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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 [...]

Dan “Sac” Radke

Dec 01, 1961 - May 18, 2019

Dan “Sac” Radke, 57, Oconto Falls, died suddenly of natural causes Saturday morning, May 18, 2019 at St. Clare ER. The middle of 5 children of Reuben and Lorraine (Kobs) Radke was born December 1, 1961 in Oconto Falls. Dan attended Oconto Falls Public Schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1980. Following graduation, he lived with his older brother Steve for over 10 years and they enjoyed hunting and fishing together. It was also around this time [...]

Brad Nernberger

Mar 19, 1970 - May 04, 2019

Brad Nernberger, 49, Kelly Lake, died Saturday afternoon, May 4, 2019 at home with family and friends present, following a short illness with cancer. He was born March 19, 1970 in Oconto to Lee and Sharon (Purgett) Nernberger. Brad grew up on the Pensaukee River in the Abrams area and was confirmed in the Christian faith at St. John’s Lutheran Church in the Town of Morgan. He attended Oconto Falls Public Schools, graduating from high school with the class of [...]

Marie Magnin

Sep 06, 1942 - Apr 24, 2019

Marie Magnin, 76, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at home of natural causes. The oldest child of Leo and Helen (Kapalin) Wendt was born September 6, 1942 in Suring. Marie grew up in Suring and Kelly Lake, attending Oconto Falls Public Schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1960. On January 12, 1963 she married Orrie “Chub” Magnin and together they raised two sons, Tim and Bart. Marie and Chub owned and operated the family [...]

Rufus R. Vorpahl

Jul 27, 1923 - Apr 21, 2019

Rufus R. Vorpahl, 95, Hobart, formerly of Oconto Falls, died peacefully Easter morning, April 21, 2019 at Emerald Bay Retirement Community. He was born July 27, 1923 on the family farm in the Town of Underhill to Edmund and Elizabeth (Runge) Vorpahl. He grew up in the township where he attended a small country school. As a young man, Rufus served in the US Army during WWII and was stationed in Europe during major military campaigns in five countries. As [...]

Justin Paul Dumas

Oct 18, 1996 - Apr 13, 2019

Justin Paul Dumas, 22, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Saturday morning, April 13, 2019 at home of natural causes following complications from CP.  He was born October 18, 1996 in Oconto Falls to Paul Dumas and Lori Smet.  Justin grew up in rural Oconto Falls where he attended public schools and graduated high school.  While he faced many challenges in his short time on earth, he loved life and always embraced it with a big and bright smile on his face; [...]
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