Obernberger, Beatrice M. (26 July 1917 – 17
Frank J. (4 Feb. 1908 – 15 Apr. 1991)
* STRATFORD – A private memorial service will be held at a later date for Frank J. Obernberger, 83, Stratford, who died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.
Cremation Society of Wisconsin is handling arrangements.
He was born Feb. 4, 1908, in Stratford, to John and Josephine (Kaiser) Obernberger. He married Beatrice Flink June 20, 1936, in Stratford.
He and his wife owned the bowling center in Colby, Buck-A-Neer Supper Club, Rozellville, and the Sky Light Supper Club, Athens.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Dale of Stratford and Larry of Portland, Ore.; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Geraldine) Belanger of Athens and Mrs. Eugene (Elaine) Schlag of Marshfield; one brother, Louie of Stratford; three sisters, Mary Weigel of Stratford and Barbara Miller and Gertrude Brehm, both of Racine; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents and five brothers and sisters.
Ockerlander, John (1 Feb. 1891 – 14 Aug. 1954)
* Funeral services for John Ockerlander, 63, who died Saturday at St. Mary’s hospital, Wausau, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Helke Funeral Home. Internment was made in the Rest Lawn cemetery, at Wausau.
Mrs. Ockerlander died Oct. 7, 1950, and his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ockerlander, died July 19.
Mr. Ockerlander was born in Milwaukee Feb. 1, 1891, and was married to Edith L. Waterman at Omaha, Neb., Oct. 1, 1914. In 1921, they came to a farm in the town of Mayville and lived there until 1941, when they moved to Wausau.
He is survived by a son, Jack Ockerlander, Santa Monica, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Francis (Ruth) Melvin, Abbotsford; Mrs. James (Carol) Reed, Essex Junction, Vt.; and Mrs. Robert (Doris) See, Wausau; a brother, Lawrence Ockerlander, Madison; and five grand children.
Ockerlander, John Mrs. (1892? – 7 Oct. 1950)
Alice (1 June 1923 – 29 Mar. 2008)
* MOSINEE -- Alice O'Connell, 84, Orland Park, Ill., formerly of Mosinee, died Saturday, March 29, 2008, under the care of Palos Community Hospice at her daughter's home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. April 11, 2008, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Knowlton. Burial will be in Mosinee Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Friday, April 11, at the church. Alice and her late husband, Philip, were owner/operators of Camp DuBay Shores.
Survivors include three children, Sharon (Richard) Landgraf, Orland Park, Ill., Thomas (Teresa) O'Connell, Mosinee, and Daniel O'Connell, Marshfield; and three grandchildren. Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, assisted the family with arrangements.
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 9 Apr. 2008
Alice O'Connell, 84, Orland Park, Ill., formerly of Mosinee, passed away with family members at her side Saturday, March 29, 2008, at her daughter's home under the care of Palos Community Hospice.
She was born June 1, 1923, in Chicago, the daughter of the late Thomas and Agnes (Fornaciari) Thompson. She married Philip O'Connell and had three children. Together they moved to Mosinee as owner/operators of Camp DuBay Shores in 1975. Phil died June 8, 1983. After selling the business a few years later, Alice returned to Crestwood and traveled with her children and grandchildren. For the past nine years she alternately lived with each of her children, Sharon (Richard) Landgraf of Orland Park, Ill., Thomas (Teresa) O'Connell of Mosinee, and Daniel O'Connell of Marshfield. Alice enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She adored her grandchildren, Kaitlin (Andrew) Bohacek, Madison, Jacquelyn Landgraf, New York, N.Y., and Brian O'Connell, Phoenix. Besides her parents and husband, Alice was preceded in death by her sister, Kay Reed; and a daughter-in-law, Teresa (Rebman) O'Connell.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2008, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Knowlton. The Rev. Joseph Grassl will officiate. Burial will be in Mosinee Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Friday until time of services at the church.
Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, assisted the family with arrangements.
The family requests memorials in Alice's name be made to a hospice program of choice.
Cecil H. Oehler (31 Mar. 1902 – 1 Feb. 1986)
G. (26 Oct. 1942 – 13 Feb. 2009)
* SPENCER -- Arnold G. Oehme, 67, of Spencer, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, in the emergency room at Saint Joseph's Hospital.
Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer, is assisting the family with arrangements.
A complete obituary will be published in the Monday edition of the News-Herald.
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 17 Feb. 2009
SPENCER -- Arnold G. Oehme, 66, of Spencer, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, in the emergency room at Saint Joseph's Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer. Interment with military honors including participation of the Patriot Guard will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Veteran's Field of Honor at the Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer.
Mr. Oehme was born Oct. 26, 1942, in Milwaukee, the son of Guenther and Eleanore (Ortmann) Oehme.
Arnold was a career veteran, serving in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. He was also a Vietnam Veteran.
In 1991, following his retirement from the Air Force, Mr. Oehme came to the Marshfield area where he was employed as an over-the-road driver for Roehl. He also operated the Marshfield Clinic Shuttle Bus for three years.
