Our Obituaries

Darleen Alice Young

January 21, 1928 - August 21, 2015

Darleen A. Young, 87 of Boscobel died Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center, Fennimore, due to complications from Alzheimer's, 5 weeks after the death of her husband Bernard. She was born January 21, 1928 to John and Alice Ruchti on their Fennimore area farm. The family later moved to town where she graduated from Fennimore High School. After high school she worked at Parker...
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Helen Charlotte Derrickson

October 21, 1921 - July 30, 2015

Helen C. Derrickson, 93, of Richland Center (formally of rural Blue River) went to be with her Savior on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Pine Valley Healthcare. She died peacefully with her loving daughter by her side. Helen was born October 21, 1921, to Charles and Beulah (Wheaton) Wade in their farmhouse at Byrds Creek in Richland County. Helen had a joyful childhood and loving parents. She...
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Bernard E. Young

December 24, 1923 - July 14, 2015

Bernard E. Young 91 of Boscobel passed away Tuesday July 14, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center Fennimore Wisconsin due to complications from COPD and congestive heart failure. He was born December 24, 1923 to Lou and Angie Young in Boscobel, Wisconsin. Bernard married Darleen Ruchti November 16, 1948 and was blessed with 66+ years together. Dad is survived by beloved wife Darleen, daughters...
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Judith Wallin Cremeens

November 27, 1953 - July 7, 2015

Judith (Wallin) Cremeens, age 61, of Whitewater, formerly of rural Gays Mills, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Rainbow Hospice Care Impatient Center, at Johnson Creek, after a very courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 27, 1953, the youngest of the four daughters of Oliver and Carol (Johnson) Wallin. She grew up on the family farm in rural Gays Mills, WI. She...
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Thomas Lynn Witzig

April 29, 1950 - June 30, 2015

Thomas L. Witzig, 65, of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday June 30, 2015 at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics Boscobel. He was born on April 29, 1950 in Grant Co. to Paul and Ruth (Binius) Witzig. He was married on July 26, 1969, in Boscobel, to Diane Sutherland. Tom had been employed by Amon, then Fahrner until his retirement. He also was a logger. He is survived by Wife, Diane Witzig...
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Marilyn Jean Krogen

September 6, 1934 - June 25, 2015

Marilyn J. (Curry) Krogen, age 80 of Boscobel, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family on June 25th, 2015. She was the daughter of Floyd (Jack) and Stella (Blondie) Curry, who preceded her in death along with an infant son, Kord Krogen. Marilyn was a graduate of Boscobel High School, Class of 1952 and Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1955. In January 1957, she married...
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Malachi Donovan Wetter

May 19, 2015 - May 19, 2015

Malachi Donovan Wetter was given to us by God early in the morning on May 19th; a few short moments later he returned to be with our Heavenly Father. He lived for one short heartbeat. His life with us was way too short. If it was up to us we would be holding our son Malachi now, but we know that is not our choice to make. He was a strong and beautiful baby boy. His appearance made him look...
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Joyce E. Nelson

August 26, 1919 - May 9, 2015

Joyce E. Nelson, 95, of Boscobel, passed away Saturday May 9, 2015 at her home in Boscobel. She was born on August 26, 1919 in Castle Rock Twp., Grant Co., to Robert and Bertha (Larmore) Brindley. She was married on October 7, 1944 in Boscobel to Galin N. Nelson, and he preceded her in death on May 29, 1997. Joyce and Galin did a lot of traveling before his death. She was a partner in the...
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Emogene Harris

June 30, 1930 - April 8, 2015

Emogene Harris, 84, passed away Wednesday morning at the Boscobel Care & Rehab. She was born June 30, 1930 to Guy and Ella (Dilley) Harris in Akan Township, Richland County, where she lived and went to school, until her family moved to Boscobel in 1944. She worked for several families caring for their children for many years and retired from the Boscobel Bank doing custodial work before going to...
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Joyce C. Blake

January 6, 1942 - April 7, 2015

Joyce Blake age 73 (January 6, 1942 - April 7, 2015), ended her journey to her final resting place on April 7, 2015, after a long battle with heart, kidney, and lung disease. She was married to Charles Blake on July 3, 1963, and they were blessed with three sons. She served our country by being a supportive wife in their journey throughout Charles' career endeavors in the United States...
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Lee Roy Swadley

January 16, 1935 - March 20, 2015

Lee Roy Swadley, age 80, of Platteville formerly of the Boscobel area, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015, at Manor Care in Platteville He is survived by his wife, Lucia (Draak) Swadley of Platteville, a daughter Denise Swadley of Platteville, son's, Tommy Swadley of Appleton, Terry Swadley of Madison, grandchildren Joey, Thomas Jr. and Alysa. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2...
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Donald M. Sander

November 2, 1942 - March 18, 2015

Donald M. Sander, 72, of Steuben, passed away Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Crossing Rivers Health, in Prairie du Chien. He was born on November 2, 1942 in Crawford County to Fred and Dorothy (Hudson) Sander. He was married on September 19, 1964 at Eastman, WI to Theresa Swatek. Don spent his life farming and especially enjoyed pigs, chickens and cattle. Don loved to hunt fish and hunt mushrooms....
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Paula Jean Tamling

