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THE DAILY GLOBE, Ironvvood. Ml — Thursday. Sept. 3.1998 Page 2 Obituaries Clement Hall Clement Hall, age 83, of So. U.S. 51, Mercer, died Tuesday, S«pt. 1, 1998, at the Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. He was born February 20, 1915 in Glidden, Wia., son of the late Otto and Lena (Wolf) Hall. He at-., tended the Most Precious Blood Catholic School in Glidden from 1921 until 1929. During his youth, Clement was very active in basketball and baseball, graduating from the Glidden High School in 1933. From 1935 until 1942 he was employed by the Glidden Enterprise as linotype operator. From July 8, 1942 until Nov. of 1945 he served as a Tech. Sgt. in the U.S. Army. He served in the European Theatre attached to Third Army-General Patton. He took part in the Battle of Metz and also the Battle of the Rhine. During the battle of Saarbasin, Clement was wounded and was awarded the Purple Heart. He also received the Expert Infantry Badge and the Combat Infantry Badge. On September 15, 1943 he was married to the former Lorraine Sutherland in Glidden at the Most Precious Blood Catholic Church by the late Father Shank. Clement and Lorraine moved to Bismark, N.D., and Clement was employed by the Bismark Tribune for 34 years as a compositor; After retiring on April 30, 1980, they made their home in Mercer, Wis. In Bismark, N.D. he was a member of the Bismark Typographical Union 140, a member ofthe Men's Catholic Order of Foresters, and also an active member of the Corpus Christi Parish, serving on various committees. He was also very active in Boy Scouts with his sons. Locally, Clement was a member of the^St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, Mercer, the Mercer Knights of Columbus and former Deputy Grand Knight, a member of the Mercer American Legion 424, and the Northwoods Senior Citizens in Mercer. Roy C. Dobbe Roy C. Dobbe, 82, of W. Martha Lake Road, Mercer, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, in Woodruff. He was born Feb. 12, 1916, in Rosholt, Wis., son ofthe late Ole and Helena (Simonis) Dobbe. He attended the Brown School and was employed locally in Mercer by the Keith Jesse Lumber Mill and also as a road foreman for the Town of Mercer, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Mercer, a member of the Senior Citizens Club in Mercer, and the Mercer American Legion Post 424. Roy enjoyed gardening, hunting and reading. From 1941 until October, 1945, he served in the U.S. Army in North Africa and also during the Normandy invasion. Roy received the Bronze Battle Star. On Oct. 13, 1945, he was married to the former Edith Mears. She survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Donald) Beebe, Chadds Ford, Penn., and Christine (John) Noble, Arbor Vitae, Wis.; grandchildren, Lauren : and Kyle Beebe; step-grandsons, Joshua and Nathan Noble. Also surviving is a brother, An- The Ticker Edward D. Jone* and Co. David Riegler — 932-3090 Atiwt L*h« 38 MithFC 3V, ' Amoco 467/16 McDonald'* 58V ATiT 61V. Nation*] City CorpfiO'/ AmfritAch 4.'ifi/18 North, St. Pwr 26 :t A Champion Int 31'/j Pentair 29'/- Chryiler 49'A p r|M j CI , :) ('iLicnrp DAN D<-t F:di»on... Dow Ch^m ... DuF'ont Fxxon On. K\fc tj«'ll. Mntors. f ( ;'l!«l t « 1 Hnrr»hj Ent Inland Steel. Intel IIJM ..104 L'lfi 16V4 79 7 /. 66 64',. .,78 1.V16 57V. .,..41 S/16 16 IS 1 .* . .76 11/16 .119 13/16 CLEMENTHALL Clement was an avid outdoors- man, enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine, two sons, Steve (Helen) Hail, Watertown, S.D., and U.S.M.C. Maj. Tim (Karen) Hall, New Bern, N.C.; two grandchildren, Teresa-and Michelle Hall,Watertown, S.D., a brother, Harry K. Hall, Ironwood, as well as numerous nieces arid, nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Frank, Earl and Leroy; sisters Bernice Thimm and Lenore Kehring. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m., at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, Mercer, the Rev. Michael Crisp celebrant. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until Mass Time at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in the Mercer Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Mercer American Legion Post 424. Pallbearers are: Ronald, James and Arden Clapero, Donald, Bill and Gerry Hall. dement wast a wonderful man, husband and father. Engstrom Funeral Home of Hurley ia in charge of arrangements. drew Dobbe and a sister, Emelia Johnson, both of Io!a, Wia.; a brother-in-law, Donald (Elna) Mears, Mercer, sisters-in-law, Ellen Mears, Marenisco; Elaine Mears, Mercer, and Dagney Dobbe, Wittenberg, Wis., numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and six sistera. Funeral services will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church, Mercer, on Friday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m., with Deacon James Radichel officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Friday. Burial will be in the Mercer Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Mercer American Legion. Pallbearers will be Gerald Olson, Harold Jaeger, Gary Mears, Lance Pobbe, Leo Sabec and Michael Gentile. Roy wa» a loving husband, father and grandfather and uncle. He mill be dearly missed. Engstrom Funeral Home of Hurley ia in charge of arrangements. Rockwell a'A Sf»r« 47 3J16 Ston« Cont 1OV. Super V«lu 20 11/16 Ttnneco 32Vi TJ Int 21 7/16 Union Carbide...40 1/16 tJnijya 203/16 Ph*rm.