Our Obituaries

Pearl I. Buck

March 16, 1927 - September 27, 2014

Buck, Pearl I. Born March 16, 1927, is now at peace Saturday, September 27, 2014. Reunited with her beloved husband, Oscar. Loving mother of Roger (Kathy) Buck and Beverly (Henry) Wojciechowski. Proud grandmother of Michael (Kristin), Andrew (Elizabeth), Joe (Vangie), Jeff (Deb) and Sara (Ray) Taylor; and great-grandmother to Courtney, Skyler, Eli, and Josie. Sister to Emma Buck. Preceded in...
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Shirley Ellis

April 20, 1937 - September 24, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Thomas E. Pinkowski

November 25, 1955 - September 23, 2014

Pinkowski, Thomas was reunited with his wife Sandy on September 23, 2014. Beloved son to Thomas and LaVerne. Loving father of Jennifer (Michael) Lorenzo, Kerry Hensiak, John (Sheri) Martin. Proud grandfather of Shayne, Quinn, Brooke, Daniel, Devyn, Autumn, Jaidyn, Haley, and Brandon. Brother to Timothy and Edward (Tami). Uncle to Megan, Ryan, Lyndsey, Alyssa, Nathan, Jillian, Wade. Further...
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Dennis S. Gallun

November 28, 1951 - September 22, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Eugene W. BRIESEMEISTER

November 16, 1929 - September 21, 2014

Briesemeister, Eugene William Found peace, Sunday, September 21, at age 84. Beloved husband and special friend of Helen E. (Nee Hojnacki). Devoted father of Jane A. Goodwin, Mary A. (Michael) Bartz and John E. (Sheryl) Briesemeister. Dear grandfather of Steven (Deanna) Quirk, Gregory (Annie) Quirk, MaryJane (Michael) Wymore, the late Jacob Eugene (Amanda Guzewski), Eric Bartz and Renee (Daniel)...
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Barbara J. Bronecki

November 17, 1939 - September 21, 2014

Bronecki, Barbara Jeanne(nee Strieff) Of South Milwaukee, Found peace September 21, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Jerome Bronecki. Loving mother of Christina (Edward) Eisenmenger, Shelley (Al Lijewski) Fix, Pamela (Gene) Gestwicki, Russell (Danielle) Fix, and Richard (Jenni) Fix. Proud grandmother of Amanda (Michael) Oglesby, Elizabeth (Steve) Barnes, Melanie Gifford,...
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Jeffery Allen Berna

November 28, 1975 - September 20, 2014

Berna, Jeffery A. Of Milwaukee, Found peace September 20, 2014 at the age of 38 years. Beloved son of Patsy (Ronald) Ceccarini, and the late James Berna. Loving brother of Michael Kumbera, Earl Kumbera, and Tina Nesbitt. Dear uncle of Brandy, Amber, Justize, Kendell, Teala, and Caitlin. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Memorial service Friday, October 17, at 3:00PM at the...
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Marie Chappy

July 23, 1913 - September 19, 2014

Chappy, Marie (Nee Schmidt)Joined her husband Raymond, Friday September 19, 2014, at age 101. Loving mother of Delores (Thomas) Andrew. Beloved grandmother of Leigh (Jim) Smith, Scott (Janet) Andrew, Brian (Bridgette) Andrew and Chris Andrew. Proud great-grandmother of Keri (Cory) Brandt, Jeremy (Christa) Kerber and Wyatt Andrew, and also very proud great-great-grandmother of Liam and Brayden...
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Lydia Henne

December 12, 1928 - September 19, 2014

Henne, Lydia found peace on September 19, 2014. Beloved wife of Christoph. Loving mother of Martin (Stacey), Elizabeth (David) Lidwin, and Roberta (Jeffrey) Plachinski. Proud grandmother of Dean (fiancé Angelina), Jennifer (David), Amanda (Bradley), Angela (Joseph), Brian, Marie, Kevin, Scott, and great-grandmother of Gavin, Camden, Luca, and Easton. Mass of Christian Burial Monday,...
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Robert W. Ranthum

January 18, 1931 - September 18, 2014

Ranthum, Robert W.Of Oak Creek, Found peace September 18, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband of Lorraine L. Ranthum (nee DeWitt). Loving father of Robert J. (Betty) Ranthum, Duane P. (Lucy) Ranthum, Sheila (Robert) Spaeth, and Rochelle (Robert) Pettroff. Dear brother of Ruth (the late Edward) Arkowski, and the late Dorothy (the late Walter) Dellmann. Further survived by step...
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Dorothy Lucy Buschman

March 20, 1927 - September 17, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Judith A. Brown

March 30, 1945 - September 17, 2014

Brown, Judith A.(nee Landreman) Of St. Francis, Born to Eternal Life on September 17, 2014 at the age of 69 years. Beloved wife of Gil Brown for 49 years. Loving mother of Vito (Ada) Brown, and Nicole (Matt) Botcher. Proud grandmother of Nicholas, Amanda, Brittany, and Nevaeh. Dear sister of the late Bobby Landreman, Joanne (Chuck) Joseph, and the late Geraldine Landreman. Further survived...
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Robert Carl Deutsch

April 6, 1953 - September 17, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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James R. Noack

May 3, 1939 - September 14, 2014

Noack, James R. passed away September 14, 2014 in La Crosse. Beloved wife of Mary. Loving father to Michael (Dawn) Stewart, Dawn Harrison, Anthony Pavarotti, Dave Stewart, and Joe Stewart. Proud grandfather to 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Brother to Nancy Noack. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Visitation at Molthen-Bell on Friday, September 19,...
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Patricia Ellen Paquin

