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WKEB Obituaries Blog Archives for 2015-08

Jim Piotrowski


 

James Peter Piotrowski, 72 of Jump River, died Wednesday, August 26,

2015 at the Aspirus Nursing and Rehab Center in Medford. He was born on
August 31, 1942 in Jump River to the late Joseph and Phyllis (Pliszka)
Piotrowski. Jim went to area schools and graduated from Gilman High. He
went on to receive a degree in teaching from the Teacher’s College in
Medford and had some schooling at U-W Superior. Jim taught and became
principle in Couderay. He then moved to Chicago and worked for a time
before returning to the area and working at Satch and Door in Hawkins for
many years. Jim worked in the area as a carpenter for a bit before settling
at Jim and Cindy’s Tavern in Jump River.
  On July 19, 1968 he was united in marriage to Cinderella Hecker. Jim was
very active in the community with the Lions Club, the Fire Department, the
Pool league, baseball and bowling leagues. He enjoyed golfing with the
guys and was proud of his community.
  Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cindy of Jump River, a daughter,
Janine (Matt) Scott of Santa Rosa, California, three grandchildren,
Michelle, Derrick and Bradley McGary and three brothers, Robert
(Barbara) Piotrowski, twin brother Michael (Darla) Piotrowski of Ladysmith
and David (Sandy) Piotrowski of Wausau. He is preceded in death by his
parents and daughter; Andrea McGary.
  Funeral services will be at 11AM on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at St.
Michael’s Catholic Church-Jump River with Father Madanu Sleeva
officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Nebo Cemetery-Jump River. Visitation will
be from 6 until 8 PM on Friday at the Gilman Funeral Home and an hour
prior to services Saturday at the Church.

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Lorraine A. Schulte


 

Lorraine A. Schulte, age 91, of Abbotsford, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Colonial Center in Colby. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford. Burial will be held in the Christ Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Holton. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 28 from 9:30 AM until the time of services at the church.

  Lorraine was born May 16, 1924 in Medford, the daughter of John and Anna (Rehbein) Dassow. She attended Pleasant Heights School in Medford until the eighth grade and then Lorraine went to work as a housekeeper. She worked at Weather Shield in Medford from 1959 until her retirement in 1986.         Lorraine was united in marriage to Reuben Schulte on September 7, 1963 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Medford. The couple resided in Abbotsford .

  She was an avid gardener and loved her gladiolas, Lorraine also enjoyed going to casinos and traveling with her husband, Rueben. Lorraine was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church, and the Ladies Guild for many years.

  Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Joyce Graffunder of Abbotsford, two grandchildren, Kevin (Shari) Graffunder of Prairie Du Sac and Kent (significant other Tammy) Graffunder of Abbotsford.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Reuben on December 31, 2000, a sister and six brothers.
In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established at a later date.

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Ronald "Ronnie" A. Sackmann


RONALD “RONNIE” A. SACKMANN

 

AGE: 61

 

ADDRESS: W4884 County Highway A Stetsonville; Township of Deer Creek Resident

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:12 P.M. Sunday, August 23 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield

 

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in Stetsonville Public Cemetery

 

VISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, August 27 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service led by Deacon Joseph Stefancin

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 24, 1954 in Medford

 

EDUCATION: Attend Stetsonville Elementary Grade School and Medford High School

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: In his younger years he worked on his neighbor’s dairy farm. Ronnie then started at Stetson Hardwoods where he worked until the time of his death. He enjoyed making maple syrup, model aviation, hunting and long leisure drives.

 

MEMBER OF: Hobbyland Flyers

 

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 3 Brothers: Randy of Stetsonville, Brian of Medford and Rick of Stetsonville
3 Sisters: Lennethe Adams of Medford, Kathryn (Jeff) Klinger of Medford and Theresa (Samuel) Zagorski of Gilman

 

DECEASED FATHER: Clarence C. Sackmann

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Elizabeth F. Sackmann (Maiden Name: Baumer)

 

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ronnie’s family to be designated at a later date
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Frank Petrusczak


 

FRANK PETRUSCZAK, age 89, of Lublin, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015 at his nephew's (William H. Petrusczak) home. Funeral services will be held at 11:30am on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Holy Assumption Orthodox Church in Lublin. Rev. Thaddeus Wojcik will officiate and burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers will be: William H. Petrusczak, William S. Petrusczak, Steve Petrusczak, Paul Petrusczak, Mike Prelewicz and Matt O'Mura. Visitation will be held at the church, on Wednesday, from 10:30am until time of service.

  Frank Petrusczak was born on June 15, 1926 in Lublin, WI, to Paul and Eva (Hryn) Petrusczak. He was raised on the family farm and received his education at Forest Lake State Graded School (Diamond Lake School). Frank farmed his entire life on the family farm until his retirement in 1972. While farming, Frank also did carpentry projects for his friends and neighbors.
  He had many interests, but especially enjoyed playing pinochle, playing pool, fishing and deer hunting in his younger years, and his favorite past time was playing Yahtzee.
  He was a member of Holy Assumption Orthodox Church.
  Frank is survived by six nephews: James Petrusczak, Andy Petrusczak, Bill (Donna) Petrusczak, Steve Petrusczak, Mike Prelewicz and Ken Petrusczak; two nieces: Liz O'Mura and Carolyn Novak; and one sister-in-law: Gloria Hubbard; other relatives and many friends.
  He was preceded in death by his parents; eight brothers: John, Mike, William, Matt, Peter, Steve, George and Nick Petrusczak; and one sister: Ann Petrusczak.

