Our Obituaries

Irmgard Preu

April 9, 1922 - October 14, 2016

Irmgard Roessel Preu passed away at 7:03 p.m. on Friday evening, October 14, 2016 at the age of 94 in Galena, Illinois at the Galena-Stauss Nursing home hospice care unit, surrounded by her family. Irmgard was born in Schneeberg, eastern Germany in 1922, the daughter of Alfred and Helene Roessel. She had one brother, Rudolf Roessel, who was killed in WWII at the Russian front. Irmgard joined...
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Adam Vaudt

December 30, 1987 - October 13, 2016

Adam N. Vaudt, 28, Weston died Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Ascension- St. Clares Hospital, Weston, of diabetes related complications. Adam was born December 30, 1987 to Steve and Eileen (Orn) Vaudt in Waconia, Minnesota. He graduated from Concordia University, Wisconsin in May of 2010, where he met and later married Cassandra Snow on July 3rd, 2010. He became a daddy to Ava Kaylee on February...
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Mark Anthony Wierzba

September 3, 1956 - October 12, 2016

Mark Anthony Wierzba, (60), dedicated husband, father, son, brother and friend passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 after a courageous battle with ALS. Mark was born in Wausau, WI on September 3, 1956 to Chet and Grace Wierzba, of Weston, who will miss their son tremendously. He graduated from D.C. Everest H.S. in 1974 and attended North Central Technical College,...
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Elma Dillman

October 7, 2016

Elma was very ready to walk the Streets of Gold. She was anxious to meet her Lord and Savior in that heavenly city and to be reunited with her loved ones there. Elma Dillman, 97 years of Wausau, died peaceful on October 7, 2016 at home with her daughter by her side. Elma was born in Yale, South Dakota in 1919. She was the 15th child of 16 children. She graduated from Yale High School. Elma...
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Karen "KP" Philipp

December 16, 1953 - October 7, 2016

Karen Philipp, "KP", 62, passed away in her home on Friday, October 7, 2016 in Schofield, WI due to complications following a hard fought battle with cancer. Karen was born on December 16, 1953 in West Bend, WI. She graduated from DC Everest High School and received her bachelor's degree in Physical Education, with an emphasis in special needs, from the University of Wisconsin La Cross in...
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Edward Adam Wodalski

July 19, 1952 - September 21, 2016

Edward Adam Wodalski, 64, of Rothschild passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Ed was born July 19, 1952 in Wausau to Angeline (Glugla) and the late Adam Wodalski. Ed was a proud graduate of Newman High School and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He worked for 41 years in journalism. Among his many hobbies were auto racing, restoring old trucks and his '79 British Racing Green...
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Terry O. Dassler

January 14, 1954 - September 15, 2016

Terry O. Dassler, 62, Rothschild, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. Terry was born January 14, 1954 to Otto and Florence (Ramthun) Dassler in Wausau. He married Merry Jakubowski on May 3, 1975 in Schofield. He graduated from D. C. Everest High School in 1972. He was a long-time member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Schofield. Terry was...
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Agnes F. Benaszeski

April 14, 1928 - September 8, 2016

Agnes Frances Benaszeski, 88, died at home on September 8, 2016, with family at her side. Agnes was born in Chicago on April 14, 1928 to Peter and Frances (Falkowski) Nievinski. She married Herman (Herby) Anthony Benaszeski on September 11, 1948 and he preceded her in death on December 26, 2009. Agnes is survived by her seven children, Linda Benaszeski (Merlyn Burkard), Algoma, Gary (Annette)...
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Dale M. Gehring

May 31, 1939 - August 16, 2016

Dale Melvin Gehring passed from this earthly life to his eternal home in heaven on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the age of 77 at Mount View Care Center. Dale was born on May 31, 1939 in Wausau, WI to Melvin and Hazel (Isaacson)Gehring. He married Karen (Rodewald) Clemens on November 15, 1974. Together they raised six children. Dale was always active in the children's activities and involved...
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Virginia Ann Bures

August 26, 1928 - August 9, 2016

Virginia Ann Bures, age 87, died on August 9, 2016, at Theda Care Hospital in Waupaca, WI from complications of CHF and pneumonia. Virginia was born to Dorothy (Jenkins) and Melvin Petersen on August 26, 1928, in Wausau, WI. Married to the late John A. Whitman, together they had 4 children. On May 26, 1961, Virginia married the love of her life, Donald R. Bures, who adopted her 4 children. ...
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JoAnn Bernadine Vandenberg

