Obituaries

Nancy L. Paquin

GLADSTONE — Nancy L. Paquin, 80, of 8053 County 426 M.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Saturday evening, March 31, 2018, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian ...

John E. Kroll Sr

ESCANABA — John E. Kroll Sr. passed away Friday morning, March 30, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home surrounded by his loving family. John was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Escanaba, the son of Michael and Rose (Vankas) Kroll. He graduated from St. Joseph High School. John served in the Merchant Marines ...

Donald E. Zehren

FAYETTE — Donald E. Zehren, 92, of Fayette, Mich., passed away on April 1, 2018, at the Bishop Noa Apartments in Escanaba where he has resided for the past five years. He was born July 4, 1925, in Pound, Wis., the son of Frank and Norma (Dunst) Zehren and lived in Coleman, Wis., before ...

Lois Jane Miller

ESCANABA — Lois Jane Miller, 89, of 1300 N. 16th St., Escanaba, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at U.P. Health System – Marquette. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Lois will ...

Rock Earl Miron

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Rock Earl Miron, 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, March 30, 2018, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Rock was born Jan. 28, 1929, the son of Eugene and Celeste (Richer) Miron. Rock served honorably in the U.S. Air Force for over 20 years. Rock is ...

Raymond William Baur

ESCANABA, Mich. — Raymond William Baur, 97, of the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba, formerly of Gladstone, passed away Sunday morning, April 1, 2018, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Raymond was born Jan. 2, 1921, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Carl and Esther (Shane) Baur. He was raised ...

John E. Kroll Sr.

ESCANABA, Mich. — John E. Kroll Sr. passed away Friday morning, March 30, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 67 years, Catherine (Rose) Kroll, is listed among the surviving family. A full obituary will be forthcoming. Family will receive friends ...

Lois Miller

ESCANABA — Lois Miller, of 1300 N. 16th. St., Escanaba, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting ...

Nancy L. Paquin

GLADSTONE — Nancy L. Paquin, 80, of 8053 County 426 M.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone. ...

Donald E. Zehren

FAYETTE — Longtime Fayette resident Donald E. Zehren passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at his residence at the Bishop Noa Apartments in Escanaba. Listed among survivors is his wife, Jacqueline. A Mass of Christian Burial is being planned for this week at St. John the Baptist Catholic ...

Josephine A. Lucas

ESCANABA — Josephine A. Lucas, age 88, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday evening, March 8, 2018 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. She was born on Oct. 22, 1929 in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Augusta and Caroline (Pedrazzini) Shurber. Josephine grew up in Pontiac, Mich. ...

JoAnn (Nelson) Gustafson

PERKINS — JoAnn (Nelson) Gustafson, 78, of Perkins, passed away Friday morning March 30, 2018 at home. JoAnn was born Sept. 5, 1939 in Escanaba, the daughter of Rolf and Edna (Hardy) Nelson. She was raised in North Town, in Escanaba. JoAnn married the love of her life, Melvin Gustafson, on ...

John E. Kroll Sr.

ESCANABA — John E. Kroll Sr., 91, of Escanaba, passed away Friday morning March 30, 2018 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where he currently was residing. His wife Catherine is listed among the survivors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the ...

Olga Mildred Lakosky

MANISTIQUE — Longtime Manistique area resident, Millie Lakosky, 92, of Harvey, Mich. died March 28, 2018 at her daughter Barbara's home in Chocolay Township. She was preceded in death by her husband John in 2003. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 2, 2018 at ...

Elwin Richard “Dick” Elliott

Elwin Richard "Dick" Elliott BRAMPTON — Elwin Richard "Dick" Elliott, 91, of Brampton, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018, surrounded by family at the Lakeview Assisted Living Center in Gladstone, where he was currently residing. Dick was born on August 8, 1926, to Hugh and Maude (Burke) ...

Karen L. LaMarche

ESCANABA — Karen L. LaMarche, age 75, of 6711 M.75 Road in Escanaba passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She was born Oct. 15, 1942 in Escanaba and was the daughter of Oscar “Clarence” and Esther (Hallvorsen) Miller. The former Karen Miller married ...

Alfred “Al” E. Scherer Jr.

ESCANABA — Alfred “Al” E. ­Scherer Jr. 59, of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at his home of natural ­causes. Al was born in Escanaba on May 31, 1958, the son of Alfred and Marian (Gerou) Scherer. He graduated from Escanaba High School and earned an ...

Shirley Joyce Pascoe

ESCANABA — Shirley Joyce Pascoe, age 86, of 2136 24th. Ave. South in Escanaba passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 28, 1931 in Houghton, Mich. and was the daughter of John and Mabel Niemi. Shirley graduated from Houghton High School. She ...

Elaine L. Anderson

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Elaine L. Anderson, 90, of Kalamazoo and formerly of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the home of her daughter Kathryn’s. Elaine was born in Escanaba on Aug. 29, 1927, daughter of John and Grace (Cossette) Martell. She graduated from St. Joseph’s ...

Robert Milton Monson

ESCANABA — Robert Milton Monson, age 82, of 330 North 14th. Street in Escanaba passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. He was born Aug. 9, 1935 in Escanaba and was the son of Milton and Ethel (Anderson) Monson. Bob grew up in Escanaba and played football ...