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Barbara Hensen
IRON MOUNTAIN — Barbara J. Hansen, 70, of Milwaukee, formerly of the Town of Niagara, Wis., died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Milwaukee.
Graveside services will be on 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Homestead-Aurora Cemetery. Fr. Joseph Gouin will conduct the services.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Homer Heckler
FLORENCE, Wis. — Homer Heckler, 76, of Goodman, Wis., died early Sunday morning, Oct. 8, 2000, at Florence Villa Nursing Home in Florence.
He was born March 25, 1924, in Montgomery County, Pa., son of the late Fred and Lizzie (Freed) Heckler.
He leaves five daughters, Betty Lee (Pat) McCune and Lori (Wally) Isenberg, both of Pennsylvania, Michelle (Robert) Schettini and Melissa Rene, both of Maryland, and Joy (Donald) Bennett of Goodman, Wis.; five sons, Robert Heckler, Harley Heckler, John Leslie Heckler and Marlin "Pokey" Heckler, all of Pennsylvania, and James Heckler of Goodman; a step-son, Chuck MacCourt of Iowa; two step-daughters, Kim MacCourt of Missouri and Bonnie Stewart of Wisconsin; a sister, Beulah (Henry) Sheetz of Pennsylvania; 25 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, William Heckler and Lamar Heckler; a step-son, Donn MacCourt and a sister, Ada Hendricks.
Homer has graciously donated his body to the University of Wisconsin to benefit science.
Burial will be in Pennsylvania at a later date.
Family and friends will be verbally notified as to the date and time of a local memorial gathering. Joy Bennett of Goodman, Wis., will be handling the local arrangements.
The family is being served by Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence, Wis.

Fred Jafolla
IRON MOUNTAIN — Fred Jafolla, 88, of Iron Mountain died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at his residence.
He was born June 19, 1912, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Benjamin and Angelina (Fontecchio) Jafolla.
Fred worked as a paint sprayer for the Chrysler Motor Corporation.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.
He leaves his wife, Dorothy (Pedrotti) Jafolla; a daughter, Molly Jafolla of Detroit; three brothers, Joseph (Elena) Jafolla of Madison, Wis., Oliver Jafolla of Iron Mountain and Guido (Cecilia) Jafolla of Iron Mountain; five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Fred Jafolla Jr. and Robert Jafolla; a brother, Jimmy Jafolla, and three sisters, Mafalda Rihtarshich, Linda Corsi and Dolly Bolon.
Upon the family's request, there will be no services.
The Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Johnson
IRON MOUNTAIN — Margaret D. Johnson, 67, of Kingsford, died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 11, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
She was born Sept. 29, 1933 in Iron Mountain.
Visitation will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the church. Fr. Paul Blankenstein will officiate.
Complete arrangements will be announced by the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Nova Wolfskill
FLORENCE, Wis. — Nova Lynn Wolfskill, infant daughter of Donald and Nancy Wolfskill of Florence, Wis., died Tuesday evening, Oct. 10, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
She was born stillborn on Oct. 10, 2000.
She leaves her parents, Donald and Nancy (Hess) Wolfskill of Florence; two sisters, Britney Felisiano and Haley Wolfskill; her grandparents, Frank and Carol Wolfskill of Newmanstown, Pa. and Billy Jack and Dorothy Hess Sr. of Florence, Wis.; great-grandparents, Florence Wolfskill of Myerstown, Pa. and Olive Hess of Florence; two uncles, Richard Wolfskill of Myerstown, Pa. and Billy Jack (Traci) Hess Jr. of Florence; and three aunts, Lisa (Tim) Kelly of Lebanon, Pa., Tammy (Ricky) Miller of Florence and Sherry (Bob) Weaver Jr. of Lebanon, Pa.
Memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home in Florence. Pastor Doug Johnson will officiate.
The Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence is in charge of arrangements.

