Obituaries

Stephen C. Swiggum


Veteran

December 6, 2014

Stephen Carl Swiggum age 60 of Gays Mills, WI passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 9, 1953 to Rheo and Lois (Wagner) Swiggum in Viroqua, WI. He grew up in Soldiers Grove, WI, and g...

Boris Rubio

November 26, 2014

Boris Rubio age 34 of Hillpoint, passed away November 22nd, 2014 as a result of a vehicle accident.  A visitation/service will be held at the Richardson-Stafford Funeral home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 from 9 AM - 1 PM....

Jane B. Miller

November 25, 2014

Jane Bann Miller age 96 of Richland Center passed away peacefully on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Four Winds Manor in Verona, WI. She was born on November 10, 1918 to William and Ethel (Wicker) Bann. Jane married the late John Miller on August 23, 19...

Phillip Roberts


Veteran

November 20, 2014

Phillip R. Roberts age 92 of Richland Center, WI passed away on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Pine Valley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on January 6, 1922 to Kennard and Ruth (Wolff) Roberts in Evansville, WI. Phillip served in t...

LaVerne Graves


Veteran

November 19, 2014

LaVerne Orville Graves passed away at home on 11/19/2014. He was born in Dane County, WI the son of George and Nora Graves. He married the love of his live, Bonnie Burkhalter, on August 10, 1974.  He served his country as a private first class durin...

Rita R. Weitzel

November 13, 2014

Rita Rosemary Weitzel age 93 of Richland Center passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Schmitt Woodland Hills. She was born on May 17, 1921 to Richard and Clara (Faber) Gassen.  On February 12, 1944 Rita married John Weitzel of Bear V...

Ralph A. Louis


Veteran

November 4, 2014

Ralph A. Louis age 90 of Richland Center passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Pine Valley Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on February 25, 1924 in Pembine, WI the son of William and Ethel (Thompson) Louis. Ralph ...

Donald J. Crary

November 1, 2014

Donald John Crary age 94 of Richland Center passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Pine Valley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Lafayette County the son of Albert and Mary (Endres) Crary on August 9, 1920.  He spent his chil...

Dwaine C. Schmitt

October 28, 2014

Dwaine C. Schmitt age 62 of Plain passed away unexpectedly on October 21, 2014, at the Sauk Prairie Healthcare. He was born on September 17, 1952 the son of Clifford “C.J.” and Cleo (Simonson) Schmitt.  Dwaine was a member of St. Luke’s Cathol...

Charles J. Lasse

October 27, 2014

Charles J. Lasse age 80 of Hillpoint passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison following a brief illness. He was born on April 8, 1934 the son of Arthur and Margaret (Crapser) Lasse.  He was married on October 20,...

Richard L. Brown, Sr.

October 25, 2014

Richard L. Brown Sr., age 68 of Richland Center, passed away October 17, 2014 at Pine Valley Manor. He was born on January 25, 1946 in Elliotsville, Kentucky, the son of Scott Brown and Freida (Beair) Knoble. He was married on February 11, 1967 to Be...

Maryann Boerste

October 17, 2014

Maryann Boerste, age 76 of Spring Green went home to be with her Lord and Savior,  on October 14, 2014,  following an extended illness.  She was born on August 15, 1938 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Raymond and Marian Kluge.  She was married on ...

Ralph J. Parish

October 13, 2014

Ralph J. Parish age 80 of Muscoda passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Bloomfield Manor in Dodgeville. He was born on January 18, 1934 in Basswood, WI the son of Melvin and Hazel (Miller) Parish.  Ralph was married on June 12, 1960 to the ...

Elaine C. Pletzer

October 10, 2014

Elaine C. Pletzer age 85 of Spring Green passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Bloomfield Care & Rehabilitation Center in Dodgeville. She was born on May 14, 1929 in Plain, WI the daughter of Harold and Amanda Mickle.  Elaine was married...

Dorothy M. Crapser

October 7, 2014

Dorothy Marie Crapser age 97 of Richland Center passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Pine Valley Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on May 1, 1917 the daughter of Lawrence and Ella (Austin) Kidd and was raised on a farm ...

William "Bill" Nelson


Veteran

October 3, 2014

William C. “Bill” Nelson age 81 of Spring Green passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 28, 2014. He was born on April 10, 1933 in Dodgeville, WI the son of Henry and Ethel (Love) Nelson.  He was married on September 16, 1967 to the former...

Pauline M. Lins

October 3, 2014

Pauline M. Lins age 75 of Spring Green passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by her family on Monday, September 29, 2014 following an extended illness. She was born on June 24, 1939 in Lone Rock, WI the daughter of Cornelius and Mary (Thiba...

Jerome A Nachreiner

September 26, 2014

Jerome A. Nachreiner, 87, of Plain, passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with diabetes and related complications.  He was born in Plain, Wisconsin on January 17, 1927, to Rudolph and Rose (Heiser) Nachreiner....

Florence M Schluter

September 25, 2014

Florence M. Schluter, age 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 19, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Plain, WI on September 9, 1927 the daughter of Alphons and Mary (Frank) Kraemer and married Bill Schluter on July 13,...

Bonnie L. Drone

September 23, 2014

Bonita L. “Bonnie” Drone age 68 passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on February 1, 1946 in Plain the daughter of Herman and Lucille (Gruber) Brey.  Bonnie was married on June...

Lorraine I. Fredrick

September 20, 2014

Lorraine I. Fredrick age 93 of Spring Green passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 15, 2014 at her residence. She was born on November 14, 1920 the daughter of Frederick and Anna (Kyvik) Kaiser in Milwaukee, WI.  Lorraine was married on Novem...

Walter E. Southard


Veteran

September 18, 2014

Walter Eugene Southard, age 85 of Blue River passed away Friday, September 12, 2014 at Greenway Manor in Spring Green, WI with his family by his side. Walter was born on June 20, 1929 to Eber and Ona Southard in New Bedford, IL. He was an Army Vetera...

Genevieve A. Olson

September 6, 2014

Another angel, Genevieve “Gen” A. Olson was called to everlasting life on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.  She was born on January 1, 1930 to Nathaniel and Leona (Reuter) Moore.  Gen graduated from Lone Rock High and the Richland County Normal Scho...

Rita G. Frank

August 21, 2014

Rita G. Frank age 91 of Plain passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Greenway Manor Nursing Home in Spring Green.  She was born on April 21, 1923 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI the daughter of Frederick and Pauline (Bushmaker) Fischer.  Rita was ...

Logan R. Heiser

August 17, 2014

Logan Roman Heiser passed away on August 8, 2014 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident on August 4th 2014. He was born May 29, 1996 to Steve and Diane (Luther) Heiser. Logan was a very loving, compassionate, wonderful young man. He had ...