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Royce C. Reukauf

August 30, 1941 - September 26, 2016

Dodgeville, WI – Royce Charles Reukauf, age 75, of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 26, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Royce was born on August 30, 1941 in Mt. Hope, Wisconsin to Karl and Edna Reukauf. He was the third of six children, was raised in the Mt. Hope area and he graduated from Fennimore High School. He attended the University of...
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Ronald R. Bilse

April 12, 1952 - September 8, 2016

Barneveld – Ronald R. Bilse, age 64, of Barneveld, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Meriter Hospital in Madison. He was born on April 12, 1952 in Dodgeville, a son of the late Elmo and Berniece (Jones) Bilse. He graduated from Barneveld High School in 1970. On July 14, 1984, he married Nancy Metcalf at Middlebury Church. Ron was a lifetime famer, living and working as a 3rd...
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Loren C. Polkinghorn

May 2, 1953 - September 2, 2016

Dodgeville – Loren C. Polkinghorn, age 63, of Dodgeville, died on Friday, September 2, 2016 from cancer. He was born on May 2, 1953 in Dodgeville, a son of Leonard and Geneva (Buckingham) Polkinghorn. He was a 1971 graduate of Dodgeville High School and from U.W. – Madison in 1973. He married Kathleen Sullivan on May 18, 1973. Loren worked in construction and as an Ag Mechanic. In...
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Steven J. Stapleton

July 22, 1971 - August 17, 2016

Dodgeville – Steven J. Stapleton, age 45, of Dodgeville, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at his home. He was born on July 22, 1971 in Dodgeville, a son of the late Leo and Alyce (Butteris) Stapleton. He attended Dodgeville Schools. Steven loved operating large construction equipment. He was able to use his skills while working at G.A Watson, Hammersley Stone, Gullickson trucking, and...
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Dale Theobald

July 23, 1928 - August 16, 2016

Barneveld – The life of Edwin Dale Theobald, age 88, began on July 23, 1928 at the farm on Mill Dam Road, Barneveld, where he died on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, where he lived his entire life. Dale was a lifelong farmer, milking cows and raising beef and crops. On June 26, 1960, he married Arlene Maurer at Swiss UCC in New Glarus. They raised two children, Jane and Mike. Dale was...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Wieland

January 19, 1933 - August 16, 2016

Dodgeville – Elizabeth "Betty" Wieland, age 83, of Dodgeville, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Ingleside Manor in Mt. Horeb. She was the 8th child of 13 born to Orville and Florence (Abbott) Lee. Betty worked for many years at the Swiss Miss Lace Factory in New Glarus. In 1959, she married Walter Wieland. She worked alongside Walt in running the Wieland Cheese Factory until...
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Harold Wm. "Bill" Hill

December 23, 1939 - July 23, 2016

Dodgeville – Harold William "Bill" Hill, age 76, of Dodgeville, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at his home. Bill was born on December 23, 1939 in Liberty Township, Grant County, a son of the late Harold and Beulah (Ferris) Hill. On April 13, 1963, He married Patricia Colson at Peace Lutheran Church in Cobb. Bill farmed for a while in the area and moved his family to Madison,...
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Cecil Paul Sickels

August 4, 1930 - July 23, 2016

Barneveld - Cecil Paul Sickels, loving husband, father, grandpa and great grandpa passed away on July 23, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Cecil was born on August 4, 1930 in Fayette County, Iowa. His goal was to celebrate his 86th birthday, to which he was just a few days short. Cecil was a hardworking man who held many careers throughout his life. He loved...
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Wayne E. Paull

May 31, 1928 - July 21, 2016

Ridgeway – Wayne E. Paull, age 88, of Ridgeway, died on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Sienna Crest in Dodgeville. He was born on May 31, 1928 in Dodgeville, a son of the late Earl and Annie (Fitzsimmons) Paull. He graduated from Ridgeway High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On October 29, 1955, he married Elvira Clark at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wonewoc. She...
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Marie L. Wenger-Rowe

December 15, 1918 - June 24, 2016

Dodgeville - Marie L. Wenger-Rowe age 97 ½ years, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016. Marie was the oldest child of Edward and Mildred (Cutler) McIntosh. She was born on December 15, 1918 in the Dodgeville Township. On February 15, 1936 she joined hands in marriage to Oscar A. Wenger. Oscar preceded her in death on May 30, 1982. Marie and Oscar raised seven children in various...
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Michael F. Leuthold

May 20, 1955 - June 23, 2016

Mineral Point / Wauzeka – Michael F. Leuthold, age 61, of Wauzeka, formerly of Mineral Point, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Orchard Manor in Lancaster. He was born on May 20, 1955 in Iowa County. Michael was the son of late Alfred and Nelda Leuthold and was raised on the family farm located just outside of Waldwick WI. Mike graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1975. He...
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Kathryn A. "Kay" Fargo

August 9, 1945 - June 1, 2016

Barneveld - Kathryn A. Fargo, age 70, of Barneveld was called home by Our Lord on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was at Agrace in Fitchburg and passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Kay was born on August 9, 1945 in Madison. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Ann Marie (McGann) Callahan. She grew up in Barneveld and graduated from...
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Betty J. Dougherty

