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Herbert George Montgomery Jr

Herbert George Montgomery Jr., 81, of Hibbing and Keewatin, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Evergreen Terrace in Grand Rapids.  A memorial service is planned for Friday, December 6 at Range Funeral Home in Hibbing at 11:00 A.M. More...

Posted 12/5/2013 02:18 PM

Linda “Imbie” Joy Rytty

Linda “Imbie” Joy Rytty, 64, of Aurora, died Monday, December 2, 2013 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Duluth. Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Loon Lake Community Center at 1:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 12/5/2013 01:18 PM

John Beck Jr.

John Beck Jr., 88, of Virginia, formerly of Gilbert, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Funeral services will be held Monday, December 2, 2013 at the Virginia Bible Chapel at 11:00 A.M. More...

Posted 12/4/2013 09:25 AM

Scott L. Williams

Scott L. Williams of Mountain Iron, died Sunday, December 1, 2013 at St. Raphael’s in Eveleth, 89 years after he was born in that building. More...

Posted 12/4/2013 09:10 AM

George W. Nyberg

George W. Nyberg, 86, Lake Vermilion-Cook, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. More...

Posted 11/26/2013 01:37 PM

Joyce E. (Makela) Hanson

Joyce E. (Makela) Hanson, 80, of Mountain Iron, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Diamond Willow. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 27 at Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1:00 p.m.with visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 11/26/2013 01:29 PM

Bruce Norman Olson

Bruce Norman Olson,  age 69 a longtime resident of the Lakeview Residence in Virginia and the Merritt House in Biwabik died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 in St. More...

Posted 11/20/2013 11:49 AM

Paul Jerome Johnson

Paul Jerome Johnson, 79, of Hibbing, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 23 at 11:00 a.m. More...

Posted 11/20/2013 11:31 AM

Rudolph “Rudy” Rahkola

Rudolph “Rudy” Rahkola, 88, of Buffalo MN formerly of Embarrass, died Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Golden Living Center in Delano MN. Visitation will begin Thursday, More...

Posted 11/13/2013 12:54 PM

Dr. Robert A. Peterson

Dr. Robert A. Peterson passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Sunday, November 10, 2013, at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born in Virginia, Minnesota on August 17, 1915. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 12:26 PM

Cindy Ruth Psick

Cindy Ruth Psick, 56, Mt. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 11:54 AM

Mary Marquis

Mary Marquis, 52, passed away November 1, 2013. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 starting at 9:00 AM until the Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church located at 603 12th St N in Virginia. Fr. O’Donnell will officiate. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 11:23 AM

Ronald Jarvinen

Ronald Jarvinen, 77 of Britt, died October 30, 2013 at the Virginia Care Center. Private family services were held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. More...

Posted 11/5/2013 03:52 PM

Ronald John Jussila

Memorial service for Ronald John Jussila, 76, of Hoyt Lakes, will be 10:30am Friday, November 8, 2013 at United Methodist Church in Aurora with Pastor Barbara Hegfors officiating. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the church. More...

Posted 11/5/2013 03:18 PM

Donald Joseph Gustafson

Donald Joseph Gustafson, age 73 of Virginia and formerly of Evelth, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 in his home.  Don was born in Two Harbors, MN on April 1, 1940.   He moved to Eveleth as a boy, where he graduated with the Class of 1958 More...

Posted 10/30/2013 10:16 AM

Melvin Albin Bakk

Melvin Albin Bakk, 92, Cook, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. More...

Posted 10/23/2013 12:00 PM

Zack (Zachariah) Michael Smith

Zack (Zachariah) Michael Smith, 30, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 in his sleep from cancer.  Zack, formerly from Cook, resided in Santa Monica, California.  He is survived by his father, Michael Smith, formerly from Cook, currently residi More...

Posted 10/23/2013 11:47 AM

Sandra Marie “Sandy” Dickson

Sandra Marie “Sandy” Dickson, age 55 of Zim died Sunday, October 13, 2013 in St. Luke’s Hospice after a brief battle with lung cancer. More...

Posted 10/16/2013 11:10 AM

Sonarette Leigh Leilani “Sony” Lono

Sonarette Leigh Leilani “Sony” Lono, age 24 of Virginia died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 8, 2013 in her home. She was born October 30, 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii; the daughter of Sonya Evans and Samuel Lono and was a graduate of Virginia High School. More...

Posted 10/15/2013 03:51 PM

Keith A. Severson

Keith A. Severson, 75, of Lake Vermilion,Tower, died Sunday, October 13, 2013 at St. Michael’s in Virginia. Per Keith’s wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. More...

Posted 10/15/2013 03:31 PM

John Bowman Sr.

John Bowman Sr.,92, of Ely , died Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the at Boundary Waters Nursing Home in Ely. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 7, 2013 at Soudan Baptist Church in Soudan MN at 12:30 PM with visitation starting at 10:30 AM. More...

Posted 10/9/2013 10:56 AM

Leona E. Swanson

 Leona E. Swanson, 79, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at her residence.  She was born Leona Elsie Niemi at home in Sturgeon Township on April 10, 1934, the daughter of Richard and Vienna Niemi. More...

Posted 10/9/2013 10:34 AM

Donavon M. “Grandpa Don” Schramm

Donavon M. “Grandpa Don” Schramm, almost 80, of Virginia, died Thursday, September, 26, 2013 at St. Mary’s in Duluth. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013 at our Saviors Church at 11:00 AM. More...

Posted 10/2/2013 11:50 AM

Paul D. Bruns

 Paul D. Bruns, 80, Orr, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the Cook Hospital, surrounded by his family who loved him. More...

