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Tuesday 08/12/2014
Obituary: Mary Avalone
Updated: August 12, 2014 - 8:55 am

Mary Frances Avalone, nee Stevenson, born Nov. 4, 1928, entered eternal rest on Aug. 10, 2014, at age 85 after a courageous, roller coaster ride. She relocated to Waunakee, Wis., in June 2011 to be near her family. Mary derived much fulfillment during her more than 50 year membership in Girl Scouts USA. She loved crocheting, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary was known by many as Nana due to her big heart and patience.

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Monday 08/11/2014
Obituary: Robert Ziegler
Posted: August 11, 2014 - 8:39 am

Robert M. “Bob” Ziegler, age 68, of Waunakee, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Madison on March 15, 1946, the son of Raymond and Marie (Endres) Ziegler. Bob graduated from Waunakee High School in 1964. He served with the U.S. Army from 1965 until 1971. He married the love of his life Linda (Adler) on Oct. 26, 1968, and was employed by Endres Manufacturing Company for 46 years. Bob was very active in the community with membership in the Waunakee Jaycees, Lions Club, FFA Alumni and Rotary. He was one of the original founding members of the Waunakee Soccer Club and was instrumental in getting boys and girls soccer into Waunakee High School. Bob was a proud member of the Waunakee Fire Department for 32 years. He enjoyed golf, boating at their lake home, all Badger sports, hunting, and volunteering at St. John’s school and church where he was a member. Most importantly, Bob loved being a grandfather and watching all of the sports in which his grandchildren were involved. He took great pride in being part of the Rotary Christmas Light display each year and hosting an annual 4th of July party at his lake home for his classmates and friends.

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Thursday 08/07/2014
Obituary: Thomas Roach
Posted: August 07, 2014 - 2:25 pm

Thomas G. Roach, age 83, died peacefully with family on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society, Lodi, Wis.

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Monday 08/04/2014
Obituary: Barry Young
Posted: August 04, 2014 - 10:21 am

Barry W. Young, age 82, of Waunakee, passed away on July 19, 2014, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, Wis.

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Obituary: Donald Hewitt
Updated: August 04, 2014 - 10:15 am

Donald (Donnie) “Tic” Hewitt, age 72, died on Monday, July 28, 2014, at his home in Dane following a brief illness. He was born on the family farm in Dane on Aug. 26, 1941, to George and Mary (Pape) Hewitt. Donnie lived on the family farm for his entire life and loved farming. He enjoyed gardening, classic cars, sports and his family. He gave generously to many charities over the years. Donnie faced his illness with a steadfast determination.

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Tuesday 07/29/2014
Joyce Caldwell
Posted: July 29, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Joyce Caldwell of Middleton/Sauk-Prairie began her journey to be with her Lord on Friday, July 25, 2014, after combatting Parkinson’s Disease for 25 years. Her positive outlook on life earned her many friends, and helped greatly as she strove to live life fully. While still in the experimental stage she braved having deep brain stimulators inserted to enhance her quality of life.

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Monday 07/28/2014
Obituary: Cynthia Anhalt
Updated: July 28, 2014 - 11:59 am

Cynthia Gayle Anhalt (née Marshment) of Waunakee was born on Sept. 27, 1960, to parents Philip Irwin and Bette Gayle. She spent her early years in Waukegan, Ill., before moving to a little house in Waukesha, Wis.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Obituary: Ruth Schroeder
Posted: July 24, 2014 - 3:20 pm

Ruth Schroeder

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Monday 06/30/2014
Obituary: Christine Trotter
Posted: June 30, 2014 - 2:44 pm

Christine Trotter, age 65, of Exeter, Mo., passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, at her home.

