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Obituaries

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Edward Francis Cappaert

BARK RIVER — Gerald “Jerry” Edward Francis Cappaert, 81, of Bark River, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born on April 15, 1939 to Frank and Doreen Cappaert in Ingalls, Mich. Jerry graduated from Stephenson High School in 1957. He married ...

Marcia A. Lehto

ESCANABA — Marcia A. Lehto, 58, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at her home. She was born on Nov. 6, 1961 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., daughter of Gerald J. McPherson and Patsy A. (Roy) Parrett. Marcia was raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Cheboygan, and Rapid River. For the past ...

Hudson Cowboy King

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Hudson Cowboy King, the beloved infant son of Kent King and Brooke Granquist of Gladstone, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Hudson was full of smiles and snuggles for his 74 days of life, bringing joy and happiness to his family and every ...

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Edward Francis Cappeart

BARK RIVER — Gerald “Jerry” Edward Francis Cappeart, 81, of Bark River, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born on April 15, 1939 to Frank and Doreen Cappeart in Ingalls, Mich. Jerry graduated from Stephenson High School in 1957. He married ...

Greggory ‘Gregg’ Allan Anderson

GLADSTONE — Greggory “Gregg” Allan Anderson, 57, of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 12, 2020. Gregg was born in Escanaba on July 23, 1963 to Dean and Marilyn Anderson. He attended Bay College and Northern Michigan University where he graduated from the Police Academy in 1999. ...

Marcia A. Lehto

ESCANABA — Marcia A. Lehto, 58, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at her home. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Billie Ann Woodard

RAPID RIVER — Billie Ann Woodard, 65, of Rapid River, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to ...

James ‘Jim’ Draper Gray III

ESCANABA — James “Jim” Draper Gray III was born in Rosedale, Minn., and grew up in Silver Bay, Minn. Until he was struck with Reyes Syndrome, causing epilepsy, he was a very bright, social little boy. We called him Tom Sawyer, as he would get friends to do his chores so that he could go ...

Wayne Michael Kujala

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Wayne Michael Kujala, 80, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Wayne was born in Escanaba on Nov. 2, 1939 to Leslie and Elma (Wainino) Kujala. He spent most of his childhood in Kingsford, Mich., graduating ...

Greggory ‘Gregg’ Allan Anderson

GLADSTONE — Greggory “Gregg” Allan Anderson, 57, of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 12, 2020. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Gladstone. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rapid ...

Gerald Cappaert

BARK RIVER — Gerald Cappaert, 81, of Bark River, passed away on Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2020 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Francis V. Egeler

GWINN — Francis (Frank) V. Egeler, most recently of Gwinn, Mich., passed away on Sept. 5, 2020 at Upper Peninsula Health Systems, Marquette from complications from diabetes after a long struggle with the disease but, never with a complaint. Frank was born in Bangor, Maine, on Dec. 28, 1963 ...

Earl William McNally III

BARK RIVER — Our sweet little baby boy Earl William McNally III was born prematurely on Sept. 10, 2020 at 7:54 p.m. as a result of chorioamnionitis. Our sweet little boy was so perfect when he was born at 1pound 1.6 ounces and 11.5 inches long. He cried and then snuggled with his mommy and ...

Greggory A. Anderson

GLADSTONE — Greggory A. Anderson, 57, of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Complete arrangements will be forthcoming. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Anderson ...

Lynn Marie Cartwright

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Lynn Marie Cartwright, 65, of Gladstone, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. Lynn was born Aug. 14, 1955 in Escanaba, the daughter of John and Patricia (Young) Syverson. Lynn attended and graduated from Gladstone High School. Lynn ...

Anthony ‘Tony’ Lanaville

GERMANY — Anthony “Tony” Lanaville, 50, a former Escanaba resident, passed away on Sept. 3, 2020 at Tuebinger University Hospital in Germany with his wife and son at his side. He graduated from Escanaba High School in 1989, immediately enlisted in the Army and served in Desert Storm. He ...

Judith ‘Judy’ Bizeau

ESCANABA — Judith “Judy” Bizeau passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at OSF St Francis Hospital in Escanaba, with her family by her side. She was born in 1941 in Escanaba, to Rudy and Betty Gafner. She graduated from Holy Name High School in 1959. Judy married Richard “ Dick” ...

Wilma M. Hosking

BARK RIVER — Wilma M. Hosking, 67, of Bark River, passed away Thursday Sept. 10, 2020 at UP Health System Marquette. She was born on Sept. 30, 1952 daughter of Arthur and Eleanor (Taylor) Tourangeau. Wilma was raised in Schaffer and graduated high school in Waukesha, Wis. On Feb. 27, ...

Lynn Marie Cartwright

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Lynn Marie Cartwright, 65, of Gladstone, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at home with her family by her side. Her loving husband Rick is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17, at 11 ...

Gary R. Meshigaud

HANNAHVILLE — Gary R. Meshigaud, 67, of Hannahville, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born on May 21, 1953 in Escanaba, son of Peter A. and Emma R. (Keshick) Meshigaud. He was later raised by his adoptive parents Anton and Elizabeth ...