Obituaries

Pam S. Mahan

QUINNESEC — Pam S. Mahan, 62, of Quinnesec, passed away April 30, 2017. Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sep. 14, 2017 at Breitung Township Cemetery, Quinnesec. The Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain Chapel, is handling local graveside services.

Alice Baker

AURORA, Wis. — Alice Jean Baker, 96, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at Rennes East Nursing Home in Peshtigo, Wis. She was born on July 19, 1921, in Marinette, Wis., daughter of the late Raymond and Clara (Osier) Perkins. She attended Marinette schools, graduating from ...

George Mortl

KINGSFORD — George H. Mortl, 91, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Kingsford Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at American Martyrs ...

Eula Camps

IRON RIVER — Eula E. Camps, 95, of Iron River, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1921, in Owen, Wis., the daughter of the late Albert and Clara (Frantz) Schafer. She attended and graduated from Owen High School. Eula married ...

George Bertoldi

IRON MOUNTAIN — George H. Bertoldi, 94, of Oconomowoc, Wis. and formerly of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron ...

Richard Recla

QUINNESEC — Richard J. Recla, 87, of Quinnesec, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. He was born June 1, 1930, in Breitung Township, son of the late James and Louise (Tippet) Recla. At a young age, Richard entered the United States ...

Norma Brunswick

IRON RIVER — Norma K. Brunswick, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls, where she resided this past year. She was born Sept. 24, 1929, to the late Vincenzo and Serafina (Vito) Bellantonio. Norma married Bernard ...

Sam Gerber

ISHPEMING — Sam Michael Gerber, 32, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Sam was born Feb. 4, 1985, in Virginia, Minn., the son of Gary and Susan (D'Antonio) Gerber. He grew up mainly in the Kingsford-Iron Mountain area, attending Dickinson Area Catholic Grade School and ...

Richard Recla

QUINNESEC — Richard J. Recla, 87, of Quinnesec, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Jeffrey James Grenfell

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jeffrey James Grenfell, born Dec. 26, 1969, in Iron Mountain to Tom and Irene Grenfell, went to be with Jesus and the angels on Aug. 23, 2017. Jeff grew up in Michigan and, shortly after high school, moved to Montana to be with his sister and her family. He loved his nieces ...

George H. Mortl

KINGSFORD — George H. Mortl, 91, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. He was born April 15, 1926, in Kingsford, son of the late George and Mary (Brozovich) Mortl. George was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, ...

John Thomas Blackney June 25, 1926 – Aug. 29, 2017

ST. LOUIS — John Blackney, 91, of Illinois, passed away at his home near St. Louis. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; stepchildren, Vincent and Kimberly; and three grandchildren. John graduated from Kingsford High School in 1944 and came from a long line of Iron Mountain family members: ...

Eugene Gene E. Callovi

IRON RIVER — Eugene Gene E. Callovi, 76, of Iron River, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1941, in Rhinelander, Wis., the son of the late Geno and Erma (Holford) Callovi. He attended and graduated from the Stambaugh Schools, with the Class ...

Barbara D. Anderson

GOODMAN, Wis. — Barbara D. Anderson, 90, of Goodman, died Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. She was born in Goodman on June 18, 1927, daughter of the late Raymond and Irene (Sipple) Hawley. She lived in Goodman most of her life. Barbara was an ...

Joyce Angeline Girczyc

NIAGARA, Wis. — Joyce Angeline Girczyc, (Dewick), 91, of McKinleyville, Calif., formerly of Niagara, passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Aug. 26, 2017. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel. Funeral services ...

Bertie Shafer

PEMBINE, Wis. — Bertie Shafer, 88, of Pembine, died Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017, at Dickinson County Hospital. She was born in Amberg, Wis., on Oct. 23, 1928, to the late Elmer and Inez (Mattison) Bezier. Bertie loved being a mother and grandmother and cherished all the time she spent with her ...

Franklin E. Sonderegger

IRON MOUNTAIN — Franklin E. Sonderegger, 92, of L’Anse, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center, Iron Mountain. Graveside services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City. Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, is handling local arrangements. ...

Judith Mingle

MENOMINEE — Judith Irene Mingle, 75, formerly of Menominee, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at her home in Magnolia, Texas. She was born on April 24, 1942, in Menominee to the late Joseph and Myrtle (Johnson) Saunier. Judith graduated from Menominee High School. She lived in Iron ...

Tracy A. Finn

IRON MOUNTAIN — Tracy A. Finn, 55, of Iron Mountain, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at his home. Tracy was born April 24, 1962, to Robert and Betty (Vespa) Finn. He earned several degrees in business and was employed at Northpointe, where he enjoyed being a peer support specialist. Tracy ...

Blanche B. Thompson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Blanche B. Thompson, 96, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.