Catherine E. “Cathy” Newland

L’ANSE – Catherine E. Newland, 47, of L’Anse passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

She was born in L’Anse on Nov. 2, 1965, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Nopola) Turner. Cathy graduated from L’Anse High School in 1983 and was a graduate of Beautician College in Green Bay, Wis.

She married James “Jim” Newland in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in L’Anse on Sept. 28, 1991.

Cathy had worked at Local Roofing in L’Anse as a secretary, was the L’Anse director for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and had lastly been employed as a proofreader at the L’Anse Sentinel.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in L’Anse. Cathy was an outdoors person, enjoying hiking activities. Photography was a special hobby of hers.

Mrs. Newland is survived by her husband, James of L’Anse; son Carson J. Newland of L’Anse; parents William and Elizabeth Turner of L’Anse; brothers, Michael Turner of L’Anse; sisters, Lisa (Mike) Philip of Naples, Fla. and Michelle Turner of Marquette; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from Sacred Heart Catholic Church in L’Anse with Fr. Brian Gerber, celebrant. Spring interment will take place in the L’Anse Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will greet friends from 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel in L’Anse. Deacon John Cadeau will conduct a prayer service Tuesday evening in the funeral chapel at 7:45 p.m.

Mrs. Newland’s obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at

The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse has been entrusted with arrangements.