Obituaries
 

Anne N. "Dickman" Curtis

Boscobel, WI

Connie J. Pierce

Boscobel, WI

Gordon Nundahl

Boscobel/Readstown, WI

George H. Edge

Lancaster, WI

Daniel Swiggum

Towerville, WI

Doris R. Friar

Woodman, WI

Forest Sandy (2)
Luster Monuments175

Luster Monuments
&
Sunburst Memorials

We use the finest quality granite &
our work is 100% guaranteed. 
One price, our very best!

Special, 20% off on upright markers!

Lettering, Military plaques, Planters and Benches

Call John Luster
Prairie du Chien, WI

1- 608-326-6936
- E-mail


George H. Edge
 

Obit EdgeGeorge

Lancaster, WI –
George H. Edge, age 85, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Lancaster Care Center, surrounded by his family.
   He was born September 19, 1928 the son of Francis and Lela (Bennett) Edge. George married Betty J. Novinski September 19, 1950 at the Lancaster United Methodist parsonage. Together they farmed on the Edge family farm in Little Grant Township.
   George was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Mississippi Valley Lodge #86 and the Lancaster United Methodist Church. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Betty, playing cards and fishing.
   Surviving is his loving wife of almost 64 years, Betty; two daughters Dianne (Charlie) Rice, Debbie (Garry) Raymond, two daughter in laws; Rhonda (Jim) Kitelinger and Jackie Edge, 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, two sisters;  Mercedes Mumm and Velma Wetter.
   George was preceded in death by two sons; Roger and Darrell, a granddaughter Kelly Edge, two sisters; Marion Leifer and Aleise (Stanley) Wetter, two brother in laws; William Mumm and Donald Wetter.
   Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, with Pastor Barb Cook officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery.
   Friends may call on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, and on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until time of services.       The Schwartz Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lancaster is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of plants and flowers, a George H. Edge memorial fund has been established.
   Online condolences: www.martinschwartzfuneralhomes.com 

Forest Obit 3


Gordon Nundahl
 

Gordon Nundahl, 87, of Boscobel, formerly of Readstown passed away on Monday, July 28 at Mayo Health Care in LaCrosse.
   He was born on June 12, 1927 in Vernon County, Wis. to Tilman and Selma (Simonson) Nundahl.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Darlene Erickson in 1955.  They parted in 1971.  He married Leona Strait on Nov. 23, 1974.
   He farmed in Vernon County for a number of years.  He moved to Beloit and worked for the J. I. Case Company.  He later returned to this area and farmed with his brother Sylvan.
   In his younger years he liked to play the accordion while his brother Sylvan played the violin.  He also enjoyed antique cars and liked to go small game hunting.
    He is survived by his wife:  Leona of Boscobel; 1 son:  Gene (Bonnie)  Nundahl of Westby; 2 daughters:  Debra (Brad) Strupp of Reedsburg and Linda (Robert) Morrison of Viroqua; 7 grandchildren:  Jason Nundahl, Heather Bergman, Chelsie Nundahl, Ryan Morrison, Tyler Morrison, Cody Morrison, and Jordan Strupp; 6 great grandchildren:  Kendra Nundahl, Kyle Nundahl, Katelyn Nundahl, Olivia Morrison, Maddox Bergman, and Mason Bergman; 1 brother:  Sylvan Nundahl of Viroqua; and 1 sister:  Burnelle (Bob) Crumrine of Readstown; and many nieces and nephews.
   He was preceded in death by 1 son:  Tony Nundahl;  1 grandson:  Trevor Nundahl; and his parents.
    Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 1 PM at Kickapoo United Lutheran Church at Folsom. Pastor Curtis Matz will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM, and at the church on Friday from noon until service time at 1 PM. Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.


Connie J. Pierce
 

Obit Connie Pierce2

Connie J. Pierce, age 76 of Boscobel passed away on Saturday July 26, 2014 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse .
   She was born on October 2, 1937 in Cherokee Iowa. The daughter of Walter and Viola (Reinert) Wallace. She married Gary Pierce on May 5, 1956 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee Iowa. He preceded her in death on May 24, 2008.       Connie will always be known as a very elegant and classy lady with undeniably taste. She is well known for her faith and service to the church, where she taught catechism and served diligently with the Catholic Women's group.
   Connie was an avid seamstress making from everyday clothing to wedding dresses. She was a great mom to many and a friend that will be missed by all. 
   She is survived by three sons; Mark (Pam) Pierce of Cherokee Iowa, Paul (Cathy) Pierce of Madison, Bruce (Pam) Pierce of Farmington Hills Michigan. One daughter Lisa Pierce of Boscobel. 16 Grandchildren, 2 Great-Grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Kristie Pierce, a grandson Matthew Gary Pierce, and a brother Dan Wallace.
   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday August 1, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel. Father Peter Auer officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery.
   Friends may call on Thursday July 31, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel, and also at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the departure to church. A Rosary service will be held on Thursday at 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home.
   In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel.  On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com

Luster Monuments175

Luster Monuments
&
Sunburst Memorials

We use the finest quality granite &
our work is 100% guaranteed. 
One price, our very best!

