Obituaries

Kurtis Robert Bruni

Kurtis Robert Bruni, age 33, of Kent, Washington, died unexpectedly on September 14, 2020. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to parents Orlando and Tina (Selon) Bruni on August 1, 1987. Kurtis grew up in Pickford and graduated from Sault High School with the class of 2006. He […]

Donna Cottelit

Donna Marie Cottelit with her children at her side she went to be with the Lord on September 15, 2020, at the age of 81. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie Michigan on March 27, 1939 to Calvin and Anna White. She was predeceased by her parents and five […]

Roy Martin

Roy Charles Martin “Sr.”, age 88, born February 11, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, passed away peacefully at his home on Drummond Island on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, where he lived with his wife of 29 years, Judi Bailey Martin. Roy grew up in Detroit and graduated from De La Salle […]

Donna Bailey

Donna Mae Bailey, age 86, of Drummond Island, Michigan, passed away on September 7, 2020. She was born March 9, 1934 in Alpena, Michigan, daughter of Russell and Olive Socia. Donna was raised on Drummond Island with two brothers and four sisters. She has been a lifelong resident of Drummond […]

Rita Spencer

Rita June Spencer, age 96, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Wednesday evening, September 9, 2020, at War Memorial Hospital. Rita was born on June 18, 1924, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the daughter of the late Anthony and Florentine (Piche) VanDusen.  She graduated from Sault High School with […]

Elaine B Sampsell

Elaine B. Sampsell of McMillan MI, entered into eternal life on Sunday August 30th at The Robins Nest in Newberry, MI surrounded by her family. Elaine was born in Watersmeet MI on November 20th 1936 to the late Edward and Bessie Dellies. It was there she met her husband Wilbur […]

George Mindel

George William (Bill) Mindel, age 85, of Goetzville, MI, died September 9, 2020 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Bill was born on December 14, 1934, in Petoskey, MI, the son of Frank and Ruby Mindel. He went on to meet and marry Edna Lorraine Kaufman in […]

Beverly Ann Honkanen

Beverly Ann Honkanen, 87, died Monday, August 31, 2020 in Cedarville, MI. Born on May 17, 1933 in Saginaw, MI to the late Charles and Bernice Riffel, her large family consisted of six amazing brothers, Jim, Bruce, George, Dick, Larry, and Tom, and one beautiful sister, Mary Agnes Green. Upon […]

Patrick “Jim” Durm

Patrick James “Jim” Durm, age 66, of St. Ignace, Michigan, died Thursday, September 3, 2020, at his home. He was born December 29, 1953, in Niles, Michigan, to Thomas Patrick and Fern Genevieve (Huyck) Durm. Jim grew up in Niles where he graduated from Niles High School in 1972. He […]

Gabrielle and Hellmuth Kornmueller

Mrs. Gabrielle (Gay) and Dr. Hellmuth Kornmueller, long-time married couple and residents of Sault Ste Marie, passed away peacefully on May 30th and August 21st of 2020, respectively. Survivors include a nephew, Michael Peyser of Hoffman Estates, IL; three nieces, Lisa Peyser of Waterford, MI; Ruth Walker of Rochester Hills, […]