Obituaries

Casper Joseph ‘Joe’ Reinwand

RAPID RIVER — Casper Joseph “Joe” Reinwand, an avid hunter and fisherman, of Rapid River, passed away in the loving care of his family on Jan. 20, 2018. He was 87 years old. He is survived by his children, Gary (Val) Reinwand, Susan McCune, Bonnie Horner, Cindy (Joe) Guagliardo, and ...

June M. Eastman

ESCANABA — June M. Eastman, 86, of Escanaba, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Anita L. Herbst

ESCANABA — Anita L. Herbst, 79, of Escanaba, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 19, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. She was born on Oct. 12, 1938, in Escanaba, the daughter of Earl and Edna (Jokela) Therriault. Anita grew up in Escanaba and was a member of the Escanaba High School ...

Josephine K. ‘Josie’ Kinkella

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Josephine K. ‘Josie’ Kinkella, 98, of Gladstone, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 11, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. Josie was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Gladstone, the daughter of Fredrick and Barbara (Frankovich) Kinkella. Josie was raised in Gladstone and ...

Linda J. Saunders

ESCANABA — Linda J. Saunders, 75, of Escanaba, passed away early Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at home with her loving family surrounding her. Linda was born in Reidsville, Ga., on Jan. 28, 1942, daughter of Jack and Mildred (Bowen) Davis. She was raised in Reidsville and attended Reidsville ...

Betty Erickson

ESCANABA — Betty Erickson, 88, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 21, 2018, at Soderman’s Adult Foster Care Home in Gladstone. Visitation and funeral services are being planned for later this week at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Anderson Funeral Homes are assisting ...

Michael Allen LaVigne

ESCANABA — Michael Allen LaVigne, infant son of Kaitlyn ‘Katie’ LaVigne, passed away early Sunday morning, Jan. 21, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born on Jan. 10, 2018. In his 11 days on Earth he touched so many hearts and made a huge impact on his family ...

Donald Paul Scott

ESCANABA — Donald Paul Scott, “Scotty,” 90, of Escanaba, passed away early Saturday morning, Jan. 20, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. Scotty was born in Escanaba on Jan. 3, 1928, son of Chester and Esther (Jensen) Scott. He was a life-long resident of Escanaba and ...

Marie L. Gouin

RAPID RIVER, MIich. — Marie L. Gouin, 87, of Rapid River, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018, at her daughter’s residence in Quinnesec, Mich., following a lengthy illness. Her husband, Francis, preceded her in death on April 22, 2001. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Bizeau

ESCANABA — Robert “Bob” Bizeau, 82, of Escanaba, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Bob was born May 26, 1935, in Gladstone, the son of Louis and Elvera Ann (Lajala) Bizeau. He was united in marriage to Lois Mae Krokstad on Aug. 27, 1955. Bob ...

Marlene P. Harris

WILSON — Marlene P. Harris, 81, of Wilson, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Marlene was born on Dec. 2, 1936, in Spalding, Mich., to Maximillian and Catherine (Minnerek) Piontek. She was raised in Bark River and graduated from Bark River High ...

Judith Anne ‘Judy’ ‘Johnyamyendunkwi’ Feathers

ESCANABA, Mich. — Judith Anne “Judy” “Johnyamyendunkwi” Feathers, 70, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Judy was born Oct. 15, 1947, in Nahma, Mich., the daughter of Henry J. and Doris (Nedeau) Feathers and was ...

Betty Erickson

ESCANABA — Betty Erickson, 88, of Escanaba, passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 21, 2018, at Soderman’s Adult Foster Care Home in Gladstone. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone.

Victoria Lynn (Jacques) Lippens

MANISTIQUE, Mich. — Victoria Lynn (Jacques) Lippens entered eternal life surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at the U.P. Health Systems in Marquette. She was born on May 17, 1951, in Escanaba, Mich., to Fred and Joyce (Roberts) Jacques. She was the oldest of nine children. ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Allen Reiffers

ESCANABA — Robert “Bob” Allen Reiffers, 62, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba with family by his side. He was born Jan. 18, 1956, in Escanaba, the son of Stephen Reiffers and Rita Miller. He was the second born of eight children. ...

Sally L. Constantino

RAPID RIVER — Sally L. Constantino, 58, of Rapid River, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 20, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Grace Church in Gladstone. Funeral services celebrating the life of Sally will follow ...

Dorothy L. Hansen

ESCANABA — Dorothy L. Hansen, 94, of Escanaba, passed away Friday afternoon, Jan. 19, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military honors will be ...

Anita L. Herbst

ESCANABA — Anita L. Herbst, 79, of Escanaba, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 19, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis.. Visitation will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Anita will follow ...

Michael A. LaVigne

ESCANABA — Michael A. LaVigne, infant son of Kaitlyn LaVigne, passed away early Sunday morning, Jan. 21, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Crawford Funeral Homes.

Linda J. Saunders

ESCANABA — Linda J. Saunders, 75, of Escanaba, passed away early Saturday morning, Jan. 20, 2018, at home with her loving family surrounding her. Visitation will be held at St. Anne’s Parish on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The Funeral Mass will be at noon with Rev. Fran ...