Dickinson County

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AMIDON, L.E. --Well-Known School Man Dead--L.E. Amidon, for seventeen years superintendent of the Iron Mountain public schools, passed away at Chicago last Wedensday afternoon. He was operated on two weeks ago, following which he was seized with a slight attack of pleurisy which developed into pneumonia. Mr. Amidon went to Iron Mountain in the fall of 1898 from West Bend, Wis., where he was at the head of the public schools. During his many years in charge of the schools of Iron Mountain he established an enviable record for efficiency. He tendered his resignation in 1915, to become part own and take charge of the Brewer Teachers' agency at Chicago and at the time of his demise he was the owner of it. He had met with a large degree of success in that work and had made it one of the leading agencies of its kind. The remains were taken to Bryon, Ohio, where they were interred in the cemetery there beside those of his mother. --Ironwood Times, Ironwood, MI., December 9, 1916
ANGOLI, JOSEPH C.--Joseph C. Angoli, 65, of 825 Frederick St., died today at 4 a.m. at his home, following illness of a month. He was born in Waucedah, Mich., on Feb. 10, 1899, and came to Oshkosh in 1921. He was married here to Bernice Hough on June 14, 1922. Mr. Angoli had been employed for 25 years as a gear cutter by Rockwell-Standard Corp., and was a member of the UAW-CIO local there. He served in the Navy during World War I, was a member of Cook-Fuller Post 70 of American Legion and Last Man's Club. Surviving are his wife, Bernice; one daughter, Miss Yvonne Chance Angoli, Oshkosh; three brothers, Oswald Angoli, Ferndale, Mich., Carl Angoli, Manitowoc, and Leonard Angoli, Chicago; five sister, Sister Zachary, Mrs. Ronald Martin, Miss Margart Angoli, Chicago; Mrs. Florentine Merson, Laurel, Md., and Miss Elizabeth Angoli, Milwaukee; nieces and nephews. Service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Fiss & Bills Funeral Home, conducted by the American Legion post. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. from Sunday until the hour services.--Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, June 26, 1964
BARHKE --Mrs. William Bahrke--Mrs. William Barhke, of 2800 Taylor avenue, died Tuesday morning at St. Mary's hospital. She was born April 10, 1901, in Norway, Mich., and was a resident of Racine 11 years. Mrs. Barhke was a member of Holy Name church. Survivors are her husband; two sons, Milton and William, Jr.; five brothers, Henry Belland and Joseph of Norway, Mich., William, of Milwaukee; George, of Iron Mountain, Mich., and Edgar, of Racine; four sisters, Mrs. George Rasmussen, of Stambaug, Mich.; Mrs. Jennie Corin, of California; Mrs. Louis Canavera, of Norway, Mich., and Mrs. E. Evchoff, of Iron Mountain, Mich. Funeral services will be Friday at 9:15 a.m. in Draeger Bros. funeral home and at 9:45 in Holey Name church. Rev. John A. Schneider will say the funeral mass. Burialwill be in West Lawn Memorial park. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight at 7 o'clock and until service time. --Racine Journal Times, Racine, WI., March 5, 1941
BECKSTROM, MYRTLE --FORMER RESIDENT DIES AT IRON MOUNTAIN--(Funeral conducted Friday)--Mrs. Leonard Beckstrom, the former Myrtle Kennedy of Ironwood, passed away at her home at 421 East "B" street, Iron Mountain, on Tuesday night, Jan. 15, at 5:15 p.m. Death was due to pneumonia.  Born in Iron Belt, Wis., on May 8, 1903, Mrs. Beckstrom was a graduate of the St. Ambrose school in Ironwood, and of Marquette Normal. Following graduation, she taught at the Lake Superior school, and for 12 years at Vuclan, Mich. For the past five years she had been teaching at the Iron Mountain Junior high school.  On June 6, 1940, she married Leonard Beckstrom in Ironwood.  Surviving the deceased are her husband, Leonard, four sisters and one brother. The sisters are: Mrs. Thomas Gamache and Lydia Kennedy, both of Hurley; Mrs. George Nelson, and Mrs. Michael Noonan of Ironwood. The brother is Michael Kennedy of Ironwood.  The body was brought to Ironwood on Thursday afternoon. Services were conducted Friday morning at 9 a.m. from the St. Ambrose church, the Right Reverend Monsignor J.B. Moriarty officiating.  Interment was at the Riverside cemetery.--The Ironwood Times, Ironwood, MI., January 23, 1946
BERGMANN, MRS. CLARENCE A. (LUCILLE)--MADISON - Mrs. Clarence A (Lucille) Bergmann, age 71, of 1117 Amherst Drive, died on Thursday, July 24, 1975, at a local nursing home. Born February 28, 1904 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, she was the former Lucille Schinderle, and former room clerk for the Lorraine Hotel. Mrs. Bergmann was a member of St. Raphael Cathedral and the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband. Dr. Clarence A,; two daughters, Mrs. Howard Elliott, Jr., 1715 Von Hise Ave., Mrs. Robert Beckes of Milwaukee; two brothers, John Schinderle and Frank of Iron Mountain, Michigan; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Kohler ot Iron Mountain, Mrs. Eva Thompson of III7 Amherst Dr., Mrs. Fred Schumann of Two Rivers; and ten grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son. Dr. James. Funeral services will be held at ST. RAPHAEL CATHEDRAL, 222 W. Main St., at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 28. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, at JOYCE FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Rd., where the rosary will be said at 9 p.m.--The Capital Times, Madison, WI., July 26, 1975
BORSINI, BARBARA J. --BORSINI--Mrs. Barbara J. Borsini, 49, 5430 Dale Ave., Loves Park, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 1980 in Swedish American Hospital after a short illness. Born in Iron Mountain, Mich., daughter of Ernest and Lillie Barker Soderberg. Lived 30 years in the Loves Park area. Married Roy R. Borsini in Chicago, July 20, 1952; he died Aug. 30, 1973. Employed as a waitress at Top Hat Restaurant for 14 years. Survivors include three sons, Michael Servant, Roscoe, Jeffery Borsini, Nashville, Ten., and Steven Borsini, Rockford; two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Rowe, Evanston, and Mrs. Verle Hendricks, Chicago; two brothers, Harold Soderberg, Phoenix, Ariz., and Calvin Soderberg, Iron Mountain, Mich.; and four grandchildren. Services at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, in DELEHANTY FUNERAL HOME LTD., 401 River Lane, Loves Park, with the Rev. Glen Johnson officiating. Burial in Eastlawn Cemetery, Beloit, Wis. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. --Rockford Register Star, August 24, 1980
BRANSTROM, EDWIN C. --Funeral services for Edwin C. Branstrom, 62, of 8621 17th Av. S.W., who died Sunday, were held today in the Georgetown chapel, with burial in Riverton Crest.Born in Felch, Mich., Mr. Branstrom came here in 1939. He was a longshoreman and a 25-year member of Seattle Aerie No. 1, Eagles. Surviving are his wife, Myrtle; his mother, Mrs. Ida Branstrom, Felch; four brothers, Kelly A. and Robert, both of Felch, Wallace of Bieber, Calif., and Lawrence Branstrom, Milwaukee, and a sister, Mrs. Phipip Burgie, Milwaukee.--Seattle Daily Times, December 23, 1964
BROTTLUND, ARTHUR--Arthur Brottlund, 77, of 42 S. Range Rd., who was stricken with a cerebral hemmorrhnge at his home Saturday night, died at 9:20 a.m. Sunday at Grand View Hospital. He was born Feb. 5, 1880 at Norway, Mich., and came here In 1887 with his parents. He attended the Ironwood schools. He had resided here since that lime, except for a few years when he was employed in mining at Butte, Mont., and for the Cuyuna Range Mining Co., in Minnesota. He was emp1oyed here at the.. Newport Mine and by the Oliver Iron Mining Co., retiring In 1954, after 50 years of employment in mining. he was a past officer and member of the CIO Steelworkers Union. Mr. Brottlund also played baseball and was a skier. He was married Aug. 12, 1935 at Duluth lo Mrs. Marie Marauder. She died April 1 of this year. Surviving are five sons, Arthur M. Brottlund of Kansas City. Mo., Wendell II. Marauder of Colorado Springs, Colo., Donald R. Marauder of Mundelein. III., Keith L. Marauder of Evanston and Homer G, Marauder of Ironwood; two daughters, Mrs. William Feyerabend of Caldwell, Idaho, and Mrs. Robert Booker of Rockford, III.; four brothers, Philip and John of Ironwood, William of Dululh and Walter of Iron Mountain; one sister, Mrs. Emma Esselbach of Seattle, Wash., and 10 grandchildren. Mineral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church with the Rev. Charles L. Hanson officiating. lnterment will be at Riverside Cemetery. The Nyberg - Miller Mortuary will be open for visitation beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday when the remains will be taken to the church to lie in state until the time of services --Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., July 1, 1963
BROWN, ERNEST --Brown, Ernest--IRON MOUNTAIN -Ernest W, Brown, 72, Iron Mountiank former 41st Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Iron Mountain, died Sunday at Dickenson Memorial Hospital here. Born Oct. 19, 1908, at Baraga, son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Ernest Brown, he resided in the Copper Country and at Bessemer and in 1927 graduated from high school at Iron Mountain. He attended Albion College and graduated from University of Michigan Law School in 1933. He practiced law at Iron Mountain and was prosecuting attorney for Dickinson County before becomingcircuit judge He served on the bench from 1955 to 1977. Mr. Brown was a member of the Michigan Bar Association; Elks Lodge and Masonic Lodge, Iron Mountain; Francis Moore Consistery and Ahmed Shrine Temple Marquette. Surviving are his widow, Purletta;. two daughters, Mrs. Patrick Spalding, Escanaba, and Mrs. Gretchen Gruener, Ann Arbor; two brothers, Ivan Phoenix, Ariz., and George, Bruce Crossing and Eagle River, Wis. A son Lawrence, died in 1966 and a sister, Ruth Weisinen, in January 1981. The funeral will 'be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Iron Mountain, and burial will be in Cemetery Park here. Erickson Rachon Funeral Home here is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., June 8, 1981
