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Frederick “Fritz” C. Seelow, 88, died September 16th, 2018
Fritz Seelow, age 88, of Neillsville, WI died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Care and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville.

Frederick Charles Seelow was born on November 16, 1929 in Neillsville, WI the son of William and Sarah (Pedder) Seelow. He graduated from Neillsville High School in 1949 and then attended the University of Wisconsin’s agriculture program in Madison. On November 10, 1951 he was united in marriage to Ardes E. DeMert in Neillsville. A year later, in November of 1952, he began serving in the United States Army. He did his basic training at Camp Roberts in California and then was stationed in Korea in July of 1953. He was honorably discharged in November of 1954 and he and Ardes moved to Milwaukee, where Fritz worked for Appleton Electric in South Milwaukee. A short time later, they moved to Granton, WI and Fritz, while farming, also worked as a cheesemaker at York Dairy. They continued farming until 1964 when they sold the farm and moved to Neillsville. Fritz began working for the city of Neillsville and eventually replaced Walter Beyer as the Superintendent of Utilities. He retired in 1994 and for nine years they wintered in Arizona.
Fritz was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was a volunteer Fireman for the city of Neillsville and a member of the Haugen-Richmond American Legion Post #73 in Neillsville of which he served in the military honor guard. Fritz enjoyed fishing and the summer months.

He is survived by his wife, Ardes, a daughter, Deborah Kaye Seelow of Verona, WI, four grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and six siblings, June Schnabel, Berdella Carl, Cleone Zink, Janet Harrington, Beverly Snyder and William (Karen) Seelow Jr.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas and Frederick, his parents, two brothers, Kenneth and Russell and two sisters, Donna Marie and Lila Burr.

A Memorial Service for Fritz, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastor Timothy Biebert will officiate. Music will be provided by Judy Trunkel, organist. Military honors will be performed by the Neillsville Veteran’s Council. Interment will be in the North Pine Valley Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday at the Gesche Funeral Home and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Saturday at the church.

Honorary casket bearers will be all his nephews.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Fritz’s family with funeral arrangements.
Joan Noah, 88, died September 11th, 2018
JOAN E. NOAH, age 88, of Willard, peacefully passed away at Marshfield Medical Center on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11am on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Cuddie Funeral Home, in Greenwood, with Chaplain Dennis Fahey officiating.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home, on Friday, from 9:30am until time of service. Burial will take place in Willard Cemetery at a later date.

Joan Edith Herrick was born on October 10, 1929, in Willard, WI, to Jack and Anna (Pintar) Herrick. She was raised on the family farm and received her education at North Mound School. She was united in marriage to Cletus F. Susa on May 29, 1949 at Holy Family Catholic Church, in Willard. They purchased a farm in Greenwood and farmed until 1961. After selling the farm, they purchased and operated the White House Inn, in Willard. After their divorce, Joan worked several jobs, including, a nurse's aide at Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville, Nelson Muffler in Neillsville, a store clerk at the Farmer's Store in Greenwood, a cook for the Greenwood School District, worked in the deli at the Neillsville IGA, and worked at Model Laundry in Neillsville. She married Richard Noah on August 29, 1970 in St. Paul, MN. They later divorced. Joan lived in Willard until entering Atrium Post Acute Care of Marshfield, in January 2017.

She had several interests, but especially loved spending time with her family, reading, being on her computer, volunteering at the Highground in Neillsville, and she had a great sense of humor.

Joan will be dearly missed by her children: Gail (Rick) Houle of Crestview, FL, Randy (Ree) Susa of Willard, Sheila (Vern) Kind of Neillsville; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 6 sisters: Anna Petkovsek, Eva Hollowell, Mary Stewart, Frances Murphy, Lucille Hawley and Donna Smith; and 6 brothers: Joe, Jack, Florian, Charles, Edward and Robert Herrick.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.
Hans Weber, 92, died September 10th, 2018
Hans Weber, age 92, of Neillsville, WI, died on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Neillsville Care and Rehab Center.

