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    Norma J. Herbrand

    Norma Jeanette Herbrand (nee Johnson) died Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Kensington Care and Rehab Center at the age of 86. She was born on August 2, 1932, in West Allis to father John and mother Thelma (nee Gustafsson) Johnson. Norma married George E. Herbrand on June 11, 1955 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church; he preceded her in death on November 30, 2011. She was Salutatorian of West Allis Central High School in 1950 and graduated from Carroll College in 1954 with a B.A. in History. She led a life of purpose. Her commitment to education, learning and service to others was lived through her family and faith. She is…

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    Kenneth W. Fox

    Kenneth W. Fox a longtime Waukesha resident died on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Kensington Care at the age of 61. Services are pending.

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    Judith "Judy" Lynn Matheson

    Age 85, of Janesville, passed away peacefully on October 1. Survived by son Paul (Joel), daughter Laurie (Kevin), daughter Lynn (Terry), grandchildren Steve, Curt, Maddie, Bethany (John), Dylan and Rebecca (Chris), great grandchildren Ellia and Henry and many dear friends. Preceded in death by her husband William, parents Walter and Mary, brother Stuart and sister-in-law Kaye. Fun-loving and always ready with a smile, Judy found joy foremost in her family and friends. She engaged in a full social calendar, from bowling trips and golf outings in her younger days to singing with the Daylilies, playing cards, dice and cribbage and attending stage shows with the “Fireside Five” in recent years.…

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    Mary Lamp

    Mary Lamp of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the age of 68. Services are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

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    Doris Neumann

    Doris Neumann of Crandon, WI, formerly of Waukesha died on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the age of 100. Services are pending and a complete obituary will follow.

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    Maria Trinidad Ocampo

    Maria Trinidad Ocampo of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Friday, September 28, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family at the age of 75. She was born in Buenavista de Cuellar, Guerrero, Mexico on June 20, 1943, the daughter of Dimas and Dolores (nee Botello) Arizmendi. Maria married the love of her life, Miguel, in their hometown in 1966 and soon after, they moved to Waukesha. Miguel preceded her in death on March 4, 2008. Maria was a woman of strong faith, a devout Catholic and longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was extremely proud of her Mexican heritage, instilling the values, culture, and Spanish language in…

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    Karen J. Vetta

    Karen J. Vetta (nee Anderson) of Pewaukee died peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 after a 16-year courageous battle with ovarian cancer at the age of 79. She was born on Sept 8, 1939 in Milwaukee to the late Walter & Hazel (Roy) Anderson. Karen grew up in Marinette, WI and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School. She moved to Waukesha in 1958 and was married to Anthony Vetta in 1959, they were divorced in 1991. Karen worked for St. Mary’s Parish in Waukesha for 8 years, Tekra Corp in New Berlin for 17 years and retired from Growth Design Corp…

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    Daniel L. Smith

    Daniel L. Smith of Waukesha passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at his residence at the age of 58. He was born in Waukesha on January 3, 1960 the son of Roy and Ethel (nee Close) Smith. He is survived by his brothers, Martin (Linda) Smith of Watertown, Floyd Smith of Maryland and Michael (Pat) Smith of Waukesha, his sister Phyllis (Vern) Lembke of Eagle along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Lawrence (Debby) Smith. Private services will be held.

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    Anne Stoll

    Passed away peacefully on September 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family, where she entered into the presence of the Lord. Anne was preceded in death by her loving husband, Thomas V., her sons Thomas G. and William E.; her parents Joseph and Karoline (nee Kadula), siblings Joseph, John, Mary, Lizzie, Josephine and Caroline; daughter-in-law Cheryl Stoll and grandson-in-law Darryl Wyatt; sisters-in-law Sr. Ara Coeli SSND and Sr. Marie Gabriel SSND; brothers-in-law Msgr George A., Ssgt Edward J, and Rev. Jerry Stoll. She leaves behind a legacy of love: daughter-in-law Linda, her children Patrice (Louis) Savaglio, Rick (Grace) and Don (Mary Jo) and; 17 grandchildren; Sean, Tom (Shelly), Jenny Martin,…

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    Charles "Chief" Kellogg

    Charles D. “Chief” Kellogg, formerly of New London, of Waukesha, died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 88. He was born on November 18, 1929, in New London, the son of Chauncey and Edna (nee Olson) Kellogg. He was a graduate of Washington High School and received his bachelor’s at the Wisconsin State Teacher’s College, now UW Stevens Point, and his conservation education at Stevens Point. He taught in Pewaukee, was the principal at Newbold Grade School in Rhinelander and then taught 7th grade math and science at Elmbrook Middle School. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, skiing and spending time with his family and friends. He…

