Obituaries

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29
Mar

Gerald H. Frank

Gerald Harvey Frank, 80, of Shawano, formerly of Bonduel, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Gerald was born in Underhill on Sept. 9, 1936, son of the late Harvey and Eleanor (Crawley) Frank. On Sept. 21, 1957, Gerald was united in marriage to Audrey Martin at the Lutheran Church of the Wilderness. Together the couple raised four children.

Gerald was a former employee of Fort Howard Paper Company in Green Bay. In 1982, he left Fort Howard and purchased a milk route business. With the help of his sons, the milk business grew to four trucks, and in 2001, Gerald retired.

He loved spending time with his wife, especially travelling in their motor home. He loved his family dearly and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

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29
Mar

Jerome J. Ellis

Jerome J. Ellis, 81, of Ogdensburg, passed away on March 24, 2017, at the ThedaCare Medical Center-Waupaca.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Wed
29
Mar

Nash J. Pyawasay

Nash J. Pyawasay, “Menot,” 63, of Shawano, started his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, March 27, 2017, in 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.

Sat
25
Mar

Robert L. Hendrick

Robert L. Hendrick, 85, of Keshena, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home.

Robert was born in Mosinee on April 15, 1931, the son of the late James and Mary (Vanish) Hendrick. On May 21, 1955, Robert was united in marriage to Lorraine O’Connor in Mosinee. Robert served in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1949-1977. He served during the Berlin Crisis in 1961-1962 and continued as a first sergeant in the National Guard, 32nd Division, until being honorably discharged in 1977.

Robert worked as the West Coast area sales manager for the Mosinee Paper Corporation for 28 years and was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Keshena. Robert was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed the Packers and Brewers. He and Lorraine had Packers season tickets for many years. Robert loved to golf, played the drums, and loved listening to big band music. He loved life and will be missed by all who knew him.

Sat
25
Mar

Elizabeth J. Mann

Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Mann, 89, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2017, at Oak Haven Assisted Living Facility in Shawano.

Betty was born on May 16, 1927, in Milwaukee, a daughter of the late Arnold and Helen (Ploszay) Ebert. She was a 1948 graduate of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a member of the Sigma Alpha Iota sorority. She taught music at the Wisconsin Music Conservatory and the Wisconsin College of Music, Madison. Betty also performed as a concert pianist, both as a soloist and with several orchestras.

Fri
24
Mar

Barbara E. Dixon

Barbara E. “Barbie” Dixon, of Neopit, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Barbie was born on April 30, 1959, to Richard and Sylvia Dodge, of Keshena. She was in the first graduating class of Menominee Indian High School in 1977. She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in history at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

On July 22, 1978, Barbie was united in marriage to Eugene V. Dixon in Keshena. Barbie began her career as a teacher at Menominee Tribal School in Neopit, where she became better known as Mrs. Dixon. Teaching the children at Menominee Tribal School for the past 20 years was very important to her, as were the people she worked beside. She enjoyed pow-wow dancing with her grandchildren, beading, regalia making and going for rides in the woods with her husband.

Fri
24
Mar

Yvonne L. Creapeau

Yvonne Lois Creapeau, 80, of Morgan Siding, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at her home.

Yvonne was born on June 16, 1936, in Tomah, the daughter of the late Morris “Buckshot” and Colleen (Bowman) Ninham. On March 23, 1953, Yvonne was united in marriage to Raymond E. Creapeau, who preceded her in death in 1963. She enjoyed playing guitar, baking, gardening and gambling. More than anything, Yvonne enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Fri
24
Mar

Elizabeth J. Mann

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Mann, 89, of Shawano, passed away at Oak Haven Assisted Living Facility in Shawano on Wednesday, March 21, 2017.

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.

Thu
23
Mar

Beatrice A. Bohm

Beatrice A. “Beattie/Bea” Bohm, 89, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, March 19, 2017, in Shawano.

Beattie was born on Dec. 31, 1927, in Shawano, a daughter of the late Herman and Linda (Hacker) Singer. She was employed at the canning factory and as a housekeeper prior to her marriage to Willard Bohm on May 10, 1946. The couple was married at Peace United Church of Christ in Shawano and lived in Shawano their entire married life.

Bea was employed at Wrights Broiler Company, Jolens Manufacturing, Weber Plywood & Veneer, Shawano Evening Leader and later at Bohm Builders.

Thu
23
Mar

Lovely Usack

Lovely “Ann” Usack, 70, of Bonduel, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in De Pere.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at St. Martin Catholic Church in Cecil with Deacon Mike Grzeca and the Rev. Luke Ferris officiating. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Shawano County Humane Society or SAM 25.

A full obituary will be published in next Wednesday’s paper.

Swedberg-Zastrow Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

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