• Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Dorothy C. Cemke

    Dorothy C. Cemke, age 89, of Waupaca passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Park Vista – The Legacy. Dorothy was born in Milwaukee, WI on June 5, 1929, the daughter of the late Joseph and Caroline (Schulist) Kupsik. On June 2, 1948, Dorothy married George Cemke in Milwaukee and he preceded her in death on October 7, 2011. Dorothy & George attended St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Dorothy is survived by her children: Anita (Dale) Frew, Muskego, WI; Laura (Dale) Schmidt, Sussex, WI and Gregory (Kris) Cemke, Rothschild, WI; six grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, George and a…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    June D. Mix

    June D. Mix, age 95, of Wild Rose passed away on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. June was born on June 9, 1923 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Frank and Cecilia (Surges) Toman. On July 1, 1948, she joined Jack Mix in marriage. Throughout the course of her life she held various administrative assistant positions of which she was very proud of. She was employed with First Wisconsin Bank for several years until she began working with Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee and finished her career with the Waushara Argus Newspaper. June was a very devout Catholic and enjoyed spending time with the Women’s Homemaker Organization. In later years, she…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Richard L. Degen

    Richard L. [Dick] Degen, of Waupaca, passed away on September 17, 2018 at the Wisconsin State Veteran’s Home in King, WI, where he had been living for the past 7 years. Dick was born on October 30, 1931 in Burlington, WI to Carl and Emma [Reuter] Degen. He attended St. Charles Grade School and St. Mary’s High School. At St. Mary’s he boxed and played football. His classmates called him “Sunshine” for his sunny disposition. After graduation Dick enlisted in the US Air Force. During his Air Force service he was stationed from 1951-1953 at Fairford Air Base, England. His squadron was tasked with reopening a WWII air base, which…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    John J. Stack

    John Stack, 86, of King, formerly of Stevens Point, joined family, friends, and 28 Labrador Retrievers on Monday, September 17th, 2018. Born in Duluth, Minnesota, he was a natural outdoorsman. After reaching the rank of Eagle Scout, he graduated from Cathedral Catholic High School and joined the United States Air Force in 1949. Serving during the Korean War, John worked as a radio operator while stationed at Loring Air Force Base in Maine. John was honorably discharged from the Air Force 11/1/1952 and then went into the United States Coast Guard for a time and was honorably discharged July 2,1953. After completion of service, he joined the Great Northern Railroad…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Gary L. White

    Gary L. White, age 66, passed away peacefully under hospice care on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, WI. He was born July 6, 1952 in Hamilton, Butler Co., OH; son of Wilmer and Alice (Roe) White. Gary served our country in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Gary is survived by his daughters, Diane (Michael) Hargis of Luverne, AL, Stephanie (Ryan) Mayer of Stoughton, WI, and Victoria (John Lelonek) White of Arbor Vitae, WI and eight grandchildren, Joseph, Margaret, Grady, Johnny, Alice, Freyja, Irys, and Fredrick. He was preceded in death by his…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Aaron M. Barth

    Aaron M. Barth, age 28, of Iola, formerly of Waupaca, passed away unexpectedly as the result of an automobile accident on Thursday, September 13th, 2018. He was born in Stevens Point on August 14, 1990, a son of Gordon and Tisha (Kotovich) Barth. Aaron graduated from Waupaca High School. He was currently in his 3rd year of the Electrical Maintenance Program at Fox Valley Technical College. Aaron worked as an electrician at the Waupaca Foundry. Aaron enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, his dogs – Marley and Kodiak, and pretty much anything having to do with the outdoors Survivors include his Father: Gordon (Lisa) Barth, Iola, WI; Mother: Tisha Barth, Salisbury, NC;…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Carol Peterson

    Carol Jean (Ring) Peterson, age 75, of Waupaca, WI passed away with her family by her side at Country Crossroads nursing home where she resided, on Wednesday September 12th, 2018. She was born in Milwaukee WI, to Marion (Ring) Gurholt on December 17th, 1942. Then, when she was about two years old a very special man Jakim Gurholt came into her life and raised her as his own. She attended Waupaca High school in her early years and soon married the late Charles Peterson, together they had five children. She later found the love of her life Victor Trindal and were together for the last 29 years. Carol worked many…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Helga M. Onan

    Helga M. Onan, age 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Bethany Home in Waupaca, WI. She was born June 5, 1925 in the Town of New Hope, Portage Co., WI; daughter of William and Petra (Peterson) Loberg. On December 27, 1947, Helga married Frank Onan, Jr. at North New Hope Lutheran Church and together they shared 50 years of marriage before his passing on January 2, 1998. Besides being a consummate homemaker, she had a long career with Palmer Publications as an editor of multiple publications. Helga enjoyed sewing, gardening, and baking and was well known for her Norwegian baked goods. She volunteered at both St.…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Mark R. Corrigan

