Saturday, October 25, 2014

ALBERT LOUIS HAERTLE, JR.

NAME OF DECEASED: Albert Louis Haertle, Jr. AGE: 90

ADDRESS: 654 Maple Court, APT # 104, Rib Lake, WI 54470

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Aspirus Medford Hospital, Friday October 24, 2014 at 11:16 PM.

SERVICES: Will be held at a later date.

INTERMENT: Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 8, 1924, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATION: High School Graduate

MARRIAGE: Thelma Rose Stroschine, April 24, 1976

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: US Army Veteran, Truck driver in Motor pool and was deployed to Guam. He then went on to work for Aukley Business Interiors where he retired from after 29 years. Albert also loved to travel.

MEMBER OF: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Good Shepherd Catholic Church Rib Lake, WI

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Thelma Rose Haertle, Rib Lake, WI

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Stepson; Dale (Ginny) Stroschine of Victor, Montana, Stepdaughter; Lynn (Richard) Bradner of Ogama, WI, Stepson; Kevin (Debra) Stroschine of Winchendon, Massachusetts.

CHILDREN DECEASED: Stepdaughter; 2009- Carla Ludin, Step son-in-law; 1992- Jon Ludin

9 Granchildren

14 Great Grandchildren

2 Great Great Grandchildren

DECEASED FATHER: Albert Louis Haertle, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Margaret Elizabeth Haertle, maiden name Burinske

Friday, October 24, 2014

MARIA M. BONDARUK

NAME OF DECEASED:
MARIA M. BONDARUK

AGE: 97

ADDRESS: W6508 County Highway A. Medford Township of Little Black resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:00 A.M. Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Aspirus Medford Hospital where she had been a resident for the past 1 day

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 12:00 P.M. Monday, October 27, 2014 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford

OFFICIATING: Mr. Robert Eberhardt & Mr. Stanley March

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will be at Medford Evergreen II Cemetery at a later date

VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. until time of services at 12:00 P.M. at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 20, 1917 in White, Russia

EDUCATION: Maria received her education in White, Russia

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Maria spent the first 50 years of her life in White, Russia. She then immigrated to the family dairy farm in Little Black WI in 1967 where she became an integral part of her family farm. For the past 20 years, Maria and her nephew George worked as a team to maintain the farm and care for one another. She enjoyed cooking and reading the bible and the Polish Paper from Stevens Point.

MEMBER OF: She began to walk in the truth with God in the early 1970’s with her home bible group

SURVIVING NEPHEW/NIECE: George Bondaruk of Little Black and Fran (Norm) Pierce of Poplar Grove, IL

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Paul Bondaruk on February 17, 1968 and Sister-in-Law: Anna K. Bondaruk on August 19, 1994 as well as 2 other Brothers and 1 Sister

DECEASED FATHER: DECEASED MOTHER:

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to her family to be designated at a later date.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WILLIAM “BILL” C. MARSCHKE

NAME OF DECEASED: WILLIAM “BILL” C. MARSCHKE AGE: 78

ADDRESS: 600 Lake St. Rib Lake Village of Rib Lake resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:39 P.M. Monday, October 20, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 25 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Heffner

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake with graveside military rites performed by the Rib Lake American Legion Post #274

VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 17, 1936 in Rib Lake

EDUCATION: Bill attended Rib Lake Area Elementary Schools and was a 1953 graduate of Rib Lake High School. In 1955 he attained his Teacher’s Certificate from Taylor County Normal School in Medford

MARRIAGE: 1st Marriage was in 1960 and later divorced. 2nd Marriage was on Feb 22, 1971 in Marquette, MI to Bernadette F. Kane

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After receiving his teaching degree, Bill taught as an elementary teacher for 1 year at Woodville Rural School. In 1956, He became part of the U.S. Air force where he attained the rank of Master Sergeant and worked as a Weather Forecaster for 22 years until his retirement in 1978. Bill was stationed in Nevada, Tennessee, England, Germany, Taiwan, and lastly, at the K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in Marquette, MI. After his retirement from the Air Force, he owned the Village Wash Laundromat in Rib Lake for 6 years. He then worked for the ASCS Office as a farm land surveyor for a period of time. Bill then worked for Tombstone Pizza in Medford as an Environmental Control Supervisor until his retirement in 1991. He enjoyed fishing, picking berries, making firewood, being outdoors, gardening, playing cards and he was an avid Packer, Brewer and Dodgers fan. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

MEMBER OF: St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rib Lake and Rib Lake American Legion Post # 274. Bill served on the Rib Lake Village Board, St. John’s Church Council and the Spirit Lake Improvement Association

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Bernadette F. Marschke of Rib Lake

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Robert Marschke of Rapid City, SD, Penny (Mike) Oswood of Oregon House, CA, Sean Marschke of Rapid City, SD, Bill (Edie) Sunderlin of North Fond Du Lac, Candy (Kane) (Husband: Mark) Rinehart of Medford and Karen (Kane) (Husband: Fritz) Balz of Athens

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN 11: Heather Norton, Dustin, Daniel, Matthew, Ariel and Nathaniel Rinehart, Gracie Balz, Jeremy Marschke, Jordan Marschke, Carl and Christopher Oswood GR-GRANDCHILDREN 4

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Arlene Tucker of Rib Lake, Peggy (Fred) Scholz of Tomahawk, Gayle (Paul) Scholz of Tomahawk and Robert (Kay) Marschke of Rib Lake

DECEASED FATHER: Albert Louis Frederick Marschke DECEASED MOTHER: Loretta Ruth Schaus

URNBEARERS: Honorary: David Ratkowski Active: Bill “Butch” Sunderlin

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to his family to be designated at a later date to Hope Hospice and the Rib Lake American Legion Post # 274
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Sunday, October 19, 2014

