All Obituaries

November 24, 1943

- August 05, 2022

November 24, 1943 - August 05, 2022

Morrisonville- Barbara “Barb” J. Mielke, age 78, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 5, 2022, at University Hospital in Madison, WI. She was born on November 24, 1943, to Emil and Marguerit...

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November 25, 1935

- August 06, 2022

November 25, 1935 - August 06, 2022

Madison - Early in the morning on Saturday August 6th, 2022, Marvin Ray “Rebel” Cutrell passed away quietly after a short battle with cancer. Marvin was a loving father, grandfather, husband, brot...

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April 13, 1962

- July 30, 2022

April 13, 1962 - July 30, 2022

John K. Snook, age 60 of Kokomo, Indiana passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 30th 2022 at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital with the Love of his Life, Brenda King, by his side. He was born on Fr...

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October 09, 1986

- August 02, 2022

October 09, 1986 - August 02, 2022

Verona - Luke John Kilkenny Hensey, special son of John James Hensey and Jo Ellen Kilkenny, went to his eternal home on August 2, 2022. Luke was born on October 9, 1986 in Elkhorn, WI and died peacef...

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March 30, 1934

- July 23, 2022

March 30, 1934 - July 23, 2022

Madison - Gerald Roger “Jerry” Bass passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at his home in Madison, Wisconsin. Jerry was born on March 30, 1934, to Roger and Alva Bass. Jerry was one of 7 sibling...

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September 27, 1947

- August 01, 2022

September 27, 1947 - August 01, 2022

MADISON, WI – Laverne O. Ferdon II, age 74, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022. Laverne was born on September 27, 1947, to Laverne A. and Clara B. (Peterson) Ferdon. Laverne provided lawn mowing ...

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February 07, 1940

- July 29, 2022

February 07, 1940 - July 29, 2022

Monona - Peter Evan Roller, 82, passed on July 29, 2022. He was born February 7, 1940, and raised by Mollie and Paul Roller in Wheaton IL. Growing up, Pete was an active Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts,...

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December 28, 1949

- July 27, 2022

December 28, 1949 - July 27, 2022

Mary Ellen Bosold, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Agrace Hospice surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 28, 1949, to Neil and Elizabeth (Togstad) Jimieson in Ma...

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June 04, 1955

- July 24, 2022

June 04, 1955 - July 24, 2022

Madison - Sharon Sue Lynch-Steinman passed away Saturday, July 22, 2022, in Madison, WI. She was born June 4, 1955, in Monroe, Michigan. She attended school at St. Mary's Academy and Monroe Community ...

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February 22, 1954

- July 27, 2022

February 22, 1954 - July 27, 2022

Sun Prairie - Donald (“Don” “Donnie”) Ray Gardner was born on February 22, 1954 in Galesburg, Illinois to Charles R. Gardner and Frances A. Gardner (Steele). Don grew up in Knoxville, Illinois...

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October 26, 1944

- July 19, 2022

October 26, 1944 - July 19, 2022

Madison – Peter D. Brethouwer, age 77, passed away on July 19, 2022, at the UW Hospital, Madison. He was born on October 26, 1944, in Bethesda, Maryland to parents Melvin and Dorothy (Washburn) Bret...

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April 02, 1927

- July 13, 2022

April 02, 1927 - July 13, 2022

Madison- ​​​​​David Robert Cheney was born in Eau Claire, WI, on April 2, 1927, the son of Eugene and Esther (Robare) Cheney, and the youngest of 3 brothers. He spent his youth fishing and h...

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February 28, 1941

- March 28, 2022

February 28, 1941 - March 28, 2022

Rita Kimberley Phillips went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2022, at the age of 81. She passed away peacefully in her sleep in Monona, WI. She was born on Feb 28, 1941 in Evansville, WI and spent th...

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September 22, 1985

- March 23, 2018

September 22, 1985 - March 23, 2018

MADISON, WI/CHICAGO, IL/ SOUTH HAMPTOM, MA/ TALLAHASSEE, FL – George Michael Polzine, age 32, passed away untimely on March 23, 2018. Georgie was born on September 22, 1985 in Madison, WI to Jon an...

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October 18, 1929

- July 14, 2022

October 18, 1929 - July 14, 2022

THE VILLAGES, FL/MADISON, WI –Mary Belz, age 92, reunited with her grandson on Thursday, July 14, 2022 with her daughter at her side. Mary was born on October 18, 1929 in Madison, WI to Angelo and R...

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November 13, 1928

- July 18, 2022

November 13, 1928 - July 18, 2022

Middleton- Gerald J. (Jerry) Feisst, age 93, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Heritage Senior Living in Middleton. He was born on November 13, 1928, in Juneau, WI the son of Theodore and Berna...

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November 21, 1925

- July 15, 2022

November 21, 1925 - July 15, 2022

Madison – Ruth L. Parfrey, age 96, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022 at Ingleside Nursing Home in Mt. Horeb. She was born on November 21, 1925 in Aurora, South Dakota, the daughter of Elmer L....

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May 11, 1956

- July 13, 2022

May 11, 1956 - July 13, 2022

Windsor/Burlington – Lynn Michelle (Pippin) Tobin, age 66, born on May 11, 1956, in Burlington, WI to Beauford Eugene and Patricia Mary (Button) Pippin, passed away peacefully with her children at h...

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December 20, 1935

- July 15, 2022

December 20, 1935 - July 15, 2022

Cottage Grove – Carol A. Smith, age 86, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Kindred Hearts Assisted Living in Cottage Grove. She was born in Madison on December 20, 1935, the daughter of Willia...

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January 24, 1946

- July 08, 2022

January 24, 1946 - July 08, 2022

Marcia Dee Welch, age 76, of Fitchburg, WI passed away July 8th from complications due to Alzheimer’s. Born to the late M.D. and Maxine Newcomer, January 24, 1946, in Galesburg, IL, Marcia gradua...

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September 18, 1958

- July 14, 2022

September 18, 1958 - July 14, 2022

MT. HOREB/VERONA–Nancy Marty Bollig, age 63, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from complications of Covid. Nancy was born on September 18, 1958, to Paul Marty and Dorothy (Sweeney) Marty. Na...

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September 13, 1926

- July 09, 2022

September 13, 1926 - July 09, 2022

September 13, 1926 – July 9, 2022 After more than 95 fantastic years of life on earth, John W. Hockett finally found his way home to be reunited with the love of his soul; Jesus Christ, his Lord and...

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January 06, 1944

- July 10, 2022

January 06, 1944 - July 10, 2022

Mernelda “Char” Koehler, age 78, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022. Char was born on January 6, 1944, to Robert and Mernelda Meyer in Madison, WI. Char worked at Oscar Mayer for 24 years, reti...

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September 18, 1940

- July 13, 2022

September 18, 1940 - July 13, 2022

Richard “Rich” C. Casale, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. He was born on September 18, 1940, to Charles and Mary (Granucci) Casale in Chicago, IL. He proudly served in the United ...

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February 23, 1933

- July 12, 2022

February 23, 1933 - July 12, 2022

Verona – Ellen M. Hornbacher, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. She was born on February 23, 1933 in Landa, N.D., the daughter of Martin and Harriet...

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