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Dorothy Goldquist
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Dorothy Lucille Goldquist, 93, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.Memorial services were held July 11 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, ceasefuneralhome.com.

Don Ruck
IRON RIVER—Don Ruck died peacefully in his home on Smoky Lake in the early morning hours of July 7, surrounded by his wife, Marilyn Bow Ruck, and his five children.  Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.

Catherine Stacy
ELMHURST, Ill.—Catherine F. Stacy, died on May 25, 2013, at her home.  She was the daughter of the late Edmund J. and Doris Stacy. She was a native of Crystal Falls.     The Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls is assisting the family with local arrangements.

Walter “Sunny” Sundquist
CRYSTAL FALLS—Walter Edgar “Sunny” Sundquist, 87, businessman and philanthropist, of Farmington and Crystal Falls, died July 11, 2013. Visitation will be Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls. Graveside Services will be held Saturday, 12:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls. American Legion Post No. 87 and the East Side Veterans Council will accord military honors at graveside. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

William DeBruyn
IRON RIVER—William “Bill” Edward DeBruyn, 91, of Bates Township, beloved father, husband, brother, friend, teacher, passed peacefully early morning July 14, 2013, surrounded by loved ones. The family will have a private celebration of Mr. D’s life.  Funeral arrangements made by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.

George Polich
IRON RIVER—George Steve Polich, 96, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Northstar Health System, Iron River.The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, tJacobsFuneralHomes.com.

Darlene LaVacque
GAYLORD—Darlene A. LaVacque, 77, formerly of Caspian and Milan, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Otsego Memorial Hospital after being stricken at home.  In keeping with her wishes, Darlene’s family will remember her privately. Arrangements are being handled by Gaylord Community Funeral Home,  www.gaylordfuneralhome.com.

Phillip “Guzzy” Passamoni
IRON RIVER—Phillip “Guzzy” L. Passamoni, 77, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013,  at his home with his family by his side. Visitation will be held Friday, July 19, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Iron River. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church. Interment will be in Bates Township Cemetery. The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites at the graveside. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com

Dale Everson
IRON RIVER—Graveside services for Dale Everson, who passed away April 2, 2013, will be held Friday, July 19, at 2 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery.  The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites at the graveside. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

George Wickstrom
IRON RIVER—Graveside services for George A. Wickstrom, who passed away Jan. 21, will be held Saturday, July 20, at noon at Stambaugh Cemetery, with Rev Bonny Kinnunen to officiate. The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites at the graveside. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

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