KNOLLWOOD CHAPEL MAUSOLEUM OBITUARIES [ S-Z ]

MICHAEL J. SALATA Michael J. Salata, 77, of 2330-39th St., Two Rivers, died Saturday, October 18, at Two Rivers Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Paul Schumacher will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Salata was born Oct. 26, 1902, at Boston, Mich., son of the late Michael and Anna Salata. He married Mabel Fizell in 1935. She preceded him in death in 1945. He married Leona Gauthier Jost Nov. 24, 1948. Mr. Salata served in the United State Coast Guard for 36 years, retiring as a leading man of maintenance mechanics. He worked out of the Ninth United States Coast Guard District in Detroit, Mich. Mr. Salata was a member of Two Rivers Senior Citizens. Survivors include his wife, Leona, a step-son, Allen Jost and his wife, Dorothy of Long Beach, Calif.; two step-daughters, Carol Vanne and her husband, Donald of Chilton and Lou Ann Durocher and her husband, Wayne of Mount Calvary, Wis.; a brother, George Salata of Mohawk, Mich., 15 step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A step grandson, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 4:30 o'clock this Monday afternoon, where a Senior Citizens memorial service will be at 6:30 o'clock and a parish memorial service at 7:45 o'clock. Herald Times Reporter, October 20, 1980 P.3


PRISCILLA I. SANCHEZ Mrs. Leopoldo (Priscilla) Sanchez, age 64, of 3221 Division St., Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Monday morning, July 30, 2007, at the family residence with her family by her side. Priscilla was born on Sept. 9, 1942, in Cook County, Illinois. She graduated from high school in Milwaukee, in 1959. Priscilla had been employed with Lab-Cor, Mirro Aluminum and Holiday Inn. On Feb. 23, 1960, she married Leopoldo Sanchez in Cotulla, Texas. In past years Priscilla was a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She was a person who was very giving, and gave to many charities to help others who were in need. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her mother: Antonia; one daughter in infancy; one brother: Randy. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2007, at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. David Beaudry. Relatives and friends may call at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Friday, from 4 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be directed to a memorial fund which has been established in her name through the First National Bank of Manitowoc. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, July 31, 2007


EVELYN B. SAND Evelyn B. Sand, age 80, of 10513 Tannery Road, town of Two Rivers, died on Wednesday evening, July 16, 2008, at Aurora BayCare, Green Bay. Evelyn was born on Feb. 9, 1928, in the town of Luxemburg, daughter of the late Rudolph and Milda (Zuege) Hanamann. On June 19, 1948, Evelyn married Joseph Barrette at St. John's Lutheran Church in Luxemburg. He preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1969. Evelyn then married Henry Sand on Nov. 15, 1969, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. He preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 2005. Evelyn was employed as a wood finisher, and later as a supervisor at Hamilton Industries for 39 years, retiring in 1990. She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting and going to casinos with Paul, Helen and Ethel. She was a member of the Bertler Dancing Club/ Card Club for a number of years. Evelyn loved her grandchildren, and the expected arrival of her great-grandchildren, and her dog, Tanner. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was also preceded in death by one brother: Marvin Hanamann; brothers-in-law: Clarence, Raymond and Elmer Sand; Ralph Bertler; Richard Dedow; Charles Gesser; and a sister-in-law: Gladys Gesser. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 21, 2008, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Arndt, with Entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, July 20, 2008, at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 4 until 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday morning, July 21, 2008, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, July 19, 2008


HENRY SAND Henry E. Sand, age 78, of 10513 Tannery Road, Two Rivers, died Monday evening, Nov. 28, 2005 at Hamilton Memorial Home. Henry was born March 7, 1927, in the Town of Two Rivers, son of the late Henry and Albertina (Franz) Sand. He was a graduate of Washington High School, class of 1945. On Nov. 15, 1969, Henry married Evelyn Hanamann Barrette at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Two Rivers. He was a dairy farmer in Two Rivers. Henry enjoyed playing with his step grandchildren. Survivors include his wife: Evelyn Sand, Two Rivers; one step daughter: Brenda Hendries, Mishicot; one step granddaughter: Nina Peters (Steve) Monacelli, Red Granite: one step grandson; Niki Peters, Manitowoc; two sisters: Helen Bertler, Mishicot; Ethel Sand, Two Rivers; two sisters-in-law: Betty and Luella Sand, Two Rivers; two pet dogs: Tanner and Scooter; He is further survived by three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law: Audrey Dedow, Green Bay; Carol and Jack Hoffman, Green Bay; Emmy and Rudy Hanamann, Casco; other nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at St. Peter the Fisherman Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O’Brien. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005, from 4-8 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. led by Father Bill. Visitation will continue Friday at church from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The family wishes to thank Dr. Thayer and the nursing staff at Hamilton Memorial Home for their kindness shown to Henry during his stay. Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 30, 2005


LUELLA SAND Luella Rollins Sand, age 96, of 11409 Wedge Rd., Two Rivers, entered into eternal life, Friday morning, September 27, 2013. Luella was born May 16, 1917, in Two Rivers, to the late Albert and Emma Flegle Rollins. She was raised with her three sisters by her grandparents, George and Anna Flegle. Luella married Raymond J. Sand on April 22, 1939 and he preceded her in death February 4, 1989. Some of the things she enjoyed in her lifetime was being a wife, and raising her children and loving it. She loved spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Luella taught children’s religion classes for several years. She was a 4-H Leader--sewing for several years, and participated in June Dairy bake-offs three times. She went to adult educational courses, millinery, lingerie, tailoring and fitting, home furnishings, creative writing, drivers training, dancing and upholstery class. She was a member of the County Homemakers Club, the Anniversary Club, Dancing Club, and the Sheepshead Club. Luella served as the town of Two Rivers Treasurer for 18 years and enjoyed that position very much. She made hundreds of turbans and scars for cancer patients and enjoyed sewing, upholstery and slip covering. Luella is survived by her children, Judith Sand DeLaurelle, of Green Bay; Nancy Sand and Melvin Stangel, of Cooperstown; James Raymond and Linda Sand, of Two Rivers; and Mary Sand, of Two Rivers; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by an infant daughter and three sisters, Bernice Prausa, Ruth Miller, Frances Geerdts; and by two brothers, George Rollins and Albert Tomek; and by a son-in-law, Gary Delaurelle. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot, with the Reverend John Becker officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the church until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Tuesday evening visitation. Luella’s family would like to send a special thank you to Tracy Tyler and Debra Smith and the entire Aurora VNA Hospice staff for the special care given to Luella during her illness. Your kindness will always be remembered. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Sand family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



JOHN P. SATORI John P. Satori, 65, of 6628 Hartlaub Lake Rd., Manitowoc, died Thursday morning, December 18, at St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Silver Lake. The Rev. Julian C. Resch, O.Praem, will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Satori was born May 4, 1915, at Francis Creek, son of the late Anton and Margaret Zanon Satori. He resided in Manitowoc County all his life and married the former Gertrude Meyer Nov. 13, 1934, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Whitelaw. Prior to his retirement he was employed as an iron worker for International Brotherhood of Iron Workers Local No. 8 of Milwaukee. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude, five sons and daughters-in-law, Melvin and Helen Satori of Route 1, Manitowoc, Gerald and Jean Satori of St. Nazianz, John L. and Susan Satori, Clyde and Sharon Satori of Route 1, Manitowoc; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Marlene and Norman Gill of Route 3, Reedsville, Janice and Lloyd Lensmeyer of Route 1, Whitelaw, Sharon and Dale Kierstein of Wheat Ridge, Colo., and Miss Jackie Satori of Two Rivers, 18 grandchildren and a great grandchild. A brother, Anthony, preceded him in death in 1972. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home 4 o'clock to 9 o'clock this Friday afternoon, where a prayer service will be at 8 o'clock. Herald Times Reporter, December 19, 1980 P.3


ROBERT I. SCHAD Robert I. Schad, age 95, of 231 S. Main St., Mishicot, entered into eternal rest early Sunday morning, June 8, 2008, at the Hamilton Memorial Home in Two Rivers. Bob was born Feb. 20, 1913, in St. Nazianz to the late Edward and Minnie Anhalt Schad and has been a lifelong area resident. He married the former Mildred Alfson on Oct. 6, 1937, at St. Gregory's Catholic Church in St. Nazianz. She preceded him in death on May 18, 1994. Bob was employed for many years by the Dick Brothers Bakery and was an antique dealer in Mishicot for many years. He enjoyed going to flea markets and auctions. Bob also liked being in the outdoors and hunting. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to his parents and his wife, he was also preceded in death by one brother Elmer Schad, and by a son-in-law and granddaughter, Robert and Christine Kralovetz. Relatives and friends may call after 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2008, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross with the Rev. Paul Paider officiating, with entombment of his cremated remains to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, located on Highway 310, Manitowoc. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home, of Mishicot, is assisting the Schad family with funeral arrangements. Bob's family would like to extend a very special thank you to the entire staff of the Hamilton Memorial Home of Two Rivers for their love, care and support given to dad and our family during his illness. Your kindness will always be remembered. Herald Times Reporter, June 9, 2008


HELEN SCHAEFER Helen J. Schaefer, 92, of 1807 Emmet Street, Two Rivers, died Friday evening, March 16, 1990, at North Ridge Care Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran church, Two Rivers. Rev. Edward Stelter will officiate with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum. She was born January 24, 1898, in the Town of Carlton, Kewaunee County, daughter of the late John and Emma Krase Martin. She married William H. Schaefer Sr. on December 12, 1923, at St. John Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. He preceded her in death in 1985. She was a member of St. John Ladies Afternoon Society and the Two Rivers Senior Citizens. Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, William Jr. and Jacqueline Schaefer, John and Kathleen Schaefer and Robert Schaefer, all of Two Rivers; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Royal and Lydia Schaefer of Sumner, Washington; four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by her step mother, Minnie Martin; a brother, Carl Martin and an infant sister, Lillie. Friends may call at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald times Reporter



ROBERT A. SCHAMBUREK Robert A. Schamburek Jr., age 67, of 13616 Taus Road, Cato, died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. Robert was born on July 13, 1940, in Manitowoc County, son of Marion (Preston) Schamburek and the late Robert Schamburek Sr. He attended local schools. On May 25, 1963, he married Elaine Baroun at St. Michael Catholic Church in Whitelaw. Bob worked for Manitowoc Engineering for 43 years, retiring in 2002. He enjoyed hunting, going out to eat, going to the casino and spending time with his family. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his father: Robert Schamburek Sr.; mother-in-law and father-in-law: Harry (Elsie) Baroun; sister- in-law: Marion Frank; two brothers-in-law: Kenneth Havlovitz and Charles Yohanek Sr.; and two grandchildren: Ashley and Jesse. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, 1500 Highway 310, Manitowoc. The Rev. Ronald Colombo will officiate, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home in Kellnersville on Wednesday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday at the mausoleum from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be a prayer service on Wednesday at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m., led by Sister Geri Krautkramer. Robert's family would like to thank the Kellnersville First Responders, Valders Ambulance, and all the doctors and nurses on the ninth floor at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay for all the compassionate care shown to him. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 12, 2008


ARTHUR SCHANILEC Arthur G. Schanilec, age 84, of Kewaunee, died Friday, May 4, 2007, at home. He was born Nov. 5, 1922, in the town of Casco to the late Edward and Rose (Juza) Schanilec. He married Mary Jane Marsicek on June 5, 1946, at Holy Trinity Church in Casco. He farmed most of his life in the town of West Kewaunee and also worked for Hamilton Mfg. Co. for 33 years. He was a member of St. Hedwig Church, now St. Therese Parish, a lifelong member of W.F.L.A. and the Catholic Order of Foresters. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by two infant children and a sister, Lorraine Schanilec. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Kewaunee. A parish wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation continues at the funeral home on Wednesday until 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Therese Parish/St. Hedwig Site at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, with the Rev. Dennis Drury officiating. Entombment will be in Knollwood Mausoleum. The family would like to give special thanks to (private) and all the other neighbors and friends that helped during the last several years. Herald Times Reporter, May 7, 2007


CLARENCE SCHEPPER Clarence F. “Sonny” Schepper, age 85, of 1116 32nd St., Two Rivers, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, April 13, 2005, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 18, 2005 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William G. O’Brien, with military graveside rites to follow the Mass, accorded by the VFW and American Legion posts of Two Rivers. Entombment will follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc. Clarence was born Oct. 3, 1919 in Two Rivers, son of the late Frank and Margaret (Funk) Schepper. On Jan. 17, 1942, he married Leona Pekulik at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Clarence served with the Medics in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was employed as a quality control inspector at Hamilton Mfg. Co. for 29 years and was also a home builder in Two Rives for many years until retiring in 1981. After retirement he also worked as a charter captain for five years. Clarence was active with the Civil Conservation Corps and former member of Master Builders. Since the age of 14, he had a love for watching purple martins and building purple martin houses. He was a longtime trap shooter, loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers. Survivors include his wife of 63 years: Leona; five sons and daughters-in-law: Kenneth and Charlene Schepper, Fond du Lac; Thomas and Shirley Schepper; James and Ryne Schepper; Joseph and Linda Schepper, all of Two Rivers; and Robert and Barb Schepper, St. Germaine; one daughter and son-in-law: Christine and James Johnson III, Two Rivers; 13 grandchildren: Robin (Matthew) Sherman, Cheryl Schepper, Diane Drossart, Tammy (Dan) Ma___, Jennifer (Dave) Meunier, Melissa Schepper and friend, Jason Buda, Many Schepper, Sara Schepper, Anna Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Jeremy Schepper, Julie Schepper and friend, Jason Kakuk; Jessica Schepper, Hunter Schepper, and Kailan Schepper; and eight great-grandchildren. He is further survived by four sisters and two brothers-in-law: Virginia (Ivan) Knipfer, Two Rivers; Doris Hopson, DePere; Betty Eliot, California and Jan (Jim) Mitchell, Michigan; three sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Sally (Harry) Walters; Florence Kraemer; Ralph (Marion) Pekulik, all of Manitowoc; and Mary Ann (Pete) Philipps, Wausaukee; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers-in-law: Janet (Walter) Collins: James Hopson; and Donald Pekulik. Relatives and friends may call at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday evening. A prayer service will be held at 7;45 p.m., led by Father Bill. Visitation will continue at the church on Monday after 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Herald Times Reporter, April 15, 2005


LEONA SCHEPPER Leona J. Schepper, age 86, formerly of 1116 32nd St., Two Rivers, currently a resident of Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rives, died Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 2006, at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William G. O’Brien with entombment to follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Leona was born Dec. 15, 1919, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Frank and Anna Sobieszczyk Pekulik. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc. On Jan. 17, 1942, she married Clarence F. “Sonny” Schepper at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Following their marriage, the couple resided in Salt Lake City, Utah, during Clarence’s service time, before returning to Two Rivers in 1945. She was employed at Hamilton Mfg. Co. before she and Clarence started the family business, Schepper Builders in Two Rivers. Leona and Clarence also owned and operated the Dairy Queen in Two Rivers in the early 1960s. He preceded her in death on April 13, 2005. Leona loved family gatherings and cooking for the gatherings. Leona and Clarence enjoyed polka dancing in their early days. She also enjoyed playing sheepshead, bowling and activities at the Two Rivers Senior Center. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law: Christine and James Johnson III, Two Rivers; five sons and daughters-in-law: Kenneth and Charlene Schepper, Fond du Lac; Thomas and Shirley Schepper, James and Reyne Schepper, Joseph and Linda Schepper, all of Two Rivers and Robert and Barb Schepper, St. Germaine; 15 grandchildren: Robin (Matthew) Sherman ;Cheryl Schepper Diann Drossart; Tammy (Dan) Magill; Jennifer (Dave) Meunier; Mellissa Schepper and friend, Jason Buda; Mandy Schepper and fiancé Nicholas Gardner; Sara Schepper, Anna Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Jeremy Schepper, Julie Schepper and friend, Jason Kakuk; Jessica Schepper; and Kailan Schepper; and eight great-grandchildren. She is further survived by three sisters and a brother-in-law: Sally Walters, Florence Kraemer, both of Manitowoc, Mary Ann (Pete) Philipps, Wausaukee; brother and sister-in-law: Ralph (Marion) Pekulik, Manitowoc; four sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law: Virginia (Ivan) Knipfer, Two Rivers; Doris Hopson, DePere, Betty Elliot, California; and Jan (Jim) Mitchell, Michigan; many nieces, other relatives and many friends. She was also preceded in death by an infant brother: Edward Pekulik; a brother, Donald Pekulik; and brothers-in-law and a sister-in law: Harry Walters, Janet and Walter Collins and James Hopson. The family will greet relatives and friends at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening. A prayer service concluding the visitation will be held at 8 p.m. led by Father Bill. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday morning after 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 1030 a.m. The family extends a special thank you to the entire staff of the Hamilton Memorial Home for the compassion and care given to Leona and her family during her time at the home. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 21, 2006


LEONARD SCHERMETZLER Leonard W. Schermetzler, age 84, formerly of 1118 South 13th Street, a current resident of Shady Lane, Manitowoc, died early Friday morning, December 3, 2004, at Shady Lane. Leonard was born November 1, 1920, in the Town of Kossuth, son of the late Jacob and Mary (Nikolai) Schermetzler. He served in the United States Army with the Infantry during World War II doing a tour of duty in the Phillippines. On June 17, 1950, he married the former Rosalia Kloos, in Rozellville, WI. Leonard was employed as an assembler with Kelvinator Commercial Products, retiring in 1983. He was a member of the IAM Local, DAV, St Boniface Catholic Church were he was an usher and a former member of the Holy Name Society. Leonard enjoyed gardening, playing cards with his family and friends and especially spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Rosalia, Manitowoc; four daughters and three sons-in-law: Judy and Robert Krause, North Fond Du Lac, Mary and Michael Ducat, Two Rivers, Lois and Jerome Boettcher, Marathon, Carolyn Schermetzler, Manitowoc; six sons and daughters-in-law: James and Patricia Schermetzler, Kohler, Charles and Kelly Schermetzler, Houston, TX., Rick and Shari Schermetzler, Manitowoc, Jerry and Mary Schermetzler, Manitowoc, Paul and Lisa Schermetzler, Manitowoc, Brian and Sue Schermetzler, Manitowoc; 23 grandchildren, six step grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, three step-great grandchildren, three sisters and one brother-in-law: Adeline Leick, Manitowoc, Marie Mayer, Manitowoc, Eileen and Edward Staudinger, Reedsville; two brothers and four sisters-in-law: Donald and Jeanette Schermetzler, Bernard and Marie Schermetzler, Marcella Schermetzler, Anna Schermetzler, all of Manitowoc; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jacob and Norbert Schermetzler, two sisters, Helen Schultz and Irma Huber, four infant brothers and four brothers-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 7, 2004 at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc , and 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Camillus Janas O.F.M. with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc. Graveside Military Rites will be accorded by the VFW Otto Oas Post # 659 The family will greet relatives and friends from 3 to 8 p.m. at The Pfeffer Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, on Monday, December 6, 2004.



RAYMOND SCHETTER Raymond Schetter, 76, 517 Church St., Mishicot, died unexpectedly Friday morning, March 14, at home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Lambert Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Mishicot. The Rev. Earl Brouchoud will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Schetter was born June 3, 1903, in the Town of Mishicot, son of the late John and Mary Trossen Schetter. He married Marie Schesniak Aug. 10, 1930 at Spruce, Wis., and spent his entire lifetime on the homestead farm before moving to Mishicot in 1971. He was employed at Mirro Corporation from 1956 to 1968, and was a member of Holy Cross Church and Holy Name Society. Survivors include his wife, two sons and daughters-in-law, three daughters and sons-in-law, a sister, Mrs. Rose Wilke of Manitowoc, 17 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A brother and sister preceded him in death. (Editor's note) He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Charles Allan Schetter 1961-1965, son of Gerald and Rose Reif Schetter.) Friends may call at Lambert Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Sunday, where a memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc-Two Rivers, Fri., March 14, 1980 (contributed by researcher/see contributors page)


GEORGE J. SCHEUER George J. Scheuer, age 77, of 8405 Scheuer Road, Two Rivers, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 10, 2009, at the Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah. George was born Feb. 19, 1932, in the town of Mishicot to the late William and Theresa Vogl Scheuer, and has been a lifelong area resident. He was a 1949 graduate of the Washington High School in Two Rivers. George served his country in the U.S. Army, entering the service on Dec. 7, 1955, and was honorably discharged as a Sgt. E-5 in 1961. He married the former Donna Kunz on June 19, 1954, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. George owned and operated the family farmstead in the town of Mishicot for many years, and also worked for the Kornely Dairy for 25 years. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot, and was a member of the Mishicot-Tisch Mills Knights of Columbus Council #4807. In his younger years he enjoyed playing softball. He also enjoyed bowling, attending Green Bay Packers games and watching the Brewers. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant son, two brothers, Vincent and James Scheuer, and by a brother-in-law, Lorian Wiza. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot, with the Rev. Paul Paider officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Tuesday at Holy Cross until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. There will be a Knights of Columbus Rosary service at 10:15 a.m. at the church. The Scheuer family would like to express thanks to the entire staff of Holy Family Memorial Hospital in Manitowoc, and to the Theda Clark Medical Center and the ICU of Theda Clark, in Neenah, for their special care given to George during his illness. They would also like to thank all of their neighbors, especially Mary and John, Kathy and Lyle, and to our nephew Jerry, for all their love, help and support given to our family. Your kindness will always be remembered. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Scheuer family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, July 13, 2009


JAMES SCHEUER James I. Scheuer, age 71, of the town of Two Rivers, died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at his home. James was born on March 16, 1936, in the town of Mishicot, son of the late William and Theresa (Vogl) Scheuer. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and in Korea. James worked as security at Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant. He was a member of the board of directors for Quiet Country Condos, as well as helping out with the grounds maintenance. James loved polkas and waltzes. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) James was preceded in death by one brother: Vincent Scheuer. Memorial services will be held at noon on Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at the Knollwood Memorial Chapel, town of Kossuth, followed by full military rights accorded by the Two Rivers VFW and American Legion. The family will greet relatives and friends from 11 a.m. on Friday until the time of service at Knollwood Chapel. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, is assisting the Scheuer family with arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 19, 2008


FRANK G. SCHIESL Frank G. Schiesl, 71, of 1033 S. 17th St., Manitowoc, died Sunday, November 30, in Westminster Community Hospital, Westminster, Calif. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pfeffer Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Theodore J. Hendricks will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Schiesl was born Oct. 5, 1909, at Whitelaw, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Licht Schiesl Sr. He married Florence Miller June 12, 1934, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Clarks Mills, Wis. He had been employed with Northern Wisconsin Produce Company, Manitowoc, for more than 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Florence, two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and David Mueller of Buena Park, Calif., and Judy and John Kampmann of Westminster, Calif.; two brothers, Herbert Schiesl and Reuben Schiesl of Manitowoc; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Schmatz of rural Manitowoc and Mrs. Elizabeth Zipperer of Manitowoc and three grandchidlren (private). Four brothers, Edmund, George, Joseph and Nick and a sister, Ida preceded him in death. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, where a prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, December 2, 1980 P.3


FERN N. SCHIMMEL  Fern N. Schimmel, age 98, of Menomonie, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.  Fern was born on Aug. 16, 1909, in the township of Red Cedar, Dunn County. She was the daughter of William and Carrie (Lerum) Johnstone. Fern grew up in the Menomonie area and attended local schools. Fern married Morris Olson on Sept. 7, 1927, in Menomonie. After marriage, they moved to a lake home near Spooner for several years. They later moved to Phoenix, Ariz., and they later divorced. Fern lived in Phoenix, Ariz., approximately 20 years before moving to Waupun to live with her brother, Ben. Fern married Aellie Schimmel on Jan. 15, 1962, in Waupun. Together they made their home in Shoto. Shortly after Aellie's death in 1986, Fern moved to Menomonie in 1987, where she has remained the rest of her life.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Aellie; a daughter: Marjorie Adair; three brothers: Ben, Robert and Clarence Johnstone; and two sisters: Mabel Hintzman and Nora Dale.  Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Monday, March 3, 2008, at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with the Rev. Steve Schmeling officiating, followed by a committal prayer service at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, date at Knollwood Memorial Mausoleum Gardens in Manitowoc.  Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.  On line condolences may be made at www.rhielfuneral home.com  Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services-Menomonie is assisting the family.  Herald Times Reporter, March 1, 2008


ROBERT SCHIMMEL Robert P. Schimmel, age 80, a resident of 412 Birchwood Drive, Francis Creek, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 7, 2004 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Private family funeral services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004 at Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel. The Rev. Thomas Wojciechowski officiated with entombment following the funeral services. Robert was born on April 20, 1924 in Mishicot, to the late John and Julia Rockwell Schimmel. After he completed his schooling in Mishicot, he then served in World War II, stationed in Germany, as an Airborne Ranger. Upon his return, he married Mildred D. Paquette on Nov. 26, 1952 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manitowoc. Bob enjoyed fishing, wildlife, just being outdoors and watching the Green Bay Packers. But more than anything, he was a family man and loved spending time with those closest to him. Survivors include his wife; Mildred Schimmel; a son: Terry (Debra) Schimmel, Manitowoc; a daughter: Penny (Jeff) Alderton, Appleton; a brother: John (Janice) Schimmel, Malver, PA.; a sister: Jeanette Klein, Green Bay; five grandchildren: Melissa and Kyle Alderton, Appleton; Alexa Schimmel, Andrew and Lindsay Harrigan, all of Manitowoc; and a special great-grandchild in Jada Mellberg, Manitowoc. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and one brother. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Milwaukee Children’s Hospital Cancer Center would be appreciated. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, 628 N. Water St., Manitowoc, assisted the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 10, 2004


MARGARET SCHLEIS Margaret M. Schleis, age 71, of 551 South Main St., Mishicot, formerly of 15104 Jambo Creek Road, town of Gibson, passed away Sunday, April 19, 1998, at St. Mary’s Home, Manitowoc, surrounded by the love of her family and the love of her mother, who also resides at St. Mary’ Home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Tisch Mills. The Rev. Gerald B. Kempen O. Praem will officiate, with entombment to follow at the Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth, Wis. Margaret was born August 13, 1926, in the town of Mishicot, daughter of John and Caroline (Benzeaou) Benzinger, and has been a lifelong area resident. She was a graduate of the Mishicot High School, Class of 1944, and was employed at Mirro Corp. and Paragon Electric for several years. She married Vernon Schleis on September 13, 1952, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. She was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Tisch Mills, and was a member of the Rosary Society of the church. She was also a member of the Homemakers Club, town of Gibson, and the Happy Hoppers dancing club, where she and her husband were members for 24 years. Margaret and Vernon were chosen as queen and king of the polka festival in 1978, with the Happy Hoppers, at Riverside Ball Room in Green Bay. She was a member of N.F.O., and was a 50 year member of Catholic Knights. She enjoyed dancing, traveling, cooking, sewing, and gardening with her son, Verlyn. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband, Vernon; her children, Virginia and Paul Hassemer, Francis Creek, Victoria and Randy Hrudka, Mishicot, Vivian Schleis, Manitowoc, Virgil and Marilyn Schleis, Tisch Mills, Verlyn Schleis and his special friend Lanette, Mishicot, Marilyn Schleis and her special friend, Tim Rice, Manitowoc, Merlin Schleis, Mishicot, and Mary Lou and Mike Gegotka, Whitelaw; ten grandchildren, Andrea, Bryan and Justin Hassemer, Kyle and Kari Hurdka, Rebecca, Matthew, and Mikaela Schleis, and Cassandra and Nathan Begotka; her mother, Caroline Benzinger, Manitowoc; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Earl and Donna Benzinger, Mishicot, and Beatrice Lawler, Two Rivers; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Delores and Cyril Franz, Mishicot, Arlene and Bob Schroeder, Two Rivers, Carol and Ronald Marks, Chilton, Mary and Jerry Princl, Slinger, Rita and Pat Finnel, Mishicot, and Sustan and Larry Voster, Brillion; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, John Benzinger, in December 1973. Friends may call at the Lambert Funeral Home, Mishicot, from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (TONIGHT), April 21, 1998, and after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Tisch Mills, until the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Herald Times Reporter, April 21, 1998


MARTIN R. SCHMIDT Martin R. “Marty” Schmidt, age 76, of Chilton, died on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at the Homestead Care Center in New Holstein. He was born Aug. 9, 1934 in the town of Charlestown, son of the late Martin and Leona (Mathes) Schmidt. He married his best friend and soul mate, LaVerne Geiser, on Oct. 17, 1957, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chilton. During his lifetime, Marty worked at the Hillside Cheese Factory for 25 years; in 1972 he moved onto his father’s farm until his retirement. During that time, he had also worked at Chilton Manufacturing for 15 years. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, formerly St. Martin Parish of Charlestown. Marty enjoyed playing Sheepshead; it was long thought the reason he went to work every morning was so that he could play cards at lunchtime. His other passion was the Green Bay Packers; Marty followed the Green and Gold from the days they played at the old City Stadium. He loved being a grandfather and was proud to have great grandchildren. He always made sure to be as involved as possible in their lives because they were so special to him. Marty also treasured his faith; he read the Bible very frequently and took great comfort in reading and listening to God’s Word. Survivors include his wife, LaVerne; children: Duane (Dawn) Schmidt, Cynthia Kilgas, Timothy (Pat) Schmidt, Gregory (Deb) Schmidt, Kevin (Yana) Schmidt; 17 grandchildren; Benjamin (Ann), Brandon (Brooke ), Zachary, Joshua, Justin, Chelsea, Joshua, Holly, Taylor, Christian, Sarah, Rebecca, Danielle, Steven, Samantha, Daniyil, Nika; six great-grandchildren: Trae, Olivia, Ariana, Marlie, Drew and Evan; four brothers and two sisters. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: a son-in-law, John; and a brother-in-law, Michael. Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 54 E. Main St., Chilton, with the Rev. Bob Kollath and Rev. Al Geiser officiating. Entombment will be in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home, 411 W. Main St., Chilton, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, and on Monday at the church from 10 to 11:15 a.m. A parish vigil service will be held Sunday evening at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Online Condolences: www.wietingfuneral home.com Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 11, 2010


MINNIE SCHMIDT Minnie C. Schmidt, 85, 10125 Meadow Drive, Two Rivers, died Saturday morning at North Ridge Care Center, Manitowoc. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, with the Rev. Philip Henning officiating. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mosoleum (sic), town of Kosuth. She was born March 8, 1907, in the town of Mishicot of the Late Ernest andAugusta Eckhardt Radzinske. She married Roy J. Schmidt, June 12, 1928 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Mishicot, by the Late Rev. Edward Cell. She was a charter member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and a past member of Our Savior Ladies Aide. Survivors include her husband Roy, Two Rivers; a son Gerald Schmidt, Two Rivers; and a daughter in law, Helen Schmidt, Two Rivers; a daughter and son-in-law, Florence and George Oblender, Bay City, Mich.; five grandchildren, Russell (Joan) Schmidt, Rita (John) Lorrigan, Ruth (Darrell) Meier, all of Two Rivers, Wayne Oblender and Lisa Oblender both of Bay City, Mich.; two great grandchildren, Andrew John Lorrigan, Matthew Meier; four sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Art and Ora Schwake, Adelia Schmidt, all of Two Rivers; Irma Schmidt, Manitowoc; Nora Luedtke, San Jose, Calif., and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother Herman. Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church Parking lot fund, or the Manitowoc Lutheran High School. Friends may call at Klein and Stangle (sic) Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. Monday, and from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Savior Lutheran Church. No newspaper cited.



ROGER R. SCHMIDT Roger R. Schmidt, age 72, of the Sierra Home, 2021 Kellner St., Manitowoc, entered eternal life Friday, July 13, 2007, at the Sierra Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. Cremation will have taken place with entombment of the cremains at Knollwood Mausoleum.  Roger was born Aug. 2, 1934, in Manitowoc. He was the son of the late Raymond F. and Mildred T. Kornely Schmidt.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents: Raymond and Mildred Schmidt; and one brother: Ronald Schmidt.  Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home.  Roger's brothers and their families would like to express their thanks and appreciation to Roger's extended family, as well as the staff and caregivers of the Sierra Home and Lighthouse Group Homes for the care and compassion given to Roger over the past 17 years and especially the last few weeks. Through their efforts, Roger was able to enjoy his last Christmas celebrated on July 8 - the hottest day of the year - complete with his own Christmas tree, presents and a visit from Santa himself. Roger was certainly well loved!  The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, North 11th and St. Clare Streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, July 15, 2007


ROY SCHMIDT Roy J. Schmidt, age 95, of 10125 Meadow Dr., Two Rivers, died Wednesday, January 27, 1999, at his residence. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 1999, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, Rev. Louis Sievert will officiate. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. He was born August 7, 1903, in the town of Two Rivers, son of the late Charles and Caroline Carstens Schmidt. He married Minnie C. Radzinske on June 12, 1928, at St. Peter’s Church, Mishicot. She preceded him in death on June 13, 1992. In his active years he enjoyed farming and being involved in church and farm organizations. He was a charter member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. He served on the church council and various boards and committees at St. John’s Lutheran and our Savior Lutheran Church. He served as school clerk of Oakland School District #7. He organized and served on the Board of Directors of the Farm Management Association and Lakeland Egg Co-op. He served on the Board of Manitowoc Breeders Co-op and was one of the first of five co-operators of Manitowoc County Soil Conservation District. In 1949 he was recognized at the Wisconsin State Fair by the Future Farmers of America, Mishicot Chapter. He was a life long member of the Farm Bureau. After retirement, he enjoyed antiques, woodworking, refinishing and gardening. He enjoyed giving tours during Applefest. In past years, when physical handicaps confined him, he enjoyed sharing his knowledge of past history of his family, his church, and his community. Survivors include one son, __ald E. Schmidt, Two Rivers, and one daughter-in-law, Helen Schmidt, Two Rivers; one daughter and son-in-law, Florence and George Oblende, Bay City, Mich.; five grandchildren, Russell Schmidt, Manitowoc, and Joan Erison, Manitowoc, Rita (John) Lorrigan and Ruth (Darrell) Meier, Two Rivers, Wayne (Betsy) Oblender, Novosibirsk, Russia, Lisa (Todd) Kukola, Essexville, Mich.; seven great-grandchildren, Andrew John Lorrigan, Matthew Meier, Nathan and Cassidy Kukla, Nicholas, Zachary and Nadtasa Oblende; two step great grandchildren, Shannon and Shawn Lorrigan; one sister, Nora Luedtke, San Jose, Calif.; one sister-in-law, Irma Schmidt, Manitowoc; one brother-in-law, Art Schwake, Two Rivers. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. Roy will be missed by his faithful companion, Oscar. Roy was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Carl and Louise Schmidt, Ervin Schmidt and Arno and Adelia Schmidt; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Phrona and William Zarn, Ora Schwake, an infant, Josephine Schmidt, and Herman Radzinske. Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church or the Manitowoc Lutheran High School. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers on Friday, from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. “When an old person dies in your community, its like a library burnt down.” Herald Times Reporter, January 29, 1999



HOWARD H. SCHMITZ Howard H. Schmitz, age 95, a resident of St. Mary’s Home, Manitowoc, died Tuesday morning, February 7, 2012 at St. Mary’s. He was born on February 10, 1916 in Newton, son of the late Otto & Viola (Weyer) Schmitz. Howard was a graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School, Class of 1933. He joined the Red Arrow Division of the United States Army serving during World War II in the South Pacific. On July 1, 1950 he married the former Dorothy Hein in Manitowoc. The couple enjoyed traveling and every year since their marriage they would travel to a different state or overseas. Howard was employed as a plant manager at Stock Manufacturing retiring after 40 years of service. He also volunteered for many years at the following: Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc Senior Center, Manitowoc Visitor Information Center and the Maritime Museum . Howard was a member of the Golden K where he enjoyed weekly meetings for many years. Survivors include his wife of 61 years: Dorothy Schmitz, Manitowoc; a sister: Elaine Schmitz, Manitowoc; two sisters-in-law: Ann Mae Cerkas, Manitowoc, Martha Linsmeier, Cato; a brother-in-law: Francis (Dorothy) Hein, Manitowoc; two nieces: Barbara Erdmann, Wausau, Sue Grosshuesch, Kewaunee; and a nephew: John Grosshuesch, Oregon. Many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law: Katherine & Paul Grosshuesch and five brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law. Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 noon Friday, February 10, 2012 at Blessed Angela Chapel at St. Mary’s Felician Village, Manitowoc with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at Blessed Angela Chapel at St. Mary’s Felician Village, Manitowoc, from 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2012 until 11:45 a.m. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.


