Karen A. Burn
Karen A. Burns, 60, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home, 711 Main St., Wrightstown, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 2212 Day St., Greenleaf. Parish prayer service 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Survivors include four children, Julie (Keith) Burns, Greenleaf, Dennis (Kelly) Burns, De Pere, Steve Burns, Greenleaf, Dave (Lisa) Burns, Greenleaf; two grandchildren; two sisters, Judy (Jewel) Meetz, Brillion, Lois (Carlos) Demerath, Kaukauna.
George DeBaker, 80, Luxemburg. Visitation 3-8 p.m. today at McMahon Funeral Home, 530 Main St., Luxemburg, and 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Prayer service 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Knights of Columbus rosary 6:45 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Louis Church, Dyckesville. Survivors include his wife, Marie.
Mary R. Collins
Mary R. Collins, 82, De Pere. Visitation noon-3 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere. Funeral service 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include one daughter, Carol Blozinski (special friend, Roger Nelson), De Pere; one son, Edward Collins, Wonder Lake, Ill.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers; one sister.
Matthew J. Mineau
Matthew J. Mineau, 24, Green Bay. Visitation 2-7 p.m. Thursday at West Mason Malcore Funeral Home, 1530 W. Mason St. Funeral service 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Survivors include his wife, Bridget; his children, Levi and Haley Mineau; one stepson, Devon De Grave; parents, James and Barbara Mineau, Sobieski; one brother, Nathan Robert Mineau (special friend, Gretchen Hunsberger), Green Bay; paternal grandfather, Robert Mineau, Allouez; maternal grandfather, Wilfred Monfils, Wisconsin Dells.
Evelyn (Blatsky) O'Dell-Rock
Evelyn (Blatsky) O'Dell-Rock, 76, Green Bay. Arrangements are pending; Malcore Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St., is assisting the family.
Audrey M. Aures
Audrey M. Aures, 77, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Matthew Mineau, 24, Green Bay. Arrangements are pending; West Mason Malcore Funeral Home, 1530 W. Mason St., is assisting the family.
Delores M. "Sis" Moseng
Delores M. "Sis" Moseng, 77. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, 645 S. Irwin St. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Thrusday at the church.
Grace P. Peterson
Grace P. Peterson, 86, Oneida. Visitation 1-2 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere. Funeral service 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include many nieces and nephews.
Robert H. Schroeder
Robert H. Schroeder, 85, Allouez, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, at a local hospital. He was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Green Bay, son of the late Frederick and Mary Schroeder. Robert graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a master's degree from Northwestern University. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander from 1942 to 1945, stationed in California. Robert married Elizabeth Reineking in 1942 in Madison. He worked 25 years for RH Macy's in San Francisco and New York, and his last position was Senior Executive Vice President of Macy's New York. He later worked 10 years for Prange's Department Store as president of the company. Robert was president of the Green Bay Symphony and the Green Bay Civic Music Association.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth, Allouez; three children, Steven (JoAnn) Schroeder, San Mateo, Calif., Mark Schroeder, San Jose, Calif., and Todd Schroeder, Port Charlotte, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Christina, Robert and Kimberly, Marilyn and Joseph, Todd Jr. and Laurel; and three great-grandchildren. Robert was preceded in death by his parentsand a brother, Frederick.
Per his wishes, services will be private. Cotter Funeral Home and Cremation Services of De Pere is assisting the family.
Joyce Vander Logt (Stadler)
Joyce Vander Logt (Stadler), 75, Freedom. Visitation 10 a.m.-noon today at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, County S, Freedom. Funeral service noon today at the church. Survivors include four sons, John (Karen), Taiwan, Keith, Appleton, Kevin (special friend, Patti), Kaukauna, Kan (Amy), Freedom; four daughters, Barb (Roger) Haas, Freedom, Cathy Vander Logt, Freedom, Debbie (Ken) Kiesner, Wrightstown, Brenda Jungwirth, Stevens Point; 12grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Cyril (Doris) Stadler, Appleton, Gene (Carol) Stadler, Appleton, Gerald (Rosie) Stadler, Hudson; two sisters, Donna (Jerry) Reynebeau, Little Chute, Marilyn (Jim) Ebben, town of Vandenbroek. Boettcher Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Drive, Kaukauna, is assisting the family.
Ann (Mrs. Gerald) VanGroll, 90, Green Bay, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, at a local hospital. She was born May 23, 1912, to the late George and Julia (Rueckl) Seidl Sr. in Green Bay. In 1933, Ann married George F. Meert; he preceded her in death in December 1971. She then married Henry VanderLoop; he preceded her in death in 1982. Later, she married Gerald VanGroll; he preceded her in death in 1990.
Ann was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she also attended grade school. She was a lifelong member of the Daughters of Isabella, Altar Rosary Society, Catholic Order of Foresters and Catholic Women's Club. For 57 years she was an organist and director for three area churches, serving at St. Willebrord Catholic Church from 1945 to 1952; Annunciation Catholic Church, 1953 to 1973; and St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1972 to 1998. She was extremely talented in organ and piano playing and enjoyed dancing and singing with her family. Ann loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved animals, watching "Judge Judy" and was an avid Packer fan.
Survivors include two sons, Gary (Doris) Meert, Green Bay, Jim Meert, Howard; one daughter, Karen (Joseph) Steger, St. Paul, Minnesota; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Leonard Seidl, Luxemburg; and one sister, Marian Hewitt, Howard. She is also survived by seven stepchildren, Janice Mercier, Neenah, Peggy (Mike) Jelenic, DePere, Kathy (Paul) Getty, Denmark, Jacky (Paul) Cramer, DePere, Debby (Karl) Nohr, Denmark, Terri (Gary) Nancoske, Denmark, Rusty VanGroll, Green Bay; 15 stepgrandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Eleanor Phillips; two brothers, George Seidl Jr. and Leo Seidl; and one stepdaughter, Vicky Peterson.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Lyndahl Funeral Home, Lombardi Avenue at Ridge Road, with a 7 p.m. Wake Service, and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Mike Ingold officiating. Burial will be in Allouez Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a thank-you to the staffs of St. Mary's Hospital and Unity Hospice and all the doctors who cared for her. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
Donald "Cal" Calaway, 71, Town of Lawrence, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at his home. He was born in Hobart on Oct. 13, 1931, to the late Louis and Petronella (Albers) Calaway. On July 11, 1956, he was united in marriage to Sharon Walton in De Pere. Don was a veteran of the United States Navy. He had worked at Nicolet Paper as a rewinder operator, the Lakeside marine as a handyman. Recently Don had been driving bus for Lamers Bus Lines. Don loved to spend time with his grandchildren, especially taking his grandson to the Railroad Museum. Don was an avid Packer fan, and was truly an outdoors person. Don was a "Mr. Fixit." He and his wife Sharon loved to drive and just see where they would end up at the end of the day.
Survivors include his children Debbie (Jon) Kleuskens of Lawrence, Dan Calaway of Indianapolis, Ind., and Diane (Lee) Schroeder of Howard; three special grandchildren Zakk, Alexa and Madyson, who loved their "Grand Pal" very much; two sisters, Rita Ransom, and Geneva Ambrosius; brother-in-law and sister-in-law George (Donna) Lewins, godchildren Rick Van Vonderen and Jeff Lewins, and members of Sharon's family.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sharon, one sister, Marion (Jim) Van Vonderen, two brothers-in-law Jim Ambrosius and Chuck Paulick, and one nephew, John Lewins.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME, De Pere, with a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, De Pere, until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30a.m. with Fr. Conrad Kratz O.Praem officiating burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
The family would like to thank all the children on Don's bus route in West De Pere who brightened his day. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ryanfh.com.
Verna A. Graber
Verna A. Graber, age 92, of the Apostolic Christian Home in Peoria, died 6:20 p.m Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Born Jan. 11, 1911, in Peoria to Joseph A.C. and Anna Streibich Barbier. She married Harold A. Graber on Sept. 8, 1937 in Peoria. He died June 24, 1990 in Peoria.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers.
Surviving are 3 daughters, Virginia Graber of Peoria, Ill., Carol (and Mick) Donahue of Peoria, Suzanne (and Charles) Zanzig of Green Bay; four grandsons, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Catholic Womens League and Daughters of Isabella.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Rev.. Dennis Spohrer officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services at the church. Wright & Salmon Mortuary in charge of arrangements. Entombment in Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sister M. Canisia Gerlach OSF Fund. Wright & Salmon Mortuary, 308-688-4441.
Mrs. Gerald (Sharon M.) Carter
Mrs. Gerald (Sharon M.) Carter, 66, Howard. Visitation 4-7:30 p.m. Friday at Blaney Funeral, 1521 Shawano Ave.. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Survivors include her husband, Jerry; two sons, R. Scott (Ann) Carter, Oconto, Curt (Debra) Carter, Oconto; two daughters, Sandi (Pete) Wilcox, Pulaski, Tina Caelwarts, Pulaski; ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one brother, John (Barbara) Stubbs, Folsom, Calif.; two sisters, Paula Boeve, Logan, Kan., Gloria (J.D.) Kennis, Denver, Colo.
Anton L. DeWitt
Anton L. DeWitt, 78, Howard. Visitation 4-6:30 p.m. Friday at Pfotenhauer Funeral Home West, Howard-Suamico location, 1145 Cardinal Lane. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Survivors include, one son, Dale (Darlene) DeWitt, Howard; two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one brother, Vernon (Cathy) DeWitt, Fla.; one sister, Vera Schneider, Abrams.