Corinne E. Anderson
MARQUETTE -- Corinne E. Anderson, 77, of 994 W. Magnetic St., died Thursday, January 4, 2001 at her home.
She was born June 1, 1923 in Marquette to Samuel and Florence (Rice) Carlton and was a life long resident. She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Skandia, and American Legion Post 44 Auxiliary in Marquette. For many years she was a day care provider in her home.
Corinne is survived by her husband William, who she married in April of 1944, a daughter Jill (William) McEachern of Gwinn, a son Thomas W. (Terry) Anderson of Big Bay, a sister Shirley (Donald) Swenor of Marquette, a grandchild William McEachern and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 8, 2001 at 1:00 PM in the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Skandia with Rev. Chad Christensen officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Sunday at the Swanson- Lundquist Funeral Home in Marquette, where an American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 pm.
Glenn William Radloff
MUNISING -- Glenn William Radloff, age 66, of 224 W. Onota Street, Munising, died on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at his winter home in Port Aransas, Texas. He was born on June 30, 1934 in Munising, Michigan.
Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Monday, January 8, 2001 after 5:00 P.M. A Parish Vigil Service combined with the Knights of Columbus will be held at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at 10:00 A.M.
Richard Dean Hallifax
MUNISING -- Richard Dean Hallifax, age 78, of 130 E. Onota Street, Munising, died on Thursday, January 4, 2001 in Marquette, Michigan at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. He was born on December 19, 1922 in Clinton, Oklahoma.
Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Sunday, January 7, 2001 after 5:00 P.M. A Parish Vigil Service combined with the Knights of Columbus will be held at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Monday, January 8, 2001 at 10:00 A.M.
Stephen A. "Steve" Haile
HARVEY -- Stephen A. "Steve" Haile, 53, of 13 Heather Lane, Harvey, entered eternal life Friday morning, January 5, 2001, at his home in the care and comfort of his family. He had been in ill health for the past three years. Arrangements will be announced by the Fassbender Funeral Home.
Verna M. Bur
MARQUETTE -- Verna M. Bur, 83, of 2073 Montgomery Street, Marquette, entered eternal life early Friday morning, January 5, 2001, at Marquette General Hospital where she had been a patient since Tuesday. She had been in ill health for one week. Arrangements will be announced by the Fassbender Funeral Home.
Richard Dean Hallifax
MUNISING -- Richard Dean Hallifax, age 78, of 130 E. Onota Street, Munising, died on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 9:30 A.M. at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette following an extended illness. He was born to the late George and Lois (Rogers) Hallifax in Clinton, Oklahoma on December 19, 1922. His family returned to Michigan his senior year and Dick graduated from the Eaton Rapids High School in 1940. Richard worked at various funeral homes in his teen years, then the Palmer-Bush Funeral Home in Lansing until entering the Marine Corps on January 26, 1943 where he served as an aircraft armorer and clerk-typist in the Pacific area from August 12, 1943 until September 21, 1945. He was discharged from the Marines in San Diego on July 2, 1946 as a Staff Sergeant. He entered Mortuary Science College at Wayne University in Detroit, graduating in 1947.
Upon graduation, Richard came to Munising to work at the Beaulieu Funeral Home. He married Mary Jayne Shampine on September 9, 1948. While working at the funeral home, he helped his wife out in her photography business and then decided to take several months leave from his work to attend the New York Institute of Photography in 1953, and when returning home, helped out with Mary Jayne Photos. In 1954, Mr. Hallifax and William Bowerman II formed a partnership, beginning the Bowerman Hallifax Funeral Home. In April, 1971, the partnership ended with the death of William Bowerman. Mr. Hallifax continued alone until 1974 when he formed a partnership with Richard Bowerman, until 1979, when Mr. Hallifax retired.
Mr. Hallifax was always active in community affairs. Dick was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as an Eucharistic Minister, belonged to various church organizations, and he also enjoyed singing in the choir. He was a member of the Munising Vanguards Male Choir for many years. He was also a member of several organizations during his life in Munising and he held offices in most of them; the Munising Chamber of Commerce, Munising Hospital Board, American Legion, Marine Corps League, St. Vincent De Paul Society, Historical Society, Knights of Columbus, Munising Rotary Club, and also the District 10 of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, where he was a member for over 45 years.
Richard was known throughout Alger County, photographing with Mary Jayne, sports, commercial, and newspaper work. He was also known unofficially as the official photographer of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association conventions. Dick also did 24 hour ambulance service and he also served as the county's coroner for many years. He was an avid golfer, enjoying both men's and senior league. Mary Jayne would drive him out to the golf course and then after playing and walking 18 holes, Dick would think nothing of walking the four miles back home. He and Mary Jayne especially enjoyed traveling until Dick's health deteriorated.
