Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries

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Tammy and Todd Barrows are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Afton, to Richard Hunnewell Jr., son of Richard and Dawn Hunnewell Sr. of Thomasville, Ga. Afton graduated from Kingsford High School in 2013 and will be graduating from Lakeland University in May with a degree in ...

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Jim and Mary Pilon of Niagara, Wis. are please to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Susan Pilon, to Nicholas Glen Meister, son of John and Peggy Klenovich of Niagara and grandson of Virginia Barber of Niagara. Erica is a 2002 graduate of Niagara High School and a 2009 graduate of ...

Brian and Sandy Grahn of Goodman, Wis., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Ann Grahn, to Adam John Weinfurter, son of Terry and Lori Weinfurter of Aurora, Wis. Victoria is a 2005 graduate of Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School and is employed as a wire person at Systems Control. Adam is a 2007 graduate of Florence High School and a 2010 graduate of Bay College with an associate’s degree in business. Adam is employed as a lead wire technician at Systems Control. The couple is planning an August 2017 wedding.

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Brian and Sandy Grahn of Goodman, Wis., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Ann Grahn, to Adam John Weinfurter, son of Terry and Lori Weinfurter of Aurora, Wis. Victoria is a 2005 graduate of Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School and is employed as a wire person at ...

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Ken and Karen Luedtke of Felch are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsie, to Jason Gauger, son of Ray Gauger of Norway and Lori Schinderle of Iron Mountain. Kelsie is a 2010 graduate of North Dickinson High School and employed at Hi-Tec Building Services. Jason is a 2009 ...

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Peter and Renee Fehr of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassandra to Trevor Kornexl, son of Dale and Mary Ann Kornexl of Mount Pleasant, Mich. Cassandra is a 2012 graduate of Iron Mountain High School and 2016 graduate of Central Michigan University with ...

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George and Sandy Zahn of Homestead, Wis. would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tia M. Zahn to Neal Pawlikowski Jr., son of Rhonda Bennett and Eric Millmaki of Ishpeming and Neal Sr. and Trish Pawlikowski of Virginia, Minn. Both are employed at Sagola Hardwoods. A May 2017 ...

Dan and Amy Steele of Felch announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Leigh Steele to Eli Merle Johnson, son of Tim and Karen Johnson of Foster City. Taylor is a 2013 graduate of North Dickinson County School and will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in May with a bachelor’s of social work. She will then attend graduate school in pursuit of her master of social work. Eli is a 2011 graduate of North Dickinson County School and a 2014 graduate of Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College. He is employed at Dickinson County Healthcare System as a respiratory therapist. A June 10, 2017, wedding is planned.

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Dan and Amy Steele of Felch announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Leigh Steele to Eli Merle Johnson, son of Tim and Karen Johnson of Foster City. Taylor is a 2013 graduate of North Dickinson County School and will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in May with a ...

Lacey Jay Walsh and Dalton Lee Allen along with their parents, Lynn and the late Jay Walsh of Granite Bluff, Wendy and Jim Parolini of Norway and Mark and Kristi Allen of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. Lacey is a 2015 graduate of Kingsford High School and is currently employed as an office manager at Discover Chiropractic in Marquette. Dalton is a 2013 graduate of Kingsford High School and will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in behavior analysis and will pursue his master’s degree from Northern Michigan University in the fall of 2017. A July 1, 2017 wedding is planned at First Covenant Church in Iron Mountain.

Engaged

Lacey Jay Walsh and Dalton Lee Allen along with their parents, Lynn and the late Jay Walsh of Granite Bluff, Wendy and Jim Parolini of Norway and Mark and Kristi Allen of Kingsford are pleased to announce their engagement. Lacey is a 2015 graduate of Kingsford High School and is currently ...

Brian and Dawn Burcar of Norway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie Burcar, to Thomas “TJ” James Loomis, son of Thomas Arnold Loomis and Marlene Burke. Heather is a 2016 graduate of Norway High School and is currently employed at Arby’s. TJ is a 2007 graduate of Kingsford High School and is currently employed at Northwoods Manufacturing. A July 2017 wedding is planned.

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Brian and Dawn Burcar of Norway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie Burcar, to Thomas “TJ” James Loomis, son of Thomas Arnold Loomis and Marlene Burke. Heather is a 2016 graduate of Norway High School and is currently employed at Arby’s. TJ is a 2007 ...

Michael and Denise Fayas of Iron Mountain, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sierra Fayas, to Jacob Cherney, son of Paul and Kim Cherney of Norway. Sierra is a Kingsford High School graduate and is employed by Econo Foods and Louisiana Pacific. She is a full-time student at Bay West in Iron Mountain, pursuing a nursing degree. Jacob is a home school graduate. He is currently employed by Tim’s Lawn Care and Systems Control. The couple plans to be married in May 2017.

