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    Randy & Alta Rodencal

    Randy Robert Rodencal (67) and Alta Mae Rodencal, née Styer (82), husband and wife of 45 years, of Lewistown, MT were called to their heavenly home together on September 18, 2018 while on a fishing trip near Great Falls, MT. Randy Robert Rodencal was born on July 20, 1951 in Black River Falls, WI to Robert and Doris (Bartos) Rodencal. He spent his early life in Auroraville WI, and graduated from Berlin High School in 1969. Soon after, he traveled out west and settled in Montana where he worked as a hunting guide for S & W Outfitters in Lewistown, MT. Later on he worked as a fishery technician for…

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    Frank G. Parker

    Frank Parker, age 65, of Berlin, passed away at home on September 20, 2018 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by the love of his family. Frank was born on September 26, 1952 in Milwaukee, the son of Gordy and Leona (Adrian) Parker. He graduated from Milwaukee Schools and then entered and honorably served in the United States Navy. On October 26, 1984 he was united in marriage to Cheryl (Matusewick) Schultz and made their home in Berlin. Frank was employed by Alliance Laundry in Ripon as a journeyman hydraulic repair specialist for many years. He enjoyed bowling, golf, baseball, taking rides to the casino and visiting his…

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    Barbara A. Resop

    Barbara Ann Resop, age 83, of Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Patriot Place of Berlin after a courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born October 13, 1934, the daughter of Roland and Alma (Malchetske) Muskavitch. Barbara married the love of her life, Alvin Resop on July 16, 1949 at St. Michael Catholic Church, which is now All Saints Catholic Parish, and was a faithful member. They celebrated 50 years of marriage before his death in 2000. She helped out on the Resop family farm which is now Mascoutin Golf Course. She then worked at Michael’s Mink Ranch, Berlin’s Dime Store and raised their four children,…

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    Thomas G. Gregor Sr.

    Thomas G. Gregor Sr., “Tom”, age 74, of Berlin passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at ThedaCare Berlin. Tom was born on September 17, 1943 in Berlin, the son of Clarence and Margaret (Eagan) Gregor. He attended Berlin High School and was employed by the Berlin Foundry and Universal Foundry of Oshkosh for 30 years. Tom enjoyed his time in the woods and on the water hunting and fishing. Tom is survived by his sons, Tom (Kirstin) Gregor Jr. of Princeton, Doug (Becky) Gregor of Menasha, and Darrell (Jenny) Gregor of Greenville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Margaret Gregor; Brother, Jerry and son, Timothy…

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    Lorraine Brotske

    Lorraine A. Brotske, age 92, of Berlin, passed away peacefully at the Juliette Manor of Berlin on Saturday morning August 11, 2018 and she was formerly a longtime resident of the American House of Berlin. She was born on September 3, 1925 in Pulaski, the daughter of Vincent and Julia (Wier) Walejko. Lorraine was a 1943 graduate of Redgranite High School and on October 6, 1945 she married the love of her life, Ralph Brotske at Saint Marks Catholic Church of Redgranite and they spent 59 wonderful years together, until his passing on May 27, 2005. She is a member of the All Saints Catholic Parish of Berlin (Saint Stanislaus),…

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    Kathleen "Kathy" Lehman

    Kathleen Jean Lehman, 79 of Oshkosh, died peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Kathy was born in Berlin, Wisconsin January 20, 1939 to Benjamin and Lillian Bednarek (Inda). Kathy was married to Thomas M. Lehman on November 3, 1956 in Berlin. Thomas preceded Kathy in death on June 22, 1997 following a 40 year marriage. Kathy worked at several food service jobs and later worked alongside Tom, as owner operators of Little Rascals Pet Shop. With her expertise in decorating cakes, she was very busy making wedding cakes and special event cakes. She was an avid scrapbooker, loved elephants, family gatherings, traveling, facebook, games, puzzles,…

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    Theresa Chappa

    Theresa H Chappa, age 89, of Berlin died peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday July 26, 2018. Theresa was born in Neshkoro on July 9, 1929 to Frank and Anna Disterhaft (Berlowski). Theresa was united in marriage with Carl Chappa Sr. on November 25, 1947 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Princeton. She was a lifetime member of All Saints (St. Michael’s) Catholic Parish. Carl preceded Theresa in death on October 05, 2005, following a 58 year marriage. Theresa was a farmer’s wife for many years. She trusted and relied on God to give her strength and guidance to see her through every day. After moving off…

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    Lucille Hibicki

    Lucille Christine Hibicki of Berlin peacefully entered eternal life surrounded by her family and loved ones on July 25th, 2018. She was born on December 11th, 1923 in Berlin, Wisconsin to Max and Mary (Makurat) Piotrowski, graduated from Berlin High School and lived here her entire life. She married Hubert Hibicki on March 2nd, 1946. Lucille stayed home and raised their six children. She was a devoted Catholic and longtime member of All Saints Parish. Her interests included sewing, crossword puzzles, word searches, Scrabble, and spending time with her family. Throughout her life she spent several days on her riverbank enjoying cookouts and watching her family fish. Christmas was her…

