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Roumaine F. Holland Sr.
age 85, of Monroe, died on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the V.A. Hospital in Madison. He was born on August 24, 1932 in Stockton, Illinois, the son of Paul and Lola (Bunker) Holland. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1950.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War from 1951 to 1955.
Roumaine married Victoria Galaviz in 1955, in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Roumaine was a dairy farmer in the Argyle area, retiring in 1990. After he retired he worked at Swiss Colony and Prairie Hill Cheese factory.
He is survived by 5 children: Roland (Kendra) Holland of Rincon GA, Roumaine (Kathy) Holland Jr. of New Glarus,, William (Teresa) Holland of Monroe, Daniel (Jody) Holland of Argyle, and Debra Lelle of Monroe; a daughter-in-law, Jill Melland; grandchildren: Jeremi Alexander, Shelly Alexander, Jason (Ginny) Holland, Jaclyn (Brett) Macy, Dennis (Kevin) Holland, Ashley (Jesse) Holland-Donahue, Benjamin Voss, Kathleen Voss, Angela (Tony) Wiemiller, Kelly (Will) Grohler, Brandon (Korin) Beckwith, Daniel (Sarah) Holland II, Brittney (Brett) Newman, Chelsea (Adam) Tillis, Randy (Brooke Adams) Melland, Amanda Melland, Olivia Melland, great-grandchildren: Noah, Emme, Clara, Tanner, Brooklyn, Trevor, Johnny, Liam, Reese, Everly, Jaiden, Bryson, Ainsley, Westley, Landon, Ady, Haddie, Bentley and Madden; 2 brothers: Haldean (Lynn) Holland of Leesburg, FL and Merton (Sharon) Holland of Lena, IL, a sister, Maelinda Bolen of Stockton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Randall, daughter, Gloria Doherty; and sisters, Waynette Costello and Madalene Holland in infancy; son-in-law, Thomas Lelle.
Private family services will be held at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home.
age 88, of Browntown, died peacefully on Friday, January 5, 2018 at her home. She was born on October 17, 1929 in Lafayette County, the daughter of Ben and Eveline (Rodebaugh) Goodman. She graduated South Wayne High School in 1947.
Suzanne married John Minder on June 22, 1947 in Browntown. She worked on the farm alongside her husband. She belonged to the Homemakers club, was active in 4-H, taught Sunday school, enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, dancing and reading.
She is survived by her children: Michael (Janet) Minder of Browntown, Dawn (Dale) Hoesly of Monroe, Dian (Jayson) Storts of Madison, Michele (Craig) Meiter of Stillman Valley, IL, and David (Kathy) Minder of Browntown; 13 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John; 2 brothers: Sam and Charles Goodman; 3 sisters: Thelma Cary, Audrey Schliem, and Dorothy Webster.
Private graveside services will be held at Saucerman Cemetery at a later date. Memorials can be given in Suzanne’s name to Boys Town.
Jeannee Lucille Wiberg
age 71, of Monroe, died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at her home. She was born on May 25, 1947 in Freeport, IL the daughter of Ernest and Doris (Lyon) Stabenow, Sr. She was a 1965 graduate of Lena High School. She married Bill Wiberg in Lena, IL in 1969.
Jeannee enjoyed crocheting, painting, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her three loving sons: Andrew (Elisa) Wiberg of South Milwaukee, Mike (Jenny) Wiberg of McConnell, IL, and Nick (Anne) Wiberg of Greendale; four grandchildren; Lincoln, Coraline, Cooper, and Madeleine; brother, Ernest (Cathy) Stabenow, Jr. of McConnell, IL; and sister, Mary Anne Keith of Lena, IL; as well as many cousins, other relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Bill Stabenow.
Memorial Services will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the McConnell United Methodist Church with Ernest Stabenow, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday from 12:00PM NOON until the time of service, at the church. Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
James E. Gilbertson
age 67, of Monroe, died on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital.. He was born on July 19, 1951 in Monroe, the son of Harold and Hazel (Hagen) Gilbertson.
James was employed with Advance Transformer / Orchid International in Monroe for many years, as a Fork Lift operator.
He is survived by his lifelong friend, Pamela of Monroe, brother, John Gilbertson of Sabina, Ohio, and a sister, Rosie Ryskoski of Medford, Wisconsin; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Carol Potaczek.
Per James' wishes no services will be held. James’ burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Warren, IL.
Patricia M. Beverley
age 72, of Monroe passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Monroe Health Services. No formal services are being held at this time.
Marilyn Jean Blum
age 63, of Monroe passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at her home. She was born on January 4, 1956, the daughter of Raymond and Esther (Beutzer) Godfrey in Darlington. She was a 1974 graduate of Argyle High School.
Marilyn worked in the bakery at Swiss Colony for 11 years; she had worked for Taco Bell in Monroe for the last 5 years. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, playing solitaire on her phone, puzzles, and crosswords. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Jennifer Jones of South Wayne and Jason (Lisa) Blum of Kenosha; grandchildren, Ashley, Bailey, Payton, Tyler, Wesley, A.J., Kimberly, and Maurice, Jr.; one great-grandson, Ka’mahni; and brothers, Ronald “Dean”, Dwayne (Gloria), Roger, and Kim Godfrey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Gary Godfrey; granddaughter, Lyanna Lynn Jones; and sister-in-law, Susan Godfrey.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11AM on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Zwingli United Church of Christ in Monticello with Pastor Lance Smith officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 2-4PM at the church.
Herbert Warren Booth
age 92, of Lena formerly of Monroe, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at his home. He was born the son of Herman E. and Minnie M. (Moore) Booth on July 8, 1926 in Westfield, New York. Herb was a 1944 graduate of Stoughton High School and a 1949 graduate of the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science in Milwaukee. He was united in marriage to Gertrude E. Grunewald on June 26, 1952 at the First Baptist Church in Beloit.
Herb was a Licensed Funeral Director from 1949-1991; and was Co-Owner of Shriner-Neushwander Funeral Home (now Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home) from 1959 until his retirement.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946, during WWII. He was formerly a member and past Commander of the Zilmer-Riley American Legion Post #84 in Monroe. Herb was a long time member of the Boy Scouts having earned his Eagle Scout in 1943. He was also a member of the Monroe Lion’s Club, National Funeral Directors Association, and Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association. He was also a member of the Evangelical Free Church in Lena.
Herb, along with his family, enjoyed camping; he was a member of the Pioneer Park R.V. Resort on Lake Delton from 1981-2009 and Alaska Camping 1993-1995.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude of Madison; daughters, Carol Booth of Madison and Judy (Scott) Abraham of Monroe; two granddaughters, Kristi (Dan) McGee of Owings, MD and Traci Wickler of Lena, IL; five great-grandchildren, Kiley, Leah, and Max Wickler, and Jacob and Mitchel McGee; and grand-dogs, Rosie and Sherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister Gwen (Christ) Mesolis.
Memorial Services will be held at 11AM on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Erb officiating. Military rites will be accorded following the service. Burial will be take place at a later date in German Settlement Cemetery in East Troy.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 4:00-6:00PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Evangelical Free Church in Lena, Never Forgotten Honor Flight, or Ferguson Cancer Center in Freeport.
Carol Wolfe Dittmer
went to meet her Savior and Lord on Saturday, April 6, 2019
after ending a struggle with Leukemia. She was born on November 23, 1939 the daughter of Harold and Arlene (Blum) Wolfe. Carol and Nathan Dittmer were united in marriage on August 4, 1957.
