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Obituaries

Donald J. Baravetto

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald J. Baravetto, 88, of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Don was born on May 10, 1931, in Iron Mountain, son of the late James and Rose (Andrini) Baravetto. He ...

Sue Anne Erickson

WOODBURY, Minn. — Sue Anne Erickson, 71, of Woodbury, formerly of Iron Mountain, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at her home in Woodbury. She was born Nov. 27, 1948, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Ewald “Sparky” and Anne (Hiltonen) Olson. Sue graduated from Iron Mountain High ...

Amara Nicole Sargent

NIAGARA, Wis. — Sweet baby Amara Nicole Sargent, born June 27, 2019, was called home Dec. 3, 2019. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Calvary Lutheran Church: 821 Bluff St. in Quinnesec. Services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Rev. Dave Johnson will ...

Donald J. Baravetto

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald J. Baravetto, 88, of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

William J. McLean

IRON RIVER — William “Bill” J. McLean, 95, of Iron River, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. Private services will be held. Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery in the spring. The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites at the ...

Amara Nicole Sargent

NIAGARA, Wis. — Sweet baby Amara Nicole Sargent, born June 27, 2019, was called home Dec. 3, 2019. She leaves behind her father, Darren D. Sargent; mother, Zoey J. Simon; brother, Rahlee F. Amundson; grandparents, Michael and Laurie Sargent, Amy Wozniak and Josh Simon (Jessie Hill); ...

Norma Capra LaChapelle

IRON MOUNTAIN — Norma Capra LaChapelle, 87, of Iron Mountain passed away on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Norma was born on Dec 22, 1931, the daughter of the late John and Signe (Blomquist) Nygard. She attended Kingsford schools and ...

Clarence Eugene Carlson

KINGSFORD — Clarence Eugene Carlson, 93, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 10, 1926, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Carl and Ethel (Peterson) Carlson. He married Ruby June Brown on March 29, 1952, in Iron Mountain, and they were married for ...

Laverne “Pat” Kallenbach

NIAGARA, Wis. — Laverne “Pat” Kallenbach, 90, of Niagara, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Emerald Bay Retirement Community in Hobart, Wis. She was born on Nov. 1, 1929, in Marinette, Wis., the daughter of the late Raymond and Anna (Thiry) Rouse. Pat married Guy Kallenbach on June 12, ...

Mavis D. Goodman

IRON RIVER — Mavis D. Goodman, 93, of Iron River, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the Iron River Care Center. She was born on Oct. 19, 1926, in Iron River, the daughter of the late Nels and Armena (Kinney) Johnson. She attended the Iron River Schools. Mavis married Gerald "Sonny" ...

Sue Anne Erickson

WOODBURY, Minn. — Sue Anne Erickson, 71, of Woodbury, formerly of Iron Mountain, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at her home in Woodbury. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Norway. Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. at the ...

William F. Cody

AURORA, Wis. — William F. Cody, 56, of Aurora, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at his home after a lengthy battle with ALS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Roy J. Steinke

KINGSFORD — Roy J. Steinke, 72, of Kingsford, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson Rochon and Nash funeral home of Iron Mountain.

Willard D. Bednarz

KINGSFORD — Willard D. Bednarz, 75, of Kingsford, passed away on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Rev. Matt ...

Timothy Clifford Popp

PEORIA, Ill. — Timothy Clifford Popp, 52, formerly of Iron Mountain, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, from a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Tim was born on Sept. 8, 1967, in L'Anse, to parents Bernice and William Popp. He is survived by two wonderful children, Riley, a ...

Jack J. Postuchow

CHANNING — Jack J. Postuchow, 90, of Channing, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Jack was born on July 10, 1929, in Escanaba. He was the son of the late Jacob and Cynthia (Gillispie) Postuchow. He was raised in the Turner and ...

Joseph J. Ivacko

KINGSFORD — Joseph J. Ivacko, 95, of Kingsford, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Joe was born on May 23, 1924, to Jacob and Caroline (Sut) Ivacko in Kingsford, where he was a lifelong resident. After graduating from ...

Norma Capra LaChapelle

IRON MOUNTAIN — Norma Capra LaChapelle, 87, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Memorial services will follow at ...

Michael J. Masuga

IRON RIVER — Michael J. Masuga, loving husband and father, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at his home at the age of 72. Private services will be held. Interment will be in Stambaugh Cemetery, Iron River. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Edith Weiss, née Occhietti

IRON MOUNTAIN — Edith Weiss, née Occhietti, 94, of Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford.   She was born April 27, 1925, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Constantino and Philomena (Pellegrini) Occhietti, the ...