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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

Rhounal "Pete" Jahnke

January 25, 1934 - May 26, 2020

Rhounal "Pete" J. Jahnke, 86, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 26, 2020. No formal funeral services will be held and cremation will take place. Rhounal Jerome Jahnke was born on January 25, 1934 to Reinhard and Leona (Schmidt) Jahnke in Waupun, Wisconsin. He attended DeVry University. On February 14, 1956, Pete was united in...
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Bernard "Bernie" Dykstra

June 21, 1923 - May 25, 2020

Bernard C. "Bernie" Dykstra, 96, of Columbus passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 at the Meadows of Fall River. Bernard was born the son of Sjouke and Maude "Grace" (Westover) Dykstra on June 21, 1923 in Fountain Prairie, Columbia County. He was married to Selma Hurckman on July 25, 1946 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. Bernie farmed around the Columbus area for many years. He later...
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Gene A. Binder

May 18, 1933 - May 23, 2020

Gene Arthur Binder, 87, of Juneau and previously of Milwaukee, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Clearview in Juneau. Gene was born the son of Clarence and Margaret (Ruhland) Binder on May 18, 1933 in Milwaukee. Gene was united in marriage to Betty Polinske. Gene worked for American Motors in Milwaukee. Gene loved to fish and socialize. He is survived by his eight...
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Valene Kay Goss

December 14, 1962 - May 23, 2020

Valene Kay Goss, 57, of Mayville, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at her home. A private family gathering will take place. Inurnment will take place at St. Paul's Cemetery in the Tn. of Theresa. Valene was born the daughter of Roy A. and Marlene (Zilisch) Goss on December 14, 1962 in Beaver Dam. She was a graduate of Mayville High School and then was a Certified Nursing Assistant and...
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Cornelio "Cory" Ortega, Jr.

October 3, 1979 - May 18, 2020

Cornelio M. "Cory" Ortega, Jr., 40, of Columbus passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home. Cornelio was born the son of Cornelio and Lori (Stoegbauer) Ortega, Sr. on October 3, 1979. He was a graduate of Sun Prairie High School and was employed as a machinist. Cory enjoyed many hobbies but especially enjoyed fishing. He was a good husband and a supportive brother who...
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Phyllis L. Schreiber

January 13, 1946 - May 15, 2020

Phyllis L. Schreiber, 74, of Randolph passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. Phyllis was born the daughter of Wilbur and Delores (Serrahn) Frederick on January 13, 1946 at the Lutheran Hospital in Beaver Dam. She was a 1963 graduate of Waupun High School. She was married to Gene A. Schreiber on June 17, 1967 at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Fox Lake. ...
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Robert W. Koehn

January 9, 1930 - May 15, 2020

Robert W. Koehn, age 90, of Beaver Dam, died on Friday, May 15, 2020 at his daughter's home in Watertown. There will be a private Mass of Christian Burial at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church – Mission Hall and burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery. Robert William Koehn was born on January 9, 1930 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to Arthur and Laura (Kaseman) Koehn. Robert served in the United...
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Rose May Wald

January 31, 1926 - May 15, 2020

Rose M. Wald, 94, of Iron Ridge, went to her Heavenly home on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Marvin's Manor in Horicon. She was born the daughter of Edwin and Erna (Meyer) Collien on January 31, 1926 at her family home in Mayville. She was united in marriage with John "Jack" Wald on June 21, 1947 at St. Mary's in Mayville. Rose helped her husband as his bookkeeper for his cabinet business and also...
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Norman A. "Gabby" Collien

September 18, 1945 - May 14, 2020

Norman A. 'Gabby' Collien, age 74 passed away peacefully with his loving wife and family by his side on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at his home in Kekoskee. Gabby was born the son of Arnold and Josephine (Vollmer) Collien on September 10, 1945 in Fond du Lac. Gabby was a 1963 graduate of Mayville High School. He served his country faithfully in the US Army during Vietnam stationed in Korea. Upon...
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Wilfred A. Lehner

September 30, 1927 - May 13, 2020

Wilfred A. Lehner, age 92, of Kekoskee passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Wilfred was born the son of Alvin and Leona (Manthey) Lehner on September 30, 1927 in LeRoy. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during WWII stationed in Hawaii. He was united in marriage to June Quinn on September 10, 1955 in Ripon. Wilfred was a skilled welder and worked for United Pipeline in Beloit and then...
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Clarisse L. Dean

October 14, 1922 - May 13, 2020

Clarisse L. Dean, 97, of Beaver Dam passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. Clarisse was born on October 14, 1922 the daughter of George and Hulda (Stelzer) Immerfall in Beaver Dam. On February 1, 1941, she was united in marriage to Robert Dean in Juneau, WI. Clarisse was employed at Weyenberg Shoe Factory in Beaver Dam for many years. She loved camping,...
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Ronald W. Waterworth

February 29, 1940 - May 13, 2020

Ronald William Waterworth, 80, of Randolph, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Ronald was born on the home farm in the Town of Courtland, Columbia County, on Feb. 29, 1940, a twin son to Merlin and Dorothea (Wrede) Waterworth. He graduated from Randolph High School in 1958, and married Joan Moser in Oct. 1963. He worked at Jung Seed Co. for...
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John R. Cronin

