Friday, May 29, 2015



ADDRESS: N1557 Robin Drive, Medford; A Township of Deer Creek resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:10 AM Friday, May 29 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where he had been a patient for the past 4 days

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Friday, June 5 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger    

VISITATION: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, June 5

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 2, 1931 in the Township of Deer Creek

EDUCATION: Town of Deer Creek and Stetsonville Elementary schools

MARRIAGE: February 12, 1958 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville to Marilyn C. Kauer and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he served in the Medford National Guard until later enlisting in the US Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War. Upon separation, he worked at Allis Chalmers in Milwaukee.  After moving back to the local area, he worked as a mechanic for Stetsonville Oil Co. and as a sheet metal and furnace repairman at Stetsonville Hardware.  Finally, he joined his son & daughter at Cypher Electric & Heating until retirement in April of 2003.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Landua-Jensen American Legion, Medford; Catholic Order of Foresters; Past member of the Boxrucker-Berry American Legion, Stetsonville

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Marilyn C. Cypher of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Dennis (JoAnn) Cypher of Medford, Dawn (Kenneth) Frankovich of Larkspur, CO, Debra (Dennis) Lichtl of Medford, Duane (April Thums) Cypher of Medford
Foster Daughter – Rhonda (Jerome) Roguski of Milford, NE

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 6 – Jane (Sam) Swenson, Jesse Cypher, K. Tyler Frankovich, James Frankovich, Alex Lichtl & Andrea (Jason) Hartwig; 3 foster Grandchildren – Jed (Andrea) Roguski, Debbie (Bill) Ocken & Jolean (Brian) Piitz

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Agnes Pernsteiner of Medford & Jeanette (Jerry) Adams of Woodruff

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Edward, Jerome, Raymond, Kenneth, Norbert & David Cypher

DECEASED FATHER: William J. Cypher DECEASED MOTHER: Bernadine M. Danen

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to either the Medford Flag Field, Never Forgotten Honor Flight, or any local veterans organization
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