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August 10, 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.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Beth Marie Collard
Beth Marie Collard passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2022. She leaves behind her son, Micah Collard, and two grandchildren, Bradley and Henry (Hank) Collard.
Friday, August 5, 2022

Donald E. Lau
Donald E. Lau, age 69, of Tomahawk, passed away at his home on Aug. 1, 2022 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care.
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Friday, August 5, 2022

Richard D. Huhn
Richard D. Huhn of Palm Coast, Florida, passed away on Jan. 11, 2022 while recovering in a nursing home where he contracted Covid. He was born Jan. 20, 1941, in Appleton, to Donald H. Huhn and Imelda (DeBruin) Huhn.
Friday, August 5, 2022

Eugene "Gene" Robert Rio
Eugene Robert Rio, 73, of Harshaw, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Friday, August 5, 2022

Gerald "Jerry" John Biwer
Gerald "Jerry" John Biwer, age 81, of Grand Rapids, Mich., passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at home surrounded by family.
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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Kathy Kay Felten
Kathy Kay Felten, 55, of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Select Specialty Hospital in Madison.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Janet V. (Hedstrom) Eubanks
Janet Vivian (Hedstrom) Eubanks, beloved sister, aunt, and sister-in-law, passed away peacefully the evening of July 25, 2022, at Brookdale Madison West.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Samuel Carl Manske Sr.
Samuel Carl Manske Sr., of Rhinelander, was born on Aug. 17, 1951, in Oshkosh, to Oscar and Evelyn (Woodworth) Manske.
Friday, July 29, 2022

Mark Lee Mraz
Mark Lee Mraz, age 61, of Rhinelander, died on June 23, 2022. He was born on March 3,1961, in Milwaukee, and was the son of Lawrence "Larry" and Betty (Schuppler) Mraz.
Friday, July 29, 2022

Cindy Mey-Kosbab
Cindy Mey-Kosbab was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Cindy passed away in Minocqua on Sunday July, 24, 2022 surrounded by family. She was 65.

Friday, July 29, 2022

Eric Lee Stromme
The world has lost a good man, and we have lost our son Eric to cancer.

He passed away June 21, 2022, in Austin, Texas, where he resided. He was born in Rhinelander on March 17, 1962. His parents are Ralph E. Stromme & Norma Stromme and brother, Ralph L. Stromme.
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Friday, July 29, 2022

Virginia Rose Hagen
Virginia R. Hagen, age 94, of Rhinelander, passed away July 22, 2022, at Rennes Rehabilitation and Health Center in Rhinelander.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Hollis Henry "Butch" Johnson
Date of Birth: Nov. 22, 1939

Date of Death: July 18, 2022

Hollis H. "Butch" Johnson, 82, of Woodruff, went to his heavenly father on July 18, 2022.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Margaret E. Oestreich
Margaret E. Oestreich, age 94, of Rhinelander, died on July 15, 2022, at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital. She was born on Feb. 20, 1928, in Antigo, the daughter of Charles and Frances (Brown) Rank.
Friday, July 22, 2022

Richard "Bud" W. Olscheske Sr.
Richard "Bud" W. Olscheske Sr., of Pelican Lake, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Friday, July 22, 2022

John Allen Olson
John Allen Olson, 77, of Rhinelander, passed away unexpectedly on July 13, 2022, in Rhinelander. He was born in Detroit, Mich. on May 27, 1945.
Friday, July 22, 2022

Alice Jane Schrameyer
Alice Jane Schrameyer, 87, of Hazelhurst, passed away on July 19, 2022, at her home with her family by her side.
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Friday, July 22, 2022

Bruce Allen Frasier
Bruce Allen Frasier, 89, of Rhinelander, passed away on July 18, 2022, in Tomahawk, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease.
Friday, July 22, 2022

Delmont B. Eaton
Delmont B. Eaton, age 88, of Rhinelander, passed away on July 14, 2022, at his home. He was born on March 3, 1934, in Kansas City, Mo. A complete notice will follow in the River News and at www.carlsonfh.com.
Friday, July 22, 2022

Peg Hansen
Peg Hansen, age 92, long-time resident of McNaughton, died on July 19, 2022.
Friday, July 22, 2022

LeiLonie Thresher
LeiLonie Thresher, age 75, went to be with her Lord July 10, 2022, at Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff. LeiLonie was born on Jan. 19, 1947, to Violet and Clifford Woodward.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Louis Allen White
Louis Allen White, age 84, passed away peacefully, on July 9, 2022, at Aspirus Tomahawk Hospital, with his daughters by his side.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

John Allen Olson
John Allen Olson, age 77, of Rhinelander, died on July 13, 2022, in Rhinelander. He was born on May 27, 1945, in Detroit, Mich., to Norman and Delta (Donahue) Olson.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Lucille H. Beery
Lucille H. Beery, 84, of Rhinelander, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday morning, Dec. 3, 2021 from Riverview Health Services in Tomahawk.
Friday, July 15, 2022

