|Ambuel, John Philip
In Waukesha, Wisconsin on March 22, 1997, after a ten year battle with
Parkinson's disease. Born March 23, 1918 on a homestead outside Broadus,
Montana, he attended Luther College, Decorah Iowa, and the University of
Chicago Medical School. In 1946 he married Marion Storck, a fine artist,
originally of Wheaton, Illinois. After completing internship at Doctor's
Hospital, Seattle, Washington (1947), he was stationed as a naval officer
in Bremerton, Washington (1947 to 1949). He completed pediatric residency
at Children's Hospital of Detroit in 1951, followed by a 2-year hematology
fellowship at the University of Chicago. From 1953 until 1974 he was Professor
of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Ohio State University Medical School,
and Director of Ambulatory Services, Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
During his tenure at Ohio State he helped to found the Ambulatory Pediatric
Association. Subsequently, he served as Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern
University Medical School and Director of Ambulatory Services at Children's
Memorial Hospital, Chicago (1974 - 1978), followed by an appointment at
the Medical College of Wisconsin, from 1978 to 1988, as Professor of Family
Medicine and Pediatrics. After retiring at the age of 70, and throughout
his struggles with Parkinson's disease, his love of children and deep concern
for the well-being of others always remained strong. He leaves behind a
loving family: Marion Ambuel, his wife of 50 years; a sister, Louise Ambuel,
of Chicago, Illinois; a son, Jack and his wife Yuping of Madison, Wisconsin;
a son, Bruce and his wife Helen, of Brookfield, Wisconsin; a son, David
and his wife Patinya, of Fredericksburg, Virginia; five grandchildren,
Laura, Brian, David, Patiphan and Philip. Memorials to the Child Abuse
Prevention Fund (Box 1997, M.S. 3085, Milwaukee, WI, 53201) are deeply
Barbeau, Louis J.
Born to Eternal Life Thursday, March 27, 1997, age 83 years. Of Brookfield,
formerly of Wauwatosa. Loving husband of Evelyn and deceased Dorothy. Stepfather
of Jean (Denis) Utech. Step grandfather of Michele (Jay) Cashmore and Robert
Utech. Step great grandfather of Allison. Preceded in death by his brother
Norman and sister Dorothy. Further survived by brother Donald (Josephine)
Barbeau, dear nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation Mon., March 31 at the Funeral Home, 4-7PM with Vigil at
6:30PM. Funeral Tues., April 1, 9AM from the Funeral Home to ST. BERNARD
CHURCH, 1500 WAUWATOSA AVE. FOR THE MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL AT 9:30AM.
Interment Calvary Cemetery, Fond du Lac, WI.
Louis was a charter member of Wauwatosa Mayfair Lions Club. Memorials
to the Wisconsin Lions Camp appreciated.
Baumgartner, William J. "Bill"
March 27, 1997. Age 64 years. Beloved husband of Rosie (nee Lipp).
Dear father of John. Loving grandfather of Adam, Sarah and Ariane. Brother
of Harvey (Jonathon), Elmer (Hilde), John (Alice), Sister Cerella SSND,
Helen (Don) Kraft; Virgie (Cliff) Draeger, and Nyla (Larry) Schwab. Preceded
in death by his parents, 2 sisters and 1 brother. Further survived by nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends. Retiree of Allen - Bradley. Mass
of Christian Burial will held Monday evening at 7 PM at St. Matthias Church,
S. 93rd and W. Beloit Rd. Visitation Monday at Church 4 PM to time of Mass.
SCHAFF FUNERAL HOME 5920 W. Lincoln Ave. 541-7533
Block, Lucina K.
(Nee Mueller) Born to Eternal Life Sun., March 23, 1997, age 81 years.
Beloved wife of the late Harold. Dear mother of Gerald (Christine) Block,
Kathleen Block and James H. (Lindy) Block. Loving grandmother of Amy, Kelly
and Christopher. Sister of Harry (Irene) Mueller. Further survived by other
relatives and friends.
Visitation Wed., April 2, meeting at ST. JAMES CHURCH, Mequon and Range
Line Roads, from 4 PM until Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 7 PM.
Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
ZWASKA FUNERAL HOME 354-5330 Serving the Family
Bockhorst, Julia E.
(Nee Kowalski) Age 95 years. March 26, 1997. Beloved wife of the late
Franklyn. Dear mother of the late James (Eleanore). Grandmother of Karen
Niedzialkowski and Judy (Ray) Hatch. Great-grandmother of Cassie, Ben,
Jim, Tanya and J.R. Sister-in-law of Olive Miller, Clara Kowalski, Matt
Bockhorst and Irene Bockhorst. Godmother of Dolores (Francis) Trabert.
