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July 16, 2019


Karen Kay Johnson
Karen Kay Johnson, 75, of Monico, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at her home with her family at her side.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Alton B. "Bud" Ison, Jr.
Alton B. "Bud" Ison, Jr., 91, of Crandon, went to meet his Heavenly Father on July 9, 2019 peacefully at his home in Ocala, Fla.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jill Spieckerman
Jill Spieckerman, age 61 of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital. She was born May 10, 1958.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Orville Cady
Orville Cady, age 80 of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Friendly Village.
(1 comments)

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jolene K. Schirmacher
Jolene K. Schirmacher, 61 of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital.
Saturday, July 13, 2019

Beverly Schmidt
Beverly Schmidt, age 78, of Rhinelander, died July 11, 2019, in Rhinelander.
Saturday, July 13, 2019

Raymond Peter Williams
Raymond Peter Williams, age 89, of Rhinelander, passed away June 28, 2019 at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1929, to Benjamin and Hilda (Baierl) Williams, in Marshfield.
Thursday, July 11, 2019

James J. "Snuffy" Jankowski Sr.
James J. "Snuffy" Jankowski Sr., 71 of Rhinelander, passed away on Saturday evening, July 6, 2019 at his home with his family by his side and under the care of Ascension at Home Hospice.
(1 comments)

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Twylah F. Black
Twylah F. Black, age 86 of Rhinelander, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019, at Friendly Village.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Rev. Richard Allen Hartlerode
Reverend Richard Allen Hartlerode, age 80 of Woodruff, died Friday, July 5, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

James J. "Snuffy" Jankowski Sr.
James J. "Snuffy" Jankowski Sr., 71 of Rhinelander, passed away Saturday evening, July 6, 2019 at his home with his family at his side and under the care of Ascension at Home Hospice.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Richard W. Kraus
Richard W. Kraus, age 80, of the Town of Stella, died Friday, June 28, 2019.
Saturday, July 6, 2019

John C. Neuens
John C. Neuens, age 64, of Rhinelander, died June 30, 2019, at his home.
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Mary Ann Fleury
Mary Ann Fleury, 85 of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Seasons of Life in Woodruff.
Saturday, July 6, 2019

James A. Berard
James A. Berard, age 93, of Rhinelander died on Friday, June 28, 2019 at his home surrounded by family.
(2 comments)

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Violet M. Rappley
Violet M. Rappley, 95 of Rhinelander, passed away on Wednesday morning, July 3, 2019 at Rennes Health & Rehab Center.
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Edna Mae (Barnowsky) Friz
Edna Mae (Barnowsky) Friz, age 89, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. She was born on April 3,1930, the youngest of nine children born to Julius and Edna (Johnson) Barnowsky.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Rev. Roy Norman Johnson
Reverend Roy Norman Johnson, age 96 of Rhinelander, passed peacefully into heaven on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Richard W. Kraus
Richard W. Kraus, age 80, of Rhinelander, died June 28, 2019. He was born Aug. 1, 1938, in Milwaukee, to John and June (Radue) Kraus.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

John Neuens
John Neuens, age 64, of Rhinelander, died June 30, 2019, in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

arbara L. McKenzie
Barbara L. McKenzie age 97 of Tomahawk and formerly of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Riverview Health in Tomahawk.
Saturday, June 29, 2019

James Allen Cox (Jimmy)
James Allen Cox (Jimmy), 85, of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, June 24 2019 at home with his daughter and son-in-law at his side.
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Sandra J. "Sandy" Lake
Sandra J. "Sandy" Lake, age 72 of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Friendly Village under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care Hospice Services.
(1 comments)

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Ardis J. Swensen
Ardis J. Swensen, age 90 of Dunwoody, Ga., passed away peacefully at home on May 19, 2019.
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Edna M. Friz
Edna M. Friz, age 89 of Rhinelander, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Friendly Village.
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Barbara L. McKenzie
Barbara L. McKenzie, age 97 of Tomahawk and formerly of Rhinelander, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Riverview Health in Tomahawk. She was born on March 27, 1922, in Phillips, the oldest of five children born to Anton and Esther (Marheine) Datel.
(1 comments)

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Steven B. Benson
Steven B. Benson, age 76 of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at his home with his wife by his side.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Michael Dent
Michael Dent, 45, of Neenah, passed away June 19, 2019.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Evelyn Marie LaBarge Hensley
Evelyn Marie LaBarge Hensley, 86, Buchanan, Va., passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Eunice M. Schmidt
Eunice M. Schmidt, Kaukauna, age 91, died June 20, 2019 at St. Paul Villa.
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Steven B. Benson
Steven B. Benson, age 76 of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at his home with his wife by his side.
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Richard H. Bush
Richard H. Bush, 76 of Sugar Camp, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Seasons of Life Hospice, in Woodruff.
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Donald Otto Schueler
Donald Otto Schueler, age 98, of Rhinelander, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Owattana, Minn., to Otto G. and Hattie C. (Grau) Schueler.
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Dixie Schaeffer
Dixie Schaeffer, age 80, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2019 at Rennes Rehabilitation and Health Center in Rhinelander after a lengthy illness.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Gladys Ann (Pat) Loduh
Gladys Ann (Pat) Loduha of Pulaski, Tenn. (formerly of Rhinelander) passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the age of 94, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Mary Catherine Lange
Mary Catherine Lange, 80, lost her battle with cancer on June, 8, 2019 at Season of Life in Woodruff.
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Victoria Anderson
Victoria Anderson, age 60, of Rhinelander, died June 10, 2019, in Marshfield. She was born July 28, 1958, in Rhinelander, the daughter of Marlyn and Donna (Hankey) Jensen.
(2 comments)

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Helen Kolberg
Helen Kolberg passed away June 10, 2019, with her loving family by her side, after a short illness. She was born on the Fourth of July, 1930, in Ely, Minn.
(4 comments)

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Dixie R. Schaeffer
Dixie R. Schaeffer, age 80, Weyauwega, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2019 at Rennes Rehabilitation and Health Center in Rhinelander after a lengthy illness.
Thursday, June 13, 2019

William Robert Greene
William Robert Greene, beloved brother, adored uncle, and cherished friend, William "Uncle Bill" Greene passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice in Sheboygan Falls.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Audrey (Hood) Hampton
Audrey (Hood) Hampton, age 93, died on June 6, 2019 in Elcho, after a courageous battle with cancer and heart disease.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Joseph Andrew Mahner
Joseph Andrew Mahner, age 75, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 26, 2019, while fishing in Ontario, Canada.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Raymond Earth Quicksilver
Raymond Earth Quicksilver (nee: Michiel) passed away peacefully at the Aspirus Hospice House in Wausau on June 7, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Mary Ann (O'Malley) O'Melia
May 9, 1925 - June 4, 2019. Ann passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, while surrounded by family members.
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Lloyd "Jake" Hoffhein
Lloyd "Jake" Hoffhein, age 79, of Rhinelander, died June 4, 2019, in Rhinelander.
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Donna Jean Nelson
On Sunday, June 2, 2019, Donna Jean Nelson, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 79 plus one week.
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Olivia Grace Koch
Our sweet baby, Olivia Grace Koch, was born into this world May 20, 2019 wearing her angel wings.
Saturday, June 8, 2019

David L. Bowman
David L. Bowman, age 75 of Rhinelander, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at his home.
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Gloria Williams
Gloria Willliams, age 72, of the Town of Pine Lake, died June 1, 2019, at the Riverview Nursing Home in Tomahawk.
(1 comments)

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Mary Ann O'Melia
Mary Ann O'Melia, 94, of Rhinelander, passed away Tuesday evening, June 4, 2019 at Country Terrace in Rhinelander with her family at her side and under the care of Ascension at Home Hospice.
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Lloyd "Jake" Hoffhein
Lloyd "Jake" Hoffhein, age 79, of Rhinelander, died June 4, 2019, in Rhinelander. He was born April 15, 1940, in Rhinelander, to Virgil and Adeline (Gilbert) Hoffhein.
(1 comments)

Thursday, June 6, 2019

James R. Counter
James Counter, age 79, of Rhinelander, died May 30, 2019 at Country Terrace in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Rev. Barry Whenal
The Reverend Barry Whenal, age 72, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. 
(1 comments)

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Gloria Williams
Gloria Williams, age 72, of the Town of Pine Lake, died June 1, 2019 at Riverview Nursing Home in Tomahawk.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Gladys Loduha
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

