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Stewart Holsinger

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 7:11pm

Stewart Anthony Holsinger was born on June 12, 1964, in San Jose, California, and died July 4, 2015, at the age of 51 in Portland, Texas.

He was the youngest of four children to parents Paul N. Holsinger and Rosemary Bell Holsinger.

Stewart was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary Bell Holsinger, of Etna; sister Sharon (Holsinger) Severini, of California; and his niece Ute Rivera, of Kansas.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Paula (Benner) Holsinger, at their home in Portland, Texas; his former wife, Penny Holsinger, and from this union his children, Crystal (Howard) Holsinger and Stewart Holsinger Jr.; his father, Paul N. Holsinger, of British Columbia; sisters, Su Hargrave, of Portland, Oregon, and Nancy Ford, of Kansas; his stepchildren, Amanda and Peter; as well as his grandchildren.

Stewart enjoyed the outdoors and his beloved dog Missy Boo. He served his country with pride in the United States Army from 1982-1984 and was medically discharged.

There will be no funeral service. Cremation has taken place.

Condolences may be sent to Paula Holsinger, 1026 Seabreeze Lane No. 57, Portland, TX 78374, or The Holsinger Family, 327 W. Eighth St., Junction City, KS 66441.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Always loved and in our hearts and prayers.

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Francis Lenzner

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 7:10pm

Francis “Frank” Lenzner, of Birnamwood, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was 39 years old. He was born on Sept. 9, 1975, in Antigo, a son of the late James and Mary (Stadler) Lenzner. He married Wendi Tousey on June 5, 1998.

He was employed at Pomp’s Tire in Antigo for 16 years.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time with his family and working on trucks. He was a Chevy fan. His daughter, Natalie, was the light of his life.

Survivors include wife, Wendi; daughter, Natalie; sister, Marcia (Gerald) Ziegelbauer, of Birnamwood; three brothers, Paul (Mary) Lenzner, of Merrill, Lawrence (Sue) Lenzner, of Antigo, and Kenneth (Amy) Lenzner, of Birnamwood; father- and mother-in-law, Arnold and Diana Tousey; sisters and brother-in-law, Holly Tousey, of Bowler, Heidi Loebig, of Iowa, and Arnie Tousey, of Bowler; four nieces and four nephews; two great-nephews and a great-niece.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother in infancy.

A funeral service was held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Burial was in St. Boniface Cemetery, Aniwa. Visitation was held Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at www.bradleyfh.com.

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Jessica Lynn Hafner

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 7:09pm

Jessica Lynn Hafner, 40, of Bowler, died on July 2, 2015, in Green Bay.

Jessica was born in Shawano on March 15, 1975, to James J. and Debra M. (Zinda) Hafner. She was a graduate of Shawano Community High School and went on to work as an insurance claim specialist. Jess loved life and enjoyed gardening vegetables and flowers, but especially her lilies. She enjoyed shopping, movies and going to breakfast with her parents.

Jessica is survived by her two sons, Nathaniel and Kyle; her significant other, Mike Asenbrener; her parents, James and Debra, of Shawano; her brother, Derek (Sheryl) Hafner, of Shawano; her nieces, Paige and Cailen; her grandmothers, Cecelia and Elaine; as well as other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by both of her grandfathers, Roger and Leonard.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with the Rev. Jerry Cho officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, July 9, 2015, from 4-7 p.m. and again on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

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Harold R. Schultz

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 7:08pm

Harold R. Schultz, 67, of Shawano, passed away unexpectedly late Thursday evening, July 2, 2015, at Theda Clark Regional Medical Center in Neenah, where he had been a patient for the past 17 days.

Harold was born on May 11, 1948, in Cumberland, a son of the late Everett and Gladys (Milkie) Schultz. He attended school in Shell Lake and following graduation attended technical school to be a machinist. On Sept. 14, 1968, he was united in marriage to the former Marlene Cuskey in Shell Lake.

