Obituaries

Naomi H. Kirchman

Naomi H. Kirchman, 94, Algoma, passed away, Thursday May 28, 2020 at Autumn's Journey, Algoma.  She was born March 29, 1926 in Mishicot to Otto and Bertha (Lietzke) Gruendemann.

Naomi married Gerald (Jerry) Kirchman July 2, 1960 in Manitowoc.  He preceded her in death on July 19, 1973.

 

She enjoyed hosting family events, spending time with her children and grandchildren, cooking, canning, sewing, knitting, playing cards, crafting, and shopping at antiques stores.  For a few years she volunteered at St. Paul's Lutheran School as a cook. She also worked as a nurses aid at the Algoma Memorial Hospital.

 

Naomi is survived by her two sons Roger (Lisa), Algoma and their two sons Zack and Cody; son Gerald (Jerry) Jr. (Lori), New Franken and their two daughters Abby (Tim) and Sylvia (Jerek); two sisters Judith Meier and Lois Morgan; one brother Otto Gruendemann Jr.; many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald "Jerry" Kirchman Sr., parents Otto and Bertha, two brothers Daniel and Marcus, two sisters Ruth and Bethel, and her father-in-law and mother-in-law Louis Sr. and Wanda Kirchman.

 

Family and friends are invited to a public visitation, Monday June 1, 2020 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Algoma,  from 8:30 AM until the time of services at 10:30 with Rev Joel McKenney and Rev. John Moll officiating.  Burial in the Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Valders, WI.  Family and friends are invited to the committal service at the cemetery in Valders at 2:00 PM. 

 

The family wants to give a special thank you to Autumn's Journey and Unity Hospice for their loving care and professional services that they gave to our Mom.

 

The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Naomi's tribute page at www.schinderle.com.

Dick Beschta

Dick Beschta, 72 years, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at his home early Thursday morning (May 28, 2020).
     
He was born May 1, 1948 in Appleton the son of the late Donald and Dolores (Turecek) Beschta. His family moved to Sturgeon Bay where Dick finished high school and graduated with the class of 1966. On March 30, 1968 he married Sharon “Sherry” Sperber. She preceded him in death on November 9, 2002. On June 24, 2006 he married Sandie Goll.
     
Dick worked at Emerson Manufacturing for many years retiring as Process Engineer.
     
He was a member of St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church. Dick had a heart of gold, a great sense of humor, and was a great father, and husband and grandfather. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and being outdoors. He loved 50’s and 60’s music, vintage cars, was a loyal fan of the PACKERS, BADGERS, playing video poker, and spending winters in Florida with Sandra.
     
Survivors include his wife, Sandie; seven children, Brian Beschta (his children, Jordan, Bradley, Brandon), Jennifer (Steve) Grantham (their children, Jack, Sam, Will), Jessica (Bruce) Weckler (their children (Morgan, Cody, Dylan), Jackie (Tony) Anqud (their daughters, Madison, Gloria), Cory (Michelle) Paul (their sons, Jacob, Sam), Andy (Heather) Paul, (their children, Ivy, Huxley), Stephanie (Josh) Glocke (their daughters, Emilie, Mia); aunt, Sandy Turecek; Sherry’s mother, Verna Sperber; and other extended loving family members and friends. 
     
Preceding him in death was his parents, Donald and Dolores Beschta, wife, Sharon “Sherry” Beschta; daughter-in-law, Angela Beschta; sister, Dyanne Beschta; aunt, Peggy Sommerfelt; and uncle, Elmer Turecek; Sherry’s father, Willard Sperber.
     
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 1, 2020 at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church with Rev. Joel Sauer officiating.  Burial will be at Bayside Cemetery.  
     
Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Huehns Funeral Home. Social distancing will be maintained and those attending all services will be required to wear masks at the funeral home and church. Hand sanitizer will be provided. Visitation will continue Monday, June 1, 2020 at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. There will be a limitation of 50 in attendance at the church funeral service at 11:00 a.m. as well as the devotion Sunday evening at 6:50 p.m. at the funeral home. For the visitation, 10 visitors will be allowed in the main chapel at any one time in addition to the family.
     
Memorials may be made in his memory for The ALS Association of Wisconsin, Chapter 3333, N. Mayfair Road, Suite 104, Wauwatosa, WI 53222 or call, 414-763-2220.
     
Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Dick may be shared with his family through his tribute page at www.huehnsfuneralhome.com.

Kenneth J. Tebon

Kenneth J. Tebon, 77, Luxemburg, died Monday afternoon, May 25, 2020 at a local hospital following heart complications. He was born in Kewaunee County on August 7, 1942 to the late Fabian Jr. and Alice (Bero) Tebon.  On March 9, 2001, Ken married Sandra M. Wierschke in Green Bay.  She preceded him in death on December 24, 2014.  Ken owned and managed many restaurants in the area, the latest being S & K Food and Spirits in Algoma. His enjoyments included playing drums in the Greatest Hits Polka Band, camping, playing cards, attending his grandchildren’s sports events, snowmobiling, volunteering at St. John Lutheran Church activities. He most enjoyed his position as Luxemburg Village President for five plus years. 

Survivors include his four children, Kay (Bucky) Van Ark, Kevin “Butch” (Lori) Tebon, Jamie (Mike) Yunk, and Jason (Amy) Tebon; nine grandchildren, Cory and Brent (Kelsey) Van Ark, Mariah and Lance Tebon, Jarrett and Isaac Yunk, Scott, Jack and David Tebon; three great granddaughters, Faith, Paige and Charlotte; Ken’s special companion, Germaine and her children and grandchildren; one brother and one sister in law, Maynard (friend, Diane) Tebon, Sharon Tebon; one sister and one brother in law, Mary Ann (Clem) Theys; five godchildren, Randy Theys, Mike Dalebroux, Mark Seidl, Craig Tebon and Mike Tebon; the mothers of his children, Karen Braun and Audrey Tebon; family friend, Debby Kramer; nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends further survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sandy, one son Keith “Keeter” Tebon; one daughter Kim Tebon; one brother Bob Tebon.

