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Obituaries

Thomas Allen Forvilly

ESCANABA — Thomas Allen Forvilly, 73, of Escanaba, passed away at home on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Tom was born April 21, 1947, in Escanaba, the son of Floyd and Dorothy (Mayville) Forvilly. He was united in marriage to Mary “Mimi” Margaret Demars on Oct. 18, 1969. He worked as a machinist ...

Kimber (Cartwright) Cunningham

HUFFMAN, Texas — Kimber (Cartwright) Cunningham, 58, formerly of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 in Huffman, Texas. Services are being planned for later this week. Complete arrangements will be forthcoming. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the family and online ...

Tonya Ann Jones

ESCANABA — Tonya Ann Jones, 54, of Escanaba, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 10, 2020, at the Trillium Hospice House in Marquette. She is survived by her husband, Robert. In keeping with Tonya’s wishes, cremation will take place. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Jones family.

Kathleen Leone LaCosse

CORNELL — Kathleen Leone LaCosse 85, of Cornell, Mich., died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Aug. 5, 2020. Among those surviving is her loving husband James LaCosse. Private services honoring Kathy will be held at the convenience of the family. To leave the family a message of ...

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Roberts

GWINN — Gerald “Jerry” Roberts, 56, of Gwinn, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2020, at home surrounded by family. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Debbie. Visitation and funeral services celebrating the life of Jerry will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Wells Township ...

Richard D. Van Heel

ROCK, Mich. — Richard D. Van Heel, 69, of Rock, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at his residence in Rock. His loving wife Cherlynn (Matthews) Van Heel is listed among the surviving family. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Please visit ...

Sister Mary Ann Srnka (Ann Lester) SSND

GREEN BAY — Sister Mary Ann Srnka (Ann Lester) SSND, 76, was born to eternal life on Sunday, August 9, 2020. She was born in Milwaukee, WI on June 13, 1944 to Lester and Margaret (Ott) Srnka. A few years later the family moved to Spalding, Mich., where she spent her early years, and developed ...

Robert Thomas ‘Pop‘ Anthony

MARQUETTE — Robert Thomas “Pop” Anthony, 93, of Marquette and Bark River, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020,at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba surrounded by his family. Born May 13, 1927, in Marquette to Irving J. and Mary A. (Molby) Anthony, “Pop” grew up in Marquette. There, he ...

Kathleen Leone LaCosse

CORNELL — Kathleen Leone LaCosse, 85, of Cornell, Mich., died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Aug. 5, 2020. Kathy was born to Lawrence and Estelle Lavelle Jan. 14, 1935 in Gladstone. Kathy was a lifelong resident of Gladstone and graduated from Gladstone High School in 1953. ...

Kimber Cunningham

HUFFMAN, Texas — Kimber Cunningham, 58, former Escanaba resident, passed away Thursday August 6, 2020 in Huffman, Texas. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Rita M. Lindquist

GLADSTONE — Rita M. Lindquist, age 83, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at her home in Gladstone. Rita was born Dec. 21,1936 in Escanaba, the daughter of Floyd and Irene (Chroge) Ross. She graduated from Rapid River High School in 1955. During her high school ...

David W. Herzog

RAPID RIVER — David W. Herzog, age 59, of Rapid River, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Dave was born on Jan. 20, 1961 in Fort Knox, Ky., the son of Frederick and Nancy (Kossow) Herzog. He moved to the Stonington Peninsula with his family and later graduated from Rapid River High ...

Thomas J. LaLonde (T.J.)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Thomas J. LaLonde (T.J.) of Ann Arbor, Mich. died Aug. 3, 2020 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. T.J. was born on Oct. 28, 1934 in Escanaba, to Clayton and Marian (Smith) LaLonde. T.J. graduated from Gladstone High School and Northern Michigan College (now ...

Marilyn Jean Gearing

GRAND BLANC, Mich. — Marilyn Jean Gearing, age 87 of Grand Blanc passed away at home on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. She was born on Aug. 22, 1932 to Julius and Anna Bredahl in Gladstone. Marilyn graduated from high school in 1949 in Gladstone. In 1956, she ­married her husband Milton ...

Jerry Roberts

GWINN — Jerry Roberts, of Gwinn, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2020 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Thomas Alan Clarage

GREEN BAY — Thomas Alan Clarage, 75, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 28, 2020 at his home. Thomas was born on Feb. 23, 1945 in Kalamazoo, Mich., son of the late Harry Lewis and Thelma (Pierce) Clarage. He was a graduate from Gladstone High School in 1964, he ...

Robert Thomas ‘Pop‘ Anthony

MARQUETTE — Robert Thomas “Pop” Anthony, 93, of Marquette and Bark River, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020,at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba surrounded by his family. Born May 13, 1927, in Marquette to Irving J. and Mary A. (Molby) Anthony, “Pop” grew up in Marquette. There, he ...

Jo Ann Louise (Farley) Theisen

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. — ,Jo Ann Louise (Farley) Theisen, 88, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020, from heart failure hastened by COVID-19 in Mount Vernon, New York. She was born Jo Ann Louise Farley on June 24, 1931, in Garden, Mich., to the late George Edward Farley and the late Aurora ...

Dorman ‘Hillbilly’ Lyda

PHILLIPS, Wis. — Dorman “Hillbilly” Lyda, 90, of Phillips, Wis., formerly of Isabela Mich., passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at Aspirus Pleasant View Nursing Home in Phillips Wis. Dorman was born on Feb. 8, 1930 in Anton, Texas, the son of Benjamin and Etta (Morrow) Lyda. ...

Darlene J. (Sundberg) Crago

FLORENCE, Wis. —Darlene J. (Sundberg) Crago, 88, of Florence, Wis., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls, Mich. She was born July 7, 1932, in Florence, Wis., daughter of the late Earl and Ethel (Roberts) Sundberg. Darlene grew up in ...