Florence Menne, 88, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., and after 10 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chicago and Clay streets, until funeral at 11 a.m. Survivors include four sons, James (Ione), West Allis, Dale (Jenny), Green Bay, Wayne (Diana), Green Bay and Rodney (Terry), Green Bay, stepchildren Carol Smith and Charles Menne; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Ellier Detke.
John A. Seibert
John A. Seibert, 88, went to eternal life on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003. John was born June 13, 1914 and is the adopted son of the late Jess and John A. Seibert Sr. He grew up in the town of Allouez and married his wife Ceil 63 and a half years ago. During the war years he worked as an electrician at the L.D. Smith Ship Yard in Sturgeon Bay. He furthered his job skills through electrical training in New York in the 40's where he also saw one of the early television prototypes. During the late 40's he began his job as an electrician on diesel engines for the Green Bay Western Railroad. He retired in 1979.
His children and some of his grandchildren were fortunate enough to get a ride on one of the engines in the Round House in the now vacant Green Bay Western Railroad lot after he retired. He was a member of the Holy Name Society of Saint Joseph Parish and was also a member of the Railroad Museum. Roller skating, Sunday rides, family picnics, helping to harvest the August crop of hay at his aunt's farm, playing cards were all activities he enjoyed in his younger years. Later he completely remolded their first home.
He is survived by his wife, Ceil, daughters; Nancy Favour and her husband, Guy; Jacqulyn Janke and her husband John; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Randy and his wife Julie and their children, Theo and Sam; Jerome Janke and his wife Jeri. Jeff Van Straten and his wife Lisa and their children Morgan and Madison; Wendy Scott and her husband Curt and their children, Eugene, Chris, Kevin, Holly and also their deceased son Joe; Linda Schott and her husband Jim and their Children, Branden and Jacob; Anita Janke and her daughter Cecelia; Cheryl Laubenstien and her husband Erich and their children Drew and Bennet; Joseph Jahnke and his children Kristin and Ashley; John J. Jahnke and his wife Leah and their son Juell; and Aimee Mueller and her husband Todd.
Friends may call at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Ninth St. with the Rev. Michael Ingold officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
Thanks to Bellin nursing staff of 2 medical for their wonderful care of John and concern for the family.
Kathleen Louise Triller (Beno)
Kathleen Louise Triller (Beno), 35, De Pere. Visitation after 9 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Community, Pope John XXIII CIrcle off Sportsman Drive, town of Ledgeview, until funeral at 11 a.m. Survivors include her husband, Mark; daughters Magdelen Louise and Amelia Rae; her mother, Jane Beno; sisters Lisa (Dennis) Christoff, Laura (Pete) Moegenburg, Mary Jane (Jess) Schaetz, Jenny (Jay) Tyczkowski and brother Peter Beno.
Mrs. Donald (Mabel) Tuttle
Mrs. Donald (Mabel) Tuttle, 81, 1294 Riverside Drive, Suamico, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Monday. Friends may also call at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Suamico, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. A full obituary will appear in Monday's News-Chronicle.
Louise Boele, 65, Caspian, Mich. Visitation noon-1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, West Highway U.S. 2, Iron River, Mich. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include her children, Kyle (Roxanne) Choitz, Arlington, Kan., Scott (Mary) Choitz, Green Bay, Vikki (Robert) Wilke, Green Bay, Lee Boele, Caspian, Mich; mother, Zara Aldegarie, Caspian, Mich.; six grandchildren; great-grandchildren; one sister, Joanne Aldegarie, Green Bay; two brothers, Joe (Sandy) Aldegarie, Missoula, Mont., Paul (Kris) Aldegarie, Iron River. Malcore Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St., is assisting the family.
Eric J. Garsow
Eric J. Garsow, 21, Howard. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., and 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Barbara and Vern Peterson, Howard, his father and stepmother, Keith and Kitty Garsow, Suamico; one brother, Michael Garsow, Howard.
Marie C. Hock
Marie C. Hock, 88, Hobart. Visitation noon-3 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran, 2700 Babcock Rd. Funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include one daughter, Betty (Leland) Blohm, Seymour; two sons, Richard (Germaine) Hock, Seymour, Carlton (Carol) Hock, Bonduel; 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Robert A. Jansen
Robert A. Jansen, 86, of De Pere, died Wednesday, January 1, 2003, at a local hospital. The son of the late Peter and Odeal (Otis) Jansen was born August 21, 1916, in De Pere. He was a graduate of Nicolet High School and served in the U.S. Navy in 1945. Bob married the former Beatrice Murphy in 1940, and she preceded him in death in 1951. On July 3, 1961, he married the former Marjorie Joyce at St. Joseph Church, De Pere. Mr. Jansen had worked at Nicolet Paper Company for 11 years and then at West De Pere Public Schools prior to retirement in 1981.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; three daughters, Colleen Reeves, Madison, Mary Kay and Joe Morgan, Green Bay, Georgiana "Jo" and John Smits, De Pere; one stepson, John Vercauteren, Fond du Lac; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Harold Jansen; and one sister, Dorothy Mason.
Friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere, from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue after 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of services at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, De Pere. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Conrad Kratz, O. Praem, officiating. Burial in Allouez Cemetery.
The Jansen family extends a sincere thanks to the ICU and Intermediate Care departments at St. Vincent Hospital, in addition to Dr. Frederick Lamont, for all of their kindness and care.
Gene Homer LaViolette
Gene Homer LaViolette, 73, 337 Ridgeview Terrace, Allouez, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2003.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday January 4, 2003, at the Old Saint Joseph's Church at Saint Norbert College. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Gary Meehan, O. Praem, officiating. A memorial fund has been established for the Brown County Library or the charity of your choice.
Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home and Cremation Services (432-4841) is assisting the family.
Virginia L. "Ginny" Loest Virginia L. "Ginny" (Gassner) Loest, 55, longtime resident of Green Bay, died Wednesday, January 1, 2003, peacefully at Bellin Hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born January 22, 1947, in Beaver Dam, Wis., to the late Norbert and Eleanor (Greget) Gassner. She graduated from Mayville High School and attended beauty school in Milwaukee. In 1971, she moved to Green Bay. She worked at numerous salons in the area including Gloes, later Haus of Hair, for many years. Virginia had been a flight attendant for United Express. Most recently she had been employed at Shopko before retiring due to her illness. Virginia was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish. She had enjoyed ceramics and antiques. She also loved her cat, Sage.
Survivors include one son, Nathan Loest, Green Bay, and his friend, Jill Lindstrom; and Nathan's father, Allen Loest, Green Bay; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Kathy Gassner, Horicon, Tim and Gwen Gassner, Juneau; a sister-in-law, Jackie Gassner, Mayville; nieces, nephews and many special friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday. Friends may also call at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2771 Oakwood Dr., from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. John VanDeuren officiating. Entombment will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park Mausoleum. A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Lucille C. Roix
Lucille C. Roix, 84. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., and 10-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1484 Ninth St. Parish Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include two sons, Bob (Diane) Roix, Green Bay, Bill (Ellen) Roix, Bothell, Wash.; two daughters, Linda Verheyden, Crivitz, Mary Lou Beauchamp, Memphis,Tenn.; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Raymond (Sandra) Sauvey; two sisters, Dorothy Byrnes, Rita Wery.
Arthur Van Dommelen
Arthur (Art) Van Dommelen, 63, of De Pere, passed away at home with his angels by his side on Thursday, January 2, 2003, following a courageous battle with cancer. The son of the late Harold and Agnes (Key) Van Dommelen was born April 15, 1939, in De Pere. Art was a graduate of Nicolet High School, class of 1957. He married his high school sweetheart, the former Norma Hendricks, on October 8, 1960, at St. Boniface Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on April 15, 2001. Mr. Van Dommelen worked at Nicolet Paper Company for 37 years, prior to retirement in 1999. He was a member of the International Paper Company Quarter Century Club. Art was an outdoorsman and loved spending time up north. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and belonged to many outdoors and sporting clubs.
Survivors include his four daughters, Cheryl and Dale Ambrosius, De Pere, Teresa Geurts and special friend, Tim Geurts, De Pere, Mary Van Dommelen, Denmark, Laura Quigley and special friend, Scott Van Ryzin; five grandchildren, Adam Van Dommelen, Christine Geurts, Sarah Van Dommelen, Sean Van Dommelen and Brandon Van Ryzin; one sister Dorothy Engel, Excelsior, Minn., numerous in-laws; his close friends, both up north and around home; and his two special pets, his dog, Jake, and his cat, Jill. His parents; his wife, Norma; and one sister, Elizabeth Krouse, preceded Art in death.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere. Parish Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday. Visitation will continue at the funeral home from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, De Pere, with the Rev. Tom Hagendorf, O. Praem, officiating. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, De Pere. The Van Dommelen family extends a heartfelt thank-you
to Dr. Grodia, Dr. Bernacki, Dr. Koch and the Oncology Floor at St. Vincent Hospital, as well as Unity Hospice.