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 written by Peoria Journal Star on January 20th, 2016 that Paul J Hanson perished in Marquette Heights, Illinois.  Hanson was 79 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Paul J's life.

It was written on January 16th, 2016 that Robert Lee Church passed on in Escanaba, Michigan.  Church was 85 years old and was born in Clarks, NE.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert Lee's life.

It was reported on December 2nd, 2015 that George Whitfield passed away in Escanaba, Michigan.  Whitfield was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor George's life.

It was disclosed on August 17th, 2015 that Charles Helman died in Tipp City, Ohio.  Helman was 47 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles's life.

It was disclosed on August 17th, 2015 that Charles Helman died in Tipp City, Ohio.  Helman was 47 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles's life.

It was disclosed on August 17th, 2015 that Charles Helman perished in Tipp City, Ohio.  Helman was 47 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles's life.

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

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

It was disclosed by Iron County Reporter on June 10th, 2015 that Dean D Choquette passed on in Escanaba, Michigan.  Choquette was 80 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dean D's life.

It was reported on April 11th, 2015 that Joyce E Griffith passed away in Hobe Sound, Florida.  Griffith was 83 years old and was born in Escanaba, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joyce E'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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Anderson Funeral Homes
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Escanaba, WA 98185
Anderson Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Escanaba, WA 98185
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Crawford Funeral Homes
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Escanaba, WA 98185
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Holy Cross Cemetery
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Escanaba, WA 98185
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Lakeview Cemetery
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Escanaba, WA 98185
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Skradski-Boyce 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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