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Wesley Domenget 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Wesley Frank Domenget, 73, of 524 Lexington St., Kingsford, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at the VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. 
Wesley was born May 19, 1927, in Kingsford, son of the late Guy and Faye Domenget.
He lived in Kingsford all of his life and graduated from Kingsford High School. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy. He joined Wisconsin Energy Power Co. in 1947 as a senior clerk, was promoted to management in 1952 and advanced to supervisor of customer accounting in 1964. In 1981 he was named the company's tax administrator on company owned real estate, hydro-electric power plants, buildings and transmission and distribution facilities in Michigan. He had also been the utility hearing officer for Wisconsin Electric until July, 2000. After his retirement in 1984 he did property assessment and appraisals for several years. Wesley was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Iron Mountain-Kingsford Masonic Lodge 388, Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan, Lodge Council Chapter Consistory, Scottish Rite Body, Ahmed Shrine Temple of Marquette and the Interstate Shrine Club. He also served on the Memorial Hospice Inc. for five years. Wesley enjoyed traveling, woodworking, playing cards and family gatherings. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. 
He is survived by his wife, Betty; two sons, Todd (Teri) Domenget of Waukesha, Wis., and Tim (Kathy) Domenget of Meridian, Miss.; one stepson, Don Jones of Iron Mountain; one daughter, Susan Anderson of Minnetonka, Minn.; three step-daughters, Sharon (Mike) Safranek of Davenport, Iowa, Penny (Delore) Holmberg of Homestead, Wis., and Kathy (Louis) DePas of Iron Mountain; 19 grandchildren, Jason Domenget, Andrea (Jeff) Dretzka, Jesse Domenget, Chris Anderson, Abby Domenget, Jody McDade, Wade McDade, Thomas McDade, Mark (Joy) Safranek, Sherry Lynn (Rob) Ault, Julie Safranek, David (Sandy) Holmberg, Danny Holmberg, Darren (Pam) Holmberg, Kelly (Don) Mulholand, Jason (Kendra) Bath, Kristin Bath, Jessica (Scott) Loukinen and Derrick Jones; nine great-grandchildren, Jennifer Holmberg, Christopher Holmberg, Haley Holmberg, Kyle Holmberg, Michael Holmberg, Bailey Loukinen, John Thomas McDade, Brook McDade and Bailey McDade; one brother, Calvin (Betty) Domenget of Venice, Fla.; two sisters, Joyce (George) Maki of Darby, Mont., and Dorcas (Ken) Dillon of Park City, Ill., and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Faye Domenget; a sister, Sally DeLorto, and two brothers, Guy II and Bill Domenget. 
Funeral services were at First Presbyterian Church of Kingsford. 
Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain. 

Martha Gardiepy 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Martha K. Gardiepy, 89, of 800 Skidmore Drive, Kingsford, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis. 
She was born July 27, 1911 in Norway, daughter of the late Emil and Anna (Erickson) Anderson. She was a resident of the area her entire life. 
On Feb. 28, 1933, she married James E. Gardiepy. He preceded her in death in 1969. 
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Donald Gardiepy in 1996 and Eugene Gardiepy in 1998; two grandsons, Frank Gardiepy and Eugene Gardiepy Jr.; and six brothers and sisters, Carl, Gustaf and George Anderson, Ellen Ziebart, Ginny (Jean) Bartolameoli and Gertrude Hultquist. Martha was a very loving mother and grandma and enjoyed looking after her family. 
She leaves four sons, Ron Gardiepy of Iron Mountain, LeRoy (Judy) Gardepy of Norway, Wayne 'Red' (Ginger) Gardiepy of Kingsford and Raymond Gardiepy of Kingsford; four daughters-in-law, Nancy, Kay, Geri and Babe Gardiepy; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation was at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain. 
Burial was in the Quinnesec Cemetery. 

Gerald Johnson 
CRYSTAL FALLS -- Gerald E. Johnson, 58, of 507 Adams St., Crystal Falls, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Iron County General Hospital in Iron River. 
Private family visitation and services were held at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. 

John Magray
IRON RIVER -- John A. Magray Sr., 78, of 582 M-73, Iron River, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls Township.
Funeral services were at the Jacobs Funeral Home. 
Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River. 

