Robbie Crafton, 77, of Baraboo, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg. Robbie was a 1960 graduate of Tulia High School in Tulia, Texas. On Dec. 30, 1961 she married Charles “Chuck” Crafton in Tulia, Texas. Robbie was a homemaker most of her life and moved to Baraboo several years earlier to be close to family. She had accepted Jesus as her savior. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Charles; two children, Catherine (Gregory) Harding and Timothy (Regina) Crafton; four grandchildren, Garrett, Alicia, Ariana and Alexander; brother, William Gardner. In addition to her parents, Robbie was preceded in death by a sister, JoAnn. In keeping with Robbie’s wishes, no formal services will be held. Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Shirley M. Wolterstorff, 85, of Baraboo, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at Devine Rehabilitation and Nursing in Lodi. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 727 8th St., Baraboo. Visitation will be at the church on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 12 pm (noon) to time of service. A full obituary will be published in the month of September. Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Friday, August 9, 2019
Kenlynn (Reimer) Faith, 77, of Baraboo, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at Oak Park Place in Baraboo. Kenlynn was born at home on Jan. 6, 1942 in Reedsburg, the daughter of Leonard and Edna (Roecker) Reimer. She was a graduate of Reedsburg High School and started her first job as a switch-board operator at Wisconsin Bell phone company. In February of 1964, she married Richard Faith at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. Kenlynn worked as a customer service representative for Land’s End Company and retired after many years of service. In her spare time she enjoyed tending to her flower garden, shopping for bargains and spending time at the casino. She especially enjoyed time spent with her family and friends and will be missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her children, Rick (Lisa Rhodes) Faith of Baraboo, Michele (David) DeCono of Watertown, Amy Faith of Prairie du Sac; grandchildren, Joe (Jessi Weinberger) DeCono and Ricky Ann (Andres Vega) DeCono; brothers, Leonard (Nancy) Reimer and Ken (Pat) Reimer; ex-husband and good friend, Richard “Dick” Faith; sister-in-law, Irene Reimer; and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Kenlynn was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ron. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. noon on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 624 East St., Baraboo, with Pastor Tim Kuske officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment will take place in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg. Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Keith R. Attwood, 67, of Baraboo, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Meriter Hospital in Madison with his loving family by his side. Keith was born in New York, New York on April 3, 1952 the son of John and June (Rhodes) Attwood. Keith graduated from Poynette High School and was employed at Oscar Mayer Corporation in Madison for over 22 years as a line technician. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps. Survivors include his loving wife, Susan; son, Jack Attwood; three grandchildren; and a sister, Karen Attwood. Keith was preceded in death by his parents. Per his wishes, no formal services will take place at this time. Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Averon “Al” Alan Hinze, 68, of Baraboo, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 peacefully at home with his loving family by his side. Al was born on March 16, 1951 in Salem, Missouri, the son of Harold and Lillian (Goddard) Hinze. On March 17, 1973 he married Karla Krey and they had two children, Julie and Greg. Al worked at Century Fence Company in his younger years, then he became an over-the-road truck driver were he owned and operated his own business from 1978 to 1980. He then drove semi for Roadway Transfer Company from 1980 until his retirement in October of 2008. While working for Roadway Transfer, he achieved the Million Mile Safety Driving award which he was very proud of. In addition, Al was a proud member of the Teamsters Union Local 695 in Madison for over 25 years. During his retirement years, Al enjoyed woodworking and crafting with his girlfriend Brenda. He designed and built a popcorn wagon which he named the “Punk-a-doo”. Together, they operated the wagon at the county fair, various local events and at the Shell gas station in West Baraboo during the off season. Al also enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching sports and he was a devoted Packer fan. He also had a love for local automobile racing, especially in the Dick Trickle days. Just recently, Al lived for every Saturday night watching his only grandson, Brady Bill, race at the Wisconsin Dells Raceway. He could always be seen sitting in the stands with his head held high with great pride of his dreams coming true that his grandson was racing stock cars. Alan is survived by his daughter, Julie (Bruce) Bill of Reedsburg; son, Gregory “Greg” (Jennifer) Hinze of Augusta; longtime girlfriend and love of his life, Brenda Voss of Baraboo; son of Brenda, Darren Voss, who Al considered his son, of Baraboo; one grandchild, Brady Bill (friend Paige Dunse) of Reedsburg; three step-granddaughters, Kayla Bill (friend John Agostinho) of New York, Chelsey (fiancé Travis Steele) Bill of Reedsburg, Jenny Voss of Baraboo; step-grandson, Nicholas Napolitano of Augusta; step-great grandson, Dane Steele of Reedsburg; three sisters; Carol (Harold) Bochler of North Freedom, Lorna (Roger) Hahn of Reedsburg, Donna (Charles) Dvorak of Lyndon Station; one brother, Darrell (Linda) Hinze of Reedsburg; many cousins which include special cousins, Butch (Frieda) Hinze of Florida, Barb Combs of Virginia; and other nieces, nephew other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Al was preceded in death by a brother; Harold “Lester” Hinze; nephew, Michael Todd Hinze; and his maternal and paternal grandparents. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, with Rev. Gloria Stubitsch officiating. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and again on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Private family inurnment will be held in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Excelsior Township.
Carol Jean Denzer, 66, of North Freedom, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison after developing complications while recovering from surgery at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. She was surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born at home on Sept. 1, 1952 in Wilson, Wisconsin the daughter of Joseph and Fannie (Forster) Wisinger. She graduated from Baraboo Senior High School in 1970 and attended cosmetology school in Madison and became a beautician. On March 31, 1973 Carol was united in marriage to Phillip Dale Denzer at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baraboo. From this union they were blessed with four children, Jason, Jeremy, Jonathan and Courtney. Carol has been employed at Teel Plastics for the past 16 years and in her spare time, she enjoyed reading mystery novels, shopping, baking, cooking, and bowling. She also enjoyed hearing and telling funny jokes and spending time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew and loved her. Carol is survived by her husband of 46 years, Phillip; four children, Jason, Jeremy, Jonathan (fiancée Billijo Moore) and Courtney Denzer; four grandchildren, Chloe and Myckenzee Denzer, Nevaeh McKeown and Nolon Denzer; mother, Fannie Wisinger; two sisters, Angie (Rick) Scott and Laura Waddell; two brothers, Roger (Julie) Wisinger and Steve Wisinger; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Carol was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Wisinger in June of 2014. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, with Fr. Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Inurnment will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery, North Freedom.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Marsha A. Horner, 65, of Baraboo, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 due to an automobile accident. Marsha was born Jan. 16, 1954, one of eight children to Glenn and Florence (Heins) McKillip. She was employed at Ho-Chunk Casino as a slot attendant for over 24 years. In her free time she enjoyed shopping, reading mysteries and visiting with her grandchildren. Survivors include her two children, Dawn (Robert) Schanke and Christopher (Elaine) Fisher; seven grandchildren, Emily, Katherine, Elijah, Trystan, Brook, Delilah and Joseph; siblings, Richard McKillip, Mary McKillip, Marion Monte, Nancy (Alan) Holt, Joyce (Lonn) Atkisson, Jean Adams, Michael (Loretta) McKillip; and special friend, David Horner. Marsha was preceded in death by her parents and a niece, Lonale Atkisson. Memorial services will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, with Lance Atkisson officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thurday from 1 p.m. until time of service.