Obituaries

November 06, 1988

- January 30, 2023

November 06, 1988 - January 30, 2023

MADISON/DEFOREST – Christopher “Chris” James Beld, age 34, of Madison/DeForest, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 30, 2023. He was born in Madison, WI on November 6, 1988, to James and...

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August 29, 1953

- January 28, 2023

August 29, 1953 - January 28, 2023

MADISON/WESTPORT – Kenneth Richard Sipsma, age 69, died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Ken was born on August 29, 1953 in Kenosha, WI to Harold and Mary (Zaleski) Sipsma. He graduated f...

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November 28, 1977

- January 29, 2023

November 28, 1977 - January 29, 2023

McFarland – Richard “Rick” Thompson-Knuteson, age 45, passed away on January 29, 2023 unexpectedly. Rick was born on November 28, 1977 in Madison, Wisconsin to parents David and Nancy (Anderson)...

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February 28, 1948

- February 01, 2023

February 28, 1948 - February 01, 2023

Robert “Bob” K Blitzke, age 74, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Meriter Hospital with his wife Jane Grogan at his side. Bob was born in Fond du Lac, the son of Kenneth an...

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May 04, 1935

- February 01, 2023

May 04, 1935 - February 01, 2023

Sarah K. Newport passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. She is preceded in death by Margo Kealey. She is survived by her daughters, Sarah and Katie, and Margo’s children, Gary and Tracey, and t...

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November 28, 1935

- January 30, 2023

November 28, 1935 - January 30, 2023

Madison – Thomas L. “Tom” O’Donnell, age 87, passed away on January 30, 2023 at his residence. Thomas was born the fifth son to parents James and Mary O’Donnell on November 28, 1935 in Rolli...

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June 09, 1927

- February 01, 2023

June 09, 1927 - February 01, 2023

Madison – Mary J. “June” Vance, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg. She was born on June 9, 1927 in Highland, WI, the daughter of Alphonse and...

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April 26, 1941

- January 28, 2023

April 26, 1941 - January 28, 2023

LeRoy J. Volk passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023. He married Mary L. (Speckmann) on May 2, 1964. LeRoy is survived by his wife; children, Thomas Volk, Timothy (Lynn) Volk, Lisa (Ken) Bruce; bro...

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May 17, 1943

- January 29, 2023

May 17, 1943 - January 29, 2023

Verona – Helene M. Stampfl, age 79, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at Waunakee Manor with her son by her side. She was born on May 17, 1943, in Baraboo, WI, the daughter of Henry and Fern (...

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May 18, 1952

- January 26, 2023

May 18, 1952 - January 26, 2023

MONONA- Barbara Kay Kreisler, age 70, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Agrace Hospice Center in Fitchburg, WI. She was born on May 18, 1952, to parents Richard and Hope (Coleman) McGaw. ...

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June 21, 1929

- January 27, 2023

June 21, 1929 - January 27, 2023

VERONA - Audrey June (Brekke) Kunstman passed away peacefully on January 27, 2023. She was born on June 21,1929 to Lars and Borghild Brekke and grew up on a farm near Deerfield and graduated from Deer...

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March 03, 1925

- January 27, 2023

March 03, 1925 - January 27, 2023

Madison – Marion M. Stone, age 97, has left this world and gone to glory land. She never met anyone without becoming their friend. She was born on March 3, 1925 in Madison, WI, the daughter of A...

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October 01, 1956

- January 24, 2023

October 01, 1956 - January 24, 2023

Verona - Bob passed away peacefully at home on January 24, 2023, with his loving partner Carol at his side. Bob was born on October 1, 1956 in Madison, Wisconsin to parents Charles R. and Roberta J. (...

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February 19, 1970

- January 14, 2023

February 19, 1970 - January 14, 2023

SUN PRAIRIE – Adrienne E. Nash, age 52, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023. She was born on February 19, 1970, to Calvin Sr. and Celeste (Bray) Tucker in San Francisco, California. Adrienne i...

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January 10, 1935

- January 07, 2023

January 10, 1935 - January 07, 2023

MADISON – Alden “Pete” Ross, age 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 7, 2023. Pete was born on January 10, 1935 in Neillsville, WI to Laird and Alice (Alden) Ross. He grew up in Wau...

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November 21, 1924

- January 24, 2023

November 21, 1924 - January 24, 2023

Sun Prairie – Velma Ellen (Schulenburg) Hohn, age 98, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2023 at New Perspective Assisted Living in Sun Prairie, WI. She was born in the Town of Berry-Cross Plains...

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December 13, 1934

- January 24, 2023

December 13, 1934 - January 24, 2023

SUN PRAIRIE – William F. Batterman, age 88 of Sun Prairie, WI went home to the Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Preceded in death by parents, William C. and Emilie Batterman, Fred a...

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June 17, 1931

- January 20, 2023

June 17, 1931 - January 20, 2023

Madison - Barbara Farley Main passed away, peacefully at All Saints Retirement Home on January 20, 2023. Barbara Main was born in Manistee, Michigan on June 17, 1931 to Alice D. and Donald S. Farley. ...

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August 15, 1944

- January 05, 2023

August 15, 1944 - January 05, 2023

Madison - Paul Rene Stenseth passed away from a brief illness on January 5th, 2023 at Meriter Hospital in Madison, WI. Paul was born on August 15th, 1944 in Chippewa falls, WI to Morgan and Eleanor (...

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September 29, 1949

- January 19, 2023

September 29, 1949 - January 19, 2023

DeForest – John T. Conway, 73 of DeForest, Wisconsin lost his battle with cancer on January 19, 2023 and passed peacefully in his home surrounded by family. John was born on September 29, 1949 to Pe...

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March 18, 2022

- January 13, 2023

March 18, 2022 - January 13, 2023

Madison - Arya Rayn Mallett, age 9 months, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 13, 2023. She was born on March 18, 2022, to Samantha Trumm and Daniel Mallett at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madiso...

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April 15, 1944

- January 09, 2023

April 15, 1944 - January 09, 2023

WAUNAKEE, WI – Leroy W. Durrant, 78, passed away on the night of January 9th, 2023, at UW Hospital with his beloved wife and eldest daughter by his side. Born on April 15, 1944 in Ginger Hall, Bath...

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March 13, 1925

- January 15, 2023

March 13, 1925 - January 15, 2023

Madison - Floyd Edward "Buzz" Busse, Madison, Wisconsin, passed away at 97 years young on January 15, 2023. Born March 13, 1925 to Edward and Viola (Mauer) Busse in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Buzz was t...

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September 18, 1972

- January 13, 2023

September 18, 1972 - January 13, 2023

Madison-Gary Alan Niemczyk, age 50, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 13, 2023. He was born on September 18, 1972, in Madison, WI to Thomas and Cheryl Niemczyk. Gary lived on the north side...

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December 02, 1941

- January 18, 2023

December 02, 1941 - January 18, 2023

DEFOREST – Warren Bernard Holsbo, age 81, passed away at Legacy of DeForest on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Warren was born on December 2, 1941 in Ashland, WI to Bernard and Florence (Husa) Holsbo. ...

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