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Michael W. Exferd

July 22, 1945 July 10, 2017
Michael W. Exferd
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Obituary for Michael W. Exferd

Michael W. Exferd, 71, of Oconto, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at his home. Michael was born July 22, 1945 in Oconto to the late Alvin and Ruth (Mack) Exferd. He married Lynn Cisar on August 9, 1968. Michael served his Country in the US Navy from 1963 to 1968 and served on the first nuclear powered ship. He worked for the Oconto County Highway Department from 1968 to 2003, retiring as Oconto County Highway Commissioner. Michael enjoyed watching the Packers, playing golf and hunting with family and friends. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, serving on the building committee and was also a member of Oconto American Legion Post #74 where he served as Adjutant for many years.

Michael is survived by his wife, Lynn Exferd, Oconto; daughter, Debbie (Jack) Helmle, Lt. Suamico; son, Mike (Becky) Exferd, Boise, ID; two sisters, Betty (Frannie) Warrichaiet, Oconto; Pat (Leonard) Dorner, Green Bay; brother, Clayton (Beverly) Exferd, Green Bay; sister-in-law, Chris Exferd, Oconto; brother-in-law, John Schultz, Oconto; special family member, Amy Zerbe, Oconto; four grandchildren, Madison and Morgan Helmle, Brady and Carson Exferd. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Janet Exferd, Carine Springstroh, Mary Schultz and a brother Jim Exferd.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Friday, July 14, 2017. Visitation will continue on Saturday, July 15, from 10 to 11 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM Saturday at the church with Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery with Military Rites by all Oconto Veteran organizations. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Holy Trinity building fund.

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Visitation

Friday

14

Jul

4:00 PM 7/14/2017 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/14/2017 8:00:00 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

Visitation

Saturday

15

Jul

10:00 AM 7/15/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

15

Jul

11:00 AM 7/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Mass of Christian Burial by Rev. Joel Sember.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oconto Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oconto, WI 54153

Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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