HARVEY W. SCHNEIDER Harvey W. Schneider, age 95, of 311 S. Main St., Mishicot, entered into eternal life on Thursday morning, Sept. 3, 2009, at St. Mary's Home at Felician Village in Manitowoc. He was born Nov. 5, 1913, in Kewaunee County to the late Henry and Josephine Steubs Schneider and has been a lifelong area resident. He married the former Erna Tess on Sept. 24, 1938, at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church in the town of Carlton, Kewaunee County. She preceded him in death on April 15, 2005. Harvey owned and operated a dairy farm in the town of Two Rivers for many years, and also worked for the White House Milk Company in Manitowoc. He was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, and enjoyed singing in the church choir for many years. He also enjoyed gardening, and visiting with his family and many friends. He was a member of the Mishicot Seniors Center. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to his parents and his wife Erna, he was also preceded in death by one son Reverend Glenn Schneider; one granddaughter, Vickie Schneider; two brothers, one sister, and by his brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, with the Reverend Robert Johannes officiating, with entombment in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Monday at the church, until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday evening visitation. A memorial fund has been established for St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, or the Manitowoc Lutheran High School. The Schneider family wishes to express a very special thank you to the entire staff of St. Mary's Home Next Step at Felician Village in Manitowoc, for their excellent care, concerns, and love shown to Harvey and our family during the past six weeks. Your kindness will always be remembered. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Schneider family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 4, 2009


REUBEN SCHNEIDER Mr. Reuben R. Schneider, age 62, of 2011 Knuell St., Manitowoc, died early Friday morning October 27, 1995, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30, 1995, at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home, and 11 a.m. at Holy Innocents Catholic Church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Gerald Foley with entombment at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. Mr. Schneider was born April 29, 1933, in Sheboygan, son of Carolyne Reinert Schneider and the late Alvin Schneider. He served with the United States Army for three years serving overseas during that time. Reuben was employed with Lake to Lake for 35 years retiring in 1993. He married Mary Tienor April 23, 1955, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. He was a member of Holy Innocents Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Schneider, Manitowoc; his mother, Mrs. Carolyne Schneider, Manitowoc; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Thomas and Shirley Schneider, Rick Schneider, Todd and Cindy Schneider, all of Manitowoc; one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and John Willkomm, Green Bay; two sisters and brothers-in-law, LaVern and Kenneth Hartfield, Manitowoc, Shirley and Jo Nadeau, Manitowoc; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews, along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one brother, Lester Schneider. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. led by Deacon Kenneth Nelesen. No newspaper cited.



SYLVESTER SCHNEIDER Sylvester (Syl) Schneider, age 81, of 12201 Westview Road, currently residing at River's Bend Health & Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2007, at Holy family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc.  Syl was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Kiel, son of the late Arnold and Helen Roitt Schneider. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving on the U.S.S. Schwerer from 1944 until 1946 when he was honorably discharged. On Aug. 21, 1948, he married the former Arlene Holzer at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. Syl was employed with the Port Washington Electric Company. Syl was then an independent truck driver for 50 years, driving only Mack trucks, earning the 50,000-mile plaque from the Mack Trucking Company. For the last 10 years, he enjoyed the company of his wife, Arlene, driving as a team. Following his retirement, Syl worked for the village of Cleveland for several years. Syl was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill, V.F.W. Post 8974, Cleveland, D.E.S.A. and N.I.-D.E.S.A. (Northern Illinois Destroyer Escort Sailor Association).  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Syl was preceded in death by two children, Judy and Joseph; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother, Francis.  Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Gregory Coulthard. Military rites will be accorded by Cleveland V.F.W. Post 8974. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum at a later date.  The family will greet relatives and friends from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill.  The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 5, 2007


LEROY J. SCHNELL Leroy J. Schnell, age 79, of St. Nazianz passed away early Saturday morning, Jan. 17, 2009, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc, after a courageous battle with cancer. Leroy was born on Aug. 26, 1929, in Plymouth, Wis., to John and Lorena (Riesterer) Schnell. He attended St. Gregory Grade School and graduated from Valders High School with the class of 1947. On May 26, 1951, he married the former Lorraine Riske at St. Peter's Church in Stevens Point, Wis. Prior to his retirement, Leroy worked for 44 years at Riesterer & Schnell Inc. of Chilton, Wis. He attended St. Gregory Catholic Church, where he was a life-long member. He enjoyed sports and was an avid Packers fan. He was a season ticket holder for many years, with the highlight being in attendance at the Ice Bowl. His grandchildren were his pride and joy, and he loved attending many of their activities and sporting events throughout the years. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Leroy was preceded in death by his parents and one brother and sister-in-law: Eugene "Putzy" and Olive Schnell. Funeral services for Leroy will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Michael Bigley, with private family only entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Valders, is assisting Leroy's family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Baatz, her assistant Richard, Dr. Herring, and the staff on the 5th floor of Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc, for the compassion and care they showed to Leroy and his family. Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 19, 2009


DARLYNE M. SCHNORR Darlyne M. Schnorr, age 89, of 2401 Polk Street, Two Rivers, died Monday afternoon June 25, 2012, at her residence. Darlyne was born March 15, 1923, in Kewaunee, daughter of the late Eugene and Elizabeth (Laurent) Lorge. On December 30, 1944, she married Frederick Schnorr at Calvary Church in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death on June 13, 1987. She had been employed at Wisconsin Fitting in Two Rivers. Survivors include one special niece: Sandy (Lee) Vanderbloemen, Two Rivers; two nephews: Gene (Linda) Brooks, Plainfield, IL; Brian (Debbi) Lorge, Manitowoc; niece: Cheryl (Steve) Carmody, Green Bay; step daughters-in-law: Evelyn Schnorr, Fox Lake; Roberta Schnorr, Rockford, IL; seven step grandchildren 16 step great-grandchildren 14 step great-great-grandchildren, one step great-great-great grandson; two grand nieces; Cassandra (Bart) Sample, SD; Alicia (Bart) Sample, SD; Alicia (Donovan) Kills-A-Hundred, SD; and one sister-in-law: Darlene Lorge, Manitowoc. She was preceded in death by one brother, Gene Lorge; one sister, Iva Mae Vaughn, two nephews Mark and John Brooks; three step sons: Frederick A. Schnorr, Jr., Merrill Schnorr; James Schnorr; and two step grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:0 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012, at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum. Officiating at the service will be Deacon Paul Kieffer. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum on Monday, July 2, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.kleinandstangel.com . The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Home Care Health Service and Hospice, especially Tina Erickson, Brittany Philips and many other aids.



FRITZ J. SCHRAMM  Fritz J. Schramm, age 94, formerly of Two Rivers, currently a resident of Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc, died late on Thursday morning, April 17, 2008, at the home.  Fritz was born on June 5, 1913, in the town of Mishicot, son of the late Herman and Anna (Moeller) Schramm. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II from March 1942 through October 1945. He took part in the Invasion of North Africa under General Patton. He also served in France with the 602nd Base Armament Maintenance Battalion. He was one of the oldest surviving World War II veterans. On Sept. 21, 1946, he married the former Dorothy Kates at St. Luke Catholic Church, Two Rivers. She preceded him in death on May 4, 2002. Fritz and his wife farmed in the town of Mishicot until moving to Two Rivers in 1948. He was employed for 25 years at Eggers Industries as a machine operator, until retiring in 1976. He was a lifetime member of the Two Rivers VFW.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by one son: Tim; six brothers: Bernard, Walter, William, Gustav, Louis and Herman Jr.; and three sisters: Caroline Kasten; Amanda Jorgenson; and Leona Schramm.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 21, 2008, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O'Brien. Military rites will be accorded by the Two Rivers VFW and American Legion immediately following Mass. Entombment will be held at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum.  The family will greet relatives and friends at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, on Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2008, from 2 until 4 p.m.  Visitation will continue at church on Monday morning from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m.  The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Shady Lane for their compassion and care given to Dad over these last years.  Herald Times Reporter, April 19, 2008


ALBERTA M. SCHRODER Alberta M. Schroder, age 78, of Newald, passed away May 30, 2009, at Iron County General Hospital, Iron River, Mich. She was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Newald to the late Frank and Mary (Brunette) Jobelius. Alberta married Everett Schroder on Oct. 24, 1953, in Laona. He preceded her in death March 16, 1995. She worked for Schwartz's Manufacturing Co., Two Rivers. Alberta loved animals, camping, to shop and read. She will be sadly missed. She is survived by: sisters: Audrey Raasch, Newald; Frankie (Leroy) Koch, Two Rivers; Shirley (Danny) Duval, Two Rivers; Jackie (Dale) Schultz, Two Rivers; sister-in-law: Sharon Jobelius, Newald; Caninie Companion: Mischief. Further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by her parents, husband: Everett; one sister and four brothers. Entombment will be in the Knollwood Memorial Park, Manitowoc, on Thursday, June 4, 2009. A prayer will take place at 10 a.m. in the Knollwood Memorial Park Chapel. Weber-Hill Funeral Home, Crandon, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences at www.weberhillfuneral home.com Herald Times Reporter June 2, 2009


EDWARD SCHROEDER Edward L. Schroeder, age 88, of New Holstein, died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at Willowdale Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in New Holstein. He was born June 22, 1918, in Collins, Wis., a son of the late John and Hatie (Schroeder) Schroeder. Edward attended Collins Grade School. He graduated from Reedsville High School in 1936 and from the Manitowoc County Normal School in 1938. On Nov. 8, 1941, he married Dorothy Kasper in Hilbert; she preceded him in death on April 7, 2003. Edward taught at the Maple Rock and Poplar Grove School in the town of Rockland for five years. Ed and his wife, Dorothy, were the fourth generation of the Schroeder family to own and operate the homestead farm in Collins from 1943 until their retirement in 1981. In addition to farming, the couple prepared income taxes for 59 years. In 1988, they sold the farm and moved to New Holstein. In 1961, Edward was elected chairman of the town of Rockland, a position he held until 1987. Edward had also served as president and vice president for the Manitowoc County Towns Association and as a representative for the state association. He also served on the Manitowoc County Board in several positions: supervisor, chairman on the committee for agriculture, soil and water, county fair and social service committees. He served as liaison for the county on the Handicapped Children Board for which he was instrumental in the building of a school in the county that attended to the special needs of some of the county's children. Edward was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in New Holstein. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dorothy; his son-in-law, Grover Maltby; four brothers-in-law and five sisters-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2007, at St. John United Church of Christ in New Holstein. The Rev. James E. Werner, pastor, will officiate. Entombment will be in the Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Ave., New Holstein, on Wednesday, March 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. and at the church on Thursday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The Sippel Funeral Home in New Holstein is assisting the family. Herald Times Reporter, March 5, 2007


LAVERNE C. SCHROEDER  LaVerne C. Schroeder, age 84, of 1902 Pleasant St., Manitowoc, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Rivers Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc.  LaVerne was born June 3, 1923, in Reedsville, daughter of the late Helmuth (Jim) and Lorena Berkholtz Hahn.  On Feb. 10, 1945, she married Ray Schroeder at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Collins. She was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid and the Manitowoc Senior Center. She loved to be with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed fishing and playing cards.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother: Howard Hahn; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Elroy and Marie Schroeder.  Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday, March 4, at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2501 Collins Road, Collins. The Rev. Robert Hankwitz will officiate. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc.  Relatives and friends may call from 9 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services at noon at the church.  The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the Schroeder family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, March 3, 2008


MAYME SCHROEDER Mayme Schroeder, age 98, of 1235 South 24th Street, Manitowoc, died Wednesday morning, May 18, 2011, at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center in Manitowoc. Mayme was born on September 10, 1912, in the town of Mishicot, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Jansky) Kaiser. She married Arthur J. Schroeder on August 21, 1931, in Waukegan, IL. He preceded her in death on February 6, 1988. She taught cake decorating at LC for over 40 years and was one of the co-founders of the Alzheimer’s Support Group. Mayme was member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church and a past member of the Ladies of Immanuel. Survivors include her three children: Delores (Dalton) Jaeger, Maniotwoc; Art (Sharon) Schroeder, Manitowoc; Judi Bierman and special friend Bruce Gulseth, Manitowoc; seven grandchildren: Debbie (Paul) DeWitt, Little Sturgeon; Milton (Karen) Jaeger, Manitowoc; Mark (Therese) Jaeger, Manitowoc; John Schroeder, Two Rivers; Dawn (Jim) Ferree, Cory, Ill.; Ben (Leigh Ann) Bierman, Elizabeth City, N.C; Aaron Bierman and special friend Constance Ott, Francis Creek; twelve great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; best friend: Irene Habeck, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters-in-law; three sisters and six brothers-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 916 Pine Street, Manitowoc. Rev. Nicholas Maglietto and Rev. Paul Schossow will officiate. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Hoome of Manitowoc is assisting the Schroeder family. Online condolences may be sent to www.jensereinboldandpfeffer.com In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name. No newspaper cited.


NORBERT G. SCHUH Norbert G. Schuh, age 78, of 405 S. Fifth St. in Reedsville, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, March 5, 2010, at home. He was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Brillion, son of the late George and Lauretta (Manlick) Schuh. Norbert married Carol Tisler on July 14, 1959, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Kellnersville by the Rev. Richard Birdsall. Norbert served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1961 (two years active service and four years inactive service) on the USS Essex CVA-9. He worked as a mechanic in the area for many years and enjoyed shooting pool, playing sheepshead, traveling with Carol and being in the woods. Dad was a great Mr. Fix-it — just ask the grandkids. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion, Reedsville AMVETS Post 1032, Catholic Knights branch 83 and had been a past member of the Manitowoc County United Veterans Council. He also served on the Reedsville Village Board for many years. Norbert is survived by his wife, Carol; six children: Theresa, William "Bill" (Julie) and their children, Jason (Amanda) and their children Dakota and Abigail, Angela (fiance Craig) and Eric, Monica (Larry) Haelfrisch and their children Jessica (Bob) Wisniewski and their daughter Faith, Jake (fiancee Carly of Chicago) and Jordan, Ann Marie (Stan) Kulas and their children Stephanie (fiance Andrew), Melanie and Courtnie, Alan and his children Justin, Tyler and Joshua and Ritalyn, all of Reedsville. He is further survived by a brother: Edwin (Rose Marie) of De Pere; four sisters: Elizabeth (Ted) Giese of Brillion; Monica Dresang of Reedsville; Regina Fischer; and Helen (fiance Luke) Fischer, all of Brillion; four sisters-in-law: Pat Schuh; Anna Schuh; Dori (Jim) Behnke, all of Brillion; Diane Tisler of Mishicot; and a brother-in-law: Paul (Jan) Tisler of Reedsville. He was preceded in death by his parents; a special daughter-in-law: Sue Schuh; five brothers: Richard (Joyce), Anthony, Sebastian, George and an infant brother; one sister: Sister M. Clara Schuh; four brothers-in-law: Kenneth Tisler, Sr., Francis Dresang, Glenmore Fischer and Richard Fischer; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: William and Theresa Tisler. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion. The Rev. Mathew Simonar will officiate. Entombment will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc, with military rites to follow by Post 1032. Friends may call at Holy Family Catholic Church from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, and again at the church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. There will be a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Special thanks to Mark Hendricks, Renee from the Visiting Nurse Association hospice, all the hospice staff and Wendy the VNA nurse for their care and support. Herald Times Reporter March 8, 2010



CHESTER E. SCHULTZ Chester E. Schultz, age 81, of 3020 Hwy. 147 W, town of Gibson, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Chester was born March 24, 1927, in Manitowoc to the late Earl and Henrietta Kahrs Schultz and has been a lifelong area resident. He was a graduate of Washington High School in Two Rivers. Chester served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from February 1945 to July 1946. He married the former Mary Ann Reimer on June 21, 1952, at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot. She preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 2006. He farmed in the town of Gibson for many years and worked in the parts department for the former East Side Auto Co.- Torrison Chevrolet in Two Rivers. He then was employed as the parts manager for Krajnik's Chevrolet Garage in Mishicot. Chester was a member of the Rockwood Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockwood. He enjoyed playing cards and gardening. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at the Rockwood Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockwood, with the Rev. Burgess A. Huehn officiating. Entombment will follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home, 344 S. State St., Mishicot. Visitation will continue after 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the church until the time of service at 11 a.m. A memorial fund has been established in his name for Manitowoc Lutheran High School or Northland Lutheran High School of Wausau. Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 26, 2009


CORINNE SCHULTZ Corinne J. Schultz, age 80, of 1316 Hamann Road, Manitowoc, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center, Green Bay. Corinne was born June 21, 1926, in Mishicot, daughter of the late Randolph and Naomi Hennsey (sic) Stehn. She attended schools in Mishicot, and graduated from Mishicot High School with the class of 1944. On Jan. 25, 1947, Corinne married Anton E. Schultz in Manitowoc. She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Survivors include her husband, Anton E. Schultz, Manitowoc; six children: Susan (Jerry) Hitchler, Oconomowoc; Robert (Linda) Schultz, Norcross, Ga.; Randy (Colleen) Schultz, Green Bay; Dan Schultz, Manitowoc; Kym (Thomas) Sobel, Menomonee Falls; Karyn (Bill) Verbos, New Berlin; six grandchildren: Eric, Jon and Emily Schultz, Green Bay; Danielle Schultz, Manitowoc; Charlie and Andy Verbos, New Berlin; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Viola and Robert Gauger, Manitowoc; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister-in-law: Ruth Ann Mercer; one brother-in-law: Raymond Schultz. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2426 N. Rapids Road, Manitowoc. The Rev. Thomas Pankow will officiate. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum on Monday. Visitation for relatives and friends will be at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the Schultz family. Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 11, 2006


HAROLD E. SCHULTZ Harold E. Schultz, age 85, a resident of the Hamilton Care Center, 1 Hamilton Drive, Two Rivers, died early Sunday morning, Jan. 24, 2010, at the Hamilton Care Center. Harold was born on May 16, 1924, in Lena, Wis., to the late Edward and Eleanore (King) Schultz. He attended St. Luke's Catholic School before entering the U.S. Army in May, 1943. He served his country during World War II and was honorably discharged from service in March, 1946. On Aug. 17 of the same year, he was married to S. Elizabeth "Betty" King in Cheney, Wash. Mr. Schultz was retired from the Two Rivers Public School System, where he worked for many years as maintenance engineer. He enjoyed doing latchhook, and especially enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include his wife: Betty Schultz; one daughter and son-in-law: Mareesa and Don Taddy, Two Rivers; two sons and daughters-in-law: Keith and Chris Schultz, Manitowoc, and Craig and Joan Schultz; five grandchildren: Kelly and Chris Satori, Eric and Nicole Taddy, Angela Schultz and special friend, Rob, John and Sara Schultz, and Samantha Schultz; nine great-grandchildren: Blake, Kaylee, Logan, Carly, Evan, Kyle, Nathan, Emma, and Gavin. He is further survived by three sisters and a brother-in-law: Esther Timm, Two Rivers, Joann Abramovich, Green Bay, and Donna (Arnold) Filez, Two Rivers; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son: Bruce; one sister and brother-in-law: Beatrice (Lionel) Dionne; one nephew: Doug Dionne; and two brothers-in-law: Robert Timm and Pat Abramovich. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 3218 Tannery Road, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Wm. G. O'Brien, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Military rites will be accorded by members of the VFW and American Legion Post of Two Rivers immediately following Mass at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning. There will be no Tuesday evening visitation. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Harold's name. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Schultz family with funeral arrangements. Harold's family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the entire staff of the Hamilton Care Center for the excellent care given to Harold during his time at the home. Herald Times Reporter January 25, 2010


HILDEGARD SCHULTZ Hildegard M. Schultz, age 82, of Reedsville, passed away in the waiting arms of her Savior on Sept. 6, 2006, at North Ridge Care Center in Manitowoc. She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in the town of Rockland, daughter of the late August and Lydia (Jentsch) Bratz. She married Gilford Schultz. He preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 2003. Hildgard worked at the Leverenz Shoe Company in Valders and then at Tecumseh Products in New Holstein. She was a member of St. John-St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville, the Ladies Aid, the Homemakers Club, and the Quilting Group. Hildegard is survived by her children: Roger (Erdie) Schultz of Reedsville; Steven (Judy) Schultz of Mesa, Ariz.; Bonnie (Ralph Jr.) Zutz of Brillion; nine grandchildren: Rich Kari) Schultz; Sue (Jay) lson; Lynn (Mark) Fischer; Curt (Brenda) Schultz; Samuel Schultz; Chris Horne; Kenneth Zutz; Amy (JKyle) Kleist: Travis (Erin) Zutz; nine great-grandchildren: Misty and Amber Schultz; Emersyn and Bennett Olson; Andrew, Jack and Ethan Fischer; David and Taylor Borchtrup; baby Zutz arriving in October 2006; baby Kleist arriving in February 2007. She is further survived by three sisters and brothers-in-law: Leona Burich of Reedsville: Lydia (Clarence) Kolberg of New Holstein: Virginia (Herbert) Maas of Reedsville; a brother and sister-in-law: August (Esther) Bratz of Appleton; and three sisters-in-law: Germain Brat of Brillion: Marilyn Bratz of Reedsville; and Helen Bratz of New Holstein. She was preceded in death by her husband: Gifford; an infant son; two great-grandchildren: Garrod Olson and Baby Fischer; three brothers: Oscar Bratz, John Bratz, Harold Bratz; one sister: Lucille Wagner; and a brother-in-law: Adolph Burich. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at St. John-St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville with the Rev. Timonthy Nommensen officiating. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. The Wieting Funeral Home in Reedsville assisted the family with arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 8, 2006


HOWARD C. SCHULTZ Howard C. Schultz, age 90, of 5820 Pleasant View Lane, Two Rivers, went peacefully home to the Lord, with his family at his side, on Wednesday morning, June 23, 2010, at his residence. Howard was born on Feb. 3, 1920, in Two Rivers, son of the late Ralph and Lillian (Stoer) Schultz. He attended St. John's Lutheran Grade School and graduated from Two Rivers Washington High School. He served his machinist apprenticeship at Kahlenberg Bros. and was then employed as a machinist at Manitowoc Engineering Co. On Oct. 14, 1944, he married Pearl A. Schramm at St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Creeks. She preceded him in death on Aug. 9, 2009. Together, the couple farmed in the town of Two Rivers until their retirement, and enjoyed 65 years of marriage. Howard was an active lifetime member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, where he served on the church council, was an usher, a member of the Men's Club and sang in the choir. He was a member of the Two Rivers Kiwanis Club and the Happy Hoppers Dance Club. Howard enjoyed volunteering his time and sometimes his tractor to Pinecrest Historical Village, the Washington House and St. John's Church and School. He enjoyed traveling on many bus trips with friends, playing cards, polka dancing, and gardening, especially his potatoes. Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law: Charles Schultz, Snow Camp, N.C., Thomas and Karen Schultz, Two Rivers; two daughters and sons-in-law: Kathleen and Lewis Leatherwood, Centennial, Colo., Lisa and Norbert Michalski, Two Rivers. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren include: Nicholas Schultz, and his son, Alexander; Timothy and Terri Schultz, and sons, Christopher, Matthew and Benjamin; Sara Leatherwood; Shad Leatherwood, and his son, Easten; Peggy Krizek, and her son, Dominic; Matthew Michalski; Michael Michalski; and Shane Schultz. He is further survived by four sisters-in-law: Elaine Meek, Joyce Schramm, Bernice Zermuehlen and Jackie Benzinger; one brother-in-law: Glenn (Janice) Schramm; nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and good neighbors. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant brother and sister. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Arndt, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Friends may call at St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, after 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, or the donor's choice. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Schultz family with funeral arrangements. The family extends a special thank you to Donna Meyette, the staff of Holy Family Memorial Hospice and to Dr. Gary Francar and staff for their exceptional care and compassion. Herald Times Reporter June 25, 2010



NORA SCHULTZ Mrs. Alfred (Nora) Schultz, 81, of 2722 Woodland Dr., Manitowoc, died Friday morning, Jan 4, at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Arthur C. Semm will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. Mrs. Schultz, nee Nora Heydrich, was born July 10, 1898, in the Town of Newton, daughter of the late Herman and Louisa Witt Heydrich. The lifelong Manitowoc County resident was married to Alfred W. Schultz at Manitowoc Sept. 14, 1920. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. Survivors include her husband, Alfred W., a son, Marvin of Watertown and a daughter, Marion Williams of Milwaukee. Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday until 11:30 a.m. Monday when the casket will be moved to the church, where the body will lie in state from noon until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, January 5, 1980 P.3


PEARL A. SCHULTZ Pearl A. Schultz, age 85, of 5820 Pleasant View Lane, Two Rivers, went peacefully home to the Lord Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9, 2009. Pearl was born Oct. 13, 1923, in the town of Two Creeks, to the late William and Emma (Schmoock) Schramm. She attended the Twin Elder School, and Washington High School, Two Rivers, graduating with the class of 1942. After graduation, Pearl worked for a couple of years at Hamilton Industries, and Mirro Aluminum Co. On Oct. 14, 1944, she married Howard C. Schultz at St. John's Lutheran Church in Two Creeks. Together, the couple farmed in the town of Two Rivers until their retirement, and enjoyed 65 years of marriage. Pearl was a longtime member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Two Rivers; a past member of the Ladies Evening Society; St. John's mixed choir; the Two Rivers and Manitowoc Historical Societies; the Happy Hoppers Dance Club, and the Manitowoc County Homemakers, being a delegate in 1956. She was an avid volunteer at her church, taking care of the Hot Lunch Program at both the grade school and Manitowoc Lutheran High School. She was also the coordinator for funeral lunches at St. John's Church for many years, and helped out at the Hamilton Memorial Home for church services. Pearl enjoyed traveling on numerous bus trips with friends; playing cards; polka dancing; gardening - both vegetable and flowers; canning and freezing the produce from her garden; and cooking and baking the best meals and treats for her family and friends. She loved watching the Packers, Brewers and NASCAR. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who did everything for everyone else! (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her parents, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ralph and Lillian Schultz; an infant brother-in-law and sister-in-law; and two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Meek and Robert Zermuehlen. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Arndt, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Friends may call at St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, after 9 a.m. Thursday until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Wednesday evening visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, or the donor's choice. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St. Two Rivers, is assisting the Schultz family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to especially thank Dr. Carroll, and all the girls from Aurora Hospice for their exceptional care and compassion. Herald Times Reporter, August 11, 2009


SARAH SCHULTZ Sarah (Betty) Schultz, age 96, a resident of the Hamilton Care Center, Two Rivers, died Wednesday afternoon, September 12, 2012, at the Hamilton Care Center. Betty was born May 26, 1916, in Reardon, Washington, a daughter of the late Garbutt and Alvina (Schultz) King. She graduated from Reardon High School with the class of 1934 and then attended Eastern Washington College of Education. On August 17, 1946, she married Harold E. Schultz in Cheney, Wash. He preceded her in death on January 24, 2010. Betty was employed at numerous retails stores in the lake-shore area and also at the Herald Times Reporter. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, doing crossword puzzles, and especially enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law: Mareesa and Don Taddy, Two Rivers; two sons and daughters-in-law: Keith and Chris Schultz, Manitowoc and Craig and Joan Schultz, Green Bay; five grandchildren: Kelly and Chris Satori, Eric and Nicole Taddy, Angela and Rob Schneider, John and Sara Schultz and Samantha Schultz and fiancé Jeff Price; ten great grandchildren: Blake, Kaylee, Logan, Carly, Evan, Kyle, Nathan, Elliot, Emma and Gavin. She is further survived by three sisters-in-law: Esther Timm, Two Rivers, Joann Abramovich, Green Bay, and Donna (Arnold) Filliez, Two Rivers, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by an infant son: Bruce and one brother Leonard King. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 3218 Tannery Rd., Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Tom Renebeau with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church on Monday morning from 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. There will be no Sunday evening visitation. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Betty’s name. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Schultz family with funeral arrangements. Betty’s family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Betty, Carol, Monday, Pearl, and the entire staff of the Hamilton Care Center for the excellent care given to Betty during her time of the home. No newspaper cited.


VIRGINIA SCHULZ Virginia Schulz, age 65, a Manitowoc resident, died on Monday morning, April 26, 2010, at her home in Manitowoc surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 4, 1944, in Kewaunee, daughter of the late Henry and Lucille (Klein) Karl Sr. On Jan. 8, 1966, she married Melvin Schulz in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1995. Virginia enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Red Hatters and Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law: Susan and Michael Golen, Texas; Kay and Steve Theys, Valders; Chris and Robert Fusek II, Lena; four grandchildren: Jonathon, Alyssa, Jacob and Megan Theys; her special friend: Freckles; a sister: Clara Zimmer, Two Rivers; three brothers and a sister-in-law: Henry Karl Jr., Joseph Karl, both of Manitowoc; Gene and Jean Karl, Mishicot; four brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law: Alan and Terry Schulz, Grafton; Jim and Kay Schulz, Two Rivers; Dennis and Debbie Schulz, Ron Schulz, Debbie Schulz, Lori and Attilla Vurusaner; and her mother-in-law: Delores Schulz, all of Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was also preceded in death by a brother: James; her father-in-law: Melvin G. Schulz; a brother-in-law: Vernon Zimmer and two nephews: Mark and Noel Karl. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Service will be the Rev. Louis Sievert with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Friends may also call Thursday morning at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Herald Times Reporter April 27, 2010


CHARLES W. SCHWAKE Charles W. Schwake, age 87, formerly of 2722 34th St., Two Rivers, died on Friday morning, Dec. 3, 2010, at the Hamilton Care Center, Two Rivers. Charles was born June 9, 1923, in rural Mishicot, son of the late Carl and Helen Schwake. He attended a one-room schoolhouse in Shoto and then was taught by his older sister at Jefferson School in Mishicot Township. Charles graduated from Mishicot High School and then attended college for two years in Milwaukee before returning home to operate the family farm. On Oct. 15, 1950, he married Ruth M. Holm at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. She preceded him in death on June 17, 2008. Charles was employed for many years as a spot welder at Hamilton Manufacturing Co. Charlie was an accomplished trombone player. He was a seventy-year member of the Two Rivers Municipal Band and was also a member of numerous bands throughout Northeaster Wisconsin. Among those he was a member of the Green Bay Packers Band, and he traveled to Japan with the Gene Heier Band. He was a former member of Manitowoc Musicians Association Local No. 195 and the Two Rivers Lions Club. Survivors include one sister: Helen Vertz of Perry, Mich.: along with numerous nieces and nephews and their families. He was also preceded in death by one brother: Bernard (Clara) Schwake; one sister: Lorraine (Wilton) Specht; and one brother-in-law: Kenneth Vertz. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday Dec. 6, 2010, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Scherbarth with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum Hwy 310, Manitowoc. Visitation will be held at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday evening visitation. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 4, 2010 No newspaper cited.



RUTH M. SCHWAKE Ruth M. Schwake, age 86, of 2722 34th St., Two Rivers, died peacefully on Tuesday evening, June 17, 2008, at the Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rivers. Ruth was born on Aug. 19, 1921, in Dickey, N. D., a daughter of the late Oscar L. and Hattie D. (Ebert) Holm. She was baptized on Oct. 21, 1921, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Adrian, N.D. Ruth attended schools in Dickey, N.D., and was a graduate of Dickey High School with the class of 1939. She was confirmed in 1942 in Appleton, Minn., and in the same year became a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, where she sang in the church choir for many years and was a member of the St. John's Ladies Society. On Oct. 15, 1950, she was married to Charles W. Schwake at St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Over the years, Ruth worked at Paragon Electric Company, Eggers Plywood and retired from Manitowoc County Planning & Park Commission. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters: Phyllis Weigum; Ione Schmoker; and Helen Haakenson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 20, 2008, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Scherbarth, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Friends may call at St. John's Lutheran Church, on Friday June 20, 2008, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no visitation this evening. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, June 19, 2008


EVELYN M. SCHWANTES Evelyn M. Schwantes, age 93, of 502 Reed Ave., Manitowoc, died Thursday night, March 1, 2012 at the Aurora Medical Center of Manitowoc County. Evelyn was born on February 27, 1919 in Mishicot, daughter of the late Wencil and Mary (Aulik) Shebesta. She attended local schools. On November 22, 1941, Evelyn was married to Norman K. Schwantes at St. Mary’ Parsonage in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on July 1, 1987. In the past, Evelyn had worked at Johnson Hills in Manitowoc. She enjoyed bowling, golfing and playing cards. She was a past member of VFW Otto Oas Post #659 Auxiliary. Survivors include her daughter: Gail Mrotek, Oshkosh; three grandchildren: Shari Rahlf, Manitowoc; Corey Mrotek, Manitowoc; Chris Mrotek and her husband: Scott Bonnes, Two Rivers; five great grandchildren: Alexa, Erica, Jordan, Tristan and Chad; one brother: Donald Shebesta, Mishicot. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by her parents: Wencil and Mary Shebetsa; her husband: Norman K. Schwantes; four brothers and three sisters. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at the Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel, 1500 Hwy 310, Manitowoc. Deacon Kenn Nelesen will officiate with entombment of her cremated remains to follow in the mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is serving the Schwantes family. Online condolences may be sent to www.jensreinboldandpfeffer.com



HENRY P. SCHWINN Henry P. Schwinn, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Morningside Health Center in Sheboygan ,where he had been a resident the last two years. He was born in the town of Herman on April 29, 1928, a son of the late Paul and Mary (Scheidt) Schwinn. Henry attended school in Plymouth. Henry served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army. After his honorable discharge, he married LaVerne Kleckner Grott in 1953. He had worked for Kenneth Schnell Sr., Burger Boat Company and the Kohler Company for many years, retiring there in 1989. On Nov. 10, 1979, Henry was united in marriage to Lorraine Oehlrich. He was a designated life-time member of the Cleveland Lions Club and the Sheboygan County Lions Eyebank, Cleveland VFW post 8974, the Kohler One-fourth Century Club, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and the former St. Wendel Parish in Cleveland. Surviving Henry is his loving wife: Lorraine; a daughter: Deborah (John) Backhaus of Manitowoc; a son-in-law: Paul Kanugh of De Pere; stepchildren: Sandy (Larry) Duzeski; Linda (Peter) Wilke, both of Manitowoc; Earl (Nancy) Oehldrich; and Kay (Fritz) Bitter, both of Cleveland; eight grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; a sister: Kathryn Wagner; and a brother: Paul E. Schwinn, both of Cleveland. In addition to his parents, Henry was also preceded in death by a daughter: Patricia Kanugh; his sister: Sister Roseann Schwinn; a brother: Marcellus Schwinn; a brother-in-law: Robert Wagner; and a great-granddaughter: Marcelena Renteria. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Henry on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton. The Rev. Gerald Fowley will be celebrant. Entombment will be at Knollwood Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call at St. Thomas on Friday from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name. Please visit www.zimmer funeralhome.com for online condolences. Zimmer Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center is assisting the Schwinn family. (920) 565-2331. The Schwinn family wishes to thank the staff at Morningside Healthcare Center for the wonderful care Henry received as a resident. Herald Times Reporter February 4, 2009


BERNARD G. SCHWOERER Bernard G. Schwoerer, age 85, a resident of Rivers Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc, formerly of 1145 First St. Kiel, died Monday evening, September 28, 1998, at Rivers Bend. Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon, Friday, October 2, 1998, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Northeim. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. David Beaudry with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. He was born April 27, 1913, in the town of Eaton, son of the late Ulrich and Clara Bogenschultz Schwoerer. On November 15, 1938, he married the former Lorena I. Schnell, at St. Gregory Catholic church, St. Nazianz. The couple farmed in the town of Newton from 1942 until their retirement in 1976. Survivors include his wife, one son and daughter-in-law, two daughters and one son-in-law, seven grand-children, two great- grandchildren, one daughter-in-law, two sisters and brothers-in-law, and two brothers and sisters-in-law. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one son, Donald, in 1985; three brothers, Albert, Frank and Arnold; and one sister, Catherine. Friends may call at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Northeim from 9:30 a.m. Friday until the time of service at 12 noon. Memorials may be given to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, September 30, 1998 (sent in by family member/see contributors page)


CAROL JEAN SCHWOERER Services for Carol Jean Schwoerer, 57, of Manitowoc, Wisc., who was born and reared in Jacksonville, were at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at Trinity Alliance Church in Manitowoc. The Rev. Steve Rose officiated. Burial was in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum in Manitowoc. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Nobia Williamon Krejcarek.; her grandparents, William and Laura Williamon; a sister, Helen Jindra; two aunts, Mary Parris and Josephine Ficklin and two uncles, John Williamon and Aubery Williamon. She enjoyed crocheting afghans for her family and friends and country music. On one occasion, she got to sing on stage with Alabama. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Jacksonville News, 12-18-2003


