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Menominee County Journal Obituaries | Week of November 26, 2009

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Menominee County Journal Obituaries | Week of November 26, 2009
Eunice Weinschrott PDF Print E-mail
Eunice E. Weinschrott, 89, Stephenson, died Nov. 20, 2009, at Roubal Care
and Rehab, Stephenson.

Eunice Ester Parrett was born July 29, 1920, to the
late Howard and Cecelia (Loche) Parrett in Stephenson.

She is survived by four great-grandchildren, three grandchildren; a son,
Allen Dill and daughter, JoAnne (Skip) Dufour, both of Bark River.

Visitation was held at the Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson. Mass of
Christian Burial was held Nov. 24 at the Precious Blood Church. Father Corey
Litzner officiated.

Entombment was Nov. 25 in Gardens of Rest Mausoleum, Escanaba.
 
Anna Steiner PDF Print E-mail
Anna Marie Steiner, 95, Wallace, died Nov. 18, 2009, at Roubal Care and
Rehab, Stephenson.

Anna Marie Schrei was born Oct. 3, 1914, to the late
Franz and Anna (Wagner) Scheri, in McKees Rocks, PA. In 1933 she married
Julius Steiner. He preceded her in death in 1974. Anna worked as a legal
secretary.

She is survived by one daughter, Anna A. (Hugh) Dunphy, Frankfort, IL; and a
son, Joseph Steiner, Wallace, three grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 23 at Precious Blood Church,
Stephenson, Father Corey Litzner officiated.
Burial was held Nov. 24 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.
Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, assisted the family.
 
Ida St. Juliana PDF Print E-mail
Ida Mary St. Juliana, 94, Hermansville, died Nov. 18, 2009, at Dickinson
Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 30, 1915, to the late Joseph and
Valentina (Sudiro) Malone in Tenefly NJ.

Friends called Nov. 21 at St. John's Neumann Church in Hermansville. A Mass
of Christian Burial was celebrated there Nov. 21 with Fr. Michael Vichich
officiating.

Burial took place in the Meyer Township Cemetery.
The Allo Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Spalding assisted the family.
Visit www.allofh.com to send online condolences to the family.
 
Florence Schomer PDF Print E-mail
Florence Margaret Schomer, 87, a resident of Menominee, died Nov. 20, 2009,
at home.

Florence Menor was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Marinette, to the late
Henry and Emma (Bartels) Menor. She married Raymond Schomer, Jan. 15, 1949.
He preceded her in death March 1, 2003. Florence was a member of
Resurrection Parish and the Royal Neighbors. She worked for Emerson Electric
in Menominee for 16 years. She was an avid Menominee Maroon fan, and Chicago
Cubs baseball and Green Bay Packer fan.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan Leet, Little Chute, WI, and Janet
(John) Lyman, Menominee; one son, Donn (Jodi) Schomer, Marinette, five
grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren;
one sister, Marian Martin, Marinette, and friends.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six
brothers and three sisters.

Friends called at the Cadieu Funeral Home. A Catholic Mass of Christian
Burial was offered Nov. 24 from Resurrection Parish, Menominee. Rev. Fr.
Michael Chenier officiated.
Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.
 
Harold C. (Phil) Phillipo PDF Print E-mail
Harold Charles Phillippo, 89, life-long resident of Stephenson and area
businessman, died Nov. 20, 2009, after a long illness.

Phil was born in the family home March 15, 1920, the youngest of five children of the late Claude
and Alta (Ziese) Phillippo. A 1937 graduate of Stephenson High School, Phil
attended Marquette University, until he was drafted the week before Pearl
Harbor. Following officer candidate school at Yale, he served in the US Air
Force in the Pacific Theater throughout WWII. He was discharged in November
1945 with the rank of captain and returned to Stephenson where he married
Dorothy Marie Beaudoin Dec. 27, 1945.

A true member of The Greatest Generation, following his return from the war
he threw his energy into his family and community. Phil joined, and later
owned, the Phillippo Insurance Agency, founded in 1937 by his father and now
in its fourth generation of family operations. He and other returning young
veterans started a precision drill team that won many statewide competitions
in the 1950s. Phil was a founding member of the Stephenson Volunteer Fire
Department, was a Cub and Boy Scout leader, headed up the Mid-Menominee
County March of Dimes fund drive at the height of the polio epidemic, and
held many offices in Godfrey Anderson American Legion Post No. 43 in the 63
years he was a member. He was an active, lifelong member of the Stephenson
United Methodist Church.

