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Obituaries 7-29-2020

Gunnery Sgt. David Takala (Ret.)
LANSDALE, Pa. —David John Takala, 57, passed away on Oct. 8, 2019, at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., as a result of complications due to a previous diagnosis of brain cancer. His two daughters and sister were at his side in his time of passing. A graveside memorial service is planned at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery on Friday, July 31 at 11 a.m. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life ceremony at the cemetery. Fr. Dan Malone will officiate with graveside prayers, and veterans from the East Side VFW will perform pass and review. The cemetery service will conclude with visitation and lunch at the Lions’ Den, Runkle Lake Park in Crystal Falls. A memorial mass at Guardian Angels Catholic Church will be held at a later date. Condolences to the family of David J. Takala may be expressed online at www.nashfuneralhome.net. The family has entrusted to Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls with the arrangements.

Helen Tollefson
CRYSTAL FALLS — Helen Kay (Pakka) Tollefson, 85, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Iron County Medical Care Facility with her loving husband of 64 years by her side. A memorial service will be scheduled for later in November and the dates will be announced by the Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls. Condolences to the family of Helen K. Tollefson may be expressed online at www.nashfuneralhome.com. The family has entrusted to Nash Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Crystal Falls with arrangements.

Daniel Ryan
TIPLER, Wis. — Daniel J. Ryan, age 78, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Interment will be in Martin Cemetery in Tipler. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Daniel J. Ryan online at www.jacobsfuneralhomeir.com. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.    

Henny Gude
KINGSFORD — Henny C. Gude, 97, passed away on May 15, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford. A gathering to celebrate the life of Henny Gude will take place on Saturday, Aug. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at Reino Post 21 in Iron River (Stambaugh). It is hosted by her children Paul, Joanne and­­ Christine.

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