This appeared in the February 13, 2003 issue of the Ashland, Wisconsin Daily Press:
Florence E. Radakovich, age 84, formerly of 613 Crestview Lane, Mellen, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at Court Manor Health and Rehabilitation Services in Ashland.
Florence was born July 29, 1918 in Mellen, the daughter of Eugene and Ella (Augustine) Pierrelle. She attended school in Mellen, graduating from Hurley High School in 1937. On September 10, 1938, in Hurley, she was united in marriage to Michael Radakovich of Upson. She was a homemaker.
Florence is survived by a daughter Betty (Donald) Mrdjenovich of Janesville; a grandson, Michael (Sue) Mrdjenovich of Howard’s Grove; two great-grandchildren Megan and Eric; a brother Thomas (Frances) Revai of Twin Falls, Idaho; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Michael on March 24, 1980; seven brothers and two sisters.
At Florence’s request, no visitation or funeral service will be held. Spring inurnment will take place in the Upson Cemetery , Upson, Wis.
The Mountain Funeral Home, Ashland and Mellen, is assisting the family with arrangements.