He is survived by his wife of over 52 years, Mary Jayne Hallifax of Munising, their four children, Dean Richard Hallifax of Lakeland, FL, Janeen (Tony) Chebli of Lansing, Laurel Boucher of Twin Lakes, and Heather (Robert) Bush of Chesapeake, VA, 3 grandsons, Steven and Kyle Bush and Zachary Boucher, a sister, Elizabeth Davis of Saline, MI, and numerous nieces and nephews. Richard's brother, Roger Hallifax, died in l998.
Mr. Hallifax suffered from Alzheimer's Disease since1994 and for the past 4 1/2 years, he had been living at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.
Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Sunday evening after 5:00. A combined Parish Vigil and Knights of Columbus service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. The funeral will be conducted by Fr. Frank M. Lenz on Monday January 8, 2001 at 10:00 A.M. at the Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising.
Glenn William Radloff
MUNISING -- Glenn William Radloff, age 66, of 224 W. Onota Street, Munising, died unexpectedly on Thursday, January 4, 2001 in the early morning at Executive Keys in Port Aransas, Texas. He was born on June 30, 1934 in Munising, son of the late Harold and Belle (Gauthier) Radloff. Glenn graduated from Wm. G. Mather High School in 1952. He attended St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Indiana and in November of 1953, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served during the Korean Conflict. He attended Green Bay Badger Business School until 1958.
Glenn married Theda "Teddy" Loretta Thayer on August 24, 1957 at Sacred Heart Church in Munising. In August of 1958, he enlisted into the Air Force. His career field was in accounting and finance. His tours of duty included California, Michigan, Canada, Wisconsin, France, Germany, Colorado, Thailand, and Ohio. He retired after 23 years of service with the rank of Master Sergeant. Upon his retirement, he returned to Munising with his family and worked 16 years for the Hiawatha Telephone Company. Since retirement from the phone company, Glenn and Teddy have wintered together in Port Aransas, Texas where he enjoyed fishing. His other hobbies included wood working, painting, card playing, and gambling. Glenn loved the nickel slots.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, serving as an Eucharistic Minister and Altar Server. Glenn and Teddy taught high school religious education for 18 years in their home and they also helped several couples in Sacred Heart's pre-marriage program. Glenn was an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2804 and also a member of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembley. He worked KC Bingo for many years, and he served as a past Faithful Navigator and financial secretary for the Third Degree. At the time of his death he was comptroller for the Fourth Degree. Glenn was also a member of the Marine Corps League.
Survivors include his wife and best friend of over 43 years, Theda "Teddy" Radloff of Munising, son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Cheryl Radloff of Negaunee, daughter, Lisa Radloff of Marquette, and son, David Radloff of Gladstone, three grandsons, Daniel, Nicholas, and Zane, brothers-in-law, William Bauman of Sheboygan, WI, George Thayer of Sarasota, FL, and Van Thayer of Kiva, sisters-in-law, Myrtle Tidd and Adele Thayer both of Sarasota, FL, and numerous nieces and nephews. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Belle Radloff, two sisters, Olive Swanberg and Pearl Bauman, and one brother, Carl Radloff.
Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Monday evening after 5:00 P.M. A combined Parish Vigil and Knights of Columbus service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. The funeral will be on Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Dennis L. Borca officiating. Honorary escorts will be members of the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree and escorts will be members of the Third Degree. Interment will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Society of Munising.
Irma H. Gaufin
ISHPEMING -- Irma H. Gaufin age 89, a longtime Ishpeming resident died Friday, January 5, 2001 at the Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee where she has resided since August 1994.
Irma was born September 20, 1911 in Ishpeming to the late John & Beda (Anderson) Peterson. She graduated from lshpeming High School, class of 1928. Irma worked as a secretary at the H.W. Gossard Company for several years prior to moving to, Detroit in the 1950's. After retiring, lrma & her late husband, Glenn, moved to California, living, there until 1993 when she moved back to lshpeming.
lrma is survived by a sister Helen C. Drake, sister in law Agnes Peterson, two nephews Paul (Joanne) Peterson and John, (Margaret) Peterson all of lshpeming, several great nieces, great nephews and cousins. Irma was preceded in death by her husband Glenn in 1993, and a brother John P. Peterson.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, January 8, 2000 at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Cathcart officiating. Inurnment will be in the Ishpeming Cemetery.
