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Joseph E. Brozzo

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Joseph E. Brozzo, 65, of Ironwood died Monday morning, Sept. 9, 2019, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.

He was born June 6, 1954, in Ironwood, a son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Brozzo) Heikkila and was a lifelong resident of the area.

Joe was employed for many years as a truck driver at Steiger's Timber Operations. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and was a jack-of-all-trades.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Brozzo of Ironwood; children, Jamie (Jen) Brozzo of Maplewood, Minn., Brandi Brozzo of Spring Lake Park, Minn., Steven (Jennifer) Brozzo of Gwinn, and Lawrence Brozzo of Wausau, Wis .; stepchildren, Jessica, Joshua and Tamatha Hotchkiss of Ironwood; grandchildren, Cody, Haylee and Wyatt; brother, Jack (Tammy) Brozzo of Bessemer; lifelong friend, Ken Jacobson of Ironwood; and nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at a later date.

The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at

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