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Julia
was a member of Blessed Sacrament Seniors. Mass of Christian Burial Mon.
1:30 PM at BLESSED SACRAMENT CHURCH, 4005 W. Oklahoma Ave. Interment Mt.
Olivet Cemetery. Visitation at the church on Mon. 12:30-1:15 PM. Arrangements
MAX A. SASS & SONS OKLAHOMA AVE. DIRECTORS 645-4992
Brandt, Michael A.
March 27, 1997, age 54, of New Berlin. Beloved husband of Karen. Dear
father of Jill (Bob) Johnston, Tracy (Adam) Oldenburg and Jacqueline Brandt.
Dear grandfather of Courtney. Dear son of Henry and Geraldine. Dear son-in-law
of Katherine and the late Leonard Placek. Dear brother of Christine (Richard)
Schriener and David (Dawn); other relatives and friends. In state Mon.
after 5 PM at HOLY APOSTLES CATHOLIC CHURCH (16000 W. National Ave.) with
a Mass of Christian Burial at 7 PM.
LARSEN BROS. NEW BERLIN FUNERAL HOME 15250 W. National Ave. 786-2030
Breckheimer, David B.
Formerly of Menomonee Falls. Mon., March 24, 1997, age 41 years. Beloved
son of Doris (the late Harry John) Breckheimer. Dear brother of Karen (life
partner Tom Brennan) and Debbie. Further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins,
other relatives and friends. Memorial Mass to be held Wed. 7 PM at St.
Anthony's Church, Menomonee Falls. Visitation Wed. at the church 6 PM until
time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association
Buege, Mary L.
Fri., March 28, 1997, age 77. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Loving
mother of Barbara (James) Hally, Ruth Buege, Mary Ann (Gordon) Krainer,
Linda (James) Kowalczewski and the late Loretta Niemczynski and Robert
Buege. Loving grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Dear sister of Charles (Verna) and Camille. Visitation at the Funeral Home
Mon., March 31, 4-7 PM. Funeral Service Tues., 11 AM at the Funeral Home.
KRAUSE FUNERAL HOME 7001 W. Brown Deer Rd. 354-9400
Burdick, Carol M.
Of Brookfield (nee Peller). Taken suddenly Thursday, March 27, 1997,
at the age of 60 years. Lovingly survived by her husband of 38 years, Richard
Burdick. Beloved mother of Julianne (Rick) Schalk, Michael Burdick, William
(Mary) Burdick, James (Lisa) Burdick, Jennifer (Micky) Minhas, John (Kelly)
Burdick. Loving "Nana" of Jenna-Marie Carolin Schalk and Anna Grace Burdick.
Caring daughter of Irene and the late Edward Peller. Dear sister of Edward
"Mickey" (Mary Margaret) Peller. Dear daughter-in-law of Ferdinand and
the late Eleanor Burdick. Dear friend and sister-in-law of Kathleen (Fred)
Schoendorf. Dear niece of Eugene Roemer, also survived by other relatives
and many dear friends.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8 PM.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday 10AM at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church, Wauwatosa. Please meet at church. Burial to follow at
Wisconsin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be may made
to the Wisconsin Right to Life or the charity of your choice appreciated.
BECKER RITTER ELMBROOK Michael Feerick Assoc.
14075 W. North Ave. 782-5330
March 24, 1997, age 74 years. Beloved sister of Helen Chabak. Also
survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Private Services
were held with Interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
HARDER FUNERAL HOME - MILWAUKEE 442-6912
Cupery, Gwen O.
Fri., March 28, 1997. Wife of the late Nicholas P. Mother of Peter
(Geri), Ann Carlson, William (Patricia) and Jane (Roger) Oslecki. Sister
of Myrtle Olstad and Alva Larson. Further survived by 11 grandchildren,
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by 2 brothers.
A Memorial Service will be held at North Shore Congregational Church,
7300 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point on Fri., April 4 at 3 PM. The family
will greet friends following the service. Memorials in Gwen's name may
be made to Wisconsin Parkinson's Disease Association; the Schlitz Audubon
Center; or North Shore Congregational Church.
SCHMIDT & BARTELT William R. Feerick, Associate Whitefish Bay 964-3040
Age 87 years. March 25, 1997. Dear brother of Helen Gerencir, Alice
(Lou) Dolenchek and Eugene. Further survived by relatives and friends.
Funeral Mass Mon. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, S. 66th and W. Beloit
Rd. at 10 AM. Visitation at church from 9:30 AM to time of Mass. Interment
St. Adalbert Cemetery.