Francis Jarvis
CRYSTAL FALLS — Francis Jarvis, 78, of 1517 U.S. 141, Crystal Falls, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette.
He was born Feb. 4, 1922, the son of the late Joseph and Jennie (Ekola) Jarvis.
Mr. Jarvis attended Forest Park High School and graduated in 1940.
He married the former Norma Koski in 1942 in Chicago and the couple made their home in the Gibson Lake area in Crystal Falls.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Luke Brothers Co. and also worked for Magiglide Inc. before retiring in 1986.
Francis and his wife, Norma, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1992.
He was a member of the Net River Association, the Charter of Amasa Area Snowriders and the Bethany Lutheran Church of Amasa.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and his family.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Joyce Heynen, Arlene Price and Anne Jarvis.
He leaves his wife, Norma Jarvis of Crystal Falls; two sons, Jerry (Mary Jo) Jarvis of Chillocothe, Ill., and Jim (Bev) Jarvis of Marquette; one daughter, Kelly (Allan) Ziehl of Menomonie, Wis.; four brothers, Arthur (Waverly) Jarvis of Withee, Wis., Ted (Mary Ruth) Jarvis of Brentwood, Ind., Edwin (Joan) Jarvis of Crystal Falls and Ray Jarvis of Marquette; one sister, Marjorie (Will) Kottke of Farmington, New Mexico, and seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and his dog, Daisy.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Bethany Lutheran Church of Amasa.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Rev. Fred Kinsey will officiate.
Burial will be in Hematite Cemetery in Amasa.

Theresa Eutizi
IRON MOUNTAIN — Theresa Eutizi, 87, of 808 of N. Kimberly Ave., Iron Mountain, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. 
She was born Jan. 29, 1913, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Necola and Maria (Bastianelli) Eutizi. She was a lifelong resident of Iron Mountain.
Theresa worked as a clerk for 33 years at the SS Kresge Store, retiring in 1976.
She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.
Theresa enjoyed reading and baking. She also enjoyed visiting friends in the nursing home and bringing them baked goods.
She leaves two brothers, Orlando Eutizi and Colombo Eutizi, both of Iron Mountain; a sister, Marcella Stromei of Waukesha, Wis.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Julius Eutizi, and four sisters, Clementine Rivet, Perina Brockington, Josephine Bastianelli, and Linda Formolo.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and the funeral Mass will be at noon at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. Msgr. James Kaczmarek will offer the Mass of Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Gunlach, Ron Gunlach, Robert Gunlach, Joshua Gunlach, and Julian Gunlach, Henry Bastianelli and Dustin Dubey.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dickinson County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Clarence Nelson
IRON MOUNTAIN — Clarence Nelson, 76, of 502 Detroit Ave., Iron Mountain, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara, Wis.
Clarence was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Carl and Anna (Ohlson) Nelson.
He married the former Doris Skog on Dec. 20, 1947, in Detroit. They moved back to the area 39 years ago.
Clarence worked for Grede Foundry as a machine operator up until his retirement on Aug. 15, 1986.
He was a great outdoorsman. He enjoyed working on his yard, and spending time traveling with his wife. He also enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Clarence was well-known for the passion he took in washing and polishing his cars.
He will be missed by all of those who knew him.
He leaves his wife, Doris of Iron Mountain; three daughters, Ann (Edward) Wilson of Eastpointe, lower Michigan, Ginger (Robert) Girardi of Vulcan and Jill (Daniel) Girardi of Vulcan; a brother, Arthur Nelson of Iron Mountain; a sister, Mabel Mikel of Eastpointe; six grandchildren, Devon Girardi, Ryan Girardi, Lisa (Scott) LaFreniere, Lynette Wilson, Travis (Kristie) Girardi, and Jeannie Girardi; four great-grandchildren, Lindsie Girardi, Amber Girardi, James Girardi, and Thomas LaFreniere.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Alfred, and Bernard Nelson, and two sisters, Esther Matson and Victoria Anderson.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Rev. Peter Jonas 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.

Anna Rodman
HERMANSVILLE — Anna L. Rodman, 82, of Hermansville, died late Friday night, Oct. 13, 2000, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers following a lengthy illness.
A lifelong resident of Hermansville, Miss Rodman is survived by a brother and five sisters.
Visitation and services are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday in Hermansville.
Funeral arrangments will be announced by the Allo Funeral Home of Spalding.

Karlos Hulko
CRYSTAL FALLS — Karlos Everette Hulko, 76, of 171 Lehto Road, Crystal Falls, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Milwaukee.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.
The East Side Veterans Council will pass in review at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Rev. Dr. John Linna will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls with a full veterans color guard present.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the United Lutheran Church of Crystal Falls.
The Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls is in charge of arrangements.

Todd Lusardi
ROCK — Todd Jeffrey Lusardi, age 38, of 14510 Chapel Lane, Rock, died Friday evening, Oct. 13, 2000, in Rock from injuries he received in an automobile accident.
Todd was born Feb. 24, 1962, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, the son of Harold and Leah (Rock) Lusardi. He was raised in Rock and attended Mid Peninsula High School, where he participated in baseball, basketball and football. He was a graduate of the class of 1980.
Following graduation he attended Bay de Noc Community College for two years.
He had worked at K & K Corporation for four years and for the past 17 years he worked for Pardon Inc., where he was a foreman.
Todd was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins and his hobbies included bowling, fishing, hunting and playing softball in the Escanaba Softball League.
Todd was a wonderful father to his three children.
He leaves his parents, Harold and Leah Lusardi of Rock; one son, Nicholas Todd Lusardi of Norway; two daughters, Melissa Lynn Lusardi of Norway and Melanee Lea Lusardi of Norway; three brothers, Scott (JoAnne) Lusardi of Rock, Timothy (Beyonka) Lusardi of Warren, lower Michigan, and Michael (Libby) Lusardi of Rock; one sister, Marci (Charles) Paulsen of Rock; godparents, Roman and Gail Gill of Escanaba; former wife, Tina Frazer of Norway; dear friend, Holly Riggo and girls of Gladstone; three nieces, Jennifer and Jessica Lusardi of Warren and Lindsey Lusardi of Rock, and numerous aunt, uncles and cousins.
Todd’s family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Central time) at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.
Funeral services for Todd J. Lusardi will follow at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Perkins, with Rev. Emmett Norden officiating.
Burial will be in the Rock Cemetery in Rock.
Memorials may be directed to the family for a fund to be set up for Todd’s children future education. Envelopes will be available at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone and Escanaba.

