Wednesday, May 25, 2016

STEVEN “STEVE” “TIGE” M. YARON

NAME OF DECEASED: STEVEN “STEVE” “TIGE” M. YARON AGE: 60

ADDRESS: 564 Pine Street, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:52 AM Tuesday, May 24 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past 6 weeks

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Friday, May 27 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Nancy Amacher

INTERMENT: 1:30 PM Friday, May 27 at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Lublin where there will be graveside military rites performed by the Lublin American Legion Post #547

VISITATION: 4-7 PM Thursday, May 26 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford and also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, May 27

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 28, 1956 at Medford

EDUCATION: St. Louis Parochial School, Dorchester & was a 1974 graduate of Colby High School

MARRIAGE: October 28, 1990 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity to Denise L. Jablonicky and she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: US Army Veteran having served from 1974-1977. After the military, he moved to Dorchester and ran the family gas station, Yaron Shell for a period of time. After their marriage, they moved to Medford & he worked at Tombstone Pizza for 28 years until ill health forced his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mechanic work, fishing trips to Canada & Lake Erie, spending time at the family cabin in Taylor County.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Denise L. Yaron of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kelsey Yaron of Burlington, WI, Justin Yaron, a student at UW River Falls, and Brent Yaron, a student at UW Stout, Menomonie, WI

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Tony (Rachel) Yaron of Medford, Jim (Diana) Yaron of Ogema, Carl (Diane) Yaron of Wausau
Brothers-in-law: Don (Julie) Jablonicky of Flower Mound, Texas, Mark (Vickie) Jablonic of Pewaukee, WI, and Lance Jablonicky of Colby

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother – Paul Yaron in 1983

SURVIVING PARENTS: Father/Mother-in-law: Donald & Joanne Jablonicky of Colby

DECEASED FATHER: Tony Thomas Yaron DECEASED MOTHER: Dolores Harriet (Surman) Yaron

PALLBEARERS: Keith Meyer, Mitch Surman, Rick Moser, Jason Yaron, Jeremy Yaron, Jim Brushaber

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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Monday, May 23, 2016

WALTER "BUTCH" L. LINDAHL

Walter Loyd “Butch” Lindahl, 92, of Medford, passed away Sunday May 22, 2016 at Aspirus Care and Rehab.
Butch was born in High Bridge, WI, April 8, 1924 to Ernest and Pauline (Seaquist) Lindahl. He married Shirley H. Kleist at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stetsonville on October 19, 1946. She survives.
Butch is also survived by his children; Beverly (Dale) Schroeder of Stevens Point, and Steven (Gloria) Lindahl of Medford. Grandchildren Troy (Kiersten) Schroeder, Eric Lindahl, Adam (Mindy) Lindahl, Darcy (Jeremy) Wall, Angela Lindahl, and Heather Lindahl. And 6 Great Grandchildren. He is further survived by Sister In Law Pauline Lindahl of Washington State and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his Parents, Son Lloyd Lindahl, and Brothers Virgil and Eugene Lindahl, and infant brother Lloyd Lindahl.
Butch served his country in the US Army Medic Corps from 1943 – 1946. He then drove truck for Ben Reusch in Minong, WI and also was employed by Niemuth Implement Company in Stetsonville. In 1951 Butch began long-distance truck for Neuendorf Trucking, driving to Chicago. In 1981, Butch retired from trucking and then worked Part time selling cars for Mertens Garage. He was a charter member of the Stetsonville American Legion Post 519, Medford VFW Post 5729, past member of the Thursday Night Mens golf league, 710 Teamsters Union in Chicago and served as President of the Church Council of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stetsonville for six years.
Funeral Services for Butch Lindahl will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday May 25, 2016 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stetsonville. Rev. James H. Babler will officiate. Burial will take place in Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. His Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Military Rites will be presented by the Stetsonville American Legion Post 519. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel, on Tuesday May 24, 2016 and also at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church on Wednesday May 25, 2016 from 10:00 – 10:45.
Arrangements have been entrusted with Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake.
Memorial Donations in honor of Butch may be given to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Friday, May 20, 2016

GERALDINE “GERRY” M. HRABY

NAME OF DECEASED: GERALDINE “GERRY” M. HRABY AGE: 95

ADDRESS: N2156 County Road C, Medford; A Township of Deer Creek resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:10 AM Friday, May 20 at Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford where she had resided for the past 4 months

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, May 23 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Rev. James H. Babler

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION: 4 – 7 PM Sunday, May 22 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Monday, May 23 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 16, 1921 at the Town of Little Black

EDUCATION: Little White School, Town of Little Black

MARRIAGE: October 4, 1947 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville to Edward F. Hraby and he preceded her in death May 29, 2005

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Prior to her marriage, she worked in Chicago for 9 years at Eversharp Pens & Pencil factory. After their marriage, she farmed in the Town of Deer Creek for many years until retirement. She enjoyed playing cards, sewing, fishing, gardening, crafts & her grandchildren. She was also active in the Gad Go Getters 4-H Club.

MEMBER OF: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville & its Ladies Aid; Sunny Hill Homemakers Club for many years

SURVIVING CHILDREN:Diane (Bruce) Albrecht of Medford & Leon (Linda) Hraby of Medford
Daughter-in-law: Lynette (Duane) Bahr of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son - David Hraby in 1977

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 10 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 14 & 3 step

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Dorothy Reimann of Milwaukee
Sister-in-law: Darlene Peche of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Edward, Clifford & Victor Peche; Sister – Bernadine Williams

DECEASED FATHER: William Peche DECEASED MOTHER: Minnie (Janoske) Peche

PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren – Todd, Terry & Travis Albrecht, Tanya Clyde, Lee, Lyle, Liza, Dave & Jason Hraby, Ryan Bahr

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LORRAINE A. KILLION

Lorraine Anne Killion, 96, former Fergus Falls, MN resident, passed away Friday May 20, 2016 at Aspirus Care and Rehab, Medford where she had been a resident for the last 2 years.
Lorraine was born April 8, 1920 in Minneapolis, MN to Albert and Alice (Thor) Dongoske. Following her high school career she then went on to McPhale School of Music. She married Loren H. Killion on October 2, 1943 in Minneapolis. He preceded her in death on September 22, 1995.
She is survived by her children; Ann (Robert) Rusch of Rib Lake, WI, Barbara (William) Weber of Fargo, ND, Frederick (Karen) Killion of Florence, AZ, eight Grandchildren, nine Great Grandchildren, three Nephews and one niece.
Lorraine is also preceded in death by her parents, Sister Jane Carlson, Brother in Law Roger Carlson, and several aunts and uncles.
Lorraine worked for Ottertail Power Company as a secretary. She had a passion for music that remained with her throughout her life. She held the position of Organist and Choir director for several churches in Tennessee, Minneapolis, Detroit, Fargo and Fergus Falls. She deeply loved her family, and enjoyed visiting her grandchildren throughout the country. Lorraine was an excellent fisherwoman. She loved to take casino trips with friends, playing Bridge, and entertaining nursing home residents by playing the piano. Lorraine will be remembered by her many talents, especially her love for orchestrating events.
She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Westboro, and The Hospital Bridge Marathon.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday May 26, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in Westboro, Pastor Linda Strader will officiate. Visitation will be held at First Lutheran Church beginning at 10:00 until the time of services at 11:00. Cremation rites have been accorded, burial will take place at a later date at Ft. Snelling in Minneapolis.
Memorial Donations in honor of Lorraine may be given to her family, for designation at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements, online condolences may be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com

Friday, May 13, 2016

CLEMENCE “CLEM” M. HEINDL

NAME OF DECEASED: CLEMENCE “CLEM” M. HEINDL AGE: 92

ADDRESS: 1080 County Road E, Medford; Town of Little Black resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:37 PM Thursday, May 12 at his residence in the Town of Little Black

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, May 16 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester

OFFICIATING: Father Peter Manickam

INTERMENT: Dorchester Memorial Cemetery

VISITATION: St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester from 9 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Monday, May 16 where there will be a 9 AM Catholic Rosary Service held that morning

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 17, 1924 in the Township of Mayville, Clark County

EDUCATION: St. Louis Catholic School, Dorchester

MARRIAGE: August 17, 1948 at East Bristol, WI to Margaret Marcella Mayr and she preceded him in death February 14, 2011

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Farmed in the Town of Mayville for many years until his retirement and moved to the Town of Little Black. He was honored as Clark County Outstanding Farmer of the Year in 1972. He served as a director for the Dorchester Co-op & Cloverhill Co-op for periods of time. He enjoyed bird watching, making firewood, animals, hunting & gardening.

MEMBER OF: St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Jerome (Sally) Heindl of Colby, Cheryl (Jim) Ploeckelman of Stetsonville, Teresa “Teri” (Richard) Bartnik of Abbotsford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son – Ruben in 2003 & 2 children in infancy

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 11 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 7

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: 9 Brothers & Sisters

DECEASED FATHER: H. Martin Heindl DECEASED MOTHER: Theresa (Dessl) Heindl

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons – Todd Heindl, Jacob, Randy & Karl Ploeckelman, Brian, Kevin, Loren & Lee Bartnik

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

GERALD “JERRY” “SONNY” E. RIEMER

NAME OF DECEASED: GERALD “JERRY” “SONNY” E. RIEMER AGE: 85

ADDRESS: W3761 State Highway 64, Medford; A Township of Browning resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Wednesday, May 11 at Aspirus Medford Hospital, emergency room where he was taken earlier

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 1:00 PM Saturday, May 14 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 11 AM until the time of services at 1 PM on Saturday, May 14

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 29, 1930 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area elementary schools

MARRIAGE: December 11, 1953 at Medford to Karen M. Hoffman and she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: He worked at Hurd Millwork in Medford for 44 years until retirement. He also farmed in the Town of Browning for a period of time and also owned/operated Riemer’s Plaster Craft & Concrete for a period of years. He enjoyed traveling, woodworking, polka music, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren & great grandchildren.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Karen M. Riemer of the Town of Browning

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kathy (Mark) Brandner of Medford and Michael (Susan) Riemer of Owen

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 6 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 10

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters – Darlene Gebauer and Faith (Roger) Higgins both of Medford, Carol (John) Gaba of Wisconsin Rapids, Sharyle (Dennis) Peche of Dorchester; Brothers – Gary Riemer of Medford, Bill Riemer of Stetsonville, Duane (Carol) Riemer of Marshfield & Ralph (Dorothy) Riemer of Waterford, WI

DECEASED FATHER: Edward Riemer DECEASED MOTHER: Helen Marie (Raymond) Riemer

PALLBEARERS: Paul & Jessica Erikson, Stephanie & Greg Downey, Josh & Sam Brandner

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

FRANCIS X. WEBER


NAME OF DECEASED: FRANCIS X. WEBER

AGE: 87

ADDRESS: Dorchester, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Aspirus Nursing and Rehab in Medford where he had resided for the past 5 weeks

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 14, 2016 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Father Peter Manckam

INTERMENT: Dorchester Memorial Cemetery in Dorchester

VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford with a 5:00 P.M. prayer service. Also from 9:30 until time of services at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 14, 2016 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 12, 1928 in Dorchester

EDUCATION: Francis attended St. Louis Catholic School in Dorchester

MARRIAGE: on June 9, 1953 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester Francis married the love of his life, Delores “Dee” P. Broeske and she preceded him in death on May 5, 2013

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After his schooling, Francis worked on the family farm until 1950 when he purchased his own dairy farm and operated it for 64 years. He enjoyed driving his John-Deere tractor, watching the wildlife, eating his wife’s delicious cooking and baking and spending time with his family

MEMBER OF: St. Louis Catholic Church, Owen-Withee Polka Choir for 13 years, and past president of the Dorchester Co-Op for a number of years

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Tom Weber, Dan (Tammy) Weber both of Dorchester and Judy (Matt) Tacke of Medford

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN:8: Sara (Matt) Hammes, Katie (Joe) Etten, Troy (Allison) Petznick, Alex & Carisa Tacke, Tia & Tara Weber & Jamie (Morgan) Crotteau GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 5: Angela & Jordy Bradford, Evalyn & Miles Hammes & Cameron Crotteau

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: 2 Sisters & 3 Brothers

DECEASED FATHER: Frank Joseph Weber

DECEASED MOTHER: Elizabeth Clara (Elfert) Weber

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Carl Blumenthal
Active: Troy Petznick, Joe Etten, Matt Hammes, Morgan Crotteau, Alex Tacke and Michael Mueller

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to Francis’ family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.
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