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Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral & Cremation Services, Columbus

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Edwin H. Koepsell founded Koepsell Funeral Home in 1909. For 105 years, we have served families with compassion and sympathy.

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Our Obituaries

Vernon "Pee Wee" Geiger

February 9, 1938 - May 22, 2017

Vernon G. "Pee Wee" Geiger, age 79, of Columbus, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, May 22, 2017 at "At Home Again" Assisted Living in Columbus. Visitation will be at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Columbus on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at church on...
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David E. Langfeldt

January 20, 1953 - May 15, 2017

David E. Langfeldt, age 64, of Columbus passed away with his family by his side on Monday, May 15, 2017 at his home. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Koepsell- Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus with the Rev. Sandra Schieble officiating. A visitation will take place from 10:00-11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the funeral home. David was born on...
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Louis R. Weishoff

August 16, 1924 - May 13, 2017

Louis R. Weishoff, 92, a lifelong resident of Columbus passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at his home with his son by his side. Louis Ross was born the son of Henry G. and Pearl (Waples) Weishoff on August 16, 1924 in Rio, WI. He was married to Irene Marie Yuds in August of 1948 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. Louis was employed as a gravel truck driver for many years and later...
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Donald P. Rozinski

November 26, 1962 - April 24, 2017

Donald P. Rozinski, age 54, of Beaver Dam, died unexpectedly on Monday, April 24, 2017. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. with Fr. Steve Kortendick officiating. Private Burial will be at St. Jerome's Catholic Cemetery. Donald Phillip...
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William "Bill" Kehoe

November 11, 1947 - April 6, 2017

COLUMBUS- William Thomas "Bill" Kehoe, age 69, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 11, 1947 in Doylestown to Ervin and Geraldine (Seier) Kehoe. Bill served in the US Naval Reserve from 1964-1968, and also served in the Vietnam War. He was employed at CC Linck until it became Linck...
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David Heft

February 13, 1924 - March 29, 2017

David D. Heft, age 93, formerly of Columbus, died on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in Viroqua. The memorial gathering will be at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m. The memorial service will follow at the funeral home with Fr. Steve Kortendick officiating. Inurnment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus with a luncheon to follow...
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Leona A. Schaller

September 4, 1920 - March 26, 2017

Leona Anna Schaller, age 96, passed away March 26, 2017 at Home Again Assisted Living, Columbus, WI. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 2nd at 2:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Ziedler Funeral Home in Columbus, with Rev. Sandra Schieble officiating. A visitation will take place from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Ziedler Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus. ...
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Richard A. Goodinson

August 1, 1941 - March 21, 2017

Richard A. Goodinson, 75, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Richard was born on August 1, 1941 and was raised in Kansas by his parents, Charles and Helen (nee James) Goodinson. He was married to Linda Lou Howe on January 7, 1960 in Columbus, WI. Richard was employed as a welder with Stainless Tank & Equipment in Cottage Grove and later in...
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Marjorie M. Selje

November 8, 1912 - February 7, 2017

Marjorie Selje, 104, a resident of the Golden Living Center in Randolph passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Marjorie was born the daughter of Rudolph and Alma (Franz) Andler on November 8, 1912 in the township of Hampden. She was married to Ivan Selje on November 28, 1931. Marjorie was a lifelong member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. Marjorie was a very hard...
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Harriet H. Parpart

August 20, 1923 - February 3, 2017

Harriet Hazel Henrietta (Perronne) Parpart passed into her Savior's embrace on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the age of 93. Harriet was born the daughter of William and Wilhelmina (Boese) Perronne on August 20, 1923 near Marshall, WI and grew up in the surrounding area. Harriet graduated from Reeseville High School and attended one year at Columbia County Teacher's College. She was able to...
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James S. Lee

February 9, 1940 - December 8, 2016

James S. Lee of Columbus passed away on December 8th, 2016, at the age of 76. Jim is survived by his loving wife Diana, children: Tom (Mary) Lee of Sun Prairie, daughter-in-law, Carrie Lee of Fall River, Sherri (Greg Van Deventer) Rucker of Edgerton, Nichole (fiancé Jeremy Bailles) Higgins of Pardeeville, Tanya Higgins of Milwaukee, Calvin Higgins of Columbus, Dana Higgins of Texas, and...
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Lawrence "Butch" "Geezer" Gocker