January 7, 1926 - May 27, 2016

Betty J. Dougherty, age 90, of Ridgeway, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at Bloomfield Healthcare and Rehab Center in Dodgeville. Elizabeth (Betty) Jane was born January 7, 1926 in the Township of Perry, Mt. Horeb, WI to Lawrence and Stella (Sutter) Keller. Betty was united in marriage to DuWayne Dougherty on August 8, 1944 at St. Andrews Catholic Church, Verona. In 1997 Betty retired...
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Eugene R. Gilbertson

June 21, 1933 - May 22, 2016

Dodgeville - Eugene R. Gilbertson, age 82 of Dodgeville, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Crestridge Assisted Living surrounded by loving family. Gene was born on June 21, 1933 in Dodgeville, the son of Ruben and Isabell Gilbertson. He graduated from Barneveld High School in 1951. Gene was a proud veteran and served in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and the...
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Brianna Rose Walczak

August 10, 1987 - May 12, 2016

Dodgeville - Brianna Rose Walczak, 28, of Dodgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Brianna was born August 10, 1987, in Janesville, WI. She graduated from Dodgeville High School in 2005 and Edgewood College School of Nursing in 2012. She was currently employed at St. Mary's in the Medical ICU, doing what she loved. She was a beautiful, passionate young woman who...
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Kathy A. King

February 9, 1952 - May 6, 2016

Arena – Kathy A. King, age 64, of Arena, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016 at her home. She was born on February 9, 1952 in Dodgeville, a daughter of Clarence and Joyce (Allen) Grundy. On May 9, 1970, she married Gary King in Dodgeville. Kathy is survived by her husband Gary; her mother Joyce Grundy; her children Angela (Chad) Mason, Joyce (Clayton) Mason, Crystal King, Daniel (Sunny)...
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Austin S. Merrison

March 16, 1994 - May 4, 2016

Dodgeville - Austin S. Merrison, age 22 of Dodgeville, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 of substance abuse. He was born March 16, 1994 to Tammy Pohle Miller and Dennis Merrison. Austin was a very upbeat and happy young man that could cheer anyone up. He is known for his musical talents and comical nature. He will be greatly missed by every heart he touched. Austin is survived by...
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Henry C. Brennan

June 22, 1921 - April 24, 2016

Dodgeville - Henry C. Brennan, age 94, of Dodgeville, died on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Upland Hills Nursing and Rehab Center, surrounded by his loving family. Henry was born on June 22, 1921, in Dodgeville, the son of Matt and Myrtle (Crook) Brennan. He went to Furnace Ridge Grade School and Dodgeville High School. He married Mary Wagner on May 13, 1961; she preceded him in death on...
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Harold D. "Possum" Nichols

November 11, 1931 - April 18, 2016

Ridgeway – Harold D. "Possum" Nichols, age 84, of Ridgeway, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Bloomfield Healthcare & Rehab Center from heart complications. Possum was born on November 11, 1931 in Arkansas, a son of Taylor and Ruth Nichols. He was known as a great talker, a friendly person and good business man. He was well known to the people of Ridgeway and a generation of...
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Sharon J. (DeVoss) Morrison

March 27, 1945 - April 3, 2016

Verona - Sharon Jean (DeVoss) Morrison, age 71, of Verona, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Agrace Hospice facility in Fitchburg, WI. Sharon, the daughter of Fred and Lois DeVoss was born on March 27, 1945 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA. Sharon graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1963. She was united in marriage to her best friend Gerald Morrison on October 26, 1968...
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Charles W. "Bill" Singer

March 15, 1923 - March 24, 2016

Dodgeville - Charles W. (Bill) Singer, age 93, peacefully went home to the Lord on March 24, 2016. Bill, the son of Verda (Prideaux) and Charles Singer, was born in Dodgeville on March 15, 1923. Bill graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1941. Upon graduation he enlisted into the U.S. Army, where he was stationed in Saipan during WWII. After service he attended Loras College in Dubuque,...
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Steven C. Bomkamp

July 12, 1962 - March 23, 2016

Highland – Steven C. Bomkamp, age 53, of Highland, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. He was born on July 12, 1962 in Colorado Springs, CO, a son of Lauren and Fay (Johnson) Bomkamp. He graduated from Verona High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Steven worked as a Postal Clerk for the U.S. Post Office in Madison for over 20...
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Helen M. Rundhaug

February 5, 1918 - March 22, 2016

Waunakee / Dodgeville – Helen Margaret (Lins) Rundhaug, age 98, of Waunakee, formerly of Dodgeville, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Waunakee Manor. She was born on February 5, 1918 in Spring Green, WI, the daughter of Joseph and Clara (Thering) Lins. Helen grew up on a dairy farm and graduated from Spring Green High School. She enjoyed living in Madison, working at St. Mary's...
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Brian P. "Gonnie" Borne

March 21, 1961 - March 16, 2016

Dodgeville – Brian P. "Gonnie" Borne, age 54, of Dodgeville, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at his home after a brief, but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Brian was born on March 21, 1961 to Harry and Mildred (Hanko) Borne. He married Beth Olson on November 21, 2009. He graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1979, and has been employed at Lands' End in Dodgeville...
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The Honorable William D. Dyke

April 25, 1930 - March 10, 2016

Dodgeville - William D. "Bill" Dyke, age 85, Circuit Court Judge of Iowa County, died of cancer on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Bloomfield Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Dodgeville. A celebration of Bill's life will be held at HIDDEN VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH, 605 N. Bennett Road, Dodgeville on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. with a service at 1:00 p.m. Judge Dyke's...
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Margaret M. Hirsch

