Wednesday, December 17, 2014

THOMAS P. BROST


NAME OF DECEASED: THOMAS P. BROST

AGE: 78

ADDRESS: 2851 Boss Road in Abbotsford, Previously of 634 S. Park Ave. Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:05 A.M. Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: A Private Memorial Service was held at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

INTERMENT: Private Cremainal Inurnment took place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 12, 1936 in Medford

EDUCATION: Tom attended Holy Rosary Grade School

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Tom enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles, the outdoors and watching T.V.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Lambert “Red”, Leroy, Vernon, Allen (Joanne) Brost all of Medford, Arlyle Mayer of Green Bay and Marlene Dettmering of Medford. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Rita Werner in 1975 and Margaret “Peg” Tuma on April 19, 2014

DECEASED FATHER: Anton J. Brost

DECEASED MOTHER: Margaret C. Enders

OTHER INFORMATION: Memorials can be made in Tom’s name to Holy Rosary Catholic Schools.
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

MARJORIE “MARGE” E. METZ

NAME OF DECEASED: MARJORIE “MARGE” E. METZ AGE: 67

ADDRESS: N3895 Oriole Drive, Medford; A Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 7:55 AM on Tuesday, December 16 at her residence in the Town of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Friday, December 19 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Interment of her cremated remains will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Township of Little Black

VISITATION: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, December 19

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 6, 1947 at Medford

EDUCATION: Little Black Center School, Town of Little Black and was a graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE: July 20, 1968 at Sacred heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville to Paul L. Metz and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: In her earlier years, she worked as a nurses aid at Memorial Nursing Home, Medford. Then she worked as a housewife & mother while her children were growing up. In 1981 she worked as a nurses aid and later a receptionist at Memorial Hospital of Taylor County, Medford until ill health forced her retirement in 2003. She enjoyed gardening, scrap booking, baking, camping & other family adventures, spending time with family, especially her grandchildren, and she had a gift to gab.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Paul L. Metz of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Timothy (fiance – Dianne Gebhart) Metz of Sun Prairie, WI; Brenda (Brian Richards) Metz of Mosinee; Julie (Scott) Navarre of Marshfield

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 4 – Ethan & Peyton Metz, Parker & Megan Navarre

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Nancy Wycliffe of Medford, Neal (Jean) Nuernberger of Wahpeton, ND, Paul (Linda) Nuernberger of Medford, Mary (Tom) Brost of Medford, Sara Nuernberger of Medford
Brother-in-law: Roger Paul of Hubertus, WI; Sister-in-law: Doris Nuernberger of Sheboygan Falls, WI

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: David Nuernberger & Ellyn Paul

NEPHEW DECEASED: Eric Nuernberger

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mother-in-law: Beulah Metz of Medford

DECEASED FATHER: Elmer Arnold Nuernberger DECEASED MOTHER: Goldie Irene Moore

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to either Hope Hospice of Medford or the Taylor County Humane Society
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Thursday, December 11, 2014

WILLIAM “BILL” G. SPREEN, JR.

NAME OF DECEASED: WILLIAM “BILL” G. SPREEN, JR. AGE: 91

ADDRESS: N4703 State Hwy 13, Medford; A Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 11 at the residence of his daughter in the Village of Stratford

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, December 15 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey where there will also be military rites performed by the Stetsonville American Legion military honors team

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

VISITATION: OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey from 9 AM until the time of funeral mass at 11 AM on Monday, December 15

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 23, 1922 at the family home in the Township of Hammel

EDUCATION: Esadore Elementary School, Township of Hammel

MARRIAGE: June 6, 1950 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Ellen E. Voit and she preceded him in death May 14, 2014

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: He was a US Army veteran of WW II. In his early years, he worked in the lumber & logging business. For a period of time he partnered with Clifford Meyer in a saw mill business. He then drove truck for Neuendorf Transportation until his retirement.

MEMBER OF: OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey; Stetsonville American Legion Post

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sandi (Don) Lange of Stratford, Bryan Spreen, whereabouts unknown, Lisa (Wayne) Koch of Boston, MA

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 5 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 8

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters – Lydia Meyer of Medford, Sylvia Spreen of Rockford, North Dakota, Bernice Hirsch of Sparta; Brother – Elroy (Lorna) Spreen of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Lillian Pernsteiner on December 27, 2013

DECEASED FATHER: William Spreen, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Mary Mathilda Skabroud

PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren – Chris Lange, Angela Sievers, Nate Lange, Clay Lange, Clint Spreen

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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Monday, December 8, 2014

HILBERT "BUTCH" G. DASSOW, JR.


NAME OF DECEASED: Hilbert "Butch" George  Dassow, Jr.      


 AGE:  63

 
ADDRESS:  N 4522 Grahl Drive, Medford, a resident of Browning Township

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  His residence, Monday December 8, 2014 at 4:35 AM


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Friday December 12, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey, WI.


OFFICIATING:  Pastor Randal Jeppeson

 
INTERMENT: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Whittlesey, WI


VISITATION: 5-7:00 PM, Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel.

 
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 22, 1950 in Medford, WI

 
EDUCATION: Attended Rib Lake High School.

 
MEMBER OF: Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey, WI

 
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Employed as a logger with Dassow Logging, where he also was a truck driver. He loved his tractors, and enjoyed hunting . Hilbert was always joking and pulling pranks. He will be remembered as a fun loving Brother, Father, and Grandfather. He loved his family dearly, and was always there to lend a helping hand.

 
SURVIVING CHILDREN: Holly Dassow of Medford, WI and Andy (Kelly) Dassow of Medford, WI.