James Counter
James Counter, age 79, of Rhinelander, died May 30, 2019, at Country Terrace in Rhinelander.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Janice J. Eldredge
Janice J. Eldredge of Rhinelander went to be with the Lord May 26, 2019.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Raymond Robert Oldenburg
Raymond Robert Oldenburg passed on May 28, 2019, with family by his side, at Seasons of Life Hospice in Woodruff, at the age of 91 years.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Donald Schueler
Donald Schueler, age 98, of the Town of Pine Lake, died May 30, 2019, at his home.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Wayne K. Ebert
Wayne K. Ebert,a resident of St Germain, passed away Sunday May 26, 2019 at St Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander surrounded by family.
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Cheryl (C.B.) (Belongia) Shaver
March 18, 1953 - May 17, 2019

Cheryl (Belongia) Shaver was born in Port Angeles, Washington.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Marian F. Schlueter
Marian F. Schlueter, 89 of Rhinelander, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Milestone Senior Living in Rhinelander.
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Joseph Andrew Mahner
Joseph Andrew Mahner, age 75, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 26, 2019, while fishing in Ontario, Canada. He was born July 23, 1943, in Rhinelander, to Arnold and Marie (James) Mahner.
(3 comments)

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Elaine S. DeBrock
Elaine S. DeBrock, 90, longtime area resident of Rhinelander passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at Rennes Rehabilitation and Health Center in Rhinelander.

She was born in Lake Nebagamon on Sept. 6, 1928, to Nicklas and Lydia (Matson) Abrahamson.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Kenneth John Mikkelson
Kenneth John Mikkelson, 81, passed away at Agrace Hospice Center in Janesville on May 22, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Ken was born on Nov. 5​, 1937 to Roy and Francis Mikkelson in Monico.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Vernon J. Stefonek
Vernon J. Stefonek, 73, a Sugar Camp resident passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Rhinelander on Feb. 4, 1946, the son of Peter J. and Rose M. (Lorbetski) Stefonek.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Mary Elizabeth DeCanter (Cirilli)
Mary Elizabeth DeCanter (Cirilli) - June 1924-May 2019


Saturday, May 25, 2019

Thomas A. Lambert
Thomas A. Lambert, 73, of the Town of Sugar Camp, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital.
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Donald "Don" Anklam
Donald "Don" Anklam, age 93, a life-long resident of Rhinelander, died Sunday, May 12 at Heartwood Senior Living, in Appleton, surrounded by family. Don was born in Rhinelander on Nov. 12, 1925 to Ronald and Esther Anklam.
(1 comments)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Ronald Francis Alsteen
Ronald Francis Alsteen of Rhinelander, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff. He was born in Rhinelander on June 5, 1942 to Louis and Sara (Gauthier) Alsteen.
(1 comments)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Pearl E. Gerdes
Pearl E. Gerdes, age 94, of Rhinelander, died May 19, 2019, in Rhinelander. She was born Oct. 21, 1924, in Gleason, to Karl and Theresa (Kluball) Kegler.
(3 comments)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Donald "Don" E. Ovsak
Donald "Don" E. Ovsak, 45, of the Town of Sugar Camp, passed away peacefully Monday, May 20, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving wife, children, and family.
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Vernon J. Stefonek
Vernon J. Stefonek, 73, of Sugar Camp, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2019 at his residence.
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Walter Furyk
Walter Furyk, 57, of Lake Tomahawk passed away at his residence May 8, 2019.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Pearl E. Gerdes
Pearl E. Gerdes, age 94, of Rhinelander, died May 19, 2019, in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Donald Ovsak
Donald Ovsak, 45, of Sugar Camp, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at his residence with his loving wife, children, and family at his side.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Archie C. Riach
Archie C. Riach, 83, of the Town of Pine Lake, passed away Saturday morning, May 18, 2019 at his residence and with his daughter at his side.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Jack W. Antonuk, Sr.
Jack W. Antonuk, Sr. died peacefully in Hudson, on May 16, 2019 at the age of 69.
(3 comments)

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Jimmy Campbell
Jimmy Campbell, age 84, of Rhinelander, died May 11, 2019, at Cumberland Heights in Rhinelander.
Saturday, May 18, 2019

William J. "Bill" "Scooby" Skubal
William J. "Bill" "Scooby" Skubal, 56, of the Town of Pine Lake, passed away Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
(3 comments)

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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.
(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


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