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December 2, 2022


Leroy "Roy" Javenkowski
Leroy "Roy" Javenkowski, age 80, of Three Lakes, died on Nov. 18, 2022, in Eagle River.
Friday, November 25, 2022

Geneva McNaughton
Geneva Lou Canfield McNaughton passed away at home on Nov. 11, 2022 at the age of 100. She was healthy until her 100th year. She lived a very good life, loved and was loved by family and friends.
Friday, November 25, 2022

Gerald "Jerry" Earl Wagner
Gerald "Jerry" Earl Wagner, 70, of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday morning, Nov. 19, 2022, at his home with his longtime companion, Jaennine M. Byczek, at his side.
Friday, November 25, 2022

Charles W. Blomdahl
Charles W. Blomdahl, 87, Town of Newbold, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Doreen Groskopf Boxrud
Doreen Groskopf Boxrud of Sugar Camp, passed away on Saturday evening, Nov. 12, 2022, at the age of 94. She was born Oct. 4, 1928, in Stockton, Calif., the daughter of Arthur and May (Williamson) Carlson.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Alice Idelia Herrick-Collies
Alice I. Herrick-Collies, born Jan 7, 1935, passed to eternal life on Nov 12, 2022.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Robert "Bob" Meyers
Robert "Bob" Meyers, age 70, of Rhinelander passed away on Nov. 12, 2022 at Tomahawk Health Services in Tomahawk. He was born on July 18, 1952, in Rhinelander, to William and Dolores (Hoffman) Meyers.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Myrtis Lyretta Peek
Long-time resident of Rhinelander, Myrtis Lyretta (Whaley) Peek, 95, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Rita May Staus
Rita May Staus, age 87, of Rhinelander, died on Nov. 14, 2022, at Grace Lodge in Rhinelander. She was born at home during a blizzard on Feb. 27, 1935, in the Town of Erin, the daughter of Edna and Gustave Tuskey.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Patricia Suzanne "Sue" Kirsch
Sue Kirsch,76, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 8, 2022, in Rhinelander. Sue was born Patricia Suzanne Vanderhei on Aug. 1, 1946, to Oscar and Fern Vanderhei.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

John Eric Arrowood Sr.
John Eric Arrowood Sr., 60, of Rhinelander, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022.
Friday, November 18, 2022

Charles W. Blomdahl
Charles W. Blomdahl, age 87, of Rhinelander, died on Nov. 15, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Friday, November 18, 2022

Joan Ruth Hartman
Joan Ruth (Jefferies) Hartman, 78, of Arizona, and a former resident of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, surrounded by family and friends.
Friday, November 18, 2022

Patricia Suzanne "Sue" Kirsch
Sue Kirsch, 76, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 8, 2022, in Rhinelander. Sue was born Patricia Suzanne Vanderhei on Aug. 1,1946, to Oscar and Fern Vanderhei.
Friday, November 18, 2022

Mary A. Junion
Mary A. Junion, 83 years, of Sturgeon Bay, was called home to heaven late Saturday night, Nov. 12, 2022 at home with her family at her side.
Friday, November 18, 2022

Rita May Staus
Rita May Staus, age 87, of Rhinelander, died on Nov. 14, 2022, at the Grace Lodge in Rhinelander.
Friday, November 18, 2022

Julie Harkins
Julie Harkins, age 99, of Rhinelander, died on Nov. 8, 2022, at the Milestone Senior Living, in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Dewey Earl Metcalf
Dewey Earl Metcalf, born Jan. 30, 1948 in Greeneville, Tenn., died Dec. 21, 2020, in Madison. He graduated from Greeneville High School in '65 and attended the University of Tennessee for a year before marrying Marion Frances Lowry.
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Linda Lou Ring
Linda Lou Ring

February 23, 1952 ~ November 5, 2022

Age ~ 70

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Dorothy Rita Rudolph
Dorothy Rita Rudolph passed into her eternal reward on Nov. 4, 2022 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and husband, as a result of a severe stroke. She was 89 years old.

