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    Evenda B. Dahlke

    Evenda B. Dahlke age 78, of Pike Lake, formerly of Chili, WI, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday evening, October 1, 2018 at her home in Pike Lake. She was born on January 9, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Philip and Evenda (Kirkham) Johnson and later, Jay and Margaret Bolton. Her early life and schooling were in Minnesota. On December 17, 1961 she married Robert Olson, who preceded her in death in 1980. On December 31, 1985 she married Robert Dahlke. Evie was the dispatcher and co-owner of Dahlke & Son Trucking and lived with her husband in Chili, WI from 1985 until 2005 when the couple…

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    Esther Y. Peterson

    Esther Y. Peterson age 90, of Park Falls, died on Saturday September 15, 2018 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls. She was born on December 24, 1927, the daughter of Andrew and Marie (Dumond) Slack. Her early life and schooling were in Park Falls. On August 31, 1946 she married Melvin J. Peterson. Esther worked for a time at Munsingwear, was a homemaker, and was the first library worker for the Mail-A-Book program in Price County. She is survived by: (2)daughters: Marilyn (Rodney) Scherwinski of Butternut Sally (David) Zoesch of Park Falls (4)grandchildren: Kelly (Frank), Joe (Michelle), Tyler, and Luke (5)great-grandchildren: Frankie, Stephanie, Kaitlyn, Sophia, and Ilah and…

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    George Eugene Brien

    George Eugene Brien age 78, of Park Falls, died on Wednesday September 5, 2018 at his home. He was born on April 15, 1940 in Racine, the son of George William and Phyllis E. (Danoski) Brien. George was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School in Racine. He was a pipe-fitter for S. C. Johnson’s Wax in Racine and a veteran of the United States Navy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, watching the Packers, and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by: (4)children: Denny Marie (Al) Czyszczon of Fontana, CA Michael (Tanya) Brien of Burlington Patrick (Kelly) Brien of Wittenberg George Brien of Burlington (6)grandchildren,…

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    Louis Raymond Schmidt

    Louis Raymond Schmidt age 80, of Park Falls, died on Wednesday September 5, 2018 at his home. He was born on May 9, 1938, the son of William and Rose (Palecek) Schmidt. His early life and schooling were in Park Falls where he graduate from high school and later attended U.W. Eau Claire. Louis was a veteran of the United States Army National Guard. He was married to Georgia Jarosinski. Louis worked for Hines Lumber Company, the US Forest Service, the Flambeau Paper Mill, was a Power Plant Operator, but spent most of his life as a sheet metal worker. He was a champion basketball player, baseball player, and golfer…

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    Raymond D. Stueber

    Raymond D. Stueber, 84, a Park Falls/Green Bay resident passed away peacefully on Monday Sept 3rd 2018 at Dycora Transitional Living in Abbotsford where he resided the last two years due to the progression of Alzheimer’s. Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM with a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 7th 2018 at St Anthony’s Catholic Church in Park Falls with Father Shaji Joseph Pazhukkathara officiating. Burial will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls. He was born (a twin) on October 4th 1933 in Park Falls, Wisconsin to Joseph and Elizabeth (Boyer) Stueber. He attended St. Anthony’s Catholic Grade School and graduated from Park Falls Lincoln…

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    Virginia "Ginny" Marose

    Virginia "Ginny" Marose Park Falls, WI Virginia “Ginny” Marose, age 63 passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, August 26th, 2018 at her home in Springstead, Wisconsin after her brave battle with cancer. Ginny was born June 1st, 1955 in Chilton, Wisconsin, daughter of Art & Margaret Daun. In 1973, Ginny married the love of her life, Dennis “Grubby” Marose and together began their family in Stockbridge. Ginny took great pride in her work; a dedicated employee at Chilton Metal Products for 24 years until she and her husband moved to their dream home in the north woods. She then began a career at Simpson Electric where she worked…

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    Peter John Tyo

    Peter John Tyo (Pete) 03-31-1962 – 08-26-2018 “You are not here with us…but you are everywhere we are” With deep sorrow in our hearts we say good-bye to a husband, dad, loved brother, dear son, wonderful grump-papa and great friend. With his infectious laugh at 56, a heart of gold stopped beating peacefully at home surrounded by his family in Springstead, WI after his 3-1/2 year battle with ALS. Pete was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Germany, as well as the Army National Guard in Afghanistan, Iraq, and assisting after hurricane Katrina. Pete retired as a Watch Commander for the Batavia, IL Police Department after more…

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    Bernice Evelyn Wesemann

    Bernice Evelyn Wesemann age 94, of Park Falls, formerly of Illinois, died on Wednesday August 29, 2018 at Park Manor Nursing Home. She was born on August 13, 1924 in La Grange Park, IL, the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Wiest) Wesemann. Her early life and schooling were in Illinois. Bernice worked as a child care provider and a care giver to the elderly. She loved animals and her church. She is survived by: her sister-in-law: Millie Wesemann of Park Falls and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers: Walter, Henry, Albert, and Raymond Wesemann, and sisters Elizabeth East…

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    William M. Byers

    William M. Byers, Jr. Born: 03/07/1926 Died: 08/29/2018 William M. Byers, Jr., age 92, of Park Falls, WI died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake, WI. He was born on March 7, 1926 in Marshalltown, IA to William M. Byers, Sr. and Edna (Murphy) Byers. Bill graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1944 and entered the United States Army, serving in the European theatre during WWII. He was honorably discharged in June, 1946 and entered Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He married Claribel Havens in 1948. To this union were born seven children. After graduating from Iowa State University majoring in Forestry, he worked…

