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5/1/2009 GBPG

Englebert, Mary

Mary "Mayme" J. (Charles) Englebert, 89, 921 Pleasant Ridge Rd., Brussels, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Cardinal Ridge Residential Facility.

She was born on June 3, 1919, in the town of Union, to the late Joseph and Florentine Charles.

On May 31, 1937, she married George Englebert at St. Mary of the Snow Catholic Church in Namur. Together Mayme and George farmed her family's homestead until their retirement in 1972.

Mayme was a good seamstress, making many of the clothes she wore. After retirement, she spent her leisure time and energy knitting afghans and slippers, crocheting lace doilies and table cloths, making patchwork quilts with fancy stitches and braiding area rugs. She took pride in her handiwork and enjoyed gifting her work to her family.

For about 15 years Mayme and George were the caretakers of the church building and grounds and cemetery for St. Mary of the Snow Church. Their love for working in the soil and making all things green and beautiful was also evident by the time and care spent meticulously maintaining the lawn and gardens around their home. Mayme's life was centered around George, her beloved husband of 68 years, who preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2005. The time spent with her five children and their families brought her much joy and comfort.

Survivors include her five children, Ronald and Patricia Englebert, Luxemburg; Donald and Mary Ann Englebert, Gerald and Janice Englebert, Janice and Leonard Zittlow, and David and Dixie Englebert, all of Brussels; grandchildren, Diane (Dennis) Derenne, Robert Kipp, Laurie Dellise, Mark (Michelle) Englebert, Kim (Tony) Kipp, Dennis (Kim) Englebert, Steven (Lori) Englebert, Chistine (Mark) Rockendorf, Veronica (William) Herlache, Kevin Englebert, Angela (Christopher) Polk, Kay Englebert, James (Dawn) Englebert, John (Karen) Englebert, Joseph (Jackie) Englebert, Jerome (Tara) Englebert, Lisa (Tim) O'Halloran, Michael (Susan) Zittlow, Sara (Michael) Kelleher, Nicole (Steven) Korb, Rebecca (Jamie) Charles, and Jennifer (Mark) Jandrin; 70 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two stepsisters, Gladys Ettien, Green Bay; and Viola (Harvey) Bouche, Casco; her four sisters-in-law, Dorothy Challe, Alvina Matzke, Bertine (Richard) Mertens and Eunice (Orville) Gauger; and a special cousin, Arlene Deprey.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mayme was preceded in death by her infant sister (1917); a brother, John (1936); granddaughters, Brenda Kipp (2005) and Deborah Englebert (1973); a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rose Englebert (2005); her stepfather, Joseph Ferron (1968); stepsister, Mary (Wilfred) Moens; two stepbrothers, Raymond (Mathilda) Ferron and Louie (Orpha) Ferron; stepbrother-in-law, William Ettien; three sisters-in-law, Ruth Malfroid, Irene and Dolores Englebert; and three brothers-in-law, Eli Malfroid, John Challe and Rueben Matzke.

Funeral services will be 10:15 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay and 11 a.m. at St. Francis and St. Mary Church in Brussels with Rev. Pius Cotter officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Namur. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday May 1, 2009 and Saturday 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay. On-line condolences may be made at www.forbesfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Cardinal Ridge CBRF in Sturgeon Bay for the care they gave Mayme.

Williquette, John A.

On Wednesday, April 29, 2009, John A. "Jack" Williquette, 63, Green Bay, lost his valiant fight against cancer. He passed away at the Jack & Engrid Meng Unity Residence with his family at his side.

He was born April 4, 1946, in Green Bay, to Lawrence and Irene (Deneys) Williquette. He attended Howe and Washington Junior High Schools in Green Bay, and Delavan School for the Deaf in Delevan.

He was employed by Green Bay Foods, now Bay Valley Food, retiring in May of 2008.

In his earlier years, he enjoyed spending time at his cottage in Crivitz. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his younger nieces and nephews. Jack was often found with his puzzle books and liked watching movies about nature and animals. He was very fond of his pet cat, Precious.

Jack will be fondly remembered for his sense of humor. Even at his sickest, he would always smile and do or say something that would make his family laugh.

He will be deeply missed by those who loved him.

Jack is survived by his sisters, brothers and their spouses, Judy and Richard Walenski, Jean and Edward Rohr, Ilene and Louis Rohr, Mary Williquette (Brian), Ray Williquette, Larry and Mary Williquette, and Randall "Willy" Williquette. Jack is also survived by a goddaughter, Lori; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and an uncle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Debbie; a sister-in-law, Betty Williquette; his grandparents; and his cat, Pepper.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Friday (today). The funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday (today) at the funeral home with Robin Therese, Pastoral Minister of the Quad Parishes officiating. Burial will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

A memorial fund has been established.

The family extends a special thank you to Jack's nurses and the staff of Unity Hospice, his caregivers at Bellin Cancer Center, his very special personal nurse, Kelly Walenski, and his aunts for their prayers.

5/2/2009 GBPG

Van Pee, Kathleen M.

Kathleen M. Van Pee, 81, Mauston passed away Friday, May 1, 2009, at Fair View Nursing Home, Mauston. Kathleen was born on Oct. 29, 1927, the daughter of Frank and Anna (Jacobs) Micksch in Green Bay, Wis.

She graduated from Green Bay East High School. Kathleen was united in marriage to Donald F. Van Pee on Nov. 8, 1947, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Green Bay. She and Don enjoyed 61 years of marriage. They moved to Mauston in 1982 and she was vital to the operation of Castle Rock Golf Course. Kathleen enjoyed golfing, bowling, sewing, embroidery, latch hooking, cooking and baking. She especially loved being with her family.

She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Our Lady of Lourdes Circle.

Kathleen is survived by her loving husband, Don; children, Jim (Anne) Van Pee, Mauston; Gary (Peggy) Van Pee, Mauston; Joanne (John) Fitzgerald, Evansville, Wis.;, Tom (fiancee, Carol) Van Pee, Madison; nine grandchildren, Scott (Lori) Van Pee, Steve (Heather) Van Pee, Molly (Brent) Demaske, Jason (Sara) Van Pee, Jodi (David) Elsing, Kevin Fitzgerald, Brian Fitzgerald, Savanna (Justin) Babcock, Jessica Van Pee; five great-grandchildren, Olivia Van Pee, Alex Van Pee, Samantha Van Pee, Dylan Demaske and Carson Demaske; and one brother, Robert (Laurella) Micksch Green Bay.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Roger Micksch and sister, Marcella Van Donsel.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 4, 2009, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Mauston.Entombment will be at Allouez Mausoleum, Green Bay. Friends may call on Sunday, May 3, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Crandall Funeral Home, Mauston, and on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Renier, Richard "Dick"

Richard "Dick" Renier, 79, Green Bay, passed away at home on Thursday, April 30, 2009, with his wife of 58 years by his side. He was born on Aug. 18, 1929, to Edmund and Irene (Hansen) Renier. He married Beverly "Mae" Saunders on June 9, 1951, in West Moravian Church, Green Bay.

Dick was originally a member of Grace Lutheran Church, where he was baptized and confirmed. He also attended Nicolet Grade School, where his favorite teacher was Ms. Minnie Maas. He then moved onto Washington Junior High School and eventually graduated from East High School in 1949.

From high school, Dick started working for Lainge Standard Service, the major gas station of the east side, located downtown Green Bay, across from the YMCA. Shortly after, Dick joined the Naval Reserves only before he switched to the Marine Corps Reserves of the Thirteenth Engineering Company. In September 1950, he was sent to Korea and landed at Inchon during the bombing of Seoul. He was one of the few survivors of the Chosin Reservior. After returning from the war, Dick took on a job for Toledo Scales for 25 years, until he opened his own business, Northland Scales.

Dick enjoyed spending time at his cottage fishing, deer hunting, gardening, cooking and reading. He enjoyed cutting the grass on his tractor and loved the outdoors and all of the animals that came to eat the bread he would lay out for them on the hill. Dick was also a former member of the Green Bay Gun Club, the Elks Club, the TPA, and the VFW, where he was a past Commander. He also collected electric trains and enjoyed setting them up around the Christmas tree.

Survivors include his wife Mae; his mother, Irene; brother, David; a brother-in-law, Jim Saunders; and many nieces and nephews.

Dick was preceded in death by his father, Edmund; in-laws, Charlotte Renier, Clayton (Florence), Bert (Vai), Ruth (Pete), Hope (Bernie), Don (Carol), his Godfather /uncle, William (Lillian) Renier, and Beverly (Glen) Knudson.

Gathering time for friends and family will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. with Pastor Marian Boyle officiating. Military Honors to follow. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Green Bay.

Memorials to Unity Hospice or Bay Area Humane Society in Dick's name would be appreciated.

A special thank you to Tracy, Sharon, Karen, Amanda and the Staff from Unity Hospice for their compassionate care.

Online condolences can be given at www.schauer-schumacherfuneralhome.com.

SCHAUER &

SCHUMACHER

FUNERAL HOME

432-4841

Quimby, James P.

James P. Quimby, 74, Suamico, died Friday, May 1, 2009. He was born Oct. 17, 1934, in Manawa, to Ralph and Claire (Dunlevy) Quimby. On Oct. 19, 1957, he married Carole Euclide at Annunciation Catholic Church in Green Bay. James served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He had been employed by the Green Bay & Western Railroad for ten years. James was a sales rep for Melotte Skaletski Meat Distributors. He had been a chef in the Green Bay Area for many years and a partner in the Satellite Lounge at Austin Straubel Field.

Survivors include his wife, Carole; three daughters and their spouses, Kathy Quimby and her special friend, Ron, Kerry and Jim Grignon, Kelly and Dave Nelson, all of Green Bay; her grandchildren, Melissa (Mike Jerguns), Mindy, Matthew and Michael Gerrits, Nicholas McDermid, Nathan and Nichole McDermid, Jonathan and Joshua Nelson; four great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Donyea, Devon, David; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Suzanne Quimby, St. Paul, Minn.; two sisters-in-law, Joyce Wirtz, Green Bay; Nancy Pettys, San Diego, Calif.; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, John, in 1984; his parents; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Ethel Euclide; a brother, David; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Robert Euclide, Jeanette and Francis Gingle; Marie and Norbert Mostek, Robert Wirtz, Oscar Pettys; a nephew, Steven Wirtz; two nieces, Lisa and Maria Gingle.

Friends may call at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 2270 S. Oneida St., from 11 a.m. to noon Monday. A memorial Mass will be held at noon Monday at the church.

Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

The Quimby family extends a special thank you to the entire staff of Unity Hospice for their wonderful care, especially Lisa, Lori, Rikki and Bob.

Delsart, Eunice A.

Eunice A. Delsart, 88, Oconto Falls, died Thursday evening, April 30, 2009, at Sharpe Care.

Visitation will be held at the Oconto Falls United Methodist Church after 10 am Tuesday, May 5, 2009, until the time of service which will he held 11 a.m. Tuesday. Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) is serving the Delsart family. a complete obituary will appear in the Sunday edition of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Perrault, Patricia

Patricia Perrault, 60, Green Bay, died Saturday, May 2, 2009, after an 11-year battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 30, 1949, to the late Earl and Evelyn (Champeau) Perrault in Green Bay. Patricia enjoyed crafts and taking road trips with her girlfriends. She had been a member of the Moose Lodge for many years.

Survivors include her two sons, Thomas J. Duquaine and his girlfriend, Melissa Trinka, Scott (Nancy) Duquaine; daughter, Rochelle (Bob) Meidem; four grandchildren, Austin Lawrence and Aizja Duquaine, Duke and Zoe Meidem; sister, JoAnn (Eugene) Gillis; five brothers, Earl (Gloria) Perrault, Don (Paula) Perrault, Richard (Ginny) Perrault, Jerry (Renee) Perrault and David (Diana) Perrault; two godchildren, Amy Duquaine and Terrence "Bud" Perrault; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Michelle; brother, Gene Perrault.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. Monday, May 4, 2009, at Lyndahl Funeral Home where a funeral service will take place at 7 p.m. with Chaplain Brad McIntyre officiating. Interment at Allouez Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Patricia's name.

The family would like to thank Dr. Bayer and the entire nursing staff at St. Vincent Hospital.

Lyndahl Funeral Home

and Cremation Services

1350 Lombardi Avenue

(920) 499-1223

Manteufel, Luella "Lu" (Wickman)

Luella "Lu" (Wickman) Manteufel, 73, Allouez resident, passed away Friday morning, May 1, 2009, at her home with her family by her side. Lu was born Jan. 5, 1936, in Ellison Bay, Wis., to the late Clarence and Myrtle (Root) Wickman. She graduated from Green Bay East High School and married Elery "Al" Manteufel on Aug. 17, 1956, in Iowa. He preceded her in death on June 6, 1999. Lu was employed in the food service division for the board of education in Green Bay until her retirement from East High School in 2001. She enjoyed riding mopeds in Door County, crocheting and gardening. Lu enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren who were her pride and joy. She was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church.

She is survived by three children, Wendy (Bill) Jolly, Lynne Manteufel and Michael (Sue) Manteufel, all of Green Bay; four grandchildren, Kristy and Jason Jolly, Michael Jr. and Amanda Lu Manteufel; three brothers, Darvin (Marilyn), Roy and Lyle (Ginny) Wickman, all of Green Bay; one sister, Janis (Lee) Dechamps, New Franken; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Wickman

Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., Monday after 4 p.m. until time of service. Funeral Service 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Rev. David Hatch officiating. Entombment at Nicolet Memorial Gardens. On-line condolences may be sent to the Manteufel family at www.prokowall.com.

Lu's family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff of Unity Hospice, Green Bay Oncology, Dr. Michael Volk and especially Terri LaBrec. A special thank you to Lu's sister, Janis Dechamps, and brother, Butch, and his wife, Marilyn, for all the care and consideration given to Lu and the rest of the family.

LeCaptain, Charles C.

Charles C. LeCaptain, 91, Green Bay, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 2, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1917, in the Town of Red River, Kewaunee County, to Joseph and Odile (Fameree) LeCaptain. Charles served three years in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Technical Sergeant in a weather reconnaissance squadron in the European Theatre during World War II. He was awarded the Air Medal for flying in extremely adverse weather conditions. After returning home, he married Grace Fabry on Nov. 28, 1946. He retired from Bay West Paper Company in 1984 after 36 years of service.

Charles was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He was a charter member of St. Agnes Parish and devoutly religious. He was a member of the Green Bay Golden K, the Experienced Traffic Club and the Royal Order of Pine Snakes. He was active with the Boy Scouts. Charles loved to golf and golfed every day until stopping for health reasons. He was an avid Packers fan and sat through the Ice Bowl. He was the kindest man we have ever known and will be sadly missed.

Survivors include three children, Mary LeCaptain and her special friend, Monica Gilboa, Albuquerque, N.M.; Susan Deering and her husband, Scot, De Pere; Scott LeCaptain and his wife, Jeanice, Green Bay; three grandchildren, Tricia (Larry) Garrison, Michael "Scottie" Deering, Christopher Deering; a great-granddaughter, Cassandra Grace Garrison; one sister, Ellen Naze; two brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Bernie and Pearl Neville, Jerome Robson, Helen LeCaptain and Denise LeCaptain.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace; two brothers, James and Jules LeCaptain; and a sister, Florence Robson.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1484 Ninth St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Military Honors will follow the funeral services. Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send on-line condolences, please visit www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

The LeCaptain family extends a special thank you to Dr. Richards and the Emergency Room and 7th Floor staff of St. Vincent Hospital for their support and care.

Kinstetter, Lorraine

Lorraine Kinstetter, 82, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2009, at the Kewaunee Care Center. She was born Aug. 19, 1926, in Kewaunee, to the late Albert and Elsie (Hastreiter) Zipperer. Lorraine and her husband, Elmer, owned a dairy farm in the Town of Casco, until retiring. She loved letter writing, which produced countless international friendships. Lorraine also loved crafting the stationery and envelopes she used to write her letters. She especially enjoyed photography.

Lorraine married Elmer Kinstetter on Oct. 23, 1946, at St. Joseph Church, Alverno. Elmer preceded her in death on May 5, 2006.

She is survived by her children, Sandy (AJ) Schroeder, De Pere; Kay (Leonard) Frank, Casco; Clint (Karen) Kinstetter, Kewaunee; Lynn (Brian) Cerkas, Manitowoc; Joe (Teri) Kinstetter, Luxemburg; David (Angela) Kinstetter, Florida; Ken (Ann) Kinstetter, Kewaunee; Don (Janet) Kinstetter, Wyoming; Rob Kinstetter, Luxemburg; 27 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Keup and Dolores (Melvin) Shimon.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanore Schmoock.

Friends may call at Wiesner-Massart Funeral Home, Casco, on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Tuesday morning at the funeral home until 10 a.m. Prayer service will be Monday evening. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Holy Trinity Catholic Chuch, Casco, at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Lorraine's family wishes to thank the staff at Kewaunee Care Center and Dr. Tom Zenner for their care, kindness and concern. A special thank you to Fr. Milton Suess for meeting Lorraine's spiritual needs.

Hendricks, Orrin R. "Dick"

Orrin R. "Dick" Hendricks, 81, Menasha, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Rennes Health Center. He was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Appleton, Wis., son of the late Orin A. and Mina (Van Heuklon) Hendricks. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Mary Ann Welhouse on Dec. 17, 1950; she preceded him in death in 1998. Dick was a truck driver for Badger Ready Mix for more than 30 years.

Dick is survived by his children, Chris (Lorna) Hendricks, Menasha; Keith (Nancy) Hendricks, Gilbert, Ariz.; Mary Ann (Tom) Gloede, Menasha; James (Peggy) Hendricks, Omro; Eric (Stephanie) Hendricks, Menasha; Cathy (Michael) Rippey, Corral de Tierra, Calif.; and Mike (Debi) Hendricks, Clayton; sister, Carol (Ken) Kositzke, Appleton; 15 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Dick is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann; sisters, Ruth, Thelma, Iva and Mary; and brothers, Ben, Roger and Karl.

A funeral service for Dick will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Appleton, with Fr. Michael O'Rourke officiating. Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Appleton. Visitation will be 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 4, 2009, at St. Mary Catholic Church, and again on Wednesday, May 6 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at church.

A memorial fund has been established.

The family would like to express our deepest appreciation and thanks to the staff at Rennes Health Care for the wonderful care and compassion they shared with Dick and his family.

VALLEY FUNERAL HOME

2211 N. Richmond Street

Appleton, WI 54911

920-733-5435

www.valleyfh.com

Fertig, Brian E.

Brian E. Fertig, 34, Alexandria, Va., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 18, 2009. He was born Jan. 17, 1975, in Chicago Ill., to Siegfried and Inge (Beckers) Fertig. Brian graduated from Marquette University with his MBA in Business Administration, a Graduate Degree in Law and his Master Degree in Electrical Engineering. He was currently employed at the United States Patent & Trade Office in Alexandria, Va.

