Askey, Edward L. "Bud"

MADISON - Edward L. "Bud" Askey, age 84, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at Oakwood Village East. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, at noon on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday. A full obituary appeared in the Monday papers.

Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Drive (608) 221-5420

Bakke, Lynn S.DEFOREST - Mr. Lynn S. Bakke, age 71, of DeForest, died on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at University Hospital in Madison. Lynn Simon Bakke was born in Poynette on April 28, 1935, the son of Leonard and Della Marie (Nicholls) Bakke. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for road construction. Lynn enjoyed playing cards, fishing, hunting and tinkering with machines. He is survived by his sister, Jeanne Pribbenow of Baraboo; a nephew, Steven (fiancee, Tammy Wajda) Pribbenow of Baraboo; a great-niece, Sarah Marie Kiviof St. Petersburg, Fla.; a great-nephew, Charles William Kivi of Richmond, Va.; other relatives and many friends. Lynn was preceded in death by his parents; a niece, Lynn Marie Kivi; and a brother-in-law, Arnie W. Pribbenow. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at 11 a.m. from EDWARDSON-AXTELL COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME in DeForest with Father David Huxley presiding. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Norway Grove Cemetery in DeForest. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

Edwardson-Axtell Community Funeral Home DeForest (608) 846-3823

Baron, Alma Fay Spann

MADISON - Alma Fay Spann Baron was a tireless civic leader and an inspirational teacher who influenced thousands of lives not only in Madison, but worldwide. She died peacefully at Attic Angel Place on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006. Alma Baron was born July 26, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the second daughter of Emma Aronson Spann and Max J. Spann, an attorney. Alma grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Taylor Alderdice High School and University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in speech and psychology, and an M.A. in retail training. She met her future husband Lee Arthur Baron (deceased Oct. 7, 2005) in 1941, and worked for Kauffman's Department Store in Pittsburgh while Lee was stationed overseas. They married on Dec. 23, 1944, and celebrated their 60th anniversary at Blackhawk Country Club in Madison in December 2004. During their years together, she moved with Lee from Madison to Pittsburgh, Pa., to Mitchell, S.D., and finally back to Madison in 1966. In each new location, Alma became immediately involved in community organizations, usually in a leadership role. But her tireless energy for giving was primarily satisfied by her incredibly diverse careers. As Bouncy Bunny, she pioneered early television on WHA in Madison and again on KDKA television in Pittsburgh, creating one of the world's first live children's series. Alma, in a bunny suit, told stories as the children on the program dressed for the parts and acted them out. Her daughter Ellen Jo, born 1947, and son Michael Alan, born 1949, both in Madison, were regulars on the series. Jill, born in Pittsburgh in 1954, starred in the Pittsburgh version of Bouncy Bunny. This success in early live television led the way to her being offered a revolutionary live roving camera television program created at KDKA. Soon after filming the first few segments, however, she moved to Mitchell, S.D., with Lee. During the Mitchell years, she received a certificate of education from Dakota Wesleyan University, and she headed the local mental health support organization and other local community support agencies. After seven years, the family returned to Madison, where Lee opened Lee Baron's women's clothing store on the Square. In addition to managing the store and numerous volunteer activities, Alma once again continued her education, this time earning her doctorate (at age 51) in adult education at UW-Madison. After that, her accomplishments and successes multiplied. Alma was a prolific writer, specializing in articles about women in the workforce and about public speaking, one of her major talents. Maturing from the diametrically opposed viewpoint, as exhibited in a booklet she wrote (illustrated by Ellen Jo) in 1970 called "Managing Yourself as an Executive's Wife," she blossomed into a pioneer specializing in the science of the movement of women into management roles. Her articles on communications, and on management and careers for women and the dual challenges of career and family, were published in Business Horizons, Business Quarterly, IBM Magazine, Personnel Administrator, ASTD Journal, Savvy, Working Woman, The Secretary, University of Wisconsin Press, Training and Development Journal, and even The Wall Street Journal. But overshadowing her writing was her calling as a speaker. Dr. Alma Baron was a sought-after and internationally renowned presenter, combining warm humor with scientifically-sound information, and she presented keynote addresses for organizations in the U.S. as diverse as John Deere Corporation, McDonald's College of Hamburger Science, the National Association of College and Business Officers, American Society for Training and Development, the Southern California American Society for Microbiology, CUNA School Management Faculty, EEOC, National Association of Bank Women, University of Alabama, National Sea Grant Program, Federal Land Banks, and many others. But her greatest joy came with the invitations she received to share her warmth and knowledge overseas. With her husband Lee, she taught in India (for a number of years under the auspices of the Indo-American Society), Scandinavia (again, a lecture series that was fully subscribed year after year), Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore and Indonesia. She spent six months in Sydney, Australia, as visiting professor at the University of Australia, during which she was joined by some members of her family for a memorable week on the Great Barrier Reef. At the UW School of Business, formerly UW Extension Dept. of Business and Management, Alma rose to the rank of professor by 1981. She became emeritus in 1988. She coordinated all womens' programming for the school and was the co-coordinator for the Managerial Communications Program. She introduced and