Obituaries

Wed
20
Mar

Ann Lucille Heinz

Ann L. Heinz, 92, of the Town of Lessor, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Born on June 12, 1926, in Disco, Wisconsin, she is the daughter of the late Hans Peter and Clara Palma (Erickson) Christensen. On April 7, 1945, Ann was united in marriage to Dallas Heinz, who preceded her in death on August 14, 2012. The couple were members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in the Town of Lessor, where Ann was a member of the Ladies’ Aid, as well as a Sunshine Lady. Ann enjoyed playing cards, adored her flower gardens and lovingly made a ‘care bear’ for each one of her grandchildren.

Wed
20
Mar

Robert R. ‘Roy’ Caulfield CFD

Robert “Roy” Caulfield CFD, 91, of Shawano, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. Born on March 9, 1928, in Chicago, Roy was the son of the late Lawrence and Henriette (Janssen) Caulfield. On April 11, 1953, Roy was united in marriage to the love of his life, Beverly J. Hewitt, in Chicago. The couple shared 62 wonderful years together and raised six children. Roy was a proud husband and father running the family with devotion and commitment. Beverly preceded Roy in death on April 11, 2015. Roy worked as a firefighter and as a union stone mason in Chicago for many years before moving to Shawano Lake in retirement. He enjoyed many years as a Boy Scout troop leader in Chicago when his children were young. Roy also enjoyed volunteering as a Eucharistic minister through Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where he went above and beyond the call of duty. He was a true master of the art of conversation.

Sat
16
Mar

Elizabeth A. ‘Betty’ Donovan

Elizabeth A. Donovan, age 97 of Milwaukee, formerly of the Town of Wescott in Shawano County, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Born on July 5, 1921 in West Allis, she is the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Kellner) Maurer. On July 5, 1947 Elizabeth was united in marriage to the late Cornelius ‘Neil’ Donovan, who preceded her death on March 8, 1991, as well as her son, Patrick Donovan on February 15, 2007.

She is survived by her children Mary Kay (James) Donovan Haber of Eau Claire and Maureen (Jeffrey) Jasniewski of Greenfield; her grandchildren Greta Haber, Miguel Jasniewski, Paul (Alicia) Jasniewski and Erin Donovan; her great-grandchildren Cathleen Haber and Max Jasniewski, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Betty enjoyed reading, baking, knitting, and spending time with her family…especially her grandchildren. And let’s not forget how much she loved to drop the F bomb while playing cards.

Fri
15
Mar

Elizabeth A. ‘Betty’ Donovan

Elizabeth A. Donovan, age 97, of Milwaukee, formerly of the Town of Wescott in Shawano County, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Born on July 5, 1921 in West Allis, she is the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Kellner) Maurer. On July 5, 1947 Elizabeth was united in marriage to the late Cornelius ‘Neil’ Donovan, who preceded her death on March 8, 1991, as well as her son, Patrick Donovan on February 15, 2007.

She is survived by her children Mary Kay (James) Donovan Haber of Eau Claire and Maureen (Jeffrey) Jasniewski of Greenfield; her grandchildren Greta Haber, Miguel Jasniewski, Paul Jasniewski and Erin Donovan; her great-grandchildren Cathleen Haber and Max Jasniewski, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Betty enjoyed reading, baking, knitting, and spending time with her family…especially her grandchildren. And let’s not forget how much she loved to drop the F bomb while playing cards.

Fri
15
Mar

David Hallas, Sr.

David Hallas, Sr. passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Tomahawk. Services are pending with Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com

Thu
14
Mar

Robert August Woldt

Robert August Woldt, “Papa Bob,” age 82, of Bonduel, passed away suddenly on March 11, 2019, at his home. He was born on Aug. 31, 1936, in Shawano, son of the late August and Alma (Bartelt) Woldt. Bob was baptized in Christ on Sept. 27, 1936, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bonduel by Rev. Walter J. Plischke. His sponsors were Virginia Pingel, Charles Woldt and Art Woldt. He was confirmed on April 2, 1950, by Rev. Walter J. Plischke at St. Paul Lutheran Church. His confirmation verse was 1 Timothy 6:12, “Fight the good fight for the faith. Keep holding on to eternal life, to which you were called and about which you gave a good testimony in front of many witnesses.”

A graduate of Bonduel High School, Bob received a scholarship to attend the Farm and Industry short course. He attended the University of Wisconsin, receiving a two year certificate and became an avid Badger fan for life.

Thu
14
Mar

Nancy L. Timm

Funeral Services for Nancy L. Timm, of Albert Lea, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15, at Zion Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, Minnesota. The Reverend Matthew Lehman will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, and one hour before the service at the church.

Nancy died peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2019, at St. Johns Lutheran Community after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on April 2, 1945, in Shawano, the daughter of Carl and Dorothy (Schultz) Haut.

Nancy attended a one-room school, then St. James Lutheran School and graduated from Shawano Senior High School. It is in high school she met her soulmate Ronald Timm. They were married on Dec. 17, 1966, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. They made Albert Lea their home in 1967.

Thu
14
Mar

Patricia Ann Lewis Zimmerman

Patricia Ann Lewis Zimmerman passed away on March 10, 2019 at the age 82 in a local Green Bay nursing home. Pat was born March 13,1936 in Green Bay to Lawrence and Zelda (Verheyden) Lewis. As a child Pat moved around a lot. She went to schools in Oconto, Oconto Falls, Duck Creek, Morgan and graduated from Oconto Falls high School in 1954. In 1955 she moved to Green Bay and married Wayne Zimmerman on July 28,1956. Together they had four children, two of which preceded her in death. Pat and Wayne shared 62 years of amazing adventures.

Pat worked for the Green Bay school system at the “Old” Norwood elementary school. Then she worked for the Brown County Library and was known to many as the “Mending Doctor.” Pat should always be remembered for her dill pickles, her never-empty cookie jar and the many crafts she shared with family and friends.

Thu
14
Mar

Patricia “Patsy” Ann Nacotee

Patricia “Patsy” Ann Nacotee, 67, Oconto, died peacefully Sunday, March 10, 2019, at home with friends at her side. She was born May 21, 1951, in Keshena to (Mitchell) Phillip and Beulah (Kitchenakow) Nacotee. She was a beautiful and determined person who was unable to speak or hear, yet spoke volumes through her strong personality and physical presence.

Because of her differing abilities and her family not able to take care of her, Patsy was moved to Northern Center Training Facility in Chippewa Falls at the age of 3, residing there until 1984. She returned to community life and lived in Oconto Falls before moving to Oconto. Patsy was employed by New View Industries in Gillett where she displayed a fierce work ethic, working fast and efficiently on jobs geared to her abilities. She also received services at the CP Center in Green Bay.

Thu
14
Mar

Margaret Ann Fossum

Margaret A. Fossum, age 69, of Clintonville, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Milwaukee. Margaret was born in Keshena on Sept. 25, 1949, daughter of the late Russell and Christine (Waupekenay) Shegonee.

From the age of 8, Margaret was raised by Hazel Schmitt, whom she considered her mom.

Margi was united in marriage to John Fossum II in Neopit. She worked for Menominee County as the deputy clerk of courts for several years. She loved sports and often watched football, basketball and the Olympics. Her family was by far the most important part of her life, and she loved supporting her grandchildren, attending numerous sporting events and activities. She was a wonderful mother and Grammy and will be deeply missed.

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