Brian had a love for life, education, movies, traveling, camping, cooking, computers and computer tools, model airplanes, model sailboats, video games and his Legos.

Survivors include his fiancee, Tina Engebose, Luxemburg; his parents, Siegfried and Inge Fertig, Arlington Heights, Ill.; one brother, Michael Fertig, Sunnyvale, Calif.; and one cousin, Monika Vidahl, Heinsberg, Germany; Tina's parents, Cletus and Theresa Engebose, Luxemburg; and many friends.

Friends may call at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg between 10 and 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Milton Suess officiating. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg.

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG. is assisting the Engebose/Fertig Family.

Online messages of sympathy may be e-mailed to mcmahonfh@centurytel.net

Demeny, Rose Katherine

Rose Katherine (Cichantek) Demeny, 96, Abrams, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, April 30, 2009. She was born Aug. 7, 1912, in Hofa Park, to the late Stanley and Mary Cichantek. Rose married Adolph Joseph Demeny on July 27, 1929, in Menominee, Mich.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Mary Demeny, LaFeria, Texas; and James and Nancy Demeny, North Carolina; grandchildren, Larry (Paula), Tom (Theresa), Sue, Judy (Alvaro Aviles), Dan (Tracy), Mike (Lori), Marilyn (Mark Thompson), John (Dawn), Don (Amy), Marc, Owen (Jennifer) and Kevin (Annette); great-grandchildren, Susan, Beth, Kathy, Jessie, Rebecca, Roxanne, Adam, Hailey, Maclaie, Kelsey, Jamie, Tyler, Jordan, Cole, Drew, Ashley, Joshua, Gary, Casey, Tiffany, John, Whitley, AnnaRose, Jacob, Kayla, and Megan; great-great-grandchildren, Emily, Kylie Rose, Isabella and Natalie; and extended family members, Justin, Jessica, Stacy, Taylor, Trista, and Ashtyn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph; two sons, Cyril and Robert; a daughter-in-law, Martha; four brothers, Frank, Walter, Robert, and Roman; one sister, Clara; one grandson, Rick; and one great-grandson, Dylan.

Family and friends may visit St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Sobieski, on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Gerald Prusakowski, O.F.M. presiding. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chase. Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski is serving the Demeny family.

A Special thank you is extended to Unity Hospice for their care, support, and compassion for Rose.

Online Condolences may be expressed at www.marnochafuneralhome.com.

Delsart, Eunice A.

Eunice A. Delsart, 88, Oconto Falls, died Thursday evening, April 30, 2009, at Sharpe Care. She was born July 12, 1920, in Forestville, to John and Alice (Herlache) Delfosse. She grew up in the Town of Brussels, where she graduated from high school with the Class of 1938. Following graduation from high school, she attended business school in Green Bay.

On June 24, 1943, she married Millard A. Delsart in Rosiere, Wis. The couple moved to Oconto Falls in 1947, where they raised their three boys. She was a longtime member of the Oconto Falls United Methodist Church where she served in a number of positions including communion steward, charter member and former treasurer of United Methodist Women, craft and finance committee for the construction of the present church facility. Eunice also enjoyed many kinds of crafts including painting pictures, sewing, crocheting, knitting, quilting and doing ceramics, even teaching ceramics class at the local senior center.

Survivors include her three sons, Lawrence Delsart, Denver, Colo.; Robert (Mary) Delsart, Penn., and Alan (Christine) Delsart, Green Bay; five grandchildren, Todd (Peg) Delsart, Becky (Ed) Brady, Leann (Mike) Matney, Justin (special friend, Andrea Rice) Delsart, Linda Veerkamp; six great-grandchildren, Kevin and Andrew Delsart, Ian Matney, Kiley and Eden Delsart, Reagan Brady; one brother, John (Judy) Delfosse, Casco; one sister, Mrs. Lillian Bunkelmann, De Pere; one sister-in-law, Lorraine Delfosse, Casco.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Millard, on March 11, 2006; and one brother, Lloyd Delfosse.

Visitation will be held at the Oconto Falls United Methodist Church after 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009, until the time of service. Funeral services will he held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Diane Fite officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls. Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) is serving the Delsart family.

The Delsart family would like to thank Sharpe Care and Unity Hospice for their care and compassion during their time with Eunice.

Robillard, Lillian M.

Lillian M. Robillard, 95, Green Bay, passed away on May 2, 2009. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday's paper. Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Tlachac, Helen M.

Helen M. Tlachac, 91, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Century Ridge Assisted Living Facility, Bellevue.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced in the Tuesday edition of the Press Gazette by Proko-Wall Funeral Home. (920) 468-4111.

5/2/2009 Post Crescent

Cotnoir, Richard E.

Dick Cotnoir, age 76, of Kimberly, died on April 30, 2009, at Cherry Meadows in Appleton. Dick was born on November 26, 1932, in Niagara, Wisconsin, to the late Edward and Alice (Du Frane) Cotnoir. He married Janet M. Dix in Kimberly on March 2, 1957. Dick was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army-Medical Corps. He began his career as a printer at Kimberly-Clark in 1951, retiring as a supervisor at New Page in 1996. Dick was a life-time member of the Kimberly American Legion. He was an avid Packers fan and enjoyed camping.

Survivors include Janet, his wife of 52 years; his children: Michael Cotnoir (Kathy Dorn), Little Chute; Randall Cotnoir, Town of Harrison; Kathy (Scott) Strebe, Menasha; and Steven (Greta) Cotnoir, Combined Locks; his grandchildren: Luke Strebe, Hannah Cotnoir and Zack Cotnoir; his great-granddaughter, Ava Strebe; his brother, Thomas (Mary Ruth) Cotnoir, Kimberly; his in-laws: Ronald (Shirley) Dix, Combined Locks; Dan Dix, Kimberly; and James Thompson, Breed, Wisconsin; and his best friend, Willie (Lois) Rowe, Kimberly.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Yvonne Thompson.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at JANSEN-FARGO FUNERAL HOME, 204 E. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly, with Deacon Bud Klister officiating. Friends may call directly at the funeral home on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until the time of services. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. A memorial has been established in Dick's name.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Cherry Meadows, especially Chris De Decker.

Jansen-Fargo

Funeral Home

204 E. Kimberly Avenue

Kimberly 54136

Online Condolences

www.wichmannfargo.com

Rasmussen, Henrietta F.

Henrietta F. Rasmussen, of Appleton, age 74, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Cherry Meadows Hospice. She was born on April 12, 1935, in Navarino; daughter of the late Henry Schwandt and Faye Leeman. Henrietta was married to Roger J. Rasmussen on July 1, 1961, at the Calvary Bible Church, Neenah. Henrietta formerly taught school in Navarino, Bonduel and Shawano. She had been an Appleton resident since 1964. She enjoyed volunteering and was a lifelong member of Calvary Bible Church, Neenah.

Henrietta is survived by her husband, Roger, Appleton; daughters: Sally Rasmussen (special friend Mike Grunske), Neenah; Lynn (Rick) Kelpinski, Appleton; sons: Bruce (Mia) Rasmussen, Appleton; David Rasmussen, Appleton; Todd (Alice) Rasmussen, Neenah; six grandchildren: Shane Rasmussen, Joshua Rasmussen, Alyssa Morgan, Casey Kelpinski, Lindsay Kelpinski, Robbie Rasmussen; one great granddaughter, Raina; brother Laverne (Joan) Schwandt, Neenah; sisters-in-law: Joan Hansen, Madison, Judy Schwandt, Neenah; she is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Lee Schwandt and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 4, 2009, 11 a.m. at Calvary Bible Church with the Rev. Rick Ribble officiating. A visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. The interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established for Cherry Meadows Hospice.

The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers of Cherry Meadow Hospice for their wonderful, compassionate care given to our wife, mother and grandmother. We appreciate the many hugs and memories.

WESTGOR

FUNERAL HOMES

205 W. Doty Avenue

Neenah - 920-722-7151

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Ehmke, Carol P.

Carol P. Ehmke, 80, Omro, was born into eternal life on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh. She was born April 4, 1929, in Milwaukee , to the late Wilbur and Alice (Mueller) Pratt and grew up in Omro. Carol graduated from Omro High School and attended the Oshkosh Business College. On May 19, 1951, she and Art Ehmke were married at Grace Lutheran Church in Omro, by the Rev. H.D. Boyer. Carol was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Omro, where she served as the choir director for many years. She loved music and spending time with her grandchildren.

Carol is survived by her husband of 57 years, Art Ehmke, Omro; her children, Nancy (John) Griedl, Bob (Jackie) Ehmke, all of Omro; Janet (David) Zerbe, Karen (James) Anderson, all of Oshkosh; eight grandchildren, Scott Griedl, Randy (Monica) Griedl, Shannon and Jacob Ehmke, Andrea (Brad) Albright, Leslie Zerbe (fiance, Ryan Guilette), Alexander and Quincy Anderson; four great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Anna Griedl, Isabella and Ava Albright; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Along with her parents, Carol was also preceded in death by one brother, Bob Schauer; and one grandson, Gabriel Anderson.

A Funeral Service for Carol will be held on Monday, May 4, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 720 Jackson Ave., Omro, with Pastor Richard Bartholomew officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Neenah. A Visitation for family and friends will be on Monday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the music program at Grace Lutheran Church.

Carol's family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staffs of Aurora Medical Center, Aurora Hospice and Dr. John Weber, and to Dan from Omro Care Center for the care given to her.

Mueller Funeral Home

904 E. Main St.

P.O. Box 250

Winneconne, WI 54986

920-582-4242

Kiel, Lawrence J. "Larry"

Lawrence J. "Larry" Kiel, 82, Darboy, died Thursday, April 30, 2009, at St. Paul Home in Kaukauna. He was born Sept. 24, 1926, in Appleton, the son of the late Henry and Alvina (Dachelet) Kiel. Larry was a 1943 graduate of Appleton West High School. He was then drafted into the Army. After service, Larry married Margaret Schemm at St. Therese Catholic Church, Appleton on July 21, 1951. Together they raised seven children. They lived ten years in Appleton, and then moved to Darboy, where they lived the rest of their married life.

Larry worked at Western Electric before starting with the U.S. Postal Service at the age of 21 and retired with 41 years of service. He was active with the Letter Carriers Union and served as Secretary for three years. After moving to Darboy, Larry served as the first Scout Master in the Boy Scouts. He was a member of the Johnston-Blessman American Legion Post 38 and Appleton Elks #337. After retirement, Larry became an insurance agent for Catholic Order of Foresters. He also served as supervisor for the Outagamie County Board and town supervisor and chairman for the Town of Buchanan.

He loved to go deer hunting with his sons. He also enjoyed traveling. His favorite trips were Australia, Alaska, Germany, Panama Canal and California.

Larry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margaret; children, Mark (Lois), Kaukauna; Daniel (Kathleen), Neenah; Connie (Peter) Frank, Appleton; Karla (Terry) Tierney, Wrightstown; Kristine (LeRoy) Schannauer, Sinking Spring, Penn.; Catherine (John) Safranski, Sturgeon Bay; 15 grandchildren, Stephanie (Michael) Kobussen, Nicholas and William Tierney, Clayton, Jacob, Isaac and Wyatt Schannauer, David, Thomas and Ryan Safranski, Nicole (fiance, Matthew Eiting), Matthew (fiancee, Samantha Weir), Andrew, Kaitlyn, and Tranc Kiel; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Tyler Kobussen; brothers, Robert and John (Eleanor); brother-in-law, Norbert (Joanne) Schemm; and best friend, Marvin Schimmelpfenning. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his son, James; son-in-law, Gregory LeMere; and sister-in-law, Phyllis Kiel.

Visitation will be held Monday, May 4, 2009, at HOLY SPIRIT PARISH - HOLY ANGELS SITE (W2496 Cty. Hwy. KK) beginning at 2 p.m. until time of Mass at 5 p.m. The Rev. David Beaudry will officiate. Military rites conducted by the Jacob Coppus American Legion Post 258 will immediately follow. Committal Holy Angels Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit www.oconnellfuneral services.com.

The Kiel Family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the St. Paul Home and Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion. We would also like to thank Dr. James Richter and his staff.

O'CONNELL

FUNERAL HOME

201 E. Main Street

Little Chute 920-788-6237

Oconnellfuneral

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Robillard, Lillian "Lil"

Lillian "Lil" Robillard, 95, Green Bay, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 2, 2009, while playing a game of Rummikub at Bellevue Retirement Community where she resided for 12 days.

She was born on Feb. 11, 1914, to the late Elizabeth (Le Roy) and Martin Mallien in Brussels, Wis. She was united in marriage to Wilmer Robillard in 1936, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Brussels. They enjoyed 69 years of marriage together.

Lil graduated in 1932 from Brussels High School and 1933 from Wisconsin Rural Normal Teacher's College. She was a 60-year member of the Catholic Foresters and an honorary lifetime member of the National Corps of the Air Force Air Defense Team. For over 40 years, she attended annual retreats at Monte Alverno Retreat Center. She was a current member of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Parish since 1949. She was also a member of their St. Ann Society.

Lil and Will enjoyed spending their summers at their cottage on the bay in Door County and they retreated to Florida for their winters.

Lil was known for her great homemade bread along with other food she prepared and shared with family and friends. Lil truly enjoyed the kitchen and was always baking or cooking. Her many hobbies included crocheting and knitting afghans, hand sewing quilts and she was an avid reader. She will always be remembered for her love of Scrabble, card games and Rummikub.

Lil will be sadly missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Patt and Mike Manthey, Green Bay; daughter-in-law, Rita Robillard, Dayton, Ohio; grandchildren, Robin Koehl, Indiana; Jason Robillard, California; Lisa (Kurt) Springob, Plover, Wis.; and Sara (Joe) Norred, Kaukauna, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Emma and Ben Springob and Aubrey and Arley Norred. She is also survived by two sisters, Mabel Henquinet and Bernice Johnson, Green Bay; and a sister-in-law, Bernice Mathison, Sturgeon Bay; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Will (2006); son, Robert; brother, Ray Mallien; and sisters, Grace Swoboda, Norma Neuville, and infant Stella.

Gathering time with family and friends will be Wednesday, May 6, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay, Wis., at 10 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon with Monsignor Klister officiating. Entombment in Nicolet Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at the Jack and Engrid Meng Unity Residence especially Lil's nurses, Cheryl, Shannon and Paula for their excellent care and compassion. Also, a special thank you to Dr. McGovern.

Lil was a wife, mother and grandmother full of unconditional love. She will always be remembered as a gracious, proud lady with a loving heart and a gift of pleasing others. She left an imprint on the hearts all who met her. Mom, I know you are in heaven enjoying your Scrabble games with dad.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund to the Jack and Engrid Meng Unity Residence has been established where Lil resided for 45 days. A memorial fund has also been established for the American Heart Association.

To express an online condolence for the Robillard family, visit www.schauer-schumacherfuneralhome.com.

SCHAUER &

SCHUMACHER

FUNERAL HOME

432-4841

Tilkens, John 'Jack'

John 'Jack' Tilkens, 58, Howard, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, May 4, 2009 at a local hospital.

Jack was born on May 25, 1950, in Green Bay to Harold and Iyone (Pilon). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps with two tours of duty in Vietnam and was honorably discharged. On May 25, 1985, he married Robin Kolar. Jack was a mason for over 30 years and worked for Theobald Construction, Black Creek. He was an avid pool player, hunter and dog lover. It can be said that Jack loved and lived life to the fullest.

Survivors include his wife, Robin, Howard; daughter, Nicole (Brian) Mahoney, MN; two grandsons, Nicklaus and Jackson; his father and mother, Harold and Iyone Tilkens; his brothers and sisters: Mark Tilkens and Jackie, Wausau; Peggy (Ron) Jarvey; Donna (Pete) Johnson, both of Green Bay; Janice (Paul) Teeter, Hastings; Carla (Harry) McFall, Denmark; Paul (Lisa) Tilkens; Todd (Theresa) Tilkens, both of Green Bay; his beloved dog and best friend, Amber; 10 brothers and sisters-in-law; numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Family and friends may call at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Howard-Suamico location, 1145 Cardinal Lane, on Wednesday, May 6, from 3 until 7 p.m. Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Peter Speckhard officiating. Full Military Honors to follow. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home.

Tlachac, Helen M.

Helen M. Tlachac, 91, formerly of Forestville, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Century Ridge Assisted Living Facility, where she lived since 2003. She was born Oct. 24, 1917, in the Town of Lincoln, Wis., to the late Theodore and Anna (Srnka) Holsbach. Helen was a graduate of Algoma High School. She married Vojta Tlachac on June 17, 1936, and went on to raise eight children and assist her husband in running the Tlachac family farm in the Town of Brussels until 1971, when they moved into the Village of Forestville. Helen was a lifelong member of St. Hubert's Catholic Church, Rosiere, was active in St. Hubert's Altar Society, the County Line Homemaker's Club, and a member of the Algoma Hospital Auxiliary. She was employed as a cook at the Alpine Convalescent Center of Dyckesville and the Algoma Hospital and Convalescent Center from 1968 until her retirement at age 79.

Helen will be best remembered for her hard work and selfless energy offered for the love and support of her eight children, 20 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren who now survive her. Her children include Sylvia (Richard) Corbeill, Green Bay; Claire (Lawrence) Peters, Bellevue; Martin Tlachac, Forestville; Barbara Settles, Puerto Rico; Cynthia (Jack) Nisbet, Tucson, Ariz.; Gregory (Stephanie) Tlachac, Salt Lake City, Utah; Randall (Carol) Tlachac, Plymouth, Minn.; and Kristine (Greg) Nebel, Merton, Wis. Surviving grandchildren include Mary (Joe) Peterson, Christopher (Wendy) Peters, Scott (Beth) Peters, Kelly (Kelli Jo) Peters, Todd (Sandra) Peters, Marty (Barbi) Peters, and Jay (Lisa) Peters, Matthew (Heidi) Tlachac and Angela Tlachac, Moneeka (Sean) McEnroe, Joshua (Andrea) Nisbet, Benjamin (Ashley) Nisbet, and Claire (Doug) Shanton, Jill (Rob) Myrick and Jonathan (Jodee) Tlachac, Stephen Tlachac and Erin Tlachac, and Michael (Ashley) Nebel, Rigel Nebel, and David Nebel. She is also survived by one sister-in-law, Mrs. Theodore (Minerva) Holsbach, Algoma.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vojta in 1987; all her brothers, sisters, and the following spouses, John and Irene (Derenne) Holsbach, Frances (Holsbach) and Harris Charles, Bernice (Holsbach) and Maurice Paul, and Theodore Holsbach Jr. Other loved ones who preceded her in death include, daughter-in-law, Mrs. Martin (Kathleen) Tlachac; two grandchildren, Gregory and Stephanie Corbeill and one great-grandchild, Faith Peters; as well as brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Ella (Andre) Tlachac, Marie (Tlachac) and Joseph Seiler, Anna (Tlachac) Phillips, Helen (Tlachac) and Fred Frank, Julia (Tlachac) and Alex Dier, George and Rose (Jeanquart) Tlachac, and Josephine (Tlachac) and Elvin Juza.

Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd., Bellevue. Parish Wake Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m with the Rev. Ron Belitz officiating. The burial service will follow at St. Hubert's Catholic Cemetery in Rosiere, Wis. Online condolences may be sent to Helen's family at www.prokowall.com.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the kind and loving care given to their Mother for the past five years by the dedicated staff of Century Ridge Assisted Living Facility.

Helen's smiles, unfailing love, and caring ways will be deeply missed by all.

Willett, Rita D.

Rita D. Willett, 90, De Pere, formerly of Casco, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday May 3, 2009. She was born Dec. 27, 1918. in Casco to the late William and Emily (Swoboda) Decker. On May 3, 1956 she was united in marriage to John Willett. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Rita loved to cook, especially her Brownies. She also was an avid bargain hunter. She loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren whom she spent many hours with. Rita had been a beautician in her early years.

She is survived by her children; Jim (Terry) Willett, De Pere, Joel (Cathy) Willett, De Pere, her grandchildren; Jamie, Robbie, Jimmy John, and Sara, as well as her special friend Audrey.

She was preceded in death by her husband John, and her siblings; Albert (Ruth) Decker, Mary Francis "Frankie" (William) Woodlock, and Aaron "Bud" (Rose) Decker.

Friends may call after 3pm Thursday at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME 305 N. Tenth Street De Pere. A Memorial Service to celebrate Rita's life will be held at 6 p.m. with Fr. Tim Shillcox O.Praem officiating. Inurnment will take place in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Casco. Please go to www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the family.

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Erhardt P. Mueller

Erhardt P. Mueller, age 96, a resident of River House, 1523 16th St., Two Rivers, died Saturday evening, May 2, 2009, at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County.

Masonic funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at the Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Masonic service will be Wayne Hendricks, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at the Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospitals.

Herald Times Reporter

May 5, 2009

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St. Thomas, Harold R.

Harold R. St. Thomas, 82, Green Bay, died Monday May 4, 2009. Born Sept. 12, 1926, he is the son of the late Joseph and Julia (Bourguignon) St. Thomas. He married the former Delores Van Erem on Nov. 29, 1947, at St. Philip the Apostle Church. Harold served in the United States Navy during World War II. Harold worked at Hudson Sharp/FMC for 45 years. He has been a lifetime member at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. He enjoyed golfing and watching the Green Bay Packers.

Harold is survived by his wife, Delores of 61 years; three children, Sharon (J.D.) Andrews, Neenah; Michael (Barbara) St. Thomas, Black Creek; Tim (Carey) St. Thomas, Seymour; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Joseph (Dorothy) St. Thomas; many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Arnold St. Thomas and Donald (Speed) St. Thomas; one infant sister, Yvonne.

Visitation at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Church, 140 S. Monroe Ave., from 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of the funeral. Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cathedral with Father Dennis Ryan officiating. Entombment at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Theda Care hospice staff and to his special friend, Gerdine Michel.

Please visit malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences.

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LeMere, Michael E

Michael E. LeMere, age 71, of Tustin died on Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. He was born on October 23, 1937, in Kaukauna, Wisconsin the son of the late Oswald and Marion(Monday)Le Mere. On January 14, 1961, Michael married Margaret Hechel in Appleton. Mike was a former volunteer with the Tustin Fire Department and enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.

Michael is survived by his wife, Marge; a son, Dennis (Paula), Appleton and their children, Maggie and Katherine; a daughter, Wendy (Jose Luis) DeLa Torre, Shiocton and her children, Tina Tessen, Little Chute, John (Billie) Tessen, Plover, Ben Tessen, Fremont, Emily (Harry) Rose, GA, and Charity Tessen, Shiocton; seven great-grandchildren, Austin, Audrey, Morgan, Rozlin, Savannah, Skylar and Brooke; a brother, Clay Le Mere, Winneconne, a sister, Dolly (Tom) Lyons, Appleton; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Millie (Jerry) Batzler, Greenville; Dan (Carolyn) Hechel, Racine; Emmy Hechel, Menasha, Barbara Hechel, Darboy and Kay Hechel, SC; special neighbors, Dick and Betty Haase, special friends, Diane and Jerome Trendel, Doris and Sam Fiske, Gaylon and MaryAnn Brudos, Dale and Gloria Smith, Bonnie and Joe Troiber and Kelly, Laura and Shayna McAllister.

Michael was preceded in death by two sons, Randy and Michael, two sisters-in-law: Ceil LeMere and Dolly LeMere, two brothers-in-law: Mel and Mike Hechel, a nephew, Greg LeMere, and his mother and father-in-law, Arthur and Hilda Hechel.

A memorial service for Mike will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2009, at 4 p.m. at Apostolic Truth Church, 2720 Kesting Court, Appleton. Pastor Aaron Soto will officiate. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2 p.m. until the time of service. A memorial fund has been established.

Mike's family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Robert Fox and Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside for all of their care during this time.

Lewin Funeral Home

210 Main St.

Fremont, WI 54940

920-446-2288

www.lewin

funeralhome.com

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Engebose, Harvey R.

Harvey R. Engebose, 82, Casco, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2009, at Bellin Hospital due to complications of Parkinson's. He was born Sept. 23, 1926, in Duval, to the late Eli and Laura (La Croix) Engebose. On Sept. 14, 1948, he married Clara Buhr at St. Peters Catholic Church in Lincoln. Harvey served in the Army during World War II. He worked at the U.S. Plywood for a short time as well as being a dairy farmer until his retirement. He served on the school board for LaFayette School. Harvey also served on Duval Farmer's Cheese Corp. as the secretary. He was town chairman for Lincoln Township and served as supervisor for Kewaunee County. He was a member of St. Peter and St. Hubert Congregation, Holy Name Society of St. Peters and American Legion Post 319. He enjoyed playing cards and spending time with family, friends and neighbors.

Harvey is survived by his wife of 60 years, Clara; children, Cletus (Theresa) Engebose, Luxemburg; Mark (Sherry) Engebose, Green Bay; Joyce (Howard) Evers, Lynn-wood, Wash.; Dale (Julie) Engebose, Casco; 10 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lorraine Jeanquart, Sturgeon Bay; Rosemarie Conard, Brussels; a brother and sister-in-law, Andrew (Marie) Engebose, Luxemburg; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Engebose, Green Bay; Malionie Deprey, Algoma; two brothers-in-law, Anthony Buhr, Casco; Eli Buhr, Algoma; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Peter and Laura Buhr, Algoma; and Nicholas and Barbara Buhr, New Franken.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; four brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law, Edmund Engebose, Henry and Bernice Engebose, Harris Engebose, Lawrence Jeanquart, Orville Deprey, Florian Conard Jr., Elmer and Louise Krause and Ella Mae Buhr.

Friends may call at Wiesner-Massart, Casco, on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at church. Rosary 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass Saturday, 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, Lincoln, with Fr. Bob Konkol, OFM and Fr. Milton Suess concelebrating. Entombment in Shrine of Good Shepherd.

The Engebose family would like to thank Dr. Zenner and the Kewaunee Care Center staff for all their care. We would also like to thank the doctors and staff at Bellin Hospital for their love and care of Harvey and his family during his stay. The staff at Bellin is proof there are angels among us! Dr. Amy James and Dr. Marcelo Grazziotin (you are the best). Thank you and God bless all of you.

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Lutsey, Bernice M. (Smits)

Bernice Mary (Smits) Lutsey, 86, Green Bay, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009. She was born in De Pere, on Aug. 20, 1922, to the late Louis and Elizabeth (Hendricks) Smits. She graduated from East De Pere High School and later moved to Chicago where she met and married her first husband, James Gould, who preceded her in death. Bernice then married Thomas Lutsey Sr,. who also preceded her in death.

She was a saleswoman and owner of The Knothole Bookstore in Green Bay and Fish Creek for 20 years after she raised her six children. She was an avid golfer, bowler, seamstress, and huge sports fan. Bernice was a member of Oneida Golf Club and also Royal Scott Golf Club. She was a longtime member of St. Willebrord Catholic Church.

Survivors include her five children, Jeffrey Gould, Ronald Gould, Mary Diane Gould, Sandra Gould and Debra (James) Schroeder; four grandchildren, Jeremy Schroeder, Janelle (Brett) Moorhouse, John Schroeder, and Thomas Schroeder; and sisters and brothers, Omer L. (Pat) Smits, Delores C. Novachek, Luanne Evelyn (Gene) Vandenberg and Richard R. Smits.

Bernice is preceded in death by her parents; son, Douglas Gould; two sisters, Mildred A. (Arthur) Van Lanen and Betty A. (Jay) Dreis; and brother-in-law, Paul Novachek.

Family and friends may call Saturday, May 9, 2009, at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, 209 S. Adams St., Green Bay, from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Mass of Christian burial will be at the church on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Kenneth DeGroot O. Praem officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Cotter Funeral Home is assisting the family 336-8702. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.

Bernice's family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at St. Vincent Hospital, Parkview Nursing Home, and Doctor Mary Sauvey for the special care they showed Bernice.

Madsen, Doris Mae

Doris Mae Madsen, 80, Stiles, died peacefully Tuesday evening, May 5, 2009, at Unity Hospice in De Pere. She was born at home on Nov. 3, 1928, in Marinette, to Oliver and Emelia (Belanger) Pecha. She attended Marinette Public Schools, graduating with the Class of 1946.

On Aug. 21, 1948, she married Robert Russell Madsen Sr. in Marinette. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Menominee, Mich., and then Green Bay, where Doris worked for Dr. Darel C. Angus. The couple moved to Stiles in 1985. At the age of 70, Doris started modeling for Direct Supply Health Care Equipment catalogue. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Oconto Falls. Doris was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who treasured time spent with her grandchildren and enjoyed painting.

Survivors are her three children, Donna (Keith) Jahnke, Robbin Rae (Jay) Sabah all of Green Bay; Robert Russell Madsen, Stiles; four grandchildren, Kristina and Nick Jahnke, Amanda Rae Sabah and Raissa Madsen; one brother, Donald Pecha, Green Bay; friend and partner, Mel Gubbels, Stiles.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Russell Madsen on Jan. 27, 2002; one brother, Charles Pecha; and two sisters, Dorothy Pecha and Lucille Schoener.

Visitation will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Oconto Falls after 9 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009, until the time of service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Fr. Patrick Beno officiating. Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) is serving the Madsen family.

Willems, Martha

Martha Willems, 90, De Pere, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009. She was born on Oct. 28, 1918, in Phoenix, Ariz., to the late George and Eva Lingard. The next year, the family moved to Casa Grande, Ariz. She went to grammar school and high school there and later attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz., for two years.

In 1941, she married Aubrey Van Zandt and they moved to San Diego, California. During World War II she worked in an aircraft plant and later was a bookkeeper for a San Diego lumber yard.

When her husband, Aubrey, died in 1977, she moved to Yuma, Ariz. While there she met a Green Bay native, Louis Willems, who was there visiting friends. They were married in 1984 and lived in Yuma until they moved to De Pere in 1997. He preceded her in death in 1999. Martha was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in De Pere, where she was active with the Presbyterian Women's group. She enjoyed playing cards, reading, watching TV and visiting Door County.

She is survived by a niece, Sharon Trump, Orlando, Fla.; stepchildren, Patti (Howard) Hansen, Ephraim, WI; Peter (Connie) Willems, Milwaukee; Stephen Willems, New York; also five step grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.

Martha is preceded in death by her sisters, Mera Montgomery, Virginia Sisk, Elsbeth Hoisington and a nephew, Ronald Montgomery.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2009, at First United Presbyterian Church, 605 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, with a visitation a half-hour prior to the service. The Rev. Dr. Ted L. Tromble will officiate. Cotter Funeral Home and Cremation Service, De Pere, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.

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Prahl, Elaine "June"

Elaine "June" Prahl (Mrs. Gordon), 71, Luxemburg, died Wednesday evening, May 6, 2009, at a local hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 13, 1937, in Kewaunee County to the late George and Elsie (Hanamann) Siegmund. On May 28, 1955, June married Gordon Prahl at St. John Lutheran Church in Luxemburg. Together they ran a dairy farm in the Montpelier area until retirement. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Ladies Guild in Montpelier. She loved to quilt and won an award with the Farm Bureau. Her enjoyments included gardening, flowers, baking, canning and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Gordon; and their four children, Robert "Bob" (Lori) Prahl, Luxemburg; Diane Prahl and special friend, Tim Petitjean, De Pere; Karen (Tom) Tilkens, New Franken; Brian (Judy) Prahl, Stangelville; three grandchildren, Brad Prahl, Andy Prahl and friend, Lindsey, Amy Prahl and friend, Ray; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Don (LaVerne) Siegmund, Deloris Siegmund, all of Green Bay; one sister and two brothers-in- law, Dorothy (Ervine) DeGrave, Luxemburg; Art (Ruth) Friex, Green Bay; two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law, Dolores (Bill) Reckelberg, Linda Seidl, all of Luxemburg; many nieces and nephews.

June was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Siegmund, Earl Siegmund, Bill Siegmund; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Pearl Friex, Harriet (Arnold) Malvitz; one sister-in-law and one brother-in-law, Marion Koudelka, Larry Siedl.

Friends may call at the McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday (today) May 8, 2009. Parish prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Montpelier. Funeral 1 p.m. at the church with Rev. A. E. Batiansila officiating. Burial in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Montpelier.

The Prahl family wishes to extend a note of special appreciation to the Luxemburg Rescue Squad for care given to June.

Zeutzius, Ronald J.

Ronald J. Zeutzius, 61, Green Bay, found peace after a lengthy illness late Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at home. Born in Green Bay, on April 23, 1948, he is the son of the late Raymond and Isabelle (Brennen) Zeutzius. Ron faithfully served in the United States Marine Corps. He married the former Joan Hendricks on Feb. 25, 1989. Ron spent most of his career working in the construction business. He was a long-time member of SS. Peter and Paul Church and also belonged to the Eagles Club. Ron enjoyed playing bingo and times spent fishing and hunting and shooting darts and pool.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Joan; two daughters, Carrie Zeutzius and Bobbi Jo Kroll; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Ronald, Jr. and Bonnie, Johnnie and Robert Zeutzius, all of Green Bay; one stepson, Robert Hendricks, Green Bay; two stepdaughters, Missy Mcleod, Green Bay; Angela Hendricks, Arizona; many grandchildren; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Roger and Shirley Zeutzius, Shawano; and Richard Zeutzius, Green Bay; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Darlene and John Morrow and Joan Kaster, all of Green Bay.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Raymond Zeutzius, Jr.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Visitation continues Monday at the funeral home prior to the funeral in church. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday at SS. Peter and Paul Church with Rev. Harry Hafemann officiating. Burial 2 p.m. Monday in Fort Howard Memorial Park with full military honors. Visit www.malcorefuner alhome.com to send online condolences to the family.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established in Ron's memory at the funeral home.

Ron's family extends a special thank you to Dr. Lynn Budzak and also the staff of St. Vincent Hospital.

5/9/09 GBPG

Nystuen, Jeanne Carol

Jeanne Carol Nystuen (nee Zastrow) beloved wife and best friend of Raymond W. Nystuen passed away on May 8, 2009, in Green Bay, Wis. Jeanne was a strong, loving and courageous woman, but cancer took its toll. Jeanne was born on Sept. 2, 1924, in Algoma, Wis., to Robert C. and Carrie (Wochos) Zastrow. She attended Algoma High School and Marquette University. During World War II, she worked for the FBI, including time at the Presido in San Francisco and in Washington D.C.

While at Marquette University, she renewed her friendship and eventual life long love with Raymond Nystuen. They were married at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Algoma, Wis., on June 28, 1948. Their marriage produced six children, Eric (Betty) Nystuen, Beach Park, Ill.; Nancy (Gary) Wickert, Green Bay, Wis.; Monica Stone, Ixonia, Wis.; Marc Nystuen, La Porte, Ind.; Carl Nystuen, Hoffman Estates, Ill.; and Rachel (Thomas) Burke, Ham Lake, Minn.

Jeanne was an avid Packer and NASCAR fan. She always instructed Raymond "just turn left." Her passion for the Packers included attending numerous home and away games. She had many fond memories of the adventures of travel and enjoyed sharing them with friends and family.

Jeanne is survived by her husband of 61 years, Raymond, and their six children, 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Carol Younk, Green Bay, Wis.; special friend and cousin, Elaine Paschke, Manitowoc, Wis.; and special friends, Marion Hafeman, Algoma, Wis.; and Adeline Frisque, Green Bay, Wis. She is further survived by many other family and friends.

Friends may visit with Jeanne's family at Schinderle Funeral Home, 1600 Jefferson Street, Algoma, Wis., on Sunday, May 10, 2009, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Monday, May 11, 2009, there will be visitation from 10 a.m. to the time of Mass at St Mary's Catholic Church 118 Church Street, Algoma, Wis. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St Mary's with Father Bill Swichtenberg officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Jeanne prefers memorials for the American Cancer Society and St. Mary's Parish Endowment Fund.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Bellin Hospital and Unity Hospice.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book at www.schinderle.com.

5/10/09 GBPG

Evison, Shirley

Shirley Evison, 73, Oneida, died unexpectedly Friday afternoon, May 8, 2009, at a local hospital. The daughter of the late Guy and Mercie (Metoxen) Cornelius was born Aug. 7, 1935, in Oneida. She married Lewis Ninham, Sr. and he preceded her in death. She then married Floyd Evison and he preceded her in death.

Shirley worked in California for several years until moving back to Oneida. She worked at the Oneida Casino and later at the Oneida Food Pantry. Mrs. Evison was active in the community and volunteered for various causes over the years. She enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo and watching "Wheel of Fortune."

Survivors include her son, Lewis Ninham, Jr.; one sister, Zelda Pierce; brother Frederick Cornelius; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands; one daughter, Debra Sewell; one sister, Adele Oldenburg; and five brothers, Elmer, Kenneth, Sherman, Everett and Forrest.

Friends may call at Oneida United Methodist Church, Freedom Road, Oneida, on Monday, May 11, 2009, from 9 to 11 a.m. Oneida Hymn Singers will sing at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev Earl L. Smith, officiating. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.

Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Evison family.

Jensen-Peterson, Cecilia M.

