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Mary Hughes

May 11, 1938 - Dec 05, 2023

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Janesville, WI

Mary Lynn Hughes, 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2023. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. Born on May 11, 1938, in Valparaiso, IN, to John H. and Marian R. (Schuster) Wolfe, the family moved to Janesville, WI, and Mary Lynn was enrolled at St. Mary's Catholic School where she made life-long friends. She graduated from Janesville High School in 1956 and was hired in the office at Parker Pen. Mary Lynn met the love of her life, Wesley (W...Read More

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Victor D. Aumann

Dec 19, 1961 - Feb 29, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Victor D. Aumann, 62, of Janesville, WI, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024. Memorial service will be at 4:00pm with a visitation from 2:00pm until the service on Monday, March 4, 2024 in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory-Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park, IL 61111. A complete obituary will appear here soon. To to the family or in memory of Victor D. Aumann, please

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Paul Dahlke

Dec 18, 1950 - Feb 25, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Paul Dahlke, 73, was reunited with the love of his life, Gerri, on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at home with his family by his side. He was born December 18, 1950, in Milwaukee, WI to Elmer and Clara (Erickson) Dahlke.Paul was a remarkable man whose kindness, generosity, loyalty, care, and love touched many people. All who witnessed Paul’s life and journey were moved by his deep faith and positive attitude. Gerri was his North Star, and his children and grandchildren meant everything to him. He loved connecting with people and held his life-long friends very close to his heart. He was passionate about fishing, sunshine, time spent in the woods, music, wine making, cribbage, and literature. He found great joy in physical movement, and he made many wonderful memories playing and coaching basketball, golfing, and running. If you ever spent even 30 minutes talking to him, you knew he was one of the good ones.Paul is survived by his daughter Maria (Ryan Koenig) Dahlke; his daughter Sarah (John) Orlikowski and their children: Claire, Everest, Ruth, and Rose; and his daughter Christine (Tim) Hopkins and their children: Andrew, Charlotte, and Tessa; brother Alan Dahlke; sisters-in-law: Ronda Carlson (Dahlke), Carol (Tom) Rutkowski, Marcia Karpowicz, and Carol Sakowski Mathaus. He was preceded in death by his wife Gerri on January 3, 2024; parents; brother John Dahlke; brothers-in-law Ralph Sakowski and Paul Karpowicz; and sister-in-law Donna Dahlke.Memorial Mass will be held at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2024, at ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Janesville with Fr. Matthew Pearson and Most Reverend Bishop Don Hying presiding. Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM on Tuesday until time of Mass. A reception for Paul will follow the Mass at the Rotary Gardens, Janesville. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Rock County Cancer Coalition, ECHO, or St. John Vianney School. APFEL WOLFE FUNERAL HOME, Janesville is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.apfelwolfe.com. The service can be streamed online at http://www.youtube.com/@SJVJaneville.

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Diane Marilyn Crompton

Jan 13, 1936 - Feb 25, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Diane Marilyn Crompton, age 88, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2024 at Oak Park Place. Diane was born in Janesville on January, 13th, 1936; the daughter of Albert and Harriett (Smith) Schumacher. Diane grew up in Janesville and graduated from Janesville High School. Following High School, she worked at the Powder Puff Beauty Salon.Diane married Thomas Crompton on June 23rd, 1956 and they were married for 50 years. Together they had five children. They enjoyed traveling together and were able to visit many of the states and Canada with their children. They moved to California for a while but came back to make Janesville their home so they could be closer to their families. Later in life, they spent the cold weather months in Florida. Diane was an avid Packer fan, enjoyed ceramics, puzzles, reading, playing cards, Bingo, a good garage sale and spending time with her family. She loved animals and had numerous cats and dogs over the years. Her kitty Maggie was her special friend and kept her company after Tom passed. Diane will be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor and beautiful smile. She kept that smile right up to the very end.Diane was a member of Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, volunteered in the Hospital gift shop and was active at Castaways. Diane also spent many years as an active member of St Peter’s Lutheran Church.Diane is survived by her daughters: Rae Ann Galloway (Gary Matteson), Sue Huber and Patti Raufman (Bruce); son, Michael; Grandchildren: Greg Galloway, Sarah Evenson, Tayla Thomas, Brian Evenson, Isaac Evenson, Trisha Gackstatter, Mandie Gray, Keenan Huber and Amy Warrichaiet; Great Grandchildren: Dakota, Thomas, Donovyn, Orion, Caroline, Andrew, Alana, Daymon, Eliana, Jackson, Lyra and Nicole. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom; daughter, Paula; sister, Shirley; and parents, Abe and Harriett Schumacher.A special Thank you to the Agrace Hospice team. Katie was a Godsend to our family. Another special thank you to Dawn and Patty at Oak Park for all of the extra TLC they provided to our Mom.Memorials can be made to Agrace Hospice“Grief is like the ocean; it comes in waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim”-Vicki HarrisonThank Goodness Mom insisted on swim lessons for all of us!A celebration of Diane’s life will be held at a later date. A committal service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Milton Lawn Memorial Park Chapel on Thursday, March 7, 2024. SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.

