Monday, May 13, 2013
Sweeney, 90, worked 35 years for Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co. and raised funds for the construction of Dominican High School.
Monday, May 13
Blessed husband, loving father, cherished grandfather and loyal friend. Edward Leo Sweeney was born August 18, 1922 in Reedsburg, WI and born to eternal life on May 8, 2013. Edward was the youngest of six children born to the late Edward and Ida (nee Byrne) Sweeney. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he worked for the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co., retiring as Director of City Sales after a 35 year career. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Frances Marion Sweeney (nee Graessle) of Glendale; daughter Mary Ellen of Highland Park, ILL. and sons James (Rita) and Patrick (Candace) both of Milwaukee. He is further survived by grandchildren Megan, Ryan, Bridget and Gabrielle, and by six great-grandchildren. Owing to his faith and belief…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A longtime resident of Whitefish Bay, Niedermeyer served in the Navy and was dedicated to his career at WISN TV.
Tuesday, April 23
Frederick D. Niedermeyer, a longtime Whitefish Bay resident, died peacefully on April 16 at the age of 85. Beloved husband for 63 years of Annette C. Niedermeyer. Loving father of Scott (Susan) Niedermeyer and Nancy (Carl) Trimble. Devoted grandfather of Ryan Niedermeyer, Kyle (Shannon) Trimble, Tyler (fiancée Becky) Trimble and Brittany Trimble. Devoted great- grandfather of Conner Trimble. Fred was proud to have served his country in the Navy during WWII. He was extremely dedicated to his career with WISN TV (Channel 12) for 35 years as an account executive. Visitation was held at the Feerick Funeral Home on April 22. Memorials in Fred’s name may be made to the Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee WI 53202.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Whitefish Bay resident passed away Thursday at the age of 61.
Tuesday, April 2
Joan M. Plant (nee Kleczka) entered into Eternal Life on March 28, 2013 at the age of 61. Plant was a resident of Whitefish Bay, and a beloved daughter of Richard S. and Shirley A. (nee Srnec) Kleczka. Loving sister of Janet A. Lorenz. Dear aunt of Brandon (Valerie) Lorenz and great-aunt of James Lorenz. Further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and all the many children she taught throughout her life. Family will greet friends on Wednesday, April 3, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Feerick Funeral Home, followed by a service honoring Joan’s life at 6:30 PM. Obituary provided by Feerick Funeral Home
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
A former Whitefish Bay resident, Paquette was a mother of four and was involved at St. Monica Parish.
Tuesday, March 26
A long-time Fox Point resident who formerly lived in Whitefish Bay, Paquette entered Eternal Life on March 21, 2013 at Elizabeth Residence in Bayside. She was 92; proceeded in death by husband Louis James Paquette on Feb. 5, 2000. Born in International Falls, Minnesota, raised in Fort Francis Ontario Canada, Jane Paquette (nee Tiefenbacher) enjoyed throughout her high school years the outdoor life of the Rainey Lake area on her parents’ summer island, and the snowy fun of skating and curling on the frozen lake in town. She traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to attend the St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 1941. This is where she met and married Dr. Louis Paquette on Sept. 29, 1942 at Holy Rosary Church in Milwaukee, …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Rooney worked as a commercial artist, was a Girl Scout leader and worked to save the elm trees of Whitefish Bay.
Thursday, March 21
Marjorie Rooney (nee Williams) passed away, March 19, 2013. Born, August 12, 1922, Rooney was preceded in death by her parents, Constance (nee Miller) Williams and Robert N. Williams; and her brother, Franklin (Buzz) C. Williams. Survived by her brother, Robert (Susan) N. Williams; sister-in-law, Helen Williams; and her children, Steve (Andrea) Rooney, Kathleen (Thomas) Mannlein, David Rooney, and Laura Rooney; her grandson, Alex Parsons; and other dear relatives and friends. Midge served in the Navy in World War II, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, worked as a commercial artist at the Milwaukee Journal and at B.Altmans in Manhattan, before her marriage to Wallace Rooney (deceased). She was a Girl Scout leader, …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The longtime Whitefish Bay resident passed away last week at the age of 83.
