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Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 11:05 am

James N. Hutchison Jr., Rosemarie A. Wagner, Willard H. Key, Mildred Katherine Nora Krause,  Paul E. Flint, Bonnie Riesen-Hale

James N. Hutchison Jr.

James N. Hutchison Jr., 92, Watertown, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at home.

James was born on Aug. 5, 1920, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of James and Madeline (Drake) Hutchison.  James served his country in the Navy during World War II. He married Ruth E. Hall on March 12, 1944, in Columbus, Ohio. He worked as a print pressman for West Camp Press in Westerville, Ohio, for many years.  James attended Lakewood Baptist Church in Delafield. He loved the Lord and served Him faithfully and in past years, enjoyed volunteering at Camp Peniel Christian Camp.

Beloved father and grandfather of Kenneth (Sharon) Hutchison of Columbus, Cathy (David) Logan of Greenville, S.C.; Keith (Doodie) Hutchison of Clearwater, Fla.; and Christine (Dennis) Komis of Watertown; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Eugene (Dorothy) Hutchison of Columbus, and Glen Hutchison of Logan, Ohio; also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sisters and a brother. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Lakewood Baptist Church Building Fund.

Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. on Friday at Fellowship Baptist Church in Watertown with the Rev. David Marriott of Lakewood Baptist Church presiding. Visitation will be held on Friday 2 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be in Ebenezer Moravian Church Cemetery.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home Watertown is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made at www.PN-FH.com.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home, 213 S. Fifth St. Watertown

Rosemarie A. Wagner

Rosemarie A. “Rosie” Wagner, age 81, of Watertown, passed away on Monday morning Oct. 8, 2012, at Marquardt Memorial Manor.

The former Rosemarie Anna Storbeck was born on Oct. 9, 1930, in Watertown the daughter of Carl and Anna (Heitzmann) Storbeck. Rosie was a 1948 graduate of the Watertown High School. On Aug. 4, 1950, she married Melvin M. Wagner in Dubuque, Iowa. Rosie had been employed at Tetzlaff Pharmacy, Fischer’s Department Store and Walmart all in Watertown. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown and a former member of the Watertown American Legion Auxiliary and the Watertown Country Club. Rosie loved playing bridge. She enjoyed reading and playing Wii bowling.

Rosie is survived by her husband, Mel, of Watertown; two children, Karl (Barb Butler) Wagner of Watertown and Rebecca (Jeff) Peterson of Duluth, Ga.; 11 grandchildren, Haley (Kara Kephart) Wagner, Ryan (fiancée Cassandra Martin) Wagner, Chad Butler (Jen Claas), Kris Butler (Will Harrison), Nicole (Ryan) Wagner, Brandon (fiancée Amber Wisniewski) Wagner, Lance Wagner, Savannah Wagner, Breanna Wagner, Megan Peterson and Dana Peterson, two great-grandchildren, Jacob Butler and Kianna Harrison, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Rosie was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Bradley on Dec. 8, 2009, and a brother, Herman Storbeck on Feb. 5, 1990.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Rodney Warnecke officiating. Innichement will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church, The Watertown Humane Society or The Marquardt Manor Foundation. The family would like to say special thanks to the staff at Marquardt Memorial Manor for their kindness and their loving devoted care. The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.

Hafemeister Funeral Home, 611 E. Main St. Watertown

Willard H. Key

BEAVER DAM — Willard H. Key passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at the Golden LivingCenter in Beaver Dam at the age of 86 years.

He was born in Hustisford, the son of Herbert Sr. and Elsie (nee Kobow) Key. Willard attended Bethany Lutheran School and Church. He graduated from Hustisford High School class of 1944. Willard served our country in World War II stationed in Okinawa. He retired from John Deere Horicon Works after 39 years.

Willard is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Herbie Key and grandson Dylan Davidson.  

He is survived by his wife, Alvira N. (nee Mareno) Key of Hustisford; his children, Kara (Dennis) Sandley, Tiffany (Thad) Seifert, Kim Davidson, Janelle Davidson and Kevin (Denise) Davidson; 15 grandchildren; and his sister, Beryl Roll. Also survived by other relatives and many friends.

Graveside service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hustisford Cemetery. The Rev. Timothy Bauer of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church will preside. Military honors under the auspices of Hustisford American Legion Post No. 420.

The family would like to thank the staff at Golden LivingCenter and the nurses of Hillside Hospice for their loving care and compassion of Willard. Memorials to Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family. To leave condolences visit www.berndt-ledesma.com.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home, 150 Oak Grove St. Hustisford

Mildred Katherine Nora Krause

Mildred Katherine Nora Krause, age 101, of Reeseville, was called home by God on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

Mildred was born April 20, 1911, the daughter of Asa and Leonea Freber. She married Gerhard C. Krause and raised his three daughters; Mildred Neis, Delores Strahota and Carol Stelse. Together they had Jane Klug.

Mildred loved sewing, growing flowers and raspberries and chucking hickory nuts.  Her biggest joy was of course the Milwaukee Brewers, as well as living in Reeseville.

Mildred is further survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, as well as her many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Alton Freber and Orville Freber; stepdaughter, Delores and her husband Raymond Strahota; sons-in-law, Norbert Neis, LeRoy Stelse and Richard Klug, as well as her dear friend Mabel Klentz.  Funeral services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Reeseville on Saturday. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., with the service beginning at noon. Interment will be at the Reeseville Cemetery, and there will be a luncheon following at the Church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mildred’s name.

The Murray Funeral Home, 214 S. Main St. in Reeseville, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit website at www.MurrayFH.com.

Murray Funeral Home, 214 Main St. Reeseville

 Paul E. Flint

MADISON — Paul E. Flint, 48, of Madison, passed away on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at his residence.

Paul was born on May 7, 1964, in Watertown, the son of George and Joan (Elliott) Flint. He was a graduate of Watertown High School and was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison. He was employed as an IT Tech for many years.

Survivors include, his father, George Flint, of Watertown; sister, Laura Flint, of Madison; brother, John Flint, of Fort Atkinson; four sons, Andrew (Toniette) and Aaron Flint, both of Watertown; Mitchell and Joshua Flint both of Menominee Falls. Paul is also survived by a number of cousins, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Joan.  

Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Anthony Schultz presiding. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home Watertown and Thursday at 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home Watertown is caring for the family. Online condolences can be made at www.PN-FH.com.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home, 213 S. Fifth St. Watertown

Bonnie Riesen-Hale

MIDLAND, Mich. — Bonnie Riesen-Hale, of Midland, was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

Bonnie was born on Nov. 24, 1946, to Paul and Marjorie (Griffith) Riesen.

She is survived by her daughter, Terri (Robert) Hooper; and her grandchildren, Trey, Lauren and Dillon. She is further survived by her father, Paul; brothers, David (Jean), Paul (Linda), Larry (Diane) and Ernie (Barb); sisters, Irma Owen, Beth (Chuck) Feller and Wendy Bonilla; along with 14 nieces and nephews.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her mother in 1957.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. at Faith United Church in Coleman. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the American Cancer Society.

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