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Gage Noble
age 16, of Monroe, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 10, 2017. Gage was born on December 13, 2000 to Daniel and Tammy (Wagner) Noble in Monroe.  

Gage enjoyed, hunting, fishing, and hanging out with friends; especially Garett Schroeder, Chris Dahmen, and Wendy Jeniseck. He loved his dog, Shooter. 

Gage is survived by his parents, Daniel and Tammy Noble; brother, Daniel; sisters, Mindy and Payton; and maternal grandfather, Philip “G Pa” Wagner of Dubuque, IA. 

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Jeanine Wagner; paternal grandmother, Donna Noble; and paternal grandfather, Daniel Bernard Noble.  

Memorial services will be held at 6:00 pm Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the Potters House. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 12:00 noon, to 6:00 pm. at the Potters House.  (The address of the Potter's house is W6540 Smock Valley Rd, Monroe - at the intersection of Hwy 11 and Smock Valley Rd).  In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Gage’s memory. 

Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family. Memorials to the family in Gage’s memory may be directed to: 
Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home 
P.O. Box 86, 
Monroe, WI 53556.  


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Anya Toni Lea Teasdale
age 16, of Monroe passed away unexpectedly, after courageously fighting for her life on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the UW Hospital in Madison. Anya was born on December 23, 2000 to Shawn Teasdale and Jennifer Hickey in Monroe.

She was currently a sophomore at Monroe High School. Anya enjoyed gymnastics since a young age; not only did she participate but she had recently begun teaching and mentoring at the YMCA. She also enjoyed playing softball on a traveling league. She had been a member of Clarno 4-H. Anya especially enjoyed hanging out with her family, cousins and friends.

Anya is survived by her parents Shawn Teasdale and Jennifer (Clark Fox) Hickey; brother, Taylor; sister, Bella Jax; paternal grandparents, Patrick (Patricia) Teasdale; maternal grandfather, Charles Hickey; paternal aunts and uncles, Matt (Laurie) Teasdale, Jennifer (Mark) Gerleman, and Heather (Lance) Davis; maternal aunts and uncles, Chris (Jen) Hickey, Nic, Thomas, and “Awesome” John Hickey; and numerous cousins and extended family. She is further survived by special family friends, Walter and Elizabeth Bauman, Miranda Christen, Larry and Betsy Kluesner, and Josh and Carrie Foulker; as well as many other friends. 

She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Brenda Lea Hickey.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 at St. Clare of Assisi Parish at St. Victor Catholic Church with Monsignor Larry Bakke as celebrant. Burial will follow service in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Anya’s name.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Fire Department, First Responders, EMS, Med Flight, and the UW Hospital ER and Burn Unit for their compassion and care. 

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Joseph Thomas Wyss 
age 15, of Monroe passed away unexpectedly due to an automobile accident on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at UW Hospital in Madison. Joe was born on July 13, 2001 to Brian Wyss and Carrie (Stauffacher) Wyss in Monroe. 

Joe was currently a sophomore at Monroe High School. He was a member of Monroe Avalanche and Monroe Coop High School Hockey Team, having started playing when he was 4. He was also on the Monroe High School JV Baseball Team. He was a member of the M.a.s.t swim team in his younger years, he also played for two All Star Hockey Teams, the Oregon Outlaws and The Verona Junior Jets. He also enjoyed fishing, snowboarding, hanging with his brother and all of his friends and family.  He enjoyed life to the fullest.

Joe is survived by his parents, Brian (Carrie) Wyss of Monroe; brother, Alex (Amanda Putz) Landen; grandparents, Jane Wyss, Terry (Kathy Allendorf) Stauffacher, and Kay (Paul) Urban; great-grandmother, Anna Mae Gibbons; special friend, Mya Waterman; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

He was predeceased by his grandfather, Marvin Wyss; and uncle, Albert Wyss.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at St. Clare of Assisi Parish at St. Victor’s Catholic Church with Celebrant Monsignor Larry Bakke officiating. Burial will follow the service in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home. Joe was an organ donor, to help other people in need.  
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established. 

Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com
Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home
1455 Mansion Dr. P.O. Box 86 Monroe, WI 53566
Phone: 608-325-4306 Fax: 608-325-2185

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Rolland D. “Rollie” Coplien
age 75 of Juda, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital after suffering a massive heart attack. He was born on April 20, 1941 in Brodhead, the son of Earl and Beatrice (Pinnow) Coplien. 

