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Calvary Cemetery and Chapel of the Risen Christ

686 Fond Du Lac Avenue
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 923-2202
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Candlish Mach Funeral Chapel

31 East Division Street
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 921-4420
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Estabrooks Cemetery

N6710 Esterbrook Road
Fond Du Lac, WI 54937
(920) 922-0014
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Ledgeview Memorial Park and Chapel Mausoleum

N6250 County Road K
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 922-8059
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Rienzi Cemetery and All Faiths Chapel Mausoleum

N6101 County Road K
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 922-4543
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Shrine of Rest Chapel Mausoleum

N6250 County Road K
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 922-8059
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Uecker-Witt Funeral Home

524 N. Park Avenue
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 922-5110
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'Hits close to home': Area funeral directors face emotional burden from flood of fatal overdoses - TribDem.com

Monday, March 06, 2017

Times reported."We now call funeral homes immediately" to ask if there's space available, Betz told the newspaper. Lost generationIn Wisconsin, a local funeral home posted billboards on the city of Fond du Lac's main street after staff there became frustrated about burying "too many" young men and women due to drug overdoses.That Wisconsin undertaker displayed a funeral hearse and a grim message: "Side effect of heroin: Your vehicle changes."There was advice, too: "Be aware. Speak up. We can wait," the billboard showed.Funeral home operators across the nation are taking notice, according to Robert Biggins, a spokesman for the National Funeral Directors Association."It's probably topic No. 1 right now," said Biggins, a 40-year veteran of the industry who operates a funeral home in Rockland, Massachusetts."We're seeing cases where a funeral home might be seeing a family two or three times because there are siblings involved."And, somehow, it just keeps growing worse, he said."It's a tragedy that's taking away a good portion of a generation," Biggins said.'A mother's fear'Harris and Decort said no words can console grieving parents dealing with the reality they've suddenly lost a son or daughter."I've seen parents torn apart by it," Harris said.Too often, Decort said, he's sat down with parents who suffer silently or fight the fact that a drug like heroin was to blame."Let's face it," Decort said. "Drug addiction is a mother's fear because once it grabs ahold of a child, they feel there's nothing they can do."Harris said he's witnessed similar reactions.But as awareness about addiction and overdoses has become more public in recent years, Harris has seen a growing number of parents turn their anguish into action.Many are using their children's stories to reinforce the message that addition can claim anyone – that an overdose has consequences that consume families, friends and futures – not just addicts, he said."Suddenly, we're seeing people turn this horrible loss around and trying to use it as a teaching tool," Harris said. "That needs to happen more."Sudden deathYounger adults don't always make advance arrangements for their funerals.When death comes suddenly, families are left to pull together enough money to handle funeral arrangements, Harris said.It has become more common for families to turn...

Salem United Methodist to hold Longest Night service - Fond du Lac Reporter

Monday, December 26, 2016

Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)FOND DU LAC – The Longest Night worship service will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Salem United Methodist Church, 120 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac.The Longest Night is a special worship service designed to minister to those who do not find the Christmas season to be very merry. Those who are struggling with depression, grief, addiction, stress, job losses, health issues, financial difficulties or the death of a loved one are especially invited and encouraged to attend.RELATED: Church of Peace plans service of remembrance and hope, 94554332RELATED: Learn mindfulness and meditation Dec. 14, 94595020?The service will include music, Scripture readings, hymn singing and the lighting of candles. All are designed to offer hope and encouragement as well as a tangible way to convey caring and understanding.Light refreshments will be served after the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.Read or Share this story: http://fondul.ac/2hEGM4e...

