Obituaries

Thu
21
Sep

Anna M. Marquardt

Anna Mae (Norton) Marquardt, 94, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

Anna was born on March 20, 1923, in the town of Wescott on the home farm, a daughter of the late William Sr. and Jessie (Lake) Norton. On June 4, 1943, Anna was united in marriage to Clifford (Chip) Marquardt. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1978.

Anna was a lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She held various factory and cleaning jobs throughout her life. Anna loved being with her family and friends, her beloved animals (especially her granddog, Bree Anna, and her grandcat, Tom), gardening, yard work and playing cards.

Thu
21
Sep

Jody R. Ludvigsen

Jody R. Ludvigsen, 61, of Menasha, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday evening, Sept. 17, 2017, at the ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah.

Jody was born in Clintonville on April 28, 1956, as the son of the late James “Jim” and Josephine (Carlson) Ludvigsen. He graduated from Shawano High School in 1974 and soon after entered into service with the United States Navy for a short while. Jody was united in marriage to Mariann Desten on Aug. 15, 1975, in Appleton. The couple resided in Kaukauna prior to moving to Menasha where they lived since.

Jody started working as a papermaker for the old Bergstrom Paper Mill, which later became P.H. Gladfelter in Neenah. He retired in 2006 as the mill was shut down.

Wed
20
Sep

Peggy E. Paiser

Peggy E. Paiser, 58, of Pardeeville, passed away on Sept. 17, 2017. Peggy was born on Nov. 2, 1958, in Clintonville, the daughter of John and Joan (Ferg) Rosnow. She graduated from Clintonville High School in 1977. She married Thomas Paiser on Oct. 27, 1979, at Christus Lutheran Church. She worked as a caregiver for REM where she had many special clients, with one client that will hold her heart forever.

Peggy’s greatest joy in life was being a loving wife and mom. Whenever she could, Peggy would find time to socialize with family and friends. She was big-hearted, strong-willed, enthusiastic, keen on putting the needs of others first, and always saw the best in every situation.

Wed
20
Sep

Howard H. Schowalter

Howard Harvey Schowalter, 78, of Shawano, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Howard was born in Germantown on Sept. 15, 1939, to the late Edwin P. and Clara A. (Dhein) Schowalter. On April 3, 1963, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving our country until his honorable discharge on March 26, 1965.

On Jan. 4, 1969, Howard was united in marriage to Kathleen Gabriel at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Woodland. He farmed until 1995 and then worked at Aarrowcast for 16 years before retiring. Howard was a member of the American Legion and Christ Lutheran Church in Hintz, where he served as the past secretary. He loved going to rummage sales, collecting steins and John Deere memorabilia.

Wed
20
Sep

Eric J. Kuckuk

Eric John Kuckuk, 56, of Bonduel, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Texas.

Eric was born in Viroqua on Oct. 2, 1960, the son of Constance (Stoehr) Kuckuk and the late David Kuckuk. Eric and his family were very active in Boy Scouts of America throughout his youth. He was a graduate of East High School in Madison, where he participated on the wrestling team. Eric also enjoyed helping out on his Uncle Buck’s farm over the years.

On Jan. 5, 1985, Eric was united in marriage to Jeanette Lessner in Madison. Together the couple raised three daughters. Eric was a talented woodworker and his passion for building led to a career that saw him build numerous log homes throughout the United States. In his free time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, sailing, traveling and time spent at the family cabin on Shawano Lake.

Wed
20
Sep

Rosella M. Siefert

Rosella Mae Siefert, 91, of Shawano, died on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Atrium Post-Acute Care, Shawano, under the care of ThedaCare at Home.

Rosella was born on March 21, 1926, to the late David and Mimmie (Zabel) Raddant in the town of Waukechon. On Sept. 27, 1952, Rosella was united in marriage to Emil Siefert at St. John Lutheran Church, Belle Plaine, by the Rev. L. Bernthal. The couple lived in the town of Waukechon all their married life. Emil preceded her in death in 1993. Rosella moved to an apartment in Shawano in 1997.

Rosella was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church, Belle Plaine. She was a charter member of the Ladies Aid and the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. Rosella enjoyed working at the LCFS thrift store and was also employed for 13 years at Maple Lane Health Care in Shawano.

Rosella loved spending time with her family. It was one of her favorite traditions to go for lunch at Angie’s Main Café after church on Sundays.

Wed
20
Sep

Ann M. Marquardt

Ann M. Marquardt, 94, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Maple Lane in Shawano.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements.

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Sat
16
Sep

Thelma A. Neosh

Thelma Ann Neosh, 84, of Neopit, passed away on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Thelma was born in Keshena on Dec. 14, 1932, the daughter of the late John J. and Edmere (Longly) Waubanascum. On April 7, 1956, Thelma was united in marriage to Mose Neosh in Shawano. He preceded her in death on March 6, 1992.

Thelma lived on the Menominee Reservation most of her life and worked at the Menominee Tribal Clinic, Menominee Aging and the Wolf River CBRF. Thelma enjoyed cooking, craftwork and taking rides, but more than anything, she loved spoiling her grandchildren.

Fri
15
Sep

Wayne B. Protzmann

March 15, 1925 ~ Sept. 14, 2017

Loving husband of Arlene, loving father of Denise, Keith and Carter (Sharon), loving grandfather and great-grandfather, and loving many others.

No services. Private interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

swedbergfuneralhome.com

Thu
14
Sep

Wayne J. Higgins Jr.

Wayne J. Higgins Jr., 67, of Gresham, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, Sept. 11, 2017, in Green Bay, following a lengthy illness.

Wayne was born on Feb. 11, 1950, in Browning, Montana, a son of the late Wayne Sr. and Ursala (Walters) Higgins. He attended Browning schools, graduating from Browning High School in 1968. Following school, he entered the United States Army, serving one tour in Vietnam.

Upon returning from the service, Wayne entered the Bureau of Indian Affairs Police Academy. He became a supervisor of the tribal police department investigators for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, where his jurisdiction included Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Iowa.

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