Lorraine Theresa Krausert
Lorraine Theresa (Chaudoir) Krausert, 68, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at home surrounded by family after a short illness. She was born December 13, 1934, to the late Raymond and Isabella Chaudoir in Fairland (Namur). Lorraine is survived by her loving husband, Jerry, her life-long partner with whom she would have celebrated 48 years of marriage on July 4 and by her seven children, John (Julie), Salt Lake City, Utah, Kathryn (Max Sykalski), Milwaukee, Bill, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ken (Sue), Green Bay, Jerry (Joy), Delafield, LoriLynn Buettner (Mark), Shawano and Ann Marie Kostrewa, Green Bay.
Lorraine is further survived by 20 grandchildren, Amanda (Jeff), Ben, Lewis, Lee, Rebecca, Jacob Ryan, Jesse, Maria, Tyler, Nicole, Stephanie, Christopher, Courteney, Carina, Cameron, Isabella Lorraine, Jada, Katelyn, Luke and Maxwell.
In 1953, Lorraine graduated from Green Bay West. She worked at Red Owl Grocery Store until shortly after marrying. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She cared for, nurtured, supported and made sacrifices for her family. Her love of God, life and knowledge was an inspiration to her family. She will be remembered for her companionship, generosity, spirit, faith, gentleness, guidance, sense of humor, outgoing personality, laugh, smile, intelligence, conversation and willingness to always listen and help. She will be greatly missed.
Lorraine spent her time working on various crafts including painting birdhouses, gardening, landscaping, woodworking, seasonal decorating (especially Christmas), shopping, cooking, baking (brownies were a favorite), babysitting for her grandchildren and vacationing, including day trips with her husband.
Lorraine was a member of the Homemakers Club, St. Jude Parish, St. Jude School Board and St. Jude Women's Club. She also spent many years as a member of the Moose, was a Senior Regent of Chapter 451 of the Moose, and was chairperson for the Elks Club Blood Mobile.
She was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Isabella and Lester Collins; Jerry's parents, Herman and Catherine Krausert; and her sister-in-laws, Karen Schuh and Brenda Krausert.
Further survived by family and friends, Mary Ann and Dick Kasper, Jim Krausert and Alice Huebscher, Bob and Deb Krausert, Roger Schuh, nieces, nephews and many cousins.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a Moose Memorial Service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There will be a Parish Wake Service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at St. Jude Catholic Church from 11 a.m. to noon Friday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Friday at the church with the Rev. Ron Belitz officiating.
Special thanks to Dr. Jules Blank, Dr. Richard Shaffer, Dr. Q. Kahn, Unity Hospice, Barb and Linda - RNs, Ann Froelich, Fr. Ron Belitz, the Oncology Department of St. Vincent Hospital, family and friends.
In lieu of cut flowers, a memorial fund has been established to benefit St. Jude Church, American Cancer Society of American Heart Association.
Toletta Prust, 94, Allouez. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church, 425 Cherry St. Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, is assisting the family.
Helen Tuyls, 90, Green Bay. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, 401 Gray St. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., is assisting the family.
Herman W. Voss
Herman W. Voss, 94, Sun City, Ariz., formerly Green Bay. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday at the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum Chapel, 2770 Bay Settlement Road. Survivors include cousins, nieces and nephews. Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., is assisting the family.
James C. Webster
James C. Webster, 33, Stevens Point, formerly De Pere. Funeral arrangements are pending; Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere, is assisting the family.
Lorraine Krausert, 68, Green Bay. Funeral arrangements are pending; Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., is assisting the family.
Margaret Eleanor Schmitt
Margaret Eleanor Schmitt, 84, longtime Green Bay resident, peacefully passed away Sunday, June 22, 2003, in her sleep at home after a short illness. She was born September 6, 1918, in Green Bay to John and Genevieve (Burton) Hoida. She went to SS. Peter and Paul Grade School, East High School and graduated from Green Bay West after the family moved to the West Side. She worked at Kaster's Religious Supply and at various dress shops including Cohen's, Penney's and Jacobs. Margaret married Norbert Vanden Busch when she was 20 years old and had two children, Gary and Karen. She then married Clarence Schmitt and had one more child, Sandra. Clarence and Margaret opened Schmitt's Wholesale Store in 1955 on Main Street. This little store grew to a chain of 11 stores in Wisconsin.
Margaret always had an active social life with her friends and family. She loved dancing, eating out and traveling. She was also a skilled card player and spent many hours at the card table. Margaret enjoyed her cottage and most of all she loved her family.
Her survivors are Gary and Sandra Vanden Busch and their son, Chris and his wife, Annette, and their children, Alicia and Kyle; Karen Kapp and her children, Lisa and Kevin Schaut and their family, Dominic, Taylor, Andrew and Annelise, Michael Kapp and his wife, Kay; Sandra and James R. Klemm and their girls, Tina Mocco and her fiance, Darren Lutz, Shawna and Jason Coppens and their daughter, Anessa. In addition she had a step-daughter, Carole LuMaye and her children and grandchildren. Margaret is also survived by her sister, Isabel Schumacher; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clarence and Lucille Vandenack; a brother-in-law, Mitch Wypyszinski; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both of her husbands; her parents; two granddaughters, Vanessa Vanden Busch and Paula Mocco; and her son-in-law, John Kapp.
We all have great memories and we will miss her dearly. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (today). A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (today). Friends may also call at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1484 Ninth St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Burial will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park. A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Joseph J. Schott
Joseph J. Schott, 79, a lifelong Green Bay area resident, died suddenly Sunday, June 22, 2003, at his home. He was born May 27, 1924, to John and Magdelene (Theisen) Schott. He was a graduate of Green Bay East High School, Class of 1942. During World War II he served his country in the U.S Air Force and continued a lifelong love of planes and flying. On December 31,1946, he married Gloria Miller at St. Willebrord Catholic Church. Joseph had been employed by Wisconsin Public Service for over 38 years before his retirement in 1984.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria; three children, Michele Schott, California, Patrick Schott, Alaska, Terry Schott, California; one grandson, Misha; a sister, Rosemary Knedle, Green Bay; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Donald and Catherine Miller, Arizona, Thelma and Kenneth Hannon, Florida; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother-in-law, Mathias Knedle; and a sister-in-law, Garnetta Kramer.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home,1521 Shawano Ave., from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Msgr. Brian Coleman of St. Patrick Catholic officiating.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Norbert A. "Norb" Schroeder
Norbert A. "Norb" Schroeder, 65, Green Bay, formerly of San Francisco. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Survivors include two brothers, Richard Schroeder and Jerry Schroeder; several nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
Virginia M. Leiterman
Virginia M. Leiterman, 71, Bellevue, formerly of Denmark, died Sun., June 22, 2003, at a local nursing home following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family. She was born June 17, 1932, in Denmark, daughter of the late Frank and Mathilda (Wachal) Bielinski. She married Alvin Leiterman Sept. 3, 1960, in Denmark at All Saints Catholic Church. She first worked at St. Vincent Hospital and later farmed with her husband until 1989. Virginia later worked at Bornemann Nursing Home until her retirement. After retirement she enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Glenmore. Virginia enjoyed gardening, flowers, and baking.
Virginia is survived by her husband of 42 years, Alvin, Bellevue; two daughters, Marlene (Kevin) Doherty, Ledgeview, and their children, Jacob and Rachel; and Anna Mae Leiterman, Hartford; two sisters, Jeanette (Bob) Aschenbrenner, Glenmore, and Carol (Anton Jr.) Skaleski, Denmark; three sisters-in-law, Lorraine Sekora, Josephine (Willard) Bielinski, Dorothy (Gayle) Derricks, a brother-in-law, Donald (Dorothy) Leiterman, all ofDenmark; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Mary Lou Cookle; and three brothers-in-law.
Family and friends may call Mon., June 23, 2003 (TODAY) from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Knutson-Cotter Funeral Home, 536 Cty R, Denmark, where there will be a parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tues., June 24, 2003, from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of Mass directly at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Glenmore. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at church with Fr. Lee J. Kahrs officiating. Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.
Margaret Schmitt, 84, Green Bay, died Sunday at her home. Complete arrangements will be announced by Blaney Funeral Home.
Roger Wayne Schwartz
Roger Wayne Schwartz, 54, Green Bay. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Survivors include one daughter, Melody, Fond du Lac; two brothers, Joseph (Mary) Schwartz, Waukesha, and Donald Schwartz, Lynn Haven, Fla.; two sisters, Rose Lee (Darrell) Buckert, Fountain Valley, Calif., and Joan Spain, Exter, Calif.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Virginia Chizek and family, Green Bay. Proko-Wall Funeral & Crematory is assisting the family.