    Mark R. Corrigan, age 75, was called to the Lord suddenly at his home near Charles Town, WV on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Esther (Torzewski) Corrigan of Central Wisconsin. Mark is survived by his siblings, Richard (Mary) Corrigan of Virginia, Sue-Ann (John) Dondlinger of Amherst, WI, Patrick (LaVerne) Corrigan of North Carolina, and Marion Corrigan of Milwaukee, WI. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and family friends. Mark was born in Milwaukee, WI on June 28, 1943 and grew up in the semi-rural outskirts of "the big city" where agriculture, hard work, values, and religion were important. He…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Charles A. McGlinch

    Charles A. McGlinch, 97, peacefully walked into the arms of his loving wife, Jane on September 3rd, 2018. Chuck grew up in Jackson, Michigan, the only son of Charles Coburn and Mary Lee McGlinch. Following high school graduation, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. His military career as an air transportation technician was based out of Cairo, Egypt. He flew extensively throughout the Middle East and was present at the Yalta Conference at the end of WWII. He retired as a Staff Sargent earning the WWII Victory Ribbon, the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal. After…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Viona B. Jorgenson

    Viona B. (Wood) Jorgenson, known to everyone as Grandma J, born on May 25, 1919, left us peacefully to meet the love of her life, Earl Jorgenson, at the gates of heaven on September 1, 2018. Waiting at Earl’s side was her Savior, Jesus, her son, Richard Jorgenson, her parents, sisters and brothers as well as many others who had gone before her. Officiating the transition from Rosemore Village Retirement Community to heaven was the One who made her and has now called her home, God himself. He welcomed her through heaven’s gates with grace, mercy and a love like she had never felt before. Grandma J will forever be…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Leonard N. Borchert

    Leonard Neal Borchert, age 82, passed away on Monday August 20, 2018. Leonard was born July 12th 1936 in Lanark (Portage County) Wisconsin to Arnold and Eva Rae (Morgan) Borchert. Leonard joined the Marine Corp and served as a sergeant and fought in the Korean War. After serving he worked different jobs gaining skills that eventually led him to the Waupaca Foundry where he served over 40 years and helped build it to be the global leader that it is today. Len’s circle of family and friends will always remember his big grin, his love for spending time out at “the farm” and in the woods and his long backroad…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    John "Jack" F. Penney

    John F. Penney "Jack", age 86 of the Town of Lind, died August 20, 2018 from injuries sustained in pedestrian/car accident. John was born in Waupaca, WI on November 15, 1931, the only son of Claude and Harriet (Slater) Penney. He attended schools in Waupaca and graduated in the class of 1950. Active in sports, he performed in All-Conference football and basketball. After graduation, he began a law enforcement career, retiring after 35 years of service as Captain with the Waupaca Co. Sheriff’s Dept. John was a member of the "32nd Red Arrow Division" that was called into active duty in 1961 during the "Berlin Crisis". He later joined the…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Robert B. Olson

    Robert Bruce Olson, age 81, of Waupaca, formerly of Green Bay, Wisconsin passed away on Monday August 20, 2018 of complications from cancer in Waupaca. Bob was born on August 16, 1937 in Monroe, Wisconsin. Son of the late T.J. and Edna Olson. After graduating from Monroe High School Bob graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering (1960) and a Masters of Business Administration (1961). Bob remained a faithful Bucky Badger and contributed to the University in many ways as an Alumni. Bob served on the Board of Directors of many non-profit organizations. In addition he served for many years on the Board of…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Roy M. Berge

    Roy M. Berge, age 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at North Haven Assisted Living in Stevens Point, WI. He was born June 6, 1927 in the Town of Alban, WI; son of James and Alma (Isaackson) Berge. On April 25, 1959, Roy married Georgia Green at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Stevens Point, WI. He will be dearly missed by all of his loving family and friends. Roy is survived by his wife, Georgia Berge of Amherst Jct., WI along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. A Memorial Service for Roy will be on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Allan C. Stiebs

    Allan C. Stiebs, age 75, of Waupaca, WI, passed away on Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at Crossroads Care Center in Waupaca. He was born in Waupaca on April 23, 1943, a son of the late Clarence and Marjorie (Nelson) Stiebs. Allan is survived by numerous cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother – Roger Stiebs. Funeral Services will be held at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca at 3 PM on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 with Pastor Adin Crandall, officiating. Interment will be held at Parfreyville Cemetery, Town Dayton, Waupaca Co., WI. Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 2:30 PM until…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Arlene B. Johnson

    Arlene B. Johnson, age 101, of Waupaca, WI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Rennes Health and Rehabilitation Center in Appleton, WI. She was born on October 21, 1916 in Athens, Marathon Co., WI; daughter of Reverend Benjamin and Inez (Levisee) Bousfield. Arlene graduated from Mohall High School in North Dakota in 1933. On May 9, 1941, she married Elmer L. Johnson on her family farm in the Town of Dayton and together they shared 71 years of marriage before his passing on October 11, 2012. Arlene enjoyed reading, flower gardening, and making pressed floral cards. She was a past member of the Waupaca Garden Club and…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Shirley A. Johnson

