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

Patty “Cozzie” Grimm

Patty “Cozzie” Grimm, 52, of Wausau entered into eternal rest on Oct. 3, 2019.

Patty “Cozzie” Grimm

Patty leaves behind her soul mate Tom Grimm; daughters Ani and Seta; parents Tish and Bob Cosentino; sisters Teresa (Todd) Connolly, Ann (Dan) Lemmer and Chris (Bill Hewett) Cosentino; stepdaughters Kate and Emily; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by nephew Gio Robert Cosentino; uncle Fr. Jack Cosentino and her beloved dog Anoush.

Friends are invited to share their memories of Patty with her family during visitation at St. Anne Parish, 700 W. Bridge St., Wausau, on Monday, Oct. 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Fr. Steve Brice will officiate the service. Patty will be laid to rest following services at Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patty’s name can be made to the Marathon County Historical Society, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau, WI 54403 or Pine Grove Cemetery, 1501 Grand Ave., Wausau, WI 54403. Those wishing to send floral arrangements are requested to use the following link

Patty’s family wishes to thank Detective Jim Martin, Deputy Megan Sowinski and Chaplain Duane Hamilton, along with the Wausau Police Department, Marathon County Sheriff’s Department, as well as the other first responders and emergency response teams that assisted during this time. Their dedication, care and compassion are deeply appreciated.

Brainard Funeral Home- Wausau Chapel is assisting the family. To share memories and condolences with Patty’s family, please visit

Ronald “Ron” Bube

Ronald “Ron” Bube, 84, Wausau died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Ronald “Ron” Bube

He was born April 14, 1935, in Athens, son of the late Bodo A. and Margaret (Rosner) Bube Sr. On June 4, 1960, he married Charlene “Char” Allen in Wausau. She preceded him in death on Feb. 20, 1984. He then married Arlene Richards on March 1, 1991, in Mosinee. She survives.

For many years Ron worked at Fitzgerald’s in Wausau and later at Wausau Tile in Rothschild until his retirement. Ron enjoyed many years of fishing on the Rainbow Flowage and relaxing in a lawn chair by the campfire feeding the chipmunks. He also enjoyed spending time with his family at family cookouts. Ron loved sitting with his family and watching his very active great-grandchildren run and crawl all about his feet. It brought him much joy in the last few weeks of his life to spend time with his family.

Ron proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, Arlene R. Bube, Wausau, his children, Barbara Bube, Wausau, Thomas (Michelle) Allen, Wausau, two grandchildren, Marie (Joe) Krause, MN and Brooke (Patrick) Meverden, Wausau, four great grandchildren, Henry, George and Thea Krause and Augie Meverden, his step children, Glenn (Kate) Tollar, Neenah, Sheila (Mark) Clever, Little Suamico, Sharon (Burt) Hanke, Wausau, Mike (Kelly) Tollar, DePere and Lisa Tollar, Lacrosse, 10 step grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, his siblings, Tony Bube, Marie Seubert, Bodo (Connie) Bube, and Peggy Burgos and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Charlene and his siblings Dorothy Creecy, Sr. Edna Bube, Ursula Kordus, Peter Bube and Agnes Stark.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau. The Rev. Msgr. Mark Pierce will preside. Entombment will be in Shrine of Heaven Mausoleum, Neenah. Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services all at the church. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

Donald Baltz

Donald E. Baltz, 79, Wausau, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Mount View Care Center under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

Donald Baltz

Donald was born Aug. 2, 1940, in Wausau to the late Emil and Agnes (Meyer) Balz. Following his graduation from Wausau High School, he went on and graduated from the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse earning a bachelor’s degree in physical education with minors in English and driver’s education. Donald married Janet Ament on March 31, 1964, in North Augusta, South Carolina. For many years he was the part owner and operator of Baltz Well Drilling and excellent all-around handyman to family and friends.

Donald was a good husband, father and man who enjoyed time with his family. He enjoyed travelling out West, into Canada and to Washington, D.C., in search of new and beautiful national parks with his family. Early in life, he was a very good skater and liked to play hockey and he grew into become a very good dancer. His favorite pastimes were spent outdoors. Donald loved to go hunting with firearms and bows, even travelling to Colorado to go elk hunting, and also spending peaceful times out on the lakes and rivers of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Canada fishing.

Donald is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Janet; daughter, Melanie (Nick) Incorvaia; siblings, Vernelle Carazalla, Carol Gruening, Bev Gruening and Ken Baltz; sisters-in-law, Henrietta Baltz and Gail (Robert) Schneider; brother-in-law, Jerry Ament; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  He is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert (Mary) Balz and Duane Baltz; and sister-in-law, Dolly Ament.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Donald will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at St. Anne Parish, Wausau. Fr. Tom Lindner will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church on Saturday. Donald will be interred at Restlawn Memorial Park, town of Texas. Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements; you may sign our family guestbook at

Donald’s family wishes to extend sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff of Mount View Gardenside Crossing and Southern Reflections for their warm and compassionate care for Donald. The family also wished to thank the nurses and staff of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for their kind care during the last few days of Donald’s life.  Appreciation also goes to the staff of Helke Funeral Home for their service.