Published Friday, May 24, 2002 10:59:40 AM Central Time



Mrs. Gertrude H. Albel, 98, of 1801 30th Avenue, Menominee, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at the Menominee Care Center. The former Gertrude Henrietta Keller, daughter of the late John and Theresa (Hendler) Keller, was born May 31, 1903, in Prentice, Wis. She married Edward Albel on September 1, 1925, in Menominee; he preceded her in death in 1953. She was a member of Resurrection Parish, Resurrection Ladies Aide, and Daughters of Isabella. She also served as a past president of St. Anthony's Altar Society. She will be sadly missed by a family pet, Mandy. Gertrude is survived by two daughters: Mary Dobija and Patricia LaCanne, both of Menominee; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one brother, Lester (Lovena) Keller of Tucson, Ariz. She was preceded in death by one son James Albel; seven sisters and three brothers. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at KELL-WALKER FUNERAL HOME, Menominee. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at RESURRECTION CHURCH. Fr. Dino Silvestrini will be officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee. The family of Gertrude H. Albel would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at BAMC and the Menominee Care Center for the comforting acts of kindness they provided.


Marinette Eagle Star, Friday December 11, 1936




Pioneer Resident of Marinette Succumbs Last Night in Hospital


Mrs. Julius Betters, 72, Pioneer resident of Marinette, passes away last night at 11:45 o'clock in the M. and M. hospital. Mrs. Betters had been ill six weeks with a heart ailment. The deceased was born in New York State, and would have been 73 years of age the first of January. Mary Rondeau married Julius Betters, August 6th, 1880. Six years ago she and her husband celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. Betters is a daughter of John Rondeau of this city. Besides her husband and father she is survived by the following children: William of Portsmouth, VA.; Mrs. Lillian D'Amoure, Iron Mountain, MI.; Mrs. Warren Russell , Northport, Wash.; and Charles, George, Mrs. William Webber and Mrs. Levi Kabie, this city. Two brothers, Arthur, Minneapolis, Minn.; and John Rondeau, Duluth, Minn.; one sister Mrs. Lillian Kelly, Duluth Minn.; 32 grandchildren also survive. The remains were taken to the McLain Funeral Home and will be returned to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Webber, 1003 Oakes street, Saturday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock from the house and at 9 o'clock at the St. Joseph's church. The Rev. Omer Champagne will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery.


Marinette Eagle Star, September 24, 1963




Mrs. Charles Betters, 75, life-long resident of Marinette who lived at 315 Bay View St., died at 5:45 a.m. today in Marinette General Hospital where she had been a patient since September 18. Death followed an illness of a year. The former Mayme Gamlin was born in this city October 8, 1887. She married Mr. Betters October 4, 1910, in St. Joseph's Church. The late Father Corry officiated. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in October 1960. Surviving with her husband are a son, Mervin of Chicago, and three daughters, Mrs. Andrew Penl and Mrs. Henry Keller of Marinette and Mrs. Harold Fritz of Peshtigo. Also surviving are five brothers and a sister, all of Marinette. They are Albert, George, Louis, Myron, and William Gamlin and Florence Belanger. There are 26 grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Joseph St. Peter, died a mouth ago. Services will be conducted Thursday at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, of which she was a member. The Rev. Omer J. Champagne will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery. Friends may call at the Zeiler funeral home after 4 p.m., Wednesday. The rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.


Marinette Eagle Star August 15, 1961




Mrs. Levi Cahee, 62, died Monday at 10:20 p.m. in Marinette General Hospital where she was admitted earlier in the day. Death followed an illnes of 15 months. The former Myrtle Better was born in Marinette Feb. 8, 1899. With the exception of a short time spend in Kenosha, Escanaba and Goodman, she had lived here most of her life. She married Mr. Cahee at Kenosha on Oct. 14, 1919. Surviving with her husband are one son, William; four daughters, Mrs. LeRoy Mason, Mrs. William Bero, Mrs. George Benoit, and Mrs. Dean Hipke; one brother, Charles Better; two sisters, Mrs. Warren Russell and Mrs. William Weber; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The Very Rev. Omer Champagne will be celebrant of the 9 a.m. requiem mass Thursday in St. Joseph's church. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery. Friends may call at the McLain-Thielen-Langer funeral home from 2 p.m. Wednesday until 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The parish vigil will be Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.