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Nancy Leigh Callison

Sep 14, 1941 - Feb 27, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Nancy Leigh Callison, age 82, of Janesville, passed away peacefully at home with her loved ones at her bedside on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. She was born on September 14, 1941 in Janesville; the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy (Kingsley) Bergmann. Nancy was a 1960 graduate of Janesville High School, where she was active as a cheerleader; and went on to attend UW Whitewater. On November 3, 1982, Nancy married Douglas Callison in Rockton, Illinois. Nancy graciously volunteered her time locally with Coats For Kids, the Salvation Army and Meals on Wheels. She will be lovingly remembered as a devoted and selfless wife, mother, grandmother and friend.Nancy is survived by her husband, Doug Callison; her sons: Dr. John (Julie) Cabelka, Thomas (Beau) Cabelka and Todd Cabelka; grandchildren: Cassady (William) Roby, Chatham Cabelka, Jack Cabelka, Dr. Colin Cabelka and Christopher Cabelka. She is preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Dorothy Bergmann.A private celebration of life gathering will be held on a later date. Memorial donations can be made in Nancy’s memory to the Salvation Army of Janesville. 

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Mrs. Dewey

Nov 26, 1955 - Feb 24, 2024

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Janesville, WI

The obituary for Mrs. Dewey is pending at this time. Per her request, no services are being held. 

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Cheryl Ann Peck

Oct 10, 1946 - Feb 25, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Cheryl Ann Peck died at age 77 on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Agrace Hospice, Janesville. She was born October 10, 1946, to Ethel and John Keegan. She was a 1965 graduate of Janesville Senior High School and earned a teaching degree from UW-Whitewater in 1970. She married Greg Peck in Lahaina on the Hawaiian Island of Maui on May 12, 1998. Cheryl taught at St. William Catholic School and was a newsroom clerk for 15 years at The Gazette. She worked 12 years as office manager at Hartung Brothers, a Madison seed corn company, before retiring. She volunteered at Rotary Botanical Gardens and was a member of the Friends of Rotary Gardens, St. John Vianney Catholic Church and UW-Whitewater’s Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. Cheryl was a lifelong resident of Janesville and appreciated her small roles in the community’s history. As teens, she and friend Judi Erdman Kirchner waitressed at Milt’s Coffee Shop on Racine Street. She enjoyed childhood trips to Riverside (“the park with three parks”). She snuck candy and “tiger meat” while helping with the Keegan family’s neighborhood grocery at Mineral Point Avenue and Walnut Street. She volunteered at the Rock County Historical Society, compiling information for the Gazette’s former “Looking Back” historical photo feature. Cheryl was proud to be in the first class to complete all eight grades at St. William School. She bowled in leagues for decades and was in a euchre card club with friends for more than 50 years. She and Greg traveled the country and to Ireland.Survivors include her husband, Greg; sons, Adam Hoffman of Palatine, Ill., and Eric Hoffman of Kenosha; daughter-in-law, Jillian Hoffman of Palatine; stepson, Joshua Peck of Janesville; grandchildren, Alexis Hoffman and Jeremy Hoffman; brother, John (Colly) Keegan of Florida; sisters: Candy (Larry) Reed of Iowa, Carol (David) Bride of Florida, and Cindy (Mike) Moe of De Pere; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cheryl is also survived by her cairn terrier, Molly. She was predeceased by her parents.A memorial Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at the ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH; with inurnment immediately following to Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5th, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME; and will continue on Wednesday at Church from 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorial donations can be made to: the Rotary Botanical Gardens, the Rock County Historical Society or to Agrace Hospice.

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Nancy M. Hogue

Dec 19, 1949 - Feb 22, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Nancy M. Hogue, age 74, passed away on February 22, 2024 at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center. Nancy was born in Alton, IL on December 19, 1949 the daughter of Karl and Viola Schaffner. She married Edward V. Hogue in Alton, IL on October 12, 1968. They moved to Clinton, WI in 1975.Nancy was a CNA and worked at Meadow Park in Clinton. She ran a daycare in her home for many years. Nancy and Ed were foster parents for over 40 years and opened their home to numerous children, adopting 3.She loved spending time with her family, being outdoors, going to their camper, fishing and anything craft related.Nancy is survived by her husband, Edward V. Hogue, two sons, Edward (Stacie) Hogue of Janesville, James (Debra) Hogue of Janesville, three daughters, Susan Hogue of Janesville, Candice (Bryce) Stauffer of South Beloit, IL, Brandy (Kyle) Nelson of Roscoe, IL; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth (Paul Lipke) Vanderkooi, Azairia Vanderkooi, Alexis Hogue, Emma (Nick) Schneider, Jayson Vanderkooi, Abigail (Adam Huber) Hogue, Andrew Hogue, Autumn Hogue Maddi Stauffer; six great grandchildren, Mya, Mikey, Wesley, Jacob, Henry, and Lucas; brother, Larry (Leslie) Schaffner; sister, Susan (Dennis) Osterbur; aunt and great aunt of many nieces and nephews and dear friend to many.Preceded in death by her daughter, Monica Vanderkooi; Parents Karl Schaffner and Viola Olson.Visitation will be on March 14, 2024 from 10:00 am till 11:00 am at Faith Community Church 2931 Lucerne Dr, Janesville, WI 53545 with a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.For online condolences and guestbook, please visit: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

