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Obituaries

Betty J. (Theisen) Brocker

IRON MOUNTAIN — On Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, Betty J. (Theisen) Brocker left her earthly home and went to be with her Lord and Savior. Visitation and funeral services are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Sep. 14 at the First Lutheran Church: 1210 S. Stephenson Ave., Iron ...

Clare M. Fontecchio

KINGSFORD — Clare M. Fontecchio, 100, of Kingsford, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Iron Mountain.

Deanna L Ebertsch

GRANITE BLUFF — Deanna L. "Dee" Ebertsch, 78, of Granite Bluff, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Dee was born May 2, 1941, in Chicago, daughter of the late Rudolph and Frances (Baribeau) Baacke. She graduated from Revis High School ...

Betty J. (Theisen) Brocker

IRON MOUNTAIN — Betty J. Brocker, 91, or Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Janice L. Opsahl

KINGSFORD — Janice L. Opsahl, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at her daughter's home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Connie VanOss

CHANNING — Connie VanOss, 70, of Channing, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Christopher M. Krawczyk

CASPIAN — Christopher M. Krawczyk, 35, of Caspian, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 5 at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the First Baptist Church in Iron River. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor John ...

R. James Harvey

IRON MOUNTAIN — R. James Harvey died on the 20th day of July 2019. Jim was born on the Fourth of July, 1922, in Iron Mountain. He was the youngest of six children born to Martin Harvey and Agnes Thomas Harvey, pioneer residents. Jim was a member of the Iron Mountain High School, Class of ...

Jerome A. Gangl

SAGOLA — Jerome A. Gangl, 85, of Sagola, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at St. Mary's Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He was born May 28, 1934, in Buhl, Minn., son of the late Frank and Edith (Fraedrich) Gangl. Jerome was a US Army veteran. He worked in the Groveland Mine until the ...

Peggy Baciak

HAMILTON LAKES — Margaret “Peggy” Bacia, 67, of Hamilton Lakes, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at her home after a brief battle with cancer. She was born on Aug. 28, 1952, in Madison, Wis., but was raised in Chippewa Falls, Wis., the daughter of the late Bernard and Helen (Novak) ...

Deanna L. “Dee” Ebertsch

GRANITE BLUFF — Deanna L. "Dee" Ebertsch, 78, of Granite Bluff, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain. A memorial ...

Donna M. (Blomquist) Cootware

NORWAY — Donna M. (Blomquist) Cootware, 89, of Norway, formerly of Ralph, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Donna was born in Amasa, on Nov. 4, 1929, to Edwin and Pauline (Daniel) Blomquist. She attended schools in Amasa, Iron Mountain and ...

Charles Hatch

CRYSTAL FALLS — Charles Hatch, 85, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Friday, Sept.6, 2019 , at Aspirus Hospital of Iron River. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.

Blanche H. Gursky

IRON RIVER — Blanche H. Gursky, age 90, of Iron River, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at St. ...

Anthony Quadrani

MARQUETTE — Another member of the “Greatest Generation” Captain A. “Bronco” Quadrani, 91, of Kingsford, quietly and peacefully died Friday morning, Aug. 30, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. Anthony Lawrence Quadrani was born April 30, 1928, in Iron Mountain, a son of ...

Marjorie E. Schiavo

KINGSFORD — Marjorie E. Schiavo, 76, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford surrounded by her family. Marge was born June 7, 1943, in Stambaugh, daughter of the late Arthur and Pauline (Youngs) Jacobson. She graduated from Iron River ...

Irene Helen Dishnow (Nordstrom)

IRON MOUNTAIN — On Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, Irene Helen Dishnow (Nordstrom), 98, peacefully drew her last breath to go and be with her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the First Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Stephenson Ave., Iron ...

Jerome A. Gangl

SAGOLA — Jerome A. Gangl, 85, of Sagola, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Green Bay. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Melvin G. Johnson

CRYSTAL FALLS — Melvin G. Johnson, 87, of Crystal Falls, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at his home. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the church. ...

Melvin G. Johnson

CRYSTAL FALLS — Melvin G. Johnson, 87, of Crystal Falls, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at his home. Melvin was born Sept. 12, 1931, in Sagola, son of Elmer and Senia (Palomaki) Johnson. On June 21, 1952, Melvin married Elaine Christianson in Iron Mountain. They then lived ...