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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 [...]

Karen Gagnon

May 20, 1953 - Nov 01, 2020

Karen Gagnon, 67, Pound, died Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2020, following a short illness with cancer. Karen was born on May 20, 1953 to the late John and Joan (Janssen) Gagnon. Even though Karen was taken too soon, she lived an extraordinary life surrounded by people who adored her. She was a dedicated RN who was in her 45th year of providing home care of mostly young people, becoming part of the family. Karen was a wonderful sister, aunt and [...]

Joanne Kardoskee-Spice

Jan 20, 1935 - Oct 31, 2020

Joanne Kardoskee-Spice, 85, Oconto Falls, died Saturday evening, October 31, 2020 at Emerald Bay care facility in Hobart. She was born January 20, 1935 in Oconto Falls to Edward and Mary (Konitzer) Gallas Sr. Joanne grew up in Oconto Falls where she attended St. Anthony Catholic elementary school, which she always treasured, and graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1953. Following graduation, she worked in the office of Bay Lakes Cooperative. On November 28, 1953 she [...]

Theodore “Ted” W. Roscoe

Jan 02, 1935 - Oct 30, 2020

Theodore W. Roscoe "I was born Jan. 2, 1935 and I died October 30, 2020. A lot has happened to me between those two dates. My parents were Walter and Luella (Potter) Roscoe of Bay City, Michigan. Wonderful, loving parents. I went to school at St. Joseph for 14 years (the nuns liked me). After graduation, I entered the U.S. Army during the end of the Korean War, serving in Chinon, France as a Med Tech. After the service, I [...]

Craig Kopatz

Mar 15, 1959 - Oct 24, 2020

Craig Kopatz, 61, Oconto Falls, loving son, brother, father, husband, uncle, grandfather, and friend lost his 16-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at home with his family present. Craig was born on March 15, 1959 in Suring, WI to Fred and the late Elizabeth (Sleeter) Kopatz. Craig was a mason by trade and a member of Local 330 for over 35 years. He worked up through the ranks of Hougard Construction to become the youngest superintendent [...]

Elaine Anderson

Apr 04, 1933 - Oct 11, 2020

Elaine Anderson, 87, Oconto Falls, died suddenly of natural causes Sunday, October 11, 2020 at home. She was born April 4, 1933 in Michigan to William and Rose (Gerrard) McNutt. While in grade school, she moved with her family to Wisconsin and graduated high school. On September 12, 1953 she married Clifford R. Anderson in Menominee, MI. The couple made their home in the Oconto Falls area all of their married lives and once owned and operated Anderson Lanes in [...]

James “Jim” T. Albert

Aug 29, 1958 - Oct 04, 2020

James “Jim” T. Albert, 62, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Sunday afternoon, October 4, 2020 at St. Clare Memorial Hospital. He was born August 29, 1958 in Oconto Falls to Steve F. and Donna (Schenk) Albert Sr. Jim attended Gillett Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1976. Following graduation, he served in the US Navy for four years on Aircraft Carrier Midway as a boiler technician before ending his military obligations in 1982. Following his honorable discharge, Jim returned [...]

James “Jim” Magnin

Jun 12, 1935 - Sep 11, 2020

James “Jim” Magnin, 85, Oconto Falls, died Friday evening, September 11, 2020 at St. Clare Memorial Hospital. He was born June 12, 1935 in Oconto Falls, the oldest child of Elmer and Ruth “Tommy” (Kilmer) Magnin. Jim grew up on the family farm in the Town of Stiles where he learned to work hard, have fun and the meaning of family. He attended Oconto Falls Public Schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1953. Following graduation, Jim served [...]

Leland “Penny” Nicholas

May 21, 1931 - Aug 26, 2020

Leland “Penny” Nicholas, 89, Oconto Falls, died Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 21, 1931 in Abrams to Wesley and Bernice (Exferd) Nicholas. Leland grew up in the Abrams area where he attended Abrams State Grade School, graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1949. It was in high school when one of his coaches referred to him as “Penny” and the name stuck. As a young man, [...]
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