BUBLONI, STANLEY G. (E-1 U.S. ARMY)--Age 22. Passed away March 17, 1970 in the Letterman Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., after a brief illness. E.i Bubloni was born in Loretto, Mich. on Aug. 1947, attended the R.T.I., graduated in June of 1969 and was formerly employed part time with the Racine Journal-Times. He was the only son of Violet Bubloni, Loretto, Mich. and George Bubloni, Kingsford, Mich.; also surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Howard (Charlotte) Magnuson of Racine; two nieces, Christina and Jennifer and one nephew, Joel. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 21, in St. Stephan's Church, Loretto, Mich. with interment in Norway Township Cemetery there. --Racine Journal Times, Racine, WI., March 23, 1970
BUELL, JOHN J. --FOUNDER OF DENVER DEAD--DENVER, Feb. 19--Word has been received in Denver of the death at Quinnesec, Mich., of John J. Buell, the man who selected the site for the city of Denver and platted the city. He also platted the site of Boulder, and Central City and later Quinnesec, Mich. Mr. Buell came to Denver in 1869 and had nearly completed platting Denver when his feet were frozen and he was forced to retire from active work temporarily. Later he engaged in mining at Leadville and served in the Civil war. Mr. Buell studied law after the war and settled in Indiana, going from there to Michigan.--Colorado Springs Gazette, February 20, 1917
BURT, JOHN H. --John H. Burt,71, 61 Yuba St., Battle Creek, died at the Grand View Hospital at 7:30 this morning. He was born in Iron Mountain April 24, 1889, and was married to the former Florence Quick at Battle Creek in 1951. He had been visiting here with his sister, Mrs. Bessie Clemens. Surviving are his wife, his sister, and one brother, Ray, of Saginaw. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Rochon Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, where the remains will be taken from the Chapell-Zielinski Funeral Home. Interment will be in Park Cemetery, Iron Mountain.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., June 24, 1961
CARLSON, REV. FRANK --Rev. Frank J. Carlson--Serivces for the Rev. Frank J. Carlson, 75, Iron Mountain, Mich., who died at 6:50 p.m. Saturday in Iron Mountain after a short illness, will be at Zion Lutheran Church, Rockford.  Burial will be in Arlington Memorial Park here. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to time of service Thursday at the church. Local arrangements were made by Fred C. Olson Mortuary.  Rev. Carlson was the pastor of First Lutheran Church, Prophetstown, from 1932 to 1936 and married Rockford native Stella Nelson in Rockford in 1932. Since 1953, he had served churches in the Iron Moutnain area and was Protestant chaplain at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Iron Mountain.  Survivors include his wife, Stella; three sons, Donald F., Minneapolis, Minn., the Rev. David Carlson, New Berlin, Wis., and Daniel, Clearfield, Utah; 10 grandchildren and a sister, Dora Frederickson, Latrobe, Pa. --Rockford Morning Star, January 24, 1978
CARLSON, FRITZ --Funeral services for Fritz Carlsen, 62, an electrician, will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow in the Georgetown Funeral home. Burial will be in Washington Memorial Park. Mr. Carlen died Monday at his home, 12642 First Av. S. A 32nd-degree Mason, he was a past master of Delta Lodge No. 172, F.&A.M., and a member of Issaquah Chapter No. 39 Royal Arch Masons, and Scottish Rites bodies. He also was a member of the Electrical Worker's Union. Mr. Carlson was born in Iron Mountain, Mich. He came here 28 years ago. He was a Navy veteran of the First World War and a member of John Hancock Post, American Legion. Surviving are his wife, Hazel; a daughter, Mrs. Marshall W. Teabo, Baltimore, Md.; his mother, Mrs. Amanda Carlsen, Norway, Mich.; a brother, John P. Carlsen, Minneapolis, and three grandchildren. --Seattle Daily Times, December 19, 1956
CARLSON, GUST--Old Resident Dies.--Iron Mountain—Gust Carlson, 90-year-old pioneer settler of Sagola and a resident of Iron Mountain since 1913, died at 2:25 Sunday afternoon, of complications of advanced age, at his home, 1122 River avenue. Born April 9, 1852, in Smoland, Sweden, Mr. Carlson came to the United States in 1886 and was employed in the lumber mills at Menominee. Two years later he moved to Wausaukee, Wis., and in 1889 he moved to Sagola, where he was one of the first settlers. He came to Iron Mountain in 1918 and worked at the Ford Motor company plant for two years before retiring.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., December 2, 1942
CHRISTANELLI, SERAFINA--OGDEN--Mrs. Serafina Facine Cristanelli, 84, died Saturday night in an Ogden hospital after an illness. Born April 10, 1873, in Tyrol, Austria, to Anton and Katherin Facini. Came to the U.S. at 27 years of age, settled in Michigan. Married to Frank Anthony Cristanelli, Sept. 2, 1902, in Norway, Mich. He died there in 1940. She came to Ogden in 1951, lived with a daughter, Mrs. Fiore (Mary) Andreoli. Survivors: two daughters, Mrs. Andreoli and Mrs. Andrew (Anna) Martini, Ogden; stepson, Louis Cristanelli, Milwaykee, Wis.; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a sister Mrs. Irene Alexander, Milwaukee. Holy Rosary was recited Sunday at Lindquist and Sons Funeral Chapel. The body will be taken to Norway, Mich., for additional services and burial.--Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT., November 4, 1957
CLAPPER, GEORGE--George Clapper, 83, Riverside Manor Nursing Home, died at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 1966 in Rockford Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born Jan. 20, 1883 in Sharon, Wis., son of Mr. and Mrs. Anson Clapper. Lived 50 years in Rockford, coming here from Allen Grove, Wis. Married Maude Wodsworth in Belvidere, Aug. 26, 1946. Employed as a machinist by Mattison Machine Works for 40 years. Attended Sharon public schools. Survivors include: his widow, Maude; a daughter, Mrs. Harold Solberg, Felch, Mich; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Two, Beloit, Wis.; and three grandchildren. His first wife, Katherine McMann Clapper, precedent him.  Arrangements by SUNDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 215 N. 6th. St. --Rockford Morning Star, October 26, 1966
CLAPPER, MAUDE--Mrs. Maude Clapper, 80, Maple Crest Nursing Home, Belvidere, died at 6:50 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18, 1967 in St Joseph Hospital, Belvidere, after a long illness. Born Dec, 19, 1887, in Table Rock, Colo. Lived one year in Belvidere, moving there fromo Rockford where she had lived at 825 Park Ave. Married to George Clapper in Belvidere Aug. 26, 1946. Survivors include: a niece, Mrs. Hnry Moth. Seward; and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Harold Solberg, Felch, Mich. Graveside services at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 in the Willwood Burial Park, with the Rev. Albert Wagner, associate pastor of Court Street Methodist Church, officiating. Arrangements by SUNDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 215 N. 6th. St. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. --Rockford Morning Star, December 20, 1967
CLARKE, THOMAS--Thomas Clarke--1106 W Hewitte, Iron Mountain, Michigan Age 63, died Monday Survivors include a brother, Donald of New London The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 30 a m at the Cline and Hanson Funeral Home in New London Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a m Wednesday until the time of the service--Appleton Post-Crescent, January 13, 1976
CORAZZAL, MICHAEL--DIES ON TRIP WHILE VISITING DAUGHTER--The remains of Michael Corazzala Sent to Vulcan Today--The remains of Michael Corazzala, 81, of Vulcan, Mich., who died at a local hospital last night at 9:30 o'clock from a heart ailment, were sent to that city for burial this afternoon. He had arrived here a month ago to visit his daughter, Mrs. Louis Barbacovi, and a few days after his arrival became sick and was taken to the hospital. The deceased had been a resident of Ironwood and Bessemer a number of years ago, He had lived in this country 65 years. He was born In Tyrol, Austria Surviving are the widow, daughter, Mrs. Louis Barbacovi of this city, and son, Eugene, of Newport location.--Iron Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., June 18, 1930
COX, JOSEPH E. --DIED UNDER THE KNIFE--Joseph E. Cox, who left Iron Mountain about a years ago for Idaho to engage in the timber business, died in a hospital at Portland, Oregon, last week while undergoing a second operation for a cancerous growth of the stomach. Mr. Cox was about forty years of age and leaves a widow and four children. He was a resident of Quinnesec for many years, was engaged in the lumber business, and was also county surveyor.--Evening News, Sault Ste. Marie, MI., December 20, 1904
CURZEL, JOHN E. --EARLY PENCE SETTLER DIES--John E. Curzel, 91, retired miner and one of the earliest settlers in the town of Pence, died at his home late yesterday afternoon after an illness of two years. He had been bedridden since October, 1945. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9 at the St. Anthony church in Pence, with burial in the Hurley cemetery. Born December 27, 1854, Levico, Tyrol, Austria, he came to the United States in 1884, settling in Vulcan, Mich., until 1887 when he moved to Pence. Employed as a miner until his retirement in 1926, he helpted to sink most of the mine operations in nearby Wisconsin towns. Surviving him are a daughter, Mrs. Albert Barlo (Ann), Pence, and two grandchildren, Mrs. Anton Calvi and Dominic A Chiapuzio, both of Pence. Mrs. Curzel died September 4, 1938. Other near relatives are the Brighenti family of Ramsay and the Castel families of Iron Mountain and Detroit. The remains will be taken to the family residence late this afternoon to lie in state until the time of the services Monday.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., June 8, 1946
