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KOEPSELL FUNERAL HOMES

Family owned and operated for four generations, it’s our privilege to help our Beaver Dam community when they need it most.

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

At Koepsell Funeral Home, we know every detail matters. During times of loss, trust us to go above and beyond.


Our Obituaries

Naomi C. Kriewald

December 8, 1937 - April 17, 2021

Naomi C. Kriewald, 83, of Iron Ridge passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at her home with her family by her side. A visitation for Naomi will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 11:00 until 1:00 p.m. at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Iron Ridge. A funeral will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Larry Mose officiating. Interment will follow at St. Matthew's Lutheran Cemetery...
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Joyce M. Kirschbaum

May 26, 1927 - April 15, 2021

Joyce May Kirschbaum, 93, a long-time resident of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at her home. Joyce was born to Elizabeth Mary Walker and Wesley Eugene Walker on May 26, 1927, in Dodgeville, WI. About a week later, she arrived home on the dairy farm, 7 miles NW of Dodgeville, where she grew up with her two sisters, Carol and Margaret. She thrived in the self...
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David A. Huntley

October 10, 1953 - April 15, 2021

David (Dave) A. Huntley of Beaver Dam, passed away unexpectedly on April 15th 2021. Visitation for David will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 12:00 noon to 1:20 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1:30 pm with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery in Beaver Dam. David was born on October...
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Shirley M. Baerwald

September 12, 1935 - April 15, 2021

Shirley M. Baerwald, 85, formerly of Horicon passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Crossroads Care Center in Mayville. Shirley was born the daughter of Earl and Evelyn (Wildish) Reimer on September 12, 1935 in Wauwatosa, WI. She was a 1954 graduate of Oconomowoc High School as well as Marvel Beauty School in Milwaukee and began her career as a beautician. She was married to James...
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Richard G. Wild

July 8, 1944 - April 14, 2021

Richard G. Wild, age 76, of Horicon passed away on April 14, 2021 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Juneau. Richard was born the son of Gilbert and Marie (Noll) Wild on July 8, 1944. He was a 1962 of Mayville High School. Richard was a skilled carpenter and worked at Purity Cheese and also Town and Country Construction in Mayville. In his spare time, Richard enjoyed playing...
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Robert M. Switalski

December 27, 1938 - April 14, 2021

Robert M. Switalski, age 82, 0f Beaver Dam, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2021 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison. In keeping with Robert's wishes, cremation will take place and there will a celebration of his life at a later date. Robert Michael Switalski was born on December 27, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to George and Anna (Jurgilanis) Switalski. After...
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Dorothy F. Twardokus

December 21, 1933 - April 14, 2021

Dorothy F. Twardokus, 87, of Burnett went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born at home on December 21, 1933 the daughter of Albert and Clara (Geschke) Block in the town of Williamstown. She met Carl E. Twardokus when she was 15 and she later married her teen sweetheart on May 3, 1952 at Zion Lutheran Church...
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Mona F. Lichtenberg

January 20, 1935 - April 13, 2021

Mona F. Lichtenberg, 86, of rural Mayville went to join her Lord on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Froedert West Bend Hospital. Mona Frieda was born on January 20, 1935 the daughter of Merlin W. and Frieda (Heuer) Miescke in Horicon, Wisconsin. She was baptized on April 28, 1935 at Zion Lutheran Church in Horicon by Pastor Paul A. Feustel. She graduated from Horicon High School on June 3, 1954. ...
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Lucille R. Schultz

July 25, 1931 - April 13, 2021

Lucille R. Schultz, 89, of Mayville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Hope Senior Living in Lomira, Wisconsin. A private family graveside service will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 with the Rev. Ken Schaub at Graceland Cemetery in Mayville, Wisconsin. Lucille was born the daughter of William and Adell (Wickert) Wittenberger on July 25, 1931 in Hubertus, Wisconsin. ...
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Dawn L. Grady

October 25, 1965 - April 10, 2021

Dawn L. Grady, age 55, of Iron Ridge passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at her home. Private family service has been held. Dawn was born the daughter of Richard W. and Donnalee (Monk) Grady on October 25, 1965 in Sarasota, Florida. She was a graduate of Heber Springs High School. Dawn had a big heart and enjoyed helping those with special needs. She also had a love of...
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Wennegene 'Wyn' Wilbrecht

October 3, 1929 - April 7, 2021

Wennegene "Wyn" (Sabel) Wilbrecht passed away on April 7, 2021 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville, WI at age 91. Wyn was born on October 3, 1929 to William and Emma (Franzen) Sabel in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the youngest of 5 children. She graduated from Fond du Lac High School in 1947. Wyn was married to Carl Wilbrecht in October 1950 in Detroit MI. They moved to Mayville, WI in...
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Doris A. Guenther

November 2, 1935 - April 7, 2021

Doris A. Guenther, age 85, of the Town of Calamus, Dodge County, Wisconsin, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Beaver Dam Health Care. The visitation will be at St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The funeral service will follow at the church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Seth Dorn officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood...
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Marion (Nee Coulter) Schuster

