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    Gertrude Winning

    Gertrude L. Winning, 93, of Beaver Dam passed away on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 at Sylvan Crossings in Fitchburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 18, 2014 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Juneau with Rev. Paul Hirsch officiating. A visitation will also be held on Friday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Highland Memory Gardens, Township of Trenton, WI. Gertrude Louise was born the daughter of Paul and Margarethe Louise (Ganskop) Tafelmeyer on June 24, 1921 in Northgate, ND. In 1939, she moved to Beaver Dam to train as a nurse where she met…

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    Leo Zuehlke

    Leo L. Zuehlke, 82, of W9379 Wendt Drive, Beaver Dam passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Beaver Dam Community Hospital. Funeral Services for Leo will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road, Beaver Dam with the Rev. Paul Stratman officiating. A visitation will also be held on Tuesday, July 8th from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with refreshments to be served during the visitation. A complete obituary will follow. Koepsell-Murray Funeral and Cremation Services, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com. View…

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    Richard Hagemeister

    Richard A. Hagemeister, age 59, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at his home in Beaver Dam. Funeral arrangements are pending. The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com or www.KoepsellFH.com. View Full Notice → Richard Hagemeister

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    John Polchinski

    John F. “Popeye” Polchinski, age 95, of Beaver Dam, died Friday, June 27, 2014 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. Visitation for John will be at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home on Wednesday beginning at 12:00 Noon. Celebrant John R. Leiting will officiate. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Beaver Dam. John was born on October 10, 1918 to the late Frank and Martha (Krezinski) Polchinski. After graduating from Beaver Dam High School, John served in the US Army during World…

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    Richard Kranz

    Richard R. Kranz, 63, of Beaver Dam passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. A funeral service will be held at Noon on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Collin Vanderhoof officiating. A visitation will also be held on Monday from 10 a.m. until Noon at the church. Interment will take place at Highland Memory Gardens, Township of Trenton, WI. Richard was born the son of Raymond and Alice (Tesch) Kranz on August 7, 1950 in Beaver Dam. He was married to Eileen Lininger on April 29, 1972 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver…

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    Stanley Rechek

    Stanley J. Rechek, age 86, died Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Golden Living Continental Manor in Randolph. Visitation for Stan will be at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road in Beaver Dam, on Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM; the American Legion Post #146 will walk through at 6:00 PM. On Friday, June 20, 2014, there will be a visitation at Annunciation Catholic Church, 305 Green Street in Fox Lake, from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM; this will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Following the burial at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Beaver Dam, there will be a…

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    Gilbert Koch

    Gilbert Herbert Koch, 93, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Golden Living Center Beaver Dam. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam with the Rev. Terry Larson officiating. A visitation will also be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Gilbert was born on January 31, 1921 in the town of Beaver Dam to Oscar H. and Cora M. Koch. He grew up on the family farm, Midway Stock Farm, which he later…

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    Fern Bublitz

    Fern E. Bublitz, age 94, of Hartford, died on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Wellington Place. The visitation will be at Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. The funeral service will follow at the church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jeffrey Enderle and Rev. Aaron Steinbrenner officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hartford. The former Fern Erna Derge was born on September 28, 1919 in the Town of Herman, Dodge County, Wisconsin to Irvin and Olga (Milbrot) Derge. She was united in marriage with Alfred A. “Al” Bublitz at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Town of…

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    Andrew Glassman

    Andrew “Tom” Glassman, age 85, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital after a long illness. Funeral arrangements are pending The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com or www.KoepsellFH.com. View Full Notice → Andrew Glassman

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    Carl Sommers

    Carl M. Sommers, age 93, of Beaver Dam, died Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Beaver Dam. Visitation for Carl will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 10:50 AM A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church on Monday beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Carl Maxmillion Sommers was born on July 13, 1920 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Frederick and Katherine (Holbach) Sommers. He served in the South Pacific with the US Army infantry from June 1942 to February 1946 and…