taught innovative courses such as "Assertive Communication for Managers," "Solving People Problems," "Executive Secretary Course," "Quality of Working Life and Automation: Designing Organizations for Effectiveness," and Mid-Management Programs sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. She introduced series of seminars on administrative and secretarial skills, dealing with stress in the workplace, the changing office, and women in management. In fact, by creating and facilitating these sorts of programs long before they became the "in" thing, Alma Baron helped propel the University of Wisconsin to a leading position in Womens' Studies among major universities. For these and other accomplishments, she was inducted into the International Women's Forum and listed in Who's Who in America, Prominent Women of the 20th Century, U.S. Register of American Writers, Best of Madison Professors (Madison Magazine, 1985), Uncommon Women of the 20th Century, and Who's Who in the Midwest, among other world biographies. Professor Alma Baron has been honored with many additional awards for her outstanding record of service in the academic venue. She won the Madison YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in 1993, The Roberta A. Jerred Distinguished Service Award from the UW School of Business in 1988, Distinguished Service Award from UW Extension in 1982, National University Extension Association Award for Meritorious Independent Study Course in 1980, culminating in 1995 in the highest award given by UW, the Distinguished Alumni Award. Her presentation at the award ceremony is still remembered as one of the finest talks given in any year. And somehow finding time to nurture her love of television, she created and appeared in a series of innovative and inspirational programs for seniors, called "The Senior Class," which appeared weekly throughout Wisconsin for several years in the 1990s. Alma Baron's record of community service is equally exceptional. She was member and chair of the Board of Governors of St. Marys Hospital, Madison, member of the board of the St. Marys Institute on Aging, and was especially proud to have been a member of the St. Marys Ethics Committee for many years. She was chair of the Madison Civics Club. Alma was an avid Attic Angel, sat on the Attic Angel Association board, and even continued her volunteer activities for the Angels after becoming a resident of Attic Angel Place. She initiated the Continuing Education Program in 1974 and continued to co-chair the series and the Bingo Game right up until her recent illnesses. She sat on boards for the State Task Force for the Department of Employee Relations, the Wisconsin Health Planning Board, United Way of Dane County, the Chancellor's Advisory Committee to WHA-TV and Radio, the State Health Planning Board of Radiology and Pathology Committee, the Certifying Board of National Certified Professional Secretaries, Altrusa (Business and Professional Women's National Organization) and co-chair of Altrusa's Community Relations Committee, the Wisconsin Academy of Arts and Sciences, board member and chair of Madison Civic Opera, member of Children's Theater of Madison, National Council of Jewish Women, Temple Beth El Sisterhood, and Friends of Channel 21 and chair of the Planned Giving Committee, just to name some the organizations in which she was active while living in Madison. In 1999 she helped to create the Univ. of Wisconsin Madison Faculty-Staff Retirement Association, served as its first president, and envisioned the Blue Ribbon Millennium Committees to take advantage of the wisdom of retired academics and administrators for the study of social issues and eventually to make recommendations for improvement of public policy. Professor Baron was a founding member of the UW Foundation's Council on Women's Giving, now the Women's Philanthropy Council. Alma believed in giving back to the community, and she taught courses and advised many organizations on how to encourage women in philanthropy. In keeping with this philosophy she also created her own endowment: The Alma Baron Second Chance for Women Scholarship, established in 2002. The beneficiary of this annual award is a woman older than 45 years old who has been accepted at UW-Madison to continue her education after some period of time away from academia. Having reaped so many rewards from her own delayed doctorate, she wanted to encourage others to follow the same route. Alma is survived by her daughter, Ellen Jo, a professor at Stanford University in California; son, Michael, a writer in Ft. Collins, Colo.; daughter, Jill, a senior scientist with U.S. Geological Survey at Colorado State University; and grandchildren, Claire, a senior at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Kyle, a student at University of Colorado in Boulder. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the "Alma Baron Second Chance for Women Scholarship" via the University of Wisconsin Foundation, 1848 University Ave., P.O. Box 8860, Madison, WI 53708-8860. A memorial service commemorating the remarkable and inspiring life of Dr. Alma Baron will be held at TEMPLE BETH EL, 2702 Arbor Drive, Madison, WI 53711, at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434

Boegel, Bruce

SARASOTA FLA. - Bruce Boegel, age 71, of Sarasota, died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and was raised in Richland Center. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and retired as president of Orion Corporation in Grafton, Wis. Bruce and his wife moved to Sarasota, Fla., seven years ago. He was associated with Covenant Life Presbyterian Church and a member of TPC Prestancia Golf Club. Bruce is survived by his wife of 45 years, Polly (Schumann) Boegel; his brother, Ralph (Darlene) Boegel Jr., of Venice, Fla;. his twin daughters Amy B. Seelman and Beth B. Kendall of Orlando, Fla.; his son, Brian (Dawn) Boegel of Slinger; and his four grandsons, Noah Kendall, William Seelman, Jack Boegel and Lukas Boegel. He is further survived by a nephew; two nieces and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Geraldine Boegel, and an infant brother, Douglas Boegel. A Memorial Service is to be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Covenant Life Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Covenant Life Presbyterian Church, 8490 McIntosh Road, Sarasota, Florida, 34238, or to the charity of your choice.

