Saturday, November 10, 2018

GEORGE J. TROIBER

George J. Troiber, 94, of Rib Lake, passed away on November 9, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family, under the care of Hope Hospice & Palliative Care.

George was born on June, 20 1924 to Michael and Cecilia (Trumm) Troiber in Birnamwood. He attended St. Dominic’s grade school and later Forest Grove grade school in the Town of Holway. He married Jeanette “Nettie” Fritsche on October 3, 1953 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville. She preceded him in death on January 26, 2014. His family owned the Ace of Clubs in the Town of Holway. George worked various manufacturing jobs including, Franklin’s Service and Sales in Prentice, Harvey Company, and National Presto Company in Eau Claire.

In his spare time George enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family, and was a past member of the Olkives Horseshoe Team.

George is survived by five sons, Phillip Troiber of Edgar, Matthew (Robin) Troiber of Hannibal, Wayne (Iva Jean) Troiber and James (Noreen) Troiber, both of Medford, and Bradley (Gail) Troiber of Owen; three daughters, Ann (John) Lemke of Medford, Karen Troiber, and Jenny Troiber, both of Casper, WY; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by many other family and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents George is preceded in death by his great-grandson, Jonathan Jones, brother, Vernon Troiber, and sister-in-law Ruth Troiber.

A memorial Mass for George will take place at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, with Father Otto Bucher officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Town of Holway. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

LUDWIG M. MACIK

Ludwig M. Macik, 85, of Medford, passed away Saturday November 10, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday November 15, 2018 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel. Burial will follow in Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12 Noon until the time of services at 2:00.
Ludwig was born May 16, 1933 in Goodrich, WI to Jerry and Agnes (Cech) Macik. He is a 1951 graduate of Medford High School.
He is survived by Niece Joan (Bill) Krohn of Mukwanago, Nephews Jon Macik of Medford and Kenneth (Jennifer) Burisek of the Town of Deer Creek, further survived by several Great and Great Great Nieces and Nephews.
Ludwig is preceded in death by his Parents, Sisters Marth Macik, Ruth Burisek and Brother George Macik.
Ludwig owned and operated his own dairy farm in the Town of Goodrich. In the winters he enjoyed being out doing woods work. He also had a strong passion for hunting and trapping.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Ludwig can be given to the National Kidney Foundation.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Thursday, November 8, 2018

JOHN “JACK” B. MOLITOR

NAME OF DECEASED: JOHN “JACK” B. MOLITOR AGE: 85

ADDRESS: Dycora Transitional Health, Abbotsford, WI 54405

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:30 AM Thursday, November 8 at Dycora Transitional Health, Abbotsford where he had resided for the past 7 years

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 13 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza

INTERMENT: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Molitor Catholic Cemetery, Town of Molitor at a later date

VISITATION: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Tuesday, November 13

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 10, 1932 at Medford

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary elementary school and Molitor Elementary School, Town of Hammel; graduate of St Nazianz Seminary, Manitowoc County, WI

MARRIAGE: previously married and later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he moved to Milwaukee and worked as a computer tech for Bell Telephone and later ATT until his retirement. In 2012 he moved to Golden Living Nursing Home in Abbotsford. He enjoyed birds, flowers, gardening and baseball games.

MEMBER OF: Past member of St. Franciscans Catholic Church, Milwaukee

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son – Troy (Jenny) Molitor of Dallas, Texas; Daughter – Amy and Grandson – Evan both of Milwaukee

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother – Robert “Bob” (Mary) Molitor of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister – Velores Long

DECEASED FATHER: George Joseph Molitor DECEASED MOTHER: Mary Helen (Strama) Molitor

OTHER INFORMATION: -For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com
Further survived by nieces, nephews and cousins


Thursday, November 1, 2018

LINDA L. BENDER


Linda Lou Bender (nee Moh), 68, greeted her Lord and Savior and reunited with her parents on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

She was born on March 20, 1950 to Lucien and Evelyn (Doehr) Moh. Linda has two surviving sisters, Sally (Tim) Wright of Petrolia, Ontario and Mitzi Moh of Marshfield.

Linda went to parochial school in Granton and graduated from Granton High School in 1968.

She leaves behind her husband of 47 years, Dale and three children Debra Bender, Patty (Jeremiah) Lubahn, and Brian (Elizabeth) Bender.

Linda loved spending time with her 6 grandchildren, Scarlett, Ariella, Samuel, and Jacob Lubahn and Alexis and Ruby Bender. She enjoyed visiting shut-ins and singing in the church choir. It was common to find a book in her hand. Linda was known for never missing a birthday and always writing handwritten letters. She loved camping, fishing, and spending time outdoors.

Linda was a loving wife, great mom, and a fun-loving, memory making grandmother. She will be missed by many.

Funeral services for Linda will take place 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, with Pastor Steve Rutter officiating. Burial will follow at a later date. Visitation will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM.

