Obituaries

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. Born in Escanaba on Dec. 14, 1937, Joyce was the daughter of Emil and Ann (Karabon) Skradski. She attended nursing school at age 18 in ...

Patricia Schmidt

ALVIN, Wis. — Patricia Schmidt, 74, of Alvin, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the Rennes Health & Rehab Center in Rhinelander, Wis. Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron River. Funeral services will follow ...

Theodore Hulce

CRYSTAL FALLS — Theodore "Ted" Hulce, 77, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Aspirus Hospital in Iron River. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Crystal Falls.

Walter R. Moore

IRON RIVER — Walter R. Moore, 78, of Iron River, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 8 at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron River, with Pastor Dawn Robbins to officiate. The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites ...

Patrick Miller

KINGSFORD — Patrick Miller, 69, of Kingsford, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Michael Maule

VULCAN — Michael P. Maule, 64, of Vulcan, died unexpectedly, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway. Parish prayers will be held at 7:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial ...

Grant Allred

IRON MOUNTAIN — Grant F. Allred, 92, of Niagara, Wis., passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center, Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. today at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain. Prayers with Bruce Watt will take place at 5 p.m. at the ...

Mary Ann Gribble

QUINNESEC — Mary Ann Gribble, 55, of Quinnesec, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Ronald E. Bigari

IRON RIVER — Ronald “Ron” E. Bigari, 63, of Iron River, passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the University of Wisconsin Hospital - Madison. He was born Aug. 8, 1954 in Stambaugh, the son of Ernest and Helen (Cindrich) ...

Joanne M. Johnson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joanne M. Johnson, of Kingsford, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain. She was born in Kingsford, daughter of the late Arthur and Ruth (Behrens) DeFiore. Joanne was a lifelong resident of Kingsford and ...

Gerald Oberthaler

NORWAY — Gerald “Obie” Oberthaler, 88, of Norway, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at his home. He was born on Jan. 21, 1930, in Norway, the son of the late William and Rose (DeLaTorre) Oberthaler. Gerald graduated from Norway High School in 1950. He served his country as a Paratrooper ...

Stanley D. Zack

IRON MOUNTAIN — Stanley D. Zack, 93, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical center in Iron Mountain. Stan was born in Peshtigo, Wis., on July 6, 1924, the youngest son of Walter & Frances Zakrzewski. He attended Peshtigo High School for two years. ...

Grant F. Allred

IRON MOUNTAIN — Grant F. Allred, 92, of Niagara, Wis., passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Centerfield, Utah, son of the late Andrew Frank and Anna Myrtle (Anderson) Allred. Grant grew up in ...

Michael Maule

VULCAN — Michael P. Maule, 64, of Vulcan, died unexpectedly, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born Dec. 24, 1953, in Norway, son of the late George and Sylvia (Luft) Maule. Mike graduated from North Central High School in 1972 and ...

Mitchell Miller

REPUBLIC — Mitchell Miller, 79, of Republic, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, April 22, 2018, in his home on Witch Lake, surrounded by his family, close friends, and his favorite music. Mitch was born on Oct. 23, 1938, in Escanaba, to Michael and Ida Mae Gillespie-Miller, the 13th of ...

Michael Butler

NORWAY — Michael Patrick Butler, 81, of Norway passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at his home. He was born on June 15, 1936, in Iron Mountain to the late William and Edith (Gibson) Butler. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1958 and worked for the Iron Mountain Fire ...

Janet A. Skibo

CRYSTAL FALLS — Janet A. Skibo, 83, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 27 at the Nash Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. The funeral Mass will follow at 11 ...

Gerald Oberthaler

NORWAY — Gerald W. Oberthaler, 88 of Norway, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Robert Stauch

POWERS — Robert “Bob” T. Stauch, 76, of Powers, passed away on Wednesday April 25, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Robert L. Gerich

IRON MOUNTAIN — Robert L. Gerich, 79, of Channing, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.