 
LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: Rain Sperl, Mirek Clendenning, Alyssa Dassow, Colton Dassow, Ashlyn Dassow

 
SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Barb (Alan) Niemi of Arizona, Richard (Vicki) Dassow of Rib Lake, WI, Bruce (Jill) Dassow, Mike Dassow and Lynn (Paul) Emmerich, all of Medford, WI.

 
DECEASED FATHER: Hilbert Henry Dassow, Sr.      DECEASED MOTHER: Marian Fleegel

 
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations in honor of Hilbert may be made to his family, designation will be made at a later date.

Friday, December 5, 2014

ARLIE WAYNE KNIGHT


NAME OF DECEASED: Arlie Wayne Knight       AGE:  78

 
ADDRESS: 5318 County Road E, Athens, WI 54411, formerly of Ogema, WI

 
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  Died at his residence, Friday, December 5, 2014.

 
TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel.

 
OFFICIATING:  Deacon Joe Stefancin

 
INTERMENT:   2:00 PM, Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake WI

 
VISITATION: 9:30 until the time of services at 11:00 AM Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel.

 
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 28, 1936, Whiteside County, Illinois

 
EDUCATION: 1956 Graduate of Westboro High School

 
MARRIAGE: Carol Shirley Peterson on February 2, 1963 in Rib Lake, WI

 
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Honorably Discharged from the US Army, Armor Division, on February 5, 1962 at the rank of SP4 E4. Arlie loved to “Tinker around,” and took pleasure in making different items out of wood including shelves and eagles. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, traveling and playing with his dogs. His favorite times were spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

 
SURVIVING SPOUSE: Carol Shirley (Peterson) Knight


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Rocky (Bonnie) Knight of Medford, WI, Wade (Joan) Knight Athens, WI

 
CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter, Laura Denise Knight on March 16, 1986.

 
GRANDCHILDREN: Katie (Tommy) Weaver, Courtney (Kevin) Zelms, Justin Knight, Michael Baynes, Aaron, Chirstina and Roger Knight, Angel and Sabrina Weaver, Ava Zelms.

 
SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother, William Knight of Ogema, WI, Sister-in-Law Mary Jo Knight of Westboro, WI.

 
BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister: Sharon Wojcik, on April 28, 2013, Brother: Everett Stan Knight on June 6, 2001, Brother-in-Law, Joseph Wojcik on September 29, 2014.

 
DECEASED FATHER:  Melvin Arthur Knight, April 5, 2000.   DECEASED MOTHER: Edna Emma Pratt, August 12, 1999.

 
PALLBEARERS: Katie Weaver, Justin Knight, Courtney Zelms, Aaron, Christina and Roger Knight

 
OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Friday, November 28, 2014

TOBY A. DUBOIS

NAME OF DECEASED:
TOBY A. DUBOIS
AGE: 44

ADDRESS: N5237 County Road E Medford; Township of Molitor Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:57 P.M. Thursday, November 27 at the Aspirus Medford Hospital where he was taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 3 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 2 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Prayer Service and also from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 3 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 25, 1970 at Hustisford, WI

EDUCATION: 1989 Graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE: April 24, 1993 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester to Julie L. Gonnering

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Toby worked for various trucking companies in Medford and Eau Claire for a number of years. He then worked at TNR Recycling in Chippewa Falls until the time of his death. He enjoyed working, hunting, fishing and working in the woods. Toby also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Julie L. DuBois of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Twin Daughters: Marisa and Mara DuBois both of Medford

SURVIVING GRANDDAUGHTER: Chloe Bucki of Medford

SURVIVNG BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters: Tammi Barnes of Medford and Terry (Peter) Wimmer of Silverdale, Washington
3 Brothers: Tracy (Sue) DuBois of Dorchester
Todd and Ty DuBois both of Medford

SURVIVING MOTHER: MaryAnn H. DuBois (Maiden Name: Goecks) of Medford
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends

DECEASED FATHER: Arthur T. DuBois

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Toby’s family to be designated at a later date
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

FRANCES “FRAN” M. CLENDENNING

NAME OF DECEASED: FRANCES “FRAN” M. CLENDENNING AGE: 94

ADDRESS: 650 Pearl Street, Rib Lake; Village of Rib Lake Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:15 P.M. Tuesday, November 25 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient for the past 9 days.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 1:30 P.M. Saturday, November 29 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Heffner

INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake

VISITATION: 11:30 A.M. until the time of services at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, November 29 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 13, 1920 in Rib Lake, Wisconsin

EDUCATION: Attended Fawn Valley Grade School and was a 1938 graduate of Rib Lake High School

MARRIAGE: May 20, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Charles P. Clendenning and he preceded her in death on December 29, 1970

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After high school, Fran moved to Chicago where she was employed by Western Electric during WWII. She and her husband moved back to Rib Lake in 1945, where she was employed at Gem products in Rib Lake as a sewing machine operator for 30 years until her retirement. In her later years she enjoyed playing cards and also traveling to Europe, Greece, and Hawaii.

MEMBER OF: St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake and their Ladies Aid; Rib Lake Community Club and a member of the Lehman-Clendenning American Legion Auxiliary in Rib Lake. Past member of the Tuesday Morning Bowling League in Medford and Thursday Evening Ladies Bowling League in Rib Lake at the Little Bohemia Bowling Lanes.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son: Lee Clendenning of Rib Lake
Daughter: Gale Clendenning of Marshfield

GRANDCHILDREN: 5

GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: 10

Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, other Relatives and Friends

BROTHERS DECEASED: Charles, Harvey, John, Harry and Robert Knop

DECEASED FATHER: Carl Knop

DECEASED MOTHER: Bertha Knop (Maiden Name: Kalk)

PALLBEARERS: Mel, Jake and Peter Clendenning, Jonathan Mealey, Mike Coleman and John Hein

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Fran’s 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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