June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Obituaries

Mark Bentley

Mark Allen Bentley, 53, of Inverness Township in Cheboygan, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 19, 2016, of an apparent heart attack. He had lived in Cheboygan for a year. More...

Ellis ‘Sharkey’ Movalson

Ellis E. (Sharkey) Movalson, age 85 of SaddleBrooke AZ, passed away June 11, 2016 in Oro Valley AZ. He was born November 21, 1930 to Ellis and Ruby Movalson. Sharkey grew up in Brevort, MI and graduated from LaSalle High School at the age of 16. More...

James ‘Jim’ McDonald

James Michael “Jim” McDonald, 79, of Sault Ste. Marie, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. He was born July 14, 1936, in Sault Ste. Marie. Mr. McDonald grew up in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Anne Stafford

Anne Elizabeth Stafford, 72, of DeTour Village, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at her family’s cabin retreat in Eagle River in the Keweenaw Peninsula. She was born May 12, 1944, in Laurium. More...

Dorothy Potwardski

Dorothy Mary Potwardski, 95, of Goetzville, passed away Thursday, June 16, at Sunrise on Vernier in Grosse Pointe Woods. More...

Shirley Kelel

A memorial celebration for Shirley Kelel of St. Ignace will be held on her birthday, Friday, June 24, with a Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace with Father Frank Ricca officiating. More...

Ronald Cotton

Ronald Cotton, 71, of St. Ignace, passed away late Monday evening, June 20, 2016, at EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 28, at noon, at the St. Ignace United Methodist Church. More...

Brett Grubba

Brett M. Grubba, 46, of Gwinn, died Thursday evening, June 16, 2016, at UP Health System in Marquette. He had been a resident of Gwinn since 2005. He was born August 21, 1969, to Robert “Bud” and Gloria (nee St. Clair) Grubba in Newberry. More...

Wayne Bauers

A memorial service for Wayne Bauers of Ontario, Oregon, formerly of Mackinaw City, will be Saturday, July 2, at 1 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Mackinaw City. He was born August 25, 1930, in Mackinaw City. Mr. More...

Charles ‘Bob’ McNamara

Lifelong Newberry resident Charles Robert “Bob” McNamara, 62, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 19, 2016, at his residence, surrounded by his family, following a two-year illness with cancer. More...

Gary Weiss

Gary Alan Weiss, 65, of St. Ignace, died Friday, June 10, 2016, at the Hanson Hospice House in Stevensville, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, and a brief illness. More...

Carolyn Mitchell

Carolyn Dowd Mitchell, 77, of Hessel, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 12, 2016, in St. Ignace, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born June 11, 1939, to Charles Edward and Frances (nee Field) Dowd in Saginaw. More...


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