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Obituaries

Edward Laesch

VULCAN — Edward C. Laesch, 99, of Vulcan, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, 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.

Craig Leon Holmes

SUAMICO, Wis. — On Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, Craig Leon Holmes made his final voyage following a brief illness. Craig was born in Montana to Dr. Chester and Lorraine (Wagner) Holmes. He spent his childhood mostly in Tennessee where he learned to care for animals, including a horse named ...

Frank S. McKinnon

IRON MOUNTAIN — Frank S. McKinnon, 95, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Center in Powers. He was born March 29, 1924, in Echo Bay, Ontario, son of the late Hugh and Sarah McKinnon. Frank attended Iron Mountain High School where he excelled ...

Lenore E. “Lu” Edwards

AURORA, Wis. — Lenore E. "Lu" Edwards, 91, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. She was born Oct. 17, 1927, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late William and Elaine (Erickson) Kleiman. Lu graduated from Kingsford High School in 1945 and ...

Theresa Chartre

NORWAY — Theresa Kristine Chartre, 46 of Norway, passed peacefully on to eternal life on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at home surrounded by her beloved family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Richard Western

FLORENCE, Wis. — Richard Daniel Western — a true friend, a caring mentor, a gentle man with a quick wit — died Aug. 16, 2019, at age 77. Celebrations of Richard’s life will be held privately. You may leave a condolence or tribute for Richard’s family online at ...

Frank S. McKinnon

IRON MOUNTAIN — Frank S. McKinnon, 95, of Iron Mountain, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Center in Powers. Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Monday at ...

Ronald Maki Sr.

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — Ronald Gene Maki Sr., 76, of Spread Eagle passed away peacefully, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Florence Health Services nursing home in Florence, Wis. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 24, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford. Funeral services ...

Lenore “Lu” Edwards

AURORA, Wis. — Lenore “Lu” Edwards, 91, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Rev. ...

Mary Ann Brasure

NIAGARA, Wis. — Mary Ann Brasure, 82, of Niagara, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug 23 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Niagara. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Friday at the church. Rev. Fr. ...

Julie A. Meyers

FLORENCE, Wis. — Julie A. Meyers, 54, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at St. Mary Hospital in Green Bay. She was born Dec. 31, 1964, in Iron Mountain, daughter of Richard "Dick" and Nora (Witynski) Meyers. Julie graduated from Florence High School, Class of 1983. ...

Arlyce M. Munday

KINGSFORD — Arlyce M. Munday, 90, of East Kingsford, passed away peacefully at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Arlyce was born on May 6, 1929, in Bear Creek, Wis., and was the daughter of the late Perl and Loretta (Oneska) Behnke. She was a graduate of ...

Karen Ann (Gray) Sprenger

CLEAR LAKE, IOWA — Karen Ann (Gray) Sprenger, 79, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake. A Memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N 4th St. Clear Lake, IA, 50428. Visitation is one hour prior at Ward-Van ...

Lenore “Lu” Edwards

AURORA, Wis. — Lenore "Lu" Edwards, 91, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Evergreen Assisted Living in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Frank S. McKinnon

IRON MOUNTAIN — Frank S. McKinnon, 95, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Ronald Gene Maki Sr.

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — Ronald Gene Maki Sr., 76, of Spread Eagle, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Florence Health Services Nursing Home in Florence, Wis. He was born July 27, 1943, to Walfred and Mamie Maki in Covington. He was in the U.S. Army for two years and was ...

Julie A. Meyers

FLORENCE, Wis. — Julie A. Meyers, 54, of Florence, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home & Crematory, Florence.

Mary Ann Brasure

NIAGARA, Wis. — Mary Ann Brasure, 82, of Niagara, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. She was born June 7, 1937, in Sheboygan Falls, Wis., daughter of the late Norbert and Ann Walter. Mary Ann grew up in Sheboygan Falls and graduated from Sheboygan Falls High ...

Arlyce M. Munday

EAST KINGSFORD — Arlyce M. Munday, 90, of East Kingsford, passed away peacefully at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 23 at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will follow at noon on Friday at ...

William Morrison

NORWAY — William George Morrison, 57, of Norway, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born April 25, 1962, in Wyandotte, the son of the late Orval and Rosemary (Beauparland) Morrison. Bill married Kathleen Meunier on Aug. 31, 1985, in Escanaba. He was a ...