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Obituaries

John V. Herlik

ESCANABA — John V. Herlik, 79, of Escanaba, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in ­Escanaba surrounded by his loving family. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Sandy. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the ...

Henrietta D. Miller

GLADSTONE — Henrietta D. Miller, 87, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Private family funeral services are being held at this time with a Celebration of Henrietta’s Life service to be planned for a later date. The Anderson Funeral Homes ...

Frederick ‘Fred’ Jeremiah Pattan

ROCK — Frederick "Fred" Jeremiah Pattan, 82, of Rock passed away Wednesday morning, March 18, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Gladstone. Military honors will be conducted at 3 p.m. ...

Joseph ‘Floyd’ Lancour Jr.

RAPID RIVER — Joseph “Floyd” Lancour Jr., 63, of Rapid River, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. For additional ...

Henrietta D. Miller

GLADSTONE — Henrietta D. Miller, 87, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Private family funeral services are being planned. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Miller family and online condolences can be sent at ...

Frederick ‘Fred’ Jeremiah Pattan

ROCK — Frederick “Fred” Jeremiah Pattan, 82, of Rock, Mich., passed away Wednesday morning, March 18, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation and Mass of Christian Burial services are being planned for early May of 2020. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The ...

Mary Fay Minor-Pizzala

GARDEN — Mary Fay Minor-Pizzala, 85, of Garden, Mich., passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey, surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Alfred and Leona (Deloria) Lavallee, she was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Escanaba, Mich. Mary attended ...

Barbara Jean Majestic

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Barbara Jean Majestic, 73, passed away on March 14, 2020, due to complications of the flu while she was returning from a vacation in Florida. Her loving husband, Bob Majestic, is listed among the surviving family. Family will receive friends Friday, March 20, from 2 until 4 ...

Frederick J. Pattan

ROCK — Frederick J. Pattan, 82, of Rock, Mich., passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Henrietta D. Miller

GLADSTONE — Henrietta D. Miller, 87, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away Wednesday March 18, 2020, at 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. Online condolences can be sent to the ...

Benjamen K. Lauren

GWINN, Mich. — Ben (Benjamen) Lauren, 23 of Gwinn, a member of the Forsyth Township Fire Department, was fatally injured while fighting a structure fire. Ben is the son of Ronald and Carla Lauren, also of Gwinn. Ben was a 2014 graduate of Gwinn High School and a 2018 graduate of Northern ...

Barbara Jean Majestic

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Barbara Jean Majestic, 73, passed away on March 14, 2020, due to complications of the flu while she was returning from a vacation in Florida. Barb was born Elkhart, Ind., on July 10, 1946, the daughter of William and Rita Williams. After graduating from Elkhart High School, ...

Erlamay Maunus (Kaurala) (Tepsa) Hardwick

ESCANABA — Erlamay Maunus (Kaurala) (Tepsa) Hardwick, 82, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital. Services honoring Erlamay are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, April 4. More details will be announced in a forthcoming notice. In lieu of flowers, please consider a ...

Gerald E. Sherwood

RAPID RIVER — Gerald E. Sherwood, 72, of Rapid River, passed away at his residence early Tuesday morning, March 10, 2020. His wife, Patricia Sherwood, is listed among the surviving family. In addition, Gerald is survived by daughter, Paula (Rodney) Schwartz of Rapid River and two ...

Floyd I. Olson

WAUNAKEE, Wis. — Floyd I. Olson, 85, formerly of Waupaca and Greenfield, Wis., passed away on Friday, March 13,, 2020 at Brightstar Community in Waunakee, Wis. He was born on Oct. 31, 1934, In Stonington, Mich., to Richard and Aurora (Groleau) Olson. Floyd was married to the former Darlene ...

Geraldine M. Bellmore

HERMANSVILLE — Geraldine M. Bellmore, 95, of Hermansville, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. She was born on Aug. 29, 1924, in Carney, Mich., daughter of the late Marcell and Mary (Dray) Charlier. On Sept. 24, 1949, she married the late ...

Mary Fay Minor-Pizzala

GARDEN — Mary Fay Minor-Pizzala, 85, of Garden, Mich., passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey, surrounded by her loving family. Per the family’s wishes, the previously scheduled visitation and services have been canceled at this time due to ...

Benjamen K. Lauren

GWINN, Mich. — Benjamen K. Lauren, 23, of Gwinn, passed away Friday evening, March 13, 2020, while fighting a structure fire in Forsyth Township. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home.

Geraldine M. Bellmore

HERMANSVILLE — Geraldine M. Bellmore, 95, of Hermansville, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Barbara E. Manhold

ESCANABA — Barbara E. Manhold, 76, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday morning, March 10, 2020, at Hartman’s Adult Care. She was born on Nov. 12, 1943, in Highland Park, Mich., daughter of Rosaire and Ruby (Duelel) Roy. Barbara was raised in Detroit and graduated from St. Benedict’s ...