Dora (Calibani) Yanni peacefully passed away at Pathways Retirement
Home on Sunday, April 1, 2001 in her 84th year. Wife of the late Chester.
Beloved mother of Virginia (Don) D'Orazio, Disma (Judy), Patrick (Marilyn),
Joe (Toni), Chester (Kelly) all of Sault Ste. Marie and Bette Drow (Gary)
of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Cherished grandmother of Daniella D'Orazio,
Phillip and Lindsey Drow, Michael, Joanne, Dustin, Charlie, Natalie, Danielle
and Devon Yanni, Disma Jr. (Claudette), Danny (Kim), Terry (Paula), Denise
(Dave) and Tracy (Mark). Great-grandmother of six. Beloved sister of Ethel
Fedeli (Vince). Dora will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mother-in-law of Rose, Marlene and Evie. Friends may call at the Arthur
Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral mass
will be celebrated at St. Jerome's Church at 2 p.m. Rev. Hamish Currie
will officiate. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
A special thank you to Dr. Turgeon for his many years of loving care.
Ellen E. Stevenson, 91, a former resident of Pickford, Michigan passed
away at 4:22 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2001 at the Parkplace Assisted Living
Centre in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Ellen was born in Sterlingville, Michigan on August 17, 1909. She was
an elementary school teacher for 28 years, retiring in 1972 from Midland
Public Schools where she receive the teacher of the year award.
She was a member of the Pickford Presbyterian Church of Pickford, Michigan
and was the Community Days Bell during the Pickford Community Days in 1975.
She enjoyed her church, family and crocheting.
She is survived by one son, Dr. Paul H. (Pat) Stevenson of Portage,
Mich.; and two grandsons, Scott Stevenson a student of Loyola University
Medical School in Chicago, Illinois and Mark Stevenson a student at University
of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Stevenson on December
9, 1990; two brothers, Jack Hill and Rollie Hill; three sisters, Florence
Cottle, Margaret Daley and Agnes Lordson Hallead; and her parents, Henry
and Jemima Hill.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 4 from 6 until 9 p.m. at
the Reamer Funeral Home in Pickford, Mich.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 5 at 11 a.m. at the
funeral home with Rev. Laura Stellmon officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn
Memorials may be left to the Hospice of ones choice.
Leona Cole, 87, a resident of Drummond Island, Michigan for the past
three years, passed away at 12:45 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2001 at Tendercare
in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
Leona was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on September 5, 1913. She
was a previous resident of Detroit, Michigan and had lived in Belleville,
Michigan for 25 years before moving to Drummond Island, Michigan in 1998.
She was a member of the September Day Senior Citizens Club of Belleville,
Michigan and enjoyed square dancing for 25 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Sonia M. (Malcolm) Barber and Audrey
Ivy both of Drummond Island; one son, Norman James Fargo of Newport, Michigan;
15 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren;
one niece, Gloria Lesczynski; and one nephew, Richard Trzeinski both of
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Cole in 1962; a special
friend, Sam Cohen in 1987; one brother; and three sisters.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, April 4 at 1 p.m. at the
Reamer Funeral Home in Pickford, Mich. with Pastor Raejoy Laakonen officiating.
Interment will be private.
Arrangements are being handled by the Reamer Funeral Home of Pickford,
Kevin G. Norton of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Monday, April
2, 2001 at War Memorial Hospital. He was born June 30, 1963 at Patchogque,
He dearly loved his son and enjoyed taking him fishing. He also loved
to hunt and fish.
He is survived by parents, Charles and Monica (Vinecki) Norton of Sault
Ste. Marie; special friend, Patty Fockler of Sault Ste. Marie; one son,
Kevin Norton, Jr. of Sault Ste. Marie; two grandmothers, Iva Norton and
Gertrude Wheeler both of Gaylord; two brothers, Chuck (Kim) Norton, Jr.
of Sault Ste. Marie and Doug Norton of Sault Ste. Marie; two sisters, Kathy
(Steve) Waybrant of Wayland, and Karen (Frank) Storey of Sault Ste. Marie;
and seven nieces and nephews, Doug Norton, Jr., Danielle Norton, Mike Waybrant,
Danny Storey, Christin Norton, Tom Waybrant, and Holly Storey.
A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, April 4, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's
Clark Bailey Newhouse is handling arrangements.
WARNER, EARL, 90, of St. Ignace, Mich. died early this morning, April
3, 2001 at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care. Arrangements are incomplete,
and handled by Dodson Funeral Home, St. Ignace.