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Obituary: Albert Deans
Posted: June 30, 2014 - 9:15 am

Albert R. “Punk” Deans, age 80, of Dane died on Friday June 27, 2014, at his home in Dane. He was born to Albert and Regina (Bollig) Deans on Sept. 27, 1933. He married Joan Meffert on Feb. 19, 1955, at St. John’s Catholic Church, in Waunakee Wis. They lived on the family farm for the past 59 years. He was very active in the community. Punk was on the Board of Directors for the State Bank of Lodi, the Dane Village Board and was the church Trustee for Blessed Trinity Catholic Parish. He was very active in the community and enjoyed volunteering at Blessed Trinity Parish by doing odd jobs. He was known to tour the country roads visiting area farmers and checking out the farm crops and activities. Punk loved farming and received the most enjoyment in raising tobacco with his family, nieces, nephews and any nearby neighbor or friend who wanted to help. He loved to laugh, tell jokes and work together. Of course at the end of a long day working in the tobacco field planting, cultivating, harvesting or stripping tobacco, he loved enjoying a cold beer with all.

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Friday 06/27/2014
Obituary: Beatrice Kind
Updated: June 27, 2014 - 11:03 am

Beatrice "Bea" Kind passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Care Center, Madison on June 25, 2014. She will forever be remembered by the joy she brought to those whose lives she touched.

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Thursday 06/05/2014
Obituary: Susan King
Posted: June 05, 2014 - 10:19 am

Susan Alice King (nee Barc, Bialkowski), 62, of Reedsburg, was welcomed into the loving arms of her savior after living life to the fullest despite several years of poor health.

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Tuesday 06/03/2014
Obituary: Dennis Porter
Posted: June 03, 2014 - 9:40 am

Dennis Dean Porter, age 67, of Waunakee, Wis., died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital in Madison, Wis.

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Tuesday 05/27/2014
Marilyn Chase-Werner
Posted: May 27, 2014 - 3:56 pm

Marilyn Chase-Werner, age 84, of Waunakee, Wis. passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Waunakee Manor. She was born on Dec. 21, 1929, in Rockford, Ill, the daughter of John and Ruth Barber. Marilyn married David A. Chase on Dec. 4, 1948, in Rockford. He predeceased her in April of 1990. She married John F. Werner in March of 1992 and he predeceased her in June of 2013. Marilyn was a Salvation Army officer for 43 years. She loved angels and had a collection and program she presented to various women’s groups. Marilyn was named Woman of the Year for St. Joseph, Mo. Business and Professional Women’s Club and “District Woman of the Year” in 1982.

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Monday 05/12/2014
Obituary: Kevin Pertzborn
Posted: May 12, 2014 - 11:29 am

Kevin A. Pertzborn, age 38, of Dane, died unexpectedly on Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was born on June 1, 1975 in Madison, the son of Jerry and Dorothy (Eckstein) Pertzborn. After graduating from Lodi High School in 1993, Kevin worked for his father at Pertzborn Plumbing and became a Master Plumber in 2002. He was very organized and meticulous in everything he did. Kevin enjoyed attending sporting events, fishing, snowshoeing, and just being outdoors. He collected antiques, restored furniture, and even renovated the home he lived in.

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Friday 04/25/2014
Obituary: Lucille Wipperfurth
Updated: May 01, 2014 - 9:04 am

Lucille G. Wipperfurth, age 93, of Waunakee, passed away with her family by her side, on April 23, 2014, at the UW Hospital. She was born in Middleton, Wis. on Nov. 22, 1920, to Joseph and Margaret (Laufenberg) Ziegler. She was married to Jerome Wipperfurth on Nov. 26, 1942, and he preceded her in death in 1998. Jerome and Lucille farmed north of Waunakee on Easy Street for 38 years. Lucille also worked for the State of Wisconsin for 22 years. In 1981 they moved into Waunakee to enjoy their retirement. They were blessed with 56 years of marriage. Lucille was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and its Christian Mothers. Lucille loved farming, cards, gardening, cooking and going on casino trips. Most of all she loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Monday 04/21/2014
Obituary: Joan Statz
Posted: April 21, 2014 - 8:31 am

Joan M. (Wipperfurth) Statz age 76 of Waunakee/Westport, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at UW Hospital on April 17, 2014. She was born on Nov. 3, 1937, in Waunakee to Anthony and Christine Wipperfurth. She married Harold Statz on Feb. 11, 1958. Joan cleaned houses for many years and also helped her daughter in a furniture restoration business. She truly enjoyed the Green Bay Packers, especially watching Clay Matthews, the UW Marching band, Las Vegas trips and their cabin in Necedah, Wis. She also enjoyed her grandchildren and her great grandchildren.

