IRON RIVER—Joyce A. Gasperini, 72, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at Northstar Health System. Funeral services were held Jan. 19 at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Interment was in Green Acres Cemetery, Bloomington Calif. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Marguerite (Marge) Rosengren, 92, passed away, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, after a short stay at Iron County Medical Care Facility, Crystal Falls. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls. Graveside services will be announced in the spring. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Crystal Falls, www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
WARREN—James Nels Baker, 78, died Jan. 9, 2015. Memorial service was held Jan. 17 at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home in Warren, www.Temrowski.com.
Rev. Richard Orchard
CASPER, Wyo.—Rev. Richard E. Orchard, 95, formerly of Iron River, stepped from this life into the next as of Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Iron River Care Center. The funeral service will be held at the Assembly of God in Willmar, Minn., on Friday, Jan. 23, beginning with a viewing at 9:30 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. There will be a dinner with an “open mic” time of remembrance immediately following the service. Interment will be in Willmar, in April 2015. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.
COLDWATER—Bruce M. Lange, 62, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 14, 2015, after being diagnosed with bone cancer on Monday. He died on Wednesday at Bronson Hospital Kalamazoo. Whitley Memorial Funeral Home, Kalamazoo handled cremation services. A memorial service will be held in Iron River at a later date.