Obituaries

Aggie Massie

IRON MOUNTAIN — Aggie Massie, 89, of Iron Mountain, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Virginia Lindgren

NORWAY — Virginia L. Lindgren, 84, of Norway, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. She was born on Aug. 31, 1934, in Beecher, Wis., the daughter of the late Milo and Annabell (Rother) Dorwin. On July 12, 1952, she ...

Anita Echola

CRYSTAL FALLS — Anita Echola, 90, of Crystal Falls, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. She was born April 29, 1928, in Iron River, daughter of the late Quinto and Judith (Peterson) Lupini. Anita graduated from Iron River High School in ...

Judith Opolka

NORWAY — Judith A. Opolka, 67, of Norway, died Thursday, Jan. 10, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. She was born on Sept. 4, 1951, in Norway, the daughter of the late Joseph and Geraldine (Cronick) Zychowski. Judy graduated from Norway High School in 1969. She ...

Irene Warner

NORWAY — Irene B. Warner, 95, of Norway, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. She was born on Oct. 16, 1923, in Norway, the daughter of the late William and Clara (Rochon) LaVoie. Irene lived her childhood years in Vulcan, in the lower Pine Creek ...

Patrick Case

IRON MOUNTAIN — Patrick Case, 49, passed away at his home in Iron Mountain, on Dec. 22, 2018. He was born on March 29, 1969, to LeRoy and Jeannette Case of Tuttle, Okla. Patrick graduated from Tuttle High School in 1987, where he participated in golf, football and basketball. He was the ...

Howard E. Rosseau

IRON RIVER — Howard E. Rosseau, 92, of Iron River, passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. Visitation will be 9 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic ...

Patricia A. Sydmark

IRON MOUNTAIN — Patricia A. (Coopman) Sydmark, 79, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. ...

Zachary J. Grant

CASPIAN — Zachary J. Grant, 17, of Caspian, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron River. Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dawn Robbins to officiate. Interment ...

Otto Weinert

KINGSFORD — Otto Weinert, 97, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, at ManorCare Health Services. In accordance with Otto’s wishes there will be no services held. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.

Michael J. “John” Dagostino

FLORENCE, Wis. — Michael J. "John" Dagostino, 87, of Florence, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born April 28, 1931, in Norway, son of the late Michael and Lucille (Meress) Dagostino. John grew up in Florence and ...

Todd James Marcell

KINGSFORD — Todd James Marcell, 56, of Kingsford, passed away on Dec. 2, 2018. He was born in Lanse on Oct. 13, 1962, to Roland and Nancy Marcell. Todd was a lifelong resident of the area, working for many years as a construction and manufacturing supervisor and was known for his ...

Virginia Lindgren

NORWAY — Virginia L. Lindgren, 84, of Norway, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Karen Scheffler

CRYSTAL FALLS — Karen Scheffler, 64, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A funeral service ...

Judith A. Opolka

NORWAY — Judith A. Opolka, 67 of Norway, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Beatrice A. Brozovich

CRYSTAL FALLS — Beatrice A. Brozovich, 94, of Iron River, formerly of Kingsford, passed away Jan. 7, 2019, at Aspirus Hospital Iron River. Beatrice was born Oct. 15, 1924, in Kingsford. She attended Kingsford schools and was in the Kingsford High School, Class of 1942. Beatrice married ...

Glenn J. Butterfield

IRON MOUNTAIN — Glenn J. Butterfield, 82, of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2019, at his home. Glenn was born on Jan. 5, 1937, in Niagara, Wis., son of the late Clarence and Claire (Kallenbach) Butterfield. Glenn was a resident of this area for most of his life and ...

Karen Scheffler

CRYSTAL FALLS — Karen Scheffler, 64, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. She was born Dec. 12, 1954, in Crystal Falls, to Chester and Doris (Anderson) Broswavic. Karen was a longtime waitress at various local ...

Anita Echola

CRYSTAL FALLS — Anita Echola, 90, of Crystal Falls, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Memorial services are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Nash Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. Complete arrangements will be announced ...

Beatrice Blomquist

IRON MOUNTAIN — Beatrice Mary Blomquist, 101, of Iron Mountain arrived in God’s Garden, Dec. 27, 2018. She entered from ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will follow at 11 ...