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Edward P. Neuens PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:21

Edward Neuens died Monday, May 15, at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. The Fredonia resident was 83.

Mr. Neuens was born Aug. 2, 1933, son of  Oliver Neuens and Florence Jacque Neuens.  He grew up in the Fredonia area and attended high school in Port Washington.  

In 1952, Mr. Neuens joined the U.S. Marine Corp, serving in Korea. He was honorably discharged in 1955.  

After returning home, he worked at the family business, Neuens Lumber, in Fredonia. He was a member of the American Legion Post 410 and the Saukville Rifle & Pistol Club.

Mr. Neunes enjoyed shooting, hunting, and fishing up north.  

He is survived by fiancée Cynthia Zettler of Fredonia, and sisters Carolyn Thompson of Severna Park, Md., and Sarah (Paul) Ansay of Verona.  

He is preceded in death by his parents.

In accordance to Mr. Neuens’ wishes, private funeral services will be held.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

 
Laura M. Moore Jacque PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:21

Laura M. Moore Jacque of Port Washington enjoyed writing. 

Mrs. Moore Jacque, 50, passed away Tuesday, May 9, at her home in Port Washington.

She was born in Columbia, Miss., graduated from Wingfield High School and attended the University of Southern Mississippi pursing a degree in psychology. She was a member of Alta Woods Baptist Church for many years. She was self-employed as a massage therapist. Her hobbies were writing and practicing yoga. 

Survivors include her husband Greg Jacque; her sons John (Shelby) and Andrew both of Byram, Miss., and Greggory of Port Washington; parents Lark and Sandra Hammond of Terry, Miss.; sister Lesa (Jeffrey) Shuping of Sumter, S.C. and Lana (John) Goins of Terry, Miss.; granddaughter Madeline Grace Moore; and close friends Andy and Satu Matinpalo of Finland.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 17, at Alta Woods Baptist Church in South Jackson, Miss.

A memorial education account has been established at BMO Harris Bank , Saukville, on behalf of her son Greggory.

 
Marvin Krier PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:20

Marvin N. Krier of Port Washington enjoyed many hobbies.

“My father liked to build model airplanes and do needlepoint,” his daughter Kathy said. “He also loved flying, fishing and hiking all around Wisconsin.”

Mr. Krier, 92, passed away on Friday, May 12. He was born to Ernest and Anna Jacoby Krier on Aug. 14, 1924 in Milwaukee. 

He is survived by his daughter Kathy (Peter) Perazzo of Nevada, his best friend and life partner Adeline Schmitz of Port Washington; sister Betty (Dave) Hucke of Milwaukee; sisters-in-law Diane Krier of Milwaukee and Barbara Krier of Indiana.

Mr. Krier was preceded in death by his wife Ruth; brothers Leroy, Wesley, Bob and Tom; and sister Marilyn DeBoth.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 19,  at Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington from 4 to 7 p.m.  Military honors will take place at the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. There will be a private family internment.

 
Carole Sepstead PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:20

Carole Sepstead of Grafton was a volunteer extraordinaire.

Mrs. Sepstead was Ozaukee County Salvation Army president, volunteered for the Red Cross, St. Ben’s Books, the Grafton Library and was an active member at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Sepstead died in Milwaukee on May 13.

She was born in 1937 in New Berlin to Walter and Helen Butzlaff.

She grew up in Wausau and later lived in Mt. Pleasant and Grafton.

She married Thomas Rohloff of Wausau, who preceded her in death after 52 years of marriage.

She later married Sheldon Sepstead.

Mrs. Sepstead worked as a dental assistant, bank teller, social worker for Racine County Social Services, child support specialist in Ozaukee County Social Services and for 11 years was the general manager of St. Vincent de Paul Country Thrift Shop in Port Washington.

As general manager, she was responsible for transforming a small thrift shop into the “Marshall Fields on the lake,” a model for other thrift shops nationally. She and her husband Sheldon played Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Thrift Shop every Christmas, distributing gifts to hundreds of children over the years.

Mrs. Sepstead enjoyed her friends, family, being up north, gardening, reading, writing and cooking.  She also enjoyed living in San Antonio.

Besides her first husband, Mrs. Sepstead was preceded in death by two grandchildren and sister Ruth Ann Butzlaff.

She is survived by her children Robert, Cheryl and Thomas Rohloff and Sean Sepstead; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her brother Richard Butzlaff of Texas.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 22, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Grafton.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Donations to St. Paul’s Lutheran School Tuition Fund, Grafton Public Library or the charity of choice are encouraged.

 
James Thompson PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:19

James W. Thompson of Port Washington loved hunting, fishing, skeet shooting and cooking.

“He put 95 years of life into 75 years. He did a lot of living,” son-in-law Jeff Barber said.

Mr. Thompson, 75, passed away at his home in Port Washington on Friday, May 12, from natural causes.

He was born in Milwaukee on March 18, 1942 to Ellsworth and Roma Thompson. He graduated from Nathan Hale High School in West Allis and studied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee School of Engineering. 

He was a supervisor at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab in Illinois. 

In 1989 he moved to Wisconsin and worked at Roma’s in Cedarburg until 2000. 

Mr. Thompson is survived by a daughter DeAnna (Jeff) Barber of Cedarburg; sons Tim of Cedarburg, Robert of Nebraska, Marshall of Florida; brother Neil (Barbara) of West Bend, grandchildren Hayden Thompson, Payton Thompson, Haley Barker; former wives Sharon Thompson of Port Washington and Victoria Lence Thompson of Florida.

A memorial service will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, at First Congregation Church in Port Washington. Pastor Jeff Suddendorf will preside.

 Visitation will take place at the church from 3 to 5 p.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington.

 
Raymond Wendt PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:19

Raymond Wendt loved to make people laugh with his stories.

“He was a bartender his whole life and ran bars and restaurants since he was 19,” daughter Ashley Wendt said of her father, who ran Ray’s Clubhouse at Port Washington’s American Legion Post 82 for 24 years. “He was a true storyteller.”

Mr. Wendt died Saturday, May 13, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon. The Grafton resident was 73.

He was born Nov. 3, 1943, in Milwaukee.

Mr. Wendt is survived by his wife Jane of 49 years;  sister Clara Hamilton (Robert) and Tess Pilarzyk; brother Peter Wendt (BJ); daughters Marie Recknagel (Chris) of Milwaukee, Raymond Wendt (Sandra) of Fox Point, Nicola Creeley (Kevin) of Lake City, Minn., Sachia Wendt of Mequon and Ashley Wendt of Corpus Christi, Texas; and grandchildren Tristan, Aidan, Ada, and  Talon. 

Mr. Wendt was an honored veteran that served in the U.S. Marine Corp and owned several businesses throughout his lifetime.  

He was an avid fisherman, a history buff, and loved to travel with his wife.

A private celebration of Mr. Wendt’s life will be held June 5.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family in support of funeral costs are requested.

 
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