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    John Mundt

    John C. Mundt, age 54 of Prairie du Chien passed away at his home Wednesday, December 11, 2019. He was born December 8, 1965, the son of Kelly and Ruth (Fry) Mundt. John married Vickie Valley on October 3, 1997. He was greatly involved in the Prairie du Chien community as a board member at the Fort Crawford Museum, Director of the Community Theatre, and was featured as “Mr. Prairie du Chien” in the Chamber of Commerce commercial.  John was the founder of Fallfire, an autumn…

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    Carl Kasparek

    Carl J. Kasparek, age 79 of Prairie du Chien passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Crossing Rivers Health.  He was born October 6, 1940, in Wyalusing, WI the son of Frank and Nina (Clark) Kasparek.  Carl farmed, worked for the State of Wisconsin for 5 years, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for 38 years, and retired from the 3M Company after 25 years.  He enjoyed gambling, hunting, and riding his 4 wheeler on his farm in Bagley.  He was a member of St….

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    Jerold Matousek

    Jerold J. “Jerry”  Matousek, age 67, of Prairie du Chien passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 surrounded by his family at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien.  He was born on February 6, 1952 in Prairie du Chien the son of Joseph and Elsie (Perrine) Matousek.  He attended and graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1970.  He married Judy Zable on February 4, 1978 in St. Gabriel’s Church of the Holy Family Parish.  Jerry served with…

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    Dwaine Zlabek

    Dwaine Robert Zlabek age 82, of Prairie du Chien, passed away peacefully Monday, November 11, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Cameron, WI.  Dwaine was born on August 29, 1937 in Steuben, WI to John and Elizabeth (Kavon) Zlabek. As were many births at the time Dwaine was born on the kitchen table during the middle of haying season.  Dwaine graduated from the Prairie du Chien High School in 1955 and entered the Army National Guard and served for 4 years. Dwaine and his brother…

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    Victor Reichmann

    Victor N. Reichmann age 77 of Wauzeka passed away Friday November 1, 2019 at the Prairie Maison in Prairie du Chien, WI.  He was born July 1, 1942 the son of Edwin and Viola (Hurda) Reichmann.  Victor graduated from Wauzeka High School then Platteville University with a degree in Biology and a minor in Art.  He taught Biology, coached baseball, and coached basketball in local area schools a few years.  Victor then worked in the art supply stores in Milwaukee and…

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    Lawrence “Larry” Graap

    Lawrence J. “Larry” Graap, age 72 of Dodgeville and formerly of Prairie du Chien passed away Monday October 28, 2019 at Upland Hills Hospital in Dodgeville. He was born February 16, 1947, the son of Lawrence and Violet (Young) Graap. Larry worked as a linesman for General Telephone and later in technical support at GTE for over 35 years. He was a past member of the Lions Club and served as an alderman for the city of Dodgeville. Larry enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as a…

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    Ronald Wittbrodt

    Ronald F. Wittbrodt age 78 of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Mayo Health System in LaCrosse, WI following a brief illness.  He was born December 10, 1940 in Bay City, MI the son of Casimir and Marjorie (Weber) Wittbrodt.  He married Patricia Williams on March 9, 1962 in St. Joseph, MO. She preceded him in death on August 7, 2001.  Ron worked as an electrician for Local 135 and was a member of the IBEW.  He is survived by his son Edward (Mary…

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    Francis Heisz

    Francis E. Heisz age 83 of Prairie du Chien passed away unexpectedly on Monday September 23, 2019 at his home.  He was born on May 13, 1936 in Pine Creek, WI the son of Charles and Evelyn (Garvey) Heisz.  Francis married Patricia Kahler who died in 1999.  Francis married Corrine Hull on February 23, 1981. Frank loved the Brewers, Packers, and Badgers.  He enjoyed fishing and everything the Mississippi river had to offer. Francis took great pleasure in the Prairie Dog…

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    Nathan “Nate” Wachter

    Nathan A. “Nate” Wachter age 27 of Mt. Hope died as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Monday, September 9, 2019.  He was born October 13, 1991 the son of Thomas and Lisa (Kriz) Wachter. Nate was currently working with his father in the family logging business.  He worked for Findorf Concrete of Madison, WI prior to that.  Nate was a proud father and loved to tinker with things,  he was able to fix about anything. He is survived by…

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    Clarice Balk

    Eastman, WI Clarice Olga Balk age 92 of Eastman passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Crossing Rivers Healthcare in Prairie du Chien.  She was born September 10, 1926 in Lynxville, WI the daughter of Soren and Bertha (Fortney) Torger. She was married to Howard Clarke who preceded her in death. She was then married to Ed Fisher who preceded her in death. Later Clarice married Lyman Balk, who also preceded her in death. She worked at Hidden Valley Lodge in Prairie du Chien and later…

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    Linda Knight

    McGregor, IA Linda Joyce Knight of McGregor, IA passed away on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, WI. She was born July 21, 1947 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Her childhood was spent in Sioux Falls, graduating from Colton High School in 1965.  As a child she become fond of all animals and as a young lady had a few horses which she cherished.  This fondness of animals lasted a lifetime.  After high school she attended General Beadle…

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    Betty Crusan

    Prairie du Chien, WI Betty L. Crusan age 95 of Prairie du Chien passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Prairie Maison Care Center.  She was born August 22, 1923 in Seneca, WI the daughter of Charles and Sadie (Comstock) McCullick.  She married Walter Crusan on June 20, 1942 in Crawford County, WI.  He preceded her in death on September 16, 1981.  Betty worked for Efco Plastics in DeForest, WI all the way into her eighties.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting and…

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    Steven Pellock

    Prairie du Chien, WI Steven V. Pellock age 32 of Prairie du Chien died unexpectedly, Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home.  He was born June 16, 1987 in Prairie du Chien, WI the son of Steven and Amy (Skemp) Pellock.  He married Amanda “Mandi” Mezera on October 22, 2011 in Prairie du Chien. Steven worked in the family business as a carpenter for Pellock Construction.  He was an avid outdoorsman and a devoted and loving father to his children Aubrey and Jonathan….

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    Robert Hazen

    Bagley, WI Robert G. Hazen, 92 of Bagley, WI died Thursday August 1, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. Bob was born May 6, 1927 in Wauzeka, WI to Leslie and Mary (Geisler) Hazen. He married Patricia Boylen on February 6, 1951. They were married for 68 years and had 6 children. Mike (Julie) Hazen – Prairie du Chien, WI, Kathy Larsen – Lancaster, WI, Jerry Hazen – Madison, WI, Karen (Kris) Moravits – Prairie du Chien, WI, Tom Hazen – Barneveld, WI, Mark Hazen – Cottage Grove, WI. Bob is…

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    Jeannine Schreck

    Prairie du Chien, WI Jeannine I. Schreck age 85 of Prairie du Chien passed away unexpectedly in her home on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  She was born April 8, 1934 in Seneca, WI the daughter of Jewel and Gertrude (Gonier) Larmore.  She married Charles “Pat” Schreck on June 30, 1952 in Seneca.  After marriage, they farmed in the Seneca area until 1976. After leaving the farm, they lived in Seneca for a short time. They then moved to Prairie du Chien. She was employed…