Gordon John Blohowiak Sr.
Gordon John Blohowiak Sr., 50. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, and after 10 a.m. Thursday at SS. Edward & Isidore Catholic Church, 3667 Flintville Road, Flintville. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Deloris; seven sons, Gary (Mary) Blohowiak, Green Bay, Gerald (Peggy) Blohowiak, Green Bay, Gordon Jr. (Pauline) Blohowiak, Green Bay, Gene (Linda) Blohowiak, Green Bay, George Blohowiak, Oconto Falls, Grant (Dawn) Blohowiak, Green Bay; three daughters, Marcia (Ronald) Krause, Sturgeon Bay, Brenda (Russell) Jacquet, Seymour, Katherine (Timothy) Kelly, Freedom; 34 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three brothers, George (Hazel) Blohowiak, Green Bay, Melvin (Rosemary) Blohowiak, Oconto, Donald (Esther) Blohowiak, Green Bay; one sister, Lorraine (William) Gore, Green Bay.
Edward J. Day
Edward J. Day, 93, of Green Bay, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003. He was born Jan. 10, 1910, in Green Bay to Timothy and Sophie (Jopek) Day. On Oct. 22, 1932, he married Marjorie Weslow at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on June 25, l991. He had been employed at Andrews Oil for many years until his retirement in 1975.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Ellen Zellner, Denmark; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Libby Day, San Diego, Calif., Fred and Lois Day, Warsaw, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, Sam (Sue) Zellner, Annie Zellner, Alex (Loni) Zellner, Amy (Joe) Siehr, Tim Day, Sean Day, Ed (Marsan) Day, Laura (Rick) Winkelspecht, Patrick Day and John Day; 7 step-grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn (Al) Dobesh, Green Bay; his numerous godchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie; a son-in-law, Robert Zellner; two grandsons, Keric and Mike Day; one great-grandson, Casey; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary (Ed) Warpinski, Margaret (Gene) Hebel, Alice (Elmer) Magley; one sister-in-law and her husband, Ruth and Wally Holme; an infant brother, John; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alex and Ellen Weslow, dear friend, Helen O'Brien and Ed Heinrich.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a Parish Wake Service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, 209 S. Adams St., from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Kenneth De Groot O.Praem officiating. Burial will be in Fort Howard Memorial Park.
The Day family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff of Ledgeview Nursing Center and to Dr. Wozney for their excellent and loving care of Edward during his time there.
James M. Marcks
James "Jim" M. Marcks, 73, Luxemburg. Visitation 3-8 p.m. today at McMahon Funeral Home, 530 Main St., Luxemburg, and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1412 Main St., Luxemburg. Prayer service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass of Christiain Burial 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Bette; six daughters, Donna (Rick) Curley, Milton, Cathy (Rick) Lytie, Green Bay, Susan (Mike) Colle, Barb (Tom) Giachino, all of Luxemburg, Joan (Bill) Koehne, Abrams, Ann (Nelson) Goubeaux, Green Bay; one son, Brian Marcks, Luxemburg; two stepsons, Gary (Pat) Schuller, Naperville, Ill., Larry (Angela) Schuller, Stoughton; one stepdaughter, Theresa (Arnie) Schuller, Evansville; 13 grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Donald (Beverly) Marcks, Charles (Elsie) Marcks, all of Black Creek, Earl (Sharon) Marcks, Seymour; five sisters, Joyce Thiel, Nancy Holtz, both of Seymour, Delores (Jim) Buckholz, Minnesota, Darlene (Bob) Butters, Seymour, Margie (Denny) Brinkman, Minnesota. Green Bay.
Clayton J. Marto
Clayton J. Marto, 73, Green Bay. Visitation after 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2771 Oakwood Drive. Mass of Christian Burial 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Bess; one son, Michael Marto, Pulaski; three daughters, Debbie Samp (fiancée, Ron Stoeckl), De Pere, Donna (Dale) Hansen, Natick, Mass., Denise (Dennis) O'Hearn, Green Bay; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; one sister, Eunice Berghuis, Suamico. Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., is assisting the family.
Norman H. Nissen
Norman H. Nissen, 93, formerly Pittsfield. Visitation after 10 a.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church, 1954 County U, Green Bay (Kunesh). Funeral 11 a.m. today at the church. Survivors include his daughter, Noreen (Harold) Otto, Pulaski; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Marnocha Funeral Home, 186 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, is assisting the family.
Kathleen K. Powers
Kathleen K. Powers, 79, Green Bay. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. today at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop Drive, Allouez. Memorial Mass 11 a.m. today at the church. Survivors include her husband, Sanger; two sisters, Patricia Ceronsky, St. Paul, Minn., Marge Shannon, Agusta, Ga. Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, is assisting the family.
Jerry J. Reignier
Jerry J. Reignier, 67, Green Bay, passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2003, at a local nursing home. Jerry was born on October 17, 1936, in Green Bay the son of the late Levi and Celeste (Yuenger) Reignier. He attended Catholic Central High School. Jerry served his country during the Korean War in the United States Marine Corps. On September 26, 1959, he married the former Virginia Holda at Saint Joseph Catholic Church and the couple just celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. Jerry had been employed at Fort Howard Paper Mill for over 34 years. He was a gun enthusiast and was a member of the NRA as well as enjoyed competition shooting with his brother. Jerry loved the outdoors, whether it was the times spent camping with Virginia or working in his yard, he always enjoyed being outside. He liked woodworking of all kinds, from building furniture to outside decorations. Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Virginia; an adoptive son, Roy; numerous foster children including, Greg and John Groh; five sisters and four brothers-in-law, Pat and Eugene Terrien, Green Bay, Mary and Jerome Mooren, De Pere, Theresa and Tom Burke, Maribel, Kathy Schmitt, Green Bay, Viola and Robert Schoen, Green Bay; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Mike and Margaret Reignier, Eaton, Peter and Evelyn Reignier, Green Bay; one brother-in-law, Marvin Monfils, Green Bay; his special nieces and nephews, Cheryl, Linda, Mike and Scott. He is further survived by other numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Jerry also leaves behind his dog Ginger, who had been his faithful companion and friend. He was preceded in death by an two sisters, Lynn (infant), and Carol Monfils and one brother, Tom Reignier.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday December 3, 2003 at Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home 340 S. Monroe Avenue. A Parish Wake Service at 4 p.m. will begin the visitation. Visitation will continue after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday December 4, 2003 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church 1224 12th Avenue. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 A.M. at the church with the Rev. Michael Ingold officiating. Entombment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
The family would like to offer a special note of appreciation to the staffs of Heartland Hospice for all of the warmth, care and compassion shown to Jerry.
Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home and Cremation Services (432-4841) is assisting the family.
Muriel M. Staeven
Muriel M. Staeven, 79, De Pere. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, 305 N. Tenth St., De Pere. Funeral service 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include seven children, Margaret (Ernie) Heitzke, Pulaski, Susan (Ronald) Moore, De Pere, Ervin Jr. (Carol) Staeven, Green Bay, Randall (Christy) Staeven, Pulaski, Donald (special friend, Brenda) Staeven, De Pere, Jackie (Chris) McDonough, Bellevue, Paul Staeven, Bellevue; 11 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two great-grandsons.
Wayne Van Den Plas
Wayne Van Den Plas, 61, Humboldt. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Shrine of the Good Shepard Mausoleum Chapel, 2770 Bay Settlement Road. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel.
Martha Vega, 37, Green Bay, formerly Connecticut. Visitation 9 a.m.- noon today at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Family prayer service noon today at the funeral home. Visitation and Funeral Services will be held in Meriden, Conn., at a later date. Survivors include, two daughters, Ellysa Vega, Green Bay, Marissa Vega, Green Bay; father and stepmother, Harry (Geraldine) Vega, Connecticut; two brothers, Harry A. Vega Jr., Connecticut, David Vega, New Mexico; one sister, Anna Vega, California; one step-sister, Cindy Lahey, Connecticut; one step-brother, Bobby Lahey, Connecticut.
Herbert Zeamer, 83, of De Pere, died Monday morning, December 1, 2003, at a local hospital. The son of the late Henry and Josephine (Hallfrish) Zeamer was born December 20, 1919, in the town of Rockland. On May 3, 1941, he married the former Elva Labs at St. John Lutheran Church, De Pere. The couple celebrated 62 years of marriage this year.
Mr. Zeamer had worked for the De Pere School District for many years prior to retirement in 1982. Following retirement, he volunteered at the De Pere Christian Outreach Center. Herb enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Survivors include his wife, Elva Zeamer; two sons, Terry Zeamer and Michael Zeamer of De Pere; one brother, Harold and Eleanor Zeamer, Hilbert; one brother-in-law, Rueben and Selma Labs, De Pere; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant sister, Florence; one brother-in-law, George and Elvira Labs; and one sister-in-law, Hattie and Gilbert Mahnke.
