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Marquette County, Michigan Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Marquette County, Michigan Obituary Collection - 61

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Date: Thursday, 16 June 2011, at 5:11 a.m.

Paul Bryan Grahovac

MUNISING -- On Saturday. September 15, 2001 at l: l8 p.m., Deputy Paul Grahovac was killed at the scene of a multi-car accident just outside of Munising on M-28. Deputy Grahovac was at the scene assisting with extrication when a responding fire truck arriving at the scene from a steep hill, lost its brakes and struck Deputy Grahovac. Paul was born on October 17 1966 in Elkhart, Indiana to Robert and Susa (Barrick) Grahovac. He graduated from Eben High School in 1985. He had worked for Richard and Donna Silta on their farm for many years and also worked logging with Paul Knuttila. Paul worked at Timber Products for thirteen years. He was a member of the Alger Counhy Sheriff's EMS division since 1990 and worked part-time as a deputy sheriff, going full time this year. Paul was a certified Emergency Medical Technician and a certified fire lighter for the Munising Township Fire Department. He worked as a 911 dispatcher and was a member of Alger Counhy's Extricabon Team. Paul loved his work and he loved helping people. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his two sons, Alex and Cody. Paul was very good with computers, he enjoyed listening to music, being outside, cruising town, watching movies, riding his bike, riding his Gold Wing and 450 Nighthawk, and late night roller-blading excursions with his sons.

He is survived by his hvo sons - Alex Jeffery Grahovac, age 14, of Munising and Cody Robert Grahovac, age 11, of Munising; his parents - Robert and Patty Grahovac of Edwardsburg, MI and Susa and Larry Swaim of Eben, MI; brothers - Anthony (Donna) Grahovac of Christmas and Samuel (Randee) Grahovac of Traunik; former wife - Lisa Vardon Grahovac of Munising; step-brothers - Michael (Pam) Swaim of Edwardsburg, MI and Mark (Heather) Swairm of Elkhart, IN; uncles - Michael (Jane) Grahovac of Elkhart, IN, Richard (Libby) Grahovac of Cincinnati, OH, and Ronald (Lois) Swaim of Naples, FL; aunt- Maria Barrick of McAllen, TX; 14 nieces and nephews; and numerous cousins. Paul was preceded in death by his grandparents and uncle, John Robert Barrick.

Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:OO p.m. The Alger County Sheriff Department will stand honor guard during the visitation. Pastors Kurt and Mary Beth Kovanen along with Rev. Virginia Wasmiller will conduct Paul's funeral at the Sacred Heart Church in Munising on Wednesday, September l9, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising. A fellowship gathering with family and friends will take place following the services at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Munising. Paul will be escorted by Aaron Engler, Richard Grahovac, Michael Grahovac, David Cromell, Todd Knuttila, and Ted Woodaz. In time, a trust for Paul's sons will be established. Memorials may be made in memory of Paul to an account at the Peoples State Bank in Munising.

Richard E. Grant

MARQUETTE -- Richard E. Grant, 89, died Sunday morning, September 16, 2001 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming.

Mr. Grant was born on November 16, 1911 at Decatur, Michigan. He was a World War II Army-Air Corp veteran and was very proud of his military service, which included action in Italy and North Africa. On April 29, 1946, he married the former Gwen Williams and she preceded him in death on November 9, 1999.

Richard worked for many years with the Berkley Public School System retiring as a custodian. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a great outdoorsman. He was a member of Greenfield Presbyterian Church in Berkley.

Survivors include two children, Michael (Chris) Grant of Indian River, MI and Barbara (Sean) Fosmire of Marquette; also two granddaughters, Sara and Laura Fosmire.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Park Cemetery with the Rev. Charles L. Tooman officiating. There will be no visitation.

Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are kindly asked to consider the Lake Superior Hospice Association, 1414 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.

The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dwayne M. Dulaney
FULTON, MS -- Dwayne M. Dulaney, age 57 of Fulton, Mississippi, died September 17, 2001. He was born August 14, 1944 in Tupelo, MS. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 18, 2001, from 5:00-9:00. Funeral services will be held at the Senter Funeral Home, Wednesday, September 19, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. with Brother Wallace Strawn and Jerry Nichols to officiate. Burial will be at the Itawamba Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Esther S. Mattson

NEWBERRY -- Esther S. Mattson, 100, of Newberry, died Saturday afternoon, September 15, 2001 at Tendercare Nursing Home in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2001 at 11:00am at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Newberry with Pastor David Hueter officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Home Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday, September 19 from 10:00am until time of services.

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family with arrangements.

Martha Lohva Kauppila

NEGAUNEE --Martha Lohv Kauppila, formerly of Negaunee, passed away September 11, 2001. Martha was born on October 18, 1918 in Hancock, MI. She lived in Negaunee, MI from 1952 until moving to Phoenix, AZ in 1969. Martha enjoyed being a pastor's wife and being involved in the lives of her children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Reuben W. Kauppila in 1986; her brother, William Gustafson; and sister, Gertrude Curtin. Martha was the loving mother of Bernice Mass of Phoenix, AZ, William (Carol) Kauppila of Seattle, WA, Judith (Jerry) Smith of Racine, WI, David (Luanne) Kauppila of Enumclaw, WA and Mark (Tammy) Kauppila of Surprise, AZ. She is the cherished grandmother of Kathy, Jeanine, Phil, Eric, Josh, Beth, Andy, Sarah Lynette, Joel, Sarah Marie, Austin and Taylor; beloved great grandmother of Miguel, Christian and Caleb. A funeral will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2001 at 11:00am at the Eastwood Apostolic Lutheran Church in Negaunee, MI with Reverend D. Michael Carriere officiating. Burial will take place in Northland Chapel Gardens. Visitation will be at the church after 10:00am on Wednesday. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Beth Newland
MARQUETTE -- Beth Newland, 79, formerly of Painesville, Ohio, and Southport, North Carolina, died on Monday evening, September 17, 2001, following a long illness. She was surrounded by her family and assisted by Lake Superior Hospice.

Beth leaves behind her much loved husband, Paul Newland of Marquette, as well as her three children and their spouses: Kip and Jean Newland of Canberra, Australia; Kate and Theo McCracken of Marquette; and Claire and Peter Wise of Mentor, Ohio. She also leaves five grandchildren; Alex McCracken, Cassady McCracken, Max Newland, Gwyn Perkins, and Laura Wise.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the entire staff of the Marquette County Medical Care Facility for their warmth and devotion in caring for Beth. They would also like to thank Lake Superior Hospice for their compassionate support of Beth and the entire family. The family will hold private service in Marquette. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to P.A.W.'s Place, 3701 Boiling Spring Road, Winnabow, NC 28479, the animal rescue shelter where Beth and Paul adopted their beloved dog, Ginger.

Beth will be greatly missed, yet her memory will remain in our hearts. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family.

Joan C. "JoJo" Trepanier

MARQUETTE -- Joan C. "JoJo" Trepanier, 68, of 227 Genesee Street, Marquette, entered eternal life Friday afternoon, September 14, 2001, at her home in the care and comfort of her family and the caregivers of Lake Superior Hospice. She had been in ill health for the past five years. JoJo was born August 22, 1933 in Marquette, a daughter of the late Alfred and Maude (McCrow) Barshaw. A lifelong resident, she was a 1950 graduate of the Graveraet High School. On July 23, 1954 she married Wayne W. Trepanier in Marquette and the couple set about establishing their home and raising a family. JoJo was employed for many years as a cashier at Jack's IGA. A member of St. Peter Cathedral, she enjoyed playing BINGO, going to the casino, regularly playing cards with her friends, and loved to clean. A loving wife, mother, proud grandparent, and sister, she is survived by: her husband of 47 years, Wayne W. Trepanier; two daughters, Gail Trepanier and Crystal (Josh Irwin) Trepanier both of Marquette; son, Rodney (Kristi) Trepanier of Green Bay, WI; her grandchildren, Rodney Jr, Christopher, Randy, Brandi, Angel, Samantha, Desiree, Latisha, and Latoya; two brothers, Alfred (Dorothy) Barshaw and Bill (Cassie) Barshaw both of Marquette; three sisters, Shirley Beigler, Pearl (Bob) Beaudry, and Beverly (Sheldon) Nord all of Marquette; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents, JoJo was preceded in death by her infant son, Randy Joseph; and sisters, Cora Thompson and Joan Marks. The family will receive relatives

and friends in the Bishop's Room at St. Peter Cathedral on Friday, September 21, beginning at 12 Noon. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Peter Cathedral at 1:00 p.m. Friday afternoon with Rev. Msgr. Louis Cappo, rector, as celebrant. Inurnment will be made in the Holy Cross Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will be held in the cathedral hall. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family.

