Miscellaneous Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Obituaries


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Beste, Jon T.
Of CEDARBURG, Nov. 30, 1998 age 52 years. Beloved husband of Sharon (nee Erdmann). Loving father of Aricka (Richard A.) Knox and Melissa Beste. Further survived by 7 sisters, 1 brother, other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Fri. Dec. 4, 3:00 PM at Community United Methodist Church, Cedarburg. Interment Immanuel Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church Fri. 11:30 AM until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Jon Beste Scholarship Fund appreciated.

Bolm, Gertrude O.
Of Grafton. Age 91 years. Nov. 30, 1998. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Carl and sons, Kenneth and Robert Bolm. Loving mother of Donald (Helen), Violet (Glenn) Winston and Leota (Tom) Kastner. Dear sister of Louise Soderholm and Clifford (Darlene) Johnson. Further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Visitation Thurs. after 5 PM at WISCONSIN MEMORIAL PARK, CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES (13235 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield). Service 7 PM.
CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL SERVICE Serving the Family Milwaukee 827-0659 Waukesha 549-0659

Bozzacchi, Kelley Lynn
(nee VanderVelden) Age 37, died on Saturday November 28, 1998 following a long battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Gianni. Loving mother of Rhea and stepmother of Vanessa. Dearest daughter of Donald and Yvonne (nee VanZeeland) VanderVelden. Dear sister of Brian, Mary Leigh (John) Plewa and Kristyn. Beloved aunt of Jacob and Macon Plewa. Further survived by numerous relatives and friends. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday December 4th at 11am at ST. ALPHONSUS CHURCH, 6060 W. Loomis Rd. Visitation on Friday, at the church, from 9am until the time of services.
MAX A SASS & SONS Mission Hills Directors 427-0707

Cetnarowski, Paul G.
Age 62 found peace on Tuesday Dec. 1, 1998. Loving husband of Dorothy for 23 years. Cherished father of Leann (Tony) Riva, Joan (Michael) Sweeney, Mike (Brenda), and Alice and Cheryl Cetnarowski. Loving grandfather of Don, Nicole, Tim, Jackie, Angelina, Joshua, Erin, Robert and Steven. Beloved greatgrandfather of Bailey and the late Toni. Fond brother of Dorie (Al) Birnscheim. Special friend of Bob Bell and Nancy Nelson. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral service Friday, Dec. 4th at 10am at ST ADALBERT CEMETERY CHAPEL, 3801 S 6th St. Paul was a retired employee of Chrysler. Visitation Friday 9:30-9:50am at the Cemetery Chapel.
MAX A SASS & SONS Funeral Directors 645-4992

Cook, Anne O.
Nov. 29, 1998, age 95 years. Preceded in death by her loving husband Leslie. Beloved mother of Fredrick Fink, David and the late Leslie Cook Jr. Further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral Thurs. at 11 AM from Schaff. Visitation Thurs. 10 AM to time of Service. Interment North Cape Cemetery.
SCHAFF FUNERAL HOME 5920 W. Lincoln Ave. 541-7533

Day, William C. "Bill"
Nov. 30, 1998, of Waukesha, age 93 years. Preceded in death by wife, Jessie. Dear father of Edward. Grandfather of Beth (Frank) Galindo and Lloyd. Great-grandfather of Andrew, Frank and Amber. Also other relatives and friends. Memorial Service Thurs., 6 PM at:

Fisher, Marion
Dec. 1, 1998 age 90 years. See Thurs. paper for complete notice or call
HERITAGE FUNERAL HOMES East Troy 2974 Main Street 642-5057

Genrich, Emily J.
Found peace Fri., Nov. 27, 1998, age 90. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence. Dear mother of Phillip Genrich. Sister of Herb (Dorothy) Werner and Jule Hunt. Also loved by other relatives and friends.
Visitation at the Funeral Home Thurs., Dec. 3, 5-7 PM. Funeral Service 7 PM. Private Entombment Wisconsin Memorial. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association appreciated.

