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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 [...]

Joyce Bitters

May 18, 1944 - Dec 16, 2019

Joyce Bitters, 75, Oconto Falls, died early Monday morning, December 16, 2019 with her family present following a recent diagnosis of acute leukemia. She was born May 18, 1944 in Butler, WI to John and Loraine (Kruckeberg) Wickman. As a child, she moved with her family to Green Bay where she attended St. Paul Lutheran School, graduating from East High School. On September 25, 1965 she married James “Jimmy” Bitters and the couple had three children together. Following their marriage, [...]

Joyce Johnson

Feb 23, 1928 - Nov 10, 2019

Joyce Johnson, 91, Oconto Falls, died early Sunday morning, November 10, 2019 at home with her family by her side. She was born February 23, 1928 to Harry and Agnes Gomber. Joyce grew up on the family farm in Gillett and graduated from Gillett High School. As a young lady, she met the love of her life, Arnold Johnson, at a roller rink where they later spent many of their dates together. On February 26, 1955 Joyce and Arnold married [...]

Richard “Dick” Lemmen

Apr 07, 1933 - Nov 02, 2019

Richard “Dick” Lemmen, 86, Oconto Falls, died suddenly of natural causes Saturday evening, November 2, 2019 at home. He was born April 7, 1933 on the family farm in rural DePere to Mathew and Caroline (Bos) Lemmen. As a young man, Dick served in the US Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany. On August 11, 1956 he married Mary Alberts at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Green Bay. Following their marriage the couple lived [...]

Jeanne O’Harrow

Mar 10, 1947 - Oct 25, 2019

Jeanne O’Harrow (Sowle), 72, Oconto, formerly of Oconto Falls, died Friday, October 25, 2019 with her family present. The youngest of five children of Thomas C. and Mary (Padden) Tait Sr. was born March 10, 1947 in Oconto Falls. Jeanne attended St. Anthony Elementary School and graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1965. She went on to attend cosmetology school in Madison. On January 25, 1969 she married Timothy O’Harrow and they had two children together [...]

Edward Reilly

Apr 09, 1928 - Oct 19, 2019

Edward Reilly, 91, Pulaski, died Saturday afternoon, October 19, 2019 at Country Villa in Pulaski. He was born April 9, 1928 in the Town of Morgan to Edward and Gertrude (Hearty) Reilly.   Ed grew up on the family farm where he attended North Morgan School. On October 28, 1978 he married Janet Heins at Hillside Assembly of God Church in Gillett and they had two daughters. Following their marriage, he was employed at New-Line Industries in Suring. Ed continued to [...]

James “Mo” Motiff

Feb 01, 1949 - Oct 13, 2019

James “Mo” Motiff, 70, Oconto Falls, died Sunday morning, October 13, 2019 following a brief battle with cancer. He was born February 1, 1949 in Green Bay to Albert and Valeria (Kutska) Motiff. Mo grew up in the Duck Creek area and graduated from Bayport High School. As a young man, he served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. On May 18, 1991 he married Barbara Knute in Green Bay. Mo lived in the area for most of [...]

Isaac A. “Jonzey” Jones

Mar 01, 1993 - Oct 12, 2019

Isaac A. “Jonzey” Jones, lifetime resident of Menominee, MI died unexpectedly due to medical complications, on October 12, 2019 at the age of 26 while on the road truck driving in Bakersfield, California. Isaac was born in Marinette, WI on March 1, 1993 to Naomi Jones and Bill Lynch. He was a class of 2012 Menominee High School graduate where he was a wrestling state quarter finalist and football state semifinalist, Jonzey #74. He wrestled for Menominee Wrestling 12 years [...]
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