Saturday, June 24, 2017

LEANNE I. PETERSON


NAME OF DECEASED: Leanne Irene Peterson AGE: 81

RESIDENCE: Country Gardens in Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Country Gardens, Medford, on June 24, 2017 under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Thursday June 29 at11:00 AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church Medford

OFFICIATING: Fr. Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Little Black

VISITATION: Thursday, June 29 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 3, 1935 in Little Black

EDUCATION: Stetsonville Elementary, Medford High School, St. Joseph’s Nursing School, Marshfield

MARRIAGE: October 6, 1959 in Madison to James Peterson, they were later divorced.

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Worked as a nurse in Madison, Marshfield, and Medford until marriage. After marriage she worked as a nurse at Memorial Hospital in Medford. She finished her career as a traveling nurse in Oceanside, CA

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Medford Curling Club, Tee Hi Golf Course, and Past President of the Lochettes

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Timothy Peterson of Medford, and Thomas (Becky) Peterson of Des Moines, IA

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 5   STEP-GRANDCHILDREN: 2   
GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 6         

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: brothers: Peter and Sam Paulson, sisters: Margret Kyes, Judy Peck, Joan McElligott, Kris (Ron) Zuleger, Jane Paulson, and Cindy Paulson

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Kevin “Whitey” Paulson

DECEASED FATHER: Raymond Paulson     DECEASED MOTHER: Ann White

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial in Leanne’s name may be made to Hope Hospice
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ARDELLA M. DOHRWARDT


Ardella M. Dohrwardt, 73, of Medford, passed away Friday June 23, 2017 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford. She was born on September 2, 1943 to Henry and Bertha (Barkow) Dassow, they precede her in death. She married Herman C. Dohrwardt, Jr. at Trinity Lutheran Church on October 5, 1963. Herman precedes her in death.
Ardella worked most of her life as a homemaker. In her spare time she enjoyed shooting pool, going to the casino, and playing cards and bingo.
She is survived by Children: Ricky (Nancy) Dohrwardt of Rib Lake, Randy (Katrina) Dohrwardt of Medford, Ryan (Bobbie) Dohrwardt of Pulaski, Renee (David) Jacobsen of Medford and Rod (Muzzy) Dohrwardt of Medford, Grandchildren: Mikey, Taran, Brett, Wyatt, Amanda and Zach Dohrwardt, and Nicole Jacobsen. She is also survived by her siblings, Harold (Mary Ann) Dassow Sr., Arnold Dassow, Darlene Drager all of Medford and sister-in-law Janice Dassow of Medford
In addition to her parents and husband, Ardella is preceded in death by her siblings, Ralph, Donald, Hilbert Sr., Henry, Clarence, Robert and Alvin Sr. Dassow, and Elaine Gumz.
Per Ardella’s request, cremation rites have been accorded, and no services will be held. Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemefuneralservice.com

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NORMA E. GAAB-MOLITOR

Norma E. Gaab-Molitor, 87, of Medford, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 20th at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford, WI.
Norma was born in Medford, WI on June 18, 1930 to Henry and Catherine (Stauner) Brost. She married James J. Gaab on June 15th, 1949 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford and they celebrated 56 years of marriage before his passing in 2007.
Norma and family moved to Wausau, WI in 1956, where she was a bookkeeper for her husband at Mobil Oil Co. She also worked part time as a telephone secretary and printers assistant for the Business Service Center and part time at Dr. George Andrews medical office.
In 1984, she founded the consignment store Nice As New. She spent her winters in Sun City, AZ where she was employed at Sun City Youngtown Printers and Valley Medical Answering Service. She moved back to Wausau full time in 1998 where she continued to work as a telephone secretary for Presto Call until her retirement in 2007.
Norma was a fervent reader and enjoyed writing short stories for her family, remodeling their houses and traveling the USA and Europe. Norma was very active at the church, school and community organizations. She was a long-term poll worker and volunteer at Wausau Hospital and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford. She enjoyed every type of animal, especially her cats and Bob’s dog, Tiffi.
Norma moved to Medford, WI in 2008 where she married her childhood friend Robert “Bob” Molitor in June of 2008 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford.
She is survived by her husband Robert “Bob” Molitor of Medford; Children: Mary Gaab of Wausau and Daniel (Lori) Gaab of Galena, IL; Grandchildren: Michael Hoffman, Mike and Dan Fuller, Nick, Tiffany, Brad and Kendra Gaab; Several Great-grandchildren; Brothers: Barney Brost of Denver, CO and S. Ray (Meta) Brost of Clarksville, IL; Sister: Marilyn (Arthur) Fliss of West Bend; Stepchildren: Mike and Micky Molitor both of Medford and 2 step-greatgrandchildren.
In addition to her first husband and parents Norma was preceded in death by her Children: Kathy Gaab Hoffman and Joseph Gaab; Daughter In-Law: Nellie Gaab; Sisters: Anita Gassen, Virginia Mary Brost and Lenore Palmer-Marks; Brother: JP Brost.
A funeral mass will be held at 12 noon, Monday June 26th, 2017 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Medford with Father Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 11 AM until the time of mass at 12 noon. Future burial of her cremated remains will be at the Cremation Garden of Rest, Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Norma’s name can be given to Holy Rosary Catholic Church and School, Medford or the Taylor County Humane Society, Medford.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at hemerfuneralservice.com

