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Elmer Guseck           


     Elmer Guseck, age 90,  Marinette, passed away

August 29, 2014 at Bay Area Medical Center.  Born April

25, 1924 son of the late Emil

and Augusta (Stank) Guseck,

he married the former Caroline

M. Depner March6, 1948 in Oconto Falls.  She preceded

him in death April 05, 1995.  Elmer farmed up until his retirement and enjoyed

gardening, fishing, hunting

and especially  his hounds

dogs.  He is survived by, 2

sons, Lynn (Audrey) Guseck

of Porterfield and Ron       


Rand R. Lange         


    Rand R. Lange, 59, life-long resident of Peshtigo (Grover) passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 after a courageous battle with brain cancer.  Born July 18, 1955, he was the son of Mylon and Janet (Hartwig) Lange.  He graduated from Peshtigo

High School in 1974. On

June 5, 1976, he married Jeanne Drewery at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Grover and they celebrated 38 years of marriage. Rand was an

avid marksman and trap-shooter and      

Michael John Gardon     




    Michael John Gardon, 57,

of Peshtigo, was called to eternal life unexpectedly on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2014, due to a heart attack.  Born in Menominee, MI. on July 5, 1957 to Charles C.

and Mary Ann (Pesch)

Gardon, he attended St.

Mary’s Catholic Grade 

School and graduated from Marinette Catholic Central

High School in 1975.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Marquette University in 1979.  On Nov. 5, 1983, he married the former Margaret (Peggy) Klumb at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in        

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Audrey M. Glass


Audrey M. Glass, age 94, formerly of Porterfield, passed away on September 23, 2014 at Bay Area Medical Center.  Born July 11, 1920 daughter of the late Thomas and Nina (May) Joy she married John M. Glass November 21, 1942 in Marinette.  John preceded her in death December 13, 1994.  Audrey was a lifelong member of Harmony Methodist Church and Woman’s Society, instrumental in the  annual church “Harvest Supper”,  and held many different positions on the church council and taught Sunday school.  She held many offices for the Marinette County Homemakers Association, was project leader for the Little River 4-H Club and was well known for being Grand Campion Jelly Roll baker at the Marinette County Fair.  Audrey was a caregiver to many friends and relatives.  She took great pride in being a Grandmother, enjoyed supporting Ashley and Lee in their activities and proud to see them graduate from college.  She attended Ashley and Adams wedding in April of this year.

Audrey is survived by, a daughter, Donna (Kenneth) Wangberg;  2 grandchildren, Ashley (Adam) Prew and Lee (fiancé Kaelyn Wojcik) Wangberg; a brother, Tom (Jackie) Joy; many nieces and nephews;

 and a sister-in-law, Micheline Schilling.  Also survived by special friends, Sophie Denowski, Richard and Carol Denowski and Chuck and Patti Champagne. 

She was preceded in death by, her parents, her husband, a sister and brother-in-law, Orlene (Asa) Weed and 2 nephews, Gene Weed and Richard Glass.

Visitation will be held Saturday, September 27, at the Harmony Methodist Church from 11:00 AM until time of services at 2:00 PM.

Pastor Kevin Dembinski and Pastor Ronald Helgerson will be officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Peshtigo.  Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.





John E. Noonan


John E. Noonan age 86, died September 22, 2014 surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born January 11, 1928 in Baraboo, WI. to Arthur and Dorothy Noonan.  In January 1950 he graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison receiving a BBA degree.  On July 18, 1953 he united in marriage with Pauline Thingvold.  The marriage was blessed with four children.  He spent his working years as an accountant with several companies in positions of increasingly responsibility.  After retirement he spent many years in Reedsburg, WI.  When his health declined he came to live in Peshtigo, WI. where he spent the last five years of his life.

The hobbies he enjoyed were, golfing, tennis, a fondness for all things trains and travel.  He was a very generous, loving father and husband.  He was a generous man with a kind heart, who cared about his fellow man.  Volunteering his time to tutor individuals with reading handicaps, donating blood, and being a very good Catholic steward for the churches he belonged to.   John is survived by 2 sons, Mike (Roxanne) Noonan and Paul (Maribel) Noonan; 2 daughters, Diane Murphy and Therese Spradlin; Eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; multiple step-grandchildren; multiple step-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Also survived by a brother, Robert Noonan.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and his wife.

John’s ashes will be buried in the grave of his wife at the cemetery in Blue River, WI.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.