(Wednesday - September 16, 2020) - John M. Rossato, age 57, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. John generously made the choice to Give Life by donating his organs as a registered donor.

John was born October 4, 1962, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Mario and Mary Lou (LaJeunesse) Rossato. John grew up in Iron Mountain and was a graduate of Iron Mountain High School, class of 1980. He married Julie Finendale on February 7, 1981. He worked for Louisiana Pacific as a Millwright for over 20 years. John also worked for Besse Forest Products in Gladstone and the Midtown Mall in Iron Mountain. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and will be missed by his family and numerous friends.

Survivors include three sons, Jason (Rachael Kopp) Rossato of Roxboro, North Carolina, Matt Rossato and Tony (Simone) Rossato, both of Kingsford; grandchildren, Alyssa Tramontin, Parker Rossato and Aria Rossato; one brother, Peter (Teresa) Rossato of Kingsford; two sisters, Anne (John) Main of Green Bay and Jane Rossato of Iron Mountain; special uncle, Jim LaJeunesse; and special aunt, Marie "Sissy" LaJeunesse. John is further survived by his former wife, Julie Finendale; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents Mario and Mary Lou, his grandparents, uncles and aunts, and his former father-in-law, Robert "Red" Finendale.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 21, from 9:30 until 11:00 AM at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Private family services will follow.

John's family would like to thank the nurses, doctors and staff at Aurora BayCare ICU3, the transplant team from UW Madison, and the doctors and nurses and staff at Dickinson County Hospital ICU, for providing compassionate care to John and treating the visiting family members with kindness during this most difficult time.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain to honor John's legacy of life.


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