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February 1, 2023


Jeffrey Alan Urquhart
Jeffrey Alan Urquhart, age 75, of Rhinelander, died on Jan. 12, 2023, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Green Bay.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

William "Bill" LeRoy Johnson Jr.
William "Bill" LeRoy Johnson Jr., 81, of Monico, passed away on Thursday afternoon, January 26, 2023, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital, with his family at his side.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Gertrude "Trudy" Jenkins
Gertrude "Trudy" Jenkins, age 90, of Rhinelander, died on Jan. 23, 2023 at the Friendly Village Nursing Home in Rhinelander. She was born on April 18, 1932, in Whitewater, the daughter of Oscar and Marie (Eiting) Wegner.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 27, 2023

Clare Kuczmarski
Clare Kuczmarski, 88, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, January 27, 2023

Lynn Joel Laakso
Lynn Joel Laakso, 73, of Rhinelander, passed away at his home on Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2023.
Friday, January 27, 2023

Eli Richard Marquardt
Eli Richard Marquardt, age 17, of Rhinelander, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at home in Rhinelander. He was born on Oct. 26, 2005, in Rhinelander, to Rebecca Steffke-Varnum and Benjamin Marquardt.
Friday, January 27, 2023

Jack Perlberg
Jack Perlberg, born May 18, 1935, died Dec. 28, 2022.

Jack loved to talk about his service in the Air Force, working on the U2 Spy Plane Project in the 1950s.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Darlyn J. Jackson
Darlyn J. Jackson, of Pickerel died on Jan. 17, 2023 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Donna Marie Robinson
Donna M. Robinson, 80, of the Town of Crescent, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, at Rennes Health & Rehab Center.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Barbara Jean Kelley
Barbara Jean Kelley, age 82, of Rhinelander, died on Jan. 19, 2023 at her home, with her family at her side. She was born on Sept. 21, 1940, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Louis and Fay (Gilbert) Sutton. Barbara was a lifelong resident of Rhinelander.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Jeffrey Alan Urquhart
Jeffrey Alan Urquhart, age 75, of Rhinelander, died on Jan. 12, 2023, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Green Bay.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 20, 2023

Richard "Rich" A. Schultz
Richard "Rich" A. Schultz, age 79, of Harshaw, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Friday, January 20, 2023

Lola Erma Peroutka
Lola Erma Peroutka, age 93, of Merrill, formerly of Rhinelander, died on Jan. 11, 2023, in Merrill. She was born on July 8, 1929 in Cable, the daughter of Emil and Pansy (McMillan) Radloff. She was raised in Cable and attended schools there graduating from Cable High School in 1947.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 20, 2023

Margaret "Marge" Marlatt
Margaret "Marge" Marlatt passed away peacefully at Friendly Village Nursing Home on Jan 16, 2023 at the age of 88. Marge was born on April 30, 1934 in Portage.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 20, 2023

Ronald Keith Logterman
Ronald Keith Logterman, age 73, of Sugar Camp, died on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023 at his home.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Kevin Alan Jacobson
Kevin Alan Jacobson, "Lais", 48, of Pelican Lake, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 at Wausau Hospital. Kevin was born Aug. 15, 1974, in Rhinelander, the son of Gerald Jacobson and Virginia Menomin. He was married to Angela Lucero on June 13, 1997 in Kansas.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Dennis Edward Thimm
Dennis Edward Thimm, 82, of Lake Tomahawk, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Phillip John Root
Phillip John Root, age 71 of Minocqua, passed away on Jan. 11, 2023 at Rennes Health and Rehab in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Louise Ann Siedschlag
Louise Ann Siedschlag, 89, a life-long resident of Sugar Camp, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, Jan. 12, 2023, at Dimensions Assisted Living in Steven Point with her family at her side.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Delmont "Del" Bird Eaton
Delmont (Del) Bird Eaton passed away quietly on July 14, 2022 in his home.
Friday, January 13, 2023

Edward Everett Jenkins
Edward Everett Jenkins, age 78, of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022 at Tomahawk Health Services.
Friday, January 13, 2023

Dennis John Kosloski
Dennis "Koz" Kosloski was a life-long learner, teacher, coach, musician, athlete, sailor and camper. He was a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather, a role model to many, and sometimes even a carpenter, artist, inventor, referee/umpire, dance instructor, and software designer.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 13, 2023