ERVIN R. SCHWOERER Ervin R. Schwoerer, ago 93, of 1420 Menasha Ave., Manitowoc, died on Wednesday afternoon, March, 28, 2011, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. He was born on Dec. 13, 1917, in the town of Meeme, Manitowoc County, son of the late Ulrich and Clara (Hogenschuetz) Schwoerer. On Oct. 2, 1943, he married the former Mary Durben at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. She preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 2007. Ervin owned and operated the family farm in St. Nazianz from 1942 until 1965 and then in Clarks Mills from 1955 until his retirement from farming in 1987. During his farming career in also drove school bus for the Kiel Public School District. He was also employed as a mechanic for Lehman, a Case dealership in Whitelaw. Ervin and Mary also owned and operated Schwoerers General Store in St. Nazianz. He also did custom far m work and was a proud member of the National Farm Organization, serving as the treasurer. Survivors include four sons and daughter-in-law: Carl and Bonnie Schwoerer, Reedsville, Robert and Agnes Schwoerer, Manitowoc, Richard and Celinda Schwoerer, Manitowoc Mathew and Lisa Schwoerer, Valders; two daughters, LaVerne Emerich, Ripon, Agne Bratz, Valders; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward Schwoerer, Manitowoc; two sisters, Loretta Vogel, Sheboygan, Margaret Stemper, Manitowoc; two brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law: Paul and Maxine Durben, Fla., Mike and Caroline Durben, Texas, Toni Darben, Little Chute, Dorothy Durben, Valders; and three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law: Liz and Eugene Wagner, Ohio, Doretha Harris, Ohio, and Connie and David Ellengung, Tenn. Nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and a special family friend, Annie, also survive. He was also preceded in death by a soon: David John Schwoerer; four brothers and sisters-in-aw: Albert and Irene Schwoerer, Bernard and Lorene Schwoerer; Frank and Rose Schwoerer; Arnold and Cecil Schwoerer; a sister and three brothers-in-law: Katheryn and Steve Klich, Ruben Vogel, Al Stemper; three brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Pete and Charlene Durben, Servaltius Durben, John Durben; and two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Anna and Lawrence Diedrich, her second husband, Robert Hein, and Helen Smith. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Marcy 26, 2011, at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dan Felton, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 5 to 7 p.m. this Friday (TONIGHT), March 25, 2011. Friends may also call Saturday morning at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Ervin enjoyed playing sheepshead, gardening, reading and traveling. He will be truly missed. Herald Times Reporter, March 25, 2011



GERMAINE SCHWOERER MANITOWOC, Wis. -- Germaine G. Schwoerer, 78, of St. Mary's Home, Manitowoc, died Tuesday (Jan. 9, 2007) at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center in Manitowoc. She was born Feb. 23, 1928, in Calumet County, daughter of the late Paul and Leonora (Heimerman) Durben. On July 7, 1990, she married Ervin Schwoerer at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. Germaine began her career as a waitress and also at Bargain City Clothing Store, also RCA and retired from NCR. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. She was preceded in death by a son, Russell McClelland; a great-grandchild, Jennifer Arnold; two brothers: John Durben and Servatius Durben; three sisters and a brother-in-law: Helen Smith, Mary L. Schwoerer, Anna and Robert Hein; and a sister-in-law, Charlene Durben. She leaves her husband: Ervin P. Schwoerer, Manitowoc; her children: Cheryle (William) Shivers, Rodney (Kathy) McClelland; Jody McClelland; two daughters-in-law, Carolyn McClelland and Arlene McClelland, all of Ohio; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; step children, Carl (Bonnie) Schwoerer of Reedsville; Robert (Agnes) Schwoerer of Manitowoc, Richard (Celinda) Schwoerer of Manitowoc, Mathew (Lisa) Schwoerer of Valders, LaVerne Emerich of Ripon and Agnes Bratz of St. Nazianz; 24 step grandchildren; 20 step great-grandchildren; three brothers, Peter Durben of Valders, Paul (Maxine) Durben of Florida, and Mike (Caroline) Durben of Texas; three sisters, Liz (Eugene) Wagner of Ohio, Doretha Harris of Ohio, and Connie (David) Ellengung of Alabama; two sisters-in-law, Toni Durben of Little Chute, and Dorothy Durben of Valders; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. led by Deacon Al Boeldt. Friends may also call Saturday morning at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Msgr. James Vanden Hogen will officiate the Mass of Christian burial service. Entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Byesville, Ohio, at a later date. Online Obituary


LORENA SCHWOERER Lorena I. Schwoerer, age 90, a resident of the Chilton Care Center, died Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at the Chilton Care Center surrounded by her family. Lorena was born Nov. 6, 1914 in the town of Eaton, daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa Singer Schnell. She married Bernard G. Schwoerer on Nov. 15, 1938 a St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. He passed away on Sept. 28, 1998. Lorena and her husband farmed in the town of Newton from 1942 until their retirement in 1976. She was a member of the Kiel Senior Center and the Kiel Singing Seniors. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by one son, DonaldSchwoerer; one daughter-in-law, Carol Schwoerer; four sisters, Rose McCarthy, Katherine Mayer, Olive Schwoerer and Viola Stahl; and five brothers, Henry, John, Theodore, Joseph and Norbert Schnell. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 6. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. David Beaudry with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy 310 in Manitowoc. The Pfeffer Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. A gentle wind blew cross the land reaching out to take my hand for on the winds the angels came calling out mother’s name. Left behind, the children’s tears loving memories of all the years of joy and love, a life well spent and now to God a mother’s sent. On angel’s wings, a heavenly flight the journey home, towards the light to those who weep, a life is gone but in God’s love, ?tis but the dawn. The Sheboygan Press May 5, 2005


ROSE H. SCHWOERER Rose H. Schwoerer, 79, of Valders, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 5, 1997, at her residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, March 7, 1997, at St. Gregory's Catholic Church, St. Nazianz. The Rev. Gerald Serois will officiate, with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum. She was born Nov. 28, 1917, at St. Nazianz, daughter of the late Peter and Rosa Schnurr Meyer. She attended St. Gregory's school. She married Frank Schwoerer on Nov. 15, 1941 in St. Nazianz. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law; one daughter and son-in-law; six grandchildren; one great-grandaughter (Survivors omitted for privacy.); three sisters, Margaret Meyer, Manitowoc; Geraldine Meyer, Sheboygan; Magdeline Bieberitz, Manitowoc; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ben and Lorena Schwoerer, Kiel; Ervin and Germaine Schwoerer, Manitowoc, Edward Schwoerer, Valders; Al and Margaret Stemper, Newton; Rueben and Loretta Vogel, Sheboygan; Irene Schwoerer, Manitowoc; further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1995; one sister, Alexia Fessler; five brothers-in-law, and two sisters-in-law. Friends may call at St. Gregory's Church, St. Nazianz, on Friday, from 4 p.m until the time of services. The Christianson-Deju Funeral Home, Valders, assisted the family with arrangements. Unknown Paper 1997


RICHARD B. SCROGGINS Richard B. Scroggins, age 79, of 4903 Roneta Lane, Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Tuesday evening, June 5, 2007, at the family residence following a four-month courageous battle with lung cancer. Richard was born on May 1, 1928, in Irene, S.D. He was the son of the late Sterling and Hannah Fredricksen Scroggins. He was a graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School with the class of 1946. From 1946 to 1948, he served with the U.S. Navy. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he continued his education at the Elgin School of Watchmaking from where he graduated in 1950. Richard was the watchmaker and goldsmith at Rummele Jewelers for 48 years, from which he retired in 2002. On Feb. 10, 1949, he married Shirley J. Turek in Sheboygan Falls. In 1973, Richard was appointed to a four-year term by Governor Warren Knowles, to be on the Watchmaking Examining Board of the State of Wisconsin. Subsequently, Richard was reappointed to two additional terms by Governor Lee S. Dreyfus. Richard was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, F. E. O. Eagles Aries 706, American Gem Society, and member and past president of the Wisconsin Horological Society. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by three brothers: Robert, William and Donald. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1130 S. Ninth St., Manitowoc. Officiating will be the Rev. Janis Best, with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call at Wesley United Methodist Church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be directed to a memorial fund being established in Richard's name. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Tom Rauschenberger and the staff of Manitowoc Community Hospice for their care and support. Herald Times Reporter, June 7, 2007


ETHEL E. SEEFELDT Ethel E. Seefeldt, age 72, a resident of 2409 Dewey St., Manitowoc, entered into eternal life, while surrounded by her daughters, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at her residence. Ethel was born on Sept. 17, 1935, in Manitowoc, to the late Walter and Dora (Hoefner) Klusmeyer. On July 7, 1956, Ethel married Kenneth H. Seefeldt at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manitowoc. Kenneth preceded Ethel in death on March 3, 2003. She was a lifelong member of First German Evangelical Lutheran Church. Ethel was a wonderful and caring person. She enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her family, especially with her grandchildren. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Ethel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Kenneth; one sister: Dorothy Vogt; and two brothers: Harold and Emmet Klusmeyer. Funeral services will be held at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at 11 a.m. The Rev. David Rosenow will officiate, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home from 5 until 8 p.m. The visitation will continue at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, from 10 a.m. until the start of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of the Holy Family Cancer Care Center and Hospice for the care and compassion they provided to Ethel and her family. Also a big thank you to all of Ethel's family and friends for their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 14, 2008


AUSTIN SEILER Funeral services for Austin C. Seiler, age 85, a resident of Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc, who died Friday morning, Jan. 6, 2006, at Shady Lane, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan 9, 2006, at St. Francis of Assisi on Grand and S. 14th st., Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dan Felton, with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at Pfeffer Funeral Home in Manitowoc, on Sunday (TODAY), Jan. 8, 2006, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a prayer service to be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at Pfeffer Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 8, 2006



ALLAN L. SHAMBEAU Allan L. Shambeau, age 78, of 3633 Monroe St., Two Rivers, was called home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, June 14, 2009, at home, following a courageous battle with leukemia. Allan was born on Oct. 22, 1930, in Two Rivers, son of the late Walter and Helma (Wilsman) Shambeau. He graduated from Two Rivers Washington High School with the class of 1948. On June 7, 1952, he married Audrey Meineke at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Allan farmed all his life, he and Audrey operated the family farm until retiring in 1989 - but Allan never really retired. He received the Outstanding Young Farmer award in 1965. He was a member of the Manitowoc Milk Producers, serving on the advisory board, treasurer for the Town of Two Rivers for 10 years, past director of Lakeshore Farm Management, Eastern Mutual Insurance Co. and Manitowoc County Mutual Insurance Co., where he served as vice president. Allan was also a member of the Lutheran Mens Club at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, serving as secretary and treasurer, served on different committees at church and served on the Board of Control at Manitowoc Lutheran High School for 6 years. Survivors include his wife: Audrey Shambeau, Two Rivers, his children: Connie and William Rahmlow, Two Rivers, Lee and Marion Shambeau, Menomonie, Larry and Elise Shambeau, Two Rivers, and Julie and Peter Nass, Manitowoc; twelve grandchildren: Dawn (Paul) Creasy, Beth (Scott) Neuser, Sara (Brent) Hansen, Gareth and Simon Shambeau, Michelle, Marc and Andrea Shambeau, Mara, Keren, Leah and Hannah Nass; five great-grandchildren: Joshua and Ava Creasy, Andrea and Lacey Neuser, and Bree Hansen. He is further survived by two brothers: Russell (Catherine) Shambeau and Glenn (Beverly) Shambeau, all of Two Rivers; two sisters: Helen (Paul) Kohlmeier, Manitowoc and Ruth (Wally) Guetschow, Waukegan, Ill.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law: Richard Meineke. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2009, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will the Rev. David Arndt with entombment to follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, 1500 Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, from 5-8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Thursday morning at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials, in Allan's name, may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church or Manitowoc Lutheran High School. The family wishes to thank Dr. Barylak and the wonderful nurses and staff at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Center and on the Third Floor West at Aurora Medical Center for their care. Herald Times Reporter June 16, 2009


CATHERINE E. SHAMBEAU Catherine E. (Beitzel) Shambeau, age 84, of 7203 Shamrock Lane, Two Rivers, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, April 17, 2010, at her residence with her loving husband Russell and family at her side. Catherine was born in Two Rivers on Nov. 14, 1925, a daughter of the late Bernard and Bertha (Waier) Beitzel. She attended St. Luke's Catholic Grade School and Washington High School, graduating with the class of 1944. On May 28, 1945, she married Russell J. Shambeau at St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The couple enjoyed 65 years of marriage and enjoyed traveling all over the world, making friends wherever they went. They spent many winters in Florida, where they also formed many lasting friendships. Catherine was employed at Vassar Studio in Two Rivers before she and Russell formed Shambeau's Lawn and Recreational Center of Two Rivers. They were in business together for 40 years, before turning it over to their two sons. Catherine was well known for her artistic talent. She loved spending hours creating beautiful china paintings and dolls. Everything she created and touched was beautiful! She is survived by her husband, Russell J. Shambeau; her four children: Russell L. Shambeau II and his wife Bonnie of Two Rivers, Peggy Crull and her husband, Dennis of West Bend, Cathy Wick and her husband, Ron of Two Rivers, and Peter Shambeau and his wife, Michele of Two Rivers; three grandchildren: Russell L. Shambeau III and his wife, Susan of Marriotsville, MD, Elisa Crull and Brian Niesenn of Naperville, IL, and Charles Crull and Maria Rosi of Barrington, New Hampshire; and three great-grandchildren, Joshua, Greta, and Xander Shambeau. She is further survived by three brothers, Robert Beitzel and Claude Beitzel, of Two Rivers, Roland (Gloria) Beitzel, of Mishicot; three brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law: Glen (Bev) Shambeau, and Audrey Shambeau, all of Two Rivers, Helen (Paul) Kohlmeier, Manitowoc, Ruth (Wally) Guetschow, Waukegan, IL; and a wonderful family of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by six sisters: Gertrude, Delores, Helen, Sally, Genevieve and Norma; four brothers: Harold, Frank, Peter and Archie; a brother-in-law, Allan Shambeau; and an infant grandson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The Rev. Edward Stelter will officiate at the service, with entombment to follow at the mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Tuesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Monday evening visitation. Memorials made in Catherine's name will be donated to the caregivers of Home Care Health Services. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St. Two Rivers is assisting the Shambeau family with funeral arrangements. Russell and his family would like to thank the caring staff of Home Care Health Services, especially Cheryl, Tina, Breanna and Judy, who supported Catherine and our family throughout her illness. Herald Times Reporter April 18, 2010



EVELYN ELAINE SHIMANEK Evelyn E. Shimanek, age 96, died unexpectedly on Oct. 9, 2008, in Green Bay. She was born on March 23, 1912, to the late John and Anna (Straka) Spevacek in the town of Gibson, Manitowoc County. She graduated from Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, in 1929. She married Edward Shimanek in June 1933. They built a house on North Tenth Street in Manitowoc, where they spent their life together, and where she lived for 73 of her 96 years, moving in April 2006 to Green Bay to be closer to family. Before retiring, Evelyn worked many years for the Boston Store/Johnson Hills Department Store in downtown Manitowoc. She and Ed loved to travel and visited most of the lower 48. They also shared a love of fishing and weekends together at their retreat near Maribel Caves. They were shrewd sheep head players as well. Edwin preceded her in death in 1983. In recent years, Evelyn enjoyed playing canasta, watching the Brewers, the Packers, and TV quiz shows, where she could match wits with the contestants. She also enjoyed reading about nature, travel, politics and current affairs, always curious and always a free thinker. Her last trip was to Madison in 2006, to visit the home of grandniece, (private), and do her own shopping at Trader Joe's. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by her husband: Edwin; her brother: Stanley Spevacek; niece: Audrey Spevacek; and grandnephew: Brian Spevacek. Entombment was at Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc next to her beloved Edward. By her request, no funeral service was held. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc assisted the Shimanek family. We appreciate the care and respect she received while residing at Rebekah Haven the last two years. Her spitfire attitude remains alive within us all. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 14, 2008


ADOLPH SHIMON Adolph Shimon, age 86, a resident of St. Mary’s Home, Manitowoc, formerly of 305 Crystal Spring Road, Two Rivers, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 17, 2005, at St. Mary’s Home. He was born July 7, 1918, in the town of Franklin, Manitowoc County, son of the late Adolph and Barbara (Chizek) Shimon. On June 7, 1945, he married the former Irene L. Holschbach at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Adolph was employed at Medusa Cement Company for many years. Survivors include his wife: Irene Shimon, Two Rivers; four sons and daughters-in-law: Robert and Kathy Shimon, Two Rivers; James and Debra Simon, Houston, Minn.; Lawrence and Suzanna Shimon, Manitowoc; Thomas Shimon, Friday Harbor, Wash., and his friend Russ Jaffe; two grandchildren: Lori Kruger, Houston, Minn.; Jared (Amy) Shimon, Houston, Minn.; three great-grandchildren: Benjamin Kruger, Annika Kruger, Chayton Shimon; four brothers and sisters-in-law: John and Cecelia Shimon, Manitowoc; Joseph Shimon, Manitowoc; Bernard and Grace Shimon, Branch; Melvin and Delores Shimon, Cato; and a sister: Olive Fischer, Manitowoc. Also surviving are brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by five sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, from 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, until the time of service at 1 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be Deacon Ken Coenen with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 19, 2005



MARGARET M. SHOTOGREN Margaret M. Shtogren, age 97, of the Wisteria House, 2741 45th St., Two Rivers, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2008, at her residence. Margaret was born Sept. 23, 1911, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late John and Mary (Miller) Kiefer. She attended St. Luke's Catholic School and was a Washington High School graduate, class of 1929. She continued her education at St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Evanston, Ill., receiving her nursing degree. She was employed there until she enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps in October of 1942. She served her country in England and France, and also during the Korean Conflict. Margaret married Major Emil Shtogren of Boston on Feb. 22, 1956, in the chapel at Loring Air Force Base in Maine. She was serving as chief nurse at Loring Air Force Base at the time. He preceded her in death on Oct. 14, 1984. Margaret was a member of the Gold Star Wives, the Military Officers Association, the Ladies of St. Peter the Fisherman, the Two Rivers Senior Center, and was an RSVP volunteer at the WIC Clinic and MEAWS for many years. She was an avid reader and card player, enjoyed crossword puzzles and anything that challenged her mind, loved old movies, was a wonderful listener, and enjoyed spending time with her family. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Margaret is preceded in death by her husband: Emil "Shtogy"; her brothers: the Rev. George Kiefer, John Kiefer and Paul Kiefer; her sister and brother-in-law: Vivian and Carl Madson; and a nephew-in-law: Bill Schultz. The funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O'Brien with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel, town of Kossuth. Military rites will be accorded by the Two Rivers VFW and American Legion Posts at Knollwood. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, from 9 until 10:15 a.m. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center is assisting Margaret's family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank the Wisteria House of Two Rivers and Holy Family Hospice for all of their compassionate care given to Margaret. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 27, 2008


MARCELLA V. SIEBOLD Mrs. Lester E. (Marcella V.) Siebold, 56, of1403 N. 24th St., Manitowoc, died Monday morning January 5, at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m.Wednesday at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Philip Hoffmann will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mrs. Siebold, nee Marcella V. Lehman, was born June 28, 1924, at Manitowoc, daughter of the late Charles and Maud Malliet Lehman. She was educated inManitowoc schools and was a life resident of the city. She was married to Lester E. Siebold Sept. 26, 1945, at Junction City,Kansas. Mrs. Siebold was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Otto-Oas Post No. 659. Survivors include her husband, Lester, two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Kathy Siebold and Michael and Robbie Siebold and a daughter and son-in-law, Gwynn and Douglas Vetter of Manitowoc; two brothers, Elmer Lehman of Fall River, Wis., and Charles Lehman Jr. of Whitelaw; four sisters, Mrs. Florence Raatz, Mrs. Joseph (Bernice) Gallenberger, Mrs. Alice A. Zahn and Mrs. Earl (Shirley) Cameron of Manitowoc and six grandchildren, Tammy and Kurt Vetter, Jody, Francie and Michelle Siebold and Michael Siebold Jr. Three brothers and a sister preceded her in death. Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home 5 o’clock to 9 o’clock this Tuesday evening and Wednesday until the time of service. A parish prayer service will be conducted at 8 o’clock Tuesday evening by Deacon William Klein. No newspaper cited.



JOSEPH O. SINGER Joseph O. Singer, age 80, of 376 Pansy St., Davenport, Fla., died on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, at his residence.  He was born on Nov. 23, 1926, in Weyerhauser, son of the late Joseph and Olive (Mizener) Singer Sr.. Joseph was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1950 to 1952. On Dec. 29, 1950, he married the former Elaine Grabowsky in Antigo. Joseph was employed by the Shipbuilders and then retired from Holy Family Hospital as a maintenance person. He enjoyed throwing horseshoes, camping with his family and he also loved to watch football, especially the Green Bay Packers.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law; three brothers; two sisters; and a granddaughter.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Brian Staude.  Military rites will be accorded by the VFW Otto Oas Post 659. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth.  The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Manitowoc, on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.  The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 28, 2007


ROSE SKARVAN Rose E. Skarvan, age 94, of 10824 County Highway R, Whitelaw, died on Monday, June 4, 2007, at the residence of her granddaughter, Deb (Ron) Hornburg, Manitowoc. Rose was born on Feb. 20, 1913, in the town of Rockwood, daughter of the late Matt and Elizabeth (Carbon) Decker. On Feb. 21, 1933, she married Victor G. Skarvan at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kellnersville. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1995. Rose enjoyed her cats, gardening, baking and going to Oneida. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Victor; one son: Harlan Skarvan on Feb. 7, 1977; three brothers and five sisters. Private family funeral services were held at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum. Deacon Alan Boeldt officiated. Entombment followed at Knollwood Mausoleum. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Kellnersville assisted the Skarvan family. Herald Times Reporter, June 8, 2007


VIOLET M. SKUBAL Violet M. Skubal, age 88, formerly of 515 Randolph St., Mishicot, entered into eternal rest, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at St. Mary's at Felician Village in Manitowoc, where she has resided for the past ten years. She was born on Oct. 17, 1919, in the town of Kossuth, to the late Louis and Nora "Mimmie" (Braun) Staudinger. She attended school in Rockwood. On Oct. 9, 1940, she married Floyd W. Skubal at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2002. She and her husband owned and operated the Skubal's Corner's Tavern for many years. She also worked as a cook for the Mishicot Elementary School System for many years. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot, and also was a member of the VFW Kempen-Staudinger-Terens Post 7753 Ladies Auxiliary. Violet enjoyed cooking, gardening and going fishing. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In additon to her parents and her husband, Floyd, she was also preceded in death by two sisters: Jeanette (Ed) Free and Adele Zeman; two brothers: Louis Staudinger and Kenneth (LaVerne) Staudinger: her stepfather: Ariel Nelson; and by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot, with the Rev. Paul Paider officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum Highway 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Friday at Holy Cross until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. There will be no Thursday evening visitation. A memorial fund has been established in her name. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Skubal family with funeral arrangements. Violet's family would like to express a very special thank you to the entire staff of St. Mary's Home in Manitowoc for their special care and concern's shown to her and our family during her residence there. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 6, 2008


BEATRICE SLEGER Beatrice Sleger, age 95, of 4606 Mishicot Rd., Two Rivers, died on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers, Wis., with her family at her side. Beatrice was born April 14, 1915 in the town of Rockland, Manitowoc County, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Satorie) Burich. On Sept. 14, 1937, she married Quiren Sleger at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Reedsville. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2000. Beatrice and her husband farmed in the town of Franklin for 18 years before moving to Manitowoc in 1955 where she worked for the Manitowoc Clinic until her retirement in 1978. She is survived by one son, Douglas (Marjorie) Sleger of Two Rivers; two daughters, Marilynn (Joseph) Galineau of Marinette, Wis., Rebecca (Martin) Papke of Rapid River, Mich.; grandsons include: Leon (Theresa) Sleger, Sheboygan Falls, Clifton (Ann) Sleger, Oshkosh, Mark (Allison) Sleger, Anchorage, Alaska, Phillip (Angela) Sleger, Two Rivers, and John Sheraski, Marinette, Wis.; granddaughters include: Stacey (Chase) Hoheneder of Suamico, and Sarah Rabideau of Peshtigo; great grandsons and great-granddaughters also survive. She is further survived by one sister, Julia Pritzl of Reedsville; one sister-in-law, Helen Sleger of Manitowoc; and one brother-in-law, Gerald (Lavene) Sleger of Sturgeon Bay, Wis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quiren; a great granddaughter, Hannah Sleger; and three sisters, Ceilia Burich, Mary Kalise and Agnes Kubsch. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, 1121 N. 14th St. Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Klingeisen, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, 1500 Wisconsin 310, Manitowoc. Visitation with family and friends will be held at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Tuesday morning, June 2, 2010 after 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. There will be no visitation this evening. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Sleger family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter June 21, 2010


LEON C. SLEGER Leon C. Sleger, age 66, of 1141 S. 39th St., Manitowoc, died Friday evening, Jan. 22, 2010, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Leon was born on Jan. 20, 1944, in Two Rivers, son of the late Victor and Alice Pries Sleger. He graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School with the class of 1962. He then graduated from Silver Lake College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Leon served in the United States Army from 1962 to 1966 during the Vietnam War, stationed in Paris. On Oct. 26, 1968, he married the former Arlene Ploor at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Mishicot. She preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 2004. Leon was employed with Mirro Aluminum Manufacturing Co. as a supervisor for 29 years. Most recently Leon worked in the meat department at Wal-Mart. He enjoyed woodworking and crossword puzzles. Leon was a member of the Eagles Aeries Post No. 706 in Manitowoc. Survivors include a special friend: Doreen Pockat, Sheboygan; two sons: Bob (Angie Swiderski) Sleger and Tony Sleger, both of Manitowoc; five grandchildren: Domonique Sleger, Kyle Thomas, Riley Sleger, Harley Sleger and Madison Sleger; two brothers and a sister-in-law: Wayne Sleger, Manitowoc, and Emil (Sandy) Sleger, Manitowoc; one sister and brother-in-law: Charlotte (Russ) Hansen, Manitowoc; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Edger (Mary) Ploor, Lansing, Mich., and Kathy (Brent) Solmon, Phoenix, Ariz.; four nieces and five nephews: Kim (Tony) Langley and daughter, Amanda, Manitowoc; Cassie Sleger, Madison; Tammy Sleger, Ill.; Jani (Joe) Walker, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Lloyd (Mary Jo) Hansen, Manitowoc; Travis Sleger and daughters, Cadance and Morissa, Manitowoc; Matt Goodman, Ariz.; Allen Goodman, Ariz.; and Eric Goodman, Ill. Other relatives and friends also survive. Leon was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law: Herbert and Alma Ploor; and one nephew, Dale Hansen. The family will greet relatives and friends from 4 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, where an Eagles memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. The visitation will continue on Thursday morning, Jan. 28, 2010, from 10 until 10:45 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall. Officiating at the Mass of Christian burial will be the Rev. Daniel Schuster with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc, where graveside military rites will be accorded by the V.F.W. Otto Oas Post No. 659. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Holy Family Memorial's ICU, fifth floor nursing staff and Dr. Baatz for their care and compassion shown to Leon and his family. Herald Times Reporter January 25, 2010



ELMER L. SMITH Elmer L. Smith, 65, of 1415 N. Second St., Manitowoc, died Saturday evening, April 19, at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Edmund E. Olson will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Smith was born Feb. 12, 1915, at Horicon, Wis., son of the late Walter and Ella Wilke Smith. He married Dorothy Rulseh Sept. 25, 1937, at Manitowoc. Mr. Smith was head custodian at J.F. Magee Elementary School, Two Rivers, until his retirement April 4, 1960. He was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church and the church choir. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy, a son, Dr. Daniel Smith of Akron, Ohio; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Paul Hunsader of Bradington, Fla., and Judy and Al Sweeting of Oshkosh; three brothers, Howard of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Harvey and Gordon of Horicon, wis.; two sisters, Edna Brehner of California and Arletta Zahn of Juneau, Wis., nine grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A brother and a sister preceded him in death. Friends may call at Parkside Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 5 o'clock to 8 o'clock this Monday evening and at the church from noon Tuesday until the hour of service. Herald Times Reporter, April 21, 1980 P.3


KERMIT H. SOMMERS Kermit H. Sommers, age 97, a resident of River Wood Estates, Manitowoc, formerly of 1426 South 23rd Street, Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Thursday morning, January 31, 2013 at River Wood Estates where he had been residing the past 3 ½ years. Kermit was born September 8, 1915 in the town of McMillan, Wood County. He was the son of the late Herman and Inabelle Straub Sommers. Kermit attended Marshfield High School and graduated with the class of 1934. He then entered the United States Army and served overseas during World War II. After his honorable discharge Kermit returned to Manitowoc and became employed with Aluminum Specialty for 34 years retiring in 1979. On October 19, 1941 he married Mabel Ullmann in Neilsville, WI. She preceded him in death on January 18, 2001. Kermit was a long time member of Grace Ev. Lutheran Church where he served on the church council and was active on several other church committees. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Carole and Paul Wilsmann, New Berlin, WI; two grandchildren: Timothy Paul Wilsmann and Kristin Sue Herriges; two special nieces, Rena Lippert and Andree Erickson both of Manitowoc, WI; along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: Herman and Inabelle Sommers; wife: Mabel; three sisters and one brother. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, 2426 North Rapids Road, Manitowoc. Officiating will be Rev. Thomas Pankow with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00. Military rites will be accorded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Otto Oas Post #659 at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church immediately following the church services. Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.harriganparksidefuneralhome.com. The family would like to extend their thanks to Beth and the staff at River Wood Estates for the care given to Kermit while he was a resident there. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter February 1, 2013



MABEL E. SOMMERS Mabel E. Sommers, age 82, a resident Manitowoc, died Thursday, January 18, 2001 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 22, 2001, at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Rev. Thomas Pankow will officiate. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth, Wisconsin. Mabel was born February 8, 1918 in Chilton, Wis., daughter of the late Albert and Lena Mews Ullmann. She graduated from Neillsville High School in 1936. She then became employed as the Clark County Treasurer. After her marriage, she moved to Manitowoc and was employed with Shady Lane Nursing Care Center for 31 years, retiring in 1983, as their dietary supervisor. She married Mr. Sommers, October 19, 1941, in Neillsville, Wis. She was a member of Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, and a former member of the Grace Circle. Survivors include her husband, a daughter and son-in-law, two grandchildren, three sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Elmer and Wilmer Ullmann. Friends may call at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home, Manitowoc assisted the Somers family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Jan 20, 2001


CHRISTINA M. SORNSON Christina M. Sornson, age 58, of 2320 School St., Two Rivers, died Saturday morning, Dec. 26, 2009, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Wauwatosa, after a lifelong struggle with diabetes. She was born on May 21, 1951, in Sheboygan, to Michael Okolowicz and the late Linda (Maxim) Okolowicz. She was a graduate of Sheboygan South High School, and also attended Fox Valley Technical College and Lakeshore Technical College. On March 9, 1973, Christina married William Sornson in Manitowoc. Christina worked for Orthopedic Associates for seven years, and also did a lot of charitable work at her church. She enjoyed crocheting and drawing, and cherished the time spent with her family. Christina was very proud of once taking a Christian Puppet Ministry to St. Petersburg, Russia. Survivors include her husband, Bill Sornson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Shawn Sornson, Wrightstown, Todd and Angela Sornson, Manitowoc; two daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle and Dave Laurin, Manitowoc, Geraldine and Mike Hiebing, Sheboygan; her father, Michael Okolowicz, Milwaukee; and 10 grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Jake Sornson; Mark Sornson; Alysa and Brandy Luckow; Jamie Scherer; Derek and Tyler Fessler; Hunter and James Hiebing. She is further survived by a brother and sister-in-law, John and Nancy Okolowicz, Hales Corners; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a brother, Genyk. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Abundant Life Church, 1969 Roosevelt Ave, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Scott Stevens. Entombment will follow. Friends may call at Abundant Life Church on Wednesday, after 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. There will be no Tuesday evening visitation. A memorial fund has been established in Christina's name. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Sornson family with funeral arrangements. May God Hold You In The Palm Of His Hand. Herald Times Reporter December 28, 2009


ALLEN J. SPRANG Allen J. Sprang, age 72, of 12412 Lakeshore Road, town of Two Creeks, died suddenly Friday morning, July 1, 2011, at his home. Allen was born Oct. 21, 1938, in Two Rivers, son of the late Harold and Ethel (Hlinak) Sprang. He served in the National Guard in Battery D, 32nd AAA Artillery unit. On April 24, 1965, he married the former Dianne Brester at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. She preceded him in death on March 9, 2001. Allen was employed with Streu Construction prior to a partnership with Richard Steinhauer in Steinhauer-Sprang Masonry, Two Rivers, for 20 years and later was a self-employed electrician. He also ran the Jaws II Charter fishing boat for 25 years as a Great Lake Captain and was owner/operator of Sprang’s Christmas Trees for 46 years. Allen was a member of the N.E. Wisconsin Great Lake Sport Fishing Association. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and playing cards. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Dawn and Ron Sebranek, Ft. Atkinson; one son and daughter-in-law: Tom and Dawn Sprang, town of Two Creeks; four grandchildren: Jacob, Dayne and Christa Sebranek and Jeffrey Sprangl;one sister and brother-in-law: Judith and Melvin Hagedorn, Two Rivers; two brothers: Dennis Sprang, Baltimore, Md.; Kevin (significant other Naomi Leonhard) Sprang, town of Two Rivers; one aunt: Olive Draheim, Manitowoc; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Julie and Bob Neas, Fond du Lac; two brothers-in-law: Terry Brester, Denver, Colo.; and Howard Brester, Fond du Lac; and two special nephews: Brian Hagedorn , Shoto and Wayne (LeaAnn) Hagedorn, Fond du Lac. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at St. Peter Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Klingeisen. Entombment will follow the services of Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at the Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 4 to 8 p.m. The visitation will continue on Wednesday morning at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church from 9:30 to 1015 a.m. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the Sprang family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, no date cited.



