Obituaries

Tessibel D. Castelaz

NORWAY — Tessibel D. Castelaz, 95, of Norway, passed away on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Tessibel was born on Feb. 15, 1922, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Clarence and Angeline (Bianco) Johnson. She has been a lifelong resident of the area and ...

Shari Wallner

IRON MOUNTAIN — Shari Wallner, 60, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 at her home. Shari was born on Dec. 25, 1956, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Jack and Betty (Jenkins) Gingrass. She was a lifelong resident of this area and a 1975 graduate of Iron Mountain ...

Wallace C. Baumler

KINGSFORD — Wallace C. Baumler, 79, of Kingsford, was called by God to be home with Him Aug. 5, 2017, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Wallace was born in Iron Mountain on March 31, 1938, son of the late Emil and Myrna (Olson) Baumler. Wallace was a lifelong ...

Jeanette M. Newling

PEMBINE, Wis. — Jeanette M. Newling, 93, of Pembine, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home Niagara Chapel.

Wallace C. Baumler

KINGSFORD — Wallace C. Baumler, 79, of Kingsford, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Tessibel D. Castelaz

NORWAY — Tessibel D. Castelaz, 95, of Norway, passed away on Monday, Aug. 7 at Manorcare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Lois Steeno

NIAGARA, Wis. — Lois G. Steeno, 89, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. She was born Jan. 8, 1928, in Niagara, daughter of the late Benjamin and Mildred (Erickson) Giguere. Lois grew up in Niagara and graduated from Niagara High School. She married ...

Virginia Nelson

IRON RIVER — Virginia Mae Nelson, 91, of Iron River, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the Florence Health Center in Wisconsin. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. ...

Barbara Friedman-Osieczonek

IRON MOUNTAIN — Barbara A. Friedman-Osieczonek, 59, of Iron Mountain, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at her home. Private family services will be held at a later date. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the ...

Sharon Frievalt

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sharon May Frievalt, of Iron Mountain, died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. She was born on May 2, 1934, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of Roger "Cotton" Nyquist and Violet (Nelson) Nyquist. She was a lifelong resident of Iron Mountain, except for a brief time in ...

Jacqueline Neumann-Dishaw-Meyers

HARDWOOD — Jacqueline "Jackie" M. Neumann-Dishaw-Meyers, 50, of Hardwood, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. She was born June 19, 1967, in Warren, to Gerald and Gwendolyn (Vose) Neumann. She grew up and attended school at North ...

Lois G. Steeno

NIAGARA, Wis. — Lois G. Steeno, 89, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel of Niagara.

Sharon Frievalt

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sharon Frievalt, 83, of Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Shari Wallner

IRON MOUNTAIN — Shari Wallner, 60, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Barbara Friedman-Osieczonek

IRON MOUNTAIN — Barbara A. Friedman-Osieczonek, 59, of Iron Mountain, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Ned Britton

WILSON — Ned G. Britton, 81, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Hugh Vary

MENOMINEE — Hugh Mason Vary, 92, of Menominee, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017, at Luther Home. He was born Aug. 28, 1924, to the late Charles and Mary (Webb) Vary in Menominee. He graduated from Menominee High School in 1942 and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army during ...

Grace Peters

AURORA, Wis. — Grace Peters, 91, of Aurora, succumbed to congestive heart failure on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Aptly named, she lived with grace and quiet joy every day. An independent, private person, she faced life’s difficulties employing ...

Mary Keist

CHANNING — Mary Ellen Keist, 70, died on July 13, 2017, in Houston, Texas. Born Mary Ellen DalSanto on June 17, 1947, in Crystal Falls, Mary Ellen grew up in Channing. She graduated from Channing High School in 1964, and attended the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Hancock, graduating as a ...

Alan Johnson

CRYSTAL FALLS — Alan Johnson - July 19, 1955 - Jan. 1, 2017. Beloved father, brother, uncle, friend. Singular, exceptional, deeply missed. A memorial celebration will be held at 2 p.m. at the family home in Crystal Falls on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.