Dr. Stanley “Stan” Leon Helgeson
age 79, peacefully passed away April 27, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was born Jan. 23, 1934, to Leon V. and Mildred (Hook) Helgeson. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte (Sue); daughter, Suzanne (Douglas Pauls); son, Scott (Catharine); five grandchildren, Laura, David and Erik Pauls, Austin and Hayden Helgeson; three sisters, Janet Thony (Leo, deceased), Audrey Cushman (Harold), Twila Thomas (Robert); and brother, Lyle (Diane). He was an active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Eagle River. Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at New Heights Lutheran Church, 1705 Center St., Black Earth, with the Rev. Curtis Everson officiating. Inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. The Ellestad Camacho Funeral Home, 1710 Center St., Black Earth, is serving the family. In lieu of flowers and green plants, memorials may be sent to H ospice of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa.
Robert A. "Badger 67" Kennedy
age 81, of Crandon, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Crandon Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 4, 1931 in Rhinelander to the late Earl L. Kennedy and Florence Pierce Kennedy. Funeral services for Bob will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Crandon with Rev. Michael Mathey officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Carlson Funeral Home in Rhinelander and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the church. Burial will take place in the Crandon Lakeside Cemetery. A memorial will be established in Bob's name and contributions may be directed in care of his family. Private condolences may be left for the family at www.carlsonfh.com. Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) of Rhinelander is in charge of arrangements for the Kennedy family.
Ruth H. Bergman
age 95 of Rhinelander, died on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Taylor Park Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 17, 1918 in Rhinelander to Emil and Lillie (Laddusire) Hedelman. Funeral services for Ruth will be held at noon on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Carlson Funeral Home with Chaplain John Uhlarik officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Northland Memorial Park.