Ruth C. Brueckner
Ruth C. Brueckner, 81. At Mrs. Brueckner's request, no funeral services will be held. Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., is assisting the family.
Victoria Charneski (Mrs. Peter), Green Bay resident, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003. She was born Dec. 19, 1909, to the late Anton and Stella (Rozek) Skaleski in Glenmore, Wis. On Sept. 15, 1931, she married Peter Charneski at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in the Town of Eaton. He preceded her in death on August 22, 1978.
Victoria lived in Green Bay most of her life. She worked for Green Bay Foods for a number of years, then raised her family and was a homemaker. She loved to bake, sew, crochet and did some baby-sitting for her grandchildren. For fun, she enjoyed playing cards and bingo. She is a member of St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church.
She is survived by four children and their spouses: son, Vern and Mary Ann Charneski of Venice, Fla.; daughters, Mary and Don Beirowski of Green Bay; Pat and Ken Sandor of Athelstane; and Nancy and Jim Busse of Cecil. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Sandy (Bob) Gosz, Kathy (Dave) Gillaume, Dawn (Chris) Sandve, Sherry (Dan) Linskens, Lynn (Eddie) Muenster, Ron (Colleen) Charneski, Bonnie LeFevre, Tom Sandor and his fiancée Rhonda Radecki, Julie Luecke, Rob (Alice) Sandor, Mike (Michelle) Beirowski, Kristen (Rick) Mattes, Dan (Jodi) Busse, and Debi (Rob) Chapman. She also has 26 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by Rose Rasmussen, Susie Rasmussen, Becky Evrard, Donald Skaleski, Anton (Carol) Skaleski, Jr., Dorothy Phillips, and sisters-in-law Marie, Ivy, Agnes and Annamae Skaleski and Marie Stankevitz; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister and six brothers, Frances Dorn and Stanley, Edward, Al, Raymond, Harry and Chester Skaleski; and many brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., and on Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at St. Mary of the Angels Church, corner of Cass and Irwin streets. Parish Wake Service 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's with the Rev. Nathan Jaskulski officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
Mom lived at Care for All Ages in Howard for the last year-and-one-half. She truly enjoyed the many friends she made during that time. The family is very grateful for the wonderful care she received while living there.
Edward (Norm) Gerczak Sr.
Edward (Norm) Gerczak Sr., 79, Allouez. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., and after 10 a.m. Thursday at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop Drive. VFW Post #9677 memorial service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Cora A. Germain
Cora A. Germain, 86, Green Bay. Visitation after 1 p.m. Wednesday at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 2270 S. Oneida St. Mass of Christina Burial 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Survivors include two sons, Gerald (Sally) Germain, Eugene (Georgia) Germain; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Leo (Evelyn) Conta, Roy (Shirley) Conta; one sister, Jean Palmer. Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., is assisting the family.
Mary Jankowski, 103, Green Bay. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Angels Church, corner of Cass and Irwin streets. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial in Allouez Catholic Cemetery. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family. Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Lillian M. Wochenske
Lillian M. (Mrs. Edward) Wochenske, 97, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., and 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Annunciation Catholic Church, 401 Gray St. Parish Wake Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Survivors include three stepsons, Jack Moore, Green Bay, Richard (Betty) Wochenske, Baraboo, Paul (Rosemary) Wochenske, Green Bay; one stepdaughter, Lois (Gary) Larscheid, Suamico; two sisters, Mildred (Milton) Schley, Maribel, Pearl Buggs, Two Rivers.
Mrs. Henry (Mary) Zych, 80, De Pere, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2003. She was born Sept. 15, 1922, in Iron Mountain, Mich., to the late Daniel and Catherine Goich. She graduated from Laona High School. Mary was a member of St. Mary Catholic Community. She married Henry L. Zych Dec. 29, 1950.
She is survived by her son, James Sweeney, De Pere; grandchildren, Hank and Tricia Sweeney, Escanaba, Mich., Frank and Denise Sweeney, Scottsdale, Ariz., Nicole Sweeney and her fiancé, Andy Fee, San Diego; daughter-in-law, Anne Sweeney, Scottsdale, Ariz.; great-grandchildren, Grant, Tori, Conner and Alexia; and two sisters. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; two sisters; and two brothers.