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Audrey M. Dahl


 

AUDREY M. DAHL

 

AGE: 89

 

ADDRESS: 617 Cedar Street Apt. 3 Medford; City of Medford Resident

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:15 P.M. Friday, August 21 at the Aspirus Medford Hospital where she had been a patient for the past 1 day

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Per Audrey’s request no services will be held at this time

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 18, 1926 in Goodrich

 

EDUCATION: Attended rural grade schools and a graduate of Medford High School

 

MARRIAGE: January 17, 1949 to Lester Dahl and he preceded her in death on August 23, 2001

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Audrey worked at Marathon Cheese and Hurd Millwork for a number of years until her retirement in 1988. She enjoyed camping, fishing and square dancing in Medford and Florida.

 

MEMBER OF: Abiding Hope Lutheran Church in Florida

 

SURVIVING BROTHER: Adrian Kriplean of West Allis

Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends

 

BROTHER/SISTER DECEASED: Brother: Alfred Kriplean
Sister: Sylvia Hamm

 

DECEASED FATHER: August Kriplean

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Lena Kriplean (Maiden Name: Cornwell)

 

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Ruby K. Neuman


 

RUBY K. NEUMAN

 

AGE: 81

 

ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford; City of Medford Resident

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:28 A.M. Friday, August 21 at the Aspirus Care and Rehab Medford where she had resided for the past 7 years.

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 25 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

 

OFFICIATING: Father Philip Juza and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

 

INTERMENT: St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Township of Little Black

 

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday, August 24 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Tuesday, August 25 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 28, 1934 in Medford

 

EDUCATION: Attended Little White Grade School in the Township of Little Black and a graduate of Medford High School

 

MARRIAGE: April 21, 1955 in Medford to James C. Neuman and he preceded her in death on February 6, 1999

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Ruby was a Nurse’s Aide at the Memorial Hospital of Taylor County for a period of time. She then worked at Dorchester Furniture in production for also a period of time. Ruby then worked at C&J’s Bar as a bartender for a number of years until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, painting, playing cards, and most of all being with her family.

 

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Klossner-Dietzler VFW Ladies Auxiliary

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Jeff (Becky Becker) Neuman of Dorchester, Judy (Warren) Underwood of Dorchester, Janice (Gary) Messman of Stetsonville, Kathy (Joe) Schupp of Medford and Mike (Marnie) Neuman of Milan

 

CHILDREN DECEASED: 2 Sons: David J. Neuman on March 20, 1990 and James T. Neuman on December 29, 2003

 

13 GRANDCHILDREN

 

22 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN

 

SURVIVING BROTHER: John (Charlotte) Drolshagen of Medford
Sisters-In-Law: Bev Drolshagen of Abbotsford, Rosie Anderson of Medford and Roceda Neuman of Medford
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends

 

BROTHER DECEASED: Leighton Drolshagen

 

DECEASED FATHER: George A. Drolshagen

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Elva M. Drolshagen (Maiden name: Anderson)

 

PALLBEARERS: Dan Ingersoll, Carl Anderson, Brad Jentzsch, Joe, Brian and Lee Drolshagen

 

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ruby’s family to be designated at a later date
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Ailene Lorraine Premeau


 

Ailene Lorraine Premeau, 84, of Ogema, WI, formerly of Ripon, passed away Thursday August 20, 2015 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, WI.

  She was born August 31, 1930 to Victor and Laimie (Annala) Storm. She graduated from Westboro High School. Ailene married Clifford “Eddie” Premeau, September 30, 1950 in Rib Lake, WI. He survives.
  Ailene is also survived by her Children: Margaret Stone of Naperville, IL, Melinda (Dan) Krieg of DePere, WI, Jacqueline (Mark) Peterson of Ripon, WI. Grandchildren: Julie (John) McCullough of New Market, AL, Erin (Adam Vallez) Surfass of Capron, IL, Noah (Barbie) Surfass of Salt Lake City, UT, Stacy (Rick) Fischer of Neenah, WI, Sara (Mike) Williams of Neenah, WI, Daniel (Courtney) Krieg of Neenah, WI, Ryan (Emily Ramharter) Peterson of Madison, WI, Steffen (Briana Schnelle) Peterson of Alturas, CA, Great Grandchildren: Elizabeth & Bailey Curtis, Emelia Vallez, JP, Lauren & Kathryn McCullough, Max Fischer, Sapphire Krieg, Kaylee Williams, Danika Williams. Nieces and nephews: Deborah Storm, Margie (Scott) Pearson, Barb (Matt) Brager, Liz (Tony) Nehmer, Terri (Ed) Anderson, Cindy (Mark) Meyering, Dave (Cheryl) Hanson, Sisters in law: Gerry Hanson of Wausau, WI, Sue (Wayne) Tlusty of Rib Lake, WI.