SCHAFF FUNERAL HOME 541-7533
De Vita, Nadine M.
(Nee Sachse). Born to Eternal Life on March 28, 1997 age 82 years.
Preceded in death by grandson Nicholas. Beloved wife of Dino. Dear mother
of Joseph (Alexis) De Vita, Mary (Jim Hundt) De Vita, Robert (Jean) De
Vita and James (Nancy) De Vita. Grandmother of Maria, Marissa, Joseph,
Matthew, Peter, Michael, Dina and Victoria. Further survived by a brother-in-law,
sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass
Tues. April 1, 11 AM ST. FLORIAN'S CHURCH, 1233 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee.
Entombment Holy Cross. Visitation Tues. (ONLY) 9 AM until time of Mass
(11 AM) at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Florian's Church
Deckow, Lorraine M.
Born to Eternal Life March 28, 1997, age 77. Preceded into Eternal
Life by her husband Raymond. Beloved mother of Bonnie (the late Dr. Robert)
Jachowicz. Proud grandmother of Jill (Carl) Barriere, Joy (Peter) Gilbert,
Judith Arnsdorff, Robert Jachowicz II, and Jane Jachowicz. Dear sister
of Lillian Knight. Further survived by 7 great grandchildren, other family
and friends. In state Tuesday after 6PM at SACRED HEARTS OF JESUS AND MARY
CATHOLIC CHURCH (7963 S. 116th St., Franklin) with the Mass of Christian
Burial at 7PM. Private interment. Donations to the Priests of the Sacred
Heart or the Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida appreciated.
CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL SERVICE Serving the Family Milwaukee 827-0659
Diekow, George E.
March 29, 1997. Age 82. Dear husband of Agnes (nee Konkol). Dear father
of Robert (CarolAnn) and Nancy (James) Cheski. Dear grandfather of Jonathan,
Krystal and Michael. Dear great-grandfather of Amber Lynn and Joshua, also
survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. In State 4-7PM
Mon. with services 5:30PM at::
LESZCZYNSKI-RITTER-LARSEN BROS. W. North Ave. at N. 54th
Dreva, Jerome E.
Of South Milwaukee, passed away March 26, 1997 at the age of 52 years.
Beloved son of the late Edwin and Margaret (nee Andreska) Dreva. Fond nephew
of Joseph (the late Eleanor) Andreska, Stephen (Mary) Andreska, Josephine
(Millard) Walker, Lorraine (John "Bill") Nunn, Agnes (the late David) Fernholz,
Frank Miskar and the late Frances Szafranski and the late Ann Andreska.
Also survived by cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Monday, March 31st at 7:00 PM at St. Mary's Catholic Church,
1304 Manitoba Ave., South Milwaukee, Rev. Dominic Caldogneto SX celebrant.
In state at the church ONLY Monday 6:00 PM until time of Mass. Private
Entombment Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. Memorials for Masses appreciated.
MOLTHEN - BELL & SONS Serving the Family South Milwaukee 762-0154
Duschene, Claude Joseph
Passed away Mar. 25, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Dear father of Kathryn
(Michael) Irion, and James Duschene. Loving grandfather of Kara and Shane
Irion and Danny Duschene. Dear brother of Leona (Jules) Rivard, June Stocken.
Brother-in-law of Phyllis Duschene and May Duschene. Dear nephew of Bonard
Tatrow. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Claude was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ellen (nee Olson), a sister
Opal Jaynes and his brothers Thomas Duschene and James Duschene. A combined
Mass of Christian Burial with his sister-in-law Gladys Wiedenhaft Wed.,
Apr. 2, 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, The St. Joseph Site, Oconto,
WI. In state at church from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Burial Evergreen
Cemetery, Oconto, WI.
SCHRAMKA FUNERAL HOME MILWAUKEE 464-4040
Fortuna, Christine M.
Age 44 years. March 23, 1997. Beloved mother of Therese, Timothy, Jennifer
and Joseph. Loving grandmother of Ernest. Dear daughter of Lorraine Koehler.
Loving sister of Richard (Kathy) Koehler. Fond granddaughter of Meta Borckmann.
Also survived by Dennis Fortuna, other relatives and friends. Private services
JELACIC FUNERAL HOME Serving the Family 466-2134
Fries, Adeline B.
