Obituaries

William J. “Billy” Burgess

KINGSFORD — William J. "Billy" Burgess, 88, of Kingsford, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A celebration of life will follow at 2 p.m. at the ...

Terry M. Brennan

NORWAY — Terry M. Brennan, 65, of Norway, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.

Beverly Ann Fronsee

KINGSFORD — Beverly Ann Fronsee, 88, of Kingsford, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the home of her niece, Beverly Sharp, after a brief illness. Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at the Kingsford Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday ...

Harold "Ron" Gardiepy

Harold “Ron” Gardiepy

IRON MOUNTAIN — Harold "Ron" Gardiepy, 80, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at home with his family by his side. He was born on Sept. 19, 1937, in Kingsford, son of the late James and Martha (Anderson) Gardiepy. Harold was a veteran who served his country in the ...

Deborah Ann East

CHANNING — Deborah Ann East, 59, of Channing, died Tuesday. Nov. 14, 2017, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gertrude Florence Kurtz

Gertrude Florence Kurtz

CRYSTAL FALLS — Gertrude Florence Kurtz, 93, of Crystal Falls, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Gertrude was born Aug. 21, 1924, in Stambaugh, to Clarence and Florence Rew. Growing up, they resided in Pentoga and she attended ...

William A. Stafford

KINGSFORD — William A. Stafford, 86, of Kingsford, died Wednesday. Nov. 15, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Beverly Ann Fronsee

KINGSFORD — Beverly Ann Fronsee, 88, of Kingsford, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the home of her niece, Beverly Sharp, after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Kingsford Funeral Home.

Elaine D. Rochon

Elaine D. Rochon

FLORENCE, Wis. — Elaine D. Rochon, 91, of Victorian Pines in Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. She was born April 12, 1926, in Florence, daughter of the late Herbert and Dorothy (LeFebvre) Christesen. Elaine attended ...

Dale E. Fox

Dale E. Fox

KINGSFORD — Dale E. Fox, 75, of Kingsford, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. He was born June 22, 1942, in Newberry, son of the late Elwyn and Dorothy (Orlowski) Fox. Dale grew up in Newberry and attended school there. He served in the United ...

Geraldine A. Albiero

CRYSTAL FALLS — Geraldine A. Albiero, God’s good and faithful servant, 93, of Crystal Falls, passed away at home in the peace of our Lord on Nov. 8, 2017 Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Nash Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. The funeral mass will follow ...

Gertrude F. Kurtz

CRYSTAL FALLS — Gertrude F. Kurtz, 93, of Crystal Falls, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls.

Harold Gardiepy

IRON MOUNTAIN — Harold “Ron” Gardiepy, 80, of Iron Mountain, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fred William Olson

Fred William Olson

CRIVITZ, Wis. — On Nov. 8, 2017 Fred W. Olson went home to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. With one single breath he entered into the glorious presence of God our Father. The Holy Spirit granted him a very peaceful death. Praise be Jesus. Fred was born Oct. 16, 1948, to Glenn L. and ...

Geraldine A. Albiero

Geraldine A. Albiero

CRYSTAL FALLS — Geraldine A. Albiero, God's good and faithful servant, 93, of Crystal Falls, passed away at home in the peace of our Lord on Nov. 8, 2017. She will always be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who shared ...

Nancy J. Bastianello

Nancy J. Bastianello

IRON RIVER — Nancy J. Bastianello, 84, of Iron River, passed away on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis. Nancy was born Nov. 11, 1932, in Iron River, the daughter of the late Reino and Cecilia (Karnack) Lake. She was a lifelong resident of the area. ...

Lynn T. MacDonald

Lynn T. MacDonald

NEENAH, Wis. — Lynn T. MacDonald, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Appleton Medical Center after a long illness. Lynn leaves behind Linda Lee, his wife of 54 years, and two married sons: Terry (Lisa) and Lynn David (Lisa). Lynn is also survived by grandsons, Dane ...

Joyce A. Gagne

POWERS — Joyce A. Gagne, 72, of Powers, passed away on Tuesday morning, Nov. 14, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

William J. Burgess

William J. Burgess

KINGSFORD — William J. “Billy” Burgess, 88, of Kingsford, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. He was born May 16, 1929, in Iron Mountain, son of the late William C. and Ora (Slocum) Burgess. Billy went to Iron Mountain Grade School for all 8 ...

Linda M. Lobeck

KINGSFORD — Linda M. Lobeck, 57, of Kingsford, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday at St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic ...