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Martha Caroline Isaaacson

December 6, 1917 ~ February 27, 2018 (age 100)


Martha C. Isaacson a resident of Houghton County Medical Care Facility passed away February 27, 2018 at the age of 100 years old. 

She was born December 6, 1917, the daughter of Adolph and Lempi Hannu Nelson.  She attended the local schools.  She worked for Oak Manufacturing and Stewart Warner in Illinois and also as a housekeeper at Portage Hospital. She was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Houghton.

 She married Ernest Isaacson on July 31, 1937 and was married 49 years. He proceeded her in death October 5, 1986. Also proceeding her in death were her parents Adolph and Lempi Nelson, sisters Florence Maki and Mildred Harris, and brother Walfred Nelson.  She is survived by many nieces and nephews. 

            A graveside service will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery in Calumet later this spring.

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The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Home in Hancock is assisting the family with the arrangements. 

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