×

Obituaries

Virginia A. Heikkila

IRON RIVER — Virginia “Ginny” A. Heikkila, 69, of Iron River, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Bates Township Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Madylyn Sleeman

CECIL, Wis. — Madylyn Miron Sleeman, 91, of Cecil, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. She was born in Escanaba to George and Leona (Bordeau) Miron on Aug. 19, 1928. She was raised in Aurora and was a graduate of Kingsford High School. Madylyn was an employee of Robert W. Baird & Co. ...

Katherine L. Gossel

CASPIAN — Katherine “Kathy” L. (Mathews) Gossel, 58, of Caspian, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Joyce M. Marenger

ESCANABA — Joyce M. Marenger, 90, Escanaba, passed away on Friday Jan. 10, 2020, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. She was born on Feb. 18, 1929. in Escanaba, daughter of the late John and Marian (Norden) Oseen. On Oct. 21, 1950, she married the late Kenneth Marenger. Joyce ...

Marilyn R. Aderman

NIAGARA — Marilyn R. Aderman, 73, of Niagara, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. She was born May 7, 1946, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of Elaine (Sentko) Martin and the late Leonard “Buck” Martin. Marilyn graduated from Niagara High ...

Thomas A. Clark Sr.

IRON MOUNTAIN — 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. He was born on Jan. 31, 1945, in Crystal Falls, son of the late Floyd and Rose (Aldegarie) Clark. Tom was a 1964 graduate of Crystal ...

Estelle M. Halborg

IRON MOUNTAIN — Estelle M. Halborg, 80, of Iron Mountain passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Matthew D. Neuens

AURORA, Wis. — Matthew D. Neuens, 93, of Aurora passed away on Saturday, Jan,11, 2020, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Thomas A. Clark

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 Friday, Jan. 17, from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at United Lutheran Church. Memorial Service will follow at 11:30 at the ...

Bruce V. Bray

Kingsford — Bruce V. Bray, 75, of Kingsford, Mich. passed away peacefully at his sons’ home in Elgin, Ill. on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. In accordance with Bruce’s wishes a memorial service will be held in the spring. A complete obituary will follow. You may leave a condolence or tribute ...

Joyce M. Marenger

FLORENCE, Wis. — Joyce M. Marenger, 90, Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Marilyn Aderman

NIAGARA, Wis. — Marilyn Aderman, 73, of Niagara, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Alvin N. Salo

IRON RIVER — Alvin N. Salo, 82, of Iron River, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born on Feb. 18, 1937, in Beechwood, son of the late John “Jack” and Esmeralda “Izzy” (Ask) Salo. He served in the U.S. Army and ...

Carol M. Savage

CASPIAN — Carol M. Savage, 73, of Caspian, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Carol is survived by her husband, Donald; daughters, Mary Savage of Las Vegas and Jennifer Savage of Grand Rapids; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, extended ...

Bruce V. Bray

Iron Mountain —Bruce V. Bray, 75, of Elgin, Ill., formerly of Kingsford, Mich., passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, peacefully at his son’s home in Elgin. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain.

Thomas “Mutto” Clark Sr.

CRYSTAL FALLS — Thomas “Mutto” Clark Sr., 74, of Crystal Falls, died today, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the Aspirus Hospital in Iron River. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Peter Russ

NORWAY — Peter Frank Russ, 88, of Norway, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain. He was born June 7, 1931, in Park Falls, Wis., son of the late Frank and Lillian (Morris) Russ. Pete proudly served in the United States Marines during the ...

Shirley Johnson

FOSTER CITY — Shirley Ann Johnson, 83, passed from this world into her heavenly home on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Shirley was born in Escanaba on Jan. 31, 1936, the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise Robinette of Hardwood. Shirley ...

Frank M. Bednarski

FLORENCE, Wis. — Frank M. Bednarski, 93, of Florence, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1926, in Portage, Pa., son of the late Anthony and Mary (Golden) Bednarski. Frank grew up and attended school in Portage and as a sophomore moved to Chicago, where he ...

Evelyn M. Kassin-Bouchard

KINGSFORD — Evelyn M. “Lena” Kassin-Bouchard, 91, of Kingsford, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at her home, and is now resting in peace with the Lord. She was born May 5, 1928, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Ettore and Delmira (Carpenetti) Bongi. Lena was a lifetime resident ...