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Christine Gilbertson

Feb 22, 1928 - Aug 25, 2019

Christine Gilbertson, 91, Cecil, went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus on Sunday evening, August 25, 2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care of Oconto Falls with family present. She was born February 22, 1928 in Florence County to Otto and Farrol (Basil) Pockat. Christine grew up in the Long Lake area and worked in the lumber camps as a teenager. On June 8, 1946 she married Charles W. Gilbertson at Bethel Lutheran Church in Green Valley. The couple [...]

Shirley J. Fredrickson

Jul 19, 1928 - Aug 09, 2019

Shirley J. Fredrickson, 91, formerly of Oconto Falls, died Friday, August 9, 2019 at Rocky Knoll Care Center in Plymouth. The youngest of two daughters of Lovel and Mayme (Muck) Bunn was born July 19, 1928. Shirley grew up in the area, graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1946. She worked for the Oconto Electric Cooperative. On June 20, 1959 she married Alan E. “Fred” Fredrickson at the Oconto Falls United Methodist Church. The couple owned [...]

Clara Nelson

May 16, 1928 - Jul 29, 2019

Clara Nelson, 91, Oconto Falls, died Monday, July 29, 2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Oconto Falls with family present.  She was born May 16, 1928 in Langlade, WI to Daniel and Myrtle (Booth) Jagla Sr.  Clara grew up in the Langlade area and graduated high school from White Lake with the class of 1946.  Following graduation, she attended Antigo Normal where she received her teaching degree.  Clara’s first job was teaching grades 1-8 in a one room school [...]

Arlene A. Mitchell

Jul 03, 1933 - Jul 06, 2019

Arlene A. Mitchell, 86, Oconto Falls, formerly Gillett, died Saturday evening, July 6, 2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Oconto Falls with family present.  She was born July 3, 1933 in Gillett to Reinhold and Anita (Wittenberg) Zarling and grew up on the family farm. She married Joseph Mitchell and the couple lived in Illinois before moving back to rural Gillett to start farming on the family farm.  Arlene once worked at the glove factory in Gillett and the [...]

Arnold L. Olson

Mar 13, 1939 - Jun 22, 2019

Arnold L. Olson, 80, Gillett, died Saturday morning with his family present, June 22, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital ICU following a short respiratory illness.  He was born March 13, 1939 in Shawano to Albert and Laura (Larson) Olson.  Arnie grew up on the family farm and attended Gillett schools. On January 14, 1961 he married Mavis Peterman at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in rural Gillett.  The couple lived on the family farm all their lives which they owned and operated.  [...]

Ann M. Renel

Feb 25, 1937 - Jun 18, 2019

Ann M. Renel, 82, Oconto Falls, died Tuesday evening, June 18, 2019 at a Green Bay area hospital.  She was born February 25, 1937 in Oconto Falls to Clarence and Anne (Young) Beaumia.  Ann grew up in Oconto Falls where she attended school, graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1953. On July 3, 1954 she married James Renel at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Oconto Falls.  Ann lived all of her life in Oconto Falls where [...]

Ronald “Swede” Peterson

Mar 08, 1932 - Jun 07, 2019

Ronald “Swede” Peterson, 87, Oconto Falls, died Friday evening, June 7, 2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care with his loving family present.  The oldest of five children born to Alfred and Esther (Coisman) Peterson, Swede was born March 8, 1932 in the Village of Lena.  As a young boy, he moved with his parents to the Oconto Falls area where he attended St. Anthony elementary school and graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1950.  In 1951, [...]

Barbara R. Peterson

Sep 07, 1933 - Jun 04, 2019

ATTENTION PLEASE:  Due to a family medical emergency, we have to postpone the Barbara Peterson funeral services until further notice. Please check back on this website or in the Green Bay Press-Gazette when funeral arrangements can be carried out. Barbara R. Peterson, 85, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Tuesday evening, June 4, 2019 at St. Clare Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  She was born September 7, 1933 in Gillett to Otto and Alma (Robinson) Heckendorf. She grew up in Gillett [...]

Byron J. McDougal

May 20, 1936 - May 20, 2019

Byron J. McDougal, Oconto Falls, died in his sleep at home on his 83rd birthday.  He was born May 20, 1936 in Oconto Falls to Glen and Viola (Keith) McDougal.  Byron grew up in Oconto Falls where he attended St. Anthony Catholic grade school before graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1954.  Following graduation, he enlisted into the US Air Force and was stationed in Texas, Washington D.C. and Okinawa, Japan. Upon his honorable discharge from [...]

Lester J. Borkovec

Mar 22, 1929 - May 18, 2019

Lester J. Borkovec, 90, Spruce, died Saturday morning, May 18, 2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care of Oconto Falls surrounded by his family.  He was born March 22, 1929 in Lena to James and Frances (Henrichs) Borkovec.  Lester grew up on the family farm which was located very close to a one room school house named Sunny Brook in rural Lena.  One day in the spring of the year when Lester was in the 6th grade, he looked out the [...]
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