November 21, 1924 - May 12, 2020

John R. Cronin, 95, of Portage and formerly of Beaver Dam passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Divine Savior Healthcare in Portage. John was born the son of E. Raymond and Laura (Zinn) Cronin on November 21, 1924 in Milwaukee. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII where he was stationed in the Philippines. John was employed with WI Power & Light Co. for over 39 years. He was...
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Rodger Bobholz

July 7, 1937 - May 10, 2020

On May 10, 2020 Rodger Bobholz born July 7, 1937 entered into the land of the living, washed clean of all his sins in the blood of Jesus Christ on the cross. Rodger is survived by his wife Shirley, wed to Rodger for 62 years; his three children: Mark and Mary (Miller) Bobholz, Gail (Bobholz) and Kevin Schoeffel, Janice Bobholz and husband Brian P Toth. Rodger was blessed with six grandchildren...
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John R. Muth

November 14, 1955 - May 9, 2020

John R. Muth, age 64, of Hustisford passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 9, 2020. John was born the son of Waldemar and Emma Jane (Phelps) Muth on November 14, 1955 in Los Angeles, CA. John was united in marriage to Rachelle Zietlow on May 27, 1986. He was employed as a machinist at Custom Tool in Hustisford. John was a master tinkerer. He loved math and woodwork and will be fondly...
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Scott A. Wolc

November 18, 1963 - May 9, 2020

Scott A. Wolc, 56, of Mayville, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Kathy Hospice in West Bend, Wisconsin. Scott was born the son of Frank and Barbara (Leibenow) Wolc on November 18, 1963 in Beaver Dam. Scott graduated from Mayville High School in 1980. He worked at various jobs throughout his years. Scott was liked by many. He will be forever missed by his family and friends. Survivors...
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Keith M. Grotjohn

December 7, 1936 - May 8, 2020

Keith Marvin Grotjohn, aged 83, died peacefully at home from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on Friday, May 8, 2020. Keith was born December 7, 1936 in Maple Valley Township in Buena Vista, IA to the parents of John and Edna Grotjohn. He was christened and confirmed in the Emmanuel Reformed U.C.C. of Schaller, IA. He attended the Maple Valley country school until 5th grade and then attended...
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James 'Jim' R. Coe

May 8, 1948 - May 8, 2020

James 'Jim' R. Coe, age 72, of Madison passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2020 on his birthday at the Crossroads Care Center in Mayville. A private family graveside service will be held in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan at a later date.
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Arlene R. Moyle

February 28, 1936 - May 7, 2020

Arlene Ruth Moyle, age 84, of Pewaukee died peacefully on Thursday, May 7th at her home in the loving company of her daughter and sons. Arlene was born on February 28, 1936 to the late Leonard John (Jack) and Verna (Fiegel) Smith of Fox Lake, Wisconsin. She was the oldest daughter of three including Dorothy (Smith) Kumba of Beaver Dam and Eleanor (Smith) Unser of Fox Lake. Arlene spent her...
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Benjamin D. Utrie

February 16, 1976 - May 6, 2020

Benjamin David Utrie, 44, of Madison and formerly of Beaver Dam, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 6th at his home. Benjamin was born the son of David C. and Andrea L. (Wild) Utrie on February 16, 1976 in Watertown. Ben was a 1994 graduate of Beaver Dam High School and attended Madison Area Technical College. He had worked in sales at Graybar Electric and Werner Electric in Madison. ...
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Thomas A. Ross

April 28, 1964 - May 5, 2020

Thomas A. Ross, age 56, formerly of Beaver Dam, died Tuesday May 5, 2020 at his home in Deerfield following a courageous battle with ALS. Due to the current Safer at Home order a private family service will be held. A celebration of Tom's life will be held at a later date for family and friends. Thomas Andrew Ross was born on April 28, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin to Gerald and Ramona ...
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Eugene "Jake" Schoeffel

April 9, 1926 - May 3, 2020

On Sunday May 3rd Eugene "Jake" Schoeffel age 94 passed away suddenly yet peacefully at the Clearview Assisted Living Facility in Juneau Wisconsin. He is preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Emiline, his wife Gloria and daughter Gail Noe. He is survived by daughters Dottie Browne of Beaver Dam, Kathy Gardner (Steve) of Madison, son-in-law David Noe of Horicon and grandchildren Amy...
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Michelle K. (Guenther) Miller

January 3, 1974 - May 3, 2020

Michelle K. Miller (nee Guenther), 46, of Columbus passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at her home. Private family inurnment will be held at St. Columbkille Catholic Cemetery with Father Michael Erwin presiding. A Celebration of Life for Michelle will be held at a later date. Details will be published when available. Michelle was born on January 3, 1974, the daughter of Kenneth and Bonnie ...
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Charles Johns

June 27, 1933 - May 3, 2020

Charles Johns, age 86, of Mayville passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville. Charles was born the son of William and Laura (Zimmerman) Johns on June 27, 1933 in Rolling Prairie. He was a 1951 graduate of Horicon High School. Charles was united in marriage to Delores Frank on June 11, 1955 at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran...
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Kenneth L. Fuller

