Obituaries 3-14-2018

James Anderson
IRON RIVER —  James R. “Jim” Anderson, 86, Crystal Falls, went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus, on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Aspirus Iron River Hospital. The visitation will be held on Saturday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at the United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls.  The funeral service will follow at noon at the church. Rev. Micheal Laakko will officiate.  Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Crystal Falls.  Jim’s grandsons H Patel, Kris Kauppi, Jake Sikora, Daniel Grover, Chris Anderson and Benn Mattson will serve as pallbearers.    Condolences may be expressed to the family of James R. “Jim” Anderson online at www.nashfuneralhome.net. The family has entrusted the Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls with the arrangements.

Judith Mariani
MARQUETTE —  Judith “Judy” J. Mariani, age 93, of Iron River, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the U.P. Health System. Visitation was held on Saturday, March 10, at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services followed at the St. Agnes Catholic Church of Iron River with Rev. Gregory Veneklase offering the Mass of Christian Burial. The Ladies of the Rosary Sodality and the Italian Ladies Society formed an honor guard at the service. Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery of Iron River, in the spring.  Condolences may be expressed to the family of Judith “Judy” J. Mariani online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Susanna Duff
OROFINO, Idaho —  Susanna Mary Pakkala Duff died from complications of an aortic aneurysm on March 5, 2018, at the family home, surrounded by her daughters. She was born on July 25, 1935 near Amasa, the first of four children of Hilma (Hautala) and Jack O. Pakkala.
David Ross
ARBOR VITAE, Wis. —  David P. Ross, age 58, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the St. Agnes Catholic Church of Iron River, with Rev. Gregory Veneklase to offer the Mass of Christian Burial. Condolences may be expressed to the family of David P. Ross online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com.  Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

Dean Arcand
SCOTT, Wis. —  Dean “Dino” L. Arcand, 52, died on March 8, 2018, following a long battle with ALS. Visitation took place at Malcore (East) Funeral Home & Crematory, 701 N. Baird St., Green Bay, Tuesday, March 13. Visitation continues Wednesday, March 14, at St. Joseph Church Champion, 5996 County Road K, New Franken, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on March 14 at the church, with Rev. Carlo Villaluz officiating. “Dean was our rock and our hero, and we wish him the best in his new pain-free life. We will always love you and miss you so much.”

Domenic Cocco
POWERS —  Domenic John Cocco, 97, of Carney passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility. Family received friends at St. Bruno Catholic Church in Nadeau on Saturday, March 10. The Mass of Christian Burial followed with Father Jacek Wtyklo officiating. Burial will be in Nadeau Township Cemetery. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at wwwandersondiehm.com.

Elva Puckett
ALVIN, Wis. —  Elva E. Puckett, age 85, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 17, from 9-10:45 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Della Rosenow to officiate. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Alvin in the spring. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Elva E. Puckett online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.

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