Monday, September 26, 2016

ALFRED “HUNSIE” E. PETERSEN, JR.

NAME OF DECEASED: ALFRED “HUNSIE” E. PETERSEN, JR. AGE: 88

ADDRESS: N2814 Oriole Drive, Medford; A Township of Browning resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:31 pm Sunday, September 25 at Deerview Meadows Assisted Living, Medford where he had resided for the past 1 month

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 12 Noon on Saturday, October 1at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery

VISITATION: 3 – 6 PM on Friday, September 30 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and from 11 AM until the time of funeral services at 12 Noon on Saturday, October 1 at the church

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 12, 1927 in the Township of Chelsea

EDUCATION: Town of Chelsea Elementary, and Mathey Elementary School, Town of Medford

MARRIAGE: Never Married

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Farmed his whole life in the Townships of Chelsea & Browning until retirement. After his retirement, he worked for the Taylor County Green Thumb. He enjoyed trips to the casino, card playing and coffee clutches with friends.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister – Alvina Petersen in 1962 & Brother – Arvin Petersen in 1987

DECEASED FATHER: Alfred Petersen, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Olga (Bahr) Petersen

PALLBEARERS: Gene Title, Jim & Matt Jari, Tyler, Zachary & John Brost

OTHER INFORMATION: Survived by aunts/uncles, cousins, many special friends and neighbors.
Per Alfred's request, any memorial contributions are to be given to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Medford
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Thursday, September 22, 2016

RONALD "RON" S. KONIECZNY


Ronald “Ron” S. Konieczny, 60, of Owen passed away on September 21, 2016 in Holway.
He was born on September 28, 1955 to Stanley and Adala (Collar) Konieczny. He was a graduate of Owen- Withee High School. He married Sally Ann Kowalewski on September 23, 1976 in Medford. After school Ron went on to work at Weather Shield for 32 years. After Weather Shield Ron then went on to work for Turenne Construction and Nestle.

In his spare time Ron enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, woodworking, gardening, raising llamas, caring for his lawn, camping, big colorful campfires, watching the Packers, drinking beer and listening to good tunes, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Ron is survived by his wife Sally of Owen, children: Shannon (Patrick) Loucks of Curtiss, Shawn (Sara) Konieczny of Medford, Sherri (Dustin) Dmytro of Gilman, grandchildren: Shawna, Bryant, Victoria, Clark, and Claire. Ron is further survived by his mother, Adala of Medford, sisters: Kathy (Bill) Semanko of Junction City, KS, Karen (Lee) Paul of Medford, Linda (Don) Horgen of Almena, and Judy Bogodonovich of Stanley and many loving nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father Stanley, father-in-law Vernon “Bud” Kowalewski, and mother-in-law Marjorie “Marge” Kowalewski.

A celebration of life will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at his residence at 3:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Donation in honor of Ron can be given to his family for designation at a later date.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

ELLEN M. NORLIN

Ellen M. Norlin, 97, currently of Medford, formerly of Ogema, passed at Friday September 16, 2016 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford.
Ellen was born March 16, 1919 in Ogema to Harland and Ebba (Miller) Motley. She attended Centerville Grade School and was a 1939 Graduate of Westboro High School. Ellen married Raymond E. Norlin in Ashland, WI on March 16, 1948. Raymond preceded her in death on September 2, 2005.
Following high school, Ellen went to work on the family farm. After her marriage to Raymond, they purchased a home east of Ogema. She worked and assisted her husband with his business, Norlin Insurance Agency for over 30 years.
Ellen was a Lady Lion of the Ogema Lions Club and member of Ogema Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, singing and playing music, sewing, and refinishing furniture.
She is survived by her children: Dolly (Lloyd) Hadden of Ogema, Pat (Rick) Paterson of Salt Lake City, UT, John (Suzanne) Norlin of Windsor, CO., Brother Paul (Grace) Motley of St. Paul, MN, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Ellen is further preceded in death by her Parents, Brothers: Charles (Edna) Motley, Loyd (Leinad) Motley, Lewis Motley George (Joyce) Motley, Morris (Ruth) Motley.
Funeral Services for Ellen will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday September 19, 2016 at Ogema Baptist Church with Pastor Donald Rhody officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church, beginning at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Memorial donations in honor of Ellen can be made to Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center Scholarship Fund.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Thursday, September 15, 2016

RONALD O. ANDERSON

Funeral Service
Ronald O. Anderson, 32, died Wednesday September 14, 2016 in Medford.
He was born February 24, 1984 to Ronald Anderson and Annette (Maninen) Brossow. He attended Rib Lake High School, and then went on to earn a technical degree in HVAC.
Ron is survived by his Son: Russell Anderson of Kason, MN, Fiance: Sadie Beyer of Medford, Parents: Ronald Anderson of Milwaukee and Annette (Randal) Brossow of Medford, Sisters: Adeline (Jess) Ernst of Withee, Leslie Anderson, Ayla Brossow, Darcy Brossow all of Medford, one Aunt: Sandy (Greg) Sebold of Dorchestor, and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his Grandparents.
Ron loved to mechanically working on all sorts of motors and engines. He worked as a bartender at Cattail Tap and Birds Nest. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. Ron will be remembered as a great Dad, who loved his son very much.
Cremation rites have been accorded, a memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Memorial Donation in honor of Ron can be given to his family for designation at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

ALICE L. RINDT

NAME OF DECEASED: ALICE L. RINDT AGE: 85

ADDRESS: 218 N. Franklin, Stetsonville

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:30 AM Tuesday, September 13 at Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford where she had resided for the past 11 days

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 10:00 AM Saturday, September 17 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Father Michael Hayden

INTERMENT: Stetsonville Catholic Cemetery

VISITATION: 8:30 AM until time of services at 10 AM on Saturday, September 17 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 1, 1930 at Gays Mills, WI

EDUCATION: Medford area schools

MARRIAGE: November 22, 1952 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville to Alois V. Rindt and he preceded her in death April 17, 2008

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Prior to her marriage she worked at the Medford Pea Cannery & as a caretaker in Stanley for periods of time. After marriage, they farmed in the Town of Deer Creek for many years until retirement in 1985. In Retirement, she worked as a cleaning lady at Taylor Electric and Malibu Inn. She enjoyed bingo, traveling & spending time with her family.

