Obituaries

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Nov

Sharon Mae Summers

Sharon Mae Summers, age 75, of Green Bay, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. Sharon was born in Keshena on August 2, 1943, a daughter of the late Joseph and Susan (Dodge) Summers. Sharon was raised in Keshena and is a Shawano High School graduate. She worked as a bartender for many years and also really enjoyed her time working at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. She was a loving and generous woman who loved her family and helped raise numerous children throughout her life. She lived with her niece Shawn (Onnos) Fontenelle in Green Bay and enjoyed traveling.

Sharon was a huge fan of Elvis Presley and “loved her man!” She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.

Wed
28
Nov

Everett E. Weller

Everett Edwin Weller, 80, of Bowler, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 at ThedaCare Hospital, Appleton.

He was born on February 28, 1938 in Elderon, the eldest child born to the late Edwin and Lorna (Hartwig) Weller. On April 24, 1965 he married Mary Bernarde at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bowler. She survives.

Everett’s first job was working for American Motors building cars. He then worked for Outagamie County as a grader operator. When his father-in-law retired, he took on his business, Wisconsin Farm Service out of Antigo, providing lime and fertilizer for many area farms. He was a snowplow operator for the town of Almon, and most recently worked for Hoffman Wood Fibers in Tilleda as a mechanic and welder. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, country music festivals, western movies, and going to the casino.

Wed
28
Nov

Marian E. Schneider

Marian Elaine Schneider, age 89 of Shawano, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 in Shawano. Born on August 11, 1929 in Clintonville, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Vivian (Zell) Buelow. On May 24, 1952 she was united in marriage to Leonard Schneider in Clintonville. Leonard preceded her in death on July 29, 2009. Marian enjoyed traveling with her husband, shopping, sewing and playing cards. She had a great sense of humor and enjoyed playing pranks on her family and friends. Marian was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano.

Wed
28
Nov

Donald Robert Weso Jr.

Donald Robert Weso, Jr., age 38 of Keshena, began his journey to the spirit world on Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Green Bay. Born on November 25, 1979 in Shawano, he was the son of the late Donald and Faith “Tubby” (LaTender) Weso. Don Juan started his own business this year, J.R. Weso Trucking and was incredibly proud of this achievement. You could always find him posting live on Facebook, cruzin’ on Legend Lake and just “livin’ the life” in his “thug mansion” at the Weso lake lot. Donald loved to spend time with his family and friends, especially his daughter Alexia.

Donald is survived by: his daughter, Alexia Mae Weso; his sisters, Lisa (Paul) Gruner and Michelle (Gary) Chevalier; God daughter, deLyla Lyons; special great niece, Alayla Chevalier. “John Redcorn” is further survived by numerous aunts, uncles, other extended family, many close friends and “followers” (#Huh).

Wed
28
Nov

Ferril F. Lindroth

Ferril F. Lindroth, age 95 of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2018, at Kindred Hearts of Shawano. Service arrangements are pending. Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Wed
28
Nov

Norman Gust Rindt

Norman Gust Rindt, age 90 of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Shawano. Born in the Town of Waukechon on December 15, 1927, he was the son of the late Albert and Effie (Hammond) Rindt. He was baptized and confirmed at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano, where he was a life-long member. Norman attended Riverside and Beyer Schools and graduated from Shawano High School in 1947. On October 15, 1949, Norman was united in marriage to Mavis M. Thimke. Norman farmed all his life on his family’s original farmstead established in 1856. He and Mavis received the Century Farms award at the Shawano County Fair and later the Sesquicentennial Award. Norman retired from farming in 1989, but still helped his son Mike and his grandson Reagan, who are carrying on the family farming tradition. Norman was a former member of the Shawano County Historical Society and the former director of Equity Livestock Shipping Association.

Wed
28
Nov

Frederick Griep

Frederick “Fred” Griep, age 95, of Oshkosh passed away on Sunday November 25, 2018.

He was born on January 21st, 1923 in Oshkosh WI. Fred married Helen Stoehr on June 21, 1947.

Fred is survived by his children: Mary (John) Verwiel, Cathy Truyman, Jerry (Renee) Griep, and Kelly (Dennis) Strouf. Grandchildren: Stacy Verwiel (Keith Wisnefske), Jenny Verwiel, Lindsey Verwiel (Dustin Collins), Melissa (Corey) Mielke, Patty (Kyle) Fugar, Brandon Griep, Shannon (Chris) Lee, Kelsey Griep, and Colleen (Brandon) Bussert. Great grandchildren: Aidan Kropidlowski, Evie Mielke, Gavin Boettcher, Liam and Logan Fugar. He was proceeded in death by his wife Helen, brother Romy, sisters Viola, Hattie, Pauline, Catherine, and Elizabeth, and great-granddaughter Lily Boettcher.

Wed
28
Nov

Sylvester A. Bellow

Sylvester Alvin Bellow, age 89, of Coleman, passed away on November 24, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born to the late Alvin and Helen (Kushava) Bellow on April 4, 1929. He worked for Chicago North Western Railroad for over 30 years until retiring and moving to Coleman. He loved gardening and fishing trips. He was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church in Coleman and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is Survived by 3 brothers Melvin (Pat) Kenosha, WI, Gerry (Wanda) Covington, TN and Eugene Lena, WI; 3 sisters Darlene Williams MN, Diane (Jerry) Pusich Conover, WI and LouAnn (Peter Sr.) Herlache Lena, WI; brother in law Ray Sittner, 2 aunts Lillian Bellow and Leona Belongia.

He was preceded in death by one brother Alfred Bellow and one sister Helen Jane Sittner; brother in law Pastor Ron Williams.

Wed
28
Nov

Melvin H. Rohloff

Melvin H. Rohloff, age 83, of Cecil, passed away at home on Friday, November 23, 2018. Melvin was born in Green Bay on July 22, 1935 to the late Percy and Alma (Kraning) Rohloff. Melvin graduated from Pulaski High School in 1953 and on June 11, 1958 Melvin married Janet Leanna in the Town of Glenmore. Together the couple raised four children and owned and operated a dairy farm. Melvin loved to dance and the jitterbug and polka were two of his favorites. In his free time he enjoyed watching his brother and nephew race at the Shawano Speedway and going to auctions. He is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano and a former member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Cecil where he would often be the last one out of church because he enjoyed visiting with the other people there. Melvin was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather and he will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

Wed
28
Nov

Forrest L. Ziemer

Forrest “Tony” Lee Ziemer, loving husband and father, was called to his eternal home on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

A memorial service for Forrest will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano, 336 S. Sawyer St., Shawano, Wisconsin. Pastor

Scott Malme will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers and plants, donations to St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano would be greatly appreciated.

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

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.” John 14:3

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