Roxanne Cazzola


LORETTO — Roxanne “Rocky” Cazzola, 60, of Loretto, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at her home in Loretto.

She was born on Jan. 11, 1958, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Patricia (McLaughlin) Youren.

Rocky graduated from North Dickinson High School.

She started working at the Cootware Potato Farm, before moving to Loretto and working for Freeman Nursing Home.

Rocky married Raymond “Roger” Cazzola Jr. on Sept. 15, 1995, in Iron Mountain. He preceded her in death on April 7, 2009.

She is survived by her daughter, Glenda (Wayne) Stein of Monroe; sons, Timothy Cootware of Kingsford and Robby Cootware of Iron Mountain; five grandchildren, Damian, Austin, Joshua, Kaila and Skylar; sisters, Diane (David) Gardipee of Aurora, Wis., and Pamela (Mike) Steinbrecher of Felch; and many nieces and nephews.

Rocky was preceded in death by her sister, Suzan Ottinger.

Family will greet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Rev. Dr. Michael J. Langlais, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Norway, officiating.

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Arrangements were made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.