IRON RIVER--Nancy J. Gollakner, 78, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at Northstar Health System. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS--Bernice Kaven, 102, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls. A private memorial service will be held in the spring. The Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls is serving the family, www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
ALVIN, Wis.--Herman C. Puckett, 86, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at Lillian Kerr Healthcare Center, Phelps, Wis. Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 29, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The West Side Veteran will accord Military Rites at the service. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Alvin. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River, MI, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS--Richard E. Schaal, 65, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at his home. The visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 29, from noon to 1 p.m. at Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls. The memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls. The Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls is serving the family, www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
Chester D. “Chet” Benson
IRON RIVER--Chester D. “Chet” Benson, 78, of Iron River went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at the Northstar Health System in Iron River. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the U.P. River Church in Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Bates Township Cemetery in the spring. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls with the funeral arrangements, www.nashfuneralhome.net.