Obituaries

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Tammy L. Kinney

Tammy L. Kinney, 49, of Neopit, passed away on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. She was born on Nov. 9, 1966, in Shawano, to the late Wayne A. “Tony” Peters Sr. and Davey Jean (Pocan) Peters.

Tammy graduated from high school in Riverside, California. She worked as a security officer at North Star Casino. In her free time, Tammy loved cooking, water skiing, snow skiing, riding in the woods, going for walks, picking flowers and gambling at North Star Casino. One could always find her singing and dancing. She adored her two cats, Hocus and Duncan.

Sat
21
Nov

Lorene A. Pocan Naenawehtakuhkiw

Lorene Ann Pocan, Naenawehtakuhkiw (Warrior Woman), age 83, began her spiritual journey on Nov. 19, 2015, surrounded by her family. Lorene endured a valiant struggle with Parkinson’s disease for eight years. She grew up at Crowsettlement and attended St. Joe’s School in Keshena, later graduating from Shawano High School. On Sept. 29, 1951, she married Edmund E. Pocan. Their family consisted of seven children and they raised several foster children. Lorene’s life was devoted to her family and to her community evident by her work with the Menominee Tribal Legislature, Menominee Restoration Committee, her dedication to St. Anthony’s Church in Neopit, the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Board of Directors, and the College of Menominee Nation Board, Language and Culture Board, D.R.U.M.S. and various sub-committees.

Sat
21
Nov

Earl L. Shepard Sr.

Earl L. Shepard Sr., 83, of Weyauwega, formerly of Clintonville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home, Weyauwega.

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

Sat
21
Nov

Judith Ann Bahr

God looked down and saw there was nothing more to be done and said “Judy, come home to me in heaven.”

Fri
20
Nov

LeRoy August Dankmeyer

LeRoy August Dankmeyer, 92, of Tigerton, died peacefully at Homme Home of Wittenberg on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. God saw that you were tired and said, “LeRoy, come home with Me to your eternal kingdom.”

LeRoy was born in Adams-Friendship on June 6, 1923, to August and Clarissa (Meacham) Dankmeyer. LeRoy came to Tigerton at a young age and graduated from Tigerton High School in 1941. From 1943-1946, LeRoy was stationed overseas as a medic in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked as an ambulance driver and carried the wounded to hospitals and worked at first aid stations. He landed at Normandy Beach and served in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg by driving fuel trucks to supply the front line troops.

Fri
20
Nov

Donald C. Fischer

Donald C. Fischer, 79, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly at Appleton Medical Center on Nov. 17, 2015, with his family by his side. Donald was born on Jan. 20, 1936, to Carl and Ida (Wielke) Fischer. On Oct. 10, 1959, he married Deloris Maltbey at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Cecil and they enjoyed over 54 years together. He served his country as a member of the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. He was employed with The Hoffman Company for 43 years. He thought very highly of his boss, Paul Hoffman, and his hard work was rewarded in many ways, even with a trip to Australia. Don loved his family and enjoyed fishing and hunting with his sons, playing cribbage and tending to his vegetable garden.

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