Jackson, Ethel G. Ethel G. Jackson, age 86, of Reedsburg, died Monday morning in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on February 7, 1915 in the Township of Winfield, Sauk County, the daughter of John G. and Maude (Pelton) Jackson. Ethel was employed at Hankscraft for many years until her retirement. She was a faithful member of the Church of God and a member of the Reedsburg Senior Citizens. Ethel enjoyed doing embroidery work, traveling and country western music. Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law: Everett and Thiau Jackson, of Baraboo; nieces and nephews; her extended family at the Sauk County Health Care Center; other relatives and a host of friends. She was preceded n death by one brother: John D. Jackson and two sisters: Olive Luedtke and Evelyn Jorgensen. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Wednesday at the SAUK COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER CHAPEL in Reedsburg with Rev. Paul Lund officiating. Interment will be Greenwood Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 until 6:00 PM on Tuesday at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg and also from 12:30 PM until the time of the service on Wednesday at the health care center. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sauk County Health Care Center or the Church of God would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Jackson, Armand G. Armand G. Jackson, age 83, of LaValle, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on September 23, 1917 in the Township of Woodland, the son of Albert and Mathilda (Mortimer) Jackson. He graduated from Wonewoc High School, class of 1936. On March 22, 1939 he was united in marriage to Clarice M. Beier at her parent's home. After their marriage, they farmed in the Township of Woodland and operated a grocery store in Valton for several years. They moved to Black Earth in 1963 where they lived for 25 years. He served as the township of Woodland treasurer, clerk and assessor for many years. Armand and Clarice sang for funerals, weddings and other occasions both in Black Earth and in the Valton area. He is survived by his wife, Clarice Jackson of LaValle; daughter: Kathleen (Mike) Stull of Nappanee, IN; son: Alan Jackson of Hillsboro; eight grandchildren: Jim, Gary, Alan, John, Sarah and Rebekah Jackson, and Michael jr. and Shane Stull; nine great-grandchildren; sister Wilma Huntly of Grantsburg; sister-in-law Mable Jackson of LaValle; a special friend Ruthie Jackson; along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Bonard Albert, his parents; a brother, Arland Jackson and a sister, Thelma Jackson. Memorial services for Armand G. Jackson were conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, January 8, 2001 at the Valton Wesleyan Church with Reverand Terry Wolrol officiating. Friends called on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home in Wonewoc and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Burial of the cremains will be in the Valton Cemetery at a later date.
Jackson, Matilda (Mortimer). Matilda Mortimer, daughter of James and Melinda Holderman Mortimer, was born in the town of Woodland on Jan. 9, 1883. She passed away at the Reedsburg hospital on Feb. 1, 1956, following an illness of three days, at the age of 73 years and 23 days. She was married to Albert Jackson Feb. 27, 1901. Two sons and two daughters were born to this union. She is survived by her sons and two daughters – Arland and wife Mabel, LaValle; Gail and wife Clarice, Valton; Thelma, at home; Wilma and husband Robert Huntley, of Grantburg. By her eight grandchildren, Leota Jackson White and James Jackson; Nick, Rona Lee, Kim and Jackson Huntley; and Alan and Kathleen Jackson. By her one great grandchild, Randy White. Two sisters, Alice McKinsey, Wonewoc, and Tressie Leatherberry, Lodi, and one brother, Glenn Mortimer, Valton, also survive. Her husband preceded her in death by 14 months. She had been a member of the Valton Friends church for 48 years. Funeral services were held at the Valton Friends church on Sunday with Rev. Henderson and Eastman of the Friends church and Rev. Poe of the Wesleyan Methodist church officiating. Pallbearers were Isador Miller, Archie Shore, Ronald Mortimer, Leo Thompson, Elvie Lampke, and Vern Beier. Interment was in the Valton cemetery.
