Obituaries

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Margaret A. Johnson

Margaret Arlene Johnson passed away most peacefully on Saturday, June 11.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Don; children, Bruce, Brian (Dianne) and Linda (Jim Kaiser); grandchildren, Devan (Dan Haselkamp), Aren and Noah; and brothers, Phil and Ralph (Gloria) Selgren.

She was 84 years old. She was a completely faithful servant of God her entire life and brought a foundation of Jesus to many people. This was most evident in her devotion to family, which was certainly tested through the years. Her creativity and talents would shine in the cooking, sewing and constant homemaking that she diligently performed. Her special touch was always evident. She never gave up and constantly endured with a hopeful, joyful and loving heart. She was an angel walking on Earth.

Fri
17
Jun

Louis L. Czaplewski

Louis “Lucky Lou” Czaplewski, 69, passed away on June 11, 2016, at his Gresham home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2016, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1230 Schabow St., Gresham, with Aaron High, 2nd Counselor in the bishopric, officiating. Burial will be in the Roosevelt Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday at the church from noon until the time of the service.

The family would appreciate donations for funeral expenses in lieu of flowers.

A full obituary can be found at www.swedbergfuneralhome.com.

Fri
17
Jun

Virginia Beattie

Virginia “Ginger” (Raeder) Beattie passed away unexpectedly but peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at her home in Neenah.

Ginger was born on Jan. 21, 1960, in Shawano to Victor and Viola (Norton) Raeder.

Ginger worked in various positions in her short life including caregiver for many years at Agape of Appleton Inc. and as a respite care provider for Winnebago County for children with special needs. Ginger graciously cared for her mother for the last eight years until her passing on Oct. 17, 2015. Ginger was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Neenah.

Ginger loved spending time planting flowers and decorating her house. She loved giving her time and hugs to so many of her nieces and nephews. She so enjoyed the many date days she and Frank would spend together.

Fri
17
Jun

Angie L. Merino

Angie L. Merino, 40, of Shawano, formerly of Keshena, passed away early Thursday morning, June 16, 2016, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

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

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

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Fri
17
Jun

Nathan L. Young

Nathan L. Young, 79, of the town of Wescott, Shawano County, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, June 15, 2016, following a lengthy illness.

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

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

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Thu
16
Jun

Mary R. Anderson

Mary R. Anderson, 83, of Shawano, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Shawano.

Mary was born in Arcadia, South Carolina, on May 5, 1933, the daughter of the late Adam and Allie (Beach) Sosbee. She was known throughout Shawano as “Grandma Mary” and could often be found volunteering in the community for the Shawano Hockey League or Olga Brener School. Mary was recently recognized by the Shawano School District with a Hawk Way Award.

She was member of Church on the Hill in Shawano.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Karen (Lamont Houston) Smith, of Shawano; two grandsons, Garrett (Samantha Dart) Smith and Alex Smith; one great-grandson, Rylan Dart; two stepsons, Douglas (Marilyn) Anderson, of Colorado, and Brady Anderson, of Shawano. She is further survived by her four siblings, Pete, Herman, Francis and Betsy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Anderson, her parents, and five brothers and sisters.

Tue
14
Jun

Wilma R. DeMain

Wilma R. (Doxtator) DeMain, Bowler, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016.

A memorial service will be held from 2-4 p.m. at Many Trails Park on June 17, 2016.

Please visit www.fosterfuneralhomes.com to add photos and condolences.

Wear something purple in remembrance of Wilma.

Tue
14
Jun

Diane E. DeBaker

Diane Ethel DeBaker, 68, of Leopolis, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, after a brief illness.

Diane was born in Shawano, on Nov. 12, 1947, the daughter of the late Orin and Geraldine (Cotter) Neuman. On Jan. 21, 1967, she was united in marriage to Joseph DeBaker at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Tigerton.

Diane had a big heart and was always putting others before herself. She enjoyed sewing, reading, shopping and spoiling her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Leopolis.

Tue
14
Jun

Betty Teetzen

Betty Teetzen, 72, of Waunakee, died peacefully at Waunakee Manor on May 31, 2016, with her sons by her side. She was born in Shawano on April 26, 1944, to Roy and Louise (Milarch) Nehring.

Betty was employed for 29 years at the Waunakee Tribune as a graphic designer and retired in 2007. She was a charter member of Peace Lutheran Church, serving as secretary from its beginning for 1½ years. She taught Sunday school and designed and created many church banners. She was a member for several years in the Waunakee Area Lioness Club holding positions of both secretary and president. Over her lifetime, she enjoyed doing all sorts of arts and crafts, and always enjoyed the company of friends and family. Her greatest pride and joy were her three sons, who were always there for her.

Tue
14
Jun

Robert Bray

Robert “Bob” Bray, 85, died May 23, 2016, in Colorado Springs following an illness.

Bob was the son of Lawrence and Bessie (Bird) Bray. He grew up in Waukesha, graduated from Waukesha High School in 1949, graduated from Carroll College in 1953 and served in the U.S. Army. He met his wife, Mary King, at Carroll College and they were married in 1955. Bob is remembered fondly as the alumni director for Carroll College from 1969 to 1983.

After retirement, Bob became an historical interpreter and performed as Benjamin Franklin on stage, in schools and for corporations. Bob was an actor, musician, calligrapher and writer. He loved theater, reading and traveling. His humor, wit, intellect and friendship will be missed by all who knew him.

He leaves his wife of 60 years, Mary (King) Bray; his sons, David (Wendy) and Paul Bray; and his daughter, Martha Wray; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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