Stan O. Gabrielsen, 80, of Phillips, and formerly of Winter, died Sunday,
June 13, 1999.
Services were held Wednesday, June 16, at St. John Lutheran Church,
Phillips; Rev. Thomas Reiff officiating.
Burial was in Lakeside Cemetery, Phillips, with military rites under
the auspices of Lane Kreiling American Legion Post No. 122.
He was born Sept. 19, 1918, in Chicago, IL. His parents were Ole and
Gerda (Bredsten) Gabrielsen.
The family moved to Winter when he was a child. He graduated from Winter
High School in 1936 and attended Eau Claire Teachers College from 1938
He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 and saw action in the
European Theatre during World War II.
He married Donna McCoy Dec. 26, 1945, in Eau Claire. They celebrated
their golden wedding anniversary in 1995.
He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau
Claire and went on to earn a master's degree in administration from the
University of Minnesota.
He was employed as a science teacher and athletic director in the Winter
School District from 1945 to 1953. He served as superintendent of the Bruce
School District until 1959 and as superintendent of the Phillips School
District from 1959 to 1974.
He and his wife owned and operated the Phillips Land and Title Company
from 1974 until their retirement in 1978.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and served on the church
council for many years. He was a member of Gideons International, the Phillips
Regional Writers, the Southern Price County Health Care Corporation and
the Retired Teachers Association. He was a member of the American Association
of Retired Persons, serving as a state director and reminiscence coordinator
for a five-state area. He was a member of Lane Kreiling American Legion
Post No. 122 of Phillips and of the Disabled American Veterans. He was
a former member of the Phillips Rotary Club and was a charter organizational
representative of Phillips Boy Scout Troop No. 540.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, playing cards and activities
with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, James (Carol) Gabrielsen and
Gary (Kandi) Gabrielsen, both of Phillips; a daughter, Peggy Straight of
Phillips; five grandchildren; and a brother, Ben (Kathy) Gabrielsen of
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ray; and a sister,
Oscar J. Gustafson, 83, of Sarasota, FL, and formerly of Park Falls,
died Monday, June 7, 1999.
A memorial service was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Sarasota.
Interment was at Serenity Gardens, Largo, FL.
He was born Dec. 4, 1915, in Iron Belt.
He retired in 1981 from the Gustafsons' supermarket corporation which
he owned with his brothers, Ernest and Arnold.
He was a life-long member of the Lutheran Church and in earlier years
held church offices and was an active choir member.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lorraine; two daughters, Diane
(Tom) Bronsted of Sarasota and Sherry (Dave) Jones of Richmond, VA; five
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his brother, Arnold (Marge) Gustafson
of Park Falls; and three sisters, Lillian (Charles) Lawrence, Lila (Charles)
Walasek and Lorraine Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar A. and Mary F. Gustafson;
his brother, Ernest; and an infant sister, Barbara.
Memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church or to the music department
at Park Falls High School.
Hazel M. Kronberger, 85, of Park Falls, died Friday, June 18, 1999,
at her home.
Services were held Tuesday, June 22, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church,
Park Falls; Father Linus Evers officiating.
A parish prayer vigil was held Monday, June 21, at the church.
Burial was in Nola Cemetery, Park Falls.
She was born Sept. 6, 1913, in Winneconne. Her parents were George
and Nellie (Clark) Hatch.
The family moved to Park Falls in 1924. She was a graduate of Park
Falls High School.
She married George Kronberger Sept. 19, 1939. He preceded her in death
A homemaker, she was a member of the Christian Women of St. Anthony's
and was treasurer and past president of the Park Falls Grey Ladies.
She is survived by two sons, James (Brenda) Kronberger of Park Falls
and Dennis Kronberger of Sturgeon Bay; two daughters, Ann (Bob) Schmidt
of Hayward and Janice (George) Michalski of Park Falls; 10 grandchildren,
Wayne (Tami) Michalski, Terri (Shawn) Morgan, Chuck (Betti) Michalski,
Jim (Kirsten) Kronberger, Mike Kronberger, Jake Kronberger, Susan (Gary)
Hoff, Bob Schmidt, Karen (Josh) Ganje and Jim Schmidt; 10 great-grandchildren;
a brother, George Hatch of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Genevieve Juneau of Park
Falls; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister,
Sara June (Nusbaum) Miller, 71, of Newburg, and formerly of Park Falls,
died Tuesday, June 1, 1999, after a lengthy bout with cancer.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 2, at Second Home Cemetery.