Faces for Sept. 4, 2016 - Duluth News Tribune

Monday, September 05, 2016

Center; Kayla Ceryes, Denfeld High School, Benedictine Health Center; and Ying Moua, Denfeld High School, Dougherty Funeral Home; and (bottom row, from left) Jaylin Crain, North Woods High School, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College — Law Enforcement Program; Isaac Boedigheimer, Cloquet High School, Viverant; Kong Xiong, Denfeld High School, HMI Duluth; and Mathew Reese, Denfeld High School, Hillside Youth Theater Camp. Not pictured is Quinn Reamer of Denfeld High School who completed an internship at Great Lakes Aquarium.The Upward Bound Math and Science students, their respective high schools and internships include: Dustin Baker, William Kelley High School, UMD North Shore Summer Music Experience; Cheyenne DeRosier, Proctor High School, Valley Youth Center; Timothy Jessen, Carlton High School, Essentia, Benedictine Health Center, St. Luke's; Michael Ludwig, South Ridge High School, Sky Harbor Airport; Marissa Mikrot, Willow River High School, Benedictine Health Center; and Myrandah Thrun, Proctor High School, Northland Psychological.• Claire Gibbons of Duluth was one of four graduates from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, whose paper was published in the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Math Journal. The published paper is titled "Cops and Robbers on Oriented Graphs."Gibbons is pursuing a doctorate in mathematics with an emphasis in undergraduate mathematics education from Oregon State University in Corvallis. She is the daughter of Tom and Cami Gibbons of Duluth.•Elizabeth Alexson, a research assistant with University of Minnesota Duluth's Natural Resources Research Institute, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies and University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program for using sediment cores to reveal aspects of the St. Louis River estuary environmental history.Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will factor Alexson's study into policy decisions about the river, part of which has been listed as a Great Lakes Area of Concern since 1987.Alexson earned her master's degree in water resources science in July from UMD and plans to pursue a doctoral degree.• Milwaukee (Wis.) School of Engineering announced Brianna Eales of Duluth graduated with honors, earning a degree in biomolecular engineering.• Duluthians Erik Richgels and Danielle Wines earned master's degrees in business administration and special education, respectively, from Bemidji State University.• Kathryn Sheetz of Grand Rapids graduated with high distinction from the University of Minnesota Crookston where she earned a degree in biology and health sciences.• University of Wisconsin-Superior announced the following local students graduated with master's degrees.Stacy Desmond of Cloquet and Jason Abrahamson of Superior earned master's degrees in clinical mental health.Thereasa Hansmeier of Duluth and Jessica Brown of Maple received master's degrees in guidance and counseling.Duluthians Angela Bushey and John Peterson obtained master's degrees in human relations and special education: emotional/behavioral disabilities, respectively.Danna Livingston-Matherly of Lake Nebagamon and Leah Moore of Duluth received master's degrees in instruction.

Roger V. Karls - Tri-County News

Monday, September 05, 2016

Schneider, Justin (Miriah) Schneider, Courtney (Tom) Ockwood and Tyler Karls; two step-grandchildren, Lydia and Laurel Smith; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law Anthony “Tony” Schmitz of North Fond du Lac; two sisters-in-law, Rose Birschbach of Fond du Lac and Lillian (Owen) Beck of Oakfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceding him in death were his parents, John and Louisa Karls; his wife Lyla; his daughter Judy Karls; sisters and brothers, Viola (Alois) Forstner, Ludvina (Walter) Mueller, Clara (Francis) Dreifuerst, Florence (Albert) Mand, Ben Karls and his first wife Dolores and his second wife Esther, Clem (Evangeline “Vangie”) Karls, Leona (Edwin) Schneider, Francine Schmitz and her first husband Clarence Stephany, Angeline Karls, an infant sister; in-laws, Jerome (Florence) Nett, Donald Nett and Eugene Birschbach.A Mass of Christian Burial for Roger will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg (N9288 CTH W, Malone). The Rev. Gary Wegner, OFM Cap. will officiate. Entombment will be in the Shrine of Rest Chapel Mausoleum at Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery in Fond du Lac. Family and friends may call at the Sippel Funeral Home, 1311 Thorp St., St. Cloud, on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 4 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning at the church in Johnsburg from 10 until 10:45 a.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 8 p.m.Sippel Funeral Home is assisting the family. For additional information, please contact the Sippel Funeral Home in St. Cloud at (920) 999-2291 or visit www.sippelfuneralhome.net.