Mildred Lenore McCombie

MARQUETTE -- Mildred Lenore McCombie, 92, of 902 Pine St., died at the 1892 family home of her parents and grandparents Tuesday, September 18, 2001 in the loving care of her son and daughter.

She was born March 19, 1909 in Marquette to Frederick and Maude (Brown) Breer and was a graduate of John D. Pierce High School. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon, was a member of the Esther Circle and attended the Lunch Bunch; a member and of ficer of the Royal Neighbors of America, a fifty year member and past Noble Grand of Northern Queen Rebekah Lodge in Marquette, a member of the Ishpeming Peninsulas Lodge in Ishpeming, the Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs and PTA. In addition she served as a volunteer with the March of Dimes and the U.S.O. and was involved for over 20 years with a local sewing club.

Mildred is survived by a daughter Patricia McCombie (formerly Patricia Koppenhoefer) of Ishpeming, a son John "Jack" McCombie of Marquette, who was her devoted and loving caregiver for the past several years, two recently adopted grandchildren Ian and Elena McCombie of Ishpeming, special extended family members Betty and Merrie Johnson of Marquette, several other nieces and nephews, longtime early childhood classmate and friend, Florence McGowan, and her three beloved feline companions. Preceding her in death besides her parents were her stepmother Hattie Breer and stepfather Harry Day, her husband Byron in 1973, son-in-law Fred Koppenhoefer in 1981, her daughter's fiancÚ Ellis Robertson who was killed in Vietnam in 1969, and a stepbrother Henry Day in 2000.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 21, 2001 at the First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Lawrence Jones and Reverend David Mair officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from noon until the time of the service on Friday.

Mildred was under the tender, loving care of Marquette General Hospital Home Health caregivers including: Ann H., Ann P., and Karen P., Dr. Fred Hoenke, Lake Superior Hospice, and respite caregiver Kimber.

Memorials may be made to the Marquette County Humane Society or the First Presbyterian Church.

Noreen Van Linden

MARQUETTE -- Noreen Van Linden, 71, of 205 Blemhuber Avenue, Marquette, died Monday afternoon at the Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette.

Mrs. Van Linden was born on October 19, 1929 in Marquette to the late Dennis and Margaret (McGann) Havican and was a lifelong area resident. In 1949 she graduated from the former Bishop Baraga High School and later married her husband, Raymond J. VanLinden on February 19, 1955 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.

Noreen worked for several years in the cafeteria for the Baraga School System. She was a member of St. Peter's Cathedral and the Women's Auxiliary of American Legion Post 44 in Marquette.

She leaves her beloved husband Raymond of Marquette; four children, Andrew Van Linden, Karen (Dale) Miron, and Paul Van Linden, all of Marquette, and Joseph (Margaret) Van Linden of Green Bay, WI; four grandchildren, Brian and Lisa Van Linden and Andrea and Kory Miron; a sister-in-law, Maggy Havican of Marquette; also several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding her in death besides her parents were two brothers, Dennis and Emmett Havican.

Friends may call at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home today from 4 to 8pm, where a parish prayer service will be recited at 7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10am in St. Peter's Cathedral with the Rev. Msgr. Louis C. Cappo officiating. Entombment will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum.

Pallbearers will be Robert Holman, Joe Havican, Richard Havican, Jack Moyle and Clare Yelle.

Robert E. Northey

NEGAUNEE -- Robert E. Northey, age 83, formerly of 416 Mass St. Negaunee died at 12:22 PM on Tuesday, Sept. 18,2001 at the Eastwood Nursing Center where he had been a patient for the past 16 months.

