Obituaries

Wed
24
Oct

Harvey Edward Eggert

Harvey Edward Eggert, 99, of Shawano, passed away in the early morning hours of Oct. 22, 2018, at his home. Born on Feb. 12, 1919, in the Town of Herman, he was the son of the late Paul and Minnie (Mailahn) Eggert. On Nov. 16, 1940, Harvey was united in marriage to Eena Anita Salzmann in Clintonville. Eena preceded him in death on Oct. 16, 2009. Harvey lived in the Town of Herman his entire life, where he owned and operated a dairy farm. He enjoyed making maple syrup and woodworking. Harvey was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, where served as past treasurer.

Wed
24
Oct

William J. “Billy” Wheelock

William Jack Wheelock Sr., 41, of Neopit, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Shawano. Billy was born at Shawano Hospital on Dec. 6, 1976, to Wayne and Barbara (Sanapaw) Wheelock Sr. Billy was a true woodsman and had a deep passion for the outdoors. He loved hunting, fishing and shanging. Billy was an avid Packer fan and never missed the chance to watch a game. He also enjoyed shooting pool and was a talented artist. He especially enjoyed painting and drawing. More than anything, he loved spending time with his children.

Sat
20
Oct

Cheryl L. Jacobs

Cheryl L. Jacobs, 67, of Keshena, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Neenah surrounded by her loved ones.

Cheryl, also known as Dee-Dee, was born Jan. 4, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. She relocated to Keshena, where she worked for many years at Maenowesekiyah Wellness Center, and was also a teacher at Menominee Indian Head Start. Recently retired, she enjoyed seeing and helping everyone in the community. Cheryl was well known for her love of music, shopping, delicious cooking, watching hummingbirds and her utmost generosity.

Survivors include her loving husband, Wayne Malone Sr.; her children, Robert Jacobs, Angalee Jacobs, Destine Malone and Lena Malone; siblings, Ardelle Malone, Darlene Jacobs, Jeanette Jacobs, William “Bill” Jacobs, Valerie Jacobs, Luane Neosh, Aaron Bear, and Michael Bear; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and many wonderful nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Sat
20
Oct

Michelle M. Olson

Traditional Native American services for Shelly Olson will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Becky Brunette residence, 5763 County Road AA, Suring. Burial will be in the South Branch Cemetery. Visitation began at the Brunette residence after 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, and will continue until the time of service on Saturday.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Fri
19
Oct

Martin M. Hille

Martin “Mux” Hille, 94, of Tigerton, passed away early Wednesday morning, Oct. 17, 2018, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Appleton.

Martin Harvey Hille was born on All Saints Day on Nov. 1, 1923, in Tigerton to Max and Helen (Glaeser) Hille. He grew up on the family farm at the edge of Tigerton. He helped his father run the farm, and also worked for a neighbor as a hired hand for many years. Martin was united in marriage on July 24, 1954, to Marcella F. Grosskopf at Peace Lutheran Church, Tilleda. He was the love of her life, and the couple was blessed with six children.

Fri
19
Oct

Victor Kratzke

Victor L. Kratzke, 71, of Shawano, passed away at his home early Thursday morning. Born in Clintonville on June 6, 1947, Victor was a son of the late Vernon W. and Sadie (Werbelow) Kratzke Sr. Victor graduated from Clintonville High School and was drafted into the United States Army, where he served his country honorably for two years in Vietnam. On Oct. 11, 1980, he was united in marriage to Constance Balke at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Pella Opening. Together they had two daughters. Victor was very intelligent and loved history, reading every book and watching every show on the topic. He also enjoyed watching old westerns and Monday night wrestling. Victor was an avid hunter and loved being outdoors. He enjoyed riding his Ranger through the woods and his Harley down the roads. He was recently very happy to have had the opportunity to take the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. More than anything else, he loved it when his whole family was around.

Fri
19
Oct

Robert Paiser

Robert Paiser, 84, of Leopolis, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at his home. He was born on Dec. 25, 1933, son of the late Vernon and Vera (Paiser) Buettner. On Nov. 14, 1953, Robert was united in marriage to Helen Hilda Pieper at St. Paul Lutheran Church Stony Hill. Helen preceded him in death on Aug. 1, 2016. Robert was born and raised in Leopolis, where he farmed all his life. He owned and operated Paiser Livestock Trucking, worked at Kriewaldt Cheese Factory and Four Wheel Drive. Robert was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church Stony Hill.

Fri
19
Oct

Michelle M. Olson

Michelle “Shelly” M. Olson, 48, of Gresham, started her journey to the Spirit World on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Green Bay, surrounded by her loving family.

Michelle was born on March 19, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of the late Clifford Sr. and Beatrice (Brunette) Olson. She graduated from Menominee Indian High School in 1988. She then moved to Denver, Colorado, for several years where she was a cook at an assisted living center. When she returned to Wisconsin, she was the head cook at the senior center in Neopit. Shelly loved cooking and was an excellent seamstress, making regalia for pow wow dancing. She also enjoyed beading. Shelly loved her family and was a very loving person.

Fri
19
Oct

Irene A. Yunk

Irene A. Yunk, 94, of Clintonville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Kindred Hearts Assisted Living Facility, Clintonville.

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

Fri
19
Oct

Gary R. Effenberger

A funeral service for Gary R. Effenberger will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church of Shawano. Pastor Scott Ludford will officiate. Interment will be in the Lake Drive Cemetery, Town of Wescott. Visitation will begin on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Mickelson Funeral Service in Shawano from 4-7 p.m. Visitation will resume at the church on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

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