CRYSTAL FALLS--Alice J. Gustafson, 84, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the parish hall at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Caspian. A memorial mass will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls with the funeral arrangements, www.nashfuneralhome.net.
HAMMOND, Ind.--George C. Flood, 94, passed away peacefully May 3, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 8178 Cline Ave. (one-half mile south of U.S 30) Schererville, Ind., Interment will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, Ind. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Thursday, May 10, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. Please visit: www.chapellawnfunerals.com.
IRON RIVER--Memorial services will be held Friday, May 11, 2012, for Ruth M. Wales, who died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at her winter home in Spring Hill, Fla. Services will be at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Iron River. Graveside services will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, Iron River. Local funeral arrangements were by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Visitation for Richard R. Kopf, 69, of Alpha, who passed away Jan. 24, 2012, will be held Wednesday, May 16, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church. Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls is assisting the family.
Sandra “Sandy” Laukkonen
AMASA--Sandra “Sandy” Laukkonen, 62, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Northstar Health System in Iron River. Private family services are being held. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls with the arrangements, www.nashfuneralhomes.net.
MARQUETTE –James Walter Camerius, 72, entered eternal life Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2012, at the Norlite Nursing Center. Dr. Camerius was a retired professor of marketing at Northern Michigan University. Friends may call at the Redeemer Lutheran Church on Wednesday, May 9, beginning at 11 a.m. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Interment will be made in the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls, on Thursday, May 10, at 2 pm CST. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, www.swansonlundquistfuneralhome.com.
LINDEN--Charlotte Donna Mercer, 85, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. No services will be held. Mrs. Mercer was born April 5, 1927, in Homer, the daughter of Orla and Maude (Markle) Ellsworth. Online tributes may be posted to the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.