Eben F. Kuehl
Eben F. Kuehl, age 84, 1406 River Road, Kewaunee, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay. He was born Nov. 3, 1915 in Kewaunee to the late Alfred and Emma Lande Kuehl. He was a rural mail carrier in the Kewaunee area for 25 years until retiring. He was a member of American Legion Post 29 of Kewaunee and V.F.W. Post 3392 and the Disabled American Veterans. He served with the 83rd Armored Field Artillary and was wounded at the Battle of the Bulge. Eben married Adeline Trakel-Novak on Oct. 28, 1950 in Kewaunee. Survivors include his wife, Adeline; one daughter, Diane Don Petrick, Kewaunee; one son, Ron Ruth Novak, Oconomowoc; seven grandchildren, Dawn Dave Lazowski; Dean Dawn Petrick; David Emily Petrick; Barb Kip Troeger; Becky Jim Morey; Renee Novak and Debbie Chris Conklyn; eight great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Marion and Robert Goen, California; one sister-in-law, Lillian Kuehl Smith, Texas. He was preceded in death by one brother, Earl Kuehl; two sisters, Alyce Kasal and Hazel Kuehl. Friends called after 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Kewaunee. Burial was in Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 29 or V.F.W. Post 3392.
Irene V. Mickelson
Irene V. Mickelson, age 88, of Florida, formerly of Menomonee Falls, was born to eternal life May 24, 2000. Irene was born on April 12, 1912 in Kewaunee to Frank and Anna Makovec. She graduated from the Bellin School of Nursing in Green Bay in 1936 as a registered nurse. She worked for Menomonee Falls Nursing Home for many years and retired in 1990. She was married on June 30, 1940, to Arnold Mickelson. She is survived by her children, Arvin Caroline Mickelson and Mickey Murphy. She is the loving grandma of Catherine (Andy) Rosch, Carl Mickelson, John Mickelson, Ruth Mickelson, Shawn and Michael Murphy. Dear sister of Francis Makovec and Leone Marek. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Friday, June 2, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, N84 W17937 Menomonee Ave., Menomonee Falls, from 6:30 until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 3, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, W156 N8131 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls, at 9:30 a.m. Entombment will be in Wisconsin Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society, Asthma Program of Sinai Samaritan, glaucoma research, a nursing scholarship or to the church appreciated.
Josephine Ruth 'Gallenberger' Horkman
Josephine Ruth 'Gallenberger' Horkman, 73, of 4329 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin has found peace, after a three-year battle with cancer. Josie passed peacefully at the home of her daughter, Terry (Horkman) Ouellette and fiancee, Jim Kochan in Chandler, Ariz. on May 23, 2000. Also present with their strength and love were her daughter, Amy Jo (Horkman) Kurth, Rice, Minn., son Larry “Beeler” Horkman, Green Bay, Wis.; granddaughter, Nicole and great grandson, Tristen, Chandler Ariz. Loving support came also from her son Ronald Horkman, Port Charlotte, Fla.; daughter Maria (Horkman) and son-in-law, Tom Knuth Milwaukee, Wis.; son-in-law, David Kurth, Rice, Minn.; her sisters, Catherine Fricke, Alice Koob, Pauline Beitzel, all of Manitowoc, Wis.; her brother Donald Gallenberger, Seattle, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Josie has gone to be with the Lord and those she loved who gone before her. Born in Two Rivers , Wis. to William and Cybil Gallenberger on November 12, 1926, Josie grew to be a woman of uncommon character, strength and compassion. A mother of five and a nurse of 19 years to many at the Brown County Mental Health Center, she spoke her mind, shared her humor and raised and loved her family. As was her wish, Josie’s ashes will return to the place she loved most, Green Bay. A Memorial Service will be held at Wequiock Presbyterian Church, 4014 Wequiock Rd. on Saturday, June 3, at 10 a.m. A gathering for family and friends in celebration of her life and legacy of love she leaves behind to all who knew her will follow at Josie and Beeler’s home at 4329 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. 920-866-9863. A private family service will be held at her final resting place at Evergreen Cemetery in Manitowoc where she will join her mother and father.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Hospice of the Valley, Ariz., whose staff gave comfort and guidance to Josie and her family in her last days. May Josie find comfort and peace as she rests with God.
