Obituaries

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James C. Galbraith

James C. “Jim” Galbraith, 83, of Shawano, passed away on April 10, 2016.

James was born in Wisconsin Rapids on April 11, 1932, the son of the late Charles Alan and Mary Agnes (Flanagan) Galbraith. After high school, Jim served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. In 1955, he was united in marriage to Virginia Packard at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. He was the former city assessor for Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and Glendale, and later worked for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation until retiring at the age of 73.

Jim was a quiet man who loved dogs, trout fishing, Ford Mustangs and going for rides.

Jim is survived by: his children, Shirley Hinze, of Shawano, Patricia (Robert) Rothe, of Sussex, and Geni Galbraith; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his former wife, Virginia; and a nephew, Joe Riggs.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Kathryn Riggs.

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15
Apr

Mary F. Weber

Mary Frances Weber, 87, of De Pere, formerly of Shawano, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016, in Green Bay. Arrangements are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

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15
Apr

Verna M. Barkow

Verna M. Barkow, 91, of the township of Pella, passed away peacefully on early Friday morning, April 15, 2016, at Pine Manor Healthcare Center, Embarrass.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville, is assisting her family.

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15
Apr

Barry A. Fredrich

Barry A. Fredrich, 76, of the town of Wescott, Shawano, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, April 12, 2016, at the ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano.

Barry was born on Oct. 21, 1939, in Minocqua, a son of the late Harvey and Florence (Holte) Fredrich. He attended school in Arbor Vitae and graduated from Minocqua High School. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving in Germany. Upon returning from the service, he was employed at the United States post office in Green Bay.

On Dec. 3, 1959, Barry was united in marriage to the former Donna Mae Yaeger in Bessemer, Michigan. Following their marriage the couple lived in Green Bay. Barry retired from the post office and spent the following years at Acres for Recreation where he, along with his wife, managed the facility. He was also very active at the Clintonville Gun Club.

Wed
13
Apr

Matthew A. Pagel

Matthew A. Pagel, 25, of Clintonville, passed away unexpectedly on April 11, 2016, in the Township of Matteson.

Matthew Allen Pagel was born on Jan. 10, 1991, in Shawano, to Daniel and Bonnie (Zarling) Pagel. He attended school in Shawano but was baptized and confirmed at Christus Lutheran Church, Clintonville.

Matt worked briefly as a farm hand and later worked at Creative Converting, Clintonville. He was most recently employed at Sturm Foods Inc., Manawa, where he operated food production machines.

Matt enjoyed spending time with both friends and family, and was especially close to his brother, Nathan. He loved anything with an engine and wheels, most notably off-roading on ATVs. Matt’s hobbies included watching Packers football, fishing, video games and working with computers. Listening to music was also something that he loved, and he enjoyed everything from rap to country.

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13
Apr

Barry A. Fredrich

Barry A. Fredrich, 76, of the town of Wescott, Shawano, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, April 12, 2016, at the ThedaCare Medical Center-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.

Wed
13
Apr

Raymond J. Kaquatosh Sr.

Raymond Joseph Kaquatosh Sr. passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016.

Please go to www.swedbergfuneralhome.com for a full obituary and service times.

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12
Apr

Evan C. Carpenter

Evan Cecil Carpenter, 76, of Appleton, finished his last lap and took the checkered flag on April 9, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Evan was born at home on the family farm in the town of Maine, Outagamie County, on April 12, 1939, to Cecil and Evelyn (Conlon) Carpenter. He graduated from Clintonville High School, Class of 1957.

Evan met the love of his life, Bonnie, at the Caroline Ballroom. On June 5, 1960, Evan married his dancing sweetheart, Bonnie Jean Radtke, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Marion. After they married, the happy couple made their home in Appleton, recently celebrating 55 years of a wonderful life together.

Evan was a self-taught heavy equipment mechanic at Superior Electric Co. (Michels Power), where he thoroughly enjoyed working for 37 years, retiring in 2004. His co-workers became lifelong friends whom Evan enjoyed meeting for the retirees’ monthly breakfast.

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12
Apr

Kathryn Steinke

Kathryn “Kathy” Steinke, 71, of Tigerton, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston.

The former Kathryn Mae Krolow was born on Aug. 25, 1944, at the Tigerton Hospital to Milton and Irma (Spieth) Krolow. In 1962, she graduated from Tigerton High School.

Kathy was united in marriage on June 10, 1964, to Marlin H.D. Steinke at St. John Lutheran Church, Tigerton. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and a proud grandmother. But Kathy also had a variety of jobs over the years, including working at the Gamble Store in Tigerton, helping her Aunt Laura Griepentrog cook for weddings, and doing seasonal work at Heinbauch Ginseng Farm in Wittenberg. For some time she also enjoyed baking and decorating wedding cakes.

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12
Apr

Robert E. Lueck

Robert E. Lueck, 81, of Shawano, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 10, 2016, at his home.

Bob was born on Aug. 14, 1934 in Clintonville, the son of the late Elmer and Martha (Mischock) Lueck. He attended St. Rose Catholic School. When he was young he moved with his family out West. Following school he went to work at Arnold’s Bakery in Clintonville. On Oct. 29, 1955, he was united in marriage to the former Nancy Hansen at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. The couple lived in Shawano their entire married life.

Bob had been employed as a machine operator at Hotz Manufacturing in Shawano for nearly 50 years. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, reading his Bible and taking road trips with his wife. He also enjoyed yard work and took great pride in the beautiful flower beds he and Nancy planted and cared for. He loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren.

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