Miklos ‘Mike’ LaBay
IRON MOUNTAIN—Miklos “Mike” E. LaBay, 93, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home. The funeral service and full Military Honors will take place in the spring of 2014. The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements, www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
CASPIAN—Henry Benedict Zychowski, 88, went to be with the Lord at the Northstar Health System in Iron River on Jan. 7, 2014. The Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River is assisting the family, t www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
Patricia ‘Patty’ Waite
IRON RIVER—Patricia “Patty” J. Waite, 58, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
Stanley Davis Jr.
ISHPEMING—The Lord called Stanley E. Davis Jr. home on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, while residing at the Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming Twp. There will be a private memorial to celebrate Stan’s life this summer at the family camp. Stanley’s obituary may also be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Barba J. Haapala, 81, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, with her family by her side. Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Amasa. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls, in the spring. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
SAUKVILLE, Wis.—Ralph Turcotte, 74, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Horizon Hospice in Mequon, Wis., after years of battling complications from diabetes. www.eernissefuneralhome.com.
Lottie Mae Christensen
IRON RIVER—Lottie Mae Christensen, 88, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, surrounded by her family. Lottie was a dedicated life-long member of The First Presbyterian Church in Iron River. Visitation will be held there on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. - noon followed by her memorial service. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.
MANITOWOC, Wis.—Beatrice Thressa Turcotte, 106, formerly of Iron River, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Memorial services will be held in the spring with time and date to be announced. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
Margaret ‘Peggy’ Trepasso
NAPERVILLE, Ill.—Margaret “Peggy” Trepasso (nee Vanzo), 84, formerly of the Upper Peninsula and Ann Arbor, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Private memorial services and interment will be held. Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, Ill. For info. (630)355-0213, www.friedrichjones.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Joseph W. Tabaka, 83, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility. In accordance with Joe’s wishes private family services were held. www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls.