Sunday, October 13, 2013



AGE: 64

ADDRESS: 2435 Grand Avenue Apt. #9, Wausau; Former Rib Lake Area Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:28 P.M. Saturday, October 12 at his residence

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 16 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Father Otto Bucher

INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake

VISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 15 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Prayer Service and also from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 16 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 20, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois

EDUCATION: Graduate of Rib Lake High School

MARRIAGE: November 6, 1982 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake to Virginia “Ginger” H. Wolfe

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After high school Mike worked on the loading docks at Nuerndorf in Chicago for a couple of years. He then was a farm hand at Magnuson’s Mink Ranch in Ogema for 4 years. Mike was a Supervisor at Great Northern Cabinetry in Rib Lake for 10 years and then worked as a window assembler at Weathershield in Medford until his retirement in 2008. Mike was a volunteer fighter for the Rib Lake Fire Department for numerous years and also served on the Rib Lake Village Board for two terms. He enjoyed watching TV.

MEMBER OF: Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Virginia “Ginger” H. Maes of Wausau

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Scott (Suzi) Swiantek of Wausau, Regina (Michael) Winski of Wausau, Heather (Tony) Nichols of Wausau and Melanie Maes of Wausau

9 Grandchildren

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: William (Lyn) Maes of Rising Sun, Maryland, Patty (Joe) Miller of Harrisburg, Illinois, Russell (Lynette) Pfefferle of Appleton, Daniel (Karen) Maes of Evergreen, Colorado, Thomas Granno of Eagle River and James (Susan) Maes of Winona, Minnesota



DECEASED MOTHER: Lorraine Maes (Maiden Name: March)

PALLBEARERS: Scott Swiantek, Tony Nichols, Russ Pfefferle, Tom Granno, Dan, Jim and Bill Maes

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Mike’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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