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Diane Bunney Haburn

Diane Bunney Haburn, 71, of Babbitt, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday April 1, 2017. She was born March 16, 1946 in Ely, MN to William and Doris (Bunney) Hasselblad. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 01:14 PM

Gertrude “Gertie” Vesel

Gertrude “Gertie” Vesel, 88 of Ely, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Duluth. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 3/30/2017 01:27 PM

Charlene Elaine Fredrickson

Charlene Elaine Fredrickson, 83, died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at St. Raphael’s Health and Rehab in Eveleth. Charlene was born December 31, 1933 in the Village of Franklin, MN to Elmer and Elvi (Lahti) Mattila. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 02:54 PM

Shirley M. Christensen

Shirley M. Christensen, 91, of Virginia, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Essentia Health Virginia Care Center. She was born on October 2, 1925 in International Falls, MN to Russell and Isabelle Harmon. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 02:41 PM

Curtis Ray King

Curtis Ray King, 73, of Palo, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN.  He was born March 2, 1944 in Chester, MN to Ray and Margaret (Williams) King.  Following his schooling, he enlisted with the U.S. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 01:21 PM

Jane Eileen Purkat

Jane Eileen Purkat, 90, of McKinley died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at St. Raphael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 01:02 PM

Veryle Florence Dombrowski

Funeral Mass for Veryle Florence Dombrowski, 93, of Aurora, will be 10am Monday, March 27, 2017 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Aurora with Fr. More...

Posted 3/23/2017 12:18 PM

Vernon Henry Jacob Tiedeman

Vernon Henry Jacob Tiedeman, 79, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing.  He was born August 9, 1937, in Sioux County, IA, to August B. and Anna W. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 01:32 PM

Axel James Holmes Sr.

Axel James Holmes Sr., 93, of Nett Lake, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Nett Lake. Axel was born on March 19, 1923 the son of Rachel (Chase) Baker Holmes and Henry Holmes, of the St. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 01:08 PM

Rose C. Pratt

Rose C. Pratt, 81, of Hoyt Lakes, died Monday, March 20, 2017 at Northland Village in Hoyt Lakes, MN. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 02:09 PM

Donna Brisbois

Donna Brisbois, 74, of Tower, formerly of St. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 01:25 PM

Elizabeth “Beth” Jean (Briski) Pierce

Elizabeth “Beth” Jean (Briski) Pierce, 37, of Iron, MN, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth.  Beth was born on March 22, 1979.  More...

Posted 3/15/2017 03:43 PM

Hazel Margaret (Kippola) Lakanen

Hazel Margaret (Kippola) Lakanen, 96, of Pike Township, MN, died peacefully Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Northern Pines Nursing Home in Aurora.  Hazel was born on February 15, 1921 in Virginia, MN to Andrew and Lydia (Johnson) Kippola.  Sh More...

Posted 3/15/2017 02:08 PM

Doris Ann Kochaver

Doris Ann Kochaver, 85, of Mt. Iron/ South Grove, MN, died Monday, March 13, 2017 in St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center. More...

Posted 3/15/2017 01:40 PM

Roger L. Woods

Roger L. Woods, 79, of Britt and Virginia, MN, passed away at the Cook Care Center on Saturday, March 11, 2017. He was born on August 11, 1937, in Virginia, to Manley and Jessie (Westby) Woods. More...

Posted 3/15/2017 01:09 PM

Robert Charles Rewertz

Robert Charles Rewertz, 85, longtime resident of Kinney, MN, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at home.  He was born February 29, 1932, in Thief River Falls, MN, to Evert and Anna (Schmidt) Rewertz. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 03:17 PM

Raymond Obert Coan

Raymond Obert Coan, 80, of Embarrass, MN, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born April 28, 1936 in Pennington County, MN the son of John and Clara (Bye) Coan. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 03:02 PM

Charity Elaine Fischer

Charity Elaine Fischer, 69, of Embarrass,MN, passed away at her home on March 3, 2017. Charity was born June 29, 1947 in Grand Rapids to Clifford and Evelyn (Parks) Tinquist. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 02:55 PM

Barry Ray Johnson

Barry Ray Johnson, 63, of Aurora, MN, died Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Essentia Health-Northern Pines in Aurora. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 02:27 PM

Arvo Nestor Vuori

Arvo Nestor Vuori, 87 years old, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at St. Raphael's Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Range Funeral Home in Hibbing at 11:00 a.m. More...

Posted 3/2/2017 01:43 PM

Hannah Joy Filipovich

Hannah Joy Filipovich, 7, of Eveleth, died in the arms of her family on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at her home. Hannah was born on August 7, 2009 to Thomas and Danyel (Warwas) Filipovich in Duluth. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 02:32 PM

Ronald Wayne Koski

Ronald Wayne Koski, 82, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. He was born to Waino and Esther Koski on April 13, 1934 in Idington, MN. He grew up in Cook, MN where he graduated from Cook High School in 1952. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 02:13 PM

Robert Roy Messner

A gathering of friends and family for Robert Roy Messner, 92, of Hoyt Lakes will be from 1-3 pm Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.  Military honors will be accorded by the Aurora-Hoyt Lakes Color Gua More...

