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Roumaine F. Holland Sr.
age 85, of Monroe, died on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the V.A. Hospital in Madison. He was born on August 24, 1932 in Stockton, Illinois, the son of Paul and Lola (Bunker) Holland. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1950.  

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War from 1951 to 1955.  

Roumaine married Victoria Galaviz in 1955, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. 

Roumaine was a dairy farmer in the Argyle area, retiring in 1990. After he retired he worked at Swiss Colony and Prairie Hill Cheese factory. 

He is survived by 5 children: Roland (Kendra) Holland of Rincon GA, Roumaine (Kathy) Holland Jr. of New Glarus,, William (Teresa) Holland of Monroe, Daniel (Jody) Holland of Argyle, and Debra Lelle of Monroe; a daughter-in-law, Jill Melland; grandchildren: Jeremi Alexander, Shelly Alexander, Jason (Ginny) Holland, Jaclyn (Brett) Macy, Dennis (Kevin) Holland, Ashley (Jesse) Holland-Donahue, Benjamin Voss, Kathleen Voss, Angela (Tony) Wiemiller, Kelly (Will) Grohler, Brandon (Korin) Beckwith, Daniel (Sarah) Holland II, Brittney (Brett) Newman, Chelsea (Adam) Tillis, Randy (Brooke Adams) Melland, Amanda Melland, Olivia Melland, great-grandchildren: Noah, Emme, Clara, Tanner, Brooklyn, Trevor, Johnny, Liam, Reese, Everly, Jaiden, Bryson, Ainsley, Westley, Landon, Ady, Haddie, Bentley and Madden; 2 brothers: Haldean (Lynn) Holland of Leesburg, FL and Merton (Sharon) Holland of Lena, IL, a sister, Maelinda Bolen of Stockton, IL.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Randall, daughter, Gloria Doherty; and sisters, Waynette Costello and Madalene Holland in infancy; son-in-law, Thomas Lelle. 

Private family services will be held at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home.  
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Suzanne Minder
age 88, of Browntown, died peacefully on Friday, January 5, 2018 at her home. She was born on October 17, 1929 in Lafayette County, the daughter of Ben and Eveline (Rodebaugh) Goodman. She graduated South Wayne High School in 1947.

Suzanne married John Minder on June 22, 1947 in Browntown. She worked on the farm alongside her husband. She belonged to the Homemakers club, was active in 4-H, taught Sunday school, enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, dancing and reading. 

She is survived by her children: Michael (Janet) Minder of Browntown, Dawn (Dale) Hoesly of Monroe, Dian (Jayson) Storts of Madison, Michele (Craig) Meiter of Stillman Valley, IL, and David (Kathy) Minder of Browntown; 13 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John; 2 brothers: Sam and Charles Goodman; 3 sisters: Thelma Cary, Audrey Schliem, and Dorothy Webster. 

Private graveside services will be held at Saucerman Cemetery at a later date. Memorials can be given in Suzanne’s name to Boys Town. 
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Duane Thomas Schindler “Dewey”
age 66, of Monroe passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the UW Hospital in Madison. He was born on September 5, 1952 in Darlington, the son of Delbert and Donna (Hendrickson) Schindler. Duane was united in marriage to Debra Lynn Caples on May 24, 1980 in Monticello.  

Duane worked in construction as a member of the Local 1440 and 464 Laborers Unions and selflessly served his nation as member of the United States Army.  

He enjoyed watching the Packers, Badgers and Brewers, but nothing surpassed his love of watching his son and grandson play baseball. He was a son, brother, uncle, friend, father, godfather, and grandfather. He was an intelligent, charismatic, funny, private, sensitive and caring man. His love for his family was boundless and deep and he will be forever missed. 

Duane is survived by his wife, Deb of Monroe; his mother Donna; children, Heidi (Michael) Jaber and Dylan (Brittanee) Schindler; grandchildren, Grayson, Amani and Austin; brothers, Denny (Fay) Schindler, Daryl (Kathy) Schindler, Doug (Patti) Schindler, Dale Schindler, Danny (Penny) Schindler and sisters, Debbie (Fred) Thommen, Diane Samelstad, Denise (Ward) Steimann, Danette Williams, Dawn (Ted) White.  

He was preceded in death by his father Delbert Schindler. 

