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Iris Metzler

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ivy Metzler

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Evie Piton

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Ellie Piton

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Charles S Ritz

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  • Birth: Charles S Ritz was born on July 12, 1937 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on January 4, 1969.
  • Death: He died on July 13, 2015, at age 78.
  • Note: Charles S. Ritz, 78, Green Bay, died peacefully at a local nursing home on July 13, 2015. Born on July 12, 1937, in Green Bay, he is the son of the late Ann (Molliet) and Charles Ritz. On January 4, 1969, he married the former Jean Krueger at St. Boniface Church. Chuck is a 1955 graduate of Green Bay East High School. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. Chuck owned "Just Chuck's" and "The Ritz Lounge," prior to owning and operating Ritz Sales Co., until his retirement in 2011. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who loved his family dearly. Chuck loved to read, and was especially proud of getting a hole-in-one at Brown County Golf Course years ago. He also enjoyed going to McDonalds each morning to have coffee with his friends.

    Chuck is survived by his loving wife, Jean; one son, Kurt (Kathy) Ritz, Austin, TX; one daughter, Michele (Jeremy) Harnish, San Juan Capistrano, CA; eight grandchildren, Riley, Charles, Miles, Jeremya, Abigail, Joshua, Jason, and Tori; three brothers-in-law, Robert (Julie) Krueger, Jerry Krueger, and Tom Corcoran; very special aunt, Ellen, and her children; three nieces and one nephew close to his heart; and his cousins, aunts, and special friends, Rick, Joyce, Bill, Adrian, and Carrie.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carol Corcoran; and numerous extended family members.

    Visitation at Malcore (West) Funeral Home, 1530 West Mason St., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Funeral service 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Saturday at the funeral home with George Glen officiating.

    Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to share a memory or extend condolences to the family.

    The family would like to extend a special thank you to all who took special care of him at Bayshore Nursing Home. Their love and compassion for Chuck and Jean were truly a blessing.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jean Krueger

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Family: Charles S Ritz (b. July 12, 1937, d. July 13, 2015)

Kurt Ritz

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Michele Ritz

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  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jeremy Harnish

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Family: Michele Ritz

Ronald C Koerner

M, b. January 30, 1937, d. July 16, 2015

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  • Birth: Ronald C Koerner was born on January 30, 1937 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on November 12, 1960 in Winneconne, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on July 16, 2015, at age 78.
  • Burial: He was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Ronald C. Koerner, age 78, of Winneconne, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, from a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's, surrounded by his family at home.

    He was born January 30, 1937, in Neenah to the late Alphonse and Florence (Buss) Koerner. Ron was a 1955 graduate of Neenah High School and completed a 4 year apprenticeship as a millwright. He served his country in the Wisconsin National Guard then in the United States Marine Corps. On November 12, 1960, Ron married Merry Ann Buchanan at St. Mary Catholic Church in Winneconne. He worked as a journeyman millwright until retirement. Ron enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was always willing to help others. He was a life member of Twin City Rod & Gun Club, Neenah, and member of the Knights of Columbus Winneconne Council #8810, the Crivitz Bowhunters, St. Mary Catholic Church, Winneconne, and had been on the Town of Stephenson Fire Dept.

    Ron had a great love of the north woods. He enjoyed his "heaven on earth" near Crooked Lake where he spent many years hunting and fishing. Ron spent countless hours teaching his children and grandsons all the tricks of fishing and hunting in the north woods. The highlight of his summers were having his grandsons spend a week with him and his son Allan fishing. He also loved spending time on "The Farm" in Winneconne where he enjoyed time with his daughter and her family.

    Ron is survived by his wife of 54 years, Merry Koerner, of Winneconne; daughter, Michelle LaMarche, of Winneconne; two sons, Allan Koerner, of Crooked Lake and Winneconne; Scott Koerner, Sr., of Neenah; grandsons, Joshua, Jordan, and Jacob LaMarche, of Winneconne; Scott Koerner, Jr., of Neenah; three brothers, Richard (Jackie) Koerner, of Neenah; Eugene Koerner, of King; Terry Koerner, of Tomah; step-sisters, Kathy Klassen, of Greenville; Debbie Demars, of Menasha; Joan Arndt, of Wilmington, Illinois; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    Along with his parents, Ron was also preceded in death by a brother, David Koerner; stepmother, Dorothy (Jacobson) Koerner; and a stepbrother, Ronald Jacobson.

