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Obituaries

Irene Dishnow

IRON RIVER — On Monday, Sept. 2, Irene Helen Dishnow (Nordstrom), 98, peacefully drew her last breath to go and be with her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. She was born on Oct. 5, 1920, in the family home of Edward and Emma Nordstrom of Beechwood. She was the youngest of their 11 ...

Chester R. Beauchamp

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Chester R. Beauchamp, 87, of Zephyrhills, formerly of Iron Mountain and Escanaba, passed away on Sept. 3, 2019, in Zephyrhills. Chet was born on Oct. 31, 1931, in Iron Mountain, the son of the late Joseph and Alvina Beauchamp. Chet married his soul mate, Sharon ...

Charlotte Broswavic

CRYSTAL FALLS — Charlotte H. Broswavic, 64, of Crystal Falls, passed away peacefully on Aug. 30, 2019, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Charlotte was born Nov. 18, 1954, in Milwaukee. She was a lifelong resident of this area. After her high school graduation, ...

Ronald W. Pirlot

QUINNESEC — Ronald W. Pirlot, 77, of Quinnesec, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at Iron County Medical Care Facility. Ron was born on Dec. 24, 1941, in Powers, son of the late Walter and Mary Louise (Gibour) Pirlot. He was a resident of this area his entire life and was a ...

Louise K. Plante

IRON MOUNTAIN — Louise K. Plante, 93, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 6 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. The funeral Mass ...

Marjorie Schiavo

KINGSFORD — Marjorie Schiavo, 76, of Kingsford, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Sharon Trapasso

CRYSTAL FALLS — Sharon Trapasso, 79, of Caspian, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron River. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia ...

Florence L. Pifke

IRON RIVER — Florence L. Pifke, 95, of Iron River, passed away on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at the Grace Covenant Church in Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Rev. James ...

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. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Louise K. Plante

IRON MOUNTAIN — Louise K. Plante, 93, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Community in Kingsford. Louise was born on March 8, 1926, in Bessemer, the third child of Domenic and Maria (Galotto) Massa. She attended St. Sebastian ...

Gladys Irene Kinnee

MESA, Ariz. — Gladys Irene Kinnee, 94, of Mesa, passed away with family at her side on Aug. 15, 2019. Gladys was born on July 3, 1925, to Florence and Simon Lidbeck. She was raised on the family dairy farm in Aurora, Wis. She married Gerald (Jerry) Kinnee in 1945, following his return ...

Herbert “Herb” Handt

NIAGARA, Wis. — Herbert "Herb" Handt, 88, of Niagara, Wis., passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain, with his daughter (Sandy Peters) by his side. He was born Jan. 17, 1931, in Watertown, Wis., the only son of the late Herbert ...

Irene Helen Dishnow (Nordstrom)

IRON MOUNTAIN — Irene Helen Dishnow (Nordstrom), at age 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. in Iron Mountain. The memorial ...

Charlotte H. Broswavic

CRYSTAL FALLS — Charlotte H. Broswavic, 64, of Crystal Falls, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Lakeview Bible Church in Crystal Falls. A complete obituary ...

Ronald W. Pirlot

QUINNESEC — Ronald W. Pirlot, 77, of Quinnesec, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at Iron County Medical Care Facility. A Celebration of Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Big Ten Sports Bar in Quinnesec. A complete obituary will appear in ...

Richard Watson

KINGSFORD — Richard Watson, 82, of Kingsford, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain.

Herbert N. Handt

NIAGARA, Wis. — Herbert N. Handt, 88, of Niagara, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation Services-Niagara Chapel.

Louise K. Plante

IRON MOUNTAIN — Louise K. Plante, 93, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Freeman Nursing and Rehabilitation Nursing Home Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Irene H. Dishnow

IRON MOUNTAIN — Irene H. Dishnow, 98, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Marilyn I. Smokevitch

CRYSTAL FALLS — Marilyn I. Smokevitch, 80, of Crystal Falls, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls. She was born May 21, 1939, in Green Bay, Wis., daughter of the late Harold and Harriett (King) Frank. Marilyn was united in marriage to ...