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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 […]

 
 

9/2/20 Brodhead Shopper

9/2/20 Brodhead Shopper

 

 
 

She ‘walks with’ Alzheimer’s patients. Monroe caregiver chairs annual walk

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	Ronda Toepfer is the honorary chair of this year’s Green County Alzheimer’s Walk. Walkers may choose their own routes and places to walk and raise money for the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.

Longtime volunteer and caregiver Ronda Toepfer will serve as the honorary chair of the 19th annual Green County Alzheimer’s Walk. Toepfer is a resident assistant at Aster Assisted Living in Monroe. “I’ve been involved with the Alzheimer’s Walk for over 17 years,” Toepfer said in a news release. “I’ve been […]

 
 

Brodhead teacher notches state honor. Kintzle among five selected for excellence

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	Members of Brooke Kintzle’s family were on hand last week when she was named one of five Wisconsin Teachers of the Year. Pictured from the left are Kintzle’s brother, Mitchell Lederman; her parents, Michelle and Lon Lederman; her husband, Mike Kintzle; and Kintzle.

A local educator is one of five selected as Wisconsin Teacher of the Year for 2021. Brooke Kintzle (nee Lederman) teaches cross-categorical special education at Brodhead Middle School. Kintzle has taught at the school since 2014, where she “strives to create an inclusive and trauma-sensitive environment in her classroom,” according […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

8/26/20 Brodhead Shopper

8/26/20 Brodhead Shopper

 

 
 

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.  […]

 
 

8/19/20 Brodhead Shopper

8/19/20 Brodhead Shopper

 

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Winners of garden of the month – Flowers and so much more

Donald and Stella Wolters

  The Brodhead Evening Garden Club has chosen the yards of Donald and Stella Wolters, located at 17416 Wisconsin Highway 81, for the Garden of the Month Award. After driving around, we decided on theirs. Then along came the storm, which beat up a lot of the couple’s petunias. Pick […]