Obituaries

Earl Bennett Jr.


Veteran

August 26, 2016

Earl Bennett Jr. age 91 of Arena passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. He was born on April 18, 1925 in Dodgeville, WI the son of Earl and Mearle Bennett and grew up on the family farm. Earl served ...

Lyle C. Spangler

August 26, 2016

Lyle Cody Spangler, of Richland Center, died on Sunday, August 21, 2016, at the age of 24. Although his life was short, it was full in many ways. He was born on December 2, 1991, to Karen Fowell (then Karen Fowell-Spangler) and Gale Spangler. He was ...

Dorothy M. Foley

August 12, 2016

Dorothy M. Foley age 99 of Richland Center passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Pine Valley Community Village in Richland Center. She was born on June 9, 1917 in Richland County the daughter of Elgie and Ruby (Kintz) McCauley. Dorothy graduat...

William H. Crook


Veteran

August 8, 2016

William (Willie) Henry Crook passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at the age of 79. Willie was a man who loved hunting, fishing and most of all his family. Willie was born in Dodgeville, WI on December 4th, 1936 to his ...

Evangeline R. Haag

August 10, 2016

Evangeline “Van” Rosalia (Reuschlein) Haag of Plain died on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at the Sauk Prairie Hospital at the age of 97. She was born June 25, 1919 to William Reuschlein and Rose (Brechtl) Reuschlein. She attended St. Luke’s and S...

Linda "Jane" Sheafor

August 11, 2016

Linda “Jane” Sheafor, 70, of Janesville and formerly Milton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016, at her home. Jane was born in Richland center on March 9th, 1946, daughter of Donald J. “Don” and Letha (Farrell) Stafford. ...

Teddie J. Archer

July 22, 2016

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James W. Smith


Veteran

July 21, 2016

James W. “Jim” Smith age 67 of Arena passed unexpectedly on Monday, July 18, 2016 at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1949 the son of Laverne and Elaine (Richards) Smith in San Antonio, TX. He was married on October 13, 1973 to the former...

Virginia “Virgie” Fleming

August 19, 2016

Virginia “Virgie” Fleming of Spring Green passed away at the age of 88, on July 17, 2016. She was the first child of Leo and Lucy Kraemer of Plain, born February 20, 1928. She attended St. Luke’s Catholic School from elementary through high s...

Patrick A. Liegel

July 16, 2016

Patrick A. Liegel, 55, of Galena, IL formally of Spring Green, WI passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Patrick was born on March 21, 1961 at the Richland Center Hospital to Alois and Mary (Weidner) Liegel. Patrick Lived in Spring Green until he g...

Jerald J. Foley

July 13, 2016

Jerald “Jerry” J. Foley age 58 of Richland Center passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Jerry was born on March 19, 1958 the son of Stephen and Dorothy (McCauley) Foley in Richland Center. Jerry is survived by his mother Dorothy M...

Marcylene A. Stapleton

July 6, 2016

Marcylene A. Stapleton, age 84, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Spring Green surrounded by her loving family following a long illness. She was born November 9, 1931 in Plain, WI the daughter of Harold and Amanda...

Beau J. Solomon

July 13, 2016

Beau Jordan Solomon, age 19 of Spring Green, Wisconsin, died on July 1, 2016 in Rome Italy. Beau was born in Dodgeville, Wisconsin on November 29, 1996, the son of Nick and Jodi (Bussan) Solomon. Beau was an amazing son, brother, mentor and young man...

Terri L. Schultz

July 7, 2016

Terri L. Schultz age 45 of Janesville and formerly of Milton passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her residence. She was born on June 26, 1971 the daughter of William “Bill” and Jane (Stafford) Sheafor. Terri loved to laugh, h...

Ruth Reimann

July 23, 2016

Ruth A. Reimann, of Arena, entered into heaven peacefully on June 30, 2016 at the age of 86. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents Herman and Melba Reimann and sister-in-law Marjory Reimann. She is survived by a brother Harold (Nancy) Reimann, nep...

Ernest H. Floerke


Veteran

July 1, 2016

ERNEST H. FLOERKE, age 89 of Plain, WI, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend died on June 25, 2016.Ernest was born on June 3, 1927 at Platteville, WI, son of Ernest and Dorothea (Nohns) Floerke. He gradua...

Harold H. Ziebarth


Veteran

July 1, 2016

Harold H. Ziebarth age 94 of Arena and formerly of Avoca, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. He was born on May10, 1922 in Avoca the son of Herman and Leone (Richter) Ziebart...

Dennis J. Haas


Veteran

June 23, 2016

Dennis J. Haas, age 55, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Dennis was born March 3, 1961 to LaVerne and Luella (Bauer) Haas. He graduated from River Valley High School in 1979. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the military;...

Rudy A Laubmeier


Veteran

June 22, 2016

Rudy A. Laubmeier of Plain passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Agrace Hospice Care with family by his bedside. Rudy was born on January 8, 1947 to Anthony and Mildred (Feiner) Laubmeier and grew up on the family farm. He married the former Lu...

Irene M. Yanke

June 16, 2016

Irene M. Yanke age 88 of Plain entered into eternal peace on Monday, June 13, 2016 at the Maplewood Nursing Home. She was born on February 27, 1928 in Honey Creek Township the daughter of Walter and Mary (Aaron) Liegel. Irene was married on October...

Lawrence H. Gethings


Veteran

June 18, 2016

Lawrence H. “Larry” Gethings age 86 Richland Center passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Schmitt Woodland Hills. He was born on February 4, 1930 the son of Edwin and Florence (Williamson) Gethings in Crawford County, WI. Larry served in the ...

Leslie W Palmer


Veteran

June 17, 2016

Leslie “Les” William Palmer of Plain Wisconsin, age 92, passed away at Agrace Hospice Care on June 5, 2016. Les currently resided in Sun City West Arizona; he was home in Wisconsin visiting family. Les was born to William and Maude Palmer on Jan...

Hugh H. Weber

June 7, 2016

Viroqua/Spring Green Hugh Weber, of Viroqua and recently Spring Green, passed away June 2, 2016. He was born July 1, 1927 to Harold and Nellie (Chapman) Weber and lived most of his life in Vernon County where he farmed many years on the home farm ...

Robert "Doug" Honer


Veteran

June 3, 2016

Robert “Doug” Honer age 70 of Plain passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison following an extended illness. He was born on January 29, 1946 in Richland County the son of Robert and Gladys (Hoffset) Hone...

John L. Forseth

June 11, 2016

John Louis Forseth, age 75, of Arena, made his highest climb on May 28th, 2016, when he lost his 25 year battle to prostate cancer. John was a big game hunter who hunted the mountains of North America. He was most proud of bagging the “grand slam...