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Obituaries

Joe Maki

GLADSTONE — Joe Maki, 52, of Gladstone, passed away on Friday morning, Aug. 3, 2018, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone with Fr. Jamie Ziminski officiating. A luncheon will follow in ...

Sandra L. Vietzke

RAPID RIVER — Sandra L. Vietzke, 73 of Rapid River, passed away Friday morning, Aug. 3, 2018, at home following a lengthy illness. Her husband, Tom, preceded her in death on July 14, 2011. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral ...

John ‘Jack’ L Bisson

HEMET, Calif. — John ‘Jack’ L. Bisson, 87, died of an apparent heart attack on July 8, 2018, in Hemet, Calif. Jack was born on Oct. 22, 1930, in Escanaba, the son of Henry and Bernetta (Boucher) Bisson. He graduated from Escanaba High School in 1948. Following graduation, he joined the ...

Barbara J. McIntyre

ESCANABA — Barbara J. McIntyre, 64, passed away early Thursday morning, Aug. 2, 2018, at her home in Soo Hill following a lengthy battle with cancer. Barbara’s husband, David, is listed among the surviving family. Barbara’s family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 4 ...

Larry Fred Sebeck

GLADSTONE — Larry Fred Sebeck, 69, of 1224 Delta Ave., Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at the Sunshine Haven Comfort Care Facility in Olmito, Texas, following a lengthy illness. His wife, Susette, is listed among the survivors. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. A ...

Dennis J. Hoegh

GLADSTONE — Dennis J. Hoegh, 84, of Gladstone, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Dennis was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Atlantic, Iowa, the son of Harry Lars and Elna Ida (Jorgensen) Hoegh. Dennis served in the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1956. He was united in marriage to ...

Laurie VanMarter

NEGAUNEE — Laurie VanMarter, 48, of Negaunee, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding are assisting her family.

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Bellmore

POWERS — Kenneth “Ken” Bellmore, 91, of Powers, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain surrounded by his family. Ken was born on April 5, 1927, in Iron Mountain, son of the late John and Mabel Bellmore. He was married to ...

Margaret ‘Muggs’ Pierson

ESCANABA — Margaret “Muggs” Pierson, 94, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, July 28, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Muggs was born April 21, 1924, in Ingalls, Mich., the daughter of Benjamin and Ruby (Boeck) Paeske. She graduated from Escanaba High ...

Andrea L. Davis

RAPID RIVER — Andrea L. Davis, 65, formerly of Portland, Ore., and currently residing in Rapid River, passed away Sunday evening, July 29, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Her daughter, Autumn, is listed among the surviving family. Funeral services for Andrea will be held at ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Earl Iverson

ESCANABA — Robert “Bob” Earl Iverson, 77, of Escanaba (Hyde), passed away Saturday morning, July 28, 2018, at Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care in Madison, Wis. He was born on June 29, 1941, in Escanaba, the son of Earl and Geneva (Smith) Iverson. Bob grew up in Escanaba and was a 1960 ...

Stefan Warren Froberg

FORD RIVER — Stefan Warren Froberg, 74, of Ford River, passed away Saturday evening, July 28, 2018, at home surrounded by family. He was born on May 30, 1944, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Arnold and Elizabeth (Gunley) Froberg. Stefan grew up in Grand Rapids, Mich., and graduated from ...

Helen Mae O’Donnell

ESCANABA — Helen Mae O’Donnell, 95 of Escanaba, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 24, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. The visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, from 2 to 5 p.m. The funeral service will ...

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Bellmore

POWERS — Kenneth “Ken” Bellmore, 91, of Powers, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Listed amongst the survivors is his wife, Rita Bellmore. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman ...

Stefan Warren Froberg

FORD RIVER — Stefan Warren Froberg, 74, of Ford River, passed away Saturday evening, July 28, 2018, at home surrounded by family. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military honors will be conducted at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Earl Iverson

HYDE — Robert “Bob” Earl Iverson, 77, of Escanaba (Hyde), passed away Saturday morning, July 28, 2018, at Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care in Madison, Wis. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services ...

Ellen Mary (Barr) Trosvig

MARQUETTE — Ellen Mary (Barr) Trosvig, age 96, of Marquette, entered eternal life Thursday, July 26, 2018, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility where she resided for the last three weeks. The family wishes to express their appreciation for the exceptional care she received from the ...

Yvette Sue Miswick

KALKASKA, Mich. — Yvette Sue Miswick, 73, Passed on to our Lord on Feb. 17, 2018 from complications to Lewy Body Dementia. She passed with family by her side as a resident of the South Green House at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, 419 S. Coral St. Kalkaska, MI. Yvette was born in South ...

Helen Mae O’Donnell

ESCANABA — Helen Mae O’Donnell, 95 of Escanaba, passed away early Tuesday morning July 24, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. Helen was born on Christmas Eve 1922, daughter of Rudolph and Mary (Cmelja) Vetrovec. The family spent a few years in Chicago when Helen was young and ...

Howard Hebert

ST. JACQUES — Howard Hebert, 80, passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018, at his home in St. Jacques. Howard was born on Feb. 12, 1938, in Nahma, the son of Reginald and Marion (Olson) Hebert. He was raised in Nahma and was a graduate of Nahma High School. On Aug. 6, 1960, Howard was ...