November 22, 1938 - November 29, 2016

Lawrence J. "Butch" "Geezer" Gocker, 78, of Columbus passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at his home. He was born November 22, 1938 in Beaver Dam to Lawrence and Gertrude (Sterr) Gocker. Larry attended Beaver Dam High School where he starred on the Golden Beavers football team. After high school, he pursued his love of football at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he served as co...
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Janice Hughes

July 28, 1936 - November 24, 2016

Janice Hughes, 80, a resident of the Barrett House in Markesan and formerly a longtime resident of Columbus passed away peacefully Thursday, November 24, 2016, surrounded by loving family. She was born on July 28, 1936 in Madison to Norris and Margaret (Markee) Gundlach. Janice was a 1954 graduate of East High School, Madison. Janice worked doing office work for Oscar Mayer in high school. She...
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Ruth C. Sharpee

January 29, 1922 - October 30, 2016

Ruth C. Sharpee, 94, of Portage, and formerly of Columbus passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Our Home Assisted Living in Portage. A visitation for Ruth will be held on Friday, November 4th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus. A private family interment will take place at Spring Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, Keyeser, Wisconsin. Ruth was born on...
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Melvin H. Madaus

August 7, 1931 - October 30, 2016

Melvin H. Madaus, 85, of Marshall passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Melvin was born the son of Otto and Clara (Helwig) Madaus on August 7, 1931 in Columbus, WI. He was a graduate of Columbus High School. Melvin was married to Betty Benisch on October 16, 1954 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. Melvin was a member of the National Guard. He...
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Shane T. Larson

January 12, 1965 - October 21, 2016

Shane T. Larson, 51, of Columbus passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Shane was born on January 12, 1965 in Columbus, the son of Barbara (nee Schilling) and the late Gerald Larson. He was a 1984 graduate of Columbus High School. Shane was employed with Quad Graphics in Lomira. Shane loved hunting, fishing, archery,...
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Lloyd O. Parpart

December 28, 1935 - October 21, 2016

Lloyd O. Parpart, 80, of Columbus passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Lloyd was born the son of Erich and Rosetta (Prietz) Parpart on December 28, 1935. He was married to Darlene M. Stapes on June 8, 1957 in Doylestown. Lloyd retired from Universal Foods in Juneau. Lloyd was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Lloyd was a hardworking...
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Shirley P. Hansen

November 19, 1935 - October 21, 2016

Shirley P. Hansen, 80 years old, of Marshall, WI, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Columbus Community Hospital. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus, with the Rev. Edwin Vargas officiating. A visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 26th from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home....
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Sheila K. Zeidler

October 6, 1967 - October 18, 2016

Sheila K. Zeidler, 49, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Sheila Kay was born the daughter of Fred and Mary (Boomsma) Zeidler on October 6, 1967 in Columbus. She was a graduate of Columbus High School. She loved to cook and camp. Sheila will be remembered for her wonderful laugh. She is survived by her daughters: Haley Trumble of Madison and Chloe Trumble of Sun Prairie...
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Victor Vic Wardlow

April 8, 1935 - October 11, 2016

Victor "Vic" E. Wardlow, 81, of Fall River, Wisconsin passed away at the U.W. Hospital in Madison on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Victor was born the son of Homer and Esther (Philips) Wardlow on April 8, 1935 in Monroe, WI. On May 18, 1963, he was united in marriage to Helen A. Truman in Whitewater, WI. Vic had been employed with Schroeder Farms for over 30 years until his retirement. He...
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Robert J. Hurckman

May 31, 1925 - October 11, 2016

Robert J. Hurckman, 91, of Columbus passed away at the Larson House in Columbus on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. He was born on May 31, 1925 to Fred and Helen (Wodill) Hurckman. He served in the United States Army in WWII in Italy where he earned the bronze star and 2 purple heart medals. On return he married Eileen Peters on July 19, 1946 at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus. He farmed with his...
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Haydn J. Rees

April 21, 1927 - September 5, 2016

Haydn J. Rees, 89, of Fall River (township of Fountain Prairie) died on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Randolph. Haydn was born the son of Daniel O. and Margaret E. (Jones) Rees on April 21, 1927 in at his family's home in Fountain Prairie, WI. He was a graduate of Columbus High School. Haydn served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War from...
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Doris N. Kaleas

June 27, 1938 - September 1, 2016

Doris N. Kaleas, 78, of rural Columbus passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, September 1, 2016. A memorial service for Doris will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus with the Rev. Sandy Schieble officiating. A memorial gathering will also be held on September 8th from noon until the time of service at the funeral home....
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Richard "Rick" Pettibone

September 13, 1957 - August 28, 2016

Richard G. "Rick" Pettibone, 58 years old, of Rio, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Agrace Hospice Care in Madison, with his family by his side. A Celebration of Rick's Life "Rick's Remembrance Revelry" will be held on Thursday, September 1st from 5:00 – 7:30 at Kestrel Ridge Golf Club, 900 Avalon Road, Columbus, WI. Richard Gerard Pettibone was born on September 13, 1957 to...
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Mae P. Opel

October 18, 1913 - July 15, 2016

Mae P. Opel, 102, of Columbus passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Larson House in Columbus. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Faith Lutheran Church in Columbus. The Rev. Robert V. Moberg will officiate. A visitation will also be held on Friday, July 22nd from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery in...
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Joanne E. Beal

May 3, 1936 - July 15, 2016

Joanne E. Beal, 80, a lifelong resident of Columbus passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Remembrance Home in Beaver Dam with family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 21st from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus, and also on...
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Lucille M. Salzwedel

August 3, 1930 - July 13, 2016

Lucille "Lucy" M. Sazlwedel, age 85, of Columbus, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Larson House. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home, 146 S. Dickason Blvd. in Columbus. Lucy was born to Augustus and Laura (Poster) Sauer on August 3, 1930 in Buckman, Minnesota. On November 12, 1949 Lucille...
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Howard H. Nickerson

October 17, 1930 - July 4, 2016

Howard H. Nickerson, 85, of Marshall, WI passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Randolph. Howard was born on October 17, 1930 in Danville, WI to Hollis and Vernice (McCauley) Nickerson. He was a graduate of Columbus High School. Howard was employed as a welder and retired from APV in Lake Mills after 41 years. He was married to Eunice Potter who preceded him in...
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Roseann Sippel

September 29, 1945 - June 24, 2016

Roseann Sippel, 70 years old, of Columbus, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016 at her home with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. A visitation and Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, June 27th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus. A private interment will be held at a later date. Rose was born on September 29, 1945 in...
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Doris Heft

August 6, 1926 - June 20, 2016

Doris Heft, age 89, formerly of Columbus, died on Monday, June 20, 2016 in Viroqua. The memorial gathering will be at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The memorial service will follow at the funeral home with Fr. Steve Kortendick officiating. Inurnment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus. The former Doris Virginia Austin...
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Delores "Jean" Selje

March 18, 1931 - March 27, 2016

Delores "Jean" Selje, 85 years old, of Columbus, township of Hampden, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at her home. A funeral service for Jean will be held on Saturday, April 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Spring Prairie Lutheran Church in Keyeser, with Rev. Sylvia Lee-Thompson officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 1st from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Spring Prairie Lutheran Church in...
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Lavina M. Frey

November 22, 1930 - March 16, 2016

Lavina M. Frey, 85, of Columbus passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at her home. Lavina was born the daughter of Frank and Evamae (Crossman) Allsage Sr. on November 22, 1930 at their home in Fall River. She was a graduate of Fall River High School. Lavina was married to Melvin J. Frey on November 5, 1949 at the Allsage home in Fall River. Lavina along with her husband,...
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Eileen C. Hurckman