  She is preceded in death by: Parents, Daughter: Kathleen Surfass, Great Grandson: Ricky Fischer, Brothers: Marvin and John Storm, Mother and Father In Law: Edmund and Viola Premeau, Brother In Law: Arthur Hanson, Sister In Law: Donna Storm.
  Ailene worked as a Manager of Market Analysis for Speed Queen in Ripon, WI, where she retired from in 1992. In 1996, Ailene and Clifford moved from Ripon to Ogema, where they had lived since 1972.       She enjoyed watching all different kinds of wildlife in the backyard of her home. She also enjoyed sewing. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren, she loved to travel across the United States visiting each of them. She was a member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, and VFW Post# 7817 Women’s Auxiliary.
  Funeral Services for Ailene will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday August 25, 2015 at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, Prentice, WI, with Father Gerald Hagen officiating. Burial will take place at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Westboro, WI. Visitation will be held: 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Monday, August 24, 2015 at Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake Chapel, and also 10:00 AM until the time of Mass at 11:00 AM, Tuesday August 25, 2015 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

  Memorial Donations in honor of Ailene may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be left www.hemerfuneralservice.com

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Everett B. Hale


 

EVERETT B. HALE

 

AGE:82

 

ADDRESS: 546 South 2nd Street Medford, WI 54451

 

PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 24, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford

 

OFFICIATING: Father Philip Juza

 

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford

 

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford with a 7:00 P.M. Rosary Service. Also, 10:15 A.M. until time of services at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 24, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 24, 1932 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

 

EDUCATION: Everett attended high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then went on to graduate from Wisconsin Teacher’s College, Milwaukee (now University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) and then studied Law at the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he graduated in 1961 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence.

 

MARRIAGE: on November 27, 1965 Everett married the love of his life, Pearl B. Wayerski in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

WORK INFORMATION/PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Everett enrolled in ROTC 1952, and served in the army infantry during the Korean War from February 1956 until June 1957 where he attained the rank of Captain. Everett worked as an Attorney for his entire career including private law practice. He served as City Attorney in Manitowoc and La Crosse, Wisconsin. In 1981, Everett began working in Taylor County where he would work until his retirement in 2006. He worked as Assistant District Attorney, Family Court Commissioner, and County Corporation Counsel. As the Family Court Commissioner, he enjoyed performing many wedding ceremonies. Everett was able to share his love of history by teaching classes at local community colleges. Everett was a member of the Knights of Columbus at Holy Rosary parish where he also enjoyed his bible study group. He was very committed to practicing his Catholic faith and passed those values on to his family. To say Everett was a military history buff would be an understatement. He enjoyed collecting military artifacts and sharing their history from a young age. One of his favorite Saturday activities was what he would call “making his rounds” and visiting with the patrons and owners of local gun shops and taking his daughters to gun shows. He was also an advocate for pro-life issues and used his retirement to defend those who cannot speak for themselves with articles and opinion pieces. Most importantly he and Pearl made a home where his family knew they were always loved and accepted no matter what.

 

MEMBER OF: Wisconsin Bar Association, Knights of Columbus, Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Penny Club

 

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Pearl B. Hale of Medford

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Ann (Brian) Bergmann of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Barbara (Matthew Richlen) Hale-Richlen of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Linda (Kevin) O’Brien of Colby, Wisconsin, and Jennifer (Adam Derr) Hale of Silver Spring, Maryland

 

# LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: Everett is the proud grandfather of Lauren and Alexander Bergmann; Pierce, Grant and Ava Richlen.

Everett is also survived by many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.

 

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother: Arlow Hale and Sister: Helen (Hale) Roth

 

DECEASED FATHER: Arlow Dunbar Hale

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Theresa Ann Hale

 

PALLBEARERS: Jim Roth, Terry Roth, Rick Roth, Bill Roth, Tom Roth, John Hale, Bill Frank and Dan Frank

-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Rose Renee (Leiby) German


 

Rose Renee (Leiby) German was born to Howard and Margaret (Heisler) Leiby on March 10, 1964 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania. In her early school days she attended the Tamaqua Area Schools and lived in Lewistown Valley with a Tamaqua address. In 1973, Rose moved along with her parents and brother to a dairy farm in rural Dorchester, Wisconsin. She attended and then graduated from the Abbotsford High School in 1982.

  After high school, Rose continued helping on the family farm. She obtained a job a Suttner's Cheese Plant until they closed. She worked at Kramer's IGA in the bakery, Abbotsford Produce Plant (both in Abbotsford), and at Time Federal Savings and Loan in Owen until 1994 just prior to the birth of their son, David.

  Rose Leiby and Terrence German of Owen were joined in marriage on November 13, 1993. They farmed together at the Owen farm until her death. Their son, David was born January 6, 1995.

  Rose enjoyed the farm, gardening, canning and freezing, and taking care of the animals on the farm. As a young person, she had invited the Lord into her life to be a follower of Christ. She was baptized and was a member of the Curtiss Alliance Church. Rose suffered from cancer the last years of her life. She went into the presence of the Lord on Wednesday evening, August 19, 2015.