Rolland graduated from Juda High School in 1959 and enlisted in the National Guard (Monroe Company B) in that same year. He was honorably discharged in May 1967. Rolland was united in marriage to the love of his life, Nancy Kaderly, on November 26, 1960. Together they raised two daughters. He was recognized as the Outstanding Conservation Farmer in 1991 and received The Good Year Award in 1992 for his conservation efforts. Rolland was a farmer at heart and farmed for 52 years in the Juda/Monroe area until he passed into internal life. He loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and was an avid Packers, Bucks, Brewers and Badgers fan.  

Rolland is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy; his two loving daughters, Laurie (Dan) Soddy of Franklin and Joan (Laird W.) Strand of Appleton; five grandchildren, Ashley (Jim) Onsager, Benjamin (Emalee) Soddy, Nathaniel (Samantha Larsen) Soddy, Zachary (Samantha Mangold) Soddy, and Laird Rolland Strand; and three great-grandchildren, Logan, Abigail and Natalie Onsager. 

He is further survived by three brothers, Earl Truman Coplien, Richard (Carol) Coplien and Kurt (Jane) Coplien; and two sisters, Phyllis (Tom) Nordyke and Dorothy (Alvin) Wire. Rolland is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gene Coplien. 

A celebration of Rolland’s life will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home in Monroe, followed by a gathering at the Monroe Moose Lodge for a time of fellowship and memories. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Rolland’s name to the Green County Veterans Association. 

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Roger L. Olson
age 52, of Monroe, formerly of Argyle, died on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Pleasant View Nursing Home. He was born on November 6, 1964 in Monroe, the son of Don and Alice (Drye) Olson.

Roger was a 1982 graduate of Argyle High School and achieved a B.S. degree in accounting from the U.W. Platteville. He was employed with the State of Wisconsin in the accounting service.
He was a member of the Apple Grove Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his parents, Don and Alice Olson of Argyle, brothers, Allan (Ranee) Olson of Argyle, Ronald Olson of Monroe; and two nephews, Kyle and Ryan Olson.
Per Roger’s request no services will be held.

Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home is serving the family.
The family would like to extend a thank you to Pleasant View Nursing Home and Staff for all their support and care for the last 7 years.

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Dorothy Marie Goonan
age 88, of Browntown passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at her home. She was born on May 22, 1928 to William and Agnes (Kleba) Goff in Milwaukee. Dorothy was united in marriage to Francis A. Goonan on February 7, 1953 in Milwaukee.  

Dorothy was a graduate of Pius XI High School in Milwaukee; she also attended Secretarial College at Prospect Hall in Milwaukee. She was a secretary for the Vice President of United Airlines, Midway until 1953. She worked for Windy Acres for many years. Dorothy was a long time member of St. John’s Catholic Church in South Wayne. She was the town clerk for Cadiz Township for eight years. Dorothy enjoyed helping run the family farm, cultivating corn, gardening, swimming in the pond, as well as cooking for large gatherings. She also liked computers, reading many books, and volunteering at St. Vincent’s in Monroe. Frank and Dorothy hosted international exchange students, foster and Native American children.  

She is survived by her six children, Mary Goonan of Belleville, Georgette Goonan, DVM of Fountain, CO, Frank (Maureen) Goonan of Fredericksburg, VA, Terri (Todd) Hughes of Monroe, Betty (Gene) Abraham of Browntown, and Jackie (Jerry) Boss of Browntown; sister, Jane Goonan of Manitowoc; grandchildren; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. 

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Frank in 2015; and brothers, William and Robert Goff. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, March 3, 2017 at St John’s Catholic Church in South Wayne with concelebrants Fr. Sudhakar Devarapu and Fr. Joji Thirumalareddy. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home from 4:00-7:00 pm.  

Hanson Funeral Home is serving the family. 
Special thanks to Diane at Preferred Living, Inc. and Kelly at Monroe Clinic Hospice. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Dorothy’s name. 


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 Walter W. McKillip
age 93 of Monroe, died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Pleasant View Nursing Home. He was born on March 25, 1923 in Willow Springs, Wisconsin, the son of George and Edna (Tubbs) McKillip. Walter married Idellis Halvorson on April 27, 1946 in Darlington; she died Jan. 7, 2017.  

Walter proudly served in the U.S. Army, in the Philippians, during WWII; he enlisted on December 8, 1941, the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Walter farmed for many years, he also worked at Burgess Battery Company in Freeport for 15 years, and Browntown Foundry for 7 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Cecil Jones VFW post 2312 in Monroe; and he enjoyed fishing, watching the Green Bay Packers, doing carpentry, and plastic canvas crafts. Walter will be remembered for being quick witted and for his dry sense of humor. 

