(Tuesday - September 08, 2020) - Earle A. Sjoberg, age 86, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, September 5, at Florence Health Services in Florence.  Earle, son of the late Alvar and Catherine (Andrews) Sjoberg, was born in Iron Mountain on February 8, 1934. He graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1951 and was a lifelong resident of the area. Following graduation he went to work in the mines. He then took a position as a lineman with Wisconsin Electric Power Company where he was employed for 35 years. Earle married Laura Corey on February 9, 1996 and she preceded him in death in 2001.

As a young man, Earle enjoyed ski jumping at Pine Mountain. He continued his enthusiasm for skiing as a downhill skier and an active member of the Kiwanis Ski Club for many years. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge. Earle enjoyed bowling and spent many Friday nights at bowling league. More than anything, he loved the outdoors, particularly hunting, fishing and spending time at Camp Valhalla. Earle took great joy in attending his grandchildren's athletic events during their high school and college years.

Earle is survived by one son, Craig Sjoberg (Karen Alanko) of LaCenter, Washington; one daughter, Cheryl (Tom) Schorman of Iron Mountain; his grandchildren, Sandra (Sheridan) Seale and their son, Rhys, of Seattle, Washington; Bryan (Jeannie) Schorman and their sons, Brandon and Zackary, of Richmond, Michigan; and Alyssa (Brock) Wallis and their children, Talia, Eli and Lakyn, of Kingsford; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Kenneth.

Private family services will be held. Burial will take place in Cemetery Park.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.

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