|Margaretta E. "Marge" Wolf, 97, died May 7th, 2014|
|Margaretta E. "Marge" Wolf, 97, Marshfield, died on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital Palliative Care, Marshfield, with family by her side.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at St. John's Catholic Church, Marshfield. Burial will take place in Hillside Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:00 am until service time at St. John's Catholic Church. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
She is survived by her children, Darlene (Salvador) Barrocas of Medinah, IL, Shirley (Thomas) Southworth of Wausau, and Chuck (Sherry) Wolf of Eau Claire. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is further survived by 2 brothers, Russell Bruhn and Forrest "Bud" Bruhn, both of Marshfield.
The family wishes to extend their deep gratitude to the staffs of Golden Living Center Three Oaks, Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital, Palliative Care, and to the many friends who provided help, comfort and support.
|Dale Vern DeBoer, 83, died March 9th, 2014|
|Dale V. DeBoer, age 83, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away late Sunday evening, March 9, 2014 at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.
Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 15th at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday at the church. Burial will be at a later date in Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dale is survived by his wife of 62 years, Beverly; three children: Steven (Diane Joy) DeBoer of Whitewater, WI, Sara (Allen) Decker of Eagle River, WI, and Shawn (Amy) DeBoer of Sun Prairie, WI; five grandchildren: Nathan (Amanda) Smolarek, Amanda DeBoer, Daniel DeBoer, Paige Decker, and Claire Decker; two great-grandchildren: Kailey and Carter Smolarek; and a sister-in-law, Iris DeBoer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.
|Michael Jay Sweeney, 58, died March 9th, 2014|
|Michael Jay Sweeney, age 58, of Marshfield, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at his home in Marshfield with his family by his side.
A time remembrance will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home (1010 E. Veterans Parkway) in Marshfield. Friends and family will be invited to speak if they wish.
Michael is lovingly survived by his wife: Beth; a stepson: Jordon Littleton; as well as siblings: Patricia (Paul) Adler, William Jr. (Susan) Sweeney, Sheila (James) Wein, Karen (James) Schreiner, and Casey (Buster) Handke. He will truly be missed.
A special thank you to Ministry Home Care Hospice, especially Michael's nurse Jennifer and social worker Susan.
|Karl J. Schiller, 79, died March 8th, 2014|
|Karl J Schiller, 79, of Pittsville, Wisconsin, passed away suddenly in the emergency room at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday evening, March 8, 2014.
Karl is survived by his wife Karleen, son Marvin (Jean), daughter Kris (Ron Wolf), daughter Barb (Loren Scheunemann), son Ken (Lisa), daughter Sandi (Bob Atkinson), daughter-in-law, Diane Schiller and their families, and sister MaryJane (Vern Getlinger)of Fitchburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, mother and father in-law, brother Rupert, sister and brother-in-law Phyllis and Ted Christian, brother-in-law and sister-in-law August and Marion Knuth, infant triplet siblings, son Jon, and great-granddaughter Madilynn Martinez.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at Buchanan-Rembs Funeral Home, 5253 2nd Avenue, Pittsville, and again on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 10:00 AM until the 11:00 AM services at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 8313 2nd Street, Pittsville.
Recipients of memorial donations will be decided by the family at a future date.
|Mary Ellen Jacoby, 72, died March 7th, 2014|
|Mary Ellen Jacoby, age 72, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at House of the Dove in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Mary Ellen is survived by her husband, Jim; her sons, Jim (Maradee) and Kevin (Laurie); her granddaughters, Stella, Mariah and Scarlett; brother, Eugene (Darlene) Janes; and sister, Patricia Johnson.
A Memorial Service for Mary Ellen will be held at 5:00 P.M. Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Taylor and Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, WI. Visitation will begin at 3:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. A meal at Les and Jim's will follow the Memorial Service.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to T.B. Scott Library in Merrill, WI.
|Catherine Josephine Seidel, 97, died March 6th, 2014|
|Catherine J. Seidel, age 97, died on Thursday, March 6, 2014, surrounded by her family at the Colby Retirement Community in Colby, WI.
Catherine is survived by her children: Edward (Clyda) Seidel of Goleta, CA; Dennis (Jeanette) Seidel of Colby; Raymond Seidel of Schofield; Judith (Art) Bartnik of Wausau; and her daughter-in-law, Linda Seidel of West Allis; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 4 step great-grandchildren, and 3 step great-great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Florence Goessl, Abbotsford; Beatrice Helfert, Colby; and Dorothy (Casimir) Sobczak, Hot Springs Village, AR and brother-in-law: Frank Bernard, Chandler, AZ.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford on Monday, March 10. Visitation is from 9:30 AM until the time of services at the church.
