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Obituaries

Carol A. Lancour

ESCANABA — Carol A. Lancour, 81, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 6, 2020 at Bishop Noa Home. She is survived by her husband, Robert. Public visitation will be held at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba on Monday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the committal ...

Kim L. Fabry

HERMANSVILLE — Kim L. Fabry, 64, passed away peacefully on Sept. 4, 2020 with his family at his bedside. Kim was born on April 20, 1956 to Lawrence and Emma (Maule) Fabry. He resided in Hermansville, Mich., for the majority of his life. Many years were spent working at Superior Welding and ...

Charles Milton Dean Jr.

L’ANSE — Charles Milton Dean Jr., 87 passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 at Bayside Village in L’Anse, Mich. He was born Sept. 10, 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland, son of Charles and Thelma (Keil) Dean. Chuck graduated from high school in Baltimore, and received a degree from Baltimore ...

Paul Arthur Michelin

NEWBERRY — Paul Arthur Michelin, 83, of Newberry died peacefully with his wife, Lois, at his bedside on September 2, 2020, at Newberry Assisted Living Community. He was a man of deep faith and conviction who lived a life of service to his family, church, and community. His kindness and ...

Donald ‘Don’ E. Fehrenbach

ESCANABA — Donald “Don” E. Fehrenbach, age 90, of Escanaba, passed away early Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. He was born on Nov.10, 1929 in Menominee, Mich., the son of Lando and Laura (Beland) Fehrenbach. Don was raised and attended ...

Ronald ‘Ron’ M. Atkins

ESCANABA — Ronald "Ron" M. Atkins, 64, ­Escanaba, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital with loving family by his side. Arrangements are ­incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Kim L. Fabry

HERMANSVILLE — Kim L. Fabry, 64 of Hermansville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo ­Coolman Funeral Homes or Escanaba and Spalding.

Irwin F. Bostwick

GLADSTONE — Irwin F. Bostwick, 77, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at the Lakewood Assisted Living in Gladstone. Memorial services will be on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 12 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. For ...

Donald E. Fehrenbach

ESCANABA — Donald E. Fehrenbach, 90, of Escanaba, passed away early Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells, Mich. A complete obituary will be ...

John ‘Goat’ Blair

GLADSTONE, Mich. — John “Goat” Blair, 65, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and friends on Monday, Aug., 31, 2020 at his home in Gladstone after his brief, but well fought battle with esophageal cancer. John was born Nov. 1, 1954, the son of Wilfred ...

Anita ‘Joan’ (Johnson) Buckland

HANDCOCK, Mich. — Anita “Joan” (Johnson) Buckland, 88, of Handcock, Mich., formerly of Escanaba, passed away early Monday morning, June 29, 2020 at the Canal View Medical Care facility in Hancock, Mich.,, surrounded by her loving family. Joan was born on Jan. 11, 1932 to parents Earl and ...

Donald E. Fehrenbach

ESCANABA — Donald E. Fehrenbach, 90, of Escanaba, passed away early Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Michael J. Elliott

HERMANSVILLE — Michael J. Elliott, 67 of Hermansville, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wis., due to complications from cancer. Mike was born on Feb. 7, 1953 in Great Lakes, Ill., to William and Lois (Brow) Elliott and within six months his family moved to Escanaba, ...

Robert ‘Bob’ F. Engdahl

WELLS — Robert “Bob” F. Engdahl, 96, Wells, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at North Woods Place in Escanaba. He was born on Aug. 31, 1924 in Escanaba, son of the late Gustaf and Louise (Depotise) Engdahl. On July 14, 1951 he married the former Marie “Pat” Couillard at St. ...

Rose M. Gustafson

ESCANABA — Rose M. Gustafson, 99, of Escanaba, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2020 at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she has resided for the past year. She was born on May 10, 1921 in Escanaba, the daughter of Frank and Sophie (Podrebarac) Gersich. She was raised in Escanaba and ...

Ronald G. Pepin

GLADSTONE — Ronald G. Pepin, 86, of Gladstone, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 29, 2020 in Gladstone surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 29, 1934 in Escanaba and was the son of Lawrence and Evelyn (DuBord) Pepin. Ronald was raised in Escanaba and was a 1952 graduate of ...

Peter George Jennings

AVON, Ind. — On Aug. 27, Peter George Jennings passed away at the age of 69 at home in Avon, Indiana. Peter was a kind, loving man with a one-of-a-kind sense of humor. He loved his family fiercely. He enjoyed fishing, but never got the chance to do it as much as he wanted. Born on Feb. 11, ...

Robert F. Engdahl

WELLS — Robert F. Engdahl, 95, Wells, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at North Woods Place in Escanaba. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

John ‘Goat’ Blair

GLADSTONE, Mich. — John “Goat” Blair, 65, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Monday, Aug., 31, 2020 at his home in Gladstone. His loving wife, Kathryn (Kidd) Blair, is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. A ...

Anita ‘Joan’ (Johnson) Buckland

HANDCOCK — Anita “Joan” (Johnson) Buckland, 88, of Handcock, Mich., formerly of Escanaba, passed away early Monday morning, June 29, 2020 at the Canal View Medical Care facility in Hancock, Mich., surrounded by her loving family. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. ...