Ol' Buff Gerarden
Ol' Buff "Dave" Gerarden, 61, Green Bay. Visitation after 2 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere. Funeral service 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include his wife, Jackie; three sons, Scott Williquette, Krakow, Robert (Melisa) Williquette, Shawano, Codey Gerarden (significant other, Carrie Kanzenbach), Green Bay; three daughters, Lauri (Tom) Eason, San Diego, Calif., Pamela Gerarden, Green Bay, Amy Gerarden (signifaicant other, Mike Pierce), Green Bay; eight grandchildren; one sister, Francine Clark, Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, Jack "Wolfie" Shavlik, Manitowoc.
Norbert C. Hendricks
Norbert C. Hendricks, 72, De Pere. Visitation after 1 p.m. today at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1307 Lourdes Ave., De Pere. Mass of Christian Burial 5 p.m. today at the church. Survivors include his wife, Mary "Joan" Hendricks; two daughters, Kathleen (Robert) Guyant, Nekoosa, Virginia (David) La Crosse, De Pere; three sons, Stephen (Barbara) Hendricks, De Pere, Christian (Lisa) Hendricks, De Pere, Stanley (Dawn) Hendricks, Wisconsin Rapids; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his mother, Rosella Hendricks, De Pere; four brothers, Ronald (Audrey) Hendricks, De Pere, Fred "Sam" (Phyllis) Hendricks, De Pere, Ray (Carol) Hendricks, Green Bay, Kenneth Hendricks, De Pere; one sister, Leona Sausen, De Pere.
Michael O'Neil, 97, formerly Greenleaf. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 437 Main St., Wrightstown. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Survivors include one sister, Irene O'Neil, De Pere; nieces and nephews. DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home, 711 Main St., Wrightstown, is assisting the family.
Nicholas Prouty, 18, Wrightstown. Visitation 4-7 p.m. today at DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home, 711 Main St., Wrightstown, and 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 2212 Day St., Greenleaf. Wake service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Survivors include his parents, Danny and Jennifer Prouty, Wrightstown; his brother, Mathias, at home; maternal grandparents, Jerome and Rita Forstner, Chilton; paternal grandmother, Rita Prouty, Danville, Ill.
Jody Gail (Gajafsky) Ricard
Jody Gail (Gajafsky) Ricard, Washburn, Wis., was born December 25, 1952, in Green Bay Wis. She graduated from East High School, Green Bay, in 1971 and Northland College, Ashland, Wis., in 1977. She was married to David Ricard on July 14, 1978.
She was preceded in death by her mother Beatrice (Karban) Gajafsky. She is survived by her husband, David J. Ricard; three sons, Petty Officer David S. (Kim) Niesel, Hampton Va., PV2. Mikah H. Ricard, Korea, Andrew C. Ricard, Washburn; one daughter, Lydia B. Ricard, Washburn; one granddaughter, Gillian R. Niesel, Hampton, Va.; her father Floyd Gajafsky, Green Bay, Wis; one brother David (Gloria) Gajafsky, Hazelhurst, Wis.; one sister, Faye A. (Chris) Egger, Marshfield, Wis; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Jody wrote and administered the Federal Evenstart Family Literacy Program Grant at Red Cliff Chippewa Reservation, Bayfield, Wis., since 1999. She was Costume Mistress for Bloom School of Dance, Dremmond, Wis. Jody worked for Bayfield County Social Services, as an income maintenance worker for 10 years. She served the A.F.S.C.M. E. Local 1731, as president, vice-president, treasurer and chief steward. She worked as a Parents of Handicapped Children Educators at C.E.S.A. 12. She was also a volunteer advocate for parents of disabled children. Jody was an alternate delegate to the 1988 National Democratic Party Convention.
Jody was a avid reader. She home schooled three of her four children. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, camping, canoeing, quilting, skiing and parlor games. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Ashland, and was active in the Young Women and Relief Society programs at the church.
Jody's fiery, indomitable spirit made her special to everyone, especially her friend Ole Sorensen. Her willingness to help others, great integrity, and tenacious struggle for justice has inspired many to find their voices. There will be a reception for family and friends beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at the Ricard Residence in Washburn. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Ashland, located at 1400 Binsfield Road. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, a fund is being established in Jody's name at the Northern State Bank in Washburn, Wis. Bratley Funeral Home of Washburn is assisting the family with arrangements.
Vivian Lambden, 76, Green Bay. Private services were held at Malcore Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St. Survivors include her husband Fred; fourdaughters, Jane (Mike) Hess, Sheboygan Falls, Joan (Russ) Morris, Missouri, Joyce (Bobby) Thompson, Bahamas, Jean Lambden, Green Bay; one son, John Lambden, Florida; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Marian Norenberg, Florida.
Hilma Leick, 83, Green Bay. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Wednesday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. Funeral service 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Survivors include one sister, Virginia Ordish, Rochester Hills, Mich.