    Shirley Ann Johnson, age 88, of the Wisconsin Veterans Home formerly of Waupaca, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Veterans Home. Shirley was born in Iola on December 9, 1929, the daughter of the late Alton L. and Cecile (Martin) Wasrud. On April 2, 1949, Shirley married Myron K. Johnson Sr. in Fremont, WI and he preceded her in death on June 17, 1993. Shirley is survived by her children: Mike Johnson Jr, Stevens Point and Lynn (Richard) Tolle, Waupaca; her grandchildren: Lori Blank; Eric (Renee) Anunson; Stephanie Johnson and Jessica Anunson; her great grandchildren: Ashley, Damian & Travis Blank; Doshare & Hannah Heifort and Preston Anunson…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Thomas J. Walczak

    Thomas “Tom” John Walczak, age 60, passed away surrounded by family and friends on August 11, 2018 after an eight-month battle with cancer. Tom was born on September 6, 1957, the son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth (Lewandowski) Walczak. He graduated from UWSP with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. With his education and knowledge, he succeeded in running his father’s business, Ray’s Business Machines, and later started two of his own business’s, ABS Computers and The Frontier Restaurant in Amherst, WI. With a passion for cooking, Tom and his partner Wil used all their efforts to develop the restaurant into a successful business. Tom lived an extraordinary life, using…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Keith M. Krupka

    Keith M. Krupka, age 33, of Amherst passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Keith was born on Aug. 8, 1985 in Stevens Point, WI, the son of Jerry and Maryann (Wierzba) Krupka. He attended and graduated from Amherst High School. Keith had many passions in life such as four-wheeling, welding, working on the farm and most importantly spending time with his son and his family. Keith is survived by his parents, Jerry and Maryann Krupka of Amherst; his best friend and loving son, Aiden Krupka; a brother, Jerry (Amy) Krupka of Amherst; a sister, Shawn (Jerry) Alfuth of Amherst; nieces, Grace Alfuth and Laura Krupka; nephews, Devin Brock, Jaren…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Leonard J. Iwanski

    Leonard J. Iwanski, age 88, of Stevens Point, WI passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his residence. Leonard was born in the Town of Stockton, Portage County on May 22, 1930, the son of the late Louis and Anna (Sopa) Iwanski. On May 14, 1955, Leonard married Lucy Yetka at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and she preceded him in death on December 7, 2008. Leonard farmed in the Town of Stockton for many years. He is a member of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Amherst. During his 53 years of marriage to Lucy, they were blessed to have a happy and healthy life…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Clifford H. Chaffee

    WAUPACA – Clifford Harvey “Tip” Chaffee, 97, of Waupaca, WI died on Thursday, August 9, 2018 following a brief illness. He was born in Waupaca, WI on July 13, 1921, the son of Margaret (Sill) and Richard Earl Chaffee. After his mother passed away, Cliff was raised by his grandparents, Edward P and Emma Sill, and his mother’s siblings, grew up in Waupaca where he was a basketball star during high school and met his lifelong soulmate, Lucille Burns. He joined the Navy in 1942 and served as a sonar man on a sub-chaser in the south pacific during WWII. Clifford and Lucille were married in New Orleans on November…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Joseph P. Mathe

    Joseph P. Mathe, age 60, formerly of Oshkosh, WI and Springfield, OH and most recently of the King Veteran’s home in Waupaca, WI passed away peacefully on August 8 after a lengthy battle. Mr. Mathe is a 1976 graduate of Oshkosh North High School and served in the United States Marine Corps at Camp Lejuene, NC and in Okinawa. Mr. Mathe was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard Sr. and Florence Mathe. He is survived by 11 brothers and sisters, Sr. Carol Mathe of Bapchule, AZ; Sr. Barbara Mathe of Manitowoc, WI; Therese (Dan) Robinson of Wautoma, WI; Leonard Mathe Jr of Minneapolis, MN; and Marybeth Mathe, Francis Mathe,…

  • Almond,  Amherst,  Poy Sippi,  Waupaca

    Patrick D. Kleczka

    Patrick Dale Kleczka, age 59, of Waupaca WI passed away July 30, 2018. Patrick was born in Milwaukee WI February 19th, 1959. The son of Mitchell and Eldora Kleczka. Patrick is survived by 1 son Patrick Stich, his father Mitchell Kleczka, 3 sisters, 3 brother in-laws, 2 brothers, many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. He is preceded in death by his wife Pam Kleczka, son Sean Kleczka, mother Eldora, 1 brother and 1 sister. There will be a memorial service August 10th 10am- 11am at Holly Funeral Home Waupaca WI.