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Obituary: Jerome William Plute

Calumet: Jerome William Plute, age 57, passed away at his home on February 11, 2018. He was born July 29, 1960 in Laurium, a son of the late Leo and Alberta (Baril) Plute.  Jerry loved to travel, go fishing, picking agates,  precious stones.  He could smell copper and silver a …

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Obituary: John Niemela

HANCOCK John E. Niemela, 62, of Hancock, passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 10, 2018. He was born August 10, 1955, in Detroit, Michigan, to Marvin and Joan (Hall) Niemela. John spent his early years in the Detroit area and the family returned to the Copper Country in 1969. John …

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Obituary: Henry G. “Hank” Turcotte

HOUGHTON Henry G. “Hank” Turcotte, 87, of Houghton, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at UP Health System-Marquette. Arrangements will be announced by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

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Obituary: Carolyn B. Kuivinen

Carolyn B. Kuivinen, age 68, of Alston, MI, passed away at her son’s home with her loving family by her side on Saturday, February 10, 2018. She was born in Calumet, MI on May 19, 1949, the daughter of the late Samuel and Marian (Santti) McClung. Carolyn attended schools in …

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Obituary: Laura V. Swenson

Hancock: Laura V. Swenson, 72, of Hancock, passed away early on Monday morning, February 12, 2018 at U.P. Health System-Portage Hospital. The O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting with the arrangements which are still incomplete.

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Obituary: Elsebet Jegstrup

Elsebet Jegstrup, 80, a resident of Copper Harbor passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, Michigan. Arrangements will be announced by the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet, Michigan.

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Obituary: Craig E. Wilson

Dollar Bay      Craig E. Wilson, 79, a resident of Dollar Bay, passed away Saturday February 10, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.      He was born on February 11, 1938, in Lincoln, MI, a son of the late Forrest and Florence (Doriet) Wilson.  As a child, he moved …

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Obituary: William H. “Bill” Mey

Fulton Location: William H. “Bill” Mey, 88, of Fulton Location, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the Lighthouse at Hancock. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 17, 1929 to the late William, Sr. and Martha (Ristola) Mey. Following high school graduation, he enlisted into the United …

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Obituary: Pearl Nancy Rose Thoresen

Pearl Nancy Rose Thoresen, age 85, of L’Anse, MI passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L’Anse. She was born in Zeba, MI on June 2, 1932, the daughter of the late John “Mickey” and Clara (Knapp) Swartz. …

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