Mildred Adaline Maki

PELKIE – Mildred Adaline “Millie” Maki, 79, of Pelkie, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Baraga on December 10, 1933, the daughter of Albert and Florence (Sipe) Kunick. Millie graduated from Baraga High School.

She married Paul Maki on June 2, 1956. He preceded her in death.

She worked as a cook for L’Anse area schools and was a member of Alston Apostolic Lutheran Church, and the Alston VFW Auxiliary. Her family was always number one to her and she enjoyed cooking and baking.

Millie is survived by her loving children, Paul (Geri) Maki of Alston, David (Kim) Maki of Alston, Gail (Bill) Rolof of L’Anse, and Amy (Joe) Wentela of Stafford, Va.; grandchildren, Jeremy, Sara, Rachel, Megan, Emily, Jordan, Shane, Makenzi, and Madison; great grandchildren Brandt, Kayleigh, Aiden and McKenna; mother, Florence Kunick; brothers, Sonny Kunick of Baraga, Ronnie (Louise) Kunick of Gwinn, Lloyd (Linda) Kunick of Nisula, and Bill Kunick of Marquette; sister, Barbara Anderson of L’Anse; sisters-in-law, Evelyn (Ruben) Turunen of Pelkie and Dorothy Maki of Houghton. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert; brother, Gerald; and grandson Jeffery.

Funeral services for Millie will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, in the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel in L’Anse with Pastor Jesse Aho officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 27, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. in the funeral chapel and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Following the funeral service, the family invites friends to join them for fellowship and a luncheon in the Harrington Gathering Room, located in the funeral chapel. Interment will take place in the Alston Cemetery.

Millie’s obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at

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