Leo C. Diachok, 88, Hibbing, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in the Castle Ridge Care Center in Eden Prairie, Minn.
Margaret E. Hallock, 70, formerly from Minnesota, died on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Benedictine Manner in Wausau, Wis..
Marina Gertrude Ridgeway, 82, died Wednesday Dec. 28, 2016, at the Greenview Residence in Hibbing, with family at her side. She had been bravely fighting Alzheimer’s disease and other health issues over the past several years.
Luigi Gino Leo, 80, of Pine City, died at his son’s home in Ramsey on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Born March 25, 1936, in Pola, Italy (now Pula, Croatia), he was a small child when his father claimed him from…
Marilyn J. Rimestad, 85, of St Croix Falls, Wis. died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. She went to be with her Savior surrounded by her family.
Bernard P. “Ben” Baratto, 84, longtime Hill City resident, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at Essentia St. Mary’s in Duluth.
David Robert Drong, 60, of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 24, 2016.
Joan M. “Jennie” Hooper, 91, of Chisholm, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Chisholm.
Nancy Louise (Hines) Iverson, 73, of South Haven, Minn., formerly of Maple Grove, Minn., and Hibbing, passed away Dec. 23, 2016, after fighting cancer.
John “Jack” Arlie Unger, 78, passed away Dec. 16, 2016, at home in California, after a short battle with cancer.
Loralee H. Isham, “ogema-equay” — meaning “leader lady” in Chippewa, 50, of Tower, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.
Lois Mae (McDonald, Kuster) Stacy, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. She went to be with the Lord on Christmas 2016. She was born in Duluth on June 22, 1929, as a set of twins, to George and Signe McDonald.