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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Karen Meylor, age 68, of Lake Delton, Wisconsin, formerly Sun Prairie, Wisconsin passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at her home.

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Dennis Alfred “Smitty” Schmidt, 80, was graciously called to his Heavenly home on June 26, 2020. He was born on June 12, 1940 in Oak Park, Illinois to Richard and Lucia Schmidt. He grew up in Melrose Park, Illinois; raised his family in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; moved to Ely, Minnesota to purs…

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Wilbur “Willie” E. Dushack, age 77, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was born on Sept. 19, 1942, in Columbia County and was the son of Ervin and Leontine (Breunig) Dushack. He married Cora Schomburg on August 17, 2019, at Sacred Hearts Church in Sun…

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Sun Prairie - Alice M. Sutherland, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 5, 2020. She was born on April 23, 1926 to Andrew & Anna (Mickelson) Thompson. She grew up in the farming community of Keyeser, WI,

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SUN PRAIRIE—Daniel Ward Malone, age 68, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born on April 3, 1952 in Rockford, Illinois to Daniel Webster and Abby Jane (Ward) Malone.

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Sun Prairie – Philip J. Schmid Jr., age 85, passed away peacefully on Friday May 22, 2020 at Highland Crossing in Sun Prairie. He was born Sept. 9, 1934 in Milwaukee to the late Philip and Eleanor (Krakow) Schmid Sr. Philip served his Country in the United States Air Force. He married Carol …

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Kevin McClarnon, of Burnsville, MN, passed away suddenly May 20 at the age of 59. He was born on March 28, 1961 in Green Bay, WI to Ken and Jean McClarnon. The fourth of five children, he was affectionately known as “Baby Dale” and was sweet from the very start. Born and raised in Wisconsin,…

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Cottage Grove-David E. Grady, age 79, peacefully transitioned to heaven on Monday, May 11, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on Sept. 7, 1940 in Madison and was the son of Edward and Hazel (Byrne) Grady. He was a graduate of Edgewood High School in 1959. He married Dori…

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Rose Marie Antosch, age 94, passed away on Sunday April 26, 2020, in Sun Prairie. She was born in Chicago on May 18, 1925 the daughter of Frank and Johanna (Canty) Szczodrowski. She married Peter Antosch on April 17, 1948 in Chicago. She was best at loving and caring for her family.

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SUN PRAIRIE—Robert “Bob” W. Sherman, age 70, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020 with my family by my side.  I was born on Nov. 23, 1949 in Columbus, WI to John and Bernice (Yohn) Sherman.

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Kevin Andrew Klein, age 51, was called home to the loving arms of Our Heavenly Father after a lengthy illness on Friday, April 17, 2020.

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Darold G. Murray, passed away peacefully at the age of 88 at home on April 9, 2020 surrounded by his loving wife and daughters. He was born on March 24, 1932, son of Rosella (Thurber) & Clarence Murray in Crandon, WI. In 1950, he graduated from Rhinelander High School, entered UW Madison…

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Darrell Clement Horne, age 85, beloved husband, father, grandpa, coach, and all-around great guy, passed away on Friday, April 17 in his home, surrounded by his family after a short but courageous battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

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Irene Ruth Christian, age 87, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 at her home in Sun Prairie. She was born on Sept. 12, 1932 to Elmer and Leona (Messer) Kluge in Beaver Dam. She was baptized on October 16, 1932 at the home of her parents. She was confirmed on April 14, 1946 at St. J…

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Sun Prairie/Janesville- Timothy G. Vande Hei, age 54, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020 at his home in Janesville. Son of Gerald and Patricia Vande Hei of Sun Prairie, brother to Todd (Laura) Vande Hei of Elm Grove; Ann (Rob) McIntyre of Menomonee Falls and Nick (Julie) Vande Hei of Wauw…

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Sun Prairie-Ravern (Phil) Wedige, age 74 of Sun Prairie, WI passed away on March 29, 2020 at Hospice Care in Fitchburg, WI. He was born Sept. 20, 1945 in Dodgeville, WI to Elmer and Nina Wedige. He married Elaine Flathom on March 18, 1967 in Fenimore, WI.

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Rosemary Ann Bergmann, age 93, passed away on March 25, 2020, surrounded by her family at the home of her son, Brian. Rosemary was born in Chicago, IL, on April 6, 1926, to Henry and Mary Laurine (Miles) Fredrick. She was the oldest of five girls: Rosemary, Elaine, Carolanne, Kathleen, and M…

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Marshall - Eugene (Gene) G. Schuster, age 94, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2020 at Prairie Gardens Assisted Living Center in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. He was born on Feb. 19, 1926 and was the only child of George and Anna (Betlach) Schuster. He graduated from Marshall High School in 194…

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Alice Evelyn Sickels, age 99 of Sun Prairie, died on Friday, March 20, 2020. Alice was born on June 18, 1920 in the Town of Bristol to Herman and Margaret (Conrad) Weisensel. She married Marlin Sickels on Aug. 22, 1942 at Sacred Hearts Cathlolic Church in Sun Prairie.

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Myrna Spencer (nee Gilbertson) entered into Eternal Life on March 11, 2020 at age 83.

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SUN PRAIRIE- Jeanette Lange, age 68, passed away at her home in Sun Prairie on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

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Jayne Ann Addison, 85, of Sun Prairie passed away March 6, 2020. Memorial services for Jayne will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Sun Prairie United Methodist Church, 702 North Street, Sun Prairie at 1 p.m.

