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Obituaries

Kim Johnson

KINGSFORD — Kim Jay Johnson, 65, of Kingsford, passed away at his residence on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Kim was born on March 29, 1951 in Iron Mountain, the oldest son of the late Clifford and Bonnie (Anderson) Johnson. He graduated from Kingsford High School in 1969, briefly attended ...

Jean M. Schettler

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jean M. Schettler, 87, of Waukesha, Wis., formerly of the Iron Mountain area, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Linden Grove in Waukesha. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Halldes M. Nocerini

IRON RIVER — Halldes M. Nocerini, 98, of Iron River, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. A private gathering is tentatively planned for spring. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the First Lutheran Church at ...

Bobby Warren Henry

KINGSFORD — Bobby Warren Henry, 89, of Kingsford, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at U.P. Health System in Marquette, Michigan. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Mary Jane “Tootsie” Markham

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary Jane "Tootsie" Markham, 89, of Howard, Wis., formerly of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at the Unity Hospice Ming Residence in DePere, Wis. Mary Jane was born on Dec. 29, 1927, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Edwin and Signe (Anderson) ...

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ALPHONSE ADAM

Armand Alphonse Adam

NORWAY — Armand Alphonse Adam, 91, of Norway, formerly of Berlin, N.H., passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Armand was born July 19, 1925, to Felix and Eva (St. Amand) Adam in Berlin, the fourth of five siblings, Heloise, Yvette, ...

Irving E. “Chipper” Carlson II

MILWAUKEE — Irving E. “Chipper” Carlson II, 70, of Milwaukee, formerly of Kingsford, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 17. He was born on Nov. 4, 1946, to Margaret and the late Irving Carlson of Kingsford. Chipper was a 1964 of Kingsford High School. Arrangements are incomplete ...

Ralph Hoaglund

Ralph Hoaglund

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — Ralph Hoaglund, 91, of Homestead, passed away on Feb. 15, 2017, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Ralph was born on Dec. 29, 1925, in Iron Mountain, to Edwin and Esther (Thomas) Hoaglund. A lifelong resident of the area, Ralph attended grade ...

Caroline Juroff

Caroline Juroff

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — Caroline L. Juroff, 87, of Waukegan and formerly of Crystal Falls, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. She was born Feb. 26, 1929, in South Bend, Ind., daughter of the late Chester and Hazel (Souder) Lolmaugh. Caroline married Arthur Juroff on June 12, 1948, at St. Paul ...

Allen Blackhall

NILES, Ill. — Allen "Scott" Blackhall, 67, former 25-year resident of Iron Mountain, passed away from a short illness. Scott enjoyed hunting, cribbage and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. Beloved husband of Banoly, née Meiki; loving father of Daniel (Nataliya) ...

Donald Nelson

Donald Nelson

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Donald K. Nelson, 90, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Westlake. He was the loving husband for 62 years of Joan (née Arneson); devoted father of Steven (Karen), David, Douglas (Peggy Sue) and Lynn Pajak (Mike); cherished grandfather ...

Ralph Hoaglund

FLORENCE, Wis. — Ralph N. Hoaglund, 91, of Florence, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Cathy-Jean Mapps

KINGSFORD — Cathy-Jean (DeFiore) Mapps, 60, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Marilyn F. Koller

Marilyn F. Koller

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Marilyn F. Koller, 79, of Scarborough, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, after a dignified struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Despite the many limitations that Alzheimer’s and macular degeneration imposed upon her, she never once ...

Sandra Lehr

Sandra Lehr

MADISON/DEFOREST, Wis. — Sandra L. Lehr, 68, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 6, 2017, at her home in DeForest. She was born June 21, 1948, in Stambaugh the daughter of Eino and Sannie (Haapanen) Puska. She met the love of her life Robert Lehr at the Wisconsin School for the Visually ...

Dorothy Lovaas

Dorothy Lovaas

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Dorothy J. Lovaas (née Paveglio), 97, was born to eternal life on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Daughter of the late August and Irene Paveglio. Preceded in death by her husband, James Lovaas and her daughter, Leslie Pipito. Beloved mother of Susan and August Mingesz; cherished ...

Charles Gustafson

CLOQUET, Minn. — Charles “Chuck” M. Gustafson, 67, of Cloquet, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Golden Horizon Assisted Living in Aitkin, Minn. A graveside service will take place in Hematite Township Cemetery in Amasa in the spring. You may light a candle in remembrance of ...

Armand Adam

NORWAY — Armand Adam, 91, of Norway, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

JOYCE WITYNSKI

Joyce E. Witynski

FLORENCE, Wis. — Joyce E. Witynski, 89, of Florence, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay, Wis. She was born March 5, 1927, in Florence, daughter of the late Edward and Judith (Anderson) LeFleur. Joyce grew up in Florence and graduated Florence High ...

Tammy J. Weber

Tammy J. Weber

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — Tammy J. Weber, 51, of Homestead, passed away Feb. 7, 2017, at her home. Tammy was born in Dickinson County on May 23, 1965. Daughter of James Schuirmann (of Homestead) and Janet (Larson) Schuirmann (of Green Bay, Wis.). Among so many other things in her life, Tammy was ...