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Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries

Engaged — Grassmyer, Merisko

Alyna and Jeff Grassmyer of Lakeville, Minn., formerly of Iron Mountain, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa, to Michael Merisko, son of Michael and Linda Merisko of Crete, Ill. A July 25, 2020, wedding is planned at Martha’s Orchard in Clayton, Ind. The couple resides in Avon, Ind.

Wedding — Kangas, Richards

NEGAUNEE — Megan Kay Kangas and Joshua David Richards were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, during a 12:30 p.m. ceremony at the beautiful St. Paul Catholic Church in Negaunee. Their marriage was officiated by the Rev. Larry Van Damme. Megan is the daughter of Kevin and Mary Kangas ...

Engaged

Paul And Charlene Linsmeyer of Waucedah announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Derek Protzmann, the son of James and Sandee Protzmann of Iron Mountain. A July 18, 2020, wedding is planned.

Wedding — Cameron, Tuchowski

QUINNESEC — Caroline Kelly Cameron and Brendan Joseph Tuchowski were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, during a 2 p.m. ceremony at Verso Park along the Menominee River in Quinnesec. They were blessed with a beautiful, sunny 80-degree day. The marriage was officiated by the bride’s ...

Engaged – Phillips, KangPan

Roland and Debra Phillips of Niagara, Wis., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sheila Leigh Phillips, to Nathan KangPan, son of James Kang and Helen Pan. The couple will be married on Oct. 9, 2020, at Carlowrie Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland. The couple resides in Manhattan, N.Y. Sheila ...

Bartolac — 50th

NIAGARA, Wis. —Bruce and Karyn Bartolac of Niagara, Wis., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 17. The couple has three children, Krissa (Brett) Secrist of Kingsford, Steven (Christina) Bartolac of Iron Mountain, and David (Cassandra) Bartolac of Green Bay, Wis. They also ...

Wedding — Ventimiglia, Bray

DE PERE, Wis. — Savanna Ventimiglia and Isaac Bray were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony on July 20, 2019, at the Devotions Wedding Chapel in Greenleaf, Wis. The bride is the daughter of Chris and Joanne Ventimiglia of Oconto, Wis., granddaughter to Thomas Ventimiglia (Judith ...

Engaged — Brown, Imler

Terry and Julie Brown of Kingsford and Karen Imler and Jim Schweitzer of Sugar Camp, Wis., are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Lauren Brown and Jacob Imler. Lauren is a Kingsford High School graduate and also graduated with a radiologic technician degree from ThedaCare. ...

Ward — 65th

QUINNESEC — Paul and Myrna Ward of Quinnesec celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 18. Paul and Myrna were born and raised in L’Anse, graduating from high school in 1950. Paul enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, while Myrna worked for Republic Airline (now Delta) ...

Wedding – Haines, Farley

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Kayley Haines and Jayson Farley were united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony Sept. 14, 2019, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Green Bay, Wis., with the Rev. Mark Vandersteeg officiating. The bride is the daughter of Kathy Haines of Green Bay, Wis., and Scott Haines ...

Engaged — Moore, Evans

Randy and Sandy Moore of Randville, along with Jamie (Laureen) Southers of Toledo, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail, to Steve Evans. Steve is the son of Faye (Ken) Kirchoff of Sanborn, Iowa, and Steve (Bobbie) Evans of Montreal, Wis. Abigail is a 1998 graduate of North ...

Engaged

Richard and Jo Ann Donaldson of Kingsford have announced the engagement of their daughter, Erika, to Jerrod Gargano, son of Steven and Karen Gargano of Fraser, Mich. Erika is a graduate of Kingsford High School and received her bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of ...

Engaged – Harrington, Radtke

Dan and Cindy Harrington of Iron Mountain have announced the engagement of their son, Derek Harrington, to Katie Radtke, daughter of Tim and Mary Radtke of Cedarburg, Wis. Derek runs a software development company, and Katie works in orientation programs at Marquette University. A Feb. 1 ...

Five generations

The Richards/Tirschel/Johnson families met during the Thanksgiving holiday for this special five-generation photo. Seated is great-great-grandmother Dolly Richards of Iron Mountain; standing from left are great-grandmother Debi Tirschel of Iron Mountain; grandfather Korey Johnson of Niagara, ...

Feldhausen — 50th

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mike and Sharon Feldhausen of Iron Mountain were married Dec. 20, 1969, in Iron Mountain. That means they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this year. Mike and Sharon have three children, Holly (Feldhausen) Barsch of Marquette, Benjamin Feldhausen of Crystal Falls, ...

Engaged – Nelson, Smith

Nancy and Steve Nelson of Iron Mountain are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Helene Nelson, to Karl P J Smith, son of Karl and Robynne Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The bride-to-be graduated from Interlochen Academy for the Arts in 2005. She was a ...

Wedding — Otto, Shamion

ESCANABA — Jessica Otto and Todd Shamion of Crystal Falls were united in marriage on Aug. 10, 2019, at Central United Methodist Church in Escanaba with the Rev. Elise Low-Edwardson officiating. The bride was presented in marriage by her father, John Otto. The bride is the daughter of John ...

Iron Mountain Tree Board has trees for sale

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain Tree Board, working with the Dickinson Conservation District, was awarded a $5,000 grant from the American Transmission Company to plant more shade trees in the city. The IM Tree Board wants to focus planting on West A Street to form a walking corridor ...

Four generations

Members of the Gammey and Brasure family gathered after the birth of Timothy Brian Brasure III on Oct. 30 for this four-generation photo. Seated in front are grandmother Jeanne Gammey of Green Bay, Wis., holding her grandson, Timothy Brasure III, with father Timothy Brian Brasure II of Niagara, ...

Ponchaud — 50th Anniversary

CRYSTAL FALLS — Volney and Cheryl Ponchaud recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 8, 1969, at the Methodist Church in Crystal Falls. They lived in Okinawa, Japan, for a year and half and Clarksville, Tenn., for several years, where Volney was stationed ...