Obituaries
Obituaries


Leila Ruth Crandall
Mrs. Sarah Kramer
Hilda Lukas
Mrs. Joseph Novak
Orville H. Schroeder
Mrs. Joseph Tomany
Mrs. Barney Coe
Frank Beran
Mrs. Charles L. Robinson


Leila Ruth Crandall:
Leila Ruth Crandall, of North Avenue, Antigo, died April 1, 2002, at Froedert Memorial Hospital in Milwaukee. She was 89 years old.
She was born on August 18, 1912, in Deerbrook, {Ormsby}, a daughter of the late Jerry and Ella {Harder} Tenney.
On March 9, 1931, she married Forrest Crandall in Deerbrook. He preceded her in death on May 15, 1976.
Mrs. Crandall graduated from Antigo High School in 1931. Following marriage, she lived in Elcho. After moving to Milwaukee during World War II, she returned to the Antigo in 1947. She was employed by Hugh Brittenham Farms and Duffy's Chicken & Ribs, and as a home health care-giver.
Mrs. Crandall was a member of the Antigo Bible Church.
Survivors include three daughters, five sons, 35 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, two sisters, and a brother.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Crandall was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherrill Medo, an infant son, Robert, four sisters, Winnifred Martin, Gertrude {Widder} Spiers, Clara Kleinberg and June Tenney and an infant brother, Ernest. Funeral services were held on Friday at the Bradley Funeral Home. Rev. James Reed officated. Burial was in the Star Neva Cemetery.

Mrs. Sarah Kramer:
Another of Langlade County's pioneers is dead. Mrs. Sarah Kramer, nee Peters, who was born in December 1843, died April 18, 1925, at the age of 81 years and 5 months. She came to Langlade county in 1898 and had resided here ever since. Her Husband, William. To who she was married, June 18, 1861, at Johnstown, Ohio, preceded her in death twenty-five years ago.
She leaves to mourn her loss six children. Monroe Kramer, of Plover, WI., John and Charles, of Antigo, William of Rhinelander; Mrs. S. Webster, of Gleason, and Mrs. J. C. Bailey of Bryant. One daughter, Mrs. D. Tite, preceded her in death. She is also survived by twenty-five grandchildren and forty great grandchildren, besides those of friends. She was every a kind and loving mother, a devout Christian and a kind Neighbor.
Interment took place Tuesday afternoon, April 21, at the Bent Cemetery near Bryant. Preceding the burial, funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Carl Nagel at the home of Mrs. J. C. Bailey, a daughter of the deceased.

Hilda Lukas:
Hilda Lukas, Antigo, died Wednesday, November 14, 2001, at Evergreen Terrace, Antigo. She was 97 years old.
She was born on June 15, 1904, in the town of Neva, a daughter of the late Bohumil and Marie (Stenl) Lukas.
Miss Lukas graduated from Antigo High School in 1920 and attended the Langlade County Normal School. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1932.
She taught in rural Wisconsin schools and served in several branches of the Chicago Public Library for 30 years.
Miss Lukas was a member of the Antigo Garden Club, Friends of the Antigo Public Library, Friends of Mosquito Hill, Inc., the Langlade County Historical Society, the Garden Club of Wisconsin, the National Retired Educators Association, and the Municipal Employees Society of Chicago.
She was also a member of Faith United Church of Christ, Antigo, and its Women's Fellowship Guild.
Survivors include two sisters, and a brother in Antigo.
In addition to her parents, Miss Lukas was preceded in death by two sisters, Clara Dorn and Lydia Crockett, and two brothers, Theodore and Eugene.
Funeral services were held at Faith United Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Bohemian National Cemetery, town of Neva.
The Strasser-Roller Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Joseph Novak:
Mrs. Joseph F. Novak died at her home in Neva, yesterday morning at 10:45. Tuesday, April 21, 1925.
Burial will take place Saturday morning at Neva, the Rev. William Koutnik officiating.
Mrs. Novak was born September 15, 1850 in Austria.
She is survived by her husband and five daughters, Mrs. Joseph Pecka of Neva; Mrs. Anna Strouf, and Mrs. John Rady, of Montana; Mrs. Emil Potuchek, of Kellnersville, and Mrs. Albert Wilheim, of Aniwa.

Orville H. Schroeder:
Orville H. Schroeder, Antigo, died Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at Langlade Memorial Hospital. He was 81 years old.
He was born on September 15, 1920, in Antigo.
Mr. Schroeder was married and his wife survives.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he retired from a career as a carpenter and owner-operator of Schroeder Construction.
He enjoyed gardening, remodeling and spending time with his family and outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, two daughters, four sons, 15 grandchildren, five great-grandsons, a brother, three sisters and l sister-in-law.
Funeral services were held at the Zwaska Funeral Home, Brown Deer, WI.
A private burial was held following in Pinelawn Memorial Park.

Mrs. Joseph Tomany
Mrs. Joseph Tomany died very suddenly of hear failure at her home on Tenth Avenue. She was born in Bohemia in 1833 and came to America in 1875. After living for three years in Pennsylvania, she came to this city, where she had made her home for the past forty-two years.
She is survived by a husband, a daughter, Miss Mary Tomany, of this city, and six sones, Joseph, Adolph and Edward of this city, Fred of Oregon, William of Sioux City, Iowa and Otto of Washington. She also leaves a large number of friends to mourn her loss.

Mrs. Barney Coe
Mrs. Barney Coe passed away at her home on 1414 Minoia. Mrs. Coe, nee Edith Adams, was born in Antigo on March 18, 1898.
She was 23 years of age at the time of her death.
She had spent most of her life in this city. She graduated from the eight-grade in the public schools. Mrs. Coe had a very pleasing disposition and was well liked by all who knew her.
In 1917 she was married to Barnery Coe of Shiocton, three children being born to this union. Two sons and one daughter. She is also survived by her parents, two sisters, and three brothers, also other relatives all of this city.
Funeral services will be held at the home. Father Saile officiating. Interment will be made in the Catholic cemetery.

Frank Beran
Frank Beran, 66 years, of the Town of Harrison. He had come here from Minnesota a year ago, and has lived on a farm in the Town of Harrison since that time.
He is survived by his widow and two children. A son and a daughter of the Town of Harrison.
Funeral services were held at the St. Mary’s church with the Rev. Father Vorlichek officiating.

Mrs. Charles L. Robinson
Mrs. Charles L. Robinson, dies in 1926. One of the pioneer residents of this city, but who for the past two years had been living at Cicero, Ill., died late yesterday afternoon. Her family was with her when she died.
Mrs. Robinson was 66 years of age. Previous to coming to Antigo the family resided in Winnebago county. The moved to Antigo about 30 years ago and resided here until two years ago when they moved to Cicero, Ill., where they have since made their home. Besides her husband she was survived by four daughters and a son. The funeral will be held and the remains interred in the cemetery at that place.