Tag: sault ste marie

Child Kidnapper Sentenced to Prison

SAULT STE MARIE, MI – Dale Pavlat Sr. was sentenced on August 31, 2021 to 7-30 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections for kidnapping a special-needs, non-verbal child last year. On April 29, 2020 the child wandered from her home and law enforcement and the community came together to […]

Mary A Kibble

Mary A. Kibble, age 95, of Sault Ste Marie, Michigan passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at the Hospice of the EUP Hospice House. Mary was born on September 20, 1925, in Sault Ste. Marie, MI to the late Frank and Mary (Puii) Gilbert. Mary was a member of […]

Fred Bryner

Fred Dean Bryner, age 76, of Hessel, Michigan, died on August 22, 2021, at his home in Hessel, surrounded by his family. Fred was born on May 3, 1945, in Flint, Michigan, to Harry Lloyd and Lorena June (Harris) Bryner and was raised on a farm in Hillsdale County, Michigan. […]

Delta Variant Found in Chippewa County

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. – Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD) received a report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant has been identified in ChippewaCounty. Delta is more than twice as contagious as previous variants, is driving the increase in cases in Michigan and […]

Ronald “Ronnie Joe” Bebee

Ronald Joseph “Ronnie Joe” Bebee, 56, of Lansing/Sault Ste Marie, Michigan passed away August 9, 2021, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Ronald was born on July 22, 1965, in Sault Ste. Marie, MI to the late Warren Bebee and Gloria (Libby) Warner.  Ronald enjoyed his time, with the Salvation Army. […]

Roger “Uncle Rog” James Land

Roger James Land – father, husband, grandfather, uncle, professor, poet, artist, dancer, golfer, master storyteller, renaissance man – left us on July 25, 2021 due to complications related to age and Parkinson’s disease. Roger was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1936 to Robert Curry Land and Violet Ethel Sams […]

Basel George Willis

Basel George Willis, age 92, of Barbeau, Michigan Walked On Saturday, July 31, 2021, at the Hospice House in Sault Ste Marie. Basel was born on November 23, 1928, on Neebish Island, Michigan to the late Joseph Nolan Sr. & Doris Willis.   On January 13, 1962, he married Betty Krull […]

Louis Kurtis

Dr. Louis Kurtis, age 93, passed peacefully at Besser Senior Living Community of Alpena, Michigan, on July 27, 2021. He was born on June 17, 1928, in Hamtramck, Michigan, to Louis A. and Mary (Zwolinski) Kurtis. Lou’s academic career took him from Cass High to Michigan Tech (Sault Branch) and […]