Memorial donation in Linda’s name may be given to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Choir.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements, online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Saturday, October 27, 2018

THERESIA FABER

Theresia Faber, 96, of Medford, passed away Saturday October 27, 2018 at Dycora Transitional Health in Abbotsford, under the compassionate care of Hope Hospice.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday October 30, 2018 at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Goodrich. Pastor Ken Bittorf will officiate. Burial will follow at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of service.
Theresia was born March 22, 1922 in Forst, Germany to John and Joanna (Schmuda) Rau. She married Peter Faber on February 3, 1940 in Medford. Pete preceded her in death on May 17, 2008.
She is survived by two Daughters: Jean Thurs of Athens, Virginia (Alan) Woller of Merrill, two Sons: Henry (Jackie) of Athens and Edward (Phyllis) of Medford, 8 Grandchildren, 6 Step Grandchildren, 16 Great Grandchildren, 7 Step Great Grandchildren, 9 Great Great Grandchildren, 4 Step Great Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Theresia is further preceded in death by her Parents, Son In Law Ronald Thurs, Grandson Steven Faber, Brothers: John, Henry and Joseph Rau, Sisters: Hedwig Lechmaier, Agnes Rau and Anne Utter.
Theresia will always be remembered as a hard worker. Her and her husband Peter owned and operated a own dairy farm in the Town of Goodrich. She enjoyed gardening, canning, hunting, crochet, needlework, sewing, traveling and riding snowmobile. She especially enjoyed time spent at the cabin her and Peter built on Lake Minocqua.
She was a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church where she served in the Ladies Aid, Farmers Union, Holstein Breeders Assn. and the Farmers Union Co-Op.
Memorial donations in honor of Theresia can be given to St. Andrews Lutheran Church or Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements, online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

GLADYS E. PAUR


Gladys E. Paur, 92, a former Town of Browning resident, passed away on Saturday, Oct 27, 2018, at Aspirus Care and Rehab, Medford, where she had resided for almost 3 years most recently under the care of Hope Hospice. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 30 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville, with Rev Richard Russow officiating. Visitation will take place from 4-7 PM on Monday, October 29 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford, and also at church from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 30. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Medford. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Tyler & Brayden Paur, Adam Smith, Josh, Connor & Zach Wierschke.
Gladys was born March 24, 1926, one of 9 children of William and Bertha (Richwalski) Brecke in the Township of Deer Creek near Stetsonville, WI. Gladys attended Pleasant Valley Elementary School in the Town of Deer Creek, and was a 1943 graduate of Dorchester High School. She attended a secretarial school in Madison, Wisconsin for 6 months. She returned to the Medford area and was employed at the County Superintendent of Schools office. After the death of her Mother in 1945, Gladys took a leave of absence to be at home to help with housekeeping and the care of her younger siblings. She returned to her job after several months. On June 12, 1948, Gladys married Emil C. Paur at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Stetsonville and he preceded her in death on Nov 5, 2015.
Together they raised six children on the Paur dairy farm near Gad in the Town of Browning. Gladys enjoyed gardening, quilting and was an excellent seamstress. She was a lifetime member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville, along with its Ladies Aid. She was active in Sunny Hill Homemakers group of Gad and assisted with the Gad Go Getters 4-H Club. She also was a Town of Browning poll worker at many elections.
Gladys is survived by her children Starla (Jerry) Siegmann of Milwaukee, Bryan (Carol) Paur of Menomonie, WI, Mitchell Paur of Medford, Jill (David) Smith of Medford, Leslie (Carol) Paur, Delavan, WI, and Cynthia (Mark) Wierschke of West Salem, WI. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and sisters Annabelle Holme of New Berlin, Elva (Norman) Larson of Waupaca, WI, and sisters-in-law Sharon Brecke of Owen, WI and Helen Hirsch of Delavan, WI.
In addition to her husband and parents, Gladys was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Vernon Brecke, Myron Brecke, Audrey Vircks, Stella Brecke, Myrtle Bedroske, and Mary Ann Brecke (in infancy).
The family requests memorial contributions to be given to the family for a future designation. For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com.


Monday, October 22, 2018

KATHLEEN “KATHY” A. JESSICK

NAME OF DECEASED: KATHLEEN “KATHY” A. JESSICK AGE: 77

ADDRESS: LBJ Lane, Medford; A Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 8:15 AM on Sunday, October 21 at her residence in the Town of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Friday, October 26 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza

INTERMENT: Interment of her cremated remains will take place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery at a later date

VISITATION: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, October 26

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 26, 1940 at St. Paul, MN

EDUCATION: Whitewater, WI schools and attended UW-Whitewater

MARRIAGE: June 12, 1965 at Weyerhaeuser, WI to George J. Jessick

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education, she worked as a secretary in Milwaukee until moving to Weyerhaeuser, WI. After their marriage, they resided in the Strum area where she worked at the Eau Claire Highway Dept. until moving back to Weyerhaeuser for a short period of time. In 1968, they moved to Medford and she worked as a homemaker and mother. She co-owned/operated the Mirage Boutique and also multiple assisted living facilities until her retirement in 1997. She also did community volunteer work. She enjoyed traveling, all Wisconsin sports, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Ladies Golf Leagues; Red Hats

SURVIVING SPOUSE: George J. Jessick of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Dr. Timothy (Tina) Jessick of Menomonee Falls, WI and Wendy (Kevin Neumueller) Jessick of Westboro

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 3 – Eddie Brecke, IV, Garett Crayne & Madelyn Jessick
GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 1 – Sophia Grace Brecke

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Marge (John) Sauerberg of Menomonee Falls, WI

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother in infancy – Jimmy Fardy

DECEASED FATHER: James Fardy DECEASED MOTHER: Althea (Radtke) Fardy

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