Obituary: Joseph A. Mahner
Joseph Andrew Mahner, age 75 of Rhinelander, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 26, 2019, while fishing in Canada. He was born July 23, 1943 in Rhinelander to Arnold and Marie (James) Mahner.
Joe is survived by his mother, Marie Mahner; seven children, Clara (William) Groskopf, Keven Mahner, Natalie (Joe) Polinski, Rebecca (Bart) Tegen, Tracy (Benjamin Marquardt) Mahner, Eva (Benjamin Gehrig) Mahner, and Prescott Mahner; his former wife and mother of his children, Agnes Mahner; companion, Martha Fuller; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol (Mike) Umland, Jeff (Karol) Mahner, Linda O’Brien Mahner and Stephen (Brenda Shepard) Mahner; other relatives and friends; his dogs, Roxey, Jan, Jack and Ziggy. He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold Mahner and a granddaughter, Megan Marie.
Visitation will take place 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, June 15, followed by a 1 p.m. memorial service for Joe at the Carlson Funeral Home with Chaplain John Uhlarik officiating. Firefighter honors will follow the service outside the funeral home and a celebration of Joe’s life will continue at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Crescent Town Hall. Inurnment will take place in Hiles Cemetery. (Carlson Funeral Home)