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 Obituaries    July 24, 2014 

Louis D. 'Louie' Kurta

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Louis D. "Louie" Kurta, 67, of Ironwood, died peacefully Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood, with his family by... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 23, 2014

Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald

ONTONAGON — Kathryn (Nipert) McDonald, 94, of Ontonagon, died peacefully at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. She was born in Ontonagon on July 10, 1920, the daughter of Theron and Sue (Moran)... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 22, 2014

Jonis John Braghini

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Jonis John Braghini passed away peacefully on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Covenant Hospice Bay Medical after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born Dec. 5, 1930, in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 22, 2014

William Farnham 'Bill' Penrose

DULUTH, Minn. - William Farnham "Bill" Penrose, 90, of Ironwood, Mich., died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. He was born May 6, 1924, in Ironwood, son... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 19, 2014

Robert Edwin Rajala

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Robert Edwin Rajala, 75, formely of Ironwood, Mich., and resident of Albuquerque since 1972, died March 10, 2014, at home with his family by his side. He is survived by Ann, his wife of 53 years, his sons, Eric and Bruce,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2014

Brian K. Lindquist

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Brian K. Lindquist, 58, of Sunnyside Ave., Ironwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at home. He was born Jan. 22, 1956, in Ironwood, son of Kenneth and the late Mae... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2014

Kenneth Roy Zwick

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Kenneth Roy Zwick, 48, a lifelong resident of Thomaston, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. Ken was born on July 6,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Robert 'Bob' Malnar

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Robert “Bob” Malnar, 62, of Ewen, passed away July 13, 2014, in Green Bay. He was born April 28, 1952, in Wakefield, Mich., to James P. and Grace M. Malnar.  Bob was a Vietnam War veteran, serving his country honorably in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Steve J. 'Sonny' Miskovich

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Steve J. "Sonny" Miskovich, 73, of Wakefield, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Marquette. Steve was born in Wakefield to the late Steve and Mary (Grivicich) Miskovich on June 9,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 15, 2014

Daryl Dean Huber

HURLEY, Wis. - Daryl Dean Huber passed away on July 12, 2014, at Villa Maria Health and Rehab in Hurley, where he was receiving loving care. He was 90 years old. Daryl, born on the family farm in Will... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 14, 2014

Carl John Curry Sr.

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Carl John Curry Sr., 33, of Wakefield, passed away tragically Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from injuries sustained in a moped accident. Carl was born on July 29, 1980, in Flint. He was... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 12, 2014

Paul D. Huntley

GREEN BAY, Wis. -Paul D. Huntley, 59, of Green Bay, left us too soon on Monday, July 7, 2014. He was born March 7, 1955, in Racine to Donald and Lillian (Stegelmann) Huntley. Paul graduated from... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 12, 2014

Daniel J. Mahoney

WHEELING, Ill. — Daniel J. Mahoney, 88, of Wheeling, passed away, April 27, 2014, in Wheeling, after suffering a stroke. Dan was born in Chicago on Aug. 1, 1935. He moved to Ironwood and lived there for many years. He returned to the Chicago area... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 11, 2014

Jean C. Mongeon

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. — Jean C. Mongeon, 71, of Bruce Crossing, passed away July 8, 2014, surrounded by her family. Jean is survived by her brother, Roger Halquist; children, Carol Halquist, Mark Mongeon, Monique Gordon and Yvonne Raether; and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 11, 2014

Viola 'Marge' Reichardt

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Devoted wife and mother Viola “Marge” Reichardt, 88, of Watersmeet, Mich., mercifully was granted life eternal with her Lord on Saturday July 5, 2014 in Winter Haven. Marge was born July 28, 1925 to Hilda (Matilla) and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 11, 2014

Toivo Savonen

Toivo Savonen, 86, passed away July 9, 2014. Toivo was born in Ironwood, Mich., to the late Onnie and Ida Savonen. He grew up on a small farm and helped with chores, working with his grandpa. After... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 10, 2014

James E. Moon Sr.

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. - James E. Moon Sr., 74, of Ironwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Jim was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Ironwood, to the late... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Aleda A. Slade

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Memorial services for Aleda A. Slade, 88, of Little Girl's Point, will be held Friday, July 11, at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation at 1 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Eleanor Bessen

TROUT CREEK, Mich. - Eleanor Bessen, 87, of Trout Creek, passed away July 2, 2014. She was born June 11, 1927, in Eagle River, Wis., to Albert and Martha (Olsson) Soquist of Conover, Wis. On Nov. 24, 1951, Eleanor married Roy Bessen, of Trout Creek,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Donovan J. Laessig

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Donovan J. Laessig, 79, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home. Don was born on Oct. 1, 1934, in Stratford, Wis., a son of Reuben and Florence...

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Rose M. Hill

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Rose M. Hill, 77, a former resident of Arbor Green Senior Living Community and White Pine, passed away Monday evening July 7, 2014, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in...

 
 Obituaries    July 8, 2014

Robert Kehlenbeck

HURLEY, Wis. - Robert G. Kehlenbeck, 88, of Hurley, died, July 4, 2014, in Hurley. Robert was born in April 5, 1926, to Clarence and Jennie Kehlenbeck in Shelton, Conn. He is survived by two of his... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 8, 2014

Saima Liimakka

ALMA, Mich. - Saima Liimakka, 104, of Alma, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Masonic Pathways in Alma. She was born on May 7, 1910, in Ironwood, the daughter of Jacob and Liisa (Jaaska) Niemi.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 7, 2014

Sharon Gail Obremski

MADISON, Wis. - Sharon Gail Obremski, 71, of Ironwood, Mich., formerly of Marenisco, Mich., passed away June 26, 2014, in Madison. She was born in Wakefield, Mich., on Jan. 6, 1943, a daughter of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 5, 2014

Ahti A. Nurmela

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Ahti A. Nurmela, 93, of Ironwood, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Westgate Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Community in Ironwood. He was born Dec. 30, 1920, in... Full story

 

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