LARDO, Grant J., 11, Chicken Alley Road, Seymour, 2068 Brussels Road, Brussels, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 7, 2002, due to an accident. He was born Aug. 15, 1990, in Green Bay, son of Glen (Sara) Lardo and Jenny (Tim) Cornell. Grant graduated from sixth grade at the Seymour Middle School. He had just passed his hunter safety course and was looking forward to hunting. He enjoyed fishing, Nintendo, computer games, talks with family, friends, animals and riding his go-cart. He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour.
He is survived by his parents, Jenny (Tim) Cornell, Seymour, and Glen (Sara) Lardo, Brussels; one sister, Cheyenne, and three brothers, Cody, Waylon and Travis all at home; his maternal grandparents, Elizabeth Ferron, Oneida, Ron and Marianne Cornell, Seymour; his paternal grandmother, Joan Lardo, New Franken, and Judy and Herman Fager, Algoma. He is further survived by his aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Leon A. Ferron and Robert Lardo. Friends and family may call Wednesday, July 10, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour and on Thursday, July 11, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald Staude officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Grant, we will always love you. You will be in our hearts forever and will be sadly missed by all who knew you.
PHIMISTER, Shirley, 80, Allouez, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2002, following an extended illness. The daughter of the late August and Mabel (Van Veghel) Reimer was born May 21, 1922, in Green Bay. She was married to Milton J. Phimister on July 18, 1944, in Green Bay. He preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1963.
Shirley attended East De Pere High School, Mount Mary College, Northwestern University, University of Mexico and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Drama and Spanish. She was a very active person and was a founder of the La Baye Club, and belonged to the Antiquarians Society, Service League of Green Bay, Botanical Garden, De Pere Garden Club, De Pere Sewing Club, and several card clubs.
Survivors include two daughters, Amy Phimister, Vernon Hills, Ill., Bonnie Ripp, her husband, Tony Ripp, and their three children, Becky, Scott, and Nick, Sturgeon Bay; one son, Tom J. Phimister, and his wife, Sharon (Dwyer) Phimister, and their three children, Sarah, Cristi, and Amanda; one sister, Jackie Ryan, De Pere.
Friends may call at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 North 10th Street, De Pere, from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (today). Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, Green Bay, until time of service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Ken De Groot, O. Praem., officiating. Burial in the Allouez Cemetery.
Shirley was a kind and generous person. She loved her flowers, wild life and outdoors. She will be greatly missed. Memorials can be made to The American Lung Association and or Green Bay Botanical Garden.
PIERQUET, Richard W. (Dick), 59. A private ceremony is planned. Survivors include his mother, Fern (Krueger) Pierquet; three sisters, Barbara (James L.) Metzler, Kathleen (Richard) Derozier, Lori (Richard) Maki; one brother, Roger (Jody) Pierquet. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., is assisting the family.
THIEM, Andrew (Andy), 22, De Pere. Visitation 4-7 p.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 5832 Apple Road, De Pere. Mass of Christian Burial 7 p.m. today at the church. Survivors include special friend, Jessica Van Rite; his parents, Ellen and Tom Linzmeier, David and Donna Rimple; siblings, Matthew Linzmeier, Nathan Roelke, Shelly (Dave) Carman; grandparents, Luella Thiem, Naomi Rimple, Bob and Betty Linzmeier, Pat and Florence Brown. Nickel Funeral Home, 7101 Morrison Road, Morrison, is assisting the family.
VAUGHN, Daniel, 53, Green Bay, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2002 at his home. Daniel was born Nov. 11, 1949, the son of Orville and Doris (Klinner) Vaughn. He served his Country during the Vietnam War in the United States Navy. Daniel was employed at the United States Post Office as a mail clerk for over 13 years. Daniel is survived by his mother, Doris Vaughn; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and one infant brother.
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave. Funeral Service 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Hatch officiating. Burial at Aniwa Union Cemetery, Aniwa. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name.
Schauer & Schumacher Funeral Home and Cremation Services (432-4841) is assisting the family.
COCHENET, Elizabeth J. "Betty" (Leonard), 78, Green Bay . Visitation 4-7 p.m. today at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Dousman St. Memorial service 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include her children, Jerry Kalfas, California, Robert Mater (Mary Quarters-Mater), Green Bay, Joseph (Sue) Kostecki, Sobieski, Amy (John) Knippenberg, Green Bay; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Clair R. Leonard, Florida; two sisters, Joyce (Roger) Strand, Land O'Lakes, Mona J. (Louis) Hall, Florida.
EICHHORST, Jacqueline A., 47, Greenleaf. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Nickel Funeral Home, 7101 Morrision Road, Morrison, and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church, 8378 County Road W, Wayside. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Survivors include her husband, Dennis; mother and stepfather, Maxine and Marvin Monfils; two sons, Christopher Drevs, Reedsville, Matthew Drevs, Greenleaf; two daughters, Charlotte (fiancé, Jason Gillis), Green Bay, Amanda Drevs (special friend, Chris Liebzeit), Green Bay; one brother, James (Stephanie) Beaupre, Green Bay; three sisters, Catherine Davis, Green Bay, Joann Gajeski, Denmark, Jennifer Beaupre, Green Bay; three stepsisters, Linda Monfils, Florida, Sandra (Tom) Fritschler, Green Bay, Debra (David) Olejniczak, Green Bay; one granddaughter.
KROPP, Harriet, 88, Howard. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Monday at Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2597 Glendale Ave., Howard.
OLDS, Ed, 82, who served as superintendent of the Green Bay School District in the early 1970s, died June 29 in his retirement community of Naples, Fla. In addition to his tenure in Green Bay, Olds also was a superintendent in Hartland, Lansing and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. A native of Ishpeming, Mich., Olds played one year of professional football for the San Diego Bombers while under contract with the Green Bay Packers after World War II. He is a member of the Northern Michigan University and Upper Peninsula sports halls of fame. He is survived by his wife, Gretchen, five children, six grandchildren and one sister, Betty Tripp, of Ishpeming.
PHIMISTER, Shirley M., 80, Allouez. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. 10th St., De Pere. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Complete obituary arrangements will be published in Wednesday's newspaper.
PIERQUET, Richard W., 59, Green Bay. Private services were held. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., assisted the family.
THORNTON, Jack C. "Jocks," 68, Green Bay. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 1423 Division St. Mass of Christian Burial 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., is assisting the family.
TOEBE, Germaine G., 71, Green Bay, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee. A memorial fund has been established in Germaine's name at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Green Bay, WI 54313. A memorial service will be announced at a later date..
DEBAKER, Alden P. , 68, Green Bay, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, surrounded by family at St. Vincent Hospital.
Alden was born Dec. 13, 1933 in Dyckesville, son of the late Alvin and Clara (O'Leary) DeBaker. He married Mabel Derenne June 2, 1954 at St. Francis Church, Duvall, WI.
Alden was employed and traveled extensively for FEECO International for 41 years, retiring in 1999. He was a current board member at Green Bay Central Credit Union and a former member of the Brown County Deputy Sheriff's Association.
Alden loved spending time with his grandchildren and Florida vacations with his wife. He excelled as a handyman, using those skills to help others, although his passion was farming and he spent much time on his farm.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel DeBaker, Green Bay, four children, Debbie Pelischek, Green Bay, David DeBaker, Wauwautosa, Denise Eggen, Green Bay and Deanne (Brian) Smith, Menomonee Falls, ten grandchildren, Curt, Clark and Clint Pelischek, Miya and Olivia DeBaker, Erin and Kevin Eggen and Jordan, Connor and Carson Smith, six brothers and sisters, Roy (Betty) DeBaker, Green Bay, Janet (Jim) Willems, Luxemburg, Neal (Sue) DeBaker, Sturgeon Bay, Carolyn (Everett) Marks, Green Bay, Roger (Sheila) DeBaker, Rothschild and Sally (Steve) Drab, Kewaunee and his mother-in-law, Lillian Derenne, Duvall.
Friends may call Monday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Lane. There will be a parish Scripture service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Rev. David Pleier will officiate. Entombment in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Bay Settlement.
Alden's family would like to extend a special thank you to the 9th floor nurses at St. Vincent Hospital..
HALLORAN, Theresa, 90, Green Bay. Visitation 9:30 -10:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, 209 S. Adams St. Mass of the Christian Burial 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. is assisting the family.
KIBILOWSKI, Walter "Wally" A., 60, Green Bay resident, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2002, at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 26, 1942, in Chicago, Ill. to the late Louis and Helen (Pasterski) Kibilowski. Walter served in the U.S. Army from 1961 until his discharge in 1964.
He married the former Marilyn Jadin on July 3, 1965, at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Walter was employed by Reimer Meats for 14 years and was then employed by Atlas Cold Storage until his illness would not allow it in January 2001. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and working in the yard. Walter also enjoyed Nascar, auto racing and auto mechanics. He was a fun, loving, generous man with a great sense of humor. Walter was a very hard working man who took much pride in his family and helping his children build their homes. He was a member of S.S. Peter and Paul Parish.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marilyn; their three children, Michelle (Scott) Blaser, Casco, James Kibilowski, Pulaski, Lori Kibilowski and her special friend Tony Vanden Bush, Green Bay; his special grandson Brett Blaser; one brother, Chester (Ruth) Kibilowski, Morrison; one sister, Irene (Randy) Farr, Sheboygan; his father-in-law, Lawrence (Laura) Jadin, Green Bay; one uncle, Andrew Pasterski, Green Bay; two sisters-in-law, Rosie (Hank) Ebben, Green Bay; Betty (Lincoln) Pickard, San Diego, Calif.; one brother-in-law, Larry (Shelly) Jadin.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Irene (Alsteen) Jadin and nephew, Christopher Farr.
Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until the cortege leaves for Mass. Parish Wake Service 7 p.m. Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr. Roy Klister officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
Walter's family wishes to express a sincere thank you to the nurses and staff of Green Bay Oncology, Dr. James McGovern and the nurses and staff of Unity Hospice for all of their care and compassion. It will not be forgotten.
KROPP, Harriet, 88, lifetime resident of Howard, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2002, at a local nursing home. Harriet was born Nov. 7, 1913, to the late Herman and Flora (Nyes) Caelwarts, in Green Bay, WI. She was Baptized, received First Holy Communion, Confirmation, and on June 17, 1936, she married Alvin Kropp at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Howard, where she was a lifelong member. Harriet was a homemaker, an avid gardener and loved her gardening, her many family pets, and her special pet, "Poopsie".
Survivors include her children: Gerald (Jerry) Kropp and friend Elaine, Suamico; Patti and (Dr. Bert) Milson, Alloueze; grandchildren: Jeff Kropp, Suamico; Holly Kropp, Suamico; Susan and Kevin Weber, Stevens Point; Kristine and Frank Briski, Algoma; John and Barbara Salscheider, Oconto Falls; Jeff and Teena Salscheider, Green Bay; Michael and Ann Salscheider, Abrams; great-grandchildren: Brett, Stephanei, John, Joeie, Robert, Catherine, Angela, Brandon, Jaris, Justin, Brooke, Mary, Mollie, Mike, and James; a special friend, Gordon (Gordy) Mallien, Green Bay; brother and sister-in-law, Gordon and Evelyn Kropp, Green Bay. Also survived by nieces, nephews, and many friends. She will be sadly missed by all.
Harriet was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alvin; sisters, Eva, Nettie, Margaret, and two infant brothers.
The family will receive friends at the Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, 1145 Cardinal Lane, Howard, on Monday, July 8, from 3 until 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Howard, with Rev. Gregory Smith officiating. Burial in the Church cemetery. Harold J. Pfotenhauer, Funeral Director.
In lieu of flowers and other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Harriet's name.
The family extends a special thanks to Chris, Amy, staff and doctors at Western Village Health & Rehab and her many friends and neighbors. .
MCGUIRE, Kevin, 39, Green Bay. Visitation 4-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521, Shawano Ave. and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 211 N. Maple Ave. Parish Wake Service 7 p.m. Tueday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Survivors include his wife, Rose; two sons, Cody and Logan; two brothers, Scott and Shaun McGuire, both of Green Bay; mother, Gloria McGuire, Green Bay.
NEMETZ, Edward F., 70, Green Bay, died at home early Thursday morning, July 4, 2002, after a lengthy and courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. He was surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Lena to the late Peter and Pearl (Berton) Nemetz. He graduated from Lena High School with the class of 1949. On July 2, 1955, he married Ruth Carriveau at St. Charles Catholic Church in Lena.
Edward joined the U.S. Air Force in 1949, serving in the Air Weather Service as a meteorologist. He was stationed in Texas, Washington D.C., Alaska, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, England and Thule, Greenland. Edward attained the rank of Chief Master Sergeant and retired in 1970 after serving 21 years.
After his retirement from the Air Force he and his family moved to Green Bay. He was employed by Transamerica Financial Services for 20 years, retiring in 1990. After his retirement he worked as a Parker for the Green Bay Packers and at Arena events for several years.
Edward was a member of St. Jude Parish. He was active in the church, serving on the Parish Council, Finance Committee and the Building and Grounds Committee. He was also an usher, communion distributor and trustee. Edward was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #5382 and was also a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Marquette Assembly and served as a member of the 4th Degree Honor Guard. Mr. Nemetz also belonged to the Air Force Sergeants Association and the Retired Enlisted Association.
Edward enjoyed being outdoors, especially gardening up at his farm near Lena. He was a very warm and loving husband, father and grandfather who will be especially remembered for his kind and gentle ways. His faith, service to his church, country and community, strong work ethic, dependability and easy going nature set a wonderful example for all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth, his children, Cindy Nemetz, St. Paul, Minn.; Sharon (John) Hupke, Green Bay; and Steven (Christina) Nemetz, Green Bay; his grandsons, J.D. Nemetz, David Hupke and Alex Hupke and his granddaughter, Stevie Jo Nemetz, his brothers and sisters, Peter (Mithi) Nemetz, Milwaukee, Barbara McClurg, Copperas Cove, Texas; Patricia Radzinski, Oconto and John (Helga) Nemetz, Berlin, Germany: his wife's family, Roger (Audrey) Carriveau, Lena, Judy (Ronald) Dembroski, Lena, Kenneth (Pegi) Carriveau, Santa Clarita, Calif.; Janet (Brad) Glime, Lena, Richard (Pam) Carriveau, Salem, Ore.; Debra (Jeff) Watson, Denver, Colo.; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, David, his parents, Peter and Pearl Nemetz and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Walter and Grace Carriveau.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4-8:00 p.m. Monday. A Knights of Columbus memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday and a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friends may also call from 10-11:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude Catholic Church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Rev. Ron Belitz officiating. Entombment will be in Allouez Catholic Mausoleum.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for the special care given to Edward by Kr. Kenneth Hujet, Dr. David Kaufman, St. Vincent Home Health nurses and aides, Joan Bauder, Bernadette Aumann, Fr. Ron Belitz and Ann Froelich.