Richard “Dick” Tegge
IRON RIVER—Lt. Col. (Ret. USAF) Richard “Dick” Tegge, 78, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his home with his children by his side. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
IRON RIVER—Carol Mae Pond, Gibbs City, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 5 at the Clear Creek Manor in Denver, Colo. In keeping with Carol’s wishes, she will be joining George on the Paint come summer. A memorial service will be held in June on the family homestead in Atkinson. A date has not been set at this time.
Henry Kurtz, Jr.
LARNED, Kans.—Henry Andrew Kurtz, Jr., 87, died March 6, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Dodge City, Kans.Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home, www.bryantfh.net.
KENTON—Verna I. Pentilla, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Northstar Health System, Iron River. Services will be held in the spring at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Trout Creek with time and date to be announced.Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
SHAWANO, Wis.—Terry Lee Trattles, 58, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, in Neenah. Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano www.swedbergfuneralhome.com.
William “Boo Boo” Contardi
IRON RIVER—William “Boo Boo” L. Contardi, 56, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, at his home. Private family services will be held. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
Rev. Nancy Sparks
WHITE PINE—Rev. Nancy Gail Sparks, 79, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming, after 27 courageous years battling Parkinson ’s disease. The Jacobson Funeral Home of L’Anse is assisting the family, www.jacobsonfuneralhome.com.