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SHAWANO LEADER OBITUARIES

25 October 2000

Clifford T. Casey
Clifford T. Casey, age 83, 921 S. Hamlin Street, Shawano, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 23, 2000, in Shawano.
He was born March 22, 1917, in Spring Brook, Wis., the son of the late Michael A. and Ellen (Hurley) Casey. On Feb. 11, 1961, he was united in marriage to the former Frances L. Polansky at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. Cliff had been employed as a machinist for 42 years at Four Wheel Drive of Clintonville, retiring in 1980. He was an avid bowler, golfer and fan of Shawano High School athletics, a member of the Shawano A-Z Investment Club and enjoyed playing cards. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Shawano where he served as an usher, money counter and member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include: his wife, Frances Casey of Shawano; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, John M. Casey.
A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Len Evers officiating. Entombment will be at Sacred Heart Mausoleum. Friends may call on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Schroeder-Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano. A Knights of Columbus rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. and a parish wake service at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Janet Marie Waupoose
Janet Marie Waupoose, age 54, Keshena, died on Monday, Oct. 23, 2000, at her home.
She was born May 7, 1946, at Keshena, the daughter of the late Abram and Margaret (Baxter) Corn Sr. She was the clerk of court for Menominee Tribal Court. In her leisure time she enjoyed country western concerts, rides in the woods and spending time with her family. She married Lowell "Chopper" Waupoose on July 2, 1983, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Keshena. Janet was a member of St. Michael's Parish in Keshena.
Survivors include: her husband, "Chopper"; two daughters, Jeri Corn of Keshena, Michelle (fiance, John Peters) Corn of Keshena; special grandson, Derrick; six grandchildren, Ashley, Marisha, Roberta, Derrick, John Jr., Louis; two brothers, Wendell Corn, Abe Corn Jr. and a sister, Ellen Corn, all of Keshena; special niece, LeeAnne Corn of Milwaukee; special nephew, Robert Corn of Keshena. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, Theodore and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 27, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Keshena with the Rev. David Barrett officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the "Chopper" Waupoose residence, Rabbit Ridge, Keshena, from 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, until the procession leaves for church on Friday. There will be a parish wake service at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. The Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting in arrangements.

Lucille E. Laehn
Lucille E. Laehn, age 88, of Shawano, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at Birch Hill Health Care Center, Shawano. Arrangements are pending and will be announced in tomorrow's paper by Swedberg Funeral Home, Shawano.

27 October 2000

Gordon F. Keshena
Gordon F. Keshena, age 74, of Shawano, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000, in Shawano.
He was born Sept. 10, 1926, the son of the late Frank and Nell (Besaw) Keshena, in Keshena. He was united in marriage on Nov. 15, 1947, to Jeannine O'Connor in Milwaukee. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Keshena. He helped develop the first bingo hall in Keshena and was a former bingo manager of the Menominee Nation Casino. He was chairman of the Gaming Commission and served on the board for the Menominee Tribal Enterprises and was the first president of the "WE" Indians in Milwaukee. He was the first Menominee to be accepted at the Marquette University of Law in Milwaukee. He had worked for American Motors Corporation in Milwaukee, serving as a union steward. He enjoyed upland game bird hunting and spending time with family and friends. He was in the United States Marines in the 4th Division during World War II, where he served in the landings at Sipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. He was senior class president for Shawano High School for the class of 1947. He was a life member of the American Legion Post #497, Keshena.
He is survived by: his wife, Jeannine; three daughters, Gay (Michael) Robinson of Bermuda, Ann "Andi" Keshena, Shawano, Kathleen (Steve Arieff) Keshena of Milwaukee; four sons, Scott (Margaret) Keshena of Milwaukee, Lee Keshena of Milwaukee, Chris Keshena of Brentwood, Calif, Joseph Keshena of Milwaukee; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Maunee, Rowland, Dylan, Alexander, Joseph and Jonathan; three sisters, Rita Keshena of Keshena, Joan Hart of Shawano, Pet Martin of Keshena. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret and one grandson, Benjamin, two brothers, Joseph and Francis "Zeke", one sister, Delores Boyd.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Keshena, with the Rev. David Barrett officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at Swedberg Funeral Home, Shawano, on Friday, Oct. 27 from 4 until 9 p.m. and on Saturday at the funeral fome from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. There will be a parish wake service at the funeral home at 8 p.m. on Friday.

