Obituaries

Lorraine M. Ehlert

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lorraine M. Ehlert, 97, of Dunbar, Wis., passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral, Iron Mountain.

Retta Rousseau

IRON MOUNTAIN — Retta Rousseau, 76, of Pembine, Wis., passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Gilbert E. Jones Jr.

AURORA, Wis. — Gilbert E. Jones Jr. of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Aurora, passed away peacefully at 4:45 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2018, in Georgetown. He was born on March 28, 1922, the firstborn of nine children from the marriage of Gilbert E. Jones, Sr and Lou Alma Jones. Gilbert serve his ...

Blayne Grenfell

KINGSFORD — Blayne Grenfell, 40, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Blayne was born Jan. 23, 1978, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Bud and Maria “Mia” (Mascotti) Grenfell. He attended Kingsford High School and after graduation, he moved to Denver, the city he called ...

Keri L. Miles

IRON MOUNTAIN — Keri Lynn Young Miles, 44, of Iron Mountain, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at her home. Keri was born Dec. 17, 1973, in Ishpeming. Keri, after being raised in Negaunee, spent time in several places across the country. She met her husband, David in ...

Wayne Richards

FENCE, Wis. — Wayne Richards, 75, of Fence, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. He was born in Joliet, Ill., on June 28, 1943, son of the late Roy and Marion (Fox) Richards. Wayne graduated from Minooka High School in Minooka, Ill. He was united in marriage to his wife ...

Anthony Tomczak

KINGSFORD — Anthony (Tony) J. Tomczak, 69, of Kingsford, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at First Covenant Church in Iron Mountain. A service will follow at 11 a.m., officiated by Thomas Beckstrom. The family has ...

Ray Wilbur Rodman

…When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return." - Leonardo da Vinci KINGSFORD — Ray Wilbur Rodman, born April 15, 1932, and raised in Kingsford, died peacefully in his ...

Joyce C. Gordon

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joyce C. Gordon, 90, of Iron Mountain passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2018 at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Joyce was born July 14, 1928, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Martin Makoutz and Cecelia (Delangis) Makoutz Rich. Joyce ...

Margie L. McCabe

IRON MOUNTAIN — Margie L. McCabe, 91, of Iron Mountain, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Visitation will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Memorial services will ...

Gerald Scott

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP — Gerald “Jerry” Scott, 74, of Breitung Township, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Louis Joseph Bal

NORWAY — Louis Joseph Bal, 95, of Norway, passed away at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, surrounded by his family. Louie was born on Jan. 16, 1923, to the late Stanislaw and Katherine (Sanicki) Bal. The eighth of 11 children, he was born ...

Margie L. McCabe

IRON MOUNTAIN — Margie L. McCabe, 91, of Iron Mountain, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Anthony “Tony” J. Tomczak

KINGSFORD — Anthony "Tony" J. Tomczak, 69, of Kingsford, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 9, 2018. Anthony was born April 26, 1949, in Ashland, Wis., to Sylvester and Cora (Watland) Tomczak. He was raised in Bessemer. Tony went on to serve three tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the ...

Margaurite E. Wiele

KINGSFORD — Margaurite E. Wiele, 88, of Ironwood, passed away on Oct. 8, 2018. Margaurite was born on May 12, 1930, in Edgeley, N.D., to Leonard and Antoinetta (Oleson) Orness. After graduation from high school in Kingsford, she attended the Lutheran Bible Institute in Minneapolis. On ...

Gloria L. Maracini

IRON MOUNTAIN — Gloria L. Maracini, 92, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Gilbert Emmanuel Jones Jr.

AURORA, Wis. — Gilbert Emmanuel Jones Jr., of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Aurora, passed away peacefully at 4:45 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2018, in Georgetown. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain. Condolences ...

Frances M. Hodgson

LONG LAKE, Wis. — Frances M. Hodgson, 82, of Long Lake, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Florence Health Services. Visitation will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at the Long Lake Bible Church. Funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Gary White to ...

Louis Bal

NORWAY — Louis Bal, 95, of Norway, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Joyce Gordon

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joyce Gordon, 90, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.