Obituaries

Kuhnke, Donald H., age 92, of Adams County

Donald H. Kuhnke, age 92, died April 2nd, 2015 at his home of Liberty Manor, Adams where he had lived the last year of his life.  He was born on June 24, 1923 to the late Frank and Alma (Bublitz) Kuhnke.  Donald spent his early life in Adams County and always considered that home.  Losing More >

Skalak, Thomas J. Jr., age 66, of South Beloit, IL

Thomas J. Skalak, Jr., 66, South Beloit, Illinois, died at 2:25 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in St. Anne’s Nursing Center after a long illness. Born December 12, 1948 in Mauston, Wisconsin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. and Theresa M. (Grabowski) Skalak, Sr. Married the former Karen M. Fitzgerald in South Beloit, More >

Breeze, Judy M., age 71, of Big Flats

Judy M. Breezee, age 71, of Big Flats, Wisconsin passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin.   Rev. John K. Stake will officiate.  Interment will be at the Big Flats Cemetery, Town More >

Nelson, Alice L., age 95, of Nekoosa

Alice L. Nelson, 95, of Nekoosa, and formerly of Camp Douglas, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Retirement Community of Nekoosa. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 2:00 P.M. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 215 Douglas Street, Camp Douglas.   Pastor Jeff  Ruetten will officiate.  Burial will be in the More >

Vandermeir, Eugene Thomas, age 79, of Oxford

Eugene Thomas Vandermeir, age 79, of Oxford, Wisconsin passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Wm S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Homein Friendship, Wisconsin.  Rev. John K. Stake will More >

Roberts, Billy W., age 94, of Friendship

Billy W. Roberts, age 94, of Friendship, Wisconsin died Monday, March 30, 2015 at his home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Memorial services will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Villa Pines Living Center in Friendship, Wisconsin. Billy was born February 15, 1921 in Oskaloosa, Iowa to Warren Roberts and Bernice.   He married More >

Butterbrodt, Kathleen “Kathy” M. (Oleson), age 62, of Nekoosa

Kathleen “Kathy” M.  Butterbrodt (Oleson) age 62 died peacefully surrounded by family at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, WI on March 27, 2015 due to complications of Multiple Sclerosis. Kathy was born to Wally and Gerri Oleson on June 28, 1952 whom she respected and loved dearly.  Graduating from Assumption High School in 1970, she went More >

Reffue, Katherine Antonia (Farina), age 93, of Dellwood, formerly of Beloit

Katherine Antonia (Farina) Reffue, formerly of Beloit, Wi, passed away on March 28, 2015, at Villa Pines Living Center, in Friendship, Wi. She was born on February 13, 1922 in Beloit, Wi, the daughter of Mattia and Vita (Angeleri) Farina; she married Russell H. Reffue on February 21, 1943 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in More >

Leona, Gladys Ella (McConnell), age 95, formerly of Friendship

Gladys Ella Leona Born McConnell, age 95, of Lake Mary, FL, formerly of Friendship, WI, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Gladys was born June 8, 1919 in North Burnett, WI to the late Robert and Mary Burndt Born.  She married John McConnell on May 15, 1937 in Galena, IL. Her first job, at 17, More >

Roller, Robert W., age 92, of Arkdale

Robert W. Roller, age 92, of Arkdale, Wisconsin died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics in Friendship, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Rev. John K. Stake will officiate. Interment will be at the Strongs Prairie Cemetery, More >