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Marcella “Marcy” B. Drift,

Marcella “Marcy” B. Drift, 75, of Virginia, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Virginia Regional Medical Center. Marcy was born June 2, 1940 with her twin sister, Priscilla in Nett Lake. She moved to Duluth where she raised her children. More...

Posted 9/16/2015 02:03 PM

Erich Von Strom

Erich Von Strom went on his last great adventure in life when he passed to the other side on July 24, 2015.  He was 39 years old.  Erich was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on November 15, 1975, the son of Linda (Olson) lee and Milo Von Strom More...

Posted 9/16/2015 01:28 PM

Mary M. Strong, “Waubcomegook”

Mary M. More...

Posted 9/2/2015 01:48 PM

Jane L. Petrell

Jane L. Petrell, 62, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl, MN. Jane Lynn Petrell was born November 15, 1952 in Virginia, MN, to Wilson and Marian (Brinati) Barfknecht. More...

Posted 9/2/2015 01:21 PM

Helen Bertha Wold

Helen Bertha Wold, 92, of Hibbing, passed away Monday, August 24, 2015 at Guardian Angels in Hibbing.  Funeral services will be held Friday, August 28th at 11:00 a.m. More...

Posted 8/27/2015 09:59 AM

Wilbert Raymond Heikkila

Wilbert Raymond Heikkila, 86, of Babbitt, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015 at his residence. More...

Posted 8/18/2015 02:53 PM

Katherine (Kay) M. Norri

Katherine (Kay) M. More...

Posted 8/18/2015 02:35 PM

Shirley Burton

Shirley Burton, 79, passed away Friday, August 7, 2015 at Essentia Health in Virginia. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Pike Apostolic Lutheran Church at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Carl Lamppa will officiate. More...

Posted 8/12/2015 10:08 AM

Florence M. Rainey

Florence M. Rainey, 89, of Biwabik, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Northern Pines in Aurora. Florence Marie Rainey was born February 25, 1926 in Virginia, MN to Peter and Mary (Dolinar) Novak. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 02:13 PM

Marjorie Newman Gibbens

Marjorie Newman Gibbens died July 18, 2015, aged 96, in Duluth. She was born January 29/1919 in Virginia MN, graduated from VHS in 1937 and VJC in 1939. She married David Gibbens on September 18, 1943. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 03:58 PM

William George “Bill” Paulsen

William George “Bill” Paulsen, age 67 of Duluth and Crane Lake and formerly of Virginia died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Essentia -St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth from complications after heart surgery, with his family by his side. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 01:56 PM

Bette M. Rouleau

Bette M. Rouleau, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at St. Luke’s in Duluth. Bette Moran Rouleau was born the third child to Helen and Herbert Lindberg in Duluth on November 27, 1943. She graduated from East High School in 1961. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 01:27 PM

Charles Brownlee

Charles Brownlee, 81, of Virginia, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at St. Michaels Health and Rehab in Virginia. Charles Arthur Brownlee was born April 29, 1934 in Grand Rapids, MN to William and Vera (Matheny) Brownlee. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 12:53 PM

Josephine “Joey” P. Chavers

Josephine “Joey” P. Chavers, 94, Nett Lake passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at her residence with family by her side.  She was the beloved oldest resident of Nett Lake. More...

Posted 7/28/2015 03:23 PM

Jayden John Warren

Baby Jayden, only 3½ months old, passed away tragically during his life flight to St. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 01:23 PM

Allan McKie

A memorial service for Allan McKie will be held on Saturday, July 25th, at 10:30 a.m at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Alango, 9808 Highway 22.  There will be visitation for one hour prior to the service.  Pastor Joey Bailey will officiate More...

Posted 7/15/2015 01:25 PM

Earl Paul Rancourt

Earl Paul Rancourt, 88, of Hibbing, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Heritage Manor in Chisholm.  Earl was born August 17, 1926 in St. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 01:07 PM

Clarice Dell Frider

Clarice Dell Frider, age 80, of Virginia and formerly of Babbitt passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015 in her home. She was born December 6, 1934 in East Lake, MN the daughter of Clarence and Mildred (Cobb) Rutter and attended school in Hibbing. More...

Posted 7/9/2015 10:22 AM

Cheryl “Sherry” Ann Simonson

Cheryl “Sherry” Ann Simonson, 68 of Cook, MN passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Duluth. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 01:20 PM

Charles R. “Chuck” Riihinen

Charles R. “Chuck” Riihinen, age 75, of Chisholm, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Chisholm, MN. He was born on November 11, 1939, in Eveleth, MN to Runoe and Margaret (Leskar) Riihinen. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 02:02 PM

John Gustaf Dormanen

John Gustaf Dormanen, 68, of Mt. Iron, MN passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at St. Raphael's Health & Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth, MN. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 01:14 PM

Kathlene “Kathy” Cheney

Kathlene “Kathy” Cheney, 59, Cook, died on Sunday, June 21, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Field Township.  She passed away after a long illness with her family by her side. More...

Posted 7/1/2015 11:46 AM

Geraldine R. McLaughlin

Geraldine R. McLaughlin, 84, of Hoyt Lakes, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Northern Pine Care Center in Aurora.  Geraldine Ruth McLaughlin was born January 14, 1931 to Dwight and Mable (Hoppe) Stahmann in Winona, MN. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 02:54 PM

Franklin Danforth (Dan) Sherman

Franklin Danforth (Dan) Sherman, 90, of Cook, MN passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, MN. More...

Posted 9/23/2015 01:26 PM

Loren D. Wood Sr.

Loren D. Wood Sr., 87, Cook, graduated to Heaven on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at the Cook Hospital.  He was born Loren Dean Wood on July 19, 1928, in St. More...

Posted 9/16/2015 02:24 PM

Virginia M. Brunetta

Virginia M. Brunetta, 89, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab in Virginia, MN. She was born March 24, 1926 in Virginia, MN, to Antonio and Lucia (Buttazzi) Brunetta. More...

Posted 9/16/2015 01:51 PM

Theodore “Ted” Eugene Parson

Theodore “Ted” Eugene Parson, 85, Cook, formerly of Gheen, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Cook Nursing Home, with loved ones by his side.  He was born on June 17, 1930 in Virginia, MN, the son of Gust and Augusta “Gustie” More...

Posted 9/9/2015 01:33 PM

George H. Jorgenson

George H. Jorgenson, 90, of Eveleth, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia, MN. George Hillman Jorgenson was born December 12, 1924 in Warren, MN to George and Hannah (Myrfield) Jorgenson. More...

Posted 9/2/2015 01:59 PM

Bruce John Salgy, Sr.

Bruce John Salgy, Sr., 58, of Meadowlands, MN, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his residence. More...

Posted 9/2/2015 01:35 PM

Rebecca “Becky” Jean Sanders

Rebecca “Becky” Jean Sanders, 54, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Essentia Health St. More...

Posted 9/2/2015 01:13 PM

Muriel Rose Hart Bauman

Muriel Rose Hart Bauman, 88 of North Port, FL and Hibbing, MN and formerly of Aurora, MN and Ironwood, MI, died Friday, August 21, 2015 in the compassionate care of the Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Fl.  She was born January 4, 1927 More...

Posted 8/26/2015 01:24 PM

LaVerne Evelyn Tupy

LaVerne Evelyn Tupy, 89 of Cook formerly of Gheen, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the Cook Nursing Home.  LaVerne was born on August 7, 1926 in Minneapolis, the daughter of Walter and Lydia (Dixon) Gross. More...

Posted 8/18/2015 03:07 PM

Helen Elizabeth “Bunny” Warren

Helen Elizabeth “Bunny” Warren, 77, of Embarrass, passed away suddenly, but peacefully on Sunday, August 9, 2015, at the Virginia Hospital with her family by her side. More...

