|Prickril, Adeline "Linda" Helen (Esterl)
WAUSAU, WI--Adeline "Linda" Prickril, age 83, of 215 Reservoir Ave.,
Wausau, died Wednesday July 17, 2002, at Community Health Care Wausau Hospital
after a brief & courageous battle with cancer. In 1940, she received
her B.S. degree in secondary education from UW-Madison. From 1940-1950,
Linda taught English and Speech at Stratford, Hurley, Bellwood, IL, and
Janesville. She enjoyed attending numerous reunions at Park Falls, Stratford,
Janesville, and most recently her 60th UW-Madison event.
Linda is survived by her husband, Louis B. Prickril of Wausau; a son,
David R. (Gina) Prickril of Marlton, N.J.; a Daughter, Paula E. (Dr. Jeffrey)
Menn of Viroqua, WI; a sister, Teresa Kress of Waukesha; grandchildren:
Emily Menn of Madison, Jacob Menn of Madison, Aurora Menn of Wausau, Austin
Menn of Viroqua, Maria, Lisa & Brian Prickril of Marlton, N.J., and
Kaila & Kelsi Prickril of San Diego,CA. She was preceded in death by
a son, Jon C. Prickril, D.D.S.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 pm Sat., July 20, 2002, at the
CHURCH OF ST. ANNE, Wausau. Fr. Keith Apfelbeck will officiate. Entombment
will be in Memorial Chapel Mausoleum at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery,
Wausau. Visitation will be on Friday from 6 until 8 pm at BRAINARD FUNERAL
HOME, WAUSAU, and again on Saturday from 12 Noon until the time of service
at the church. Memorials may be given in her memory to Comfort Care &
Hospice Services, Wausau.
Prielipp, Norma L.
June 16, 1922 - July 23, 2002
JANESVILLE--Norma L. Prielipp, age 80, of 7805 Kidder Rd., died unexpectedly
at her home on Tues., July 23, 2002. She was born on June 16, 1922, in
Sharon, WI, the daughter of August and Stefania Vollmer. Norma was a graduate
of Delavan High School and a 1946 graduate of the Mercy Hospital School
of Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse in the Janesville area for
over 30 years. Norma married Gordon C. Prielipp on May 15, 1948, in Delavan;
he preceded her in death on March 26, 2001. She was a member of St. Mary
Catholic Church, Milton, Ladies of the Elk, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
Alumni Assoc. and a volunteer at the Rock County Courthouse. She was an
avid cook and gardener.
She is survived by her 3 daughters: Nancy (Ken) Manthei of Janesville,
Patricia Hawkins of Anoka, MN, and Connie Prielipp of Iowa City, IA; a
son, Dr. Richard (Julie) Prielipp of Winston Salem, NC; 4 grandchildren:
Dana (Brent) Antti of Oshkosh, Jason Manthei of Janesville, and Andrew
and Stephanie Hawkins of Anoka, MN; and a sister, Ninnette Stefanski of
St. Petersburg, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband;
a brother, Alfred Vollmer; and a sister, Lola Vollmer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., July 27,
2002, at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Milton, with Fr. James Kuhn officiating.
Entombment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Friends may call on Saturday
from 10 until 11 a.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to HospiceCare,
Inc. SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family.
We will miss you and will never forget you.
Rasmussen, Alice Mae
November 26, 1922 - July 11, 2002
COLLEGEDALE, TN/MILTON--Alice Mae Rasmussen, age 79, died July 11,
2002, at the home of her son, Bruce Rasmussen, in Collegedale, TN. She
was born Nov. 26, 1922, in Tomahawk, WI, the daughter of Jacob and Alice
(Olsen) Herwick. She married Sherrill Rasmussen on June 81, 1950. She was
a school teacher and taught at the Milton Grade School, East and West,
the Seventh Day Adventist School, Milton, and was principal at Johnstown
School. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Milton.
