Obituaries

Wed
18
Jul

Clyde O. ‘Ike’ Hoffman

Clyde Owen “Ike” Hoffman, 89, of Gresham, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018, in Appleton. Clyde was born on Nov. 28, 1928, in the Town of Herman, son of the late Alexander and Selma Anna (Heins) Hoffman. In 1951, he enlisted into the United States Army, serving our country until his honorable discharge in 1952. On Sept. 4, 1954, Clyde was united in marriage to Carol Raddant in Wausau. Clyde lived in the Town of Herman all of his life. He was a partner in Hoffman Transit, Hoffman Wood Fiber and the Hoffman Homestead. Clyde was a member of the Gresham American Legion Post 390 and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gresham Ward. In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling, softball, motorcycle rides and going to auctions.

Wed
18
Jul

Sylvester J. Socha

Sylvester J. “Sy” Socha, 80, of the Town of Washington, Bonduel, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, July 16, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Sy was born April 13, 1938, in the Town of Angelica, Shawano County, to the late Casimir and Adeline (Skarzynski) Socha. He attended country schools, graduating from Pulaski High School in 1956. He then entered the United States Army, serving from 1956 until 1958. Upon returning from the service, he attended University of Wisconsin-River Falls where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational agriculture and industrial arts.

Wed
18
Jul

Robert J. Tucker

Robert John Tucker, age 83, of Neopit, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at his home. Robert was born in Keshena on Nov. 26, 1934, son of the late Elmer and Jenny (Dodge) Tucker. Robert served our country honorably in the United States Army. On Feb. 2, 1957, in Neopit, he was united in marriage to Violet James, who preceded him in death on July 20, 2014. Robert worked as a truck driver for Menominee Lumber Mill for many years. He later worked for Menominee Transit. Robert is a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Neopit.

Wed
18
Jul

Eugene J. Frank

Eugene J. “Gene” Frank, 89, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 16, 2018, at Atrium Post Acute Care Center of Shawano at Evergreen, with his family by his side.

Gene was born on June 20, 1929, in Shawano, a son of the late Leo and Fern (Smith) Frank. Gene was proud that he was born and raised in the Mooseyard. He attended Shawano High School, graduating with the class of 1947. After high school, he worked on the family farm which he later took over and ran himself for 55 years. On Feb. 22, 1958, Gene was united in marriage to the former Joanne VandenHeuvel at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Gene was a lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church and was an active member of the farm bureau.

Wed
18
Jul

Rosa Bontrager

Rosa (Yoder) Bontrager, 74, Bonduel, passed away at home on Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was surrounded by family.

She leaves behind her husband, Ezra H. Bontrager; her children, Mabel (Freeman) Yoder, Orpha (Lee) Yoder, Harry (Edna Mae) Yoder, Lonnie (Norma) Schwartz, Christy (Anna) Hershberger, Rachel (David) Plank, Allen (Elsie) Miller, Martha (Eli) Mullet, Dennis (Mary) Miller, Viola (Sam) Miller, Willis (Mary) Yoder, Milo (Edna Ellen) Schmucker and Elvesta (Floyd) Schmucker. She also leaves 96 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Friends and relatives began calling at the residence of the family at noon Monday, July 16, 2018. Visitation will continue until 9 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Interment will be in Valley View Cemetery, Washington, Wisconsin.

Legacy Funeral Chapels of Gillett is assisting the family.

Sat
14
Jul

Beulah Maye DuBois

Beulah Maye DuBois, 84, of Shawano, formerly of River Falls, passed away July 11, 2018, at the Atrium Post Acute Care Center in Shawano. She was born March 19, 1934, in Montgomery County, Tennessee. Maye grew up and graduated high school in Montgomery County, Tennessee. At the age of 21, she met Bernard “Bernie” DuBois on Sunday, May 29, 1955. Madly in love, they married two days later on Tuesday, March 31, and spent a joyous 39 years together until Bernie passed away Feb. 23, 1995. After marrying a soldier, her life became a great adventure filled with travel and journeys to all corners of the world. One of her fondest memories included spending one year in Okinawa, Japan.

After Bernie’s retirement from the United States Army, they built a home and settled down in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. While living in Cottage Grove, Maye volunteered as a Cub Scout den mother, as well as doing further volunteer work at St. Rita’s Catholic Church.

Fri
13
Jul

Franklin C. Thomas

Funeral services for Franklin C. Thomas will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano. The Rev. Dr. Timm Griffin will officiate. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until the time of service. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Fri
13
Jul

Jean M. Kupper

A funeral service for Jean M. Kupper will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. The Rev. Dr. Timm Griffin will officiate. Visitation will begin at the church at 9 a.m. and continue until the time of service.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Fri
13
Jul

Adele M. Nordwig

Adele M. Nordwig, of Tomah, formerly of Bowler, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at A Touch of Home assisted living, Tomah.

She was born on Oct. 8, 1928, in Bonduel, daughter of the late John and Ida (Heller) Liesner. On June 6, 1955, she married Harry Nordwig in Bonduel. He preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 2002.

Adele worked as a bookkeeper for the Bowler School District for 31 years, a job she truly enjoyed. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Tilleda, and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tomah, where she was a part of their Sarah Circle and Elderberries. She enjoyed needlework, knitting, crocheting, sewing, cross stitch, gardening and traveling.

Thu
12
Jul

Jean M. Kupper

Jean M. Kupper, 71, of Shawano, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Appleton following a courageous struggle with pancreatic cancer.

Jean was born Feb. 27, 1947, in Algoma, daughter of the late James and Marian (Wos) Hoffman. Jean attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and later Shawano High School, graduating with the class of 1965. Following high school, Jean went to work at Citizens Bank in Shawano. She then went to work at Appleton State Bank for a brief period of time. Jean returned to Shawano and worked at the Urban Telephone Company until she was offered the position of office manager at the Shawano Super Valu Store. On March 13, 1971, she was united in marriage to Curt Kupper at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Most recently, Jean had worked part-time at Shawano Middle School and Shawano High School in the kitchen. She truly enjoyed working with the children.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Obituaries