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James H. Rock


IRONWOOD, Mich. — James H. Rock, 75, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully Friday, May 10, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Ironwood, son of the late Meredith and Vina (Moore) Rock. 

James was a longtime Ironwood resident who had worked in construction. He had served in the United States Navy.

 He is survived by Sherri Rock, of Ironwood, and her son Cody (Amanda) Mattson, of Bessemer; one brother, Keith (Terry) Rock, of Ironwood; two sisters, Jean Hansmann, of Bellefourche, S.D., and Josephine Linn, of Norman, Okla .; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including his special granddaughter, Samantha Rock, of Eau Claire, Wis .; and numerous nephews and nieces.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by one son, James Rock; one brother, Meredith R. Rock; and one sister, Virginia Garrett.

Cremation has taken place at the Range Crematory in Hurley. A private service and inurnment will be held at a later date at Sunset Acres Cemetery in Ironwood Township.

Arrangements are by Range Funeral Service and Crematory, Ketola-Burla Funeral Home in Ironwood.


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