July 19, 1945 - March 10, 2015

Paula Jean Tamling was born to Paul Albert Tamling and Esther Ida Bamberg on July 19, 1945. Growing up the eldest in the family she shared much of the responsibility of helping on the farm and raising her other four siblings. This became even more the case as her mother developed cancer and passed away in May 1962. On November 28, 1963, Paula married Gary C. Cook. Together they raised their...
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Alice P. Zimpel-Honer

May 11, 1927 - March 10, 2015

Alice Pauline (Hardy) Zimpel- Honer, 87, of Boaz, passed away Tuesday March 10, 2015 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on May 11, 1927 in Grant County to Oscar and Lora (Kite) Hardy. She was married to Buford Zimpel on March 7, 1942, and he preceded her in death on January 4, 1986. She married William Honer on December 27, 1991. She is survived by her husband, William Honer of...
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John Jack Batchelor

April 14, 1937 - March 8, 2015

Jack H. Batchelor, 77, of Arena, passed away Sunday March 8, 2015 at Agrace Hospice enter, Fitchburg, WI. He was born on April 14, 1937 in Platteville to Harry and Elizabeth (Caldwell) Batchelor. He graduated from Boscobel High School and was a veteran of the Korean War. He had been employed as a Correctional Officer for the State of Wisconsin until his retirement. He was married to Evelyn...
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Georgian Cookie Halverson

March 2, 1922 - February 1, 2015

Georgian P. "Cookie" Halverson, 92, of Fennimore, formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away Sunday February 1, 2015 at Grant Regional Health Center Lancaster. She was born on March 2, 1922 in Minneapolis, MN to Charles and Matrona (Golvin) Vaubel. She was married on July 12, 1948, in Janesville to William E. Halverson and he preceded her in death on October 28, 2012. She was a member of St....
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Gregory A. Bell Sr.

February 22, 1947 - January 12, 2015

Gregory A. Bell Sr., 67, of Boscobel, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2015, with family by his side at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison due to complications associated with a long illness. He was born on February 22, 1947, in Prairie du Chien to Durward and Dorothy (Byers) Bell. He was raised in Steuben, Wisconsin, and attended high school in Wauzeka where he...
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Betty Jean Reber

June 28, 1924 - January 12, 2015

Betty J. Reber, 90, of Viroqua, passed away Monday, Jan. 12th 2015 at the Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice in Viroqua. She was born June 28th, 1924, to Lloyd and Rose (Mrzena) Usher. She graduated from high school in Stanley, WI. In 1945, she married George N. Reber in Madison, WI. They were long-time residents of Gays Mills, owning and operating Reber's Service Station on Main St. for over...
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Donald E. Paetz

February 23, 1950 - January 9, 2015

Donald E. Paetz, 64, of Fennimore, passed away Friday, January 9, 2015 while driving his semi-truck in Chaseburg, WI. He was born on February 23, 1950 in Sterling, IL to John and Leslie (Courrier) Paetz. He was a member of N.R.A.. He is survived by a brother, Ronald (Nanette) Paetz of Blue River; a sister, Patricia (Larry) Welch of Deep Water, MO.; nieces and nephews, John (Colette) Paetz of...
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Betty Mae Atkinson

May 3, 1928 - December 1, 2014

Betty M. Atkinson, 86, of Boscobel, passed away Monday December 1, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. She was born on May 3, 1928 on the home farm outside of Steuben to Roy and Velva (Dillman) Groom, and loved working outside on the farm with her father and grandfather. As a young girls, she was a tomboy and loved playing softball, pitching for the girl's team in Steuben and catching for...
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Donald Wayne Watters

June 27, 1947 - November 26, 2014

Donald W. Watters, 67, of Boscobel, passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Madison, WI. He was born on June 27, 1947 in Prairie du Chien to Daniel and Lena (Bankes) Watters. He was married, October 15, 1977, at the Marion Church, Woodman, WI, to Theresa M. Havens. He was a Vietnam veteran where he received a Purple Heart and was also awarded the Army Commendation Medal with V device for...
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Michael "Mickey Lee McCoy

September 6, 1947 - October 15, 2014

Michael lee (Mickey) McCoy Mickey passed away on October 15th, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on September 6th, 1947 son of Homer and Esther McCoy, stepson of Bernard Lawton. Mickey graduated from Oregon High School on June 6th, 1967. Mickey's joys in life were playing the guitar and his love for music. Mickey also enjoyed watching football, especially when he could wear...
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Loretta Punkie Larsen-Sheehan

December 16, 1934 - September 28, 2014

Larsen - Sheehan, Loretta Violet Boscobel- Loretta (Punkie) Larsen-Sheehan, age 79 passed away on September 28, 2014. She was born on December 16, 1934 in Milltown, Wisconsin, the daughter of Ingolf and Violet Monson. She married Gene L. Larsen on June 20, 1954. Together they had six children. Following her husband Gene's death, October 28, 1997, she married Monty Sheehan, Del Rio, Texas on...
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Murray Arlie Steiner

