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  • Suburbs of Houghton: Dodgeville.
  • Houghton is also known as: Houghton County / Houghton city.
  • Zip codes in the city: 49921, 49931.
  • Houghton County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Jeff Finger (ice hockey player).
  • Houghton is home to the following sports teams: Michigan Tech Huskies men's ice hockey.

Houghton (/ˈhoʊtən/) is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and largest city in the Copper Country on the Keweenaw Peninsula. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,708. It is the county seat of Houghton County. It has been listed as one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America."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 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 and sea kayaking, sailing, windsurfing and road and mountain biking).

History

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Houghton Obituaries

It was noted on September 10th, 2017 that Edith W Matthews perished in Houghton, Michigan.  Matthews was 91 years old and was born in Cincinnati, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Edith W's life.

It was disclosed on May 28th, 2017 that Paul Kangas passed away in Miami, Florida.  Kangas was 79 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Paul's life.

It was disclosed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 23rd, 2017 that William Douglas "Doug" Smith passed away in Wisconsin.  Smith was 91 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Douglas "Doug"'s life.

It was noted by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on August 24th, 2016 that James R "Jim" Winberg passed on in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James R "Jim"'s life.

It was disclosed by Iron County Reporter on January 27th, 2016 that Charles C "Chuck" Isaacson died in Houghton, Michigan.  Isaacson was 74 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles C "Chuck"'s life.

It was revealed 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 sorrow and honor Marie C K's life.

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

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

It was revealed by La Jolla Light on February 13th, 2014 that Mary Lou "Nan" Graham died 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 died in Seattle, Washington.  Homme was 63 years old and was born in Houghton, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Norma's life.

Funeral Homes in Houghton

Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes

Our funeral home is a family owned and operated business. We are large enough to give our families the same service as the largest funeral homes around, yet we are small enough that each family gets the level of attention and care they deserve.

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
47240 Green Acres Rd
Houghton, MI 49921
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Plowe's Funeral Home
401 Memorial Rd
Houghton, MI 49931

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Erickson-Crowley Funeral Home
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Funeral Consumers Alliance
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O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home
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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.
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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.
http://record-eagle.com/obituaries/x176178423/Georgetta-McDonald-Ducheney

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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Houghton Funeral Homes and funeral services in Michigan
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Houghton Lake Funeral Homes and funeral services in Michigan
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