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    Carol Schaeffer

    Carol June Schaeffer, age 77 of Wautoma passed away after a long battle with cancer on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Thedacare Hospital-Hospice, Berlin with her loving, caring husband by her side. Carol was born in Milwaukee on March 3, 1942 to Arnold and Ruth (Kees) Johnson. After high school she attended UW Milwaukee and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. She then worked for M&I Bank in Milwaukee. On August 17, 1963 she married her high school sweetheart, Patrick Schaeffer in…

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    Violet Wangerin

    Violet Viola Wangerin, age 94 of Wautoma, passed away  Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Heartland House in Wautoma. She was born in Bloomfield Township on March 19, 1925 to Henry and Alma (Scheibe) Lippert. She married LeRoy Wangerin on June 19, 1948 at Emmaus Evangelical Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi. Violet is survived by three daughters: Sharon (Rev. James) Aderman, Greenfield, Jean Retz, Wautoma, Judy (Randall) Pahl, Wisconsin Rapids; eight grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren;…

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    Robert Barnes

    Robert G. Barnes age 72 of Coloma passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Marshfield Medical Center, Marshfield. Private services will be held at a later date.

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    Joanne Carlson

    Joanne Louise Carlson, age 77 of Wautoma, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Juliette Manor, Berlin.  Joanne is survived by her husband: Marlin Carlson; daughter: Pamela (Jim Umbreit) Dorna; son: Jeffery Place; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11AM at Hope Lutheran Church, Wautoma. The family will greet relatives and friends at church on Saturday from 10AM until the time…

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    Ronald “Ron” Kercheck

    Ronald “Ron” Robert Kercheck, age 86 of Wautoma, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away on Friday February 7, 2020 at the Tomah VA Medical Center after a long battle with Mesothelioma Cancer. He was born in Milwaukee on December 11, 1933 to Robert and Catherine (Haese) Kercheck. After High School, Ron joined the U.S. Navy on May 6, 1957 and was a Submariner aboard the USS Darter, SS576 and was honorably discharged on May 5, 1961. He was a proud veteran. On March 19, 1960 he…

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    Bonnie Carlton

    Bonnie Sue Carlton, age 65 of Wautoma, died on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa. She was born on January 4, 1955 in Nashville, TN to Frank and Sarah (Wells) Wooten. She enjoyed Thrift Store Shopping and spending time with her family. Bonnie is survived by her children: Frank Ramsy, Harriett Choate, Tanya Devendorf; grandson: Julian Choate; other relatives and friends.  Private family services will be held at a later date.

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    Dean Weeks

      Dean Albert Weeks, age 80, of Hancock, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, January 28, 2020 at his home. He was born October 17, 1939 in Milwaukee, the son of Raymond and June (Burnett) Weeks. He married Sharon E. (Franzen) McClellan on January 22, 1993 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dean was a 1958 graduate of Riverside High School in Milwaukee. He served his country in Army National Guard. Dean was employed by  Chrysler Corp. for many years. He will be remembered as a hard-…

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    David Frederick

    David Edward Frederick, age 61, of Hancock, passed away peacefully Friday evening, January 24, 2020 at his home with his children by his side. He was born October 3, 1958 in Berlin, the son of Edward and Margaret (Turner) Frederick. David attended Tri-County High School in Plainfield and later served his country in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a drug and alcohol counselor for many years in Phoenix, Arizona. Later, he returned to the family home in Hancock and worked with area school…

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    Joseph Boquist

    Joseph O. Boquist, age 73, of Wautoma, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2020 at his home. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Leikness Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Wautoma. A complete obituary will appear when it becomes available.

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    Grace Hofer

    Grace Carlene Hofer, age 85 of Wild Rose died at her home on January 10, 2020. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

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    Daniel Baranyk

    Daniel H. Baranyk, age 78 of Wautoma, died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his home.  He was born on January 20, 1941 in Menomonee Falls to Howard and Stella (Kapke) Baranyk. In 1960 he joined the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1965 and he married the love of his life Bernice McKay on June 23, 1962 in Menomonee Falls. Through their lifetime together they managed to have four children, 13 grandchildren and 13great grandchildren (to date). Dan worked as a Police Officer for the…

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    Nolan Kelley

    Nolan B. Kelley, age 70, of Wautoma, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, December 31, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Wautoma. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma and on Friday at the Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. A complete obituary will appear when it becomes available.

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    Michael Krempp

    Michael J. Krempp, age 64, of Wild Rose passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019 at his home. He was born January 19, 1955 in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Albert and Virginia (Garwood) Krempp. Michael was employed as a truck driver. He is survived by three brothers, Albert Krempp, Colorado, Kenneth (Fay) Krempp, Redgranite, David (Judy) Krempp, Wautoma; one sister, Janice (Joe) Beckman, Wautoma. He is further survived by nieces and nephews. Private family services will be held.  

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    Jacqueline Ligman

    Jacqueline “Jackie” J. Ligman, age 86, of Wautoma passed away Sunday evening, December 22, 2019 at Markesan Resident Home. A complete obituary will appear when it becomes available.

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    Jerome Erdman

    Jerome Lee Erdman, age 53 of Wautoma died unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in Chicago. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced when they become available.

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    Ruth Smith

    Ruth Mae Smith, age 92 of Wild Rose left her family, who were by her side at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Neenah, to take her Lord and Saviors’ hand as he lead her Home on December 17, 2019. Ruth was born to Elery and Blanche (Simonson) Adams in the Town of Rose, Wisconsin on May 22, 1927. On December 29, 1945 she married her high school sweetheart, Frederick Smith with whom she shared 61 years until his death in 2007. She commented often how much she missed him. Together they…

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    Harlan Beutler

    Harlan A. Beutler, formerly of Richford, died Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Three Oaks Health Services in Marshfield, WI. He was born September 18, 1932 in the Town of Richford, the son of Albert and Bertha (Weiland) Beutler. Harlan married Diane M. Brose on April 21, 1956 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Richford. She preceded him in death on March 16, 2010. Harlan was a graduate of Wautoma High School and served in the U.S. Army. He and Diane farmed in the Town of Richford for many…

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    Gary Kloos

    Gary Lyle Kloos, age 62 of Neshkoro, died unexpectedly on Friday December 13, 2019 at UW Hospital in Madison. Gary was born in Morris, MN on September 8, 1957 to Howard and Helen (Stevenson) Kloos. After high school, Gary joined the U.S. Air Force, worked as an Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician and was honorably discharged in 1978. He then went to school to become an Avionics Technician. On July 26, 1980, Gary married Desiree DeMartelaere at Kongsvinger Lutheran Church, Donnelly,…

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    Neal Pasbrig

    Neal Edward Pasbrig, age 68, of Coloma, formerly of Hustisford, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, 2019 at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1951 in Hustisford, the son of Ralph and Helen (Plato) Pasbrig. He married Diane C. Umland on Sept. 9, 1972 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Horicon. Neal was a 1970 graduate of Dodgeland High School in Juneau. He was employed as a mechanic at Pilsner Motors in Juneau for four years then worked 44 years at LKQ formerly known as Hustisford…

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    Haven Weckwerth

    Haven Albert Weckwerth, age 95, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2019 at Rosemore Village, Wild Rose WI. He was born August 10, 1924 on a small farm in Germania WI to Albert and Gladys (Bradley) Weckwerth. Haven graduated from Neshkoro High School in 1942 and completed one semester of college at UW-Madison before enlisting in the US Army January 26, 1943. He met Anne Mae Maus while stationed at Ft Monmouth NJ and they married August 17, 1946. Upon leaving the Army, Haven returned to…

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    Brian Borgens

    Brian Keith Borgens, age 60 of Wautoma, died unexpectedly on Friday, December 6, 2019 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Appleton from complications a lifelong skin disorder. He was born January 16, 1959 in Milwaukee to James and Carol (Hoft) Borgens. After high school he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed at Ft. Lewis, WA as a cannon crewman and was honorably discharged in 1976. Brian worked as a truck driver for Weiland Trucking and then as an Owner/Operator Truck Driver. He enjoyed…

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    Theodore “Ted” Lewko

    Theodore “Ted” Joseph Lewko, age 51 of Coloma died unexpectedly on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Wm. S. Middleton VA Medical Center, Madison following his battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). Ted was born on May 4, 1968 in Racine. When Ted was 3, he moved to Coloma with his mother, Rosemarie. At age 12, Ted worked for Ely Acres until he was 18 and graduated from Westfield High School with the class of 1986. He then joined the U.S. Air Force serving from June 10, 1987 to July…

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    James Warren Sr.

      James Keith Warren Sr., age 43, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 27, 2019 after having a heart attack in Anderson, South Carolina. He was born September 13, 1976 in Wisconsin Rapids, the son of Keith R. and Cori L. (Stehling) Warren. He is survived by his fiancée, Leigh Renee Jaglarski;  his children, Michael Hurley, James K. Warren Jr., Kirstin Warren, Jaiden Bovee, and Gavin Warren; his mother, Cori L. (Roger) Podoll; grandmother, Beverly Grant; one…

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    Mary Ann Busse

    Mary Ann Busse, age 85, of Wautoma, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 26, 2019 at Heartland House in Wautoma. She was born Oct. 7, 1934 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Thomas and Marie (Kretz) Peplansky. She married Walter H. Busse on Oct. 11, 1958 in Chicago. Mary Ann and her husband resided in Chicago until moving to Amherst Junction in 1971. She was employed as an Accredited Record Technician at the former Iola Hospital & Nursing Home until her retirement. She moved to Wautoma in…