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Obituaries

Kaminski, Christine P. Age 55 of Necedah

Buttner, Bill Age 89 of Mauston

Zulawski, Dolores M. Age 83 Formerly of Mauston

Lee, Edward “Eddie” R age 26

Edward “Eddie” R. Lee, age 26, passed away unexpectedly on August 18th,2020.

Eddie was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin on October 30th, 1993 to Dorothy Gum and Arthur Lee.

Eddie started school in Wisconsin Dells, WI. In 2nd grade, his family relocated to the Adams Friendship area where Eddie attended school and graduated with the class of 2012. Eddie was very active in school. He played football and was also in cheerleading & powerlifting.

Zilinski, Dorothy M age 95 of Mauston

Dorothy M Zilinski (nee Blazewicz), age 95, of Mauston, WI passed away Saturday, August 22 at Elroy Health Services. 

Dorothy was born on November 17, 1924 in Mauston, WI to Michael and Mary (Niemojewski)Blazewicz in Mauston, WI.  She graduated from Mauston High School.  After marrying Gene and living in St. Francis, WI for more than 20 years, she returned home and worked for Best Power before she retired to enjoy many years entertaining family and friends at her home on Castle Rock Lake.  She was an active member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church serving in the Parish Council of Catholic Women for many years.

Tiedtke, William L age 78 of Elroy

William L. Tiedtke, age 78 years, of rural Elroy, Wisconsin, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020 at the Serenity House in Tomah.

He was born on August 19, 1942 to Harry and Isolene (Ewing) Tiedtke in the Town of Woodland, Sauk County, Wisconsin.

Frisk, Donald Albert age 88 of New Lisbon

Riley, John S “Jack” age 64 of New Lisbon

John S. “Jack” Riley age 64 of New Lisbon died at his home on August 14, 2020.

Jack was born on May 31, 1956, the third child of Thomas C. Riley and Margaret J. (Bohen) Riley.  He is survived by his partner and long -time caregiver of 25 years Sandy Macrafic.  He is further survived by two sisters, Sharon Riley of Waukesha WI, and Donna Hoile (Willian) of Oconomowoc WI, and their children Will, Spencer and Sydney.

Rubash, Mary E age 98

Mary E. Rubash, age 98, died of complications due to a stroke on August 10th, 2020 in Edina, MN.

Mary is survived by her five sons and two daughters-in-law: John Rubash of Burnsville, Mn. Dave Rubash of New Brighton, MN. Thomas Rubash of Palm Desert, CA.  Charles Rubash (Terry) of Monona, WI. and Timothy Rubash (Pamela) of Apple Valley, MN.  She also had six grandchildren: Daniel, Alexander, Keely, Nichelle, Jacob, and Roxanne. And two greatgrandchildren: Matthias and Kirsten.

She was preceded in death by her husband

Kort, Virjean Margaret age 87 of Grand Rapids, WI

Virjean “Jean” Margaret Kort, age 87, of Grand Rapids, WI  passed away in her home Saturday, August 8, 2020 following a short illness.

Jean was born August 12, 1932, in Marshfield, WI to Jacob and Theresa (Bauer) Wolf.  She graduated from Marshfield High School in 1950 and went to UW-Madison where she graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in 1953.  Jean married John A. Kort, a pharmacist of Shawano, WI, in December of 1954.  She worked for the V.A. hospital in Madison until 1959 when she and John moved to Adams and purchased Goggin Drug Store and Hotel Adams (later Adams Hotel Apartments).