Jacoby, Shirley Marie. Shirley Marie Jacoby, age 74, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001 at her home. She was born in Des Plains, Ill. on Sept. 2, 1927, the daughter of the late Reinhard and Margaret (Uebersax) Stolte. She was united in marriage to Arlan Jacoby on April 26, 1947. The couple farmed in the town of Honey Creek. Shirley was a member of the Denzer United Methodist Church, Sauk Prairie Auxiliary and Honey Creek Badgerettes Homemakers. She and her husband also started the Honey Creek Badger 4H Club. Her family was the greatest joy in her life. She is survived by: four children, LaVon (John) Schroeder of Oshkosh, Kristine (Daryl) Rittenhouse of Oregon, Jean (Bob) Fay of Baraboo and Jeff Jacoby of Janesville; eight grandchildren, Jill, Kelly, Jessica, Chad, Pat, Matt, Dan and Richard; a great-grandson, Matthew; a brother, Edward (Carol) Stolte of Reedsburg; a half-sister, Laurie (Richard) Bittner of Baraboo; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlan on Nov. 23, 1993. Funeral services will be held at the Denzer United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001 with Pastor Diane Vielhuber officiating. Burial will be in the Denzer Cemetery. Friends may call at Gnewikow-Hooverson Funeral Home, Sauk City, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, 2001.
Jahn, Virginia. Virginia L. Jahn of Baraboo, age 49, passed away on Friday, August 1, 2003 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, after a brief battle with cancer. She was surrounded by the many people whose lives she touched. Virginia was born on March 5, 1954 to Leo and Marie(Zimmerly) Severson. In 1970 she was united in marriage to David D. Jahn. Virginia is survived by seven children, David A. Jahn, Baraboo, Stacy (Richard) Miotke, Baraboo, Tracy (Dallas) Simmons, Baraboo, Travis Jahn, Baraboo, Luke Jahn, Baraboo, Amber Fulcer, Baraboo, Ashley Fulcer, Baraboo, nine grandchildren, Samantha, Danille, Deanna, Nicole, Kelly, Colin, Ashley, Alexis, and Tess. She is also survived by special friends of the family, John and Courtney Sigafus, John and Vicki Blevins, Tom and Jenny Hansen, and John and Susan Winbun, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2003 at 7:00 PM at the Redlin Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Ohrtman officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, August 7, 2003. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4:00 PM until the time of services at the funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.
Janechek, Frank W. Frank W. Janechek, 78, Wonewoc, passed away on Monday, December 9, 1963, after an illness of about one year. He died at the home of his son Harry at Wonewoc. He was the son of Wencel and Barbara Janecheck and was born March 7, 1885 in Greenwood township. On September 19, 1911, he was united in marriage with Julia Root at Hillsboro. They spent their entire life in the Quaker Valley Community where they farmed. To this union seven children were born. Survivors include his wife; five sons, Harry, Wonewoc: Ray, Hillsboro; Francis, LaValle; and Donald and Harvey, both of Mauston; two daughters, Mrs. Virgil Mortimer, Wonewoc; and Mrs. Ralph Woodruff, Hillsboro; two sisters, Mrs. William Bulin and Mrs. Julia Beranek, both of Yuba; two brothers, Ed and James, both of Yuba; and 20 grandchildren. Funeral services were held December 12, from the Grace Methodist church, Wonewoc, with Rev. Kenneth Gelhaus officiating. Interment was in the Champion Valley Cemetery at Yuba. Card of Thanks: Our thanks are sincerely extended to all who helped in any way at the time of the passing of our beloved husband and father; the pallbearers, the singer, the organist, those who left money and furnished flowers and the many acts of kindness. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. The Frank Janecheck Family.
Jeffress, Marie (Stickler). Obituary, Nov. 5, 2002 St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouri Marie Jeffress 1936-2002 Mrs. Marie Jeffress, 66, St. Joseph, Missouri, died Sunday, November 3, 2002 at a St. Joseph hospital after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Jeffress was a day care teacher for over fifteen years, most recently at Wyatt Park Baptist Church. Born February 12, 1936 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. She lived most of her life in St. Joseph. On May 5, 1955 she married Homer E. “Jeff” Jeffress, Jr. He preceded her in death September 24, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Rhoda (Mortimer) Stickler. Mrs. Jeffress was a member of Wyatt Park Baptist Church where she was formerly active in the Baptist Women’s Association. Survivors: two sons, Robert B. Jeffress, St. Joseph, Mo., and Gary S. Jeffress, Savannah, Mo.; two daughters, Pam Lloyd, St. Joseph, and Carol J. McCollum, Agency, Mo.; ten grandchildren; one brother, Jim Stickler, Topeka, Kan.; four sisters, Pat Gallacher, Sacramento, Calif., Joyce Sykes, Idaho, Linda Stickler, Arizona and Sherry Hawkins, Arizona. Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Meierhoffer Family Service Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Family Funeral Service, where friends may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday. The family suggests memorial gifts to the Humane Society, P.O. Box 6036, St. Joseph, Missouri 64506.