August 23, 1937 - May 2, 2020

Kenneth L. Fuller, age 82, of Beaver Dam, died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Clearview nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Juneau. Private services were held. Burial was at Highland Memory Gardens in the Town of Trenton, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Kenneth was born on August 23, 1937 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Alfred and Grenlyn (Chapman) Fuller. He was preceded in death by his first wife,...
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Robert J. Andler

December 11, 1930 - May 2, 2020

HAMPDEN-Robert J. Andler, 89, peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020, at Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena after a brief stay. Robert was the youngest and last living child of Rudolph and Alma (Franz) Andler born in Columbus, on December 11, 1930. Robert graduated from Columbus in 1948, then worked for his brothers before he was drafted and left for Korea, serving from 1951-53,...
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Walter J. Kulka

June 18, 1945 - May 1, 2020

Walter J. Kulka, age 74, of Beaver Dam, died peacefully Friday, May 1st, 2020 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison following a courageous battle with Guillain-Barre Syndrome and ultimately congestive heart failure. Due to the current Safer at Home order, funeral services for Wally will be delayed. Walter was born on June 18th, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois to the late John and Marie (Fox) Kulka....
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Clarice I. (Thurk) Hoffman

December 4, 1926 - May 1, 2020

Clarice Isabelle (Thurk) Hoffman, 93, formerly of Mayville/LeRoy, has been reunited with her husband James on Friday, May 1, 2020, while living at Marvin's Manor in Horicon since December of 2019. Clarice was born on December 4, 1926 to Clarence and Rosa (Oeschner) Thurk at their country home in rural LeRoy, WI. On June 6, 1953, she married the love of her life, James Robert Hoffman of...
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Randy Kurtz

January 28, 1956 - April 29, 2020

Randy Kurtz at the age of 64, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Because he was a very private man, he never shared his ailments of congestive heart failure with anyone. He passed peacefully at home with his soul mate Lois and other loved ones by his side. Randy was born the son of Lyle and Helen (Koch) Kurtz on January 28, 1956 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. He was baptized at...
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Delores M. Becker

July 24, 1934 - April 28, 2020

Delores M Becker, 85 of Iron Ridge passed away on April 28, 2020. She was born on July 24, 1934 at Lebanon WI to Carl and Gertrude (Radloff) Stark. She attended Bethany Lutheran Grade School and graduated from Hustisford HS, Class of 1952. On August 2, 1952 she was married to her life partner, sole mate and love of her life, Calvin Becker at St John's Lutheran Church, Woodland, WI. They...
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Eugene Heidemann

December 4, 1934 - April 28, 2020

Eugene (Gene) E. Heidemann, age 85, of Beaver Dam died Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at The Christian Home & Rehabilitation Center in Waupun exactly two months after the passing of his cherished wife, Elaine Heidemann. Eugene Ervin Heidemann was born on December 4, 1934 to Ervin and Orna (Poetter) Heidemann in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a member of St. Stephen's Church in Beaver Dam and was...
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Reuben M. Callies

October 28, 1933 - April 26, 2020

Reuben Merlin Callies was born in Columbus, Wisconsin on 10/28/1933 to William and Minnie (Braatz) Callies. He attended St. Stephen's School in Beaver Dam. As a young man Reuben worked on his brother's farm where he acquired many of the skills he would put to use later in his life. On April 11, 1953, he married Rose Anne Rechek. They lived in Calamus Township and started their family. In...
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Edward R. Nelson

December 28, 1941 - April 25, 2020

On April 25th, our Heavenly Father reached out and brought Edward R. Nelson to the room prepared for him in the Heavenly mansion. Ed was born on December 28, 1941, to Frank and Emma (Heyer) Nelson; the youngest of 14 children in Randolph, WI. He was baptized and confirmed at Friedens Lutheran Church in Randolph. He lost his mother at a young age and learned to work hard roofing with his father...
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Janet M. Weiglein

August 7, 1941 - April 25, 2020

Janet M. Weiglein, 78, of Brownsville and formerly of LeRoy passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira. Private family graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 30th at St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery with Father Tom Biersack presiding. Janet was born on August 7, 1941 the daughter of Joseph and Gladys (Lehman) Feucht in LeRoy, WI. On...
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Myrtle A. Christian

December 11, 1924 - April 25, 2020

Myrtle A. Christian, 95, of Mayville, went to meet her Lord and Savior in Heaven on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Beaver Dam Assisted Living. Myrtle was born to Louis and Lydia (Ullmann) Jahnz on December 11, 1924 in the Tn. of Ashhipun. She was united in marriage with Omer C. Christian on June 9, 1944 in Woodland, WI. Myrtle was a member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville where she...
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John Calvin Bintzler

October 23, 1952 - April 24, 2020

John Calvin Bintzler went to his Heavenly home on Friday, April 24, 2020 at his residence in LeRoy, Wisconsin, after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born on October 23, 1952 in Fond du Lac, the son of Calvin and Ruth (Krueger) Bintzler. He graduated from Lomira High School in 1972. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1972-1976. He lived and worked on the family...
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Gregory A. Hilbrich

