Vanessa J. Frahm
(Monday - November 01, 2021) - Vanessa J. Frahm, age 66, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, October 29, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

Vanessa was born January 31, 1955 in Milwaukee, daughter of the late P. Ward Grubb and Evelyn Lundin. She graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1973 and was a lifelong resident of the area. Vanessa enjoyed an extensive career in a variety of roles at the V.A. Hospital in Iron Mountain and retired after 30 years of dedicated service. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Vanessa enjoyed all things antique and history related, photography, flowers and gardening, and was a talented seamstress. Her greatest joy and blessing was time spent with friends and family, especially her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Brian Paoli of Iron Mountain and Daniel (Elisabeth) Paoli of Kingsford; grandchildren, Mason, Maddox and Gabbi Paoli; a sister, Valerie (Mark) Edens of Woodstock, Georgia; many nieces, nephews and cousins, including a very special cousin, Laura Sandlin-Forbes; as well as other family and close friends too numerous to mention all by name.

Vanessa was preceded in death by both parents and a beloved grandmother, Berniece Peters-Lundin.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, Noember 3 at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. Pastor Geri Hamlen will officiate.

Burial will be in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Safe Haven for their many years of devoted care.

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