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Roger Hiller

Viroqua, WI

Gerald P. “Jerry” Mezera

Bridgeport, WI

Roger Eugene Yanna

Prairie du Chien, WI

William Ehorn

Gays Mills, WI

Glen Lund

Soldiers Grove, WI

Charlotte Bell

Gays Mills, WI

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Roger Eugene Yanna
 

Prairie du Chien, WI
Roger Eugene Yanna age 81 of Prairie du Chien passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, WI. 
   He was born June 27, 1934 in Livingston, WI the son of Henry and Alice (Gundlach) Yanna.  He proudly served his country in the US Army. 
   He married Virginia Ginny Robinson on July 20, 1957 in Lancaster, WI.  She preceded him in death on November 20, 2006. 
   Roger retired in 1991 after 34 years as a district sales manager for Gail Company.  In his retirement he enjoyed gardening, visiting with friends and cooking.  He was an avid Green Bay Packer / Wisconsin Badger fan and a Harley Davidson enthusiast.  Roger had a natural mechanical aptitude to re-make existing objects to perform better than they were originally designed.
   He is survived by his sons, Donald of Prairie du Chien, Kenneth of Swisher, IA and Steven of Portage, WI, his sister Marquita Marcopoli of Cleveland, OH along with his grandchildren Jessica and Bryan Yanna. 
   He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
   A gathering of family and friends will be Monday, April 4, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien.  Military honors will be accorded by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Rock Church Cemetery in Livingston, WI.  www.garrityfuneralhome.com

Charlotte Bell, 84, of Gays Mills, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at Sannes Skogdalen Nursing Home in Soldiers Grove.            
   She was born near Soldiers Grove on August 14, 1931 to Dowaine and Mabel (Potts) Conley.  She worked at Peoples State Bank in Soldiers Grove for sixteen years.
   She married Lynn Bell, Jr. on May 29, 1965 at the Soldiers Grove Church of Christ. They farmed near Bell Center for many years.    In 1990 they moved to Gays Mills. Among her hobbies were reading, crossword puzzles, and scrabble.
   She was preceded in death by her husband in 1999, her parents, one brother--Reg Conley.
   She is survived by one son:  Jamie (Julie) of Brillion, Wis.; one daughter:  Jo Ellen (Kevin) Rott; 5 grand children:  Taylor Mather, Mara ( Bell ) Veltus, McKenna Bell, Ciara Rott, Liam Rott; and 1 great grandson:  Zachary Mather.
   Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb.  23, at 12 noon at the Sime Funeral Home in  Readstown.
   Friends may call from 10 AM until time of services.  Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

Glen Lund, 64, of Soldiers Grove, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse.
   He was born in Boscobel, Wis. on Nov. 5, 1951 to William and Mary (Groom) Lund.
   In 1969, he graduated from North Crawford High School, where he was a great wrestler who went to State in 1968 and 1969.  He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and graduated from the Fox Valley Technical College in 1972.  He farmed for a number of years, raising many acres of tobacco.  He later went to work in road construction until his retirement in 2011.
   He married Siri Davig in 1973. They had two children (William and Melissa). He later married Jeanie Sanders in 1994. They had two boys Jesse and Andrew, along with two step children Ron and Tara Sanders.
   His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and cutting firewood for anybody who needed it.  He was known as "Mr. Cribbage".  He raised fantastic gardens.
   He is survived by three sons:  William (Heather) of Soldiers Grove, Jesse of Gays Mills, and Andrew of Gays Mills; one daughter:  Melissa of Madison; his mother Mary Lund of Boscobel; his grandchildren:  William and Vada Lund, Kayla Coy, Ethan and Emily Lein, and Alexis and Matthew Sanders; three brothers:  Greg (MaryJane) of Boscobel, Ed (Maggie) of Gays Mills, and Joe (Bernice) of Soldiers Grove; his special friend Siri Lund; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
   He was preceded in death by his father, and two brothers:  Gene and Randy.
   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 2 PM at Sime Funeral Home in Readstown. Pastor Chuck Miller will officiate.        Friends may call on Thursday from 11 AM until time of services at 2 PM.
   Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

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Gerald P. “Jerry” Mezera
 

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Roger Hiller
 

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Gerald P. “Jerry” Mezera age 73 of Bridgeport passed away peacefully Sunday, January 31, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family following a brief illness.
   He was born April 1, 1942 in Prairie du Chien, WI the son of Clarence and Ruth (Fritsche) Mezera.
   Jerry was a dedicated father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family more than anything else. He was a devoted son, working beside his parents and caring for them. A hard working farmer, he spent his entire life on the family farm.
   Any spare time he had, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, more often than not with one or more grandchildren by his side.
   He is survived by his children, Kim (Todd Dewey) Mezera of Dallas, TX, Kathy (Alan) Flansburgh of Prairie du Chien, Kevin Mezera of Bagley, WI and Austin Mezera of Bridgeport, his loving companion Anita Schneider of Bridgeport, his sister Lynda Standorf of Dubuque, IA, 15 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother in law Ronald Standorf.
   Funeral services will be Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel, Reverend Joe Irvin officating, with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien.
   Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Saturday one hour prior to services. www.garrityfuneralhome.com


 William Ehorn
 

William Ehorn, 88, of Gays Mills, Wisconsin passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the University Hospital in Madison.
   He was born on May 23, 1927 in Crawford County, Wisconsin to William and Gertrude (Fleming) Ehorn. He graduated from Aquinas High School in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. He was a dairy farmer who farmed on his family's farm in Rolling Ground all his life.
   He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the St. Jude Society, and a lifelong member of St. Philip's Catholic Church.
   He was preceded in death by his parents.
   He is survived by one brother, Lawrence of Madison, and one sister, Eunice (Jerold) Brown of Milwaukee; was the beloved uncle of Jerry Brown, Larry Brown, Trudi Hallinan, and Julee Tanner; the beloved great-uncle of Mary Brown, Michael Brown, Ethan Brown, Jonathan Brown, Kevin Hallinan, Lucy Hallinan, Veronica Tanner, and Sophia Tanner; and was the favorite patient of Dr. Nalini Rajamannan.
   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM at St. Philip's Catholic Church near Soldiers Grove, preceded by visitation at 10:00 AM. Father Zachary Beya will officiate and burial will be in the St. Philip's Cemetery.
   The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown is serving the family.  Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

Roger Hiller, 73, of Viroqua, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at his home
    He was born in Soldiers Grove to Alfred and Mae (Guist) Hiller.  He married Bonnie Lovaas in 1960. They later divorced.
   He worked for Wisconsin Power and Light Company as a meter reader.  He later worked for General Motors in Janesville. He also worked for Concrete Structures in bridge building.
   He was an avid horseman who went on numerous trail rides and wagon train trips.  He was the former president of Circle V Riding Club.  His favorite horse was April.  He also loved to play pool, fish and hunt.  He will be particularly missed by his many Amish friends who traveled with him to so many places.  His many friends and family will also miss his stories about life growing up in the country long ago.
   He is survived by his daughter:  Lori Hiller of Janesville; 1 grandson:  Trenton Hiller of Janesville;  1 brother:  Richard of Newville, Wis.; 4 sisters:  Martha (Harley) Hirschfield of Janesville, Mary Dull of Janesville, Evelyn Peterson of Lancaster, and Marlene Emery of Onalaska.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son:  Tim Hiller; 4 infant siblings; and 2 adult sisters:  Alfreda Johnston and Judy Eichelt.
   Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 20, at 2 PM at Kickapoo United Lutheran church at Folsom.   Pastor Chuck Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the South Kickapoo Cemetery .  
   Friends may call from 11 AM until time of services on Sunday at the church. Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

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