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    Isaiah Garrett

    Isaiah A. Garrett aka “Bobber”, 33, of Bancroft, WI died tragically in a car accident on August 8th, 2017. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 3:00 pm Friday, August 11, at the Plover Shuda Funeral Home in Plover. Pastor Steve Hulke will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from Noon until time of services at 3:00 pm. Isaiah was born on September 21, 1983 in Stevens Point, the son of Gregg and Cathy (Louis) Garrett. He graduated from Stevens Point Area High School in 2002. He continued his education and earned his HVAC and Ammonia Certification to better his handy work in refrigeration. He was…

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    Richard Wieczorek

    Richard Chester Wieczorek of Rosholt died in the early morning of July 26th, 2017 at his home in Rosholt. Age 87, Richard was born on June 9th, 1930 in Rosholt. He was the son of the late Julian and Katherine (Pliska) Wieczorek. Richard graduated from Rosholt High School in 1948, and worked at the family restaurant, The Coffee Cup, for many years. In 1951, Richard joined the Army, where he was a Private First Class, earning a National Defense Medal while stationed in Iceland during the Korean War. Upon returning to Rosholt in 1953, Richard spent time working in the family restaurant, and as a roofer for Firkus lumber, before…

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    Lou Ann Jacobsen

    Lou Ann Jacobsen, age 81 of Stevens Point, passed away July 18, 2017 at the Portage County Healthcare Center. A Mass of Christian Burial for Lou Ann will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at St. Stephens Catholic Church. Rev. Dennis Stanchik will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service at the church. Burial will follow at St. Stephens Cemetery. Shuda Funeral Service is assisting the family. Lou Ann was born July 25, 1935 in Stevens Point, the daughter of Steve and Eleanor (Joswick) Shibilski. She attended St. Peters grade school and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School. She worked at…

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    Anna Burch

    Anna Marie Burch, age 87, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2017 in the presence of her family. A Mass of Christian Burial for Anna will be held at Noon on Friday June 16, 2017 at Holy Spirit Parish. Rev. Thomas Lindner will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 4:00 – 8:00 pm Thursday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel. A Rosary led by the Holy Spirit Rosary Society will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Thursday night at the funeral chapel. Visitation will also be held from 11:00 – 11:45 am on Friday at the church prior to Mass. Burial will be in the St. Stephens…

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    Eleanor Tuszka

    Eleanor “Elly” Tuszka age 80, of Plover, passed away Saturday morning July 15, 2017 at the Portage County Health Care Center. Visitation for Elly will be held from 3:00 – 6:00 PM on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point. Private burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery at a later date. Elly was born December 19, 1936 in Merrill, the daughter of Edward and Marian (Braun) Rostal. She graduated from Merill High School in 1954. In 1958, Elly earned her Math Degree with a minor in Physical Education at UWSP. She married Richard “Dick” Tuszka on October 4, 1958 in Iowa. Elly began…

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    Richard Perron

    Richard “Rick” Perron, age 65, of Plover passed away at Saint Joseph Hospital in Marshfield surrounded by his loving family on July 1, 2017. A Memorial Service for Rick will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Shuda-Plover Funeral Home in Plover. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9-11:00 AM on Friday before the service. Pastor Amy Meyer will officiate. There will be a private family burial at a later date. Rick was born in Stevens Point on August 5, 1951 the son of Clifford and Evelyn (Clum) Perron. Rick was very active throughout his life, attended the Wisconsin Lion’s Summer Camp, and…

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    Harry Napiwocki

    Harry E. Napiwocki, age 85 of Stevens Point, passed away peacefully at Ministry St. Michaels Hospital on Thursday, June 1, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial for Harry will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at Holy Spirit Parish. Rev. Thomas Lindner will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9:00 – 10:45 am on Tuesday at the church. A private burial will take place at a later date. Harry was born November 1, 1931 to Alexander and Josephine (Kowalewski) Napiwocki. He was the youngest of nine children. He married Rita Dudzik, the love of his life, on June 16, 1952. He was…

