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“Codolences to the entire Halbach family. May time ease the pain of your loss. Bless your hearts. ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Jill - WI

“Teresa, Sitting near God and the Angles Infinite peace & love surround you. Fill family and loved ones hearts with love.They struggle w pain and...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Erickah Cashell - Wonder Lake, IL

“I offer my deepest sympathy to family and friends. I have a birthday on October 31 also and went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Teresa M....Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Anita Kerry Wanek - Rome, GA

“I was a friend and coworker of Teresa's. She had a beautiful smile and cheery disposition... always a pleasure to be around! My favorite memory was...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Brenda

“Although I've never met you or your family I only hope justice for you will prevail and peace for your family ”
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Trudeau - WI

“MAY YOU, PLEASE, REST IN PEACE TERESA! Thoughts and prayers to all your Family and Friends. ”
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Cheryl Bellin - Green Bay, WI

“I finished watching the documentary today and I pray that somehow the truth is soon found so that you can truly rest in peace. A life taken or stolen...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue - Garden City, MI

“So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to the family in this time if sorrow ”
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Dawn Weaver - Merrill, WI - Not

“my prayers to you so sorry to hear what's going on ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy Leisner Krueger

“I hope they truly find out what happened to your loved one. I am sorry for the pain that you have experienced. ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan Barker

“Thoughts and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Jill Schroeder-Wilhelm & Family - WI

“Sending thoughts and prayers for your family and the memory of your beautiful and beloved daughter. It breaks my heart to see all of the publicity...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Debra Reidt Marsolek - WI

“To the Halbach Family, Going through the loss of family once is enough. My heart breaks for you that you are being put through it once again. My...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Perry - Fond du Lac, WI

“With all the media surrounded the Halbach case, I think it is important to remember Teresa M. Halbach. I am sorry that you have to relive the pain...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa Whiting - Green Bay, WI

“RIP Teresa. ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Emily

“May you be resting in peace. We are the same age. I remember first hearing of your passing on. You have not been forgotten. You are still living on...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Jamie - Freedom, WI

“I'm so sorry for your loss of your daughter and sister. I hope one day the truth will come out about what happened to her. Please except my...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Patricia - Iroquois falls, AL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the halbach family. I didn't know teresa but i admire her. I would like to let the halbach's know that i pray every...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Holly okkerse

“Thankyou for your requested article to Wikipedia, but I am afraid it has been declined. The reason given is: "This suggestion does not assert the...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Wikipedian HawkerTyphoon

“I did not know Teresa but I certainly express my deepest Sympathy to the Entire Family and hope that time will heal your hearts. She was obviuosly a...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim

“Our family prayers are with you and the entire family during these very difficult days. May God be with you. Tom-Manitowoc ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Tom

“I did not know Teresa. I do know Joe Hoerth. He told me stories of Teresa. What a great friend he is. I feel your loss. It is a harden heart that...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Fern

“Teresa was an amazing young woman. Most likely because she has an amazing family! As parents it is our job to teach our children. Then we sit back...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Lori Masin Family

“We are so sorry for your tragic loss. The pain you are going through is hard to express, but remember how many people care for you and your family. ...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Marie and Jason Hintz

“My thought and prayers are with you at this time. I remember Teresa as a sweet girl who connected with our foreign exchange student Pieta through...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Leah Bevers-Billings,MT

“My sincere sympathy to all of you. I am a Mother of a daughter and the fear all this put is me was so very scary. That this could happen to anyone,...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim

“Our deepest sympathy to the families of Teresa. Life is not ended, it is only changed. God bless all of you. Phil, Margie Beck and Family - Antigo ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Teresa Halbach

“I did not know Teresa, but as a mother this would break my heart. I am praying for your family that God grants to you strength and peace at this...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Patricia

“It's wonderful how many people Teresa has touched during her short life. Kyle remembers her as a classmate at HHS and Heather as a student at UW-GB....Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Ray and JoAnn Mueller, Kyle Mueller, Jeff and Heather (Johnson)

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Our family had the great privelage of knowing Teresa, however brief. We saw that she...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Elaine Kluth

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Halbach family at this time ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Carolyn

“Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers in the loss of a great person, Teresa. Even thought we have never met you, we felt a connection to...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Todd & Becky Haltaufderheid

“I did not know Teresa, or your family. But I believe that with prayer and with God by your side, your healing may begin. I will be praying that the...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: J

“Our deepest sympathy to all the Family and Friends of Teresa - God Sure must have needed an Angel - With all our Prayers, Support & Love. ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Don,Lori, & Ryan Bowers

“I never really knew Teresa. We attended UWGB together. I knew who she was (she was the type of person you just knew) though I doubt she'd recall me....Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Gavin

“I was very saddened to hear of the tragic death of your beloved daughter Theresa. My prayers are with your family and all who knew her. It is...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Gail Niesl

“Tom, Karen & Family Our hearts go out to you at this sad time. We did not know Teresa, but hearing about her makes us know she was one terrific girl...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: bunny & jerry van cuyk

“My family & I are from Stockbridge & again, like everybody else, never thought this could happen so close to home, muchless somebody you know. ...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Lynn & Family

