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Michael Alfred Peters, age 81, of DeForest, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born on Sept. 4, 1938 in Milwaukee to Alfred and Leone Peters.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Kevin Patrick Brokish was born 21 July 1981 in Madison, Wisconsin. Survived by his wife Sylvia Hutchinson; his stepchildren Ledger and Lyric; his parents Jerome and Virginia Brokish; and his sister Shannon Brokish and her husband Tim Huber.

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Daren Leonard Moran, fondly known by many as “Norm”, age 52, passed away unexpectedly at his home November 5, 2019. He was born on October 30, 1967 in Madison to parents, Donald and Dorothy (Quamme) Moran. Daren was a 1986 graduate of DeForest High School, where he was on the football and wr…

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Jane Elizabeth (Koski) Bartine, age 44, passed away at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 after a battle with kidney cancer. She was born on Jan. 18, 1975 in Marshfield, the daughter of James and Jean (Lindgren) Koski. Jane was a graduate of Loyal High School and UW-Oshk…

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David Michael Lavold, age 74, of DeForest, WI, passed away on October 26th, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH, from complications following a lung transplant he received in June of this year after a 5 year battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was surrounded by his famil…

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August “Augie” L. Hinz, Jr., age 85, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on a farm in North Freedom, Wis., on November 27, 1933 to August and Gertrude (Brilliot) Hinz. In September of 1953 August married Shirley (Gross) Hinz. They were happily marri…

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Jerry “Coach” Roelke, age 77, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2019, at his home in Sun City Center, FL. Jerry was born February 27, 1942, in Madison, WI, the son of Marvin & Catherine (Loper) Roelke. Jerry married his high school sweetheart Jean Markgraf on August 22, 1964 and was a…

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LaVonne M. Larson, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the UW Hospital in Madison. She was born on February 2, 1941 in Sparta, WI, the daughter of Jacob and Agnes (Marx) Weiner. LaVonne married Charles Larson on October 5, 1963.

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Sharon A. Marie-Wilson, age 74 of DeForest WI, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s house in Madison, WI on September 5, 2019 after a long illness. Sharon was born in Madison, WI to Antony and Mary Zingshiem (Trainor). Sharon graduated from Verona High School and married not long after. …

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Daniel R. “Dan” Jaeger, age 60, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. He was born on Dec. 4, 1958 in Mankato, Minnesota, the son of Stanley and Ellen Jaeger. Dan graduated from DeForest High School in 1977. He worked for Wiedenbeck Inc. of Madison for 40 years unti…

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George A. Schultz, age 90, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison.

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Weston “Wes” Franklin Stromme, age 78, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 with his family by his side at Meriter Hospital in Madison. Weston “Wes” was born in Oshkosh on June 23, 1941, to parents Franklin and Emma (Eder) Stromme. He was a 1959 graduate of Hortonville High School. He marrie…

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Michael Charrington Mishler, age 70, of Windsor, said goodbye to this world and hello to Heaven on July 19, 2019. Michael was born on June 16, 1949 in Great Lakes, Ill., the son of William and Harriet Mishler. Michael grew up as part of a large military family and was raised in various place…

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Kay Marie Gruenweller, age 59, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 with family by her side at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. She was born May 7, 1960 in Hinsdale, IL, a daughter of Richard and Doris (Johnson) Bolke. Kay grew up in Villa Park, IL, and enjoyed many weekends and summers spen…

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Harold W. Rupp, age 93, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Waunakee Manor, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Harold was born on October 10, 1925 in Arlington, WI to Walter and Martha (Hebel) Rupp. He married the love of his life, DoLoros “Dodie” Gefke on June 29, 1947, in Arlington. …

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John A. Thompson, age 92, died peacefully on June 18, 2019, one year to the day of his wife’s passing, at Parkside Assisted Living in DeForest. He was born in the Town of Windsor on October 28, 1926, the son of Louis and Ella (Lewison) Thompson. He graduated from DeForest High School in 1944…

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Marcia Lynn “Moop” Hoffman fought the good fight but lost her battle with endometrial cancer on May 31, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who is already sorely missed.

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Rosalind Henriette Haswell, passed away Feb. 8, 2019 in Tehachapi, California. She was born to Georg Jacob Heinrich Schneider and Amelia Christina (Winger) Schneider in Waukesha, June 24, 1928.

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Rosemary V. “Roni” Nelson, age 85, passed away peacefully at the Columbia Health Care Center on May, 18, 2019. By her side was Russ Nelson – her beloved husband of over 65 years; also with her were her children. She was born on Nov. 4, 1933, in Racine, the daughter of Andrew and Mary (Best) Vassh.

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Patsy Mae Wearne was born in Portage on Dec. 24, 1945, to Walter and Alice Stibb. She lost her final battle with cancer as well as heart failure on May 13, 2019, at 3:37 am at the age of 73. She spent her final month at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, where she was surrounded by loving family a…

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Earl Frederick Petzke of DeForest and formerly of Baraboo, age 87, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2019, at Agrace Hospice Center in Fitchburg of ALS and complications from influenza. Earl was born on April 10, 1932, in North Freedom; the oldest of 10 children of the late Frederick and Anna…

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Beloved and respected, Beryl K. “Pete” Pullen peacefully passed away at the age of 86 years, 3 days on April 29, 2019 at home after a battle with cancer. He was born April 26, 1933 at home in Lodi to Earl and Marjorie (Smith) Pullen.

