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    Jean Kent

    Brodhead, WI – Jean C. Kent, age 101, of Davis, IL and formerly of Green Bay, WI, passed away on February 25, 2020.  She was born in Delavan, WI on May 10, 1918 to Frank and Janet Schroeder.  Jean married Franklin Kent on March 26, 1938 in Chicago, IL.  They were married for 73 years before his death in 2011.  After moving from Chicago to Green Bay in 1947, Jean was employed at Prange Co. until her retirement in 1980.  She loved bowling, golfing and traveling…

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    Juanita Flater

         Juanita Marie Flater was born on Good Friday, April 15, 1949, to Alvin and Leila (Badertscher) Schwartzlow in Monroe, WI, seven years after her sister Patricia.  The only other time her birthday was on Good Friday was when she was 11 years old. Juanita went to be with her Precious Heavenly Father Saturday, February 22, 2020, after a courageous 11 year battle with cancer. Patricia and her husband Jim Cramblet’s life ended tragically in 1964 eight months after…

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    Thomas Steele

    Brodhead – Thomas Steele, age 76, passed away on February 13, 2020 while at his home surrounded by his family. Thomas was born on November 12, 1943 in Rockford, IL the son of Elden and Virginia Steele.  He married Margaret McCoy on April 1, 1962. Thomas worked on the family farm for over 30 years and also at the greenhouses with his family.  He first starting working at Hipps Fruit Farm in Janesville at the age of 12.  Thomas also enjoyed doing puzzles when he…

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    Gary Malkow

    Brodhead – Gary Malkow, age 87, passed away while at home on February 9, 2020. Gary was born on July 1, 1933 in Janesville, WI, the son of Marvin and Ferrol (Riemer) Malkow. Gary married his wife of over 65 years, Elizabeth Huffman on July 24, 1954 at the Monroe Evangelical Church.  Gary graduated from Juda High School.  After his service in the U.S. Army, Gary joined his father and eventually took over the family dairy farm, Justamere Farm. Gary loved to work the farm, but…

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    Larry Lyons

    Brooklyn, WI/Durand, IL – Larry Lyons recently a resident of Brooklyn WI, a lifelong resident of Durand IL, passed away from lung cancer surrounded by family on February 8th 2020.  Larry was born on July 8 1948 in Rockford IL.   Son of Calvin Lyons and Helen Lyons (Sonny) Adler.  He graduated Durand High School class of 1966 and retired from Bay Valley Foods in Pecatonica in 2010.  Larry loved his Harley and going camping with his wife Diana and Larry had a knack…

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    Wilma Brown

    Davis, IL – Wilma Jean Brown, age 92, passed away on February 2, 2020 while at the Monroe Hospice Home while surrounded by her family. Wilma was born on August 23, 1927 in Freeport, IL, the daughter of Willard and Elsie (Reed) Lapp.  She married Francis H. Brown on November 25, 1948 at the Dakota United Methodist Church.  Francis preceded her in death on May 29, 2016. Wilma liked crafts, macrame,sewing,crocheting,beading and embroidery. Gardening many beautiful flowers and…

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    Julian Boss

    Monroe – Julian Laverne Boss, age 57, died on January 29, 2020 at the Monroe Hospital in Monroe, WI. Julian was born on December 11, 1962 in Monroe the son of Ervin and Sally (Wilde) Boss. Julian enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and watching Jeff Gordon and NASCAR and the Oakland Raiders. He always enjoyed attending the Beowulf and Apparition Biker Club parties.  Julian was looking forward to his daughters up and coming wedding on Valentines Day and most importantly, he enjoyed…

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    Carol Ayen

    Brodhead – Carol Ann Ayen, age 74, passed away peacefully at her home in Brodhead. Carol was born the daughter of Leonard and Ethel (Frey) Vogel on August 9, 1945 at her family farm near Footville.  She attended the little red one room school house right up the road from her family farm, where she worked on the dairy farm until 2005.  Carol liked to attend various bible study groups, she enjoyed listening to NPR Radio, cooking, scrap booking and collecting recipes. The…

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    Norma Schwartz

      Brodhead – Norma Madge Schwartz, age 99, passed away on January 17, 2020 at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe. Norma was born on April 12, 1920 the daughter of Homer and Ethel (Myers) Morehouse.  She married Alvin Schwartz on December 1, 1938.  Alvin preceded her in death in 2002. Norma is survived by 3 children, Pat Smith, Priscilla (Paul) Kaderly and Mike Schwartz; 8 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren and one niece. Norma…

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    Shirley Gray

    Brodhead – Shirley Sue (Streiff) Gray passed away on January 10, 2020, in the comfort of her home and surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on December 27, 1933, on the family farm Northwest of New Glarus WI. She was the daughter of Peter and Dorothy Streiff. She graduated from New Glarus High School in 1951. She worked in Madison for the state for a short time, then was married in 1952 to Arthur Colvin and lived in Monroe while she raised her children. Later, she met and…

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    Ervin Stadelman

    Ervin J. Stadelman passed away on 12/25/19 at the age of 88. He was born in Freeport, Il in 1931 to Josef and Anna Roosli Stadelman. He graduated from South Wayne High School in 1950 and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a music major. Ervin was also a member of the 132nd Army National Guard Band. He married Jeanne Newmark on September 20th, 1952, in Madison, Wisconsin. Ervin was a resident of Brodhead, WI for 47 years. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne, daughters Melinda…

