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Obituaries

John R. Murray

KINGSFORD — John R. Murray, 81, of Shasta, Calif., formerly of Kingsford, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Shasta Regional Medical Center. John was born and raised in Kingsford. He was an avid outdoorsman and spend much of his youth hunting and fishing on the Fence River and in the ...

Maxine Borga Harden

LAKELAND, Fla. — Maxine Borga Harden, 87, of Lakeland, passed away Aug. 17, 2018, in Lakeland, Fla. She was born in Marquette on March 28, 1931, to Alford and Jane Smith. She was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses on July 21, 1953, in New York City. Maxine married Emmitt (Joe) Borga ...

Anna Milligan

VULCAN — Anna L. Milligan, 90, of Vulcan, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. She was born May 25, 1928, in Detroit, the daughter of the late Paul and Alma (Sizemore) Tiffany. Anna graduated from Detroit’s East Commerce High School in 1945 and received a ...

Arling Christensen

PEMBINE, Wis. — Arling Christensen, of Pembine, passed away on Aug. 24, 2018, at Lakewood Assisted Living in Lakewood, Wis., after a long illness. Arling is the son of the late Hildegard (Brusewitz) and Russell Christensen. He was born Jan. 27, 1940, in Oconto County Wis. He farmed for most ...

Colleen M. Osier

NIAGARA, Wis. — Colleen M. Osier, 65, of Niagara, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, with her husband at her side. She was born March 8, 1953, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Kenneth and M. Elaine (Vigneau) Osier. Colleen grew up in Niagara ...

Susan E. (Leppiaho) Halls

CRYSTAL FALLS — Susan E. "Ailie" (Leppiaho) Halls, 95, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Christian Park Health Care Center, Escanaba. She was born June 25, 1923, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late John and Hilma (Norback) Leppiaho. Ailie spent most of her life in ...

Yesmina Veronica McAdams

IRON RIVER — Yesmina Veronica McAdams peacefully passed in her home on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. She was surrounded by her husband and all her children. Services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Cornerstone Bible Church, with a public viewing from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Upon Veronica's ...

Marie H. DeMuri

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marie H. DeMuri, 94, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate ...

William G. “Buddy” Weier

FLORENCE, Wis. — William G. "Buddy" Weier, 57, of Florence, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. A celebration of Buddy's life will take place Saturday, Sept. 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Northern Lites, Florence. You may light a candle in remembrance ...

Randall J. Champagne

NORWAY — Randall J. Champagne, 76, of Norway, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church. Rev. ...

Dorothy A. Kubicsko

CRYSTAL FALLS — Dorothy A. Kubicsko, 96, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls. Dorothy was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Amasa, daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret (Kassa) Alexa. She attended school in Amasa. Dorothy ...

Randall J. Champagne

NORWAY — Randall J. Champagne, 76, of Norway, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He was born March 16, 1942, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Roland and Rosetta (Harris) Champagne. Randy graduated from Niagara High School in 1960 and was a ...

Anna Milligan

VULCAN — Anna L. Milligan, 90, of Vulcan, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Colleen M. Osier

NIAGARA, Wis. — Colleen M. Osier, 65, of Niagara, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel.

Marie DeMuri

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marie DeMuri, 94, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Susan E. Halls

CRYSTAL FALLS — Susan E. Halls, 95, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Christian Park Health Care Center, Escanaba, Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls.

Joyce Mattson

NORWAY — Joyce Elaine Mattson, 81, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. She was born at Penn Hospital in Norway on March 26, 1937, to Alice (Mish-Jansen) Hollingsworth and Irving Jansen. Joyce is survived by her husband, David Elving Mattson of Fort Myers, Fla.; son, James Mattson of ...

Dino H. (Enrico) Pirolo

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Dino H. (Enrico) Pirolo, 86, died Aug. 19, 2018, of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis at home in Maple Grove, surrounded by his loving family. Dino was born Jan. 19, 1932, in Caspian. He married his high school sweetheart, Eloise Joan Anderson of Stambaugh in 1953. That ...

Donald C. Yuhasey

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald C. Yuhasey, 89, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Donald was born on March 25, 1929, in Iron Mountain, son of the late William and Edna (Johnson) Yuhasey. Don was a resident of this area his entire ...

Martin M. Herzog

IRON MOUNTAIN — Martin M. Herzog, devoted husband, father and grandfather "PaPa," entered his eternal sleep Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, with his family by his side. Martin was born April 7, 1960, to Marlin and Marlene Herzog. He grew to love tinkering in the garage working on vehicles, camping ...