Cecilia M. Jensen-Peterson, 91, Oconto Falls, died Wednesday morning, May 6, 2009, at Sharpe Care. She was born June 18, 1917, in Munising, Mich., to Joseph and Anna (Buoche) Beaudry. When she was 17 years old, she moved with her family to Oconto Falls.

In June of 1936, she married James P. Jensen in Stiles. The couple lived on a farm in rural Oconto Falls where she raised her four children, planting large vegetable gardens so she could sell her pickles and beans to the local canning factory to help provide for her children. In December of 1962 she married Herbert Peterson in Colorado. Ceil lived in California, Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and Wisconsin during her adult life and worked as a nurses aide in different health care institutions, having gotten her first start at the old Oconto Falls Hospital. She will be fondly remembered for her love of travel, crocheting things for family and friends and her longtime dachshund companion named Mitzy. Ceil will also be remembered for being a hard worker who always enjoyed helping others and as a very devoted mother.

She is survived by three children, Jim Jr. (Janice) Jensen, Georgia; Gene Jensen, Missouri; Anne (Bruce) Radke, Oconto Falls; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Victor Beaudry, Green Bay; two sisters, Ann (Rueben) Noworatzky, New Holstein; Irene Waram, Canada; a very special nephew, Fr. David Beaudry; many other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; one daughter, Pat (Rudy) Block on March 10, 2009; two brothers, Edward and Lawrence; one sister, Evelyn Kieffer; four grandchildren and one great- granddaughter.

There will be no visitation or funeral service. Per her request, Ceils remains were donated to the UW-Madison Medical School. Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) is serving the Peterson family.

Van Beek, Beverly

Beverly Van Beek, 79, Green Bay, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2009. Beverly was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Green Bay, the daughter of the late Hilary and Marcella (Zeise) Van Beek. Before her illness, Beverly was employed as a secretary and was an accomplished pianist.

Survivors include one niece, Lisa Maraka, Luxemburg and her son, Patrick Maraka; one nephew, John (Susan) Farrell, Minneapolis, Minn., and their son, Shane P. Farrell; one special aunt Margaret "Mugsie" Cygan, Green Bay.

Besides her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by one brother, Patrick Van Beek, one sister, Jean Farrell and one special uncle, Harry Cygan.

Per Beverly's wishes, private services were held and burial was in Allouez Catholic Cemetery. Proko-Wall Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Memorials in Beverly's name may be directed to either St. Bernard Parish or St. Philip Parish.

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Dreier, Alvira L. "Vera"

Alvira L. Dreier, 87, Appleton, died on Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Crestwood Senior Living. She was born on March 3, 1922, in Kaukauna, the daughter of the late August and Alma (Maas) Lopas. Fifty-six years ago today, Alvira married Allan Dreier at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Kaukauna. She was employed at AAL and Dr. Bachhuber's office in Kaukauna. Vera enjoyed collecting cookbooks and had a passion for cooking, gardening and traveling. Allan and she traveled to every state except Alaska. She was a member of Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church and volunteered at the school.

Alvira is survived by her husband, Allan Dreier, Appleton; sons, Mark Dreier, Appleton; and Kirk (Lisa) Dreier, Appleton; grandchildren, Ross, Brett and Kali Dreier; sister-in-law, Leora Hooyman, Appleton; brothers-in-law, Roland Choudoir, Appleton; and Carlon "Bud" Dreier, Little Chute. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Vera was preceded in death by her brothers, Wilbert (Jane) and Sylvester (Isabelle) Lopas; brother-in-law, Gerald Hooyman; and sisters-in-law, Myrtle (Wilbur) Kositzke and Vernice Choudoir.

The Christian Funeral for Alvira will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at MOUNT OLIVE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 930 E. Florida Ave., Appleton. The Rev. Robert Raasch will be officiating. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. A visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorials to Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran Church or Fox Valley Lutheran High School are appreciated.

Wichmann Funeral Home

537 N. Superior Street

Appleton 920-739-1231

Online Condolences:

www.wichmannfargo.com

5/11/09 GBPG

Riggle, Ruth M.

Ruth M. Riggle, 85, died Saturday evening, May 9, 2009, at a local nursing home. She was born on April 9, 1924, in Gresham, Wis., to the late Edward and Hulda (Kraft) Schmidt. On Sept. 3, 1949, she married Irvin Riggle in Tileda, Wis. He preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2000. Ruth was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church, particularly with the Priscilla Circle and Mission Sewing. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and time spent at her cottage. She loved time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include four children and their spouses, Gail and Dr. John Keller, Iowa City, Iowa; Dr. Michael and Connie Riggle, Medford, Wis.; Mark Riggle and Jill Larson, De Pere; and David Riggle, Hobart; 11 grandchildren, Matthew, Joshua and Emily Keller; Andrew, Kevin (Jenny), and Patrick Riggle; Paris Riggle; and Austin, Tyler, Makenna and Benjamin Riggle; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Gertrude and Arnold Dalke, Gresham; and Edythe and John Smith, Santa Barbara, Calif.; one sister-in-law, Eleanor Davison, Green Bay; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Maufort and Myrtle Schmidt; and one sister-in-law, Mary Riggle.

Friends may call after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at Grace Lutheran Church, 301 S. Madison St., where funeral services will take place at 6:30 p.m. with the Rev. Larry Lange officiating. Interment in Nicolet Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

Ruth's family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers and nurses for their compassionate care over the last several years.

Lyndahl Funeral Home

And Cremation Services

1350 Lombardi Avenue

(920) 499-1223

9/12/09 GBPG

LeCloux, Michael (Mike)

Michael (Mike) LeCloux, 40, Green Bay, died at home Monday morning, May 11, 2009. Born in Green Bay, on Nov. 23, 1968, he is the son of Mary and the late Elmer LeCloux. Mike graduated from Oconto Falls High School, Class of 1987. Mike worked in the Green Bay area throughout his life. He enjoyed playing cards and dice, billiards, music, NASCAR and times spent with his family.

He is survived by his mother, Mary LeCloux, Green Bay; one sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Andy Gau, Sobieski; nephews and nieces, Tyler, Travis, Trisha and Tara Gau; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his father, Elmer; paternal grandparents, Elmer and Mabel LeCloux; maternal grandparents, Joseph G. and Irene Beirl; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may call at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, from 4 p.m. Wednesday until the time of the memorial service. Memorial service Wednesday 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in his memory.

Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send an online condolence.

Lukes, Ruth

Ruth Lukes, 86, Luxemburg (formerly of Casco), passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Brussels to the late John and Adele (LeDocq) Bouche. Ruth attended Roosevelt Graded School. She married Earl Lukes on Oct. 8, 1941, at St. Hubert Catholic Church, Rosiere. Earl preceded Ruth in death in 1977.

Along with her husband, they farmed in the town of Casco for 15 years. They then moved to the village of Casco where Ruth worked as a telephone operator and also worked at the Casco Bakery. Later she worked at Raton Manufacturing in Rio Creek after which she was employed at Leyse Aluminum, Kewaunee, for 20 years. After retiring, she also worked part time at ICS, Casco. Ruth enjoyed dancing, playing cards, baking and gardening.

She is survived by two sons, Allen (Sharon) Lukes, Green Bay; and Larry (Mary) Lukes, Kewaunee; three grandchildren, Todd Lukes, Green Bay; Kristi Lukes, Denver;and Kimberly Lukes, Green Bay; one brother and three sisters, Harvey (Vi) Bouche, Casco; Arlene (Wilfred) Jeanquart, Dyckesville; Angela (Howard) Renard, Algoma; Patsy (Harold) Martin, Algoma; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Emil Jandrin, Casco; Gladys Bouche, Casco;and Lorraine Lukes, Kewaunee.

She was preceded in death by. Margaret (Raphael) Kaye, Leonard Bouche, June Jandrin, Melvin Lukes, Lorraine (Elmer) Gilson, Adolph Lukes and special friend, Hank DeBouche.

Friends may call at Wiesner-Massart, Casco on Tuesday (Today) from 4 to 8 p.m. Wake Service 6 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Casco, with Fr. Milton Suess officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Ruth's family wishes to thank the staff at Oak Creek Assisted Living, Fr. Milton Suess, Luxemburg rescue and the staffs at Luxemburg Medical Center and St. Vincent Hospital.

Willems, Timothy

Timothy Willems, 51, De Pere, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee after a courageous 35 year battle with aplastic anemia.

He was born on Jan. 22, 1958, to Richard and Elizabeth (Day) Willems. Growing up in De Pere, Tim graduated from East De Pere High School in 1976. He went on to attend St. Norbert College, receiving a degree in accounting in 1980. Tim worked at Milprint, Inc., subsequently Bemis Company, Inc. from 1978 until the time of death.

Tim's spirit, sense of humor and smile will be missed by everyone who knew him. An avid sports enthusiast, he loved playing baseball, softball, golf, Packer games, attending sporting events of all kinds, and especially loved coaching children with his other coach, Dave Strick. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage. His family was the center of his life and he was happiest when he could spend time with his children.

Tim never let his illness stop him from enjoying life. No matter how much pain he was in, he always greeted everyone with a smile and an attitude of kindness that was an inspiration to those around him. Few people survive for 35 years with aplastic anemia; a life that included a kidney transplant and bone marrow transplant lovingly donated from his brother, Mike, as well as many other setbacks. But Tim never complained and always rose above it to enjoy every day.

Tim is survived by his wife, Cindy (Calaway-Walter); four sons, Tony Willems, Milwaukee, Eric Willems, Denmark, and their mother, Debbie Willems, as well as Matthew Willems, and Greg Walter (fiancee, Kysa), De Pere; grandson, Kaleb; mother, Mae Willems; three brothers, Richard (Karie) Willems, De Pere; Michael (Denise) Willems, Green Bay; Scott Willems, Madison; three additional brothers, Greg (Kate) Albers, Little Chute; Cory (Debra) Albers, Abrams; and Chris (Jody) Albers, Stoughton; one sister, Jean Bergner, De Pere; grandmother, Catherine Day; and further survived by uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends.

Tim was preceded in death by his father, Richard, his mother, Elizabeth, his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Irene Day, his paternal grandparents, Arnold and Edith Willems, and brother, Kurt Albers.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the doctors, nurses and staff at Froedtert Hospital for the wonderful care and compassion he received during his long illness, and especially those in the bone marrow transplant unit and intensive care unit. Cindy also sends a special thank you to Lisa and Pat Kawala, Rick Willems, Anne Hermanson, Cathy Calaway, Marge and Bernard Calaway, and Mike Willems for their special support.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 from 4 to 6:45 p.m. at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere. A Celebration of Tim's Life and Family Reflection Service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Father Benjamin Sember officiating. Family and friends are encouraged to tell a story sharing a memory. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Willems family.

5/13/09 GBPG

Legois, Alvina M.

Alvina M. Legois, 91, Green Bay, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at her home. Born Jan. 5, 1918, in Denmark, she is the daughter of the late Joseph and Magdaline (Kafka) Jagodzinski. Alvina married Clayton Legois on Nov. 15, 1941, at St. Joseph Church, Champion and he preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 1997. During her lifetime, she had been employed with St. Vincent Hospital and also Fairmont Foods. Alvina was very proud of the fact that she was the first female operator of amusement rides at Bay Beach. She is a member of the VFW Post 2037 Auxiliary. After her retirement, Alvina loved flowers and keeping up her lawn.

She is survived by one sister, Mildred LaBlanc, Florida; many nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by one sister, Angeline Hebel; two brothers, Harry and Joseph Jagodzinski; nieces and nephews.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, Thursday, from 3 p.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral, 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Msgr. Roy Klister officiating. Entombment in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.

A very special thank you to Arnold and Maureen , Gary and Karen, Larry and Jay, Lori Legois for all the care shown to Alvina over the years.

Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.

Van Grinsven, Dorothy

Dorothy Van Grinsven, 88, Green Bay, died Monday, May 11, 2009, surrounded by her family. She is the daughter of the late Frank and Hilda (Runnoe) Wouters. Dorothy married John Van Grinsven April 26, 1952, at St. Joseph's church in Green Bay and he preceded her in death on Aug. 27, 1988. She enjoyed Shakeys, Christmas with the Moody family, spring flowers, and slot machines.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Robert Van Grinsven, Green Bay; one special son, Mike (Ramona) Moody, Houston Texas; one grand-daughter, Michelle Moody; two sisters, Margeret Vannieuwenhoven and Geraldine Rademacher; special nephew, Dave Briquelet; and the Van Grinsven family from the Netherlands.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Van Grinsven; one brother, Les Wouters; one sister, Marion Briquelet.

Visitation at Nativity of our Lord Church, 2270 S. Oneida Street from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of the funeral. Funeral 10:30 a.m. with Rev Benjamin Sember officiating.

Malcore (West), 499-4100, is in charge of arrangements.

Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send an online condolence to the family.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Gwen, Joy, Laura, Deb, and Monica.

Willems,Timothy

Timothy Willems, 51, of De Pere, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee after a courageous thirty-five year battle with aplastic anemia.

He was born on Jan. 22, 1958, to Richard and Elizabeth (Day) Willems. Growing up in De Pere, Tim graduated from East De Pere High School in 1976. He went on to attend St. Norbert College, receiving a degree in accounting in 1980. Tim worked at Milprint, Inc., subsequently Bemis Company, Inc. from 1978 until the time of death.

Tim's spirit, sense of humor, and smile will be missed by everyone who knew him. An avid sports enthusiast, he loved playing baseball, softball, golf, Packer games, attending sporting events of all kinds, and especially loved coaching children with his other coach, Dave Strick.

He also enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage. His family was the center of his life and he was happiest when he could spend time with his children.

Tim never let his illness stop him from enjoying life. No matter how much pain he was in, he always greeted everyone with a smile and an attitude of kindness that was an inspiration to those around him.

Few people survive for thirty- five years with aplastic anemia; a life that included a kidney transplant and bone marrow transplant lovingly donated from his brother, Mike, as well as many other setbacks. But Tim never complained and always rose above it to enjoy every day.

Tim is survived by his wife, Cindy (Calaway-Walter), four sons, Tony Willems, Milwaukee, Eric Willems, Denmark, and their mother, Debbie Willems, as well as Matthew Willems, and Greg Walter (fiancee Kysa), De Pere; grandson, Kaleb, mother, Mae Willems, three brothers, Richard (Karie) Willems, De Pere, Michael (Denise) Willems, Green Bay, Scott Willems, Madison, three additional brothers, Greg (Kate) Albers, Little Chute, Cory (Debra) Albers, Abrams, and Chris (Jody) Albers, Stoughton, one sister, Jean Bergner, De Pere, grandmother, Catherine Day. Further survived by Cindy's family; his in laws; Bernard and Marge Calaway, Mary Stein and her daughter Megan, Nancy (Paul) Duerr, and their sons Casey and Corey, Anne Hermanson, and her daughter Jenna, Cathy Calaway and her daughter Brittany, Tom Calaway, Joe (Kelly) Calaway, and their children Lauren and Brady. Further survived by uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends. Tim was preceded in death by his father, Richard, his mother, Elizabeth, his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Irene Day, his paternal grandparents, Arnold and Edith Willems, and brother, Kurt Albers.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the doctors, nurses and staff at Froedtert Hospital for the wonderful care and compassion he received during his long illness, and especially those in the bone marrow transplant unit and intensive care unit. Cindy also sends a special thank you to Lisa and Pat Kawala, Rick Willems, Anne Hermanson, Cathy Calaway, Marge and Bernard Calaway, and Mike Willems for their special support.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2009, from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere. A Celebration of Tim's Life and Family Reflection Service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Family and friends are encouraged to tell a story sharing a memory. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Willems family.

5/13/09 Herald Times Reporter

Nancy L. Stahl

Nancy L. Stahl, age 72, of 3131 Southbrook Court, Manitowoc, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc.

Nancy was born on June 10, 1936, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Joseph and Lorraine (Dubey) Buchner. She attended Lincoln High School in Manitowoc. Nancy was a waitress at Four Seasons Restaurant in Manitowoc and was well known as a candy maker for her turtles.

Survivors include her children: Tim Stahl and Juan Yalinas, Orlando, Fla.; Jeff and Kristy Stahl, Whitelaw, Terry and Peter Sr. Nienow, Manitowoc, Casey Stahl, Hernando, Fla.; Andy Stahl, Ft. White, Fla.; Darcy and Chris Peterson, Two Rivers, JR. and Mary Stahl, Summerfield, Fla.; 17 grandchildren: Candice (Paul) Chamberlain, Tiffany (Aaron) Lindemann, Melissa Stahl, Jamie Stahl, Peter Jr. Nienow, Nicholas Nienow, Jason Stahl, Katie Stahl, Daniel Stahl, Josh Stahl, Joe Stahl, Cadee Stahl, Katlyn Peterson, Caleb Peterson, Elizabeth Barmore, Russell Barmore and Victoria Stahl; six great grandchildren: Wyatt, Sebastian, Graham, Leanna, Bailey and Isaiah; two brothers and three sisters-in-law: Paul and Sandy Buchner, Fond du Lac, Tom and Cathy Buchner, Manitowoc, Luann Buchner, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law: Sandy and Frank DeMell, Fond du Lac; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. Nancy was also preceded in death by an infant daughter; one brother: Michael; one daughter-in-law: Peggy Stahl.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Robert Johannes with burial to follow at Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Hwy 310, Manitowoc.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, May 15, 2009, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses in the Critical Care Unit and the Cancer Care Center at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, for their compassionate care of Nancy and her family.

Herald Times Reporter

May 13, 2009

5/13/09 Post Crescent

Vanden Heuvel, Mary Lou

Mary Lou Vanden Heuvel, Kaukauna, age 80, passed away on Mother's Day, May 10, 2009, after a brave battle with cancer. Mary Lou was born August 22, 1928, in Wrightstown, daughter of the late Bill and Nellie (Vander Heiden) Nackers. She graduated from Wrightstown High School and was then employed at Ditter's Plumbing in Kaukauna. She was married to Bud (Cyril) Vanden Heuvel on August 17, 1950, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna. She happily spent her married years with her husband and family farming on their Town of Freedom farm. Mary Lou enjoyed many vacations traveling with family and friends. She could be ready to go on pretty short notice. She also considered cutting lawn a hobby and not a chore and couldn't wait for spring so she could do what she loved most.

Mary Lou is survived by her husband of almost 59 years; a son, Michael (Mary Jo) Vanden Heuvel, Seymour; and four daughters: Carol (Val) Uitenbroek, Darboy; Cindy (Ken) Uitenbroek, Appleton; Jane Vanden Heuvel, Appleton; Barb (Don) Micke, Freedom; 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law: Millie Nackers and Eileen Nackers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and four brothers: Joe (Iline), Charlie, George and Albert "Boots".

