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WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL Obituary information: Marci Larson, (608) 252-6320 OBITUARIES ES Sunday, March 19, 1995 4B DEATH NOTICES Margaret 69 Jane 74 Butzlaff, Marion Portage Coffey, Catherine 63...... Elliott, Dennis 45. River Faulkner, Thomas 45.. Hillner, Ralph 88. Holm, Erin Elizabeth, 17......

Johnson, Donald 70 Judd, Francis "Frank," 91 Madison Klatt, Harriette Munson, 92............ Gulf Breeze, Kopp, Edmund 59... Madison-Sacramento, Calif. Lewellyn, Robert Meffert, Martha 86... Bennett, Margaret J.

Margaret J. Bennett, age 69, of Madison died Friday, March 17, .1995 at a Madison hospital. She was born September 30, 1925 in Madison, the daughter of Frank R. and Olga (Riendfliesh) Gray. She married James Wm.

Bennett on November 21, 1945 in Los Angeles. She was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she served as President of the Keenagers and Miriam Circle and was past President of TLCW. She loved geneology, cross stitching, and was a devoted mother who had a genuine love for her family. She is survived by her husband James ten children, Terry Sandy L. Marr, Jimmy Rickey Johnny Timmy J.

Bahr, Tommy Melody A. Scott, and Becki K. Hale; seventeen grandchildren; two brothers, Rodney Gray and Frank Gray; three sisters, Lorraine LePore, Helen Benedette, and Barbara O'Malley. She was preceded in death by a son, Dan M. Bennett; her parents; and a sister, Dorothy Kundert.

Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1904 Winnebago Street, at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, March 20, 1995 with Reverend Kurt Billings officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, 19, 1995 at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive.

Braun, Jane M. Jane M. Braun, age 74, of McFarland, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 1995, in a Madison hospital after a prolonged illness. She was born on October 12, 1920, in Milwaukee, and has been a Dane "County resident since 1967. Jane was an executive secretary to the Chancellor of the UW Centers from 1973 until her retirement in 1983.

Prior to that she worked for the Coordinating Council of Higher Education from 1968 to 1973. The former Jane Nauman marRobert Braun on June 28, 1941, in Milwaukee; he preceded her in death in 1985. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and its Miriam Circle, which she especially loved. She was also a member of the Lioness Club. She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Braun Marshall and her husband, Fred Marshall of Cottage Grove, Robin Bradburn and her husband, Mike of McFarland; two grandchildren, Robert and Hannah Marshall; a sister, Joan (Harry) Weidler of Menomonee Falls; and a brother, Jack (Carol) Nauman of Grafton.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Nauman. Funeral services 2 will be held at HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2670 Milwaukee Street, at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 1995. Reverend Steven P. 'Petersen will be officiating.

Burial will held at Roselawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until 14:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 1995, at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Dr. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, American Cancer Society or the McFarland Outreach and Special Services.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. in the last years of her life, her many dear friends were a constant support of love and kindness. She will always be remembered for her smile and sense of humor and generosity of spirit. Butzlaff, Marion E. PORTAGE Marion E.

Butzlaff died unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, March 16, 1995. She was born on November 17, 1918 to William and Frieda (Anken) Butzlaff. Marion graduated from Madison Business College and worked for Columbia County Social Services for over 40 years. She was the choir director and organist for the Trinity United Church of Christ until her death. She was also very active in her church, serving on the church council for many years and the Women's Guild.

She did volunteer work since her retirement. Marion is survived two sisters, Ruth (Willard) Ramsay of Portage and Jean (Mark) Casper of Portage; nieces Linda (Ken) Grotzke of Janesville, Wendy (Ray) Geymann of Portage, Marcia Casper of Fox Point, and Sally (Mike) Venechuk of Wilmette, Illinois; a nephew, James (Judy) Ramsay of Pardeeville; along with four grandnieces and four grandnephews; and dear neighbor, Helen Wittern of Portage. Funeral services be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, Portage at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 1995. Reverend Ken Barnhart will officiate, with interment OAK GROVE CEMETERY, Portage.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 1995 at the PFLANZ MANTEY MENDRALA FUNERAL HOME in Portage, and from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 1995 at the TRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST.

