Josephine Dadam

IRON MOUNTAIN – Josephine B. Dadam, 90, of Iron Mountain passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.

She was born June 15, 1923, in Iron River, daughter of the late John and Mary (Scezny) Omillion.

Josephine married Frank Dadam on May 4, 1940, in Iron Mountain. He preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 2000.

Josephine worked at the St. Mary & St. Joseph Catholic school lunch program, cooked for Kresge’s lunch counter and the Elks Club, and catered many weddings. She volunteered at Dickinson County Hospital, and was active in TOPS and Weight Watchers. Other activities included knitting, reading, dart ball, cribbage, and trips to casinos.

She is survived by one son, Frank (Kelly) Dadam of Green Bay, Wis.; two daughters, Jean (John) Holley of Crivitz, Wis. and JoAnne (Bob) Friberg of Florence, Wis.; son-in-law, James Bornfleth of Quinnesec; grandchildren, Jon Alan, Judy, Jill (Mike) Holley Gauthier, and Justin Holley, Chris (Dan) Beauchamp, Scott (Lora) Dadam, Amy (Josh) Friberg-Wyckoff, Rhonda Friberg (Sean Senti), Heather (Matt) Robertson, and Kara (Ryan) Knox; and great-grandchildren, Ashley and Becky Beauchamp, Miranda and Lilly Holley, Lunden and Braden Friberg, Eli, Jairus, and Asher Dadam. She also leaves all of her friends at Victorian Pines Estates.

In addition to her parents and husband Frank, Josephine was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandy (James) Bornfleth, several brothers, sisters, grandchildren, including her granddaughter, Sheri Bornfleth; and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Doug Johnson will officiate.

Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain to honor Josephine’s legacy of life.