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Obituaries - Dec. 21


Lawrence P. Nehring

Lawrence “Larry” Patrick Nehring, 67, of Babbitt, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hibbing. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Larry was born the youngest of two children to Alfred and Constance (Olson) Nehring on March 8, 1951, in Hibbing. He was a loving, selfless, kind-hearted person who loved to spend time with his family and friends. He also loved hunting, fishing, traveling, football, baseball, and going for drives. Larry had been employed as a direct support professional at Rural Living Environment.

Larry is survived by his wife, Susan (Jensen) Gerber-Nehring of Babbitt; three children, Ryan (Julie) Nehring of Chisholm, Rachel (Jeffrey) Arthurs of Champlin and Lindsey (Jacob) Jenc of Duluth; stepdaughter, Samantha (Kevin) Gerber-Zimski of Hugo; six grandchildren, Sean, Regan, Jackson, Reed, Averi and Charles; sister, Karen (Patrick) White of Hibbing; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Otter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and stepdaughter, Amy Gerber.

Clifford L. Hoheisel

Clifford “Cliff” Leo Hoheisel, 85, of Babbitt, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at his home in Babbitt surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with cancer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Babbitt with Father Bill Skarich officiating. Visitation will start at 10 a.m. Luncheon will follow at the church. Interment will be at the Argo Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Joan; children, Mary (Brian Preusser) of St. Cloud, Paul (special friend Cathy Bissonette) of Babbitt, Patricia (Brad Butkowski) of St. Michael and Robert (Lynn Kegler) of Zimmerman; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sisters, Adeline (William) Gunther and Mary (Raymond) Lucking, both of Pierz, Shirley (Roger) Postrick of Blaine and Jean (Gerald) Billmeyer of Arizona.

Dolores Michlitsch

Dolores Michlitsch, 91, of Eveleth and formerly of Babbitt, died on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at New Journey Residence in Eveleth. A private family service will be held. Family services provided by Bauman-Cron, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Virginia.

She is survived by her children, Craig of Eden, S.D., Marlowe of Rushmore, Gloria (Michael) Huseby of Embarrass and Brian (Deb) of Minneapolis; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Joseph Telich

Joseph “Joe” Telich, 96, left us on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at Carefree Living in Ely. A Memorial Mass was held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely. Family arrangements were entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.

He is survived by his wife, Florence of Ely; daughter, Jo Ann Erickson of Le Bugue, France; sisters, Katherine Lenich of Ely and Jean Vasicek of Florida; nephew, Matt Smrekar of Ely; and numerous other nieces and nephews.


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