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Joseph Peter Detaeje Jr.

December 24, 1934 August 30, 2022
Joseph Peter Detaeje Jr.
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Obituary for Joseph Peter Detaeje Jr.

Joseph Peter Detaeje Jr., 87, of Oconto, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at The Bay at Oconto. Joseph was born December 24, 1934 in Oconto to the late Joseph Peter and Viola (Ristow) Detaeje Sr. Joseph attended Couillardville School from 1940 -1948 and then went to Oconto High School. He then attended UW Madison Farm Short courses for two years. Joseph was an avid trapper and was nicknamed Trapper Joe. Joseph enjoyed spending time and helping at Oconto River Bowmen. He enjoyed ice fishing, hunting, especially turkey. Joseph was a great father and papa. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Stiles.

Joseph is survived by two daughters, Marjorie Shafman, Shelly Belongia; three sons, Michael Detaeje, Bobbyjoe Detaeje, Joseph Detaeje III; a sister, Janice Janssen; and fifteen grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Art Shafman and brother-in-law, Gale Janssen.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 11 AM to 1 PM Friday, September 2, 2022. Funeral services will be conducted 1 PM Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Francis Nusi officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Stiles. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

A special thank you to the staffs at The Bay Oconto and Moments Hospice.

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Visitation

Friday

2

Sep

11:00 AM 9/2/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/2/2022 1:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Friday

2

Sep

1:00 PM 9/2/2022 1:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Funeral service by Rev. Francis Nusi.

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Abrams-Stiles Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

5323 St. Patrick Road
Stiles, Wi 54139

5323 St. Patrick Road Stiles 54139 Wi
United States
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