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Obituaries 11-6-2019

Yusef Cook-Adams
CASPIAN — Yusef Cook-Adams, the infant son of Russell Cook, Jr. and Erica (Adams) Thoune, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 8 from noon to 12:45 p.m. at Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.  Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at Jacobs Funeral Home with Rev. James Swanson II to officiate.  Condolences may be expressed to the family of Yusef Cook-Adams online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.    

Joyce Bendick
CRYSTAL FALLS — Joyce D. Bendick, age 74, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at UP Health System, Marquette. Private family services will be held.  In the spring, the family plans to have a gathering to celebrate the lives of both Joyce and Beanno Bendick. You may leave a condolence or tribute for Joyce’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Crystal Falls, to honor Joyce’s legacy of life.

Blanche Novak
IRON RIVER — Blanche L. Novak, age 93, of Victorian Heights in Crystal Falls, formerly of Camp Lake in Stambaugh Township, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation was held on Friday, Nov. 1, at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.  Funeral service was held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Caspian with Rev. Gregory Veneklase offering the Mass of Christian Burial.  The Ladies of St. Ann’s Society formed an honor guard at the service. Interment will be in Stambaugh Cemetery, Iron River, at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Blanche L. Novak online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Sally Blyze
IRON RIVER — Sally A. Blyze, age 86, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at her home. Visitation will be held Wed., Nov. 6, from 9:30-11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Iron River, the American Legion Reino Post No. 21 Ladies Auxiliary will form a Poppy Honor Guard at the visitation.  Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dawn Robbins officiating. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Sally A. Blyze online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Walter Tuchowski
CRYSTAL FALLS —Walter E. Tuchowski, age 90, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at his home. In accordance with Walter’s wishes, a graveside service will be held at a later date in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls. You may leave a condolence or tribute for Walter’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com. The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Crystal Falls, to honor Walter’s legacy of life.

Albert Rhino
WOODSTOCK, Ill. — Albert “Al” F. Rhino, 91, died Sept. 26, 2019, at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington, Ill. A memorial service will be held, Monday, Nov. 11, at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls. The service begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch to follow.

Ruby Scalcucci
IRON RIVER — Ruby T. Scalcucci, age 99, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 11, from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.  Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church with Rev. Gregory Veneklase to offer the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Ruby T. Scalcucci online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Gene Bacsa
IRON MOUNTAIN — Gene “Cook” John Bacsa Jr.  passed away on Nov. 1, 2019, at the VA CLC in Iron Mountain, surrounded by his family.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Harold Gill
CRYSTAL FALLS — Harold N. Gill passed away on Nov. 3, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.

Rickey McKarge
CRYSTAL FALLS — Rickey McKarge  passed away on Nov. 4, 2019, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home of Crystal Falls.    

 

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