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Obituaries

Karl G Gipp

SKANEE, Mich. — Karl G Gipp, 82, of Skanee, Mich., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Bayside Village, L'Anse, Mich. Karl was born in Laurium, Mich., on May 17, 1937, the son of the late Gilbert Gipp and Manila (Noetzel) Gipp. He was a graduate of Calumet High School, class of 1955. ...

Catherine C. ‘Aunt Chloe’ Sullivan

ESCANABA — Catherine C. "Aunt Chloe" Sullivan, 96, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Aug. 20, 2019, at the Bishop Noa Home. Catherine was born July 5, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Patrick and Margaret (McLeavy) Sullivan. She worked during the wartime ...

Stephanie A. Vincent

ESCANABA — Stephanie A. Vincent, 42, of Escanaba, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at her home in Escanaba. Survivors include her mother, Deborah Micheau. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting Stephanie’s family.

Charles R Schwartz Sr.

BULLHEAD CITY Ariz. — Charles R Schwartz Sr., 85, of Bullhead City Ariz., formerly of Wells, Mich., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Phoenix Ariz. Survivors include his beloved wife of 65 years, Nancy (Camps); four children, Chuck (Arlinda) of Arizona, Dave (Rebecca) of Arizona, ...

Dolores Ann Cousineau

ESCANABA — Dolores Ann Cousineau, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Center. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 3 ...

Charles ‘Charlie’ Fritz

ESCANABA — Charles “Charlie” Fritz, 91, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, 2019, at the Oscar Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Graveside services will be held in Munising at a later date. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes ...

Lillie Johnson

GLADSTONE — Lillie Johnson, 84, of 155 29th St., Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 17, 2019, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born July 14, 1935, in Stambaugh, Mich., the daughter of Joseph and Clara (White) Sutherland. Lillie graduated from Stambaugh ...

Lawrence M. Beauchamp

GLADSTONE — Lawrence M. Beauchamp, 44, of Gladstone, passed away Aug. 16, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Larry was born Nov. 10, 1974, in Escanaba, the son of Duane and Rosemary (Holmes) Beauchamp Sr. He attended and graduated from Gladstone High School where he achieved many ...

Wilda ‘Jean’ Waters (Wickham)

PALM BAY , Fla. — Wilda “Jean” Waters (Wickham) passed away peacefully the evening of Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at the William Child’s Hospice House in Palm Bay, Fla. Mom was surrounded by family and friends, as well as the Hospice House Angels that cared for her and our family so ...

David Dewar, M.D.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — David C. Dewar, M.D. died Aug. 20, 2019. He was 38 years old. David was born Feb. 24, 1981, in Royal Oak, Mich., to Sandy and Bruce Dewar. David graduated undergraduate and medical school from Michigan State University. It was at medical school where he met his ...

Wayne August Teal

BARK RIVER — Wayne August Teal, 90, of Bark River, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was born in Phlox, Wis., on Jan. 30, 1929. At age 6, his family moved to Bark River. It was at this time his parents, Ray and Lorraine Teal, first ...

Marguerite F. McGuigan (Larsen)

ESCANABA — Marguerite F. McGuigan (Larsen), 93, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at her home. Marguerite was born Feb. 1, 1926, in Escanaba, the daughter of Joseph and Elise (Gauthier) Klinger. She was a lifelong resident of Escanaba and ...

Catherine C. ‘Aunt Chloe’ Sullivan

ESCANABA — Catherine C. “Aunt Chloe” Sullivan, 96, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Aug. 20, 2019, at the Bishop Noa Home. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home ...

Lawrence M. Beauchamp

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Lawrence M. Beauchamp, 44, of Gladstone, passed away Aug. 16, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Larry was born Nov. 10, 1974, in Escanaba, Mich., the son of Duane and Rosemary (Holmes) Beauchamp Sr. He attended and graduated from Gladstone High School where he ...

Thomas ‘TJ’ John Richer Jr

NEGAUNEE — Thomas “TJ” John Richer Jr., 29, of Negaunee, passed away on Sunday, Aug 18, 2019, in Marquette. He was born on May 14, 1990, in Green Bay Wis., to Tom and Katie (Perron) Richer. TJ graduated in 2008 from Bay Port High School and then attended ITT Tech. He was employed with ...

Lillie Johnson

GLADSTONE — Lillie Johnson, 84, of 155 29th St., Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 17, 2019, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services celebrating the ...

June (Niceswander) Peterson

GRIFFITH, Ind. — June was born Nov. 4, 1925, in Sagola, Mich., daughter of Russell and Ruth Ackerman. In her early years she worked as a riveter during the war and though the years she waitress and took care of the elderly. She loved people, when you met her you knew you just made a new ...

Lawrence W. ‘Lug’ Kidd

ESCANABA, Mich. — Lawrence W. “Lug” Kidd, 93, of Ford River, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at the Northwoods Place in Escanaba. Lug was born Feb. 4, 1926, in Escanaba, Mich., the son of John H. and Mayme (Dufour) Kidd Sr. He attended and graduated ...

Evelyn Ann Kralovetz

CARNEY — Evelyn Kralovetz, 78, of Carney, died Aug. 3, 2019 at the hospital in Evanston, Ill. She was born Jan. 12, 1941 in Gourley Township), daughter of Emil and Emily (Otradovec) Kralovetz. Evelyn graduated from Stephenson High School in 1958. Miss Kralovetz moved to Evanston, Ill. ...

Wayne A. Teal

BARK RIVER — Wayne A. Teal, 90, of Bark River, passed away on Sunday morning, Aug. 18, 2019 at his home of an apparent heart attack. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Visitation will also ...