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Thomas V. Reif   


   Thomas V. Reif, 73, of Peshtigo, passed away October 6, 2016 .

Born August 6, 1943 in Marinette, son of Doris “Teedee” (Garrigan) Reif and the late Jerome Reif, “Tiger Tom” played football for Peshtigo High School , #21, until graduating in 1961.  He married the former Dawn Marie LaValley on July 21, 1962

at the American Lutheran Church in Oconto, WI.


John "Jack" R. Lund   




   John “Jack” Richard Lund,

73, of Peshtigo, passed away, Sept. 25, 2016, after a courageous 11 year battle

with Alzheimer’s disease. 

Born September 14, 1943 in Rhinelander, son of the late Richard and Helen (Caine) Lund, he served in the U.S. Navy for six years. Sept. 14, 1968 he married the love

of his life, the             

John "Jack" E. Peterson       




  John “Jack” E. Peterson,

73, of Peshtigo, passed away September 26, 2016 after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. Born

April 3, 1943 in Marinette,

son of the late John and Mildred (Bertrand) Peterson, he graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1962. John served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1964 – 1970.  July 9, 1966 he


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Jean Katherine Swiatnicki



On October 18th Jean Katherine Swiatnicki went home to be with her Father in Heaven.  Born in Sokoliki-gorskie Lowow Poland, September 14, 1929 to Joseph and Bernice Bohaczek, she came to America in 1949 and met the love of her life, Richard Vincent Swiatnicki and married June 14, 1952.  He preceded her in death June 11, 1994. 

Jean was an active member of St. Mary’s Parish in Peshtigo all her life and a 50 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary, along with County Line Homemakers, Sewing Circle, Polish Heritage Club of Marinette, Stephens Ministry, and volunteer at St. Mary’s Parish and Salvation Army Marinette.  Jean enjoyed cooking, sewing, crocheting, embroidery, gardening and was active in public speaking about her life in Poland as a child during WWII.

Jean raised 6 children, Kenneth, Diane (Kevin) King, John (Penny), Lawrence “Nick”, Walter “Frog”, and Richard “Buck”;  She also leaves behind 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and  her beloved brothers and sisters, Zigmunt Bohaczek of Peshtigo, Harriet Terpanier of Oconto, Richard (Judy) Bohaczek of Kenosha, Emily (Danial) Messenger of Peshtigo, Al (Vicki) Bohaczek of Menominee, MI, Bill (Debbie) Bohaczek of Tennessee, and Jennie Kalafut  and Joan Koscleiske, both of Illinois.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by brothers, Marion Bohaczek and Adam Bohaczek; a sister Nella Kalaska; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Walter and Lucille Wozniczka; and a granddaughter, Ashley Swiatnicki.

Visitation will be held Sunday, October 23, at Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home from 1:00 to 5:00 pm with a wake service at 2:00 pm.   A funeral Mass will be held Monday, 11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo with concelebrates Father Jesus Bascuna Berdol and Father John Harper.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo.