Obituaries

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Robert August Woldt

Robert August Woldt, “Papa Bob,” age 82, of Bonduel, passed away suddenly on March 11, 2019, at his home. He was born on Aug. 31, 1936, in Shawano, son of the late August and Alma (Bartelt) Woldt. Bob was baptized in Christ on Sept. 27, 1936, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bonduel by Rev. Walter J. Plischke. His sponsors were Virginia Pingel, Charles Woldt and Art Woldt. He was confirmed on April 2, 1950, by Rev. Walter J. Plischke at St. Paul Lutheran Church. His confirmation verse was 1 Timothy 6:12, “Fight the good fight for the faith. Keep holding on to eternal life, to which you were called and about which you gave a good testimony in front of many witnesses.”

A graduate of Bonduel High School, Bob received a scholarship to attend the Farm and Industry short course. He attended the University of Wisconsin, receiving a two year certificate and became an avid Badger fan for life.

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Nancy L. Timm

Funeral Services for Nancy L. Timm, of Albert Lea, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15, at Zion Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, Minnesota. The Reverend Matthew Lehman will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, and one hour before the service at the church.

Nancy died peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2019, at St. Johns Lutheran Community after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on April 2, 1945, in Shawano, the daughter of Carl and Dorothy (Schultz) Haut.

Nancy attended a one-room school, then St. James Lutheran School and graduated from Shawano Senior High School. It is in high school she met her soulmate Ronald Timm. They were married on Dec. 17, 1966, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. They made Albert Lea their home in 1967.

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Patricia Ann Lewis Zimmerman

Patricia Ann Lewis Zimmerman passed away on March 10, 2019 at the age 82 in a local Green Bay nursing home. Pat was born March 13,1936 in Green Bay to Lawrence and Zelda (Verheyden) Lewis. As a child Pat moved around a lot. She went to schools in Oconto, Oconto Falls, Duck Creek, Morgan and graduated from Oconto Falls high School in 1954. In 1955 she moved to Green Bay and married Wayne Zimmerman on July 28,1956. Together they had four children, two of which preceded her in death. Pat and Wayne shared 62 years of amazing adventures.

Pat worked for the Green Bay school system at the “Old” Norwood elementary school. Then she worked for the Brown County Library and was known to many as the “Mending Doctor.” Pat should always be remembered for her dill pickles, her never-empty cookie jar and the many crafts she shared with family and friends.

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Patricia “Patsy” Ann Nacotee

Patricia “Patsy” Ann Nacotee, 67, Oconto, died peacefully Sunday, March 10, 2019, at home with friends at her side. She was born May 21, 1951, in Keshena to (Mitchell) Phillip and Beulah (Kitchenakow) Nacotee. She was a beautiful and determined person who was unable to speak or hear, yet spoke volumes through her strong personality and physical presence.

Because of her differing abilities and her family not able to take care of her, Patsy was moved to Northern Center Training Facility in Chippewa Falls at the age of 3, residing there until 1984. She returned to community life and lived in Oconto Falls before moving to Oconto. Patsy was employed by New View Industries in Gillett where she displayed a fierce work ethic, working fast and efficiently on jobs geared to her abilities. She also received services at the CP Center in Green Bay.

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Margaret Ann Fossum

Margaret A. Fossum, age 69, of Clintonville, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Milwaukee. Margaret was born in Keshena on Sept. 25, 1949, daughter of the late Russell and Christine (Waupekenay) Shegonee.

From the age of 8, Margaret was raised by Hazel Schmitt, whom she considered her mom.

Margi was united in marriage to John Fossum II in Neopit. She worked for Menominee County as the deputy clerk of courts for several years. She loved sports and often watched football, basketball and the Olympics. Her family was by far the most important part of her life, and she loved supporting her grandchildren, attending numerous sporting events and activities. She was a wonderful mother and Grammy and will be deeply missed.

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Harold J. Monette

Harold J. Monette, age 94, of Shawano, was called to eternal peace on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, following a long illness. A Memorial Mass for Harold J. Monette will be celebrated on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. Father Tom Farrell will be the celebrant. Full military honors will be conducted by the Shawano AmVets Post 10. Visitation will take place at the church from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

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Harold J. Monette

Harold J. Monette, age 94 of Shawano, was called to eternal peace on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, following a long illness.

Harold was born October 7, 1924 in Wabeno, Wisconsin, a son of the late Joseph Leonard and Elizabeth Ann (Wauters) Monette. Following Harold’s mother’s death when he was three, his father eventually remarried and his stepmother, Ann (Linse) Monette raised and loved him as her own.

Harold was an all-conference football player in high school. Following his graduation in 1942, he traveled to Washington and Oregon to visit his older brothers before enlisting in the service. Harold served in WW11 from August of 1943 to April of 1946 with the U.S. Coast Guard, aboard the patrol frigate USS Groton in the North Atlantic.

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Henry J. “Bun” Tomow, Jr.

Henry J. “Bun” Tomow, Jr., age 74, of Keshena, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. He was born on June 7, 1944, he is the son of Henry and Frances (Waupoose) Sr. Bun served his country honorably in the United States Army during the time of the Vietnam War, with the 2nd Battalion, 33rd Armor, Germany.

Bun also served his community as a law enforcement officer for both Menominee County and Menominee Tribal Police Departments. Bun was an avid outdoorsman, Packer and Brewer fan. He was a proud man, maybe even to a fault. Despite having to overcome many hardships, he lived a rich life. More than anything, he loved spending time with his beloved grandchildren.

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Donald Tanner Jr.

Donald “Gus” Tanner Jr., 53, Pulaski, died suddenly Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee from health issues associated with a long life of dialysis. He was born Jan. 24, 1966, in Cherry Point, North Carolina, to Donald Tanner Sr. and Kathy Mulloy. Don grew up in the South and graduated from Parkway South High School in Manchester, Missouri, and attended Southeast Missouri State on a music scholarship. As a young man, he entered the U.S. Coast Guard where he served until he was medically and honorably discharged and received his nickname “Gus.”

On Sept. 21, 1996, he married Terri “Tigger” McDermid at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Green Bay before moving to rural Pulaski, where they had two children together. Gus was an active member of the Wolf River HOG Chapter 5629 and served in many capacities, enjoying numerous rides with his fellow riders and wife, Tigger.

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Joye Louise Hillman

Joye Louise (Hampel) Hillman, 91, of Shawano, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Joye was born on Sept. 5, 1927, in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Louis and Tyne (Paalu) Hampel. Joye was united in marriage to Gerald “Jerry” Hillman. Joye loved gardening and providing a helping hand or words of comfort and support to everyone she knew. She was very involved in the community and belonged to many organizations, including Shawano County Arts Council, the Shawano County Historical Society, Shawano NAMI, Shawano Order of the Eastern Star 167, Daughters of the Nile in Green Bay and Step-N-Sisters Tap Dance.

Joye is survived by her husband, Gerald; daughter Janis (Joe) Urban, of Clintonville; son, Todd (Betsy) Hillman, of Florida; three grandchildren, Chelsea Urban, of Menasha, Lauren Hillman, of South Dakota, and Dylan Hillman, of Florida; and a sister, Janice (Fred) Schulz, of Milwaukee.

She was preceded in death by a son, Wade Hillman, and her parents.

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