID RIVER — Sandra “Sam” Hankinson, 68, of Rapid River, passed away at her home in Rapid River. Funeral services celebrating the life of Sandra ‘Sam’ Hankinson will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Rapid River Congregational Church in Rapid River with a luncheon to follow ...

Kevin E. Bowie

GLADSTONE — Kevin E. Bowie, age 50, of Gladstone, passed away in his home Thursday, May 25, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Kevin was born May 19, 1967 in Phoenix, Ariz., the son of James and Grace (Greene) Bowie. He graduated in 1985, with honors, from Denbigh High ...

Donald Lee Oswald

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald Lee Oswald, age 74, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Dickenson County Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born on March 13, 1943 in Sparta, Wisconsin the son of the late Harvey and Dorothy (Habhegger) Oswald. Donald attended Sparta High School, and in the ...

Timothy “Timmy” Lusardi

ROCK — Timothy "Timmy" Lusardi, age 54, of Rock passed away at home on Friday, May 26, 2017. Tim was born January 17, 1963 in Escanaba, the son of Harold and Leah (Rock) Lusardi. He graduated from Mid Peninsula School in 1981. He worked as a machinist for Precision Mold in Warren, Mich. for ...

Theresa P. DeGrave

WILSON — Theresa P. DeGrave, age 85, of Wilson passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, at her home in Wilson. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for later in the week at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Wilson. Complete funeral arrangements will ...

Fredrick “Fred” M. Hall

WILSON — Fredrick "Fred" M. Hall, 84, Wilson, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are ­incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo ­Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Aldoris M. LaCarte

ESCANABA — Aldoris M. LaCarte, age 96, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday morning, May 30, 2017 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in ­Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.