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MADISON—Corrine Ann Faliski, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at the age of 82. She was born on Oct. 17, 1936, in Ashland, Wis., to Carl and Hazel (Strom) Bloomquist. Corrine married Thomas John Faliski on Aug. 23, 1958. They made a home together on the near west side of Ma…

REEDSBURG—Lynette L. Hillman, age 86, of Reedsburg, passed away peacefully at home in Reedsburg, on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.

PRAIRIE DU SAC—Doris E. Hosig, age 97, of Prairie du Sac, passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. She was born Dec. 4, 1920, at the home farm in Harrisburg, Town of Troy, to the late Roland and Meta (Adam) Schaefer. She graduated from Prairie du Sac High School in…

WISCONSIN DELLS—Sharon E. Lake passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at the age of 82, in Sun Prairie.

NORTH FREEDOM—Nancy R. Larson, 73, of North Freedom, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg. Nancy was born on June 16, 1945, in Boscobel, the daughter of Herbert and Mary (Broadbent) Zinck.

SUN PRAIRIE—Robert R. “Bob” Pagel, age 92, died on Oct. 20, 2018, at New Perspectives Senior Living in Sun Prairie. A full obituary will appear in Thursday’s paper.

NEW GLARUS / BLANCHARDVILLE—George Torkelson, age 96 of The New Glarus Home, formerly of Blanchardville, died on Sunday evening, Oct. 21, 2018, at The New Glarus Home, surrounded by his family. He was born on Nov. 22, 1921. He went to school in Argyle. He married Lenora Watkins on Jan. 13, 1…

SAUK CITY—Edwin M. Breunig, age 93, of Sauk City, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. He was born on Aug. 19, 1925, to Conrad and Marcella (Pulvermacher) Breunig.

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MADISON—Robert J. “Badger Bob” Deering, age 90, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at Agrace HospiceCare. He was born in Madison on Sept. 28, 1928, to Carl and Marvel (Ring) Deering. Bob graduated from Central High School in 1946, where he participated in football and track and…

MINERAL POINT—Nancy L. Graber, age 85, of Mineral Point, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on March 1, 1933, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Dodgeville. She was the fourth child of Ernest and Nora (Schaaf) Graber.

MOUNT HOREB—Colleen Burns Theobald, age 53, passed away at home on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.

MADISON—Evelyn M. Anderson, 95, passed away peacefully at her home on Oct. 18, 2018. Evelyn was born on July 8, 1923, in Wilton, Wis., to Adolph and Matilda (Schendel) Gruen.

OREGON—Russell S. Anderson, age 76, of Oregon, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Agrace HospiceCare. He was born on March 13, 1942, in Madison, Wis., the son of Stanley and Frances (Jones) Anderson. Russell graduated from Oregon High School and attended college at UW-Platteville. Ru…

COTTAGE GROVE—Lucinda “Cindy” Brockert, 58, of Cottage Grove, Wis., passed away quietly on Oct. 18, 2018, due to complications of kidney failure and other diseases. Cindy was born Oct. 21, 1959, the first child of Dwight O. Brockert Jr. and Paula Jane Newcomb.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Iola Keller Brown passed away on Oct. 16, 2018, at the age of 98. She was born in Bloomville, Ohio, on Sept. 6, 1920. Following her graduation in 1941 from Ohio State University, with a B.S. in Home Economics, she taught in Columbus, Ohio, where she also supervised student …

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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.

Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, a college football star, member of the NFL Hall of Fame and a longtime athletic director at the University of Wisconsin, died early this morning in Madison of natural causes. He was 80.