“We did not know Teresa, but would like to extend our deepest sympathies. I am a nurse educator in Fond du Lac, and I just trained a new RN who...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Paul and Laura Reetz and family

“I knew from the moment I heard your son talk to the press that you are a Christian family. The one thing you can tak comfort in is that Teresa is...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Kate Farrell

“My thoughts and prayers go out the your family during this difficult time. May God guide you and make you strong. God Bless you all! ”
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Jodi Moretti

“Dear Halbach family & friends, I didn't know Teresa, but I felt so horrible for her & her family when I heard they found her car, & her on the Avery...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary

“I am sorry I will not beable to come this weekend. You will be in my prayers. ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Sara Roehrig

“Our deepest sympathy to your family during this time. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: T & J Schwartz, Ramstein AB, Germany

“Tom,Karen and family Our hearts go out to you all, we cannot imagine how hard these past couple weeks have been on you. Teresa reminded me of my own...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Jane

“I am deeply touched and saddened by what Teresa and your family has had to endure. Your faith is inspiring and will help you through this unspeakably...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Colleen

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. (Psalm 46:1) May the Love of God sustain you, the Peace of God be with you and the...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: The Tignor Family

“I am sorry for the loss of your daughter. I know there are no words to say that will make it any easier. Your faith has been inspirational to me!!...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Dan G

“Even though I did not know teresa but someday I Will in another life.I have three young boys every time I take there picture I will think of how she...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Tina Keen

“Words cannot express the sorrow we feel at the loss of your daughter, sister, and friend. May she rest in peace. Your family is in our thoughts and...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol & Jim Zelzer

“I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you during this very difficult time. Lisa ”
51 of 100+ | Posted by: lisa

“I am so sorry for your loss. No one should ever have to leave this earth in the way she had to. The person who did this will be dealt with on...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: MARCIA

“We did not know Teresa, but our thoughts and prayers go out to her family. She will not be forgotten. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Phil

“Teresa had a way with people that will never be forgotten. Her story has reached hundreds, but her life has touched thousands. Know that your...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Valerie

“I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Christina

“I did not know Teresa personally but I knew who she was. When I first heard about this I was dumbfounded as to something like this happening to...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa (Kreilkamp)Butcher and Family

“Just a quick note to let you know that all of you who knew and loved Teresa are in my thoughts and prayers. Since last Thursday, 11/10, I have...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Mullins

“No one knows why God sets our lives to take the paths they take. We can only put our faith in that He knows why. I am sure Theresa is looking down...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris Hartnek

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless!!! ”
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Patty Papke

“My sincere sympathy to your family. Your entire family and Theresa will be in my prayers. May God look over each and every one of you. God...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat

“My deepest sympathy to your family. I do not know Teresa or your family but please know that you are not alone. God bless your entire family. Alea...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Alea Peterson

“My heart goes out to you and your family during this hard time. Teresa's kindness and loving personality will live on through her loved ones. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Nicole

“My thoughts and prayers are with you ... ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Rebecca

“My thoughts and prayers are with everyone from the family as well as her friends. I have known Teresa since we were in second grade, and I am proud...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristan - St. John WI

“May God be with you, and comfort you in this sad time. I'm so sorry for your loss, and I will keep you and Teresa in my prayers. God Bless. ”
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa

“May your family continue to have strength and courage during this difficult time. My family is praying for all of you and will continue. ”
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Colleen

“Time can not erase the memories we hold in our hearts. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Theresa touched many lives and was an inspiration to all....Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandy

“May the loving arms that welcomed Teresa to her heavenly rest hold you close and comfort you as you go through this difficult time. The Lord Bless...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Rebecca Riggles

“I didnt know tresa nor her family but I just wanted to express my deepest condolences to Teresa's family and friends. ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Manuel Z. Arriaga

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa

“I did not know your family, but i live close by in the Brillion area. My deepest sympathy to you and your family, thank GOD for our faith to some...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Shirley

“I, like many others, did not know Teresa personally, but I have thought of her, and her family constantly, since this horrible thing happened. My...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol

“May our loving God continue to sustain you during this time of mourning! Teresa is now at home with her God and enjoying peace, love, and joy. ...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Sr. Maureen Anne

“Our sympathy to the Halbach Family. We can't imagine what you are going through now. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Jolene J and Family, Two Rivers, WI

“My heartfelt condolences to all family and friends of Theresa's and to all that knew her. May memories live on in your hearts forever. ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna

“Here is a beautiful Swedish Lutheran hymn we had sung when I lost both of my sons. It is very comforting and helped in my sorrow and despair. It is...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Regina Fryxell

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family in this sorrowful time. May you be comforted by the loving memories you'll carry forever in your heart....Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Kenn & Sue Hibbard

“The whole nation is heartbroken after reading this horrific event. Nobody should have to go through what your are going through back home in Wis. Not...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: James - Denver, CO

“I am so sorry for your loss. Although I did not know Teresa, she has inspired me with all that she has accomplished for her age and for how many...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Marsha G.