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Deanna May Foss

May 06, 1938 - Feb 24, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Deanna May Foss, age 85, of Janesville, passed away February 24, 2024 at Cedar Crest Health Center after suffering with Parkinson’s for many years. She was born May 6, 1938 in Madison WI, the daughter of Herbert and Cassie (Titus) Wesenberg. She graduated from Madison West High School in 1956 and went directly on to the Milwaukee Accredited School of Beauty Culture. After schooling was complete, she took a position as a beautician in Madison for the next five years.After a long courtship Dee married William C. Foss on August 15,1959 in Verona, WI. While in Madison, their first son was born. Shortly after their second son was born, the family moved to Janesville, WI. There she took teaching courses, which enabled her to work part time in a neighborhood nursery school. When her third child was in high school, she resumed, on a part time basis, her job as a beautician. During her years in Janesville she served her church, First Lutheran, in many different ways. Being involved as a Sunday school teacher, and holding leadership roles in both Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, she was a great influence for her children. She was the ultimate homemaker; sewing, cooking, cleaning, taking care of flowers and always on the move. She enjoyed summer family vacations to many states, but her favorite site was the family cabin, built by her father, in Vilas County where she could enjoy the great outdoors.Dee is survived by her husband of 64 years, William; three children, Randall (Ruth) Foss of Appleton, Steven (Jill) of Plymouth MN, and Karen Asmus (Glenda) of Janesville; seven precious grandchildren; three great grandchildren, sister, Donna Frisinger.Preceded in death by her parents, infant brother, Dale; brother-in-law, Russell Frisinger.Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. on Monday March 4, 2024 at First Lutheran Church, 612 N. Randall Ave in Janesville service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev James Johnson officiating, interment at Milton Lawns Memorial Park will be private.Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church Foundation, Cedar Crest Foundation or Agrace Hospice.We thank all in the Cedar Crest Healthcare Center who took passionate care of Dee for the past 4 years.SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.For online condolences and guestbook, please visit: http://www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

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Judy G. Abraham

May 18, 1952 - Feb 23, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Judy G. Abraham, 71, passed away Friday, February 23, 2024, at MercyHealth Hospital and Trauma Center. She was born May 18, 1952, in Aberdeen, SD, to the late Albert F. and Elizabeth (Wisneske) Dummer. On July 27, 1968, she married William Abraham in Janesville, WI. Judy enjoyed her seasonal career with Swiss Colony helping fulfill all the holiday orders for families.Judy enjoyed playing Facebook games, baking-especially with her mom, shopping, trips to Vegas, and of course her ultimate favorite playing bingo. Her love for her grandchildren and great grandchildren was unending as well.Judy is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, William ‘Bill’ Abraham, Sr; her children: Bill ‘Punky’ (Bobi) Abraham Jr, Gloria (Dan ‘Fuzzy’) Powers, Judith (Scott) Kirchner, and Keith Abraham; grandchildren: Billy Abraham, Brennan Abraham, Lucas (Val) Abraham, Brielle (Travis) Powers, Tracie (Ryan) Olson, Jacob (Amanda) Kirchner, Austin Abraham, and Chloe Abraham; great grandchildren: Conner, Robby, Jep, Avery, Addi, Elsie, and Lincoln; her siblings: Jim (Carol) Dummer, John (Theresa) Dummer, Bill (Lori) Dummer, and Jerry Withrow; sister-in-law Janice Withrow; Bill’s family: Frank Abraham and Selma Wright; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents; great granddaughter Emmy; siblings: Clifford McDonald, Glen Dummer, Bonnie Walker, Marie Perkins, Floyd Dummer, Shirley Wakefield, Maynard Withrow, Robert Withrow, and JoAnn Montalvo; Bill’s family: Gladys Ziegler, Donald Abraham, Laverne (Robert) Glissendorf, and Norman Abraham.Service for Judy will be Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 11:30 AM at the APFEL WOLFE FUNERAL HOME, 21 S. Austin Rd, Janesville. Visitation will begin Thursday at 9:30 AM until time of service at the FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow at Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Janesville. Memorials are appreciated to Emmy’s Wish, emmyswishinc.com or to the Rock County Cancer Coalition. Online condolences may be made at www.apfelwolfe.com

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Paul Cooper

Aug 07, 1956 - Feb 23, 2024

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Janesville, WI

Paul Cooper, 67, of Fort Atkinson, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024, at Mercy Health Hospital in Janesville. Born on August 7, 1956, he was son of the late Clyde Cooper and Marie Collins. In 1990, he married Donna Clark. Paul was employed at the Rock County Sheriffs Department for 26 years doing building maintenance. He was a firearms enthusiast and enjoyed target shooting and reloading. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Cooper, four sons, Michael (Michelle) Moen, Han (Keisha) Fossum, Nicholas (Danielle) Cooper and Travis Cooper and grandson, Clay Cooper. A memorial service will take place in the near future

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