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  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:15 AM
    Viola “Vi” Gnat, a resident of Conover since 1979, and formerly of Milwaukee, died Dec. 9, 2017, at Friendly Village Nursing Home in Rhinelander. She was 86.

    Mrs. Gnat was born Oct. 29, 1931, in Aniwa to Louis and Nora Suprise. 

    She and her husband Robert helped build the trout pond in Conover. She was a member of the Eagle River Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and she loved to garden. 

    Mrs. Gnat was preceded in death by
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:14 AM
    Linda Hopper, a resident of the North Woods for 21 years and formerly of Chicago, Ill., died at her home in Phelps Dec. 5, 2017. She was 48.
    Ms. Hopper was born Nov. 5, 1969, in Chicago. She was a stay-at-home mom and loved spending time with her family, fishing, and taking drives. 
    Ms. Hopper is survived by her significant other of 27 years, Billy Church of Phelps; two sons, Steven Church of Phelps and Justin Church of Eagle River; mother-in-law Mary Church of Eagle River; one nephew; and many other friends and family. 
    Services were held Dec. 11 at Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River. Online condolences may be expressed at gaffney-busha.com.
  • Delores A. Zimmermann
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:13 AM
    Delores A. Zimmermann, a resident of Eagle River since 1977, died at her home Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. She was 83.
    Mrs. Zimmermann was born Feb. 7, 1934, in Chicago, Ill. to Otto and Adele Krause. She met and fell in love with Allan H. Zimmermann and they married June 27, 1959, in Chicago. 
    She worked at the Vilas County News-Review for 30 years as a collator. Mrs. Zimmermann loved vacationing with her family, especially the three Las Vegas trips she took with her son, Karl. 
    She also loved
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:30 AM
    Carol (née Maurer) Gumm, a longtime Eagle River resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at her home in Waianae, Hawaii. She was 91.

    Mrs. Gumm was born in Milwaukee Aug. 13, 1926. 

    She graduated from Washington High School and State Teachers’ College in Milwaukee. After graduation, she taught second grade at 27th Street Elementary School.

    She married Charles Gumm Aug. 13, 1949. 

    Mrs. Gumm stopped teaching when her first child was born, but
  • Virginia Mae Hahn
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:29 AM
    Virginia Mae Hahn, a resident of Eagle River and formerly of Three Lakes and Milwaukee, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Bethel Center in Arpin. She was 92. 
    Mrs. Hahn was born May 3, 1925, in Erwin, S.D., to Julian and Bernice Larson. 
    She worked for Milwaukee Cheese for more than 15 years. 
    She enjoyed crafting and knitting. She also liked traveling and camping. 
    Mrs. Hahn was preceded in death by
  • Lloyd E. Harris ‘The Milkman’
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:28 AM
    Lloyd E. Harris, 79, died peacefully on Nov. 30, 2017, surrounded by loved ones.
    Lloyd was born and raised in Argonne, Wis., the son of Hollie and Marie (Robison) Harris.
    After graduating from Crandon High School in 1957, he worked for Argonne Dairy.
    He enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard and served from 1961-1965 aboard the USS Yakutat based in New Bedford, Mass. 
    He married Janice in 1964 and returned to Wisconsin in 1965, where they made their home in Three Lakes.
    He was self-employed as a dairy products distributor and
  • Jenneane Lee Iervolino
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:27 AM
    Jenneane Lee Iervo­li­no, age 82, of Oshkosh, Wis., passed away surrounded by family on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Bethel Home.

    She was born in Eagle River, Wis., on Jan. 2, 1935, the daughter of the late Axle and Jennie Bloom Carlson.

    Jenneane married Ralph Iervolino in West Palm Beach, Fla., Air Force Chapel on Aug. 16, 1957. He preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 2009.

    Jenneane is survived by two daughters, Susan (John) Whitsett of Oshkosh, and Trudy Iervolino of Appleton; six grandchildren, Kelly (Chad) Lawler, Greg (Lyndsey) Dewing and Theo Haaks-Iervolino, three step­grand-

    children, Stephen (Dawn) Whitsett, Kimberley (Brent) Johnson and
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:26 AM
    James M. “Jim” Kubek, a resident of Eagle River and Three Lakes for 12 years, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at his home. He was 51. 
    Mr. Kubek was born Oct. 11, 1966, in Milwaukee, to Louis and Judith Kubek. 
    He enjoyed hunting, watching the Green Bay Packers, hiking, walking his dogs and relaxing at home.
    Mr. Kubek was preceded in death by two siblings, Lennie, and Christine Kubek. 
    He is survived by three sons, Joshua, Austin and Aaron, all of West Allis; his parents, Louis and Judith of Eagle River; one sister, Catherine Grove of West Allis; his fiancée, Judy Miller of
  • Rosa Lou Marie Peyer
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:25 AM
    Rosa Lou Marie Peyer, 81, Three Lakes, Wis., formerly of Whitewater, Wis., passed away on Nov. 29, 2017, in Eau Claire, Wis.
    Rosie was born on Jan. 9, 1936, in Richmond, Wis., to Emil and Anna (Kreger) Storck.
    She graduated from Whitewater High School in 1953.
    Rosie married Gordon Peyer on April 23, 1954.
    She worked as a telephone operator, waitress and the bookkeeper for Gordy’s plumbing and well drilling business.
    Rosie and Gordy moved to Three Lakes, where they purchased
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:24 AM
    Helen Marie Rohde, a resident of the Eagle River area since 2015, formerly of Phelps and originally from Chicago, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at her home. 

    Mrs. Rohde was born in Chicago in 1942 to Albert and Marie Barski. 

    After graduating from Immaculata High School in 1960, she worked most of her life for Schwartz Bros. Insurance. 

    She married Ronald Edward Rohde June 7, 1987. 

    The couple retired and moved to Wisconsin permanently in
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