Together they raised 3 children: Julie (Rudy) Gerber; David (Mary Kuehl) Dittmer, Robert (Bonnie Miller) Dittmer; 2 grandsons, Randy (Heather Gomer) Gerber, Timothy (RayLynn Jelle) Gerber; 1 step-grandson, Justin Miller; 1 step-granddaughter, Audrey Miller; and 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Bob (Beverly) Wolfe. She is also survived by 2 nieces, Dawn (Brian) Biscoff and Diane (Max Luebeck) Wolfe.
She was employed in the accounting field her entire life; first with Swiss Colony, Studer Super Service, Modern Housing, Marco’s Supper Club and Gentz Electric.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents; and long-time partner, Jerry Gentz.
A Celebration of Life for Carol Dittmer will be held on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 1:00-4:00 P.M. at the Monroe Moose Lodge in Monroe.
Gloria J. Schumacher
age 77 of Monroe, died on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at UW Hospital Madison. She was born on August 5, 1941, the daughter of William and Gertrude Schumacher.
Gloria worked for a cleaning service in the Monroe area.
She is survived by her long-time partner: Dusty Eells of Monroe; 3 children: Bruce (Judy) Meier, Brian (Amy) Meier; Sheri (Toney) Priewe all of Monroe; 9 grandchildren and siblings; Patricia Nevenhoven, Charlene Suess, Grace Rote, and Gary Schumacher.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside services will be held Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Greenwood Cemetery in Monroe.
Andrew H. Fithian
age 65, of Monroe passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019. He was born the son of Henry and Elizabeth (Peterson) Fithian, Sr. on April 18, 1953 in Bridgeton, New Jersey.
Andrew worked many years at MTX in Monroe. He enjoyed shooting pool, fishing, and spoiling his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Harriet Dosio of Monroe; son, Andrew Dosio of Monroe; step-children, Mary Lou Centeno of Monroe, Robert Dosio of New Jersey, Bonnie (William) Swanson of Delaware, New Jersey, Eric (Sarah) Dosio of Juda, and Kathleen Dosio of Warren, IL; 22 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Nancy Fee, Terri Fithian-Vega and Rachel Fithian.
Andrew was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers.
A Visitation Celebrating Andrew’s Life will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 4:00-6:00PM at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. No formal service will be held. Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery.
Edna Mae Knipschild
age 97, of Monroe passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. She was born in Jordan Township on November 18, 1921, the daughter of Harry and Nellie (Foley) Hanson. Edna was united in marriage to John F. Knipschild on January 12, 1945 in Madison.
Edna worked in the mailing department for The Monroe Times for 27 years, and the Swiss Colony print shop for 5 years. She enjoyed baking for family and friends; and she had a big heart for rescuing animals.
Edna is survived by her beloved children, Robert C. (Gloria) Knipschild of Janesville and Karen A. Knipschild of Madison; granddaughters, Julie (Ryan) Reynolds of Minneapolis, MN and Kristin (Keith) Westphal of Mazomanie; and two great-granddaughters, Makayla and Kira; cherished nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends, including her dear care-givers, Dawn Dean and Sandy Rufener.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John “Farney” of over 60 years; parents; sister, Maxine J. Webner; and two brothers, Clinton and William Hanson.
Edna will most be remembered for her sincere warmth and concern for others. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home with Father Mick Moon officiating. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home.
Duane L. Meier
age 68 of South Wayne, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on July 24, 1950, in Monroe, the son of Glen and Eva (Hale) Meier. He graduated from Black Hawk High School in 1968. Duane married Cammy Marty on October 21, 1989, in South Wayne. He was employed as a slitter operator at Moore Business Forms (R.R. Donnelley) for over 40 years, retiring in 2011. He was a member of Martintown Community Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, playing cards, reading, horses and Allis Chalmers tractors. Duane liked to spend time with family, he especially enjoyed family gatherings.
