Obituaries

Darrell Helmke

Darrell Helmke February 7, 2017

Service: February 14, 2017

Darrell D. Helmke, age 67, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born on January 8, 1950 in Madison and was the son of Ernest and Marcella "Sally" (Klubertanz) Helmke. He married Beatrice Knapton on Sept. 9, 1978. Darrell worked at Uncle Milty's Pizza and Hanley's in Sun Prairie, Derlein Scale Service in Madison, and then worked for Production Enterprise in Marshall for 42 years, retiring in 2015....

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George D. Marick

George D. Marick January 21, 2017

Service: January 27, 2017

George D. Marick, age 90, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at Nazareth House in Stoughton. He was born on January 30, 1926 in Eau Claire and was the son of Phil and Rose (Ramharter) Marick. He graduated from Eau Claire High School in 1944 and entered the Army after graduation. He served 2 years and was stationed in Germany during WWII, after service he attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis, MN for 2 years and mastered in...

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Virginia  Ott

Virginia Ott January 20, 2017

Service: January 25, 2017

Virginia L. Ott, age 78, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Larson House in Columbus. She was born on November 14, 1938 to Valerius and Georgia (Stang) Stroede in Madison. She married Wilmer "Bud" Ott on June 27, 1959 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in East Bristol. Throughout her life Virginia enjoyed many hobbies. She was exceptionally creative and loved drawing, painting and sewing. Bowling was something she looked forward to...

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Jeffrey Lee Royle

Jeffrey Lee Royle January 17, 2017

Service: January 24, 2017

Jeffrey Lee Royle, age 48, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 as a result of a snowmobile accident. He was born on December 30, 1968 in Madison and was the son of Richard and Faye (Pfaff) Royle. He married Kathryn Raddatz on August 16, 1997 in Hazelhurst. Jeff worked for the family business, Royle Publishing in Sun Prairie for many years. He co-founded the Midwest Golfing Magazine. He was president of the Green Bay Bullfrogs from 2007...

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David Romine

David Romine January 12, 2017

Service: January 17, 2017

David C. Romine, age 76, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at his home. He was born on June 18, 1940 in Winona, MN and was the son of James and Ruth (Sweazy) Romine. He married Mary Liebsch on July 2, 1960 in Dakota, MN.Dave worked for 47 years in the Ag Construction and Supply; 7 years mowing lawn for the Sun Prairie School District; owned and operated a Dunkin Donuts. He also coached his daughters in the slow pitch softball leagues. ...

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Trevor Wiltgen

Trevor Wiltgen January 12, 2017

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Trevor Wiltgen, age 38, of Green Bay passed away peacefully on January 12th at the Agrace Hospice Center in Fitchburg. He was a long-time Sun Prairie resident and attended both Sacred Hearts School & Sun Prairie High School. He is survived by his parents Alan and Karen Wiltgen of Sun Prairie; mother Karen Schauer of Green Bay; children Anthony & Kelsey; sisters Tanya (Craig) Vande Hei of Fort Atkinson; Dawn (Tim) Hornes-Craine of Madison; Ann ...

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Robert Patenaude

Robert Patenaude January 10, 2017

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Robert "Bob" W. Patenaude, 86, of Sun Prairie (formally of Middleton and Saumico, WI), passed away peacefully on January 10, 2017 following a heart attack in November. Bob was born on April 10, 1930 in Green Bay. Eldest child of Francis and Margaret (Kennedy) Patenaude. From an early age Bob showed an interest and appreciation for the outdoors. This also led to his chosen profession in Geology. Bob earned his P.h.D in Geophysics in 1967 from...

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John Dean Bultman

John Dean Bultman January 5, 2017

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John D. Bultman, age 61, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at University Hospital in Madison. He was born to Floyd and Gladys (Bingham) Bultman on June 26, 1955, in Madison. He worked for Swiggum Concrete for many years. He loved fishing, hunting, playing cards and watching TV. He was a great uncle, nephew, and friend to many. He would have given the shirt off his back to anyone. He is survived by his mother...

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Susan Elaine Grindle

Susan Elaine Grindle January 3, 2017

Service: January 10, 2017

Susan E. Grindle, age 67, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at her home in Mt. Horeb, with her family by her side, due to complications of kidney disease. She was born to Clark and Evelyn (Hughey) Davis on July 29, 1949 at home, in Verona. She married Allen A. Grindle on March 4, 1967 at Verona Baptist Church. Susan worked as an underwriter at WPS for many years. She is survived by her husband Allen Grindle of Mt Horeb; 2...

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Patricia Ann Hensen

Patricia Ann Hensen December 29, 2016

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Patricia Ann Hensen, age 77, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016, at University Hospital in Madison. She was born on November 6, 1939 in Oklahoma City to Lee and Mary (Fry) Tramel. She married Ronald Hensen on October 15, 1960 in Oklahoma City. She is survived by her husband Ron; a son Todd; and daughter Kelly. Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400 www.newcomerfh.com

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