Obituaries

LARRY ALLEN STEFANIK

LARRY ALLEN STEFANIK

Larry Allen Stefanik, age 77, of Brodhead, passed away on Sept. 10, 2020, while at the Woods Crossing Nursing Home in Brodhead. Larry was born on March 1, 1943, in Milwaukee, the son of Paul and Marvella (Radtke) Stefanik. Larry married his wife of over 47 years, Kathleen Finley, on […]

 
 

Rosemary Wilke

Rosemary Wilke

Rosemary Wilke, age 86, of Brodhead, passed away on Sept. 7, 2020, at Aster Assisted Living in Monroe.  She was born the daughter of George and Ruth (Rodebaugh) Sands on Sept. 30, 1933.  She attended Orfordville High School, where she met her husband, Verne E. Wilke, and was married on […]

 
 

HAZEL L. JOHNSON

HAZEL L. JOHNSON

Hazel L. Johnson of Brodhead, age 98, passed away on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at the Agrace Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Janesville, Wisconsin. She was born Nov. 13, 1921, in Argyle, Wisconsin, the daughter of Ever and Estella (Scott) Nyborg. She married Clyde Johnson in 1942 and […]

 
 

JOSEPH H. NASH

JOSEPH H. NASH

Joseph H. Nash, age 66, of Janesville, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. He was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, on Nov. 20, 1953, the son of Dr. Charles and Genevieve (Wittl) Nash. Joe married the former Pennie Edwards and they had two sons, Chris and Adam. They […]

 
 

RICHARD A. COPLIEN

RICHARD A. COPLIEN

Richard A. Coplien, age 70, of Brodhead, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 4, 1949, in Monroe, the son of Earl and Beatrice (Pinnow) Coplien. He graduated from Brodhead High School in 1967. He started out working […]

 
 

SHERMAN D. SCHEIDEGGER

SHERMAN D. SCHEIDEGGER

Sherman D. Scheidegger, age 83, passed away on Sept. 3, 2020, at the Janesville Mercy Hospital. Sherman was born on Nov. 29, 1936, in Beloit, Wisconsin, the son of Howard and Edith (Poff) Scheidegger.  He married Shirley Anderson on April 6, 1957, in Brodhead. Sherman owned and operated Farm and […]

 
 

MARLENE MEINERT

MARLENE MEINERT

Marlene Meinert, age 80, died Aug. 28, 2020, at the Janesville Mercy Hospital. She lived, she loved, she kept Jesus in her heart and she was blessed with two sons and their families. Marlene was born Sept. 20, 1939, in Freeport, Illinois. She was a farmer’s daughter and a country […]

 
 

Dorothy Jane Shimko

Dorothy Jane Shimko

Dorothy Jane (Marker) Shimko, age 94, returned to the heart of God on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020.  She was born Sept. 12, 1925, in Farmington, Pennsylvania, to Jesse Marker and Martha (Kunkle) Marker. Early on, Dorothy said she wouldn’t marry a farmer or a pastor because they worked long hours.  […]

 
 

RITA PUNZEL

RITA PUNZEL

Rita Fey Punzel, 73, of Janesville, passed away at Riverside Terrace in Beloit on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. She was born in Monroe, WI, on Jan. 5, 1947, the daughter of Ervin and Ruth (Williams) Hauri. She grew up in the Beloit/Orfordville area and attended Orfordville High School. She married […]

 
 

GLORIA ALEXANDER

GLORIA ALEXANDER

Gloria Jean Alexander, 87, of Albany passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Pleasant View Nursing Home surrounded by her family. She was born at home, the daughter of George and Millicent (Sinks) Drew on Sept. 13, 1932, in Magnolia, IL. She attended Beloit High School. Gloria was united […]