Obituaries

Nancy L. Juola

Nancy L. Juola, 82, of Eveleth, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Mt. Iron, surrounded by her family.  She was born on October 16, 1936 in Biwabik to Kenneth and Mary (Kerkes) Tonkin.  Nancy and her husband, Richard enjoyed family trips taken when the children were growing up, time spent at the family cabin and […]

Gerhard Henry Kok

Gerhard Henry Kok, 95, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 and is at rest with God and family. Gery was born in Plaza, North Dakota to Henry and Helen (Laumeyer) Kok on November 26, 1923. His family moved to their farm in Long Prairie when he was a young boy. He served on the Aircraft Carrier, Vella Gulf CVEIII, during […]

Dorothy R. Ranta

Dorothy R. Ranta, 90, of Virginia, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at the Waterview Pines in Virginia. Dorothy was born April 1, 1929 in Cherry, to Leonard and Vera (Steckman) Hendrickson. She attended Eveleth Schools. On January 29, 1949, she was united in marriage to Bert Ranta. Dorothy started out as a homemaker, raising 4 daughters, before working for […]

Carl Richard Tuominen

Carl Richard Tuominen died Aug. 16, 2019 at New Journey Residence. Carl was born on Aug. 9, 1933 in Vermilion Lake Township to Lauri and Vienna (Myllysilta) Tuominen. He was baptized into the faith on December 22, 1933. Carl grew up in Embarrass and graduated from Embarrass High School in 1952. He was united in marriage to his childhood sweetheart […]

Gerald Andrew (Tootsie) Gangl Sr.

Gerald Andrew (Tootsie) Gangl Sr.,85, passed away on Monday Aug. 19th, 2019. Gerald was born on December 10th, 1933 in Buhl to Andrew and Gertrude (Kasper) Gangl. He grew up in Nashwauk. Even though he and his wife Shirlee moved to Hibbing later in life, he always considered Nashwauk his home.  As a young man he briefly went to work […]

Sharon L. Toivonen

Sharon L. Toivonen, 72, of Babbitt and formerly of Red Wing and Eau Claire, WI, died Saturday August 17, 2019, at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely.  She was born June 16, 1947, in Red Wing, the daughter of Earl and Luella Samsel.  Shari was united in marriage to George Toivonen on December 8, 1988, in Eau Claire. Shari […]

Marilyn K. Bray

Marilyn K. Bray, 66, of Chisholm, went home to be with our Lord on July 1st. Please join us for a celebration of life, visitation, and luncheon at the First Baptist Church of Chisholm on Saturday, August 17th at 11 a.m. Arrangements are with Range Fu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Phyllis M. Mattson

Phyllis M. Mattson, 81, of Iron died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at Waterview Pines in Virginia.  She was born on December 7, 1937 in Clinton Township to Walter Sr. and MaryAnn (Kostanko) Hill.  Phyllis attended schools in Forbes and Eveleth.  She was a … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Patrick J. Murphy

Patrick J. Murphy, 57, of Babbitt, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at his residence. Patrick John Murphy was born Feb. 4, 1962 in Ely to Earl and Nina (Sveine) Murphy. He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Babbitt in 1980. Following high … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jeanne Diane (Prebeck) Koch

Jeanne D. Koch, 71, of Aurora passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14th at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth with her children by her side, she will be forever missed. She was born April 9, 1948 in Grand Rapids to Steve and Mary Prebeck.  … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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