Goetzke, Lucille E.
Sun., Nov. 29, 1998, age 73 years. Dear sister of Robert. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral Services Thurs., Dec. 3, 2 PM at Forest Home Cemetery Chapel, 2405 W. Forest Home Ave. with Interment to follow. Visitation at the Cemetery Chapel only on Thurs. from 1-2 PM.

Hall, Gerald "Jerry"
Age 39 years, Nov. 27, Dallas, TX. Beloved son of Betty Mosley. Dear step-son of Demetries Mosley. Devoted brother of Gregory (Sandra) Harvey,
Michael Harvey, Yvonne (Ronald) Prescott, Lois Hall III, Beverly (Charles) Martin. Further survived by a loving cousin Jesse Franklin and other relatives and friends. Visitation Fri. Dec. 4, 6 PM, Memorial Service following at 7 PM.
J.W. WILKERSON FUNERAL HOME 3412 W. Center St. 449-2300

Halverson, Dale Anthony
Age 54, of Green Bay, died Monday, November 30, 1998 at an area nursing home. He was born February 10, 1944 in Milwaukee to Walter and Nina (Ryerson) Halverson. Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 4 1/2 years and was president of Halverson Planning, Inc. His life revolved around faith in the word of God, the love of his family and love of the outdoors.
Survivors include his wife Kathryn; 1 son and his fiancee, Peter Halverson and Kelly Comerford, Milwaukee; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Leslie and Cory Vogel and Lynn and Andrew Lulloff, all of Minneapolis, MN; 2 brothers, Robert (Inge Scheren) Halverson and Wayne (Dawn) Halverson; 3 sisters, Nancy (Hilory) Cole, Audrey (Sid) Kailler and Mary Wagner. Dale was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Kathy Eiche.
Friends may call at Schauer & Schumacher East Side Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., from 4 to 8 PM Wednesday (TODAY). Parish Wake Service 7 PM Wednesday (TODAY). Visitation will continue after 10 AM Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (the former St. Boniface Catholic Church, corner of 4th and Grant Sts., De Pere). Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Thursday at the church with Rev. Gery G. Meehan O'Praem officiating. Burial at Plum Lake Cemetery, Starlake. A memorial fund has been established for Paul's Pantry.
The family would like to thank family and friends who remained a part of our lives during Dale's long illness, as well as the staff at GranCare Nursing Center for their excellent care and compassion.

Hamann, George D. "Doug"
Age 73 years. Dec. 1, 1998. Dear husband of Mary L. (nee Ripple) Hamann. Father of James, David, John and Mike (Amy) Hamann. Grandfather of Keilani. Survived by his twin brother, Francis of Wausau and his sister, Mary Jane (Pete) Lenzen. Preceded in death by his sisters, Catherine Crother and Dorothy Jackelen. Further survived by nieces, nephews and many friends at 7 Mile Fair. Doug was retired from Milwaukee County. Complete Funeral Services Fri. 6:30 PM at the MAX A. SASS & SONS FUNERAL HOME. Private Interment. Visitation Fri. 4-8 PM.
MAX A. SASS & SONS 1515 W. OKLAHOMA AVE. 645-4992

Hollis, Gerald T. "Jerry"
Of Appleton, age 71, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 29, 1998 at home. Born Nov. 10, 1927 in Milwaukee. Married April 18, 1953 to Elizabeth Sweet. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II. Worshipful Master of Masonic Waverly Lodge No. 51. Survived by wife, Betty; children, Robert C. (Kim) Sweet of Brookfield, Debra L. (Greg) Zwick of Muskego, Craig A. (Nancy) Hollis of Appleton and Kim A. (Dale) Widmer of Knoxville, TN; sister, Jan (Ken) Mack of Phoenix, AZ; 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, relatives and close friends.
Memorial Services will be held Dec. 5 at 1 PM at Wisconsin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Diabetes Assn. would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Hoppe, Carol E.
Mon., Nov. 30, 1998, age 86 years. Preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Frieda Hoppe and her brother, Marlin Hoppe. Further survived by cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation at the Funeral Home FRI. 1-2 PM. Funeral Service at 2 PM. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Carol was a member of St. Lucas Ev. Lutheran Church, retiree of the City of Milwaukee, a former music teacher, organist and choir director. If desired, memorials appreciated to the church or Lutheran missions.
PRASSER-KLECZKA BAY VIEW CHAPEL 3275 S. Howell Ave. 483-2322

Kaminski, Halina
(Nee Brzosko) Age 76. Died Wed. Nov. 25, 1998 in Stevens Point, WI. Please see Tues. Journal Sentinel or call:
MAX A. SASS & SONS 1515 W. Oklahoma Ave. 645-4992

Kasinski, Gerald
Passed away on November 30, 1998 at the age of 54. Loving husband of Beatrice. Beloved father of Keith (Jo Ann) Drea and Jason (Michele) Kasinski. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends on Thursday at the Church from 9:00 AM until time of Mass.
Serving the Family WITKOWIAK 645-2467

Koellner, Richard C.
Of West Bend, formerly of Glendale. Passed away at Cedar Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cedarburg on Nov. 30, 1998 at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Nona Koellner (nee Benson). Dear father of Ric (Kristine) Koellner, James (Susan) Koellner and Mari (Roger) Goecks. Proud grandfather of Christian, Shay, Lauren, Alex and Kati. Other relatives and friends also survive.
Private Interment will be held at Wood National Cemetery. Memorials to the American Lung Association in lieu of flowers, appreciated.
Richard was a WW II Army veteran and the owner of Richard's Lighting of West Bend for the last 18 years.
SCHMIDT & BARTELT William R. Feerick Associate Mequon 241-8085

Kook, Bernard W. Sr.
Dec. 1, 1998 age 75 years. Beloved husband of Anna (nee Heitz). Dear father of Bernard, Jr. (Rhonda) and Thomas (Julie) Kook. Grandfather of Bradley, Jordan and Nicole. Brother of Frank Kook. Further survived by a special sister-in-law, Dolores Kook, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass Fri. Dec. 4 10 am from the funeral home to ST. MARY'S CHURCH- Hales Corners at 10:30 am. Entombment Arlington Park Cemetery. Mr. Kook was the founder of Best Electric Supply Corp. Visitation Thurs. 4-8pm with Prayer Vigil at 6:30 pm at the funeral home.
ALTSTADT-TYBORSKI S.84th and W. Forest Home 281-5533

Kowalski, Ervin S.
Nov. 29, 1998, age 80 years. Beloved husband of Grace (nee Kruszyna). Loving father of Susan (James) Mulligan, Mary L. (Thomas) Raddatz and James (Cynthia) Kowalski. Dear grandfather of Jennifer, Amy, Michael, Mark and Rachael. Fond brother of Sophie (Walter) Szczech of Woodruff, WI. Dear brother-in-law of Rose Kruszyna of Scottsdale, AZ. and Mary Ann (Richard) Kress, of Leesburg, FL. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Fri. 6:30 PM at St. Frederick Church, 3672 E. Plankinton Ave., Cudahy. Private interment. Visitation Fri. from 4 PM until time of service. Erv was a member of the PLAV Post No. 3895 and the Cudworth American Legion Post No. 24. He was also a retiree of the Ladish Co. The family wishes to thank the Staff of the VA Medical Center SCHRAMKA-NERO

LaChance, Kenneth F.
Age 70. Dec. 1, 1998. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Rasmussen). Cherished dad of Kathleen (Wallace) Olver, Cynthia (Michael) Bakos, Loretta (David) Cottrill, Theresa (Fred) Ralston and Kenneth J. (Cindy). Dearest grandfather of the late Paul, Julie and Mark Olver, Melissa and the late Patrick Bakos, Jennifer (Dan) Kallas, Lana (Adam) Harmon, Rachel and John-David Cottrill, Patti, Laura, Fred Jr. and Timothy Ralston, Craig and T.J. LaChance. Dearest great-grandpa of Ashley and Cassandra Rose Kallas. Beloved brother of Loretta Hosto and Ralph LaChance. Also survived by other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the V.A. Nursing Home Recreation Department. Funeral Service Thurs., 7 PM at the MAX A. SASS & SONS GREENRIDGE CHAPEL. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation Thurs. 5-7 PM at the Funeral Home.
MAX A. SASS & SONS GREENRIDGE CHAPEL 4747 S. 60th St. 282-4050

