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Obituaries

Owen R. Peterson

GLADSTONE — Owen R. Peterson, 79, of Gladstone, passed away Monday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2018, 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 Gladstone.

Robert Roy Eagle

GLADSTONE — Robert Roy Eagle, 68, of Gladstone, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to ...

Andres ‘Ann’ Fairchild

ESCANABA — Andres “Ann” Fairchild, 84, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at her home. In keeping with Ann’s wishes, no services will be held. Cards of sympathy for the family may be directed to: c/o Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, MI. 49829. The ...

Mary Christine ‘Chris’ Ziems

GLADSTONE — Mary Christine “Chris” Ziems, 86, of Gladstone, died at her home Nov. 7, 2018, after a life blessed with quality and quantity. A memorial service for Chris is planned for Saturday, Nov. 24, at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. Visitation is scheduled for 11 a.m. the ...

Ray A. Makie

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Ray A. Makie, 97, of Gladstone, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 16, 2018, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers where he currently was a patient. Ray was born Aug. 7, 1921, in Gladstone, the son of Matt and Elizabeth (Sutki) Makie. He was raised in Gladstone ...

Richard ‘Dickie’ Bourdeau

GLADSTONE — Richard “Dickie” Bourdeau, 55, of Gladstone, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to ...

Andres ‘Ann’ Fairchild

ESCANABA — Andres “Ann” Fairchild, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at her home. Arrangements at this time are incomplete. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Fairchild family.

George S. Grzyb

FORD RIVER — George S. Grzyb, 79, of Ford River, was found deceased on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, of natural causes after being missing since Wednesday. Among survivors are his wife, Lillian. Visitation will be on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in ...

Danny B. ‘Pipe’ Jesse

WILSON — Danny B. “Pipe” Jesse, 62, of Wilson, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Among survivors include his wife, Cheryl. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Hannahville Community Center beginning at 3 p.m. Services will continue ...

Richard Dan Lewis

GLADSTONE — Richard Dan Lewis, 75, of Gladstone, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to ...

Kenneth W. Myllyla

ESCANABA — Kenneth W. Myllyla, 86, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday afternoon, Nov. 18, 2018, at his home surrounded by family. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Rose. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for Wednesday, Nov. 21. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The ...

Eugene Krumroy

ESCANABA — Eugene Krumroy, 86, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at his home of natural causes. In keeping with Eugene’s wishes, no services will be held. Burial will take place in Bethania Cemetery in Justice, Ill. A message of condolence may be directed to the family by ...

Alvin ‘Butch’ E. Buckland

ESCANABA — Alvin “Butch” E. Buckland, 73, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home. He was born on May 12, 1945, in the Bucholtz Boarding House in Gladstone, the first boy in the Buckland family to Ernest and Margaret (Larson) Buckland. Alvin grew up in the Danforth ...

Anthony J. ‘Tony’ Krauss

ESCANABA — Anthony J. “Tony” Krauss, 78, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at the home of his daughter in Bark River. Tony was born on Dec. 29, 1939, in Muskegon, Mich., son of William and Olive M. (Laurin) Krauss. He married ...

Beverly Ann Mileski Gurney

GLADSTONE — Beverly Ann Mileski Gurney, 79, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services celebrating the life of Beverly will follow at 6:30 p.m. Friday ...

Michael A. ‘Hootie’ ‘Mike’ Swille

ESCANABA — Michael A. “Hootie” “Mike” Swille, 57, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, of natural causes. Mike was born on April 26, 1961, in Plattsburgh, New York, son of Gerald and Mary (McLaughlin) Swille. He was raised in Danforth and ...

Alvin ‘Butch’ E. Buckland

ESCANABA — Alvin “Butch” E. Buckland, 73, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home. Listed among the survivors is his wife, Marylee. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services ...

Beverly Ann Mileski Gurney

GLADSTONE — Beverly Ann Mileski Gurney, 79, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Marvin Kivekas

ROCK — Marvin Kivekas, 89, of Rock, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Kivekas family. Please visit ...

Anthony J. ‘Tony’ Krauss

ESCANABA — Anthony J. “Tony” Krauss, 78, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, 2018, at the home of his daughter in Bark River. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba. The funeral service ...