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October 4, 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.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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

Marjorie Ann (Palm) 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.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 30, 2022

Gail S. Cinfio
Gail S. Cinfio, age 76, of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 28, 2022 at the Friendly Village Nursing Home.
Friday, September 30, 2022

Sandra Detienne
Sandra Detienne, age 79, of Rhinelander, died on Sept, 27, 2022 in Rhinelander. She was born on Sept. 9, 1943, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Milford and Myrtle (Somers) Bergman.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 30, 2022

Jeffery Nelson
Jeffery Nelson, age 63, best known as "Oz" to most, passed on to his next journey on Sept. 21, 2022 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born to Jack and Ruby (Drews) Nelson of Rhinelander, on March 19, 1959.
Friday, September 30, 2022

John W. Soderlund
John W. Soderlund, age 78, formerly of Rhinelander, died on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau Claire.
Friday, September 30, 2022

Gene W. Quandt
Gene W. Quandt, age 79, Rhinelander, died on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 at his home. Gene was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 14, 1943 to LeRoy and Valetta (Schneider) Quandt. On Oct. 3, 1964, he married Mary Burlingame, in Milwaukee.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Gary Thomas Hildebrand
Gary Thomas Hildebrand of Edina, Minn. passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. He was 74.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 23, 2022

Kathy Larsen
Kathy Larsen (Mary Kathleen Bertagnoli) passed away Sept. 12, 2022.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Jeffrey "Oz" Nelson
Jeffery "Oz" Nelson, age 63, of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 21, 2022, at his home.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Walter R. Prien
Walter R. Prien, 73, of Eagle River, passed away in Milwaukee, at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Hospital, on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Gene William Quandt
Gene William Quandt, age 79 of Rhinelander, died on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 at his home. Gene was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 14, 1943 to Leroy and Valetta (Schneider) Quandt.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Ray "Biggie" Terzynski Jr.
Ray (Biggie) Terzynski, Jr., passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 in St. Petersburg, Fla . He was born April 21, 1949, in Rhinelander, to Ray and Delores (Bauer) Terzynski.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Kenneth A. Thompson
Kenneth A. Thompson, age 76, of Rhinelander, died on Sept. 18, 2022, at his home, in Rhinelander. He was born in Rhinelander on Jan. 4, 1946, the son of Leonard and Evelyn (Gilman) Thompson. He was a lifelong resident of Rhinelander.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Frank T. Wojcik
Frank T. Wojcik, 92, Pittsville, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 at his home.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 23, 2022

Joseph J. Lemanski, Jr.
Joseph J. Lemanski, Jr., age 85, of Rhinelander passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Rhinelander Aspirus Hospital.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 16, 2022

Elizabeth "Liz" Wahlstrom
Elizabeth "Liz" Wahlstrom, age 85, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 31, 2022, at her home. She was born on June 13, 1937, in Oshkosh, the daughter of Erwin and Mildred (Pittelkow) Krueger.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 9, 2022

Frank Harrington
Frank Harrington was born on Jan. 24, 1944, in Barnum, Minn., and passed away on Aug. 28, 2022, at his home in Rhinelander where his family was privileged to care for him. He was raised by his grandparents, Roy and Ethel Harrington. He graduated from Barnum High School in 1962.
(1 comments)

Friday, September 9, 2022

Michael Jack "Mike" Budreau
Michael Jack "Mike" Budreau, 67, of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Monday, September 5, 2022

Gregory M. Jackson
Usually known for his quick wit, Gregory M. Jackson was a master of letter writing, had a gentle spirit and a fondness for his family and friends.
Monday, September 5, 2022

Dale W. Fredrick
Dale W. Fredrick, age 74, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 30, 2022, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Monday, September 5, 2022

Bruce J. Biermeier
Bruce J. Biermeier, age 81, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. He was born on June 22, 1941, in Rhinelander, the son of Raymond and Doris (Somers) Biermeier.
Friday, September 2, 2022

Donald G. Duchow
Donald G. Duchow, age 70, of Harshaw, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, at his home. Don was born in Monroe, on Nov. 29, 1951, to the late Rodney and Dorothy (Long) Duchow. He met his soulmate, Virginia "Virg" Kurth, in 1980; she survives.
Friday, September 2, 2022

Daniel C. Krejci
Daniel C. Krejci, age 80, of Rhinelander, died peacefully on Aug. 25, 2022, at his home, with his family at his side. He was born on Sept. 12, 1941, in West Bend, the son of Edward and Clara (Groessel) Krejci.
Friday, September 2, 2022

Dale W. Fredrick
Dale W. Fredrick, age 74, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 30, 2022, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born on March 4, 1948, in Rhinelander, the son of George and Lola (Evans) Fredrick.
Friday, September 2, 2022

Cindy Mey-Kosbab
Cindy Mey-Kosbab, 65, of Woodruff, passed away on July 24, 2022.
Friday, August 26, 2022

Paul John Peltier
Paul John Peltier, age 87, of Rhinelander, died on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 at Tomahawk Health Services. He was born on July 21, 1935, to Arthur and Margaret (Pull) Peltier, in Kenosha.
Friday, August 26, 2022

Faythe Marie Stefonik
Faythe Marie Stefonik, 86, of Sugar Camp, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
(1 comments)

Friday, August 26, 2022

Edward M. Lee
Edward M. Lee, a native of Savannah, Mo., died unexpectedly Aug. 18 after a cardiac incident at his home in Rhinelander. He was 77.
Friday, August 26, 2022

Ronald Koth
Ronald Koth, age 74, of Tomahawk, formerly of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 17, 2022, at his home in Tomahawk.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Wilfred "Red" Medford Jenkins
Wilfred "Red" Medford Jenkins, age 89, passed away peacefully from this world on Aug. 16, 2022, at the Friendly Village in Rhinelander, surrounded by his wife of 71 years and his children. He was born on July 24, 1933, in Park Falls, to Everrett and Hazel (Smith) Jenkins.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Dorothy Bronson
Dorothy Bronson, 96, of Rhinelander passed away on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, in her sleep at Milestone Senior Living. Dorothy was born on Nov. 13 1925, to the late Clarence and Josephine Jensen.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Edward M. Lee
Edward M. Lee, age 77, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 19, 2022, in Rhinelander,

He was born on Jan. 21, 1945, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Samuel and Bonnie (Herron) Lee.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Cindy Mey-Kosbab
Cindy Mey-Kosbab, 65, of Woodruff, passed away on July 24.
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Ron Bosi
Ron Bosi, age 77, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Aug. 15, 2022.
(2 comments)

Friday, August 19, 2022

Dallas Michael Gropengiser
Dallas Michael Gropengiser, age 79, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. He was born on July 27, 1943, in Rhinelander, the son of Dallas and Kathleen (Campbell) Gropengiser.
(1 comments)

Friday, August 19, 2022

Wilfred M. Jenkins
Wilfred M. Jenkins, age 89, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 16, 2022, at the Friendly Village Nursing Home.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Ronald Koth
Ronald Koth, age 74, of Tomahawk, formerly of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 17, 2022, at his home in Tomahawk.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Lorry Ann Kuczmarski
Lorry Ann Kuczmarski, age 75, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 14, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Virginia "Ginny" Leigh Mathews
Virginia "Ginny" Leigh Mathews, 74, of Eagle River, died on Aug. 12, 2022, after fighting a long battle with dementia. Ginny was born on Oct. 26, 1947, in Wausau, to Paul and Freda Schultz.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Robert John Machnik
Robert John Machnik, age 70, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 at his home in Rhinelander.
Friday, August 19, 2022

William Richard Lutz
William Richard Lutz, age 78, of King, formerly of Antigo, died on Aug. 15, 2022 at the Veteran Home in King. He was born on Aug. 22, 1943, in Antigo, to William and Mary (Propeck) Lutz.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Ervin Fred Ory
Ervin Fred Ory, age 79, of Pelican Lake, died on Aug. 10, 2022, at his home, with his loving family at his side. He was born on March 27, 1943, in Enterprise, the son of Frank and Elsie (Meister) Ory.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Katherine E. Parske
Katherine E. Parske, age 62, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at Aspirus Medical Center in Wausau. She was born on Dec. 25, 1959, to Homer and Nancy (Palkki) Parske in Calumet, Mich. Katherine spent her younger years in Calumet where she was raised by her grandfather Andrew and her mother until 1978, when she moved to Rhinelander.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Thomas Arnold Theilig
Thomas Arnold Theilig (Tom, Grandpa Tom), 77, of Rhinelander, entered fully into the presence of the Lord on the evening of Aug. 11, 2022 after unexpected complications during surgery. He was a beloved father, grandfather and husband of 56 years.
(3 comments)

Friday, August 19, 2022

June Caroline Wiedeman
June Caroline Wiedeman, age 79, passed away on Aug. 8, 2022, at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital. She was born on June 14, 1943, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Thomas and Ida (Dahlin) Duffy.
Friday, August 19, 2022

Gary M. Olson
Gary M. Olson, who grew up in Rhinelander, died Aug. 9, 2022 in Gainesville, Fla. at the age 85. He was born in Milwaukee on June 14, 1937 to Olaf B. Olson and Thora Marie Gade, but was raised in Oneida County where he loved fishing and hunting.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Scott Allan Cahak
Scott Allan Cahak was born in Rhinelander on Nov. 27, 1948 to Myron (Mike) Cahak and Ruth Cahak (Garber). He died at home in Hillsboro, Texas on Aug. 2, 2022 after a sudden and swift onset of lymphoma. He passed away with his loving wife Delma Cahak (Innis) by his side.
(1 comments)

Friday, August 12, 2022

Steven F. Collins
Steven F. Collins, age 80, of Rhinelander, died on Aug. 4, 2022, at his home. He was born on Oct. 22, 1941, in Milwaukee.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Ann C. Hanke
Ann C. Hanke, age 94, passed away peacefully Wednesday Aug. 3, 2022. She was born in Eagle River, on April 17, 1928 to John and Kazimera (Kate) Sarkauskas.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Raymond Frederick Novak
Raymond Frederick Novak of Rhinelander passed away on Aug. 5, 2022 at the age of 91.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Brenda Lee Stafford
Brenda Lee Stafford, age 58, of Rhinelander, died on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022 at her home. Brenda was born in Rhinelander to Patrick and Shirley (Boerke) Stafford on Jan. 15, 1964. She attended schools in Rhinelander and graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1982.
(1 comments)

Friday, August 12, 2022

Elmer R. Zahurones
Elmer R. Zahurones, 79 of Clintonville, died on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Greentree Health & Rehab in Clintonville following a short, 6-week illness. He was born on Jan. 3, 1943, in Ingram, to Andrew & Anna (Dudas) Zahurones.
Friday, August 12, 2022

June Caroline Wiedeman
June Caroline Wiedeman, age 79, passed away on Aug. 8, 2022, at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital. She was born on June 14, 1943, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Thomas and Ida (Dahlin) Duffy.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Raymond Frederick Novak
Raymond Frederick Novak of Rhinelander passed away on Aug. 5, 2022 at the age of 91.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Philip (Phil) L. Pausma
On Saturday, July 30, 2022, Philip (Phil) L. Pausma of Lake Tomahawk entered eternal life at the age of 64 in Antigo.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Walter "Pete" Rolain
Walter "Pete" Rolain, 90, of Rhinelander, passed away on June 26, 2022. Pete was born on May 29, 1932, in Rhinelander, the son of Walter and Elin (Nordquist) Rolain.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Sandra L. Scott
Sandra L. Scott, age 82, of Rhinelander, died on Feb. 17, 2022 at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Dr. Robert "Bob" Sookochoff
Dr. Robert "Bob" Sookochoff passed away on July 28, 2022, at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer. He was a beloved spouse, son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, friend, and caring physician.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Elizabeth "Betty" Bertha Fahrenbach
Elizabeth "Betty" Bertha Fahrenbach, age 97, of Rhinelander, died on May 27, 2022 in Tomahawk. Betty was born to Louis and Bertha (Peissig) Ludwig on Oct. 28, 1924 in Taylor County. Betty is survived by her children Bryan (Nancy) Fahrenbach, Brad Fahrenbach, Beth (Brian) Kief, Jill Govek, other family and many friends.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, August 9, 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.
(4 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


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