Douglas “Ollie” Lloyd Luloff, 68, of Palmyra, and previously of Whitewater, WI passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his home.

Doug was born on April 2, 1951 the son of Lloyd and Leona (Cotrell) Luloff. He was raised in Minnesota and worked in various jobs throughout his working career. One of his longer held positions was a shop-worker for a bus company in the Twin Cities. After working for the bus company, Ollie moved to Whitewater to start working for Perlman Roque. For leisure, Ollie loved to play euchre. He was a staple at local card tables in Whitewater. He also owned two dogs, Turp and Clementine. He would often joke that “he always had Turp and Tine.” He loved those dogs and frequently took them to McDonald’s for an ice cream cone on Sundays. Ollie was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He was happiest when out in nature enjoying creation. Ollie will be missed.

He is survived by his two sisters, Patricia Tebben, and Janelle Luloff; and 3 nieces, Terrianne, Tracy and Ashley. He is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Gibson Family Funeral Homes of Palmyra & Eagle, WI is serving Ollie’s family. To place an online condolence, please visit gibsonfuneral.com

Kyle James Koebler, age 35, of Madison, WI passed away June 5, 2019. Born in Rochelle, IL on July 11, 1983 to Vicki Matheny and John Koebler. Kyle served his country in the US Navy aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln from 2003 – 2007.

He went on to a career as a Veterinary Technician after a life long love of animals, and was employed at VCA Veterinary Emergency Services in the Madison Area. Kyle enjoyed playing cards and having a beer with friends. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

He will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Vicki Matheny of Madison, WI and John (Tammy) Koebler of Whitewater, WI; brother, Ryan Koebler of Las Cruses, NM; sister, Sarah Koebler of Whitewater, WI; nephews, Ricky and Bowen; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and his cat Lucy, who is a little crazy but loved her anyway. He is predeceased by his brother, Derek Baker; and grandparents, William (Ruth Ann) Matheny and Maurice (Carolyn) Koebler.

Celebration of Life Memorial held Sunday June 23, 2019 from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm at Starin Park Community Center, 504 W. Starin Rd., Whitewater, WI, with Military Honors at 3:00 PM. Cremation rites accorded. Christenson Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Memorials to the family.

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On Friday, June 14, 2019, Annette Eachor Setka, 68, passed away peacefully in the company of her daughters, Tanja Edenfield and Monique Wicker, at the latter’s home in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Annette was born in Fort Atkinson on March 16, 1951 to loving parents Francis Eachor and Elizabeth Boyd Eachor. Throughout her childhood and youth, she was a lover of horses and an avid participant in 4-H in Jefferson County.

Annette graduated from Fort Atkinson High School in 1969 and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Shortly thereafter, she set off to see the world, residing for a time in South Korea and traveling all over Southeast Asia, eventually settling in California, and later, Texas.

Annette will be remembered best for her deep and abiding curiosity of the world in which she lived. She was an autodidact who read voraciously and was eager to share her knowledge with those around her. She was also a woman of profound spiritual conviction, whose faith in God guided her throughout her life.

Annette is survived by her mother, Beth Eachor; her sisters, Nancy Bailey and Linda Floeter and their families; her daughters and sons-in-law: Patricia Setka, Tanja and Wyatt Edenfield, Monique and Mike Wicker, Stella Setka and Ethan Alexander; her 7 grandchildren: Niko Garcia, Nathan Wicker, Colton Wicker, Carter Wicker, Benjamin Edenfield, Vivian Edenfield, and Zelda Alexander; and cousins Bob Stubbs and Sue Wendt and their families.

A memorial service to be held in Whitewater will be planned at a later date.

Please attend a Memorial Gathering for Dick Yasko on June 29

Richard (Dick) Yasko, 88 years old, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at his home.

Dick grew up in Racine and graduated from Park High School in 1950. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, served as a medical corpsman in the 3rd Marine Division, and spent an additional four years of inactive duty at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. Following his military service he began an academic career with a B.A. from Dominican College, a Fulbright to study at Tokyo University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1973. In 1976 he moved with his wife Caryl and their four children to Whitewater, where he joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater as a Professor of History. A vibrant and passionate professor who challenged his students, he taught history and philosophy courses until his retirement in 2005. He earned the David Saunders Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities in 1993, and the College of Letters and Science Excellence in Teaching Award in 1994.

Dick is survived by his wife Caryl; sons Guy Yasko (Lauren Tepper) and Nikolai Yasko (Kumiko), and daughter Mila Yasko (John Wedge). He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Chieri Yasko, Vaclav Wedge, Ludovic Wedge, Ransom Yasko, Kai Yasko, Nadia Wedge, and Noe Yasko, many nieces and nephews, and brothers and sisters-in-law. He was preceded in death by his mother Cecille, father James; two brothers, Guy and Daniel; and his son Jim.

A memorial will be held on Saturday, June 29 at the Cravath Lake Community Center, 341 S. Fremont Street, Whitewater, from 3-7 p.m.. To leave an online condolence please visit www.olsen-gibson.com