Places

  • Escanaba is also known as: Delta County / Escanaba city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Becky Iverson (golfer), Tom Bissell (writer and author), Jim Berthiaume (actor), and Jace Daniels (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Daily Press.

History

As of the 2000 census, the city population was 13,140, making it the third-largest city in the Upper Peninsula after Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie. There is also Escanaba Township, which is north of the city and is not adjacent to it, although a portion of the urban area around the city extends into the township. Both are named for the Escanaba River that flows into the Little Bay de Noc of Lake Michigan just north of the city at 45°46′37″N 87°03′30″W / 45. 77694°N 87. 05833°W / 45. 77694; -87. 05833. The word "Escanaba" roughly translates from various regional native languages to "land of the red buck" while others maintain that it refers to "flat rock". Escanaba was an Ojibwa village in the early 19th century. As an American settlement, Escanaba began as a port town in the mid-19th century, gaining importance to the Union as a shipping point for iron ore, lumber and copper during the Civil War. In his poem "The Song of Hiawatha", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow described how Hiawatha "crossed the rushing...

The official website for the city of Escanaba is http://www.escanaba.org/.

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Escanaba Obituaries

It was noted by Arizona Republic on June 16th, 2015 that Jean D Kobasic (Dufresne) died in Phoenix, Arizona.  Ms. Kobasic was 86 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jean D's life.

It was revealed on June 14th, 2015 that Janis Rodman (Bergman) passed away in Covington, Louisiana.  Ms. Rodman was 82 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Janis's life.

It was written by Register Guard on November 30th, 2014 that Maralyn Joan Atkins perished in Eugene, Oregon.  Atkins was 86 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Maralyn Joan's life.

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 21st, 2014 that Dorothy Snyder (Knapp) perished in Venice, Florida.  Ms. Snyder was 92 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dorothy's life.

It was revealed on August 17th, 2014 that Katherine M "Kathy" Campion (Beauchamp) died in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Katherine M "Kathy"'s life.

It was disclosed by Flint Journal on August 16th, 2014 that Raymond Dale Dawley passed away in Escanaba, Michigan.  Dawley was 74 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Raymond Dale's life.

It was noted by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on August 12th, 2014 that Raymond F Caron died in Wisconsin.  Caron was 74 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Raymond F's life.

It was written by The Times Record on July 15th, 2014 that Micheal L "Mike" Donovan passed on in Brunswick, Maine.  Donovan was 69 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Micheal L "Mike"'s life.

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on June 28th, 2014 that Henry Joseph Lombard died in Venice, Florida.  Lombard was 84 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Henry Joseph's life.

It was reported by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 24th, 2014 that Bernice Mary "Bea" Weitekamp (Somers) passed on in Wisconsin.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Bernice Mary "Bea"'s life.

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Skradski Funeral Home

The Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone was founded by John J. Skradski in 1947. John and his wife, Marcella, operated the funeral home until 1979 when Jeffery L. Waeghe purchased the business. John continued to work at the Skradski Funeral Home...

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Escanaba Funeral Home News

Sally (OConnell) Kelley
formerly of Escanaba, passed away Oct. 31 ... and loving sister of Kay Pinar of Michigan, Gale Smith of Alaska, Jeff O' Connell of Georgia, Sharon Navalta of Nevada and Sue Coyne of Michigan. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, in-laws and ...
http://www.dailypress.net/page/content.detail/id/526855/Sally--O-Connell--Kelley.html

Theresa J. Ruckman 1931-2010
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Solon ... Richard Richer. Born and raised in Michigan, Theresa attended grade school in Escanaba and graduated from St. Joseph's High School. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.
http://mywebtimes.com/archives/ottawa/display.php?id=416840

Robert 'Bob' W. Gierke
and John Gierke, Escanaba, Mich.; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Patricia Johnson, Manistique; and his longtime friend, Germain Gebhardt, Wausau. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Peterson/Kraemer ...
http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20101102/WDH010301/11020515/Robert-Bob-W-Gierke

1 killed in rollover
GLADSTONE - A 34-year-old Escanaba man died in a single ... Assisting Public Safety at the scene were Delta County Sheriff Department, Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post, Gladstone volunteers, and Rampart Ambulance Emergency Medical Service.
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Anderson Funeral Homes Escanaba and Gladstone, Michigan
903 Wisconsin Ave, Gladstone MI 49837 906-428-2211. The Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone have been faithfully serving Delta County ...
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