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Alma Marjorie Kehoe
Alma Marjorie Kehoe, age 90, of Marinette passed away July 23, 2014 at Bay Area Medical Center. Born February 26, 1924 daughter of the late James and Emilie (Pavlos) Melka, she married William M. Kehoe in Menominee, Mi. on February 18, 1947. He preceded her in death August 25, 1974. Alma was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and had worked at the Ansul Co. for many years. Alma is survived by, a son, William G. (Joann) Kehoe; and a daughter, Kolleen (David) Shehow both of Marinette; 4 grandchildren, Kara, Nikki, William and Jesse and 6 great-grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, William M. she was preceded in death by a daughter, Marjorie; 2 brothers and 5 sisters. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 28, at Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home from 1:00 pm until time of services at 2:00 pm with Sister Helen Plum SSND officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Peshtigo.
Kathleen Ann Thomas
Kathleen Ann Thomas, 71, of Peshtigo, passed away at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was born November 25, 1942 in Menominee, MI. to Walter and Ethel “Tootie” Strojny. Kathy grew up in Peshtigo and graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1961. She then graduated from Spencerian Business College of Milwaukee in 1963 as a court reporter/legal secretary. On June 22, 1963 she married Gene Thomas of Peshtigo and recently celebrated 51 years of marriage. Kathy worked as a secretary in the Civil Engineering Department at Michigan Tech while her husband attended college there and spent the balance of her working career as office manager/bookkeeper for Thomas Well Drilling of Peshtigo, and then as a caregiver for her mother and father-in-law. She will be remembered for her lifelong love of gardening, snowmobiling and knitting for her grandchildren and others. Kathy is survived by her husband, Gene; a son, Scott (Angela) Thomas of Peshtigo; grandchildren, Michael, Cameron, Connor, Carson and Marie; and great-granddaughter, Aviana; daughter-in-law, Annette Thomas of Plymouth, WI; a sister, Jane Gignac of Peshtigo; a brother, Gary (Lois) Strojny of Suamico; and her beloved dog, Lucky.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey; her brother, Daniel; her parents and mother-in-law and father-in-law.
In accordance with her wishes there will be no services. Many thanks to the BAMC staff for their compassionate care. Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family.