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Obituaries

Robert Martignon

NORWAY — Robert “Cubby” Martignon, 93, of Norway, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Evergreen Meadows in Norway. He was born on Aug.16, 1926. in Norway, the son of the late Ernest and Ida (Ziller) Martignon. Robert served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married ...

Virginia Robertson

NORWAY — Virginia Robertson, 95, of Norway, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at her home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Virginia was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Alma, daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Bonigot) Smiley. She graduated from Northwestern High School in ...

Jeremy Ebidon

MADISON-WAUNAKEE, Wis. — Jeremy Edward Ebidon, 35, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on June 20, 2020. He was born on Oct. 3, 1984 in Niagara, Wis., the son of Kelly Sparapani and James (Ed) Ebidon Jr. Jeremy moved to Waunakee in 1991 where he lived until graduating high school, ...

Ward Anderson

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Ward Allen Anderson, 81, of Green Bay, formerly of Iron Mountain and Phoenix, Ariz., died June 20, 2020. He was born May 31, 1939, in Iron Mountain, to Walden and Mabel (Freeman) Anderson. Ward served his country in the U.S. Navy, stationed on the USS Richard E. Kraus ...

Sharon L. Kopenski

IRON RIVER — Sharon L. Kopenski, age 80, of Caspian, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital following a short illness. She was born on April 1, 1940, in Stambaugh, the daughter of the late William and Evalyn (Verville) Goodman. She attended the Caspian and ...

LaVerne M. Haigh

IRON MOUNTAIN — LaVerne M. Haigh, age 100 1/2, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at her daughter’s home. Visitation will be Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to noon at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will follow at noon at the church. Pastor Bryan Laurila will ...

William Johnson

NORWAY — William Gustaf Johnson, age 81, of Norway, died Friday, May 8, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. Family will greet friends on Friday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 12 p.m. at Good Shepherd ...

Robert Martignon

NORWAY — Robert “Cubbie” Martignon, 93, of Norway, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Evergreen Meadows in Norway. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Nancy Whaley

IRON MOUNTAIN — Nancy Whaley, wife of Robert Whaley, sister-in-law to Richard Whaley of Niagara, Wis., died from cancer on May 5, 2020, four years after her husband. Because of the COVID-19, there will be no funeral services.

Dorothy Louella Dye

FLINTVILLE, Tenn. — Funeral service for Mrs. Dorothy Louella Dye, also known as, “Granny Dye,” age 90, of Flintville, Tenn. will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Milton Martin and Bro. Tommy Howell officiating. Burial will follow in ...

Doug Lantagne

KINGSFORD — Doug Lantagne, 77, of Kingsford, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System of Iron Mountain. He was born June 22, 1942, in Niagara, Wis., son of the late Mitchel and Clarice (Bourassa) Lantagne. Doug was a lifetime resident of Niagara and had ...

Hartley “Duane” Tirschel

IRON MOUNTAIN — Hartley “Duane” Tirschel, 88, of Iron Mountain passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 26 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Erickson-Rochon Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Memorial Mass ...

Thomas E. Poupore

CRYSTAL FALLS — Thomas E. Poupore, 65, of Iron River was put to rest on March 16, 2020, at Iron County Medical Care Facility. Thomas was born in Chicago, son of the late Verlene (Mangels) and Edwin Poupore. He is the beloved brother of the late Dennis Poupore, loving brother of Robert ...

Debbie Ruzzicone

IRON RIVER — Debbie Ruzzicone, 69, of Iron River, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no service. Funeral arrangements are by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Inc. of Iron River.

Harriet Swanson

WOODRUFF, Wis. — The memorial service for Harriet Nelson Swanson that was scheduled for Saturday, June 27, has been indefinitely postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Swanson Family has a video tribute to view at Nimsgern Funeral Home website or on Youtube. Memorials may be made ...

Doris Schuirmann

KINGSFORD — Doris Evelyn Schuirmann, 88, of Kingsford passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Doris was born in Fence, on Sept. 25, 1931, daughter of the late Edward and Katherine (Moller) Thomas. Doris was a loving mother and ...

Gertrude J. Wren

NORWAY — Gertrude J. (Helgren) Wren, 89, of Norway, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Gertrude was born on March 17, 1931, in Negaunee, daughter of the late Paul and Hilma (Siik) Helgren. She was raised in Negaunee and was a 1949 graduate of ...

Harold Thoune

ESCANABA — Harold Thoune, 85, of Escanaba, passed away early Saturday morning, June 13, 2020, at Christian Park Center in Escanaba. He was born in Stephenson, on March 2, 1935 , the son of Arthur A. and Anna M. (Dallis) Thoune. Harold attended school in Foster City. Jan. 24, 1959, Harold ...

Patricia Fortin

CRYSTAL FALLS — Patricia Fortin (Mullin) 87, of Crystal Falls, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Iron River Care Services in Iron River. At Patricia’s request services will be private. Burial will take place in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls. Condolences to the family ...

Frank D. Lantagne

NIAGARA, Wis. — Frank D. Lantagne, 77, of Niagara, Wis., passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home-Niagara Chapel, Niagara, Wis.