Leila A. Cass
Leila A. Cass, age 65, of Clintonville, died Thursday morning, Oct. 26, 2000, at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home. Sheboygan. Funeral arrangements are pending with Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville.

Louise R. Cotter
Louise R. Cotter, age 94, 315 Oak Street, Tigerton, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000, at Homme Home of Wittenberg. Beil-Didier Funeral Home in Tigerton is assisting the family.
 

Lucille E. Laehn
Lucille E. Laehn, age 88, of 311 East Richmond Street, Shawano, died on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at Birch Hill Health Care Center.
She was born on July 23, 1912, in Shawano, the daughter of the late William and Florence (Whittaker) Tetting. Lucille was employed at Jolens for several years, then at Heartland Nursing Home and later as a cook at the Patio Restaurant until retiring in 1977. She married John Pleshek on July 14, 1931, at Shawano. He preceded her in death on July 15, 1970. She later married Fred Laehn and he preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1979. Lucille was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Shawano.
Survivors include: 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Robert Bubolz, Shawano; daughter-in-law, Cheri Pleshek, Shawano. She was preceded in death by four children, Mary Bubolz, Betty Bubolz, Lloyd Tetting, Roger Tetting, several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, at Zion Lutheran Church, Shawano, with the Rev. Philip J. Bogen officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Shawano. Friends may call at Swedberg Funeral Home today from 4 until 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday from noon until the time of services.

Patrick C. Slicer
Patrick C. Slicer, age 28, 315 W. Cedar Street, Tigerton, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, 2000, in the Town of Richmond, Shawano County, due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident.
Patrick Carl Slicer was born June 21, 1972, in Tigerton, to Donald and Peggy (Nemec) Slicer. After graduating from Tigerton High School he attended Fox Valley Technical College. Patrick received an associates degree in Police Science. He was currently employed at Menominee Casino - Bingo - Hotel in Keshena. Patrick was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Tigerton. He was a current board member for the Village of Tigerton. Patrick was an EMT with the Tigerton Area Ambulance. He was also a fire fighter with the Tigerton Fire Department.
Survivors include: his parents, Don and Peggy Slicer of Tigerton; two daughters, Vanessa and Haley Slicer; a special young boy, Ryan Welch; maternal grandmother, Jane Nemec of Ashland; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Slicer of Washburn; aunts and uncle, Ron (Mary) Slicer of Stevens Point, Holly Nemec of Ashland, Carole Lee Cory of California, Karen Slicer of Stevens Point; many other relatives and friends. Patrick was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Edward Nemec and William Slicer.
A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Tigerton with Father Michael Carroll officiating. Burial of the cremains will follow at Union Cemetery in Tigerton. Friends may call on Friday, Oct. 27, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Beil-Didier Funeral Home in Tigerton and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church. Memorials are preferred for the Tigerton Fire Department.
 

Robert A. Page
Robert A. Page, age 35, of the Village of Howard, Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, in Green Bay.
He was born on March 4, 1965, in Green Bay. Robert graduated from Little Chute High School in 1983, then attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and served in the United States Air Force. He formerly resided in Bath, England, where he worked as a courier for six years, returning to Wisconsin in 1999.
Survivors include: wife, Bernadine Page of Bath, England; father, Douglas Page of Appleton; mother, Delores Page of Green Bay; sister, Carole (Phil) Bain of Oconomowoc; paternal grandmother, Adala Page of Shawano; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Private family memorial services are being held on Friday, Oct. 27, at Schroeder-Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano with Pastor W. A. Uttech officiating.

28 October 2000

Leila A. Cass
Leila A. Cass, age 65, of Clintonville, died Thursday morning, Oct. 26, 2000, at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home. Sheboygan. Funeral arrangements are pending with Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville.

Lucille E. Laehn
Lucille E. Laehn, age 88, of 311 East Richmond Street, Shawano, died on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at Birch Hill Health Care Center.
She was born on July 23, 1912, in Shawano, the daughter of the late William and Florence (Whittaker) Tetting. Lucille was employed at Jolens for several years, then at Heartland Nursing Home and later as a cook at the Patio Restaurant until retiring in 1977. She married John Pleshek on July 14, 1931, at Shawano. He preceded her in death on July 15, 1970. She later married Fred Laehn and he preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1979. Lucille was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Shawano.
Survivors include: 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Robert Bubolz, Shawano; daughter-in-law, Cheri Pleshek, Shawano. She was preceded in death by four children, Mary Bubolz, Betty Bubolz, Lloyd Pleshek, Roger Pleshek, several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, at Zion Lutheran Church, Shawano, with the Rev. Philip J. Bogen officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Shawano. Visitation was held Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and will be at the church on Friday from noon until the time of services.

29 October 2000

Elmer L. Neubauer
Elmer L. Neubauer, age 85 years, of Tigerton, passed away Friday evening, Oct. 27, 2000, at Pine Manor Health Care Center, Embarrass. Funeral arrangements are pending with Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Tigerton.

Henry "Hank" Sperberg, age 85, of 152 Northridge Drive, Shawano, passed away Saturday evening October. 28 at the Heartland Healthcare Center of Shawano.
Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced by Schroeder-Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano.

Raymond Norbert Jakubowski
Raymond N. Jakubowski, 66 years, of W5092 Woodland Rd., Shawano, formerly of Sheboygan Falls, died at his home on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000, after a lengthy illness.
Ray was born on July 21, 1934, in the Town of Berlin, Green Lake County, the son of the late Conrad and Helen (Brotkowski) Jakubowski. He served in the United States Marines from 1951 until 1954. On Sept. 17, 1955, he was united in marriage to Barbara Jensen at St. Michael's Church in Berlin, Wis. He was employed at the Kohler Company for 42 years, retiring in 1996. He resided in Sheboygan Falls for 42 years before moving to Shawano Lake in 1996. He enjoyed fishing, especially on Shawano Lake and worked on wood carvings, birds, etc. He also enjoyed hunting, bird watching and growing his garden. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family. He was a member of St. Martin's Catholic Church in Cecil, the American Legion Post #149 in Sheboygan Falls and the Kohler Quarter Century Club.
Survivors include: his wife, Barbara; one daughter, Kim (Bill) Warner of Sheboygan Falls; two sons, Kurt (Roxanne) Jakubowski of Sheboygan Falls and Kyle (Paula) Jakubowski of Sheboygan; five grandchildren, Erin and Jesse Warner, Jesse and Nathan Jakubowski, Autumn Jakubowski; four brothers, Lenard J. Jakubowski of Colorado, Francis J. Jakubowski of Iowa, Michael (Helen) Jakubowski of Wild Rose, Robert J. Jakubowski of Neshkoro; three sisters, Louise (Donald) Maciejewski of Berlin, Clara Hoppa of Sheboygan Falls, and Laura (Russell) Chier of Markesan. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Renata Meyer, and one brother-in-law, Ray Hoppa.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Oct. 30, at 5:30 p.m. at the Catholic faith community of St. Mary in Sheboygan Falls with the Rev. Eugene Neuman officiating. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 4 p.m. until the time of the Mass. The Huehns-Wenig Funeral Home, 711 Broadway, Sheboygan Falls, 53085, (920-467-4531) is serving the family.