DANBOM, ANNA J. --DEATH TAKES MRS. ERNEST DANBOM, 71Mrs. Anna J. Larson Danbom, 71, of 3111 Dakota St., died yesterday at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Danbom had lived here wince 1906. She was born in Iron Mountain, Mich. She was the widow of Ernest Danbom, a meat cutter. He died in 1935.  Mrs. Danbom was a member of Ark Chapter No. 86, Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are a son, Harold C. Danbom, and two brothers, Oscar E. Peterson, and Nels H. Larson, all of Seattle, and a grandson. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Thursday in the Columbia Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pacific Lutheran. --Seattle Daily Times, September 14, 1954
DeANTONIO, ANTON--Charles Castagna and Hugo DiUlio left Saturday to attend the funeral of Anton de Antonio, 63, who was found dead in Bass lake near Iron Mountain Friday. He was a bachelor and resided near Iron Mountain. The funeral was to be held this morning. --Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., Monday, July 13, 1936
DeWITTE, PETER T. of St. Charles Illinois (Kane Co). A funeral Mass for Peter T. DeWitte, 94, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, at St. John Neumann Church, 2900 E. Main St., St. Charles Illinois, with Monsignor Robert Hoffman, celebrant. Born May 7, 1908, in Norway, Mich., (Dickinson County) the son of Dominic and Leontine (nee VanWielle) DeWitte, he died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at Rosewood Care Center, St. Charles. Burial will be in Union Cemetery St. Charles. During World War II, Mr. DeWitte served in the Army. He retired from DuKane Corporation in St. Charles after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Charles Moose Lodge #1368 and the American Legion Post #342. Peter was an avid bowler for Ray's Evergreen for many years, and was a member of St. John Neumann Church in St. Charles. Survivors include his sister, Margaret Cailliau of St. Charles; and his nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Alphonse; and sisters, Anne Cailliau, Mary Armbruster and Elsie Gustafson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. Third St., St. Charles, where a liturgical wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. (Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on 1/14/2003)
DUFFENA, CELENA --Mrs. Duffena, 88, Dies Here--Mrs. Celena Duffena, 88, of 820 East B street, Iron Mountain, died at 9 this morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Robert Puhlman, 316 East Arch street, with whom she had been living the past two months. She had been in failing health for two years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mrs. Duffena, the former Celena Massey, was born in Green Bay January 4, 1862. She was married to Julius Duffena at Iron Mountain in 1881. He died in 1918. Surviving Mrs. Duffena are four daughters and one son. Mrs. Puhlman, Mrs. V. J. Dougherty, and Julius of Ironwood, Mrs. W. J. Langlois and Mrs. Oliver Frechette of St. Paul. She also leaves eight grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Mrs. Duffena was a member of the Altar society of St. Mar.y and St. Joseph parish of Iron Mountain. The remains are at the McKevitt- Kershner-Patrick Co. funeral home, which will be open tomorrow noon.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI, December 18, 1950
EGIZI, LOUIS --Louis Egizi, 56, former Ironwood resident, died Sunday night at Grand Marais, Mich. He was born in Iron Mountain on July 17, 1905. He came to Ironwood as a hcild and attended St. Ambrose School. Following his schooling, he worked in Chicago and Detroit until 10 years ago, when he moved to Grand Marais to make his home.  His father, Ralph died in 1940. He is survived by his mother, Maria Egizi of Ironwood; three brothers, Dr. Italio Egizi of Elmhurst, Ill., Attilio of Atlanta, Ga., and Rudolph of Ironwood.  The McKevitt-Kershner Funeral Home will be open at 3 Wednesday afternoon. The rosary will be recited at 8 Wednesday night. Funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Entombment will be at Riverside Cemetery.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., February 13, 1962
FRANGQUIST, OSCAR T. --Oscar T. Frangquist, 81, of 210 W. Arch St., died Sunday morning at Grand View Hospital following a brief illness. He had been hospitalized since April 13.  Mr. Frangquist was born in Iron Mountain May 1, 1886, attending school there and began working in mining in 1900 at Iron Mountain. In 1924 he moved here and worked for various mines, mostly with the Penokee Mine of the Republic Steel Corp. He retired in 1955 after 55 years of mining, during most of his tenure he was a master mechanic.  He married Hilda Hager at Iron Mountain in 1918, and she died in 1926. Later he married Caroline Hockin of Ironwood at Crystal Falls. ' Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Ben Drachler of Chicago and Mrs. Virgil Christianson of Green Bay, Wis.; one son, Oscar J. of Warren; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. David Julian of Forest Lake, Ill., and Mrs. Carl Christianson of Channing, and two brothers, William and Arthur of Iron Mountain.  The Chappell-Zielinski Funeral Home will be open for visitation this afternoon and evening, beginning at 4. Tuesday the remains will be taken to the Erickson Funeral Hone, Iron Mountain, where friends may call beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Erickson Funeral home with the Rev. W.G. Ruohomaki officiating. Interment will be at Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., April 22, 1968
FRAZIER, EVA CHRISTINE--MRS. EVA FRAZER DIES AT 41 YEARS; SERVICES TONIGHT--Mrs. Eva Christine Frazer, 41, who made her home for the past five years with her sister, Mrs. R.H. Davies, 562 Pearl street, died last evening at 6:55 o'clock, her demise terminating an illness of five months. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 o'clock in the Dean mortuary, with the Rev. Lindquist, supply pastor of the Saron Lutheran Church officiating in the absence of the Rev. L. F. Danner. The remains will be taken to Iron Mountain, Mich, former home of the deeased. Rites will also he held there Monday afternoon at the First Lutheran church. Mrs. Frazer was born March 31, 1899, in Iron Mountain. She was married there June 28, 1921, to Donald Frazer, who survives. Also surviving are brothers and sisters as follows: L. M Nelson, Flint, Nels and John C. Nelson, Iron Mountain, Mrs. Carl Hartinson, Axtell, Nebr., Mrs. R. H Davies, Mrs. Arthur Stromberg and O. W. Nelson, Benton Harbor, Carl A. Nelson, South Bend, and Lawrence Nelson, of Chicago. Nieces and nephews also survive Death struck previously at Mrs. Frazer's family. Her mother and sister were killed in an auto accident two years ago, her father died 13 years ago, and a'sister died 13 years ago. Mrs. Frazer was a member of the Saron Lutheran church and of the Vasa lodge, Joe-Harbor chapter. Friends may call at the Dean mortuary--Benton Harbor News Palladium, Benton Harbor, MI., August 17, 1940
GARVEY, MRS. LOUIS HOEFFEL--Aged Resident Dies.--Iron Mountain—Mrs. Louise Hoeffel Garvey, aged 80, wife of J. M. Garvey, prominent Iron Mountain business man, died at 6:45 Wednesday morning at her home, 408 West Fleshheim, of a heart attack. Mrs. Garvey, who had not complained of illness, spent Tuesday evening with her family and was in good spirits when she retired. She was awakened at about 6:30 Wednesday morning by a violent fit of coughing. Her husband called Dr. W. H. Alexander, who arrived a few minutes -before Mrs. Garvey died. She was born August 18, 1864, in Green Bay, a daughter of Louis and Katherine Hoeffel, one of the Pox River Valley's oldest and most prominent couples. Louise Hoeffel spent her girlhood in Green Bay, where she was graduated from high school. She was wedded November 9, 1893, in Green Bay to J. M. Garvey, then of Freedom, Wis., and last year with her husband, observed the 50th anniversary of their marriage.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., December 15, 1944
GIRIMONI, MRS. HENRY--Mrs. Henry Gironomi, 44, a resident of Two Rivers for the past eight years, died at the municipal hospital there at 8:30 a.m. today. She was taken sick Jan. 17. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the Klein & Stangel, Inc. funeral home and at 9 o'clock from the St. Mark's Catholic church with the Rev. Peter Nilles officiating. Interment will be in Holy Cross cemetery.  Mrs. Gironimi, was born in Norway, Mich., on April 6, 1895. She and Mr. Gironimi lived at Vulcan, Mich., before moving to Two Rivers. Survivors are the widower; two sons, Leonard and Leroy; one daughter, Pearline; two brothers, and two sisters.  The body may be viewed at the Klein & Stangel, Inc., funeral home after tomorrow.--The Manitowoc Herald-Times, Manitowoc, Wis., February 14, 1940
GUSTAFSON, FREDOLPH O.  --Fredolph O. Gustafson, 89 POPLAR GROVE/CANDLEWICK LAKE--Fredolph O. Gustafson, 89, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at home. Born April 29, 1913, in Felch, Mich., to Nicholas Gustafson and Alvina Erickson. Graduated from Kingsford (Mich.) High School. Lived at Candlewick Lake for 18 years. Married Lucille E. Willman on Sept. 3, 1937 in Iron Mountain, Mich. Member of Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, Roscoe. Employed as carpenter/home builder. Survived by wife, Lucille E. Gustafson; sons, Gary (Charlotte) Gustafson of Huntley and Donn (Pam) Gustafson of Belvidere; daughters, Sharon Anderson of Barrington and Beth (Michael) Vecchie of Mundelein; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Glenn Gustafson of Altamonte Springs, Fla., and Adolph Gustafson of Iron Mountain; and sisters, Ethel (Max) Cramer and Ruth Gustafson, both of Kingsford, Mich. Predeceased by parents and six brothers. Services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, in Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, with the Rev. John Hines, pastor, officiating. Private burial. Visitation from 1 p.m to service time Tuesday in the church. Arrangements were completed by Belvidere Funeral Home, 203 Logan Ave. 7-8-2 --Rockford Register Star, July 8, 2002
