Obituaries
 

Chris Larson

Collins, GA/Soldiers Grove

Tammy Swart

Soldiers Grove, WI

Stanley Applebee

Soldiers Grove, WI

Jon R. Dull

Vero Beach, Florida

Gary Heal

Gays Mills, WI

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Chris Larson
 

Chris (Soon  Dok) Larson, 77, of Collins Georgia, formerly of Soldiers Grove, passed away in Georgia on Saturday, August 10, 2019.
   She was born on Dec. 30, 1941 in Korea.  She married Michael Larson on October 10, 1973 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Soldiers Grove.  He preceded her in death in 1991.
   Soon Dok (Chris) loved people. She also loved crocheting, cooking, gardening, and most of all her family. Her hands were rarely still.  She shared her love with most all that she touched.  She and Mike were small business owners.  She continued to be a small business owner after Mike’s death, until she retired.
   Soon Dok (Chris) is survived by her children Jeffrey Higginson, wife Nicole (Michigan), Duck Jon Chu, wife Gloria (Tennessee), Susan Booker and Aleah Larson (Georgia), Grandchildren:  Crystal, Hannah, Gloria, Grace, Victoria, Joshua, Allen, Uriah, Destiny, and Vincella; seven great grandchildren; sisters-in-law:  Deira, Vicky, Mary Jane Larson, all of Soldiers Grove, Phyllis Larson of Albany and Florence Campbell of Viroqua; brother in law, Tom Walsh of Viroqua; and many nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 24, at 12 noon at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Soldiers Grove.
   Visitation will be Saturday, Aug. 24 at the church from 10 AM until time of services at 12 noon. Pastor Carrie Anderson will officiate and burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Soldiers Grove.
   The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown is serving the family.  To send a condolence

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Jon R. Dull
 

Jon R. Dull, 66, of Vero Beach, Florida, died peacefully on June 4, 2019 at his home.
   He was born on October 8, 1952 in Richland Center, Wisconsin to Gordon and Nada Dull.  He graduated from Richland Center High School.  On October 23, 1971 he was united in marriage to Linda J. Beatty. He then joined the U.S. Air Force.
   He was a precision measuring equipment specialist technician.  Jon loved to tinker with TVs, VCRs, any electronics and cars.  He enjoyed to be with friends and family. He always had a smile and was having fun.
   Jon is survived by his daughter:  Tyna (Jeff) Crook, of Richland Center, Wis., his son Jon (Mark) of Vero Beach, Florida; two granddaughters:  Destiny Dull and Tezera Crook. ; his father:  Gordon (Margorie Swiggum) Dull, Siblings:  Sandra Strait, Dana (Terry) Martin, Jill (Mark) Witkowski, Brenda (Robert) Haas, Alana (Richard Scott, Mark (Debbie) Edge; Also many nieces and nephews.
   He was preceded in death by his wife Linda, mother:  Nada (Leland) Crook, stepmother: Irene (Maybee) Dull, sisters:  Susan Dull and Jayne (Dull) Mark Turgeson.
   Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at 1 PM at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown; Pastor Charles Miller will officiate and burial will be at the Readstown Cemetery. The W. A. Schoville Post #220 of the American Legion is performing military rites at the grave.
   The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown is serving the family.  To send a condolence


Tammy Swart
 

Tammy Jean Swart died on August 11, 2019, surrounded by her friends and family at home. She was born November 3, 1963 in Hazel Green Wi, the daughter of Eva (Ubersox) and Lloyd Robelia.
   On October 8, 1988 she married Alvin R. Swart in Platteville, WI.
   After graduating from Shullsburg high in 1982 she attended Western Wisconsin Tech College for a year for accounting then finished her associate degree at Southwest Tech College. In 1999 she returned to Southwest Tech College where she showed her children that with hard work and strong determination you could get a degree, raise a family and work. In 2001 she graduated for a second time from Southwest Tech College. Which echoed in all her children and grandchildren. The grandchildren learned that hard work sometimes pays off in sweet ways.
   She will be remembered for many things but her joy of crafting and baking; especially her amazing pies and creative cakes for all occasion. Throughout the years she made many crafts from Halloween costumes, blankets, to stuffed animals for the kids. Even through her illness she still made unique gifts for each grandchild, so they will always have something to remember her by. With every stitch she created joyous memories with children and grandchildren in which cannot be taken away.
   The only thing warmer and sweeter than her pies was the love for her children and grandchildren.
   She is survived by her husband Alvin Swart of Soldiers Grove WI, her Step-son Tony (Sara) Swart of Washington, Step-son Alex (Patty) Swart Dubuque IA, Daughter Brooke (Ryan) Peterson South Wayne, WI, Son Lucas (Abbigail) Swart St. Paul MN, Daughter Megan(Jake aka Duck) Swart-Haynes Menomonie, WI, Weeman (Little Brother) Swart, brother Dennis (Kathy) Robelia Hudson WI, sister Connie (Wayne) Weiss Madison AL, brother Gary (Kathy) Robelia Cuba City Wi, brother Floyd (Teresa) Robelia Darlington WI, brother Bruce (Lorie) Robelia Shullsburg Wi, brother Scott (Audrey) Robelia North Dakota. Grand Children Makayla and Alexys Swart, Issabelle, Ethan and Eli Swart, Jack, Lilly, and Sammie Prescher, Mallorie and Lucas Peterson. Grandpup Diego Swart.
   Visitation will be held at North Clayton Church August 13, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm. Addition visitation before the funeral noon to 1pm. Funeral will be held at North Clayton Church August 14th at 1 pm. In leu of flowers a memorial can be sent to the family for the purchase of a head stone.
   The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown is serving the family.  To send a condolence



 

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Stanley Applebee
 

Stanley Applebee, 71, of Soldiers Grove, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 .
   He was born on Dec. 24, 1947 at home to Royden and Irene (Strahl) Applebee.  He graduated from North Crawford High School.
   He lived in Janesville for a while where he worked in Janesville Products. He later moved back to this area. He was living in Viroqua when he passed away.
   He loved hunting, trout fishing and mushroom hunting. He also liked to talk and tell stories. He was a long-time member of the Societies Sons Motorcycle Club.
   He is survived by his fiancÚ:  Lonnie Ives; his children:  Carrie Gerber, Teka Beck, Michelle Holmstrom, Ashley Applebee, and Adam Applebee; 9 grandchildren; his siblings:  DaLee (Phyllis) Applebee, Charlotte Applebee, Mary Applebee, and Diana (Tod) Christianson; his sisters in law:  Lila Applebee, Yolanda Applebee, and Bonnie Applebee; one brother-in-law:   Myral Miller;  many nieces and nephews; and his best friends: Muffin and Daisy.
   He was preceded by one daughter:  Tracy Pelley;  his parents Royden and Irene Applebee, 5 brothers:   Wayne, Royden, Jr., Charles, Alan, and James Edward; one sister:  Harlean Miller.
   There will be a memorial gathering at the new community building in Gays Mills. On Saturday, August 17, from 1 to 4 PM.
   The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown is serving the family.  Send a condolence

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Gary Heal
 

Gary Heal, 69, of Gays Mills, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center.
   He was born to George and Helen Heal on February 17, 1950.  Gary is survived by 3 sons:  Jamie Heal of Onalaska, Chad and Paula Heal of Winona, Minnesota, Michael Heal of LaCrosse; one brother: John and Diane (Ellefson) Heal of Readstown.
   Gary was preceded in death by his parents, George and Helen Heal of Readstown; his wife:  Cynthia Heal of Gays Mills; siblings:  George Heal, Jr., Judith (Heal) Duffrin of Viroqua, Janice Heal of rural Viola.
   Funeral arrangements will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at 1 PM at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown.  Pastor Chuck Miller will officiate and burial will be in the North Kickapoo Cemetery at a later date.
   The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown is serving the family.  To send a condolence

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