Bruce sincerely loved the Lord, and was a devoted husband and loving father who will be dearly missed. His grandsons were his pride and joy. He was an accomplished amateur golfer who loved all sports.

Brancel, Vaughn H.

ENDEAVOR - Vaughn H. Brancel was born May 12, 1928, in the Town of Douglas, Marquette County, youngest of four sons born to Harmon and Myrtle (Roser) Brancel. He attended the South Douglas one-room school and Endeavor High School, where he met Esther Ford and on April 17, 1948, they were united in marriage. They enjoyed 58 years together, and had four children, Ben (Gail) Brancel of Endeavor, Barbara (Tim) Maley of Wisconsin Dells, Carol Stewart of Fond du Lac, and Marjorie (Brian) Pieper of Marshall. They have eight grandchildren, Micheleen (Steve) Cook of Reistertown, Md., Tod (Sondra) Brancel of Endeavor, Brandon Brancel of Wisconsin Dells, Noah (Emily) Krueger of Hudson, Kevin Krueger of Eau Claire, Tia Stewart of Endeavor, Tygh Stewart of Madison, and Natalie Pieper of Marshall; and two great-grandchildren, Destiny Metzger of Endeavor, and Christopher Cook of Reistertown, Md. Vaughn is further survived by a brother, Fred Brancel (MaryAnn Litwiller) of Madison; three sisters-in-law, Betty Brancel of Endeavor, Alice Brancel of Texas, and Dessa (Edmund) Brunner of Arizona; other near relatives and many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Earl (Endeavor) and Harland (Texas). Vaughn attended UW-Madison Agricultural Short Course, and farmed for 25 years until 1975 when he went to work for Portage Public Schools. He was employed by the schools for 18 years. After he retired from farming, Vaughn was an avid gardener and enjoyed growing both vegetables and flowers. He was the third generation of auctioneers in his family, attending auctioneering school in 1958. He operated Brancel Auction Service until 2004, when he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Vaughn liked woodworking, making gifts for his family and doing picture framing. He enjoyed horses his entire life and in 1951 he started the Neenah Valley Saddle Club. He loved to plan trips and travel, and it was a significant part of his life, having seen all 50 states and more. Vaughn was a member of the Briggsville Methodist Church for 64 years. He held almost every office in the local church and was a member of many conference committees; most recently he was on the Wisconsin Disaster Committee since its inception and on the Board of the Methodist Midwest Disaster Mission Distribution Center in Chatham, Ill. He has been an active member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows since his 18th birthday. Always interested in local activities, he was a lifetime member of the Marquette County Historical Society. He was in 4-H as a youth, and as a young parent helped establish the Douglas Doers 4-H Club, serving as senior leader in horse, dairy and other projects. For many years he was on the Portage Board of Education and served as the president. He served as chairman of the Town of Douglas. Thanks to family, friends, and hospice (Vicky and the entire staff) Vaughn was able to remain at home throughout his entire illness. Vaughn believed the body's only purpose was to house the spirit while we are on this earth. His final service to mankind was to donate his body to the University Medical School. Visitation will be held at the BRIGGSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., preceded by Odd Fellow & Rebekah service at 2:50 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the church. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the BRIGGSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH with Pastor Barbara Bolz officiating. The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Briggsville United Methodist Church.

Converse, Michael Roy

MADISON - Michael Roy Converse, age 80, passed peacefully on to eternal life on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006. He was born in Superior on March 17, 1926, to Clyde "Charlie" and Alberta (Davis) Converse. Mike was an Irish twin to Patrick, born on St. Patrick's Day in 1926. He grew up in Superior and attended St. Louis grade school and Superior Central High School. Mike volunteered to serve in the Navy during World War II as Seaman First Class and was very proud to be a "Plank Owner" of the USS Boxer. He was a Sheet Metal Tradesman in the Madison area starting in 1966, before retiring from the City of Madison, in 1988, after seven years of service. Following retirement, Mike gained great satisfaction remodeling and rehabilitating homes. A perpetual thinker, creator and inventor; he was always on the lookout for a better or more efficient way to build and modify things. Mike had a great sense of humor, which he passed on to his children. He was a deputized volunteer scuba diver for Dane County. On Dec. 10, 1967, Otis Redding and his band were scheduled to perform in Madison when his plane went down into Lake Monona. Mike was one of the divers who assisted in successfully locating Otis Redding and his band members. He received recognition from the Mayor of Madison for his efforts. Mike is survived by three children, Pamela (Thomas) Miller of Waunakee, Kimberly (James) Schultz of Janesville and Gregory of Madison. He leaves behind his brothers, Patrick and Calvin; sister, Jeannine; six grandchildren; a great-grandson; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Del; brothers, Ed, Ross, Al, Ivan and Nel; as well as sisters, Eileen, Chris and Doris. A celebration of Mike's life will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at ST. ALBERT THE GREAT CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2402 St. Albert's Drive, Sun Prairie. Friends may greet the family from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. The Waunakee American Legion Post No. 360 will conduct graveside Military rites at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison. Mike will be greatly missed by his family and the angels of care from City View Altercare and Hospice.

We love you!

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434

Dybevik, Lowell J. "Mort"

SUN PRAIRIE - Lowell J. "Mort" Dybevik, age 75, of Sun Prairie, passed away due to complications from heart surgery on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Oct. 29, 1930, the son of Bud and Elizabeth (Skow) Dybevik. He grew up on the eastside of Madison and graduated in 1948 from East high school. Mort was in the Marines for four years and served in the Korean War at the Chosen Reservoir in 1950. When he came back, he married the love of his life of 55 years, LaRaine Williams. Together, they raised two children, Nancee and Mike. Mort owned a construction business and built their first home on Droster Rd. where the family grew up. Mort and LaRaine then bought "McFarland Liquors" which they owned for 17 years. Mort was loved by all who knew him. Whether it was talking business, fishing, hunting, or just listening, Mort was there for everyone. He was one of McFarland's finest. Mort and LaRaine then bought a lake home on Jordan Drive in McFarland where they resided for 30 years. Mort enjoyed talking, fishing, hunting and story telling with all of his neighbors and loved gardening and people in general! He was a charter member of VFW 7591. They sold the liquor store and retired, but he couldn't be without doing something! He then worked part-time for the DNR, where he worked on the Glacial Drumlin bike trail. Mort is survived by his wife of 55 years, LaRaine; his daughter, Nancee Siebert of Sun Prairie; his son, Michael (Sherie) Dybevik of Sun Prairie; three granddaughters, Dani (Jeff) Siebert-Allen of Minn., Dawn Siebert, and Nicole Dybevik; and grandson, Ryan Dybevik; two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Paige Allen; and many other nieces, nephews, family, and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother and father; and his brother, Ken. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at 1 p.m. at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison. The Rev. John Helt will be presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Military Honors will follow the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established by the family in Mort's name at Lake Edge United Church of Christ. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the Dybevik family. Mort will be remembered by his family for living life to its fullest and being the greatest husband, dad, and grandpa. We love You! The family wishes to send a heartfelt thanks to Dr. John Snider, the 5th floor cardiac nurses and staff, and the nurses at the Surgical Intensive Care Unit 5.

Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Drive (608) 221-5420

Gillette, John B.

MADISON - John B. Gillette, age 72, died on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Center. Funeral services are pending. A complete obituary will be published on Wednesday.

Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 5701 Odana Road (608) 274-1000

Hall, Richard C. "Dick"

MADISON - Richard C. "Dick" Hall, age 78, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at the Don and Marilyn Anderson HospiceCare Facility. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, 404 E. Main St., on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from noon until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the HospiceCare Facility, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711; Boy Scouts of America, 34 Schroeder Court, Madison, WI 53711; or to charity of your choice. A full obituary will appear in the Thursday papers.

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Ave. (608) 249-8257

Janssen, Vernon D.

STOUGHTON - Vernon D. Janssen, age 75, of Stoughton, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at Willow Pointe Memory Care, Stoughton. He was born on Sept. 22, 1931, in Rockford, Iowa. Vernon worked for Zalk Josephs in Stoughton for more than 20 years. He is survived by two daughters, Cindy Lucek and Deb Janssen; a stepson, Phil Streich; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Lloyd and Merle. Vernon was preceded in death by his wife, Isabel; his parents; and two brothers, Art and Gene. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON STOUGHTON FUNERAL HOME, Highway 51 N. at Jackson St., at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006.

Gunderson Stoughton Funeral & Cremation Centers Highway 51 N. at Jackson St. (608) 873-4590

Langer, Judith A. (Adler)

NEW LISBON - Judy Langer, age 67, of New Lisbon, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. She was born March 19, 1939, in Dodgeville to Florence and Walter Adler. Judy traveled the U.S. extensively when she was younger, before settling back in Wisconsin. She loved being in the mountains, out in nature and had a special bond with animals. After farming for many years, she and husband Carey Langer moved to New Lisbon. She enjoyed her flower gardens and is famous for baking and delivering trays of cookies at Christmas. Above all, she absolutely doted on her grandchildren, Aaryn Dickinson, Keary Bolchen, Michael Bolchen, James Bolchen and great-grandson Kaleb Marden. She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband, Carey of New Lisbon; her two daughters, Kathy Dickinson (Mike Stinski) of Mauston, and Becky (Daniel) Bolchen of Ft Collins, Colo.; her father, Walter Adler of Waunakee; sisters, Sharon (Philip) Hendrickson of Mount Horeb, Sue (Dick) Rudolph of Rock Springs, Donna (Mike) Karls of Waunakee, and Debi (John) Albion of Wisconsin Rapids; by brother, Kerry (Jane) Adler of Plain; along with many nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by mother, Florence Adler; brothers, Daniel Adler, William Adler, David Adler and Randy Adler; and by sisters, Nancy Atkinson and September Blinks. A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at 11 a.m. at CRANDALL FUNERAL HOME in Mauston, with Pastor Daniel Dibbert officiating, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice in Judy's name.

Lemke, Gordon D.

BARABOO - Gordon D. Lemke of Baraboo passed away on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at St. Clare Meadows at age 46. Gordon is survived by a brother, Michael Ethan of Madison; a sister, Mina Esser of Middleton; foster sister, Corrine (Raymond) Francois of Bellville; foster brother, Mike Schoenwetter of Mount Horeb; his grandfather, Lloyd Deiter of Muscoda; aunts, uncles many cousins, nieces and nephews. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents; his foster parents, Austin and Beatrice (Jacobson) Jones; and his grandmother, Margarite Deiter. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the REDLIN FUNERAL HOME with Pastor David Gonzales officiating. Burial will be in the East Dayton Cemetery in Bellville at 2:30 p.m. Friends may call on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of American or the American Diabetes Association.

Lundey, Theodore R.

MIDDLETON - Theodore R. Lundey, age 85, passed away to his eternal home on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. He was born on June 27, 1921, in Oregon, the son of Gunder and Signe (Gunderson) Lundey. Ted was a United States World War II veteran having proudly served two years in the Army, being stationed in France, Italy and Africa. He was united in marriage to Adeline Duescher, of Belleville, on Nov. 24, 1955, and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last year on Thanksgiving Day. They spent all of their married life in Middleton, where they raised their two children, David and Joan. Ted received his master's of education in business education and was employed by the Middleton High School Board of Education for 30 years, having previously taught at Rhinelander and Blanchardville. Ted enjoyed bowling and gardening, but his favorite extra time was working in his brother's greenhouse, attending his grandsons hockey games and daughter's dance recitals. Survivors include his wife, Adeline; a son, David (Sarah) of Middleton and daughter, Joan of Madison; a brother, Gunder; a sister, Alice, both of Oregon; and grandchildren, Kyle and Tyler of Middleton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles, Gehard, Edward and George; and a sister, Mary. Funeral services will be held at the GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL HOME, 7435 University Ave., Middleton, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, with the Rev. Stephen Ganzkow-Wold of St. Luke's Lutheran Church presiding. Burial will follow in Prairie Mound Cemetery, Oregon. After the burial a luncheon will take place at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 7337 Hubbard Ave., Middleton beginning at 3 p.m. Family and friends may call on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. The family wishes to thank HospiceCare, Madison and friends for their special care and kindness.

Dad, you were my No. 1 dance fan cheerleader, the sweetest, best dad! I will miss you. Love, Joan.

Gunderson West Funeral & Cremation Center 7435 University Ave. (608) 831-6761

Miller, Florence A. (Worthing)

