Obituaries

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Karen Bartelt-Marshall

Karen Bartelt-Marshall went home on Feb. 13, 2016.

Karen was born on Sept. 9, 1956, in Milwaukee to Burton Bartelt (deceased) and Lorraine (Malueg) Bartelt (deceased). She lived in Wisconsin until 1992, when she moved to Florida for a job with Comcast as the pay per view coordinator for the area from Jacksonville to Key West. As coordinator she met many boxing legends, including Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran and Oscar De La Hoya.

Karen met the love of her life, Scott Marshall, in 1996 and was married in 1998. Their marriage ceremony was portrayed on the Learning Channel as “A Wedding Story” to let everyone know that you will always find the right person – it’s never too late.

In 2005, they moved to New Mexico, where Karen was finally able to have horses in her own yard. Karen loved her horses, which included one she rescued.

Wed
24
Feb

Arbutus C. Seelig-Krueger

Arbutus “Dolly” C. Seelig-Krueger, 85, of the town of Matteson, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, at Appleton Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Arbutus “Dolly” Carrie Seelig-Krueger was born on Feb. 2, 1931, in the Township of Waukechon, Shawano County, to the late Stewart and Olga (Knoff) Thompson. She attended school in the Manawa area and played clarinet in the high school band. After graduation, Dolly was united in marriage to Elmer Seelig on Oct. 23, 1948. The couple worked on the family farm in the town of Wyoming and later in the town of Matteson. She worked at Noritage in Embarrass, Hansen Glove Factory in Clintonville and the F.W.D. Corporation, Clintonville, from which she retired after many years.

Dolly was a member of Christus Lutheran Church, Clintonville, where she was a familiar face in worship as well as in the kitchen. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Krueger in 2002 at Christus on her birthday.

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24
Feb

Dennis W. Kirsch

Dennis W. Kirsch, 64, of Bonduel, died on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at his home.

Dennis was born on March 1, 1951, in Bonduel to the late Walter P. and Cecelia (Krause) Kirsch. Dennis was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bonduel. After graduating from high school, Dennis continued farming on the family farm and was proud when it was recognized as a Century Farm. When his mother started researching their family genealogy, it inspired Dennis to learn more about his family roots. He was also a lifetime member of the Shawano County Agricultural Society.

Fri
19
Feb

Martha V. Mecikalski

Martha “Mardi” V. Mecikalski, 80, of Cecil, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Shawano.

Martha was born in Freedom, Minnesota, on Dec. 26, 1935, the daughter of the late Gustave and Mary (Borash) Lutzke.

Mardi is survived by her husband, LeRoy Sr.; their children, Lee Jr., David, Thomas (Rhonda) and Amy; seven grandchildren, Julie, Brandon, Angie, Courtney, Josh, Matt and Andrew; and three great-grandchildren, Bobbie, Matthew and Joey.

Memorial Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 16000 W. National Ave., New Berlin, with the Rev. Arul Ponnaiyan officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the services.

Swedberg Funeral Home of Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Fri
19
Feb

Dorothy Sherwood

Dorothy Sherwood, 87, of Clintonville, passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 19, 2016, at her home.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting her family.

Fri
19
Feb

Orvin L. Korb

Orvin L. Korb, 83, of the town of Bear Creek, passed away on Feb. 17, 2016, at Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville, is assisting his family.

Wed
17
Feb

Roger W. Hoffman

Roger W. “Buck” Hoffman, formerly of Gresham, passed away on Feb. 16, 2016, at the age of 77 at a local nursing home.

Roger was born in Shawano on Dec. 31, 1938, to the late Ralph and Esther (Zoromski) Hoffman. He graduated from Gresham High School in 1958.

Roger married Margaret Ziemer at St. Francis Solanus Church in Gresham, where he was a lifelong member, on June 18, 1966.

Roger worked for various construction firms in the Fox Valley as a manual laborer in his younger years. Later in life, he enjoyed such hobbies as squirrel hunting, upholstery, woodworking, carpentry, fly tying, small-engine repair and doing word searches. His favorite hobby was both pan and ice fishing. For him, a day not spent fishing was a day wasted!

He was also a significant figure in the St. Francis Solanus Parish annual dumpling dinner for many years. He spent a significant amount of time and energy to make it successful.

Wed
17
Feb

Myrna J. Zhuckkahosee Jackson

Myrna Jean Zhuckkahosee Jackson Bergen, Spirit Name “Me-Theip-Pia” (Baby Eagle), 74, of Shawano, passed away on Feb. 16, 2016, at Appleton Medical Center. Myrna was born on May 20, 1941, in Keshena, a daughter of the late James “Jim” and Matilda “Tillie” (Waupoose) Zhuckkahosee. She attended St. Joseph’s School in Keshena and later graduated from Shawano Senior High School in 1960. On Sept. 11, 1976, she married the love of her life, Thomas Bergen. The couple lived in both Chicago and Wisconsin. She loved her Christmas vacation to Las Vegas every year. Myrna had been employed with Checker Taxi Cab Company of Chicago for 24 years. She also worked as a jeweler, creating her own jewelry. She enjoyed making bead work and sweet grass baskets. Myrna also enjoyed doing her quill work on white birch bark.

Tue
16
Feb

Therese P. Mannino

Therese P. Mannino, 91, of Shawano, formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, Feb. 15, 2016, in Shawano.

Therese was born on June 30, 1924 in Chicago, a daughter of the late Biasi and Catherine (Varallo) Miraglia. She attended school in Chicago, graduating from Austin High School. Following high school, she went to work at Marshall Field’s department store. She married John Mannino in Chicago, where the couple lived until 1993 when they moved to Round Lake Beach, Illinois. Her husband preceded her in death in 1999. Shortly thereafter, Therese moved to the town of Wescott.

While living in Shawano, Therese attended St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Cecil. She loved cooking, gardening and knitting, as well as the occasional trip to the casino.

Therese spent many years caring for her son, John “Jack” Mannino. She was an avid Chicago Bears fan.

Tue
16
Feb

Myrna Jackson

Myrna Jackson, 74, of Shawano, began her journey to the Spirit World on Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, 2016, in Appleton.

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

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date.

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