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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…

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    John Newcomer

    Edgerton – John Allen Newcomer, age 59, died on October 25, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. John was born on July 24, 1960 in Edgerton, the son of Donald and Barbara (Marsden) Newcomer. John worked for over 25 years at Woodbridge Corporation and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.  Many people may remember John as he rode his 5 foot unicycle in many parades over the years and he also enjoyed riding his motorized bicycle. John is survived by his father, Donald (Dee)…

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    Ferdinand Kuss

    Brodhead – Ferdinand “Fred” Kuss, age 86, passed away on October 15, 2019 while at his home. Fred was born on December 7, 1932 in Milwaukee, WI, the son of Ferdinand and Frances (Beck) Kuss. He married Darlene Joyner on June 30, 1962 in Milwaukee and enjoyed over 57 years of marriage together. Fred enjoyed fishing and hunting in his younger years and fixing and tinkering with things while in his workshop.  But he especially enjoyed spending time with his family and…

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    James Messel

    Brodhead – James Messel, age 74, died on September 21, 2019 while at the Mercy Hospital in Janesville. James was born on January 11, 1945 in Chicago, IL, the son of Walter and Helen (Kolbrick) Messel. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to his family in his memory. Memorial services will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home, 1105 E. 9th Avenue in Brodhead WI on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11:30 AM.  There will be no…

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    Brad Everson

    Brodhead –  Brad Edwin Everson, age 53, passed away suddenly while at his home in Brodhead on September 11, 2019. Brad was born on June 3, 1966 in Monroe, Wisconsin the son of Stan and Ann (Wheeler) Everson. Brad was married To Tammy Pannell on October 18, 1997 in Tucson, Arizona. Brad worked at Fry’s (Tucson, AZ) for 35 years and was currently working at Pick ‘n Save (Stoughton, WI). His greatest love was for his family, married to the love of his life, Tammy, for 22…

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    Richard Lehr

    Monticello – Richard “Dick” H. Lehr, age 81, of Monticello, WI passed away in his home of 79 years on August 29, 2019, while surrounded by his family. Dick was born on March 19, 1938 in Monroe, WI to John and Lenza (Swartz) Lehr.  Dick attended Babler Country School and Monticello High School.  Dick was united in marriage to “Johnie” Johnson on April 4, 1959 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.  Dick actively farmed the family farm until…

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    Ryan Goeke

      Monroe – Ryan Goeke, age 33, passed away on August 24, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness. Ryan was born on February 27, 1986 in Monroe. Ryan worked for Colony Brands since 2012 as a website content coordinator.  He loved his job and fellow co-workers where he had a 5 year period with out absence from work.  His family is very appreciative to Colony Brands for allowing flexibility of his work schedule during treatment. He was always…

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    James Albert

    Brodhead – James Howard Albert, age 60, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 17, 2019 while at his lake home in northern Wisconsin. James was born on June 3, 1959 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of John and Janyce (Blessing) Albert. James married Christine Peterson, formerly of Stillman Valley, IL on May 28, 1988. James is survived by his wife, Christine; a daughter, Kaylyn; 3 cousins, Marilyn (Bill) Ogg, Tom (Pat) Tester, and Tim (Micki) Tester; a sister-in-law, Gail (Dan)…

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    Charles “Chuck” Pryce

    Charles “Chuck” Pryce Jr, 77, of Brodhead passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at home. Born February 12, 1942, In Brodhead, the son of “Sprout” Charles M. Pryce Sr and Ruth Culles. Chuck was an Army Veteran. Chuck married Geraldine, “Geri” Staples on November 4, 1967 in Danbury, WI. Chuck worked at Pierce furniture store in Brodhead and then Dairy farmed most of his life. In retirement, Chuck enjoyed his time at Brewers Center Tavern bartending,…

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    Donald Kunkel Sr.

    Donald M. Kunkel Sr., 71, of Brodhead, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Monroe Clinic Hospice Home.  Born November 15, 1947, in Beloit, the son of Donald J. and Beatrice (Burman) Kunkel.  Donald was a veteran serving in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1970.  Donald married Barbara Ruch on December 29, 1979 in Beloit.  Donald worked at Warner Electric in Roscoe, Hilti Inc. in Tulsa, Oklahoma and retired from Orchid in Monroe as a plant manager. …

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    Joseph Strunz

    Joseph J. Strunz, 47, of Orfordville passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 surrounded by his family.  Born September 5, 1971, in Monroe, the son of George and Dorothy (Sowatzke) Strunz.  Joe was a graduate of Parkview High School in 1989.  He was employed with Woodbridge Corporation and Hoerler Transport Reload for many years and more recently a dairy farmer working with his brother, Gary.  Joe was a hard worker and a sarcastic jokester.  He loved children and was a…

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    Nicolette Dreikosen

    Brodhead –Nicolette Lynn (Messel) Dreikosen, age 39, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, August 4, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. Nicolette was born on May 21, 1980 in Monroe, the daughter of Walter Francis and Bernadette Marie Messel. Nicolette worked for many years as a phlebotomist laboratory technician and the last several at the Meriter Hospital.  Nicolette enjoyed kayaking, photography, woodworking, crafts, hiking and screen printing and…

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    Ronaldean Pawlisch

    Brodhead – Dr. Ronaldean “Dean” Pawlisch, age 94, passed away on July 24, 2019 at the Woods Crossing Nursing Home in Brodhead. Dean was born on July 14, 1925 in Baraboo, WI the son of Benjamin and Myrtle (Deyhle) Pawlisch.  Dean was united in marriage to Leah (Gaetzke) Pawlisch on June 22, 1951 in North Freedom, Wisconsin.  He was a graduate of North Freedom High School in 1943.  Following graduation he served two years in the United States Navy and was…

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    Walter Williams

    Brodhead – Walter Glenn Williams, age 88, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, WI. Walter was born on April 13, 1931 to Ralph and Clara (Zweifel) Williams.  He was raised on a farm in Oakley, WI.  He graduated from Brodhead High School in 1949. Walter married the love of his life, Gladys Buehl at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Monroe, WI on September 19, 1954. Walt thoroughly enjoyed farming and could be found helping out on…

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    John Gallo

    Janesville – John Allan Gallo, age 77, passed away on July 16, 2019 while at his home. John was born on December 25, 1941 in Ironwood, Michigan, the son of John and Ellen (Haapala) Gallo.   He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1959-1962.  John married Denise (Shoff) on July 23, 1966 in Minneapolis, MN. John enjoyed fishing and playing his guitar.  He was an avid car enthusiast and owned a 1955 Lincoln Capri, but most of all he enjoyed camping with his…

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    Lois Tearman

    Mesa, AZ – Lois Tearman, age, 90, fomerly of Brodhead died at on July 6, 2019 at the Mi Casa Nursing Center in Mesa, AZ. Memorial services are pending on Saturday, August 10, 2019.  

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    Donald Gadow

    Donald A. Gadow, age 84, passed away at the Monroe Clinic Hospital on July 5, 2019.  Donald was born in Dutch Hollow, WI on July 17, 1934, son of Alfred and Alice Gadow.  He married Margaret Frances Lloyd on January 28, 1956.  Their family consisted of three sons, Ronald, David and Steven.  Donald and Margaret tragically lost their son Steven in 2014.  Margaret proceeded Donald in death on October 9, 2014.  Donald is survived by two sons, Ronald…

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    Ronald Kay

    South Wayne, WI – Ronald Eugene Kay, age 69, of South Wayne, died on July 4, 2019 while at the Monroe Hospital. Ronald was born on August 31, 1949 the son of Arthur and Marjorie (Malone) Kay. Ronald is survived by his wife, Kathleen; 4 children, Tina (Peter) Neal, Sara (William) Frank, Tabitha Taylor and Kassandra Taylor; 9 grand children and two brothers, Donald (Donna) Kay and Thomas (Andrea) Kay. A memorial visitation will be held at the D. L. Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on…

