Obituaries

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Joyce A. Reichert

Joyce Ann Reichert (Sheiffele), 72, died on Aug. 12, 2016. She was born on July 11, 1944.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Sheiffele; mother, Barbara Sheiffele; and brother, Paul Sheiffele.

She is survived by her husband, Paul Joseph Reichert; children: Kelly Ann McAuly (H. Jason McAuly, children: Christopher McAuly, Katherine McAuly, Colleen McAuly, Kassandra McAuly, Crystal McAuly); Lawrence Paul Reichert (W. Karen Reichert, children: Melissa Palmer (great-grandson: Dayton Palmer), Bradley Palmer, Brittany Reichert, Summer Reichert, Karen (Sissy) Reichert, Larry (Buddy) Reichert); Steven John Reichert (W. Angela Reichert, children: Brooke Reichert, Gibson Reichert); and Barbara Jean Reichert (children: Asher Reichert); brother, Arthur Sheiffele (W. Elizabeth Sheiffele); and many more nieces, nephews and beloved family members around the country.

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Hilda F. Olson

Hilda F. Olson, 99, passed away on Monday evening, Aug. 15, 2016, at Park View Health Center in Oshkosh. She was born on Dec. 17, 1916, in Outagamie County, daughter of the late Herman and Julia (Hurab) Falk.

Hilda was a graduate of New London High School, Class of 1936. She worked at American Can in Menasha. She was married to John M. Olson, of Shawano, after the boys came home from World War II. The couple lived in Menasha, and had two children, Bonnie Mae and Johnnie Jr., who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Menasha 22 years after his service in Vietnam.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Mae; her granddaughter, Kim Gast, of Lena; four great-grandchildren, Amanda, Brian, Jesse and Jared; eight great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

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Bernice L. Svetnicka

Bernice L. Svetnicka, 91, of the Township of Navarino, Shawano County, passed away on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at the Birch Hill Care Center in Shawano.

Bernice was born on April 29, 1925, in Navarino as the daughter of the late Benjamin and Gladys (Pues) Schuelke. She graduated from Bonduel High School and started working as an accountant at Ebert’s Dairy. On May 25, 1946, Bernice was united in marriage to Thomas “Laurence” Svetnicka at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Navarino. The married couple farmed in the town of Navarino their entire married life.

Bernice was a faithful member of Ascension Lutheran Church in the Township of Navarino where she was a member of the Ladies Aid and active in many other activities. Laurence preceded his wife in death on March 8, 2002.

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Aug

Lawrence E. Zuleger

Lawrence “Larry” E. Zuleger, 87, of Pulaski, passed away on Monday evening, Aug. 15, 2016, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Seymour. He was born on Feb. 7, 1929, son of the late Elmer and Augusta (Drier) Zuleger.

On Sept. 30, 1950, he was united in marriage to Regina Van Boxtel. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2015.

Lawrence was an active member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Navarino. He loved farming, building machinery, building toys and being outdoors. He loved his Allis Chambers tractors. But most of all was time spent with his family and close friends, playing cards for pennies and just being together.

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Aug

Dominic C. Kaquatosh

Dominic Clark Kaquatosh, infant son of Cameo Self and Calvin Kaquatosh, passed away on Aug. 13, 2016.

Dominic was born on Aug. 10, 2016, in Shawano.

Dominic is survived by his parents, Cameo Self and Calvin Kaquatosh; two brothers, Thomas Kaquatosh and Coltyn Kaquatosh; and his grandparents, Mark and Valerie Self, of Middle Village, Lisa (Harlan Still Day) Kaquatosh, of Ponemah, Minnesota, and Danny (Sue) Tucker, of North Dakota; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the Self residence, N2094 Hickory in Middle Village. Visitation at the Self residence started Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, and will continue until the time of the services.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

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Aug

Emmanual G. Vidalakis

Emmanual G. “Mike” Vidalakis, 92, passed away peacefully on Aug. 12, 2016, in Shawano.

Mike was born on Sept. 29, 1923, in Rockdale, the son of George K. and Ruby (nee Stravatziakis) Vidalakis. He was raised in Joliet, Illinois, where he spent his entire life until relocating to Shawano to be near his son and family.

A veteran of World War II, he proudly served with the United States Army from 1942-1946, attaining the rank of corporal.

Emmanual was a graduate of Roosevelt University, Chicago, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He later attended Kent Law School, Chicago. Mike had a distinguished career as an insurance correspondent for Commercial Credit Inc.

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Aug

Mitchell A. Otradovec

Mitchell A. Otradovec, 23, of Suring (South Branch), passed away on Aug. 15, 2016. He was born on Nov. 19, 1992, to Jerome and Rosanne (DeKeyser) Otradovec in Shawano.

Mitchell was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was always willing to help someone out when they were in need.

Mitchell is survived by his parents; sisters, Melissa (special friend Darren) Rabas and Taresa (special friend James) Giese; grandpa, Delbert Otradovec; three nieces, Kiley, Chelsie and Carolina; nephew, Cole; many aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Chantel Otradovec; maternal grandparents, Christine and Joe DeKeyser; uncle, Jeff DeKeyser; and aunt Sam Burzik.

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Rev. James A. Stock

The Rev. James “Michael” A. Stock, 38, of the Township of Bear Creek, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle collision.

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

eberhardtstevenson.com

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Jeffrey A. Zernicke

Jeffrey Zernicke, 54, of Bonduel, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, in Green Bay.

Born on Jan. 15, 1962, in Green Bay to Manton and Arlene (Strzelecki) Zernicke, Jeff grew up in Pulaski. He was an extremely hard worker. He owned and operated several different businesses in the Bonduel area over the years.

Jeff was always willing to help anyone at anytime and everyone knew he was only a phone call away. In his free time he enjoyed riding and working on his Harleys but loved nothing more than spending time with his grandchildren.

Jeff is survived by his two children, Jason (fiancé Missy Duhm) Zernicke, of Pulaski, and Kay (Brent) Zuleger, of Bonduel; two grandchildren, Collin and Lilian Zuleger; his parents, Matt and Arlene Zernicke, of Pulaski; siblings, Robin (Duane) Techmeier, Steven (Wendy Kroll) Zernicke and Colleen (Ron) Schubert; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

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Mary M. Kulas

Mary M. Kulas, 66, Galloway, died on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Ministry St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1949, in Gresham, the daughter of the late Reynold and Margaret (Marx) Schmidt.

On July 8, 1972, Mary was united in marriage to James Kulas in Gresham. He survives.

After graduating college, Mary taught school at the Galloway School for the Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District. She then taught at St. Paul Catholic School in Mosinee for 27 years, until her retirement. Mary was a very active member at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galloway. She also served as the clerk in the town of Franzen for over 40 years.

Mary enjoyed reading, baking and canning, but most of all loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

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