Obituaries

DEBRA J. SPERRY

DEBRA J. SPERRY

Debra J. Sperry, age 62, of Beloit, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at her home.  She was born on Sept. 27, 1956 in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Robert and Virginia (Brown) Hopkins.  She married Alan L. Sperry on Oct. 18, 1975 in Brodhead, WI. […]

 
 

HARVEY D. MORRISON

HARVEY D. MORRISON

Harvey D. Morrison, age 74, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the Beloit Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness.  He was born on April 22, 1944 in Beloit, WI, the son of Robert and Alice (Morse) Morrison.  He married Beverly E. Willison on July 10, 1965 […]

 
 

BURTON “JACK” PIERCE

BURTON “JACK” PIERCE

Burton “Jack” Pierce passed away peacefully at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, WI on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Jack was born in Green County Wisconsin on Sept. 17, 1926 to Ralph and Vernis (Matzke) Pierce.  He graduated from Brodhead HS in the class of 1944. Jack served in the United States Navy […]

 
 

HOWARD A. KRUPKE

HOWARD A. KRUPKE

Howard A. Krupke, age 87, of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Woods Crossing, Brodhead, WI. He was born on Jan. 31, 1932 in Beloit, WI, the son of Elmer and Marie (Higgins) Krupke. He married Jeanette McDonald on Feb. 11, 1950 in Beloit, WI. Howard had […]

 
 

Mary P. Runaas

Mary P. Runaas

Mary P. Runaas, age 68, of Orfordville, Wis., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, WI.  She was born on April 30, 1950 in Madison, WI, the daughter of Hershel and Gladys (Hanold) Brockman.  She married Dale R. Runaas on August 31, 1968 at Luther […]

 
 

Adeline Mardelle Matzke

Adeline Mardelle Matzke

Adeline Mardelle Matzke, 95, of Monroe, formerly of Juda, died peacefully Wednesday January 16, 2019 at Aster Assisted Living in Monroe.  Mardelle was born December 16, 1923 at Deaconess Hospital in Monroe, the daughter of Henry S. and Erma V. (Matzke) Norder.  She attended West School near the family farm […]

 
 

Dorothy Mae (Jaques) Speth

Dorothy Mae (Jaques) Speth

Dorothy Mae (Jaques) Speth, age 94, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe. She was born on August 16, 1924 in Mineral Point, the child of Lester and Alice (Huxtable) Jaques. Dorothy attended school in Belmont, graduating in 1942. She later attended Bayless Business […]

 
 

William O. “Uncle” Rhyner

William O. “Uncle” Rhyner, 86, of Durand, Ill. died at 4:58 a.m. Saturday, January 5 2019 in Wood’s Crossing Nursing Home after a brief illness. He was born July 30, 1932 in Durand, Ill., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel and Mabel (Zimmerli) Rhyner.  Uncle graduated from Durand High […]

 
 

John Burton Schmitt

John Burton Schmitt

Darlington- June 10, 1956 must have been a special night in Illinois. A little baby was anxious to arrive. He wouldn’t wait for his mother to reach the delivery room – the bed would have to do. He had ideas of his own…it started young. They named him John Burton […]

 
 

NEIL R. LAUBE

NEIL R. LAUBE

Neil R. Laube, 75, of Junction City, Wis., died peacefully from cancer, January 1, 2019, while holding the hand of his wife of 50 years, Mary Jo (Kethcart) Laube, in their home. He was born January 10, 1943, in Brodhead, Wis., the son of the late Elzie V. and late […]