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Obituaries

Ronald Gauthier

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ronald Peter Gauthier, 72, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Stambaugh Township. Ronald was born Sept. 8, 1948, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Arthur “Pete” and Lorraine (Beaudry) Gauthier. He graduated from Kingsford High School in 1967 and enlisted ...

William A. Grazidi

IRON MOUNTAIN — William A. Grazidi, 98, of Kingsford, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Hospital in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete by the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain.

John F. Krueger

CRYSTAL FALLS — John F. Krueger, 64, of Crystal Falls, passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls.

Cindy L. Stepien

FLORENCE, Wis. — Cindy L. Stepien, 62, of Florence, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home and Crematory of Florence, Wis.

Marian J. Swanson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marian J. Swanson, 89, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., longtime resident of Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at Morning Star Assisted Living in Wheat Ridge. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services ...

Hugh Shanks

KINGSFORD — Hugh Shanks, 87, of Kingsford, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Louis Dallapiazza

NORWAY — Louis Henry “Dalla” Dallapiazza, 87, of Norway, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at U.P. Health System in Marquette. He was born on Aug. 27, 1933, in Iron Mountain, the son of the late Louis and Katherine (Burbach) Dallapiazza. Dalla graduated from Norway High School in ...

Henry R. “Hank” Sacotte Jr.

PEMBINE, Wis. — Henry R. “Hank” Sacotte Jr., 74, of Pembine, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born in Norway on March 22, 1946, the son of the late Henry Sr. and Shirley (Sundquist) Sacotte. Hank graduated from Pembine ...

Edwin F. Fruehe

PEMBINE, Wis. — Edwin F. “Ed” Fruehe, 84, formerly of Pembine, Wis. passed away on his birthday Nov. 25, 2020, at Lake Shore Assisted Living in Lake Tomahawk, Wis. Ed was born Nov. 25, 1936 in Evanston, Ill., son of the late Arnold and Maime (Mattison) Fruehe. Ed served his country ...

Henry R. “Hank” Peronto Jr.

IRON MOUNTAIN — Henry R. “Hank” Peronto Jr., 90, of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. Hank was born April 20, 1930, in Iron Mountain, the son of the late Henry Sr. and Lottie (Cootware) Peronto. He attended ...

Craig M. Sorenson and Jacquie A. (Birch) Sorenson

AURORA, Wis. — Craig M. Sorenson, 72, and Jacquie A. (Birch) Sorenson, 72, both of Aurora, Wis. passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Craig was born Sept. 12, 1948, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Vernon and Shirley (Sinclair) ...

Ronald Peter Gauthier

KINGSFORD — Ronald Peter Gauthier, 72, of Kingsford, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Stambaugh Township. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Trudy Deldin

IRON MOUNTAIN — Trudy Deldin, 70, of Iron Mountain passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette as a result of complications caused by COVID-19. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, John Deldin. Funeral arrangements are postponed to a later date and will ...

Joan M. Leib

CRYSTAL FALLS — Joan M. Leib, 80, of Crystal Falls, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. At the request of Joan’s family there will be no services held at this time. The family has entrusted to Nash Funeral Home and Cremation ...

Raymond E. Chrisman

AURORA, Wis. — Raymond E. Chrisman, 84, of Aurora, Wis., passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born Feb. 28, 1936, in Aurora, son of the late Verne and Elizabeth (DeGraaf) Chrisman. After school Ray proudly served in the ...

LaVerne Baril-Solda

NORWAY — LaVerne J. Baril-Solda, 91, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Evergreen Meadows Assisted Living in Norway. She was born on June 17, 1929, in Norway, the daughter of the late Albert and Edna (VanDamme) Johnson. LaVerne graduated from Vulcan High School in 1947. She attended ...

Joyce L. London

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joyce L. London, 93, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Joyce was born on Dec. 20, 1926, in Kingsford, daughter of the late James and Fern (Shambeau) Davidson. Joyce has been a resident of this area ...

Larry Lee Faught

IRON MOUNTAIN — Larry Lee Faught, 77, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Garrett, Ind., son of the late Leon Leroy and Madeline (Wyler) Faught. Larry grew up in Angola, Ind., and ...

Jerrold “Jerry” Kelly

NORWAY — Jerrold “Jerry” Kelly, 90 of Iron Mountain, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Evergreen Meadows in Norway. Jerry was born on April 25, 1930, in Faithorn, son of the late James and Winifred (Hayes) Kelly. He was the third of seven boys and one precious sister. Jerry graduated ...

Frederick E. “Fred” Rhodes

NIAGARA, Wis. — Frederick E. “Fred” Rhodes, 98, entered Eternal Life on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. He was a man of Faith-Country-Family and Friends. Fred was born on Oct. 6, 1922, in Medford, Wis., to Lester and Maude (Doughty) Rhodes. He was raised in Medford, Wis., Niagara Falls, N.Y., and ...