Hans was born on December 26, 1925 in Switzerland the son of Ernst and Frieda (Moser) Weber. After completing his schooling in Switzerland he served several years in the Swiss Army. On November 29, 1948 he was united in marriage to Sophie Paula Wiederkehr. Hans worked numerous years as a cabinet maker in Switzerland. It was Hans’ dream to own a dairy farm so in 1966 they picked up their family and moved to the United States and bought a farm in the Christie area. Eventually his son, Ralph bought the farm from his dad but Hans could always find something to help with on the farm. He continued wood working and made numerous pieces of furniture for all of his family. Hans also enjoyed reading and fishing but he lived his life for his sons and loved when the grandchildren and great grandchildren could all be together. Hans was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville.

Hans was a special caring man and will be missed by 3 sons, Hanspeter (Roberta) Weber of Kewaskum, WI, Walter (Pam) Weber of Thoma, WI and Ralph (Karen) Weber of Neillsville, WI, 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Sophie in 2006, a sister, Elsie Wolf and a brother, Gottfried Moser.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. Rev. Varkey V. Joseph will officiate with Vicente Cortez and St. Mary’s Choir providing music.

Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday morning prior to the service. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Neillsville.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Hans’s family with funeral arrangements.
Garry Thiede, 71, died September 9th, 2018
Garry A. Thiede, 71, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 9, 2018.

He was born on December 15, 1946, in Neillsville, the son of Eugene and Vivian (Drescher) Thiede. Garry graduated from Granton High School the Class of 1965. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1968, served one year in Vietnam, and was then honorably discharged in 1971. Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Garry then attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, the Class of 1975. In 1969, Garry was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Adel Anderson, and together they enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, traveling and fishing trips to Canada. Garry especially enjoyed playing his keyboard and watching sports on tv, especially the Packers and Brewers. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2011, after 30 years.

Garry is survived by his wife: Adel; son: Tim; 3 brothers: Ken (Sandi), Alan (Judy), and Larry (Jane); a sister: Marilyn (Dennis) Carlson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Garry was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and mother- and father-in-law.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am, on Friday, September 14, 2018, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2220 E. College Ave., Appleton, with Rev. Martin E. Koeller officiating.

Visitation will be Friday at the church from 9:00 am, until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated to the Highground in Neillsville, WI or Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Appleton.

Garry’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the 3rd floor staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton, and the staff at St. Paul Elder Services for their compassion and care.
Arlene Kernz, 86, died September 7th, 2018
Arlene J. Kernz, 86, of Neillsville, died peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Care & Rehab – Neillsville where she had lived for the past year.

Arlene June (Wedekind) was the youngest child of seven children born to Richard & Ida (Luck) Wedekind on June 5, 1932 in Neillsville. She attended Washington Grade School and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1950.
She remained on the family farm, later helping care for her parents also working at the Red Owl store and First National Bank in Neillsville. She moved from the family farm into Neillsville upon her marriage to Tony Kernz on November 3, 1979. He died on May 22, 2009. She also worked at Figi’s in Neillsville and continued there until retirement.
Arlene enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening and also making cards for her church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of the Neillsville United Church of Christ and UCC Circle of Friends.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Gary (Linda) Miller, Glen (Karen) Miller, Linette (Wendell) Kuhn, Wendell (Donna) Miller, Steven (Barb) Miller, Janice Miller, Daniel (Emile) Miller, Jeffrey (Debbie) Miller, Susan Hopfer, James Wedekind, Karen Martin, Kathy Donahue, Brian (Virginia) Ewert. She is also survived by her stepchildren, Lawrence Kernz, California and Debbie (Tom) Jeffrey, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, her siblings Anita Miller, Harry Wedekind, Ruby Waulters, Leona Damon, Lillian Ewert, Raymond Wedekind and a niece, Linda Barutha.

