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Obituary: Christian Mihangel Lester

Christian Mihangel Lester, youngest son and tenth child born to Michael and Miracle Lester of Laurium. Delivered physically on Earth to his parents’ arms on June 14, 2019, having spiritually ascended to the arms of The Father in Heaven. “Behold, he is not here, for he has risen.” Christian has …

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Obituary: Elwood Olkkonen

L’Anse Elwood Olkkonen, 64, a resident of L’Anse and former Copper Country resident passed away on Sunday June 16, 2019 at the Baraga County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson funeral home.

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Obituary: Reuben Moilanen

Reuben Moilanen, 93, a resident of Calumet passed away on Wednesday June 19, 2019 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium surrounded by his family. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.

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Obituary: Dennis Collins

Dennis Collins, 63, a resident of Calumet passed away on Thursday June 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 20, 1956 in Tazewell County, Virginia, to George and Beulah (Sykes) Collins. He attended the local schools and graduated from Honaker High School in 1973. Following high school, Dennis …

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Obituary: Archie S. Homola

Hancock Archie S. Homola, 80, a resident of Hancock passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock where he had been a resident patient for the past 3 years. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with …

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Obituary: Michael J. Kangas

Hancock Michael J. Kangas, 42, a resident of Hancock, passed away Sunday June 16, 2019, at home following a lengthy illness. He was born on December 2, 1976, in Hancock a son of the late George and Patricia (Laingren) Kangas Sr. Mike attended the Hancock Schools and was a graduate …

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Obituary: Daniel R. “Boone” Pittsley

Daniel R. “Boone” Pittsley, age 77, of Baraga, MI passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at UP Health System, Marquette, MI. He was born in Trout Creek, Michigan on February 16, 1942 the son of the late Harvey and Ethel (Brownell) Pittsley. Boone graduated from high school in Trout Creek …

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Obituary: Marilyn Lohela

Marilyn Lohela, age 89, of Hancock, passed away peacefully Thursday June 13th at Omega House surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Hancock on January 23, 1930. She graduated from Hancock High School in 1947 and Suomi Business College in 1948, after which she worked at the Superior National …

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Obituary: James E. Patrick

Calumet – James E. Patrick, 87, of Calumet passed away at the Omega House on June 11, 2019. Jim was born on March 30, 1932 during a blizzard on the family farm in Traprock. The family later moved to Copper City where Jim attended school and then graduated from Calumet …

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Obituary: Joseph P. Monroe

Joseph P. Monroe, 66, a resident of Calumet passed away on Saturday June 8, 2019 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. He was born on November 29, 1952 in Lansing, Michigan to Maurice and Helen (Berger) Monroe. He attended Webberville High School and graduated with the Class of 1971. Following high school …

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