Jeanette A. Lambrecht, 89, of Gillett, passed away on Sunday evening, June 26, 2022 at Meadowbrook in Oconto Falls. She was born on June 6, 1932, daughter of the late Ervin and Arlene (Moede) Brusewitz. She was a graduate of Bonduel High School with the class of 1952. Jeanette was employed at Northern Shoe Company and later at Gillett Elementary School serving hot lunch in the cafeteria. In May of 1967 she married Wilbur Koeppen. Together they owned and operated Koeppen’s Sportsman’s Bar. Wilbur preceded Jeanette in death in May of 1977. In 1979 Jeanette married Donald Lambrecht, He preceded her in death in 1991. Jeanette loved gardening. She was an avid Packer fan. Jeanette was also very active in her church where she was a member of the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed shopping, going to lunch with friends and most of all spending time with family.
Survivors include an older sister, Doris Priem, twin sister, Genevieve (Roger) Polzin; two special nephews, Bob (Joan) Priem and Michael (Kathy) Polzin; great nieces and nephews, Kimberly, Karl, Kristi, Kerri, Braden and Benjamin; other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Arlene Brusewitz, her first husband, Wilbur Koeppen and her second husband, Donald Lambrecht.
Visitation for Jeanette will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022 at Faith United Lutheran Church, 11465 Old U, Gillett, from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. Officiating at the service will be Rev. John Laatsch. Burial will take place at Immanuel Cemetery, Gillett. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with Jeanette’s family by visiting www.kuehlfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund.
La Vonne M. Eggebrecht, 79, Gillett, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 with her family by her side. She was born on April 17, 1943 in Trempealeau, WI., daughter of the late Vernon and Florence (Mueller) Buchholz. She was a graduate of Indepence High School 1961. She married Louis Eggebrecht on November 12, 1965. La Vonne loved gardening. She was a loving mother and adored her grandchildren.
LaVonne is survived by six children, Johnny (Kirin) Eggebrecht, Jean Sullivan, Steve (Linda) Eggebrecht, Leah (Brian) Kranz, Paul Eggebrecht and Carrie Eggebrecht; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Lynne), Elma, Laney, Lisa, Samantha, Danielle (Aaron), Tyler, Emily and Maddie; four great-grandchildren, Oliver, Violet, Kayden, Xane; One sister, Beatrice (Donnie) Suchla; one brother, Roger (Marietta) Buchholz; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.
She is preceded in death by her husband Louis on January 5, 2013. Her parents Vernon and Florence (Mueller) Buchholz, and step father Rosvil Laehn. Brothers Emil, Richard; and sisters Barbara, Jean, Lucille and Doris.
A memorial service for La Vonne will be held on Monday, July 11,2022 at 3 pm at Faith United Lutheran Church, 11465 Old U Rd, Gillett. Officiating at the service will be Rev. John Laatsch. Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family by visiting www.kuehlfuneralhome.com.
Esther M. Morris, 93, of Cecil, passed away on Thursday afternoon, June 23, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 18, 1929 in Green Valley, daughter of the late Charles and Rose Hanelt. Esther was a graduate of Pulaski High School. In 1949 she married Kermit Morris. They celebrated 73 years of marriage earlier this year. Esther was employed at Pulaski Shoe Factory and Schroeder’s Flower Shop while also raising her family and gardening at home. She could grow anything anywhere. Esther also enjoyed puzzling and reading books.
Survivors include her husband of 73 years, Kermit Morris, Cecil; three children and their spouses, Darold (Connie) Morris, Shawano, Darla (Rick) Alsteen, Crooked Lake, and Dale (Cindy) Morris, Cecil; one daughter-in-law, Wendy Morris, Shawano; seven grandchildren, Nathan (Marissa) Morris, Jenny (Bruce) Morris, Anne Morris, Julie (Firas) Morris, Peter Morris, Jeremy (Jolene) Morris, and Alan (Katie) Morris; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Dennis Morris; two grandchildren, Rodney Morris, Laura Ragland; and brothers and sisters.
Visitation for Esther will be held on Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, W1294 Nauman Rd., Cecil from 9:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM. Officiating at the service will be Rev. John Laatsch with burial to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery, Oconto Falls.
Expressions of sympathy and memories may be shared with Esther’s family by visiting www.kuehlfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Unity Hospice for their care of Esther and her family.
Neil G. Jochem, age 66, of Manitowoc passed away on Tuesday afternoon May 31, 2022 at his residence.
Neil was born and raised in Pomona, CA where he graduated from Pomona High School. Neil joined the US Army after high school and served as a Motor Transport Operator, during which he gained experience driving and maintaining equipment.
After leaving the Army, he returned to Pomona, Ca, where he worked as a mechanic for several years. His passion was motorcycles and cars. On the weekends, he spent much of his time working on motorcycles and racing cars with friends at the Pomona International Raceway. Throughout his life, he attended many raceways to watch the sport he loved so much and he especially loved watching the land speed races at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Later in life, Neil moved to Washington, where he completed a career as a truck driver, and then eventually settled in Manitowoc, WI.
Survivors include his sister Berna Boyd and spouse Kalen Towle, one niece: Cindy Smith and her children: Brandon, Ashley, and Caitlyn, one nephew: Brian and wife Dana McDonald, and their children: Connor and Macy.
Neil was preceded in death by his parents: George and Berna Jochem, his lifelong partner Rebecca Jane Parker, and great nephew Bentley McDonald.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.lendmanfh.com
The Lendman Funeral Home, Manitowoc is assisting the funeral arrangements.