Wilfred "Toby" Mineau .
. May 8 to May 16, 2012
Yvonne "Puts" Damp, 65, Oconto
peacefully Saturday evening, April 28, 2012 at Community Memorial
Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 1, 1946, in Oconto
Falls, to Gordon and Marie (King) Heimke. Yvonne grew up in rural
Oconto Falls where she attended pubic schools, graduating from high
school with the class of 1964. Following graduation, she attended
cosmetology school in Green Bay and worked for several years at
Majestic Beauty Salon in Oconto Falls.
Wilfred "Toby" Mineau, 88,
Green Bay resident, died Sunday
On March 12, 1966, she married Wayne Damp in Menominee, Mich. The
couple has lived in Oconto Falls, for all of their married lives where
they raised two children. Yvonne also worked in laundry services at
Community Memorial Hospital for over 20 years. As a devoted wife,
mother and grandmother, "Puts" will fondly be remembered for being a
great cook and baker for the large dinners she'd make for her family
and friends. She was also a good listener and friend to many.
Survivors are her husband of 46 years, Wayne Damp, Oconto Falls; their
two children, Wendy (special friend, Sean Houska) Damp, Scott (Kate)
Damp, all of Oconto Falls; four grandchildren, Jacob (fiancee, Angel
Picard) and Mariah (fiance ,Marc Monfort) Oestreich, Scott W. Jr. and
Max Damp; one great-grandson, Trent Jacob Oestreich; four brothers, Ron
(Mary) Heimke, Abrams; Gary (Glori) Heimke, Todd "Doc" (Sandra) and
Roger "Eb" (Terri) Heimke, all of Oconto Falls; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and in-laws, Jim and Lorraine
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evening, May 6, 2012 at
the Jack and Engrid Meng Residence. He was born Feb.
4, 1924 in Oconto to the
late William and Rose (La Count) Mineau. Toby
attended Oconto High
School, graduating in 1942.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in
the European Theater from 1943
until his discharge in 1945. Toby married the
former Violet Hayes on June 27, 1953
at St. Willebrord Catholic
Church. He was employed at Northwest Engineering for 35
years, retiring in 1986.
Toby was a member of VFW Nobel Straubel Post #2037
and in 2010 was able to
participate in the Old Glory Honor Flight to
Washington D. C. with
his daughter Sandy. He was a lifetime member of the
Oconto Knights of
Columbus Council 1475 and an active member of St. Mary of
the Angels Parish.
survived by his wife, Violet and their five children:
Drewieske, Green Bay; Sharon (Kirk) Griswold,
Appleton; Thomas (Patty)
Mineau, Green Bay; Michelle (Chris Howe) Mineau,
Rochester Hills, MI and
Sandra (Patrick) Van Boxel, Sobieski; 10
(Glenn) Teske, Scott Drewieske, David Drewieske and his
Vernosh, Kristin Griswold, Lindsey (Anthony) Palmen, Ryan
Griswold, Zach and Jenna
Mineau, Georgia and Ruby Howe; 8 great
Josh, Taylor and Hunter Teske, Cody, Kiley, Kay and
Trevor Drewieske; his
brother, Robert Mineau, Green Bay; a sister-in-law,
Margaret (Peggy) Mineau;
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Fr.
David Mineau, John and his twin brother Clifford; two
brothers-in-law, Mary (Arthur) Gehring and Elizabeth "Betty"
(Paul) Le Breck; two
sisters-in-law, Monna Mineau and Betty Mineau.
Friends may call at the
Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4 to 8pm
Friday; Parish wake
service 7pm Friday. Visitation will continue on Saturday
at St. Mary of the
Angels Catholic Church, 645 S. Irwin Ave., after 9:30am
until the time of Mass.
Funeral Mass 10:30am Saturday at the church with Fr.
Patrick Gawrylewski, OFM
officiating. Burial in the Allouez Catholic
Cemetery with full
In lieu of floral expressions, a memorial fund has been
in Toby's name. Online condolences may be sent to the Mineau
at www.prokowall.com. The Mineau family would like
to extend their sincere
gratitude to the nurses and staff of Unity Hospice.
Their care and
consideration will always be remembered.
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