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Jeanette (Jean) May Kosorok sadly passed away on April 17 in her home surrounded by her daughters. Jean was born on May 8, 1936. She was the eldest of eight children. Jean married Bill Kosorok on January 1, 1955. Jean was an amazing and loving wife…
Bernadine “Bernie” Joan Krtinich passed away on April 17, 2024 surrounded by her family. She was born on April 26, 1935, to Bernard and Bertha (Maki) Oja on the family farm in Jacobson. Bernie grew up in the Pengilly area where she met her husband…
Dr. Mathew Rolando, age 51, passed away on March 29, 2024 in San Diego, CA. Mathew was born on May 6, 1972 in Ely, MN. He attended school in Ely and graduated from Ely Memorial High School in 1990. He went to college at the University of Minnesota…
Jean M. Worth, age 88, passed away on April 11, 2024, at the Carefree Living in Babbitt.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
Pamela Johnson, age 62, passed away at her residence in Ely on April 12, 2024.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home. 
Roger John Benjamin, M.D. died peacefully on January 19, 2024. He was 89. Roger was born on November 12, 1934 in Pipestone, Minnesota, the son of Walter G. Benjamin, M.D. and Mabel B. Benjamin. He was a 1952 graduate of Pipestone High School, a…
Enola L. Loomis, 89 born into God’s Kingdom on March 9, 1935 to Edward and Lydia Nelson. She was born into God’s grace through Holy Baptism. Enola entered peacefully into God’s Kingdom of Glory on April 9, 2024. She was a member of First Lutheran…
Robert “Bob” L. May, of Rolla, MO, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024 at the age of 89. Robert “Bob” L. May started life in Mansfield, IL on January 18, 1935. He grew up in Champaign, IL, and enlisted in the US Navy in 1953. He married Carlene…
Richard Fred Hall, age 80, passed away March 31, 2024 at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely. Dick was born in Ely to Russell and Irene (Buescher) Hall. He graduated from Ely Memorial High School In 1961. From there, he attended and graduated…
Richard G. Rautio of Denver, Colorado died on March 13, 2024 with his wife, children and grandchildren by his side. He was 91. Born in Ely, Minnesota to John and Alberta (Gardner) Rautio, Richard had a deep passion for the outdoors and enjoyed…