Harold was drafted into the United States Army in 1968. He was stationed in Germany, where he was a machinist. He was honorably discharged in 1970. Upon returning from service, Harold and Marlene lived in the Shawano area throughout their married life. Harold had been employed at Paper Converting in Green Bay and Bert Anderson Chevrolet in Shawano. He was later employed at Timbco in Shawano as a machinist for over 30 years. Upon Harold’s retirement he mowed lawns and bartended at Salty’s Saloon. He enjoyed the outdoors, was an avid bowler and a member of the Red River Sportsman Club. He rode his Harley Davidson motorcycle for many years. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church – Stony Hill.

Survivors include his wife, Marlene, of the town of Richmond; two daughters, Dee Schultz, of Shawano, and Dawn Schultz, of Wild Rose; six grandchildren, Anthony Warrington, Wyatt Reinke, Desirae Warrington, Makenzie Reinke, Cora Reinke and Morgen Schultz. He is further survived by one sister, Karen (Ed) Schuirmann, of Watertown; two brothers, Kenneth (Diana) Schultz, of Arizona, and Jay Schultz, of Shell Lake; his grandson-in-law, Nick Thiel; and his granddaughter-in-law, Luz Salas; many nieces and nephews; special friends Earl Moesch, Jim Palmer and Mouse Hess; his seven furry feline friends; and many other good, good friends.

Harold was preceded in death by one grandson, Austin R. Adams, and two brothers, Wayne Schultz and Gary Schultz.

A Celebration of Life for Harold R. Schultz will take place on Friday, July 17, 2015, from 3-6 p.m. at Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano. A prayer service will take place at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers and plants, the family prefers memorials in the name of Harold Schultz.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.mickelsonfs.com.

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Donnalea Rae Moede

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:39am

Donnalea Rae (Hanke) Moede, of Shawano, died on Thursday, July 2, 2015.

Services are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home.

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Gordon W. Carlson

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 7:35am

Gordon W. Carlson, 56, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family.

Gordon was born in Menominee, Michigan, on Dec. 28, 1958, to the late Wesley and Joan (Therriault) Carlson. On Sept. 22, 1991, Gordon was united in marriage to Kimberlee Grunewald in Bonduel. He was a handy man, always helping others and was known to his family as Mr. Fix-It.

Gordon served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for the United States Postal Service for over 25 years, including being the postmaster in Cecil for several years before his retirement.

Gordon had a great sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Gordon is survived by his wife of 23 years, Kimberlee; their children, Megan (Matt) Oley, of Plover, Whitnee Carlson, Kelsee (Marcus Corn) Carlson and Weslee Carlson, all of Shawano; three grandchildren, Corbin, Adalynn and Makai; his brother, Jim (significant other, Sue) Santy, of Peshtigo; his sister, Diane (Mike) LaPlant, of Marinette; his mother- and father-in-law, Ione and James Grunewald, of Bonduel; his brothers-in-law, Jeff and Curtis Grunewald, both of Bonduel. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends.

A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015, at Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with the Rev. Timothy Shoup officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. Military rites will be conducted by Shawano American Legion Post 117.

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Erwin M. Stenzel

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:14pm

Erwin Miles Stenzel, local artist and entrepreneur, died at Shawano Medical Center on June 29, 2015, at the age of 92.

Erwin was born in Milwaukee on May 29, 1923, to the late Erwin and Norma (Berndt) Stenzel. He graduated from Solomon Juneau High School in 1942. Erwin served honorably in the U.S. Navy from Feb. 27, 1943, to March 24, 1946. He married Marie Elizabeth McKillop on Oct. 25, 1947. Erwin was a policeman in the city of West Allis at the time of his marriage.

In 1957, Erwin bought Lakeview Resort on Shawano Lake. In 1960, he bought the Hearn Farm and developed the land and made a trailer park. In 1966, Erwin bought the Dinner Bell Café and changed the name to Fawn Café. Erwin and Marie operated the restaurant until 1972. In 1976, Erwin bought Sister Bay Cottages in Sister Bay.

In 1986, Erwin retired, and he and Marie spent their retirement traveling extensively, including a trip to Europe. He was active in the community as a member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Masonic Lodge 170, Democratic Party, AARP and Shawano Lions Club.