September 3, 1923 - March 10, 2016

Dodgeville - Margaret M. Hirsch, age 92, of Dodgeville passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison surrounded by her beloved family. She was born on September 3, 1923, in rural Lancaster, Wisconsin, the daughter of Arthur and Mary (Callahan) Langmeier. She married her sweetheart, Leonard Hirsch, in Meridian, Mississippi on January 10, 1943, just prior to...
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Lucille M. Bjorge

November 14, 1920 - March 9, 2016

Ridgeway – Lucille Marion Bjorge, age 95, of Ridgeway, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on November 14, 1920 in the Town of LaGrange near Whitewater, Wisconsin, a daughter of Frank and Serena (Branfort) Harris. She graduated from Whitewater High School and worked at a factory that was making parts for World War II. On...
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Charlene A. Dodge

December 22, 1940 - February 15, 2016

Dodgeville - Charlene A. (Heiser) Dodge, age 75, of Dodgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Uplands Hills Health, Dodgeville. She was born on December 22, 1940 in Richland Center Wisconsin, a daughter to the late Leonard and Hilda Heiser. She graduated from St Luke's Catholic School in 1958. On February 16, 1963 she married Richard (Dick) Dodge at St Luke's...
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Marguerite M. Kraus

January 3, 1926 - January 24, 2016

Dodgeville – Marguerite Mary (Meudt) Kraus, age 90, of Dodgeville, peacefully completed her life's journey on Sunday, January 24, 2016, surrounded by her family. Marguerite was born on January 3, 1926 in Dodgeville to Frank and Leona (Otter) Meudt. On August 6, 1947, she was united in marriage to Joseph Kraus at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dodgeville. Marguerite had many gifts and...
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June E. Hubbard

June 27, 1927 - January 14, 2016

Belvidere, IL/Ridgeway, WI – June E. Hubbard, age 88, of Belvidere, formerly of Ridgeway, WI, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 14, 2016, surrounded by loving family. June was born on June 27, 1927 in Elvaston, Illinois to August and Eva Wipff. She married Kenneth "Keith" Hubbard, of Ridgeway, on June 5, 1949. Together they were founding pastors of the Dodgeville Bible Church,...
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Gladys R. Thuli

December 27, 1931 - January 13, 2016

Dodgeville - Gladys Rose (Anderegg) Thuli, age 84, of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully in the company of family on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at the Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on December 27, 1931, in Monroe Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Arnold and Rose (Abplanalp) Anderegg. In the late 1930's her family moved to Barneveld, where her parents were...
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Dollie I. Roh

April 3, 1920 - January 11, 2016

Dodgeville - Dollie Iola Roh , age 95, of Dodgeville, passed away on January 11, 2016 at Upland Hills surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Dollie was born on April 3, 1920 in Clifton Township, the daughter of George and Frances Wisdom. She was united in marriage on September 20, 1941 to Edward Roh at St Bernard's Catholic Church in Madison, WI. Following her marriage, she...
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Richard Frank Bawden

June 20, 1914 - January 6, 2016

Rogers, MN - Richard Frank Bawden, born in June of 1914 passed away at the age of 101 on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. He was born on a 320 acre farm in southwestern Wisconsin to two teachers and was the next to youngest of 6 children. He graduated from Arena High School in 1931, worked for two years on the farm and then entered the University of Wisconsin in 1933. He received his B.S. in Education...
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Gerald J. Smith, Jr.

April 9, 1956 - December 28, 2015

Linden – Gerald J. "Gerry" Smith, Jr., age 59, of Linden, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 28, 2015 at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 9, 1956 to Gerald and Judith Smith. He enjoyed hunting, playing darts and spending time with his friends and family, especially his granddaughter. For the last four years, she was his pride and joy...
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Chastity Ann Marie Miller

December 16, 2015

Platteville / Dodgeville – Chastity Ann Marie Miller was born sleeping Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 8:37 p.m. She is survived by her parents, Courtney Ann Groom of Platteville and Aaron James Miller of Dodgeville and her canine brother Floyd. Grandparents: Jodi & Dion Groom of Platteville, D.J. & Tina Miller of Lone Rock, Charles & Tammy Symons of Dodgeville. Great Grandparents: ...
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Neil Giffey

April 8, 1926 - December 16, 2015

Dodgeville -- Neil Giffey, age 89, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville, Wis., surrounded by his loving family. Neil was born April 8, 1926, in Sheboygan, Wis., to Neil Victor and Monica Margaret (Sullivan) Giffey. The eldest of four children, he was baptized at St. Patrick's Church in Ripon and grew up on a succession of family farms in Fond du Lac County. Neil...
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Dorothy F. Meudt

August 26, 1929 - December 9, 2015

Dodgeville – Dorothy F. (Berg) Meudt, age 86, of Dodgeville, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Atrium Post Acute Care of Mineral Point. She was born on August 26, 1929 in Dodgeville, a daughter of Frank and Edna (Murty) Berg. After graduating from Ridgeway High School in 1946, she attended Madison Business College. On April 15, 1950, she married Bernard Meudt in a double...
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Marlene Ann Ryan

March 22, 1942 - December 3, 2015

Ridgeway / Barneveld – Marlene Ann Ryan, age 73, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on March 22, 1942 in Madison WI, the daughter of Maral and Mabel Schuman. She grew up in Madison ane graduated from Madison East High School with the class of 1960. On September 8, 1962 she married the love of her life, James Ryan. ...
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Krisanne M. Lunde