April 4, 1952 - September 23, 2014

Murray A. Steiner, 62, of rural Gays Mills, passed away Tuesday September 23, 2014 at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics Boscobel. He was born on April04, 1952 in Crawford County to Delbert and Hazel(Roth) Steiner. He is survived by Son, Doug(Kristina) Steiner of Boscobel; 2 daughters, Darcy(Bruce) Rice of Blue River and Mary Steiner of Gays Mills; 7 grandchildren, Christopher,...
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Arland W. Harris

June 22, 1932 - September 20, 2014

Arland W. "Bud" Harris, 82 of Boscobel, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on September 20th, 2014 . He was born June 22nd, 1932 in Akan Township, Richland County, Crawford County WI to Guy and Ella (Dilley) Harris. He married Joyce (Feakes) on May 29th, 1952 in Boscobel. Bud served in the U.S. Army from 1953 โ€“ 1955. Throughout his adult life he worked for Hess Lumber Company,...
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Lucille Eleanor Derr

October 14, 1916 - September 4, 2014

DeForest/Boscobel Lucille Derr , age 97, passed away September 4th at Homestead Living in Waunakee, WI. She was born October 14, 1916 in Wisconsin Rapids to Reinhart and Anna (Getsinger) Henke. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1934 and worked at Woolworth's for a number of years. She married Kenneth Derr of Shawano, WI on July 20, 1938. They resided in Wisconsin Rapids until...
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Jeanette June Stoltz

June 23, 1925 - August 16, 2014

Jeanette J. Stoltz, 89, of Boscobel, passed away Saturday August 16, 2014 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on June 23, 1925 in Boscobel to Charles and Marjorie (Childs) Brown. She was married December 27, 1945, in Boscobel, to Norbert Stoltz, and he preceded her in death on March 10, 1974. She graduated from Boscobel High School and attended Richland Center Teachers College,...
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Ruth Heisz

September 23, 1929 - August 4, 2014

Ruth Heisz, 84, went home to be with the Lord on August 4th, 2014 at her home from complications of Alzheimer's. She was surrounded by family and friends. Ruth was a long-time member of Maple Ridge Bible Church, known for her 3 tier chocolate cake and pies. Ruth took pride in cleaning local businesses and homes. Most of all she loved her Lord. She was born on September 23, 1929, in Crawford...
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Bertha Marie Copus

January 18, 1922 - July 21, 2014

Bertha Marie (Roth) Copus, rural Soldiers Grove passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at Vernon Memorial Hospital. She was born January 18, 1922 the daughter of Henry G. and Bessie (Bartel) Roth. She married Beuford L Copus on June 23, 1938 and they farmed together for many years on farms in Crawford County. In their later years they lived with two of their sons on what became known as "the...
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Terry Michael Keene

October 21, 1980 - July 15, 2014

Terry M. Keene, 33, of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home in Boscobel. He was born on October 21, 1980 in Medford, WI to Joseph and Margie(Hurda) Keene. He graduated from LeGrange, Indiana High School and attended Southwest Tech in Fennimore. He had been past employed by Ferrell Gas. He was a past member of Howe, Indiana and Prairie du Chien Volunteer Fire Departments. He...
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Jack R. Brindley

August 2, 1922 - June 4, 2014

Jack R. Brindley, 91, of Boscobel, passed away Wednesday June 4, 2014 at Fennimore Community Good Samaritan Center Fennimore. He was born on August 2, 1922 in Hickory Grove Twp. to Robert and Bertha (Larmore) Brindley. He was married on February 21, 1950, in Galena, IL, to Ellen M. Quinn, and she preceded him in death on April 7, 2004. He graduated from Muscoda High School. He was a 25 year...
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Betty Jean Hackett

December 29, 1926 - May 18, 2014

Betty J. Hackett, 87, of rural Boscobel, passed away Sunday May 18, 2014 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on December 29, 1926 in Augusta to Carl and Jo Marie (McBroom) Lambrecht. She was married June 3, 1950 in Eau Claire to Allen Hackett. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Al Hacket of Boscobel, daughters, Carla (Doug) Rutherford...
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Dorothy G. Reiger

September 17, 1918 - April 21, 2014

Dorothy G. Reiger, age 95, of Spring Green, formerly of Wauzeka, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Greenway Manor Nursing Home in Spring Green. She was born on September 17, 1918, in Wauzeka, WI, the daughter of Edward and Lillian (York) Reiger. After graduating from Wauzeka High School in 1936, she attended Business College in Madison. Dorothy (Dot) went on to work at Borden...
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Murray Emery Leffler

May 17, 1945 - March 28, 2014

Murray E. Leffler, 68, of rural Fennimore, passed away Friday March 28, 2014 at his home. He was born on May 17, 1945 in Richland Co. to Emery and Clara (Morgan) Leffler. He is survived by his children, Jeff Leffler of Lancaster, Jim (Kim) Leffler of Stitzer, Jay (Sandy) Leffler of Mt. Ida, Treesa (Jody) Bolstad of Soldiers Grove, Kaci (Stacey) Leffler of Lancaster, Dusty Bushman of Loves, Park,...
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Anthony Tony Schwendinger