Coffey, Catherine S. MADISON S. Coffey, age 63, of Madison died March 18, 1995 in a nursing home. Arrangements are pending at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 North Sherman Avenue. Elliott, Dennis G.

RIVER, WISCONSIN Dennis Gerald Elliott, age 45, of Janesville, died in the Beloit Memorial Hospital Friday evening, March 17, 1995. He was born July 30, 1949, the son of Gerald and Bernardine (Stockwell) Elliott. He graduated from the Craig High School in Janesville. He served in the U.S. Army for over 20 years, retiring as a Sergeant.

He worked as a Security Guard at the Fairbanks-Morse in Beloit and most recently was employed at the Rock County Humane Society in Janesville, Wisconsin. Dennis is survived by his wife, Ok-Ja Elliott of Janesville; his parents, Gerald and Bernardine Elliott of Janesville; a sister, Kathie Elliott of Roanoke, Indiana; three brothers, Daniel (Cheryl) Elliott of St. Charles, Illi- ceded in death by his two brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be held at the FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 518 North Franklin Avenue, on Monday March 20, 1995 at 10:30 A.M. The Reverend Mark Klinger will offici- ate.

Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. Sunday, March 19, 1995. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church or to HospiceCare, Inc.

Holm, Erin Elizabeth MADISON -Erin Elizabeth Holm, age 17, died Wednesday, March 15, 1995. She was born December 22, 1977 in Madison, the daughter of James and Claire Ann Holm. She attended Tenney, School. Nursery, At and Marquette Marquette Middle Elementa- School she received the Presidential Academic Fitness Award for two consecutive years. She also attended East High School, and later Malcolm Shabazz High School.

Erin was an avid reader and loved music. During her school years she played piano, participated in Marquette Strings Program, the Wisconsin Strings Festival, the East High School Band and played French horn with the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra. She was a talented athlete and a member of Madison Turners, Madtown Twisters, International Team Gymnastics and the East High Swim Team. In addition to her parents, Erin is survived by her brother Alex, at home; her paternal grandmother, Lorraine Holm, Sacramento, California; her maternal grandparents, James and Earlma Cisco, St. Armands Key, Florida.

Other survivors include aunts and uncles, Michel Sturm of Davenport, Iowa, James (Donna) Cisco of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Polly Cisco of Argyle, Amy (Steve) Rosenbaum of Sarasota, Florida, Molly Cisco of Madison, Richard Holm of Beloit, Kathleen (John) Cox, Margaret (Tom) Catarella, Patricia (Ron) Ingram of Sacramento, California; many cousins, friends; and her special caregivers, Jo Ann and James Hanaway, The family wishes to acknowledge the love, support and abiding dedication of the professionals at all levels who stood alongside Erin throughout her illness. Your heartfelt struggle to give your best was remarkable. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 20, at 1:30 pm at CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 944 East Gorham Street. Burial will follow at FOREST HILL CEMETERY.

Friends may visit family from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Monday at the church. Cress Funeral Home is charge of the arrangements. Gifts in Erin's memory may be given to the Erin Elizabeth Holm Memorial Fund. Peace, Erin, Peace Johnson, Donald R. WATERTOWN Donald R.

Kowing of Madison; five nephews. He two nieces and CRESS FUNERAL HOME was preceded in 3610. Speedway Rd. death by his parents, and Dewey. He will be remembered for his lively sense of humor and unique outlook on life.

He was an avid reader, a lover of music, especially the music of the 1940's era, when he played the saxophone in a dance band, and he immensely enjoyed his role as a grandparent, and also as a political pundit. A Memorial Service will be held at the SUNSET MEMORIAL GARDENS CHAPEL on Saturday, March 25, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. There will be no visitation. In appreciation for the care and concern accorded him by the William S. Middleton Veterans Memorial Hospital, the family suggests that memorials be made to the hospital.

The Joyce Funeral Home is assisting the family. Judd, Francis "Frank" MADISON Francis "Frank" Judd, age 91, died on Friday, March 17, 1995. He was born on February 2, 1904 in Madison. On August 17, 1930, he married Minnie Urban. Frank was a barber for over 50 years and worked in several barbershops around the Square.

