Argyle Obituaries
Clara A. Nybroten of New Glarus/Monroe, WI
Clara A. Nybroten, age 101, of New Glarus/Monroe, WI passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe. She was born April 11, 1913 to Mathias and Anna (Arnold) Marty in Washington Township in Green County, WI. Clara was united in marriage to Glenn Nybroten on August 17, 1933 in Freeport, IL. She lived in Green County, WI all of her life. Clara Farmed in Adams Township, Green County with her husband for over 50 years. She moved to New Glarus in 1996.
Clara is survived by her son: Glenn Delano (Catherine) Nybroten, Monroe, WI; and her sister: Gloria (Bob) Jacobson, New Glarus, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on May 9, 1996; two brothers: Leon and Arnold Marty; and three sisters: Palma Fahey, Violet Cliff, and Leona Huseth.
Clara was a member of Adams Lutheran Church and its Women of the ELCA. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Adams Lutheran Church, County Road A, Adam's Township, with Rev. Rick Fry officiating. Burial will be at Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery. A visitation will be held Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. until time of services at the church. The Erickson Funeral Home in Argyle is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.
For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Clara’s name.

Ruth Kaster of Argyle, WI
Ruth Kaster, age 87, of Argyle, WI, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014, at Monroe Manor in Monroe, WI. She was born February 4, 1927 in Fayette Township in Lafayette County, WI, the daughter of James and Martha (McKillip) McDonald. Ruth attended Equal Rights Country School between Fayette and Waldwick and graduated from Darlington High School in 1944. She was united in marriage to Leo “Charlie” Kaster on January 11, 1958 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Argyle. Ruth lived in the Fayette and Argyle areas all of her life. She worked as a bookkeeper at Monroe Auto Electric for 15 years and as a secretary for Attorney R. Finley Barry in Argyle for 31 ˝ years before retiring for health reasons.

Ruth is survived by six nieces: Patricia Hagar, Peggy Gorkowski, Pam Wenz, Linda Larson, Joan (Ron) Gruenberg, and Christine Larson; two nephews: Michael Robert McDonald and James (Sue) Larson; a special friend: Alice Olson; and two sisters-in-law: Lois Kaster and Erma Kaster. She was preceded in death by her father: James on March 25, 1966; her mother: Martha on July 21, 1967; her husband: Charlie on March 14, 2001; twin siblings: Paul and Pauline in infancy in September of 1923; one brother: Robert McDonald on June 9, 2011; one sister: Kathleen Larson on May 10, 1995; one brother-in-law: August Larson on November 16, 1989; and one sister-in-law: Anna Mae McDonald on August 27, 2011.

Ruth was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Argyle and its Council of Catholic Women. She served on the church council and was also a member of Mad City Antique Rambler Club.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Argyle, a branch of St. Isidore Parish, 213 North Lafayette Street in Argyle with Rev. Thomas Gillespie officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in rural Argyle. A visitation will be held Tuesday, December 2, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erickson Funeral Home, 801 East Milwaukee Street in Argyle and on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass at the church. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Ruth’s name.

Lettie A. Dammen of rural Argyle, WI
Lettie A. Dammen, age 97, of rural Argyle, WI, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe, WI. She was born December 9, 1916 in Adams Township in Green County, WI, the daughter of Levin and Alma (Peterson) Lageson. Lettie was united in marriage to Victor Dammen on March 28, 1939 in Dubuque, IA. She lived and farmed with her husband in Adams Township since 1941. Lettie worked seasonally at Swiss Colony in Monroe before she began working at Oaktron Industries where she worked for over 20 years, retiring in 1981. In 1988, they were celebrated by The AG Chest in Monroe as the oldest active dairy couple in Green County.

Lettie is survived by two sons: Donald (Dorothy) Dammen and Virgil (Nancy) Dammen both of Argyle; two grandchildren: Darci (Tom) Boll and David Dammen; and two great-grandchildren: Courtney and Caitlyn Jackson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Victor on February 4, 2007; and one half-brother: Tody Sullivan.

Lettie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Adams Lutheran Church in rural Argyle and its Women of ELCA. Lettie also enjoyed cooking for her family and was known around Adams for her donuts and angel food cake.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Adams Lutheran Church, N7148 County Road A in rural Argyle with Rev. Rick Fry officiating. Burial will be in Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery in rural Argyle. A visitation will be held Monday, December 1, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erickson Funeral Home, 801 East Milwaukee Street in Argyle. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Lettie’s name.