June Boswell (Mrs. John)
June (Mrs. John) Boswell, 72, Fitchburg formerly of Oconto Falls, died Wednesday morning, October 25, 2000 at Encore Senior Living Center. She was born September 22, 1928 in Manitowoc to Dell and Sophie Tadych Riebe. She attended Lincoln High School in Manitowoc, graduating with the class of 1946. On May 3, 1947 she married John A. Boswell in Manitowoc. Following their marriage the couple lived in Manitowoc for a short time before moving to the Marinette-Menominee area. In 1965 the family moved to Oconto Falls where June was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. In 1982 the couple moved to Tucson, Arizona for health reasons and returned to Madison in 1994. Survivors are her husband, John A. Boswell, Fitchburg; three sons and two daughters-in-law, David and Sandra Boswell, Oconto Falls; John II and Lynne Boswell, Milwaukee; Dell Boswell, Arizona; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Dan Johnson, Madison; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Joan Kennedy, California; Sister Mary Francet Riebe, Manitowoc; Lynn Karnitz, Two Rivers; six brothers, Donald Riebe, Dell Riebe, Paul "Butch" Riebe, Kenneth Riebe, Curtis Riebe and Larry Riebe all of Manitowoc; many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by two sons, Michael Boswell on August 5, 1996 and Robert "Bob" Boswell on June 26, 2000 and four infant siblings. Friends called at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls. Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Oconto Falls with the Rev. Fr. Harold Beerntsen and Patricia DeGroot, parish director officiatng. Burial in the church cemetery.
Jeanette Olson, 82, 101 First St., Oconto died October 25, 2000 at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation. Jeanette was born April 12, 1918 at Chicago to the late Oscar and Marie Detaege Maes. She married Glyn Olson July 30, 1938; he preceded her in death June 9, 1993. Jeanette was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, Altar Rosary Society and was past president of Oconto Women's Club. Survivors include two daughters, Sue Mark Thompson, Oconto; Diane Dale Mortier, Oconto; four sons, Richard Jean, Oconto; tom Carmen, Green Bay; William Charlie, Fort Myers Beach, FL; Robert, Denver, CO; four sisters, Pat Hasslen, Gurnee, IL; Peg Carlyle Michelson, Oak Ridge, TN; Dee Jay Martin, Cochrane, WI; Sally Cliff Jensen, McAllen, TX; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Barbara Maes, Stevens Point; a brother-in-law, Herbert Boettcher, Bonduel; nieces and nephews. Jeanette was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Maes, and a sister, Dorothy Boettcher. Friends called at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto on Friday, October 27. Parish wake service was held. Mass of Christian Burial was 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Parish with Rev. Philip Hoffmann officiating. Burial at Oconto Catholic Cemetery.
Evelyn Clara Bartlett
Evelyn Clara Bartlett, 94, Green Bay, died October 23, 2000 at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation, Oconto. Evelyn was born December 25, 1905 to the late Arthur and Mary Kluth Schmidt. Evelyn married William E. Bartlett Jr. November 6, 1926 at Green Bay; he preceded her in death on March 12, 1968. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Green Bay. Survivors include two daughters, Carol John Kollman, Green Leaf; Linda Mike Noel, Oconto; a daughter-in-law, Phyliss Bartlett, Green Bay; one sister, Elaine Barlament, Green Bay; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Warren Jim Bartlett; a daughter, Sandra Bartlett; one sister, Ruth LaPlante; one brother, Herbert Schmidt. Friends called at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto from noon until 2 p.m. Thursday, October 26. Funeral service was 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Roy Rose officiating. Burial at Fort Howard Memorial Cemetery, Green Bay.