BETTY SPRINGSTUBE Betty Springstube, age 71, of 3215 Highway 147, Two Rivers, died unexpectedly early on Monday morning, July 30, 2007, at her residence.  Betty was born on Oct. 31, 1935, in the town of Gibson, a daughter of the late Willard "Pat" and Gertrude "Annie" Flessert Mott. On Jan. 14, 1953, she married Walter Springstube in Manitowoc. Betty was employed at Fisher Hamilton Manufacturing Co. for over 20 years, retiring in 1999. She enjoyed having her children over for dinner on Sundays, playing cards and going up north.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by a son: Gary; two brothers, and one sister.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the Knollwood Memorial Chapel, Highway. 310, Manitowoc. The Rev. Kay Richter will officiate at the service, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Mausoleum.  Relatives and friends may call at Knollwood Memorial Chapel after 11 a.m. on Friday until the time of service at 1 p.m. There will be no visitation this evening.  The Lambert Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Springstube family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 2, 2007


VIOLET L. STANULL Violet L. Stanull, age 83, of 2124 33rd St., Two Rivers, died peacefully Thursday evening, April 19, 2007, at the Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers.  Violet was born June 7, 1923, in Luxemberg, a daughter of the late William and Anna Borchardt Boettcher. She attended St. John's Grade School and Two Rivers Vocational School. On Aug. 9, 1947, she married Roland "Sputcy" Stanull in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death Nov. 9, 1988. Violet was employed as a press operator at Paragon Electric for many years until her retirement. She was a longtime member of St. John's Church and the Ladies Society; the Two Rivers Senior Center; and she enjoyed bowling, having claimed a state championship in Milwaukee years ago.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Delores Wisniewski and Alice Wilker; and by four brothers: Gerhart, Ornie, Lester and Roland Boettcher.  Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday, April 23, 2007, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. David Scherbarth will officiate at the service, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc.  The family will greet relatives and friends at St. John's Lutheran Church after 10 a.m. Monday until the time of service at noon. There will be no Sunday evening visitation.  Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Stanull family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, April 21, 2007


ETHEL A. STANZEL  Mrs. Richard (Ethel A.) Stanzel, age 88, of 4529 Oaktree Court, Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Saturday, April 5, 2008, at Unity Hospice, De Pere.  Private funeral services for the family will be held 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, at Knollwood Mausoleum with the Rev. Richard Klingeisen officiating. Entombment will follow at the mausoleum.  Ethel was born Jan. 26, 1920, in the town of Newton. She was the daughter of the late Ernst and Emma Eichmann Luebke.  She attended Lincoln High School, graduating with the class of 1938 and continued her education at the Manitowoc Business College.  In past years she had been locally employed as a bookkeeper with several Manitowoc businesses.  On June 18, 1941, she married Richard Stanzel at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Ethel was a member of St. Francis of Assisi. She enjoyed gardening and flowers and especially being outdoors at their cabin in Townsend.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by one sister in infancy; one sister, Norma Budnik; one brother, Arlandt Luebke.  The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, April 7, 2008


RICHARD J. STANZEL Richard J. Stanzel, age 92, of 4529 Oaktree Court, Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at the Hannah Home, Manitowoc, where he resided since Thursday. Richard was born on May 4, 1918, in Manitowoc. He was the son of the late Frank and Theofila Kowalsky Stanzel. Richard attended Lincoln High School. He owned and operated Precision Tool and Engineering, Inc., in Two Rivers from 1955 until 1995. On June 18, 1941, he married Ethel A. Luebke at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Manitowoc. She preceded him in death on April 5, 2008. Richard was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was an avid fisherman, fishing in Wisconsin and Canada. Richard and his late wife Ethel built their cottage together in Townsend from the ground up. He was a devoted father and grandfather. He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law: Diane Stanzel and very special friend, Tony Packowski, Manitowoc, Dawn and Wally Bednarski, Sheboygan, Donna and Felix Ricco, Minnetonka, Minn.; six grandchildren; Rachelle (Chris Andersen) Nelson, Douglas (Karyn) Nelson, Lisa (Charles) Bagneski, Lori (Scott) Boesel, Cassandra Ricco, Jonathan Ricco; three great-grandchildren: Keegan and Alec Andersen, Anna Boesel; nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Ethel in 2008; 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Private funeral services for the family will be held at Knollwood Mausoleum on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Klingeisen officiating. Entombment will follow at the mausoleum. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, June 24, 2010



ALOYSIUS STEEBER Aloysius P. Steeber, age 86, a resident of 3100 Peto St., Manitowoc, entered into eternal life on Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at River's Bend Health and Rehabilition Center in Manitowoc. Aloysius was born on March 16, 1920, in Two Rivers to the late Louis and Catherine Baumgart Steeber. He farmed in Osman for more than 50 years on the home farm. He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Crop, the National Guard and Jehovah Witnesses. On July 11, 1940, Aloysius was inducted into the U.S. Army and served with the Manitowoc-Two Rivers famed Red Arrow Division under Gen. McArthur in the Pacific Theatre during World War II until his honorable discharge on Oct. 14, 1945. Aloysius also worked at the former Manitowoc Equipment Works and at Lauson Engine Division in New Holstein from where he retired in 1982. In 1947, he married the former Elaine H. Korbal in Manitowoc, and had 46 years together before her death on Dec. 1, 1994. They enjoyed spending their time traveling the world, visiting places throughout the United States, Mexico, Australia and later revisiting the Phillipines and New Guinea. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Aloysius was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Elaine, two sisters, and one great-great-grandchild. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. A prayer service will be led at 7:30 p.m. by Deacon Rich Bahnaman. The visitation will continue on Tuesday at Knollwood Chapel, 1500 Highway 310, from 10 a.m. until the start of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Elder Keith Burnett will officiate with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Military rites will be accorded by AMVET Post 99. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Cremation Center, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 4, 2007


EUGENE STEFFEN Eugene R. "Gene" Steffen, age 59, of 1726 Cedar Court, Manitowoc, died Tuesday morning, May 1, 2007, at the Manitowoc County Health Care Center after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Eugene was born on Aug. 29, 1947, in the town of Charlestown, Calumet County, son of Arthur and Alma Woelfel Steffen. He attended and graduated from St. Gregory's Catholic Grade School and St. Gregory's High School with the class of 1965. He attended the former Manitowoc Vocational School and Milwaukee Technical, graduating in 1969. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force. After his service, he was employed at the Tupperware Company in Kissimmee, Fla., the Hamilton Company in Two Rivers, and Vollrath Company in Sheboygan until his retirement. (Survivors omitted for privacy) He was preceded in death by his beloved sister: Donna Steffen; and his mother-in-law: Joyce Carle. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel, 1500 Highway 310, Manitowoc. The Rev. Janis Best and Deacon Jim Steffen, will officiate with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the Steffen family. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay; Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc; Aurora Medical Centers in Two Rivers and Green Bay; Dr. (private) and the Manitowoc County Health Care Center, for the wonderful care Eugene received. Herald Times Reporter, May 3, 2007


ESTHER STEGEMANN Esther I. Stegemann, age 89, of 2104 34th St., Two Rivers, died Sunday morning, Dec. 30, 2007, at her residence. Esther was born Sept. 19, 1918, in Two Rivers, a daughter of the late Edward and Ida Jagodensky Goetz. She attended schools in Two Rivers and was a graduate of Washington High School. On April 21, 1948, she married Earl Stegemann in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1997. Esther was employed for many years in the offices of Hamilton Manufacturing Co. in Two Rivers. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. William G. O'Brien officiated at the Mass of Christian Burial, and entombment was held in the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, assisted the Stegemann family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 2, 2008


WILLIAM R. STEGMANN William R. Stegmann, age 81, a Manitowoc resident, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 28, 2011 at his residence. Bill was born on October 6, 1929 in Sheboygan to the late William and Florine (Granzow) Stegmann. He graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1947. On July 11, 1952, Bill married Dolores Konkle in Milwaukee. Dolores preceded Bill in death on June 23, 1999. He enlisted with the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Following his service, Bill worked at Aluminum Specialty in Manitowoc for 40 years until his retirement in 1991. Bill then worked part time as a courier at Holy family Memorial Medical Center. He enjoyed spending his time fishing, hunting, playing cards, and going to his cottage up north. Bill was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Manitowoc. Survivors include seven children: Kathy (Pat) Higgins and Connie (William) Nolte, both of Milwaukee; Barbara (Eric John) Seny, San Antonio, TX; Michael (Judy) Stegmann, William J. (Paula) Stegmann, Ronald (Shari) Stegmann, and Sandra (Tod) Konseal, all of Manitowoc; 10 grandchildren: Hope, Todd, Joshua, Zachary, Angela, Jamie, Becky, Eric, Amy and Josiah; twelve great grandchildren; a special friend in his dog Max; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Dolores; daughter: Sarah; one brother: Robert; and one sister: Gloria. The family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The visitation will continue on Friday at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Glen Rezachek will officiate with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Online condolences can be sent to www.harriganparksidefuneralhome .com Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, no date cited.


RICHARD W. STEINHARDT Richard W. Steinhardt, age 93, died Thursday morning, March 28, 2013, at the Hamilton Care Center, Two Rivers. Richard was born February 11, 1920, in the city of Plymouth, son of the late Adolph and Selma (Elmermann) Steinhardt. He married Jeanne Deau on March 6, 1943, in Plymouth. She preceded him in death on September 24, 1979. On September 12, 1980, he married Sylvia Behrens and she preceded him in death on April 24, 2009. Richard was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Church. He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1938 and entered the Armed Forces (U.S. Coast Guard) during World War II. He was a Yeoman, first class, serving from September 9, 1941 thru February 19, 1946. He was employed as a Teamster driver for thirty-one years before retiring in 1980. He volunteered his time as a driver with the Senior Center. He also belonged to the YMCA health facility and he loved to walk. He put on many miles walking the sidewalks of Two Rivers. Richard was a member of the Happy Hoppers Dance Club. Richard loved his family deeply. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law; Scott (Carol) Steinhardt of Summerfield, FL.; Kip (Mary) Steinhardt of Waterford; three daughters and sons-in-law: Sally (William) Ladish of Brookfield, and Lisbeth, Betsy (Steven) Rezachek of Two Rivers; Kathy (Randy) Leider of Fond du Lac; ten grandchildren: Suzette (Doug) Zimmerman, Shane (Julie) Steinhardt, Shelly (Brian) Brocher, Shaun (Bree) Rezachek and Ryan Rezachek, Matthew Ladish and Lisa (Tony), Gahn, Dawn Wolff, Heather (Tim) Dietrich and William (Kim) Leider. Also survived by great grandchildren: Dakota Rezachek, Karlina and Alyssa Zimmerman, Adalah and Karstaen Rezachek, Chase Brocher, Amanda Schodeberg, Kristin and Meagan Wolff, Cole and Ty Dietrich and Randy Leider; and a soon-t-be gret grand-daughter. He is further survived by a niece and nephew and other relatives and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his grandson, Aaron Rezachek in 2005, a step-son, Wiliam Behrens, and one brother and sister-in-law, Phillip and Alice Steinhardt. PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES for the family will be held at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home and at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum where the body will be laid to rest. THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.kleinandstanel.com The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank the Hamilton Care Center for the wonderful and compassionate care they provided for our Dad. They are truly angels helping families through difficult times. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, no date cited.


SHIRLEY STELZER Shirley M. Stelzer, age 57, of 5215 Danmar Road, Whitelaw, died Wednesday morning, October 25, 1995, at her residence, following a lingering illness. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 1995, at the Saur Funeral Home, Kellnersville. Rev. Richard H. Heymen will officiate with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. She was born January 7, 1938, in Kellnersville, Wis., daughter of the late Charles and Helen Hartel Johnson II. She attended schools in Two Rivers, graduating from the Washington High School. Shirley was employed for many years at the Mirro Aluminum Company and more recently at the Lakeside Packing Company, Manitowoc, retiring in January of 1995, due to illness. She married Lawrence Stelzer Jr., December of 1978, at Waukegan, Ill. Survivors include her husband: two sons, Travis and Trent Stelzer, at home; a step-son, Larry Stelzer III, Manitowoc; two daughters, Wendy Paider, Manitowoc, Kelilyn Stelzer, Maple Grove; six grandchildren, Stacy, Daniel, Raquel, Katie, Troy and Sierra; three brothers and two sisters-in-aw, Jerome and Delores Johnson, Two Rivers, Floyd and Mary Johnson, Two Rivers, Charles Johnson III, Waldo, Wis.; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Linda Knotek, Racine, Wis., Carol and LeRoy Smith, Tisch Mills, Wis., Sharon and Everett Lambert, Kenosha, Wis., Rita and Richard Longhini, Manitowoc. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Rodd Paider and two brothers, Russel and Kenneth Johnson. Friends may call at the Saur Funeral Home, Kellnersville from 5-8 p.m. on Friday (TONIGHT) and on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, no date cited.


ROCHELLE D. STOCK Rochelle D. Stock, age 65, of 312 Woodridge Place, Manitowoc, entered eternal life with her family by her side on Saturday morning, April 3, 2010, at the family residence. Rochelle was born on May 21, 1944, in Two Rivers. She was the daughter of Hildegarde (Weyer) Buechner and the late Elmer Buechner. Rochelle was a graduate of Lincoln High School with the class of 1962. On July 11, 1964, she married David Stock at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Newtonburg. Her career was in the field of nursing with Holy Family Memorial Medical Center and the Hannah Home. Rochelle also was employed with Bestway in Newton and also for more than 40 years she did the office and clerical work for her husband's company, David Stock Trucking. From January 2000 to July 2004, Rochelle traveled with her husband, David, all over the 48 Continental United States hauling classic cars. Rochelle was a member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church where she also was a member of the Ladies Aid and mixed choir. She is survived by her husband of 45 years: David; one son and daughter-in-law: Larry and Vicki Stock, Two Rivers, Wis.; one daughter and son-in-law: Cheryl and Todd Johnston, Manitowoc, Wis.; her mother: Hildegarde Buechner, Manitowoc, Wis.; two grandchildren: Brette Petkevicius and her fiancé, Joel Donlon; Trevor Fredell-Stock; three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Roger and Sandy Buechner, Manitowoc, Wis.; Dale and Marge Buechner, Redding, Calif.; David Buechner and special friend Wendy, Green Bay, Wis.; nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father: Elmer Buechner. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, 7531 English Lake Road, town of Newton. Officiating will be the Rev. Victor Headrick with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, from 5 to 8 p.m. and also on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate memorials to be directed to St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church or Holiday House. The family would like to convey their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Grifitt and his staff at Aurora Bay Care Center, Green Bay. The family would also like to recognize with heartfelt thanks their angels Dawn, Sheila and Tiffany from the Aurora VNA Hospice in Green Bay. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter April 4, 2010



BERTHA E. STRUTZ Bertha E. Strutz, age 89, of 13303 Lakeshore Road, Two Rivers, peacefully entered into eternal life early on Tuesday morning, Aug. 19, 2008, at the Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Bertha was born on Aug. 24, 1918, in Houghton, Mich., a daughter of the late Arnold and Mildred (Francis) Montangue. She attended schools in Michigan, graduating from Chassell High School in 1936. On June 29, 1944, she married Stanley Richards in Chassell, Mich., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 1980. She then married Frederick "Fritz" Strutz on May 5, 1984, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Creeks. He also preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1991. Bertha was employed at Paragon Electric Company for more than 25 years, until her retirement. She remained very active in her retirement years as a member of the Two Rivers Lioness Club, Two Rivers Senior Citizens, and the Lakeview-Twin Elder Homemakers. She was a long-time, faithful member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Two Creeks and the Dorcas Society, she loved playing cribbage, and was a member of several card clubs. She also enjoyed playing dartball, and was a former member of both Lenny's II and the Two Rivers Senior Center teams. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her two husbands, she was also preceded in death by two brothers. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Creeks. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Maurice Hoppe, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, from 5 until 8 p.m. on Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2008, and at the church on Friday morning after 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials in Bertha's name may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church in Two Creeks. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 20, 2008


SHIRLEY STUECK Shirley I. Wilsmann, age 81, of 7930 Thunder Road, Manitowoc, died Friday evening Sept. 28, 2007, at her residence. She was born on June 16, 1926, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Stanley and Irene Simons Gunderson. Shirley graduated from Two Rivers Washington High School with the class of 1944. She then graduated from Silver Lake College with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. On June 28, 1947, she married Gordon Stueck at Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death in 1993. On Aug. 24, 1996, she married Elmer Wilsmann at Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. She was the first-grade teacher at O.H. Schultz School in Mishicot for 27 years, retiring in 1990. Shirley was a lifelong member of Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. She was very active in the church as a member of the choir, and also as the choir director for several years. She was a member of the Cato V.F.W. Auxiliary Post. Shirley enjoyed playing cards and reading. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Shirley also was preceded in death by two brothers: Gerald and Lynn Gunderson; two sisters: Jean Torrens and Edith Ruthmansdorfer. The family will greet relatives and friends from 9 until 11 a.m. on Tuesday Oct. 2, 2007, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Sonia Alvarado. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum on Tuesday. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Holy Family Hospice for their care and compassion shown towards Shirley and her family. Memorials may be made to Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 30, 2007


DOROTHY E. STUHR Dorothy E. Stuhr, age 993, former Mishicot resident, currently a resident of the Wisteria Haus, of Two Rivers, entered into eternal rest Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the Aurora Medical Center of Two Rivers. Dorothy was born December 6, 1918 in Cleveland, WI to the late Edward and Louise (Jaehnig) Sixel. She was a graduate of the Marathon High School and attended Ripon College, UW Stevens Point and graduated from UW Oshkosh with a BS degree in education. Dorothy married Harold William Stuhr on November 13, 1944 at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, in the town of Hamburg, in Marathon County and he preceded her in death November 10, 1986. She taught in Marathon County for 6 years. Dorothy and Harold moved to Mishicot in 1951 where she taught for the Mishicot school District for 29 years at Schultz Elementary School. Dorothy was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, and also belonged to the WRGEA, MCREA, and the Ladies Bible Hour of the church. She enjoyed crafts of plastic canvas, playing cards, and bingo. She also enjoyed traveling around to various states and Europe during her retirement. She is survived by her son, Edward (Barbara) Stuhr, of Two Rivers, two grandchildren, Kristin (Joel) Stuhr Moots of West Allis, and Daniel Stuhr, of Mishicot, two great-grandchildren, Ashlyn and Nathan Mootz, and is further survived by two sisters-in-law, Leona (Herbert) Wachholz, of Friendship, WI, Mildred Ermis of Milwaukee, WI, and nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was also preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine (Cliff) Karrels. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, with the Reverend Robert Johannes officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends after 9:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church, until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. There will be no Wednesday evening visitation. Dorothy’s family would like to express a very special thank you to the entire staff of the Wisteria Haus, of Two Rivers, for the excellent care, and compassion provided to Dorothy for the past nine years. Your kindness will always be remembered. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund of Mishicot. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. No newspaper cited.


EDWARD A. SUESS Edward A. Suess, age 87, of 1156 S. Main St., Mishicot, entered into eternal rest on Monday evening, Sept. 21, 2009, at the Aurora Medical Center of Two Rivers, surrounded by his loving family. Eddy was born on Jan. 22, 1922, in Pilsen to the late Mike and Rose Stodola Suess. He was a graduate of the Luxemburg High School and graduated with the class of 1939. He married the former Dorothy Kralovetz on May 10, 147, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pilsen. Eddy farmed the family homestead farm in Pilsen and later worked for the Hamilton Manufacturing Co. in the order entry and detailing departments. He truly enjoyed his work there. He was a member of the Manitowoc Handicap Board for 20 years and served on the Mishicot School Board for 24 years; he worked for 17 years as a bartender at Machuts. Eddy liked all sports but especially enjoyed playing softball. He also liked dancing and was a member of the Happy Hopper’s Dance Club. Eddy delivered meals to area residents with the Meals on Wheels program. He also enjoyed gardening and caring for his lawn. His yard was his pride and joy. He was so proud of his family. Survivors include his loving wife: Dorothy; two daughters and one son-in-law: Kathy Theiss and her fiancé Herbert “Jim” Bruseth, both of Francis Creek; Sherry and Robert Nebel, of Deerfield; one son and daughter-in-law: Les and Audrey Suess, of Manitowoc. Six grandchildren: David (Raylynn) Theiss, Daniel Theiss, Amanda Jamie) Lambert, Jonathon Suess, Eric and Andrew Nebel; two great-grandchildren: Haiden Theiss and Tristan Lambert. He is further survived by one brother: Robert Suess, of Pilsen; two sisters-in-law: Marlene Kralovetz, of Ellisville, Julia Suess, of Francis Creek; and by his nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant son; a son-in-law: Charles Theiss; and by his brothers: Jim (Mary) Suess, Frank (Theresa) Suess, Leo Suess, Julius (Marie) Suess, Mike (Marge) Suess; and by his sister: Rose (Ray) Roldt. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot, with the Rev. Paul Paider officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Wisconsin 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Friday at the church until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Thursday evening visitation. A memorial fund has been established in his name. The Lambert Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Suess family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 23, 2009



HERBERT SUTTNER Herbert L. Suttner, age 92, of Tecumseh Road New Holstein, WI died Sunday March 25, 2007 at the Calumet Homestead in New Holstein. He was born October 17, 1914 in rural Charlesburg, WI the son of the late Joseph & Mary (Eckes) Suttner. He was the 2nd of 7 children. Herbert attended St. Charles Catholic Grade School in Charlesburg. On April 27th 1938 he married the late Rosetta Meyer at St. Anna Catholic Church by Rev. Joseph Bartema. The couple celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in April of 2006. Rosetta preceded Herbert in death on July 26, 2006. Herbert and Rosetta farmed in rural New Holstein for about 30 years. He was also employed at various local factories including the Hart Carter Co. of Lauson Engines, Brillion Iron Works and the Kiel Foundry Co. Herbert enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching football and Becks Bier. Herbert and Rosetta visited all 50 states and 18 countries in Africa, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Herbert is the father of and survived by JoAnn (Lee) Schneider of Crystal Lake, Harlee Suttner and Lonald (Pat) Suttner who reside locally and a foster son, Alvin Hopfensperger of Appleton; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; his brother, Paul Suttner of Curtiss, WI; 4 sisters, Tracilla Brandel of CA, Dolores Shaver & Rosemary Suttner both of West Bend, and Emily (Jerry) Krug of Jackson, WI; 4 sister's-in-law, Erna (Henry) Thiedeman of Wilkes Lake, Virginia Kandler of Colgate, WI, Evangeline Meyer of Chilton and Janet (Nick) Steinmetz of Chilton. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his brother, Cyril (Thelma) Suttner; brother's-in-law, Donald Brandel, Hugo Shaver, Leonard Kandler, Orville Reichardt, Harvey Meyer, Robert Meyer, Clarence (Marie) Meyer, Alfred (Jane) Meyer, Raymond (Gertrude) Meyer and Sylvan Meyer; his sister's-in-law, Helen Suttner and Marion Meyer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday March 31, 2007 at St. Anna Catholic Church in St. Anna. Rev. Harold Berryman, Pastor, will officiate. Entombment will be at the Knollwood Mausoleum in rural Manitowoc. Online Obituary.


ROSETTA SUTTNER Rosetta Suttner, age 84, of Tecumseh Road New Holstein died Wednesday July 26, 2006 at the Calumet Homestead in New Holstein. She was born August 18, 1921 in rural St. Anna, WI the daughter of the late Frank & Margaret Dorn Meyer; she was the 6th of 10 children. Rosetta attended St. Anna Catholic School. Rosetta married Herbert Suttner of Charlesburg on April 27, 1938 at St. Anna Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph Bartema; the couple celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary this past April 2006. Herbert & Rosetta farmed in rural New Holstein for about 30 years and Rosetta was employed at A.T. Hipke & Sons Canning Co. and Tecumseh Products until her retirement. She was a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Rosary Church in New Holstein and led the Rosary at the Calumet Homestead and Marion Devotions. She was a regular at Perpetual Chapel in Chilton and devotions at St. John and was a member of the Holy Rosary Christian Women's Society. Rosetta enjoyed sewing, being a self sufficient homemaker, an energetic horticulturist and loved traveling. Rosetta and Herbert visited all 50 states and 18 countries in Africa, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She was devoted to her grandchildren. Rosetta is the mother of and is survived by Jo Ann (Lee) Schneider of Crystal Lake, Harlee Suttner and Lonald (Pat) Suttner who reside locally and a foster son, Alvin Hopfensperger of Appleton; 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Erna Thiedeman of Wilkes Lake and Virginia Kandler of Colgate, WI and most importantly her loving and devoted husband Herbert. She was preceded in death by her parents, 6 brothers, Sylvan, Clarence, Raymond, Alfred, Robert and Harvey; a sister Marion; 2 brother's-in-law, Orville Reichardt formerly of Wilkes Lake and Leonard "Jack" Kandler of Colgate, WI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday July 29, 2006 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in New Holstein. The Rev. Harold Berryman, Pastor, will officiate. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc. Online Obituary.


DONALD SVACINA Donald (Swatzie) Svacina, age 66, of 334 Elm St., in Reedsville, died on Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday Sept. 8, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Whitelaw. The Rev. James Jugenheimer will officiate. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Wieting Funeral Home, 15 Seventh St., in Reedsville from 4 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday September 7, and then at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Whitelaw on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of mass. There will be an AMVET service at 6 p.m. and a parish prayer service at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. He was born Jan. 26, 1938 in Manitowoc County, son of the late Roman and Emily (Fritch) Svacina. He was a 1955 graduate of Valders High School and served in the United States Army as a sergeant from 1957 to 1960. He married Diane Bennington on Nov. 11, 1961 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Whitelaw. They owned and operated Swatzies Bar in Reedsville. He was also employed at Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry in Manitowoc for over 27 years, retiring in 2000. Don enjoyed his winters at Park Place in Mesa, Arizona, fishing with friends, woodworking, playing cards, deer hunting, and was an avid Packer and Cub fan. He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Whitelaw and a past member of the Reedsville fire department for 31 years where he served as fire chief for 15 years. He was a charter member of AMVETS Post 1032 of Reedsville and served as commander. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife Diane, his children and their spouses: Cindy Svacina of Wautoma, Lynn (Scott) Romenesko of DePere; Brian (Nicole) Svacina of St. Nazianz, Julie Svacina of Stevens Point; five grandchildren: Nicole, Carmody, Stephanie Coppens, Caleb and Reilly Romenesko and Brad Svacina; four brothers: Arnold Svacina of Hillsboro; Lloyd (Yvonne) Svacina of Wausau, Mary Svacina of Wautoma, Norb Svacina of Fond du Lac; a sister-in-law, Chrlotte Olson of Ala., and many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Michael, his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Bob and Elsie Bennington; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Eleanor Svacina, Carol Bennington-Kiel and Ross Olson. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. McGovern and the entire staff at Green Bay Oncology, and Michelle, Deb, Cindy and Barb from Unity Hospice. For those I love and for those who love me When I am gone, release me, let me go. I have so many things to see and do. You mustn’t tie yourself to me with tears. Be happy that we had so many years. I gave you my love, you can only guess How much you gave me in happiness. I thank you for the love you all have shown. But now it’s time to travel alone. So grieve a while for me, if grieve you must. Then let your grief be comforted by trust. It’s only for a while that we must part, so Bless the memories that lie within your heart. We love you and will miss you Dad. Herald Times Reporter, September 5, 2004



FRANCES F. SWEJKAR Frances F. Swejkar, age 103, a longtime resident of Two Rivers, died peacefully on Monday afternoon, April 6, 2009, at Harmony Living Center, Manitowoc. Frances was born on June 13, 1905, in Czechoslovakia, daughter of the late Alois & Anna (Podhornik) Rehak. She married Emil Swejkar in 1949, in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1983. Survivors include six nieces: Lois Williams and Nancy Wagner, both of Two Rivers; Marie Marken and Mary Krajnik, both of Manitowoc; Betty Dunn, Mishicot; and Michalene Ferron, Kewaunee; three nephews: Michael Rehak, Chicago; Mark Rehak, Oshkosh; and Gary Rehak, Appleton; several great nieces and great nephews also survive. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers: Mary Marken, Bette Gilbert, Anna Wesler, and Albert, Louis, Henry, and Joseph Rehak. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009, at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Sonia Alvarado, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, after 9:30 a.m. Thursday until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. There will be no visitation this evening. Special thanks to the friends and family at Harmony Living Center, Manitowoc for the wonderful care and compassion extended to Frances. Your kindness was much appreciated. Herald Times Reporter April 8, 2009 ******** Inadvertently omitted from the complete obituary for Frances Swejkar, age 103, who died on Monday, April 6, 2009, at the Harmony Living Center, Manitowoc, was a sister-in-law, Ruth Rehak of Kewaunee. We are sorry for the omission. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, assisted the Swejkar family. Herald Times Reporter April 10, 2009


WALTER SWIGER Walter A. Swiger, age 84, of 1110 Lake Lane, Manitowoc, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Donald Staude, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. Walter was born November 21, 1915, in Clarksburg, W. Va., son of the late Austin and Julia Lyons Swiger. Walter served in the United States Army for five years following his graduation from high school and also served in the United States Navy during World War II. He married Margaret Sampont Nelson in 1948. On April 29, 1967 he married Evelyn NcDonald in Kenosha, Wis. Walter was a shop supervisor with A.O. Smith Co. and also at Harnischfeger Industries, retiring in 1981. He was an active member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church and was also a member of V.F.W. Post #10509 in Greendale, Wis., American Legion Drews-Bleser Post #88, Manitowoc and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #706 Manitowoc. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Swiger, Manitowoc; one son and daughter-in-law, (private, Franklin, one brother, Jennings Swiger, West Virginia; other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one brother, Brooks and three sisters, Ersie, Jule and Beulah. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church on Tuesday morning, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter Sunday, June 11, 2000 pg. A2


ROSE M. TADDY Rose M. Taddy, age 91, formerly of 2423 Cty. O, Two Rivers, currently a resident of St. Mary’s Home, Manitowoc, died peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. 18, 2009, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Rose was born June 3, 1918, in Casco, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Hostak) Lukes. She attended the Rose Bud School in rural Kewaunee. On Nov. 13, 1940, she married Raymond J. Taddy in Casco. He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1995. Rose worked as a domestic housekeeper for Dr. Dishmaker for a number of years and later worked in the Laundry department at the Two Rivers Community Hospital. She retired from Schwartz Manufacturing Co. where she worked for 15 years from 1965 to 1980. She was a longtime member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church where she was a member of the Ladies Society, the crafters of St. Luke’s and the Resurrection choir. She was currently a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Parish. Rose also enjoyed sewing, gardening and doing crossword puzzles. Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law: Betty and Walter Fink, Two Rivers; Dolores Tetzlaff, Two Rivers; and Rose Kocourek, Collins; three sons: Michael Taddy, Maribel; David Taddy and Louis R. Taddy, both of Manitowoc; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She is further survived by five sisters-in-law: Blanche Lukes, Algoma; Leona Lukes, Kewaunee; Rita Londo, Two Rivers, Sr. Dolores Taddy, C.S.A., Fond du Lac, and Avis Taddy, of Two Rivers; and one brother-in-law: Victor Taddy, Two Rivers; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and her husband she was also preceded in death by a daughter: Pat Kornely and eight brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 3218 Tannery Rd., Two Rivers. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. William G. O’Brien with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. There will be no Tuesday evening visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rose’s name may be made to the Bell Tower Fund at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church or the Two Rivers Ecumenical Pantry. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Taddy family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 20, 2009


SYLVIA TADDY Sylvia M. Taddy, age 75, of 8214 Hwy. O,Two Rivers, died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Sylvia was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Clem and Evelyn (Kotarek) Gehrke. On Sept. 25, 1954, she married Victor Taddy at St. Luke Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Sylvia was employed at Aluminum Goods, later known as Mirro, prior to the couple’s marriage. She was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman and the VFW Auxiliary of Two Rivers. Sylvia was an avid gardener and loved flowers. Survivors include her husband: Victor Taddy, Two Rivers; her children: Jennie and Jody Smith, Manitowoc; Evelyn Taddy, St. Paul, Minn.; Francis Taddy, Two Rivers; Christopher Taddy and his fiancée, Kathy, Two Rivers; Theresa and Bill Schmidt, Manitowoc; Theodore and Linda Taddy, Two Rivers; Victor Taddy Jr. and special friend, John, Menasha; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister-in-law: Clem and Carol Gehrke, Two Rivers; Frank Gehrke, Two Rivers; numerous brothers-in-law; sister-in-law; nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and her beloved dog, Max, also survive. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday March 6, 2005 where a prayer service will be held at 5 p.m. led by the Rev. William O’Brien followed by a VFW Auxiliary service. The visitation will continue on Monday morning at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 10:30 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 7, 2005 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O’Brien with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center is assisting the Taddy family with funeral arrangements. She was a wonderful wife, a loving mom, grandma and great-grandma. She will be greatly missed by her family. Don’t’ worry ma, we will keep the flowers blooming in your memory. Herald Times Reporter, March 5, 2005


ARTHUR TADYCH Arthur “Archie” Tadych, age 85, of 1131 S. 35th St., Manitowoc, died on Tuesday morning, Aug. 24, 2010, at Shady Lane Nursing Care center, Manitowoc, where he resided for the past three weeks. He was born on Feb. 5, 1925, in Manitowoc, son of the late Josephine (Kaminski) Tadych. Archie attended St. Mary Parochial Grade School and was a graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School, class of 1943. Archie proudly served his country with the United States Army in the 75th Infantry Division as a medical corpman in the European Theatre during World War II. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star and received his honorable discharge in 1946. On Aug. 4, 1948, he married the former Elaine Doolan at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Maple Grove. She preceded him in death on May 28, 1997. He was employed with Mirro Aluminum Company of Manitowoc for 41 years until his retirement in 1987. Archie was a charter and life member of the AmVets Post No. 99. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law: Jean and Gene Karl, Mishicot, Judy and Bill Braun, Whitelaw; and a brother-in-law; Edgar Nate, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law: Florette (Korky) Nate; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Clem and Marion Doolan. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday Aug. 28, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Klingeisen with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. Graveside Military Rite will be accorded by AmVets Post No. 99. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. An AmVets Post No. 99 service will be held at 6:45 p.m. followed by a prayer service led by Deacon Rich Bahnaman. The family will also greet relatives and friends Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the morning prayer service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Archie truly enjoyed watching the Packer’s with Steve, his Thursdays at the AmVets with his friends, his daughter Jean’s cooking, Christmas at Judy and Bill’s, time “up north” with his son-in-law Gene, and his special grand dog Kelly, who he always called “Grandpa’s girl.” The family would also like to thank the staff and employees of Shady Lane for their support and compassionate care. Also, to Dr. Gary Schmidt for his thirty plus years as his physician. Jean, Judy, Gene and Bill would especially like to thank his wonderful neighbors, Steve and Katie Lietner, without whom he wouldn’t have been able to stay in his home as long as he did. You meant so much to him. You two were a second family to him and he loved you both dearly. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 25, 2010



ELMER J. TECHE Elmer J. Teche, age 101, a longtime resident and businessman, went to join his beloved Anna in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, from hospice at Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc. Elmer was born in Lena on March 3, 1907, son of the late George and Emma (Wishka) Teche. He traveled as a young man to Chicago and first learned how to build and repair industrial engines. He returned to Wisconsin, married the former Anna Dembsky on Feb. 12, 1929, and took a sales position in Milwaukee with a food wholesaler. Later he accepted a position with Berkedal and Shimek in Manitowoc, a wholesale candy and tobacco distributor, where he was first in sales and later in sales management. Elmer retired from there after 45 years of service. The number of people he came to know in his travels was vast. He could not go anywhere in the area without running into someone he knew. He was fondly remembered as the "Candy Man." He had a passion for the outdoors and growing things. For many years he and Anna raised and sold a variety of things from their acreage east of the city. They were mostly known for raising and providing strawberries and raspberries to local residents and merchants. They kept a pristinely manicured home, yard and garden on Rapids Road until the unexpected passing of Anna in December 2001. Since that time Elmer has been a resident of St. Mary's Home, first in assisted living and later in full nursing care. He is survived by a brother: George Teche, Rockford, Ill.; a daughter-in-law: Doris Teche, Janesville; three grandchildren: David and Beverly Teche, Lincoln, Neb.; Greg Teche, Mukwonago; Diane and Don Gile, Baraboo; nine great-grandchildren, fifteen great-great-grandchildren, plus numerous nieces and nephews. He also was preceded in death by a son, William, a brother, Jim, two sisters, Rose and Liz, and a granddaughter, Mary Lynne Hess. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dan Felton with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009. The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements Herald Times Reporter February 9, 2009


SALLY S. THELEN Sally S. Thelen, age 96, of Manitowoc, died on Sunday, May 13, 2012, in Sturgeon Bay. Sally was born on August 13, 1915, in St. John, WI, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Lauer) Thiel. She graduated from Appleton High School with the class of 1933 and Oshkosh State Teacher’s College in 1935. Sally married Herbert M. Thielen on February 9, 1946, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in St. John. He preceded her in death on April 14, 2003. Sally was employed at Montgomery Wards for 46 years until her retirement as office manager in 1983. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish and the Christian Mothers. Over a 50 year span, Sally served as a volunteer for St. Vincent DePaul, Holy Innocents, and Holy Family Memorial Hospital. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law: Tom (Gail) Thielen, Adrian, MI; one daughter, Mary Lueck and special friend Gary Stuebs, Sturgeon Bay; two grandchildren, Matt (Allison) Farra, Lansing, MI; Andy (Michelle) Farra, Chicago, Ill.; three great grandchildren: Payton Tipton, Adrian, MI, Caitlin Farra, Lansing, MI: Maya Farra, Chicago, Ill.; two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law: Hazel Thiel, Winneconne; Ann (Wally) Stemper, New Holstein. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband: Herbert M. Thielen; two brothers and one sister-in-law: Alex (Betty) Thiel; Gilbert Thiel; six sisters and five brothers-in-law: Verona (Frank) Jenny; Walburga “Bob” (Clarence) Mueller; Delphine (Henry) Herbeck; Laura (Harvey) Nash; Mary Ann (William) Foxgrover; Sr. Rita Thiel; and infant sister Catherine Thiel; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Lester (Hildgard) Thielen. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at St. Francis of Assisi-Waldo Site, North 14th Street and Waldo Boulevard, Manitowoc, Rev. Daniel Felton and Rev. Gerald Foley will concelebrate the Mass of Christian Burial with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, 1500 Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. The Reinbold and Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the Thielen family. Online condolences may be sent to www.jenreinboldandpfeffer.com Memorials may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Holy Family Memorial Medical Center or Felician Village. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Felician Village and Ministry Door County Medical Center for all their compassionate care given to Sally. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


EVELYN THIEL Evelyn M. “Ezz” Thiel, age 85, of Two Rivers, died Wednesday evening, September 26, 2012, at her residence. Evelyn was born October 22, 1926, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late William and Cora (Barrand) Schultz. She married Lester R. Thiel in Evanston, IL. He preceded her in death on June 1, 2008. Evelyn attended St. John Lutheran schools and graduated with the class of 1940. She then attended Washington High School, Two Rivers, graduating with the Class of 1944. Evelyn was employed at Paragon Electric Company, retiring after 21 years. She was a member of the V.F.W. Women’s Auxiliary and was an avid Brewer and Packer fan. In her younger years she enjoyed bowling, basketball, and softball. Evelyn was a lifetime member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church and a member of the Two Rivers Historical Society. Survivors include her children: Brad (Lynn) Thiel, Valders; Sandy Thiel (special friend Mike DuMont), Brookfield; five grandchildren: Angela (Tim) Wein, Mike (Simmi) Urbanek, Erin (Jeremy) Schroeder, Matt (special friend Molly Beller) Urbanek, Cody Thiel; six great grandchildren: Trevor, Carson, Noah, Jackson, Kinsey and Ethan; one sister: Sharon Reedy, Ocala,FL.; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Dale (Jackie) Schultz, Glen (Bernice) Schultz, all of Two Rivers: and three sisters-in-law: Marion Malek, Shirley Graykowski and Marion Thiel, all of Manitowoc. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Hilton Flavin, Marvin Schultz; four sisters: Elaine Wagner, Lucille Kopetsky, Verna Ernst, and Marilyn Ciha. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 1, 2012, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Dan Walters with entombment to follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, September 30, 2012, at the Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, from Noon until 3:00 p.m. The visitation will continue on Monday, October 1, 2012, at church from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family by visiting www.kleinandstangel.com In lieu of flowers, any donations in Evelyn’s name will be donated by the family to her favorite charities. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



LESTER R. THIEL Lester R. Thiel, age 89, of 2611 8th St., Two Rivers, died on Sunday evening, June 1, 2008, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc.  Lester was born on Oct. 29, 1918, in Valders, son of the late Arthur and Anna (Rammer) Thiel. He attended the Valders school system. Lester was a veteran during War World II, serving in the U.S. Army with the Military Police. He then married Evelyn Schultz in Evanston; Ill. Lester was employed with the Kahlenberg Brothers Company of Two Rivers for 30 years and also owned and operated Thiel Vending for more than 40 years. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to his parents; three sisters; eight brothers; a daughter-in-law and a son-in-law preceded him in death. A prayer service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 5, 2008, at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Officiating over the prayer service for comfort of those who mourn will be the Rev. David Arndt. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc, where the Two Rivers V.F.W and American Legion Posts will accord military honors. The family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the prayer service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Lester's name for the benefit of the National Kidney Foundation. Herald Times Reporter, June 3, 2008  


BILLIE ANN THOMAS Billie Ann Thomas, age 57, of 2019 S. 9th St., Manitowoc, died on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at her residence. She was born on Feb. 8, 1953, in Winkle, Ill., daughter of Dorris "Sis" Harris Edwards and the late Vernon Edwards. Billie Ann was a dental assistant for many years in Sheboygan. Survivors include her significant other: John Wester Jr., Manitowoc; two sons and daughters-in-law; Michael and Paula Thomas, Manitowoc, Timothy and Angel Thomas, Appleton; one daughter; Becky homas, Manitowoc; one stepson; Tim Wester, Two Rivers; one stepdaughter and stepson-in-law; Shelly and Preston Preston, Manitowoc; six grandchildren; Michaela, Parker, Joey, Addison, Madison and Bryson; her mother; Dorris "Sis" Edwards, Swanwick, Ill.; one brother and sister-in-law; Randy and Robin Edwards, Pinckneyville, Ill.; one sister and brother in-law; Diana and Jon Huggins, Swanwick, Ill. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive Billie Ann was also preceded in death by her husband; Craig Morgan Thomas in 1980. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday June 4, 2010, at Wesley United Methodist Church, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Nancy Dvorachek with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, (TODAY) June 3, 2010, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The visitation will continue on Friday morning from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, Manitowoc. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter June 3, 2010


ETHELYN M. THOMAS Ethelyn M. Thomas, age 89, of 2501 14th Street, Two Rivers, died Saturday evening, July 2, 2011 at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County. Ethelyn was born February 22, 1922 in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Joseph H. and Lillian E. (Mueller) Schacherl. On April 1, 1943 she married Richard A. Thomas at st. Luke’s Catholic Church, Two Rivers. He preceded her in death on December 30, 1999. Ethelyn was a member of Z.C.B.J. Bohemian Lodge and the altar society of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. She was a member of the St. Jude League. Ethelyn enjoyed playing Bridge, cooking and baking which she shared with many friend and family. On June 20, 1953, she was crowned queen of the Two Rivers High School Alumni Association’s “Coronation Ball” held at the Hamilton Community House. Survivors include two daughters: Susan Kronforst, Marysville, WA; and Mary Jo Thomas Buckel, San Diego, CA; two grandchildren: Kimberly Kronforst, Marysville, WA; Charles Kronforst, Soldotna, Alaska; son-in-law: Victor Buckel, San Diego, CA: two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Lowell and Dorothy Thomas, Seymour, WI, Francis and Pat Thomas, Pella, WI,; and her beloved dog, Noel. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ethelyn was preceded in death by one son-in-law Paul Kronforst and one nephew, Brian Thomas. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2011 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Thomas. Entombment of Ethelyn’s cremated remains will take place at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, town of Kossuth, at a later date. The family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers is assisting the Thomas family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.