Surviving are 3 sons: Keith Rasmussen of Statesville, NC, David (Kelly)
Rasmussen of Bowling Brook, IL, and Bruce (Rosalie) Rasmussen of Collegedale,
TN; grandchildren: Joanne and Janelle, Kristi, Heidi, and Timothy; a brother,
Arnold Herwick of Milltown, WI; and a sister, Violet Thomas of Camp Verde,
AZ. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and a sister,
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wed., July 17, 2002, at the
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 308 Vernal Ave., Milton, with Pastor Wendell
Springer and Pastor Pavel Goia officiating. Burial will be in Milton Junction
Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m. at ALBRECHT FUNERAL
HOME, Hwy. 26, Milton, and on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until the time
of services at the church.
Reichard, Donald Lou
July 12, 1931 - July 24, 2002
ORFORDVILLE--Donald Lou Reichard, age 71, of Orfordville, WI, died
Wed., July 24, 2002, at Monroe Hospital in Hospice Respite Care. A lifelong
resident of Rock County, he was born in Beloit, WI, on Sun., July 12, 1931,
the son of Lewis and Dorothy (Short) Reichard. He wedded Beverly Jean Grandeffo
March 16, 1957, at Second Congregational Church in Beloit. He was a 1949
graduate of Beloit High School and graduated from Beloit College in 1959
with a B.A. in Government and Economics. A Korean War veteran, he served
in the U.S. Air Force from Feb. 1, 1950, to Jan. 6, 1954. Prior to his
active military service he was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 128th
Infantry regiment, 32nd "Red Arrow" Division of the Wisconsin National
Guard in 1949 and 1950.
While attending college he was in business with his father in the Pure
Oil Gas Station in Clinton, WI (1956-59). Following his graduation from
college he worked for Sundstrand Aviation and J. I. Case of Rockford, IL,
and then Chrome Corporation of America in Elgin, IL.
He taught in the Beloit school system for many years, first at Aldrich
Junior High School from 1961-67, and at Beloit Memorial High School from
1969-78; he is fondly remembered by many former students as a no-nonsense
teacher with a deep love of learning. At the high school he was an assistant
track coach for distance runners and head cross-country coach. Don was
active in various teacher's organizations: The Board of Directors of the
Teachers Credit Union; the Beloit Education Association, in which he served
on a number of different committees and was twice elected to the position
of President; and he served as the Economic Coordinator on the Wisconsin
Council for Economic Education, representing the Beloit Public Schools
during the mid-1970s.
For many summers he ran a seasonal retail/wholesale fireworks business
with fellow teacher, Larry Heckle, involving everyone in their immediate
families; it was a continuation of a business started in the 1940s by his
father-in-law, Gasper Grandeffo. Don also sold life and health insurance
in Beloit in the late 1960s with Mike Crowley of Provident Mutual, earning
the Gold Medallion Award for outstanding sales in 1968.
Don left teaching to become a salesman with Badgerland Harvestore of
Edgerton, selling A.O. Smith Harvestore products to many Livestock farmers
in the Rock County area. His next employment was with Wisconsin Job Service
in job placement, directing the first Dislocated Workers Program in Wisconsin.
He continued helping workers in a position at the Placement Office of Blackhawk
The last ten years of Don's work career were spent as the Rock County
Veteran Service Officer. He said that all his previous work experience
seemed to prepare him for this particular job, and he was known as a passionate
advocate for veterans' issues. He was very active at all levels and in
all aspects of the various CVSO associations. He was a member of the Wisconsin
State Association County Veteran Service Commissioners; County Veterans
Service Officers Association of Wisconsin, where he served nine years on
the Executive Committee, and as President; and Southeast Wisconsin Association
of CVSOs, three years as President. Don was appointed to serve on the Wisconsin
Veterans Museum Foundation Board in its initial year of operation (1991-92).