June 26, 1934 - August 2, 2016

JoAnn Bernadine Vandenberg, 82, Rothschild, passed away peacefully, with her husband, Jim, by her side, on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. She was born on June 26, 1934 in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, the fifth of James and Ellen Hooyman's six children. JoAnn graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1952. On October 29, 1952, she married the love of her life, Jim Vandenberg. She was a loving and devoted wife....
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Kaylyn L. Moesch

August 8, 1942 - August 1, 2016

Kaylyn L. Moesch, 73, of Rothschild died on Monday, August 1, 2016 at Stoney River Assisted Living, Weston. Kaylyn was born in Rothschild to Kenneth and Evelyn (Means) Hanson on August 8, 1942. She graduated from Newman High School in 1960. On July 27, 1962 she married Ronald Moesch at St. Mark's Parish in Rothschild. He preceded her in death on February 18, 2010. Kay worked as a clerk...
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Joseph W. Zylka

March 15, 1923 - August 1, 2016

Joseph W. Zylka, 93, Weston, died Monday, August 1, 2016 at Tender Reflections, Weston. Joe was born to Polish immigrants Mark and Tillie (Cwanek) Zylka, who came to the United States to Ellis Island in New York, and later moved to Chicago where Joseph was born, on March 15, 1923. After graduating from high school he was drafted into the U. S. Army where he served honorably during WW II in...
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Aaron Fuss

June 8, 1956 - July 8, 2016

Aaron Fuss, age 60, of Wausau died on Friday, July 8, 2016 at home surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. Aaron was born on June 8, 1956 in Pensacola, Florida to Fredrick and Doris (Showell) Fuss. Aaron moved to Birnamwood as an adolescent. After graduating from Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School, Aaron attended North Central Technical College. He married...
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Shelly Parsells

April 9, 1965 - July 8, 2016

Shelly J. Parsells, 51, 2601 Strawberry Lane, Wausau died at home on Friday July 8, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Shelly was born April 9, 1965 in Wausau to Ronald and Joan (Buck) Wimmer. She married Greg Parsells on March 24, 1990 in Wausau. She was a graduate of UW Oshkosh with a degree in nursing and worked at Aspirus Hospital and most recently at Ministry St. Clare's Hospital...
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Dennis J. Daigle, Jr

April 3, 1966 - July 7, 2016

Dennis James Daigle, Jr., 50, passed away peacefully at home of neuroendocrine carcinoma on July 7, 2016. Dennis was born on April 3, 1966, to Dennis and Mary Daigle in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from D.C. Everest, earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from UW-Madison, and earned his master's degree in business administration from UW-Oshkosh. On September 26, 1992, he married...
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Ian J. L. Spoehr

March 5, 1997 - June 15, 2016

Ian J.L. Spoehr, age 19, died before his time on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Ian was born on March 5, 1997 in Wausau to Allen and Karen (Wildman) Spoehr. Ian was an avid PC gamer; he also enjoyed being outdoors and hunting, and loved spending time with family and friends at their land in Gleason. He was hopeful to join the Marine Corp. in the near future. Ian had lots of ups and downs in life...
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Katherine "Kay" Kinser

February 20, 1941 - June 10, 2016

Katherine "Kay" Kinser, 75, formerly of Hurley, WI, died on Friday, June 10, 2016, at Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital, Weston, surrounded by her family and friends. She has gone home to meet her savior, Jesus Christ. Kay was born February 20, 1941, to Nathan and Ruth (Guptill) Coffin, in Bath, Maine. She loved bird watching, flower gardens, her dog, Hannah, watching her grandchildren grow, and...
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Thomas R. Kluetz

July 1, 1945 - April 26, 2016

Thomas R. Kluetz, 70, of Mosinee peacefully went onto his eternal journey on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 with his three favorite girls by his side. Tom was born on July 1, 1945 to the late Alfred and Dorothy (Myska) Kluetz. After completing high school, Tom joined the United States Marine Corps. He proudly served his country from 1963-1967. He was proud to have served, proud of his country and...
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Jeanette M. "Jeannie" Hauge

April 1, 1952 - March 26, 2016

Jeanette M. "Jeannie" Hauge, died at her home on Saturday, March 26, 2016 after a brief illness. Jeannie was born on April 1, 1952 to Stanley and Sylvia (Sather) Tranberg. She grew up and attended school in Milwaukee, WI. On October 13, 1973 she married the love of her life, Robert "Bobby" Hauge at First Lutheran Church in Blair, WI. Throughout their married life they lived and worked in...
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Gary L. DeGraaff