BARBARA ELLEN THOMPSON Barbara Ellen Thompson, age 74, a resident of Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Barbara was born August 2, 1938 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. She was the daughter of the late Delphin and Edith Sullivan Tietz. She attended school in Sauk Rapids and Waite Park, Minnesota and furthered her education at McLinley and St. Cloud High School graduating with the class of 1955. She then became employed with Franklin Manufacturing in St. Cloud, Minnesota. IN 1977 she moved to Two Rivers and was employed with Manitowoc Engineering from 1978 until she retired in 1998. On December 30, 1956 she married John J. Thompson at Methodist church in Waite Park, Minnesota. He preceded her in death on December 18, 2003. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Bob J. and Kim Thompson, Whitelaw, WI; Barry C. and Michelle Thompson, Mishicot, WI; one daughter: Lynn L. Szydel, Manitowoc, WI; five grandchildren: Briana Timreck, Leighton Thompson, Corbin Szydel, Clara Szydel and Dallas Ploeckelman; one great grandchild: Julian Timreck; one sister: Gaylene Striet, St. Cloud, MN; nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers: Robert Tietz and Steven Walkley; one brother-in-law: Arnold Striet. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Thomas Dunham with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Immediately following the funeral services a luncheon will be held at the Harrigan Parkside Gathering Center located on the south property of the funeral home. There will be a visitation for relatives and friends at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Friday, August 24, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and also at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 10:30. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.harriganparksidefuneralhome.com. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



JOYCE F. THOMPSON Joyce F. (Skubal) Thompson, age 90, formerly of 1221 Flambeau St., Manitowoc, and currently a resident of St. Mary's Home, died on Tuesday night, Oct. 14, 2008, at St. Mary's Home. Joyce was born on Feb. 14, 1918, in Mishicot, daughter of the late Anton and Julia (Jirasek) Skubal. She graduated from eighth grade from the Pleasantview School, Mishicot, and from the Manitowoc Vocational School, with her high school diploma. She married Clarence "Tom" Thompson on April 24, 1948, at St. John's United Church of Christ, Manitowoc, by the Rev. Paul Blaufuss. Clarence preceded her in death on July 19, 2000. She was employed at the Mirro Aluminum Goods Company for 28 years. Joyce was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ and the Women's Guild. Joyce and Clarence enjoyed traveling, sightseeing, going on cruises, and above all, were passionate about dancing. They belonged to various dancing clubs. Joyce was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking and canning produce from her garden. She was a dedicated Chicago Cubs fan and stuck with them through thick and thin. Joyce also was an ardent and loyal Packers fan. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Tom; one sister: Doris Hamernik; one brother: Glen Skubal; five brothers-in-law: Lester Wilda; Herman Roepke; Frank Hamernik; Andrew Babich; and Norbert Gospodarek; and two sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law: Helen (William) Jacobs and Marian (John) Landon. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at St. Mary's Home Chapel, 2005 Division St., Manitowoc. The Rev. Dr. James Klein will officiate, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call at the chapel from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is assisting the Thompson family. Joyce's family would like to thank the nurses, aides, and the rest of the staff at St. Mary's Home for all the special care she received. They would also like to thank Holy Family Memorial Dialysis Center, doctors and nurses, and the Heartland Hospice Staff for all their tender care. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 16, 2008  


ROBERT F. THOMPSON Robert F. Thompson, age 90, of Walnut Grove Assisted Living, 1480 N. 7th St., formerly of 833 N. 6th St., Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at Walnut Grove. Bob was born on Dec. 2, 1917, at Manitowoc. He was the son of the late Harvey and Mary (Ferdon) Thompson. Bob was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, with the class of 1936. He served with the U.S. Army, serving overseas during World War II. Bob had been employed with the Manitowoc Postal Service for more than 30 years. On Nov. 17, 1940, he married Ethel Karbon. She preceded him in death on Feb. 17, 2003. Bob was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and the National Association of Letter Carriers. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Ethel in 2003; one grandson: Ronald; and two brothers. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 411 Reed Ave., Manitowoc. Officiating will be the Rev. Thomas Dunham, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 10, 2008


BEVERLY J. THOR  Beverly Thor, age 74, of Two Rivers died on Tuesday afternoon, April 15, 2008, at Harmony House of Two Rivers after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born on Sept. 6, 1933, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Donald and Hazel (Elliott) Kuhl. On May 15, 1954, she married Richard Thor at St. Luke Catholic Church, Two Rivers. He preceded her in death on March 6, 2005. Bev enjoyed gardening, reading, gambling, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by a brother: Donald Kuhl, Jr.; a sister: Marsha Kuhl; two brothers-in-law: Donald Mechenich, and Doug Foye and her beloved Hannah.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, April 19, 2008, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O'Brien, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc.  The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, April 18, 2008, at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, from 5 to 8 p.m.  Visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.  The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  The family wishes to express their sincere thank you to Dr. Barylak and the staff at Vince Lombardi Cancer Care Center, and the staff at Aurora Medical Center, for their care of Bev and her family and also to Harmony House and the Aurora VNA Hospice Care for their compassionate care of Bev and her family during this trying time.  Herald Times Reporter, April 17, 2008


CAROL J. THORNE Carol J. (Fronk) Thorne, age 73, of 107 Parkway Rd., Francis Creek, died on Sunday morning, Feb. 6, 2011, at her residence, following a courageous battle with cancer. Carol was born July 24, 1937, in the town of Franklin, Kewaunee County, a daughter of the late William and Anna (Zahorik) Fronk. She attended St. Luke’s Grade School in Two Rivers and graduated from Washington High School, with the class of 1955. On Feb. 23, 1957 she married Donald Thorne at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Carol worked for Dick Bros. Bakery in Manitowoc for a few years, followed by the bakery/deli dept. at Pic N Save in Two Rivers where she worked for 32 years, retiring in Aug. 2005. Carol was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed many years of camping with her family. She also enjoyed dancing, reading and doing crossword puzzles; she was a great cook and a huge Green Bay Packers fan. Survivors include her husband: Donald Thorne, Francis Creek; three children: Terry (Lynn) Thorne, Two Rivers, Beverly (Michael) Bersch, Milwaukee, and Brad (Julie) Thorne, Francis Creek; eight grandchildren: Kelley Thorne and fiancé, Melanie and her son, Aiden, Jacqueline (Alex) Bruder, Kendall Thorne, Brittany Ryne, Megan, Molly Jo and Cole Thorne; two great grandchildren: Ella and Lily Bruder. She is further survived by one sister: Grace Fronk, Manitowoc; two brothers, Stanley Fronk and Bernard (Betty) Fronk, all of Two Rivers; one brother-in-law: Willis Thorne, Tenn.; along with a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two brothers: Eugene and Richard Fronk and one sister-in-law: Beatrice Fronk. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Francis Creek. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Klingeisen with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. led by Sr. Patricia Touhey. Visitation will continue on Friday morning at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels from 10 a.m. until leaving for the church at 11 a.m. Memorials in Carol’s name may be made to the Maggie Bersch Memorial Fund at Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin, P.O. Box 1997 , Milwaukee, Wis. 53201. The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Giriyappa and the nurses and staff at Woodland Clinic, Holy Family Memorial Medical Center and Hospice, St. Vincent Hospital, green Bay and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 8, 2011


CHARLES THORNE Charles L. Thorne, age 76, formerly of Mueller Manor, died Thursday evening, May 13, 2004 at River’s Bend Health & Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday (TODAY) at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, the Rev. William O’Brien officiating with entombment in Knollwood Mausoleum. Charles was born on Nov. 12, 1927 in Richland Center, a son of the late Ernest and Viola Bertram Thorne. He attended grade school there. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict from 1953 to 1960. In 1959, he married the former Adeline Krizizke. She preceded him in death on Feb. 17, 1993. Charles was employed at Grey Iron Foundry and later at the Manitowoc Co., in the maintenance department. Survivors include a son: Terry A. (Kathryn) Thorne of Appleton; a daughter: Sharon Thorne of Greenleaf; two brothers; Don (Carol) of Francis Creek; and Willis of Georgia; two grandchildren: Brianna of Appleton; and Tyler (Heidi) of Kentucky. Friends may call at Knollwood Chapels after 10 a.m. (TODAY) until the time of services at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name. The Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, Two Rivers, assisted the Thorne family with funeral arrangements. The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the nurses and staff at River’s Bend for their compassionate care given to Charles. Herald Times Reporter, May 15, 2004


HAROLD TIMM Harold H. Timm, 74, of 1408 South 35th Street, Manitowoc, died Monday afternoon, May 28, 1990, at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Rev. Arno J. Wolfgramm will officiate with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum. He was born February 14, 1916, at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, son of the late Emil and Elsie Kletzien Timm. He grew up and was educated in Manitowoc. He graduated from Lincoln High School. Mr. Timm worked for Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company for nearly 40 years, retiring in April of 1980. He enjoyed fishing and listening to sports on radio and T.V. He married the former Mildred C. Korte on December 6, 1941, at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was a member of First German Evangelical Lutheran church and a retired member of Boiler Makers Union No. 443 of Manitowoc. Mr. Timm served in the Army during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Mildred; two daughters and sons-in-law, Leanne and Lyle Schneider of Neenah, Joanne and Allan Hardtke of St. Cloud, Minnesota; seven grandchildren, Kim Schneider and her finace, Jeffrey Zehren, Brett Schneider, Kari Schneider, Cory Schneider, Christopher Hardtke, Rachel Hardtke and Gregory Hardtke; a sister and a brother-in-law, Catherine and Alton Duebner of Manitowoc; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Friends may call at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be made to First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc Lutheran High School or Holy Family Hospice. Reinbold Pfeffer Urbanek and Schlei assisted the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


MILDRED TIMM Mildred C. Timm, age 87, formerly of Manitowoc, passed away on Monday, Dec. 6, 2004 at Cherry Meadows in Appleton. Mildred was born on Aug. 12, 1917, in Campbellsport, daughter of the late Earl and Edna (Miller) Korte. She married Harold (Butch) Timm on Dec. 6, 1941, at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on May 28, 1990. Mildred was a member of First German Evangelical Lutheran Church for most of her life. She loved singing in the church choir. Mildred was also a “die hard” football fan and wouldn’t miss a Packer or Badger game. Mildred is survived by her daughters: Leanne (Lyle) Schneider and Joanne (Allan) Hardtke; seven grandchildren: Kim (Jeff) Zehren, Brett (Jodi) Schneider, Kari (Corey) Scheffler, Coy (Brenda) Schneider, Chris (Kelley) Hardtke, Rachel (Lorin) Buzay and Greg (Jennifer) Hardtke; 11 great-grandchildren: Taylor and Bree Zehren, Caylyn and McKenzie Schneider, Lilly and Maisy Scheffler, Elise and Olivia Schneider, Katelyn and Erica Hardtke and Blake Hardtke; one sister: Marian Schrank; two brothers: Kenneth (Delores) Korte and Earl (Blanche) Korte. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. Mildred was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law: Willard and Dorothy Korte; brother-in-law: Elroy Schrank; and sister-in-law: Catherine Duebner. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 407 Oak St., Neenah, with the Rev. D. J. Engelbrecht officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Entombment will be at Knollwood Memorial Park, Manitowoc. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, Neenah; First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc; or Apostles Lutheran Church, 3140 Broadwater Avenue, Billings, MT 59102 Westgor Funeral Home, 205 W. Doty Ave., Neenah; 920-722-7151, assisted the family with arrangements. The family would like to extend a special “thank you” to the staff of ThedaCare at Home Hospice and the staff of Cherry Meadow for the wonderful care given to Mildred during her short stay. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 8, 2004



JOSEPH G. TIMRECK  Joseph G. Timreck, age 71, of 1716 S. 25th St., Manitowoc, died Friday, March 14, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay.  He was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Sheboygan, son of the late Arthur and Valeria (Sprang) Timreck. Joseph attended Kiel High School and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1958. On Sept. 27, 1958, he married the former Karen Bennin at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. Joseph was a independent over the road truck driver and was employed with numerous companies over the years, most recently with Landstar/Inway in Illinois, retiring in 1998.  He enjoyed working with his hands fixing trucks, trailers and tinkering in his garage. Joseph loved to camp with family and enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert; two sisters, Mary Rodriguez and Kathleen Larson; father-in-law, Clarence Bennin.  Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Mike Bigley. Military rites will be accorded by the VFW Otto Oas Post 659 at church following the Mass. Entombment will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth.  The family will greet relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, School Hill, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at noon.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Joseph's name. The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, March 17, 2008


RORY R. TIMRECK Rory R. Timreck, age 39, of 212 Grant Street, Rhinelander, Wis., was received by Christ on Thursday, May 12, 2011, in Rhinelander. Rory was born on Feb. 6, 1972, in Victoria, Texas, to the late Robert and Sandra (Pagels) Timreck. He enjoyed fishing, helping others and attending concerns. Rory also loved wrestling and cage fights. He was employed at Northern Wire in Merrill, Wis. Rory belonged to a Thursday night pool league as well, in Rhinelander. He was known to have a big heart for his pets. Survivors include his fiancée; Tara Sheppo, Rhinelander; four children: Amanda, Jennifer, Joseph and Rory, Jr.; three siblings: Troy (Lisa) Charbarneau, Bloomville; Shane (Fiancee Ursula Bunell)Timreck, Green Bay; Robyn (Fiance, Tim Fortuna) Timreck, Two Rivers; nieces and nephews: Tim, Sarajane, Rebecca, Raymond and Tory, Jr. Charbarneau, Kaden and Kayleigh Fortuna, Willie and Alexis Nelson, Brandon and Julie Bennis, Jacob and Kaitlyn Johnson. He was preceded in death by one sister: Kim. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. William Kilps, with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc County. The family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday, May 19, 2011, at the Klein and Stangel Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. There will also be a Memorial Visitation held in Rhinelander on Sunday, May 22, at the Claridge Best Western from 1 to 4 p.m. The Klein and Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



SANDRA E. TIMRECK Sandra E. "Auntie Sandie" Timreck, age 64, of 3812 Memorial Drive, Two Rivers, was received by Christ on Tuesday evening, Dec. 29, 2009, at her residence. Sandie was born March 22, 1945, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Herbert and Beaulah "Bee" (Niquette) Pagels. She graduated from Washington High School, Two Rivers. On Feb. 11, 1977, she married Robert A. Timreck at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2003. Sandie enjoyed babysitting kids and gardening. Survivors include three children: Rory (Tara) Timreck, Rhinelander; Shane (Ursula Bunnell) Timreck, Green Bay; Robyn (Tim Fortuna) Timreck, Mayville; six grandchildren: Amanda, Jennifer, Joseph, Rory Jr., Kaden and Kayleigh; one brother: Donald Pagels. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kim. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3234 Mishicot Road, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. William Kilps. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Wisconsin 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter January 1, 2010


EARL E. TOME  Earl E. Tome, age 90, of 4107 Lowell St., Two Rivers, died on Tuesday evening, March 4, 2008, at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers.  Earl was born on Dec. 5, 1917, in Two Rivers, son of the late Edward and Irene "Allie" Tome. He was a graduate of Washington High School, Two Rivers. Earl served his country with the U.S. Army during World War II, and was honorably discharged in 1945. On July 1, 1939, he married the former Cecilia Meneau at St. Luke Catholic Church in Two Rivers. Earl was employed at Hamilton Manufacturing, and as a plant printer at Paragon Electric and Mirro Aluminum. He was a third-degree life member of the Knights of Columbus Mother of Hope Council 1957, Two Rivers, and a past grand knight. He was also a fourth-degree member of the Rev. Francis Simino Assembly 1220 and a past faithful navigator. Earl was a longtime member of the Two Rivers Elks Club, Disabled Veterans, and the American Legion 40/8.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by one brother: Melvin Tome; one brother-in-law: Joseph Jimenez; four brothers-in-law and five sisters-in-law from the Eugene Meneau family.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2008, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William O'Brien. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Military rites will be accorded immediately following the services at church by members of the Two Rivers VFW and American Legion.  The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Church on Saturday, March 8, 2008, from 9 until 10:15 a.m.  The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Barylak and his very special nurses who took such good care of Earl. They are truly angels without wings.  Herald Times Reporter, March 6, 2008


EDWARD W. TREICK Edward W. Treick, age 101, died on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at his residence. Edward was born on Feb. 17, 1909, in the town of Newton, son of the late Ernst Henry and Hulda (Vriesen) Treick. He married the former Erna Rodewald on June 13, 1936, in Newton. She preceded him in death on March 29, 2002. He was a member of Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law: Edward F. (Barbara) Treick, Tucson, Ariz., Rev. Donald W. (Myrene) Treick, Lookout Mountain, Ga., Rev. Paul H. (Karen) Treick, Modesto, Calif.; nine grandchildren: Deborah Treick, Modesto, Calif., Mark Treick, Appleton, Beth (Greg) Boon, Stanwood, Wash., Kimberly (Jon) Kranz, Virginia Beach, Va., Rachel (Orlando) Cervantes, Indiana, Paula (William) DeBoard, Modesto, Calif., Rev. Joel (Kate) Treick, Lookout Mountain, Ga., Sara (Marlin) Viss, Santa Rosa, Calif., Heather (John) Will, Alpharaetta, Ga.; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law; Alfred Hardrath, Manitowoc, Ray Goeke, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Erna Rodewald; two sisters and one brother-in-law: Hildegarde (Walter) Siemers, Ruth Hardrath; other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church, 6524 County Trunk C., Newton. The Rev. Kyle Sorensen will officiate. Entombment will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Jens Family Funeral Home and Crematory of Manitowoc is assisting the Treick family. Memorials may be given to Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church. Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 15, 2010


LORETTA S. TRUETTNER Loretta S. Truettner, age 85, a Manitowoc resident, died Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center. Loretta was born on Aug. 22, 1924, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late John and Clara (Kohlbeck) Spaeth. Survivors include her five children: Fred and Lonnie Truettner, Sheboygan; Sandy and Emmett Wagner, Manitowoc; Gary and Joan Truettner, Manitowoc; Keith and Barb Truettner, Manitowoc; Don Truettner, Waukesha; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one brother: Bernard F. Spaeth, Manitowoc; one sister: Rose Metzger, Manitowoc; and one sister-in-law: Dorothy Spaeth, Janesville. Nieces Nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. Loretta is preceded in death by one great-granddaughter: Nicole Kemnitz; one brother: LeRoy Spaeth; one sister: Mary Ann Kubsch; one sister-in-law: Delores H. Spaeth; one brother-in-law: William Metzger; and the father of her children: Frederick Truettner. There will be no services. It was Loretta's wish to be cremated and laid to rest at Knollwood Mausoleum. Pfeffer Funeral Home and All-Care Cremation Center is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff in the CCU at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center for their compassionate care and support given to Loretta and her family. Mom was an excellent cook and we will never forget her remarkable sense of humor. Herald Times Reporter March 29, 2010



FRANK R. TUSCHL Frank R. “Bud” Tuschl, age 84, a longtime resident of Felician Village, Manitowoc, died on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Hamilton Care Center, Two Rivers. Frank was born on March 1, 1928 in the town of Liberty, son of the late Frank and Ida (Gintner) Tuschl. He graduated from Valders High School, with the class of 1946. Frank then joined the U.S. Army, serving in Korea. On September 1, 1948 he married Dorothy Benishek at St. Anne Catholic Church in Francis Creek. She preceded him in death on May 2, 1987. Frank was employed in the maintanence department at Invincible Furniture until his retirement in 1988. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at his cottage at Long Lake. Frank was a member of Holy Innocents and Roncalli High School Athletic Association. Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law: Gary and Jean Tuschl, and Doug Tuschl and his special friend Debbie Wyngaard, all of Manitowoc; 5 grandchildren: Kelly Nichols, Murfreesboro, TN; Marques (Rachael) Tuschl, Germantown; Kent (Stacy) Tuschl, Milwaukee; Peter Tuschl, Manitowoc; and Robert (Eileen) Tuschl, Sussex; four great grandchildren: Briley, Austin, Lucas and Claire; two sisters and one brother-in-law: Marie Helgeson, Manitowoc; Patricia and Norbert Ahl, Clarks Mills; one brother and three sisters-in-law: Jerome and Annette Tuschl, Clarks Mills; Marion Tuschl, Manitowoc; and Jean Diedrich, Valders. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends further survive. He was preceded in death by his wife: Dorothy Tuschl, one great granddaughter: Quinn, three brothers and six sisters-in-law, three sisters and seven brothers-in-law Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, April 9, 2012 at St. Francis of Assisi on Grand. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Richard Klingeisen with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. Military Honors will be accorded by AmVets Post #99. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday, April 9, 2012 at St Francis of Assisi on Grand from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM.  The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dorothy Tuschl Memorial Scholarship Fund at Roncalli High School.


LILLIAN UHLERS Lillian Uhlers, age 101, a resident at Grand Horizon Assisted Living, Appleton, Wis., formerly of 3518 Joseph Rd., Manitowoc, entered eternal life early on Monday morning, July 20, 2009 at Grand Horizon. Lillian was born on Dec. 16, 1907, in the town of Mishicot, Manitowoc County. She was the daughter of the late John and Louise Becker Ruether. On June 29, 1929, she married Louis E. Uhlers in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 1997. Lillian was a member of Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Louis on Aug. 7, 1997; one son: Donald on March 9, 1989; one son-in-law: Alan Weber on Jan. 5, 1983. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, 916 Pine St., Manitowoc. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Schossow and the Rev. Nicholas Maglietto with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair Streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, July 21, 2009


ARLETTA M. URBAN Arletta M. Urban, age 88, formerly of N1271 Hwy. G, town of Franklin, Kewaunee Co., currently of 563 S. Main St., Mishicot, entered into eternal life to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday afternoon May 11, 2010, at Shady Lane in Manitowoc after a brief illness. Arletta was born April 8, 1922, in Green Bay, to the late Charles and Josephine DeGrand Bertrand and has been a longtime area resident. She married Joseph A. Urban Oct. 1, 1938, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Norman, and he preceded her in death Dec. 27, 1997. Arletta was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed weaving rugs, crafting bears and dolls, quilting, and embroidering. She was a former 4-H Leader in Kewaunee. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law: Johanna and Don Pelischek, of Mishicot; Barbara and John Clements, of Mississippi; Ann and Steve Dax, of Kewaunee; one son and two daughters-in law: Anton and Melody Urban, of Denmark; Darlene (Curt) Burch, of Crivitz; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; three brothers: Linus Bertrand, of Algoma; Leonard (Ruth) Bertrand, of Kewaunee; Charles (JoAnn) Bertrand, of Luxemburg; two sisters: Geraldine (Joe) Tadysch, of Norman; Eva Unsinn, of Green Bay; a sister-in-law: Mayme Bertrand, of Manitowoc; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by one son: John Urban; three brothers, two sisters, and by her brothers-in-law, and sisters-in law. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2010, at the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc, with Deacon Robert Pribek officiating, with entombment to follow in the mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a m. on Friday at the mausoleum until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Thursday evening visitation. Arletta's family would like to express a very special thank you to the entire staff of Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, the Manitowoc Health Care Center, and Shady Lane for all the love, care, and concern shown to Arletta and our family during her illness. They would also like to thank Dr. Sue Kenney, of Green Bay, who gave her the gift of hearing, and give special thanks to two of Arletta's grandaughters, her care givers, Toni Lynn Sickels, and Nichol Kahlenberg, your love and care will always be remembered. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Urban family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter May 13, 2010


HELEN M. URBAN Helen M. Urban, age 93, a former Manitowoc resident, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Iron River Nursing Home, Iron River, Michigan. She was born on October 13, 1918, in New Holstein, daughter of the late Emil and Minnetta (Luehr) Schmidt. Helen was a graduate of Chilton High School, Class of 1936. On May 23, 1942, she married William Urban in Chilton. He preceded her in death on August 21, 2002. Prior to her marriage, she was a telephone operator in Chilton. Helen dedicated her life to her family and home, her garden, flowers, especially baking and cooking for her extended family. Survivors include her three children: Margaret Mylchcrest, Iron River, Michigan, David Urban, Colorado Springs, CO, Daniel Urban, Carrollton, Texas; twelve grandchildren: Shirley, Melanie, Jim, Bruce, Mark, Michelle, Mary Lynn, Kent, Roger, Lisa, Brenda, Heather; thirty great-grandchildren; fourteen great-great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law: Harold Urban and his wife LuAnn, Milwaukee, Norbert Mohs, Plymouth; and two sisters-in-law; Elsie Gessert, Plymouth and Rusty Urban, New Holstein. She is further survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Gazinski, who was taken to Heaven by the Lord 14 hours after her mother’s death. She was preceded in death by two sons-in-law: Marshall Mylchcrest and Sylvester Gadzinski; a daughter-in-law: Madeline Urban and a brother and sister-in-law: Robert and Arleen Schmidt. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012 cross from The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, at All-Care Cremation and Family Center. Officiating at the Service will be Rev. Erik Kolonich and Rev. Guy Corrigall with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, from 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012 until 10:45 a.m. Expresions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com The Pfeffer Funeral Home & All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


JUDITH VALLESKEY Judith A. "Judy" Valleskey, age 75, of Viking Villa, Valders, passed away Monday afternoon, August 6, 2012, at her residence. Judy was born August 12, 1936, in Valders, daughter of the late Reuel and Esther (Harvey) Thompson. She was a graduate of Valders High School with the class of 1954. On October 18, 1958, she married Lawrence Valleskey in Santa Barbara, CA. He preceded her in death March 1, 1994. Lawrence and Judy farmed for 30 years in the Collins area. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, and the Collins Homemakers. Judy enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, attending their ball games and other activities. She enjoyed her card club, knitting, crocheting, reading and puzzles. Judy especially enjoyed her monthly lunches with her classmates. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was preceded in death by three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law: Lester Loritz, Merlin Krueger, Lyle and Ora Mae Valleskey; and Ethel Alpert. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at Faith Lutheran Church in Valders. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Jennifer Kuhnert. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at the church from 9:00 until 10:45 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com. The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home, Valders is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank Dr. (private) and the entire staff at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic for their care and compassion shown to Mom. A special thank you also to Pastor Jim Rasmus for all his prayers and concern shown to our family. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


ORA MAE VALLESKEY Ora Mae Valleskey, age 84, originally of Collins, now a resident of the Manitowoc Health Care Center, entered her eternal home to be with her Lord, Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, with her children holding her hands. Ora Mae was born April 29, 1925, daughter of the late Herman and Hertha (Matznick) Damm. On May 29, 1947, she married Lyle Valleskey. He preceded her in death May 7, 1995. Ora Mae and Lyle retired from dairy farming in 1973 and moved to their second home in Collins. Ora Mae was active with the Collins Homemakers Club and loved to try many of the new recipes on her family, who found them to be quite delicious. People who had known Ora Mae knew she was an excellent homemaker. Ora Mae was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Valders. She deeply enjoyed the Quilting Ministry and planned her weekly activity around it. Another Caring Ministry that Ora Mae found very fulfilling was knitting lap robes for the area nursing homes; her smile was broad as she delivered armfuls of the lap robes to the nursing homes. Also, throughout Ora Mae's life, she loved her flower gardens, loved to get her hands dirty, and extended that love by working a number of seasons at Hartman's Greenhouse. Ora Mae is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Mike and Bonnie Valleskey, Two Rivers; daughter and son-in-law: Pam and Wayne Riha, Manitowoc; grandchildren: Scott (Amy) Valleskey, Manitowoc, Mark (Neddra) Valleskey, North Carolina, Eric (Jenny) Riha, Michigan, Adam (Kristin) Valleskey, Manitowoc; great- grandchildren: Braden and Keegan Riha, Parker and Autumn Valleskey, Joshua Valleskey; and twin step-great-grandsons: Ethan and Evan Riha; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Eileen and Merlin Kruger; sisters-in-law: Judy Valleskey and Gertrude Damm. She was preceded in death by her husband: Lyle; an infant son; her brother: Milton Damm; brother-in-law: Larry Valleskey; and sister-in-law: Ethel Mae Alpert. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 8, 2010, at Faith Lutheran Church in Valders. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Jim Rasmus. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Wisconsin 310, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday, March 8, 2010, from 9 until 10:45 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Valders. The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home, Valders, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Ora Mae's entire family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of Manitowoc Health Care for their five years of dedicated loving care of Mom. And on her final days the compassionate care given by Dr. Harman, Dr. Govier, nurses Shelly, Nan and especially Catherine. Herald Times Reporter March 7, 2010 ******** Ora Mae Valleskey, age 84, originally of Collins, now a resident of the Manitowoc Health Care Center, entered her eternal home to be with her Lord, March 4, 2010, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, with her children holding her hands. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 8, 2010, at Faith Lutheran Church in Valders. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Jim Rasmus. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Wisconsin 310, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday, March 8, 2010, from 9 until 10:45 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Valders. The Christianson & Deja Funeral Home, Valders, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter March 6, 2010



NANCY MARIE VOGEL Nancy Marie Vogel, age 55, of 2822 34th St., Two Rivers, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, Aug. 17, 2008, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Nancy was born on Sept. 27, 1952, in Two Rivers, a daughter of Gordon and Irene (Wachowski) Dvorak. She attended St. Mark's Catholic Grade School and Washington High School, Two Rivers, graduating with the class of 1970. She then furthered her education, earning a degree from Lakeshore Technical College in the medical assistant program. On Sept. 26, 1981, she married Richard "Rick" Vogel at St. John's Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Nancy was employed as a medical assistant at the Park Medical Center in Manitowoc for 18 years. She continued to work in the medical field for another seven years, before changing her career to work at Kurtz's, the Courthouse Pub, and later Joy's Family Restaurant. This seemed to be a perfect career for Nancy, since she loved to be around people. During this period of time, Nancy also started a business of her own, Unique Personal Photo Art. She was a very caring person, who helped anyone in need, loved being busy and was always on the go. She also enjoyed sewing, her flower garden and had a great love for her dogs. In the middle of her busy life, Nancy also managed to raise two litters of lab puppies. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her Godfather: Richard Wachowski; and her father-in-law: Arthur Vogel. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers. The Rev. William G. O'Brien will officiate at the service, with inurnment to take place at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels after 4 p.m. on Wednesday until the time of service at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Holy Family Cancer Care Center or the American Cancer Society. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 19, 2008


SUSAN M. VOGEL Susan M. Vogel, 89, a resident of Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, formerly of 2508 Hamilton Street, Manitowoc, died Friday morning July 15, 2011, at the center. She was born on Feb. 19, 1922, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late John and Pauline Drill Osesek. On Oct. 30, 1943, she married Robert J. Vogel Sr. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2001. Susan was employed with Lapcor Plastics for 15 years and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. The couple enjoyed their trips to Las Vegas and playing bingo at Oneida. (Survivors omitted for privacy) Susan was preceded in death by two brothers, Florian and Edwin Osesek; two sisters and three brothers-in-law, Lucille and Elmer Koch, Dolores and Victor Ceaglske, Ted Becker; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Arnie and Alice Vogel, Bill and Agnella Nuhs, Larry and Priscilla Vesley, Patrinella Miller, Louis Vogel, John Vogel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dan Felton with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday July 19, 2011, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family wishes to send a special thank you to Dr. (private), the nursing staff at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County, Dr. (private) and the nursing staff on 2nd floor at Shady Lane for their compassionate care and support given to Susan and her family. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


MILTON VOIGT Milton C. Voigt, 72, of 1010 4th Street, Kiel, died Wednesday evening, March 21, 1990, at Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Kiel. Rev. Raymond C. Coombs will officiate. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Voigt was born December 14, 1917, in the Town of Schleswig, son of the late Edwin and Anna Maurer Voigt. He was a 1936 graduate of Kiel High School. He married the former Elvera Henning on February 8, 1947, at Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Town of Schleswig. At one time he operated a cheese factory near Kiel and was employed at Tecumseh Products at New Holstein for 28 ½ years, retiring in March of 1980. He was a life long member of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Kiel, member of the church men's chorus, he served on the church consistory for many years and was a member of Kiel Fish and Game Association. Survivors include his wife, Elvera; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Richard and Kathy Voigt of Pewaukee, Wisconsin; two sisters, Mrs. Sylvia Vogel of Kiel and Mrs. Evelyn (Charlie) Gerber of Carpentersville, Illinois; two brothers, Edwin and Joyce Voigt of Kiel and Roger and Pat Voigt of Sheboygan Falls; many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial fund has been established for St. Peter's United Church of Christ. Manitowoc Herald times Reporter

 

OLIVER E. VOIGT Oliver E. Voigt, age 89, of 2206 S. 9th St., Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Wednesday evening, Nov. 12, 2008, at the family residence. Oliver was born on May 28, 1919, in Reedsville. He was the son of the late Elmer and Elsie (Valleskey) Voigt. Oliver was a graduate of Reedsville High School, with the class of 1935. He continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied agriculture. Oliver served his country with the U.S. Air Force from 1941 until 1945, stationed two of those years in Panama. After his honorable discharge he returned to the Manitowoc area, where he became employed with 21st Century Genetics for the next 36 years. He then became employed with H & R Block for six years, and then started his own accounting firm, Voigt Tax Services, which he operated for 13 years. On Oct. 1, 1946, he married Ione L. Kolb at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newtonburg. Oliver was a member of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother-in-law: Carola in infancy, and Beverly and Edward Meyer; and one brother and sister-in-law: Lloyd and Verna Mae Voigt. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3209 Meadow Lane, Manitowoc, with the Revs. Stephen Melso and Robert Kujawski officiating. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Friday (TONIGHT), Nov. 14, 2008, from 5 to 8 p.m., and at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. The family requests memorials to be directed to Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 14, 2008


VERNA MAE VOIGT Verna Mae Voigt, 66, of 702 S. 32nd Street, Manitowoc, died Saturday afternoon, June 9, 1990, at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 1990, at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Revs. Jonathan Stern and Theodore Sauer will officiate and entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth.  She was born August 19, 1923, in the Town of Cato, Manitowoc County, daughter of the late Christian and Etta Torrison Hougen. She married Lloyd L. Voigt on May 22, 1948, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Valders, Wisconsin. Mrs. Voigt was a graduate of the Manitowoc County Teachers College, Class of 1943. She then taught at various schools in Manitowoc County. Mrs. Voigt was an Instructional Aide with the Manitowoc Public School System, retiring in 1987.  Survivors include her husband, Lloyd of Manitowoc; one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and John Maly of Manitowoc; two granddaughters, Jennifer and Amy of Manitowoc; a sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and Ted Bieberitz of Valders; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Oliver and Ione Voigt of Manitowoc, Victor and Christine Voigt of Collins, Gloria and Richard Smith of Manitowoc, Beverly and Edward Meyer of Milwaukee; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by four brothers. Friends may call at the Pfeffer Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 12 noon to the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



DOROTHY A. VONDRACHEK Dorothy A. Vondrachek age 83, of 1304 Cherry Road, Manitowoc, died on Friday morning, Feb. 20, 2009, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center of Manitowoc. The former Dorothy Augustin was born on Feb. 27, 1925, in Sheboygan, daughter of the late John and Laura (Arndt) Augustin. The family moved to Manitowoc, and Dorothy attended local schools, graduating from Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, in 1943. Following her high school graduation, Dorothy attended Federal Bureau of Investigation training in Washington D.C., and working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation during World War II. On Oct. 5, 1946, she was married to Joseph P. Vondrachek at St. Luke Catholic Church in Two Rivers. Joseph preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 2007. Dorothy attended and graduated from Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland, with a degree in accounting, and worked for various businesses in the Manitowoc area. She was a past member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Manitowoc, and is currently a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Dorothy and Joseph also maintained an 80-acre tree farm in the Kiel area and received the Tree Farmers of the Year award in 2004 to 2005. Survivors include her son: Elroy Vondrachek, Kiel; three granddaughters: Lindsey (Lucas) Behnke, Brillion; Leah Vondrachek, Brillion and her special friend, Adam Krahn; and Hailey (Kaleb) Kliment, Manitowoc; four great- grandchildren: Livia and David Behnke; Andrew Kliment; and Bryn Krahn; two step- great-grandchildren: Alexis and Elizabeth Behnke; one sister: Margaret Augustin, Kiel; and three sisters-in-law: LaVerne Butrymowicz, Green Bay; Grace Lehrmann, Two Rivers; and Florence Vondrachek, Two Rivers. Nieces, nephews other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband: Joseph; one brother: George Augustin; and three brothers-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish-Waldo Blvd. site. The Rev. Richard Klingeisen will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial, with entombment to follow at the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is serving the Vondrachek family. Herald Times Reporter February 25, 2009


JOSEPH VONDRACHEK Joseph P. Vondrachek, age 91, of 1304 Cherry Road, Manitowoc, died early on Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, 2007, at the Shady Lane Nursing Care Center. Joe was born on Jan. 25, 1916, in Valley City, N.D., son of the late Wencil and Anna (Jerabek) Vondrachek. He grew up in Reedsville, and attended school at St. Mary's Grade School in Reedsville, and later at the Crystal Spring School in the town of Two Rivers. Joseph was a U.S. World War II Army veteran, serving in the South Pacific from March 21, 1941, until Oct. 2, 1945. On Oct. 5, 1946, he was married to Dorothy A. Augustin at St. Luke Catholic Church in Two Rivers. Joe was a maltster for Rahr Malting and Anheuser Busch, retiring in 1978. Joe was a past member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and served as head usher for many years. He was a current member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, the Eagles Club, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Woodland Owners, as a county tree farm. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father: John Buenzow; two brothers: Steven Vondrachek; and Victor (Wilma) Buenzow; and two sisters: Caroline (John) Benzinger; and Irene (Leo) Jindra. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Waldo Blvd. site. The Rev. Richard Klingeisen will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial, with entombment to follow at the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. American Legion Drews-Bleser Post 88 will offer graveside services at the mausoleum on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, from 10 a.m., until the time of the service at 11 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is serving the Vondrachek family. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 13, 2007


CHERYL K. VONDRUSKA Cheryl K. Vondruska, age 55, of 640 Randolph St., Mishicot, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at the Aurora Medical Center of Two Rivers after a courageous battle with cancer.  Cheryl was born June 2, 1951, in Two Rivers, to the late Clifford "Buster" and Verda Stechmesser Ullman and has been a lifelong area resident. She was a graduate of the Mishicot High School, graduating with the class of 1969. She married Harold Vondruska, Oct. 27, 1973, at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot. Cheryl was formerly employed by the Paragon Electric Company, and currently for Servicemaster of the Lakeshore, and also worked part-time for the City of Two Rivers. She was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, and was a member of the Altar Committee of the church. She was very active with the Sunday bible class at St. Peter's. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and taking bus tours. She also enjoyed country music, the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers. Cheryl liked collecting rabbits and angels. She also enjoyed her pet rabbit.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one sister: Sharon Ullman; and by her father-in-law: Joseph Vonduska.  Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home, 344 S. State St., in Mishicot. Visitation will continue after 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Robert Johannes officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, in Manitowoc.  A memorial fund has been established in her name for St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Cheryl's family would like to express a very special thank you to Dr. Andrew Yetter, and the entire staff of the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, to the nurses on the third floor at the Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers, to all the nurses from the Aurora Visiting Nurses Association, and to the many special friends, and neighbors who cared for Cheryl during her illness. Your kindness and assistance will never be forgotten.  Herald Times Reporter, April 25, 2007


CAROL VOSS Carol M. Voss, age 61, of 769 Wilson Ave., Cleveland, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, Sheboygan. She was born Oct. 7, 1943, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late John and Anna Krizek Mahloch. On Sept. 26, 1969, she married Robert F. Voss in Illinois. He preceded her in death Dec. 12, 2000. Carol was employed as a group leader at Rietschle-Thomas Industries. She was also a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community. (Survivors omitted for privacy) She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Fred and Selma Voss. The family will greet relatives and friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2005 at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. led by the Rev. David Beaudry. The visitation will continue on Friday, June 24, 2005, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2005, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community, Newton. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. David Beaudry with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Gertie will be sadly missed by her brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews and her laugh will always be carried with us in our hearts. Herald Times Reporter, June 22, 2005


CHARMAINE WAACK Charmaine Waack, age 81, of 308 Briarcliff Road in Reedsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 18, 2013 at Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center with family by her side. Charmaine was born on June 20, 1932 in the town of Rantoul, daughter of the late William and Holdena (Hackbarth) Eickert. She was a graduate of Brillion High School, class of 1950. On November 15, 1952, Charmaine married Harvey Waack at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary together last year. Harvey preceded her in death on December 8, 2012. The couple owned and operated their farm together with the help of their family. On January 1, 1979, the farm became Waack Family Farms, Inc., and is still in existence today, carried on by their son and grandsons. Along with farming and taking care of her family, Charmaine played dartball, watching sports on television, going to sporting events, and was an avid card player, always wanting to get her family in on a game. Her granddaughter Carrie was always one of her favorite players. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. Charmaine is survived by one son Gary Waack of Reedsville; one daughter and son-in-law: Gail (Brian) Haas of Reedsville; five grandchildren: Tim (Amy) Waack of Reedsville, Troy Waack of Manitowoc, Chris Waack and fiancé Stacy of Reedsville, Carrie (Paul) Schweigl of Sheboygan, and Bryce Haas of Reedsville; three brothers and three sisters-in-law: Bob (Dolores) Eickert, Gerald (Bonita) Eickert, and Ronald (Glenda) Eickert all of Brillion; two brothers-in-law and four sister-in-law: Ervin (Elaine) Waack of Valders, Norman (Caroline) Krahn of Brillion, Ida Mae Krepline of Brillion and June Waack of Manitowoc; special relative Carson Stark; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harvey, great-grandson: Brendan Waack, two brothers-in-law: Orville Krepline and Elroy Waack and one sister-in-law: Betty Krahn. Funeral Service for Charmaine will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at St. John St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Timothy Nommensen with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum in the town of Kossuth. Friends may call at the Wieting Funeral Home in Reedsville on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and again on Friday morning at the church from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Online condolences may be made at www.wieting-funeralhome.com The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Herring and his staff, and the staff at Silver Lake Court in the Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center for their compassion and care. Online Obituary.


HARVEY WAACK Harvey "Ole" Emil Waack, age 82, of 308 Briarcliff Road in Reedsville, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center. Harvey was born on March 10, 1930 in the town of Rockland, son of the late Emil and Bertha (Bubolz) Waack. He was a lifelong member of St. John St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville. He attended St. John St. James Lutheran School and was confirmed at St. John St. James, Lutheran Church in May 28, 1944. Harvey was a graduate of Reedsville High School, class of 1948. He was proud to be a member of the 1946 Reedsville State Champion Basketball team. On November 15, 1952, Harvey married Charmaine Eickert at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year. The couple owned and operated their farm together with the help of their family. On January 1, 1979, the farm became Waack Family Farms, Inc., and is still in existence today, carried on by his son and grandsons. Along with farming over the years, Harvey was a milk hauler, was a Reedsville Co-op Board Member and Secretary, was church council member and secretary, was on the Collins State Bank Board, and worked at the Equity part-time. He loved working on the farm, especially driving combine, watching the Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and High School sports on the television, and spending time with his family. Harvey is survived by his wife of 60 years, Charmaine of Reedsville; one son Gary Waack of Reedsville; one daughter and son-in-law: Gail (Brian) Haas of Reedsville; five grandchildren: Tim (Amy) Waack of Reedsville, Troy Waack of Manitowoc, Chris Waack and special friend Stacey of Manitowoc, Carrie Waack and special friend Paul of Green Bay, and Bryce Haas of Reedsville; one brother and two sisters-in-law: Ervin (Elaine) Waack of Valders and June Waack of Manitowoc; one sister: Ida Mae Krepline of Brillion; four brothers-in-law: Norman (Caroline) Krahn, Bob (Dolores) Eickert, Gerald (Bonita) Eickert, and Ronald (Glenda) Eickert all of Brillion; special relative Carson Stark; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by a great-grandson: Brendon Waack, one brother: Elroy Waack, one sister: Betty Krahn, and one brother-in-law: Orville Krepline. Funeral Service for Harvey will be held at 12:00 p.m. (NOON) on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at St. John St. James Lutheran Church in Reedsville. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Timothy Nommensen with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum in the town of Kossuth. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and again on Thursday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Online condolences may be made at www.wieting-funeralhome.com The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Herring, Dr. O'Brien, and their staffs, the nurses and staff at Cozy Corners in the Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center, the Manitowoc Fire Department Paramedics, and Holy Family Memorial Emergency Department for their compassion and care. Online Obituary.


LILLIAN I. WAAK Miss Lillian I. Waak, 82, formerly of 1629 S. 13th St., Manitowoc, died Sundayevening, Feb. 22, at Manitowoc Health Care Center.  Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Arno J. Wolfgramm will officiate and burial will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Miss Waak was born Oct. 22, 1898, at Manitowoc, daughter of the late Theodore and Friedrike Ruechoeft Waak. She attended schools in the Newton area. She was employed at Drost Box Factory, retiring in 1968. She was a member of First German Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Survivors include a brother, William Waak of Manitowoc; a sister, Mrs. Harvey (Hilda) Thelan of Manitowoc; nieces and nephews, and grand nieces and grand nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Albert, Emil, Elmer and Henry, and three sisters, Alma, Linda and Agnes.  Friends may call at Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 7 p.m. to 9 .m. Tuesday and until 11 a.m. Wednesday, and at the church from noon until the time of services. Memorials may be made to Manitowoc Lutheran High School.  Herald Times Reporter 



DONALD WACHOWSKI Donald E. Wachowski, 25, of Rt. 2, Two Rivers, died Thursday morning at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. James Stamborski will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Wachowski was born Sept. 24, 1948, son of Frank and Jeanette Schmidt Wachowski. He attended Sacred Heart School and was graduated from Washington High School. He was employed at Kelvinator Commercial Products Inc., of Manitowoc. Survivors include his parents of Rt. 2, Two Rivers, a sister (Survivor omitted for privacy.), paternal grandmother, Mrs. Helen Wachowski, of Two Rivers, maternal grandfather, Edward Schmidt, of Rt. 1, Denmark, a niece, two nephews, uncles and aunts. Friends may call at Klein & Stangel Inc., Funeral Home, Two Rivers, after 2 p.m. Friday, where a memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc, Wis. July 11, 1974 P. 22


FRANK J. WACHOWSKI Frank J. Wachowski, age 95, of 2241 Menasha Ave., Manitowoc, passed into eternal life on November 2, 2012. Frank was born on January 17, 1917, son of the late Adam and Helen Wachowski. He attended Pulaski Public Schools and then farmed eight years. On May 15, 1940, he married Jeanette Schmidt at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Two Rivers. They were members of Sacred Heart for many years. Jeanette preceded Frank in death after 67 years of marriage on October 27, 2007. Frank joined the U.S. Army on June 8, 1945, at Fort Sheridan, Ill., under a special training course, and then had infantry training at Camp Fanning, Texas. On May 8, 1946, he was in the Btry. C 571 ST.AA Artillery automatic weapons at Camp McCoy, Wis. Following his honorable discharge he was employed at Imperial Eastman, now known as Parker, for 35 years before retiring. Frank enjoyed having a mink farm, chickens, and loved pigeons, which he had most of his lifetime. He also enjoyed gardening and cutting lawns for people. Frank traveled to Arizona with relatives when he could and enjoyed helping and being with his family Survivors include a daughter: Arlene Neuser, of Manitowoc; two grandsons :Mark Neuser of Florence and John Neuser of Manitowoc; granddaughter: Joan Neuser of Appleton; great granddaughter: Ashley Dokey; and two sisters: Irene Dworak of Two Rivers and Mary Pokorsky of Manitowoc. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by a son: Donald Wachowski in 1974; three brothers: Theodore, Richard and John Wachowski; and two sisters: Annie Brauun and Agnes Lodel. Private funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc. Rev. Tom Reynebeau officiated at the service with entombment following in the mausoleum. Military honors were accorded by members of American Legion Post #1654 and V.F.W. Post #1248 of Two Rivers. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, assisted the Wachowski family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



JEANETTE L. WACHOWSKI Jeanette Lorraine Wachowski, age 87, of 2241 Menasha Ave., Manitowoc, passed into eternal life on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at River's Bend, Manitowoc.  Jeanette was born on Aug. 2, 1920, daughter of the late Edward and Helen Schmidt. On May 15, 1940, she married Frank Wachowski. Jeanette enjoyed landscaping, especially growing and caring for her lawn, gardens and taking care of flowers. She also enjoyed baking, cooking, cleaning her home and helping the family, grandchildren and many others. Jeannette loved polka dancing and playing cards. She especially enjoyed her family, her neighbors and their families.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Jeannete was also preceded in death by a son: Donald Wachowski; three sisters: Ardyce Riha, Laverne Bangaret and Carol Sloma; and three brothers: Arnold Schmidt, Truman Schmidt and Alfred Schmidt.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William G. O'Brien, with entombment in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc.  The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers, on Wednesday morning, from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Wachowski family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 30, 2007


ADELINE R. WAGNER Adeline R. Wagner, age 89, a resident at Laural Grove Assisted Living, Manitowoc, died on Thursday morning, October 20, 2011 at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc. She was born on December 7, 1921 in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Louis and Martha (Pokorski) Bonk. On December 30, 1944, Adeline married George N. Wagner at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on October 19, 1992. Adeline was employed at the Foley Co., Manitowoc for 24 years, retiring in 1984. She was a member of the Christian Women at Holy Innocents Catholic Church in Manitowoc as well as the Daughters of Isabella and the Catholic Womens Club. Survivors include one daughter: Lynn Wagner, Manitowoc; two sons and daughters-in-law: Robert and Barbara Wagner, Dixon, Illinois, Ronald and Patricia Wagner, Manitowoc; two grandchildren: Kelly (Andrew) Thums and Holly Wagner; one great-grandchild: Johnathan; and one sister: Grace Kelliher, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law: Leonard & Joanne Bonk; four brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law: Melvin Wagner, Earl Kelliher, Katherine & Ervin Wagner, Lorina & Gilbert Schwartz. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2011 at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dan Viertel with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc, from 9:00 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2011 until 10:15 a.m. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Laurel Grove and Shady Lane Nursing Care Center for their care and compassion given to Adeline and her family. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



EVANGELINE F. WAGNER Evangeline F. Wagner, age 82, of 10706 Highway 42, Newton, died peacefully Monday evening, January 30, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a five year courageous battle with cancer. She was born on October 8, 1929 in the town of Eaton, Manitowoc County, daughter of the late Alfred and Leona (Schuler) Brunmeier. Vangie was a graduate of Valders High School, Class of 1947. On July 2, 1955 she married John Wagner at St. Isidore’s Catholic Church, Osman. Vangie worked at the Salvatorian Center in St. Nazianz for 8 years and then was a homemaker and a loving mother. She was also employed at Pine River Pre-Pack in Newton for 29 years. Vangie was a general leader in 4-H, Good Neighbors Homemakers for 43 years, Christian Mother Society, HEAC Homebound Ministry and prayer shawl at St. Thomas the Apostle. She enjoyed crafts, knitting, puzzles, gardening, scrapbooking and always had the camera with her to capture fond memories. Vangie had an interest in genealogy and putting together history that she shared with relatives. She enjoyed monthly breakfast with the Schwinn’s. Her family, children, and grandchildren were the joy of her life. Survivors include her husband of 56 years: John Wagner, Osman; two daughters and a son-in-law: Sharon & Alan Knoener of Elkhart Lake; Jean and special friend: Dennis Bergene, Manitowoc; a son and daughter-in-law: Dale & Kim Wagner of St. Nazianz; six grandchildren: Jason (Rita) Knoener, Joshua Knoener, Joel Knoener, Angela Knoener, April (Jordan) Schulz, Ted Wagner and Max Wagner; two sisters and a brother-in-law: Bette & Tom Rappel, Arizona, Pat Broecker, Clarks Mills; a brother and sister-in-law: Jim & Karlene Brunmeier, Newton; and a sister-in-law: Clara Ann Wagner, Manitowoc. Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister: Ruth; three brothers-in-law: Ned Broecker, Robert (Patricia) Wagner, LeRoy Wagner, father and mother-in-law: Ted & Theckla (Schwinn) Wagner; and her stepmother-in-law: Amanda Wagner. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2012 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community, Newton. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Dave Zimmerman with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community, Newton, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 2012. A Prayer Service will conclude the visitation at 7:00 p.m. led by Sister Marlita Henseler. Friends may also call Friday morning at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community, Newton, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. A special thank you to all that cared for Vangie throughout her courageous battle with cancer, especially Dr. Tammula and his staff at St. Vincent, Holy Family Cancer Center and Home Care Health & Hospice and Brittany Bastian. A very special thank you to her personal nurse, her daughter, Jean.


FLOYD WAGNER Floyd U. Wagner, 73, of 4112 S. 23rd St., Manitowoc, died Saturday morning, Nov. 15, at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Community Bible Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Kenneth E. Fisk will officiate and entombment will follow at Knollwood Memorial Gardens (sic). Mr. Wagner was born April 11, 1907, at Valders, son of the late (unreadable sentences) ty most of his life. He married Hilda L. Free, June 25, 1932, at Manitowoc. Mr. Wagner retired at age 67 and had been employed at the Burger Boat Company as a fitter for 32 years. He was a member of the Community Bible Church. Survivors include his wife, Hilda L., a son and daughter-in-law, David F. and Rachel Wagner of Cottage Grove, Wis.; a brother, Dale of Route 1, Manitowoc; two grandchildren (private). He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and till 11 a.m. Tuesday morning when the casket will be moved to the church to lie in state there from noon till the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, November 16, 1980 P.3


MARION WAGNER Marion I. Wagner, age 86, of 3518 Rasher St., Manitowoc, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at the Manitowoc Health Care Center. She was born on Oct. 25, 1921, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Clyde H. and Harriet (Babock) Shaw. Marion was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, class of 1939. On Dec. 27, 1941, she married George J. Wagner at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on July 28, 2006. Marion was a press operator at Mirro Aluminum Company until her retirement. She was also employed with Manitowoc Supper Club as a waitress. She was a member of the St. Mary Rosary and Altar Society. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by a great-grandson: Owen Leonard Moldenhauer; a son-in-law: Neil LaRocque; three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Donald and Laura Shaw; Clyde "Baldy" and Olga Shaw; and John Shaw; two sisters and one brother-in-law: Beatrice Kohlbeck; and Ruth and Reinnie Wagner; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Fred and Deloris Wagner; and Marion and Clarence Bieker. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Tom Wojciechowski O.F.M., with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, from 4 to 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m., led by Deacon Alan Boeldt. Friends may also call on Thursday morning, Dec. 27, 2007, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall, Manitowoc, from 10 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, until the time of service at 11 a.m. Marion enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren. She liked to knit and speak French to anyone who would listen. If love could have saved you, You would have lived forever. A special thank you to the staff at the Manitowoc Health Care Center for their wonderful care of our mother, especially Leah and Joe. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her so much. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 23, 2007


WILLIAM F. WAGNER William F. Wagner, 80, of 2205 S. Ninth St., Manitowoc, died Monday, February 9, at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Reformed United Church of Christ, Manitowoc. The Rev. Arthur H. Wille will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Memorial Chapel Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Wagner was born Jan. 11, 1901, at Manitowoc, son of the late Louis and Hannah Boeckmann Wagner. He married Minnie Kolwey Oct. 2, 1920, in Illinois. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in October of 1980. Mr. Wagner owned and operated the former Bill Wagner Meat Market in Manitowoc for 28 years until his retirement in January of 1969. He was a member of First Reformed United Church of Christ.  Survivors include his wife, Minnie, a son and daughter-in-law, William S. and Mary Lou Wagner of Cato; a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Jack Christman of Manitowoc; a brother, Frank Wagner of Manitowoc; three grandchildren, Stephanie Halloran of Richmond, Va., Linda Ruppelt of Janesville, Wis., and Corlis McKitrick of Manitowoc; a great grandson, Mark and four great granddaughters, Sybil, Sara, Becky and Erin. Three brothers and four sisters preceded him in death. Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral Home 5:30 o’clock to 8:30 o’clock this Tuesday evening until 11 a.m. Wednesday and at the church from noon until the time of service. The family requests memorials to First Reformed United Church of Christ or the charity of the donor’s choice.  Herald Times Reporter


CHARLES WALSDORF Charles R. (Charlie) Walsdorf, age 70, of W1250 Hwy. 149, New Holstein, died Sunday morning, June 12, 2005, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 17, 1934 in the town of New Holstein, son of the late Vincent and Loretta Nett Walsdorf. He attended St. Ann Grade School and Kiel High School. On Feb. 1, 1964, he married Florence Faust at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Kiel. Charlie was employed at Tecumseh Products in New Holstein for 32 years retiring in 1997. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines for four years. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, St. Anna, former member of the Kiel Lions Club and Kiel Snowmobile Club. Charlie enjoyed fishing, four-wheeling, playing sheepshead, snowmobiling, camping and driving semi. Survivors include his wife of 41 years: Florence; three children: Ronald (Ramona) Walsdorf of Kiel; Donald (Dianne) Walsdorf and her children: Ken, Todd, Nathan and Jordan Fox of rural New Holstein; and Rick Walsdorf and special friend, Marie and her son: Dakota of rural New Holstein; one grand-daughter: Kellie Walsdorf; and one stepgreat-grandson: Canyon “C.J.” Fox; two brothers: Nick (Hazel) Walsdorf and Edward (Judy) Walsdorf, all of rural New Holstein; four sisters: Audrey (Francis) Keuler of Minnesota; Rose Price of Plymouth ;Dorothy Schad of rural New Holstein; and Carol (Edwqrad) Salm of Valders. He is also survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Willard (Isabelle) Kienbaum of rural Elkhart Lake; Roger (Caroline) Noworatzky of St. Nazianz; Gilbert Faust of King; Melvin (Germain) Faust of Kiel: Delores (Hugo) Hartmann of rural New Holstein; Leona (Lawrence) Sobiech of rural New Holstein; and Laverne Faust of New Holstein; and Charlie’s special friend, Michael Luetjen. He was preceded in death by two sons: Charles Jr. and Jeff Walsdorf; five brothers-in-law: Elmer Faust, Lester Faust, Leroy Schad, Ed Price and Richard Gorby. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann Catholic Church, St. Anna, with the Rev. Frank Weber fficiating. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Friends may call at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 Sixth St., Kiel, on Tuesday (TODAY) from 3 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning at the funeral home from 9 until 10:00 a.m. when brief family rites will be held. A parish wake service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday (TODAY) at the funeral home. The family would like to thank Dr. Matthews and his nurses, St. Nicholas Hospital and Hospice, nurses and home health aides for everything they did for Charlie. Herald Times Reporter, June 14, 2005



EUNICE MAE WARRENS Eunice Mae Warrens, age 90, formerly of 1225 South 25th Street, Manitowoc, went to be in the arms of her Lord on Wednesday, January 26, 2011. Eunice was born on May 23, 1920, in Plymouth, daughter of the late Albert and Alma (Radder) Lange. She attended schools in Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1938. Eunice married Jacob “Jake” Warrens on April 19, 1941, in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on August 21, 1997. Eunice and her husband Jake, owned and operated Warrens Restaurant until their retirement in 1984. She was a member of First Reformed United Church of Christ. Eunice volunteered for many years at the Manitowoc Senior Center, Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, and St. Vincent DePaul. Survivors include four children: Robert (Gladys) Warrens, Arlington Heights, IL; Douglas Warrens, Appleton; Richard (Cheryl) Warrens, Sherwood; Marilyn (Ramsey) Meyer, Manitowoc; thirteen grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one sister-in-law: Dorothy Engelman, Sheboygan. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jacob Warrens; four sisters. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at First Reformed United Church of Christ, 3613 Waldo Boulevard, Manitowoc. Rev. Richard Runge will officiate. Entombment will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The Jens Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.jensreinboldandpfeffer.com. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Laurel Grove, Shady Lane Nursing Care Center and Holy Family Memorial Medical Center for all the kind and compassionate care shown to Eunice.


CAROL V. WASKOW Carol V. Waskow, age 86, formerly of Two Rivers, died Sunday afternoon, March 31, 2013, at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc. Carol was born November 11, 1926, in Two Rivers, a daughter of the late Kurt and Sophie (Hanstendt) Kasten. She graduated from Two Rivers Washington High School. On February 2, 1949, Carol married Paul Waskow, he preceded her in death on October 2, 1999. Carol and Paul enjoyed traveling together. Carol was employed at the Paragon Co. in Two Rivers for many years until her retirement. Carol enjoyed playing bingo, sewing, crafting and spending time with her pets, especially her cat, Maggie. Carol is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Gary and Kay Waskow of Manitowoc; her daughter: Marlene Kliment of Manitowoc; two granddaughters: Amy (Trent) Nelson and Paula Kliment; and two great granddaughters: Emilia Nelson and Ayla Nelson. She is further survived by a sister: Verna Eiermann; along with other relatives. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sisters: Violet Jorsch and Hazel Petrasehek. The family will greet relatives and friends at Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, on Wednesday afternoon, April 3, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. until 4 p.m. Private family services will be held at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc, at a later date. The Wakow family extends a special thank you to the staff at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center for the compassion and care shown to Carol and her family. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



EVELYN WATSON Evelyn F. Watson, age 84, a resident of The Rosebud Manor, Valders, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Aurora Hospital, Two Rivers. She was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Ernest and Hattie (Herwig) Holzschuh. Evelyn was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, class of 1941. She married Vance Watson in June of 1951 in Las Vegas. He preceded her in death in 1988. Evelyn was a manager at Del-Ray Mobile Home Park in Anaheim, Calif., retiring in 1987. The couple then moved and retired to Parker, Aria. before Evelyn moved back to Valders, in August 2005. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was also preceded in death by a son: Duke Watson in 1980; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Raymond and Ann Holzschuh and William and LaVerne Holzschuh; and four sisters and brothers-in-law: Adeline and Eugene MacDonald; Loretta and Ulrich Braasch; Dorothy and Quirin Swoboda; and Leona and Roland Specht. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Gregory Pope. Cremation to follow with entombment of the cremated remains at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth, at a later date. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, from 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 25, 2007


LEON E. WATSON Leon E. Watson, 82, of 2000 Johnston Dr., Manitowoc, died Tuesday evening, December 9, at Memorial Hospital, Manitowoc. Private family funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. Anthony Hough will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Watson was born Aug. 19, 1898, at Bismarck, Ill., son of the late Samuel R. and Nellie G. Adams Watson. He was educated in Bismarck schools and married Goldie M. White Sept. 5, 1918, at Danville, Ill. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 1978. Mr. Watson owned and operated Manitowoc Tire and Re-treading Service and then owned Watson Mink Ranch from 1947 until his retirement in 1967. He was a member of Free and Accepted Masons Star Lodge No. 709. Survivors include his wife, a son and daughter-in-law, Lowell E. and Eileen Watson of Manitowoc; grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. (Patricia) Nelson of Hudson, Ohio and Mr. and Mrs. John L. (Patricia) Watson of Manitowoc; three great grandchildren (private) and brother, Thomas Haldon Watson of Danville, Ill. Two sisters preceded him in death. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Manitowoc Senior Citizens Center. Herald Times Reporter, December 10, 1980 P.3


GERALDINE L. WEBER Geraldine L. “Jerri” Weber, age 91, a resident of Shady Lane Nursing Car Center, Manitowoc, died early Sunday morning, August 12, 2012 at Shady Lane. Jerri was born March 6, 1921 in Denmark, WI, a daughter of the late Rudolph and Edna (Hansen) Novak. She attended her early years of school in Denmark before her family moved to Brillion where she graduated in 1939 from Brillion High School. Jerri married Joseph J. Weber on Sept. 4, 1943 in Red Bank, N.J. He preceded her in death on August 12, 2000. Survivors include one daughter & son-in-law, Jean and Wayne Machut of Two Rivers; two sons & a daughter-in-law, Jay and Bettyann Weber of Modesto, CA, Dr. Jan Weber and special friend, Tana of Westchester, Pa.; eight grandchildren: Jeremy (Becca) Weber, Jordan (Bonnie) Weber, Katelyn Weber; Courtney and Andrew Weber; Quinn Machut and special friend, Heidi; Trent (Colleen) Machut, and Lara (Ben) Jewson; eight great grandchildren: Dylan, Riley, Collin, Chase, Carson and Cameron Weber; Tayler and Benny Jewson. She is further survived by one sister, Elaine Novak, Manitowoc; one brother-in-law & three sisters-in-law, Richard and Betty Weber, Manitowoc, Marilyn Weber, Newton, and Laverne Weber, Manitowoc. In addition to her parents and her husband, Joe, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Novak; and brothers-in-law, Gardy and John Weber. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506-18th St., Two Rivers. Rev Richard Runge will officiate at the service, with entombment in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310 Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at Deja & Martin funeral Chapels on Thursday from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. The Weber family would like to express their sincere thanks to all at Shady Lane Nursing Care Center who cared for Jerri over the past 2-1/2 years. Your kindness will forever be appreciated. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



GRACE A. WELCH Grace A. Welch, age 79 of Reedsville, died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at her home.  Grace was born June 7, 1928, in the town of Morrison to the late Reinhard and Irma (Frosch) Siebert. She graduated from De Pere High School with the class of 1945. Grace married LeRoy Welch April 8, 1951, at Holy Innocents Rectory in Manitowoc. Grace was a former employee of Arien's Company, Brillion, retiring in 1993.  She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, playing bingo, going on bus tours and was a member of the bulletin committee and worked on several other projects at Wayside Zion Lutheran Church.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.)  She was preceded in death by her husband: LeRoy in 1988; two brothers: Elroy and Howard; three brothers-in-law: Edward Garsow, Phil Mullins and Frank Trinka and two sisters-in-law: Norma Siebert and Nancy Siebert.  Friends may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at Zion Lutheran Church, 8378 County Road W, Wayside, until the time of service. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Andrew Thompson officiating. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc.  In accordance with Grace's request, the casket will remain closed.  Nickel Funeral Home, Morrison, assisting the family.  Herald Times Reporter, July 30, 2007


WALLACE WELK Wallace E. Welk, age 82, a recent resident of Sanford Care Center, Vermillion, S.D., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at Sanford Hospital in Vermillion, S.D. Wallace was born on July 8, 1925, in Manitowoc, to Ervin and Meta (Wiesman) Welk, who preceded him in death. He married Gladys Graycarek of Two Rivers on July 2, 1949, at First German Lutheran Church in Manitowoc. The couple lived in Two Rivers from 1950 until 1994, at which time they moved to Fond du Lac, and in 2004, they moved back to Manitowoc. Wallace was a 1944 graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, and then furthered his education at the Manitowoc Extension, and the University of Wisconsin– Madison. He also attended the ACME School of Engineering. Wallace was employed as an engineer at Paragon Electric Company in Two Rivers from 1959, until his retirement. Prior to that, he was employed at Hamilton Manufacturing Company. He was active at St. John's Lutheran Church while a resident of Two Rivers, and recently was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. While living in Two Rivers, he was a member of the Silver K Kiwanis Club, a member and past chairman of the Fond du Lac Chapter No. 45, American Society of Manufacture Engineers, and a former member of the Lakeside Twirlers Square Dance Club. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Private family services were held on Dec. 15, 2007, at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. The Rev. Tom Pankow officiated at the service, with entombment at the mausoleum. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, assisted the Welk family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 15, 2007


ELAINE WENDLING Elaine Wendling, age 83, a lifelong resident of Collins, died on Sunday evening, Dec. 23, 2007, at Manitowoc Health Care Center, with her family at her side. She had been a resident at the Care Center. She was the former Elaine M. Rabe, born on March 20, 1924, in the town of Schleswig, daughter of the late Otto and Emma (Laurence) Rabe. Elaine attended Elder Grove Grade School and was a 1942 graduate of Kiel High School. On April 3, 1943, she married Glenroy Wendling in Waycross, Ga. Glenroy preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1990. Elaine had previously worked at the former Hanson Glove Factory, Kiel, Tecumseh Products, New Holstein, and retired in 1985 from her secretary and accounting position at Union Brass & Aluminum Foundry, Collins, which she owned with her husband, Glenroy. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills, where she was a member of the choir and the Marion Council, including holding an office in the Council. She was a former member of St. Mary's, Reedsville, where she belonged to the Christian Women's Society and the choir. Elaine enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially attending her grandkids' events. She also enjoyed listening to students read at St. Mary's, playing cards, traveling, needlepoint, sewing, cross stitch, crocheting and was an avid reader. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by two grandchildren: Tara Benter and Melissa Pederson-Zipperer; one sister: Lorena Rabe; and six brothers: Walter, Harvey, Truman, Clarence, Ervin and Ray Rabe. The funeral Mass for Elaine will be celebrated on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills, with the Rev. David Zimmerman officiating. Entombment will take place in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th St., Kiel, on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007, from 3 until 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be sent to www.meiselwitzfh .com. Elaine's family would like to extend their thanks to the staff at Manitowoc Health Care Center for the wonderful care given to their mother. Herald Times Reporter, Dec. 27, 2007


GEORGE E. WHEELER JR. George E. Wheeler Jr., age 84, formerly of 2514 S. 8th Street, Manitowoc, and a current resident of Walnut Grove in Manitowoc, died on Tuesday morning, April 13, 2010, at Walnut Grove. He was born on Feb. 18, 1926, in Powers, Michigan, son of the late George and Margaret (Dugre) Wheeler Sr. George was a Disabled American Veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II. On Nov. 27, 1948, he married the former Amelia Pozorski at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. She preceded him in death on Dec. 20, 2005. George was a truck driver for Newell in Manitowoc, retiring in 1988. After his retirement, he then worked for Manitowoc Tool & Machine. Survivors include his children: Allen and Nancy Wheeler, Angie and Mickey Lillibridge, Art Wheeler, all of Manitowoc; ten grandchildren: Aaron (Lauri) Lillibridge, Joe (Jessie) Lillibridge, Michelle Lillibridge, Andy (Karen) Wheeler, all of Manitowoc, Sarah Wheeler and Emmy Wheeler, both of Scottsdale, Ariz., Sean (Angie) Littlefield, Manitowoc, Kristin (Ben) Fischer, Chandler, Ariz., and Rebecca and Stephanie Wheeler, Manitowoc; three great-grandchildren: Alexis Singletary, Sophie Lillibridge, Jonathan Lillibridge; a sister: Alice Becker, Manitowoc; and one brother and two sisters-in-law: Francis and Jean Wheeler, Manitowoc, and Rose Wheeler, Milwaukee. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was also preceded in death by two brothers: Robert and Stewart Wheeler; and a sister and two brothers-in-law: Margaret and Daniel Mangin and Allen Becker. A Memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2010, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc. Entombment of the cremated remains will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth, at a later date. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 4 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2010, until 5:45 p.m. Military Rites will be accorded by VFW Otto Oas Post No. 659. The family wishes to send a special thank you to Generations Elder Care, Manitowoc Healfriends on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Emanuel United Methodist C hurch, Two Rivers, from 2:30 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in William's name for the benefit of Emanuel United Methodist Church. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter May 6, 2010


DANIEL WHEELOCK Daniel A. Wheelock, 25, of 728 N. 6th Street, Manitowoc, died Sunday, June 17, 1990, at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc. A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 21, at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Manitowoc. Rev. William Plank will officiate. Entombment will follow in Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Daniel was born September 1, 1964, in Manitowoc, son of Donahue and Carol Brisbin Wheelock. He attended schools in Manitowoc and graduated from Lincoln High School. Survivors include his parents; one brother, Donovan Wheelock of Manitowoc; one sister and brother-in-law, Denise and William Womack of Sanford, Florida; one nephew, Rahandee Womack, also of Sanford, Florida; his grandmother, Mrs. Iama Brisbin of Manitowoc; further survived by his uncle Ronald Brisbin of Otisville, Michigan, Uncle Ted and Aunt Jean Wheelock of Richland Center, Wisconsin, Uncle John and Aunt Harriet Wheelock of Madison, Wisconsin, Aunt Dorothy Nickelson of Seattle, Washington; his godparents, Mr. Arnold Spatchek of Manitowoc and Mrs. Caroline Luchterhand of Manitowoc; many cousins, other relatives and close friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Rexford Brisbin, and paternal grandparents, Horace and Berdella Wheelock. Friends may greet the family at the church from 12 noon to the time of services on Thursday. There will be no Wednesday evening visitation at the Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



RAYMOND C. WIERSIG OBITUARY, Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc, WI, 06 Apr 2005 Ray Wiersig, age 85, a resident of Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc, formerly of 3207 Adams St. Two Rivers, died early Sunday, April 3, 2005 at Shady Lane Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8, 2005 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Kay S. Richter, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Ray was born July 27, 1919 at Colby, Wis., a son of the late Walter and Amelia (Dins) Wiersig. He was a 1937 graduate of Colby High School, and furthered his education at the Stevens Point State Teachers College, where he earned a degree in education in 1940. On Nov. 5, 1946, he married Mary W. Wertheimer in Watertown. She preceded him in death Feb. 11, 1998. Mr. Wiersig was well known as a coach of high school sports. His first coaching positions coming as head basketball coach at Argonne and Pardeeville. In 1943, he became head football, basketball and baseball coach at Sparta High School, where he coached for two years, until accepting the head coaching positions of the same sports at Algoma High School in 1945. In the fall of 1947, he became head football coach of the Two Rivers Raiders. Along with football coaching, Ray also coached the baseball team, tennis team and freshman basketball. Mr. Wiersig also taught mathematics at Pardeeville, Algoma, and Two Rivers High School. In 1952, he left the teaching and coaching staff, and purchased the C. Schlei Dray Line of Manitowoc, which he operated until retiring in 1983. Ray was an avid baseball player and played minor league ball for a short time. He also refereed both football and basketball for many years. He was an avid golfer and one of the founding members of Branch River Country Club, as well as past president of the country club. He also enjoyed traveling, fishing, watching all sports and was an avid CUBS fan. He was a longtime Packer backer and season ticket holder; longtime member of the Two Rivers Elks Lodge #1380; and past member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Two Rivers, presently, U.S. Bank. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law: one daughter and son-in-law: and four grandchildren: He is further survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law: one sister: nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife; one brother: Art Wiersig; and one sister: Evelyn Kobs. Relatives and friends may call at Calvary Lutheran Church after 10 a.m. on Friday until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Thursday evening visitation. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels of Two Rivers is assisting the Wiersig family with funeral arrangements. (sent in by researcher/see contributors page)


ELEANORE M. WILDA Eleanore M. Wilda, age 95, formerly of 1310 N. 23rd Street, Manitowoc, and a current resident of Hermony West of Manitowoc, died Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Harmony West. She was born on June 9, 1916, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche (Coblewski) Kolodzeske. On June 24, 1937, she married Alvin F. Wilda. He preceded her in death on July 18, 1989. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law: Dianne and Garth Behrendt, Lansing, Michigan, Marilyn and David Speerschneider, Madison; five grandchildren: Jeffrey (Mai) Behrendt, Lansing, Michigan, Kerry Lynn (Tom) Lear, Lansing, Michigan, Thomas (Sherri) Behrendt, Dillingham, Alaska, Kasson J. Kauth, Ashland, Oregon; one great-grandson: Thomas Lear III; two sisters: Rose Marie Rohde and Lucille Coen, both of Manitowoc; and a brother: Dan Kolodzeske, Superior. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Emily Meyer, Ruth Kolodzeske; two brothers: Alvin Kolodzeske, Ray Kolby and her beloved dog: Ernie. Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc. Eleanore will be laid to rest at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth, and a memorial service for her will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneral home.com The Pfeffer Funeral Home & All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.