Erwin is survived by three children, Tom Stenzel and his wife, Harriet, of Kennesaw, Georgia; Jim Stenzel and his wife, Karen, of Red River; and Cindy Zeman and her husband, Dale, of Denmark. He is further survived by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Marie, in October 2011; his parents; one sister, Muriel; and one brother, Donald.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano with the Rev. Ted Andrada officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery in the town of Belle Plaine. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post 117. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Lloyd E. Schoenfeld

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:13pm

Lloyd E. Schoenfeld, 67, of Cloverleaf Lakes, passed away on June 27, 2015, at his home after a long courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Lloyd was born in Shawano on March 25, 1948, to the late Lloyd H. and Edna (Bistoff) Schoenfeld. On Dec. 10, 1988, Lloyd was united in marriage to Lola Volp. In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and snowmobiling. He also raced stock cars at Shawano Speedway.

Lloyd was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in the town of Washington and worked at Paper Converting Machine Company in Green Bay. His father taught him to work on cars at a young age, and Lloyd enjoyed passing that knowledge on to his son, Shane. In his free time, he enjoyed being with his family and doing jigsaw puzzles, and was an avid fan of NASCAR, the Packers and the Brewers.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Lola; his children, Shawn Jensen, of Green Bay, Shelly (Dave) Krueger, of Kaukauna, Chad (Kate) Schoenfeld, of Clearwater, Florida, and Shane Schoenfeld, of Cloverleaf Lakes; seven grandchildren, Avery, Sydney, Courtlynn, Conner, Kristina, Ty and Ethan; and one brother, David (Carol) Schoenfeld, of Kaukauna. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mary Ann (Schoenfeld) Spradlin.

A funeral service will be held at noon Friday, July 3, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in the town of Washington with the Rev. Steven Pockat officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be directed to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

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Roger R. Habeck

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:11pm

Roger “Rog” R. Habeck, 85, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 20, 1929, son of the late Julius and Lenora (Jesse) Habeck.

Roger was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour.

Roger graduated from Shawano High School and served in the U.S. Army from March 1951 to March 1953. He was stationed in Germany during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Bonduel American Legion Post 217 for over 50 years, having served as commander.

He was united in marriage to Esther Hoppe on Feb. 15, 1958. She preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 1990. Roger later married Shirley Warner Abel on Dec. 13, 1992, in Texas.

Roger worked as a licensed cheesemaker at Frazer Corners for many years prior to working at Fort Howard paper mill, retiring in 1990.

Throughout the years Roger enjoyed “wheeling and dealing,” having owned over 40 different cars and motorcycles. He also was an avid card player and was able to play almost any card game. In his younger days he had many different boats and liked the occasional fishing trip.

Roger loved riding his motorcycle, even taking a trip on the bike with Shirley to Alaska. The couple also enjoyed their winters in Texas. It wasn’t uncommon for Roger and his friends to take off on spur-of-the-moment motorcycle trips. More than anything, he loved his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; four daughters: Sue (Aaron) Burmeister, Seymour, Nancy (Bill) Goeben, Seymour, Mary (Scott) Rusch, Shawano, and Karen (Fred) Herman, Black Creek; 10 grandchildren, Heather Rusch, Ben (Amanda) Burmeister, Samantha Goeben, Bradley Burmeister, M.D., Whitney (Ben) Arndt, Chris (Nikki) Goeben, Elizabeth, Emily, Kristina and Eric Herman; great-granddaughter, Kynzlee Mae Arndt; two expected great-grandchildren; seven stepchildren, Sharon Abel, Kathleen (Charles) Wendt, Barbara (Steve) Frank, Julie Abel, LeRoy Abel, Kevin Abel and Scott (Lisa) Abel; 16 stepgrandchildren; numerous great-stepgrandchildren. He is further survived by two brothers, Lee (Sandy) Habeck and Dave (Barb) Habeck, both of Shawano; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Roger was preceded in death by a brother, Vernal (Shirley) Habeck, and sister, Elaine (Lloyd) Darling.

Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Thursday, July 2, 2015, from 4-8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour, from 9:30 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. with Pastor Roland Lindeman officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery with military rites to follow the service.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com.

A memorial fund has been established in Roger’s memory.

Roger, you will be sadly missed by all.

Special thanks to Roger’s caregivers with VA Home Health Care, Unity Hospice and Good Shepherd Nursing Home for their wonderful care.

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John S. Rodowca

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:01pm

John S. Rodowca, 86, of Bonduel, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015, in Shawano.

His children, Janet, John, James and their families gathered for a private service.

Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano assisted with the arrangements.

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Elsie L. Askenette

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:58pm

Elsie L. Askenette, 58, of Keshena, started her journey to the Spirit World on Saturday afternoon, June 27, 2015, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee, where she had been a patient for eight days.

Elsie was born on May 7, 1957, in Shawano, a daughter of the late Ralph and Evelyn (Gauthier) Haack. She attended school in Neopit and later in Shawano. On Aug. 13, 2005, she was united in marriage to Marvin “Tony” Askenette. She was formerly employed as the housekeeper supervisor at the Menominee casino. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Neopit.

Elsie loved to spend time with her family, cook, sew, go rummaging, and she adored her grandchildren. She had a great sense of humor. She was one of the pillars of the Regalia Circle.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin, of Keshena; four children, MaShann (Cheryl) Haack, of Keshena, Tonia (Bradley) Haack, of Keshena, Raissa (Sam) Askenette, of Green Bay, and Roscoe (Maria) Askenette, of Odessa, Texas; nine grandchildren, Antonio, Blake, Lorenzo, Omaha, Levi, Bryce, Aaliyah, Julian and Alec; her brothers and sisters, James (Linda) Haack, Eva Wilber, Karen (Jack) Maxey, Anita (Bud) Kaquatosh, Fred Haack, Jean Haack, Allen Haack, Donna Haack, Ralph (Mary) Haack, Sue Haack and John Haack; numerous nieces and nephews; and her special godchild, Stevie Marie Askenette Waukau.

Elsie was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Ardin Haack, and her sister, Linda Shawanomitta.

Funeral Mass for Elsie Askenette will be celebrated on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Neopit. The Rev. David McElroy, O. Praem, will be the celebrant. Relatives and friends may call at the Tonia Haack residence, N1218 Spirit Island Trail, Keshena, after 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, until the procession leaves for church on Thursday morning. A parish wake service will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Haack residence.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.mickelsonfs.com.

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Signe S. Knapp

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:57pm

Signe S. Knapp, 92, of Clintonville, passed away peacefully, Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Aster Retirement Community, Clintonville.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory of Clintonville is assisting her family.

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Richard Aderman

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 7:38am

Richard “Dick” Todd Aderman, 61, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015.

Dick was born in Shawano on April 1, 1954, to the late Russell and Frances (Sperberg) Aderman. Dick was a 1972 graduate of Shawano High School and then attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed trapping, hunting and fishing. Dick was a self-taught historian on United States war history, from the Civil War, World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War. Through his reading, he gained a strong understanding and appreciation of the Constitution and the importance of every person’s vote.

Dick was a selfless man, providing care for his family over the past years. He will be remembered and deeply missed by all who knew him.

Dick is survived by his brothers, David Aderman, of Shawano, and Steve (Julie) Aderman, of Menominee, Michigan; as well as his two nieces, Allyson and Abigail Aderman, of Menominee.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In accordance with Dick’s wishes, private family services will be held.

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Dorothy H. Webster

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:05am

Dorothy H. Webster, 93, of Shawano, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning, June 20, 2015, at Maple Lane Health Care Center.

Dorothy was born June 30, 1921, in Shawano, a daughter of the late Freeman and Lena (Seehafer) Peterson. Dorothy attended school in Leopolis. On June 7, 1942, she was united in marriage to Raymond B. Webster at St. John Lutheran Church in Leopolis. Following their marriage, the couple moved to Shawano.

