Marlene May Knoll, 84, Punta Gorda, Florida, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Harbour Health Center, Port Charlotte, Florida.

Byron C. McDonald, 83, Beaver Dam, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Dycora Transitional Health in Beaver Dam.

Gerald “Jerry” F.W. Schmidt, 79, of Portage, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Divine Savior Healthcare in Portage.

Edna E. (Anderson) Ranum, 85, of Westfield, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo.

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Arthur R. Monteferrante, 71, passed away Thursday, Sept 27, 2018, at the VA home in King, after a long battle with pneumonia.

Karla F. Petrowitz, 51, of Mauston passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 14 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

Mary Jane Catherine (Rauls) Lochner, 89, of Sauk City, passed away peacefully at St. Clare Hospice House in Baraboo on Oct. 10, 2018. Mary Jane was born in Springfield to Werner and Dorothy (Simon) Rauls on April 25, 1929. In 1950, she married the love of her life, Kenneth Lochner, on her 21…

Norbert J. Albrecht, 92, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 14, 2018, with his loving wife by his side. He was born on June 11, 1926, the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Willman) Albrecht. Norbert was united in marriage to Elaine Heber on Sept. 16, 1950.

John E. Gruber, Madison, a founder and first president from 1997-2013 of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art, Madison, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, of esophageal cancer. He edited the center’s journal, Railroad Heritage, through 2012 and continued as president through 2013.

Virginia C. Brandt, of Hillpoint, passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at the Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg. She was born on Oct. 23, 1931, to the late Cecil and Lucy (Clark) Fry. On June 24, 1949, she married the love of her life, Raymond Brandt, and united as one for 68 years.

Esther Kamphuis, 98, Waupun, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at the Christian Home and Rehabilitation Center in Waupun.

Barbara M. Blau, 57, of Portage, passed away peacefully at The Rivers in Portage on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara M. Blau, 57, of Portage, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at The Rivers in Portage, surrounded by her loving family.

James “Jimmy” A. Wellbeloved, 55, Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by family on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.

James “Jim” D. Huebner, (“Meatball”), 82, of Portage, passed away at Divine Savior Tivoli in Portage on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

John “Butch” Buchholz, 32, Waupun, passed away Oct. 10, 2018, as a result of an auto accident.

Denise Louise Dornbrook, 63, left this earth Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, to join her beloved husband Richard on their 43rd wedding anniversary.