September 25, 1933 - April 5, 2021

Marion Elvira (nee Coulter) Schuster of Hartford, WI passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 after a battle with cancer. A small family graveside service will be held at Union Cemetery in Theresa on Friday, April 9, 2021. A Celebration of Life for Marion will be held at a later date in the Fall of 2021. Marion was born on a farm in the town of Wayne to the late David and Alice (nee Wilke)...
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Erwin G. Bullette

February 13, 1924 - April 4, 2021

Erwin G. Bullette, age 97, of Mayville, formerly of Horicon passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at The Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac. A private family funeral service will take place at the Koepsell Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with a burial and military honors to follow at the Brandon Cemetery in Brandon. Erwin was born the son of Charles and Mable (Yerk) Bullette on February...
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Donald "Donnie" F. Clough

September 4, 1930 - April 3, 2021

Donald F. Clough, 90, of Rolling Prairie went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 3, 2021 to Celebrate Easter with Jesus. A memorial gathering for Don will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at MarshView Ministries, 103 S. Cedar St. in Horicon. A memorial service will begin at 3:30 p.m. at MarshView Ministries. The family requests that all attending...
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Joyce E. Kiel

October 5, 1924 - April 3, 2021

Joyce E Kiel, nee Marcoux, age 96 died at Hillside Manor Hospice in Beaver Dam, WI on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Private funeral services will be held at Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam, WI, with interment in Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. The late Joyce Kiel was born in Wisconsin Rapids, WI October 5, 1924 to Ervin Charles and Edith Evelyn (Brown) Marcoux. ...
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Mildred R. Hamilton

September 25, 1934 - April 3, 2021

Mildred R. Hamilton, age 86, of Burnett, died on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Clearview Nursing in Juneau. There will be a private service for Mildred and burial will be at Highland Memorial Gardens in the Town of Trenton, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Mildred Ruth Kintop was born on September 25, 1934 in Lebanon, Wisconsin to Edwin and Leonora Kintop. She graduated from Juneau High School and...
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Adeline M. Ready

December 9, 1928 - April 2, 2021

Adeline M. "Addie" Bilke Ready, 92, of Beaver Dam passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Beaver Dam. Adeline was born the daughter of Erwin M. and Magdalen J. (Westenmeyer) Hupf on December 9, 1928 in the township of Westford. She was a 1946 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Addie was married to Donald Bilke on July 7, 1948. He preceded her in death in...
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Jacqueline M. Roedl

May 15, 1939 - April 1, 2021

Jacqueline M. Roedl, age 81, died Thursday, April 1, 2021 at her home in Beaver Dam. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Inurnment will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Jacqueline Marie was born on May 15, 1939 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to the late Alvin and Veronica (Guyette) Lambrecht. After high school, she went on to earn her bachelor's...
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Irene R. Kroken

March 22, 1944 - March 29, 2021

There was a beautiful sunrise Monday morning March 29th when Jesus and Mary wrapped their loving arms around Irene R. Kroken, 77 at home surrounded by family and took her to Heaven. Irene was a warrior with her Catholic faith and in the end, fought a very courageous battle with cancer. A visitation will take place on Monday, April 5th from 10:00am-12:00pm at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic...
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Lori J. Ginn

July 15, 1959 - March 28, 2021

Lori J. Ginn (Grahn/Rich), age 61, passed away peacefully at her home on March 28th, surrounded by family following her hard-fought battle with cancer. A celebration of life gathering will be held Sunday, April 11th from 2–4 PM at the Chapel of the Archangels, located at 839 Madison Street in Beaver Dam. Lori Jean was born on July 15, 1959 in Beaver Dam to the late Nelson "Jim" and...
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William Krueger

April 9, 1947 - March 25, 2021

William (Bill) A. Krueger, 73, of Beaver Dam, died Thursday, March 25, 2021 of natural causes. Bill was born April 9, 1947 in Stoughton, Wis., son of Paul and Leona (Ludwig) Krueger. He worked for Monarch Range, Weyenberg Shoe Factory and Bay Shore Apartments until his retirement. He was an active member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Judy Krueger...
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Ronald "Roko" Koepsell

May 30, 1943 - March 24, 2021

Ronald A. "Roko" Koepsell, age 77, of Mayville, died on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac. Ronald was born on May 30, 1943, the son of Andrew and Viola (Detlaff) Koepsell. He attended Mayville High School, then joined the United States Army in 1964. Roko served in Korea and was discharged in 1966. He worked for Purity Products, part-time for Crist Aluminum and...
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Lionel D. Wagner

March 1, 1938 - March 24, 2021

Lionel D. "Butch" Wagner, age 83, of Beaver Dam, died Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison. The American Legion Post #521 in Fox Lake will conduct military honors for Butch on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11:30 am at Lake Emily Cemetery in the Town of Fox Lake. Lionel was born on March 1, 1938 in Monches, Wisconsin to the late Edward and Vera ...
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Rosalind "Rosie" Zeidler

