Wisconsin Obituary




ALLOUEZ - Raymond J. Baugnet, 74, passed away peace- fully Friday.,-Feb. 18, 2000, with his family by his side. Ray was bom Aug. -26, 1925, in Green Bay, to thd late John and Julia (Beaurain) Baugnet. Ray, served in the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard from 1943 until his dis- charge in 1952. He served during WWII and the Korean Conflict. Ray received the purple heart in
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He was . a cubmaster and coached f(j6tball at St. Philip's school. Ray also'coached Preble little league baseball and volun- teered his time and talents at St. Vincent ; De Patil. Ray was employed by Procter and Gamble retiring.after 35 years of service. He was a member of the P.L.A,V. Post #186 and St.
Willebrord's Parish.
Ray is survived by his wife Lorraine (Charlieski) Eaugnet and their children; Jim and Sue Baugnet, Suamico, and their children, Lauren and Tom; Greg and Barb Baugnet, Spruce and their children; Jessica, (Kurt) Wolf, Erica, Emilie and Hannah; Brian Baugnet and special friend, Brenda, Crivitz; Angela and Dylan; Perry, and Gerry Baugnet, Stangelville; and Chase Ann; one great-granddaughter, Bailey Wolf; two sisters, Lorraine Forehand and Kathy Shadrie; three brothers, Milt Baugnet, Arnie (Nancy) Baugnet and David Baugnet; two sisters- in-law, Esther Baugnet and lean Baugnet; one brother-in-law, Jim and Bobbi [email protected], special friends, Lu Ann and Laura Day. He was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Donnie and K6n Baugpet; and one sister, Madeline Raeten; father-in-law and mothers-in-law, Harry and
Frances CNmeski.
Mass of Christian burial was held at his church M ., Feb. I with the Rev. kenne DeGroot officiating. burial in the allouez
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KRAKOW - Anthony "Tony" Socha, 36, died unexpectedly Sunday, February 20, 2000. The son of Henry and Bernice the Town of AngeAica most of his life. Tony enjoyed hunting.
Survivors include his wife, I, [email protected]" three'
Tina; one son 11
daughters, Samantha, Justin4 and Michaela, alt at home; his par- enis; two brothers, Joe (Mary Lynn) Socha, De Pere; Tim (Dawn) Socha, Phlox; three sis- ters, Judy (Dennis) przewiecki, Brillion; Jean (Derrick) Rozek, Denmark; Mary (Paul) Herzag, Gillett-, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; his father-in- law and mother-in-law, Carl and Carol Hock, Ponduel; two broth- ers-in-law and four sisters-in- law.
, Friends my call after, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Catholic Church, Gillett. Funeral Mass at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday at: the church with Fr. John, Gqllagber officiating. Mamocha
i Funeral Home, Pulaski, is assisting the family with arrange- ments.
A memorial fund has been established.

GREEN BAY - Sharon Faye May, age 73, of 815 Spense St,, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, at a local hospital, She was bom Feb. 24, 1926, in Green Bay to the late William and Florence (Egan) Christensen.
During, World War 11, Sharon worked as a riveter on U.S. Military airplanes in California. While in California, she met and married Clifford May. He pre- ceded her in death in 1955. Sharon enjoyed the outdoors and birding and was a member of the- Green Bay Bird Club. She also enjoyed going to movies with her good friend Marge Roberts. Sharon was proud of her Irish heritage, and in 1999, she ful- filled her dream of visiting Ireland. She was a member of the YWCA and oft6n,exercised there with her friends.
She is survived by her three children and their spouses, Devra and Douglas Siebert, Green Bay, Denise and Tom Mooren, Howard, Rudolph May,
iGreen Bay; two stepchildren, Thomas Geronimi, Green Bay; Tina Geronimi and her special friend Terry, Nolan, Dyckesville; six grandchildren, Steven and Neysa Seibert, Sara, Nicholas and Emily Mooren; and Dustin May; two sisters, Fem Drews, Oconto Falls, and Lois Sylvester, Santa Maria, Calif.; also nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford; and infant brother and sister; and a brother, Clyde Christensen.
The Blaney Funeral Home assisted the family. The funeral ervices were held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February . 20 at the funeral home with the Rev. Gene Crooks officiating. Burial will be in the Wisconsin Veteran's Cemetery in King.