MEMBER OF: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville; Stetsonville American Legion Auxiliary; Catholic Order of Foresters

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Mary (Charlie) Lavin of Medford, Ralph (Peggy) Rindt of Gilman, Victoria (David) Friedenfels of Owen, James (fiance-Barb Tesch) Rindt of Athens, Roxie (Tony) Friedenfels of Owen, Thomas (DiAnn) Rindt of Stetsonville, Gregory (Julie) Rindt of Stetsonville, Labet (Al) Quante of Medford, Andrea (special friend-Todd Heier) Molitor of Medford

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 29 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 15

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sisters – Dorothy Wenzel, Mildred Jauernig, Edith Cannon; 7 step-brothers/sisters

DECEASED FATHER: Anthony Leo Kautman DECEASED MOTHER: Nancy Mandy Holmes

PALLBEARERS: Honorary – John Rindt, Anthony Molitor, Quinn Krueger, Jesse, Andy & Nathan Friedenfels;
Active – Calvin & Justin Friedenfels, Aron Molitor, Colton Quante, Nick, Luke & Ray Jay Rindt

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville in her name
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Monday, September 12, 2016

MARGARET "MARGE" V. TLUSTY

NAME OF DECEASED: Margaret “Marge” Viola Tlusty AGE: 98

ADDRESS: Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at her residence in the Town of Medford, under the loving care of her family and Hope Hospice.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 15 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin.

INTERMENT: Will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery, Whittlesey, at a later date.

VISITATION: Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Whittlesey on Wednesday, September 14, from 4:00 PM until the time of a rosary service at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: She was born in the Town of Chelsea on February 13, 1918

EDUCATION: She was a graduate of Whittlesey Grade School, Medford High School, Taylor County Normal School and UW-Stevens Point where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree.

MARRIAGE: Married Walter M. Tlusty on June 30, 1938 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey. He preceded her in death on September 6, 2011

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: She taught elementary school in Taylor County, Colby, and Dorchester schools. She was instrumental in promoting the newspaper as a classroom teaching tool. She enjoyed family, nature, reading, traveling, and working with youngsters in school and church. She also enjoyed playing cards, gardening, ice fishing, and crocheting.

MEMBER OF: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey, where she taught CCD and sang in the choir.


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Judith (Richard) Mercier of Ashland, Robert of Wauwatosa, Mary (Ronald) Mauer of Delafield, and John (Annette) of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Dennis in 1958

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 9 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 7

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters-in-law: Bernice Tlusty of Medford and Betty Tlusty of Chelsea

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers: Ferdinand, Joseph, Edward, Oscar, and Frank; Sisters: Marcella Brandner, Catherine Leischer, and Marie Massoth Buehler

DECEASED FATHER: Ferdinand Brandner DECEASED MOTHER: Margaret Kestler

PALLBEARERS: Her 9 grandchildren will be serving as pallbearers.

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in Margaret’s name.
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Sunday, September 11, 2016

OTTO “JUNIOR” OLSON


NAME OF DECEASED: OTTO “JUNIOR” OLSON AGE: 84

ADDRESS: Medford, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at the Golden Living-Continental Manor in Abbotsford surrounded by his loving family

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 3:00 P.M. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Father Michael Hayden

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Holway

VISITATION: 1:00 P.M. until time of services at 3:00 P.M. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 13, 1932 in the Township of Holway

EDUCATION: Otto attended Lincoln Graded School in the Township of Holway

MARRIAGE: On May 22, 1957 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville, Otto married the love of his life Karen L. Riemer and she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Otto grew up in the Township of Holway. After school, he farmed until going into the U.S. Army from 1951-1953 where he served as an MP during the Korean War. Otto then returned to Holway and continued to farm until 1966 when he went to work for Lato Corp. in Thorp as a Carpenter. In 1977, he opened Olson Construction and operated it until his retirement in 1994. Otto enjoyed making firewood, deer hunting, snowmobiling, camping, fishing, playing cards, visiting with his friends and neighbors and he loved to spend time with his family.

MEMBER OF: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Boxrucker-Berry American Legion Post #519 and past member of the Pine Creek Riders Snowmobiling Club

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Karen L. Olson of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Gary (Lori) Olson of Mukwonago, Guy (Penny) & Monte (Mary) Olson both of Medford

SURVIVNG STEP SISTER: DeLores Blasel of Medford.
SON DECEASED: Gordon Olson
GRANDSON DECEASED: Gary Olson Jr.

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 7 Andrew & Adam Olson, Danielle (Nick) Roiger, Dayna Olson, Dan (Amber) Olson, Abby & Paige Olson, 1 Step-Granddaughter Jenna Scheithauer
    
GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 4

BROTHER/SISTER DECEASED: Norman Olson and a sister in infancy, Viola Olson


DECEASED FATHER: Otto Olson Sr.

DECEASED MOTHER: Christina Hoffman


OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Otto’s family to be designated at a later date.
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