“May you take comfort in knowing that so many people are thinking of you at this most difficult time. God be with all of you. ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Cheri

“There is a new angel in the heavenly choir. Our family prays for you in these times and we hope you can find the peace you need. We will be thinking...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Sarah and Tim Zoch

“Although I do not know your family or your wonderful Teresa, please know I pray that your family has strength during this difficult time. God bless...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristie

“Like many others, we did not know Teresa or your family. You are a strong family and your faith will get you through this difficult time. Teresa...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Deb & Guy Rohde

“Though you cannot always see the bird singing, if you listen with your heart you can always hear his song. God is with you and has welcomed Teresa to...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: The Daun's

“even though we didnt really know teresa we can tell she was a great person were truley sorry for ur loss our prayers are with u stay strong the lord...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: poquette familyy

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family. May the memories you have comfort you at this terrible time. May you find peace in knowing that she...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Holly

“Like many of the others, I did not know your family, but I feel your loss. They say parents should never have to bury their children- it just shouldn...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Polly, Houston, Texas

“Karen, Tom, Tim, Mike, Katie and Kelly: You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Mike is right - God must have needed a photographer. Teresa will...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim and Debbie Smet

“I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter. I know that no words can say enough to help you and your family through this time of grief. Your family...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna Linson

“We are so sad for your loss; our sympathy for you and your family has been in our hearts since Teresa was reported missing. We regret not knowing...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry & Lois (Mader) Loos

“I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Teresa, but she has touched a lot of lives & will continue to do so. My heart breaks for your family & the...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Shelly

“God bless the Halbach family during this tragic time. ”
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Erik and Maria Stumo

“MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. I GREW UP IN STOCKBRIDGE. NEVER IN MY LIFE WOULD I HAVE THOUGHT THAT I WOULD HEAR OF SUCH A HORRIBLE THING IN OUR...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: KAY M

“I did not know Teresa but wish to extend my deepest sympathy to your family in this time of great sadness. Our prayers and thoughts are with you...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Heidi

“Even though I didnt know Teresa and I didnt know the family. My heart breaks every time I hear or see the story. My deepest sympathies and all my...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Becky Wilke

“I did not know Teresa but wish to extend my deepest sympathy to your family in this time of great sadness. Know that God will carry you through these...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Patchak

“Even though I did not know your daughter, sister Theresa, my heart is heavy with her loss. I'm so sorry that this happened. Please know that there...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: JoAnn

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Halbach family during this time of sorrow. I can't imagine the pain and grief you are experiencing. God Bless...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy

“ALL THOUGH I DO NOT KNOW TERESA PERSONALLY SHE IS A FRIEND OF MY DAUGHTERS SO I KNOW SHE IS A WONDERFUL PERSON.I HAVE HEARD MANY WONDERFUL STORIES....Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: LINDA

“Your expression of Faith and Love for each other will help you through this very difficult time. Your strength and hope for the after life will...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandy


Teresa M. Halbach age 25 of St. John died on October 31, 2005. She was born March 22, 1980 in Kaukauna. Teresa graduated from Hilbert High School in 1998 and graduated from UW Green Bay Summa Cum Laude with a degree in photography in 2002. She was the owner and operator of Photography by Teresa and did children's photography for Pearce Photography in Green Bay. Teresa was a member of St. John-Sacred Heart Parish in St. John and the Business Marketing Group in Green Bay. She coached her younger sister's 7th grade volleyball team at St. John-Sacred Heart School. She also enjoyed traveling and went to Spain, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico and all across the United States. Most of all, Teresa loved singing karaoke and spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered as the life of the party who could make anyone smile. Survivors include her parents: Thomas & Karen (Sekorski) Halbach; maternal grandparents: Dan & Dorothy (Meverden) Sekorski; brothers and sisters: Timothy Halbach of Chilton, Michael Halbach of Green Bay and his special friend Stephanie Jost of Hilbert, Katie Halbach of St. John, Kelly Halbach of St. John; and 11 aunts & uncles: Kathy (Joseph) Beach of Sherwood, Kristi (Wally) Kappell of Sherwood, Kay (Special Friend John Horness) Giordana of Neenah, Carol (Thomas) Stumpf of Menasha, Nick (Carol) Halbach of St. John, Dennis (Gloria) Halbach of Hilbert, Ron (Nancy) Halbach of St. John, Gary (Debra) Halbach of Hilbert, Betty Halbach of Brillion, Dave (Special Friend Mary Young) Halbach of Hilbert, & Mary (Steve) Lemberger of Sherwood. She is further survived by many cousins and friends. Teresa was preceded in death by her father: Richard Halbach and her paternal grandparents: Cyril & Regina (Jackels) Halbach. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday November 19, 2005 at St. John-Sacred Heart in St. John with the Rev. Dave Zimmermann officiating. Friends may call at St. John-Sacred Heart School Gymnasium in Sherwood from 4 to 8:00 PM on Friday November 18, 2005. There will be a parish vigil service Friday evening at 7:00 PM. A memorial fund has been established in the name of Teresa M. Halbach. Wieting Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. The Halbach family would like to thank everyone who helped in the search of Teresa and everyone's thoughts and prayers during this trying time.