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Obituaries

Catherine ‘Katie’ M. Van Donsel

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Catherine “Katie” M. Van Donsel, 92, lifelong resident of Gladstone, passed away Monday evening, April 6, 2020, at Lake View Assisted Living Facility in Gladstone. Katie was born Nov. 30, 1927, in Gladstone, the daughter of Harry and Margaret (Creten) Van Donsel. She ...

Mary B. Mattson

MAYVILLE — Mary B. Mattson, 92, of Mayville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at her home. Mary was born the daughter of John and Catherine (Arndt) Collegnon on Dec. 20, 1927, in Escanaba, Mich. Mary was a 1946 graduate of Escanaba Area High School. She was united in ...

Leo M. Rahoi

ESCANABA — Leo M. Rahoi, 97, of Escanaba, passed away Monday evening, April 6, 2020 at his home. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for a later date. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Rahoi family and online condolences can be sent at www.andersonfuneralhomes.net.

Marcel ‘Red’ Seymour

RAPID RIVER — Marcel “Red” Seymour, 82, of Rapid River (North Delta), passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at home surrounded by family. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for a later date. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Seymour family and online condolences ...

Ann Ida Duchaine

GLADSTONE — Ann Ida Duchaine, 96, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2020, at her home, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 16, 1923, in the Buckeye Addition in Gladstone. She was one of 10 children to Martin and Madeline (Steffic) Young, Croatian immigrants, who ran a milk farm ...

Connie Brooks

RAPID RIVER — Connie Brooks, 60, of Rapid River, passed away Tuesday morning, April 7, 2020 at UP Health System - Marquette. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for a later date. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the family and online condolences can be sent at ...

Gladys R (Nebel) Baitman

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Gladys R (Nebel) Baitman, 92, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Agrace Hospice in Janesville, Wis., after an extended illness. She was born June 9, 1927, in Escanaba, Mich., and raised in the small town of Kipling, Mich. She moved to Chicago after graduating from high ...

Leo M. Rahoi

ESCANABA — Leo M. Rahoi, 97, of Escanaba, passed away Monday evening, April 6, 2020, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Marcel ‘Red’ Seymour

RAPID RIVER — Marcel “Red” Seymour, 82, of Rapid River (North Delta), passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at home surrounded by family. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Shirley. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of ...

Connie Brooks

RAPID RIVER — Connie Brooks, 60, of Rapid River, passed away Tuesday morning, April 7, 2020, at U.P. Health System - Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Mary H. Carlson

MANISTIQUE — Mary H. Carlson (Peppy), 97, of 724 Oak St., Manistique, Mich., died on April 3, 2020. She was born Feb. 5, 1923, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of John A. and Margaret (Barnes) Hoholik. Mary was a faithful member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in ...

DeWayne E. ‘Dane’ Campbell II

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — DeWayne E. “Dane” Campbell II, 64, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Dane was born on Nov. 24, 1955, in Bellefonte, Pa., the only son of the late DeWayne Sr. and Sylvia (Hollowood) Campbell. Dane graduated from Luther ...

Amanda L. Metzger

WILSON — Amanda L. Metzger, 34, of Wilson, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at her home. She was born on Oct. 26, 1985 in Escanaba, daughter of Kenneth J. and Dawn M. (Gignac) Metzger. As a toddler, Amanda lived in Menominee for a couple of years but then resided in Wilson for the ...

Eric Sigfrids

GLADSTONE — Eric Sigfrids, 51, passed away on April 1, 2020, at his home with his loving family by his side. Eric was born Oct. 27, 1968, in Elmhurst, Illi., the son of James and Barbara (Widner) Sigfrids. Eric grew up in Stonington, and as a family they moved to Gladstone, where he ...

William James Waters

MELBOURNE, Fla. — William James Waters passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the William Child’s Hospice House in Melbourne, Fla. He was born June 25, 1928, to Donald J Waters and Naomi W (Kruse) in Leslie Michigan. The family moved to the Escanaba, Mich., area in 1946. After graduating ...

Janelle Marie Buchman

STONINGTON — Janelle Marie Buchman,81, of Stonington, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at the Medilodge of Munising. Memorial services celebrating the life of Janelle are being planned for a later date at Trinity Episcopal Church in Gladstone. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting ...

Jacqueline M. ‘Jackie’ Seymour

ESCANABA — Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Seymour, 76, of Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday morning, March 31, 2020, after a lengthy illness at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 22, 1943, in Escanaba, daughter of Emanuel “Darl” and Marie (Revord) Taylor. Jackie was ...

Joseph (Floyd) Lancour

MARQUETTE — Joseph F. Lancour Jr., 63, has gone to be with the angels. He died March 18, 2020, at the Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette, Mich., of dementia complications and stroke. Joe was born Nov 12, 1956, in Escanaba, Mich., to Joseph F. Lancour Sr (deceased) and Shirlee Vanlerberghe ...

Janelle M. Buchman

STONINGTON — Janelle M. Buchman, 81, of Stonington, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at Medilodge of Munising. Listed among the survivors is her husband, Ed. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Robert ‘Rob’ W. Salmi

GLADSTONE — Robert “Rob” W. Salmi, 74, of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly at home Friday evening, March 27, 2020, with his dog Prince by his side. He was born on May 12, 1945, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Waino and Ida (Renfors) Salmi. As a young boy, his family moved back to Rock, ...