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Saturday, October 13, 2018

MADISON / COTTAGE GROVE—Ruth Mary Loye, age 95, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at Capitol Lakes. She was born on April 3, 1923, in Sun Prairie, the daughter of Leslie and Helen (Krebs ) Veith. Ruth graduated from Madison East High School. She married Harold Loye on Feb.…

COLUMBUS—Marian H. Metzger, age 90, passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at ST. JEROME CATHOLIC CHURCH, Columbus. Interment will be in St. Jerome Cemetery, Colu…

MADISON / MOUNT HOREB—Arnold “Arnie” Miller, age 87, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at his home with family by his side. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 401 S. Owen Drive, Madison, with Mons…

MADISON / MIDDLETON—Todd Nelson Narowetz, age 63, died Oct. 4, 2018, as a result of a heart attack. He is joined in Eternal Life with his parents, Harriet and Robert and brother, Timothy. Todd was especially loved by his daughter, Morgan, whom he cherished. He is also survived by his sister,…

MADISON—Eunice Phillips, age 95, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Oakwood Tabor Oaks. She was born on the family farm on Liberty Prairie to Peter and Agnes (Grevstad) Lee, on July 27, 1923. She was united in marriage to Thomas Phillips, on Oct 10, 1963.

MADISON—Larry J. Porter, age 76, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Idaho. He was born on March 20, 1942, in Stoughton, to Spencer John and Lorraine Porter.

MADISON—John E. Pritchard, age 69, passed away Sept. 23, 2018, at Brookdale in Madison. He was born Jan. 1, 1949, the son of David and Elizabeth (Hemmrich) Pritchard in Madison.

MADISON / OREGON—Gregory Earnest Raemisch, age 73, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, at home with his family, after enduring cancer with great fortitude. Greg was born in Madison, on July 8, 1945, to Earnest and Pauline (Batz) Raemisch.

LOGANVILLE—Duane A. Reinecke, age 82, died on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, ZION LUTHERAN STONE CHURCH, E6787 Stone Church Road, rural Rock Springs. Interment will be in the church cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4 …

MADISON—JoAnn Nystrom Reiners, age 85, of Madison, passed away on Oct. 8, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on April 20, 1933, in Galesburg Ill., the daughter of Alfred and Phoebe Nystrom.

MADISON—Jean Nancy Rodefeld, age 65, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. She was born on Sept. 17, 1953, in Madison, the daughter of Donald and Dorothy (Redepenning) Rodefeld. Jean enjoyed simple adventures out in the community, which always ended with her favorite …

MIDDLETON / EAU CLAIRE—It is with a great sense of loss that the family of Daniel John Ropa, Lake Villa, Ill., Eau Claire, Wis., Chippewa Falls, Wis., and Middleton, Wis., announces his death on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, after succumbing to the long-term effects of alcoholism on his mind and body.

MARSHALL—Katherine Diane “Kathie” Schoob, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, following a 10-year battle with liver disease, with her loving family by her side. She was born on Dec. 8, 1943, in Washington, Pa., the daughter of Daniel and Mary Ann (England) Paul.

JANESVILLE—Bruce “Duke” Seifried, of Janesville, was born Aug. 19, 1935, was baptized on April 11, 1936, and confirmed January 1947, at Christ Episcopal Church, Dayton, Ohio. He left us to play in the heavenly jazz band on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Duke graduated from Urbana High School in U…

MOUNT HOREB / COTTAGE GROVE—Lloyd “Barney” Stapelmann, age 93, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at SSM Health-St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on Oct. 29, 1924, in a stone house on Indian Lake in the Town of Berry, to John and Selma (Beuthin) Sta…

MADISON—Robert “Bob” Stuff, age 68, passed away on Oct. 3, 2018. He was born on Sept. 23, 1950, to Raymond and Florence (Barr) Stuff in Chicago. Bob was the dear uncle of Steven (Holly) Stuff, Keith (Wendy) Stuff, and Susan (Tim) Carrao. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

MADISON—Mary E. Tetzlaff, age 91, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Funeral arrangements are pending. A full obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition.

MADISON—Brian William Torvik, 48, of Madison died unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Brian was born July 23, 1970, the son of Bernie and Laurie (Curtin) Torvik, in Madison, Wis. He graduated from Madison Memorial High School, after which he attended UW-Madison and received …

NORTH FREEDOM / BEAR VALLEY—Anthony J. “Tony” Weitzel, age 66, of North Freedom died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at his home. A Celebration of Tony’s Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the CLARY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 26777 Jelland Drive, in Richland Center. Visitation w…

MADISON—John Lyman Williamson died peacefully in his sleep in Madison, on Oct. 7, 2018, at the age of 77. John was preceded in his death by his beloved wife Sherry.

WAUNAKEE / FOND DU LAC—Sister Mary Jane Wipperfurth, CSA, formerly Sister Anthony, died peacefully Oct. 10, 2018, at Nazareth Court and Center, Fond du Lac. Mary Jane was born to Anton Wipperfurth and Christine Spahn Wipperfurth on Aug. 30, 1927, in Waunakee. She was one of six children, thr…

STOUGHTON / EDGERTON—Aaron C. Wolwark, age 25, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at his home in Edgerton. He was born Jan. 22, 1993, in Hot Springs, Ark., to Lisa Wolwark and Dale Dolatowski. Aaron was a fighter from the beginning. He was born a month early due to a car accident with a c…

MADISON—Linda Ann (Casey) Wyngaard of Madison, beloved mother and grandmother, suddenly passed away in the early morning of Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Born in 1939, in New York, she was honored to be of Irish heritage and a descendant of a vaudeville performer.

Friday, October 12, 2018

MADISON—Esther (nee Gerlovin) Lefevre, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend Dr. Esther Riva Lefevre passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Esther attended High School in Montreal and obtained a PhD from McGill University.

MADISON—Eunice Phillips, age 95, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Oakwood Tabor Oaks. Funeral arrangements are pending. A full obituary will appear in the Sunday edition. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

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