Obituaries

Laurie B. Mlatawou

MADISON - Laurie Burnstein Mlatawou aka "DJ Laurie," mother, attorney, friend and seeker of justice, 46, died Saturday, 5/19/12, surrounded by her loving family. 

Gertrude B. Walstad

Gertrude B. "Gert" Walstad, age 99, of Williams Bay, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 surrounded by her family at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center near Elkhorn, following a brief illness. 

Richard L. Neuman

LODI-Richard L. Neuman, age 75, died Friday, May 18, 2012, following a brief battle with cancer. 

Emmett P. Gallagher

MADISON-Emmett P. Gallagher, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at his granddaughter, Shelby's home after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. 

LaJean Wilson

MADISON-LaJean Wilson was welcomed into God's arms at 5:30 in the morning on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Meriter Hospital in Madison.

Betty Marie Hanson

Betty Marie Hanson, age 84 of Madison, formerly of rural Blanchardville and New Glarus, died on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. 

Janet M. Kramer

JANESVILLE--- Janet M. Kramer, age 48, of Janesville, died on Friday, May 18, 2012, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Irma Ruth Freund

DeForest-Irma Ruth (Messman) Freund, age 87, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

LaVerna P. (Wilson) Hoey

Sun Prairie- LaVerna P. (Wilson) Hoey, age 83, passed away on April 27, 2012, at her home surrounded by her beloved family. 

Ellsworth H. Below

OREGON-Ellsworth H. Below, age 91, of Oregon, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012, at HospiceCare.

Everett J. Erlien

JANESVILLE--- Everett J. Erlien, age 85, of Janesville, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Rock Haven.

Walter L. "Snuffie" Schwartz

We are honored in celebrating the life of Walter L. "Snuffie" Schwartz who joined the Lord on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the age of 84.

Donald E. "Don" Beale

Madison – Donald E. "Don" Beale, age 75, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

Nancy K. Johnson

Nancy K. Johnson, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012. Nancy was born in Coal City, Illinois on April 24th, 1934 to Marvin and Eloise Kausler.

Sandra J. Thym-Sandlan

MADISON – Sandra J. Thym-Sandlan, age 65 of Madison, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Agrace HospiceCare Center in Fitchburg.

Janice A. Brunsell

Madison - Janice A. Brunsell, age 76, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison.

Donald A. Amdahl

Madison -Donald A. Amdahl, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Badger Prairie Health Care Center in Verona.

Karen Kebbe Dennis

Karen (Harvey) Dennis, age 55 of Baraboo, Wisconsin, formerly of LaCrosse, Wisconsin walked on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at her residence following a life altering experience with cancer.  

Sharon Collette Schmude

Sharon C. Schmude, age 70 of Baraboo, Wisconsin died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at her home in Baraboo. 

Marilyn J. Moody

Marilyn J. Moody, 69, of Blue Mounds, formerly of Belmont, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 unexpectedly in her sleep at home. 

Joshua C Schroeder

BELOIT/JANESVILLE--- Joshua C. Schroeder, age 33, of Beloit, and formerly of Janesville, died on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at home.

Velma Hipenbecker

Velma B. Hipenbecker, age 99, died on Monday, May 14, 2012 at Willow Pointe in Verona.