Family and friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. today., Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Mary Catholic Community, Pope John XXIII Circle, off Sportsman Drive, Town of Ledgeview. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. today at the church. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, De Pere. Cotter Funeral Home, De Pere, is assisting the family.
Robert J. Matzke
Robert J. Matzke, 77, De Pere. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. 10th St., De Pere. Prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation continues after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1307 Lourdes Ave., De Pere. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Leona; children, Robert (Kathy) Matzke, Hortonville, and Dianna (Jack) Kersten, Jeffrey (Terry) Matzke, Kirk (Lynn) Matzke, and Debbie (Joel) Butz, all of De Pere; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Harold (Pat) Matzke and Jerry (Janice) Matzke, both of Green Bay, and Russell (JoAnn) Matzke, De Pere; two sisters, Erna (Bob) Brosig, De Pere, and Mary Lou (Charles) Randel, Green Bay.
Christopher D. McKelvey
Christopher D. McKelvey, 40, Allouez, died unexpectedly Fri., Jan. 17, 2003 at his home from complications of surgery. He was born June 7, 1962 in Minnesota, son of Chandler and Beverly McKelvey. He graduated from Stevens Point High School in 1980, and from UWGB with a degree in political science. He married Susan Arveson on April 7, 1990 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Green Bay. Christopher was an investment broker for many years and most recently in sales. Christopher enjoyed vacationing in Florida and Door County with his family, and he loved spending time with his three children. Survivors include his wife, Susan, Allouez; three children who are at home, Brooke, Beth, and Aaron; his parents, Chandler and Beverly McKelvey, Madison; two brothers, Steve and Barb McKelvey, Northfield, Minn., and Kenneth and Tara McKelvey and their children, Amanda and Katy, Oregon; and Susan's family, Aaron and Jeannie Arveson, David and Sharon Schlies and their children, Steve Arveson and Deanna Schlies, Dennis and Lori Arveson and their children, Jeffrey and Anthony, Kevin and Sherri Konkol and their children, Malorie and Carson, all of Denmark, Dale Arveson, Arizona, and Dean Arveson, Illinois; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his uncle, James McKelvey, and his mother-in-law, Verona Arveson.
Family and friends may call Wed., Jan. 22, 2003 at Faith Lutheran Church, 2335 S. Webster Ave., Allouez, from 9 to 11 a.m. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at church, with the Rev. Peter A. Speckhard officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund had been established for Christopher's children. Cotter Funeral Home, De Pere, is assisting the family.
Oscar J. Nissen
Oscar J. Nissen, 95, Green Bay. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 330 S. Broadway. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Lyndahl Funeral Home assisting. Survivors include his wife, Borghild; a brother, Norman Nissen; and other relatives and friends.
Arthur Elmer Nuthals
Arthur Elmer Nuthals, 86 years old, died Saturday afternoon after a glorious attempt at life. He was born to Marie and Eugene Nuthals on Dec. 17, 1916 in Green Bay. He married Helen Offerman on Feb. 26, 1938 at Annunciation Catholic Church; she preceded him in death on July 8, 1985. Art worked as a master mason for Selmer Construction and various other contractors. Many local landmarks bear Art's handprint. He was a proud member of Local No. 3 and had earned his 50-year pin. Arthur was also a member of the Northside Pigeon Club, his secondary love to family. His birds had won numerous trophies over the years. He enjoyed the Green Bay Packers, bowling, and had been known to enjoy a game of pool until shortly before his death. His greatest accomplishment was his family whom survives him, including children: Five daughters, Gay (Larry) Vanden Avond, Janice Roeser, Ellen (Dr. Richard) Greene, Lee (Pat) Kornely, and Wendy Dickinson; and two sons, Arthur A. (Peggy) Nuthals and Mark (Joni) Nuthals. His grandchildren include Aaron and Anne Vanden Avond, Alan Vanden Avond, Robert and Shawn Vanden Avond, Rebecca and Marty Tilkens, Andrea and Larry Verheyden, Michael and Mary Herson-Roeser, Paul and Lori Roeser, Sandra Roeser, Helen and Paul Dove, Sarah and Paul Lehman, Dr. Andrew and Brenda Greene, Christopher and Thomas Greene, Jamie and Sean O'Neil, Jason and Gretchen Queoff, Angie Queoff, Jarrod and Melisa Dickinson, Joel Dickinson, Justin Dickinson, Nicholas, Benjamin and Katy Nuthals, and Leslie , Adam and Brian Nuthals. His great-grandchildren include David, Rory, Mark, Stacy, Sidney, Jacob, Michael, Noah, Madeline, Nicholas, Bennett, Mackenzie, Brianna, Abbey, twins Connor and Quinn, Ian and Isabella. He is survived by brothers and sisters, Alma Noel, Bill and Wilma Nuthals, Lawrence (Babe) Nuthals, Clarence and Betty Nuthals. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lucille Basten; brothers, Gene and George Nuthals; and granddaughter, Jenna Nuthals.
