Gladys Mae Beattie, 75, Menominee Township, died Nov. 10, 2010, at the Menominee Care Center.
She was born Sept. 24, 1935, in Menominee.
Gladys spent her early life in the Stephenson area and was a graduate of Stephenson High School. She later moved to Wallace and for the past 17 years, resided in rural Menominee. She was a retired employee of Emerson Electric. She loved her pets, especially her dogs.
She is survived by three daughters, Diane Beattie (Duane Hubbard), Great Falls, MT, Sherril (Dave) Heckel, and Debbie (Mark) Grabowski both of Menominee, six grandchil dren and two great-grand children; a brother, Joe (Rosalie) Sakovitz, Wallace; and a sister, Rose Younk, Stephenson.
At Glady's request, no formal services were held.
Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home assisted the family.
Dawn E. Bettenhausen, 64, Fremont, CA, died Nov. 9, 2010, at home, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Dawn Elvina Larson was born July 20, 1946, to the late Edwin and Nannie (Anderson) Larson in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from high school in Huntsville, AL. She married Charles Bettenhausen April 14, 1968, in Huntsville. Dawn was known as an accomplished painter.
She is survived by her husband of Fremont; one daughter, Valerie Bettenhausen, Santa Cruz, CA; and one son, Mark (Amy), Shelbyville, KY, four grandchildren; one sister, Nancy (Norm) Wetterau, Dansville, NY; and one brother, Bob (Cindy), St. Joseph, MI, and cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at Bethel Mission Covenant Church, Wallace. Visitation will be from 12:30 until service time. Pastor John Lindt will officiate.
Burial will follow in Mellen Township Cemetery.
Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, is assisting the family.
Thomas G. Blake, 72, Menominee, died Nov. 13, 2010, at his home.
He was born Jan. 22, 1938, in Menominee, the son of Clarence and Emily Blake.
Thomas grew up in Menominee, and spent the greater part of his life there, after serving two years in the United States Navy. He married Ila Carney July 9, 1960. He was an avid fisherman. He loved practical jokes and enjoyed watching football.
He is survived by his wife; sons, Vince and T.J., four grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Richard (Pat) Blake, Janice Cairns, Linda (John) Doubek and Mary (Charles) Salewsky; brothers- and sisters-in-law, James Carney, Pete Carney, Laura Riley, Elaine (Don) Aldrich, Janet Cramar, Judy Thayer, Jerry Johnson and Carol (Ron) Haberstich; a god daughter, Marlo Evans, nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Blake.
Friends called at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home, Marinette, where services were held Nov. 16, with the Rev. Warren Waddell officiating.
Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.
Robert L. Borie, 86, died Nov. 16, 2010, at Roubal Care and Rehab. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, 906-753-2274, is handling arrangements. Full obituary will run next week.
Ralph (Chet) DeVoe, DeBary, FL, died Nov. 1, 2010.
He was born Sept. 18, 1921, to Chester and Dora DeVoe in Menominee.
Chet was the owner of Lawndale Dairy, Chet's Pickup in Marinette and also worked for Schneider Transportation of Green Bay.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandy, and two granddaughters all of California; two sisters, Mrs. Paul (Bernice) Ellmann, Green Bay, and Mrs. Raymond (Joyce) Francis, New Port Richey, FL, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Daniel Dakota; and sisters, Mrs. Michael (Lorraine) Fowler, and Miss Marie DeVoe.
Burial was in DeBary, FL.
Sophie Mary Flegiel, 85, died Nov. 12, 2010.
She was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Pittsville, WI, to Joh and Barbara (Brunner) Straka.
She married Alvin Flegiel Oct. 26, 1965. Mary trav eled and worked in several states before she married. She and her husband loved to travel. After Al's death in 2005, she moved to the Ludington Apartments in Marinette.
Mary loved flowers and birds.