She was born June 27, 1927, in Park Falls. Her parents were Daniel
and Mable Nusbaum.
She was a graduate of the physical therapy program at the University
of Wisconsin-Madison and throughout her career she worked at Curative Workshop,
St. Mary's Burn Center and several nursing homes.
She was active as a volunteer with many groups, including Girl Scouts,
Cub Scouts, PTA and March of Dimes, as village of Newburg librarian, as
a teacher naturalist at Riveredge Nature Center and as a water aerobics
instructor for seniors. She was a founding board member of Welcome HOME,
which assists people with disabilities in getting the most out of their
She is survived by her husband of over 48 years, Leo B. Miller; four
daughters, Diane Miller of Newburg, Sherry (Dale Sand) of Hubertus, Marcia
(Jeffrey) Rosengarten of Northbrooke, IL, and Tamara (Jon Wertz) of Saukville;
a son, David of Madison; six grandchildren; and five siblings, a twin sister,
Susan Nusbaum of West Bend, Daniel "Dave" Nusbaum of DePere, Florence "Muffy"
Leathen of West Bend, Jean Meloy of Madison and Katherine "Katy" Bradfield
of Backus, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joseph; and a
sister, Lucille Hardzinski.
Kenneth D. Schultz, 67, of Park Falls, died Tuesday, June 15, 1999.
Services were held Saturday, June 19, at Evangelical Covenant Church,
Park Falls; Rev. Arnold R. Bolin officiating.
Burial was in Nola Cemetery, Park Falls.
He was born Dec. 3, 1931, in Fargo, ND. His parents were Ruben and
Viola (Gropp) Schultz.
He grew up and attended school in Park Falls.
He married Delia Plyer July 11, 1953, in Park Falls.
He was a self-employed carpenter and roofer.
He was a member of the Sno-Gypsies Snowmobile Club and a charter member
of the Northern Pines Pool League.
He is survived by his wife; a sister, Beverly (David) Plyer of Hackensack,
MN; and by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and
other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Lynette Smith.
Martin Joseph Zilinger, 83, of Butternut, died Wednesday, June 16,
1999, at Flambeau Hospital, Park Falls.
Services were held Monday, June 21, at Immaculate Conception Catholic
Church, Butternut; Father Linus Evers officiating.
A parish prayer vigil was held Sunday, June 20, at the Novitzke Funeral
Home, Park Falls.
Burial was in St. Cecelia Cemetery, Butternut.
He was born Feb. 19, 1916, in Chicago, IL. His parents were Casmeir
and Mary (Czanerski) Zilinger.
He married Lucille Kempa Feb. 19, 1938, in Chicago.
He worked for the Conservation Corps and then became a mechanic and
The couple moved to Butternut in 1972.
He is survived by his wife; nine sons, Joseph (Carol) of Butternut,
Frank (Hollis) of Valparaiso, IN, Roy (Joan) of Mississippi, Kenneth of
Butternut, Richard (Peggy) of La Porte, IN, Larry (Darlene) of Chicago,
IL, Marty of Des Plaines, IL, Peter (Carla) of Butternut and Michael (Laura)
of Streamwood, IL; four daughters, Theresa (Whitey) Mallery of Lockport,
IL, Mary Ann (Wayne) Skoty of Streamwood, IL, Stella Linsmeyer of Eau Claire
and Joyce (Steve) Schrieber of Littleton, WV; 53 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren;
seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Marge Stefanski of Florida;
and by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three grandsons, Harry Kempa
Jr., Peter Zilinger Jr. and Robert Mallery; two granddaughters, Barbara
Zilinger and Mary Theresa Zilinger; a brother, Frank Zilinger; and two
sisters, Lucille Zilinger and Bernice Hoetzel.
Floyd Borowski, 78, of Milwaukee, and formerly of Butternut, died Thursday,
June 3, 1999, at his home.
Services were held Saturday, June 5, at Chapel of the Chimes at Wisconsin
Memorial Park. Burial was at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
He is survived by a brother, Walter Borowski; and by many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jane; and by two brothers,
Royal and Earl Borowski.
Cletus G. Buescher, 84, of Fifield, died Tuesday, June 22, 1999, at
Flambeau Hospital, Park Falls.
Services were held Friday, June 25, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic
Church, Fifield; Father Clement Sobr officiating.
Burial was in Forest Home Cemetery, Fifield.