Dorothy was born on June 27, 1933 in Flensburg, Minn., to Mathilda "Tillie" (Sanoski) and Leo Witt.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Lester P. Schreiber
Lester P. Schreiber, age 70, of Oconomowoc, formerly of Antigo, died on Nov. 7, 2022 in Oconomowoc. He was born on Sept. 5, 1952, in Rhinelander, the son of Paul and Elaine (Ruel) Schreiber.
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Wilma Glaize Helmick
Wilma Glaize Helmick, 95, of Rhinelander, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, at Milestone Senior Living in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Kathy Cook
Kathy Cook, 77, of Appleton, passed away peacefully into the welcoming arms of our Heavenly Father on Oct. 27, 2022.
Friday, November 4, 2022

Dorothy May Hooker
Dorothy May Hooker, passed away on October 25, 2022, in Rhinelander at the age of 89.
Friday, November 4, 2022

Linda Sue Skeen
Linda Sue Skeen, age 65, of Park Falls, died on Oct. 23, 2022, surrounded by family.
Friday, November 4, 2022

William "Bill" L. Tischendorf
William "Bill" L. Tischendorf, age 76, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. He was born Sept. 17, 1946, in Tomahawk, to William O. and Martha (Nielson) Tischendorf. Bill grew up in the Minocqua/Lac du Flambeau area and graduated from Lakeland High School.
Friday, November 4, 2022

Marjorie Ann Saari
Marjorie Ann (Palm) Saari of Rhinelander, left this life for the next on Sept. 28, 2022 after several years of a valiant struggle with cancer. She was born in Rhinelander, on Jan. 31, 1937, to Gustaf and Ingeborg Palm.
Friday, November 4, 2022

Peter E. Frederickson
Peter E. Fredrickson, age 61, of Hazelhurst, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. He was born on Dec. 12, 1960 in Ironwood, Mich., the son of Clarence and Valerie (nee Phillips) Fredrickson.
Friday, November 4, 2022

Inez Ann Hazelquist
Inez Hazelquist passed away November 1, 2022, in Rhinelander after a brief illness.
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Friday, November 4, 2022

Bernice M. Brown
Bernice M. Brown (Granny Brown or just Granny to most), age 100, passed away peacefully with family present on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 at Friendly Village.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Colin P. Kincaid
On Sunday, October 23, 2022 Colin (Cole) P. Kincaid, age 68, went to Heaven.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Dorothy May Hooker
Dorothy May Hooker, passed away on Tuesday morning, October 25, 2022 at Friendly Village Nursing and Rehab.
Monday, October 31, 2022

William Glen "Bill" Heath
William Glen Heath, 81, of Rhinelander, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 23, 2022, at his home with his family at his side.
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Friday, October 28, 2022

Michele Riopel
Michele Riopel, 73, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Oct. 19, 2022, in Madison. Michele was born Alice Michele Kirsch on July 30, 1949, to Dr. John R. Kirsch, DDS ("Jack") and Alice McBride Kirsch.
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Friday, October 28, 2022

Thomas Patrick Duffy, Sr.
Thomas Patrick Duffy, Sr., age 88, passed away on Oct. 20, 2022 at Milestone Senior Living after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 27, 1934, in Rhinelander, and was the son of Thomas and Ida (Dahlin) Duffy.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Catherine Farrenkopf
On Sunday morning, Oct. 16, 2022 our Catherine A. Farrenkopf (Fox), 87, ascended to heaven.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Doralene "Dory" Carol Hoffhein
Doralene "Dory" Hoffhein, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at the age of 84. Dory was born in Rhinelander on April 12, 1938.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Jason R. Loka
Jason R. Loka, age 47, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Jason was born in Rhinelander, on April 11, 1975, to Michael and Kathy (Stefanez) Loka.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Jennifer J. Marquardt
Jennifer J. Marquardt, age 42, of Rhinelander, died on Oct. 19, 2022 at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was born on Oct. 10, 1980, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Andrew and Marjorie (Wenzel) Pemper. Survivors include her husband Dean Marquardt.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Dale Raymond Statz
Dale R. Statz, 62, of rural Harshaw, passed away on October 12, 2022, with his loving family by his side after a tenacious battle with cancer.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Mildred "Millie" Gladys Haenel
Mildred "Millie" Gladys Haenel, 90, of Rhinelander, passed away on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at Country Terrace of Wisconsin in Rhinelander.
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Friday, October 21, 2022

Alice Michele Riopel
Alice Michele Riopel, age 73, of Rhinelander, died on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in Madison. Michele was born on July 30, 1949, in Rhinelander, to Dr. John and Alice (McBride) Kirsch. She is survived by her children Danielle, Christi, Leslie, Michael, other family and many friends.
Friday, October 21, 2022

Alvin Charles "Al" Sowinski
Alvin Charles "Al" Sowinski, 86, of Sugar Camp, passed away peacefully at home with his family on Oct. 13, 2022.
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Friday, October 21, 2022

Alvin Charles Sowinski
Alvin Charles Sowinski, age 86, of Sugar Camp, died Oct. 13, 2022, at his home.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Margaret Ann Salzman
Margaret Ann (Peggy to most) Salzman of Rhinelander died peacefully in her sleep on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 at the age of 81.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Mark M. Geboy
Mark M. Geboy, age 61, of Rhinelander, died on Oct. 8, 2022 at St. Clare's Hospital in Weston. He was born on April 7, 1961 in Milwaukee.
Friday, October 14, 2022

Diane Lynn Graetz
Diane Lynn Graetz, 71, of Rhinelander, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022, at home with her partner at her side.
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Friday, October 14, 2022

Laura Emma Miazga
Laura Emma (Bixby) Miazga, age 97, of Rhinelander, died on Oct. 8, 2022.
Friday, October 14, 2022

Donald G. Oettinger
Donald G. Oettinger, age 58, of Rhinelander, died on Oct. 10, 2022, in Rhinelander.
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Friday, October 14, 2022

Lorraine J. Pospychala
Lorraine J. Pospychala, age 93, passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at her home in Rhinelander. She joined her husband, son, daughter, and grandson as she left this world and went to her heavenly father. Lorraine was born to Charles and Daisy (Wolcott) Deyo in Cornell, Wis. on January 6, 1929. She graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1946.
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Friday, October 14, 2022

Gerhard "Jerry" Roberts
Gerhard "Jerry" Roberts, 82, passed away peacefully on Sept. 24, 2022 at St. Mary's Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by his family.
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Friday, October 14, 2022

William "Bill" O. Wanie
William "Bill" O. Wanie, age 70, of Rhinelander, died on Oct. 9, 2022, at his home.
Friday, October 14, 2022

Steven J. Wilder
Steven J. Wilder, age 64, passed away on June 30, 2022 after a brief battle with cancer. Steve was born to Joe and Micki (Klein) Wilder on September 13, 1957. He grew up in Wausau and graduated from Wausau East High School in 1976. Steve married Therese Saunier (Baltus) in 1980 and later married Cynthia Wilder (McManus) in 2016.
Friday, October 14, 2022

Gerald William Weimer
Gerald "Jerry" or "Sparky" William Weimer, age 89 of Hartford, passed away with his family by his side on Friday, October 7, 2022 in his home.
Friday, October 14, 2022

Alvin Charles Sowinski
Alvin Charles Sowinski, age 86, of Sugar Camp, died on October 13, 2022, at his home. surrounded by his loving family.
Friday, October 14, 2022

Patricia Ann Harvey
Patricia Ann Harvey, age 74, of Rhinelander, died on Wednesday Oct. 5, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Feb. 29, 1948, in Phillips, the daughter of Ivar and Lillian (Gustafson) Johnson.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Michael John Anderson
Michael John Anderson, 58, of Rhinelander, passed away at home after a one-and-a-half-year battle with colon cancer on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, with his family at his side.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Gloria May Mikkelson
Gloria May (Cloke) Mikkelson, 81, of Rhinelander passed away peacefully at home, on Friday morning, October 7, 2022, with her family at her side and under the care of Compassus at Home Hospice.
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Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Joy G. Ratliff
Joy G. Ratliff, 64, of Rhinelander, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital with her family at her side.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Daniel Manning Blake
Daniel Manning Blake passed away on Sept. 29, 2022 at the age of 34. He was born on Friday, June 3, 1988 in Rhinelander. Danny leaves behind his parents, Tom and Jill, his brother, Mike and sister-in-law, Sarah, who all miss him more than words can say. He is also survived by additional family and friends.
Friday, October 7, 2022

Judith Carol Boersma
Judith Carol Boersma. September 24, 1941 - October 1, 2022.
Friday, October 7, 2022

Gail Cinfio
Gail (Spray) Cinfio, age 78, beloved wife of Dominic Cinfio, entered her heavenly home on Sept. 28, 2022. She was born on Jan. 17, 1944, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Edward and Goldie (Eades) Spray.
Friday, October 7, 2022

Patricia A. Harvey
Patricia A. Harvey, age 74, of Rhinelander, died on Oct. 5, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Feb. 29, 1948, in Phillips, the daughter of Ivar and Lillian (Gustafson) Johnson.
Friday, October 7, 2022

