Obituaries

Donald M. ‘Copie’ Hansen

POWERS — Donald M. “Copie” Hansen, 83, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 in Cedar Grove at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River from noon to 4 p.m. EDT (3 p.m. CDT) The funeral service ...

Robert Glen Rohde

ESCANABA — Robert Glen Rohde, age 77, of Escanaba, left this world on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  He came to us from the union of Raymond and Esther (Chroge) Rohde in Escanaba on July 23, 1939.  A pain in his foot in 2015 led to a diagnosis of lung cancer.  Bob was a multi-faceted man who ...

Dolores Cecilia Pinar

WELLS — Dolores Cecilia Pinar, 80, Wells, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her home with sons by her side. She was born on Oct. 19, 1936 in Kenton, Mich., the daughter of the late George and Marguerite (Beauchamp) Cook. On Jan. 31, 1954, she married the late Rudolph Pinar in Ewen, ...

Donald M. Hansen

POWERS — Donald M. Hansen, 83, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Cedar Grove in Powers. Listed among survivors include his wife, Belle. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Hansen family.

Karmen Colleen Livingston Paulus

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Karmen Colleen Livingston Paulus, 53, passed into the arms of her Lord at her home in Lake Elsinore, Calif. of natural causes on Oct. 22, 2016. Her husband Jack, the love of her life, survives Karmen, they had 33 happy years together, her son David (Sarah) Paulus, ...

Robert “Bob” Rohde

ESCANABA — Robert "Bob" Rohde, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday morning, June 16, 2017 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

William ‘Bill’ Woodbury

ESCANABA — William "Bill" Woodbury, 69, of Escanaba, was welcomed into Heaven on May 21, 2017 after his four-month courageous fight with brain cancer. In keeping with Bill's wishes, there will not be a formal funeral, but a "Celebration of His Life" at the Krause Family Camp in Ford River ...

Dorothy J. Anthony

MUNISING — Dorothy J. Anthony (nee Clinton), age 75, a longtime Gladstone resident, died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Tendercare Health Center in Munising. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising.

Maddison Marie Searle

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On June 8, 2017, at 4:44 EST, Maddison Marie Searle left her body and bright pink wheelchair behind, as she finally transferred over to a better, freer, happier place for her, where she can now move her fingers again, give kisses and hugs, run and skip and dance, whisper ...

Clyde E. Anderson

WILSON — Clyde E. Anderson, 89, of Wilson, passed away Saturday evening, June 17, 2017 at his home surrounded by his ­family. Among survivors include his wife, Rose. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Anderson family.

D. Gregory Main

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — D. Gregory Main, 74, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and formerly of Escanaba, died peacefully at home in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Sunday, June 4, surrounded by his loving family.      Greg was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, exemplary public servant, ...

Edward Allen Scott

HOLIDAY, Fla. — Edward Allen Scott, 73, died on June 8, 2017 at hospice after a battle with cancer. Formerly of ­Gladstone, he is the son of the late Edward R. and Dorothy Scott of Holiday, Fla. He was proceeded in death by his brothers Michael L. Scott of Holiday, Fla. (3/5/2017) and ...

Albert E. (Al) Taylor

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. — Albert E. (Al) Taylor, 88 of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017 surrounded by his family. A celebration of his life with a luncheon to follow is being planned for Saturday, June 24 at the Terrace Bay Hotel in Gladstone. A complete ...

(Evelyn) Doris Brukardt

GLADSTONE — (Evelyn) Doris Brukardt, 88, of Lakeview Assisted Living, 1100 North Lakeshore Drive, Apt. 37, Gladstone, MI 49837, passed away to eternal life on June 12, 2017. Visitation will take place at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, on Friday, June 16, from 1 to 4 ...

Arthur ‘Art’ P. LaFave

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Arthur “Art” P. LaFave, 63, of Janesville, Wis., passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. EST at Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. EST at ...

William Monville

GLADSTONE — William Monville, 76, of Gladstone passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. William is survived by his wife, Ann, one brother, and five sisters. A memorial celebration will take place at a later date.

Danny C. Ritter

FORD RIVER — Danny C. Ritter, 87, of Ford River, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Logansport, Ind., son of the late Marie Banfield. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at 5694 D Road, Bark ...

(Evelyn) Doris Brukardt

GLADSTONE — (Evelyn) Doris Brukardt, 88, of Lakeview Assisted Living, 1100 North Lakeshore Drive, Apt. 37, Gladstone, MI 49837, passed away to eternal life on June 12, 2017. Visitation will take place at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, on Friday, June 16, from 1 to 4 ...

June T. Constantineau

BARK RIVER — June T. Constantineau, 86, passed away early Monday morning, June 12, 2017, at Bishop Noa Home where she has resided since 2010. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 5 ...

Arthur ‘Art’ P. LaFave

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Arthur “Art” P. LaFave, 63, of Janesville, Wis., passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. EST at Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. EST at ...