William M. Dobbs, Baraboo

William “Bill” M. Dobbs passed away on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at the age of 56. Bill, son of Sumner and Lorraine (Stone) Dobbs was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Addison, Illinois.  Bill was united in marriage to Diane Powers in 1985. He received his master’s degree in Special Education from National Louis University. He started his teaching career at Bartlett Learning Center in Wheaton, Illinois. Due to his love of the Baraboo area he continued his teaching career working in the Portage and Baraboo School Districts. Bill was a film enthusiast since his childhood. He volunteered at the Al Ringling Theatre in his free time. Besides films, he enjoyed skiing, taking vacations, studying history; especially the Civil War and World War II. One of his passions throughout his life was playing with his dogs and other pets.

Survivors include his loving wife of 29 years, Diane; many cousins; brothers-in-law and their spouses; nephews and niece; his “Animal House” buddies and many other close friends. He is further survived by his beloved English bulldog, Bentley and his blue and gold macaw, Max.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; aunts and uncles.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Humes Funeral Home, 320 West Lake Street, Addison, Ill. Visitation will be held from 9am until the time of service at the funeral home.

A private inurnment will be held at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Elmhurst, Illinois at a later date.

The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.





Katie Elena (Schwarz) Overland, North Freedom

Katie Elena (Schwarz) Overland, age 48, of North Freedom passed away on Monday, Feb 16, 2015.  She was born on May 10, 1966 to Herman and Karen (Harman) Schwarz in Madison.  

Katie is survived by her step-father, Mark Dalton; life partner, Rex Alvin Drew; children, Rachel (David D. Uselman) Fundak, Ryan (Kimberly) Overland, Ross Aaron Drew, and Rhett Adam Drew; grandchildren, Karen Maye, D. Stephen, Sara Ann Louise Evert, and Daniel Alan Evert; siblings, William (Etta) Schwarz and Susan G. Schwarz. She is further survived by uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives, many friends, and family pet, Edgar. 

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Angeline “Angie Fauska, Baraboo

Angeline “Angie” Fauska, 86, was granted her angel wings on Feb 16, 2015 with her family by her side. Angie was born in Madison the sixth of eight children, born to Warren and Margaret (Riley) Manson.

She attended St. James grade school. She married La Moine “Chuck” Fauska and moved to Baraboo. She and Chuck had five sons and one daughter. Angie was a stay at home mom while the kids grew up. Later she worked several part time jobs – the latest and the one she enjoyed the most was at St. Joseph School cafeteria. She loved the interaction with the children and was affectionately known as “the cookie lady”. Angie was a long time member and volunteer at the St. Joseph Parish. Angie loved her family, bingo, La Stella Tours, the color yellow, Pope Francis, and most of all a love of angels.

Angie is survived by her sons, Steve (partner Robert Gil), Dan (Ruth), Jim, John, Bob (Kendy); daughter, Kathy; grandchildren, Anthony, Kent, Sarah, Zach, Jake, Josh, and Abby. She is further survived by a brother, Robert Manson; two sisters, Dorothy Omdahl and Rosie Lecheler; along with many nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Chuck; sisters, Lucille Hovde, Alice Slotten, Florence Buege; and a brother, William Manson.    

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at  12pm (Noon) on Sat., Feb 21, 2015 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baraboo with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held on Fri., Feb 20, 2015 from 4-7pm at the Redlin Funeral Home; continued visitation will take place on Sat. from 11am until the time of service at the church. The Daughters of Isabella will pray the rosary at 4pm at the funeral home on Friday. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the St. Joseph School.

Matthew “Matt” Kuball, Baraboo

Matthew “Matt” Kuball passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 at the age of 32. Matt, son of John Kuball and Cindy Smith was born Sept. 30, 1982 in Baraboo. He graduated from Baraboo High School in 2001. Matt currently was working as a cook at HoChunk Casino.

He is survived by his father, John (Linda) Kuball; mother, Cindy Daniels; grandparents, Laura Kuball, Gary (Shirlee) Smith; brother, Nick Dechant; fiancé, Rachelle and his little buddies, Hayden, Brooke, and Kinley as well as his four legged friend, Simba. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by grandfather, Augie Kuball.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at 6 p.m. at Redlin Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.

Patrick “Pat” C. Brophy, Baraboo

Patrick “Pat” Brophy, age 82, of Baraboo passed away on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. Pat was born on March 6, 1932 to Frank and Lulu (Bell) Brophy in Saukville. He was united in marriage to Joan Sauer on June 16, 1956 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Washington.