Mark Lodenkamp, 45, Mountain. Arrangements are pending; Proko-Wall FuneralHome, 1630 E. Mason St., is assisting the family.
Francis Marsicek, 79, Louisville, Miss. Service today at East Louisville Baptist Church, Louisville, Miss. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Palmer; three daughters, Diann (Doug) Hudspeth, Gale (Jerry) Hill, all of Louisville, Miss., Pam (Mike) Dowdy, Columbus, Miss; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Otten, Washington, Ill.; one brother, Daniel Marsicek, Greenfield. Nowell-Tilghman Funderal Home, Louisville, Miss., is assisting the family.
Lucille Nooyen, 78, Bay Settlement. Visitation today before the funeral procession leaves for the church at Malcore Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. today at Holy Cross Church, 3001 Bay Settlement Road, Green Bay. Survivors include three sons, Gerald (Kay) Nooyen, Larry (Donna) Nooyen, Michael (Amy) Nooyen, all of Green Bay; two daughters, Pat (Gary) Davister, Green Bay, Mary Ellen (John) Heiser, Cooperstown; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy (Robert) Nys, Green Bay; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Heim, Green Bay.
Agatha C. Rose (Gauthier)
Agatha C. Rose (Gauthier), 92, a former resident of the town of Eaton, died peacefully Sunday morning, July 13, 2003, at Parkview Manor Nursing Center, Green Bay. She was born on January 28, 1911, in Luxemburg to the late Alfred and Margaret (Miller) Rueckl. On September 19, 1933, Agatha married Henry Gauthier at St. Mary's Church, Luxemburg, he preceded her in death on October of 1986. Agatha loved Music, she was a church organist for over 40 years. Her enjoyments included cooking and baking, playing cards and dancing the polka.
Survivors include her children, Donald Gauthier, Denmark, Janet (Hub) Hermans, Eaton, Dale (Elaine) Gauthier, Kewaskum, Dave (Peggy) Gauthier, Maribel, Bill Rose, Woodruff; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Seidl, Green Bay, Rita (Tony) Schlise, Sturgeon Bay. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Joseph Gauthier; one step-son, Jim (Patricia) Rose; one sister, Marie Rueckl; one brother-in-law, Charles "Fritz" Seidl.
Friends may call at McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation continues between 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church, Luxemburg. Prayer service 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church with Rev. Milton Suess officiating. Burial in SS. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery, Eaton.
A special "thank you" is extended to Linzmeier Home Care Fairview, Luxemburg, and Parkview Manor Nursing Center, Green Bay, Dr. Powell and Dr. Kroll, Luxemburg Medical Clinic, Luxemburg, for care given to Agatha.
Richard F. Van DeHey
Richard F. Van DeHey, 21, Wrightstown. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today and 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 437 Main St., Wrightstown. Wake service 8 p.m. today at the church. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Survivors include his parents, Pat and Delores Van DeHey; three brothers, Bob, Keith and Kevin Van DeHey; two sisters, Tina and Brenda Van DeHey; one grandmother, Mary (Van Camp) Van De Hey; aunts; uncles; cousins. DeWane-Cotter Funeral Home, 711 Main St., Wrightstown, is assisting the family.
Rev. Richard Ver Bust
Rev. Richard Ver Bust, Green Bay. Arrangements are pending; Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere is assisting the family.
Janet Vollmar, 69, Howard. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2597 Glendale Ave., Howard. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Survivors include three sons, Jim (Chris) Vollmar, Jody (Ruth) Vollmar, Joe (Pam) Vollmar; four daughters, Sherry (Rick) Gross, Diane (Dennis) Shaw, Amy Vollmar, Kris (Chad) Knaus; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Ruth Hallada, Clarice (Burt) Berglin, Sandy (Jack) DeMille, Marilyn (Lou) MacDougall, Linda (Arlyn) Ward.
Gerald R. Branshaw
Gerald R. Branshaw, 85, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Lyndhal Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., and 10-11 a.m. Monday at at First United Methodist Church, 501 Howe St., Green Bay. Memorial Service 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Doris; two daughters, Carol (Robert) Barnes, Wheaton, Ill., Susan (Michael) Stoehr, Milwaukee; one son, Dean Branshaw, Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Ronald Branshaw.
David M. Duranceau
David M. Duranceau, 34, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at at St. Joseph Church, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St., De Pere. Parish Wake service 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Elmer H. Knoener
Elmer H. Knoener, 89, a longtime Green Bay resident, died Friday, July 11, 2003. He was born April 15, 1914, in Sheboygan, Wis. Elmer graduated from Sheboygan High School and worked as a lifeguard. He served in the 120th Field Artillery of the Wisconsin National Guard and subsequently joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and became the Canteen Manager at Camp Dunbar. On December 26, 1943, Elmer married Mary Knoelke in Menasha. His lifelong career was in sales. Elmer purchased Whole Services, a division of Wikelund Wholesale, a wholesale building material firm. Several years later he purchased Wisconsin Wholesalers and merged the two companies. He operated the business successfully for 20 years. In 1984 he sold the business and retired at the age of 70. During retirement, he started another successful business, Alpine Sales, a garage door company.
