Obituaries

Rita Calcaterra

MARQUETTE — Rita M. Calcaterra, 83, of Marquette, entered eternal life on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at Mill Creek Assisted Living in the loving care of her family, caregivers of Mill Creek and Lake Superior Hospice. The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family where condolences may be ...

Roni Wagner

IRON MOUNTAIN — Roni M. Wagner, 62, of Vulcan, passed away today, Feb. 24, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Jean Schettler

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Jean M. Schettler, 87, of Waukesha and formerly of the Iron Mountain area, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Linden Grove in Waukesha. She was born June 9, 1929, in Felch, daughter of the late Ivar and Agda (Isaacson) Lindstrom. Jean graduated from Parkrose High ...

Lee Spencer

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lee D. Spencer, 85, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Bobby Henry

KINGSFORD — Bobby Warren Henry, 89, of Kingsford, completed his journey to Heaven on Feb. 20, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Kingsford, son of William and Helen Henry on Aug. 6, 1927. He married Geraldine "Geri" Hayden on Aug. 30, 1947, and they had three children, ...

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) ...

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...