  Rose is lovingly survived by her family, church family and many friends. She is survived in life by her husband, Terrence German and her son, David; her brother, Lester (Sharon) Leiby of Dorchester; her sisters, Ruth Ann Kramer of Neillsville and Linda (Carl) Swarr of Curtiss; 13 nieces and nephews and 8 grand-nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Margaret Leiby and her still-born son, Jonathan.

  A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Curtiss Alliance Church. Pastor Carl Swarr will officiate. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, Town of Mayville. Family and friends are welcome form 12:00 noon until time of service Tuesday at the church. 

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Bernadine "Bernie" N. Ziehlke


 

BERNADINE “BERNIE” N. ZIEHLKE

 

AGE: 84

 

ADDRESS: 1269 N. 8th Street Apt. 6, Medford; City of Medford Resident

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:15 P.M. Monday, August 17 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, August 20 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Medford

 

OFFICIATING: Rev. Nancy Amacher

 

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in St. Mary's Cemetery in Little Black

 

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Thursday, August 20 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Medford

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 20, 1930 in Medford, WI

 

EDUCATION: Attended High School. Bernadine left high school to care for her younger siblings while her mother worked.

 

MARRIAGE: August 3, 1947 in North Dakota to Gerald “Jerry” R. Ziehlke

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Bernadine spent much of her younger life caring for her younger siblings. She lost her father when she was nine years old. Her mother, Alda had to work to provide for the family. Her parents were Frederick Brede and Alda Miller. Bernadine was the second of five children. After her mother remarried, Bernadine became the sister of four more siblings. She met the love of her life, Gerald and they were married on August 3, 1947. Bernadine loved being a wife, mother, and homemaker. She loved to cook, sew, make crafts, very active in church and had so many other talents. She worked as a waitress and they also raised mink for many years. Bernadine helped with their care. In later years they purchased a Montgomery Wards Store in Medford, which they owned and operated for several years. Eventually they then opened a Furniture Store on Highway 13 in Medford. Bernadine worked full time at both the Montgomery Wards business until it sold and later at the furniture business. Bernadine had many health problems throughout her life but she still managed to overcome them and care for her family and home and do her fair share of providing for their family. Bernadine was a very caring and loving lady and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

 

MEMBER OF: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Medford

 

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Gerald “Jerry” R. Ziehlke of Medford

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Carol ( Tom) Ploeckelman of Hartford and Terrie (Wayne Staven) Revels of Medford

 

4 GRANDCHILDREN: Jenna ( Mike) Heinz, Ron ( Tracy ) Ploeckelman Matthew Czerniak and Rachel Revels

 

4 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Jacob and Mitchel Heinz and Andrew and Adam Ploeckelman

 

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Patrick ( Henrietta ) Leary of Chippewa Falls, Michael ( Becky) Leary of Medford
Daniel ( Laura) Leary of Medford, Ellen (Jim) Borman of Owen

 

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Barbara Siewert, Raymond Brede, Milan Brede and Shirley Leary

 

DECEASED FATHER: Frederick A. Brede


DECEASED MOTHER: Alda Miller

 

DECEASED STEP-FATHER: D.H. Leary

 

PALLBEARERS: Jenna , Mike, Jacob and Mitchel Heinz, Tom, Ron, Tracy, Andrew and Adam Ploeckelman, Matthew Czerniak, Rachel Revels

 

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements

-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Richard Synol


 

Richard Synol, age 70, of Shawano, passed away peacefully at his daughters home, under the care of Theda Care Hospice, on August 11, 2015, with family by his side. Richard, also known as “Dickie”, “Dick”, “The Ole Buck”, or “R.J.”, was born on August 30, 1944, in Rib Lake, WI to the late Walter and Bernice Synol. He grew up in Rib Lake and graduated from Rib Lake High School. He joined the service during the Vietnam War and served his country honorably from 1964 to 1968. Upon returning home to Rib Lake, he married Sharon Shawano of Laona. He worked at Gem Products in Rib Lake until it closed.     After that, he moved to Green Bay in 1979. He then worked at the Larson Company in Green Bay for many years as a product sample truck driver. He later worked at Gandrud Chevrolet in vehicle prep until his retirement. He loved working on both real and model cars, watching the Green Bay Packers and NASCAR racing, hunting, horseshoes and bowling, but he loved nothing more than spending time with his family. Richard had a kind heart, and made friends wherever he went, and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

  Richard is survived by his two children, Audra Synol-Kruger (David Kruger) and Brandon Synol, both of Green Valley; five grandchildren, Keyyanna, Alex, Crystal, Jade, and Allana; one great granddaughter, Avah; his brother, Raymond (Kathleen) Synol; his former wife Sharon as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ken and Donovan.

  A memorial visitation will be held at Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake Chapel, Saturday August 22, 2015 from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM. Cremainal Inurnment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery. Graveside Funeral Prayers will be said by Father Otto Bucher. Military Honors will be performed by American Legion Post 517.

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Cecelia Louise Lewis


Cecelia Louise Lewis passed away August 16, 2015, at the wonderful age of 102, at the Golden Living Center in Abbotsford. Funeral Service will be held Friday August 21, 2015 at 4:30 PM at Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford, WI. Pastor Bill Schreffler will officiate. Friends and Family are welcome for a visitation Friday 3:30 until time of service. Burial will follow at the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.

  Cecelia was born to Albert and Emma (Weber) Lapp on August 5, 1913 in Dorchester, WI. She attended Hill Top School.

  Cecelia married her soul mate Warren Lewis on October 4, 1933. He preceded her in death on September 23, 1976. Cecelia enjoyed farming with Warren and worked in restaurants as a cook.

  She enjoyed to cook and read. During her free time she would write letters.

  Cecelia is survived by a son; Daniel Lewis (Maletta) of Marshfield, two grandchildren; Kerrie and David , and four great-grandchildren; Megan, Sam, Erynn, and Kamryn

She is proceeded in death by her husband, two sisters; Sylva Lapp and Goldy Schumacher, and two brothers; Charles Lapp and Raymond Lapp.

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Urban G. Heindl


 

Urban G. Heindl, age 92, of Abbotsford, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 20 at 11:00 AM at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Father Peter Manickam will officiate. Interment will follow at the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, August 19 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 10:00 AM until time of service all at the church. His grandchildren will serve as casket bearers. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester is entrusted with the arrangements.

  Urban was born July 22, 1923 the son of Nick and Elizabeth (Leonard) Heindl in the Town of Holton.   He was united in marriage to Rose Mary Leger on October 20, 1956 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Marshfield. She preceded him in death on December 4, 1993. Together they farmed in the Town of Holton. Urban was also the proud owner of Heindl Electric for 67 years. He was a lifelong member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester.

  Urban is lovingly survived by his five children: Daniel Heindl of Abbotsford, Kathleen Heindl of Homer, AK, Charleen (John) Zachman of Albertville, MN, Elizabeth (Mark) Folz of Wausau and Diane (Brian) Spangberg of Wausau; six grandchildren: Ashley (Austin) Bishop, Kyle Heindl, Rose (Steve) McCann, Amy (Mitch) Otto, Miranda Spangberg, and Erich Spangberg; 4 Great-Grandchildren: Violet and baby on way, Robert and Baylee; He is further survived by two sisters-in-law, Janice Heindl of Colby and Alice Heindl of Medford; other relatives and friends.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Rose Mary; his son; Charles, and six siblings; Eugene, Father Francis, Father Art, Bernard, Jim, and Helen. 

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Merretta "Polly" Smith


 

Meretta "Polly" Smith, age 91, of Owen, passed away peacefully at the Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center on Friday, August 14, 2015. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 19 at 11:00 AM at the United Church of Christ in Owen. Pastor Asafa Rajaofera will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Withee. Family and friends are welcome from 10:00 AM until time of service on Wednesday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen is entrusted with the arrangements.

  Polly was born on November 8, 1923, the daughter of Walter and Belle (Roney) Fritz. She was united in marriage to Jens Smith on November 8, 1941 in Owen. He preceded her in death in 1989.

  Polly worked at DHIA (Dairy Herd Improvement Association) for 33 years. She also helped her husband on the farm. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Church Circle #3 and card clubs. Polly enjoyed sewing, gardening and spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

  Polly is survived by her son, David (Jane) Smith, daughter, Beverly (Kenneth) Thorson; one brother, Allen (Barbara) Fritz; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and five siblings.

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Joseph S. Stokosa


 

JOSEPH S. STOKOSA, age 82, of Lublin, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10am on Monday, August 17, 2015 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lublin. Rev. Madanu Sleeva Raju will officiate and burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Lublin American Legion Post #547. Honorary pallbearers will be: Tom Strzok, Matt Earnest, Richard Bruels, Paul Filipiak, Jason Stuner and Gilbert Voelker. Visitation will be held at Thorp Funeral Home on Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm, and again on Monday at the church, from 9am until time of service.

  Joseph Sylvester Stokosa was born on June 10, 1933 in Lublin, WI, the son of Louis and Lottie (Lewandowski) Stokosa. He was raised and received his education in the Lublin area. After completing his education, Joe worked at the Bellinger Dairy Cheese Factory from 1951 to 1953. He then enlisted into the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War as a mechanic. After his honorable discharge in 1955, he moved to Chicago, where he met his future wife, Shirley J. Larson, whom he married on September 21, 1957. They moved to Lublin, WI in June of 1962, where they raised their family. Joe owned and operated the Lublin Garage from June of 1962 until June of 2015, when health issues forced him to retire.
  He is survived by his wife: Shirley Stokosa of Lublin; one daughter: Janice (Rick) Bruels of Mankato, MN; two sons: Michael (Sharon) Stokosa of Lublin, David (Shelley) Stokosa of Kronenwetter, WI; four grandchildren: Ashley (Matt) Kuemper, Tyler Bruels, Dylan Stokosa, Parker Stokosa; one great grandson: Maslow Kuemper; 2 step grandchildren: Leann (Chip) Wollenburg, Michael (Christine) Azzarello; 5 step greatgrandchildren: Kyle, Amber, Jillian, William and Mia; one brother: Louis Jr. (Betty) Stokosa of Lublin; two sisters: Clem Filipiak of Gilman, Carol Strizic of Conrath, WI; one sister-in-law: Lillian Stokosa of Thorp; one brother-in-law: Ted Strzok of Ladysmith; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

  Joe was preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Eugene Stokosa; and two sisters: Louise Strzok and Marcie Kornesczuk.

  Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.
  Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Valeria "Valerie" V. Mezich


 

VALERIA “VALERIE” V. MEZICH

 

AGE: 89

 

ADDRESS: current resident of Stevens Point former resident of Rib Lake

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:15 P.M. Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield where she had been a patient for the past 2 ½ weeks.

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 12:00 P.M. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Hemer Funeral Home in Rib Lake

 

OFFICIATING: Otto Bucher

 

INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake

 

VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. until time of services at 12:00 P.M. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Hemer Funeral Home in Rib Lake

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 6, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois

 

EDUCATION: Valerie attended Milwaukee Area Schools and graduated from Stevens Point High School

 

MARRIAGE: January 18, 1949 in Waukegan, Illinois to Louis J. Mezich and he preceded her in death on September 22, 1983

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her marriage, they moved to Burlington for a period of time before moving to Rib Lake in 1972. In 1993, she moved to Plover where she resided until her death. Valerie enjoyed traveling, gardening, shopping, cooking, spending time with her family and friends and was an avid doll collector.

 

MEMBER OF: Former member of St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Linda (Fiance: Frank Laskowski) Mezich of Stevens Point, JoAnn (Joe) Mertens of Medford, John (Significant Other: Chris Bopp) Mezich of Plover and Ron (Vicki) Mezich of Tallahassee, Florida

 

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 6: Deanna, Matt, Michael, Katherine, Joey and Jacob GR-

 

GRANDCHILDREN: 5

 

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Robert and Clifford Edelburg

 

DECEASED FATHER: Arthur C. Edelburg

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Clara C. Schultz

 

PALLBEARERS: Frank Laskowski, Joe Mertens, Matt Mezich, Dick Richveis and Doug Steele

-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Carol Helen Krueger


 

Carol Helen Krueger, age 71, of Abbotsford, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 in her home. A Prayer Service will be held on Saturday, August 15 at 12:00 PM the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Family and friends are welcome from 6:00 - 8:00 PM on Friday, August 14 and 10:00 AM until time of service on Saturday at the Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Interment will follow at the Abbotsford Public Cemetery.

  Carol was born Janaury 8, 1944 to Charles and Clara (Ress) Smazal in Fenwood, WI. Carol was united in marriage to Ronald Krueger on February 23, 1963 in Wausau, WI. Together they raised 8 wonderful children.

  Carol was passionate about her polka music. She and Ron enjoyed attending polka parties, and going out to eat. She also enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, baking, and playing cards with friends. Carol loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. Carol liked to watch Nascar, and was a devoted Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan.

  Carol is lovingly survived by her husband; Ronald, her 8 children; Laura Krueger-Pecher, Kevin Krueger, Mary Pohlman, Dale Krueger, Nancy Mast, Rhonda Grabko, Sharon Miller, and Kasey Krueger; her 12 grandchildren; Brandon Pecher, Kayla Pecher, Tiffany Krueger, Kevin Krueger Jr., Joshua Baumann, Stephanie Baumann-Krueger, Dustin Krueger, Mitchell Grabko, Amanda Krueger, Amber Miller, Kamron Krueger, and Klay Krueger and her 3 great-grandchildren; Logan Baumann, Gabriel Blackwell, and Emma Stockfisch. She is further survived by her brothers; Eugene “Jack” (Irene) Smazal of Unity, Kenneth (Judy) Smazal of Unity and Donald Smazal of Colby, sisters; Jeanette Smazal of Wausau, Delores Petri of Auburndale, Beverly Galowski of Medford, Carol Schwants of Schofield, Marcella Smazal of Colby and Marlene Galowski of Omro.

  Carol is preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Victor, Edward and Charles Jr. and sisters; Bernice, Diane and Betty. 

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Gregory J. Langreck


 

GREGORY JAMES LANGRECK, age 60, of Greenwood, joined his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, with his loving wife and family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood with a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Rev. Steve Brice.  Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Greenwood.  Pallbearers will be: Jim Barr, Ryan Nielsen, Randy Vollrath, Terry Olson, Gary Krause, and Rod Kerksieck.  Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood on Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a 7:45 p.m. prayer service, and again on Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