November 1, 1944 - March 26, 2016

Gary L. DeGraaff, age 71, of Weston, died on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Ministry St. Clare's Hospital. Gary was born on November 1, 1944 in Milwaukee to the late Henry and Harriet (Waterkamp) DeGraaff. After graduating high school, Gary served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Germany for three years as a Medical Administrator. He was...
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Nancy J. Zunker

July 4, 1929 - March 23, 2016

Nancy J. Zunker, 87, of Wausau, died on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after a very short illness. Nancy was born in Wausau on July 4, 1929 to the late Werner and Lorraine Hammler Zastrow. On October 10, 1964 she married Eugene Zunker at St. John's Lutheran Church in the Town of Easton. Nancy attended Wausau Senior High School. After graduation she was employed as a...
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Kari Lyyn Bryant

June 13, 1975 - March 18, 2016

Kari Lynn Bryant (Sprague), age 40, Ringle, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at St Clares Hospital. Her final hours were spent surrounded by her loving family. She has suffered through many years with her "uninvited guest", breast cancer. Kari was born on June 13, 1975 in Wausau, daughter of the late Gerald and Loretta Sprague (Ostroski). She graduated from Wausau West High School in 1993...
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Richard "Dick" Beilke

August 21, 1952 - March 2, 2016

Richard "Dick" Beilke, age 63, of Ringle, died on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Dick was born on August 21, 1952 in Wausau to the late Robert A. "Bud" and Joan (Mathie) Beilke. He served his country honorably in the US Army Military Police serving in Germany during the Vietnam War. He married Ann Bohm on May 23, 1981 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wausau. Dick was...
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Jane O'Malley Loos

June 4, 1973 - March 2, 2016

KRONENWETTER - Jane Anne O'Malley Loos, 42, Kronenwetter, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in the presence of her family and the Lord. Jane was born June 4, 1973, in Rochelle, Ill., to Cornelius "Neil" and Billie O'Malley. She was the fifth of five girls. That's right, no boys. Jane grew up with the aforementioned four older sisters, which was no easy task, but she had a special...
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Kurt Karl Wilbert Hackbarth

August 25, 1921 - February 26, 2016

Kurt Karl Wilbert Hackbarth, beloved dad, grandpa and great-grandpa, devoted husband to the late Mildred, passed away Friday, February 26, 2016 with family by his side. Kurt was born August 25, 1921, at the home of his parents, Herbert and Ella Hackbarth, on the family farm in the Town of Scott, Lincoln County. Kurt married Mildred Storm – who had grown up in the neighboring town of Berlin...
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Shirley A. Krueger

September 25, 1930 - February 22, 2016

Shirley A. Krueger, age 85, of Wausau, died peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2016 at Wausau Manor with family at her side. Shirley was born on September 25, 1930 in Wausau to the late Henry and Esther (Langsdorf) Paulus. She married Robert W. Krueger on August 20, 1949 in Wausau. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2013. In her younger years, Shirley loved to dance and spend time at...
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Robert B. Rucinski

April 21, 1932 - February 16, 2016

Robert B. Rucinski, 83, of Weston, died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at his home. Robert was born April 21, 1932 to the late Joseph and Lucille (Abitz) Rucinski in Wausau. He enlisted in the U. S. Army when he was 18 and served in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged at the age of 21 with a rank of Sergeant First Class. Robert married Patricia Nowak on May 7, 1955. He was self...
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Roger William Marg

March 11, 1938 - February 15, 2016

Roger William Marg, 77, died peacefully at his home in Schofield on February 15, 2016, surrounded by family. He was the only child of William and Edna (Scheeler) Marg, Schofield, born March 11, 1938. He was confirmed at St Peter Lutheran Church, Schofield, where he was still a member. He attended Schofield Elementary and graduated in 1957 from D.C. Everest Senior High. Roger began his 40-year...
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Ricky W. Krause

February 22, 1953 - February 13, 2016

Ricky W. Krause, 62, of Weston, passed away after suffering a heart attack on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Ministry St. Clare Hospital with his family by his side. Ricky was born on February 22, 1953 to Albert and Joan Krause. He married Linda Stiel on October 2, 1973. Together they had three children: Kristin, Brad and Dusty. As time went on and after ten plus years of doing foster care...
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Erin Elizabeth Wanie