  He is survived by his son, Terry (Chris) McKillip of Rockford, IL and his daughter, Barbara (Ray) Shearer of Kalamazoo, MI; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren, and one due in April; 2 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother-in-law, Clinton (Pauliene) Halvorson of Darlington; 3 sister-in-laws: Melva (Henry) Tschanz of Monroe, Jeaneen (Bob) Benson of Darlington, and Phyllis McKillip of Platteville; and other relatives and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Idellis; son, Gary; 4 brothers: Vincent, Harold, George, and Kenneth McKillip and 4 sisters: Gladys Gross, Gertie Gross, Lauretta Quinn, and Grace McKillip. 

  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home, with Reverend Kathleen Rinear officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service. 

                      Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home 
                      1455 Mansion Dr. P.O. Box 86 Monroe, WI 53566 
                      Phone: 608-325-4306 Fax: 608-325-2185 

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Doreen J. Zeien
age 87, of Madison, died on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Edgerton Care Center in Edgerton. She was born on December 25, 1929, in Weaver, IA; the daughter of Charles and Lucille (Brinkman) Persinger. 

Doreen and Donald Zeien were married on September 27, 1947 in Marengo, IL. 

Doreen loved gardening and taking care of her flowers, but her biggest joy was taking care of her grandchildren. 

She is survived by her children, John (Linda) Zeien of Deer Lick, MN; William Zeien of Sugar Grove, IL; Randall (Billie) Zeien of Cobb, WI; Larry (Rhonda) Zeien of Geneseo, IL; Tina (Dave) Okada of Cambridge, WI; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Bob Persinger, nieces, nephews and other friends. 

She is predeceased by her parents, husband, Donald; brothers, Charles and Bill; sister, Fern, granddaughter, Brenda Zeien and daughter-in-law, Allison Zeien. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home 1455 Mansion Dr., in Monroe, WI, at 10:30 a.m., with Monsignor Larry Bakke celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Monroe. 

Visitation will be Saturday, March 18th, from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Agrace Hospice. 

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Charlene A. Schwartzlow
age 60, of rural Monticello, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born on December 20, 1956 in Monroe, the daughter of Charles and Juanita (Walker) Richardson. Charlene was a 1975 graduate of Albany High School. 

Charlene and Gregory Schwartzlow were united in marriage on November 15, 1975 in Albany, Wisconsin. 

She was a farm wife who enjoyed farming with her husband and was also employed at Ogden Manufacturing Company in Albany. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, riding motorcycle, bowling, playing cards, but her most precious joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

She is survived by her husband, Greg of rural Monticello, children: Danial (Julie) Schwartzlow, Tim (Carolyn) Schwartzlow both of Monticello, Nicki Schwartzlow of Brodhead, grandchildren, Casey, Ian, Derek, Hunter and Jaxon; brother, Randy (Pamela) Richardson of Albany, half-brother, Lloyd Richardson of Loves Park, IL; half-sister, Julianne (James) Binstock of AZ; numerous nieces and nephews, many friends, and lifelong friendships. 

She is predeceased by her parents, mother in-law and father-in-law, Charlotte and John Schwartzlow. 

Memorial services will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 noon at SHRINER-HAGER-GOHLKE Funeral Home in Monroe, with Pastor Mary Gafner officiating. 

Visitation will be Thursday, March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon at the funeral home. 

A memorial fund is being established in Charlene’s memory.

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Daniel C. Dalton
age 59, of Monroe, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg after suddenly being diagnosed with cancer. He was born on January 10, 1958, in Prairie Du Chien, WI; a few minutes before his twin brother, Dennis, the son of Robert and Norine (Barney) Dalton. 

Dan stayed a short time in Prairie Du Chien, WI; before moving to Cassville, WI. By the time he was ready to start his education, his family had moved to Monroe where he attended Monroe Schools, graduating from Monroe High School. 

Dan’s love of Monroe and it’s people were enriched with his employment at the Dairy Queen, Colony Brands mailroom, and his more than 40 years at the Jail House tending bar and talking to customers. 

Anyone that knew Dan realized his love for the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers. He was thrilled to have gone to the enshrinement ceremony at Canton, OH last summer for Brett Favre and to experience it with family members like so many other special occasions over the years. 

Dan had a love for dogs, in addition, he collected dog and owl figurines.  