He and Dorothy were members of North Shore Golf Club for over 50 years. He
had two holes-in-one to his credit at U.P. courses. He enjoyed sports and
was an avid fan and lifelong supporter of Stephenson High School and its
sports program, attending games near and far for many decades.

Phil is survived by his wife; his five children, 12 grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren; Lory Phillippo and her daughters, Amy (Hylton) Haynes
and AriAnne (Paul) Sprenkle and their children Katharine Haynes and Charlie,
James and Noah Sprenkle; John Phillippo and his sons, Steffan and Quentin;
Mary Phillippo (Todd Parker) and their son Aidan; Joel (Hollie) Phillippo
and their daughters Sarah (Bill) Johnston, Abbie, Shelby (Jordan) Beck, and
Kelsey Phillippo; and Jim Phillippo (Jan), his daughter Allison (Tom) Van
and daughters Morgan and Veronica, and his sons Colin (Jamie) and daughter
Leah, and Jordan (fiancé Theresa). He is also survived by his sister Grace
Parrett, two nephews Ron (Betty) Phillippo and Dale (Sharon) Phillippo and
two brothers-in-law Gerry (Lorraine) Beaudoin and George (Toots) Beaudoin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his two brothers and their wives,
Roy and Clara, and Fred and Violet, by his sister and her husband, Blanche
and Quentin Lindstrom, and a devoted Aunt Minnie Ziese.

There will be a visitation at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, Dec.
3 starting at 4 p.m. with Veteran Services at 7 p.m. The funeral will be
Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. at the Stephenson United Methodist Church.
Burial will follow in Stephenson Township Cemetery.
 
Curtis Folstad PDF Print E-mail
Curtis Folstad, 93, W6204 18th Ave., Menominee, died Nov. 18, 2009, at
Rennes East.

He was born Feb. 21, 1916, to Samuel and Selma Folstad of
Menominee (immigrants from Norway).

On Dec. 5, 1942, he married Emily Barstow in Helena, AR, where he was
stationed in the service as a pilot in the Army Air Corps. Following the end
of WWII, he and Emily resided in Menominee, where for many years, they owned
and operated Folstad Implement Company. Curtis was a long time member of the
Civil Air Patrol, the NRA, Grace Episcopal Church and a frequent
participant at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marinette. He was an avid
sportsman; enjoying deer hunting, trout fishing, upland bird hunting, duck
hunting, bicycling, cross country skiing, canoeing, berry picking and just
being outdoors.

He is survived by his daughter, Susan (John) Gremmer, Winneconne; his son,
Larry, Menominee, a grandson, a niece and two nephews.
On Feb. 17, 2009, his wife, Emily, preceded him in death, as did his three
sisters, Sigrid Langohr, Amy Cord and Louise Looby.

Memorial services were held at the Cadieu Funeral Home Nov. 20. Deacon
Jackie Everson officiated. The 20 Year Club held Military Honors.
Burial was in Cedar River Cemetery, Cedar River.
 
Elizabeth Bengtson PDF Print E-mail
Elizabeth McGuire Bengtson, 99, Menominee, died at home, Nov. 16, 2009.

She was born June 10, 1910, to the late Thomas and Nelllie (Murray) McGuire in
Menominee.

Elizabeth graduated from St. John's Elementary School and then from
Menominee High School in 1929. She married Gilbert M. Bengtson, Sr., Sept.
18, 1937, at St. John's Church in Menominee. He preceded her in death April
of 1996. She worked for Wisconsin Bell/AT&T Company for 13 years. She
enjoyed praying the Rosary daily, exercising, reading, bird watching and
cheering on the Green Bay Packers. She was a member of Holy Spirit Church,
St. Ann's Sodality, the league of Sacred Heart, the Society for the
Propagation of the Faith, and the Marinette Elks Club.

She is survived by three sons, Dr. Timothy A. (Kathryn) Bengtson, Lawrence
KS, Thomas A. (Barbara) Bengtson, Williamston, MI, and Patrick F. Bengtson,
Menominee, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Gilbert,
Jr.; and four sisters, Margaret Olesen, Bernice Schwala, Katherine Tausheck
and Jane Dobija.

Friends called at the Thielen Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass was held at Holy
Spirit Church on Nov. 21 with Rev. Ronald Skufca officiating.
Burial was in Riverside Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Emergency Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 547,
Marinette, WI 54143.
 


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