He served his veterans as an Accredited Representative of the Wisconsin
Department of Veteran Affairs, the United States Department of Veteran
Affairs and the Vietnam Veterans of America. Don was instrumental in negotiating
an increase in the dollar grant to the counties for the Veterans Office
Don's involvement with veterans included membership in a number of
organizations: American Legion Post 209, VFW Post 1621, associate member
of VVA Chapter 236, Military Order of the Cooties #9, life member of the
Red Arrow Club of Southern Wisconsin, life member of the Brotherhood Rally
of All Veterans Organization, Veterans Education Committee, Inc. of Wisconsin,
the Air Force Association, the Korean War Veterans Association, Inc., and
the United States Air Force Security Service/Electronic Surveillance Command
Alumni Association. He retired from the Veterans Service Office April 4,
He was an active member of Second Congregational and Gridley Congregational
Churches in Beloit, serving as Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent
of Sunday School, Deacon, Trustee, and most recently Moderator of Second
Congregational until health concerns forced him to step down. In addition
to his involvement with the local churches, he also served as Moderator-Elect
and Moderator of the Wisconsin Association of Congregational Churches in
1991 and 1992, and was a member of the Executive Committee until 1998.
Always a great lover of history, he was a member of the Beloit Historical
Society, Rock County Historical Society, Rock County Genealogical Society,
Wisconsin Historical Society, and Friends of Beckman Mill. He was also
a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, the International Crane
Foundation, AARP, and a lifelong Republican, as were his father, grandfather,
Don found his greatest pleasure and personal satisfaction in working
directly with people and helping them in any way he could. A great lover
of books, he accumulated a large library that reflected his many interests.
In later years he developed an interest in modeling and craft woodworking,
and spent many enjoyable hours in his shop. He and Bev greatly enjoyed
traveling, especially to out-of-the-way places and on the back roads of
Wisconsin and Illinois.
He will be remembered for the great love he had for his family and
Don is survived by his wife of 45 years, Beverly; 4 sons: Scott (Jean)
of Beloit, Martin of Washington, DC, Matthew (Susie) of Mt. Horeb, and
Andrew (Karen) of McGregor, IA; and their children, Robert and Marissa;
a sister, Marcene (Lee) Seitz of Phoenix, AZ; his mother-in-law, Loraine
Grandeffo of Beloit; a brother-in-law, David (Marilyn) Grandeffo; stepgrandchildren,
Shannon DeVoe and Rachel Wilfahrt; several nieces; and a nephew. He was
predeceased by his parents and his father-in-law.
A Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. Sat., Aug. 3, 2002, at SECOND
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Beloit, with Rev. Doug Gray and Rob Brink officiating.
The family will greet friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of
the service at the church. A Celebration of Life in the fellowship hall
will immediately follow, with a luncheon being served. Interment will be
at Newark Cemetery at a later date. HANSEN FUNERAL HOME, Beloit, is assisting
the family. Memorials may be made to Second Congregational Church, 657
Bluff St., Beloit, WI 53511.
Reinke, Lillian M.
"A special thanks to all the ladies from Credible Care. Christine,
August 30, 1914 - July 5, 2002
JANESVILLE--Lillian M. Reinke, age 87, formerly of 2232 Hubbard St.,
died Friday evening, July 5, 2002, at Our House Assisted Living, where
she has lived for the last two years. She was born Aug. 30, 1914, in Stetsonville,
WI, the daughter of the late E. Richard and Lilly (Brand) Buchholz. On
Aug. 22, 1937, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Beloit, WI, she married
William A. Reinke, whom she met at the Waverly Beach Ballroom. Lillian
and her husband have lived in Janesville for over 60 years. She attended
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church for many years. Lillian graduated
from Beloit High School and then went to work for her sister at a laundromat.