Tuesday, March 12
Marilyn F. Hackbarth (nee Koehnen) died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 5, 2013 at the age of 83. Longtime resident of Whitefish Bay. Best friend beloved wife for 62 years of Gordon Hackbarth. Loving mother of Kurt (Marybeth) Hackbarth, Jody, and Eric Hackbarth. Proud grandma of Catherine and Jennifer Hackbarth. Special friend of Scout. Marilyn was a graduate of Milwaukee State Teacher College. She went on to be a kindergarten teacher and touched many lives as the director / teacher of the Bayshore Nursery School. Marilyn was a longtime member of Bayshore Lutheran Church. She was an avid runner, winning many awards in Al’s Run, Lombardi Run for Daylight, Dinosaur Dash, the UWM Alumni Association Run and many, many …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The former Whitefish Bay resident passed away Monday at the age of 94.
Wednesday, February 20
Nancy M. Schneider (nee Walker) entered Eternal Life on February 18, 2013 at the age of 94. Resident of the Milwaukee Catholic Home, formerly of Whitefish Bay. Beloved wife of the late Gordon B. Schneider, DDS. Loving mother of Margaret (Mark) Allen, John, Catherine Burns, Jane (Larry) Rebro, Mary (Jim) Kobach, James, Thomas, Paul (Debby), Mark (Karen), Carol (Dennis) Yost, and David (Molly) Schneider. Proud grandmother of 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Charles (Betty Ann) Walker. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and good friends. Nancy was proud to serve her country in the Women’s Army Corp as a Nurse in WWII. The family will greet friends on Saturday, February 23 at the Milwaukee …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Whitefish Bay resident passed away Wednesday at the age of 85.
Monday, February 4
Gotthart, Margaret L. “Margie” (nee Fransee) entered Eternal Life on January 30, 2013 at the age of 85. Resident of Whitefish Bay. Beloved wife for 63 years of Bernie Gotthart. Loving mother of Thomas (Cindi) Gotthart and Robert (Ellen) Gotthart. Caring grandmother of Shalimar, Jarrett (Sarah), Erik, Michael and Monica. Caring great-grandmother of Violet. Dear sister of Gene Fransee. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Six of Margie’s sibling preceded her in death. Visitation to be held at the Feerick Funeral Home on Friday, Feb. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Whitefish Bay on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at Holy Cross …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Castillo, a former Whitefish Bay resident, passed away last week at the age of 87.
Monday, January 28
Marcelo G. Castillo, M.D. entered Eternal Life on January 23 at the age of 87. Castillo was a resident of Milwaukee and a former resident of Whitefish Bay. Beloved husband for 60 years of Magdalena (Nee Elicano) Castillo. Loving father of Wilfrido (Kathy) Castillo, Marcelo (Susana) Castillo, Jr., Teresa (David) Milroy, Cristina (Kevin) Costello and Rebecca (Casey) Cronin. Cherished grandfather of Sarah, Jason, Stephanie, Phillip, Benjamin (Joanna), Samantha, Ryan, Clare and William. Cherished great-grandfather of Magdalena, Andrew and Mara. Dear brother of Julia (Rodolfo) Gonzalo, Lourdes (Jaime) Serrano and the late Cesar (Antonia) Castillo. Further survived by other relatives and good friends. Visitation will be held at the Feerick …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A longtime Whitefish Bay resident, Wheeler served in the Navy and ran a business with his wife Ginny. He passed away Wednesday at the age of 90.
Wednesday, January 23
James H. Wheeler, Jr. entered Eternal Life on January 23 at the age of 90. Resident of Eastcastle in Milwaukee, former resident of Whitefish Bay. Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan to James and Marvel Wheeler on August 16, 1922. Beloved husband of Virginia “Ginny” M. (nee Bade) Wheeler. Loving father of Michael (Debra McNair) Wheeler, MD. of Mequon, Dana Terracina of San Antonio, TX, Mary Catherine “Kate” (John) Mehan of Milwaukee and the late James H. Wheeler, MD., III. Cherished grandfather of James H. Wheeler, IV, Rachel Wheeler, Michael Wheeler, Thomas Wheeler, Peter Terracina, Paul Terracina, Margaret “Meg” Mehan and John A. “Jack” Mehan, Jr. Also survived by his sisters, Connie (the late Phil) Adamek of Menominee, MI, Joan (the late Earl) …