He is survived by his siblings, Carolyn (Al) Thomann of Fort Atkinson, WI; Dennis Dalton of Orlando, FL; Edward (Tracy) Dalton of Hoffman Estates, IL; Terry (Sharon) Dalton of Akron, OH; Eugene (Kathleen) Dalton of Georgetown, TX; nephews, Rodger Thomann of Fort Atkinson, Aaron Dalton of Boise, ID; Tim (Wendy) Dalton of Collierville, TN; Pat (Kathi) Dalton of Windsor, CA; Michael (Dana) Dalton of Columbus, OH; Garrett Dalton (Fiance’, Natalie Polinski) of Schaumburg, IL; Nieces, Abby (Derek) McCoy of Windsor, WI; Teresa Dalton of Akron, OH; Kalli and Mollie Dalton of Hoffman Estates, IL. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Clare of Asissi Parish at St. Victor Catholic Church in Monroe, with Monsignor Larry Bakke celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Friday, March 24th, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the SHRINER-HAGER-GOHLKE Funeral Home 1455 Mansion Dr., in Monroe, and from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Green County Humane Society or remembrance of your choice.  




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Kenneth C Zeitler, Sr.
age 92, of Monroe, died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

Ken was born March 31, 1924 on the home farm in Coleman, WI to Arthur & Esther Zeitler. He was the third child in a family of ten siblings.  He attended country school and disliked wearing school required knickers.  During his schooling and church activities, the local congregation determined they would fund his education at the Lutheran Seminary in Watertown, WI. He attended for one year and returned home to graduate from High School in Coleman, WI. 

Ken served in the US Army during WWII from 1942-1945 as part of the 602nd Engineering Battalion and was in five major land battles while in the European Theatre of Operations. 

He met his wife Thora (Augustine) at a Halloween Party he attended with his brothers.  They eloped to  marry in Wichita, KS on October 30, 1948. They resided there briefly and returned to Coleman, WI, later moving to Kiel and Seymour, WI settling in Monroe. While in Seymour Ken was a community leader serving as President of the Seymour School Board, as well as carrying out the duties of President of the local Kiwanis Club.  He was instrumental in developing and implementing the beginnings of the fertilizer and chemical application for the agricultural community while he managed the Seymour Co-op.  He also partnered in the Krueger-Zeitler Broiler Farm and Fund Ways Ventures. Ken purchased the local Roller Mills in Monroe, WI in 1966, changing the name to Ken’s Agri-Services, Inc. He then acquired the Monroe Chickeries. His passion was serving the agricultural community in various capacities for the last 50 years. He was a member, of Grace Lutheran Church, formerly served as president of the Church Council and taught Sunday School, with his wife Thora. Ken served the area with various financial services through Primerica. Ken was a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2312 in Monroe, WI.  

He is survived by his wife Thora, sons Ken S, and Chuck (Gail) Zeitler.  Daughters Carol (Larry) Ruch, Nancy (Terry) Larson, Ann (Steve) Halverson, and daughter-in-law Joan Zeitler, as well as eleven grandchildren: Nicholas and Zachary Ruch, Jason and Jennifer Zeitler, Laura (Zeitler) Hibbard, Amanda, Kristen and Kyle Larson, Isaac, Madeline and Elizabeth Halverson and 5 great grandchildren. 

Ken was predeceased in death by his son, Kenneth (Bud) Zeitler, Jr, Parents Arthur and Esther Zeitler, and 7 brothers. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor John Tabaka officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel-Hawthorne Cemetery, with Military Rites. 

Visitation will be Saturday, March 25th, from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 at the church. 



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Arthur F. “Bud” McGinty
age 72, of Brodhead, died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at his home. He was born on July 15, 1944 in Muncie, IN, the son of William and Mernice (Valentine) McGinty. Arthur and Susan Brandenburg were united in marriage on January 30, 1965, in Chicago, IL.  

He graduated from Proviso E. High School in Mayward, IL. 

He owned and operated Southtown Hardware and Variety Store from 1973 – 1995; he then worked for Daniels Sentry in Janesville from 1995 until retiring in 2013. 

 Arthur was a member of the Brodhead Volunteer Fire Department, Brodhead Lyons Club, Brodhead Chamber of Commerce and enjoyed old western movies.  

He is survived by his children: Dan (Terri) McGinty of Janesville, Deborah (David) Schenk of Monroe, Dennis (Ann) McGinty of Oregon, Derek McGinty of Brodhead; 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandson; brothers, Mike McGinty of Kenosha, Patrick McGinty of Brodhead; sisters, Marcia Tedford of Momence, IL; Bridget McGinty of Huntley, IL; and Katheryn Stoneburg of Gurney, IL. 

He was predeceased by his parents, sisters, Alice McGinty and Sheila Ray. 

Funeral services will be Monday, March 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the EVERSON FUNERAL HOME in Brodhead with Rev. Kathleen Rinear officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead. 

Visitation will be Sunday, March 26th, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Everson funeral home, Brodhead. 


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