Obituaries

Richard W. Johnson

BARK RIVER — Richard W. Johnson, 92, of 3153 Hwy. 2 and 41, Bark River, Mich., passed away July 11, 2019, at the home of his son in Oro Valley, Ariz. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Marian Meloche

MINNESOTA — Marian Meloche, 82, passed away in Minnesota. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

David Moore

ESCANABA — David Moore, 67, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

James L. Revis

BARK RIVER — James L. Revis, 87 of Bark River, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Jim was born in Virginia, Ill., on Jan. 2, 1932, son of Emmitt and Audrey (Edwards) Revis. In 1949, Jim joined the Army at age 17. He was a Korean War vet, stationed among ...

Tina Marie Kelloniemi

CORNELL — Tina Marie Kelloniemi, age 41, of Cornell, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Thursday, July 11, 2019. Family will receive friends Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 3 until 6 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Vigil prayers will conclude visiting hours ...

Raymond ‘Ray’ F. Fontaine Jr

ESCANABA — Raymond "Ray" F. Fontaine, Jr., 81, of 421 S. 30th St., passed away Thursday evening, July 11, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Friday, July 19. Complete arrangements will be forthcoming. The Anderson ...

Gene McKenzie

GLADSTONE — Gene McKenzie, age 69, of Gladstone passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Military Honors will be presented at 1 p.m. by the Gladstone American Legion Post ...

Raymond F. Fontaine Jr.

ESCANABA — Raymond F. Fontaine Jr., 81, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, July 11, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Shirley. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of ...

Tina Kelloniemi

CORNELL, Mich. — Tina Kelloniemi, 41, of Cornell, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Thursday, July 11, 2019. Listed among the surviving family is her husband, Don Kelloniemi. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. ...

John George Prokos

ESCANABA — John George Prokos, 87, of 5340 12th Road, Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 7, 2019, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. He was born on May 25, 1932, in Escanaba, the son of George Charles and Koula (Petrolekis) Prokos. John was raised in Escanaba. A 1951 graduate of ...

Allan J. ‘Big Al’ Patrick

ESCANABA — Allan J. “Big Al” Patrick, 79, of Escanaba, passed away early Monday morning, July 8, 2019, at Christian Park Health Care Center. He was born on May 21, 1940, in Escanaba, son of Joseph and Ellen (Lancour) Patrick. Allan attended Bark River School through the eighth grade ...

Daniel Harris

MILWAUKEE Wis. — Welcomed into the arms of the Lord on July 9, 2019, at the age of 59 in Milwaukee, Wis. Loving partner for 31 years of Thomas Kafura. Loving son of Eugene and the late Marie Harris. Brother of the late Jack, Sandy (Erv) Vandeville, Jerry, Patti (Don) Seidle, Julie (Tim) ...

Eugene McKenzie

GLADSTONE — Eugene McKenzie, 69, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. 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 of condolence, go to ...

Emilie J. Campbell

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On June 20, 2019, a beautiful summer morning, Emilie J. Campbell, 92, passed away peacefully in the leafy Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Ill. Emilie was born Sept. 26, 1927, in Traunik, Mich., the youngest of four children born to Joseph and Mary (nee Sterle) ...

Eva M. Brandt

ESCANABA — Eva M. Brandt, 91, of Escanaba, formerly of Cornell, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born on Jan. 3, 1928, in Escanaba Township, daughter of the late Henry and Roland (Couillard) Brunette. Eva is survived by two ...

Marianne Joanne Poe

KIPLING — Marianne Joanne Poe, 75, of Kipling, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, peacefully in her sleep at home with her family by her side following a long courageous battle with breast cancer. Marianne was born June 19, 1944, in Escanaba, the daughter of Wilbur and Lydia (Stock) ...

Betty J. Johnson

HYDE — Betty J. Johnson, 89, of Escanaba (Hyde), passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Bishop Noa Home. She was born in Escanaba on Sept. 4, 1929, the daughter of John G. and Irene L. (Mathieson) Steinmetz. Betty attended St. Joseph School and then graduated from Escanaba High School, ...

Frederick T. Aker

ESCANABA — Frederick T. Aker, 70, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes are assisting the Aker family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you ...

Marianne Poe

GLADSTONE — Marianne Poe, 75, passed away Tuesday morning, July 9, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Her husband Donald is listed among the surviving family. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. ...

John G. Prokos

ESCANABA — John G. Prokos, age 87, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 7, 2019 at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Visitation will be held from 11a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. A celebration of life service with military honors ...