|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.
|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.
|Veronica M. Beck, 108, died March 5th, 2014|
|Veronica M. Beck, 108, Marshfield, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital Palliative Care, Marshfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Marshfield. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:00 am until service time at St. John's Catholic Church. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
She is survived by her 5 daughters, JoAnne (Frank) Nikolay, Jr. of Auburndale, Patricia Ottelien of Marshfield, Sr. Judith Marie S.S.M. of Oshkosh, Lois (Marc Jones) Beck of Madison, and LeaRae (Dennis) Galarowicz of Madison. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister, Theresa Zellner of Stratford.
Memorials may be designated in her name to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or Ministry St. Joseph's Palliative Care.
The family wishes to thank the staff and residents of Miller Alternative Care for their kindness and devotion to Veronica.
|Annie Kilmer, 62, died March 4th, 2014|
|Annie Kilmer, age 62, of Neillsville, WI died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at her home.
She is survived by her husband, Aaron, five children, Doyle of Neillsville, Crystal (Evan) Martin of Lost Creek, WV, Gary Kilmer of Versailles, MO, Brenda (Duane) Martin of Narvon, PA and Nevan Kilmer of Neillsville, WI. Six Grandsons, her mother, Amanda Kemp of Arcola, IL and eight siblings, Katie (Harold) Dampier of Plainfield, WI, Noah (Jayne) Kemp of Neoga, IL, Rose (Danny) Clapp of Kansas, IL, Amanda (Keith) Gove of Jefferson City, MO, Mary (Randy) Dierkens of Mattoon, IL, Samuel (Jeri) Kemp of Hosts Summit, MO, Betty (Mitchell) Evans of Lafayette, TN and Nancy (Ken) Byard of Arcola, IL.
Funeral Services for Annie will start at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014. Interment will be in the Pine Grove Mennonite Cemetery in Granton, WI, with services to follow at the Pine Grove Mennonite Church. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday at the Mayflower Store, W2332 US Hwy. 10, Granton, WI 54436.
|Carl William Gannigan, 64, died March 4th, 2014|
|Carl William Gannigan, age 64, of Auburndale, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield with his family by his side.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home (1010 E. Veterans Parkway) in Marshfield. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of services at the funeral home on Saturday.
Carl is lovingly survived by his father: Leslie Gannigan; children: William Gannigan, Joanne (Dean) Leibl, Robert (Megan) Gannigan, and John Gannigan; 5 grandchildren; 3 brothers; and a sister.
|Harold F. Dye, 67, died March 4th, 2014|
|Harold F. Dye, 67, Pittsville, died on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Bethel Center, Arpin.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pittsville. Burial will take place in Mound Cemetery, Pittsville. The visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Buchanan / Rembs Funeral Home, Pittsville and on Saturday from 10:00 am until service time at St. John's Lutheran Church.
He is survived by a brother, Ronald (Shirley) Dye and a sister, Audrey Dye, all of Arpin. He is further survived by nephews, Rick and Jon Dye and a niece, Laurie Dye.
|Pearl R. Darge, 71, died March 4th, 2014|
|Pearl R. Darge, age 71, of Spencer, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.
A funeral service will be held at 2PM on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Life Tributes Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will follow in East Thorp Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Sunday at the funeral home in Spencer from 12noon until time of services.
She is lovingly survived by her son: Jeff (Tammy) Darge of Hixton; five daughters: Tammy (Gary) Cook of Owen; Vicky (Dwight) Treankler of Abbotsford; Billee (Rod) Kerksieck of Greenwood; Connie (Jon) Strey of Loyal and Paula (Todd) Krasselt of Loyal; her grandchildren: Jamie, Larrisa, Daniel, Travis, Nicole, Jason, Jennifer, Jimmy, Stephanie, Eric, Cassandra, Courtney, Alex, Amanda, Eric, Erin, Tara and Tonia. Pearl is further survived by 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Alfrieda (Troy) Austin of Abbotsford and Alice Bender of Withee.
|Barbara Ann Angel, (Jensen), , 82, died March 2nd, 2014|
|Barbara Ann Angel (nee Jensen), born Aug. 9, 1931 in Plato Center, IL, passed away March 2, 2014 in her rural Granton home.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 65 years, Frank Angel, Sr., daughters Colleen Angel (Stevens Point), Bonnie Christner (Marshfield), Mrs. Karen (Bruce) Stanley (Marshfield), son Frank (Donna) Angel, Jr. (Granton); grandchildren Daniel Berger (Plover), Michael Christner (Wausau), Adam (Jana) Christner (Nuremburg, Germany), Mrs. Julianne (Carl) Hayenga (Schofield); sister Mrs. Mary (Jim) Bennett (Walla Walla, WA), brother Joseph Jensen (Elgin, SC) and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service/party/celebration of life and luncheon will be held at Wildwood Park Pavilion at the Chicago Northwest station in Marshfield, Saturday March 8, 2014 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm.
