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Nancy C. Wipperfurth, age 82, died at her home in Westport on Friday May 15, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. The former Nancy Littel was born on Dec. 5, 1937, in Madison to William and Catherine (Tierney) Littel. She married Herman Wipperfurth on Sept 13, 1956, and he preceded her in …

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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Evelyn Shirley Tesar was born on October 3, 1928, in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, to parents, Charles Tesar and Margaret (nee Karnopp). Evelyn passed away on May 11, 2020, at Wynfield Park Health & Rehabilitation in Albany, Georgia.

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Agnes C. Acker, 92, passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2020 surrounded by her family. Agnes was born January 18, 1928, in Ashton, WI to Al and Rose (Spahn) Meinholz. She was the second of six children who grew up on the family dairy farm. Agnes loved to be outdoors and helped milk cow…

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PARDEEVILLE — Shelby Jean Hoon, age 77, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at UW Hospital and Clinics, surrounded by her children.

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If you were blessed to see the beautiful sunrise and hear the birds singing early in the morning of Monday, May 4, 2020, you were witness to the celebration of Jim Schneck as he was welcomed back home into His kingdom.

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WAUNAKEE--Charles E. Crowley, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at

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WAUNAKEE—Roger W. Lee was surrounded by his family, and at peace, when he passed away on April 28, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was the son of Russell and Lela (Coldwell) Lee and born at their family farm in Lodi, WI on January 3, 1932. Roger attended …

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WAUNAKEE—Robert “Bob” Pulvermacher, age 74, a resident of Waunakee since 1972 passed away peacefully at home on April 14, 2020. He was born in Richland Center, WI, on January 9, 1946, to the late Archie and Nellie Pulvermacher. He married Joanne (Jody Householder) on June 15, 1968 in Richlan…

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WAUNAKEE—Robert L. Crahen, 87, of Waunakee, WI, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2020 at Agrace Hospice due to complications from the COVID-19 virus. Born in North Freedom, WI he was the son of Louis and Viola (Dunse) Crahen. Upon graduating from Wonewoc High School he served in the U.S. A…

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Lucien Victor Gormont, 91, died peacefully on April 14, 2020 in Reston, VA. He was born in Paris, France on May 25, 1928, to Natalia Milstein (born in Odessa, Russia) and Paul Goldenberg (born in Focsani, Romania). His parents met on a blind date in Paris in 1926 and were soon married. Seeki…

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Nancy Vanderploeg, age 82, Waunakee, passed away peacefully Monday, April 6, 2020, following a brief illness. Nancy was born July 10, 1937, to Wayne and Anna (Adler) Bacon. She married Raymond Vanderploeg and together they owned and operated Van’s Gateway Travel. Raymond preceded her in deat…

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WAUNAKEE/ASHTON-Robert J. “Bob” Niesen, age 83, of Waunakee/Ashton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, after a tough battle with cancer. He was born on December 29, 1936, in Cross Plains, the son of William and Eva (Statz) Niesen. As a young man, he served in the Army Reserves…

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Ronald James Mainguth, age 76, passed away March 27, 2020, at his home in Pecos, Texas. He was born June 10, 1943, in Ashland, Wisconsin, to Emil and Genevieve Barningham Mainguth.

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Laura M. Maly of Waunakee/Westport, age 61, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg after a very strong battle with cancer. She was born in Madison on June 12, 1958, to Richard and Mary Ann (Wipperfurth) Ripp. She married Michael Maly on May 2, 1981, at St…

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Madison — Beverly Jean Grove, age 90, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Oak Park Place from complications due to a fall.

