Ann Gonyea, pastor at Eden Evangelical Lutheran Church in Munising, is a Superior Woman. Gonyea, who has lived most of her life in Michigan and other nearby Midwestern states, found that all roads lead back to the Upper Peninsula, especially when guided by some divine intervention.
Sophie Erber, anchor at WLUC TV 6 in Marquette, is a Superior Woman. Erber, who arrived in the Upper Peninsula in 2014, is a Florida gal who has grown to know and love the U.P. and its people.
46.4885° N, 87.6676° W Ishpeming, Michigan Dawn Lambert, current exalted ruler of the Ishpeming Elks Lodge, is a Superior Woman. Now
Joan Haara, a retired nurse who unexpectedly began a second career as a wildlife photographer, is a Superior Woman. Haara, who has been shooting photographs since 2008, has grown her artistic hobby into a thriving part-time business.
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Carol Fulsher, administrator of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Authority based in Marquette, is a Superior Woman. The 47-mile long trail is the result of years of hard work and Fulsher’s efforts connecting communities. It is one of the largest trail systems of its kind in the state of Michigan.
Nheena Weyer Ittner, executive director of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette, is a Superior Woman. The museum is the visionary child of Weyer Ittner, who conceived it, gave birth to it and has raised it from infancy into one of the most outstanding institutions in the Upper Peninsula.
Jayne Letts, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties, is a Superior Woman. Letts, who has been with the agency since the 1980s, has grown it into a thriving organization that mentors children and helps the community one Big and Little step at a time.
For many people there is a vocation and an avocation. So it is with Stephanie Jones, a realtor in Marquette, Michigan, for the past 24 years. While her vocation may be real estate, her avocation is marketing and supporting the community where she lives.
42.9709° N, 82.4249° W Port Huron, Michigan via… 46.5476° N, 87.3956° W Marquette, Michigan Patti Samar, 54, of Port Huron,