Obituaries

Sparby, Elmer Darwin, age 85 of Arkdale

Elmer Darwin Sparby, age 85, of Arkdale, Wisconsin joined the Lord in heaven on Monday, June 25, 2018, at Fair View Nursing Home in Mauston, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at the Arkdale Trinity Lutheran Church in Arkdale, Wisconsin.   Pastor Terri Skildum will officiate.  Interment with military More >

Knutson, James Dusty, age 53 of Mauston

James Dusty Knutson, 53 of Mauston passed away, Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Meriter Hospital in Madison, WI.  Jim was preceded in death by his grandparents Esther and Glen Knutson and Helen and Norman Meiers.   Jim was born on July 14, 1964 and was the son of Kirby Knutson and Pat Dutzle.   Jim More >

Hess, Bernice Selma Jane (nee McClain), age 101 of Mauston

Bernice Selma Jane (nee McClain) Hess, age 101, went home to the loving arms of her Father in heaven on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Cottage Care in Mauston where she resided..   Survived by her children: John (Deanna), Murten (Shirley), Phillip (Rose), and Sandra; brother Earl and sister-in-law Elaine (Sam) Hess.  She was preceded More >

Rickey, Darlene Kay, age 62 of Sparta

Darlene Kay Rickey, 62, of Sparta, WI, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 24, 2018. Darlene was born May 15, 1956, to LeRoy and Evelyn (Larson) Hanson. A Celebration of Darlene’s life will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and will conclude with a short prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the More >

Opsahl, Emily, age 96 of Cashton

Emily Opsahl, 96, of Cashton, WI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby, WI. Funeral Services will be held, Saturday, June 30, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church rural Cashton, WI.  Brad Lindberg will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Moen Cemetery.  Family and friends are invited More >

Kessler, Irene P., age 94 of Sparta

Irene P. Kessler, 94, of Sparta, WI, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018, at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in Sparta. Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 29, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home in Sparta.  Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Sparta.  Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday More >

Lambert, Mildred Hazel, age 101 of Anoka, Mn, formerly of Friendship

Mildred Hazel Lambert passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018 surrounded by the love of her family in Anoka MN at the age of 101. She was born September 27, 1916 to Roy and Flossie Haskins in Adams County WI. Her mother died at her birth and she was raised by her grandmother, Frances Haskins More >

Neely, John Watson, age 83 of Hancock

John Watson Neely, age 83, of Hancock, Wisconsin died Sunday, June 24, 2018 at his home. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 29th at Roseberry’s Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. John was born More >

Shipman, Paul Wayne, age 48 of Friendship

Paul Wayne Shipman, 48 (formally of Pittsburg, KS, currently of Friendship, WI) lost his long time battle with Guillain-Barre Syndrome in the early hours of Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at the U of W Health Hospital located in Madison WI. Paul was born on July 2, 1969 in Buena Park, CA.  Early in his childhood More >

Stock, Benjamin, age 96 of Lyndon Station

Funeral services for Benjamin Stork, age 96 of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the CAL Center, Reedsburg Area High School in Reedsburg, Wisconsin with a luncheon immediately following the service. Burial is reserved privately for the family. Visitation will be held at the Cal Center, Reedsburg More >