LESTER A. WILDA From the Herald Times Reporter, May 6, 1996 Living people have been omitted. Lester A. Wilda, age 77, of Manitowoc, died Saturday, May 4, 1996, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc. Private Family Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 7, 1996, at Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel, town of Kossuth, Rev. Robert Simensen will officiate with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum. Lester was born September 5, 1918 at Francis Creek, son of the late Adolph and Mayme Kubsch Wilda. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc. During World War II he served in the Pacific Theatre of War with the United States Navy. The ship he served on was the U.S.S. Pickaway. On June 23, 1941, he married Mercedes M. Skubal in Two Rivers. In 1980 Lester retired from the Mirro Corporation as a general forman(sic). He worked at Mirro Corp. for 35 years. He was a member of Amvet's Post #99, Traveler's Protective Association, and St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Lester was an avid fisherman. Survivors include his wife, five children, a sister, 10 grandchildren, 15 great-granchildren; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Joyce Wilda. Memorials would be appreciated to St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.


KATHRYN M. WILDE Kathryn M. Wilde, age 83, formerly of Manitowoc, died Wednesday evening, May 27, 2009, at Aurora BayCare in Green Bay. Kathryn was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Green Bay, daughter of the late William and Blossom (Rasmussen) Wygralak. She attended schools in Green Bay and graduated from Green Bay West High School. She married Elmer Wilde on Nov. 29, 1950, in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death Feb. 8, 1983. She was employed for the city of Manitowoc as a bus driver for many years until her retirement. Kathryn was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. Survivors include four children: Susan Wilde, Green Bay; Curt (Lori) Wilde, Manitowoc; Gloria LeBrick, Manitowoc; Paul (Sue) Wilde, Conroe, Texas; daughter-in-law: Kathy Wilde, Two Rivers; nine grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; one sister: Dorothy Bruckner, Sturgeon Bay. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elmer; and one son: Bruce Wilde. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2009, at Knollwood Mausoleum Chapel, 1500 Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Keith Burnett will officiate with entombment to follow in the mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the chapel Monday from 12 p.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. The Jens Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the Wilde family. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Kathryn's name. Herald Times Reporter May 30, 2009


SHIRLEY WILFERT Shirley Wilfert, 89, a resident of River’s Bend & Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc, entered into eternal life on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at the Center. Shirley was born Oct. 12, 1922, in Whitelaw, Wis., to the late Frank and Julia Palzer Koeppel. She attended St. Michael’s Catholic School in Whitelaw. Shirley married Robert Wilfert on Nov. 25, 1941, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. He preceded her in death June 18, 2000. The couple farmed in the Shoto area until their retirement. Shirley was a 4-H leader in the Crystal Sprigsn 4-H Club for 16 years. She also taught CCD classes at Holy Cross for many years. Shirley devoted herself to raising her family and encouraged all of her children to further their education. She was an attentive grandmother and enjoyed frequent visits ith friends and family. Shirley will be sadly (sic) by two sons and daughter-in-law, William and Marilyn Wilfert, Two Rivers; David and Terri Wilfert, Two Rivers; five daughters and sons-in-law; Ann and Walter Drees, Rosendale; Eileen and Tony Fictum, Maribel; Judy and Michael Hansen, Greendale; Nancy and Earl Gill, Reedsville; and Joyce and Brian Miller, Milwaukee; grandchildren: Martin, Nicholas, Ryan, and Kelli Wilfert, Karl and Rudy Fictim, Sara (Joseph) Betcher, Gregory and Joseph Hansen, Theresa (Dan) Schwandt, Angie (Tiny) Reich, Mclain (Crystal) Gill, Kristy (Dan) Jakubek, and Eric Miller; five great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law: James (Carol) Koeppel, Mishicot; Lester and (J’Ette) Koeppel, Two Rivers; a sister-in-law, Marge Wilfert, Sheboygan; nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends, Francine Rabitz and Gladys Wilfert. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Dayna and Michael Drees; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Martin and Theresa Wilfert; sister and brother-in-law: Marian (Donald) Stefaniak; brother-in-law, and sister-in-law, Harold (Lucille ) Wilfert; and brother-in-law, Ralph Wilfert. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Two Rivers, with the Reverend Tom Reynebeau officiating, with entombment in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the church until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Tuesday evening visitation. Shirley’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the entire staff of River’s Bend, Heartland Hospice, and Dr. Robert Gahl for their compassion and excellent care. Your kindness will always be remembered. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. No newspaper cited.


SHIRLEY M. WILLIQUETTE Shirley M. Williquette, age 77, of 1080 South 39th Street, Manitowoc, WI entered eternal life with her family by her side on Thursday afternoon, October 24, 2013 at the family residence. Shirley was born July 29, 1936 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of the late Matthew and Snobie Laurent Krummel. Shirley was a graduate of Washington High School in Two Rivers with the class of 1956. She was employed as a religious secretary at the former Holy Innocents Catholic Church along with being employed over the years at Two Rivers Hospital, doctor and dental clinics. On August 9, 1958 she married Donald Williquette at Hoy Redeemer Catholic Church in Two Rivers. Shirley was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and the St. Clare Society of the church. She was also a Eucharistic minister at the former Holy Innocents Catholic Church and Holy Family Memorial Hospital. Shirley enjoyed playing cards with her bridge clubs. She is survived by her husband of 55 years: Donald; two children: Michael (Debra) Williquette, Manitowoc, WI; Kay (Todd) Hillner, Grafton, WI; four grandchildren: Kyle and Ryan Williquette; Abigail and Madeline Hillner; one sister: Gertrude Blaha, Two Rivers, WI; nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; Matthew and Snobie Krummel; one brother: Donald Krummel; one brother-in-law: Wilbur Blaha. Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Waldo. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Richard Klingeisen. Entombment of the cremains will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Cremation took place at the Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel. Relatives and friends may call at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Waldo from 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. Memorials would be appreciated to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to www.harriganparkside-funeralhome .com. The family would like to extend their appreciation and thanks for the special care and attention that was given to Shirley by Holy Family Memorial Hospice and Homecare. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.



SHIRLEY I. WILSMANN Shirley I. Wilsmann, age 81, of 7930 Thunder Road, Manitowoc, died Friday evening Sept. 28, 2007, at her residence.  She was born on June 16, 1926, in Two Rivers, daughter of the late Stanley and Irene Simons Gunderson. Shirley graduated from Two Rivers Washington High School with the class of 1944. She then graduated from Silver Lake College with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. On June 28, 1947, she married Gordon Stueck at Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death in 1993. On Aug. 24, 1996, she married Elmer Wilsmann at Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. She was the first-grade teacher at O.H. Schultz School in Mishicot for 27 years, retiring in 1990. Shirley was a lifelong member of Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. She was very active in the church as a member of the choir, and also as the choir director for several years. She was a member of the Cato V.F.W. Auxiliary Post. Shirley enjoyed playing cards and reading.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Shirley also was preceded in death by two brothers: Gerald and Lynn Gunderson; two sisters: Jean Torrens and Edith Ruthmansdorfer.  The family will greet relatives and friends from 9 until 11 a.m. on Tuesday Oct. 2, 2007, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Sonia Alvarado. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum on Tuesday.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to Holy Family Hospice for their care and compassion shown towards Shirley and her family.  Memorials may be made to Emanuel United Methodist Church, Two Rivers.  The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 30, 2007


GENEVIEVE "GENE" WINIECKI Genevieve "Gene" Winiecki, age 89, of Green Bay, died Friday, March 27, 2009, at her home. She was born in the town of Eaton on Jan. 2, 1920, to the late John and Mary (Pieschek) Kuffel. Gene married Benedict R. Winiecki on June 1, 1940, at SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Eaton. The couple then moved to Manitowoc, where she resided until 1999. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1979. Gene was known for her handiwork, including sewing, rug hooking and quilting. She is survived by four children: Alan (Mary Ann) Winiecki of Pulaski, Barbara Krueger of Manitowoc, Ervin (Barb) Winiecki of Manitowoc, and Loretta Henry of Scottsdale, Ariz.; eight grandchildren: Michelle, Tim, Scott, Tina, Christine, Rachael, Alison and Crystal; eight great-grandchildren; one son-in-law: Dave Bolle of Bellevue; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Andrew (Marion) Kuffel and Joseph (Phyllis) Kuffel, all of Green Bay; three sisters: Delores (Jack) Schigur of Green Bay, Jolanta "Jolly" Johnston, of Manitowoc, and Ann Meusbergur of Des Moines, Iowa; two sisters-in-law: Nora Kuffel and Judy Kuffel, both of Green Bay; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one daughter: Paulette Bolle; four sisters: Gertrude Mancheski, Mary Patek, Theresa Klein and Sylvia Kuffel; and two brothers: John "Jack" Kuffel and Frank Kuffel. Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., after 4 p.m. Monday until the time of service. The funeral service is at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Sister Helen Keyzer officiating. Burial in Knollwood Cemetery, Manitowoc. Online condolences may be sent to the Winiecki family at www.prokowall.com. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund is being established. Herald Times Reporter March 29, 2009


CORA E. WINKEL Cora E. Winkel, 93, formerly of School Hill, died Thursday morning, Jan. 16, 2003, at the Calumet Homestead Rehabilitation Center, New Holstein, where she resided the past three and one-half years. She is the former Cora Thieleke, born Dec. 13, 1909, in the Town of Meeme, daughter of the late Rudolph and Minnie Schneider Thieleke. She attended Louis Corners School. On June 15, 1929, Cora married her husband of 64 years, Harry Winkel, at First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. He preceded her in death on April 28, 1993. Cora worked for various canning companies in the area, the Osthoff Resort and Laun Furniture. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Kiel; Presbyterian Women; and a former member of the G.U.G. Germania. Cora enjoyed crocheting, sewing, knitting, gardening and playing cards with her friends. Survivors include her three children, seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Melvin (June) Thieleke of Randolph; and one sister, Edna Garlieb of rural Kiel. She is further survived by one sister-in-law, one brother and sister-in-law, nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her stepfather Fred Rupnow, one brother, Allen Thieleke; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edwin Garlieb, Roland and Cledonia Winkel, Arvin and Margaret Winkel, and John and Beatrice Winkel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Meiselwitz- Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 Sixth St., Kiel, with the Rev. Marcia Thomas officiating. Entombment will take place in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name. The Sheboygan Press, January 17, 2003


HARRY WINKEL Harry Winkel, 90, of 231 South Liberty Street, Valders, formerly of New Holstein and School Hill, died Wednesday evening, April 28, 1993 at his home after a lingering illness. He was born May 17, 1902 in the Town of Schleswig, son of the late Frank and Louise Balz Winkel. He attended the former Fountain Park School in the Town of Schleswig. On June 15, 1929, he married Cora Thieleke at First Presbyterian Church, Kiel. He was employed with Manitowoc County Highway Department for 37 years, retiring in 1967. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 1989. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Kiel. Survivors include his wife, Cora; one son, two daughters, seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one brother. He was preceded in death by three brothers. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, at First Presbyterian Church, Kiel, with the Rev. Maxine Hall officiating. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Friends may call at Meiselwitz Funeral Home, Kiel, from 4 to 8;30 p.m., Friday, (TODAY), and at the CHURCH, on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. A memorial has been established in his name. Sheboygan Press, Fri. Apr. 30, 1993, p. A2, c. 2


GERALD A. WINNEGA Gerald A. Winnega, age 89, of Mishicot, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at the Hamilton Care Center, Two Rivers. Gerald was born Sept. 13, 1920, in the town of Rolling (near Antigo) son of the late Julius and Sarah (Manney) Winnega. On Sept. 25, 1943, he married Gloria Robinson in Antigo. The couple moved to Two Rivers in 1950 where they raised their family. They moved to Mishicot in the summer of 1999. While living in Antigo, Gerald worked as a Milk Hauler from 1944-1950. He was employed at the Metal Ware Corp. in Two Rivers from 1950 until his retirement in January of 1963. Gerald was a charter member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Two Rivers. Survivors include his wife: Gloria Winnega, Mishicot; two sons and daughters-in-law: Calvin and Carol Winnega, Two Rivers: Dennis and Joanne Winnega, Two Rivers; one daughter and son-in-law: Kathleen and Richard Wolfe, Bellevue; five grandchildren: Todd Winnega, Kevin (Susan ) Winnega, Jennifer (Marc) Schinker; Daniel Winnega (fiancé, Katie Gilbert) Victora Wolfe; two sisters: Elizabeth “Betty” Fischer, Green Bay; Genevive Johnson, Green Bay; one brother-in-law: Franklin “Huntz” Thomas, Shawano; three sisters-in-law: Norma and Edward Drescher, Neshkoro; Marilyn and Ronald Gauthier, Hubertus; Grace and Robert Gott, Rochelle, Ill.; brother-in-law: Donald Artz, Rothschild. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was also preceded in death by one granddaughter: Lori Winnega; four sisters: Idella Winnega, Lela “Lee” Dennis, Helen Thomas and Jean Hoerman; one sister-in-law: Eleanor Artz. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church, 1921 Adams St., Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Kay Richter. Entombment will be at Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday, at Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Gerald’s name to Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two River, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Hamilton Care Center of the compassion and care shown to Gerald and his family. Herald Times Reporter, Sept. 9, 2010



DAVID F. WISNOWSKI  David F. Wisnowski "Big Dave," age 53, of 704 S. 15th St., Manitowoc, died on Thursday, April 3, 2008, at North Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center.  David was born on June 29, 1954, at Hartford, Conn., son of the late Ralph and Lillian (LaBlance) Wisnowski.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) His parents preceded him in death.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2008, at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, 1500 Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The Rev. Michael Braund will officiate. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum.  Relatives and friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.  The Jens Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the Wisnowski family.  The family takes comfort in the words of the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 5:8, "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord."  Herald Times Reporter, April 9, 2008


LORIAN WIZA Lorian S. Wiza, age 74, of 2508 Forest Ave., Two Rivers, died Saturday, March 16, 2002 at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday March 19, 2002 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. William O’Brien with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, March 18, 2002 Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.



PEARL WOELFEL Pearl A. Woelfel, 72, of New Holstein died Tuesday September 4, 2007 at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan. She was born October 2, 1934 in Charlestown a daughter of the late Ervin & Lucille (Mueller) Zierer. On May 2, 1953 she married Alvin J. "Louie" Woelfel at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in New Holstein; he preceded her in death on November 21, 1995. Pearl had worked at Tecumseh Engine Products in New Holstein. Survivors include her son, Ken-neth Woelfel of New Holstein; her daughters, Linda Laack of Rotonda West, Florida and Sharon Sabel of New Holstein; her grand-children, Pvt.2 Jason Laack & Pvt.2 Kristopher Laack both serving in the U. S. Army at Camp Casey in Korea, Ryan Sabel of Sheboygan and Nicole Sabel of Atlanta, GA; 2 great-grandchildren, Mason Sabel & Tillman Sabel and her brother, Eugene (Susan) Zierer of Manitowoc. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 2 brothers, Donald & Marvin Z ierer and an infant sister Delores. Entombment will be at the Knollwood Memorial Park Mausoleum in Manitowoc. Online Obituary.


MILDA WOLLERSHEIM Milda Wollersheim, 91, formerly of Kiel, died Sunday afternoon, December 4, 2005 at Calumet Homestead Rehabilitation Center, New Holstein where she resided the past three years. Milda was born on September 5, 1914 in the town of Liberty, Manitowoc Co. daughter of the late August & Emma Pingel Schnell. She attended the town of Liberty Grade School. On November 18, 1939 she married Erwin Wollersheim at Trinity Lutheran Church in the town of Liberty. Her husband preceded her in death on March 18, 1987. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Kiel and the Louis Corners Homemakers. Milda enjoyed Sunday dancing and belonged to numerous card clubs. Survivors include her two children: William (Karen) Wollersheim, Plymouth, LuAnn (Dale) Jeanty, Howards Grove, two granddaughters, Fay (Wade) Weis, Plymouth, Doreen (Bruce) Hahn, Paducah, Kentucky and one great grandson, Trevor Weis. She is further survived by three step great grandsons, one step great great grandson and one sister, Hertha O'Neil of Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8, 2005 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 387 Cemetery Road, Kiel with the Rev. David Laabs officiating. Entombment will take place in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Friends may call at the CHURCH on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her name. Milda's family would like to thank Dr. Michael Hetzner & the staff and nurses at Calumet Homestead Rehabilitation Center, New Holstein for the wonderful care given to her the past three years and to Pastor Laabs and Janet Temreck for their visits and help. Online Obituary.


JUNE M. WOELLERT June M. Woellert, age 91, a resident of Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital on Green Bay. June was born on August 7, 1921 in Manitowoc to the late Louis and Florence Bauer Marshek. She attended grade school at the former Sacred Heart Catholic School and later graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1938. On May 11, 1946, June married Max H. Woellert at Holy Innocents Catholic Church by Rev. E. A. Radey. They had celebrated 50 years of marriage on May 11, 1996. Max preceded her in death on January 10, 2001. June and Max enjoyed many years at their cottage at Little Sturgeon and had many friends there too. June and her friends from high school had a card club which started right after graduation and continued until the early 2000’s. She was chairwoman of the class reunions for many years. June had worked at Mirro Company and then as a secretary at Manitowoc Engineering Company until her retirement in 1980. She was a member of the Manitowoc Senior Center and St. Francis of Assisi. Survivors include June’s niece: Kay (Donn) Kleis, Milwaukee; nephew: Ronald (Carol) Iraci, Beavercreek, OH; great nephew: Robert (Barbara) Marquardt, Cleveland, OH; also other relatives and many friends. June was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Max; and sister and brother-in-law: Violet and George Iraci. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Richard Klingeisen with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Following the funeral service, a luncheon will be held at the Harrigan Parkside Gathering Center located on the south property of the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.harriganparkside funeralhome.com. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials in June’s name. Special thanks to the staff of St. Vincent Hospital for the compassionate care they provided to June. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.


JEANNETTE WOLDT Jeanette A. Woldt, age 68, of 422 Lee Ave., Brillion, passed away on June 14, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, with her family by her side. She was born May 19, 1934, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Ervin and Hilma (Horn) Schwanke. She married Hugo Woldt on Dec. 31, 1957, in Reedsville. For a short time before her marriage to Hugo she was employed with a cheese plant and the telephone company. She helped on the family farm until her retirement with her husband in 1990, and then moved to Brillion. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Brillion and the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed many things in her life, including gardening, canning, sewing, raising poultry, playing cards and bingo with friends. Jeanette was a wonderful mother, devoted to her family and proud of her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her husband Hugo, twin daughters and their husbands, Christine (Brian) Bloom of Iola and Carol (Jerry) Geise of Appleton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Daryl (Amy) Woldt of Brillion and Tim Woldt of Brillion; nine grandchildren Justin and Brittany Geise, Tyler and Lindsey Bloom, Kelsey, Kayla Kirsten, Karly and Kortney Woldt; a sister and brother-in-law: Audrey (William) Koch of Reedsville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Eldred (Audrey) Schwanke of Manitowoc and Ronald (Bernadette) Schwanke of Cato. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2002, at Faith United Methodist Church in Brillion, with the Rev. Patricia Knutson officiating. Entombment will follow at Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Weiting Funeral Home in Brillion from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, and then at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Jeanette was a kind-hearted, soft spoken, nurturing, special person who encouraged the positive things in life. During the later years in life she was challenged with deteriorating health but through it all she maintained a positive attitude to those around her. Her loving and devoted husband Hugo was by her side to the end, always inventing and building new things to help accommodate her with her needs in later years. Our mother will be remembered as a hard working person, always taking pride in her humble life and great joy in the love she received from all of us who loved her…now and always. Herald Times Reporter, June 16, 2002



FLORENCE WONDRASH (d. 1980) Mrs. Florence Wondrash, 63, of 1931-31st St., Two Rivers, died early Friday morning, Jan. 18, at University Hospital, Madison. Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Monday at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels and 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. The Rev. Paul Schumacher will officiate and burial will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mrs. Wondrash, nee Florence Zywicke, was born Nov. 2, 1916, at Mosinee, Wis., daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Chlowski Zywicke. When she was a youth, the family moved to Two Rivers and she attended Two Rivers schools. She was married to John Wondrash. Survivors include a son, Gary of Madison; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Patty) Ploeckelman of Sun Prairie, Wis.; two brothers, Andrew Zywicke of Two Rivers and Frank Zywicke of Mosinee; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Blaszcyk, Mrs. Frances Wichlacz, Mrs. Adolph Gauthier, Mrs. Joe Kotchi, and Mrs. Milton Pilzak of Two Rivers, and two grandchildren. Friends may call at Deja and Martin Funeral Chapels from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday where a memorial serivce will be held at 7 p.m. Herald Times Reporter, January 18, 1980 P.3


FLORENCE C. WONDRASH  Florence C. Wondrash, age 88, a resident of Harmony of Two Rivers, formerly of 1034 27th St., Two Rivers, died early on Monday morning, Aug. 27, 2007, at Harmony of Two Rivers.  Florence was born on June 9, 1919, in Two Rivers, a daughter of the late Joseph and Clara (Sayeski) Gronoski. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Grade School, and Washington High School, Two Rivers, graduating with the class of 1936. On Aug. 30, 1941, she married Joseph J. Wondrash in Two Rivers. He preceded her in death on May 21, 1983. Florence worked for the Metal Ware Corporation and Schwartz Manufacturing Company, both of Two Rivers, for a number of years. She was a former member of the Ladies of Sacred Heart Church; and she enjoyed walking, playing cards and time spent with her family.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law: Henry LuMaye; one brother: Sylvester Gronoski; and a brother-in-law: Wally Culligan.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William G. O'Brien, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc.  The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, after 9 a.m. on Thursday until the time of mass at 10:30 a.m. There will be no Wednesday evening visitation.  Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Wondrash family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 28, 2007


JOHN WOOD Funeral services for John H. Wood, age 80, a resident of 4366 N. Valley View Circle, Newton, who died Friday morning, Feb. 9, 2007, at the Manitowoc Health Care Center, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community, Newton. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. David Beaudry, with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. Military Rites will be accorded by VFW Otto Oas Post 659 at St. Thomas the Apostle, Newton. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Community, Newton, from 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, until the time of service at 11 a.m. The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 11, 2007


BERNICE A. WORACHEK Bernice A. Worachek, age 88, a former Tisch Mills resident, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at the Century Ridge Assisted Living Facility in Green Bay after a lengthy illness.  Bernice was born on Sept. 13, 1919, in Kewaunee County to the late John and Pauline Walechka Jerabek, and has been a lifelong area resident. She married Harvey H. Worachek on June 15, 1939, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Norman. He preceded her in death on March 15, 1994. She and her husband farmed for many years in the town of Carlton, Kewaunee County.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.)  In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by one brother: Victor Jerabek, and one sister: Joan Muench.  Private family funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum. The Rev. Sonia Alvarado officiated at the service.  The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot assisted the Worachek family with funeral arrangements.  Bernice's family would like to express a very special thank you to the entire staff of the Century Ridge Assisted Living Facility of Green Bay and to Unity Hospice of Green Bay for all of their special care and support shown to Bernice and our family during her illness. You kindness will always be remembered.  Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 7, 2007


JOHN E. WORACHEK John E. Worachek, age 86, of Reedsville, died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at North Ridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center in Manitowoc.  He was born on May 22, 1921, in Menominee, Mich., son of the late Frank and Mary (Jazwinski) Worachek. He married Theresa Zettel on July 6, 1970, in Reedsville. He graduated from St. Norbert College and then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. In 1953, he came to Reedsville as a chemistry teacher and principal. In 1955, he became superintendent of the Reedsville Public School until his retirement in 1983. He served as president of the Lakeshore Technical College board. He was an integral influence in establishing the Reedsville Manor and the first Medical Center in Reedsville. He was an active member of the Reedsville Lions Club, American Legion, the Reedsville Athletic Association, AMVETS, Knights of Columbus, St. Mary's Parish, Holy Family Parish and St. Mary's Historical Building. John also received many awards and recognitions, but the most coveted award was the Melvin Jones Fellow Award given by the Lions Club International Foundation.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister: Sister Francile (Helen Blossoni) Worachek; a brother: Frank J. Worachek; a sister-in-law: Eunice Zettel; and a brother-in-law: Lloyd Schmelzle.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion. The Rev. Mathew Simonar will officiate. Entombment will be held at Knollwood Mausoleum in Manitowoc.  Friends may call at St. Mary Historical Building, 615 Menasha St., Reedsville, on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and then at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. The Knights of Columbus will recite the rosary at 7 p.m. on Thursday and a parish prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. also on Thursday evening.  In memory of John, memorials may be made to the Foundation of St. Mary's Historical Building in Reedsville, Reedsville High School Scholarship Fund, or to a charity of your choice.  The Wieting Funeral Home of Reedsville is assisting the Worachek family with arrangements.  The family of John Worachek wishes to thank the doctors, nurses, aides and therapists at Holy Family Hospital and North Ridge Medical Staff for their care and kindness during his illness. His caregivers were like angels, and our prayers are with them all!  Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 31, 2007


MELVIN C. WUNSCH Melvin C. Wunsch, age 88, a resident of the Hamilton Memorial Home, Two Rivers, formerly of 2515 37th St., died peacefully, early on Wednesday morning, July 30, 2008, at the Hamilton Home. Melvin was born on July 2, 1920, in Rozellville, a son of the late Joseph G. and Fern L. (Bever) Wunsch. He attended St. John's Catholic Grade School in Marshfield, and graduated from Marshfield High School with the class of 1938. He then furthered his education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in math and chemistry in June of 1942. Following his college days, Mr. Wunsch joined the U.S. Navy during the years of World War II and saw action in two separate theaters. His first served in the Atlantic and Mediterranean seas aboard the U.S.S. Charles Carrol. While on the Carrol, he helped bring in the first wave that hit the beaches at Sicily and Salerno. He was then transferred to the Pacific Theater where he was appointed skipper of his own ship. Commanding the Landing Craft Infantry, he helped the allies win the famous battles for control of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He was released from active duty in June of 1946. Mr. Wunsch then returned to college and earned his Master of music degree from Vandercook College of Music in Illinois. He taught mathematics at Washington High School in Two Rivers for 28 years. Before coming to Two Rivers, he was principal and teacher at Dorchester, and was a math and chemistry teacher, along with band and chorus director at Valders High School for seven years. Mr. Wunsch was also very active in the community. He was a member of the Wisconsin and National Retired Teachers Association, American Legion Post 812, Two Rivers Senior Center and a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1957. He was a former member of the Two Rivers Kiwanis, and former member and officer of the Silver K Kiwanis Club; past president of the local chapter of AARP; and a longtime member of Holy Redeemer Parish, where he sang with the church choir and served as the men's choir director. He was currently a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Parish. Melvin married the former Margaret Clark, on June 17, 1944, in San Diego, Calif. She preceded him in death on Feb. 29, 2004. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He is further survived by a brother and sister-in-law: Donald and Virginia Wunsch of Wausau. Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. In addition to his wife, Margaret, he was preceded in death by a son: Gary Wunsch, in 1971; and a brother: Francis Wunsch. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William G. O'Brien, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Military graveside rites will be accorded at the church, immediately following the Mass by members of the VFW and American Legion Posts of Two Rivers. Friends may call at the Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, from 5 until 8 p.m. on Friday (TONIGHT), and at the church on Saturday morning after 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Memorials in Melvin's name may be made to the Two Rivers Senior Center. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 1, 2008


JANE YINDRA Jane A. Yindra, age 74, of 151 Hoover St., Whitelaw, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 27, 2007, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. Jane was born March 7, 1932, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Leonard and Gertrude Rohrer Franzen. On May 1, 1954, she married Joseph J. Yindra at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alverno. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Clarks Mills and the Whitelaw Senior Citizen Center. Jane loved to read and cook. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) She was preceded in death by her husband: Joseph Yindra, on June 2, 2001, and one brother-in-law: Donald Braun. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2007, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. The Rev. James Jugenheimer will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, Kellnersville, is serving the Yindra family. Herald Times Reporter, March 2, 2007


JOSEPH YINDRA (d. 2001) Joseph J. Yindra, age 77, formerly of 3209 County Hwy. J , Cato, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at River's Bend Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills. The Rev. John Conrad will officiate with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clarks Mills, on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Reinbold & Pfeffer Funeral Home, Kellnersville, is assisting the family. Herald Times Reporter, June 5, 2001


LAVERNE E. YINDRA Mrs. Robert (Laverne) Yindra, age 74, of 3816 Kadow St., Manitowoc, died Friday morning, Oct. 5, 2007, at the Aurora Medical Center of Manitowoc County.  The former Laverne Bruss was born June 20, 1933, in Maribel, daughter of the late Reinhardt and Verna Maertz Bruss. She grew up in Maribel and was a graduate of Denmark High School. On June 19, 1951, Laverne was married to Robert E. Yindra at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Maribel.  Laverne was an Avon representative for many years in the Manitowoc area and most recently she worked for the Flower Gallery in Manitowoc. Laverne loved to sew, play cards, travel and was planning her next trip. She was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church and in the past was a member of the Presidents Club for Avon.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.)   She was preceded in death by three brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law: LeRoy Yindra, Melvin Bergel and Roger (Willette) Armstrong.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manitowoc. The Rev. Paul Schossow and the Rev. Nicholas Maglietto will officiate with entombment to follow at the Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc.  Relatives and friends may call at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc on Monday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m.  Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 7, 2007


LUCILLE M. YINDRA Mrs. Lucille M. Yindra, age 80, formerly of 3518 Hecker Road Manitowoc and currently a resident of Rivers Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center died Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center. The former Lucille Anderson was born on October 14, 1931, in Manitowoc, the daughter of the late Carl and Edna Brune Anderson. She grew up in Manitowoc and was a 1950 graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School. ON September 12, 1953, Lucille was married to Leroy C. Yindra at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Manitowoc. The couple celebrated 41 years of marriage together. Leory preceded Lucille in death on July 2, 1995. Lucy had worked for the Mirro Aluminum Company and retired in 1995. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Lucy enjoyed reading and her daughter Barbara’s dogs. Survivors include her three children, Luann M. Yindra of Manitowoc; Barbara A. Yindra of Manitowoc; Jeffrey L. Yindra of Manitowoc; one brother and sister-in-law, John (Carolyn) Anderson of Manitowoc; one sister and two brothers-in-law, Ruth (Richard) VanDeuren of Port Huron, MI; Norbert Brey of Manitowoc; two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law, Janet Bergel of Whitelaw; Emil (Debra) Yindra of Manitowoc; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Edna Anderson; her husband, Leroy Yindra; one brother, Carl Anderson; two sisters, Charlotte Conard and Clara Brey; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Robert (Laverne) Yindra: Melvin Bergel; Willette (Robert) Armstrong. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at st. Paul Lutheran Church, 2601 S. 10th St., Manitowoc. The Rev. Brian Staude will officiate with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy 310 Manitowoc. Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc is serving the Yindra family. Online condolences may be sent to the family atwww.jenseinboldandpfffer.com (sic). Lucy’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Rivers Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care she received the past four years. The family would also like to thank the Holy Family Memorial Medical Center staff for the loving care she received in the last week of her life. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


ROBERT E. YINDRA Robert E. Yindra, age 85, of 3712 Fairway Drive, Manitowoc, died Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at Aurora Baycare Medical Center in Green Bay surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on March 8, 1926, in Maribel, son of the late Emil and Anna (Basel) Yindra. He married the former Laverne Bruss on June 19, 1951, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Maribel. She preceded him in death on October 5, 2007. Bob worked as a truck driver for Central steel and Wire. He was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church. He enjoyed traveling, playing cards and listening to polka music. Survivors include six children and their spouses: Dale (Ellen) Yindra, Chippewa Falls; Gary Yindra, Manitowoc; Wayne (Julie) Yindra, Port Richey, FL; Carole Frauenfeld and special friend, George Migliore, Tampa, FL; Randy (Mellissa) Yindra, Francis Creek; Kay (Brian) Shoemaker, Manitowoc; one sister; Janet Bergel, Whitelaw; sixteen grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one brother and two sisters-in-law; Emil (Debra) Yindra, Manitowoc; Lucille Yindra, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Laverne Yindra; one brother: Leroy Yindra; one sister and two brothers-in-law: Willette (Roger) Armstrong; Melvin Bergel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2011, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 916 Pine street ,Manitowoc. Rev. Nicholas Maglietto and Rev. Paul Schossow will officiate. Entombment will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relative and friends may call at the Reinold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, 181 State, Manitowoc on Friday (TONIGHT), from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again at church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1100 a.m. Online condolences may be sent towww.jensreinboldandpfeffer.com. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Aurora Baycare Medical Center for the kind and compassionate care shown to our father. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



