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Ricky P. Eastlick
Ricky Paul Eastlick, age 48, of Potosi, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born August 29, 1966, the son of Gerald and Margaret (Oyen) Eastlick. Rick attended Potosi High School. He was a Chicago Cubs fan, and a member of the Happy Clovers 4 H club. Rick was employed as a mason, bricklayer, and most recently, operating an excavating business. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on the family farm. Rick dearly loved spending time with his son Jacob, and attending all of his activities.
Survivors include his parents Gerald and Margaret Eastlick, his son, Jacob, and his mother, Linda Orr, a sister, Wendy S. Reuter, his niece and goddaughter, Paige (Tyler Clauer) Reuter and their son, Ryder Clauer, a nephew, Preston Reuter, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Family and friends called on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Catholic Church, and on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Rick Eastlick memorial fund has been established. The Martin Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Potosi is assisting the family.
Eastman, age 94, died on
In addition to her parents and her husband,
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Robert A. "Bob" Eck will be fishing in heaven from now on. He passed away peacefully after a long hard battle on Friday, February 17, 2017. He was born on April 4, 1937, to Ray and Bernice Eck in Waterloo Township. Robert was a workaholic but always made time for his family, playing cards, hunting, and fishing. After serving four years in the Air Force he worked in petroleum distribution and farming. Bob was a 30 year veteran on the Lancaster Fire Department. He served on many committees for the First Presbyterian Church where he has been member for nearly 60 years. Bob was also a member of the Mississippi Valley I.O.O.F. Lodge #86 and the Richard Burns American Legion Post No. 109 of Lancaster.
Robert is survived by his wife of 59 1/2 years Phyllis (Nickel), daughters: Angela (David) Dunn of Neenah and Christine (Brian) Corell of Lancaster; grandchildren, Matt Dunn (fianc Jackie Kamps) Erin Dunn, Kessa (Brandon) Klaas, Johanah (William) Hood, Brian Corell, Megan (Nick) Sommers, Jimmy Eck, and great-grandchildren: Kesandra, Kyla, Kaci, and Bentli Klaas. Bob is further survived by sisters: LaVon (Albert) Miller and Betty (Paul) Pluemer and brother, Roger (Shirley) Eck; sisters-in-law: Dorothea Eck, Kay Eck, Doris Eck, Donna (Phil) Nickson; brothers-in-law: La Vern Nickel and Carson Clifton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jim Eck, his parents; siblings: Stanley, Virgil, Clayton Eck and Vivian Alcott; in-laws: Sylvia and Arlie Nickel; sisters-in-law: Arlene Clifton and MaryAlyce Nickel; brother-in-law, John Alcott, and many dear friends and fishing buddies.
Memorial services along with military honors will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster with Pastor Mark Hoehne officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Family and friends may call on Sunday from 12:00 noon until time of services at the church. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster is entrusted with the services.
Virgil W. Eck
Eck, age 75, of
David G. Eckstein
David G. Eckstein, age 58, of Cassville, died on
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Eckstein, Cassville; his two sons: Jason (Toni) Eckstein, Dubuque, IA; Jamie Eckstein, Dubuque, IA; his mother, June Eckstein, Cassville; three step-children: Christopher (Nicki) Koehler, River Falls; Amy (Fianc Clint Bean) Koehler and Diana Koehler both of Cassville; eight grandchildren; his sister, Bonnie (Gary) Kasper, Cassville; and a niece, Brandi (Todd) Thiesen, Cassville.
In addition to his father, David was preceded in death by a nephew, Jason Kasper.
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Kathryn A. Eckstein
Kathryn "Kay" A. Eckstein, age 90, of Paducah, KY, formerly of Cassville, WI, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, at her home in Paducah. She was born on March 10, 1927, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Marie and Joseph Hendrick. Kay attended St. Scholastica Academy and furthered her education at Marquette University, where she earned a degree in English. It was there that she met Ray Eckstein and they were united in marriage on June 26,1948. In 1949 the couple moved to Cassville and raised their family.
