Reed, John C. “Jack”

John C. Reed, “Jack”, age 91, formerly of Evanston, IL, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at Ellen’s Home in Port Washington, WI where he has resided the past few years.

He was born on February 16, 1927 in Estherville, Iowa. Jack was the son of Harold and Evelyn Olson Reed. As a young boy, Jack grew up in Manchester, IA where his father managed a wholesale ice cream plant.

At the end of World War 2, Jack was drafted into the US Navy. He would serve two years and return to Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a business degree in 1950. He went on to receive a degree in retail management from Drake University.

Over the years, Jack would work for Davidson’s in Des Moines, later becoming a manufacturer’s representative with the Stan Anderson Company. He found his calling. Jack was joined by his brother Jim, bought the company and J&J Reed Company was created. He continued to work until a few years ago. He loved his job and especially the people he met. Jim’s son continues to run the company today.

Jack was a true sports enthusiast. A great fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Big Ten conference, but he followed all sports.

Living in Evanston, IL most of his adult life, Jack moved to Wisconsin to be closer to his brother Jim.

Jack is survived by his brothers Charles (Mariel) Reed of Pendleton, IN and James (Normanda) Reed of Port Washington, WI. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Robert Reed.

No formal funeral services will be held. Jack will be interred in Iowa at a later date.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com.

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Ewig, Eugene W. “Gene”

Eugene W. “Gene” Ewig, age 88, formerly of West Jackson Street, Port Washington, WI passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Lincoln Village where he had resided the past year.

He was born in Port Washington, WI on December 21, 1929 the son of Elmer and Antonia Walus Ewig. A third generation purveyor of fish, Gene’s family moved to Sheboygan in 1935 because Port’s harbor was deemed unsafe for the fishing boats. With his father, grandfather and numerous family members who were Great Lakes commercial fishermen, Gene grew up in Sheboygan. Upon the Port Harbor slips’ dugout, the Ewigs returned to Port Washington.

After graduating high school, Gene entered the US Army during the Korean Conflict achieving the rank of Corporal and serving from 1952 through 1953. Upon his return, Gene married Delores J. “Dorie” Stoelb – who was crowned Miss JC Penny at the first ever Sheboygan Brat Day 1953 - of Sheboygan on July 3, 1954 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Sheboygan. They resided in the Milwaukee West Allis area prior to moving to Port Washington in 1962.

Gene grew up in his family’s fishing business during the summer and weekends. He received a degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin, later taking a job with JC Penney in Sheboygan. He would later take over the family fishing business. A delicatessen would be built next to the smokehouse and west slip, featuring fresh, fried, and smoked fish. It would remain through the 1970’s. When a fire destroyed the original smokehouse, a new smokehouse was built across the street on South Wisconsin Street and is currently operated by Gene’s son, Jeff Ewig and grandson, Matt Ewig.

Gene was instrumental to the development of Port Washington’s famed Fish Day festival, serving as the Grand Marshall one year. For over 41 years, Gene was a member of the Port Washington Park and Recreation Board, receiving a commendation for his service to the city. He was also an active participant in the City of Port Washington Planning Commission, Port Washington Kiwanis and the Chamber of Commerce. Gene had a passion for sports. He loved sitting in the stands at Badger, Packer and Brewer games. He was an avid bowler, participating in Ozaukee County leagues for 30+ years. He enjoyed playing golf the most, sharing rounds with his wife, family, and many friends including dear friends Roger and Jimmy Berger and the late Duffy Spiro. Gene spent his summer vacation time at a Maiden Lake cottage where he loved to relax and golf with Dorie and relatives and friends.

Gene is survived by his sons Jeffrey (Debra) Ewig of Port Washington, Michael (Kimberly) Ewig of Virginia Beach, VA and James (Susan) Ewig of Superior, CO; grandchildren Leah Pinkowsky, Matt, Andrew (Alesha), Jack and Erin Ewig and Rachel Sneed; great-grandchildren Alexander, Hope and Brody; dear companion of Madelyn Meyer; sisters Betty (Russell) Anderson of Menomonee Falls and Donna (the late Dick) Suscha of Sheboygan; sisters-in-law Corrine Ewig and Carol Ewig, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Dorie on October 19, 2007, daughter Barbara Pinkowsky and his siblings Virgil and husband Paul Leonard, Dorothy and husband Al Hoell, Shirley and husband Jerry Hickman, Elmer Ewig and Frank Ewig.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6PM, Thursday, May 17, 2018 at St John XXIII Parish-St. Mary Church, 430 N. Johnson Street, Port Washington, WI. Reverend Patrick Wendt will be the celebrant. Family will receive relatives and friends from 3-5:45PM Thursday prior to the Mass AT CHURCH. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, WI with military honors.

Memorials on Gene’s behalf appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at 262/284-4431 or www.poolefh.com.

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Mondloch, Arlene L.

Arlene L. Mondloch, 88, died March 26, 2018 at her Belgium Gardens residence in Belgium, Wisconsin.

She was born November 2, 1929, in Port Washington, Wisconsin, to William J. and Gertrude Esselman Burton. On December 26, 1950, she married Arnold H. Mondloch of Belgium at Holy Cross, Wisconsin. Together they worked the family farm on Sauk Trail in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, and raised a family.

Arlene was the family organizer and supported her children in many ways. Along with her farm chores and making great homemade bread, she made sure her children made all their practices and games and had a cheerleader in the stands. She was also a member of the St. Mary’s Lake Church Christian Mothers and Belgium Memorial Unit 416 American Legion Auxiliary.

After Arnold’s death in 1989, she took a job with Guy & O’Neil in Fredonia to stay social. She moved to Belgium in 2001 and in 2016 moved to the Belgium Gardens. Arlene liked to Polka dance and had an infectious laugh that she shared often.

She is survived by her children Colleen (Roger) Kelling of Cedar Grove, WI, Phyllis (Paul) Check of LaCrosse, WI, Cliff (Laurie) Mondloch of West Bend, WI, Clyde (Traci) Mondloch of West Bend, WI, Joseph (Peggy) Mondloch of Holiday, Florida, Rick (Kristy) Mondloch of Appleton, WI and Al (Krisi) Mondloch of Oostburg, WI. Further survived by 13 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Arnold, a sister Carol Vande Boom and great- granddaughter Paula Isabella.

The Rev. Todd Budde will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial 6pm Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Divine Savior Parish-Holy Cross Chapel, 5332 County Road B, Belgium. Visitation 3pm-6pm Thursday, April 5, 2018 AT CHURCH prior to the service. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lake Church.

We would like to thank Belgium Gardens and St. Nicholas Hospice for their kindness and care of mom.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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Nordby, Terry

Terry Nordby, age 55, of Port Washington, WI passed away unexpectedly Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Heritage Health Center in Port Washington.

He was born on November 13, 1962 with his twin brother Todd in Milwaukee; sons of Harold and Patricia Wilkum Nordby. He grew up in Fredonia and went to school in Kewaskum, graduating from Kewaskum High School. Terry helped his dad at his shop fixing cars and was very knowledgeable about cars. He loved cars and enjoyed going to car shows and sharing his knowledge. For over 15 years, Terry worked at Advanced Die Casting in Milwaukee.

Terry was kind and a good hearted soul. He was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. He was always there to help others. He loved his family and was a sweet brother. He will be sadly missed.

He is survived by his mother Patricia (Donald) Prom of Port Washington, siblings Jamie (Julieann Werner) Fowler of Port Washington, Karrie Ann (John) Sauer of Allenton, Brett (Marina) Nordby of California, Mark (Jody) Nordby of Mellen, WI and Ryan Nordby of Chippewa Falls, WI. He is further survived by his sister-in-law Corrine Nordby of Fredonia, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Terry is preceded in death by his father Harold Nordby and his wife Elaine, his brothers Todd and Craig Nordby.

A celebration of Terry’s life will take place this summer, 2018.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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