March 9, 1954 - September 14, 2014

Paquin, Patricia E. "Patti" Born March 9, 1954, entered into the arms of the Lord on September 14, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer, Preceded in death by her father Alfred "Pete" Paquin. Lovingly survived by her mother Adeline (nee Hnanicek) Sobotta, stepfather Aaron Sobotta, sisters Karen (Pete) Leszcynski, and Suzy (Bill) Erwin; further survived by Paquin,...
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Fern Guenther

October 2, 1937 - September 14, 2014

Guenther, Fern J. gracefully ended her long struggle on September 14, 2014. Reunited with her loving husband Dennis and her daughter Lorie. Loving mother of Julie (Steven) Golwitzer and David. Sister of Ernest Rodman (the late Alice), Darlene (Gerald) Schwartz, and Verna (Dennis) Zahn and sister-in-law to Grace Rodman, Wayne (Mae) Guenther, and Jerome (Phyllis) Steidl. Preceded in death by her...
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Alanzo Waiswa

November 11, 2002 - September 11, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to the Autism Society of Southeast Wisconsin.
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Thomas Edward Mross

January 27, 1939 - September 11, 2014

Mross, Thomas E.Of South Milwaukee, Born to Eternal Life September 11, 2014 at the age of 75 years. Beloved husband of the late Janice Mross. Loving father of Edward Mross, and Jean (Joseph) Greco. Proud grandfather of Joshua, Lillyona, and Jacob. Dear brother of Marilyn Stewart. Preceded in death by his brothers James and Jerome. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Carmen Mary Wheeler

November 2, 1922 - September 6, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Benjamin Gordon Stillman

December 7, 1975 - September 2, 2014

Stillman, Benjamin G.Of Milwaukee, passed away September 2, 2014 at the age of 38 years. Beloved son of Mark (Sherry) Stillman, and Christine (Tom) Tofte. Loving brother of Douglas (Rebecca) Stillman, Nicholas Stillman, and Erica Stillman. Uncle of River and Soren Stillman, and Isaac Schultz. Further survived by other relatives and friends.Funeral service Friday, September 5, at 11:00AM at...
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Duane H. Polster

September 26, 1923 - August 31, 2014

Polster, Duane H. Sr.Of Oak Creek, Found peace August 31, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband for 67 years of Clara Polster (nee Manderle). Loving father of the late Duane Jr. (Betty) Polster, Ruth (James) McDonough, the late Dale Polster, and Mary (Dale) Moats. Proud grandfather of James (Jill) McDonough, Ryan (Kim) McDonough, Dean Filtz, Jamie (Dan) Swosinski, Kevin (Anne) Polster,...
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Dorothy M. Abel

May 9, 1929 - August 27, 2014

Abel, Dorothy (nee Manthei Mueller) May 9, 1929- August 27, 2014. Reunited with her husband, Eddie, in time to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary, September 25. Being reunited with her son-in-law Mark Bundalo and her first grandchild, Crystal Lynn; her parents; and a host of family and friends. Those left behind to reminisce the life and times of "Ma" include her three daughters, Barbara ...
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Bert W. Maudie

January 17, 1931 - August 19, 2014

Maudie, Bert W., age 83 years, of St. Francis, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 19, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol Maudie (nee Petura) of 60 years; dear Father of Mary Louise (Jeffrey) Dean, Anna Marie Ross, Frank (Suk) Maudie, Edward (Sharon) Maudie, Diane (Robert) Wegner, and Christine (Gerald) Witherspoon; proud Grandfather of Nicolas (Corey), Matthew (Amy)...
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Harriet J. Rouse

March 20, 1928 - August 19, 2014

Rouse, Harriet J. (nee Verden) Of South Milwaukee, Born to Eternal Life on August 19, 2014 at the age of 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Rouse. Loving mother of Robert (Kelley) Rouse, Jeffrey (Deb) Rouse, Jean (Randy) Fox, the late Edith "Diane" Buckley, John (Kim) Rouse, James (Kim) Rouse, and Mary Rouse. Proud grandmother of 19 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren....
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Joseph S. Ponchik

September 24, 1926 - August 18, 2014

Ponchik, Joseph S. passed away August 18, 2014. Loving father of Kim L. of South Milwaukee and Jon T. of Mukwonago. Former spouse of Carol of Muskego. Brother of Emily Widerborg and brother-in-law of Ann. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Funeral service at Molthen-Bell Funeral Home Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:30AM. Visitation at the funeral home Saturday 8...
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Thaddeus A. Janiga

October 21, 1937 - August 17, 2014

Janiga, Thaddeus A, "Ted"76, August 17, 2014. Dear husband of Audrey (nee Grambow). Father of Andrew, Stephanie (Gerald) Stoll, Lisa (Raymond) Liban, Lynn (Donald) Kosmecki, Donna Freichels, and Lori (Timothy) Marshall. Grandpa of Cody Stoll, Trisha Stoll, Michael (Karri) Kosmecki, Karen Kosmecki, Nathan Marshall, and Austin Marshall. Great-grandpa of Jaycob and Annabelle. ...
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Elizabeth R. Schuda