KESHENA - Duane 0. Gristeau age 60 died at Shawano Medical Center on February 17, 2000. He was bom in Keshena, September ti, 1939 to the late Joseph and Ethel L. Gristeau.
Duane served his country in the Air Force. He was self
i employed, owning and operating Mokie's Tree Service, and was well known as a tree trimmer in
I the surrounding area for many years.
Duane had a favorite hobby; Bingo, Bingo, and more Bingo.
Survivors include his ex-wife Jean : Hesse of Keshena; five daughters' Andrea (Herman) Gristeau of Keshena, Peggy I (Rico) Shojgreen of Camp Lejune, N.C.; Patricia Hesse, Diane (Greg) Hesse, Vicki (Tony) Wilber all of Keshena; four sons Alfred (Michelle) Sr. of Keshena, Joseph of Minnesota, Les of Richmond, Va.; Donavon (Lavon) of Keshena; a brother Richard Dicke and sister Betty Jo Feather both of Keshena; 17 grandchil-
I'dren and one great-grandchild.
Duane's request there will be. no visitation or services. Gruetzmach%f


Dorothy B. (Joslin) Back, 87, former resident of the Town of Sheboygan Falls, passed away on Feb. 12. She is survived by her sister Hazel of West Bend, her nephew LeRoy of New Berlin, and other relatives and friends.

Clemens Bartzen, 70, 3025 N. Ninth St., [email protected]@@Rl-
passed away on Feb. 16. He is survived by his mother, Jeanette Bartzen, a resident at Harinony, his sons, Michael of Sheboygan and Jeffrey of Madison, his daughter Julie of Howards Grove, four grandchildren, his brothers,
Robert and James. Bafthorn Chapels served the family.

Anita A. (Habeck) Baumann, 87, formerly of 315 Center Ave.,AdeU, resident of Brookside Manor, passed away on Feb. 14. She is survived by her daughters,, Barbara and Margaret, both of Sheboygan Falls, her sons,john ofadeu and George of Cascade, II grandchildren, her rs, Albert and NVilbert, both of AdeU, Elmer of Neenah, and Clarence of Brown Deer, her sister Marion of Adefl, and other relatives and friends.'Me Suchon Funeral Home served the family.

Harold W. Bein, 82, of the Town of Lyndon passed away on Feb. 12. He is survived by his daughter Sharon of Plymouth, his son Robert of Plymouth, 10 grandchildren, his sister Lucille of Plymouth, and other relatives and friends.

Anita (Reiter) Boenisch, 79, 1817 -S. 12th St., Sheboygan, passed away on Feb. 13. She is survived by her husband Alvin, her daughter Judy of Sheboygan, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and other rela- tives and friends. The Ramm-Ziegier-Novak-Rettke Funeral Home served the family.

Mary Ann P. (Gebhart) Cullen, 73, N2226 Hwy. 57, New Holstein, passed away on Feb. 17. She is survived by her son Dennis of Kiel, one granddaughtQrttfErothefs, Carl and Donald, both of rural Chilton, [email protected], Delores of Chilton and Rita of New Berlin, and other relatives and friends.;

Gerald A. "Jerry" Decker, 73, of Port Washington passed away on Feb. 9. He is survived by his wife Rita, his sons, Duane of Glenbeulah, Dan Of Port Washington and Jim of Cedarburg, his daughters, Cheri of Houston, Texas, Jane of Phoenix, Ariz., and Linda of Hartland, eight grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.

Chase Allan Gauthier, infant son of Esemarelda Valenciana and Chad Gauthier, passed away on Feb. 15. In addition to his parents, Chase is survived by his step- brother Alex, Ws grandparents, Susanna Valenciana of Sheboygan and James and Donna Gauthier of Howards Grove, his great-grandparents, and other relatives and friends.

Michael C. Geiser, 60, WI 402 Garton Rd., Sheboygan, passed away on Feb. 12. He is survived by his wife Shirley, his mother Celestine Geiser of Chilton, his son Jeffrey of Kiel, his daughter Deborah of johnsburg, five grandchildren, his brothers, Harold of Green Valley, Allen of Greenleaf, and Donald of Chilton, his sisters, LaVerne of Chilton and Janice of Stevens Point, and other relatives and friends.

Dennis R. Graefe, 55, resident of Riverview Rehabilitafion and Care Center in ToM*awk, passed away on Feb. 18. He is survived by his motherariene
i Graef of Sheboygan, his children, Donald, Kevin, Jodi, Chad and Susan, his sister Ginny of Sheboygan, and other relatives and friends. The Ballhom Chapels served the

Wilma L. (Sommer) Greibe, 77, W3564 Garton Rd., Sheboygan Falls, passed away on Feb. 16. She is survived by her daughter Patricia of Plymouth, six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, her brother Norbert of the Town of Lima, her sister Linda of Sheboygan, and other rela- tives and friends. The Zimmer Funeral Home served the ,family.