He is survived by his wife, Cammy of South Wayne; siblings: Donald (Linda Van Stone) Meier of Rockton, IL, Glenda (Gene) Komprood of Gratiot, and Ginger (Ed) Hagen of South Wayne; father and mother-in-law, Delano and Joann Marty of South Wayne; brothers- and sisters-in-law: Cary (Laura Frontz) Marty of South Wayne, Lonny Marty of South Wayne, Delana (Chad) Romenesko of Wrightstown, WI, Jimmy (Joni) Marty of South Wayne and Jaqui (Dan) Haldiman of South Wayne; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Scott Dodge; 4 sisters-in-law: Tamra Marty, Dawn Marty, Candy Stauffacher and Robin Marty.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Martintown Community Church with Pastor Kevin Cernek officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in South Wayne. A Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 3:00-7:00 pm at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home, and from 10:00 am until the time of service Thursday, at the church.
Todd Joel Plantikow
age 49 of Monroe died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Monroe Clinic Hospital. Todd was born on October 1, 1969 the son of Herman Jr. and Caryl (Fuchs) Plantikow. He attended school in Monticello and Monroe. Todd married Kerry Paterson on November 4, 1994 in Monroe, they later divorced.
He worked for Bisbee’s Carpet in McFarland for 8 years, Figi’s, and was employed as head herdsman for Mik-Tam Dairy in Albany for the past 12 years.
Todd loved going to Branson, MO and Charlie Pride concerts. He was a loving and caring person, going above and beyond to help anyone in need, be it fixing something, helping move or just help on a farm lending hand. He was a hard worker, starting at age 11.
Todd enjoyed working on cars for relatives and neighbors. He loved to cook, especially his famous goulash, Rice Krispy bars, and meatloaf. He was a “super hero” to his great-niece and nephews, who adored him very much, and will miss him dearly as he took them to school every day. He enjoyed family gatherings, cook-outs, and especially Christmas, when he would hand out the presents to the children.
He is survived by his loving mother, Caryl Plantikow of Brodhead; 7 siblings: Tamie (Kenneth) Kreitling of Garland, TX, Terri (Kerry Segner) Olson of Browntown, Troy (Theresa) Plantikow of Minoqua, Traci Luebke of South Wayne, Teresa (Duane) Carpenter of Monticello, Therman and Taryl Plantikow of Monroe; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and coworkers.
He was preceded in death by his father, Herman on Nov. 1, 2016; and infant brother, Timothy in 1973; great-nephew, Tripp Luebke on May 13, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 19, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home with Pastor Chuck Heffelfinger officiating. Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 4:00-7:00PM at the funeral home.
Todd, we love you and will miss your smiling face and loving ways. Rest in peace, till we meet again, your work here is finished.
Kyle Lee Gumtow
age 30, of Monroe passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019. He was born on April 26, 1988 the son of Brian and Lisa (Lane) Gumtow in Monroe. Kyle was a 2006 graduate of Monroe High School.
Kyle, along with his father, Brian, started Gummee’s DJ Service in 2006. He was a familiar face to many people around the Monroe area in the DJ booth for events, weddings, or just a Friday night out. He also bartended for several local bars when needed. Kyle was currently the service manager at Dearth Motors. He enjoyed Wednesday Pool League, bowling league, softball; he loved coaching basketball for the Monroe Freshman class, and Blaze Football at the YMCA. He was also an avid Packer, Badger and Brewer fan, he loved all sports.
He is survived by his parents, Brian and Lisa Gumtow of Monroe; paternal grandparents, Walter and Charlotte Gumtow; maternal grandmother, Barbara Lane; sister: Kendra (Andrew) Robbins; step-sisters: Jacqueline (Troy) Bresee, and Jessica (David Bull) Gumtow; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandpa, Donald Lane; cousin, Jason Bechtolt; and uncle, Larry Knouse.
Memorial Services will be held at 7:00PM Friday April 19, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Schmidt officiating. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00PM on Friday, at the funeral home.
Janet Florence (Heinkel) Kint
age 85, of Monroe, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at her home. She was born on May 23, 1933 the daughter of Lester and Florence (Simon) Heinkel in Two Rivers, WI. Janet was united in marriage to George W. Kint on February 1, 1953 in Cherry Valley, IL.
She was a manager for JC Penney Catalogue Department; she also worked as a switchboard operator for The Monroe Clinic Hospital, and customer service for Swiss Colony. She was baptized and raised catholic, and was currently a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe. Janet enjoyed golfing, fishing, bowling, pottery, spending time with family and friends at Fish Lake, WI, and motorcycle riding when she was younger.
Janet is survived by her husband of 66 years, George “Red” Kint; five children, Michael (Sandy) Kint, Patti Kint, Beth (Terry) Faith, Todd (Jessie Schmid) Kint, and Tim (Sheila) Kint; six grandchildren, Jonna (Rob) Streeter, Brianna (Ubersox) Dorsey, Cody Faith, Zach Amorose, Ian and Gavin Kint; and two great-grandchildren, Bryce and Connor Streeter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Bob Heinkel.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe with Pastor John Tabaka officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday from 10:00AM until the time of service, at the church. Burial will take place at a later date in Orangeville Cemetery. Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank or the Salvation Army.
Lester LaVerne Mau
age 92, of South Wayne passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 12, 1927 the son of Chester and Pearl (Burkhalter) Mau at his home farm in Wayne Township. Lester was christened at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Monroe on August 20, 1929. He attended West Wayne School. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Lorraine Melland on November 15, 1950 at East Wiota Lutheran Church; she preceded him in death on March 25, 2019. He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in South Wayne for many years.
Lester developed a strong work ethic at age 14, when his father died unexpectedly in 1941; he took over and ran the family farm until 1987 when he and Marjie moved to South Wayne. He enjoyed taking trips with his family, hunting, and fishing.
Lester is survived by his sons, Duane (Pat) Mau of Reedsburg and Delvin (Mary) Mau of South Wayne; three grandchildren, Sarah (Jesse) Voegeli, Stacy (Jim) Foecking, and Stephanie (Terry) Plath; six great-grandchildren, Taylor, Garrett and Owen Voegeli, Gunner and Halle Jo Foecking, and Carson Plath; sister, Ethel (Mau) Eckerman; brothers-in-law, Roy Holverson, Calvin (Myrtle) Melland and Alvin Melland; sisters-in-law, Winogene Everson, Ramona DeNure, and Juanita (Jeff) Kant; and special nieces and nephew, Lori Melland, Allen and LeeAnn Melland.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjie; sister, Marian (Jewel) Gallagher; brothers-in-law, Donald Eckerman, Robert Everson, Kenneth DeNure, and Walter (Lois) Melland; sister-in-law, Muriel Holverson; niece, Linda Eckerman, nephews, Donald Gallagher, Tommy Melland, and Kevin Holverson; great-niece, Devon Gabioud; and great-nephew, Bryant Gabioud.
Funeral Services will be held at 12PM NOON on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in South Wayne with Pastor Dennis Perger officiating. Burial will take place following the service in Union Cemetery, South Wayne. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 10AM until the time of the service, at the church. Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Lester’s name.
age 91, of Monroe passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Graceland Manor. He was born on February 22, 1928, the son of George and Carrie (Knapp) Meligan in Rockford, Illinois. Seal was united in marriage to Marjorie Anne Whippler on June 26, 1948 at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Loves Park, Illinois. Seal had been employed with Atwoods in Rockford.
Seal was known for his storytelling. He could strike up a conversation with anyone he met, and he loved telling stories to anyone who would listen.
He is survived by his daughter, Adeline (Mike) Fulton of Brodhead; son, James (Sherri) Meligan of Juda; grandchildren, Amanda and Sarah Fulton, Tiffany (Ryan) Moore, and AJ (Alyssa) Meligan; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Emily Hermanson of Rockford; brother-in-law, William Whippler of Cherry Valley; as well as several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie; son, Randall Meligan; and brother, George Meligan.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, April 26, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. Burial will take place following the service at Byron Cemetery, Byron, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Friday, from 10:00AM until the time of the service, at the funeral home.
Darlene V. Sulzer
age 84, of Monroe, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home. She was born on February 7, 1935, the daughter of Andrew and Ida (McCool) Legler.
Darlene and Andrew Sulzer Jr. were married in 1955 at St. John’s United Church of Christ. She was a Nurses Aid at Pleasant View Nursing Home for 20 years.
She is survived by her daughters, Cindy (Keith) Binder of Monticello, Kelly (Dennis) Miller of Brodhead; grandchildren: Stephanie (Bob Lisser) Denure of Monticello, Stacey (Abe) Schulz of Phoenix, AZ, Brock (Jennifer Wilde) Binder and Blaine (Jennifer) Binder both of Monroe; great-grandchildren, Emmett and Arabella Schulz and Charli Binder; sister, Lillian Kolb of Monroe.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andrew Sulzer Jr.; sisters, Kathryn Flesher, Rose Smith, Leona Neuenschwander and Alice Speich; brothers, Robert and Andrew Legler.
Per Darlene’s wishes private graveside services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in Darlene’s name to the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com. Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Alvin F. Tschudy
age 73 of Monroe, died Saturday, April 27, 2019. He was born on December 28, 1945 in Monroe, the son of Emil and Martha (Grether) Tschudy. He graduated from Monroe High School. Alvin was a lifelong farmer who was committed to conserving the soil. He also worked at Environmental & Foundation Drilling in Waunakee and Kuhn Night in Brodhead. Alvin was a devoted Christian who had a strong faith and shared it with many. He was an active member of Clarno Zion United Methodist Church, the Community Antique Tractor Pullers, Green County Forestry Center, Richland Creek Watershed, and a volunteer for Family Promise. Alvin was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. Al enjoyed hunting and tractor pulling; but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughters, Dawn (Kirk) Oliver of Albany and Debbie (Shawn) Bondele of Freeport; grandchildren: Travis and Kirsten Oliver and Allison and Kristina Bondele; brother, Herman (Debbie) Tschudy of Prairie du Sac; and many lifetime friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, May, 4, 2019 at Monroe United Methodist Church, with Pastor Inwha Shon officiating. A visitation will be held Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. A luncheon will be held, at the church, immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Clarno Zion United Methodist Church in Al’s memory.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com
Dominic T. Klitzke
age 17, of Monroe, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019.
He was born on December 3, 2001 in Janesville, Wisconsin the son of Dale and Lynn (Taylor) Klitzke.
Dominic was a junior at Juda High School.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, fast cars and spending time with friends and family.
His greatest joy was working on cars with his friends.
He aspired to join the military upon graduation and serve in Special Forces.
Dominic will be missed by everyone whose life he touched.
We pray you have found your peace and rest in the Lord Jesus Christ.
He is survived by his parents, Dale and Lynn Klitzke of Monroe; his twin brother, Michael Klitzke of Monroe; his second family, Keith and Penny Ferreri and their children: Logan, Gianna, Parker and Jack Ferreri.
Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Monroe Bible Church with Pastor Troy Watson officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 2nd, from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Monroe Bible Church. There will also be a visitation on Friday, from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com.
Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Richard W. Hillary
age 43 of Monroe, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on December 23, 1975 in Cuba City, WI, the son of Robert Hillary and Peggy Bolton-Siegenthaler. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1994. Richard married Rachel C. Motte on May 14, 2004 in Monroe. He worked as a carpenter for several years, then went to work as an equipment operator at Grande Cheese Co. for the last 8 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, NASCAR, working on cars, woodworking, and spending time with his sons and family.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel; sons: Russell, Remington, and River; his mother, Peggy (Robert) Siegenthaler of Monroe; father, Robert (Cindy) Hillary of Hanover, IL; brother, Adam (Heather) Siegenthaler of Monroe; sisters: Holly (Brett) Mulhall of Janesville and Chelsea (Rick) Vogel of Brodhead; many other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com
Delbert “Jack” Boss
age 89, of Monroe, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Pleasant View Nursing Home. He was born on November 28, 1929, the son of Albert and Bessie (Fischer) Boss in Albany. Jack was united in marriage to Sally Ann Wild on August 24, 1979 in New Glarus.
He enjoyed picking up “junk” to be salvaged, fishing, and playing cards, especially bingo and euchre.
Jack is survived by his wife, Sally of Monroe; step-children, Julian (Jenny Redick) Boss, Christine (Tony) Portman, and William (Jean) Boss all of Monroe; eight step-grandchildren; twelve step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Ervin (Ralph Howe) Boss of Rockford and Wilbert (Nola Grinnell) Boss of Albany; brother-in-law, Don Svendson of Browntown; and sister-in-law, Kay Boss of Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Clara (Ralph) Leopold, Stella Svendson, Lorraine (Russell) Richards, and Delores (Lester) King; and brother, Victor Boss.
Memorial Services will be held at 7PM on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Liberty Baptist Church in Monroe with Pastor Steve Owen officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6PM until the time of service at the church.
Brian Leslie Leighty
age 55, of Browntown passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his home. Brian was born on May 18, 1963 the son of Leslie and Ellen (Peters) Leighty in Chicago, Illinois. He was united in marriage to Cherie Ann Lartz on June 19, 1999 in Rock City, IL. He was a member of Jordan Lutheran Church in Browntown.
Brian was a mechanic for Steve Folk Trucking Company for the past 10 years. He had a great work ethic, he enjoyed fixing things; and could fix just about anything.
Brian is survived by his mother, Ellen Leighty of Browntown; children, Nicole (Juan) Ramirez of Brodhead, Jacob Leighty of Brodhead, and Ashley (Cris) Shore of Rock City, IL; nine grandchildren; and sister Beth (Jeff Martz) Flannery of Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie; wife, Cherie; and step-son, Dan Lartz.
Per Brian’s wishes private family services will be held with Pastor Dennis Perger officiating. Burial will take place at Jordan Lutheran Cemetery in Browntown.
Maxine Rose Doyle
age 95 died Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Pleasant View Nursing Home. She was born on October 7, 1923 in Monroe, the daughter of Max and Rose (Ruegsegger) Voelkli. She graduated from Monroe High School in 1941 and then graduated from Spencerian Business College in Milwaukee. Maxine married Edward J. Doyle on May 6, 1944 in Milwaukee. She worked as Green County Clerk’s Office for many years. She was a member of Women of the Moose, VFW Auxilliary 2312, American Legion Auxilliary, she volunteered as a voting pole worker. She had many hobbies, she loved to dance, cook, sing and play euchre.
She is survived by 4 children: Michael Doyle; his children: Kelly (Scott Aegerter) Doyle, and Bryan (Ann) Doyle; his grandchildren: Braedon, Lyla, and Stella. Son, James (Kay) Doyle; their son: Patrick (Katie Sturdevant) Doyle; and their grandchildren, Lakeyn and Kashton. Son, John (Kathy) Doyle; their daughter: Jennifer (Matt) Wilhelms; and their grandchildren, Cameron and Jack. Daughter, Catherine (John) Baumann; their children: Alex Siedschlag, Kerry (Brian) Bizzigotti, Elizabeth (Dylan Boehme) Siedschlag; and their grandchild, Kai Boehme. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Joan Hoesly; brothers, James and Roger Voelkli.
Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 PM Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery. A visitation will be held Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given in Maxine’s name to the Friends of Pleasant View.
The family would like to thank the staff at Friedensheim and Pleasant View for Maxine’s exceptional care.