John Wilbur Miller, 81, of Richland Center, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Richland Hospital. He was born and raised on Oct. 31, 1936, in Summit, the youngest of seven brothers to Frederick and Marie (Krueger) Miller. He married Joyce Miller, his wife of 56 years on Aug. 18, 1962.

Dick Schmidt, 79, of Kendall/Clifton, passed away Sept. 14, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 14, at 110 Omaha St., Hustler. A pot luck meal will be served at noon after the service.

Michael W. Brown, 73, of Beloit, formerly of Mauston, entered into eternal life on Oct. 6, 2018, at home with his family by his side. He was born Oct. 21, 1944, to William and Edith (DeLong) Brown in Mauston, at Hess Memorial Hospital.

Vicki L. Czarnecki, 61, of New Lisbon, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her family.

Helen M. Warner, 88, beloved sister and aunt, passed away Sept. 22, 2018, at Fair View Nursing Home in Mauston.

Cynthia (Cindy) Rose Puhl, 61, of Oshkosh, left this world in peace surrounded by family and friends on Friday morning, Sept. 28, 2018.

Joseph A. Tait, Jr., 63, passed away on Sept. 28, 2018, after battling cancer for nearly two years.

James “Jim” Fellegy, 67, of Mauston, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at his residence with his adoring family by his side.

Reva Ann Nawrot, 65, of Necedah, passed away on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 30, 1952, to Eugene and Pearl (Fairfield) Campbell.

Betty Jean Halverson Fike, 80, of Camp Douglas, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at her home. She was born Dec. 27, 1937, to Franklin and Eula (Crawford) DeLap.

Marilyn “Lynn” Lee Brown, 70, of Camp Douglas, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at her home. Lynn was the daughter of Walter and Jean (Niechulz) Laschinski, and was born on Jan. 19, 1948, in Milwaukee.

Andrea “Nan” Klusendorf, 78, of Mauston, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston.

Laura D. Hemenway, 101, of New Lisbon, passed away on Sept. 19, 2018, at CrestView Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Laura was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Hale of Mauston.

Laverne G. Lankey (née Springer), 90, died peacefully at Bridgepath at the Morrow Home in Sparta on Sept. 20, 2018.

Diane Lee Matson, 61, of Necedah, passed away peacefully surrounded with the love and support of her family after a short battle with liver cancer on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at her home. She was born on Oct. 23, 1956, in Racine to Jack and Colleen (Williamson) Hillson.

William R. Zak, 100, of Necedah, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at BridgePath Assisted Living in Sparta. Bill was born on May 7, 1918, to Frank and Eleanora (Dostal) Zak in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Benjamin Paul Koecher, 40, passed away at his home on Aug. 31, his birthday, after a long battle with colon cancer. Born Aug. 31, 1978, he was the beloved husband of Kara Borucki, and father of 12-year-old Braden Koecher.

Gale P. Ryczek, 70, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Born in Portage on April 1, 1948, the son of Bernard and Lucille (Delmore) Ryczek. Gale was raised in Lyndon Station and graduated from Madonna High School in 1966. He furthered his education …

Kay Reichwald, 60, of New Lisbon, passed away unexpectedly, Aug. 20, 2018, at her home. She was born April 18, 1958, in Ohio, to Paul Sickels and Joanne Bush Sickels.