Mr. Northey was born Feb. 6,1918 in Negaunee to Sydney A. & Florence (Haines) Northey, and was a graduate of Negaunee High School, Class of 1935 He was an outstanding athlete and his N.H.S. 100 yard dash record still stands today. He attended N.M.U. and earned a Bachelors Degree in Education in 1939. He was employed as a teacher and coach in Ontonagon from 1939-41. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1941-46 in Burma, China, & India. He was discharged as a Captain in 1946 and served in the Army Reserve from 1946-53 ,and was discharged with the rank of Major. He began his career with the Negaunee Public Schools as a math teacher in 1946 and earned a Masters of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan in 1951. He was named Negaunee's

Superintendent of Schools in 1963, a position he held until his retirement in 1981.

Bob was member of Mitchell United Methodist Church, Negaunee, the V.A. Romo Post V.F.W. #3165, and the Negaunee Elks # 1116.

Surviving are his son and daughter- in-law, David & Carolyn Northey of Negaunee, 3 brothers; Raymond (Lyllis) Northey, Sun City West, AZ, James (Theresa) Northey, Ypsilanti, Ml, Frederick Northey, Bettendorf, lowa, 1 sister, Mary (Paul) Matthews, Negaunee, a sister-in-law, Shirley Northey, Negaunee, several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 51 years, Betty (Piper) on July 5,1998, and a brother Sydney Northey on June 26,1998.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday at Mitchell United Methodist Church with Rev. Scott Harmon officiating. Burial will be in the Negaunee Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dominic Ghiardi, Paul Meli, George Collins, David Haligren, Don Mourand, & James DeRocher.

Friends may call at the Koskey Funeral Home from 5-8 PM on Thursday.

Theodore Rudolph "Rudy" Saari

ONTONAGON - Theodore Rudolph "Rudy" Saari, 85, of 703 Cane Court, Ontonagon, was taken home to the Lord Saturday, September 15, 2001 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Rudy was born April 15, 1916 in Ironwood to the late Victor and Selma (Hogbacka) Saari. When he was a young boy, he moved to Trout Creek where he attended and graduated from Trout Creek High School. After attending Michigan State University for a year, he served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. In 1941, he married the former Mary Johnston of Sedalia, MO. Upon return from the war, he returned to Trout Creek, then moved to Ontonagon in 1946. Rudy worked for the Michigan State Park System as the Porcupine Mountain State Park's first ranger, and played a key role in the park's early development. He then started the "Rudy Saari's Sporting Goods" store from which he later hosted the "Ontonagon Hour" radio program for WJMS. He also operated the concession at the Porcupine Mountain Ski Area during several of the years he owned his store.

Rudy was involved in many sporting activities such as Golden Gloves boxing, minor league baseball, archery at the Ontonagon Sportsmen's Club, baseball with the Ontonagon Indians team, fishing, golfing, bowling, and was a pioneer in the promotion of ski jumping in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. He was also a prominent organizer of community events. Rudy co-founded K & S Flex-O-Matic, Incorporated and patented several products such as accessories to better sport. During his career, Rudy was a salesman for a variety of businesses and was an artist, writer, poet, storyteller and a ceaseless ambassador for the paradise he believed was our great Ontonagon land.

Rudy was a past member of the Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ontonagon Historical Society, and attended the Ontonagon United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary, of Ontonagon; his sister Gertrude "Gertie" Westerburg of Ironwood; two sons, Ted (Margaret) Saari of Victorville, California and David (Penny) Saari of Ontonagon; three daughters, Vicky (Ronald) Burdick of Clarksburg, Mary K. Fiszer of Rhinelander, WI and Virginia "Ginger" Saari of Hancock; nine grandchildren, Heath (Sondra), Clinton and Paul Burdick, Kris and Rory Fiszer, Daniel and Sharon Saari, Melany Beck (in-law) and Missy Bradley (in-law); and three great grandchildren, Tyler, Keegan and Jacob; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Victor and Selma Saari, his brothers Leslie, Bert, Niilo and Reino Saari, and his sisters Ingrid Saari and Ellen Anderson. Rudy leaves us all with many fond memories of his kindness and concern for "all creatures great and small."

Memorial services will be held at the Ontonagon United Methodist Church at a date to be announced. For further information, please contact the Cane Funeral Home of Ontonagon.

Clarence T. "Pinky" Bullock
MARQUETTE -- Clarence T. "Pinky" Bullock, 89, of 816 Pine St., passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2001 at home, in the loving care of his family.

