Obituaries

Thu
14
Mar

Harold J. Monette

Harold J. Monette, age 94, of Shawano, was called to eternal peace on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, following a long illness. A Memorial Mass for Harold J. Monette will be celebrated on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. Father Tom Farrell will be the celebrant. Full military honors will be conducted by the Shawano AmVets Post 10. Visitation will take place at the church from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Wed
13
Mar

Harold J. Monette

Harold J. Monette, age 94 of Shawano, was called to eternal peace on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, following a long illness.

Harold was born October 7, 1924 in Wabeno, Wisconsin, a son of the late Joseph Leonard and Elizabeth Ann (Wauters) Monette. Following Harold’s mother’s death when he was three, his father eventually remarried and his stepmother, Ann (Linse) Monette raised and loved him as her own.

Harold was an all-conference football player in high school. Following his graduation in 1942, he traveled to Washington and Oregon to visit his older brothers before enlisting in the service. Harold served in WW11 from August of 1943 to April of 1946 with the U.S. Coast Guard, aboard the patrol frigate USS Groton in the North Atlantic.

Wed
13
Mar

Henry J. “Bun” Tomow, Jr.

Henry J. “Bun” Tomow, Jr., age 74, of Keshena, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. He was born on June 7, 1944, he is the son of Henry and Frances (Waupoose) Sr. Bun served his country honorably in the United States Army during the time of the Vietnam War, with the 2nd Battalion, 33rd Armor, Germany.

Bun also served his community as a law enforcement officer for both Menominee County and Menominee Tribal Police Departments. Bun was an avid outdoorsman, Packer and Brewer fan. He was a proud man, maybe even to a fault. Despite having to overcome many hardships, he lived a rich life. More than anything, he loved spending time with his beloved grandchildren.

Wed
13
Mar

Donald Tanner Jr.

Donald “Gus” Tanner Jr., 53, Pulaski, died suddenly Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee from health issues associated with a long life of dialysis. He was born Jan. 24, 1966, in Cherry Point, North Carolina, to Donald Tanner Sr. and Kathy Mulloy. Don grew up in the South and graduated from Parkway South High School in Manchester, Missouri, and attended Southeast Missouri State on a music scholarship. As a young man, he entered the U.S. Coast Guard where he served until he was medically and honorably discharged and received his nickname “Gus.”

On Sept. 21, 1996, he married Terri “Tigger” McDermid at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Green Bay before moving to rural Pulaski, where they had two children together. Gus was an active member of the Wolf River HOG Chapter 5629 and served in many capacities, enjoying numerous rides with his fellow riders and wife, Tigger.

Wed
13
Mar

Joye Louise Hillman

Joye Louise (Hampel) Hillman, 91, of Shawano, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Joye was born on Sept. 5, 1927, in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Louis and Tyne (Paalu) Hampel. Joye was united in marriage to Gerald “Jerry” Hillman. Joye loved gardening and providing a helping hand or words of comfort and support to everyone she knew. She was very involved in the community and belonged to many organizations, including Shawano County Arts Council, the Shawano County Historical Society, Shawano NAMI, Shawano Order of the Eastern Star 167, Daughters of the Nile in Green Bay and Step-N-Sisters Tap Dance.

Joye is survived by her husband, Gerald; daughter Janis (Joe) Urban, of Clintonville; son, Todd (Betsy) Hillman, of Florida; three grandchildren, Chelsea Urban, of Menasha, Lauren Hillman, of South Dakota, and Dylan Hillman, of Florida; and a sister, Janice (Fred) Schulz, of Milwaukee.

She was preceded in death by a son, Wade Hillman, and her parents.

Wed
13
Mar

Judy J. Barth

Judy Jean Barth, 71, of Wittenberg, formerly of Tigerton, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at her home.

She was born on Feb. 2, 1948, in Tigerton, daughter of the late Lester and Evelyn (Jelinski) Severson. On Jan. 26, 1973, she married Lennard Barth in Shawano. He preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1999.

Judy was a homemaker and loved her family. She especially enjoyed the times spent with her grandchildren.

Survivors include four children, Paul Barth, of Marion, Pamela (Jeffery) Suehring, of Wittenberg, Eric (Ryan Ines) Barth, of San Diego, California, and Tracy Barth, of Sheboygan; her grandchildren, Madelaine, Joshua, Brittany (Brandon), Jazmine and Bob; sister-in-law, Fae Severson, of Embarrass; and her best friend of many years, Sandy Steffens, of Appleton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lennard; and siblings, Ruth Severson and Roy Severson.

Sat
09
Mar

Robert C. Luepke

Robert C. Luepke, 77, of Bonduel, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Maple Lane, following his courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma and Parkinson’s. Robert was born in Shawano on Dec. 22, 1941, to the late Wallace and Lois (Noster) Luepke. Following his graduation from Berlin High School in 1961, Robert was drafted into the United States Army. Robert was united in marriage to Carol Dehn on Oct. 5, 1968, at Zion Lutheran Church in Zachow. Robert and Carol were lifelong residents of Bonduel and members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bonduel where Robert was an active member, serving on the cemetery committee, the forest committee, as a church trustee, an usher, a greeter, and a member of the men’s club. He was also passionate about raising money for the bleacher fund. Robert was equally as active in the Bonduel community where he served on the village board and was a 50-year member of the Bonduel American Legion Post 217.

Sat
09
Mar

Gerald A. Lamberies

Gerald A. Lamberies, 91, of Shawano, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Born on June 19, 1927, in Gresham, he is the son of the late Aloys and Lucille (Hoffman) Lamberies. Gerald spent most of his life in the Town of Wescott. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Opperman on June 26, 1948, at St. Jakobi Lutheran Church. Gerald worked for M.J. Zimmerman Excavating in Shawano prior to his employment as a maintenance foreman for the Town of Wescott. He loved music and for many years, he had his own band that played country, rock and polka music. He enjoyed camping, snowmobiling, and boating, as well as watching the Packers, Badgers and Brewers. He played in a horseshoe league for several years and was a member of the Shawano American Legion Post 117.

Sat
09
Mar

Janet R. Zeinert Romberg

Janet R. Zeinert Romberg, 90, of Marion, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Born on Aug. 23, 1928, in the Town of Lebanon, Waupaca County, Janet is the daughter of the late William and Hildegarde (Fredrick) Zimmerman. On Dec. 18, 1948, Janet was united in marriage to Ferdinand A. Zeinert at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Pella. Ferdinand preceded her in death in 1990. Janet was lucky to find love a second time and was married to LeRoy Romberg, who also preceded her in death. Janet worked for Briggs and Stratton as an inspector for many years until retiring. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed canning, making maple syrup, embroidering dish towels, playing sheepshead, and polka dancing. More than anything she loved her family and treasured every moment she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Sat
09
Mar

Harold J. Monette

Harold J. Monette, 94, of Shawano, was called to eternal peace on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, following a long illness.

A memorial Mass for Harold J. Monette will be celebrated on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. The Rev. Tom Farrell will be the celebrant. Full military honors will be conducted by the Shawano AMVETS Post 10. Visitation will take place at the church from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

A full obituary will follow on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

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

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