COLUMBUS—Edwin C. Knudson, 90, of Columbus passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the Columbus Health and Rehab Center.

COLUMBUS—Vivian Bach Huitfeldt, age 101, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Home Again Assisted Living in Columbus Oct. 28, 2019. Vivian was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Luck, Wisconsin to Chris J. and Lillie (Hansen) Bach. She was the second of their four children (Lyle, Vivian, Norma, and Mi…

TOWN OF FOUNTAIN PRAIRIE/COLUMBUS—Eugene L. “Gene” Niehoff, age 84, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Prairie Ridge Health in Columbus. He was born on June 1, 1935, in Beaver Dam to Louis and Grace (Tramburg) Niehoff. Gene served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps from 1954—1956. He was m…

FALL RIVER - James D. “Jim” Jones, age 57 passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at Columbus Health & Rehab in Columbus. He was born to Thomas and Joyce (Moran) Jones on August 26, 1962, in Columbus. Jim was a Columbus High School Graduate of 1980. He was married to Pam Pagel on Aug…

REEDSBURG—Debra J. “Debbie” LaFrance age 58, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer with friends and family by her side on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at University Hospital, Madison. She was born on Nov. 14, 1960 in Columbus to Joseph and Roberta (Frisch) Will. Debbie was a 1978 …

COLUMBUS—Anne S. Gero, age 88, died on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Home Again Assisted Living in Columbus. She was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Francis and Margaret (Clements) Schneider. Anne was a 1948 graduate of Holy Child Academy in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania and…

COLUMBUS—Arlene E. Kadrich, age 79 of Columbus, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Beaver Dam Assisted Living.

 PORTAGE - Smiling and laughing until his last moments with us, Kent Flodin passed away peacefully on October 24, 2019, in his home in Portage overlooking the Wisconsin river with his closest loved ones by his side. His passion for nature brought him much joy and the view of the river and th…

RIO—Donald A. Gardehl, 87 of Rio, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Columbus Nursing and Rehab. He was born May 24, 1932, in Wonewoc, the son of Adolph and Gladys (Monsky) Gardehl. Don graduated from Wonewoc High School, was drafted in the U.S. Army in 1950 and served his country during …

MILWAUKEE—Marilyn Suing entered Eternal Life on October 28, 2019, at the age of 95. Marilyn was the second born to the late Anna and Felix Kirschling. Wife of the late Cyril Suing. Beloved mother of Catherine (Mark) Schulz, Daniel (Sue) Suing, Karen (Lloyd) Voss, Kevin Suing, Anne (Jim) Ging…

MADISON—Keith E. Becker, 48, of Madison, formerly of Portage, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at his home in Madison. He was born Aug. 2, 1971, in Plymouth, the son of Michael & Kay Becker

PORTAGE—Eva Maurine (Bessac) Hannifan, age 98, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Divine Savior Healthcare Hospital in Portage.

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COLUMBUS—Nancy A. Lange, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Bay Harbor Assisted Living in Beaver Dam, with her loving family by her side. Welcoming her home was her son, Scott. She was born on Aug. 22, 1948, at the Lutheran Hospital in Beaver Dam, to Wilbert and Edna (Kurth) …

Zachary A. “Zach” Link, age 26, passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. He was born to Nick and Brenda (Hollis) Link on Nov. 1, 1992, in Beaver Dam. Zach was a 2011 graduate of Columbus High School. After graduation he enrolled in the agriculture short course at UW-Madison. Z…

COLUMBUS—Laura A. Tindell, age 65, of Columbus, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at her home in Columbus. She was born on June 20, 1954, in Fort Atkinson, to Ross and Helen (Roselle) Robbins. Laura worked at the Watertown Metals for over 30 years, until they closed the factory. She enjoyed…

COLUMBUS/SUN PRAIRIE—Dale A. “Carpy” Carpenter, age 59, died on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. He was born on Jan. 18, 1960, in Columbus to Paul and Elaine (Hauser) Carpenter. Dale was a 1978 graduate of Columbus High School and attended MATC in Madison. He was…

FALL RIVER—David L. “Dave” King age 79, recently of Gladstone, Michigan and formerly of Fall River, died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. He was born on Sept. 8, 1939, in Battle Creek, Michigan to Merton and Barbara (Fales) King. He was married to Beryl Shattuck on Jan. 10, 1961, in Urbandale, M…

COLUMBUS—Pamela L. Hollander, age 67, died on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison. She was born on July 12, 1952, in Columbus to Charles and Lucille (Peters) Berg and grew up in a large extended family. Pam was a 1970 graduate of Columbus High School, then began working…