CALUMET – Frank T. Stiglich, 83, a resident of Calumet, passed away Sunday morning, April 21, 2013, at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
He was born April 30, 1929, in Calumet, a son of the late Anton and Mary (Pogacnick) Stiglich. Frank attended school in Calumet.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Frank sailed on the Great Lakes for many years. He also worked for Houghton County Road Commission and lastly for the National Park Service, retiring in 1990.
He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and a life member of VFW Post 3900 in Calumet.
Preceding Frank in death were his parents; brothers, Tony, Jacob, Edward and Thomas; and a sister, Anne Karpinen.
He is survived by a brother, Albert Stiglich of West Allis, Wis.; a sister, Mary Zuvich of Calumet; nieces, Charlene Pierce of Calumet and Joanne Karpinen of East Lansing; nephews, Michael (Vivian), Jerry, Jimmy, Tony (Janet) David and Danny of Milwaukee; numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held in the spring in Lake View Cemetery.
The Erickson Crowley Funeral Home in Calumet, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences can be left for the family at ericksoncrowley.com.