Obituaries

Mon
28
Sep

John R. Dickson

 

John R. Dickson, 59, of Eastman died unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 24, at his home. 

He was born April 25, 1956 in Berwyn, Ill. the son of Robert and Beverly (Dade) Meeker. He served in the US Army, stationed in Germany. John worked as a lock operator for the Corps of Engineers at Lock and Dam No. 9 in Lynxville, for the past 30 years. He was an avid pet owner and enjoyed hunting and riding his motorcycle. 

Wed
23
Sep

Audrey Mae Egli

 

Audrey Mae Egli, 82, formally of Ripon, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 19, at her home in Eastman, with her family by her side. 

She was born on Oct. 18, 1932, in Oshkosh, the daughter of Frank and Martha (Reinke) Griedl. Audrey was united in marriage to Walter “Walt” Egli on Oct. 22, 1983 at the United Methodist Church in Princeton with the Rev. Charles Wendt officiating. Walt then preceded her in death on July 5, 2000. 

Tue
22
Sep

Robert L. “Bob” Williams

 

Robert L. “Bob” Williams, 77, of Machesney Park, was reunited with his wife, Friday, Sept. 18. 

Robert was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Patch Grove, the son of Berdella “Del” and Iris (Garside) Williams. Bob married Diane Zimmerman in 1957. He was employed as a mechanic by Finley GMC in Beloit, for 15 years and recently by Rockford Truck for 12 years, retiring in 2003. He also worked part time for his good friend, Dick Meyers, of Meyers Trucking. Bob loved attending car shows and working on cars.

Mon
21
Sep

James (Jim) E. Boylen

 

James (Jim) E. Boylen, 82, of Seneca passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, surrounded by family and loved ones. 

Mon
21
Sep

James Richard Koehn

 

 James Richard Koehn, 82, of Bloomington, formerly of McGregor, Iowa died on Thursday, Sept. 17, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. 

James was born on Dec. 11, 1932 to Albert and Hazel Koehn in Clayton, Iowa. James graduated high school from McGregor, Iowa in 1950 and served honorably in the United States Navy. James was united in marriage with Genevive Plank in 1958 at Baraboo. He was employed by the Grant School district as a janitor. James enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors.

Mon
21
Sep

Chester L. Barr

 

Chester L. Barr, 76, of Prairie du Chien passed away Friday, Sept. 18, at the Atrium care Center in Lancaster. 

He was born Nov. 29, 1938 in Beetown, the son of Elsworth and Elsie Barr. He married Delores Kramer on Sept. 15, 1962 and they later divorced. Chester grew up on the family farm, working later at Northern Engraving. He worked as a delivery and salesman for Prairie Beer and later became the owner and operator of the Pine Tree Inn in Bridgeport. Chester was active in the tavern league, Wisconsin Badger Camp and the St. Jude Foundation. He served on the Bridgeport Town Board, and loved the Chicago Cubs, the Green Bay Packers, playing pool, John Deere tractors and enjoyed hunting. 

Fri
18
Sep

Virginia C. Kruger

 

Virginia C. Kruger, 95, of Harpers Ferry passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Thornton Manor in Lansing, Iowa. 

She was born Oct. 25, 1919 in Sparta, the daughter of William and Frances (Schaller) Ziegler. She married Fred Cassel in 1939, who later preceded her in death in 1996. She worked as an assembler for Deltrol Electronics in Milwaukee. She later married Merlin Kruger on Oct. 28, 2000. Virginia was an active member of the Eagles Club and enjoyed gambling and playing cards. She enjoyed time with friends and family and always had a joke. 

Fri
18
Sep

Ann E. Rowe

 

Ann E. Rowe, 95, of Prairie du Chien and formerly of Chippewa Falls, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Crossing Rivers Health. 

She was born July 28, 1920 in Bloomer, WI the daughter of William and Esther (Ruff) Lendle. She married Buford Rowe on Sept. 7, 1939. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1984. 

Fri
18
Sep

Leonard “Leo” Weipert

 

Leonard “Leo” Weipert, 59, of McGregor, Iowa passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, at Atrium Post Acute Care in Lancaster. 

Leonard Junior Weipert, the son of Leonard Neuman and Ruth Wilda (King) Weipert, was born May 1, 1956 in Waukon, Iowa. He attended Waukon High School.

Tue
15
Sep

Ramon Robert “Bob” Brown

 

Ramon Robert “Bob” Brown, 63, of McGregor, Iowa, passed away at a local hospital on Sept. 7. 

Bob was a graduate of Mar-Mac High School and Northeast Iowa Technical Institute. Before encountering a series of health setbacks, Bob was known for his handsome smile, sense of humor and laid-back friendliness. 

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