Lorraine Joyce Pospychala
Lorraine J. Pospychala, age 93, passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at her home in Rhinelander. She joined her husband, son, daughter, and grandson, as she left this world and went to her heavenly father. Lorraine was born to Charles and Daisy (Wolcott) Deyo in Cornell, Wis., on Jan. 6, 1929. She graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1946.
Friday, October 7, 2022

Arline M. Stevens
Arline M. Stevens, age 84, of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 28, 2022 at the Country Terrace in Rhinelander. She was born on Feb. 4, 1938, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Roland and Veatrice (Briggs) Karenke.
Friday, October 7, 2022

Jill Renee Mode
Jill Renee Mode, 69, of Rhinelander, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 29, 2022 with her husband, Buzzy, at her side.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Sandra Detienne
Sandra Detienne, age 79 of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 27, 2022 in Rhinelander.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Harold A. Peters
Harold A. Peters, age 73, Weston, passed away at home on Sept. 25, 2022 surrounded by his family. Harry was born on Oct. 19, 1948, in Lake Forest, Ill., to the late Harold O. and Shirley E. (Fritz) Peters. Harry married his wife, Mary (Turgeon) Peters, on Aug. 17, 1974, and together they raised two sons and were blessed with 48 years of marriage. The couple moved from Rhinelander to Weston in 1986.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Arline M. Stevens
Arline M. Stevens, age 84, of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 28, 2022 at the Country Terrace in Rhinelander. She was born on Feb. 4, 1938, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Roland and Veatrice (Briggs) Karenke.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Charles F. Skinner Sr.
Charles F. Skinner Sr. 83, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in Fort Myers, Fla.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Mary T. Shriel
I, Mary T. Shriel passed away on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at the age of 78 due to complications from cancer and COPD.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Michael Allen Vlahakis
Mike Vlahakis lost his battle with cancer on Friday, October 13, 2017.
(7 comments)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Gerald James Van Beynen Jr.
Gerald James Van Beynen, Jr. age 69 of Flat Rock, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 following a five-year battle with cancer.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Susan Alice Storma
Sue lost her battle with cancer on Thursday October 19, 2017. She was born in Rhinelander at St. Mary's Hospital to Ray and Audrey Winquist.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Atwood "Shorty" E. Sherry
Atwood "Shorty" E. Sherry, age 92, of Rhinelander, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at his residence.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Mary O'Brien
Mary O'Brien, age 75, a longtime resident of Eagle River, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017 in Eagle River.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Margaret A. Feger
Margaret A. Feger, age 87, of Rhinelander, a former resident of Crandon, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at Friendly Village.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Marjorie L. Lovestead
Marjorie L. Lovestead, age 98, of Rhinelander, died August 8, 2017, at Friendly Village Nursing Home.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Carol J. Feck
Carol J. Feck passed away at home with her grandson by her side on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Donald W. Andersen
Donald W. Andersen, age 63, of the Town of Piehl, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at his residence.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Douglas "Buzz" J. Mackett
Douglas "Buzz" J. Mackett, age 85, of Land O' Lakes, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at St. Clare's Hospital in Weston.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Nancy J. Newman
Nancy J. Newman, age 77 of Rhinelander, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Alice A. Majder
Alice A. Majder, age 94, of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Grace Lodge.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Louise Massey
Louise Massey (nee Lockwood) has gone home to see her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Carol Irene (Wilson) Pratz
Carol Irene (Wilson) Pratz, age 74, a resident of Sugar Camp for 43 years, formerly of Winnetka, Ill. for 24 years and Miami, Fla. for 8 years, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at her home.
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Rose Mary Luce
Rose Mary Luce, age 70 of Tomahawk, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at Tomahawk Health Services.
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

David O. "Pops" Ahles
David O "Pops" Ahles, 95, of 480 Southgate Drive, Tomahawk, went home to Jesus, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at Riverview Care Center in Tomahawk.
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Dean Robert Baehman
Dean Robert Baehman, age 68, of Weaverville, N.C., died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at John F. Keever Solace Center.
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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Gabriel (Gabe) James Klotz
Gabriel (Gabe) James Klotz, 47, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully at his home under the care of hospice on Oct. 5, 2017.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

George V. Pienkowski
George V. Pienkowski, 94, of Rhinelander, died Oct. 6, 2017 at his home under the care of hospice with his wife of 71 years and family at his side.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017


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