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Obituary: Michael Fisher

As received from the  Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home: Skandia Michael Fisher, 61, a resident of Skandia passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday July 9, 2020. He was born on April 13, 1959 in Mohawk to Gordon and Dolores (Englund) Fisher. He attended the local schools and graduated …

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Obituary: Joseph Boulton

As received from the  Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home: Calumet Joseph Boulton 68 a resident of Calumet passed away at his home on Friday July 10, 2020. He was born on September 13, 1951 in Highland Park, MI a son of the late William and Eleanore (MacArthur) Boulton. He graduated …

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Obituary: Eileen “Judy” Austin

As received from the  Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes: Chassell Eileen “Judy” Austin, 88, a resident of Chassell passed away Thursday July 9, 2020, at home following a lengthy illness. She was born on May 5, 1932, in Chassell, a daughter of the late Edmond and Maud (Schannenk) Friday. …

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Obituary: Edward Earl Gray Jr.

As received from the  Jacobson Funeral Home: Edward Earl Gray Jr., age 52 of Baraga, MI passed away on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. He was born May 21, 1968 in Chicago, IL son of Edward Gray Sr. and Patricia (Crowder) Tuschen. Ed grew up in …

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Obituary: Vincent J.”Vinny” Kaster

As received from Antila Funeral Service: Vincent J.”Vinny” Kaster, 55, of Lake Linden and formerly of Trimountain, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020, at UP Health System-Portage. He had been a resident patient at Canal View Houghton County since March 2019. Vinny was born April 18, 1965, in Hancock, a …

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Obituary: James E. Murphy

As received from the Pearce Funeral Home: Hancock: James E. Murphy, 83, of Hancock, passed away peacefully, at his home, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer, on July 7, 2020. He was born October 18, 1936, a son of Hal F. and Harriet G. (LeCrone) Murphy. He …

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Obituary: Ruth E. Normand

As received from the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home: Portage Township: Ruth E. Normand, 83, of Portage Township, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the home of her daughter with her family by her side.      She was born on August 6, 1936, in Nisula, a daughter of the late …

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Obituary: Robert John Zander

As received from the Ryan Funeral Home: Calumet – Robert John Zander 76, of Calumet passed away peacefully at his home on July 6, 2020. Bob was a well known and respected businessman as owner of the LeVeque Agency and an active member of the community, serving on several boards …

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Obituary: Nicole “Nikki” Marie Rantanen

As received from the  Jacobson Funeral Home: Nicole “Nikki” Marie Rantanen, 32 was born in L’Anse August 19, 1987 and walked on unexpectedly on July 4, 2020. She is the daughter of Barbara Dakota and Randal Rantanen. Nikki graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 2006 alongside her twin sister …

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Obituary: David Paul Latvala

As received from the  Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home: MOHAWK – David (Dave) Paul Latvala, 69, passed away peacefully at his home on July 5, 2020, with family by his side, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Dave was born on May 26, 1951 in Laurium, the son of the …

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