Russell Eugene Yanke, 85, of Loganville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, on his 85th birthday at home surrounded by family.

Carol Ann Lentz, 61, of Prairie du Sac, passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and daughters on Aug. 9, 2018, at her home after a valiant 10 year battle with ovarian cancer.

Marta Ann Gray, 59, of Sauk City, passed away peacefully at her home in Sauk City surrounded by her loved ones on Aug. 9, 2018. She was born in Fairmont, Minnesota, on Apr. 24, 1959, to the late Nils and Marion (Thompson) Lind.

Norman F. Kraemer, 94, of Plain, entered eternal life surrounded by his family at the Sauk Prairie Hospital on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. He was born on Oct. 17, 1923, the son of Alphons John and Mary Theresia (Frank) Kraemer in Plain.

Lloyd A. Carlson, 93, passed away peacefully on Aug. 11, 2018, surrounded by family. He was born on March 10, 1925, in Blue River, to Alfred and Loretta (Poole) Carlson, and grew up on the family farm.

Robert Koci, 30, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Aug. 10, 2018. Robert fought a long valiant battle with testicular cancer, which began at the age of 19 until the time of his passing.

VaLera Delia Accola, 96, passed away peacefully at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie on Aug. 8, 2018. She was born in Sumpter Township on May 28, 1922, to the late Albert and Mabel (Sullivan) Fraust.

Marie “Peg” (Forsythe) Engle, 95, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 4, 2018, at Meadowview Memory Care in Baraboo.

William “Bill” E. Henning, 78, of Witwen, took his last flight and passed away peacefully Friday, July 27, 2018, at his home.

It is with great sadness that the family of Gladys Purcell, 94, of Merrimac, announces her passing Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at home surrounded by family members.

Georgia Lee Mellum, 50, died on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at home in Oregon. She was born on Sept. 29, 1967, in Prairie du Sac, the youngest daughter of James and Linda (Peterson) Wiedenfeld.

Hildegard Pulsfus, 97, died on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at The Pines assisted living in Prairie du Sac. She was born in Auf Grabau, Germany, on Aug. 3, 1920. Her parents were Leonard and Martha Auchtung. She came to the United States aboard the ship Manchuria at the age of 3. She met Leonard…

John Louis Marks, DVM, 56, of North Freedom, walked on Thursday, July 12, 2018. He died at home in the presence of loved ones. He was a husband, big brother, little brother, son, uncle, son-in-law, brother-in-law, cousin, and friend.

Paul “Wiggy” J. Patterson, 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at home surrounded by loved ones. He was born at home near Lodde’s Mill in Sauk County, the son of Robert and Alma (Bohnsack) Patterson. He was a Sauk Prairie High School graduate in 1956 and a United States A…

Josephine “Josie” Froese, 87, of Sauk City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie.

Jeanne Gruber, 77, of New Berlin, passed peacefully in the arms of her Savior on Thursday, June 14, 2018, after a long battle with cancer.

Maxine J. Hambrecht, 95, of Sauk City, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. She was born in Bear Creek Township on June 30, 1922, the daughter of the late Adolph and Genevieve (McCarville ) Roessler. She was united in marriage to Delbert Hambrecht on Aug. 20,…

Rayce Xavier Raschka, 18, of Sauk City, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018, at American Family Children’s Hospital surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle against Aplastic Anemia.

Eileen Mae Gattshall, 91, passed away at St. Marys Care Center in Madison on June 5, 2018. She was born in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Hugo A. and Hazel E. (Berger) Gerlach.

Doris Bonham Blum, 97, passed away on June 6, 2018, surrounded by loving family.

Alvin Keith Moles, 83, passed away peacefully June 7, 2018, at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City after a struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Bedford County, Virginia, on Dec. 10, 1934, to the late George Wilson and Elizabeth Lillian (Motley) Moles.

Richard “Rich” R. Roelke, 65, of Sauk City, passed away June 12, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 29, 1952 the son of the late Victor and Lucille (Fass) Roelke.

Patricia M. “Trish” Snowden, 66, of Baraboo, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at home.