Jeffries, Homer M. March 19, 1956 Homer M. Jeffries, 77, passed away Monday afternoon at a Milwaukee hospital. Mr. Jeffries was a lifelong resident of Baraboo until about one year ago when he went to Milwaukee. He was a member of the Baraboo Masonic lodge. Surviving Mr. Jeffries are one daughter, Cecelia, Mrs. Louis Orlove, and one son Albert W., of Milwaukee, and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Agnes, in April, 1955.
Jesse, Dahlia. Mrs Leonard (Dahlia) Jesse, 67 Baraboo, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, Yesterday, June 29, 1977. Mrs. Jesse was a Baraboo resident for six months. Before that she lived in Honey Creek for 34 years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and the Ladie's Aid Society of St. John's Leland. Survivors are: her husband, Leonard: two sons, Gordon and Arnold, Baraboo; six sisters, Mrs. Albert (Mabel) Belter, Baraboo, Mrs. Edgar (Viola) Guetzke, Oregon, Mrs. Laura Dittmar, Watertown, Mrs. Elsie Jesse, Lodi, Mrs. Victor (Edna) Holland, Monona, Mrs. Joseph (Joan) Chaplin, Illinois; two brothers, John and Harold Neuman, Baraboo; her half-sister, Mrs. Esther Neuman; her half brother, Dale Zimmerman, Baraboo; four grandchildren, her mother-in-law, Bertha Jesse, Baraboo; her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Gordon (Romona) Jesse, Baraboo and other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 2 at 2 pm at St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastor Emil Topel officiating. Friends may call on Friday from 7 to 9 pm at Redlin's funeral home or at the church Saturday from 12:30 pm until the time of services at the church. Burial will be made in Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Jesse, Gordon L. Gordon L. Jesse, age 70 of Baraboo, passed away on Monday morning, August 4, 2003 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. Gordon, the son of Leonard H. and Adelia (Neuman) Jesse, was born on August 11, 1932 in Baraboo. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. Gordon was united in marriage to Ramona Klemm on October 20, 1956 in Baraboo. He retired as a foreman from the City of Baraboo Water Department after 34 years. He was a member and Past-Commander of Baraboo American Legion Post 26. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Jesse of Baraboo; 4 children, Daniel Jesse of Baraboo, David (Debra) Jesse of Baraboo, Douglas (Rebecca) Jesse of Rock Springs, Melissa (Todd) Stieve of Baraboo; 8 grandchildren, Jeremiah and Darin Jesse, Amanda, Adehlia and Alexis Stieve, Robin (Bill) Ireland, and Amy and Lisa Jesse; 1 great-granddaughter, Mariah Ireland; 1 brother, Arnold Jesse of Baraboo; other relatives and friends. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 8, 2003 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastors Deb and Steve Ohrtman officiating. Burial will take place in the Walnut Hill Cemetery where military rites will be accorded. Friends may call on Thursday, August 7, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Redlin Funeral Home; and on Friday, at the church, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Dialysis Department of St. Clare Hospital.
Jesse, Florence M. (Mielke). FLORENCE M. JESSIE, age 83, died on Wednesday, January 29, 1997 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City (Wisconsin). She was born near North Freedom in Sauk County on October 20, 1913, the daughter of the late Otto and Ida (SCHWANZ) MIELKE. She graduated from Baraboo High School in 1931 and was united in marriage to Clarence J. JESSIE on March 7, 1934 in Baraboo. Before retiring, Florence was employed as a secretary by Badger Army Ammunition Plant, Attorneys Ploetz and Glynn of Prairie du Sac, and at the Sauk County Courthouse. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Sac, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, sang in the choir and was a member of the ELCA Women’s group. She is survived by 2 sons, Norma JESSIE of Port Washington and Neal JESSIE of Prairie du Sac; 3 daughters, Lois (Hugh) BUCHANAN of Osseo, Jane (George) ALLAM of Thiensville and Jean JESSIE of Port Washington; 2 sisters, Esther GUNDLACH of Reedsburg and Meta MUELLER of North Freedom; 2 granddaughters, Rebecca BUCHANAN of San Antonio, TX and Emily (Jon-Mark) PETTERSEN of Sioux City, IA; a great-grandson, Brandon BUCHANAN of San Antonio, TX; a sister-in-law, Irene MIELKE of Baraboo; a brother0in-law, Raymond (Frantie) JESSIE of North Freedom; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, her husband, Clarence J. Jessie in 1975; 2 brothers, Fred and Obert Mielke; and 3 sisters, Bertha SMITH, Clara PUTTKAMER and Evelyn YOUNG, preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 11:00 am on Friday, January 31, 1997 with Pastor Andy Jones officiating Burial will be in the Prairie du Sac Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 30, 1997 at Gnewikow-Hooverson Funeral Home and also at the church on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of service.
Jessie, Anna Mary (Bethscheider). Mrs. Frank Jessie, 84, a former town of Sumpter resident died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Glenn Slark, Lodi, where she had lived for the past three and a half years. She and her husband, who died in 1946, operated a farm in the town of Sumpter for 35 years. Besides Mrs. Slark, she is survived by two sons, Clarence, Prairie du Sac; and Raymond, Town of Sumpter; a brother, John Bethscheider, North Freedom; a half brother, Paul Kuhnau, Milwaukee, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral services are being held today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Gattschall and Gruber funeral home, Prairie du Sac, the Rev. Henry Ferch officiating.
Jessie, Frank. October 16, 1946 Frank Jessie, aged 72 years, was born in the Town of Honey Creek on May 29, 1874 and died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in the Village of Prairie du Sac, early Wednesday morning, October 16, 1946. He spent his childhood and youth in Honey Creek, and on April 24, 1906, was united in marriage with Anna Bethscheider of Honey Creek. They settled on a farm in the Town of Sumpter. His entire life was spent in this community. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Anna, two sons, Clarence of Prairie du Sac, Raymond of the Town of Sumpter, and a daughter, Mrs. Glenn Slark of Lodi, one brother John of Argonne, Wisconsin, a sister, Miss Elizabeth Jessie of Milwaukee, one half-brother, Andrew Hackbush, of Witwen, and eight grandchildren, as well as many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother. Mr. Jessie was a man with a very cheerful disposition and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Gattshall & Gruber Funeral Home, with Rev. E. A. Hendrichs officiating. “Abide with Me” and “I Lay My Sins On Jesus” were beautifully rendered by Mrs. E. A. Hendrichs with Mrs. Hilmer Soelle at the piano. Pallbearers were all former neighbors of the deceased, John Litscher, Alex Steuber, Edwin Keitel, Ervin Young, Harry Groth and Otto Peetz. Relatives attending the funeral services from out of town were: J. K. Jesse of Argonne, Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jessie of Rhinelander, Miss Elizabeth Jessie of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hackbush of Witwen, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dahlman of Baraboo, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kuhnau of Black Hawk, John Bethscheider, Charles Kuhnau and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Kuhnau of Honey Creek.
Jessop, Harry L. Harry L. Jessop was born Mar. 20, 1887 at LaValle, the son of Junius and Medora Jessop. On Mar. 11, 1914, he was married to Bertha C. Mosing. He worked for the Wisconsin Power and Light Company for 17 years before his retirement. He was a faithful member of the Cazenovia Methodist church. He died Thursday, Oct. 28 in a Reedsburg hospital after a long illness. Survivors include two brothers, Edward, LaValle; and Leo, Black River Falls; and three sisters, Mrs. Martha Gardner, LaValle’ Mrs. Henry Rollette, Cazenovia; and Mrs. Thorpe Blossom, Madison. Mrs. Jessop and two brothers, Tom and Ray, preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct 31 from the Cazenovia Methodist church. Rev. Norbert Miller officiated, and burial was in Oak Lawn cemetery at LaValle.