30 October 2000

Elmer L. Neubauer
Elmer L. Neubauer, age 85, of W16422 County Road M, Tigerton, passed away on Friday, Oct. 27, 2000, at the Pine Manor Health Care Center, Embarrass. The Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Tigerton is assisting the family.
Elmer Leo Neubauer was born Oct. 12, 1915, in the Town of Germania, Shawano County, the son of the late August and Elsie (Vollmer) Neubauer. Elmer was a lifelong resident of the Tigerton area, and was united in marriage to Geraldine Breitenfeldt in July of 1940. On Oct. 12, 1991, he was united in marriage to Selma Greipentrog at Tigerton. During Elmer's working years, he owned and operated a dairy farm, retiring in 1976. He also did some custom farm work, as well as some logging. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Tigerton, and enjoyed spectator sports.
Survivors include: his wife, Selma; two daughters, Darlene (LeRoy) Roehl, Appleton, and Janice (Ron) Bonnet, Combined Locks; three stepdaughters, Evelyn (Robert) Frank, Laughlin, Nev., Joan Wilkinson (special friend, Tom Gauthier), Tigerton, Barbara (Everette) Spiegel, Tigerton; five grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; one brother, John (Rita) Neubauer, Pulleyup, Wash; one sister, Erma (Richard) Mauritz, Milwaukee; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Geraldine, one son, Edward, one granddaughter, Cheryl, four brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, Tigerton, with the Rev. Jim Johnson and the Rev. Carol Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Tigerton. Friends may call today from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Tigerton, and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church.
 

Ewald E. Moede
Ewald E. Moede, age 97, of Shawano passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, in Shawano. Arrangements are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home of Shawano.

John Allen Soderstrom
John Allen Soderstrom, age 71, of 136 S. Franklin St., Shawano, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, in Shawano.
He was born on July 8, 1929, in Ogema, Wis., to the late Carl and Mathilda (Carlson) Soderstrom. He was united in marriage on July 3, 1954, to Loretta "Lou' Dahl in Phillips, Wis. John graduated from Prentice High School in 1947. He entered the United States Army in 1951 serving in the Korean War. He was discharged in 1953. Following his military service he was a truck driver for the Flambeau Milling Company in Phillips. In 1955 he was employed with the Badger Breeders Cooperative, retiring in 1994. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and restoring antique furniture.
He is survived by: his wife, Lou; two daughters, Cinda (fiance, Mike Paiser) Soderstrom of Shawano, Lori (Rick) Opperman of Gresham; two sons, John (Laura) Soderstrom, Mark (Christina) Soderstrom, both of Shawano; two granddaughters, Tiara and Kirstyn Soderstrom; one grandson, Ethan Opperman; four sisters, Linnea Hellner of Illinois, Phyllis Koch of Milwaukee, Marion (Ed) Nielsen of Arlington Heights, Ill., Ida Mae (Laddie) Vlcek of Medford, Wis. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Carl and Norman.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 11 a.m. at Swedberg Funeral Home, Shawano, with the Rev. John Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Shawano. Friends may call on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the funeral home from 4 until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. There will be military services held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home and full military services graveside by American Legion Post #117.
A special thank you to the Shawano Hospice and Dr. Hart and to special friend, Orland Abel, for all his comforting visits.
 

Henry R. Sperberg
Henry R. "Hank' Sperberg, age 85, of 152 Northridge Drive, Shawano, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 28, 2000, at Heartland Health Care Center of Shawano.
He was born on Oct. 26, 1915, in the Town of Richmond, Shawano County, son of the late Gustave and Alma (Duwe) Sperberg. In 1935, he graduated from Shawano High School. On June 1, 1940, he married the former Delores Schultz. She preceded him in death in 1960. Hank had formerly been employed at the Shawano Leader as a reporter and linotype operator. He worked as a tool and dye foreman at FWD of Clintonville and farmed raising registered black angus cattle and suffolk sheep. For 35 years he worked as an insurance agent and retired in 1980. On Jan. 15, 1961, he was united in marriage to the former Elizabeth "Betty' Fitzpatrick at Shawano. He was a member of the Wisconsin Bowhunters Association, charter member of the Shawano Archery Club, member of the American Tree Farm Association, the Red River and Dunbar Sportsman's Clubs, Shawano Gun Club, member of the former Shawano Odd Fellows, and member of the Shawano Lake and Wild River Lions Clubs. He served as the Shawano delegate to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and was a member of the Navarino Nature Center.
Among his many interests and talents were enjoying hunting with gun and bow, fishing, photography and a love for woodcarving and drawing. For many years he participated in church dartball leagues and enjoyed having breakfast at Springies Restaurant in Shawano. Hank was instrumental in establishing Boy Scout Troop 32 in Shawano, and he had formerly served as a scoutmaster. He had formerly served as both a Shawano City Alderman and a member of the Shawano County Board of Supervisors representing the Town of Wescott. He was an active and faithful member of the Shawano United Methodist Church where he served as an administrative board member, usher, and Sunday School teacher and superintendent. He was recently honored for 69 years of church membership.
Survivors include: his wife, Betty Sperberg; children, Larry (Wendy) Sperberg, Ronald (Sharon) Sperberg, and Sally (Lloyd) Tetting, all of Shawano; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dora Peterson, Shawano, Rose Ascher, Bowler, Clara Klersy, Poinsiana, Fla; brothers, Richard Sperberg, Benton, Ark., Roger (Jeanette) Hull, Hoyt Lakes, Minn. He was preceded in death by sisters, Esther Wockenfus, Elsie Felker, Ione Kohout, a brother, Orvis Hull Jr., and a grandson, Dillon Sperberg.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. at the Shawano United Methodist Church, with pastor Winifred Munson and Pastor Jim Feay officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery of Shawano. Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. today at Schroeder-Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano and after 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the church until the time of services.
Memorial funds for the Shawano United Methodist Church and the Navarino Nature Center have been established in his memory.

