Obituaries

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Georgeine McCloskey

 

Georgeine McCloskey, 94, of Wauzeka, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, at the Prairie Maison Care Center. 

She was born Feb. 6, 1922 in Wauzeka, daughter of George and Mary Ellen (Nugent) McCloskey. She taught at the Dutch Ridge School and later retired from the United States Postal Service after 32 years of service. She was an active member of Sacred Heart Church in Wauzeka.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Marnell McCloskey; two sisters, Lucille Doll and Marian McCloskey along with a half sister Myrtle Vogt.

Mon
29
Feb

Martin L. “Marty” Ohlert

 

 Martin L. “Marty” Ohlert, 75, of Prairie du Chien passed away on his 75th birthday Friday, Feb. 26. 

He was born Feb. 26, 1941 in Prairie du Chien the son of LeRoy and Zola (Martin) Ohlert. He served in the US Army. Marty married Alice Snyder on Feb. 10, 1974 in Coon Valley. He worked as an interior designer for Statz Home Furnishings and later sold drapery for the Countryside Workshop. Most recently Marty worked in mobile home sales. 

Fri
26
Feb

Pamela Sue (Johnson) Freitag

 

Pamela Sue (Johnson) Freitag, 54, passed away at Central Community Hospital on Feb. 23, after battling a life-long illness. 

She was born in Hinsdale, Ill., to Paul L. and Betty L. (Pust) Johnson on Aug. 7, 1961. She was a graduate of Central Community School and attended Kirkwood Community College. On April 4, 1981 she married Dennis Freitag at Bethany Lutheran Church in Elkader. To this union, a daughter, Ann Marie was born.

Fri
26
Feb

Eric F. Temte

 

 Eric F. Temte, 79, of Prairie du Chien passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital in Prairie du Chien. 

Tue
23
Feb

Elmer D. Queram

 

Elmer D. Queram, formerly of Prairie du Chien, died on Feb. 21, at Onalaska Care Center, Onalaska.

Elmer was born in Milwaukee, on Dec. 26, 1916, the first of six children of Albert and Anna Queram. The family moved to Manitowoc, where his father died in Aug., 1926, leaving his mother to raise the six children. She, along with the help of family and friends, and working as a housekeeper, managed somehow.

Tue
23
Feb

Harold F. Lenzendorf

 

Harold F. Lenzendorf, 85, of Eastman passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, at his home surrounded by his family following an extended illness. 

He was born Feb. 22, 1930 in Marietta Township, the son of Robert and Amy (Watters) Lenzendorf. He married Glenda Jane Heal on Feb. 6, 1951. Harold farmed most of their lives in the Eastman area. He was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Eastman. Harold loved farming, his family and his friends. 

Mon
22
Feb

Theresa M. Morel

 

Theresa M. Morel, 82, of Muscoda passed away on Thursday, Feb. 18, at St. Mary’s Hospital. 

She was born in Prairie du Chien to Edward and Ludmilla (Balk) Fritsche. Theresa married Charles Morel in Prairie du Chien. They shared 63 wonderful years together. Theresa was a talented seamstress and worked for the Progressive for many years. Her cookies and baked goods were loved by many.

Thu
18
Feb

Evelyn Marie (Welsh) Knoble

 

Evelyn Marie (Welsh) Knoble, 96, of Boscobel, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Boscobel Care and Rehab in Boscobel.

She was born on May 11, 1919, in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Frank and Elsie (Geisler) Welsh. She married Myron Knoble on July 20, 1938 at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien. He preceded her in death on March 27, 2007. 

Wed
17
Feb

Gertrude (Nee Killinger) Myott

 

Gertrude (Nee Killinger) Myott, entered the fullness of eternal life on Feb. 13, surrounded by her loving family. 

Gertrude was born, one of fourteen children, to Anton and Amelia (nee Eder) Killinger, and raised in Glidden, Wis. After graduating from college, she started her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse. She taught elementary school for over 30 years; most recently in the West Grant school system.

Wed
17
Feb

Lola Mae Shinko

 

Lola Mae Shinko, 94, of Platteville passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Feb. 12, at the Epione Pavillion in Cuba City. 

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