Obituaries

Wed
27
Nov

Marion Haugen Ellis

Marion Haugen Ellis, 89, of Shawano, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.

Services are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Wed
27
Nov

Marilyn R. Warrington

Marilyn R. Warrington, 57, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in the town of Belle Plaine. Born on June 13, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Theresa (Wolf) Warrington.

She is survived by her siblings, Marshall (Myrna “Tudy”) Warrington, of Keshena, Connie (Guy) Warrington, of Shawano, Rick (Shelly) Warrington, of Shawano, Carolyn (Kevin Tyler) Warrington, of Keshena, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Bernard “Bun” W. and James “Jim Wolf” Warrington.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with the Rev. David Barrett officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the services. A parish wake service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Wed
27
Nov

Jean F. Kafura

Jean F. Kafura, 84, of Big Lake, Gresham, and formerly of Appleton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Born on July 25, 1929, in Appleton, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Edith (Gerharz) Fellows.

Mon
25
Nov

Chester E. Prellwitz

Chester “Chet” E. Prellwitz, 72, of Embarrass, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Shawano Medical Center.

Fri
22
Nov

Jean F. Kafura

Jean F. Kafura, 84, of Gresham, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Arrangements are pending with the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano.

www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Fri
22
Nov

Warren L. Cass

Warren L. Cass, 82, of Embarrass, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Appleton Medical Center. Warren was born on April 4, 1931, in the Township of Matteson, Waupaca County, the son of the late Ira and Hazel (Velie) Cass.

He later attended Woodland School, also in the Township of Matteson. On March 26, 1979, Warren was united in marriage to Rhoda Peeler in Lake County, Ill. The couple lived in the Township of Matteson all of their married life. Warren worked at Georgia Pacific Plywood, New London, Torborg’s Clintonville Lumber and the F.W.D. Corporation (now Seagrave Fire Apparatus) in Clintonville from 1978 until retirement in 1996. Rhoda preceded her husband in death on Aug. 28, 2009, after 30 years of marriage. Warren later moved to Embarrass, where he lived since.

Thu
21
Nov

Roger G. Acra

Roger George Acra, 76, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with heart disease, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on June 29, 1937, in Jerusalem, the son of George and Eleanore Acra. In 1956 Roger moved to the United States to attend college. After meeting at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Roger was united in marriage to the love of his life, Muriel Joyce Swanson, on March 22, 1958. They made their home in Milwaukee, where he worked for Phenix Garage Doors as a cost accountant. In 1966 they were relocated to Shawano. In 1996, Roger began working as the human resources and safety manager for Marion Plywood, where he was deeply respected and appreciated for his keen business sense. He continued there until his retirement. It truly was his dream job, and his family will always be grateful for the respect that was shown to him long after he retired.

Thu
21
Nov

Carol A. Frechette

Carol A. Frechette, 72, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at United Hospital System-Kenosha Campus surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Keshena on Jan. 13, 1941, she was the daughter of Vera and Red Tatro. She graduated from Antigo High School.

On Aug. 15, 1961, she married Lawrence Frechette in Waukegan, Ill. They moved to Kenosha in 1962.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She was an avid dartball and fastpitch softball player. Carol was also a Brewers fan and she enjoyed crocheting.

Carol is survived by her husband, Lawrence; three children, Margie (Russell) Raethke, Loree Frechette and Lorna Frechette, all of Kenosha; eight siblings, Tim (Gail) Tatro, Margie Pavek , Gina (Jim) Pavek, all of Antigo, Randy (Elaine) Tatro, of Conroe, Texas, and Dennis Tatro, Teddy Tatro, Vicki (Mel) Yarie and Tony Tatro, all of Antigo; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Wed
20
Nov

Jeanne K. Kastner

Jeanne Kathryn Kastner, 74, of Red Wing, Minn., died at her home at Deer Crest on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. She was born Sept. 27, 1939, in Shawano, the daughter of Elmer and Beatrice (Wilt) Rades.

She graduated from Shawano High School in 1957 and moved to Milwaukee, where she worked for Northwestern Mutual Life. She married Robert Kastner in 1962. They lived in Milwaukee before moving to Sheboygan in 1966 and to Burnsville, Minn., in 1975. They returned to Sheboygan until 1982, when they moved to Red Wing. She was a member of the Church of St. Joseph, where she enjoyed being an active member. She was a member of PEO, a charter member of the Befrienders Program, and she enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and cooking.

Wed
20
Nov

Hilda C. Loehrl

Hilda C. Loehrl, 98, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Shawano, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 12, 2013, at her residence.

Hilda was born Nov. 22, 1914, in Aniwa, a daughter of the lat Frederick and Christena (Herrmann) Machmueller. She attended the Shawano schools and was a graduate of Shawano High School. She then attended the Shawano County Normal School and was a rural public school teacher for many years. On June 15, 1946, she was united in marriage to Herbert R. Loehrl at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Aniwa. The couple lived in Shawano following their marriage.

Hilda was a member of St. James Lutheran Church of Shawano, where she served with the Ladies Aid Society, the Tabitha Society and was a member of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. For over 40 years Hilda transcribed Bible lessons into braille for the Lutheran Library for the Blind. Her husband, Herbert, preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1989.

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