A Celebration of Duane’s Life will be held from 2:00-4:00PM on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the American Legion in Monroe. Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.  
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Evelyn Wilhelmina Kretzschmar McAlpine 
peacefully passed away on November 1, 2018, in her beloved Wisconsin at age 103. A native of New Lisbon, WI, she was educated at La Crosse State Teachers College and Washington University. During her long life, she lived and loved and laughed. She also mourned her devoted husband, James McAlpine, who sadly passed away in 1973. 
  Evelyn is survived by her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren: Mary Jo (daughter) and Pete Ubriaco; Mike (son) and Bunny McAlpine; Sara Verrone; James and Katy McAlpine; Jamil and DeeAnne Muhaisen; Robyn McAlpine; Alex, Matthew, Daniel, Lily, Annie, Joey, Mikah, Sam and last, but not least, Ava. She also leaves behind her dear sister, June Huffman, 100, and her nephew, Richard Huffman of Fond du Lac, WI. 
  Evelyn outlived two lifelong friends, Margaret Patchett and Patricia Peterson, and will be missed now by her friend, Karen Hauschild. She will be fondly remembered by the then elementary school children whom she taught for over 41 years in Adams-Friendship WI, New Richmond WI, Monroe WI, Bremerton WA, Excelsior MN, and Columbus WI.
  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home, 1455 Mansion Drive, Monroe, WI. Burial will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Monroe.
  Family and friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. The family invites memorials to be donated to the charity of your choice. 
  The Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home, Monroe and Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, are assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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Donald “Papa Don” Lepper Sr.
age 78, of Monroe, died on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. He was born on June 10, 1940 in Modesto, CA, the son of Alvin and Elizabeth (Howell) Lepper. He served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Don married Mary Stauffacher-Brandt on June 22, 2002.

 He owned and operated Papa Don’s Horseshoe Saloon for many years. He belonged to Harley Owners group.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lepper of Monroe; children: Donald (Tina) Lepper Jr., Michael Lepper, Danny Lepper, Donny Lepper, Wayne Jackson, and Lisa Himes; step-son, Brian (Amy) Brandt; sister, Anita Shefield. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Michael; and sister, Barbara.

Funeral services will be Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Kelly Cemetery. A visitation will be Sunday, November 4th, from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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James “Jim” A. Foesch
age 73, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Rockford. He was born on November 20, 1944 the son of Carl and Adeline (Sandley) Foesch in Monroe. Jim was a 1963 graduate of Monroe High School and also attended Tech School for two years. He was united in marriage to Trish Graham on May 19, 2017. Though married only a short time, they enjoyed seven fun-filled years together.


Jim proudly served in the US Air Force. He worked for Sandia National Laboratories as a technologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico for 30 years, until his retirement in 2005. He enjoyed watching the Packers and the Thursday early morning coffee group (ROTC) at the Double B Restaurant in Beloit. 

Jim is survived by his wife, Trish of Rockford; four children, Pamela (Toon) Foesch of the Netherlands, Cassandra Bayer of Berlin, Germany, Laura (Carl) Anderson of Rio Rancho, NM, and Melissa (Rob) Miglionico of Texas; three grandsons; three granddaughters; brother, Carl Foesch, sister, Gail Gille; and sister-in-law, Carol Foesch. 


He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Greg, Bill, and David Foesch; sister, Elsie Meier; brother-in-law, Roger Gille; and sister-in-law, Judy Foesch.


Memorial Services will be held at 1:00PM on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home, located at the intersection of 18th Ave. and Mansion Dr. with Jim’s son-in-law, Carl Anderson officiating. Burial will follow service in Greenwood Cemetery. 
Visitation will be held on Saturday, at the funeral home from 11:00AM until the time of service. ​
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Robert “Bob” Hintzman
age 84 of Monroe, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg WI. He was born on April 29, 1934 the son of Clarence and Hattie (Maas) Hintzman of Brodhead, Wisconsin. 
Bob was a proud member of the United States Marines. After serving during the Korean War, he spent several years farming in the Brodhead area. After farming, he opened a welding shop serving the local folks of Brodhead and surrounding rural communities. He enjoyed listening and playing bluegrass music. He loved tinkering with his hands, but also enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers. Bob’s greatest enjoyment was spending time as a model train enthusiast. 
Bob is survived by his companion of 19 years, Sharon Andrews of Monroe; children: Danny (Carol) Hintzman of Rockdale Texas, Barbara (Don) Hansen of Beloit, William (Jennifer) Hintzman of Cedar City, Utah, and James (Ulrike) Hintzman of Amberg Germany; 10 grandchildren: Tricia Contrares, Damon and Derrick Hintzman, Matthew Wirth, Aaron and David Morrison, Christopher and Steven Hintzman, and Joshua and Jamie Zweifel; a brother and sister: Laverne (Arleen) Hintzman and Beverly (Virgil) Deininger both of Brodhead .
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Roberta (Dale) Zweifel.
A visitation with Bob’s Family will be held at 1:00PM on Sunday, November 25, 2018 followed by a short service to celebrate Bob’s Life starting at 2:00PM, officiated by Pastor Scott Cernek at Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home, 1455 Mansion Dr. in Monroe, WI. The service will be followed by a short luncheon for family and friends at 3:00PM. 
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Kenneth E. Morris
age 90, entered heaven on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Pleasant View Nursing Home, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 14, 1927 in Henry, Illinois, the son of Benjamin and Katherine (Davis) Morris. He attended Henry High School. Kenneth married Rayona Schindel on Feburary 3, 1951 in Bureau, Illinois. Ken farmed in IL and WI for 23 years, and then he worked for Ruefs Sanitary Service in Darlington for 22 years, retiring in 1992. After his retirement, Ken worked part time for a Tractor Supply Company in Princeton, IL for 12 years. Ken lived in Darlington from 1959 to 1977; then he moved to Monroe and lived here from 1977 to 1994; then he moved to Princeton, IL and lived there until 2012 when he moved back to Monroe. Ken was a member of the Shooting Park Road Baptist Church in Peru, Illinois. Upon returning to Monroe, he worshiped at Faith Baptist Church in Monroe.
  He is survived by his wife, Rayona Morris at Pleasant View Nursing Home; 3 children: Jill O’Brien of Winter Haven, FL, Jack (Gail) Morris of Monroe, and Jay Morris of Pueblo, CO; 2 grandchildren, Chris (Elise) Morris and Hillary (Nick) Holcomb; and 3 great-grandchildren, Henry and Luke Morris and Emma Holcomb. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers: Harold, Connie, and James Morris; 4 sisters: Lillian Wallace, Gladys Haun, Lerene Stanley, and Margaret Berg.
  A Visitation will be held at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home in Monroe, WI on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 PM.
Funeral Services will be held at 12PM Noon at NORBERG MEMORIAL HOME in Princeton, IL on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 with Pastor Bob Leverton, Jr. of Faith Baptist Church in Monroe, WI officiating. A visitation will be held at Norberg’s from 11:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow service at Elm Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Princeton, IL. 

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Elizabeth “Betty” J. Dunwiddie
age 87, of Juda passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at her home. Betty was born on April 25, 1931 to Hazel (Prien) Hilliard and Shirl Hilliard. Betty attended country schools and graduated from Juda High School, class of 1948. 
On November 27, 1948 she and Roger C. Dunwiddie, her high school sweetheart, were united in marriage at the Immanuel Evangelical Church in Monroe. Roger and Betty celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1998, and were married for 57 years at the time of Roger’s passing. They resided at the Dunwiddie farm for 45 years in Juda. Here is where they raised their family of eight children, until August of 1993, when Roger and Betty moved to their new home, still located in Juda. Besides being a busy mother, Betty was employed by the Juda School as a bus driver for 30 years, worked for the Marshfield Clinic as a medical courier, and was a Mary Kay consultant for 15 years. She was a member of the Green County Boots and Saddle Club, Green County Mounted Patrol and Mid Century Homemakers Club. Betty and her late husband traveled to several European countries, Costa Rica, Panama, Panama Canal, and Hawaii. They also drove their motor home throughout the western and southern states. They also enjoyed trips to Alaska, Canada, the Yukon, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and numerous train trips with friends. 
Betty is survived by her children, Gail Johnson, Dan (Sue Homb) Dunwiddie, Steve (Karen) Dunwiddie, Tami (Brian Kundert) Pfeuti, and Patti (Doug Jones) Dunwiddie; grandchildren, Jeff and Katie (Patrick Doyle) Sturdevant, Amanda (Jason) Smith, McKenzie (Russ) Homan, Lance (Kelsey) Dunwiddie and Corrine Dunwiddie, Jeremiah (Robin) Johnson, Jason (Krissy) Johnson, Michelle (Jon) Steinmann and Justin Dunwiddie, Brad, Matt (Chantel) Dunwiddie, Lauren (Willie) Nelson, Taylor and McKenna Pfeuti, Kristen Kundert, Jordyn and Alyssah Kubly, and Rafe Jones; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Richardson; sister-in-law, Mary Alice Hinkel and son-in-law, Warren Sturdevant.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; children, Mike Dunwiddie, Suzanne Sturdevant, and Jeffrey in infancy; and a brother, Lyle Hilliard.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at Monroe United Methodist Church with Pastor Randy Booth officiating. Burial will follow services in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Juda. A visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 from 1:00-4:00PM at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. 

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