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    Lillian A. Nephew

    Lillian A. Nephew age 95 of Star Prairie, died on Wednesday August 22, 2018 at Westfield Hospital in New Richmond. She was born on February 10, 1923 in Park Falls, the daughter of August and Lilly (Bones) Fredrick Her early life and schooling were in Park Falls. On August 31, 1940 she married Lloyd Nephew. The couple moved to Minnesota in 1946. Lillian was a homemaker and loved gardening, especially her purple orchids. She was an accomplished hand wood worker and could fix anything. She is survived by: (2)children: Sandra (Thomas) Rose of St. Anthony, MN Patricia (Richard) Skweres of Star Prairie (10)grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She is further…

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    Charlotte M. Deardorff

    Charlotte M. Deardorff age 87, of Butternut, passed away on August 2, 2018 at Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls. She was born to John and Dorothy Deardorff in Chicago, IL. She married John Greenwood and they had four children. Charlotte is the granddaughter of Laben Fisher Deardorff of L.F.Deardorff & Sons, Inc, of Chicago, IL, makers of world renowned studio cameras. She was a talented artist, decorator, and designer. She worked for a commercial art firm in Chicago, then for Marshall Field & Co, where she became head of the design/display department for all of the stores in the USA. She played classical piano on the piano her parents gave…

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    Elizabeth Ann Murnik

    Elizabeth Ann Murnik age 94, passed away on Saturday August 11, 2018 at her home in Fifield. She was born on October 1, 1923 in Park Falls, the daughter of Leonard and Karen (Knutson) Stein. Her early life and schooling were in Fifield where she graduated from high school. On September 13, 1947 she married John Murnik. Betty spent most of her life as a bartender and cook managing the Park Falls Country Club for many years. She loved to hunt and fish, shooting many nice bucks. She also was an avid gardener, berry picker and canner. She enjoyed the woods, driving her ATV and snowmobile on all the trails,…

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    Richard John Pauser

    Richard John Pauser, 78, died August 8, 2018 at Marshfield Hospital after a brief illness. Funeral services will be at St.  Anthony’s Church in Park Falls on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. and the funeral will be at 11:00 a.m.   Richard was born June 3, 1940, in Park Falls, WI, to Emil and Theresa Pauser.  He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from UW-Platteville and worked as an engineer in the Twin Cities.  He married Jeanine Dallas and they moved to Eau Claire and had two children, Susan Bevers and Michelle Pauser.  Richard worked for the State of Wisconsin as a Civil Engineer, working…

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    Karen Jean Kinnear

    Karen Jean Kinnear age 73, of Butternut, died on Wednesday July 18, 2018 at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. She was born on October 3, 1944 in Butternut, the daughter of Frank and Anita (Wegner) Kleinsteiber. Karen was a graduate of the Butternut High School and lifetime resident of Butternut. On December 29, 1962 she married John “Jack” Kinnear. She worked for Holiday Village, the Park Falls State Bank, the Park Falls Credit Union, and then Associated Bank. Karen was very active with her church, enjoyed musky fishing and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a kind and loving person who…

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    Julie Rae Enderle

    Julie Rae Enderle It is with great sadness that the family announces t he passing of Julie Rae Enderle (Tom/Kort) after a long battle with cancer on June 25, 2018 at the age of 61. Julie will be remembered by her children: Gary Kort of Chicago, Jennifer (Joe Osipczukk) Kort of Rockford, Anthony Kort of Janesville, and Jeremy (Jessica) Dezotell of Park Falls, her brothers: Robert (Linda) Tom of Hartford, Michael (Leah) Tom of Hartford, and Blane (Judy) Tom of West Bend, sister Lori (Neal) Nemitz of Elroy, grandchildren: Giovanni, Raven, Eian, Payton, Isaiah, Faith, and Issac, nieces: Pamela (Dan) Ruberg of LaCrosse, Nikki (Eric) Christiansen of Park Falls, Angie…

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    Ella Mae Beard

    Ella Mae Beard age 98, of Park Falls, formerly of Westboro, died on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls. She was born on January 5, 1920 in Tampico, IL, the daughter of Ralph and Hilda (Olsen) Pratt. Her early life and schooling were in Illinois. Ella worked as a welder during WWII doing her part for the war effort. She married Ivan Keith Beard who preceded her in death in 1994. She lived for 30 years in Illinois, for 30 years in Westboro, and for 30 years in California before coming to Park Falls in 2014. She was a school cook and a cook…

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    Viola B. Wenninger

    Viola B Wenninger (Engel) Age 97, died peacefully on May 6, 2018 at Amery Memory Care in Amery WI. Viola Engel was born October 20, 1920 in Butternut WI to Anna Christian Engel and Henry Engel. She married Henry Wenninger, JR in Park Falls, WI on September 22, 1944. Prior to Heinie’s death on July 3, 2002, they were married for 57 years and together owned and operated the Electric Bakery in Park falls until the 1980’s, and the City Bakery, Wenninger’s Grocery Store and the Hep Cat Teen Center until 1958. Surviving is their daughter, Judy Wenninger Foster of Centuria, WI; Grandchildren Sean Wenninger of Park Falls, Randy Foster…