Obituaries

Marlene Beth Messling

DEERFIELD - Marlene Beth Anderson was born on a farm in Mound Valley near Middlebury Church outside Platteville, Wis., to Gladys Lenore Klosterman and William Henry Anderson, the seventh of eight children. Marlene graduated from Doudna Laboratory School and following…

Lois Delores Larson

SANTA MONICA, Calif. / MONONA / STOUGHTON - Lois Delores Larson, age 95, of Stoughton, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Agrace HospiceCare in Janesville. She was born on Jan. 26, 1927, in Madison, Wis., the daughter of…

Ronald David Keesey-Berg

MADISON - David was born Ronald David Berg in Casper, Wyoming on September 13th, 1932, to Reverend Elmer Melchior Berg and Gunda Bertina (Stavee) Berg. His family moved several times during his childhood as his father accepted pastoral calls to…

John C. Liebenthal

COLUMBUS, WI/PHOENIX, AZ--John C. Liebenthal passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Valley Hospice Center in Phoenix, AZ on July 23, 2022, at the age of 60 after living his life with a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy known as…

Rosalyn D. Legler

BROOKLYN, Wis. -- Rosalyn D. Legler, age 90, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, at her home with family at her side. She was born on July 18, 1932, in Gratiot, WI, the daughter of Emil and Elisabeth (Fischer)…

Gerald Eugene Wiessinger

Gerald E. “Jerry” Wiessinger passed away after a long illness on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. He was born May 26, 1933 the son of Ada Hanson. He graduated on June 1, 1955 from Lodi High School. Jerry served in the…

Wallace C. Hansen

Wallace C. Hansen, age 76, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 17, 1945, in Wausau, WI, the son of Wallace D. and Evelyn M. (Maahs)…

Orrin Rongstad

Orrin Rongstad, age 91, of Middleton, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. He was born on April 22, 1931, in York, Wis., to Johnny and Cora Rongstad, the fourth of six children. Orrin graduated from Osseo High School as…

Richard "Dick" Nawratil

Richard "Dick" Nawratil, age, 77, of Monona, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. He was born on Aug. 16, 1944, in Chicago, Ill., to Charles and Bernice (Kretchen) Nawratil. His family relocated to Monona, Wis., in 1954. He remained…

LaVera “Lolly” Dickinson

LaVera “Lolly” (Dybdahl) Dickinson, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She was born on July 23, 1931, to Clayton and Laura (Danz) Garfoot in Richland Center, Wis. When she was still young, the family moved to Black…

Mary Jane Maier

Mary Jane Maier, age 85, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. She was born on July 30, 1937, in Baraboo, the daughter of Gerald and Blanche (Hynek) Fike. Mary Jane graduated from Sauk City in 1955. She…

Mark W. Lederer

Mark W. Lederer, age 70, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, surrounded by his loving wife of 40 years, Lynn Levin, their daughter, Sarah Levin-Lederer and son-in-law, Sam Johnston. He was born on April 3, 1952, in…

Susanne M. Cannon

Susanne M. Cannon, age 87, of Oregon, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Villa at Middleton Village. She was born May 17, 1935, in Wittenberg, to Ivan and Margaret (Koeppen) Carey. Sue graduated from UW-Oshkosh and married…

Elizabeth Gale Markielewski

Elizabeth Gale “Betty” Markielewski, age 84, of Cottage Grove, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. She was born on Nov. 16, 1937, in Middle Inlet, Marinette County, Wis., the daughter of John Grandow and Blanche (LaLiberty) Grandow. Betty married…

James Klongland

James Richard Klongland, age 79, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. James was born on Jan. 19, 1943, to Henry and Virginia Klongland in Madison, Wis. James grew up in Madison, graduating from Madison East High School…

Barbara Erickson

Barbara Jean Erickson was a kind & loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and friend. She left this world on Sunday evening, August 7th at the age of 89 at SSM Health in Monroe, WI. Barbara was…

Kathie Hanson

Kathie Jo McGaan Hanson, of Madison, Wis., passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, at the age of 80. Kathie was born on Nov. 4, 1941, to James and Josephine McGaan in Galesburg, Ill. She grew…

Jeffery Hathaway

Jeffery Hathaway, age 64 of Leland, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Meriter Hospital, after a short illness. Jeffery was the son of Rex and Carol (Mielke) Hathaway. He grew up in Blue Mounds, WI and attended Mount…

Keith Allan Stormer

Keith A. Stormer was carried by the angels Saturday, August 6, 2022, following a cardiac arrest. He was born on October 13, 1956, the son of Joseph and Mildred (Schroeder) Stormer. Keith worked at Madison Gas & Electric Company in…

G. Steven “Steve” Beavers

G. Steven “Steve” Beavers- Steve was born in Los Angeles, CA on August 15, 1959. He graduated from University High School in 1977. After graduating, he spent a year at U C Santa Cruz where he “had WAY too much…

John "Johnny" Jaworski

It is with deep sadness that we share the unexpected passing of, John “Johnny” Jaworski, 58, of Greenfield, Wisconsin, on August 4th, 2022. John was born on June 26th, 1964, to George and Aleksandra Jaworski in Greenfield, Wisconsin. John spent…

Colonel Robert "Bob" Martin Buchta

Colonel Robert Martin “Bob” Buchta, 83, passed away at his home on August 5, 2022. Born and raised in Binghamton, New York, Bob was the eldest of 10 children born to working class parents. When he was old enough, he…

Ronald "Ron" Lee Pfeil

Ronald “Ron” Lee Pfeil, age 60, passed away on August 4, 2022, at Agrace Hospice Care. Ron was born on May 22, 1962, in Madison, Wisconsin to parents Gerald and Nancy (Haack) Pfeil. A full obituary will appear at a…

Maureen Ann Charlton

Maureen Ann Charlton rode her bike to the gates of Heaven, where the good Lord took her into the palm of his hand, on Sunday, July 31, 2022. She battled glioblastoma for two and a half years. Maureen was born…