& L'pjhn.44 1/16 U.P. Enerc/ 27'/« USX 21 3/18 Wai Mirt 59^i Wii Energy Corp 29 Wii.Pub. 3<rv 33^ Xerox 93&/l« Sylvia Carpenedo BESSEMER — Sylvia K. Carpenedo, 83. of Bessemer Township, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 1, 1998, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility. Sylvia was bom July 3,1915, in Ironwood, the daughter of the late Otto and Christina (Svok) Messinen. She attended Ironwood schools and graduated from Luther L. Wright High School. She also attended Woodward Business School in Ironwood. On May 22, 1936, Sylvia wa* married to Leo A. Carpenedo. He survives. She is also survived by two sons, David (Nancy) Carpenedo, Bessemer, and Paul (Karen) Carpenedo, Erie, Pa.; a granddaughter, Maria, Erie, Pa.; three grandsons, Dan, Denver, Colo., Ron (Kristin), Ironwood, and Michael, Erie, Pa.; a great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn, Ironwood; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Sylvia was employed by the Se- lective Service Board in her earlier years. She was a member of the Sharon Lutheran Church ladies' circles and was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary for 28 years and was a past secretary ofthe auxiliary. She u>ill be sadly mined but remembered fondly for her great passion of gardening, baking, sewing and especially the love that the gave to her family. Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m. at the Frick-Z«linski Funeral Home in Bessemer, with the Rev. Michael Ashman officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the time ofthe service. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Bessemer. Pallbearers will be Dan, Ron, Chuck and Jim Carpenedo, Sam Benny Jr. and Charles Gotta Jr. The Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Reino Jarvi CALDERWOOD — Reino Jarvi, 80, passed away Tuesday at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 14, 1918, in Ishpeming, to the late Henry and Aina (Wehmas) Jarvi. He served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during WWII. He married Ann Keightley on July 7, 1949, in Detroit and worked for the Norfolk and Western Railroad, retiring in 1969. Mr. and Mrs Jarvi moved to Calderwood in 1977. Survivors include his wife, Ann, of Calderwood; a son, Gary (Linda), and a daughter, Eileen (James) Collins, both of Taylor; four grandchildren, Beth, Carol, Jennifer, and Michael; and three Richard M. Salmela NEGAUNEE — Richard M. Salmela, 66, 122 Main St., died Wednesday at the Bell Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. Mr. Salmela was born in Wakefield on April 23, 1932, to John and Ruth (Nyberg) Salmela. He grew up in Wakefield and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. After serving his country, he worked for the Pickands-Mather Mining Co., in Bessemer, and at the White Pine Copper Mine. He moved to the Marquette County area in 1966 and worked for CCI at the Mather B and Tilden Mines. He was a member of the Negaunee Elks Lodge, a life member of Bessemer VFW Post 3673 and a member of the Negaunee Social Cribbage League. He was an avid outdooraman who loved to trap, fish and hunt. He was a Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed bingo and lottery games. Surviving are two daughters: Diane (Patrick) Rice, and Janine (Alan) Johns, both of Ishpeming; four grandchildren, Adrienne Rice, Ishpeming, Aaron Rice, E. Lansing and Joelle and Katie Johns, Ishpeming; one great- granddaughter, Elizabeth, Ishpeming; his mother, Ruth Rautio- la, Wakefield; one brother, Rob-' ert (Judy) Salmela, Zion, 111., one sister, Carol Davidson, Wakefield, as well as several nieces and nephews. " He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, in 1966, his father, John Salmela, in 1953, and a brother, Paul Salmela, in 1964. There will be no visitation. Private services will be held at a later date at the Ishpeming Cemetery, The Koskey Funeral Home, Negaunee, is in charge of arrangements. Gogebic, Ontonagon working on jail fees ONTONAGON — The overflow of Gogebic County prisoners will continue to be housed at the Ontonagon County jail while a price for those prisoners will be negotiated. The Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners a month ago indicated it would charge $35 a day for housing inmates. Gogebic County had been charged $20. The commission said that was not enough. A letter to the county from Gogebic Sheriff Donald Pezzetti indicated the proposal was for a