January 24, 1924 - March 10, 2014

Anthony John "Tony" Schwendinger, age 90, passed away on March 10, 2014, after a recent illness, at Boscobel Care and Rehab, Boscobel. He was born on January 15, 1924, in Dubuque, IA, to Alphonse and Catherine (Cleary) Schwendinger. He served in the United States Army during World War II and then farmed in the Boscobel area for many years before retiring in Sparta, Michigan and working at...
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Nicole L. Walmer

January 27, 1982 - February 25, 2014

Nicole L. Walmer, 32, of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at University of Wisconsin Hospital Madison. She was born on January 27, 1982 in Boscobel to Jack and Gina (Amundson) Walmer. She was employed at Great Lakes as a Borrowers Service Representative. She was a member of the HHR Club, and she enjoyed her music and D.J.ing. She is survived by Mother, Gina(Lyle Dalton, Step...
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Susanne Myrtle Jenner

April 24, 1943 - February 15, 2014

Susanne M. "Suzi" Jenner Susanne M. "Suzi" Jenner, Muscoda, formerly of Boscobel, died at home peacefully in her sleep on February 15th, 2014 from her third fight with cancer, COPD and Alzheimers. She was 70. Suzi was born at home on April 24th in Ferguson Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-dad Dick Curtis, 2 brothers, Bob and Allan Jenner, her sister Sandra Sime, all of...
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Helen P. Staskal

December 14, 1925 - February 4, 2014

Helen P. Staskal, 88, of rural Boscobel, passed away Tuesday February 4, 2014 at her home. She was born on December 14, 1925 in Crawford County to Alfred and Josephine (McDowell) Mullikin. She was married on April 5, 1947, in Madison, WI to Glendon Staskal. She was a member of Boscobel United Methodist Church and was active in Market America. She is survived by her husband Glendon Staskal of...
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Ray A. Purington

May 15, 1920 - January 31, 2014

Ray A. Purington, 93, of rural Blue River, passed away Friday January 31, 2014 at Richland Hospital Richland Center. He was born on May 15, 1920 in Ferryville to Eward and Ethel (Whiteaker) Purington. He was a veteran of WWII and a member of Richland Center VFW. Ray was employed by General Motors in Janesville until his retirement in 1985. He is survived by a brother, Eugene (Betty) Purington of...
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Ruth G. Baumeister

March 23, 1918 - January 31, 2014

Ruth G. Baumeister, age 95, of Gays Mills, passed away on, Friday, January 31, 2014, at Sannes-Skogdalen Nursing Home in Soldiers Grove. She was born on March 23, 1918, on a farm near Steuben to Percy and Bessie (Champion) Yonker. She was married on June 1, 1938, to Richard Baumeister and preceded her in death on November 6, 2012. In earlier years she traveled with Richard on road construction...
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Virgil K. Freymiller

June 22, 1927 - January 28, 2014

Virgil K. Freymiller, 86, of rural Woodman, passed peacefully away Tuesday January 28, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital Madison. He was born on June 22, 1927 in Marion twp, Grant Co. to George and Helen (Stenner) Freymiller. He was married on February 14, 1956 at Boscobel United Methodist Church in Boscobel to Audrey R. Allen. He was a lifelong farmer and a loving family man who always put others...
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Alice E. Dale

November 13, 1921 - January 22, 2014

Alice E. Dale, 92, of Madison, formerly of Boscobel and DeKalb, IL, passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014 at Wynwood of Madison West. She was born on November 13, 1921 in Hickory Grove Twp., Grant County, the second child of Carl and Alma (Olson) Anderson. She was a 1939 graduate of Boscobel High School. Alice was married to John Dale on January 9, 1945 in Boscobel. John and Alice lived for...
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Lloyd R. Bender

August 30, 1937 - January 13, 2014

Lloyd R. Bender, 76, of Boscobel, passed away Monday January 13, 2014 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse. He was born on August 30, 1937 in Boscobel to Richard and Alma (Garvin) Bender. He was a graduate of Boscobel High School and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Lloyd was married on October 15, 1977, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel to Martha Luchtenburg Laursen. Early in his...
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Forest M. Rutherford

February 27, 1929 - January 9, 2014

Forest M. Rutherford, 84, of Platteville, formerly of Boscobel, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Southwest Health Center Platteville. He was born on February 27, 1929 in Clyde, OH, to Harry and Laurel (Grove) Rutherford. He was married June 9, 1950, in Chicago, IL to Marilyn Nitsche, and she preceded him in death on January 18, 2013. He is survived by 2 daughters, Ronda Rutherford and...
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Eva Geraldine Brown

November 25, 1924 - January 7, 2014

Eva G. Brown, 89, of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday January 7, 2014 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on November 25, 1924 in Crawford County to Lester and Fern (Harvey) Faulkner. She was married on December 23, 1941, in Dubuque, IA to Gerald L. Brown, and he preceded her in death on November 23, 2003. She is survived by 5 daughters, Marian (Gary) Zimpel of Blue River, Jane (Jim)...
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Ralph Lester Brown