Friends and family may call for a public visitation between 9:30 am and 11:15 am on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at St. John Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Road, Luxemburg, WI, 54217. Limitations will be observed with social distancing of six feet and wearing a mask is advised, please arrive prepared.  A private funeral service will be held with Rev. Carl Brewer officiating.  Burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Luxemburg.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established in Ken’s name.

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Tebon Family.  www.mcmahonfh.com

 

A special thank you is extended to the Doctors and Nurses of St. Vincent Hospital, 6th floor ICU, for taking such great care of Ken for us and Pastor Carl Brewer for your kindness and support.  We appreciate all of you.

 

A special thank you is extended to the Doctors and Nurses of St. Vincent Hospital, 6th floor ICU, for taking such great care of Ken for us and Pastor Carl Brewer for your kindness and support.  We appreciate all of you.

Evelyn A. LeCLoux

Evelyn Agnes LeCLoux, 90, of Maplewood, passed away at her home on May 26, 2020.  She was born July 26, 1929, to Joseph and Annie (Servais) Jeanquart in Door County.  On October 20, 1948, she married Leonard J. LeCloux, he preceded her in death on April 22, 2015.
Evelyn was an excellent homemaker and farmed with her husband in Maplewood for many years.  Evelyn also worked at Plumbers in Algoma, Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, The Square Rigger Lodge in Jacksonport, and the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor.
She always appreciated being outdoors, especially gardening and feeding her birds.  Evelyn loved her church and enjoyed many years of making blankets with the quilters at Holy Name of Mary Church.  She was a hardworking, loving and hospitable person who welcomed countless people into her home for love, support, and guidance.  She had a special place in her heart for her children.  Evelyn will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include 4 children, Cindy Goudreau (special friend, Bob Schmelzer), Little Sturgeon; Dennis “Denny” (Mary) LeCloux, Sturgeon Bay; Mark (special friend, Myra Lagerman) LeCLoux, Stevenson Pier; Allen LeCloux, Sturgeon Bay; daughter-in-law, Alvina LeCloux, Sturgeon Bay; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Sister Claudette Jeanquart; and Shirley LeCloux.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Roger; grandson, Shawn LeCloux; brothers, sisters, and in-laws.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Name of Mary Church in Maplewood with Rev. Ryan Krueger officiating.  Entombment will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.  A public visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay.   A limited number of people will be allowed in the building at one time and proper social distancing measures will be implemented according to current public health guidelines.  Visitors are asked to enter the building through the side door where the orange cones are placed.  On-line condolences may be offered at forbesfuneralhome.com
Special thanks to Unity Hospice and granddaughter Beth Hanson for the wonderful care and support provided to Evelyn and our family.

Luke E. Linzmeier

Luke E. Linzmeier, Denmark, 82, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home.

He was born on January 28, 1938 in Luxemburg, Wisconsin, to the late Joseph E. and Esther L. (Dorner) Linzmeier. Luke graduated from Luxemburg High School in 1956 where he exceled in football, basketball, and baseball. On October 24, 1959 he married Germaine S. Kadletz at St. Joseph Church, Pilsen.

 

After high school he taught at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Luxemburg, followed by a 20-year career as a manager at Osco Drug. His most rewarding career was caring for the elderly for over 20 years as owner and operator of Linzmeier Assisted Living (Fairview and Oakwood) in Luxemburg.

 

In retirement, he loved spending time with his family including his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. His other passions included spending time with friends, golfing, playing cards, going to the YMCA and working in his yard. Luke was a lifelong Packer fan and enjoyed watching all sports with a Heineken in hand.


Luke is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Germaine, his four sons Greg (Connie), Brian (Heather), Steve (Jenny), and Kevin (Kristen), four grandchildren Erika (Matt) Knight, Justin (Kalla), Jordan, Mackenzie (Eric),  seven great grandchildren Lauren, Wyatt, Quintin, Brooks, twins, Malachi and Viola and Colt. He is also survived by two brothers, Milo (Mary Ann) Linzmeier, Luxemburg; Dennis (Dolores) Linzmeier, Two Rivers; two sisters, Donna (Walter) Ferrier, Luxemburg; Terry (Gary) Theelke, Menomonie; brother in-law Allen (Jane) Kadletz and sister-in-law Joyce Beaudoin, all of Green Bay.


Luke was preceded in death by his stepfather, Edward Newmes, father-in-law and mother-in–law, Frank and Clara Kadletz, sister Mary Jane (George) Brezinski, sister-in-law Dolores (Dan) Chervenka.

 

 He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.  


The family of Luke Linzmeier would like to thank the Denmark first responders for their care and compassion.

 

A private funeral will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at All Saints Catholic Church, Denmark, WI. that may be viewed on Facebook, via livestream.

 

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established.

 

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Linzmeier Family.

Tyler G. Huffman

Tyler G. Huffman, 16, Luxemburg, passed away unexpectedly at his home of natural causes on Saturday, May 16, 2020. He was born on  October 21, 2003. He was a Sophomore at Luxemburg-Casco High School.  Tyler enjoyed playing on the Xbox, cutting the grass, campfires with the neighbors and playing with his cousin Emme.

Survivors include his mother, Diane Huffman-Lovrek, Luxemburg; one brother, Andrew “Andy” Huffman, CA; aunts, uncles, cousins.

Tyler was preceded in death by his grandparents and his special aunt Lorrie.

Friends may call at St. John Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Road, Luxemburg, WI. 54217, between 10:00 and 10:45 am. Saturday, May 23, 2020. A private celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am with Rev. Carl Brewer officiating.

Public visitation limitations will hold observance of social distancing, six feet spacing.  Wearing a mask is advised, please arrive prepared. Maximum 50 person limit in the church, keeping in mind you may be asked to leave the building offering space for others.

 

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established.

McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg, is assisting the family.  www.mcmahonfh.com

 

A thank you is extended to the Luxemburg Fire and Rescue Squad, Officer Schommer, friends and family in the area especially Susie, Noreen and Mike and his special teacher Tom G. for always looking out for Tyler.