DANE/ LODI - Florence "Flossie" Miller, age 93, left this life on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. Florence was born in Lodi, in the 12th hour of the 12th month in 1912, to Charles and Alma (Chase) Worthing. She graduated from Lodi High School in 1930. In 1937 she married the love of her life, Joseph P. Miller of Waunakee. They met through telephone conversations when Joe, who worked in his father's grocery store (Miller's) in Waunakee would order baked goods at Weber's Bakery in Lodi, where Florence worked for seven years after graduating from high school. They met, married and raised five children in Dane, Wis., while running Miller's Grocery Store and Busses. Florence worked in the store and drove school bus for many years before retiring and devoting the rest of her life to caring for and entertaining her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a life-long member and officer of St. Michael Altar Society, the Dane American Legion Auxillary and the Dane Senior Citizens. Florence is survived by her children, Nancy Willey of Arena, Barbara Lord of Dane, Ronald (Terry) Miller of Dane, Dale (Renee) Miller of Waunakee, and Marilyn (Larry) Ziegler of Lodi. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Scott (Anita) Willey, Mark (Lori) Willey, Julie (Kent) Bailey, Kathy Willey, (Mike McKegney, deceased), all of Arena, Tammy Willey (friend, Andrew) of Sauk City, Tim (Deanna) Lord of Lodi, Don (Karin) Lord of Dane, Lori (Mike) Schmidt of Lodi, David (Carmen) Lord of Lodi, Vicky (Tom) Jefson of Atlanta, Georgia, Clint and Nick Ziegler of Lodi, Jenna and Brianna Miller of Waunakee; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph in 1971; two sons-in-law, Donald Willey of Arena and Edwin Lord of Dane; a grandson, Joseph Ziegler; a great-grandson. Florence was also preceded in death by her brothers, Floyd, Chester and Clarence Worthing; and her sisters, Elsie (Fitzgerald) Thistle, Myrtle Clement and Etta Gussett; her brothers-in-law, Eddie Fitzgerald, Fred Thistle, Robert Clement, Albert Gussett, Paul, Norbert and Pete Miller, Clemence Hellenbrand, Joseph Laufenberg, Edward Hein, Christian Dorn; her sisters-in-law, Leonna Worthing, Caroline Worthing, Evelyn Worthing, Theresa Hellenbrand, Barbara Laufenberg, Eleanor Hein, Regina Miller, Gertrude Miller, Francis Miller and Marie Dorn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH in Dane, with Monsignor Daniel T. Ganshert officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at the HAMRE FUNERAL HOME in Lodi, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 9:30 a.m. until the Mass on Thursday at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of the Lodi Good Samaritan Center and St. Mary's Hospital for their excellent care and Monsignor Ganshert for his prayers, visits and support.

Hamre Funeral Home Lodi (608) 592-3210

Norene, Richard L.

MADISON - Richard L. "Dick" Norene, age 73, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006. He was born on June 9, 1933, in Minneapolis, Minn. Dick graduated from Owatonna High School in Owatonna, Minn., Mankato State University, Mankato, Minn., with a B.S. degree, and earned an M.S. degree from UW-Madison. He served in the U.S. Army. Dick married Barbara Lewis on June 9, 1962, in Madison. He was a history teacher at Schenk Middle School and La Follette High School for 30 years, retiring in 1990. Dick loved football, especially the La Follette Lancers. He enjoyed following state high school football, the Badgers, and Packers. Dick and Barbara had a special group of friends that always attended football games together. He enjoyed spending time with his friends golfing. He loved to travel. Dick and Barbara enjoyed many wonderful summers at their Door County condo. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; and many wonderful friends and relatives. In keeping with his wishes, no services will be held. Memorials may be made to HospiceCare Inc. A special thank you to the many supportive friends who helped make it possible for Dick to remain at home during his illness, and to Dr. Kyle Holen, the UW Hospital Cancer Clinic, and everyone at Hospice, for their care and compassion.

Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Drive (608) 221-5420

Ore, Marian Elizabeth (Powell)

STOUGHTON - Marian Elizabeth (Powell) Ore, age 92, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at the Skaalen Home in Stoughton. Marian came into the world on Aug. 7, 1914, in Ridgeway. She was the fourth child born to Ira and Rebecca (Cretney) Powell. Growing up as the little sister to three brothers, Marian characterized he childhood as the typical tomboy. After graduating from Ridgeway High School, Marian attended a year at Platteville Teachers College to earn her teaching certificate. There she met her future husband, Stanley Ore Sr. While teaching in a one-room school at Mt. Hope, Marian and Stanley were secretly married in Madison on March 17, 1934. The marriage had to be secret because at the time, a female teacher who married automatically lost her job. After the school ended, and with jobs hard to find during the depression, Marian and Stanley moved to Madison, where Stanley worked on his master's degree under a federal program. A new job as school principal moved Marian and Stanley to Marinesco, Mich., and after six months to Mineral Point, where Stanley taught agriculture, and later became superintendent of schools. Marian spent her time raising two sons, spending mornings on the telephone catching up on all the "news", organizing parties and dinners to welcome new teachers, hosting Friday and Saturday evening card parties with other couples, actively participating in many activities at the Methodist Church, and visiting family in Ridgeway, Dodgeville and Lancaster. 1950 found Marian as an equal partner in the new business of selling and installing Surge milkers to the farmers of Iowa County as farmers were getting electricity to their farms. Missing education, Stanley accepted a job teaching agriculture in Edgerton, and Marian and the family moved to Edgerton in 1952. While in Edgerton, Marian worked in the payroll department at Highway Trailer, completed her college work, and taught elementary school in Milton. As usual, Marian became active in the Methodist Church in Edgerton, Eastern Star, and many other community affairs. In 1964, Stanley was recruited to become high school principal at Dodgeville. Once again Marian and Stanley moved, and this time it was back to the "home country" for Marian. Again activities at the Methodist Church, Eastern Star, community affairs, and social events for teachers occupied much of Marian's time. When Stanley retired from the Dodgeville schools as the Superintendent, Marian continued her community and church activities. For some years after Stanleys retirement, Marian and Stanley spent winter months in their RV in the Brownsville, Texas area. In 1985, Marian and Stanley moved to Vennevoll retirement community in Stoughton. While in Stoughton, and as long as her health permitted, Marian continued to be active in the Methodist Church, the Senior Center, Skaalen Home, and P.E.O. Marian was known for her open door policy. Everyone was welcome to stop by for her many delicious deserts. The family will always remember the full house during the Holidays with the six grandchildren that she loved. She made many friends over the years and enjoyed life to the fullest. She is survived by her two sons, Stanley Jr. (Carol) of Holmes Beach, Fla., and Tom (Mary) of Stoughton; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and her beloved husband of 66 years. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the SKAALEN HOME CHAPEL, 400 N. Morris, Stoughton, with the Rev. James Kosa and the Rev. Lamarr V. Gibson presiding. Burial will be private. The family will greet friends at the Chapel on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Skaalen Home.