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    John C. Atkinson

    John C. Atkinson a lifelong Waukesha resident passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born in Waukesha on June 14, 1933 the son of Leslie “Les” and Hazel (nee Vrooman) Atkinson. John was a 1951 graduate of Waukesha High School and 1955 graduate of Carroll College where he was a member of the Beta Pi Epsilon Fraternity. John was a great athlete, having played volleyball, football and baseball through high school and college. On August 13, 1955 he married his beloved wife Nancy (nee Stessl) Atkinson in Eagle and together they were members of St. Mary Catholic Church. John was the proud president…

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    Diana Acevedo

    Diana Acevedo of Waukesha passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Froedtert Hospital at the age of 20. Visitation will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Bridge Church (1314 S. Grand Ave. Waukesha, WI 53186) from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.

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    Mary Valentine Jacob

    Mary Valentine Jacob peacefully left us on September 11, 2018 at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 89. Mary was born on February 14, 1929 in Chicago IL, the daughter of Mary and James Fontana. Mary will be deeply missed by her loving husband, David Jacob, their children, Debbie Jones (Bob) of Waukesha, WI, David Jacob (John Kannenberg) of Milwaukee, WI, Cheryl Butendorf (Bob) of Oconomowoc, WI, and Randi Jacob Bellios (Nick) of Evanston, IL. Mary was an amazing mother, fun loving grandmother and great grandmother. Mary met Dave when they both lived and worked in Chicago and their 68th anniversary would be September 16th of this year. Mary was…

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    Stanley P. Catarozoli

    Stanley P. Catarozoli, a lifelong Waukesha resident, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the age of 93. He was born on September 7, 1925 to Anthony and Filomenia (nee: Marchillo) Catarozoli. Stanley, a World War II Veteran, proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and flew 35 missions as an aerial gunner. He was a member of the American Legion D.J. Martin Post #8 and in 2008 he took the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight. He worked many years as a carpenter. Stanley was a devoted husband to Georgia G. (nee Rappis) for 72 years, she preceded him in death on December 3, 2017. Left to cherish…

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    Juan M. Diaz

    Juan Manuel Diaz, of Waukesha, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 38. He was born on December 6, 1979 in Guadalajara, Mexico, the son of Urbano Diaz Hernandez and Ma Graciela Nuno Cruz. He was a member of St. William Catholic Church. He loved woodworking, making furniture, fishing, dancing, cooking, the outdoors and camping. For many years he worked as a painter for Franklin Painting. He will be remembered for his beautiful singing voice. He will be sadly missed by his significant other and best friend Yvonne Ramos; sons Michelle and Juan Daniel, and daughter Jasmine; siblings Pedro, Sandra Ivetto (Roberto), Maria Luisa (Eduardo),…

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    Severo G. Mendez

    Severo G. Mendez of Waukesha passed away and was reunited with his wife Elvira on Friday, September 7, 2018 surrounded by the love of his family at the age of 94. He was born in Texas on January 31, 1924 the son of Jose and Juanita (nee Guerrero) Mendez. In 1947 he married his wife of over 70 years, Elvira (Lopez) in Mexico; she recently preceded him in death on July 25, 2018. Severo was a hard-worker and worked for International Harvester for more that 35 years. One of Severo’s greatest joys was dancing with his beloved wife. He will be sadly missed by his proud and loving children: John…

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    Norman "Norm" L. Zimdars

    Norman “Norm” L. Zimdars a longtime Waukesha resident and retired deputy sheriff passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 following a brief illness surrounded by his family at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 77. He was born in Milwaukee on July 3, 1941 the son of Robert and Lorene (nee Gillard) Zimdars. Upon graduation from high school, Norm proudly served his country in the United States Army Military Police. He went on to have a highly respected career as a deputy sheriff for Waukesha County for over 40 years, retiring in 2005. On September 3, 1995 he married his wife Barbara (nee Jarmuz). Norm enjoyed nature and loved being…

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    James "Jim" L. Congdon Sr.