    A visitation for family and friends will be on Monday, July 20, 2015, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 210 Pleasant Dr. Winneconne. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the church. Entombment with military honors will be on Tuesday, July 21 at 9:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Neenah.

    Ron's family would like to thank Dr. Amy Cvengros and the ThedaCare Internal Medicine Neenah staff who took great care of Ron and his family through the years he battled Alzheimer's. Also special thanks to ThedaCare at Home Hospice staff during the final and most difficult days of his life. Rest in Peace Ron; husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend; until we meet again.

    If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfuneralhomeinc.com.

Merry Ann Buchanan

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Family: Ronald C Koerner (b. January 30, 1937, d. July 16, 2015)

Michelle Beth Koerner

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Allan Koerner

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Scott Koerner

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Joshua LaMarche

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Jordan LaMarche

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Jacob LaMarche

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Richard Koerner

M, b. February 6, 1935, d. December 22, 2017

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  • Birth: Richard Koerner was born on February 6, 1935 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 2, 1955 in St Margaret Mary Church, Neenah, Winnebego Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on December 22, 2017, at age 82.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Margaret Mary Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Richard "Dick" Koerner, of Neenah, age 82, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Friday, December 22, 2017. Dick was born on February 6, 1935 in Neenah, son of the late Alphonse and Florence (Buss) Koerner. Following graduation from Neenah High School he was employed at Banta Corporation and worked there for 43 years before retirement. Dick married Jackie Anderson on July 2, 1955 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Dick was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed, hunting, fishing and sturgeon spearing. He was president of the Twin City Rod and Gun Club for 22 years, served on the Wisconsin Conservation Congress for 50 years and was recently inducted into the Conservation Congress Hall of Fame. He also helped start a D.U. Chapter for Outagamie and Winnebago Counties, served on the Sturgeon Advisory Board and was involved in many other sports clubs.

    Dick is survived by his wife Jackie, his children, Jodi (John) Woods, Tami (Sara Edwards) Koerner, Michael Koerner and Nancy (Craig) Fink, his grandchildren, Justin (Angie) Perkins, Katie (Mike) Wagner, Chad (Tracie) Michalkiewicz, Kari (Adam) Kelly, Andrea Koerner, Derek Rabideau and Anja Rabideau, and 3 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Eugene and Terry Koerner. Dick was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald C. Koerner and David A. Koerner.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 620 Division Street, Neenah with Fr. Dennis Bergsbaken officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in St. Margaret Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established. For online condolences please visit: www.kesslerfh.com.

Jackie Anderson

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Eugene Koerner

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Terry Michael Koerner

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David Alphonse Koerner

M, b. January 26, 1944, d. December 10, 2011

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Family: Shirley F Sergent (b. August 26, 1944, d. August 28, 2015)

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  • Birth: David Alphonse Koerner was born on January 26, 1944 in Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Shirley F Sergent were married.
  • Death: David Alphonse Koerner died on December 10, 2011, at age 67.
  • Note: David Alphonse Koerner, age 67, passed away after a lingering illness on December 10, 2011. He was born on January 26, 1944 in Neenah, the son of Alphonse and Florence (Buss) Koerner. He attended the Neenah High School and then entered the U.S. Marine Corps and served from 1961 until 1965. He worked many jobs and retired from Kimberly Clark.
    He is survived by:his wife Chris of Appleton;(3) sons: Don (Vicki) of Park Falls; Dave (Sue) of Neenah; Dan "Q Ball" of Valrico, FL; his former wife and mother of his children: Shirley (Joe) Birling; (4) brothers: Dick (Jacki) of Neenah; Ron (Merry) of Crooked Lake; Gene of King Veteran's Home; Terry of Tomah; (20) grandchildren; (7) great-grandchildren and two more on the way;(3) stepsisters, (2) stepsons, and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepmother Dorothy and stepbrother Jake.
    A visitation will be held on Saturday January 7, 2012 at the Labor Temple located at 157 S. Green Bay Road; Neenah, WI from 11:00am until 2:00pm. Military honors will follow.
    Please join the family and share stories, laughter and love.
    Special thanks to his son Ron and Merry Koerner for their special care of Dave while he lived in Crooked Lake and to his son Don and his family who were his caregivers while he lived in Park Falls.

Florence Buss

F, b. 1915, d. May 10, 1966

Family: Alphonse Koerner (b. February 5, 1908, d. October 26, 1977)

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  • Birth: Florence Buss was born in 1915.
  • Death: She died on May 10, 1966, at age ~51.