Cards of condolence/comfort may be sent to Frank Angel, Sr. N5524 Pine Lane Ave., Granton, WI 54436.
|Richard N. Schill, 78, died March 2nd, 2014|
|Richard N. Schill, 78, Wisconsin Rapids, died unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep on March 2, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Thursday March 6, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM Wednesday March 5, 2014 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids and again at the church Thursday from 10:30-11:30 AM. There will be a Knights of Columbus Rosary held at 6:30 PM Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date. Military rites will be performed at the church by American Legion Post #9 of Wisconsin Rapids.
In addition to his loving wife of 51 years, Milly, he is survived by his four children Mary Ellen Schill (Anita Seering) of Wausau, Susan Schill (Tammy Shoemaker) of Wisconsin Rapids, Karen Schill (Craig Lambert) of Wisconsin Rapids and Michael Schill of Madison, and grandchildren Harrison and Josephine Lambert.
Dick is also survived by his eleven brothers and sisters and their spouses, who we know loved their big brother so much; Donald (Lucille) Schill of Auburndale, Ann (Richard) See of Wisconsin Rapids, Betty (Paul) Strub of Auburndale, Lucille (Emil) Oertel of Auburndale, Tom (Lynette) Schill of Auburndale, Sarah (Len) Strigel of Wisconsin Rapids, Joe (Judy) Schill of Wisconsin Rapids, Kathleen (Marvin) Klawikowski of Wisconsin Rapids, Mary (Dave) Jepsen of Vesper, Jane Hahn of Vesper and Helen (George) Swetz of Auburndale.
Memorial contributions can be directed to Incourage Community Foundation for a charitable fund that will be established in his name.
|Frances E. Seefeld, 87, died March 1st, 2014|
|Frances E. Seefeld, age 87, of Colby but formerly of Spencer, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Spencer. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery in the town of Brighton. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 4PM until 8PM at Life Tributes Funeral Home in Spencer and again on Saturday at the church from 10AM until time of services.
She is lovingly survived by her two daughters: Paula (Dean) Hanson of Loyal and Noreen (Jim) Troiber of Medford; a son Alan (Mary) Seefeld of Spencer; her grandchildren: Deann (Russ) Radtke of Colfax; Rob (Cheryl) Hanson of Wausau; Cory House of Medford; Julia (Jordan) Hoesley of Arcadia; David (Michelle) Seefeld of Chili and Emily (Dustin) Weiler of Arpin. Frances is further survived by her great-grandchildren: Jake and Mara Radtke; Brett House; Elizabeth and Lindsey Hoesley, Leila and Natalie Seefeld along with other relatives and many friends.
|Richard Louis Hart, 81, died March 1st, 2014|
|Richard Louis Hart, 81 of Neillsville, Wisconsin passed away of natural causes on Saturday, March 1, 2014 under comfort care at the House of The Dove in Marshfield.
In accordance with Mr. Hart’s wishes, a private memorial service will be held in the spring.
Surviors include his children Richard (Aeli) Hart of Baltimore, MA; George (Peggy) Hart, of Sparta, WI; Michael (Kathy) Hart of Neillsvile, WI.; Jo Kaczor of Neillsbille, WI; Debbie (Kenny) Witt of Spartenburg, SC.; Beth (Dale) Mroz of Spencer, WI; 22 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren and one sister, Georgianna.
A special thank you to the staff at the House of the Dove in Marshfield for making Richards final days peaceful and as comfortable as possible
| Marian Louise Smrecek, 81, died February 28th, 2014|
|Marian Louise Smrecek, age 81, of Loyal, died at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital, in Marshfield, on Friday, February 28, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Willard. Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 9:30am until time of service.
She is survived by 7 children: David of Brookfield, Diane (Ray) Tenut of Big Lake, MN, Danny "Smack" of Loyal, Dale (Penny) of Greenwood, Jennifer "Dawn" (Kevin Wallick) Ryan of Landenberg, PA, Dean of Marshfield, Dana (Randy) Smrecek-Bennett of Cadott; 9 grandchildren: Erich Smrecek, Nicholas Smrecek, Douglas Tenut, Marcus Smrecek, Cory Smrecek, Kyle Smrecek, Luke Smrecek, Sierra RyanWallick and Zac Smrecek; 2 great grandchildren: Amarah and Amaya Smrecek; one brother: Michael (Kandi) Podrovitz of Willard; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Anthony Catholic Church, in Loyal, or the Clark County Humane Society, in Neillsville, in Marian's name.