McPHERSON, ARCHIE, 51, of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. passed away April
2, 2001 at War Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time,
but will be announced by Hovie Funeral Home.
JACOBSON, SHELLIE D., 38, of Traverse City, Mich. passed away April
2, 2001. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, but will be announce
by Hovie Funeral Home.
Matthew Ian Brunk, 19, of DeTour, Michigan passed away early Saturday
morning, August 4, 2001 as a result of an automobile accident. Matthew
was born in Neenah, Wisconsin on April 21, 1982. He had an absolutely pure
love for life and people, young and old, male and female. Matthew was a
special child and touched the lives of everyone he knew. He loved the game
of basketball and while attending DeTour High School, played varsity basketball
for three years. Matt graduated from DeTour High School in the year 2000
with many honors, awards and scholarships. He was a member of the National
Honor Society and played all sports for his school. Matt was employed by
Construction Services of Drummond Island and also was employed by the EUPTA
on the DeTour-Drummond Island Ferry. After high school, Matthew became
seriously involved with his love of golf and excelled.
He is survived by his mother, Ann Marie Brunk of DeTour Village; his
father, Michael Charles Brunk of Ortonville, Mich.; a sister, Colleen (Lee)
Stilwell and a niece, Andrea Stilwell of Lapeer; and his sweetheart, Rachael
Morrison of Pickford.
He is also survived by his grandmother, Viola Marie LeLievre of Sault
Ste. Marie; aunts and uncles, Merrie and Randall Nelson of Sault Ste. Marie,
Philip (Buck) LeLievre of Clearwater, Fla., Carol (Bill) Malette of Sault
Ste. Marie, Raphael Brunk of Madison Heights, Patricia (Kent) Rasmussen
of Apollo Beach, Fla., Theresa Von Brunk of Apollo Beach, Fla., and Gloria
Von Brunk of Apollo Beach, Fla.; and cousins, Anthony LeLievre of Sault
Ste. Marie and Joe LeLievre of Cadillac, Mich.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 7 from 3 until 5 p.m. and
from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Reamer Funeral Home in Pickford. Funeral services
will be held on Wednesday, August 8 at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic
Church in DeTour Village with Father Ben Paris and Mr. Doug DeGood officiating.
Burial will be in Oaklawn Chapel Gardens.
Memorials may be left to the DeTour Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Bobby "Bob-O" W. Glasser, 17, of DeTour Village, Michigan passed away
early Saturday morning, August 4, 2001 as a result of an automobile accident.
Bobby was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on August 18, 1983 and spent
his first five years of life in Conneaut, Ohio, moving to DeTour Village
in 1988. Bobby attended DeTour High School where he was active in football,
basketball and drama class. He graduated in 2001 with honors with a silver
cord. Bobby was accepted by and planned to attend Northern Michigan University
in Marquette in Fall, 2001. Bobby was employed by Anderson Construction
for the past two summers on Drummond Island. He loved water sports, jet
skiing, boating, knee-boarding and water-skiing. Bobby was a member of
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in DeTour Village, Mich.
Bobby is survived by his parents, Alex and Linda Fisher of DeTour Village,
and Dennis and Lisa Glasser of Conneaut, Ohio; a brother, Dennis Glasser
of Conneaut, Ohio; three sisters, Claire Savoie of Sault Ste. Marie, Cory
Hall of DeTour Village, and Autumn Glasser of Conneaut, Ohio; two step-sisters,
Jessica (Eric) Fountain of Sault Ste. Marie, and Michele Fisher of Hollywood,
Calif.; and a step-brother, Kyle Fisher of DeTour Village. He is also survived
by his grandparents, Audrey and Bill Hawkins of DeTour Village, Dolores
Fisher of Drummond Island, and Ellen Glasser of Conneaut, Ohio; and many
aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 6 from 7 until 9 p.m. at
the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in DeTour Village, Michigan. Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Tuesday, August 7 at 11 a.m. at the church with
Father Ben Paris, Father Mathew Perumpally and Father Jerry Nowacki, celebrants.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be left to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the DeTour
Village Ambulance Corps.
Arrangements are being handled by the Reamer Funeral Home of Pickford,
NEVINS, PATICIA KAY, 49, of 13200 South Mackinac Trail, Dafter, Michigan
passed away August 4, 2001. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced
by the Reamer Funeral Home of Pickford, Mich.
Eleanor "Allie" Heuer, 76, of M-129 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed
away unexpectedly at 4:13 a.m. on November 23, 2001 at War Memorial Hospital.
