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Menominee County Journal Obituaries | Week of April 14, 2011

Menominee County Journal Obituaries | Week of April 14, 2011
Raymond Berger PDF Print E-mail
Raymond F. Berger, 94, Wilson, died April 8, 2011, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba.

He was born Jan. 3, 1917, in Gourley Township, the son of Arthur and Anne (Rhode) Berger. On Aug. 15, 1940, Raymond married Irene DePas in Gourley Township. Raymond worked his en tire life farming and logging and enjoyed being in the woods. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wilson. He also served on the Stephenson Marketing Cooperative Board for many years and served on the board of directors for REA for 38 years.

He is survived by his wife; children, Russell (Jean) Berger, Wilson, Beverly (David) Postler, Wilson, and Nancy (Paul) Larsen, Lansing; sister, Mabel Sandahl, Minnesota; brothers, Howard (Adeline) Berger, Wilson, and Ralph (Leone) Berger, Carney, five grand children and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Florian Berger and Clarence Berger.

Visitation and funeral were held April 12 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wilson, with Pastor Paul Larsen officiating. Burial was in the Wilson Seventh-day Adventist Church Cemetery. The Crawford Funeral Homes assisted the Berger family.
Rosemary Cooper PDF Print E-mail
Rosemary Jane Cooper, 77, Menominee died April 6, 2011, at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette.

Rosemary Ryan was born June 20, 1933, in Menominee to the late William and Mae (LaCanne) Ryan. Rosemary married Thomas Cooper July 6, 1956, in Menominee. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. She cherished time spent at home with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband; four sons, Tom (Jenny Molitor) Cooper, Duane (Kelly) Cooper, Todd (Lisa) Cooper and Scott (Lori) Cooper; 10 grandchildren; two great-grand children and one sister, Nancy LaFond, all of Menominee; one sister-in-law, Dolores Ryan, Carney, nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Funeral services were held April 9, from the Lemieux-Thielen Funeral Home. Rev. Fr. Mike Chenier officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee. A memorial fund has been established in Rosemary's name.
Scott Dellisse PDF Print E-mail
Scott Timothy Dellisse, 31, Menominee, died April 6, 2011.

He was born Oct. 17, 1979, in Marinette, to William and Sandra (Lindquist) Dellisse. Scott graduated from Menominee High School, Class of 1999. He was an avid sports fan who especially loved baseball and football. Along with watching Cubs games at home, he attended many games and enjoyed being at the ball park. After baseball season, Scott cheered on his other team, the Green Bay Packers. Through all his medical issues and procedures, Scott never complained. He always thought about what he could do to make things easier on his family.

He is survived by his parents; one brother, Peter (Nina) Dellisse; his nephews, Keelan and Grant Dellisse; his paternal grandparents, Arlend and Loretta Dellisse, all of Menominee; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Patrick and Faye Lindquist and his Uncle Ron Barrett.

Mass of Christian Burial was offered April 9, at Resurrection Parish, Menominee. The Rev. Fr. Robb Jurkovich officiated assisted by Deacon Vincent Beckley. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee. The Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home assisted the family. A memorial fund has been established in Scott's name.
Joseph Eisele PDF Print E-mail
Joseph Herman Eisele, 79, Menominee, died April 7, 2011, at Roubal Care and Rehab Center, Stephenson.

Joseph was born July 30, 1931, in Elizabeth, NJ, to the late Herman J. and Leora (Devine) Eisele. On June 13, 1959, he married Lillian (Sigrid) Chandler in Morristown, NJ. On March 31, 1984, he married Therese Nantelle in Allentown, PA. Therese preceded him in death in July of 1997. Joseph was a bus driver for the New Jersey Transit for over 35 years. He also owned and operated a laundromat in Allentown for many years. He was a friend of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and enjoyed feeding and watching the birds in his yard.

He is survived by his daughter, Kathy (John) Nichols, Oneida, NY; and his son, John (fiancée, Karen Shreiner) Eisele, Gettysburg, PA; step-children, Judy (Mike) DuPont, Escanaba, Ronese Bach, Lori Gerrard and Tim Nantelle, all of Green Bay; two grandchildren; two sisters, Trudy (Randy) Dolce and Pauline (Allen) Raffey, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call April 19, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, from 10 to 11 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m., in the church with Father Corey Litzner officiating. Burial will be in Birch Creek Cemetery. Anderson Kell Funeral Home is serving the family.
June Hanson PDF Print E-mail
June Irene Hanson, 87, died April 7, 2011, at her residence in Roubal Care and Rehab Center.

June Jarrett was born May 22, 1923, in Libertyville, IL to Gus and Ethel (Casey) Jarrett. June attended several elementary and secondary schools during her early childhood and graduated from Stephenson High School in 1941. On Oct. 10, 1942, June married Norbert Hanson on the family farm in Wallace. Together, they raised a family and owned and ran Hanson's Standard Service in Wallace. She was an active member of the community throughout her life, helping and giving of her self and her time wherever needed. She was a long-time, active member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Wallace where she taught Sunday school, was active in the activities of ladies of the church and sang in the choir. Through the years, she served as a Cub Scout Den Mother, Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Member and American Cancer Society Fund Raising Coordinator.

She is survived by four children, Linda, Dennis (Mary), Dean (Wendy) and Debra (Tom) Fowler; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one sister, Vivian Porras, brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents and her sister, Mildred.

Visitation was at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson. Funeral was held April, 11 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Wallace, Reverend Jon Schmidt officiated. Burial was in Mellen Township Cemetery. Family requests memorials be made to The American Cancer Society (Barb Palzewic Hope Memorial), Alzheimer's Research or Gethsemane Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
Lillie Schock PDF Print E-mail
Lillie M. Schock, 95, Negaunee, MI, died April 8, 2011, at Marquette County Medical Care Facility, Ishpeming, where she had been a patient for eight days.

She was born Dec. 4, 1915, in Negaunee, to the late Erland and Hilda (Ritakorpi) Vienola. She was a 1933 graduate of Negaunee High School. She was employed as a private secretary to the general superintendent of DSSA RR (later Soo Line), retiring in 1977 after 32 years of service. She was an avid reader, especially ancient history, and an animal and nature lover, enjoying their farm in Wallace, as well as the hunting acreage in Carney. Other interests included traveling to Sweden, Russia, Finland, Hawaii, Greece and the Caribbean. Lillie was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and its Abigail Circle, the Ladies of Kaleva, and learned the Finnish language from Tanya Stanaway.

She is survived by step-sons, Robert (Kathy) Schock, Ohio, and Larry Schock, Duluth, MN, nephews, nieces, and great-nieces and four step-grand children. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Louis Airaudi in 1945 during WWII, and John Schock in 1993; brothers, Theodore, William and Leslie; and nephews, Leslie, Jr., and Raymond.

Funeral services were held April 13, at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Marcia Solberg officiating. Pallbearers were Bob Hart, William Vienola, John Lahti, Mark Waara, Robert Schock and Matt Schock. Interment was in Negaunee Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Perala Funeral Home assisted the family.

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