He was born Nov. 8, 1914, in St. Nicholas, MN. His parents were John
and Ann (Schmitz) Buescher.
He moved to Fifield in 1917.
He was a mechanic and was co-owner/operator of Buescher Bros. Garage
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by a brother, Linus Buescher of Fifield; and by other
relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant brother, Carl.
Harold E. "Bud" Erickson, 76, of Wauwatosa, died Tuesday, June 22,
He was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Park Falls. His parents were Harold S.
and Margaret (McGinnis) Erickson.
He was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Adeline "Ady;" a daughter, Mary; and by
other relatives and friends.
Louis R. Kundinger, 78, of Park Falls, died Friday, June 25 1999, at
Flambeau Hospital, Park Falls.
Services were held Monday, June 28, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church,
Park Falls; Father Linus Evers officiating.
A parish prayer vigil, conducted by the Knights of Columbus, was held
Sunday, June 27, at the Novitzke Funeral Home, Park Falls.
Burial was in Nola Cemetery, Park Falls, with military rites under
the auspices of Dirrigl-Sawales American Legion Post No. 182 and Heisler-Mockler
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6903, both of Park Falls.
Louis, known to his friends as "Lutz," was born Feb. 10, 1921, at the
Kundinger family homestead near Park Falls. His parents, John and Mary
Kundinger, were pioneers of the area.
He attended Park Falls Lincoln High School and Wausau Technical College.
He married Zora Murkovich of Glidden June 8, 1943. They recently celebrated
their 56th anniversary.
He served in the U.S. Air Force for 25 years, retiring as a colonel
in 1966 in Austin, TX. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, the
Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. During his military career, he distinguished
himself as a director of material and supply, receiving numerous commendations,
including commendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, DC.
Following retirement from the service, he and his family returned to
Park Falls. He was involved in church, civic and charitable activities.
He took particular pride in serving as finance chairman of the Park Falls
Centennial Committee, on whose behalf he was primary fundraiser.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Thomas (Ravelle) Kundinger
of Denver, CO, Robert Kundinger of Lexington, KY, and Steven Kundinger
of Park Falls; a daughter, Linda of Austin, TX; nine grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louise Warren and Agnes Olson, both of
Park Falls; and a brother, Elmer Kundinger of Park Falls.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jack, Henry
and Lawrence Kundinger; and six sisters, Mary Enhelder, Rose Feit, Lillian
Moe, Barb Dohm, Amelia Tracy and Virginia Kundinger.
Jill M. McCulley, 30, of Madison, died Tuesday, June 22, 1999, at University
Services were held Saturday, June 26, at Reinbold and Pfeffer Family
Funeral Home, Kellnersville, and at St. Michael Catholic Church, Whitelaw;
Rev. Richard H. Heymen officiating.
A parish prayer service was held Friday, June 25, at the funeral home.
Burial was in the parish cemetery.
She was born March 18, 1969, in Two Rivers. Her parents are Bernard
J. and Dorothy G. (Schamburek) McCulley Jr.
She graduated from Valders High School in 1987 and received her bachelor
of arts degree in English in 1992 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She received her master of arts degree in library and information studies
from UW-Madison in 1999.
She married Daniel P. Racette Nov. 12, 1993, in Madison.
She was an employee of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Library
as a library services assistant. She also worked as an archives assistant
for the Wisconsin State Historical Society.
She was a volunteer to the Dane County Advocates Shelter for Battered
Women, and to the Dane County Jail, providing reading material for inmates.
She was a member of the Wisconsin Library Association.
She is survived by her husband; her parents; a brother, John M. McCulley
of La Crosse; her parental grandmother, Bea McCulley of Manitowoc; her
father- and mother-in-law, Daniel S. and Betty A. Racette of Park Falls;
a sister-in-law, Tracey A. Racette of Minneapolis, MN; and by aunts, uncles,
cousins and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Jeffrey Brian O'Donnell, 51, of Hale, MO, and formerly of Park Falls,
died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, June 30, at Lindley Funeral
Home, Chillicothe, MO.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, July 2, at Peace
Lutheran Church, Park Falls.
The body was cremated.
He was born April 10, 1948. His parents are Verial Harris O'Donnell
and the late Orlan R. O'Donnell.
He was a 1967 graduate of Park Falls Lincoln High School.
He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
He married Cheryl Obernberger Dec. 4, 1971, in Park Falls.
He was employed by the city of Park Falls before moving to Hale, MO,
two years ago.
