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Obituary: William Sluyter Fredendall

William Sluyter Fredendall, 92, of L’Anse, Michigan died on March 30, 2020, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L’Anse. Bill is survived by his daughters, Phyllis Fredendall (Hannu Leppänen), of Hancock, MI, Laura Fredendall (Karl Barnebey), of Terre Haute, IN, and Nancy Ahrenholtz (Ted), Minnetonka, MN; grandchildren, Dan Brennan (Brittany), …

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Obituary: Barbara Jean Brodbeck

As received from the  Jacobson Funeral Home: Barbara Jean Brodbeck, age 89, formerly of Keweenaw Bay, MI passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Bayside Village in L’Anse, MI. She was born January 19, 1931 in Chicago, IL daughter of Fred and Edith (Willson) Clement.  Barbara graduated from Peoria …

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Obituary: Thomas L. “Tom” DesRochers

As received from the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel: Thomas L. “Tom” DesRochers, age 82, of Pelkie, MI passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L’Anse. Tom was born in Hancock, Michigan on the 29th of September 1937 to Lawrence and Dorothy DesRochers. When Tom was …

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Obituary: Mary Patricia Ryan

As received from the Ryan Funeral Home: Calumet – Mary Patricia Ryan, age 92, entered into Eternal Life and Everlasting Peace on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 , following a lengthy illness at her home in Sheboygan. Mary (Pat) was born in Calumet, MI on September 14, 1927, daughter of Charles …

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Obituary: June E. Jenkins

As received from the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes: South Range June E. Jenkins, 71, a resident of South Range, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Omega House in Houghton following a battle with ALS. She was born on March 1, 1949, in Hancock, a daughter of …

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Obituaries: Mark J. Vichich

As received from the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home: March 27, 2020 Ahmeek Mark J. Vichich, 65, a resident of Ahmeek passed away at his home on Friday, March 27, 2020. He was born on August 9, 1954, in Hancock, a son to the late Thomas E. and Margaret (Hribljan) …

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Obituary: Florence K. Burich

As received from the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes: Dodgeville Florence K. Burich, a resident of Dodgeville, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 following a short illness. A private family service For Florence Burich a resident of Dodgeville will be held on Friday, April 3, 2020, at the Memorial …

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Obituary: Michael J. Harry

As received from the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes: Atlantic Mine Michael J. Harry, 74, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2020 at the Lighthouse of Hancock. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Obituary: Grace Julia Payter

As received from the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel: Grace Julia (Redai) Payter, of Nisula, Michigan, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020 after 93 wonderful years of life. She was born Gizella Julia Redai on February 8, 1927, the youngest daughter of Hungarian immigrants Mihaly (Michael) and Anna (Toth) …

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