Clarence Waldron
IRON RIVER— Clarence David Waldron, 73, of 1405 Washington Ave., Iron River, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at his home.
He was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Stambaugh, son of the late Clarence and Evelen (Medler) Waldron.
Mr. Waldron graduated from Stambaugh High School in 1944 and entered the U.S. Navy later that year. He served during World War II and following his discharge in 1948 he re-entered the military and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He continued serving in the military until 1964 when he was honorably discharged and returned to the local area.
Mr. Waldron became employed by the U.S. Postal Service at the Crystal Falls Post Office where he worked until retiring in 1987.
He married the former Lorraine Greenlund on Feb. 14, 1967 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 8, 1986.
He had been a member of the Ottawa Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the Reino American Legion Post 21. He had also been a member of the 82nd Airborne Unit and the National Airborne Veterans Unit.
He was a collector of various items.
He leaves a brother, Jerome (Nancy) Waldron of Iron River; a brother-in-law, Charles (Judy) Greenlund of Iron River; a sister-in-law, Helen (John) Holzman of Denver, Colo.; one aunt, Harriet "Tootsie" Waldron of Iron River, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at Langenberg Funeral Home-Stambaugh Chapel.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Rev. Thomas Wickstrom, pastor of First Lutheran Church in Iron River, will officiate.
Burial will be in Stambaugh Cemetery where members of the West Side Veterans Council will accord graveside military rites.
The Langenberg Funeral Home-Iron River Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Aino Clark
CRYSTAL FALLS — Aino Clark, 97, of 1523 West U.S. 2, Crystal Falls, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000, at Iron County General Hospital in Iron River.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Rev. Fred Kinsey and Rev. Kim Beckman will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.
The Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald Michaud
IRON MOUNTAIN — Gerald E. Michaud, 63, of 520 Woodward Ave., Iron Mountain, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at his home after a long courageous battle with leukemia.
Gerald was born Sept. 15, 1937, in Iron Mountain, son of the late George and Edith (Gustafson) Michaud. He attended school and graduated from Kingsford High School in 1955.
Gerald served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1956 to 1958 in San Diego, Calif.
On Jan. 9, 1960, he married the former JoAnn Francois at St. Mary and St. Joseph Church in Iron Mountain.
He was an active member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.
Jerry, along with his wife, JoAnn lived in Miami, Fla. for a short period of time while he attended Emry Riddle School of Aviation. Late in 1960 they moved back to Iron Mountain.
While in Iron Mountain, Jerry worked for Tony Nissen Appliance, Penney Oil Co. and then hired on at Wisconsin Electric Power Co. where he worked for 33 years, retiring in December of 1994. While working for the power company he was a member of the EMBA and also a member of the IBEW Local Electrical Union.
At Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Jerry served on the parish council, and sang many years in the senior choir. For a number of years, Jerry also sang in the senior choir at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.
Dad cherished his gift of life from God and loved his Saviour. His other loves are his wife, children, grandchildren and family.
Past times included hunting, fishing and spending time at camp. Music played a large part of his life through playing the guitar and singing both at home and in the senior church choir.
He is an inspiration to us all, never complaining and accepting God's will.
A precious gift from God, Dad touched many lives — he is our hero. We will miss you and we love you more than we can say.
He leaves his wife, JoAnn; two sons, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Michaud and Gregory Michaud, both of Iron Mountain; a daughter, Kristine (Alex) Khor, of Iron Mountain; a brother, Donald Michaud of Breitung Township; four grandchildren, Natasha Khor, Alyssa Khor, Andrew Michaud and Ryan Michaud, as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Anderson in June of this year; a nephew, Anthony Santini; a niece, Heidi Putala; a great-nephew, Craig Anderson and two very special friends, Thomas Berutti Sr. and Ross Nord.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Pastor Stephen Cowen will officiate.
Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.
Pallbearers will be Jon Bastian Sr., Jon Bastian Jr., Harvey Johnson Sr., Mark Anderson, Frank Landsee, and Tim McKindles.
A memorial fund will be established in his name.
The Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Stella Gomney
SAGOLA — Stella M. Gomney, 96, of Sagola died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls Township.
Mrs. Gomney was born Nov. 4, 1903, in Chicago, daughter of the late Joseph and Valeria (Wloch) Stachura. She had lived in Sagola since 1936.
Although she never had any children of her own, she was the beloved aunt to her many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Gomney was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Channing and was a devout Catholic, spending many hours each week in prayer.
She enjoyed needlework, reading and especially loved sending and receiving mail from her extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman, in 1991; three brothers, Rudolph, Adolph and Joseph Stachura and a sister, Genevieve Stevens.
She leaves four brothers, Julius Stachura of Hawaii, Walter (Lucille) Stachura of Pulaski, Wis., Frank (Jeannette) Stachura of Sagola and Emil (Rose Marie) Stachura of Pulaski, Wis.; a sister, Joan Opalewski of Gallup, N.M., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Rose Catholic Church in Channing.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Fr. George Kuppayll will offer the Mass of the Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Channing Cemetery.
Masses may be made in her memory at St. Rose Catholic Church in Channing.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Edna Armstrong
CRYSTAL FALLS — Edna Armstrong, 73, of 176 Pine Cliff Road, Crystal Falls, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, unexpectedly at her home.
She was born March 16, 1927, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Holmstrom) Bjork. She graduated from Crystal Falls High School in 1943.
She worked for a short time in Milwaukee.
She married Lyle Armstrong on Feb. 23, 1944, and the couple made their home in Crystal Falls. They moved to Chicago where they lived for nine years prior to returning to Crystal Falls. He preceded her in death on July 28, 1997.
Mrs. Armstrong was a member of United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls and the Women of the Church. She was also a very active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
An avid bowler, she bowled with several different teams and leagues. She also enjoyed playing bingo.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Clark, in 1977; two brothers, Albert and William Bjork, and three sisters, Linda, Mildred and Edna.
She leaves a daughter, Beverly (Ted) Rucinski of Iron River; two sons, Jim (Karen) and Robert Armstrong, both of Crystal Falls; a brother, Edwin (Pat) Bjork of Crystal Falls; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Rev. Dr. John Linna, pastor, will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
The Langenberg Funeral Home-Iron River Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ann Berg
CRYSTAL FALLS — Ann Berg, 88, of 140 Bristol Street, Crystal Falls, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at Iron County General Hospital in Iron River.
She was born July 2, 1912, in Crystal Falls, daughter of the late Terrance and Catherine Behan. She was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from Crystal Falls High School.
She married Russell Berg and he preceded her in death on March 7, 1990.
She had been a member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls.
She leaves a niece, Erin Kapalo of Royal Palm, Fla., and a nephew, Michael T. Dooley of Englewood, Colo.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Fr. Ray Zeugner, pastor, will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.
The Langenberg Funeral Home-Iron River Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John Beitzel
MUNDELEIN, Ill. — John R. Beitzel, 78, of Mundelein, formerly of Iron Mountain, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill.
He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Libertyville.
He was a veteran of World War II.
He leaves his wife, Bernice (Chamberlin); his children, John H. (Linda) Beitzel of Libertyville, Steven (Dawn) Beitzel of Grayslake, Susan (Dean) Mesmer of Mundelein and Cindy (David) Sabatino of Mundelein; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his brothers, Robert Beitzel of Libertyville, Raymond (Joan) Beitzel of Libertyville, Frank (Josephine) Beitzel of Waukegan and a sister, Mary (Axel) Hallgren of Libertyville.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, James Beitzel and William Beitzel.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Kristan Funeral Home, 219 W. Maple (Route 176), Mundelein.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Libertyville.
Burial will follow in Ivanhoe Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