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday May 14, 2009, at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer St., Kaukauna, with Fr. Marty Fox officiating. Friends will be received on WEDNESDAY at Boettcher Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Dr., Kaukauna, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. concluding the evening. Friends may call again directly at church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund in her name is being established. 920-766-2099.

The Vanden Heuvel family would like to thankDr. Paul Russo and his staff, St. Paul's Elder Care Program and Hospice for their deep care and concern and just being there when we needed the.

We would also like to thank all relatives, neighbors and friends for their prayers, thoughtfulness and support during our trying times.

Mom....We, your family and friends, will forever have a place for you in our hearts. We know you will be waiting for us to join you someday in heaven. Once again, Happy Mother's Day! We love you!

5/14/09 GBPG

DeRuyter, Doris T.

Doris T. DeRuyter, 85, De Pere, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, May 12, 2009, at a local nursing home. She was born July 15, 1923, in Freedom, to the late Frank and Martha VanDenHeuvel. On May 11, 1943, she married John DeRuyter at St. Boniface Church in De Pere. Doris farmed with John in the town of Lawrence for over 50 years. Doris was also a long time leader for the Lawrence 4H club, as well as past president of the St. Boniface Christian Mothers, and was active in the Green Bay Diocese Christian Mothers. She was also instrumental in the startup of Little League in Lawrence. She also was a longtime poll worker on Election Day in Lawrence. Doris loved to travel with her friends, especially to Las Vegas. In later years she was a volunteer at San Luis Manor, often having picnics for the residents. Doris was a huge volunteer in both De Pere and Lawrence. She also enjoyed watching her grandchildren's sports, and seldom missed a game. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in De Pere.

She is survived by her children, Michael DeRuyter and his special friend, Mary Spaude, Tom (Sue) DeRuyter and Tim (Lynette) DeRuyter. Doris is further survived by eight grandchildren, Dan (Sonya), Missy (Mark), Scott (Tera), Lisa (Joe), Sara, Josh, Andy, and Sam; one great-grandson, Adam; and her brother-in-law, Herbert DeRuyter.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 N. Tenth Street, De Pere. A parish prayer service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Visitation will continue after 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Family, corner of Lourdes Ave. and Suburban Dr., De Pere, until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Tim Shillcox O. Praem., officiating. Please go to www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the family. Thanks to Donna Rich for all the years of care and concern. Also thank you to ManorCare West for all the care given to Doris, especially Becky Thielen.

Kafka, Mary Casmira

Mary Casmira Kafka (Skrobot), 91, died May 12, 2009, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, where she resided since January of 2009. She lived with her daughter and son-in-law for the past six years in Green Bay.

She was born in Chicago, Ill., on Feb. 24, 1918, the daughter of Jake and Nellie (Urzedowski) Skrobot, who preceded her in death. Mary grew up in Hazelhurst, then moved to Chicago. On May 16, 1943, she married Steve Kafka in Chicago. In 1946, they moved to Wausaukee, where they ran the family farm until 1972, when Steve passed away. Mary was a resident of Wausaukee for 60 years.

She is survived by her children, Steve (Gloria) Kafka, Wausaukee; Mary (Cletus) Deprey Sr., Green Bay; her grandchildren, Vicki Kafka, Becki (Dave) Rochers, Jake Kafka, Crystal Kafka, Cletus Jr. (Julie) Deprey, Jennifer (Shawn) Rogers, Jim (Jennifer) Deprey; and six great-grandchildren, Cletus III, Madysen and Alex Rogers, Amber and Emma Rustlie and Lucas Des Rochers.

She was preceded in death by her two infant sons; her brothers, Edward (Gertrude) Skrobot, Joseph (Dorothy) Skrobot, Leonard (Betty) Skrobot; and her sister, Florence (Philip) Kafka.

"Our mother lived a full life working on the farm with her husband and children, she enjoyed cooking, more so baking the famous apple slices. She enjoyed playing cards, she read many books and playing Scrabble, even creating her own words. We will truly miss our mother, Grandma K and Great-Grammy. We wish to extend our gratitude to all that sent cards during her illness and to the care givers at Parkview Manor and Aurora Hospice."

Visitation will be held at St. Augustine on Saturday, May 16, from 9 to 11 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. The Rev. John Hephner will be officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Wausaukee. Messar Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Messar Funeral Home

(715-856-5621)

Legois, Alvina M.

Alvina M. Legois, 91, Green Bay, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at her home.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, Thursday, (TODAY) from 3 p.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral 7 p.m. this evening at the funeral home with Msgr. Roy Klister officiating. Entombment in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.

Powers, James A.

James A. Powers, "The Dealer," passed away on May 4, 2009, unexpectedly of pneumonia. He passed away at Bay Pines Veterans Health Care System in St. Petersburg, Fla. He resided in Clearwater, for the past year of his life enjoying the warm weather and local attractions. James applied his many interests and talents to a variety of occupations throughout his lifetime.

His love for food was used while a cook in the Navy on board the USS Chicago. As a civilian, he was a factory worker at TectronTube; a BlackJack Dealer at Oneida Bingo and Casino; as well as a variety of other jobs that gave him a diverse and interesting background. While in retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his cat, Huck, who he loved so dearly, his grandchildren, and getting involved with neighborhood associations. He was always known to enjoy a lively discussion or challenge.

James spent most of his life in Green Bay, Wis., and recently moved south to Clearwater, Fla., to get away from the snow and cold weather. He made friends everywhere he went and touched the lives of many. Although he did not have a dog of his own, he carried around a pocket of dog biscuits hoping to make a new friend for life around every corner.

James left behind a daughter, Katy Powers (Andrew Goosman); a son, James Powers; two grandchildren, Tessa and Calvin Goosman; siblings, Andrew Shandor (Marcia), Andrea Barrett (the late Roger), Danny Shandor (Kathy Gale), Steve Shandor, and Patti Vanden Plas (Al); along with nieces and nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by parents, Elizabeth Shandor (Champeau), Allan Powers, Andrew Shandor and brother Joseph Shandor.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Veterans Funeral Care of Clearwater, Fla., and St. Matthew's Parish of Green Bay, Wis., for all they have done. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations may be made in honor of James Powers to US Bank, 1950 S. Webster, Green Bay, Wis.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 16, at St. Matthews Church, 130 St. Matthews Street, Green Bay Wis. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please sign the family registry at www.veteransfuneralcare.com

Van Caster, LaVerne Rita

LaVerne Rita Van Caster, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Tuesday, May 12. LaVerne was born July 28, 1921, to Al and Della Zilles. She married Robert Van Caster on March 9, 1943.

She leaves behind two sons, Robert (Grace) and John and one daughter, Sue (Richard); six grandchildren, Kim, Brian, Richelle, Christopher, Jessica and Jonelle and four great-grandchildren, Breadon, Elizabeth, Brady and Thomas.

LaVerne was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, her mother and father and brother.

A memorial service will be held at Nicolet Memorial Gardens at 1 p.m. Friday. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Please go to www.ryanfh.com to express online condolences. The RYAN FUNERAL HOME of De Pere is assisting the family.

Wesoloski, Violet Lucille

Violet Lucille Wesoloski, 85, Little Suamico, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

She was born on Jan. 14, 1924, in Duck Creek, to the late Joseph and Nettie (Devroy) Fonder.

Violet married Roman Wesoloski on Aug. 16, 1941 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1985.

She was a member of St. Pius Catholic Church in Little Suamico and the Ladies Auxiliary of Duck Creek VFW Post 7534. Violet worked in packaging and as a machine operator at Straubel Paper until retiring. She was a loving wife and mother and enjoyed playing cards, dancing, and traveling, especially her trips to Florida. Violet had a gift for gabbing with family and friends.

Survivors include her children, Ronald (Diane) Wesoloski, Suamico; Janice Strzelecki, Pulaski; Richard Wesoloski, Brookside; Gary (Deb) Wesoloski, Little Suamico; Nancy (Bryan) Winter, Little Suamico; 17 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; one sister, Grace VandeHei; three sisters-in-law, Dora Fonder, Margaret Wesolowski, Antoinette Wesolowski. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Violet was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roman; son-in-law, Edward Strzelecki; five brothers; six sisters; special friend, John (Jack) Grosse.

Family and friends may call at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Howard-Suamico location, 1145 Cardinal Lane, on Friday, May 15, from 4 until 8 p.m. and at St. Pius Catholic Church, 1211 County J, Little Suamico, from 10 until 11 a.m. Saturday. A Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Gerald Prusakowski officiating. Burial in St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Online condolences welcome at www.PfotenhauerFuneralHome.com

A memorial fund has been established in Violet's name at the funeral home.

PFOTENHAUER

Funeral & Cremation

Services

(920) 434-2060

5/14/09 Post Crescent

Schabow, Enid O.

Enid Schabow, age 90, Appleton, went to meet the Lord on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, after a short illness. Enid was born March 24, 1919, in Appleton to the late Walter and Milda (Guetschow) Horn. After graduating from Appleton High School, she worked at Courtney Woolen Mills. On September 6, 1941, Enid was united in marriage to Reverend Alvin Schabow at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Appleton. The couple enjoyed 41 years together until his death in November of 1982.

As a Reverend's wife, Enid and her husband were called to several places St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hyde, Michigan, St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Algoma, where she worked at Gorz Vision Center and the Algoma Pharmacy, then to Salem Lutheran Church in Nasewaupee in Door County. She was a member of the Ladies Aid and sang in the church choir. Enid was also a member of the Sweet Adelines. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Bob) Gardner, Appleton; son Glen (Mary) Schabow, Appleton; foster daughter, Carol (Roger) Post, Luxemburg; daughter in law, Susan (Steve) Younk, Sussex; 13 grandchildren: Lesha, Jason, and Chad Gardner, Rachelle Van Hammond, Jeremy (Nancy) and Adam Schabow, Ryan (Jennifer) and Kevin (Sarah) Schabow, Leah Younk, Paul (Kelley) Post, Julie (Kirk) Uslabar, Jean (Randy) Peischek, and Jenny Post. 14 great-grandchildren: Kayla Krahn, Jakob, Bailey, Garrett, and Tyler Gardner, Carter and Weston Van Hammond, Nina and Jenna Schabow, Cole Schabow, Brendon and Jack Uslabar, Jacob and Alyssa Peischek; her brother, Ronald (Marilyn) Sternagel, Appleton; brother in law, George Franzke; sisters-in-law: Helen (Gene) Brahm, Marion Merkel, Jean Sasman, Jean Karweick, and Ila Schabow; she is further survived by many nieces, nephews, and special friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend A. A. Schabow; a son Nathan Schabow; stepfather Otto Sternagel; brother Rueben Horn; two sisters: Ellen (Gene) Sedo and La Verne (Al) Mantei; her nephew, Joseph Sternagel; brothers-in-law: Armin Schabow, George Merkel, Edwin Schabow, Gordon Schabow, Norman (Janie) Schabow, Orlo Sasman, and Ron Green; sisters-in-law: Evelyn (Carl) Meitner and JoAnn Franzke.

A Funeral Service for Enid will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 530 W. Parkway Blvd., Appleton, with the Rev. Mark Henke officiating. Friends may visit directly at the church on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. A memorial fund has been established.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital and ManorCare for their kindness, care, and concern shown to Enid.

Brettschneider

-Trettin-Lederer

606 N. Oneida St.

Appleton 920-733-7383

www.btlfuneral.com

5/15/2009 GBPG

Kinjerski, John E.

John E. Kinjerski, 85, Green Bay, died on May 14, 2009.

Born on May 17, 1923, in West Kewaunee, he is the son of the late Isadore and Stella (Knipp) Kinjerski.

On July 1, 1944, he married Loretta Wallace, and she preceded him in death in 1957.

On Nov. 28, 1952, he married Jeanne Groulx, and she preceded him in death in 1998.

John attended the Kewaunee Public School in Krok, and then later worked for one year in the Civilian Conservation Corps. John was employed by Green Bay Builder's Supply for 47 years until his retirement in 1986. He enjoyed watching television, watching baseball, and constantly seeking new ways to educate himself. John was also very prayerful in his final years.

John is survived by one son, John F. Kinjerski and Diane Layman, Ledgeview; three grandchildren, Sue (Tim) Michaels, Jean (fiance, Kevin Harris) Mitchell, Lauriam, Mich.; Mike Mitchell, Lafeyette, Ind.; two great-grandchildren, Shelby Michaels, Green Bay; Jeff Mitchell, Lauriam, Mich.; three brothers, Joe (Mable), Mike (Julie), and Izzy (Beverly) Kinjerski, all of Kewaunee; one sister, Sister Joanne Kinjerski, Bay Settlement; brothers-in-law, Raymond Wallace, Green Bay; Peter Testen, Chicago; Emil Schroeder, Peshtigo; sisters-in-law, Joyce, Leona, and Marie Kinjerski, all of Kewaunee; Delores Kinjerski, Casco; Gladys Jacquart, Violet (Burt) Varga, Green Bay; Alma Wallace, Canada; Yvonne Fronsee, Florida; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Patricia Essbrook; son-in-law, David Essbrook; five brothers, Harry (Anita), Tommy, Frank, Lawrence, and Simon Kinjerski; two sisters, Marian Kinjerski and Rose (Milton) Pardowsky; sisters-in-law, Anita Deuscher, E.G. Kinjerski, Ann Testen, Isabelle Burroughs, Dorothy Robinson, and Mary Ann Schroeder; brothers-in-law, Pete Fronsee, Elmer Jacquart, Norman Wallace, and Clifford Wallace.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird St., Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Wake service 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Visitation will continue Monday in the Fr. Ken Hall at St. Willebrord Church, 209 S. Adams Street, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Willebrord Church with Rev. Ken De Groot, O. Praem., officiating. Burial at St. Hedwig Cemetery in West Kewaunee.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Sr. Joanne Kinjerski for the many years of loving care that she provided to her brother.

Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.

Spude, Roland L.

 

Mr. Roland L. Spude, 77, Luxemburg died unexpectedly Wednesday night, May 13, 2009.

He was born in Door County on Oct. 22, 1931, to the late Louis A. and Martha A. (Grovogel) Spude.

On Aug. 17, 1955, Roland married Marie B. Wery at St. Louis Church in Dyckesville.

He was a man of many trades including employment at Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, Gordon Alberts Construction, Brussels, driving milk truck in Duvall and Lincoln and Euclides Well Drilling.

His greatest accomplishment was owning and operating Spude's Lawn Ornaments in Dyckesville for 19 years. He loved the outdoors and working with plants, as well he liked to be around people and was always there to lend a helping hand whether you asked for it or not!

Roland was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His quick wit and humor made him the special person that he was. He truly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed and never forgotten.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Marie; and their five children, Rodney (Kathy) Spude, Luxemburg; Patty (Paul) Bouche, Dyckesville; Roxanne (Don) McMahon, Theresa Spude, Christine (Andy) Zimmerman, all of Luxemburg; ten grandchildren, Heather Spude and friend Mark, Kristopher (Heather) Spude, Jamie and friend, Kevin, Derrick and Katlyn Johnson, Ashley and Andrea McMahon, Brandon, Tyler and Devon Zimmerman; three great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Gavin and Griffin; two step-grandchildren, Brittany (Mike) Thornton, Brad Bouche; three step-great-grandchildren, Amber, Rianne and Karleigh; brothers and sisters, Laverne Berg, Denmark; Regina Simon, Tacoma, Wash.; Janet Bouche, Algoma; Donald (Angela) Spude, Brussels; Albert Spude, Green Bay; Gilbert (Diane) Spude, Brussels; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Harvey (Ida) Ropson, Algoma; Barney (Carol) Soquet, Mountain; Lucille Wery, Madeline Wery, all of Green Bay; special family friend, Laura Theys, Casco.

Roland was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Joshua Zimmerman and twins, Justin and Jared Zimmerman; brothers and sisters- in- law, Milton (Verna) Spude, Eugene ( Mary Ann) Spude, Jean Spude; sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret (Marvin Haegle) Soquet, Evelyn Ropson, Helen Spude, Raymond Simon, Gene Berg, Robert Bouche Sr.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Goldie (LaVerne) Wery, Lena Wery, Louie (Norma) Wery, Lillian (Bill) Delwiche, Jule Wery, Edwin (Dora) Wery, Donald Wery.

Friends may call at McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, 2 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2009. Closing funeral service 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pat Ratajczak, pastoral associate. Entombment will be private.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established.

The family would like to thank the Luxemburg Rescue Squad, the doctors and staff of Bellin Hospital for their excellent care and to Pat Ratajczak and Shawn Curry for their caring support as part of our extended family!

5/15/2009 GBPG

Jorun (Margret) Kohls

Jorun (Margret) Kohls, age 94, a resident of the Hamilton Care Center, Two Rivers, formerly of 1629 Hawthorne Ave., died Wednesday afternoon, May 13, 2009, at the Hamilton Care Center.

Margret was born October 29, 1914, in Canada to the late Sigurgeir & Anna (Gudmonson) Johnson, and attended schools in Ebor, Manitoba, Canada. Margret was working as a clerk for the Unemployment Insurance Commission in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, when she met her husband to be, Roland Kohls. They were married in Canada in 1945, and soon after moved to the United States, settling in Two Rivers where she worked for Paragon Electric Co. for a few years, and later worked as a nurses aide at the Hamilton Home until her retirement. Margret was very involved at her church, Emanuel United Methodist Church, for many years. She also enjoyed her flower garden, walking and most of all, enjoyed her grandchildren.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Joan Kohls, Two Rivers; one daughter, Ronele Sousek, Mishicot; five grandchildren, Craig (Tammy) Kohls, Kim (Camryn) Eis, James Sousek, Jeffery Sousek, and Jon Sousek; six great-grandchildren, Brynn, Jordyn, Casey, Brandon, Samantha, Cheyenne; and one brother, Karl Johnson of Canada. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland; two sisters, and a step brother.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, 1218 Madison St., Two Rivers. Rev. Sonia Alvarado will officiate at the service, with entombment in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc.

The family will greet relatives and friends at Emanuel United Methodist Church after 1 p.m. Sunday until the time of service at 2 p.m.

Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St. Two Rivers, is assisting the Kohls family with funeral arrangements.

Herald Times Reporter

May 15, 2009

5/16/2009 GBPG

VanLaanen, Roberta Susannah

Roberta, a Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay resident since 1945 and part time Arizonian resident since 1978, passed away at her home in Fountain Hills, Ariz., on May 1, 2009, with family at her side.

Born in Lock Haven, Penn., Nov. 15, 1918, to Robert B. McCormick and Florence A. Reeder, the older of two daughters. She attended Meadville High School and graduated from Rollins University, Florida, with a degree in journalism.

Roberta loved "adventures" and traveled extensively throughout the world. Always with a journal and camera in tote to record every new destination and if she could schedule in a game of golf, she considered the trip perfection! An avid golfer since high school, she holds numerous trophies from various events throughout the United States. Her most prized, were two from Pinehurst Women's Invitationals.

