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February 18, 2019

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Harvey Fasbender
Harvey Fasbender, of Pelican Lake, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at home.
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Timothy J. Hall
Timothy J. Hall, 56, of Osseo, passed away Feb. 11, 2019 at home surrounded by family.
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Carol Jeane Johnson
Carol Jeane Johnson, most commonly known as "Grandma," passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. She was born Nov. 4, 1939.
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Gary Lee Garrow Sr.
Gary Lee Garrow Sr. May 12, 1952 - Feb. 11, 2019

Gary Garrow Sr. passed away after a short battle with brain cancer. Gary was born May 12, 1952 to Frank and Evelyn (Gauthier) Garrow in Newberry, Mich.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Raymond Arthur Kukanich
Raymond Arthur Kukanich, age 85, of Rhinelander, died Feb. 8, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander. Ray was born Aug. 29, 1933 in Eagle River, to Joseph and Julia (Kauzlaric) Kukanich.
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Dixie O. Fixmer
Dixie O. Fixmer, 82, of Rhinelander, passed away Feb. 8, 2019, at the Friendly Village Nursing Home, in Rhinelander.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Raymond Arthur Kukanich
Raymond Arthur Kukanich, age 85, of Rhinelander, died Feb. 8, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Randy Dervetski
Randy Dervetski passed away Feb. 9, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after a long battle with cancer.


(4 comments)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

David E. Lehman
David E. Lehman, age 72 of the Town of Newbold, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at his home.
(2 comments)

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Kathleen Faye Mullen
Kathleen Faye Mullen, age 54, of Harshaw, died Feb. 5, 2019, at the Howard Young Medical Center in Minocqua.
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Dixie O. Fixmer
Dixie O. Fixmer, 82 of Rhinelander, passed away Feb. 8, 2019, at the Friendly Village Nursing Home, in Rhinelander.
(1 comments)

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Teresa Marie (McKenzie) Kaplan
Teresa Marie (McKenzie) Kaplan age 65 of Rhinelander, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at UW Madison Hospital after a prolonged illness.

Teresa was born Dec. 2, 1953, to Duane "Spider" and Rosetta (Ruttan) McKenzie.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Roger Otto Andreas
Roger Otto Andreas, age 57, of Antigo died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at his home under the care of LeRoyer Hospice, his family and friends.
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Robert "Bob" M. Hulbert
Robert "Bob" M. Hulbert, 84, of Rhinelander, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital. He was born in Duluth, Minn. on Monday, Feb. 12, 1934, the son of Robert and Ann (Miller) Hulbert.
(1 comments)

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Kathleen Faye Mullen
Kathleen Faye Mullen, age 54, of Harshaw, died Feb. 5, 2019, at Howard Young Medical Center in Minocqua. She was born June 10, 1965, in Kenosha, to Charles and Marjorie (Moeller) Madsen.
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Richard E. Woods
Richard E. Woods, 89, of La Porte, Ind. passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at Oak Woods Manor.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Joseph R. LaPuma
Joseph R. LaPuma, age 81 of Rhinelander, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Rennes Health and Rehab. He was born June 12, 1937, in Chicago, to Anthony and Genevieve (Klabaha) LaPuma.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Anna Fedor
Anna Fedor, age 79, passed away at her home Jan. 26, 2019. She was born Jan. 1, 1940 in Gdansk Poland to her parents Edmond and Stella Hass.
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Joanet Gutsche
Joanet Gutsche, age 87, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 27, 2019 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Appleton. She was born Sept. 7, 1931, in Milwaukee, to Arthur and Emma (Braaz) Gutsche.
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Elizabeth "Betty" Hargraves
Elizabeth "Betty" Hargraves, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 at the age of 83, surrounded by her family. She was born Saturday, Dec. 21, 1935, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Thomas and Ida (Dahlin) Duffy.
(1 comments)