Patricia 'Pat' Ann Haupt
Patricia 'Pat' Ann Haupt, 64, of De Pere died peacefully at home on May29, 2000 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born November 19, 1935, in Green Bay to Harriet and the late Fabian Schrank. Pat graduated from Green Bay East High School and St. Norbert College and married her loving husband, Dr. Donald E. Haupt on December 27, 1958. Pat was Office Manager of their dental practice for 20 years, until their retirement together in September 1999. They had 41 wonderful years together. Pat loved travel and gardening and was a member of the Green Bay Horticultural Society and a long time Red Cross blood drive volunteer through the Dental Auxiliary. She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels through St. Francis Xavier Parish in De Pere where she was a member. Above all, Pat loved her family. She will be greatly missed by her devoted husband, Dr. Donald E. Haupt, and her loving children Kathy Blank and her husband, Duane, Becky Betz and her fiance, Greg Prichett and his son, Isaac and Lilli Storandt and her husband, Jim. Pat was a wonderful Grandma to her grandchildren, Chris and Shirley Kulhanek, Katie and Emily Betz, and Sarah and Nicholas Storandt. Pat was greatly loved by and is survived by both her mother, Harriet Schrank, and her sister, Barbara Schrank as well as many other family members and friends. Pat was preceded in death by her father, Fabian Schrank, and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clarence (Bud) Haupt and Edythe (Joni) Haupt and numerous aunts and uncles. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. 4-8 p.m. today. There will be a Parish Wake Service at 7 p.m. this evening. Friends may also call at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 200 S. Michigan, De Pere, from 10-11 a.m. Thursday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with Rev. Anthony Dolski officating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the Green Bay Oncology Physicians and their kind, considerate staff, Dr. Peter Falk and his nurse, Rita, Dr. Pearson and the staff at Bellin Hospital. A memorial fund is being established in her name. God heals us in two ways, he either makes us better or takes us home.
Raymond J. ‘Ozzie’ Gierczak
Raymond J. 'Ozzie' Gierczak, 83, Green Bay resident, died peacefully at home Sunday, June 4, 2000, following a long illness. He was born Aug. 2, 1916, in Green Bay to the late Anton and Lucille (Murawski) Gierczak. Ray married the former Betty Kellner on Nov. 23, 1940, at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Ray was employed by Norcor Manufacturing for many years. He was then employed by the city of Green Bay until his retirement. Ray was a member of St. Philip the Apostle Parish. Everyone who knew Roy knew he enjoyed many hours in his garden and time spent fishing. He is survived by his wife, Betty; one daughter, Gladys Berkley, New Port Richey, Fla.; one son, Dan Gierczak, Green Bay; one daughter-in-law, Kathy Gierczak, Rockford, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Tina Specht, Michele Speibel, Todd McCarey, Jacqueline Joski, David Gierczak, Cory Gierczak, and Nicole Gierczak; two great-grandchildren, Samuel and Abigail Joski; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, George (Evelyn) Gierczak, Rothchild, Tom (Gerri) Gierczak, Tony (Elsie) Gierczak, Joseph (Bea) Gierczak, Don Gierczak, all of Green Bay; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy (Wally) Glinski, Green Bay, Tess (Henry) Velasco, El Monte, Calif.; one brother-in-law, Gordon (Tee) Kellner, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sons, Fredrick and James; three sisters, Rose (Marv) Lemerond, Mary and Margaret Gierczak; one brother, Cliff (Eve) Gierczak; one sister-in-law, Carol Gierczak. Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Larry Canavera officiating. Entombment at Nicolet Memorial Gardens.
Evelyn L. Cauwenbergh
Evelyn L. Cauwenbergh, 88, formerly of Green Bay died peacefully early Tuesday morning June 6, 2000 at a De Pere nursing home. The daughter of the late John and Victoria (Glovacki) Pravachek was born February 6, 1912 in Kewaunee. Evelyn was educated at Holy Rosary School in Kewaunee. In December of 1931 she married Lewis A. Cauwenbergh. He preceded her in death in August of 1982. Evelyn was a member of the Daughters of Isabella at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, enjoyed playing cards (Schoskoph), gardening and spending time with her friends and family. Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Roger L. and Elizabeth, Green Bay, Ronald K. and Jean, Jefferson City, Mo. James D. Cauwenbergh, Green Bay; 11 grandchildren, Roger Jr. (Debra), Howard, Jo Ann (Brian) Cornelissen, De Pere, Lynn and Kim Cauwenbergh, Green Bay, John (Leah) Jefferson City, Mo., Paul Cauwenbergh, St. Louis, Mo. Jude (Tracy) Cauwenbergh, Ashtabula, Ohio, Maria (Rick) Thompson, Joseph, Aaron and Jean Ann Cauwenbergh, all of Jefferson City, Mo.; six great grandchildren, Mike, Kaitlin, Kyle, Andy, Kevin and Tiffany; one sister, Eileen Haack, Milwaukee; one sister-in-law, Helen Pravachek, Mishicot. Special friends Charlotte Smith, Bette Hayes, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert D. Cauwenbergh; one grandson, Mark; two brothers; two sisters and one sister-in-law. Friends may call at Cotter Funeral Home, 860 North Webster Avenue, De Pere, Thursday 4-8 p.m. Parish Wake Service 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. The visitation will continue Friday after 9:30 a.m. at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, 209 South Adams Street Green Bay until the time of service. Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10:30 a.m. at the church with the Reverend Kenneth De Groot O.Praem officiating. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, De Pere.