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    Beverly Schueler

    Beverly L. Schueler, 72, of Beaver Dam, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison on June 3, 2014. In keeping with Beverly’s wishes, there will be no formal services and cremation has taken place. The former Beverly Dunham was born on September 2, 1941 in Chicago to the late Harold and Frances (Stalzer) Dunham. In 1972, she was united in marriage with Carl R. Schueler in Chicago. She was a wife, mother, and grandmother who liked to play games like Trouble, Candyland, and card games like Pounce, Go Fish, Crazy 8’s & War. She liked to knit and crochet, watch Tiger Woods play golf, was a Packer fan and…

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    Mary Berkevich

    Mary M. Berkevich, age 72, of Beaver Dam, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 1, 2014. There will be a memorial gathering at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road in Beaver Dam, on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. A Memorial Service will follow at the funeral home at 11:00 AM on Wednesday with Fr. Michael L. Wild officiating. The former Mary Margaret Kolstad was born on December 27, 1941 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin to the late Lloyd and Dorothy (Knar) Kolstad. On September 10, 1960, Mary was united in marriage with John Wm. Berkevich at St. Joseph’s Church in Fond du Lac. She…

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    Lloyd Neumann

    Lloyd E. Neumann, age 84, died Saturday, May 31, 2014 at his home in Beaver Dam. Visitation for Lloyd will be at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 12:00 Noon to 1:45 PM. Funeral services will follow at church on Tuesday at 2:00 PM with Rev. Collin Vanderhoof officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in the Town of Trenton, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Lloyd Elroy Neumann was born on May 12, 1930 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Charles and Malinda (Luedtke) Neumann. He was a former member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in the Town of Trenton where he was…

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    Marilyn Neuman

    Marilyn Neuman, age 89, of Beaver Dam, died on Friday, May 30, 2014 at Hillside Manor. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road, in Beaver Dam on Monday, June 2, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will follow at the funeral home on Monday at 7:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Beaver…

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    Helen Roggenbauer

    Helen A. Roggenbauer, 83, of N7592 Edgewater Drive, Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Golden Living Center-Continental Manor in Randolph. Helen was born on October 13, 1930 the daughter of Frank and Helen (Sertich) Persha in Wisconsin. She was married to Howard J. Roggenbauer on April 5, 1923. Helen was employed at Broan Manufacturing in Hartford for many years. Helen enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and four wheeling. Helen is survived by her son Ted P. Grob of Beaver Dam and two sisters: Katherine Butina of La Crosse and Mary Gittel of Hartford. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded…

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    Sarah Johnson

    Sarah Frances Johnson, 74 years old, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Hillside Manor, Beaver Dam, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Horicon, with the Chaplain Dennis Richards officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 24th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon. Sarah was born on September 11, 1939, the daughter of George and Lois (Radke) Ulmer in Horicon, WI. Her father George owned and operated the Horicon Furniture Store and the Ulmer Funeral Home for many…

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    Mary Reilley

    Mary Katherine Reilley, 83 years old, of Beaver Dam passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. A visitation will be held at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Friday, May 23, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:20 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church at 11:30 AM with Father Michael Erwin officiating. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Mary was born the daughter of John and Katherine (Hiltz) Hafenstein on January 3, 1931 in Beaver Dam. Mary was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School, as well as UW Oshkosh. She taught 3rd grade…

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    Marie Kuenzi

    Marie E, Kuenzi, age 100, died Friday, May 9, 2104 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. Funeral arrangements are pending. The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com or www.KoepsellFH.com. View Full Notice → Marie Kuenzi

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    Theobelle Allar

    Theobelle L. ‘Theo’ Allar, 79, of Columbus passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the Golden Living Center, Continental Manor in Randolph. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Daniel Sims officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 1st from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus and also on Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus. Theobelle was born the daughter of John C. and Elfrieda (Steinbach) Huebner on March 24, 1935 in…

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    Esther Kushava

    Esther Alice Kushava, age 94, of Horicon, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at Matthew’s of Horicon. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, May 1st at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Horicon with Rev. Fr. Michael Petrie presiding. Entombment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 2nd in Mequon. A visitation will take place on Thursday, May 1st from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass at 11 a.m. at the church in Horicon. Esther was born January 25, 1920 to Joseph and Frances (Kunda) Stachowiak in Lena, WI. She was united in marriage to Paul…

