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Obituary: Margaret M. Keating

Houghton Margaret M. Keating, 86, a resident of Houghton passed away at the Miller-Dwan Medical Center in Duluth, MN shortly after being admitted Wednesday morning December 12, 2018. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Houghton are assisting the family with the arrangements which will be announced at a …

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Obituary: Lillian S. Ahola

Lillian S. Ahola, age 88, of L’Anse, MI and formerly of Covington, MI passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at Bayside Village, L’Anse with her family by her side. She was born in Covington, MI on February 22, 1930 the daughter of the late Ilmi Hakkarainen. Lillian proudly graduated from …

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Obituary: James Dean “Jam” Turriff

James Dean “Jam” Turriff, age 31, of L’Anse, MI passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 as the result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born on Bergstrom Air Force Base, Texas on June 20, 1987 the son of Dean Turriff and Amy Velmer. Jam graduated from Baraga High School …

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Obituary: Kyrie Calvin Loonsfoot

Kyrie Calvin Loonsfoot, son of Tiara Drift and Brett Loonsfoot passed away November 21, 2018 at UP Health System, Portage, Hancock, MI. Kyrie is survived by his loving parents, Tiara Drift and Brett Loonsfoot, sisters Kayah, Kiana and Khloe Loonsfoot, grandparents Frances Drift, Erin Loonsfoot and Norman Schjoth. Numerous aunts, …

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Obituary: Dorothy Moilanen

Mason: Dorothy Moilanen, 94, formerly of Mason, passed away at her residence in Venice, Florida on Sunday morning, December 9, 2018. The O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting her family with the arrangements.

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Obituary: Eileen M. Christina

Tamarack City: Eileen M. Christina, 93, of Tamarack City, passed away at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility on December 8, 2018. Eileen was born on March 24, 1925, a daughter of Peter and Mary (Miron) Neveau. She was a graduate of Dollar Bay High School. She was well known …

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Obituary: Rodney F. “Rod” Mattila

STANTON TOWNSHIP Rodney F. “Rod” Mattila, 62, a resident of the Houghton Canal Road, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday evening, December 5, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was born August 3, 1956, in Calumet, a son of Frederick and Mary Lou (Eckloff) Mattila, and …

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Obituary: Verna Lynn Funke

Verna Lynn Funke, 67, of L’Anse, died Monday morning, December 3, 2018, at her home following an illness. She was born August 21, 1951 in L’Anse, a daughter of the late Alec and Gertrude (Tolonen) Maki. She was raised in L’Anse and was a 1969 graduate of L’Anse High School. …

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Obituary: Diane Gertcher

Dollar Bay Diane Gertcher, 79, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away Tuesday December 4, 2018, at the UP – Health Marquette Hospital shortly after being admitted. She was born on May 19, 1939, in Laurium, MI, a daughter of the late Leslie and Martha (Heikkala) Oksanen. Diane was raised …

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Obituary: Matthew J. Banovetz

LAURIUM — Matthew J. Banovetz, 79, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Lighthouse at Hubbell. He was born in Calumet on June 1, 1939, a son of Matthew and Agnes Banovetz and attended Sacred Heart School. Matt was employed in numerous jobs in the local area and …

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