cooperative jail agreement which he said Would be of benefit to each county, when needed. He then proposed a $25 rate. The county board indicated it would charge Gogebic County $20 through Sept. 1 and then $20 a day until an agreement is reached. Once there is an agreement, the charge will be retroactive to Sept. 1. The board suggested perhaps Pezzetti could be charged a bulk rate. Ontonagon County Sheriff Gerald Kitzman said Gogebic County has paid $1,380 in July and will be billed $3,200 in August. "I'm sure we can reach a price agreeable to all," Slye added. In other action the Ontonagon board: —Approved an application for up , to $75,000 for a new wheelchair lift bus for the transit. —Agreed to permit the prosecuting attorney's legal secretary to become part of the union bargaining unit. —And tabled pending additional financial resources a request that a visual approach slope indicator be installed at the Ontonagon County Airport. St. Sebastian Parish Festival 50/50 RAFFLE Winner Is MaryK. Jendrusina Vote For Michael Saari Iron County Clerk ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th • Bachelor's Degree In Accounting-UW Superior • Lifelong Resident of Iron County • Current Iron County Aging Unit Treasurer • Marrled-2 Children • Former Iron County Board Member (Auitorlztd and paW for by Mlchod Saari, Rt*. I, ftox 398, Hurt«y. W! 545J4) great-grandchildren: Stephen, Lauren and Natalie; two brothers. Bill, of Paulding, and Toivo, of Calderwood, and a sister, Helen Kettunen, of Cleveland, Ohio. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Brown Funeral Home in Bruce Crossing, with the Rev. Karen Kastler officiating. Interment will be in Agate Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 6-9 p.m., and for an hour before the service on Friday. The Brown Funeral Home. Bruce Crossing, is in charge of arrangements. Transfer completed (Continued from page 1) Tilk told Rick Sparapani, president of Customer Metal Fabrication, the cSosure and ending involvement of Copper Range which will be occuring in the next few years, is "sad." To keep the memory of "...what happened here in the 1950s alive," Tilk presented Sparapani with a framed share of Copper Range stock, issued in 1947. Sparapani said the turnover of the buildings would not have been possible without the help from BHP Copper, Copper Range, and Dorothy Bussiere, of the Ontonagon Economic Development Corporation. "We located here because of the workforce and the quality work from them," Sparapani said, noting, "This would not be possible without the people within this fa- Beach closed GROSSE POINTE FARMS, .Mich. (AP) — A beach in this Detroit suburb has remained closed since early June because of fecal bacteria contamination ofthe water. • Bird droppings are considered the main source. Pier Park's beach normally is open until Labor Day. "It looks like there is a combination of the sources of contamination, but one of the prominent factor* we feel are the bird droppings," Dick Huhn, director of Grosse Pointe Farms Parks and Recreation, told The Detroit News for a story Thursday. "The beach was " always packed," said MaryJo Harris, who had her young sons David and Daniel at the park. "People don't want to let their kids play in the sand because they are afraid of bird droppings." County and city officials also have identified combined sewer overflows and a lack of water circulation as factors for the high levels. ALUMINUM CANS See Us Again Sept 10, 1998!! 2nd Thursday of every month cility." Sparapani then introduced his partners in CMF, Tom Wickman and Dave Ethington. Sparapani said there are now 25 employees at CMF. The company is doing work for BHP, Stone Container and other construction companies. The purchase of the buildings by CMF has already had an economic domino effect. Just hours after the transfer from Copper Range, CMF transferred A-Warehouse and one half of B-Warehouse to Flo-Wall, a third firm oa the Copper Range property. Tom Roddy, plant manager at Flo-Wall, said marketing work is being completed and he hopes the firm will be doing additional hiring by the end of September. Flo-Wall manufactures a metal insulated panel. Ironwood grad earns Drake scholarship DES MOINES, Iowa — Andrea Newberry, Ironwood, has been awarded a Presidential Freshman Academic Scholarship at Drake University, beginning in the fall 1998 semester. The scholarship, sponsored by Drake University, is renewable each year as long as the student maintains a high academic record. 4. CLOVERLANO . ' OliSIEIV/l/VS Ixut Day TTiur*. "The Parent Trap" Held Over. "Something About Mary" /? Showtime* 7:00 & 9:15 Starts Friday III* lillrnin In MmKowtsh in Mercer Community Center Parking Lot 1-2p.m. Central Wisconsin Recycling Across from Town Hot! and library KOOAK VIDEO TAP! CASSETTE 8mm 120min. 98 \ Camera & S0HUd Main Slreet, UonwoorJ 932-3901 Vote Democratic September 8th GARY E. 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