Posted 2/23/2017 01:22 PM

James Arnold Harjamaki

James Arnold Harjamaki, 78, of Virginia, MN, died Sunday, February 19, 2017, in his home surrounded by family. He was born September 23, 1938 in Pike Township, the son of Arnold and Pearl (Lampi) Harjamaki. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 02:48 PM

Gordon ‘Gordy’ Lee Raati

Gordon ‘Gordy’ Lee Raati, 56, of Orr, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Cook Hospital. He was born on October 3, 1960 in Chisholm, the son of Leonard R. and Louise (Gordon) Raati. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 02:28 PM

Yvonne “Grunch” Faye King

Yvonne “Grunch” Faye King, 62, of Eveleth, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at her residence. Yvonne was born August 15, 1954 in Cloquet, MN to Donald and Mabel (Villebrun) King. She grew up in Eveleth, MN, graduating from Eveleth High School in 1972. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 01:06 PM

Verena “Vernie” L. Brusacoram

Verena “Vernie” L. Brusacoram, 90, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at home in Chisholm surrounded by family.  She was born June 15, 1926, in St. Cloud, MN, to Edward F. and Rose K. (Lemm) Loehrer.  She attended St. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 03:02 PM

Daniel T. McDonald

Daniel T. McDonald, 56, of Mountain Iron, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was born April 13, 1960 in Virginia, the son of Raymond and Mildred (Akey) McDonald.  He was a graduate of Mt. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 01:43 PM

Donald A. Menton

Donald A. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 02:27 PM

Bertha Edith Niemi

Bertha Edith Niemi, 92, of Virginia passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Essentia Health Virginia.  Bertha was born on December 19, 1924 to Axel and Minnie Lamppa in Embarrass, where she grew up and lived there most of her life.  On April More...

Posted 3/29/2017 01:14 PM

Irving R. Stoddard

Funeral arrangements for Irving R. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 12:50 PM

Abigail Rose Kangas-Hoche

Abigail Rose Kangas-Hoche was born and passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Essentia Health in Virginia.  Abigail is survived by her parents, Logan Hoche and Bekka Kangas; grandparents; aunts and uncles.  A private family service will b More...

Posted 3/22/2017 03:20 PM

Lorene Ruuska

Lorene Ruuska, 76, formerly of Angora, passed away at the Virginia Convalescent Center on Thursday, March 16, 2017. She was born on July 23, 1940 in St. Cloud, to Lawrence and Irene (Michaelson) LaSota. She graduated as valedictorian of her St. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 01:22 PM

Richard “Rich” A. Mlaker

Richard “Rich” A. Mlaker, 67, of Columbia Heights, formerly of Kitzville, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at The Estates of Fridley Care Center. He was born on August 16, 1949, in Hibbing to Frank Sr. and Margaret (Turnsk) Mlaker. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 12:44 PM

Dr. Raymond M. “Doc” Martinson

Dr. Raymond M. “Doc” Martinson, 91, lifelong resident of Eveleth, died Monday, March 20, 2017 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia, MN.  Doc was born in Eveleth to Eric and Minnie Martinson on April 25, 1925. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 01:56 PM

Deborah Jane Mancina

Deborah Jane Mancina, 61, of Makinen died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN. She was born January 4, 1956 in Virginia, MN to John and Loretta (Leppanen) Briski. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 12:57 PM

Gary Lee Nylund

Gary Lee Nylund, 70, of Whitehall, MT (and Cook, MN), completed his earthly chores on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Ft. Harrison, MT, and is resting in his loving Savior’s arms. More...

Posted 3/15/2017 01:57 PM

Lawton David Mueller, Jr. Ratzlaff

Lawton David Mueller, Jr. Ratzlaff, 59, of Virginia, MN died Monday, March 13, 2017 at Essentia Health-Virginia. He was born on May 14, 1957 to Lawton David, Sr. More...

Posted 3/15/2017 01:30 PM

Donald Ray (Jose’) Milks

Donald Ray (Jose’) Milks, 67, of Virginia, MN, died Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Essentia St. More...

Posted 3/15/2017 12:55 PM

Matt Niemi, Jr.

Matt Niemi, Jr., 63 of Virginia, died Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at Range Fairview in Hibbing. A funeral service will be held Monday, March 13, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Virginia at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. More...

Posted 3/9/2017 04:21 PM

James “Jim” John Glatch

James “Jim” John Glatch, 61, of Gilbert, MN, died Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth.  Jim was born on December 22, 1955 to Donald and Faye (Kostal) Glatch.  He grew up and attended school in Gilbert, graduating fro More...

Posted 3/8/2017 03:09 PM

Margaret “Mark” L. Feldt

Margaret “Mark” L. Feldt, 91, of Hoyt Lakes, MN, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Fairview Mesabi Hospital in Hibbing, MN. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 02:38 PM

Mary Ann (Sundin) Lahde

Mary Ann (Sundin) Lahde, 90, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2017 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN.  She was born on May 11, 1926 in Duluth.  Survivors include her Son: Duane (Laura) Lahde of Mt. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 02:16 PM

William “Bill” Siegel

William “Bill” Siegel, 95, of Eveleth passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. More...

Posted 3/2/2017 01:23 PM

Terry Lee Benoit

Terry Lee Benoit, 65, of Virginia, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Feb. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 03:15 PM

Darin Lee Anderson

Darin Lee Anderson, 56, lifelong resident of Virginia, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Essentia-Virginia Care Center. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 01:52 PM

John L. Arbuckle

John L. Arbuckle, 55, of Virginia and formerly of Minneapolis, died Jan. 5, 2017, at Essentia Health in Virginia. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 02:24 PM

Nicholas Emmett Riley

Memorial mass for Nicholas Emmett Riley, 97, of Biwabik will be 11:30 am Friday, March 3, 2017 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Biwabik with Fr. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 01:20 PM

JacQuelyne “Jackie” Lee Carlson

JacQuelyne “Jackie” Lee Carlson, 83, passed away at her home on Lake Vermilion- Tower, MN, surrounded by family on February 19, 2017. She had an amazing wit, contagious laugh, energetic spirit, and an unconditional love for her family. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 02:39 PM

Verna Minnie Kopp

Verna Minnie Kopp, 87, of Hoyt Lakes, MN, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Essentia Health – Northern Pines in Aurora, MN. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 02:13 PM

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