Robert A. Snyder, Baraboo

Robert “Bob” A. Snyder, 68, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. Robert, son of Clyman and Muriel (Welch) Snyder, was born on July 23, 1945. Bob was married to the love of his life and soul mate Penny White on October 13, 1973.

Bob worked in the real estate business for many years. He was an avid auction attendee who always tried to break even on his purchases! He was very active in the Salvation Army Sauk Co. Disaster Unit. Bob was a member of the Baraboo Masonic Lodge #34. He was worshipful Master in 1984 and just received his 35 year membership this year.

Bob and Penny were foster parents for years and helped shape the lives of many children. Kim (Brian) Gates continues to be a special part of the family.

He is survived by his mother, Muriel; beloved wife, Penny; daughter, Lynn (John) Fliess; his wonderful sister Kathy (Mel) Fortune; brother-in-law, Ken (Donna) White; sister-in-law, Mary White; half brother J. (Andrea) Johnson with whom he met later in life; nephews, Dr. Scott White, Jason (fiancé Kris) White, Craig (Jodi) White, Chad (Stephanie) Fortune; grandchildren, Haley, Marie and Johnny; great-nieces and nephews, Jordin, Tysen, Kolten, Jaelyn, Caden, Brenden, Kendryn, Nickolas, Ava and Lief. He is further survived by special friends, God children, and extended family that are just too numerous to name, but are held very near and dear to his heart.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Clyman Snyder; father-in-law, Russell White; mother-in-law, Adeline White; and brother-in-law, Dennis White.

Memorial Services will held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Baraboo, with Pastor Karen Hofstad officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Redlin Funeral Home, with a Masonic service to follow at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow service at Walnut Hill Cemetery.

It was extremely important to Bob to be a tissue donor. His gift will make a difference to many lives.

Gladys M. Vlcek, Baraboo

Gladys M. Vlcek, age 89, of Baraboo, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Oak Park Place in Baraboo. She was born November 8, 1924 in Utica, Nebraska to the late William J. and Myrtle (Roden) Geiger. Gladys graduated from the Utica, Nebraska high school in 1942 and went to vocational school in Lincoln, Nebraska. Upon graduation she went to work at the Lincoln, Nebraska air force base. Later she worked for the Prudential Insurance Co. after her marriage to Norman Vlcek on February 12, 1949.

She is survived by her husband, Norman F. Vlcek of Baraboo; son, Mark (Joan Kropp) Vlcek of West Baraboo; daughters, Roxanne Vlcek of Bradenton, Florida; and Gail (Tessio) Rebello of Potomac, Maryland; 5 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Leila Geiger and Maxine (“Bud”) Dumpert; and brother, Larry Geiger, all of Nebraska.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 310 2nd St. in Baraboo, Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Redlin Funeral Home, 401 Madison Ave in Baraboo, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of mass. Burial will take place in Utica, Nebraska. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Parish or school.

The family of Gladys wants to thank Oak Park Place for the great care of Gladys over the last year and half.

Imogene Lorraine Gregory, Baraboo

Imogene Lorraine Gregory, age 90 of Baraboo died on Monday, May 19, 2014 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. Imogene, daughter of Peter and Ida Mae (Buck) Boyd was born on Sept. 18, 1923 in Merrimac. She proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, in the Washington D.C. area. She worked as a Secretary for an Auto Parts Supplier, as well as Flambeau.

Survivors include her daughters, Dianna Lynn Ekis of the state of Oregon, Janie Marie (Bill) Wilmoth of Wilburton, Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Arlene Boyd; as well as nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and eleven brothers and sisters.

Graveside Services will be held on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10a.m. at Walnut Hill Cemetery with Pastor Nestor Soriano officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the Baraboo Veterans Honor Guard. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Roger R. Ystad, Baraboo

Roger Ystad, age 74, passed away unexpectedly on May 16, 2014 surrounded by his family and friends. Roger was born on January 10, 1940 to Ralph and Elenor (Olson) Ystad.

Roger dedicated his working career to Wisconsin Power and Light. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunter, who truly appreciated wildlife. He loved playing cards with his buddies.  Roger will be remembered as a strong member of the community. He was a longtime member of the NRA and Ducks Unlimited; and had a passion for teaching Hunter Safety Course.

He is survived by his two daughters, Lori and Lisa Ystad; three grandchildren, Alicia (Joe) Challoner, Jenny Ferkey, and Nicholas Ystad; as well as five great grandchildren, Destini, Justus, Jade, Phoenix, and Sofia.  Survivors also include his brother, Neil Ystad; and sister, Gwen Trebe.  His family would like to thank Colleen Nist and her children, Aaron, Tracy, Jason, Kendra, Megan, and Kelsey for their many years of love and companionship; and his “Little Buddy” Mark.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Elenor; his brother, Ron Ystad; and his loving wife of 18 years, Nancy Young Ystad. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00pm (Noon), Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Baraboo with Pastor Jonathon Tipton officiating.  Visitation will be held from 11:00am until the time of service, at the church. Further Celebration of Roger’s life will take place at 1:00pm at Chaser’s Bar and Grill, following the service. Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

 

Theodore “Teddy” Robert Lange, Baraboo

Theodore “Teddy” Robert Lange went to heaven on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

He is survived by his parents, Sabrina and Robert Lange; brother and sister, Cameron Tracy and Sophie Lange; grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Theodore was preceded in death by his great-grandparents; and an aunt, Heather Tracy.

Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Redlin Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Dolores Steinhorst, Baraboo

Dolores Steinhorst, age 84, of Baraboo passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Meadow Ridge Assisted Living in Baraboo. The daughter of Ewald and Elizabeth (Henke) Gurgel was born March 16, 1930 in Reedsburg. Dolores was united in marriage to Henry A. Steinhorst on August 30, 1952 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baraboo; he preceded her in death on July 3, 1998.

Dolores worked for many years as a cook for St. John’s Lutheran School and also UW Baraboo. She was a longtime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baraboo, and a loyal member of Ladies Division D. She enjoyed regularly attending her kids’ sporting events. Some of her other passions were gardening, being outdoors, and the Brewers. She will be remembered by her family for being a great baker.

Dolores is survived by her four children, Robert (Ruth) Steinhorst of West Baraboo, John (Marcia) Steinhorst of West Baraboo, Tom (Linda) Steinhorst of Baraboo, and Jolene (Don) Conley of Madison; eight grandchildren, Genesis, Kelsey, Bradley, Dustin, and Kayla Steinhorst, Bridget and Hannah Conley, and Joshua Krayer; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Laura Joachim and Marion Powers; and one brother, Martin Gurgel all of Baraboo; as well as many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Henry; two brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Redlin Funeral Home with Pastor Ervine Vomhoff officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service, at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom.  

George Edward Alongi, Lake Delton

George Edward Alongi, 87, of Lake Delton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his loving family and friends. George was the son of the late Antonio and Rose Maria (Anzalone) Alongi. He was born on December 28, 1926 in Chicago, IL.

George served his country in the Army ushering out the end of WWII from 1945 to 1947. He was stationed in Japan as part of the Pacific Corridor. After the war, George returned home to Chicago and began his 42 year career with Montgomery Ward’s as an electrician for their catalog warehouse. George discovered the Lake Delton and Baraboo area which became a favorite vacation destination with his family, and since retirement, made the area a permanent residence. He enjoyed gardening, camping, ball room dancing to big band music, as well as spending time with friends and family. His home was a true Italian one, which no one ever left hungry or thirsty.

George is survived by his loving and devoted wife of over 50 years, Louise Marie Alongi (Hess) of Lake Delton; daughters Betty J. Alongi of Lake Delton, and Denise F. (David) Scahill of Vista, CA; sons, Dwayne E. “Tony” (Kathleen) Alongi of Palm Harbor, FL, and Robert G. Alongi of Lake Delton; grandsons, Shawn and Patrick Scahill of San Diego, CA; granddaughters, Marissa Shears of Brookfield, IL, Ashley Alongi, Nicole Alongi, and Angela Alongi, all of Palm Harbor, FL. George is furthered survived by his faithful and constant four legged partner, Kolby.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, John (Bessie) of Chicago, IL, Salvador (Margie) of Chicago, IL, Thomas (Ann) of Tampa Bay, FL, Anthony (Lillian) of Elgin, IL; and sister, Josephine Alongi of Lake Delton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Friday May  16, 2014 at 1 p.m. with Father Garrett Kau officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Redlin Funeral Home, in Baraboo, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of mass at the church. Military Rites will be conducted at the church following the mass by the Baraboo Veterans Honor Guard.  Memorials may be made to the Sauk County Humane Society. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.