Obituaries

Laila Niemi
B: 1928-02-24
D: 2018-08-07
View Details
Niemi, Laila
Wilbert Wainio
B: 1949-01-21
D: 2018-08-06
View Details
Wainio, Wilbert
James "Eli" Frantti
B: 1940-12-29
D: 2018-08-06
View Details
Frantti, James "Eli"
John Hrebec
B: 1960-01-11
D: 2018-08-04
View Details
Hrebec, John
Anna Anttila
B: 1932-12-08
D: 2018-08-02
View Details
Anttila, Anna
Jeff Percifield
D: 2018-08-01
View Details
Percifield, Jeff
Annette Gagnon
B: 1937-08-17
D: 2018-07-29
View Details
Gagnon, Annette
Patricia MacQueen
B: 1916-03-29
D: 2018-07-21
View Details
MacQueen, Patricia
Verna Daavettila
B: 1933-03-20
D: 2018-07-13
View Details
Daavettila, Verna
Joyce Huhta
B: 1927-06-12
D: 2018-06-29
View Details
Huhta, Joyce
Paul McKinstry
B: 1936-04-05
D: 2018-06-28
View Details
McKinstry, Paul
William Apger
B: 1933-02-12
D: 2018-06-21
View Details
Apger, William
Anna Miettinen
B: 1932-10-28
D: 2018-06-17
View Details
Miettinen, Anna
Dan Harter
B: 1969-03-21
D: 2018-06-14
View Details
Harter, Dan
Clayton Mugford
B: 1940-12-21
D: 2018-06-09
View Details
Mugford, Clayton
Alden Juntunen
B: 1936-09-24
D: 2018-06-08
View Details
Juntunen, Alden
Diane Isola
B: 1938-07-30
D: 2018-06-06
View Details
Isola, Diane
Mark Heikkinen
B: 1956-06-28
D: 2018-06-05
View Details
Heikkinen, Mark
Eva Komula
B: 1922-08-02
D: 2018-06-04
View Details
Komula, Eva
Arthur Wheeler
B: 1930-09-02
D: 2018-05-27
View Details
Wheeler, Arthur
Paul Brewer
B: 1940-12-19
D: 2018-05-26
View Details
Brewer, Paul

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
26090 Pine Street
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
Fax: (906) 337-4699

Who You Should Call First

It really depends on how and where the death occurred. Where a death has been anticipated, call your attending physician.

If the death is unexpected, call emergency services first. If there are no emergency services or doctor available in your area, or you are concerned or uncertain about the circumstances surrounding a death, contact your local coroner’s office or the Office of the Chief Coroner.

The other first calls you should make include:

1. The funeral home
2. Immediate family members
3. Employers
4. Your Pastor
5. Your close friends

When you think about it, these calls are being made for two distinct reasons:

  • To notify the authorities and obtain assistance in dealing with the body
  • To notify the social circle, and gather family and friends together for support

Naturally the first of those reasons takes priority, because it is your responsibility to care for your loved one. In fact, we think of this as one of the final acts of love that you can take. Placing their body in the care of professionals can be a relief, and will give you the space to make those calls involved in the second category of outreach: the purely social notifications that will surround you with support.

The death of a loved one can make us feel numb and ineffective. If this is the case for you, and you'd like additional advice about who to call, and when, reach out to us. We’ll be pleased to be your ally during this difficult time.