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Tuesday 04/08/2014
Judith Percy
Updated: April 08, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Judith “Judy” Percy, age 61, of Waunakee passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, surrounded by friends.

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Maurice Ellis
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 4:32 pm

Waunakee – Maurice (Maurie) Ellis, age 79, died at home Monday, April 7, 2014, after a courageous, two year battle with colon cancer. Born on April 4, 1935, to Wayne and Eunice (Rasmussen) Ellis, Maurie spent his early years in the Brooklyn, WI area, moving to Madison in 1949. Maurie attended Central HS and graduated from UW stout in 1957. He served in the US Army from 1957-1959. On the 28th of December, 1957, Maurie married his college sweetheart May Katherine (Kay) Kennedy at St. Aloysius Church in Sauk City. Maurie and Kay started Ellis True Value Hardware Store, in the Westmoreland area of Madison, in 1961 and operated the business until 1990. Maurie then worked at Ace Hardware on Willie Street until retirement.

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Monday 04/07/2014
Obituary: Sargent Heath
Posted: April 07, 2014 - 5:02 pm

Waunakee: Sargent Heath III, age 77, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Meriter Hospital where he received the best care available. Sarg was born in Worcester, Mass, graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass., and Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. Sarg married Suzanne Thurston on June 12, 1958, and had two children. He is survived by Sue; his son Jeffrey Heath; and daughter Jennifer (Matthew) Parnell. He is also survived by four wonderful grandchildren Melody and Reuben Heath, Morgan and Ryanne Parnell. Visitation will be Friday, April 11 from 5-7 at Winn-Cress Funeral Home, 5785 Hwy Q, Waunakee. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to WI Dialysis Home Dialysis Program, Attn: Tricia Borgrud, 3034 Fish Hatchery Rd, Madison, WI 53713. Please share a memory of Sargent at

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Monday 03/10/2014
Obituary: Eugene Moll
Posted: March 10, 2014 - 9:20 am

Eugene Moll, age 81, Waunakee, Wis., passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his winter home in Sun City West, Ariz.

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Tuesday 02/18/2014
Obituary: Betty Olson
Posted: February 18, 2014 - 1:08 pm

Betty J. Olson, age 84, of Madison and Waunakee, went home to be with the Lord after a brief illness at The Agrace Hospice Center on Feb. 17, 2014.

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Monday 02/17/2014
Obituary: Alice Parsons
Updated: February 17, 2014 - 2:28 pm

Alice S. Parsons, age 89, entered into the presence of her Lord on Feb. 16, 2014. Alice was born Sept. 29, 1924, the daughter of late Rev. Lillard and Bernice (Edwards) Southern, in Smithland, Ky. After graduating from Hopkins HS, in 1942, she entered Asbury College. She was graduated in 1946 and then taught at Alvin Drew, a Methodist Missions school in the mountains of Kentucky.

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Monday 02/03/2014
Obituary: Lucy Heyroth
Updated: February 03, 2014 - 9:28 am

Lucy A. Heyroth, age 76, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 29, 2014, of heart failure.

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Tuesday 01/28/2014
Obituary: Debra Meyer
Posted: January 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Debra Y. “Debbie” Meyer, age 60, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at UW Hospital. She was born on May 11, 1953, the daughter of Douglas and Lois (Hodgson) Muir. She married the love of her life, Jerry Meyer, on June 21, 1980. Together, they raised their two children, Melissa and Scott. Debbie was employed by the State of Wisconsin Workers Compensation for 34 years until her retirement. She will be fondly remembered for her love of family, her unselfishness and willingness to put others before herself. She is one of the greatest angels heaven will ever receive.

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Thursday 01/23/2014
Obituary: Edward Vervoort
Posted: January 23, 2014 - 10:27 am

Edward Lamont Vervoort, age 65, of Waunakee died on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at his home following a brief illness. He was born on Feb 28, 1948, in Berkley, Calif. to Lamont and Eleanor (Ceshker) Vervoort.

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Monday 01/20/2014
Obituary: Robert Reiser
Posted: January 20, 2014 - 8:41 am

Robert “Bob” F. Reiser of Waunakee passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born on Sept. 6, 1935, to Robert and Jane Reiser in Prairie Du Chien, Wis.

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Tuesday 01/14/2014
Obituary: Helen Luedke
Updated: January 14, 2014 - 3:26 pm

Helen I. (Hartz) Luedke III of Madison passed away on Jan. 9, 2014, at Capitol Lakes Retirement Community following a long struggle with Parkinson Disease. Helen was born on Oct. 21, 1935 in Stevens Point Wisconsin. Helen graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1954 and married William Raboin. The couple moved to Danville, Ill., and parented 3 children. Helen began her career with General Electric at that time. The marriage was dissolved and Helen moved her family to Connecticut.

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Obituary: Morgan Jones
Updated: January 14, 2014 - 3:26 pm

Morgan E. Jones, age 93, of Madison and Waunakee passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Waunakee Manor Nursing Home in Waunakee, WI. Morgan was born April 19, 1920, in Auroraville, Wis., the son of Alvin and Nellie (Davis) Jones. He graduated from Berlin High School in 1938 and worked on the family farm for several years before attending college. Morgan graduated from UW – Madison School of Business in 1946. He spent his career as an insurance agent, receiving his CPCU designation in 1964. He was one of the founders of the Dairyland Chapter of CPCU and served as president from 1973 to 1974. Morgan worked for several insurance companies before establishing his own insurance agency, Consumers Insurance Service, Inc. in Madison, WI in 1971. He retired in 2005. Morgan was united in marriage to the love of his life, Alta Gaylord, on June 19, 1948, in Berlin, Wis. They resided in Stevens Point, Wis., until 1967 when they moved to Madison. Morgan and Alta were longtime members of the First United Methodist Church in Madison. Morgan enjoyed polka music, reading, dancing, traveling to many countries, and wintering in Florida. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family at their lake home on Lake Camelot, special holiday and birthday celebrations and spending time with his grandchildren.

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Friday 01/03/2014
Obituary: Rita Maier
Posted: January 03, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Rita Maier, age 86, of Waunakee/Cross Plains, died on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, following a short illness. She was born in Dane on March 29, 1927, to Hubert and Elizabeth (Statz) Maly.

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Friday 12/27/2013
Leroy Hugill
Updated: December 27, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Leroy L. Hugill, age 72 of Waunakee, died on Thursday Dec. 26, 2013, at St Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was born on July 1, 1941, in Dodgeville to Gordon and Jane (Edgington) Hugill. He was employed at Madison Gas & Electric for 40 years and retired in 2003. He married Waltraud Wuth in 1962 and they had resided in Waunakee for the past 50 years. He enjoyed watching horse racing.

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Thursday 12/19/2013
Obituary: Paul Gould
Updated: December 19, 2013 - 2:04 pm

Paul Francis Gould, 77, of Waunakee, Wis., passed away unexpectedly in his home Dec. 18, 2013.

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Tuesday 12/17/2013
Obituary: Mark Viksjo
Posted: December 17, 2013 - 3:10 pm

Mark Harvey Viksjo, age 70, of Waunakee died suddenly on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at his home in Waunakee. He was born on June 13, 1943, in Milwaukee to Claus and Laura (Kisker) Viksjo. He attended Milton College, Morehead St. College and the UW at Madison. On Sept. 13, 2002, he married the love of his life, Lily Janeen Sumwalt, following 25 years of courtship. Mark resided in Madison for 31 years and had resided in Waunakee the past three years. He retired from Madison Kipp Corp. after 31 years of employment and worked for JBM Protection and Patrol for nine years. He also worked as a substitute crossing guard for the schools. He loved music and playing his guitar and was a member of the Musicians Union. His favorite pastime was being with family and watching old time movies and reading.

