Obituaries

William G. “Buddy” Weier

FLORENCE, Wis. — William G. "Buddy" Weier, 57, of Florence, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. A celebration of Buddy's life will take place Saturday, Sept. 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Northern Lites, Florence. You may light a candle in remembrance ...

Randall J. Champagne

NORWAY — Randall J. Champagne, 76, of Norway, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Rev. ...

Dorothy A. Kubicsko

CRYSTAL FALLS — Dorothy A. Kubicsko, 96, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls. Dorothy was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Amasa, daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret (Kassa) Alexa. She attended school in Amasa. Dorothy ...

Randall J. Champagne

NORWAY — Randall J. Champagne, 76, of Norway, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He was born March 16, 1942, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Roland and Rosetta (Harris) Champagne. Randy graduated from Niagara High School in 1960 and was a ...

Anna Milligan

VULCAN — Anna L. Milligan, 90, of Vulcan, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Colleen M. Osier

NIAGARA, Wis. — Colleen M. Osier, 65, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel.

Marie DeMuri

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marie DeMuri, 94, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Susan E. Halls

CRYSTAL FALLS — Susan E. Halls, 95, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Christian Park Health Care Center, Escanaba, Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls.

Joyce Mattson

NORWAY — Joyce Elaine Mattson, 81, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. She was born at Penn Hospital in Norway on March 26, 1937, to Alice (Mish-Jansen) Hollingsworth and Irving Jansen. Joyce is survived by her husband, David Elving Mattson of Fort Myers, Fla.; son, James Mattson of ...

Dino H. (Enrico) Pirolo

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Dino H. (Enrico) Pirolo, 86, died Aug. 19, 2018, of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis at home in Maple Grove, surrounded by his loving family. Dino was born Jan. 19, 1932, in Caspian. He married his high school sweetheart, Eloise Joan Anderson of Stambaugh in 1953. That ...

Donald C. Yuhasey

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald C. Yuhasey, 89, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Donald was born on March 25, 1929, in Iron Mountain, son of the late William and Edna (Johnson) Yuhasey. Don was a resident of this area his entire ...

Martin M. Herzog

IRON MOUNTAIN — Martin M. Herzog, devoted husband, father and grandfather "PaPa," entered his eternal sleep Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, with his family by his side. Martin was born April 7, 1960, to Marlin and Marlene Herzog. He grew to love tinkering in the garage working on vehicles, camping ...

Marjorie A. Lysell

KINGSFORD — Marjorie A. Lysell, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at her home. She was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Sagola, daughter of the late Steven and Mary (Herzog) Matchett. Marge graduated from Channing High School in 1953 and was a lifelong resident of the area. She ...

Charles “Cookie” John Yagodzinski Jr.

SPALDING — Charles "Cookie" John Yagodzinski Jr., 73, of Spalding, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. He was born in Menominee on Nov. 6, 1944, son of the late Charles J. and Katherine (Zemba) Yagodzinski. Cookie proudly served in the National Guard ...

Donald C. Yuhasey

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald C. Yuhasey, 89, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Clara Maria Wade

MCCALLA, Ala. — Clara Maria Wade, 51, passed away on Feb. 15, 2018, while visiting Florida. She was born on Jan. 15, 1967, in Newfoundland, Canada. She was the daughter of Madonna Howard and George Chartier, and the granddaughter of the late Gene and Mabel Chartier. Clara grew up in the ...

Larry J. Stone

VULCAN — Larry J. Stone, 81, of Vulcan, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. He was born Sept. 1, 1936, in Norway, son of the late Alton and Mary (Blumert) Stone. Larry grew up in Norway and was a graduate of Norway High School. He ...

Marjorie A. Lysell

KINGSFORD — Marjorie A. Lysell, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A memorial Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Queen of Peace ...

Mary Jane (O’Connor) Shields

CLOQUET, Minn. — Mary Jane (O’Connor) Shields, 84, of Cloquet, joined her heavenly family, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Mary was a former resident of Nashwauk, Minn., and was surrounded by her family at her passing at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth, Minn. She was born on Nov. 10, 1933, in ...

Charles “Cookie” John Yagodzinski Jr.

SPALDING — Charles "Cookie" John Yagodzinski Jr., 73, Spalding, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.