Garnet E. Wendt
Garnet E. Wendt, age 71, formerly of Route 1, Bowler, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at Pine Manor Health Care Center, Embarrass, where she had been a long term resident. The Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Tigerton is assisting the family.

31 October 2000

Robert C. Wogsland
Robert C. Wogsland, age 77, of Appleton, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2000, at ManorCare Health Center.
Bob was born July 21, 1923, in Shawano, the son of the late Otto and Mae (LaBorde) Wogsland. He had resided in the Appleton area for many years. Bob was united in marriage to Geraldine Persohn on Oct. 17, 1953, sharing 47 years together. He was formerly employed by the Town of Grand Chute and Kobussen Bus Company, retiring in 1981. Bob was a veteran of World War II serving with the United States Army in Italy. He was awarded the Purple Heart for his dedicated service. Bob was a member of St. James Methodist Church and a former member of the Senior Citizens Winter Bowling League.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Geraldine; brothers-in-law, Roy (Crystal) Schauder, Lawrence (SeVera) Persohn, Lester (Alice Rose) Persohn; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty J. Schauder and Jean Smith.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Highland Memorial Park Star of Hope Chapel with the Rev. Nancy Moffatt officiating. Friends may call directly at the cemetery chapel from 4 p.m. on Wednesday until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to station two and all the nurses and staff of ManorCare Health services.

John Trapp
John Trapp, age 93, 1100 Park Street, Gresham, died on Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, at his home.
He was born July 8, 1907, in Shawano, the son of the late Gust and Martha (Gage) Trapp. John lived in the Shawano-Gresham area all of his life. He owned a bait shop in Gresham for many years and had also been employed by FWD in Clintonville. He loved fishing, the out-doors and his special friend, his dog, Trixie.
John will be missed by cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. at Swedberg Funeral Home in Gresham with the Rev. Richard Buhrke officiating. Burial will be in Gresham Public Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

Mrs. Bernice H. Raddant
Mrs. Bernice H. Raddant, age 83, of Shawano, passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 31, 2000, at Birch Hill Health Care Center in Shawano. Funeral arrangements are pending at Schroeder-Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano, and will be announced later.