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Obituary: Jean Enge
Updated: December 17, 2013 - 3:03 pm

Jean Elizabeth Enge, age 76, of Waunakee passed away on Dec. 16, 2013, at Homestead Living. Jean was born on Feb. 24, 1937, to John and Philomene (Miller) Heinz of Waunakee where she lived her entire life. She married Nathan Enge on Dec. 9, 1954, and he preceded her in death in February 2013. She was a lifelong member of St. John’s Catholic Church and a member of Legion Post 360 Auxiliary. Jean was St. John’s Parish business administrator for 29 years until her retirement. Prior to that, she worked at The Waunakee Tribune for many years and also at the Triangle Restaurant.

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Tuesday 12/10/2013
Obituary: Sarah Novotny
Updated: December 10, 2013 - 10:20 am

Formerly of Waunakee and Wauwatosa, Wis., Sarah passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 5, 2013, at the age of 24. Beloved daughter of Johanna Novotny and Tom Novotny of Waunakee, Sarah was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on Dec. 13, 1988. Treasured sister of Thomas, Christopher and Matthew. Cherished granddaughter of Margaret (Milwaukee, Wis.) and the late Thomas Novotny Sr., and Virginia (Oak Park, Ill.) and the late Dr. Frank J. Madden, as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends, and Nathan, the love of her life.

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Monday 12/09/2013
Obituary: Eugene Cook
Posted: December 09, 2013 - 11:08 am

Eugene Roger Cook, 77 of Waunakee, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Golden Living Center, Beaver Dam, surrounded by his wife Judy, his beloved beagle Tessa, and his Golden Living family by his side. Gene had been ill for a long time and God finally called him home.  He was born Dec. 19, 1936 the son of Earl Robert and Myrtle (Hardy) Cook in Boscobel.  Gene and his family spent a short time in Madison and Dane, but spent most of his youth in Muscoda where he attended school. He completed his education when he enlisted in the Army in 1959 and was discharged in 1962.  Gene then went to work at American Motors in Kenosha. After his retirement in Gene went to work at Wal-Mart for 22 years, which was his favorite job. In 1964 he met his wife Judy Weldy and they were married on May 21, 1966, in Muscoda.  The couple has two children, Michael and Michelle. Gene and Judy loved to travel and together they managed apartments in Madison and Seattle, his favorite city.  Gene was a devoted husband and father who loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.  He made friends wherever he went. 

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Obituary: John Straus
Posted: December 09, 2013 - 10:45 am

John R. "Jack" Straus, age 76 of Waunakee, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Agrace Hospice. He was born on Oct. 24, 1937, the son of Robert F. and Loretta (Uselman) Straus.

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Thursday 12/05/2013
Obituary: Jordan Boullion
Updated: December 05, 2013 - 1:45 pm

Jordan Boullion, age 27, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 as the result of a car accident near Madison.  

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Monday 12/02/2013
Obituary: Suzanne Thomas
Updated: December 02, 2013 - 9:01 am

Suzanne B. (Rowley) Thomas, age 89, passed away on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

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Monday 11/25/2013
Obituary: Harry Winter
Updated: November 25, 2013 - 8:53 am

Harry Winter, age 66, of Dane died suddenly on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at his home. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., to Harold and Grace (Hohmann) Winter. Harry served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1967 and was proud of his service. He married Connie Taylor and they resided in the Dane area. He was employed as the fleet manager for the City of Middleton until his retirement in 2008. He worked for many years building and maintaining the police cars and the ambulance for the city of Middleton. His favorite pastimes included fishing and hunting, and watching Badger and Packers football. He was also known for both owning and driving fast cars.

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Monday 11/11/2013
Obituary: Steven Schaenzer
Updated: November 11, 2013 - 2:10 pm

Steven Lee Schaenzer died Nov. 8, 2013, at his home in Hubertus, Wis., at age 50. He was a quiet and simple man who loved his family and enjoyed his fishing and the outdoors. He was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 24, 1963, to Robert A. and Mary Koltes Schaenzer. He worked as a machinist and CNC operator. He married Dawn Fuerstenau on Oct. 28, 1995, and they have two children, Zackary and Olivia, who were the light of his life.