Angeline O'Shea 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Angeline K. O'Shea, 98, of 1820 Mary's Way, Kingsford, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at her home.
Angeline was born Sept. 26, 1901, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Nicholas and Romina (Swietzer) Mendini. Angeline grew up in Iron Mountain. She married Richard O'Shea in Chicago. He preceded her in death in 1971. Angeline worked for AT&T in Chicago. She moved back to Iron Mountain 10 years ago and was a resident of Evergreen Apartments. She enjoyed the excellent care and love that they gave her at Evergreen, especially the care and love that was shown by Jane Moroni. Angeline was known for her sewing and knitting, and was best known for the dolls she made. These dolls were given to Caring House and many other organizations. 
She leaves a sister, Josephine Bergagnini of Iron Mountain and nany nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Marilyn Bergagnini of Iron Mountain.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
The Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain was in charge of arrangements. 

Eleanor Tousignant 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Eleanor M. Tousignant, 83, of 901 W. Hughitt St., Iron Mountain, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis. Ms. 
Tousignant was born Jan. 12, 1917, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Arthur and Eugenia (Lambert) Tousignant. She had been a resident of this area her entire life. Ms. Tousignant was a member of SS Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church of Iron Mountain and an active member of the Daughters of Isabella. She enjoyed reading and crafts. She also loved to take rides and walks with her family. 
Eleanor was also preceded in death by four brothers, George, Edward, Arthur and Melvin Tousignant, and one sister-in-law, Evelyn Tousignant. 
She leaves three brothers, Albert Tousignant of San Diego, Calif., and Elmer and Leonard Tousignant, both of Iron Mountain, currently at Whispering Oaks Nursing Home in Peshtigo, Wis.; one sister-in-law, Angeline Tousignant of Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis., and six nieces and nephews, Kathy (Gerald) Kallenbach of Niagara, Debra (Michael) Church of Iron Mountain, Renee Tousignant of Kingsford, Edward (Jean) Tousignant Jr. of Waterloo, Iowa, and Thomas and Robert Tousignant of California. 
Funeral services were at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Burial was in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain. 

Aldena Frankalucci 
STAMBAUGH -- Aldena Frankalucci, 84, of 400 Superior Ave., Crystal Falls, formerly of Caspian, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at the Iron County General Hospital in Iron River. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Langenberg Funeral Home.

Martha Gardiepy 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Funeral services for Martha K. Gardiepy, 89, of 800 Skidmore Drive, Kingsford, who died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis., will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Rev. Nick Matchefts will officiate. 
Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery. 

Earl Vada 
NORWAY -- Graveside services for Earl Vada, 62, of Norway, who died Aug. 15, 2000, at his home, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Norway Township Cemetery. 
The Miner Funeral Home of Norway is in charge of arrangements.

Enoch Barker 
DUNBAR, Wis. -- Enoch A. Barker, 64, formerly of Dunbar/Beecher, Wis., died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at Shands University Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. after suffering from a stroke.
He was born July 3, 1936 in Silvercliff, Wis., son of Thomas and Selma (Groy) Barker. He lived most of his life in northeastern Wisconsin. Mr. Barker loved to work with his hands and enjoyed nature. He spent most of his life working as a logger. He moved to Florida in 1994 and married Ramona (Brown) Barker. They attended the Church of God in Brandford, Fla. Mr. Barker last worked as a butcher in Florida. He was a caring and compassionate man who would help anyone. 
He leaves his wife, Ramona; her son, Craig (Mary) Caskin; his children, Pamela (Michael) OÕNeil, Rebecca Kleinschmidt, Thomas Baker and Kristine (Rory) Jensen; 17 grandchildren; one great-grandson; four sisters, Bernice (Ed) Bruhnke, Joan (Rod) Wickman, Ella Barker and Lydia Bruhnke; and two brothers, Paul (Carol) Barker and Arnold (Violet) Barker. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Selma Barker; two sisters, Ruth Beckerson and May Smeester; a son, Perry Barker; and a granddaughter, Jamie Barker. 
Burial was held at Oak Grove Memorial Cemetery. 

Aldena Frankalucci 
STAMBAUGH -- Aldena Frankalucci, 84, of Caspian, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Iron County General Hospital. 
She was born Aug. 25, 1915 in Caspian, daughter of the late Serafino and Adele (Lesser) Pasquali. 
She had attended the Caspian schools. Mrs. Frankalucci spent her life in Caspian and was close to her family and friends in the community. "Nona," as her grandchildren called her, was a strong and independent woman. She worked hard as a housewife for many years and also worked for a time in a local tavern that she and her husband, Albino owned. She had other jobs over the course of her life, although to her, family always came first. After the death of her husband, Albino in 1963, Aldena and her son, Robert remained close throughout the years, even when he and his family moved to the southwest to live in Santa Fe, N.M. Aldena spent many winters living in Sante Fe with the family. She had many hobbies in her life that included crocheting, knitting and playing cards with family and friends. She was also a member of St. Cecelia Church in Caspian. 
Aldena leaves behind many family members and friends whom she loved and who loved her very much. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albino and her son, Robert. 
She leaves two granddaughters, Robyn (Robert) Carr and Karol (Lee) Werner, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; three grandsons, Aaron and Dylan Werner of Albuquerque, N.M. and Don (Debbie) Carter of Smethport, Pa.; a great-grandson, Talon Carter of Smethport, Pa.; a brother, Raymond (Babe) Pasquali of Caspian and a sister, Lorayne Burt of Albany, Calif. 
Burial was in the Stambaugh Cemetery.

Jane Carollo 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Jane Celeste Carollo, 79, of 1001 E. Stanton St., Iron Mountain, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. 
Jane was born Sept. 10, 1920 in Escanaba, daughter of the late Clarence and Celeste (Belanger) Schroeder and attended school in the Escanaba area. 
During World War II, she attended Hunter College in New York and enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving from 1943 to 1945. She was based at the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, Calif. 
She married Albert Carollo on July 27, 1947 in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. and has resided in the Iron Mountain area since then. 
Jane was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Immaculate Conception Parish where she served as a past president of the ladies guild, the American Legion and the Lady Elks. Jane was known throughout the area for her wedding and birthday cakes which she continued to make until her death. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, canning and baking, and together with her late sister, Dorothy, donated many items to local charities. 
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Albert; a son, Dennis of Iron Mountain; a sister, Betty (Roy) Whipple of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; two brothers, Jack Schroeder of Green Bay, Wis. and Robert (Sharon) Schroeder of Kenosha, Wis.; many nieces and nephews and a great friend, Millie Giannetti of Vulcan. 
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Larmour and Joyce Ann Schroeder. 
Funeral services were at Immaculate Conception Church.

Aldena Frankalucci 
IRON RIVER -- Aldena Frankalucci, 84, of Caspian died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Iron County General Hospital. 
She was born Aug. 25, 1915 in Caspian, daughter of the late Serafino and Adele (Lesser) Pasquali. 
She had attended the Caspian schools. She spent her life in Caspian and was close to her family and friends in the community. "Nona," as her grandchildren called her, was a strong and independent woman. She worked hard as a housewife for many years and also worked for a time in a local tavern that she and her husband, Albino, owned. She had other jobs over the course of her life, although to her, family always came first. After the death of her husband Albino in 1963, Aldena and her son Robert remained close throughout the years even when he and his family moved to the southwest to live in Santa Fe, N.M. Aldena spent many winters living in Santa Fe with the family. Aldena had many hobbies in her life that included crocheting, knitting, and playing cards with family and friends. She was also a member of St. Cecelia Church in Caspian. Aldena leaves behind many family members and friends whom she loved and who loved her very much. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Albino and her son Robert. 
She is survived by two granddaughters, Robyn (Robert) Carr and Karol (Lee) Werner, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; a grandson, Don (Debbie) Carter of Smethport, Pa.; three great-grandsons, Talon Carter of Smethport, Pa., Aaron and Dylan Werner of Albuquerque, N.M.; a brother, Raymond (Babe) Pasquali of Caspian; a sister, Lorayne Burt of Albany, Calif. 
Burial was at the Stambaugh Cemetery. 

Eyvonne Thompson 
KINGSFORD -- Eyvonne R. Massicotte Thompson, 91, of Willow River, Minn. died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at Pine Medical Center in Sandstone, Minn.. 
She was born on April 27, 1909 in Iron Mountain, daughter of Amos and Aldea (Trottier) Massicotte. She grew up and attended school in Iron Mountain. Eyvonne worked as a secretary for the Ford Plant in Iron Mountain. On Nov. 5, 1927, she married Heber Thompson in Iron Mountain. She then became a devoted homemaker. Eyvonne was a lifelong member of the Willow River Community Club, Royal Neighbors of America, Willow River Garden Club, Pine Country Historical Society and the First United Presbyterian Church and Ladies Aide. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Heber; an infant son, Heber Jr.; and a brother, Leo Massicotte. 
She is survived by four sons, Bill Thompson of Mesa, Ariz., Bob Thompson of Quartzsite, Ariz., Tom (Charlotte) Thompson of Lake Jackson, Texas, and Rick Thompson of Bayfield, Wis; four daughters, Colleen (Richard) Woolaver of Brockport, N.Y., Jackie Johnson of Willow River, Janice Cunningham of Lake City, and Mary Jane Thompson of Sandstone; three brothers, Archie Massicotte of Chicago, Richard Massicotte of Iron Mountain, and Robert (Dorothy) Massicotte of Aurora, Wis.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. 
Burial was at Sunnyside Cemetery in Willow River.

Elvera Viau 
BARK RIVER -- Elvera J. Viau, 81, of N17855 County Road 551, Bark River, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at her home. 
Services were at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River with burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Schaffer.

Marjorie Griewe 
ESCANABA -- Marjorie June Griewe, 83, retired school teacher, of 920 Lake Shore Drive, Escanaba, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. 
The former Marjorie Tribe was born April 16, 1917, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and graduated from high school in East Tawas, lower Michigan, and Michigan State University, where she belonged to the Chi Omega Society. She married Rueben Griewe on Sept. 21, 1940, in Milwaukee. Mrs. Griewe taught kindergarten and adult education in Iron Mountain for many years before retiring in 1975. Prior to moving to Escanaba they resided in Kingsford and Marquette. Mrs. Griewe was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Escanaba and enjoyed church activities, gardening, traveling and playing bridge. She was also a member of P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter Z. She enjoyed being with family.
She leaves her husband, Rueben; two daughters, Mary Carol (Michael) Manning of Pleasant Hill, Calif., and Barbara Bennett (Jesse Farkas) of Escanaba; a son, Bill Griewe of Dallas, Texas; six grandchildren, Michelle (Shane) Underwood and Matthew Griewe of Texas, Lisa Farkas and Jenny (John) Lappino of New Jersey, Debbie Farkas and Jasen Bennett of Escanaba, and two great-grandchildren, Ethan and Emily of Escanaba. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary (Lofquist) Tribe. 

Hedwig Kuhnig 
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Hedwig "Hedy" Kuhnig, 95, of Iron Mountain died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at Florence Villa Nursing Home in Florence, Wis. 
Hedwig Maria Klaffki was born Oct. 15, 1904, in Germany. She was the first of seven children. In 1926, she immigrated to the United States and married August Joseph Kuhnig in that same year. He preceded her in death in 1985. They made their home in Chicago until 1952, when they moved to Wisconsin to own and operate Deer Grove Resort. They moved to Iron Mountain in 1973 and enjoyed seeing their grandchildren. She enjoyed playing pinochle and knitting and has made many friends in this area. She loved entertaining and knitting "booties" for her friends and has made hundreds of pairs that were enjoyed by all who received them. She was an active member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain and a past member of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Greater Federation of Women's Club (GFWC). 
She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Alice (Frank) Smith of Iron Mountain; a sister, Helena Marciniak of Germany; four grandchildren, Frank (Cecilia) Smith of Iron Mountain, Andrew (Yvonne) Smith of Glendora, Calif., Jennifer (Mark) Mitchell of Cadillac, lower Michigan, Audrey Smith of Austin, Texas, and seven great-grandchildren, Frank, August, Sophie, Charles and Jon Paul Smith and Jacob and Sarah Mitchell. She also was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister. 
Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain. 

Angeline Turbessi
IRON RIVER -- Mrs. Angelina Turbessi, 78, of Gaastra passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, at Iron County General Hospital in Iron River.
She was born Jan. 27, 1922, in MontiRoso, Italy, the daughter of the late Francisco and Loudovina (Cini) Mari, and attended school in Italy. As a young woman she came to the United States from Italy, first settling in Iron Mountain, where she made her home with the Antoni Carobini family.
She married Frank Turbessi on Feb. 16, 1952, at Immaculate Conception Church of Iron Mountain. The couple made their home in Gaastra. She was a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church of Caspian and St. AnneÕs Altar Society. Angelina loved to sing opera. She had a strong and beautiful singing voice. She loved to sew elegant dresses, other beautiful clothes and curtains, for the family. She also spent a lot of time cooking up fanciful Italian foods. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. Her yard was adorned with many vibrant varieties of flowers and vegetables. Angelina served other neighborhood Italian people by translating and writing letters in Italian.
She is survived by her husband, Frank; a son, Robert (Debbie) Turbessi of Kingsford; a daughter, Margaret (Bryan) Simbob of Iron Mountain; a brother, Neno (Anna) Mari of Rome, Italy; a sister, Gina (Gilberto) Grestoni of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and five grandchildren, Jacob, Jonah and Jillin Turbessi and Janice and Julie Simbob.
Burial will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd, Nicolet Memorial Gardens, in Green Bay, Wis.

