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Rodney M. Nowakowski

Rodney M. Nowakowski of Eagle River died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at his home. He was 61.

Private services were held and burial took place at Arlington Cemetery in Milwaukee.

Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services of Woodruff and Minocqua is serving the family.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:25 PM
Gordon A. Parnitzke
Gordon A. Parnitzke

Gordon A. Parnitzke, 74, of Eagle River, Wis., died suddenly in the caring arms of the love of his life, Lois, on the night of Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. He joined his father, mother, brother and sisters in Heaven.

Gordon was born on May 5, 1939, in Sheboygan, Wis., to Rudolph and Martha Parnitzke.

Gordon spent much of his life in Sheboygan, where he met his wife, Lois (Miller) Parnitzke. They met at Sheboygan County Teachers College and married on March 21, 1959.

Gordon received his teaching degree and started

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:24 PM
Beulah A. ‘Grandma Beulah’ Sweeney
Beulah A. ‘Grandma Beulah’ Sweeney

Beulah A. “Grandma Beulah” Sweeney, 91, of Sheboygan, went on a peaceful journey to be with her Lord on Thurs­day, Jan. 2, 2014, at Harmony House, where she had been a resident.

Born Feb. 27, 1922, in Sheboygan, Beulah was a daughter of the late Avery and Emma Kuehn Buss.

On Nov. 16, 1946, she married James Sweeney.

Beulah worked for Cranberry Products of Eagle River

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:23 PM
June B. Vermoch

June B. Vermoch, 76, passed away peacefully at her home in  St. Germain, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on July 12, 1937, to Herbert and Buellah (Hanaburg) Conklin in Jamaica Long Island, N.Y.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, playing bingo and participating in PrimeTimers and Shipmates.

June was preceded in death by both parents;

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:21 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, January 15, 2014 2:31 PM )
John W. Antonuk

John W. Antonuk, age 83, of Three Lakes, died on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, after a brief illness.

John was born on April 27, 1930, in Hiles, Wis.

His early education was in Hiles. After graduating from Crandon High School, John attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

His education was interrupted by service in the U.S. Air Force, where he served as an intelligence officer during the Korean War.

After his service he returned to college at McKen­dree University,

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:45 PM
Vivian Dehn

Vivian Dehn, a longtime resident of Eagle River, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital. She was 64.

Mrs. Dehn was born June 9, 1949, in West Bend, to Everett and Angele Taylor.

Her interests included gardening, reading, scrapbooking and collecting.

Survivors include her husband, Howard, of Eagle River; mother,

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:44 PM
Martin J. ‘Marty’ Draeger

Martin J. “Marty” Draeger, age 83, died Jan. 1, 2014, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wis.

Marty was born in Racine, Wis., on Dec. 27. 1930, to William C. Draeger and Laura Forster.

Shortly after graduation from high school in March 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was honorably discharged in March 1953 as a sergeant.

In May 1954, Marty married Donna Pansch of Racine. They were divorced in 1980.

He graduated from the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science and joined his father and brother in the Draeger Funeral Home in Racine.

He left the business and

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:44 PM
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

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