Obituaries

Sat
14
Apr

Irene Koenig

Irene “Renee” Koenig, 92, of Shawano, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in Green Bay. Irene was born in the Ukraine on Sept. 8, 1925, the daughter of the late Nikolai and Maria (Ilkovia) Sapenko. While fleeing from Germany uring World War II, she met her future husband, Harold “Hal” Koenig, while he was stationed in Germany. The couple was married on March 1, 1947, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Hal preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 2013. Irene loved being in America and taught herself English. She and Hal were the owners and operators of the Ben Franklin Store in Green Bay, Renee’s Hallmark in Green Bay and Hal’s Hallmark in Shawano. Irene was a member of St. James Lutheran Church.

Irene is survived by her son, Bruce Koenig, of Green Bay; granddaughter, Nikki (Will Boivin) Koenig; great-granddaughter, Anastasia; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hal, and her parents.

Fri
13
Apr

Ruth M. Peters

A memorial service for Ruth M. Peters will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Orthodox Presbyterian Church-Morgan Siding. Pastor Micah Shin will officiate. Visitation will take place at the church from noon until the time of service.

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

Fri
13
Apr

Wayne A. Heidemann

Funeral services for Wayne A. Heidemann will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Mickelson Funeral Service in Shawano. Pastor Dean Suehring will officiate. Burial will be in the Roseland Cemetery in Marion, in the spring. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

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

Fri
13
Apr

Reiko Hobscheid

A visitation for Reiko Hobscheid will take place on Friday, April 13, 2018, from 4-7 p.m. at Mickelson Funeral Service in Shawano. A second visitation will be held in Illinois later this month with inurnment to take place at Mount Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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

Fri
13
Apr

Anne Belle L. Krause

Anne Belle L. Krause, 89, of Shawano, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Arrangements are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Fri
13
Apr

Norman Matzke

“Doc” Norman Matzke, 92, of Birnamwood, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born on Sept. 28, 1925, in Birnamwood, the son of the late Charles and Minnie (Bauch) Matzke.

Doc was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He received the Purple Heart and was a member of the American Legion.

Doc drove truck for John Deere as well as the former Adams Coal Co. of Wittenberg. He also worked at Wittenberg Telephone Co. for some time. Doc enjoyed listening to polkas on Sunday mornings.

Survivors include a sister, Gertrude Matzke, of Birnamwood; nephew, John (Phyllis) Carlson, of Birnamwood; great-nephews, Jeremy (Kristine) Carlson, Jason (Heather) Carlson and Jordan Carlson, all of Birnamwood; and great-great-nieces and nephews, Cordell, Austin, Jaxson, Carissa, Aidan, Kaitlyn and Ryker.

Doc was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mabel Carlson; brothers, Hilbert and Alvin; and nephew, Alfred.

Thu
12
Apr

Diane A. Vanden Brook

Diane A. Vanden Brook, age 82, of Bonduel, passed away on April 9, 2018, in Oconto Falls.

Funeral services for Diane will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bonduel with the Rev. Mark Palmer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

A memorial fund for St. Paul Lutheran Church and Bonduel Fire and EMS has been established.

Swedberg Wendt Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Thu
12
Apr

Trevor J. Mohawk

Funeral services for Trevor J. Mohawk will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Wilderness in Bowler. Interment will be in the Stockbridge Indian Burial Grounds. Visitation started at the Karrie Mohawk-Tucker residence, N8683 Poplar St., Bowler, after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, and continues until 11 a.m. on Thursday. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday until the time of service.

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

Thu
12
Apr

Wayne A. Heidemann

Wayne A. Heidemann, 83, of Marion, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, April 10, 2018, at Appleton Medical Center following a year-long struggle with cancer.

Wayne was born July 15, 1934, in Milwaukee, a son of the late Arthur and Ethel (Beilefeldt) Heidemann. He attended school in Shawano, graduating in 1953. Following high school, he went to work at the Kimberly Clark Paper Mill in Neenah. On June 10, 1961, Wayne was united in marriage to the former Joyce A. Neimuth in Neenah. She preceded him in death on Nov. 29, 1998. In 1967, the couple moved to Shawano. Wayne had several careers in his adult life, before settling in as the owner/operator of Heidemann’s Haus of Realty in Shawano. He remained active in the real estate business, working for Zingler Realty until 2017.

Wed
11
Apr

Jane M. Hershberger

Jane M. Hershberger, 95, of Snake Spring Valley, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully in her home on April 9, 2018. Jane departed in the same manner she lived, with grace and selflessness, surrounded by generations of loving family.

Jane was born on Feb. 8, 1923, to the late William Mearkle – owner of the Everett Milk and Ice Cream Company – and his devoted wife Mary (Holler) Mearkle, both of Everett, Pennsylvania. Jane attended Everett High School, where she graduated in 1941. She worked as a switchboard operator at the Everett Phone Company before marrying her classmate, Bernard Hershberger.

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