Obituaries

Fri
24
Oct

Russell L. Cummings

Russell L. Cummings, 69, of Bowler, formerly of Shawano, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 22, 2014, while working on the farm with his son.

Russell was born Jan. 18, 1945, in Antigo, a son of the late Melvin and Velma (Brandt) Cummings. He attended the Antigo schools and was a graduate of Antigo High School. Following graduation from high school, he farmed his family’s homestead in Birnamwood. Russell was later employed as a lead man at Warvel’s Wood Working Mill in Gillett for over 22 years.

On Sept. 15, 2011, he was united in marriage to Ruth Lindner in Shawano. The couple made their home in Bowler. He, along with his wife, attended St. Jakobi Lutheran Church in the town of Richmond. He was an avid gardener who grew vegetables to share with his family. Russell recently took up the role of becoming a chicken farmer, a gift to his wife, Ruth.

Fri
24
Oct

Carolina M. Glover

Carolina M. Glover, 48, Wittenberg, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at her home, under the care of her family and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

She was born on Oct. 28, 1965, in Tigerton, the daughter of the late Louis Jensen and Katherine (Hartshorn) Jensen.

On Aug. 6, 1988, Carolina was united in marriage to Michael Glover at St. John Lutheran Church, Tigerton. He survives.

Carolina worked for the family business, Glover’s Manufacturing Inc., in Wittenberg. Carolina’s hobbies included spending time with her family, traveling, gardening and sewing. One of her last labors of love was making a quilt for 32 special people in her life. She loved traveling to spend time with her children and grandchildren. She loved exploring the back roads of the United States, taking in the sights and visiting waterfalls with her husband.

Fri
24
Oct

Cody Borsche

Cody “CodeMan” Borsche, 17, Shawano, formerly of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident.

Cody was a very special flower, and every now and then God picks a flower.

Cody was born on Jan. 20, 1997, in Appleton to Wayne Jr. and Wanda (Roberts) Borsche. He attended Foster Elementary School and James Madison. After his family moved to Shawano, he attended Shawano High School. Cody was a “nice guy” with a beautiful soul. He had a very kind, warm heart and was always there for anyone who needed anything. He was a member of the Tri-County 4-H Club, Waupaca County, where he served as an officer and received many awards. He loved being part of the 4-H club. He enjoyed woodworking, doing models, showing rabbits and goats. Cody enjoyed all sports but especially enjoyed playing basketball, hunting and fishing.

Fri
24
Oct

Tyler D. Welch

Tyler D. Welch, 18, of the town of Washington, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, Oct. 21, 2014, as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Tyler died with his best friend, Cody Borsche.

Tyler was born Sept. 2, 1996, in Shawano, a son of Timothy and Janie (Raeder) Welch. He attended the Shawano schools and was currently a senior at Shawano Community High School. He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed snowmobiling and four-wheeling. While in middle school, he ran cross-country. He was an outgoing, friendly boy who got along well with others.

Fri
24
Oct

Darwin J. Olson Sr.

Darwin J. Olson Sr., 46, of Keshena, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Born on April 11, 1968, in Manitowoc, he was the son of Bert Lyons and Charlene Olson.

Darwin loved to “raise hell” with people and making them laugh. He was a wonderful man and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Darwin is survived by his daughter, Jonnie Penass, of Green Bay; six grandchildren, Leo, Jennifer and Ottis, Rihauna, Reniyah and Gabriel; his parents, Charlene Rose Olson, of Suring, and Bert Lyons, of Keshena; his significant other, Lisa Crowe, of Keshena; Lisa’s children, Shaunta, Camille and Allen Grignon, all of Keshena. Darwin is further survived by his siblings, Bert Olson, Ralph Boivin, Bart Boivin, Amanda L. Lyons and Mahwassa Olson, all of Keshena; two uncles, Clifford and Richard Olson, both of South Branch; as well as many other relatives and friends.

Darwin was preceded in death by his son, Darwin Olson Jr.

Fri
24
Oct

Russell L. Cummings

Russell L. Cummings, 69, of Bowler, formerly of Shawano, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Langlade Memorial Hospital, Antigo.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced on Saturday.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements.

www.mickelsonfs.com

Fri
24
Oct

Harland H. Hansen

Harland H. Hansen, 77, of the town of Larrabee, Waupaca County, passed away peacefully with his wife, Alice, at his side on Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2014, at his home.

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

Wed
22
Oct

Tyler D. Welch

Tyler D. Welch, 18, of the town of Washington, Shawano, passed away unexpectedly as a result of injuries sustained in an accident on Oct. 21, 2014.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later time.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service, Shawano, is assisting the Welch family with the service arrangements.

www.mickelsonfs.com

Wed
22
Oct

Eric D. Herrmann

Eric D. Herrmann, 15, of Shawano, passed away on Oct. 22, 2014, in Shawano.

Eric was born in Shawano on April 1, 1999, to David and Kim (Maltbey) Herrmann. Eric was a sophomore at Shawano Community High School, where he played the trombone in the band and jazz band. He was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church and loved hunting, computers and other tech gadgets. He was a quick-witted, kind and compassionate person who will be missed by all who knew him.

Eric is survived by his parents, David and Kim, his brothers, Joshua and Andrew, and his grandmother, Macie Herrmann, all of Shawano. He is further survived by several aunts and uncles.

Eric was preceded in death by his grandparents, Doug and Jan Maltbey, Vernon Herrmann, and his aunt and uncle, Kelly and Steve Collins.

Tue
21
Oct

Harold F. Cleveland

Harold F. “Mequon” Cleveland, 53, of Keshena, started his journey to the Spirit World on Sunday evening, Oct. 19, 2014, in Shawano.

Mequon was born on Jan. 11, 1961, in Shawano, a son of the late Harold A. and Lois Mae (Pamanet) Cleveland. He was a graduate of Shawano High School. Following high school, Mequon entered the United States Navy, where he served for 20 years, was honorably discharged and retired. In his retirement he had been employed at Menominee Tribal Enterprises as an electrician. He recently became a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Neopit. Mequon was an avid Packers fan. He loved to spend time with his family. His hobbies included fishing, riding in the woods and playing at the casino.

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