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Obituaries

Gottfried Wagner

GLADSTONE — Gottfried Wagner, age 86, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 20, 2020, at home with his loving family by his side. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Wagner family. To offer condolences, please visit ...

Jean R. Wangrud

GLADSTONE — Jean R. Wangrud, 63, of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, November 20, 2020 of natural causes. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family.

Dr. George E Cole

ESCANABA — Dr. George E Cole, age 85 of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, with family at his side. He was born Feb. 28, 1935, to Peggy and Harold Cole in Lake Twp., Mich. He married his soulmate, Milly, at Michigan State University Chapel on July 17, ...

Terry Plouff

GLADSTONE — Terry Plouff, age 63, of Gladstone (Flat Rock), passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at his home. Funeral services are being planned for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Complete arrangements will be forthcoming. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Plouff family and online ...

Sandra M. ‘Butler’ Boutilier

GLADSTONE — Sandra M. "Butler" Boutilier, age 80, passed away Thursday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Sandy was born June 4, 1940, on the family farm in Perkins, the daughter of Henry and Georgina (Williamson) Soderstrom. She was raised in Perkins and was a ...

Janice E. Wetterhahn

BARK RIVER — Janice E. Wetterhahn, age 86, of Bark River (formerly of Escanaba), passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 19, 2020, at home surrounded by her family. Private family funeral services are being planned. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Anderson Funeral Homes are ...

Deborah A. Malone

SAND LAKE, Mich. — Deborah A. Malone, age 57, of Sand Lake, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at her home. Deb was born October 4, 1963 in Escanaba, Mich., the daughter of Frank and Audrey (Lancour) Fudala Jr. She has worked at Shopko for 33 years. She served ...

Lisa Ann Walechka

WILSON — Lisa Ann Walechka, 55, of Wilson, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 peacefully at home with her family by her side after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 29, 1965 in Powers, Mich. to the late Howard and Elizabeth (Doyen) Otradovec. On May 5, ...

Patricia Jean (Kittner) Wood

TEHACHAPI, Calif. —- Patricia Jean (Kittner) Wood. April 19, 1948 – Nov. 10, 2020 Born in Michigan; lived in Minnesota, Oreggon and California. Grew up on ice skates and on horseback. She kayaked Minnesota and skied June, Mammoth and Squaw, and tried snowboarding at the Granlibakken in ...

Janice E. Wetterhahn

BARK RIVER — Janice E. Wetterhahn, age 86, of Bark River (formerly of Escanaba), passed away Thursday morning, November 19, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Terry Plouff

GLADSTONE — Terry Plouff, age 63, of Gladstone (Flat Rock), passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020 at his home. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Jill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Patricia Jean (Kittner) Wood

TEHACHAPI, Calif. —- Patricia Jean (Kittner) Wood. April 19, 1948 – Nov. 10, 2020 Born in Michigan; lived in Minnesota, Oreggon and California. Grew up on ice skates and on horseback. She kayaked Minnesota and skied June, Mammoth and Squaw, and tried snowboarding at the Granlibakken in ...

Leona Rose Yagodzinski

BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Leona Rose Yagodzinski, 104, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 13, 2020, at Hillside Manor Nursing Home in Beaver Dam, Wis. Leona was born on June 18, 1916, in Bark River, Mich., the daughter of Alphonse “Peter” and Delia (Galarmo) Couillard. She married ...

Lorraine Eleanor (Savola) Anderson

GLADSTONE — Lorraine Eleanor (Savola) Anderson, 78, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away November 11, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba after a short battle with COVID-19. Lorraine was born on May 22, 1942 in Munising, Mich. She lived her childhood in Trenary, Mich., and then ...

Lola R. Pasino

BARK RIVER — Lola R. Pasino, age 82, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Monday morning, November 16, 2020, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living. Lola was born March 25, 1938, in Forest, Indiana, the daughter of Jesse and Ruth (Bolinger) Flickinger. Lola grew up in Garden Corners, and graduated ...

Thomas Caron

GLADSTONE — Thomas Caron, age 67. of Gladstone, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Skradski Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Caron family. Please visit ...

Waino William Bakka

ROCK — Waino William Bakka, age 96, longtime Rock resident, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Waino was born on June 5, 1924 in Escanaba, Mich., to William and Fannie (Erickson) Bakka, the oldest sibling to Lauri, Helmi, and Viola. He grew up on the ...

Carol Ann Christiansen

RAPID RIVER — Carol Ann Christiansen, 82, of Rapid River, passed away at Christian Park Health Care Center on November 11, 2020. Carol was born November 3, 1938 to Robert and Arlene Murchie of Rapid River. Carol most enjoyed gardening, craft shows, birdwatching, spending time with her great ...

Dorothy Elizabeth Arnold

ALBION, Mich. — Dorothy Elizabeth Arnold, age 98, went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 10, 2020. She was born on December 31, 1921 in Jackson, Mich., to Frank and Mae (Irish) Moore. She graduated from Parma High School in 1941. Dorothy married Glenn E. Arnold on July 27, 1941 ...

John Joseph Boucher

ESCANABA — John Joseph Boucher, age 81, of Escanaba passed away on November 12, 2020 at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. John was born on December 9, 1938 in Menominee, Michigan, the son of Edmund and Laura (Mushynski) Boucher. He attended school in Menominee and Escanaba. ...