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Obituaries

Myron LaBonte

VULCAN — Myron LaBonte, 55, of Vulcan, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Vulcan. A compete obituary will be in the Daily News at a later date. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Richard V. Jensen

NORWAY — Richard V. Jensen, 68, of Norway, died Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rosalie A. King

IRON RIVER — Rosalie A. King, 81, of Iron River, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017, at Aspirus Hospital in Iron River. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at St. ...

Vincent Eagloski

Vincent Eagloski

IRON RIVER — Vincent Eagloski passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Iron Mountain. He was born July 1, 1925, at his parent’s home on Iron Lake. He was the son of the late Vincent and Anna (Korus) Eagloski. Vincent attended Iron River Schools, ...

Donald J. Furno

Donald J. Furno

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald J. Furno, 86, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born May 25, 1930, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Domenic and Mary (Badini) Furno. Donald graduated from Iron Mountain High ...

Douglas G. Gooding

EAST KINGSFORD — Douglas G. Gooding, 87, of East Kingsford, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Funeral services are tentatively scheduled for May 6. A compete obituary will be in the Daily News at that time. The Erickson-Rochon ...

Lawrence Butsic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Lawrence Andrew Butsic, 64, of Grand Rapids and formerly of Kingsford, son of Joyce and the late Andrew Butsic, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at a hospital in Grand Rapids surrounded by his loving wife, the former Cindy Larsen, and other close family members. His full ...

Eldred Robert Fayas

IRON MOUNTAIN — Eldred Robert Fayas, 95, of Iron Mountain, went home to be with his savior on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born March 24, 1922, in Hardwood, son of the late Mose and Elsie (Flavion) Fayas. He graduated from Felch High School. He served in the Army during World War II in ...

Debra Wirtanen

Debra Wirtanen

AMASA — Debra L. Wirtanen, 61, of Amasa, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Debbie was born Aug. 23, 1955, in Tampa, Fla., daughter of the late Rueben and Marjorie (Klase) Hansen. She was a lifelong resident of this area. Debbie worked as a teller at ...

Vincent Eagloski

IRON RIVER — Vincent Eagloski, 91, of Iron River, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Hoffman

IRON RIVER — Joseph Hoffman, 63, of Iron River, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Ministry St. Mary Hospital in Rhinelander, Wis. A memorial Mass will be held Friday, April 21, at 11 a.m., at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls. Rev. Fr. Dan Malone will ...

Donald Furno

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald J. Furno, 86, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Robert Kegel

KINGSFORD — Robert K. “Bob” Kegel, 96, of Kingsford, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be on Monday, April, 24, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services will ...

Bradley Chartier

Bradley Chartier

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Bradley Neal Chartier, 26, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, April 16, 2017. He was born on July 9, 1990, to Donald Chartier Jr. and Tammy Ryan. Brad lived most of his life in Green Bay and was a graduate of Green Bay Southwest High School. For his first two years ...

Esther Kivimaki

Esther Kivimaki

CRYSTAL FALLS — Esther Edna Kivimaki, 77, of Crystal Falls Township, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. She was born on April 24, 1939, in Crystal Falls Township, daughter of the late George and Ilmi (Maki) Latva. She attended Amasa High ...

Eldred Fayas

IRON MOUNTAIN — Eldred Robert Fayas, 95, of Iron Mountain, went home to be with his Savior on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Debra L. Wirtanen

AMASA — Debra L. Wirtanen, 61, of Amasa, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be on Friday, April 21, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls. Memorial services will follow at 5 p.m. Friday at the church. Rev. Micheal ...

Wanda F. Osterberg

Wanda F. Osterberg

FLORENCE, Wis. — Wanda F. Osterberg, 67, of Florence, Wis., passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1949, in Norway, daughter of the late Claude and Eunice (McEwing) Hollingsworth. Wanda grew up in Beecher, Wis. and graduated from Pembine High School. She ...

Joseph Hoffman

IRON RIVER — Joseph Hoffman, 63, of Iron River, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Ministry St. Mary Hospital in Rhinelander, Wis. He was born March 18, 1954 in Chicago, son of the late Bernard and Inez (Nacoli) Hoffman. Joseph spent his first 14 years of life in Chicago before ...