Robert Joseph Marine
Robert Joseph Marine, of Elcho, died on Dec. 29, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. He was born on Aug. 5, 1936, in Elcho, a son of Ella Murphy. He married Sharon Eisenman in 1962, she preceded him in death in 2018.
Friday, January 13, 2023

Robert J. Meyers
Robert J. Meyers, age 91 of Pine Lake, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at Tomahawk Health Services in Tomahawk. He was born on June 7, 1931, in Kenosha, the son of William and Iva (Richer) Meyers.
Friday, January 13, 2023

Evelyn Nitzel
Evelyn Nitzel successfully completed her journey through life on the Epiphany of our Lord, January 8, 2023, at the age of 96.
Friday, January 13, 2023

Shirley Oldham
Shirley Oldham, age 88, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully on Dec. 12, 2022 at the Country Terrace Senior Home. She was born in Crandon on March 21, 1934 to Rennie and Stella (Marvin) Smith.
Friday, January 13, 2023

John Terry Wittrock
John Terry Wittrock, age 80, of Rhinelander, died on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 at Rennes Health and Rehab of Rhinelander.
Friday, January 13, 2023

Richard Duane Turgeon
Richard Duane Turgeon, 75, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Michael Raymond "Mick" Zettler
Michael "Mick" Raymond Zettler, 60, of White Pine, Mich., and a former resident of Rhinelander, passed away at home with family by his side the morning of Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, after a courageous battle with head and neck cancer.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Janette J. DeWalt Neubauer
Janette J. DeWalt Neubauer, RHS Class of 1955, passed away from pancreatic cancer on November 15, 2022, at her home in Brattleboro, VT. She was preceded in death by her parents, Philip and Marjorie DeWalt, and her brother, Douglas D. DeWalt, all of Rhinelander.
Friday, January 6, 2023

Eugene "Gene" Erickson
Eugene "Gene" Erickson completed his cycle of earthly life on Dec. 15, 2022 at Heritage Court in Eau Claire.
Friday, January 6, 2023

Dennis Herrmann
Dennis Herrmann, 82, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Dec. 20, 2022. Dennis was born Roger Dennis Herrmann on Aug. 23, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois, to Roger and Della Mae (Moehling) Herrmann.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 6, 2023

Peter J. Harvey
Peter J. (Pete) Harvey, age 88, died on Jan. 1, 2023, in Wausau, with his wife and children at his side after a brief bout with bone cancer.
(1 comments)

Friday, January 6, 2023

Janice Elizabeth Jewell
Janice Elizabeth Jewell, age 89 of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, in Wausau. She was born on March 26, 1933, in Three Lakes, the daughter of Alfred and Marie (Runga) Wittrock.
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Thomas Reich
Thomas Reich, age 56, a resident of Rhinelander, passed away on Dec. 22, 2022 at his home.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Alan Bruce Bronson
Alan Bruce Bronson, age 67, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022, in Laona. Alan was born on Nov. 15, 1955, in Rhinelander, to the late Doran and Dorothy Bronson.
(1 comments)

Friday, December 30, 2022

Janice Elizabeth Jewell
Janice Elizabeth Jewell, age 89, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, in Wausau. She was born on March 26, 1933, in Three Lakes, the daughter of Alfred and Marie (Runga) Wittrock.
Friday, December 30, 2022

Donald A. Johnson
Donald A. Johnson, 78, of McNaughton, passed away on Dec. 24, 2022, at Friendly Village in Rhinelander.
Friday, December 30, 2022

Barbara Lynn Sawle
Barbara Lynn Sawle, age 66 of Rhinelander and formerly of Hazelhurst, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, December 30, 2022

Barry Dean Scheuermann
Barry Dean Scheuermann died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 in his home with his loving wife Sherry holding his hand. He was born on Jan. 19, 1965, in Oshkosh, and passed at the age of 57.
Friday, December 30, 2022

Yvonne Rosalie Johnson
Yvonne Rosalie Johnson, aka "Coffee", age 65, of Ogema, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Marshfield Medical Center in Weston, following a short illness.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Donald "Don" Dennis Deau
Donald Dennis Deau, 94, of Dallas, Texas, and a former Rhinelander resident, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, at his home in Dallas, Texas.

Don was born on Feb. 20, 1928, in Rhinelander.

Friday, December 23, 2022

Roger A. Marquardt
Roger A. Marquardt, age 80, of Rhinelander, died on Dec. 16, 2022 at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, December 23, 2022

Gerald Edward "Jerry" Pederson Sr.
Gerald "Jerry" Edward Pederson Sr., 80, of the Town of Pelican, passed away on Saturday morning, Dec. 17, 2022, at his home with his family at his side.
(1 comments)

Friday, December 23, 2022

Karen Annette Smith
Karen Annette Smith, 70, of Havana, Ill., originally of Eagle River, passed away at Graham Hospital at 8:12 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. She was born on October 18, 1952 in Rhinelander, to Harold and Joan (Thieme) Novack. She married Craig A. Smith in 1979 in Eagle River.
Friday, December 23, 2022

Alan Bronson
Alan Bronson, age 67, of Rhinelander, died on Dec. 19, 2022 in Laona. He was born on Nov. 15, 1955, in Rhinelander, the son of Doran and Gertrude (Jensen) Bronson.
Friday, December 23, 2022

Dennis Herrmann
Dennis Herrmann, age 82, of Rhinelander, died on Dec. 20, 2022, at his home. He was born on Aug. 23, 1940. Survivors include his wife, Kate.
Friday, December 23, 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.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Roberta Retrum
Roberta Michelle Retrum, 72, of Eagle River, passed away at Marshfield Medical Center on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. She was born in Milwaukee on July 29, 1950.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Carol F. Doede
Carol F. Doede (Vollmer), age 88, passed away on Dec. 7, 2022 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander. Carol was born on Feb. 16, 1934, in Manitowoc, the daughter of Henry and Florence (nee Rehrauer) Vollmer. She married Duane Doede on Sept. 28, 1957, he preceded her in death on June 10, 2022.
Friday, December 16, 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. Her family lived in Hartford until 1946 when they moved to Rhinelander where they lived on the Moen Lake Chain.
Friday, December 16, 2022

Marilyn Storm
Marilyn Storm, 84, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully on Dec. 10, 2022 after a brief battle with breast cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones at the time she passed.
Friday, December 16, 2022

Donald Vancos
Donald Vancos passed away on Nov. 27, 2022, with his wife Kathy by his side. He was born July 2, 1947, in Rhinelander.
(1 comments)

Friday, December 16, 2022

Sue R. Verage
Selfless / adjective /: concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than one's own

This is the first word that comes to mind when thinking of Sue Verage.

Friday, December 16, 2022

Jeffrey J. Roehling
Jeffrey J, Roehling, age 58, died on Nov. 29, 2022 from pancreatic cancer. He is the son of James E. Roehling and Jeannine (Dempsey-Roehling) Schmidt of Rhinelander.
Friday, December 9, 2022

James "Jim" Thunder Sr.
James "Jim" Thunder Sr., "Bemwédêk", "Sound of Thunder Going Along", 86, of Pickerel, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 at his home.

James was born May 25, 1936, in Soperton (Wabeno), the son of Frank and Jenny (Mike) Thunder.

Friday, December 9, 2022

David Walters
David Walters joined the love of his life, Joan (Weber) Walters, on Dec. 2, 2022. He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Walters (Eagle, Colo.), his sister Phyllis Bliese (Wausau) and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. His stories and love of the outdoors will be missed by family and friends.
Friday, December 9, 2022

Cheryl Marie Laakso
Cheryl Marie Laakso, 70, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at Friendly Village Nursing & Rehab.
Friday, December 9, 2022

Annette M. Lane
Annette M. Lane (Manna), 77, of Harshaw, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022 at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, December 9, 2022

Joanna "Joan" Makris
Joanna "Joan" Makris, age 98, of Rhinelander died on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, peacefully at home surrounded by her children. Joanna was born on April 22, 1924, in Louka, Greece.
Friday, December 9, 2022

Shelbra Jean Rustad
Shelbra Jean Rustad, age 64, was called home to our Lord peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family.
Friday, December 9, 2022

Beverly Jean "Bev" Mitchener
Beverly Jean (Behm) Mitchener, (formerly of Aberdeen, South Dakota), passed away peacefully at Milestone Senior Living in Rhinelander on Nov. 29, 2022, at the age of 91. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, December 6, 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

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


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