Obituaries

Helen E. Kinner

IRON RIVER — Helen E. Kinner, 90, of Iron River, passed away surrounded by her family Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m., with ...

Thomas Edwards

AURORA, Wis. — Thomas Edwards, 90, of Aurora, died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.

Joyce A. Wolf

BARK RIVER — Joyce A. Wolf, 80, of Bark River, passed away peacefully in the morning hours of Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at Northwoods Place in Escanaba. A memorial Mass to honor the life of Joyce A. Wolf will be conducted at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River in the spring. Joyce ...

Rudy Rihtarshich

Rudy Rihtarshich

IRON MOUNTAIN — Rudy Rihtarshich, 94, of Iron Mountain, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. He was born Dec. 28, 1923, son of the late Jacob and Hanna (Lusner) Rihtarshich. Rudy was a skilled carpenter who built many area buildings as ...

Sister Mary Carmela

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sister Mary Carmela of the Blessed Sacrament, O.C.D, (Elizabeth Musick), 98, a member of the Carmelite Community, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Sister Mary Carmela was born July 6, 1919, in Calumet, daughter of the late Frank ...

George O. Rowell Sr.

MAHTOMEDI, Minn. — George O. Rowell Sr., 79, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Mahtomedi. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. ...

Rudy Rihtarshich

KINGSFORD — Rudy Rihtarshich, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.

Elizabeth J. Kinsella

Elizabeth J. Kinsella

NIAGARA, Wis. — Elizabeth J. Kinsella, 75, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Maryhill Manor, Niagara. She was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Norway, daughter of the late Walter and Jeanette (Roeland-Krenn) Franz. Elizabeth was a lifelong resident of Niagara and graduated from Niagara ...

George O. Rowell Sr.

George O. Rowell Sr.

KINGSFORD — George O. Rowell Sr., 79, of Kingsford, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Mahtomedi, Minn. He was born June 3, 1938, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Hosea and Edith (Munday) Rowell. George married Audrey Schneider on March 19, 1960, and they spent more than 53 wonderful ...

Elizabeth J. Kinsella

NIAGARA, Wis. — Elizabeth J. Kinsella, 75, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Maryhill Manor, Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel, Niagara.

James G. Eisenstein

IRON MOUNTAIN — James G. Eisenstein, 22, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain. In accordance with James' wishes, private family services will be held. You may light a candle in remembrance of James or leave a ...

June L. Reed

MT. DORA, Fla. — June L. Reed, 92, passed away Dec. 27, 2017. A long term resident of Mt. Dora, June was an active member of P.E.O., supporting an all women’s university: Cottey College in Missouri. She was also involved in Women’s Circles in the Methodist Church. She was born to ...

Dennis Hoelzer

BATAVIA, Ill. — Dennis Keith Hoelzer, 64, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at his home in Batavia, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Feb.4, 1953, in Franklin Park, Ill., and was the son of the late William and Eleanor Hoelzer. Denny was married to Mary, ...

Donald J. Stacho

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald J. Stacho, 68, of Iron Mountain, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

George O. Rowell Sr.

KINGSFORD — George O. Rowell Sr., 79, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Mahtomedi, Minn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Dr. Gregory Evensen

Dr. Gregory Evensen

CRYSTAL FALLS — Dr. Gregory Lance Evensen, 67, of Mastodon Township/Crystal Falls, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Florence Health Services. Greg was born in DeKalb, Ill., on March 10, 1950, the son of Robert and Elizabeth "Betty" (Edwards) Evensen. Due to his ...

Glendon Martin

Glendon Martin

KINGSFORD — Glendon “Butch” Martin, 77, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Glendon was born Aug. 4, 1940, son of the late August and Alice (Babcock) Martin. Glendon worked as a logger and upon retirement was able to do more hunting ...

David Serbinski

David Serbinski

BATES TOWNSHIP — David Anthony Serbinski, 84, of Bates Township, went to be with our Lord on Jan. 30, 2018. David was born Oct. 25, 1933, in Stambaugh, the son of the late Stanley and Joanna (LaSovage) Serbinski. He attended Stambaugh Schools, graduating from Stambaugh High School in 1951. ...

James Freeman

James Freeman

NIAGARA, Wis. — James Dean (Jimmy) Freeman, 56, of East Fisher Lake Parkway, Niagara, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, at Bellin Hospital Green Bay, Wis. Jim was born Dec. 1, 1961, in Iron Mountain, son of Karen (Larson) Hixon of Aurora, Wis., and the late Carl Edwin Freeman of Iron ...

Clarice A. Lefebvre

EAST TROY, Wis. — Clarice A. Lefebvre, 81, of East Troy, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at East Troy Manor in East Troy. Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral ...