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Laura Sjoberg

IRON MOUNTAIN — Laura Ann Sjoberg, 58, of W-8007 Dawn’s Lake Road, Iron Mountain, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Marquette General Hospital.
She was born Oct. 3, 1942, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Buzz and Mercedes Coray. She moved to Milwaukee with her family at a young age and graduated from South Milwaukee High School. She returned to this area in 1987.
Laura married Earl Sjoberg on Feb. 9, 1996, in Iron Mountain.
She worked as a nurse’s aide at Hyland Nursing Home for 13 years.
One of her greatest joys was caring for her dog, Millie.
Laura enjoyed crafts, knitting, fishing and going to camp.
She leaves her husband, Earl; two daughters, Christine (Scott) Stolze and Suzanne Czarnecki, both of Milwaukee; three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emelie and Samantha; a stepdaughter, Cheryl (Tom) Schorman of Iron Mountain; a stepson, Craig Sjoberg of Vancouver, Wash.; three stepgrandchildren, Alyssa and Bryan Schorman and Sandra Sjoberg; an aunt, Ruth Caruso and an uncle, Ed.
She was preceded in death by an uncle, Tony Caruso.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Friday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
Memorial services will be at 5:15 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Fr. Joseph Gouin will officiate.
Burial will be in Manitowoc Cemetery in Manitowoc, Wis.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Carl Moore

IRON MOUNTAIN — Carl E. Moore, 75, of 1581 Riverview Drive, Kingsford, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford. Rev. Martin Koeller will officiate.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Homestead-Aurora Cemetery. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post of Iron Mountain, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post of Florence and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will conduct military services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in his memory.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Usrey

HAUGHTON, La. — Ruth E. Swanson Usrey, 66, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Willis Knighton Hospital in Bossier City, La.
She was a graduate of Felch High School, Northern Michigan University, Swedish Covenant Hospital Nurses Training, U. S. Air Force, and Northwestern State University.
At the time of her death she had a tutoring and speech pathology business.
Ruth was active in church and at the time of her death was leading a Ladies Bible study group.
She leaves her brothers, Vernon (Joyce) Swanson of Niagara, Wis., and Wallin (Carol) Swanson of Spring Hill, Tenn.; a sister, Alice (Adrain) Tipton of Casa Grande, Ariz.; a brother-in-law, Don Riggs of Niagara; three stepgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gust and Ellen Swanson; her husband, Joel Usrey, and two sisters, Marion Johnson and Anna McCormack Riggs.
Memorial services were held at Eastwood Baptist Church in Haughton, where Ruth was a member. Brother Scott Teutsch presiding.

Ronald Clements

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ronald Duane Clements, 64, of Iron Mountain died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Rev. Peter Jonas will officiate.
The Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

AInez Kososki

IRON MOUNTAIN — Inez U. Kososki, 72, of 1833 Ledge St., Niagara, Wis., died Thursday, April 26, 2001, at Florence Villa Nursing Home in Florence, Wis.
She was born Feb. 10, 1929, in Two Rivers, Wis., daughter of the late Isadore and Ethel (Belling) Rousse. She grew up in Two Rivers and moved to Niagara in 1947.
Mrs. Kososki owned a catering business and taught cake decorating classes.
She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and Christian Mothers.
Mrs. Kososki loved to go to auctions and spend time at her cottage on the Menominee River, Badwater. She volunteered at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain and also enjoyed quilting, cooking, hunting and fishing.
She married Kenneth F. Kososki on Nov. 27, 1947, in Niagara. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1999.
She leaves two sons, Peter of White Lake, Wis., and Kenneth S. of Niagara; two daughters, Christine “Teena” (Louis) Schintgen of Niagara and Marsha Phillips of Iron Mountain; a sister, Arvilla Riha of Two Rivers; nine grandchildren, Emily and Joshua Kososki, Adam, Aaron, Austin, Tamara and Destiny Schintgen, Desiree Phillips and Cody Kososki, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Merlin and Arnold Rousse and three sisters, Jeniece Ott, Gloria Fredricks, and Marlene Rousse.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Niagara.
A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Fr. Michael Betley will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Niagara Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the sixth floor of the Veterans Administration Medical Center’s activity fund.

Jean Kaltinger

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jean M. Kaltinger, 77, of 710 Tobin Road, Channing, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Lexington Health Care in Streamwood, Ill.
She was born June 18, 1923, in Channing, daughter of the late John and Virginia (Mikottis) Fende. She grew up in Channing and graduated from Channing High School in 1941.
She married the late Alfred Kaltinger in June 1947, in Chicago. They lived in Elmhurst, Ill.
Jean was employed by Western Electric and retired in 1985. Upon her retirement, Jean and Alfred moved back to Channing.
She leaves two sons, James (Patricia) Kaltinger of Streamwood and John Kaltinger of Elmhurst; a sister, Sandra (Robert) Rock of Lexington Park, Md.; three brothers, Lawrence Fende of Channing, Leo (Doris) Fende of Joliet, Ill., and Ivan (Jean) Fende of Marquette; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred, on Feb. 5, 1989; a son, Clifford Kaltinger, in 1998, and a brother, Franke Fende.
Memorial services will be held in June and will be announced at a later date.
The family is being served by Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.

Cecelia Paul

NORWAY — Cecelia “Ceil” Paul, 78, of Norway died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Marquette General Hospital.
She was born April 1, 1923, in Loretto, daughter of the late Romolo and Paula (Moregi) Chiocchi.
Ceil married Robert Paul on Sept. 11, 1947, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Loretto.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway and the Daughters of Isabella. She volunteered at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
Ceil, along with her husband, Bob, were former owners of the Taboo Bar in Quinnesec and the Viking Motel in Norway. She retired in 1979.
She leaves her husband, Robert; sons, Robert Paul II of Norway and Bradley Paul of Norway; brother, Angelo Chiocchi of Hamilton Lakes; sister-in-law, Martha Chiocchi of Sante Fe, N.M., and several nieces and nephews.
Ceil was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank and Louis Chiocchi.
Visitation was held from noon to 1 p.m. today at Miner Funeral Home in Norway.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Fr. Mark McQuesten, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway, officiated.
Burial was in Norway Township Cemetery.

Aila Feira

KINGSFORD — Aila P. Feira, 87, of 1025 Woodward Ave., Kingsford, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
She was born June 15, 1913, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Gust and Hulda (Mannio) Maki. She had been a resident of this area for most of her life.
She married her husband, Peter “Spin” Feira on July 15, 1931. He preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 1978.
Aila worked as a nurse at the Eastside Hospital and at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. She and her husband owned and operated Spin’s Bar on the Northside for 32 years, retiring in 1977.
She was a former member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain and was currently a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford.
Aila was an avid smear player and enjoyed her trips to the casino. One of her favorite past times was going to her son’s camp.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Maki, and a sister, Elvi Semke.
She leaves two sons, Jack (Alice) Feira of Iron Mountain and Peter (Marlene) Feira of Green Bay, Wis.; a daughter, Patricia Bednarz of Iron Mountain; a sister, Siiri Sartori of Crystal Falls; 10 grandchildren, Michael (Lori) Feira of Kingsford, Stephen (Denise) Feira of Breitung Township, Susan (Daniel) Tappy of Breitung Township, David (Susan) Bednarz of Green Bay, Wis., Kenneth (Pam) Bednarz of Iron Mountain, Robert (Tina) Bednarz of Ludington, lower Michigan, Kristine (Michael) Blanchard of Dallas, Ore., Rebecca (Scott) McClure of Green Bay, Wis., Wendy (Kary) Kroeber of Green Bay, and Nicholas (Jaymie) Feira of Madison, Wis.; 21 great-grandchildren, Amy and Keven Feira of Kingsford, Laura and Matthew Tappy of Iron Mountain, Megan and Shelby Bednarz of Kingsford, Nathan and Matthew Kuhns of Iron Mountain, Jaymie Bednarz of Norway, Kenneth Bednarz of Iron Mountain, Ian Bednarz of Norway, Amber O’Brien of Phoenix, Ariz., Harmony O’Brien of Iron Mountain, Elisha, Dana and Robyn Bednarz of Ludington, Cassie Feira of Breitung Township, Ryan and Adam McClure of Green Bay, Jesse and Alex Kroeber of Green Bay; four great-great-grandchildren, Alissa Avina-Tappy of Iron Mountain, Tres’ and Ethan Bednarz of Norway and Michael Manning of Ludington, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Fr. Joseph Gouin will officiate.
Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Doris Wallner

IRON MOUNTAIN — Doris E. Wallner, 79, of 220 Henford Ave., Kingsford, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Eastwood Nursing Home in Negaunee where she had lived since Feb. 17, 1997.
Mrs. Wallner was born March 8, 1922, in Iron Mountain, daughter of Harry and Annie (Pridham) Wright. She was a lifelong resident of the area.
She married Carl A. Wallner on Aug. 10, 1946, in Iron Mountain. He preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1991.
Mrs. Wallner was a 1939 graduate of Iron Mountain High School. She worked for Michigan Bell Telephone Co. for more than 40 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.
Mrs. Wallner was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed the “birthday club” with her sisters, sisters-in-law and nieces, playing cribbage with her husband and weekly card games with her sisters and sisters-in-law. Her weekly beauty shop visits were very special for her.
She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Joe Antonini of Spread Eagle, Wis.; her son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Linda Wallner of Ishpeming; two brothers, Robert (Cookie) Wright of Taylor, lower Michigan and Gerald (Beverly) Wright of Iron Mountain; two sisters, Megs Smith of Englewood, Ohio and Patricia (John) Butler of Niagara, Wis. She is further survived by her beloved grandchildren, Dr. Michael (Heather) Antonini of San Bernadino, Calif., David (Shannon) Antonini of Wausau, Wis., Maria (Nick Grimm) Antonini of Green Bay, Wis. and Jason, Andrew and Steven Wallner of Ishpeming. She was also the proud great-grandmother of Nicholas and Nolan Antonini of Wausau, Wis. and Victoria Grimm of Green Bay, Wis. She will be missed by numerous loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three infant siblings; five brothers, William, Henry, Alfred, Thomas and Orville; and five sisters, Florence “Annie” Vicenzi, Gladys Kranner, Betty Wright, Adeline Balzola and Edith Alleva.
Visitation will be held today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kingsford Funeral Home and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church. Rev. Stephen Cowen will officiate. Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Kingsford is in charge of arrangements.

Peter Chervo
CRYSTAL FALLS — Peter Chervo, 88, of 20 Michigan Ave., Crystal Falls, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2001, at the Iron County General Hospital in Iron River.
Peter was born on March 23, 1913, in Crystal Falls, the son of the late Joseph and Angeline (Schiavo) Chervo.
Peter grew up in and attended school in Crystal Falls. In 1934, he married the former Pauline Columbino.
Peter worked for the Iron County Road Commission from 1938 to 1951 as an equipment operator. Following his stint at the road commission, he went to work for MA Hanna as a miner and retired from there in late 1969 due to health reasons.
Peter was a member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls. He loved to garden, hunt and fish.
He is survived by, his wife, Pauline, of Crystal Falls; a son, Norman (Chris) Chervo, of Adrian, lower Michigan; two daughters, Adeline Chervo of Crystal Falls and Gina Gerwig of Anaheim, Calif.; two sisters, Rose (Wilbert) Conradt of Crystal Falls and Prena Vross of Florence, Wis.; four grandchildren, Christine (Kevin) Reed, Peter (Yvette) Chervo, Erik Gerwig and Christopher Gerwig; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Chervo, Taylor Chervo, Leah Reed and Madisyn Reed; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Angelo Chervo; and four sisters, Linda Olson, Tressa West, Ann Cacchoine, and Marion Peterson.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls. The Mass of Christian Burial will be recited at 11 a.m. at the church. Fr. Ray Zeugner will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
The family is being served by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Josephine Pardee
CRYSTAL FALLS — Josephine Pardee, 96, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2001, at the Crystal Manor Nursing Home in Crystal Falls, where she had been a resident for seven years.
Josephine was born on Feb. 25, 1905, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Tureinen) Kangas.
From 1946-49, Josephine and other members of her family operated the Crystal Bakery. She was an early member of the Finnish Historical Society and was involved in creating the Finnish Historical Monument. She enjoyed writing poetry throughout her lifetime.
Josephine dedicated her early life to taking care of her husband, Lauri Laine, who had tuberculosis, and then to raising her children and her sister Lillian’s children, Robert, William and Jeanne.
She is survived by two sons, Warren Laine of Flint and Lawrence Laine of Chesapeake, Va.; two sisters, Lillian Cook of Warren, lower Michigan, and Jean Fredrickson of Alabama; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Pardee of Lansing.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Rev. Dr. John Linna will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.
The family is being served by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Clifford Laabs
REPUBLIC — Clifford A. Laabs, 81, of 118 Republic Ave., Republic, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2001, at the Marquette General Hospital following a short illness.
Clifford was born April 11, 1920, in Republic, son of the late Herman and Roseanna (LaBeau) Laabs. He was a lifelong Republic resident and graduated from Republic High School, class of 1939.
He served in the U.S. Army for four years during World War II and had received the Good Conduct Medal.
Clifford worked as head custodian for the Republic-Michigamme Schools for a period of 31 years, during which he never missed a single day of work until his retirement in 1982. Prior to working at the schools he was employed by the Trout Falls Dairy for four years.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Republic, where he served as an usher for many years. He was an honorary citizen of Boystown and a member of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP).
He leaves three daughters, Mary Laabs of Republic, Betty (Peter) King of Republic and Margaret (Sid) Bray of Vulcan; a son, Kenneth (Sue) Laabs of Mt. Clemens, lower Michigan; seven grandchildren, Monica and Jessica Laabs of Mt. Clemens, Dennis (Chantell) Gravedoni Jr. of Blair, Neb., Philip Gravedoni and special friend, Jen Gardner of Kansas City, Mo., Rachel, Wyatt and Isaac Bray of Vulcan, along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Frances, in 1994; and a sister, Mabel Duhame in August of 2000.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Eastern time) Monday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Republic.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday at the church. Rev. Fr. Giles Brault will officiate.
Burial will be in Republic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dean Duhame, Len Gardner, Ralph Gardner, Wallace Mackey and Clarence Laurila.
The Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home of Ishpeming is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Levendoski

IRON MOUNTAIN — Mary T. Levendoski, 87, of Kingsford, formerly of Ironwood, died Sunday, April 29, 2001, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.
Mrs. Levendoski was born Sept. 8, 1913, in Czechoslovakia, daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Kaveshan. The family came to the United States in 1920, living in Anvil, lower Michigan.
She married John Mukavitz on Oct. 28, 1933. They enjoyed 36 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 1970.
She married Ben Levendoski on Feb. 1, 1975, and he preceded her in death in 1983.
Mrs. Levendoski lived in Hurley, Wis. until 1994 when she moved to this area. She was a nurse at the Gogebic Hospital until her retirement. She loved cooking and baking and her favorite recreation was dancing.
She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed.
She leaves her daughter, Carole (James) Wilcheck of Iron Mountain; three granddaughters, Elise (Jeff) Weinstein of DeKalb, Ill., Nan (Rod) Snow of Nashville, Tenn. and Caryn (Doug) Bergsma of Grand Rapids, lower Michigan; a brother, Steve (Sophie) Kaveshan of Minocqua, Wis.; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Mary loved the Blessed Mother very much and prayed her rosary daily all her life. She was a former member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Ironwood and currently a member of St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Robert Mukavitz on March 4, 1961, and Lawrence Mukavitz on April 4, 1987; a brother, John Kaveshan; and two sisters, Ann Tipitino and Margaret Anderson.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. Fr. Dan Zaloga will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Izzo, Bob Ketchum, Harry Urbanski, Dan Zeni, Bill McCarty and Ron Gundlach.
The Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Angeline Sartori

NORWAY — Angeline Sartori, 91, of Norway, died Saturday, April 28, 2001, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis.
She was born June 13, 1909, in Norway, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Menapace) Arnoldi.
Angeline married Raymond J. Sartori on Nov. 15, 1930, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway. 
Her husband, Raymond preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2000.
She was a member of St. Mary Church, St. Mary’s Altar Society, and the Norway-Vulcan Senior Center.
Angeline worked for many years as a food checker at the Red Owl Store. She loved to play cards and fish.
She leaves a son, Jerry (Therese) Sartori of Montross, Va.; four grandchildren, Julie, Joseph, Jeffrey and Patricia; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rose Schultz of Hermansville and Sally Krooks of Norway; a brother, Chester (Elsie) Arnoldi of Norway and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Marini and two brothers, Ernest and Joseph Arnoldi.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church in Norway.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday by Fr. Mark McQuesten. Burial will follow in Norway Township Cemetery.
The Miner Funeral Home of Norway is in charge of arrangements.

Ellsworth Barnard

MANITOWOC — Ellsworth Barnard, 71, of 1523 Jasmine Drive, Manitowoc, died Thursday, April 26, 2001, at Birmingham, Ala.
Ellsworth was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Kingsford, son of the late Daniel and Winifred Schabell Barnard. He attended school in Kingsford.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving from Dec. 11, 1946 until April 19, 1948.
On July 11, 1953, he was married to the former Joan E. DeBauche at Green Bay, Wis. The couple then moved to Manitowoc.
Ellsworth was a machinist for 27 at Dayco-Eastman in Manitowoc, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.
He leaves his wife, Joan; two sons and daughters-in-law, Loren and Sharon Barnard of Manitowoc and Bruce and Kim Barnard of Brillion, Wis.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Charles Brindis of Pittsburg, Pa., and Cindy and Paul Heinz of West Bend, Wis.; six grandchildren, Melissa Barnard, Chelsie Barnard, Jared Barnard, Eric Bundy, Brittany Heinz, and Aaron Heinz; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Clarice and Harvey Miskowicz of Plymouth, Rosalie and Margel VanGilder of Spencer, Ohio, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Herbert and Loren and a sister, Lola Briggs.
Relatives and friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Rev. Richard Miller will officiate.
Burial will follow at Knollwood Memorial Gardens.
The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is serving the family.

Helmi Rautanen

CRYSTAL FALLS — Helmi Rautanen, 96, of 1523 West U.S. 2, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2001, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Amasa.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Rev. Fred Kinsey and Rev. Dr. Kim Beckmann will officiate.
Burial will be in Hematite Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be mate to Bethany Lutheran Church in Amasa or a charity of the donors choice.
The family is being served by the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Sonja Anderson

IRON MOUNTAIN — Sonja Eckerberg Anderson, 57, of 202 W. Breen Ave., Kingsford, died Sunday, April 29, 2001, at her home.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Covenant Church in Iron Mountain. Rev. Bruce Linsheid will officiate.
Burial will be in Channing Cemetery.
The Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.


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