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Obituaries

William Lysell

KINGSFORD — William A. Lysell, 81, of Kingsford passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. He was born on Oct. 24, 1938 in Kewanee, Ill., son of the late Arvid and Viola Lysell. Bill was a proud member of the military who enlisted at a very young age ...

John Leppiaho

CRYSTAL FALLS — John Martin Leppiaho, 64, passed away March 12, 2020, while a resident at Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming. He was born Dec. 10, 1955, the son of Waino and Bernice (Stone) Leppiaho. John was employed in the summers for the Iron County Park Service while ...

Robert Bureau

CARLTON, Minn. — Robert Thomas Bureau, 69, died due to complications from opened heart surgery on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on Oct. 17, 1950. in Iron Mountain. Bob was known as “Packer Bob” by his family and friends, ...

Tammy Luther

FRIEDENS, Pa. — Tammy Lynn Saier Luther, 52, of Friedens, Pa., died Saturday, March 28, 2020, at her home. She was born April 22, 1967 in Harvey, Ill., a daughter of Karen Suprenant Davison of Mantino, Ill. and Ronald Davison, Rotunda West, Fla. Prior to her illness she had been the ...

Carol Cootware

KINGSFORD — Carol Cootware, 84, of Kingsford, passed away today, March 31, 2020, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Tondin-Ross and Freeman Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Lynn Sand

IRON MOUNTAIN — Lynn Ann Sand, 70, of Iron Mountain, passed away at home on Monday, March 30, 2020. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Philip C. Klein

IRON MOUNTAIN — Philip C. Klein, 78, of Vulcan, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Sara Jo Thoune

VULCAN — Sara Jo Thoune, 58, of Vulcan was called to eternal peace on Friday, March 27, 2020. Sara had a very rare form of lung cancer called ROS 1. She was born July 25, 1961, in Menominee,. She was the daughter of Therese and Glenn Thoune, and was the eighth of nine children. She ...

Justin Renier

NORWAY — Justin “Justy” N. Renier, 99, of Norway passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, at ManorCare Nursing Home in Kingsford.  He was born in Two River, Wis., on March 23, 1921, son of the late Justin and Leona (Jacquart) Renier. Justin grew up on various dairy farms in Wisconsin. In ...

Shirley L. Peterson

KINGSFORD — Shirley L. Peterson, 91, of Kingsford, passed away at home on Friday, March 27, 2020. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

M. Dale Frei

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP — M. Dale Frei, 85, of Breitung Township, died Sunday, March 29, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral arrangements are being completed and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain. Condolences to the family of M. Dale ...

Meghan Paupore

RANDVILLE — Meghan Kathleen Paupore, 25, of Randville, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Faith Servant

IRON MOUNTAIN — Faith Servant, 73, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.  

Joseph Bal

NORWAY — Joseph W. “Tata” Bal, 89, of Norway, died Thursday, March 26, 2020, at ManorCare Nursing in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Kimberly J. Koehler

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kimberly J. Koehler, 56, of Iron Mountain, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. She was born March 10, 1964, in Cleveland, daughter of the late Jay and Kathleen (Whyte) Johns. Kimberly grew up in Cleveland and later ...

Timothy D. McLain

SYCAMORE, Ill. — Timothy D. McLain, 72, of Sycamore, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home & Crematory of Florence, Wis.

Gerald Jerry Lindahl

IRON RIVER — Gerald Jerry Lindahl, 72, of Iron River, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Private family services will be held. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

James S. Erickson Jr.

CRYSTAL FALLS — James S. Erickson Jr., 72, of Crystal Falls, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Crystal Falls.

Donald L. Osterberg

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald L. Osterberg, 89, of Iron Mountain, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. He was born Dec. 23, 1930, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Lawrence and Virginia (Carpineti) Osterberg. Donald had been a long-time ...

Nancy L. Peterson

BIRNAMWOOD, Wis. — Nancy L. Peterson, 83, of Birnamwood, died on Friday, March 20, 2020, at the Homme Home of Wittenberg Nancy was born on Aug. 17, 1936, in the town of Birnamwood, to Edward and Hilda (Schroeder) Timm. On Nov. 24, 1955, Nancy was united in marriage to Sydney Peterson at ...