Friday, September 19, 2014

DONNA C. GRITTNER


NAME OF DECEASED: DONNA C. GRITTNER

AGE: 82

ADDRESS: 159 Riverside Terrace Medford, City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:53 P.M. Thursday, September 18 at her residence surrounded by her loving family

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 22 at The United Methodist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor Kyochul Shin

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in Mount Olive Cemetery, Westboro

VISITATION: 9:30 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 22 at The United Methodist Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 8, 1932 in Westboro

EDUCATION: Donna attended Westboro Grade School and Westboro High School

MARRIAGE: May 30, 1953 in Westboro to Jack Koch

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: During her marriage, Donna owned and operated a wedding cake business. She was also an instructor in the art of cake decorating through local community education. She enjoyed baking, decorating her home, bird watching and having coffee with her friends.

MEMBER OF: The United Methodist Church, Medford

SURVIVED BY BELOVED LIFETIME FRIEND: Jack Koch of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 Daughters: Gayle (David) Kittleson of White Bear Township, Minnesota and Peggy Koch of Curtiss

CHILDREN DECEASED: A twin daughter in infancy

4 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 GREAT-GRANDCHILD

SURVIVING SISTERS: Mary Ann Schultz of Prentice, Jean (Leo) Bagley of Prentice and Sally Kinner of Rhinelander

DECEASED FATHER: Clarence Alfred Grittner

DECEASED MOTHER: Alice Marion Grittner (Maiden Name: Braun)

HONORARY URNBEARERS: Grandchildren: Paul Dieltz, Erika Dieltz, Kelsey Koch and Logan Wichlacz
Great-Grandson: Jaidon Richardson

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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Monday, September 15, 2014

VELVA M. WHITE

NAME OF DECEASED: VELVA M. WHITE

AGE: 86

ADDRESS: N2233 Hwy 13 Medford Town of Little Black resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:25 P.M. Sunday, September 14, at her residence in the Township of Little Black

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 10:00 A.M. Saturday. September 20, at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford

OFFICIATING: Deacon Joseph Stefancin of Holy Rosary Catholic Church

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until time of services at 10:00 A.M. at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 07, 1927 in Medford

EDUCATION: Velva attended Deer Creek and Little Black Schools

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Velva worked at Harvey Hamper Company of Medford until Weather Shield Millwork Division bought them out; She then continued working for Weather Shield in Medford for a combined total of 45 years. She enjoyed tavern softball leagues, curling, and shooting pool.

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Vernon, Vilas and Verland “John” White


DECEASED FATHER: Edward J. White

DECEASED MOTHER: Olga Helen Jochimsen

OTHER INFORMATION: Velva is survived by her Nieces and Nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to her family to be designated at a later date.
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BERNICE A. MALSTROM

NAME OF DECEASED: BERNICE A. MALSTROM AGE: 95

ADDRESS: Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:35 AM Sunday, September 14 at Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford where she had resided for the past 5 years

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Thursday, September 18 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

INTERMENT: Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey, FL

VISITATION: 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Thursday, September 18 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 21, 1919 at Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: St. Hyacinth Elementary School, Chicago, IL; graduate of Lucy Flower High School, Chicago, IL; Attended the Chicago School of Cosmetology

MARRIAGE: January 1, 1938 at Chicago, IL to Richard A. Malstrom and he preceded her in death in May of 2001

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She worked as a beautician in the Chicago area for a period of time until retirement. In retirement she resided in Mesa, AZ and Holiday, FL. She enjoyed silversmithing, lapidary, macramé and stained glass work. Bernice and her husband enjoyed dancing to waltzes and polkas. She moved to Medford in December 0f 2001 and resided at Country Gardens & Our House Assister Living for periods of time.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son – Richard “Dick” T. (Lynn) Malstrom of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter – Madelynn Ritzmann in 1995

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 6 – Jenn (Gerald) Knippel of Medford, Leza (Kevin) Wells of Medford, Cary Natoli of Rosemount, MN, Juli (Darryl) Volk of Jordan, MN, Kristi (John) Murphy of Gunnison, CO, Brittany Ritzmann of Phoenix, AZ GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 14 GR. GR. GRANDCHILDREN: 4

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Helen (Frank) Mindak of Oak Park, IL

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister – Irene Treve

DECEASED FATHER: Walter Szydlowski DECEASED MOTHER: Jennie Gorczewski

PALLBEARERS: Granddaughters

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

RITA A. GOERG

NAME OF DECEASED: RITA A. GOERG AGE: 86

ADDRESS: 635 W. Cedar #206, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:46 PM Saturday, September 13 at Country Gardens Assisted Living, Medford where she had resided for the past 3 ½ years

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 16 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 10:30 AM until the time of funeral mass at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 16

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 22, 1928 in the Township of Medford

EDUCATION: Town of Medford elementary schools, graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE: June 19, 1948 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Herbert “Herb” F. Goerg and he preceded her in death February 8, 2013

