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Obituaries

Ernest Lafave

ESCANABA — Ernest Lafave, 92, passed away Wednesday evening, Sept. 18, 2019, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a forthcoming obituary. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Lafave family. Please visit ...

Brenda K. Demeuse

ESCANABA — Brenda K. Demeuse, 59, of Escanaba, passed away in her home on Sept. 13, 2019, while surrounded by her loved ones after fighting a long battle with cancer. Brenda was born in Green Bay, Wis., on Dec. 28, 1959, the daughter of Dale and Donna Herlache (Semrau). Later in life, she ...

Todd Michael Gagnon

SCHAFFER — Todd Michael Gagnon, 58, of Schaffer, died suddenly Sunday evening, Sept. 15, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital due to a massive heart attack. He was born on May 22, 1961, in Chicago, son of Henry and Mary (Lundberg) Gagnon. His parents have preceded him in death in addition to ...

Leonard Frank Coble

GLADSTONE — Leonard Frank Coble, 82, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Village. Leonard was born in Detroit, Mich., Oct. 17, 1936, the son of John and Lillian (Jackson) Coble. While attending High School in Cooks, Mich., in 1955 ...

Diana Oliver

GLADSTONE — Diana Oliver, 69, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can leave a message of condolence to the family.

Todd M. Gagnon

BARK RIVER — Todd M. Gagnon, 58, of Bark River, passed away suddenly Sunday evening, Sept. 15, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Hospital due to a massive heart attack. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The family respectfully requests that any memorials be made to Crawford Funeral Homes, ...

Debbora Anne Lang

ST. JACQUES, Mich. — Debbora Anne Lang, 56, of St. Jacques, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at her home. Her husband, Andrew Lang, is listed among surviving family. Family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 1 until 3 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. The Upper ...

Lynne E. Smith

GLADSTONE — Lynne E. Smith, 76, of Gladstone, passed away on Monday Sept. 16, 2019, at the Christian Park Healthcare Village. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, with a full obituary forthcoming. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Smith family. Please ...

Mary B. Franzen

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Mary B. Franzen, 86, of 3470 Carpenter Road in Ypsilanti, Mich. (formerly of Gladstone), passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 7, 2019, at the American House of Petoskey, Mich. She was born on Feb. 28, 1933, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Rhoda (Martin) ...

Cindy S. (Kossow) Gawne

GLADSTONE — Cindy S. (Kossow) Gawne, 69, of Gladstone, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. She was born on June 14, 1950, in St. Nicholas, Mich., the daughter of Edward “Buster” and Anna Mae (Brousseau) Kossow Sr. Cindy was raised in Perkins and graduated ...

Charles A. Redilla

ESCANABA — Charles A. Redilla, 56, of 825 S 26th St., Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, Sept. 12, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 18, 1963, in Redford, Mich., the son of Mary Louise (Redilla) Break. Charles was raised in Redford and graduated from ...

Debbora Anne Lang

ST. JACQUES, Mich. — Debbora Anne Lang, 56, of St. Jacques, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at her home. Debbie was born May 21, 1963, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of Clifford and Diana (Gould) Cota Jr. Her family resided in Garden where she grew up. She was united in marriage to ...

Leonard F. Coble

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Leonard F. Coble, 82, of Gladstone, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Christian Park Healthcare Village. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com ...

Brenda K. Demeuse

ESCANABA — Brenda K. Demeuse, 59, of Escanaba, passed away in her home on Sept. 13, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones after fighting a long battle with cancer. Among her listed survivors is her husband, Greg Demeuse. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Brenda’s family will receive ...

Michael J. ‘Mike’ Hanson

ESCANABA — Michael J. “Mike” Hanson, 67, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He was born on Oct. 15, 1951 in Escanaba, son of Eugene M. and Theresa A. (Sloan) Hanson. Mike was raised in Bark River and graduated from Bark River Harris School in ...

Judy Cavill (McGovern)

ARVADA, Colo. — Judy Cavill (McGovern). Born July 1, 1939, in Escanaba. Returned to Jesus's loving arms, Sept. 8, 2019 in Arvada, Colo., surrounded by loving family and friends. Judy is survived by her best friend and loving husband of 59 years, Gary; sons, Michael (Sandy) and Greg (Robin); ...

Charles A. Redilla

ESCANABA — Charles A. Redilla, age 56, of 825 S 26th Street in Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, Sept. 12, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services ...

David J. ‘Dave’ LaMarche

ESCANABA — David J. “Dave” LaMarche, 62, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday evening, Sept. 5, 2019, as a result of a house fire. Dave was born in Chicago, Ill., on May 19, 1957, son of William L. and Arlene M. (Cousineau) LaMarche. He attended Escanaba High ...

Charles Redilla

ESCANABA — Charles Redilla, 66, of 825 S. 26th St., Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at his home in Escanaba surrounded by his loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Linda Lou Dlugas

ESCANABA — Linda Lou Dlugas, 76, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at her home. She was born in Escanaba on Dec. 27, 1942, daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy (Gasman) Anderson. Linda graduated from Escanaba High School and Northern Michigan University where she received her ...