William “Bill” Martin Mistele, Baraboo

William “Bill” Martin Mistele, age 86 of Baraboo passed away Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at St. Clare Hospice House with family by his side. He was born April 20, 1931 to Duane and Gladys (Aland) Mistele in Baraboo. Bill attended Baraboo Schools and graduated in 1950. In Feb. 1951 he enlisted in the US Navy and served in the National Guard for 1 1/2 years before entering Navy Boot Camp and eventually the Seabees. He was honorably discharged on Feb. 11, 1955 after obtaining the rank of Seaman 3rd Class. On April 19, 1958 he was united in marriage to Marilyn “Mary” Irene Puttkamer. Bill was employed by Culligan and Turner Water Care, but will always be remembered for being the, ‘Hey Culligan Man’. To say Bill served his church and his community is an understatement, he was actively involved in numerous clubs including the Elk’s Club, St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus, VFW Post 2336 and the OWLS Club for many years. Bill was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching sports, playing euchre and doing crossword puzzles. Most of all Bill enjoyed spending time with this family and entertaining his grandchildren. His joke telling and famous one liners will be missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Mary; children, Matthew (Pam) Mistele, Linda (Tom) Strachan, Andrew (Lori) Mistele, Sandra (Tim) Terbilcox, Darcy (Pete) Filus, Paula (Walter III) Hickey; grandchildren, Jonathan, Anne, Jesse, Michael, Emily, Walter IV, Mason, Halle, Addison and Drew; great-grandchildren, Carter and Decker as well as other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jerome “Bud” (Mary) Mistele; sister, Geraldine (Jesse) Silividi as well as granddaughter, Tara.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held at Redlin Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of mass. The Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Baraboo Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be used towards Bill’s favorite charities.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at St. Clare Hospital, St. Clare Meadows and St. Clare Hospice House for the dedicated care and attention shown to Bill and his family.

Adeline E. Parks, Baraboo

 Adeline E. Parks, age  90 of Baraboo passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Artisan Senior Living. She graduated from Baraboo High School in 1945 and later married Carson Parks. Adeline Lived for years in Cambia, WI. She worked many years as a factory worker. She moved back to Baraboo in 1997 where she lived until her death.

She is survived by her 5 children; Duane Parks, Oscar Parks, Darlene (Tim) Schell, Clyde Parks, Dorene Parks; 1 brother, Clarence (Marge) Reppenhegen and many grandchildren, nephew, nieces and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son Alvin Parks; 1 brother, Fredrick Reppenhegen and 1 sister, Marian Caldwell Hawkin.

Memorial services will be held at Redlin Funeral Home on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service at the Funeral Home. A burial at Walnut Hill Cemetery will be held in the spring. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

 

Erma Klotz, Baraboo

 Erma M. Klotz, age 95 of Baraboo passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 at St. Clare Meadows. Erma, daughter of Christian and Anna (Baumgartner) Huber was born Sept. 24, 1922. On April 3, 1943 she was united in marriage to Allen V. Klotz; he preceded her in death on April 7, 2003. Erma worked for over 35 years for F. W. Woolworth Dime Store. In her free time she loved to sew, play cards and garden. Every spring she looked forward to watching the baby ducks that were born next to her house. Erma was a longtime member of the Baraboo Elk’s Club and Denzer United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her brother-in-law, Charlie SaLoutos; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allen; sisters, Nora, Marie, Gertrude and Florence.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at Denzer United Methodist Church in Denzer with Pastor Carol Quinn officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Denzer United Methodist Cemetery. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Thurman Fox, Madison

Thurman Fox, age 95 of Madison died Thursday, December 21, 2017. Thurman, son of Orville and Francis (Smith) Fox was born Aug. 7, 1922. He attended UW-Oshkosh for undergrad schooling, during this time he enlisted in the US Air Force. When the war was over he returned to Oshkosh and met the love of his life, Betty Patch. Thurman obtained his master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On June 17, 1950 he and Betty were married. Throughout his working career he taught at West Junior High in Madison and was the Director of the Museum of the State Historical Society until his retirement in 1984. Thurman was a lifelong member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Madison as well as a longtime member of Kiwanis and Rotary. Later in life he enjoyed bowling and spending time at their cottage. Thurman, along with his loving wife made the most of their retirement by traveling extensively and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Betty; daughter, Beth (Jim) Fox-Warnecke; grandchildren, Audrey and Andy; great-grandchildren as well as other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, James Thurman.

Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4100 Nakoma Rd., Madison with Pastor Scott Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The Redlin Funeral Home of Baraboo is assisting the family.

Lester Beardsley, Fairfield

Lester Beardsley, age 82, of Fairfield passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at home with family by his side after a battle with kidney cancer.  A Celebration of Life service will take place at a later date. A full obituary will appear at a later date. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Derry “Beck” Amundson, Ithaca

Derry “Beck” Amundson passed away peacefully Dec. 13, 2017 after a short battle with a rare form of cancer (duodenal adenocarcinoma) at University of Wisconsin Hospital. He was born Jan. 25, 1949 in Pierre, South Dakota. He was full of spontaneity and adventure his entire life. Beck loved golf, and he will be missed out on the greens. Wherever he went he would always seek out a course and fit in 18 holes! He also loved to fish, hunt and drink beers with his son and many of his …buddies. He adored the Green Bay Packers, but would literally watch ANY sport on TV, even golf! Beck would never sit for long, he was great at home projects, gardening and was always willing to help friends (and his son) with their projects. Recently retired, he had decided to join the American Red Cross, and went on his first mission helping flood victims prior to becoming ill. He will be missed by many.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer; his former wife, Andi Anderson; children, Melissa Amundson, Ryan (Leilani) Amundson; grandchildren, Rowan and Asher as well as other relatives and many friends.

Memorial Service will be held on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Redlin Funeral Home with Pastor Blake Overlien officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Red Cross.

Muriel M. Snyder, Baraboo

Muriel M. Snyder, age 92 of Baraboo passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. She was born April 3, 1925 in Whitewater. She was united in marriage to Clyman “Dutch” Snyder. Muriel was employed by Industrial Coils for over 20 years before her retirement. Her hobbies included crocheting, doing puzzles, playing Uno and going to garage sales with her best friend, Mable.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathy (Melvin) Fortune of Baraboo; daughter-in-law, Penny (Bob Johnson) Snyder; granddaughter-in-law, Stephanie Diehl and her children Nickolas and Ava as well as other relatives and friends she is also survived by dear friend, Deanna Wise whom was like a daughter to Muriel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyman “Dutch”; son, Robert “Bob” Snyder; grandson, Chad Fortune; sisters, Eleanor Garbelman, Beatrice Sornson, Margaret Stelter and her brother, Hubert Welch.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Redlin Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Dunbar officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Private burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Our House in Baraboo, Pine Villa Memory Care in Sauk as well as friend, Shelly and nurse, Olah at Maplewood and RN, Kevin with Agrace Hospice for the loving care and support shown to Muriel and her family during the last few years.

 

Lucille E. (Giese, Kleist) Noennig, Baraboo

Lucille E. (Giese, Kleist) Noennig, age 76 of Baraboo passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at University of Wisconsin Hospital surrounded by her family. Lucille, daughter of Walter and Freda (Kelbel) Giese was born December 26, 1940. She was very active person and in her free time Lucille enjoyed working outside in the garden. She had a huge heart, was a great caretaker and for a little person she had a big personality. She very much loved her dog Buddy and spoiled him rotten.  

Survivors include her children, Christine Lewis, Tom Kleist, stepdaughter; Denise Rego; 8 grandchildren; Zachary Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Heather (Nathan) Rod, Tommy Kleist, Jasmine Kleist, Solomon Rego, Aaddeission Rego, Autumn Rego; one great-grandchild Kolton Kazas as well as other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.  

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Redlin Funeral Home with David Hutchens officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Betty Roznos, Baraboo

Betty Roznos, age 84 of Baraboo passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at St. Clare Hospice House. Betty, daughter of Howard and Lucille (Dahlke) Ahrensmeyer was born April 17, 1933 in Baraboo. On Nov. 19, 1953 she was united in marriage to Roger L. Roznos.

Per her wishes no services will be held.

Blake Fowler, Baraboo

Blake Fowler, age 63 of Baraboo passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Blake, son of Raymond and Geraldine Fowler was born Aug. 15, 1954. He was united in marriage to Julie Zeman. Blake owned and operated BEF Enterprises. His greatest joy in life were his two grandchildren, Jazlyn and Jordan.

Survivors include his wife, Julie; sons, Aaron and Dan Burton; and grandchildren, Jazlyn and Jordan. He is further survived by his sisters, Carolyn (Ray) Nilles, Gayle (Tom) Koch; nieces and nephews, Charles (Rhonda), Gina, Timothy, and Nicole as well as many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service to celebrate Blake will be held in the summer. Memorials may be made to the family.