July 25, 1955 - November 23, 2015

Dodgeville – Krisanne M. Lunde, age 60, of Dodgeville, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. She was born on July 25, 1955 in Stoughton, a daughter of the late Adolf and Allison (Dahle) Lunde. She graduated from Stoughton High School. On August 2, 2012, she married Carey "Red" Scheel. Krisanne is survived by her husband, Carey "Red" Scheel; her...
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Robert J. Miess

March 16, 1927 - November 11, 2015

Dodgeville - Robert J. Miess, age 88, of Dodgeville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family, following a seventeen month battle with cancer. Bob was born March 16, 1927, to Adam and Stella (Heibel) Miess and raised on the family farm. He served in the Marine Corp. from 1952 – 1954 and was very proud to be called a Marine. Upon returning from...
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Connie Kay Dolan

September 20, 1947 - November 8, 2015

Clyde - Connie Kay Dolan, 68 years old, of Clyde WI, died peacefully on November 8, 2015 ending a 15 year battle with cancer. Connie was born in Dodgeville, WI September 20, 1947 to Wilmer and Lenore Longseth of Wyoming Valley, WI. She spent her childhood helping out on the family farm along with her sisters and brother. One could find her roaming the hills and valleys catching snakes and...
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Scott L. Murn

September 25, 1952 - October 31, 2015

Dodgeville - Scott L. Murn, age 63, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015, at home surrounded by his family following a two year battle with cancer. He was born on September 25, 1952, in Fort Atkinson to James C. and Helen (Wappler) Murn. Scott studied mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin before meeting the love of his life, Marcia (Klosterman). They married on April 7,...
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Michael R. Kroll

January 24, 1956 - October 26, 2015

Prineville, OR - Michael Robert Kroll, age 59, died in Prineville, Oregon on Monday, October 26, 2015. Born January 24, 1956 in Dodgeville, Wisconsin to JoAnn and Patrick Kroll, he attended Dodgeville High School and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a law degree in 1981. Mike was formerly married to Dona Trester, and they had one child, Camille Kroll. He lived in...
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Jodi A. Whitcher

May 17, 1970 - October 24, 2015

Dodgeville – Jodi A. Whitcher, age 45, of Dodgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Jodi is survived her mother, Joan Kirkpatrick; her sons, Cody and Cade Kirkpatrick; her twin sister, Jana Lengyel; her grandson, Drake Kirkpatrick; her nephews who she was so fond of, Brady and Tristan Bourret and Landen Lengyel; her aunts and uncles, Dorothy and Jeanette Kirkpatrick...
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Alvin J. Revenig

May 8, 1931 - October 21, 2015

Dodgeville - On October 21, 2015, our beloved father, Alvin "Al" Revenig, passed away at home at the age of 84 years. Family visitation will be held at noon on Sunday, October 25 at Mt Calvary Cemetery in Dubuque Iowa with services at 1 p.m. Al was born on May 8, 1931 to Alvina and Alvin "Joseph" Revenig in Dubuque, Iowa. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War, being...
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Ione M. Williams

February 23, 1930 - October 20, 2015

Dodgeville - Ione M. Williams age 85 of Dodgeville, left this earth to dance among the stars in her heavenly home on October 20, 2015 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center. Ione was born February 23, 1930 in Dodgeville to Arthur and Martha Van Epps. She married Chuck Williams on February 20, 1954 in a candlelight ceremony. They lovingly enjoyed their life together for over 60 years. Ione...
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Don W. Pustina

September 2, 1928 - October 17, 2015

Mineral Point / Dodgeville - Don W. Pustina, age 87, passed away at his home in Mineral Point on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Don was born in Highland, Wisconsin on September 2, 1928 to Tony and Ann (Nechvatal) Pustina. He attended grade school at St. Anthony's and high school in Highland, and finally Dodgeville, graduating with the class of 1946. He enlisted in the United States Marine...
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Kris R. Jones

January 30, 1970 - October 16, 2015

Patch Grove / Dodgeville - Kris R. Jones, age 45 of Patch Grove/Dodgeville Wisconsin, passed away after a long illness on October 16, 2015. Kris was born on January 30, 1970 to Richard and Janet (Matousek) Jones from Patch Grove, Wisconsin. Kris graduated high school in Patch Grove, Wisconsin. Kris spent many of his working years as a superintendent for Ryan Inc. of Janesville, Wisconsin...
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Shane L. Larsen

October 31, 1972 - October 12, 2015

Dodgeville / Ithaca – Shane L. Larsen, age 42, of Dodgeville, formerly of Ithaca, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Upland Hills Health after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on October 31, 1972 in Woodstock, IL, a son of Dennis and Marilyn (Mahan) Larsen. He graduated from Ithaca High School in 1992. Shane is survived by his wife, Beth Gorgen Larsen; his children,...
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Darlene C. Woerpel

June 22, 1927 - September 28, 2015

Dodgeville - Darlene Woerpel, age 88, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2015 at Bloomfield Healthcare & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. Darlene was born June 22, 1927 in Dodgeville to Melvin and Azetta (Harms) Forseth. She was second of five children born to the couple and she took great pride in helping her father hand-milk about 40 cows twice a day on their family farm while her older sister...
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Ida L. Theobald