CHARLES YOUNGCHILD Charles E. Youngchild, 71, of 1309 Oriole Rd., Manitowoc, died Sunday evening, September 20, 1987, at Holy Family Medical Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Reinbold-Pfeffer Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. William Plank will officiate and entombment will be in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Mr. Youngblood was born August 19, 1916, at Marshfield, Wisconsin, son of the late Edgar and Eva Brooks Youngchild. He grew up in Nekoosa and Manitowoc, Wisconsin, attending Manitowoc schools and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1934. Mr. Youngchild was employed at Hamilton Manufacturing in Two Rivers and The Manitowoc Company in Manitowoc retiring from The Manitowoc Company in 1978. He married Verna I. Levenhagen, December 10, 1936, at Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Mr. Youngchild was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Manitowoc and Golden K. Kiwanis Club of Manitowoc. He enjoyed photography for many years. Survivors include his wife, Verna, two daughters, (private); two grand- children, (private); two sisters and brothers-in-law, Marjorie and Norbert Vallenskey of Nekoosa, Wisconsin, and Marilyn and Frederick Zarn of Manitowoc; a sister-in-law, Elaine Youngchild of Manitowoc; a stepsister and her husband, Helen and Wilbert Woefel of rural Valders; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jack. Friends may call at Reinbold-Pfeffer Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, 10:30 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday. There will be no Thursday evening visitation. Memorials would be appreciated to First Presbyterian Church, Manitowoc. Herald Times-Reporter, Mon., 21 Sept. 1987, page 14


ADELINE ZANDER Mrs. Milton Zander, 61, of Rt. 1, Denmark, died Saturday evening at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc, following a short illness. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert Funeral Home, Mishicot, and 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tisch Mills. The Rev. Joseph Lutheran will officiate with entombment in Knollwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mrs. Zander, nee Adeline Krcma, was born Aug. 16, 1914, in the Town of Gibson, daughter of Charles and Emily Stangel Krcma. She was graduated from Mishicot High School in 1933. She was married to Milton Zander Sept. 5, 1936, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tisch Mills. She had been employed at Manitowoc Farmco, Larrabee. She was a member and past president of St. Mary Rosary Society and member of Larrabee Homemakers. Survivors include her husband and parents of Rt. 1, Denmark; eight brothers, Francis, of Elmhurst, Ill., Charles, of North Chicago, Gilbert, Emil, Daniel and Eugene, of Manitowoc and Paul and Joseph, of Rt. 1, Denmark; four sisters, Mrs. Virgil (Leona) Zipperer, of Rt. 2, Manitowoc, Mrs. William (Margie) Luckow, and Mrs. Donald (Lorraine) Kochan, of Manitowoc, Mrs. Franklin (Kathy) Zeman, of Mishicot, nieces, nephews and a dear friend, Barbara Clark, of Milwaukee. Friends may call at Lambert Funeral Home after 4 o'clock this Monday afternoon, where a parish memorial service will be at 8 o'clock. Herald Times Report, Manitowoc, Wis. May 24, 1976 P. 3


MILTON ZANDER Milton Zander, 69, of Route 1, Denmark, died Sunday morning at home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Lambert Funeral Home, Mishicot. The Rev. Percy Damrow will officiate and entombment will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, Town of Kossuth. Mr. Zander was born Aug. 17, 1909, in the Town of Gibson, son of the late Helmuth and Barbara Holly Zander. He married Adeline Krema Sept. 5, 1936, she preceded him in death in May of 1976. Mr. Zander had been a farmer and carpenter by trade and a former supervisor of the Town of Gibson. Survivors include an aunt, Mrs. Tony Zander of Milwaukee and cousins, including Elaine Zander of Milwaukee, Alex Holly of Madison, Dr. Victor Holly and Barbara Clark of Milwaukee, Mrs. Evelyn Koenig of Route 1, Denmark, Mrs. Blanche Chervosky of Kewaunee, Mrs. Walter Schepke of Medford, Wis., Robert Holly of Route 1, Two Rivers and Charles Holly of Beaverton, Mich. His father-in-law, Charles Krema, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews also survive. Friends may call in Lambert Funeral Home after 5 p.m. Tuesday. Herald Times Reporter, Mon. 29 Jan. 1979, Page 3, col. 3


PATRICIA A. ZARUBA Patricia A. Zaruba, age 69, of 1943 Cappaert Road, Manitowoc, died on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County. She was born on March 22, 1941, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Herbert and Evelyn (Fritsch) Stuiber. Patricia was a graduate of Valders High School, class of 1960. She then graduated from Accredited Beauty School in 1962. On Sept. 17, 1966, she married Allan A. Zaruba at St. Andrew atholic Church, Manitowoc. Patricia was the owner and operator of Milady Beauty Salon of Manitowoc for over 20 years. She then was employed for eight years at St. Mary's and the Felician Village as a beautician. Patricia enjoyed gardening, baking, casino trips, visiting and playing cards with family and friends. Survivors include her husband: Allan Zaruba, Manitowoc; a brother and sister-in-law: Kenneth and Germaine Stuiber, Manitowoc; two sisters and a brother-in-law: Shirley and Melroy Feit, Madison, Dolores Heidorf, Manitowoc; a brother-in-law: Raymond Zaruba, Maribel; and a sister-in-law: Lorraine Zaruba, Kellnersville. She is also survived by one nephew, six nieces, three great-nephews, two great-nieces, other relatives and friends. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters-in-law: Ilene Stuiber and Lou Zaruba. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, 928 S. 14th St., Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be Deacon Alan Boeldt with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, until 10:45 a.m. Herald Times Reporter Aug. 18, 2010



FRANK C. ZEMAN Frank C. Zeman, age 95, formerly of 733 Tower Ave., Kellnersville, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at St. Mary's at Felician Village in Manitowoc. Frank was born Jan. 16, 1914, in the town of Kossuth, son of the late Frank W. and Mary (Kalista) Zeman. He married the former Jeanette Steeber on July 13, 1946, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kellnersville. Frank was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received the prestigious Legion of Merit award for his exceptional ingenuity and skill in handling all engineering problems accurately and promptly. He worked for Antone Stipek for 22 years as a carpenter and cabinetmaker and Burger Boat for 12½ years until his retirement in 1979. He was a saw sharpener for more than 60 years. Frank was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kubale-O'Connell VFW Post #6179, WFLA member, and a member of Kellnersville Senior Club. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed painting, woodworking, gardening and playing cards. He especially loved spending time with his family. (Survivors omitted for privacy.) He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter: Valla Jean Heil; one brother: Victor Zeman; one sister and brother-in-law: Viola (William) Trochil. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kellnersville. The Rev. Ronald Colombo will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial with entombment at Knollwood Mausoleum. Military services will be accorded by Kubale-O'Connell VFW Post No. 6179 of Kellnersville. Relatives and friend may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home in Kellnersville and again at church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. There will be a prayer service led by Sister Gerri Krautkramer at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of St. Mary's at Felician Village for all the kind and compassionate care given to Frank. Herald Times Reporter, Aug. 29, 2009


GERALDINE M. ZEMAN Geraldine M. Zeman, age 75, of 6222 Old Y, town of Gibson, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at her residence on Monday, May 28, 2007.  She was born on May 6, 1932, in Two Rivers, to the late George and Ester Beyer LaRose, and has been a lifelong area resident. She worked as an LPN for the Manitowoc Memorial Hospital, and after working there, she married Harvey James Zeman and raised their family of five while working on the family farm in the town of Gibson. After raising their family, she resumed her nursing career by working as a Private Family Home Care Nurse. She was an active member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in the town of Gibson and was a member of the Ladies Aide of the church. She and her husband of 51 years enjoyed traveling and dancing.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son: Glen; and her brother: Donald LaRose.  Relatives and friends may call after 10 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2007, at St. John''s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the town of Gibson.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Maurice L. Hoppe officiating, with entombment in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, in Manitowoc. A memorial fund has been established in her name.  The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Zeman family with funeral arrangements.  Herald Times Reporter, May 30, 2007 


HARVEY J. ZEMAN Harvey J. Zeman, age 80, of 6222 Old Y, Maribel, entered into eternal rest Tuesday morning, July 30, 2013 at his residence. Harvey was born November 6, 1932 in Rockwood, Manitowoc, Co. on the family farmstead to the late Henry and Ella Poplar Zeman, and has been a lifelong area resident. He served his country in the United States Army in Japan as a construction operator. On April 28, 1956 he married the former Geraldine LaRose at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Two Rivers. She preceded him in death, May 28, 2007. Harvey farmed in the town of Gibson for many years, and also drove milk truck, and was a school bus driver for the Mishicot Public School System. He enjoyed dancing, polka music, and driving his Studebaker automobiles. He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, town of Gibson, and the WI Czechs Club. He was also a member of the VFW Manitowoc Rapids, and served as a volunteer for the Maribel Fire Department. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law: Sandra and Paul Ryder, of Deltona, FL, Peggy and Dan Simmer, of Manitowoc, Maria and Mark Skubal, of New Franken, two sons and daughters-in-law: Jeffrey and Chris Zeman, of Maribel, Greg and Diane Zeman, of Deforest, WI, 12 grandchildren: Ashley (Tyler) Hubbell, Amber Ryder, Bradley Ryder, Aubrey Ruder, Colin Zeman, Evan Zeman, Jennfer (Justin) Sloniker, Alicia Simmer, Crystal Simmer, Tristan Skubal, Paige Skubal, Smedley Butler, two great-grandchildren: Kash and Danielle Simmer; nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was also preceded in death by one son: Glen Zeman, two brothers: Hank and Arnold Zeman, and by one sister: Marcella Straka. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, town of Gibson, with the Reverend Don Frelitz officiating, with entombment in the Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the church until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be no Friday evening visitation. The Zeman family would like to express a very special thank you to the entire staff of Heartland Hospice, especially Barb McDonald, for the love and special care extended to Harvey and our family during his illness. Your kindness will always be remembered. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Zeman family with funeral arrangements. No newspaper cited.



HAROLD A. ZERMUEHLEN Harold A. Zermuehlen, age 93, a resident of Harmony of Two Rivers, died Tuesday afternoon, April 28, 2009, at Harmony of Two Rivers. Harold was born September 25, 1915, in Two Rivers, son of the late Fred and Hattie Beduhn Zermuehlen. He attended St. John's Elementary School and graduated from Washington High School with the class of 1934. On October 17, 1943, he married Ruth Kuecker in Manitowoc. He served in the U.S. Army from April 1941 to January 1946. A machinist and mechanic, he served with the 129th Ordinance Maintenance Battalion of the Seventh Armored Division in Europe, most of the time as a Warrant Officer, and was awarded a Battlefield Commission in Germany in 1945. He was employed at Hamilton manufacturing Co. for many years, retiring in 1980. Harold was a lifelong member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Two Rivers, where he served on the Church Council. He was a life member of the Seventh Armored Division Association, a charter member of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge and a life member of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc. Survivors include his wife: Ruth Zermuehlen, Two Rivers; two daughters and sons-in-law and their families: Lois and Craig Krueger, Two Rivers, and their family: Holly (Halverson) and Curt Dowdy and their children: Tim, Hanna and Lucas Dowdy, Robyn (Halverson) and Joseph Tamboli and daughter: Olivia Tamboli and stepgrandson: Corey (Amanda) Krueger and Margaret and Keith Krieser, Two Rivers; and their family: Dan (Sandra Sielick-Korczak) Krieser; Heidi (Dan Mattie) Krieser and children: Erica and Kayla Grenier, Destiny, Taylor, Megan and Isabella Mattie; Sue and Shawn Loeh and their children: Hunter and Chase Loeh; Andrew Krieser and Steven Krieser. He is further survived by a sister and brother-in-law: Hazel and Joseph Ziarnik, nephew and godchild: Tom Lalko, Godchild, Carol Van Heertum, nephews: Dan Lalko, Jon Teske and Kenneth Kuecker He was also preceded in death by three sisters: Elvira Lalko, Arline Zermuehlen and Esther Zermuehlen, three brothers-in-law: John Lalko, Donald Teske and Howard Kuecker and two nephews: John and Charles Lalko. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 1, 2009, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. David Scherbarth with entombment to follow at Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Military graveside rites will be accorded by members of the VFW and American Legion Posts of Two Rivers. The family will greet relatives and friends at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Rivers, on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St., Two Rivers, is assisting the Zermuehlen family with funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Harold's name may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Harold was a kind man. The Zermuehlen family extends a special thank you to the staff at Harmony of Two Rivers and to Gina and Kathleen for the compassion and care given to Harold and his family. Herald Times Reporter April 30, 2009


RUTH C. ZERMUEHLEN Ruth C. Zermuehlen, age 95, a resident of Harmony of Two Rivers, died earlyTuesday morning, January 22, 2013 at Harmony of Two Rivers.  Ruth was born on December 31, 1917 in Manitowoc, a daughter of the late Leonard and Emma (Otto) Kuecker. She attended Manitowoc Public Schools where she graduated from Lincoln High School, and continued her education after high school, attending one year of Business College. On October 17, 1943, she married Harold A. Zermuehlen in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on April 28, 2009. Ruth worked in the County Clerk’s Office of the Manitowoc County Courthouse for a number of years, and in 1967 joined the Two Rivers Public School System where she worked in the library of Washington High School until her retirement. She was a longtime member of the Lakeshore Pelletier’s; the Whitecap Writers and the Wisconsin Regional Writers Assoc.; and a life member & volunteer of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Ruth was also an active member of the Manitowoc Senior Center where she enjoyed quilting and art classes; and she was a longtime member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Two Rivers. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law and their families Lois and Craig Krueger of Two Rivers, and their family; Holly (Halverson) and Curt Dowdy and their children: Tim, Hanna and Lucas Dowdy, Robyn (Halverson) and Joseph Tamboli and daughter, Olivia Tamboli & her son, Leo, and step-grandson: Corey (Amanda) Krueger; Margaret and Keith Krieser of Two Rivers, and their family; Dan (Sandra) Sielick Korczski) Krieser, Heidi (Dan Marti) Krieser and children: USMC Pvt. Erica Grenier, Kayla Grenier; Destiny Mattie, Taylor (James) Erdmann & daughter, Klara; Megan and Isabella Mattie; Sue and Shawn Loeh and their children: Hunter and Chase Loeh; Andrew Krieser and Steven Krieser. She is further survived by a brother-in-law, Joseph Ziarnik, Florida; nephew and godchild; Tom Lalko, Godchild, Carol Van Heertum; nephews; Dan Lalko, Jon Teske and Kenneth Kuecker; her favorite boss & best friend, Lynn Theisen; other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Howard Kuecke; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law; John and Elvira Lalko, Don Teske, Hazel Teske-Ziarnik; and nephews; John and Charles Lalko. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday January 25, 2013, at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 17th & Park St., Two Rivers. Rev. David Arndt will officiate at the service, with entombment to follow in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. The family will greet relatives and friends at st. John’s Lutheran Church, Fridayafternoon from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. There will be no Thursday evening visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ruth’s name may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Deja & Martin funeral Chapels, 1506-18th St., Two Rivers is assisting the Zermuehlen family with funeral arrangements. Ruth’s family would like to extend a special thank you to AseraCare Hospice Caregivers, Lisa & Tammy; and Harmony Caregivers, especially Irene, Ernie and Debbie who cared not only for Mom, but her family too.  Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter



MARVIN J. ZIARNIK Marvin J. Ziarnik, age 93, of 2464 S. 18th St., Manitowoc, died on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers.  Marvin was born on Oct. 29, 1913, in Manitowoc, son of the late Anton and Blanche (Becker) Ziarnik. He attended St. Mary parochial grade school. On May 6, 1939, he married Sophie Pitroski at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Manitowoc. She preceded him in death on March 22, 2006. Marvin was employed for more than 30 years at Manitowoc Engineering as supervisor of the shipping department. For many years he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 710 in Manitowoc, and volunteered at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center.  (Survivors omitted for privacy.) Marvin was also preceded in death by one son: Kenneth Ziarnik; five sisters and six brothers-in-law: Serena and Jack Piaskowski; Irene and Charles Sitkawitz; Susan and Fred Strupp; Alice and Fred Duenkel; Leona and Albert Zagrodnik; and Edward Piorkowski; two sisters-in-law: Dorothy Pitroski and Shirley Pitroski; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Marie and Bill O'Leske and Bernice O'Leske; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Julius and Evelyn Pitroski, Walter Pitroski and Stanley Pitroski.  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. John Schuetze with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc.  The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at The Pfeffer Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, from 3 to 6 p.m., where a prayer service will be held at 5:30 p.m. led by Deacon Alan Boeldt. The visitation will continue on Monday morning at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m.  The family wishes to express their gratitude to the caregivers at Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers and the Manitowoc Health Care Center for their kindness and loving care extended to Marvin. He was a patient and loving husband, father and grandfather, who looked forward to get-togethers with his family. He had a passion for golf and was proud of his two holes-in-one. We love and will miss you dearly, dad.  Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 20, 2007


SOPHIE ZIARNIK Funeral Card: In Loving Memory of  Sophie B. Ziarnik  December 5, 1910 – March 22, 2006 Services  10:00 a.m.  Monday, March 27, 2006  St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall  Manitowoc Wisconsin  Interment  Knollwood Mausoleum  Town of Kossuth, Wisconsin  Arrangements  Pfeffer Funeral Home Manitowoc, Wisconsin  Pallbearers  Cecelia Raymond  John Labinski  John Pitroski  Leory O’Leske  Norman O’Leske Kevin Ziarnik 


ERNA ZIGMUNT Erma M. Zigmunt, age 85, of 2124 Lexington Drive, Manitowoc, died Monday afternoon, October 21, 1996, at North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 25, 1996 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Concelebrating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. David Zimmerman and Msgr. Alfred A. Schneider with entombment in Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The former Erma Kubsch was born February 3, 1911, in Kellnersville, daughter of the late Matthew and Mary Kliment Kubsch. On November 20, 1940, she married Theodore (Ted) Zigmunt at St. Anne Catholic church, Francis Creek. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1990. Erma was a graduate of Silver Lake College obtaining a degree in elementary education. She taught school in the Newton Public School System for 10 years, Maribel Public School for 12 years, Holy Innocents School for three years and the Sheboygan School System at Cleveland for nine years retiring in 1976. Mrs. Zigmunt was a member of Holy Innocents Catholic Church, the Christian Women of Holy Innocents, the Wisconsin Czech and the Retired Teachers Association. Survivors include her husband, Theodore (Ted) Zigmunt, Manitowoc; three brothers and seven Sisters-in-law, Ervin and Virginia Kubsch, Wyoming, Reinhardt Kubsch, Kewaunee, Norman and Marie Kubsch, Kellnersville, Rose Kubsch, rural Manitowoc, Florence Zigmunt, Francis Creek, Mildred Martin, Sheboygan, Mary Ann Evenson, California, Barbara Siebold, Illinois. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one brother, Orville Kubsch. Friends may call at the Pfeffer Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Thursday where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. led by Deacon Kenneth Nelesen. Memorials may be made to Manitowoc Area Catholic System (MACS). Herald Times Reporter Wednesday, October 23, 1996 pg. A-2


THEODORE ZIGMUNT Theodore M. Zigmunt, age 89, of 2124 Lexington Dr., Manitowoc, died early Monday morning, June 12, 2000, at Rivers Bend Health & Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 16, 2000, at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and 11 a.m. at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Mathew Simonar with entombment to follow at the Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. He was born November 9, 1910, in Manitowoc, son of the late Joseph and Emma Roubal Zigmunt. On November 20, 1940, he married the former Erma M. Kubsch, at St. Anne Catholic Church, Francis Creek. She preceded him in death October 21, 1996. Theodore was employed at the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company for many years retiring in 1976. Ted and Erma also operated the former Kubsch's Supper Club in Kellnersville for many years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 710, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 706, Holy Innocents Mens Choir, Senior Citizens of Manitowoc, and the Wisconsin Czechs. Ted was a recent recipient of the 50 year membership award, given to him by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Survivors include three sisters and a brother-in-law, Mildred Martin, Sheboygan, Mary Ann and Homer Evenson, California, Barbara Jean Siebold, Illinois; two brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law, Florence Zigmunt, Francis Creek, Erwin and Virginia Kubsch, Wyoming, Norman and Marie Kubsch, Kellnersville, Rose Marie Kubsch, rural Manitowoc. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Zigmunt, a sister, Evelyn Rauch, and three brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, John Martin, Orville Kubsch, and Reinhardt and Elaine Kubsch. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Pfeffer Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Thursday where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. by Deacon Kenneth Nelesen. Herald Times Reporter Wednesday, June 14, 2000 pg. A-4


FLORIAN J. ZIK Florian Jerome Zik, 85, resident of Brookview Meadows in Green Bay and formerly of Two Creeks, died peacefully on Wednesday morning, May 13, 2009, at a Green Bay nursing home. The son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Mella) Zik was born June 27, 1923, in Two Creeks. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, having served in the 252nd Field Artillery, 9th Army in the European Theater and Battle of the Bulge. On July 3, 1948, he married Dorothy Frances Hunsader at Holy Innocents Catholic Church in Manitowoc. Florian had been employed at Hamilton Manufacturing Company from 1941 until retiring in 1988. He purchased a farm in Two Creeks in 1950 and lived there until 2008. He was a member of the Two Creeks Volunteer Fire Dept. for 15 years. Florian was an active and devout Catholic. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Two Rivers Chapter. Florian thoroughly enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He took great pride in his tractor and his huge garden, and shared his harvest with everyone. He was also a lifelong fan of the Green Bay Packers. Survivors include his wife: Dorothy; his children: Barbara (Wayne) Halla, Green Bay; Robert (Karen) Zik, Corbin, Ky.; Mary Beth (David) Santo, Eden Prairie, Minn.; James (Darcy) Zik, Mt. Airy, Md.; and John (Pat) Zik, Hudson; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother: Raymond Zik, Waupaca; one sister-in-law: Rachel Zik, Two Rivers; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by an infant grandson: Justin David; his parents, and siblings, Raphael (Margaret) Zik, Evelyn (Orval) Schaden, Esther (David) Emond, Harry Zik, and Roland Zik; and a sister-in-law, Virginia Zik. Friends may call at SS. Edward & Isidore Church, Flintville, after 9 a.m. Monday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, Fr. David Kasperek presiding with entombment in Knollwood Chapel Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski, is serving the Zik family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Discalced Carmelites in Denmark. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.mar nochafuneralhome.com. Herald Times Reporter May 15, 2009


DEBRA A. ZIMA Debra A. Zima, age 44, of 1420 Hillview Rd., Mishicot, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, as a result of an automobile accident. Debbie was born March 30, 1966, in Manitowoc to John "Jack" and Bonita "Bonnie" Abbet Strauss and has been a lifelong area resident. She graduated for the Lincoln High School. Debbie married Donald Zima June 1, 1991, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. She was employed by Lakeshore Latching, and Skana Aluminum. She volunteered as a clerk in the town of Gibson. Debbie was a member of the Ranch River Riding Club and It's a Chinch 4-H Club. She loved and cared for all animals, and enjoyed working with her horses. Survivors include her loving husband: Don; one daughter: Courtney Ann Zima at home, and her special friend Paul Rahmlow; one son: Garrett Zima, at home; her parents: John "Jack" and Bonita "Bonnie" Strauss, of Manitowoc; one sister: Becky Schroeder, of Manitowoc; one brother and sister-in-law: Douglas and Amy Strauss, of Whitelaw. She is further survived by her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Gilbert and Janice Zima, of Mishicot; and by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bob and Judy Zima, of Kenosha, Barb and Mike Lambert of Mishicot, Jerry and Connie Zima, of Mishicot; aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Herman and June Strauss; and by her maternal grandparents: Earl and Claribel Abbet. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 .m. on Thursday, Oct. 2010, at St. Isidore the Farmer, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Tisch Mills with the Reverend Dennis Drury o fficiating, and assisted by Deacon Bob Pribek. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home, 344 So. State St., Mishicot. There will be a 7 p.m. parish wake service led by Deacon Bob. Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. at St. Isidore the Farmer Catholic Church, until the time of service at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Hwy. 310, Manitowoc. Herald Times Reporter October. 5, 2010


RAYMOND ZIMMER Raymond W. Zimmer, age 90, of 2820 38th St., Two Rivers, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, with the Rev. Robert Johannes officiating, with entombment to follow in the Knollwood Mausoleum, Highway 310, Manitowoc. Ray was born April 16, 1916, in the town of Kossuth to the late George and Louise Wegner Zimmer, and has been a lifelong area resident. He married the former Laurella Burmeister on June 28, 1941, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, and she preceded him in death on May 23, 2001. Mr. Zimmer was employed for many years at the Hamilton Manufacturing Company, and retired in 1978. He was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Happy Hopper’s Dance Club, and the Shoto Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed fishing and dancing. Survivors include one daughter: Karen Hanson, of Kiel; and one son: Merlin Zimmer, of Manitowoc; five grandchildren: Thomas Konkle, Scott (Gayle) Konkle, Paul Zimmer, Patricia (Dave) Copley and Margaret Zimmer; nine great-grandchildren; one sister: Ione Ballard, of Tisch Mills; two brothers-in-law: Orrie Burmeister and Herman (Florence) Burmeister, all of Two Rivers; nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents and his wife, he was also preceded in death by four brothers and eight sisters. Relatives and friends may call after 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, until the time of service at 11 a.m. There will be noMonday evening visitation. A memorial fund has been established in his nme. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting the Zimmer family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, May 15, 2006 



DANIEL ZIMMERMANN Daniel W. Zimmermann, 72, of 619 Paine St. Kiel, died Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born January 15, 1933 in the town of Centerville, son of the late Carl & Marie Henning Zimmermann Sr. Daniel attended Woodland School and was a 1951 graduate of Kiel High School. He served his country in the US Army in Germany from 1956-1958. On May 1, 1965 he married Florence Riesterer in Manitowoc. The couple owned the Cedar Lake Resort from 1961 -1965. Daniel worked at Tecumseh Products Co., New Holstein until his retirement. He was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ, Kiel and Kiel VFW Post 6707. He was a former member of the Kiel Municipal Band and the Kiel Fish & Game. Daniel enjoyed hunting, fishing, volunteering at the Salvatorian Center, New Holstein and St. Vincent De Paul, Kiel, collecting pull tabs for the Ronald McDonald House, jigsaw puzzles and playing sheepshead. Survivors include his wife, Florence "Chubby" Zimmermann, Kiel, brothers & sisters, Carl & Betty Zimmermann, Sheboygan, Rogene & Clarence Faust, Kiel, Robert & Ruth Zimmermann, Manitowoc, Dale & Nancy Zimmermann, Kiel, brothers & sisters-in-law, Bernice & Orville Bonde, School Hill, Kathy Riesterer, Kiel and Lynn Hausler, Kiel. He is further survived by numerous nieces , nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Pautz & Gladys Hoerth and an infant sister. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2005 at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th. St., Kiel with Rev. Catherine A. Carlson officiating. Entombment will take place in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Friends and family may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m until the time of service. Kiel VFW Post 6707 will hold military rites immediately following the service at the funeral home. A memorial has been established for St. Peters United Church of Christ. Daniel's family would like to thank Rev. Carlson, doctors, nurses and Hospice staff for their care & concern shown to him. Online Obituary.


FLORENCE "CHUBBY" ZIMMERMANN Florence "Chubby" Zimmermann age 67 of 619 Paine St. Kiel died Friday, September 8, 2006 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center after a lingering illness. The former Florence Riesterer she was born October 27, 1938 in Manitowoc County daughter of the late William and Helen Steffen Riesterer. She attended St. Gregory Grade School and Kiel High School. On May 1, 1965 she married Daniel Zimmermann in Manitowoc. He died September 7, 2005. Florence was employed at Tecumseh Products in New Holstein for 42 years retiring in 2001. She enjoyed puzzles and playing cards. Survivors include one sister, Bernice (Orville) Bonde of School Hill; brother and sister in laws, Kathie Riesterer of rural Kiel, Carl (Betty) Zimmermann of Sheboygan, Rogene (Clarence) Faust of Kiel, Robert (Ruth) Zimmermann of Manitowoc, Dale (Nancy) Zimmermann of Kiel, Vernon (Mary) Raquet of Kiel, Lynn (Jeff) Hausler of Kiel. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceeded in death by 2 brothers, Ralph and Stanley, 2 sisters, Gertrude Jeno and Lorraine Raquet. Funeral services will be at 7:30 P.M. Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th St. Kiel with Deacon Pat Knier officiating. Entombment will be in Knollwood Mausoleum, Manitowoc. Friends and relatives may call Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home in Kiel from 5:00 P.M. Tuesday until the time of service. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, Willowdale Nursing Home, Calumet Homestead, Kiel Ambulance Service, Rev Loren Nys, Rev. Kathy Carlson and Rev. Judine Duerwaechter for their care and concern given to her. Online Obituary.


HAROLD F. ZOLLTHEIS Harold F. Zolltheis, 94, passed into eternal life on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Sunny Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Sheboygan. Harold was born April 9, 1917, in Town Hull, Marathon County, Wis., to the late Henry and Anna Kammann Zolltheis. At the age of two, Harold's parents moved the family to Town Meeme, Manitowoc County. Harold attended Taylor Elementary School and Howards Grove High School. He was employed in several factory jobs, before joining his parents in dairy farming. On June 10, 1944, Harold married Jeanette E. Kautzer at St. Gregory's Parsonage, St. Nazianz, Wis. In 1952, Harold and Jeanette purchased the farm in Town Meeme from his parents and worked it until their retirement in 1979. They continued to live on the homestead until 1996, when they moved to Howards Grove. In 2007, they moved to Mapledale Senior Community in Sheboygan. In their early retirement, Harold and Jeanette traveled often, including several trips to Europe. Before the loss of his sight due to macular degeneration, Harold enjoyed woodworking and playing cards.Harold was a proud member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Howards Grove. Previously, he had been a member of St. John's UCC Schwartzwald, Elkhart Lake, where he served on the consistory. While farming, Harold was active in several farming organizations. (Survivors omitted for privacy). Harold was preceded in death by his daughter, Sara Lee Kienbaum; his brother, Willard Zolltheis; sister, Bernice Buechel; brothers-in-law, Clarence Buechel, Elmer Hinz, Clement Rammer, Robert Godard and Clarence Lukes; and sisters-in-law, Verna Godard, Frances Kautzer and Corella Kautzer. A funeral service for Harold will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (W2776 Hwy 32, Howards Grove) with the Reverend Darrel Bergelin officiating. Friends may call on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Zimmer's Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center (Hwy 42 & JJ, Howards Grove) from 4 until 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at the church, from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Entombment will be in the Knollwood Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Herald Times Reporter October 24, 2011


CHRISTINE ZUNKER Christine Zunker, age 95, of 3717 MacArthur Drive, Manitowoc, died Fridayafternoon, Oct, 29, 2010, at Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center, Manitowoc. She was born on Aug. 23, 1915, in Stevens Point, Wis., daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Klesczinska) Blaskey. On Aug. 18, 1937, she married Norman J. Zunker in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 2001. Christine and Norman co-owned and operated Zunkers Antique Car Museum of Manitowoc for more than 25 years. They were both proud members of the Horseless Carriage Club, Vintage Chevrolet Club of America, Model A Club and many other antique car clubs. Christine was also a former member of St. Paul Catholic Church Christian mothers society. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law: Rosemary (Joe) Gintner, Reedsville, and Diane (Kenneth) Decker, Manitowoc; one son and two daughters-in-law: Rodger (Lynn) Zunker, Two Rivers, and Jean Zunker, Janesville; fifteen grandchlidren: Sherri Zunker, Cindy Zunker Giese, Lori Zunker, Darlene (Keith) Mannabach, Joe Gintner and special friend, Debbie Brandt, Marlene (Dean) Miller, Michelle (Chad) Kernz, Kristin (Bob) Zipperer, Kim C. Decker, Linda (Randy) Louison, Vicky (John) Schmidt, Karie (Jay) Kobel, Amy (Adam) Davidson, Ryan Zunker and Skyler Zunker; 30 great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; four sisters and two brothers-in-law: Regina Ligman, Dixon, Ill., Beatrice Danielski, Stevens Point, Theresa (Bill) Stewart, Stevens Point, and Joan (John) Raikowski, Rudolf, Wis.; and two brothers and three sisters-in-law: Val (Jeanette) Blaskey, Custer, Wis., Greg (Paulette) Blaskey, Custer, Wis., and Helen Blaskey, Mo. Christine was also survived by a family friend, Marcie Bierman, niece, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Christine was preceded in death by two sons: Ronald and Russell Zunker; two grandchildren: Christine and Kelly Zunker; one great-grandson: Abraham Kobel; one brother: Ray Blaskey; one sister, Germaine Blaskey; and two brothers-in-law: Pete Ligman and Emily Danielski. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010, at st. Francis of Assisi on Marshall Street. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Thomas Wojciechowski O.F.M. with entombment to follow at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth. The family will greet relatives and friends from 930 until 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi on Marshall Street.  Mom was a great cook and baker who made the best Czarnina (Polish Blood Soup). On any given day, family and friends were always welcome into her home to sample her bakery and simply visit. She also loved to feed, watch and care for the birds and animals in her backyard. Not one breadcrumb ever went to waste in her kitchen.  Mom, you had a heart of gold. We love you so much and will miss you always.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of the Manitowoc Health and REhabilitatoin Center, Manitowoc, for the loving care Mom received the short time she was there. The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Herald Times Reporter, Oct. 31, 2010 


LAVERNE M. ZUTZ LaVerne M. Zutz, age 81, a resident of Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Wednesday afternoon, April 24, 2013 at aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers.  LaVerne was born on August 13, 1931 in Manitowoc County to the late Walter and Clara Bruce Zietlow. She graduated from Valders High School with the class of 1949. On December 4, 1954, LaVerne married Orlan Zutz in Valders, WI. He preceded her in death on July 16, 2012. LaVerne had made many friends through her employment at Stocks Supper Club and JCPenney. She enjoyed spending her time as a homemaker and being with her family and friends. Survivors include LaVerne’s three children: Patti (Michael) Reilly, Gregory Zutz, and Kerri (Don) Popp, all of Manitowoc; five grandchildren: Meghann (Aaron) Voegeli, Taylor Brice, Parker Popp, Peyton Popp, and Kasey Reilly; brother: Kenneth (Karen) Zietlow, Manitowoc; sister: Carol Maaske, Manitowoc; brother-in-law: William (Elaine) Zutz, Valders; two sisters-in-law: Annabelle Ebenhoe, Manitowoc; and Loraine (Wally) Stenzel, Valders; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Orlan; three sisters; three brothers; as well as other in-laws.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home in Manitowoc. Officiating will be Rev. Roald Harswick with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Saturday from 9 a.m.until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Following the funeral service a luncheon will be held at the Harrigan Parkside Gatherine Center located on the south property of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.harriganparksidefuneral home.com. The Harrigan Parkside Fuenral Home and Crematory, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials in LaVerne’s name. LaVerne’s family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the 3rd floor medical staff at Aurora Medical Center for their compassion care. Also, special thanks to Ann Unertl for the care and concern she provided to both LaVerne and her family. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


ORLAN E. ZUTZ Orlan E. Zutz, age 82, of 940 North 10th Street, Manitowoc entered eternal lifeMonday afternoon, July 16, 2012 at the family residence.  Orlan was born August 31, 1929 in New Holstein, WI. He was the son of the late William and Lorina Nass Zutz. Orlan was a graduate of Valders High School with the class of 1947. He then entered the United States Navy from 1947 until his honorable discharge in 1952. After returning from the military he became employed as a sheet metal journeyman for many years and retired from Lakeside Machine in 1991. On December 4, 1954 he married LaVerne Zietlow in Valders, WI. Orlan was a longtime member of First Lutheran Church and the American Legion Drews Bleser Post #88. Orlan loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed bowling and woodworking.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years LaVerne; three children: Patti (Michael) Reilly, Manitowoc; Gregory Zutz, Manitowoc; Kerri (Don) Popp, Manitowoc; five grandchildren: Maghann (Aaron) Voegeli, Taylor Brice; Parker Popp, Peyton Popp, and Kasey Reilly; two brothers: Aubrey (Gladys) Zutz, St. Nazianz, WI, William (Elaine) Zutz, Valders; two sisters, Anna Belle Ebenhoe, Manitowoc; Lorraine (Wally) Stenzel, Valders; one brother-in-law: Kenneth (Karen) Zietlow, Manitowoc; one sister-in-law: Carol Maaske, Manitowoc; nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: William and Lorina Zutz; one brother: Teddy Zutz; one sister and brother-in-law: Marlene and Luther Cook; one brother-in-law: Thomas Ebenhoe. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Hoome in Manitowoc. Officiating will be Rev. Roald Harswick with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00. Military rites will be accorded at the funeral home by the American Legion Drews Bleser Post #88 immediately following the funeral services. Following the military rites family and friends will gather for a luncheon at the Harrigan Parkside Gathering Center located on the south property of the funeral home. Oneline condolences can be sent to the family at www.harriganparksidefuneralhome.com. The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter