Obituaries

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.

“Tinker” Dege Hurzeler

NIAGARA, Wis. — "Tinker" Dege K. Hurzeler, 85, of Niagara, Wis., passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. He was born May 31, 1931, in Milwaukee, son of the late Paul and Lois (Raash) Hurzeler. Tinker grew up and attended school in Milwaukee. He worked for the ...

Wayne Covioux

PEMBINE, Wis. — Wayne A. Covioux, 88, of Pembine, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, and will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Clarence Bjorkman

NIAGARA, Wis. — Clarence "Hank" Russell Bjorkman, 89, of Niagara, departed his loving family on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. He was born on August 28, 1927, in Norway, son of the late Elof and Ethel (Dagger) Bjorkman. He married Margaret Schindler on Sept. 22, ...

Curtis McCumber

CRYSTAL FALLS — Curtis R. McCumber, 82, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Dege Hurzeler

NIAGARA, Wis. — Dege K. "Tinker" Hurzeler, 85, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home Niagara Chapel.

Julius Scalcucci

IRON RIVER — Julius R. Scalcucci, 92, of Iron River, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will ...

Bernadine Walters

KINGSFORD — Bernadine D. Walters, 61, of Kingsford, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Joann Pohl

HERMANSVILLE — Joann L. Pohl, 74, of Hermansville, passed away Friday evening, March 10, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Frances M. Reed

PEMBINE, Wis. — Frances M. Reed, 90, of Pembine, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. She was born in Kingsford on July 29, 1926, daughter of the late Hugo and Ina Jacobson. Frances married James Reed on Oct. 9, 1948. They celebrated 67 years together ...

Marlene Ann Carmitchell

LAKEWOOD, Wis. — Marlene Ann Carmitchell, 82, of Lakewood, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Alpha Senior Concepts Assisted Living Facility in Suamico. Wis. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15, at St. Norbert Catholic Church of Long ...

Waino H. Korkiamaki

ALPHA — Waino H. Korkiamaki, 96, of Alpha, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Monday, March 13, at United Lutheran Church of Crystal Falls. The Eastside Veterans Council will conduct a ...

Clarence ‘Hank’ Bjorkman

NIAGARA, Wis. — Clarence “Hank” Russell Bjorkman, 89, of Niagara, departed his loving family on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. The visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Riverside United Methodist Church in Niagara. The ...