Frank Lloyd Albee, 81, Town of Easton, died Friday, March 13, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. There will be a private graveside committal for Frank with a public memorial service at a later date. He will be buried at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery, Aniwa. Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements; you may sign our family guestbook at helke.com.
Donald L Jagler, age 92, of Rothschild, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 11, 2020. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Highland United Methodist Church, The Never Forgotten Honor flight or a charity of your choice. There will be a private service for Donald.
Allen John Hall, 55, of Schofield, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at St. Clare’s Hospital. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Family and friends may go to helke.com to share online condolences.
Melvin E. Luther Jr., 82, Wausau, died Monday March 16, 2020 at the Hospice House. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday May 15, 2020 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau. Rev. Msgr. Mark Pierce will preside. Entombment will be in Memorial Chapel Mausoleum, Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Visitation will be on Friday May 15 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church.
Roman R. Gruna, 78, Ringle, died Saturday March 14, 2020 at home under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services and his family. Due to the recent state of Wisconsin health restrictions the funeral Mass will be private. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
Dennis Wolfe, 71, of Wausau, died unexpectedly March 15, 2020 at Ascension Saint Clare’s Hospital surrounded by his family. A celebration of Dennis’ life will be held at a later date.
James “Chief” Garske passed away Saturday, March 14, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 90. A Memorial Service for Jim will be held at Brainard Funeral Home – Everest Chapel at a later date. Online condolences may be shared at www.brainardfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Marathon County.
Derald “Shine” MacDonald, died peacefully March 13, 2020, at Colonial Manor under Aspirus Hospice Care, following a struggle with dementia. Shine will be laid to rest at Restlawn Memorial Park. To protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required by state and local authorities and the CDC. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available with the obituary on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute and/or webcast of the service that may be available. Check the funeral home website for the latest COVID-19 update or call us at 715-845-5525.