November 9, 1930 - March 21, 2021

Rosalind M. "Rosie" Zeidler, 90, was called to her Heavenly home on Sunday, March 21, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Rosalind was born the daughter of Ernest and Viola (Poppe) Lange on November 9, 1930 in Columbus. She was a graduate of Columbus High School. Rosie married H. Paul Zeidler on June 9, 1962 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Columbus. Paul preceded her in death on...
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Shirley S. Eilbes-Eckes

August 29, 1935 - March 21, 2021

Shirley S. Eilbes-Eckes, age 85, of Waupun, died peacefully on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at her home. The visitation will be at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon on Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Daniel Seehafer will be officiating and burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens in the Town of Trenton, Dodge County,...
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Diane A. Zangl

April 20, 1944 - March 20, 2021

Diane A. Zangl, age 76, of LeRoy passed away peacefully on March 20, 2021 at her home with her loving family by her side. Diane was born the daughter of Battiste 'Tiste' and Wilhelmina 'Billie' (Weber) Del Ponte on April 20, 1944 in Knowles. She graduated from Mayville High School in 1962 and married her high school sweetheart, Roger Zangl, on August 28, 1965 at St. Andrew's in LeRoy. As a...
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Virginia F. Feucht

October 31, 1923 - March 20, 2021

Virginia F. Feucht, age 97, of Mayville passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center-Washington County. Due to the current health restrictions a private family Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia will take place at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton with the Very Rev. Fr. Richard J. Stoffel presiding. Burial will take place at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Nenno. ...
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John D. Sprenger

March 8, 1930 - March 19, 2021

John D. Sprenger, age 91, of Mayville passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Juneau. A memorial service in memory of John and his wife Arlene will take place at a later date. John was born the son of Ruby Sprenger on March 8, 1930. He was united in marriage to Arlene Lindert on September 12, 1953 in Mayville. He was a retired tool and die maker that...
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Vivian Bogenschneider

March 7, 1933 - March 18, 2021

Vivian Bogenschneider, 88, of Watertown passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Park Ridge Assisted Living in Watertown, Wisconsin. A visitation for Vivian will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. until Noon at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (River Church), Town of Theresa. A funeral service will begin at Noon with the Rev. Douglas J. Zahner officiating. Interment...
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James O. Zuelsdorf

March 16, 1934 - March 15, 2021

James O. Zuelsdorf, 86, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2021 at his home. A Memorial Gathering for Jim will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Beaver Dam American Legion Post #146, 300 Beichl Avenue, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. James was born on March 16, 1934 the son of William and Martha (Freeman) Zuelsdorf in Horicon, Wisconsin. ...
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Erline C. Baird

November 4, 1932 - March 13, 2021

Erline C. Baird, 88, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Marquardt Manor in Watertown, Wisconsin. Erline was born on November 4, 1932 in the Town of Lowell, Wisconsin the daughter of Charles and Cora (Trumpf) Boldt. She was married to Thomas Baird on June 20, 1953 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Reeseville, Wisconsin. Erline was a faithful and active member of...
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Laverne E. Jagow

October 27, 1917 - March 12, 2021

Laverne E. Jagow, 103, of Beaver Dam passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Beaver Dam Assisted Living. Laverne was born the daughter of William and Minnie (Schessow) Koch on October 27, 1917 in the township of Oak Grove. She was married to Walter F. Jagow on October 18, 1936 at St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. Laverne was employed with Weyenberg Shoe Factory in Beaver Dam...
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Donna M. Dallen-Seering

February 9, 1948 - March 11, 2021

Donna M. Dallen-Seering, age 73, of Fond du Lac, formally of the Horicon/Mayville/Beaver Dam areas, went home to the Lord on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. Visitation for Donna will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mayville on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church at 12:00 noon. Fr. Tom...
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Geraldine C. Rozanski

October 20, 1933 - March 10, 2021

Geraldine "Rusty" C. Rozanski, 87, of Fox Lake and formerly of Milwaukee passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Geraldine was born on October 20, 1933 the daughter of James and Frances (Graika) Schott in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On October 3, 1964, she was united in marriage with George Rozanski in Milwaukee. Geraldine and her husband...
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Gerald "Jerry" Galston

October 3, 1945 - March 10, 2021

Gerald R. "Jerry" Galston, 75, of Columbus passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at his daughter's home in Columbus. Gerald was born the son of Herbert and Lila (Allen) Galston on October 3, 1945 in Waterloo. He was a graduate of Columbus High School. Jerry served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1965 – 1967. He was married to Pricilla "Sib" Moll on May 1, 1971...
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Henrietta L. Van Bever

August 2, 1930 - March 9, 2021

Henrietta L. Van Bever, of Iron Ridge, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Marvin's Manor in Horicon. A private family graveside service will be held at St. Matthew's Cemetery in Iron Ridge. Henrietta was born the daughter of Carl and Bernice (Kaiser) Schadow on August 2, 1930 in Juneau. She was united in marriage to Elroy Radloff on June 4, 1949 at St. Matthew's in Iron Ridge. She...
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Joseph P. 'Joe' Schnitzler

