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Carol E. Giese passed away July 19, 2015 at Avanti Health and Rehab Center in Arbor Vitae at age 90. She was born Aug. 28, 1924 in Ironwood, Mich., the daughter of John Hassinen and Marie Lyons (nee Hassinen).
John A. Howard, 93, of Rockford died Aug. 7, 2015. John was the former President of Rockford College and the founder of The Rockford Institute "think tank" and later was founder of "The Howard Center."
Christine Martha Alexander Caz passed away on Aug. 5, 2015 at Eagle River Memorial Hospital from the effects of ALS. Christine was born in Rhinelander on March 3, 1955 to Arthur and Mary Alexander. She married Joseph Anthony Caz "the love of her life" on May 18, 1985. She grew up at Alexander's Resort on Little St. Germain Lake. She attended Nicolet Technical College and University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point.
Howard M. Sandus, age 82, of Tripoli, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at his home under hospice care. He was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Waukegan, Ill., to the late Howard and Nellie (Pitts) Sandus. He was married to Catherine Henriksson on Jan. 3, 1953; she passed away in 2014.
Mary Geraldyne Severance Rivard died at 90 years of age, Monday, July 13, 2015, at her home in Glenwood City, Wisconsin. She was born April 7, 1925, in Casper, Wyoming. Nov. 24, 1946, Mary was married to Richard Pierre Rivard.
Stanislaus E. Gerbyshak, age 40, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 29, 2015 in St. Germain. He was born on May 20, 1975. He worked at Fort Howard Paper Co. in Green Bay, Cruisers Boat Co. in Oconto, and at KSU in Marinette. Stan moved to St. Germain and worked as a carpenter and at Elmer's Fun Park on the car track.
Joan Nancy (Young) Ballschmieder-Fox, has joined our Heavenly Father in peace and love in heaven. She passed at the age of 88 after a long battle with cancer. She is preceded in death by her mother, father, step-father, step-brother, and husband, Lyle Ballschmieder of over 49 years. She was born on August 17, 1926 and joined other family members and friends on Aug. 2, 2015.
We first held you in our arms on Jan. 7, 1973. We understood what our purpose in life was through you and the love we felt in the words "Mom and Dad." We held your hand as you grew into a beautiful woman with a purpose in life - to give to others. Monday, August 3, 2015
Robert "Bob" Dopke of Elm Grove, and Arbor Vitae was born to eternal life on July 21, 2015 at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Marion for 59 years. Loving father of Robb (Tami), Mike (Laurie), John and Sue (Tom) Myers. Dear grandpa of Joe, Becca and Kate Dopke and Dan Myers. He is further survived by many relatives and friends. A Christian Funeral Service was held at Elm Grove Ev. Lutheran Church and a private entombment at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield.
Ronald A. Kedrowicz, age 79, of Almond, passed away on Saturday July 25, 2015 at Seasons of Life Hospice Center in Woodruff. He was born Dec. 29, 1935 in the Town of Sharon. He is the son of the late Joseph & Florence (Kielpinski) Kedrowicz.
Born July 26, 1925 in Chicago Heights to Frank and Anna Skoniecke, passed away July 22, 2015 in Woodstock, four days before his 90th birthday. Formerly of Homewood, Illinois and Minocqua, Wisconsin and Lakewood, Illinois.
Longtime Presque Isle resident Audrey Mellenthin, an outdoor enthusiast and amateur naturalist, died peacefully the morning of July 10, 2015, at age 89. Audie, as she was called by her family and friends, was most recently a resident of Avanti Health and Rehabilitation in Minocqua where she was known for her remarkable style and grace.