Kenneth M. Hauch, 72,413 Wisconsin Ave., Sheboygan, passed away on Feb. 13. He is survived by his sons, Michael of Sheboygan,john of Milwaukee,Thomas and Joseph, both of Sheboygan, and Lawrence of Greenfield, Ind., his daughters, Ann of Oshkosh, Barbara of Kiel and Rose of Sheboygan, his stepsons, Michaet of Afton, Ohio, and Peter and Matthew, both of Sheboygan, his step- daughters, Jennifer of Sheboygan and Lisa.of Ripon, 24 grandchildren, his brothers, Francis and Robert, both of Sheboygan, his sisters, Margaret, Bernice and Laurie, all of Sheboygan, and other relatives and friends. The Habermann-Zinimer Funeral Home served the family.

Mary Jane (Meyette) Hayon ,74, 3211 N. Ninth St., Sheboygan ''passed away on Feb. 14. She is survived by her sons, Charles of Sheboygan Falls, and Mark and Ronald, both of Sheboygan, her daughter Sharon of Rockford, Ill., six grandchildren, her brothers, Lester of Escanaba, Mich., Elmer of Sheboygan and Edward of Escanaba, Mich., and other relatives and friends. The Zimmer Funeral Home served the family.

Mary Healey 92, resident of Morningside Health Center, passed away on Feb. 15. The Zimmer Funeral Home served the family.

Norbert G. Henning, 81, passed away on Feb. 15. He is survived by his wife Anita, his sons, Gerald of Howards Grove and Keith of Sheboygan Falls, his daughter Bergetta of rural Sheboygan, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.The Zimmer Funeral Home served the family.

Howard G. "Howie" Kresl, 86, formerly of N7035 Hwy. 67, Plymouth, resident of Rocky Knoll Health Care Facility, passed away on Feb. 17. He is survived by his daughter Bernice of Plymouth, three granddaughters, four great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends. 'Me Suchon Funeral Home served the family.

Lillian O'Brien, 90,611 Appleton St., Plymouth, passed away on Feb. 10. She is survived by her nephew Donald of Kohler, and other relatives and friends. The Zinuner Funeral Home served the family.

Shirley E. (Mayer) Schlichting, 67, passed away Feb. 20 at Sheboygan Progressive Care Center. She is survived by her daughters, Beveriyof Sheboygan Falls and Michelle of Milwaukee, her sisters, Iris of Random Lake, Joan of Kiel, and Romelle of Windsor, her brothers, Herman of Sheboygan, Dennis of Oneida, and Larry of Fredonia, and other relatives and friends. The Lippert Funeral Home served the family.

Edna (Herrmann) Schwartzkopf, 86, resident of Sunny Ridge Nursing Home, passed away on Feb. 18. She is Sur vived by her sons, Robert of Plymouth and Roy of Sheboygan Falls, her daughters, Mary of Hayward, Ruth of Sun CityAriz., and Linda of Phoenix,Ariz., her stepson Dale of 'figerton, 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchil- dren, and other relatives and friends.

Mathew Stefancich, 83, formerly of 1605 N. 23rd St., Sheboygan, resident of Clark County Health Care Center, passed way on Feb. 18. He is survived by his daughters, Marlene of Ocala, Fla., and Judy of Manitowish Waters, two grandsons, one great-granddaughter, and other rela- tives and friends. The Ramm-Ziegler-Novak-Rettke Funeral Home served the family.


Olivia (Engelbrecht) Wilson,- 85, Green Bay, formerly of Maribel, was taken to her heav- enly father on Monday, February 28, 2000 at a local hospital. The daughter of the late Rudolph and Annetha (Lemke) lvug was born September 28, 1914 in Morrison. Olivia married Walter Engelbrecht on June 6, 1934 at Zion Lutheran Church in Morrison. He preceded her in death in 1959. She married Ray Wilson on October 19, 1973 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Maribel. Olivia lived on the homestead farm for over 60 years until two years ago, when she moved to Green Bay.
Survivors include her husband, Ray; three children and their spouses, Eldor (Linda) Engelbrecht; Bonita (Larry) Hoffman- Elaine Thiel; all of Green [email protected]; eight grandchildren and their spouses Doris (Glenn) Uecker, Appleton; Mark (Gayle) Hoffman, Eagle River; Renae (Dave) Teske, Green Bay; Dale (Joan) Engelbrecht, Green Bay; Corleen (Brad) Fille, De Pere; [email protected]@[email protected]
(Sarah) Engelbrwht, Maxibel; Lee Engelbrecht, Green Bay; Twelve great grandchildren; two step- daughters and a spouse, Janice (Bill) Kakes, Joyce Mareelle, all of Two Rivers; six step-g'randehil- dren; ten step-great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Lora foug Lemke, Brillion; Sylvia Klug, Greenleaf.
She was preceded in death by her parents; hVr first husband Walter; four brothers and one sister-in-law, Norbert, Rufus (Gertrude),-Arnold, Elroy; two'sis- ters and brothers-in-law; Olga (Hubert) Rabenhorst; Lenora .(Earl) Rosenbaum; one grandson, David Hoffman; and one great- grandchild, Ellen Hoffman.
Family and friends may call at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Maribel, from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Thomas Mielke ofriciating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Knutson/Cotter Funeral Home, Denmark is assisting the,,
with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. in: Olivia's name.

