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Obituaries

Darlene Anne Dart

ESCANABA — Darlene Anne Dart, 81, of Escanaba, passed away Monday afternoon, October 26, 2020 at Christian Park Village. She was born on November 8, 1938 in Escanaba, daughter of William R. and Marie A. (Boyle) McMartin. Darlene married Emmanuel J. Dart Jr. at St. Anne’s Church in ...

Reverend David W. Sedlock

GWINN — Reverend David W. Sedlock, age 64, of Gwinn, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Father Sedlock was born November 6, 1955, in Marquette, the son of the late Raymond and Carol (Karbum) Sedlock. Father Sedlock attended school in Marquette ...

Cyriel (Sonny) W. Sinnaeve

GLADSTONE — Cyriel (Sonny) W. Sinnaeve, age 85, of Gladstone, died of natural causes on April 12, 2020 at home in Gladstone. His loving wife of 63 years Marlene is listed among the surviving family. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Monday, November 2, at 11 a.m. at All Saints ...

Margaret E. ‘Marge’ Willette

ESCANABA — Margaret E. “Marge” Willette, 92, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday evening, October 27, 2020 at Bishop Noa Home. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Frank A. Sliva

ESCANABA - Frank A. Sliva, 73, passed away unexpectantly on October 25, 2020, at Mackinac Straits Health System. He was born in Escanaba on December 24, 1946, the son of Frank and Victoria (Zawacki) Sliva. Frank was raised in Escanaba. In 1965 he graduated from Escanaba High School and then ...

Eleanor Pearl Weber

MANISTIQUE — Eleanor Pearl Weber, age 96 of Manistique, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 26, 2020, at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born the daughter of James and Estelle (Gale) Bonini on July 17, 1924, in Hubbell, Mich. Eleanore went to LaCrosse, Wis., ...

Darrell D. Mullins Sr.

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Darrell D. Mullins Sr., age 83, of Gladstone, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 4, from 2 until 4 p.m. at Grace Church in Gladstone. Funeral services will begin at 4 p.m. at the ...

Nancy Rolig Todd

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Nancy Rolig Todd, age 63, of Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, October 26, 2020, at home, in the loving, comforting care of her family. Born June 26, 1957, in Erie, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Donald and Nancy (Yost) Hillegas, Nancy was raised in Escanaba. She ...

Lester E. Ness Jr.

ESCANABA — Lester E. Ness Jr., age 92, of Escanaba passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. For additional information or to ...

Susan ‘Susie’ Connors

MCFARLAND — Susan “Susie” Connors, age 68, of McFarland, Mich., a devoted, wonderful, caring and loving wife, the best ever mother and grandmother of three, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI. Susie was born the ...

William ‘Bill’ J. Boyce

ESCANABA — William “Bill” J. Boyce, 73, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center. He was born on November 5, 1946 in Escanaba, son of the late Francis and Mildred “Millie” (Rodgers) Boyce. Bill was a member of many different service ...

Alvin ‘Buzz’ Colson

FELCH, Mich. — Alvin “Buzz” Colson, age 85, of Felch passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Dickinson Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Buzz was born March 10, 1935, in Escanaba, Mich., the son of Hayden and Edith (Colson) Micheau. He was raised in Rock, Mich. Buzz is survived ...

Paul E. Bolm

ESCANABA — Paul E. Bolm, age 85, of Escanaba, passed away Monday morning, October 26, 2020 at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. He was born on July 18, 1935 in Escanaba, the son of Oscar and Edna (Anderson) Bolm. Paul grew up in Escanaba and also Bark River, and was a 1956 graduate of ...

Frank A. Sliva

ESCANABA — Frank A. Sliva, 73, passed away unexpectantly on October 25, 2020, at Mackinac Straits Health System. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Homes in Escanaba. Services will follow at 5 p.m. with Bishop Rayford Ray officiating. On ...

Shirley A. Larsen

GLADSTONE — Shirley A. Larsen, age 91, of Gladstone (Lake Bluff), passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born on January 26, 1929 in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Joseph and Agnes Bulchak. At a young age, Shirley’s family relocated to ...

Charles ‘Chuck’ Makosky Jr.

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Charles “Chuck” Makosky Jr., age 94, of Gladstone, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020, at U.P. Health System in Marquette. Chuck was born May 29, 1926, in Escanaba, the son of Charles Sr. and Barbara (Lehman) Makosky. He was raised in Riverland and was a graduate of ...

Terry ‘Jolly’ VanEffen

ESCANABA — Terry “Jolly” VanEffen passed away Oct. 24, 2020 after a courageous battle against cancer. He will be greatly missed. Terry was born June 2, 1957 in Escanaba, where he was also raised. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and working on home improvements with his wife and in his ...

William ‘Bill’ J. Boyce

ESCANABA — William “Bill” J. Boyce, 73, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Arlene M. (Shandonay) Beauvais

ESCANABA — Arlene M. (Shandonay) Beauvais, 87, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away peacefully Saturday, October 17, 2020 at her home after a nearly three year struggle with Alzheimer’s. She was born May 20, 1933 in Escanaba, MI, daughter of the late Benjamin & Agnes Shandonay. Arlene was ...

Shawn Patrick Snyder

GREEN BAY - Shawn Patrick Snyder, age 51, of Green Bay, formerly of Escanaba and Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully, Sunday, October 18, 2020 at his sister’s home, surrounded by love. He was born June 30, 1969 in Manistique, Mich., son of the late Larry L. Snyder and Georgianna E. ...