Wednesday, October 29, 2014

MICHAEL A. HELD

NAME OF DECEASED: MICHAEL A. HELD AGE: 44

ADDRESS: W4364 Apple Ave., Medford; A Township of Deer Creek resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: died on Tuesday, October 28

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Saturday, November 1 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Rev. James H. Babler

INTERMENT: Zion Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, Stetsonville

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 5-7 PM on Friday, October 31 and at church from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, November 1

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 26, 1970 in Wausau

EDUCATION: Edgar elementary schools and was a 1988 graduate of Edgar High School

MARRIAGE: September 28, 1996 at Edgar to Dawn M. Prochnow and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked for periods of time at Edgar Packing Plant and Wausau Homes. From 1996 to present, he worked at Greenheck Fan Corporation in Schofield. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling & spending time with his family.

MEMBER OF: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville where he was a member of the education committee;
Market Animal Show & sales committee of Taylor County

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Dawn M. Held of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters – Jessica Schrom of Eau Claire, Rebecca Held & Samantha Held both at home in Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brothers – Rodney (Jessica) Held of Edgar & Todd (Tracie) Held of Janesville
Sister – Barb (Bruce) Klieforth of Abbotsford

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mother – Carol (Don) Heeren of Schofield; Father – Oscar (Mona Redman) Held of Edgar
Mother/Father-in-law: Bonnie & Dale Prochnow of Medford; Grandmother-in-law: Alice Prochnow of Medford

PALLBEARERS: Rod & Todd Held, Dale Prochnow Jr., Roger Hoffman, Mike Plooy, Dennis Blasel, Kevin Lipinski

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by nieces & nephews
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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Sunday, October 26, 2014

CLIFFORD “CLIFF” J. EDELBURG

NAME OF DECEASED:
CLIFFORD “CLIFF” J. EDELBURG
AGE: 85

ADDRESS: 630 State Highway 102 Rib Lake Village of Rib Lake Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:20 P.M. Friday, October 24 at the Golden Living Center, Rib Lake where he had resided for the past 5 hours.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 29 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Rev. Joseph Dietrich

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 29 at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 10, 1929 in Milwaukee

EDUCATION: Attended McDill Area Schools

MARRIAGE: July 16, 1955 in Medford to Patricia A. Smith and they later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Clifford served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1952. Clifford and Patricia then owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of greenwood for a number of years also during this time he hauled pulpwood. He then worked for the Taylor County Highway Department for a number of years. Clifford drove truck for various companies until his retirement. Clifford was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed woodworking craft work, playing cards, going for drives and spending time with his family.

MEMBER OF: St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake and Lifetime Member of VFW Post #15051.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 Daughters: Dawn King of Yadkinville, North Carolina and Cindy (Bryan) Meyer of Rib Lake

GRANDSON DECEASED: Jeremy Edelburg on December 5, 1992

5 GRANDCHILDREN: Tasha (Chris) Wicks of Westboro, Tabitha (Troy) Block of Dorchester, Butch “BJ” (Shannon) Wiegel of Medford, Jamie Meyer of Medford and Nick Meyer of Medford

11 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN

1 GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILD

SURVIVING SISTER: Valerie Mezich of Plover

BROTHER DECEASED: Robert Edelburg on October 31, 2013

DECEASED FATHER: Arthur C. Edelburg

DECEASED MOTHER: Clara C. Edelburg (Maiden Name: Schultz)

URNBEARER: GRANDSON: Butch “BJ” Wiegel

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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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- John 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