Places

  • Houghton is also known as: Houghton County / Houghton city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Jeff Finger (ice hockey player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Daily Mining Gazette.

  • Houghton is home to the following sports teams: Michigan Tech Huskies men's ice hockey.

History

" Houghton is sometimes confused with, or thought to be close to, Houghton Lake; the latter is actually located in the state's Lower Peninsula. Due to its location in the northwestern portion of the Upper Peninsula, Houghton is isolated from the state's most populous areas. It is farther to drive from Houghton to Detroit, Michigan than it is from Detroit to Washington, DC. It takes several fewer hours to travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin or Minneapolis, Minnesota from Houghton than it does to travel to Detroit. Houghton was named after Houghton County, which was named after Douglass Houghton, an American geologist and physician, primarily known for his exploration of the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan. The area lends itself to a wide variety of outdoor sports, both winter (ice hockey, Nordic and Alpine skiing, figure skating, and snowmobiling) and summer (trail running, hiking, camping, river...

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Houghton Obituaries

It was written by Iron County Reporter on May 6th, 2015 that Marie C K Anderson (Karry) passed away in Houghton, Michigan.  Ms. Anderson was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Marie C K's life.

It was disclosed on January 12th, 2015 that Hans K Grassauer perished in Houghton, Michigan.  Grassauer was 54 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Hans K's life.

It was disclosed by Ocala Star Banner on May 6th, 2014 that Paul James Ruppe perished in Ocala, Florida.  Ruppe was 77 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Paul James's life.

It was written by La Jolla Light on February 13th, 2014 that Mary Lou "Nan" Graham passed away in San Diego, California.  Graham was 87 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Lou "Nan"'s life.

It was noted by Seattle Times (2000-present) on September 26th, 2013 that Norma Homme passed on in Seattle, Washington.  Homme was 63 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Norma's life.

It was reported by The Chronicle-Herald/Mail Star on May 23rd, 2013 that Margaret Anne "Mickey" King (Rompf) passed on in Lunenburg.  Ms. King was 94 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Margaret Anne "Mickey"'s life.

It was revealed by Orange County Register on March 30th, 2013 that Ruth Jeanne McClish passed on in California.  McClish was 89 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ruth Jeanne's life.

It was revealed by Monterey Herald on March 27th, 2013 that Ruth Jeanne McClish passed on in California.  McClish was 89 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ruth Jeanne's life.

It was noted by Iron County Reporter on February 6th, 2013 that Walter T Anderson perished in Houghton, Michigan.  Anderson was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Walter T's life.

It was reported on December 19th, 2012 that Nancy Louise Hoffman (Sutherland) passed on in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.  Ms. Hoffman was 92 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nancy Louise's life.

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Erickson-Crowley Funeral Home

With a combined history dating back to 1911,the Erickson-Crowley-Peterson Funeral Home has been serving families since 1911.In 1948, J. Gustaf Erickson,a graduate of the American Academy of Mortuary Science in New York City,opened the Erickson...

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Forest Hill Cemetery
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Houghton Funeral Home News

Stanley M. Stan Frantila
HOUGHTON - Stanley M. "Stan" Frantila ... Arrangements are being handled by Antila Funeral Service, Inc., Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home, 1500 W. Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930. For any further information, please contact the funeral home at (906)482-3710.
http://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/512371.html?nav=5007&showlayout=0

Axel William Poju Laxo
Visitation will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, Republic, MI from 1:30-3:00PM e.s.t. on Saturday, October 30, 2010 with funeral service at 3:00PM with Rev. Katherine Finegan officiating. A luncheon will be held following the service and burial at the ...
http://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/555041/Axel-William--Poju--Laxo.html?nav=5007

Georgetta McDonald Ducheney
She was a valuable and dedicated nurse, and eventually became the President of the Michigan ... Mable Houghton; and two grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Monday, Nov. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., at The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
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Saima C. Peterson
She had been a resident patient at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility ... Mountain View Mortuary, 14 Seventh St., South Range, MI 49963. For further information, contact the funeral home at 906-482-8474. Online condolences may be expressed to the ...
http://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/517538/Saima-C--Peterson.html

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