Special thanks to 9th floor at St. Vincent Hospital and Rennes Health Center for their special care of Evelyn.
Jean M. Peterson Hescher
Jean M. Peterson Hescher, 43, of Oconto, died June 3, 2000 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, WI. She was born to Floyd and Violet Thyrion Poeterson April 29, 1957 in Neenah, WI. Jean worked at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette, in patient registration. She was a member of First American Lutheran Church, Oconto, where she also taught Sunday School. Jean is survived by Craig Hescher and their daughter, Kaitlin Hescher, Oconto; parents, Violet and Floyd Peterson, Coleman; two brothers, David Cindy Peterson and Lyle Tina Peterson both of Little Suamico; two sisters, a twin sister, Joanie Joe Hrabik and Debbie Ken Samsa both of Oconto. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Oconto, Tuesday, June 6, 2000 from 4 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. also at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at First American Lutheran Church, Oconto, with Rev. Richard DeBenedetto officiating. Interment in Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto.
Irene Josephine Funk
Irene Josephine Funk, 86, 101 First St., Oconto died at a Green Bay Hospital May 29, 2000. Irene was born February 16, 1914 at Wabeno to the late Clement and Louise Peske LeFevre. She married Ted Funk February 12, 1938 in Green Bay; he preceded her in death on November 29, 1974. Irene had been head cook at Oconto School District for 27 years. She was a resident of Riverside Health and Rehabilitation since 1997. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and the Women's Association at the Church and the Couillardville Homemakers. Survivors include three sons, Ronald Funk, Oklahoma City, OK; David Mary Ann Funk, Pomona, CA; William Vicki Funk, Oconto; two brothers, Orville LeFevre, San Diego, CA; Roy Roz LeFevre, San Jose, CA; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a sister, Evelyn. Friends called at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Friday June 2, 2000 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Don Clarke officiating. Burial at Brookside Cemetery.
Patricia 'Patsy' A. Renquin
Patricia Patsy A. Renquin died on June 1, 2000. Born on September 9, 1933 in Little Suamico, she is the daughter of the late Crosby G. and Margaret A. McAllister Whitcomb. She married Earl J. Renquin, Sr. on May 24, 1952 at St. Louis Church in Abrams; he preceded her to eternal life on June 22, 1994. For many years Patsy worked as a nursing assistant at St. Vincent Hospital. She volunteered many hours of her time with the Northeast Neighborhood Association and the Girl Scouts of America. Patsy loved craftwork, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. She loved being involved in any activity that involved her grandchildren including concerts, baseball games, pageants, church programs, football games, track meets, homecomings, cheerleading and church functions. She is survived by her seven children and spouses: Buck and Val Renquin of Sobieski, Ron and Meg Renquin of Green Bay, Kathy Schenk of Green Bay, Ginny and Alan Orr of Oconto, Peg and Dale Clark of Green Bay, Steven Renquin of De Pere, Laurie and John Keating of Green Bay. Further survived by 23 grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Charles Violette; one brother and sister-in-law, Patrick and Carolyn Whitcomb; many nieces and nephews; her best friend, Audrey Nall; other special family members: Paul Dorn, Gordy Schenk and Connie Renquin. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; one sister, Sally Danecki. Friends called at Malcore Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, Green Bay. Parish wake service was held. Mass of Christian Burial was conducted Monday 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church corner of St. John and Madison, Green Bay. Monsignor Roy Klister officiated and Deacon Pat Whitcomb assisted. Burial in Brookside Cemetery.
All her life, Mom gave freely to others. In death she gave the last gifts possible, through tissue and marrow donation.