After his retirement, he and Minnie spent their winters in Largo, Florida until moving to the Oakwood Village Apartments in 1988. He was a long time member of Bethel Lutheran Church and a member of the Mason Lodge AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Zor Shrine, Elks Lodge 410, and a former member of the Nakoma Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Minnie of Madison; a daughter, Donna (James) Smithback of Madison; three granddaughters, Lynn (Kevin) Carey of McFarland, Laura (Bert) Slinde of Monona and Stacey Lybeck of McFarland; a grandson, David Smithback of Eagle River; eight great grandchildren; a brother, Selmer of Oregon; and many, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, three sisters; and a daughter, Joanie at age 4. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m.

on Monday, March 20, 1995 at OAKWOOD RESURRECTION CHAPEL. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 1995 at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road. If friends desire, memorials may be made to the Zor Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital, Bethel TV Media Ministry or Oakwood Foundation.

Klatt, Harriette Munson GULF BREEZE, Harriette Munson Klatt, age 92, died on Wednesday, March 15, 1995. She was born Rushville, Illinois on October 29, "1902 to Dr. Henry Orson Munson and Rosanna Mary Jane Cleary Munson. A graduate of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois, she taught high school science in Astoria and Downers Grove, Illinois until her marriage in 1930 to Reinhold Karl Klatt. They lived of their married life in Towson, Maryland, and raised their children there.

Reinhold died in 1977. Harriette was very active in and faithful to the Methodist Church. Her membership in PEO was also very important to her, and she served as the Maryland State President. Her friendships with and hospitality to foreign students extended from the 1950's to the 1980's, and she visited some of them after their return to their home countries in Asia. She travelled in Europe and Africa as well.

Thankful for the long life she shared with us are her son and daughter-inlaw, Kenneth and Arimanda Klatt of Madison, daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jane and Benjamin Barnard of Minneapolis, daughter Nancy Klatt of Madison; grandchildren, Nancy, Paul, Raymond, Maggie, Kenneth, and Karl; great grandchild Maria, her sister, Marian Smith of Gulf Breeze, Florida, nieces, nephews, and many friends. Her sister, Helena Pickinpaugh died in February of 1995. A memorial service be held on Monday, March 20, 1995 at 1:30 p.m. at BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3910 Mineral Point with the Reverend David Harsh officiating. Burial will be in Rushville, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church or to PEO's International Scholarship Fund. Mother will be remembered most for her great gift of love. CRESS FUNERAL HOME THE CAPITAL TIMES Johnson, age 70 of Watertown, died on Friday, March 17, 1995 after a devastating battle with cancer at the Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital. He was born on June 2, 1924 Madison, the son of Dewey and Esther (Gray) Johnson. He graduated from Madison West High School in 1941, and attended UW- Whitewater.

He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II as a Link Trainer Instructor, and Celestial Navigation Trainer. He was retired. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey D. (Kathryn) Johnson of Minneapolis, Minnesota; three granddaughters; a step-daughter, Bobbi (Larry) Schilberg of Watertown; a step- grandson, and a sister, Betty J. Photo Contest It's that time of year again; time to rummage through those negatives and photos you've shot during the past year and submit them for The Capital Times' annual Amateur Photo Contest.

Amateur photographers are once again invited to submit their favorite photographs in two categories, color and black and white for judging competition. One photo out of the two categories will be selected "Best of Show" by contest judges and win $200. In addition, first, second and third place winners will be selected in EACH category and receive $100, $75 and $50 respectively. All winning photos will be published in The Capital Times. photographers.

All decisions of the judges will be final. Questions on the contest may be answered by calling Ann Burt Meyer at 252-6417 or Gary Neuenschwander at 252-6421. 5. The Capital Times will not accept responsibility for the negatives, prints or transparencies submitted as entries to the contest. Winning entries will become the property of The Capital Times and will not be returned.

Other photos will be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Entries should be sent to: Photo Contest, The Capital Times, P.O. Box 8060, Madison, WI 53708. Each entry must be postmarked by Saturday, April 1, 1995. The Capital Times Kopp, Edmund D.

