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Jeffrey M. Hegeman

Jan 20, 1954 - Feb 18, 2020

Jeffrey M. Hegeman, 66, Lena, died suddenly of natural causes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at home. He was born January 20, 1954 in Oconto Falls to Verlyn and Beverly (Bitters) Hegeman. He attended Lena public schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1972. Following graduation, he attended NWTC for civil engineering. On October 27, 1979 he married Susan Matel at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Stiles. Following their marriage, he started his own business, Ultra Wash and has [...]

Verine Wahl

Jul 22, 1934 - Feb 18, 2020

Verine Wahl, 85, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Tuesday evening, February 18, 2020 at home. She was born July 22, 1934 in Oconto Falls to Clyde and Mary (Dessel) Spice Sr. On December 6, 1952 she married Leo “Mike” Wahl in Oconto Falls. The couple owned and operated the Wahl family farm for most of their married lives, retiring in 1992. Verine enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, polka dancing, shopping, and cooking big meals for family and farm workers. Over the years, [...]

Joan V. Atkins

May 06, 1930 - Feb 17, 2020

Joan V. Atkins, 89, died peacefully at her home in Howard on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. She was born May 6, 1930, to Emily (Swintkoske) and Lucas Ratajczak in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. She married John D. Atkins Sr. in Milwaukee on Aug. 20, 1980. The two delighted in their routine and enjoyed bowling, going out to eat, and gardening. In 2004, John and Joan moved to Pulaski to be closer to family. They always kept a candy jar stocked for the [...]

Paul Maederer

Sep 07, 1949 - Jan 30, 2020

Paul Maederer, 70, Abrams, died Thursday morning, January 30, 2020 at home following chronic heart failure. He was born September 7, 1949 in Milwaukee to Carl and Eileen (Giuliani) Maederer. Paul grew up in Milwaukee and attended John Marshall High School. As a young man, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. On June 27, 1970 he married Barbara Boettcher in Milwaukee. The couple lived in Milwaukee until moving to Abrams in 1975. Paul was employed [...]

Jeanne Grace (Moede) Ahlborg

May 08, 1931 - Jan 17, 2020

Jeanne Grace (Moede) Ahlborg, 88, Oconto Falls, passed away ever so peacefully surrounded by family on January 17, 2020. Jeanne was born May 8, 1931 in Eland, WI and she was the daughter of Eldor and Myrtle (James) Moede. After graduating from OFHS in 1949, Jeanne followed her parent’s vocation and became a teacher; teaching in Oconto County rural schools. Jeanne was united in marriage to Donald Ahlborg, August 20, 1955 at United Methodist Church in Oconto Falls. After their [...]

Norma M. Jones Lutzke

Jan 03, 1926 - Jan 14, 2020

Norma M. Jones Lutzke, 94, Two Rivers, formerly of Reedsville and Oconto Falls, was called peacefully to her heavenly home on Tuesday morning, January 14, 2020 at her residence. She was born January 3, 1926 in Two Rivers to (Charles) Otto and Elsie (Schultz) Nelson, where she attended St. John’s Lutheran School, graduating from Washington High School with the class of 1943. Norma was always fond of her graduating class and continued to organize reunions for her classmates. On October [...]

Lynn (Housner) Miller

Jun 24, 1951 - Jan 05, 2020

Lynn (Housner) Miller, 68, Silver Cliff, died suddenly Sunday evening, January 5, 2020 at a Green Bay hospital following a short illness. She was born June 24, 1951 in Oconto Falls to Everett and Lucille (Elver) Housner. She attended Oconto Falls Public Schools, graduating high school with the class of 1969. On May 25, 1977 she married Randolph Miller in Milwaukee. The couple lived in Milwaukee until moving to Silver Cliff in 1996 when they purchased a campground and have [...]

Walter E. Saffran

Jul 28, 1930 - Jan 03, 2020

Walter E. Saffran, 89, Oconto Falls, died suddenly of natural causes at home Friday evening, January 3, 2020. He was born July 28, 1930 to Walter L. and Anna (Coleman) Saffran. As a young man, he served in the US Army during the Korean War. In 1956, he married Lorna Fuller and they had two sons together. Wally was employed in the instrumentation department at the Scott Paper Co. for 36 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of [...]

Daniel J. Dumas

Sep 04, 1946 - Dec 31, 2019

Daniel J. Dumas, 73, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay surrounded by family, following complications from being exposed to Agent Orange during his military service. He was born September 4, 1946 on the family farm in rural Lena to Daniel and Phyllis (Smith) Dumas. Dan grew up in rural Lena and attended Lena High School. On March 30, 1968 he married Patricia LaCombe in Oconto. Not long after their marriage, Dan enlisted [...]

Judy R. Routheau

May 06, 1937 - Dec 26, 2019

Judy R. Routheau, 82, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Thursday afternoon, December 26, 2019 of natural causes with her family present. The oldest of three children of Robert and Greda (Krepline) Routheau was born May 6, 1937 in Peshtigo. Her early years were spent in Peshtigo where she learned to enjoy fishing from her Grandpa Krepline. As a young girl, Judy moved to Green Bay where she graduated from West High School. Judy was employed in the office of Carver Boat [...]
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