March 15, 1933 - September 23, 2015

Mineral Point – Ida L. Theobald, age 82, of Mineral Point, passed away after a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born on March 15, 1933 in Barneveld, a daughter of John and Freida Wegmueller. She graduated from Barneveld High School in 1951 as Salutatorian. On October 26, 1952, Ida married her high school sweetheart...
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Doreen Ann Lease

February 17, 1966 - September 8, 2015

Dodgeville – Doreen Ann Lease, age 49, of Dodgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at her home. Doreen was born in Madison on February 17, 1966. She had her own business "Reliable Cleaning" and worked as a bartender for many years. She was an active leader in both Cub and Girl Scouts for her children; she enjoyed snowmobiling and being around friends, and...
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David I. Johanning

January 8, 1945 - August 30, 2015

Dodgeville - David Ivan Johanning, age 70, of Dodgeville, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at his home. David was born on January 8, 1945 in Dodgeville, a son of Ivan and Florence (Imhoff) Johanning. He earned a degree in Business from Loras College and was a secretary in the U. S. Army in Panama during the Viet Nam War. He was an insurance adjuster before his retirement. David...
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Karen Joyce Miller

February 26, 1936 - August 28, 2015

Dodgeville - Karen Joyce (Hanson) Miller, age 79, passed away peacefully at her home in Dodgeville, WI on Friday, August 28, 2015, after an extended illness, with her family at her side. This peaceful passing in the comfort of her home was made possible with the loving assistance & care of Upland Hills Hospice. Karen Joyce (Hanson) Miller was born February 26, 1936 at St. Ann's Hospital in...
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Lois M. Collins

September 22, 1924 - August 28, 2015

Dodgeville – Lois M. (Evans-Arneson) Collins, age 90, of Dodgeville, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on September 22, 1924 in Dodgeville, daughter of Ed and Sheba (Vivian) Evans. She was united in marriage to Thomas M. Arneson in 1943 and then to LaVerne Collins in 1974. Lois is survived by her children and...
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Donald C. Johnson

October 16, 1923 - August 22, 2015

Ridgeway – Donald C. Johnson, age 91, of Ridgeway, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Bloomfield Healthcare, surrounded by his family. Donald and his twin brother, Dallas, were born in Dodgeville, on October 16, 1923 to Clarence and Daisy (Love) Johnson. He attended Ruggles Country School, as well as, Yeager School. Donald married Betty Paull on December 16, 1947. ...
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Bernard L. Walton

September 4, 1933 - August 6, 2015

Barneveld - Bernard L Walton, age 81, of Barneveld passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Atrium Post-Acute Care in Mineral Point. Bernie was born September 4, 1933 in Richland Center to Charles and Leora (Sparling) Walton. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Richard and Russell, and sisters, Alma Banks and Dorothy King. Bernie is survived by his son, Bernard Walton,...
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Bradley M. Glass

January 17, 1931 - August 6, 2015

Spring Green/Dodgeville - Bradley M. Glass, former attorney for the City of Dodgeville, passed away on August 6, 2015 at the Crestridge Memory Care Unit. Brad was born on January 17, 1931 in Evanston, IL. He graduated from Princeton University in 1953 where he played football and wrestled all four years. He was an NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion his sophomore year at Princeton and was...
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Dorothy J. McSherry

February 19, 1934 - August 5, 2015

Barneveld - Dorothy Jean McSherry age 81 of Barneveld passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 surrounded by her family after a brief illness. She was born February 19, 1934, the daughter of Alvin and Mary (Pearce) Evans and grew up in Barneveld. Dorothy graduated from Barneveld High School in 1951. After high school she attended college in Madison. She returned to...
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Lowell "Duzie" Terrill

February 13, 1932 - July 21, 2015

Dodgeville – Lowell "Duzie" Terrill, age 83, of Dodgeville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at his home. Duzie was a kind hearted, humble and humorous man. His one liners and sometimes risky jokes put a smile on your face no matter what kind of day you were having. Duzie was born in Waldwick, WI on February 13, 1932 to Velma and Lynn Terrill. He graduated from Mineral Point...
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Amy R. Thomas

December 8, 1929 - July 18, 2015

Barneveld – Amy R. Thomas, age 85, of Barneveld, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Bloomfield Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Dodgeville. She was born on December 8, 1929 in Gratiot, WI, a daughter of the late Abraham and Sarah Nelson. She married David Harold Thomas in 1946. He preceded her in death in 2011. Amy worked at the Karakahl Inn in Mt. Horeb and Ryser Cheese...
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Twila M. Rohowetz

August 16, 1924 - July 7, 2015

Dodgeville - Twila Marcella Rohowetz passed away on July 7, 2015 surrounded by her family at Bloomfield Nursing Home due to complications from a stroke just short of her 91st birthday leaving a very large void in the Rohowetz family. Twila was born August 16, 1924 to Severt and Ida Martin. She was the middle child of six children. She spent her childhood on the family farm northeast of Edmund,...
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Raymond E. Brennan

April 5, 1930 - June 18, 2015

Dodgeville - Raymond Eugene Brennan, age 85, of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville after a short illness. He was born on April 5, 1930 in Dodgeville Township, the son of Matthew and Myrtle (Crook) Brennan. He married Delores Straka on January 30, 1960. They lived in Dodgeville...
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Donald F. McDermott

