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Obituaries

Hjalmar Alfred Olson

ESCANABA, Mich. — Hjalmar Alfred Olson, 90, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 18, 2019, at his home in Escanaba. Family will receive friends on Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Central United Methodist Church in Escanaba. Funeral services will follow visitation at 5 p.m. on Monday at ...

Rozetta Wesaw

POWERS — Rozetta Wesaw, 67, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers, Mich. Services are pending and will be announced by the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minn. The Chilson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Gloria Jean Kossow

BARK RIVER — Gloria Jean Kossow, 67, of Bark River, passed away Monday evening, April 15, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, surrounded by family after a long battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. She was born on Oct. 29, 1951, in Marquette, Mich., the daughter of Charles and ...

Charles T. ‘Charlie’ Petr

GLADSTONE — Charles T. “Charlie” Petr, 64, of Gladstone, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019, at home with his nephew, Jon Creten, at his side. He courageously fought a four-year battle with cancer. Charlie was born on June 26, 1954, in Escanaba. He was raised in Gladstone, the son of ...

William James Tiglas

MANISTIQUE — William James Tiglas, 82, of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 13, 2019, at Woodland Meadows Assisted Living. He was born on March 31, 1937, the son of George and Mercedes (Lasich) Tiglas. William attended St. Frances de Sales Catholic School ...

Ward Harvey Gasman

FORD RIVER — Ward Harvey Gasman, 48, of Ford River, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at his home of natural causes. Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. A time of sharing and remembrances will follow at 5 p.m. Saturday ...

Viva H. Ott

ESCANABA — Viva H. Ott, 99, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba, surrounded by family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

William R. Sundling

GLADSTONE — William R. Sundling, 85, of Gladstone, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Brewster Village in Appleton, Wis. Military honors and funeral services celebrating the life of William are being planned for Saturday, May 4. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The ...

Willard C. Williamson

ESCANABA — Willard C. Williamson, 93, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019, at North Woods Place in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Willard will ...

Ward H. Gasman

FORD RIVER — Ward H. Gasman, 48, of Ford River, passed away at his home of natural causes. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Gloria J. Kossow

BARK RIVER — Gloria J. Kossow, 67, of Bark River, passed away Monday evening, April 15, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, surrounded by family. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the ...

William R. Sundling

GLADSTONE — William R. Sundling, 85, of Gladstone, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Brewster Village in Appleton, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Anna M. Slade

ESCANABA — Anna M. Slade, 77, of Bessemer and Escanaba, passed away in Ironwood on April 12, 2019. Anna was born in Detroit to Elvie M. (Salo) Borns and Arnold Tapio. She grew up in Erwin Township and graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood in 1959. In 1984, she married ...

Gloria J. Kossow

BARK RIVER — Gloria J. Kossow, 67, of Bark River, passed away Monday evening, April 15, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, surrounded by family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Gerald E. Light

FLORENCE, Wis. — Gerald E. Light, 68, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Florence Health Services, in Florence, Wis. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl (Sagataw) Light. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Light family.

Charles Thomas Petr

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Charles Thomas Petr, 65, passed away Monday morning, April 15, 2019, at his home in Gladstone. Funeral arrangements for Charlie are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Messages of condolence may be offered online at ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Arnold Allen Boggs, 58, of 426 S. 13th St. Apt. 1, Escanaba, was bound over on one count of criminal sexual conduct - fourth degree (force or coercion), a ...

Florence ‘Flossie’ Christiansen

WELLS — Florence "Flossie" Christiansen, age 97, of Wells, passed away at home on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Florence was born Dec. 19, 1921 in Birch Run, Mich., the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Fischhaber) Knieling. She was united in marriage to Randolph Christiansen on July 22, ...

Marcia S. (McDonough) Henkes

RUSHFORD, Minn. — Marcia S. (McDonough) Henkes, 57, of Rushford, Minn., formerly of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 4 p.m., in the Prairie Room, at ...