She was later employed at the former Amplifone Manufacturing Co. in Richmond,
WI, retiring in 1976. Her joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren
She is survived by her husband, William of Janesville; 4 children:
Joan Bellrichard, Robert (Nancy) Reinke, Richard (Carolyn) Reinke, and
Donald Reinke, all of Janesville; a brother, Richard (Florence) Buchholz
of Beloit, WI; 8 grandchildren: Ginger, Richard II, Geoffrey, Carrie, and
Robert II Reinke, Gail Brink, Gary Jr. and Wendy Bellrichard; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Lillian was predeceased by her sister, Edna
Hanson, and a special nephew, Richie Buchholz.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wed., July 10, 2002, at
MILTON LAWNS MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL, Janesville, with Rev. Paul Garchow officiating.
Burial will follow at Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Visitation will be on
Wednesday from 12 noon until the time of the service at MILTON LAWNS MEMORIAL
PARK CHAPEL. Lillian's family is being assisted by the WHITCOMB-LYNCH-OVERTON
Chris and Joan will be remembered by the family for their warmth
special loving care, and also all her friends at the Jehovah Witness
especially Odessa (June). Thank you to all the staff at Our House
giving her the security that she needed for happiness. A special
those at Our House who loved her, too! May God bless you all!"
Rogers, Harlan B.
January 18, 1923 - July 10, 2002
JANESVILLE--Harlan B. Rogers, age 79, of 640 Edison Ave., died Wed.
morning, July 10, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI. He was born
Jan. 18, 1923 in LaVelle Township, Sauk County, WI, the son of Bewford
Edgar and Meryl McKinley (Jackson) Rogers. Harlan was a U.S. Army World
War II veteran, having received the Purple Heart. He married June Grace
Rastall Nov. 3, 1951, in Janesville; she died May 18, 1958. Harlan worked
at Blackhawk Tech for many years, retiring in 1977. He was a life member
of Beloit VFW Post No. 2306 and the Beloit Moose Lodge No. 191.
Survivors include his 2 sons, Kim (Jean) Rogers of Janesville and Roy
Rogers of Rockford, IL; 4 grandchildren: Roy, Amanda, Adam & Ross Rogers;
a sister, Joyce (Boyd) Severson of Janesville; and a brother, Cleo Rogers
of Sturgis, SD. In addition to his parents and wife, Harlan was predeceased
by 3 sisters: Rhea Schwartz, Evelyn Jacobs, and Ardis Elaine Rogers, in
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Sat., July 13, 2002, at ASBURY
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1810 Kellogg Ave., Janesville, with Pastor Ann
Spindt officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
A visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time
of the funeral at the church. HANSEN FUNERAL HOME, Janesville, is handling
Schartel, Barbara Inez
June 17, 1926 - July 6, 2002
EDGERTON--Barbara Inez Schartel, age 76, died Sat., July 6, 2002, at
home. She was born June 17, 1926, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Cloyd
and Sophina Jenkins. She married James Schartel of Chicago Aug. 18, 1946,
in Winamac, IN. Barbara worked at Walmart in Janesville and the Piggly
Wiggly in Edgerton.
She is survived her husband, James; by a daughter, Bobby Gruss; 4 grandchildren:
Alan and Marc Doty, Samantha Moberley, and Robert Betters; and 5 great-grandchildren:
Rachel and Robert Pachowicz, Michelle Moberley, Theadore Doty, and Desiree
Betters. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter,
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Thurs., July 11, 2002, at ALBRECHT
FUNERAL HOME, Edgerton, with Pastor Carl Seeger officiating. Friends may
call on Thursday from 5:30 until the time of services at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Urbana, IL.
The family sends a special thank you for all the support we received
from Dr. Madan and Pat, Janesville Dialysis Center (Laura), and all Hospice
Schiefelbein, Rodney L.
August 26, 1962 - July 25, 2002
JANESVILLE--Rodney L. Schiefelbein, age 39, of 1402 Johnson St., passed
away on Thurs., July 25, 2002. He was born on Aug. 26, 1962 in Janesville,
the son of Gearld and Audrey (Mathews) Schiefelbein. He attended Parker
High School and married Cindy Morris in Janesville in 1978. He was a self
employed handyman specializing in auto repair and electrical. Rodney served
in the National Guards for over 10 years, and was a member of Faith Lutheran
Church. He enjoyed working on cars and deer hunting.