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Jean Ellen Estelle (Henkel) McClarnon, aged 85 of Sun Prairie, died peacefully on March 7, 2020 with family by her side. Jean was born on January 6, 1935 in Iron River Wisconsin to Clarence and Ruby (Tharp) Henkel.

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SUN PRAIRIE — Gerald Francis Nelson, age 81, of Sun Prairie, WI, passed away Feb. 27, 2020 at his home in Sun Prairie. He was born March 6, 1938 in Portsmouth, VA to Julius and Ruby Jean (Rosholt) Nelson. Gerry was a 1956 graduate of Central High School in Crookston, MN and spent four years …

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Betty Gene T. Diener, age 93 of Sun Prairie, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 at New Perspective Senior Living Center in Sun Prairie. She was born July 14, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI to Leon J. Dealy and Lillie J. Fritsche Dealy of Milwaukee.

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Evelyn Rose Zehr, 87, formerly of Champaign, IL passed away peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 8, 2020 (her husband’s birthday) at Prairie Gardens Assisted Living in Sun Prairie, WI. Her devotion to her family and firm trust in the God who loves us supported her in her struggle which ultimately…

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Steven E. Renk, age 79, passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 in Madison, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 10, 1940 in Madison, to the late Wilbur and Helen Renk. He is survived by his wife Sharon Renk of Sun Prairie, WI and Fort Myers, FL; daughter Courtney and Sco…

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F. Michael “Mick” Wartella, 70, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 surrounded by family at Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Born on April 14, 1949 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, he was the son of the late Robert and Verena (Weiss) Wartella.

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Linda Sue Collier, age 67, passed away at home on Jan. 13, 2020, due to complications from Inclusion Body Myositis. Linda was born on Jan. 13, 1953, to Omer E and Pearlie (McDonald) McDannald in Pike County, IL. She married Lon Collier on June 30, 1975 in Columbia, MO.

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Stephen James Riggins, 66, of Poynette/Sun Prairie WI, passed away suddenly on Jan. 10 2020 alongside his faithful companion Ruby the lab, in a car accident.

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Sun Prairie-W. John Yelk, age 89, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. John was born Oct. 13, 1930 to Walter Yelk and Mary (Skalitzky) Yelk. John grew up on a dairy farm on “Yelk” road outside of…

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Wild Rose/Sun Prairie, WI — Lois J. Ruetten, age 84, passed away on Jan. 4, 2020 in Wild Rose, WI. She was born March 9, 1935, in Briggsville, WI, the daughter of Chancey and Louise (Friede) Mylrea. Lois graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1953. Lois met her husband Bill shortly after, a…

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Ella A. Stevens, age 87, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at Heatherwood Assisted Living in Eau Claire.

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Michael P. Moy, age 52, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 at his home in Sun Prairie. He was born on Jan. 2, 1967 in Madison and was the son of Bernard and Vera (Muckler) Moy Sr. Michael farmed for many years, which is what he enjoyed doing most.

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Robert Gruetzmacher, Chief Warrant Officer Four (Ret.), age 90, formerly of Merrill, passed away on Dec. 26, 2019, in Sun Prairie.

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Sharon K. Meier, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg with her loving family at her side. She was born on March 29, 1940 to Howard and Margaret Householder in West Bend. She graduated from high school in Salem, Indiana and attended Case Western Res…

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Sun Prairie-Robert (Bob) Horton of Sun Prairie, passed away on Dec. 15, 2019. He was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to Sam and Clarice Horton in 1935.

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Joan (Kronenwetter) Gruetzmacher, 94, formerly of Kronenwetter, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Sun Prairie. She is now with our Lord, with whom she had great faith.

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Alice V. Bakke, age 90, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital, with her family by her side on Monday, December 9, 2019. She was the last daughter of Carl and Nellie (Mueller) Reinen, born on January 3, 1929 in the township of Sun Prairie. She married Leo Bakke on July 30, 1948.

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On December 6, 2019, Richard C. (Dick) Davidson, loving husband and father, passed away at age 81 in his Sun Prairie home.

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Edward A. Joseph, age 76, of Sun Prairie, WI, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Sienna Crest in Fort Atkinson, WI. Ed was born in Elkhorn, WI, October 17, 1943 to Edward and Bernice (Przybylinski) Joseph. He graduated from Whitewater High School in 1962 and UW Whitewater in 1966 …

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John (Jack) Louis McMahon was born on February 28, 1933 to Ervine (E.P.) McMahon and Amanda (Setz) McMahon in Beaver Dam, WI. Weighing in at over 10lbs, right from the start he was a force to be reckoned with. With his parents, and his brother Jim, they moved to Sun Prairie in 1935.

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Sun Prairie / Lake Mills — Lorraine Carol Haas, age 84 passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. She was born on Dec. 13, 1934 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Leonard and Frieda (Heubner) Hegeman. Lorraine enjoyed sewing, gardening, being a Girl Scout leader, a Den Mother and member of…

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Erwin C. Brooks- Ernie’s earthly being left us peacefully on Nov. 23, 2019 after suffering with Alzheimer’s the past five years. He was born May 24, 1936 in Canton, Ohio to Wilson and Wanda Brooks. Following graduation from Timken High Ernie proudly enlisted in the US Marines and served his …

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Laverne “Doc” Brumm, age 79, of Sun Prairie died peacefully at home on Nov. 16, 2019. Doc was born on May 19, 1940, in the Town of Medina, the son of Frederick and Catherine (Kottwitz) Brumm.