April 20, 1985 - February 1, 2016

Erin Elizabeth Wanie, 30, Weston, died Monday, February 1, 2016 at home, after a courageous battle with a long illness. Erin was born in Wausau on April 20, 1985 to the late Philip Wanie and Erlene (Grubbs) Ketchum of Weston. She was a D. C. Everest High School graduate and continued her education at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Erin was a loving person who enjoyed traveling,...
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Daniel Rupar

January 22, 1963 - January 30, 2016

Dan Rupar passed peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2016. He was born on January 22, 1963 in Menomonee Falls, Wi the son of the late Louis and Janet Rupar. He graduated from Menomonee Falls North in 1981, Ripon College in 1985, and University of Wisconsin Madison Law School in 1988. Dan was a respected corporate and estate planning attorney and served as the chair of the Trust &...
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Dolores R. Lewitzke

April 17, 1924 - January 28, 2016

Dolores R. Lewitzke, 91, Schofield, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Aspirus Wausau Hospice House. Dolores was born April 17, 1924 in Marathon, to the late Frank Sr. and Alvina (Henke) Rajek. She married Milton H. Lewitzke on January 25, 1947 in Wausau. He died November 1, 2006. She enjoyed her garden and working with her many flowers. She also enjoyed baking for her family. During her...
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Clarence Slivicki

March 1, 1929 - January 26, 2016

Clarence Slivicki, age 86, of Kronenwetter, died on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Tender Reflections Assisted Living. Clarence was born on March 1, 1929 in the Town of Reid to the late Leo and Emily (Charnecki) Sliwicki. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War in 1951. He was honorably discharged in 1953. Clarence married Irene Czarnecki on January 2, 1954 at St. Anne...
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Auxilda "Sally" Hunt

December 5, 1920 - January 18, 2016

Auxilda "Sally" Marie (Hardwig) Hunt, age 95, of Weston, died of natural causes on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Stoney River Assisted Living and Rehab. Sally was born on December 5, 1920 in St. Cloud, MN to the late Matthew and Mathilda (Weiner) Hardwig. She graduated from St. Benedict's High School. Sally married George S. Hunt on October 19, 1940 at St. Therese Catholic Church in Rothschild....
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Florence R. Peterson

September 16, 1924 - January 16, 2016

Florence R. Peterson, 91, Ringle, died Saturday January 16, 2016 at Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital, Weston. Florence was born September 16, 1924 to the late Max and Ella (Tiechen) Hentschel in the town of Easton. She married Alfred Zaugg and he preceded her in death in 1978. They had two daughters together. On June 25, 1980 Florence married Fred Peterson in Rothschild. He also preceded her in...
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Elizabeth "Betty" McKenna

November 3, 1949 - January 16, 2016

Elizabeth A. "Betty" McKenna, 66 of Weston, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 16, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born November 3, 1949, in Wausau, WI to the late Chester and Irene (Gavinski) Easker. Betty grew up in Wausau, and graduated from D.C. Everest High School. Following graduation she worked several years as a waitress at Betty's Lunch and Angelo's Pizza...
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Amy M. Rebella

January 19, 1970 - January 14, 2016

Amy M. (Ready) Rebella, 45, of Wausau, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on January 19, 1970, to Edwin and Beverly (Wagner) Ready. She grew up in Ringle, Wisconsin, attending DC Everest Senior High School and eventually graduating with her BFA Degree in Drawing and Painting from UW- Stevens Point. Amy went on...
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Ronald L. Green

June 22, 1947 - January 2, 2016

Ronald L. Green, 68, Rothschild, died Saturday, January 2, 2016 peacefully at his home. He was born June 22, 1947 in Wausau, the son of the late Morris T. and June E. (Fisher) Green. He graduated from Wausau High school (now Wausau East) in 1965 being a member of the high school marching band. In 1972 he married June L. Schmidt at Peace United Church of Christ in Schofield. Ron worked as a...
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M. Robert "Bob" Hart, Jr.

