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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Edith Caroline Gull Maki


Daily Globe - July 12 1997
RAMSAY — Edith Caroline Maki, 83, of Wood Street, Ramsay, died Fnday, July 11, 1997, at her home in Ramsay.

The former Edith C. Gull was born May 14, 1914 at Toivola, Mich., daughter of the late Wilhelm and Hilja (Johnson) Gull. She attended school at Beacon
Hill, Mich. She was married to Waino "Barney" Maki in 1940.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Shore, a sister. Hazel Walters; and a brother, Kenneth Keturi.

Survivors include her husband, Barney; five sons, Wayne Maki of Fort Oranpe, Fla., William (Marilyn) Maki of Ramsay, John Maki of Ramsay, James Maki of Allendale, Fla., and Edward (Jackie) Maki of St. Louis, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Hubert and Lawrence; five sisters, Ethel, Judy, Bernice, Faye, and Sharon, and numerous nieces and nephews

At Edith's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. The Frick-Ziehnski Funeral Home, Bessemer, is in charge of the arrangements.


This picture is of the "Gull Girls". Edie, Ethel and Elvira's (aka Judy) father died in January 1919. Their mother, Hilia married Isaac Keteri in December 1919.

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Other newspaper articles found documenting Edith Maki's life.

The Bessemer Pick and Axe - June 6 1974
A.A.A.T. and Mrs. Edward Maki and daughter Kerry are visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Barney Maki and her mother Mrs. Genevive Schultz.

A.A.A.T. Maki is serving in the U.S. Navy and is stationed at N.A.S. Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Florida.


The Bessemer Pick and Axe - August 29 1974
Mr. and Mrs. Waino (Barney) Maki have returned from a week's trip to
Grand Rapids, Minn, and Casper, Wyo. where they visited Mrs. Maki's sisters
and brothers.


The Bessemer Pick and Axe - January 1, 1975
Mr. Ralph Warren has returned to Fruita, Colorado after visiting with Barney and Edie Maki and their family.


The Bessemer Pick and Axe - April 5 1976
Barney and Edie Maki, Port Orange, Florida, are visiting their sons John and William and family.

Another son, Edward, who is stationed at Cecil Field, Florida, in the U.S. Navy, and his guest, Richie Threlkeld, accompanied the Makis on the trip.

The Bessemer Pick and Axe - April 26, 1976
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Taskala of Negaunee visited with Mr. and Mrs. Barney Maki and with friends in Newport Location,

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