     Greg was born in Marshfield, WI on May 28, 1955 to Ferdinand and Cecelia (Wilson) Langreck.  He grew up and was educated in Greenwood at St. Mary’s Catholic School and graduated from Greenwood High School in 1973.  Following graduation, Greg attended Mid-State Technical College in Stevens Point for two years for small engine repair.  He also served in the National Guard.  After college, he worked at Craft in Marshfield and then took over the family business, Parkway Bar.  He was later employed as a supervisor at Liberty Homes in Dorchester for many years.  Greg married Charlotte Fortuna and they later divorced. He married Cathy Ludwig and they had two children, Adam and Troy Langreck.  They later divorced.  On July 19, 2014, he married the love of his life and best friend, Denice Voss, and together they owned and operated the Blue Mirror and Parkway Pines in Greenwood.  He was a member of the Holy Name Society and St. Mary’s Parish, Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, and Tavern League of Wisconsin.
     Greg had a genuine love for life and enjoyed laughing and spending time with family and friends.  He loved his sons deeply and taught them everything he knew about hunting and fishing.  Greg was a kind and giving person with a big heart.  He would help anyone at any time no matter how busy he was.  He had many accomplishments, and devoted much of his life toward making Greenwood a great place to live and visit.  He used his skilled craftsmanship and attention to detail to remodel and reopen Parkway Pines, a supper club in Greenwood, originally opened as Parkway Bar by his parents in 1964.  This building will serve as a lasting monument of his dedication to those living in and around Greenwood for many years to come.  Greg was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting, playing cards, and playing softball in his younger years.
     He is survived by his wife: Denice Langreck; son: Adam Langreck; and grandson: Lane Langreck, all of Greenwood.  He is further survived by seven brothers and sisters: Francis (Maria) Langreck of Cottage Grove, MN; Josephine (late Lawrence) Lindner of Loyal, WI; Joseph (Mary) Langreck of Lancaster, WI; Mary (Frank) Trunkel of Menomonie, WI; Patricia (Richard) Scherer of Greenwood, WI; Janet (Neil) Krause of Curtiss, WI; and Robert (Elaine) Langreck of Spencer, WI; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
     He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Troy Langreck, on April 18, 2008; parents: Ferdinand and Cecelia Langreck; brother: Donald Langreck; sister: Cecelia Langreck; brother-in-law: Lawrence Lindner, and several nieces and nephews.

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Wilma Edith "Billie Rae" Swaney


 

Wilma Edith “Billie Rae” Swaney, 82 of Gilman, under the care of Hope
Hospice while residing at Miller Alternative Care went home to be with the
Lord on August 10th, 2015. Billie was born on February 19, 1933 in

Bruce, Wisconsin the daughter of the late Basil and Edith (Brown)
Mahoney. She attended Bruce High School and at the tender age of 17
married her lifelong soul mate William “Bill” Swaney. They began their
married life in St. Paul, Minnesota and in 1951 moved to north of Bruce
where they began farming. In 1957 they moved to the Gilman/Hannibal
area and continued to farm until 2004 when they moved to Gilman.
Billie was a member of Christ Community Church of Jump River where she
spent many years overseeing the ladies aide. Besides spending her time
milking cows, gardening, being an active homemaker she enjoyed
quilting, embroidery, reading and her family time. Billie is remember for
her canned dill pickles, German chocolate cake and her love and faith of
her Savior.
  Billie is sadly missed by her husband of 65 years, William of Thorp, three
children, Pam (Ken) Glidden of Lublin, Lonnie (Peggy) Swaney of DePere
and Deb (Tim) Lewan of Thorp, 13 grandchildren, Michael, Alan, Marie,
Katie, Christopher, Jacob, Shane, Chad, Stacy, Marissa, Derek,
Cassandra and Brandon, 11 great grandchildren and two sisters, JoAnn
Barlow of Ladysmith and Donna Foster of Boise, Idaho.

  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, August 15, 2015

at Christ Community Church of Jump River with Pastor Joey Olsen
officiating. Burial will follow the meal in the Meadowbrook Cemetery-
Gilman. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 PM on Friday at the Gilman
Funeral Home and from 9 AM until time of service Saturday at the Church.

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Melvin "McGee" W. Mildbrand


 

MELVIN “McGee” W. MILDBRAND

 

AGE: 92

 

ADDRESS: Resident of Medford

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:55 A.M. Sunday, August 02, 2015 at Deerview Meadows in Medford surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church in Medford

 

OFFICIATING: Pastor James Krueger

 

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

 

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford and also 12:00 P.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Medford

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 8, 1923 in Medford

 

EDUCATION: Melvin attended Medford Area Schools and was a 1941 graduate of Medford Area High School

 

MARRIAGE: September 17, 1949 in Medford to Arvella L. Kraschnewski and she survives

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After high school, Melvin joined the U.S. Army and served during World War II from 1941 until 1945 in the Pacific Theater on the Island of Tinian as a bomb loader. After his service, he worked for the Bottle Gas Company in Medford for a period of time. Melvin then worked for his father-in-law at Walter Kraschnewski Construction in Medford for a period of time while also working at Milly’s Bowling Alley. He then worked at Hurd’s Windows and Siding in Medford for 2 years before he became a well-known mink rancher. Melvin enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing baseball, woodworking and watching his grandchildren play sports.

 

MEMBER OF: Medford Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post#5729, Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church & the Medford Mink Association

 

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Arvella L. Mildbrand of Medford

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Michael (Cindy) Mildbrand of Soldotna, AK, Scott (Gail) Mildbrand & Amy (Dennis) Blasel both of Medford

 

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 4 GR-GRANDDAUGHTERS: 1

 

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Edward & Walter Mildbrand

 

DECEASED FATHER: Ernest Mildbrand

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Rosaline C. (Heinle)Mildbrand

 

PALLBEARERS: Honorary Urnbearers: Grandsons-Jonny Mildbrand, Nicholas & Benjamin Blasel Active: Grandson-Thomas Mildbrand
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Arthur F. Homer


 

ARTHUR F. HOMER

 

AGE: 77

 

