Obituaries

Wed
10
Jan

Irvin H. Rosenberg

Irvin H. Rosenberg, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, Jan. 2, 2018, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano.

Irv was born March 4, 1925, in Shawano, a son of the late Robert and Lydia (Ebert) Rosenberg. Irv served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was discharged after three years of service on May 21, 1946, at Great Lakes, Illinois.

On Sept. 7, 1946, he was united in marriage to the former Shirley Geiger. In 1960, Irv became a Shawano County traffic officer, a position he held until 1962, when he went to work at the post office in Shawano. On Oct. 12, 1968, Irv was confirmed by the United States Senate as postmaster of Shawano.

Wed
10
Jan

Lawrence E. Meloy

Lawrence E. Meloy, 73, of the Town of Wescott, Shawano, passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 30, 2017, at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer.

A memorial Mass for Lawrence Meloy will be celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at 11 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. Father Tom Farrell will be the celebrant. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass.

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

Share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com

Sat
06
Jan

Irvin H. Rosenberg

Irvin H. Rosenberg, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, Jan. 2, 2018, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano.

Irv was born March 4, 1925, in Shawano, a son of the late Robert and Lydia (Ebert) Rosenberg. Irv served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was discharged after three years of service on May 21, 1946, at Great Lakes, Illinois.

On Sept. 7, 1946, he was united in marriage to the former Shirley Geiger. In 1960, Irv became a Shawano County traffic officer, a position he held until 1962, when he went to work at the post office in Shawano. On Oct. 12, 1968, Irv was confirmed by the United States Senate as postmaster of Shawano.

Sat
06
Jan

Lawrence E. Meloy

Lawrence E. Meloy, 73, of the Town of Wescott, Shawano, passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 30, 2017, at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Larry was born June 6, 1944, in Milwaukee, a son of the late James P. and Rita (Lancelle) Meloy. He attended school in Milwaukee, later attending Vocational High School. Following school, he was employed at Maynard Steel Company in Milwaukee.

On March 7, 1964, he was united in marriage to the former Barbara Jarantowski in Milwaukee. The couple lived in Milwaukee until 1983, when they relocated to Shawano. Larry worked in the maintenance department at Eagle Knitting for several years and later for a maintenance service company.

Larry is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and working on and restoring old cars. He was a good family man.

Sat
06
Jan

Delores C. Schultz

Funeral services for Delores C. Schultz, 88, of Shawano, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at noon at Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano. The Rev. Tom Farrell will be the celebrant. Private family burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until the hour of service.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Sat
06
Jan

Mary Olson

Mary Lee (Cox) Olson, 89, of the Town of Green Valley, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Mary was born on Feb. 5, 1928, in Springfield, Missouri, to the late Glen and Edith (Gallagher) Cox. On Feb. 14, 1946, Mary was united in marriage to Lloyd M. Olson in Springfield, Missouri. In May 1947, the couple moved to the Town of Green Valley to farm and raise their family. Lloyd preceded Mary in death on April 14, 1980. Mary was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in the Town of Green Valley where she directed the choir for 30 years and was active with the church women and the Sunday school. She also worked as the Town Clerk for 24 years.

Sat
06
Jan

Chad Jody Marohl

Chad Jody Marohl, 44, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, following a seven-year battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 9, 1973, to Esther (Doemel) Marohl and Jody Marohl. Chad graduated from Ashwaubenon High School in 1992. He met his wife, Jennifer (Egen) Marohl, while working at Bonanza Family Restaurant. Chad and Jenny were united in holy matrimony on Nov. 3, 2001. They have two wonderful children, Cadin, 14, and Kyla, 12. He was employed by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

Chad loved playing guitar and drums. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle and talking with people. Chad had a strong faith in Jesus as his savior.

Fri
05
Jan

Mark P. Mitchell

Mark P. Mitchell, 48, of Bonduel, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Green Bay. Mark was born in Green Bay on Oct. 8, 1969, the son of James “Jim” and Nancy (Wudtke) Mitchell. On Sept. 19, 1998, Mark was united in marriage to Jennifer Westerfeld at Immanuel Lutheran Church White Clay Lake. He lived in the Bonduel area all his life and worked as a civil engineer tech for STS and more recently, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Mark, a licensed auctioneer, was a member of the Wisconsin Auctioneer Association and owned and operated Mitchell Auctions for 20 years with his brother Mike. They enjoyed doing charity auctions for ABVM Church, the 4-H cake and small animal auctions, Navarino Nature Center, among others. Mark served as a supervisor on the Hartland Town Board.

Fri
05
Jan

Penelope Claflin

Penelope “Penny” Claflin, 82, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Jan. 3, 2018, at the Skilled Nursing Facility in Sturgeon Bay. She was born April 19, 1935, in Gresham to Lawrence and Erma (Siebert) Hoffman in the family apartment, which was above her father’s drug store.

Penelope graduated from Gresham High School, class of 1953. She loved small-town Gresham and her high school friends. She enjoyed marching in the high school band as the majorette. She was also a baton twirler for the Valparaiso University Marching Band. Penelope still had lots of friends from high school and college.

On Sept. 7, 1957, she married Neil Claflin in Gresham. He passed away on Aug. 20, 1971. Penelope was employed by Jim and Helen Jolin at Jolin’s Drug Store, and she later worked for the Alpine Resort. She was a longtime and active member of Salem Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School.

Fri
05
Jan

Randy Forrest Stice

Randy Forrest Stice, 63, of Birnamwood, passed away on Dec. 31, 2017.

He was born Nov. 14, 1954, in Phoenix, Arizona. Randy married his wife, Cathy, on Aug. 6, 1982, in Prescott, Arizona. He was a graduate of Prescott High School. He served as a firefighter/paramedic/rescue diver in Bullhead City from 1975-1978. He spent more than 30 years working for various auto parts stores in Arizona and Wisconsin, most recently O’Reilly Auto Parts in Antigo. Randy and Cathy moved to Birnamwood in 2006, where they raised Morgan horses, Icelandic sheep and purebred Australian shepherds. In his spare time, Randy enjoyed fixing vehicles on the farm and spending time at the DeYoung Family Zoo in Wallace, Michigan, playing with the big cats and other animals. Randy dreamed of having his own big cat someday, but his family knows he is in Heaven, continuing to play with the big cats.

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