Obituaries

Wed
13
Apr

Raymond J. Kaquatosh Sr.

Raymond Joseph Kaquatosh Sr. passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016.

Please go to www.swedbergfuneralhome.com for a full obituary and service times.

Tue
12
Apr

Evan C. Carpenter

Evan Cecil Carpenter, 76, of Appleton, finished his last lap and took the checkered flag on April 9, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Evan was born at home on the family farm in the town of Maine, Outagamie County, on April 12, 1939, to Cecil and Evelyn (Conlon) Carpenter. He graduated from Clintonville High School, Class of 1957.

Evan met the love of his life, Bonnie, at the Caroline Ballroom. On June 5, 1960, Evan married his dancing sweetheart, Bonnie Jean Radtke, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Marion. After they married, the happy couple made their home in Appleton, recently celebrating 55 years of a wonderful life together.

Evan was a self-taught heavy equipment mechanic at Superior Electric Co. (Michels Power), where he thoroughly enjoyed working for 37 years, retiring in 2004. His co-workers became lifelong friends whom Evan enjoyed meeting for the retirees’ monthly breakfast.

Tue
12
Apr

Kathryn Steinke

Kathryn “Kathy” Steinke, 71, of Tigerton, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston.

The former Kathryn Mae Krolow was born on Aug. 25, 1944, at the Tigerton Hospital to Milton and Irma (Spieth) Krolow. In 1962, she graduated from Tigerton High School.

Kathy was united in marriage on June 10, 1964, to Marlin H.D. Steinke at St. John Lutheran Church, Tigerton. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and a proud grandmother. But Kathy also had a variety of jobs over the years, including working at the Gamble Store in Tigerton, helping her Aunt Laura Griepentrog cook for weddings, and doing seasonal work at Heinbauch Ginseng Farm in Wittenberg. For some time she also enjoyed baking and decorating wedding cakes.

Tue
12
Apr

Robert E. Lueck

Robert E. Lueck, 81, of Shawano, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 10, 2016, at his home.

Bob was born on Aug. 14, 1934 in Clintonville, the son of the late Elmer and Martha (Mischock) Lueck. He attended St. Rose Catholic School. When he was young he moved with his family out West. Following school he went to work at Arnold’s Bakery in Clintonville. On Oct. 29, 1955, he was united in marriage to the former Nancy Hansen at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. The couple lived in Shawano their entire married life.

Bob had been employed as a machine operator at Hotz Manufacturing in Shawano for nearly 50 years. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, reading his Bible and taking road trips with his wife. He also enjoyed yard work and took great pride in the beautiful flower beds he and Nancy planted and cared for. He loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren.

Tue
12
Apr

Sharon E. Gauthier

Sharon E. Gauthier, 74, Wittenberg, died on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at her home under the care of her family and Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice Services. She was born on Jan. 26, 1942, in Shawano, the daughter of the late Arnold and Jeanette (Holtz) Jahnke.

On March 16, 2004, Sharon was united in marriage to Gary G. Gauthier in Shawano. He preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 2015.

Sharon worked at Kraft Foods, Wausau, for 28 years, retiring in 1996. She was a beautician and worked at the former Joan’s Beauty Bar, Wittenberg, for many years. Sharon and Gary were together for over 20 years and built many houses in the Wittenberg area. They enjoyed traveling to various locations and taking trips to different casinos throughout the country.

Sharon was a kind and generous soul and a wonderful friend. She enjoyed shopping, the Green Bay Packers and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Sharon especially enjoyed her family and her dog, Lucy, who will be laid to rest with her.

Tue
12
Apr

Brian Welch Jr.

Brian Delbert Roger Welch Jr. passed away on April 4, 2016.

Lil B was born on Dec. 21, 2012. He was loved by so many people.

Lil B was loved by his dad, Brian Welch Sr.; Brian Sr.’s fiancée, Nicole Dobson; brother, Domnick Welch; two sisters, Serenity Welch and McKayla Welch; cousins, aunts and uncles, Daisha and Nick Marquette, and their two kids, Jesse Gast, and his two kids, Jared Gast, Wyatt Welch, Desmond Thorne, Brianna Welch, and her two kids, Amanda Marquardt, and her one daughter; grandma, Kim Gast, and her fiancé, Mark Braun; grandpa, Brian E. Welch, and his wife, Hollie Welch; great-great-grandma, Bonnie Marquart; great-great-great grandma, Hilda Olson; and more family members who loved him.

A gift for such a little while. Your loss just seems so wrong. Lil B, you should not have left before us. It’s with loved ones you belong. No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye. Lil B, you were gone before we knew it and only God knows why.

Tue
12
Apr

Walter L. Plamann

Walter LeRoy “Roy” Plamann was relieved of his long battle with dementia and Alzheimer’s on April 9, 2016, at the age of 85.

Walt was born in Nichols on May 21, 1930, to Walter F. Plamann and Mabel (Blink) Plamann. He graduated from Bonduel High School in 1948. After high school, he served two tours in the U.S. Navy, primarily as a firefighter; one in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the other aboard the USS Midway.

He married Janet (Wirth) of Antigo on June 14, 1958. Through their 40-year marriage, they raised three children: Susan (Randy) Palmbach, Winchester, Nancy (Chris) Harn, Freedom and Dan (Lisa) Plamann, Sturgeon Bay. He was also a proud grandpa to two grandchildren: Benjamin Palmbach (fianceé Billie Shafer), Neenah, and Olivia Harn, Freedom.

Tue
12
Apr

Paul O. Eberhardt

Paul O. Eberhardt, 67, of Clintonville, passed away unexpectedly while at his winter home in Punta Gorda, Florida, on Thursday, April 7, 2016, of a sudden heart attack with his wife, Nancy, and numerous friends by his side.

Paul was born on Jan. 15, 1949, in Clintonville as the son of Florence (Oertel) Eberhardt and the late Roy Eberhardt. He attended St. Martin Lutheran Grade School and graduated from Clintonville High School.

Paul then went on to serve his country in the Army National Guard. He graduated from the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science and started working for his family’s funeral business, Eberhardt Funeral Home, now known as Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Clintonville and Marion.

Tue
12
Apr

David Peplinski

David Peplinski, 76, of Cecil, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2016, with his family by his side. Born on Oct. 13, 1939, in Milwaukee, he was the son of the late Harry and Pearl (Poznanski) Peplinski. He was one of four children.

The family later moved, to Richfield. David graduated from Slinger High School and later served in the Army. He married Sue Riesch, of Slinger on July 13, 1968. He worked on highway and bridge construction for 33 years. They moved to the Shawano area in 1978.

David enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid gardener and cook.

He is survived by his wife, Sue, of Cecil; daughter, Michelle Peplinski, of Madison; brother, Jerry, of Cecil; sister, Mary Ann (Ken) Ries, of Centerville, Georgia; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Bruce.

The family would like to thank Dr. Jules Blank and the staff of Green Bay Oncology, and the doctors and nurses of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Green Bay.

Tue
12
Apr

Ila Mae H. Moede

Ila Mae H. Moede, 95, fourth-generation, lifelong Shawano resident and community historian, passed away at her home on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Shortly after her birth on Sept. 3, 1920, in Neopit, Ila and her parents, the late George and Hilda (Netzel) Hill, moved back to Shawano. After high school, she was employed at Cantwell-Peterson Clinic.

Ila always had an interest in flying and became the first woman to solo an airplane from the Shawano airport. On May 25, 1946, in Shawano, Ila was united in marriage to Warren L. Moede, who preceded her in death on March 12, 1994. She worked at Moede & Son’s Plumbing as a bookkeeper until her retirement.

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