Obituaries

Jolyne Joyce Jankowski

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. — Jolyne Joyce Jankowski (nee Rosek), age 82, of Merrillville passed away March 15, 2017. Jolyne lived with her daughter Donna for the last 2 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved to do all kinds of crafts and project such as ...

Wade W. Comish

IRON RIVER — Wade W. Comish, age 90, of Iron River, MI, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. He was born Feb. 20, 1927, in Caspian, the son of the late Fredrick and Ethel (Winton) Comish. He attended the Iron River Schools. Wade was a U.S. Navy Veteran of ...

Ann Ellis

CRYSTAL FALLS — Ann Ellis, 56, of Crystal Falls, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at her home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls.

Marland E. “Marty” Martwick

CRYSTAL FALLS — Marland E. "Marty" Martwick, 89, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. He was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Tomahawk, Wis., son of the late Walter and Ellen (Peelman) Martwick. Marty graduated from high school in ...

Curtis McCumber

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Curtis R. McCumber, 82, of Mansfield Township, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born July 15, 1934, in Mansfield Township, son of the late George and Gertrude (Bates) McCumber. Curtis grew up and ...

Donald Davis

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — Donald L. Davis, 80, of Homestead, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on Feb. 18, 1937, in Niagara, Wis. to Goldie and Fred Davis. Donald graduated from Niagara High School. He attended Northern Michigan University where he ...

Boyd Cousineau

KINGSFORD — Boyd Allan Cousineau, 42, of Kingsford, died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, March 11, 2017. He leaves his parents, Andrea Cousineau of Kingsford and Gregg Cousineau of Noel, Mo.; a daughter Alexandra, 24, of Oshkosh, Wis.; grandma Phyllis Noordhoff of Kingsford; and many ...

Robert Cologna

NORWAY — Robert Cologna, 72 of Norway, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Sandra Olexa

IRON RIVER — Sandra J. Olexa, 63, of Iron River, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at her home. A Remembrance of Life will be held Saturday, March 25, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Iron River Senior Citizen Center. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Marland Martwick

CRYSTAL FALLS — Marland E. “Marty” Martwick, 89, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Arthur Zadra

KINGSFORD — Arthur R. “Art” Zadra, 64, of Albuquerque, N.M. and formerly of Kingsford, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on Oct. 7, 1952, in Iron Mountain, the son of the late Arthur A. and Ann (Kovachick) Zadra. Art ...

Laurann Ross

IRON MOUNTAIN — Laurann M. Ross, 80, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. She was born Dec. 13, 1936, in Detroit, daughter of the late Patrick and Agnes (LaCourse) McCarthy. Laurann graduated from Bently High School in Livonia. ...

Donald Davis

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — Donald L. Davis, 80, of Homestead, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dr. Wayne Covioux

PEMBINE, Wis. — Dr. Wayne A. Covioux, 88, of Pembine, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. He was born on Sept. 23, 1928, in Norway, the son of the late Frank and Jennie (Anderson) Covioux. Wayne graduated from Manitowoc High School and ...

Joann Pohl

HERMANSVILLE — Joann L. Pohl, 74, of Hermansville, passed away Friday evening, March 10, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain with her loving family by her side. She was born on Nov. 8, 1942, in Detroit, the daughter of the late Lyle and Dorothy (Monahan) Kinsey. On ...

Helen Roberts

KINGSFORD — Helen A. Roberts, 93, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Duane Fayas

IRON MOUNTAIN — Duane G. Fayas, 81, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Bernadine Walters

KINGSFORD — Bernadine D. “Bernie” Walters, 61, of Kingsford, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Bernie was born May 26, 1955, in Anchorage, Alaska, the daughter of Henry and Darceal (Tackes) Jordan. ...

Payton Peterson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Payton Charlotte Peterson, infant, received her wings on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. She is survived by her parents, Jordan and Megan Peterson; two sisters, Ava and Veronica Peterson, all of Iron Mountain; paternal ...

Rita Ohlson

POWERS — Rita M. Ohlson, 69, of Powers, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Ohlson family.