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Waunakee – Dolores M. Ripp, age 92, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2020. She was born on the family farm in Cross Plains, Wisconsin, on May 20, 1927, to Carl and Catherine (Hellenbrand) Buechner. She married Jerome J. Ripp on August 31, 1948, at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Martinsvi…

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Pewaukee/Waunakee: Julie L. Zeman Born: March 20, 1960. Died: March 27, 2020

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WAUNAKEE/ASHTON-Mathilda Agnes Ripp, 103, died at the Waunakee Manor on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. God answered her prayers as she went to Him peacefully in her sleep. Mathilda was born on Dec. 3, 1916, to William and Catherine (Faust) Dahmen on the family farm in Cross Plains, Wisconsin. Sh…

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Thomas F. Hess, age 60, of Rewey, Wisconsin passed away from a heart attack, unexpectedly, in the early hours of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in the comfort of his home. Private family services will be held at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville, WI. Burial will be at St. John’…

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Waunakee: Lillias Marie (Fitzgerald) Kessenich passed away peacefully on Friday March 20, 2020. Lillias was born April 3, 1927, in Ketchikan, Alask,a the daughter of William H. “Harry” Fitzgerald and Elizabeth M. (Schlais) Fitzgerald. She met her husband, Robert H. Kessenich, during WWII whi…

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Waunakee: John (Jack) Laufenberg passed away March 20, 2020 at Homestead Living, Inc. Jack was born Dec. 5, 1930, to Norbert and Caroline (Kalscheuer) Laufenberg in the Town of Springfield, Wisconsin. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Koch on Sept. 11, 1956, and together they worked the…

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WAUNAKEE-Sue A. Heathman passed away on March 12, 2020, surrounded by her family at home in Waunakee. She was born in Sparta, NC on April 12, 1917, and grew up in Odeboldt, IA, where she was an outstanding student, musician, and valedictorian of her class. After receiving her music education…

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William “Bill” Raymond Adler, age 78, of Waunakee, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020. Bill was born August 9, 1941, in Madison, WI, the son of Herbert and Loretta (Kessenich) Adler. He graduated from Waunakee High School in 1959. He married the love of his life, Helen K. Markart, on July …

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David Wayne Faulkner, age 45, of Fennimore passed away, surrounded by his beloved family, on Thursday morning March 5, 2020, at the Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster after his courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 21, 1974, in Boscobel, the son of Delos and Donna (Reige…

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On Thursday, March 5, 2020, Joseph P. “Joe” Meffert, age 81, of Waunakee, went to be with his Lord & Savior.

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MIDDLETON/WAUNAKEE — Leonard Werner Buechner, age 78, passed away on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at his home in Middleton. He was born on March 26, 1941, in the Town of Springfield, the son of Ludwig and Gertrude (Meier) Buechner. Leonard graduated from Waunakee High School.

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Betty Jane (Bollig) Pomeranke, 78, of Dane, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at St. Mary’s hospital after a long struggle with health issues. Betty was born Jan. 4, 1942, to John and Johanna (Zeier) Bollig. She grew up on the family farm in DeForest where she learned a strong work ethic…

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Middleton / Ashton – Stanley Wagner, age 94, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, with his granddaughter by his side. Stanley was born on Oct. 16, 1925, to George and Lena (Laufenberg) Wagner in Middleton. He lived his entire life and farmed within one mile from where he was born. He married Ev…

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Stuart Woolley, age 85, of Middleton/Waunakee, Wisconsin died on Feb. 2, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital Madison, Wisconsin. Stuart left his wife Shirley, 5 children, 9 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren behind.

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WAUNAKEE – Dustin J. Ziegler, age 24, was taken from his loved ones Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. He was born May 26, 1995, in Madison, Wisconsin to Christopher and Karen (Gehri) Ziegler. Dustin suffered a tragic accident on May 6, 2018. He was a strong fighter and was able to make lots of improveme…

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Mary Ellen Nolden (Keller), age 90, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on July 16, 1929, at home, the daughter of Raymond and Theresa Keller.

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Waunakee – Betty Ellen Berg, age 63, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020. She was born in Reedsburg, the daughter to Durlin and Marcella (Rusch) Behn.

