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Obituaries

Martin M. Herzog

IRON MOUNTAIN — Martin M. Herzog, devoted husband, father and grandfather "PaPa," entered his eternal sleep Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, with his family by his side. Martin was born April 7, 1960, to Marlin and Marlene Herzog. He grew to love tinkering in the garage working on vehicles, camping ...

Marjorie A. Lysell

KINGSFORD — Marjorie A. Lysell, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at her home. She was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Sagola, daughter of the late Steven and Mary (Herzog) Matchett. Marge graduated from Channing High School in 1953 and was a lifelong resident of the area. She ...

Charles “Cookie” John Yagodzinski Jr.

SPALDING — Charles "Cookie" John Yagodzinski Jr., 73, of Spalding, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. He was born in Menominee on Nov. 6, 1944, son of the late Charles J. and Katherine (Zemba) Yagodzinski. Cookie proudly served in the National Guard ...

Donald C. Yuhasey

IRON MOUNTAIN — Donald C. Yuhasey, 89, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Clara Maria Wade

MCCALLA, Ala. — Clara Maria Wade, 51, passed away on Feb. 15, 2018, while visiting Florida. She was born on Jan. 15, 1967, in Newfoundland, Canada. She was the daughter of Madonna Howard and George Chartier, and the granddaughter of the late Gene and Mabel Chartier. Clara grew up in the ...

Larry J. Stone

VULCAN — Larry J. Stone, 81, of Vulcan, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. He was born Sept. 1, 1936, in Norway, son of the late Alton and Mary (Blumert) Stone. Larry grew up in Norway and was a graduate of Norway High School. He ...

Marjorie A. Lysell

KINGSFORD — Marjorie A. Lysell, 82, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. A memorial Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Queen of Peace ...

Mary Jane (O’Connor) Shields

CLOQUET, Minn. — Mary Jane (O’Connor) Shields, 84, of Cloquet, joined her heavenly family, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Mary was a former resident of Nashwauk, Minn., and was surrounded by her family at her passing at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth, Minn. She was born on Nov. 10, 1933, in ...

Charles “Cookie” John Yagodzinski Jr.

SPALDING — Charles "Cookie" John Yagodzinski Jr., 73, Spalding, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

David L. Johnson

KINGSFORD — David L. Johnson, 87, of Kingsford, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Rev. William “Bill” J. Hamel

MINNEAPOLIS — Rev. William "Bill" J. Hamel, 71, was greeted by his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after a six-week battle with liver cancer. He was surrounded by his beloved wife and daughters at his home in Minnesota, where he had also been lovingly cared for by them. Bill is ...

Gloria Angeloff

IRON MOUNTAIN — Gloria Angeloff, 37, of Iron Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, losing her long battle with addiction. She was born April 4, 1981. Gloria never wanted to be defined by her mistakes or addictions; she was so much more than that. She was an intelligent beautiful ...

Rev. William “Bill” J. Hamel

IRON MOUNTAIN — Rev. William “Bill” J. Hamel, 71, of Farmington, Minn., formerly of Fence, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Roland Fred “Rolly” Gazza

IRON MOUNTAIN — Roland Fred "Rolly" Gazza, 93, of Iron Mountain, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center. "Here comes trouble!" This is what Rolly often heard as he came into a room, or walked into a building; but he would be the first to ...

Jean Boulanger

CRYSTAL FALLS — Jean Boulanger, 95, of Crystal Falls, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. She was born May 11, 1923, in Burlington, Iowa, daughter of the late Robert and Verna (Bloomer) Borske. Jean graduated from Manistee High ...

Marie Marcella Anderson

ESCANABA — Marie Marcella Anderson, 94, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 17 at St. Anne Church in Escanaba, with Rev. Fran DeGroot officiating. A luncheon will be served in the fellowship ...

Charles J. “Chuck” Smeester

KINGSFORD — Charles J. “Chuck” Smeester, 92, resident of ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford, is face to face with the Lord Jesus Christ as of Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. He was born Sept. 29, 1925, in Amberg, Wis., son of the late Fay and Jule Smeester. Chuck was a U.S. Navy Veteran ...

Lindley Johnson

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — Lindley Johnson, 87, of Spread Eagle, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond, Ind. He was born March 26, 1931, in Greensboro, N.C., son of the late Murray and Savilla (Parker) Johnson. Lindley was a 1950 graduate of ...

Larry J. Stone

VULCAN — Larry J. Stone, 81, of Vulcan, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Dickinson County Healthcare System. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain.

Daniel Morley

GLADSTONE — Daniel Morley, 56, of Traverse City, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018, at his home in Traverse City. Visitation will be 2 p.m. Central time until the time of services at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. A meal and fellowship will follow in the ...