Jewell, Adele C. Baraboo - Adele C. Jewell, age 94 of Baraboo, formerly of Loganville, died on Wednesday, January 24, 1996 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. She was born on November 15, 1901 in Ableman, Wisconsin, the daughter of Daniel and Ella (Gross- krueger) Gall. She was married to Dr. Ernest Jewell on October 9, 1925 in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Loganville. Their marriage was blessed with two children. Dr. Jewell, who was Loganville's family physician, preceded her in death on November 21, 1958. She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert, a granddaughter, Kimberly Rene Jewell; brothers Albert, William, Daniel, Herman, and Ernest Gall, and a sister, Ida Gade. She was a member of St. Peter's Ladies Aid and the Medical Wives Auxiliary. She is survived by her son, Dr. Richard (Jeanette) Jewell, Madison; two grandchildren, Todd E. Jewell, Madison, and Lisa Jewell-Papelbon, Milwaukee; one greatgrandchild, Paige Papelbon; a sister, Ella Cottrill, and several nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, January 29, 1996 at 11:00 A.M. in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Loganville, with Rev. Ronald Rassmussen officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at the church. The family requests memorials of remembrance to be made to St. Peter's Handicap Fund in lieu of flowers. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jinkins, Veta J. Veta J. Jinkins, age 79, formerly of Rock Springs, died on Wednesday, September 4, 2002 in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on January 22, 1923 in Ramsey, Illinois, the daughter of Albert and Edith (Macrafic) Bafford. On July 21, 1941 she was married to Garland F. Jinkins. Together they operated Jinkin's Riverside Grocery in Rock Springs for many years. She later worked at Badger Ordnance until her retirement. Survivors include five children: Garland R. (Joyce) Jinkins, of Walworth; Cheryl (Tom) Hinz, of Baraboo; Ronald (Linda) Jinkins, of Walworth; Kathleen (Steven) Foss, of Rockford, Illinois and Karyl (Paul) Chapman, of Ammon, Idaho; thirteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; four brothers; two sisters; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland, on May 16, 1977; a great grandson, Josh Lewellyn; one sister and one brother. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday at the HOOF FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Tomah. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
Johns, Byron G. Byron G. Johns, 72, Reedsburg, died Sunday, April 26, 1987 in the Reedsburg Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born on August 4, 1914 in Beloit, to Louis and Mildred (Hammet) Johns. HE was a member of the Eagles in Reedsburg and a veteran of WWII. Survivors include one son, Jerry Johns, Allentown, PA; one daughter, Suzanne Lewellyn, Canton, TX; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, April 29 at 1 p.m. in the Gant Funeral Home with Reverend Howard Wynne officiating. Burial followed in Greenwood cemetery. Friends called from 10 a.m. till time of service on Wednesday at the Gant Funeral Home. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.
Johnson, Frances E. Frances E. Johnson, 95, Madison, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at Meriter Health Care Center. She was born on July 5, 1905, in Sparta, the daughter of Irving and Alma (nee Harris) Hager. Her family moved from Sparta to Minot, N.D. and from there to Reedsburg where Frances attended kindergarten through high school, graduating in 1922. She was also a graduate of Sauk County Normal School, Reedsburg, and UW-Milwaukee, where she received a master's degree in education. Frances taught in a rural school close to Reedsburg for two years and an elementary school in Edgerton for seven years. After the death of her husband, Adolph William Johnson of Edgerton in 1945, she taught in the Milwaukee public schools until her retirement in 1970. Frances is survived by a nephew, Conrad (Carolyn) Hager and their two children, Mark and Sara Hager. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Lewis Hager; a sister-in-law, Mary Hager Gandolph; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Frances has requested that there be no visitation or funeral services. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Reedsburg. Gunderson East Funeral Home of Madison assisted the family with arrangements.
Johnston, Mary (Snyder). Mrs. Mary Johnston, 83 highly respected resident of the Village of Wonewoc, passed away March 17th at St. Joseph’s hospital, Hillsboro, Wis. Mary Snyder, daughter of Milanda Batteral and Lawrence Snyder, was born in Woodland Township, Sauk County, August 23, 1873. She attended school and grew to young womanhood in that community. In 1891 she was united in marriage with Albert Mortimer who preceded her in death in 1927. In the year of 1947 she was united in marriage to Thomas Johnston of Lime Ridge who preceded her in death on October 5, 1949. Funeral services were held in the Thompson Funeral Home, Wonewoc on Wednesday, March 20th and at the Friends Church at Valton with the Rev. Henderson officiating. Burial was in Pine Eden cemetery. Surviving Mrs. Johnston are two sisters, Mrs. Rose Harvey of Berkeley, California and Mrs. Eva Leatherberry of Baraboo; one brother, Walter Snyder of Hillsboro; three sister-in-laws’ a brother-in-law; a step-son Melvin Johnston, and family of Lime Ridge; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Jones, Duane A. “Buck”. Duane "Buck" A. Jones of Baraboo passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2001 at St. Clare Hospital at the age of 67. Buck was born on February 9, 1934 in Baraboo to Harold and Evelyn (Miller) Jones. He married Eulaine "Lanie" Shew in Baraboo on February 18, 1955 at St. John's Lutheran Church. During the Korean War Buck served in the U.S. Air Force. Buck worked at the Effinger Brewery, Prothero Buick and the city of Baraboo as an engineering aide. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, art and reading. Buck was a member of the Baraboo Volunteer Fire Department and St. John's Lutheran Church. Buck is survived by his wife, Lanie, Baraboo; 6 children: Mitchel Jones, Baraboo, Matthew (Vicky) Jones, Baraboo, Daryl Jones, rural Baraboo, Kelly (James) Kuska, Baraboo, Lori (Don) Finseth, Baraboo, Kenneth (Melissa) Jones, Baraboo; his Mother Evelyn DuBois, Baraboo; 7 Grandchildren: Dion (Michelle) Kuska, Trisha (Jeff) Conover, David (Fiancee Tasha) Hoeppner, Tony Mortensen, Carrie Jones, Jillian and Maxton Finseth; 3 Great Grandchildren: Megan Kuska, Chase and Kyle Conover; one sister Nancie (Marvin) Vold, rural Baraboo; 2 stepbrothers: Dale (Sonja) DuBois, Vern (Helen) DuBois; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold, his stepfather Clarence DuBois, a sister Jeanene Zimmerman and a stepbrother Eugene DuBois. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2001 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Myron Schwanke officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 from 5:00 p.m. until 8 :00 p.m. at the Redlin Funeral Home. Military rites will be accorded at the grave.