He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Mae (Mike) Brophy of Ft. Atkinson;
a grandson, Jakob Brophy; his father, Gearld Schiefelbein of Janesville;
his sister, Belinda (Richard) Peck of Janesville; his brother, Ronald Schiefelbein
of Janesville; his grandmother, Martha Mathews of Janesville; 3 nephews:
Ronnie Schiefelbein, Dallas Garza, and Thomas Long, all of Janesville;
2 nieces, Aurora Long and Sylvia Long; 2 special girls, Minuette and Joset,
who he raised like his own children; numerous aunts, uncles and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Audrey.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Mon., July 29, 2002 at
SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Dick Inglett officiating. Interment will
be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 5 until 8 p.m.
at the funeral home. For on-line obituary and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com
"Rodney missed his mother dearly and now he has joined her in heaven.
He will be missed by everyone he touched."
Schneider, Darlene "Dee"
April 4, 1935 - July 3, 2002
JANESVILLE--Darlene "Dee" Schneider, age 67, of 3428 Edgewood Dr.,
died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at her home. She was born in
Rice Lake, WI, on April 4, 1935, the daughter of Ernest "Fritz" and Cleora
"Kelly" (Robarge) Baumberger. Dee graduated from Rice Lake High School
in 1953. She married Neal W. Schneider on April 24, 1954, in Rice Lake
and had been a Janesville resident since 1956. Dee was instrumental in
the operation of Schneider Funeral Home and was active in her church and
the Janesville Community. Dee was an avid Wisconsin Badger Basketball Fan,
a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Catholic Woman's Club.
She is survived by her husband, Neal; a daughter, Lori Schneider of
Bayfield, WI; 3 sons: William (Barb) Schneider, Daniel Schneider and Joseph
Schneider, all of Janesville; 3 grandchildren: Neal J. Schneider and Andrew
Schneider, both of Janesville, and Tasha Ginner of Milton; a great-grandson,
Nicholas Ginner of Milton; her mother, Kelly Baumberger of Rice Lake; and
her sister, Dona (Charles) Miller of Sauk Rapids, MN; nieces, nephews,
other relatives and so many special friends. She was preceded in death
by her father, Fritz Baumberger; and a brother, Wally Baumberger.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday,
July 8, 2002, in ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH with Fr. Stephen Umhoefer officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the SCHNEIDER
FUNERAL HOME on Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made
to the YWCA Community Service Center.
Her family was her life and decorating was her passion.
She was a wonderful wife and mother with a heart of gold.
Schuld, Rose E.
May 14, 1910 - July 28, 2002
HARVARD, IL--Rose E. Schuld, age 92, died at home in Harvard, IL, on
Sun., July 28, 2002. Her faith in God had sustained her in a long, courageous
battle with leukemia. Rose was born to Charles and Clara Heiden on May
14, 1910, in Lake Geneva, WI. She and Raymond Schuld were married Oct.
10, 1940, and were members of Trinity Lutheran Church, Harvard, all their
married lives. They were parents to Joyce (James) Shorma of Wyndmere, ND;
David Schuld of Harvard, IL; Clare (Jerome) Ritter of Minneapolis, MN;
Beverly Schuld of Fort Collins, CO; and grandfather to Peter Ritter of
Minneapolis, MN. She was an operator for Wisconsin Telephone Company in
Lake Geneva, WI, for 25 years. Rose and Raymond ran a dairy farm northwest
of Harvard where she also raised poultry and a large garden. She continued
to preserve food and raise flowers until her late 80's. Although she had
to work hard from her youth, she loved life, her family and friends, her
pets, her flowers, and the beauty of nature, and never lost her sense of
humor or faith.
Her children; her grandson; her sisters, Alice Heiden and Louise Robinson;
in-laws, Erik and Esther Lilja and Eleanor Schuld; many nieces and nephews;
and many friends mourn her death. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Raymond, on April 1, 2001; as well as a sister, Lillian Koch; 4 brothers:
Charles, Harry, Robert, and Herman; and 2 brothers-in-law, Laverne Schuld
and Kenneth Robinson.
The visitation will be on Wed., July 31, 2002, at TRINITY LUTHERAN
CHURCH, 504 E. Diggins St., Harvard, IL, from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral
services at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Robert C. Kinnear will officiate. Interment
will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Sharon, WI. Arrangements were completed
by SAUNDERS & McFARLIN FUNERAL HOME, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard, IL,
Seles, Louis Frank
March 23, 1912 - July 8, 2002
EAST TROY, WI--Louis Frank Seles, age 90, found peace Mon., July 8,
2002, at the home of his nephew, Craig Robertson. He was born March 23,
1912, to parents Michael Seles and Helen Gaulls, in East Chicago, IN. He
attended school at Roosevelt High in East Chicago. On Sept. 15, 1954, he
married his bride, the late Thelma Robertson, and resided in Indiana. Louis
worked as a boiler maker for Sindain-BP Amoco and has been a resident of
East Troy for the last 40 years.
Louis is survived by 4 grandchildren: Robert and John Hughes, Tracy
Bonnell, and Kimberly Long; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Maureen Hughes; his wife, Thelma;
his parents; brothers; and sisters.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thurs., July 11, 2002,
with a visitation from 5 p.m. until the time of service at HERITAGE FUNERAL
HOME, East Troy, with Pastor Phillip Vangen officiating. Inurnment at Hazel
Ridge Cemetery in Elkhorn will follow. Memorials to Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church Little Lambs are appreciated.
Smith, James L.
August 12, 1928 - July 10, 2002
HAYWARD, WI--James L. Smith, age 73, of Hayward, WI, formerly of Sharon,
WI, passed away on Wed., July 10, 2002, at Hayward Area Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Lyons, WI, the son of Herman and Hazel (Styvesant)
Smith. He married Joy Miethke on Feb. 5, 1949, in Sharon, WI. James worked
as a branch manager for Omar Bakery for many years and worked the last
18 years of his career as a branch manager for Chambers and Owens in Janesville,
He is survived by his wife, Joy Smith of Hayward, WI; a son, James
Smith, Jr. of Janesville; and 4 grandchildren: James, Jason, Christopher
Smith and Katherine (Rodney) Quillman, all of Janesville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Mon., July 15, 2002, at
CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH in Sharon, WI, with the Rev. Mark Dressell officiating.
Burial will follow at North Sharon Cemetery. Visitation will be held on
Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. at TOYNTON'S WALWORTH FUNERAL HOME, Walworth,
Sorenson, Raymond D.
February 6, 1917 - July 14, 2002
JANESVILLE--Raymond D. Sorenson, age 85, of 1112 W. Burbank Ave., #201,
died Sun., July 14, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1917, in Janesville,
the son of the late Adolph and Louise (Schultz) Sorenson. He attended school
in Janesville before entering the service of his country in the U.S. Army,
serving during World War II. Ray was employed for many years as a woodworker,
working with Ossit Church Furniture, and then with Gibbs Manufacturing
Co. until his retirement.
He is survived by his sister, Arlene Stephens of Janesville; and many
nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by 4 brothers: Earl Sorenson, Lloyd Sorenson, Victor Sorenson, and Armond
Sorenson; and a sister, Velma Thompson.
At his request, cremation will occur, and no services are planned at
this time. Private interment will take place in Milton Lawns Memorial Park.
The WHITCOMB-LYNCH-OVERTON FUNERAL HOME, Janesville, is assisting the family
Svendsen, Sue Ann
August 11, 1942 - July 27, 2002
SOUTH BELOIT--Sue Ann Svendsen, age 59, 14680 Donnalynn Dr., South
Beloit, IL, died Sat., July 27, 2002, in her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born Aug. 11, 1942, in Beloit, the daughter of Edward and Anna
Marie (Olsen) Larsen. She was a 1960 graduate of South Beloit High School.
She later received her associates degree from Blackhawk Tech and continued
to enrich her life through continuing education courses in many areas.
She was employed as an Administrative Director with Bill Doran Co. in Rockford
for 21 years, and attended Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Beloit. She
was a member of the Northern Illinois Botanical Society, the Sierra Club,
and the Human Rights Coalition. She loved the outdoors, travel, and her
dear family and friends. Her travels included frequent trips to Door County,
WI, and Galena, IL, along with adventures in Oregon, Colorado, and New
Survivors include her devoted daughters: Kristine (Robert) Burt of
Janesville, Renee (Daniel) Griinke of Beloit, and Lynn Svendsen of Loves
Park, IL; 4 grandchildren: Andrew and Kelsey Burt and Hannah and Lucas
Griinke; 2 sisters, Betty (Norman) Murray of Beloit and Kay (Russell) Tiritilli
of South Beloit; several nieces and nephews, including Gina (Geoff) Rand
of Rockton; and great-niece Alyssa, Audra Calderon of Roscoe; great-niece
Julia, Matthew Tiritilli of South Beloit and Danny (Linda) Larsen of South
Beloit; great-niece and nephew, Stephanie and Christopher; and other relatives
and friends, especially Mary Jo Sheehan of Menomonee Falls, WI. She was
predeceased by her parents; and 2 brothers, Daniel and Donald Larsen.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wed., July 31, 2002, in OUR SAVIOR'S
LUTHERAN CHURCH, 757 Bluff St., Beloit, with Rev. Mary Froilland officiating.
Burial will be in Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on
Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m. in DALEY-MURPHY-WISCH AND ASSOCIATES FUNERAL
HOME, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit.
Tracy, Bradley M.
December 21, 1969 - July 15, 2002
ALBANY, WI/JANESVILLE--Bradley M. Tracy, age 32, of W. 2109 State Road
59, Albany, WI, died Mon., July 15, 2002. Brad was born in Janesville on
Dec. 21, 1969, the son of Duane Howard and Cynthia Louise (Cox) Tracy,
Sr. He had been employed as a painter in the Madison area.
Survivors include his 3 children: Jason Dorsey of Janesville, Brittney
Tracy, and Sumayia Tracy, both of Evansville, WI; his parents, Duane and
Cindy Tracy of Albany; 2 brothers, Duane "Bodie" (Deborah) Tracy, Jr. of
Orfordville, WI; and Andrew Tracy of Janesville; his paternal grandmother,
Dorothy Tracy of Ft. Atkinson, WI; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thurs., July 18, 2002, at MILTON
LAWNS MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL, Janesville, with Rev. Tom Colgrove officiating.
Burial will follow there. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5
until 7 pm at HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME, 1010 N. Wright Rd., Janesville,
and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the MILTON LAWNS
MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL. Brian Hansen of HANSEN FUNERAL HOME, Janesville,
is handling the arrangements.
Truesdill, Sandra M.
July 16, 1940 - July 23, 2002
JANESVILLE--Sandra M. Truesdill, age 62, of 449 N. Oakhill Ave., died
Tues., July 23, 2002, at home. She was born on July 16, 1940, in Cassville,
WI, the daughter of Frank and Irene (Kirschbaum) Higginbotham. She married
David G. "Sparky" Truesdill on July 21, 1961, in Evansville; he preceded
her in death on Dec. 15, 1996. Sandra had worked as a nurse for Mercy Hospital,
Evansville Manor, Cedar Crest, Janesville Medical Center, Rock County Health
Care Center, and retired from the Red Cross. Following retirement she was
a driving instructor for Rock Valley Drivers School and had also worked
for the Rock County Senior Services. She was a member of St. William Catholic
Church, Women of the Moose, and the VFW Auxiliary.
