June 01, 1930 - - September 09, 2017
Quinnesec-Richard J. Recla, 87, of Quinnesec, Mich., passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain, Mich.
He was born June 1, 1930, in Breitung Township, Mich., son of the late James and Louise (Tippet) Recla. At a young age, Richard entered the United States Army during WWII and later the Korean War. He was honorably discharged ...
July 08, 1925 - - September 07, 2017
L’Anse-Franklin E. Sonderegger, 92, of L’Anse, Mich., passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center, Iron Mountain, Mich.
He was born July 8, 1925, in Midland, Mich., son of the late Jacob and Lena (Publeo) Sonderegger. Franklin grew up in Midland and before graduating high school, entered the United States Army, serving in WWII during ...
November 26, 1923 - - August 28, 2017
Robert J. “Chet” Person, age 93, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away Monday, August 28, 2017, at the Corinthian Assisted Living in Chandler, Ariz., after a brief illness.
He was born in Iron Mountain, Mich., on November 26, 1923, son of the late Olaf and Amanda (Swanson) Person. Chet grew up in Iron Mountain, Mich., and graduated from Iron Mountain High School, Class o ...
April 27, 1954 - - March 26, 2017
Gary William Hooper passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 62 on March 26, 2017, in the Iron Mountain Michigan Veterans Hospital.
Gary was born in Stambaugh, Mich., on April 27, 1954, son of William and Marcille Hooper. He grew up with three sisters and two nieces. While growing up he spent much of his time in upper Michigan with a short period of time in Idaho. He ...
December 16, 1951 - - December 18, 2016
Escanaba - James “Wheels” VanderWeele died on December 18, 2016 at age 65 from liver cancer. James grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended St. Stephens School, Catholic Central High School, and GRJC before enlisting and serving with the US Army Military Police. He spent most of the past twenty years in the Upper Peninsula as a mechanic, addictions counselor, and hus ...