Obituaries

Tue
09
Apr

Anita A. Bartelt

Anita A. Bartelt, 91, of Bonduel, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, in Shawano. Born on June 16, 1927, in the Town of Oak Grove, Dodge County, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Martha (Blaese) Hinkfuss. Anita was united in marriage to Harry W. Bartelt on June 17, 1950, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bonduel. Anita worked side by side with Harry on the family farm until retiring in 1992. When Harry developed health problems, Anita acted as his sole caregiver for many years before he passed away on Sept. 12, 2005. Anita loved to tell stories and talk to family and friends over the telephone. Her hobbies included gardening and selling farm fresh eggs from the chickens she raised.

Tue
09
Apr

Alice Darling

Alice Darling died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Homme Home in Wittenberg. She was 84 years old. She was born on April 16, 1934, in Burnett, a daughter of Fred and Anna (Altman) Schwartz. She married Milo Darling on Oct. 9, 1954, in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1994.

She was raised in Burnett and graduated from Juneau High School in 1951.

Alice lived in Milwaukee where she was employed at Walgreen’s and Briggs and Stratton. In 1972, she moved to Bowler where she and her family operated Kal’s Bar and Restaurant for several years. For 16 years, she worked at Wisconsin Veneer and Plywood in Mattoon, retiring in 1995.

Alice loved helping people and was a hard worker. She would take care of and visit elderly neighbors, deliver vegetables from her garden and corn from the Schultz farm. She also enjoyed writing letters, sending cards for all occasions, framing pictures and making quilts. She would do anything for anyone that she knew was in need.

Tue
09
Apr

Corbin B. Miller

Corbin Benjamin Miller, only 11 days old, fought to live to the very end, but passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Corbin came into this world in Shawano on March 23, 2019, 3½ months premature, the infant son of Joshua Miller and Felicia Pranke.

Corbin is survived by his parents, Josh and Felicia, of Shawano; his sister, Kaelyn; maternal grandparents, Phillip and Tammie Pranke, of Two Rivers; paternal grandparents, Danny and Becky Miller, of Shawano; his uncles, Christopher (Jenna) Miller, of Antigo, Ben (Aly Zwiers) Pranke and Adam (Sarah Hull) Pranke, both of Two Rivers; his aunts, Brittany (Aaron) Hose, of Antigo, Elizabeth (Ray) Lewis, of Elton, and Tabitha (Ryan Reynolds) Pranke of Two Rivers; his maternal great-grandparents, Ervin and Betsy Pranke, and Vern and Fran West, all of White Lake; and many cousins.

Thu
04
Apr

Danae Jay Clark

Danae J. “Dan” Clark, 68, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

Dan was born on Nov. 13, 1950, in Shawano to the late Fred and Mildred (Roloff) Clark.

Dan’s hobbies included deer and turkey hunting, archery and anything he could do outdoors.

Survivors include his children, Ryan Clark, Shawano, Dana (Ben) Ritchie, Pella, and Emma (Josh Haut) Clark, Gresham; grandsons, Wyatt and Austin; brothers, Larry (Betty) Clark, Calvin (DeeDee) Clark, Leroy (Brenda) Clark, and Ron (Pat) Clark. Dan is further survived by many nieces and nephews as well as special friends, Jon Baker and Jon and Debbie Westphal.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Donna and Janet; and brothers, Marlyn and Mike.

Private family services will be held.

A special thanks to Thedacare Hospice, especially Holly for all she did for Dad. The family would also like to thank the staff at Shawano Health Services for their care and compassion.

Thu
04
Apr

Richard Lee Johnson

Richard Lee “Dick” Johnson, 87, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019, in Appleton. Born in Brill on Dec. 20, 1931, Dick was the son of the late Edward and Dea (Durkee) Johnson. Following high school, Dick enlisted in the United States Navy where he played tuba in the Naval Band and served on the U.S.S. Boxer for three years. He married Dorothy I. Wilhelm in Fall Creek, and together they raised two sons. Dorothy preceded Dick in death in 1993. Dick was blessed to find love again and married Marlene Malueg Eggert at Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano on April 22, 1995. Dick was a wonderful man with a strong faith and a love for music, the water, traveling and his family. An accomplished tuba player, Dick was a member of numerous bands over the years and had a fondness for polkas and music from the big band era. He also enjoyed anything to do with the water; fishing and boating were two of his favorite pastimes. This inspired his work in the marine industry.

Thu
04
Apr

Neil Lee ‘Muncie’ Jacobs

Neil L. Jacobs, 74, of Shawano, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Born in Sturgeon Bay on Aug. 16, 1944, Neil was a son of the late Howard and Gretta (Tousey) Jacobs. Neil is a graduate of Bowler High School and continued his education to work as an industrial electrician. Neil enlisted in the United States Army in 1965 and served his country honorably in Vietnam. He was a proud veteran of the 25th infantry division. Neil was united in marriage to Claudia Arvey. He loved sports and enjoyed coaching little league baseball for many years. He was very artistic and had an eye for detail, putting the level to just about everything. Muncie could fix or build just about anything and would often say, “The only thing I can’t do is put toothpaste back in the tube.” He retired from Faith Technology in Appleton in 2009 and battled cancer courageously for over 10 years. He was a wonderful father and grandfather who never missed an opportunity to teach valuable life lessons.

Thu
04
Apr

Mary Jane Hoefs

Mary Jane Hoefs, 56, of Cecil, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Neenah. Mary was born in Middleton on Jan. 11, 1963, to the late John and Mildred Gilson. Mary enjoyed traveling the United States. She collected Coca-Cola items, mining for stones, crystals and gems, jewelry and many other treasures. Mary loved her animals, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Casey Hoefs; significant other of many years, Paul White; stepchildren, Zachary White, Seth White and Jennifer Murdock; one brother, Bill (Susie) Gilson; two nieces, Courtney and Niki; and one nephew, Will. Mary is further survived by other relatives and many friends she considered family.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of life will be held at Deer Camp and Pavilion, N4096 County Road K, Shawano, on Saturday, April 13, 2019, starting at 12:30 p.m.

Thu
04
Apr

Mabel E. Schulte

Mabel E. Schulte, 96, of Shawano, formerly of Montana, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at The Cottages in Shawano.

Mabel was born July 31, 1922, in Augusta, Montana, a daughter of John and Virginia (Brown) Manix. As a Montanan, Mabel came from strong stock. Her younger years were spent growing up on a ranch on the Dearborn, attending school in the summer months. This region always held a special place in Mabel’s heart and memories. At the age of 10, her family moved to the Town of Augusta. She regaled stories of playing sports in high school, especially basketball where her teams were the great tournament teams. Living in a small town provided Mabel the confidence to try many activities. Alas, she lived a very happy childhood.

Thu
04
Apr

Shirley M. Rosenberg

Shirley M. Rosenberg, 93, formerly of Shawano, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2019, with her loving family by her side.

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

Wed
03
Apr

Emil A. Dey

Emil A. Dey, age 81, of Marion, died early Tuesday morning, April 2, 2019, at The Pines Post Acute & Memory Care, Embarrass.

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

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