Edward Crowgey 
CRYSTAL FALLS -- Edward Crowgey, 50, of Green Bay, Wis., formerly of Iron River, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn. 
He was born March 18, 1950, in Stambaugh, son of Willard and Jeanette (Reid) Crowgey. He graduated from Iron River High School. He served in Vietnam from 1970 to 1972. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Iron River and on July 28, 1973, married the former Betty Strong. He had been employed as a baker for Copps Foods on the east side of Green Bay. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and camping. 
He leaves his wife, Betty; a son, Jason Crowgey of Appleton, Wis.; a daughter, Jessica Crowgey at home; his parents, Willard and Jeanette Crowgey of Iron River; two brothers, William (Mary) Crowgey of Northport, lower Michigan, and John (Martha) Crowgey of East Lansing, lower Michigan and two sisters, Aggie (Larry) Searcy of Carrollton, Ky., and Lorraine (Jeff) Harrington of Reese, lower Michigan. 
Burial was at Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River. . 

Lauretta Flaminio
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Lauretta E. Flaminio, 86, of Kingsford went to be with the Lord and her husband, Art, on Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at the Freeman Convalescent Home in Kingsford. 
Lauretta was born March 24, 1914, in LaBranche, Menominee County, daughter of the late Ed and Elizabeth (Paquette) Normand. She spent most of her life in Kingsford, moving here from LaBranche at a very young age. She married Arthur Flaminio on Feb. 13, 1936, in Iron Mountain. He preceded her in death in 1985. Lauretta worked in housekeeping at the Holiday Motel for many years. She was a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church of Kingsford and was very devoted to her faith. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles, and loved more than anything the 49 years she spent with her husband. 
She is survived by two sons, James (Barb) Flaminio of Kingsford and Gerald (Mary) Flaminio of Quinnesec; two daughters, Rosemary (Clay) Corrigan of Kingsford and Lois Berg of Iron Mountain, and 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. 
Lauretta was also preceded in death by three brothers, Andy, Ernest and Omar Normand, and four sisters, Beatrice Normand, Della Lange, Lillie Shampo and Blanche Menard. 
Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain. 

Eleanor LaBine 
IRON RIVER -- Mrs. Eleanor LaBine, 90, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, passed away Aug. 11, 2000, at Albuquerque Manor in Albuquerque. 
A Mass will be offered at 8 a.m. this Friday, Sept. 1, at St. Agnes Catholic Church of Iron River. Graveside services will be conducted at 8:45 a.m. Friday at Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River, with Fr. Norman Clisch, pastor of St. Agnes Church, officiating. 
Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery.

Toivo Salmeen 
IRON RIVER -- Toivo Salmeen, 91, of Crystal Falls, formerly of 501 East C St., Iron Mountain, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls Township. 
He was born March 2, 1909, in Crystal Falls, son of the late John and Elizabeth (Rintamaki) Salmeen. He grew up and attended school in Crystal Falls and first worked in the local mines. In 1935 he married the former Alli Kaitila and the couple resided in Crystal Falls and Marquette prior to moving to Iron Mountain. While living in Marquette, Toivo worked as a guard at Marquette State Prison. He moved to Iron Mountain and was employed as a bookeeper at the former Ford Motor plant in Kingsford, the former Kingsford Company, and later at the D&B Freight Sales in Iron Mountain. Following his retirement he continued to live in Iron Mountain until making his residence at the Iron County Medical Face Facility in 1998. He had served on the Iron Mountain City Council in the late 1950's and early 1960's. He had also been a former member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain, where he had served on the Church Council and as church treasurer. He had been a long time member o the Iron Mountain Figure Skating Club and also enjoyed hunting and fishing. 
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Alli, on Nov. 20, 1995; a sister, Hilja Preische, and two brothers, Nilo and Emil Salmeen.
He leaves a son, Irving (Trudy) Salmeen of Ann Arbor, lower Michigan; a daughter, Linnea Jackson of Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister, Fannie Leppiaho of Crystal Falls; two grandsons, Vitti Jackson of Los Angeles, Calif., and Jason Jackson at the University of California, Santa Barbara; three granddaughters, Annette Salmeen at Oxford University, England, Kirsten Salmeen at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Lisa Jackson at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., and several nieces and nephews. 
Services were at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.