Former Fond du Lac chairman Pete Defoe dies - Pine Journal

Monday, July 04, 2016

Peter “Pete” Defoe, former chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and former president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, died Monday of complications from diabetes and heart failure. He was 77.Defoe had been the band's secretary and treasurer for 16 years before retiring in 2002 to care for his wife, who was sick with cancer and passed away in 2004.Defoe became Fond du Lac tribal chairman in July 2004 after defeating Robert “Sonny” Peacock, who had been the band's chairman since 1988. He was also elected president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, comprised of six Minnesota Ojibwe bands, in 1998 and again in 2000.Defoe resigned the tribal chairmanship in September 2006 with little explanation and was replaced by Karen Diver. Defoe tried to make a comeback in 2012 but was defeated by Diver. Although he won the majority of votes cast on the reservation, absentee ballots gave Diver the majority in that race.Kevin Dupuis, the incoming chairman of the Fond du Lac band and a friend of Defoe’s, said he was proud to h...

Arlin Gieschen

Monday, June 13, 2016

GIESCHEN, ARLIN A.Arlin A. Gieschen, 73 of North Fond du Lac, WI and Fox Lake, Illinois, passed away May 29, 2016, in the arms of his beloved wife and best friend Bobbi Gieschen (nee Sherman), following a long illness. Devoted father of Kenneth Gieschen (Nicole Suchomel), the late Steven Gieschen, Seth (Pamela) Sherman and Jason (Lori) Sherman. Loving and Devoted POP POP/Grandfather of Joshua, Sophia and Dakota. Josh was Arlin’s Buckaroo. Brother of Joyce (Richard) Betti, Lorna Heller and the late Delmar; brother in law of Elaine Geischen. Son of the late Siguard & Eena Gieschen. Proud serviceman for 17 years of Wisconsin Army National Guard, a devoted family man, a fisherman, boater and camper. Arlin devoted his life to his sons, giving them wise advice, sharing his great sense of humor , and undertaking his interfaith marriage to Bobbi as she is a Chicago Bears Fan and Arlin, of course a Packer Backer. Arlin can be remembered and carried in your hearts as having a quick wit and a steady personality, endearing qualities to al...

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'Hits close to home': Area funeral directors face emotional burden from flood of fatal overdoses - TribDem.com

Monday, March 06, 2017

Times reported."We now call funeral homes immediately" to ask if there's space available, Betz told the newspaper. Lost generationIn Wisconsin, a local funeral home posted billboards on the city of Fond du Lac's main street after staff there became frustrated about burying "too many" young men and women due to drug overdoses.That Wisconsin undertaker displayed a funeral hearse and a grim message: "Side effect of heroin: Your vehicle changes."There was advice, too: "Be aware. Speak up. We can wait," the billboard showed.Funeral home operators across the nation are taking notice, according to Robert Biggins, a spokesman for the National Funeral Directors Association."It's probably topic No. 1 right now," said Biggins, a 40-year veteran of the industry who operates a funeral home in Rockland, Massachusetts."We're seeing cases where a funeral home might be seeing a family two or three times because there are siblings involved."And, somehow, it just keeps growing worse, he said."It's a tragedy that's taking away a good portion of a generation," Biggins said.'A mother's fear'Harris and Decort said no words can console grieving parents dealing with the reality they've suddenly lost a son or daughter."I've seen parents torn apart by it," Harris said.Too often, Decort said, he's sat down with parents who suffer silently or fight the fact that a drug like heroin was to blame."Let's face it," Decort said. "Drug addiction is a mother's fear because once it grabs ahold of a child, they feel there's nothing they can do."Harris said he's witnessed similar reactions.But as awareness about addiction and overdoses has become more public in recent years, Harris has seen a growing number of parents turn their anguish into action.Many are using their children's stories to reinforce the message that addition can claim anyone – that an overdose has consequences that consume families, friends and futures – not just addicts, he said."Suddenly, we're seeing people turn this horrible loss around and trying to use it as a teaching tool," Harris said. "That needs to happen more."Sudden deathYounger adults don't always make advance arrangements for their funerals.When death comes suddenly, families are left to pull together enough money to handle funeral arrangements, Harris said.It has become more common for families to turn...