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Waunakee: Marcus Martin Roelke, age 90, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. Marcus was born in Lodi on May 15, 1929, the son of Norman and Helen Roelke. He married the love of his life, Beverly (Jacobson), on June 6, 1953. Together they raised seven chil…

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There was something magical about Margie being from Newfoundland. Her kids knew it. Her grandkids knew it. And, boy, did her husband know it. Those glorious trips back to “The Rock” to visit Jack, Maisy, Jim, Regina, Geri, Percy and the rest of Margie’s family remain some of his most preciou…

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WAUNAKEE — William R. “Bill” Dahmen, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Jan. 8, 2020, at UW Hospital after suffering a stroke shortly after returning home from a night of his favorite past time of pitching horseshoes. Bill was born on Nov. 2, 1938, to Joseph and Cyril…

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WAUNAKEE – Janet F. Thony (nee Helgeson), age 84 of Waunakee, died on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Madison, on Jan. 23, 1935, to the late Leon and Mildred (Hook) Helgeson. She attended Black Earth High School.

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WAUNAKEE – On early Tuesday morning, Dec. 24, 2019, Marilyn Priscilla (Bowar) Karls received her wings after a valiant battle with emphysema.

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Joseph R. Pobjoy, age 61, a resident of Eagle River, died Saturday Dec. 7, 2019. He was born in Madison, WI on Oct.7, 1958, to parents Grant and Ethel Pobjoy.

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Robert William “Bob” Lee, age 71, of Waunakee/Necedah, Wisconsin, passed away on Dec. 1, 2019, at home, peacefully. Bob was born on Jan. 16, 1948, in Beloit, WI., the son of William and Lois (McGraw) Lee.

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Billie Rita Thompson Bannen Roelke Schoepp, age 91, of Waunakee/Westport, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side.

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Armella C. (Acker) Endres died peacefully at the age of 95 on Dec. 3, 2019.

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Don & Colleen Soper, age 87, of Waunakee , together in life and sadly but fittingly were together at the time of death on Saturday Nov. 30, 2019. Don was born on May 30, 1932 in Blanchardville to Everett and Edna Soper. Colleen was born on Nov. 7, 1932, in Hollandale to Elmer and Geneva …

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Maurice “Maury” E. Costello passed away at Waunakee Manor on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Maury was born Aug. 28, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Penn. The only son of Maurice A. and Rose Hull Costello, he was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Mildred Plummer. Maury spent 44 years in Pittsbur…

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Robert (Bob) Louis Bernards, 92, of Waunakee, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in the home he built for his family in 1956.  A funeral mass was held on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church, 209 South Street, Waunakee, WI.  Burial was in St. John’…

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Gary R. “Garbe” Dahmen, age 65, of Waunakee, passed away at his home on Oct. 30, 2019, surrounded by his immediate family. He was born on Oc. 24, 1954, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Gilbert and Mary Ann Dahmen. Garbe and Jerilyn Meyer Dahmen were married on Jan. 15, 1981, at St. John’s Catholic …

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On Saturday October 26, 2019, Adeline F. Strzok (nee Surwillo) celebrated her final day in this life at the age of 92. She comforted those close to her assuring them she “led a good life.” Adeline lived her life in the same way she encouraged others — “to take one day at a time and enjoy.” W…

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Waunakee/Arlington – Anita Marie Grinde, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. She was born on Nov. 5, 1937, in Portage, WI, the daughter of Edgar and Kristiana "Jennie" (Scharf) Bender of Arlington, WI. She graduated from Poynette High School in 1955 and was united in marriage to…

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WAUNAKEE—Merry L. Wissink, age 75, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 21, 2019, with her husband at her side after a seven-year battle with a rare degenerative neurological dementia in the frontal lobe of her brain. She was born on Sept. 28, 1944, in Sheldon, IA., the daughter of James C…

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Cora Mae (Eakin) Parks, age 90, of Waunakee went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 25, 2019, surrounded by family at Elmbrook Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, WI. She was born on June 2, 1929, in Portage, WI, the daughter of Annie Forbush. Cora attended Cottage School in Portage, WI. She was…

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WAUNAKEE – Orlaine Ruth “Cookie” Pichette, age 88, passed peacefully on Sept. 11, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on Oct. 21, 1930, in Oconto Falls, WI, the daughter of Wilbur and Esther (Anderson) Paulson, and grew up in Gillett, WI. Cookie met her husband, Joseph “Joe…