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Obituaries

Grant W. Heslip

ESCANABA — Grant W. Heslip, 70, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Among survivors include his wife, Patricia. Funeral arrangements are tentatively scheduled for Friday, October 29 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Crawford ...

Lawrence ‘Sonny’ J. Derusha

ESCANABA — Lawrence “Sonny” J. Derusha, 92, of Escanaba, Hyde area, passed away on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 21, 1929 in Escanaba, son of the late Ernest and Linnea (Johnson) Derusha. On September 9, 1950 he married the former Geraldine “Gerry” ...

Anthony ‘Tony’ B. Kuchan

RAPID RIVER — Anthony “Tony” B. Kuchan, age 61, of Rapid River, Mich., passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. To offer condolences or for more information, please visit ...

Wayne S. Lancour

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Wayne S. Lancour, age 82 of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. His wife, Carol Lancour, is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends on Monday, October 25, from 3 until ...

Daniel Lee ‘Danny’ LaCosse

ESCANABA — Daniel Lee “Danny” LaCosse, 70, of Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. He was born on December 6, 1950 in Escanaba, son of Adelore and Bernice (Delaire) LaCosse. Dan was raised in Gladstone and attended All Saints ...

Sylvia N. Kitchekeg

ESCANABA — Sylvia N. Kitchekeg, age 86, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. She was born on September 16, 1935 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Alfred and Anna (Kline) Rosene. The former Sylvia Rosene married Faron Kitchekeg and he preceded ...