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  • David P. Dunlap
    RICHMOND, IND. — David P. Dunlap, age 65, of Richmond, Ind., died Thursday, March 26, 2020, at his home sur­rounded by his family.
    Born Aug. 29, 1954, in Richmond to Paul L. and Ruth V. Graf Dunlap, David lived in Richmond most of his life.
    He worked at
  • Robert “Otto” Fiebelkorn, a resident of Three Lakes, Wis., passed away March 25, 2020, with his beloved significant other, Claire, at his side. He was 83 years old

    Formerly of
  • Amanda Jo Keck of Eagle River died Saturday, March 21, 2020, after a long illness. She was 39.
    Ms. Keck was born Jan. 18, 1981, and grew up in Say­ner. She graduated from Northland Pines High School in Eagle River.
    She spent many years in
  • Shirley A. Klotz
    Shirley A. Klotz of St. Germain died Friday, March 27, 2020, at Ascension Eagle River Hospital. She was 82. 
    She was born Oct. 15, 1937, in Janesville, to Clint and Edna Jones. 
    Mrs. Klotz was 
  • Lillian Mary Myers of St. Germain died Friday, March 27, 2020, at her residence. She was 78.
    Funeral arrangements are pending. 
    A complete obituary will
  • Amanda Marie ‘Mandy’ Thacker
    Amanda Marie “Mandy” Thacker, D.C., age 30, a Mansfield, Ohio, and Ashland, Ohio native, passed into the arms of her Savior Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau, Wis. Her injuries were sustained in a snowmobile accident on the lake at her residence in Wisconsin, during the previous
  • Arthur D. “Arteo” Hruska, passed away on Feb. 29, 2020, at Howard Young Medical Center, Wood­ruff, Wis., after a short illness.
    Born on April 16, 1954, to John and Florence (Thon) Hruska.
    Arthur was a very hard worker. He owned
  • Mary L. Koshuta
    Mary L. Koshuta, age 85, of Eagle River, Wis., passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020, at her residence.
    Mary was born on Saturday, Jan. 26, 1935, in Rhine­lander, Wis., and was the daughter of Raymond and Bernice (McIntyre) Boach Sr.
    She was employed as 
  • Margaret A. Lynch, formerly of Three Lakes, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at her home in Green Bay. She was 98.

    Funeral arrangements and services are pending. 

    Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.
  • Wilbert W. ‘Bill’ Piel
    Wilbert W. “Bill” Piel, a resident of Eagle River, died Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was 89.

    Mr. Piel was born in Oak Park, Ill., on Oct. 25, 1930, to Wilbert and Adrian Piel.

    He owned and operated
  • Brian Kent Rismon, 61, of Menomonee Falls, Wis., passed away on March 13, 2020.  
    He was born in Phelps, Wis., on March 30, 1958, son of Mary Frances and Ole Rismon Jr.
    Brian graduated from
  • Ronald James Plude
    Ronald James Plude, a lifelong resident of the North Woods, died Friday, March 13, 2020. He was 69.
    He was born Nov. 19, 1950, to Dorian and Bonnie Plude of Eagle River.
    Mr. Plude served in
  • Joseph M. ‘Joe’ Tomlanovich
    Joseph M. “Joe” Tom­lano­vich, age 71, a lifelong resident of Eagle River, Wis., died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his home.
    He was born on Nov. 25, 1948, son of Tony Sr. and Angie (née Kauzlaric) Tomlanovich.
    Joe graduated from 
  • Arlene Akerlund

    March 24, 1929 - March 10, 2020

    Arlene (Piepmeyer) Akerlund, age 90, formerly of Eagle River, Wis., and Ontona­gon, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in

  • Kenneth W. Lyon died Sunday, March 15, 2020, at his home. He was 74.

    He was born Dec. 7, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., to Bill and Jean Lyon. 

    After spending many summers in
  • Cecelia Schmidt, a resident of St. Germain, died Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital. She was 84. 
    Mrs. Schmidt was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Fond du Lac, to Raymond and Alice Braun.
    She worked for
  • Norman F. Swanson
    Norman F. Swanson, age 100, of Conover, Wis., passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wis.
    He was born on Sept. 19, 1919, son of the late Fred and Mary (Kocka) Swanson in Junction City, Wis.
    Norman married the love of his life, Dorothy, on
  • Lucille B. “Lu” Caldwell, 92, Eagle River, Wis., reunited with her husband, David, in Heaven on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
    Due to current COVID-19 and CDC recommendations, arrangements will be announced at a later date.
    Online condolences may be expressed at
  • Dorothy S. Parker
    Dorothy S. Parker, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at her apartment with the loving support of her family. 

