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Obituary: Ernest Morris Kunick

Ernest Morris Kunick, age 78 of Baraga, MI passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 6, 1939 in Baraga, son of Ernest and Anna (Sterk) Kunick.  Ernest graduated from Baraga High School in 1957.  He was in the National Guard for …

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Obituary: Alice L Clishe

Alice L Clishe, age 65 of Skanee, MI passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Houghton County Medical Care Facility. Arrangements will be announced by Jacobson Funeral Home.

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Obituary: Martha Schuck

Martha Schuck, 69, a resident of Calumet passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the Lighthouse of Hancock. She was born on November 28, 1948 in Massachusetts to Theodore and Pauline (Tarleton) Bedore. She attended the local schools and graduated with the Class of 1966. She then went on …

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Obituary: Pearl Herstrom

Pearl Herstrom, 94, a resident of Calumet passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility. She was born on December 5, 1923 in Calumet to Paul and Phoebe (Kumpula) Herstrom. She attended the local schools. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, …

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Obituary: Leon (Lee) D Olmsted

Leon (Lee) D Olmsted, age 73, a resident of Sidnaw, MI passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Bayside Village, L’Anse, MI. He was born on April 10th, 1944 in Lapeer, Michigan, the son of the late Edgar and Myrtle (McAllister) Olmsted. Lee attended elementary and high school in Suttons …

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Obituary: Robert William Ruonavaara

Kalispell, MO Robert William Ruonavaara, 101, of Kalispell, Montana passed away in the early hours on January 13, 2018. A full obituary will be released at a later time. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home of Kalispell, Montana and The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock, Michigan are caring for the family.

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Obituary: Agnes M. Hilgers

Houghton:  Agnes M. Hilgers, 90, of Jacker Avenue in Houghton, passed away on Thursday morning, January 11, 2018 at U.P. Health System-Portage Hospital in Hancock. She was born in her family home in Houghton on December 14, 1927, a daughter of the late John and Bertha (Bleise) Hilgers. After attending …

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Lois Mae Wanhala

Lois Mae Wanhala, 80, a resident of Calumet passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at PortagePointe. She was born on January 17, 1937 in Hancock to Russell and Pearl (Jandika) Etelmaki. She attended Dollar Bay High School. Lois loved crafting. She was also an avid bingo player. She had …

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Obituary: Helen M. Obst

Houghton Helen Martha Obst entered eternal rest on January 13, 2018. Helen was born on December 12, 1927, in Laurium, Michigan. She worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 25 years and at Michigan Tech and retired in 1990. In her life, Helen enjoyed needlework, reading(mostly English gothic mysteries), bowling …

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