Roberta held various positions and memberships in Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay, Women's Golf Assoc Oneida, Women's Northeastern Golf Assoc., elected State Woman Golfer of the Year, Bell-Art Gallery at Bellin Hospital, Friends of Art, voted Artist of the Year, Exhibits Chair and President of Art Colony, lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Theta, DAR, Sturgeon Bay Women's Golf Assoc., Door County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, start up committee for the Charity Ball, House and Garden Walk and Door-Way Gift Shop, initiated Art Market Gallery in Ephriam.

Roberta was a juried artist in Wisconsin and Arizona and was quite generous with her work. Donating pieces for charity events and gifting to her family and friends.

Roberta was an avid supporter of the environment throughout her lifetime. She volunteered and worked diligently for many groups to promote and educate about the fragility of our planet earth.

Roberta is survived by her three children, Robert (Bette) Parmentier, Leslie (Chuck) Hagmann and Jules (Kathy) Parmentier; grandchildren, Christine and Robert Parmentier, Laird (Ande) Hagmann and Ashley (Eric) Cooley, Hayley and JJ Parmentier; great-grandchildren, Kylie and Logan Hagmann; nieces and nephews in California, Nevada and Wisconsin.

Roberta was preceded in death by her husband, Vance J. VanLaanan; her parents, Robert and Florence McCormick; and her sister, Josephine Cochran.

Roberta will be remembered for her insatiable desire to learn and her enviable ability to make it so darn much fun!

At Roberta's request there will be no formal memorial service. She will be placed next to her father in Lock Haven, Penn.

Memorials may be made in Roberta's name to Penninsula Art School, P. O. Box 304, Fish Creek, WI 54212

5/17/09 GBPG

Barnard, Emma Margaret

May 17, 1915 May 2, 2009

Emma M. Crow Barnard claimed the promise of eternity on May 2, 2009. She passed peacefully in her sleep. She will be deeply missed by her family and her community.

Emma was active in the First Methodist Church and later the United Methodist Church of Sturgeon Bay. She taught Sunday school for decades and was the Sunday school superintendent for 24 years. She also was the junior choir director for many years. Emma was one of three women who started the Thanksgiving Dinner at the United Methodist Church. Her spiritual presence touched many lives.

Emma give birth to ten children, two of whom predeceased her. David C. Barnard lost his life during the Viet Nam conflict, and Douglas A. Barnard was taken by cancer. Surviving is a brother, Richard Crow (Mary), Berlin, Wis.; and a sister, Ruth Ghastin (Leslie), Richland Center, Wis.

Surviving children are Margaret A. Hamilton (David), Duluth, Minn.; William G. Barnard (Jeanne), Cedarburg, Wis.; James R. Barnard (Crystal), Egg Harbor, Wis.; Rev. Thomas R. Barnard (Branch), Orange, Va.; Kathryn E. Zimmerman (Bob), Marengo, Ill.; Carl E. Barnard (Christine), Sussex, Wis.; Robert H Barnard (Jeanne), Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; and Mariellen S. Haen (Tony), Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Emma is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren.Three grandchildren predeceased Emma.

A memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church of Sturgeon Bay on Sunday, May 24, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Mel Hendricks, and Rev. Thomas R. Barnard will officiate. A pot luck dinner at the church will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations be made to The Christian Children's Fund or Heifer International.

5/18/09 GBPG

Laurent, Larry C.

Larry C. Laurent, 68, Appleton, fell asleep in death Saturday morning May 16, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. He was born in Luxemburg on Nov. 11, 1940, to the late Norman and Mae (Romuald) Laurent.

He will be missed by his six children, Carol (Ed) Dust, Lawson, Mo., Paul (Vickie) Laurent, Menasha, Sandy (Jeff) Bryant, Appleton, Dan (Sara) Laurent, Green Bay, Leah (Joe) Salazar, Appleton, Debbie (Brian) Bain, Kaukauna; 14 grandchildren, Shad, Daniel and Jacob Fairchild, Peggy (Jonathan) Russell, Tori (Nick) Beemer, Gracie and Maddie Dust, Miranda and Avery Laurent, Alexandrea and Samuel Salazar, Gavin and Grady Bain and Mya Bryant; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Avani Russell; two brothers, Ron (Janet) Laurent, Luxemburg, and Lee (Lisa) Laurent, New Franken; and many friends.

Larry was preceded in death by one daughter, Tamara Laurent; and one granddaughter, Marisa Bryant.

Larry had a love of Bible truth and loved sharing that with others. We await the time when Larry will wake up from death to a paradise earth where pain, sickness and suffering will be no more.

Friends my visit at the McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Visitation will then continue at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday May 20, 2009 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, 2909 N. Roemer Road, Appleton. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Kingdom Hall.

Online messages of sympathy may be e-mailed to mcmahonfh@centurytel.net for the Laurent family.

Boucher, Doris

Doris Boucher, 87, West De Pere, passed away Saturday May 16, 2009, at a local hospital. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday's edition. The RYAN FUNERAL HOME of De Pere is assisting the family.

5/19/09 GBPG

Boncher, Doris Caroline (Kussow)

Doris Caroline (Kussow) Boncher died peacefully Saturday evening with family at her side. The daughter of the late Edgar and Esther (Rasmussen) Kussow was born March 3, 1922, in Wrightstown, Wis. Doris married Austin M. Boncher on Nov. 11, 1940. He preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1997. They happily farmed for 40 years along with her mother and father. A beautiful and compassionate lady, Doris enjoyed her days lovingly caring for and socializing with many family and friends.

Doris is survived by her children, Austin and Judith Boncher, Appleton; Karen and Sheldon Knoespel, (granddaughter, Gabrielle) Lansing, Mich.; Sharon (Boncher) and Ron Fletcher, Green Bay; Jane and James Lambert, Green Bay; Robert Boncher and Ann Kohler, Neenah; Greg and Grace Boncher, De Pere; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Michael Boncher, Amy Boncher, Jada and James Paisley (Brandon and Jacob), Brett and Brenda Knoespel, Deirdre and Ken Heckman, Dina and Ken Destiche (Madeline, Johnathon and Gracie) Katie Boncher Parma (Austin and Jack), Jessica and Ted Genske (Lauren and Colin), Amanda and Andrew Zich (Bo), Mollie and Robert Sikorski (Rilee), Stephanie and Mike Mauthe (Chase), Scott Boncher and Rochelle Biermann, Ben and Alaina Boncher (Savannah and Issac), Joe and Lisa Boncher.

Doris is also survived by one brother-in-law, Ralph Cormier, Green Bay. Additionally Doris will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, many friends in her life's journeys and a special cousin and friend, Vernon Kussow. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Austin; her parents; her sons, David, Richard and Jack; brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Viola Kussow; one sister-in-law, Lynette Cormier.

Friends may call at St. John Lutheran Church, 1700 Lost Dauphin Road, De Pere, on Thursday, May 21, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A service in Celebration of Doris' Life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Revs. Andrea and Brian Cain officiating. Burial on Thursday afternoon in Lawrence Cemetery. RYAN FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Boncher family. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Memorial Fund has been established at St. John Lutheran Church.

Hedquist, Mrs. Elsie Herison

Mrs. Elsie Herison Hedquist, Algoma, died on May 17, 2009, at the age of 101+. She was born to Arthur and Amelia (Willman) Herison on Dec. 22, 1907, on the family farm in the Township of Lincoln, Wis.

She attended Green Bay Business College and worked for Wright Dental supply Co. in Madison for 40 years. She was instrumental in the formation of Madison's first Dental Assistant Organization. Elsie and Vincent Hedquist were married July 10, 1937, at Christ Presbyterian Church in Madison. After Vince's death in 1971, she joined St. Marks Church in Madison and worked with the Church Aid Group and Homemaker's Society. She also participated in Bethel Lutheran's XYZ Group.

Elsie moved to Algoma about 1982 to be close to her relatives and joined St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She is survived by her son, Gary Hedquist; three sisters, Elfrieda Neinas, Lorraine Srnka and Arlene Krueger.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Herison and sisters, Leona Theis and Mary Theis.

Friends may call at the SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, from 10 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2009, until the time of services at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Moll officiating.

Family and friends mmay sign the online guestbook at www.schinderle.com.

Van Rite, Adam J.

Adam J. Van Rite, 32, Ashwaubenon, answered his last alarm on Monday, May 18, 2009, at the home of this mother, Diane, following a courageous battle with cancer. The son of John Van Rite and Diane (Johnson) Van Rite was born Aug. 15, 1976, in Green Bay. He was a 1994 graduate of West De Pere High School and was a graduate of Fox Valley Technical College in Fire Science. Adam was a volunteer for Lawrence Fire Department for 15 years and a full-time firefighter for De Pere Fire and Rescue for the past ten years. He was a proud member of the Brown County HAZ-MAT Team for the past ten years. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting, fishing, running ATVs and spending time with his family. Adam was extremely family and community oriented and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his dad, John, Florence, Wis.; his mom, Diane, De Pere; his brother, Matt (Monica) Van Rite; sister, Michelle Van Rite; a special friend, Angel Van Den Heuvel, as well as her sons, Kyle and Dominic. He is further survived by his grandmother, Elaine Johnson, Ashwaubenon; aunts, uncles and cousins. Adam is also survived by his Firefighting Family of De Pere and Lawrence. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Ray and Gladys Van Rite and Donald Johnson, and and uncle, Jim Van Rite.

Friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 North Tenth St., De Pere, from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2009. De Pere and Lawrence Fire Departments will honor Adam with their Honor Guards throughout the visitation. Fire Department Prayer Vigil will conclude the evening at 8 p.m. Thursday. Visitation will continue after 8:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home until the procession leaves for church at 9:30 a.m. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Family, corner of Lourdes Avenue and Suburban Drive, De Pere, with Father Tim Shillcox, O.Praem, officiating. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Van Rite family. The family extends a most sincere thank you to the men and women of the Lawrence and De Pere Fire Departments for their support, love and assistance shown to Adam and the family over the past months

5/19/09 Post Crescent

Boncher, Doris Caroline (Kussow)

Doris Caroline (Kussow) Boncher died peacefully Saturday evening with family at her side. The daughter of the late Edgar and Esther (Rasmussen) Kussow was born March 3, 1922, in Wrightstown, WI. Doris married Austin M. Boncher on November 11, 1940. He preceded her in death on September 9, 1997. They happily farmed for forty years along with her mother and father. A beautiful and compassionate lady, Doris enjoyed her days lovingly caring for and socializing with many family and friends.

She is survived by her children: Austin and Judith Boncher, Appleton; Karen and Sheldon Knoespel, (granddaughter Gabrielle) Lansing, MI; Sharon (Boncher) and Ron Fletcher, Green Bay; Jane and James Lambert, Green Bay; Robert Boncher and Ann Kohler, Neenah; Greg and Grace Boncher, De Pere; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Michael Boncher, Amy Boncher, Jada and James Paisley (Brandon and Jacob), Brett and Brenda Knoespel, Deirdre and Ken Heckman, Dina and Ken Destiche (Madeline, Johnathon and Gracie) Katie Boncher Parma (Austin and Jack), Jessica and Ted Genske (Lauren and Colin), Amanda and Andrew Zich (Bo), Mollie and Robert Sikorski (Rilee), Stephanie and Mike Mauthe (Chase), Scott Boncher and Rochelle Biermann, Ben and Alaina Boncher (Savannah and Issac), Joe and Lisa Boncher. Doris is also survived by a brother-in-law, Ralph Cormier, Green Bay. Additionally Doris will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, many friends in her life's journeys and a special cousin and friend, Vernon Kussow.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband Austin, her parents, her sons: David, Richard and Jack, brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Viola Kussow, a sister-in-law, Lynette Cormier.

Friends may call at St. John Lutheran Church, 1700 Lost Dauphin Road, De Pere on Thursday May 21, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A service in Celebration of Doris' Life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Revs. Andrea and Brian Cain officiating. Burial on Thursday afternoon in Lawrence Cemetery. RYAN FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Boncher family. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Memorial Fund has been established at St. John Lutheran Church.

5/21/09 GBPG

Ditzman, Lorraine

Lorraine Ditzman, 87, Green Bay, died Tuesday morning, May 19, 2009, at Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Born Nov. 21, 1921, in Red River, she is the daughter of the late Henry and Louise (Fabry) LeCaptain.

Lorraine married Wallace "Wally" Ditzman on Sept. 12, 1944, in Tampa, Fla., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1996.

She was employed at Westphals and Martin Hardware for over 40 years until her retirement. Lorraine loved being with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Carolyn Ditzman, New London, Iowa; her daughter, Lois Baldwin, Appleton; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Arleen LeCaptain, Green Bay; and Mildred LeCaptain, Casco; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer and Jim LeCaptain; two sisters, Bertha Bero and Irene Alberts; two sons-in-law, Glenn Gervais and Jim Baldwin; five brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastors Ron Jung and Kendall Adams officiating. Entombment at the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.

Kamps, Roger J.

Roger J. Kamps, 72, Green Bay, passed away peacefully at a local nursing home with his family by his side, on Monday, May 18, 2009.

Roger was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Combined Locks, Wis., to the late Henry and Josephine (Hermes) Kamps.

He was employed in the lumber and cement industries with Howard Blazer Co. and Linemen Cement Co. until retiring. Roger lived in the Suamico area most of his life.

Survivors include one son, Roger Jr.; two daughters, Josephine and Ann Kamps; two grandchildren, Amy and Autumn Kamps; four brothers, Donald (Betty), Jim (Sherry), Bob (Ginny), David (Becky); five sisters, Elayne (Louie) DeVivo, Linda (John) Plouff, Sharon Kamps and Don Wied, Beatrice (Rick) Caelwarts, Joyce Kamps; special friends, Pat Kamps, Leanne Cortes and family and Gerold (Amy) Vaness; his loving cat, Honey. Further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Henry Kamps Jr.

A celebration of Roger's life with a memorial visitation will be held at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Howard-Suamico location, 1145 Cardinal Lane, on Friday, May 22, from 3 until 5pm. Memorial Service 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences welcome at www.PfotenhauerFuneralHome.com.

A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in his name.

The family wishes to thank Manor Care East, Bellin Hospital, Jerry and Tracy of Unity Hospice, for all their care.

PFOTENHAUER

Funeral & Cremation

Services

(920) 434-2060

Lindbeck, Spencer Walter

Spencer Walter Lindbeck, 88, joined the Honor Flight with the Angels on Saturday, May 16. He spent his final days in the excellent care of the staff at the Jack and Engrid Meng Unity Hospice.

Spencer was born Feb. 1, 1921, to the late Aner and Matilda (Tillie) Lindbeck in Iron River, Mich.

He graduated from Iron River High School in 1939, and joined the Army Air Corps in 1940. He served overseas during WWII as a crew chief for P-38's and P-51's with the 436th Fighter Squadron.

During his training in La., he met and married Carolyn (Virginia Carolyn Wallace), his wife of 63 years. They were married on Sept. 14, 1942. She preceded him in death in 2005.

After serving honorably with the military, Spencer worked for the M.A. Hanna mining company as an underground iron ore miner in Iron River for 30 years, retiring in 1975. He later worked for the Federal Government as a mining inspector with the then Mine Enforcement Safety Administration (MESA) in Macon, Ga. He retired from federal service in 1984 and built a home in the hills of Northern Ga. In 2002, he and Carolyn moved to Green Bay, Wis. to be closer to their sons, grandchildren, and other family.

Spencer was a past master of the Iron River Masonic Lodge, and a member of the American Legion, Post 36, West Bend, Wis. He also worked as a reserve officer for the Mich. State Police in Iron River, Mich. for several years.

He enjoyed the many hours he spent carving with a circle of friends at the Senior Center in Green Bay. In particular, he enjoyed the company of a special friend and companion, Roger Young. There were many others in the group who supported him and made his life that much brighter.

He was a lifelong hunter, fisherman, and woodsman. He spent hours sitting on stumps waiting for the perfect buck, which never seemed to appear. He spent countless hours drowning worms in futile attempts to catch fish day after day, year after year, never tiring of the activity. His wife and sons joined him day after day, year after year in the early years and encouraged him in the later years. He particularly enjoyed fishing for coho and brown trout with friends in Algoma, Kewaunee and Sturgeon Bay. A good friend named Don Piette joined him often on the shorelines and docks in Kewaunee. He enjoyed the camaraderie even more than the fishing.

Spencer is survived by two sons; Richard (Susette) West Bend, Wis., Carl (Georgene) De Pere, Wis., three grandchildren; Keith (fiance Bonnie and her children Chad and Ali) West Bend, Wis., Nathan (Victoria) De Pere, Wis., and Kristin, Brooklyn, N.Y., and one great grandchild; Isabella, Monroe, N.Y. He also leaves behind his nephew; Jim (Pamela), De Pere, Wis., and niece; Karin (Denis), Florence, Wis.

He was preceded in death by his wife and parents, two brothers (Carl & Clarence) and one sister, Elizabeth.

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Vincent Hospital for their excellent care, kindness and compassion, especially the 9th floor staff of nurses, assistants, housekeeping, and food service. In addition, the staff at Unity Hospice made his final days those of comfort and compassion. He will be missed.

The family will hold a private ceremony and at a later date will hold a celebration of his life for friends.

5/21/09 Herald Times Reporter

Elizabeth A. 'Betty' Dennis

Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Dennis, 87, formerly of Two Rivers, passed away peacefully May 15 in Burlingame, Calif. The daughter of the late Stanley and Irene Gunderson, Betty was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Manitowoc. She graduated from Washington High School in 1939 and was crowned Two Rivers Snow Queen later that year.

She married the late Walter F. Dennis in 1942. Following his service in World War II, Betty and Walter returned to Two Rivers where they raised a family and owned a decorating business. She was an active member of Emanuel United Methodist Church, sang with the Emanuel Quartet, volunteered at Woodland Dunes Nature Center and supported many community activities.

She enjoyed playing cards and attending concerts, and had great appreciation for nature, travel, food and the company of family and friends. She shared her final celebration with her entire family on Mother's Day.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Pons and her husband Bruce, of Winnetka, Ill.; sons Nicholas and his wife Christy of Weed, Calif., and Barry and his wife Jackie of Hillsborough, Calif.; sisters Charlotte Foley of Laguna Beach, Calif., and Karen Boettcher of Two Rivers; grandchildren Lizbeth Vine and her husband Richard of Singapore, Joanna Edstrom and her husband Andrew of Santa Monica, Calif., and Jackson and Stephanie Sierra of Hillsborough, Calif.; great-grandchildren Madeleine, Rory, and Vanessa Vine, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; Walter Dennis, her husband of 61 years; sisters Edith Ruthmansdorfer, Jean Torrens and Shirley Stueck Wilsmann; and brothers Gerald and Lynn Gunderson.

A private memorial service celebrating Betty's life with songs and family remembrances was held in Barry and Jackie's Hillsborough home where Betty resided since 2003.

Donations in remembrance of Betty may be made to Woodland Dunes Nature Center, Lester Public Library or Emanuel United Methodist Church.

Herald Times Reporter

May 21, 2009

5/23/09 GBPG

Clifford E. Londo

Clifford E. Londo, age 79, formerly of Whitelaw, died on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc.

Clifford was born April 10, 1930, at Jacksonport, son of the late Ezery and Helen (Ehlers) Londo. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict in the 5th Army Division, from 1949 until his discharge in 1953. On Aug. 8, 1953, Clifford married the former Marietta D. Mellott at Sturgeon Bay. She preceded him in death March 2, 2005. Clifford worked at the Manitowoc Company for many years until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of the Boiler Makers Union Local 443.

Survivors include his six children: Cindy (Mike) Kimball, DePere; Valerie Soule, Sturgeon Bay; Clifford D.(Sandi) Londo, Manitowoc; Diana Londo, Brillion; Debbie Pierzchalski, Sturgeon Bay; Terry Londo, Whitelaw: 12 grandchildren: seven great grandchildren: two sisters-in-law: Dorothy Bongle, Sturgeon Bay; Marcia Mellott, Ill: nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents: wife: Marietta: son: David A. Londo: brother: Rolland Londo: and brother-in-law: Robert D. Mellott.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, 1124 Main St.. Kellnersville. The Rev. Matt Simonar will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, Whitelaw. Military graveside services will be accorded by the Kubale-O'Connell VFW Post 6179.

Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday at the funeral home, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

Herald Times Reporter

May 23, 2009

5/24/2009 GBPG

Devroy, Gary L.

Gary L. Devroy, 64, Sobieski, passed away at his home Monday, May 18, 2009.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Loa (Hendricks); two daughters, Laurie Devroy (Jerry), Sherry Drown (David); and four grandchildren, Emily, Elizabeth, David, and Samuel Drown. Gary is also survived by two sisters. He will be sadly missed by his friends and family.

A private memorial service was held.

To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

Paul, Raymond J.

Raymond J. Paul, 88, Allouez resident, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at his home. He was born March 18, 1921, in New Franken, to the late Joseph and Luella (Crass) Paul. Ray joined the U.S. Marine Corps serving during World War II from 1942 until his discharge in 1946. He married the former Gloria Ladwig on Sept. 13, 1947, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay. Ray and Gloria were associated with his parents at Paul's Nautical Inn in Sturgeon Bay until 1965 when Ray and Gloria opened Paul's Carriage Inn in downtown Green Bay. They owned and operated the Supper Club for 25 years until their retirement in 1990. During their career at the supper club they enjoyed their many new friendships with local celebrities and families. Following retirement Ray began spending time sketching in different mediums. He was an avid golfer, bowler and Packers fan. Ray was a very active member of St. Willebrord Parish.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; and their two children, Thomas (Janice) Paul, Salem, Ore.; and Susan Hidalgo, Bellevue; one granddaughter, Jennifer Paul, Salem, Ore.; one brother, Ralph (Mary Alice) Paul, Neenah; one sister, Mary Lou (Gerald) Guth, Algoma; one sister-in-law, Joan Ladwig, Sturgeon Bay; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Richard Hidalgo; one brother-in-law, Dr. Thomas Ladwig; and one nephew, Cameron Paul.

Friends may call at St. Willebrord Catholic church, 209 S. Adams St., after 9 a.m. Tuesday until time of Mass. Mass of Christian burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Rev. Kenneth De Groot, O. Praem officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the Paul family at www.prokowall.com. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy a memorial fund has been established in his name.

5/23/09 Post Crescent

May, Jerome E. "Jerry"

Jerry May, 85, Appleton, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, May 22, 2009. He was born July 7, 1923, in Appleton, son of the late Edward and Julia (Mayland) May. He was a lifelong resident of Appleton and graduated from Appleton High School in 1941. After high school, he joined the Navy and served during World War II. In 1948, he started his first service station. In 1953, he moved his business, "Jerry's Service," to the corner of Meade St. and Glendale Ave. across from AMC. He was at that location until he retired in 1989. He married Helen Paltzer on Feb. 14, 1976, sharing 26 years together before her death on April 24, 2002.

Jerry enjoyed retirement and was known as the "Apple Creek Country Gentleman." He drove his '57 Yellow Mercury in the Appleton Flag Day Parade for the Altrusa Club for many years. He was affiliated with Emmanuel United Methodist Church and St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

He is survived by his special friend, Doris Carlson, and her Great Big Beautiful Family; Peter Berken, whom he thought of as a son; a nephew, Greg (Barbra) Sylvester, and their children, Christian and Julia; a niece, Rochelle (Shelly) Sylvester, and her children, Emily, Peter and Ellen; cousins, Wayne (Deloris) Glasnap; Marvin Rohm and June Rohm; a sister-in-law, Julia Treiber; brother-in-law, Eugene (Marcella) Paltzer; nieces, nephews, other relatives, many good friends, neighbors, former employees, customers and business acquaintances.

He was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Gordon and Buda Sylvester; and nephew, Bob Sylvester.

The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1810 N. McDonald St., with the Rev. Gerald Falk and the Rev. Mark Geisthardt officiating. Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call at the Brettschneider-Trettin-Lederer Funeral Chapel on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

A memorial fund has been established for the Heart Institute of Appleton Medical Center.

Jerry, your beaming smile, unforgettable laugh and endless generosity will never be forgotten. You have been our mentor, friend, confidant, companion and father figure, and we are so grateful. All who have crossed paths with you know you were a class act. You were beautiful on the inside and the outside and you touched all our lives with love.

My Jerry, my Sweetheart, We had such great times, but more than that we had a closeness I will treasure for the rest of my life. I loved being "Your Dorsey."

Brettschneider-Trettin-

Lederer

606 N. Oneida St.

Appleton 920-733-7383

www.btlfuneral.com

5/25/2009 Herald Times Reporter

Gerhart E. 'Doc' 'Gary' Tess

Gerhart "Doc" "Gary" Tess, age 86, a resident of Wisteria Haus, 2741 45th St., Two Rivers, went home to be with the Lord and reunited with his wife, Grace, in heaven, Saturday morning, May 23, 2009.

Gerhart was born in Kewaunee, Aug. 5, 1922, to the late John and Ella Nimmer Tess and also was educated in Kewaunee. He entered active military service on Dec. 7, 1942, serving with the U.S. Army during Word War II. Doc was stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and served with the Medics in the 101st Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged Nov. 20, 1945.

On April 27, 1946, he married Grace Christoffel in Two Rivers. She preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 1989. Mr. Tess was employed with the Metal Ware Corp. in Two Rivers for 42 years, retiring as plant superintendent in 1987. He was a charter member of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he served as an usher, many terms on the church council and a money counter. Doc was a longtime member of the Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Horseshoe League and enjoyed playing cards in several card clubs and with his family, his favorite game being Sheepshead.

Survivors include his children: Kay Wegner of Manitowoc, Kathy (Robert) Fitzgerald of Newton, Audrey (Peter) VandenBusch of Manitowoc, Carol (Kevin) Steidl of Neenah, and Al (Lori) Tess of Manitowoc; 10 grandchildren: Nathan Wegner, Melissa (Adam) Noskowiak, Chris (Kim) Fitzgerald, Katherine (Dan) Stephani, Brittany Fitzgerald, Curtis VandenBusch, Lindsey and Adam Steidl, Carrie (Aaron) Stecker and Kimberly (Dale) Wiena; and eight great-grandchildren. He is further survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law: Roland (Marion) Tess of Kiel, John (Marie) Tess of Mishicot; three sisters: Lillian Seidl, Joyce Shimanek and Pearl Brusky, all of Kewaunee; one brother-in-law: Harvey Schneider of Mishicot; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace; one sister, Erna Schneider; three brothers: Edwin, Gilbert and Orville Tess; two sisters-in-law: June Tess and Laverne Tess; three brothers-in-law: John Seidl, Alvin Shimanek and Myron Brusky; two nephews and a niece.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2140 34th St., Two Rivers. The Rev. Louis Sievert will officiate at the service, with burial to follow in Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers. Military graveside rites will be accorded by members of the American Legion and VFW Post of Two Rivers.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, and at 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church-General Fund.

The Tess family would like to express a sincere thank you to the entire staff at the Wisteria Haus for their compassionate care and kindness extended to our father over the years. The loving care that he received was very much appreciated.

Herald Times Reporter

May 25, 2009

5/25/2009 Post Crescent

Spiegelberg, Larry L.

Larry L. Spiegelberg, 63, Oshkosh, was taken peacefully into God's Hands after a lengthy illness on Saturday, May 23, 2009. He was at the Park View Health Center.

Larry was born March 1, 1946, in Appleton, a son of Willard and Adeline Moder Spiegelberg. He married Carol LeMay on November 9, 1967, in Neenah.

Larry was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church. He had worked at Wisconsin Bell-Ameritech for 25 years, retiring in 1995, and was a Vietnam Army veteran. Larry was a former volunteer fireman for the Town of Oshkosh. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, camping and snowmobiling.

Larry is survived by his wife Carol, a son Trent (Lori) Spiegelberg, a daughter Tammy (Peter) Kielbasa, all of Oshkosh; two grandsons, Adam Krueger, Boston, MA, and Kyle Krueger, Appleton; three step-granddaughters, Amber Mulroy, Britney Klatt, and Lana Kielbasa; six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph LeMay, Townsend; Gary (Vicki) LeMay, Townsend; Harry LeMay, Oshkosh, Jeff (Kathy) LeMay, Oshkosh, Delores Clark, Oshkosh, Linda (John) Schmidt, Neenah, and Darlene LeMay, Oshkosh; godchildren, Kimberlie, Randy, Troy, Timothy, and Jami; numerous nieces and nephews; and his second family at Park View Health Center. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Kay Spiegelberg; parents-in-law, Joseph and Virginia LeMay; a brother-in-law, Bill LeMay, and a sister-in-law Patty Kevill.

A Funeral service for Larry will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church, Rev. Thomas McFarland officiating. Visitation will be held at the church Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.

Larry's family sends a special thank you to the entire staff at Park View Health Center, "his care was the best."

Konrad-Behlman

Funeral Homes & Crematory

Oshkosh, WI 920-231-1510

www.konrad-behlman.com

Van Asten, Lexie E.

Lexie E. Van Asten, Little Chute, 87, died Sunday, May 24, 2009, at Parkside Care Center. She was born in Chicago on July 28, 1921, to the late Fred and Rosalia (Flynn) Schueneman. On January 16, 1941, Lexie married Melvin Van Asten Sr. at St. Mary Parish in Appleton. She worked as a seamstress for many years at Zwickers, Penneys, Gimbels and Marshall Fields and, eventually, retired from Stitch's. She was a member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church. Lexie was a proud grandmother and enjoyed attending their games, recitals and school functions. Many will remember the dresses and gowns she made for family, always ensuring that the girls in her family had matching dresses for the holidays.

Lexie is survived by her children, Jacqueline (Patrick) Hughes, Appleton; Melvin Jr. (Victoria), Wabeno; and Charles (Sandra), Little Chute; grandchildren, Daniel (Lynette), Brenda (Kathy), Michelle, and Todd Hughes, Linda (Richard) Geurts, Catherine (Richard) Wood, Scott (Kris), Doug (Amy) and Brian (Quinn) Van Asten, Kim (Ken) Newhouse, Kristen (John) Daniels and Kelly (Boyd) Randerson; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother Rodney Schueneman; and sisters-in-law: Angie Schueneman and Irene Van Asten. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Lexie was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Sr.; father- and mother-in-law, John and Hattie Van Asten; brothers, Freddy and James; and sister-in-law, Pat Schueneman. She was also preceded in death my numerous brothers and sisters-in-law from her husband's family.

Visitation will be held at ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH Wednesday, May 27, 2009, beginning at 2 p.m. until the time of Mass at 5 p.m. The Rev. David J. Funk, O.F.M. Cap. will officiate. Committal St. Mary Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit www.oconnellfuneral services.com. Lexie's family would like to thank her dear friends, Winnie Wieseckel, Nita Randerson and Cliff and Pat Jansen for the love, help and companionship they gave her through the years. You meant so much to her. Also, thank you to the staff at Parkside Care Center for their kind care.

O'CONNELL

FUNERAL HOME

201 E. Main Street

Little Chute 920-788-6237

Oconnellfuneral

services.com

5/26/2009 GBPG

Collins, Ardella

Ardella Collins, 72, Green Bay, died Sunday, May 24, 2009, at a local nursing home.

Born May 22, 1937, in Dyckesville, she is the daughter of Louise (Liebergen) Lemens and the late Art Lemens.

Ardella married Carl Collins on May 31, 1955, at St. Louis Church, Dyckesville.

Together, she and Carl were self-employed as cheese makers and drove milk truck for National Farmers Organization (N.F.O.) until they retired in 1992. They also were foster parents for 57 children throughout the years.

Carl preceded her in death on September 22, 2000.

Ardella was very talented at creating beautiful ceramic art. She also enjoyed playing cards, dining out, snowmobiling, the family's dogs, Peachy and Brandy, and time spent with family and friends. Ardella adored all children and cherished time she could spend with them.

She is survived by three children and spouses, Debbie Collins and Billy Tazioli, Illinois; Steve and Vicki Collin, North Chase; Dave and Lisa Collins, DePere; four grandchildren, Mitchell, Jacob and Jordan Collin, Amanda Smith; one great grandson, Charles Kitzman; mother, Louise Lemens, Green Bay; two sisters and brothers-in-laws: Rosella and Joe Collin, Green Bay; Betty and Gene Becker, Menasha; brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Janet Lemens, Green Bay; three brothers-in-law and spouses, Harold and Elaine Collins, Dyckesville; Alvin and Dorothy Martin, Green Bay; Jim and Diane Martin, Casco; two sisters-in-law, Bernice Krohn, Forestville; Judy Hauer, Houston, TX; nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her father, Art Lemens; husband of 45 years, Carl; grandson, Mason Collin; brother, Fred Lemens; sister, Janice Schultz; two brothers-in-law, Bud Krohn and David Hauer; nephew and his daughter. Joe and Tammy Collin.

Visitation at MALCORE (West) Funeral Home, 1530 West Mason Street, Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Thursday visitation will continue at St. John the Baptist Church , 2597 Glendale Avenue, Howard, from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral 12 noon Thursday at the church with Rev. John P. Bergstadt officiating. Entombment in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

A very special thank you is extended to San Luis, Century Ridge and Kindred Hearts Nursing Homes, Asera Hospice for all the care shown to our mother over these last years; and especially all her friends and family who have supported her through her illness.

Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.

Mommaerts, Kenneth Francis

Ken passed away Feb. 7, 2009, at his home in Bella Vista, Ark., at the age of 79.

There will be a memorial Mass service for family and friends who were unable to attend his funeral in Arkansas. The service will be held on Saturday, May, 30, at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Joseph's Church on the St. Norbert College campus in De Pere.

Sundstrom, Deanna LaFaive

Deanna LaFaive Sundstrom, 41, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, May 25, 2009, after a courageous six-year battle with Lieomyosarcoma, a rare cancer of the soft tissues of the body.

She was a 1986 graduate of Norway High School, received her bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University and graduate degree from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.

Deanna taught math and computer sciences at Preble High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin, from 1997 to 2009.

Deanna was born on December 13, 1967, in Norway, Michigan, the daughter of Mary and Dennis LaFaive.

Deanna married her high school sweetheart, Jim Sundstrom, on August 12, 1989.

Deanna and Jim were blessed by the gift of two beautiful daughters, Geri and Mia. The family has resided in Green Bay for the past seventeen years.

Surviving are Deanna's husband, Jim; their daughters Geri and Mia Sundstrom; at home, her parents Mary (Richards) and Dennis LaFaive, her paternal Grandmother, Edna (Larson) LaFaive; sisters, Deborah (Robert) King, Iron Mountain and Donna (Randy) Wagner, Norway; her sisters-in-law, Jody (Jay) Miller, Joy (Phil) Johnson, Andrea (Nick) Blomberg, and brother-in-law, David (Connie) Carlsen; nieces, Emily Bell, Sara and Courtney Wagner, Katrina and Alexandra Miller, Chiara Johnson, Elena and Christine Blomberg and nephews, Joshua Bell, Eric Johnson, Luke and Jesse Miller, Calvin Blomberg, and Joshua, Caleb and Matthew Carlsen. Also surviving are her mother and father-in-law, Judy and Bob Carlsen of Norway and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding Deanna in death are an infant brother, Dennis, in 1966, a sister, Denise, in 1980, and grandparents, Charles LaFaive, and Freely and Angela Richards.

Deanna was a passionate advocate for Lieomyosarcoma research, and served as an adviser for Preble High School's "Sting Cancer" organization.

Her family is grateful for the compassion and practical assistance of the Sting Cancer Group and all the Preble community through the years of Deanna's illness. A special thank you is expressed, as well, to her many faithful friends, including the "Chicago Six." The family is grateful for the spiritual support of Spring Lake Church and for all who lifted her in prayer and performed deeds of kindness. May God bless each one.

Throughout her battle, Deanna encountered many talented medical personnel that she wished to thank for their skill and dedication, in particular Dr. Erich Metzler, Dr. Jonathan Tammela, Dr. Linda Gemer, Martha Kralovec PA, Tina Schuster, Peg Savoie and all the caring medical staff of Gynecologic Oncology at St Vincent's Hospital.

Deanna was blessed with an infinite capacity to give. She gave all she had to her students and will be remembered as an inspiring teacher and friend to her students. She and her family enjoyed all outdoor activities, including camping, kayaking, hiking and traveling. At the end of March she and her daughters were enabled to take a dream vacation to the San Francisco area through the generosity of her parents and loyal friends at the Green Bay Police Department.

Deanna was a lover of life until the end, and is now embarked on what she considered her life's greatest adventure. In her own words, written in her Web-journal on April 25th, "I am secure in the knowledge of where I will spend eternity. The time apart from my family and friends will be short in comparison to spending eternity together."

A visitation will be held at Spring Lake Church, 2240 Klondike Road, Green Bay, on Wednesday, May 27, from 4 to 8 p.m., with a celebration of Deanna's life held on Thursday, May 28, at the church, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Burial will take place at the Norway Cemetery. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the Sundstrom family at www.prokowall.com. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations be made toward a memorial in Deanna's honor.

Vandermuse, Mrs. Arthur (Donna) Malcore

Mrs. Arthur (Donna) Malcore Vandermuse, 74, died unexpectedly, Sunday, May 24, 2009, at home.