HELMER, ALICE--Miss Alice Helmer--Funeral services for Miss Alice Helmer, 1233 Southeast Taylor street, who died Wednesday at the Good Samaritan hospital, following a short illness, will be held from Hinson Memorial church, Southeast Twentieth avenue and Salmon stret this afternoon at 2:30. Commitment will be at the Rose City cemetery. Miss Helmer was born at Loretto, Mich. 21 years ago. After coming to Portland, she went to Washington high school, graduating in 1930. She is survived by her father, Charles Helmer; four sisters, Mrs. Herman Vielmetti, Mrs. Tom Mayhew, Mrs. Dan Eska and Mrs. Earl Hutchison, and by three brothers, Theodore, Fred and Carl.--The Oregonian, March 23, 1934
HILL, ARVID--WAR VETERAN DIES--Iron Mountain--Survivor of two major engagements during the World war--the battles of St. Michel and of the Meuse Argonne--Arvid J. Hill, age 41, of this city, died at 11:10 o'clock Sunday morning at the United States Veterans hospital at Milwaukee, following a brief illness. He was admitted to the hospital October 31.  Hill was born April 20, 1895, at Granite Bluff, Dickinson county, the family moving to Iron Mountain a year later. Previous to his transfer to the veterans hospital he had lived at 705 Fairbanks street.  Enlisting on September 8, 1917, Hill shortly therafter was sent to France, was prompted to the rank of corporal and participated in the two engagements, serving with Company B, 21st. Engineers. He was discharged June 5, 1929. He was an active member of the Thomas Uren post of the American Legion.--Ironwood Daily Globe, MI., November 25, 1936
HOLMAN, GREGORY THOMAS --Gregory Thomas Holman, infant, Iron Mountain, Mich., died at 12:56 a.m. Friday July 10, 1959, in St. Anthony hospital at birth. Son of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Holman. Parents are visiting friends in Rockford. Survivors include: parents and a sister, Ann Marie. FRED C. OLSON MORTUARY, 1001 2nd ave., is in charge of local arrangements. Burial will be in Iron Mountain the first part of next week. --Rockford Morning Star, July 11, 1959
IZZO, PATRICK A. --ACCIDENT VICTIM KIN OF IRONWOOD RESIDENTS--Patrick A. Izzo, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Izzo, 906 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain, who was killed in a traffic accident en route home to spend Thanksgiving holiday with his parents, was a relative of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Collins. Three other youths were injured in a head-on collision on Highway 8 near Turtle Lake, Wis.  The four were en route from St. Paul, where they were enrolled at St. Thomas College.  The accident occurred about 20 miles east of the Minnesota border. The roads were icy and the car skidded into the opposite lane and crashed head on into a car driven by a Saginaw, Minn., man. Izzo was thrown from the car and died instantly from a fractured neck.  Izzo was born Jan. 5, 1943 at Iron Mountain, was graduated from Iron Mountain High School last year.  Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 at St. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church with the Rt. Rev. Msgr A.C. Pellisier officiating. Burial was at Cemetery Park.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., November 30, 1961
IZZO, RAFELLO F. --HIS INJURIES FATAL--Raffello F. Izzo, an employ of the St. Paul road, met with an accident at Iron Mountain last week that resulted in his death. He was employed on the work train engaged in filling the tracks across the Chapin location. The chain haulage of the car-scraper broke and one end struck him in the head, fracturing the skull. For several days following the accident he seemed to improve and hopes were entertained that he might recover, but they proved futile. Izzo is survived by wife and three children. The coroner's jury rendered the following verdict: "That deceased came to his death by the gross negligence of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company in using chains instead of the proper device. It being conclusively shown according to evidence in that case that said chains were not strong enough to stand the strain."--Evening News, Sault Ste. Marie, MI., December 20, 1904
JEZIERSKI, STANLEY F. --LORETTO, Mich.--Stanley F. Jezierski, 83, or Loretto died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, in St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. He was born Dec. 2, 1921, in Niagara, Wis., the son of the late Frank and Victoria (Trzeciak) Jezierski. He spent in youth in Sobieski, Wis., on a farm with his parents and family members. Stanley married Selma Benston on April 3, 1944, in Columbia, S.C. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a staff sergeant in Company F 347 Infantry 87th Division. Stanley fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He drove trucks for Jones Transfer and Gateway Trucking in Rockford, Ill. Stanley was a life member of the VFW Post 9759, Teamsters Union Local 325 and Loyal Order of Moose 3000, all in Illinois. He enjoyed many life interests and hobbies with his friends and family, including the study of geology and rock collecting, fishing, photography, short-wave radios, archery, gardening, forest preservation, star gazing and enjoying the sights in the Upper Peninsula. Stanley is survived by his wife, Selma; daughters, Judith (Lloyd) McClure of White City, Oreg., and Susan (Nacho) Oca of Loves Park, Ill.; grandchildren, Julia and Joseph Oca; sister, Frances Erickson of South Elgin, Ill.; brother-in-law, Verle Turner of Fairfax, Va.; sister-in-law Harden of Sacramento, Calif.; aunt, Bernice Kolanda of Escanaba, Mich.; and special nieces, nephews, cousings and friends. He was preceded in death by sisters, Elaine Turner and Anna Schwartzkopf; and brother, Donald Harden. Service at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 in Miner-Ortman Funeral Home, Norway, Mich., with the Rev. David Wallis, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday in the funeral home. Interment in Norway Township Cemetery.--Rockford Register Star, September 13, 2005
JOHNSON, MRS. JOHN--YEOMEN ASSUME CHARGE OF FUNERAL AT IRON MOUNTAIN--MOUNTAIN IRON, Feb. 17--Mrs. John W. Johnson died today of cancer at her home in this city. She was 42 years old and is survived by her husband and two children. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon, arrangements being under the direct of the Yeomen lodge. --Duluth News-Tribune, February 18, 1919
JOHNSON, OSCAR--War hero buried today--IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP)— A funeral was being held today for a Dickinson County man who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor in World War II. Ocsar Johnson, 77, of Kingsford, a native of Foster City, served in the U.S. Army from 1942 until 1945. He died Wednesday at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Johnson earned the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration, for his bravery Sept. 16-18, 1944, while serving in Italy. He single-handedly, protected his company's left flank, using hand grenades and small arms, against several German companies after his seven comrades were killed or wounded. When the assault was over, 25 German soldiers surrendered to him and 20 lay dead around his position. After the war, he served 30 years in the National Guard in Lansing.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., May 15, 1998
KENNY, MARY ANN --Mrs. Mary Ann Kenny--Mrs. Mary Ann Kenny, 91, a resident of the Anna M. Reisa Home, died Monday afternoon after an illness. She was born in New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of the late William and Mary Doyle, on April 11, 1867. Her marriage to the late Michael Kenny was performed 66 years ago in Stephenson, Mich. In 1906 they moved to Hardwood, Mich., where they resided for many years. Her husband died 36 years ago. About ten years ago Mrs. Kenny came to Sheboygan to reside at King's Daughters Home and more recently made her home at the Anna M. Reiss Home. Survivors are two sons, Thomas, Hardwood, Mich., and Bernard of Franklin Park, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Charles Berg, Ferndale, Mich., Mrs. Ernest Johnson, Sheboygan, and Mrs. William Donaldson, Park Ridge, 111.; 23 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. The body was moved from Gerend's Funeral Home this afternoon to the Tondin Funeral Home in Iron Mountain, Mich., where it will lie in state from Wednesday evening until the time of services Thursday morning. A Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church in Foster City, Mich., Thursday morning.--Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI., March 10, 1959

  KLEINSCHMIDT, ALFRED-- age 86, of Murfreesboro TN; passed away Thursday April 17, 2008 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. A native of Iron Mountain MI, he had lived in Murfreesboro for the past 3 years. He retired from General Motors, was a member of St. Trinity Lutheran Church in Clarkston, MI and a veteran of WW II having served in the US Coast Guard. Mr. Kleinschmidt was awarded a plaque in appreciation for many years of dedicated and loyal services on behalf of the U.A.W. Local 653 retirees executive board in Pontiac MI. He enjoyed traveling, bowling, and playing cards. Mr. Kleinschmidt was preceded in death by his parents Herman and Anna Hoffman Kleinschmidt; brothers Wilbert, Edward and Richard; sisters Rosella A. Urbaneki, Clara Streubing, Marion Van Gilder and Helen Kleinschmidt. He is survived by his wife Blanch Dodd Kleinschmidt of Murfreesboro; stepsons Jackie (Eileen) Freeman of Murfreesboro and Bobby (Leone) Freeman of Odisville MI; three grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. APril 21, 2008 at Jennings and Ayers Chapel. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation with the family Sunday 4 to 8 at Jennings and Ayers, 820 S. Church St. Murfreesboro TN 615-893-2422.
