Obituaries

Mon
04
Jan

James Zhuckkahosee Jr.

James “Bozo” Zhuckkahosee Jr. (Misquinachia – Bloody Hands) started his journey to

the Spirit World on Sunday evening, Jan. 3, 2016, at his home in Green Bay.

James was born on Jan. 7, 1943, in Concho, Oklahoma, a son of the late James and Matilda

(Waupoose) Zhuckkahosee. He moved to Crow Settlement with his family at the age of

10. James proudly served his country as a United States Marines during the Vietnam

Era. Upon returning from service, he was able to travel to New Orleans and Georgia for

his job.

James had been employed over the years as an iron worker. He helped build the

famed Great Lakes freighter Edmund Fitzgerald. Other jobs included working as a

factory worker, printer and chef. He enjoyed his work as a chef and cooking to please

others. He met the late Rev. David Kiefer while cooking at the seminary. He enjoyed

being in the woods camping, fishing, hunting and making maple syrup when able.

Fri
01
Jan

Betty Jo Wozniak

Betty Jo Wozniak, 68, Shawano, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. She was born in Oconto Falls on Nov. 8, 1947, to John and Hazel “Hashie” (Johnson) Wozniak.

Betty Jo was a proud and devoted member of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. She worked for the tribe for over 30 years. For more than 15 years she was the tribal administrator. Later in her career she was the director of Maehnowesekiyah and then director of the tribal housing department. Betty Jo loved to travel for work. She often visited places and met people that she said, “I’d never had had the opportunity to see if not for my work for the tribe.” She enjoyed reading and watching movies. Betty Jo also loved her time spent at the casino, probably one of her favorite forms of relaxation. What Betty Jo loved most, though, was her family. She particularly loved spending time with her nephews and nieces, often times taking them along on her travels.

Fri
01
Jan

Richard A. Menge

Richard “Stubby” Menge, 57, of Tigerton, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Richard Allen Menge was born on July 5, 1958, in Tigerton to Alfred and Mildred (Roth) Menge. He attended Tigerton schools and as a young man started working in the logging industry. In his earlier years, Stubby drove log truck for his brother, Jim, for a short time. In the early 1980s, he bought a semi-trailer truck and started as an owner and operator. It was around 1984 that Stubby met the love of his life, Renata, and he was an over-the-road truck driver up until the time that they got married. On Sept. 14, 1996, he was united in marriage to Renata L. Allaire at Zion Lutheran Church, Tigerton.

To be closer to home, Stubby started R.A.M. Trucking and Excavating of Tigerton. He purchased some heavy equipment and really liked doing excavating work for folks all around the area.

Thu
31
Dec

Henrietta M. Anderson

Henrietta Maybelle (Goldacker) Anderson, 90, of Embarrass, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at the Pine Manor Health Care Center in Embarrass.

Henrietta was born on Dec. 24, 1925, in Toledo, Ohio, as the daughter of the late Max and Maybelle (Spencer) Goldacker and married Richard A. Anderson Sr. in Wittenberg on March 29, 1946. The couple had six children and lived in Wittenberg, Shawano, Marshfield, the Angelus Retirement Community, Clintonville, and most recently Pine Manor Nursing Home in Embarrass.

Henrietta was in nurse’s training in Toledo prior to marrying Richard. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, baking, sewing, knitting, reading, bird watching and, most of all, being with her family. Henrietta had an unwavering faith in God. She and Richard were founding members of Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano. Henrietta loved her husband and family with all her heart and spent as much time with them as possible. She will be greatly missed.

Wed
30
Dec

William L. Erdman

William Louis “Bill” Erdman, 75, of the town of Pella, Clintonville, died on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. Born on Oct. 6, 1940, he was the son of the late Louis and Rose (Schultz) Erdman.

Bill was a graduate of Shawano High School. He worked for Dey’s Construction and later Appleton Coated Paper. While working as an electrician for Ellison Electric in Shawano, he attended tech school. Following that, he worked for 3-D Fire Apparatus/American LaFrance as a parts manager and later as a fire truck electrician.

Wed
30
Dec

Barbara J. Scheinert

Barbara J. “Bobbie” Scheinert passed away at Maple Lane Health Center in Shawano on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, at the age of 88 years. She was born on Jan. 13, 1927, to the late Aretus and Viola (Dupuis) Miller in Niagara.

Bobbie graduated from Marinette High School in 1944. Following graduation from high school, she was employed at Ansul in Marinette. On May 3, 1947, she was united in marriage to Russell H. Scheinert, who preceded her in death on June 3, 1981. Other employment had been as an office manager with the family business, R.H. Scheinert Plumbing and Heating. In later years she was employed as a nursing assistant at Pine View Health Center in Peshtigo, until her retirement. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing cards, and watching the Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers football games. She also had a special fondness for animals.

Wed
30
Dec

Joanne D. Radies

Joanne D. Radies, 64, of the town of Wyoming, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle incident in the town of Seneca, Shawano County.

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

Wed
30
Dec

Marcella F. Klitzke

Marcella F. Klitzke, 99, of Oconomowoc, passed away on Dec. 18, 2015. She was born on May 25, 1916, the daughter of Robert and Elsie (nee Gandt) Klitzke in Gillett.

Preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Dorothy Klitzke and Virginia Cannon.

Surviving are several cousins and many friends.

Marcella’s family moved to a farm on Silver Lake in Oconomowoc when she was a young girl. At 17 years old, she began working for the Krause family in Brookfield as a house mother. Later she moved to the Oconomowoc area and worked 33 years for the Weix family.

Marcella was a devoted servant and a giving friend to many. She often reached out to strangers to meet them and make a connection. Marcella first heard the Gospel story when she was 5 years old and later embraced it for herself. She loved her place in the church, singing the hymns and looked forward to the weekly Bible study in her room.

Sat
26
Dec

John Fink

John Manton Lee Fink, 85, of Bonduel, was suddenly called to his eternal home by his Lord and Savior on Dec. 23, 2015. John was born Oct. 12, 1930, in the town of Hartland. He enjoyed working on his farm on Highway 47 south of Bonduel all his life, right up to the time of his passing. He was the son of the late John C. Fink and Anna (Popelka) Fink. He attended the Slab City School until the eighth grade. He went early to school each winter morning to start the fire and get the school warm. On Oct. 11, 1952, he married Beverly Hansen, of Shawano. They were happily married for 63 years. John and Beverly enjoyed traveling in their later years. Some of the places they visited were Hawaii, Alaska, Australia, England, Holland, Spain, Mexico, North Carolina, Florida and Washington. John was a lifelong member of Friedens Lutheran Church in Bonduel, having served on the council and other offices for many years.

Sat
26
Dec

Nelda Pauline Agnes Habeck

Nelda Pauline Agnes Habeck, 95, of Clintonville, was granted her wish of enjoying Christmas dinner with Jesus as she passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Dec. 24, 2015, at the Aster Retirement Community in Clintonville.

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