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Obituaries

Jeffrey Leonard Dombrowski

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Please visit: jeff.dombrowski.co Jeffrey Leonard Dombrowski, 29, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. Jeff never married and leaves to survive his parents Karen (Dupey) and Jim Dombrowski of Escanaba; two brothers, Eric ...

Paul Robert Bruce

ESCANABA — Paul Robert Bruce, age 70, of Danforth, passed away peacefully Friday morning, June 19, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. His loving wife Pam is listed among the surviving family. Paul's family will receive friends on Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at ...

Dona Marie LaPorte

ESCANABA — Dona Marie LaPorte, age 88, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, June 20, 2020. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. at the Skradski Family ...

Evelyn Mae Hynes-Gould

FORD RIVER — Evelyn Mae Hynes-Gould, age 92, of Ford River, passed away Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at her apartment in Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2020 at First United Methodist Church in Escanaba. Funeral services ...

Patti M. Taylor

ESCANABA — Patti M. Taylor, 64, Escanaba, formerly of Saginaw, Mich., passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her home with loving family by her side. She was born on Aug. 8, 1955 in Saginaw, daughter of the late Duane and Joan (Foglesong) Wachowiak Sr. Patti spent most of her career ...

Sylvia Mae Ray

GLADSTONE — Sylvia Mae Ray, age 93, of Gladstone, passed away Friday morning, June 19, 2020 at Sunny Shores Assisted Living in Gladstone. Sylvia was born Jan. 3, 1927, in Enid, Okla., the daughter of Bill and Eva (Unhu) Johnson. She graduated high school from Galtry High. Sylvia was ...

Dona Marie LaPorte

ESCANABA — Dona Marie LaPorte, age 88, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, June 20, 2020. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Arrangements are pending at this time. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the ...

Paul Bruce

ESCANABA — Paul Bruce, age 70, of Escanaba, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. His wife, Pam Bruce is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be ­forthcoming. Arrangements are pending at this time. The Skradski Family ­Funeral ...

Patti M. Taylor

ESCANABA — Patti M. Taylor, 64, Escanaba, formerly of Saginaw, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

John E. Dupont

GLADSTONE — John E. Dupont, 72, of Gladstone, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at home. He was born on April 8, 1948 in Escanaba, son of John J. and Linna S. (Krause) Dupont. John resided in the Escanaba area most of his life and was currently at Townhouse, Adult Learning Systems in ...

Evelyn Mae Hynes Gould

FORD RIVER — Evelyn Mae Hynes Gould, age 92, of Ford River, passed away Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at her apartment in Bishop Noa Home in ­Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Margaret Helen Hosking

ESCANABA — It’s 2020 and there are 7.8 billion stories unfolding across planet earth. Each story is a book of someone’s life, and each day a page is turned. Some books are very long, others are short, and some may never be opened. Every day, new books are added to this great library of ...

Gary E. Campbell

GLADSTONE — Gary E. Campbell, 74, passed away on Thursday evening, June 18, 2020 at home in Gladstone. Private graveside services will be held at the ­convenience of the family. The family respectfully requests that memorials be directed to the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., ...

Charles L. Newman

RAPID RIVER — Charles L. Newman, age 92, of Rapid River, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020, with his loving family by his side. Listed among those surviving is his beloved wife, Patricia Newman. A full obituary is forthcoming and will be announced by the Skradski Family ...

Edwin Eugene Bergquist

ESCANABA — Edwin Eugene Bergquist, 97, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 17, 2020, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. He was born Dec. 15, 1922, in Stephenson, Mich., to Henry and Ellen (Johnson) Bergquist. Edwin grew up on the family farm in Stephenson and graduated ...

Scott Gerald Vallier

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Scott Gerald Vallier, 58, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. His loving wife, Amy Vallier, is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends on Friday, June ...

Rosemary ‘Rosie’ (Viau) Pratt

ESCANABA — Rosemary “Rosie” (Viau) Pratt, 89, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River after a lengthy illness. She was beloved by many, especially her family, friends and the caregivers at Cedar Hill and Northwoods Assisted Living Centers. Her wit ...

Edwin Eugene Bergquist

ESCANABA — Edwin Eugene Bergquist, 97, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 17, 2020 at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Bergquist family.

Scott Vallier

GLADSTONE — Scott Vallier, 58, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 surrounded by his family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. For additional information or to leave the family a message ...

Orrene Evelyn Titus

ESCANABA — Orrene Evelyn Titus, known to everyone as Evelyn, passed to her heavenly reward at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba on June 14, 2020. She was born on July 19, 1919, the daughter of Thomas “Ed” Robeson and Lena (Summerfeldt) Robeson on a farm in Stockbridge, Mich. She attended ...