Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death. Once submitted, we will contact you for payment information. Obituaries are run on the next possible date once payment is received, unless otherwise specified. Questions call 218-741-5544 or 218-471-1340.

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Beatrice “Bea” Siegel, 89, of Eveleth passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Virginia Care Center.

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Ruth McMaster, 86, of Waite Park, MN passed away peacefully on the morning of January 24th, surrounded by family.

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Alice Ida Satterfield, age 92 of Hot Lakes died Friday, January 24, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospice. She was born May 12, 1927 in Wheaton, MN the daughter of Victor and Beda (Bonstrom) Hoaglund. Alice was married to Gilbert Burow in Pipestone, and was a longtime Minneapolis area resident; later s…

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Alice Lorraine Taylor, age 85 of Tower died, Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Essentia Health Virginia Care Center. She was born January 31, 1934 in Van Etten, New York, the daughter of Henry and Karin (Roikka) Tuomi, and the family moved to rural Tower when Alice was a child. She was a graduat…

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Barbara J. Lehman, 80, Hibbing, MN, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 in the Guardian Angels Health Care Center, Hibbing. She was born Nov. 13, 1939 in Cook, MN, to Everett and Erna Eddy. Barbara married Earl Lehman in Bear River, MN on Feb. 25, 1956 and they then made their home in Hibbing where s…

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Adeline Dean died January 22, 2020 at The Estates at St.Louis Park in St Louis Minnesota. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Julie (Wayne) Simoes of Yonkers, NY, and Vicky (Todd) Merten of Mt. Iron, MN. Her brother, Donald and his wife Wanda Pratt of Tower, MN and Her sister Jane (Wayne) Li…

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Richard Lewis Klein, 88, of Sheboygan Falls and formerly of Virginia, MN, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Pine Haven Christian Home- Giddings Avenue.

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Timothy Rosell Jacobsen, PhD, age 69 of Millville, NJ passed away after a heroic battle with multiple myeloma on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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LeRoy Odean Salo 89, of Gilbert, died Saturday, January 18,2020, at Waterview Pines with his lovely wife of 70 years at his side.

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Terese Jean (Zollar) Moraski, 84, of Hoyt Lakes, Minn., was born on October 25, 1935 in Soudan, Minn., and passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, January 20, in Forest Lake, Minn. As she often said, “I lived a wonderful life.” Terese died gracefully following a ca…

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Carol Ann Kronfuss passed away on January 8, 2020 in her as of late, hometown of Aurora, Minnesota.

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Laverne “Lovie” Spolar, age 93 of Virginia, died Friday, Jan.17, 2020 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia. She was born November 19, 1926 in Biwabik, the daughter of John and Lydia (Soderholm) Johnson, and lived there until 11th grade. During WWII, she worked for the Navy as a clerk typist in Wash…

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David James Brandt (D.J.), 44 years old, of Mountain Iron, MN, passed away unexpectantly at his residence on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

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Arnold William Suihkonen, age 87 of Kinross, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in the Cook Care Center. He was born December 28, 1932 in Virginia, the son of John Iver and Olga Marie (Johnson) Suihkonen, was a 1950 graduate of Mt. Iron High School and a graduate of the Gale Institute in Minneap…

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Bonnie M. Phinney, 77, of Eveleth, passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

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Lorna J. (Colombo) Mattila, 88, of Eveleth died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at The Waterview Pines in Virginia. She was born on February 14, 1931 in Sparta Location, Eveleth to Ludvig and Marie (Korpela) Gulbranson. She graduated from Gilbert High School in 1948. Following graduation, Lorna w…

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Mary age 70 lost her battle with lung cancer on January 10, 2020 at her home in Hibbing, Minnesota with her children by her side. She was born April 25, 1949 in Chisholm, Minnesota to Kaino and Violet (Goette) Maki. She was raised in Buhl and graduated from Buhl High School in 1968. On May 3…

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David Lawrence Stickney, 81, passed away Saturday morning 11 January 2020 at his home in Embarrass surrounded by his family.

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Jean A. Holappa, 100, formally of Tower, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Blackduck, Minnesota.

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Joleen A. Constantine, 97, of Eveleth died Sunday, January 12, 2020 at The Waterview Woods in Eveleth surrounded by family. She was born on May 28, 1922 in Eveleth to George A. and Ann M. (Olson) Moe in Eveleth.

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Mrs. Pauline D. “Dennie” Holmbeck of Grand Rapids, Minnesota died in a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska on December 31, 2019, after very lengthy battles with cancer and a missed diagnosis of Type 2 Bipolar Disorder.

