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    Anna Sorenson

    Anna E. Sorenson, age 99, of Hillsboro formerly of New Lisbon, passed away on Friday February 21st, 2020 at Milestone Assisted Living in Hillsboro Wisconsin where she has been a resident for the past 9 years.  Anna was born March 2, 1920 the 4th child of Charles and Tereza (Lipnichun) Vesely of New Lisbon, WI.  Anna was employed by the New Lisbon State bank for 30 years and served as organist for Bethany Lutheran Church for over 50 years.  She was also one of the original…

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    Joan Bailey

    Joan Ann Bailey, age 80 of New Lisbon passed away peacefully at home with family at her side on February 17, 2020. Joan was born August 24, 1939 in Oakdale, Wisconsin to William and Thelma King. She attended the Camp Douglas Schools and then married the love of her life Raymond O. Bailey in January of 1957.  They spent their entire married life in the same location in the Town of Clearfield raising their family. Her greatest joy in life was giving of herself in love to her family…

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    Harley Greeno

    Harley Frank Greeno, age 73, of New Lisbon died on Thursday February 6, 2020 at the Tomah Health Facility.  Harley was the son of William and Helen (Nieman) Greeno and was born on December 29, 1946 in New Lisbon, WI.  Harley graduated from the New Lisbon High School in 1965.  After high school Harley joined the U.S. Navy in 1965 and served his country for 4 & 1/2 years and was Honorably Discharged in 1969.  Harley re-entered the U.S. Navy in 1973 as an aircraft…

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    Shawn Zielke

    Shawn Michael Zielke, 55,  of Necedah, formally of Madison, WI, was suddenly called home to heaven on January, 25, 2019.  He was born April 16, 1964 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the first son of Jeffrey and Marilyn (Smith) Zielke.   He leaves behind his children, Shawn Zielke, of Florida, and Jessica (James) Coon of Manitowoc. He is further survived by his girlfriend Rosie Poff, mother Marilyn Zielke, brothers Scott (Laurie) Zielke and Micah (Kim) Zielke; one…

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    Laura Carroll

    Laura Carroll, age 67 of New Lisbon, Wisconsin died on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Wisconsin Dells Health Services Nursing Home.  Laura was the daughter of George and Patricia (Shore) Carroll and was born on June 13th, 1952 in New York City.  She was the oldest sister to her siblings Neomi, George, Doug, Kathy and Kimberly.  Laura was a loving devoted mother to daughter Summer Bresnahan and doting grandmother to her two granddaughters Megan and Scarlett Bresnahan, who she…

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    Douglas Brockman

    Douglas Brockman, age 77, of New Lisbon passed away peacefully on Jan. 10, 2020 with his family by his side.  He was born on Nov. 9th, 1942 to Wilmer and Luease (Lowe) Brockman in Marseilles, IL.  He was married to his loving wife of 55 years, Sally Siebert on June 20, 1964 in Marseilles, IL.  Douglas was a hard-working jack of all trades.  He had many hobbies. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, listening to his large collection of records, loved riding his bicycle,…

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    Jenniffer Besch

    Jenniffer (Ells) Besch, age 66 of Friendship, formally of Mauston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Villa Pines Nursing Home of natural causes.  She was born on May 13th, 1953 in Kenosha, WI to Donald R. and Roberta (Henthorn) Ells.  She graduated from Wilmot High School in 1971. Jenniffer married Donald Besch on August 19, 1972.  They lived in Paddock Lake for 19 years.  After they divorced in 1992, Jenniffer moved back to New Lisbon and started…

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    Sister Genevieve Bordac

    Sister Genevieve M. Bordac, age 98 of Necedah, WI passed away peacefully at Edenbrook Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI on Thursday January 2, 2020.  Sister Genevieve was born in Blandburg, PA on June 17, 1921 to Matthew and Anna (Janos) Bordac.  She entered the convent of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, PA on Sept. 8, 1938 and professed her vows on June 11, 1941.  Sister Genevieve left her order due to its modernization in the late 70’s and moved to Necedah…

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    George Fischer

    George F. Fischer age 82 of Necedah, WI died on Monday December 30th, 2019 at his home.  George was the son of Matthew and Grace (Haines) Fischer and was born on February 22, 1938 in Jefferson, WI.  George was united in marriage to Dolores J. Rabuck on March 9, 1957 in LaValle, WI.  The have lived in Johnson Creek, LaValle, Fort Atkinson, and Janesville WI, and have lived in Necedah since 1974. George served in the Army National Guard for 6 years. George enjoyed fishing and…