Dorothy worked at various jobs throughout her life in the Shawano area. Her husband preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 2004.

Dorothy was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed taking trips and spending time with her family at the cottage.

Dorothy is survived by two daughters, Patricia Teske, of Shawano, and Sherry (Bill) Rusch, of Little Chute; six grandsons and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Roger (Carol) Peterson, of Leopolis, as well as nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by one daughter, Bonnie Muslick; two grandsons, Jason Rusch and William Rusch in infancy; and two brothers, Owen Peterson and Eugene Peterson.

Funeral services for Dorothy Webster will be held on Wednesday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church of Shawano. Pastor Gisele Berninghaus will officiate. Interment is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Leopolis. Relatives and friends may call at Zion Lutheran Church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation service of Shawano is in charge of the service arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Yes, this old road has been rocky, but I travel not alone.

My dear Lord is ever with me, as I cross each stepping stone.

Day by day, we’re getting close to those gates that will swing wide.

Where I’ll be welcomed Home to Heaven. As Jesus leads me safe inside.

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Mabell M. Krueger

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:04am

Mabell M. Krueger, 96, of the town of Grant, Shawano County, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015, at her home.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Marion, is assisting her family.

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Paula J. Zahn

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:04am

Paula J. Zahn, 76, of Shawano, passed away with her family at her side on Tuesday afternoon, June 23, 2015, at the Shawano Medical Center.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced on Friday, June 26.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the Zahn family with the service arrangements.

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Gertrude E. Solberg

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:03am

Gertrude “Trudy” E. Solberg, 93, of Shawano, passed away Sunday evening, June 21, 2015, at the Birch Hill Care Center in Shawano.

Trudy was born on Nov. 13, 1921, to the late Paul and Viola (Dalke) Gutt in the Township of Almon, Shawano County. She was united in marriage to John Solberg on July 3, 1954, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bowler. Throughout her life, Trudy was employed at various locations in Milwaukee, Shawano, Clintonville, Woodruff, Land O’ Lakes and Nokomis, Florida. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano, where she served on the financial committee and the Tabitha Society for many years. John preceded his wife in death on Sept. 15, 1997. Trudy was also an avid ceramist and enjoyed working at many crafts.

Survivors include her daughter, Pamela (Marc) Malueg, Clintonville; two granddaughters: Brenda (Jeff) Newton and Mindy (Joe) Roerig; four great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Jenna Newton and Madison and Zoey Roerig; two brothers, Victor Gutt and Donald (Louise) Gutt; a daughter-in-law, Sandy (Harry) Hamilton; also nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Trudy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; son, Duane Buss; sisters-in-law, Lorraine Gutt, Germaine Rulseh and Myrna Weiland; and brothers-in-law, Carl Rulseh and Giles Weiland.

Trudy’s memorial service will be held Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Clintonville with the Rev. Ted Andrada officiating. Inurnment will be at Graceland Cemetery in Clintonville.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service.

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Dorothy F. Waelchli

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:02am

Dorothy Waelchli, 91, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Shawano Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Born on Sept. 10, 1923, in Fort Atkinson, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Matilda (Florine) Eckhart.

On Nov. 15, 1942, Dorothy was united in marriage to Clarence R. Waelchli in Fort Atkinson. After marriage the couple lived in the town of Belle Plaine. Dorothy was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church Stony Hill, where she enjoyed being an active member of the Ladies Aid and the Lutheran Women Missionary League. She enjoyed traveling, canning, sewing and crocheting. She crocheted an afghan for every one of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In her earlier years Dorothy liked to play cards and read, and especially enjoyed reading inspirational stories. She was also a member of the Shawano County Homemakers for over 50 years. Dorothy was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.

