Recent Obituaries and Guest Books
Name
Detail
Last
Name
All | A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Denis, Elmer  
Denis, Elmer Elmer D. Denis, 90, Green Bay resident, passed away peacefully, December 7, 2014, at a local assisted living home. He was born August 5, 1924 in the town of Luxemburg to the late Thomas and Agnes (DuBois) Denis. On June 26, 1948, he married Dolores Bomski at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. Dolores preceded Elmer in death on June 29, 2012. Elmer loved to polka and square dance; he and Dolores were members of the Green Bay Squares. He served his country during WWII in the US Army from 1943-1946. Elmer was a proud member of the Bellevue VFW, post 9677. He worked as a boiler operator for Procter & Gamble for 45 years until his retirement in 1989. Elmer enjoyed fishing, gardening and woodworking. He loved to snowmobile near his cabin in Twin Bridge, WI. Elmer is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Mike) Horkman; foster daughter, Connie (Russ) Wagner; grandchildren, Scott (special friend, Valerie) Horkman and Jeremy (Lisa) Horkman; a great grandson in which he absolutely adored, Jager Horkman. He is further survived by a sister, Donna Hermans; three brothers-in-law, Robert (Lorraine) Bomski, Tom Bomski, Robert Estel; a sister-in-law, Darlene (Bill) Smith. In addition to his loving wife Dolores, of 64 years, Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Agnes Denis; his seven sisters: Audrey Denis, Dorothy Denis, Grace Denis, Beatrice (Robert) VanPay, Florence (George) Balza, Arelene (Harvey) Miller, Marcelle Estel; his two brothers, Donald Denis and Alvin Denis. Friends may call at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd., on Friday, December 12, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Daniel Viertel officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed to Elmer's family at www.prokowall.com . In lieu of floral expressions, a memorial fund has been established. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Borneman's CBRF South for their care and compassion during Elmer's stay.
Share Memories and Condolences
4
Read Obituary
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2014
Dillon, John  
John Dillon John F. Dillon, 85, Green Bay, died Saturday, December 13, 2014, following a lengthy illness. He was born April 25, 1929, to Fredrick and Hazel (Mann) Dillon. John grew up on Washington Island and attended grade school there. Later he graduated from Central Catholic High School, class of 1947, in Green Bay. He married Jean Mary Walsh on October 28, 1950, at Annunciation Catholic Church. John enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for 24 years. During that time he served on the U.S.S. Ranger, air craft carrier and was deployed to Vietnam. Following his retirement from the Navy he worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 20 years, retiring in 1991. John fulfilled the dream of his life by building a cottage on Washington Island, where he enjoyed times together with friends and family. John was a member of the Baylanders Barber Shop Chorus. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5382, and was a 3rd Degree Past Grand Knight and a member of the 4th Degree Assembly. John was also an associate of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross, a member of St. Jude Parish, and the Shamrock Club. John is survived by his wife, Jean; his children, Kathy (Bob) Decker, Mike (Michelle) Dillon, Pat (Barb) Dillon; a son-in-law, Bill Dornaus; grandchildren, Kevin (Melissa) Decker, John (Renee) Decker, Mathew Decker, Hannah Dillon, Molly Dillon, Nate Dillon, Sean (and special friend Polina) Dillon; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Genevieve, Evelyn, Austin; brother, George (Susan) Dillon, Jim Dillon; brother-in-law, Donald (Carolyn) Walsh, Paul (Sandy) Walsh; sister-in-law, Marilyn Colburn; and many nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends. John is preceded in death by his daughter, Jeanne Ann Dornaus; a grandson, Rodger Lee Dillon; and his parents, Fredrick and Hazel Dillon. Friends may call at St. Jude Catholic Church at 1420 Division St, Green Bay, from 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church with Rev. Don Everts officiating. Burial will be at Fort Howard Memorial Park. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com . In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established to benefit the Unity Hospice and the Alzheimer's Association. The family extends a special word of thanks to the caring staff of Marla Vista and Unity Hospice.
Share Memories and Condolences
3
Read Obituary
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2014
Drella, Clement  
Drella, Clement P. Clement P. Drella, 82, Green Bay, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014, at a local hospital. He was born October 23, 1932, in the Town of Eaton to Stanley and Anna (Blohowiak) Drella. After his father passed away, Clem was a wonderful caretaker for his mother. He was a lifelong member of SS. Edward & Isidore Catholic Parish in Flintville. Clem was a loyal Cadillac man, driving the fine automobiles for most of his adult life. Clem was employed as a truck driver for 38 years, retiring in 1990, and was a proud member of the Teamsters Local #75. He enjoyed attending classic and custom car shows with his cousin, Nick Kielpikowski, especially after his retirement. In the 1990's, he was awarded a three-foot trophy for being a devoted fan and outstanding spectator at all the car shows in the area. One of his friends nicknamed him "The Judge" because of his scrutiny and thorough knowledge of classic and antique automobiles. Clem was a beloved son, brother, and friend to many, especially those who shared his love of automobiles. He is survived by his sister, Mary J. Drella, and the Drella cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Anna Drella, and two special uncles, Joseph and Paul Blohowiak. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. There will be a parish wake service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Visitation will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at SS. Edward & Isidore Catholic Church, 3667 Flintville Road. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with Rev. David Hoffman officiating. Entombment will be in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. To send on-line condolences visit www.prokowall.com . Mary extends a special thank you to his friends, Lamella and Jeff Meetz, Dan Mancheski, and Jim and Lois Laverdiere for their kindnesses over the years to her brother, Clem. Gratitude is also extended to Alice of Home Instead Senior Care for her assistance to Clem over the past year. Clem, you taught me so much about our family history, and shared with me your knowledge of cars, but most importantly, you taught me about compassion and patience. Love, your sister, Mary.
Share Memories and Condolences
5
Read Obituary
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2014
Search results for:
Obituaries in Green Bay Press-Gazette
Displaying 10 out of 1000+ Results
Powered by Legacy.com
Refine Your Search
Powered by Legacy.com
Reset Search
Today's Featured Videos