|Armelda Elizabeth Koller , 85, died February 28th, 2014|
|Armelda Elizabeth Koller (Johnson) 85, passed away on February 28, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am Thursday, March 6, 2014 at St. Kilian's Catholic Church in Blenker. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitations will be from 4-8pm Wednesday, March 5th at the Martens/Rembs Funeral Home in Junction City and again on Thursday at the church from 10am until service time. There will be a Parish Council of Catholic Women Rosary service at 7pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
She is survived by her children and their spouses; Donald (Sandra) Koller of Stillwater, MN; David (Joan) Koller of Jordan, MN; William Koller of Milladore; Raymond (fiancée Irene) Koller, Jr. of Milladore; Cindy Koller of Pittsburg, CA, Karen (Jeff) Holt of Eden Prairie, MN; Ann (Wayne) Buchberger of Hancock ; Allen (Kelly) Koller of Sobieski; Randy Koller and special friend Tracey of Almond; 17 grandchildren and brothers; Earl Johnson of Wisconsin Rapids and Jerry (Darlene) Johnson of Nekoosa and sisters, Marie Hamm of Wisconsin Rapids; Lois Bathke of Wisconsin Rapids; and Jane Johnson of Nekoosa.
The family would like to provide a special thanks to the loving staff at North Haven Assisted Care, where she was a resident for the past four years, and who became her extended family; and the caring staff at Heartland Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Kilian's Catholic Church in Blenker, WI.
|Catherine Anne Engels, 54, died February 28th, 2014|
|Catherine Anne Engels, age 54, of Delano, MN, passed away peacefully February 28, at her home.
Cathy will be missed, loved, and in the hearts of her loving husband and best friend, Marty; children, Jerome Verch of Marshfield, Wis.; Sarah Engels of Delano; Jessica (Martin) Erlandson Onalaska; Trisha Engels of St. Paul; Anthony Engels of Brainerd; parents, Jerome J. and M. Dianne Hagman of Marshfield, Wis.; siblings, Charles F. (Jill) Hagman of Marshfield, Wis.; and Maureen (Russell) Lewis of Hudson, WI; grandchildren, Landon Verch, Wrigley and Easton Erlandson, Kyra, Chloe, and Zachary Engels; nephew and nieces, Benjamin and Margaret Lewis ,and Shannon and Elise Hagman. She adored her cats, Snickers (little shorty), Dexter (BOO), Beans (Big Shorty), and Novy.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 235 S. 2nd St. Delano, Minnesota. Gathering of family and friends will be held in Martha's Hall of the St. Peter Catholic Church from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, prior to the Mass.
|Oliver M. Whitlow, 79, died February 28th, 2014|
|Oliver M. Whitlow, age 79 years, died Friday, February 28, 2014 at his residence in the Town of Goodrich, Wisconsin.
A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Goodrich Community Church, Town of Goodrich. Visitation from 11:00 AM until time of service Saturday at the church.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ruth; his sister, Vesta of FL; his brother, Dean (Glenda) Whitlow of KY.
|Melvin G. Weis, 62, died February 25th, 2014|
|Melvin G. Weis, 62 of Marshfield died on Tuesday evening, February 25, 2014 as a result of an accidental train accident.
Family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 1-3:00pm at the Rembs Funeral Home in Marshfield.
Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery with his parents.
Melvin is survived by his brothers and sisters, Kenneth, Margaret, Karlene, Stephen, David Weis all of Marshfield, JoAnne (Huu) Tran of Garden Grove, CA, Phillip Weis, of Stoughton and John (Pauline) Weis of Auburndale.
|Winifred ”Kiki” R. Daulton, 77, died February 24th, 2014|
|Winifred ”Kiki” R. Daulton, 77, Rochester, Indiana died on Monday February 24, 2014 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Palliative Care, Marshfield.
A celebration of her life will be held at The First Baptist Church in Rochester, Indiana on March 9, 2014 where a visitation will begin at 4:00 and a service at 4:30. Burial will take place in Athens Cemetery in Athens, Indiana.
She is survived by 3 children and 6 grandchildren, her children are David (Pam) Daulton, Jr. of Rochester, IN. and their children, Krystle and
Krystopher ( Hilliary) Daulton; Tab (Cheryl) Daulton of Buffalo, NY and their son Thomas; and Carey (William) Weister of Marshfield, WI and their children Clayton and Tabitha. She is also survived by an honorary granddaughter Jodi Michele Richardson of Norton Shores, MI. She is further survived by a sister, Charlotte Dillon of Odessa, TX.
Donations may be made to Ronald McDonald Children Charities or the
|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.
|John A. Madsen, 80, died February 14th, 2014|
|John A. Madsen, age 80, formerly of Neillsville and Eau Claire, joined his heavenly family on Valentine's Day, 2014 under a full moon. |
A private memorial service will take place at a later date.
John is survived by nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, LeRoy Hagen and Herb Kallas. He is further survived by good friends, Gary and Pat Moschkau.
Memorials would be appreciated to the Clark County Jail, now a historical museum, in which John spent some of his early years when his father was Clark County Sheriff.
The family would also like to thank the Clark County Health Care Center for their wonderful care and concern over many years that John was a resident.