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Janice Carolyn Funk

Janice left us on Monday March 17, 2014, in Kingsford, Mich., at the age of 88.

She was the firstborn of James C. and Beulah B. (née Brigham) Huff and grew up in the Alvin-Nelma area of Forest County.

After graduating from Elvoy High School in Nelma, her family moved to the Flint area of Lower Michigan to work in plants for the war effort. There she meet and married Chester D. Funk.

In 1948, she and Chet moved back to

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Father William Horath

Father William Horath, age 81, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Fr. Bill served in the Diocese of Superior since his ordination to the priesthood on June 15, 1975.

He was ordained to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood, by Most Reverend George Hammes, at Immaculate Conception Church in Rhine­lander on June 15, 1975.  He became the Assistant Pastor of St. Joseph Church in Rice Lake in July of 1975.

Fr. Bill was the Local Director of the marriage

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 12:41 PM
Theodora ‘Teddy’ Letts

Teddy Letts of Omaha, Neb., died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hast­­ings, Neb.

A family memorial service will be held at the family home near Eagle River, Wis. Memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Association or Arthritis Foundation.

Private condolences may be sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is ser­ving the family.

She had been residing in Hasting

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 12:40 PM
Crystal Beth Lemmons-Ruck

Devoted daughter, sister and aunt

Crystal Beth Lemmons-Ruck, 24, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at her Eagle River home with her family by her side.

Crystal was born March 22, 1990, in Libertyville, Ill., to Jodi Ruck.

In 2008, Crystal graduated from Phelps High School.

Crystal is survived by her mother,

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Henry ‘Hank’ B. Sayner

Henry “Hank” B. Sayner, age 90, of Green Valley, Ariz., formerly of Sayner, Wis., died Dec. 16, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Sayner. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to the time of the service at the church.

Memorials would be appreciated to the Vilas County Historical Museum or the Plum Lake Library.

Online condolences may be expressed at


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