Obituaries

Mon
28
Jul

Warren A. “Jim” Born

Warren A. “Jim” Born, 89, of Bonduel, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Shawano. Born on Sept. 14, 1924, in Green Bay, he was the son of the late Art Manthei and the late Violet Born.

Jim was united in marriage to Margaret Kranning on Feb. 19, 1949. They made their home in the town of Washington for nine years and then moved to their farm in the town of Hartland in 1960, where he resided for the rest of his life. Jim enjoyed spending time with dog Keta, playing Sheep head, reading his Bible, taking rides and spending time with his grandchildren.

Jim is survived by his daughters, Jeannie Sadler, of Shawano, and Joy (Ken) Seitler, of Gillett; his son, Sheldon (Barb) Born, of Bonduel; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Wayne (Janet) Manthie, of Cecil; and a sister, Sharon (Phill) Bennett, of Sun Prairie.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son.

Fri
25
Jul

Barbara Frechette-Kelley

Barbara Frechette-Kelley, 78, passed away Thursday evening, July 24, 2014, in Gresham. Born on Nov. 5, 1935, in Keshena, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Sarah (Irving) Frechette.

On Nov. 15, 1986, Barbara was united in marriage to Ellsworth A. Kelley. He preceded her in death in 1989. Living most of her life in the Keshena area, she was active in the community. Barbara worked as the Menominee County treasurer for over 30 years. Barbara served as the president of the Menominee Indian School Board and served as vice chair of the Menominee Tribe. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and she was a member of Schoenstatt.

Barbara is survived by her son, Reynold Frechette Sr., of Keshena; her grandchildren, Billy Jo (Jake) Frechette, of Gresham, Jennifer Marie (Jesse) Frechette, of Keshena, and Reynold Frechette Jr.; and seven great-grandchildren.

Fri
25
Jul

Loraine A. Grosskopf

Loraine A. Grosskopf, 93, of Shawano, passed away Monday morning, July 21, 2014, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. The former Loraine Stoehr was born Sept. 13, 1920, one of 13 children born to the late Joseph and Theresa (Weber) Stoehr.

Loraine was born in Gresham and enjoyed life growing up on her family’s farm. After graduating from Gresham High School, she continued her education by attending the Oshkosh Teachers College. After earning her teaching degree, she taught in Colgate, Tilleda, Leopolis and later in Navarino. During World War II, she worked for the United States War Department as an artillery inspector in Baraboo.

Fri
25
Jul

Eugene L. Peterson

Eugene L. Peterson, 89, of Lunds, passed away Friday morning, July 25, 2014, at Sheridan Health and Rehabilitation Center in Kenosha.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced next week.

Mickelson Funeral &Cremation Service Inc. of Shawano is assisting the Peterson family with the service arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Thu
24
Jul

William M. Pyawasay Sr.

William M. Pyawasay Sr., 89, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Keshena.

William was born in Keshena on Nov. 27, 1924, to the late Mitchell and Pauline (LaFrambois) Pyawasay. William enlisted in the Navy and served in World War II on the U.S.S Harrison. William was united in marriage to Jacqualine M. Menore on June 13, 1946. In 1957, they moved the family to Milwaukee, where they lived until retirement in 1980, when they moved back to Keshena. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, crossword puzzles and reading, especially westerns. William was an extremely smart man and talented artist and has a painting hanging in the Milwaukee Museum.

Wed
23
Jul

Elliott T. West

Elliott T. West, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 18, 2014. He was born on Dec. 25, 1982, in Appleton, to Michael and Gloria (Gwost) West.

Elliott graduated from Appleton North High School in 2001, and went on to attend and graduate from Humboldt University in 2006.

As a child, Elliott was full of joy and energy. He was a trendsetter and known for his outgoing personality. Elliott was a brilliant young man with the unique ability to remember trivia in a variety of disciplines. Although Elliott struggled with addiction, he continued to be the caring, generous and loving young man that his family knew and loved.

In recent years, Elliott’s true passion was working as a dog trainer and caretaker. He also worked at DuTriRun as an operations assistant. He could communicate with dogs in a way that was unique to Elliott. Whether it was with his own dogs, Neo and River, or a dog at the park, Elliott developed a bond.

Wed
23
Jul

Shirley Ann Welcing

Shirley Ann Welcing, 79, of Bonduel, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Cecil with the Rev. Luke Ferris officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, July 25, 2014, from 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in the St. Martin’s Catholic parish cemetery.

Swedberg-Wendt Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Tue
22
Jul

Mitchell “Ed” Edward Elm

Mitchell “Ed” Edward Elm, 72, entered into the spirit world on July 8, 2014.

Born on March 12, 1942, in Red Springs to Bertha Elm (McGee) and Mitchell Elm Jr., Mitchell lived in Northern California for the past few decades and passed away in Ukiah, California. Although he left this world through the taking of his own life, he is a survivor—having fought a long battle with a brain disease (bipolar disorder) and living much longer than most who have this condition.

He was loved by many people and animals and known for his humor, fun-loving spirit, compassion, wisdom, generosity and suspender-wearing. He loved playing the guitar and making people laugh.

Tue
22
Jul

Mildred “Mickie” Blum

Mildred “Mickie” Blum, 85, formerly of Cecil, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Shawano.

Mildred was born on April 28, 1929, to the late Frank and Cecilia (Kaufman) Kloewer in Harlan, Iowa. On Feb. 7, 1950, she married Albert J. Blum in West Phalia, Iowa. He preceded her in death July 2009. Mildred was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church in Cecil. Her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and being able to go to watch them participate in their activities. She enjoyed quilting, growing flowers and playing cards with family and friends. Mickie always enjoyed driving for the Amish. She loved watching on TV the Brewers, the Cardinals and the Milwaukee Bucks.

Tue
22
Jul

Lorraine A. Grosskopf

Lorraine A. Grosskopf, 93, of Shawano, passed away Monday morning, July 21, 2014, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced later.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with the service arrangements.

www.mickelsonfs.com

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