Published February 20, 2005
Velma A. Brans
Velma A. Brans, 89. Visitation noon - 1 p.m. Monday at Schauer and Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday. Survivors include one son, David (Marilyn) Nelson, Green Bay; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Della Seiler, Green Bay, Evelyn Nelsen, Green Bay, Sylvia Nelsen, Green Bay.
James "Jim" M. Jacobs
Mr. James "Jim" M. Jacobs, 70, New Franken, died early Friday morning, February 18, 2005 at a local nursing home following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 22, 1934 in Bay Settlement to the late Henry and Clara (Panure) Jacobs. Jim served in the United States Army from September of 1956 to September of 1958. On May 28, 1960 he married Sally Thyes at St. Kilian Church, New Franken. He was employed with Gateway Transportation and CTW Pump Service.
His enjoyments included gardening, going up north, watching and feeding his birds, and spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Sally; their daughter, Susan (Dan) Neuzil, Algoma; two grandchildren, Mason and Kennedy Neuzil; three brothers and four sisters-in-law, Donald (Shirley) Jacobs, Kenneth (Maggie) Jacobs, all of Bay Settlement, John (Cathy) Jacobs, New Franken, Carol Jacobs, Green Bay; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Betty Jane Jonet, Green Bay, Marjorie Everard, Duval, Marion (Andy) Leiterman, Rosemary Jacobs, all of Green Bay; four brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Jim Thyes and special friend Carol, Crivitz, Doris and Jack Tilkens, New Franken, Shirley and Jim Daoust, Kaukauna, Fred and Marilyn Thyes, New Franken; many nieces and nephews.
Jim was preceded in death by one brother, Richard "Dick" Jacobs; two brothers-in-law, Tony Jonet and Lester Everard; one sister-in-law, Lois Thyes; his godson, Craig Jacobs; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Fred and Marie Thyes.
Friends may call at McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, 4 to 8 p.m. today. Visitation continues after 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church, Bay Settlement. Parish Prayer Service 7 p.m. today. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday at the church with Rev. Tom Haegendorf officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Bay Settlement. Full military rites at graveside.
A special Thank You is extended to Unity Hospice, Green Bay Oncology, the Staff of Parkview Manor Nursing Center, family, friends and neighbors for care and concern offered during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
Mitchell P. Pieschek
Mitchell P. Pieschek, 76, town of Eaton. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home and Crematory, 1630 E. Mason St., and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church Holy Trinity Site. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Marcie; three children, Glen (Sue) Pieschek, Sturgeon Bay, Mary Ellen Pieschek, town of Eaton, JoAnn Pieschek, Denmark, Dale Suster; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bazilia Wypishinski, Angeline Danielski, both of Green Bay.
Mildred M. Priewe
Mildred M. Priewe, 102, Green Bay. Visitation 1-3 p.m. Monday at First Evangelical Lutheran, 743 S. Monroe Ave. Funeral 3 p.m. Monday at the church. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., is assisting the family.
Ivy L. Warren
Ivy L. Warren, 86. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Monday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Survivors include two sons, Norman E. Storz, Tecumseh, Mo., Curt (Bonnie) Warren, Green Bay; one daughter, Sandra L. DeKeyser, Canton, Ga.; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one sister, Myrt Korbas, Lakewood, Wis.
Published February 18, 2005
Maida DeBaere. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Episcopal Church, 825 N. Webster Ave. Funeral Mass 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Chester Joseph Draus
Chester Joseph Draus, 79, Suamico. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today at Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at SS. Edward & Isidore Catholic Church, 3667 Flintville Road, Flintville. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Dolores Draus, Suamico; three sons, Timothy (Debbie) Draus, Green Bay, Joseph (Lauri) Cahoon-Draus, Oconto Falls, Steven (Cheryl) Draus, Sheboygan; three daughters, Jeannine (Tim) Van Beek, New Franken, Mary Kay Draus, Houston, Texas, Laurie Ann (Steve) Dunks, Suamico; 11 grandchildren; one brother, Harry Draus; one sister, Rose (Jim) Nickiel.
Frances R. Kroll
Frances R. Kroll, 96. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. today at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Lane, Green Bay. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. today at the church. Survivors include three daughters, Jacqueline (Brigadier Gen. M.G.) O'Connell, Hilton Head Island, S.C., Shirley Foeller (Jack) Williamsen, Oneida, Carole (Larry) Phipps, Jackson, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., is assisting the family.
Randall J. Seering
Randall J. Seering, 47. Prayer service 10:30 a.m. today at Good Shepherd Chapel Mausoleum, 2770 Bay Settlement Road. Survivors include one brother, Philip (Beth) Seering, Green Bay; one sister, Alissa Seering Orr, Sumter, S.C.; his stepmother, Carol Seering, Sumter, S.C. Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., is assisting the family.
Howard (Howie) Vander Geeten
Howard (Howie) Vander Geeten, 73, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Malcore Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St., and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Willebrord Catholic Church in the Gathering Space. Parish wake service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include one sister, Suzanne Vander Geeten, Green Bay.
Agnes L. Zebuhr
Agnes L. Zebuhr, 98, Green Bay. Funeral Mass was held Wednesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Lost Dauphin Road, De Pere. She is survived by one son, Ernest (special friend, Jane) Zebuhr, Florida; four daughters, Marilyn (Bill) Fisher, Ohio, Claire (Sam) Rebman, Wisconsin, Wanda (Steven) Maddux, Oregon, Mary (Robert) Oettinger, Wisconsin; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., assisted with the arrangements.
Published February 17, 2005
Donald G. Denis
Donald G. Denis, 66, Humboldt. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Friday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason and after 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Survivors include three children, Stacy (Dan) Michiels, New Franken, Michelle (Dale) Delvoye, Suamico, McKenzie Denis, Humboldt; two grandchildren; three sisters, Beatrice Van Pay, Humboldt, Donna Hermans, Luxemburg, Marcelle (Bob) Estel, Green Bay; one brother, Elmer (Dee) Denis, Green Bay.
Caroline "Carrie" Dettman
Caroline "Carrie" Dettman, 92. Visitation after 10 a.m. today at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Algoma. Funeral service 11 a.m. today at the church. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home, 1617 Flora Ave., Algoma, is assisting the family.
Gregory George Grotelueschen
Gregory George Grotelueschen, 57, Kimberly. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home and Crematory, 1630 E. Mason St., and after 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, corner of Deckner and Henry streets. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday at the chrch. Survivors include his sister, Gail (Peter) Schlise, Suamico; his brother, David (Jeanne) Grotelueschen, Green Bay; nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Mildred (Millie Beerntsen) Peot
Mildred (Millie Beerntsen) Peot, 93, Green Bay resident, died on February 15, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born April 26, 1911, to the late Anton L. and Hattie (Hoell) Beerntsen. She was married October 27, 1931, to Erwin H. Peot at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. He preceded her in death on February 4, 1989. She was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order (3rd Order of St. Francis) and the St. Elizabeth Altar Society of St. Mary of the Angels Parish.
She is survived by two daughters, Sr. Marilyn A. Peot CSJ, Kansas City, Mo.; Jeannette M. (Peot) Schaut, Green Bay; one son Stephen A. (Paula) Peot, Robins, Iowa; two grandchildren, Shane Gregory Peot and Sarah Nicole Peot, Robins, Iowa; one sister Ione E. Tilleman, Woodruff; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers-in-law Mary Lou (Chris) Tilleman & Rita (Bill) Kranz, Norris Tilleman; one son-in-law Charles Schaut.
Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home & Crematory, 1630 E. Mason St., from 3-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, corner of Cass & Irwin streets, until the time of Mass. Secular Franciscan Rosary 6:30 p.m. Parish wake service 7 p.m. Friday. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with Fr. Finian Zaucha O.F.M. and Rev. Robert Rhyner concelebrating. Burial in the Allouez Cemetery.
Millie's family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses & staff of San Luis Medical Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Joseph Dobson and Dr. Peter Davis, their care and concern for Millie and her family will always be remembered.
Alvin R. Prokash
Alvin R. Prokash, 92, Algoma. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home, 1617 Flora Ave., Algoma, and 10-11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Algoma. Wake service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Survivors include four daughters, Carol Ryan, Greenfield, Geraldine (Ronald) Marquardt, Muskego, Jacqueline (Willard) Kuss, Algoma, Cynthia Prokash-Jones, Green Bay; three sons, Jack (Jill) Prokash, Algoma, Alvin (Laura) Prokash, Algoma, Rick Prokash, De Pere; 27 grandchildren 24 great-grandchildren; one sister, Stella Thiry, Casco; one brother, Elmer Prokash, Washington; one stepbrother, Ira (Dorothy) Thiry, De Pere; one stepsister, Rose Gilson, Casco.
Evelyn Wesolowski, 90, formerly town of Pittsfield. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday at Marnocha Funeral Home, 186 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at Green Bay Community Church, 600 Cardinal Lane, Howard. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include three daughters, Laverne (Leon) Fischer, Porterfield, JoAnna "Blanche" (John) Hubly, Dublin, Ohio, Carol (Robert Callahan) Jordan, Burnsville, Minn.; one son, Gerald (Rita) Wesolowski, Green Bay; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; one brother, Tony (Lucille) Preslaski, Green Bay; three sisters, Sophia Blasczyk, Green Bay, Angeline (Harvey) Ullmer, Pulaski, Eleanor (T.D.) Kelly, Green Bay.