Thursday, December 30, 2010

JOHN “JACK” K. GOODMAN


NAME OF DECEASED:
JOHN “JACK” K. GOODMAN
AGE: 76

ADDRESS: 531 N. Jackson Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5: 20 P.M. December 29, at the UW Health Hospital, Madison where he had been a patient for the past 17 days.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 3 at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, January 2 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also for 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 3 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 3, 1934 at Cicero, IL

EDUCATION: Graduate of Medford High School Attended Barber School in Cicero, IL

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 21, 1956 at Waukegan, IL to Donna M. Mueller and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: At the age of 12 Jack moved from Cicero, IL with his family to the Stetsonville, WI and later moved to Medford. During High School Jack participated in Golden Glove Boxing in Marshfield and Milwaukee and after graduating from Medford High School he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Kansas City Royals as a Minor League Shortstop. In 1958 he began working at Adolph’s Barber Shop in Colby and then in 1960 he began working at Wally’s Barber Shop in Medford until his retirement in 2007. Jack was a lifelong fan of bowling, golfing, baseball and football. He refereed many basketball games throughout Northern Wisconsin. Jack was a fun loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed life to the fullest.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford, Black River Golf Club and the Tee Hi Golf Club
Past Member: Medford Jaycee’s and the Bowling League

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Donna M. Goodman of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 4 Children: Kathy (Russ) Wagner of Marion, Iowa, Kim (Mark) Wojcik of Stillwater Minnesota, Mike (Renee) Goodman and Kris (Scott) McMurry both of Medford

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 10 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 2

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters: Connie Stack of Baraboo and Judi (Mark) Seidl of Wausau

DECEASED FATHER: John A. Goodman DECEASED MOTHER: Anastasia L. Dombkowski

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons: Ben and Mike Wojcik, Michael Goodman, Jason Mitchell, Aaron Bradley, Corbin Mollman, John McMurry and Charlie Wirth

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial’s can be made to Jack’s family to be designated at a later date.
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

BURKHARD MOCK



NAME OF DECEASED: BURKHARD MOCK AGE: 78

ADDRESS: N823 County Road E, Medford; A township of Holway resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:30 AM Tuesday, December 28 at his residence in the township of Holway under the loving care of his family and Hope Hospice after a long illness

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial services will be held at a later date and his human remains were donated to the University of Minnesota Anatomy Bequest Program

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 30, 1932 at Buhler, Switzerland

EDUCATION: Switzerland schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: In 1953 at Switzerland to Ann a Sinzig and they were later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: While in Switzerland he served in the Swiss Guard and worked as a dairy farmer. He emigrated to the Owen area in 1964 where he farmed until moving to a farm in the township of Holway in 1992. While farming he also worked at the Abbyland Pork Plant in Curtiss for a period of time.

MEMBER OF: Attended services at First Apostolic Church, township of Maplehurst

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 daughters-Erika Mock of Hawthorne, WI & Helen Mock of Portland, OR
2 sons-Erwin (Audrey) Mock of Springfield, IL & Ben Mock of the township of Holway

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 son in infancy

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 3

SUVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 sister-Kathi Bruhlmann-Mock in Switzerland

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 12 brothers & sisters

DECEASED FATHER: Burkhard Mock DECEASED MOTHER: Katherina Eggenberger

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by nieces/nephews and many friends
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Thursday, December 23, 2010

AUGUST LOUISE STRESE


NAME OF DECEASED: AUGUST LOUISE STRESE AGE: 5 years

ADDRESS: H4225 County Road F, Colby, WI; A Township of Hull, Marathon Co. resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced dead at 9:38 PM Wednesday, December 22 at Memorial Health Center, emergency room, Medford where she was taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 1:00 PM Monday, December 27 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James H. Babler

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 11:00 AM until the time of funeral services at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 27

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 3, 2005 at Marshfield, WI

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She put up a courageous fight following a long congenital illness. She enjoyed country music, walks by the river, and her family pets.

SURVIVING PARENTS: Jacob & Kathryn (Kraegenbrink) Strese of Colby, WI
Maternal Grandparents-Timothy & Kathryn (Leader) Kraegenbrink, Sr. of Stetsonville
Paternal Grandparents-Martha & Brian Loucks of Abbotsford
Paternal Great-Grandparents-Margaret & Otto Olsen of Jefferson, WI & Charles Loucks of Abbotsford

OTHER RELATIVES: Uncle-Timothy Kraegenbrink, Jr. of Stetsonville
Uncle & God Parents-Jeremiah & Danyel Strese of Monroe, WI

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by other relatives & friends
-Preceded in death by Paternal Grandfather-Larry Strese
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THELMA L. TICE


NAME OF DECEASED: THELMA L. TICE AGE: 97

ADDRESS: 135 Gibson, Medford; A former Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:36 PM Monday, December 20 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 7 years

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 1:30 PM Thursday, December 23 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 11:30 AM until 1:15 PM on Thursday, December 23

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 28, 1912 at Raleigh, North Dakota

EDUCATION: Raleigh, ND and Donald, WI elementary schools, and was a graduate of Cornell, WI High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: October 21, 1933 at Gilman to Clarence J. Tice and he preceded her in death November 9, 1993

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: They farmed in Donald for a period of time. Moved to the Township of Medford in 1944 and she cared for her parents for 20 years. She worked most of her life as a housewife & mother. She also cooked at Brookside Elementary School in the town of Medford for many years. She also cooked for Holy Rosary Church dinners, weddings & funeral luncheons. She enjoyed reading, baking, crocheting and gardening. She was also active in Taylor Co. 4-H activities.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Our Ladies of Holy Rosary; Harmony Homemakers group; Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; Taylor County Historical Society; various bible study groups;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Robert (Joan) Tice of Greendale, WI, David (Charmagne) Tice of Cedarburg, WI, Bruce (Patricia) Tice of Cologne, MN, Mary Ellen (Donald) Friday of Waupaca, Philip (Kristen) Tice of Shipshewana, IN, Elizabeth Cullen of Medford, Laura Thielke of Wausau, Raymond (Diane) Tice of Lakeville, MN

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 17 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 15 GR. GR. GRANDCHILDREN: 3

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Robert Hotzel

DECEASED FATHER: Charles F. Hotzel DECEASED MOTHER: Emma Madson

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons-Mark, Joshua, Sam & Nathan Tice, Joseph Friday, Nick Cullen, Catherine Skelton & Jeff Henrich

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in her name to Holy Rosary Catholic School, Medford-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com

Saturday, December 18, 2010

DELORIS A. SMART


NAME OF DECEASED: DELORIS A. SMART AGE: 83

ADDRESS: N3977 Evergreen Street, Medford; A township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 12:50 AM Saturday, December 18 at Memorial Health Center, Medford where she had been taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 22 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Peter Warmanen

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford from 9 AM until time of funeral services at 11 AM on Wednesday, December 22

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 18, 1927 at Medford

EDUCATION: Stetsonville area elementary schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st: September 3, 1951 at Stetsonville to George Kraus and he preceded her in death August 5, 1974; 2nd: April 2, 1983 at Stetsonville to Vilas E. Smart and he preceded her in death Feb. 27, 1997

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She farmed in the Township of Little Black for many years. While farming she also worked at Weyerhauser in Marshfield for a period of time. She worked at Marathon Cheese in Medford for a period of time. She moved to Milwaukee and worked at Briggs & Stratton Co. until her retirement and moved to Westfield, WI. They moved back to Medford in 1996. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, bingo and her various church functions.

MEMBER OF: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford; Past member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville & Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Coloma, WI

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son-Bruce (Chris) Kraus of Medford; Daughters-Jane (Dan) Kapfhamer, Sally (Tim) Lemke, and Sandra (Larry) Virnig all of Medford, Judy (Jim Tews) Dankert of Davies, FL
2 step-children: Keith Smart of Wisconsin & Hope (Roger) Todzy of Wausaukee, WI

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son-Daniel Kraus in 1972

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 15 & 3 step GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 24 & 1 step

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister-Arlis Lageman of Whittlesey; Brothers-Harry Blasel of Spirit, Melvin (Sylvia) Blasel of Medford & Norman (Doloris) Blasel of Little Black

DECEASED FATHER: Albert Blasel DECEASED MOTHER: Elsie Korth

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons-Jon, Trent & Ryan Kapfhamer, Bob, Mike & Dan Dankert, Tim Lemke, Jr., Wade Matyka

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in her name to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford
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Thursday, December 16, 2010

LEO E. KOGUTKIEWICZ


NAME OF DECEASED: LEO E. KOGUTKIEWICZ AGE: 66

ADDRESS: 147 S. 9th Street, Medford, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 6:05 PM Monday, December 13 at his residence in the city of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial services will be held at a later date in Milwaukee

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 27, 1944 at Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATION: St. Hyacinth Catholic School, Milwaukee & was a graduate of Boy’s Tech High School, Milwaukee

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: Married at Milwaukee to Patricia Ann ? and she preceded him in death

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked at Allen Bradley Co. in Milwaukee. He also worked in Indiana & Nevada for periods of time. He moved to Medford in 2001. He enjoyed all sports and was a huge Green Bay Packer fan and Wisconsin Badger fan. He served in the Army National Guard for a period of time.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Step-Children: Kevin of Milwaukee & Stephanie of Milwaukee

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Norbert Kogutkiewicz of Lakeside, FL
Sister-Christine (Dean Sickenberger) Decker of Pardeeville, WI

DECEASED FATHER: Eugene Kogutkiewicz DECEASED MOTHER: Deloris Fedorek

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by very close friend-Julie Mushel-Schiltz of Medford
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

ADELINE E. STEINBACH


NAME OF DECEASED: ADELINE E. STEINBACH AGE: 93

ADDRESS: 114 S. 2nd Street, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:35 AM Wednesday, December 15 at Deerview Meadows Assisted Living, Medford where she had resided for 1 day under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 2:00 PM Saturday, December 18 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford from 12:30 PM until the time of funeral services at 2:00 PM on Saturday, December 18

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 26, 1917 at Birnamwood, WI

EDUCATION: Birnamwood elementary schools and was a 1035 graduate of Birnamwood High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: April 27, 1946 at Birnamwood, WI to Herbert C. Steinbach and he preceded her in death 12-11-2010

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education she moved to Milwaukee where she worked for the railroad for a period of time. After their marriage, they moved to Medford where she was a housewife & mother. She worked as a supervisor on the city of Medford election board for a period of time. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and gardening.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford; Ladies of Immanuel; Immanuel Church Choir;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter-Marilyn Steinbach of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister-Irma Neuberger of Wausau

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Harold Draeger

DECEASED FATHER: Julius Draeger DECEASED MOTHER: Katherine Mueller

PALLBEARERS:

OTHER INFORMATION: - Further survived by nieces/nephews & cousins
- In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in her name to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford
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RODNEY E. BERGMANN



NAME OF DECEASED: RODNEY E. BERGMANN AGE: 57

ADDRESS: N2566 St. Hwy. 97, Medford, WI; A township of Goodrich resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced dead at 2:50 PM Tuesday, December 14 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital where he was a patient for the past 2 days following a tractor accident

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Saturday, December 18 at St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church, Goodrich

OFFICIATING: Rev. Joseph Dietrich

PLACE OF BURIAL: Inurnment will take place at St. Andrew Lutheran Cemetery, Township of Goodrich

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home from 4-8 PM on Friday, December 17 and also at church from 9 AM until time of funeral services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 18

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 4, 1953 at the town of Goodrich

EDUCATION: Washington elementary school, township of Goodrich and was a 1971 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: May 12, 1973 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Athens to Marlene Weigand and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he farmed on the family farm in the town of Goodrich for his whole life. During the winter months he did some woods work for a period of time. He also operated a custom combining business for a period of time. He enjoyed hunting, softball, pool & dart leagues.

MEMBER OF: St. Andrew Ev. Lutheran Church, town of Goodrich

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Marlene Bergmann of the town of Goodrich

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 daughters-Connie Jean Bergmann of Chicago & Debbie April Bergmann of the town of Goodrich

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Deanna (Arnold) Handel of Milwaukee, Galen (Bonnie) Bergmann of the town of Goodrich & Randy Bergmann of New Jersey

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Larry Bergmann

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mother-in-law: Audrey Weigand of Athens

DECEASED FATHER: Ernest Bergmann DECEASED MOTHER: Mildred Janke

PALLBEARERS: Honorary-Brian Bergmann, Craig Henrichs, Leon Marthaler, Jeff & Todd Handel;
Active-Steve & Gregg Lugo, James Duerr, Anthony Eckert, Joe Wolf, Whitney Rinehart
OTHER INFORMATION: -For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com

Sunday, December 12, 2010

RALPH K. THIEDE


NAME OF DECEASED: RALPH K. THIEDE AGE: 75

ADDRESS: 408 E. County Road A, Stetsonville; Village of Stetsonville resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:40 AM Saturday, December 11 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, palliative care unit, where he had been a patient for the past 2 weeks following a battle with cancer

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 18 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Stetsonville American Legion Military Honors Team

OFFICIATING: Father Gali Show Reddy

PLACE OF BURIAL: Inurnment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, township of Little Black

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 9:00 AM until time of memorial services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 18

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 6, 1935 at the township of Hammel

EDUCATION: Meadowbrook grade school, township of Hammel; 1954 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: October 10, 1959 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville to Marcia “Marcy” M. Danen and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he served in the US Marines 1954-1956 during the Korean Conflict. After the military, he did logging work, worked at Frischmann’s Garage, Ruesch Furniture & Frey Flooring for periods of time. From 1967 until retirement in 1997 he owned & operated Ralph’s Carpet Service. They also operated a turkey farm in the township of Deer Creek for a period of time. He took care of the Legion ballpark beer stand in Stetsonville for 10 years, and the Centennial Community Center, Stetsonville storage unit from 1998 to the present time. He enjoyed making firewood and watching the birds.

MEMBER OF: Boxrucker-Berry American Legion Post #519, Stetsonville, Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford, Badger State Disabled American Veterans, Centennial Community Center, Stetsonville

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Marcia “Marcy” M. Thiede of Stetsonville

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 sons-Todd Thiede of Milwaukee & Gary Thiede of Logan, Utah; 2 daughters-Jodi Thiede of San Diego, CA & Kaye Thiede of Fond du Lac, WI

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 brothers-Lester (Louella) Thiede & Gene (Sharon) Thiede both of Medford
Sister-in-law: Marvel Thiede of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: brother-Kenneth Thiede in 2009

DECEASED FATHER: Ralph Ernest Thiede DECEASED MOTHER: Vearl Theresa Hoffman

OTHER INFORMATION: The family would like to invite everyone to a celebration of Ralph’s life and luncheon to be held from noon until 4 PM at the Centennial Community Center, Stetsonville
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JOYCE L. NELSON


NAME OF DECEASED: JOYCE L. NELSON AGE: 80

ADDRESS: W6840 County Road O, Medford; A township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced dead at 10:46 AM Friday, December 10 at her residence in the town of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 15 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 11:00 AM until time of funeral services at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 15

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 23, 1930 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area schools, graduate of Medford High School, attended secretarial school in Minneapolis

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: At Medford to George Nelson and they were later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education she worked as a secretary for Louis Charles, Atty. office for a period of time. Then she worked as a receptionist at the Harvey Co. in Medford until it was sold to Weather Shield Mfg. in Medford. She then worked many years there as the head receptionist until her retirement. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, cross country skiing, her grandchildren, her children’s activities, and in her earlier years, she enjoyed the cottage in northern WI.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford; Past member of the Medford Curling Club & Tee-Hi Golf Club of Medford;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 sons-Guy (Patti) Nelson of Medford & Jay (Rose) Nelson of Estero, FL
Daughter-Sandy (Randy) Kremsreiter of Athens

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son-Mark Nelson in 1969

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 8

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 sisters-Janet Doriot of Medford & Judy Luebeck of New London, WI

DECEASED FATHER: Albion Cherney DECEASED MOTHER: Mildred Graff

PALLBEARERS: Bruce Albers, Randy Kremsreiter, Bob Kalmon, Cody Thomsen

OTHER INFORMATION:
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HERBERT C. STEINBACH


NAME OF DECEASED: HERBERT C. STEINBACH AGE: 94

ADDRESS: 114 S. 2nd Street, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Pronounced dead at 1:50 PM Saturday, December 11 at his residence in the city of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 14 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Medford Military Honors Team.

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford from 12:30 PM until time of funeral services at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 14

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 23, 1916 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area schools, 1035 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: April 27, 1946 at Birnamwood to Adeline Draeger and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he worked in Milwaukee for a period of time. Then he entered the US Army and was a WW II veteran having served from 1942-1945. In 1946 he returned to Medford and worked as a self employed carpenter and home builder in the area for many years until retirement. He enjoyed annually attending the 6th Armored Division reunions held nationally. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching football.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford; Medford VFW Post #5729 Medford where he also served on the Military Honors Team for funerals; Past member of the old City Band and the local Bavarian Band;

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Adeline Steinbach of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter-Marilyn Steinbach of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 7-Paul Jr., Walter and Bill Steinbach, Inez Egle, Alma Beretta, Verna Rowe, and Ruth Steinbach in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: Paul Steinbach, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Mary Werner

PALLBEARERS: Ben & Chuck Egle, Dick Steinbach, Ray Klingbeil, Gerry Neuberger, Werner Zuleger

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by neices/nephews & cousins
-In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given in his name to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford
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Friday, December 10, 2010

LAWRENCE R. GOERG


NAME OF DECEASED: LAWRENCE R. GOERG AGE: 93

ADDRESS: Colonial Center Nursing Home, Colby; A former Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 00:07 AM Friday, December 10, 2010 at Colonial Center NH, Colby where he had resided for the past 4 years

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 14 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Medford Military Honors Team

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Inurnment will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM on Tuesday, December 14

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 21, 1917 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area elementary schools, graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: December 5, 1943 at Cheyenne, WY to Evelyn Long and she preceded him in death February 18, 2008

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he entered the US Army where he served during WW II. After his service release in October of 1945, he worked at the Mondeaux Lumber Co. in Medford which was later bought by Weather Shield Mfg.. He retired from Weather Shield in 1982. Lawrence was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards, traveling and going on bus tours. He also enjoyed going to Dinner Theater Shows.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford; Medford Council #2301, Catholic Knights of Columbus;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Patrick (Sonya) Goerg of De Forest, WI
Grandson: Timothy (Paula) Goerg of Gilbert, AZ
Great Grandson: Jacob Rykiel of Gilbert, AZ

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Herb (Rita) Goerg of Medford
Sister-Luicella Goerg of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Delmar Goerg in June of 2010

DECEASED FATHER: John Goerg DECEASED MOTHER: Kunda Heier

PALLBEARERS: Jerry, John and Alan Czeshinski; John Goerg

OTHER INFORMATION:
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Monday, December 6, 2010

IRENE H. WERNER


NAME OF DECEASED: IRENE H. WERNER AGE: 93

ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:13 PM Saturday, December 4 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient for the past 2 days with her children by her side

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Friday, December 10 at The United Church of Christ, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor Cathy Hinman

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home from 4-8 PM on Thursday, December 9 and also at church from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Friday, December 10

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 25, 1917 at the township of Browning, Taylor Co.

EDUCATION: Township of Browning elementary schools, and was a 1935 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: June 30, 1938 at Rhinelander, WI to Harold H. Werner and he preceded her in death December 26, 2000

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She worked most of her life as a housewife and mother. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, traveling and her grandchildren. She resided for 3 years at Country Gardens in Medford and for the past 1 ½ years she has resided in Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford.

MEMBER OF: The United Church of Christ, Medford and it’s Woman’s Guild; Township of Browning Homemakers Club; Chelsea Conservation Club;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 1 daughter-Jill (Jerry) Stanton, Menomonie & 1 son-Jack (Hester) Werner of Menomonee Falls, WI

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 6 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 10

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 14 brothers & sisters

DECEASED FATHER: Christ Gehrig DECEASED MOTHER: Anna Galler

PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren-Peter Harrison, Virginia Harrison, Andrea Werner, Heather Havilyo, Jessica Wald, Damian Stanton

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given in her name to The United Church of Christ, Medford
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"Good night Irene, we'll see you in our dreams"

Monday, November 29, 2010

JILL R. KUENNE


NAME OF DECEASED: JILL R. KUENNE AGE: 46

ADDRESS: W7080 Center Ave., Medford; A township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:30 PM Sunday, November 28 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital where she was taken earlier by air ambulance following an accident while riding horse

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Thursday, December 2 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 4-8 PM Wednesday, December 1 and also from 9 AM until 10:45 AM on Thursday, Dec. 2

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 29, 1964 at the township of Greenwood, Taylor Co., WI

EDUCATION: Township of Greenwood elementary schools; graduate of Rib Lake High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st-9-11-82 at Goodrich to John Faber and they were later divorced; 2nd-October 14, 2000 at the town of Medford to Jeffrey Kuenne and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education she worked at Tombstone Pizza Corp. in Medford for the past 26 years, where she was employed at the time of her death. She enjoyed horses, snowmobiling, was a lover of all animals, and enjoyed most of all spending time with her family.

MEMBER OF: We Whittlesey Wizzers Snowmobile Club; Black River Riders Horse Club;

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Jeffrey Kuenne of the town of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 daughters-Angie Faber and Amber Faber both of the township of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 6 sisters-Candace (Ed) Bohte of Merrill, Shiela (Dave) Shadrick, Gail (Bob) Dassow, Valerie (Jay) Viergutz, Jeany (Robin) Dassow, Rita (John) Krueger, all of Medford; 5 brothers-Dwight (Sue) Wegerer of Phillips, Orin (Kathy) Wegerer, and Kenneth (Kathy) Wegerer both of Medford, Neil Wegerer of Owen, and Dennis (Lisa) Wegerer of Omro
1 half-sister-Ardis (Jack) Krieg of Monticello, WI

SURVIVING PARENTS: Father & Mother-in-law: Marvin & Joanne Kuenne of the town of Medford

DECEASED FATHER: Earl Harry Wegerer DECEASED MOTHER: Darlene Marie Leischer

PALLBEARERS: Ty Dubois, Brian Hanson, Craig Kloth, Dan Roiger, Cody Rabska, Ricky Leonhard, Billy Gebert

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the family for a future designation; Deceased nephew-Dustin Dassow
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Friday, November 26, 2010

GEORGE L. WEBB


NAME OF DECEASED: GEORGE L. WEBB AGE: 97

ADDRESS: City of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:30 AM Friday, November 26 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 2 months most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 30 at First Baptist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Brian Wipf

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4:00 PM until the time of a Masonic Service held at 7:00 PM on Monday, November 29 and also at church from 10 AM until time of services at 10:30 AM on Tuesday at church

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 8, 1913 at Kempton, Indiana

EDUCATION: George was educated in the Indiana school system and graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Electrical Engineering along with one-year postgraduate study in Metallurgy

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 72 years of married life together with Frances Chambers and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: George’s engineering interest was in the design of electrical products for automobiles. He had 15 U.S. patents. His designs were put into production by the Essex Wire Corp. to supply Ford and Chrysler automobiles. In Indiana, George supported the Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school and was a deacon. They have resided in Medford since 1994. His hobbies included fishing, golf, ham radio, stamp collecting, and miniature railroads.

MEMBER OF: First Baptist Church, Medford; Medford Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite, and Order of the Eastern Stars;

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Frances Webb of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: son-Paul (Lynn) Webb of Medford
2 grandchildren-Scott (Gwen) & Amanda Webb both of Medford

DECEASED FATHER: Emmons Webb DECEASED MOTHER: A. Beatrice Lybrook

PALLBEARERS: Scott Webb, Todd Perrin, David Rause, Cory Laher, Dan Wyrobeck, Jack Griffin

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church, Medford
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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

KEVIN “WHITEY” L. PAULSON



NAME OF DECEASED: KEVIN “WHITEY” L. PAULSON AGE: 58

ADDRESS: w5389 County Rd. A, Stetsonville, WI; A Township of Little Black resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:37 AM Tuesday, November 23 at Memorial Health Center, Medford where he had been a patient for the past 6 days

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial services will be held sometime in August of 2011

PLACE OF BURIAL: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Township of Little Black

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 20, 1952 at Medford

EDUCATION: Stetsonville elementary schools, 1970 graduate of Medford High School, BS degree from UW-Stevens Point

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: August 22, 1980 at Stetsonville to Christine “Tina” R. Nystrum & they were later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked road construction, worked at Liberty Homes in Dorchester and worked on the Ed Brecke mink ranch for periods of time. In July of 2007 he moved to CA and returned to the area in July of 2010. He enjoyed hunting, playing cards, and the Green Bay Packers.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters-Amber Moriarty of Medford & Katie (Seth) Gebauer of Chippewa Falls, WI
Son-Samuel (Johani) Paulson of San Marcos, CA
Grandchildren (4)-Jackson Moriarty, Julian & Brody Paulson, Conrad Gebauer

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 7 sisters-Leanne Peterson of Medford, Margret Kyes & Jane Paulson both of Carlsbad, CA, Joan McElligott of Rochester, NY, Judy Peck of Oceanside, CA, Kristen (Ronald) Zuleger & Cindy Paulson both of Stetsonville; 2 brothers-Sam (Joyce) Paulson of Fallon NV & Peter Paulson of Stetsonville;

DECEASED FATHER: Raymond S. Paulson DECEASED MOTHER: Anna A. White

OTHER INFORMATION:
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Sunday, November 21, 2010

MARIE ZENTNER


NAME OF DECEASED: MARIE ZENTNER
AGE: 93

ADDRESS: 1014 W. Broadway Avenue Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:43 A.M. Sunday, November 21 at Our House Assisted Living, Medford where she had resided for the past year and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Per Marie’s request no services will be held at this time

PLACE OF BURIAL: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at Mount Olive Cemetery, Westboro at a later date

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 20, 1917 at Galena, IL.

EDUCATION: Graduate of Ladysmith High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: George W. Zentner and he preceded her in death

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After their marriage they moved to the Westboro area. Upon their retirement in 1961 they moved to Woodruff. They then moved to Colby and after her husband George’s death she moved to Medford. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, and crocheting. Marie enjoyed helping people.

MEMBER OF: The Homemaker’s Club and Order of the Eastern Star Medford Chapter #254

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 1 Son: Darrel Moyer of Central America
1 Daughter: Elly Zentner- Hackel of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 Son: James Moyer

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 10

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Brother: George Mincoff of Sarona, WI
2 Sister-In-Laws: Mildred Sweningson and Emily Zentner both of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Vata Johnson, Malon and Naiden Mincoff

DECEASED FATHER: Peter Mincoff DECEASED MOTHER: Eliza VanRemorter

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Home of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements
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Friday, November 19, 2010

JOSEPHINE L. ZIEGLER


NAME OF DECEASED: JOSEPHINE L. ZIEGLER

AGE: 81

ADDRESS: W4679 Brink Avenue Medford Town of Browning Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:40 A.M. Friday, November 19 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 2 months.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 23 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Monday, November 22 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 7:30 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. Tuesday, November 23 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 25, 1929 in the Town of Deer Creek

EDUCATION: Attended Cloverdale School in the Town of Browning

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: September 17, 1960 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to John G. Ziegler and he preceded her in death on December 19, 1999.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Josephine moved to Florida where she babysat for around 1 year. She then moved back to the Medford area and was a housekeeper for Holy Rosary Rectory and also for the Morgan Peterson family. After there marriage, she and her husband farmed in the Town of Browning for many years. She also babysat for a period of time. Josephine was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and canning. She enjoyed listening to polka music, playing BINGO, 500 Rummy and trips to the casino. Josephine also enjoyed taking rides in the country, traveling and visiting family and friends.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford and the Holy Rosary Council of Catholic Women

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 4 Daughters: Kathy Ziegler of Medford, Patricia (Glenn) Schmidt of Westland, Mich., Diane Gerum of Medford and Linda (Kent) Murphy of Apison, Tenn.

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 Grandson: Alex Ziegler in 1993

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 8 Grandchildren: Chad Ziegler of Winona, Minn., Megan (Derrick) Krueger of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Nathan Gerum of Wausau, Melissa and Christopher Schmidt both of Westland, Michigan, Amber Gerum of Medford, Shawn and Autumn Murphy both of Apison, Tenn.

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 3 Brothers: Robert (LaVerne) Jari, Matt (Carole) Jari and James (Lois) Jari all of Medford
Sister: Margaret (Bob) Barker of Rockford, IL
Half Sister: Barbara Jari of Rothschild
Step Sister-In-Law: LaVerne Grzegorek of Medford
Also survived by several Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Sister: Marie Jari
1 Brother: Joseph Jari Jr.
Twin Sisters Delores and Dorothy in infancy
Step-Brother: Joseph Grzegorek Jr.
DECEASED FATHER: Joseph M. Jari Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Augusta Makovec

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Amber Gerum, Shawn and Autumn Rose Murphy and Megan Krueger
Active: Chuck McWilliams, Chad Ziegler, Nathan Gerum, Christopher and Melissa Schmidt, Mike, Daniel and Ben Jari

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made in Josephine’s name to the Holy Rosary Building Fund or for Mass Intentions 215 S. Washington Avenue Medford, Wisconsin 54451
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Sunday, November 14, 2010

MARGARET E. TERRYBERRY-HETREY


NAME OF DECEASED: MARGARET E. TERRYBERRY-HETREY AGE: 95

ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:00 P.M. Friday, November 12 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 2 ½ years.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 18 at the First Baptist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor Brian Wipf

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 17 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 18 at the First Baptist Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 17, 1915 at Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: Graduate of Austin High School in Chicago, IL in 1931; Attended Beauty Culture School in Chicago, Il where she received her certificate as a Registered Beauty Culturist

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: May 14, 1937 at Crown Point, Indiana to George Terryberry and he preceded her in death on September 1, 1978. 2nd to Michael Hetrey and they later divorced.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Margaret owned and operated 4 beauty salons in the Chicago Area until 1944. They then moved to Galveston, Texas where she sold hats and later worked for Starr Dairy in payroll until 1947. Margaret and George then purchased a small dairy farm in the Town of Greenwood, Rib Lake until 1978. Also during this time Margaret worked as a CNA at the Memorial Hospital of Taylor County for 9 years. She was a cook and baker at Miracle Mile Diner for a year and was also a housekeeper and cook for the Holy Rosary Rectory, Medford for several years. Margaret enjoyed cooking, singing and playing the piano, spending time with her family, reading and writing poetry. She also enjoyed bowling. Margaret loved serving and working and never forgot any kindness given to her.

MEMBER OF: First Baptist Church, Medford, Order of the Eastern Star Medford Chapter #254, past 4-H Leader and Margaret was a volunteer at the Riverview Apartments for food service

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter: Margie (Michael Jr.) Guziak of Medford
Daughter-In-Law: MaryAnn Terryberry of Rockford, IL
Sister-In-Law: Dorothy Matis of Orland Park, IL.

CHILDREN DECEASED: 2 Sons: Michael Terryberry in infancy in 1944 and Douglas on March 26, 2000

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5 Debra (Eric) Landry of Hawthorn Woods, IL, Kurt (Jackie) Guziak of Newnan, Georgia, Marla (Matt) Harris of Wausau, Michael (Evelyn) Terryberry and Michele (Vern) Long both of Rockford, IL

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 5
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Brothers: Joseph and Michael
1 Sister: Ethel Rettie
Also preceded in death by Special Friend: Melvin Gauerke

DECEASED FATHER: Michael Matis DECEASED MOTHER: Mary Solyon

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Dan and Scott Matis and Bob Rettie
Active: Mike Jr. and Kurt Guziak, Eric Landry, Matt Harris, Vern Long, and Michael Terryberry

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial’s can be made to Margaret’s family to be designated at a later date
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

THELMA M. HOFFMAN

NAME OF DECEASED: THELMA M. HOFFMAN

ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing and Rehab, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:00 P.M. Saturday, November 6 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab. Center, Medford

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: No services will be held at this time

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 16, 1917 in Troop, New York

EDUCATION: Attended Wausau, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois area schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: January 22, 1950 she married Vincent P. Hoffman at Salt Lake City, Utah and he preceded her in death on February 25, 1992.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Thelma enjoyed baking, cooking and painting.

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 Son in infancy

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Sister: Rosemary of Wausau

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Siblings

DECEASED FATHER: Alex Clark DECEASED MOTHER: Katie Peters

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Home of Medford assisted the family with arrangements

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

LISA M. HART



NAME OF DECEASED: LISA M. HART AGE: 33

ADDRESS: 161 Riverside Terrace, Medford, WI 54451

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced dead at 3:06 AM on Monday, November 8 in the township of Green Grove, Clark County from the result of an automobile accident

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 13 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor David Clements

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home from 11 AM until the time of memorial services at 2 PM on Saturday, Nov. 13

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 21, 1977 at Hartford, WI

EDUCATION: Neosho elementary schools and attended Hartford High School

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education she worked in Mayville, WI at Mayville Metals. In 2002 she moved to Medford and was employed at Weather Shield Mfg. for 7 years. For the past 4 months she had been employed at Grassland Butter in Greenwood, WI. She enjoyed crafts, fishing & NASCAR.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2-Tyler Michael Hart & Taylor Erin Hart both of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Brian (Whitney) Hart of Medford; Sister-Joanne Hart of Medford;

SURVIVING PARENTS: Robert & Joyce Hart of Medford; Paternal Grandmother-Ruth Maher of Hartford, WI

OTHER INFORMATION: -Further survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins

-In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the family for a future designation

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Saturday, November 6, 2010

EDWARD “ED” J. KAPFHAMER


NAME OF DECEASED: EDWARD “ED” J. KAPFHAMER
AGE: 86

ADDRESS: 635 S. Park Avenue Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:05 A.M. Saturday, November 6, 2010 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 10 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 9 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:30 P.M. Prayer Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Wednesday, November 10 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 22, 1924 in Medford

EDUCATION: Attended Holy Rosary School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: May 26, 1948 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Angeline “Angie” J. Querin and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Ed worked at the Bootzin Feed Store for a year. He then worked at Hurd Millwork as a machine operator for a period of time. After their marriage they owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Little Black until 1972. He then owned and operated his own business where he did carpentry, home building and remodeling and furniture until his retirement in 1984. In his younger years Ed enjoyed square dancing. He also enjoyed bowling, woodworking, caning chairs, and playing cards.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Angie J. Kapfhamer of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 4 Sons: Gary (Debbie) of Medford, Dan (Jane) Of Medford, Thomas (William Thompson) of Minneapolis and David (Liz) Of Medford
4 Daughters: Peggy (Ruth Robb) Kapfhamer of Oxford, MI, Jeanne (Bruce) Jari of Medford, Cathy (Jim Laduron) Kapfhamer of Nekoosa and Mary (Monte) Olson of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 Son: Roy Kapfhamer in June 2010

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 11 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 8

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 4 Sisters: Helen Seibel of Medford, Irene Piller of Neenah, Florence (Ed) Sloniker of Greenwood and Sandy Dahl of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Sister: Eleanor Scimeca

DECEASED FATHER: Jacob Kapfhamer DECEASED MOTHER: Anna Kapfhamer Hoffman

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Willis Ross, Clifford Peche, Clifford Zenner, Hank Deml, Sandy Dahl and Irene Piller

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ed’s family which will be designated to Holy Rosary Church and School 215 S. Washington Street Medford, WI and Hope Hospice 537 W. Broadway Avenue Medford, WI 54451
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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

FRANCES L. SIMEK


NAME OF DECEASED:
FRANCES L. SIMEK
AGE: 82

ADDRESS: 860 Vega Lane, Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:15 A.M. Monday, November 1 at her residence

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 10:30 A.M. Monday, November 8 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Mt. Olive Cemetery in Westboro

VISITATION AT: 3:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, November 7 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford where there will be a 7:30 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:15 A.M. Monday, November 8 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 3, 1928 in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: Attended Chicago Public Schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: August 29, 1947 in Chicago, IL to Joseph “Pep” L. Simek, Sr. and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school she worked at a WWII Defense Factory in Chicago where she assembled walkie talkies for 3 years. Then her family moved to the Westboro area where she worked as a maid at Fayette Motel in Medford for about 1 year. Her family then moved to the Edgar area where she worked at the Edgar Basket Factory where she made laundry baskets by hand until August of 1947 when she and Pep then moved to Chicago. Frances then worked at Spiegel’s Catalog Company at nights processing orders for 1 ½ years. She then sold Tupperware at home parties until they moved to the Medford area in 1960. Frances then sold Avon for 3 ½ years. Then in July 1962 she became one of the four founding members of Tombstone Pizza of Medford. Frances was the manager of the production area until the business was sold and upon her retirement in 1986. After her retirement Frances began her Philanthropic Services with donations to the Medford Public Library, the Medford Fire Department, Holy Rosary School and helped numerous, numerous individuals in the community. She was an avid golfer and bowler. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, needlework, baking, cooking and interior design.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Past Member of the Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Joseph “Pep” L. Simek, Sr. of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Joseph Jr. (Donna) Simek of San Diego, CA, Lauren (Fiancée Dennis Caruso) Simek of Jim Falls and Richard (Ann) Simek of Tucson, AZ

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 4 Shannon Achtel of San Diego, CA, Quaid (Jenny) Simek of Tucson, AZ, Seth (Nicole) Simek of Los Angeles, CA and Landin (Tina) Simek of Austin, TX

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 3

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 4 Sisters: Rita Seymour, Alice Sillars, Patsy (Neil) Tracy and Anne Bishop all of Wausau
2 Brothers: Ed (Noni) Bishop of California and John Bishop of Cherokee Village, Arkansas
Also survived my numerous Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many, Many Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Laura, Margie, Marie, Bob, Tom and a brother Paul in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: Edward A. Bishop DECEASED MOTHER: Lillian G. Knaak

PALLBEARERS: Seth, Quaid, Landin, Jeff and Tony Simek and William Noziska Jr.

OTHER INFORMATION: The family requests no flowers, please, and to make any memorial donations to the Medford Area Fire Department, 639 S. 2nd Street, Medford
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ANN ACKER


NAME OF DECEASED: ANN ACKER
AGE: 87

ADDRESS: N4824 Forest Drive, Rib Lake; A Town of Greenwood resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:40 A.M. Tuesday, November 2 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient for less than 1 day.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 6 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger, Father Dennis Meulemans and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, November 5 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Prayer Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Saturday, November 6 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 14, 1923 in Schonau, Germany

EDUCATION: High School Graduate of Chippewa Falls McDonnell

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 21, 1945 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Raymond G. Acker and he preceded her in death on July 11, 1999

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: During Ann’s High School years she did housekeeping. After school she worked at Allis Chalmers in Milwaukee during WWII for a period of time. In the late 1940’s they moved to the area and the couple farmed in the towns of Greenwood and Goodrich for several years until retirement in 1987. Ann was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, canning, baking, bird watching, sewing and cross-stitching. She enjoyed most of all spending time with her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 8 Sons: Dennis Sr. (Nancy), Roy (Judy) and Steven (Wendy), all of Medford, James (Sharon), David (Diane) and Edward (Barb), all of Rib Lake, Michael of Phoenix, Arizona and Douglas (Elizabeth) of Marathon; 4 Daughters: Carol (Timothy) Pernsteiner, Barbara (Charlie) Miller, and Bonnie (Gary) Hebert, all of Medford and Linda (John) Adams of Rib Lake

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 Daughter: Edith Ann in infancy 1 Great-Grandson: Jacob Potocnik

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 33 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 29 and 5 Step Great-Grandchildren

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 3 Sisters: Mary (Joe) Havey of Fond du Lac, Hildy (Robert) Boor of Athens and Immy Kalmon of Washburn

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Brother: John Gobernatz

DECEASED FATHER: Frank X. Gobernatz DECEASED MOTHER: Walburga Beck

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons: Brian, Rick, John, Michael and Christopher Acker, Corey Adams, Cody and Luke Pernsteiner

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ann’s family to be designated at a later date.
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Monday, November 1, 2010

JOSEPH “TURBO JOE” A. MRAVIK


NAME OF DECEASED: JOSEPH “TURBO JOE” A. MRAVIK AGE: 56

ADDRESS: N7080 2nd Street, Medford; A township of Chelsea resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:15 AM Monday, November 1 at Memorial Health Center, Medford where he had been taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Thursday, November 4 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Rev. Randal Jeppesen

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home from 4-8 PM on Wednesday, November 3 and also at church from 10 AM until time of funeral services at 11 AM on Thursday

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 28, 1954 at Chippewa Falls, WI

EDUCATION: Lublin elementary schools, 1973 graduate of Gilman High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: August 2, 1975 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorp to Rita Moss and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he farmed in the Lublin area and did trapping. For most of his life, he worked in the woods as a logger. He also drove semi tractor/trailer for Mueller Bros for a period of time. He enjoyed hunting and his family.

MEMBER OF: Trinity Lutheran Churches of Chelsea & Whittlesey

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Rita Mravik of Chelsea

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 sons-Lynn Joe Mravik of Chelsea & Ryan (Heather) Mravik of Medford;
1 daughter- Lisa (Bill) Sorensen of Chelsea

CHILDREN DECEASED: 1 child in infancy

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 4-Tasia Mravik, Trey, Cole & Kade Williams all of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 sister-Betty Turner of Kenosha; 1 brother-Walter Mravik of Lublin

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 sister-Joanne Mravik

DECEASED FATHER: William Mravik DECEASED MOTHER: Dorothy Markowski

PALLBEARERS: Andrew Ernst, Aaron Moss, Gordon Lekie, Donnie Neubauer

OTHER INFORMATION:
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Friday, October 29, 2010

ALLEN W. BEYER


NAME OF DECEASED: ALLEN W. BEYER AGE: 69

ADDRESS: N4427 Birch Ridge Drive, Medford; A township of Hammel resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:38 AM Friday, October 29 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 3 weeks most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 3 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING:

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 4-8 PM Tuesday, November 2 and also from 9 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 3

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 17, 1940 at Stetsonville, WI

EDUCATION: Stetsonville elementary schools, and was a 1958 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st-In Sept. of 1959 @ Medford to Judy Ellefson & later divorced; 2nd-Dec. of 1965 @ Iowa to Janice Nezval & later divorced; 3rd-to Sharon Akey & later divorced; Last-November 26, 1993 at Las Vegas to Kathy Kedrowski and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked with his father in the livestock business for a period of time. He hauled lumber and bought/sold machinery for periods of time. He owned/operated North Central Livestock for a period of time. He was a procurement manager of livestock for Abbyland Foods for over 25 years. In retirement he was self employed in the livestock business until ill health. He enjoyed cards, camping, fishing, his lake home, grandchildren & family.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Kathy Lynn Beyer of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Debbe (Mark) Marr of Coppell, TX, Ken Gilmore of Corbin, KY, Daniel (Carol) Beyer of Medford, Rod (Kim) Beyer of Abbotsford; 2 step-sons: Christopher & Adam Kedrowski both of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: 3 sons-David, William & Scott Beyer

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 11-Nikki, Morgan, Sadie, Trevor, Blaze, Jordan Beyer, Cody & Jordan Marr, Briannan, Brandon & Brittany Gilmore; GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 1-Mayson Peterson

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Gerry (Norb) Geiger, of Dorchester & Ardis (Les) Clarkson of Stetsonville

DECEASED FATHER: Lester Beyer DECEASED MOTHER: Marie Ludwig

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the family for a future designation
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

JULE “DUTES” D. LANG


NAME OF DECEASED: JULE “DUTES” D. LANG AGE: 71

ADDRESS: N3102 County Road Q Medford Town of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:30 P.M. Monday, October 25 at the Memorial Health Center ER, Medford where he was taken earlier by ambulance

PLACE OF BURIAL: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 6, 1939 in Medford

EDUCATION: 1957 Graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: Grace Thuot of Athens and they later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Jule moved to Milwaukee and worked as a Production Manager in the Shipping and Receiving Department at P&H Cranes until his retirement. After his retirement Jule then moved back to the Medford area. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

MEMBER OF: Steel Workers Union

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 1 Daughter: Cindy (Robert) Phelps of Henderson, Nevada
2 Sons: Peter Lang and JD (Michele) Lang both of West Allis

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5 Jennifer Berendt, Austen, Phillip, Jacob and Aaron Lang

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 1 Alexis Huven

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Brothers: Marvin Lang of Woodstock, IL and George Lang of Waukesha

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Sister: Peg Scheel

DECEASED FATHER: Marvin E. Lang DECEASED MOTHER: Grace E. Patterson

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Home of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements
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ROBERT “STUB” A. CLAUSNITZER


NAME OF DECEASED: ROBERT “STUB” A. CLAUSNITZER AGE: 93

ADDRESS: 183 Riverside Terrace, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:00 PM Monday, October 25 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 6 months

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Friday, October 29 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 4-7 PM Thursday, October 28 and also at church 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Friday, October 29

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 15, 1917 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford elementary schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: June 22, 1940 at Whittlesey Lutheran Church to Viola Frey and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: In his early years he worked in Milwaukee at Allis Chalmers for a period of time. Then he returned to Medford and worked at the Medford Creamery & Hurd Millwork for periods of time. Then he owned & operated Clausnitzer Beverage Co. in Medford for over 30 years. He then drove shuttle truck for Tombstone Pizza Corp until his retirement. He enjoyed bowling and playing cards.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford; Charter member of the Whittlesey Lions Club;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Bob (Joan) Clausnitzer of Appleton, Ruth (Jim) Gifford of Rapid City, SD, Linda (Dave) Heglund of Minneapolis, MN

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 7 GREAT –GRANDCHILDREN: 11 & 2 step GR. GR. GRAND: 1 & 1 step

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister-Doris (Robert) Tacke of Medford; Brother-Alfred (Donna) Clausnitzer of Medford; Sister-in-law: Jane Clausnitzer of Medford; Brother-in-law: Orme Murray of Milwaukee;

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Leona Murray, Alda Frey, Herman in infancy, David & Otto Jr. Clausnitzer

DECEASED FATHER: Otto H. Clausnitzer, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Esther Reichardt

PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren-Bill Clausnitzer, Ryan Heglund, Frank Gifford, Cheryl Bohl, Dawn Carpenter, Kimberly Espinosa, Patsy King

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church-Medford
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Monday, October 25, 2010

CLARENCE H. ROTHAMER

NAME OF DECEASED: CLARENCE H. ROTHAMER
AGE: 81

ADDRESS: 644 E. Taylor Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:15 A.M. Sunday, October 24 at his residence

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Per Clarence’s request no services will be held at this time

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: February 20, 1954 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Lucy M. Rogers and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Clarence served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was stationed in Germany as a Military Police Officer.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Lucy M. Rothamer of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Brothers: James (Janice) Rothamer of McFarland and Thomas Rothamer of Minocqua

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Sister: MaryAnn Fultz

DECEASED FATHER: Frank Rothamer DECEASED MOTHER: Theresa Deml

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

THEODORE “TED” C. FISCHER


NAME OF DECEASED: THEODORE “TED” C. FISCHER
AGE: 86

ADDRESS: N4906 Brush Creek Road Medford Town of Grover Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:30 P.M. Saturday, October 23 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 6 days surrounded by his loving family and Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 10:30 A.M. Thursday, October 28 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor David Clements

PLACE OF BURIAL: Perkinstown Community Cemetery, Perkinstown where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 27 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, October 28 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 22, 1924 in Perkinstown

EDUCATION: Attended Roosevelt School in Perkinstown

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: February 11, 1946 in Winona, MN to Ella P. Emstrom and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Ted served in the U.S. Army as a Special Honor Guard in Japan. He helped guard Emperor Hirohito from 1946 to 1947. He also shot over US soldiers’ gravesites at the US cemetery in Nagasaki. After completing his military service, Ted owned and operated a dairy farm in Perkinstown from 1947-1966. During this time he also did logging for numerous years. Ted also worked for Ed Hong Road Construction in Eau Claire as a heavy machine operator until his retirement in 1998. He also served as Supervisor for the Town of Grover for two years. Ted enjoyed hunting, woodworking, digging wild ginseng, fishing and making maple syrup.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Ella P. Fischer of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter: Nancy (Bill) Sarring of Port Washington
2 Sons: Ted (Dawn) Fischer of Port Washington and Ned (Janet) Fischer of Jim Falls

GRANDCHILDREN DECEASED: Grandson: Anthony Fischer in 1992

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 7 Kimberly (Steve) Lane of Saukville, Kristian (John) Weber of Oshkosh, Aaron (Angela) Fischer of Eau Claire, Kevin (Michelle) Fischer of Chippewa Falls, Jesse, Alycia and Adriana Fischer of Port Washington

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 15 William, Samantha and Zoe Lane, Emily, Madison, Grace and Josie Weber, Rachel, Andrea, Alexandra and Riley Fischer, Geordynne Synder, Courtney, Sunshine and Preston Fischer.
Also survived by Nephews, Nieces, Many Friends, Neighbors and Relatives.

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister: Helen Winslow
Brother: Kenneth Fischer

DECEASED FATHER: Henry G. Fischer DECEASED MOTHER: Carrie E. Weihrouch

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Jeff Conger
Active: Aaron, Kevin and Jesse Fischer, Will Lane, John Weber and Fred Emstrom Jr.

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ted’s family to be designated at a later date
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Special Thank You to Jeff and Shelly.

Monday, October 18, 2010

PATRICIA “PATTY” M. GEORGE



NAME OF DECEASED: PATRICIA “PATTY” M. GEORGE AGE: 80

ADDRESS: Centennial Apts., 132 S. 7th Street, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:23 PM Saturday, October 16 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 4 months most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 1:30 PM Wednesday, October 20 @Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 12:30 PM until time of funeral services at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, October 20

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 13, 1929 at Medford

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary Catholic School, Medford; 1947 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: August 20, 1949 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Thomas R. George and he preceded her in death September 26, 1990

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her marriage she waitressed in downtown Medford, clerked at Heimerl’s Variety Store, and did factory work for periods of time. For most of her adult life she worked as a housewife & mother. She enjoyed crocheting, collecting glassware & garage sales. She did volunteer work at Memorial Hospital & Nursing Home for a period of time.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter-Joanne (Ken) Mentzel of Iola, WI;
2 Granddaughters-Angela (Pat) Hayes of Waupaca & Roberta Stoiber of Iola;
1 Great-granddaughter: Vegas Stocker of Iola

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-Lester Hirt of Medford
Sisters-Joan (Bob) Ness of Medford & Rita (Dale) Jakel of Barron, WI

DECEASED FATHER: Louis Hirt DECEASED MOTHER: Clara Gruny

OTHER INFORMATION:
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Saturday, October 16, 2010

CLAIR “FUZZY” E. BRUNN

NAME OF DECEASED: CLAIR “FUZZY” E. BRUNN
AGE: 90

ADDRESS: 618 E. Broadway Avenue Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:44 P.M. Friday, October 15 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 5 months.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 20 at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Honors Team

VISITATION AT: 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 19 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 9:00 A.M. until time of services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 20 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 25, 1920 in Medford

EDUCATION: Attended Medford Elementary and 1938 graduate of Medford High School. Attended Dunwoody Technical College in the Twin Cities for Tool and Die Maker.

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: September 17, 1949 in Medford to Wilda “Billie” M. Felten and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school he worked at the Heil Company in Milwaukee as a machinist until entering the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942. He was stationed in California as an airplane mechanic and was honorably discharged on January 22, 1943. Fuzzy then moved to Medford and worked at Hurd Millwork as a machinist for 24 years. He then began employment at Weathershield as manger of the Weathershield Vinyl Division from February 1970 until his retirement in April 1986.
Fuzzy enjoyed playing golf, gardening, wood working and metal working.

MEMBER OF: Lifetime Member of Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford
Fuzzy was also a member of the Medford Lions Club for numerous years

SURVIVING WIFE: Billie M. Brunn of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters: Connie Brunn of Honolulu, HA, Joan (Louie) Crisostomo of Milwaukee, Carol (Timothy) Sullivan of Eau Claire and Sue (Rick) Scholl of Paso Robles, CA

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 1 Grandson: Brendan Sullivan of Madison
Step-Grandchildren: Monica (Bao) Ho of Mequon, Louis (Janice) Crisostomo of Milwaukee, Amanda Kimble of Chicago, Brittany and Ryan Scholl of Paso Robles, CA

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: Makyla and Maddox Ho of Mequon and Lilyana Jennings of Chicago

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 1 Brother: Keith Brunn of New Richmond
Also survived by other relatives and many, many friends

DECEASED FATHER: Ernest Brunn DECEASED MOTHER: Clara Allman

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Gene Arnett, Jim Krueger, George Loock and Ralph Neumueller
Active: Paul Michler, Mert Vaughn, Glenn Emmerich, Elmer Balko, Jim Broeren and Bob Dittrich

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church 420 Lincoln Street Medford, WI 54451
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

ROY EUGENE PERSON


NAME OF DECEASED:
ROY EUGENE PERSON

AGE: 83

ADDRESS: W14736 County Line Drive Thorp Town of Roosevelt Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:30 P.M. Monday, October 11, 2010 at the Miller Alternative Care Center, Thorp where he resided for about the past 3 weeks, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 15, 2010 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorp

OFFICIATING: Rev. Daniel Welch

PLACE OF BURIAL: East Thorp Village Cemetery, Thorp Town of Withee, Clark County where full military honors will be performed by the Thorp American Legion and Gilman VFW Clubs.

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, October 14 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorp and also from 9:30 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 15 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorp

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 12, 1927 in Osseo, WI

EDUCATION: Attended Alma Center Area Schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st: September 2, 1950 in Fall Creek, WI to Lucille Adela Schulz and she preceded him in death on April 12, 1993; 2nd November 28, 1998 in Thorp to Shirley Swanson-Willison and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Roy served in the US Army serving from 1946-1947. In 1960 Roy and Lucille moved to their current residence where they owned and operated a small hobby farm until his retirement. Roy also worked at various cheese factories as head cheese maker for 40 years.. He enjoyed playing cards, trips to the casino, his coffee clutch gatherings at the Thorp Dairy Bar and the Thorpedo. Roy enjoyed going for drives and visiting his family.

MEMBER OF: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorp, Thorp American Legion and the Gilman VFW

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Shirley Person of Thorp

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Diane (Glen) Vetterkind of Thorp, Judy (Joe) Szemraj of Lublin, Jane (Dave) Metzke of Marshfield, Jeff Person of Thorp, Bonnie Haas of Chippewa Falls, Mike (Cherri) Person of Withee, Susan Person of Gilman, Russ (Penny) Person of Thorp and Mark (Carrie) Person of Gilman
Son-In-Law: Larry Horgen of Thorp
Step-Children: Linda (Jerry) Fowler of Ind., Kurt (Charlene) Willison of Ill. And Dan Willison of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: 2 Daughters: Barbara Jean Person on November 18, 1967 and Donna Mae Horgen on June 1, 2010
2 Step-Children: Mary Jaso and Alan Willison

GRANDCHILDREN: 40 and 14 Step

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 22 and 1 Step

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters: Mrytle Stenseth of Eau Claire, Winnie (Buzz) Nelson of Onalaska
1 Brother: Richard Person of Milanca, MN

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Alfred and Robert Person, Elvyen Moe & Verna Nelson

DECEASED FATHER: John Arthur Person DECEASED MOTHER: Grace Ovedia Haughdal

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons: Chad and Kyle Vetterkind, Jeremy, Jed, and Jamison Szemraj, Jason Czubakowski and Russell Person Jr.

