Obituaries
 

Duane Chroninger

Readstown, WI

James Clark

Viola, WI

Robert Hostetler

Richland Center, WI

Edward Cuffe

Soldiers Grove, WI

 

 

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James Clark
 

James Clark, 61, of Viola, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at his home. He had battled cancer for 4 years.
   He was born on May 31, 1956 in Burlington, Wisconsin to Clyde and Donna (Owen) Clark.  He married Candise Clark on Oct. 17, 1997 in Union City, Tennessee.
   He was an over the road truck driver for thirty-three years.  He drove for Hummer Trucking of Iowa for many years.  During his last few years of driving he drove for Vykmeyer Trucking of Viroqua. 
   He was an avid hunter.  He loved going to Wyoming to hunt.  He also loved spending time with his family, friends, and grandchildren.
   He is survived by his wife:  Candise of Viola; 1 daughter:  Lacey (Nick) Duell of Bloomingdale; 3 sons:  Sam, Jacob, and Chad of Viola; 17 grandchildren; 3 brothers:  Larry and Dave of Viola, and Mike (Rita) of Sedalia, MO.; 1 sister:  Ida (Joseph) Hughes of Viola; many nieces and nephews; and 1 very special close friend:  James Moore.
   He was preceded in death by 1 son:  Jason of Keene, N.H.; his parents:  Clyde and Donna Clark; and his grandparents.
   A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 3, at 3 PM at Sime Funeral Home in Readstown.  Pastor Chuck Miller will officiate.  Friends may call from 1 PM until 3 PM.
   Online condolence can be sent to http://www.simefuneralforum.com

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Edward Cuffe
 

Edward Cuffe, 58, of Soldiers Grove, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his home.
   Funeral arrangements will be held on Saturday, July 15, at 4 PM at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown. Pastor Chuck Miller will officiate.
   Online condolence can be sent to http://www.simefuneralforum.com


Duane Chroninger
 

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Duane Chroninger, 86, of Readstown, passed away on Monday,July 3, 2017 at Sannes Skogdalen Nursing Home in Soldiers Grove.         He was born to Douglas and Mary (Stone) Chroninger on June 24, 1931 in Readstown.  He attended Readstown schools, graduating in 1949.
   In 1949, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. In 1950, he was assigned to 1st Army Cavalry with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, laying mines and clearing mines.  He was on one of the first boats of soldiers going to Korea.  He earned the Bronze Star for gallantry in action under fire.  When he was in Korea he had the honor of shaking hands with Supreme Allied Commander Gen.Douglas MacArthur.
   Upon returning to Wisconsin in 1952, he became a licensed cheese maker at the Manning Cheese Factory, in rural Readstown.  At the same time, he also hauled milk for the cheese factory. 
   He married Vera Peterson and had three boys:  Kevin, Danny, and Kenny.  They farmed outside of Readstown.  They later divorced.  In 1970, they sold the farm at Manning and built a new house outside of Readstown.
   He then started working for Michaels Pipeline, burying telephone cables for many years.  In later years, he worked for Vernon Telephone and the Kraemer Company, running the Swiggum Quarry, retiring just a few years ago.
   In 1988, he married Carol Anderson and built a small farm and sop outside of Readstown.  He loved to build buggies, forecarts, and many other types of horse powered equipment.  Carol, his grand kids, and his horses were the love of his life.  He last two horses--April and Olga (Norwegian Fjords) had to be sold because of his failing health, which made him very sad.  In 2014, Duane and Carol had to move to Sannes Skogdalen Nursing Home in Soldiers Grove because of failing health.
   Survivors include his wife, Carol; Sons:  Kevin (Nana), Dan, and Kenny (Thelma); grandchildren:  Kelly (Mike), Ryan (Sharon),
Timothy, Jamie (Justin, Kari, Robert, Matt (Ani), Glen, Laura; and 11 great grandchildren; sisters:  Lynn, Louise, Sheila; brother:  Donald; Step children include:  Luann (Vern, Randy (Cheryl), David (Carolyn); step grandchildren include:  Nicole, Danielle, Chelsea, Andrew, Shari, and 1 great grandchild.
   Duane was preceded in death by his parents, Doug and Mary; sisters:  Virginia, Freda Jane, Ruby, Shirley, Bonnie, Monica, and infant brother Douglas, Jr.; stepchildren:  Rick (Tonya), and Eugene Anderson; and a host of friends and relatives.
   The funeral will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Readstown Church of Christ.  Pastor Dennis Johnson will officiate and burial will be in the Manning Cemetery, rural Readstown.  Military grave rites will be conducted by the William A. Schoville Post #220 of the American Legion in Soldiers Grove.
   A luncheon is to be served after the graveside service at the Kickapoo Corners Restaurant in Readstown, all persons are welcome.
   Online condolence can be sent to http://www.simefuneralforum.com

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Robert Hostetler
 

Robert Hostetler, 87, of Richland Center, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Gundersen Medical Center in LaCrosse.
   He was born in Shelbyville, Illinois on September 1, 1929 to Ova and Clara (Unzicher) Hostetler.  He married Virginia Kropf on Dec. 18, 1949.  They lived in Tampico, Illinois for a time.  In 1962, they moved to Muscoda.  In 1998, they moved to Richland Center area.
   He is survived by his wife:  Virginia of Richland Center; 4 sons:  Mervin (Ila) of Brownsville, Oregon, Roger (Elaine) of Creston, Iowa, Galen (Donna) Richland
Center, and Darwin (Eunice) of Richland Center; 3 daughters:  Larita (Clifford) Kauffman of Creston, Iowa, Angie (Jay) Kauffman of Richland Center, and Dawn (Steve) Schrock of Richland Center; 43 grandchildren, and 60 great grandchildren; 1 brother:  Clifford (Eunice) Hostetler of Berryville, Arkansas; and 2 sisters: Naomi (Eldon) Shrock of Berryville, Arkansas and Sadie (Edward) Headings of Creston, Iowa.
   He was preceded in death by his parents (including his step mother Mary), 1 infant boy: Daryl; 1 grandson:  Norman.
   Funeral services will be held 10 AM on Thursday, June 29, at the Pleasant Valley Amish Mennonite Church at Muscoda. 
   Friends may call on Wednesday from 3 to 5 PM and from 6 to 8 PM at the Lighthouse Chapel at 345 S. Cairns Ave. in Richland Center.  Rich McBain and Darwin Hostetler will officiate. Burial will be at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Muscoda.
   Online condolence can be sent to http://www.simefuneralforum.com

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