Laramie Couple Missing in Michigan Boat Accident
Grand Marais, MI – The Upper Peninsula Michigan community of Grand Marais is saddened by a boating accident in which two Wyoming residents and a third person remain missing.
The fishing vessel capsized Friday in Lake Superior.
The 90-year-old owner, Willard Handrich, is still missing, along with his son Eldon Handrich and daughter-in-law Maggie Handrich. Eldon and Maggie Handrich are from Laramie.
A fourth passenger was rescued saturday after spending nearly 14 hours in the chilly water.
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the others.
Howard Baker is vice captain of the Coast Guard auxiliary in Grand Marais. He says the tragedy is hard on the community, where Willard Handrich is well known.