October 14, 1961 - December 29, 2015

M. Robert (Bob) Hart Jr., age 54, passed away on November 29, 2015 at his home. He was born on October 14, 1961 in Meadville, PA to M. Robert Hart Sr. and Darlene S. Hart. He graduated from Merrill High School in 1980 and later earned his teaching degree at UW Stevens Point. He married Brenda K. Delap on August 20, 1983 in Richland Center, WI and together they have 3 sons. He resided in...
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Arvilla L. Wendorf

May 31, 1930 - December 19, 2015

Arvilla L (Raasch) Wendorf passed away December 19, 2015 at Bell Tower Residence, Merrill, WI, with her daughters at her side. Arvilla was born May 31, 1930 in Merrill; the only child of Elmer and Hilda (Woller) Raasch. Arvilla loved music and often sang duets with her father; she would play the piano while he played the accordion. She continued to delight everyone throughout her life when...
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John R. Howard

March 15, 1933 - December 15, 2015

John R. Howard, 82, of Kronenwetter, passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. John was born on March 15, 1933 to the late John and Olive (McCauley) Howard in Superior, Wisconsin. He went on to marry Joanne Olsen in May, 1975. John received his DDS and went on to own his own dental clinic. John was a member of the Wausau Nordic Ski Club as well as the American Dental...
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Thomas George Jansen

September 11, 1942 - December 9, 2015

Thomas George Jansen, 73, of Kronenwetter, passed away unexpectedly at Aspirus Wausau Hospital on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Tom was born September 11, 1942 to the late George and Mildred (Schaffer) Jansen. He went on to marry his high school sweetheart, Joanne Marie Jelinek on June 8, 1963. They were married for 53 years. Tom retired from Witmer Industries as Owner/Vice President. He was...
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Carol Jean Bebermeier

August 24, 1948 - December 9, 2015

Carol Jean Bebermeier, 67, of Weston, passed away from complications from lung cancer, unexpectedly, Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at her home with her husband by her side. Carol was born August 24, 1948 to the late William and Francis (Stoltz) Lorenz. She went on to marry her best friend and the love of her life, Michael Bebermeier, on May 22, 1992. Carol retired from Wausau Med Mal Management...
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Betty Ann Kukulka

January 22, 1940 - December 4, 2015

"Her Wings Were Ready, But Our Hearts Were Not" Betty Ann Kukulka, 75, of Weston, WI was called to her heavenly home on Friday, December 4th after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Wausau, WI on January 22nd, 1940 to Joseph Roble Jr. and Grace (Jagler) Roble. She grew up on her family's farm located in Callon (Weston) and attended grade school at the old one room school house...
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Melva K Marsceau

October 28, 1922 - October 25, 2015

Melva K. Marsceau, 92, passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at home with her husband by her side. Melva was born October 28, 1922 in Grand Chute, Wisconsin to Sarah (Tompkins) and Adolph Kersten. The family moved to Wausau in 1927. She graduated from Wausau High School in 1941. Melva worked for many years at Employers Mutual. On July 3, 1948 she married...
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Mary L. Lewis

April 12, 1945 - October 15, 2015

Mary L. Lewis, 70, of Knowlton, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at St. Clare's Hospital. Mary was born on April 12, 1945 to the late John and Marjorie (Allen) Rassmussen. She went on to marry Bill Lewis on June 6, 1964 at Peace United Church of Christ in Schofield. Together they had three sons. Mary retired from Piper, Jaffery after 20 years as a...
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Deborah L. Lang

October 16, 1951 - October 14, 2015

Deborah L. Lang (Kaye) died at UW Hospital, surrounded by her loving husband, daughter, and sons, on October 14, 2015, in Madison, WI, due to complications of a cerebral lymphoma. She was 63. Deb was born on October 16, 1951 in Green Bay, WI, to Robert and Teola Kaye. She was the second of 7 children. She graduated from Green Bay West High School in 1970. In 1973 she married Virgil Lang; the...
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Kenneth King

March 31, 1946 - October 5, 2015

Kenneth King, age 69, of Schofield passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. He was surrounded by family and the loving staff at Tender Reflections in Weston. Ken was born on March 31, 1946 to Henry and Frances (Landowski) King. He graduated from DC Everest High School and began working at Greenheck Fan Corporation in 1967. Ken was the supervisor of the Gravity Department and retired after 42...
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Althea "Mac" McNamara

October 25, 1921 - October 4, 2015

Althea Mary Jean "Mac" McNamara, age 93, Weston, WI passed away on October 4, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Althea was born October 25, 1921 in Pearson, WI to John and Mae (Shadick) Smith. She graduated from Antigo High School in 1939. Althea married the love of her life, Thomas Edward McNamara, on June 20, 1942 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Althea was employed as credit manager...
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Joseph T. Sheilds, Jr.

