Obituaries

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Jay S. Moynihan

The energy of Jay Steven Moynihan, 63, returned to the universe on Nov. 6, 2016.

Over the years, Jay dedicated his life to teaching and serving others through his work as a community resource development educator with Shawano County University of Wisconsin-Extension, facilitator, lawyer, blog author and researcher.

His passion for community planning, economic development, and workforce development benefited many across the country and reached globally. His recent work in these areas focused heavily on brain development of youth, pre-natal through age 5, and its impact on workforce dynamics.

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Mary E. Themer

Mary E. Themer, Township of Lessor, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at her home with her son, Dennis, at her side.

Mary was born on Dec. 7, 1930, to the late Herman and Elizabeth (Nickodem) Lasecki.

Mary graduated with the Class of 1949 from Pulaski High School, where she had been a Red Raider cheerleader. She married the love of her life, Martin R. Themer, on Sept. 4, 1954, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Hofa Park. Martin preceded Mary in death on Sept. 24, 2013.

Mary worked for the Northern Shoe Division of Briarwood Shoe Corporation (“Shoe Factory”) in Pulaski from 1947 to 1979 as a sample pattern cutter. After the shoe factory went out of business, Mary took a position with Pekin Shoe Factory in Clintonville for a few years. At age 53, she took a position with Carver Yachts in Pulaski. Mary retired at age 60 with her husband, Martin.

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Rose M. Sherbeck

Rose M. Sherbeck, 89, of the Township of Larrabee, passed away into eternal life on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Evergreen Care Center, Shawano.

Rose Marie Sherbeck was born on June 23, 1927, in the Navarino area, the second of nine children to the late Earl and Carrol (Leeman) Pues. She graduated from Shawano High School and earned a teaching certificate from Algoma’s Teacher Training program.

Rose taught in one-room schoolhouses in the area until 1962. On July 19, 1954, she was united in marriage to Marvin Sherbeck and accompanied him to Fort Lewis, Washington, until his discharge from the U.S. Army. She and Marvin then farmed in Navarino and Clintonville while raising their family.

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Kristofor M. Stichman

Kristofor “Kris” M. Stichman, 38, of Leopolis, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 9, 2016, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in the town of Clay Banks in Door County.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory of Clintonville is assisting his family.

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10
Nov

Mae Herman

Mae Herman passed from this life peacefully at her Kenosha home in the care of her loved ones on Nov. 5, 2016.

Her deep faith in God helped to sustain her in her yearlong fight against cancer. Her family is comforted in the knowledge that she has entered eternal life and that her suffering is no more.

Born Mavis Clara Fischer on May 31, 1937, in Cecil, she was the first daughter of Carl and Ida Fischer. She graduated from Bonduel High School in 1955 and married her high school sweetheart Myron L. (Mike) Herman on July 27, 1957.

Their faith led the Hermans to Papua New Guinea, a mountainous island nation in the South Pacific, where they worked as agricultural missionaries. They returned to the United States in 1980, moving to Kenosha the following year when

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09
Nov

Jacqulin M. Larson

Jacqulin “Jackie” Mary Larson, 72, of Shawano, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Shawano.

Jackie was born in Chicago on Oct. 24, 1944, the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Phillis) Zokoych. On April 14, 1973, she was united in marriage to Richard Larson in Las Vegas.

Jackie was a bank loan manager in Illinois before moving to Keshena. A few years later they moved to Florida.

Richard passed in 2009, and a year later, Jackie moved to Shawano and became the leasing manager of Mountain Village Apartments. Kindhearted and generous, she loved to laugh and made friends wherever she went. She also loved animals and was a member of the ASPCA.

Jackie is survived by her brother-in law and friend, Joseph Hayes; her nieces and nephews, Debbie (Ron) Malczyk, Michael (Karen) Hayes and Sandy (Marc) Babin; and her best friend, Paula (Allen) Hartubise.

A celebration of Jackie’s life will be held at a later date.

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09
Nov

Lloyd D. Cady

Lloyd D. Cady, 87, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Born on Aug. 19, 1929, in Wittenberg, he was the son of the late Lloyd H. and Hilda B. (Borreson) Cady.

After graduating from Wittenberg High School, Lloyd proudly served his country in the United States Army for two years. Shortly after his discharge from the Army, Lloyd was united in marriage to Virginia (Spengler) on Feb. 28, 1953, in Rhinelander.

Lloyd worked at St. Regis in Rhinelander for 17 years before his work relocated the couple to Shawano in 1973. Lloyd was a 50-year member of the Shawano Masonic Lodge 170 F&AM, where he served as Past Master, a member of the Beja Temple, as well as the Gideons, where he enjoyed his work as a lay minister.

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Elaine L. Sweney

Elaine L. Sweney, 94, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday morning, Nov. 8, 2016, at Evergreen Care Center of Shawano.

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

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

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Florence M. Jones

Florence M. Jones, 74, of Shawano, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Shawano. She was born in Shawano on Aug. 24, 1942, daughter of the late Reinhart “Pete” and Lucy (Stewart) Schenk.

Florence graduated from Shawano High School and on Oct. 13, 1962, was united in marriage to Wesley Jones in Shawano. Wesley preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1990. Florence was an active and faithful member of River Valley Church in Shawano where she served on numerous committees over the years. She spent countless hours babysitting for friends and relatives and was always willing to help a friend in need.

Florence’s door was always open and she was more than willing to lend an ear to family and friends. She was a special person and a wonderful mother and grandmother who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

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Angeline V. Fischer

Angeline Violet Fischer, of Birnamwood, died on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at the Homme Home of Wittenberg, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services. She was 96 years old.

She was born on June 24, 1920, in Gresham, the daughter of the late John and Ella (Reinert) Fischer. Angeline was married to the late Edward John Fischer on Nov. 9, 1940, in White Lake. He preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1994.

Angeline was a cook at Bowler Lumber Company when she met Edward. After their marriage they started a cattle farm outside of Mattoon. For many years she was Edward’s partner in running the farm and raising six children. Once her children were grown she continued her love of cooking and became a cook for the Antigo school system until she retired at age 62. Once retired, she spent her time enjoying her many grandchildren and pursuing her hobbies of fishing, camping and painting ceramics.

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