Sandra is survived by her 2 children, Cynthia Truesdill and Lori (Lonny)
Stewart, both of Janesville; a grandson, Alexander; her parents, Frank
and Irene Higginbotham of Evansville; 2 sisters, Deb (Mike) Lewis of Cambridge
and Deb (Mark) Mayne of Davenport, IA; a brother, Greg Higginbotham of
Orfordville; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded
in death by her husband, David; and 2 brothers, Terry and Rod Higginbotham.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July
26, 2002 at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH with Fr. Del Klink officiating.
Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday
from 5 until 8 p.m. at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. For on-line obituary and
"She was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother,
sister, and friend. She will be deeply missed by one and all."
Tuttle, Charles M.
August 18, 1921 - July 10, 2002
WHITEWATER, WI--Charles M. Tuttle, age 80, died Wed., July 10, 2002,
at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI. He was born in Warren, OH on Aug.
18, 1921, the son of Ausmer B. and Goldie J. (Fosburgh) Tuttle. He married
Jean Homstad in Sparta, WI, on June 18, 1946. He was a mason working with
brick and stone, was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Whitewater,
and a 50-year member of the Bricklayer and Mason Union. He served in the
U.S. Army during World War II in the Med Corps.
He is survived by his wife, Jean of Whitewater; 2 sons, Bradford (Beth)
Tuttle of Whitewater and Mark Tuttle of Madison; 3 grandchildren: Natalie,
Erin and Michael; 2 sisters, Genevieve Hardman of Brookfield, OH and Marjorie
Pelton of Fayetteville, PA; and a brother, Ausmer B. (Darlena) Tuttle,
Jr. of Warren, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother,
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., July 13, 2002, at
the CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH in Whitewater with Rev. Donald Stein officiating.
Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Whitewater. Friends may call on
Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the OLSEN FUNERAL HOME in Whitewater and
Saturday after 10 a.m. at the church until time of services.
Walenton, Janet L.
January 16, 1939 - July 5, 2002
WHITEWATER--The family of Janet L. Walenton, age 63, is saddened to
announce her passing on Fri., July 5, 2002, after an 8-month battle with
lung cancer, concluded at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Janet was born Jan.
16, 1939, in Ridgeway, Iowa County, WI, to George and Sophia Litschauer
Russell. A graduate of Mazomanie High School, Janet attended UW-Whitewater
and was an area resident for 40 years. With her husband, Janet was in a
business partnership known as Walenton Electric Service. She was a member
of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Waiting to see her again in heaven are: her beloved husband, Raymond
J. Walenton, whom she married on July 12, 1958; her honored children: Rodney
Walenton, Ronald and Rebecca Walenton, all of Whitewater, and Robin Walenton
of Brodhead, WI; her adored grandchildren: Rachel, Ramsey, Richelle, Riley,
Blaine, Blair, and Ryan; her loved sisters: Anna (Milo) Jones of Serona,
WI, Jean (Art) Cornelius of Waterville, IA, Marie Carlin (Jim) of DeForest,
WI, Pat (Orville) Anderson of Barneveld, WI, and Caroline Fassbender of
Sauk City, WI; her loved brothers, David (Carolyn) Russell of Red Oak,
TX, Joseph Russell and Roger (Marcia) Russell, both of Mazomanie, WI; many
loved nieces and nephews. Loved ones waiting for her in heaven are her
parents, George and Sophia Russell; her brothers, George Russell, Jr. and
Albert Russell; her sisters, Dorothy Zezulka and Marjorie Webb; and her
nephews, Eddie Zezulka, Terry Russell, and Bart Jones.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Sat., July 20, 2002,
at ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Father Jim Gooden officiating. Interment
will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Ft. Atkinson. Luncheon will
be served at the Father Berry Hall following interment. Friends and relatives
may call to pay their respects on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the DUNLAP
MEMORIAL HOME, Ft. Atkinson.