Our Obituaries

Ruth E. Neitzel

August 9, 1915 - May 4, 2018

Neitzel, Ruth E. (nee Eggers) May 4, 2018 age 102. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Elmer A. Neitzel. Dear mother of Virginia (Robert) Kruse, Margaret Burke, Richard, James (Sally) Neitzel, Mary (Paul) Milaeger the late John Neitzel and her infant daughter Ellen Marie. Loving grandmother of 11 grand children and 12 great grandchildren. Sister of Martha (the late John...
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John J. Hornak

March 10, 1930 - January 24, 2018

John "Jack" "Jake" Hornak Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. He was born March 10, 1930 to Dr. Andrew and Kathryn (nee Powers) Hornak. Jack is survived by his beloved wife Mary Pat (nee Powers) without whom his life would have been empty. Loving father of Deb (Tom) Kidd, Patty (Tom) Ordman, Mary Vivian, Julie (Patrick)...
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Nelly U. Plonus

January 7, 1926 - January 24, 2018

Nelly U. Plonus (Nee Schulz) Entered Heaven January 24, 2018 at age 92. Nelly joins her beloved Husband Al after 26 years apart. Dear Sister and Sister-in-Law of Erika (the late Erwin) Plonus. Sweetest Aunt of Marlene (Roger) Johnson, Ginger (Herman) Forster, Cathy (Rob) Popp, Julia (Raven Blackwood) Rose. Great-Aunt of Andy (Cheryl), Natalie (Kyle), Lindsey, Eva,...
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James A. Herde

January 22, 2018

James “Jim” A. Herde “Best Handyman” “Hang up and Drive!” Peacefully Entered the Gates of Heaven on January 22, 2018 at the age of 80 years. Beloved Husband of 31 years to Carole (Nee Ludwig) Herde. Brother-in-Law to Jean (Tom) Hamill. Cousin to Wayne and Gary Sluss. Best Godfather to Mary Ann (Mike) Litzau. Further survived by great-nieces, great...
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Frances Maniaci

December 28, 1915 - January 22, 2018

Frances “Chi Chi” Maniaci (Nee Sgro) Born to Eternal Life on January 22, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 102 years. Beloved mother of Richard (Diane) Maniaci and Vivian (Mark) Jorgensen. Loving nana of Greg (Kendra) Maniaci and Lisa (Chuck) Miller. Great-grandmother of Taylor, Joey, Max and Ava. Special Aunt to Anthony (Caroline) and Robert ...
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Robert L. Hauck

June 8, 1947 - January 22, 2018

Robert L. “Hammer” Hauck Of Butler, WI. January 22, 2018, age 70 years. Beloved husband of Kathy (nee Andrus). Loving father of Jeff Hauck and Karen (Mike) Gryszkiewicz. Proud Papa of Sammy and Joey. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation at Harder Funeral Home on Saturday, January 27 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Military Honors at 2:00 PM. Bob was a...
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Kenneth J. Bray

September 30, 1929 - January 21, 2018

Kenneth J. Bray January 21, 2018. Age 88 years. Beloved husband of the late Dolores M. (nee Schubert). Dear father of Nancy (Paul) Mueller and Gary Bray. Grandpa of Angela (Mark) Resner, Andrew Mueller and Michael (Brooke) Mueller. Great-grandpa of 6 great-grandchildren. Brother of Ed (Dolly) Bray. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Sunday, January...
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Claude Grieger

January 26, 1927 - January 21, 2018

Claude Grieger Born to Eternal Life January 21, 2018, at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Gloria (nee Schneider). Dear father of Jay (Gail) Grieger, Scott (Cynthia) Grieger, Kelly (Gene) Snyder and Kristy (John) Pralle. Proud grandfather of Beth (JJ) Messervy, Jeff (Katie) Grieger, Stephanie (Nick) Lehouillier, Robyn (Chris) Davis, Carin (Brian) Randall,...
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Ursula M. Dorna

September 15, 1924 - January 19, 2018

Ursula M. Dorna Reunited with friends and family who have gone before her on January 19, 2018 at age 93. Preceded in death by her husband Bernhard, son Wolfgang and daughter Gabrielle. Loving mother of Rainer (Ute) Dorna and Michael (Therese) Dorna. Dear grandmother of Erika (Benjamin) Huey, Jennifer (Ken) Kullmann, Gabrielle Dorna and Christopher Dorna. Great grandmother of...
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George Andrekopoulos

February 24, 1926 - January 19, 2018

George Andrekopoulos Born to Life on February 24, 1926. Entered Eternal Life on January 19, 2018, reuniting with his beloved wife Irene (nee Cavadeas) at the age of 91. Devoted and loving father of William (Ginny), Vivian Andrekopoulos, Corinne (Milan) Medved and John Andrekopoulos. Cherished Papou of 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by great...
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Valerie L. Stucky

January 1, 1936 - January 17, 2018

Valerie L. Stucky (Nee Krueger) Of Oconomowoc; born in Watertown, WI. Passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, age 82. Beloved wife of Douglas for 60 years. Dear mother of Todd (Jennifer) Stucky, Bradd (Rhonda) Stucky and Lisa (Paul) Wangerin. Proud grandma Angela (Derek) Fischer, Kristen (Daniel) Kremer, Rebecca (John) Kuester, Jacob Stucky, Katherine Stucky&...
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Donald K. Rades

August 16, 1935 - January 16, 2018

Donald K. Rades Beloved husband of 50 years to Lyn “Marilyn”. Beloved father of Kevin and Roger (Lorri) Rades. Brother of Marilyn D. Rades. A celebration of Donald’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 23 at Immanuel Lutheran Church 13445 Hampton Avenue, Brookfield from 1PM until the time of funeral service at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Immanuel...
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Clarence F. Graff

April 3, 1927 - January 16, 2018

Clarence F. Graff January 16, 2018. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Virginia C. (nee Szofer) Graff. Also survived by two sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and four brothers. Visitation Sunday, January 21, 2018 at HARDER FUNERAL HOME from 1:00 PM until time of Funeral Service at 3:00 PM...
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Florence L. Steinert

July 17, 1929 - January 14, 2018

Florence L. Steinert (Nee Whaite) January 14, 2018 age 88. Beloved wife of the late Frederick. Dear mother of Margaret Steinert. Granny of Kyrrin (Michael) Errington and Chris Carroll. Great granny of 5 grandchildren. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation Thursday January 18 at the funeral home from 5PM until the time of service at 7 PM. Interment Wisconsin Memorial Park. ...
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George V.B. Sirotkin

November 1, 1918 - January 13, 2018

George V.B. George Entered Eternal Peace on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the age of 99 years. Beloved husband of Harriet (nee Stallman) for 66 years. Dear father of Cynthia (James) Wittich of Chanhassen, MN.; Marcia Colter of Casselberry, FL. and Peter (Patricia) of Omaha, NE. Cherished grandfather of Christopher Wittich of Edina, MN.; Claire (Todd) Harper of...
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Paul C. Prekop, Jr.

August 14, 1937 - January 13, 2018

Paul C. Prekop January 13, 2018, age 80. Beloved husband of the late Audrey L. (nee Grosser). Dear brother of Sharon (Butch) Hoffmann. Uncle of Cyrill W. Hoffmann and Jill H. (Donald) Hart. Great-uncle of Gabriel and Evan Hart. Dear stepfather of Larri (Sue) Konkel, Lynn (Kurt) Strothenke, Bruce (Linda) Konkel and Lori Peterson. Grandpa of Robert Konkel, Roxanne (Jason)...
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Isabelle P. Vitucci

May 5, 1928 - January 13, 2018

Isabelle P. Vitucci (Nee Palazzo) Entered Eternal Life on January 13, 2018, reuniting with her beloved husband Michael J. Vitucci, at the age of 89. Proud and devoted mother of Frank (Gale), Victor and Michael (Sara) Vitucci. Cherished grandmother of Tanya, Vanessa, Shannon, Samantha, Michael, Evan and Nicholas. Dear sister of Mary de Divitiis. Preceded in...
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Ellen Mary Murphy

December 15, 1937 - January 12, 2018

Ellen M. Murphy Died on January 12, 2018 at age 80. Daughter of Al (Alexander) and Bert (Bertha) Murphy. Ellen was born at Deaconess Hospital in Milwaukee. She attended school in Milwaukee, Whitefish Bay and Shorewood. She graduated from UWM, taught second grade in Mequon and earned a Master’s Degree in Library Science from UW-Madison. The next 30+ years were spent as a...
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Frederick John Gichert

January 1, 1928 - January 11, 2018

Frederick John Gichert Age 90 years. Born to Eternal Life on January 11, 2018, where he joined his beloved wife Margaret Carol (nee Walters) Gichert. Father of Jean Gichert, Mindy Wirth, Jan (William) Glasenapp and John (Patti) Gichert. Dear grandfather of Gavin (Suzanne), Jarrad (Jill) Glasenapp, Robert (Rachel), Lindsey, Michael, Marcus and Emma Gichert....
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Raymond G. Hopkins

October 11, 1924 - January 9, 2018

Raymond G. Hopkins Raymond George Hopkins, known to most as “Ray”, was born on October 11, 1924, in Oshkosh, WI, the son of Raymond and Lydia (Ternes) Hopkins. He was baptized on November 9, 1924 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Neenah, WI and in 1937 his parents transferred to Trinity Lutheran Church in Neenah so that Raymond could be confirmed there...
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Dennis A. Binkowski

July 29, 1945 - January 8, 2018

Dennis A. Binkowski Found Peace Monday, January 8, 2018 at the age of 72 years. Loving husband of Marita (nee Schneider) for 46 years. Proud father of Sarah (Corbett) Toomsen. Cherished grandpa of Paige and Miles Toomsen. He will also be remembered and missed by his brother Thomas (Rita) Binkowski, brother-in-law James (Linda) Schneider, sister-in-law Susan (Mark) Wagner,...
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Mary Ann Reinders

October 22, 1940 - January 8, 2018

Mary Ann Reinders (Nee Heckel) Resident of Oconomowoc, formerly of Brookfield, Pewaukee and Tonto Verde, AZ. Born into Eternal Life on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the age of 77 years. She was the beloved and loving wife of the late Gerald Reinders for 50 years. Mary Ann will always be remembered and loved by her children Ann (Don) Wellnitz, Susan (Patrick) Kuehl and Amy ...
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Lisa A. Greskowiak

June 4, 1964 - January 8, 2018

Lisa A. Greskowiak Entered Heavenly Peace January 8, 2018, age 53 years. Dear sister of Laura Miller, Michael Greskowiak and Leslie Moats. Aunt of Jaclyn (Jason) Allar, Jason Miller Sophia and Ella Dekker. Great-aunt of Lucas, Landon and Jackson. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, January 27th at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL PARK, CHAPEL OF...
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Vernon N. Marks

October 11, 1934 - January 6, 2018

Vernon N. Marks Born into Eternal life January 6th, 2018, Age 83. Beloved Husband of the late Barbara, Loving Father of Kathy (James) Hearley, Sherry (Randy) Tiedke, Peggy (Steve) Reynolds, Kim Marks and Kris (Bob) Dzik. Caring Grandfather of Bob (Heidi), Joe, Amy, Mike (Chrissy), Nick (Andrea), Jenny (Craig) and Stephanie. Great Grandfather of Dylan&...
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Elizabeth M. Schlesinger

