Obituaries

Wed
17
Oct

Helene E. Schroeder

Helene E. Schroeder, 90, of Tigerton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at her home.

The former Helene Eunice Monicke was born on Jan. 20, 1928, in Tigerton to Albert and Paulina (Miller) Monicke. She was baptized on March 4, 1928, and confirmed on May 29, 1942, at St. John Lutheran Church by Rev. Streck. Helene grew up on a local farm, attended Hillside School in the country and graduated from Tigerton High School in 1945. She was united in marriage on Feb. 2, 1946, to her high school sweetheart, Ralph A. Schroeder, at St. John Church Parsonage in Tigerton. Helene and Ralph were blessed with three children. The couple owned and operated Schroeder Oil & Excavating Company, Tigerton, for over 50 years. Helene helped out with many of her husband’s endeavors, but she was the most proud of being a loving mother and homemaker.

Sat
13
Oct

Caroline Krueger

Caroline Krueger, 92, left this life to go to a better one on Aug. 27, 2018. She was met with open arms by her parents, Leonard and Ruth Below; her sister, Gretchen Resch; and her husband, Roland Krueger.

Caroline was born in Chicago, Illinois, and spent most of her adult life in Shawano until moving to Phoenix, Arizona, in 2010. She had many wonderful friends in both places.

The most important part of her life was her family, sons Darrell (Catherine) Ness and John (Jill) Ness, and daughter Kathleen Halverson. She was blessed with nine grandchildren and 12½ great-grandchildren, and she was proud of all of them.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Orangewood Community Center, 2650 W. Union Hills St., Phoenix, to honor the life of an amazing person.

Fri
12
Oct

Troy Michael Anker

Troy Michael Anker, 46, of Shawano, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 10, 2018, at his home. Born Aug. 7, 1972, in Shawano, he is the son of Donald and Marilyn (Lenning) Anker. Troy graduated from Shawano High School in 1990 and married his high school sweetheart, Michelle Kobs, on Feb. 14, 1999. Together they had five children. Troy was a special and lovable guy who’d do anything to help his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor and a sarcastic wit. Troy was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing with his father, sons, brother-in-law and nephews.

Thu
11
Oct

Yvonne L. Labby

Yvonne Lois Labby, 80, of Cecil, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at her home. Born on Aug. 30, 1938, in Iola, she is the daughter of Doris L. (Bestul) Kitzman and the late Theodore R. Kitzman. In 1956, Yvonne graduated from Iola High School. Following graduation, she moved to Milwaukee where she met her future husband, Kenneth Labby, and in July 1957, she and Ken were united in marriage. The couple moved to Neenah and raised four sons. Ken preceded Yvonne in death in 1995. Yvonne was lucky to find love a second time and on May 15, 1999, she was united in marriage to LeRoy Rosciszewski at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Neenah. Yvonne worked for several years as a seamstress for Oshkosh B’Gosh. Fishing was always her passion, and no water was off limits. She enjoyed many memorable fishing trips with Ken, LeRoy, and her boys. She also enjoyed playing slots at the casino, hunting and traveling.

Wed
10
Oct

Shirley M. Born

On Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, Shirley Martha (Ziemer) Born passed away at Anna John Resident Care Center with her family by her side.

Shirley was born on July 26, 1930, in Shawano to the late Ernest and Margaret (Wilber) Ziemer. On Aug. 14, 1950, she eloped to Dubuque, Iowa, with Wesley “Butch” Born, and they remained married for 53 years. As part of Butch’s job, they moved a lot but finally settled in Marion, residing there for over 30 years. Shirley called Marion “home.” She was happiest with a deck of cards in her hands, gardening or in her kitchen.

Shirley is survived by two daughters, Stacy Born, of Green Bay, and Mary (Ron) Scanlan, of Green Bay; her grandchildren, Mitchell Malueg, Krista (Rob Stone) Malueg, Branigan (Greg Ruatti) Collier, and Meghan (fiancé Adam Kiel) Scanlan; seven great-grandchildren; and her second daughter, Cindy Elmer Beardmore, of Janesville.

Wed
10
Oct

Cordelia M. Beauprey

Cordelia M. Beauprey “Ko-che-kiew,” 94, of Zoar, started her journey home on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 7, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Cordelia was born March 25, 1924, at home in Neopit, a daughter of Luke Sr. and Susan (Amob) Beauprie. She attended St. Joseph Boarding School in Keshena. Following school, Cordelia went to work in Oshkosh to support the war effort. On June 30, 1953, she was united in marriage to Peter W. Beauprey on the Menominee Reservation. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in Neopit.

Sat
06
Oct

Dale E. Hoppe

Dale E. Hoppe, 86, of Hartford, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Seasons Hospice in Waukesha. Dale was born June 28, 1932, in Shawano to Sarah (nee Hoffmann) and Arthur A. Hoppe. Dale proudly served our country in the United States Air Force and was stationed in Europe for four years. He was united in marriage to Carol L. Reinke in Shawano on May 26, 1956. He was an active member of Divine Savior Lutheran Church in Hartford and an avid reader of the Bible. Dale also served on the board of elders at Divine Savior for six years. Dale enjoyed muskie and walleye fishing. He also enjoyed traveling and going to Las Vegas and out west. He was an avid Packer and Brewer fan and liked to play sheepshead. He worked for the Perlick Corporation for 40 years and retired as a production supervisor.

Sat
06
Oct

Margaret J. Johnson

Margaret J. Johnson, 74, formerly a longtime Shawano resident and currently of Aster Assisted Living Center in Clintonville, passed away and entered Heaven on Oct. 5, 2018. In accordance with her wishes, a private family celebration of her life will be held.

Marge was born Sept. 20, 1944. She was raised by her loving foster parents, Ernest and Joyce Kiesling of Pittsville. She attended Pittsville High School and met and married her high school sweetheart, Evan Johnson. They were married on April 13, 1962.

Fri
05
Oct

Mae L. Krueger

A funeral service for Mae Lucille Krueger will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at 1 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Mr. Will Kleinschmidt will officiate. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon and continue until the hour of service.

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

Fri
05
Oct

Joan F. Emerson

A memorial service for Joan F. Emerson will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Shawano United Methodist Church. Mr. Jim Campbell will officiate. Interment will be at the Graceland Cemetery, Clintonville. Visitation will begin at the church at 10 a.m. and continue until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred to SAFPARC in the name of Joan Emerson.

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

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