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Teresa DeBreto, 60, of Isle, passed away unexpectedly with her husband, Paul DeBreto due to a car accident on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was born January 15, 1959 in Bovey to John and Mary (Glover) Ploof. Teresa was united in marriage to Paul DeBreto on June 19, 1982 in Britt. Teresa’s pa…

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Bob passed away unexpectedly from respiratory failure at Dell Webb Hospital on Monday, January 6th. He had a life well lived, always ready to have fun and make others laugh. He was born in Virginia, MN to Dominick and Dorothy Sereno. He quickly grew from raising havoc throughout the neighbor…

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Peter Eldred Christy Sr. of Chisholm, MN passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the age of 78, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN. Peter was born on September 28, 1941 in Wakefield, Michigan to Earl and Victoria Christy. He joined the Army at the age of 17, wen…

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Paul Debreto, 64, of Isle, passed away unexpectedly with his wife, Teresa DeBreto, due to a car accident on January 7, 2020. He was born August 2, 1955 in Virginia, Minnesota to Lawrence and Phyllis (Krueger) DeBreto. Paul was united in marriage to Teresa Ploof on June 19, 1982 in Britt. Pau…

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William (Bill) Thomas Bailey III of Naples, Florida passed away suddenly on December 30, 2019. He was born on April 3, 1932, in Hibbing MN to William T. Bailey Jr. a Doctor and Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and Doris (Edwards) Bailey a school-teacher and graduate …

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Olga Feroni, 97, died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Waterview Pines facility in Virginia.

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Arlee David Olson, 89, of Cook, MN passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Cook hospital.

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Roger Wallace Johnson passed away Sat., Jan. 4th, at 93 years. Born in Chisholm, MN in 1926. Served in the US Army 1945-46; stationed in Sendai, Japan. Married Irene May Peterson on Sept. 3, 1949. Graduated U of MN Institute of Technology. Worked for Electromotive, LaGrange, IL; transferred …

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James Sarkela, 71, of Iron, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the U of M Heart Hospital from complications of heart bypass surgery.

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Emma M. Ronkainen, 96, of Virginia passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Virginia Care Center.

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Olga Feroni, 97, formerly of Ely, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at St. Michael’s Health and rehabilitation Center in Virginia.

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Phyllis E. Nesbitt, 83, of Black River Falls passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Meadowbrook. She was born on September 28, 1936 to Philip and Lillian (Ojakangas) Erickson in Biwabik, Minnesota.

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William D. Maki, 75, of Ely, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer and other health complications resulting from it.

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Linda Mary Blauert, 76, passed away in peace holding her son John’s hand with Cammie, James, Liz and Sasha, her poodle, by her side on January 5, 2020, in Elk River, Minnesota.

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Suzanne (Sue) Winter Horoshak, 64, of Eveleth died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at home with her husband by her side. She was born on August 23, 1955 in Bemidji, Minnesota to Edmund and Helen (Coyle) Winter. Her mother, Helen died when she was only two and Erma Seitz became her guardian and la…

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Memorial Service for James T. Wengler, 78, of Ely Lake, Eveleth, will be 10:30am Friday, January 10, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Virginia with Pastor Brad Felix officiating. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at a later date. Arrangements by…

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Verner Lavern Keskitalo, 94, of Embarrass, died Friday, January 3, 2020 at Essentia Health in Virginia, Minnesota.

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William "Bill" Maki, 75, of Ely, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.

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Linda Blauert, 76, formerly of Babbitt, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Guardian Angels Care Center in Elk River.

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Kenneth A. Raukar age 79 of Hibbing, formerly of Kelly Lake, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 in his home.

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Duane Richard Krueth, 74, of Lakeland, was born August 28, 1945 in Bemidji, Minnesota to Fredrick and Adella (Mueller) Krueth. He married Joey Johnson on November 26, 1966 in Duluth. They moved to the Iron Range in 1969 where Duane worked for LTV Steel Mining Company.

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Elliott R. Christensen, 90, of Hoyt Lakes, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Essentia Health – Northern Pines in Aurora, Minnesota.

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Dolores “Dodo” Eileen Samarzja, 89, of Buhl, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at Heritage Manor in Chisholm.

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John A. Elias, 73, of Mountain Iron passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at Grand Itasca Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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Gary Nicholas Plesha, 69, of Gilbert, MN passed away on January 1, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Kathleen Mary Majerle Campbell was born on May 30, 1943 to Mel and Rose (Nosan) Majerle in Gilbert, MN. Kathleen graduated from Gilbert High School and the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus.

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John J. Thelen, 60, of Virginia, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Waterview Pines in Virginia, following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s.

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Ann M. Bolinger passed away at home in Pine Island from complications of rheumatoid arthritis on December 14, 2019.