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Menominee County Journal Obituaries | Week of September 09, 2010

Menominee County Journal Obituaries | Week of September 09, 2010
Harriet Bonn PDF Print E-mail
Harriet Helen Bonn, 85, Hayward Bay, MI, died Aug. 31, 2010, at Roubal Care and Rehab Center.

Harriet Hayward was born Sept. 2, 1924, in Menominee, to the late Delbert and Leota (Simon) Hayward. She was a 1941 graduate of Menominee High School. On Aug. 30, 1947, she mar ried Arthur Bonn. He pre ceded her in death in February of 1968. Harriet continued her education at Menominee County Normal Teacher's College, Ferris Institute, Michigan State University and Northern Michigan University gradu ating with a master's degree in education in 1968. She was an elementary school teacher in the Stephenson School District for 35 years, retiring in 1986. She enjoyed baseball, football, playing piano, dancing, working in her mother's mo tel, meeting people, taking trips and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Lloyd) Pesola, Menominee; son, Kenneth (Sue), Green Bay and four grandchildren and one great-grandson. She was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.

Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Stephenson Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Harriet's name to the Stephenson Elementary School, send to: Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, 49887. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Edward Heger PDF Print E-mail
Edward N. Heger, 83, died Aug. 29, 2010.

He was born in Chicago April 11, 1927, to Nicholas and Margaret (Blassmann) Heger. Ed graduated from Carl Schurz High School in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from the Illinois of Technology with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering. During his working years, he became a licensed professional engi neer. He worked as an engineer for six years at the USDA Northern Regional Research Laboratory in Peoria, IL. His projects included developing a more cost-effective method of making peni cillin. In Peoria, he met and married his wife, Maria. In 1955, he worked at the Ansul Chemical Company; he was there for 30 years, holding positions in engineering, manufacturing, quality and environment and retired as a director. He loved to travel with his family. He also kept busy maintaining the family home and cottage on Lake Michigan.

He is survived by his wife, Menominee; daughter, Barbara (Rick) Vitlip, Waukesha; son, Robert (Keiko), Bloomfield Hills, MI, two grandsons, other relatives and friends. His son, Thomas, preceded him in death.

A memorial gathering was held at the Cadieu Thielen Funeral Home Sept. 4. Donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.
Daniel Jenkins PDF Print E-mail
Daniel John Jenkins, 81, Carney, died Sept. 4, 2010, at home.

Dan was born June 27, 1929, in Milwaukee, to the late John and Veronica (O'Sullivan) Jenkins. On Nov. 11, 1954, he married Patricia Tousignant in Foster City, MI. He worked as a field representative for Frigo Cheese for many years. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and watching football. He was a member of St. Bruno Catholic Church where he served as an usher for 35 years. He was also a member of the Carney-Nadeau American Legion and the 40 et 8.

He is survived by his wife of Carney; son, Daniel (Charlotte), Fennville, MI, 11 grandchildren; one sister, Eloise (John) Dedich, Cedar Rapids, IA; two brothers, Ronald (Cecelia) Jenkins, Carney and Clarence O'Sullivan, Powers. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Elaine and Geralyn; and one son, John.

Visitation will be held Sept. 8 at St. Bruno Catholic Church in Nadeau from 10 a.m. until time of Military Rites at 11:45 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon CST. Burial will be in Nadeau Township Cemetery. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, is assisting the family.
Nola Mattson PDF Print E-mail
Nola Fern (Simon) Mattson, 95, Grand Rapids, MI, died Aug. 28, 2010.

She was born and raised in Stephenson. Nola was a member of Cascade Christian Church and a retired bus driver from the Forest Hills Public Schools. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert (Snipe) Mattson, in 1980 and parents, Joseph and Minnie Simon.

She is survived by her children, Marcia Mattson, Charles Mattson and Judy (Thomas) Boone; sisters, Maureen Spitzer and Sherril Groschadle, four grandchil dren, seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Cascade Cemetery, Cascade Township, MI. Memorial services will be held Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at Cascade Christian Church Chapel, Orange Street, Grand Rapids, MI, with Pastor Jill Forton officiat ing. Memorial contributions may be made to Cascade Christian Church, 2829 Thornapple River Dr., SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. O'Brien Eggebeen Gerst Funeral Home handled ar rangements.
Vicki Nikolaus PDF Print E-mail
Vicki Lynn (Fuller) Nikolaus, 56, Oshkosh, WI, died suddenly Aug. 28, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh.

Vicki was born June 16, 1954, in Menominee.