He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Park Falls and a member
of Dirrigl-Sawales American Legion Post No. 182 of Park Falls. He was an
avid outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Nathan O'Donnell of Schofield; two
daughters, Shannon (Tommy) Wraggs of Schofield and Dana O'Donnell of Wausau;
his mother; two brothers, Mike O'Donnell of Park Falls, Dick O'Donnell
of South St. Paul, MN, and Pat O'Donnell of Chillicothe, MO; a sister,
Terry Halverson of Butternut; three grandchildren; and several nieces,
nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Jack Wolter, 66, of Park Falls, died Thursday, June 24, 1999, at Howard
Young Memorial Medical Center, Woodruff.
Services were held Monday, June 28, at Peace Lutheran Church, Park
Falls; Rev. Stanley Bahn officiating.
He was born Jan. 17, 1933, in Gary, IN. His parents were Carl and Verna
He grew up and attended school in Gary.
He earned a bachelors degree in forestry from Purdue University.
He married Kathleen Norman Aug. 7, 1954.
He was employed by the USDA Forest Service, then served in the U.S.
Army for three years.
After service, he returned to the Forest Service and attended Colorado
State University, where he earned his masters degree.
In 1978, he was appointed Supervisor of the Chequamegon National Forest
and moved to Park Falls. He retired as forest supervisor in 1988.
After retirement, he joined his wife in operation of Kae's Korner in
He was a member of the Beta Sigma Psi fraternity and of the Park Falls
Lions Club. He was a member of the Park Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
and was a chamber ambassador. He was an elder of Peace Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Beth (Brent) Nelson of St.
Paul, MN; two sons, Scott of Minneapolis, MN, and Michael of Milwaukee;
two grandchildren; his mother; two brothers, Harry (Barbara) Wolter of
Apple Valley, MN, and Tom (Karin) Wolter of Elgin, IL; a sister, Lois (Bob)
Traber of Crown Point, IN; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Joan T. Nelson of Venice, FL, died June 11, 1999.
A memorial service was held June 14 at Christ United Methodist Church
of Venice, FL.
Internment was in the memorial gardens of the church.
She was the wife of Clarence M. Nelson, a native of Park Falls who
graduated from Lincoln High School in 1937.
She attended her husband's class reunions seven times and was a visitor
to the Martin Nelson and Alvin Nelson homes in Park Falls many times.
She lived in many interesting locations during her life, including
six years in Malvern in the county of Worcestershire, England, and a long
stay in Brazil. She also lived in West Virginia, Connecticut and Florida,
and traveled extensively in Europe, South America and Africa.
Prior to her marriage, she performed secretarial work at the U.S. Synthetic
Rubber Plant at Institute, WV, during World War II.
She was an active volunteer, working with Meals on Wheels while in
England and as a volunteer for 15 years at a hospital in Bridgeport, CT.
She was an enthusiastic bridge player and golfer and was a member of
the Jacaranda Golf and Country Club in Venice, FL.
She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Pamela N. Hanson of
Madison and Deborah J. Nelson of New Hope, PA; a son, Jon E. Nelson of
Sparta, NJ; five grandsons; and a great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by a baby son; a sister, Martha Campbell;
and a brother, Richard Terry.
Patrice M. Sullivan, 83, of Wausau, died Thursday, June 24, 1999, at
Marywood Convalescent Center, Wausau.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at
Woven Hearts, 210 W. Campus Dr., Wausau.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Fifield, at a later date.
She was born Oct. 24, 1915, in Fifield. Her parents were Benjamin and
Winnifred (Walker) Griffin.
She was owner/operator of Lotz Sand and Gravel, Wausau.
She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Gee of Thiensville; a granddaughter;
three sisters, Shirley Youngflesh of Lamesa, CA, Charlotte Everson of Slinger
and Rosemary Glissendorf of Phillips; four brothers, Berkley Griffin of
Lakeside, CA, Martin Griffin of Port Orchard, OR, James (Jackie) Griffin
of Apache Junction, AZ, and George Griffin of Franklin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, James Olson.
Bernard Joseph Anthony Esberner, 63, of Butternut, died Sunday, July
11, 1999, as the result of an accident.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, July 15, at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church, Butternut; Father James Jackson officiating.
A parish prayer vigil service was held Wednesday, July 14, at the Novitzke
Funeral Home, Park Falls.
Burial will be in St. Cecelia Cemetery, Butternut.
He was born March 4, 1936, in Chicago, IL. His parents were Bernard
and Charlotte (Forystek) Kozlowski.