Reno A. Amos Kluge
Reno A. Kluge Amos, 78, 13235 S. Green Lake Ln., Mountain, WI, formerly of Hortonville, died Saturday, October 28, 2000, at Community Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. Reno was born on February 7, 1922, in the Town of Dale, the son of Paul and Anna Begolke Kluge, and as a boy was raised by Tunta and Uncle Kluge. On April 25, 1942, he was united in marriage to Betty Berzill in Appleton. He was a World War II Army Veteran serving in Europe from 1942 to 1945. Reno co-owned and operated a bakery in Hortonville along with Pee Wee Burns and was employed for 33 years at American Can until he retired to God's Country in 1984. He was also an avid CB enthusiast. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty; his four children, Guy Cheryl Kluge, Hortonville; Barb Kluge, Appleton; Rick Kluge, Hortonville; Bonnie Larry Tennie, Manitowoc; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Marlin Ellen Kluge, Neenah; and Paul Elaine Kluge, Appleton; three sisters, Gertrude Gallow, New London; Alma Beckman, Appleton; Juanita Sonnie Filz, Appleton; two sisters-in-law, Mildred Kluge, Hortonville; and Celia Kluge, California. He is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceding him in death were his parents, Tunta and Uncle Kluge; three brothers, Leo, Victor, and Sylvester; two sisters, Dorothy and Norma. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 31, at the Borchardt & Moder Funeral home in Hortonville with Rev. Paul Schuenamann of Tabor Lutheran Church of Mountain officiating. Interment in Mountain Cemetery. Friends called at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Reno's name is being established.
Mrs. Swen Clara Bowman
Mrs. Swen Clara Bowman, 90, died Monday, October 23, 2000 at a local nursing home. She was born March 23, 1910 in Oconto County to the late Joseph and Barbara Knadlha Slatky. On June 14, 1934, she married Swen Bowman; he preceded her in death November 22, 1980. Clara had been a teacher in the Mountain, Lena, and Ashwaubenon area for many years. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Audrey Bowman, Green Bay; one daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Michael Lefebvre, Green Bay; ten grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Leona Kust, Crivitz; Emma Clarksen, De Pere; Mabel Blahnik, Green Bay; and one sister-in-law, Viola Slatky, Oconto Falls. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Frank Slatky; and two sisters, Marion Schuette and Josephine Clarksen. Friends called after 5 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at Lyndahl Funeral Home, Lombardi Ave. at Ridge Rd., where the funeral service took place at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Entombment was in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
Mildred O. Bubb
Mildred O. Bubb, 80, Gillett, died Monday evening, October 23, 2000, .Bubbat Community Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls. She was born April 11, 1920, in the Township of Rabbit Lake Crow Wing County, MN, to the late Ole B. and Minnie Anderson Monson. On October 21, 1939, Mildred married Sidney George Hanson, in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death March 15, 1967. In 1969, she married Doane Bubb in Oconto Falls. He preceded her in death September 22, 1994. Mildred is survived by her children and their spouses: Arlene and Dwaine Roberts, Milwaukee; Sharon and Danny Jackson, Altamont, IL; Sidney and Mary Hanson, Eau Claire; Thom and Jean Hanson, San Antonio, TX; Rich Hanson, Milwaukee; two brothers, Carl Monson, Dale and Marjorie Monson, all of Brainard, MN; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one stepson, Wayne Bubb, St. Paul, MN; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters. Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2000, at the Kuehl Funeral Home, Gillett. There were no funeral services. Inurnment in Lincoln Cemetery, Milwaukee.
Mildred will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Grace M. Bartek
Grace M. Bartek, 68, passed away at her home surrounded by her family after a long illness, on Monday, October 16, 2000. She was born in Oconto on March 2, 1932. She had been a resident of Racine for 50 years. Grace was previously married to Ronald K. Deschler. On November 9, 1963, she married Joseph Bartek, who preceded her in death on September 15, 1990. She was employed at Racine Stamping until becoming ill. She is survived by one daughter, Cathy Deschler Pitchford of Racine; one son, Allan Sue Cota of Oconto; grandchildren, Rhea and Cayle Pitchford of Racine; and Shane and Jolene Cota of Oconto; mother, Lorena Hatton of Oconto; one brother, Wayne Marlene Cota of Oconto; one sister, Shirley Kriesel of Franksville. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father, Erben Cota; brothers, Jack and Gary Cota; and sisters, Laura Larmay and Alice Kieliszewski. HANSON FUNERAL HOME 3014 Northwestern Avenue 632-4479
Private graveside services took place at Oconto Catholic Cemetery. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the following for supporting Grace in her long and courageous battle, Dr. Omdahl, Racine County Human Services, Society's Assets, Better Breathers Club, and Hospice Alliance. A very special 'thank you' to Chique for all of her support and care for Grace in her last weeks.
Sylvia Stark, 86, of 101 First St., Oconto died October 17, 2000 at the Oconto Memorial Hospital. Sylvia was born Noember 13, 1913 at Antigo, WI to the late Mike and Anna Martinek Svaton. Sylvia was a Pediatric Nurse in Chicago where she met Bernard Stark. The couple was married in Chicago in December of 1944. She was an active member of the United Methodist church and its organizations. Survivors include her husband Bernard; a son, Peter Stark, Oconto; a brother, Jim Mary Anne Svaton, Antigo; two sisters, Annie Hatton, Antigo and Blanche Nelson, Oconto. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mayme Ehlers. Friends called at the United Methodist Church, Oconto from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2000. The funeral service was 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with Rev. Federik Schulz officiating. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery, Oconto. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto assisted the family.
Adeline Blanche Salewski (Mrs. Myron)
Adeline Blanche (Mrs. Myron) Salewski, 84, of 323 Droeger St., Seymour and a former Coleman resident died Thursday, October 19, 2000 at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. The daughter of the late Alex and Virginia Trottier Brault was born June 30, 1916 in the Town of Pound. Both her parents died by the time she was 11 years old and she lived in St. Joseph Orphanage in Green Bay and then stayed with her sister, Marie. She went to work for a family in Coleman at age 19. On February 25, 1936 Blanche was married to Myron G. Salewski at Marinette. The couple lived in Coleman until moving to Seymour. She was blessed with some great friends who all had some wonderful times playing cards. A special friend throughout her life was Aunt Isbella. Surviving are her loving husband, Myron; nine loving children: David Earline Salewski, of Perkinston, MS; Jack Beverly Salewski, of New Franken; Jacqueline Merlin Behling, of Green Bay; Allan Donna Salew-ski, of Pound; Jerry Arbutus Salewski, of Coleman; Salley Allen Olson, of Green Bay; Howard Gaynell Salewski, of Green Bay; Jean Michael Merriman, of Worksop, England; and Patrick Salewski, of Green Bay; 24 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and one sister. Friends called at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Coleman from 4-9 p.m. Sunday, October 22, and then after 9:30 a.m. Monday. A prayer service was held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Rev. David Hatch of Green Bay officiating. Interment was in the First Baptist Cemetery, Pound.
'We send her on this journey to meet her Lord with all the best. We love you Ma!'
Hilma Lorraine Mayo
Hilma Lorraine Mayo, 90, 101 First St., Oconto, died October 22, 2000 at the Riverside Health & Rehab Center, Oconto. Hilma was born April 23, 1910 at Staunton, IL to the late Otto and Kitty Pearl Sawyer Jahnke. She married Edward L. Mayor December 24, 1931 at Abrams. He preceded her in death November 13, 1976. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Richard Detaege, Oconto; a brother, Errol Jahnke, Abrams; 13 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; a son-in-law, Donald DeHut, Oconto; a daughter-in-law, Phyllis Mayo, Oconto. Hilma was preceded in death by a son, David Mayo; a daughter, Jean DeHut; four brothers, Albert, Wilbur, Otto Jr. and Elmer; two sisters, Ruby Dessmann and a three month old infant sister, Leona Pearl. Friends may call at the United Methodist Church, Oconto from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2000. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church with Rev. Frederick Schulz officiating. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto is assisting the family.
Grace Cota Bartek
Grace M. Cota Bartek, 68, Racine, died at home Monday, October 16, 2000 after an extended illness. Grace was born March 2, 1932 in Oconto to Lorena Kasbaum Cota Hatton and the late Erben Cota. She was employed at Racine Stamping until becoming ill. Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Pickford of Racine; one son, Allan and Sue Cota of Oconto; four grandchildren, Shane and Jolene Cota and Rhea and Cayle Pickford; her mother, Lorena Hatton; one brother, Wayne and Marlene Cota of Oconto; one sister, Shirley and Roy Kriesel of Franksville and many other relatives and friends. Besides her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bartek; two sisters, Laura Larmay and Alice Kieliszewski, and two brothers, Gary Cota and Edward John 'Jack' Cota. A private service was held on Wednesday, October 18, at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery.