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Obituaries

Rita Mae Reid

FAITHORN — Rita Mae (Poupore) Reid, 84, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at Manorcare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis officiating. After the ...

Timothy Augustine

NORWAY — Timothy Augustine, 62, of Norway, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. He was born June 20, 1958, in Norway, the son of the late David and Velma (Peters) Augustine. Tim married Glory Stanchina on July 19, 1985, ...

Jeraldine “Jerry” Greeley

FLORENCE, Wis. — Jeraldine “Jerry” (nee Crowley) Greeley, 91, of Florence, Wis., was called by the Lord to her heavenly home on Friday, Aug.14. 2020. She was born April 1, 1929, in Chicago, along with her twin brother. Jerry was the daughter of the late John L. and Imelda (McGovern) ...

Nancy G. Pete

WATERSMEET — Nancy G. Pete, 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at her home in Watersmeet. Nancy was born on Jan. 18, 1955, in Crystal Falls. She was preceded in death by her loving parents Arthur and Sonya (Hiltonen) Ketola and her grandson, Alex McGeshick. Nancy was ...

Anthony (Tony) Miller

IRON MOUNTAIN — On Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, Anthony (Tony) Miller, died after a short and sudden illness at the young age of 27. Tony was born on May 3, 1993, in Iron Mountain to Tracy and Tracy (Farley) Miller. He was a 2011 graduate of Kingsford High School. Tony was known for his ...

Sandra M. Pouliot

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sandra M. Pouliot, 70, of Breitung Township, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Barbara “Dolly” A. Schram

IRON MOUNTAIN — Barbara “Dolly” A. Schram, 89, formerly of Iron River, passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at the Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Father Michael Woempner will offer the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Queen of Peace Church in Kingsford on Monday, Aug. 17, ...

Darlene K. Balliet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Darlene K. Balliet, 74, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at her home. She was born Aug. 13, 1945, in Petosky, Mich., daughter of the late Josephine McWaters. Darlene grew up and attended school in Petosky. She was united in marriage to Floyd Balliet on ...

Cheryl McConnell

NORWAY — Cheryl Ann McConnell, age 62, of Norway, died on Monday, Aug.10, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Family will greet friends on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 to11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Norway. A memorial service will be ...

Timothy Augustine

NORWAY — Timothy Augustine, 62, of Norway, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. They will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Donald K. Nelson

CHICAGO — Donald K. Nelson was born in Chicago, on Oct. 4, 1934, the son of Adolph and Rose Gorke Nelson. When Don was 10, his mother Rose, passed away of a brain aneurism while living in Chicago. His aunt and uncle, Lester and Angie Gorke, raised him in Forest Park, Ill. a suburb of ...

Anthony J. “Tony” Miller

IRON MOUNTAIN — Anthony J. “Tony” Miller, 27, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

David “Chum” Tobin

PULASKI, Wis. — David Dean “Chum” Tobin, 77, Pulaski, passed away at home, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, after battling Parkinson’s disease. He was born to the late Clifford and Eleanor (Lindeman) Tobin on March 12, 1943, in Abilene, Texas, where the family was stationed for military service. ...

Josephine M. Barry

IRON RIVER — Josephine M. Barry, 99, of Iron River, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at the Iron River Care Center. Private services will be held. Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Darlene K. Balliet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Darlene K. Balliet, 74, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Iron Mountain.

Barbara “Dolly” A. Schram

IRON MOUNTAIN — Barbara “Dolly” A. Schram, 89, formerly of Iron River, passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at the Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. She was born on July 28, 1931, in Gladstone, the daughter of the late Peter and Barbara (Rodman) Semashko. She attended the ...

Felix L. Leonarduzzi

RON RIVER — Felix L. Leonarduzzi, 88, of Iron River, passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. He was born on Oct. 2, 1931, in Elmwood Park, Ill., the son of the late Felice and Angelica (Tonello) Leonarduzzi, who originated from Udine, Italy. He attended St. Williams ...

Cheryl McConnell

NORWAY — Cheryl Ann McConnell, 62, of Norway, died on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. She was born on July 7, 1958, in Norway, the daughter of the late Walter and Ann (Cattelan) Bilski. Cheryl graduated from Norway ...

Donna Burley

IRON RIVER — Donna (Clements) Burley, 66, passed away Jan. 24, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital with her family by her side. Visitation for Donna will take place at First Baptist Church of Iron River from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, with Pastor John ...

Jeffrey A. Burlo

TUCSON, Ariz. — Jeffrey A. Burlo, 59, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, following a short battle with esophageal cancer. A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will be held Friday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Queen of ...