Shullsburg Obituaries
Nicholas "Nick" Morgan of Shullsburg, WI
Nicholas D. “Nick” Morgan age 79 of Shullsburg, WI passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at UW Hospital in Madison, WI. He was born August 23, 1935, the son of Burt and Kathryn (Lacke) Morgan. Nick graduated from Shullsburg High School in 1953 and a Dominican Brother from 1953 until 1968. Nick was united in marriage to Jane Koberstein in 1969. He worked at Miller Electric Supply in Dubuque,IA.
Nick is survived by three daughters: Kate Morgan of Centennial, CO, Kristin Morgan of Woodbury, MN,and Nicole (Brian) Caggiano of Feasterville, PA; five grandchildren: William Savage of Centennial, CO, Antonio and Valentina Rizzo of Woodbury, MN, August and Oliver Caggiano of Feasterville, PA; and one sister: Joanne (Kurt) Bale of Shullsburg; two brothers: Barney(Jane)Morgan of Dubuque,IA, and David (Helen) Morgan of Monticello, IA; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and two nephews: Randy and Mike Morgan.
He loved nature, sports, beer, fun and most of all, his daughters.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 1:00 P.M. at O’Flahri,ty-Erickson Funeral Home, 235 N. Judgement St., Shullsburg, WI. A visitation will be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. until time of services at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com
For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Nick’s name.
Charlene A. Scott of Shullsburg, WI
Charlene A. Scott, age 80, of Shullsburg, WI, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014, at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI, surrounded by her family. She was born February 13, 1934 in Council Hill in Jo Daviess County, IL, the daughter of Charles and Josephine (Gerbode) Redfearn. Charlene grew up in Council Hill and attended school in New Diggings, WI. She was united in marriage to Elmer Scott on February 17, 1951 in Shullsburg. Following their marriage they farmed in Seymour Township on the Scott family farm. For the past year Charlene has enjoyed living at Willow Valley Assisted Living in Shullsburg.

Charlene is survived by eight children: Linda (Robert) Mick of Darlington, WI, Karla (Gary) Blackbourn of Shullsburg, Diane Hammel of Cuba City, WI, John (Linda) Scott of Gratiot, WI, Bill Scott of Shullsburg, Joan (David) Easley of Marshall, WI, Clark (Diane) Scott of Shullsburg, and George (Valerie) Scott of Crawfordsville, IN; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Elmer on October 22, 2006; one son: Steven Scott in 1956; one great-grandson: Jadin Leahy; two brothers: Donald and Milton Redfearn; and one sister: Elinor Watson.

Charlene was a member of Pleasant View Primitive Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. Charlene also loved playing a good game of cards and making homemade bread and pies.

A funeral service will be held Friday, January 2, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, 226 West Church Street in Shullsburg with Rev. Jeffrey A. Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Shullsburg. A visitation will be held Thursday, January 1, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at O’Flahrity-Erickson Funeral Home, 235 North Judgement Street in Shullsburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Charlene’s name.
Genevieve M. Edge of Shullsburg, WI
Genevieve M. Edge, age 91, of Shullsburg, WI, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014, at Monroe Clinic Hospital in Monroe, WI. She was born December 21, 1922, in Shullsburg the daughter of John and Mary (Brannan) Gille. Genevieve graduated as Salutatorian for the class of 1941 from Shullsburg High School. She was united in marriage to Lyle Edge on April 9, 1942, at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Shullsburg. Genevieve lived and farmed in Shullsburg Township with her husband until moving into the City of Shullsburg in 1966. In 1967, she worked as a Nurses Aide at the Shullsburg Home. In 1977, Genevieve became manager of the Shullsburg Home until her retirement in 1987. She also gave care to the Jeannie Tregoning family for two years.

Genevieve is survived by six children: Robert (Barbara) Edge of Shullsburg, Kenneth (Cathy) Edge of Rockford, IL, Richard (Cindy) Edge of Windsor, WI, Susan White of Prairie Village, KS, Mary Ann (Allen) Poppy of Shullsburg, and Patti (Tom) Black of Darlington, WI; 21 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Lyle in 1981; one brother: Thomas Gille in 1982; one sister: Eileen McWilliams-Pluemer in 2010; and one son-in-law: John White in 2006.

Genevieve was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church and its Council of Catholic Women. She was an avid genealogist and was a member of Lafayette County Genealogical Society, where she served as its past secretary. Genevieve loved attending all of her grandchildren’s sporting events. Genevieve’s family will always remember her for her knitting and for making Christmas stockings for her entire family. She enjoyed feeding the birds and working in her flower garden.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 344 North Judgement Street in Shullsburg with Rev. Joji Reddy of St. Matthew Catholic Church and a close family friend Rev. Mick Moon of St. Francis of Assisi in Belleville, WI, concelebrating. Burial will be in St. Matthew Cemetery in rural Shullsburg. A visitation will be held Friday, December 19, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. at O’Flahrity-Erickson Funeral Home, 235 North Judgement Street in Shullsburg and a visitation will also be held Saturday, December 20, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at O’Flahrity-Erickson Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

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