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Faye A. Reinhardt, 77, of the Town of Scott, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Faye was born, July 12, 1937, in Merrill, daughter of the late Walter and Marguerite (Swope) Bellin. She married Charles F. Reinhardt on June 2, 1956. He survives. Faye was a farm wife. She also worked as a bailiff for the Lincoln County Circuit Court, and also worked for the Lincoln County Health Services giving hearing tests to elementary school students in the Merrill and Tomahawk area. Faye enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren participate in sporting events, gardening, and sitting in the bow hunting stand with Charlie every fall. Faye was a strong woman yet was very good hearted.

Survivors include her husband, Charles F. Reinhardt, Merrill; one daughter, Kelly (Philip) Natzke, of Merrill; two sons, Kim (Nancy) Reinhardt and Kent (Wendy) Reinhardt, both of Merrill; seven grandchildren, Brent (Cindy) Reinhardt, Kaili (Daniel) Schaupp, Bryant (Kristin) Natzke, Danielle (Tom) Hilbert, Matthew Reinhardt, Marcus Reinhardt, and Mason Reinhardt; three great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Tanner, and Reece, with two great-granddaughters on the way; two sisters, Joyce (Kermit) Doering and Cathy (Duane) Krause, both of Merrill;  two brothers, Randy (Judy) Bellin, of Wausau, and Donald (Lucy) Bellin, of Merrill; and her brother in law, Albert Herdt, Merrill. Faye was preceded in death by an infant son, Kevin, and her sister, Dawn Herdt.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 24, 2014, at St. Stephens United Church of Christ, Merrill. The Rev. Kyle Carnes will officiate. Burial will follow in Snow Hill Cemetery, Town of Scott. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, and after 9:00 A.M. Thursday at the church.

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Alan P. Detert, 55, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at his home.

Alan was born November 8, 1958, in Mosinee, son of Elvera (Kufahl) Detert and the late Bernhard Detert Jr. He married Shelley Frazee on December 27, 1986. She survives. Alan was a dependable employee at 3M, where he enjoyed his job maintaining machinery. He was an outdoors man who enjoyed fishing trips to his brother Dave’s cabin in Canada, fishing, and deer hunting and spending time in the woods on his property in the Town of Hamburg. He was a sports fan and loved watching his own sons play sports. Alan was a loyal person.

Survivors include his wife, Shelley Detert, of Athens; three sons, James (fiancé, Allie Marshall) Detert, of Madison, Michael Detert, of Stevens Point, and Adam Detert, of Athens; his mother, Elvera Detert, of Merrill; one sister, Cindy (Frank) Stieber, of Mosinee; four brothers, Tom (Terry) Detert, of California, Dave (Terri) Detert, of Rhinelander, Randy (Jane) Detert, of Merrill, and Russell Detert, of Merrill. Alan was preceded in death by his father, Bernhard Detert Jr.

The funeral service will be at 1:30 P.M., Friday, July 25, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Town of Berlin. The Rev. Jeffrey Schmidt will officiate. Burial will follow in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Berlin. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, and after 11:00 A.M. Friday at the church.

The Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Town of Berlin.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com/

Roger A. Plamann, age 57, of Mosinee, formerly of Merrill, died Sunday, July 6, 2014.

Roger was born May 14, 1957, in Merrill, son of Lorraine (Loesel) and the late Edgar Plamann. He was a 1975 graduate of Merrill Senior High School. Roger received his Associate Degree in Architectural & Residential Design from North Central Technical College, Wausau, in 1979. While attending NTC, Roger was elected into the Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society in 1978. Roger earned his Bachelor of Science Degree at UW Stout in 2003, and later earned a Bachelor of Architectural & Vocational Training, in 2008, after attending UW Marathon and UW Madison. Roger spent 20 years working at Trantow Building Center and Trantow Do-It Center, Merrill, while attending college. He was an Architectural/Residential Design instructor at N.T.C. from 1999 until his retirement. Roger had also been an owner of the former Snyder Drug Store, Merrill. He was entered in the ‘Book of Who’s Who’ among American teachers in 2002. Roger received many scholarships and awards throughout his teaching career. Roger had been the N.T.C. coordinator with the Habitat for Humanity Program. Roger was also involved in the German Sister School Exchange Program, taking local students to Germany where they could interact with German design students, and was an instructor for students from grade 7 -10 at the the N.T.C. College Camp. He would take his father, Edgar, with him to assist with the camp. Roger was involved with his church and would play drums at the services. An accomplished drummer, Roger played in several local bands, including ‘Larry Jourdan & the Polka Teen’s’. Roger loved his cat ‘Purr-Cee’.

Survivors include his mother, Lorraine Plamann, Merrill; two siblings, Duane Plamann and Shirley (Roger A.) Yonke, both of Merrill; and several nieces and nephews. Roger is preceded in death by his father, Edgar Plamann, his sister, Bonnie Randall, and his sister in law, Mary Plamann.

A gathering of family and friends will take place from 5-7 P.M. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. Burial of Roger’s cremated remains will take place later in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery ‘Dutch Corners’, Town of Schley, Lincoln County.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com/

 
Karen H. Saari, 79, of Tomahawk, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at her home under the care of her family and hospice.

Karen was born June 18, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, daughter of the late Leonard and Sophie (Olson) Peterson. She married Roy Saari on August 18, 1956, in Chicago, Illinois. He survives. Karen worked as a registered nurse and was the owner and administrator of three nursing homes in Upper Michigan. Karen and Roy spent their winters at their residence in Oro Valley, Arizona, and spent their summers on Clear Lake in the Tomahawk area. Karen attended nursing school at the former Augustana Hospital of Nursing in Chicago. She enjoyed her daily swims, golfing, knitting and sewing, traveling, and trips to the casinos.   

Survivors include her husband, Roy Saari, of Oro Valley, Arizona and Tomahawk; two daughters, Debbie (Kevin) Wickstrom, of Tomahawk and Pam (James) Reed, of Jackson Hole, Wyoming; five grandchildren, Heidi (Chris) Brazee, Erick (Stephanie) Wickstrom, Timothy and Andrew Koski, and Jackson Reed; two step-grandchildren, Greg and Jonathan Reed; and one brother, Marshall Peterson, of Chicago, IL. Karen was preceded in death by her parents and a sister in law, Shirley Peterson.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, August 1, 2014, at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. The Rev. R. Brian Stolarczyk will officiate. Entombment will follow at Merrill Memorial Park Mausoleum, Merrill. Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M. Friday at the funeral home. 

The Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com/

     

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