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Betty June Kurtz
Betty June Kurtz, age 77, of Rhinelander, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at her residence at Country Terrace Assisted Living.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Bruce Kramer
Bruce Kramer, age 80, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 24, 2019 at Rennes Health and Rehab. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Elizabeth T. "Betty" Pienkowski
Elizabeth T. "Betty" Pienkowski, 93, of Rhinelander, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 25, 2019 in St. Paul, Minn. with her family at her side.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Michael J. O'Brien
Michael J. O'Brien, age 83, of Lake Tomahawk, formerly of Janesville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Patrick J. Hutchinson
Patrick J. Hutchinson, 65, of Rhinelander, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.
Saturday, January 26, 2019

Glenda May Clark
Glenda May Clark, 72, daughter of Irvin J. Clark and Marie (Thompson) Clark was born Dec. 20, 1946 in Rhinelander. She passed away Jan. 20, 2019, at home, with her three loving sisters at her side.
Thursday, January 24, 2019

David A. Martin
David A. Martin, age 44, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 16, 2019, at his home.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

John Dorion
John Dorion, age 57, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 17, 2019 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

oseph Peter Schoone
Joseph Peter Schoone, age 79 of Rhinelander, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Ascension St. Clare's Hospital in Weston.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Jacqueline C. Cummins
Jacqueline C. Cummins, age 90 of Rhinelander, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at her home.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Marie Elizabeth (Sawyer) Barfknecht
Marie Elizabeth (Sawyer) Barfknecht, 92 years old, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, surrounded by loved ones at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah, following injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident.
(2 comments)

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Edward F. Cholewinski
Edward F. Cholewinski, age 86 of the Town of Pelican, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

David A. Martin
David A. Martin, age 44, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 16, 2019, at his home.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Raeburn B. Meyer
Raeburn B. Meyer, age 87 of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Jan. 17, 2019.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

John R. Giebudowski
John R. Giebudowski, age 81, of Conover, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at his residence.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

John A. Dorion
John A. Dorion, age 57 of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Richard John Krook
Richard John Krook, born Jan. 28, 1981, went home to the Lord on Jan. 13, 2019 at the age of 37.
Thursday, January 17, 2019

R.G. "Turk" Flory
R.G. "Turk" Flory, age 86, of Wausau, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 under the care of Aspirus Hospice Services at North Central Health Care Center.

He was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Wausau, to George and Mary (Calahan) Flory.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Marie Elizabeth (Sawyer) Barfknecht
Marie Elizabeth (Sawyer) Barfknecht, 92 years old, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, surrounded by loved ones at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah, following injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident.
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Robert M. Fochs
Robert M. Fochs, 89, of Rhinelander, formerly of Wausau, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Richard "Dick" M. Schaefer
Richard "Dick" M. Schaefer, age 90, of Rhinelander, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at his home under the care of his family and Ascension at Home Hospice.
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Marie E. Barfknecht
Marie E. Barfknecht, age 92 of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah.
(2 comments)

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Jean M. (Joslin) Haring
Jean M. (Joslin) Haring, age 68, of Coon Rapids, Minn., formerly of Rhinelander, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
Thursday, January 10, 2019

William "Bill" Fourt
William "Bill" Fourt, age 86, of Gleason passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Gail Anne Quade
Gail Anne Quade, age 64, of Sugar Camp, passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Richard Arnold "Dick" Persike
Richard Arnold "Dick" Persike, age 87 of Rhinelander, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at Rennes Assisted Living and Rehabilitation in Rhinelander.
Saturday, January 5, 2019

William Devanny Miller Sr.
William Devanny Miller Sr., 74 of Denton, Texas went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at his home.
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Clarice M. Winquist
Clarice M. Winquist, age 98 of Rhinelander, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Rennes Health and Rehab. She was born on March 19, 1920, in Rhinelander, to David and Anna (Wittke) Fell.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Joan Goosman
Joan Goosman, age 85, of Rhinelander, died Dec. 28, 2018 in Rhinelander. She was born Dec. 9, 1933, in Bruce, Wis., to Carl and Beulah (Vreeland) Dauer. She attended schools in Bruce graduating from Bruce High School in 1950.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Judith "Judy" Porter
Judith "Judy" Porter, 82, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 at home with her husband by her side.
Saturday, December 29, 2018