LADDIE J. VLCEK

NAME OF DECEASED: LADDIE J. VLCEK AGE: 86

ADDRESS: Country Gardens, 635 W. Cedar, Medford; A former Westboro & Ogema area resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:44 AM Saturday, October 18 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital where he had been a patient for the past 3 ½ weeks

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held in the Spring of 2015 and will be announced at a later date

OFFICIATING: Rev. Don Rhody

INTERMENT: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Ogema

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 15, 1928 at Westboro, WI

EDUCATION: Westboro elementary and was a 1946 graduate of Westboro High School

MARRIAGE: June 12, 1950 at Milwaukee to Ida Mae Soderstrom and she preceded him in death March 17, 2011

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: He was a US Army veteran achieving the rank of Sergeant having served from May of 1946 to Nov. of 1947. After the military, he resided in Phillips and worked at Flambeau Milling for a period of time. In 1958 they moved to Ogema where he began his career with the US Postal Service for the next 30 years working as a clerk and later postmaster until his retirement in 1987. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, spending time with family and friends.

MEMBER OF: Ogema Baptist Church where he had served on various groups including Deacon & Financial Secretary;
Past member of the Ogema Lions Club, and the Ogema Volunteer Fire Department

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sons – Brien (Kate Carollo) Vlcek of Seattle, WI & Bruce Vlcek of New Bedford, MA

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 4 – Elizabeth (Dan) Duryea of Bellevue, WA, Laura (Courtney) Taylor, Allison Vlcek & Kevin Vlcek all of Seattle, WA GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 3

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Joseph, Rudy & Frank Vlcek; Sisters – Martha Look & Helen Axlerod

DECEASED FATHER: Frank Vlcek DECEASED MOTHER: Frances Simek

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

JOHN B. RUMLER

NAME OF DECEASED: JOHN B. RUMLER

AGE: 69

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake

Friday, October 17, 2014

LINDA D. SCHMITTFRANZ

NAME OF DECEASED: LINDA D. SCHMITTFRANZ AGE: 63

ADDRESS: N7441 County Road C, Rib Lake, WI; A Township of Rib Lake resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 3:10 am Friday, October 17 at Aspirus Medford Hospital, emergency room where she had been taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, October 20 at Rib Lake United Methodist Church

OFFICIATING: Rev. Kyochul Shin

INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake from 4-8 PM on Sunday, October 19 and also at the Rib Lake United Methodist Church from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Monday, October 20

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 25, 1951 at Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATION: Town of Greenwood elementary school, 1969 graduate of Rib Lake High School

MARRIAGE: June 28, 1969 at the Chelsea Catholic Church to James “Jim” F. Schmittfranz and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her marriage, she worked mostly as a housewife/mother. She also did home child care for a period of time. She also worked at KFC & Hurd Millwork in Medford, C & G Minimart, Gem Products & Great Northern Cabinetry in Rib Lake for periods of time. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, reading, embroidery, crocheting & spending time with her family.

MEMBER OF: Rib Lake United Methodist Church

SURVIVING SPOUSE: James “Jim” F. Schmittfranz of Rib Lake

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Tony (Bobbie Jean) Schmittfranz of Rib Lake, Susan (Joshua) Powell of Crystal, MN, A.J. Schmittfranz of Minneapolis, MN

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 5 – Molly & Logan Schmittfranz, Makenna, Duncan & Hunter Powell
Honorary Grandchildren - Makayla, Tailor, Erin and Evan Bohmbach

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Janice (Donald) Johnson of Superior, Rod (Jeanette) Eggert of Grand Rapids, MI, Donna (Don) Hoefferle of Rib Lake

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister – Dawn Marie Eggert

DECEASED FATHER: Elmer Albert Eggert DECEASED MOTHER: Delores Pearl Glenzer

PALLBEARERS: Honorary - Logan and Molly Schmittfranz, Makenna Powell, Erin and Evan Bohmbach
Active - Lee Johnson, Travis Wienke, Jared Powell, Andy Carlyle, Kris Brothers, Makayla and Tailor Bohmbach

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Monday, October 13, 2014

NORMAN A. BLASEL



NAME OF DECEASED: NORMAN A. BLASEL

AGE: 84

ADDRESS: W5316 Apple Ave. Medford Township of Little Black resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:20 P.M. Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Aspirus Care & Rehab in Medford where he had been a resident for the past month surrounded by his family and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 10:30 A.M. Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Pastor James Babler

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will be at Medford Evergreen Cemetery at a later date

VISITATION: 8:30 A.M. until time of services at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Stetsonville

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 19, 1930 in the Township of Deer Creek

EDUCATION: Norman attended Stetsonville Elementary and Medford Area High School

MARRIAGE: October 11, 1952 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church to Delores J. Pagel

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Norman was a lifelong farmer in the Township of Deer Creek until he retired in 2004. He enjoyed farming, watching the wildlife and birds and going for rides around the countryside.

MEMBER OF: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Delores J. Blasel of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Ronald (Deanne) Blasel of Dorchester, Brenda (Iver) Iverson of Waupaca and Tommy (Susan) Blasel of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Baby Blasel in infancy

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 8: Nora Blume, Brad (Samantha) Blasel, Tammy (Jason) Anderson, Sara (Jake) Fink, Chad Frischmann, Stacy Blasel, Tanya Blasel (Significant Other: Joe Berger)
and Craig Blasel (Significant Other: Ashley Neumueller) GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 13

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Harry Blasel of Rib Lake and Arlis Lageman of Whittlesey

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Melvin Blasel and Delores Smart

DECEASED FATHER: Albert Blasel DECEASED MOTHER: Elsie Korth

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Norman's family to be designated at a later date. Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.
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