Margaret R. Ranta
ISHPEMING -- Margaret R. Ranta, age 88 of 1096 Suncliffe Dr., Ishpeming died on January 5, 2001 at her residence in Ishpeming.
Margaret was born May 2, 1912 in Negaunee to the late Charles & Sofia (Orjala) Koski. She was a lifelong resident of this area and lived her youthful years in Negaunee Twp. After her marriage in 1932 she moved to Goose Lake in Richmond Twp., returning to Negaunee Twp. in 1941. After her husbands retirement in 1970 she lived at West Bass Lake (Forsyth Twp.) Gwinn, MI, and moved to Ishpeming in 1994. She was married to Kasper J. Ranta who died Nov. 19, 1998 for 66 years. Margaret was a graduate of the Negaunee High School class of 1930.
She is survived by a son - Raymond (Ruth) Ranta of Negaunee; 3 daughters - Patricia "Patti" Canney of Scottsdale, AZ, Margaret "Peggy" Nielsen of Mequon, WI and Pamela Bessolo & (Dale Watters) of Ishpeming, 5 grandsons - Ray Paul (Bonnie) Ranta of Marquette, Michael (Carol) Bess of Green Bay, WI, Kevin Nielsen of Milwaukee, Wl, Jon (Sheila) Bessolo of Witch Lake, MI and Jeffrey Bessolo (Theresa Maccari) of Mesa, AZ; 4 granddaughters - Marla Beans of Chandler, AZ, Kathy Russell of Midland, MI, Kerry (Andy) Her of Menomonee Falls, WI and Kristy (Kevin) Weber of Sherwood, WI; 14 great grandchildren - Mark (Pam) Ranta, Aaron Ranta (Cortney Cleary), Amy Ranta (Kyle Martin), Nicole & Daniel Beans, Angel Nielsen, Ravel Seiler-Nielsen, Cassandra Bess, Garrett & Elise Russell, Alex & Kelsy Ehr, along with Morgan & Kaitlyn Bessolo; 3 great great grandchildren - Zoe Pappia, Sabrina & Destiny Johnson; a sister Ruth Laitinen of Gwinn, MI, and a brother Paul (Doris) Koski of Milwaukee, WI and several nieces, nephews and their families.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kasper Ranta on Nov. 19, 1998, her parents, two brothers - Reino and Edwin C. Koski, and a sister Edith " Stella" Nyman.
A private funeral service will be celebrated Sunday January 7, 2001 at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home with the Rev. Lauri O. Maki to officiate. Interment will be in the Ishpeming Cemetery.
Escorts will be grandsons - Ray P., Mark and Aaron Ranta, Jon & Jeff Bessolo, Kevin Nielson and Michael Bess.
Margaret C. "Peg" Riley
MARQUETTE -- Margaret C. "Peg" Riley, 81, of 303 W. College Ave., Marquette, died Friday morning at Marquette General Hospital.
Mrs. Riley was born October 7, 1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Thomas and Nora (Gralish) Connors. She was employed for several years as a registered nurse at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh as well as several other hospitals in Michigan. She retired from Forensic Hospital in Ypsilanti.
Peg married Jim Riley on February 28, 1950 in Hollywood, Maryland. Together they moved to Marquette in 1989 from Fowlerville, Michigan.
Peg was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church. She loved reading and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Colleen (Kevin) Schroeder of Orangeville, CA and Kathleen (George) Swanson of Marquette; four sons, Patrick (Jo) Riley of Williamston, Thomas (Sue) Riley of Birmingham, James (Helen) Riley of Marquette and John (Jan) Riley of Byron; one sister, Dolores Ward of Pittsburgh, PA; also surviving are 13 cherished grandchildren. Preceding her in death besides her parents was her husband, Jim, on December 4, 1991; also one brother and two sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Michael Catholic Church with Rev. Msgr. Jed Patrick officiating. There will be no visitation.
Thoser wishing to make an expression of sympathy are kindly asked to consider Lake Superior Hospice Association, 1414 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.
The Canale- Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Stephen A. Haile
MARQUETTE -- Stephen A. Haile, 53, of 13 Heather Lane, Marquette died peacefully at home with his family by his side in the morning hours of January 5th, 2001 after a near three year battle with cancer. Steve was born on August 17th, 1947 to David and the late Donna Haile in Little Fork, Minnesota. He grew up in both Minnesota and Illinois as a child before moving with his family to Marinette, Wisconsin, where he met his future wife. On September 7th, 1968 he married Peggy (Morois) Haile and they began their life together. After their marriage they resided in Marinette, Green Bay, and Escanaba, before finally moving to Marquette where Steve opened up his Mr. Tire store in 1974 and continued to operate his tire shop and wrecker business until his retirement in the summer of 1999. Steve is survived by his wife of 32 years, Peggy, and their three sons, Jeff, Matt, and Jeremiah. He also is survived by his father, David (Marie) Haile of Wausau, Wisconsin as well as four siblings, Barb (Paul) Brendamill of Sugar Camp, Wisconsin, Dan (Joyce) Haile of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Emma (Jerry) Hoffman of Wausau, Wisconsin, and Phillip (Reba) Haile of Manitowoc, Wisconsin as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. He also is survived by his "special" family, Tammy LaMere, Michelle, Brea, and Alex Lenten and Jessica Bur who all shared time and love with Steve during his illness. Steve had many loves in his life. None greater though than spending time with his boys and his brothers Dan and Phillip, either at camp or heading out on some wild hunting or fishing excursion which he loved to do so much. He also enjoyed his love to tell a good story. Though it was hard to tell which ones were true or not true we all loved hearing them and will deeply miss them. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles as well as spending time on his boats with his wife and boys and his many close friends. Steve was preceded in death by his mother, Donna, and his two brothers David and Matthew. Friends may call at the Messiah Lutheran Church on Monday, January 8, beginning at 11 am. A celebration of Steve's life will be held at 1 pm Monday afternoon in the church with Rev. Nancy Amacher and Rev. Timothy Bernard, officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be Peter Gadzinski, Mark Liana, Bill Dupras, Dave Mantel, and Tom Kownacki who are all friends that the family would like to thank for their love and support over the last few months. Memorials, in Steve's name, may be directed to the Marquette Education Foundation in care of the Marquette Area Public Schools, 1201 W. Fair Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family.
Gardner "Bug" Bess
ISHPEMING -- Gardner "Bug" Bess, age 81 of 1008 N Third St. Ishpeming, died Friday evening January 5, 2001 at the Mather Nursing Center.
Gardner was born November 5, 1919 in Negaunee to the late John & Edith (Sampson) Bess. He was a life long area resident. He worked for the C.C.I. CO. as a Miner for 30 years and as a custodian for the Ishpeming Public Schools for 15 years.
He was a member of the lshpeming Beagle Club, played Fastpitch Softball & Umpired for many years. He also enjoyed Hunting.
He is survived by his wife Violet, whom he married on June 28, 1941 in Negaunee, a daughter Patti Bess of Ishpeming, a son Dennis Bess of Watton, a sister Mary Schmeltz of Ishpeming, 5 grandsons - Allan (Judy) Bess, Jeff (Kaydee) Bess, Gardner Bess, David Bess Jr., & Robert Bess, 3 granddaughters - Linda (John) Kane, Cheryl Bess & Nicole Bess, 5 great grandsons & 3 great granddaughters also survive.
He was preceded in death by 2 sons Gardner & David, 3 sisters & 3 brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday January 10, 2001 at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home with the Rev. Virginia Peacock to officiate. Burial will be in the Ishpeming Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday and from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday.
Verna M. Bur
MARQUETTE -- Verna M. Bur, 83, of 2073 Montgomery Street, Marquette, entered eternal life early Friday morning, January 5, 2001, at Marquette General Hospital where she had been a patient since Tuesday. She had been in ill health for one week. Born April 16, 1917 in Marquette, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (DePetro) Markantony, she was a graduate of the John D. Pierce High School, and was a lifelong Marquette area resident. Following graduation, Verna worked for a time as a seamstress prior to her marriage to Leonard P. Bur on November 19, 1946. She then assisted her husband in his service station business, Bur's 66 and later Bur's Sinclair, by serving as bookkeeper for ten years. Verna then settled into her life as a homemaker, enjoying her family, flower gardening, caring for numerous houseplants, cooking, riding in the family antique automobile, attending the activities of the antique car club, and, in the last few years, watching the food channel on TV and creating delicious Italian dishes. Verna was also actively involved in her church, she and her husband being among the first charter members of St. Christopher Catholic Church. Throughout the years, she served in numerous capacities and held various offices in the St. Christopher Altar Society, the St. Christopher Conference of St. Vincent De Paul, assisted on bake sales, fishbakes, bazaars, and helped make pasties. A devoted wife and mother, she is survived by: her husband of over 54 years, Leonard P. Bur; a son, Michael E. Bur of Wheeling, IL; three sisters, Ann (Frank) Silveri of Santa Anna, CA, Mary Charbonneau-Wade of Garden Grove, CA, and Elizabeth "Beth" Markantony of Ferndale; a brother, Anthony (Bea) Markantony of Marquette; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Verna was preceded in death by a sister, Della Davis; and brothers, Mark, Victor, and Joseph Markantony. Friends may call at St. Christopher Catholic Church on Monday, January 8, from 3 to 6 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6 P.M. Monday evening in the church with Rev. Alexander Sample, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be made in the Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family.
