Ralph P. Biersteker Ralph P. Biersteker, 81, Green Bay, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2003, at a local hospital.
The family will receive friends at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home East, 2379 E. Mason Street at Finger Road, across from the East Town Mall, on Tuesday, January 28, from 4 until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until the cortege leaves for church. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at Nativity of Our Lord Parish-Church with Father James Hablewitz officiating. Entombment to follow. Harold J. Pfotenhauer, Funeral Director. A complete obituary will be published in Tuesday's edition. In lieu of flowers and other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Ralph's name.
Marjorie Mary Denis
Marjorie Mary Denis, 76, New Franken. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home until the funeral cortege leaves for church. Parish wake service 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 139 S. Madison St., with Msgr. Roy Klister officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Catholic Chapel Mausoleum.
Francis J. Dupuis
Francis J. Dupuis, 91, De Pere. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday at Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment in Allouez Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Catherine, De Pere; one son, Darrell Dupuis, De Pere; one daughter, Kay Mullins, Green Bay; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;
Doris (Mrs. Alvin) Gillis
Doris (Mrs. Alvin) Gillis, 84, Green Bay, died Friday, January 24, 2003, at a local hospital. Born in Dyckesville, October 27, 1918, she is the daughter of the late Arthur and Minnie (Dalebroux) DeBaker. She married Alvin Gillis on June 19, 1941, at St. Louis Church in Dyckesville. Doris was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was a longtime member of the Saints Peter and Paul Church as well as the Ladies Altar Society.
Doris is survived by her husband of 61 years, Alvin, of Green Bay; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Marilyn Gillis of Brookfield; one daughter-in-law, Susan Gillis, of New Berlin; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Joe Hollister, Karen and Mark Lepp, all of Green Bay; 15 grandchildren, Jill, Kerry, Greg, Paula, David, Rick, Cathy, Carolyn, John, Brad, Tricia, Karin, Brandon, Christian and Karissa; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Gilbert DeBaker of Champion and Edsel and Dorothy DeBaker of Green Bay; one sister and brother-in-law, Verna and Dean Thiry of Casco; dear friend Beatrice DeBaker of Green Bay; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son Robert Gillis.
Visitation at MALCORE Funeral Home, University Avenue at North Baird Street, Monday from 4-9 p.m. and prior to the funeral on Tuesday. Parish wake service 7:30 p.m. Monday. Ladies Altar Society will say the rosary in church prior to the funeral. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday at Saints Peter and Paul Church with the Rev. Thomas Farrell and the Rev. John Van Der Horst officiating. Entombment at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in her name for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Aurora Baycare Medical Center for all of the care given to Doris during this difficult time.
John A. Hinkfuss
John A. Hinkfuss, 64, Neenah. Memorial services were held Thursday. Survivors include his wife, Lucille; five children; three grandchildren; two brothers, William (Rosemary) Hinkfuss, Green Bay, Daniel (Enrite) Hinkfuss; and one sister, Helen Hinkfuss, Oshkosh.
Steven D. Johnson
Steven D. Johnson, 43, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday at Lyndahl Funeral Home, Lombardi Avenue and Ridge Road. Funeral service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Survivors include his wife, Lisa; his children, David, Erica, Mitchell, Phillip, Sabrina, Brittney and Matthew; stepchildren, Evan and Kimberly; his father and stepmother, LeRoy (Jeanette) Johnson; two brothers, Michael (Julie) Johnson, Appleton, and Richard Johnson, Greenville; one sister, Tammy (Jerry) Gosz, Black Creek.
Ferdinand "Fritz" Paul, 89, Green Bay. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary of the Angels Church, corner of Cass and Irwin streets. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Entombment in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., is assisting the family. Survivors include companion Elsie Van De Bruggen; and nieces and nephews.
