Robert H. Baehler
Robert H. Baehler, 74, Zephr Hills, Fla., formerly Seymour. Memorial Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, 358 S. Main St., Seymour. Survivors include his wife, Deborah, Florida; one sister, Janice (Jim) Braun, Seymour; one brother, Gerald (Marlene) Baehler, Seymour; neices; nephews.
Wesley Warren Black
Wesley Warren Black, 51, Green Bay, died Monday, December 30, 2002. He was born July 2, 1951, in Green Bay to the late Warren and Evelyn (DeGreef) Black. In 1970, Wes graduated from Green Bay West High School. On July 20,1974, he married Patricia Heim at St. Jude Catholic Church. For 32 years Wes was employed for the City of Green Bay-Public Works Department. Wes enjoyed spending time at his cottage in Pembine. He was a member of Annunciation Parish and enjoyed singing in the church choir. He also sang in the choir at St. Margaret's in Pembine. Wes loved all dogs, especially Cinders. He was a member of A.A. and was proud of the past seven years of sobriety. Wes always enjoyed going out for his morning coffee and he also enjoyed playing Santa Claus.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia; a daughter, Christina; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Beverly (Edward) Paluch, Barbara (James) Ozarowicz, all of Green Bay; a brother and sister-in-law, Wayne (Sonya) Black, Freedom; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Al and Lee Heim, Green Bay; three brothers-in-law and their wives, Bob (Amy) Heim, Green Bay, Tom (Sallie) Heim, De Pere, Jim (Mary) Heim, Appleton; one sister-in-law and her husband, Debbie (Melvin) Kroll, Howard. He is also survived by his longtime best friend, Jerry Scharenbroch, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at Annunciation Catholic Church, 401 Gray St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Ron Belitz officiating. Burial will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Wilbert "Bill" De Coster
Wilbert "Bill" De Coster, 92, of Green Bay, died Tuesday, December 31, 2002. He was born November 21, 1910, in Green Bay to the late Fred and Elizabeth (Devroy) De Coster. Mr. De Coster served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion for over 50 years. On June 17, 1943, he married Florence Lamine at Truax Field in Madison. For ten years, he worked in men's clothing in downtown Green Bay and for 37 years with De Coster Construction until his retirement. Bill was a charter member of Northbrook Country Club and was a member of Shorewood Country Club. He enjoyed playing cards with his golfing friends. Golf and reading were his favorite leisure activities.
Survivors include his wife, Florence; a brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence and Gladys De Coster and their children, James, Ann and Mary; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gerald Lamine, Dorothy and Art Cichocki, Betty and Ken Christianson; his cousin and her husband, Marie and Dennis Haas; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Meryle Lamine; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ralph and Mabel Lamine. Friends may call at Annunciation Catholic Church, 401 Gray St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Ron Belitz officiating. Entombment will be in Allouez Mausoleum.
Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the De Coster family.
Marie S. Ecklund
Marie S. Ecklund, 93, Green Bay. Visitation noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Malcore Funeral Home, 1530 W. Mason St. Memorial Service 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Survivors include two daughters, Susan Fergot, Green Bay, Louise Eklund of Madison; one granddaughter; one sister, Faye (Mike) Ainsworth, Three Lakes; one sister-in-law, Jean Kosky, Minocqua; nieces; nephews.
Dorothy C. Gerke
Dorothy C. Gerke, 75, De Pere. Visitation 10-11 a.m. today at St. Mary Catholic Community, 4805 Sportsman Drive, town of Ledgeview. Memorial Mass 11 a.m. today at the church. Survivors include one daughter, Barbara (Johnnie) Gray, De Pere; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Howard (Marilyn) Vissers, De Pere, Don (Ann) Vissers, De Pere, Ken (Annie) Vissers, De Pere; one sister, Betty Clancy, Greenleaf. Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, is assisting the family.
Marie C. Hock
Marie C. Hock, 88, Seymour. Arrangements are pending; Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., is assisting the family.
Louise M. La Luzerne
Louise M. La Luzerne, 98, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, 645 S. Irwin Ave. Parish wake service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday at church.
Margaret M. McKanna
Margaret M. McKanna, 85, formerly of Green Bay. Memorial service noon Jan. 12 at Steinhais-Holly Funeral Home, 519 S. Charles, Westfield.
Robert McKloskey, 83, Woodruff. Visitation 9-10 a.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 220 S. Michigan St., De Pere. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. today at the church. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Wright, Arbor Vitae, Mary (Jeffrey) Jarosz, Baltimore, Md.; two sons, Patrick (Siti), Grandview, Mo., John (Celeste), Racine; one brother, Ambrose; one sister, Phyllis Forst; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere, is assisting the family.
Brother Herman Joseph Peplinski
Brother Herman Joseph Peplinski, 87, Pulaski. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Assumption B.V.M. Catholic Church, 124 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Marnocha Funeral Home, 186 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, is assisting. Survivors include one borther, Henry (Sue) Peplinski, Milwaukee; four sisters, Sr. Alphonse Peplinski, Sr. Josephine Marie Peplinski, Sr. Bernadette Peplinski, Sr. Barbara Jean Peplinski, all of Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis, Stevens Point.
Gerald Stuckart, 71, Ashwaubenon. Private family services were held at West Mason Malcore Funeral Home, 1530 W. Mason St. Survivors include three sons, Donald (Patricia) Stuckart, Gary Stuckart, Terry (Gail) Stuckart, all of the Green Bay area; one daughter, Linda (Dale) LaCount, Green Bay area; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four brothers, Don (Shirley) Stuckart, John (Rosie) Stuckart, Bill Stuckart, Jim Stuckart; two sisters, Betty (Dick) Abel, Theresa (Joe) Lembcke; neices; nephews.
Carol J. Vercauteren
Carol J. Vercauteren passed away Monday, December 30, 2002, after a short illness. She was born September 25, 1931, in DePere, daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Oswald) Schadrie. Carol was a 1949 graduate of West DePere High School. On June 6, 1953, she was united in marriage to Gerald Vercauteren at St. Boniface Catholic Church in DePere. Carol enjoyed reading, the Packers, playing cards at the cottage and especially watching her grandchildren play in their activities. Carol retired in 1990 from the Ashwaubenon School District were she was a secretary. She was a faithful member of Nativity Of Our Lord Catholic Church.
Carol is survived by her husband of 49 years, Gerald, her children, Terry (Liz) Vercauteren of Ashwaubenon and Vickie (Scott) Retrum of Green Bay. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Andrea (Matt), Jessie, Erica, Alisha and Nate. Carol is also survived by her sisters and brothers, Sharon (Gary) Simoens, Mary Kay (Gary) Gordon, Dale (Darlene) Schadrie and Dennis (Sis) Schadrie. Two sisters-in-law, Kathy Schadrie and Mary Vercauteren, and many nieces and nephews also survive Carol.
Her brother Joseph "Duke" Schadrie preceded her in death, as well as members of Gerald's family.
Friends may call from 4-8 Thursday at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME DePere, with a parish prayer service at 7:45 to close the evening. Visitation will continue after 9:30 on Friday at Nativity Of Our Lord Catholic Church Ashwaubenon, until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 with Fr. Jim Hablewitz officiating entombment at Allouez Catholic Mausoleum.
The family requests memorials in Carol's name are made to "CCOP" Community Clinical Oncology Program. P.O. Box 13508, Green Bay, WI. 54307-3508.
Kenneth L. Williquette
Kenneth L. Williquette, 66, Duck Creek, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at a local hospital.
Ken was born on Aug. 29, 1936, in Seymour to the late Ambrose and Frances (Casper) Williquette. On May 17, 1958, he married Marilyn Strehlow. Ken is a retired truck driver for Super Valu Stores Inc. Green Bay and a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Howard. Kenny loved to putz in the yard, both at home and up north at "the cottage" with his granddaughters following behind "funny" grandpa. He enjoyed his fishing trips to Canada with his brothers as well as hunting with them. He also liked spending time with his brother Dave's family at the shop.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn, Duck Creek; children, Laura (Alan) Kaiser, Oconto Falls, Lisa Williquette, Green Bay, Patti (Dan) Melendy, Duck Creek, Scott Williquette and girlfriend, Christine, Duck Creek; granddaughters, Bobbi Jo, Michaela and Samara Kaiser, Jourdan and Riley Melendy; two sisters, Jean Marcott, Green Bay, Mary (Tony) Kapla, Duck Creek; four brothers, Jerry (Mary), Milwaukee, Ronnie (Nora) Cedarburg, David (Tina), Mill Center, Carl, Duck Creek; one sister-in-law, Janice Roulette, Green Bay. Further survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew and cousins.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents and one sister-in-law, Jan. The family will receive friends at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home West, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, from 1 p.m. until the cortege leaves for church. Mass of Christian Burial 4:30 pm Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Howard, with the Rev. William Swichtenberg officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Andrew J. Pfotenhauer, Funeral Director.
In lieu of flowers or other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established in his name at the funeral home.