Contributed by Melva L. Taylor


KREITZER, ANNA --Mrs. Anna Kreitzer, age 58, a former resident of this city, having resided here about 50 years, but who had lived at Virginia, Minn., for the last seven years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Claude Freckleton of 106 West B street, at 8:30 o'clock Tuesday evening of Bright's disease. The deceased came here about a week ago from Viginia, Minn. She was born on Jan. 15, 1857, in Germany. She is survived by her husband and four sons, Edward, Joseph, John and Frank of Virginia, Minn., and four daughters... --Duluth News-Tribune, December 11, 1915
KREMER, WALTER W.-- Walter W. Kremer, 67--Funeral services were held Friday in Norway, Mich., for Walter W. Kremer, retired traffic vice president of the Milwaukee Road, who was well known in Seattle shipping circles as the road's principle traffic officer.  Mr. Kremer, 67, Wednesday in a Norway hospital. He retired in May because of failing health. Mr. Kremer had made railroad traffic work his lifetime career. Before becoming traffic vice president of the Milwaukee, he was associated with the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Pennsylvania and Soo Line Railroads. Mr. Kremer was instrumental in promoting the Milwaukee Road's use of passenger train speeds in operation of its priority freight movements between Chicago and Seattle. The road's inaugural run was made in 1964. Surviving are Mr. Kremer's wife, Ellen, of Norway; and a son, Erick, New York City.--Seattle Times, Tuesday, January 9, 1968
LANDSEE, ELEANOR --Mrs. Landsee, Arcadia, Dies WATERLOO — Mrs. Richard Landsee, 48, Arcadia, Tremplealeau County, who had been Waterloo resident until about a year ago, died unexpectedly Monday in an Arcadia hospital The former Eleanor Yaunke was born at Channing, Mich., in 1922. She was married on April 5, 1942. Surviving, besides her husband, are three daughters, Mrs David Springer, Waterloo, and Pamela and Jacqueline, both at home; three sons, Richard Pensacola, Fla., and Daniel and Jeffery , both at home; her mother, Mrs. Albert Yaunke, Channing , Mich., and five grandchildren. Friends may call at the Jones Funeral Home, Waterloo, after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral rites will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Waterloo. The Rev. Gerald Goodrich will officiate. Burial will be in Washington Cemetery, Town of Portland.--Capital Times, May 18, 1971
LUNDQUIST, JOHN --COOK DIES SUDDENLY--Iron Mountain, Mich., April 18--John Lundquist of this city, age 52, employed as cook for the bridge and building crew of the Chicago & Northwestern railway company, died suddenly doay at Escanaba while he was returning to the boarding car. Death was due to apoplexy. Mr. Lunquist was a member of the Masonic lodge. --Duluth News-Tribune, April 18, 1922
MADDEN, KATE -Miss Kate Madden, of Oshkosh, who has been teaching school at Norway, Mich., died at that place Wednesday morning after a brief illness.-Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wis.) Friday, 1 Apr. 1887; transcribed by FoFG mz
McNICHOLAS, FRANCIS--F, McNICHOLAS, PLYMOUTH NATIVE, DIES IN MICHIGAN--Funeral services for the late Francis McNicholas, aged 30 years, who passed away at his home, 1004--Carpenter street, Iron Mountain, Michigan, Tuesday, after an illness of ten days, were conducted Thursday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's church In Iron Mountain. The Rev. Father Mockler officiated and burial took place In Cemetery Park. Mr. McNicholas was a native of Plymouth, and assistant postmaster of Iron Mountain when he died. He was employed in the railway mail service about fifteen years also, running on the St. Paul train between Milwaukee and Iron Mountain. He moved to Iron Mountain in 1910. There was an opening in the Iron Mountain post office in 1916 and Mr. McNicholas was transferred there on June 1 of that year. He was promoted from raifway mail clerk to assistant postmaster and superintendent of the mails in Iron Mountain, a positioin he held until ill health forced him to discontinue his work about two weeks ago. He waa a faithful employe and had the united loyalty ot those with whom he worked. The deceased was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Elks, the Catholic Knights of Wisconsin and the Iron Mountain Commercial club. The Knights of Columbus and the Elks attended the funeral services in a body. The survivors are the widow and two children, Leo, aged 9 and Helen Marie, aged 2; his mother, Mrs. Mary McNicholas, of Plymouth; four sisters, Miss Celia, Spokane, Wash., Sister Mary Rosanne, of Fond du Lac; Miss Rose, of Milwaukee, and Miss Marguerite of Denmark, and two brothers, Dr. Leo McNicholas, of LaCrosse, who attended him and was with him when the end came, and Harry McNicholas, of Washington D.C.--Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI., December 12, 1921
MICHELA, FRANK --LT. FRANK MICHELA GAVE HIS LIFE--Second Lieutenant Frank Michela, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Michela, Huron street, Ironwood, is not listed as killed in action on August 11, 1944. Previously he had been listed as missing in action, having gone down with his fighter plane near Metz. He was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan, in July 1916, and came to Ironwood in 1934, where he resided until his entrance into the army in 1941. He took an active part in amateur theatrical performances, and was one of the founders of the Parish Players. He was a member of the United Commercial Traverlers and of the Knights of Columbus. Surviving are his parents, two brothers, Albert and Robert, and three sisters, Joan, Cynthia and Elizabeth. --Ironwood Times, Ironwood, MI., May 9, 1945
NAULT, DELBERT--Delbert Nault--FARMERSVILLE, Tex.--Delbert (Stub) Nault, 54, former Marenisco resident, died Wednesday at the Veteran's Hospital, Bondham, Texas. He was born Dec. 6, 1926 at Hardwood, Mich., and also lived at Sagola. He graduated from Marenisco High School.  During World War II, Mr. Nault served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for the Kimberly Clark Corp. as a truck driver and at Allis Chalmers in Milwaukee, Wis. before moving to Farmersville. He is survived by his wife, Lucy, three sons, Danny, Milwaukee, Jerry, California, and Frank, Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.; a daughter, Susan, Milwaukee, five grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. John (Frances) Niskanen, Ramsay, Mrs. Lloyd (Genevieve) Colcleugh, Eveleth, Minn; and Mrs. Charles (Jerry) Brock, Marquette. He was preceded in death by is father, Frank, and mother Genevieve.  Funeral service will beheld in Farmersville Monday--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., June 19, 1980
NEWBERG, VICTOR--Victor Newberg Dies Thursday--Victor Newberg, 55, of Iron Mountain, died of a cerebral hemorrhage Thursday at the Veterans' hospital there. He had been ailing for the past three years and had been admitted to the hospital several months ago. He is survived by his wife and three children, and five brothers, John Newberg, Ironwood, Arthur, Texas, Elmer and Waldemar, Bergland, and Syren, Trout Creek, and one sister, Mrs. Esther Shymanski, Ironwood. Funeral services will be held at Iron Mountain Monday at 2 p. m.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., November 3, 1951
NORDSTROM, ALRED --Alfred Nordstrom, 83, 628 Woodlawn Ave., died 9:40 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 1967 in the Fountain Terrace Nursing Home, Loves Park, after a long illness. Born Oct. 2, 1883 in Finland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nordstrom. Lived 47 years in Rockford, coming here from Iron Mountain, Mich. Married to the former Nanny Lindstrom in Beloit, Wis., Aug. 17, 1904. Employed as tailor for Hoffman Tailoring Shop for 44 years, retiring three years ago. Survivors include: two sons, Eric, Loves Park, and Paul, Fort Meade, S.D..; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Woodburn, Pauli, Ind; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His wife died on Sept. 10, 1955. Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the FRED C. OLSON MORTUARY, 1001 2nd Ave., with the Rev. Major Arthur V. Johnson, pastor of the East Side Salvation Army, officiating. Burial in Willwood Burial Park. Friends may call at the mortuary from 7 p.m .to 8 p.m. Monday. --Rockford Register-Republic, May 15, 1967
O'GRADY, LILIAN --Miss Lilian O'Grady--Mrs. Lilian Johana O'Grady, 59, a registered nurse in Michigan, died unexpectedly Wednesday in Mercy Hospital. She had been visiting her niece, Mrs. Leo J. Beauchamp, County Trunk A, when taken ill. Miss O'Grady was born in Iron Mountain, Mich. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Edward Tutas, Niagra, Wis.; two brothers, Ted, of Muskegon, Mich., and Elmer, of Parma, Ohio; a half-brother, William Fountain, Wabeno, Wis., and a half-sister, Mrs. B.J. Gaskell, Ashtabula, Ohio; two nieces and six nephews. The body was taken to Niagra Thursday for services Saturday morning in St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Ryan Funeral Home made the arrangement. --Janesville Daily Gazette, Janesville, Wis., February 15, 1962