Arthur L. Lemire
MARQUETTE -- Arthur J. Lemire, 88, of 441 W. Michigan Street, Marquette, died peacefully Saturday evening at his home after a short illness.
Mr. Lemire was born January 6,1913 in Marquette to the late Camille and Delia (Pinard) Lemire and had been a lifelong Marquette resident. In 1941, he married the former Irene Marie Bolduc and together they owned and operated the Marquette Baking Company for 18 years.
Arthur was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and a life member of Marquette Elks Lodge #303.
He leaves one son, James (Nancy) Lemire of Hartland, WI; 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. His wife, Irene preceded him in death on August 28, 1995.
Art's family would like to extend sincere gratitude to neighbors, Alton and Marcella Johnson for taking special care of him over the last several years and also to Jamie Lancour and Pat Mair of Lake Superior Hospice Association for being our angels at this difficult time.
Friends may call at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. At Mr. Lemire's request, there is no funeral service planned. Interment will take place at the Holy Cross Cemetery.
Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are kindly asked to consider Lake Superior Hospice Association, 1414 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.
The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
NEGAUNEE -- Emil Wiig, age 86, formerly of 715 Croix St., Negaunee died at 9:20 PM on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001 at the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans where he had resided since 1994.
Emil was born Dec. 31, 1914 in Negaunee to Julius & Katrina (Leppanen) Wiig, was a graduate of Negaunee High School and was a life long resident. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. He worked for many years as a pumpman for the City of Negaunee at the Teal Lake Water Works, retiring in 1976. Emil was an avid outdoorsman and loved gardening, shoveling snow, and playing Bingo.
Surviving are one son, Robert Wiig, Marquette, 4 daughters, Merry Bjorne, Ishpeming, Kathleen (Ken) Blondeau, Marquette, Ann (Michael) Korhonen, Negaunee, Gloria Alexander, Marquette, 6 grandchildren; Heather (Todd) Martin, Grand Forks, ND, Wayne Bjorne, Madison, WI, Jason, Lindsay, & Matthew Blondeau, Cloea Wiig, Adele & Steven Shirkey, all of Marquette, 2 great grandchildren, Christian & Rachel Martin, Grand Forks, ND, a foster daughter, Diane Paananen, Lansing, several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Marion (Datson) in 1981, a grandson Bryan Blondeau, a son-in-law Douglas Bjorne, a daughter-in-law Patricia 'Kay' Wiig, 2 sisters; Lempi Nurmi & Lillian Wiig, 6 brothers; Adiel, John, Arvid, Waino, Toivo, & Uno Wiig.
Private funeral services will be held at 5:00 PM on Tuesday at the Koskey Funeral Home with Rev. D. Michael Carriere, pastor of Eastwood Apostolic Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in the Negaunee Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Emil's memory.
Emil's family wishes to give sincere thanks to the Special Needs Unit at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans for their tremendous care and support during Emil's years of residency there.
Luella M. Johnson
MARQUETTE -- Luella M. Johnson, 90, of 729 W. Kaye Ave., passed away at home on Saturday, January 6, 2001.
She was born in Channing, Ml on March 24,1910 to Oliver and Celina (Duhame) Raymond, and had lived in Marquette since 1931. Luella graduated from Northern Michigan Teachers College (NMU) in 1933 when she earned a teaching license, and earned her B.S. degree in 1956. She first taught at the elementary school level in Sagola. Years later, after raising her children, she taught elementary school in Marquette at Vandenboom and Fisher and for many years at Sandy Knoll, retiring in 1974. She was an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church, where she was involved with the Messiah Seniors and the Messiah Quilters.
Luella is survived by her husband Walfrid, with whom she was united in marriage on September 15, 1934, in Marquette; four children, John Johnson of Lawton, OK, Neil (Jonda) Johnson of Port Washington, Wl, Alan Johnson of Holmen, Wl and Linda Roe of Marquette; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at Messiah Lutheran Church with Rev. Nancy Amacher and Rev. Tim Bernard officiating. Visitation will be at the church beginning at 10:00 AM on Tuesday. Burial will take place in Park Cemetery. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials can be made to Messiah Lutheran Church or Lake Superior Hospice.