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Obituaries

Milton R. Broeders

ROCK — Milton R. Broeders, age 83, of Rock, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 at his home. Milton was born Sept. 11, 1936 in Foster City, Mich., the son of Gerard and Gertrude (Taucher) Broeders. He moved to Gladstone in his teenage years when his father bought the Spot Tavern. In the ...

Joyce M. Bushey

ESCANABA — Joyce M. Bushey, 90, of Escanaba, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 31, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with ...

Marie E. Zeno

ESCANABA — Marie E. Zeno, age 88, of Escanaba, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 31, 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.

Betty J. Pardon

ESCANABA — Betty J. Pardon, age 88, of Escanaba, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 1, 2020 at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone. — — —

Gregory R. Olson

ESCANABA — Gregory R. Olson, age 68, a former Escanaba resident, passed away in Clearwater, Fla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone. — — —

Emily M. Anderson

GARDEN — Emily M. Anderson, age 98, of Garden passed away Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 28, 2020 at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in Garden. Memorial services celebrating the life of Emily will follow at 11 ...

Christian Allan Julian Groleau

BRAMPTON — Christian Allan Julian Groleau, 24, of Brampton, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at home. He was born on Oct. 30, 1995, in Holland, Mich., son of James P. and Charlotte L. (Villeneuve). When Christian was an infant, the family returned to the U.P. where his parents were ...

William C. ‘Bill’ Viau

ESCANABA — William C. “Bill” Viau, 74, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at his home in Escanaba. Born Feb. 11, 1945, to the late Dona and Cecelia (DeLoughary) Viau, Bill was raised and attended school in Perronville. He graduated from Holy Name High School in 1963, and ...

Milton R. Broeders

ROCK — Milton R. Broeders, age 83, of Rock, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 at his home. His loving wife Virginia is listed among surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral ...

Theresa Nault

BARK RIVER — Theresa Nault, 89, of Bark River, passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home on Jan. 27, 2020, after losing her battle with corticobasal degeneration. Born on Feb. 19, 1930, Theresa was a lifelong resident of Bark River. She was the daughter of Alphonse and Leah ...

Esther Y. Chartier

TRENARY — Esther Y. Chartier, 82, passed peacefully on Jan. 23, 2020, in her ocean-view condo, Gulf Shores, Ala. She was born May 3, 1937, on her family homestead in Gulliver Mich., the youngest of four, daughter of Glenoyn and Curtis Clarke. Esther graduated from Manistique High School in ...

Timothy J. ‘Tow Motor’ Bernard

GLADSTONE — Timothy J. "Tow Motor" Bernard, age 64, of Gladstone, passed away at his home on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, with his loving wife Sue (Harrison) Bernard by his side. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes ...

Marilyn L. Stacey

ESCANABA — Marilyn L. Stacey, 91, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Marilyn was born in Escanaba on June 16, 1928, daughter of Edward and Lucille (Lahay) Harkins. She was raised in Escanaba and graduated from Escanaba High School, attended the ...

Nels Arthur Swanson

GLADSTONE — Nels Arthur Swanson, 84, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone. In addition to his loving wife, Nina (Malnar) Swanson, Nels is survived by his sons, Ted (Carol) Swanson of Gladstone and David Swanson of ...

Jacob ‘Jack’ N. Lund

ROCK — Jacob “Jack” N. Lund, 81, of Rock, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at his home in Rock. He was born on Jan. 30, 1938, in Negaunee, Mich., the son of Emil and Helen (Mattila) Lund. Jack was raised in Rock and was a 1956 graduate of Rock High School. On Sept. 21, 1956, he went ...

Marilyn Elizabeth Wight

ESCANABA — Wight, Marilyn Elizabeth, 76, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away peacefully at her home on Jan. 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Marilyn enjoyed 57 years of marriage to her husband, Robert. She was the loving mother to five children, Ed (Mary) Wight, Cathy (Robert) ...

Thomas Alan Frizzell

ESCANABA — Thomas Alan Frizzell, 55, of Escanaba, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, of an apparent heart attack. Tom was born in Escanaba on Sept. 10, 1964. He was raised in Rapid River and was a graduate of Rapid River High School. Tom loved hunting, ...

Marilyn L. Stacey

ESCANABA — Marilyn L. Stacey, 91, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Visitation will be held at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at noon at ...

Mary Joanne Dean

L’ANSE — Mary Joanne Dean, 84 of L’Anse, Mich., passed away suddenly on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. She was born on May 2, 1933, in Le Mars, Iowa, to Arnold and Martha (Rozenboom) Voss. She graduated from Escanaba High School in 1951. Mary wed Charles Dean, Jr. on Aug. 6, 1953, in Baltimore, ...

Theresa Nault

BARK RIVER — Theresa Nault, 89, of Bark River, passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home on Jan. 27, 2020, after losing her battle with corticobasal degeneration. Visitation will be held at Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River on Feb. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian ...