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Obituaries

Clark, Richard A age 65 of Lyndon Station

Richard A. Clark  age 65 of Lyndon Station, WI passed away June 2nd 2020 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer, he was surrounded by family and close friends.

He was born in Mauston, WI on December 12th 1954 to the late Ralph and Alberta (Babcock) Clark.

Barreau, Gary B age 67 of Mauston

Gary B Barreau, 67, of Mauston WI passed away unexpectedly on Sunday May 24 at UW Hospital in Madison WI due to a heart attack.  Gary was born in Mauston on November 20, 1952 to Bernard and Rita (Gavin) Barreau.  Gary grew up with his siblings on his parents’ farm on Townline Rd where he gained many life-long friendships among the residents of the Seven Mile Creek township and surrounding community.   He graduated from Mauston High School in 1970 and married Lynne Trenshaw in 1975.  Gary tried his hand at many different careers including farming and feed sales.  Through the years he traveled the entire state of Wisconsin selling his own line of feeds under the name “New Era Feeds”.  In his travels he made innumerable connections, partnerships and friendships that have lasted until this day.  He eventually couldn’t deny his love of the land anymore and decided to return “home” to Mauston to try his hand at farming.  He spent many happy hours in a John Deere

Kaye, Wayne Ellis age 82 of Hancock

Wayne Ellis Kaye, age 82, of Hancock, Wisconsin died Friday, May 29, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Per Wayne’s request, no services will be held.

Saliger, Robert “Bob” age 84 of Friendship

Robert “Bob”  Saliger, age 84, of Friendship, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids.

Farver, Donald William age 90 of Tomah

Donald William Farver passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 20th, 2020,in his homein Tomah, WI at the age of 90.  Don was born in Ashton, IL on January 24th, 1930 to Wraye and Viola (Herbert) Farver and was the youngest of five children.The family moved to Harvard, IL, where Don attended and graduated from high school in 1949.  During his time as a Harvard Hornet, Don exceled in sports, lettering in football, basketball, and track.

Mikolite, Vivian Marclaire age 93 of Hinsdale Il

Vivian Marclaire Mikolite, age 93, of Hinsdale, Illinois died Monday, May 18, 2020 in Brookfield, Illinois.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Arkdale Trinity Lutheran Church in Arkdale, Wisconsin.   Pastor Terri Skildum will officiate.  Interment will be at the East Arkdale Cemetery, Town of Strongs Prairie, Wisconsin.  

Hiller, Wendy Lee age 68 of Wisconsin Dells

Wendy Lee Hiller, age 68, of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, died at home on Saturday, May 16, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.

No services are planned per Wendy’s wishes.

Hodan, Lawrence Anthony age 89 of Adams

Lawrence Anthony Hodan, age 89, of Adams, Wisconsin died Monday, May 11, 2020 at House of the Dove Hospice Home in Marshfield, Wisconsin with his daughter by his side.

Carter, Emma H age 90 of New Lisbon

Emma H. Carter age 90 of New Lisbon, WI died on Saturday May 9th, 2020 at Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon. 

A Graveside service will take place on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:00AM at the New Lisbon City Cemetery.  Relatives and friends are invited to the graveside from 10:30AM until the time of Service.  Pastor John Barker presiding.  The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with services. Online condolences available at www.harefuneralhome.com

Ruppert, Dennis L age 78 of Necedah

Dennis “Rup” L. Ruppert, age 78, of Necedah, Wisconsin passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer, he was surrounded by family and close friends.
He was born in Dodgeville, Wisconsin on February 26, 1942 to the late Sylvester and Virginia (Bang) Ruppert.  Dennis enlisted in the navy on November 9, 1960 and served as a Boilerman on the U.S.S. Robert E. Lee for 4 years.  He concluded his honorable service on November 12, 1964 after leaving the Navy. He went to work at Gisholt Machine for 13 years where he became a licensed electrician. Dennis worked E&S Electric for 10 years in Mt. Horeb, and then went to work for Meriter Hospital as an electrician, and retired as the Engineering Department Supervisor from Meriter Hospital in April of 2002.  He also worked for Tri-Lakes Management as a weed harvester for 9 years.