Geneva ‘Gen’ Lefeber

Geneva M. “Gen” (Snortum) Lefeber, 86, of Mountain, was laid to rest in the arms of our Lord on July 2, 2013, at Villa Loretto Nursing Home, Mt. Calvary.

She was born on Oct. 25, 1926, in Chilton, daughter of the late Albert and Anna (Jannsen) Snortum.

Gen attended school in Gravesville.

On May 31, 1944, she married Edwin W. Lefeber in Chilton.

Edwin preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1998.

Gen worked at Tecumseh Products, New Holstein. She also helped with her husband’s business, Lefeber Well Drilling, and raised her seven children.

Gen loved to be with her children, grandchildren and friends. She loved to tell her endless list of stories and jokes and do card tricks. She also loved to travel and spend time at the casinos and do a bit of gambling.

She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Chute Lake, Mountain.


Stephen P. Micoley

Stephen P. Micoley, 89, Spruce, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 7, 2013. He was born Aug. 26, 1923, at the family homestead in Spruce.

On Aug. 14, 1954, Stephen married Shirley Suelflow. Together they owned and operated the Micoley family dairy farm in Spruce. He also tended bar at the Holiday Inn and Round Roof at Kelly Lake for almost 40 years.

He loved deer hunting, trout fishing, bowling and playing cards with the weekly group.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Shirley, two children, Kim (Anthony) McGinitty, Oconto Falls, Mark (Kathy) Micoley, Spruce; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Dee Lenz, Milwaukee; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Gertrude Jisa and Dorothy Kanack, and two brothers, Albert and Bernard “Butch.”


Barbara J. Schoemann

Dec. 17, 1942–June 12, 2013

Barbara Jean (Robbins) Schoemann passed away Wednesday morning, June 12, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital, of Oconto Falls, after a short illness.

Barb was born in Duluth, Minn., on Dec. 17, 1942, to Betty M. (DeBoer) and Don C. Robbins, who preceded her in death.

She married David E. Schoemann on Sept. 9, 1989, who also preceded her in death.

She leaves to mourn her passing sisters and brothers, Marcia L. (Jim) Oliver, of Bossier City, La., Don P. (Hope) Robbins, of North Las Vegas, Nev., Debora L. (Patrick, deceased) Duchac, Cassopolis, Mich., MaryAnn K. (Mike) Imhoff, Racine, Wis., Kerry D. (Patty) Lillo, Racine, Wis., stepfather, Renaldo C. (Arlene) Lillo, of Bonduel, Wis., and brother-in-law, Gerald E. (Jeri) Schoemann, Racine, Wis. Many nieces and nephews also survive, as well as her friends and neighbors.


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