Salem United Methodist to hold Longest Night service - Fond du Lac Reporter

Monday, December 26, 2016

Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)FOND DU LAC – The Longest Night worship service will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Salem United Methodist Church, 120 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac.The Longest Night is a special worship service designed to minister to those who do not find the Christmas season to be very merry. Those who are struggling with depression, grief, addiction, stress, job losses, health issues, financial difficulties or the death of a loved one are especially invited and encouraged to attend.RELATED: Church of Peace plans service of remembrance and hope, 94554332RELATED: Learn mindfulness and meditation Dec. 14, 94595020?The service will include music, Scripture readings, hymn singing and the lighting of candles. All are designed to offer hope and encouragement as well as a tangible way to convey caring and understanding.Light refreshments will be served after the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.Read or Share this story: http://fondul.ac/2hEGM4e...

Faces for Sept. 4, 2016 - Duluth News Tribune

Monday, September 05, 2016

Center; Kayla Ceryes, Denfeld High School, Benedictine Health Center; and Ying Moua, Denfeld High School, Dougherty Funeral Home; and (bottom row, from left) Jaylin Crain, North Woods High School, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College — Law Enforcement Program; Isaac Boedigheimer, Cloquet High School, Viverant; Kong Xiong, Denfeld High School, HMI Duluth; and Mathew Reese, Denfeld High School, Hillside Youth Theater Camp. Not pictured is Quinn Reamer of Denfeld High School who completed an internship at Great Lakes Aquarium.The Upward Bound Math and Science students, their respective high schools and internships include: Dustin Baker, William Kelley High School, UMD North Shore Summer Music Experience; Cheyenne DeRosier, Proctor High School, Valley Youth Center; Timothy Jessen, Carlton High School, Essentia, Benedictine Health Center, St. Luke's; Michael Ludwig, South Ridge High School, Sky Harbor Airport; Marissa Mikrot, Willow River High School, Benedictine Health Center; and Myrandah Thrun, Proctor High School, Northland Psychological.• Claire Gibbons of Duluth was one of four graduates from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, whose paper was published in the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Math Journal. The published paper is titled "Cops and Robbers on Oriented Graphs."Gibbons is pursuing a doctorate in mathematics with an emphasis in undergraduate mathematics education from Oregon State University in Corvallis. She is the daughter of Tom and Cami Gibbons of Duluth.•Elizabeth Alexson, a research assistant with University of Minnesota Duluth's Natural Resources Research Institute, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies and University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program for using sediment cores to reveal aspects of the St. Louis River estuary environmental history.Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will factor Alexson's study into policy decisions about the river, part of which has been listed as a Great Lakes Area of Concern since 1987.Alexson earned her master's degree in water resources science in July from UMD and plans to pursue a doctoral degree.• Milwaukee (Wis.) School of Engineering announced Brianna Eales of Duluth graduated with honors, earning a degree in biomolecular engineering.• Duluthians Erik Richgels and Danielle Wines earned master's degrees in business administration and special education, respectively, from Bemidji State University.• Kathryn Sheetz of Grand Rapids graduated with high distinction from the University of Minnesota Crookston where she earned a degree in biology and health sciences.• University of Wisconsin-Superior announced the following local students graduated with master's degrees.Stacy Desmond of Cloquet and Jason Abrahamson of Superior earned master's degrees in clinical mental health.Thereasa Hansmeier of Duluth and Jessica Brown of Maple received master's degrees in guidance and counseling.Duluthians Angela Bushey and John Peterson obtained master's degrees in human relations and special education: emotional/behavioral disabilities, respectively.Danna Livingston-Matherly of Lake Nebagamon and Leah Moore of Duluth received master's degrees in instruction.

