- James B. Puskala
- Date of Death:
- Dec 10, 2007
- Location of Service:
- Jacobs Funeral Home Inc. of Iron River - Iron River
James B. Puskala, age 50, Iron River, MI died Monday, December 10, 2007 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, Iron Mountain, MI. Born: January 21, 1957 in Stambaugh, MI. The son of Thomas and Hilda (Salo) Puskala was a lifelong resident. He attended the Iron River schools and graduated from West Iron County High School in 1975. He married his high school sweetheart, Jean Bonel on April 15, 1978 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Iron River and the couple made their home in Stambaugh Township. They celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary this year. James worked as a Millwright for Louisiana Pacific for over 15 years. A devoted husband and father, he was an avid outdoorsman, and especially enjoyed spear fishing and riding his Harley. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas in 1993. He is survived by his wife Jean His mother, Hilda One daughter, Alicia Puskala of Iron River Special companion, his dog Harley Two brothers; David Puskala of Crystal Falls Tom Puskala of Iron River Four sisters; Katherine (Gunther) Schenach of Iron River Cynthia (Leo) Schiavo of Crystal Falls Karen Armstrong of Crystal Falls Christina (Kevin) Upperstrom of Iron River His mother-in-law and husband , Dorothy (Robert) Kalata of Shawano, WI His father-in-law and wife, Julius (Dolores) Bonel of Iron River Two sisters-in-law; Julie, (LeRoy) Harris of Manistique, MI Kelly (Shannon) Schoepke of Shawano, WI Numerous nieces and nephews Visitation: Thursday, December 13, 2007 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River. Funeral Service: Friday, December 14, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River with the Rev. John Fish to officiate. Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River.
- Location of Services:
- Jacobs Funeral Home Inc. of Iron River
- 405 West Cayuga Street
- Iron River
From U.S. Hwy 2, turn North on 4th Avenue at the stop and go light, and proceed one block. Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River is located on the SW corner of 4th Avenue and Cayuga Street.