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Warren J. Hranach
Warren James Hranach, 89, formerly of Menominee, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Born on Jan. 24, 1924 in Nadeau, Mich. to the late Joseph and Elsie (Beyer) Hranach, he served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He married the former Ruth Lueskow on Oct. 2, 1958 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2007.
He was a papermaker at the former Menominee Paper Company for over 30 years. A member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Menominee, he served on the church council, was a past member of the VFW Post #1887 and a visionary entrepreneur, investing and working on various businesses in Menominee.
He is survived by two daughters, Lynn (Frederick) Charles, of Scottsbluff, Neb. and Patricia (Jim) Nagel, of Valparaiso, Ind.; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a sister, Ione (John) Bellaire, of Hayward, Ca.; a sister-in-law, Audrey Hranach, of Rockford, Ill; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Phillys and Ted Hartner, of Milwaukee and other family members and friends.
Along with his parents, and his wife, Ruth, he was preceded in death by a son, James and a brother, Kenneth.
Per his request, private services were held with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee. Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.