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    Caroline Malkow

    Albany/Monticello –  Caroline Mae (Broughton) Malkow, age 81, of Monticello/Albany, passed away from her battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 surrounded by her family at home.  She was born on July 10, 1938 in Albany, WI to the late Coburn and Rose (Lederman) Broughton. She was a graduate of the Smiley country school, she continued her high schooling at Albany, but decided to return to the family farm prior to graduation.  Soon after she met her husband Nelson…

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    Faye Ayres

    FAYE AYRES, age 99, Brodhead, Wisconsin, passed away on December 20, 2019 at Janesville Mercy Hospital. Faye was born on May 4, 1920 in Baileyville, Illinois, to Benjamin and Alice (Zweep) Schuur. She is survived by her daughter Marla Ayres-Laney of Stamford, Connecticut, eight grandchildren, and a multitude of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews living all over the US. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond C. Ayres, her daughter Bonnie Jean Ayres,…

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    Charlie Pax

    Brodhead – Charlie Pax, age 61, of Brodhead and formerly of Belvidere, passed away at his home on December 18, 2019 Charlie was born on January 8, 1958 in Freeport, IL, the son of Roland and Evelyn (Schwoob) Pax.  He married Annette Frederick on May 15, 1978 in Belvidere, IL. Charlie attended Belvidere High School and was proud of his cross country teams many achievements.  He loved music, with artists like Mark Farner and Grand Funk Railroad, he was a die hard Green Bay…

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    Nancy Carney

    Monroe – Nancy Christie Carney, age 87 formerly of Brodhead, passed away unexpectedly at her home on December 16, 2019. Nancy was born on August 5, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois the daughter of Carlisle and Frances (Stevens) Christie.  She married Lawrence Joseph Carney in 1954 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Winnetka, Illinois. Nancy enjoyed quilting and knitting, gardening, her Doberman’s, and breeding and raising horses for Sugar River Sports Horses for many…

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    Barbara Kohl

    Barbara J. Kohl, 81, of Brodhead passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 in her home.  Born August 11, 1938, in Lafayette County, the daughter of Thomas and Kathryn (Tonkin) Burns.  Barb married Forest (Till) Kohl on September 7, 1973; he preceded her in death on August 5, 1998.  Barb graduated from Blanchardville, WI. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Monroe Manor Nursing Home for many years as well as at Flynn’s Bar and Restaurant in Brodhead.  She was most…

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    James Nelson

    Brodhead, WI – James Elroy Nelson, age 84, passed away on December 3, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. James was born on August 29, 1935 in Superior, WI, the son of Carl and Beatrice (Parsons) Nelson.   He married his wife of 57 years, Maryanna Nelson on August 11, 1962 in Stillwater, Minnesota. James enjoyed golfing and singing.  James enjoyed singing solos, duets and with church choirs and was known for his singing abilities at the Evansville Manor where he…

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    Dorothy Gadow

    Dorothy M. Gadow, 86, of Brodhead, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Monroe Clinic Hospice Home.  She was born October 19, 1933.  Her parents were Earl and Leola Goodger.  Dorothy married LaVerne Gadow on October 14, 1954.  Dorothy and LaVerne farmed together for 37 years.  They retired to Brodhead in 1991.  Dorothy enjoyed putting jigsaw puzzles together and doing word search puzzles.  Dorothy is…

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    Austin Hauser

    Brodhead – Austin Richard Hauser, age 40, passed away unexpectedly while at his home in Brodhead. Celebration of life services are pending with a full obituary to appear in the future.       The DL Newcomer Funeral Home is assisting the family in Brodhead.

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    Betty Wendlandt

    Brodhead – Betty Jean Wendlandt Betty Wendlandt, age 94 was born on September 14, 1925 in Brodhead the daughter of John and Jennie (Hanson) Knudson.  She married Marvin Wendlandt on April 20, 1946.  He preceded her in death in March of 1987. Betty and her husband purchased Engles grocery and meat market in 1961 until 1978.  Betty cooked at the Harris House then worked for 25 years at the Swiss Colony before retiring in 2004. Betty is survived by three sons, Charles…

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    Joanne Meinert

    Rock City, IL – Joanne Elaine Meinert, age 78, passed away on October 30, 2019 while at her home surrounded by her family. Joanne was born on February 25, 1941 in Rock Run Township to Henry and Iris (Fisher) Schlueter.  She married Richard Meinert on October 2, 1960 at St. Paul Church of Epleyanna in Davis. Joanne was confirmed at St. Paul in 1953 as well was a lifelong member of St. Paul Church of Epleyanna, where she taught bible school, Sunday school and Awana for many years…

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    Harold “Bud” Sedgwick

          Harold “Bud” Sedgwick, age 91, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, WI.  He was born on September 24, 1928 in Leadmine, WI, the son of Russel and Edith (Cook) Sedgwick-Wickler.  He married Helen (Hafen) Hofmeister on March 12, 1966 in Rockton, IL      Bud graduated from Shullsburg High School and attended the U.W. Platteville.  He served in the U.S. Army in Germany.  Bud had…

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    Larry Alf

    Janesville, WI – Larry J. Alf, age 58 of Beloit, WI died on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the home of friends while surrounded by his family. Larry was born on August 16, 1961, the son of Phillip and Rosemarie (McKillips) Alf.  Larry liked making people smile and enjoyed sharing jokes. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed nature.  In his job, he travelled the world making friends in many countries.  He created a home for himself in North Carolina in the last 5…