Obituaries

Robert L. Welker

IRON MOUNTAIN — Robert L. Welker, 74, of Iron Mountain, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at the Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

John Pontti

ISHPEMING — John Norman Pontti, 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday evening, Feb. 7, 2019, at Mill Creek Assisted Living in Marquette, where he had resided since May 2017 while under the loving care of his family, the staff at Mill Creek and Upper Peninsula Home Health ...

Bonnie Puchovan

FAITHORN — Bonnie Sue Puchovan, 76, of Faithorn, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Funeral services for Bonnie will be held in the spring. Arrangements are incomplete at this time; they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

June Hirte

NIAGARA, Wis. — June Hirte, 93, of Niagara, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Florence Health Services. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Clarence W. Osterberg

AURORA, Wis. — Clarence W. Osterberg, 97, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at his home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Feb. 11, at the Aurora Free Church. Funeral services will follow at noon at the church. The Rev. James Danielson will officiate. Burial ...

Floyd G. VanOss

CHANNING — Floyd G. VanOss, 95, of Channing, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Grace Presbyterian Church in Sagola. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the ...

Donna Plasier

KINGSFORD — Donna (Jackomino) Plasier, 78, formally from Kingsford and Aitkin, Minn., passed away Feb. 4, 2019, at Edgewater Nursing Home in Port Edwards, Wis. Donna was born Aug. 16, 1940, in Kingsford to the late Genesio and Ivey (Patrick) Jackomino. She was employed for several years ...

Deanna Adams

KINGSFORD — Deanna Adams, 92, of Kingsford, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Florence Health Services. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Luella “Lola” Tappy

NIAGARA, Wis. — Luella “Lola” A. Tappy, 91, of Niagara, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Maryhill Manor, Niagara. She was born Jan. 16, 1928, in Niagara to Oliver and Angeline (Renguette) Betters. Lola grew up in Niagara and graduated from Niagara High School, Class of 1946. She was ...

Renee L. Beechler

IRON MOUNTAIN — Renee L. (Belongia) Beechler, 51, of Greenville, Mich., passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Patricia Tresedder

IRON MOUNTAIN — Patricia (Patty) Ann Tresedder, 58, passed away due to cardiac arrest on Feb. 1, 2019, in her home on the northside of Iron Mountain. Patty is survived by her spouse, Dana Tresedder of Iron Mountain; her son, Matthew Morehouse of Iron Mountain; her daughter, Stacey Peterson ...

Les Klatt

IRON MOUNTAIN — Leslie William Klatt, 60, of Iron Mountain, passed away due to cancer on Jan. 21, 2019. A small funeral was held at his home church in Kingsford. This is to notify his many friends of his passing.

Dorothy Ann Osterberg

AURORA, Wis. — Dorothy Ann Osterberg, 86, died in her Aurora farmhouse, where she had lived since she was two years old. She went to her Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Visitation will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Aurora Free Church. Funeral services will ...

Louise E. Roberts

IRON MOUNTAIN — Louise E. Roberts, 102, passed away Feb. 2, 2019, at Florence Heath Services in Florence, Wis. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. at the church. Pastor Geri Hamlen will officiate. ...

Jennifer Ann Ketola

CRYSTAL FALLS — Jennifer Ann Ketola, 41, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at her home, after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was the unforgettable wife of Josh Ketola and mother of Jonnie and Cecelia Ketola. Jen was born Nov. 14, 1977, in Iron Mountain, daughter ...

Floyd G. VanOss

CHANNING — Floyd G. VanOss, 95, of Channing passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. He was born March 21, 1923, in Crystal Falls, son of the late Harold and Loretta (Frizzel) VanOss. Floyd graduated from Channing High School in 1941 and was ...

Clarence W. Osterberg

AURORA, Wis. — Clarence W. Osterberg, 97, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at his home. Clarence was born on Feb. 10, 1921, in Aurora. He was the son of Swedish immigrants G. Walfred and Hedvig (Friberg) Osterberg. He was a 1939 graduate of Iron Mountain High ...

Billy Joe Leinen

NORWAY — Billy Joe Leinen, 49, of Norway, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at Crossroads Care Center of East Green Bay, Wis. He was born on Dec. 11, 1969, in Norway. Billy Joe graduated from Norway High School in 1988. He loved to go fishing, bald eagles and enjoyed working on cars. Billy ...

Warden “Ward” Lindstrom Jr.

HOWARD, Wis. — Warden “Ward” Lindstrom Jr., 64, of Howard, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Wife, Kay and children, Wardy, Sarah and Jill. Parents, Warden and Margaret Lindstrom. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Avenue, Green Bay, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

Carol J. Gustafson

IRON RIVER — Carol J. Gustafson, 70, of Iron River, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. Private family services will be held. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.