The family would like to thank Leanne and her staff at Colby Retirement Community for their loving care of our mom these past four years. We would also like to thank Ministry Home Care Hospice for their assistance.
|Elmer Anton Schreiner, 83, died March 6th, 2014|
|Elmer Anton Schreiner, age 83, of Loyal, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 6, 2014. |
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, in Loyal. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church, on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm, and again at the church, on Tuesday, from 10am until time of service.
He is survived by his children: Irene (Randy) Ellis of Marshfield, Mike of Fort Worth, TX, Ellen (Dennis) Decker of Unity, Paul (Judy) of Marshfield, Mark (Sharon) of Benbrook, TX, Carol Dwinellof Hurst, TX, Bruce of Oak Park, CA, Brian (Vicki) of Loyal; one sister: Emma Schoonover of Mill, WY; and one sister-in-law: Esther Schreiner of Rib Lake. He is further survived by many grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
|Gerald "Jerry" H. Wenzel, 83, died March 6th, 2014|
|Gerald "Jerry" H. Wenzel, age 83, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Tomah Veterans Home Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church (207 S Cherry Ave.) in Marshfield. A time of visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of services at the church on Thursday. Burial will take place in the Hillside Cemetery. The Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Marshfield is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gerald is survived by a sister: Carol (Wenzel) Nelson; 2 brothers: Ronald Wenzel and Glenn (Carol) Wenzel; 5 nieces and 6 Nephews.
In memory of Jerry, donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church in Marshfield.
|Elizabeth J. "Bettie' Reigel, 80, died March 5th, 2014|
|Elizabeth J. "Bettie' Reigel, 80, of Rice Lake died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Rice Lake Convalescent Center.
She is survived by 4 sons, Joseph (Martha) Reigel of Fort Worth, TX; Kenneth (Ann) Reigel of Bluff Dale, TX; Andrew Reigel of Osceola; and Evan Reigel of Rice Lake; 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and 1 sister Anne Bloom, Phillips.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake. Burial will be in Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Skinner Funeral Home in Rice Lake; and at church one hour prior to the Mass on Monday.
|Ida L. Ramker, 67, died March 5th, 2014|
|Ida L. Ramker, age 67, of Colby passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at The House of the Dove in Marshfield.
A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Peace Lutheran Church in the Town of Frankfort. Burial will follow in Peace Lutheran Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Monday at the church from 9AM until time of services.
She is lovingly survived by her husband Kenneth Ramker of Colby, her children: Lesa (Ralph) Anderson of Orlando, FL. and Shawn Lloyd of Kronenwetter; her grandchildren: Jenna, Paige, Melissa, Jamie and Hayden; two great-grandchildren: Daniella and Matthew JR. She is further survived by two brothers: Donald (Rhonda) Lamb of Oklahoma and Tom Lamb of Solomon, KS.; a sister Patsy (Jim) Barlow of Kansas and two step-sisters: Wilma Jean Yeager of Kansas and Hazel Figler of California.
|John Robert Brinkmann, 92, died March 5th, 2014|
|John Robert Brinkmann, of EI Lago, Texas, passed away March 5, 2014 at the age of 92. John was born in Rozellville, Wis. He was a graduate of Marshfield High School.
John loved flying. He made the service his career. He was a navigator in WWll, flew bombers and was on his way to overseas combat when the war ended. After the war, John settled in Hampton, Va., and started working for NACA, which was later to become NASA, in the Photographic Dept. With his talent and drive, John rose through the ranks and when NASA moved to Houston, he accepted the challenge to start the photographic laboratory at what was to become the Johnson Space Center outside of Houston. John was there for Little Joe, Mercury, Gemini and Apollo projects. He was the man responsible for the photographs and film of that era.
During this time, he continued his love of flying in the Air Force Reserve and retired at the rank of Major. With the goal of sending a man to the moon and safely returning him to earth fulfilled, he retired from NASA in 1975.