O'KEEFE, MICHAEL --FUNERAL OF MR. O'KEEFE--Funeral services for Michael O'Keefe, 83, of Iron Mountain, Michigan, who died Thursday afternoon at the General hospital at Iron Mountain, were held Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock at the Buchanan-Villemur funeral home and at 9 o'clock at the Church of the American Martyrs, in Breitung, Michigan. A solemn requiem high mass was sung by Rev. John McGinley, pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes church at Marinette, a nephew of Mr. O'Keefe. Rev. Frank A. Seifert was deacon and Rev. Robert Cordy was sub-deacon. Mrs. William Russell sang a requiem mass, accompanied by Mrs. Julia Gayan. Burial followed in Cemetery Park. The Pallbearers were Fred Hart, Harry Berro, William Howard, Lyle Cronk, Albert Sodermark and Daniel Stafford.  Among those attending the funeral were Mrs. Margaret Cauley of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kronchanoble of Crandon and a son, Michael H. O'Keefe of Flint, Michigan.--Stevens Point (Wisconson) Daily Journal, January 5, 1938
PAQUIN, GEORGE JOSEPH  ---VETERAN DIES AT AGE OF 63 IN MICHIGAN--BELOIT, Wis.--George Joseph Paquin, 63, former Beloit resident, died Tuesday in the Veterans hospital, Iron Mountain, Mich. Services and burial will be in Iron Mountain. He was born in Quebec, Canada, and spent most of his life in Iron Mountain and Aurora, Mich. He was a veteran of world war 1, serving with the army in France and Germany. He was employed by the Ford Motor company, Kingsford, Mich., for more than 20 years before coming to Beloit in 1951 to work for the Beloit Iron Works. He resigned recently because of ill health and returned to Michigan. Surviving are his widow; Anna Maria; a son, John R., Ocala, Fla.; six daughters, including Mrs. Ronald Guestshow, South Beloit; three brothers; and five sisters. --Rockford Morning Star, August 8, 1958
PARKINSON, MARSHALL M.--M. M. Parkinson, 88, Dies in Madison--Madison--Marshall M. Parkinson, 86, prominent retired Madison businessman and former manager of the Dane county fair, died at his home today. His business career included ownership and operation of the Parkinson Cedar Co.. Hardwood, Mich., and the Parkinson-Marling Lumber Co., and Wisconsin Sporting goods Co., in Madison. He served as fair manager from1908 to 1928 A graduate of Wisconsin, class 1881, hewas the oldest "W" club member, having won his athletic award in baseball. Survivors include three daughters. Mrs. George Levis. Milwaukee; Kathryn and Mrs. Paul Rehfeld. Madison, and one son Marshall N.. Madison died in 1944. Funeral services s will be held Saturday.--Janesville Daily Gazette, Janesville, WI., March 8, 1951
PESCIARELLI, MARY --MATRON, 62, DIES; ILL SHORT TIME--BESSEMER--Mrs. Hugo Pesciarelli, 62, died at 3:30 this morning at the Grand View Hospital, where she was admitted at about 6 last night, when she suddenly became critically ill. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. The remains are at the J.J. Frick Funeral home.  Mrs. Pesciarelli, the former Mary Masnaghetti, was born in Iron Mountain on December 11, 1892, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Anton Masnaghetti, who moved to Bessember when she was a child. On September 12, 1909, she was married to Hugo Pesciarelli, at Sunrise, Wyo., where he became employed in the copper mines, after living in Bessemer for several years. They lived in Sunrise for seven years, and in various parts of Montana, until 1920, when they returned here to make their home.  Mrs. Pesciarelli was a member of the St. Sebastian's Church and the Yale Guild. She is survived by her husband, one son, and four daughters, including Vincent Pesciarelli, and Mrs. Bernard Mazurek, of Wyandotte, Mich., Mrs. Francis Carlson, Ironwood, Mrs. John Berg and Mrs. Robert Johnson of Kingsford, Mich. Also surviving are eight grandchildren; a sister and two brothers, Mrs. Arthur Nigg and John Masnaghetti, of Plainsville, Mich., and Charles McIntyre, of Milwaukee. She is preceded in death by three sister, Mrs. Bruno Ippolite of Bessemer, and Mrs. Anton Principi and Miss Josephine Masnaghetti, both of whom died at Rochester, N.Y.--Ironwood Daily Globe, November 30, 1955
PIERCE, ROBERT WILLIAM--EX-U. P. LUMBERMAN DIES--Iron Mountain— Robert William Pierce. Jr, 74, former superintendent of the Morgan Lumber and Cedar company, of Foster City, and known throughout the district, died Sundav noon at his home in Pasadena, Calif. In charge of the mill operations at Foster City from 1889 to 1925, when he left for California, Pierce was prominently associated with the early development of that once thriving lumbering community, and was active also in the political and civic life of the county--Ironwood Daily Globe, December 6, 1939
PLOW, HENRY--Henry Plow Stricken.--Iron Mountain—Henry Plow, aged 86, 400 West Brown street, resident here since 1924 and former chief accountant of The Iron Mountain News, died at 2:50 Thursday afternoon at the General hospital here, after an illness of more than three years. He was taken to the hospital on Saturday, July 10.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., July 19, 1943
POHSON, MICHELLE --Christmas Before Death--Norway, Mich.--Michelle Pohson, born with a malfunctioning live, celebrated Christmas with Santa Claus last Saturday and was the scheduled guest of honor at a gala benefit Friday. She died early Wednesday at age 4.--Omaha World Herald, Omaha, NE., November 12, 1970
POPIA, ALFRED --Beverly Popia of 1017 N.E. 174th Ave. died of cancer Monday in a Portland hospital at age 53. Mrs. Popia was born in Iron Mountain, Mich, and moved to Portland at age 6. She was an employee of Fred Meyer Inc. for 25 years and at the time of her death was an apparel manager. Mrs. Popia is survived by her husband, Ted; sons Steve and Gary; mother Mildred Marell; brother Mervin Peters; and three grandchildren--all of Portland. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Bateman Funeral Chapel in Gresham, with vault entombment at Lincoln Memorial Park. --Oregonian, Portland, OR., January 2, 1979
PSTOM, MRS. FAGEL --Mrs. Fagel Pstom died of cancer on Tuesday morning at her home here. The deceased is survived by her father and three children. The body was taken to Marinette Tuesday morning and was buried in the Jewish cemetery there. The body was accompanied to Marinette by her father and son. --Dulth News-Tribune, December 4, 1915
RASK, OLAF --Olaf Rask, a well-known resident of this city, died of pneumonia. He was 73 years old. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at the Swedish Methodist church, of which he was a member. --Duluth News-Tribune, January 22, 1916
RAYMOND, ANNA ELIZABETH--IRON MOUNTAIN, MICH--Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Raymond, aged 78 years, a resident of this city for the last 26 years, died Monday of old age. She was born in North Adams, Mass., Dec. 26, 1838. She is survived by two daughters, Evelyn Raymond of this city, Mrs. Ida Anderson, Channing, a son, John of this city and a brother, O.L. Raymond of Escanaba. The funeral was held Thursday at 1:30 o'clock at central M.E. church.--Duluth News-Tribune, Febraury 26, 1916
RAYMOND, FLOY --FLOY RAYMOND PASSES AT 78--Mrs. Floy Raymond, 78, who had resided at 1112 2nd Ave. W, passed away in Kalispell Saturday eveing. Mrs. Raymond was born Feb. 24, 1885, at Waucedah, Mich. She spent her early life in Michigan and Ohio and was later married to William Raymond. In 1932, whe came to the Flathead where she lived in the Lower Valley and for the past 17 years had resided in Kalispell. Mrs. Raymond was a member of the Central Bible Church of Kalispell. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1938.  She is survived by one son, Murray Raymond of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Roy (Jessie) Ripke of Bigfork; one brother, Murray Gates; and two grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Raymond will be conducted in the Johnson Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Clarence Loewen, pastor of the Central Bible Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Holy Cemetery. The family request that tributes be in the form of contributions to the Central Bible Church.--Kalispell Interlake, Kalispell, MT., July 1, 1963
RENNISON, NICKLAUS --NICKLAUS A. RENNISON --On the 27th day of Jule, 1906, Nicklaus A. Rennison came into the home of Dr. Allen C. and Mrs. Celia Rennison, then residing at West Union. In the following year the family removed to Sumner and in 1912 to Elgin. Nicklaus was graduated from the Elgin high school in 1923. One year of his life was spent with his uncle, A.O. Rennison in Boise, Idaho. Having chosen medicine as his profession, he pursured preparation for this practice of healing. He was graduated from the school of medicine at the State University of Iowa in 1934. He received training in the Reserve Officers Training Corps at Iowa City, where he was given the rank of first lieutenant. Further training was received at Fort Snelling, Minn. His internship was served in the Methodist hospital at Madison, Wis. Since July, 1935, Nicklaus was army physician at Camp Sturgeon River, Waucedah, Michigan. Death came to him as a result of heart failure Thursday, Dec. 19, 1935. Preceded in death by his father, Nicklaus is survived by his mother, Mrs. Celia Rennison, three sisters, Ethel, Mabel and Anna, and his aunt, Louise Shori, who has been one of the family for many years, also other relatives and friends.  Our hearts are longing, Father,/For the Comfort of Thy face/Bending over us in everlasting love and grace/Like the stars that shine forever,/Each in its appointed place/Above us in our night of grief/They mercy we may trace.--Ethel Rennison Short memorial services were held at the CCC camp assembly at Waucedah, Mich., Thursday evening and in the chapel at Iron Mountain, Friday evening.  Services were held Monday afternoon, Dec. 23, at 1:30 o'clock at the Elgin Baptist church with the Rev. Paul F. Zoschke officiating.--The Elgin Echo, Elgin, Iowa, December 26, 1935