Allie was born in Belleville, Michigan on March 3, 1925 and was a previous
resident of Farmington Hills, Michigan moving to the Upper Peninsula in
1975. She retired from War Memorial Hospital after working for 17 years
in the food service in 1994 and continued working in food service for Wal-Mart
in Sault Ste. Marie until 1998.
Allie was a member of the Donaldson Presbyterian Church and enjoyed
the outdoors, flower gardening, bowling, golfing, the cottage at Maple
Point on Munuscong Bay and her being with many friends and grandchildren.
Survivors include her high school sweetheart, Danny L. Heuer whom she
married on August 22, 1945 in Belleville, Mich.; one sons, Daniel (Theresa)
Heuer of Brimley; one daughter, Gail Mae Heuer of South Lyons; six grandchildren,
Jason and Jennifer Johnson, Misty (Duane) Barbeaux, Bridget, Megan and
Heather Heuer; three great-grandchildren, Kiah, Kaden and Alora Barbeaux;
and one brother, James Scharer of Belleville.
She was preceded in death by one son, Richard A. Heuer on May 31, 1997;
two brothers, Harold and Robert Scharer; two sisters, Evelyn Scharer and
Dorothy Uchman; and her parents, Henry and Merty Scharer.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 25 from 4 until 8 p.m.
at the Reamer Funeral Home in Pickford, Mich.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 26 at 11 a.m. at
the Reamer Funeral Home with Rev. LeRoy Case officiating. Burial will be
in Oaklawn Chapel Gardens in Bruce Township.
Viola C. Bernard, 92, of Greenville formerly of the Sault Ste. Marie,
Michigan area passed away Thursday, November 22, 2001 at the home of her
granddaughter, Audrey and (Larry) Staffen who were taking care of her.
She was born September 6, 1909 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the daughter
of Pete and (Rose) LaVictor.
She is survived by her daughters, Lois Cooper and Donald Steele of
Pickford, Anna and (Bob) Smith of Saginaw, Carol and (Cliff) Roy of Lakeview,
Mary Parcher and Mike Farrell of Stanton, Rosemarie and (Clarence) Reynolds
of Lakeview; sons, Stanley and (Alice) Bernard of Flint, Robert and (Marlene)
Bernard of Corunna and Ruben and (Barbara) Bernard of Sault Ste. Marie;
several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her sister, Matilda Cody of Sault Ste. Marie; sisters-in-law,
Rose LaVictor of Pickford, Ella LaVictor of Barbeau and Eleanor LaVictor
Her husband, John V. preceded her in death on November 6, 1972. She
was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sault Ste. Marie.
Services will be Monday at 12 noon at the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville
with visitation from 10 a.m. until the service time on Monday. Burial will
be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Cemetery in Barbeau, Mich.
Mary M. (McLean) Cryderman, 92, of Dafter and Sault Ste. Marie passed
away Sunday, November 25, 2001 in Sault Ste. Marie. She was born December
26, 1908 in Bruce Township to the late Hugh and Margaret (Currie) McLean.
Mary was a homemaker, baker and cook. At her home, the Holiday Inn and
Bruce Township School were some of the places she worked as a cook. Mary
was a life member of the Senior Citizen Club.
Mary is survived by four sons, Charles Newton (Julie) Cryderman of
Sault Ste. Marie, Joseph B. (Irene) Cryderman of Dafter, Paul B. (Shirley)
Cryderman of Sault Ste. Marie, and James F. (Carol) Cryderman of Cedarville;
three daughters, Sadie (the late Kenneth) Sibbald of Sault Ste. Marie,
Dorothy (Alton E.) Hoffman of Rainier, Ore. and Betty (John) Tominac of
Raber; one daughter-in-law, Pat Cryderman of Sault Ste. Marie; one sister,
Alda Jean Goetz of Sault Ste. Marie; 30 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren;
and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Basil E. Cryderman (1974); one son, William Hugh Cryderman;
two brothers, Chester and Clarence McLean; and one sister, Lucille Pokorny
preceded Mary in death.
Mary will be dearly missed.
Visitation is Monday, November 26 from 5 until 9 p.m. at Clark Bailey
Newhouse Funeral Home. Funeral service are to be held Tuesday, November
27, 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Roy Case officiating. Final
resting place will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Iva E. (Suggitt) Curtis, 97, a lifelong educator and resident of Sault
Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away on January 29, 2002 at War Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 30, 1905 in Bruce Township, the daughter of Anne and
Iva was educated in rural schools and was a 1921 graduate of Sault
Ste. Marie High School. Mrs. Curtis then went on to earn a Bachelor of
Science degree from Western Michigan University in 1944 and in 1953 received
a master's degree from the University of Michigan. Further, Iva completed
post-graduate work in special education at Eastern Michigan University.
She taught for 46 years in Chippewa County Schools. The schools included
seven years in rural schools, 14 years at Garfield Elementary School, and
25 years as a teacher in the orthopedic department at the Malcolm School.
In addition, Iva spent her summers for 14 years as an educator at Bay Cliff
Mrs.Curtis was an extremely active participant in her community. Iva
was a lifetime member of Central United Methodist Church. She also devoted
herself to the Business and Professional Womens Club (B.P.W.) since 1930,
ardently supported Bay Cliff Health Camp since 1940 and was inducted to
the Delta Kappa Gamma Society in 1939 as a charter member. Other professional
memberships Iva contributed to include: United Cerebral Palsy Association,
Physically Impaired Association of Michigan, National Education Association,
Michigan Education Association, Classroom Teachers Association, Council
for Exceptional Children, Easter Seals, 4-H clubs, Soo Sheltered Workshop,
University of Michigan Alumni Club, People to People, and the Chippewa
County Historical Society.
Because of her dedication and willingness to give, Iva was recognized
for several honors. In 1966, Sault Ste. Marie Rotary Club had "Iva Curtis
Day", and the Malcolm School Parent Teacher Association sponsored a "This
is your life" night for her special service. In 1968, the Four Horseman
radio show gave a "Salute to Iva Curtis". In 1978, the Physically Impaired
Association of Michigan presented Iva with a Cerificate of Recognition
for her distinguished service to handicapped persons. The Delta Kappa Gamma
society also bestowed Mrs. Curtis as a "Woman of Distinction".
Iva was predeceased by her parents, Anne and William Curtis; her husband,
Herbert Curtis in 1993; a sister, Florence; and two brothers, Bailey and
She is survived by two nephews, Oren (Phyllis) Suggitt of Sault Ste.
Marie, Michigan and Carl Suggitt of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Also surviving
are brother, Lorne Edward and Dear Friend, Shirley Edward and many cousins
that Iva loved very much.
Visitation will be held on Thurdsday, January 31 from 3 until 5 p.m.
and then from 7 until 9 p.m. at Hovie Funeral Home. Funeral services will
be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 1 at Central United Methodist Church
with Reverend John Hamilton officiating. Interment will be at Oaklawn Chapel
In lieu of flowers memorials may be left to Bay Cliff Health Camp.
Leona Burgess, 74, of Trout Lake died Tuesday evening at Marquette
General Hospital following a seven month battle with cancer. She was born
in Trout Lake on July 27, 1927. Her parents were Thomas and Grace (McMillan)
Spencer. She graduated from Rudyard High School in 1944. On October 10,
1945, she married Wilfred R. Burgess and he died December 24, 1985.
She worked for Ellis Motel and Restaurant, worked in housekeeping for
motels and raised a family of six. She was a member of the Trout Lake Womens
Club, and past President of the Citizens Involvement in Trout Lake.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas of Trout Lake and Sean of Lansing;
four daughters, Daune (Charles) Bellant of Otisville, Mich., Betsy (Calvin)
Mills of Trout Lake, Janis Burgess of Menominee, and Laurie (Jerry) Ball
of Trout Lake; one brother, Merlin (Betty) Spencer of Trout Lake; and a
sister, Lila (Don) Noha of Trout Lake; and eight grandchildren.
A brother preceded her in death in 1997.
Friends may call on Friday evening at Dodson Funeral Home, St. Ignace
from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the
funeral home with Pastor Chip Jones of Grace Brethren Church in Ozark officiating.
Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Trout Lake.
Mary C. Guiney, 56, of Big Rapids, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, died
Tuesday, January 29, 2002, at the Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing.
She was born June 18, 1945, in Sault Ste. Marie, the daughter of James
and Catherine (McAree) Sherry, and graduated from Sault Loretto High School
in 1963. In 1967, she earned her B.A. in English from Northern Michigan
In 1969, she married Roger L. Guiney, and they moved to Big Rapids
in 1976. For 10 years, she taught part-time in the English Department at
Ferris State University. In 1990, they established the firm of Roger L.
Mary Kay was a member of St. Paul's Campus Parish in Big Rapids, where
she was active in the music ministry. She was a member and past president
of the Mecosta County General Hospital Auxiliary, and a current member
of the MCGH Foundation Board of Trustees. She was also an active member
of the National Alliance for Mental Health, and was very involved with
the Big Rapids High School Sports Boosters and Hockey Boosters.