September 8, 1956 - April 23, 2020

Gregory A. Hilbrich, 63, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Greg was born September 8th, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois to Lawrence and Audrey(Ewald) Hilbrich. He proudly served his country in the US Navy from 1974-1977. Greg loved the Chicago Bears and the Cubs, even through all the jokes and prodding that comes with living in...
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Aloysius J. Budde

January 16, 1934 - April 19, 2020

Aloysius "Al" J. Budde, age 86, of Beaver Dam, died on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at his home in Beaver Dam. Services for Al will be private with a public celebration of his life to be held later. Burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Aloysius Joseph Budde was born on January 16, 1934 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Alois and Lydia (Haider) Budde. He graduated from Beaver...
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Phyllis J. Ulrich

August 23, 1929 - April 19, 2020

Phyllis J. Ulrich, age 90, of Horicon, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Matthews of Horicon. Phyllis was born the daughter of Bertrum and Martha (Olson) Bryant on August 23, 1929 in Madison. She was proud to be a 1947 graduate of Wisconsin High School. Phyllis was united in marriage to E. Paul Ulrich on June 19, 1954 at Luther Memorial Church in...
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Dorothy Mae Simon

January 7, 1930 - April 18, 2020

Dorothy M. Simon, 90, of Beaver Dam, went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. Dorothy was born the daughter of George and Louise (Kempf) Jackson on January 7, 1930 in Gaylord, Michigan. She was a 1948 graduate of Mayville High School. Dorothy went on to graduate from Summit Practical Nursing College in Oconomowoc in 1950. She was...
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Eugene "Gene" W. Miller

March 21, 1935 - April 17, 2020

Eugene "Gene" W. Miller, 85, of the town of Westford passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Private family services will be held with the Rev. Mark Reichert officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. A public memorial service at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is being planned and will take place this summer. Eugene was born on March 21,...
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Florence "Flo" Marshall

March 23, 1943 - April 16, 2020

Florence M. "Flo" Marshall, 77, of Columbus passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Beaver Dam Memory Care. Flo was born the daughter of Howard and Florence (Shooer) Burgin on March 23, 1943 in Detroit, MI. She was employed as a seamstress for Kromer Cap Company in Columbus for nearly 30 years. Flo was married to Dale F. Marshall, Sr. on October 28, 1977 in Beaver Dam. Flo enjoyed...
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Henry 'Hank' Kern

February 14, 1929 - April 14, 2020

Henry 'Hank' L. Kern, age 91, of Mayville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville with his wife by his side. Hank was born the son of Adam and Leona (Golemgeske) Kern on February 14, 1929 in Waukesha. He was a veteran of the US Army serving overseas during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Jane Walker on December 30, 1950 at St....
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Jerome G. Ferstl

February 11, 1930 - April 13, 2020

Jerome G. Ferstl, 90, of Beaver Dam passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. Private family services will be held at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Father Michael J. Erwin officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Beaver Dam. The service will be recorded and placed on the...
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David J. Runge

January 28, 1952 - April 12, 2020

David J. Runge, age 68, of Mayville passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee with his family by his side. Dave was born the son of Roland and Joyce (Sander) Runge on January 28, 1952 in Palatine, IL. He was a graduate of Mayville High School and then went on to receive his Bachelor's Degree from Marian University with honors in Fond du Lac. Dave was united in...
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Roland W. Koerner

July 12, 1932 - April 10, 2020

Roland W. Koerner, age 87 of Beaver Dam, died on Friday, April 10, 2020 at Beaver Dam Health Care Center. Burial will be at Burnett Central Cemetery. Roland William Koerner was born on July 12, 1932 in Burnett Township to Carl and Angeline (Bartell) Koerner. He was a 1950 graduate of Beaver Dam High School and later served in the US Army during the Korean War. Roland worked for Green...
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Virginia H. Winn

February 22, 1929 - April 9, 2020

Virginia H. Winn, age 91, a longtime resident of Beaver Dam and beloved mother of Randy and Richard Wichinski, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at St Anne's Salvatorian Campus in Milwaukee, where she had been living for the past five months. Virginia was born in Beaver Dam on February 22, 1929 to Carl and Gertrude (Seemann) Vogel. Virginia spent a majority of her life...
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Ryan A. Wehrmann

June 21, 1997 - April 9, 2020

Ryan A. Wehrmann, age 22, of Juneau died on Thursday, April 9, 2020 from injuries sustained in a car accident. Due to current circumstances, a private funeral will be held and burial will be at Juneau City Cemetery. Ryan Alan Wehrmann was born on June 21, 1997 to Dean and Christine (Marks) Wehrmann. He attended the Dodgeland School District, where he made many friends. Ryan lived for...
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Dennis C. Beske

April 23, 1959 - April 9, 2020

Dennis C. "Bingo" Beske, 60, of Horicon passed away on Thursday, April 09, 2020 at his home. Dennis was born the son of Eugene C. and Carol (Wollenburg) Beske on April 23, 1959 in Beaver Dam. He was a 1977 graduate of Horicon High School. Dennis was married to Sharon Loest on November 10, 1979 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Mayville. Dennis retired from John Deere in Horicon in 2014 after...
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Paul L. Klug