RISKE, SAMUEL--Samuel Riske--IRON MOUNTAIN — Samuel D. Riske, 81, of 521 Detroit Street, Iron Mountain, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1997 at the VA Hospital in Iron Mountain. Samuel was born Dec. 19, 1915 in Ironwood, son of the late William and Veronica Ryskewecz. He graduated from high school in Ironwood and was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. He was a member of the DAV and American Legion in Ironwood. William had been a resident of Iron Mountain from 1958 until 1975 when he moved to the Green Bay area. He had worked for Paper Converting Company in Green Bay for over 20 years. He returned to Iron Mountain in 1988. Survivors include five sons, Robert Riske of Pinckney, Mich., William (Karen) Riske of Williamston, Mich., Richard (Bobbie Jo) Riske of Iron Mountain; James (Kathy) Riske of Appleton, Wis. and Thomas Riske ofIron Mountain; three daughters, Ann Riske of Denver, Colo., Mary Riske of Appleton, Wis., and Liz (Steve Hunt) Riske of Iron Mountain; a sister, Frances (George)Calto of Appleton; and seven grandchildren, Ryan Riske, Molly and Scott Riske, Michael and Jenny Riske, Brian Carlson and Anthony Riske. Visitation will be held Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home, 901 Carpenter Avenue, Iron Mountain. Parish prayers will be recited at 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home and at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church. Father Darryl Pepin will offer the Mass of Christian Burial. Pallbearers will be his five sons and his nephew, Wayne Phillips. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., February 6, 1997
ROGERS, EMILY--MRS. EMILY ROGERS, ATTORNEY'S WIDOW, DIES AT AGE 72--Mrs. Emily Elmer Rogers, 72, of Florence, Wis., and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., died Wednesday (Mar. 9, 1966) in a Madison hospital. She was the widow oof Atty. Alfred T. Rogers, a former law partner of Robert M. La Follette, of the law firm of La Follette, Rogers, and Roberts. He died in 1948. Mrs. Rogers had been visiting in Madison the past two weeks with a daughter, Mrs. Donald Coyle, 637 York st. Mrs. Rogers was born in Iron Mountain, Mich., and lived in Florence for a number of years. Her first husband, Edward Elmer, died in 1922, She moved to Madison at the time of her marriage to Mr. Rogers. Since his death, she has spent winters in Florida and summers in Florence. She was a charter member of the Daughters of Isabella and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary at Iron Mountain, Mich. She belonged to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Aurora, Florence county. In addition to her daughter in Madison, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Harry Dachelet, and a son, Edward Elmer, both of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Leona Miron and Mrs. Dan Dufresne, Aurora; three brothers, George Bourdeau, Argonne, Forest county; Delore Bourdeau, Waterford, Racine county; and Napoleon Bourdeau, Green Bay; and seven grandchildren. The Joyce funeral home, 540 W. Washington ave., is in charge of arrangements. The body will be sent to the Tondin funeral home, Iron Mountain, Mich., for ssrevices and burial.--Wisconsin State Journal, March 10, 1966
ROWELL, THOMAS---THOMAS ROWELL, 81, OF IRON MOUNTAIN, PASSES--Mrs. Elsie Rowell left last evening for Iron Mountain where she was called because of the death of her father in law, Thomas Rowell. Mr. Rowell, an old resident of Iron Mountain, died yesterday afternoon at his home at the age of 81. He was known here as he had often visited at the Rowell home in this city in past years.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., June 14, 1945
RULE, PETER--FUNERAL IS HELD FOR SPANISH WAR VETERAN (By Dally Globe Correspondent) Ontonagon—Funeral services for Peter Rule, a Spanish-American War veteran were held at Iron Mountain, Mich., October 13, after lying in state at the Allen Cane funeral home here. Interment was made in Park cemetery in that city. Mr. Rule, 63, died from pneumonia at the home of Fred J. Hall at Ontonagon October 9.  He was born January 7, 1879 in England, and had been employed at Ontonagon for some time. He is survived by his wife and family who reside at Iron Mountain.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., October 16, 1942
RUSCHMEYER, JOHN D.  --John D. Ruschmeyer, 79, of Channing, Mich., formerly of Springfield, died Sunday in Michigan. Surviving are his wife, Kathryn; six sons, John, Pekin, D. Lloyd of Burlington, Iowa, Robert, Va., William of Edistone Island, S.C., Donald of Quonsat, N.H., James of Rockford; three sister, Mrs. Elsie Purrinton of Saskatchewan, Ca., Mrs. Marie Schroeder and Mrs. Catherine Quinn of Boone, Iowa. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Channing, Mich. Erickson Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, Mich., is in charge of arrangements.--Daily Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL., August 4, 1970
SAARELA, ALEX--Alex Saarela Dies in Vulcan--Alex Saarela, 57, former Gogebic range resident, who was employed for many years as a mining captain by Pickands, Mather & Co., died at his home in Vulcan Monday after a lengthy illness. He had resided at Vulcan for 20 years. The remains will be brought to Bessemer Friday and will lie in state at St. Paul's Lutheran church there from noon until funeral services are held at 2 p. in, Mr. Saarela was bom in Laihia, Finland, July 16, 1891, and came to this country in 1008, living in Ironwood and Ishpemmg for a number of years, 10 years in Bessemer, and three years in Wakefield before going to Vulcan.He was married in Bessemer in 1916 to Miss Aino Wiinamaki of Ironwood. He worked at the Anvil mine as a miner from November 12, 1918, to April 1, 1925, when he went to the Sunday Lake mine at Wakefield as captain. He went to the Penn mine at Vulcan as a captain February 1, 1928, retiring in September, 1945. Surviving are his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Gattra of Vulcan and Taimi Saarela of Milwaukee, two sons, Tauno and Alex, Jr., of Vulcan, four grandchildren, two sisters and a brother in Finland.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., January 5, 1949
ST. ARNAULD, GEORGINA--Well-Known Matron Dies.  Iron Mountain—Mrs. Georgina St. Arnauld, 83, widow of the late Albert St. Arnauld, well-known Iron Mountain business man, died at 6:40 Monday morning at her home, 101 East Brown. She had been ill about six years. Mrs. S. Arnauld was born Feb. 26, 1862, in Joliette, Canada, and came here 63 years ago with her first husband, Mr. Latondress, and their children. He died in 1928 and four years later Mrs. Latondress was wedded to Albert St. Arnaud. The latter died in 1932, Surviving are seven children, Joseph Latondress, Mrs. Anna Langlois and Mrs. Ovida Jacob, Iron Mountain; Arthur Latondress, Milwaukee; Euclide Latondress and Edward Latondress, Menasha, Wis., and George Latondress, Detroit; 15--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., February 14, 1945
SJOBLOM, EMMA--EMMA SJOBLOM--IRON MOUNTAIN--Emma Sjoblom, 77, of 401 East D Street, Iron Mountain, died Wdenesday Oct. 16, 1991 at Iron Mountain.  The former Emma Weidman was born March 15, 1914 in Marquette, daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Weidman.  She moved to Iron Mountain in 1962, coming from Wakefield. She was employed as a cook at the Dickinson Inn and the Northwoods Restaurant, retiring in 1978 Mr. Sjoblom was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the Kingsford Mission Circle of Baptist. She was also a Girl Scout leader.  In January of 1934 she was married to Joseph Sjoblom in Wakefield. He preceded her in death in 1982. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Michael (Joyce) Thompson of Iron Mountain and Better Foster of Kingsford; a brother, Earl Weidman of Wakefield; three sisters, Mrs. Clyde (Esther) Flink of Marquette, Mrs. D.W. (Elsie) Jordan of Huntington, W. Va. and Elvira Lincoln of Ironwood; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James in 1972; threee brothers, Ernest, Elmer and Edgar Weidman and three sisters, Edith Malmberg, Ethel Pasuello and Ella Weidman.  Services will be held saturday at 10 a.m. at the Tondin-Ross and Freeman Funeral Home in Iron Mountain, the Rev. Jim Danielson officiating.  Burial will be in Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Grandsons of the deceased will serve was honorary pallbearers.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., October 17, 1991
STIEMART, EARL--WOODRUFF, wis — Earl Stiemert, Woodruff, died Saturday at Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff.  He was born March 20,1906 at Foster City, Mich Until retiring several years ago, he was head sawyer for Pukall Lumber Co., Arbor Vitae, Wis Surviving are his widow Myra, one son, William, Germany, and one grandson. Bolger Funeral Home, Minocqua, was in charge of arrangements. There will be no funeral and no visitation--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., December 18, 1978
