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Phyllis M. Johnson

Jun 22, 1935 - Jan 10, 2021

Phyllis M. Johnson, 85, Oconto Falls died Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Meadowbrook Health and Rehab. The 4th daughter of Frank and Gladys (Cleary) Plain was born June 22, 1935 in Oconto Falls. Phyllis, one of seven sisters affectionately known as “The Plain Girls”, graduated high school with the class of 1953. On October 9, 1954 she married James “Jimmy” Johnson at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Oconto Falls. Phyllis lived in Oconto Falls all of her life where she [...]

Jon C. Topping

Jul 09, 1975 - Dec 29, 2020

Jon C. Topping, 45, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Tuesday evening, December 29, 2020 in ICU at a Green Bay hospital following complications from COVID. The oldest of 3 children was born July 9, 1975 in Oconto Falls to Kenneth and Judith ((Wise) Topping. Jon grew up in Lena and attended public schools. On July 21, 2017 he married Jennifer Thorp in Oconto Falls. Jon was employed as an aide for 24 years in the local nursing home and was looking [...]

Buck James Kozlovsky

Nov 24, 1998 - Dec 09, 2020

Buck James Kozlovsky, 22, Oconto Falls, died suddenly of natural causes early Wednesday morning, December 9, 2020. He was born November 24, 1998 in Green Bay to Richard Kozlovsky and Cristy Meunier. Buck attended Oconto Falls public schools, graduating from high school with the class of 2017. Buck was currently employed at Witt’s Piggly Wiggly in Oconto Falls. “Buck was many things in his life” as his twin sister said, “a friend, a nephew, a grandchild, a son, a Dungeon [...]

Robert “Bob” Zaidel

Jan 17, 1944 - Dec 04, 2020

Robert “Bob” James Zaidel, 76, Lena, died Friday morning, December 4, 2020 at home surrounded by family following a 14 month courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born January 17, 1944 in the Town of Spruce to Joseph and Ruby (Cisler) Zaidel Sr. Bob grew up in the area and attended school, graduating from Lena High School with the class of 1962. While in high school, he began working for Frigo Cheese. On October 16, 1965 he married Linda [...]

Betty Delzer Sosinski

Aug 15, 1939 - Dec 04, 2020

Oconto – We are sad to announce the death of our mother, Betty Delzer Sosinske, 81, on Friday, December 4, 2020 at her home at Emerald Bay Assisted Living in Hobart, WI.  She was born August 15, 1939 to Harold and Irene (Van Ess) Wilson. On July 12, 1958 she married Hugo Delzer Jr. and they were married for 43 years until his death in 2001.  Their marriage was an example of true love and devotion and we were witnesses to [...]

Audrey E. Place

Jun 15, 1941 - Nov 29, 2020

Audrey E. Place, 79, Oconto Falls, died suddenly of natural causes Sunday afternoon, November 29, 2020 at an area hospital emergency room. She was born June 15, 1941 in Washington D.C. to William and Anna (Meyers) Poole. On May 9, 1958 she married Kenyon Place in Washington D.C. and the couple had six children together. Following their marriage, the couple lived in D.C. until moving to Wisconsin in 1969. Audrey and her companion of 25 years, Harvey “Butch” Kitzman enjoyed [...]

Betty Birr

Apr 18, 1934 - Nov 21, 2020

Betty Birr, 86, Krakow, died Saturday morning, November 21, 2020 at Bellin Hospital. She was born April 18, 1934 in Pound to Leland and Emma (Pecha) Casper. Betty grew up on the family farm in rural Pound and attended Coleman schools, graduating with the class of 1952. On May 8, 1954 she married Otis Birr. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Oconto Falls for a short time until moving to Oconomowoc where they started a family construction business and [...]

Darlene J. Van Egeren

Nov 14, 1935 - Nov 20, 2020

Darlene J. Van Egeren, 85, Oconto Falls died peacefully Friday morning, November 20, 2020 at Meadowbrook surrounded by her family. The youngest of 10 children was born November 14, 1935 to Arthur and Celia (Piper) Nohr. While growing up in Green Bay and working at Woolworth’s store, she met her future husband. On October 11, 1958 she married Joseph L. Van Egeren and the couple have five children together. Because of her husband military career in the US Army, the [...]

Robert “Bob” Metzner

Mar 20, 1927 - Nov 18, 2020

Robert “Bob” Metzner, 93 and a half, Phoenix, AZ, formerly Oconto Falls, WI died Wednesday morning, November 18, 2020 at the home he shared with his daughter. He was born March 20, 1927 in Lena, WI to Henry and Lena (Beschta) Metzner. Bob grew up on the family farm in rural Lena where he attended school. As a young man, he served in the US Army Signal Corps during the Korean War. On June 18, 1955 he married Leocadia “Katie” [...]

Marie Vivian (Scherer) Klatt-Wussow

May 08, 1937 - Nov 16, 2020

Marie Vivian (Scherer) Klatt-Wussow, 83, Suring, formerly of Oconto Falls and Gillett, died Monday morning, November 16, 2020 at The Bay at Suring. She was born May, 8, 1937 in the Town of Stiles to Clarence and Jennie (Manser) Scherer. In September of 1956, she married Ronald Klatt, they had four children together and farmed in the Town of Underhill. In August of 1978, she married Donald Wussow and the couple lived in Gillett. Marie will be fondly remembered as [...]
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