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education, she worked in Eau Claire for a period of time. After her marriage she worked as a reporter at the Star News in Medford for a period of time. She did volunteer work and fund raising work in the Medford community throughout her years. She enjoyed genealogy, traveling with her husband, crossword and jigsaw puzzles & playing cards.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kathryn (Richard) Webb of Irvine, CA, Charles (Janice) Goerg of Georgetown, TX, Kristin (Michael) Wood of Sherwood, WI

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 5 – Matthew & Andrew Webb, Sarah (Jacob) Borshard, Christopher Goerg & Nathaniel Wood

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: 5 – Marvin Gall, Lorraine Williams, Doris Dable, Eunice Gall, Franklin Gall

DECEASED FATHER: Frank X. Gall DECEASED MOTHER: Hulda Hug

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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KIM-MARIE LONG

NAME OF DECEASED: KIM-MARIE LONG AGE: 58

ADDRESS: N3246 Martin Drive Medford Town of Goodrich resident; A former Waukesha area resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:28 A.M. Friday, September 12, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital Palliative Care Unit where she had been a patient for the past 2 weeks.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 20, at Goodrich Community Church in the Township of Goodrich

OFFICIATING: Rev. David Elleman

VISITATION: 12 noon until time of services at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 20 at Goodrich Community Church in the Township of Goodrich

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 12, 1956 in Waukesha

EDUCATION: Kim attended Waukesha Elementary School and was a 1975 graduate of Waukesha High School. She then attended Waukesha Community Technical College

MARRIAGE: April 7, 1985 in Waukesha to Steven Coralline and they were later divorced.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education, Kim worked at various places in the Waukesha area. In 1999 Kim and her husband moved to the Town of Goodrich where they had a dairy farm for a period of time until ill health forced her retirement. Kim enjoyed horseback riding and raising animals.
She had a special love for her Red Queensland Heeler dogs

SURVIVING SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Steve Coralline of the Town of Goodrich

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Michael (Mary) Long of Menomonie, WI, Mary Ballard of Tomahawk, Cindy (Louis) Zak of Gleason and Linda Long of Fort Atkinson

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother-in-Law: Dan Ballard

SURVIVING PARENTS: Iris M. (Maiden Name: Savatski) Long of Woodruff

DECEASED FATHER: Anthony John Long; AKA – Jack Long

OTHER INFORMATION: She is further survived by nieces & nephews
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Friday, September 12, 2014

WILLIAM “BILL” D. ASLESON

NAME OF DECEASED: WILLIAM “BILL” D. ASLESON

AGE: 84

ADDRESS: Centennial Apartments, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 7:40 AM Wednesday, September 10 at his residence in the City of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Prayer Service will be held at 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 17, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen I Cemetery

VISITATION: 3:30 P.M. until time of services at 4:00 P.M. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 19, 1929 in the Township of Goodrich

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Bill worked in construction for Wilber Storm in Merrill for a period of time. He also helped on the Willie Faber farm as a farm hand for a period of time. Bill was well known in his community for his lawn care services. He enjoyed scratch-off lottery tickets, country music and old western movies.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Half Brothers: Curt (Janice) Asleson and Randy (Lu Ann) Asleson both of South Dakota
Half Sister: Marilyn Hunter of South Dakota
Step-Sister: Judy (Bill) Hofer of Minnesota

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Gladwyn Asleson and Vivian Drager

DECEASED FATHER: Forest Allen Asleson

DECEASED MOTHER: Helen Naomi Nutting

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Marlene Lemke to be designated at a later date.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BETTY L. SAPINSKI

NAME OF DECEASED: BETTY L. SAPINSKI AGE: 82

ADDRESS: 955 E. Allman, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:18 PM Monday, September 8 at Care Partners Assisted Living, Medford where she had resided for the past 2 ½ years most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 12 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. David Clements

INTERMENT: Interment of her cremated remains will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 11:00 AM until the time of services at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 12

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 13, 1932 at Watertown, NY

EDUCATION: Watertown, New York schools

MARRIAGE: September 19, 1952 at Rome, NY to Richard “Dick” F. Sapinski and he preceded her in death February 16, 2009

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She worked as a cook and waitress at Medford area restaurants for a period of time. She also worked for a period of time at Tombstone Pizza Corp. in Medford. She clerked at St. Vincent DePaul in downtown Medford until her retirement. She enjoyed her family, crocheting, reading and trips to the casino.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 sons – Jerry of Stetsonville and Ricky (Delores) of Medford
4 daughters – Elaine Sapinski, Janice (special friend – Allen Blume) Raasch and Amy Dassow, all of Medford, Kathy (Frank) Moyer of Granton

CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter – Lori Jean Sapinski on July 26, 1974

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 16 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 24

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Francis McBride of Indiana

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: 6 brothers & 9 sisters

DECEASED FATHER: Earl Bennett DECEASED MOTHER: Anna Sara Parks

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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