John E VanDrisse

John E VanDrisse, 79, of Luxemburg, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 in Jupiter Fl.

 

 He was born May 13, 1941 to Elmer and Vivian VanDrisse of Luxemburg WI.

 

He graduated from Luxemburg High School and St Norbert College in 1963.

 

John married the love of his life Mary Kay O’Meara in DePere on June 1, 1963. They were married for 53 years.

 

John served in the army as a First Lieutenant stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

He returned to Luxemburg to work in the family business VanDrisse Insurance.  

 

John was a true outdoor sportsman from fishing in Canada to hunting in Wyoming.  He spent many years playing competitive softball and racquetball. 

 

He loved tailgating and cheering on the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers.  After retiring John enjoyed the snowbird life with his wife Kay - winters in Jupiter Fl and summers in WI.  John was most happy catching perch on the bay or pompano off the beach in Jupiter.

 

John is survived by his four children, Mark and wife Peg Vandrisse, Gary and wife Caroline VanDrisse, Ann and husband Nick DeRosa and Marne and husband Matt Miller. He has nine granddaughters and one grandson. Also, survivors to John are brother, Bob VanDrisse, sister, Margaret VanDrisse, and sister-in-law Patti Raymond.

 

John was preceded with the passing of his wife Mary Kay VanDrisse, his parents, Elmer and Vivian VanDrisse, and Kay’s parents, Jim and Edith O’Meara.

 

 John will be laid to rest next to his wife, Kay, at St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg.

 

McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg is assisting the VanDrisse Family.  www.mcmahonfh.com

Bill Schinderle

William J. "Bill" Schinderle, 90, Algoma, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at home with his children by his side after a long battle with leukemia and congestive heart failure.  He was born January 15, 1930 in Mayville, WI, to Frank and Carmella (Corollo) Schinderle.

 

Bill graduated from the Mayville High School and attended two years at St. Norbert's College before going to Mortuary school in Milwaukee.  He got his bachelor of science degree and became a funeral director in 1953.  Our dad met his future wife, Jan, while taking classes for mortuary school.  He married Jan Neuendorf October 3, 1953 in Milwaukee.

 

They moved to Stockbridge, WI in 1953 where dad owned and operated a funeral home,  furniture store, LP gas service, ambulance service and the Lakeview Motel until 1967. 

 He served as a volunteer firefighter and was the acting chief for a number of years and was a member St. Mary's Catholic Church in Stockbridge.

 

In 1967 he bought the Haucke Funeral Home here in Algoma and ran it until his daughter, Laurie, took over in 1992.  Dad was still very active in the funeral home until 2016. 

 

 e was very active in the Algoma community including; a charter member and past president of the Algoma Optimist Club, past president of the Algoma Lions Club, former Grand Knight for the Knights of Columbus and financial secretary, past president of the Algoma Library Board, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church including ushering, serving communion, member of the finance committee and past president of the parish council.  He was also a member of the National Guard for eight years.                 

 

He was past president of the Fox River Valley Funeral Directors Association. He served on the Board of Directors for the Community State Bank in Algoma for 25 plus years.  He was a Licensed Funeral Director for 62 years.

 

Bill and Mahlon Dier built the first handicapped building in Algoma which is now the Violence Intervention House. 

 

 Bill and Jan enjoyed traveling around the world including; the Holy Lands, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Ireland and Europe.  For many years they would winter in Florida and Texas. 

He also attended all of the sporting events that his four children were involved in.

 

Bill is survived by his four children, Steve (Nancy), Denis (Barb), Laurie and Midge (Mike) Swedberg, three grandchildren Sara, Scott (Alex) and Sam (Taylor); two great grandsons Alex and Will along with many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife Jan, infant daughter Julia, two brothers and sisters-in-law Bob (Beth) and Jim (Marilyn) and one sister and brother-in-law Rosemary (Mike) Hartl.

 

There will be a public viewing Saturday, May 23, 2020 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM with a service at 4:00 PM with Rev. Alvan Amadi officiating.  Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery. 

 

The staff and family will be wearing masks at the funeral home.  If the public chooses to wear a mask please bring your own.  Plan on doing distincing at the funeral home while waiting in line.  We are allowed up to 50 people in the funeral home at a time in our county. 

 

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorials may be made out to the Algoma Long Term Care or Unity Hospice in Bill's memory.

 

You my express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Bill's tribute wall at www.schinderle.com

John G. Englebert

John Gerard Englebert, 54, of Brussels, passed away on May 13, 2020, at the University Hospital in Madison.  He was born February 11, 1966, in Green Bay to Gerald and Janice (Neuville) Englebert.  On June 27, 2015, he married Karen S. Doell at Salem Lutheran Church.
After high school, John earned a Bachelor’s degree at both the UW Green Bay and UW Stout.  He was currently working with his brother at Pier and Waterfront Solutions.  
John enjoyed taking road trips to see covered bridges.  He especially enjoyed traveling to the Caribbean and Tahiti.  John loved woodworking, his mom’s Belgian Pies, and gardening. He and Karen operated a greenhouse for the last two years.
Survivors include his wife, parents, a sister, Kay Englebert, 3 brothers, Jim (Dawn) Englebert, Joe (Jacki) Englebert, and Jerry (Tara) Englebert; in-laws, Steve Raabe, Kyle and Wendy Raabe, Codi and Heather Raabe, Jason and Molly Kuykendall; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews; 2 great-nieces and 1 great-nephew.  His godchildren were Justin, Jolaina, Gracie, and Georgia Englebert, and Clarie Hrubecky.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents-in-law, Roland and Carol Dietrich; brother-in-law, Glen Dietrich; aunts and uncles.
Private family services will be conducted at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay.  Burial will take place at Brockhausen Cemetery in Forestville.  Forbes Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.  On-line condolences may be offered at forbesfuneralhome.com

 

Erma Jean Hartwig

Erma Jean Hartwig, 87, of Brussels, passed away at Oak Creek CBRF in Luxemburg on May 11, 2020.  She was born December 8, 1932 in the Town of Gardner to Clarence and Irene (Engebose) Krause.  On May 16, 1953 she married Sylvester H. Hartwig; he preceded her in death on December 9, 2008.
Erma and Sylvester farmed in the town of Gardner for many years.  She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, cooking and was an avid Packer fan. She especially enjoyed time spent with family and friends.  She was a lifelong and dedicated member of the Precious Blood Episcopal Church in Gardner.
Survivors include her 4 children, Clayton (Kim) Hartwig, Bruce (Dolly) Hartwig, Debbie (Randy) Maccoux, and Dean (Julie) Hartwig; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one great-grand daughter, a brother, Elmer (Louise) Krause, two sisters, Celia (Gordon) Alberts, and Verna Krause.
Due to current public health restrictions, private family services will be conducted at Forbes Funeral Home and entombment will take place at the Shrine of Good Shepherd Mausoleum.   A public memorial mass will be held when the social ban has been lifted.  Memorials may be directed to Precious Blood Episcopal Church in her name (P.O. Box 2 Brussels, WI 54204).  On-line condolences may be offered at www. forbesfuneralhome.com

 

Rebecca L. Ahlswede

On May 11, 2020 Rebecca Ahlswede passed away with her family by her side. She was born on October 1,1930 to Roy and Esther (Vetter) Claflin in the town of Gardner. She was a   direct descendant of Increase Claflin. Becky attended Stevenson Pier Grade School and graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School. On September 10,1949 she married Marvin Ahlswede at Salem Lutheran Church in Nasewaupee. He preceded her in death on March 12th, 2010. 
 Becky and Marvin worked on their dairy farm for the majority of their lives and she was a stay at home Mom, who raised 6 children and did the chores while her husband worked at the shipyard. She loved to cook and try new recipes. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Becky touched the hearts of many through social activities and was always there to say hello. She was always known to look her best. Every Sunday she loved to cheer on the Packers.  Becky was strong in her faith of God. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. 
Survivors include 6 children: Dawn (Dave) Byrd, South Carolina; Vicki (Dennis) Roig, Sturgeon Bay; Faye (John) French, Michigan; Briane (Roxanne) Ahlswede California; Bruce (Michelle) Ahlswede, Texas; Barry (Olga Garza) Ahlswede, Little Sturgeon; 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; a sister, Diane (Peter) Beyer; and sister-in-law, Janet Claflin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sisters: Aaron (Mary) Claflin, Betty (Allan) Madoche, Keith Claflin, Joan (Art) Pagels and nieces and nephews.  
A private family service will be held, with burial to follow at Stevenson Cemetery, Little Sturgeon.  Forbes Funeral Home of Sturgeon Bay is in charge of arrangements.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given in Becky’s name to Salem Lutheran Church for the handicap fund.
Special thank you for the loving care provided by Laurie L., and Patti and Katie Ahlswede.

 

Evelyn Barbara Ohlrogge

Evelyn Barbara Ohlrogge, 90, of Sturgeon Bay passed away at the Skilled Nursing Facility on May 9, 2020.  She was born July 10, 1929 in Fish Creek to Nicolas and Praxie (Zak) Smith. Evelyn was a graduate of Gibraltar High School and enjoyed many years of planning and attending her class reunions.  On June 24, 1950, she married Clifford R. Ohlrogge at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Baileys Harbor.
Evelyn enjoyed many years of Polka dancing with her husband in numerous dance halls around the state.  They also travelled extensively across the country and into Canada.   She enjoyed apple picking in the fall and occasional trips to the Casinos.  She especially loved the time she spent babysitting for her granddaughters when they were young.  
Survivors include her husband, daughter Valerie (Lee) Mosgaller of Sturgeon Bay; three granddaughters, Julie (Peter) Ericksen, Jill (Brett) Behrendt, and Jaclyn (Connor) Martin; seven great-grandchildren: Matthias, Dominic, Avila, Siena and Felix Ericksen; Cambren and Luca Behrendt.  She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: Sebastian (Edna) Smith, Bernice (Joe) Kust, Sylvia (Levi) Bahr and Alvin Smith.
Due to current public health restrictions, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at Corpus Christ Church with Rev. Ryan Krueger officiating.  Entombment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum.  Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   On-line condolences may be offered at forbesfuneralhome.com
Special thanks to the Pete and Jelaine Horton Skilled Nursing Facility for all of the wonderful care and support provided to Evelyn and her family.

 

Kelly M. Frisque

December 2, 1955 – May 5, 2020

Kelly Mark Frisque, 64, Lincoln, passed away unexpectedly at home from a heart condition, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. He was born on December 2, 1955 to Ruth (Bellin) Frisque and the late Bernard "Mark" Frisque. Kelly enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, Ella and Emmitt, hunting, tractors, classic cars, motorcycling, classic rock.

Kelly is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Jeremy) Rentmeester, and son, Justin Frisque; two grandchildren, Ella and Emmitt Rentmeester; mother, Ruth Frisque; brother, Jerry (Jackie) Frisque; brother-in-law Joe Jerabek; his godfather, uncle Norbert Dhuey; many nieces and nephews; and by the mother of his children Veronica. He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard “Mark” Frisque; sister Mary Jerabek; godmother, aunt Delores Dhuey; and his uncle Cletus Bellin.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the visitation at Wiesner & Massart’s – Casco and funeral mass at St. Mary’s – Luxemburg, will take place at a later date. This obituary will be republished at that time with the funeral information. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home is assisting the family, Online condolence messages may be shared at www.wiesnermassart.com.

Shirley Mae Kirchman

Shirley Mae Kirchman, 89, Algoma, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at the Algoma Long Term Care.  She was born July 22, 1930 in Algoma to William and Viola (Sell) Kirchman. 
 
Shirley graduated from the Algoma High School and UW School of Nursing "Class of 1952".  She worked at the UW Hospital in Madison, Bellin Hospital in Green Bay and then at the Algoma Hardwoods as the Occupational Health Nurse until she retired in 1994. 
 
Shirley enjoyed traveling in her earlier years, both within the United States and to many foreign countries.  She also spent time with her good friend Margie during winters in Florida.
 
She kept herself busy putting together information for many class reunions and loved including comic strips and jokes that people could relate to.  Shirley was also an avid sports enthusiast, especially the Green Bay Packers. 
 
Shirley was the caregiver of the family, whether bandaging a scraped knee or moving back home to care for her mother.  Her care and compassion will forever be remembered.  She was a volunteer for the Kewaunee County Food Pantry and the American Cancer Society, she served on the Kewaunee County Human Services Board and was presented the Woodrow "Woody" Smith Memorial Award from the Wisconsin County Human Services Association, served on the Algoma Long Term Care Board,  was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the organizer for  St. Paul's Vacation Bible School.
 
Shirley is survived by her sister Violet (Kirchman) McCosky, Algoma; Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents William and Viola (Sell) Kirchman, step father Joseph Penza, sisters Eleanor (Joe) Bohman, Florence (Del) Weber, brother Lloyd "Bud" (Mary Ann) Kirchman, brother-in-law John McCosky, nieces and nephews.
 
The family wants to thank the staff at Oak Creek Assisted Living and the Algoma Long Term Care for the care given to Shirley over the past months
There will be a memorial service announced at a later date for Shirley.
 
The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma assisted the family with arrangements.
 
Express your sympathy, memories or pictures on Shirley's tribute page at www.schinderle.com

Joyce H. Kirchman

Joyce H. Kirchman, 77, Algoma, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2020 at Oak Creek Assisted Living, Algoma. She was born on April 23, 1943 to the late Philip and Marie (Malfroid) Yunk. She married her husband David Kirchman on July 21, 1962 in Lincoln. Through her life, she worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant at the Long-Term Care facility in Algoma. Joyce was a devoted wife and it was clear how deeply she loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There were many Sundays spent visiting around the kitchen table that usually ended with a game of Yahtzee. She spent her life dedicated to helping people, a faithful member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rankin, St. John’s Ladies Aid, the Joyce Club, and in her free time she loved crafting and gardening. She was well known for her immaculate and ever-expanding flower beds. She has a smile and laugh that could light up any room.
 
Joyce is survived by her husband, David Kirchman; children, Sherri Kuss, Algoma, and Michele Kirchman, Algoma; grandchildren, Jason Kuss, Algoma, Andrea (Luke) Porath, Casco, Jennifer (Joey) Delcorps, Green Bay, Steve (Andie) Jandrin, Green Bay, and Ashley Walter, Algoma; great-grandchildren, Jack and Emma Porath, Keegan and Ashton Doubeck, Hazel and Oscar Jandrin; brothers, Jerry (Sue) Yunk, Sturgeon Bay, Joey (special friend Sue) Yunk, Kewaunee; sisters, Jeanette (Harvey) Paul, Casco, June (Don) Hucek, Forestville, and Julie (Randy) Jacobs, Casco; brother-in-law, Ronnie Holtz, Madison; sister-in-law, Linda Yunk, Algoma; as well as by beloved pet dog, Mindy.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Philip and Marie (Malfroid) Yunk; brothers, James Yunk and John Yunk; sister, Joan Holtz; and her mother- and father-in-law, Paul and Nellie (Mikle) Kirchman.
 
A graveside service open to the public with social distancing practiced will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 10:00 am at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Algoma WI (Rankin) with Dr. Rev. Christopher Jackson officiating. A memorial service will be held in church at a later date. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home is assisting the family, Online condolence messages may be shared at www.wiesnermassart.com.
 
Special thank you to the caregivers at Oak Creek, Unity Hospice, and the Bellin Health providers for their compassionate care through the years as she navigated her debilitating neurological health journey.

Charles (Chuck) G. Demlow

Charles G. Demlow, 57, Casco, passed away at home on April 25, 2020 with his beloved dog Snickers by his side. He was born on August 7, 1962 to Patricia (Tooley) Demlow and Larry Demlow. "Mr. Chuck", as he was called by all the little ones at the Casco Day Care, was an avid fisherman, a member of the Casco Fire Department, and enjoyed being the lawn mower repair guy. He spent his days going to the Village Kitchen (as part of the "Counter Coffee Clutch") and tinkering - with the mowers...that was unless it was Archery night, then everything stopped, he loved shooting league with friends and family for years at Hunters Edge. 
 
Chuck is survived by his children, Christopher Demlow, Cody (fiancé Marty Zumwalt) Demlow, and Madison Demlow; one grandchild on the way (due in August); mother, Pat (special friend Paul Murphy) Williams; brothers and sisters; Chris (Donna) Demlow, Cindy (John) Lubbers, Cami (Scott) Prokash and Curt (Traci) Demlow; 7 nieces & nephews, 4 great nieces & nephews as well as his Special Buddies; Jim, Ben, Andrew, Bruce & Jeff. He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Demlow. 
 
A Memorial will be established in his honor. 
 
Due to the COVID-19 gathering restrictions, the celebration of his life will take place at a later date to be determined.
 
Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home is assisting the family, Online condolence messages may be shared at www.wiesnermassart.com.

Clayton E. Metzler

Clayton E. Metzler, 93 of New Franken, died Monday evening, April 27, 2020 at Autumn Fields Assisted Living, Luxemburg.  He was born in New Franken on July 22, 1926 to the late Martin and Isabell (Heim) Metzler.  On September 10, 1947, Clayton married Dolores M. Heim at St. Kilian Church, New Franken.  She preceded him in death on March 23, 2016. Clayton farmed in New Franken his entire life in addition to working at Gersek Construction and Boulanger Construction Co.  His enjoyment included the life of farming especially driving tractors, playing cards and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

Survivors include his three sons, Daniel, his son, Michael Metzler (fiancée Hannah) and their children, Mariah and Mia; Thomas (Linda), son, Jeremy Metzler M.D. and his children, Iris, Ivy and Callum; daughter, Renee (Jason) Meyers and their children, Callahan and Chancellor; daughter, Nicole (Matt) Wagner and their child, Logan; son, Gregory (Eileen) Metzler and their child, Nolan; John (Nancy), daughter, Amy (Jason) Bouche and their children, MaKayla, Ashton and Parker; son, Jason Metzler and his children, Sadie and Braxton; son, Eric (Melanie) Metzler and their children, Kaylie and Elizabeth; one sister, Delores Sylvester; one brother, Martin (Gladys) Metzler; nieces and nephews.

