Obituaries

Joan Jarvis

CRYSTAL FALLS — Joan Jarvis, 86, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Joan was born July 2, 1932, in Farmington, N.M., daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Davies) Ferrick. She was raised in Farmington and graduated ...

Elna E. Ponozzo

IRON RIVER — Elna E. Ponozzo, 88, of Iron River, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019, at home. Visitation will be 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, April 6 at the First Baptist Church of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor John Fish to officiate. Interment will be ...

Deborah J. Tulppo

IRON RIVER — Deborah J. Tulppo, 67, of Iron River, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. A celebration of life gathering will take place at the American Legion Reino Post 21, 212 W. Washington Street, Iron River, MI, at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 29, ...

James W. Jafolla

IRON MOUNTAIN — James W. Jafolla, 71, of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully at home, with his loving wife at his side, on Friday, March 22, 2019. He was born on May 17, 1947, in Iron Mountain, son of the late James Ralph Jafolla and Ruth (Harding) Petrick. James grew up and attended ...

Julia Peroceschi

NORWAY — Julia Mary Peroceschi, 96, of Norway, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. She was born on June 1, 1922, in Hermansville, the daughter of the late Peter and Clementine (Ayotte) Sicore. Julia married Richard Peroceschi on May 17, ...

Yvonne C. Hanson

KINGSFORD — Yvonne C. Hanson, 83, of Kingsford, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. She was born Nov. 30, 1935, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Chester and Agnes (LeGreve) Carl. Yvonne graduated from Kingsford High School in ...

Gerald J. Styx

CRYSTAL FALLS — Gerald J. Styx, 70, of Crystal Falls, formerly of Chicago, passed away at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain on March 4, 2019. A celebration of life will be held this Sunday, March 31, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the VFW, 108 Superior Ave., Crystal Falls. The ...

Shirley A. Brosio

IRON MOUNTAIN — Shirley A. Brosio, 65, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Iron Mountain.

William A. Ross

CRYSTAL FALLS — William A. Ross, 56, of Crystal Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Will was born on Dec. 16, 1962, in Crystal Falls, son of Arnold and Pearl (Smithson) Ross. Will was raised in Crystal Falls and attended Forest Park Schools. He graduated from ...

Mary Beth (Vinskoski) Richard

NORWAY — Mary Beth (Vinskoski) Richard, 76, of Norway, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1942, in Munising, the daughter of the late Eugene and Matilda (VanLandschoot) Vinskoski. Mary Beth attended Sacred Heart Elementary School ...

Douglas J. Nord

KINGSFORD — Douglas J. Nord, 83, of Kingsford, passed away surrounded by his loving family after a long, courageous and inspiring struggle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Doug was born June 18, 1935, in Iron Mountain, the ...

Yvonne C. Hanson

KINGSFORD — Yvonne C. Hanson, 83, of Kingsford, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 28 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in ...

Donna M. Waligursky

KINGSFORD — Donna M. Waligursky, 75, of Kingsford, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Pearl V. McDonald

CRYSTAL FALLS — Pearl V. McDonald, 78, of Crystal Falls, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30 at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. A memorial service will follow at 10 a.m. ...

James W. Jafolla

IRON MOUNTAIN — James W. Jafolla, 71, of Iron Mountain, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain.

Raymond Bray

NORWAY — Raymond P. Bray, 67, of Norway, passed away while being comforted by his family and close friends Monday, March 18, 2019. He was born on Feb. 9, l952, in Norway, the son of the late Andrew and Ethel (Cronick) Bray. He was a 1970 graduate of Norway High School, where he was an ...

Robert Sklander

QUINNESEC — Robert Todd “Barbeque Bob” Sklander, 64, of Quinnesec, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born June 3, 1954, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Robert and Lois (May) Sklander. Bob graduated from Cudahy High School in ...

Douglas Nord

KINGSFORD — Douglas J. Nord, 83, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral ...

Mary Beth Richard

NORWAY — Mary Beth Richard, 76, of Norway, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William A. Ross

CRYSTAL FALLS — William A. Ross, 56, of Crystal Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 21, 2019 Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Condolences to ...