Visitation will begin one hour prior to service. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Neillsville United Church of Christ, with Pastor Jacoba Koppert officiating. Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Neillsville.
Analiese Fryman-Mews, 5, died August 31st, 2018
ANALIESE MARIE "Annie Mae" FRYMAN-MEWS, age 5, of Loyal, WI, passed away in Bayfield, WI, on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Loyal High School, in Loyal. Rev. Patsy Roe will officiate, and burial will follow in the Loyal Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Louie Plaskey, Patrick Langfeldt, Johnny Oestreich and Daryl Schuette. Honorary pallbearers will be: Andrew Plaskey, Lorin Mews and Landon Mews.

Visitation will be held at the high school, on Saturday, from 10am until time of service.

Analiese Marie Fryman-Mews was born on September 26, 2012 in Oshkosh, WI, to the late Eric D. Fryman and Cari A. Mews. She was raised in Loyal and attended St. Anthony Catholic School and Loyal Elementary School. She loved to go to school and be with her friends, even though they often butted heads. Ana was a spunky little girl who loved to talk, usually a hundred miles a minute about 100 different things and would talk to anyone she ran into.
She had many interests, but loved riding bike, swimming, taking care of her babies and her baby brother, spending every minute she could with her grandma, and boasting about her Uncle Brad.

Ana will be dearly missed by her mother, Cari, of Loyal; her maternal grandparents: Rick and Karen Mews of Willard, WI; her paternal grandparents: David (Mylli) Fryman of Jensen Beach, FL, and Annette (Robert) Conley of Crandon, WI; aunts: Tara (Mike) Nelson of Oak Creek, WI; Bobi Mews (Jeff Horn) of Appleton, WI; Jaimie Sullivan of Oshkosh; her great-grandmothers: Dolores Mews of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and Norma Plaskey of Marshallville, OH; cousins: Tyler, Logan, Devon, Cameron, Lorin, Landon, Paisley and Zoey; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father: Eric Fryman; her siblings: Kyra and Jansen Fryman; her uncle: Brad Mews; and her great-grandfathers: James Plaskey and Harvey Mews, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made at Partners Bank, in Spencer and Marshfield, for a fund that has been set up in the family's name.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Eric Fryman, 39, died August 31st, 2018
ERIC D. FRYMAN, age 39, of Loyal, WI, passed away in Bayfield, WI on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Loyal High School, in Loyal. Rev. Patsy Roe will officiate, and burial will follow in the Loyal Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Aaron Rueth, Carl Drake, Chris O'Connell, Brandon Jahsman, Joe Schilling and Vinnie Putrus. Honorary pallbearer will be: Victor Wellhoefer.

Visitation will be held at the high school, on Saturday, from 10am until time of service.

Eric David Fryman was born on March 26, 1979 in Tacoma, WA, to David M. and Annette (Fischer) Fryman. He was raised in the Oshkosh area, where he received his education and attended high school. After school, Eric worked as a painter and was amazing at his craft. He was a hardworking man, meticulous with everything he did, and an amazing father. Always wanting the best for his family and for them to be happy.

He had many interests, but especially loved spending time with his family and friends, boating, the quiet, peaceful time outdoors, campfires, collecting 8-track tapes, baseball cards, and cigars. Eric knew everything when it came to tobacco and had quite a collection in his humidor. He enjoyed reading Clive Cussler and Coastal Living, always wanting to live on the water away from society and just watch his children grow up.

Eric will be dearly missed by his wife, Cari, of Loyal; his father and step-mother: David (Mylli) Fryman of Jensen Beach, FL; his mother and step-father: Annette (Robert) Conley of Crandon, WI; one sister: Jaimie Sullivan of Oshkosh; nephews: Tyler, Devon, Logan, Cameron, Lorin and Landon; nieces: Paisley and Zoey; his mother and father-in-law: Rick and Karen Mews of Willard, WI; 2 sisters-in-law: Tara (Mike) Nelson of Oak Creek, WI; Bobi Mews (Jeff Horn) of Appleton, WI; aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his children: Kyra Fryman, Analiese Fryman-Mews, Jansen Fryman; his paternal grandmother: Faye Fryman; and his maternal grandparents: Betty and Stan Fischer.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made at Partners Bank, in Spencer and Marshfield, for a fund that has been set up in the family's name.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jansen Fryman, 3, died August 31st, 2018
JANSEN BRADLEE "Jansey Boy" "Bubba Boy" FRYMAN, age 3, of Loyal, WI, passed away in Bayfield, WI, on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Loyal High School, in Loyal. Rev. Patsy Roe will officiate, and burial will follow in the Loyal Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Doug Luchterhand, Ryan Smith, Michael Nelson and Pat Halpin. Honorary pallbearers will be: Andrew Plaskey, Lorin Mews and Landon Mews.

Visitation will be held at the high school, on Saturday, from 10am until time of service.

Jansen Bradlee Fryman was born on February 10, 2015 in Marshfield, WI, to the late Eric D. Fryman and Cari A. Mews. He was raised and lived with his family in Loyal. He was the most fearless and joyous little boy, and never had a bad day. No matter what, he’d put a smile on everyone’s face. He loved to snuggle and take naps.
He had so many interests and loved so many things, including, ninja turtles, dinosaurs, Maui, biking, boating, trucks, taking rides on the scooter with Mama and the side by side with Papa. Jansen enjoyed everything a little boy would. Like the need for speed; he always wanted to go faster. He loved to be in the water or building castles in the sand. He would even play babies with his sister and paint his nails, put on makeup, and do his hair. He was always on the go and loved to sit and play with anything. He would talk about his Uncle Brad, whom he never got to meet, like they were the best of buds.

Jansen will be dearly missed by his mother, Cari, of Loyal; his maternal grandparents: Rick and Karen Mews of Willard, WI; his paternal grandparents: David (Mylli) Fryman of Jensen Beach, FL, and Annette (Robert) Conley of Crandon, WI; his great-grandmothers: Dolores Mews of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and Norma Plaskey of Marshallville, OH; aunts: Tara (Mike) Nelson of Oak Creek, WI; Bobi Mews (Jeff Horn) of Appleton, WI; Jaimie Sullivan of Oshkosh; cousins: Tyler, Logan, Devon, Cameron, Lorin, Landon, Paisley and Zoey; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father: Eric Fryman; his siblings: Kyra Fryman and Analiese Fryman-Mews; his uncle: Brad Mews; and his great-grandfathers: James Plaskey and Harvey Mews, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made at Partners Bank, in Spencer and Marshfield, for a fund that has been set up in the family's name.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Kyra Fryman-Mews, 9, died August 31st, 2018
KYRA LYNN "Kee Kee" "Kia" FRYMAN-BRICCO, age 9, of Loyal, WI, passed away in Bayfield, WI, on Friday, August 31, 2018. She left us too soon.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Loyal High School, in Loyal. Rev. Patsy Roe will officiate, and burial will follow in the Loyal Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Jeff Horn, Mark Brecht, Jesse Rueth, Chad Elmer, Steven Plaskey and Marc Lindgren. Honorary pallbearers will be: Andrew Plaskey, Lorin Mews and Landon Mews.

Visitation will be held at the high school, on Saturday, from 10am until time of service.

Kyra Lynn Fryman was born on December 22, 2008 in Neenah, WI, to Lorena C. Bricco and the late Eric D. Fryman. She attended Loyal Elementary School, had so many great friends, and loved them all. She had a special place in her heart for everyone she knew, and truly was the most radiant little girl you would meet. Kyra loved her older sister, Arianna, so much. She was such a great role model for her. And, though she wouldn't admit it, she loved her younger sister and brother. Kyra was so independent and had the best of both worlds. She could be a princess, being a former Little Miss Loyal, or a tomboy, getting down and dirty with Papa in the shop. She stole the hearts of all who knew her, and she was loved by many people. She looked at the world with a wisdom and knowledge beyond her years. Kyra was her mother's guiding light in this world and she will be forever loved and missed.
She had so many interests, but especially loved babies, cooking, gymnastics, riding her scooter, or anything that went fast, swimming, or just being on the water learning to ski or knee board.

Kyra will be dearly missed by her mother, Lorena Bricco of Oshkosh; her sister, Arianna N. Coombs, of Oshkosh; her step-mother Cari Mews, of Loyal; her maternal grandparents: Vicki L.(Todd A.) Schultz of Clintonville; her paternal grandparents: David (Mylli) Fryman of Jensen Beach, FL, and Annette (Robert) Conley of Crandon, WI; her paternal great grandparents: Wayne (Dolores) Peck of Oshkosh; her step-grandmother and step-grandfather: Rick and Karen Mews of Willard, WI; her step-great grandmothers: Dolores Mews of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and Norma Plaskey of Marshallville, OH; her aunts: Amanda J Bricco of Kenosha, Alexis J. Schroeder of Oshkosh, Tara (Mike) Nelson of Oak Creek, WI, Bobi Mews (Jeff Horn) of Appleton, WI; Jaimie Sullivan of Oshkosh; her uncle: Tyler (Danielle) Fischer of Arlington, VA; cousins: Tommy, Kendrick, Kymani, Tyler, Logan, Devon, Cameron, Lorin, Landon, Paisley and Zoey; many other aunts and uncles in the Fox Valley area; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father: Eric Fryman; her siblings: Analiese Fryman-Mews, Jansen Fryman; her uncle: Brad Mews; her maternal great grandparents: James and Barbara Bricco; and her step-great grandfathers: James Plaskey and Harvey Mews, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made at Partners Bank, in Spencer and Marshfield, for a fund that has been set up in the family's name.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Donald A Ossmann, 90, died August 29th, 2018
Donald A Ossmann, age 90 of Loyal passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his residence.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Saint Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Town of Green Grove at 11:00 am. Reverend Don Bruce will officiate. Family and friends are welcome for a visitation from 10:00 am until the time of service at the church. Full military rites will be conducted by the Loyal American Legion Post # 175 following the service.

Don was born on May 25, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin the son of Herbert and Theresa (Lueck) Ossmann. He attended Madison Schools. Don enlisted in the US Navy at the age of 16, serving his country from January 17, 1946 to July 25, 1947. He took a coarse in sheet metal and was a sheet metal installer doing duct work for heating and air condition companies from 1946 to 1950. His marriage to Dorothy Mueller took place on June 24, 1950 in Medford. Don and Dorothy farmed in the Town of Warner from 1951 until 1989, when they moved to the Town of Beaver.

Don is survived by his loving wife; Dorothy, children: Nancy (James) Learman of Kirksville, MO, Gail (Dennis) Brodsack of Battlement Mesa, Co and Jeff Ossmann of Greenwood, grandchildren: James (Brenda) and Jason (Lorrie) Learman, Matthew (Shannon) and Chad (Katie) Lashua, Jaeden, Luke and Lexi Ossmann, great-grandchildren: Cody, Kaylee, Mason, Gavin, Garret, Madison, Makenna and Emory. He is further survived by his brother: Richard (Mary) Riley of Rock Dam and many nieces and nephews.

Don is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers: Everett, Herbert and Ralph.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Lutheran Hour.

Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com
Ellen Luchterhand, 88, died August 27th, 2018
ELLEN M. LUCHTERHAND, age 88, of Loyal, WI, passed away at Marshfield Medical Center on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 11am on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Loyal. Rev. Daniel Zimmerman will officiate, and burial will follow in the Loyal Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Ron Krause, Joe Luchterhand, Adam Luchterhand, Luke Luchterhand, Matt Luchterhand, Brent Brooks, Greg Kulas, and Nathan Lindner.

Visitation will be held at the church, on Friday, from 9:30am until time of service.

Ellen Mae Henseler was born on December 12, 1929 in Loyal, WI, the daughter of Jake Jr. and Vera (Vick) Henseler. She was raised on the family farm and received her education in the Loyal area, graduating from Loyal High School in 1947. Ellen was united in marriage to Orville W. H. Luchterhand on May 25, 1948 at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Loyal. She and Orville farmed in the Town of York from 1948 until retiring and moving to the City of Loyal in November 1984. Ellen lived in her home until the time of her death.
She was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she held many positions, including, teaching Sunday School for many years, retiring from teaching in 1998; was the church pianist and treasurer for many years, a member of the TLCW, Altar committee and Adult fellowship, served as secretary of the Cradle Roll, and chairman of the church Memorial committee. Ellen was also a member of the Circle 8 Square Dance Club, and a member of the York So & Sew Homemakers Club for 36 years.
Ellen had many interests, but especially loved being with her family and grandchildren, flowers, gardening, baking, and sewing.

She will be dearly missed by her 3 children: Patsy (Jerome) Krause of Spencer, Lynn (Susan) of Granton, Mike (Nancy) of Loyal; 9 grandchildren: Amy (Brent) Brooks, Gayle Lenz, Becky (Greg) Kulas, Ron Krause, Joe (Jen) Luchterhand, Adam (Kristina) Luchterhand, Luke Luchterhand (Amanda Von Haden), Matt (Marie) Luchterhand, Polly (Nathan) Lindner; 21 great-grandchildren: Dane, Jakob, Kennedy, Tanna, Ethan, Lizzie, Maci, Wyatt, Kenley, Jake, Erica, Dan, Lucas, Emma, Erin, Angela (Stephen), Calvin (Brooke), Brandon, Austin, Kaleigh, and Ashley; 3 great-grandchildren: Laikyn, Liam, and Kolton; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Orville, on January 29, 1999; her granddaughter: Sarah Krause; her brother and sister-in-law: Lyle (Jeanne) Henseler.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
John D. "Jack" Fulwiler , 79, died August 23rd, 2018
JOHN D. "JACK" FULWILER, age 79, of Loyal, passed away at the Marshfield Medical Center on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, in Loyal. Rev. Leo Stanislaus will officiate, and burial will follow in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the church, on Tuesday, from 9:30am until time of service.

John Douglas Fulwiler was born on October 22, 1938 in Loyal, WI, to Edward and Lydia (Miller) Fulwiler. He was raised and received his education in Loyal, graduating from Loyal High School in 1957. After high school, Jack enlisted into the U.S. Army on ? and served until his honorable discharge on ? He returned to Loyal and worked various jobs, including, Rollohome in Spencer, delivering mail for the Post Office, and for Bill Relis at his grocery store. He was united in marriage to Sherry S. Davidson at St. Anthony Catholic Church on January 26, 1963. In 1980, they bought the grocery store in Loyal from Dawn Dering, which they owned and operated until retiring in 2003.
Jack was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, where he served on the church council, was a charter member of the Loyal Lion's Club, served on the City council, was one of the first volunteers for the Loyal Ambulance, and was a past Boy Scout Leader.
He had many interests, but especially loved spending time with his family and attending his grandchildren's school related events, hunting and fishing when he was younger, reading, traveling, and weekend trips with his wife.

Jack will be dearly missed by his wife, Sherry, of Loyal; 5 children: Rhonda Fulwiler of Loyal, Michael (Charlene) of Loyal, Karla (Ted) Strebe of Marshfield, Karyn (Doug) Brock of Wisconsin Rapids, Kim (Royal) Bauman of Shelbyville, TN; 14 grandchildren: Preston and Joel Fulwiler, Jennah (Matt) Stark, Logan and Emileigh Fulwiler, John (Kelley) Strebe, Megan (Lucas) Ruchti, Jake, Jesse and Melissa Strebe, Erin Best, David (Jen) Potapenko, Michael (Kayla) Bauman, and Michelle Bauman; 7 great-grandchildren: Dominic, Macie, Kyra, Anthony, Isaac, Marli and Bayli; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers: Harold, Robert, and Lawrence Fulwiler; and 5 sisters: Irene Irvin, Alice Miedner, Isabelle Sigler, Carol Siegel, and Dorothy Picraux.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Neva Howard, 96, died August 20th, 2018
Neva Howard, age 96, long-time resident of Unity, WI died Monday, August 20, 2018 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield, WI.

