Obituaries

Wed
02
Dec

Hilary M. Rosenheim

Hilary M. Rosenheim, 26, of Hilliard, Ohio, and formerly of Clintonville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at her home.

Hilary Marie Rosenheim was born on July 29, 1989, at Clintonville Hospital to John and Rita (Hicks) Rosenheim. She was raised in Clintonville and graduated from Clintonville High School in 2007. While in school she played percussion in concert, marching and jazz band, earning the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award as a senior. Also in high school she played softball and soccer, was part of the Marion Chess Team, participated in the Math League in Clintonville and could solve the Rubik’s Cube in just minutes. She received the Pi Award in high school for memorizing 1,027 digits of the endless number.

Wed
02
Dec

Donald J. Bywater

Donald J. Bywater, 92, of Shawano, passed away on Nov. 19, 2015, at his home. Donald was born in Milwaukee on April 24, 1923, the son of the late James J. and Lena O. (Schmidt) Bywater.

Donald enlisted in the United States Army in 1943. After discharge, he worked as an auto mechanic and at Allis-Chalmers before finding his job at the Milwaukee County Parks Commission. Don worked there for 34 years before his retirement. Don was united in marriage to Sharon Lynn (Paschke) Fiala on Aug. 17, 1991, at Hope Church in Cecil.

Donald enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Wed
02
Dec

Sally A. Minniecheske

Sally A. Minniecheske, 81, of the Township of Fairbanks, Shawano County, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, at Greentree Health and Rehabilitation Center, Clintonville.

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

Sat
28
Nov

Dwayne R. Hanson

Dwayne R. “Butch” Hanson, 87, of Shawano, passed away unexpectedly on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2015, in Green Bay.

Dwayne was born on Jan. 29, 1928, in Clintonville, a son of the late David and Mary (Allen) Hanson. He was baptized at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in 1928 and confirmed in 1942. Butch attended St. Martin’s Lutheran School and graduated from Shawano High School in 1946. While a freshman at SHS, he played on the high school’s state championship football team. Following graduation, he entered the United States Navy and served from 1946-1948. Butch was stationed in Lakehurst, New Jersey, with the ZP-1 Squadron as a parachute rigger. Upon returning from service, he was united in marriage to the former Lois Taylor on Jan. 8, 1949, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano.

Sat
28
Nov

Stella Bigfire

Stella Bigfire, 88, of Neopit, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Shawano.

Stella was born on May 24, 1927. She was united in marriage to Elmer Bigfire Sr., and he preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 1988. Stella was a teacher and taught the native Menominee language. Beginning in her youth, Stella was very family oriented and instilled that into her children. She was a member of the Menominee Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Neopit.

Stella enjoyed doing word searches and crossword puzzles and was a talented seamstress, but loved nothing more than spending time with those she loved most.

Stella is survived by her sons, William (Roxanna) Bigfire, of Keshena, and Randall Bigfire, of Neopit; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Nahwahquaw; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Thu
26
Nov

Robert L. Edwards

Robert “Bob” L. Edwards, 75, of the town of Larrabee, Waupaca County, passed away unexpectedly at his home Tuesday evening, Nov. 24, 2015.

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

www.eberhardtstevenson.com.

Tue
24
Nov

Barbara A. Peplinski

Barbara Ann (Sell) Peplinski was born on May 7, 1938, to the late Reinhold and Leona Sell, in the town of Lanark, Waupaca County, where she spent her childhood on the family farm.

She graduated from Waupaca High School and went to work for the Bell Telephone Company. She married Jerome Peplinski on Oct. 11, 1958. They lived in Hartford and later moved to Cecil, where they bought the Washington Hotel and operated it for eight years. After they sold it, Barbara cooked at the Cotton Patch and helped some of her friends in the restaurant business. She leased the Stockmens Inn Restaurant from Bonduel Equity Co-op and operated it for 25 years.

When she retired, her efforts turned to gardening, with hanging baskets in almost every tree. She loved to travel with her friends and was a great mother, grandma and wife.

Tue
24
Nov

Thomas E. Malueg

Thomas E. Malueg, 65, died unexpectedly while deer hunting on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in the town of Seneca, Shawano County.

Thomas Earl Malueg was born on March 24, 1950, at Shawano Hospital to Earl and Arlene (Flauger) Malueg. Tom was raised in the Gresham area and went to Bowler High School. He was involved with the Bowler FFA as a young man, and his family attended Elias Lutheran Church in Gresham. He was united in marriage on April 10, 1976, to Rose A. Grunewald at Zion Lutheran Church, Caroline. The couple made their home in Caroline. He was a heavy equipment mechanic for many years doing road construction all around the state. Tom was a proud member of the Operating Engineers Local 139. He also was an active member for years at Zion Lutheran Church, Caroline.

Tue
24
Nov

Annabelle F. Hyrkas

Annabelle F. Hyrkas, 83, of Shawano, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Shawano. Born on March 7, 1932, in Dancy, she was the daughter of the late William and Frances (Glover) Daul.

After high school Annabelle enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Korean Conflict as a naval photographer. She was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. After she earned her honorable discharge from the Navy, she worked several different jobs before retiring from Bonduel Pickling after 25 years.

In her younger years, she enjoyed traveling. She had a love for photography, for work and as a hobby. She also enjoyed bird watching, reading, and especially a love for her cat, Sam. During the last years of her life, her son Dan patiently and tenderly cared for her. He was very devoted to his mother, spending time with her every day.

Tue
24
Nov

Nicholos A. Bossell

Nicholos A. Bossell, 43, of Shawano, died on Nov. 21, 2015, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee due to liver and kidney failure.

Nick was born on Aug. 15, 1972, in Clintonville to the late Bruce A. Bossell and Julie Frost Bossell. He grew up in Shawano and attended Shawano schools.

Left to remember him are his mother, Julie (Bob) Torborg, of Shawano; his sister, Annette (Igor) Lenzner, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, and their three daughters; his brothers, Joe and Robbie Torborg, of Shawano; and his girlfriend, Julie Sels, of Bonduel. Also, those who remember him are his aunts, uncles, family and friends.

Nick was preceded in death by his father, Bruce Bossell, and his grandparents.

Inurnment will take place in the spring at Woodlawn Cemetery, Mattoon.

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

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

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