He was born September 7,1912 in Marquette to James and Natalie (Beaudry) Bullock and had lived here most of his life. He was a 1929 graduate of Graveraet High School where he played football and basketball, and a graduate of Northern State Teachers College (now NMU), where he lettered in football for four years. Pinky school in Powers for several years, and in 1945 started teaching at Marquette Senior High School, retiring in 1974. In addition to teaching he was also the first Recreational Director for the City of Marquette and while in that position instituted many programs including the first junior hockey program, winter sports carnivals, Christmas parades, ice sculptures, summer swimming and other activities. Pinky's family was the most important thing to him, and he enjoyed being with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also found joy in his friends and neighbors, gardening, flowers, birds, and being at camp in Big Bay. Pinky is survived by two sons; Thomas (Penny) Bullock of Marquette and

Tim (Pat) Bullock of Sault Ste. Marie, Ml, a brother Carl Bullock of Marquette; grandchildren Tim (Mary) Bullock of Marquette, Pam (Doug) Laprade of Sault Ste Marie, Randy (Victoria) Bullock of Marquette, Kristin Bullock of Sault Ste. Marie, and Melanie (Todd) Jastremski of Ishpeming; great grandchildren Nicole Bullock, Matt Bullock, Megan Jastremski, Joshua Bullock, Allison Jastremski, Cassandra Bullock, Ryan Laprade, and Kristen Laprade, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Rubye, brothers Roy and James and a grandson Mark Bullock. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 21, 2001 in the Swanson - Lundquist Funeral Home with Reverend Lawrence Gauthier officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery with Todd Jastremski, Doug Laprade, Tim, Randy, and Matt Bullock, and Steve Lindberg acting as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm this evening and after 10:30 amFriday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Marquette Senior High School Athletic Department and will be designated by the family at a later date.

Glenn L. Peterson

TRENARY -- Glenn L. Peterson, age 78, formerly of E2637 Peterson Road, Trenary, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, September 18, 2001 at the Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette. He had been a resident of the Jacobetti Home since August of 1999. Glenn was born on November 22, 1922 to the late Erick and Christina (Rudquist) Peterson in Trenary and lived there all of his life.

Glenn served in the U.S. Army during WWII, joining the Army on January 14, 1943. Glenn was a member of the Signal Corps and served in North Africa, Sicily, and the battles and campaigns of Naples, Foggia, Rome, Arno, Northern Appennines, and the Po Valley of Italy. Glenn was honorably discharged on December 5, 1945.

After serving his country, Glenn returned to Trenary and found work in the logging industry and in carrying on the blacksmith shop started by his father, Erick. On October 24, 1947 her married Pearl Anderson and shortly thereafter, they bought Glenn's parent's farm in Trenary where they dairy farmed and Glenn owned and operated a blacksmith, welding-repair shop for many years. His wife Pearl preceded him in death on July 15, 1980. On August 29, 1981 he married Lois Atherton and they continued the farm and repair shop until Glenn's retirement in 1984.

He is survived by his wife - Lois of Forest Lake; daughter - LaVeta (Richard) Laurila of Clio, MI; sons - Kim (Dianne) Peterson of Trenary and William (Ann) Atherton of Forest Lake; 6 grandchildren - Michael Laurila, Eric (Christa) Peterson, Ben Peterson, Kristy Peterson, Angel (Bill) Larson, and David Atherton; 4 greatgrandchildren - Shaelyn, Andrew, and Megan, and Desiree; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Alma Merrill and Hilda Wilbur.

Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Friday from noon until the time of the service. Rev. Irene White will conduct the funeral at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home's chapel. Interment will be at the Mathias Township Cemetery in Trenary where the Alger County Veterans Council will conduct graveside services. The family requests that memorials may be made in Glenn's honor to the Jacobetti Home for Veterans or a charity of choice.

Harold "Vic" Keller

TRENARY -- Harold "Vic" Keller, age 61 of Gary Avenue, Brighton, Michigan died early morning Tuesday, September 18, 2001 at his home. He was born January 17, 1940 in Munising, MI. Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home Friday, September 21, 2001 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. A graveside service will be conducted in the Mathias Township Cemetery, Saturday, September 22, 2001 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Irene White officiating. Complete arrangements to be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home.

