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  • Wakefield is also known as: Gogebic County / Wakefield city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Norman Korpi (film director and screenwriter).

History

It is located in the western Upper Peninsula. The city is situated within Wakefield Township, but is politically independent. It is on US 2 about ten miles (16 km) east of Ironwood and the Wisconsin border. M-28 has its western terminus in the city. It is home to Sunday Lake, Indianhead Mountain Resort, Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, and Gogebic County Community Mental Health Authority. Once a mining town its economy is now based upon the forest industry, goods and services, and tourism. George Mix Wakefield, born February 6, 1839, in Henderson, New York, a son of James Patterson Wakefield and Hannah B. Hall, had the town site of Wakefield platted in May 1886; the general location was already being referred to as "Wakefield" as early as the fall of 1884. His parents moved their family to Waukesha County, Wisconsin in October 1844. Mr. Wakefield became interested in logging and real estate and acquired vast tracts of land in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the 1870s and 1880s. Together with various other capitalists he built sawmills and logged the pine...

The official website for the city of Wakefield is http://www.cityofwakefield.org/.

There is currently 1 funeral home listing for the city of Wakefield, Michigan.

Wakefield Obituaries

It was disclosed by The Daily Herald on January 23rd, 2016 that Lorraine Welflin (Nelson) passed on in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  Ms. Welflin was 92 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lorraine's life.

It was reported by The Daily Herald on January 23rd, 2016 that Lorraine Welflin (Nelson) passed away in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  Ms. Welflin was 92 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lorraine's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Herald on January 23rd, 2016 that Lorraine Welflin (Nelson) died in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  Ms. Welflin was 92 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lorraine's life.

It was written by Seattle Times (2000-present) on May 24th, 2015 that Donald Henry Ahlquist passed away in SeaTac, Washington.  Ahlquist was 71 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Donald Henry's life.

It was revealed by Iron County Reporter on April 22nd, 2015 that Deanna Marie "Dee" Lane (Dombroski) perished in Wakefield, Michigan.  Ms. Lane was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Deanna Marie "Dee"'s life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on October 2nd, 2014 that Leona L Robinson (Lepinski) passed on in Kennewick, Washington.  Ms. Robinson was 89 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Leona L's life.

It was noted on June 6th, 2014 that Helen Lydie Novito (Gembolis) passed on in West Seattle, Washington.  Ms. Novito was 91 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Helen Lydie's life.

It was revealed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on March 27th, 2014 that Robert E "Bipsy" Williams passed on in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Williams was 88 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert E "Bipsy"'s life.

It was revealed by Flint Journal on November 1st, 2013 that Maxine E Lillar (Wolverton) died in Wakefield, Michigan.  Ms. Lillar was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Maxine E's life.

It was noted by Des Moines Register on August 11th, 2013 that Eunice Marie Leitch (Krans) passed away in Des Moines, Iowa.  Ms. Leitch was 87 years old and was born in Wakefield, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Eunice Marie's life.

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