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Obituaries

Louis C. Menard

HERMANSVILLE — Louis C. Menard, 90, of Hermansville, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at his home. Friends may call on Thursday, April 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. CST at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Hermansville. Mass of Christian Burial will follow visitation at church with Fr. Jacek ...

Marsha Propst

ESCANABA — Marsha Propst, 62, 112 S. 19th St., Escanaba, ended her fight with ALS on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Christian Park Village. A celebration of life will be on Saturday, May 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, with the funeral service to ...

William ‘Chilly Willy’ Dunlop

ESCANABA — William “Chilly Willy” Dunlop, 55, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Chilly Willy was born Dec. 5, 1962, in Escanaba, the son of Francis and Delores (Kesick) Dunlop. He lived a full life, traveling overseas to Europe and he enjoyed ...

Margaret M. Kurth

ESCANABA — Margaret M. Kurth, 87, of Escanaba, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She was born on June 16, 1930, in Escanaba, the daughter of Nicholas and Mildred (Vardigan) Joran. Margaret grew up in Escanaba, attended Webster Elementary School, and ...

Vivian Selina (Mattonen) Harrison

HYDE — Vivian Selina (Mattonen) Harrison, 92 of Hyde, passed away on April 22, 2018, peacefully at home. She was born at the family home in Cedardale, Mich., on Jan. 15, 1926, to Alex and Hilia (Vennie) Mattonen. She attended a one room schoolhouse near the family home. The Cederdale school ...

Kim Sue ‘Kimmy’ LaLonde

GLADSTONE — Kim Sue “Kimmy” LaLonde, 56, of Gladstone, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at the home of her sister in Manitowoc, Wis. She was born on Sept. 4, 1961, in Milwaukee, Wis., daughter of Larry Snyder and Georgianna Becks. Kim married Alan D. LaLonde ...

Donald ‘Mickey’ R. LaForest

ESCANABA — Donald “Mickey” R. LaForest, 86, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Nancy C. Baum

ESCANABA — Nancy C. Baum, 87, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, April 22, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Funeral services are being planned for Friday, April 27, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting the Baum family and online ...

Gerald ‘Butch’ L. McQuisten

ESCANABA — Gerald “Butch” L. McQuisten, 81, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Butch, son of Albert and Pearl (Taylor) McQuisten, was born on May 13, 1936, in Munising. Gerald proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1953 until his ...

Arlene M. Miller

BARK RIVER — Arlene M. Miller, 92, formerly of Bark River, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility. She was born on March 7, 1926, in Fenton, Mich, daughter of Byron and Lizzy (Randall) Greer. Arlene graduated from high school in Harland, Mich. On June ...

Gerard Peter Poupore

COOKS — Gerard Peter Poupore, 83 of Cooks, Mich., passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2018. He was born on the Fourth of July, 1934, at the family farm in Cooks, the son of Rosario and Viola (Dessart) Poupore. Gerard’s childhood was spent on the farm, working and hunting ...

Verna Mae Sigfred

ENSIGN, Mich. — Verna Mae Sigfred, age 88, formerly of Ensign, passed away Saturday evening, April 21, 2018, at Christian Park Village, in Escanaba. Verna was born on April 29, 1929, in Escanaba, the daughter of Fred and Melina (Caron) Roberts. She was raised in Flat Rock and attended both ...

Lenny James LeClaire

WATERTOWN, WIS. — Lenny James LeClaire, 69, formerly of Schaffer, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 20, 2018, at his home in Watertown, Wis. Lenny was born Jan. 11, 1949, in Escanaba, the son of Alphonse and Louise (Swille) LeClaire. He was a 1967 graduate of Bark River Harris School. ...

Francis ‘Frank’ X. Adenau III

ESCANABA — Francis “Frank” X. Adenau III, 82, of Escanaba, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Frank, son of Francis and Marie (Dawson) Adenau II, was born on Feb. 8, 1936, in Chicago, Ill. He attended Provi High School, graduating the ...

Audrey L. Hay

ESCANABA — Audrey L. Hay, 88, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Escanaba on Aug. 8, 1929, daughter of the late Edwin and Leona (Haefs) Ettenhofer. On April 19, 1952, Audrey married the love of her life, William Hay, in Escanaba. ...

Nancy Baum

ESCANABA — Nancy Baum, 87, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, April 22, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Vivian S. Harrison

ESCANABA — Vivian S. Harrison, 92, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Margaret M. Kurth

ESCANABA — Margaret M. Kurth, 87, of Escanaba, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Margaret will follow at 5 ...

Verna Mae Sigfred

ENSIGN, Mich. — Verna Mae Sigfred, 88, formerly of Ensign, passed away Saturday evening, April 21, 2018, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Verna’s husband, Bert, preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 2009. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 25, from 12 to 3:30 p.m. at the ...

Lenny James LeClaire

WATERTOWN, Wis. — Lenny James LeClaire, 69, formerly of Escanaba, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at his home in Watertown, Wis. Lenny’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Closing prayers and a time of ...