Ruth Sobel 
KINGSFORD -- Ruth (Goldstein) Sobel, 82, passed away in her home at 1203 West Superior St., Alma, lower Michigan, on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, following her struggle with cancer. 
Ruth worked as a physical therapist. Ruth belong to the Presbyterian Church and was a longstanding member of P.E.O. Sisterhood. She enjoyed painting with oils and entertaining people in her home. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Dr. Paul Sobel, a former pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. 
She leaves her five children, Dr. Barbara Sobel of Iron Mountain, Mrs. David (Rebecca) Frye of Oscoda, lower Michigan, Mrs. Dennis (Deborah) Purcell of Dansville, lower Michigan, Joe Sobel of Iron Mountain, and David Sobel of Orange, Calif.; a sister, Sally Pentecost of Florida; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Shively and Esther Chapman, both of Indiana; six grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and many loving friends.

Minnie Tomasini 
NORWAY -- Minnie P. Tomasini, 94, of Norway died Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. 
She was born Jan. 6, 1906, in Norway, daughter of the late John Baptist and Natalie (Schillimas) Stevens. She married Louis Tomasini on Feb. 16, 1926, at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan. He preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1981. She worked for Jewel Tea Co. and DeRidder's Grocery Store in Norway. She was a member of St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan and Anderson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. 
She leaves a son, Harvey (Delores) Tomasini of Norway; two daughters, Charlotte (Edward) Jasonowicz of Norway and Dolores Butler of Vulcan; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Frank Stevens; a sister, Josephine Pancheri, and a son-in-law, Willard Butler. 
Burial will be in Norway Township Cemetery. 

Richard Glanville 
IRON MOUNTAIN Ñ Richard "Dick" Glanville, 66, of 716 Hamilton Ave., Kingsford, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000, at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after a courageous battle with cancer. 
He was born Dec. 22, 1933, in Dollar Bay, Houghton County, son of the late Alden and Sigrid (Boatman) Glanville. 
Mr. Glanville served in the U.S. Navy as a medic. He graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Michigan Technological University in 1960. Dick was a CPA and partner at Fleury, Singler & Co., P.C., until his retirement in 1997. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford, where he was a faithful usher every January. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and was honored as the Elk of the Year in 1990. Mr. Glanville also belonged to Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain and the Michigan Association of CPA's. Dick became an avid woodworker after his retirement. He also enjoyed many nights of card playing with his neighbors on the patio. He took great pride and joy in spending time at his camp. "Papa Dick" will be greatly missed by his grandchildren. Dick always cared about helping others, so much so, that he donated his eyes to the Lions Eye Bank. He married Betty Ziemnick on Nov. 26, 1960, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Dollar Bay. 
He leaves his wife, Betty; a son, Todd (Mary) of Norway; a daughter, Julie (David) Santi of Iron Mountain; a brother, Brad (Shirley) of Lapeer, lower Michigan; a sister, Barbara (Edgar) Larche of Escanaba; four grandchildren, Megan and Sam Santi, and Nicole and Kimberly Glanville; many nieces and nephews, and a man who he opened his heart to and loved like a son, Chris Rexses of Iron Mountain. 
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the church. Rev. Michael March and Fr. Paul Nomellini will co-officiating. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Northwoods Air Life Line, American Cancer Society or the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. 
The Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements. 

Francis Kellar 
IRON MOUNTAIN Ñ Francis M. Kellar, 77, of N-3672 Moon Lake Drive, Breitung Township, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
He died on his 52nd wedding anniversary. 
He was born Feb. 27, 1923, in Detroit, son of the late Guy and Florence (Beavnier) Kellar. Mr. Kellar was a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and had been an instructor at West Point. He worked for many years at Michigan Consolidated Gas Company. Mr. Kellar was a member of the American Legion, Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain and a former member of the Elks Lodge. He enjoyed golfing and hunting. He married Veronica Desch on Aug. 30, 1948, in Detroit. 
He leaves his wife, Veronica; a son, James (Barbara) Kellar of Illinois; a brother, Herbert Kellar of Texas; two grandchildren, Robert (Karen) of Florida, and Jenna (Tom) Kaufman of Illinois; three great-grandchildren, Amanda, Andrew and Anna, and several nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, Grover. 
Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. 
The Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.


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