Dorothy is survived by four daughters, Phyllis Brodhagen, of Wausau, Judy (Orville) Westphal, of Shawano, Betty (LeRoy) Raddant, of Shawano, and Jean (Milton) Brusewitz, of Bonduel; a daughter-in-law, Susan Waelchli, of Shawano; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren (with number 30 on the way); and six great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by foster sisters-in-law, Kathy (Marlyn) Teetzen and Gloria Blonde, of Shawano; as well as a foster brother-in-law, Carl Nelson, of Alabama.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; her son, Allan; a grandson, James Brodhagen; her parents; two brothers, George and Robert; sisters-in-law, Helen Marie Krause, Arlene Salzmann and Gracie Eckhart; brothers-in-law, Vilas Krause and Lloyd Salzmann; a foster brother-in-law, Merlyn “Butch” Blonde; and a foster sister-in-law, Millie Blonde Nelson.

A funeral service for Dorothy was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Church Stony Hill with the Rev. John C. Eyer officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Visitation was held at the church on Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church Stony Hill.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Terrie Timm, The Cottages and Shawano Medical Center for the wonderful care given to Dorothy.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

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Isabel Tincher

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:02am

Isabel Tincher, 96, of Shawano, passed away on June 10, 2015, in Shawano.

Isabel was born in Peoria, Illinois, on Oct. 5, 1918, the daughter of the late George and Ruth (Couch) Gillett. In 1936 in Peoria, Isabel was united in marriage to John W. Tincher. John preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 2001. John and Isabel farmed in Illinois and rural Shawano until 1970, when she went to nursing school in Green Bay. She was a licensed practical nurse at Evergreen Nursing Home in Shawano until her retirement in 1983.

Isabel and John lived in Florida for 19 years, returning to Shawano in 1999. Isabel was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Shawano, a past matron of the Order of Eastern Star No. 167, and enjoyed golfing and volunteering at the nursing home.

Isabel is survived by her children, George (Phyllis) Tincher, of Shawano, and Donald Tincher and his wife, Ruby Merry, of Viola. She is further survived by 32 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her son, John A. Tincher; her parents; and her brother, Clifford Gillett.

Eastern Star and memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the Shawano Masonic Center, 2324 E. Richmond St., in Shawano with the Rev. Susan Phillips officiating at the memorial service.

Swedberg Funeral Home of Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.

A memorial fund has been established for the Shawano Masons Incorporated.

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Daniel A. Nemetz

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:01am

Daniel A. Nemetz, 87, Wittenberg, formerly of Bowler, died Sunday, June 21, 2015, at the Homme Home of Wittenberg. He was born on June 1, 1928, in Chicago, the son of the late Frank and Irene (Wertel) Nemetz.

On Oct. 14, 1950, Daniel was united in marriage to Veral Magley. They later divorced. On Aug. 14, 1982, he married Jeanette (Foth) Matz at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.

Daniel farmed and owned his own trucks. He started driving semi in 1949 and drove for 57 years without an accident. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and restoring old tractors.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Nemetz, Bowler; five children, Kenneth Nemetz, Hatley, Diane (Steve) Baugnet, Townsend, Christine (Gary) Reese, Waukesha, Nancy (Gerard) Duginske and Lori (Ken) Hoyt, Whitewater; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, two stepchildren, Kelly (Kelle) Matz, Weston, and Randy (Theresa) Matz, Wausau; four sisters, Delores (Merle) Watzka, Mary Ann (John) Barrette, Gloria (Dick) Warden and Betty (Skip) Conrad, all of Green Bay; three sisters-in-law, Jannette Nemetz, Norma Nemetz and Delores Ryser; and one brother-in-law, James (Rita) Foth. He is also survived by stepgrandchildren and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, Daniel was preceded in death by two sons, James and Gary; one grandson, Phillip Duginske; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Nemetz; sisters, Virginia (Leo) Tauschek; four brothers, Arnold, Hank, Robert (Eileen) and Raymond (Judy); and one stepson, Greg Matz.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2015, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, town of Morris. The Rev. John Hielsberg will officiate. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memories and condolences may be shared at schmidtschulta.com.

Directions to the church coming from Shawano: Take state Highway 29 west about 20 miles to County Road J. Turn left on J, about 2 miles. Turn left on Church Road, about 2 miles to church.

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