Obituaries

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Roy W. Gruetzmacher

Roy W. Gruetzmacher, 93, of Embarrass, entered his heavenly home Thursday evening, July 5, 2018, at Atrium Post Acute Care of Shawano at Evergreen.

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Lewis R. Schultz

Lewis R. “Louie” Schultz, 91, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano.

Louie was born Sept. 11, 1926, in Shawano, a son of the late Theodore and Elsie (Klabunde) Schultz. He attended school in Shawano, graduating with the Class of 1944. He went on to proudly serve his country in the U.S. Navy on the CA27 Chester Heavy Cruiser stationed in the Pacific from 1944 to 1946. On July 29, 1949, Louie married the love of his life, Janice Ehman, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano.

Louie loved to run. He was known throughout Shawano as the “running man.” He enjoyed archery, trap and clay shooting, deer and pheasant hunting, and fishing. He went fishing in Canada with his wife for 28 years. Louie always found jobs throughout the years and retired from Northland Foods in Shawano. He was a member of Divine Savior Lutheran Church in Shawano, where he served on various boards and committees.

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Florence M. Klawitter

Florence M. Klawitter, 85, of Suring, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Florence was born on June 14, 1933, to the late John and Myrtle (Tousey) Dessart in Suring. She married Richard Klawitter on Dec. 25, 1957. Florence and Richard both worked as teachers for the Suring School District for many years until their retirement. Florence greatly enjoyed knitting, sewing, cooking, gardening, and picture framing. Florence was always willing to teach and help anyone she met. She was a member of the Suring United Methodist Church.

Florence is survived by her nieces and nephews, Pamela J. (Setum) Brackmann, Rodney (Karen) Setum and family, David Holmes, Dawn Holmes, DuWayne Holmes, and Ken (Maddy) Holmes; and beloved cat, Buddy. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, on Aug. 12, 2015; parents, John and Myrtle; brother, Edward Dessart; and sister, Louise (Robert) Setum.

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07
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Archie E. Amundson

Archie E. Amundson, 69, of Shawano, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at his home. Archie was born on Nov. 30, 1948, son of the late Helmer and Dorothy (Conrad) Amundson. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict. Archie worked in the banking industry for 35 years, spending the last two years of his career at Citizens Bank in Shawano. On Jan. 5, 1991, he was united in marriage to Nancy Thomas in Racine. The couple relocated to Shawano in 1995. After his retirement from banking, Archie was best known for his furniture making, which he extremely enjoyed. Archie could often be found at the farmers market with his fur baby, dog Bob. He loved making people smile and enjoyed breakfast at Home Plate.

Archie is survived by his wife, Nancy; son, William (Stephanie); grandson, Cohen; sister, Mary (Don) White; two brothers, Harvey (Charlene) Amundson and Gerald Amundson; his dog, Bob; and special friends, Dennis, Larry and Lee.

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Janet L. Bergsbaken

Janet L. Bergsbaken, 66, of the Town of Maine, Outagamie County, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 5, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home and Crematory of Clintonville is assisting her family.

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06
Jul

Richard A. Danbury

Richard A. Danbury, 84, of Shawano, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Green Bay.

Service arrangements are pending and will be announced Saturday.

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

www.mickelsonfs.com

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06
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Gregory J. Kitson

Gregory (Greg) J. Kitson passed away on Oct. 31, 2017.

Greg was born in Kenosha on May 10, 1963, to Gladys (Kellermeier) Kitson and the late Thomas E. Kitson Jr. Greg grew up with his three sisters in Buhner’s Lake. He attended Burlington High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He served in the Army National Guard and Wisconsin National Guard Reserves. Greg was the owner of Kitson Environmental Services Inc. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a registered descendant member of Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin.

Interment of Greg’s ashes will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7 at St. Michael’s Cemetery located on County Road VV in Keshena. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be made in Greg’s name to the College of Menominee Nation, PO Box 1179, Keshena, WI 54135 and sent to the attention of Irene Kiefer, director of advancement.

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05
Jul

Margaret ‘Maggie’ Rosa Anderson

Margaret “Maggie” (Brandt) Anderson, 78, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018, in Appleton. She was born on March 31, 1940, in Townsend, the daughter of the late Elvin and Rosa Lena (Feldt) Brandt. She was a 1958 graduate of Antigo High School. Maggie was united in marriage to Thomas Raymond Anderson on Oct. 11, 1986, in Shawano. Maggie’s children witnessed enormous strength, patience and kindness from their mom on a daily basis, as she raised her four children on her own. She had a huge heart, which was noticed not only by her family, but often by the friends she welcomed to Christmas Eve, which she treated with an open door policy. Many may remember Maggie from Circle C Ranch, the Cotton Patch Supper Club, along with Pick ‘N Save, until her retirement. She enjoyed volunteering and was very active in the Shawano community as a charter member of Shawano Lake Lioness, Junior Achievement, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and assisting with the backpack program.

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Bonnie Jane Jerzykowski

Bonnie J. Jerzykowski, 75, of Shawano, formerly of Menasha, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano. She was born on Oct. 20, 1942, the daughter of Arthur and Gladys (Hein) Brede. Bonnie was united in marriage to Richard Jerzykowski on Oct. 4, 1969, at St. John the Baptist Church, Menasha. Bonnie will be remembered fondly for being a simple woman, and her love of golden retrievers.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Richard; a daughter, Kym (Jim) Hughes; a grandson, Rainier Hughes; a sister, Marjorie (Richard “Rip”) Hartjes; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Gale Brede.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., on Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Wichmann Funeral Home-Laemmrich Chapel, 312 Milwaukee St., Menasha. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Menasha. Visitation will be on Monday at the chapel from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

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June B. Miller

June B. Miller, 82, passed away peacefully at Bellin Hospital on June 26, 2018.

June was born on June 1, 1936, to the late Walter and Anna (Konop) Miller. She graduated from Bonduel High School in 1954 and spent a majority of her career working for Kohler Company, retiring after 40-plus years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Allen Miller and Wally Miller, and sister, Nancy Hottenstine.

June is survived and missed by her daughter, Dawn Van Winkle, of Green Bay; grandchildren, Ryan (Saji) Van Winkle, of Plymouth, and Skyler (Carrie) Van Winkle, of Green Bay; and four great-grandchildren, Alex, Anthony, Liliah and Makaela. She is further survived by her sisters, Sylvia Kahler and Nat Spang, and her brothers, Dean Miller and Robert Miller.

The family would like to thank Bellin Hospital and Unity Hospice for their assistance.

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