Published December 3, 2004
Patricia A. Barger
Patricia A. Barger, 62, Howard, died on Wednesday, December 1, 2004, after a lengthy illness. She was born on March 13, 1942, in Suring, Wis., to the late Joseph P. and Mildred (Catencamp) Hoerres.
The former Patricia Ann Hoerres married Robert J. Barger in Suring on July 20, 1963, celebrating 41 years of marriage. For the past 30 years they made their home in the village of Howard. Pat had been employed by Wal-Mart until her health failed.
Patricia is survived by her husband, Robert J.; children, Ethan (Erin) Barger, Chapel Hill, N.C.; Daniel Barger, Cascade, Wis.; brothers and sisters, Francis Hoerres, Suring; Donald (June) Hoerres, Suring; Robert (Virginia) Hoerres, Memphis, Tenn.; Evelyn (Orvill) Anderson, Green Bay; Margie (David) Mason, Adel, Wis.; Ruth (Ralph) Rassmussen, Green Bay; Ethel (Jack) Erb, Manitowoc; Barbara (Robert) Galloy, McHenry, Ill.; further survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Pat enjoyed life, her many friends, associates, talking with folks, her dogs and cats. She enjoyed the simple things in life, and was always willing to help others. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James and Gerald; sisters, Mary, Helen and Carol.
A memorial service for Particia will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at 7 p.m. Friends may call prior from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home West, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard. Harold J. Pfotenhauer, Funeral Director. In lieu of flowers and other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established in Patricia's name at the funeral home.
William T. Bomier
William T. Bomier, 77, longtime resident of Green Bay, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born July 21, 1927 in Racine, Wis., to the late Robert and Bess (Sheffield) Bomier. On Oct. 13, 1951 Bill married Dorothy Rice at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Racine. He had been employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 35 years mostly as Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor. Bill had served in the U.S. Army Air Force in the Medical Corps. He was an active member of St. Agnes Parish and sang in the Celebration Choir and the Funeral Choir. He loved photography and enjoyed repairing cars. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; four children and their spouses, Robert and Joan Bomier, Charlevoix, Mich.; James and Terri Bomier, Fond du Lac; Jean and Blaise Glaser, Green Bay; Mary and Mark Clements, Gurnee, Ill.; his grandchildren, Christopher, Paul and Philip Bomier, Katie, Andrew and John Rouse, Seth, Emily and Ian Clements; two sisters-in-law, Mary Bomier, Racine; Gloria Bomier, Neenah.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepmother, Blanche Bomier; three brothers, George, Jerome and Robert; four sisters, Margaret, Claudia, Helen and Dorothy.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. There will be a Parish Wake Service held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Friends may also call at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1484 Ninth St. from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Burial will be in Nicolet Memorial Gardens.
The Bomier family wishes to extend a thank you to the staff of Unity Hospice for their compassionate care. They would like to express their appreciation to Drs. Bollom and Potts for all of their care. A special thank you also to all the neighbors and friends for their helpful support.
A memorial fund has been established in Bill's name.
Marilyn M, Kokai
Marilyn M, Kokai, 85, Cary, Ill., formerly Abrams. Visitation 9:30-10:30 Saturday at St. Louis Catholic Church, Abrams. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Pfotenhauer Funeral Home West, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, is assisting the family.
Gerald (Gerry) Lambert
Gerald (Gerry) Lambert, 70, Green Bay, died Tuesday afternoon, November 30, 2004, at a local nursing home. Born in Milwaukee, on January 1, 1934, he is the son of A. Lambert and the former Libby Chizek. Gerald attended St. Colette School in Jefferson, Wis., until 1992. Then he came home to live with his mother and work at Barc Industries until her death in 1999. Gerald lived at Jefferson Manor and later at Brown County Mental Health Center where he received excellent care. Thanks to the staff of both facilities.
Survived by his cousin: Robert Wezzlaff and family; Judy Bonnett and family; step uncles and aunts: Gordon Mallen, George and Beverly Mallien, Richard Mallien; Eleanor Ploor; his guardian: Geraldine Olson and her husband Russell and their children: Karen and Phil White; Carol and Randy Olson and family; Robert and Kathy Olson; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, grandparents; aunts, and uncles.
Visitation at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, (corner of Doty and Monroe streets) from 9:30 a.m. Friday until the time of the funeral. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Friday at the cathedral with Rev. John Doerfler officiating. Burial in Allouez Catholic Cemetery. MALCORE Funeral Home, 432-5579 is in charge of arrangements.
Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send condolences to the family.
John H. Larrabee
John H. Larrabee, 46, Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, November 30, 2004, at his home. Born January 16, 1958, in Watertown, N.Y., he is the son of the late Kenneth and Mary (Manchester) Larrabee. John married the former Susan Simac on September 7, 2002, in Two Rivers. He worked for eight years at Brown County Hospital as a CNA. John had a special love for the outdoors, was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling.
He is survived by his loving wife: Susan; one son and daughter-in-law: John and Kate Larrabee and a grandson, John of St. Cloud, Minn.; one daughter: Roxanne Larrabee and two grandsons, Joseph and Joel of Watertown, N.Y.; one step-daughter: Tracy Booth of Green Bay; four step-children: Stacy (Rick) Watzka of Two Rivers, Shelly (Mike) Myers of Sheboygan, Joseph (special friend, Trish) Heimerl of Green Bay, John Heimerl of Denmark; 10 step-grandchildren; two sisters: Karen Vogel and Linda Fitzgerald-LaFlame; four brothers and sisters-in-law: Kenneth and Barbara Larrabee, Douglas and Shirley Larrabee, Arthur Larrabee, Michael Larrabee; John's best friend: Steve Sheehan of Green Bay; four brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Keith Larrabee; one niece and one nephew.
Visitation at MALCORE Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial service 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Roberta Thomson officiating.
Susan and her family extend a very special thank you to the Green Bay Police Department, including Detectives Tom Lind and Robert Haglund; Ronald Cody from the Medical Examiner's Office and especially Officer Greg Vogel for their great compassion during this very difficult time.
A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Johnâs name for the benefit of the World Wildlife Fund at 1250 Twenty-Fourth Street NW Washington, D.C. 20037.
Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send condolences to the family.
Henry T. "Wally" La Sota
Henry T. "Wally" La Sota, 86, Oshkosh, formerly Green Bay. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Bethel Home, 225 N. Eagle St., Oshkosh. Pfotenhauer Funeral Home & Cremation, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, is assisting the family.
Jim Mahony, 76, Mill Valley, California, formerly of Green Bay, died Saturday Nov. 20, 2004, in California of congestive heart failure. He was born Dec. 9, l927, in Green Bay to the late John and Theckla (Wagner) Mahony.
He graduated from Annunciation Grade School, Central Catholic High School in the Class of l945. He attended St. Norbert College and graduated from Villanova University. He enjoyed traveling the world and moved to California in l955. Jim worked at the Hilton Hotel in San Francisco until his retirement. While in San Francisco, he was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, and was the church organist for many years. He was also the organist for other churches in the San Francisco area. He lived in Corte Madera, California and for the last six years he lived in The Redwoods in Mill Valley. Survivors include his sister, Peggy Eisenreich, Green Bay; l0 nieces and nephews, Pam Mahony, Ann Arbor, Mich., Mike Mahony, Malibu, Calif., Tom Mahony, Boulder, Colo.; Molly Mahony-Smith, Ann Arbor, Mich.:, Bill Eisenreich, Huntington Station, N.Y.; Jim Eisenreich, Eden Prairie, Minn.; Mary Gillis, Green Bay; Helen Englebert, Menasha; Kay Eisenreich, Neenah; John Eisenreich; Green Bay; several great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Jacky in Aug. 1929, Bob in July 2002, Bob's wife, Mary T. in Jan. 2002 and a brother-in-law, Larry Eisenreich in Sept. 2000.
A memorial Mass will be held at Old St. Joseph Church on the St. Norbert College Campus at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, with the Rev. Rowland De Peaux O. Praem officiating.
Memorial Masses will also be held at The Redwoods in Mill Valley, Calif. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and at St. Patrick Catholic Church in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Dec. l8. Jim was cremated and his cremains will be buried in Allouez Cemetery.
Jacqueline B. Smith
Jacqueline B. Smith, 78, Howard. Memorial visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at SS. Edward and Isidore Catholic Church, 3667 Flintville Road, Flintville. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include her husband, Anthony "Tony" Smith, Howard; two sons, Gregory (Barbara) Smith, New City, N.Y., Scott (Peggy) Smith, Schofield; one daughter, Cheryl (Randal) Schroeder, Howard; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Woodrue Johnson, Milwaukee, Walter Johnson, Portage. Pfotenhauer Funeral Home West, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, is assisting the family.