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Michael and Denise Fayas of Iron Mountain, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sierra Fayas, to Jacob Cherney, son of Paul and Kim Cherney of Norway. Sierra is a Kingsford High School graduate and is employed by Econo Foods and Louisiana Pacific. She is a full-time student ...

Carrie and Mike LaPin along with Perry and Marcia Hicks, all of Negaunee, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brinn Hicks, to Derek Kruppstadt, son of Adam and Christine Kruppstadt of Kingsford. Brinn is a 2006 graduate of Negaunee High School and graduated from Ferris State University in 2009 with a degree in radiography. She is currently employed at U.P. Health Systems-Bell as an x-ray technologist. Derek, a 2008 graduate of Kingsford High School and 2011 graduate of Carthage College, also is employed at U.P. Health Systems-Bell as a systems administrator. An August 2017 wedding is planned.

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Carrie and Mike LaPin along with Perry and Marcia Hicks, all of Negaunee, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brinn Hicks, to Derek Kruppstadt, son of Adam and Christine Kruppstadt of Kingsford. Brinn is a 2006 graduate of Negaunee High School and graduated from Ferris State University ...

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The parents of Hannah Marie Mikulich and Alexander Charles Wolfe are pleased to announce their engagement. Hannah is the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Mikulich of Iron Mountain and the late Geri Bandt of Channing. Alexander is the son of Martin and Darlene Wolfe of Lapeer, Mich. Dr. ...

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Richard and Donna Henrichs of Niagara, Wis. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Henrichs, to Cole Conery, son of Scott and Paula Conery of Norway. Brittany is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and currently works at Norway-Vulcan Area Schools as ...

Colenso — 50th

IRON MOUNTAIN — Todd and Dana Colenso celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 17. They were wed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on the north side of Iron Mountain on June 17, 1966. The anniversary occasion was celebrated with a trip to Orlando, Fla., with 17 members of the ...

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Rachel and James Moreau, shown with their dog, Toby.

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VULCAN — Rachel Bray and James Moreau were united in marriage on Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan. The bride is the daughter of Sid and Margaret Bray of Vulcan and the groom is the son of Matt and Mary Pollard and the late Dennis Moreau. The bride wore a gold lace ...

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Judy and Gary Randall

Jansen, Randall

KINGSFORD — Judi Jansen and Gary Randall were united in marriage on Sept. 10, 2016, at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. Matrons of honor were the bride’s daughters, Denise Smith and Holly Supa. Best men were the groom’s son, Rob Randall and groom’s son-in-law, Jim ...

Steve and Vicki Smith of Kalamazoo, Mich. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Smith, to Marcus Smithson, son of Lyle and Debbie Smithson of Crystal Falls. Lauren is a graduate of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo with an undergraduate degree in sports medicine and is a graduate of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids with a doctorate in physical therapy. Marcus is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with an undergraduate degree in sports medicine as well as a master’s of business administration degree. Lauren and Marcus are both employed by the Dickinson County Healthcare System in the rehabilitation services department in Iron Mountain. The couple are planning a wedding in Iron Mountain, July of 2017.

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Steve and Vicki Smith of Kalamazoo, Mich. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Smith, to Marcus Smithson, son of Lyle and Debbie Smithson of Crystal Falls. Lauren is a graduate of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo with an undergraduate degree in sports ...

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ALYSSA AND DYLAN BENDER

Smith, Bender

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — Alyssa Smith was united in marriage to Dylan Bender on Sept 10, 2016, at St John Episcopal Church in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Alyssa was a graduate of Kingsford High School in 2011. Both she and Dylan graduated from Michigan Technological University in the ...

Dr. and Mrs. James Nicolas of Iron Mountain, MI., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Nicolas, to Anthony Quadrani, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Quadrani of Aurora, Wis. Jenna is a Kingsford High School graduate and is employed at Iron Mountain Animal Hospital. Anthony is a North Dickinson High School graduate. He is a commercial airline pilot and is currently employed by Republic Airlines. The couple plans to be married in 2017 and they will make their home in Iron Mountain.

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Dr. and Mrs. James Nicolas of Iron Mountain, MI., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Nicolas, to Anthony Quadrani, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Quadrani of Aurora, Wis. Jenna is a Kingsford High School graduate and is employed at Iron Mountain Animal Hospital. ...

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MICHAEL AND KATE PEARSON

Pearson, Chaperon

TIPLER, Wis. — Michael Pearson and Kate Chaperon were united in marriage on Sept. 9, 2016, at Doucette’s Resort in Tipler, Wis. Good friend and youth pastor, Chad Harrison officiated. The bride is the daughter of Edward and MaryJo Chaperon of Iron Mountain. The groom is the son of Frank ...