April 4, 1931 - March 8, 2021

Joseph Schnitzler of Theresa passed away peacefully at St Francis Terrace on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the age of 89. He had been a resident at St Francis Terrace assisted living in Fond du Lac for the past year and a half. He was born on April 4, 1931 on the Schnitzler family farm in the town of Theresa to the late Edwin and Angela (nee Schmidt) Schnitzler. Joseph attended school at St....
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Leonard G. Neuman

October 4, 1929 - March 6, 2021

Leonard G. Neuman, Age 91, of Beaver Dam, died on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his children. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 5:00 pm. until 7:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at the funeral home on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Sandra...
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David A. Dejanovich

December 26, 1948 - March 4, 2021

David A. Dejanovich, 72, of Mayville passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at his home. David was born on December 26, 1948 the son of Emil and Pearl (Ruecker) Dejanovich in Hustisford, Wisconsin. He was a graduate of Mayville High School. On May 23, 1998, he was married to Ranee L. Okon in Mayville, Wisconsin. Dave retired from Seneca Foods after many years of service. He was also an...
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Marie Buchta

March 9, 1930 - March 3, 2021

Marie (Schultz) Buchta: Daughter, Sister, Niece, Aunt, Student, Bride, Wife, Church Member, Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Widow, age 90, of Mayville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend. A funeral service for Marie will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1 p.m. at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville with the Rev. Dr. Mark G....
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Paul "Ozzy" Kegel

December 10, 1934 - March 2, 2021

Paul "Ozzy" Kegel Paul Joseph Kegel, 86, of Gays Mills passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Paul was born the son of James and Wilhelmina "Minnie" (Beck) Kegel on December 10, 1934 in Gays Mills. He loved spending time with his family and especially his beloved grandchildren. He is survived by his children: Veronica (Dale) Geddes of Muscoda, WI and...
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Marianne A. Cares

June 19, 1930 - March 2, 2021

Marianne (Uetzmann) Cares went home to heaven on Tuesday, March 2. Marianne was born to Pastor Immanuel and Adela (Dornfeld) Uetzmann on June 19, 1930 in Pickett, WI. She became God's child on her baptism day, July 6, 1930, and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith on April 2, 1944. On June 19, 1955, she married Pastor Gerhardt Cares in Watertown, WI. Marianne accompanied him as he served...
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Carol A. Linde

February 3, 1935 - March 2, 2021

Carol Ann Linde, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 surrounded by her loving family at Eagle Wings in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Carol was born on February 3, 1935 in Rolling Prairie, Wisconsin the daughter of Herbert and Hertha (Griepentrog) Hanefeld. She was united in marriage to Randall A. Linde on August 4, 1951. Carol lost her mother at the age of 10 and until her...
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Gerald W. Beck

January 2, 1933 - February 28, 2021

Gerald William Beck, 88, of Theresa, passed away peacefully of Sunday, February 28, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private family services for Gerald will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church in Theresa with the Rev. Jon A. Learman officiating. Interment with graveside military honors conducted by Theresa American Legion Post #270 will...
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Lucille J. Collien

June 18, 1928 - February 27, 2021

Lucille J. Collien, age 92, of Theresa, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. A public visitation for Lucille will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 12 noon until 1 p.m. at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Brown's Corners (Horicon) with the Rev. Daniel Seehafer officiating. A private family service will be held at the church. Burial will take...
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Patricia "Patches" Nosrati

November 29, 1962 - February 27, 2021

Patricia "Patches" A. Nosrati, age 58, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 27, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. There will be a memorial gathering at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Please maintain social distancing and wear a mask. Patricia Ann Nosrati was born on November 29, 1962 in Ottumwa, Iowa...
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Robert R. Renner

March 26, 1929 - February 27, 2021

Robert R. Renner, age 91, of Mayville passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Prairie Ridge in Mayville. A funeral service for Robert will take place on Thursday, March 4th at 12 noon at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville with the Rev. Dr. Mark J. Cutler officiating. Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at noon...
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Nancy K. Joda

July 18, 1932 - February 26, 2021

Nancy Kathryn (nee Riggins) Joda, age 88, of Iron Ridge, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on February 26, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial with family will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mayville, where she was a member, and burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee. The service will be recorded, available for later...
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Rev. Delmer F. Kannenberg

February 27, 1937 - February 26, 2021

The Lord in his infinite and gracious wisdom called from this life to the glories of heaven the soul of Delmer Frank Kannenberg on February 26, 2021 at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 27 days. A funeral service for Pastor Kannenberg will be held on Saturday, March 20 at 12 p.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, Hartford (Huilsburg) with the Rev. Jeffrey Drake officiating. A visitation will be...
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Craig "Shoe" Shoemaker

July 28, 1962 - February 25, 2021

Craig A."Shoe" Shoemaker, 58, of Beaver Dam passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Craig was born the son of Russell and Bernice (Solum) Shoemaker on July 28, 1962 in Black River Falls, WI. He was a graduate of Waupun High School. Craig was married to Sally Windl on April 7, 1990 at Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Lowell. Craig along with...
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Raymond A. Moldenhauer