    Dorothy was born on Oct. 6, 1923, in Eagle River, Wis., the daughter of Paul and Lily Scharf, and sister of Joe.

    She grew up in
  • Renee Eunice Rubin
    Renee Eu­nice Rubin, a resident of Eagle River, Wis., since 1976, passed away at Ascension Eagle River Hospital on Feb. 29, 2020.
    Renee was born on Sept. 9, 1967, in a nursing facility immediately adjacent to Windsor Castle in London, England. Hence, she could laughingly claim to “entering into life close to
  • Arthur D. Hruska, a resident of Eagle River, died Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. He was 65. 
    A complete obituary will appear in a future edition.
    Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.
  • Ruth I. Kliss
    Ruth I. Kliss, age 97, of Wood­ruff/Sugar Camp, Wis., died on March 4, 2020, at Country Terrace in Rhine­­lander, Wis.
    She was born on Oct. 21, 1922, in Sugar Camp, the daughter of Thomas and Agnes (Nitzel) King.
    She attended schools in
  • Karen Klumpp
    Karen Klumpp, a resident of Conover, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Rennes Health and Rehab Center in Rhine­lander. She was 78. 

    Mrs. Klumpp was born on Oct. 3, 1941, in Milwaukee to Emil and Hermine “Minna” Klewein. 

    She enjoyed
  • Scott Paul Olson died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at his home in Shepherd, Mich. He was 47.
    Mr. Olson was born Nov. 5, 1972, in Milwaukee, to Franklin and Barbara (née Gromaki) Olson.  
    He and his parents moved to
  • Bonita ‘Bonnie’ Morley
    Bonita “Bon­nie” Kauz­laric Mor­ley passed away on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Bloomington, Minn.
    Born July 4, 1940, and raised in Eagle River, Wis., Bonnie is the daughter of Katherine and George Kauzlaric of Eagle River and beloved sister of Georgia Kauzlaric Inman of
  • Nicholas Joseph Parins
    Nicholas Joseph Parins, age 18, Land O’ Lakes, Wis., passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020, with his parents by his side.
    Nick was born Dec. 15, 2001, in Green Bay, Wis.
    He is survived by 
  • Marianne H. Terkel of Eagle River, Wis., was born to Eternal Life Dec. 23, 2019, at the age of 81 years.
    Beloved wife for 61 years of Eugene. Loving mother of Corinne (Patrick) Pedersen, Ronald (Joanne), James (Mary), Donald and
  • Alan James Aldrian of Hubertus, Wis., and Three Lakes, Wis., age 75, passed away Feb. 17, 2020, at home with his family at his side, after a long battle with colon cancer.
    Loving husband of
  • Bonnie (née Kauzlaric) Morley, formerly of Eagle River, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, surrounded by family. 
    Memorial arrangements are pending.
    A complete obituary will appear in next week’s paper.
  • Barb Taberman, a longtime resident of Three Lakes, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Friendly Village in Rhinelander. She was 82.

    Mrs. Taberman was born May 26, 1937, in Milwaukee, to Edward and Claziena Kirschbaum. 

    She was an avid
  • Frederick Blickle, a resident of Sugar Camp, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. He was 97.

    He was born Nov. 4, 1922, in Racine, to Ernst and Lena Blickle.  

    Mr. Blickle was
  • Alvin ‘Al’ Duening

    May 26, 1937 - Feb. 21, 2020

    Al Duening of Eagle River, Wis., lawn care expert, avid woodworker, and master of friction prevention, passed away peacefully in his home with family Friday, Feb.

  • Kathleen Mae ‘Kay’ Patricelli
    Kathleen Mae “Kay” Patricelli, 92, of Fair­view, N.C., passed away from pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at CarePartners Solace Center in Asheville, N.C.
    She was born in
  • Phillip R. Verstoppen of Owen and formerly of Clearwater Lake, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center in Owen under hospice care. He was 67. 
    He was born
  • Dr. Lewis L. Jacobson
    Dr. Lewis L. Jacobson passed away on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at the age of 96.

    He was born on Nov. 1, 1923, in the small farming community of Somers, Conn., to parents Alexander and Rose Jacobson.

