May 31-05

Past-E-Mail: Cam Notes - 2005: May: May 31-05
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Photo by Sharon Smith

Mary Drew at Pasty Central on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 03:10 am:

At the end of each month we honor the memory of loved ones and friends who have left us too soon. Holding these folks in remembrance gives us all a feeling of tranquillity, as in this beautiful U.P. sun scene.

Margaret Dextrom
John Fraki
Edward T. Glowacki, MD
Herman Gundlach
Joseph Kalcich
Ann O'Leary
Gordie Peterson
Margaret M. Rowe
Paul Rutila
Father Edward J. Wenzel
Servicemen and women who
died defending our freedom

Feel free to post the name of someone you'd like to add to the list and share a reminiscence in their memory.
By T... MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 05:44 am:

Sheila Snell gone but never forgoten

By yooperwannabe/richmond on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 05:44 am:

Susan Simpson
Robert Simpson
Suzanne Spruytte
Joe Berry
Sue Berry
Snowball, our dog
John, "Mr. Bud" Vargo
Donna Karson

By Buchanan, MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 05:55 am:

Vera Schaber, 1912-2005. She will be missed by all that knew her.

By GJSTEOz. on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 06:35 am:

Christopher James King @ 43: One of the "Good Guys" from Tamarack Mills. DB Class of '79.

By Bruce-- Cordova, TN on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 07:01 am:

To all of the "Fallen Heroes" who have departed their families serving our Armed Forces. Thank You for Keeping America Safe.
God Bless

By Charlotte, Mishawaka, IN on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 07:24 am:

In memory of Don Rogers, my Dad. Left us May 27, 1990. Love and miss you Dad.

By Mary Jane Jolly on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 07:36 am:

In loving memory of Leo W Jolly who passed away May 31 1984. Missed by wife, daughter and family.

By maijaMI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 07:41 am:

I am interested in any information anyone has about Paul Rutila. My mother's father was a Rutila. Thanks

By Marsha, Genesee/Aura on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:24 am:

A beautifully appropriate picture from Sharon's deck! Continued prayers for you, Sharon.

By Richard now in Florida on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:26 am:

A beautiful scene. Bill would have appreciated it. I would add William Russell Sommers to those being remembered this month. He passed away May 13, 1993 and is missed by many.

By Chevysac, Displaced Mqt Native in Detro Metro on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:28 am:

In memory of Bonnie Crotty. A very unselfish hard working school teacher mom that loved her family and brought so much joy to middle school aged children in the Father Marquette School in Marquette. She fought her cancer head on and lost. She leaves a grown daughter Catherine and a loving husband Charles. God Bless!

By Dennis, Dearborn, MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:40 am:

Rich, John, Hiro, Bill, Sadie, Brie, Bailey, Chelsey, and Silky.

By joanne,mi on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:44 am:

In memory of my father bill balowaara who passed away too soon.may 24th the age of 49.
miss you joanne

By on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:12 am:

In memory of Nancy Kingston Jacka who passed away 10 years ago this month and to Victor C. Crawley whose Memorial Service is today in Eagle Harbor Michigan.

By Yooper in MN on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:18 am:

In memory of my grandfathers, Mala and Tapio. Also in memory of family friend Ray Wiig.

By Dar manton MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:19 am:

Remembering our brother in law and friend, Wayne Hartmann who left us in April 2004. He is missed so much by his loving family.

By Marg, Houghton, MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:26 am:

Remembering my Mother who passed away 37 years ago on the 28th of May, I was 15 and I missed so much of my life without her. She never got to see her Grandchildren, My son Graduated from Houghton on Sunday. Congratulations to the class of 2005 I wish them well and God bless all of them in the future.

Thanks to the hero's who keep this great land free for all of us.


By llmm on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:29 am:

In memory of John Wilson. He was a special person. He will be missed.

By Jim P/Vancouver-Wa on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:30 am:

The bridgecam reveals the beginning of a beautiful Copper Country day! To the memory of mom and dad, Margaret and William Pykonen.

