Obituaries

Carol Ruth Johnsen

HUTTO, TEXAS — Carol Ruth Johnsen (Lehman), 84, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Falcon Ridge Rehabilitation Nursing Home in Hutto. She had been suffering from lung cancer for a little over a year and pulmonary fibrosis for many years. Carol was born on July 27, 1933, in Aurora, ...

Amber E. Clark

CRYSTAL FALLS — Amber E. Clark, 107, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Crystal Falls.

Carol Branback

NORWAY — Carol B. Branback, 82, of Norway, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at ManorCare in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. They will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Larry Paquette

IRON MOUNTAIN — Larry Paquette, 73, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Iris (McMahon) Hall

FLORENCE, Wis. — Iris (McMahon) Hall, 79, formerly of Hardwood and Foster City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Florence Health Services in Florence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Donald Polkinghorne

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Donald “Pucky” Polkinghorne passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, May 12, 2018, at his home in Ashwaubenon. Loving, kind, respectful and creative are a few of the words that could be used to describe Don. He had a zest for life and was as happy ...

Carol Lynn Thomas

IOWA CITY, IOWA — Carol Lynn Thomas, 80, of St. Joe, Ark., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Iowa City. She was born in St. Joe on Dec. 18, 1937, to Leonard Keeling and Jennie Stephenson Keeling. Carol was the youngest of five children, Amberline LeCompte, Lucile Horton, ...

Shirley Lynn Sartorelli

GAASTRA — Shirley Lynn Sartorelli, 71, of Gaastra, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, May 25 at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow ...

Charles G. Paquette

NIAGARA, Wis. — Charles G. Paquette, 80, of Niagara, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born Aug. 18, 1937, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Clifford and Sophie (Erickson) Paquette. Charles was a graduate of Kingsford High School, Class of 1955. He ...

Adeline J. Karney

FERNDALE, Mich. — Adeline J. Karney, 92, of Ferndale, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Greenfield Rehab and Nursing Center in Royal Oak, Mich. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Iron River, with Rev. Gregory Veneklase to offer the ...

Joan M. Julian

NORWAY — Joan (Hinds) Julian, 51, of Norway, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Escanaba. A public visitation and celebration of Joan’s life will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at Marion Park Pavilion in Norway. Arrangements made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Elaine Marie Anderson Faltersack

ESCANABA — Elaine Marie Anderson Faltersack, 84, went to her heavenly home March 12, 2018, at their winter home in Arizona. Services will be at Zion Lutheran Church on Metropolitan Road in Felch on Sunday, May 20. Gathering will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Service will be at 2:30 p.m., with a ...

Charles G. Paquette

NIAGARA, Wis — Charles G. Paquette, 80, of Niagara, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel.

Constance M. Wenzel

AURORA, Wis. — Constance M. “Connie” Wenzel, 94, of Aurora, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. She was born in Ladysmith, Wis., on May 13, 1924, daughter of the late Howard and Crystella (Rhodes) Simons. She was raised in the area and ...

Robert E. Vezzetti

CASPIAN — Robert E. Vezzetti, 84, of Caspian, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be 10 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. ...

Donald Joseph Stacho

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald Joseph Stacho, 68, of Iron Mountain, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, surrounded by love, at his home. Don was born Oct. 9, 1949, in Chicago, the son of the late Donald and Pauline (Piendak) Stacho. Don grew up and graduated from high school in Chicago. Following ...

Mary Lou Larsen

VULCAN — Mary Lou Larsen, 59, of Vulcan, died Monday, May 14, 2018, surrounded by her family at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She was born on Sept. 13, 1958, in Norway, the son of Edward and Kathleen (Zadra) Hinds. Mary Lou graduated from Norway High School in 1976 ...

Joan M. Julian

NORWAY — Joan (Hinds) Julian, 51, of Norway, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Escanaba. She was born on July 10, 1966 in Norway, the daughter of Edward and Kathleen (Zadra) Hinds. Joan graduated from Norway High School in 1984. Throughout her work years she had different ...

Beatrice Smith

MARQUETTE — Beatrice M. "Bea" Smith, 84, of St. Cloud, Fla., and Marquette, entered eternal life Sunday, April 22, 2018, with her loving family, spanning five generations, at her side. Born in Saginaw on Oct. 23, 1933, Bea was raised in the Saginaw area in the winter and Moran during the ...

Constance M. Wenzel

AURORA, Wis. — Constance M. Wenzel, 94, of Aurora, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. ...