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“Rob and I are very sorry for your loss. We had the pleasure of meeting Ozzie during his roadtrips to Orlando to visit Terry. He was very nice to us...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Rob Emrick & Tony Sirignano

“The Bartlett family extend our deepest sympathy . We are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed our time camping together . Peace to all. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Pam Bartlett.

“We will always remember our brother-in-law Ozzie as a quiet man with a fun dry humor and a great smile :).... a true gentle man. Rest In Peace. All...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Mary and Don Duffer Veurink

“I will greatly miss my brother. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Virginia Cheeseman - FL - sister

Austin Cecil "Ozzie" Hautamaki, 66, of Marquette, died Friday morning, November 4, 2016 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans while also under the care of U.P. Home Health & Hospice. Ozzie was born on February 9, 1950 in Munising, a son of the late Eino Samuel and Ethel Ruth (Higby) Hautamaki and grew up on the family farm in Eben Junction. He was a 1968 graduate of William G. Mather High School in Munising at which time he entered the U.S Army. He was honorably discharged in 1970. In 1970, Ozzie moved to Petoskey with his brother, Terry. He married the former Christine Krusell of Petoskey that same year. They later separated, but remained friends. He moved to the Marquette area in 2006. The majority of Ozzie's professional career was spent with the McLaughlin Company in Petoskey, but his real passion was a job he took during retirement with the Petoskey State Park as the Lock Master on the Crooked River. He was a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America and Disabled American Veterans. He served as treasurer for both organizations and was very dedicated. Ozzie was passionate about music, old cars, camping and being in the woods, reading, the veterans, his family, the Detroit Tigers, Diet Pepsi, chocolate, candy and potato chips. He is survived by his daughter, Sarah Hautamaki; a son, Aaron Hautamaki; sister, Virginia Cheeseman; brother, Jim Hautamaki; best friends, Dave and Linda Brisson as well as several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death besides his parents was his youngest brother, Terry in 2005 and his oldest brother, Willard on August 11, 2016. Burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising at a later date in 2017. Memorials are preferred to UPAWS, PO Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855 or to U.P. Home Health and Hospice, 1125 W. Ridge St.., Marquette, MI 49855 in Mr. Hautamaki's memory. The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at

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