Couple puts professional skills to work

APPLETON — When Jerry and Julie Lopas retired 11 years ago, they wanted to cut back on volunteering since they had done so much of it through … Read More

His pocket crosses give comfort

MANITOWOC — Pocket crosses may be small, but Dan Czekala and his wife, Gen, can attest they have a big impact. About two and a-half years ago, … Read More

She shares the faith in many ways

NEENAH — Pat Bowen feels blessed to have the life she has. A lifelong Catholic, a former sister, a teacher, a devoted wife and mother, and a … Read More

She’s found ways to serve God

OSHKOSH — Throughout her life, Betty Hawley has had a simple mission as part of her faith: to find ways to serve God by filling needs of … Read More

Memories draw her back home

LANGLADE — Mary Jo Peters is proof that, no matter what the adage says, you can go home again. The Langlade native, her family as deeply rooted … Read More

Her faith is a sight to behold

GREEN BAY — For the last 40 years, Pat Boerschinger has been legally blind. And while she cannot see, her faith in God and devotion to the … Read More

She’s hog wild for fighting cancer

ANTIGO — Camree Powell is fueling her passion — the fight against cancer — with her love for animals and the Langlade County Fair. At this year’s … Read More

Sidewalks were her mission territory

DE PERE — A woman in Buffalo, N.Y., was about to walk into an abortion clinic because she could not afford supplies to care for her unborn … Read More

Comforting the grieving is her role

OSHKOSH — When Arlene Robl’s husband, Eugene, died in 2000, Robl was overwhelmed with her loss and all of the tasks that had to be done to … Read More

Kindness is her key to heaven

KAUKAUNA — Sue Van Nuland has made it her life’s mission to be kind to others. It sounds so simple and yet it seems so hard for … Read More