May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Obituaries

Captain George ‘Joseph’ Alward

Captain George C. “Joseph” Alward of Hessel went home to his heavenly father on Thursday, May 11, 2017, after a long and courageous bout with cancer.  More...

Leon Hovey

Leon Charles Hovey of Rudyard passed away early Wednesday morning, May 10, 2017, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. He was 78. He was born August 21, 1938, to Charles and Tillie (nee Wacker) Hovey in Muskegon. More...

Mary Randolph

Longtime St. Ignace resident Mary E. Randolph taught first grade in the St. Ignace school district for 32 years. Ms. Randolph passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2017, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...

Vivian Blanchard

Vivian Blanchard, 95, of Gould City, served as the postmaster at the post office in Gould City for many years. Mrs. More...

Lorraine Novitsky

A graveside service for Lorraine Novitsky of St. Ignace will be Saturday, May 20, at 2 p.m. at St. Ignatius Loyola Cemetery in St. Ignace with Father Frank Ricca officiating.  Mrs. Novitsky passed away March 3, 2017, in St. More...

Katherine ‘Kitty’ Hannabass

A memorial service for Katherine “Kitty” Hannabass will be Saturday, May 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church on Mackinac Island. Burial will follow in the Protestant   Cemetery on Mackinac Island.  Mrs. More...

Clarann Lambert

A graveside service for Clarann Lambert of St. Ignace will be Saturday, May 20, at 3 p.m. at St. Ignatius Loyola Cemetery in St. Ignace with Father Frank Ricca officiating. More...

Jean Nitz

A memorial service for former St. Ignace resident Jean Nitz will be held Sunday, May 28, at 4 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Ignace. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to time of the service at the church. More...

Martha Sheppard

Martha A. Sheppard, 88, of Manistique, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born October 8, 1928, to Lester and Lucy (nee Wright) Livermore in Shingleton.  Mrs. More...

Anthony ‘Tony’ Matelski

Anthony “Tony” Matelski, 76, of Onaway, owned and operated a 400- acre farm in Waverly Township, and was active in local and county politics. More...

Robert ‘Bob’ Marks, Jr.

Robert Lee “Bob” Marks, Jr., 72, of Cedarville, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at his lakeside home.  He was born October 13, 1944, to Robert and Orpha (nee Freeman) Marks in Marion, Ohio.  More...

Stephen Grogan

Stephen T. Grogan, 57, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Fort Wayne.  He was born May 14, 1959, in St. Ignace.  Mr. Grogan grew up and spent most of his life in St. More...

Yvonne Johnson

Yvonne Jane Johnson, 78, of Cedarville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Cedarville.  She was born November 19, 1938, in St. Ignace.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and are being made by R. More...

Father Ted Brodeur

A memorial mass for Father Ted Brodeur will be Saturday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church on Mackinac Island with Fr. Frank Ricca, Fr. John Essel, and Fr. Jim Williams officiating.  Burial will be in Ste. More...

Mary Nordquist

Mary Helen Nordquist, 95, of Cedarville, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Grayling.  She was born September 14, 1921, in Munising.  Visitation will be Friday, May 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...


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