KRUEGER, Kirk John, 38, Madison, formerly Green Bay. Memorial service 4 p.m. Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church, 2335 S. Webster Ave. Survivors include his parents, John and Nancy Krueger, Green Bay; one brother, Kory Krueger, Green Bay; one grandmother, Sally Krueger, Manitowoc.
JARVIS, Angie M., 91, Kaukauna, formerly De Pere. Visitation after 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 220 S. Michigan St., De Pere. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Survivors include two children, Gilbert (Carol) Jarvis, West Worthington, Ohio, Pat (George) Kailhofer, Kaukauna; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Cotter Funeral Home, 860 N. Webster Ave., De Pere, is assisting the family.
LEE, William "Lil Bill" McDonald, 71, Ashwaubenon.Visitation 3-7 p.m. Monday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Memorial Service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Survivors include his wife, Donna; one son, Gary Lee McDonald, Stevens Point; one daughter, Sue McDonald, Indianapolis; one stepson, Richard Drew; one stepdaughter, Brenda (Richard) Gezella; one sister, Lucille Eads, Shelbyville, Ind.
METCALF, Marie "Allie", Green Bay. Visitationafter 4 p.m. Tuesday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., until the cortege leaves for church. Mass of Christian Burial 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave.
RITZ, Linda (Walder-Petz), 57, Red Wing, Minn., formerly Green Bay. A private service was held. Survivors include four children, Mark (Debbie) Reiderer, Kiel, David (Kathy) Walder, De Pere, Lisa (Jeff) Lepak, Suamico, Nancy (Alan) Davis, Red Wing, Minn.; 15 grandchildren; one brother, Larry (Cathy) Petz, Texas; her stepfather, Ray (Eva "Abby") Gartner, Oklahoma.
SCHOEN, E. Melinda "Meno", 49, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. and 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Gregory Edward Schoen Sr.; three children, Gregory Edward Jr., Jennifer Marie and Kimberly Anne; her parents, Jim and Maxine Lambert; three brothers, Bertrand, Fred, and Kevin.
SHIPLEY, Eugene R., 84, Green Bay. Visitation 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Funeral service 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Survivors include 10 children, John Shipley, Jim Shipley, Dianne Berendsen, Karen Gutzman, Kay Spejcher, Jean Halvorsen, Timothy Shipley, Laurie Henn, Kerry Shipley, Lisa Babiash; many grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; special friend, Jane Wagner.
SHUBERT, Frank J. (Fritz), 92. Private services were held Wednesday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St.. Survivors include his wife, Hilda; two daughters, Jane (Don) Wineinger, Alpharetta, Ga., Sandra (Tom) Strong, Green Bay; one son, Karl (Janet) Shubert, Healdsburg, Calif.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Danica Moeller, Whitefish Bay.
STERNBERG, Doris E., 70, of Green Bay, formerly of Omro and Berlin, was escorted to her heavenly home by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday evening, July 9, 2002, at Saint Mary's Hospital of Green Bay, peacefully with her son Lorin at her side.
Doris was born on May 3, 1932, in Osseo, Minn., the daughter of Frank and Ida (Doehling) Eggert.
Doris married her best friend, Myron E. Sternberg, on Aug. 18, 1956, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lake Elmo, Minn. He preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 1994.
She was a graduate of Saint John Lutheran Grade School of Osseo, Minn. And also a graduate of Osseo High School. She continued her education at Concordia College of Saint Paul, Minn., for two years and then Concordia College of River Forest, Ill., for two years, earning her B.A. degree in Teaching Education.
She then went on to teach school at Immanuel Lutheran of Hay Creek, Minn., for two years grades 1-4, then Immanuel of Redondo Beach, Calif., for three years grades 1-3, then Immanuel of Englewood, Calif., for two years grades 1-4, then Trinity Lutheran of Hawthorne, Calif., for four years grade 1, then Saint Peter's of Lebanon, grades K-4. Doris then became employed by the Bethesda Lutheran Home for 15 years and also a school parent; she then was employed by the Winnebago County Mental Health for 15 years, retiring on Sept. 1, 1996.
She is a faithful member of Saint John Lutheran Church of Berlin. She is survived by her beloved son, Lorin (Lorri) Sternberg of the Village of Howard; also one brother, Frederick (Josephine) Eggert of Oakdale, Minn.; and two sisters, Selma (Leroy) Stern of Osseo, Minn., and Janet (James) Toner of New London, Minn.; also her beloved grandchildren, Danielle, Kyle and Cameron Sternberg; also other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2002 at 11 a.m. from Saint John Lutheran Church of Berlin with Pastor Dan Doan officiating, and burial will follow in the Burdick Cemetery of the town of Rushford, Winnebago County. Relatives and friends may call at the Wiecki Funeral Home of Downtown Berlin (TODAY) Friday July 12, 2002, from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at the church on Saturday, one hour prior to the services or from 10 to 11 a.m.
TOEBE, Germaine G. "Dolly," 71, Green Bay, passed away after a long illness, on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee.
The family will receive friends at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, on Saturday, July 13, from 10 to 11 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Lewin of First Assembly of God Church presiding. Michael H. Pfotenhauer, Funeral Director.
A memorial fund has been established in Germaine "Dolly's" name at the funeral home.
BERNHARDT, Lois Mae, 80, Green Bay. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Cicero United Methodist Church, N7986 Brusewitz Road, Black Creek. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include one son, David. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, 358 S. Main St., Seymour, is assisting the family.
BOROWITZ, John D. "Bruz," 60, Green Bay, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 24, 1942, in Green Bay to John P. and Clara (Newton) Borowitz. Bruz graduated from Premontre High School in the Class of 1960. He was a member of the high school ROTC program throughout his high school years. Following graduation, he joined the United States Navy. Bruz served in the Navy for 20 years, retiring in 1981. He retired as a Master Chief and worked as a Naval Recruiter in Green Bay for the last 15 years of his Naval Career.
On Aug. 12, 1970, Bruz married Rose Kyle in Green Bay. After the Navy, Bruz began his own insurance agency, Modern Woodmen of America. He was a referee and umpire for many sports throughout the year in the Green Bay area. Bruz loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He loved having a good time, especially enjoying Karaoke. He was known for his sense of humor, his colorful sayings and jokes. He was loved by all.
Survivors include his parents, John P. and Clara Borowitz, Shawano; his wife, Rose; his children and their spouses, Chad Borowitz and his fiancée, Cheri Rowe, both of Baraboo, Kyle and Rebecca Borowitz, Oshkosh, and Matthew Borowitz, Green Bay; his brother and sister and their spouses, Gloria and Bob Jessogne, Shawano, Jim and Julie Borowitz, Green Bay; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. There will be a Parish Wake Service at 7 p.m. Friday. Friends may also call at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1484 Ninth St. from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Richard Getchel officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in De Pere.
The family of Bruz Borowitz would like to extend a special word of thanks to the staffs of Unity Hospice, Green Bay Oncology and Dr. Anthony Jaslowski and the many friends who visited Bruz during his last days. Also, special thanks to Rose from her family and friends for her special care of Bruz during his illness.
KOSS, Joseph Donald Sr., 84, Sun City Center, Fla., formerly Green Bay, died Sunday June 23, 2002, in Sun City. He was born on March 19, 1918, in Casco to the late John F. and Mollie (Kutzra) Koss. Don attended St. Norbert College and the University of Wisconsin. On Sept. 13, 1941, Don and Grace Johnsen were married at the Annunciation Catholic Church, Green Bay. He was president and owner of The Badger State Cheese Co., formerly on the Board of Directors of the National Cheese Exchange and a founding member, and on the Board of Directors of the former East Bank, Green Bay. After retiring he served the U.S. Department of Agriculture training cheese graders in Wisconsin. Don received the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Honorary Life Membership Award from the Green Bay Knights of Columbus Marquette Assembly #1197 in 2000. He had been active in the Green Bay Power Squadron as well. Don and his wife Grace have made their home in Sun City Center, Fla., for the past 16 years, where he was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish, the Knights of Columbus, and former treasurer of the "K" Condo Association of Kings Point, Sun City Center.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Grace; two sons and daughters in law, Joseph Donald (Connie) Koss Jr., Luxemburg, John Alfred (Jill Layne) Koss, Luxemburg; six grandchildren, Jeffery (Jennifer) Koss and their children, Maxwell and Marybeth, Jason (Tracy) Koss and their children, Kamryn, and Colton, Joseph Donald Koss III, Amanda Koss, Nicole Koss and Adam Koss; one sister; Mayburn Koss, Greenwich, Conn.
He was preceded in death by one son, James Paul Koss; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alfred H. and Mary (Holub) Johnsen. Friends may call between 9 and 10:45 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2002, at St. Mary's Church, Luxemburg. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Milton Suess officiating. Burial in Allouez Catholic Cemetery. The McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Koss Family.
A Memorial Fund has been established in the name of Joseph Donald Koss Sr. for the St. Mary's School Computer Technology Project.
LAWNICZAK, Peter P., 86, Pulaski. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Marnocha Funeral Home, 186 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, and after 10 a.m. Friday at Assumption B.V.M. Catholic Church, 124 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski. Wake service 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Robert (Joan) Lawniczak, Pulaski, Kenneth Lawniczak, Milwaukee; one daughter, Donna (Michael) Bertrand, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Tom (Eunice) Lawniczak, Green Bay, Al (Helen) Lawniczak, Howard; two sisters, Verna Szczepanski, Sobieski, Victoria (Jim) Jaskolski, Arizona.
RITZ, Linda (Walder-Petz), 57, Red Wing, Minn., formerly Green Bay. Funeral arrangements are incomplete; Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., is assisting the family.
SCHOEN, Melinda E., 49, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday and 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. Parish Wake Service 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 312 Victoria St.