Argyle Obituaries
Nickolette M."Nicki" Rear of Argyle
Nickolette M. “Nicki” Rear age 62 of Argyle, WI passed away Saturday, January 17, 205 at her home in Argyle following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born July 17, 1952 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Nick and Frances (Risky) Czajka. Nicki was unite in marriage to Tom Rear on March 7, 1994 in LasVegas, NV,
She is survived by her husband: Tom of Argyle; three sisters: Francie (Charlie) Powers of Westmont, IL, JoAnn Czajka, of Monroe, WI, Kathy (Eric) Watter of Freeport, IL; two brothers: Chuck Czajka of Freeport, IL, Mile Czajka of MO; a sister and brother-in-law: Beth and Duane Kundert of Blanchardville, WI; and many nieces and nephews: Matt (Becky)Kundert , Ross (Erica) Kunde;, Adam (Nikki) Kundert, Matt Watter, Nicole Powers, Stefanie Powers, Amanda Powers; two great nieces and six great nephews and many, many good friends. Nicki was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Fran Czajka and her mother and father- in-law: Marian and Maurice Rear.
Per Nicki’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date. The Erickson Funeral in Argyle is serving the family. Online condolences my be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneral.com.
For those who prefer, a memorial has been established in Nicki’s name.


Vera M. Notter of New Glarus, WI
Vera M. Notter, age 95, of New Glarus, WI, passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015, at New Glarus Home in New Glarus. She was born January 27, 1919 in Illinois the daughter of Fredrich and Florence (Stuckey) Kloepping. Vera was united in marriage to Herman Notter in 1936. She lived in the Woodford area most of her life, where she made cheese with her husband at both Springbrook and Hanson Cheese Factories. She also babysat for a number of families in the Woodford area for many years and later helped raise two of her grandsons, Lance and Luke. Vera also stayed busy waitressing at Bernie’s Drive-In in Monroe, WI, for a few years. She retired in 1989.

Vera is survived by six children: Mary Jane (Robert) Tuescher of Monroe, Richard (Grace) Notter of rural Monticello, WI, Roger Notter of Argyle, Norman Notter of Monroe, James Notter of Argyle, and Randall Notter of Argyle; one daughter-in-law: Pat Notter of Browntown, WI; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Delbert (Dolly) Kloepping of Monroe; and one sister: Helen Wilson of Dakota, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Herman in November of 1975; one son: Daniel Notter on August 4, 2009; one grandson: Jeffrey Notter in 2000; one sister: Lucille Arnsmier; and two brothers: Jack and Gilbert Kloepping.

Vera was a member of Wiota Lutheran Church and its Women of ELCA. She loved spending time with her family and made Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilts for most of her grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Monday, January 19, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Yellowstone Lutheran Church, 4472 Saints Road in rural Blanchardville, WI, with Rev. Daniel L. Bohlman officiating. Burial will be in Yellowstone Lutheran Cemetery in rural Blanchardville. A visitation will be held Sunday, January 18, 2015, from 12 p.m. until 2:00 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 Vera’s name.

LeRoy "Roy" LaDow of South Wayne, WI
LeRoy “Roy” LaDow, age 83, of South Wayne, WI, passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015, at his home. He was born August 6, 1931 in Willow Springs Township, WI, the son of Orlando and Annice (McKillip) LaDow. Roy attended Holy Rosary Catholic School in Darlington. He was united in marriage to Charlene Buehler on July 21, 1956 at the Sheriff’s Department in Darlington. Roy farmed in Lafayette County for many years. He later went into construction work with his brother, LaVerne LaDow, for 33 years before retiring in 1991.

Roy is survived by his wife: Charlene at home; nine children: Linda (Randy) Hanson of Argyle, WI, Annice LaDow Mau of Brodhead, WI, Mary Jane (Dan) Reinbold of Woodford, WI, Donna May (Craig) Brummer of Madison, WI, Jeff (Donna) LaDow of Freeport, IL, David (special friend, Teresa Hesselbacher) LaDow of South Wayne, James (Leasha) LaDow of South Wayne, Tracy (Amber) LaDow of Gratiot, WI, and Chester (Angela) LaDow of Gratiot; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Joe (Helen) LaDow of South Wayne and LaVerne LaDow of Dodgeville, WI; and four sisters: Lois Noble of South Wayne, Retha Blackbourn of Warren, IL, Mary (Alan) Skutt of Warren, and Lynda (significant other, Steve Buehl) Blum of Monticello, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son: Orlando LaDow; one grandson: Robert Albert Erickson; and one brother: Jack LaDow.

Roy was a car enthusiast. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Roy loved hunting and visiting with his family and friends.

A funeral service will be held Monday, January 12, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 213 North Lafayette Street in Argyle, a branch of St. Isidore Parish with Rev. Thomas Gillespie officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery in Yellowstone. A visitation will be held Sunday, January 11, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 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 Roy’s name.

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.