Obituaries

Tue
09
Sep

Marion Lucille Welsh

 

Marion Lucille Welsh, 89, of Mount Hope, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, at The Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.

Fri
05
Sep

Josephine E. "Josie" Cipra

 

Josephine E. “Josie” Cipra, 93, of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Crossing Rivers Health.

She was born Jan. 31, 1921 in Prairie du Chien the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (White) Check. She married Joseph Cipra on Nov. 29, 1944 at St. John’s church in Prairie du Chien. Together they farmed on the homestead farm in rural Prairie du Chien much of their lives. He preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1988. After Joe’s death Josie moved to Wauzeka. 

Fri
05
Sep

Helen I. Borth

 

Helen I. Borth, 93, of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, at her home. 

She was born April 4, 1921 in Luana, Iowa the daughter of Frank and Leta (Rennpage) Nagel. She married Harold Borth on Dec. 6, 1942. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1991.

Helen worked for McGregor Loudspeaker for over 20 years and later at Advance Transformer in Boscobel, until her retirement. 

Fri
05
Sep

Earl F. Winslow

 

Earl F. Winslow of Eastman died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 1, at his home. 

He was born June 9, 1948 in Shullsburg, the son of Roy and Marjorie (Walrack) Winslow. He served in the U.S. Army. He married Shirley Taylor May 21, 1990 in Cherry Valley, Ill. Earl worked for Chrysler in Rockford, Ill. as a body man until his retirement. 

He is survived by his sons, Matthew of La Crosse, Brian of Rockford, Ill. and Travis of Cherry Valley, Ill., his brothers, Duane, Dean and Allen. He was preceded in death by his wife and a brother Kenny.

Fri
05
Sep

Addie Millin

 

Addie Millin, 77, died on Thursday, Sept. 4, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. surrounded by her family. 

She was born on July 5, 1937 to Earl and Martha Pulda in Wauzeka.

Addie attended Wauzeka High School where she met Lonnie Millin, and they married on Sept. 18, 1954. They lived in Prairie du Chien, until they moved to Hudson, in 1973, and in 1994 they settled in Danbury. They were blessed with four children. In 1992 Addie retired from 3M after 22 years as an administrative assistant.

Tue
02
Sep

Santos T. Luna

 

Santos T. Luna, 81, of Cuba City, died Saturday, Aug. 30, at home. 

Santos was born May 11, 1933, in Chloride, N.M.,
the son of Santos V. and Rafealita (Trujillo) Luna. He married Elizabeth M. Webster on Dec. 23, 1955, in Waukegan, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Santos worked at John Deere Dubuque Tractor Works.

Santos loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed horses. Music was everything to Santos and he played in numerous bands. He enjoyed being with family at all of their get-togethers.

Tue
02
Sep

Cecelia A. "Penny" Walz

 

Cecelia A. “Penny” Walz, 75, of Prairie du Chien passed away Friday, Aug. 29, at Bluffhaven Assisted Living in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born Aug. 8, 1939 in Milwaukee, the daughter of George and Eva (Fuchak) Gosseck. She married Thomas Walz on May 1, 1965 in Chicago, Ill.. He preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1993. 

Tue
02
Sep

Scott M. Maurer

 

Scott M. Maurer, 41, of Eastman and formerly of Bay City died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 26, at his home surrounded by his family. A celebration of Scott’s life was Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Salem United Methodist Church in Eastman. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien assisted the family.

 
Tue
02
Sep

Dorothy Doan

 

Dorothy Doan, 84, of Prairie du Chien and formerly of Fennimore, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Fennimore Good Samaritan Society. 

Dorothy was born on June 26, 1930 in Werley, the daughter of J. Leonard and Monica (Meinertz) Fry. She married Royce Doan on July 17, 1948. 

Thu
28
Aug

Robert Gerald Karnopp

 

Robert Gerald Karnopp, 78, of Lancaster and formerly of Prairie du Chien passed away Monday, Aug. 25, at the Orchard Manor Care Center in Lancaster. 

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