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Obituaries Published in the Post Messenger Recorder in 2019

June through December

 

January 9, 2020



JUNE

HARRY L. BOHMS

Harry L. Bohms, age 74 of Belleville, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his home. He was born on March 15, 1945, on the U.S. Air Force Base at Palm Beach, FL, to Herbert Freeman Jr. and Geraldine Grenzow.

WILBERT C. ZWEIFEL

Wilbert C. Zweifel, age 92 of Evansville, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his home. He was born on December 8, 1926, the son of Walter and Maria Magdalena (Elmer) Zweifel, in Belleville.

JAMES C. HULBURT

James C. Hulburt, age 69 of New Glarus, and formerly Belleville, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was born on September 21, 1949 in Madison, the son of H. James and Beatrice (Heine) Hulburt.

DIANA F. FJELSTAD

Diana F. Fjelstad, age 78 of New Glarus, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, at At Home Again in Rio, WI. She was born on February 23, 1941, the daughter of Tom and Elvira (Groener) Mattison.

JULY

DAVID W. GREEN

David W. Green, New Glarus, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on June 13, 2019, in Passau, Germany, while on a cruise on the Danube River with his wife, Susan (LeVan). Dave was born in Beckley, West Virginia, on March 13, 1944, to Bernard and Alberta Green.

MARIE K. SLOTTEN

8/26/1931–6/17/2019

Marie Slotten of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2019, at the University of Michigan Hospital after suffering a stroke on June 14, 2019. Born Katherine Marie Streiff in New Glarus, Wisconsin, on August 26, 1931, Marie was the sixth of seven children to Katherine (Figi) and Melvin Streiff.

JACOB KARR

Jacob Karr, age 23, a former Belleville resident, died on Monday, June 24, 2019, in Texas. He was born on November 17, 1995 at Meriter Hospital in Madison, the son of David and Laurie (Welsh) Karr.

PATRICIA GARSKE

On Saturday, June 29, 2019, Patricia (Holcomb) Garske passed away at the age of 69, after a mean fight with cancer she couldn’t win. Pat was born on January 22, 1950, in Monroe, WI, to Robert and Viola (Wirth) Holcomb, and grew up on a farm outside of Monticello.

WALTER H. RINGHAND

Walter H. Ringhand, age 100 of Monroe, died on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. Walter was born on February 4, 1919 in Monticello, the son of Herman and Wilma (Schwartzlow) Ringhand.

ROBERT E. BUEHL

Robert Edwin Buehl, 93, proud farmer, avid conversationalist, and the patriarch of his family, departed from this life on Sunday evening, June 30, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. Bob, a resident of the Glarner Lodge in New Glarus, was born in Monroe Township on January 30, 1926, the first child of Edwin and Clara (Teuscher) Buehl.

JAN D. BARTELT

Jan D. Bartelt, age 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019. He was born on October 9, 1935, in Mayville, WI, to Edward “Adel” and Edith (Grabow) Bartelt.

MARY LOU HUSTAD

Mary Louise (Lou) Hustad passed away on July 3, 2019 after a short illness, surrounded in her last days by many family members. Mary Lou was born on March 9, 1928, to parents Gottfried (G. F.) Klassy and Louisa Alice Kundert Klassy.

JOYCE ROOSLI

Joyce Roosli, age 89 of Madison, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at her home. She was born on July 15, 1929, in Gratiot, WI.

MARTHA E. VAMSTAD

Martha E. Vamstad, age 58, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019, at the New Glarus Home, a little over a year after she was reunited with her mother as her roommate. Martha was able to share a room at the home with her mother until she passed on June 19, 2018. Martha’s heath had declined in recent years as she battled the effects of Congenital Rubella Syndrome (German Measles). Martha was born on February 19, 1961, to Everett and Dorothy Vamstad, she was the fourth child joining Dan, Elizabeth, and Elaine.

WILLARD MELAND

Willard Meland, 95 of Belleville, died July 14, 2019, at Heartsong Assisted Living in Belleville. He was born December 20, 1923, to Lawrence and Anna (Mitmoen) Meland of rural Belleville. He was one of 14 children.

CARLTON E. ZENTNER

Carlton E. Zentner passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek. He was born on December 10, 1932 in New Glarus, Wisconsin.

DANIEL L. SCHAPER

Daniel L. Schaper, age 64 of New Glarus, died on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. He was born on August 30, 1954 in Marshalltown, IA, the son of Donald and Myrna (Mathews) Schaper.

AUGUST

ROBERT E. SCHWARTZ

Robert E. Schwartz, age 95, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the New Glarus Home. He was born on January 23, 1924 in New Diggings, WI, the son of John and Hester (Yearous) Schwartz.

ANDREW P. WERSAL

Andrew P. Wersal, age 74 of New Glarus, passed away as a result of a pulmonary embolism on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. He was born on December 22, 1944, the son of Clifford and Delores (Wick) Wersal, in Reedsburg.

