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Donald Bagley


Donald W. Bagley age 75 of Montello, WI. died on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, peacefully with his wife and daughter holding his hand. Don was born on May 6, 1949, the son of Hollis and Mary (Kleist) Bagley. Don was known for his ability to fix just about anything. He gained his education not by books, but by doing. He moved to Willow’s California as a young adult and gained a wealth of knowledge doing maintenance. Don Married Debbie J. Peterson on December 1, 1973 in Pardeeville, WI Don...

Donald W. Bagley age 75 of Montello, WI. died on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, peacefully with his wife and daughter holding his hand. Don was born on May 6, 1949, the son of Hollis and Mary (Kleist)...

Donna Stewart


Donna Jean Stewart, age 83 of Portage, WI died on June 5, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison WI. Donna was born on October 5, 1940, to Herbert and Marjorie (Mylrea) Kassner. Donna was a 1959 graduate from Portage High School, attended MATC in the nursing program where she worked for several years at the Hospital and nursing home in Portage. Donna Married George on September 10, 1960. Her and George ran Stewart’s liquor store in Portage, WI. She also worked planting flowers...

Donna Jean Stewart, age 83 of Portage, WI died on June 5, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison WI. Donna was born on October 5, 1940, to Herbert and Marjorie (Mylrea) Kassner. Donna was a...

Janice Krocker


Janice Marie Krocker, age 78 of Portage, WI died on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI. Janice was born in Milwaukee, WI on June 6, 1945, to Henry and Loretta (Waskiewicz) Kurkiewicz. She was an avid bowler, enjoyed cooking and baking, loved crocheting and always wanted to make something for someone. She liked to work in her garden, she was the #1 fan of J&T softball and Krocker Motorsports. Her house was always open to ALL the kids - no matter what they...

Janice Marie Krocker, age 78 of Portage, WI died on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI. Janice was born in Milwaukee, WI on June 6, 1945, to Henry and Loretta...

Jon Nelson


Jon Andrew Nelson age 53 of Portage, WI died on Friday, May 31, 2024, at Unity Point Health-Meriter in Madison, WI. Jon was born on October 30, 1970, in Portage, Wisconsin to Floyd and Nancy Nelson. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic school and graduated from Portage High school in 1989. He furthered his education by attending UW Madison and UW Superior where he received his degree in Education. Jon Married Stacie Andrew on August 14, 1993. Jon loved his family, he enjoyed chatting with...

Jon Andrew Nelson age 53 of Portage, WI died on Friday, May 31, 2024, at Unity Point Health-Meriter in Madison, WI. Jon was born on October 30, 1970, in Portage, Wisconsin to Floyd and Nancy...

Dianne KraemerRural Ettrick, Wisconsin


Dianne Leone Kraemer (Age 88) - Born July 14, 1935, passed away peacefully at Grand View Care Center in Blair, WI on Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 27th, 2024.She is survived by four sons: Wade (Anne) Kraemer, Ettrick, WI, John Kraemer, Neillsville, WI, Brad (Michelle) Kraemer, Prairie Du Sac, WI and Greg (Mary Beth) Kraemer, Waukesha, WI. She is further survived by (12) grandchildren: Kelly (John) Feyen, Daniel Kraemer, Melissa (James)...

Dianne Leone Kraemer (Age 88) - Born July 14, 1935, passed away peacefully at Grand View Care Center in Blair, WI on Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 27th, 2024.She is...

William Devine


PORTAGE/TOWN OF PACIFIC – William G. “Bill” Devine, age 72, of Pacific Township passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. Bill was born in Portage, WI on December 10th, 1951, the son of Daniel and Rita (McMahon) Devine. Bill (aka “Bully”) spent his entire life in Portage, beginning his education at St. Mary’s Catholic School and finishing at Portage Senior High in 1970. He married Cynthia Sue (Mork) Lohr on...

PORTAGE/TOWN OF PACIFIC – William G. “Bill” Devine, age 72, of Pacific Township passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. Bill...

Darlene Anderson-Prest


Darlene (Butt) Anderson Prest passed away suddenly on May 20, 2024 at age 89. She was the last to die of 13 children born to August and Martha Butt in Western, Nebraska. Darlene graduated from Janesville High School in Janesville WI in 1952 and then attended X-ray training at St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford IL. She met and married Kenneth Anderson in 1957 and together they owned and operated Sky High Camping Resort in Portage WI. In addition to working at the campground cleaning and...

Darlene (Butt) Anderson Prest passed away suddenly on May 20, 2024 at age 89. She was the last to die of 13 children born to August and Martha Butt in Western, Nebraska. Darlene graduated from...

Ardis Sexe


Ardis Elvina Sexe passed away on May 20, 2024, at the age of 90. She was born to Adeline (Sedahl) and Edwin Nelson on June 17,1933. She married the love of her life Aldred Sexe on January 12, 1957, in Pigeon Falls, WI. She graduated from the Luther nursing school in Eau Claire. She furthered her education by attending UW -Madison with a BSN in nursing. She became Director/Health Officer for Trempealeau County. Ardis was an accomplished multi-talented artist and seamstress. She traveled...

Ardis Elvina Sexe passed away on May 20, 2024, at the age of 90. She was born to Adeline (Sedahl) and Edwin Nelson on June 17,1933. She married the love of her life Aldred Sexe on January 12,...

Ernest Hollis


Ernest "Darrell" Hollis The son of Ernest Doy and Julianne Marie Hollis, Darrell was born Feb 22, 1946, and passed on May 13, 2024.He attended Cottage Grove and Monona Grove schools.Darrell worked for the City of Madison Streets Department until his retirement from the city in 2001. He later worked for Pomp’s Tire Service for "fun money".Darrell married Lynda Johnson in 1966, and together they raised two children; Denise (Joe) and Brian (Amyra), with whom they...

Ernest "Darrell" Hollis The son of Ernest Doy and Julianne Marie Hollis, Darrell was born Feb 22, 1946, and passed on May 13, 2024.He attended Cottage Grove and Monona Grove...

LaMay Nybroten


LaMay Corine Nybroten October 20, 1939 – April 30, 2024 LaMay Corine Nybroten (Sexe) of Stoughton went to be with the Lord on April 30, 2024. LaMay was born October 20, 1939, to Leonard and Adella (Saed) Sexe of rural Ettrick. She was baptized and confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church in rural Ettrick, WI. LaMay graduated from Blair High School in 1957 and received a BA degree in Elementary Education from Luther College in 1961. LaMay married Rev. Ronald Nybroten on August 10th, 1963, at...

LaMay Corine Nybroten October 20, 1939 – April 30, 2024 LaMay Corine Nybroten (Sexe) of Stoughton went to be with the Lord on April 30, 2024. LaMay was born October 20, 1939, to Leonard and...

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