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    Steven Rochwite

    Steven John Rochwite, age 55, of Beaver Dam passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at his home following ill health. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 10th at 12 o’clock noon at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 10th from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at noon. A luncheon will be served at the funeral home following the service. Steven was born the son of Robert and Jeanne (Fowler) Rochwite on July 7, 1958 in Beaver Dam. He was a 1976 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Steve spent his life working in masonry…

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    Kenneth Knoll

    Kenneth C. Knoll, age 59, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at his home in Beaver Dam surrounded by his family. There will be a memorial gathering at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road in Beaver Dam on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Ken was born on October 27, 1954, the son of Francis and Joyce (Vande Zande) Knoll. He loved to hunt and fish and seemed to have the ability to catch fish even when no one else could. Ken also enjoyed cooking and even attended culinary school for his own enjoyment. Those who knew Ken will remember him as being easy-going…

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    Donald Knueppel

    Donald E. Knueppel, born February 20, 1939, entered eternal life Friday morning, April 18, 2014, with the confidence of forgiveness of his sins through the death and resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ. His body now waits for the great resurrection day when Jesus will return and unite again his soul and body to live forever in heaven with all God’s children. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 12:00 noon at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Juneau, with the Rev. Paul Hirsch officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 22nd from 9:00 – 12:00 noon at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church…

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    Marion Neuman

    Marion L. Neuman, 79, a resident of Golden Living in Randolph, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 17, 2014 surrounded by her family. Marion was born the daughter of Walter and Lorena (Prellwitz) Flater on November 5, 1934 in Manawa in Waupaca County, Wisconsin. On March 28, 1953, she was married to Leonard Neuman in Iowa. Marion was a 1952 graduate of Manawa High School, and moved to Beaver Dam that same year. She worked at Walker’s Restaurant in Beaver Dam for 24 years, and then worked at Orv’s Foods Store in Beaver Dam until she retired in 1992. Marion was an avid baker, specializing in cookies and candies that…

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    Rosemarrie Vogel

    Rosemarrie A. Vogel, 83, of Beaver Dam passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at First Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Terry Larson officiating. A visitation will also be held on Wednesday, April 16th from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. at First Ev. Lutheran Church. Interment will take place at Highland Memory Gardens in Town of Trenton. Rosemarrie was born the daughter of Ferdinand and Gunda “Goldie” (Pederson) Gosse on October 10, 1930 in Waldo, WI. She was married to Alvin Vogel on December 7, 1957 at…

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    Paul Vander Werff

    Paul A. “Gramps” Vander Werff, 90, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital. Paul Arthur was born on October 12, 1923 the son of John and Dora (Bandsma) Vander Werff in Denver, CO. He married Jean Sugden in March of 1944 and soon after that enlisted in the United States Navy and served in the Pacific during WWII. After serving in the Navy, Paul farmed in the area, and later became a truck driver for Bird Trucking until his retirement. He then worked part time for Reilly GMC and both he and his wife Jean enjoyed…

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    Clarence Hahn

    Clarence O. Hahn, 77, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at UW Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Clarence Otto was born on December 4, 1936 the son of Clarence A. and Norma (Poetter) Hahn in the township of Beaver Dam. He was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School. On October 8, 1955 he was united in marriage to Geraldine A. Hartl at St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. Clarence was a lifetime farmer in the town of Beaver Dam. Together with his son Daniel, they farmed dairy cows, steers and cash crops. He was a lifetime member of St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church…

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    Walter Haas

    Walter L. Haas, 77, of Beaver Dam passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Sylvan Crossings, Beaver Dam. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at St. Katherine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Father Mike Erwin officiating. A visitation will also be held on Tuesday, April 8th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd, Beaver Dam, and also on Wednesday, April 9th at St. Katherine Drexel Parish from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Interment will take place at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Walter Leo Haas was born the son of Henry and…

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    Helen Heiling

    Helen B. Heiling, 98, formerly of Clyman passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Golden Living Center, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Clyman at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 7, 2014, with the Reverend Father Richard Wendell officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Helen B. Leistico was born in the Township of Lowell on April 18, 1915, the daughter of John and Ada (Schoenwetter) Leistico. Helen married Francis “Frank” Heiling on September 20, 1934. Together they farmed in the Town of Clyman for many years. She also was employed…