Obituaries

Charmaine Elaine (Schultz) Kraemer

NIAGARA, Wis. — Charmaine Elaine (Schultz) Kraemer joined her husband Bill, on her greatest adventure for eternity on Monday, June 17, 2019. She passed peacefully at Mayhill Manor in Niagara due to complications from vascular dementia. In addition to her husband Bill, she joins her parents, ...

Doris L. VanHaute

KINGSFORD — Doris L. VanHaute, 95, of Kingsford, passed away on Saturday, July 20, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Ford Anthony “Tony” Sexton

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ford Anthony "Tony" Sexton, 66, of Iron Mountain passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born July 5, 1953, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Samuel and Charlotte (Smart) Sexton. Tony graduated from North ...

Joyce E. Butsic

KINGSFORD — Joyce E. Butsic, 89, of Kingsford, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the home that she and her husband Andy built 67 years ago. Joyce was born Feb. 2, 1930, in Breitung Township, daughter of John and Letha (Guthrie) Kanska. She was a lifelong resident of this area and a 1948 ...

James Alan Klungness

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — James Alan Klungness, of Spread Eagle, died peacefully at home at the age of 92 on July 16, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Jacqueline, of Spread Eagle; his son, Kraig Alan Klungness (Kate Alvord) and daughter, Barbara Klungness Anderson (Ron) both of ...

Penny L. Booth

FLORENCE, Wis. — Penny L. Booth, 56, of Florence, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. She was born May 19, 1963, in Green Bay, Wis., daughter of Jerry and Judy (Wagner) Hillsberg. Penny enjoyed fishing and was one of the founders of Hooked on Fishing, along with her ...

Vivian “Viva” M. Carlson

KINGSFORD — Vivian "Viva" M. Carlson, 93, of Kingsford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 17, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Viva was born on April 9, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Mich., daughter of the late Carl and Vivian (Scadden) Miller. She was a ...

Stephen Ackerman

KINGSFORD — Stephen Ackerman, 72, of Kingsford, passed away at his home on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at Iron Mountain Cemetery Park. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in his memory. Condolences may be expressed to the ...

Nancy C. Mettlach

CRYSTAL FALLS — Nancy C. Mettlach, 87, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at U.P. Health System in Marquette. Nancy was born on July 11, 1932, in Crystal Falls. She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Minnie (Sartori) Pretto. Nancy was a resident of this area her ...

Vivian Carlson

KINGSFORD — Vivian "Viva" Carlson, 93, of Kingsford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Penny L. Booth

FLORENCE, Wis. — Penny L. Booth, 56, of Florence, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence.

Theressa M. Hoffmann

FLORENCE, Wis. — Theressa M. Hoffmann, 87, of Florence, formerly of Tipler, Wis., passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Florence Health Services. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Crystal Falls.

Richard W. Peterson

CRYSTAL FALLS — Richard W. Peterson, 93, of Crystal Falls, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Crystal Falls.

Jared D. Thomas

FLORENCE, Wis. — Jared D. Thomas, 30, of Florence, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home & Crematory, Florence.

Ardee Adam Faultersack

FELCH — Ardee Adam Faultersack, 87, of Felch, and Yuma, Ariz., unexpectedly passed away on April 4, 2019, traveling to his home in the Upper Peninsula. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating Adree's life will be held on Saturday, July 20 at noon, with a visitation at ...

Robert Petroff

Robert Petroff July 14, 1958 - July 14, 2019 IRON RIVER — Robert Charles (Charlie) Petroff, 61, passed away July 14, 2019, at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau, Wis. Charlie was born July 14, 1958, in Iron River, to George and Norma Petroff. He attended West Iron County High School until he ...

Phyllis A. Foster

NIAGARA, Wis. — Phyllis A. Foster, 93, of Niagara, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. A celebration of Phyllis' life will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20 at Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel. Burial will take place in Dickinson County ...

James A. Klungness

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — James A. Klungness, 92, of Spread Eagle, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Joyce E. Butsic

KINGSFORD — Joyce E. Butsic, 89, of Kingsford, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the home that she and her husband Andy built 67 years ago. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, July 22 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Funeral Services will follow at ...

Sharon A. DeLaruelle

FLORENCE, Wis. — Sharon A. DeLaruelle, 72, of Florence, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at her home. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Florence. A memorial Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Fr. Timothy Brandt will officiate. The ...