Jordan, Ruth M. Ruth M. Jordan, age 86 of Baraboo, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2002, at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. Ruth, the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Henke) Zimmerly, was born on Feb. 1, 1916 in the Town of Excelsior. She was united in marriage to Thomas Jordan after her first husband, Clarence Steinhorst, passed away. Thomas also preceded Ruth in death in August of 1989. She was a life member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in North Freedom. She is survived by one son, LaVerne (Shirley) Steinhorst of Baraboo; seven grandchildren, Rene (Marvin) Ramsey, Steven (Sara) Steinhorst, Sandra (Ralph) Miller, Kathy (Mike) Conway, Ruth Ann (Karl) Kasper, Patricia (Tom) Roberts, Thomas (Theresa) Steinhorst, all of Baraboo; 11 great-grandchildren, Michael Steinhorst, Tracy Sefkar, Joshua, Matthew and Bobbi Jo Miller, Nikita Conway, Jordan Kasper, Kaylee Roberts, Courtney and Joshua Steinhorst, and Stephanie Schwarz; one great-great-grandchild, Morgan Steinhorst; four nephews, other relatives and friends. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Clarence Steinhorst; her second husband, Thomas Jordan; three infant grandchildren, Timmy, Tammy, and Mary Ann Steinhorst; and two brothers, Ernest and Phillip Zimmerly. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2002 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in North Freedom with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will take place in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday, from 1 p.m. until the time of services, at the church. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Judd, Eugene “Dick”. Eugene "Dick' Judd, age 62, of Reedsburg, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on March 25, 1940 in Seven Mile Creek Township, to Everett and Emma (Nemitz) Judd. Dick was a very involved member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Loganville. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Hillpoint VFW Post 3434, board member of the Wisconsin Chapter of Organic Improvement Association International and a Shaklee distributor. He was a carpenter and the owner of Judd Construction. He enjoyed organic farming, hunting and general outdoor activities. His father, a brother, Steve Judd; brothers-in-law, Leonard Peper and Bob Berger and a nephew, Gary Faber, preceded him in death. He is survived by a special friend, Bonnie Holby of Reedsburg; his mother, Emma Judd and friend, Ivan Hooker of Loganville; daughters, Mary Jane (Bruce) Ramsey of Baraboo and Christine (Bob) DeMars of Baraboo; five beloved grandchildren, Nichole, Stacy Ann, Whittney, Mackenze and Samantha; sisters, Edna Mae Peper of Cross Plains, Benny (Jack) Weldy of Reedsburg, Sally (Wayne) Luther of Wonewoc, Linda (Donald) Ritzenthaler of Reedsburg and Jenny (Mike) Faber of Baraboo; brothers, "Pop" LeRoy (Trudy) Judd of Loganvile, "Hank" Leonard (Sue) Judd of Sauk City, Harley (Jeanette) Judd of Reedsburg and "Butch" Dale Judd and friend Terry of Loganville; sister-in-law, Jeannie Judd of LaValle; nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Eugene "Dick" Judd will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 29, 2002 at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Loganville with Dr. James Steinbrecher and Reverend Ron Rasmussen officiating. Military rites will be conducted at the church following the service. Friends may call on Friday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg and on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials of remembrance may be made to St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Loganville. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.