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    Carroll Larson

    Carroll Elisabeth Larson, age 87 of New Lisbon, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, December 15th at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, WI.  She was born on April 12, 1932, in Oakdale, WI to Peter and Elisabeth (Jensen) Quist.  She graduated from New Lisbon High School earning the honors of Badger Girls State and Salutatorian of the Class of 1950.  She continued her education at Juneau County Teachers College, where she met her future husband William.  The two…

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    Cathryn Connor

    Cathryn “Kate” A. Connor age 87 of Camp Douglas, died on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg, WI.  Kate was the daughter of William and Cathryn (Cauley) Schuessler and was born on December 7, 1931 in Clifton, WI.  Kate was raised in the Clifton area and graduated from Tomah High School in 1949. Kate was united in marriage to Gervase “Gus” Connor on October 1, 1953 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church at Indian Creek.  To this…

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    David Davies

    David “Dave” Davies, age 80, of New Lisbon died on Tuesday November 26, 2019 at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, WI.  Dave was the son of Raymond and Bernice (Nelson) Davies and was born on July 20, 1939 in at Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston.  Dave was raised in the town of Cutler where he attended the Lone Rock State Graded School and later the New Lisbon Public Schools and graduated in 1957, he then attended the Juneau County Teachers College. Dave joined the…

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    Myrtle Machnik

    Myrtle Rose Machnik, age 102, of New Lisbon died peacefully on Tuesday November 19, 2019 at the Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon.  Myrtle was the daughter of Oscar and Margaret (Smith) Hemenway and was born on October 30, 1917 in Backus, MN.  When Myrtle was a child her family moved to the New Lisbon area.  Myrtle was a 1935 graduate of the New Lisbon High School and later attended the Juneau County Teachers College and received her teaching degree for all grades. …

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    Steve Barrett

    Steve Barrett, age 70 passed away Sunday November 3, 2019 at his home in Palm Springs, California.  He was born October 30, 1949 to Thomas and Erma (Howland) Barrett who proceeded him in death.   He was baptized, had first communion and was confirmed at St James Catholic Church in Camp Douglas.  Steve was the youngest of seven children; Older brothers Jerry (deceased), James (deceased), and siblings in order Margie Lowe, Mary Alice LaDuke, John (Trudy) Barrett and Thomas…

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    Clell Fogleson

    Clell “Bud” Edward Fogleson, age 78, of New Lisbon died on Wednesday Nov 13, 2019 at the Veteran’s Administration Center in Tomah, WI.  Bud was born on November 5, 1941 in Fort Wayne IN to Clell and Vera (Grocock) Fogleson.   Bud was stationed in France, Germany, Alaska, Georgia, Kentucky and Illinois. They later lived in Wisconsin Dells, and the past 10 years in New Lisbon WI.  Bud meet Carol in Abilene Kansas.  Bud was united in marriage to Carol…

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    Nancy Rizner

    Nancy Lee Rizner, age 74 of New Lisbon passed away the morning of November 8th, surrounded by the people she loved.  She was Born in Sparta, December 16th, 1944.  Nancy was the daughter of Lawrence and Viola (Roscovius) Hart. Nancy was raised in Tomah Wisconsin, where she graduated high school in 1963.  She later went on to Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota for Childhood Education.  Nancy married Edward Rizner on May 8th, 1965 in Tomah, Wisconsin and had two…

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    Norman Parker

    Norman “Babe” Parker, age 88 of Necedah, WI died on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.  Norman was the son of Lloyd and Norma (Larsen) Parker and was born on June 15, 1931 in Sprague, Wisconsin.  Norman graduated from Tomah High School in 1949 and continued his education for 2 years of pre-med school at UW River Falls.  Norman served in the Wisconsin National Guard for 25 years he was inducted into the Wisconsin…

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    David Specht

    David Max Specht, 75, passed away unexpectedly at his home in New Lisbon, WI on Oct.21 2019.   A Memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (517 Grayside Ave. Mauston, WI 53948) on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Visitation will be at 1:00p.m followed by a service at 2:00p.m. Saturday November 9th, 2019 at Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church (21069 Prairie Hill Road, Monticello, IA) there will be a “Celebration of life” Service and a…

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    Rodney Jameson

    Rodney L. Jameson, age 92, of King, Wi., formerly of Camp Douglas, died on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Wisconsin Veteran’s Home in King, Wi.  Rodney was born on February 21, 1927 to Lewis and Helen (Byers) Jameson in Juneau County WI.  Rodney graduated from the Camp Douglas High School in 1944. Rodney proudly served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army, serving in Italy. Rodney was employed for many years at the Tomah VA as an Occupational Therapy aide.  He…

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    Carol Braund

    Carol Mae Braund, age 78, of Camp Douglas died on Tuesday October 15, 2019 at her home with her family by her side.  Carol was born May 30, 1941 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Joshua and Alma (Sager) Smelcer of Necedah, WI.  Carol grew up in Necedah along with 2 brothers James and Robert, and a sister JoAnn.  Carol was a 1959 graduate of the Necedah High School. Carol was united in marriage to Richard John Braund on October 13, 1962 in Necedah, WI.  They then moved to New…

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    Kieran Grogan

    Kieran Francis Grogan, age 90 of New Lisbon, Wisconsin passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 with family present at the Serenity House in Tomah, WI.  Kieran was the son of John and Gertrude (Graef) Grogan and was born on July 28, 1929 in Rockford, IL.  Kieran was born and raised in Rockford, IL.  He later married Carol Ann Dryer on October 4, 1958.  After 18 months in Arkansas, they came back to the Chicago suburbs, Necedah, WI, and finally New Lisbon in 1974….

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    Ellen Tiber

    Ellen Alice Tiber, age 79 of Hustler, died on Wednesday August 28, 2019 at the Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon.  Ellen was the daughter of George and Ruth (Murphy) Madden and was born in the family home in Elroy, WI on July 5th. 1940.  Ellen was raised in Elroy and graduated from Elroy High School in 1958.  She later met Curtis Joseph Tiber and they were united in marriage on October 17th, 1959 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elroy, WI.  Curt and Ellen…

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    Marcella Matzke

    Marcella Matzke December 25, 1927 – August 15, 2019 This is the story of Marcella Grace (Jones) Matzke.  Marcella was a beautiful and wonderful woman inside and out.  She was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished.  She was a hard-working farmwife, a devoted mother, loving daughter and friend.  She also loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was excited about the birth and life of each of them. Marcella was born on December 25th, 1927 at the…

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    Roger Pierce

    Roger J. Pierce, age 86 of New Lisbon (Germantown township), died on Sunday August 11, 2019 at the Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. Roger was the son of George and Faye (Schnieder) Pierce and was born on August 12, 1932 in La Crosse, WI.  Roger was a graduate of the Tomah High School. Roger served in the US Army in Germany from 1952 to 1954. He was a member of the New Lisbon American Legion Post 110. Roger was united in marriage to Jacqueline Marie Maloney on January 10, 1959 in…

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    Eileen Barrett

    Eileen Jane (Wood) Barrett, 88 formerly of Camp Douglas, WI, loved by her family and friends, passed away on Saturday, August 10 at Oak Park Place in Baraboo, WI.  Eileen was surrounded by her loving family.   On January 16, 1931, Eileen was born to Maurice and Mary (Schlicht) Wood in Mauston.  Eileen was the first of three daughters; sisters Maureen (Wood) Finger (deceased) and Chryl (Wood) Horstman of Menomonie, WI.    Eileen grew up on the family farm outside…

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    Irene Siebecker

    Irene Siebecker, age 90 of New Lisbon, Wisconsin passed away peacefully Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Crestview Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon. Burial will be at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Hillsboro, Wisconsin. Visitation will be held at Hare Funeral Home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Irene was born February 17, 1929 in Ontario, Wisconsin the daughter of Edgar and…

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    John Wieczorek

    John J. Wieczorek, age 58 of Mauston, WI died on Saturday, July 29, 2019 at his home.  John was the son of Ludwig and Olga (Heise) Wieczorek and was born on October 7, 1960 in Milwaukee, WI.  John attended school in New Berlin, WI.  After school he moved to West Allis and had numerous jobs.  He met Claire Burk and they later married on October 24, 1987 in Waukesha, WI.  John took a job as a security officer at Best Power in Necedah, WI. in 1999 and they have resided…