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Verna Gacke

Verna Gacke, a resident of Eagle River since 1963 and formerly of Marathon, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Rhinelander. She was 98.

Mrs. Gacke was born Jan. 9, 1915, in Gunther to John and Hazel Duberstein.

Her interests included sewing, baking, gardening and fishing.

She supported many charitable organizations.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius;

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:43 PM
Marie P. Golner

Marie P. Golner of Eagle River, Wis., formerly of the town of Erin, died Dec. 31, 2013, at the age of 88 years.

Beloved wife of the late Jerome.

Loving mother of Patricia (David) Wand, Barbara (Pat) Collins, Thomas (Patricia), David (Terri), Jack (Laura), Richard (Dale) and the late James (Pamela) Golner.

Dear sister of Ruth Miller.

Further survived by 12 grandchildren;

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:43 PM
George La Buda

George La Buda, 78, of Glenview, Ill., and Eagle River, Wis., passed away Dec. 23, 2013.

Beloved husband of the late Connie; loving father of Mark (Randee) La Buda, Laura (Gilberto) Rios and Matthew (Erin) La Buda; cherished grandfather of Grace, Emanuel, Gabriel, Logan, Jackson and Harper; dear brother of the late Robert (Gerry) La Buda and LaVerne (George) Reding; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

George was a member of the choir at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Glenview, Ill.,

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:43 PM
Marcia A. Martinson

Marcia A. Martinson, 68, of Eagle River, Wis., went home to be with the Lord, her Savior, and her mother, from whom she was inseparable in life, on Dec. 31, 2013, after becoming seriously ill just over a year ago.

She worked for many years in the school system, and during the summers, she and her mother, Lorraine, ran the concession stand at Silver Lake beach.

Marcia loved caring for animals in need, had a great sense of humor and outlook on life, despite the challenges she faced. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her for who she truly was.

She is survived by her brother, Michael (Diane)

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:41 PM
Cecelia ‘Sallie’ Miller

Cecelia “Sal­lie” Mil­ler, age 91, of Sugar Camp, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Appleton Medical Center.

Sallie was born on Jan. 31, 1922, in Rhinelander, to the late Charles and Jenena (Golembeski) Burzynski.

She married Gordon Miller on Dec. 12, 1942, in Detroit; he preceded her in death on April 30, 2002.

Sallie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She graduated from Three Lakes High School in 1940,

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:40 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:42 PM )
Gordon Parnitzke

Gordon Parnitzke of Eagle River died Tuesday, Jan. 7,  2014. He was 73.

A funeral service will be  held Friday, Jan. 10, at noon at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Eagle River. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Our Savior Lutheran Church are appreciated by the family.

Condolences may be expressed at

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:34 PM
Theodore ‘Ted’ Zielinski

Theodore “Ted” Zielinski Jr. of Land O’ Lakes died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. He was 84.

Mr. Zielinski was born March 7, 1929, in Milwaukee, the son of Theodore and Gladys Zielinski.

He served in the U.S. Armed Forces and had been employed as a firefighter for the city of Milwaukee.

Survivors include two daughters,

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:34 PM
Robert Dickman

Robert Dickman, age 85, of Land O’ Lakes, Wis., passed away very peacefully surrounded by his family on our Lord’s birthday.

Bob enjoyed life to the fullest to the very end. He is now in peace with his beloved wife, Barbara.

Bob was employed by R.G. Moeller Co. in Grandville, Mich.

He was a member of the Hathaway Masonic Lodge in Caledonia,

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 9:54 AM
Dorothy E. Drews

Dorothy E. Drews, age 86, of St. Germain, WI, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.

She was born May 23, 1927, to Herb Holmquist and Margaret Witterholt in West Allis, WI. After graduating from Nathan Hale High School, she went to work at Allis-Chalmers where she met and married Ray Hintz. There they raised Ray’s two boys, Russ and Jack, then had two girls, Lin and Susie.

They moved to St. Germain from Milwaukee in 1968

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 9:54 AM
Carol J. Jaeger

Carol J. Jaeger, age 81, of Eagle River, passed into eternal rest on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie DeYoung Smola and Joe Smola, Eagle River, Lori and Chuck Hunter, Sugar Camp, Wendy and Dale Borowski, Mountain Home, Ark., and Penny and John Bialek, Manitowoc; eight grandchildren, Cassandra (Dean) Nemecek, Joshua Bellin, Justin (Kristy) Bialek, Chase (Laura) Hunter, Chado DeYoung, Cameron Hunter, Christopher Hunter and Nathan Bialek; nine great-grandchildren, Gage, Blake, Madison and Raegan Nemecek, Gabriel, Owen and Dylan Bialek, Ely DeYoung and Caleb Hunter; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Karen Foreman, Omaha, Ark.; and two sisters-in-law, Florence Foreman, Ponway, Calif., and Delores Jaeger, Manitowoc.

Carol is further survived by nieces,

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 9:54 AM

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