Olson-Holzhuter-Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 206 W. Prospect Ave. Stoughton (608) 873-9244

Ossmann, Kenneth C.

MADISON - Kenneth C. Ossmann, age 86, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Middleton Village Nursing and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending. A full obituary will appear on Wednesday.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434

Robson, Lilah E.

WAUNAKEE - Lilah E. Robson, age 87, of Waunakee, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at Meriter Hospital in Madison with her family by her side. Lilah was born on March 20, 1919, in the Town of Sumpter to Bernard and Ellen (Miller) Giese. She graduated from Prairie du Sac High School in 1937 and then from Madison Business College. She married Earl Robson on June 18, 1940, and they farmed in rural Prairie du Sac until 1963 when they moved to Waunakee. She was employed as an accountant in various businesses and retired in 1984 from the University of Wisconsin. Lilah enjoyed traveling, visiting all the states and some foreign countries, playing bingo, quilting and gardening. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Waunakee and its various groups and committees, Golden Waunas, XYZ of Madison and Wisconsin Outers. Lilah is survived by four daughters, Annette Schmadebeck of Beaver Dam, Sandra (Herbert) Werner of Horicon, Kay Miller of Middleton, and Carol (Carl) Rosensprung of Kenosha; a son, Gary (Grayce) Robson of Hartford; four grandchildren, Gerald Miller of Middleton, Nancy (Robert) Morie of Los Angeles, Calif., Mark Robson of West Bend, and Pamela Robson (special friend, Jon Beach) of Minneapolis, Minn.; and three great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Sebastian and Simone Morie. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl on June 28, 1977; two sons-in-law, Russell Miller and Richard Schmadebeck; and three brothers, Virgil, Corwin and Glenn. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 5763 County Trunk Q, Waunakee. The Rev. Kirk Morledge will preside. Friends may call at the WINN FUNERAL HOME in Waunakee on Tuesday, Oct 17, 2006, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and also at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church. The family would like to thank the staff of Meriter Hospital for their loving care. Lilah was a joy to her family and will be greatly missed.

Winn Funeral Home 5785 Highway Q, Waunakee

Shaw, Marvin Francis

MADISON - Marvin Francis Shaw, age 92, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born on Feb. 22, 1914, in Clayton County, Elkader, Iowa, the son of John and Martha (Roeben) Shaw. He was united in marriage to Florence Hauser on June 4, 1936. Marvin worked for Oscar Mayer for 27 years. He enjoyed camping, fishing and spending winters in Florida. Survivors include his wife, Florence Shaw; Ronald (Rita) Shaw, Carol (Gerald) Wilson and Dave (Diane) Shaw; grandchildren, Terri Graffin, Pam Erickson, Tom Shaw, Sandy Hilgendorf, Lisa MacDonald, Paula Shaw, Curt Wilson, Pat Wilson, Angela Hebel, Garrett Shaw and Chadd Shaw; step grandchildren, Jason Williams and Jennie Lueder; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, George (Helen) Gilbertsen and Leroy (Patricia) Gilbertsen; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Judith Shaw; and two brothers, Harold and James Shaw. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. PETER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5001 N. Sherman Ave., on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at 11:30 a.m. with Father Matt Walsh officiating. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Madison. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Ave. (608) 249-8257

Soulati Fass, Tracey, M.D.

BROOKFIELD - Tracey S. Soulati Fass, age 36, born Dec. 20, 1969, in East Detroit, Michigan succumbed Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at home in Brookfield, to the ravages of cancer due to asbestos. Tracey was employed as a family practice physician, with a specialty in obstetrics, at Columbia-St. Mary's Medical Center in Milwaukee. Tracey graduated from Mayville High School as valedictorian in 1987, and received her B.S. in chemistry from Marquette University in 1991. She obtained her medical doctorate from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1995. After three years of residency in family practice at Hinsdale Hospital near Chicago, she immediately returned to Milwaukee for a position at St. Mary's Medical Center in 1998. Tracey is survived by her husband, David Fass; her children, Grant Robert (5) and Parker Jamshid (almost 3); her parents, Jamshid and Wilma Soulati, formerly of Mayville, and now of Dayton, Ohio; her siblings, Jayme of Dayton, Reza (Patsy) of Janesville and Parviz (Dawn) of Dayton; six nephews; four nieces; numerous other relatives and dear friends. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 380 W. Bluemound Road, (Hwy J and JJ, 4 blocks south of I-94 in Waukesha) with service to follow at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Miracle House in New York City are appreciated.