Kay enjoyed the river and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed playing cards, socializing and wintering in Boca Raton. Charitable giving has become a rewarding endeavor for Kay and Ray. They created the Ray and Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust to partner with charities serving human needs and families, providing faith based initiatives, supporting educational endeavors, and sustaining vibrant communities.
Kay is survived by her loving husband, Ray Eckstein, Paducah, KY; their children: Joanne Eckstein DelDotto, Chattanooga, TN; Randy Eckstein, New Orleans, LA; Sue Homra, Paducah, KY; Cindy (Erickson) Zaninovich, Paducah, KY; Teresa Eckstein, Paducah, KY; Joe Eckstein, Jacksonville, FL; John Eckstein, Paducah, KY; 28 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and four in God's pocket.
In addition to her parents, Kay was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Kay Eckstein; two brothers: Jeff and Joseph Hendrick.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial was in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. Family and friends called on Saturday from 11:30 until time of services at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, the family requests memorials be given to St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Cassville is entrusted with services.
Mary M. Eckstein
Mary M. Eckstein, age 89, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at her home. She was born on January 26, 1928, the daughter of Raymond "Penny" J. and Myra M. (Lindner) Eckstein. Mary graduated from Cassville High School and furthered her education at Marquette University in Milwaukee, earning a degree in Education. Upon graduation, she was employed at Whitewater University as a teacher/librarian. Mary was a lifelong member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville. She enjoyed biking, swimming, collecting, and playing the slot machines.
Mary is survived by her loving brother, Ray Eckstein and his wife, Kay, Paducah, KY; nieces and nephews: Joanne Eckstein Doldatto, Chattanooga, TN; Randy Eckstein, New Orleans, LA; Sue Homra, Paducah, KY; Cindy (Erickson) Zaninovich, Paducah, KY; Teresa Eckstein, Paducah, KY; Joe Eckstein, Jacksonville, FL; John Eckstein, Paducah, KY.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a niece, Mary Kay Eckstein.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial was in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. Family and friends called on Thursday from 12:00 noon until time of services at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Cassville is entrusted with services.
Carmella A. Eddy, age 98, passed away
peacefully Saturday, September 19, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Williams Bay.
She was born August 27, 1917, in Mineral Point, one of ten
children to Italian immigrants Joseph and Victoria (Bertucci) Filardo.
Carmella proudly carried her Italian heritage with her always.
After high school, she attended Spenserian Business College in Milwaukee.
Carmella married Donald L. Eddy on June 28, 1941, at St. Paul's Catholic
Church in Mineral Point. She was employed as the
administrative assistant to the superintendent of the Lancaster school district.
Carmella was a devoted member of St. Clement Catholic Church for over 70
years. She enjoyed time at the cabin in Cassville, her
card club, walking, reading, and the Green Bay Packers. Don
and Carmella were Lancaster Circulation Managers for the
Survivors include two sons: Robert (Barbara) Eddy in Brookfield, James Eddy in Lake Geneva; two daughters: Kathleen (Paul) Yih in Williams Bay, and Mary (Frank) Winingham in Delavan; 5 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Carmella was preceded in death by her husband, Donald of 67 years; and a grandson, Anthony; her siblings: Frank, Nick, Roseland, Mary, Katherine, Joseph and Bruno.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church with Father William Seipp and Father Herbert Schmidt officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster is assisting the family.
Blanche M. Edge
Blanche M. Edge, age 91, of
Surviving are her
children: Marlene Bliskey, DePere; Arlyn (Maxine)
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Edward and Ermil; a son, James Walker; a grandson, Jason Walker; three brothers, John, Frank and James Clark; four sisters: Mildred Cohen, Glenys Jozefowicz, Velma Walker, and Alice Miller.
