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Obituaries

Glenda Kay Beck

CRYSTAL FALLS — Glenda Kay Beck, 79, of Crystal Falls, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease Glenda was born April 10, 1940 in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Oscar and Tunie (Alto) ...

Gene “Pudgie” Richard

IRON MOUNTAIN — Gene “Pudgie” Richard, 80, of Norway, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at his home surrounded by family. Gene was born on May 22, 1939, in Iron Mountain to Paul and Irene (Peede) Richard. He was a lifelong resident of the Iron Mountain/Kingsford/Norway area and ...

William Schultz

MADISON, Wis. — William David “Bill” Schultz, 85, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, April 6, 2020, at Meriter Hospital in Madison. He was born on Oct. 26, 1934, in Kingsford, to parents, George and Lillian (LeQuia) Schultz. Bill graduated from Kingsford High School, class ...

Nancy Rae Meagher

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Nancy R. Meagher, 79, Clinton Township, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. She was born Jan.7, 1941, to Raymond and Carmella Plourde in Norway. She was the loving wife of the late Dennis; beloved mother of Kathleen (Joshua), ...

Sheila Hammerberg

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Sheila Nora Hammerberg, 79, of Kingsford was reunited with her mother and child into Eternal life on March 26, 2020, with her daughters by her side. She was born in Kingsford, on Oct. 15, 1940, daughter of Hazel Stachowicz and Antoine Pasquintonio. She was an only child ...

Marcella Laverne Massa

CHICAGO — Marcella Laverne Massa, 97, of Chicago departed this mortal realm on Friday, April 3, 2020. She was born April 29, 1922, in Norway to Louis Massa and Teresa (Christanelli). Marcella married Michael Gotz in 1941; he passed away in 1969. Marcella later married Chester Poduch who ...

Thomas M. “Thom” Gribben

QUINNESEC — Thomas M. “Thom” Gribben, 69, of Quinnesec, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, with his wife by his side. He was born May 5, 1950, in Norway, son of the late Milton and Roberta (Langworthy) Gribben. Thom grew up ...

Nancy J. Christensen

NIAGARA, Wis. — Nancy J. Christensen, 76, of Niagara, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Gene P. Richard

IRON MOUNTAIN — Gene P. Richard, 80, of Vulcan, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

John Arvid Carlson

KINGSFORD — John Arvid Carlson, 85, of Kingsford, formerly of Aurora, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 2, 2020.  John Arvid was born on Aug. 30, 1934, in Niagara, son of Bertil and Virginia Carlson. John married Audrey Krans on Jan. 28, 1956 and they were blessed with 52 ...

Nancy A. Olson

IRON RIVER — Nancy A. Olson, 64, of Iron River, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at the Aspirus Iron River Hospital. She was born Aug. 17, 1955 in Crosby, Minn., the daughter of the late Frank and Berneice (Peterson) Butorac, Sr. She attended West Iron County Schools and graduated ...

Lynn Sand

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lynn Ann Sand, 71, of Iron Mountain, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on March 30, 2020, after suffering with ALS. Lynn was born in 1949 in Iron Mountain, daughter of Robert F. and Lois Larson. Lynn graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1967 and from ...

Samuel Robert Grunlund

GREAT KILLS, N.Y. — We are devastated by the loss of our beloved son and brother, Samuel Robert Grunlund, 27, a native Staten Islander who excelled at school and sports in his youth. Sam died suddenly in Delray Beach, Fla., on March 28, 2020, after years of struggling to overcome drug ...

John Arvid Carlson

KINGSFORD — John Arvid Carlson, 85, of Kingsford, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 2, 2020.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain  

Susan Khoury

IRON MOUNTAIN — Susan Kay Khoury, 74, of Iron Mountain passed away Monday, March 30, 2020. She was born Oct. 4, 1945, to Harry Khoury and Mary (Perla) Khoury in Iron Mountain. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents, Samuel and Susan Khoury and Lucille and Nicholas ...

Julio Thaler

NORWAY— Julio H. Thaler, 88, of Norway, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at his home in Norway. He was born on March 7, 1932, in Vulcan, the son of the late Joseph and Maddalena (Bonani) Thaler. Julio graduated from Vulcan High School in 1950 and attended Michigan College of Mining ...

Joan Miller

CHANNING — Joan M. Miller, 77, of Channing, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at her home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Joan M. Miller online at www.enashfuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted the ...

Shirley L. Peterson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Shirley L. Peterson, 91, of Kingsford, formerly of Iron River, passed away at home on Friday, March 27, 2020. Shirley was born on Feb. 4, 1929, in Iron River, daughter of the late Harry and Elsie (Wiedemier) Thornberg. She has been a lifelong resident of this area and was a ...

Philip C. Klein

IRON MOUNTAIN — Philip C. Klein, 78, of Vulcan, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Phil was the son of the late William and Gladys (Schleif) Klein. He spent most of his life in the Milwaukee area. He worked for many years as a serviceman for Roto-Rooter. Phil loved his home ...

Susan Khoury

KINGSFORD — Susan Kay Khoury, 74, of Iron Mountain passed away Monday, March 30, 2020, at ManorCare HCR in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.