 

Clayton is preceded in death by his wife, Dolores; infant daughter, Mary Ellen; one brother, Raymond (Dorothy) Metzler; two sisters and three brothers in law, Mary Jane (Russel) Adrians, Annabel (Robert) Klika, Eugene Sylvester; two sisters, Josephine (Peter) Mathu, Irene (Donald) Strebel; his father in law and mother in law, Melchoir and Mary Heim.

 

A private service was held for Clayton and entombment has taken place at the Shrine of The Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay. 

 

A memorial Mass will be offered at a later date when governmental gathering restrictions have been lifted.

 

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Metzler Family.  www.mcmahonfh.com

 

A special thank you is extended to the staff of  Autumn Fields Assisted Living for the exceptional, passionate, quality of care given to Clayton and Heartland Hospice for helping our family with your strength when we needed it the most.

Martha Helen Kudick

Martha Helen Kudick, 94 of Montpelier, passed away Monday morning, April 27, 2020, at Aurora Baycare Medical Center, Green Bay.  She was born October 20, 1925, the youngest daughter of the late Wencil and Caroline (Shedivy) Urban near Mishicot.  On February 23, 1946 she married Ornie A. Kudick at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Montpelier.  He preceded her in death September 29, 1992.

 

Survivors include two sons and two daughters in law, Jim and Darlene Kudick, Kewaunee; Rick and Debbie Kudick, Luxemburg; two daughters and three sons in law, Karolyn Kudick, Kewaunee; Joan and Doug Kraynik, Denmark; Lyle Last, Green Bay; John Corbisier, Luxemburg; 19 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; one brother in law and two sisters in law, Norman and Rae Kudick, Green Bay; Frances Kudick, Denmark; numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Martha was preceded in death by two daughters, Janet Last and Kathy Corbisier, four sisters and two brothers in law, Julia Urban, Lucy and Marvin Mott, Sylvia and Jack Hoyer, Violet Urban; two brothers and one sister in law, Clarence Urban, Arnold and Ruth Urban; six brothers in law and five sisters in law, Elroy and Mary Kudick, Elmer and Lillian Kudick, Leonard Kudick, John and Florence Kudick, Arlene and Paul Gaedtke, Elda and Arno Kiel.

 

A private funeral was held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Montpelier with Rev. Dr. Daniel Olson officiating.  Burial in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Montpelier.

 

A celebration of Martha’s Life for all family and friends will be held at a later date when governmental group restrictions are lifted.

 

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Kudick Family. www.mcmahonfh.com

Allen Buechner

Allen G. Buechner, 71, of Forestville passed away April 13th, 2020 after a brief illness.  He was born on January 6th, 1949 to Orville and Violet (Kirchman) Buechner in Algoma.   On October 30, 1976, he married the love of his life, Helen M. Kasten.  


Al proudly served in the United States Army for 3 years spending time in Korea, Vietnam and State-side. Upon returning home, he started working the family farm on which he and Helen worked for 20+ years.  Allen also worked for 15+ years at Southern Door Schools.  He started as a bus driver and then moved into a full-time maintenance position after retiring from farming.  Recently he went on the Old Glory Honor Flight and had an amazing time! 


Al was an active member within the community having served on multiple clubs including, the American Legion Post #372, the Maplewood Athletic Club, various committees at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Forestville, the Southern Door Youth Wrestling Club and much more! 
His humorous, loving personality will be deeply missed by his 3 children, Todd, Troy and Tracy Buechner, a grandson Cole Buechner;  his siblings, Leon (Patti) Buechner, Jerry (Karen) Buechner, Lois (Sherman) Throndson, Terry (Becky) Buechner, Karen Ann (Jim) Adams, Mark (Rhonda) Buechner, Scott (Nancy) Buechner; as well as many nieces, nephews and in-laws. 
He was proceeded in death by his wife Helen, a brother Wayne and his parents Orville and Violet.  


Due to current circumstances at this time, a private funeral will be held for family with burial at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Forestville.  Once life resumes to normal, we will honor Al’s life with a full memorial service including military honors.   Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   Tributes, memories, and messages to Al’s family may be posted on his obituary page at www.forbesfuneralhome.com.  


A huge thank you to Door County Memorial Staff for taking care of our father during this time.  You will never know how much we appreciated everything you did for him! 

 

Betty J. Pies

Betty J. Pies, 89, Algoma, WI., passed away Friday, April 3, 2020.  She was born on June 22, 1930 in Sawyer, now Sturgeon Bay, WI to Christopher H. and Anna C. (Robertson) Trodahl.  She attended Silverdale Grade School and Sturgeon Bay High School.  Betty married Judge S. Dean Pies, April 26, 1952 at the Shiloh Moravian Church.

 

Betty is survived by her beloved husband, Dean; daughter Kaare A. Auditore an Occupational Therapist Registered and Licensed, (Michael L. Walker), Green Bay, WI and one son Attorney Torren K. Pies (Ellen), Stevens Point, WI; four grandchildren Nickolas M. Auditore (Abby), Phoenix, AZ, Madeline K. Pies, New York, NY, Olivia A. Pies, Madison, WI and Torren Dawson Pies, Chicago, IL; one great grandchild Aria Kaarly Auditore, Phoenix, AZ.  She was preceded in death by her son Attorney Marvin W. Pies, her parents, seven brothers and one sister.

 

Betty's joy in her life was her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren.  The family would like to thank her special friend and companion, Angela Walker of Green Bay, WI.

