Vernard “Vern” LaRose
WHITE PINE--Vernard D. “Vern” LaRose, 76, currently residing at his daughter’s home in Gladstone, passed away Monday afternoon, Aug. 29, 2011, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a brief illness. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the LaRose family with arrangements. www.skradski-boycefuneralhomes.com.
IRON RIVER--Arlene J. Charbarneau, 75, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Northstar Health System. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River with the Rev. Roberta Willson to officiate. Interment will be in Stambaugh Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS-CHATHAM, Va.--John F. Bender, 59, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Angola, Africa. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS--Richard L. Pollitt, Sr., 81, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at Iron County Medical Care Facility. A memorial service is tentatively scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, Crystal Falls. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Buchanan. A full obituary will follow in next week’s edition. The Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, is serving the family, www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.