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A son, Leon Lawrence, was born to Matthew and Alisha Lemmer, Wausau, on Oct. 22, 2020, at 9:21 p.m. at Wausau Aspirus Hospital. The infant weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches at birth.
The grandparents are Tim and Linda Lemmer, Marathon; Steve and Shelby Olm, Wausau; and Jody Duncan Hartig, Rothschild.
The great-grandparents are Gene Olm, Stratford, and Mary Ann Lemmer, Marathon.
A Circle of Joy Christmas “Giving Tree” will be located at People’s State Bank, Marathon. Ornaments with children’s ages and wish lists will be placed on the tree or available from tellers. All gifts are to be wrapped and returned to the bank tree no later than Thursday, Dec. 1. If you are interested in participating, pick up a name at Peoples State Bank or the village of Marathon City office.
St. Mary honor roll
St. Mary’s Catholic School, Marathon, has reported its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
High honors with distinction: Hailey Martin.
High Honors: Natilee Hummer, Abram Jacobson, Sara Marek, Velda Mechelke, Mayven Schneider, Frederick Tylinski.
Honors: William Bretzke, Matthew Kindlarski, Alyssa Kraft.
High honors: Samuel Altenhofen, Mylee Haehlke, Luike Hoenisch, Anika Kolka, Blake Sternberg.
Honors: Briggs Baumann, Madaylnn Blume, Leah Schulz, Taylor Schulz, Spencer Seubert.
High honors: Anna Chesek, Samuel Deckelman, Katie LeBlanc, Kiley Mader, Katherine Paul, Cayden Sapinski, Alyssa Stowell.
Honors: Gabriella Baumann, Morgan Gore, Emma Scheiderer.
High school honor roll
Marathon High School has reported its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
High Honor Roll
Seniors: Anna Cleven, Tristen Dehnel, Samuel Dick, Colton Free, Alexander Gosse, Michael Hahn, Dakota Hall, Kaitlyn Kaiser, Reed Klinger, Emily Koppa, Cullen Krasselt, Hope Krautkramer, Hunter Krautkramer, Jaicee Kunkel, Dawson Lang, Cayd Luther, Mikayla Mathwich, Samuel Matis, Erika Moore, Alexa Mroczenski, Katrina Mroczenski, Jocelyn Opela, Chentaly Phakitthong, Madalyn Phelps, Piper Pietrowski, Kaitlyn Rusch, Andrea Seymour, Jaeden Strasser, Jake Sweno, Jared Sweno, Keean Turnquist, Kristoffer Twerberg, Matthew VandeBoom, Steven Vesnefsky, Brock Warren.
Juniors: Jenna Aschbrenner, Emily Duberstein, Noah Fritz, Noah Gage, McKenna Haehlke, Alyssa Hall, Laci Hoeksema, Trinity Hornung, Brooke Jourdan, Alexandria Kraimer, Vanessa Krueger, Elizabeth LaQua, McKinnley Marks, Abigail Plachetka, Jada Prihoda, Kayla Radtke, Benjamin Robbins, Laila Smith, Lindsey Sparr, John Stoffel, Kendra Stoffel, Jonah Streveler, Julianna Thurs, Sofia Tylinski, Katelyn Underwood, Allison Wokatsch.
Sophomores: Ian Blake, Ava Buchberger, Emma DeBroux, Eowyn Dillon, Jaron Gage, Andrew Goergen, Charlotte Gruetzmacher, Pierson Hamann, Brianna Hieronimus, Grace Kahon, Andrew Love, Madeline Martin, Korin Mroczenski, Elizabeth Paul, Ashley Phakitthong, Meridith Poremba, Kali Prihoda, Grace Riesgraf, Ashley Seliger, Ryan Smith, Griffin Treankler.
Freshmen: Ella Altfillisch, Grace Barnet, Paige Blount, Elizabeth Dzwonkowski, Caroline Fritz, Lily Gage, Ashley Gertschen, Brandon Gitzlaff, Andrew Glennon, Ethan Hackel, Madison Heise, Marissa Kaiser, Emily Knoeck, Ava Krueger, Jorey Kunkel, Payton Lawrence, Taylor Lepak, Clayton Marcott, Mallory Ninabuck, Miles O’Keefe, Maddison Rusch, Bridget Salber, Logan Schmidt, Piper Skrzypchak, Jacob Smith, Jacob Sommers, Grant Warren.
Seniors: Theodore Baeseman, Jaidyn Carlson, Kylie Draeger, Maricruz Gomez, Allyson Lahnala, William Lo, Jaden Mletzko, Lyndsay Pintor, Hunter Rhein, Emily Stieber.
Juniors: Angela Baumann, Stefani Chesek, Ethan Gacke, Brett Gertschen, Isaac Hackel, Nathan Hanke, Michael Kindlarski, Ella Mader, Owen Marks, Kyle Rauen, Camryn Sapinski, Chloe Sonnentag.
Sophomores: Saul Beranek, Alec Buchberger, Drake Carlson, Chloe LaValley, Jacob Lo, Jersey Lobner, Ahlexis Dru Nowak, Taylor Pawlowicz, Katie Robbins, Derek Scheiderer, Ian Skala, Brayden Sturm.
Freshmen: Kaitlyn Annis, Alisha Blenker, Jasmin Gonzalez Mujica, Edmund Hall, Cooper Hoeksema, Nathaniel Huebsch, Madisyn Lang, Cassidy Seubert, Aiden Stanek, Tyler Underwood.
The Mass schedule at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, town of Cassel, and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Halder, have changed. Sacred Heart Church will hold Mass on Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 8:30 a.m. There will be a weekday Mass every Friday at 8:30 a.m.
St. Patrick’s Church will hold Mass on Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m. Weekday Mass will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 8 a.m.
Marathon County Historical Society History Chats will continue with new topics, including one focused on Marathon City.
Ben Clark and Gary Gisselman host these chats every Thursday at 12:30 p.m. on different chapters of history from across Marathon County. They are presented in conjunction with the Marathon County Public Library. Each session begins with a short presentation (10-15 minutes) followed by answers to audience questions. History Chats are streamed live on the Historical Society’s Facebook page and YouTube Channel, and are archived for later viewing at the same places.
Upcoming dates and topics are: Early Medical History
_ Nov. 19: “George Cook of Unity.”
_ Dec. 3: “The Honorable Louis Marchetti.”
_ Dec. 10: “Councilwoman Helen Ohm.”
_ Dec. 17: “Ollie Bache-Wiig.”
_ Dec. 24: “Santa Claus Visits Marathon County.”
Light up Marathon
The Marathon Lions Club and Arrow Tap Tavern have announced upcoming holiday events.
A house and business decorating contest held will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Dec. 18. Judging will take place Sunday, Dec. 20.
A downtown tree decorating contest will be held with trees that will be placed at the Marathon Heritage Center. Plastic ornaments and lights can be donated to the Arrow Tap by Saturday, Dec. 5.
A chili contest at Arrow Tap will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, with a winner announced at 4 p.m.
For more information, contact the Arrow Tap at 715-443-3233.