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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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  


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


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


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


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


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  


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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)


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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 


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


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


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