Obituaries

Pfaff, Michael, age 16, of Elroy

Michael Pfaff, age 16, of rural Elroy, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 15, 2015. Michael was born on November 19, 1998 in Madison to Nicholas and Kelly (Kidd) Pfaff. Michael was a sophomore at Mauston High School. He enjoyed playing saxophone in the Mauston High School Band and had a passion for roller skating. He More >

Dammen, Andrew Brice, age 24, of Mauston

Andrew ‘Andy” Brice Dammen, 24, of Mauston died Wednesday, February 11, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015, 1:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St. Tomah, WI.  Pastor Terri J. Skildum will officiate.  Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are invited to call at More >

Ollendick, Hilda Jesse (Shires), age 89, of Tomah

Hilda Jesse (Shires) Ollendick, 89 of Tomah and formerly of the Oakdale and Clifton area died Friday, February 13, 2015 at the home of her daughter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday February 16, 2015, 11:00 A.M. at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church, Indian Creek.  Rev. George Graham will officiate.  More >

Walter, Rebecca Jill (nee Carter), age 57

Rebecca Jill (nee Carter) Walter, born February 25, 1957, left this earth due to aggressive brain cancer to join her father William Frederick Carter and sister Kristin Britt Carter Walter and is now at peace in heaven with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She is loved by her mother Emma Ronne Carter, husband Alvin More >

Higginbotham, Richard “Dick” D., age 69, of New Lisbon

Richard “Dick” D. Higginbotham, age 69, of New Lisbon, died Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at home. He was born in Richland Center on Jan. 29, 1946, the son of Richard and Edith Wilma “Willy” (Fowell) Higginbotham. Dick graduated from Royal High School in Elroy in 1964. He married Kathleen “Kathie” Schindler on Aug. 6, 1974 More >

Gibbens, Joyce Ann, age 75, of Easton, formerly of Oxford

Joyce Ann Gibbens, age 75 of Easton and formerly of Oxford passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, February 10, 2015 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. Joyce was born at home in Oxford to Hiram and Ida (Smith) Goodhue on September 21, 1939. She graduated from Oxford High School in 1957 and later earned an More >

Thompson, Laura Eleanor, age 99, of Kendall

Laura Eleanor Thompson, 99, of Kendall, died on Monday, February 9, 2015, at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hillsboro. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday February 14, 2015, 11:00 A.M. at the Fountain Lutheran Church, W10815 Church Rd. Kendall, WI 54638.  Pastor Wesley Dunbar will officiate. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Relatives and friends More >

Irwin, Morton K., age 86, of Baraboo

Morton (Mort) K. Irwin, 86, of Baraboo, passed away peacefully on February 8th at the St. Claire Hospice House in Baraboo. He was born in Middleton on January 12, 1929 to Charles and Josephine (Thoreson) Irwin. Siblings include John Irwin, Ellie Ferry, Doris Bolgrihn, Marian Bartels and John Irwin. He was preceded in death by More >

Frazer, Olive L., age 92, of Oxford

Olive L. Frazer, age 92, of Oxford, Wisconsin died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics in Friendship, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin.  Pastor Marci Nichols and Pastor Charley Jones will officiate.  Interment will be at the Davis More >

Pfister, Stephen Charles, age 55, of Friendship

Stephen Charles Pfister, devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 7, 2015, surrounded by his family at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin, after a brief and sudden illness. He was 55. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 13, at St. Joseph’s More >