Entry Date: 49

Exit Date: 52


Status: D: 0820/2014

“Byron E. LaDuke, 84, Green Bay, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He was born July 18, 1930, in Green Bay to Lowell and Pearl (Trudeau) LaDuke. Byron was a graduate of Green Bay West High School, Class of 1948. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy. Byron was employed by the State of Wisconsin Apprenticeship Bureau as a District Representative. On September 20, 1952, he married Catherine “”Kate”” Phillips at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Green Bay. She preceded him in death on July 1, 2002.Byron is survived by three daughters, Lonni and Steve Wery, Green Bay; Shelly and Don Bierhals, Pulaski; Brenda Aerts, Green Bay; five grandchildren, Blake (Andrea) Wery, Shawn Bierhals, Matthew Bierhals, Breanna Bierhals, Riley Aerts; and five great-grandchildren, Dominic, Jocelyn, Camara, Zander, and Kevin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kate; a grandson, Brett Wery; a brother, Lowell LaDuke; and his parents. Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. To send online condolences, please go to