Obituaries

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

HOUSTON — Andrew “Handy Andy” Robert Brown, 59, of Houston, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 22, 2017. He was born and raised in Niagara, Wis. He was an Army veteran and an experienced electrician. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and being outdoors. Andrew was preceded in death by ...

Elizabeth Ponozzo

IRON MOUNTAIN — Elizabeth Ponozzo, 88, of Iron River, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Alan Sitowski

Alan Sitowski

NIAGARA, Wis. — Alan W. Sitowski, 57, of Niagara, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. He was born April 4, 1960, in Hammond, Ind., son of Albin and Eileen (Miller) Sitowski. Alan worked at the Dickinson County Fair Grounds, Community Action, Broach ...

Danna R. Canavera-Mitchell

Danna R. Canavera-Mitchell

IRON MOUNTAIN — Danna R. Canavera-Mitchell, 76, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. She was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Earl and Madelyn (Willikson) Alexander. Danna graduated from ...

Raymond K. Belunes

POPPLE RIVER, Wis. — Raymond K. Belunes, 94, of Popple River, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at St. Norbert Catholic Church in Long Lake, Wis. Funeral services will ...

Justin Curran

IRON MOUNTAIN — Justin Stephen Crosson Curran, 29, formerly of Iron Mountain and Kingsford, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Ann Arbor. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Carole Jeanne (Wolfe) Johnson

Carole Jeanne (Wolfe) Johnson

SKANDIA — Carole Jeanne (Wolfe) Johnson, 75, of Skandia, entered eternal life Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at UP Health System - Marquette, in the loving care of her family. Born Aug. 26, 1942, in Muncie, Ind., and Carole was raised in Whittier, Calif. On July 23, 1960, Carole was united in ...

Bonnie Mae Chiesa

Bonnie Mae Chiesa

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bonnie "Becky" Mae Chiesa, 77, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Huntersville, N.C. She was born on July 23, 1940, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Jack and Mary (Burcar) Rahoi. Bonnie's home-town was Iron Mountain but after she married the late Patrick L. ...

Danna R. Mitchell

IRON MOUNTAIN — Danna R. Mitchell, 76, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Jacobs Funeral Homes, Iron Mountain.

Alan Sitowski

NIAGARA, Wis. — Alan W. Sitowski, 57, of Niagara, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. A full obituary will run in tomorrow’s edition of the Daily News. Arrangements were made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Andrea Kay Cousineau

Andrea Kay Cousineau

KINGSFORD — Andrea Kay "Andy" Cousineau, 67, of Kingsford, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. She was born on Feb. 16, 1950 in Oshkosh, Wis. Andy graduated from Norway High School and studied nursing at Bay de Noc Community College. She worked as a registered ...

Naomi May Alexander

Naomi May Alexander

FENCE, Wis. — Naomi May Alexander, 80, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. She was born on Aug. 15, 1937, in Hollywood, Calif., daughter of the late Melvin and Hazel (Allen) Richins. Naomi was an extremely proud grandmother, ...

Helen M. Mott

Helen M. Mott

KINGSFORD — Helen M. Mott, 87, of Kingsford, went to be with her Savior on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Freeman's Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. She was born on July 1, 1930, in Borup, Minn., the daughter of the late Helmer and Minnie (Dahl) Eastvold. Helen was a registered nurse. She ...

Helen Petraska

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — Helen Petraska, 100, of Homestead, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Florence Health Services. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MARY A. ESVELDT

Mary A. Esveldt

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary A. Esveldt, 84, of Iron Mountain, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at Appleton Medical Center with her family by her side. Mary was born Feb. 17, 1933, daughter of the late Sol and Evelyn (La Forge) Beauparlant. Mary was the baby of the family and in her own words, “was ...

Naomi May Alexander

FENCE, Wis. — Naomi May Alexander, 80, of Fence, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Bonnie “Becky” Chiesa

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bonnie “Becky” Chiesa, 77, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Huntersville, N.C. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Julie A. Tass

Julie A. Tass

IRON MOUNTAIN — Julie A. Tass, 63, of Iron Mountain, passed peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 18, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with ALS. Julie was born in Stambaugh on May 9, 1954, to Edward and Gerry (Beaudry) Kukuk. Julie was raised in this area and was a 1972 graduate of ...

Robert F. Morrell

Robert F. Morrell

KINGSFORD — Robert F. Morrell, 92, of Kingsford, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born May 9, 1925, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Frank and Emogene (Elliott) Morrell. Bob grew up in Kingsford, and graduated from ...

Mary A. Esveldt

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary A. Esveldt, 84, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center in Appleton, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.