May 6, 1917 - August 11, 2014

Schuda, Elizabeth Rose "Betty" was reunited with her husband, John, on Monday, August 11, 2014. Loving mother to Sharroyl Cooper. Proud grandmother to Kristine (Craig) Mariani & James Cooper, and great-mother to Jake, Rocco, Vinny, Rachel, and Eddie. Caring sister to Eva Herden. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Mass of Christian burial Friday, August 15, 2014...
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Sparky L. Larson

October 23, 1944 - August 9, 2014

The Cudahy legend, Sparky, aka Robert Larson, was reunited with his wife Barbara on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Loving father to Brian. Survived by many cousins, nephews, nieces, in-laws, other relatives, and many friends.Visitation will be at Molthen-Bell Funeral Home Friday, August 15, 2014 from 3:00PM-7:00PM. Funeral service will be at the funeral home Friday at 7:00PM.For more than 25 years ...
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Audrey Ann Case

October 4, 1934 - August 8, 2014

Audrey Case passed away August 8, 2014 at the age 79. Beloved wife of Sam. Loving mother to Robert Case, Ann (Jim) Kirchen, and preceded in death by son Richard (Beth). Proud grandmother to Nicholas (Gwynne), Michael, Ryan, Justina, Daniel, and great-grandmother to Levi and Wyatt. Sister to Bernice Wind, Marlene (John) Radke, and Mildred Kupperschmidt. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other...
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Patricia Ann Bugni

December 14, 1938 - August 1, 2014

Bugni, Patricia A. "Patsy"(Nee Stritchko) Born To Eternal Life August 1, 2014 at the age of 75 years. Beloved wife of the late James Bugni. Loving and devoted mother of Michael (Marianne) Bugni, Timothy (Lori) Bugni, David (Debbie) Bugni, Susan (Larry) Fouts, Mark (Dawn) Bugni, Sandra Malliet, Jennifer (Colin) Walsh, and Douglas (Sadie) Bugni. Proud grandmother of 27 grandchildren...
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Joeleen Eve Wilke

November 19, 1940 - July 31, 2014

Wilke, Joeleen E. (nee Vass) ascended to heaven on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the age of 73 years, to be reunited with her late husband Clemans H. Wilke; parents Daniel Vass and Nettie (Brill) Vass and stepfather Casimir Brill. Cherished and dearest mother of Scott (Gail) Wilke, Brenda (Chris) Johnson, Kristine (Tony) Wilke-Oliden, and Mark Wilke. Sister to Doreen (Gene Kieckler) Hurtubise. Proud...
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Connie P. Lara

April 28, 1951 - July 30, 2014

Lara, Connie P.Found peace July 30, 2014 at the age of 63 years. Loving mother of Diana (Dale) Hirt, and Lisa (Santos Segura) Lara. Proud grandmother of Keira, Ian, and Ricky. Beloved companion of Fred Vandenoever for 29 years. Dear sister of Evagene and Christian. Friend and ex-wife of Pedro Lara Jr. Further survived by other relatives and friends.Memorial service Saturday, August 9, at 4...
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Richard Louis Kraning

March 22, 1934 - July 27, 2014

Kraning, Richard Louis (80) found peace on July 27, 2014. Beloved husband of Phyllis for 57 years. Loving father of Terri Kraning Dena (Dan). Much loved grandfather of Jack Edward and William Henry Dena. Preceded in death by his parents Edward & Esther and his brother Delmar. Survived by his sister-in-law Arlyn Kraning. Further survived by godchild, Erika Grace Nelson, special nephew Jay...
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Dianne M. Miller

January 20, 1950 - July 22, 2014

Miller, Dianne M. (nee Polega) age 64 found peace on July 22, 2014 after a life long battle with Lupus. Beloved wife and best friend of William for 43 years. Dear mother of Jennifer (Joe) Loppnow. Preceded in death by her parents Jacqueline & Robert Polega and sister Mary Polega. Further survived by her wonderful family, Robert (Susan) Polega; sisters Pat (Jim) Tomczyk & Nancy (John)...
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Ruth Linda Abel

June 12, 1922 - July 21, 2014

Able, Ruth was reunited with her husband, Herbert, on July 21, 2014. Ruth is survived by many relatives and friends. Interment at Forest Hill Memorial Park in Oak Creek will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10:00AM. Meet at gate.
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Kenneth W. Dellmann

June 20, 1946 - July 20, 2014

Dellmann, Kenneth was reunited with his wife, Suzie (nee Gutknecht), July 20, 2014, at age 68. Loving step-father of Jennifer Parsons. Brother of Robert, Dennis (Patty), and the late William. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He raced sportsman division at Hales Corners Speedway for many years. Visitation will be held at the FUNERAL HOME Wednesday, July 23, from 4...
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Johanna R. Bukowski

May 14, 1934 - July 20, 2014

Bukowski, Johanna R. (Nee Petrovits)Entered into Eternal Life, July 20, 2014 at age 80. Preceded in death by parents Ignatz and Theresia (Nee Unger) Petrovits. Loving mother of Gail (David) Spitzenberger, Sandy (Paul) Shoman and Joseph (Coreen) Bukowski. Proud grandmother of Megan, Sarah, Joey, Johnny, Jacob and Benjamin. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be...
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Lawrence Raymond Bauer

September 21, 1934 - July 18, 2014

Bauer, Lawrence R.79, July 18, 2014. Beloved husband of Josette. Loving father of Jerry (Denise), Keith (Cheryl), and Cheri. Proud Papa of Brandon, Samantha, Emma, Aubrey, and Austin. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Private services were held. Memorials to the family appreciated.Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Lorraine Ruth Wajgel