January 9, 1926 - June 11, 2015

Madison / Ridgeway – Donald F. McDermott (D. Mac Diarmada), age 89, of Madison, formerly of Ridgeway, was called home by his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at his home in Madison, while surrounded by his loving family and friends. Donald was born on January 9, 1926 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Dodgeville. He was the only child of Michael James and Mary Ann (Stapleton) McDermott. ...
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David R. Aitken, III

January 26, 1939 - June 8, 2015

Huntley, IL - David R. Aitken III, age 76, of Huntley, IL, died on Monday, June 8, 2015. David was born in Maryville, Tennessee, on January 26, 1939. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, and received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. David worked for Sears, many years across the southern states, and then in corporate headquarters...
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Anna Mae Fisher

January 12, 1915 - May 30, 2015

Mineral Point - Anna Mae Fisher, age 100, of Mineral Point, WI, ascended in peace and prayerful grace on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at home in Madison. Her parents, John William and Anna Marie (Berg) McDermott, welcomed her into this world on January 12, 1915. Born and raised in Mineral Point (MP), she graduated from St. Mary's Grade School and MP High School, and then attended Miss Brown's School...
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James H. Arkebauer

March 6, 1943 - May 29, 2015

Dodgeville - James Harry Arkebauer, age 72, of Dodgeville, lost his battle against pancreatic cancer May 29, 2015. He was born to the late Harry and Lucille Arkebauer, March 6, 1943, in Newman, IL. He married Karen Kuhlman Arkebauer on January 2, 1999, and they lived in Gurnee, IL for several years before pursuing their dreams in Dodgeville, WI. Jim retired from a long and loved career from...
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Marjorie H. "Margie" Kienitz

October 13, 1963 - May 9, 2015

Avoca - Marjorie H. "Margie" Kienitz, age 51, of Avoca, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at her home. She was born on October 13, 1963 in Dodgeville, a daughter of the late Thomas and Lois (McCluskey) Jones. She attended St. Joseph's Grade School in Dodgeville and Dodgeville High School. On August 6, 1983, she married Bruce Kienitz at St. John's Lutheran Church in Avoca. She worked for...
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John C. "Jack" Jewell

July 9, 1932 - April 30, 2015

Dodgeville - John C. "Jack" Jewell, age 82, of Dodgeville, died on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at his home. Jack was born on July 9, 1932 in Madison, a son of the late Curtis J. and Mary E. (Caygill) Jewell. He graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1950. He then served in the U.S. Air Force as a Staff Sergeant and was stationed at Johnson Air Force Base in Japan, during the Korean War. ...
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Mary J. "Maisie" Jones

August 2, 1920 - April 16, 2015

Dodgeville - Mary J. "Maisie" Jones, age 94, of Dodgeville, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. She was born on August 2, 1920 in Templemore, Tipperary, Ireland, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Maloney) Grant. She worked as a nurse at Manor Hospital in England, where she met John W. Jones, who was a Military Policeman in World War II. On July...
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Gordon J. "Gordy" Lehner

June 5, 1934 - April 1, 2015

Blue Mounds / Dodgeville – Gordon J. "Gordy" Lehner, age 80, of Blue Mounds, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Bloomfield Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 5, 1934 in LeRoy, WI, the son of Edwin and Helen (Schaefer) Lehner. He grew up on a farm in rural LeRoy, with 3 brothers and 2 sisters. While a senior in high school, he was selected Wisconsin ...
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Burnell McDermott

May 25, 1919 - March 26, 2015

Ridgeway - Burnell Ambrose McDermott, age 95, of Ridgeway, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Upland Hills Rehab following a brief illness. He was born May 25, 1919 in Ridgeway, the son of Henry and Agnes McDermott. He grew up on a farm in rural Ridgeway with two brothers and three sisters. He married the love of his life, Ruth Johnson on September 27, 1947. He farmed on the...
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Ralph P. Wawrzyniak

June 28, 1969 - March 16, 2015

Dodgeville – Ralph P. Wawrzyniak, age 45, of Dodgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 16, 2015. He was born on June 28, 1969 in Dodgeville, a son of the late John A. Wawrzyniak and Judith A. Crook. He got his GED and went on to graduate from Southwest Technical College in 1993 in food service. He worked in various food service jobs before working at Farm & Fleet for 14 years. ...
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Margaret M. "Peg" Rock

July 21, 1924 - March 11, 2015

Dodgeville - Margaret "Peg" Rock, age 90, of Dodgeville, died on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. She was born in Dodgeville on July 21, 1924 to Carl and Mary (Thies) Rock. She graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1941 and set her sights on a nursing degree from St. Mary's Nursing School in Madison. In 1946, she started her career as a Registered Nurse and retired from the nursing profession in...
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Donna Mae Morgan

July 7, 1937 - March 6, 2015

Ridgeway – Donna M. Morgan, age 77, of Ridgeway, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015 at University Hospital in Madison. She was born on July 7, 1937 in Dodgeville, a daughter of Raymond N. and Norma C. (Belgum) Zander. On April 11, 1959, she married Robert Morgan. He preceded her in death on September 3, 1971. She then spent 40+ years with her partner Dennis Amble. He preceded her in...
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Helene M. Silbaugh

