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Steve Hines

Jul 04, 1952 - Aug 25, 2018

Steve Hines, 66, Oconto Falls, died Saturday evening, August 25, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.  He was born July 4, 1952 in Garden City, MI to Hilton and Carolyne (Willoughby) Hines.  Steve grew up in Plymouth, MI where he graduated high school. On May 11, 1974 he married Pamela Jahnke in Wausaukee.  Following their marriage the couple lived in Wausaukee where Steve worked for the telephone company.  In 1999, the couple moved to Oconto Falls where Steve [...]

Walter “Wally” Faltynski

Sep 02, 1943 - Aug 12, 2018

Wally Faltynski, 74, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Sunday evening, August 12, 2018 at UW Hospital with his family by his side.  He was born September 2, 1943 in Green Bay to Joseph “Zip” and Dorothy (Weber) Faltynski.  Wally grew up in Green Bay where he attended public schools, graduating from East High School with the class of 1961.  Following graduation, he went to work for the City of Green Bay. On July 9, 1966 he married Corale Bourguignon at St. [...]

Leocadia “Katie” Metzner

May 24, 1926 - Aug 11, 2018

Leocadia “Katie” M. Metzner, 92, of Oconto Falls, passed away on Saturday morning August 11, 2018 in a local nursing home.  The daughter of the late Stanley and Bernice (Hlopek) Masaslanka was born May 24, 1926 in Bessemer, MI.  She grew up in the UP.  Katie graduated from A.D. Johnson High School, Class of 1944.  Following graduation she went to Elgin, IL and worked at the watch factory for ten years. On June 18, 1955, she married Robert “Bob” Metzner [...]

Gloria Behling (Bunn)

Dec 16, 1952 - Aug 05, 2018

Gloria J. Behling (Bunn), 65, New Franken, formerly of Oconto Falls, died Sunday morning, August 5, 2018, at Anna’s House in New Franken.  She was born December 16, 1952 in Oconto Falls to Leonard Laabs and Florence Peters-Taylor.  Gloria attended Oconto Falls Public Schools and graduated high school with the class of 1971.  Because her parents owned and operated the Falls Family Restaurant for many years, Gloria grew up in the restaurant and worked there for many years. In 1971, [...]

Brian J. Arneson

Aug 21, 1957 - Jul 21, 2018

Brian J. Arneson, 60, OcontoFalls, died peacefully on Saturday, July 21, 2018.  He was born August 21, 1957 to John and Elaine (Deering) Arneson.  Brian lived and grew up in the Gillett area and in his younger years, he was a farmer and truck driver.  He enjoyed hunting, trucking, and riding his motorcycle and later in life, worked on the family farm, cut wood and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Survivors are his mother Elaine (Deering) Arneson, Oconto [...]

Patricia “Pat” L. Hudson

Jul 25, 1936 - Jul 08, 2018

Patricia “Pat” L. Hudson, Suamico, died peacefully, with her family at her side, on Sunday, July 8, 2018.  Pat was born July 25, 1936 to Roland and Rose (Murphy) Valentine.  She grew up in the Abrams area and graduated from OcontoFallsHigh School with the class of 1954.  Following high school, she earned her RN degree from Misericordia School of Nursing in Milwaukee. On April 4, 1959 she married Donald "Don" J. Hudson at St. Joseph Church in Chase and they [...]

Marcella “Sally” (Kohel) Schroeder

Oct 17, 1936 - Jun 28, 2018

Marcella “Sally” (Kohel) Schroeder, 81, Suring, peacefully went to her heavenly home, on a warm summer Thursday evening, June 28, 2018 at home surrounded by family.  She was born October 17, 1936 on the family homestead in the Town of Morgan to Theodore and Gladys (Sell) Gaertig.  As a young girl, Sally attended a one room school house, Morgan Central, and graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1954.  It was during this part of her life [...]

Dorothy DeCloux

Jan 20, 1915 - Jun 16, 2018

Dorothy DeCloux, 103, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Saturday morning, June 16, 2018 at Lakewood Assisted Living surrounded by family.  She was born January 20, 1915 in Oconto Falls to Robert and Florence (Olson) Damp Jr. Dorothy lived in Oconto Falls for most of her life where she worked at a local canning factory and Sonny’s Restaurant before retiring from Mirro.  She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls.  Dorothy enjoyed cooking, dancing, gardening, crocheting and working in [...]

Luella Whiting

Nov 24, 1942 - Jun 13, 2018

Luella Whiting, 75, died peacefully Wednesday evening, June 13, 2018 at Care Partners in Oconto.  She was born November 24, 1942 in the Town of Breed to Edgar and Margery (Holmes) Farrar.  Luella grew up on the family farm in rural Oconto where she attended school and graduated high school. On December 3, 1960 she married Ronald C. Whiting at the Oconto United Methodist Church and the couple lived in the Town of Stiles for most of their married lives.  [...]

Gary L. Leayman

Sep 21, 1946 - Jun 07, 2018

Gary L. Leayman, 71, Oconto Falls, died early Thursday morning, June 7, 2018 at home with his family present, following a three year illness with acute myeloid leukemia.  He was born September 21, 1946 in Winfield, KS to Glenroy and Marjorie (Kunkel) Leayman.  Gary grew up in the area where he attended schools, graduating from Douglas High School with the class of 1964.  Following graduation, he attended Cowley County College where he earned an associate degree.  Gary then entered the [...]
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