September 23, 1927 - January 10, 2016

Eileen C. Hurckman, age 88, of Columbus passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Larson House in Columbus. Visitation for Eileen will be held on Wednesday, January 13 from 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. at the Koepsell Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus, WI., and again on Thursday, January 14 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus, WI. Funeral...
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David C. Volkmann

January 19, 1959 - January 8, 2016

David C. Volkmann, 56, of Fall River and formerly of Madison passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. David was born the son of Frederick and Ilene (Rush) Volkmann on January 19, 1959 in Madison. He was a graduate of Madison East High School and Madison Area Tech. College. David was married to Liz Harris on October 15, 1988 at the Festge Co. Park in Cross...
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Vincent Francis Jones

April 11, 1935 - December 16, 2015

Jones, Vincent Francis April 11, 1935 – December 16, 2015 Vincent Jones, 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Mequon on December 16 with his cherished wife at his side. His last wishes, to celebrate his thirty-eighth wedding anniversary with Mary and to live out his days at home, were mercifully granted. Vincent is survived by his loving wife, Mary (nee Daley) Jones, Mequon; his...
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James C. Legnar

December 20, 1948 - December 5, 2015

James C. "Jim/Jimbo" Legnar, 66, of Columbus passed away unexpectedly at his home. James was born the son of Casper and Maxine "Jackie" (Steinhorst) Legnar on December 20, 1948 in Reedsburg, WI. He attended Reedsburg High School. Jim will be remembered as a hard worker. He was employed at Grede Foundry in Reedsburg and later with Maysteel in Columbus for many years. Jim was married to...
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Rudolph "Rudy" Sennhenn

April 15, 1921 - December 1, 2015

Rudolph E. "Rudy" Sennhenn, 94, of the township of Elba passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Robert Wilke officiating. A visitation will also be held on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Interment...
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Darlene E. Gentz

September 24, 1931 - November 4, 2015

Darlene E. Gentz, 84, of Waterloo fell asleep in Jesus on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2015 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Daniel Sims officiating. A visitation will also be held on Monday from Noon until 1 p.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus. Darlene was...
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Roberta M. Hunt

March 29, 1922 - October 14, 2015

Roberta M. Hunt, 93, of Lake Mills and formerly of Waterloo passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek. Roberta May was born the daughter of Norman O. and Lulu Belle (Spencer) Roth on March 29, 1922 in Hillsboro, WI. She was a 1939 graduate of Baraboo High School and later earned her bachelor's degree in Home Economics with a minor in Chemistry in 1943 from...
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Doris J. Miller

November 6, 1922 - July 17, 2015

Doris J. Miller, age 92, of Columbus, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Golden Living – Continental Manor in Randolph. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus on Monday, July 20, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The funeral service will...
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Selma J. Pederson

April 29, 1925 - May 19, 2015

Selma J. Pederson, 90, of the Township of Hampden passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, Keyeser, WI with the Rev. Sylvia Lee-Thompson officiating. A visitation will also be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until Noon at the church. Interment will take place...
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Reuben Ruby Tiedt

May 10, 1929 - May 9, 2015

Reuben "Ruby" C. Tiedt, 85, of Beaver Dam and formerly of Columbus passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Columbia Health Care Center. A visitation for Reuben will be held on Tues., May 12th from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus and on Wed., May 13th from 10 – 11 a.m. also at the funeral home. A funeral service for Reuben will be held on Wed.,...
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Shirly M. Sommerfield

April 25, 1939 - May 2, 2015

Shirly M. Sommerfield, 76, of Randolph passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Ashley's Home in Beaver Dam. Shirly was born the daughter of Elmer and Evelyn (Bonner) Ladwig on April 25, 1939 in Columbus, WI. She was a graduate of Fall River High School and Columbia County Normal. She was married to Floyd Sommerfield on January 8, 1965. Shirly taught elementary education in a country school...
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Sandra H. Columbus

November 18, 1957 - April 14, 2015

Sandra Harrison Columbus, age 57, died peacefully in Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from reoccurring cervical cancer which began in 2008. Sandra was a loving, generous, caring, sweet wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, co-worker, neighbor and friend to so many. She will forever be remembered for her amazing uplifting positive...
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Dale A. Henning

December 29, 1937 - February 21, 2015

Dale A. Henning, 77, was called home to his Heavenly Father on February 21, 2015 with his family by his side at Beaver Dam Community Hospital. Dale was born December 29, 1937 to Reinhardt and Lily (Mueller) Henning in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Town of Clear Creek, Eau Claire County, WI. He attended high school at Osseo High School and...
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Eugene L. Hatzinger

August 3, 1928 - January 27, 2015

Eugene L. Hatzinger, 86, of Columbus was called home to heaven to be with his Savior and the love of his life on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from the Columbus Nursing and Rehab Center. Eugene was born the son of Leo F. and Ida (Kehl) Hatzinger on August 3, 1928 in Columbus. He was a 1946 graduate of Columbus High School. Eugene was married to Mary Anna Stenberg on November 18, 1951 at Zion Ev....
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Laurene E. Benisch

September 13, 1922 - January 17, 2015

Laurene E. Benisch, 92 years old, beloved wife and mother, returned home to Jesus on Jan 17, 2015 at her home, the Charleston House in Beaver Dam, surrounded by her family. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, 812 Western Ave., Columbus with the Rev. Daniel Sims officiating. A visitation will also be held on Wednesday from noon...
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Peter O. Drolshagen, Jr.

March 11, 1934 - December 30, 2014

Peter O. Drolshagen, Jr., 80, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Lakeview Nursing Home in West Salem, WI after a long battle with Parkinson 's disease. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Columbus with the Rev. Steve Kortendick officiating. A visitation will also be held on Tuesday from...
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April K. Hallberg

November 20, 1978 - December 10, 2014

April K. Hallberg, 36 years old, of Columbus, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at her home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 13th at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, 812 Western Ave., Columbus, with the Rev. Daniel Sims and the Rev. Robert Wilke officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 12th from 3:00 -6:00 p.m., and also on...
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Clifford E. Tjugum

February 24, 1920 - October 14, 2014

Clifford E. Tjugum, 94, of Columbus passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at The Meadows Assisted Living in Fall River. Clifford was born the son of Charles and Clara (Halverson) Tjugum on February 24, 1920 in Sun Prairie. He was married to Ethel M. Donkle on August 23, 1941 in Madison. Clifford was employed as a truck driver and owned his own milk route. He later retired from...
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Hattie Schallert

March 15, 1915 - September 5, 2014

Hattie C. Schallert, 99, a lifelong resident of Columbus passed away peacefully on Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Hattie Clara Emma was born on March 15, 1915 the daughter of Robert and Emelia (Lange) Wodill in Columbus. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. On May 25, 1939, she was married to Harold Schallert. Hattie worked...
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Miles Voss Jr.

August 26, 1925 - September 3, 2014

Miles Voss Jr., age 89, rode on his beloved John Deere tractor into the sunset on September 3rd, 2014 with his cows following. Miles was born on August 26, 1925 to Miles, Sr. and Meta (Bortz) Voss in Milwaukee, WI. In the early years of his childhood, the family moved to Dekorra briefly before settling at the farm in the Township of Hampden (Columbus, WI). Miles attended the Wisconsin School...
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Kathryn L. Hermanson

December 12, 1921 - September 3, 2014

Kathryn L. "Kay" Hermanson, 92, of Columbus passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at "At Home Again" Assisted Living in Columbus. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Daniel Sims officiating. A visitation will also be held on Monday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Inurnment will take...
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Kevin Roy Purves

December 25, 1953 - August 10, 2014

Kevin Roy Purves, age 60, of Columbus, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014 after an arduous battle with cancer. Throughout his illness, Kevin consistently shared his wish to be with those he loved most as much as he possibly could. And in honor of those wishes, those same people were with him in the last moments of his life. Kevin (aka "Big Kev") was born on December 25, 1953 to Forest ...
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Gloria E. Rake

September 22, 1929 - July 27, 2014

Gloria E. Rake, 84, of N5043 Hwy 151, Columbus passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Columbus Community Hospital surrounded by her family. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus with the Rev. Ron Rank officiating. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 30th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home...
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