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Carl M. Edge
Carl M. Edge, age 97, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014, at the Lancaster Care Center. He was born December 30, 1916, the son of Joseph and Amelia Etta (Spease) Edge. Carl was drafted in the U. S. Army from 1941 to 1945, during the American Theatre in World War II. He guarded the area of Peugeot Sound, WA and later served in Germany. On April 27, 1948, Carl married Eva R. (Vesperman) McKinstry at the Presbyterian parsonage in Lancaster. Together they farmed for over 54 years in Ellenboro Township. Carl was a member of Grant County Cattlemen Association, West Grant Saddle Club, Busy Badgers 4H Club, VFW Post 2344, Bethlehem E & R Church, and a lifetime member of Farm Bureau. He enjoyed his card playing at Zippys Brass Rail. Carl loved his family dearly and keeping up with their activities.
Surviving is his daughter, Karla (Joe) Schwantes, his step-daughter, Karen (Ernest) Noble, nine grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, eleven great-great grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Bethel Edge, a brother-in-law, Jerry (Kathryn) Vesperman, and many nieces and nephews.
Carl was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Eva, a step-son, Dennis McKinstry, two brothers, Ray (Clara) and Paul Edge, three brothers-in-law, Ivan (Marcella), Paul (Lois), and Delbert Vesperman.
Funeral services were held on Friday, November 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethlehem E & R Church in Lancaster, with Rev. Mark Dieter officiating. Burial with military honors was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.
Charles L. Edge, age 71, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster. He was born on January 12, 1943, in Platteville, the son of Gerald and Loretta (McPhail) Edge. Charles attended Platteville Schools. He worked for local farmers and lived and worked in Rockford, IL, for several years. Charles later went to Washington and Colorado before moving to Lancaster where he painted and restored old homes. Charles enjoyed having coffee with friends, playing cards, gambling, fishing and camping.
Survivors include his son, Clinton (Sara Vicencio) Edge; three grandchildren: Xavier, Gabrielle, and Camryn; his siblings: Geraldine (Richard) Kuhls; Irene (Gene) Clark; Grant (Mary Lou) Edge; and Carolyn Kane.
In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by a son, Chuck Edge and his sisters, Georgina Drew and Lynn Lawrence.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Pamela Strakeljahn officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends called on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral homes.
David & Joan Edge
David R. Edge, age 59 and Joan M. Edge, age 59, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, as a result of a motorcycle accident. David was born on March 25, 1954, the son of Ray and Clara (Scott) Edge. Joan was born on December 14, 1953, the daughter of Joseph and Mamie (Udelhoven) Dressler. On June 28, 1974, they were united in marriage in Lancaster. Together they farmed and raised their family in Potosi Township. Dave and Joan enjoyed the trips they had on their motorcycle. David liked hunting, and Joan liked to play cards and garden. Time spent with their children and grandchildren was most important.
Survivors include their children: Jason (Tara); Jerett (Debbie); Jesse; Jena (fianc Ashley Lawrence) Edge; Jennifer (Shawn) Foley; 14 grandchildren; Davids siblings: Vyra (Garland) Gotzinger; Arlene (Paul) Maring; Mary Udelhoven; Ruth (Gary) Kruser; Jolene (Harvey) Perkins; Joans siblings: Sr. Anna Marie Dressler; Agnes Simpson; Alma Moris; Catherine (John) Oberfoell; Rose (Herbert) Koppen; Bernadette Thole; Mary (Floyd) Churchill; Claire (Calvin) Churchill; Bernard (Theresa), James (Jan) and Clement (Betty) Dressler; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joan is preceded in death by two sisters: Virginia (Bill) Brockway; Theresa (Carl) Martin; her brothers-in-law: Peter Moris and Edward Simpson. David is preceded in death by two brothers-in law: Russell Wamsley and Bob Udelhoven, and a nephew Doug Maring.
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 2, 2013, at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Tennyson at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Pamela Strakeljahn officiating. Burial was in Hurricane Cemetery, S. Lancaster Township. Family and friends called on Sunday, September 1, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson and on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of plants and flowers a David and Joan Edge Memorial Fund has been established. Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Potosi is serving the family.
George H. Edge
George H. Edge, age 85, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Lancaster Care Center, surrounded by his family. He was born September 19, 1928 the son of Francis and Lela (Bennett) Edge. George married Betty J. Novinski September 19, 1950 at the Lancaster United Methodist parsonage. Together they farmed on the Edge family farm in Little Grant Township. George was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Mississippi Valley Lodge #86 and the Lancaster United Methodist Church. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Betty, playing cards and fishing.
Surviving is his loving wife of almost 64 years, Betty; two daughters Dianne (Charlie) Rice, Debbie (Garry) Raymond, two daughter in laws; Rhonda (Jim) Kitelinger and Jackie Edge, 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, two sisters; Mercedes Mumm and Velma Wetter.
George was preceded in death by two sons; Roger and Darrell, a granddaughter Kelly Edge, two sisters; Marion Leifer and Aleise (Stanley) Wetter, two brother in laws; William Mumm and Donald Wetter.
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, with Pastor Barb Cook officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery. Friends called on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, and on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until time of services. The Schwartz Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lancaster is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of plants and flowers, a George H. Edge memorial fund has been established.
Harlan L. Eggers, age75, of Potosi, passed away peacefully, Thursday, March 30, 2017, after a long battle with cancer.
He was born September 6, 1941, in Rockville, WI to LaVern & Frances Eggers. He married Jane Durni on July 13, 1963. Harlan retired from John Deere Dubuque Works, where he worked 30 years. In addition, he worked part-time in law enforcement as a Grant County Sheriff's Deputy, police officer for Cassville & Potosi Villages and was appointed as Chief of Police for the Village of Tennyson. He also worked for Milprint, Inc. in Lancaster. Harlan was a member of the Potosi Masonic Lodge and served his country in the 32nd Division of the Army National Guard. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting & fishing and was a Chicago Bears fan. He enjoyed playing cards and going to the casino. Harlan especially loved spending time with his family & friends and spoiling his grandchildren.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Jane, and his two children: Sheila (Mike) Schwarz, Janesville, WI and Chad (Julie) Eggers, Potosi, WI; nine grandchildren: Nicole Youngblut, Milwaukee, WI, Erica Collins, Boscobel, WI, Brandon (Alyssa), Austin, Carter and Hunter Schwarz, Rachel, (Mike) Edmonds, Randy Reynolds, & Robin (Dale) James; eleven great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many cousins.
He is preceded in death by his father, LaVern in 1992, his sister, Joyce 2003 and his father & mother-in-law, Fran & Gladys (Tootie) Durni in 1980.
Masonic and funeral services were held on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, 144 N Main, Potosi, with Reverend Mary Ann Floerke officiating. Burial with military honors were accorded in Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi. Family and friends called on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
The family expresses their sincere appreciation for the care Harlan received from the staff at St. Croix Hospice. Thanks also, to the many friends & family who called & visited to make his days brighter.
Rose Ella Ehlen
Ella Ehlen, age 96, of
Survivors include her four children: Clarence Ehlen, Mary (Jim) Haas, Joe (Joan) Ehlen, and Ray (Sue) Ehlen, all of Potosi; 13 grandchildren: Todd (Sandy) Ehlen, Tim (Marissa) Ehlen, Shari (Jim) Mergen, Sheila (Mike) McKillip; Shelby (Aarin) Schaefer, Joe (Dawn) Haas, Beth (Kevin) Flesch, Tom (Sonia) Haas, Amy (friend Tim) Haas, Josh (Kerri) Ehlen, Jarda, Kacie, and Kyi Ehlen; 21 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; one step great-great-grandson; other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her
parents, Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence on
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