Born in the town of Red River, July 4, 1934, she is the daughter of the late John and Selina (Macco) Malcore.

She married Arthur Vandermuse, July 6, 1949, at St. Peter Church in Lincoln.

Donna drove school bus for 27 years. She helped her sister Frieda at the DeChamps Grocery Store /Malcore's IGA at the corner of Webster and Day Street. Donna cleaned for many people in the Green Bay area. She loved decorating with her Christmas lights and gardening.

Donna is survived by her husband, Arthur Vandermuse, Green Bay; daughter and son-in-law, Linda (John) Cleereman, two sons and one daughter-in-law, Dallas (Carol) Vandermuse, Daniel Vandermuse; two grandchildren Chandra (fiancee, Jerry Fictum) Jolly, and Bradley Vandermuse; three great grandchildren, Allaura, Bailey, and Alex Jolly; brother and sister-in-law, Wally "Mack" and Evelyn Malcore all of Green Bay; nieces and nephews, Sally (Kenneth) Deprez, Cindy Arndt, Randy (Terri) Malcore, Tim (Judy) Malcore, and Rev. Neal (Darla) Malcore.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Melvin Malcore; sister, Frieda Malcore; sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and Clarence Sisel.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird Street, Wednesday, May 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday's visitation will continue at the church from 10-11 a.m. at First United Church of Christ (corner of Webster and Chicago). Funeral Thursday, May 28, 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Bob Laubenstein officiating. Entombment at Shrine of the Good Shepherd. To send an online condolence to the family visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com.

5/26/2009 Herald Times Reporter

Luella D. Metzger

Luella D. Metzger, age 80, of 2475 S. 18th St., Manitowoc, died Sunday morning, May 24, 2009, at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers.

She was born on June 28, 1928, in Merrill, daughter of the late Ernest and Alice (Woller) Zahn. Luella graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School with the class of 1946. On April 19, 1947, she married Paul Metzger in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2003. Luella enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, crocheting, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law: Paulette and Paul Simonar, Two Rivers, Lois and Tim Terp, Manitowoc, and Cathi and Jeff Tulach, Manitowoc; eight grandchildren: Paul (Heidi) Simonar, Manitowoc, Brian (Lynette) Simonar, Two Rivers, Dawn Marie Simonar, Two Rivers, Jason (Lauren) Terp, San Francisco, Justin Terp, Manitowoc, Josh Terp, San Francisco, Tanya Pryes, Manitowoc, Stacy Tulach, Green Bay; eight great-grandchildren: Matthew, Michael, Daniel, David, John Paul and Zach Simonar, Isaac Pryes, Lily Terp; one sister and brother-in-law: Karen and Bruce Morton, Manitowoc; one brother and two sisters-in-law: Arthur Zahn, Milwaukee, Margit Zahn, Valders, and Eileen Zahn, Merrill. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She also was preceded in death by one daughter: Geraldine Metzger; three brothers: Stanley, Gerald and Alfred Zahn; four sisters and one brother-in-law: Lorraine Hoefle, Lucretta and John Koepke, Maxine Zahn, Ardina Zahn; and one sister-in-law: Joan Zahn.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, May 28, 2009, at the Pfeffer Funeral Home and All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Daniel Schuster with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at the Pfeffer Funeral Home and also from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 12 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009.

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the wonderful care Mom received at Aurora Medical Center, both by the ER staff and the entire staff in ICU.Their wonderful care made Mom's journey home much easier for her. Also, we will never forget the exceptional care Mom has received from her doctors and their staff over the last three years. These wonderful doctors are Dr. Francis Wolf and Dr. Donald DeBruyn. They have been caring, compassionate, patient and, most of all, they treated Mom like she was special, making her laugh and truly taking the time she needed with them. She was a fighter and they truly inspired that in her. Thank you from her and from her family.

Herald Times Reporter

May 26, 2009

5/27/2009 GBPG

Martin, Donna C.

Donna C. Martin (nee Herlache) almost reached her goal of living to 100.

Born Aug. 18, 1909, Donna contracted Spanish influenza when she was nine years old. Separated from her three sisters, Helen, Florence and Vivian and her brother, Homer, because of contagion fears, she was lying alone in an upstairs bedroom of their farm home near Gardener, Wis. A visiting doctor, speaking to her mother downstairs, reported that Donna wouldn't live until morning. Donna promised to prove that doctor wrong.

The same determination followed her through the rest of her life a life filled with family, good cheer and change. A child that enjoyed day-long horse and buggy rides with her siblings to Sturgeon Bay for groceries would board jet planes and reach Florida, Texas or Colorado in a few hours when she was an older woman.

After graduating from Brussels High School, Donna attended Normal School in Algoma, Wis., and became a teacher, a career she pursued with dedication in Northern Wisconsin before her marriage, and again years later in Green Bay, after her children were grown. She loved teaching first grade, where she instilled in many youngsters a love of reading a gift of a lifetime.

On Sept. 25, 1934, she married John A. Martin of Sturgeon Bay. John, or Jack, as she lovingly called him, was a mechanical engineer, professional photographer and piano-playing weekend musician. Jack died Nov. 17, 1997, and Donna frequently told her friends and family how much she missed hearing her favorite songs played by her favorite musician. Jack and Donna enjoyed 63 years of good spirits, music and travel especially the yearly trips to Costa Rica and their travels to the Canadian Rockies in their Airstream trailer.

Donna enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and entering contests many of which she won. She collected cookbooks, although she admitted that she hated to cook. She'd much rather spend an evening listening to Jack play his piano especially "Muskrat Ramble," which got her toes tapping and brown eyes sparkling.

It's fitting that she passed away at Unity Hospice during spring when the lilacs one of her favorite flowers bloomed. She is loved and will be missed.

Donna and Jack are survived by two daughters, Dr. Judith M. LeRoy (David), New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Dykesville, Wis.; and Jelaine Donna Martin (Pat Smith), Green Bay; two granddaughters, Lisa Clare and Simone Renee LeRoy; and a large extended family.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Lyndahl Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.

Lyndahl Funeral Home

and Cremation Services

1350 Lombardi Avenue

(920) 499-1223

Vandermuse, Mrs. Arthur (Donna) Malcore

Mrs. Arthur (Donna) Malcore Vandermuse, 74, died unexpectedly, Sunday, May 24, 2009, at home.

Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird Street, Wednesday (TODAY) from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday's visitation will continue at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. at First United Church of Christ (corner of Webster and Chicago). Funeral Thursday May 28, 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Bob Laubenstein officiating. Entombment at Shrine of the Good Shepherd. To send an online condolence to the family visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com.

5/28/2007 GBPG

Dellis, Margaret (Marge)

Margaret (Marge) Dellis, 60, Casco, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1948, in De Pere, to the late Lawrence and Lydia (Krause) Becker. Marge married Larry (Tex) Dellis on May 31, 1975, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Casco.

Marge worked at Packerland and at Algoma Hardwoods until the time of her illness. She enjoyed traveling with Tex accumulating his collection of John Deere tractors. Marge also enjoyed reading and shopping.

She is survived by her husband, Tex; brother-in-law, Joseph Dellis, Casco; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Olson, Minnesota; aunts and uncles, Janet Lucia, Norma (Bob) Popke, Bob Detrie Sr.; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Becker; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joseph and Mabel Dellis; sister-in-law, Dolores Dellis; brother-in-law, Richard Olson.

Friends may call at Wiesner-Massart, Casco, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Wake Service 6 p.m. Friday. Visitation will continue Saturday morning at the funeral home until 9:30 a.m. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Casco, with Fr. Milton Suess officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.

Tex wishes to thank the doctors and staff at St. Vincent's Dialysis Center, the 9th floor and emergency room staffs at St. Vincents, the workers at Perkins East, The Village Kitchen, Casco, all of Marge's co-workers at Algoma Hardwoods, the Koss family, the Miesler family, Cheryl Bellin and everyone that assisted in caring for Marge during her illness. A thank you to Fr. Milton Suess for meeting Marge's spiritual needs. A special thanks to nieces Karen, Debbie and Dawn for their concern and help.

Lardinois, Richard "Dick"

Richard "Dick" Lardinois, 57, Green Bay, passed away May 27, 2009, at a local hospital. Born in Green Bay, he is the son of Mary Jane (Nellis) Lardinois and the late Robert Lardinois. He worked at Green Bay Packaging for 33 years, retiring in 2007. Dick was always known for lending a helping hand to friends, neighbors, and family. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, and boating.

Dick is survived by his two daughters, Stacey (Jerry) Vincent and Rachel Lardinois both of Green Bay; mother, Mary Jane Lardinois, two brothers, Steve (Sue) Lardinois and Dale Lardinois, one sister, Becky Treptow and special friend Art Zingler, one grandchild, Ava Vincent, four nieces and nephews, Jason, Jenny, Matthew, and Melissa, Rachel and Stacey's mother, Lola Becker, one special friend, Judy Langenberg.

He is preceded in death by his father; one sister, Susan Lardinois; grandparents, Elsie and John Nellis and Joseph and Matilda Lardinois.

Visitation at MALCORE (East), University Avenue at Baird Street, Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Savior Luthern Church, 120 S. Henry Street, with Pastor David Hatch officiating.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Vincent's Hospital.

Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send an online condolence to the family.

5/28/2009 Herald Times Reporter

Louis Brandes

Louis Brandes, age 77, of 1020 South 12th St., Manitowoc, died early Tuesday morning, May 26, 2009, at his residence.

Louis was born March 6, 1932, in Green Bay, son of the late Louis and Anna (Reimer) Brandes. He graduated with the class of 1951 from Reedsville High School. Louis enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1952 and fought in the Korean War until his discharge in 1955. He married the former Jeanette Sickinger on June 13, 1953, at St. Casimir's Church in Northeim. Louis was employed for 38 years at Brillion Iron Works retiring in 1994. The couple moved to Manitowoc four years ago from the town of Maple Grove. Louis was a member of Holy Family Parish in Brillion, Catholic Knights Branch 80 of Reedsville and Amvets Reedsville Post 1032. He enjoyed woodworking and reading.

Survivors included his wife: Jeanette Brandes, Manitowoc; six children and their spouses: Sr. Linda Brandes, Bapchule, Ariz.; Dennis (Kim) Brandes, Rockwood; Annette (Greg) Guex, DeSoto; Cheryl (James) DeRoy, Rosamond, Calif.; Tim (Nancy) Brandes, Forest Junction; Gloria (Tom) Brandes-Kuptz, Palatine, Ill.; nine grandchildren: Brian Brandes; Joseph DeRoy; Beth DeRoy; Steven Guex; James Brandes; Ryan Brandes; Erin Brandes; Melissa Brandes; Zachary Brandes; one great-grandchild: Mackenzie DeRoy; two brothers and one sister-in-law: Elroy (Lorraine) Brandes, Brillion; Ralph Brandes, Collins; one sister-in-law: Clarabelle Ruh, Brillion. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Leon, Norman and Lester Brandes; four sisters: Geraldine Krueger, Luella Zachowski, Bernice Zastrow and Delores Peik; two sisters-in-law: Georgiana Brandes and Betty Brandes; three brothers-in-law: Elmer Krueger, Harry Zachowski, and Herman Zastrow.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Holy Family Parish, 1100 West Ryan Road, Brillion. The Rev. Tom Long will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial. Military graveside services will be held at the church following Mass with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, 1500 Hwy 310, Manitowoc.

Relatives and friends may call at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Funeral Home, 818 State St., Manitowoc, on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. There will be a parish prayer service Friday at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. led by Deacon Steve Letourneaux. Catholic Knights Branch 80 of Reedsville will pray the rosary at church at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday.

Herald Times Reporter

May 28, 2009

Norman R. Kvithyll

Norman R. Kvithyll, age 56, of 8409 Franz Road, Two Rivers, died Tuesday evening, May 26, 2009, at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County.

Norman was born April 19, 1953, in Two Rivers, son of the late Ole Einar and Arlene Elaine (Krueger) Kvithyll. He attended Washington High School, Two Rivers, graduating with the class of 1971. On August 1, 1998, he married the former Julianna Senovich Frasch at Melnick Presbyterian Church. Norman was employed at Oil Rite Corporation, Manitowoc, as a CNC operator. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and spending time with his family. He was a member of Hope Community Church, Manitowoc.

Survivors include his wife: Julianna, Two Rivers; children: Travis J. Kvithyll and fiancee Deanna Moore; Nicholas J. Kvithyll, both of Two Rivers; Amanda L. Frasch and special friend, Dave Buettner, Two Rivers; Alicia M. (Nick) Theys, Mishicot; Amber L. Frasch and special friend Wade M. Moleski; Christopher A. Frasch, Corrina M. Kvithyll, both of Two Rivers; grandchildren: Trey Kvithyll, Aurora L. Theys; two sisters: Sharon (Edward) Zimmermann, Elkhardt Lake; Kristin Peterson, Chilton; in laws: Beth Kvithyll, Mukanaga; Leroy (and wife) Senovich,; Mary (Greg) Moreau; Steven (Brenda) Senovich, both of Two Rivers; Carol Wanek, Monfort; Gloria Rodney and special friend, John Kozlowski, Mishicot. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Karl and David Kvithyll; two brothers-in-law: Edwin Samuel Senovich, and George Senovich, Jr.; a friend an honorary family member, Scott Cox, and his faithful and cherished companion, their St. Bernard, Sarah.

A Celebration of Eternal Life will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Hope Community Church, County Trunk B, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. John Aitken. Cremation will follow at All-Care Cremation Center.

The family will greet relatives and friends at Hope Community Church from 3 p.m. until the time of service at 5 p.m.

The family wishes to express special thanks to Pastor John Aitken "PJ", Dr. Barylak, Dr. Gronski, Dr. Wolf, Dr. Ruh, Dr. Feder, Dr. Roitstien, and his physician assistants, Dr. Mullon, Dr. Rohde, Dr. Satchie, Bea from Dr. Barylak's office; friends Shirley Brown and Carol Schultz; the staff at Aurora Cancer Center and Aurora Medical Centers: AuroraTwo Rivers, BayCare and St. Luke's, and Mayo Clinic Rochester, his Oil Rite family, and Hope Community family for their compassionate care, friendship, support, and prayer given to Norman and his family.

Norman was an incredibly passionate and wonderful husband, father and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. We love you.

The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and All-Care Cremation Center, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Herald Times Reporter

May 28, 2009

5/28/2009 Post Crescent

Huelsbeck, Gilbert C.

Gilbert C. Huelsbeck, 85, of Oshkosh died on Monday, May 25, 2009. He was born in Menasha on October 28, 1923, the son of Arthur and Ida Porsche Huelsbeck. He married Arlene Shebilske on May 24, 1951, in Appleton.

Gilbert was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament (St Mary's site), he was a World War II Army Veteran and worked at Meadowview Dairy in Menasha, then as a Bordon distributor in Oshkosh for ten years. Then he worked at Sommerfeld Welding until his retirement. Gilbert enjoyed dancing, fishing, bowling and roller skating ice skating, and playing cards.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Arlene; daughters: Debra (Michael) Andre, Doris (Scott) Werdin; six grandchildren: David Hoffmann, Amy and Andrea Werdin, Scott Rosenberg, and Tyler Andre; three brothers: Richard (Phylis) Huelsbeck, Leo (Issy) Huelsbeck and John (Ruth) Huelsbeck; two sisters: Mary (John) Dietsler, Kathryn Huelsbeck; sisters-in-law, Edna Huelsbeck, Eileen Shebilske, Helen Ornstein, two brothers-in-law: James Shebilske, Clifford Shebilske and many nieces and nephews.

Gilbert was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Hoffmann, a grandson, Jeremy Rosenberg, a brother, Raymond Huelsbeck, and a sister-in-law, Jean Shebilske.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 29, 2009, at the Most Blessed Sacrament (St. Mary Site - 442 Monroe Street, Oshkosh) at 11 a.m. with Fr. James Jugenheimer officiating. Family and friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the Mass. Interment will be at Lake View Memorial Park. Memorials to the American Cancer Society in Gilbert's name would be appreciated.

Konrad-Behlman Funeral

Homes & Crematory

920-231-1510

www.konrad-behlman.com

5/29/09 GBPG

Van Ess, Arthur "Art"

Arthur "Art" Van Ess, Jr., 80, Green Bay, died Thursday, May 28, 2009.

He was born March 15, 1929, in Green Bay, to Arthur Sr. and Margaret (Schaut) Van Ess. Art graduated from Catholic Central High School in the Class of 1947. On Sept. 16, 1950, Art married Nina Chapman in Green Bay. For many years he was involved in construction as an electrician and was a member of the Local #158 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Retired Electricians Club. He was also a member of St. Jude Parish where he served as an usher. He was an active member of the Athletic Club.

Survivors include his wife, Nina; his children and their spouses, Denis Van Ess, Steven and Mary Van Ess, Karen and Keith Elsner, Sharon Merryfield, James and Julie Van Ess; his grandchildren, Kari Lynn, Drew, Sarah, Brook, Kyle, Alyse, Amanda, Stephanie, Nolan, Jessica, Jacob; three great-grandchildren, Haley, Hayden, Ryan; an aunt, an uncle; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Bob Cravillion; his parents, Arthur, Sr., and Margaret Van Ess; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alfred and Ruth Chapman.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. A parish wake service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Friends may also call at St. Jude Catholic Church, 1420 Division St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Entombment will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established in Art's name.

The Van Ess family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff of Unity Hospice and the staff of San Luis Medical & Rehabilitation Center for their wonderful care.

5/31/09 GBPG

Fontaine, William G. "Willy"

William G. "Willy" Fontaine, 83, Milwaukee, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Beloved husband for 58 years of the late Dolores (nee De Noble). Dear father of Gordon (Jeanne), Lorry Ann and Robert (Patricia). Loving grandpa of Christopher (Missy), Jennifer (Bret) Thompson, David and Matthew; and his great-grandchildren, Steven, Ashley, Drew, Alyssa, and Parker. Further survived by sisters, Berdella (Don) Plouff, New Port Richey, Fla.; Bernadine (late Russell) Mallow, Wabeno; brothers, Fabian (Betty Lou) Fontaine, Green Bay; Anthony Fontaine, Wabeno; sister-in-law, Margaret (late Arnold) Fontaine, Bellevue; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation was Friday, May 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials to the VFW Post #44 in Wabeno, WI 54566 appreciated.

Willy was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard serving during World War II and worked for many years in the auto body repair business for Nodel Cadillac.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral & Cremation Services

10121 West North Avenue

Wauwatosa (414) 774-5010

www.schmidtandbartelt.com

Lealiou, Robert

Robert Lealiou, 77, Green Bay, died Saturday, May 30, 2009, at a local nursing home. MALCORE (West) Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which will be announced Monday.