Obituaries

Frances Senecal

NIAGARA, Wis. — Frances "Pauline" P. Senecal, 93, of Niagara, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home. She was born on Aug. 1, 1923, in Niagara, daughter of the late Aaron "Neal" and Elsie (Combes) Peterson. Pauline was a lifelong resident of Niagara and graduated ...

John Gudwer

SPALDING — John William Gudwer, 80, of Spalding, passed away on Wednesday July 5, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 12, at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Spalding, from noon to 2 p.m. Central time. A funeral service to ...

Janet Kelley

FLORENCE, Wis. — Janet S. Kelley 80, of Florence, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 12, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Florence. The funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Fr. Binu Joseph will ...

Barbara Tippett

QUINNESEC — Barbara Ann Tippett, 83, of Quinnesec, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born on Nov. 29, 1933, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Waldemar and Marvel (Leslie) ...

Marie G. Anderson

KINGSFORD — Marie G. Trudell Anderson, 97, of Crofton, Md., formerly of Kingsford, died Tuesday June 27, 2017, at Crofton Care Convalescent Center in Crofton. She was born July 3, 1919, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late Ernest and Marie (Goffette) Trudell. Marie graduated from ...

John Gudwer

SPALDING — John William Gudwer, 80, of Spalding, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born on Feb. 19, 1937, in Escanaba, the son of the late William and Emma (Labre) Gudwer. He married the former Rita Johnson on Jan. 26, ...

Anna Sukmann

GULFPORT, Miss. — Anna Marie Gasbarro Sukmann, on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at the age of 70, was relieved of her pain and suffering peacefully at home in Gulfport, with her family, best friend, and family priest at her side. She was born March 1, 1947, the only child of World War II bride ...

Rose M. Bottorff

CASTALIA, Ohio — Rose M. Bottorff, 76, of Castalia and formerly of Monroeville, Ohio, died July 4, 2017, in Stein Hospice, Sandusky, Ohio. She was born June 30, 1941, in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was the daughter of Felicia Leininger and Frank Ribble. Rose lived in various places throughout ...

Robert Stenfors

FOSTER CITY — Robert (“Bob”) William Stenfors passed away on July 4, 2017 following a long illness. Bob is the youngest child of 11 and is preceded in death by siblings: Jalmar, Edward, Walter, Leonard, Albert, Bertha Carlson, Gilbert, Roy, Alice Carlson and Arnie; along with his ...

Martha W. Palo

CRYSTAL FALLS — Martha W. Palo, 101, of Crystal Falls, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. She was born Oct. 25, 1915, in Chatham, daughter of the late William & Lizzie (Huhtala) Laitinen. Martha graduated from Eben High School in 1932. ...

Xtina Emerson-Lloyd

BELLEVILLE — Christina Emerson-Lloyd, born Christina Yvette Watches, 52, died at her home in Belleville on May 30, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Christina, also known as Tina and Xtina, was an artist, a poet, an early website designer, an enthusiastic follower of local punk music, and the ...

Barbara A. Tippett

QUINNESEC — Barbara A. Tippett, 83, of Quinnesec, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Visitation will be on Monday, July 10 from 4 to 7 p.m., and on Tuesday, July 11 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron ...

Joseph M. “Joe” Massie

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Joseph M. "Joe" Massie, 85, of Vancouver, formerly of Quinnesec, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at his home, with family by his side. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at ...

Janet King

KINGSFORD — Janet King, 67, of Kingsford, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21 2016. A memorial service for Janet will be held Friday, July 7, at 5 p.m. at Faith Family Babtist Church in Kingsford. Pastor Kevin Sullivan will officiate the service. Refreshments will be available at the church.

John Gudwer

POWERS — John Gudwer, 80, Powers, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Dickinson County Hospital in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

John Giuliani

VULCAN — John R. Giuliani, 82, of Vulcan, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain, surrounded by his family. John was born March 7, 1935, in Norway, son of the late John and Theresa (LaVoie) Giuliani. Following his graduation from Vulcan High ...

Barbara A. Tippett

QUINNESEC — Barbara A. Tippett, 83, of Quinnesec, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Lorin R. Mayer

IRON RIVER — Lorin R. Mayer, 80, of Iron River, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017, at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Private family services will be held. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Valerie A. Tomasoski

GAASTRA — Valerie A. Tomasoski, 92, of Gaastra, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Iron River Care Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St Cecilia Catholic Church of Caspian, with Rev. Gregory Veneklase to offer the Mass of Christian Burial. ...

Mary Rosary (McSwiney) Mooney

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary Rosary (McSwiney) Mooney, of Iron Mountain, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1928, in Barrakilla, Rostellan, County Cork, Ireland, the daughter of the late Cornelius and Ellen (Redmond) McSwiney. Mary grew up on the family farm in ...