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DeForest – Susan E. Jenkins, age 68, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at University Hospital. She was born on Feb. 28, 1951 in La Crosse, the daughter of John and Mary Ann (Anderson) Schmitz. She was united in marriage to Dale Jenkins on Aug. 3, 1974 in Milwaukee. Sue taught for…

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DeForest – Trevin James Horn parted this world as a result of a car accident on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born in Madison on Dec. 12, 1999. He spent the majority of his childhood in Poynette, graduating from Poynette High School in 2018. He enlisted in the United States Army and was …

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ARENA/CROSS PLAINS/WINDSOR – Matthew Carl Molnar, age 53, of Arena, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, surrounded by his family. Matt was born Nov. 3, 1965 in Madison, the son of Louis and Joan (Weisenburger) Molnar. Following high school, Matt enlisted in the United States Army, where part o…

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Charlotte Loraine Lochner (nee Gest), passed away on Friday morning, March 29, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Lodi. She was born on Nov. 26, 1928, in DeForest, to Arthur and S. Josephine (Rinde) Gest. She was united in marriage to Robert E. Lochner on May 26, 1951.

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DEFOREST/POYNETTE – Alice Emelia Erickson, age 96, passed away peacefully at Columbus Health & Rehab on Monday, March 25, 2019. She was born in Morrisonville, WI on January 11, 1923, the daughter of Lewis and Ada (Munson) Lewison. Alice graduated from DeForest Union High School in 1940. …

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DEFOREST – Eugene R. Wendt, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home in the loving arms of his wife. He was born on Oct. 1, 1941 in Madison to Wilmer and Esther (Nehls) Wendt. Gene graduated from DeForest High in 1960. He worked for Thorstad Chevrolet until his car acciden…

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DEFOREST – Robert David Jungemann, age 73, of DeForest, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care. He was born on Sept. 3, 1945, in Poynette, the son of Rudolph and Adelaide (Pribbenow) Jungemann. Robert graduated from Poynette High School in …

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DEFOREST – Allan H. Blood, age 86, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019. Al was born on Nov. 15, 1932 in Richland County, WI to Harry and Amelia Blood. He graduated from Madison East High in 1952. Al married his best friend, Delores Cherek, on May 14, 1960 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mo…

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DEFOREST, WI/ BLOOMINGTON, MN - Lois (Cuff) James, age 78, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2019 surrounded by her family. Lois was born on March 12, 1940 in Portage, WI. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and worked as an…

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DeForest – Thelma Janet Stronach, age 96, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at the Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena, WI. She was born in Windsor, WI, on Feb. 20, 1922, the daughter of Eneval and Unette (Hermanson) Haug. She was united in marriage to George Stronach on June 21, 1947…

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DeForest – Donna Mae Buchner, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at Bright Star Senior Living in Waunakee. Donna was born May 13, 1933 to Curtis and Della (Roberts) Hanson in Arena, WI.

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DeForest – Rolland “Rollie” C. Reigstad, lifelong DeForest resident, age 88, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 surrounded by his family at Home Again Assisted Living in Columbus. He was born on Sept. 9, 1930, in DeForest, WI, the son of Russell and Anita Reigstad. He served in the U.S. …

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SUN PRAIRIE/DEFOREST — Kirsten G. Lough, age 83, passed away at home on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, due to complications from a hip injury. She was born on Jan. 28, 1935, and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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DeForest/Madison – Robert Wayne “Bob” Nordness, age 67, passed away on Dec. 25, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born on May 19, 1951 to the late Francis and Marion (Midthun) Nordness. Bob worked at Oscar Mayer for 25 years before retiring.

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Daisy H. Schwefel, 82, of DeForest, WI passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

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DEFOREST / WESTBY – Cynthia "Cindy" Claire Walton Pederson of DeForest, 57, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 surrounded by her family and lots of love.

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Windsor - Betty J. Holmes, age 90, passed away Nov. 29, 2018 at the Skaalen Home in Stoughton, Wis.

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DeForest – Raymond “Ray” J. Ruegsegger, age 77, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at the Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena, one day short of his 57 year wedding anniversary. He was born on June 4, 1941 in Madison, WI, the son of Ernest and Mary (Farr) Ruegsegger. At the age of 12, R…

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DEFOREST – Michael P. Streber, age 67, passed peacefully at home on Nov. 28, 2018. He was born on Aug. 11, 1951, the son of John and Leona (Doyle) Streber. Mike graduated from Monona Grove High School in 1969 and worked in the grocery business all of his life, beginning at his family’s neigh…

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DeForest- DoLoros J. “Dodie” Rupp, age 90, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at her home. She was born on June 30, 1928 in Whitewater, WI the daughter of Clement and Ethel (Billett) Gefke. She grew up on the family farm in DeForest and attended the Ella Wheeler Wilcox country school. She …

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DEFOREST – Anthony Kirk, age 65, was born into eternal life on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Tony was born on Nov. 30, 1952 in Conyers, GA to Marion Sr. and Geraldine Kirk. He grew up in LaGrange, GA. Tony had a Christian radio ministry called Yahweh Radio. Tony was loved by many people and will…

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After enduring a long, valiant fight against cancer, Mathias H. "Buddy" Dietrick, 72, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. He was the fourth out of five children born to Mat and Hazel Dietrick, on July 24, 1946, in Salonika, Greece, where his father's occupation had him working.…

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Patricia Mae Fencl, age 88, of DeForest, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 with her dog "Baby" at her side. Patricia was born in Billingham, Wa. on Aug. 31, 1930. Survived by four daughters, Vicki (James) Kopp, Linda Sheldon, Debbie Fencl and Penny (David) Butkus, as …

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DeForest - Dorothy Viola Pederson, 96, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Columbia Health Care Center.