Adam Lee Rymer
Adam Lee Rymer, 10, of Gillett, died Saturday, September 2, 2000 at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. Adam was born August 8, 1990 in Marinette to Steven and Ann Estep Rymer. Adam loved all sports, especially football, bsaeball and fishing. Adam is survived by his parents, Steven and Ann; one brother, Travis Rymer; grandparents, Dorothy Estep, Doug and Irene Rymer, all of Lena; great-grandparents, Lorraine Konkel, Doug Rymer, Ethel Bauer; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. The family received relatives and friends at the Oconto Gospel Chapel, Oconto, from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, September 8, 2000. Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Bob Schut officiating and burial at Woodlawn Ceemtery, Oconto Falls. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, assisted the family.
Ellen Marie 'Shadow' Juza Phillips
Ellen Marie 'Shadow' Juza Phillips, Casco, died Monday morning, September 4, 2000, as a result of an accidental drowning in Lake Michigan. The daughter of Allan and Eleanore Juza was born October 17, 1969, at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Ellen married Leonard Phillips on May 1, 1993, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Shadow wanted to be a loving helpmate to Leonard and a devoted, full-time mother to the boys, taking them fishing and teaching them about the love of Jesus. We will remember her humor and quick wit and constant smile. She was loved by all who knew her. Shadow is survived by her husband, Leonard; her sons, Elijah, Nathan, and Isaiah; her parents, Allan and Eleanore Juza of Green Bay; her brothers, Mark, Wade and Christopher; father-in-law, Wendell Phillips, Sturgeon Bay; mother-in-law, Ronnie Lynn Hull of Shell Knob, MO. Shadow will be sadly missed by her family and many friends who were very dear to her. Visitation was held at Faith Lutheran Church, 2335 S. Webster Avenue, Green Bay, Wednesday September 6, 2000, from 9 to 11 a.m., with services at 11 a.m. Proko-Wall Funeral Home assisted the family.
Florence Kamke, 87, Oconto Falls, died Thursday morning, September 7, 2000 at Sharpe Care, Ltd. She was born April 29, 1913 in Oconto Falls to William and Catherine Stuffel Lotter. On October 3, 1939 she married Fred Kamke in Oconto Falls. The couple owned and operated a family farm in rural Oconto Falls for many years. Florence moved into the city around 1991 where she was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Florence enjoyed gardening and working in the outdoors. Survivors are one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Kathy Kamke, Oconto Falls; two grandchildren, Jennifer Dane Kamke-Black, Shawano; Michael Kim Kamke, Oconto Falls; one great-grandchild, Alexander Michael Kamke; one brother, Leo Mayfred Lotter, Oconto Falls.. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred on August 6, 1972, six brothers, Joe, George, Al, Lawrence, John and Paul Lotter; two sisters, Sister Annellus Lotter and an infant sister, Margaret. Friends called at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls. Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Oconto Falls, with the Rev. Fr. Harold Beernsten and Patricia DeGroot, parish director officiating. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Spruce.
Mr. Bruno Zdeb
Mr. Bruno Zdeb, 80, Abrams, died Sunday September 3, 2000 at his home. He was born on July 24, 1920 to the late Kasmir and Katherine Czubat Zdeb in Chicago, IL. He worked for many years at Schrieber Cheese in Green Bay until his retirement in 1982. Survivors include one sister, Helen Vincent of New London; one brother, Joseph Zdeb of Muskego; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Anne. Private services were held at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Oconto. Burial was at Brookside Cemetery, Pensaukee.
Margery M. Hanson
Margery M. Hanson, 85, Oconto Falls, died Thursday morning, September 7, 2000 at Sharpe Care, Ltd. She was born July 20, 1915 in Fifield, Wisconsin to Elmer and Ferril Runk Holmes. On February 27, 1933 she married Edgar A.Farrar in Breed. The couple farmed in the Mountain-Breed area before moving to the family farm at County Line in Oconto County where they lived until 1961. The couple then moved to Island Lake, Illinois where Margery worked at Oak Manufacutring in Crystal Lake for about 14 years. Her husband Edgar preceded her in death in 1968. She later married Anthonoy "Ted" Tarello in Wauconda, Illinois. They lived in Illinoois until moving back to Oconto County, Wisconsin in 1977. Ted preceded her in death in 1981. She then married Elvin Hanson and they lived in Oconto Falls until he also preceded her in death. She was a member of the Lena United Methodist Church while living in Wisconsin. Survivors are her eight children, Roland Ricki Farrar, New Buffalo, MI; Marvel M. Jim Sr. Kuntz, Green Bay; Dawn M. Dan Dunn, Deerfield, IL; Kenrick L. Farrar, Oconto Falls; Leila I. Doug Gartshore, McHenry, Il; Luella I. Ron Whiting, Lena; Randy E. Marie 'Dee Dee' Farrar, Wauconda, IL; Terry L. Deborah Farrar, Oconto Falls; 27 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and husbands she was also preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters and two grandsons. Friends called at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls after 4 p.m. Friday until the time of services. Funeral services were held 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Cho officiating. There also was services conducted at Woodridge Memorial Park chapel in Cary, Illinois at 2 p.m. Saturday with burial following.
Mayme Brumlic, 99, of Peshtigo died peacefully Tuesday September 5, 2000 at Rennes Health Center-East, Peshtigo. The former Mayme Paitl was born June 19, 1901 at Lena, WI one of seven children born to the late Francis and Maria Piugel Paitl. She married Edward Brumlic November 16, 1921 in Menominee, MI and he preceded her in death June 13, 1981. They farmed in her early years but she spent over 60 years at Rennes Health Center. Surviving are a daughter, Rose Marie McMahon and son-in-law, Arnold McMahon of Lena; one grandson, Dennis McMahon and his wife Debbie of Lena; three great-grandchildren, Montgomery Jay of Oshkosh, Mitchell John and Megan Marie of Lena; several nieces and nephews. The family greeted relatives and friends at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral home, Coleman from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Friday September 8, 2000. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. John Shallow officiating. Burial was in the Town of Brazeau Cemetery.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy a memorial fund has been established for Mayme at Rennes Health Center-East.
Clifford L. Bailey, Sr.
Clifford L. Bailey, Sr., 83, of Reno, Nevada formerly of Lakewood, WI died September 3, 2000 in Reno. He was born in Oconto, WI on September 16, 1916 to the late Zachafry and Rose Bailey. He had been a resident of Lakewood most of his life until recently when he became ill. He spent the last few years in Reno, NV being cared for by his eldest daughter and family. Clifford served his country in the United States Army during World War II. Prior to this, he married Ruth Andrews on May 30, 1939. Cliff owned and operated Bailey's Garage in Lakewood for about 40 years until his retirement. He loved to fish and play golf. When he could no longer do these sports he enjoyed them on TV. All of his children and grandchildren were very special to him, he had a way of making each one feel 'they were his favorite'. Our dad was very special to us too, he was a kind, compassionate and loving father with much wisdom he passed on to us in many ways. Survivors include his wife, Ruth M. Bailey; his five children, Sue Robert Swearingen, Reno; Clifford Karen Bailey, Lakewood; Dale Karen Bailey, Pickerel; Barbara Steve Belland, Menasha; and Douglas Bonnie Bailey, Green Bay; a sister, Mildred Stenklyft, Wabeno; a brother, Delbert Lois Bailey, Hendersonville, NV; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents, Zachary and Rose Bailey; a daughter, Rosalie Bailey; his brothers, Elvin and Ralph Bailey and a sister, Bernice Rosio. Funeral services were held at the Suminski Funeral home, Wabeno, WI on Saturday, September 9 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Gary Bratz officiating. Friends called at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Interment at Lakewood Forest Cemetery.
Dolores Thelma Caroline Halla
Dolores Thelma Caroline Halla, 91, Gillett, died Thursday morning, August 31, 2000, at Sharpe Care Ltd., Oconto Falls. She was born August 27, 1909, in Mosling Oconto County, to the late Otto A. and Rose Sievert Halla. Dolores had been employed by the former Country Gardens, Gillett, for several years, and later at Mutual Savings and Loan, Milwaukee. After her retirement, she moved back to Gillett. She was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church, Gillett. Dolores is survived by cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by an infant son. There will be no visitation. A Farewell Sermon will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2000, at the Kuehl Funeral Home, Gillett, with the Rev. John M. Gallagher officiating. Interment in Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett. Memorials are suggested for St. John Catholic Church, Gillett.
Joseph L. VanEgeren
Joseph L. VanEgeren, 64, Oconto Falls, died Friday, September 1, 2000, at home. He was born October 26, 1935 in Green Bay and graduated from Green Bay East High School, with the class of 1954. After graduation, he worked at Woolworth's in downtown Green Bay where he met and married his wife, Darlene on October 11, 1958. Joe enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1955, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam wars in which he received the purple heart and bronze star. He made the military his career and retired in April, 1975 after 20 years of service. Survivors are his wife, Darlene Nohr VanEgeren, Oconto Falls; their five children, Joseph L. VanEgeren Jr., Green Bay; Lorrie A. David Rumpf, Oconto Falls; Tammy M. VanEgeren and fiance Jeff Hagen, Gillett; William A. VanEgeren, Oconto Falls; Patricia J. Swanson, Oconto Falls; a sister-in-law, Donna VanEgeren, Green bay; a brother-in-law, Melvin Mier, Kelso, WA; his stepmother, Margaret Spencer VanEgeren, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Phyllis VanEgeren; one sister, Dorothy Mier; and two brothers, Theodore and William VanEgeren. Friends may call at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2000. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Patricia DeGroot, parish director, presiding. Burial from St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Oconto Falls. Military honors to be conducted by the Oconto Falls American Legion Post 302.
Jesse Muthig, 23, died Sunday, August 27, 2000, as the result of an automobile accident. Jesse was born on July 20, 1977 in Appleton to Bonnie and Greg Muthig. He was a blackjack dealer at Norhtern Lights Casino, where he enjoyed many meaningful friendships. Jesse enjoyed snowboarding, fishing, and working on his Mustang. Survivors include his mother, Bonnie Tuyls friend Dean Konitzer, Gillett; his father, Greg Patty Muthig, Suamico; Tina Pagel, Gillett; and Nicole Muthig, Laona; his niece, Codie Muthig and nephew, Dalton Muthig; his maternal grandparents, Vivian and the late Roland Tuyls, Combined Locks; his paternal grandparents, Kay and the late Kenneth Muthig, Mountain; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; his special frineds Darald Meyers, Fred Pagel, and Mike Magee, and all his friends at the casino. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2000, at the Wichmann Funeral Home, Appleton, with Deacon Craig Merrick officiating. Friends called directly at the funeral home on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of services. Interment was in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. A Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 North Superior Street, Appleton assisted the family.