July 26, 1925 - July 17, 2014

Wajgel, Lorraine R.(Nee Anderson) Of South Milwaukee, Born To Eternal Life July 17, 2014 at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Wajgel. Loving mother of Joanne (Donald Buttery) Johnson, Joseph Wajgel, Joyce (Jeffrey) Frahm, Judith (Chad) Olson, and John Wajgel. Proud grandmother of Christine (John) Rasmussen, Brian Bohatkiewicz, Amy Johnson, Heather (Brian) Kerls, Adam (Ava)...
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Lois Jean Carlson

June 13, 1940 - July 17, 2014

Carlson, Lois Jean passed away at home July 17, 2014. Loving mother of Keith (Mary) Orcholski, Michele (John) Orcholski, Cherie (Robert) Putterman. Proud grandmother of Lisa (Geoffrey) Costigan, Stephanie (Steven) Sinchak, Nicholas & Amanda Brown, Justin, Brittney, Brandon, and Kayla, Putterman, and great-grandmother to Wesley & Harrison Costigan and Oliver & Julia Sinchak. Further...
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Regina Ruth Sweet

January 21, 1917 - July 17, 2014

Sweet, Regina R.(Nee Jablonski) Of South Milwaukee, Born To Eternal Life on July 17, 2014 at the age of 97 years. Beloved wife of the late Edmund Sweet. Loving mother of Shirley (Mel) Wicke, Barbara (Richard) Boucher, Christine (Tom) Tofte, the late Kenneth (Diane) Strozyk, and step-mother of Ron (Donna) Sweet, Sally (John) Norris, Russell (the late Jane) Sweet, Richard Sweet, and Roger (Chris)...
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Gerald Henry Schmitt

October 22, 1938 - July 16, 2014

Schmitt, Gerald H. "Jerry"Of South Milwaukee, Died peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on July 16, 2014 at the age of 75 years. Beloved husband of Nancy (Nee Slak). Loving father of Deborah (Joe) Schumacher, Mark (Vicki), Michael (Kim), and Wendy Hayes. Proud grandfather of Kelly, Steven, Becky Jo (Ben), Kelli Jo, Ronni Jo, Courtney, Emily, Elizabeth, Clayton, Brad, Diana (Alan), Ryan...
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Sylvester Lipowski

February 28, 1931 - July 15, 2014

Lipowski, Sylvester passed away at home on July 15, 2014. Loving brother of Edwin, Al (Pat), Eugene, Harry, and Irene Kosloske. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services will be held privately.
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Marie Perkins

May 10, 1921 - July 7, 2014

Perkins, Marie H.(Nee Huhn) Of South Milwaukee, Born To Eternal Life July 7, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Perkins. Loving mother of the late Susan (the late Jerry) Cooper, Roberta (Harry) Rolbecki, David (Monica) Perkins, Dennis (the late Jane) Perkins, and Douglas (Denise) Perkins. Proud grandmother of Melanie, Nicole, Aaron, David, Amanda, Harley, and 6...
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Alice Schwartz

July 5, 2014

Schwartz, Alice was reunited with her husband, Harvey, on July 5, 2014. Loving aunt to Jack, Arthur Schwartz, Dawn Hunsberger, and Maryann Peace, and sister-in-law to Pat Schwartz. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Visitation at Molthen-Bell Funeral Home on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 9:30AM-11:30AM. Mass of Christian Burial at Divine Mercy Church on Friday at 12...
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Abbey R. Gavin

May 27, 1994 - July 4, 2014

Gavin, Abbey Rose found peace on July 4, 2014. Beloved daughter of Cari Gavin and Robert Nowak; granddaughter to Ron Gavin, Cheryl and John Littmann, and Virginia Nowak; and sister to Nicole and Crystal Nowak. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation at Molthen-Bell Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Funeral service at the funeral home Tuesday at 7:00PM.
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Donna J. Bruneau

December 1, 1949 - July 1, 2014

Bruneau, Donna found peace July 1, 2014. Beloved wife to Bradley. Loving mother to Tracy (James) Malone and Adam (Lisa). Proud grandmother to Jessica and Jennifer. Caring sister to Jerry (Denise), Janice (Stanley), Debra (Terry), and Larry (Mary). Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Visitation at Molthen-Bell Funeral Home on Saturday, July 5, 2014 12:00PM-1:00PM....
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Gerald Clarence Scharninghausen

October 4, 1936 - June 29, 2014

Scharninghausen, Gerald "Gramps"Of South Milwaukee, Found Peace June 29, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Loving father of Rick, and the late Deb Scharninghausen. Proud grandfather of Lisa (Jason) Marlowe, and Charlie Pikalek, and great- grandfather of Joey and Autumn. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Funeral service Wednesday, July 2, at 7:00PM at the...
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Marie Martha Hesiak

August 15, 1917 - June 27, 2014

Hesiak, Marie M.(Nee Gieryn) Of Cudahy, Born To Eternal Life June 27, 2014 at the age of 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Ervin "Smokey" Hesiak. Loving mother of Bob Hesiak, and Julie (Skip) Webb. Preceded in death by her children Thomas, Donald, and Debra. Proud grandma to many. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Private family services will be...
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Terry J. Martindale

January 20, 1938 - June 25, 2014

Martindale, Terry "Jumja"Of St. Francis, found peace June 26, 2014 at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie Martindale. Loving father of Tricia (Tom) Windler, Jeff and Debbie. Proud and loving grandfather of the "heartbreakers" Tori (special friend Logan Rollins) and Taylor Windler. Dear brother of Harmon "Jim" (the late Yvonne) Martindale, the late Beverly...
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Esther J. Rumpel

May 1, 1919 - June 23, 2014

Rumpel, Esther J. (Nee Woychik)Entered into Eternal Life, June 23, 2014 at age 95. Beloved wife of the late Joseph T. Also preceded in death by parents John and Julia, and brothers and sisters. Loving mother of Dennis (the late Anna) Rumpel, Darlene (William) Kremsreiter, John (Joan) Rumpel, Mary (the late Robert) Johnson. Proud grandmother of 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 18...
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Joan Marie Burdick

May 22, 1934 - June 23, 2014

Burdick, Joan M.(Nee Garske) Of Oak Creek, Born to Eternal Life June 23, 2014 at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of Edward Burdick. Preceded in death by her sister Mildred Mendell and her sister-in-law Marge Hargis. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Funeral service Thursday, June 26, at 11:00AM at First Reformed Church. 7110 Old Spring St. Racine. Visitation...
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Scotty Lee Gossett

September 25, 1973 - June 22, 2014

Scotty GossettOf Franklin, Born To Eternal Life June 22, 2014 at the age of 40 years. Beloved husband of Melanie (Nee Varga). Loving son-in-law of Pam Varga, and John (Dona) Varga. Further survived by other relatives and friends in Wisconsin, Georgia, and Alabama. Memorial service on Sunday, June 29, at 2:00PM at the funeral home chapel. Memorial gathering on Sunday from 1:00PM until time of...
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Arline E. Musha

March 16, 1929 - June 20, 2014

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Terry Ann Peterson

March 17, 1954 - June 19, 2014

Peterson, Terry Ann (nee Hadjinian) of Oak Creek passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the age of 60 years. Beloved daughter of Sam Hadjinian. Loving sister of Armen Hadjinian. Loving aunt of Sam and Alanna Hadjinian. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation Monday, June 23 at the funeral home from 4 to 7p.m. with a prayer service at 7p.m. Additional visitation Tuesday, June...
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Valda Ulrich

March 11, 1920 - June 18, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Leona Senak

December 10, 1925 - June 18, 2014

Senak, Leona found peace June 18, 2014. Loving sister to Joseph Senak. Preceded in death by her sisters Anna, Vera, Millie, Mary, Helen, Julie and Susan. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Interment at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 10:00AM. Meet at cemetery gate.
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Leona E. Wink

September 1, 1914 - June 17, 2014

Wink, Leona was reunited with her husband, Alfred, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Loving mother to Dennis (Susan Goode) Wink. Proud grandmother to Kathy (Randy) Popelier, James (Kim) Wink, great-grandmother to Josh, Jessica, Jordan, and Emily. Preceded in death by her brother, DeForrest, and her sister, Ione. Caring aunt to Karen (C.F.). Further survived by other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and...
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Joan C. PIONTEK

January 26, 1937 - June 13, 2014

Peacefully entered heaven's gardens on June 13th, 2014 at the age of 77. Survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert Piontek. Loving mother of Carol Lukaszewicz (Dean), Lynn Chovanec (John), Nancy Navarro (Jim) and Paula Allman (Tim). Proud grandmother of Adam (Hannah), Kevin (Leslie), Paul, Kyle, Sonya and Alex. Further survived by her sister Pat Miller (Bob) and brother Dale Wuhrman (Lila)...
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Barbara Kay Martin

December 3, 1934 - June 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Elveira Ybarra

July 1, 1933 - June 7, 2014

Ybarra, Elveira was reunited with her husband, Jesus, on June 7, 2014. Loving mother of Jessie (Harry) Lorenz and Kenneth. Proud grandmother of Jeremy (Nicole) and Chad (Angela) and great-grandmother to Mackenzie, Liam, and Xavier. Preceded in death by her dear great-grandson Trevor. Sister to Helen (Brownie) Garcia and Mary (Mike) O'Leary. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives,...
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Walter J. Yakich

September 20, 1923 - June 4, 2014

Walter John Yakich Born to eternal life on June 4, 2014, at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Mary Alice who he now joins in heaven. Cherished father of James (Kris), Kay (Joe) Schwendeman, John, Jan (Mike) Drzewiecki, Jay (Danielle), and Nan (Terry) Eaton. Loving grandfather of 18 including Carrie (Brian) Wargolet, Matthew (Brooke), Nicholas (Kristy), Tim, Andy (Darrah), Joey, Joshua (Morgan)...
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James Poehlman

October 19, 1959 - June 2, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Dennis Johnson

December 1, 1950 - June 1, 2014

Johnson, DennisOf Cudahy, Found peace June 1, 2014 at the age of 63 years. Beloved husband of Diane Johnson. Loving father of Brian (Kelly), Brenda (Mark Cox), Bonny, and Barry (Jenelle). Proud grandpa of Kaylee, Colby, Kaydan, Isabella, Sienna, and Peyton. Further survived by brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service Wednesday, June 4, at 7:00PM at the...
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LaVerne Ann Turinski

May 27, 1928 - May 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Molthen-Bell & Son Funeral Home, South Milwaukee, WI.
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Agnes E. Roberts

