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Shirley M. Race       


     Shirley M. Race, 80, of Peshtigo, passed away     August 21, 2015 at St. Mary Hospital in Green Bay.  Born September 27, 1934, son of

the late Harry and Lucille

(Dix) Ebner, she married Harold K. Race September

3, 1955 at Porterfield

Lutheran Church.  Harold preceded her in death June 8, 2015.  They would have celebrated 60 years of mar-

riage this fall.  Shirley

enjoyed crafting, needle point and fishing.  She is survived

by, a son, Kenneth (Tonia) Race; a          


Marilyn A. Peterson            


      Marilyn Ann (Borths) Peterson, 84, passed away August 12, 2015 at Aurora Baycare Medical Center. 

Born May 23, 1931 in Menominee, Mi, daughter of the late Emil and Anna

(Miller) Borths, she gradua-  ted from Menominee High School in 1949.  Marilyn married Allan A. Peterson    and the couple celebrated 61 years of marriage. She lived    in Menominee, Marinette and in Peshtigo since 1961.  Marilyn worked at       

James F. Ganter             



    James Francis Ganter

passed away on Sunday morning, August 16, in the peaceful northern Wisconsin woods, the place he loved

best. James was born in Marinette and lived his life in Peshtigo and Marinette, working many years along-

side his brother and father at

Badger Paper Mill and then another many years building  great vessels as a fab shop operator at Marinette Marine. James was a tireless worker and was happiest        

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Alvin W. Mueller




Alvin W. Mueller, 90, died, peacefully, August 31, 2015, at Rennes Health Center West after suffering a stroke.  Born July 3, 1925 in Marinette, son of the late William and Margarete (Wilken) Mueller, he married the former Edna Mae Hollis.  She preceded him in death December 30, 2011.  Alvin served his country with General Patton in the US 3rd Army during WWII.  He was a member of the Wisconsin National Guard Red Arrow Division and the 20 Year Club.    Alvin was previously employed by M & M Box Company and later worked at Scott Paper Mill/Kimberly Clark until his retirement in 1986. 

He is survived by, 2 sons, Alvin Mueller Jr. and William (Tricia) Mueller;  3 daughters,  Cynthia (Clifford) Adams, Suzanne O’Meara and Sandra (Rocky) Slawinski.  Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Along with his parents and his wife, Edna, Alvin was preceded in death by, 7 sisters. 

Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 4, at Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home from 2:00 pm until time of services at 4:00 pm with Pastor Ken Michaelis officiating.  Burial with Military rites will be held, 11:00 am, Saturday at Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo.





Ethel E. Bergeson



Ethel E. Bergeson, 98, passed away August 25, 2015 at the Luther Home in Marinette where she was a resident.  She was born September 16, 1916 daughter of the late John and Anna Bergeson.  Ethel lived most of her life in Rockford, Illinois, where she was employed as a pediatric nurse, then moved to Rochester, Minnesota and then to Marinette.  Ethel is survived by a nephew, Kent Finger of Peshtigo.  Along with her parents she was preceded in death by, 2 brothers, Carl & Leander and 2 sisters, Bertha and Ruth.  No formal funeral service will be held and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo.  Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family.