August 9, 1926 - January 3, 2018

Elizabeth Marie Schlesinger (Nee Engsvick) Bette entered heaven on January 3, 2018 at the age of 91 years. She was the beloved wife of the late George J. Schlesinger. Dear sister of Anne Kaufman. Loving aunt of Karine Fillmore and Ben Bielefeld. Further survived by other relatives and dear friends. Bette worked as a supervisor at Milwaukee Public Library, where she retired after more...
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Donald K. Polzin

September 11, 1933 - January 3, 2018

Donald K. Polzin Beloved husband of the late Carol L. (nee Meyer) Polzin, was called to his eternal home Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 84. Loving father of James (Kristin) Polzin and David Polzin. Grandfather of Alisa, Brandon and Dustin. Preceded in death by his parents Milton Polzin and Gertrude (Natzel) Lade-Polzin. Don was a graduate of Lutheran High, Class of...
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Karl O. Krodinger

January 31, 1937 - January 1, 2018

Karl "Karlie" Krodinger Entered Eternal Life on January 1, 2018, at the age of 80 years. Dear brother of Al, Elsie, Ann, Pauline and George. A private family burial was held at Holy Cross Cemetery
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Dorothy L. Johnston

January 9, 1929 - December 31, 2017

Dorothy L. Johnston (nee Sherpe) December 31, 2017, age 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Norbert Johnston. Loving mother of Kathy (Clyde) Schafer and Tom Johnston. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Heaven gained another Angel on Sunday. My mother peacefully passed away at night after her long battle with dementia and Alzheimer’s. My Mom was a loving, giving&...
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Clayton N. Chipman

March 29, 1926 - December 27, 2017

Clayton N. "Chip" Chipman December 27, 2017 age 91 years. Beloved husband for 65 years to Alice (Nee Hartmann). Loving father of Alana (Jerry) Baier, Dr. Terri (Dave) Chipman-Brown. Grandfather of Amy (Brian) Haas, Jeremy (Afton) Baier, Erin, Kristi and Dru Brown. Great-grandfather of Althea, River, Jameson, Ava, Jaxton and Aria. Further survived by other...
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Patricia Mary O'Shea

February 16, 1921 - December 25, 2017

Patricia Mary O’Shea (Nee Steinhoff) of Milwaukee was called home to God on December 25, 2017 at the age of 96 years after a long, full life. Beloved wife of the late John J. O’Shea. Loving mother of Maureen (Craig) Napierala, the late Kevin (Tina) O’Shea, Ann (Thomas) Driscoll and John (Kelly) O’Shea. Loving grandmother of Meghan (Will) Furlow,...
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William J. Marks, Sr.

May 12, 1936 - December 24, 2017

William (Bill) J. Marks, Sr. Bill passed away peacefully on December 24, 2017 at 81 years of age with his family by his side. He was the loving husband of 55 years to Marlene (Metzke) Marks, beloved father of Dr. William Marks, Jr. and Thomas Marks, and adoring grandfather of Jack Marks and Megan Marks. Bill was an avid classical music listener who especially enjoyed Sousa...
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Allison Alana Lynch

July 31, 1984 - December 23, 2017

Allison Alana Lynch (Leichte) Jesus came and took her home on December 23, 2017, age 33. Loving wife of Ryan Lynch. Cherished daughter of Jim and Dorene Leichtle. Dearly loved sister of Dean (Ali) Leichtle. Loving aunt of Quinn Alana. Daughter-in-law of Bonnie Lynch. Step-mother of Kylie Sonnenburg. Sister-in-law of Rebecca Lynch and Jennifer Lynch. Niece of Ken (Vic) Leichtle, Karen...
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Donald F. Nitschke

December 19, 1939 - December 23, 2017

Donald F. Nitschke December 23, 2017 age 78 years. Beloved husband of Kristal (nee Frey). Dear father of Todd, Teri, Timm (fiancée Jolene Jacobson) Nitschke. Grandpa of Steven and Madelene. Brother of Jackie Schmitt and Bill (Marian) Nasgovitz. Also survived by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday,...
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Violet L. Joy

February 12, 1927 - December 23, 2017

Violet "Vi" Joy (Nee Witt) Passed peacefully to the next world on December 23rd at age 90. Preceded in death by husband Harold, parents, and four siblings. Loving mother of Geoffrey (Landy), Steven (Linda), and David Joy. Like a mother to Greg Nahmens (Yoshie). Further survived by grandchildren Heidi (Mike) David, Holly (Charles) Lee, and Thomas (Elizabeth) Joy, seven...
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Charles Schrader

July 12, 1929 - December 21, 2017

Charles “Don” Schrader December 21, 2017. Age 88 years. Beloved husband of Betty (nee Trapp). Twin brother of Lawrence Darrell (Nancy) Schrader. Uncle of Jeff (Lesya) Schrader. Special cousin of Harvey (Kay) Schaefer. He will be missed by other relatives and friends. Services will be held on Friday, December 29 at 10:00 AM at Luther Manor, 4545 N. 92nd Street,...
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Mark R. Rohde

May 30, 1949 - December 20, 2017

Mark R. Rohde Born May 30, 1949, entered eternal life on December 20, 2017. Dear father of Beth Rohde, Mike (Kiki) Rohde, and Emily Rohde. Grandpa of Lola. Brother of Ann (the late Howard) Seemann and Matt (Chris) Rohde. Preceded in death by his parents Boyd and Marie Rohde. Born in Horicon, Wisconsin, Mark excelled as a baseball, football and...
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Barbara L. Hulett Loesl

January 18, 1924 - December 19, 2017

Barbara L. Hulett Loesl (Nee Jackson) December 19, 2017, age 93. Beloved wife of Joseph Loesl and the late Lynn Hulett. Stepmother of Jeff (Candy) Loesl, Karen (Louis) Heger, Debra (Tom) Tearney, LeAnn (Ed Iams) Hazeltine and Gary (Tracy) Loesl. Also survived by grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Visitation at Harder Funeral Home on...
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Pamela Sweet

October 3, 1949 - December 18, 2017

Pamela Sweet Age 68, of Wauwatosa, died at 2:17 AM, Monday, December 18, 2017 at Froedtert Hospital. She was born October 3,1949 in Detroit. Pam will be greatly missed by her husband of 42 years, Terry, her daughter, Shannon, her sons, James and Timothy, along with her grandchildren and many friends. A Celebration of Life service will be held....
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Richard H. Scott, Sr.

