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Saturday, April 20, 2019

MCFARLAND / CAMPBELLSPORT—On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Ronald Allen Gussick, loving husband and father, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 74, from natural causes. Ron was born on Dec. 9, 1944, to Nolia and Stanley Gussick in Milwaukee, Wis. He was the youngest of four children, including …

LODI—James Joseph “Jim” Haberli, age 83, of Lodi, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 18, 2019. He was born on July 30, 1935, in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., the son of the late Arnold and Mary (Stoeger) Haberli. Jim graduated from Sevastopol High School in Sturgeon Bay, and proudly served hi…

BELLEVILLE—Richard C. Haberman, age 79, of Belleville, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. in Fitchburg. He was born on Sept. 20, 1939, in Madison, the son of Raymond and Lucy (Thomaschaski) Haberman. Dick first worked for 30 years for Terra Chemicals and the…

SUN PRAIRIE / SAUK PRAIRIE / LODI / DEFOREST—Dorothy Mae Bostad Hamre (nee Lovick) passed away on April 10, 2019, at Hyland Crossing in Sun Prairie. Born on Jan. 1, 1930, in the town of Leeds, Dorothy attended Bethany Lutheran College and studied music and Latin.

SUN PRAIRIE—James Martin “Jim” Hansberry, age 86, passed away gracefully at home on April 15, 2019. He was born May 9, 1932, in Reedsburg, to Gilbert and Lenore (Greenwood) Hansberry. Jim was a graduate of Madison East High School, class of 1952. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean …

MINERAL POINT—Steven Joseph “Hermie” Hermanson, age 69, of Mineral Point, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 19, 2019, at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville.

DEFOREST—Trevin James Horn parted this world as a result of a car accident on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born in Madison, Dec. 12, 1999. He spent the majority of his childhood in Poynette, graduating from Poynette High School in 2018. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was anticipating …

MADISON / PRAIRIE DU CHIEN—Barbara M. “Bonnie” Horsfall, age 69, of Middleton, Wis., passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Madison following an extended illness.

MADISON—Elsa Jacobsen, age 99, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Sun Prairie Health Care Center.

MADISON / CAPTIVA, Fla.—James Walter “Jeff” Jefferson, age 81, passed away at his home in Captiva, Fla., on Sunday, March 31, 2019. James Walter “Jeff” Jefferson was born on Aug. 14, 1937, in Hempstead, N.Y., to Thomas and Alice Jefferson. Dr. Jefferson attended Bucknell University where he …

STOUGHTON—Gerald Matthew “JJ” Johnson, 57, passed away at his home on March 27, 2019, with the same “sense of urgency” he was often known for. He was born at Stoughton Hospital on April 19,1961, the son of Robert and Alvina (Koster) Johnson. Growing up in a large family on a farm, he learned…

OREGON—Terence M. Joyce, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY MOTHER OF CONSOLATION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 651 N. Main St., Oregon, at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Ce…

WAUNAKEE / WESTPORT—Julie Ann (O’Loughlin) Kaney, age 50, passed away at UW Hospital on April 13, 2019, following a brief illness. She was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to Dennis and Kay O’Loughlin. Julie grew up in Middleton, Wis., and graduated from Middleton High School and the University of W…

COLUMBUS—Alexander J. Kanouse, age 24, passed away unexpectedly due to a work place accident on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Madison.

WAUNAKEE—Jeanette Krumheuer, age 95, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Waunakee Manor after a short illness. She was born on Dec. 23, 1923, in Whitewater, Wis., the daughter of Henry and Caroline (Schoellkopf) Ludtke. On June 29, 1946, she married Alden Krumheuer in Whitewater. The…

MADISON / POYNETTE—Gregory James Lanzendorf, age 62, passed away Wednesday April 3, 2019, with his family by his side. Greg was born March 16, 1957, in Portage to William and Ann (Gabbei) Lanzendorf. He spent the first few years of his life growing up in Leeds, with his three brothers, just …

MOUNT HOREB—Rose Marie Laufenberg, age 84, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, surrounded by her large, loving family, due to complications of an illness. Rosie was born at home in Sauk City on Oct. 24, 1934. She was the third child of Aloysius and Marie (Miller) Endres, growing up with two …

MADISON—Horst Wolfgang Lobe, age 89, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born in Gleiwitz, Germany, on Jan. 27, 1930, to Fredric and Elsa (Schroeder) Lobe. He was the loving husband and best friend of Jean Lobe for 38 years until his death. Horst grew up in Germany, graduated from the …

MADISON—Patrick Joseph “Pat” Luby, age 88, died April 16, 2019, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at Oakwood Village West in Madison. His humble beginnings instilled a work ethic that enabled him to provide for his family in ways he could not have imagined, having grown up in Ohio hi…

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—Richard “Dick” Ludlow died in Huntington Beach on April 8, 2019. Dick was born in Madison on Aug. 31, 1931. He graduated from Edgewood High School in 1949, and UW-Madison in 1954. Shortly thereafter he moved to California. He married Sally Shire of Madison in 1964; a…

RICHLAND CENTER—Madalene Keller McCauley, 93, of Richland Center, died Friday, April 19, 2019, at Schmitt Woodland Hills. She was born on Nov. 28, 1925, in Orion, the daughter of Ed and Ada (Emshoff) Keller. Madalene graduated from the Richland Center High School in 1943. On Feb. 24, 1945, M…

MIDDLETON—Richard W. Meister passed away at Agrace HospiceCare on April 13, 2019. He was born April 11, 1926, in Black Earth, Wis., son of Albert and Grace Lockwood Meister. He attended McPherson elementary one-room school grades one to eight, and graduated from Verona High School in 1944. F…

MINERAL POINT / DODGEVILLE—Larry Eugene Nelson, age 59, of Mineral Point, formerly of Dodgeville, Iowa County District Attorney, loving husband, father and brother, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

MADISON—Bill Niebuhr, 77 years old, passed away on April 15, 2019, at the VA Hospital in Madison. He was born on Oct. 15, 1941, the son of Eugene and Bernice Niebuhr. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked at numerous area locations.

MCFARLAND—A loving man and devoted father, Sylvester A. “Pete” Peterson, age 90, of McFarland, was taken by the good Lord on Good Friday, April 19, 2019, after a brief illness at Meriter Hospital. He was born on July 23, 1928, in Rio, the son of Alvin and Carrie (Olson) Peterson. He married …

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