    He is survived by
  • Janet D. Schneider

    Nov. 7, 1930 - Feb. 16, 2020

    Janet D. Schneider of Three Lakes, Wis., age 89, peacefully passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Rennes Health and Rehabilitation Center in

  • Ann Gimse, a resident of Eagle River, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Ascension Eagle River Hospital. She was 65. 

    She was born Aug. 14, 1954, in Marquette, Mich., to Michael and Wanda Libick.

    Mrs. Gimse worked as a
  • Doris A. Lovrine
    Doris A. Lovrine, longtime res­ident of Three Lakes, Wis., age 86 years. Born to life March 11, 1933, in Milwaukee, Wis., daughter of Michael and Angeline Lovrine. Passed away Jan. 31, 2020, at Ascension Eagle River Hospital in Eagle River, Wis.

    Dear sister of the late
  • Arnold ‘Arnie’ Schneider
    Arnold “Arnie” Schneider was called home by his Lord on Feb. 14, 2020, at the age of 88.
    He struggled several years with Parkinson’s disease.
    He was born on
  • Keith A. Turner, 42, of Elkhorn, Wis., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wis.
    Keith will be forever remembered by his father, Roger (Cathy) Turner of Eagle River, Wis.; brothers, Tim (Amy) Turner of Rhinelander, Wis., and Brett (Danielle) of 
  • Michael J. ‘Mike’ ‘Ice’ Iselin
    Michael Joseph “Mike” “Ice” Ise­lin of Ra­cine, Wis., age 65, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Hospice House, Pleasant Prairie, Wis., following a 10-year battle with primary amyloidosis.
    Mike was born in
  • Jean Dick
    Jean Dick of Three Lakes, Wis., passed away peacefully on Feb. 5, 2020, surrounded by family and dedicated care­givers at Milestone Senior Living in Eagle River, Wis. 
    She was born in
  • Ann J. Johanson, M.D.
    Ann J. Johanson, M.D, age 85, passed away in her winter home in Sanibel, Fla., on Jan. 30, 2020.
    Ann was born July 19, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo., to Eugene and Virginia Johanson, and was the sister to the late James E. Johanson, M.D. She was a fifth generation physician dating back to
  • Jill A. Mueller
    Jill A. Mueller of St. Germain died Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. She was 52.
    Ms. Mueller was born July 4, 1967, in Illinois. 
    She later moved to
  • Elaine Storzer
    Elaine Storzer, age 94, a resident of Eagle River, Wis., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Seasons of Life in Woodruff, Wis.
    She was born in Green Bay, Wis., on March 31, 1925, to Raymond and Lena Kittell.  
    Elaine was preceded in death by
  • Linda Flinchum Welch left to join her Angel Friends on Feb. 8, 2020.
    She was surrounded by her daughter, Heather, and multiple loving family members at Heather’s home in Texas.
    Linda was raised in
  • William Gabriel ‘Bill’ Henderson
    William Gabriel “Bill” Henderson passed away at home on Jan. 28, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.
    Bill had lived in Eagle River, Wis., for 12 years.
    He is survived by 
  • Brian Kotarski
    Brian Kotarski, born July 14, 1959, a native of Three Lakes, Wis., died suddenly from a medical emergency  on Jan. 15, 2020, while on the road doing what he loved, driving a semi.
    Brian was the son of 
  • Edward ‘Sonny’ Munsen
    Edward “Sonny” Munsen, 73, of Star Lake, Wis., died on Jan. 26, 2020, at Mountain Ter­race Assisted Living in Wausau, Wis.
    He was born March 5, 1946, to the late Andrew and Myrtle (Riehecky) Munsen in Chicago, Ill. After growing up in Chicago, he moved to Wausau and received a degree from
  • Louis J. Pastori
    Louis J. Pas­tori, age 85, of Stevens Point, Wis., died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at Point Manor in Stevens Point.

    Louis was born April 17, 1934, in Iron Mountain, Mich., to Louis and Myrtle (Hereau) Pastori.

    He married
  • Ronnie Schilling Jr.
    Ronnie Schilling Jr., a resident of Eagle River, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. He was 53. 

    He was born March 21, 1966, in Milwaukee, to Ronnie and Nancy (née Buell) Schilling. 

    He was a 
  • William G. Schliep Jr., 82, passed away peacefully on Jan. 24, 2020.

    Loving husband of 61 years to Marie (née Mauter); devoted father of Linda Eileen and the late William Charles (Lori Schliep-Sturm); proud grand­father of Emilie, Caroline, Lauren and
  • Elaine Storzer, a resident of Eagle River, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Seasons of Life in Woodruff. She was 94.  
    A complete obituary will appear in next week’s edition.
    Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.  
  • Rodger Szopa
    Rodger Szopa, a resident of Three Lakes, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. He was 78.
    He was born Aug. 16, 1941, in Mattoon, to Stanley and Lorraine (née Leiskau) Szopa.
    Mr. Szopa’s family moved to
  • Robert ‘Bob’ Winterkorn
    Robert “Bob” Winterkorn, age 82, was born to eternal life unexpectedly on Jan. 26, 2020.

    He was born in Moose Lake, Minn., on Aug. 16, 1937.

    Bob graduated from
  • Vicky Lynn Elliott-Ganz
    Vicky Lynn Elliott-Ganz of Wau­pun died at her home Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. She was 57.

    Mrs. Elliott-Ganz was born July 27, 1962, in Manitowoc, to Jerome and Betty (née Dembski) Elliott. 

    She graduated from
  • Willa Rose Mullins of Three Lakes died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhine­lander. She was 76. 
    She was born July 19, 1943, in Dorton, Ky., to Stella (née Bumgardner) and Wil­lard Mullins.
    Ms. Mullins graduated from
  • Nellie E. Pietila
    Nellie E. Pietila (née Peters), a resident of Eagle River, died Thursday, Jan. 23,  2020, at Friendly Village in Rhinelander. She was 88. 
    Mrs. Pietila worked at Simpson Electric for many years and at many other various jobs. She also coached little league baseball when her sons were
  • Ronnie Schilling Jr. of Sayner died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. He was 53. 
    A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Sayner Pub.
    A full
  • Margaret ‘Marge’ Baerenwald
    Margaret “Marge” Baer­enwald, age 80, a resident of Three Lakes, Wis., died on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.
    She was born in Oklahoma on April 12, 1939, to Horace and Bernice Clingman.
    Marge worked as an executive secretary at
  • Niki Burmeister, a resident of Eagle River, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was 49.  
    She was born Dec. 17, 1970, in Waukesha, to Robert and Sandra Weltzien.
    Mrs. Burmeister worked in
  • Lawrence Emmett ‘Larry’ Klessig
    Lawrence Emmett  “Larry” Klessig was born in Manitowoc, Wis., on July 5, 1941, to Emmett and Caroline Kles­sig. He died Jan. 18, 2020, at home of heart failure, his family and his dog by his side.  Larry was 79. 
    When Larry was 4 his family moved to
  • Alyce Marie Tomlanovich Polzin, fondly known as “Punk” among those who loved her, passed away quietly at her home in Athelstane, Wis., on Nov. 22, 2019. She was 73.
    Alyce was born on
  • Larry Rosner
    Larry Ros­ner, age 79, a resident of Phelps, Wis., died Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
    He was born in Phelps, on April 1, 1940, to Charles and Margaret Rosner.
    Larry was a graduate of
  • Kathryn Elizabeth Stroud
    On Jan. 11, 2020, Kathryn Elizabeth Stroud left us to rejoin her late husband, Frederick Alan Stroud, to begin their journey together anew.
    Kay, as she liked to be called, was born July 27, 1927, in Aurora, Ill., to John and Mildred Eeten.
    She graduated
  • Louise E. Engelbrecht
    Louise E. Engelbrecht died Jan. 8, 2020, at age 69.
    She was born March 31, 1950, to Roger and Zoe Marcy of Deerfield, Ill.
    She is survived by
  • Sarah Murphy, a resident of Eagle River, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Milestone Senior Living. She was 79. 

    She was born Nov. 22, 1940, in Milwaukee, to Francis and Jane Purtell.

    Mrs. Murphy was preceded in death by
  • Larry Rosner, a resident of Phelps, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. He was 79. 
    A complete obituary will be published in a future edition.
    Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.
  • Jean M. Thoren
    Jean M. Thoren (Sydow), 86, of Elk Grove, Ill., passed away peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 29, 2019.

    Originally from Illinois, Jean and her husband, Bob, spent most of their married years in Eagle River, Wis., where they raised two sons, Chris and Doug.

    She was active with
  • Kenneth “Ken” Wendt, a resident of Watersmeet, Mich., died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Rennes Health & Rehab Center in Rhinelander. He was 82. 
    He was born Aug. 24, 1937, in Milwaukee.
    Mr. Wendt retired from
  • A celebration of life will be held for Dawn L. Couey Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes.
    Light refreshments will be available.
    Ms. Couey died Dec. 24, 2019, at age 54.