.Stephen P. Micoley.


Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

. July 9, 2013  .
.Green Bay Press-Gazette. 

Matie Belle Crawford, 94, of Town of Little River, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 at Sharpe Care LTD, Oconto Falls. Matie was born March 2, 1919 in DePere to the late Patrick and Mary (Davis) FitzGerald.

She married Kenneth Crawford Sr. on May 25, 1945. Matie owned and operated Evergreen Farms with her husband Kenneth for over 50 years. Matie served her church as treasurer for over 40 years and was a long time Children's Sabbath School teacher. She was a foster parent for four children over the years. Matie was a member of Christ's Community Church of Seventh Day-Adventist, Lena.

Matie is survived by her husband Kenneth Crawford Sr., Little River; daughter, Vickie Guyette, Oconto; son, Ken (Jewell) Crawford Jr., Brookville, OH; sister-in-law, Florence FitzGerald, Chicago, IL; six grandchildren: Kelly (Jerry) Hill, Dr. Kerry (Lourdes) Crawford, Jessica Marshall, Jacob Marshall, Steven Aubry, Dan Aubry; seven great-grandchildren: Cameron, Celeste, Sienna, Soleil, Summer, Kayleigh and Sophia.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Stephen and Raymond FitzGerald, two sisters, Jane Mucerino, Hazel Herwick and a great-grandson Jonathon Marshall.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Christ's Community Church of Seventh-Day Adventist, 538 Harley St., Lena from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Tuesday at the church with Pastor Rick Binford officiating.

The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Christ's Community Church of Seventh-Day Adventist building fund.



Published in Oconto County Reporter on July 17, 2013
Funeral Home
Gallagher Funeral Home
217 Congress St Oconto, WI 54153
920-834-3000
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Matie Belle Crawford, 94, of Town of Little River, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 at Sharpe Care LTD, Oconto Falls. Matie was born March 2, 1919 in DePere to the late Patrick and Mary (Davis) FitzGerald.

She married Kenneth Crawford Sr. on May 25, 1945. Matie owned and operated Evergreen Farms with her husband Kenneth for over 50 years. Matie served her church as treasurer for over 40 years and was a long time Children's Sabbath School teacher. She was a foster parent for four children over the years. Matie was a member of Christ's Community Church of Seventh Day-Adventist, Lena.

Matie is survived by her husband Kenneth Crawford Sr., Little River; daughter, Vickie Guyette, Oconto; son, Ken (Jewell) Crawford Jr., Brookville, OH; sister-in-law, Florence FitzGerald, Chicago, IL; six grandchildren: Kelly (Jerry) Hill, Dr. Kerry (Lourdes) Crawford, Jessica Marshall, Jacob Marshall, Steven Aubry, Dan Aubry; seven great-grandchildren: Cameron, Celeste, Sienna, Soleil, Summer, Kayleigh and Sophia.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Stephen and Raymond FitzGerald, two sisters, Jane Mucerino, Hazel Herwick and a great-grandson Jonathon Marshall.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Christ's Community Church of Seventh-Day Adventist, 538 Harley St., Lena from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Tuesday at the church with Pastor Rick Binford officiating.

The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Christ's Community Church of Seventh-Day Adventist building fund.



Published in Oconto County Reporter on July 17, 2013
Funeral Home
Gallagher Funeral Home
217 Congress St Oconto, WI 54153
920-834-3000
- See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ocontocountyreporter/obituary.aspx?n=matie-belle-crawford&pid=165732210&fhid=14350#sthash.hXv9h7OZ.dpuf

Stephen P Micoley 89, Spruce passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday July 7, 2013.

He was born August 26, 1923 at the family homestead in Spruce. On August 14, 1954 Stephen married Shirley Suelflow. Together they owned and operated the Micoley family dairy farm in Spruce. He also tended bar at the Holiday Inn and Round Roof at Kelly Lake for almost 40 years. He loved deer hunting, trout fishing, bowling and playing cards with the weekly group.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years Shirley, two children Kim (Anthony) McGinitty, Oconto Falls; Mark (Kathy) Micoley, Spruce; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law Dee Lenz, Milwaukee; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by 2 sisters Gertrude Jisa and Dorothy Kanack; 2 brothers Albert and Bernard "Butch".

Friends may call from 9-11 AM Wednesday at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Lena. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Wednesday July 10, 2013 with Father Polycarp Ssebbowa officiating. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, Spruce. Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Lena is assisting the family. Please visit www.rhodescharapata.com to express online condolences. The family would like to extend a special thank you to his granddaughter Jackie for the weekly hamburgers and all of the kindness shown to her grandpa Stephen.



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