August 3, 1946 - April 8, 2020

Paul L. Klug, age 73, of Beaver Dam, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. In keeping with Paul's wishes, he will be cremated. Paul was born on August 3, 1946 in Watertown, Wisconsin to the late Lawrence and Adeline (Novenski) Klug. He attended St. Peter's Elementary School and graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1964. Paul served in the US Air...
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Jerilyn K. Pappenfuss

August 10, 1945 - April 7, 2020

Jerilyn K. Pappenfuss, age 74, of Iron Ridge passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Auberge Oak Village in Menomonee Falls. Jerilyn was born the daughter of William F. and Lucille M. (Luedtke) Pappenfuss on August 10, 1945, in Hartford. Jerilyn received her Bachelor's Degree in education from the Dodge County Teachers College and then went on to receive her Master's Degree from the...
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Mary B. Mattson

December 20, 1927 - April 7, 2020

Mary B. Mattson, age 92, of Mayville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at her home. Mary was born the daughter of John and Catherine (Arndt) Collegnon on December 20, 1927 in Escanaba, Michigan. Mary was a 1946 graduate of Escanaba Area High School. She was united in marriage to Mathew Mattson on July 2, 1949 at St. Joseph Church in Escanaba. She was a member at St. Mary...
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Donald H. Schwoch

August 3, 1933 - April 5, 2020

Donald H. Schwoch, age 86, passed away from natural causes on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. Private services were held with burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Don's home town of Beaver Dam. Donald H. Schwoch was born on August 3, 1933 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Harry and Alice (Birkholz) Schwoch. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1951 and went on...
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Anita E. (Schuett) Kienast

February 4, 1931 - April 5, 2020

Anita Kienast (Schuett) age 89, wife of Merlin Kienast passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020. She was the daughter of Harvey and Selma (Lichtenberg) Schuett of rural Juneau. Anita was confirmed and married at Bethany Lutheran Church in Hustisford, WI. She graduated from Juneau High School in 1949. In June of 1950, Anita married Merlin Kienast, son of August and Adelia Kienast of Horicon....
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Edwin A, Birr

December 22, 1919 - April 3, 2020

Edwin A. Birr, 100 years, 3 months and 12 days old, of Watertown, and formally of Mayville, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020 at Highland House in Watertown. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Edwin A. Birr was born the son of Richard and Ella (Spars) Birr on December 22, 1919 in Mayville, WI. He was united in marriage to Elsie Birr on June 28, 1947 in Mayville. Edwin is...
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Alina M. Hanser

December 8, 1925 - April 2, 2020

Alina M. Hanser, 94, of Burnett died peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Beaver Dam Assisted Living. Alina was born the daughter of Carl and Wilholmina (Schurich) Brickbauer on December 8, 1925 in the town of Russell, WI. She was a graduate of Plymouth High School and Milwaukee Business School. Alina was employed as a bookkeeper with Hanefeld Brothers Trucking in Burnett until her...
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George A. Magyar

September 25, 1932 - April 2, 2020

George A. Magyar, age 87, of Theresa passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Crossroads Care Center in Mayville. George was born the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Albert) Magyar on September 25, 1932. George served his county honorably in the US Navy. He was united in marriage to Janet Musack on September 5, 1955 at St. John's in Mayville. George was retired from Chrysler Outboards. In his...
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Silverius Silver Polster

June 22, 1933 - April 1, 2020

Silverius "Silver" M. Polster, age 86, of Theresa, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at the Crossroads Care Center in Mayville. A private family graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 7th at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hartford with the Rev. Father Tom Biersack presiding. Silver was born the son of Theodore and Clara (Schraufnagel) Polster on June 22, 1933 in Theresa,...
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Donald E. Skalitzky

June 24, 1940 - April 1, 2020

Donald E. Skalitzky, age 79, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Juneau. Donald was born on June 24, 1940 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Franklin and Mabel (Poetter) Skalitzky. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1958. Donald was drafted into the US Army in the early 1960's and was stationed in Germany. Throughout his life, he held several...
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Cindy L. Immerfall

October 21, 1953 - March 31, 2020

Cindy L. Immerfall, age 66, of Beaver Dam, died Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Juneau. A memorial service will be held and recorded. This will be placed on the Koepsell-Murray website by April 7. Cindy was born on October 21, 1953 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Donald and Donna (Neitzel) Raue. She graduated from Horicon High School in 1971. On...
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Lee E. Dornfeldt

March 9, 1948 - March 30, 2020

Lee Ellen Dornfeldt of Horicon, passed away on March 30, 2020 at her home. She was born on March 9, 1948 in Beaver Dam to the late Melvin and Jeanne (Ruppenthal) Dornfeldt. She enjoyed her cats, gardening, and going to rummage sales. She also loved the time spent with her cousins, Robert Dornfeldt, Patti Bath, and Norbert and Jeanne Dornfeldt. Lee is survived by her sister- Lynn (Dennis)...
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Zeno E. Yelk

