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Saturday, December 08, 2018

MADISON / FRIENDSHIP—Sharon K. Kuhnau, age 69, of Friendship, Wis., peacefully passed away surrounded by family, on Nov. 25, 2018, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. For online condolences please visit www.rosmanfuneralhome.com.

MADISON—Annette M. Loniello, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Belmont Nursing Home, surrounded by family. She was born on Nov. 8, 1955, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Emmanuel and Geraldine (Troia) Loniello. She met the love of her life, Raul E. Castro in 1991.

MIDDLETON—Matthew P. Lund, age 54, of Middleton, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at UW Hospital. He was born on July 15, 1964, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Donald and Patricia (Tracy) Lund. Matt graduated from Stoughton High School and following high school, served as a diver in the U.…

APPLETON—Doris Mae Madden of Appleton and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2018, at the age of 88, surrounded by her family. She was born on Aug. 7, 1930, in Madison, the daughter of Clara (Sachs) and Ambrose Schlimgen. She attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and School…

BELLEVILLE—James B. Magrone, aged 70, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at his home in Belleville. Jim was born on June 29, 1948. Shortly after graduating from Berwick High School, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving bravely in the Vietnam War. He then graduated from Mankato State Un…

MADISON / MOUNT HOREB—Last year on Oct. 9, 2017, William “Bill” Meythaler passed away from C.O.P.D. at St. Mary’s Hospital, where he was born 71 years ago. Save for his last ten years, when he lived in Mount Horeb, Bill was a lifelong resident of Madison, graduating from Randall School, West…

MADISON—Rolland D. “Rollie” Pollock sailed into his last sunset at the age of 80, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he worked 40 years at the U.S. Postal Service and celebrated 50 years of marriage last May. Rollie was a loving husband and father. He took special joy…

SUN PRAIRIE—Cleotha M. “Cleo” Smith, age 87, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Sun Prairie. She was born on Oct. 11, 1931, in Sun Prairie to Mark and Frieda (Breunig) Haberman. She married Robert Smith on Oct. 28, 1950, at Sacred Hearts Church in Sun Prairie.

MADISON—Patricia Ann Stone, age 80, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. Arrangements are pending.

SUN PRAIRIE—Norman “Doug” Sveum, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, with family by his side. Doug was born May 11, 1941, on the farm he called the Old Johnson Place, in Springdale Township near Black Earth. He was the firstborn son of Norman and Endelien (Swingen) Sveum. He grad…

PORTAGE—William “Bruce” Turnbull passed peacefully at home on Dec. 1, 2018, with his wife, Rhonda, by his side. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., the eldest son of Gerald and MaryJane (Beck) Turnbull. Bruce graduated from Monona Grove High School and attended University of Wisconsin-Madison. H…

PRAIRIE DU SAC—On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, our Lord saw that Marlys Taylor Yurowski was tired and guided her home to Him. Born Friday, Jan. 13, 1933, in the Township of Honey Creek, Sauk County, the daughter of Vernon Taylor and Edna (Fuchs) Taylor. Marlys attended a one room school in Hillp…

Friday, December 07, 2018

MOUNT HOREB—Jonathan William Marsh departed this world unexpectedly on Nov. 26, 2018, at the age of 22 years. Loving son, of Jonathon and Kathleen (nee Zortz) Marsh; dear brother, of Renee (Mark) Neary of Butte, Mont.; April (Ryan) Egan of Butte, Mont.; Lindsay (Stephan) Lewis and Diana Bros…

DODGEVILLE—Hannah Marie Thomas, age 35, of Dodgeville passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, peacefully at home with her family at her side. She was a strong warrior who fought a courageous battle with cancer since the age of six.

MCFARLAND—Sharon Jeanne Urbanowski, age 67, of McFarland, and formerly of Janesville, died on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Oakwood Hebron Oaks Skilled Nursing. She was born in Janesville on Jan. 20, 1951, the daughter of John and Alice (Schlimgen) Urbanowski. Sharon attended St. William Grade…

Thursday, December 06, 2018

ROXBURY / SAUK CITY—Melvin J. Ballweg, age 79, passed away on Dec. 4, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born on the family farm in Roxbury Township on Jan. 21, 1939, to the late Louis and Helen (Pulvermacher) Ballweg. Melvin attended St. Aloysius Grade School and Sauk City High School w…

MADISON—Richard Alvin Martin Jr., age 50, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 4, 2018, after a courageous battle with a congenital heart condition. He was born on July 9, 1968, in Oshkosh, to Richard (deceased) and Kay Lynn (Matthews) Martin.

MADISON—Robert T. Olson, age 66, of Madison, formerly of Rockford, Ill., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at his home.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

ROXBURY / SAUK CITY—Melvin J. Ballweg, age 79, of Roxbury and Sauk City passed away on Dec. 4, 2018, surrounded by his family.

WINDSOR—Betty J. Holmes, age 90, passed away Nov. 29, 2018, at the Skaalen Home in Stoughton. Betty was born in Evansville, on April 20, 1927, to Warren and Myrtle (Furseth) Brown. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She attended Evansville public schools, graduatin…

MOUNT HOREB—Linda Kaye Keller, age 71, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Ingleside Manor. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. IGNATIUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 109 S. 6th St., Mount Horeb, at 11 a.m., on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, with Father Chahm presiding. Visitati…

MADISON—Alvin Lyle “Al” Lemens, age 60, passed away Dec. 4, 2018. Alvin attended Holy Name High School and MATC. Alvin worked as a maintenance engineer at Cintas in Madison.

MADISON—Harold W. Schluenz, age 92, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Oak Park Place. He was born on Nov. 29, 1926, in Butternut, Wis., the son of Lothar and Viola (Drott) Schluenz. Harold served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1946, and married Beverly Slayton on April 1, …

MANITOWOC—Hallie G. Wendorff, age 73, of Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center in Manitowoc.

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

MADISON—Gregory J. Christensen, age 56, of Madison, peacefully passed away on Dec. 1, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Aug. 11, 1962, the son of John and Elaine (Greiman) Christensen. He served in the U.S. Army and graduated from Iowa State University with a degr…

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