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA Edmund D. Kopp, age 59, of Sacramento, California died March 14, 1995 in a Palo Alto, California hospital. He was born July 31, 1935 in Whitewater, Wisconsin, the SOn of Edmund and Ethel. He is survived by a brother, Roger (Rena) Kopp; a sister, Peggy (Richard) Pobanz; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Ethel.

Gravesite services will be held at the Forest Hill Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 1995. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 1995 at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive.

Lewellyn, Robert B. COLUMBUS Robert B. Lewellyn, age 66, died on Saturday, March 18, 1995 at Columbus Community Hospital, He was born on April 30, 1928 in Oshkosh to Theodore and Hazel (Dahlke) Lewellyn. He moved to Columbus in 1944 and attended Columbus High School. He was married to Lorraine Thompson on October 9, 1947.

Mr. Lewellyn owned and operated Columbus Sports Shop for six years, then Lewellyn's Furniture Stripping for 14 years until his retirement. He was a past member of the Columbus Fire Dept. for 18 years; was elected and served as Constable for Columbus Police Dept. for four years; a past member of Columbus Jaycees, Columbus Sportsman Club, Columbus country Club; and was a member of the Olivet Congregational United Church of Christ, Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Columbus; a son, Gary; a special daughter, Sherry (Michael) Stansberry, both of Columbus; two granddaughters, Anna Marie and Cynthea Lynn Lewellyn; a motherin-law, Mabel Thompson of Columbus; a brother-in-law, Keith Thompson of King, Wisconsin; a sister-in-law, Betty (Harvey) Brossard of New Orleans; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Theo Lewellyn. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 1995 at 11:00 A.M. at the JONES-JENSEN FUNERAL HOME, Columbus. Rev.

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Friends may call at the funeral home from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Monday. Memorials to the Olivet Church would be appreciated. Jones-Jensen Funeral Home Columbus nois, Richard (Marie) Elliott of Roanoke, Indiana and Doug Elliott of Janesville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, March 20, 1995 in the UNITED METHODIST CHURCH in Blue River, Wisconsin with Reb. Richard T. Bilyeu, Jr. officiating, and burial in the Greenwood Cemetery, with Military graveside rites conducted by the Robert R.

Shattuck American Legion Post Visitation will on Sunday, March 19, 1995 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the GODAGER FUNERAL HOME in Blue River and at the church on Monday from 12:00 noon until the time of services. GODAGER FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Faulkner, Thomas R.

MADISON Thomas R. Faulkner, age 45, of Madison, died on Friday, March 17, 1995 at a local hospital. He was born November 8, 1949 in Madison, the son of Richard J. and Ruth J. Faulkner.

Tom was a 1967 graduate of Cambridge High School before serving with the U.S. Navy Seabee's during the Vietnam War. He married June Duessler on June 22, 1985 in Sun Prairie. Tom was employed with Wisconsin Management Inc. as a maintenance technician.

He was a member of the American Legion Post the VFW post and was a very avid outdoorsman. In addition to his wife June, survivors include his daughter, Heidi; two stepsons, James Zifke and Brian (Tammy) Zifke, all of Sun Prairie; his mother, Ruth Faulkner of Madison; three brothers, Henry (Lea) of Edgerton, Peter (Ruth) of Cambridge, and Bill (Donna) of Madison; four sisters, Margaret (Milton) Sprecher of Middleton, Jane (Don) Kluever of Stoughton, Pat (Bill) Imhoff of Monona, and Virginia (James) Iverson of Maiden Rock, Wisconsin; his grandmother, Beatrice Meiklejohn of Seymour, Wisconsin; his mother-in-law, Violet J. Duessler of Monona; 16 nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard in 1976. Funeral services will be held at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 21, 1995 with Father Douglas Duschack presiding.

Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery with Military graveside rites conducted by the Madison Area Veterans Council. Friends may call from 4:00 until 7:00 PM 011 Monday, March 20, 1995 at the funeral home, where a Military Pass and Review will be held at 7:00 PM. Hillner, Ralph C. MADISON Ralph C. Hillner, age 88, on Thursday, March 16, 1995 at residence after a brief illness.