La Verne Skaleskil 64, Luxemburg, passed away at her home on February 26, 2000. The former La Verne Fabian was born July 10, 1935 in Green Bay to Matthew and Alice (Kraynik) Fabian. In 1953 she graduated
;from Denmark High Schobl. On August 5, 1961 she married Dofiald Skaleski in Henrysville, WI and they had two children,
together. She and [email protected] [email protected] in the Denmark area most of their lives. She was a loving wife, moth- er, and,grandmother, who loved all he r family very much, and espe- cially liked spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed the simple things in life like nature fishing, and watching sunsets and
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Ve e will be sadly missed
by her mother Alice, her husband Donald, 2 children Darlene "Dolly" (Mark) Larson of Howard and Gordon Skaleski of Madison, 2 grandchildren Amanda and Matthew Larson of Howard, her brother Robert (Geraldine) Fabian of Manitowoc, numerous brothers- in-laws, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and other family and fiiend&
She was preceded in death by her father Matthew.
Friends and family may call at I
Knutson/Cotter Funeral Home, 536 County Rd. R, Denmark, on Tuesday, February 29, 2000 from 4-8 p.m. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the procession leaves to go to church. The funeral service will be at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church,, 503 Grand Ave., Denmark at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Robert Daniel Romberg officiating. Burial will be at Eastside Cemetery in Denmark.
The family wishes to thank the folks from the Luxemburg Rescue who came to the house to help La Verne. Also a special thanks to Pastor Romberg, who came to our home to offer his support to us as soon as we called.

Florence R. Quandt, 96, The Harmony Home, Denmark, died Feb.20,2000.
She was bom Feb. 15, 1904, in Wausau to the late Louis Maybee and Nellie Sheppard. She married Hale Quandt Dec. 3, 1927, in Cuba City, Wis.
Florence attended elementary and high schools in Wausau and was a graduate of Chicago Teachers College, class of 1925. In 1947 she moved to Stevens Point where she was a former member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She was past Matron of
,,-,.Arbutus CChapter No. 52, Order of F,astern Star and Mother Advisor of the Order of Rainbow for Girls, Assembly No. 1, at Stevens Point.
Furvivors include four grand-
children, Jeffrey and Jonathon Quandt, both of Beaver Dam, Jayme Krueger and Jody Romberg, both of Marion; one daughter-in-law, Helen Quandt, Greenleaf, and 10 great-grandehil- dren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hale, on June 30, 1968 ,and one son, Jerry, in 1993.
In accordance with Florence's wishes there was no funeral service. @ Nickel Funeral Home, Morrison
assisted the family.

Florence Quandt, 96, resi- dent of Harmony Home, Denmark, died Feb. 20, 2000. Complete obituary in this paper.

La Verne Skaleski, 64, Luxemburg, died Feb. 26, 2000. Full obituary in this paper.

Anthony "Tony" Socha, 36, Angelica, died Feb. 20, 2000. Survivors include his wife, Tina, one son, three daughters, his parents, two brothers, three sisters and other relatives. The funeral was Feb. 23 at St. John Catholic Church, Gillett. Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski, assisted with the arrangements.

Ludvig V. Swetlik, 94, for- merly of Two Rivers, died Feb. 24, 2000, at Harmony Home, Denmark. The funeral was Feb. 28 at Our Savior
Evangelical Lutheran Church,, Two Rivers. The [email protected]@Loui,@s Sievert officiated. Entombment is in Knollwood Mausoleum.

Richard L. Wanish, '75, a former Maribel resident, died Feb. 23, 2000. [email protected]@
rvivors include One sister and two nephews. Funeral service was on Feb. 26, at Reinbold and Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, Manitowoc.