January 31, 1933 - May 26, 2014

Roberts, Agnes E.Of South Milwaukee, Born To Eternal Life May 26, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Beloved wife of Donald H. Roberts. Loving mother of Pamela (Michael) Kramer, Daniel (Susan) Roberts, and David (Mary) Roberts. Proud grandmother of Scott (Briana) Kramer, Steven Kramer, Andrea (Eric) Maloney, Laura (Josh) O'Brien, Lee Roberts, Grant Roberts, and great-grandmother of Nora, Evan,...
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Dorothy J. HUDDLESTON

June 29, 1920 - May 25, 2014

Huddleston, Dorothy J. found peace May 25, 2014. Mother of Richard Schmoll and Linda Newnum. Grandmother of Richard Hamilton and Jennifer Savoy. Grandmother of 8 great-grandchildren. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Visitation at Molthen-Bell Funeral Home Monday, June 2, 2014 4:00 PM ''' 5:00 PM. Memorial service following the visitation at the funeral home.
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Julia M. Conery

October 29, 1919 - May 23, 2014

Conery, Julia was reunited with her husband, William, on May 23, 2014. Beloved mother of William (Geraldine) Conery, Elaine (Mark) Blonigen, Diane (Dale) Marks, and the late Karen (Norman) Janikowski, and the late Louise (Clarence) Sletto. Very proud grandmother of 18 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Caring sister of 14 siblings with 5 surviving brothers...
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Edith Buckley

July 2, 1955 - May 19, 2014

Buckley, Edith Diane (nee Rouse), aged 58 of Kokomo IN, formerly of South Milwaukee, died peacefully on May 19, 2014 at Agrace Hospice in Madison WI. Edith was born July 2, 1955, in Springfield IL, the fourth of seven children born to the late Robert Rouse and Harriet Rouse (nee Verden).Edith is survived by her mother Harriet Rouse; her brothers Robert (Kelly) Rouse, Jeff (Debbie) Rouse, John ...
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Isabel Wadley

February 21, 1921 - May 17, 2014

Wadley, Isabel L.Of South Milwaukee, Passed away May 17, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth. Loving mother of Donald (Margaret) and Ronald (Cheryl). Sister-in-law of Catherine Solie. Further survived by 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services Friday, May 23, at 10:00AM at the funeral home chapel. Rev....
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Gary M. Michels

December 30, 1947 - May 17, 2014

Michels, Gary M. was born to Eternal Life on May 17, 2014. Beloved husband of Mary for 41 years. A great father to Mark. Proud grandfather of Alex. Son of Ione and the late Henry Michels and brother of Dan and Mary Beth Michels. Nephew of Duane and Vern Craney. Brother-in-law to Veronica and Jon Stevens. Dear friend of George Schwabe, Jim Kennedy, and Mike Kijowski. Further survived by other...
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John E. Jansen

December 31, 1935 - May 15, 2014

31 Dec 35 - 15 May 14, John "Jack" E. Jansen, born in Gully, MN, died peacefully at his home in South Milwaukee, WI, surrounded by his family. Jack is survived by his spouse of 53 years, Maxine Jansen (nee Champagne) and their four children; Mark O'Connor, Linda Yakich, James, and Patricia; eight grandchildren: Angela, Steven, Mark Jr., Christopher, Brandon, Natalie, Hayley and...
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Ann KMIELEWSKI

June 11, 1914 - May 14, 2014

Kmielewski, Ann was reunited with her husband, Frank (Kamm), on May 14, 2014 at the age of 99. Survived by her sister-in-law Carol Jurenka, family, and friends. Funeral service will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cudahy Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11:00AM. Visitation at church from 10:00AM until the time of service. A special thank you to the staff at Ramsey Woods for their care.
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Jean M. Cesarz

January 21, 1931 - May 13, 2014

Cesarz, Jean M.(Nee Sayland) Of Oak Creek, Found peace May 13, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Cesarz. Loving mother of Karen (Thomas) Kubiszewski, Deborah Stepke (Gregory Gooder), and Susan (Steven) Sedlar. Proud grandmother of Dean (Jenny), Bryan, Kelly, Jaime, Kimberly (Andy), Kyle, Eric, and great-grandmother of Tyler, Sara, Bailey, Alyssa, Jeremy, Lainey,...
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Elizabeth A. Ham

August 19, 1953 - May 13, 2014

Ham, Elizabeth (nee Warner) found peace May 13, 2014 at home with family. Beloved wife of Larry. Loving mother of Laura (Matthew) and Matthew. Proud grandmother of Paige, Braden, and Keira. Cherished sister of 10 brothers and sisters. Further survived by loving nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. A special thank you to Horizon Home and Hospice for their care. She will be remembered for...
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Lydia Orthmann

April 28, 1921 - May 10, 2014

Orthmann, Lydia nee Santarius of Douglasville, Georgia. Formerly of South Milwaukee. Found peace Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert Orthmann. Loving Mother of Nancy (Howard) Thomas and the late Carol Orthmann. Proud grandmother of Julie Thomas and Sara (Mike) Rosack. Sister of the late Stanley McCoy, Robert, Melroy and Rudolph Santarius. Further...
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Pauline S. Martins

September 28, 1926 - May 10, 2014

Martins, Pauline S.(Nee Placko) Of Cudahy, Born to eternal life May 10, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Richard E. Martins. Loving mother of Richard A. (Mary Ellen) Martins, Carol (Allan) Granberg, and Nancy (Robert) Vogt. Proud grandmother of Jesse, Selena, and Luke Barnes, Sarah (Bryan) Jankowski, and Sacha (Mark) Ehley. Great-grandmother of 8 great-grandchildren. ...
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Kathleen L. Fitzerald