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    Todd Liebergen

    Todd B. Liebergen, age 51, of Stevens Point passed away at home July 3, 2017. A private family memorial service for Todd will be held at a later date. Todd was born in Green Bay on August 4, 1965 the son of Clayton and Carol (Baetsen) Liebergen. Todd grew up in Green Bay where he attended local schools and worked as a line cook in Door County. While working at the Wagon Trail Resort, Todd met the love of his life Jill Oehler in 2000. They moved to Stevens Point in 2010 and were married on August 15, 2015 at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point. Todd worked as a…

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    David Appel

    David A. Appel, age 82 of Stevens Point, formerly of Wisconsin Rapids passed away at the Portage County Health Care Center on Thursday morning June 1, 2017. Funeral services for David will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Plover. Rev. Ben Sheets will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 4:00 – 8:00 pm on Monday at the Plover – Shuda Funeral Home in Plover. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10:00 until the time of services at the church. Burial will be at the Plover Cemetery. David was born June 14, 1934 in Wisconsin Rapids, the…

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    Evelyn Karch

    Evelyn Karch, age 99 of Plover, passed away at the Lodge of Whispering Pines, where she has resided the past 5 years, while under the care of Heartland Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial for Evelyn will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rev. Greg Michaud will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9:30 – 10:45 am on Tuesday at the church. A Rosary for Evelyn will be prayed at 10:00 am in the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Shuda Funeral Service is assisting the family. Evelyn was born on July 31,…

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    Edward Molski

    Edward “Red” Molski, age 87 of Stevens Point, passed away Monday morning June 5, 2017 at the Portage County Health Care Center while under the care of Ministry Ascension Hospice Services. A Mass of Christian Burial for Red will be held at 11:00 am Friday June 9, 2017 at Holy Spirit (St. Stanislaus) Parish. Rev. Thomas Lindner will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9:30 am to the time of services at the church on Friday. Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery with full Military Honors. Shuda Funeral Service is assisting the family. Red was born May 1, 1930, the son of Leo and…

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    Betty Stump

    Betty L. Stump, age 74 of Plover, passed away Monday morning June 5, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family, and under the care of Ministry Home Hospice. Celebration of Life Services for Betty will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday June 9, 2017 at the Plover – Shuda Funeral Home. Visitation is from 3:00 pm to the time of services Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Plover Cemetery. Betty was born January 13, 1943 in Stevens Point, the daughter of Frank and Hattie (Kickland) Sterling. She attended schools in Plover and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1961. She married Edward Stump…

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    Ervin Gorka

    Ervin Stanley Gorka, age 91, born April 25, 1926 passed away July 4, 2017 surrounded by his family. A Mass of Christian Burial for Ervin will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday July 10, 2017 at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt. Rev. Jeffery Hennes will officiate. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9:00 – 10:45 am before the Mass at the church. Burial with full military honors will be performed at the parish cemetery. Ervin was one of 10 children. He married Stella Babiak on July 2, 1955. Stella passed away Dec. 27, 2008. Ervin was a very proud World War II Veteran. He served…

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    Gladys Marie Johnson

    Gladys Marie Johnson, 87 of Stevens Point, passed away, Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living Center. Funeral services for Gladys will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at West Lawn Memorial Park Chapel in Racine. Rev. Myron P. Deschaine will officiate. Entombment will be at the West Lawn Memorial Park Crypt. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 PM on Monday October 17, 2016 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point and again on Wednesday at the chapel at West Lawn Memorial Park in Racine starting at 10:00 AM. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made in Gladys’ name to Heartland…