Edwin G. Reinke
Edwin G. Reinke, age 67, Clintonville, passed away Sunday morning Oct. 29, 2000, at his residence.
Edwin Glenn Reinke, was born Jan. 3, 1933, in New London to the late Edwin and Freda (Braun) Reinke. Ed was raised in Bear Creek and attended school there. On Feb. 13, 1953, he was united in marriage to Joan Mae Petcka at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Clintonville. Ed originally worked 20 years for Petcka's Tavern on Main Street, Clintonville, until he bought the tavern and operated it for an additional 17 years. For the past 10 years, Ed had been employed as the head custodian for the Clintonville Middle School. He was a member of St. Martin's Lutheran Church and the Curling Club of Clintonville. Ed played for many years with the "Untouchable' softball team. He enjoyed trout fishing, hunting, camping and any outdoor activities. Ed will be remembered most for his knowledge of past and present UWM basketball and football players and teams.
Survivors include: his dear wife, Joan; three children, Rodney (Kathy) Reinke of Shawano, Sherry (fiance, Doug) Frost of Cedarburg, Steven (Holly) Reinke of Clintonville; 11 grandchildren, Joe, Mark and Amy Reinke, Karen, Kris, Jon and Jeff Frost, Sussanah, Stephen, Stacy and Sarah Reinke; two great-grandsons, Slade and Gage; one brother, Donald (Joan) Reinke of Bonduel; many other relatives and friends. Ed was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, John "Jack' and Geraldine Reinke.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 1, at noon at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Clintonville, with the Rev. Vilas Mazemke officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call today from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Clintonville and on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

John Martin Carl Westphal
John Martin Carl Westphal, age 79, of W10999 County Road M, Marion, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2000, at the Shawano Medical Center.
John was born on Dec. 20, 1920, to the late Louis and Clara Westphal in the Town of Pella. John attended grade school near his home in Pella and worked as a logger in his early years. He met Janet Schuelke and was married on March 2, 1946, in Clintonville. The couple lived and farmed all their lives in the Town of Pella until Janet's death in 1991. Other than farming, John drove a milk truck for Caroline and surrounding areas and worked as a janitor at the school on Fairview Road in Pella. In his free time John enjoyed feeding birds and taking care of his flowers. His entire family was present at the time of his death.
Survivors include: one daughter, Susan (Marshal) Giese, Gresham; five sons, Robert Westphal, Marion, William (Lori) Westphal, Black Creek, Thomas Westphal Sr., Marion, David (Tammy) Westphal, Hortonville, Richard (Marcy) Westphal, Prescott, Wis.; one son-in-law, Mark Hill Sr., Virginia Beach, Va.; 16 grandchildren, Lance (Melinda) Giese, Amherst, Craig (Andrea) Giese, Appleton, Alicia Giese, Gresham, Mark Hill Jr., Virginia Beach, Paul Westphal, Marion, Jeremy Westphal, Madison, Matthew Westphal, Black Creek, Thomas Westphal Jr., Tigerton, Nicholas Westphal, Tigerton, Kayla Westphal, Tigerton, Ryan Westphal, Hortonville, Andrew Westphal, Hortonville, Rachel Westphal, Hortonville, Marissa Westphal, Prescott, Emily Westphal, Prescott; two great-grandchildren, Trever Giese, Appleton, Katarina Giese, Amherst, also a new family member on the way; one sister, Lorna Lindow, Clintonville. John was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Janet, a daughter, Sara Hill, two brothers, Harry and Clarence, and a sister, Edna Bartz.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 11 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in the Town of Pella with the Rev. Jim Johnson and the Rev. Carol Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home, Clintonville, today from 4 until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday after 10 a.m. until the time of the services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Bethlehem Lutheran Church by John's family.

Ewald E. Moede
Ewald E. Moede, age 97, formerly of Spruce Road, Town of Richmond, Shawano, passed away Oct. 29, 2000, in Shawano.
He was born June 18, 1903, the son of the late Charles and Hulda (Brauer) Moede in Shawano. He was united in marriage to Agnes Schultz on Oct. 1, 1933, in Green Bay. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Stony Hill. He owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Richmond for many years. He was the treasurer for the Town of Richmond and a director for the Shawano Equity for many years. He enjoyed working in the woods, woodworking, his cottage on Shawano Lake, deer hunting and fishing.
He is survived by: his wife, Agnes; three daughters, Joanne (Kenneth) Behnke, Clintonville, Sally (Roger) Piehl, Shawano Lake, Mary (Francis) Nellis, Manitowoc; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren, a brother, and a sister.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 1 p.m. at Swedberg Funeral Home, Shawano, with the Rev. Richard Buhrke officiating. Entombment will be at the Sacred Heart Mausoleum. Friends may call at Swedberg Funeral Home, Shawano, on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
A special thank you for the love and care given by the staff of Maple Lane Healthcare Facility.