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Victor Stankevich Jr.

Victor Stankevich Jr.

GOODMAN, Wis. — Victor P. Stankevich Jr., 74, of Goodman passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at Bellin Hospital. A memorial celebration for Victor will be held in Goodman on Friday, July 28, at 5 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Monument with the Honor Guard performing at 5:30 p.m. A luncheon ...

Brenda Oleson

GOODMAN, Wis. — Brenda L. Oleson, 76, of Goodman, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain with her family be her side. Family and friends will gather from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at the family home in Goodman. Donations can be made ...

MARY CONNIS

Mary Connis

NIAGARA, Wis. — Mary E. Connis, 100, of Manitowoc, Wis., formerly of Niagara, died peacefully Friday, July 21, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born March 3, 1917, in Montrose, Mich., to the late Eva and Charles Hutchinson. Mary married James Connis on March 20, 1937, in Montrose. He ...

DR. CURTIS STEINBERG

Dr. Curtis Steinberg

CASPIAN — Dr. Curtis W. Steinberg, 75, of Caspian, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Aspiris Iron River Hospital. He was born July 7, 1942, in Minneapolis, the son of the late Gerhardt and Marian (Steinbrecher) Steinberg. He graduated from Truman High School in Truman, Minn. He then ...

Mary E. Connis

NIAGARA, Wis. — Mary E. Connis, 100, of Manitowoc, Wis., formerly of Niagara, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at Thedacare, Neenah, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel.

Charlotte E. (Dahl) Olson

Charlotte Olson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Charlotte E. (Dahl) Olson, 86, of Iron Mountain, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. She was born on Dec. 25, 1930, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Herbert "Webb" and Josephine (Giovannini) Jacobson. ...

Ronald Backlund

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ronald A. Backlund, 81, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. He was born Sept. 9, 1935, in Iron Mountain, son of the late John A. and Margaret "Getina" (Cavalieri) Backlund. Ron played ...

Myron LaBonte

VULCAN — Myron J. LaBonte, 55, of Vulcan, passed away suddenly on April 19, 2017. A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, July 23, from noon until 4 p.m. at the Sportsmans Club in his hometown of Hermansville to celebrate the life of this devoted family man. He has touched many ...

Agnes Bjork

ALPHA — Agnes T. Bjork, 93, of Alpha, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be on Friday, July 21, from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Nash Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on ...

Charlotte E. (Dahl) Olson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Charlotte E. (Dahl) Olson, 86, of Iron Mountain, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. She was born on Dec. 25, 1930, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Herbert "Webb" and Josephine (Giovannini) Jacobson. She ...

Jean M. Toedter

Jean M. Toedter

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jean M. Toedter, 78, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017, at Dickinson County Hospital with her loving family by her side. Jean was born on June 7, 1939, in Manitowoc County, Wis., the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Ann (Koeppel) Lodl. She was a ...

Lila Maki

IRON RIVER — Lila S. Maki, 90, of Iron River, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Iron River Care Center. Visitation will be held Friday, July 21, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Iron River. Funeral services will follow Friday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Larry ...

Sharon Juopperi-Dasko

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sharon Marie Juopperi-Dasko, 59, of Iron Mountain, entered God’s loving arms on July 15, 2017, after a long illness. She was born in Ontonagon on April 11, 1958, first born daughter to Roger and Laurie Lou (Beck) Juopperi. A graduate of Ewen-Trout Creek High School and ...

Ronald Backlund

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ronald A. Backlund, 81, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Myron LaBonte

Myron LaBonte

VULCAN — Myron J. LaBonte, 55, of Vulcan, passed away suddenly on April 19, 2017. He was born on Jan. 15, 1962, to Kermit Sr. and Mary Lee LaBonte at the Anderson Memorial Hospital in Norway. Myron grew up in Hermansville, where he developed a love for being outdoors hunting, fishing, ...

Agnes Bjork

Agnes Bjork

ALPHA — Agnes T. Bjork, 93, of Alpha, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. She was born Feb. 10, 1924, in Buck Lake, daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Halerz) Bara. Agnes was a lifelong resident of the area. She attended Buck Lake School ...

Roger Palenske

AMASA — Roger E. Palenske, 80, of Amasa, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Burial will be in Hematite Township Cemetery in Amasa. You may light a candle in remembrance of Roger or leave a condolence for his family online at ...

Guy Donovan

Guy Donovan

KINGSFORD — Guy J. Donovan, 68, of Kingsford, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born May 8, 1949, in Escanaba, son of the late Francis and Lucille (DeGrand) Donovan. Guy attended Escanaba schools until the 10th grade, ...

Agnes Bjork

ALPHA — Agnes T. Bjork, 93, of Alpha, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be on Friday, July 21, from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Nash Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on ...

Roger Palenske

AMASA — Roger E. Palenske, 80, of Amasa, passed away today, July 17, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.