March 30, 1954 - May 8, 2014

Kathleen L. Fitzgerald passed away on May 8, 2014, at her home in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Born on March 30, 1954, Kathy lived a life devoted to caring for others, through her extensive nursing career and her position as Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin ''' Milwaukee/ Parkside, where she has left a legacy through her many dedicated students. Outside of...
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Geraldine L. Stritchko

December 11, 1929 - May 5, 2014

Stritchko, Geraldine was reunited with her beloved husband, Lawrence Sr., on May 5, 2014 surrounded by family. Dear mother of Lawrence Jr. (Patricia), Sharon, and Robert. Proud grandmother of Terri (Travis), Suzie (Jay), Stacy (Jason), and Joseph. Great-grandmother to Ryan, Sarah, Emma, and Jackson. Preceded in death by her grandson Todd. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and...
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John W. Reusser

May 27, 1923 - May 4, 2014

John Walter Reusser passed away on May 4th, 2014 at the age of 90, with family by his side in Milwaukee, WI. Visitation will be held from 9:00AM'''11:00AM on Saturday, May 10th at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in South Milwaukee. A memorial service will follow at 11:00AM. John was born May 27th, 1923 to his parents John and Erna (Kuhnke) Reusser. He served in the Army during World War II, and attained...
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George S. Manoil

March 16, 1924 - April 27, 2014

Manoil, George S.Of South Milwaukee, Passed away April 27, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Rosemary Manoil. Loving brother of the late Michael (Thomai) Manoil, and John (Norma) Manoil. Dear step-father of Princey Gerhardt. Uncle of Patrick (Tere) Manoil, Kim Manoil, Kelly (Kerry) Sutton, and Bill (Sue) Manoil. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Private...
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Richard J. Wier, Sr.

January 19, 1925 - March 25, 2014

Wier, Richard "Dick" J. Sr. (Formerly Richard Skwierawski)On March 25, 2014, Dick was reunited for eternity with the beautiful love of his life and wife of 65 years, Alice. Dick passed peacefully at the age of 89. Richard Skwierawski, "Ski", proudly served in the Navy in WWII. Upon his return he married Alice Winiarski and he and his brothers changed their name to Wier. He was a devoted and...
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John F. PARI

December 3, 1920 - March 24, 2014

Pari, John F.Of Cudahy, Born to Eternal Life March 24, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Beloved husband of Helen (Nee Cibulskis) and the late Gerladine (Nee Buttke). Loving father of Kathleen (Robert) Kohler, John P. Pari, Judith (Paul) Watson, Dan Pari, Patricia (Joseph) Hren, and step-father of Marilyn (Dan) Platt, Georgine (Edward) Tomayer, Greg (Mary) Fabisiak, and Annette (Dave) Braun. Proud...
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Richard Daniel Strong

March 17, 1935 - March 12, 2014

Strong, Richard D.Of Oak Creek, Passed away March 12, 2014 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of the late Aretta Strong. Loving dad of Kelly (Michael) Gehrke, and Ricky (Carole) Strong. Dear brother of Leo (Joan) Strong, and the late Michael Strong. Further survived by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Funeral services Friday, March 21, at 5...
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Gilbert L. LaGosh

February 9, 1949 - March 9, 2014

LaGosh, Gilbert L. (Gilly) passed away on Sunday, March 9th. Loving husband of Chris (Gonzalez). Proud father of Toni-Marie, Gina, and lil Gil. Loving son of Beatrice. Proud Papa to Lilliana, Desirae, Kayden, Dakota-James, and Jerimya. Co-founder of the Wisconsin Vietnam Vets Chapter One and founder of the VOA motorcycle club. He was a former member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club. Gil was a...
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Donald G. Barbian, Jr.

December 19, 1951 - March 5, 2014

Barbian, Donald G. JrPassed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the age of 62 years. Don was the beloved husband of Nancy for 39 years. Loving father of Shannon and Valerie. Amazing grandfather "Papa" to Alexandra. Cherished son of Donald G. Sr. and the late Dorothy. Son-in-law of Otto and the late Katherine Stublefeldt. Dear brother of Linda (Jeffrey) Behling, Christine (Roman)...
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Dorothy L. Ruehle

March 19, 1934 - February 8, 2014

Ruehle, Dorothy L. (Nee Peacock) Of Milwaukee, formerly of Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The Great Spirit took his daughter home on February 8, 2014, at the age of 79 years. Preceded in death by her mother Caroline Bear-Peacock-Newago, and her husband Richard Ruehle. Loving mother of Victoria (Fritz) Heipel, Timothy (Marie) Heipel, Sharon (Michael) Heipel, Cheryl Mudler, James...
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William Pederson

July 3, 1947 - January 12, 2014

William "Bill" Pederson was reunited with his parents, William H. and Helen (nee Hraban) Pederson on January 12, 2014 at the age of 66 years old. He is survived by his sister, Patsy (Ronald) Ceccarini; brothers, Robert Pederson and Thomas Pederson; further survived by, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, other relatives and very good friends. Bill served in the...
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Elizabeth Patin

April 24, 1939 - January 10, 2014

Elizabeth S. Patin, found peace in the presence of the Lord on Friday, January 10th, at the age of 74. Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Thomas; children, Christopher (Ulrike), Catherine and Cheryl-Anne; grandchildren, Victoria, Alexandria, Mathilde and Jeremy; brother, Raymond (Kristine) Herschleb; and other relatives and friends. Elizabeth's family & friends were very...
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Hope Y. Nogay