By walter/clintontwp. on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:36 am:

Please remember the servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrafice for our country this month. William A Edens 29,Eric W Morris,Timothy C Kiser,Darren A DeBlanc 20,Charles S Cooper Jr.19,Ricky W Rockholt Jr.28,Robert W Murray Jr.21, Stephen W Frank 29,Ralph J Harting III 28,Tommy S Little 47,Clifford V Gadsden 25,Juan DeDios Garcia-Arana 27,Derrick J Lutters 24,John C Spahr 42,Kenya A Parker 26,Kelly C Hinz 30,John E McGee 36,Stephen P Saxton 24,William J Brooks 30,AAron N Cepeda SR.22,Lance T Graham 26,Michael V Postal 21,Dustin A Derga 24,MIchael A Marzano 28,Lawrence R Philippon 22,Richard P Schoener 22,Gary A Eckert Jr. 24,Jeffery L Wiener 32,Nicholas C Kirven 21,Anthony L Goodwin 33,Stephen P Baldwin 19,Taylor B Prazynski 20,Thor H Ingraham 24,Nicholas E Messmer 20,Marcus Mahdee 20,John M Smith 22,Wesley G Davids 20,Michael J Bordelon 37,John T Schmidt III. 21,Kenneth E Zeigler II.22,Andrew R Jodon 27,SAmuel T Castle 26,Steven R Givens 26,Kendall H Ivy II. 28,Travis W Anderson 28,Christopher R Dixon 18,Nicholas B Erdy 21,Jonathan W Grant 23,Jourdan L Grez 24,Charles C Gillican III. 35,Wesley R Riggs 19,Jacob M Simpson 24,Wyatt D Eisenhauer 26,Bernard L Sembly 25,Robin V Fell 22,Kurt D schamberg 26,Steven C Tucker 19,Joshua T Brazee 25,Kenneth J Schall 22,Benjamin C Morton 24,Kyle M Hemaur 21,Antwan L Walker 22,Brad A Wentz 21,Aaron N Seesan 25,Tyler L Creamean 21,Charles T Wilkerson 30,Peter J Hahn 31,Carl J Morgain 40,John B Ogburn III. 45,Christopher S Perez 30,Russell J Verdugo 34,David N Wimberg 24,Randy D Collins 36,Bryan E Barron 26,Audrey D Lunsford 29,Saburant Parker 43,Daniel R Varnado 23,Ricardo A Crocker 39,Alfred B Siler 33,Mark A Maida 22,Matthew S Lourey 40,Joshua M Scott 28, Phillip N Sayles 26,Albert E Smart 41, 1662 KIA, 12630 WIA.

By Steve in South Bend on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:40 am:

In MEMORY OF Madeline Van Vooren, the greatest Grandmother one could have.
Paul Saltzgaber, 23 years old is to early to leave this world.

By MissingdaUPinMN on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 09:58 am:

In loving memory of my father, Roger Ek, who passed away May 6, 1997. He is sadly missed by all who loved him.

By Alex, Cindy, and Joshua Tiensivu... Georgia on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:07 am:

In loving memory of our dear friend, Ben Harvey, who, nine years ago today, took his own life for reasons we will never understand. We will never forget you.

By Russ E. St. Clair county MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:25 am:

My dear mother-in-law Julie Holmes left us this past 17th of May 2 days before her 93rd birthday.
Retired librarian and prominent citizen of Roseville MI. She will be missed by many, especially her 2 daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. God Bless

By finngal fl on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:32 am:

In memory of my Mom who died on June 2, 1981, we miss you Mom

By WCW, Wa on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:35 am:

John Anton Wolkenhauer, May 1, 1974

Ebbite Annie Louella Lobb Wolkenhauer, May 31, 1980

By Pam Hancock MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:44 am:

In memory of my father, Bill Givens. We missed him at the wedding this weekend.

By shelly on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 12:02 pm:

Missing Grandma Harma-

By Paul in Chesterfield MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 12:14 pm:

Missing Joe Messina this memorial day. Great friend who passed 10/22/05 at age 25. We miss you Joe and look forward to seeing you again up there!

By WK on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 01:04 pm:

In memory of Jana Spacie Lowsma, 1936 - 2002.

By shelley on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 01:09 pm:

In memory of my brother Phillip Fernette, who God gave to us for a little while to enjoy, but called him back home at age 2.

This image is absolutely beautiful and awe inspiring!

By Cindy--Cent. Heights on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 01:14 pm:

In memory of my Grandparents Carl and Dora from Allouez. Grandma, I planted flowers at your grave yesterday. And Grandpa, your flag was blowing in the wind so proudly. Miss you both every day. Love, your Cindy Girl!!!

By Fran and family ,Ga on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 01:42 pm:

In loving memory of my husband Hal who left us on April 29th. We miss you so much but know you are in a better place. He would have loved this photo.

By Robert, IL on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 02:37 pm:

My Dad passed on the eleventh of this month, Gordon Lockhart Krause from Royal Oak, and later from White Lake, both in Oakland County, Michigan. Of Canadian & Scottish heritage, I don't think he'd ever been to the U.P. But -- he did love those pasties! Bye Dad, thanks for so much. Thanks to you pasty folks, too.

By Cherie Coe, California on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 03:05 pm:

In loving memory of my parents, Robert and Margaret Coe, formerly of Marquette.

By P on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 03:11 pm:

I loving memory of my Daddy. Joe Paskvan...miss him so much it still hurts after 10 years.
Also, in loving memory of my friend...Lynn Rastello. She left this world too early. Didn't have a chance to say good-bye! It's hard to loose a friend!!

By Margo, MI on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 03:12 pm:

In loving memory of my parents, Margaret 1911 - 2003 and Pat 1904 - 2003 Jeakle. They loved the UP and made many trips north in the summers. You are missed by all.

By smcfall, Upper Mich on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 05:15 pm:

In memory of my dad Shorty Belhumer who past last thursday. We Love you and will miss you !!

By bea salem on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 06:15 pm:

IN loving memory of Henry and Hilja Haapapuro,who've been gone since DEC 77 and JUNE78, I still miss you guys so much.

By Amy in Illinois on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 06:15 pm:

Denise Neuner
Diane Martin

By gmw on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 06:38 pm:

In memory of my mother who would have been 82 yrs old today, May 31. Gone 4 1/2 yrs. Dad left our family 1 1/2 yrs ago. May they rest in peace.

By Mary /Lake Linden on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:18 pm:

In memory of my husband Ralph G. Geshel who died June 1, 1968 at the C&H Foundry in Calumet. Gone but never forgotten. We still think of you often and miss you. He never got to raise his two sons, but would be very proud of both of them. And he sure would have enjoyed his 5 grandsons and 2 grandaughters who he never got to see. Love you Hon.


By Jan, Illinois on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 08:42 pm:

In loving memory of my brother Ronald Taro (at age 21 in 1967) and my dad Albert Taro in 1986, who both passed away in May.

By NSC, Mi on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 10:25 pm:

Super Teacher, Super Mom, Super Wife, Super Person!

Mary Beth Christopherson gone 5 years today and missed by many....

By California on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11:14 pm:

In loving memory of my grandfather D.J. Dodge who lived a long, happy life, and passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 17th; and my father's cousin Fran, who passed away, also peacefully and with her entire family at her side, early this morning after a tough battle with a few different cancers.

By Judy Chesaning MI on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 12:59 am:

My friend of 58 years, Cathy Hathaway, will be
buried June 1 at a little cemetary at McCollum Lake in Oscoda County, MI. My husband is buried there also. After 58 years I find myself with a hole in my soul and a renewal of grieving for family who have died. "God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes."

By JEK, Fort Detrick, MD on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 09:00 am:

To Cindy--Cent. Heights
I knew your Grandparents Carl and Dora very well as we all lived in Bumbletown in the 40's & 50's. They were great people, in fact your Great Grandparets were my Godparents. Your Grandparents influenced us kids to leave the Copper Country and join the military to better ourselves vice get stuck in the copper mines or cutting pulp wood.

By Helen in Hubbell on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 10:47 am:

Bishop Jack Wallace. Senior Pastor at Detroit World Outreach (DWO) in Redford Michigan. Pastor Jack died On the way to Africa on a mission trip. He peacefully died in the arms of his dear friend Pastor Rob on May 25th one month from his 50th birthday. He leaves a beautiful wife, two beautiful girls and a congergation that love him dearly. Pastor was an awesome man of God who had a world vision and led many different ministry's in the church. Oh how wonderful to know we will see him again.....pray for his family and church......he will be buried tomorrow. Thank you

By Gary,New Jersey on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 12:14 pm:

In Memory, My Dad Norbert, My Mother Florence. My Father in Law Bill, My Mother in Law Rosemary.

By Cindy--Cent. Heights on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 05:45 pm:

To JEK, I can't believe you knew my grandparents. You to are from Bumbletown? Would like to know more about my great grandparents. I sent you a e-mail. Hope you received it.

By Sue born in MI, now in TX on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 06:27 pm:

I would like add my Aunt Martha to the list of those to be remembered. Martha Maki was born in Mohawk, Michigan. She married Emil Krambrink. I have fond memories of holidays spent at their home in Royal Oak. She passed on 10 years ago, on May 22, 1995.

By Mel, Kansas on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 07:40 pm:

In memory of Maurice Hollopeter, who passed on 5/4/2000. You're missed.

By Jack Kingsley, FL on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 08:17 pm:

In loving memory of my dad who passed away 3 years ago Monday 5/30/05. Dad, you have no idea how much I miss you, your guidance was invaluable and your wisdom was so keen. This would have been another big summer of golf the sport that you loved and the one that I miss playing with you. I know they have golf in heaven and I am sure you are having a wonderful time playing it.

By on Thursday, June 2, 2005 - 02:22 am:

In memory of brother-in-law Paul (Bo) Bekkala (age 69) who passed away suddenly of a heart attack on Friday, May 20, in Southfield, MI. Burial was Saturday, May 28, in the Calumet cemetary.

By California Yooper on Thursday, June 2, 2005 - 08:01 pm:

In memory of LeeAnn, Kristin and Joey Becia, Fran Beaudry, Rueben Elsila

By Anonymous North Carolina on Friday, June 3, 2005 - 06:11 am:

*~ In Loving memeory of *~
Fabian Deziel
aunt Caroline
Christopher Edwards
Lucas Kokko
Jeremy Bianco
Jerry Hebert
Jim Gabe
April Mae Sullivan
All the service men and women who have risked their lives over in iraq.
Helen Saari
Father "Bill" Conner

By JEK, Fort Detrick, MD on Friday, June 3, 2005 - 01:02 pm:

Cindy--Cent Heights, Did not receive your email. Here's my work email. JEK

By Cindy--Centennial Heights on Saturday, June 4, 2005 - 06:31 pm:

To John in MD. I sent a e-mail to you today. I hope you get it. Cindy

By Amanda Barron, MS on Wednesday, June 8, 2005 - 08:39 pm:

In memory of Specialist Bryan Edward Barron of Gulfport, MS who was killed in Haswa, Iraq on May 23, 2005 along with three other MS National Guard members from the 155th combat brigade. Bryan was a loving husband and father of an 8 yr. old daughter from a previous relationship and our daughter who just celebrated her first birthday on June 7. Bryan's birthday was June 9. He is gone, but never forgotten. God bless all the brave men and women that risk thier lives everyday defending freedom!

By Annie, Indiana on Thursday, June 9, 2005 - 08:58 pm:

Paul, I miss you more than you could ever imagine. I'm just glad we had the past 10 years. You were the best friend anyone could ever ask for and I will never forget you.

By Michele Brown (Mskittyshell) on Saturday, June 10, 2006 - 05:13 pm:

In remembrance of:
Wilburn Privett - d. Nov. 19,1972
Betty Lee Kirby-Privett - d. July 26,1988
Roger David "Dave" Privett - d. July 4, 1986
Sharon Ann Privett-Nagarajan - d. Jan. 14, 1995
M. Nagarajan "Raju" - d. June 14, 2001

They would all appreciate the beauty of this picture. Miss u all.

By Larry Hanks (Lhanks) on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 - 05:40 pm:

Paul Saltzgaber.... why must you haunt my dreams? I'll never forget you.

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