May 9, 1954 - December 21, 2013

Ralph L. Brown, 59, of Boscobel, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at University of Wisconsin Hospital Madison. He was born on May 9, 1954 in Richland Center to Gerald and Eva (Faulkner) Brown. He was married on September 4, 1993, in Boscobel to Sharon Stanek. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Brown of Boscobel, 3 daughters, Sidonia (Bill) Murrock of Clinton, Jessica (Angel) Cid of...
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Dean Elbert Harris

August 25, 1943 - November 12, 2013

Dean E. Harris, 70, of Blue River, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013 while operating a corn picker in Crawford County. He was born on August 25, 1943 in Richland Center to Lawrence and Birchie (McHone) Harris. He was married August 10, 1974 to Cindi Lou Tomas. He was a member of Blue River Volunteer Fire Dept. He was an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife, Cindi Harris of Blue River...
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Gene Jake Lomas

September 24, 1927 - October 20, 2013

Gene R. "Jake" Lomas, 86, of rural Gays Mills, passed away Sunday October 20, 2013 at University of Wisconsin Hospital Madison as the result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born on September 24, 1927 in Crawford Co. to Jule and Hazel (Wilkinson) Lomas. He was married November 8, 1948 at Birds Creek to Hazel Glass and she preceded him in death on May 1, 2012. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
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Kathy K. McClimans

August 10, 1950 - October 9, 2013

Kathy K. McClimans, 63, of Boscobel, passed away Wednesday October 9, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital Madison. She was born on August 10, 1950 in Boscobel to Hiram and Izora (Fossnow) Arms. She was married on October 18, 1969, to Dennis McClimans.She is survived by her husband, Dennis McClimans of Boscobel, children, D.J. McClimans of Boscobel, Kari McClimans of Fennimore, Dameon McClimans of...
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Lyle B. Jones

July 14, 1936 - September 30, 2013

Lyle B. Jones, 77, of Boscobel, passed away Monday September 30, 2013 at his home in BoscobelHe was born on July 14, 1936 in Crawford Co. to Richard and Gwendolyn(Ward) Jones. He was married on October 1, 1957, in Madison to, Jean L. Champagne. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a big NASCAR fan. He owned and flew his own planes when he was able.. He is survived by his wife, Jean Jones of...
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Sandra Jean Cashman

September 1, 1943 - September 19, 2013

Sandra J. Cashman, 70, of Boscobel, WI formerly of Dubuque, IA, and Gays Mills, WI, passed away Thursday September 19, 2013 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital La Crosse, WI. She was born on September 1, 1943 in Dubuque to Elmer and Eileen (Hillery) Eppler. She was a married on February 11, 1961 in Dubuque, IA to Milton Cashman, and he preceded her in death on December 26, 2009. She was employed...
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Mattie M. Dilley

April 29, 1926 - August 15, 2013

Mattie M. Dilley, 87, of Boscobel, passed away Thursday August 15, 2013 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on April 29, 1926 in Boscobel to George and Vida (Chitwood) Miller. She was married to Joe Dilley and he preceded her in death in 1974. She is survived by her children, Patricia Swanson of Milwaukee, Joanna Dilley of Boscobel, Lesa (Leonard) Breuer of Boscobel, Charles(Ellen)...
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Norma Ellen Sprosty

July 14, 1923 - July 24, 2013

Norma E. Sprosty, 90, of Sheboygan, formerly of Wauzeka, passed away Wednesday July 24, 2013 at Aurora Medical Center Sheboygan. She was born on July 14, 1923 in Wauzeka to John "Louis" and Kathryn McCarthy) Lathrop. She was married February 14, 1944, in Wauzeka to Thomas Sprosty and he preceded her on December 7, 2012.She was a life long member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wauzeka. Her...
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Thomas A. Pettit, Sr.

July 28, 1944 - June 27, 2013

Thomas A. Pettit Sr., of Gays Mills, passed away Thursday June 27, 2013 at his home in Gays Mills. He was born on July 28, 1944, in Clayton Twp., Crawford Co., to William and Eleanor (Ward) Pettit. He was married on March 15, 1962 in Galena, IL to Lillian Hanson, and she preceded him in death on August 5, 2008. His hobbies included, TV repair, electric and refrigeration business, Pettit's...
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John "Jack" Miklasz

September 27, 1932 - June 21, 2013

John "Jack" Thomas Patrick Miklasz, 80, fell asleep in death on June 21, 2013 surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Chicago, IL on September 27, 1932 to Harry and Mary Patricia (Ryan) Miklasz, the third of four children. "Big Jack" loved people! Every new person he met was a potential friend. Most of all, he loved his family which began when he married his "Bride" of 58 years, Marilyn...
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Marilyn Joan Rutherford

March 16, 1931 - June 18, 2013

Marily J. Ruthorford, 82, of Platteville, formerly of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday June 18, 2013 at Manor Care Platteville. She was born on March 16, 1931 in Chicago, IL to Arthur and Hildegard(Fischer) Nitsche. Marilyn was married on June 9, 1950 in Chicago, IL to Forest Rutherford. She taught China painting at Southwest Tech and at home. She enjoyed camping and really enjoyed being a wife and...
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Manning W. Bristow