Arnold is survived by his sons, Kevin (Isabelle) Oehme, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Keith (Robin) Oehme, Vail, Ariz.; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sisters, Eileen M. Sirois, Glendale, Kathleen Ash, Sussex, and Richard (Ann) Oehme, Cedarburg.
Emil G. Oertel (6 Feb. 1894 – 4 Aug. 1918)
William H. (3 Feb. 1916 - 31 Jan. 2002)
* William H. Oestreich, 85, Marathon, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002 under the care of Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Community Health Care Wausau Hospital.
Funeral services were held Monday, at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Marathon. The Rev. Jon Hadler presided. Burial was in the Edgar Cemetery.
*** Note: His date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.
William H. Oestreich, Marathon, Comfort Care and Hospice Services, Community Health Care, Wausau Hospital, St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jon Hadler, Edgar Cemetery.
Okray, Peter A. (22 June 1941 – 5 July 2008)
* Peter A. Okray, 67, Madison, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2008, at the Hospice Care Center, Fitchburg. Peter had endured a lengthy and valiant skirmish with lymphoma.
He was born June 22, 1941, to Ralph and Helene
(Waterman) Okray. Peter graduated from Monona Grove High School in 1959 and
continued his studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he received
his bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. He became engaged on Valentine's Day
and was united in marriage to Catherine A. Cline on July 17, 1965. They made
their home in Wausau, where he taught English and was an active participant in
faculty governance at the UW colleges until his retirement in 1999. Peter was a
scholar of life and the universe in an insatiable search for truth. In frequent
contact with former students appreciative of his guidance, he wore his "toughest
professor" designation as a badge of honor. He specialized in British Literature
with a particular focus on the life and writings of Charles Dickens. Peter held
extremely high standards for himself, his family and his students.
Sadie O’Leary (? – 1 Dec. 1907)
Felice (27 May 1910 – 1 Jan. 2000)
* ATHENS – Felice Omelian, 89, Athens, died Jan. 1, 2000, at her home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Poniatowski. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home in Edgar and again from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.
She was born May 27, 1910, in Cicero, Ill. She had dairy farmed in the town of Rietbrock.
Survivors include two daughters, Rose Kijak of Mosinee and Cathenne (Ronald) Schuette of Stratford; one son, Frank (Gen) Omelian of Athens; 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; two brothers, Edward (Lucille) Sienicki of Spencer and John (Irene) Sienicki of Indiana, and three sisters, Pearl Abbott of Hammond, Ind., Frances (Lester) Doty of Portland, Ore., and Stella Baugher of Walkerton, Ind.
Orgish, Bertha (13 July 1872 – 16 July 1935)
* Mrs. Michael Orgish, a resident of Spencer since 1911, died of heart trouble Wednesday of last week at the Marshfield hospital, where she had undergone an operation for a ruptured appendix. Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s church, Colby, Rev. L. J. Lang officiating, Saturday morning and internment was made in the St. Mary’s cemetery. Mrs. Orgish’s condition had been considered favorable and her death was unexpected. She had been in ill health for a number of years, suffering from a complication of ailments.
Bertha Hoffmann was born July 13, 1872, in Germany. At the age of 13 she came to America with her parents, settling in Brooklyn, N.Y., where they resided for several years before coming to Wisconsin. She lived with her family on a farm near Unity until her marriage to Michael Orgish on May 5th, 1891, at St. Mary’s church, Colby. After their marriage the couple made their home in Stevens Point and about one mile north of Colby, moving to Spencer in 1911.
Besides her husband she is survived by six sons, John, Stephen, Robert, and Joseph of Spencer; Carl, Kenosha; and Paul, Oak Creek, Colo.; four daughters, Mrs. Emma Kaulfuerst, Milwaukee; Mrs. Tressa Brown, Stevens Point; Mrs. Rosella Johnston, West Allis; Miss Bertha Orgish, at home, and 21 grandchildren.
A sister, Mrs. Joe Yaeger, Wisconsin Rapids, and two brothers, Herman Hoffman who resided on the home farm, and Robert Hoffman, Medford also survive.
A son, Michael, 45, and a daughter, Mrs. Kate Reed, 30, preceded her in death five years ago. Another daughter, Mrs. Anna Reed, died in 1918.
Marie (21 July 1909 - 24 Sept. 1999)
* Marie Orlikowski, 90, of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999 at her Florida home.
She was born July 21, 1909, in Medford, daughter of the late George and Amalia (Halm) Rosner. She married Alexander Orlikowski on Nov. 30, 1939, at St. John's Catholic Church, Wuertzburg. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1981.
Marie Orlikowski moved to Port Richey from Athens on May 15, 1999. She was a member of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church in Port Richey, and St. Anthony Catholic Church in Athens; she was a member of the Parish Council of Catholic Women.
Survivors include five daughters, Rose Caliva, Port Richey, Amalia Lewis, Goulais River, Ontario Canada; Frances Pecher, Shawano, Kathleen Wilson, Milwaukee; and Therese Wilson-Suday, West Allis; two sons, David Orlikowski, Eagle River; and Gerard Orlikowski, Athens; 29 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lorraine Murkowski, Wausau. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and sons, Daniel, Michael, Lawrence and Alex Orlikowski Jr.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Athens. The Rev. Randy E. Olson presided. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Athens.
Ort, Ralph D.
(23 Oct. 1933 – 20 Jan. 2004)
* EDGAR – Ralph D. Ort, 70, of Edgar died at home on Jan. 20, 2004, under the care of Saint Joseph’s Ministry Health Care.
Mr. Ort was born Oct. 23, 1933, to Edward and Irene (Jenkel) Ort in the Appleton area. On March 13, 1952, he married Grace Huven at St. James Catholic Church in Monico. He worked in the logging industry most of his life. Together, with his sons, he grew and sold Christmas trees. He and his family operated a tavern in Monico from 1972 to August 1982. Mr. Ort was involved in town politics from 1963 through 1976, including four years as chairman of the town of Monico in Oneida County. His family *** Note: The middle portion and end of this article was cut off and was not available at the time of transcription.
*** four great-grandchildren and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.
He is further survived by one brother, Gerald (Carol) Ort, Clintonville; two sisters, Mary Jane (Lyle) Kaddatz, New London, and Karen (Robert) Horsley, Sun City West, Ariz.; and three sisters-in-law, Betty Ort, Appleton, Marlene Ort, Iola, and Doris Ort, Wisconsin Rapids.
Mr. Ort was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in the town of McMillan with the Rev. Anthony L. Straseske officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Marshfield. Pallbearers will be his friends, Gary Bradley, Tim….
Ortmeier, Conrad (18 Dec. 1853 – 13
Ortmeier, Louise (1 May 1855 – 2 Aug. 1935)
* Mrs. Conrad Ortmeier died at the home of her son, Henry, in the town of Hull last Friday afternoon, Aug. 2, old age weakness of two weeks duration being the cause of her departure. Funeral services were held at the Reformed church Monday, Rev. H. K. Hartmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Elmore Heinz, Allen Heinz, Alfred Heinz, Elmore Dehne, Roland Heinz and Paul Dehne. Flower girls were Irene Ortmeier, Gertrude Dehne, Mrs. Elmore Heinz and Milda Heinz.
Louise Rehne Ortmeier was born in Germany May 1st, 1855, thus reaching the age of eighty years, three months and one day. She came to this country with her parents in 1857 and settled with them in Manitowoc county. She was married to Conrad Ortmeier on April 9th, 1880, in the town of Newton, Wis. They cleared a farm where they lived for many years coming to the Colby vicinity in 1916.
The deceased is survived by her husband and two children, Mrs. Edward Dehne of Colby and Henry Ortmeier of Unity. Also one brother, Aug. Rehne of Manitowoc, and two sisters, Mrs. Albert Wolf and Mrs. Louis Sohn, both of Cleveland, Wis.
Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. Fred Heinz, Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Heinz and Carol Mae, Allen Heinz, Alfred Heinz, Roland Heinz and Milda Heinz of Manitowoc, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kracht, Mr. and Mrs. Bender, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Burchhardt and Mrs. Jacob Burchhardt, Sr., of Plymouth, Mrs. Carl Wedepohl and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Gensman of Merrill, Mr. Herman Ecke, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ecke, Mrs. John Berglin and Mrs. Edw. Clark of Shawano and Mrs. Peter Burchhardt of Stratford.
Corrine Crystal (16 Feb. 1954 – 23 Oct. 1998)
* ATHENS – Corrine Crystal (Tolk) Ostrowski, 44, Athens, died Oct. 23, 1998, in Iowa.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Athens. Burial will be in Salem Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Hamburg.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church Gym and again from 12:30 until service time Thursday at the church. Kraemer Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
She was born Feb. 16, 1954, in Wausau. She had been employed at Marathon Cheese Company. Surviving are her husband, Pat Ostrowski of Athens; son, Trevor Ostrowski of Athens; daughter, Tricia Ostrowski of Wellesley, Mass., mother, Avila Tolk of Athens, sister, Cheryl Zimmermann of Wausau; brother, Dwight (Linda) Tolk of Edgar; and maternal grandmother, Martha Grell.
Ouimette, Victor (1880 – 8 Apr. 1913)
* Victor Ouimette, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ouimette of the town of Holeton, died at the hospital in Rochester, Minn., on Tuesday, April 8th, where he was receiving treatment. The remains were brought to Abbotsford and the funeral held there, last Saturday, under the auspices of the Masons. Several Masons and others from here were in attendance.
*** Note: Victor’s year of birth is from a cemetery index for Abbotsford City Cemetery in Mayville Township, Clark County, Wisconsin.
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