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Nanson, Donald. Donald Nanson of Baraboo passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2001 at St. Clare Meadows at the age of 83. Donald was born on Oct. 19, 1917 in Hazel Green, Wis. to Jesse and Stella Mae (Nolte) Nanson. He retired from Badger Army Ordinance Plant in the early 1970's. Don enjoyed watching the Badgers and the Packers and was a volunteer at Circus World Museum. He was also the president of St. Clare Meadows resident council. Don was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, the Elks Club #688 and a member of the Golden K. Donald is survived by: four children, Sally (Frank) Aparo, Omaha, Neb., Bill Nanson, Omaha, Sue Nanson, Wausau and Corda (Don) Barthlow, Tucson, Ariz.; ten grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Robert (Dorothy) Nanson, Tucson; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, three wives and one great-grandson. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001 at Trinity Episcopal Church at 4 p.m. with Father Christopher Young officiating. Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until the time of services at the church. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Neilis, William. JOLIET, Ill. - William T. "Bill" Neilis, age 77, died peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at his home under the care of his loving family and Joliet Area Community Hospice. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Elaine; daughter, Jan (Tod) Masters of Joliet, Ill., Lori (Mike) Pool of Highlands Ranch, Colo., Sue (Fred) Thompson of Shorewood, Ill., formerly of Baraboo and Marci (Mike) Mason of Channahon, Ill.; grandchildren, Bill (Naomi) Wisneski, Mike (Kim) Wisneski, Mike Pool, Mandy (Nate) Barbour, Lindsey Pool; Brian (Becky) Thompson of Baraboo, Jeff (Katie) Thompson of Andover, Minn. formerly of Baraboo; Scott Thompson of Baraboo and Alissa Mason; proud great-grandfather of Josh, Zachary, Ryan Wisneski and Ava Thompson. Funeral services for Bill Neilis will be Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Father Burke Masters will officiate. Inurnment will be in Elmhurst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory to Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated. The family will receive all friends and relatives on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Roads, Joliet, Ill. For information, call (815) 741-5500

Neuman, John C. John C Neuman, age 73 of 745 Mound Streed passed away suddenly early yesterday, August 28, 1980 at St. Clare Hospital shortly after being taken there. He was born June 26, 1907 in the Town of Baraboo, the son of John and Pauline Steinhorst Neuman. He married the former Evelyn Stopper April 30, 1930 in Baraboo, she survives. He was a retired employee of the city water department and was employed for many years by the North American Car Corporation. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Surviving besides his wife is one brother, Harold Neuman of Baraboo and one half-brother Dale Zimmerman of Baraboo; five sisters, Mrs. Albert (Mabel) Belter of Baraboo; Mrs. Edgar (Viola) Guetzke, Madison; Mrs. Laura Dittmar, Watertown; Mrs. Elsie Jesse, Lodi; Mrs. Victor (Edna) HOlland of Madison; two half-sisters, Mrs. Joseph (Joan) Chaplain, Chicago; Mrs. Harold (Esther) Neuman, Baraboo. He was preceded in death by one sister. Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pastor Emil G. Topel will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 pm sunday at the Hanson-Mooney Funeral Home and from 12:30 until the time of services on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Newman, Laura (Coome). Mrs. Laura Newman, widow of William J. Newman, died Jan. 3, 1953 at the age of 85 years. She was born in the town of Delton, Sauk County, Wisconsin, May 18th, 1867 to William and Martha Coome. On October 12, 1896 she was married to William J. Newman of Delton, Wis., and came to Baraboo to reside. To this union two children were born, Robert, who died at the age of 15 months and Martha, Mrs. Roy Lindgren of Baraboo. A step-son, Richard Newman and family also reside here. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Larry and Bruce Lindgren, 8 step-grandchildren, 18 step-great-grandchildren, one brother, Tom Coome of Salem, So. Dak., and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1922 and the son, Robert, in infancy. Mrs. Newman united with the First M. E. church in 1910, Rev. Ross was pastor at the time. Funeral services for Mrs. Newman were held Tuesday, Jan. 6th, at 2 o’clock at the Scheible funeral home, the Rev. H. W. Singer officiating. Burial was made in Webster’s Prairie cemetery in the town of Delton. Taken from the Baraboo Paper of January 13, 1953.

Nicholls, Arlyne M. Arlyne M. Nicholls, age 92, of Baraboo, formerly of Reedsburg, died on Monday, February 25, 2002, at the Wisconsin Dells Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on May 30, 1909, the daughter of D. G. Krueger and Emma (Behnke) Krueger. On April 4, 1937, Arlyne was united in marriage to Ted Nicholls in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1941. Arlyne was employed as a hairdresser for many years. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Art Krueger; sisters, Dorothy Stomner, and Marion Sweeney; nephew, John Krueger. She is survived by her niece and nephews, James Stomner of Wisconsin Dells, Peter Sweeney of Reedsburg, Sally (James) McGowan of Wisconsin Dells, Tim (Sandy) Sweeney of Loveland, CO; great nephews, Casey McGowan of Wisconsin Dells and Brett Krueger of Hawaii; great nieces, Jennifer and Angie Sweeney of Loveland, CO; sister-in-law, Amy Krueger of Reedsburg; and family friend, Joe Vodak of Baraboo. Private family services for Arlyne M. Nichols will be conducted at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements

Nichols, Thomas. News October 22, 1936 Many Baraboo people, especially those familiar with the Ringling circus, will learn with regret of the passing of Thomas Nichols, 78, for many years with the circus, “Tommy” was an acrobat with the Barnums during their earlier days and later with the Ringlings, and he had also achieved recognition as a dancer. He was identified with the circus for 70 years, and when his advancing years prevented his carrying on as an acrobat he became a ticket-taker.

Niebuhr, William. William Niebuhr was crushed beneath his car when it overturned and went to the ditch Tuesday forenoon. Mr. Niebuhr, who lived on the former Gregory farm, two miles southwest of the city had been in Reedsburg in the morning calling at several places on business. He told several that he was going to Cazenovia to see a man about selling his farm. When a quarter of a mile from the bridge this side of Cazenovia, his car left the road, turning completely over, throwing the machine to the ditch, ten feet deep and the driver who was alone, was pinned beneath. Persons who saw the accident rushed to the place but had to secure a nearby team to assist before the injured man could be released. He died before the doctor's office was reached. Mr. Niebuhr was 46 years old. He was married to Ida Backman on May 1, 1907 and his wife and six children and three brothers and three sisters survive. The funeral will be held from St. John's tomorrow, June 5th. Those who came from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Verthein, Esther Hagenah of Delavan, Mr. and Mrs. L. Neitzel and Mrs. G. Mader of Wisconsin Rapids and Mrs. Elizabeth Von der Ohe and Emma and Agnes of West Salem and Mr. and Mrs. H. Drescher of Sumpter. Taken from the Reedsburg Times of June 4, 1931

Niebuhr, Myra H. Myra H. Niebuhr, age 87 of Baraboo, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2003 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center. Myra, the daughter of Sophus and Myra Kate (Cameron) Hanson, was born on April 16, 1916 in Spooner, Wis. She was united in marriage to Alton Niebuhr in Spooner, on September 12, 1945. He preceded her in death in 1992. She is survived by three children, Roberta (Robert) Ghiloni of Baraboo, John (Mary) Eagle River, Wis., and Janis Schultz (Steve Belter) of Baraboo; four grandchildren, Jenny, Becky, Taira and Mark; and two great-grandchildren, Kathrine and Nathan. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at the Bolger Funeral Home, 1212 First Avenue, in Woodruff, Wis. Burial will follow in the Forest Garden Cemetery in Woodruff. The Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo is assisting the family.

 Niederklopfer, Adam J. Adam J. Niederklopfer, age 25 of Baraboo, died on Tuesday, October 28, 2003. He was born in Baraboo on March 13, 1978, the son of Michael and Robin (Lange) Niederklopfer. He graduated from Baraboo High School in 1997. Adam was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing and riding his Harley. He is survived by his parents, Michael and Robin Niederklopfer of Baraboo; a sister, Katherine McKittrick of Baraboo; grandparents, Don and Thelma Niederklopfer of Prairie du Sac and Barbara Lange of Rock Springs; two nieces, Anna and Kianna McKittrick; his fiance, Jolanta of Reedsburg; several aunts and uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, Sauk City, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2003 with Pastor Robert Rieke officiating. Interment will be in the Sauk City Cemetery.

Nimmow, Edgar. The body of Edgar Nimmow of Madison, formerly of Ableman, was brought to Ableman for burial on Thursday afternoon, April 29, 1937. Services were held at two o'clock at the Lutheran church with Rev. Phillip Lehman officiating. Edgar Nimmow, who was 26 years of age, fell 15 ft. from a scaffolding to the concrete on Tuesday, April 27, and died three hours later without regaining consciousness. He had been working for the Vogel construction company of Madison. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Dorothea Nimmow, and two brothers, Waldemar and Sigmund, of Ableman, and three sisters, Thecla, Esther and Irene of Madison.

Novak, Andrew E. Andrew E. Novak, 77 of Reedsburg, formerly of Homewood, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on October 10, 1927, in Clarksburg, W. Va., the son of Andrew and Annie (nee Sandor) Novak, Sr. On October 7, 1950, Andrew was united in marriage to Frances L. Leszek in Uniontown, Penn. This marriage was blessed with two children. Andrew was a member of the Reedsburg VFW Post 1916 and the Chicago Heights, Ill. Post 2825. He is survived by his wife, Frannie of Reedsburg; children, Edward Novak of Joliet, Ill. and Debra (David) Shepard of Reedsburg; grandchildren, Christi (Andrew) Menias of Joliet, Ill., April (Steve) Narjes of Park Forest, Ill., Bryan Novak of Park Forest, Ill., David Shepard of Reedsburg and Debra (James) Schneider of Reedsburg; great-grandchildren, Selena and Andrew Menias, Rachel Lynn Narjes and Jordan Shepard; brothers and sisters, Joseph (Susan) Novak, Marjorie (Louis) Gordon, Julius (Duletta) Novak, Betty Wheeler, Stephen (Marian) Novak, Maryanne (Wayne) Anderson, all of Ohio; sister-in-law, Marilyn Novak of Penn.; several nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends. A memorial service for Andrew E. Novak will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at the Farber Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Corbin officiating. Military Honors will be performed by the Reedsburg VFW Post 1916. Friends may call on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.