Neva Mildred Boyer was born on March 23, 1922 in the Town of Weston, Clark County, Wisconsin the daughter of George and Mildred (Flick) Boyer. She was united in marriage to Ted Howard on March 10, 1945. They resided in Unity, where they raised their daughter, Colleen.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity and she enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and bird watching. Her greatest joy in life, however, was watching over her grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Colleen (Al) Breu of Marshfield, WI, three granddaughters, Denise Karius of New Berlin, WI, Michelle (fiancée, Ed Wisnewski) Marden of Medford, WI and Stephanie (Jason) Bauer of Colby, WI, four great grandchildren, Ashley Schallock, Brian (Ashley) Bauer, Brandon Wachholz and Brad Bauer, two great great grandchildren, Carly and Blake Bauer, a sister, Jean Bedell of McMinnville, OR, two brothers, Marvin Boyer of Neillsville, WI and Chuck (Bernice) Boyer of Neillsville, WI, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Howard, a sister, Adeline (Joe) Senecal, four brothers, Arvid “Bob” Boyer, Wallace Boyer, Earl Boyer, James Boyer and an infant brother, Luther Boyer.

Funeral services for Neva will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity, WI. Pastor Amy Heinz will officiate. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Friday at the church.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Neva’s family with Funeral arrangements.
Edna M. Lemons, 96, died August 18th, 2018
Edna Lemons, age 96, of Neillsville, WI, formerly of Granton, WI, died Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the Riverside Assisted Living facility in Neillsville.

Edna Marie Lemons was born on April 4, 1922, on the family farm, just outside of Colwell, IA, the daughter of Guy and Pearl (Shave) Trask. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Lemons on May 14, 1938 in Osage, IA. They resided in Iowa until 1959 when they moved to a farm in the town of York. In 1969, they moved to their farm in the town of Grant. Edna worked as a farm wife and then as a part-time cook at the Granton School District which she started shortly before Lawrence’s death in 1972. Edna worked her way up at the school, starting as a part-time cook then going full time, later becoming assistant cook and finally as the head cook. In addition to cooking at school, Edna, also cooked the meals for the Granton Rotary Club and catered wedding dinners. She retired in 1996 at the age of 74.
Edna was a member of the United Church of Christ in Neillsville. In her spare time she enjoyed crafting, often making Christmas presents and pottery for her family.

She is survived by four children, Barbara (Thomas) Kennison of Orchard, IA, Bonnie Shaw of Neillsville, WI, Lois (David) Schreindl of Marshfield, WI, and Larry (Ann) Lemons of Hartford, WI, 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 22 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Betty Clay of Duncomb, IA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, a daughter, Charlene Moore, two granddaughters, Gail Moore and Melanie Person, two sons-in-law, Richard Shaw and Richard Moore, a sister, Dorothy Bass, a brother, Raymond Trask and brother-in-laws, Darrell Bass and Emmett Clay.

Funeral services for Edna will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 24, 2018, at the United Church of Christ in Neillsville. Pastor Jacoba Koppert will officiate. Interment will follow at the Windfall Cemetery in Granton.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Edna’s family with funeral arrangements.
Jane Ashbeck, 92, died June 15th, 2018
JANE A. ASHBECK, age 92, of Greenwood, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Atrium of Marshfield.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

Jane Arlene Gilbertson was born on July 7, 1925 in Granton, WI, to Irwin and Gertrude (Ziebell) Gilbertson. She was raised and received her education in Granton and graduated from Granton High School in 1943. After high school, Jane worked in Granton at the grocery store and then later at J.C. Penney's in Marshfield. She was united in marriage to Richard T. Ashbeck, Sr. on August 7, 1945 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood. They resided north of Greenwood, owning and operating Hemlock Cheese Factory for 37 years until retiring in 1982. After the death of her husband on June 18, 1983, Jane worked several years at Figi's and Younker's in Marshfield. In 2003, she moved to Loyal, where she resided until entering Atrium of Marshfield in December 2016.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and St. Ann's Society for many years, until moving to Loyal in 2003 and becoming a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Jane had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family and friends, bowling, and playing cards.

