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Obituaries

Cynthia Doyle

KINGSFORD — Cynthia Doyle, 43, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Carolyn “Cary” L. Garvaglia

NIAGARA, Wis. — Carolyn “Cary” L. Garvaglia, 88, of Niagara, passed away on Jan. 15, 2020, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Cary was born on Sept. 14, 1931, in Clintonville, Wis., daughter of the late Nels and Nina (Shingler) Hanson. She grew up and attended school in Clintonville. After ...

Matthew D. Neuens

AURORA, Wis. — Matthew D. Neuens, 93 of Aurora, went to meet his Savior on Jan. 11, 2020. Known as Uncle Chubby to his nieces and nephews, his great-nephew, Adam LaVigne will be officiating Matt’s Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Homestead Baptist Church. Visitation ...

Eugene “Wheels” K. Whitens

HERMANSVILLE — Eugene “Wheels” K. Whitens, 85, Hermansville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Dickinson County Hospital. Arrangements are scheduled for Tuesday and a full obituary will be forthcoming. The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding are assisting the ...

Marilyn R. Aderman

NIAGARA, Wis. — Marilyn R. Aderman, 73, of Niagara, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Visitation will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Riverside United Methodist Church in Niagara. A memorial service will follow at 3:30 p.m. ...

Bruce V. Bray

KINGSFORD — Bruce V. Bray, 75, of Kingsford, passed away peacefully at his son’s home in Elgin, Ill., on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. He was born on Aug. 23, 1944, in Laurium, son of the late John and Viola (Poquette) Bray. He graduated from DePaul Academy, Chicago, Class of 1962. Bruce ...

Betty June Kirschner

POWERS — Betty June Kirschner, 92, Powers, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

JoAnn M. Michaud

IRON MOUNTAIN — JoAnn M. Michaud, 80, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Her death was holy and peaceful, surrounded by her children and sister, in prayer. She was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Pequaming, daughter of ...

Damion Haman-Leet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Damion Haman-Leet, infant son of Jamie Haman and Angela Leet was delivered into the arms of the angels in Heaven on Jan. 13, 2020, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Damion is survived by his parents; sisters, Dixie and Talia King; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Cindy ...

Emelie J. Gagnea

GAASTRA — Emelie J. Gagnea, 80, of Gaastra, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. She was born on April 18, 1939, in Gaastra, the daughter of the late John “Jack” and Luella (Battye) Applin. She attended Stambaugh Schools and graduated with the Class of ...

Carolyn L. Garvaglia

NIAGARA, Wis. — Carolyn L. Garvaglia, 88, of Niagara, passed away on Jan. 15, 2020, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at St. Anthony’s Church in Niagara. Funeral services will follow on Saturday at 11 a.m. A complete obituary will ...

Jonathan Parker

IRON RIVER — Jonathan Parker, 38, of Iron River, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Cornerstone Bible Church in Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m., with Jill Albanys to officiate. Funeral ...

Thomas A. Clark Sr.

CRYSTAL FALLS — Thomas A. Clark Sr., 74, of Crystal Falls, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital with his family by his side. Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls. Memorial services will follow at ...

Loren R. Olson

IRON RIVER — Loren R. Olson, 70, of Iron River, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born on Aug. 3, 1949, in Stambaugh, the son of the late Clarence and Doris (Lee) Olson. He attended Stambaugh Schools and graduated with the Class of 1968. He ...

Mary L. Badini

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary L. Badini, 90, of Iron Mountain, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at the Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. She was born March 27, 1929, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Joseph and Angeline (Poisson) Hart. Mary was a lifelong resident of Iron Mountain, ...

Estelle M. Halborg

IRON MOUNTAIN — Estelle M. Halborg, 80, of Iron Mountain, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1939, in Chassell, daughter of the late Eino and Esther (Maki) Kemppainen. Estelle graduated from Hancock High School in 1957. She attended ...

Joann M. Michaud

IRON MOUNTAIN — Joann M. Michaud, 80, of Kingsford, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, 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.

William R. Schinderle

IRON RIVER — William R. Schinderle, 58, of Iron River, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at his home. Private services were held. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Bonnie Joy Surprise

Kingsford — Bonnie Joy (Hagberg) Surprise, 81, of Kingsford, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 7, 2020. She was born in Maywood, Ill. on June 16, 1938, to Philip and Elizabeth Maynard. Bonnie married the love of her life, Richard Surprise on Sept. 17, 1994. They were an inseparable ...

Matthew D. Neuens

AURORA, Wis — Matthew D. Neuens, 93 of Aurora, went to meet his Savior on Jan. 11, 2020. Matthew, known to many as “Chub” was born on Aug. 28, 1926, to Mathias and Martha (Slater) Neuens. He was a lifelong resident of Aurora. Matthew married the love of his life, Donna M. LaDuron on Aug. ...