February 16, 1933 - March 4, 2015

Dodgeville/ Hollandale - Helene Marlene (Bollerud) Silbaugh, 82 passed away peacefully at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center, Dodgeville, WI on March 4, 2015. Helene was born at home on February 16, 1933 to Karl Isaac & Edna Viola (Jacobson) Bollerud, Blanchardville, WI. Helene married the love of her life Darrel Lavonne Silbaugh on November 5, 1950. Together they raised six children. ...
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Merlin J. Perrin

January 28, 1946 - February 22, 2015

Joy, Illinois - Merl Perrin, age 69, of Joy, Illinois, died Sunday at Clarissa Cook Hospice House. Merlin James was born on January 28, 1946 in Fennimore, Wisconsin to Frank & Lucina (Schaeffer) Perrin. He married Annette McCaulley on December 22, 1966. She preceded him in death on March 16, 1996. He married Julia Crawford on April 16, 1999 in Jamaica. Merl was very proud of his Military...
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DuWayne E. Dougherty

July 2, 1922 - February 19, 2015

Ridgeway - DuWayne E. Dougherty, age 92, of Ridgeway, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 19, 2015. DuWayne was born on July 2, 1922, to Eugene and Ruth (Jones) Dougherty. On August 8, 1944, DuWayne married Betty Jane Keller at St. Andrews Catholic Church, Verona. They farmed in the area before moving to Dodgeville and later to Ridgeway. DuWayne enjoyed spending time with his family...
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Mark A. Spink

February 8, 1966 - February 16, 2015

Madison / Dodgeville - Mark Spink, age 49 of Madison, formerly of Dodgeville died on Monday, February 16, 2015 at his home. Mark was born on February 8, 1966 in Dodgeville to Rex & Myrna Spink, the fifth child in what would become a family with seven children. Mark was employed at O&A Manufacturing in Verona at the time of his death. He was previously employed at Lands' End in Dodgeville....
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John W. "Jack" Godfrey

April 19, 1926 - February 15, 2015

Dodgeville - John W. "Jack" Godfrey, age 88, of Dodgeville, passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Upland Hills Nursing and Rehab Center in Dodgeville. He was born on April 19, 1926, to Elmore E. and Rose Mary (Paradis) Godfrey, in Dodgeville. He attended school in Mineral Point. He married Anna Mae Cutler on January 27, 1948. They lived in Dodgeville all of their lives. John worked as...
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Donald L. Wenger

May 8, 1941 - February 9, 2015

Highland – Donald L. Wenger, age 73, of Highland, passed away on Monday, February 9, 2015 at Bloomfield Healthcare & Rehab Center, after a long battle with COPD, heart problems and cancer. Don was born on May 8, 1941 in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, a son of Oscar and Marie (McIntosh) Wenger. He married Darlene Kreul on October 5,1985. Together they operated a horse farm in the Eden Township. ...
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Katheryn L. "Kate" Chenier

August 22, 1943 - January 27, 2015

Dodgeville / Chicago – Katheryn L. "Kate" Chenier, age 71, of Dodgeville, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. She was born on August 22, 1943 in Hinsdale, IL, a daughter of the late Frank and Madelyn (MontPas) Loehman. She graduated from Lisle High School and on June 22, 1961, she married Marice "Shorty" Chenier. Kate is...
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Michael G. Bunbury

September 7, 1962 - January 24, 2015

Homossassa Springs, FL/Madison - Michael Grant Bunbury, passed away on January 24, 2015 at the age of 52 of a massive heart attack. He resided in Florida but was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He attended Edgewood High School. He was the son of Ronald and Virginia Bunbury. Michael had one brother, Brian and two sisters, Debra and Brenda (Jim) Carlson. In 1983, Michael moved to...
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Beverly J. Wilkinson

April 29, 1945 - January 13, 2015

Ridgeway – Beverly J. Wilkinson, age 69, of Ridgeway, died on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison after a brief illness. She was born on April 29, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri, a daughter of Walter and Vera (Holt) Olson. She graduated from West Allis Central High School in 1963. On June 4, 1966, Beverly married Robert Wilkinson at the Arena Congregational UCC. ...
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Eleanor M. Williams

July 20, 1915 - January 3, 2015

Dodgeville – Eleanor M. Williams, age 99, of Dodgeville, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. Eleanor was born on July 20, 1915 on the family farm between Mt. Horeb and Mt. Vernon, to Albert and Ida Belle (Beard) Kobbervig. She graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1932 and married Gorden E. Williams on February 2, 1935. They...
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Marlyn Cletus Huiras

April 24, 1934 - December 29, 2014

Huiras, Marlyn (Marly) Cletus - For 80 years, Marly Huiras lived a full life as an artist, sportsman, writer, humorist, naturalist, actor, and so much more. He was equally robust as a father. Marly's children are Christopher Huiras, M.D., Julie Huiras Mascitti, Patti LaPorte, Lisa Leuker, and Abby Alexander, all living in Wisconsin. Marly was born on April 24, 1934, near Springfield, Minn.,...
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Gerald D. Fingerson

February 1, 1930 - December 24, 2014

Dodgeville - Gerald D. Fingerson, age 84, of Dodgeville, was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Sienna Crest in Dodgeville. His daughter who adored him more than words can say was at his side, along with Charlene Bennett, visiting pastor at Dodgeville United Methodist Church. Gerald was born on February 1, 1930 in Mifflin Township to Henry and T. Mae (Lee)...
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Bryce Thomas Heckendorf

