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Obituary: Marilyn Helen (Barnett) Majeski

As received from the Jacobson Funeral Home: Marilyn Helen (Barnett) Majeski, age 77 of Skanee, MI passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 at her home. She was born October 12, 1941 in Dearborn, MI daughter of Raymond and Helen (Koski) Barnett. Marilyn married Joseph Majeski on September 5, 1959 …

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Obituary: JoAnn Marie (Cavanaugh) Hilsendager

JoAnn Marie (Cavanaugh) Hilsendager, age 59 of L’Anse, MI passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 as a result of an automobile accident. She was born November 1, 1959 in L’Anse, MI daughter of Bernard and Arlene (Jukkala) Cavanaugh. JoAnn graduated from L’Anse High School in 1978. She married Leo …

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Obituary: Mary E. Thebo

As received from the O’Neill-Dennis Funeral Home: Houghon: Mary E. Thebo, 97, formerly of Houghton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 22, 2019 in Surprise, Arizona. Mary was born on May 9, 1922 in Houghton, Michigan to the late Claude and Ivy Voght. She met Chuck Thebo while he was …

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Obituary – Bryan R. Johnson

As submitted by The Memorial Chapel and Plowe Funeral Homes of Chassell: Bryan R. (Phyllis Hunt) Johnson, 63, a resident of Chassell, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019, at UP Health System Portage in Hancock.             He was born on July 29, 1956, in Columbia, South Carolina to the late Charles …

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Obituary: Alma Ruth Ranta

Alma Ruth Ranta, age 91, of L’Anse, MI passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, August 23, 2019. She was born in Pequaming, MI on October 13, 1927. Ruth graduated from L’Anse High School in 1945. She married Leonard Ranta on May 15, 1954. He preceded her in death …

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Obituary: Mike Kovachich

Calumet Mike Kovachich, 71, a resident of Calumet passed away on Friday evening August 23, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 12, 1948 in Laurium, a son of the late John and Marjorie (Perko) Kovachich. He graduated from Calumet High School with the class of 1966 and …

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Obituary: Karl G Gipp

Karl G Gipp, age 82, of Skanee passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Bayside Village, L’Anse, MI. Karl was born in Laurium, MI on May 17, 1937, the son of the late Gilbert Gipp and Manila (Noetzel) Gipp. He was a graduate of Calumet High School, class of …

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Obituary: Jean I. Ollila

Houghton Jean I. Ollila, 86, a resident of the Bluff’s Senior Living Community in Houghton passed away Thursday August 22, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton following a short illness. Local surviving relatives are her daughter Connie (Mike) Cischke of Houghton her grandson: Kit (Julie) Cischke of Houghton and …

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Obituary: Melvin J. LaFernier Sr.

Melvin J. LaFernier Sr., age 69, of L’Anse, MI passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at Houghton County Medical Care Facility, Hancock, MI. He was born in Hancock, MI on January 29, 1950 the son of the late Leslie and Mildred (Forcia) LaFernier. Melvin graduated from Baraga High School. He …

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