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial’s can be made to Roy’s family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements
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Sunday, October 10, 2010

EDWARD “ED” J. RINDT


NAME OF DECEASED: EDWARD “ED” J. RINDT

AGE: 90

ADDRESS: W427 County Highway A Stetsonville Village of Stetsonville Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:30 P.M. Saturday, October 9 at the Golden Living Center, Rib Lake where he had been a resident for the past 2 ½ months.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 12 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Father Frederick Brost

PLACE OF BURIAL: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Stetsonville where full military honors will be performed

VISITATION AT: 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Tuesday, October 12 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 10, 1920 in Stetsonville

EDUCATION: Attended Stetsonville Elementary School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: June 10, 1955 in Overland, Missouri to Lorraine C. Apfelbeck and she preceded him in death on February 2, 1994

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Ed worked at Mundt Car Dealership in Stetsonville and entered the U.S. Army where he was stationed in the Lucien Islands during WWII. After his time in the service Ed came back and worked at Mundt Car Dealership in Stetsonville as a mechanic for 25 years. He then worked at Handel Motors in Stetsonville as a mechanic for a period of time. In 1962 Ed and Lorraine owned and operated Ed’s Standard in Stetsonville, now known as Ed’s service and Auto Body. Ed and Lorraine also owned and operated school buses for Stetsonville and then the Medford Area School District from 1960-1973. He ran Stock Cars in his younger years and enjoyed watching baseball.

MEMBER OF: Lifetime Member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville and the Disabled American Veteran. He was also a Charter Member of the Boxrucker-Berry American Legion Post #519, Stetsonville for the past 65 years, the Klossner-Dietzler VFW #5729, Medford and the Catholic Order of Foresters.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter: Arlene (Randy) Von Loh of Medford
Son: Edward “Butch” Rindt of Stetsonville

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 2 Grandchildren: Courtney and Kyle Von Loh of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister: Frances Bach of Medford
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister Ann in infancy, Lawrence, Alois, Joseph and Elizabeth

DECEASED FATHER: Siegfried Rindt DECEASED MOTHER: Mary P. Erben

PALLBEARERS: Steve, Jim and Tom Rindt, John and Joe Bach and Joe Dowden

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ed’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements
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Thursday, September 30, 2010

DARLEEN R. HALLGREN



NAME OF DECEASED: DARLEEN R. HALLGREN AGE: 75 ADDRESS: Medford, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:40 PM Wednesday, September 29 at Stone Crest Residence, Wausau where she had resided for the past 7 months most recently under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice of Wausau/Stevens Point

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, October 4 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 4-8 PM Sunday, October 3 at Hemer Funeral Home where there will be a 7:00 PM Catholic rosary service held that evening and also from 9:00AM until 10:45 AM on Monday, October 4 at the funeral home

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 17, 1935 at Calumet, MI

EDUCATION: Calumet, MI elementary schools, 1952 graduate of Calumet High school, 1982 graduate of UW-Stevens Point with a BS in elementary education

MARRIAGE: September 4, 1954 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Laurium, MI to Kenneth H. Hallgren and he preceded her in death February 4, 2010

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: For most all of her adult life she worked as a housewife & mother. Prior to her marriage she resided in Laurium, MI. After marriage, they resided in various places while raising their family. They moved to Medford in 1974 & she worked as a tax preparer for H & R Block, co-owned & managed the Medford Fitness Club from 1984-1989, co-owned & did bookkeeping work for B & B Engineering for over 25 years and did substitute teaching for the Medford school district. She enjoyed curling, bowling, golfing, gardening, sewing, collecting dolls, reading & most of all her family.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford, where she had served on various committees and taught religious education. She served as a director for the Frances L. Simek library in Medford and served on the City of Medford planning commission for periods of time.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sandra (Keith) Wendlandt of Sturgeon Bay, WI, Janet (Robert) Reimann & Nancy (Chester) Kwiesielewicz both of Merrill, twin sons-Brent (Juleen) & Brian (Elaine) Hallgren both of Medford, Mary (Mick) Magalski of Hortonville, WI

# LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 16 GR. GRANDCHILDREN: 2

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brother-Lionel Quello

DECEASED FATHER: Bartholomew Quello DECEASED MOTHER: Ruth Nicholls

PALLBEARERS: Granddaughters-Sadie Hamill, Kendra Wendlandt, Kelsie Hallgren, Sarah & Laura Reimann, Katelyn & Rebecca Kwiesielewicz, Jessica Magalski

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the family for a future designation

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

MELVA M. GENGLER


NAME OF DECEASED: MELVA M. GENGLER AGE: 89

ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford; A former township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:20 AM Tuesday, September 21 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 13 months

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Friday, September 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Rev. Randal Jeppesen

PLACE OF BURIAL: Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Whittlesey

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home from 4-7 PM Thursday, September 23 and also at church from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Friday, September 24

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 6, 1921 at the township of Chelsea

EDUCATION: Whittlesey elementary school, township of Chelsea

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: May 22, 1943 at Dorchester to Harold F. Gengler and he preceded her in death 1-14-91

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Prior to her marriage she did domestic help and cared for her younger siblings after her mother’s death. After her marriage, they farmed in the town of Medford for many years and while farming she also worked at Hurd Millwork in Medford, and cooked at various restaurants in the Medford area. She retired from cooking at Strama’s Restaurant. She enjoyed cooking, baking, her family garden & Sunday visits with family & friends.

MEMBER OF: Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son-Larry (Louise) Gengler of Stetsonville
Granddaughters-Krista Gengler of Appleton, Sheila (Leon) Westphal of Marathon
Great Grandsons-Dustin & Dakota Bokath of Stanley

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son-Ronald H. Gengler in 2007; Granddaughter-Lori (Gengler) Bokath in 2005; Daughter-in-law: Cindy (Piller) Gengler in 1996;

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 2 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 2

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Ed (Sue) Dassow of Medford, Loretta (Henry) Kraemer of Medford & Marge (Dick) Jensen of Rib Lake; Sisters-in-law: Lorain Dassow, Kate Dassow & Catherine Dassow all of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters-Esther Linzner & 1 in infancy; Brothers-Elmer, Oscar & Lawrence Dassow

DECEASED FATHER: Edward Dassow DECEASED MOTHER: Anna Susannah Lissner

PALLBEARERS: Norm Dassow, Gary Piller, Frank Linzner, Dennis Potocnik, Dave Gengler, Rick Jensen

OTHER INFORMATION:
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Monday, September 20, 2010

BRYAN D. BUEHLER



NAME OF DECEASED: BRYAN D. BUEHLER AGE: 52

ADDRESS: N2203 Della Lane, Medford; A township of Little Black resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced dead at 2:58 PM Sunday, September 19 at his residence in the township of Little Black

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 7:00 PM Thursday, September 23 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 4:00 PM until time of services at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 23

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 5, 1958 at Medford

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary School, Medford; Medford Public Schools & was a graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st: In 1977 to Debra Poplawski and they were later divorced; 2nd: January 27, 1990 at Spirit, WI to Nicole Nyberg and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked at Marathon Cheese & Tombstone Pizza Corp. in Medford for periods of time. For the past 20 years he has owned & operated Bryan Buehler Construction working in the Medford area. He enjoyed motor sports, Nascar, snowmobiling, hunting and spending time with his family.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVNG SPOUSE: Nicole Buehler of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: David (Kathryn) Buehler of Rhode Island, Amber (Mike) Jones of Rhode Island, Derek Buehler of Medford, Cole Buehler of Medford, Brooke Buehler at home in Medford and Ryan Buehler at home in Medford

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 3

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Randy Buehler of Oneida, WI; Wendy Van Dyke of Kimberly, WI & Cindy (Mike) Sanders of Darboy, WI

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mark Buehler of Medford & Delores Buehler of Lockhart, TX; Grandmother-in-law: Eveline Nyberg of Spirit, WI

SURVIVING FATHER: Mark Norbert Buehler SURVIVING MOTHER: Delores Jean Niebauer

PALLBEARERS: Mike Strama, Bob Lange, Byron Peche, Jeff Brost, Russel & Jeff Nyberg

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the family for a future designation

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