Surviving are her husband; four children, Catherine (Matthew) Smith
of Minneapolis, Minn., Brian (Marty) Guiney, Karen Guiney, and Jeff Guiney
all of Big Rapids; three grandsons, Nicholas, Benjamin and Gabriel; one
sister, Ann (John) Angiolillo of Syracuse, N.Y.; two brothers, James (Linda)
Sherry of Lansing, John (Jeri) Sherry of Sault Ste. Marie; and many nieces
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday,
February 2, at St. Paul's Campus Parish, with Father Tom Page officiating.
Her family will greet friends at the church from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday,
with a Scripture Service beginning at 5:30 p.m.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the National
Cancer Institute or St. Paul's Campus Parish.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Rogers-Mohnke Funeral Home, Big Rapids.
Mary M. Loveless, 82, of Waterford, Michigan, went home to be with
the Lord on May 7, 2002.
Mrs. Loveless graduated from Sault Area High School in 1938, and received
the Lord Jesus Christ as her savior in 1950. She married Arthur Loveless
Mrs. Loveless was a long time member of Grace Baptist Church, formerly
Sunny Vale Chapel.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Hanna Franks, and
Mrs. Loveless is survived by her husband, Arthur; and beloved children:
Thomas (Nancy) Loveless of Colorado, Timothy (Marcy) Loveless of Mississippi,
James (Valerie) Loveless of Waterford, Mich. and Marveen Loveless of Waterford,
Mich.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held on May 10, at the Riverside Chapel of Simpson-Modetz
Funeral Home in Waterford, Mich. with Pastor Billy Gotcher officiating.
Interment took place at Crescent Hills Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Grace Baptist Church Missionary Fund.
William A. Wynn, 84, of Swartz Creek, Mich. passed away on Thursday,
May 30, 2002 at Argentine Care Center after a brave fight with Parkinson's
Mr. Wynn was born on June 2, 1917 in Pickford, Mich. the son of Austin
and Edith G. (Caldwell) Wynn. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in
the South Pacific, earning a Purple Heart.
On June 7, 1953, he married Betty Pfeifer. Mr. Wynn was a collector
of antique clocks.
Surviving are: daughters, Diane (Dale) Newsom and Darla Wynn; son,
Jeff (Tricia) Wynn; grandchildren: Tammy and Joshua Newsom; great-grandchildren,
Samantha and Calvin; brothers, Everett Wynn of Whitmore Lake, Mich. and
Raymond (Vi) Wynn of Pickford, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Frank
and Marie Pfeifer; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty.
The family would like to extend a special thank-you to the staff of
Argentine Care Center and IHS Hospice for their care and compassion.
A private memorial will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Flint Area Parkinson's Support
Group, 3945 Beecher Road, Flint, MI 48532.
George R. Moyer, 50, of 120 Bluewater Drive in Sault Ste. Marie, died
on May 28, 2002.
George was born on October 6, 1951 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
He served in the U.S. Army, and retired in June of 1991. His most recent
employer was Precision Edge Surgical Products Company in Sault, Mich.
He was an active member of the First United Presbyterian Church, and
a ASA umpire for Sault Men's Slowpitch Softball Association for several
He is survived by his wife Jan (Aldrich), as well as a daughter Jackie
(Bob) Rose of Troy, Ill. George is also survived by his parents, Donald
and Lois Moyer of Sault, Mich.; brother, Donald A. (Debbie) Moyer of South
Beloit, Ill.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Audrey and Charles Zane;
sister-in-law, Betty Aldrich; two granddaughters, Ashleigh Marie Rose and
Miranda Lynn Rose of Troy, Ill.; one grandson, Hayden Robert Rose of Troy,
Ill.; an aunt, Patricia (Richard) Frick; an uncle, George (Helen) Klein;
and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 11 a.m. at First United
Presbyterian Church at 1901 John St. in Sault, Mich. Reverand David N.
Henderson will officiate.
Memorials may be left to First United Presbyterian Re-building Fund
in memory of George R. Moyer.
There will be a memorial service for Davey Miller, formerly of DeTour
on Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at 1 p.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran church in
Cedarville. Pastor Gordon Peters will officiate at the service. Davey Miller
died July 25, 2000 at McLaren Flint Hospice in Flint. Memorial contributions
may be made to McLaren Flint Hospice or the American Cancer Society.