June 30, 1947 - February 23, 2021

Raymond A. Moldenhauer, 73, was born on June 30, 1947 and entered eternal life Tuesday, February 23, 2021 with the confidence of forgiveness of his sins through the death and resurrection of our savior, Jesus Christ. His body now waits for the great resurrection day when Jesus will return and unite again his soul and body to live forever in heaven with all God's children. Ray was the son of...
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Theodore T. Drake

August 3, 1938 - February 23, 2021

Theodore T. "Ted" Drake, age 82, of Beaver Dam, died Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. Visitation for Ted will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 10:00 am to 10:50 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church at 11:00 am with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Burial will be at Southern Wisconsin...
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Harry A. Jacobson

September 19, 1930 - February 22, 2021

Harry A. Jacobson, age 90, of Brownsville passed away peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Sage Meadows in Fond du Lac. Harry was born the son of Oliver M. and Ann P. (Cleberg) Jacobson on September 19, 1930 in Fond du Lac. He was a 1948 graduate of Mayville High School. Harry attended UW Madison short course in Agriculture and USO Naval School-Construction. Harry served his country...
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Jodie L. Sobrilsky

May 25, 1957 - February 17, 2021

Jodie L. Sobrilsky, 63, of Beaver Dam passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Private family funeral services for Jodie will be held at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Jim Wendt officiating. Jodie Lynn was born on May 25, 1957 the daughter of Carl and Barbara (Griesbach) Paskey in Waupun, Wisconsin. She was a 1975...
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Joseph S. Merk

February 17, 1936 - February 15, 2021

Joseph Sebastian Merk Joseph age 84, of Fox Lake, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021,at Harbor Haven health & Rehabilitation, Fond du Lac, WI. Joseph was born February 17, 1936 in Germany to Sebastian and Bibiana (Dopfer) Merk. He immigrated to the US in 1953 with his younger brother George to live with their guardians, uncle George Dopfer and his wife Dorothy on their farm near Fox...
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Zachary D. Krapfl

August 3, 1995 - February 12, 2021

Zachary David Krapfl, age 25, of Denver, CO passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, at his home. Zach was born on August 3, 1995 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin to David and Laura (Galle) Krapfl. He grew up in the LeRoy and West Bend areas. Zach shared a love of construction and remodeling houses with his brother and enjoyed fishing, baseball and music. Zach was a sweet and kind young man who...
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Debra J. Frank

March 19, 1956 - February 12, 2021

Debra J. Frank, age 64, of Columbus, died peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2021 at Froedtert Hospital, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Debra will be inurned in the spring at Bethany Cemetery in the Town of Calamus, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Debra was born on March 19, 1956 in Beaver Dam to James and Sylvia (Mundt) Martin. She was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School. On July 21,...
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Gene "Geno" Korth

January 5, 1955 - February 11, 2021

Gene "Geno" Korth, 66, of Iron Ridge passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at his home with his loving wife by his side. Gene was born the son of Fred and Gertrude (Hagert) Korth on January 5, 1955 in Milwaukee. He was married to Diane L. Koepsell on July 13, 1985 at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon. Gene retired from Associate Engineering in Hustisford. Gene was a member...
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Eugenia "Jean" Metzger

August 2, 1923 - February 11, 2021

Eugenia "Jean" A. Metzger, age 97, of Beaver Dam, died peacefully on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Hillside Manor. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Burial will be at St. Isadore Cemetery in Clyman. Eugenia A. Metzger was born on August 2, 1923 on a farm in the Town of...
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Thomas J. Powers

August 27, 1941 - February 10, 2021

Thomas J. Powers, 79, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. Thomas was born the son of Jack and Elizabeth "Betty" (Oberlander) Powers on August 27, 1941 in Milwaukee. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1963 – 1965. Tom dedicated his career to plumbing and was a member of the Plumbers Union...
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Donna R. Tollers

August 16, 1933 - February 9, 2021

Donna R. Tollers, 87 of Beaver Dam Wisconsin passed away peacefully Tuesday February 9, 2021 at Hillside Manor care facility. Donna was born the daughter of Earl Krueger and Nellie (Marshall) Fornasiere on August 16, 1933 in Hancock, Wisconsin. Her previous marriage was to Philip McGilvra in 1951. On October 4, 1975 Donna was united in marriage with Walter "Wally" Tollers in Beaver Dam. ...
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Joseph S. 'Joe' Planasch

April 7, 1929 - February 7, 2021

Joseph S. Planasch, age 91, of Horicon passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family in Horicon. Joe was born the son of Martin and Rose (Hussli) Planasch on April 7, 1929. He attended Horicon High School until entering the US Navy from 1946-1950. Joe was united in marriage to Bernice Lauersdorf on June 7, 1957. He had worked as skilled carpenter for 16 years and...
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Kristine J. Bronner

