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20 January 20, 2017 THE U.P. CATHOLIC OBITUARIES www.upcatholic.org Space available - Contact Dcn. Steve 1-866-452-5112 upc@new.rr.com CATHOLIC CEMETERY Burial Lots, Mausoleum & Columbarium Niches Holy Cross - Marquette 1400 Wright St. Neil Newcomb 225-0191 Holy Cross - Escanaba Hwy M-35 Dale Stannard 786-4685 ERICKSON-ROCHON & NASH FUNERAL HOMES, INC. Scott D. Lutey - Manager 1000 S. Carpenter Ave. Kingsford, MI Thomas W. Nash - Owner/Manager 901 Carpenter Ave. Iron Mountain, MI 906-774-7676 A Tradition of Caring Directors-T. Nash, S. Lutey, Tammy Barrows, Robert Schinderle & Matthew Nash McKEVITT-PATRICK FUNERAL HOME, INC. Mike Patrick - Owner/Manager 305 N. Lowell St., Ironwood, MI 49938 932-1141 Range Funeral Service Inc. Frick-Zielinski F. Home 304 S. Sophie St. Bessemer, MI (906) 663-4410 Ketola-Burla F. Home 635 E. Ayer St. Ironwood, MI 888-932-1832 Range Crematory 401 Hwy 51 South Hurley, WI 888-932-1832 BJORK AND ZHULKIE FUNERAL HOME Ishpeming, MI 49849 (906) 486-8911 Ken D. Farley, Manager Tom J. Farley, Director 200 L'Anse Ave., L'Anse, MI 49946 906-524-7800 or Toll Free 866-524-7800 Susan M. Jacobs, Owner/Manager COMFORT, CARE AND CONCERN JACOBSON FUNERAL HOME, INC. 240 MCCANN STREET ST IGNACE, MI 49781 (906) 6437711 FAX (906) 6437089 BRUCE J. DODSON, FUNERAL DIRECTOR "Our Family Serving Yours over 40 years." EJSFDUPST EPOBME K DSBXGPSE KBNFT E DSBXGPSE DBSFO M DSBXGPSE TJODF 302 SOUTH 13TH STREET, ESCANABA, MI 49829 ESCANABA (906) 786-0074 + BARK RIVER (906) 466-2211 FUNERAL HOMES Deacon Ronald Andrzejewski, age 83, of Pickford, Mich., a deacon of the Diocese of Mar- quette, died on Dec. 13, 2016. Deacon Andrzejew- ski was born on Dec. 2, 1933 in Bay City, Mich. to Peter and Jennie (Switala) An- drzejewski. Follow- ing his high school graduation he served in the United States Army and United States Navy. After his military service, Deacon Andrze- jewski worked at General Motors Grey Iron Foundry. He moved to the Upper Peninsula after his retire- ment. Deacon Andrzejewski was a member of St. Stanislaus Kost- ka Parish in Goetzville, where he served as a deacon and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was ordained a deacon to the diocese on Sept. 26, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Ger- aldine Andrzejewski of Pickford, whom he married in 2000; son, Michael (Rosalie) Andrzejewski of Kawkawlin, Mich.; daughter, Jennie (Fred) Maus of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; along with nine step-children, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grand- children, and several step-grand- children and step-great grandchil- dren. Deacon Andrzejewski was preced- ed in death by wife, Marian Andrze- jewski; son; Robert Andrzejewski; sisters; Sister Mary Cassilda, Ger- aldine Sprys; brothers, Ray, James, George and Irwin Andrzejewski; and step daughters, Kris McDonell and Susan Reinhardt. A Mass of Christian burial was held on Dec. 29 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish. Burial will take place at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Deacon Ronald Andrzejewski Deacon Ronald Andrzejewski D R ld Sister Sheila N. Flynn, OP, 87, formerly known as Sister John Damian Flynn, who served in the Diocese of Mar- quette, died on Dec. 29, 2016. She was in her 69th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Do- minican Congregation. In the diocese, she taught elemen- tary school at St. Joseph in Sault Ste. Marie from 1950-51. Her more than 34 years of ministering in ed- ucation also brought her to various other schools in Michigan and Ohio. In addition, Sister Flynn served for 23 years in chaplaincy and pastoral work in Detroit, Walled Lake, and Redford, Mich. She became a resi- dent of the Dominican Life Center in 2010. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 3 in the St. Cather- ine Chapel of the Dominican Life Center. Sister Sheila N. Flynn, OP Sister Sheila Flynn, OP Father Theodore 'Ted' Brodeur Rev. Theodore J. Brodeur of St. Ignace, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at Cedar Ridge Assisted Living. Father Brodeur was born Jan. 31, 1940 in Detroit the son of Frederick and Alice Brodeur. Father Brodeur was ordained on June 4, 1966 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette by Bishop Thomas Noa. His assign- ments were: St. Ann, Menominee (1966-1968), assistant; St. Paul, Negaunee (1968-1969), assistant; St. Anne, Escanaba (1969-1970), assistant; St. Ambrose, Ironwood (1970-1971), assistant; Holy Rosary, Grand Marais and St. Therese, Germ- fask (1971-1976), pastor; St. Stanislaus Kostka, Goetzville and Our Lady of Snows, Hessel (1976), pastor; Holy Name of Mary, Sault Ste. Marie (1981-2007), pastor; St. Joseph, Sault Ste. Marie (1985-1986), temporary administrator; Sacred Heart, Sugar Island (1992-1995 and 1997-2007) pastor; St. Francis Xavier, Brimley and Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Bay Mills (2005-2012) pastor; St. Anne, Mackinac Island and St. Ignatius Loyola, St. Ignace (2012-2015). Father Brodeur was granted senior priest status on Aug. 1, 2015. Cedar Ridge Assisted Living in St. Ignace has been his home for the past year. In a Sept. 16, 2016 article in The U.P. Catholic recognizing his golden an- niversary of priesthood, Father Brodeur said, "I've enjoyed every place that I was assigned." He described the people and places of his ministry as "very wonderful." His good friend and childhood classmate from Detroit, Father Dan Zaloga described Father Brodeur as not only thoughtful and caring, but also a very prayerful and holy person who loves even his worst opponents. When God dealt Father Brodeur his hand, "it was all hearts," Father Zaloga said. Father Brodeur is survived by his brother Robert (Mike) Brodeur and wife Pat of Royal Oak, Mich., sisters Berneice A. Thompson of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Barbara A. Chirco/Pietrangelo of Waterford, Mich.; he is also survived by his 'adopted' son Tuan Tran, his wife Chuong, and three grand- children Teddy, Megan and Alisha. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Fred (Sonny) Brodeur and Dennis Brodeur of Mackinac Island Charles and Tony Brodeur of suburban Detroit. Visitation was held Jan. 15 and 16 at Holy Name of Mary Proto-cathedral in Sault Ste. Marie. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 16 with Bishop Emeritus James H. Garland presiding and the priests of the Diocese of Mar- quette as concelebrants. Burial will be in Ste. Anne's Cemetery on Mackinac Island in the spring. The family requests memorial gifts be sent to St. Mary School, 360 Maple Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783. To read the Sept. 16, 2016 article about Father Brodeur from The U.P. Catholic online, visit http://bit.ly/2jcJL4t Rev. Theodore Brodeur

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