Brodhead, WI – LaVerne O. Gadow, 93, of Brodhead passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at SSM Hospice Home in Monroe WI. He was born July 22, 1930 in Monroe WI, the son of Orvel Gadow Sr. and Pearl (Malkow) Gadow.  LaVerne married Dorothy Goodger on October 14, 1954. LaVerne and Dorothy farmed together for 37 years. They retired to Brodhead in 1991 where he enjoyed helping Dorothy with her many projects inside and outside the house.

 Laverne is survived by his son Richard, sister and brother in laws;  Janet (Ron) Nenneman, brothers in law,  Earl (Nancy) Goodger and Dave Mitchell;  sister in laws, Pat (Roger) Albrecht, Delores Goodger, Diane Goodger and Ruth Goodger;  as well as many nieces nephews and other relatives and friends, including special friends, Juanita and Bob Miller.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, his son Kenneth in infancy, brothers and sister in laws, Robert (Margaret) Gadow and Orvel (Joan) Gadow, sister in law, Shirley Mitchell;  brother in laws, Donald, Robert and John Goodger.

The Gadow family would like to extend a special thank you to the SSM Hospital and Hospice Home for their compassionate care.

Graveside services will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 1:00 PM. The DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead is assisting the family.