 

Betty was a member of the Algoma United Methodist Church, a member of the Shiloh Church Cemetery Association, a charter member of the VFW Auxiliary of Algoma (now Kewaunee), and a life member of the 2nd (Indianhead) Division Auxiliary.

 

She was also a member of the Kewaunee County Republican Party, a former board member of the Algoma Public Library, and a former Cub Scouts Den Mother.

 

The family had a private burial for Betty on April 8th, 2020 at the Shiloh Church Cemetery due to the coronavirus outbreak.

 

The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Betty's tribute page at www.schinderle.com.

Valerie M. Dubois

Valerie M. Dubois, age 91 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 3, 2020.  She was born June 22, 1928, to the late Wallace and Lucy (Delwiche) Andre.  Valerie attended school at Rosiere Graded School and Casco Union High School.

          In 1947 she married Walter J. Derenne and became a Belgian farm wife.  During the 1950s, Belgian farm wives milked the herd of dairy cows morning and night as well drove tractors and helped during harvest time when needed.    The Belgian farm wife was also the homemaker.  Mom would make the meals, wash the clothes, plant and harvest a garden, which included canning, freezing or preserving harvested vegetables and fruits.  Mom would bake a weekly batch of the best homemade bread ever!   Keep in mind, Mom did not have the luxury of hot water nor indoor plumbing.  She did not have the luxury of indoor plumbing for the first 30 years of her life; not uncommon for those times.  Water came from a spigot in the kitchen and was heated on a stove if one needed hot water, for washing clothes or bathing (done in the round metal tub on the floor in the kitchen).   Washing clothes was done on a wringer washer pulled into the kitchen and clothes were hung outside (or inside the house) in all seasons.  Mom and Dad built a 3 bedroom all brick house in 1958 and were very proud there was never a mortgage on this house.  As was the case in those times, a simple promise to pay as well as a handshake from a local builder was all the collateral needed to build the structure.     

The cattle were sold in the mid-1980 and Mom decided she should “get a real job”.  No job skills and not knowing how to drive did not deter Mom.  She took driving lessons, obtained her drivers’ license, and drove herself to Sturgeon Bay for several years working in a factory there.  Mom was very proud of the money she had earned; she kept the first paycheck with her name on it for quite some time!  Walter died May 13, 1989.  In July 1992, Mom married Melvin Deprey.  She moved off the farm to Luxemburg, Wisconsin.  She and Melvin bought a home together and began 9 wonderful years of marriage.  Melvin would tell her every day, including the day he died how “much he loved her and how happy he was that she married him”.  Melvin died August 18, 2001.  Mom then married her high school fiancé, Hillarion DuBois, May 16, 2003.  Mom and Hal began a 14 year marriage; traveling on bus trips, attending mass at least 3 times a week, and playing cards at several senior centers consumed most of their days.  Hal died on August 25, 2017.   Mom loved to play cards, especially if she was winning; and while she was able, Mom loved putting puzzles together.  Mom had a deep faith in her God and prayer.  She was a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle parish community of Sugarbush, Wisconsin. 

          She is survived by her children Susan (Michael) Pankratz, Steve (Barb) Derenne, Gerald (Diane) Derenne and Jacob Derenne.  Valerie is also survived by her loving sister and lifetime beautician, Annette Joniaux; and one sister-in-law Priscilla Baudhuin.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law Patricia Derenne, the members of the Melvin Deprey family and members of the Hillarion DuBois family, nieces and nephews.

          Proceeding Mom in death in addition to her 3 husbands, were her parents,  two sisters, Laverne Baudhuin and Sister Lucy Andre; one brother, Wallace Andre. 

          Due to the coronavirus restrictions, a private funeral and burial were held. 

          The family wishes to thank the staffs of Oak Creek Assisted Living and Odd Fellows Nursing Home.  Mom’s last residential home was at Allouez Parkside Living Building 2; the family is especially grateful for the wonderful care and love given Mom by Rachael, Wendy, Carmen, Jenny and Tiana.   Mom was also cared for by Nicole & Eldy from Heartland Hospice, who are all angels in disguise!  God bless all of you!

A memorial fund will be established in the memory and name of Valerie DuBois.

 

Messages and cards of sympathy may be mailed to: McMahon Funeral Home, P.O. Box 36, Luxemburg, WI 54217.   www.mcmahonfh.com

Geraldine Brandt

Geraldine Brandt, 82, Algoma, passed away unexpectedly at her home on April 2, 2020.  She was born September 18, 1937 in Rosiere to Bernard and Bernice (Schultz) LeGreve. 

 

Geraldine was a graduate of the Casco High School.  Later in life she worked as a bookkeeper for the Kewaunee County Government.

 

Geraldine loved the precious time she spent with her two sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was very active and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Algoma.  She served the church in many capacities including an adult server for most of the funeral Masses and a member of the Rosary Society.  She had a very strong Christian Catholic Faith and would attend many of the services at the Lady of Good Help in Champion.

 

She is survived by her two sons Jeff (Susan) Brandt and Damon (Joanne Vanness) Brandt; two granddaughters Kristie (finac'e Jessie Schenk) and Stephanie (Samuel) Meyer; six great grandchildren Clayton and Leah Schenk, Aiden Fellner, Paige Steinberg, Sadie and Deliliah Meyer; one sister Janice (Lloyd) (Dick) Jorgensen and one brother Bernie (Marge) LeGreve; many nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Scott Brandt, one daughter Tina Brandt, one brother Gerald LeGreve and sister-in-law Ingrid LeGreve.

 

There will be a private family service on Tuesday, April 7th at the SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma with Father Alvan Amadi officiating.  Burial to follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

 

Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Geraldine's tribute page at www.schinderle.com

Fred Rosati

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Fred (Ferdinand) Thomas Rosati on March 30, 2020 in Cave Creek, AZ at 102 years of age. He is survived by his loving family, wife Theresa Rosati (Cortina); children Regina Rosati, Stephanie Haack, Rick Rosati, Michael Rosati (Kay Rosati), Annamarie Bensfield (Joseph Bensfield), William Rosati (Joanne Rosati), and Jeffrey Rosati (Karen Rosati); grandchildren, Holly Rosati, Bryan Maas, Melanie Masino, Samuel Rosati, Robert Rosati, Sarah Cohen, Samantha Waterloo, Lizzy Bensfield, Jake Bensfield, Jimmy Rosati, Jack Rosati, Emily Rosati, Jay Rosati, and Allie Rosati; great grandchildren Alyssa Mansfield, Josh Mansfield, Wyatt Rosati, Sloan Rosati, Benjamin Waterloo, and Charles Cohen; and caretaker and best buddy Lukasz Mezyk.  