ADDRESS: Deerview Meadows Assisted Living, Medford

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:30 PM Thursday, Aug. 6 at Deerview Meadows Assisted Living, Medford where he had resided for the past 3 months most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Thursday, August 13 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

 

OFFICIATING: Rev. David Clements

 

INTERMENT: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II at a later date

 

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Thursday, August 13

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 5, 1938 at Peoria, IL

 

EDUCATION: Silver Creek Elementary school, Westboro and was a graduate of Westboro High School

 

MARRIAGE: At South Milwaukee, WI to Angie Fuerlinger and they were later divorced

 

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked at Hurd Millwork in Medford for a period of time. Moved to South Milwaukee and worked as a machinist at B. E. Fabrication for many years until his retirement. He recently moved to Medford to be near family. He enjoyed restoring old cars, stock car racing, camping, traveling, golfing, fishing, bowling, ballroom dancing and singing barber shop quartet.

 

SURVIVING SPECIAL FRIEND: Patricia “Pat” Gauger of Mukwonago, WI

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter – Rita Lashley of Cudahy, WI

 

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 4 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 8

 

NIECES/NEPHEWS: Richard, Keith (Audrey) & Mark (fiance-Robin Engel) Homer all of Medford
Margaret, Jim & Tim Budinger all of Marshfield
Further survived by many great nieces/nephews

 

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Mary Elliott of Marshfield
Sister-in-law: Donna (Bob) Shadrick of Phillips

 

BROTHERS/SISTERS/RELATIVES DECEASED: Twin Brother – Ernest Homer in 2009
Nephew – Howie Homer in 1986

 

DECEASED FATHER: James Franklin Homer

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Viola Evelyn Thompson

 

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to either Hope Hospice of Medford or the Aspirus Dialysis Center, Medford
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

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Norbert Fredrick Diedrich


 

Norbert Fredrick Diedrich, 88, passed away on July 31, 2015 at the Golden Living Center of Abbotsford. Memorial services will be Thursday Aug 6, 2015 at 4:00PM at Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford, WI. Pastor Bruce Jahnke of the E Free Church will be officiating. Visitation will be from noon until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Military Honors will be provided by Colby VFW post #2227.

 

  Norb was born April 18, 1927 in Colby to Frederick & Lena Diedrich. He was raised and attended school in Colby. He joined the Navy and is a veteran of WWII and the Korean war. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign War Huber-Schmitt-Bruesewitz-Decker VFW Post 2227, served as commander from 1974 to 1977 and always enjoyed spending time with his friends there.

 

  Norb’s favorite hangout was Amber’s Café in Colby—owned by his granddaughter. He’d spend hours there most days visiting and joking with customers, just staying in touch with the townspeople.

He married Nettie Mae "Bunny" Correira Bunting on Oct 30, 1948 and together raised 6 children.

Norb was a truck driver—he drove truck in Milwaukee for many years, then for Schjoneman’s in Colby finally, semi-retired, he drove truck for Abbyland until he had to quit due to declining health.

 

  He is survived by three sons, Robert (Marcia) of Colby, Thomas (Terri) of Amherst, David (Darlene) of Colby; two daughters; Susan (Scott) Choitz of Colby, and Sandra (David) Witt of Colby. He is also survived by one brother, Carl (Nancy) of Tripoli; one sister, Dee Werlinger of West Allis; 14 grandchildren and15 great- grandchildren.

 

  Norbert was proceeded in death by his parents, his wife, Bunny; one son, James; brothers Harold & Fredrick; sister Joyce Moesch, and one grandson Ronald.

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Delores "Dolo" Jean Stock


 

Dolores "Dolo" Jean Stock, age 83, of Owen, left us July 31, 2015 in her home under the tender care of Hope Hospice, with her loving husband and 8 children by her side. Her family took care of Dolo during her battle with lung cancer.

 

  A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11:00AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen. Father Janusz Kowalski will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:00AM until time of service on Tuesday at the church. Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen is entrusted with the arrangements.

  Dolo was born in Gary, IN on November 5, 1931 to John and Clara (Crystal) Slobodnik. In the mid 1940's her and her family moved to rural Withee. Dolo went to high school in Withee, where she met the love of her life, Herb Stock. They got married in 1950 at the Holy Rosary Church. Together they raised 8 children. She quilted, knitted, crocheted and sewed our clothes for us. Every summer she would make sure the station wagon was filled with food and goodies for the family camping trips.
Dolo had an adventurous spirit. She enjoyed everything; golfing, camping, hiking, gardening, dancing, singing in the choir, playing piano, playing Santa Claus at the nursing home, and volunteering for Christmas Tree Lane. She was full of life. She would do anything if she knew it would bring a person joy and happiness.

  Dolo is survived by her husband, Herb, and 8 children; Terri, Connie, Jacque, Toni, Casey, Kelly, Mike, and Bill. She will be missed dearly by her 10 grandchildren, 16 Great-grandchildren, and 1 Great-great-grandchild. Dolo is further survived by two brothers, Larry and Dick.

  She is proceeded in death by her parents, John and Clara.
Dolo will be remembered as a self-less, loving, and caring person. She brought sunshine wherever she went.

  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Hope Hospice in Medford and Ministry Healthcare in Marshfield.

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