February 24, 1934 - December 22, 2013

Nogay Hope Y. (nee Kotke) "Bette" Born to eternal life December 22, 2013 at the age of 79 years. Beloved wife of Donald J. Nogay. Dear mother of John (Tammi) and Joni Nogay. Loving sister of Lawrence Kotke, Dean (Marilyn) Kotke, Bonnie Brandt, Gail Darlene (John) Ligocki, Dennis (Rose) Kotke, and the late Perry Eggleston. Fond sister-in-law of Kathryn (Nunzio) Maniaci, and Barbara Ray....
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Anna F. Senak

April 2, 1924 - November 22, 2013

Senak, Anna born to eternal life on November 22, 2013. Survived by her brother Joseph Senak and her sister Leona Senak. Anne was a proud and loving aunt. Further survived by other relatives and friends.Funeral service Monday, December 2, 10:00 at Molthen-Bell. Visitation 8:30 until time of service.
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Thomas E. Hakes

September 19, 1967 - November 2, 2011

Hakes, Thomas E. Found peace November 2, 2011 at the age of 44 years. Beloved husband of Sheri (nee Paruleski). Loving and proud dad of Jacob and Jeremy. Dear son of James (Julie) and the late Sandy Hakes (nee Wobick) and son-in-law of Jack and the late Lois (nee Filinger). Dear brother of James and David. Dear brother-in-law of Debbie (Tim) Fuerstenburg. Further survived by many other...
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Grace R. Rames

August 2, 1959 - October 30, 2011

Grace R RamesOf Cudahy. (nee Bartek). Born in Racine. Reunited with her father, Jerry and brother, Joseph on Sunday, October 30, 2011. Loving wife of Donald. Cherished mom of Tiffany and Jennifer. Caring daughter of Ruth Bartek. Dear sister of Barbara (Terry) Davison, Brenda (Mark) Slicker, Joyce (Bruce) Lambert and John (Nitza) Bartek. Further survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews,...
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Edward J. Zielinski

January 20, 1931 - October 29, 2011

Zielinski, Edward J. of Oak Creek. Passed away October 29, 2011 at the age of 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Delores (nee Dowicz). Loving father of Deborah (Thomas) Schweitzer, Margaret (Phil) Hagge, Jerry (Linda), and Ken (Sue Wood). Dear brother of Andrew (Barbara). Further survived by 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Funeral...
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Mary Rosina Baer

May 6, 1925 - October 28, 2011

Mary Rosina "Roses" Baer (nee Lazar) passed away peacefully on Friday, October 28, at the age of 86, surrounded by her family. Roses was born to William and Aileen Lazar (nee Buckley) in Appleton, WI. Her father called her Roses from the day she was born and that name remained with her throughout her life.Roses graduated from St. Robert Grade School, Shorewood High School, and...
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Leonard James Crandall

September 5, 1948 - October 26, 2011

Leonard CrandallIt is with great sadness that the family of Leonard Crandall, of Palm Springs, CA (formerly of the Milwaukee area) announces his passing after a brief illness, on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the age of 63 years.Lovingly remembered by his mother: Mary; daughters: Stacy (Marty) Weber and Nina Crandall and grandson: Cain Crandall. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, other...
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Delores W. Truszynski

November 21, 1925 - October 26, 2011

Truszynski, Delores W. (nee Stahl) of South Milwaukee. Found peace October 26, 2011 at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of Alfred R. Loving mother of the late Robert, Judith (Dennis) Kuhn, Joan (James) Strand, and Allan (Christal) Truszynski. Grandmother of Jonathan (Jenny) , Jason Kuhn; Jeffrey (fiancee Terra Randall), Janelle (fiance Benjamin Bretl) Strand; Amanda, Barbara, Kellie, and...
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Frances A. Wahl

September 12, 1924 - October 26, 2011

Wahl, Frances A. "Fran" & "Francie" Went to Heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Francis. Cherished loving mother of Dennis, the late Katheen (Mark) Amidzich, Cheryl (Ralph) Attonito, Margaret (Jeffrey) Sageser, and the late Donna (Mike) Stawicki. Loving grandma of Christopher (Kim) Amidzich, Amy (Paul) Huettl, Kurtis (Ashleigh)...
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June E. Thomas

October 1, 1926 - October 26, 2011

Thomas, June E. Went to God's arms on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at the age of 85. Loving mother of Cheryl (Dan) Flanigan, the late Jackie McCarty, Gail (Carl) Biancuzzo, Paula (Ed) Malkowski, and Joanne (Willie) Evans. Cherished gram of David, Michael, Holly, Dylan, Coleman, Jessica, Guy, Tommy, Rob, Christine, Jeni, Nicholas, Jackie "Jackson', Frankie, Ambyr, and Kimberly. Proud companion of...
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Anita M. Buchholz

February 28, 1923 - October 25, 2011

Buchholz, Anita M.(Nee Kohlhardt) Of South Milwaukee, Found peace October 25, 2011 at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert Buchholz. Loving mother of Rex (Delia) Buchholz of Corpus Christi Tx, and Lauren (Gerald) Grunzel of Milwaukee. Proud grandmother of Geoffrey (Sara) Grunzel, and Lisa (Robert) Clark, and great-grandmother of Cody and Kelley Clark, and Luke and Hayden...
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