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June 7, 2023
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Traprock Valley: Thomas Monette, age 63, of Traprock Valley, passed away at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium on June 7, 2023, after a short illness.
He was born on August 18, 1959, a son of Paul and Shirley (Zerbst) Monette. He attended Lake Linden-Hubbell High School and graduated in 1977. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Village of Laurium.
He was married to Cheryl Heikkila at First Lutheran Church in Dollar Bay.
Thomas was a member of the Sons of the American Legion. He was interested in cars, tractors, and anything else with a motor.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-James.
He is survived by: his wife-Cheryl; siblings-Pauline (Steven) Wuoti, Michael (Tammy) Monette, Charlotte Monette, and Jennifer (Dan) Abramson; his best friend-Oakie; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The memorial service will be at 2:30 on Monday, June 12, 2023 at the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden with Rev. Bucky Beach to officiate.
Online condolences may be left at pearcefuneralhome.com