Thomas F. “Tom” Kehoe, 89, of Pardeeville, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Columbia County Health Care Center with his family at his side.

Vivian Grace (Babcock) Gorman, 97, of Poynette/Rio, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Columbus Community Hospital.

Delmer Slager, 77, of Cambria, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Randolph Health Services.

Leobardo Ramirez, 58, of Cambria, passed away peacefully in his sleep after a courageous battle with cancer Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Scott Edward Brown, 61, of Portage, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.

Pemly “Pem” A. Arians, 77, passed away peacefully at Tivoli in Portage, following a long battle with COPD, on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Jerome D. “Pete” Peterson, 75, of Pardeeville, entered through the heavenly gates on angel’s wings Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a short but courageous battle with MSD (bone marrow cancer).

William “Bill” Keith Swift, 87, of Portage, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in his favorite chair at his home.

Shirley Loraina (Hein) Utke, 91, of Dalton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at the Markesan Resident Home with family by her side.

Dorothy Leystra, 91, of Waupun and formerly of Cambria, died peacefully on Friday morning, Feb. 1, 2019, at Prairie Ridge in Waupun.

Donna Mae Kessenich, 87, of DeForest, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Maplewood Rehabilitation Center in Sauk City.

Vera Dowdell, 97, Rio, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at At Home Again in Rio.

Harold W. “Red” Henderson, 100, of Portage, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, just 43 days short of his 101st birthday, at Columbia Health Care Center, Wyocena, where he had resided since Jan. 7.

Ruth Ann Pache, 73, of Minocqua, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Country Terrace Hospice.