Obituaries

Gene A. Gasparas

CRYSTAL FALLS — Gene A. Gasparas, 72, of Crystal Falls, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Gene was born Sept. 21, 1945 in Chicago, to the late George and Marie (Marek) Gasparas. He married Donna Engelhardt at St. John ...

Barbara A. Cologna

POWERS — Barbara A. Cologna, 80, of Powers, passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, with her family by her side. She was born on Jan. 2, 1938, in Norway, the fourth daughter of Harold and Maude (Pearney) Wall. She graduated from Norway ...

Paul B. Colavecchi

IRON MOUNTAIN — Paul B. Colavecchi, 66, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Elaine C. Yuhasey

IRON MOUNTAIN — Elaine C. Yuhasey, 91, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Dickinson County Hospital. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 14 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. Memorial services will follow at noon at the church. ...

Carolee J. Palmcook

QUINNESEC — Carolee J. Palmcook, 82, of Quinnesec, passed away on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. A Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Mary & St. Joseph Catholic Church. Fr. Raymond Valerio will officiate. A luncheon will ...

Jonathan Mai D. Mitchell

KINGSFORD — Jonathan Mai D. Mitchell died tragically in a traffic accident on Sept. 4, in Togo, West Africa, while serving with the United States Peace Corps. Born on Feb. 16, 1993, as Dung Tan Mai in Vietnam, Jon was orphaned at age 3 and adopted in 2000 at the age of 6 by Dr. Daniel and ...

Patrick J. Cuculi

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Patrick J. Cuculi, 72, of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 9, 2018, at Allouez Parkside Village with family and friends at his side. He was born April 8, 1946, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Tobin) Cuculi. Following his graduation ...

Geralyn M. Patterson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Geralyn M. “Geri” Patterson, 63, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 23, 1955, in Wyandotte, daughter of Raymond and RoseAnn (Mauren) DeSana. Geri grew ...

Elaine Hansen Thornburg

DURHAM, N.C. — Elaine Hansen Thornburg, 82, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at Treyburn Rehabilitation Center in Durham. She was born in Kingsford to the late Lester Hansen and Ellen Olson Hansen. In addition to her parents, Elaine was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Robert E. ...

Eileen Scott

KINGSFORD — Eileen Scott, 90, of Kingsford died on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at ManorCare in Kingsford. Eileen was born on Jan. 23, 1928, to Dr Leo J and Helen "Nellie" (D'Arcy) Flatley. She grew up in Kenosha, Wis. She attended high school at Holy Child in Waukegan, Ill., and attended Mount ...

Elaine Yuhasey

IRON MOUNTAIN — Elaine Yuhasey, 91, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Gene A. Gasparas

CRYSTAL FALLS — Gene A. Gasparas, 72, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain. The family has ...

Terri Ann Johnson

IRON RIVER — Terri Ann Johnson, 57, of Iron River, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, ...

Barbara A. Cologna

POWERS — Barbara A. Cologna, 80, of Powers, passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, with her family by her side. A complete obituary will be forthcoming. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Cologna Family.

Michael G. Pancheri

KENOSHA, Wis. — Michael G. Pancheri, 65, of Kenosha, passed away on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Iron Mountain, on June 3, 1953, he was the son of the late Gerald and Margaret (Jansen) Pancheri. Michael was employed by the City of ...

Geralyn M. “Geri” Patterson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Geralyn M. “Geri” Patterson, 63, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Jonathan Mitchell

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jonathan Mitchell, 25, Peace Corps volunteer in Togo, Africa, died on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 in Togo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Lillian M. Schneider

NIAGARA, Wis. — Lillian M. Schneider, 95, of Niagara, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. She was born June 15, 1923, in St. Cloud, Minn., daughter of the late John and Florentine (Hartmann) Hockert. Lillian married Herman Schneider on Oct. 27, 1956, in St. ...

Judge V. Robert Payant

IRON MOUNTAIN — Judge V. Robert Payant, retired president of the National Judicial College, died on Sept. 4, 2018, after a short illness at his home in Milwaukee, surrounded by his loving family. Robert, known to his friends as Bob, was born in Iron Mountain in the Upper Peninsula of ...

Lillian M. Schneider

NIAGARA, Wis. — Lillian M. Schneider, 95, of Niagara, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at Maryhill Manor, Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel.