Antoinette Marie Fleischman, 66
Antoinette “Toni” Marie Fleischman, of the Town of Rolling, died October 5, 2016 at her home. She was 66 years old.
She was born March 30, 1950 in Antigo, daughter of the late Robert and Florence (Resch) Vorass. She married Jim Fleischman on January 27, 1968 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mattoon.
Toni was a homemaker. She also worked at Schroeder Brothers Potato Farms, Weinbrenner Shoe Factory, Waukesha Bearings, and Aspirus Central Billing Office. She was a volunteer at Aspirus Langlade Hospital.
She loved to knit and crochet, and she shared her talents by making booties for new babies at the hospital, and gifts for many relatives and friends. Toni also enjoyed making quilts, especially memory quilts, as well as teddy bears, and Halloween costumes for the family. Christmas was her favorite time of year, and she enjoyed wreath-making with her friends and family. She was a flower gardener, and she loved berry picking, cooking for her family, and making a tote of freshly popped popcorn for everyone to enjoy.
She was a member of St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church, where she was active on the funeral dinner committee.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, Jim Fleischman, include 5 daughters, Kelly (Craig) Borchardt of Stevens Point, Deana Fleischman of Antigo, Tina (Nick Niggeling) Fleischman of Antigo, Angie Fleischman of Merrill, and Leah (Neil Fisher) Fleischman of Wittenberg; 10 grandchildren, Sienna and Aubrey Borchardt of Stevens Point, Cody (Gloria) Fermanich of Hawaii, Dalton Fermanich of Los Angeles, CA, James Niggeling of Antigo, Holden and Hayden Smith of Merrill, and Seth, Megan, and Madison Fisher of Wittenberg; a great-grandson, Johnny Fermanich; a stepson Todd (Tammy) Paral of Luxemburg, WI; 2 stepgrandchildren, Alexa and Austin; 4 sisters, Charlotte (John) Meyer of Antigo, Kathryn “Kitty” (Herb) Husnick of Antigo, Mary (Norman) Resch of Birnamwood; 3 brothers, Jim (Dawn) Vorass of Phoenix, AZ, Alfred Vorass of Land O’ Lakes, Robert “Bert” (Jeanette) Vorass of Kimberly; a mother-in-law, Lorraine Fleischman; dear friends, Karen and Dan Klarich of Marinette, and Ruth Spray of Summit Lake. She is also survived by Jim’s family, many nieces and nephews, and her beloved dog, Charlie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Andy; sister-in-law, Carole Vorass; father-in-law, Conrad Fleischman; and nephew, Jamie Vorass.
A funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church in Phlox, with Fr. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at Strasser-Roller Funeral Home, with a parish wake service at 6:30 p.m. by Deacon Tony DeBroux. A second visitation will take place on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the church.