Obituaries

Marjorie A. Webber

CRYSTAL FALLS — Marjorie A. Webber, 72, of North Riverside, Ill., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Amita Health Adventist Medical Center in LaGrange, Ill. Marjorie was born April 24, 1945, in Crystal Falls, and was the daughter of the late Paul and Frances (Kenney) ...

Joyce Angeline Girczyc

NIAGARA, Wis. — Joyce Angeline Girczyc, (née Dewick), 91, of McKinleyville, Calif., formerly of Niagara, Wis., passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Aug. 26, 2017. She was born on Nov. 21, 1925, in Niagara, daughter of the late Frank and Maud (Genrich) Dewick. At the age of 17, ...

Peggy M. Gasparick

IRON MOUNTAIN — Peggy M. Gasparick, 70, of Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, formally of Escanaba, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer at Hospice of East Texas, Tyler, Texas. She is survived by her husband Thomas of 45 years; one son, Kip Gasparick of Houston, ...

Elena “Helen” Muller

IRON MOUNTAIN — Elena "Helen" Muller, 85, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at her home. She was born on July 19, 1932, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Orsio and Angeline (Carollo) Cavicchioni. She married Ewart "Neil" Muller Jr. on Sept. 4, 1965, at Immaculate ...

Patricia M. Pipkorn

POWERS — Patricia M. Pipkorn, 94, of Powers, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at North Woods Place in Escanaba. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Peggy M. Gasparick

HOLLY LAKE RANCH, Texas — Peggy M. Gasparick, 70, of Holly Lake Ranch, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Marjorie A. Webber

NORTH RIVERSIDE, Ill. — Marjorie A. Webber, 72, of North Riverside, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Amita Health Adventist Medical Center in LaGrange, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Alice Jean Baker

AURORA, Wis. — Alice Jean Baker, 96, of Aurora, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at Rennes East Nursing Home in Peshtigo, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Leo Klenc

IRON MOUNTAIN — Leo Gabriel Klenc, 93, passed away in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Aug. 29, 2017. Leo is predeceased by his parents, John Joseph Klenc and Ida Hochstatter of St. Louis; his wives, Vivienne Pavey and Lorraine Meicher; and his four siblings. Leo is survived by six children: ...

Thomas Fontana

FAITHORN — Thomas Paul Fontana, 69, of Faithorn, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at his home. He was born on April 17, 1948, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Joseph and Frances (Larson) Fontana. Tom grew up in this area and attended Kingsford schools. He joined the United States Army ...

Robert Person

PHOENIX — Robert J. “Chet” Person, 93, of Phoenix, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at the Corinthian Assisted Living in Chandler, Ariz. after a brief illness. He was born in Iron Mountain, on Nov. 26, 1923, son of the late Olaf and Amanda (Swanson) Person. Chet grew up in Iron ...

Elena Muller

IRON MOUNTAIN — Elena A. “Helen” Muller, 85, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at her home. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Prayers will be recited at noon at the funeral home. The Mass of ...

Tracy Finn

IRON MOUNTAIN — Tracy A. Finn, 55, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at his home in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Santina Wales

IRON RIVER — Santina “Tootsie” Wales, 88, of Iron River, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at the Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Midland. She was born June 26, 1929 in Gaastra, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Schilla) Palumbo. She attended and graduated from Stambaugh High ...

John Grenfell

DAVISON, Mich. — John Alan Grenfell, loving husband, father, and grandpa, of Davison, formerly of Ortonville, Mich., 69, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at McLaren-Lapeer Region. A funeral liturgy will be held at noon Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Hansen Funeral home, Groves Chapel, downtown Davison ...

Elena A. “Helen” Muller

IRON MOUNTAIN — Elena A. "Helen" Muller, 84, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Kenneth Carlson

FOSTER CITY — Kenneth D. Carlson, 83, of Foster City, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. He was born May 22, 1934, in Kingsford, son of the late Carl and Barbara (Mielkie) Carlson. Kenneth was a graduate of Felch High School, Class ...

Teri Kirschner

ESCANABA — Teri Ann (Fazer) Kirschner was born Oct. 29, 1958, to the proud parents: Lloyd and Jean (Lawrence) Fazer in Escanaba. She was the baby sister to: Bob (Mary) Fazer, Joni (Lee) Vincent, and Toni (Jim) Behrend, and big sister to: Tami (Paul) Wolf and Tom (Mayerly) Fazer. Teri was an ...

Marilyn Moreau

NIAGARA, Wis. — Marilyn D. Moreau, 82, of Niagara, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. She was born Aug. 10, 1935, in Kingsford, daughter of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Pelot) McMahon. Marilyn grew up in Kingsford and graduated from ...

Thomas Fontana

FAITHORN — Thomas P. Fontana, 69, of Faithorn, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. A complete ...