October 2, 1952 - September 28, 2015

Joseph T. Shields Jr., age 62, of Schofield died Monday, September 28, 2015 under the care of Aspirus Hospice Services after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Joe was born on October 2, 1952 in Erie, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph and Barbara (Miller) Shields Sr. He later moved to Wausau and graduated from Wausau Newman High School in 1971. Joe married Lynn Nest on July 26, 1975 at St....
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Ann Elisa Thiele

August 23, 1960 - September 18, 2015

Ann Elisa Thiele, 55, of Rothschild, WI died Friday, September 18, 2015 at Iola Living Assistance in Iola Wisconsin. Ann was born August 23, 1960 in Neillsville, WI to Nancy (Meier) and the Rev. Evan Dieck. She graduated from Little Wolf High School in Manawa, WI. She went on to graduate from Wartburg College in Waverly, IA in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. She married the love...
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David L. Juedes

December 31, 1952 - September 16, 2015

David L. Juedes, 62, Hatley died Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at his home with his family and under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services. David was born December 31, 1952 to Herman "Bud" and Lorraine (Radtke) Juedes in Wausau. He married Abby (Alsberg) Stanecki on May 1, 1994 in Las Vegas, Nevada. David was a professional truck driver driving for various companies throughout...
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Alma "Ollie" Bresnahan

November 15, 1924 - September 12, 2015

Alma "Ollie" J. Bresnahan, age 90, of Wausau, died Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Our House Memory Center. Alma was born on November 15, 1924 in Wausau to the late Phillip and Emma (Zynda) Tafelski. She graduated from Wausau High School. She married the love of her life, William "Waxie" Bresnahan on October 19, 1946 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau. Family meant the world to Alma. ...
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Donald R. Shaw

June 25, 1939 - September 9, 2015

Donald R. Shaw, 76, of Schofield, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Mount View Care Center after a brief stay. Don was born on June 25, 1939 to the late Raymond and Renetta (Kostus) Shaw. He joined the National Guard soon after graduating from High School. He later went on to marry the love of his life Carol Christianson. Donald worked as a car salesman for most of his life,...
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Richard "Dick" Fischer

November 16, 1939 - August 25, 2015

My medical issues started in the fall of 2005. Overall, that period of living with polymyositis and pulmonary fibrosis was a medical challenge. Yes, I stopped all athletic activity and attempted to live a normal life until the Fall of 2014. As aggressively as the doctors tried to slow down this disease it was to no avail. And so, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...
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Viola M. Foss

July 19, 1921 - August 17, 2015

Viola Mae Foss "Sparky", 94, formerly of Fond du Lac, entered the gates of Heaven on August 17, 2015. She was born in Elvins, Missouri on July 19, 1921 to Clara E. (Pelate) Holley and Walter E. Holley Viola devoted her life to her family and the many friends she made along her journey. Throughout her life she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the hearts of so many. Everything...
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Janet Lynn Zurn

April 19, 1940 - August 8, 2015

Janet Lynn Zurn, age 75, Weston, Wisconsin passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at Rennes Health and Rehab Center, Weston under the care of Aspirus Hospice Services. . Janet was born on April 19, 1940, in Oshkosh, WI, to Dorothy (Koenig) and Frank Belanger. She married her one and only love, Gregory Zurn, on January 25, 1957, in Dubuque, Iowa. The marriage was officiated by her older...
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Janet Lynn Zurn

April 19, 1940 - August 8, 2015

Janet Lynn Zurn, age 75, Weston, Wisconsin passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at Rennes Health and Rehab Center, Weston under the care of Aspirus Hospice Services. . Janet was born on April 19, 1940, in Oshkosh, WI, to Dorothy (Koenig) and Frank Belanger. She married her one and only love, Gregory Zurn, on January 25, 1957, in Dubuque, Iowa. The marriage was officiated by her older...
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Albert "Pop" Pregont

July 16, 1923 - July 30, 2015

Albert "Pop" Pregont, 92, of Weston passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Albert was born in Wausau on July 16, 1923, son of the late Albert and Helen Pregont. He married Geraldine Smith on May 4, 1946 at St. Therese Catholic Church in Rothschild. Al was a graduate of Wausau High School. He was a veteran of WWII and member of the 86th Black Hawk...
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Robert J. Tesmer

December 1, 1953 - July 26, 2015

Robert J. Tesmer, 61, of Weston, died on Sunday July 26, 2015 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after complications from surgery. Bob was born on December 1, 1953 to the late William and Betty (Klosterman) Tesmer. Bob had a passion for music and all that came with it. He was a part of many bands playing guitar and singing, which led him to manage numerous local and regional bands including Clicker and...
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Cary A. Bell

