Obituaries

Theodore J. “Ted” Corombos

IRON MOUNTAIN — Theodore J. "Ted" Corombos, 86, of Iron Mountain, died July 26, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Ted was born in Iron Mountain on March 27, 1933, son of the late John and Helen (Nikolis) Corombos. He graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1951. Upon ...

William H. Payant

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. — William H. “Bill” Payant passed away peacefully at his home in Sun City West on July 19, 2019.   Born in Wausaukee, Wis., in 1924, Bill was raised in Iron Mountain/Kingsford. After graduating from Kingsford High School in 1942, Bill attended St. Norbert College ...

Anita Kreeger

IRON MOUNTAIN — Anita Marie Kreeger, 82, passed away on July 23, 2019. She was born in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late Anton and Rose (Carollo) Lorenzi. Anita truly loved her family. Her life was a living example of being kind to everyone you meet. It was only fitting that she was a ...

Theodore Corombos

IRON MOUNTAIN — Theodore “Ted” Corombos, 86, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019, at the Dickinson County Healthcare System. Visitation is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, July 30, with funeral services tentatively scheduled for Wednesday at the ...

Jared D. Thomas

FLORENCE, Wis. — Jared D. Thomas, 30, of Florence, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 18, 2019. He was born July 13, 1989, in Green Bay, Wis., son of Jack and Diane (Waskowiak) Thomas. Jared grew up in Florence and attended Florence High School. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed ...

Richard Walsh

KINGSFORD — Richard “Dick” Walsh, 89, of Kingsford, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain with family by his side. Visitation will be 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A ...

Roy Hoyer

SSUN CITY WEST, Ariz. — Roy Ernest Hoyer, 83, of Sun City West, died on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Roy was born to Elmer and Margaret Hoyer in Dollar Bay on May 22, 1936. He graduated in 1959 from Michigan Technological University with a degree in engineering, and after graduation, served two ...

Bruce J. Kangas

CRYSTAL FALLS — Bruce J. Kangas, 65, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Cheryl A. Brynda

CRYSTAL FALLS — Cheryl A. Brynda, 65, of Crystal Falls, passed away peacefully with family by her side at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau, Wis., on July 25, 2019. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls with the arrangements.

Mary R. Cook

FLORENCE, Wis. — Mary R. Cook, 70, of Florence, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at her home. She was born July 26, 1948, in Norway, daughter of the late Jule and Marion (Anderson) DeGrave. Mary grew up in East Kingsford and attended Kingsford High School. On July 30, 1966, she was ...

Eileen E. Dams

FLORENCE, Wis. — Eileen E. Dams, 94, of Florence, formerly of Kingsford, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Florence Health Services. Eileen was born Sep. 22, 1924, in Utica, Mich., to Earnest and Georgianna (Bondy) Sabell. She was raised in the Detroit ...

Sheila Johnson

NORWAY — Sheila Johnson, 70, of Norway, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. She was born on Aug. 25, 1948, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late Bertal and Frances (Geline) Johnson. Sheila graduated from Norway High School in ...

Zachariah John Hayes

NORWAY — Zachariah John Hayes, 31, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Norway, passed away Feb. 3, 2019, in Kalamazoo. Visitation for family will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at Grace United Methodist Church on O’Dill Drive in Norway. Public visitation will be 1 to 2:30 p.m., ...

Doris Laverne Van Haute

AURORA, Wis. — Doris Laverne Van Haute, 95, of Aurora, died peacefully on July 20 at Freeman Long Term Care & Rehabilitation Center in Iron Mountain. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 27 noon at First Lutheran Church 1210 S. Stephenson Ave., Iron Mountain. Funeral ...

Joseph G. Karpenski

NORWAY — Joseph G. Karpenski, 62, formerly of Norway, passed away July 23, 2019, in Long Beach, Calif. No services planned at this time.

Donnell “Don” Wayne Carlson

Donnell "Don" Wayne Carlson (1927-2019) IRON MOUNTAIN — Donnell Wayne Carlson, husband, father, friend, and longtime resident of Dallas, died on July 14, 2019. He was 91. Don was born to Theodore and Alice (Erickson) Carlson on Sept. 4, 1927, in Iron Mountain, Michigan. He graduated from ...

Eileen F. Smith

TIPLER, Wis. — Eileen F. Smith, 95, of Tipler, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Monday, July 29 at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jason ...

Sheila Johnson

NORWAY — Sheila Johnson, 70, of Norway, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, they will be announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Zachariah John Hayes

NORWAY — Zachariah John Hayes, 31, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Norway, passed away Feb. 3, 2019, in Kalamazoo. Visitation for family will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at Grace United Methodist Church on O’Dill Drive in Norway. Public visitation will be 1 to 2:30 p.m., ...

Eileen E. Dams

FLORENCE, Wis. — Eileen E. Dams, 94, of Florence, formerly of Kingsford, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Florence Health Services. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.