Darrell "Doughy" Wagnitz
Darrell "Doughy" Wagnitz, 75, died Thursday, January 23, 2003, at Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wis. He was born April 21, 1927, to the late Henry and Annette (Burkart) Wagnitz. Mr. Wagnitz had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He owned and operated Konop's Bakery for many years.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Gary Nier, Green Bay; five grandchildren and their spouses, Kathy and Pete, Sheri and her special friend Rick, Michael and his special friend Tiffany, Bobbie Jo and her fiance Nick, Heather and Brock; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Donna Tyczkowski, Green Bay, and her children, Todd, Tim and Tami; and one daughter-in-law, Mary Wagnitz, Green Bay.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabelle "Tiny"; one son, Wayne Wagnitz; and four brothers, Lee, Merle, Keith and Kenneth.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
Bryan William Wulf
Bryan William Wulf, 7, Howard, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2003, after his incredibly brave three-year battle with cancer. He was born November 2, 1995, to William Jr. and Sarah (De Broux) Wulf. Bryan was a member of the first-grade class at St. John the Baptist Grade School. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, mini golf, swimming, drawing and video games. He continually taught us how we should be living life and accepting things that are difficult. Bryan was an inspiration to all who met him. To know him was to know greatness.
Survivors include his parents; one sister, Heather, Howard; his grandparents, William Sr. and Jean Wulf, Menomonie, James De Broux, De Pere, and Lois De Broux, De Pere; aunts and uncles, Marge Wulf, Menomonie, Joe and Deb Feeney, Menomonie, Doug Wulf, Chippewa Falls, Doug and Sue De Broux, Monroe, Dave and Gini De Broux, Green Bay, Don and Terry De Broux, Weston, Don and Mary Schroeder, Mequon, Matt and Jean De Broux, Green Bay; many cousins and special friends.
Friends may call at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2597 Glendale Ave., Howard, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at the church with the Rev. Bill Swichtenberg officiating. Entombment will be in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., is assisting the family.
We would like to thank the staff of Unity Hospice, Radiation Oncology, 10th Floor Pediatrics and, of course, the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology staff for their wonderful care of Bryan as well as for their support for our entire family. We also want to thank Dr. Jon Brandt and Dr. Sachen Jogel. They are two incredible doctors who helped us every step of the way.
William "Bill" Constans, 75, Green Bay. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Monday at West Mason Malcore Funeral Home, 1530 W. Mason St. Memorial service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Jon F. Holschuh
Jon F. Holschuh, 64, Green Bay. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., is assisting the family.
Sandra L. Koslowski
Sandra L. (Nohr) Koslowski, 58, Green Bay. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today at Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere. Memorial service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Aubrey Ray McLain
Aubrey Ray McLain, 65, Appleton. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Service 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mary Margaret Smith
Mary Margaret (Bodart) Smith, 60, Green Bay. Visitation 9-10 a.m. today at Allouez Catholic Mausoleum Chapel, 2121 Riverside Drive. Prayer service 10 a.m. today at the chapel. Survivors include one son, Lee William (Donna) Liebergen; three grandchildren; one sister, Teri VandenHoven. Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, is assisting the family.
Isabel C. Wojkiewicz
Isabel C. Wojkiewicz, 72, Pulaski. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Hofa Park. Funeral liturgy 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include one daughter, Florence (David) Keiler, Pulaski; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Lois) Hackl, Green Bay, Robert Hackl Jr., Green Bay; one sister, Betty (Ewald) Dettman, Seymour.
Frank Stanley Wolfe
Frank Stanley Wolfe, 96, Fort Worth, Texas, loving husband and devoted father, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at his residence. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Arlington, Texas.
Frank Stanley Wolfe was born November 10, 1906, in Green Bay to Frank and Rose. He retired from Froedtert Malt in Milwaukee. In September 2002 he moved to Fort Worth from his lifelong home in Milwaukee. He enjoyed hunting, playing the lottery and listening to Brewers and Packers games. Frank was preceded in death by his brothers Harold, Sal and Joe; sister, Ann.
Survivors: Frank will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Esther Gorecki Wolfe; sons, Francis Wolfe, Kenneth Wolfe and his wife Jill; daughters, Susan Pace and husband Ralph, Linda Brooks and husband Dean, and Donna Nowicki and special partner Eddie Wold; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and many other special relatives and friends.
The family gives a special thank-you to the caring nurses and staff at Community Hospice.