Obituaries

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LUANN V. WAY

LuAnn V. Way, 88, of Burlington and Crivitz, passed away on Feb. 7, 2024. LuAnn was born on March 14, 1935 in Milwaukee to parents Perry and Lillian Dickinson. She grew up in Rochester. She attended the Rochester Grade School, then the AG school, until she went to Burlington High […]

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RUTH D. BUSCH

      Ruth D. Busch, 95, peacefully passed away on Feb. 17, 2024, at Arbor View Senior Living in Burlington, surrounded by family. She was born on Sept. 14, 1928, to Henrietta and Frederick Milatz. She dedicated her life to family in her hometown. Ruth was united in marriage to Francis […]

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ROBERTA A. EDMUNDSON

      Roberta A. Edmundson, 86, of Waterford, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 at Waterford Senior Living. Roberta was born in Fort Atkinson on May 13, 1937, to Albert and Esther (nee Poutch) Rohloff. Her early life was spent in Fort Atkinson, where she graduated from St. Paul’s Lutheran School […]

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LEE C. ULLAND

      Lee C. Ulland, 87, of Burlington passed away on Feb. 7, 2024, at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington, Lee was born on May 24, 1936, in Rose Creek, Minnesota, to Charles and Leone (nee Bunker) Ulland. He grew up on the farm near Austin, Minnesota and graduated from Austin […]

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BETTY J. SORENSEN

      Betty J. Sorensen, 100, passed away peacefully, Feb. 8, 2024, at Burlington Memorial Hospital in Burlington. Betty was born in Norfolk, Nebraska, in 1924. While attending Norfolk High School, she met her true love, Richard M. Sorensen. She married Richard in April of 1944 before he left for duty […]

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BARBARA E. SKRUNDZ

      Barbara E. Skrundz, 78, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. Barbara was born in Chicago on Jan. 1, 1946, to Alrik and Harriett (nee Danielson) Johnson. Her early life was spent in Chicago, where she attended Austin High School. In Nov. […]

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LAUREL E. SCHRADER

      Laurel E. Schrader, 93, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Lakeland Healthcare Nursing Home. Born in Burlington on March 18, 1930, he was the son of Merle and Florence (nee Heublein) Schrader. He attended Pleasant View Graded School and graduated from Rochester Agricultural School. Laurel served […]

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GERALD K. GRAFF

      Gerald “Jerry/ Dr. Dirt” K. Graff, of Burlington, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born in La Crosse on Jan. 4, 1948, to Andrew and Agnes (nee Irvine) Graff. His early life was spent in the La Crosse area, Kenosha, and Powers […]

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MARGARET ERIN (PEGGY) ADAMS

      Peggy Adams, 60, passed away on Jan. 16, 2024, her family at her side. She fought a courageous fight with cancer and did it her way. Born Aug. 25, 1963 in Arlington Heights, Ill. Her family relocated to Burlington in 1964. She attended Waller grade school, BJHS and BHS, […]

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JAMES R. RETZLAFF

James R. Retzlaff, 72, of Rochester, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024 at his home. James was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 25, 1951, to Robert and Joanne (nee Claus) Retzlaff. His early life was spent in Elm Grove. He graduated from Brookfield Central High School with the class of […]