She is survived by a brother, Martin (Joyce) Straka, Stephenson; nephews, Michael (Carla) Hoersch, Schofield, WI, John (Kim) Straka, Brownsville, AL, and Wayne (Margie) Straka, Keystone Heights, FL; nieces, Cathy (Ken) Hoersch, Wausau, and Michelle (Bob) Urbanc, Wilson.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Leo Straka and Richard (Elaine) Straka; and a sister, Margaret (Clarence) Hoersch.
Visitation is Nov. 18 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Holy Family Parish-Our Lady of Lourdes Church with service at 11 a.m. Father Joseph Dorner officiating.
Anderson Kell Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Marcy Jurmu, Escanaba, died Nov. 15 at home.
Visitation will be held Nov. 18 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. EST at Anderson Funeral Home, Ludington St., Escanaba (906-786-4232). Funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Escanaba.
Complete obituary next week.
Marion C. Kleikamp, 80, Powers, died Nov. 13, 2010, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility.
She was born Nov. 26, 1929, in Niagara, WI, the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Dembeck) Ponegalek. On Oct. 25, 1947, she married Royal Kleikamp at St. Francis Xavier Church, Spalding. He preceded her in death.
Marion and Royal owned and operated the 47 Tavern in Wilson for over 17 years. Amongst her many enjoyments in life, her favorite was spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by seven sons, Jim (Jean) Kleikamp, Gary (Barbara) Kleikamp, Ronald (Pattie) Kleikamp, Michael (Carol) Kleikamp, John Kleikamp, Bernard (Patty) Kleikamp and David (Sharon) Kleikamp; two daughters, Donna (Steve) Cappaert and Diane (Allen) Sacheck, 21 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; and an infant granddaughter, Karen Kleikamp.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. (CST) Nov. 18 at St. John Neumann Church, Spalding. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow visitation at 5 p.m. (CST) at the church with Fr. Michael Vichich officiating. A lun cheon will follow Mass in the church fellowship hall.
Burial will take place in the Spalding Township Cemetery.
The Allo Coolman Funeral Home of Spalding is assist ing the Kleikamp family.
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Kenneth James Olsen, 80, Menominee, died Nov. 12, 2010.
Kenny was born March 13, 1930, in Menominee, to the late James and Clara (Hachman) Olsen.
He graduated from Menominee High School. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star for heroism. He married Theresa Nolde Oct. 18, 1952, in Menominee. Kenny was a member of Resurrection Parish. He also was a mem ber of the VFW Post 1887 and the American Legion Post 146. He worked as a welder at the former Scott Paper Company in Marinette, for over 34 years, retiring in 1992. He liked the outdoors and en joyed hunting, working in his yard and tinkering in his garage but his greatest joy was his family.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Kent (Laura) Olsen, Victor, MT; two daughters, Kathryn Richardson, Mount Prospect, IL, and Kim (David) Janson, Menominee, 12 grandchil dren, six great-grandchil dren; one brother, Dale (Marilyn) Olsen, Menominee; and two sis ters, Jane (William) Fernstrum, Menominee, and Lorraine Ranach, De Pere.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kurt Olsen; and a brother, Doug.
Friends called at the Cadieu Thielen Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 16 at Resurrection Parish in Menominee. The Rev. Fr. Michael Chenier officiated.
Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee.
A memorial fund has been established in Kenny's name.
Gale Marie (Grenier) Panske, Bunceton, MO, died Nov. 6, 2010.
She was born April 13, 1962, to Patricia and Robert Grenier in Menominee.
Survivors include one son, Travis (Jennifer) Panske, Manitowoc; two sisters, Bonnie (Ralph) Keller, Marinette, and Cindy Crane, Menominee; three brothers, Robert (Robbie) Grenier (Bunna Peterson), Marinette, Wayne (Roger) and Leo Grenier, Menominee, one grandson, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation was held in Bunceton Nov. 10 and was attended by her family and friends she made while working at the Isle of Capri Casino in Boonville, MO.