Paul Soukup, 77 and Lois Soukup, 75 of Lyndon Station

Paul Soukup, 77, of Lyndon Station, passed away Sept. 29, 2017, at his residence. He was born Oct. 1, 1939, in Lyndon Station, the son of Ladislav and Hilda (Siekert) Soukup.

Paul worked for many years at Big Joe Manufacturing in Wisconsin Dells, where he applied his genius and intellect with machines.

Lois Soukup, wife of Paul, 75, passed away Sept. 30, 2017. She was born Nov. 25, 1941, in Brooklyn, Wisconsin, the daughter of Aden and Margaret (Elmer) Chase.

In her early days she taught middle school in Sauk City and later was a substitute teacher in Lyndon Station. At her rural home she tended huge gardens of vegetables and flowers, she loved reading, solving Sudoku and word puzzles and she enjoyed the outdoors. She was also an excellent cook.

Paul and Lois are survived by their children, Ladd (See Lee) and Aden of Reedsburg and Ely of Lyndon Station; daughters, Paula (Douglas) Dederich of Poynette, Marlene Soukup of Hollywood, Florida, Cory Soukup of Wisconsin Dells and Jana (Brian) Reed of Oregon, Wisconsin; and two grandchildren.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jeanne Dunahee and Margaret Miller; and 7 year old brother, James. Lois was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Lola.