. Wilfred "Toby" Mineau .


Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

May 8 to May 16, 2012 .
.Green Bay Press-Gazette.


Yvonne "Puts" Damp, 65, Oconto Falls, died 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.

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 Damp. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/greenbaypressgazette/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=157352448#fbLoggedOut
  Wilfred "Toby" Mineau, 88, Green Bay resident, died Sunday
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.

He is survived by his wife, Violet and their five
children:
Janet (Allen) 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
grandchildren: Amy (Glenn) Teske, Scott Drewieske, David Drewieske and his
fiancé, Sara Vernosh, Kristin Griswold, Lindsey (Anthony) Palmen, Ryan
Griswold, Zach and Jenna Mineau, Georgia and Ruby Howe; 8 great
grandchildren: Tim, 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
sisters and 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 military honors.

In lieu of floral expressions, a
memorial fund has been established
 in Toby's name. Online condolences may be
sent to the Mineau family
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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