Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston.

Charlotte “Char” Boris

Charlotte C. “Char” Boris, 61, Marathon, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

She was born March 2, 1957, in Marshfield, daughter of Ann (Mleczek) Noskowiak, Antigo, and the late Lloyd Wehrman. On Aug. 19, 1978, she married Richard “Rick” Boris at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Milan. He survives.

Charlotte “Char” Boris

For many years, Char worked at the former Wausau Insurance Co. and prior to her retirement she worked at Aqua Finance of Wausau.  Some of her favorite pastimes included going to lots of garage sales, watching her grandchildren, being the family photographer and spending time with her husband, Rick.

Survivors include her husband, Rick Boris, Marathon, her mother, Ann (Jim) Noskowiak, Antigo, her children, Tanya (Terry) Staus, Wausau, Nate (Carrie) Boris, Plymouth, Minnesota, and Matt (Kendra) Boris, Wausau, eight grandchildren, Danica and Colin Staus, Jayden, Zachary, Nicholas and Brooklyn Boris and Everly and Alden Boris, three sisters, Debbie (Randy) Waldvogel, Antigo, Dorothy (Tim) Resch, Wausau and Chris (Tim) Melzer, Antigo and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in Char’s name.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at St. John Catholic Church, Edgar. The Rev. Thomas Huff will preside. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the services all at the church. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau in charge of services.

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David Buerger

David H. Buerger, 90, Wausau, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at Benedictine Living Community of Wausau.

David Buerger

David was born July 1, 1928, and raised by the late Otto and Alma Buerger. He married Luella Brehmer on Dec. 3, 1949, in Wausau and the couple welcomed three children to their family: Sandra, John and Pamela. Over the years, David worked as a traveling wholesale furniture salesman.

David enjoyed being a grandfather; playing in the family pool or making root beer floats for his grandkids. He also had a passion for flying and owned his own plane for many years. During the fall, he would faithfully support the Green Bay Packers year after year.

David is survived by his loving wife, Luella; children, Sandra Daniek, John Buerger and Pamela (Rick) Laatsch; grandchildren, Adam (Lora) Daniek, Matthew Daniek, Aaron (Megan) Kopp, Jason (Jess) Kopp and Nathan Kopp; great-granddaughters, Grace, Wren and Vera; extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Mark Daniek and daughter-in-law, Gina Buerger.

According to David’s wishes, the family will have a private service.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a future charitable donation.

A sincere word of appreciation goes to the nurses and staff of Benedictine Living Center for their compassionate care for David during the final years of his life.