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    Christine Foslin

         Christine M. Foslin, age 69, of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at her home.  She was born in Brodhead on December 28, 1949, the daughter of Duane and Loretta (Kline) Wolfe.  She married Steve Foslin in Brodhead on June 23, 2012.      Christine had worked in food service.  She enjoyed working with flowers and being with family, especially her grandchildren.      She is survived by her husband Steve, Brodhead;…

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    LaVena “Dee” Clark

              LaVena “Dee” Clark, age 88, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at home.        She was born the 10th child of Sten and Ruby (West) Tronnes on a farm north of Evansville, WI.  She married Walter O. Clark in 1949 and they moved to Brodhead.      She is survived by her children; Sheryl Thorp, Denise Benton, Brad Clark and Andy (Carrie Ryan) Clark; 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren;…

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    Rose Marie Schneider

          Rose Marie Schneider, age 87, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville, WI.  She was born on February 1, 1932 in Mobridge, SD, the daughter of John and Alice (Thompson) Tearman.  She married Marvin Schneider.       Rose was always a cheerful person. She was very close to her brothers and sister.  Everyone she met always enjoyed her company.  She did many crafts.  One of…

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    Pauline Schupbach

         Pauline Joyce Schupbach, age 75, of Brodhead, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home, Monroe, WI.  She was born on August 10, 1943 in Janesville, WI, the daughter of Raymond and Harriet (Hartman) Kundert.  She married Gary A. Schupbach on December 29, 1962 at the Trinity State Line Lutheran Church.  He passed away on June 13, 2018.      Pauline graduated from Brodhead High School and attended the Madison…

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    Frieda Bufton

         Frieda E. Bufton passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead, WI.  She was born in Glidden, WI, the daughter of Frank and Lena (Flick) Heyel.        Frieda was the youngest of four children and the last surviving member of her family.  She had worked as a caregiver for many years.        She is survived by her daughters, Esther Milks, Nancy (Russell) Becker, Judy (Steve) Arn,…

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    Ida Faessler

         Ida Faessler, age 95, of Monroe, WI, died peacefully at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.  She was born on October 7, 1923 in Gonten, Switzerland, the daughter of Johann and Marie Mazenhauer.  Ida married August Faessler on February 22, 1949 in Switzerland.  He passed away on February 18, 1998.      Ida moved to the Town of Spring Grove in May, 1949.  She and August raised their children on the family farm on…

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    Catherine Gissing

         Catherine M. Gissing, age 90, of Brodhead, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe, WI.  She was born on April 7, 1929  in Cadiz Township, the daughter of George and Alice (Good) Lawver.  She married Lawrence Gissing on September 12, 1948.  He passed away on May 27, 2002.      Catherine graduated from Monroe High School in 1946.  She and her husband had farmed near Juda and Brodhead, prior to…

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    Wanda Willhite

         Wanda Kay Willhite, age 67, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home, Monroe, WI.  She was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, a form of Parkinsonism, in 2013 and fought a strong and courageous battle with the disease until the very end.  She was born on March 18, 1952 in Freeport, IL, the daughter of Ken Sr. and Thelma (Tessendorf) Lutz.  She married Dean Willhite on October 15, 1977 in Nora,…

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    Roy Lohmeier

         Roy W. Lohmeier, age 89 ½, of Davis,  IL, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital, Monroe, WI, surrounded by loved ones, due to complications from a surgery. Roy was born on November 21, 1929 at home in Davis, IL,  the son of Elmer and  Leona (Meinert) Lohmeier.  He was born, raised and a lifelong resident of Davis.      Roy farmed from a very…

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    David Kamholz

         David Richard Kamholz, age 85, of Juda, WI, loving husband and father of eight children, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, surrounded by his family, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead, WI,  due to complications of dementia.  David was born on February 10th, 1934, in Beloit, WI, the son of Richard and Fern (Baars) Kamholz. He attended and graduated from North Boone High School.       Born and raised on a dairy farm, it wasn’t…