Laur, Joseph C.
Formerly of Glendale, WI, age 91. Found his peace with God Nov. 4, 1998 at Clearwater, FL. Beloved husband of Barbara C. (nee Renner). Loving father of Joseph E. (Ruth), Kenneth W. (Carol), Thomas E. and Judith (Joe) Hodge. Preceded in death by Gertrude Wymelenberg, Elmer (Mildred) Laur, Betty Anderson and granddaughter Peggy. Further survived by 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, Sr. Grace R.S.M. and Joan (Jim) Brown, 2 brothers-in-law, Clem Wymelenberg and Art Anderson, 1 sister-in-law, Margaret Callies and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorial Mass Sat., Dec. 5 at 12:30 PM at St. Monica's Catholic Church, 160 E. Silver Spring Dr., Whitefish Bay.

Lehmann, Philip S.
Age 85, of Elm Grove. Nov. 30, 1998. Beloved husband of the late Kathryn M. (nee Hasslinger). Father of Richard A. Lehmann of Madison and Jean L. (Charles) Harle of Cleveland, OH. Brother of Ruth Flick of Stevens Point, WI. Dear friend of Mildred Trost. Nieces and a nephew. Philip was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and was retired from Weyenberg Shoe Co. He was active in HAM radio for many years. A Memorial Service will be held at 4 PM Sat., Dec. 5 at COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 14700 Watertown Plank Rd., Elm Grove. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Congregational Home, Brookfield or the Kiwanis Golden Key Club of Elm Grove.

Levalds, Alberts
Died Mon., Nov. 30, 1998, age 88 years of New Berlin. Beloved husband of Elvira. Loving father of Aina (Gunars) Salenieks and dear grandfather of Alvis and Larisa Salenieks, all of Glenview, IL. Further survived by other relatives and friends here, in Canada and Latvia. Funeral Services Fri., Dec. 4 at 10 AM at MILWAUKEE LATVIAN EV. LUTHERAN HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, N. 75th St. and Hillcrest Ave., Wauwatosa. Interment to follow at Wisconsin Memorial Park. Friends may call at the CHURCH from 9 AM Fri. until time of Services. Mr. Levalds was devoted to his family and church and enjoyed gardening and his apple orchard.
FRANZEN JUNG KAUFMANN & WEIAND Richard B. Lee Associate Funeral Directors 464-2700

March, Calvin B.
Nov 30, 1998. Age 77 years. Beloved husband of Uta (nee Artmann). Loving father of Hollis Ann, John (Sheryl), Monica Julia and Steven. Grandfather of Bethany. Brother of Joe (Gretcha) March. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral services Thurs, Dec 3rd at 6PM at the Funeral Home. Visitation from 4PM til time of service.

Migalski, Mary
(Nee Shuk) Age 92. Dec. 1, 1998. Dear mother of Donald (Sharry). Preceded in death by husband, Harry and brothers and a sister. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home Thurs., Dec. 3, 1998 from 11 AM until time of Service at 12 noon. Special thanks to the staff at Mary Jude Home for their loving care. Private Interment Arlington Park Cemetery.
HARTSON FUNERAL HOME 11111 W. Janesville Rd. Hales Corners

Orlowski, Alvin J.
Tues. Dec. 1, 1998, age 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Helen (nee Laskowski) and the late Mary (nee Beckers). Brother in law of Frances Terhardt. Further survived by cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral Services Fri. Dec. 4 at 9 AM from BRUSKIEWITZ FOREST LANE CHAPEL, 5355 W. Forest Home Ave. to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church for the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM. Entombment St. Adalbert Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home Thurs. 5-8 PM with a prayer service at 5:30 PM. Member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Senior Social Club, St. Helen's 55 and Over Social Club, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge. No. 49 and George Washington American Legion Post No. 2. Retired employee of the Inland Steel Corp.

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