STONER, DORIS --Doris Lucille Stoner, Mrs. John Stoner. Services for Mrs. Doris Lucille Stoner, 45, wife of John A. Stoner, Route 2, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Lewis Memorial chapel. The Rev. Paul Graeser will officiate, with burial in Memorial Park cemetery. Mrs. Stoner died Saturday morning in her home, following a two-year illness. She was born Aug. 15, 1904, in Waucedah, Mich., and lived in Lima 30 years.  Besides her husband, surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Adrian Caum, 670 North Union st; a brother, Charles Switzer, 521 S. Elizabeth st; six sisters, Mrs. Leon Park, Botkins; Mrs. Ernest Clark, Forest; Mrs. Robert Dixon, Marion; Mrs. Dean Nye, Tiffin; Mrs. Howard Riley and Miss Thelma S. Switzer, both of Kenton. The body will remain in the funeral home until burial.--Lima News, Lima, OH., April 6, 1950
SUNDERLAND, LORRAIN CAMBRAY --Mrs. Lorraine Cambray Sunderland, 49, wife of James Madison Sunderland, of 1627 Duntreath Drive, died at the Central Baptist Hospital yesterday at 9:50 a.m. after a brief illness. A native of Sagola, Mich., she was a daughter of Chester and of Iron Mountain, Mich. She had been a resident of Lexington since 1958. Besides her husband and parents, survivors included three daughters, Mrs. Peter Fournier, Dearborn, Mich.: Mrs. Orville Callico, Berea, and Miss Linda Sunderland, Lexington; two sons, James C. Sunderland and Thomas E. Sunderland, both of Lexinton; five sisters and three brothers in Michigan and two grandchildren. The body will be taken to Iron Mountain, Mich., for burial.  Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland.--Lexington Herald, Lexington, KY., September 29, 1968
SWANSON, LILLIAN--Attend Rites For Relative TROUT CREEK—Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson have returned from, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., where they attended the funeral of Mr. Johnson's sister, Mrs. Oswald Swanson, 58, of Sagola, Mich. She was the former Lillian Johnson. She attended school here and also lived in Calderwood for a number of years during the time Sawyer and Goodman operated a saw mill there. When operations ceased in Calderwood they moved to Sagolawith the company.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., July 3, 1958
TREMAIN, STEPHEN--Tremain Rites Held At Iron Mountain Funeral services for Stephen Tremain, Iron Mountain, were held there Monday with the following Ironwood residents attending: Mrs. Jane Bawden, a sister of the deceased, Mrs Sidney Tremain, Douglas Tremain, Geraldine Tremain and Mrs, Ruth Anderson and son, David.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., November 11, 1950
TREUTTNER, WALTER --Rites Are Held For Ex-Teacher--Bessemer—Funeral services for Mrs. Walter F. Truettner, Grayling, former Bessemer resident who died last Thursday in Detroit while visiting at the home of her son in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. C Purely, were held at 11 a. m. yesterday at the Erickson funeral home in Iron Mountain. Services were also held in Detroit Saturday. Burial was m the Quinnesec cemetery in  Iron Mountain. Mrs. Truettner, the former Laura Cudlip, Iron Mountain, was a former member of the local school instructional staff and lived in Bessemer for several years after her marriage to Walter F. Truettner of Bessemer. They left here 24 years ago, and lived in Detroit until five years ago when they established residence in Grayling. Surviving are her husband, one son, Walter F. Truettner Jr., and one daughter, Mrs. Purdy, both of Detroit, six grandchildren, and one brother, William Cudlip, Iron Mountain. Relatives from the range who were in attendance at the Iron Mountain services were Mr. and Mrs. George H. Carah, Mrs. Fannie Collick, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Thomas, all of Ironwood; and Mr. and Mis. Miram Olson, Duluth, Minn.--Ironwood Daily Globe, September 12, 1950
TRUSCOTT, HENRIETTA --MISS H. TRUSCOTT DIES AS AT 62--HAMILTON--Miss Henrietta Truscott, 62, of Shady Acres Mobil Park, Mailton, died Saturday morning following a short illness. She was born in Iron Mountain, moved to Detroit as a child where she lived most of her life. She moved to Hamilton about 1 1/2 years ago. She was receptionist age Wayne County General Hospital for many years before retiring in 1959. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Florence Priest, of Dearborn, Harry T. Tuscott of Naples, Fla., Samuel, of Milford; Wilfred of Detroit, Mrs. Myron (Winifred) Nims. of Hamilton and Mrs. William (Kathleen) Hitter, of Livonia. Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. today at the NotierVer Lee-Langeland Chapel in Hamilton with Rev. Roger Vander Kolk officiating. Following this service the body was taken to the R.G. & G. R. Harris Chapel in Livonia where services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Dearborn Chapter 421 of the order of the Eastern Star in charge of the services. Burial will be in the Grand Lawn cemetery in Livonia.--Holland Michigan Evening Sentinel, March 19, 1973
UNDERWOOD, HARRY--Harry Underwood, 70, of 2319 Roxbury Road, died yesterday afternoon in Mercy Hospital. Formerly of Vulcan, Mich., he came to Janesville six weeks ago to reside with his daughter, Mrs. Carl Freeman. He was born in Menominee, Mich., June 3, 1896, son of Richard and Maria Underwood. He married Dorothy Welch in Michigan. She died Oct. 18, 1966. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Freeman, Janesville, Mrs. Lawrence Guiliani, Norway, Mich., and Mrs. Elden Cooper, Pontiac, Mich; nine grandchildren; one brother, three sisters. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Grace Methodist Church in Norway. Burial will be in Norway Township cemetery. Friends may call at the Asp Memorial Funeral Home, Norway after 2 tomorrow afternoon. The Reining Funeral Home made the arrangements.--Janesville Daily Gazette, Janeville, WI., May 20, 1967
VALLORTIGARA, PETER --Funeral arrangements for Peter G. Vallortigara, 59, 1830 Warren rd., who died yesterday in Rockford Memorial hospital, are being completed by the Frank R. Fitzgerald funeral home, 626 W. Jefferson st. Mr. Vallortigara, a patient in the Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minn., entered the hospital here Saturday. Born in Iron Mountain, Mich, he came here from Chicago in 1914. He last had been employed by the George D. Roper corporation. Surviving are his wife, the former Clara Pannozzo; a daughter, Dorothy Jane; a son, Eugene J., at home; and a brother, Jack E. Vallortigara, Casper Valley, Cal. --Rockford Register-Republic, August 14, 1951
WEYA, PHILLIP--BUSINESSMAN DIES--Norway — Philip Weyn, 67, prominent Norway business man, died Tuesday, following a long illness. He had been In ill health for several years, his condition becoming serious early in the sprint. Born In Belgium in July of 1872, Weyn came to Norway 35 years ago. at the age of 32. He opened a tailor shop which he conducted until forced by ill health to retire.--Ironwood Daily Globe, Ironwood, MI., July 29, 1939
WHITE, EMIL---EMIL WHITE PASSES AWAY--Emil J. White, pensioned Oliver Iron Mining Company policeman died suddenly on May 22 of a heart attack at his home at East Ayer street. He had been in good health up to the time of his death. Mr. White was born in Quebec. Canada, on October 24, 1877, and was brought to Norway, Michigan, by his parents when he was three years old. He lived in Norway until 1931 when he moved to Stambaugh, and in 1934 he moved to Ironwood where he lived since. He was married in Norway in 1909 to Miss Edith Pascoe. who, together w i t h four daughters, Mrs. Stephen Maringo of Detroit, Mrs. Albert Sandell, Miss Marie and Miss Mary Ann, survive Mm. Funeral services were held last Saturday at Norway, Michigan.--Ironwood Times, Ironwood, MI., May 30, 1945
WILLIAMS, JAMES--James H. (Bill) Williams, 68, a former Plymouth High School commercial teacher for 35 years, died in his sleep early Monday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Anne Edwards, Vulcan, Mich., with whom he made his home. Death was attributed to heart attack. A native of Vulcan, he was born July 1, 1891, a sone of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Williams, attened Norway (Mich.) High School and was graduated from Albion (Mich.) College. He took graduate work at Whitewater State Teachers College in Wisconsin and also attended Oshkosh State Teachers College and the University of Wisconsin.  Prior to moving to Plymouth in September, 1923, he taught commercial courses at Akeley, Minn., and Postville, Iowa. He retired this past June. Mr. Williams served as Plymouth High School principal at one time and was one of its pioneer athletic coaches. He organized the first track team at the school, coached some of the school's outstanding track teams, and was credited with reviving interest in football in the school. In addition, he was one of the founders of the Eastern Wisconsin League. To commemorate his work at the school, the J.H. Williams Invitational Track Meet was established some six years ago. It is held annually in the spring at Plymouth. Survivors, in addition to his sister, are three nieces and a nephew, Mrs. Rodney Hodge of Wakefield, Mich., Mirs. Liliam Bertoline of Lansing, Mich., Mrs. Leo Perusek of Detroit, and William Edwards of Lansing. He never married. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday a the Asp Funeral Home in Norway, Mich. The Rev. Helen Royce of the Vulcan Methodist Church and the Rev. Ralph Guillat of the First Methodist Church at Iron Mountain will officiate and burial will be in Quinnesec (Mich.) Cemetery.--Sheboygan Press, WI., November 24, 1959

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