Obituaries

Mary Lou Nelson

Mary Lou (Aldene) Nelson, 90, of Platteville, Wisconsin, peacefully left this world and was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the 26th of September, 2020 at Southwest Health Center.

Thelma M. Koehler

Thelma Marie Koehler aged 88, died peacefully at Pine Villa Memory Care in Prairie du Sac on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Patricia A. (Slater) Christensen

Patricia A. (Slater) Christensen, age 84, of Stoughton, passed away peacefully at Agrace HospiceCare on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. She was born March 17, 1936, the daughter of Rex L. and Celia M. (Swenson) Slater. Pat married Archie T. Christensen…

Richard E. "Dick" Williamson

Richard E. "Dick" Williamson, a witness to much of his beloved country's history, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Born in Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 15, 1928, Dick had to get away from his hometown to discover his love…

Geraldine L. Relph

Geraldine L. Relph, age 67, of Hollandale, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born on Oct. 30, 1952, in Madison, the daughter of George and Ragna (Larson) Bringe. Geraldine graduated from Sun Prairie…

Martha Hartman

Martha Hartman, age 94, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at The Cottages in Madison. She was born on July 4, 1926, in Holstein, Iowa, the daughter of James and Carrie (Hansen) Leinbaugh. Martha always joked…

Dawn Swiggum Erickson

Dawn Swiggum Erickson, age 68, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous six-year cancer battle. She was born on Dec. 29, 1951, in Madison, the daughter of…

Carol Jean Olbert

Carol Jean Obert, age 92, of Monroe, formerly of Orangeville, passed on to her heavenly home on Friday, September 25, 2020, at Monroe Clinic Hospital with her family by her side. Carol was born on December 28, 1927 at home…

Francis “Frank” O’Connor

Francis “Frank” O’Connor passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Friday September 25, 2020. Frank was born on the O’Connor Family Farm in the Town of Primrose, WI on May 15, 1932. The farm quickly became his lifelong…

Sylvia Agnes (Layton) Laubmeier

Sylvia Agnes (Layton) Laubmeier, age 94, passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2020, at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, Sauk City, WI. She was born June 7, 1926, in Paragould, AR, the youngest of six children, to the late Sylvester and Imma…

David "Dave" Braley

MONONA/MCFARLAND - David “Dave” Braley, age 88, of McFarland, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. He was born on March 14, 1932, in Madison, the son of Joseph and Mildred (Aberle) Braley. Dave married the love of his life,…

Mary Ruth (Haney) Young

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Ruth (Haney) Young announces her peaceful passing at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, Wis., on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, following a valiant battle with breast cancer. Mary was born on Nov.…

David Hilker

David Hilker, age 81, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Meriter Hospital. He was born on May 24, 1939, in Madison, the son of Rodney Hilker and Mabel (Schulz) of Juneau, Wis. Dave grew up…