She will be dearly missed by her daughter: Linda (Edward) Volovsek of Willard; twelve grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren; two daughters-in-law: Carol Ashbeck of Edgar, Barbara Ashbeck of Greenwood; two sisters-in-law: Joyce Gilbertson of Rockford, IL, Dorothy Gilbertson of Granton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Sr.; three sons: Richard Jr., Rodger and Roderick; one granddaughter: Kaylee Ashbeck; one sister: Betty Marg; and two brothers: Ervin and Clarence Gilbertson.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Greenwood, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Duane C. Anding, 89, died May 1st, 2018
Duane Anding, age 89, of Granton, WI died Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Ministry Home Care House of the Dove in Marshfield, WI.

Duane Charles Anding was born on October 30, 1928 in the township of Lynn, Clark County, Wisconsin the son of Charles and Lydia (Yankee) Anding. He was baptized on December 3, 1933 and confirmed on April 18, 1943 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. Duane graduated from Granton High School and then attended UW-River Falls. He was united in marriage to Patricia Jean Dux on April 29, 1950 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. They farmed in the town of Lynn on the family farm for many years. Duane was awarded a “Farmer of the Year” award and received a “First Place” medal from the State of Wisconsin for his maple syrup. After retiring from farming, they moved to their present address on Granton road. In retirement, Duane did custom combining and also worked for Cenex delivering fertilizer.
He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Missouri Synod Church in Granton, served on the town of Lynn Town Board, was a town chairman and an assessor for the town of Lynn. He also belonged to the Happy Trails Snowmobile Club and the Southern Clark County Sportsman’s Club.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia, three children, Mark (Yvonne) Anding of Granton, WI, Beth (Leroy) Ludovic of Neillsville, WI and Anna (Kevin) Engevold of Granton, WI, nine grandchildren, many great grandchildren and a nephew, Terry Terman of Eau Claire, WI.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Arnold and a sister, Erma Terman.

A Memorial Service for Duane will be held at a later date.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Duane’s family with funeral arrangements.
Larry Nickel, 0, died
Larry grew up on the family farm in Chili, WI where he spent his childhood with his siblings. It’s the place where at 5 years old he learned to make his famous pickles. He was a busy boy who shared many mischievous adventures with his siblings. He graduated Granton High School in 1977.

Larry started as a Laborer in Masonry for 9 years, and then followed his father’s footsteps as a Mason until retirement. Larry loved what he did and was very proud of his work.

Larry had many joys in life, among them cooking (including making those famous pickles), fishing, hunting, camping, gardening, riding his Harley, watching NASCAR, and cheering for the Packers, working, tinkering on anything, feeding and watching his Orioles and Hummingbirds, family (feeling young with his grandchildren), known and unknown friends, harassing people (only in good fun, if he teased you that meant he liked you!). Larry met the love of his life, Lisa, in 2002. They shared 16 wonderful years together; 2 as husband and wife.

He is survived by his loving wife Lisa Nickel, son Joshua Nickel (Brooke), grandchildren Zayden Nickel and Izabella Nickel, daughter Christina Streeter (Don) grandchildren Bree Streeter and Beau Streeter, stepson Adam Tilson, stepson Zachery Tilson (Fabi), stepdaughter Chelsea Tilson, sister Debbie Moeller (John), sister Susan Moede (Gale), brother Mark Nickel (Sara), brother Dale Nickel (LaDonna), brother Dean Nickel (Susan), foster brother Donald Hafner (Debbie), brother-in-law Dean Bryan (Stephanie), sister-in-law Lori Bixby (Chris), sister-in-law Sara Errthum (Jason), sister-in-law Beth Bryan (Phil), and many cousins, nephews, and nieces.

Larry entered eternal life welcomed by his father William Nickel, mother Sylvia Nickel, aunt Mary Ann (Krainz), uncle Donald Nickel, father-in-law Dean Bryan and mother-in-law Gail Bryan.

Please join us in celebration of his life on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, W2880 Granton Rd, Granton, WI 54436 from 10 am-12 pm with the memorial service at 12 pm and luncheon to follow.


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