Monday, June 19, 2017

DENNIS C. PETERSON


Dennis C. Peterson, 78, of Antigo, passed away Sunday June 18, 2017 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital Emergency Room.
Dennis was born June 21, 1938 in Medford, WI to Claude and Mildred (Wyss) Peterson. He was a graduate of Medford Sr. High School. Dennis married Betty Sue Peterson on November 26, 1979 in Menomonie, MI.
He is survived by his Wife, Children: Joe (Barb) Peterson of Mosinee, Denise (Dave) Haley of Georgia, Jeff Peterson of Antigo, John (Barbara) Peterson Seguin, TX, Steve (Ron) Farrar of Chicago, IL, Keith (Bonnie) Farrar of Mississippi, Brother Lee Peterson of DeForest, 11 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dennis is preceded in death by his Parents, Son Paul Peterson, Brother Kent Peterson and Infant Sister Donna Peterson.
Dennis served his country with the U.S. Army Guard.
Dennis drove semi over the road, starting his career with his father under C.C. Peterson Trucking. He then went onto drive for Mortson Brothers Trucking, Mach Farms, Krieger Metal and last drove as an Owner / Operator for Packerland Trucking. He retired in 2010. Dennis was an avid sports fan and loved to watch football, baseball and golf. He enjoyed socializing over cocktails and traveling to the casino.
Cremation rites have been accorded, a graveside service and military honors will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday June 24, 2017 at Medford Evergreen Cemetery I in Medford.
Memorial donations in honor of Dennis can be given to his family, for designation at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left www.hemerfuneralservice.com

DAMIEN M. SWEET

Damien Mack Sweet, 2 months, of Medford passed away Saturday June 17, 2017 at his home.
Damien was born on April 10, 2017 in Marshfield, WI to Jesse Sweet and Susan Lemke.
He is survived by his Parents, Siblings: Rodney Bruce of Wisconsin Rapids, Madison and Cayman Sweet of Nekoosa and Jesse Sweet of Medford, Taylor Lemke of Vancouver, WA and Corbin Lemke of Stanley, Grandparents: Rick and Debbie Sweet of Wisconsin Rapids, Kelly Sherman Strangefelt of Medford, Scott and Chris Lemke of Herbster, Great Grandmother: Julia Westrich of Medford, Aunts and Uncles: Amber and Troy Hamm, Brett, Maddox and Jeremiah, Julian Pester, Julia and Jennifer Pester, all of Medford, T.J. Rodgers of Herbster, Steven and Jennah Prior of Marshfield, Joe and Jill Sweet of Tony, Jake Sweet of Minneapolis, MN, Honored Aunt Danielle Stiel of Medford, and many other cousins.
Damien was a blessing and joy to his family and friends. He touched the lives of many and will be truly missed by everyone.
Damien is preceded in death by several Grandparents.
A Celebration of life will be held from 1:00 - 3:00 PM, on Thursday June 22, 2017 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Saturday, June 10, 2017

LUCY J. LISKE

NAME OF DECEASED: LUCY J. LISKE AGE: 89

ADDRESS: 618 E. Conrad Drive, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:35 PM Friday, June 9 at Aspirus Medford hospital, emergency room, where she was taken earlier

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 14 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 5-8 PM Tuesday, June 13 where there will be a 8 PM Catholic prayer service held that evening; and also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Wednesday, June 14 at the church

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 22, 1928 in the Township of Greenwood

EDUCATION: Town of Greenwood elementary schools and was a graduate of Rib Lake High School & Taylor County Teachers College

MARRIAGE: June 13, 1953 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Town of Greenwood to Marvin H. Liske

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education, she taught in Rib Lake schools for 5 years. She was a housewife/mother for many years and worked beside her husband at Liske Marine from 1964 until her retirement. She enjoyed traveling, snowmobiling, spending time at the lake and being with family & friends.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Marvin Liske of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sons – George, John & Peter (Corinne) all of Medford
Daughter – Lisa (Todd Campfield) Raab of Wausau
Son-in-law: Dan Deneen of Pewaukee

CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter – Mary Deneen in 2003

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 9 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 7

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Charlie & Paul Matyka both of Rib Lake

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Peter, Joseph, Jim, John & Frank Matyka
Sisters – Agnes Maager, Elizabeth Gauger, Sister Catherine Matyka, Annie Erl & baby Mary in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: Joseph Matyka DECEASED MOTHER: Agnes (Matyka) Matyka

PALLBEARERS: Sam, Lucas, Christopher & Chad Liske, Casey & Kyle Deneen, Tyler Raab

OTHER INFORMATION: -For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com

MARTHA RUSS SEIDL

NAME OF DECEASED: MARTHA RUSS SEIDL AGE: 87

ADDRESS: City of Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:56 PM Friday, June 9 at Country Gardens Assisted Living, Medford where she had resided for the past 1 day under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Thursday, June 15 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Thursday, June 15

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 11, 1929 at Laupheim, Germany

EDUCATION: Germany schools

MARRIAGE: May 27, 1959 at Neu-Ulm Germany to James G. Seidl and he preceded her in death April 24, 2011

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Moved to the US with her husband in July of 1961. She was a devoted housewife. She enjoyed gardening, fishing gourmet cooking, loved kids and dogs.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Heinz (Anita) Russ & Alfons (Roswitha) Russ all of Neu-Ulm, Germany
Brothers/Sisters-in-law: Inge Russ, Tom, Richard & Betty Seidl

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Willy, Wilhelm, Herbert, Josef, Peter Russ;
Sister – Inge Fueglister

DECEASED FATHER: Georg Russ DECEASED MOTHER: Josefine (Netzer) Russ

PALLBEARERS: Honorary – Chuck Zenner; Active – Marc Kleist, Ed Hemmer, Dave & Sam Klinner, Steve & Ryan Brost

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by many nieces & nephews
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to Hope Hospice of Medford
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