Pat was a graduate of UW Whitewater; and received his Masters Degree from Oshkosh. He was a teacher and guidance counselor at Baraboo Senior High School. He was a member of the Elk’s Club and the Wisconsin Retired Educators Association.

Pat is survived by his wife, Joan; his children, Carmel (Steve) Willett, Timothy (Michele) Brophy, and Christal (Tom) Fuller; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is further survived by a brother-in-law, Bob Sauer; as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Monday, February 16, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Baraboo with Father Garrett Kau officiating. Visitation will be held from 9am until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow services at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Theadora Esther “Teddy” Neumann, Baraboo

Theadora Esther Neumann “Teddy”, “Nanie”, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, Feb 8, 2015 at Oak Park Place in Baraboo. She was born on Jan. 22, 1919 to John and Helen (Cwik) Sypucinski in Chicago, and was the youngest of seven children. She met and married a handsome naval pilot, Alfred Neumann, at Otis Field, Camp Edwards, Massachusetts on Dec. 5, 1944.

Teddy enjoyed her years as an officer’s wife, living on several different naval bases. Once Al’s active duty concluded at the end of WWII, the couple, along with their daughter settled on Chicago’s Southside. Teddy had several different occupations including her favorites, working in a defense plant, hostessing at a night club and managing a physician’s office for 15 years. What Teddy will be remembered for most will be her caring nature. She always had an open room ready for anyone that needed a place to stay and over the years shared her home with both family and friends and was always first to ask, “What do you need?”. She enjoyed many hobbies including beachcombing, ceramics, crocheting, playing cards, Yahtzee, baking, and fishing. After retirement she and Al moved to Michigan but wanted to be closer to family and relocated to Lake Redstone, Wisconsin. They looked forward to their winters in the south but were happiest when they were able to do what they loved most, enjoy “the kids” at the lake.

Teddy is survived by her  loving daughter, Arline Van Duyse; her son-in-law, Frank Van Duyse; her devoted grandchildren, Sharon (Wayne) Maffei, Michael (Jeannie) Ciesynski, Kim (Jerry) Cusack, and Tracey (Kelly) Bale; her cherished great-grandchildren, Michael (Katie) Maffei, Bryan Maffei, Mandy (Brett) Schmit, Michaela Ciesynski, Jake (Katelyn) Ciesynski, Kevin Cusack, Nikki (Tony) Konsitzke Matthew Cusack, Jonathan, Jared and Joshua LaPointe; great-great-grandchildren, Anthony and Colin Maffei, as well as two expected great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her late husband’s family and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alfred; and a grandson, Richard Ciesynski.

Funeral Visitation will be held at Redlin Funeral Home, 401 Madison Ave., Baraboo, on Wed., Feb. 11, 2015 from 9:30-10:30am with a brief memorial service at 10:30am. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Rock Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of West Central Wisconsin or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

The family would like to thank the staff at Oak Park Place, the staff of Home Health United Hospice as well as Dr. James Mathers for their loving care.

I’ll be loving you always, With a love that’s true, Always, Always…

Ila Elizabeth Prindle, West Baraboo

Ila Elizabeth Prindle, age 89, of West Baraboo passed away on Tues, Feb. 3, 2015 at her home. Ila was born on Jan 25, 1926 in Lake Delton to William and Jennie (Rodwell) Dowd. She was united in marriage to Elmer Eugene Prindle, Jr. on July 26, 1944 in Baraboo.  

Ila attended school in Lake Delton. Her working career included the McArthur Hammock Factory and the Alpine Restaurant both in Baraboo; she also cared for the elderly in their homes. Ila had been a member of the Baraboo Seventh Day Adventist Church, and assisted on the West Baraboo Community Action Committee.  

Ila is survived by her children, Joan (David) Sheffer of Oswego, Il, Linda (Harley) Putman of Baraboo, Jerold Prindle of West Baraboo, and Joyce (Fred) Paige of Saratoga Springs, NY; as well as 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren. Ila is further survived by many nieces; nephews; other relative; and friends.  

She was preceded in death her parents; husband, Elmer; her sons, Dennis Howard, James Eugene, and David Joseph Prindle; sister, Ruby Jean (Bill) Decot; half-brothers, David and Donald Moon; brothers-in-law, Paul Sherwood and Elmer Schultz; as well as a grandson, Michael Flemming.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30pm on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Redlin Funeral Home, 401 Madison Ave, Baraboo with Pastor Nestor Soriano officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 5:00-7:00pm at the funeral home. Continued visitation will take place from 1:00pm until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorial may be made to the family.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Home Health United Hospice, Continuous Care, especially Kristine Johnson for their wonderful care, compassion, and all their love and prayer.