Elmer was a very active volunteer in SCORE and the Downtown Kiwanis Club. He served as president and lieutenant governor of Kiwanis. He was also president of Bethany Lutheran Church in Appleton and was a volunteer at the voting polls. Elmer enjoyed going to his cottage on Lake Hilbert in Goodman, Wis., where he loved to spend time fishing and swimming. He and Mary enjoyed traveling throughout the world.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary L. Knoener; his children and their spouses, Glory Ann (Jack) Tahlier, William (Myra) Knoener. Kathleen (Mark) Becker, Dorothy (Glenn) Gardipee and Sandra Berres. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Lou Olson; a brother, Norman; and a son-in-law, Russell Berres. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday, TODAY. There will be a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Friends may also call at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1167 Kenwood, from 10 until 11 a.m. Monday. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Reverend Wilhelm Limmer officiating.
The Knoener family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Jaswinder Sundlass and the staff of Woodside Lutheran Home for their caring services. A memorial fund is being established in Elmer's name.
Jack (John) R. Kollman
Jack (John) R. Kollman, 77, Greenleaf, passed peacefully in his home after a courageous battle with cancer the morning of Thursday, July 10, 2003.
He was born on April 25, 1926, to the late John Charles and Anna (Miller) Kollman. He married Carol Bartlett on June 26, 1947, in Manitowoc, Wis. Together, they celebrated 56 years of marriage until his passing. Jack served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. He was a loyal servant for 34 years in the Green Bay Fire Department, acting as a firefighter and paramedic for 29 years. Jack received the Award of Valor from the Ft. Howard Paper Foundation in 1974, for his heroic deed in saving a man's life from a burning building before back-up crews were available. During retirement, Jack and his wife, Carol, enjoyed life in Beecher, Wis., for 14 years before returning to Greenleaf. Jack and Carol spent their winters in Gulf Shores, Alabama. He treasured their newly purchased home there. Jack's hobbies were fishing, watching Packer games and celebrating with his friends, and playing with his cat GC.
He is survived by his wife, Carol, Greenleaf; two sons, John W. Kollman III, Bruce M. Kollman; three grandchildren, Kory M. Kollman, John P. Kollman IV, Sarah H. Kluth (Kollman); one brother, Lester P. Kollman; one sister, Ruth J. and Barney Farah; a special sister-in-law, Phyllis Bartlett, all of Green Bay; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Jennifer Rose Kollman; seven siblings, Arlene Nys, Milton Kollman, Gladys Weycker, Audrey Peterson, Mercedes Schwartz, Emerdine Phillips and Gerald Kollman.
The family will receive friends at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home West, Howard-Suamico Location, 1145 Cardinal Lane, for a memorial visitation on Tuesday, July 15, from 4 until 7 p.m. Memorial service 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Full Military Honors to follow. Entombment in Ft. Howard Memorial Park. Andrew J. Pfotenhauer, Funeral Director. Jack's family would like to give thanks for the kindness received from the many doctors and nurses.
Lucille Lotter, 93, Seymour. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, 358 S. Main St., Seymour, and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home until the cortege leave for church. Prayer service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 915 Ivory St., Seymour. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia (Edward) Mock, Sturgeon Bay, Audrey Lotter, Lawrenceville, Ga.; three sons, James (Deidre) Lotter, Minneapolis, Michael (Jill) Lotter, Helena, Mont., William (Patricia) Lotter, Redding, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six sisters, Lorraine Rhode, Margaret Hackl, all of Appleton, Susie (Louis) Williams, Green Bay, Alice (Don) Fermanick, Appleton, Beatrice (Eugene) Stark, West Bend, Myrtle (Eugene) Prisco, New York, N.Y.; one brother, John (Marilyn) Landwehr, Florida.
Gerhart T. Rycerz
Gerhart T. Rycerz, 80, Hampton, N.H., formerly Green Bay. Visitation today at Remick & Gendron Funeral Home, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton, N.H. Mass of Christian Burial Monday in Rye Brach, N.H. Survivors include his wife, Anna Deschenes Boulanger Rycerz, Hampton, N.H.; one son, David Rycerz, Chicago; one daughter, Sara Perrault, Green Bay; two grandchildren; one sister, Helen Rusnak, Cicero, Ill.; two stepsons, Noel Boulanger, New WestMinster, B.C., Canada, Eric Boulanger, Edgewood, Ky.; two stepdaughters, Lisa McNerney, Merrimack, N.H., Clare Boulanger, Grend Junction, Colo.; four dtep grandchildren; nieces; nephews.
Maureen Stutleen, 73, Green Bay. Private services were held at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Survivors include four daughters, Gloria Kelsey, Catherine Lytie, Connie Tiloti, Colleen Schultz; one son, Lt. Gary Heider; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Doris Kely; a step-daughter, Mary Ann.