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Obituaries 1-22-2020

Gary Sarafiny
CASPIAN — Gary F. Sarafiny, age 83, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 9-10:30 a.m. at Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Caspian with Rev. Gregory Veneklase to offer the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in Stambaugh Cemetery in the spring. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Gary F. Sarafiny online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Jonathan Parker
IRON RIVER — Jonathan Parker, age 38, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Visitation will be held on Jan. 21 at the Cornerstone Bible Church in Iron River. Funeral services followed with Jill Albanys officiating.    Condolences may be expressed to the family of Jonathan Parker online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Regina Myers
FRANKLIN, Wis. — Regina Helene Myers (nee Zalewski), age 92, passed away peacefully on Jan. 17, 2020, at Ascension Hospital in Franklin, surrounded by her loving family.  Visitation and eulogy will be Saturday, Jan. 25 at Nash Funeral Home from 9-10:30 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. Mass at Guardian Angels Church in Crystal Falls. An interment ceremony will take place in May at the Crystal Falls Cemetery.  Condolences to the family of Regina Myers may be expressed online at www.nashfuneralhome.net. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home and Cremation services with the arrangements.

Loren Olson
IRON RIVER — Loren R. Olson, age 70, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held on Feb. 1 from 1-3 p.m. at the Beechwood Hall.  Interment will be in Rosehill Cemetery.   Condolences may be expressed to the family of Loren R. Olson online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.    

Emelie Gagnea
GAASTRA — Emelie J. Gagnea, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation was held Jan. 18, at the First Presbyterian Church of Iron River.  Funeral services followed with Pastor Dawn Robbins officiating.  Interment will be in Stambaugh Cemetery in the spring.
    Condolences may be expressed to the family of Emelie J. Gagnea online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.    

William Schinderle
IRON RIVER — William R. Schinderle, age 58, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at his home. Private services were held. Condolences may be expressed to the family of William R. Schinderle online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Marlene Allen
KENTON — Marlene Kathryn Allen, age 84, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at her son’s home in Kenton with her family by her side.  Visitation was held on Jan. 17-18 and funeral service was held on Jan. 18 at Jacobson Funeral Home with Pastor David Weber officiating.  Burial will be in the Kenton Cemetery in the spring. Friends may sign Marlene’s guest book or send condolences at www.jacobsonfuneralhome.com.

Virginia Heikkila
IRON RIVER — Virginia “Ginny” A. Heikkila, age 69, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, atAspirus Wausau Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Bates Township Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Virginia “Ginny” A. Heikkila online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Marion Phillips
CRYSTAL FALLS — Marion L. Phillips, age 94, passed away from a brief illness on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility.  Private services will be held. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Marion L. Phillips online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

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