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Obituary: Naomi Marie Fish

SOUTH RANGE Naomi Marie Fish, a resident of South Range, went home to be with her Lord on December 14, 2018, passing peacefully with her family at her side at Omega House where she had been a resident for one day. Naomi was born in Chicago, Illinois, on August 26, …

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Obituary: Lynn Marie Waara

Traprock Valley: Lynn Marie Waara, 54, of Traprock Valley, passed away with family by her side, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospital, on December 13, 2018, after a battle with medical issues. She was born on March 13, 1964, and raised by Aleen and Donald Narhi. She was a Lake …

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Obituary: Dennis Dean Puuri

Houghton Dennis D. Puuri, 57, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday December 12, 2018, at home from an apparent heart attack. He was born on January 6, 1961, a son of Marie (O’Connor) Puuri and the late Robert Puuri. Dennis was a graduate of the Houghton High School. Mr. Puuri started working …

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Obituary: Jennifer Joyal

Houghton Jennifer Joyal, 46, a resident of Houghton passed away at her home for the past 27 years, the Portage House in Houghton, Friday morning December 14, 2018, following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 25, 1972, in Hancock, MI, a daughter of Aldred and Gail (Carlson) Joyal. …

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Obituary: Lorraine Wilcox

Houghton Lorraine Wilcox, 98, a former resident of the Bluff’s Senior Living Community in Houghton passed away Thursday morning December 13, 2018, at the Pewabic House of Portage Pointe in Hancock where she had been a resident for the past four years. Lorraine was born in Glendive, MT, a daughter …

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Obituary: Margaret M. Keating

Houghton The family of Margaret Kestner Keating invites friends and family to celebrate her life and bless her grave, 11:30 am, Friday June 14, 2019, at the Lakeview Cemetery of Calumet. A luncheon will follow at Jay Keating Home at 901 Lakeshore Circle in Houghton will follow. To send condolences …

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Obituary: Lillian S. Ahola

Lillian S. Ahola, age 88, of L’Anse, MI and formerly of Covington, MI passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at Bayside Village, L’Anse with her family by her side. She was born in Covington, MI on February 22, 1930 the daughter of the late Ilmi Hakkarainen. Lillian proudly graduated from …

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Obituary: James Dean “Jam” Turriff

James Dean “Jam” Turriff, age 31, of L’Anse, MI passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 as the result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born on Bergstrom Air Force Base, Texas on June 20, 1987 the son of Dean Turriff and Amy Velmer. Jam graduated from Baraga High School …

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Obituary: Kyrie Calvin Loonsfoot

Kyrie Calvin Loonsfoot, son of Tiara Drift and Brett Loonsfoot passed away November 21, 2018 at UP Health System, Portage, Hancock, MI. Kyrie is survived by his loving parents, Tiara Drift and Brett Loonsfoot, sisters Kayah, Kiana and Khloe Loonsfoot, grandparents Frances Drift, Erin Loonsfoot and Norman Schjoth. Numerous aunts, …

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Obituary: Eileen M. Christina

Tamarack City: Eileen M. Christina, 93, of Tamarack City, passed away at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility on December 8, 2018. Eileen was born on March 24, 1925, a daughter of Peter and Mary (Miron) Neveau. She was a graduate of Dollar Bay High School. She was well known …

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