March 10, 1928 - March 30, 2020

Zeno E. Yelk, age 92, was called to heaven on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Randolph Health Services. Zeno was born March 10, 1928 the sixth child of Frank and Agnes (Goetzinger) Yelk in Marshall, WI. He was united in marriage to Georgene Rennock April 07, 1951. He is a member of Holy Family Catholic church. He worked at Monarch Range in Beaver Dam for several years and then at Wisconsin Brick ...
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John "Jack" Kueffer

November 22, 1948 - March 30, 2020

John "Jack" A. Kueffer, age 71, of Lowell, went to his heavenly home on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Beaver Dam Health Care. There will be a private graveside service at Lowell Cemetery. John Allen Kueffer was born on November 22, 1948 in Columbus, Wisconsin to Arnold and Barbara (Kohn) Kueffer. He graduated high school and worked on his grandfather's dairy and pig farm. John also worked as...
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Kristy G. Schwandt

August 11, 1955 - March 30, 2020

Kristy G. Schwandt, 64, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2020 at her home. Private family services will be held for Kristy and she will be laid to rest, next to her father, at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Kristy was born on August 11, 1955, the daughter of LeRoy and Jean V. (Gottschalk) Schwandt in Beaver Dam, WI. She was a 1973 graduate of Beaver Dam High...
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June A. Johnston

January 17, 1928 - March 30, 2020

June A. (Fry) Johnston, 92, of Beaver Dam Assisted Living, formerly Charleston Assisted Living, Beaver Dam, WI, was welcomed into the Lord's loving arms on Monday, March 30, 2020, at her home from natural causes. June was born January 17, 1928 in Cazenovia, WI, daughter of Barney and Susan (Clary) Fry. She married Gordon Johnston on July 18, 1964 in Beaver Dam, WI. June worked many years...
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Susan R. Larson

July 19, 1953 - March 29, 2020

Susan R. Larson, 66, of Randolph passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI. Memorial services to celebrate Sue's life are being planned for July and will take place in both Randolph and Mondovi, WI. Susan Rae was born on July 19, 1953 the daughter of Earl "Ole" and Ruth (Colby) Larson in Mondovi, WI. She was a graduate of La Follette High School...
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Duane E. 'Pete' Krueger

July 3, 1926 - March 28, 2020

Duane E. 'Pete' Krueger, age 93 of Horicon passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Duane was born the son of Ewald and Marcella (Backus) Krueger on July 3, 1926 in Horicon. He was a 1944 graduate of Horicon High School and went on to honorably serve his country in WWII in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater until 1946. He was united in...
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Joan Kay Hodgson

April 9, 1943 - March 25, 2020

Joan Kay Hodgson 76 years of age of Horicon, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 25, 2020. Joan Hodgson was born to Arthur and Jeanette (Gerlach) Plansky on April 9, 1943 in Beaver Dam, WI. Joan married her sweetheart Dennis Hodgson on October 11, 1975 in Juneau, WI. Joan was employed in many fields. Joan worked as a waitress, factory assembler, co-owned a craft...
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Eleanor J. Ludtke

December 9, 1943 - March 25, 2020

Eleanor June Ludtke, 76, of Hustisford passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Aurora Health Center in Hartford from injuries sustained from a stroke on March 19th. Eleanor was born the daughter of George and Margaret (Wolff) Schutz on December 9, 1943 in Watertown. She was a farm girl that was not afraid of a little hard work. She met and married Alan Ludtke on November 9, 1963. They...
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Lawrence J. Bath

December 27, 1932 - March 25, 2020

Lawrence J. Bath, age 87, of Mayville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 25, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville. Lawrence was born the son of Paul and Carolyn (Hefter) Bath on December 27, 1932 in Mayville. Lawrence served his country honorably in the US Air Force as a propeller specialist on the island of Okinawa for two years during the Korean War and another 2 years...
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Corey A. Mola

January 3, 1983 - March 24, 2020

Corey A. Mola, 37, of Beaver Dam and formerly of Oshkosh passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Corey was born on January 3, 1983 to Debra E. Mola in Beaver Dam. He was a 2002 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Corey had been employed in quality assurance at metal fabrication companies in the area. He enjoyed building BMX bikes from scratch. He loved being active and...
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Lois A Kruel

August 8, 1944 - March 23, 2020

Lois A. Kruel, age 75, died Monday, March 23, 2020 at Clearview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Juneau. Because of the Covid-19 protocols, a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Lois Ann was born on August 8, 1944 in Beaver Dam, WI, to the late Edgar and Linda (nee: Weinberger) Schlefke. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1962. Lois worked at John Deere Horicon...
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Thomas M. Lange

April 12, 1942 - March 23, 2020

Thomas M. Lange, 77, of Beaver Dam, was reunited with his one true love on Monday, March 23, 2020 at the Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. He was born the son of Ralph and Naomi (Miller) Lange on April 12, 1942 in Columbus. He was united in marriage to the love of his life Barbara J. Lange on October 2, 1981 in Beaver Dam. Tom was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a cab driver for Beaver Dam...
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Harlan H. Becker

November 20, 1932 - March 23, 2020

Harlan H. Becker, age 87, of Horicon passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Monday, March 23, 2020. Harlan was born the son of Julius and Regina (Nienhueser) Becker on November 20, 1932 in Concordia, MO. Harlan attended Saint Paul's Lutheran Preparatory School and then continued his education at Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska (now Concordia University Nebraska)....
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Myrna Schneider

