December 9, 2006 RSS feed / Obituaries

Marguerite Sweeney

Detroit Free Press Marguerite Sweeney, a Free Press society columnist and editor, documented significant events. On her wedding day, 55 years ago in Detroit, Marguerite Riley was a vision of loveliness. More...

Virginia Olson

Virginia H. Olson of Harbor Springs and Denver, Colorado, died October 21, 2006, after a brief illness. She leaves behind a son and his family, Peter and Marta Olson and their daughters, Brita and Kaia, of Mackinac Island and Harbor Springs. More...

James Droskie

James F. Droskie, 69, of St. Ignace enjoyed a 33-year career in banking, retiring as chief executive officer and president of First National Bank of St. Ignace, and was active in many community organizations. Mr. More...

Margaret Knoth

Margaret 'Peg' Knoth of Shelby, the mother of Island resident Cynthia Cawthorne, passed away in Muskegon surrounded by 16 family members Thursday, November 23, at the age of 82. More...

Harry Griffith

Harry L. Griffith, born January 5, 1935, died peacefully at his winter home in Ann Arbor Friday, December 1. A resident of Mackinac Island since 1989, Mr. More...

Sweeney Eulogy

Mackinac mourns the loss of Mrs. Marguerite "Maggie" Sweeney, longtime resident of Hubbard's Annex, who died October 22. More...

Kenneth Gilbert

Kenneth Gilbert of Boyne City resided for many summers on his boat at Mackinac Island's marina, where he and his wife, Kathryn, made many Island friends and were active in the activities at Trinity Episcopal Church. Mr. More...

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