Friends may call at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home until the funeral cortege leaves for church. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 312 Victoria St., with the Rev. Larry Canavera officiating. Burial in Fort Howard Cemetery.
We the family would like to thank Unity Hospice, Ron Howard, his attendant, and Mike, his nurse at Bellin ICU. Arthur's legacy will live through the people he has loved and the standing memorials he has helped to build.
Doug Stewart, 84, Green Bay. Funeral Mass and burial to take place at a later date in Lima, Ohio. Blaney Funeral Home assisting. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Stewart (Sr. Joan Claire), Piqua, Ohio, and Patrica Stewart, Lima; two sons, Greg (Marti) Stewart, Lambertville, Mich., and David (JAckie) Stewart, Green Bay; one granddaughter; other relatives.
Kevin J. Truttmann
Kevin J. "Vinnie" Truttmann, 43, Bellevue. Visitation 3-9 p.m. Tuesday and 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at malcore Funeral Home, University Avenue and Baird street. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Survivors include his mother, Judy Truttmann, Green Bay; children, Kalee and Jacob, and their mother, Debbie Truttmann, and Kristina and Derek, and their mother, Jodi Truttmann; brothers, Rick (Lisa) and Todd; sister, Alison (John) Van Lanen, De Pere; other relatives.
Donald P. Van
Donald P. Van, Olathe, Kan., formerly of Green bay, 67. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Visitation continues 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel, Woodlawn Cemetery, 1542 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. Survivors include his wife, Sandy; son, Paul (Tami) Van; daughters, Tracy (Kevin) Gellhaus, Kelly (Gary) Patillo, and Darcy Van, all of Olathe; four grandchildren; one brother, Gerald Vanden Heuvel, Green Bay; other relatives.
Hattie C. Verheyden
Hattie C. Verheyden, 102, Green Bay. No visitation; private services will be held. Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home assisting. Survivors include her godchild, Patricia (Dennis) De Bouche and other relatives.
Mrs. Henry Zych
Mrs. Henry (Mary) Zych, 80, De Pere, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2003. She was born Sept. 15, 1922 in Iron Mountain, Mich., to the late Daniel and Catherine Zych. She graduated from Laona High School. Mary was a member of St. Mary Catholic Community. She married Henry L. Zych Dec. 29, 1950, and he preceded her in death in 1990.
She is survived by her son, James Sweeney, De Pere; grandchildren, Hank and Tricia Sweeney, Escanaba, MI, Frank and Denise Sweeney, Scottsdale, Ariz., Nicole Sweeney and her fiancé, Andy Fee, San Diego; daughter-in-law, Anne Sweeney, Scottsdale, Ariz.; great-grandchildren, Grant, Tori, Conner, and Alexia; and 2 sisters. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; two sisters and two brothers.
Family and friends may call from 12 to 1 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 21, 2003 at St. Mary Catholic Community, Pope John XXIII Circle, off Sportsman Drive, Town of Ledgeview. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. Tuesday at church. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, De Pere. Cotter Funeral Home, De Pere, is assisting the family.