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Marilyn Ruth Cerasoli

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Marilyn Ruth Cerasoli, 92, of Ironwood, died on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Ironwood. She was born Dec. 21, 1925 in Ironwood, the daughter of the late Charles and Nan (Larson) Gustafson.

Marilyn attended A.L. Norrie Grade School and graduated from the Luther L. Wright High School with the class of 1943. On Nov. 23, 1950 she was united in marriage to Ferdinand “Fritz” Cerasoli at the Salem Lutheran Church in Ironwood. He preceded her in death. Marilyn was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Pam (Joe) Kuker of Ironwood, and Nancy (Todd) Grossklaus of Montreal, Wis .; her grandchildren, Kasey Kuker of Rochester, Minn. and Katie (Justin) Brownell of Ironwood; her great-granddaughter, Makenna Brownell; two sisters-in-law, Dora Milbow and Florence Gustafson; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three bothers, two sisters, two sisters-in-law; and three brothers-in-law.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Ketola-Burla Funeral Home in Ironwood. Rev. Lisa Ubbelohde will officiate. Marilyn’s family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Inurnment will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood.

We love you very much Mom and we will miss you. God Speed. Ta-Ta.

Range Funeral Service and Crematory, Ketola-Burla Funeral Home of Ironwood is assisting the family with arrangements. To send online condolences, visit