Pauline E. "Betty" Lattrel

MARQUETTE -- Pauline E. "Betty" Lattrel, 79, formerly of 900 Garfield Avenue, Marquette, entered eternal life Monday evening, September 17, 2001, at Munising Memorial Hospital where she had been hospitalized for two days. She had been in ill health for the past six months. Betty was born March 29, 1922 in Marquette, a daughter of the late Sigmond and Mary (Musolf) Stanley. She was raised in Marquette and was a 1940 graduate of the Graveraet High School. She later attended Northern Normal College (now Northern Michigan University) for two years. She then worked in Chicago as a secretary for two years. On February 15, 1947 she married Lloyd V. Lattrel in St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. Betty worked for several years at the former Virg's Bootery prior to her retirement in 1990. A homemaker, she was a member of St. Peter Cathedral, the Ladies of the Elks, and was an avid bowler. A loving mother, grandmother, and sister, she is survived by: her daughter, Linda (Robert) Kueber of Munising; son, Roger (Karen) Lattrel of Oxford; grandchildren, Melanie (Kevin) Price, Michelle Kueber, Kristin Lattrel, and Ryan Lattrel; a sister, Florence Hampton of Marquette; a brother, Howard (Jimmie) Stanley of Flint; mother-in-law, Laura Lattrel of Marquette; brother-in-law, Louis Lattrel of Marquette; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd V. Lattrel in 1984; father-in-law, Virgil Lattrel; and a brother-in- law, Harry Hampton. Friends may call at the Fassbender Funeral Home on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. A parish prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening in the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning, September 22, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Peter Cathedral with Rev. Msgr. Louis Cappo, rector, as celebrant. A reception for family and friends will follow in the Cathedral Hall. Entombment will be made in the Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum.

Harold "Vic" Keller
TRENARY -- Harold "Vic" Keller, age 61, of Gary Avenue, Brighton, Michigan, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2001, early morning at his home. He was born on January 17, 1940 in Munising, Michigan to the late Harold Henry Keller and Angela E. (Walls) Baldinger of Brighton, Michigan. Vic lived in Brighton the past 5 years, although he lived most of his life in the Ann Arbor area, and was formerly of Trenary. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for various construction companies in the Ann Arbor area.

Besides his mother, a sister, Phyllis Lindner of Athens, Alabama; also nieces, nephews, and cousins survive him.

Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Friday evening from 5:00 until

8:OO p.m. Rev. Irene White will conduct a graveside service Saturday, September 22, 2001 at the Mathias Township Center in Trenary, Michigan at 11:00 a.m.

Jennie Ruuska

CHATHAM -- Jennie Ruuska, age 78, of E3564 Loudspur Road, Chatham, passed away quietly at her home. Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service. The funeral will be conducted on Monday, September 24, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sion Lutheran Church in Chatham. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bowerman Funeral Home.

Leonella "Sue" Larson

MUNISING -- Leonella "Sue " Larson, age 87, of N6X58 Connors Road, Munising, died on Wednesday, September l9, 2001 at 11:45 p.m. at the Munising Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 30, 1914 in Munising to the late Edward and Minnie (Beauparland) Montcalm. Sue graduated from Sacred Heart School and then from Wm. G. Mather High School in 1932. She worked briefly at the Munising Woodenware. Sue married Karl Larson on January 10, 1940. They were married over fifty-six years when he preceded her in death on March 10, 1996. Sue was a beautiful seamstress. She loved to sew, knit, crochet and embroider. She was a member of Munising's TOPS club and also enjoyed watching baseball and game shows, and going out for dinner. Her greatgrandchildren and grandchildren meant the world to her.

Sue is survived by her daughter - Pat (Bud) Morrison of Munising; grandchildren - Kevin Morrison, Chris Morrison, and Robb Morrison; great-grandchildren- Kris, Amber, Chelsey, Deidre, and Derek Morrison; brothers - Benedict Montcalm of Florida, Keith Montcalm of Newberry, and Theodore Montcalm of Newberry; sisters - Aurelia Hunt of Cheboygan, MI, Marie Kempainen of Detroit, and Ann Stahelin of Ludington, Ml; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and Karl, Sue was preceded in death by brothers, Gerald and Donald Montcalm, and a by sisters, Barbara Mattson and Eileen Sarrault.

Friends may call at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Deacon James E. Anderson will conduct the funeral service from the Bowerman Funeral Chapel on Saturday, September 22, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising.

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