Friends may call at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 North Tenth Street, De Pere, from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday December 4, 2003. Visitation will continue from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Hope Lutheran Church, 700 South Superior Street, De Pere. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Allen Stoll officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Hope Lutheran Church Building Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the Zeamer family at www.ryanfh.com. The Zeamer family extends their special thanks to Dr. James Lacey and the staff at St. Vincent Hospital for their care and concern.
Norman Nissen, 93, formerly town of Pittsfield. Arrangements are pending; Marnocha Funeral Home, 186 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, is assisting the family.
Jerry J. Reignier
Jerry J. Reignier, 67, Green Bay passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2003, at a local nursing home.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Avenue. A Parish Wake Service at 4 p.m. will begin the visitation. Visitation will continue after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2003, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 1224 12th Avenue. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Michael Ingold officiating. Entombment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
A complete obituary will appear in the Wednesday edition. Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home and Cremation Services (432-4841) is assisting the family.
Wilfred "Bill" Verheyen, 92, De Pere. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Pope John XXIII Circle, Ledgeview. Wake Service 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Lyle E. King
Lyle E. King, 72, Green Bay. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Survivors include two sons, Kelly King, Kasey (Sandra) King, both of Green Bay; two grandchildren; one brother, Eugene (Marjean) King, Two Rivers; sister-in-law, Donna King, Waupun; special aunt, Ruth Fellrath, Westfield.
Anthony "Tony" Canadeo, 84, died Saturday, November 29, 2003, at a local hospital. He was born in Chicago on May 5, 1919, to the late Tony and Katherine (Marnello) Canadeo.
Tony attended college at Gonzaga University where he became an All American Football Player and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers. For 60 years he was married to the former Ruth Toonen.
As a Green Bay Packer, Tony was one of the four players to have his number (3) retired. He was the first Packer and the third NFL player to rush for over one thousand yards in one season (a 12-game season). Tony was associated with the Packer Organization from 1941 to the present as a player (1941 to 1952), as an announcer, as a member of the Packer Board of Directors, the Packer Executive Committee, and was Vice President and Director Emeritus. Tony was a member of the Wisconsin State Athletic Hall of Fame, Italian American Athletic Hall of Fame, the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, and the NFL Hall of Fame.
He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Jan (Meindl) Canadeo, Tom Canadeo, Tony Jr. and Cindy (Beno) Canadeo; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Kay and Dan Gunn, Nancy and John Kesler; his 13 grandchildren and their spouses, Gina and Ryan August, Angela Canadeo, Jean and Mike Cranston, Maggie, Tom Jr., and Erin Canadeo, Katie, Laurie, and Natalie Canadeo, Sarah Gunn, Armin Peterson, Kurt and Kimberly Gunn, Mike and Nick Kesler; and one great-grandchild, Emily Gunn.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Savior, Dan and Harold Canadeo; and one sister, Mildred Canadeo.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Friends may also call at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1484 Ninth Street, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Entombment will be in Allouez Catholic Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established for the National Kidney Foundation in Tony Canadeo's name.
Lynn J. Le Breck
Lynn J. Le Breck, 51, Green Bay. Visitation 4-6 p.m. tonight at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Funeral service 6 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Survivors include four sisters, Mary Le Breck, Green Bay, La Vonne (Jim) Hamlin, Sobieski, Joan (Jerry) Schmidt, Kimberly, Jean (Bob) Schauder, Pulaski.
Robert "Bob" DeGrand, 72, Green Bay, passed away Friday, November 28, 2003, at a local hospital surrounded by family. Visitation at MALCORE Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird Street, Monday (TODAY) from 4-8 p.m. and prior to the funeral on Tuesday. Parish wake service 7:00 p.m. Monday (TONIGHT). Funeral Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Church with the Rev. Thomas Farrell officiating. Entombment at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
Darwin W. Legois
Darwin W. Legois, 73, Casco. Visitation 4-8 p.m. tonight and until 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Wiesner and Massart Funeral Home, 407 Main St., Casco. Military service 6 p.m. tonight, followed by a wake service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 506 Church Ave., Casco. Suvivors include his wife, Christine; his children, Tom (Darlene) Legois, Casco, Catherine Kaus, Dayton, Ohio, Cindy (Steven) Tadisch, Town of Carlton; Tim (Sherri) Legois, Casco; 10 grandchildren; one brother, John (Betty) Legois, Green Bay.
George Thompson Sr.
George Thompson Sr., 61, Oneida. Visitation 6-8 p.m. tonight and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. 10th St., De Pere. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.