He grew up and attended school in Chicago.
He married Constance Morys April 27, 1957.
He worked for the Chicago-Milwaukee Railroad for 10 years and was also
owner/operator of Bernie's Place in Chicago.
He moved to Park Falls with his family in 1972 and worked for the USDA
He was owner/operator of Maple Grove Tavern in Butternut.
He is survived by his wife; five children, Edward (Catherine) Esberner
of Butternut, Daniel (Laurie) Esberner of Park Falls, Laurita (Ray) Trimble
of Butternut, Steven Esberner of Butternut and Scott (Donna) Esberner of
Butternut; six grandchildren; a brother, Eugene (Linda) Kozlowski of Chicago;
three sisters, Carolyn Bamesberger of Milwaukee, Florence of Illinois and
Kathryn Kozlowski of Illinois; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, Albert Esberner;
and a sister, Wanda.
Clara B. Hoppe, 97, of Park Falls, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at
Park Manor Nursing Home, Park Falls.
Services were held Wednesday, July 14, at First Congregational Church,
Park Falls; Rev. Henry Boynton officiating.
An Order of the Eastern Star service was held Tuesday, July 13, at
the Novitzke Funeral Home, Park Falls.
Burial was in Nola Cemetery, Park Falls.
She was born Oct. 20, 1901, in Nebagamon. Her parents were Helmer and
Marie (Thompson) Peterson.
She attended elementary school in Mason, then moved with her family
to Park Falls in 1914. She graduated from Park Falls Lincoln High School
She was then employed as a cashier at Rabenowich Department Store in
She married Ervin C. Hoppe Sept. 5, 1924, in Bessemer, MI. He preceded
her in death in 1979.
The couple owned and operated Hoppe's Market in Butternut for 33 years.
A homemaker, she was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star
and a member of the Women's Christian Fellowship of First Congregational
Church in Park Falls.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol Hoppe of Park Falls; two sons,
John (Corinne) Hoppe of Butternut and William (Jane) Hoppe of Rhinelander;
10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three brothers,
Henry, Harold and Martin Peterson.
Gladys L. Rast, 68, of Glidden, died Monday, July 5, 1999, as the result
of an automobile accident near Trego.
Services were held Thursday, July 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Glidden;
Rev. Michael Paholke officiating.
Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Glidden.
She was born July 30, 1930, in the town of Shanagolden. Her parents
were Harry and Olga (Polzine) Swanson.
She grew up and attended school in Glidden.
She graduated from Ashland County Normal teaching college in 1950.
She married Glenwood Rast June 19, 1950. He preceded her in death in
She received a bachelor's degree in 1969 from the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Superior.
She was an elementary school teacher in Morse and then in the Glidden
School District for 29 years, retiring in 1987.
She was a member of the Glidden American Legion Auxiliary, a lifetime
member of Trinity Lutheran Church, a parade marshall in the Glidden 4th
of July parade, and served on the board of education.
She enjoyed knitting, painting, rug making, cooking, crocheting, gardening,
crafting and photography.
She is survived by a son, Gary (SuAnn) Rast of Almond, a granddaughter;
her mother, Olga Swanson of Park Falls; two sisters, Gloria (Arthur) Fleischfresser
of Butternut and Lorraine Brooks of Menomonie; a brother, Harry (Beverly)
Swanson of Glidden; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father; her husband; a brother, Howard
Swanson; and a sister, Clara Hanson.
Gordon L. Bodoh, 75, of Park Falls, died Wednesday, July 21, 1999,
at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.
Services were held Monday, July 26, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church,
A Knights of Columbus prayer service was held Sunday, July 25, at the
Burial was Tuesday, July 27, at St. Charles Cemetery, Fond du Lac,
with graveside services offered by Father Carr.
He was born July 13, 1924, in Fond du Lac. His parents were Urvie and
Gladys (Warner) Bodoh.
He grew up and attended school in Fond du Lac and attended pre-med
school in Toronto, Canada.
He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II and later
joined the National Guard, serving during the Berlin Crisis.
After service in the Army, he returned to Fond du Lac and attended
the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He married Irene M. Longest March 21, 1946, in Fond du Lac. They later
He married Rosemary Fletcher April 21, 1979, in Oshkosh.
He lived in Oshkosh and worked for Central Construction before starting
his own firm, Bodoh Construction Co.
He moved to Park Falls in 1966.