VIRGINIA M. NEATH

Virginia May Neath, age 93, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on March 30, 1926, in the Town of Oregon, WI, to her parents, Gilman and Sadie (Maurer) Wethal.

STANLEY K. COCKROFT

Stanley K. Cockroft, age 83, passed away on August 1, 2019, at the Larson House in Columbus. He was born on February 9, 1936 in Belleville, the son of Robert and Lillian (Stiff) Cockroft.

LOIS EICHELKRAUT

Lois Eichelkraut, age 75 of New Glarus, died on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the Monroe Hospice House. She was born on December 28, 1943, to Orion and Myrtle (Johnson) Paulson.

EUGENE P. DUERST

Eugene “Gene” P. Duerst, 89, passed away on August 3, 2019, surrounded by his family. Gene was born in New Glarus, Wisconsin, on October 12, 1929, to Palmer and Mavis (Figy) Duerst.

ROGER J. OLSON

Roger J. Olson, age 93 of Belleville, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at his home. He was born on October 17, 1925, the son of Einar and Johanna (Kaupanger) Olson in Stoughton, WI.

KENNETH E. ZIMMERMAN SR.

Kenneth E. Zimmerman Sr., age 83 of New Glarus, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison after a brief struggle with cancer. He was born on May 2, 1936 in Monroe, the son of Albert and Wilma (Arn) Zimmerman.

RODNEY WITTWER

New Glarus native Rodney Wittwer, 87, was born to eternal life on August 10, 2019.

SEPTEMBER

SANTINA A. GARCIA

Santina “Tina” A. (Gianunzio) Garcia passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at age 95. She was a long-time resident of Belleville who loved her family and this community. Tina was raised in Iron Mountain, Michigan, the thirteenth child born to Nunzio and Isabella (D’Alphonso) Gianunzio, immigrants from Capistrano, Italy.

RICHARD H. LEHR

Richard “Dick” H. Lehr, age 81 of Monticello, WI, passed away in his home of 79 years on August 29, 2019, while surrounded by his family. Dick was born on March 19, 1938, in Monroe, WI, to John and Lenza (Swartz) Lehr.

DANIEL C. CISEWSKI

Daniel Curtis “Slim” Cisewski, age 54 of Brooklyn, WI, died on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison surrounded by his loving family. Dan was born on April 1, 1965, in Menomonie, WI, the son of Leonard and Shirley (Peterman) Cisewski.

JOYCE ALDERMAN

Joyce Alderman, age 89 of New Glarus, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019, at the New Glarus Nursing Home. She was born on March 20, 1930, the daughter of Ernest and Viola Johnson.

DWIGHT A. HOESLY

Dwight A. Hoesly, age 74 of New Glarus, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at his home, the home farm that his family has farmed for five generations. He was born on October 16, 1944, the son of Elmer D. and Aslaug (Berge) Hoesly in Monroe.

LEON E. HUSTAD

Leon E. Hustad, age 83, died on January 25, 2019, at his home. He was born on December 28, 1935, in Madison, WI, to his parents, Leonard and Evelyn (Anderson) Hustad.

BERNHARDT T. GOEBLER

Bernhardt T. “Ben, Benny, Bernie” Goebler passed away peacefully at the New Glarus Home on Friday, September 6, 2019. He was born on January 20, 1926 at home, to parents Ernest and Lena (Garber) Goebler.

EMMA GRAEBER

Emma Graeber, age 94, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg. She was born on March 6, 1925 in Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Ludwig and Ida (Landner) Schoenecker.

DORIS M. ARN

Doris M. Arn, age 80 of New Glarus, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Meriter Hospital in Madison. She was born on August 24, 1939 in Gretzenbach, Switzerland, the daughter of Wilhelm and Clare (Graber) Gruetter.

NORMAN R. TUTTLE

Norman “Norm” R. Tuttle, age 78, passed away on September 15, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin. He was born in London, Ontario, to parents, Norman Eugene and Cora (nee Shannon).

OCTOBER

HERMAN PFUND

Herman Pfund, age 99, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at the New Glarus Home. Herman was born in the Town of Cadiz, Green County, WI, to Emma and Albert Pfund on August 10, 1920.

HARRY DIMOPOULOS

Harry Dimopoulos, age 72 of New Glarus, and formerly Chicago, IL, died on Saturday, October 5, 2019, in Cable, WI. Harry was born on September 16, 1947 in Chicago, to parents Andrew and Elizabeth (Becker) Dimopoulos.

ARLINE A. BIRCHER

Arline A. Bircher, age 86, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019, at UW Hospital in Madison. She was born on May 12, 1933, the daughter of Otto and Dorothy (Curtis) Scholz.

LARRY E. HUMMEL

Larry E. Hummel, age 72 of Monticello, died at his home on Friday, October 11, 2019, surrounded by his family. Larry was born on February 3, 1947, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Lawrence E. and Dora M. (Peterson) Hummel.

JOHN L. KRUEGER

John L. “Jack” Krueger, age 77 of Belleville, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. in Fitchburg. He was born on August 26, 1942 in Chicago, IL, the son of Dr. John and Mary (Latham) Krueger.

GRACE I. MARTY

Grace I. Marty, age 90 of Monroe, died Friday, October 18, 2019, at UW Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born on December 9, 1928, in Blanchardville, the daughter of Arthur and Olga (Johnson) Guldhaug.

BRADFORD S. GILE

Bradford S. Gile, age 76, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019, surrounded by his family at Bright Star Senior Living in Madison. He was born on November 27, 1942 in Braintree, Massachusetts, the son of Norman and Ruth (Stevens) Gile.

IRMA J. RUEGSEGGER

Irma J. Ruegsegger, age 95, died on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the New Glarus Home. She was born August 16, 1924, the daughter of Jacob and Ida (Durst) Amacher.

JOSEPH RUEGSEGGER

Joseph “Joe” Ruegsegger, age 76 of Minocqua, WI, died on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Joe was born on September 15, 1943, the son of Albert and Irma (nee Amacher) Ruegsegger.

NOVEMBER

F. LAVERNE GILLESPIE

Forrest LaVerne Gillespie, age 85 of New Glarus, died on Monday, October 28, 2019, at the New Glarus Home. F. LaVerne was born on November 2, 1933, in Nashua Township, Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois, to Louise Elizabeth Wiltfang and Forrest William Gillespie.

FREDERICK S. VON HEIMBURG

Fredrick “Fritz” S. von Heimburg, 73, of Elgin, IL, entered his eternal home on Monday, October 28, 2019, surrounded by his family. Born on April 25, 1946, in Marinette, WI, to his parents, Anno and Mary (Abernethy) von Heimburg.

PATRICIA L. HERFEL

Patricia Louise (Killerlain) Herfel passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Our House Senior Living, Eau Claire, WI, at age 95. She was born on June 14, 1924 to her parents, Frank and Lillah (Sorensen) Killerlain, and was raised in and around Oregon, WI.

DOUGLAS J. FOSTER

Douglas J. Foster, age 48 of Ridgeway, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg. He was born in Madison on October 6, 1971, son of Gregory and Joyce (Kitsemble) Foster.

ROSEMARY FLANNERY

Rosemary Flannery, age 86, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019, at the New Glarus Home. She was born on July 7, 1933, the daughter of Ernest and Clara (Friedli) Kuenzi.

LUCILLE M. LEUENBERGER

Lucille M. Leuenberger, age 82, passed away on November 2, 2019, at the New Glarus Home from an aggressive form of spinal cancer. She was born on December 16, 1936, in a farm house east of Watertown, WI, the daughter of Alvin and Clara (Berg) Boje.

CATHERINE B. COLVIN

Catherine B. Colvin, age 88 of Oregon, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Sienna Crest in Oregon. She was born on October 1, 1931, the daughter of Conrad and Catherine (Heller) Widmer in Gilroy, CA.

CHARLES C. L. SMITH

Charles Christopher Lindy Smith, formerly of French Lick, IN, and New Berlin, WI, passed away on November 15, 2019. He was the son of William Tannehill Smith and Rosa Blanche (Turley) Smith, born on October 17, 1927, in Rivervale, Indiana.

ROBERT W. HOLMES

Robert W. Holmes, age 81 of New Glarus, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at his home. He was born on August 25, 1938, in Freeport, IL, the son of John and Arvilla (Luke) Holmes.

RONALD S. STENSETH

Ronald S. Stenseth, age 64, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at his home from the effects of prostate cancer. He was born on December 4, 1954 in Madison, the son of Quintin and Hazel (Bang) Stenseth.

DAVID R. BAKER

David R. Baker, age 76 of New Glarus, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 18, 2019, at his home. He was born on April 6, 1943 near Lodi, WI, the son of Russell and Byrdene (Treinen) Baker.

DECEMBER

BETSY A. JACOBS

Betsy Ann (Burke) Jacobs, age 84 of Belleville, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital after a short, but valiant, battle against an aggressive glioblastoma multiforme tumor. Betsy was born at home in South Wayne, WI, the daughter of Carlton Samuel and Eleanore Margaret (Wenger) Burke.

HARRY A. WELCH

Harry A. “Red” Welch, age 89, died on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at his home in Alabama. He was born on May 28, 1930 in the Town of Primrose, the son of Richard and Rose (Germain) Welch.

CATHERINE A. NELSON

Catherine Anne (Gehin) Nelson died from complications of cancer on December 4, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. in Fitchburg. Cathy was born in Madison on November 23, 1941, to Charlotte Genin Gehin and James Gehin Jr., and grew up on her parent’s dairy farm near Belleville.

DIANE K. BLUMER

Diane K. Blumer, age 54, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, December 13, 2019, at her home. She was born on March 3, 1965, the daughter of Richard and Rose (Hoffman) Laufenberg.

ROSE E. KING

Rose E. King, age 95, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Heartsong in Belleville. She was born on the Pernot Homestead Farm on October 8, 1924, the daughter of Francis and Elizabeth (Heimann) Pernot.

 
 

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