Church And Chapel Rudolph - Larsen Bros. 380 W. Bluemound Road (262) 549-0659

Tierney, Margaret

MADISON - Margaret Tierney, age 88, passed away on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. MARY OF THE LAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5460 Mary Lake Road, on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. with Father Daniel Finnane officiating. A visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Burial will follow at St. Mary of the Lake Church Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in the Wednesday papers.

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Ave. (608) 249-8257

Weiss, Sandy A.

PLAIN - Sandy A. Weiss, age 59, of Plain, passed away on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at the Upland Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Dodgeville following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on Nov. 9, 1946, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and Grace (Dittmer) Moro. She was married on May 9, 1970, to Tom Weiss. Sandy was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain, the Plain American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the Plain EMT'S for many years, worked at Umhoefer Lumber Do-It Center for 20 years, taught religious education at St. Luke's Church and was a founder of St. Luke's Endowment Fund. Survivors include her husband, Tom Weiss of Plain; three children, Jeff (Michelle) Weiss of Plain, Mark Weiss and fiancee (Dawn Lowe) of Plain, and Grace (Dustin) Myers of Plain; two grandchildren, Jack and Brady Samuel Myers, both of Plain; three siblings, Linda (Jim) McKern, Joe (Charlotte) Moro and Jim (Donna) Moro, all of St. Louis, Mo.; her mother-in-law, Caroline Schweiss of Plain; a special sister-in-law, Joyce Collins of Middleton; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Grace Moro; a son, Michael Weiss; an infant brother; and her father-in-law, Ed Weiss. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at noon at ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain. Father Mike Resop will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Sandy liked gardening, canning, going to Ho-Chunk and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home Spring Green (608) 588-2181

Winter, Russell Gene

COLUMBUS - Russell Gene Winter, age 72, passed away on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at the Columbus Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a struggle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 8, 1933, the son of Leo A. and Mabel (Rasmussen) Winter. He grew up in Columbus, graduating from Columbus High School. He worked at the porcelain factory in Sun Prairie for 25 years and American Packaging in Columbus before he was forced to retire because of his health. He loved to fish and bowl in past years, but his greatest love was golfing, even making a hole in one, and played every year - almost until the snow flew - until his health failed. He is survived by his sister, Gloria (Virgil) Obermeyer of Columbus; three nieces, B.J. Obermeyer of Madison, Debra Obermeyer of Eau Claire, and Kristine (Jeff) Kohl of Columbus; a nephew, Michael (Robin) Winter of Pewaukee; his sister-in-law, June Winter of Waukesha; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Floyd; nephew, Dennis Winter; and grandnephew, Dakota Kohl. A private burial service will be held at Hillside Cemetery, Columbus.

Jones-Jensen Funeral & Cremation Columbus (920) 623-5850

Young, Nanette L.

MADISON - Nanette L. Young, age 58, passed away at the Badger Prairie Health Care Center in Verona on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006. She was born to Beverly E. Young and Donald F. Young at St. Mary's Hospital on Feb. 14, 1948. Nan's mother and brother John P. Young preceded her in death. She is survived by her loving father; sister, Susan P. Olstadt of Sun Prairie; and brother, Donald F. Young Jr. of Redmond, Wash. She endured a very long illness with exceptional courage and a positive attitude. Nan attended Frank Allis and Van Hise Schools and graduated from West High School. Private services will be held with the Rev. Glen Reichelderfer officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for crippled children, 2211 North Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707-3392; the Scottish Rite Fund for the causes and cure of Schizophrenia; or to a charity of your choosing.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434

Zimmerman, Albert Hugh

DELLWOOD - Albert Hugh Zimmerman, age 77, of Dellwood, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at home. Albert was born April 5, 1929, in Madison, to Percy and Alice (Brereton) Zimmerman. He attended Lodi High School. Albert was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Army as a paratrooper. He worked as a heavy equipment operator throughout southern Wisconsin. Albert enjoyed collecting, and restoring antique cars. Survivors include brothers, David (Eileen) Zimmerman of Madison, George (Mary) Zimmerman of Madison, and Robert (Beverly) Zimmerman of Madison; and sisters, Marian Peckham of Madison, and Nancy Narajka of Denver, Colo. Further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Albert was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty and Patricia; and a brother, Harley. Memorial service will be announced by the family, to be held in Lodi at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Albert's memory to the Castle Rock Lion's Club. Roseberry's Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.


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