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Obituaries 10-14-2015

Elizabeth “Tena” Roberts
CRYSTAL FALLS—Elizabeth “Tena” A. Roberts, 91, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility, where she resided for the past several years. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.

James Waldo
CRYSTAL FALLS—James Walter Waldo, 63, known as “six footer” by friends in Crystal Falls, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Private family visitation and services will be held at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home.  Rev. Fr. Jose Maramattam will officiate.  Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home, Niagara www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

Ronald Maloney
IRON RIVER—Ronald J. Maloney, 83, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Private family services will be held. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.

Marvin Shaffer
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Marvin J. Shaffer, 79, passed away Friday, Sept. 25. A memorial service will be held at Temple Shalom at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, www.templeshalomky.org.

Thomas Bean
CRYSTAL FALLS—Thomas C. Bean, 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls.  The visitation was held Oct. 10, at the Faith Fellowship Church of Crystal Falls. A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday at the church.  Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls with the funeral arrangements, www.nashfuneralhome.net.

Walter Svendsen
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.—Walter W. Svendsen, 90, passed away Oct. 3, 2015.  Memorial service was held on Thursday, Oct. 8.

Martha Urpila
IRON RIVER—Martha H. Urpila, 93, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls.   Private family services were held in Kenton. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls with the arrangements, www.nashfuneralhome.net.

Karen Bond
IRON RIVER— Karen “Mama Bear” Bond, 67, of Iron River, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, with her family at her side. Visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, from 9-11:45 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at noon. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River, www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.