July 1, 1928 - December 16, 2017

Richard H. Scott Sr. December 16, 2017, age 89 years. Dear husband of Audrey (nee Wilke). Loving father of Richard H. Jr., Michael (Margaret), Jeffrey (Sandra), Mark (Chris) Scott and Christine (Judd) Genda. Further survived by 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Private family services were held. Interment Wisconsin Memorial Park.
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Maria J. Bondi

April 28, 1941 - December 16, 2017

Maria Julia Bondi (Nee Focati) Age 76 years. Born into Eternal Life Saturday, December 16, 2017, joining her parents Renato and Ines Focati. Loving and devoted wife of 53 years to Sergio. Caring mother of Jeffrey (Dana) and Amy (Lenny) Galasso. Proud Nonna of Jason Bondi; and Nicholas, Catherine (Cate), and Elizabeth Galasso. She is also preceded and remembered by many...
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Arline W. Heine

January 31, 1926 - December 15, 2017

Arline W. Heine (Nee Zimmerman) Friday, December 15, 2017, age 91. Preceded in death by her husband Farold Heine and daughter Lori Johnson. Loving grandmother of Gina (Mike Yamat) Johnson and Danielle (Brandon) Kohn. Great grandmother of Roman, Delaney, Nina and Addison. Son-in-law Steve (TerryLynn) Johnson. Longtime friend and companion of John Maas. Arline will be...
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June L. Ensslin

January 6, 1923 - December 15, 2017

June L. Ensslin (Nee Wendorf) A long-time Butler resident. Born on January 6, 1923. Entered Eternal Life on December 15, 2017, at the age of 94 years. Preceded in death by her loving husband Walter in 1961. Mother of Richard (Kathryn) Ensslin and Donna (Kevin) Knight. Grandmother of Jeffrey (Amy Meyer) Ensslin, Jill (Jeffrey) Bailey, Julie (fiance Dan Demler) Ensslin,...
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Daniel R. Poppert, Sr.

July 17, 1942 - December 14, 2017

Daniel R. Poppert, Sr. December 14, 2017, age 75 years. Beloved husband of Sue (nee Quella). Loving father of Anne (Jeff) Siegman and Daniel Poppert, Jr. Grandfather of Nate, Bella, Jackson, Theo and Augie. Brother of Michael (Gail) Poppert and Patricia (Ronnie) Kasprzak. Brother-in-law of Lynn (Dennis) Fredrickson. Preceded in death by his grandson Benny. Further...
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Martha E. Schumacher

October 3, 1919 - December 14, 2017

Martha E. Schumacher (nee Schiller) December 14, 2017, age 98. Beloved wife of the late Ernest. Dear mother of Forrest (Barbara) and Garrett (Toni) Schumacher. Grandmother of five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Sister of Gerald Schiller. Further loved by other relatives and friends. Visitation Wednesday, December 20th at the HARDER...
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Doris H. Doege

January 2, 1927 - December 12, 2017

Doris H. Doege (Nee Schuster) December 12, 2017, age 90. Beloved wife of the late Donald R. Loving mother of Diane (Drew) Sebion and Donna (Gregory) Jensen. Proud grandma of Erika (fiance Ryan Hansen) and Grady (fiancee Erin Kiefat). Dear sister of Mabel (the late Joe) Flanagan and Agnes (Robert) Thurow. Sister-in-law of Marion (the late Jerry) Draeger. Beloved aunt of her nieces and...
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Pietro Busalacchi

August 13, 1981 - December 12, 2017

Pietro “Peter" Busalacchi Of Madison, Entered Eternal Life on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the age of 36. Loving son of Rosario Busalacchi and Carol Parisi. Cherished father of Malia Emma Rae Daveler. Beloved brother of Joseph (Sarah) Busalacchi. Dear nephew of Maria and Leonard Machi, Barbara, Susan and John Parisi and Steven Matula. Special uncle to Nicholas and...
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Shirley A. Schaefer

July 14, 1934 - December 10, 2017

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not be in want.” Psalm 23:1 Shirley A. Schaefer (nee Vanselow) was taken home to Heaven, December 10, 2017, at the age of 83. She was the loving mother of Carol (Rick) Immel and Patricia (Rev. James) Bare and caring Grandmother of - Bradley (Krislyn) Coons, Aaron (Jennifer) Coons, Gregory Coons, Joshua Coons,...
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Jun Luo M.D., Ph.D.

December 18, 1963 - December 7, 2017

Jun Luo, Ph.D., M.D. Of Menomonee Falls, WI, 54, on December 7, 2017, at around 10am, passed away at the Froedtert hospital in Milwaukee. Dr. Luo was born in Hunan Province of China in 1963. He worked as a family care physician affiliated under the Procare Medical Group in 2011 in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Luo treated all of his patients equally, with respect and...
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Pete Kotsakis

April 21, 1927 - December 6, 2017

Pete Kotsakis December 6, 2017 age 90 years. Beloved father of Dimitri (Eleni) Kotsakis, Chrysoula (the late Anthony) Kotsakis-Wood and Debbie Motley. Also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Visitation Monday, December 11 at PINELAWN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY CHAPEL (corner of Capitol Dr. and HWY 100) from 11:00 AM until time of service at 12:00 PM.
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Angelo P. D'Alessio

April 16, 1927 - December 6, 2017

Angelo P. D'Alessio Beloved husband of the late Gina L. (nee Schadt). Dear father of Mark (Michele) D’Alessio, Lauri (Pat) Retzer, Paul (Lynn) D’Alessio and Sheri (Steve) Pellechia. Grandpa of Nicole (Dustin), Tony (Heather), Lisa (Trevor), John, Danielle (Drew), Michelle (Garrett), Paul, Brandon, Gino, Michael, Nick and Joe. Great...
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Tamara DePue

April 16, 1973 - December 5, 2017

Tamara “Backpack” DePue On December 5th, 2017, at the age of 44 years, a one-of-a-kind young woman passed away. Because of this, the world will have less color. She will be sorely missed by her immediate family, motorcycle family, and many friends. Tamara “Backpack” DePue lived life entirely on her own terms and did not let the challenges of ill...
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Robert F. Maas

April 17, 1926 - December 2, 2017

Robert F. Maas Went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 2, 2017, age 91 years. Beloved husband of 31 years to Ann (Nee Brandis). Loving father of Karen (Jon), Don (Doreen), Tod (Connie), Jeff (Grace), Julie (Bob) and Joel. Loving grandpa of Aimee, Rachael (Devin), Seth (Samantha), Amber (Brandon), Kimmee (Adam), Robbie,...
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Sandra K. Giesenschlag

April 4, 1955 - December 1, 2017

Sandra K. Giesenschlag Went home with her Lord and Savior December 1, 2017, age 62. Dear sister of Bryan (Ellen) Giesenschlag. Aunt of Amy (David) Berger and Laura (Gary) Williams. Great-aunt of Jordan, Ryan, Alyssa, Amber, Emma and Kyle. Daughter of the late Charles and the late Bernice Giesenschlag. Also survived by cousins, other relatives and friends. ...
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LeRoy H. Lockman

January 18, 1935 - December 1, 2017

LeRoy H. Lockman December 1, 2017, age 82. Survived by his loving daughters Rita (Doug) Suelflow and Paula (Dave) Hoemberg; grandchildren Nathan (Emily) Suelflow, Nicole (Dave) Burow, Justin (Brittney) Suelflow, Dylan (Gabrielle Serrano), and Alexandra Hoemberg and five great grandchildren; Summer, Taelyn, Freya, Kendall and Brayden. Also survived by fianc...
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David A. VanderVeen

February 18, 1947 - November 30, 2017

David A. VanderVeen November 30, 2017 age 70 years old. Beloved husband of Sharon L. (Nee Brown). Dear father of Adam (Pamela) VanderVeen, Alex VanderVeen and Celeste Plautz. Grandpa of Remington. Brother of Rita Davis and the late Scott (Carol) Davis and Dalene (David) Letsch. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation Tuesday, December 5 at the HARDER FUNERAL HOME...
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Daniel J. Petersen

August 14, 1940 - November 29, 2017

Daniel J. Petersen "Prez" Passed away at home with his children by his side on November 29, 2017, age 77 years. Dear father of David, Karen (Brian) and Kristine (Drew). Loving grandfather of Leisha, Milo, Reese, and Zach. Brother of five sisters and two brothers. Further survived by nieces, nephews and other very special friends that shared in Dan's life - you know...
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Patrick T. Coakley

August 9, 1955 - November 28, 2017

Patrick “Pat” Coakley Age 62. Of West Allis, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Beloved dad of Iris Andrew. Grandfather to Joey and Lilly. Brother of Charles (Susan), Kathleen, Michael (Joanne), Colleen (Michael) Mancheski, Karen, Beverly (T.J.) Giannattasio and Brian (Brandy). Son of the late Charles and Beverly Coakley. Also survived by...
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Joseph A. Vitucci

March 25, 1929 - November 26, 2017

Joseph A. Vitucci Captain MFD Found Eternal Peace on Sunday, November 26, 2017 reuniting with his beloved wife Patricia (nee Crane) at the age of 88. Proud father of Kathryn (Leonard) Woida, Barbara (Larry) Wade, Joseph II, James (Therese), Ann Marie (Robert) Schumacher and Patrice (Patrick) Kessenich. Dear grandfather of Jacob, Jenna, Amanda, James, Adam&...
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Margareta Joyce Cavey

March 12, 1927 - November 25, 2017

M. Joyce Cavey (Nee Brown) Went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 25, 2017 at age 90. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Arthur Cavey. Loving mother of James (Sue) Cavey, Margareta (Chip) Bernhard, John (Lee) Cavey. Loved by six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Joyce was born in Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada. She served as a missionary with the&...
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Herbert C. Ewert

March 12, 1926 - November 24, 2017

Herbert C. Ewert Age 91, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017. Best friend and loving husband of the late Ann L. Ewert. Son of the late Bessie and Herb, Sr. Loving father of, Tom (Debra), Lori (Mark Loeffel) Sprecher, Bill (Janet), Steve (Megan) and Dad to Mike Hassett, Jim Hassett and the late Chris (Dr. Tim) Franson. Proud grandpa of Jenny, Jeff,...
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Daniel T. Zarske

August 8, 1959 - November 24, 2017

Daniel Thomas Zarske “Dan” Age 58, passed away on November 24, 2017 at his home with his beloved family at his side after a very strong battle against cancer. Dan is survived by his wife Veda, his daughter Samantha, and his sons Kenny and Kevin. He is further survived by his father, John ‘Don’ Zarske (the most supportive and smartest man he knew) ...
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Ralph G. Slowik

November 21, 1927 - November 23, 2017

Ralph G. Slowik Born to Eternal Life November 23rd, 2017, age 90 years. Beloved husband over, 56 years, to the late Ruth (nee Kuchenbecker). Dear father of Gregg and Terry Slowik and Jill (Richard) Lawonn. Grandfather of Justin and the late Ryan Slowik, Danielle (John) Kufahl and Matthew Lawonn. Great-grandfather of Kaelynn, Keiran and Kamden. Brother of Ray (Charmaine)...
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William J. Geiger

