Obituaries

Mary L. Jacke

WASHINGTON, Ill. — Mary L. Jacke, 85, of Washington, Ill., died at 2:29 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria, Ill. Born on Feb. 14, 1934, in Escanaba to Manley and Elvira Besaw Rogers. She married Joseph A. Jacke on June 6, 1959, in Perkins, Mich. He ...

Sharon May Sinclair-Wallner

WOODSIDE, Calif. — Sharon May Sinclair-Wallner, 77, died on April 24, 2019, while under hospice care with Mission House in Woodside, CA from a rare form an ocular cancer. Among survivors are her husband, Richard Wallner. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. (Central ...

Dorothy I. Westerback

GLADSTONE — Dorothy I. Westerback, age 89, of 1212 Wisconsin Ave. in Gladstone, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at U.P. Health System – Marquette, surrounded by family. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. ...

Bonnie Jean Doutree

GLADSTONE — Bonnie Jean Doutree, 61, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at home with her family by her side. Bonnie was born Feb. 23, 1958, in Escanaba, the daughter of Ernest and Connie (Mayotte) Bernard. She was united in marriage to Allen Doutree on May 29, 1982, at ...

James ‘Jim’ L. Schram

IRON RIVER, Mich. — James “Jim” L. Schram, 86, of Iron River, Mich., passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain, Mich. He was born on Oct. 29, 1932, in Gladstone, Mich., the son of the late John and Nadyne (Naylor) Schram. He ...

Duane L. Buckland

ESCANABA — Duane L. Buckland, age 68, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. He was born on February 20, 1951 in Escanaba, the son of Ernest and Margaret (Larson) Buckland. Duane was raised in Escanaba and was a 1969 graduate of ...

Deanna Dvorak-LaCroix

WATERFORD, Wis. — Deanna Dvorak-LaCroix, 49, passed away on May 6, 2019, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. She was born on Nov. 27, 1969, the daughter of Dean and Gail Dvorak. On June 29, 1996, she was united in marriage to Rodney LaCroix. Deanna was a supervisor of housekeeping ...

Duane L. Buckland

ESCANABA — Duane L. Buckland, 68, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, May 27, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Duane will follow at ...

Bonnie Jean Doutree

GLADSTONE — Bonnie Jean Doutree, 61, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at home with her family by her side. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 29, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Memorial services will follow at 5 p.m. A ...

Marilyn Poupore

SPALDING — Marilyn Poupore, 70, of Spalding, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 23, 2019, following a lengthy illness. Among survivors include her husband, Michael. Arrangements at this time are pending. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are ...

Dorothy Westerback

GLADSTONE — Dorothy I. Westerback, 89, of 1212 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at U.P. Health System – Marquette, surrounded by family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and ...

Bonnie Jean Doutree

GLADSTONE — Bonnie Jean Doutree, 61, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at her home. Her husband, Allen Doutree, is listed among surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Services are pending and will be announced by ...

Robert Ihlenfeldt

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Bob Ihlenfeldt, 66, passed away May 9, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 23, 1952, to Vernon and Harriet Ihlenfeldt in Escanaba. After graduating from college with a degree in accounting, Bob was employed at Walker Mufflers in Wisconsin. A new job ...

Robert A. Swisher

ESCANABA — Robert A. Swisher, 74, of Escanaba, passed away early Monday morning, May 20, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba, surrounded by family. He was born on May 24, 1944, in Newberry, Mich., the son of Richard and Evelyn (Laverty) Swisher. Robert was raised and ...

Robert A. Swisher

ESCANABA — Robert A. Swisher, 74, of Escanaba, passed away early Monday morning, May 20, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Anderson Funeral in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Robert will ...

Henry C. Chase

ESCANABA — Henry C. Chase, 97, of Escanaba, passed away early Monday morning, May 20, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Funeral services are being planned for later in June. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Chase family and online condolences can be sent ...

Janice Bittner

ESCANABA — Janice Bittner, daughter of Herman and Pearl (Marenger) Bittner, passed away on Sept. 25, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wells. Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Internment will follow at 1 p.m. in Gardens of ...

Norman Wilbert Johnson

GWINN, Mich. — Norman Wilbert Johnson passed away on April 24, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans at the age of 92. He was born on Jan. 8, 1927, in Ensign, Mich., to Elma and Andrew Johnson and had five siblings, Edna, Oscar, Axel, Gunner and George who preceded him in ...

Roy Theodore Gagne

DAGGETT — Roy Theodore Gagne, 70, of Daggett, passed away Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019, at the Oscar G. Johnson Medical center in Iron Mountain, Mich., surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 11, 1949, to the late Eli and Yvette (Gatien) Gagne in Daggett, Mich. Roy served ...

Robert J. ‘Bud’ Peltier

WELLS — Robert J. “Bud” Peltier, 92, of Wells, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Among survivors are his wife, Sandra of Wells. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., ...