June 14, 1947 - June 8, 2013

Manning W. Bristow, age 65, of Steuben, WI, formerly of Lake of the Hills, Rolling Meadows, IL Beloved husband of Charlotte Bristow, nee Kulousek; fond father of Marsha F. (Bob) Baker; grandfather of Ashlynn Baker and Brooke Baker; brother of Bruce (Carol) Bristow, Beverly Landrum, Janet (Ronald) Wulf and the late Ronald Bristow; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday, June 12,...
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Kenneth R. Leffler

April 8, 1944 - June 8, 2013

Kenneth R. Leffler, 69, of rural Fennimore, passed away Saturday June 08, 2013 at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born on April 8, 1944, at Sand Prairie, Richland County, WI to Emery and Clara (Morgan) Leffler. He was married October 15, 1976 in Dubuque to Kathleen Jafferis. He is survived by his wife Kathleen Leffler of rural Fennimore; 4 daughters, Corrina (Phil O.) Lathrop of...
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Leonard L. Rose

September 2, 1917 - April 22, 2013

Leonard L. Rose, 95, of Boscobel, formerly of Wauzeka, passed away Monday April 22, 2013 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. He was born on September 2, 1917 in Harris Ridge, Wauzeka Twp., Crawfrod Co., to Robert and Reka (Stuckey) Rose. He was married on October 9, 1939, at Nashua, IA at the Little Brown Church, to Blanche Wiltrout, and she preceded him in death on March 11, 2012. He...
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Ora Charles Rider

July 13, 1922 - March 24, 2013

Ora Rider, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the Prairie Maison Home in Prairie Du Chien, WI. He was 90 years old. Ora was born on July 13, 1922 on Dutch Ridge to Edwin and Emma (Zeeh) Rider. He married Augusta Preston at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wauzeka, WI on February 24, 1973. She preceded him in death on February 10, 2006. He is also preceded in death by six brothers and three...
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Ruth Reba Wetter

September 22, 1919 - March 16, 2013

Ruth R. Wetter, 93, of rural Boscobel, passed away Saturday March 16, 2013 at her home. She was born on September 22, 1919 in Watterstown twp. to Ellis and Nellie (Ostrander) Peer. She was married June 19, 1944, at Clinton, IA to Allen J. Wetter, and he preceded her in death on March 17, 1995. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Boscobel. Additionally, she was a recruiter,...
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Sue A. Waltz

March 11, 1948 - March 16, 2013

BOSCOBEL- Sue A. Waltz, 65, passed away at her home on March 16, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born March 11th, 1948, to the late W. Kenneth and Geraldine Collop Mock. She married Frederick E. Waltz on August 3rd, 1968 at Immaculate Conception Church in Boscobel, WI. Sue was employed with State Farm Insurance for 38 years and the last 31 years as the agent in Boscobel, WI. She...
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Joan Irene Greene

June 17, 1931 - March 16, 2013

Joan I. Greene, 81, of Boscobel, passed away Saturday March 16, 2013 at Fennimore Community Good Samaritan Center Fennimore. She was born on June 17, 1931 in Boscobel to Jacob and Gertrude(Rice) Wetter. She was married June 15, 1962, in Marshaltown, IA. to Arnold V. Greene, and he preceded her in death on December 13, 2003. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Boscobel .She...
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Alice Arlene Olson

April 21, 1939 - March 12, 2013

Alice A. Olson, 73, of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday March 12, 2013 at her home in Boscobel. She was born on April 21, 1939 in La Valle, Sauk Co. to William and Ann (Walling) Moore. She was married August 10, 1957at the Church of God in Reedsburg to Francis W. Olson and he preceded her in death on January 20, 2012. She is survived by A son James Olson of Boscobel ...
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Martin J. Adams

December 1, 1929 - February 14, 2013

Martin J. Adams, 83, of Boscobel passed away Thursday February 14, 2013 at Meriter Hospital Madison. He was born on December 1, 1929 in Boscobel to John and Lois(Fillbach) Adams. He was married February 9, 1973 in Oak Lawn, IL to Marilyn Burns, and she preceded him in death on July 31, 2004. He is survived by 3 daughters Cindy (Karl) Chabowski of Rolling Meadows, IL ...
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DuWayne L. Carlin

September 22, 1942 - February 4, 2013

DuWayne . Carlin, 70, of Boscobel, passed away Monday February 4, 2013 at his home in Boscobel. He was born on September 22, 1942 in Watterstown Twp., Grant Co., WI to Bartley and Veda(Hardy) Carlin. He was married March 23, 1963 at the Boscobel United Methodist Church to Judy Emler. He had been employed at Badger Ordnance from, 1966 to 1973. He also worked part time as an electrician with his...
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Audrey M. Stolzer

November 20, 1936 - January 13, 2013

Audrey M. Stolzer, 76, of Boscobel, formerly of Clear Water FL., passed away Sunday January 13, 2013 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on November 20, 1936 in to Robert and Sarah (Fink) Raatz. She was married February 25, 1956 to George Stolzer and he preceded her in death on April 21, 2006. She is survived by 3 Daughters Fran(Frank) Foster of Boscobel, Liz (Frank) Endicott of...
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Martha T. Gorsuch