(Nee Redsten) age 79 years, of Sussex, Fri. March 28, 1997. Beloved
wife of the late Norman H. Dear mother of Norman Jr. (Patricia), Gene Carolyn
(Anthony) Larscheidt, and Joan Kay (Robert) Lyon Fries. Loving grandmother
of Mark, Christopher, Gena, and Elizabeth. Sister of Henry Redsten. Further
survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral services Mon. 1 PM at
the Funeral Home. Interment Sunnyside Cemetery. Visitation Mon. from 12
noon until time of service. Memorials to the Hamilton Education Foundation
SCHMIDT & BARTELT A.A. SCHMIDT & SONS Hwys J and VV Sussex
Gapko, John G. Sr.
March 27, 1997, age 87. Dear father of John George Jr. (Janet). Dear
brother of Frank (Lois) Janicek. Dear grandfather of John George III (Cindy).
Dear great-grandfather of Abbey Rose. Also survived by nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends. John was a member of the First Catholic Slovak
Union. Services Tues. 9:30 AM at ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH (corner of Holmes
and Swift Ave.). Meet at the Church. Interment Holy Sepulcher. In state
4-8 PM Mon. with a Parish Vigil 6:30 PM at:
RYCZEK-LARSEN BROS. CUDAHY FUNERAL HOME 3774 E. Underwood
March 27, 1997, age 76 years. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Berendt).
Visitation Mon. 4-8 PM at the Funeral Home. See Fri. paper for complete
JOHN J. WALLOCH FUNERAL HOME 4309 S. 20th St. 281-7145
(Nee Czerwinski-Karpinski) Born to Eternal Life March 27, 1997, age
72. Beloved wife of Robert for 50 years. Loving mother of Ann Marie (Floyd)
Pochowski, Renee Ruplinger and Robert (Peggy) Gronowski. Proud grandmother
of Douglas Ruplinger, Katie, Tracey and Amber Gronowski. Dear sister of
Ernest (Theresa) Karpinski and Harry (Darleen) Karpinski. Further survived
by other family and friends. In state Tues. after 9 AM at ST. MATTHIAS
CATHOLIC CHURCH (9300 W. Beloit Rd.) with the Mass of Christian Burial
at 11 AM. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. Cecilia was a member of the
Auxiliary Tanner-Paull Post 120.
CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL SERVICE Serving the Family Milwaukee 827-0659
Groshek, Maynard D.
SAUKVILLE. March 27, 1997, age 60 years. Beloved husband of Gail (nee
Rathke). Dear father of Beth (Michael) Petruzates and John Groshek. Loving
grandpa of Nicole, Jacob, Megan and Jessica Petruzates. Also survived by
other relatives and friends. Memorial Services Monday evening, March 31,
7:30 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 701 Washington Street, Grafton. The
family will receive friends following the service at St. Paul's Family
Center. Memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church or St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee
Foundation, c/o Oncology Clinic appreciated.
EERNISSE FUNERAL HOME Port Washington 284-2601
Gruber, Dorothy B.
(Nee Thranow) Of Milwaukee, was born to Eternal Life Thursday, March
27, 1997, at the age of 96 years. Preceded in death by her beloved husband,
Robert E. Loving mother of Robert J. (Theresa) and Elizabeth "Betty" (Reinold)
Conrad. Dear aunt of Sister Yvonne, D.C., Christine, Jerry, Jack and Pat.
Also survived by 7 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, other dear
relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday, March 31 at 11:00 AM at St. Jude The
Apostle Catholic Church, 734 Glenview Ave., Milwaukee. Visitation at the
Church Monday from 10:00 AM until time of Service. Interment following
at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorials to Marrilac House, 212 S. Francisco Ave., Chicago, IL 60612.
Dorothy was a graduate of Marquette Nursing School and a public health
nurse in the Milwaukee area for 35 years. Dorothy was a resident of the
Village at Manor Park for the last 6 years.
BORGWARDT FUNERAL HOMES Serving the Family
Heger, Lothar M.
March 29, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Beloved husband of the late
Norma (nee Dieck). Loving father of Norma (Ralph) Block, Lothar C. (Hope),
Michael, Kathleen (Tom) Kriehn, Nola (Joe) Mertes, Barbara (David) Roisler,
Dennis, and the late Keith Heger. Dear brother of Marcella (Harold) Kersten
and Dorothy Kauffman. Further survived by 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren,
other relatives, and friends. Funeral Wed. April 2, 1997 at 1:00PM at St.
John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Forest View Dr. in Lannon. Burial Sunnyside
Cemetery. Visitation Tues., 5-8PM AT THE FUNERAL HOME and Wed., 12 Noon
until time of Service at the Church. Memorials to St. John's would be appreciated.
SCHMIDT & BARTELT A.A. SCHMIDT & SONS Menomonee at Town Hall
Rd. Menomonee Falls
Herman, Elsie C.
(Nee Desens) of Allenton, died Wed., March 26, 1997 at the age of 97
years. She is survived by 3 children, Dr. Oliver Herman of Allenton, Joyce
S. (Joseph) Hauser of Hartford, and Aubrey (Shirley) Herman of Towanda,
IL; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren;
2 sisters Helen (Orville) Ehrmann of Milwaukee and Clara Otto of Pennsylvania;
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death
by her husband Dr. Carlton Herman, a daughter Phyllis Gessert, a daughter-in-law
Hazel Herman, and brothers and sisters. A Memorial Service will be held
on Mon., March 31 at 3 PM at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, West Bend,
Rev. James Hill of New Hope United Church of Christ, Jackson, will officiate.
Visitation will be at the Funeral Home on Mon. from 1:30 PM until the time
of Services. Memorials to the New Hope United Church of Christ Building
Fund, the Samaritan Health Center or a charity of the donor's choice are
MYRHUM - PATTEN FUNERAL HOME 1315 W. Washington St. West Bend, WI
(414) 334-2776 1-888-834-2776
Hoban, Jeanne M.
(nee Anderson) Born to Eternal Life Wed. March 26, 1997, age 86 years.
Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving sister of Margaret (Charles) Rondon.
Special friend of Wally Vollbrecht. Dear aunt of David Rondon, Joanne (Thomas)
Thelen, Russell Anderson, John (Joyce) Anderson and Kathleen Pesicek. Dear
great aunt of Mary Psnanski, Rev. James Thelen and David Thelen. Further
survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation Mon. March 31st at
St. Robert Catholic Church, 2224 East Capitol Dr. from 9-10AM. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10AM. Entombment following at Wisconsin
Memorial Park. If desired, memorials appreciated.
FEERICK FUNERAL HOME 2025 East Capitol Drive Shorewood
Hovind, Eldon W.
Born to Eternal Life March 29, 1997 age 74. Beloved husband of Sarah
(nee Maloney). Loving father of Wayne (JoAnne). Dear brother of Marilyn
(Curtis) Peterson of Menomonie, WI, Lorraine (Norman) Behrents of Menomonie,
WI and Lyle (Doris) Hovind of Nekoosa, WI. Further survived by nieces,
nephews, other relatives, and friends. In State Tues. after 10:00AM at
Larsen Bros. New Berlin Chapel (15250 W. National Ave.). Service 11:00AM.
Interment Oakwood Rest Cemetery. Memorials to the charity of your choice
appreciated. Eldon retired after 30 years at A.O. Smith Co.
CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL SERVICE Serving the Family Milwaukee 827-0659
Johnson, Merle Robertson
March 28, 1997, age 99. Beloved wife for 75 years of the late Alfred
Campbell Johnson. Loving mother of Elizabeth (Ray) Edwards, Robert (Lois),
and David (Susan). Fond grandmother of Sally (Robert) von Zirngibl, Daniel
(Sally), John Edwards, the late Kip Edwards, Jeanne Edwards, Major Bonnie
Johnson, Dr. Mahlon, Duncan, and Ian Johnson. Great grandfather of Colin
and Evan Johnson. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday April 2, 2:30 PM at the funeral
home. The family will receive friends from 1PM until time of Service. Rev.
Ardys Van Staveren officiating. Private interment.
Mrs. Johnson was a graduate of West Division High School and attended
the former Milwaukee State Teachers College. She was a member of Wauwatosa
Avenue United Methodist Church for many years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Milwaukee Hospice Home Care or
a charity of your choice appreciated.
SCHMIDT & BARTELT 10121 W. North Ave. Wauwatosa
Kaminski, Albin B. "Al"
March 25, 1997. Age 74 years. Beloved of Ruth (Kleczka). Dear mother
of Irene Butzin of Chicago, IL and Alice (Ray) Kintop. Preceded in death
by brothers Jerome, Erwin and Zygmunt Kaminski and sister Ceil Tortomasi.
Dear sweetheart of Leanna Kryszak. Further survived by sisters-in-law,
brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral
Tues. at 9:00 AM from the Funeral Home. Services at 9:30 AM at the BASILICA
OF ST. JOSAPHAT. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. Al was a proud veteran
of the U.S. Coast Guard, a retiree of Sun Bias Co. where he worked for
41 years, and a member of the 49'ers Club. Visitation Mon. at the Funeral
Home from 4-8 PM with a Parish Vigil Service at 6:30 PM.
ROZGA FUNERAL HOME 703 W. Lincoln 671-5200