October 22, 1936 - November 23, 2017

William J. Geiger "Bill" Passed away peacefully on November 23, 2017, age 81. Beloved husband of Nancy. Loving dad of John (Susi), Kathy, Susan (Edward) Schuhmann and Christine. Grandpa of Jennifer (Nathan) McKiver, Angela Malone, William (Nicole) Boldt, Joe (Caitlin), the late Jason Malone, Melissa Malone, Jesse Galarza, Zach Baade, Nancy Galarza....
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Michael R. Miller

April 10, 1951 - November 23, 2017

Michael R. Miller Of Wauwatosa, passed peacefully on November 23, 2017, at the age of 66, after a long illness of 25 years. Born April 10, 1951. Loving husband of Christine for 43 years. Brother of Susan (Terry) Wussow. Uncle of Shannon (Chuck) Larson and Stephanie (Dave) Wagner. Great uncle to Dylan, Grace and Oliver. Brother-in-law to Rick and Heidi Hecht and Rosi Hoak....
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Carlene J. McMonagle

May 24, 1936 - November 22, 2017

Carlene J. McMonagle November 22, 2017 age 81 years. Survived by her long-time companion John Barger. Loving mother of Jessica (Stephen) Geiss and Jordan (Suzanne) McMonagle. Grandmother of Patrick, Claire and Jackson McMonagle. Sister of Rosalie Easton, Cheryl Hansen and Walter Jordan. Further survived by her friend and father of her children Kenneth McMonagle, nieces,...
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Grace J. Jennaro

July 29, 1931 - November 21, 2017

Grace J. Jennaro Entered Eternal Life on November 21, 2017. Beloved sister of Ann Jennaro Zingale. Also survived by cherished nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by her beloved parents Anton and Mary C. Jennaro, her siblings Rose, Marie, Myron, Tony and Miriam. Private family services were held at Old St. Mary’s Parish with entombment at Holy Cross...
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Barbara J. Martin

October 29, 1949 - November 20, 2017

Barbara J Martin (Née Slattery) 68 years old, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 of natural causes. Barbara was born 10/29/49 in Milwaukee WI to loving parents John and Jeanne Slattery. A bright and playful child, Barb loved playing with her dog at her Milwaukee home and spending long summer days with family in Door County. A graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran High...
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Johanna C. Holtermann

June 13, 1928 - November 19, 2017

Johanna Holtermann “Hanna” was a true blessing to all she encountered. Her diminutive stature was a paradox to her titanic heart; often making others laugh with her direct “spirited” nature. Fleeing from Eastern Germany in WWII with her family to Elmshorn and then to the USA in 1950, her strong German work ethic kept her striving for a better life, ultimately...
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Robert D. Kutcher

August 10, 1924 - November 19, 2017

Robert D. Kutcher Born to Eternal Life November 19, 2017, age 93. Reunited with his loving wife Delores “Dee”. Dear dad of Kathleen (Robert) Sovik, Thomas (Jenny) Kutcher, David (Ann) Kutcher, Janice (Dale) Siebert, Pam Kutcher and John (Andrea) Kutcher. Survived by many cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren. Further survived by nieces, other...
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Beatrice L. Ceraso

December 11, 1929 - November 18, 2017

Beatrice “Bea” Ceraso Entered Eternal Life unexpectedly on Saturday, November 18, 2017, reuniting with her loving husband Salvatore “Sam” and beloved sons Vincent and Stanley, at the age of 87. Loving and devoted mother of Rose Anne Fritchie, Mary Anne Ceraso-Alioto (John) and Elizabeth Anne Ceraso. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren, 3...
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Michael T. Knick

November 3, 1947 - November 17, 2017

Michael T. Knick Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017 after losing a brave battle against cancer. Beloved husband of 43 years to Bette (nee Pulver) and loving father of Katy (Andy) Pavlik. Proud Papa of Ben Pavlik. And his faithful companion, Miller. He is survived by three brothers, William (Jana) Knick of Milton, Sean (Nici Hemy) Knick of Madison, and...
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William E. Fischer

February 14, 1926 - November 15, 2017

Rev. William E. Fischer Of Oshkosh, WI (formerly of Waukesha, WI), died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the age of 91 years. He was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on February 14, 1926 to the late William G. Fischer and Flora (nee Nix) Fischer. He married Elsa Bangert in Sheboygan, WI on January 21, 1951 and she preceded him in death in 1995. William was a...
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Dolores H. Hagner

August 11, 1928 - November 15, 2017

Dolores H. Hagner (Nee Baum) November 15, 2017, age 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Leroy Hagner. Dear step-mother of Donna (Dan) Boschelli, Diane (John) Gibson and Debbe Hagner. Proud grandmother of Michael, Nicholas, Cheryl, D.J., Carl, Jerry and the late Connie; her great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Loving aunt of Jon, Nancy, Keith...
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Dona J. Zenski

December 3, 1934 - November 14, 2017

Dona J. Zenski (nee Crist) November 14, 2017, age 83years. Beloved wife for 55 years to Raymond R. Zenski. Dear mother of James Raymond (Cindy) Zenski. Grandma of Dayna Cooper and Theodore Behrendt. Great-grandma of Aleah, Aaron, Alexis, Richard and Carmello. Sister of Louie (Linda) Knopps. Dear friend of Sue “Mona” Kaminski. Also survived by other relatives and...
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Thomas S. Horne, Sr.

