Sandra M. Wiermaa
Sandra Marion Harri Wiermaa, 83, of Vermilion Lake Township, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at New Journey in Biwabik. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service with Rev. Don Stauty officiating. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.
She is survived by her five children, Jay (Mary Jo) Wiermaa, Thomas (Louise) Wiermaa, Charles (Anne) Wiermaa, Scott (Kay) Wiermaa and Rebecca (David) Dvorak; 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol, Thomas, Faith and Leonard; brother-in-law, Dale (Arlene); sister-in-law, Elsie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Helen L. Manthey
Helen Louise Mickelson Manthey, 89, of Hoyt Lakes, died on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Spectrum Carefree Living in Aurora. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora with Pastor Peter Bartlett officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in the Hoyt Lakes Memorial Cemetery.
She is survived by two children, Susan (Brad Fontaine) Almquist of Embarrass and David (Sheila) Manthey of Roseau; grandchildren, Eric (Jen Wudinich) Almquist of Biwabik, Amanda (Jesse) Froseth of Salol and Dillon Manthey of Roseau; great-grandchildren, Emma and Grace; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Donald L. Knutson
Donald L. Knutson, 92, of Babbitt and Mission, Texas, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 31 at Babbitt Evangelical Lutheran Church. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; son, Craig (Mary) Knutson; daughter, Sharon Knutson; grandson, Carl Knutson; granddaughter; Greta Knutson; and sisters, Viola Crabb and Lila Wray.