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    Lois Rhodes

    Lois M. Rhodes (Granny) of Berlin, WI passed away peacefully on July 23, 2018. Lois was born March 18, 1926. She grew up in the Woodstock, Illinois. After her graduation from Woodstock High School, she married the love of her life, Monte E. Rhodes Sr. on April 26, 1943. They enjoyed 52 entertaining, wonderful years together. Granny enjoyed gardening, a little travel after retirement, camping and getting together as many grandchildren as possible to always take with them on weekends. This is one of many memories of the best summer events they truly cherished together. Lois had several hobbies that included crocheting, making quilts and table runners for all seasons…

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    Laurine C. Pomplun

    Laurine C. Pomplun, age 81 of Berlin, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at ThedaCare Hospital in Berlin with her daughters by her side. Laurine was born on June 13th, 1937 to Lyle and Marion (Halkney) Anklam. Laurine grew up in Auroraville, WI and graduated from Berlin High School in 1955. She went to work for Ripon Foods right after graduating. Laurine married Marvin Pomplun on August 31st, 1957. They purchased her parent’s family farm in Auroraville and she lived a total of 71 years on that farm before retiring and moving to Berlin in 2008. Laurine volunteered with the National Kidney Foundation for years and assisted them…

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    Myrlin Windl

    Myrlin Windl, “Windy”, age 90, of Neshkoro, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away surrounded with the love of his family on July 3, 2018. Windy was born on June 25, 1928 in Wauwatosa to Ben and Lucinda (Hegar) Windl, and on June 24, 1950, married Eileen Zimmerman in Lannon, WI. Together they shared 68 wonderful years together. He worked for A.O. Smith for 32 years as a tool cutter, grinder and machinist. In 2014, the couple moved in with their daughter and son-in-law in Neshkoro, WI. Windy enjoyed fishing up North and while living in Florida where he loved riding his three wheeled bike and lounging in his screened porch. Windy…

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    James Wendt

    James D. Wendt, age 91, a lifelong resident of Berlin, died peacefully in the early hours of July 2, 2018, at Juliette Manor. He was born on October 24, 1926 at the family home on N. Washington Street, the fourth child and second son of Martin and Tillie (Drover) Wendt. Jim attended St. Michael Catholic and Berlin High School having to serve mass every day one summer for setting off firecrackers in the sacristy. Jim served in the Army Air Force, doing basic training in Biloxi, MS and then stationed at Williams Field Chandler, AZ where he was an instrument specialist working on P-51’s. Returning home after service, Jim and…

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    Robert Michael Brunke

    Robert “Rob” Michael Brunke Age 49, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on July 3, 2018 following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Robert was born June 6, 1969 in Berlin, WI, the son of Richard and Barbara (Ferris) Brunke. He attended Berlin Catholic School and was a 1987 graduate of Berlin High School. On June 18, 1994 he was united in marriage with Robin (Boening) at Grace Lutheran Church in Berlin, WI. Robert battled Alport Syndrome, which lead to his need for a kidney transplant. He received his first gift of life from his father, Richard, in 1987. Over the next thirteen years Rob was able to…

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    Robert W. Krause

    Robert W. Krause, age 91, of Berlin passed away July 1, 2018, at the Montello Care Center. Robert was born in Berlin, Wisconsin in the early morning hours on June 6, 1927 to Otto and Ella Krause. Since his time of birth was shortly after midnight, his birth certificate was mistakenly printed as June 5, 1927. It was never corrected and this sometimes caused much confusion concerning official documents. However, Robert enjoyed celebrating his birthday for two days every year. On September 9, 1951, Robert married Betty R. Lange and they were blessed with five children. Robert served in the Army National Guard from 1948 to 1958 as a radio…

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    Robert W. Meyer

    Robert Walter Meyer, 95, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the King Veterans Home. He was born on June 1, 1923 in Berlin, Wisconsin, son of the late Hubert and Josephine (Domask) Meyer. Bob attended his school years in Berlin and served in the US Army during World War II. Bob was a member of the Berlin Wells-Krause VFW Post #2925. He was united in marriage with Mary Renata Jakubowski, October 4, 1952. Bob and Renata resided in Berlin and both were members of the St. Joseph and St. Michael Catholic Churches. Bob was later a member of All Saints Catholic Parish. Bob and Renata enjoyed touring the United…

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    Evelyn Harrison

    Evelyn B. Harrison, age 104, of the Town of Nepeuskun, passed away at Agnesian Hospice of Fond du Lac on Friday, June 1, 2018. Evelyn Cluey was born on Sept. 1, 1913 on a farm near Redgranite as the last of three children. When Evelyn was about six years of age her parents moved from the farm to Redgranite, Wisconsin where her father, Albert Cluey, took up work in the quarry. Evelyn was described as a quiet child who customarily played alone, as her sister nearest in age was 10 years older. Evelyn liked a collie named Dixie, who would fetch the cows on their farm. But when the Cluey’s…

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    David J. Marchenkuski

    David J. (Red) Marchenkuski, age 77, of Berlin, passed away at home early Friday morning, June 1, 2018. He was born on December 11, 1940, the son of Robert and Florine (Pernitzky) Marchenkuski. David was a 1959 Berlin High School graduate. He served in the US Army from 1963-1965 stationed in Italy. He was later employed as a truck driver for Ripon Food’s delivering Rippin’ Good Cookies. He also drove and delivered gas for the Redgranite Skelgas/Ferrellgas Company. He finished his working career as a janitor for the Berlin School System and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He was a member of All Saints Catholic Parish, a Third Degree Knight of…