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    Jack Huff

    Jack G. Huff, age 86, of Custer passed away Friday October 14, 2016 at the Portage County Health Care Center. Private funeral services will be held. Jack was born November 10, 1929 in Chicago, the son of John and Sophie (Lehman) Huff. The family moved to Custer in 1946. Jack joined the United States Army in 1951. He served his country in both Korea and Vietnam. He retired from the service in 1971 as a CSM -Command Sergeant Major. Jack maried Romona Worzalla in 1953 in Blenker, WI, the couple had six children. Jack worked at Cash and Carry, Wolohans, and retired from Hamel Forest Products. He enjoyed golfing, fishing,…

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    Susan Worzalla

    Susan Worzalla age 46, of Stevens Point went home to our Lord on October 13, 2016 due to natural causes. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:30 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia. Rev. Greg Michaud will officiate. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. A general rosary will be prayed for Susan at 9:30 am in the church, followed with public visitation until 11:15. Shuda Funeral Services will be assisting the family. Susan was born Feb. 21, 1970 the daughter of Ronald and Barbara (Rogalla) Worzalla. Susan graduated from SPASH in 1988 and also graduated from Mid-State Technical College in Phlebotomy. She…

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    Norman Wanta

    Norman L. Wanta , 93 yrs old, passed away on October 2, 2016. Funeral Services for Norman will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday October 6, 2016 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 10:45 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Norman was born in Stevens Point WI and is the son of the late Leo L. and Otilia “Tillie” (Stanke) Wanta. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother George J. Wanta. Survivors include wife Elizabeth (“Betty”) Wanta, children Thomas Wanta and wife Sheila (Sullivan), Gene Wanta and wife Linda (Grubba),Mary (Wanta)…

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    Ann Lemke

    Ann T. Lemke, age 92, born, June 2, 1924 passed from this earth on October 7, 2016. Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Prakseda (Wierzba) Lemke, her brothers; Peter, Frank Roman and Henry Lemke, Sisters and infant Theresa, Agnes Maurer, Johanna (Jennie) Klabon, Helen Gollonik, Brother-in-laws; Ossie Klabon and Frank Gollonik, She is survived by her dear sister Regina “Reggie” Lemke of Chicago, IL. She was an Aunt, Great Aunt, Great-Great Aunt to many. As a young girl, she lived in the area of Torun on her family farm,, and later worked at Worzalla Publishing. Eventually, life took her to Milwaukee where she worked for Allan Bradley…

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    James Weisbrod

    James “Jim” G. Weisbrod of Stevens Point, age 83, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 2, 2016 surrounded by his family after complications of an illness. He will be fondly remembered for his quick wit and wonderful sense of humor. A Mass of Christian Burial for Jim will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday October 7, 2016 at St. Stephens Catholic Church. Rev. Jerzy Rebacz will officiate. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00 – 10:45 AM Friday. Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Jim was born March 10, 1933, the son of Leo and Sophie Weisbrod. He graduated from P. J. Jacobs High School and played…

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    Steven Coats

    Steven Lee Coats, of Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly at home earlier this month, a few weeks shy of his 64th birthday. He was born on September 27, 1952, in Dayton, OH, to the Rev. Russell and Virginia Coats, while Rev. Coats was attending seminary. He lived in northern Illinois for most of his childhood, graduating from La Moille High School in La Moille, IL, in 1970. He met his wife, Linda Osborn, when they attended church together in grade school in Peoria. Their families were very close, and remained so after Rev. Coats was assigned to another parish and Steve’s family moved away. Steve and Linda married on December…

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    Stanley Major

    Stanley Major age 99, of Stevens Point passed away Wednesday September 14, 2016 at Care Partners. A Mass of Christian Burial for Stanley will be held on Saturday September 24, 2016 at Holy Spirit Parish (St. Stanislaus) at 1:30 PM. Rev. Thomas Lindner will officiate. Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Friends and relatives will gather to share memories from 4:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point. A general rosary will be prayed for Stanley at 6:30 PM Friday night at the Funeral chapel. Visitation will also be held from 1:00 PM until the time of services Saturday at the church…