|(Thursday - April
08, 2021) - Francis C. Antonetti, age 83, of Iron Mountain, passed away
on March 31st at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
born on November 15, 1937 in Iron Mountain, son of the late Frank and
Crolinda (Ballario) Antonetti. While growing up he lived in several
towns in the western U.P. and was a 1955 graduate of Hermansville High
School. After graduation, Francis joined the United States Air Force. He
served for six years and was honorably discharged as an Airman First
Class in 1961.
Following his military discharge, Francis spent
six years in Lansing, Michigan, owned a restaurant in Flint, Michigan
for ten years,
and spent ten years in Las Vegas before returning to
Francis was a faithful member of Immaculate
Conception Church. He was a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, was
active in the American Red Cross, the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Golden K
Kiwanis Club and spent many hours volunteering at the Oscar G. Johnson
VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
Francis is survived by his
sisters; Margaret Bolding of LasVegas, Nevada and Mary (Ron) Elrod of
LasVegas, and his brother, Richard (Mary) Antonetti of Wyoming,
Michigan; and by three nephews, three nieces and numerous great nieces
Visitation will be on Monday, April 12th from 5:00
until 6:00 PM at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron
Visitation will also be held on Tuesday, April 13th
from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at the funeral home. The Fourth Degree Knights
of Columbus will stand honor guard. Funeral services will follow at
11:00 Tuesday at the funeral home. Fr. Janusz Romanek will officiate.
Burial will be in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.