Tag: Tribe

Michael Burton

Michael (Mike) Lukas Burton, 67, died on Oct. 1, 2020, at War Memorial Hospital.  He was born in Detroit, Mich., on Feb. 11, 1953. Mike was the third child born to John and Ava (Voit) Burton but the first child to be born in the United States. His father had […]

Deborah Kellis

Deborah (Debbie) Ann Kellis, age 66, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning, September 26, 2020, at War Memorial Hospital.       Deborah was born in Saginaw, Michigan on September 29, 1953, the daughter of John Sparks and the late Isabelle (Martin) Sparks.  She graduated […]

Leo Berkland

Leo Edward Berkland, age 58, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away late Wednesday evening, September 23, 2020, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital. Leo was born on February 27, 1962, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the son of the late Alfred and Evelyn (Aikens) Berkland.  He attended Sault High School […]

Mary Snider

Mary Kay Snider, 76, of Sugar Island, MI passed away Sunday September 20, 2020 at her home. She was born May 15, 1944 in Denver, Colorado to John and Catherine (McFarland) Beadle. Mary Kay was a cheerleader in high school and graduated from Stephens College for Women in Columbia, MO […]

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 […]

Richard McFarlane, Sr

Richard Owen McFarlane Sr., of St. Ignace, Michigan, passed away early Tuesday morning, August 11, 2020 at his home, following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan on October 7, 1946 to Owen and Elda (Pemble) McFarlane. Richard grew up in St. Ignace and graduated from […]

Derek Lehre

Derek Andrew “Diggit” Lehre, age 32, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away early Sunday morning, July 26, 2020, at War Memorial Hospital. Derek was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on February 29, 1988.  Derek attended Sault High School and was a member of the Sault Tribe.  He worked […]