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Anne A. Johnson

Jun 06, 1924 - Apr 23, 2021

Anne A. Johnson, 96, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Friday morning, April 23, 2021 at Meadowbrook Health Care Center. She was born June 6, 1924 in Milwaukee to Antone and Mary (Roth) Atsch. On March 24, 1945 she married Orland H. Johnson in Gillett. The couple lived in Suring before moving to Oconto Falls and raising three sons. Anne once worked at Gillett Canning, the Falls Restaurant and Coachlight Motel in Oconto Falls over the years. She was a member of [...]

Viola M. Anderson

Apr 04, 1924 - Apr 19, 2021

Viola M. (VandenBush) Anderson, 97, of Oconto Falls, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2021 with family at her side. Viola was born April 4, 1924 to William Sr. and Rose (Wood) VandenBush. Viola (Olee) lost her mother when she was 8 years old and so her father raised her and 13 siblings. She worked hard learning to sew, cook, clean and to always appreciate every moment of life. Viola married Arnold W. Anderson on April 11, 1942 and they [...]

Bernadine “Berna” Borkovec

Jan 24, 1929 - Apr 01, 2021

Bernadine “Berna” Borkovec, 92, Spruce, died Thursday evening, April 1, 2021 at Atrium Post Acute Care of Oconto Falls with family present. She was born January 24, 1929 to Camille and Octavia (Vandervest) Boulanger Sr. Following graduation from high school, Berna worked as a secretary for a law firm, soft-water company and an insurance agency. As a young lady, she moved with her family to Brookside and eventually rural Lena. On May 6, 1950 she married Lester J. Borkovec at [...]

Gerald “Jerry” Wicinski

Jun 01, 1941 - Mar 24, 2021

Gerald “Jerry” Wicinski, 79, Stiles, died Wednesday morning, March 24, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness. He was born June 1, 1941 in Hammond, IN to Frank and Florence (Ogrodowski) Wicinski. Jerry grew up in Calumet City, IL where he attended St. Andrews Catholic grade school and developed a deep affection for Bishop Sheen, carrying the bishop’s picture with him his entire adult life. Following graduation from high school, Jerry attended Purdue University and [...]

Greg Baugnet

May 16, 1952 - Feb 23, 2021

Gregory “Greg” Lee Baugnet, 68, Spruce, died peacefully at home on a beautiful, warm winter day, February 23, 2021 with his family by his side, after a 5 month battle with cancer. Greg was born May 16, 1952 to Raymond and Lorraine (Charneski) Baugnet in Green Bay, WI. He graduated from Preble High School in 1970, and then joined the U.S. Army in 1971 where he served in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in 1973. Greg worked at Proctor and [...]

Ken Morrell

Jun 02, 1929 - Feb 23, 2021

Ken Morrell, 91, Oconto Falls, passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon February 23, 2021 at a Peshtigo area health care facility. He was born June 2, 1929 in Oconto Falls to Ernest and Lucille (Plude) Morrell. Ken grew up in Oconto where he attended the Catholic and public schools. As a young man, he served in the US Army during the Korean War. On October 8, 1955 he married Joyce Ratz at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Oconto Falls. Following their [...]

Pearl Braun-Gilbertson

Jul 14, 1931 - Feb 22, 2021

Pearl Braun-Gilbertson, 89, Shawano, died Monday evening, February 22, 2021 at Theda Care Hospital following complications from a recent stroke. She was born July 14, 1931 in Green Valley Township to Frank and Eleanor (Peterson) Wendt. Pearl grew up in Green Valley where she attended Pleasant Valley Grade School. On April 23, 1949 she married Leonard Braun and the couple had three children together, David, Carmen and Ricky Allen who died at 16 days. After 17 years of marriage, Leonard [...]

Jeanne Waschbisch

Oct 30, 1939 - Feb 20, 2021

Jeanne Waschbisch, 81, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Saturday morning, February 20, 2021 of natural causes with family present. She was born October 30, 1939 in Lena to Art and Leona (Luiser) Guelig. Jeanne grew up in rural Lena and attended public schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1958. She went on to attended UW-Whitewater where she received a bachelor degree in Business Education. She was later certified in Library Science. On June 30, 1962 she married Frank [...]

Judie Gowaski

Mar 08, 1937 - Feb 20, 2021

Judie Gowaski, 83, Howard, formerly of Stiles, died peacefully Saturday morning, February 20, 2021 at home surrounded by family following a 3-year illness with multiple myeloma. She was born March 8, 1937 in Marinette to Floyd and Nina Cummings. Judie grew up in Marinette and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School with the class of 1955. On May 4, 1957 she married Jack Gowaski at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marinette. Following their marriage the couple lived in [...]

Trisha Magnin-Stolpa

Aug 14, 1987 - Feb 03, 2021

Trisha Magnin-Stolpa, 33, Green Bay, died unexpectedly February 3, 2021 following a decade long battle with alcohol addiction. She died in the arms of her loving husband, Jason Stolpa in the midst of a fiercely fought battle towards recovery. Trisha “possessed a unique soul” and was known for her insurmountable love towards people and animals alike. She notoriously couldn’t pass up the opportunity to add another furry member to her family which at the time of her death included 2 [...]
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