Obituaries

Gerald Tekautz

Gerald “Jerry” Allan Tekautz, 64, of Virginia, died on March 26, 2020, at Diamond Willow after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Jerry was born on Dec. 12, 1955, in Virginia. He was a graduate of Virginia High School, Mesabi College, the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Dan Marafiot

Dan Joseph Marafiot died on Friday, Sept. 11, after a lengthy illness. Dan was born on July 25, 1944, in the Biwabik Hospital to Joseph and Gertrude (Conaway) Marafiot. He graduated from Biwabik High School and, as part of a graduation gift, took … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Richard Roach

Richard Vernon Roach, 83, of Mountain Iron, MN, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at The Waterview Pines in Virginia. Richard was born on Dec. 31, 1936, to Egbert and Clara (Goble) Roach in Eden Valley, MN, where he grew up. He started teac… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Florence Koski

Florence Ruth Koski, 93, of Britt, MN, died on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. She was born to Hilda and Nestor Kauppila in Mountain Iron, MN, on Feb. 21, 1927, where she grew up attending school and graduating with the class of 1945. She attended Dulu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Arthur Lehtonen

Arthur “Art” John Lehtonen, Sr. passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at his residence in Virginia. Art was born on March 1, 1939, in Virginia to Arthur and Ila Lehtonen. Art was a hard-working miner for 43 years at LTV Mining. He also worked fo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Elizabeth Burleigh

Elizabeth Esther “Bunny” Burleigh, 87, of Virginia, formerly of Eveleth and Eustis, FL. Absent from the body, present with the Lord – our mom passed into the arms of her Savior, Jesus, on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. Bunny was born on Nov. 24, 1932, in … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kenneth Pierson

Kenneth Allen Pierson, 71, of Kelly Lake, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Ken was the youngest of five children born to Vernon Pierson and Beulah Gain on July 31, 1949 in Park Rapids, MN. He grew up in Seattle, WA, and Meadowl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Martin Kaivola

Martin Kaivola 70, of Cascade Colorado passed away suddenly on July 30, 2020, at Penrose Hospital in Colorado. He went to be home with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Martin graduated from Virginia High School and went to serve our country in t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lynn Kopp

Lynn Lee Kopp, 70, of Hoyt Lakes, died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at this home surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Lynn was born on July 27, 1950, to Marvin and Verna (Hemmig) Kopp in Hartley, IA. He graduated… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

JoAnn Knutson

JoAnn Agnes Knutson, 63, of Cook, MN, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at home with loved ones by her side. JoAnn was born to Gordon and Lillian (Trygg) Anderson on Oct. 16, 1956, in Cook, MN. JoAnn attended school in Cook, graduating from … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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