January 17, 1939 - March 22, 2020

Myrna Loy Schneider, 81, of Mayville, formerly of Tucson AZ, peacefully passed away on March 22, 2020, at the Hospice Home of Hope , Fond du Lac ,WI. She was born January 17,1939 , the daughter of Gustave and Marie (Jost) Mielkie in Neenah, WI. Myrna married the late Richard Schneider in 1956 and 7 children were born from this union. On November 6, 1987, she married Charles Schneider and...
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Elaine E. Ansay

September 24, 1932 - March 22, 2020

Elaine E. Ansay, 87, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Beaver Dam Assisted Living. Mrs. Ansay was born September 24, 1932, in Rio, Wisconsin, the daughter of Leonard C. and Hilda (Skaret) Johnson. She was married to Harvey A. Ansay on December 21, 1975, in Beaver Dam. She was a member of Trinity Church-United Methodist, Beaver Dam, the American Legion...
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Dorothy M. Scheberl

July 15, 1931 - March 22, 2020

Dorothy M. Scheberl, 88, of Mayville, passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville. Graveside services will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon with Rev. Dr. Mark G. Cutler. A memorial service to be scheduled at a later date. Dorothy was born the daughter of John and Helen (Weiss) Grimm on July 15, 1931 in Neosho,...
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Rita A. Bork

August 4, 1937 - March 22, 2020

Rita Anne Bork, age 82, died on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. A private service will be held and burial will be held at St. Michael's Cemetery in Beaver Dam. A memorial service to honor her life will be arranged at a later date. Rita A. Bashynski was born on Aug. 4, 1937 to Chester and Rose (Drzonek) Bashynski in Beaver Dam. She grew up on a family farm and...
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Carlan F. Matuszeski

April 14, 1928 - March 22, 2020

Carlan F. Matuszeski, age 91, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 22, 2020. Carl was born and raised at his homestead in the Town of Westford on April 14, 1928, the son of John F. and Josephine E. (Mann) Matuszeski. He attended school in the Town of Westford until 8th grade and then worked on the family farm. He served in the Army and was stationed in...
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William F. Swan

January 3, 1929 - March 22, 2020

William F. Swan, 91, of the township of Calamus passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. William was born the son of Wren and Verna (Banes) Swan on January 3, 1929 in Beaver Dam. He was married to Frances Adamzak on September 16, 1950 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Beaver Dam. Bill was a member of First Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He was a lifelong...
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Sally I. Anderson

December 21, 1929 - March 21, 2020

Sally I. Anderson, of Mayville, formerly of Colgate passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Crossroads Care Center in Mayville. Sally was born the daughter of Frank and Jean Iacoe on December 21, 1929 in Cleveland. She was united in marriage to Arthur H. Anderson on November 19, 1954. She is survived by her children- Linda Mergener of Neosho, Cherylin (Terry) Mergener of...
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James D. Miley

December 21, 1936 - March 21, 2020

James D. Miley, 83, of Mayville passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date, and a private family inurnment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon with the Rev. Daniel Seehafer officiating. James was born the son of Calvin and Martha (Ness) Miley on December 21, 1936 in Freeport,...
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William C. Nehmer

October 26, 1929 - March 20, 2020

William C. Nehmer, 90, of Columbus passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Health Center in Columbus. William was born the son of Alvin and Selma (Jahnke) Nehmer on October 26, 1929 in Columbus. He was married to Merle Foss on November 6, 1954 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. Bill served his country in the U.S. Army. He was employed with FMC in Columbus for 43 years...
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Corey J. Purser

August 30, 1984 - March 18, 2020

"The worst thing is watching someone drown and not being able to convince them that they can save themselves by just standing up." Corey tried his best to take the steps to change the course of his life, but ultimately the enemy schemes and outsmarts even the most creative and savvy individuals; as it did to Corey. Addiction was part of his story, but he never let it define him. Corey Joe...
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Arlene O. Sieja

January 22, 1929 - March 15, 2020

Arlene O. Sieja, 91, of Beaver Dam passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam. Arlene was born on January 22, 1929 the daughter of William and Claira (Reicham) Setz in Columbus, Wisconsin. She was united in marriage to Anthony Sieja on October 24th 1959, in Dubuque Iowa. Arlene was retired from Weyenberg Shoe Factory in Beaver Dam where she had worked for many...
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Wendy L. Breslow

April 22, 1946 - March 14, 2020

Wendy Lou Breslow, 73, of Horicon, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the UW Hospital in Madison. Wendy was born the daughter of Edward and Lillian (Maas) Schwanke on April 22, 1946 in Beaver Dam. She was a graduate of Horicon High School. Wendy retired from John Deere. Wendy was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon. She enjoyed gardening and yardwork and playing bingo. ...
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Victoria L. Lundy

March 14, 1970 - March 14, 2020

Victoria L. Lundy, age 50, of Beaver Dam, died on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Beaver Dam. At this time, there will be no formal service for Vickie. The family would like to thank Becky and the staff at Prairie Ridge for making Vickie feel at home these last several years. Thank you to Jody and the entire Generations Hospice team for the excellent care that was...
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Timi A. Conley (nee Hartwig)