July 28, 2015 - July 10, 2015

Cary A. Bell, age 55, of Rothschild died unexpectedly on Friday, July 10, 2015 while on his annual Canada fishing trip with his wife. Cary was born on July 28, 1959 in Canton, Ohio to the late William and Martha (Smith) Bell. After graduating from Canton South High School, he worked for the Timken Company and later for Mahoney Sash & Door. In 1988 he began his 27 year career with Kolbe and...
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Richard "Dick" Grange

June 10, 2015

Richard "Dick" Louis Grange, 80 of Whitney, TX, died June 10, 2015 at his home on Lake DuBay, WI. He was born in Elroy, WI to the late Louis Grange and Ruth Haskell. He graduated from Elroy High School, attended the University of Madison for one year and transferred to Saint Paul University where he met and married Marjorie McLaughlin on June 18, 1955 at Eau Claire, WI. She preceded him in...
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James V. Van Lieshout

April 7, 1921 - April 23, 2015

James V. Van Lieshout, 94, died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at home. He was born April 7, 1921 in Green Bay. He is the son of the late Albert Van Lieshout and Mary (Lefebvre) Van Lieshout. Jim proudly served his country with three of his brothers during WWII. He served from December 30, 1941 in the Pacific aboard the Coast Guard manned LST886. He was honorably discharged on January 3, 1947....
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Daryld T. Sowinski

November 18, 1947 - February 21, 2015

Daryld T. Sowinski, 67, Wausau died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born November 18, 1947 to Theodore and Irene (Wesenick) Sowinski in Wausau. After he graduated from D. C. Everest High School, Daryld enlisted in the U. S. Navy, serving his country honorably in Viet Nam on the USS Forrestal. He was a survivor of a rocket attack on that ship on July 29, 1967....
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Mary L Haff

March 20, 1992 - February 10, 2015

Mary L. Haff, 66, Weston, died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Aspirus Hospice House, Wausau. Mary was born March 20, 1948 to the late Leslie and Vivian (Sybeldon) Meyer in Wausau. She married Bruce Haff on October 7, 1967 in Rothschild. He preceded her in death in 1992. Mary was formerly employed at Goodwill in Weston until retirement in 2011. She enjoyed reading and her cats. ...
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Rebecca "Becca" Marie Lease

September 9, 1995 - December 24, 2014

Rebecca "Becca" Marie Lease, 19, Weston, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 with her unborn son Brennan Joseph Gorski. Becca, along with her twin sister Rachel, were born on September 9, 1995 to Dale Lease and Ellen Hunt. She was a D.C. Everest graduate and had been employed at The Deb and Petsmart. Becca loved figure skating and was a member of the Timber Line Figure Skating...
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Michael A. Hruska

July 7, 1993 - December 24, 2014

Michael A. Hruska, age 21, lost his two year battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Aspirus Hospital, Wausau, Wisconsin. Michael was born July 7, 1993 in Wausau to Ronald and Colleen (Boerner) Hruska. Michael was a 2012 graduate of D. C. Everest High School. He was a freshman at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota when he was diagnosed with an osteosarcoma tumor...
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Wayne E Nelsen

December 29, 1942 - December 3, 2014

Wayne E. Nelsen, died Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at North Central Health Care Center, Wausau. Wayne was born in Northfield, MN December 29, 1942. He graduated from Northfield, MN Sr. High School in 1960. Wayne joined the U.S. Navy shortly after his graduation, attending boot camp in San Diego, CA then being stationed in Key West, FL, Morocco (where he met his wife, Judy), and in Norfolk, VA. ...
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Roger James Blom

August 1, 1930 - November 16, 2014

Roger James Blom, 84, Rothschild, died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after almost five years of a courageous battle with Leukemia. He was the first of five children born to Lawrence Blom Sr. and Louise Dehn Blom on August 1, 1930 in Lessor, WI. He attended school in Green Bay and earned his GED while enlisted in the U. S. Army. He enlisted in the Army on August 11...
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Bonnie Kay Engberg

March 25, 1947 - October 30, 2014

Bonnie Kay Engberg, age 67, of Schofield, formerly of Tomahawk, died Thursday, October 30, 2014 at home under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice with her loving family by her side. Bonnie was born on March 25, 1947 in Racine. She married John A. Engberg on October 26, 1964 in Racine. They were married 50 wonderful years. Bonnie was an amazing crafter and sewer. She was also an avid...
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Daniel Lee Lemke

