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Obituaries

Thomas Wilfred Wandahsega III

WILSON — Thomas Wilfred Wandahsega III, 51, of Wilson, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the Hannahville Community Center and continue until the time of the funeral service on Wednesday at 10 ...

Michael A. Hess

GLADSTONE — Michael A. Hess, age 70, of Gladstone passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the St. ­Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 13, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. Military Honors will be presented at ...

James ‘Jim’ L. Demeuse

LAKE GENEVA Wis. — James “Jim” L. Demeuse, 70, of Lake Geneva, Wis., was found in the Town of Geneva April 1, 2018, after being missing since Oct. 20, 2017. He was born April 12, 1947, in Escanaba, Mich., the son of the late Dona and Hilma (Saari) Demeuse. He was united in marriage to ...

Charlotte Miller

MENOMINEE — Charlotte Miller, 82, of Menominee, passed away early Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Atrium Post Acute Care Facility of Menominee. She was released from her struggle with Alzheimer’s disease and placed into the presence of her loving God through the arms of her Lord and ...

Marcella M. Quick

MANISTIQUE — Marcella M. Quick, 86, of Dodge Lake, Manistique, Mich., died April 4, 2018, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born Aug. 3, 1931, in Brevort, Mich., the daughter of Floyd and Violet (Movalson) Miller and moved to the Manistique area as a child. She ...

David Kane

WETMORE — David Kane, 63, of Wetmore and formerly of Manistique, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his home following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 8, at the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising from 1 until 3 p.m. Rev. Sandra Kolder will conduct ...

Ellen O. Molloy

ESCANABA — Ellen O. Molloy, 89, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday evening, April 4, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Nancy Kossow

ESCANABA — Nancy Kossow, 71, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Simply Cremation, of Green Bay, is assisting the family.

Bonita ‘Bonnie’ LeBoeuf

POWERS — Bonita “Bonnie” LeBoeuf, 66, of Powers, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

John Holger ‘Hoagie’ Ostlund

BARK RIVER — John Holger “Hoagie” Ostlund, 90, of N16882 Eustis Road, Bark River, went to be with his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018, at his home in Bark River. He was born on Jan. 9, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Axel and Jenny (Larsson) Ostlund. As a ...

Helen Frances Norbotten

MANISTIQUE — Helen Frances Norbotten of Manistique. Nov. 30, 1930 - March 8, 2018. Visitation, Saturday, April 7, at noon, Funeral Mass, Saturday, April 7, at 1 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Manistique. Luncheon to follow. Burial at 3 p.m., also April 7, Fairview Cemetery.

Lois Jane Miller

ESCANABA — Lois Jane Miller, 89, of 1300 N. 16th St., Escanaba, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. She was born on Feb. 23, 1929, in Escanaba, the daughter of Tyler and Mabel (Johnson) Way. Lois grew up in Wells and graduated from Escanaba High School in ...

Nancy L. Paquin

GLADSTONE — Nancy L. Paquin, 80, of 8053 County 426 M.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, March 31, 2018, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born on May 2, 1937, in Petoskey, Mich., the daughter of William and Martha (Larson) Kuebler. At a young age, she was ...

John Holger ‘Hoagie’ Ostlund

BARK RIVER — John Holger “Hoagie” Ostlund, 90, of N16882 Eustis Rd., Bark River, passed away Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018, at his home. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Marlene. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at Calvary Baptist Church in ...

Merceda E. Druding

BELOIT — Merceda E. “Murph” Druding, 85, of Beloit, Wis., died suddenly on Good Friday, March 30, 2018, at Beloit Memorial Hospital. She was a devoted member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Murph was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Escanaba, Mich., to John Kevill and Merceda (Middlebrook) Murphy. ...

Alfred ‘Al’ E. Scherer Jr

ESCANABA — Alfred “Al” E. Scherer Jr. 59, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at his home of natural causes. Al was born in Escanaba on May 31, 1958, the son of Alfred and Marian (Gerou) Scherer. He graduated from Escanaba High School and earned an ...

Nancy L. Paquin

GLADSTONE — Nancy L. Paquin, 80, of 8053 County 426 M.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, March 31, 2018, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian ...

John E. Kroll Sr

ESCANABA — John E. Kroll Sr. passed away Friday morning, March 30, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home surrounded by his loving family. John was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Escanaba, the son of Michael and Rose (Vankas) Kroll. He graduated from St. Joseph High School. John served in the Merchant Marines ...

Donald E. Zehren

FAYETTE — Donald E. Zehren, 92, of Fayette, Mich., passed away on April 1, 2018, at the Bishop Noa Apartments in Escanaba where he has resided for the past five years. He was born July 4, 1925, in Pound, Wis., the son of Frank and Norma (Dunst) Zehren and lived in Coleman, Wis., before ...

Lois Jane Miller

ESCANABA — Lois Jane Miller, 89, of 1300 N. 16th St., Escanaba, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Lois will ...