Obituary Report

Danna R. Canavera-Mitchell, age 76, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford.

She was born January 31, 1941, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Earl and Madelyn (Willikson) Alexander.

Danna graduated from Kingsford High School, Class of 1959. She married Jeno Canavera, who preceded her in 1998.

Danna owned and operated Danna’s Beauty Salon in Iron Mountain for over 30 years before retiring. She enjoyed scrapbooking, traveling, NASCAR, and always treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren.

Danna is survived by one son, Lt. Colonel Dallan Scherer of Missouri; one daughter, Jodi Martin, of Iron Mountain; one step-son, Jim (Leila) Canavera of Quinnesec; one step-daughter, Nancy Webb of Iron Mountain; one brother, Jack (Claudia) Alexander of Arizona; one sister, Wanda (Gary) Brock, of California; twelve grandchildren, Nick, Tad, Brittany, Anthony, Madelyn, Faith, Alicia, Jessica, Brian, Jeff, Paul and Steve; and by many great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband Jeno, Danna was preceded in death by one sister, Jean Anderson.

Private family graveside services will be announced in the spring.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, to honor Danna’s legacy of life.