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Obituaries

Marvin J. Lueneburg

DE PERE, Wis. — Marvin J. Lueneburg, 73, of De Pere, Wis., passed away suddenly on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 due to a vehicle accident. He was born June 29, 1946 son of the late John and Roxine (Ecker) Lueneburg. Marvin enlisted in the Army in 1966 and was stationed in Korea and Ft. Leonard ...

Catherine Grace Schaefer

APPLETON, Wis. — Catherine G. Schaefer, 90, passed away on Feb. 4, 2020 at Brewster Village, Appleton. She was born on Oct. 18, 1929, in Perkins, Mich., the daughter of Adelore and ­Nellie (Brouse) Gerou. After ­graduation from Rock High School, Catherine worked for Western Union Telegraph ...

Helen Jean Taylor (Frossard)

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Helen Jean Taylor (Frossard), 81, formerly of Schaffer, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at her home in Green Bay, Wis. Helen was born in Trenary on Oct. 26, 1938, daughter of Joseph and Olivine (LeBresch) Frossard. She was raised in Schaffer. On July 9, 1955, Helen ...

Ruby Ellen Verbeke

POWERS — Ruby Ellen Verbeke, age 91, of Powers, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, Jan. 19. A memorial visitation will be held in Ruby's honor at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 from 1 to 4 p.m. To leave a message of condolence directed to the ...

Joyce M. Bushey

ESCANABA — Joyce M. Bushey, 90, of Escanaba, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 31, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 2, 1929, in Northland, daughter of Leonard and Anna (Bertels) Fillis. At the age of 16, Joyce’s family moved to Escanaba. She graduated from ...

Marie E. Zeno

ESCANABA — Marie E. Zeno, 88, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away Friday evening, Jan. 31, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. She was born on March 27, 1931, in Munising, Mich., the daughter of Carl and Edith (Horngren) Zeno. Marie was raised in Chatham and was a 1949 graduate of Eben High ...

Victor John Sopina

RALEIGH N.C. — Victor John Sopina, 83, recently of Raleigh, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Vic was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather. He was born and raised in Escanaba, and was a 1956 graduate of Escanaba Senior High School. He was a Master Chief Petty Officer ...

Rosalia ‘Rosie’ Marie Schroeder

POWERS — Rosalia “Rosie” Marie Schroeder, 94, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at her home in Powers. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon Central Time at St. John Neumann Church in Spalding. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at noon. Burial ...

Lucille ‘Lu’ Irene Brunette

ESCANABA — Lucille “Lu” Irene Brunette, 91, of Escanaba, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home. She was born in Escanaba on Sept. 9, 1928, the daughter of Theodule and Delia (Lajeuness) Tourangeau. On, Jan. 30, 1942, Lucille married Henry Brunette Jr. at Holy Family ...

Betty Joan Pardon

ESCANABA — Betty Joan Pardon, 88, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at Cedar Hill Assisted Living on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. The daughter of the late Walter and Selma (Swanson) Larson, Betty was born in Iron Mountain, Mich., on Oct. 1, 1931. She graduated from Iron Mountain High School in ...

Terry J. Porath

PERKINS — Terry J. Porath, 63, of Perkins, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at the Trillium Hospice House in Marquette. Terry was born July 24, 1957, in Escanaba, the son of Wallace and Lorraine (LaCosse) Porath. He graduated from Perkins High School in 1976 and worked in construction ...

Larry A. Boye

ESCANABA — Larry A. Boye, 64, of Escanaba, was called home on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, surrounded by his family at his home. Larry was born on Nov. 20, 1955, in Menominee, the son of the late Alan and Arlene (Deacon) Boye. He married the former Pamela Erickson on Aug. 12, 1995, at the Free ...

Betty Joan Pardon

ESCANABA — Betty Joan Pardon, 88, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at Cedar Hill Assisted Living on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 8, at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. Funeral services celebrating the life of Betty Pardon ...

Marie E. Zeno

ESCANABA — Marie E. Zeno, 88, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away Friday evening, Jan. 31, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Marie will follow at 4 p.m. ...

Roberta ‘Bobbie’ J. Hartman

GLADSTONE — Roberta “Bobbie” J. Hartman, 88, of Gladstone passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Bobbie was born Jan. 25, 1932, in Escanaba, the daughter of Francis and Eva (Blair) Rabitoy. She was a 1951 graduate from the Gladstone High School. She ...

Gregory R. Olson

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Gregory R. Olson, age 68, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Escanaba, passed on to eternal life of Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 from complications of rheumatoid arthritis. He was born on May 15, 1951 in Escanaba, the son of Robert G. Olson and Marjorie Kesler Olson. Greg attended ...

Betty J. Pardon

ESCANABA — Betty J. Pardon, 88, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 1, 2020, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Saturday, Feb. 8, at the First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting ...

Nancy Jean (Guertin) Lester

GARDEN, Mich. — Lifelong Garden, Michigan resident, Nancy Jean (Guertin) Lester, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique at the age of 87. Nancy was born on March 22, 1932, in Garden, Mich., to Edward and Leona Guertin, Sr. She attended ...

Timothy J. Bernard

GLADSTONE — Timothy J. Bernard, age 64, of Gladstone, passed away at his home on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, with his loving wife Sue by his side. Timothy was born on Dec. 28, 1955, in Lakewood, Ohio, the son of Frank and Janice (Porter) Bernard. In 1984, Timothy was united in marriage to Sue ...

Marie E. Zeno

ESCANABA — Marie E. Zeno, age 88, of Escanaba, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 31, 2020 at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Monday, Feb.10, 2020 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Zeno ...