He worked for C.R. Meyer Construction Co. for 27 years, retiring in
He was a very active member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Park
Falls and was a 4th degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, the 40 et 8 and the
Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was very active in local government. He was chairman of the town
of Eisenstein and was vice chairman of the Price County Board of Supervisors.
He is survived by his wife; five children, Karen (Glenn) Hudack of
Cadott, Jene Bodoh of Oshkosh, James (Susan) Bodoh of Butternut, Jack (Linda)
Bodoh of Park Falls and Barbie (Bob) Seifert of Woodruff; three step-children,
Ron (Sandy) Fletcher of Phoenix, AZ, Jacqueline Gehrke of Oshkosh and Mark
Fletcher of Oshkosh; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother,
Gayle (Arlene) Bodoh of Neshkoro; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Bruce Bodoh; a grandson,
Bruce-Jene Bodoh; and two brothers, Gene and Scotty Bodoh.
Irene J. DeMars, 79, of Slinger, and formerly of Park Falls, died Wednesday,
July 21, 1999.
Services were held Saturday, July 24, at St. Peter's Catholic Church,
Slinger; Father Robert J. Bales officiating.
Burial was in St. Peter's Cemetery, Slinger.
She was born April 8, 1920, in Park Falls. Her parents were Michael
and Mary (Wudi) Kundinger.
She grew up and attended school in Park Falls and was a 1939 graduate
of Park Falls Lincoln High School.
She atttended Price County Normal School and the University of Oshkosh
and received her bachelors degree in teaching.
She married David A. DeMars Aug. 7, 1943, in Park Falls.
She taught elementary school in Park Falls for eight years, then taught
at Slinger Elementery School until her retirement in 1985.
She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, the Christian Mothers
Society, the Washington County Teachers Association and the Wisconsin Education
She is survived by her husband; six children, David (Linda) DeMars
of Sauk Rapids, MN, Joan (Timothy) Rohleder of Green Bay, Jean (Peter)
Asp of Sullivan, Daniel DeMars, Paul (Kim) DeMars and Anna Gaustad, all
of Slinger; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, Art Kundinger
of West Allis; a sister, Adeline Timmer of Rockford, IL; a brother-in-law,
Ed Hilgart of Park Falls; and by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Mary; a brother;
and five sisters.
Donald W. Flood, 69, and Lois G. Flood, 66, of Mosinee, and formerly
of Springstead, died Saturday, July 17, 1999, as the result of a motorcycle
accident in Ironwood Township in Michigan.
Services were held Sunday, July 25, at Congregational United Church
of Christ, Evansville; Pastor Janice Diefenthaler and Pastor Randy Krause
Services were also held Tuesday, July 27, at United Methodist Church,
Mosinee; Pastor Timothy Bruce Jones and Rev. Richard A. Hartlerode officiating.
Donald was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Albany Township in Wisconsin. His
parents were William and Alice (Thickpenny) Flood.
He attended school in rural Albany and served in the U.S. Army as a
medical technician at Letterman General Hospital in San Francisco, CA.
He served from Dec. 30, 1946, until July 11, 1948. He was honorably discharged
as a corporal and recieved the World War II Victory Medal.
Lois was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Brooklyn Township in Wisconsin. Her
parents were Otto and Mata (Golz) Gransee.
She graduated from Evansville High School in 1950 and attended Madison
They were married Oct. 13, 1951, at United Methodist Church, Evansville.
They both worked for Neuendorf Transportation Company in Madison for
They owned and operated DL Resort in Springstead from 1978 to 1988.
They were former members of Peace Methodist Church in Evansville and
United Methodist Church in Albany, and were formerly members of snowmobile
clubs in Springstead and Mosinee.
They were members of United Methodist Church in Mosinee and were members
of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association, Honda Riders Club of America,
Recyclists Motorcycle Club, Inc. and the American Truck Historical Society.
They are survived by three sons, Michael (Gaylene) Flood of Albany,
Stephen (Barb Patterson) Flood of Evansville and Kevin (Elizabeth) Flood
of Albany; eight grandchildren; his mother; his four brothers and sisters,
Howard "Mike" Flood of Evansville, Dorothy Kitelinger of Beloit, Willie
(Joan) Flood of Albany and Walter (Gloria) Flood of Monticello; her brother,
Harold (Evelyn) Gansee of Evansville; her sister, Geri "Jenny" (Jim) Knapp
of Evansville; and her brother-in-law, Orrie Krause of Brooklyn.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, Robert Flood.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Leona Krause.