December 23, 1959 - February 6, 2021

Kristine Joyce Bronner passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Beaver Dam Health Care Center with her sister, Judy, by her side. Visitation for Kristine will be on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at St. Katharine Drexel Church, Beaver Dam starting at 9:30 a.m. A mass of Christian burial will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Burial will...
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Margretha 'Marge' E. Mountin

October 19, 1918 - February 4, 2021

Marge Mountin of Juneau passed away on Thursday February 4 at the age of 102 of natural causes. Marge was born October 19th, 1918 in Juneau, the daughter of Edward and Francis (Kraut) Hilgendorf. A lifelong resident of Juneau, Marge married Maurice Mountin on March 8th, 1941. Marge and Morry were operators of Mountin's Grocery Store in downtown Juneau, the store they purchased from Joe Ihde in...
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Richard E. Crum

June 5, 1932 - February 3, 2021

On February 3, 2021, Richard E. Crum was peacefully welcomed by Jesus into heaven. Richard was born June 5, 1932 in Richmond, Indiana to Kenneth and Alice (Knoll) Crum. The family moved to Milwaukee and then Wauwatosa, WI. Dick graduated from Wauwatosa High School. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Marquette University. He served in the Army during the Korean War. ...
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Eric Colunga

July 8, 1981 - February 2, 2021

Eric G. Colunga, age 39, of Beaver Dam, died on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at his home. We know that Eric has touched the lives of many, but for the health and wellbeing of all, there will be a private funeral for Eric and burial will be at St. Michael Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Eric Gonzales Colunga was born on July 8, 1981 in Billings, Montana to Mario V. Colunga and R. Raquel Gonzales. He...
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Mary Lou G. Howe

July 6, 1939 - February 2, 2021

Mary Lou G. Howe, 81, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Columbia County Health Care Center in Wyocena. Mary Lou was born the daughter of Herman and Bertha (Seier) Gretzinger on July 6, 1939 in Columbus. She was a graduate of Fall River High School and Columbia County Normal. She was married to David Howe on June 28, 1958 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. Mary...
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Carol J. Klas

September 15, 1941 - January 31, 2021

Carol Jean Klas, age 79, of Beaver Dam, died Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam after a nine year battle with cancer. Due to covid-19 the mass for Carol will be private. It will also be live streamed and that feed will be available from the St. Katharine Drexel website (www.stkatharinedrexelbd.org). The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 11...
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Reuben C. Kuck

September 21, 1927 - January 28, 2021

Reuben C. Kuck, 93, a resident of Golden Years Assisted Living in Randolph and formerly of Friesland passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Reuben was born the son of Edward and Marie (Yohn) Kuck on September 21, 1927 in the township of Fountain Prairie, Columbia County, WI. He served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army. Reuben was married to Marjorie Burbach on November...
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Glenn E. Luck

July 22, 1930 - January 28, 2021

Glenn E. Luck, 90, of Beaver Dam passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at the Marshfield Medical Hospital in Beaver Dam. Private family visitation and services for Glenn will be held at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Jim Wendt officiating. Interment will be at Highland Memory Gardens in the township of Trenton, Wisconsin. Glenn was born on July 22, 1930 the...
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Juan B. Cruz

November 5, 1949 - January 26, 2021

Juan B. Cruz, 71, a resident of Marvin's Manor in Waupun and formerly of Randolph passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the Waupun Memorial Hospital. Juan was born the son of Toribio and Argelia Cruz on November 5, 1949 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. He was employed with John Deere in Horicon for 22 years. Juan enjoyed shooting pool and dancing. He was very charismatic who got along with...
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Domenica "Min" Biemiller

January 5, 1935 - January 25, 2021

Domenica (Min) Biemiller, 86, of Waterloo, WI and formerly of Baltimore, MD passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021 at her home. Domenica was born the daughter of Mario and Rose (Totaro) Desimone on January 5, 1935 in Baltimore, MD. She was a graduate of Patterson Park High School in Baltimore and Towson State University. She later earned her Master's degree in Special Education. She was...
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Gerald "Jerry" Wondra

August 22, 1954 - January 25, 2021

On January 25, 2021, Gerald Edgar Wondra left this world to begin a new journey in the great unknown. He didn't want to go, but a whisper in his ear said, "Come with me." Jerry was born August 22,1954 to Edgar and Janice (Gremminger) Wondra in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. He graduated from Mayville High School in 1974. He continued his learning in the School of Life. He worked at Mayville...
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Charlene E. Dargatz

January 26, 1940 - January 25, 2021

Charlene E. Dargatz, 80, of Mayville passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021 at her home. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville. A funeral service will begin at 6:00 p.m. Entombment will be on Wednesday, February 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wisconsin Memorial Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Charlene was...
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Carol A. Buchholz

June 5, 1945 - January 22, 2021

In loving memory of Carol Ann Buchholz Carol was born on June 5, 1945 and passed away on January 22, 2021 from Covid 19. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold R. Buchholz; daughter, Robin Kay Buchholz; her parents, Frank L. and Alice M. Mathews; brother, Robert L. Mathews; and grandson Joshua D. Cornelius. Carol is survived by daughters Shelly J. Buchholz (fiancé Charles A....
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Marvin E. Frey

August 29, 1943 - January 22, 2021

Marvin E. Frey, 77, of Mayville passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at his home. Marvin was born the son of Elmer and Minnie (VanBuren) Frey on August 29, 1943 in Beaver Dam. He was a 1961 graduate of Waupun High School. Marvin was married to Elda Groth on September 19, 1964 at St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He owned and operated Marv's Small Engines in Mayville and...
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Allan Louis Keup

June 13, 1943 - January 21, 2021

Allan Louis Keup, raised in Horicon, Wis., and longtime resident of Springfield, Ill., was born to eternal life on Jan. 21, 2021, in Mequon, Wis. He was 77. Allan was born on June 13, 1943, to Helmuth and Paula (nee Koepsell) Keup in Reed City, Mich. He was baptized on July 4, 1943, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Reed City. Allan was confirmed in his Christian faith on April 14, 1957, at St....
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Donnalee Grady

April 27, 1939 - January 21, 2021

Donnalee Grady, age 81, of Hubbard passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at her home. Donnalee was born the daughter of William and Laura (Timms) Monk on April 27, 1939. She was a graduate of Riverdale High School. She had worked as bookkeeper for her husband and helped in managing their motels. until her retirement. She was united in marriage to...
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Patricia A. Fabisch

February 10, 1938 - January 20, 2021

Patricia A. Fabisch, 82, of Beaver Dam and formerly of Juneau passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at the Beaver Dam Memory Care. A visitation for Pat will be held on Tuesday, January 26th from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. A memorial service will follow at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Seth Dorn officiating. Private family...
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Eileen K. Schmidt

January 9, 1931 - January 18, 2021

Eileen K. Schmidt, 90, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Beaver Dam Health Care Center. Private Family Inurnment for both Eileen and Gordon "Mickey" will take place at a later date at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. Eileen was born on January 9, 1931 the daughter of Leo and Viola (Baker) Yagodinski in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She was a 1948 graduate of...
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Donald W., Kaiser

October 5, 1934 - January 18, 2021

Donald W. Kaiser, age 86, of Horicon, died Monday, January 18, 2021 at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. There will be a memorial gathering for Don at Zion Lutheran Church in Horicon on January 30, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. A memorial service will follow at church beginning at 1:00 pm with Rev. Daniel Votja officiating. Due to Covid-19, please wear a mask, observe social...
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Peter J. Abler

June 2, 1949 - January 18, 2021

Peter J. Abler, age 71, of Beaver Dam, died peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, after a short, courageous battle with cancer. There will be a celebration of Pete's life at a later date. Peter J. Abler was born on June 2, 1949 in Beaver Dam, to Alfred and Josephine (Bieschel) Abler. He married Darlene Bilke on June 27, 1970 at St. Stephen's Ev....
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Lola Mae Muenchow

November 8, 1923 - January 18, 2021

Lola Mae (Rennhack) Muenchow, age 97, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, January 18, 2021. As was her wish, she remained in her home until her passing. Lola was born in Reeseville, WI, the eldest daughter of Roy V. and Ruth M. (Klentz) Rennhack, November 8, 1923. She graduated from Reeseville High School. Along with her husband Reuben F. Wendt, they raised their four children in the...
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Doyle A. Bartsch

June 8, 1955 - January 17, 2021

Doyle A. Bartsch, age 65, of Mayville passed on January 17, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center Summit in Oconomowoc. Doyle was born the son of Otto and Alice (Margelofsky) Bartsch on June 8, 1955. Doyle was a 1973 graduate of Mayville High School. He served his country honorably in the US Navy from 1973 until 1975. Doyle was united in marriage to Nancy Kollmansberger on August 2, 1975 at St. Paul's...
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Allen A. Christian

December 5, 1947 - January 14, 2021

Allen A. Christian, 73, of rural Mayville, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021, in the palliative care center at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison following a short period of illness with cancer. Allen was born the son of Arnold and Marilyn (Wendegatz) Christian on December 5, 1947. On June 13, 1970, he married Gloria (Krahn), at Emmanuel Ev. Lutheran...
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John A. Moser

August 19, 1948 - January 14, 2021

John A. Moser, age 72, of Beaver Dam, died doing what he loved, coyote hunting, on Thursday, January 14, 2021, in the Town of Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. A private funeral service will be held for immediate family. We know John had many friends and family, but due to health restriction limits, we are asking for you to join us by tuning into the funeral on Dailydodge.com or listen to the...
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Pricilla "Sib" Moll

August 27, 1946 - January 13, 2021

Pricilla A. "Sib" Moll, 74, of Waterloo passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her daughter's home in Fall River. Pricilla was born the daughter of Oscar and Carolyn (Grove) Moll on August 27, 1946 in Columbus. She was a graduate of Waterloo High School. Sib was married to Jerry Galston on May 1, 1971 and were married for many years. Sib retired from F&M State Bank in Waterloo. She...
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Laddie G. Schmutzer

