Obituaries Archives for 2020-05

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

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