Robert Lennart Blomquist
Robert Lennart Blomquist, age 65, of the Town of Sugar Camp, died on July 9, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Friday, July 15, 2022

Robert Harold Bloomquist
Robert Harold Bloomquist, 75, of Delaware, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2022 with his wife and two daughters by his side. He was born in Rhinelander on May 27, 1947 to Harold and Vera (Herrick) Bloomquist. He married Lynn Kindschi on Dec. 2, 1980.
Friday, July 15, 2022

Lawrence Worth
Lawrence (Larry) Worth, long-time resident of Rhinelander, passed away at the age of 95 on July 9, 2022 in Riverside, Calif. He was the 6th child of Richard and Charlotte Worth, born on Dec. 15, 1926 in Milwaukee. His sisters and brothers included George, Ruth, Bernard, Russell, Bettye and Charlene.
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Friday, July 15, 2022

Anthony Emmett Gechas
Anthony (Tony) Emmett Gechas, age 79, of Rhinelander, passed away on July 8, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
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Friday, July 15, 2022

Marjorie "Margie" Gechas
Marjorie "Margie" Gechas passed away on June 12, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Marshall L'Herault
It is with much sadness that we announce the death of our brother, Marshall L'Herault, on June 30, 2022. Born in Illinois on July 28, 1965, the youngest of five boys, he was raised in Rhinelander.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Kathy Bennett
Kathy Bennett, 76, passed away peacefully in her sleep July 7, 2022 at Milestone Senior Living after a 16-year struggle with a rare blood disorder.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Buddy Roger Martin
Buddy Roger Martin, age 87, of Rhinelander, died on July 8, 2022, at his home in Rhinelander. He was born on Aug. 3, 1934, in Monroe, the son of Randall and Laura (Hagar) Martin. Survivors include his wife Judy and his children Cathleen, Julie and Craig.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Gloria Joan Petroskey
Gloria Joan Petroskey, age 95, of Rhinelander died on July 7, 2022, at the Rhinelander Aspirus Hospital.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Elsa Ann Burke
On Friday, July 1, 2022, God welcomed Elsa Ann Burke home. Reuniting her with those that left over her 89 years on this earth including Michael Burke, her husband who had passed in January of 2021. She missed him dearly.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Patrick J. Busche
Patrick J. Busche, age 69, of Rhinelander, died on July 1, 2022, in Rhinelander. He was born on September 19, 1953, in Rhinelander, the son of Raymond and Joen (Day) Busche.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Steven Paul Cady
Steven Paul Cady, age 58, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022. He was born on July 28, 1963, to the late Lloyd and Virginia (Spengler) Cady in Rhinelander. Steven graduated from Shawano High School in 1981 and lived most of his life in Shawano. He worked for the Shawano Police Department washing and detailing police cars. Steven worked previously at Farm and Home in the automotive department and as a model for launching their new clothing department.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Penny Rae Huffman
Penny Rae (Reader) Huffman, age 64 of Billings, Mont., passed away on June 7, 2022 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born on July 7, 1957, in Rhinelander, to Clarence (Bud) and Nancy (Terzynski) Reader Jr.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Steven J. Wilder
Steven J. Wilder, age 64, passed away lovingly at his home in the arms of his wife, Cynthia McManus Wilder, on Thursday, June 30, 2022.

He is survived by both his parents, his three siblings, son, daughter and four grandkids.

Friday, July 8, 2022

Sandra B. Sandvoss
Sandra B. Sandvoss, age 73, of Rhinelander, died on July 2, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield. She was born on Oct. 28, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Peter and Leona (Niemuth) Sandvoss. She attended schools in New York before moving with her family to Milwaukee in 1968.
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Friday, July 8, 2022

Lynann Ferch
Lynann Marie Ferch, age 72, of Rhinelander passed away on June 29, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Kurt Ronald Hartson
Kurt Ronald Hartson, age 46 of Merrill, passed away at his home June 26, 2022, in Merrill. He was born April 13, 1976, to Paul Reamer and Angela Hartson in Merrill.
Friday, July 1, 2022

Walter "Pete" Rolain
Walter "Pete" Rolain, 90, of Rhinelander, sadly passed away June 26, 2022 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
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Friday, July 1, 2022

David Thomas Nitzel
David Thomas Nitzel, 71, of Sugar Camp, passed away on Saturday June 4, 2022, while in Canada.
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Friday, July 1, 2022

Ilona "Loni" Pepe
Ilona "Loni" Pepe passed away peacefully on June 22, 2022, in her home in Pelican Lake.
Friday, July 1, 2022

Amy E. Silva
Amy E. Silva, age 55, of Rhinelander, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau. Amy was born in Rhinelander, March 4, 1967, to David and Myrtle "Mickey" (Carstensen) Silva.
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Friday, July 1, 2022

Roger James Strelow
Roger James Strelow, age 83, of Rhinelander, died June 27, 2022 at the Seasons of Life Hospice in Woodruff.
Friday, July 1, 2022

Marjorie Ann Gechas
Marjorie Ann Gechas, 73, of Rhinelander, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, July 1, 2022

Pearl Elizabeth Skubal
Pearl Elizabeth Skubal, 91, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully with her family at her side under the care of Compassus Hospice Saturday, June 25, 2022.
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Friday, July 1, 2022

Mark Mraz
Mark Lee Mraz, age 61, of Rhinelander, died on June 23, 2022, in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Paul James Skeen
Paul James Skeen, age 41, of Rhinelander, died on June 22, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Richard Tracy
Richard Lambert Tracy, age 81, of Rhinelander, died on June 23, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Robert "Bob" Allen Bart
Robert (Bob) Allen Bart, age 85, passed away on June 19, 2022 at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau. He was born on April 2, 1937, in Milwaukee, the son of Harry and Irene (Szerbat) Bart.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Shirley Bushong
Shirley Bushong, age 95, of Rhinelander, died on June 19, 2022, at her home, with her loving family at her side. She was born on Dec. 6, 1926, in Mellen, the daughter of Reinhold and Nellie (Scribner) Henke. She was born and raised in Mellen and graduated from the Mellen High School in 1945. After her schooling she worked in Milwaukee for a couple of years.
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Friday, June 24, 2022

Sandra Jean Gardner
Sandra Jean Gardner, age 77, of Rhinelander, died on June 16, 2022, at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Patricia Joy Holperin
Patricia Joy Holperin, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, remembered for her strong faith, wisdom, good humor and respect for others, passed peacefully on June 19, 2022, in Eagle River, at the age of 99.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Linda M. Honegger
Linda M. Honegger, 76, formerly of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, June 18, 2022, at The Inn at Belden Village in Canton, Ohio, and is now home with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Harlyn Jensen
On Saturday, June 18, 2022, loving father, caring brother and cherished friend Harlyn Jensen peacefully passed away after a year-long battle with cancer.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Audrey Mae Loka
Audrey Mae (Fickau) Loka went to be with the Lord on June 19, 2022. She passed away at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital with her family by her side.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Maxine Joyce Meyer
Maxine Joyce Meyer was born Feb. 12, 1941 to Michael and Geraldine (Moore) Libby in Rhinelander.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Rich C. Setzer
Rich C. Setzer, 60, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital.
Friday, June 24, 2022

James Allen Stafford
James Allen Stafford, 72 of Rhinelander, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Richard "Dick" Claire Taylor
Richard "Dick" Claire Taylor, age 84, of Rhinelander, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, after a long bout with diabetes. He was born on May 8, 1937, in Rhinelander to Claire and Delores (Perlberg) Taylor.
Friday, June 24, 2022

Reginald Glen "Bucky" Reed
Reginald Glen "Bucky" Reed, age 95, of Rhinelander, died on April 22, 2022, in Rhinelander. He was born on Nov. 9, 1926, in Rhinelander, the son of Carleton and Mary Reed.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Sandra Jean Gardner
Sandra Jean Gardner, age 77, of Rhinelander, died on June 16, 2022, at the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital. She was born on Jan. 16, 1945, in Rhinelander, to Merritt and Virginia (Carlson) Scheidegger.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Duane Arthur Doede
Duane Arthur Doede, age 90 of Minocqua, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 at his residence. Duane was born on July 4, 1931, in Bear Creek, the son of Arthur W. and Delores (nee Bechard) Doede.
Friday, June 17, 2022

Matthew David Gentz
Matthew David Gentz, age 60, passed away on June 7, 2022, at his home in Rhinelander. He was born on July 25, 1961, in Laona, to David and Marge (Osgood) Gentz.
Friday, June 17, 2022

Lester Marshall Felbab
Lester Marshall Felbab, age 85 of Rhinelander, died on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at his home. Lester was born on April 4, 1937, in Racine, to Marshall and Betty (Evans) Felbab.
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Friday, June 17, 2022

Donald Everette Funk
Donald Everette Funk, fourth generation seedsman and seed industry pioneer, died on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at home and surrounded by family. He was 79.
Friday, June 17, 2022

Leah Mary Fox
Leah Mary Fox peacefully passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2022. She was born to the late Raymond and Coreta Ottensmann on Oct. 20, 1931 in Sheboygan.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Evelyn Kress
Evelyn Kress (nee Trochinski) passed away on May 3, 2022 at the age of 74. She was married to Jim Kress for 43 years.
Tuesday, June 14, 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.
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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


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