October 31, 1943 - January 11, 2021

Laddie George Schmutzer of Columbus passed away at his home on Monday, January 11 with his wife by his side. Laddie was the son of the late George and Ruth (Shanks) Schmutzer of Neva, Wisconsin. Laddie married his high school sweetheart, Susan Tatro, on January 4, 1964. They had just celebrated their 57th anniversary and had four children; Steve Schmutzer (Wendy Williams) of Green Bay; Carrie...
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Mary Ann Hanson

March 17, 1936 - January 11, 2021

The family of Mary Ann Hanson are sad to announce that, after a brief illness, she died on January 11, 2021. She lived in Beaver Dam, WI with her daughter Signe Schecher for most of the past several years while spending her winters in Okeechobee FL. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Edwin Hanson, who died in 2010; her parents Lyle and Ethel Tryg-gestad; her three siblings: Wyman...
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Dennis D. Bolstad

May 17, 1958 - January 11, 2021

Dennis Dean Bolstad, age 62, of Horicon passed away on January 11, 2021 at the Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. Dennis was born the son of Elmer Bolstad, Jr. and Diane Kehl on May 17, 1958. He was a 1976 graduate of Horicon High School. He was employed at John Deere Company in Horicon until his retirement. Dennis enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved listening to...
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Wayne D. Lindert

August 18, 1941 - January 10, 2021

Wayne D. Lindert, age 79, of Horicon, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. Wayne was born the son of Otto and Lena (Luebke) Lindert on August 18, 1941. Wayne was a 1959 graduate of Horicon High School. He farmed alongside his family for many years and then was a custodian until retirement at Hustisford High School. Wayne was a lifetime member...
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John Simon

June 18, 1946 - January 7, 2021

With hope in the resurrection, we commend to the Lord, Reverend John Leo Simon, who died Thursday, January 7, 2021, at the age of 74. John Leo Simon was born on June 18, 1946 in West Bend, Wisconsin to Linus and Florence (Miller) Simon. After attending St. Matthews Catholic Grade School and graduating from Campbellsport High School, he began his priestly formation at St. Lawrence Minor...
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Kathleen W. Dunning

February 10, 1946 - January 7, 2021

Kathleen W. Dunning, 74 Kathleen Dunning, 74, died January 7th, 2021, at University Hospital in Madison. Her children are grateful to have been able to spend time with her in the hospital prior to her passing. A celebration of life is planned to be held for both Kathy and her husband of 52 years, Sam, who preceded her in death by seven weeks, when it is again safe to gather. Kathy was...
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Warren H. Eilbes

May 13, 1964 - January 7, 2021

Warren H. Eilbes, age 56, of LeRoy passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Warren was born the son of Edward and Mary Ann (Tomala) Eilbes on May 13, 1964 in Waupun. Warren was a 1982 graduate of Mayville High School. He had worked for over 20 years at Maysteel in Allenton. Warren was currently employed at Metalcraft in Mayville. Warren's faith in God was important to him and he was a...
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Barbara A. Hammer

March 28, 1944 - January 5, 2021

Barbara A. Hammer, 76, of Beaver Dam passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the UW Hospital in Madison. Barbara was born on March 28, 1944 the daughter of Alvin F. and Irene J. (Braatz) Krobert. She was married to Dennis A. Schweitzer who passed away in 1970, and then later married to Ralph W. Hammer who also passed away. Barbara was a member of the Congregation of Jehovah's Witness of...
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Mary Lou Oechsner

March 19, 1929 - January 4, 2021

Mary Lou Oechsner, age 91, joined our Lord and Savior on January 4, 2021 at her home. Mary Lou was born on March 19, 1929 in Beaver Dam, WI to John and Agnes (Thiede) Weber. She attended St. Pete's Catholic School, where she was baptized, confirmed and later married. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School with the class of 1946. During her senior year of high school, she worked part...
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Bernadine L. Budde

May 5, 1921 - January 3, 2021

Bernadine L. Budde, 99, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at her home. A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam with Father Michael Erwin officiating. Interment will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Bernadine was born the daughter of Eugene and Marcella (Manning) Becker on May 5,...
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Celine C. Brzezinski

January 1, 1946 - January 1, 2021

Celine C. Brzezinski (nee Lehner), age 75 of Beaver Dam, was granted eternal rest on January 1, 2021, her birthday. Due to covid-19, the Mass of Christian Burial for Celine will be private. Burial will be at St. Michael Cemetery in Beaver Dam Celine was born on January 1, 1946, in Beaver Dam, WI, the daughter of Herbert and Julianna (Westenmayer) Lehner. She was the first baby born in...
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Russell A. Fleischer

June 12, 1949 - January 1, 2021

Russell A. Fleischer, age 71, of Mayville passed away on Friday, January 1, 2021 at his home in Mayville. Russ was born the son of Gerald and Charlotte (Olson) Fleischer on June 12, 1949 in Milwaukee. He was united in marriage to Margaret Walczak on April 3, 1971 in Mayville. Russ was employed at Ru-Mar Manufacturing in Mayville. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, boating, gambling,...
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