Obituaries

Tue
16
Feb

Roger W. Hoffman

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

Arrangements are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Tue
16
Feb

David E. Le May

David E. Le May, 78, of Shawano, died on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.

David was born on Aug. 5, 1937, in Worcestor, Massachusetts. He was the son of the late Wilfred and Irene (Picard) Le May.

David served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957-1961 and was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Keshena.

David is survived by his children, Michele (DeWayne Taylor), Mark (Catherine), Steven and Michael; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maryann Roach and Virginia Reidy, one brother, Michael Le May; and several nieces and nephews including a special niece, Dee Dee Le May.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Tue
16
Feb

Albert H. Popp

Albert “Al” Henry Popp, 69, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Appleton.

Al was born on Sept. 29, 1946, in Shawano, the son of the late Walter A. and Sybil (Moesch) Popp. He was united in marriage to Jacquelyn “Jacky” Tinsman on April 23, 1966, in Shawano.

Al had a good sense of humor and always loved meeting new people. He was a history buff, often reading about both World War II and the Korean War.

Al enjoyed musky fishing and loved his dogs, Charlie, Peggy, and Gracie. He was a wonderful husband and father and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Al is survived by his wife, Jacky; one son, Wade (Jenny) Popp; and one granddaughter, Bethany. He is further survived by his two brothers, Marvin (Judi) Popp and Howard (Shirley) Popp, and one sister, Karen (Steve) Van Ryzin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Gerald Moesch.

Tue
16
Feb

MJ McBride

MJ McBride died on Feb. 13, 2016, in Shawano, after a brief battle with cancer.

MJ began life on Nov. 25, 1947. He was the son of the late Charles and Ramona (Krueger) McBride. He was a brother to Gwen (Charlie) Koeller, Lon (Julie) McBride, Kelly (Mike) Meidam, Charla (Tim) Martin and Terre (Ron) Retzlaff.

MJ attended Shawano schools and graduated in 1966. He married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn Zeman, on April 2, 1965, and so began their 51-year journey. From their loving union, their son Dean was born.

MJ had a long and successful racing career, spanning over 40 years, that took him and Marilyn to many tracks throughout the country. Along the way, their racing family grew to include many great friends. He owned and operated Brickform Concrete in Shawano before retiring in 2010.

Tue
16
Feb

Norbert F. Hein

Norbert F. Hein, 87, of Black Creek, passed away on Sunday morning, Feb. 14, 2016, at his home with his wife by his side. He was born on July 10, 1928, son of the late Fred and Bertha (Stregel) Hein. On July 2, 1947, he was united in marriage to Grace Koepke.

Norbert farmed until his retirement and always said farming was what he enjoyed the most. He also liked hunting, fishing and his family.

He was a member of Cicero Immanuel Lutheran Church since 1947.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Grace; a special cat, Soxie; and good friend, Wally Duhm; also nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerome (Lucille) Hein.

Friends may call on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at Cicero Immanuel Lutheran Church, N9580 County Road X, Black Creek, from 1 p.m. until services at 3 p.m. with Pastor Ty Stoneburner officiating. Entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.

Tue
16
Feb

Hazel M. Aggen

Hazel M. Aggen, 84, Wittenberg, died on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at Ministry St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston.

She was born on Aug. 17, 1931, in the town of Morris, Shawano County, the daughter of the late Peter and Alice (Eggleston) Erickson. On Nov. 6, 1948, Hazel was united in marriage to Donald Aggen in Birnamwood. He survives.

The couple farmed in the town of Morris for many years. Hazel worked as a store clerk for Gwidt Pharmacy, Wittenberg, for many years until her retirement. She was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, town of Morris, where she sang in the church choir. She was currently a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.

Hazel enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling and polkas. She also enjoyed golfing and once had a hole in one at Maple Hills Golf Course, Wittenberg.

Tue
16
Feb

Edward A. Riske

Edward “Ed” A. Riske, 65, of the town of Dupont, Waupaca County, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Hennepin County, Minnesota, where he was in an accident involving his semi.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Marion is assisting his family with the arrangements.

Mon
15
Feb

Hazel M. Aggen

Hazel M. Aggen, 84, Wittenberg, died on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at Ministry St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston.

She was born on Aug. 17, 1931, in the town of Morris, Shawano County, the daughter of the late Peter and Alice (Eggleston) Erickson. On Nov. 6, 1948, Hazel was united in marriage to Donald Aggen in Birnamwood. He survives.

The couple farmed in the town of Morris for many years. Hazel worked as a store clerk for Gwidt Pharmacy, Wittenberg, for many years until her retirement. She was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, town of Morris, where she sang in the church choir. She was currently a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.

Hazel enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling and polkas. She also enjoyed golfing and once had a hole in one at Maple Hills Golf Course, Wittenberg.

Fri
12
Feb

Ellen E. Mangan

Ellen E. Mangan, 81, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 10, 2016, after a short illness.

Daughter of the late Ervin and Selma (Leder) Olson, Ellen was born on March 2, 1934, on their farm in the town of Angelica. After attending school in Frazer Corners, she moved to Appleton in 1951. She was employed at Zwicker Knitting Mills, where she met her future husband, Donald J. Mangan. They were married on May 31, 1952.

She is survived by her four children, Jacqueline (Joel) Devcich, of Bonduel, Gail (James) Garrow, of Appleton, Bryan Mangan, of Appleton, and Bruce Mangan (special friend Lynn Denton), of Appleton; grandchildren, Joshua Devcich, Alana and Andy Kluck and their daughter, Maddie, Neil and Melinda Mangan and their son, Riley, Blake and Mollie Devcich and their daughter, Kate, Cassandra Garrow and her fiancee, Justin Kennecke; and many nieces and nephews, who will miss her dearly.

Fri
12
Feb

Arline Hetzel

Arline Hetzel (nee Knies), formerly of Wauwatosa, Pella and Waukesha, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at the age of 92 and has been reunited with her Lord and her beloved husband, Robert. She was born on Dec. 18, 1923, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Walter and Hilda Knies.

Arline and Robert Hetzel were united in marriage on Dec. 26, 1943, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, and spent 64 years together.

Arline worked in a glove factory during the war and later as a waitress at Gimbels “Tasty Town” and Paradise Gardens, and then various other jobs until retiring. Robert was a World War II veteran. He worked at Allis Chalmers and was a Shriner with the Tripoli Horse Patrol.

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