Obituaries

William A. Ross

CRYSTAL FALLS — William A. Ross, 56, of Crystal Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Will was born on Dec. 16, 1962, in Crystal Falls, son of Arnold and Pearl (Smithson) Ross. Will was raised in Crystal Falls and attended Forest Park Schools. He graduated from ...

Mary Beth (Vinskoski) Richard

NORWAY — Mary Beth (Vinskoski) Richard, 76, of Norway, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1942, in Munising, the daughter of the late Eugene and Matilda (VanLandschoot) Vinskoski. Mary Beth attended Sacred Heart Elementary School ...

Douglas J. Nord

KINGSFORD — Douglas J. Nord, 83, of Kingsford, passed away surrounded by his loving family after a long, courageous and inspiring struggle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Doug was born June 18, 1935, in Iron Mountain, the ...

Yvonne C. Hanson

KINGSFORD — Yvonne C. Hanson, 83, of Kingsford, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 28 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in ...

Donna M. Waligursky

KINGSFORD — Donna M. Waligursky, 75, of Kingsford, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Pearl V. McDonald

CRYSTAL FALLS — Pearl V. McDonald, 78, of Crystal Falls, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30 at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. A memorial service will follow at 10 a.m. ...

James W. Jafolla

IRON MOUNTAIN — James W. Jafolla, 71, of Iron Mountain, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain.

Raymond Bray

NORWAY — Raymond P. Bray, 67, of Norway, passed away while being comforted by his family and close friends Monday, March 18, 2019. He was born on Feb. 9, l952, in Norway, the son of the late Andrew and Ethel (Cronick) Bray. He was a 1970 graduate of Norway High School, where he was an ...

Robert Sklander

QUINNESEC — Robert Todd “Barbeque Bob” Sklander, 64, of Quinnesec, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born June 3, 1954, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Robert and Lois (May) Sklander. Bob graduated from Cudahy High School in ...

Douglas Nord

KINGSFORD — Douglas J. Nord, 83, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral ...

Mary Beth Richard

NORWAY — Mary Beth Richard, 76, of Norway, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William A. Ross

CRYSTAL FALLS — William A. Ross, 56, of Crystal Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 21, 2019 Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Condolences to ...

Joy K. Hicks

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joy K. Hicks, 71, of Kingsford, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 21, 1947, in Johnstown, Pa., daughter of the late Jay and Kathleen (Whyte) Johns. Joy grew up in Cleveland and was a graduate of Lincoln High School. She was united in marriage ...

Anthony C. Dollar

FLORENCE, Wis. — Anthony C. Dollar, 71, of Florence, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his home. He was born June 12, 1947, in Green Bay, Wis., son of the late Antone C. and Laverne (Splingaire) Dollar. Tony grew up in Green Bay and was a graduate of East DePere High School. He lived ...

August “Augie” Caruso

IRON MOUNTAIN — August "Augie" Caruso, 79, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Robert J. Miller

KINGSFORD — Robert J. Miller, 94, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Robert was born Dec. 19, 1924, in Alpha, son of the late Fred and Freida (Pultz) Miller. He attended Alpha High School and went on to attend Badger Business ...

Martin “Marty” Waananen

IRON MOUNTAIN — Martin "Marty" Waananen, 92, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Marty was born on Sept. 2, 1926, in Kiva, and was the youngest of six children of Finnish immigrant parents, Kalle and Vera ...

Dr. Mary Joan McCabe

CHICAGO — Mary Joan McCabe, 86, of Chicago, passed away peacefully at her home on March 16. She was born Dec. 1, 1932, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of Stephen and Flora (Barber) McCabe. Mary graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1951. She attended both undergraduate studies and ...

Anthony C. Dollar

FLORENCE, Wis. — Anthony C. Dollar, 71, of Florence, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home & Crematory, Florence.

Lillian M. Rhyner

BELOIT, Wis. — Lillian M. Rhyner, 79, passed away peacefully and in comfort at the home of her family in Waukesha, Wis., on March 18, 2019. Lillian was born on Jan. 24, 1940, to Fred and Doris Smith in Kingsford. Lillian’s kindness and love shined through in every facet of her life. She ...