Obituaries

Jean A. Haanpaa

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jean A. Haanpaa, 58, of Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Frank Suardini Jr.

FENCE, Wis. — Frank Suardini Jr., 89, of Fence, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Cheryl Hafeman

PEMBINE Wis. — Cheryl Hafeman, 72, of Pembine, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel, Niagara, Wis.

Clifford Swanson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Clifford F. “Sonny” Swanson, 78, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. He was born on the family farm Dec. 11, 1938, son of the late Clifford A. and Doris (Dauzy) Swanson. Sonny graduated ...

John Channing

IRON MOUNTAIN — After a long, full life, John Parke “Jack” Channing, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be today from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron ...

Mae Hupy

SPALDING — Mae Hupy, 104, of Spalding, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Clifford Swanson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Clifford "Sonny" Swanson, 78, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Donald Hansen

WILSON — Donald M. “Copie” Hansen, 83, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Cedar Grove at Pinecrest Medical Facility in Powers. He was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Wilson, son of George and Emma (Martin) Hansen. He was raised in Wilson and graduated from Bark River High School in ...

Harry Self

IRON MOUNTAIN — Harry D. Self, 86, of Iron Mountain, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Aspirus Hospital in Iron River. Visitation will be Saturday, June 24, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at First Covenant Church. A memorial service will follow Saturday at 11:30 at the church. Rev. Peter ...

John Channing

IRON MOUNTAIN — After a long, full life, John Parke “Jack” Channing, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Born the first child and only son of R. John and Ida E. (Wolfe) Channing on Nov. 12, 1927, in Ishpeming, he grew up ...

Jill Korach

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jill Marie Korach passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was born Oct. 15, 1954, to Loren “Pard” and Jean (Larmour) Bessin in Ishpeming. Jill loved hosting a good celebration, big or small, sharing her knack of great cooking, and making family and ...

Shirley Jauquet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Shirley A. Jauquet, 87, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. She was born Jan. 19, 1930, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Cowling) Ladwig. Shirley was a lifetime resident ...

Diane Boggetto

FAITHORN — Diane Boggetto, 62, of Faithorn and formerly of Ironwood, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Ohio. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.

Harold Duke Sr.

PULASKI, Wis. — Harold Raymond “Bud” Duke Sr., 88, of Pulaski and formerly of Niagara, Wis., passed away at his residence on Monday, June 19, 2017. Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Kingsford, he is the son of the late Harold and Leone (Ballard) Duke. Bud married Dorothy Krause on Aug. 30, 1952, ...

Stella Yourkoski

VULCAN — Stella S. Yourkoski, 101, of Vulcan, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. She was born on Sept. 29, 1915, in Norway, the daughter of the late Andrew and Sophie (Chmielowski) Oleksy. Stella married John Yourkoski Sr. on June 2, 1934, in St. Mary ...

Richard Dallapiazza

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — Richard G. Dallapiazza, 80, of Spread Eagle, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at his home with his family by his side. He was born Dec.13, 1936, in Breitung Township, son of the late Louis and Kathryn (Burbach) Dallapiazza. Richard grew up in Norway and is a 1955 ...

Jack Channing

IRON MOUNTAIN — After a long, full life, John Parke Channing, “Jack,” passed away peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in ...

Gary Schwenn

LONG LAKE, Wis. — Gary Thomas “Tom” Schwenn, 70, of Long Lake, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital in Madison, Wis. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 24, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. ...

Joseph Racine

CRYSTAL FALLS — Joseph W. Racine, 58, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 24, at the family home in Crystal Falls starting anytime after 4 p.m. The family has ...

Jill Korach

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jill M. Korach, 62, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.