Obituaries

Thu
23
Mar

Mark W. Schulz

Mark Warren Schulz passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 19.

Mark will always be remembered as the best dad ever and as a great brother, uncle and friend. He loved his family with all his heart and only left them after a long battle with depression.

Along with spending time with family, Mark loved to fish and was always going to catch “Walter.” His annual fishing trip with his brothers, nephews, friends and son was something that he enjoyed, and everyone looked forward to sharing their stories. He loved spending time on Lulu Lake with his dog Lulu.

Mark enjoyed watching “his Packers.” He was a proud second-generation union member of IBEW Local 150.

Mark was an active member of St. Martin’s church in Cecil.

Born in Waukegan, Illinois, Mark graduated from Grant High School, Ingleside, Illinois, in 1972.

Thu
23
Mar

Petronell Keshena Martin

Feb. 3, 1931 - March 21, 2017

One day in 1945, Pet Keshena, a freshman at Shawano High School, arrived home and told her mother that Miss Kemmeter instructed the students to learn a five-minute speech. Pet went on to be a two-time winner of the Wisconsin Individual Forensic Championship.

She used her oratory skills to star in the Menominee pageants. Pet, along with her niece, Lynn Skenandore, and many other Menominees from throughout the reservation presented plays at the historic Woodland Bowl during the 1950s.

Pet was united in marriage to Wayne Martin in March 1951. The couple had seven children and spent nearly 48 years together. Wayne preceded her in death on March 1, 1999.

Pet enjoyed playing bingo, reading, playing solitaire, following politics and a good brandy old-fashioned. She also loved road trips, both short and cross-country, which often included a story or two.

Wed
22
Mar

Ronald M. Schultz

Ronald “Ron” M. Schultz, 75, Shawano, was called to be with his Lord on Friday, March 17, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born on Aug. 19, 1941, in Manitowoc to Milton and Wilma (Plantico) Schultz.

Ron proudly served with the U.S. Army in Berlin, Germany. On June 15, 1963, he married Hilda Leslie in Berlin. Ron’s strong work ethic and vision led him to founding Hometown Insurance Agency in Brillion and Shawano. Although Ron was dedicated to his clients, he knew where his heart was — his family. He loved to spend time snowmobiling, boating and traveling with them.

Ron is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Hilda; his daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Dave Couillard; his son, Timothy Schultz; his beautiful granddaughter, Elena Schultz; his sister and brother-in-law, Valerie and Bill Kocian; and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister and brother-in-law, Marlene and Paul Bialek.

Wed
22
Mar

Beatrice A. Bohm

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

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced on Thursday.

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

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Wed
22
Mar

Herbert P. Schimpfle

Herbert P. Schimpfle, 69, of Clintonville, passed away March 19, 2017, at his residence.

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

Wed
22
Mar

Alice D. Hudson

Alice Dorothy Hudson, 85, of Shawano, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at her home.

Alice was born in Gillett on March 29, 1931, the daughter of the late William and Louise (Sims) Lambretch. In 1947, Alice was united in marriage in Gillett to Gordon Hudson, who preceded her in death on March 30, 2005. She was a graduate of Gillett High School and enjoyed fishing, flower gardening and bowling.

Alice is survived by six children, Cheryl (Ronald Kartes) Warren, Karen Fetzer, Terry (Ed) Sinnen, Linda (Bob) Hudson, Gordon (Anna) Hudson and Don Hudson; 11 grandchildren, Melissa Hudson, Allison Hudson, Emily Hudson, Autumn Hudson, Adam Fetzer, Brooke Hudson, Gordon Hudson Jr., Jimmy Sinnen, Margy Warren, Keith Warren and Jennifer Warren; three great-grandchildren, Danielle Warren, Christopher Warren and Tyler Tierman; and three great-great-grandchildren, Hailey Warren, Aliyah Warren and Aubrey Warren.

Wed
22
Mar

Sam D. Kauffman

Sam D. Kauffman passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Sam was born on Oct. 6, 1940, in Fairbank, Iowa, the son of the late Dan and Lydia Kauffman. Sam was united in marriage to Rachel G. Yutzy on Sept. 13, 1961.

Sam is survived by his wife, Rachel; nine children, Irene, married to Andy Nisley, of Bloomfield, Iowa; Norman, married to Bernice Weaver, of Bonduel; Rosanna, married to Perry Yoder Jr., of Bonduel; Freeman, married to Amanda Yoder, of Bonduel; Laurie, married to Ernest Schwartz, of Hixton; Catherine, married to Perry Beechy, of McBain, Michigan; Dan, married to Marilyn Gingerich, of Bloomfield, Iowa; Wilma, married to Chriss Miller, of Bonduel; and Lamar, married to Pauline Schmucker, of Bonduel; 50 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the Eli Mullet residence with Bishop Eli Mullet officiating. Final resting place is in Valley View Cemetery.

Wed
22
Mar

Sharleen M. Galland

Sharleen Mae “Tootie” Galland, 87, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, in Shawano.

Sharleen was born in the town of Richmond on May 14, 1929, the daughter of the late Charles and Viola (Hoernke) Moede. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church-Stony Hill and graduated from Shawano High School in 1947. On Nov. 22, 1947, Sharleen was united in marriage to Harold “Bud” Galland at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Bud preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 1984.

Sat
18
Mar

Leonard L. Rambo

Leonard L. “Billy” Rambo, of Wittenberg, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. He was 91 years old. He was born on Sept. 21, 1925, in Shawano, a son of the late William and Rose (Vieau) Rambo. He married Evelyn Noffke on Aug. 20, 1949, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano.

Mr. Rambo was a World War II veteran having served in the United States Army Air Corps from Feb. 14, 1946, to Sept. 3, 1947, having served in the Pacific Theatre.

Mr. Rambo worked in Milwaukee at Briggs and Straton before becoming a licensed butter maker for Consolidated Badger later known as Morning Glory. He owned Hillcrest Motel in Wittenberg for 16 years. In 1991, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona, before returning to Wisconsin in 2005.

He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Polar and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wittenberg.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.

Sat
18
Mar

Marjorie Metzner

Marjorie “Marge” (Hall) Metzner, 90, Cecil, formerly of Green Bay, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, surrounded by all of her loved ones. She was born on May 13, 1926, in Chicago to Cloyd and Mildred (Myers) Hall.

On June 16, 1950, Marge married Harold Metzner in Wheaton, Illinois. They enjoyed traveling through the U.S. and Europe. Marge enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, knitting, square dancing, and bowling. Her greatest joy was being with her family. Marge loved her family and was a great supporter of her children’s interests and activities throughout the years.

She is survived by her husband, Harold; six children and their spouses, Mark (Kathleen) Metzner, Marcia (Mark) Christiansen, David (Marcia) Metzner, Jim (Renee) Metzner, Rick (Sharon) Metzner, Tom (Maxine) Metzner; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Chet Sowinski; and many nieces and nephews.

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