Anita G. Done

Anita Grace Fait aged 58 from Kronenwetter died on December 23, 2021 at the hands of her daughter.

Anita was born on February 19, 1963 to Victor and Genevieve (Dudzik) Ostrowski of Stevens Point.

She attended local Stevens Point schools and graduated from Stevens Point Area Senior High in 1982. Anita attended the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and worked for Qualex Corporation for several years and most recently at Greenheck. Anita’s greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren, especially going to Jojo Park. She had a heart of gold, always giving more than receiving. She sacrificed a lot, devoting most of her time to her children. She loved watching the Packers, celebrating the holidays, shopping and being spontaneous. His laughter and smile were contagious. She will be sadly missed and will remain in our hearts forever.

Anita was predeceased by her parents, Victor and Genevieve (Dudzik) Ostrowski, and two brothers Kurt Ostrowski and Donald Ostrowski.

Anita is survived by her son, Scott Hintz (Julie), her daughter, April Hallas (Sean). Her sisters, Pat Ostrowski, Chris Kurzinski (Michael), Joanne King (Maurice), Dorothy Wise (Nelson), Lorraine Wodjac (Jim), Diane Singer (Michael), Judy Stroik (Jerry). Three brothers, Dennis Ostrowski (Rhonda), Michael Ostrowski (Geraldine) and Kevin Ostrowski (Dee). Her beloved grandchildren, Scarlett, Harper, Brooke and Wyatt, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will follow on Friday, January 7, 2022 at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, Schofield, with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a memorial service after the visitation.

Anita’s family would like to thank Aspirus Hospital, the Medico-Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Dr. Lahren for the tireless care they provided to Anita during her bitter struggle.

We would like to express our gratitude and thanks to the Polish National Catholic Church of Our Savior, in particular Father Marian Talaga.


Eugene J. Heisler

Eugene J. Heisler, 76 from Hatley, died suddenly at his home on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.

Eugene was born on October 15, 1945 in Wausau, son of William and Regena (Golomski) Heisler.

Eugene was a veteran of the United States Army who served in the Vietnam War. He received the Army Medal of Honor.

On June 22, 1968, Eugene was married to Dianne Zick at Saint Frances Xaiver parish in Knowlton.

Eugene was a carpenter and worked at Wausau Homes and Knutson Construction before going on his own. He owned and operated Eugene Heisler Construction from 1975 until his retirement in 2010. After his retirement, Eugene would work in construction during the summer until 2013, when he finally retired.

Eugene was a true lover of the outdoors. He had a passion for bow hunting. He enjoyed spending time “up north” at the cabin. Whether alone or with the family, Eugene enjoyed fishing, water skiing and spending time on the pontoon where many conversations took place. He loved to relax by a cozy fire and make smores with his grandchildren and other family members. Eugene taught his grandchildren and many others how to water ski. After his retirement, Eugene began to help Dianne with flower gardening and even took to the vegetable garden. He was very proud of everything he grew but especially of his potatoes. Eugene loved to feed hummingbirds and struggled to keep feeders full on their seasonal visits to Wisconsin. Above all, Eugene loved and cherished the time spent with his family. They were extremely important to him.

Eugène is survived by his wife, Dianne; daughter, Lee Ann (Brian) Wierzba; grandchildren, Cassandra (Aaron) Meisser, Ryan (fiancee Sarah) Konkol, Jessica Konkol and Bryce Wierzba; her siblings, Gerald (Mary Ann) Heisler and Richard (Gladys) Heisler; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Heisler, as well as other relatives and friends.

Eugene was predeceased by his parents, siblings and their spouses, Delores (August) Stanke, Irene (Benny) Sliviwiski and Robert Heisler.

A Christian funeral mass will be held at 11 am on Thursday January 6, 2022 at the St. Ladislaus Catholic Church, Bevent. Interment will be held in the Parish Cemetery with military honors led by Elderon Memorial Post # 8068, VFW. Visits will take place from 9 a.m. until the time of mass at the church.

Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg helps the family organize the funeral. Memories and messages of support can be shared on schmidtschulta.com.


Rosemarie A. Fandrey

Rosemarie ‘Rosie’ Ann Fandrey, 66, died on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Marshfield Medical Center in Weston.

Rosemarie was born on April 22, 1955 in Wauwatosa, WI, daughter of Kenneth Casson and Dorothy Wickkiser.

Rosemarie was a woman with a heart of gold. She met her husband, Daniel Fandrey 45 years ago at Continental Lumber and got married on August 31, 1986 at their home in the town of Norrie.

Rose had many titles, wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She also worked at Hatley Veneer and Walmart. When Rose wasn’t looking after the kids, she enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening, and crafts for people. She will be sadly missed.

Rosemarie is survived by her husband Daniel Fandrey of Birnamwood; two daughters, Rebecka (Mike) Saal of Marathon and Melissa Fandrey of Birnamwood; mother, Dorothy Wickkiser of Kempster; siblings, Deb (Tom) Kessen of Birnamwood, Ken Casson Jr. of Antigo, Mary (Dennis) Dewey of Bryant and Ray Wickkiser of Antigo; three grandchildren, Decota (Sarah) Witz of Wausau, drill instructor Patrick (Amber) Witz of South Carolina and Alex Staubs Witz of Glendale; 2 great-grandchildren, Jamyson and Braedon; 10 nieces; 10 nephews; 13 great-nieces; 14 great-nephews and many other friends and family, including her best friend Lois Jakel from Tomah, and the special children in her life she’s always talked about: Case, Ryker, Aidan, Jaxson and Austin Carlson, Ethan Theilman and Jaymon Lenzner, with his goddaughter, Olivia Wickkiser.

Rosemarie was predeceased by her father, Kenneth Casson; stepfather, Ray Wickkiser; uncle, Bob Wickman; half-brother, Joseph Wickkiser; brother-in-law, Mike Fandrey; mother and stepfather, Stella Fandrey and Arnold Fandrey; granddaughter, Geneviève Witz; grandson, Corporal Richard Witz; great-granddaughter, Renezzmay Rose Willums Witz, in infancy; and his dogs, Ginger and Bear.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday January 2, 2022 at the Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home in Birnamwood. Reverend Clifford Kessen will chair. Visitations will take place on Sunday from 9:30 a.m. until service time. The family encourages those who wish to pay tribute to practice social distancing and wear a mask.

Memories and messages of support can be shared on schmidtschulta.com.



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