Obituaries

Cornelius Van Beek

IRON MOUNTAIN — Cornelius Van Beek, 97, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Moutnain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

U.P. Whitetails of Dickinson County has presented a $2,000 scholarship to each high school in Dickinson County since 1994. Kingsford High School scholarship recipient for 2017 is Guy Barrows. He will be attending Northland College this fall to pursue a degree in forestry and natural resources.

Whitetails scholarship

U.P. Whitetails of Dickinson County has presented a $2,000 scholarship to each high school in Dickinson County since 1994. Kingsford High School scholarship recipient for 2017 is Guy Barrows. He will be attending Northland College this fall to pursue a degree in forestry and natural resources.

CINDY HARRIS

Cindy Harris

OWOSSO — Cindy Lee Harris, 57, of Owosso, passed away, Saturday, May 13, 2017 at her home. Cindy was born on Sept. 18, 1959, the daughter of Robert Printz and Jacqueline (Okler) Willis. She married Edwin Harris in Owosso on July 3, 2002. Cindy enjoyed interior decorating, traveling and ...

FERDINAND WALLI

Ferdinand Walli

POWERS — Ferdinand (Fred) John Walli, born Aug. 27, 1933, in Iron River, passed away peacefully on Dec. 22, 2016, under the dedicated and exceptional care provided by the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. A military funeral honors ceremony will be on Sunday, May 28, at 11 ...

PHAEDRA BRUNEAU

Phaedra Bruneau

IRON MOUNTAIN — In the wee hours of the morning, cradled in the arms of loving family and tenderly cared for by compassionate staff of Methodist Hospital, my mother Phaedra Bruneau, 86, of Iron Mountain, peacefully drew her last breath after a courageous battle with stage 7 Alzheimers and ...

Harold Sexton

RANDVILLE — Harold R. Sexton, 73, of Randville, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain Visitation will be on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at Maranatha Assembly of God Church in Kingsford. Memorial services will follow at ...

Mary Creed

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary Jane “Masie” Creed, 95, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain with her family members by her side. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

LAURIE WALSTROM

Laurie Walstrom

IRON MOUNTAIN — Laurie C. Walstrom, 64, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford, with her loving family by her side. She was born March 22, 1953, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, daughter of the late Gustave and Alba (Calvino) Klien. ...

LUELLA GATTRA

Luella Gattra

NORWAY — Luella Gattra, 91, of Norway, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. She was born June 26, 1925, in Aurora, Wis., daughter of the late Leo and Tiny (LaCrosse) Raiche. Luella grew up and attended school in Wilson. In her ...

WALTER FEDRIZZI

Walter Fedrizzi

QUINNESEC — Walter Fedrizzi, 97, of Quinnesec, formerly of Caspian, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. He was born Feb. 17, 1920, in Caspian, the son of the late Frank and Rica (Bortolameolli) Fedrizzi. He attended Stambaugh ...

Jeffrey Gossel

CASPIAN — Jeffrey E. Gossel, 57, of Caspian, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his home. Private family services will be held. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Jeffrey E. Gossel online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron ...

DONALD PHILLIPS

Donald Phillips

QUINNESEC — Donald R. Phillips, 84, of Quinnesec, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his home. Don was born on Oct. 10, 1932, in Breitung Township, the son of the late Claude and Mae (Russell) Phillips. He has been a lifelong resident of this area and was a graduate of Kingsford ...

Becky Gursky

IRON RIVER — Becky K. Gursky, 61, of Iron River, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at her home. Private family services will be held. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Becky K. Gursky online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron ...

Donald R. Phillips

QUINNESEC — Donald R. Phillips, 84, of Quinnesec, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Father Norman Clisch

IRON RIVER — Father Norman Clisch, 77, of Iron River, passed away Feb. 4, 2017, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Interment will be in the Baraga Cemetery on Tuesday, May 30, at 10 a.m. Eastern time. In lieu of flowers, Father Norm requested donations be made to the ...

Irving Perkins

MERRIMAN — Irving E. Perkins, 89, of Merriman, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, evening, Nov. 29, 2016, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, May 30, with visitation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the First ...

Marilyn Harrison

FENCE, Wis. — Marilyn D. Harrison, 86, of Fence, passed away at Heartland Hospice in Green Bay, Wis., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 26, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church in Armstrong Creek, Wis. The funeral Mass will ...

Shirley (Merrill) Sonnenberg

Shirley (Merrill) Sonnenberg

NIAGARA, Wis. — Shirley (Merrill) Sonnenberg passed peacefully Sunday morning, May 21, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Shirley was born Aug. 23, 1928, daughter of Charles and Sarah (James) Merrill in Athelstane, Wis. Shirley married Bill Sonnenberg Oct. 26, 1945, together they raised 10 ...

Laurie Walstrom

IRON MOUNTAIN — Laurie Walstrom, 64, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at ManorCare, Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Victor P. Stankevich Jr.

Victor P. Stankevich Jr.

GOODMAN Wis. — Victor P. Stankevich Jr., 74, of Goodman passed away Friday May 19, 2017, at Bellin Hospital. He was born June 13, 1942, son of Victor P. Stankevich Sr. and Arlene (Kasakaitas) Stankevich. Victor enjoyed hunting and fishing. Victor is survived by his wife, Lucille; three ...