December 27, 1910 - January 7, 2013

Martha T. Gorsuch, 102, of Soldiers Grove formerly of Boscobel, passed away Monday January 7, 2013 at Sannes-Skogdalen Nursing Home Soldiers Grove. She was born on December 27, 1910 in Blue River to Robert and Martha(Peer) Gore. She is survived by A daughter Annabel Riley of Bell Center Son Bob(Deb) Gorsuch of Kingston, TN. 13 Grandchildern,...
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Norman L. Wellington

November 9, 1934 - December 17, 2012

Norman L. Wellington, 78, of Boscobel, passed away Monday December 17, 2012 at his home in Boscobel. He was born on November 9, 1934 in Fennimore to Olaus and Inanda(Lee) Wellington. He was a member of Operators Union #139 for 50 years. He is survived by 2 Sons Michael Wellington of Boscobel Tom Butler of Dickens, TX. Sister Evangeline (Charles)...
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Ruth Florence Guernsey

April 14, 1926 - December 8, 2012

Ruth F. Guernsey, 86, of Fennimore, passed away Saturday December 8, 2012 at Fennimore Community Good Samaritan Center Fennimore. She was born on April 14, 1926 in Crawford Co. to Herbert and Una(Corpian) Turner. She was married July 11, 1945, at the chapel in Key West, FL., to John Guernsey, where he was stationed in the Navy. Ruth worked for her father, Herb H. Turner and Son's for years as...
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Thomas M. Sprosty

June 24, 1916 - December 7, 2012

Thomas M. Sprosty, 96, of Wauzeka, passed away Friday December 7, 2012 at Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital Prairie du Chien. He was born on June 24, 1916 in Seneca to James and Margaret(Ocenosak) Sprosty. He was married February 14, 1944, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Wauzeka to Norma Lathrop. Thomas loved his gardening, many Wauzeka residents benefitted from it. He was a member of...
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Norma M. Wellington

March 14, 1942 - November 27, 2012

Norma M. Wellington, 70, of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday November 27, 2012 at Boscobel Area Health Care Boscobel. She was born on March 14, 1942 in Crawford Co. to Theron and Fayetta (Dilley) Faulkner Sr. She was employed by Advance Transformer for 35 years. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She liked reading, working on puzzle books, watching the humming birds....
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Stephen J. Ferrel

July 17, 1950 - November 5, 2012

Beeman-Patchak Funeral Home 104 Fremont St., Boscobel, WI 53805 608-375-4116, 800-375-4177 E-mail beemanp@centurytel.net Stephen J. Ferrel, 62, of Woodman, passed away Monday November 5, 2012 at Boscobel Area Health Care Boscobel. He was born on July 17, 1950 in Boscobel to Joseph and Darlien (Gilbertson) Ferrel. He was a married July 25, 1970, in Soldiers Grove to Peggy Denison. ...
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William E. Halverson

October 29, 1918 - October 28, 2012

William E. Halverson, 93, of Fennimore, formerly of Prairie du Chien and Dodgeville, passed away Sunday October 28, 2012 at Fennimore Community Good Samaritan Center Fennimore. He was born on October 29, 1918 in Iowa Co. to Henry and Clara (Skews) Halverson. He was married on July 11, 1948 in Janesville, WI to Georgian Pearl Vaubel. He was a self-employed logger and a Veteran of the U.S. Army...
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Alice E. Dykiel

April 8, 1920 - September 24, 2012

Alice E. Dykiel, 92, of Richland Center, passed away Monday September 24, 2012 at The Richland Hospital Richland Center. She was born on April 8, 1920 in Lancaster to Henry and Bessie (Bartel) Roth. She lived and worked in Rockford, IL where she met and married Eric Jonson on October 14, 1947. He preceded her in death on July 24, 1968.She worked and retired from National Lock. Alice and Eric...
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June Ivanelle Wagner

June 2, 1927 - August 31, 2012

June I. Wagner June Ivanelle Stimpson Wagner, peacefully entered the arms of the Lord on Friday, August 31, 2012, at the Lancaster Care Center. June was born June 2, 1927, in Mt. Hope, Grant County, WI to Russell Wiliam and Iva Lenis (Monroe) Stimpson, both have preceded her in death. Her family moved Milville, WI, at a young age, where she spent most of her youth. She married Raymond...
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Hazel A. Taft

March 16, 1914 - August 29, 2012

Hazel A. Taft, 98, a resident of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Boscobel, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Kahl Home, Davenport. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Beeman-Patchak Funeral Home, Boscobel, Wisconsin. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 10:00 until the time of the service. Burial will take place in Haney...
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Edward F. Waltz

May 21, 1951 - August 23, 2012

This is a story about an ordinary man. Not a rich and famous man, not a great statesman, not a brilliant chemist or mathematician, not a sports hero or a movie star โ€“ just a man who loved God, loved his family, worked hard, and tried his best to be good, kind, generous, and fair to others. A man who enjoyed simple things in life -- like playing golf, fishing, hunting, traveling to new...
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Gerald Jerry Dayton

