Max Margoni Jr.

CASPIAN – Max Margoni Jr., 94, of Caspian, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Northstar Heath System in Iron River.

He was born March 7, 1918, in Caspian, son of the late Max and Alice (Tessardi) Margoni. He attended the Stambaugh schools, graduating from Stambaugh High School with the class of 1934. He married the former Lillian Lamminen on July 10, 1946, in Gaastra and the couple made their home in Caspian. They celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in 2001. Lillian preceded him in death.

Max was employed as a carpenter by the Proksch Lumber Co. for many years.

He was a member of the local Carpenters Union. Max was an avid deer hunter and outdoorsman. He enjoyed working in his garage and playing cards, especially smear and cribbage.

He is survived by two sons, Dennis (Carol) Margoni of Iron River, and Don (JoAnn) Margoni of St. Joseph, Mich.; two brothers, Felix Margoni of Caspian, and Danny Margoni of Caspian; four grandchildren, Dana, Michael, Jessa, and Nathan; a great-grandson, Rhys Calderwood; and nieces, nephews, and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his infant son, Russell John Margoni; and his brother, Angelo Margoni.

Private family services will be held.

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Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.