September 14, 1928 - November 13, 2017

Thomas S. Horne Sr. November 13, 2017 age 89 years. Beloved husband of 64 years to Lois A. (Nee Waidelich). Dear father of Thomas S. (Sandra) Horne Jr, Laurie A. Horne and the late David Horne. Grandpa of April (Brad) Chassee, Andrew (Courtney) Horne, Katie (Cory) Molchan, Thomas Schmidt and Mariah (Jason) Malmstadt. Great grandpa of Drew, Colton, Madison, Quinn...
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Mariano Crivello

February 22, 1937 - November 9, 2017

Mariano Crivello November 9, 2017. Age 80 years. Beloved husband of Ida (nee Sanfelippo). Loving father of Matthew (Kerry), Phyllis (Mike), Rosemarie (Mark), Joanne (Mark). Grandfather of 22 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Brother of Benny (Rita), Nina (Richard), Margherita (Gerald) and Salvatore (Kathy). Further survived by other relatives and friends. ...
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Donald F. Fillinger

August 18, 1932 - November 7, 2017

Donald F. Fillinger Born to Eternal Life November 7, 2017, age 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne (nee Guay). Dearest father of Jeffrey (Mary), Guy, Robert (Elena) and Peter (Anne). Beloved grandfather of Heidi (Brian) Vassak, Daniel (Christine) Fillinger, Jeffrey (Mallory) Poe, Jamie (Joseph) Blank, Emily and Julia Fillinger. Adoring great-grandfather...
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William Anthony Regan

September 13, 1948 - November 7, 2017

William A. Regan "Bill" November 7, 2017 age 69 years. Beloved husband of Katie (Nee Opela). Loving father of Tim (Christy), Pat (Sara), and Kari (Jess) Clementi. Grandfather of Madelyn, Bennett, Beau, Brody, Blake, Bella and Everly. Further survived by other relatives and friends. A celebration of Bill's life will take place on Monday, November 13 at ST AGNES...
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Thomas F. Wood

July 9, 1945 - November 5, 2017

Thomas F. "Woody" Wood Passed away on November 5, 2017 at the age of 72. Dearest father of Ronald and Rob (Lisa) Wood. Cherished “Poppy” of Abby, Jordy, Ryan, Jessica and Justin Wood. Also survived by his former wife Eileen “Pepper” (nee Palmisano). Dear brother of Patricia (Thomas) Maio and Judith Wood. Further survived by nieces, nephews and good...
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Dolores A. Barber

February 19, 1928 - November 5, 2017

Dolores A. Barber Dolores, Dodo, Do, Dode, Sam, Chib, Mrs. Barber, Gramma, Grammie, Friend, Aunt, Cousin and Mom - this is the celebration of a full life, well-lived. Today we remember her excitement over watching Wisconsin and grandkids’ sports, her betting (and winning) on Bridge and Gin, the scent of her Clinique Happy perfume,...
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Edna Carol Blaski

April 22, 1930 - November 5, 2017

Edna C. Blaski (Nee Kannemann) November 5, 2017, age 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Edward M. Blaski. Loving mother of Linda (Mark) Cieslinski. Dear grandmother of Tina Marie (Bahman) Amin. Great grandmother of Ariya and Micah Amin. Sister of Doris Domiter and David (Karen) Kannemann. A celebration of Edna's life will take place on Saturday, November 11 at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL...
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Esther A. Jackson

October 23, 1940 - November 4, 2017

Esther A. Jackson (Nee Marnholtz) Age 77; of Jackson, WI. On Saturday, November 4, 2017 Esther entered Eternal Life. She was reunited with her husband Larry, son Norman, daughter Tammy and nine siblings. Beloved mother-in-law of Mark Swessel. Loving grandma of Penny (Stephan) Tupper, Nikita (Jeremy) Huettner and Andrew Swessel (fiancée Kaija Long). Adoring great...
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Edward F. Ramthun

October 26, 1932 - November 3, 2017

Edward F. Ramthun November 3, 2017, age 85. Beloved husband of Eleonora E. (nee Wempen). Dear father of Elaine (Larry) Henckel Waldhart, Edward J. (Cathy) Ramthun, Ellen (Shawn) Faessler, Edwin Ramthun and Erwin Ramthun. Grandfather of Peter Henckel, Anna Henckel, Joshua Faessler, Rachel Faessler, Matthew Ramthun, Jenna Ramthun, Benjamin Faessler,...
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Barbara Tyler

September 17, 1945 - November 2, 2017

Barbara “Barb” Tyler Entered into Eternal Life on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at the age of 72 years. Dearest sister of Jim (Elizabeth) Tyler and Michael (Lyn) Tyler. Cherished Aunt of Sue (Tim) Kelley, Scott (Laurie) Gross, Walter (Dina) Eccles, Katie Eccles, Kevin (Tracy) Eccles, Margaret Tyler, Michael Tyler Sheri (Paul) Steiner, Tony Tyler,...
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Thomas J. Aliota

June 30, 1924 - November 1, 2017

Thomas J. Aliota Went to the Lord on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 reuniting with his beloved wife Irene, of 68 years at the age of 93. Devoted, supportive and loving father of Sandy (Philip) Anderson, John (Irene), Thomas (Kathleen), Steven and Robert (Susan) Aliota. Proud and loving grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Also survived by many...
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Glenn W. Marten

December 3, 1940 - October 31, 2017

Glenn Wilbert Marten Age 76, of Baraboo WI, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 following a brief illness. Glenn was born December 3, 1940 in Chicago to parents Wilbert and Eleanore (nee Bohl). He graduated from Milwaukee Lutheran High School in 1958. He went on to serve in the United States Army. He graduated from Spencerian College with a degree in business. Glenn...
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Edward John Schlifske

June 12, 1926 - October 29, 2017

Edward J. Schlifske October 29, 2017. Age 91. Beloved husband of the late Nancy B. (nee Best). Dear father of John E. (Kim) and Jill E. Schlifske. Grandfather of Daniel, Mark, John Jr., Michael, Maureen and MaryGrace. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, November 4 at MT. OLIVE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 5327 W. Washington Blvd., from 9:00 AM...
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James M. Kolander