Posted 8/12/2015 10:26 AM

Arlene Claudette Carlson

Arlene Claudette Carlson, 79, of rural Gilbert, died August 06, 2015 at Cotton Country Manor in Cotton, MN. Funeral Services will be held Monday, August 10, 2015 at Range Funeral Home at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 8/12/2015 10:03 AM

Jonathan “The M” Morrison

Jonathan “The M” Morrison, 56, Virginia passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the University Medical Center in Minneapolis. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 01:19 PM

Corrine Marie “Cori” Skare

Celebration of Life for Corrine Marie “Cori” Skare will take place on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 03:47 PM

Sara Lee Savela

Sara Lee Savela, age 72, walked home to our lord on July 23, 2015 in Naples, Florida.  She leaves her four children: Jeff and Deb Savela, Duane Savela, Donna Harrington, Sandra and Daniel Johnson; Brothers: Mark and Juanita Kowitz, Paul and Judy More...

Posted 8/5/2015 01:44 PM

Clyde “Clutzy” Palokangas

Clyde “Clutzy” Palokangas, 75, of Virginia, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Essentia Health Virginia Care Center.  Clyde Rudolph Palokangas was born December 18, 1939 in Menahga, MN to Rudolph and Melida (Wuollet) Palokangas. More...

Posted 8/5/2015 01:04 PM

Marjorie “Marge” Wakemup Holmes

Marjorie “Marge” Wakemup Holmes, 79, Nett Lake, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. More...

Posted 7/28/2015 03:43 PM

Loren Renzaglia

Loren Renzaglia, age 64, longtime resident of Virginia died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at St. More...

Posted 7/28/2015 03:32 PM

Maynard Duane Johnson

Duane Johnson, age 89, of Ely Lake passed away on July 13, 2015.  He was born Maynard Duane Johnson on April 21, 1926 in Eveleth, MN the son of John and Tillie Johnson.  Duane was raised in Eveleth and also spent substantial time with his A More...

Posted 7/21/2015 01:06 PM

Everett R. Saatela

Everett R. Saatela, 93, lifelong resident of Orr, MN passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2015, at Carefree Living in Orr. He was born on December 3, 1921, in Leiding Township, to Everett Sr. and Lillian (Lehto) Saatela. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 01:45 PM

Peter M. Johnson

Peter M. Johnson, age 76, longtime resident of Virginia, MN,  a man with a big heart, a giving spirit and was truly “One of a Kind”. Peter died unexpectedly, Friday, July 10, 2015, at Essentia Health – St. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 01:17 PM

Willmer Erwin Lehrke

Willmer Erwin Lehrke, age 91 of Wuori Township passed away peacefully Sunday, July 5, 2015 in the care of the Essentia East Range Hospice Team, and his wife by his side. More...

Posted 7/9/2015 10:28 AM

Chester Thomas "Punky" Punkiewicz

Chester Thomas "Punky" Punkiewicz, 91, Crane Lake, Minn., formerly of Rock Island, Illinois, passed away March 16, 2015 in San Diego, CA, with his daughters, Janet and Judy at his side. He was born August 1, 1923. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 01:25 PM

Dorothy Prelesnik

A Mass of Christian burial will be concelebrated by Frs. Method and Perkovich in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. for devoted parishioner, Dorothy Prelesnik, who departed to eternal life on July 5, 2015. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 02:05 PM

Susanna Theresa Vuicich

Susanna Theresa Vuicich, 87, of Hibbing, MN passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Fairview Range Medical Center. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 01:31 PM

Joseph Nicholas Horoshak

Joseph Nicholas Horoshak, 80, of  Pelican Lake-Orr, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Cook Hospital. More...

Posted 7/7/2015 01:05 PM

Todd “Gus1” Wood

Todd “Gus1” Wood, 54, Virginia, formerly of Cook, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. More...

Posted 7/1/2015 11:51 AM

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