July 12, 1961 - March 14, 2020

Timi A. Conley (nee Hartwig), loving wife, mother, and step mother, age 58, of West Bend, formerly a longtime resident of Horicon passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at her home. A private family memorial service will be held. Timi was born the daughter of Roger D. Hartwig Sr. and Barbara (Schmidt) on July 12, 1961. Timi was united in marriage to Wayne Conley on July 16, 2004 in West...
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Ila "Dolly" Sauer

February 16, 1928 - March 14, 2020

Ila Marion "Dolly" Sauer, born February 16, 1928 to Lee H. "Zeke" and Merna V. Brace, passed on March 14, 2020 after a brief illness. She lived 92 years in the Columbus-Fall River community and was known by many residents here as a lifelong part of the farming community and long-time rural mail carrier. Dolly married the love of her life, Donald George Sauer, on Sunday July 21, 1946. A Marine,...
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Geraldine I. Zimmerman

March 13, 2020

Geraldine I. Zimmerman (nee Burkhardt) passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at the age of 89 yrs. Gerry was the only child of Frank (Butch) and Irene Burkhardt Jr. and grew up in Kekoskee, WI. The Burkhardt family originally settled in the village in the late 1800's and was the proprietor of "Burkhardt's Tavern" for 3 generations. She was very proud of her family connection with Kekoskee and...
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Harvey M. Goetsch

November 25, 1927 - March 11, 2020

Harvey M. Goetsch, 92, of Beaver Dam and formerly of Wausau passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 peacefully at his home with his family by his side. A visitation for Harvey will be held on Tuesday, March 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam with a funeral service to begin at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Philip Heyer officiating. Interment...
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Jeanette V. Parpart

September 16, 1929 - March 10, 2020

Jeanette V. Parpart, 90, of Columbus passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Jeanette Viola was born on September 16, 1929 the daughter of Frank and Esther (Heiden) Mann in Columbus. On December 15, 1946, she was married to LaVern Parpart in Lake Mills, WI. Along with raising her children and working on the family farm, Jeanette had also been employed at Stokley's...
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Thomas E. Hartwig

December 17, 1925 - March 6, 2020

Thomas E. Hartwig, age 94, of Mayville passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville with his wife and family by his side. Thomas was born the son of Rudolph 'Rudy' and Louise (Sauerherring) Hartwig on December 17, 1925 in Fond du Lac. Tom was a 1943 graduate of Mayville High School. Tom proudly served his country in the US Air Force during WWII where he was...
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Terry E. Henning

March 10, 1940 - March 4, 2020

Terry E. Henning, age 79, of Beaver Dam, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Hillside Manor. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., followed by the Rosary. There will also be a visitation at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church – Mission Hall on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. The...
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LaVonne A. Neuberger

July 29, 1937 - March 3, 2020

LaVonne Audrey Neuberger, 82, passed from her earthly home in Reeseville surrounded by her family to her heavenly home on March 3, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. LaVonne was born the daughter of Lester and Dorothy (Wollenburg) Pribnow on July 29, 1937 in Burnett, Wisconsin. LaVonne married Earl Neuberger on September 12, 1959. They shared 60 blessed years together raising...
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Randall S. Berndt

June 21, 1966 - March 2, 2020

Randall S. "Randy" Berndt was born on June 21, 1966 in Columbus, Wisconsin. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1984 and served our country as an Airman in the U.S. Navy from 1984 to 1988. After an honorable release from active duty, he relocated to San Francisco, CA and began his career as an aircraft mechanic at United Airlines, where he worked for over 30 years. He and Terri raised...
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John J. Bachhuber

November 23, 1942 - March 2, 2020

John J. Bachhuber, 77, of Mayville, died Monday, March 2, 2020. A celebration of life for John will take place on Monday, March 9th from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville. John Joseph Bachhuber was born the son of R.N. and Anita (Lange) Bachhuber on November 23, 1942 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. John was a graduate of Mayville High School and then graduated with...
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Erin Renee Deck

October 17, 1982 - March 2, 2020

Erin Renee Deck, 37, of Beaver Dam, went to her Heavenly home on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee after a lifetime struggle with her health. Visitation for Erin will take place on Saturday, March 7th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. A funeral service will follow at the church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Paul Stratman officiating. ...
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Marion L. Welch

December 10, 1933 - March 1, 2020

Marion L. Welch, age 86, of Reeseville, died on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Rainbow Hospice Care in Johnson Creek. A celebration of Marion's life will be held at a later date. Marion Lucille Huebel was born on December 10, 1933 in Lowell, Wisconsin to Raymond and Mary Leota (Norenberg) Huebel. She was united in marriage with Andrew E. Welch on December 18, 1954. Marion worked at Weyenberg Shoe...
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George H. Strohbusch, Sr.

November 15, 1937 - February 29, 2020

George H. Strohbusch Sr., 82, of Waupun and formally of Beaver Dam, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Waupun Memorial Hospital. Visitation for George will take place on Wednesday, March 4th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church-Salem Lowell Campus. A funeral service will follow at the church in Lowell with the Rev. Paul Schupmann officiating. Burial...
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