Janice C. Gentile
Janice C. Gentile, age 74, passed away with strong faith on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, after facing the challenges of two months with cancer.
(2 comments)

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Sandra "Sandy" Stasik
Sandra "Sandy" Stasik, age 72 of Pelican Lake, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1946, in Milwaukee, to Harry and Esther (Groth) Szatkiewcz.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Ruth Kitzman
Ruth Kitzman, age 80, of Rhinelander, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. She was born July 17, 1938, in Crandon, to Frances and Edith (Lambert) Tracy.
(3 comments)

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Teresa McKenzie Kaplan
Teresa McKenzie Kaplan, age 65, of Rhinelander, died Dec. 25, 2018 at the UW Hospital in Madison. She was born Dec. 2, 1953, in Rhinelander, to Duane and Rosetta (Ruttan) McKenzie.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Patricia Ann Guzman
Patricia Ann Guzman, age 90, of Wittenberg, formerly of Rhinelander, died Dec. 19, 2018 in Wittenberg. She was born July 8, 1928, in Wausau, to Glenn and Laura (Barclay) Harrison.
Monday, December 24, 2018

Eugene "Gene" Step
Eugene "Gene" Step, age 99, a lifelong resident of Three Lakes passed away Dec. 16, 2018. He was born Dec. 2, 1919 to his parents Alex and Mary Stepezyski.
Monday, December 24, 2018

Patricia Ann Guzman
Patricia Ann Guzman, age 90, of Wittenberg, formerly of Rhinelander, died Dec. 19, 2018 in Wittenberg.
Saturday, December 22, 2018

Steven P. Hoban
Steven P. Hoban, 67, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Dec. 16, 2018

A Dignified Alternative-Hatcher Cremations, 9957 Moorings Drive, Suite 503, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
(1 comments)

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Richard Persike
Richard Persike, age 87, of Rhinelander, died Dec. 18, 2018 in Rhinelander.
Saturday, December 22, 2018

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.
(5 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.
(3 comments)

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.
(1 comments)

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.
(1 comments)

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.
(1 comments)

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.
(1 comments)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Alice A. Majder
Alice A. Majder, age 94, of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Grace Lodge.
(1 comments)

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.
(2 comments)

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.
(1 comments)

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

Helen Joan Humphrey Klingen
Helen Joan Humphrey Klingen, age 68, was born Monday, July 11, 1949, in Chicago, to Joseph Andrew and Gertrude Helene Marie (Schroeder) Humphrey.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Nancy J. Newman
Nancy J. Newman, age 77 of Rhinelander, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Arnold L. Osborne
Arnold L. Osborne, age 84 of Laona, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Neil J. Moore
(July 25, 1938 - Oct. 3, 2017)

Neil Jay Moore of Gleason passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at Wausau Aspirus Hospital at the age of 79.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Raymond D. Petersen
Raymond D. Petersen, 85, of Sycamore died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, Ill.
(1 comments)

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Marlene Gail Waalkens
Marlene Gail Waalkens died peacefully at her home in Starks on Friday, Sept.29, 2017 at the age of 83.
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Michael A. Miller
Michael A. Miller, age 68, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017,

at Tomahawk Health Services in Tomahawk.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

James Mach
A Celebration of Life potluck-type luncheon for James Mach will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pine Lake Town Hall in Rhinelander.
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Neil Moore
Neil Moore, age 79, of Rhinelander passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at Wausau Aspirus Hospital.
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Daniel F. Reimert
Daniel F. Reimert, age 43, passed away Oct. 3, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield.
Thursday, October 5, 2017


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