She is survived by her husband, Scott Nikolaus, Oshkosh; mother, June (John) Maier, Peshtigo; mother-in-law, Christine (David) Misterek, Oshkosh; father-in-law, Daryl (Robin) Nikolaus, Eagle River; step-mother, Valerie Fuller; sib lings, Judi Stevenson (Doug Moffett), Peshtigo, Linda Traut (Ll), NY, Lori Balletta (Tony) Fuquay Varina, NC, Thomas (Ronnie) Hudson, MI, Tonya (KC) Guns, Middle Inlet, Brenda (Brian) Fuller, Wausaukee, Todd (Linda) Fuller, Middle Inlet, David (Jackie) Fuller, Wausaukee, Daniel Fuller, Wausaukee, Troy (Michelle) Fuller, MI, Scott Fuller, MI, Kevin Fuller, Marinette, Wayne Fuller, Green Bay, Kim Roberts, Menominee, Mary Jo (Dennis) Kanniainen, Menominee, and Trudy (Scott) Pogrant, Menominee, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by father, Richard Fuller, and grandparents, Russell and Mildred Fullr and George and Mable Cairns.

A memorial service will be held Sept. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Menominee, located on 10th Ave. A memorial fund has been established for Vicki.
Robert Oliver PDF Print E-mail
Robert Thomas Oliver, 68, Stephenson, died Sept. 5, 2010, at Bay Area Medical Center following a brief illness.

Bob was born July 16, 1942, in Ypsilanti, MI, to the late Joseph and Dorothy (Schwass) Oliver. On Sept. 4, 1965, he married Sally Diehm at St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Stephenson. He and his wife owned and operated the Stephenson Pharmacy from 1968 until 1996. He en joyed the outdoors, family and friends and was an avid car enthusiast. He was a member of St. Stephens Lutheran Church and was also an EMT with the Mid-County Rescue 114 for many years.

He is survived by his wife of Stephenson; daughter, Chandra (Michael) Kohler, Chandler, AZ; son, Thomas (Kathryn), Spangdahlem, Germany; two grandchil dren; two brothers, Richard (Bev) Miller, Ludington, MI, and John (Janet) Oliver, Belleville, MI; and a sister-in-law, Lois Miller, Colorado Springs, CO. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Family and friends may call at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, Sept. 10 from 3 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 6 p.m. Memorials may be made to VFW Auxiliary Cancer Fund, Barb Palzewic Hope Memorial, or the Charity of your choice.
Jeffrey Poquette PDF Print E-mail
Jeffrey Poquette, Lorena, TX, died Aug. 22, 2010.

He was born Oct. 14, 1962, in Hermansville, to Bernard and Harriet Poquette. He graduated from North Central Area High School. He married Gale Patterson May 23, 1986, in Waco, TX. He served in the US Army during the first Gulf War participating in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After his honorable discharge, he re turned to Central Texas mak ing his home in Lorena. He was a truck driver. He loved cooking, especially bar be cuing and smoking brisket. He enjoyed telling, pulling and hearing jokes and sto ries. He was a Detroit Lions fan.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Laura (Ray) Vernon, and Tammy (Dan) Toliver; two sons, David (Holly) Compton, and Galen (Mandy) Ihlenfeldt; parents; a sister, Patti; two brothers, Chris and Eric; grandfather, Clifford LeBombard, nine grandchildren, aunts and un cles. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother and grandfather, Alfred and Violet Poquette; maternal grandmother, Margaret LeBombard; and his uncle, Lester Poquette; his grand daughters, Kayla and Selina Bissette.

Funeral services were held Aug. 26, at Grace Gardens
Llewellyn Waldo PDF Print E-mail
Llewellyn Harold Waldo, 83, Carney, died Sept. 5, 2010, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

He was born April 27, 1927, in Carney, to the late Roy and Ella (Bryson) Waldo. On Oct. 18, 1952, he married Eileen Bonjean in Wilson. He was owner and operator of Waldo Lumber Company for many years working well into his 70s. Llewellyn en joyed making furniture and cabinetry. Going to camp, hunting and fishing were some of his favorite activi ties. He was a member of the Wilson Seventh-day Adventist Church.

He is survived by his wife of Carney; daughter, Kathy Betters (special friend, Joe Skrobiak), Carney, two granddaughters, two great-grandchildren; brother, Darwin (Betty) Waldo, Colorado Springs, CO.

Visitation , Military rites and prayer service were held Sept. 7 at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home. Funeral ser vice was held Sept. 8 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wilson. Burial was in Nadeau Township Cemetery.
Rose Wheeler PDF Print E-mail
Rose P. Wheeler, 96, Powers, died Aug. 30, 2010, at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital in Mequon, WI.

She was born Oct. 16, 1913, to the late Stanley and Anna (Fromholtz) Klock in Ashland, WI. On Oct. 29, 1945, she married Robert Wheeler in Great Falls, MT, while they were both serv ing in the U.S. Army. Rose was a member of the Tony Revord American Legion Post 244 and the Catholic Order of Foresters. She loved cooking, baking, knitting, crocheting and so cializing with her friends. She also loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann (Patrick Doug) Cashin; two grand sons, two great-grandchil dren; one brother-in-law, Francis Wheeler; two sis ters-in-law, Alice Becker and Jean Wheeler, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, and one sister.

Friends called Sept. 4 at Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Spalding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Neumann Church in Spalding with Fr. Emmett Norden officiating. Burial took place in the Spalding Township Cemetery with the Tony Revord American Legion Post 244 assisting with military rites. Visit the website at www.allofh.com to send on line condolences to the fam ily.

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