May 6, 2013 - November 26, 2014

Dodgeville - Bryce Thomas Heckendorf, 18 months, earned his superhero cape and angel wings on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, after a brave and courageous yearlong battle with Krabbe Disease. He was born on Monday, May 6, 2013, to his loving parents, Kyle and Jenna Heckendorf, at the Upland Hills Health Center in Dodgeville. Bryce was a happy, smiling baby boy, growing and thriving for...
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Magdalen E. "Maggie" Rochon

March 15, 1919 - November 21, 2014

Dodgeville – Magdalen E. "Maggie" Rochon, age 95, longtime resident of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 21, 2014. Magdalen was born on March 5, 1919 on the family farm in rural Dodgeville. She was the first child of Adam and Stella (Heibel) Miess and their only daughter. Her brothers were Paul, Robert, Eugene and Glen. She attended grades 1 through 8 in a one room...
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Heather A. Knutson

January 8, 1981 - November 19, 2014

Linden / Fennimore – Heather A. Knutson, age 33, of Fennimore, formerly of Linden, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at University Hospital in Madison. She was born on January 8, 1981 in Dodgeville. Heather enjoyed going to church and Southwest Opportunity Center (S.O.C.), where she hung out with her friends. She loved foot massages from Grandma Gard and family, being an...
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Stanley W. Marozas

August 18, 1950 - November 17, 2014

Dodgeville - Stanley W. Marozas, age 64, of Dodgeville passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 17, 2014 in his home in Dodgeville. He was born on August 18, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. Stan was loved by all and liked to play music. He loved teaching people his talent of music. Stan is survived by his daughter Francesca (fiancé Eric Heimer), grandsons Jessie and Wyatt, and his...
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Kay Lynn Marten

September 2, 1962 - October 25, 2014

Dodgeville - Kay Lynn Marten, age 52 of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Kay was born on September 2, 1962 to Gerald and Inez (Foss) Hubbard of Ridgeway. Growing up she attended school in Ridgeway and graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1981. Upon graduating she met the love of her life, Donny Marten and they...
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William J. "Bill" Haag

June 16, 1923 - October 21, 2014

Dodgeville – William J. Haag, age 91, of Dodgeville, died on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Dodgeville. Bill was born June 16, 1923 in Perry Township to Albert and Mary (Sutter) Haag, He attended Spring Valley School and began farming in 1940. He married Ethel Mickelson at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Perry, WI. Bill and Ethel farmed in...
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Lawrence "Tom" Doyle

September 25, 1959 - October 18, 2014

Belmont / Mineral Point - Lawrence "Tom" Doyle, age 55, passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at UW Hospital & Clinics in Madison. He was born on September 25, 1959 in Darlington the son of Lawrence and Marjorie (Baxter) Doyle. He graduated from Belmont High School in 1977 then enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1977 - 1983. He lived in Milwaukee for 30 years until moving to...
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Anthony "Tony" Mason

June 6, 1959 - October 12, 2014

Spring Green, WI - Anthony "Tony" Mason, age 55, of Spring Green, died unexpectedly on October 12, 2014. Tony was born on June 6,1959 to Vern and Rheta Mason. He grew up in Grand Forks, ND. He attended Red River High School where he took part in the theater and hockey. He graduated in 1976 then attended the University of North Dakota. Tony built his own contracting business before he...
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Janice E. Roh

September 24, 1951 - October 7, 2014

Dodgeville – Janice E. (Brennum) Roh, age 63, of Dodgeville passed away peacefully after a long illness with ALS on October 7, 2014 at Upland Hills Hospital in Dodgeville. She was born on September 24, 1951, the daughter of Morris and Lillian (Gerber) Brennum. She graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1969. Janice married Douglas Roh on May 1, 1971. Doug and Jan raised their family on...
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Barbara A. Erickson

December 25, 1933 - August 31, 2014

Dodgeville - Barbara A. "Barb" (Paull) Erickson, age 80, of Dodgeville passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Upland Hills Health Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on December 25, 1933 at the General Hospital in Dodgeville, the daughter of Earl and Anne (Fitzsimons) Paull. She graduated from Ridgeway High School in 1952. Barb married her sweetheart Marvin Erickson on July 18,...
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Marjorie A. Dorner

August 19, 1924 - August 26, 2014

Linden – Marjorie A. (Marge) Dorner, age 90, of Linden, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. She celebrated her 90th birthday last week with her loving family. Marge was born August 19th, 1924 in Linden, WI, daughter of Herbert and Emma (Reger) Rule. She married Donald Severtson and later married William (Bill) Dorner and was blessed with 7...
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Jessica M. Lipska

September 19, 1985 - August 11, 2014

Dodgeville – The precious life of Jessica Marie Lipska ended unexpectedly on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the young age of 28. She was born on September 19, 1985 in Milwaukee, WI, a Dodgeville native who recently lived in Barneveld. She graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic Grade School in 2000, and Dodgeville High School in 2004. She attended Southwest Wisconsin Technical College for a...
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Devalynn Ann Mutert

July 29, 2014

Dodgeville - Devalynn Ann Mutert, of Dodgeville, daughter of Tylynn Miller and Kyle Mutert, was born still Tuesday, July 29, 2014. She was welcomed into heaven wrapped in the wings of her butterfly siblings. Devalynn is survived by her parents; her brother, Treyton Varsho-Mutert; her grandparents, Chuk and Tammy Symons, Kathy Gordon and Todd Deneen, Sr., D.J. and Tina Miller; her great...
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