John married Helen Cash of Hampton, Va., and was married for 67 years until Helen's passing in 2011. John is survived by his children, Carol, John (Terri Lynn), Michael (Jennifer), Jeanie McHugh (Terry) and many grandchildren and great children.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Nassau Bay, Texas.
|Ronald H. “Twin” Rehlinger, 86, died March 5th, 2014|
|Ronald H. “Twin” Rehlinger, 86, Marshfield, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Marshfield Care Center.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, March 10, 2014 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Marshfield. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Rembs Funeral Home and on Saturday from 9:30 am until service time at St. John’s Catholic Church. A combined St. John’s Parish and Knights of Columbus rosary service will be held on Sunday at 5:00 pm at the funeral home.
He is survived by his wife, Agnes and their children, Doug (Cindy) Rehlinger, Debbie (Doug) Burr, Steve (Mary) Rehlinger, all of Marshfield, Brian (Doreen) Rehlinger of Chippewa Falls, Ron (Laurie) Rehlinger of Plover and Patti (Mark) Wittman of Marshfield and a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Rehlinger of Wausau. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be designated in his name to St. John’s Parish.
|Urban Peter Krebsbach, 94, died March 5th, 2014|
|Urban Peter Krebsbach, 94, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Wells Nature View CBRF, Marshfield, under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice.
Survivors include four sons, Duane, Madison, Kenneth (Connie), Edgar, Glen, Wausau and Randy (June), Stratford; and two grandchildren, Arron and Amy Krebsbach. Also surviving are one sister, Jeanette Guralski, Colby, one sister-in-law, Melanie Krebsbach, Colby, and one brother-in-law, Robert Wilichowski, Marathon.
The Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at St. John Catholic Church, Edgar. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar and again on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. There will be a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Ministry Home Care Hospice, Wells Nature View and Pine Ridge Assisted Living for the excellent care given to Urban during his stay.
|William "Bud" E. Denk, 88, died February 22nd, 2014|
|William "Bud" E. Denk, age 88, of Greenwood , died on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Clark County Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:30AM on Friday, March 14, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held at the church, on Friday, from 9:00AM until time of service.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marcy; his children: Brian (Julie) Denk of Greenwood, Cynthia Birkett of Madison, Susan (Paul) Zuehlke of Madison, Jill (Fred) Gregorich of Willard, Lorin (Kaila) Denk of Weston, Nancy (Ric) Brown of Fitchburg, Danny (Michelle) Denk of Stoughton, Douglas (Kris) Denk of Weston, David (Mary) Denk of Greenwood, and Riley (Kristy) Denk of Madison. He is further survived by on son-in-law, Gene Sowieja of Silt, CO; 20 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 3 brothers: Virgil Denk of Decorah, IA, John "Jack" Denk of Genesee Depot, WI, Ronald Denk of Cedarburg, WI; as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Clark County Health Care Center for the wonderful care, and to all the kind people of the Greenwood community who helped to "keep an eye out" for him.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Greenwood American Legion Post #238 or St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood.
|James Henry Furstenberg, 77, died February 19th, 2014|
|James Henry Furstenberg passed away on February 19, 2014, after a long battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Jim is survived by his wife, Barbara; his beloved godson and great-nephew, Evan Breidel; brother-in-law, Dr. Frederic (Janet) Gordon; sister-in-law, Marcia Goerbe; nephews, Charles (Beverly) Patterson, Ronald Patterson, Michael (Donna) Valiga, Richard (Linda) Valiga; Robert (Laurie) Valiga; Jim (Dorothy) Valiga, Richard (Sue) Pohlod, and Brady (Katie) Gordon; nieces Kathleen (Michael) McCaffery, Beth (Eric) Breidel, and Kate Gordon; great-nephews and great-nieces Bill (Maria) Patterson, Maria (Jeff) Sorce, Dan (Shannon) Valiga, Jeff (Sarah) Valiga, Tracy (Nick) LeGuillou, Sarah Pohlod, Nick Pohlod, Jason (Diana) Valiga, Grace Breidel; and 11 great-great-nephews and nieces (Emily, Michael, Alyssa, Isabella, Natalie, Kaylie, Lydia, Julia, Darren, Dominic, and Noah).
A celebration of life will be held at the First Unitarian Society Meeting House, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, WI on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at noon.
The family expresses gratitude to the caring staffs at the Carbone Cancer Center and Oak Park Place.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the University of Wisconsin Foundation Opera Program Fund, 1848 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53726-4090 or the UW Carbone Cancer Center, 600 Highland Avenue, K4/646, Madison, WI 53792-6164.