Posted 9/26/2013 08:53 AM

Laura Helen Pennanen

Laura Helen Pennanen, 91, passed away Friday, December 06, 2013 at Essentia Health Virginia Care Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date in the spring. Inurnment will be at West Pike Cemetery. More...

Posted 12/10/2013 10:08 AM

Martin John Maki

Martin John Maki, 62, of Hibbing,passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at his residence.  A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Monday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. More...

Posted 12/10/2013 09:54 AM

Robert Ernest King Sr.

Robert Ernest King Sr., 71, of Chisholm, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Heritage Manor in Chisholm.  A Memorial service is planned for Monday, December 9 at Range Funeral Home in Hibbing at 1:00 p.m. More...

Posted 12/5/2013 02:15 PM

Richard David Larson

Richard David Larson died Monday, November 25, 2013. Richard passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with malignant melanoma, at Rochester Methodist Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. More...

Posted 12/4/2013 09:40 AM

John J. Namchek

John J. Namchek, 48, Cook, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, November 30, 2013.  He was born in Cook on October 2, 1965, the son of James and Lillian (Pliml)Namchek.  He grew up in Greaney and attended school in Orr. More...

Posted 12/4/2013 09:16 AM

Mavis A. (Alto) Papin

Mavis A. (Alto) Papin, 60, of Virginia, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her family. More...

Posted 12/4/2013 08:58 AM

Dannel Craig Maratta

Dannel Craig Maratta, age 54 of Virginia, died Saturday, November 16, 2013. He wasborn October 6, 1959 in Mankato, MN the son of Jay and Eileen (Engdahl) Maratta. More...

Posted 11/20/2013 11:57 AM

Victor Raymond “Gusty” Wirkkula

Victor Raymond   “Gusty” Wirkkula age 86 of Hibbing died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 in the Cornerstone Villa of Buhl. He was born December 27, 1926 in International Falls, MN the son of William and Anna (Anderson) Wirkkula. More...

Posted 11/20/2013 11:43 AM

Jerry T. Lee

Jerry T. Lee, age 82, of Britt died Saturday, November 16, 2013 in his home surrounded More...

Posted 11/20/2013 11:09 AM

Dennis "Fred" Koski

Dennis “Fred” Koski, 69, of Britt, passed into the gates of heaven at St Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, Sunday, November 10, 2013, after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.  He was born October 6, 1944, in Virginia, MN, the son of Arnold and E More...

Posted 11/13/2013 12:40 PM

Janice Ilene Krueger

Janice Ilene Krueger age 73 of Mt. Iron died Monday, November 11, 2013 in Essentia Health Virginia. She was born April 19, 1940 in Perham, MN the 15thof 18 children of Carl and Albertina (Morton) Umlauf and grew up in Star Lake, MN. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 12:06 PM

Randy Michael “Dutch” Mahonen

Randy Michael “Dutch” Mahonen, 60, Virginia, died Friday, November 8, 2013 at Essentia  Health-St. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 11:35 AM

Mark Pernu

Mark Pernu, 49, of Mountain Iron, died, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at his residence. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church at 1:00 PM. Pastor Brad Felix will officiate. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 11:03 AM

Howard W. Jokinen

Howard W. Jokinen, 66, of Embarrass, died Sunday, November 3, 2013 at his residence.  More...

Posted 11/5/2013 04:04 PM

Eino O. Valo

Eino O. Valo, of Makinen, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab Center at the age of 98. Private family services were held at Range Funeral Home in More...

Posted 11/5/2013 03:41 PM

Philip J. Skarp

Philip J. Skarp, 75, of Virginia, died Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl MN. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Virginia. More...

Posted 11/5/2013 03:29 PM

Arline L. Giersdorf

Arline L. Giersdorf, 91, of Chisholm, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Heritage Manor. More...

Posted 10/30/2013 10:03 AM

Irene L. Meyers

Irene L. Meyers, 94, of Virginia, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Virginia Care Center. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Range Funeral Home, Virginia, at 11:00 a.m.with a visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 10/23/2013 11:53 AM

Kenneth Oja

Kenneth Oja, 64, of Britt, died unexpectedly on October 3, 2013, after playing basketball. Services will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Range Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, October 18, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. More...

Posted 10/16/2013 11:16 AM

Zack (Zachariah) Michael Smith

Zack (Zachariah) Michael Smith, (30), died in his sleep from cancer.  Zack, formerly from Cook, resided in Santa Monica, California.  He is survived by his father, Michael Smith, formerly from Cook, currently residing in Santa Monica; mothe More...

Posted 10/16/2013 09:41 AM

Patrick L. Korpi

Patrick L. Korpi, 69, of Eveleth died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Essentia Health - Virginia.  He was born on June 8, 1944 in Eveleth to John and Mary (Green) Korpi and was a life-long Eveleth resident. More...

Posted 10/15/2013 03:47 PM

Theresa “Terry” Josephine Forconi

Theresa “Terry” Josephine Forconi, 95, of Cloquet, formerly of Virginia, died Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Virginia Care Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. More...

Posted 10/10/2013 11:22 AM

John F. Simek

John F. Simek, 84 of Kelsey passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at St. Mary’s in Duluth.  A Memorial Service will be on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at the Kelsey Community Church at 1:00 p.m. with a visitation one hour prior.  Rev. More...

Posted 10/9/2013 10:46 AM

Kevin Rudolph

Kevin Rudolph, 45, of Virginia, died Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Fitzgerald Nursing Home. Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM at United Methodist Church in Virginia with visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 10/9/2013 10:26 AM

Marilyn Grierson

Marilyn Grierson, 85, of Eveleth MN died unexpectedly Monday September 30th 2013 at Essentia Health-Virginia.  She was born June 25th 1928 in Eveleth, MN to Joseph and Angeline (Zalar) Butalla.    More...

Posted 10/2/2013 11:27 AM



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