December 27, 1959 - August 11, 2012

Gerald (Jerry) William Raymond Dayton, 52, of Boscobel, WI passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family on August 11, 2012. He was born December 27, 1959 in La Crosse, WI the son of Kathleen A. and Gareld G. Dayton. He was united in marriage to Judy L. Sackmaster on June 9, 1984 at Trinity Lutheran Church in La Crosse. Jerry and Judy were blessed with two ...
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Betty L. Lindauer

July 4, 1927 - June 20, 2012

BOSCOBEL โ€“ Betty L. Lindauer, age 84, of Boscobel, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Boscobel Area Health Care in Boscobel. She was born July 4, 1927, in Grant County, WI to Henry and Lucy (Young) Lippman. She married Eldon Hays and to this union 2 sons were born, Ronald and Alvin Hays. On June 21, 1980 she married Milton Lindauer and he preceded her in death on January 5, 2000. She...
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Marian E. Molldrem

April 1, 1915 - May 11, 2012

Marian E. Molldrem passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Boscobel Care and Rehab, where she had resided the last three years. Marian was born on the family farm outside Mt. Sterling, Wisconsin, on April 1, 1915, to Fred and Grace Freeman. She attended high school in Gays Mills where she was active in basketball, baseball, track, school plays, and student government. Marian married...
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Blanche K. Rose

March 18, 1920 - March 11, 2012

Blanche K. Rose, 91, of Boscobel, formerly of Wauzeka, passed away Sunday March 11, 2012 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. She was born on March 18, 1920 in Crawford Co. to Jacob and Jane (Simmons) Wiltrout. She was married on October 9, 1939, at the Little Brown Church at Nashua, IA to Leonard L. Rose. Rose and Leonard owned and operated Rose's Cafe, and also Rose's Service Station in...
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William J. Carlin

March 22, 1960 - February 28, 2012

William Joseph Carlin, 51, of Boscobel, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on February 28th, 2012 while driving a semi-tractor traveling West on U.S. Hwy. 80, just West of Mitchellville, Iowa. William, "Billy Joe" was born at Boscobel Memorial Hospital on March 22nd, 1960, the son of Bartley R. "Bill" and Veda A. (Hardy) Carlin. He lived on the family farm until 1966, when he and the family...
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Gwendolyn O. Smith

September 10, 1919 - February 6, 2012

Gwendolyn Olive (Turk) Smith, age 92, went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 6, 2012. She was born to Earl and Olive (McCullick) Turk on September 10, 1919 in Crawford County, WI. She was married to George A. Smith and he preceded her in death. She lived in Gays Mills, WI until the flood, and then relocated to Easley, SC where she resided with her daughter Nancy. Gwenie worked in...
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Dorothy Mi. Ward

September 13, 1922 - February 4, 2012

Dorothy M. (Miller) Ward, Verona, formerly of Boscobel, passed away on February 4, 2012 at Badger Prairie Healthcare Center in Verona, WI Dorothy was born on September 13, 1922 in Marietta Township, Crawford County, WI, the daughter of Nile and Nellie (Day) Miller. She attended Wayne School in Marietta Township and graduated from Boscobel High School in 1940. She was married on October...
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Francis W. Olson

February 27, 1938 - January 20, 2012

Francis W. Olson, 73, of Boscobel, passed away Friday January 20,,2012 at Boscobel Care and Rehab Boscobel. He was born on February 27, 1938 in Lone Rock to John and Sara (Raebuck) Olson. He was married on August 10,1957, in the Church of God in Reedstown, WI to Alice Moore. To this marriage two children were born, James and Teresa Olson He is survived by Wife Alice Olson of...
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Virgiania Patterson Houtz

December 28, 2011

New Glarus/Sun Prairie Virginia P. Houtz, age 93, of New Glarus, formerly of Sun Praire and Wauzeka, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at The New Glarus Home. She was born at home to Van Leroy and Minnie (Jewett Patterson on January 23rd, 1918 in Boscobel. She graduated from Wauzeka High School in 1935 and received her B.S. degree in home economics from the U.W. Madison. ...
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Rugene E. "Gene" Ray

June 10, 1932 - December 15, 2011

Rugene E. (Gene) Ray, 79, of East Troy, Wisconsin, died at home on December 15, 2011, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Gene was born June 10, 1932 in Steuben, Wisconsin to parents Reuben E. Ray and Evelyn (Stevenson) Ray. He graduated from the Wauzeka Public School System in June 1950, and then attended college at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville, and worked...
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Anna Tamling

August 17, 1941 - December 13, 2011

Monroe, WI.- Anna Marie Tamling passed from this life, to be received in heaven at 12:22 a.m., on December 13th, 2011. She was born August 17th, 1941 to Gladys and Marion Poorman in Thomson, IL. She lost her mother at a young age and was adopted along with 4 brothers to Vivian and Glenn Haas of Elizabeth, IL. She married Paul Tamling, Sr. on June 10th, 1963 and moved from Ridott, IL, to a...
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