August 28, 1946 - October 29, 2017

James M. Kolander Found Peace October 29, 2017, at the age of 71 years. Dear father of Dan and Timothy Kolander. Proud grandpa “Papa Dude” of Robert James “R.J.” and Erinn Kolander. Dear brother of Alex and Bill Kolander. Further loved by other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, November 4th at the Harder Funeral Home from 10:00 am until time of...
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Michael F. Flaherty

March 12, 1929 - October 28, 2017

Michael Francis Flaherty Entered Eternal Life on October 28, 2017, at age 88. Beloved husband of the late Nancy (nee Hanrahan). Dear and loving father of Michael (Karen) Flaherty, James Flaherty S.J., Cathleen (Brian) McAleavey, Mary Pat Flaherty, William Flaherty and Daniel (Rebecca) Flaherty. Proud grandfather of Megan (fiancé Dorje), Michael (Marisa),...
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John Kelly

June 10, 1926 - October 28, 2017

John “Jack” Kelly Passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 28th, at the age of 91. Survived by his loving wife, Rita and daughter Mary Beth (Cory) Davis. Proud grandfather to Dylan. Preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Estell Kelly and brother, Donald. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Jack attended St. Robert’s School, Shorewood and...
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Edward L. Vander Grinten

September 28, 1943 - October 27, 2017

Edward L. Vander Grinten Passed away peacefully October 27, 2017, age 74. Edward was born September 28, 1943 the son of the late Leonard and Veronica (Hardina) Vander Grinten. Brother of David, Peter (Mary Jo), the late Leonard (Barbara) Vander Grinten, and the late Anne (the late Lester) Liederbach. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends...
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Joan C. Kuzniar

March 22, 1938 - October 26, 2017

Joan C. Kuzniar, beloved wife to Ray, awesome mom to Russ and Melanie, Lee and Tom, and Steve, and loving grandma to Jack and Nicole and Jake and Jess, was all about family. We had great times as a family, no matter what life threw at us. Joan was an accomplished artist, a talent she passed on to her grandkids (true talent seems to skip a generation!). Joan had...
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Eleanor M. Berg

April 16, 1921 - October 26, 2017

Eleanor Margaret Berg Eleanor Margaret Berg was born on April 16, 1921 in Sodus, Michigan, the daughter of Louis and Alvina Martin (nee Hauch). Eleanor was made a child of God through the waters of Holy Baptism at St Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Benton Harbor, Michigan. She was confirmed in the faith at St. Matthew’s on April 7, 1935. On October 6,...
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Gerald P. Lucas

November 21, 1939 - October 25, 2017

Gerald P. "Jerry" Lucas Jerry, age 77 of Wauwatosa passed away on October 25, 2017 at Froedtert Hospital. Jerry is the beloved Husband of Linda and dear Dad of Donald. Further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Jerry, a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy was the former owner of Exact Finishing. He will be missed very deeply by his family. A committal...
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Roy Fox

March 7, 1927 - October 24, 2017

Roy “Kenneth” Fox Entered Eternal Life on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 reuniting with his beloved wife Mary (nee Sturnot), at the age of 90. Dear brother of Jacob “Jack” (Lois) and James (Nancy) Fox. Also survived by his devoted and loving niece Susan Nowak, many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, life long friends and the caring...
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Paul A. Manthey

October 21, 2017

Rev. Paul A. Manthey Called home to the Lord on October 21, 2017, age 87. Beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (nee Knothe) for 57 years. Loving dad of Sharon K. (Jeffrey) Jannicke, Mark A. (Yvonne) Manthey and David Manthey. Devoted papa of Kristen (Daniel) Rivera, Luke Jannicke and Amber Jannicke. Great grandfather of Briella and Sophia Rivera. Brother of Ruth (the late Richard)...
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Juneitta Matter

June 15, 1926 - October 21, 2017

Juneitta A. Matter “Nita” (Nee Humann) Age 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by family members on Friday, October 21, 2017. She was born in Milwaukee WI, one of four children to Edwin and Lillian Humann. Nita was a founding member and past president of the Brookfield Women’s Club. She was also a devoted member of Capitol Drive Lutheran Church where she...
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Cory M. Payne

March 27, 1978 - October 17, 2017

Cory Michael Payne Age 39 of Pewaukee, WI, born and raised in Chicago and Western Springs, IL, died at home suddenly on October 17, 2017. He was the adored husband of Joanna (nee Klement), devoted father of Lincoln John, age 4, the loving son of Therese A. and Donald J. Liebentritt of Western Springs, and Daniel Payne (father), beloved brother of Erin...
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Michael J. Wilson

June 17, 1962 - October 17, 2017

Michael J. Wilson Born to Eternal Life October 17, 2017, age 55 years. Loving husband of the late Tracy (nee Hoffman). Beloved father of Justin (Carrie), Jared (Carmen) and Janelle (Jason Patrick) Wilson. Proud Bampa of Brianna, Makayla, Dominick, Jazmine and Brayden. Loving son Joseph and Gloria Wilson. Son-in-law of Terrence and Joan Hoffman. Brother of Ronald (Jackie)&...
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Lorrie A. Torre

May 22, 1935 - October 15, 2017

Lorrie A. Torre (Nee Sprader) Entered Eternal Life on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at the age of 82 years. Beautiful loving mom of Carla (Terry) Schultz and Debbie (Lance) Roark. Proud Nana of Rick (Shannon) Roark and Brian (Missy) Roark. Great Nana of Ricky Roark. Dear sister of Barb (Loren) Bussewitz and Rose (Jerry) Brandemuehl. Wife of the late Carl Torre. She will also be remembered...
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