November 3, 1950 - October 9, 2014

Daniel Lee Lemke, 63, Wausau died October 9, 2014 under the care of Aspirus Hospice House and his family. Dan was born November 3, 1950 to the late Marcus and Ardell (Steffen) Lemke in Wausau. He married Sara Sickler on November 16, 1991 in Town of Pine River in Lincoln County. Dan served his country honorably as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps from January, 1970 to January 1974. ...
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Marje M. Zeichert

November 11, 1941 - September 22, 2014

Marje M. Zeichert, 73, of Rothschild, Wisconsin, won her battle against Alzheimer's disease on September 22 at Stoney River Memory Care in Weston, WI. Her sons, Eric and Brian, were at her side. Affectionately known by her students as "Missuzz Z", Zeichert taught English at various Catholic schools, Wausau West and Cimarron Memorial High School in Las Vegas, NV for 37 years before retiring in...
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Jerry Olson

August 17, 1958 - August 6, 2014

This is a tribute to our father, Jerry Olson, who passed away August 6th, 2014. It seems impossible to sum a person up in a few words or with personal stories. This is the case for our father. He was and will always be so much more than we can ever sum up in words. He was the kind of man that could walk into a room and own it, with his devastating good looks, his charm, and that smile-you...
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Adena "Pat" Slagoski

June 7, 1936 - October 22, 2013

Adena "Pat" Slagoski, age 77, of Weston died Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Garden Side Crossing at North Central Health Care Center, Wausau after a battle with Alzheimer's Disease and lung cancer. Pat was born on June 7, 1936 in Medford to the late Clarence and Dorothy (Hadenfeldt) Brecke. She grew up as a farm girl in Stetsonville and would later marry Larry Slagoski. They were married for...
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Ralph F. Lattyak

January 26, 1926 - September 24, 2013

Ralph F. Lattyak, 87, Schofield, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Ralph was born on January 26, 1926 to the late Matt and Anna (Gavelda) Lattyak in the Town of Wausau. He married Betty Laszewski, June, 1954 in Wausau. Ralph served in the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne 1944-1948. He was co-owner of Double-Cola Bottling, Schofield. Survivors include his wife Betty;...
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Eve Alice Westaby

September 8, 1926 - September 19, 2013

Eve Alice Westaby, 87 of Weston, WI passed away on Thursday September 19th, 2013. She was born in Cleveland, OH on September 8th 1926. She married Dale Westaby in Reno, NV. Eve lead a full and rich life. She was a loving wife, mother, homemaker, business owner, Sunday school teacher, matchmaker, and even an amateur clown for little kids. Eve loved cooking and baking and was known...
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Dawn M. McDougal-Kern

August 9, 2013

Dawn M. McDougal-Kern of Kronenwetter died Friday, August 9, 2013. Dawn was born in Antigo to the late Alfred Spengler and Adele Schultz. She was married to Gene McDougal on June 9, 1950 and together they had five children. On July 13, 1993 she married Robert Kern. Dawn attended Antigo High School and earned her nursing degree from Northcentral Technical College, Wausau. Her interests...
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Dale D. Sickler

February 16, 1932 - August 8, 2013

Dale D. Sickler, 81, Weston, died Thursday, August 8, 2013 at Ministry St. Clare's Hospital. Dale was born in Wausau on February 16, 1932 to the late George and Emily (Luebbe) Sickler. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. On June 11, 1955 he was married to Dawn (Schoeneman) in Wausau. She preceded him in death. Dale was a very active member of his church serving on...
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Donald L. Jensen

September 17, 1938 - July 18, 2013

Donald L. Jensen, 74, Mosinee, died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Donald was born September 17, 1938 to the late Alvin and Elma (Maki) Jensen in Milwaukee, WI. He married Beverly Nelson on October 7, 1961 in Bailey's Harbor, WI. Donald served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1959. He received commendation for attaining the highest scholastic average...
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Timothy Lodholz

July 9, 1953 - June 23, 2013

Timothy Lodholz, 59, Ringle, a bright light in this world, went dim when Tim, our beloved husband, dad, papa, son and brother was taken from us suddenly on June 23, 2013. His presence always brought joy and laughter to those who surrounded him and now our hearts are heavy with sadness. While he enjoyed hunting and fishing his number one priority in his life was his family. Everyday his actions...
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David Llewyllyn Edwards

August 16, 1947 - Unknown

David Llewyllyn Edwards died peacefully at the age of 68 on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. David was born on August 16, 1947 in Nashotah, Wisconsin. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. He, along with his beloved wife Jeanette, enjoyed many interests and hobbies together. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling, skiing, and watching baseball, football, and NASCAR. David was well liked in the...
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