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Obituaries

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11
Jun

James L. Spang

James L. Spang, 80, Gillett, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 8, 2019. His family was at his side.

James was born in Shawano on June 23, 1938, a son of the late Aloys and Ruth (Anker) Spang. He attended local schools and was a 1956 graduate of Shawano High School. James was a proud Army veteran and honorably served his country from 1956 to 1963.

James married Nathalie (Miller) on June 18, 1960, and together they raised three children. He worked for Mirro Aluminum of over 40 years, retiring in 2000. James enjoyed hunting, fishing and his springer spaniels. He will be sadly missed.

James leaves his beloved wife, Nathalie, of over 58 years; his children, Pam (Mike) Schmit, James G. (Donna) Spang and Ruth (Jeff Thomson) Spang. He will also be remembered by his grandchildren, Stephanie (Josh) Spang-Magee, Casey Schmit, Andrea Beaumier, Jennifer (Devin Kohls) Spang and Cody Schmit; and by his dog, Lucky.

Tue
11
Jun

Kolton C. Arndt

Kolton Charles Arndt was born at 1:38 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, weighing 2 pounds and measuring 15 inches long. He passed peacefully in the arms of his parents Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Heaven’s gain was our loss when our angel was called home by our Lord. Kolton came into this world too soon and stayed for only a short time.

Kolton is being greeted in heaven by his maternal great-grandparents, Roger and Esther Habeck, and his paternal great-grandparents, Charles and Sylvia Owens and Richard and LaNora Arndt.

He is survived by his parents, Benjimen and Whitney Arndt; his sisters, Kynzlee and Brielle; his brother, Benson; maternal great-grandmother, Pat Rusch; maternal grandparents, Scott and Mary Rusch; paternal grandmother, Nadine Arndt; his maternal aunt, Heather Rusch; and paternal aunt, Sheila Arndt.

An intimate chapel service will be held Friday, June 14, 2019, at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano with family and friends.

Tue
11
Jun

Theodore Sylvester Boyd August 13, 1940 – May 23, 2019

Theodore S. Boyd, of Rochester, Washington, passed away at the age of 78 on May 23, 2019, in Olympia, Washington. Ted was born Aug. 13, 1940, in the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Keshena. He loved his extensive family, was proud of his Indian heritage and was a lover of nature. Ted, born by his Indian name Wapanonay, was raised in Neopit by his father, the late Sylvester Theodore Boyd, and by his mother, Margaret Louise Boyd (Waubano). He attended St. Anthony’s Church’s grade school in Neopit and graduated from Shawano High School. Ted attended Marquette University, majoring in accounting, which became his life’s passion and profession. He worked for the Seminole Tribe of Florida as a comptroller until he retired in the year 2000.

Tue
11
Jun

Carol J. Krause

Carol J. (Mrs. Lyle) Krause, 71, of Shawano, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, in Neenah.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Tue
11
Jun

Carl L. Carmichael

On May 18, 1933, Carl Leroy Carmichael was born in Pickering, Missouri. He is the youngest of four children born to Ora and Josephine (Murphy) Carmichael. He had struggled valiantly with the after effects of lymphoma and two strokes over two years. He was 86 years old. He attended both elementary and high school in Hopkins, Missouri, graduating in 1951. His leadership abilities, work ethic and organizational skills were evident in these formative years. He began his college studies in 1952. In 1953, he received a letter from neighbors, friends, and the selective service to spend the next two years in the Army near the end of the Korean War.

Tue
11
Jun

Elmer Ernest Kranzusch

Elmer E. Kranzusch, 86, of Shawano, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019. Elmer was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Gogebic County, Michigan, to the late Frederick and Helen (Kegebar) Kranzusch. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1950, and he served his country proudly in the Army during the Korean conflict until he was honorably discharged. He was united in marriage May 28, 1955, to Joan Bazile, who preceded him in death Dec. 4, 2014. The couple owned and operated Village Bakery in Black Creek and in Bonduel for 18 years. He continued baking at Pick ’n Save until he was 71. Elmer was also a member of the Nicole Region Model A Club and loved hunting and fishing.

Tue
11
Jun

William A. Busch

William A. “Bill” Busch, 76, of Shawano, passed away Friday evening, June 7, 2019, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Appleton following complications from congestive heart failure.

Service arrangements are pending and will be in Thursday’s paper.

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

Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Tue
11
Jun

Joyce A. Rasmussen

Joyce A. Rasmussen, 84, of Clintonville, passed away Friday evening, June 7, 2019, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Appleton.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home and Crematory in Clintonville is assisting her family.

Thu
06
Jun

Roger Breitzman

Roger A. Breitzman, 76, of Cecil, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Seymour. Roger was born in Shawano on Feb. 14, 1943, son of Irene (Wolf) Breitzman and the late Roger Breitzman. Roger graduated from Bonduel High School in 1961. On Oct. 24, 1964, Roger was united in marriage to J. Jean Tuschy at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hayes. Roger worked for Gabe’s Construction for a time before taking over the family dairy farm, which he and his family owned and operated for many years. Roger was also formerly the Green Valley town supervisor and chairman, and he held a position representing Green Valley on the Shawano County Board, positions he thoroughly enjoyed. In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling, going to Brewers games and playing cards. He loved to travel and enjoyed yearly fishing trips to Canada. Roger loved people; he was a wonderful storyteller with a sarcastic wit, and he loved to make people laugh.

Thu
06
Jun

Eldora L. Engelhardt

Eldora L. Engelhardt, 85, of Pella, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at HSHS St. Vincent’s Hospital in Green Bay. She was born on Aug. 12, 1933, to the late Fred and Helen (Kallies) Moesch. On June 21, 1952, she was united in marriage to John W. Engelhardt at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. John preceded Eldora in death on March 4, 2000.

Eldora farmed with her husband, John, in the town of Pella in addition to being a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed her love of gardening, reading, and traveling. She was an animal lover and especially enjoyed feeding and watching birds.

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