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Thomas R. Mueller         

    Thomas Richard Mueller, 65, of Peshtigo, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital of Milwaukee, with his wife and loving children by his side, on November 27, 2014.  Tom was born September 28, 1949 in Valparaiso, Indiana to Richard and Marie (Day) Mueller.  A graduate from Wolcott High School in 1967, he married Mary Jane Engeldinger on November 6, 1971 at St. Williams Catholic Church in Menominee, Michigan.  Tom was employed as a Manufacturing        


Luella "Lou" Swiatnicki        


   Luella “Lou” Swiatnicki, 84.  On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, Lou went to be

with the Lord.  Following a few strokes over the summer, Lou was courageous in her battle this last week with pneumonia and congestive heart failure.  She was well cared for this week at Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette and prior to that Rennes West in Peshtigo.  Throughout her final days

she was surrounded by her children and grandchildren

as well as all of the good thoughts and prayers of her friend           

Francis "Snort" Dupuis       



   Francis “Snort” P. Dupuis, 89, of Peshtigo, passed away November 17, 2014, at Rennes Health Center West.  Born December 30, 1924 son of the late Edmund and Emilie (Archambault) Dupuis, he was a life-long member of St. Mary Catholic Church.  Francis retired from the city of Peshtigo as lead man and mechanic. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He sailed the Great Lakes, was a member of the American Legion and a talented woodcarver.  He is survived by,      

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Milton E. Dettman



Milton E. Dettman, age 84, of Peshtigo passed away on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at St Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.  Born Oct. 31, 1930 to the late Raymond and Myrtle (Limberg) Dettman, he was a graduate of Peshtigo High School. He later served his country in the United States Army from 1955-1956. On June 13, 1959 he married the former Adeline Wiedemeier and the couple shared 55 years of marriage together. Farming most of his life, he also worked at Wiedemeier’s saw mill and in his later years at Wal-Mart.   Milton is survived by his wife Adeline; 2 sons, John (JoAnn)  and Dan Dettman of Peshtigo; 3 daughters, Connie (Levi) Chaney of Marinette, Lisa (Douglas) Huss of Lincoln Ne. and Vickie Wilson of Gulf Breeze, Florida; 9 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by, a son, Raymond; a son in law, Steven Chaney; and 2 brothers, Roland and Ralph.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Dec. 15th  from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in Peshtigo. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm and will be conducted by Pastor Luke Myslik. Burial will take place at the Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo.  Berth & Rosenthal is assisting the family.  Pallbearers will be Mike and Steven Chaney, Jacob Dettman, Andrew & Adam Huss and Todd Polzin.






Ralph Arthur Schneider



Ralph Arthur Schneider, 75, of Peshtigo, passed away December 6, 2014 at his home. Ralph was the oldest child born to Archie & Regina (Kort) Schneider on October 3, 1939 in Lena, WI.  A 1957 graduate of Coleman High School, he married the love of his live, Patricia Pesch, on November 7, 1964 and they had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  The couple was blessed with 3 daughters.  In his early years, Ralph was employed at Coleman Furniture in Coleman and later was employed at Lon’s Implement in Lena where he worked side by side with his brother Mike.  After Lon Implement closed, he worked at Belle Plain Implement in Shawano, WI.  and afterwards started his trucking business along with working at Peshtigo Livestock.    Presently he was employed at the Peshtigo Times doing trucking and maintenance.  He enjoyed antique tractors and spending time with family and friends at his cabin in Iron River.  Ralph is survived by, his wife of 50 years, Patricia; his 3 daughters, Kathleen (Scott) Gabriel,  Mary Price, both of Peshtigo and Patti Stibbe of Marinette.  4 grandchildren, Rachael (Justin Seguin), Kortney and Tyler Price of Peshtigo and Makaylah Stibbe of Marinette;  2 great-grandsons, Brayden and Logan Kodric; 2 sisters, Noreen (Leonard) Torzala of Milwaukee and Kathleen Schneider of Coleman; and a brother Michael Schneider of Coleman; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary Ann (Charles) Gardon and Lois Pesch of Peshtigo.  Also survived by a special friend, Eric Morois of Marinette.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leo & Anna Pesch; a son-in-law, John D. Price; a brother-in-law, Leo Pesch Jr and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, James & Carol Schubart.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo from 5:00 pm until time of funeral Mass at 7:00 pm.  with Rev. Father Robert Karuhn officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Peshtigo.  Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Pallbearers will be, Chuck, Pete, Pat & Chris Gardon, Justin Seguin and Eric Morois.