 

Fred was born in Chicago on June 23, 1917 to Saverio and Anna (Mercurio) Rosati and had nine siblings Josephine Pirro, Mary Ann Rosati, Joanne Czernek, William Rosati, Richard Rosati, Ronald Rosati and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by siblings Alfred Rosati, Willie Rosati, and Grace Rosati. Fred was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1945. In 1946, he married Theresa and co-founded Tolona Pizza Products with family members. 

 

In 1948, Fred and Theresa moved to Riverside, IL to raise their seven children. A devout catholic, Fred was a dedicated member of St. Mary’s Parish. After many years in the food supply business, the family patriarch went on to co-found Rosati’s Pizza Franchise with his brothers and children. In his free time, he enjoyed coaching Little League, and proudly hosted many backyard ball games in the neighborhood. Fred had a true love for the game and will forever be one of the most devoted Chicago Cub fans. If he wasn’t on the baseball field, you would find Fred at the racetrack, playing cards, or in Door County, WI fishing on the Mink River. 

 

To Fred, no one was a stranger and life was truly about the journey. He was fun loving, cheerful and his impulse was always to share whatever he had. He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched. His presence and his love of life always brought joy, and his zest and vitality lit up every room. 

 

Due to COVID19 restrictions there will be no visitation at this time. The family will have a private graveside service for Fred, and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.  

Thomas D. Rosinsky

Thomas D. Rosinsky, 74, Kewaunee, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 surrounded by his family at his daughter's home in Oneida.  He was born July 27, 1945 in Manitowoc to Palmer and Esther (Schwerer) Rosinsky. 

 

Tom enjoyed family vacations, spending time with his grandkids, fishing, hunting, dartball, BBQ's and playing cribbage.  

 

Tom married Sharon Kaus in Algoma on April 24, 1965.

 

He is survived by his three daughters Lisa (Lee) Haasch, Algoma; Penny (Tom) Vankauwenburg, Oneida; and Heather Rosinsky, Kewaunee; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, two brothers Robert (Karen) Rosinsky, Manitowoc and Wayne (Roxanne) Rosinsky, Sturgeon Bay; four brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, his in-laws and three sisters-in-law. 

 

The family would like to thank Unity Hospice for the care they had given our dad, Schinderle Funeral Home for helping with arrangements and a special thank you to Paul and Melanie Czoske for all the visits you made by our dad, he so loved it.  Also a thank you to Candy Finco for sitting with our dad when he was in Froedtert Hospital and we had to go home to regroup. 

 

There will be a Celebration of his life at a later date.

 

Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Tom's tribute page at www.schinderle.com.

Lynn Renard

Our beautiful mother, Lynn Renard, gained her angel wings on Monday, March 16, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Even up through her last days, she continued to teach us life lessons of how to never give up, to pick yourself up when you fall, and get back into the battle. She put up one heck of a fight, and she did so with such grace.

Mom dedicated her life to her family providing unconditional love, protection, encouragement through thick and thin times. She would spend hours talking through your worries until they dissolved.

Lynn was survived by her fiancé, the love of her life, John Buege; her children, son, Jason (Wendy) Renard and daughter, Sheri (Jerry) LeMere. Together, Lynn, Jason and Sheri were and always will be the 3 musketeers, as she would call it. She is further survived by her grandkids: Samantha LeMere, Trevor (Ashley) LeMere, Malique Cooley and Ebony Cooley. Mom adored her grandchildren and cherished the time she spent together, from setting up the entire living room with blanket forts and tumbling mats to morning french toast breakfast. Lynn also leaves behind her mother, Bernice Krohn (with whom countless hours of playing cards occurred over the years) as well as 6 siblings: Sally (Bob) Krause, Jane (Don) Jones, Jill (Dennis) Nellis, Sue (Dennis) LeRoy, Dave (Jill) Krohn and Gary Krohn; Godchildren: Dave Krohn, Travis Leroy, Craig, Callie and Dean Nellis and Emilie Jones and Lynn's fur baby, Kiki, who never left her side. 

Lynn was welcomed in heaven with open arms from all our other beloved angels: her father, Clarence Krohn, nephew, Dean Nellis, Godmother, Ruth Herlache, Godfather, Harold Collins, great-aunt, Doris Reince, and fur babies: Tia, Brady and Emma. She was also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Clarence Sr. and Mary Krohn and maternal grandparents, Norris Collins and Jenny Collins Martin.

Mom accomplished so much in her life. She co-owned a supper club and charter/boat tour business, obtained her real estate license and sold many businesses. Lynn was the first woman in WI to obtain her charter captain license, and worked until the day she no longer was able to at UW-GB. UWGB family-mom loved you and talked about you all the time. She enjoyed watching movies, playing cards, cooking feasts to feed an army, known for her famous potato salad & ice cream desserts, in addition to many, many other dishes. If you left moms hungry-something was wrong! We will forever miss mom's weekly visits, chatting on the back deck for hours about our week while enjoying a cold beverage.

Thank you to all the family and friends for your continued support of texts, calls, visits to mom during the past few months-We are forever grateful. Thank you to Unity Hospice and DoorCancer for their care and compassion.

In respect to mom's wishes, a private wake is planned for the immediate family, followed by a celebration of life (chicken dinner with a cold Natty Light) for the extended family to share memories and stories of this amazing woman.

Mom you will forever be missed, but will live on in our hearts forever. We will patiently wait for the signs you promised letting us know you are with us. This is not goodbye-it is until we meet again.

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