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Obituaries

Shirley A. Collins

IRON MOUNTAIN — Shirley A. Collins, 88, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. She was born June 6, 1930, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Elmer and Regina (D'Amour) Haines. Shirley graduated from Iron Mountain ...

Marion “Mim” L. Asplund

IRON RIVER — Marion "Mim" L. Asplund, 106, of Iron River, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, at the Iron River Care Center. She was born on July 23, 1912, in Stambaugh, the daughter of the late Olaf and Augusta (Ruus) Asplund. She attended Stambaugh Schools and graduated from Stambaugh High ...

Kathleen Kregoski

NORWAY — Kathleen Marie Kregoski, 99, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Dec. 30, 2018, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. She was born in Norway to Tony Massa and Catherine (Franke) Massa and was the youngest of seven children. After graduation from high school, she attended ...

Douglas “Doug” W. Wendricks

IRON MOUNTAIN — Douglas “Doug” W. Wendricks, 63, Iron Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Allo Coolman Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding.

Verna L. Weber

CHANNING — Verna L. Weber, 78, of Channing, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls. She was born Aug. 5, 1940, in DeKalb, Ill., daughter of the late James and Mildred (Rittmeyer) Knight. Verna graduated from Berlin High School in ...

Margaret L. Barry

IRON RIVER — Margaret L. Barry, 97, of Iron River, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. She was born on May 22, 1921 in Stambaugh, the daughter of the late Adolph and Minnie (Borkofski) DeLeske. She attended Stambaugh Schools, graduating from Stambaugh High ...

Carole Kann (née Lockwood)

WEST BEND, Wis. — Carole Kann (née Lockwood), 53, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family, on Dec. 29, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. She was born on Dec. 23, 1965, in Iron Mountain, to Arthur and Theresa (née Kowalkowski) Lockwood. Carole enjoyed spending time ...

Edna (Viola) Tatrow

KINGSFORD — Edna (Viola) Tatrow, 101, passed Dec. 26, 2018, at Carrollwood Care Center in Tampa, Fla., where she resided for several years. She was the daughter of the late John and Lydia Laib of Falkirk, N.D. Preceding her in death were her husband, Lee Tattrow; brothers, Ted (Beatrice) ...

Robert W. Weber

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — Robert W. Weber, 93, of Spread Eagle, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, at ManorCare Nursing Home in Kingsford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Phyllis Lydia Twardzik

VULCAN — Phyllis Lydia Twardzik, 73, of Vulcan, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4 at Evangelical Covenant Church in Norway. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church.

Raymond M. Metscher

PEMBINE, Wis. — Raymond M. Metscher, 93, of Pembine, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 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.

Howard J. Mondloch

IRON MOUNTAIN — Howard J. Mondloch, 88, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at his home. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Queen of Peace ...

Theresa Mary Martin

SUN CITY, Ariz. — Theresa Mary Martin died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, of an infectious disease, at Banner Boswell Hospital in Sun City. “Terie” was born in Kingsford on Nov. 13, 1941, to George and Theresa Kanyuh and was the youngest of their ten children. Preceding her in death were ...

Alice J. Granica

FLORENCE, Wis. — Alice J. Granica, 85, of Florence, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Clement Manor Assisted Living, Milwaukee. To honor Alice's legacy of life, visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 5 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home, Florence. The ...

Sheldon M. Sheffer

CASPIAN — Sheldon M. Sheffer, 65, of Caspian, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at his home. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 at the First Presbyterian Church in Iron River, with Pastor Dawn Robbins to officiate. The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites ...

Shirley Collins

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP — Shirley Collins, 88, of Breitung Township, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are tentatively scheduled for Friday, Jan. 4 at American Martyrs Catholic Church. Complete arrangements will be announced by the Erickson-Rochon & ...

Beatrice Blomquist

IRON MOUNTAIN — Beatrice Mary Blomquist, age 101, of Iron Mountain, arrived in God’s Garden Dec. 27, 2018. She entered from Manor Care Health Services in Kingsford. She was born April 24, 1917, in Iron Mountain, one of eight children of the late Amede (Edward) Lefebvre from Montreal, ...

Enola Lang

CRYSTAL FALLS — Enola Lang, age 92, passed away on Dec. 27, 2018, in Iron River. She had been a resident at the Iron River Care Center since March 11, 2013. Enola was born in New Holstein, Wis., on March 8, 1926, to Ervin and Anna (Dellies) Pagel. Enola lived in Amasa her whole life. She ...

Howard Mondloch

IRON MOUNTAIN — Howard J. Mondloch, 88, of Daggett, peacefully passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, surrounded by family at his new home in Iron Mountain. He was born May 2, 1930, in St. Martin, Minn., son of the late Peter and Susan (Thelen) Mondloch. Howard graduated from St. Cloud ...

Anita Marana

KINGSFORD — Anita Martha Marana, 86, of Kingsford, passed away Friday evening, Dec. 28, 2018, at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living in Marquette with her loving family by her side and under the care of UP Home Health and Hospice. Anita was born May 9, 1932, in Stambaugh to Edward and Inez ...