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DeRosso remembered for hard work, leadership


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DENNIS DEROSSO, Iron County Board of Supervisors chairman, speaks at a hearing on a proposed mine in Iron County in October 2011 at the Hurley K-12 School auditorium. DeRosso died Monday. Funeral services are today.

Iron County Board of Supervisors Chairman Dennis DeRosso, 78, of Oma, Wis., who also served as county administrator, died on Monday.

A lifelong resident of Iron County, DeRosso devoted much of his life to make the area better, including donating his time to many civic organizations. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Ironwood and the Hurley and Mercer Lions clubs, among other organizations.

He worked at the Iron County Forestry Department, retiring as county forester. However, retirement didn’t slow him down, has he owned an operated Pine Lake Logging for 20 years.

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