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Obituary: Larry Lawrence

Houghton       Larry Lawrence, 96, a resident of Houghton passed away Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Winona House of Portage Pointe in Hancock where he had been a resident patient for the past 2 years.      The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the …

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Obituary: Ronald J. “Ron” Niemisto

Ronald J. “Ron” Niemisto, age 72 of Pelkie, MI passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Baraga County Memorial Hospital. Ron was born in L’Anse, MI on July 12, 1946 the son of the late Bruno and Hilma (Ylitalo) Niemisto. He graduated from Baraga High School in 1964 …

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Obituary: Robert W. Kolkka

Lake Linden Robert W. Kolkka, 64, a former Michigan Tech Professor and resident of Lake Linden, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019, at Garden View Assisted Living in Calumet following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral …

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Obituary: Roger P. Masters

Hancock: Roger P. Masters, 85, a long-time resident of Hancock, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, Wisconsin following an illness of several months. He was born in Hancock on June 6, 1933 to the late John and Irene (Laurin) Masters, later graduating from …

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Obituary: Florence M. Hill

Tapiola/Dollar Bay      Florence M. Hill, 90, a former resident of Tapiola and Dollar Bay, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019, at the Franklin House of Portage Pointe where she had been a resident patient for over the past two years.      She was born on January 25, 1929, in …

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Obituary: Jack Parker

Twin Lakes/Baltic      Jack Parker, 88, a resident of Twin Lakes and Baltic, went to be with his Lord, with his loving wife and family by his side Saturday morning April 20, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton following a lengthy illness.      He was born on July 14, …

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Obituary: John Martin, Sr

Jacobsville: John Martin, Sr., 86, longtime resident of Jacobsville, passed away at the Omega House in Houghton, on April 17, 2019. John was born, August 5th 1932, in Detroit Michigan, a son of Samuel and Mildred (Patterson) Martin.   He attended St. James School in Ferndale, MI.    He served in …

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Obituary: James A Kokko

James A Kokko, age 65 of Baraga, MI passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, WI. He was born August 30, 1953 in Ishpeming, MI son of Raymond and Elizabeth (Haataja) Kokko.  Jim graduated from Baraga High School in 1971.  He married the …

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Obituary: Irma Mildred Haanpaa

Irma Mildred Haanpaa age 92 of L’Anse passed away on April 15, 2019, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital with family by her side.  She was born February 11, 1927, in Ann Arbor, MI the daughter of Hilma (Tikkanen) and Nestor Leppanen.  Irma was married to Robert Haanpaa on June 9, …

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Obituary: Randolph M. Swed

Kenosha, WI      Randolph M. Swed, 77, a resident of Kenosha, WI, and former Dollar Bay resident passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at the Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha, WI.      He was born on August 17, 1941, in Dollar Bay, MI, a son of the late Maurice and …

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