Special, 20% off on upright markers!

Lettering, Military plaques, Planters and Benches

Call John Luster
Prairie du Chien, WI

1- 608-326-6936
- E-mail


Daniel Swiggum
 

Obit Swiggum

Daniel Swiggum, 63, of Towerville, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at his home surrounded by family and friends.
   He was born in Viroqua on July 18, 1951 to Morris and Ruth (Stevenson) Swiggum.  He graduated in 1969 from North Crawford High School. He hauled milk with his Dad for the Star Valley Creamery for many years.  He also worked at Sunrise Orchards, Johnson's One-Stop, and Nuzum Lumber. He retired due to health from working as a road patrolman for Utica Township.
   He married Carolyn Nelson on May 25, 1985, they later separated.  He was a lifelong member of Kickapoo United Lutheran Church.
   He is survived by his children:  Larry (Megan) Swiggum of Onalaska, Bryant (Amber Halverson) Swiggum of Towerville, Austin Abbey of Petersburg, and Krystal Abbey of Petersburg; 3 grandchildren:  Nevaeh and Autumn, and Peyton; his siblings:  Judy Halverson of Gladbrook, Iowa, Lona (Jim) Connor of Madison, Mick (Monica) Swiggum of Soldiers Grove, Sanford (Joan) Swiggum of Mt. Sterling, and Bonnie (Mark) Olson of Star Valley; special friends:  Rose Gunderson of Gays Mills  and Carolyn Swiggum of Petersburg, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother:  Steve; and 2 special cousins:  Ron and Larry Swiggum.
   Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at 1 PM at Kickapoo United Lutheran Church. Pastor Curtis Matz will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. 
   Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Sunday from 4 to 7 PM, with a prayer service at 6:45 P.M. Friends may also call on Monday at the church from noon until time of services. Online condolences may be sent to simefuneralforum.com.

 

Notice of policy change

Starting June 1st, 2014, a modest fee will be charged for obituary listings.


Anne N. "Dickman" Curtis
 

Obit Anne N. Curtis

Boscobel, WI -
Anne N. "Dickman" Curtis, age 83 of Boscobel, passed away on Sunday August 17, 2014 at Gundersen Boscobel Area Health Care in Boscobel.
   She was born on March 29, 1931 in Richland Center Wisconsin. The daughter of Joseph and Mary (Honer) McCormick. She married Gerald Dickman on June 15, 1953 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Viroqua. He preceded her in death  on June 27, 1981. She then married Fritz Curtis on October 28, 1995 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel.
   She is survived by her husband Fritz Curtis of Boscobel. Three sons Michael (Sandra) Dickman of Wauzeka,  Mark (Joyce) Dickman of Brodhead Wisconsin, Steven (Tammy) Dickman of Boscobel. One daughter Mary (Steve) Fritz of Boscobel. 31 Grandchildren 18 Great-Grandchildren. Two brothers  Donald "Bud" (Cathy) McCormick of Beloit, Joseph (Judy) McCormick of Tampa Fl. Two sisters Dorothy Beachnau of Lansing Michigan, Helen (Marlow) Running of Sun Prairie, A daughter in law: Fonda Dickman of Boscobel. Two Step Children Steven Curtis of Dickson Tenn. Gaberille Jones of Rockford Ill.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Ron Dickman, three brothers Peter, Jerome, and Patrick McCormick.
   A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel. Father Peter Auer officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery.
   Friends may call on Tuesday August 19, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel.
   In lieu of flowers memorials can be given  to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or the Boscobel Rescue Squad.
   On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com

Forest Obit 4


Doris R. Friar
 

Woodman, WI -
Doris R. Friar age 95 of Woodman passed away on Tuesday August 19, 2014 at the Lancaster Care Center in Lancaster Wisconsin.
   She was born in Bloomington Township Grant County Wisconsin.  The daughter of Frank and Esther (Taylor) Vogt. She married Paul M. Friar on July 7, 1941 in Plain Wisconsin.  He preceded her in death on November 16, 1977.
   She is survived by three sons; Frank (Judy) Friar of Baraboo, Thomas (Judy) Friar of Lancaster, Michael (Lisa) Friar of Boscobel . Two daughters; Rachael (Darrel) Feakes of Franklin Wi.  Susan (Michael) Gehn of Oregon Wi. 15 Grandchildren 13 Great-Grandchildren.      She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter Carrie Friar, a brother Alvin Vogt and a sister Eileen Walker.
   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday August 23, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Lawrence O'Toole Catholic Church in rural Mt. Hope.
   Friends may call on Friday August 22, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel.  In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to Woodman First Responders, Boscobel Rescue Squad, or the St. Lawrence O'Toole Cemetery Trust.
   On line condolence can be made at www.kendallfuneralservice.com

Forest Obit 3

Copyright, Midwest News, 2001- 2014