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SUN PRAIRIE—Edward J. Allen, age 69, went home to the Lord, after a nine month battle with cancer, on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon, on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 North Sherman Ave., Madison, with Pastor Alan McCormick presiding. A v…

MADISON—Andrew “Andy” Balch, age 55, of Madison, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Agrace HospiceCare. He was born on April 5, 1963, in Madison, the son of James and Arlene (Carstens) Balch. Andy attended Edgewood High School. He married Robin Vogt on May 2, 1992.

WAUNAKEE—Cyril Victor “Buck” Bohne, age 78, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. He was born on Feb. 5, 1940, in Madison, Wis., to Cyril John and Lillian Ann (Moreau) Bohne. He attended St. Bernard’s Grade School and graduated from Edgewood High School in 1959. He loved sports and was first team al…

ROXBURY / PRAIRIE DU SAC—Mary B. Breunig, age 93, passed away Nov. 11, 2018, at The Pines Assisted Living, in Prairie du Sac. A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, in Sauk City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a…

MUSCODA—Lois M. Cole, age 94, of Muscoda, died on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Schmitt Woodland Hills in Richland Center. Lois was born on April 26, 1924 in Muscoda, daughter of John Lemuel and Nellie Wilma (Collard) Miller. After graduating from Muscoda High School, she worked for the M. B. …

MADISON—Margery K. (Schocker) Dittmer, age 79, passed away peacefully on Nov. 10, 2018. She was born on Oct. 10, 1939, in Austin, Minn. She attended Lowell Grade School and graduated from East High School in 1958. Margery was employed by FDIC in Madison, Wis. and Kansas City, Mo. for 30 year…

MADISON—Mary Claire Esbeck (nee Clark) brightened a world filled with her family, friends and friends she simply had not yet met. She lived with kindness, grace, strength and beauty. Mary Claire was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, loyal friend, and compassionate volunteer.

MARXVILLE—Carl H. Evert Jr., age 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Marxville surrounded by his family on Nov. 10, 2018. He was born in Madison on Nov. 28, 1937, to the late Carl H. and Dorothy (Young) Evert Sr. Carl graduated from Mazomanie High School; class of 1955. Following high …

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MIDDLETON—Jo Jeanne Frisch, age 71, of Middleton, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, with her friends and family by her side. She was born on March 23, 1947, in Beaver Dam, the daughter of Ernest and Evelyn (Herr) McQueen. Jo graduated from Middleton High School a …

POYNETTE—David R. Gehin, age 80, passed away at St. Mary’s SSM Health in Madison on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. David was born on March 21, 1938, in Poynette, the son of Edward and Irene (Smithke) Gehin. He married Gale Baker on Nov. 22, 1966, in Rockford, Ill.

MADISON / PORTAGE—On Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, Lori S. (Wind) Harper left this earthly life surrounded by love. Her beloved family whom lifted her skyward include, her life partner, Dick Suehring of Portage; son, Kevin (Renee) Harper and grandchildren, Noah and Ella of San Marcos, Calif.; son,…

VERONA—Dorothy V. (Jackson) Hyde, age 84, devoted wife and mother, was taken unexpectedly from her earthly life, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at UW Hospital in Madison. She was born at home, on Oct. 6, 1934, in Lafayette County, to Foster and Gladys Jackson.

MCFARLAND—Carolyn Sue Long, age 71, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. Memorial services will be held on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME in McFarland. A full obituary will follow. Please share your memories of Carolyn at www.CressFuneralSer…

STOUGHTON—Darrell Lavern March, age 69, passed away peacefully at his home, Nov. 10, 2018, after a short battle with ALS. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy, Marines and Army, retiring from the 132nd Forward Support Battalion in 2000. A man with a strong work ethic, he continued working at U…

STOUGHTON—Marilyn K. (Hopkins) Moy, age 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Stoughton Hospital. She was born in Brooklyn on March 31, 1936, the daughter of Earl and Elizabeth (Jones) Hopkins. Marilyn married John Moy on Aug. 22, 1956. Together they raised four children, D…

GREEN LAKE—Dr. Gustave Charles Erich “Gus” Mueller passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the age of 86. Born in Princeton, Wis. on April 3, 1932, he was the third child of Dr. Gustav and Edith (Schoenberg) Mueller. Formerly the school’s band mascot, Gus graduated from P…

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Passed of the Past

Drawn from the archives of the Capital Times and Wisconsin State Journal, this feature focuses on individuals who made an impact on Madison and Dane County.

VIOLA—Virginia Ann Mullendore, age 84, of Viola, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Soldiers Grove Nursing Home.

STOUGHTON—Vicky L. Olson, age 69, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. She loved birds, especially cardinals, working crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and reading books. Most of all, she was a very special and loving wife, mother, grandma, sister and aunt.

CROSS PLAINS—Berdina Padrutt, age 95 of Cross Plains, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Girlie’s Manor in Cross Plains. She was born to Erich and Pauline (Steinberg) Schoenherr on July 18, 1923, in the small community of Globe in central Wisconsin. She was the seventh child born to …

BARABOO / MAUSTON—Collene (nee Wilson) Ringstad, age 56 of Mauston, formerly of Baraboo, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at her residence.

MIDDLETON—John C. Thideman, age 63, passed away following a lengthy illness on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at his home. He was born on May 4, 1955, in Rice Lake, the son of Carl G. and Marlene (Ludwig) Thideman.

MIDDLETON—Mary Jane Vosen, age 84, of Middleton, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at her home. She was born on March 23, 1934, the daughter of Mathias and Anna (Kalscheur) Ziegler. She married Delven Vosen on June 24, 1952, at St. Peters Catholic Church in Ashton.

STOUGHTON—Brenda L. Warren, age 76, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Memorial services will be held on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at COVENANT LUTHERAN CHURCH in Stoughton. A full obituary will appear on Sunday. Please share your memories of Brenda at www.CressFuneralService.com.