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    Helen Schulte

    Helen Schulte Reedsburg Helen A. Schulte, age 100, of Reedsburg, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Sauk County Health Care Center, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 28, 1919 in Sauk County, WI, the daughter of Thomas and Veronica (Dischler) Bindl.  She was married to Russell Fingerhut February 7, 1939, till his death on October 23, 1955.  On July 12, 1969 Helen married Harold Schulte.  Harold preceded her on death February 17, 2003. Helen loved gar…

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    James Pelton

    James Pelton Town Winfield James W. Pelton, age 91, of Reedsburg, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. Private family services will take place at a later date. A memorial fund has been established in his name. The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family. Complete obituary details will be announced James W. Pelton, age 91, of Reedsburg, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. Private family service…

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    Virginia Safran

    Virginia Safran Reedsburg Virginia A. Safran, age 91, of Reedsburg, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, surrounded by her family and much love. She was born on June 25, 1928 in Chicago, IL, the oldest of two sisters. She was married to the late Victor Joseph Safran, the love of her life for 54 years. Virginia retired after many years of service from the University of Chicago where she worked as a student loan officer.  She will always be remembered as a loving and car…

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    Miriam Garvey

    Miriam Garvey Reedsburg Miriam “Mickey” Irene Garvey, age 89, of Reedsburg, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Casa de Oakes. She was born on September 24, 1930 in LaCrosse, WI, to Irene and Andrew Hoffman, the second of four girls. She graduated from Aquinas High School and St. Francis School of Nursing. On April 24, 1954 she was united in marriage to James Garvey at Holy Trinity Church in LaCrosse. She was preceded in death by her husband James in 2011; her parents; her sister Fe…

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    Donald Retzlaff

    Donald Retzlaff Baraboo Donald J. Retzlaff, age 82, of Baraboo, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at St. Clare Hospice House. He was born on January 6, 1937 in Reedsburg, WI, the son of Wylder E. and Esther J. (Feltz) Retzlaff. He was a 1956 graduate of Webb High School. He had worked at Badger Ordnance, Stan’s Lumber Yard in Lyndon Station and the Dells Lumber Company. Donald was preceded in death by his wife Sally; parents; a brother Philip; a sister Lois (Art) Moore and nephew Dal…

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    Frederick Sass

    Frederick Sass Reedsburg Frederick “Freddy” F. Sass, age 91, of Reedsburg, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019. He was born on January 25, 1928 in Brooklyn, WI, the son of Frederick and Ruth (Tourdot) Sass. Freddy served in the US Army in Korea.   His passion in life was fishing and hunting with his children. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley, a son David, grandson Jacob Pellegrin, sisters and brothers; Anne, Louella, Rosella, Mary, Ann, John and Lawrence. Freddy…

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    Deborah McMullen

    Deborah McMullen Mauston Deborah Kay McMullen, age 61, of Mauston, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019. She was born on December 31, 1957 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of William Thomas Cobb and Shirley Jean Cormier. On December 17, 2005, Deb was united in marriage to James W. McMullen. Deb and Jim enjoyed camping together, and traveling; especially trips to watch NASCAR races where she once met her favorite driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Deb was an avid garage sale shopper and a fan of t…

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    Robert Stewart Jr.

    Robert Stewart Jr. Mauston Robert (Bob) E. Stewart Jr., 68, of rural Mauston passed away Tuesday December 3, 2019 peacefully after his courageous battle with brain cancer at Wisconsin Dells Health Services.  Bob was born June 29, 1951 in Sparta, WI, the son of Robert Stewart Sr. and Stella Hysell. Bob was a fun, loving, gentle man with a giving heart.  He spent many years working at Kozy’s Pizza, the family business, that was ran by his mother Stella.  Many knew him as the pizz…

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    Bernice Shields

    Bernice Shields Bernice Margaret Shields, age 92, formerly of Mauston and Cazenovia, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2019, at Oak Park Place in Baraboo, surrounded by her family.  She was born on March 5, 1927, in Cazenovia, Wisconsin, the daughter of Edward and Gertrude (Bauer) Walsh.  On November 27, 1947, Bernice was united in marriage to Harold F. Shields in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Germantown.  This marriage was blessed with three children.  Bernic…

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    Wayne Conlin

    Wayne Conlin Reedsburg Wayne P. Conlin, 61, of Reedsburg, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019, at St. Mary Hospital in Madison. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated for Wayne Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 11:30 am, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  The Reverend David Carrano, Pastor, will be the Celebrant.  Visitation will also be on Saturday, at the church from 9:30 am until the time of service.  Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery. Complete obituary details…

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    Dennis Haan

    Dennis Haan LaValle   Dennis Lee Haan, 69, of LaValle, passed away early Friday morning, November 29, 2019. Dennis was born October 15, 1950 in Parkersburg, Iowa to the late Harold and Lillian (Sents) Haan.  Dennis served as an M.P. in the U.S. Army.  On January 10, 1975, he married Helen Dingel at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA.  The couple moved to what would become their home farm between Reedsburg and Baraboo and began pig farming in 1980. In addition to his wif…

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    Lucille Dyke

    Lucille Dyke Reedsburg Lucille M. Dyke, age 91, of Reedsburg, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Casa de Oakes. She was born on May 9, 1928, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, the daughter of Earl and Florence (Strang) Turner. On June 29, 1944 she was united in marriage to Donald L. Dyke.  Lucille was a member of the Church of God in Reedsburg. She was preceded in death by her son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Donna Dyke; mother and father; stepmother Verda; brothers Gerald, Ea…

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    Helen Berndt

    Helen Berndt Reedsburg   Helen D. Berndt, age 84, of Reedsburg, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Our House Assisted Living in Reedsburg. She was born on August 4, 1935 in Summit Township, Juneau County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Ferdinand and Bessie (Miller) Krueger. Helen enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune and the Grand Ole Opry. She was a huge fan of Loretta Lynn and was a member of her fan club.  Her favorite author was Debbie Macomber and had her entire col…

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    Donald Broten Jr.

    Donald Broten Jr. LaValle Donald H. Broten Jr., age 61 of LaValle, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse. He was born on June 14, 1958 in Dodgeville, WI, the son of Donald Hartman Broten Sr. and the former Shirley Ditsch. On April 22, 1978 he was united in marriage to Cheryl Haskins in Whitewater. He had been employed at Saputo Cheese in Reedsburg as a maintenance technician. Don was a lifelong “handyman” who never met anything that he considere…

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    Jeffery Lamers

    Jeffery Lamers Reedsburg   Jeffrey P. (Bear) Lamers, age 62, died on September 12, 2019 at his home in Reedsburg.  Bear was born on August 27, 1957 in Stoughton, Wisconsin, son of Robert and Margaret (Jansen) Lamers.  He spent a lot of his working life as an over the road truck driver.  He and his wife Nancy were also the owner of Bear & Goat Buckhorn Bar and Restaurant.  He was also the inventor of Bear’s BBQ Sauce, a product he loved to produce and gift to frien…

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    Kevin Maggard

    Kevin Maggard Wisconsin Dells Kevin Dean Maggard, 53, born in Reedsburg, WI on  June 13, 1966, unexpectedly passed away November 7, 2019 in his home in Wisconsin Dells WI, resting in peace with mother Margret Ann (Dickie) Maggard. Kevin was loved by many.  He was an amazing dad, grandfather, uncle, brother, son, and friend. He loved to cook and was very much good at it that many could say.  HIs favorite holidays were Thanksgiving and Christmas, going completely overboard with t…

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    Michael Nachreiner

    Michael Nachreiner LaValle Michael F. Nachreiner, age 75, of LaValle, passed away peacefully at home with family on Friday, November 8, 2019. He was born on June 8, 1944, in Reedsburg, WI, the son of Fredrick “Fritz” M. and Lucile G. (Uptgraw) Nachreiner.  Mike graduated from St. Luke’s Catholic School in Plain before joining the National Guard where he served in the 2nd and 3rd Cavalry as a Sergeant. After completing his guard duties in 1967, Mike went on to work for an insurance compan…

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    Jean Goodell

    Jean Goodell Reedsburg Jean A. Goodell, 81, of Reedsburg, was called home to the Lord on November 9, 2019. Jean was born June 23, 1938 in Bear Valley, WI, the daughter of Herman and Mary (Grell) Christian. She was a member of the first graduating class from Weston High School in 1956. She was married to Homer (Red) Goodell on December 21, 1974. Jean was a gifted quilter, whose beautiful creations will be cherished by friends and family for years to come. She enjoyed years “at the lake” with h…

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    Terry Wright

    Terry Wright Wonewoc Terry Wright, age 61, of rural Wonewoc, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from cancer. Terry was the fifth child born to Walter and Frieda (Tracy) Wright. He grew up on a farm on Highway I in Summit Township. Terry graduated from Wonewoc-Center High School in 1977. He married Rita Edblad in 1979. They were blessed with four children. Throughout his life, he worked at Merrick Foods, Schluter Construction, Wonewoc-Center Schools, Township of Woodland, and had been …

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    John Peyer

    John Peyer Reedsburg John Thomas Peyer (otherwise known as John T, Johnny, Dad, Son, Brother, Uncle, Cousin, Friend) claimed Reedsburg as “his town” on June 11, 1968 by being born in the local hospital to John William (John W) and Joan Frances Curtin Peyer.  He gave his last breath to this world 18,753 days later on October 27, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, WI, blindsiding his family and friends after a heart attack/seizure 5 days prior.    After Johnny survived gr…

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    Susan Halbach

    Susan Halbach Reedsburg Susan M. Halbach, age 59, of Reedsburg, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the SSM Health Hospice House in Baraboo. She was born on June 1, 1960 in Fond du lac, WI, the daughter of James M. and Virginia C. (Berger) Halbach. She was employed by Central Wisconsin Community Action Council for 25 years meeting her closest friends there. She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia. Susan is survived by her father, James Halbach of North Freedom; children, Alex…

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    Cyril Rego

    Cyril Rego Cazenovia   Cyril R. “Doc” Rego, age 86, of Cazenovia, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019. He was born on June 24, 1933 in Richland County, Wisconsin, the son of Thomas William and Mary Catherine (Neary) Rego. A good portion of his life he played baseball and softball as a catcher. On April 7, 1951 he was united in marriage to Betty Stout. She preceded him in death on August 4, 2003. On December 16, 2010 he was united in marriage to Ruth E.  Baldwin Clark. Doc hauled…

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    Dianne Schulte

    Dianne Schulte Loganville Dianne M. Schulte, age 77, of Loganville, went to her eternal home Sunday, October 20, 2019 with family by her side. Dianne was born January 1, 1942 at home in Washington Township, Loganville, WI. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hillpoint. She graduated from Weston High School, Cazenovia, in 1960. Dianne was the only daughter of Edward and Cleona (Muchow) Schulte. Dianne had been employed at The Patio in Wisconsin…

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    Audrey Doyle

    Audrey Doyle Audrey J. Doyle, 88, formerly of the Reedsburg area, passed away Friday Oct. 18, 2019, at the Benedictine Manor in La Crosse. Complete obituary details will be announced. Audrey J. Doyle, 88, formerly of the Reedsburg area, passed away Friday Oct. 18, 2019, at the Benedictine Manor in La Crosse. Complete obituary details will be announced. View   Send Flowers

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    James Drea

    James Drea Cazenovia James R. Drea, 79, of Cazenovia, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the Pine Valley Health Care Center in Richland Center. A Mass of Christian Burial for James will be Celebrated Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 1:30 pm, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Germantown with Reverend Nathan Thainase, Pastor, as the Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Westford Township. Visitation will be on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 4 pm until concluding with a…

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    Michael Bauer

    Michael Bauer Reedsburg Michael F. Bauer, 53 of Reedsburg, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Colorado. In addition to his wife Lisa, he is survived by his children; Cameron (Olivia) Bauer, Trevor (Elaine Wood) Bauer and Manda (Bruce) Hansen, and a grandson Braxton.  He is further survived by his parents Leonard and Erma (Wells) Bauer, brothers and sisters; Steven Bauer of Cazenovia, Rodney, Roger, Elaine (Kenneth) Nockerts, Joyce (Tim) Templin, Sheila (Dennis) Pickel, Sharon Frey…

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    Bruce Brenner

    Bruce Brenner Reedsburg Bruce K. Brenner, 68, of Reedsburg, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Reedsburg Area Medical Center.  Memorial Services are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation will also be on Saturday, at the church from 10:00 am until the time of service. Complete obituary details will be announced. Bruce K. Brenner, 68, of Reedsburg, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Reedsburg Area Medic…

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    William Gregory

    William Gregory Reedsburg   William Thomas Gregory, age 89, of Reedsburg, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on April 6, 1930 in Rushville, Illinois, the son of Lloyd B. and Margaret A. (Parrotte) Gregory. He married the former Leona Keil. He had been a plant manager for Dow-Corning. William proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Bernard Gregory and a sister, Helen We…

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    Teodora Lopez

    Teodora Lopez Reedsburg Teodora Lopez, 57, of Reedsburg, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2019, at her residence. Teodora was born February 6, 1962 in Oaxaca city Mexico to Filadelfo and Elvia Celerina Lopez Santiago. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Teodora Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, at 1:00 pm.  The Reverend David Carrano, Pastor, will be the Celebrant.  Visitation will also be at church on Saturday from 11:00 am until the time …

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    William Cole

    William Cole Reedsburg William L. Cole, age 82, of Reedsburg, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 6, 2019. He was born on February 8, 1937, in Richland County, Wisconsin, the son of Stanley and Dorothy (Brandt) Cole. He grew up on a farm in rural Lime Ridge and enjoyed spending time with his brother and cousins during the summer. Bill was a graduate of Lime Ridge High School before serving his country in the United States Air Force. On April 23, 1960, he was united in marriage to Margar…

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    Laurelynn Brey

    Laurelynn Brey Reedsburg Laurelynn “Laurie” Brey, age 65, of Reedsburg, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg. A complete obituary and times of service will be posted when arrangements are finalized. Laurelynn “Laurie” Brey, age 65, of Reedsburg, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg. A… View   Send Flowers

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    Elizabeth VanWormer

    Elizabeth VanWormer Reedsburg   Elizabeth VanWormer, age 98, of Reedsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on March 31, 1921 in Richland County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth (Eckerman) Noel. She was a member of St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg and Ladies Aid and Golden Agers. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Irene Fisher; and brothers Virgil, Clarence, Fred and Willard Noel….

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    Dennis Olson

    Dennis Olson Edgerton/Reedsburg Dennis J. Olson, age 59, of Edgerton, formerly of Reedsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. There will be visitation from 4:00-6:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg.   A complete obituary will be posted soon.   Dennis J. Olson, age 59, of Edgerton, formerly of Reedsburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. There will be visitat…

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    Terry Rahn

    Terry Rahn Wisconsin Dells Terry Lee Rahn, age 67, of Wisconsin Dells, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019. He was born on April 15, 1952 in Waukesha, WI, the son of Robert Lee and Carol (Fritch) Rahn. Terry proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1970-1973. He was a classic car enthusiast who loved working on Ford Falcons.  He was also a big fan of stock car racing. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Bonnie Rahn. Terry was a loving father …

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    Luann Hoff

    Luann Hoff Reedsburg Luann M. Hoff, 64, of Reedsburg, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019. Luann was born January 2, 1955 in Reedsburg, to the late Chester and Joyce (Emery) Higgins. On November 4, 1978, she married Lawrence “Larry” Hoff.  He preceded her in death April 26, 2008. She was employed by the Reedsburg Area Medical Center in housekeeping and Dietary. Survivors include her step children: Kevin (Julie) Hoff, Lonnie Hoff, Ole Hoff; six grandchildren; her sister Bette (David)…

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    Michael Martin

    Michael Martin Reedsburg Michael A. Martin, age 76 of Reedsburg, WI passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on September 20th, 2019. He was born February 28th, 1943, in Reedsburg, WI to the late Kathleen Schultis. Michael served time in the Air Force and then retired from the local Ironworkers 383.  Michael enjoyed fishing, hunting, feeding wild animals, and garage sales. He was a very loving and caring person and will be missed by many. He is preceded in death by his wif…