    James “Jim” L. Congdon Sr. of Waukesha passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at AngelsGrace Hospice following a short battle with cancer on Monday, September 3, 2018 at the age of 89. He was born in Burlington, WI on October 23, 1928 the son of Virgil and Lurena (nee Jose) Congdon. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy serving on the USS Hampton (APA-115) and USS San Carlos (AVP-51) and earned the WWII Victory Medal. On November 17, 1951 he married the former Esther Davis in Dubuque, IA. Jim worked for 45 years at Waukesha Engine and was a member of the Waukesha Engine Old Timers…

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    Janet B. Kuhne

    Janet Kuhne, of New Berlin, found peace on Monday, September 3, 2018 at Elmbrook Hospital at the age of 93. She was born on August 11, 1925, in Funkley, MN, the daughter of Arthur and Anna (nee Anderson) Bowman. She was a graduate of St. John’s Nursing School in Fargo, ND and received her bachelor’s degree in 1947 from the University of Colorado in Physical Therapy. She had been the director of Physical Therapy at Sacred Heart and St. Anthony Hospitals, retiring in 1987. On December 27, 1952 she married Moritz “Harold” Kuhne at Trinity Episcopal Church in Prescott, AZ. Janet was a longtime member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church,…

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    Terry W. Brown

    Terry W. Brown, 64, died Friday August 31, 2018 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born July 19, 1954. Per his wishes no funeral services will be held.

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    Amos Junior Hartley

    It is with great sadness that the family of Amos Junior Hartley announce his passing on August 31, 2018 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 65. Amos was born on January 22, 1953, in Waukesha, the son of Amos Ralph and Minta Mae (nee Harris). On September 4, 1982 he married the former Patricia Kopshinsky in Waukesha. He worked as a truck driver for 40 years, working for Cretex Midwest, Lefebvre and County Materials. He was well known for his love of cooking and canning. He loved spending time outdoors, gardening, hunting, camping and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Patricia, along with their…

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    Lois J. Tanis

    Lois J. Tanis of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Hartland Terrace at the age of 92. She was born on June 24, 1926 in Indianapolis, IN the daughter of Clyde and Mary Ellen (nee Mossman) Scott. On October 5, 1946 she married Charles “Chuck” Tanis, Jr in Homewood, IL; he preceded her in death on September 16, 2010. Lois was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church for over 45 years. She enjoyed playing in three bridge clubs and was a member of the LOBS Club. She will be sadly missed by her children, Barbara Tanis of Menomonee Falls and her children Annie and the…

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    Donna J. Scharnott

    Donna J. Scharnott of Waukesha died on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Seasons Hospice at the age of 48, following a 3 ½ year courageous battle with Stage 4 breast cancer. She was born in Waukesha on October 12, 1969 the daughter of Donald and Leona (nee Thomas) McDermott. Donna was a kind and loving person who proudly supported Veterans and the Wounded Warriors. Despite having cancer, she maintained a positive attitude and was always lifting-up the spirits and helping others in the cancer center. She was a loving mother and will sadly missed by her son, David Scharnott of Waukesha, her fiancée Dave Goratowski of Waukesha, her four-legged companion,…

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    Marian G. Salter

    Marian G. Salter of Waukesha passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the age of 99. She was born in Waukesha on October 12, 1918 the only child of Rollin and Theresa (nee Frank) Schley. Almost all of Marian’s life was spent in Waukesha and she lived through much of the city’s history. She grew up in a neighborhood where her childhood friend was Les Paul. At a young age, she started working for the Dr. Roberts Company in Waukesha and later became his step-daughter when he and her mother married. She lived through much of the drama firsthand of what was then the life…

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    Ella "Lou" Gulrud

    Ella “Lou” (Sanner) Gulrud, A longtime Waukesha resident, died on Saturday August 18, 2018 at Seasons Hospice at the age of 88. She was born in Spencer WI on October 21, 1929 the daughter of Ira and Ola Sanner (nee Birkhead). On August 25, 1951 she married Orville J. Gulrud. Ella earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and sought her Master’s degree in Library Science from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She was a wife and mother of 5 until her youngest started 1st grade then opened her own preschool at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church for 7 years. She taught as a…

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    Kristin "Krisy" M. Ruethling

    Kristin “Krisy” M. Ruethling (nee Edenharder) of Waukesha passed away peacefully into Eternal Life at AngelsGrace Hospice on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the age of 42. She was born in Waukesha on May 27, 1976 the daughter of George and Joan (nee Hayes) Edenharder. Krisy attended Waukesha North High School and then graduated in 1994 as part of the first graduating class of Waukesha West High School. She went on to earn her bachelor’s degree from Carroll College and her master’s degree in teaching from Mount Mary University. On July 11, 2009 she married her beloved husband, Eric Ruethling at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Genesee Depot. As a…