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Monday 10/28/2013
Obituary: Jeanette Rieder-Kessenich
Updated: October 28, 2013 - 2:41 pm

Jeanette Laura Rieder-Kessenich, age 83, of Verona passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Four Winds Manor in Verona.

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Tuesday 10/22/2013
Obituary: Jane L. Dederich
Updated: October 22, 2013 - 3:51 pm

Jane L. Dederich (born July 7, 1960) found eternal peace on Oct. 20, 2013. A devoted wife of 14 years to Daniel Dederich and loving mother to Zach (13) and Jadyn (9). Jane was the daughter of Robert J. Priebe, Sr. and Mercedes (Sadie) Priebe. She was employed with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for 35 years – and never had a bad driver’s license photo. She worked in several departments over her career and made many lasting friends.

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Monday 10/21/2013
Obituary: Evelyn Reinke
Updated: October 21, 2013 - 3:26 pm

Evelyn G. Reinke, age 84, of Middleton, passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2013, at Agrace Hospice care, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was born on Feb. 20, 1929, the daughter of Matthew and Anna (Kalscheur) Ziegler. Born and raised in Ashton, Evelyn attended St. Peter’s School. She married Alden H. Reinke on Jan. 29, 1948.

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Carl Schaefer
Updated: October 21, 2013 - 9:17 am

Carl Richard Schaefer, age 74, of Waunakee, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at his home in Waunakee.

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Wednesday 10/09/2013
Obituary: Donna Schmidt
Updated: October 09, 2013 - 11:17 am

Donna (Habermann) Schmidt, age 64, of Madison and Waunakee, died on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison following a brief illness. Donna was born in West Allis, Wis., on Oct. 11, 1948, to Chester and Anna Mae (Russell) Habermann. Donna and Ken Schmidt were together for 47 years and raised their four children in Waunakee. She was later employed at Marshall Erdman in Waunakee for 25 years and was a member of the Carpenter’s Local 2190. Donna and Ken lived in Waunakee for a number of years and more recently resided in Madison.

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Monday 10/07/2013
Obituary: Cecilia Endres
Updated: October 07, 2013 - 9:33 am

Cecilia M. Endres, age 91, died Oct. 4, 2013, at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. She was born on Jan. 19, 1922, in the Town of Dane, the daughter of the late Louis and Mathilda (Kurth) Miller, the last surviving child of eight. She was united in marriage to Albert J. Endres on May 2, 1944. The couple farmed in the Town of Springfield for many years. She was a member of St. Martin's and St. Aloysius Council of Catholic Women and Springfield Homemakers Club, and also volunteered at Sauk Prairie St. Vincent DePaul.

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Thursday 10/03/2013
Obituary: Brian Hicks
Updated: October 03, 2013 - 3:28 pm

Brian Hicks passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Taken from us way too early in life at the age of 30, he was a great son, brother, uncle, nephew, grandson, and friend. He had those great qualities of loyalty and kindness that made him always think of those closest to him when he did anything, and always cared deeply about what we thought and how we felt. Brian will be painfully missed by all of us, but will forever remain in a special place in our hearts where we can talk to him anytime of the day.

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Obituary: Yvonne Ziegler
Updated: October 03, 2013 - 10:37 am

Yvonne Endres Ziegler, age 51, left us all too soon and suddenly on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. She was a loving, hard-working wife and mother, who rose at 4 a.m., did farm work, taught pre-school at St. John the Baptist School in Waunakee (for 29 years) and then would travel hours to watch one of her daughters’ sporting events before falling into bed and starting all over again. She loved ice cream, the Amish, her newspaper, and adventures on her three-wheeled motorcycle. She never complained and always had time to be a friend to anyone in need.

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Obituary: June Hoffman
Posted: October 03, 2013 - 8:43 am

June (Beverly) Hoffman was called to Heaven Oct. 1, 2013, to supervise God’s cleaning crew. June was born to Herman and Katherine Lange on June 1, 1928, in Madison, Wis.

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