He born in Rockford, Illinois on April 1906, the son of Charles A. and Johanna "Minnie" (Peterson) Hillner. Ralph was married to the former Helen G. Geritz in Albany, New York on June 1, 1935. He was an owner of Williams Dental Lab in Madison for forty-five years, retiring in 1985.

He was an active member The First Baptist Church for many years. He is survived by his wife, Helen; two Carl R. Hillner and Robert (Karen) Hillner, both of Madison; three granddaughters, Patricia Hillner of Randolph, Wisconsin, Laurie (Bill) Cadorette and Susan (Bill) Vlasak, all of Madison; and a great grandson, Chad Alexander Vlasak. He was pre- Above: Stephen J. O'Keefe of Madison entered this photo entitled "The New Short The Rules: 1.

All photos and slides entered in the contest must have been taken no earlier than January 1994. Contestants may submit three photos in each of the two categories. 2. All entries must have the name, address, home and work telephone numbers of the entrant as well as the theme or title of that photo printed clearly in ink on the back of the photo or the mounting of the slide. Black and white prints and color prints must be no larger than Very small prints are not advisable.

Prints should not be mounted or framed. Color slides must be in paper or plastic mounts. No slides will be accepted for black and white photo entries. 3. The contest is open to anyone except employees of The Capital Times or Madison Newspapers, their immediate families or professional photographers.

Entries will be judged by The Capital Times Meffert, Martha E. WAUNAKEE Martha E. Meffert, age 86, died on Friday, March 17, 1995 at the Waunakee Manor Health Care Center. The former Martha Karls was born on August 25, 1908 to Joseph and Lena (Miller) Karls in Waunakee. She was married to Peter Meffert on October 8, 1929 and she lived all of her life in Waunakee.

Her husband preceded her in death on May 22, 1984. She was a past member of the RSVP Club with Central Colony, also a member of the Golden Waun-A-Club and a member of St. John's Catholic Church. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and home maker. Survivors include three daughters, Mary (Pat) Boyle of Madison, Joan (Albert) Deans of Dane and Cheryl (Russ) Wipperfurth of Waunakee; four sons, Joe (Mary Ellen) of Waunakee, Jim (Linda) of Minneapolis, Jack (Marilyn) of Waunakee and Pete (Sue) of Waunakee; 25 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; six sisters, Ann Karls, Delphine Petranek and Joan Schwab, all of Waunakee, Margaret Hellenbrand of Janesville, Sister Stela Marie of Fond du Lac and Dorothy (Jerry) Maly of Waunakee; three brothers, Arnold (Priscilla) Karls of Madison, Bill Karls of Waunakee, and Tom (Odelia) of Waunakee; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Beruie Zeman; one grandson, Scott Zeman; two brothers, Sylvester and Joseph; and one sister, Mary Hellenbrand. Funeral Services will be held On Monday, March 20, 1995 at at ST. JOHNS'S CATHOLIC CHURCH. The Rev. Dick Leffler will officiate.

Friends may call on Sunday, March 19, 1995 from until at the WINN FUNERAL HOME where a scripture service will be read at Friends may also call at the church on Monday, from until the time of services. Burial will take place at the church cemetery. Snoop by Pat Simms Scoops every Sunday Monday, Wednesday Friday in the Wisconsin State Journal WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL CALL 252-6363 FOR HOME DELIVERY WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL presents the 14th Annual CLASSIC 5-mile Fun Run and 2.5-mile Walk For the benefit of U.W. Varsity Athletics Saturday, April 22 Starts at the Capitol Square and ends at Camp Randall Stadium Registration: fee is $15.00. All proceeds go to support Wisconsin Athletics and the U.W.

Band, Cheerleaders, Pom pon squad and Bucky Badger. The Crazylegs event has raised almost $500,000 for Badger sports in 13 previous years. Thanks for supporting all U.W. sports. Participants receive a souvenir Crazylegs T-shirt Post celebration prizes in Camp Randall Stadium For race information call 263-7894 Major Corporate Sponsors: Old Style Beer Merrill Lynch Rayovac Northwest Airlines WISC-TV3 WIBA-AM 1310 WIBA FM Wisconsin State Journal.

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