Delma Snyder
QUINNESEC — Delma L. Snyder, 93, of 3990 Marpe St., Quinnesec, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
Delma was born Nov. 7, 1906, in Stambaugh, daughter of the late Richard and Eda (Anderson) Anderson. She had been a resident of this area for most of her life. She was a graduate of Stambaugh High School.
She married Frank Snyder in 1927. The two of them operated a mink ranch in Quinnesec for many years. He preceded her in death in 1985.
Delma enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and was very good at canning, baking and cooking.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Oakley, Wilbert, Bernard, and Clyde Anderson and two sisters, Lenore Miotti and Eva Broskovetz.
She leaves a son, Gerald (Renate) Snyder of Reston, Va.; a daughter, Lois Riegel of Jackson, lower Michigan; a sister, Fern Dahlgren of Ishpeming; four grandchildren, Karen (Jonathon) Richardson of Leesburg, Va., Kristina Snyder of Reston, James and Robert Riegel of Jackson and two great-grandchildren, Michael and Jack Richardson.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
Graveside services will be at noon Monday at the Quinnesec Cemetery. Rev. David Anderson will officiate.
Burial will be in Quinnesec Cemetery.
The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Dedo
STAMBAUGH — Frank Dedo, 83, of 520 Baltic Ave., Caspian, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Langenberg Funeral Home-Stambaugh Chapel.

Lucille Despins
WAUSAU, Wis. — Lucille (Porter) Despins, 68, of 4603 Mockingbird Lane, Wausau, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, in Wausau.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home of Wausau. Rev. Solveig A.H. Zamzow officiated.
Entombment was in Memorial Chapel Mausoleum, Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.

Margaret Ciochetto
KINGSFORD — Margaret G. Ciochetto, 77, of 608 Withworth Ave., Kingsford, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at Hyland Nursing Home in Iron Mountain.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kingsford Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Erickson-Rochon & Nash Kingsford Funeral Home.

Martha Stacy-Black
CRYSTAL FALLS — Martha H. Stacy-Black, 67, of Kallawalla Trail, Crystal Falls, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at her home.
She was born Dec. 29, 1932 in Wauwatosa, Wis., daughter of the late Henry and Helen (Schultz) Paulsen. She grew up and attended school in Wisconsin and had been a resident of Crystal Falls for the past 40 years.
She married Eugene Stacy and he preceded her in death. She married Donald Black 10 years ago.
Mrs. Black was member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church and the Legion of Mary. She had also been a member and past president of the Crystal Falls Kiwanis Club and served as a Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Kiwanis KIAR. In her earlier years, she had been involved with the Girl Scouts in Milwaukee.
She was an artist and enjoyed painting, making jewelry and decorating. She also enjoyed animals.
She loved and helped many people and took many people into her heart.
She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Paulsen; a brother, Harry Paulsen; and a sister, Diane Reed.
She leaves her husband, Donald; three sons, Daniel Reed of Crystal Falls, Randy (Virginia) Black of Madison, Wis. and Brian (Cathie) Black of New Berlin, Wis.; Four daughters, Annette (Edward) Jardanowski and Monica Cain, both of Crystal Falls, Donna (Christopher) Black-Page of Dousman, Wis., and Bonnie Messling of Crystal Falls; a brother, Jerry (Linda) Paulsen of Texas; a sister, Faith (Robert) Hall of Texas; nine grandchildren, Walter, Giene and Christie Cain, Corby (Kam) and Darrell (Rachel) Jardanowski, Jamie Andersen, Ryan Page, Eric Craig and Beverly Messling; five great-grandchildren, Kianna, Remick, Dylan, Haily and Mariha, and many friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the church. The Rev. Fr. Ray Zuegner, pastor, will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial.
The Langenberg Funeral Home-Iron River Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.


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