MADISON - Rosemary Katherine (Eiling) Jensen, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. She was born on Dec. 4, 1923, and raised in Highland, Wis., to her parents Frank and Gertrude Winkers Eiling. Rosemary was happily married to Wilbur Henry Jensen for 63 years, having spent 20 years living by Madison's Lake Edge Park, and 40+ years on the shores of Lake Kegonsa.
Rosemary worked for the Madison Parks Department as custodian to Lake Edge Park and also at the Wisconsin Cheeseman. After retirement she worked for 20 years selling crafts at local fairs. Rosemary loved flowers, crafting, baking anything chocolate, and most especially her large, loving family.
Rosemary is survived by her children, Judy (Jerry Williams), Sandy (Steve Kahl), Mike Jensen (Cyndi), and Jeff Jensen; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Magdalen (Pat) Hennessey; and brother, Harold Eiling.
A funeral service will be held at WEST KOSHKONONG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1911 Koshkonong Rd., Stoughton, at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, with a luncheon to follow at church. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. A visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be gifted in Rosemary’s name to Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Research Institute or West Koshkonong Lutheran Church. Rosemary’s family would like to give a special thank you to the caring staff at McFarland Villa and Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
MONONA—Marcella L. McEniry, age 103, of Monona, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born on Dec. 23, 1916, in Bakerville, Wis., the daughter of Albert and Margaret (Bauer) Kraemer.
Marcella had a wonderful life. She found joy in being a homemaker and raising her family. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, St. Ann’s Society and Monona Senior Citizen Club.
Marcella is survived by her children, Charles McEniry, Mary McEniry and Patricia (James) Krafcheck; grandchildren, Tracy, Andy and Eric Krafcheck; and four siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew; parents; and five siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5101 Schofield St., Monona, at 11 a.m. on Friday Feb. 21, 2020. Burial will be held at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday. Memorials may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Endowment Fund for Education or Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
MADISON—Andrew J. Yadro, age 30, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2947 Thinnes St., Cross Plains, at 12 noon on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, with Msgr. Gerard Healy presiding. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave., Middleton, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the start of the Mass on Monday. A full obituary will be published in the Friday edition. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
MADISON—Sabrina “Shirley” Mae Fiore, age 84, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. She was the daughter of Nicholas and Josephine Fiore, born in Madison on Dec. 18, 1935.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Davis; her granddaughter, Rachel Davis; her grandson, Nicholas Davis; a sister, Frances Nelson; a brother, Tony Fiore; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Nicholas Fiore, Jr.; and a nephew, Nicholas Fiore.
Shirley attended Central High School where she was a cheerleader with her sister Frances, and Prom Queen. She resided in California and met many famous people while working at the Fairmont Hotel. She worked as a secretary at various hotels over the years. She loved cats and artwork. She enjoyed spending time with her family and eating her mother’s and Aunt Rose’s and Uncle Sam’s homemade Italian food. As a teenager she was close to her cousin’s in Rockford, especially Mary Jane and Ginger. She had a witty sense of humor and was known to be quite good at trivia. Later in life she resided at the Middleton Villa for many years and had close friends and supportive people that were like family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1128 St. James Ct., Madison, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 beginning at 11 a.m. A memorial gathering celebrating Shirley’s life will be held at THE VILLA AT MIDDLETON VILLAGE, 6201 Elmwood Ave., Middleton on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.