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Eugene Peters

Jul 14, 1941 - Nov 21, 2021

Eugene Peters, 80, Oconto Falls, died Sunday morning, November 21, 2021 with family present.  He was born July 14, 1941 in Oconto to Allan and Rose (Laabs) Peters.  Eugene grew up in Brookside where he attended a small rural school which was heated by coal and had two teachers for all eight grades.  He later graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1959.  As a young man, Gene worked for Krause Dairy in Morgan and the Oconto [...]

Jim Blazek

Jun 05, 1952 - Nov 17, 2021

Jim Blazek, 69, Kelly Lake, died Wednesday evening, November 17, 2021 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, after fighting a severe infection with a very broken heart since his beloved wife Carol died 27 days ago. He was born June 5, 1952 to Earl and Ila (Sloup) Blazek of Kelly Lake. Jim grew up at the lake and attended Oak and Kelly Lake elementary schools before going to Oconto Falls Middle School and graduating from Oconto Falls High School with [...]

Jacqueline “Jackie” Lynn Carriveau-Vorpahl

Dec 02, 1966 - Nov 08, 2021

Jacqueline “Jackie” Lynn Carriveau-Vorpahl, 54, Oconto Falls, gained her wings due to complications from ALS on Monday, November 8, 2021, surrounded by her loving family and went home to be with Jesus and her father, whom she missed so dearly every day.  She was born December 2, 1966 in Oconto Falls to Dennis and Ruth (Demmith) Carriveau.  Jackie grew up in the Lena area where she attended public schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1985.  Following high [...]

James “Jim” H. Fischer

Jun 03, 1943 - Nov 06, 2021

James “Jim” H. Fischer, 78, Lena, died suddenly of natural causes Saturday evening, November 6, 2021.  He was born June 3, 1943 in Milwaukee to Carmen Fischer.  As a child, he moved to Brillion where he was raised on his grandparent’s farm and attended public schools.  As a young man he moved to the Milwaukee area where he drove semi-truck for Schwerman Trucking. On August 17, 1974 he married Peggy Sommers in Hartford.  Following their marriage, the couple lived in [...]

Charles “Charlie” L. Walske

Aug 31, 1948 - Nov 03, 2021

Charles “Charlie” L. Walske, 73, Lena, died suddenly Wednesday evening, November 3, 2021 at home of natural causes.  He was born August 31, 1948 in the Town of Green Valley to Wilbert “Joe” and Berwyn (Birr) Walske.  As an infant, he moved with his family to rural Lena where he grew up and attended school. As a young man he went to work for Frigo Cheese in Lena where he worked in the warehouse and did training until his retirement [...]

Alyce L. Ankerson

Mar 27, 1920 - Oct 31, 2021

Alyce L. Ankerson, 101, Gillett, died Sunday morning, October 31, 2021 at St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls.  She was born March 27, 1920 in rural Oconto Falls to Anton and Astrid (Nelson) Anderson.  As a young lady, she moved to San Diego, CA with her two brothers, Arnold and Merlin “Chet” Anderson, to work at Consolidated AirCraft assembling airplanes for the war effort. On September 23, 1950 she married Robert M. Ankerson in Oconto.  The couple lived in [...]

Carol J. Blazek

Mar 13, 1953 - Oct 21, 2021

Carol J. Blazek, 68, Kelly Lake, died peacefully Thursday evening, October 21, 2021 with her loving family by her side in Oconto Falls following complications from a 16 year courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease.  She was born March 13, 1953 in Oconto Falls to Emanuel “Chick” and Fern Umentum.  Carol grew up in Oconto Falls where she attended public schools, made life-long friends and would meet her one and only Jim Blazek, graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the [...]

Harold W. Delzer

Mar 30, 1928 - Oct 16, 2021

Harold W. Delzer, 93, Morgan, died Saturday afternoon, October 16, 2021 at a Green Bay hospital.  He was born March 30, 1928 to Hugo and Ella (Retzlaff) Delzer Sr.  Harold grew up in the Town of Morgan and graduated from Oconto Falls High School. On January 27, 1951 he married Beryl Calba in Oconto.  The couple farmed their entire married lives in the Town of Morgan with the help of family members and good friends.  Harold was well known for [...]

Ruth Truckey

Feb 10, 1959 - Oct 02, 2021

Ruth Truckey, 62, Stiles, died Saturday afternoon, October 2, 2021 following an acute illness with Lewy-Body dementia.  She was born February 10, 1959 to George and Regina Lotter.  Ruth grew up in Oconto Falls where she attended St. Anthony Catholic School, graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1977. On June 28, 1986 she married Gary Truckey in Stiles and they had two children together.  Ruth loved children and provided in-home child care for many years. Survivors [...]

Richard Carroll

Jan 12, 1945 - Oct 01, 2021

Richard Carroll, 76, Oconto Falls, died Friday, October 1, 2021 at home.  He was born January 12, 1945 in Cornell, WI to Russell and Bertha (Bostedt) Carroll.  Richard grew up in Cornell where he graduated high school and went on to attend college.  He entered the US Navy where he served for four years and following his honorable discharge, attended UW-Stevens Point graduating with a degree in elementary education. On July 8, 1972 he married Bonnie Carroll in Greenville.  The [...]
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