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Obituaries

Jesse Tolbert

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jesse Douglas Tolbert, 29, of Iron Mountain, son of Lucille Quick of Iron Mountain and Douglas Tolbert of Florida, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at St. Mary's Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He was born Nov.29, 1991, in Iron Mountain and was a lifelong resident of the ...

Gwenllyn Johnson

KINGSFORD — Gwenllyn Joy Johnson, 89, of Kingsford passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Wildwood, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Richard L. Bartlett

IRON MOUNTAIN — Richard L. Bartlett, 90, of Randville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Bellin Hospital, Green Bay, Wis. He was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Sagola, son of the late Frank and Ida (Kirkendahle) Bartlett. Richard grew up in Sagola and had worked for the Ford ...

Betty “Liz” DeGrave

FLORENCE, Wis. — Betty “Liz” DeGrave of Florence, passed away at home on Dec. 18, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Liz was born in Florence, Wis., daughter of the late Resa and Clara (Noyes) DeMark. She has been a resident of this area her entire life and has worked in several of ...

Hubert “Bert” R. LaFave

HERMANSVILLE — Hubert “Bert” R. LaFave, 75, of Hermansville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay. He was born in Spalding on Nov. 26, 1945, son of Charles and Anna (Vandermissen) LaFave. Bert attended Harris School and was a lifelong resident of the ...

Barbara VanDenEeden

HAMILTON LAKES — Barbara Ann VanDenEeden, 83, of Hamilton Lakes, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Barbara Catholic Church at a later date. Arrangements were made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Barbara VanDenEeden

HAMILTON LAKES — Barbara Ann VanDenEeden, 83, of Hamilton Lakes, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Barbara Catholic Church at a later date. Arrangements were made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Murray E. Smith Jr.

IRON MOUNTAIN — Murray E. “Ed” Smith Jr., 69, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation in Kingsford. In accordance with Murray’s wishes, private family services will be held. The Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of ...

Donald Aultman

CLELAN, Wash. — Donald Lynn Aultman, 66, of Chelan, Wash. passed away Dec. 29, 2020, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence visit www.girrbachfunealhome.net.

Garry L. Mongrain

KINGSFORD — Garry L. Mongrain, 75, of Kingsford, entered eternal rest on New Year’s Eve. Garry was born on March 16, 1945, the son of the late Robert and LaVerne Mongrain. He attended Kingsford Schools, graduating with the class of 1964. While in high school he participated in Flivver ...

Carl Beckstrom

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Carl Robert Beckstrom, 50, lost his battle with COVID-19 on Dec. 16, 2020, at Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, Colo. with his loving family at his side. Carl was born Nov. 21, 1970, in Green Bay, Wis. to Robert and Karen Beckstrom. He married Jenelle Halm on ...

Darrell L. Lindholm

IRON MOUNTAIN — Darrell L. Lindholm, 82, of Iron Mountain passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Darrell was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Norway, son of John and Ada (Hammill) Lindholm. He was a teacher for the North Dickinson School District from ...

Rosemary Sjoquist

IRON MOUNTAIN — Rosemary Sjoquist, 82, of Kingsford passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Rosemary was born June 1, 1938, in Summum, Ill., the daughter of Benjamin and Nelcine (Batterton) Thompson. She was a talented artist who loved ...

Lee Meneghini

NORWAY — Lee Raymond Meneghini, 77, of Norway, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 after a courageous battle with COVID-19 at the Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee. Lee was born Sept. 3, 1943 to Edwin and Dorothy (Awerdick) Meneghini in Laurium, and graduated from Norway High School with ...

Richard L. Bartlett

IRON MOUNTAIN — Richard L. Bartlett, 90, of Randville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Iron Mountain.

Casey Ashburn

NIAGARA, Wis. — Casey Lee Ashburn, 31, of Niagara, Wis., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at his home. He was born March 15, 1989, in Kingsford son of Melisa Anderson and Robert Lee Ashburn. Casey loved spending time with his daughter and was known to light up a room with his smile. He ...

Dorothy Miller

KINGSFORD — Dorothy Ann (Sexton) Miller, 79, of Kingsford passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2020, at UP Health Systems in Marquette. Dorothy was born April 29, 1941, in Randville, daughter of the late Cloyd and Annie (Presley) Sexton. She was married to Gerald Rose and they had six children. ...

Rosemary Sjoquist

KINGSFORD — Rosemary Sjoquist, 82, of Kingsford, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Mary A. Trecartin

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP — Mary A. Trecartin, 80, of Breitung Township passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at her home. Mary was born June 29, 1940, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late John and Viola (Moln) Gasparach. She attended school in Iron Mountain and was a lifelong resident of the area. ...

Walter F. Klima Jr.

CRYSTAL FALLS — Walter F. Klima Jr., 78, of Crystal Falls, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls. He was born Feb. 27, 1942, in Chicago, son of the late Walter F. Sr. and Patricia (King) Klima. Walter graduated from Alpha High School, ...