Roger V. Karls - Tri-County News

Monday, September 05, 2016

Schneider, Justin (Miriah) Schneider, Courtney (Tom) Ockwood and Tyler Karls; two step-grandchildren, Lydia and Laurel Smith; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law Anthony “Tony” Schmitz of North Fond du Lac; two sisters-in-law, Rose Birschbach of Fond du Lac and Lillian (Owen) Beck of Oakfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceding him in death were his parents, John and Louisa Karls; his wife Lyla; his daughter Judy Karls; sisters and brothers, Viola (Alois) Forstner, Ludvina (Walter) Mueller, Clara (Francis) Dreifuerst, Florence (Albert) Mand, Ben Karls and his first wife Dolores and his second wife Esther, Clem (Evangeline “Vangie”) Karls, Leona (Edwin) Schneider, Francine Schmitz and her first husband Clarence Stephany, Angeline Karls, an infant sister; in-laws, Jerome (Florence) Nett, Donald Nett and Eugene Birschbach.A Mass of Christian Burial for Roger will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg (N9288 CTH W, Malone). The Rev. Gary Wegner, OFM Cap. will officiate. Entombment will be in the Shrine of Rest Chapel Mausoleum at Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery in Fond du Lac. Family and friends may call at the Sippel Funeral Home, 1311 Thorp St., St. Cloud, on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 4 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning at the church in Johnsburg from 10 until 10:45 a.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 8 p.m.Sippel Funeral Home is assisting the family. For additional information, please contact the Sippel Funeral Home in St. Cloud at (920) 999-2291 or visit www.sippelfuneralhome.net.

Former Fond du Lac chairman Pete Defoe dies - Pine Journal

Monday, July 04, 2016

Peter “Pete” Defoe, former chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and former president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, died Monday of complications from diabetes and heart failure. He was 77.Defoe had been the band's secretary and treasurer for 16 years before retiring in 2002 to care for his wife, who was sick with cancer and passed away in 2004.Defoe became Fond du Lac tribal chairman in July 2004 after defeating Robert “Sonny” Peacock, who had been the band's chairman since 1988. He was also elected president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, comprised of six Minnesota Ojibwe bands, in 1998 and again in 2000.Defoe resigned the tribal chairmanship in September 2006 with little explanation and was replaced by Karen Diver. Defoe tried to make a comeback in 2012 but was defeated by Diver. Although he won the majority of votes cast on the reservation, absentee ballots gave Diver the majority in that race.Kevin Dupuis, the incoming chairman of the Fond du Lac band and a friend of Defoe’s, said he was proud to h...

Arlin Gieschen

Monday, June 13, 2016

GIESCHEN, ARLIN A.Arlin A. Gieschen, 73 of North Fond du Lac, WI and Fox Lake, Illinois, passed away May 29, 2016, in the arms of his beloved wife and best friend Bobbi Gieschen (nee Sherman), following a long illness. Devoted father of Kenneth Gieschen (Nicole Suchomel), the late Steven Gieschen, Seth (Pamela) Sherman and Jason (Lori) Sherman. Loving and Devoted POP POP/Grandfather of Joshua, Sophia and Dakota. Josh was Arlin’s Buckaroo. Brother of Joyce (Richard) Betti, Lorna Heller and the late Delmar; brother in law of Elaine Geischen. Son of the late Siguard & Eena Gieschen. Proud serviceman for 17 years of Wisconsin Army National Guard, a devoted family man, a fisherman, boater and camper. Arlin devoted his life to his sons, giving them wise advice, sharing his great sense of humor , and undertaking his interfaith marriage to Bobbi as she is a Chicago Bears Fan and Arlin, of course a Packer Backer. Arlin can be remembered and carried in your hearts as having a quick wit and a steady personality, endearing qualities to al...