Dale Edgar Bornick,
age 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 17, 2019.
Dale is survived by
his children; Janet (Mike) Bennett; Glen Bornick; Scott Bornick; stepson Wayne
(Andrea) Graham and family; grandsons Jacob and Brady Bennett; brother Gary
(Mary) Bornick and family; Sister-in-law Sherry Bornick and family.
Dale is preceded in
death by his wife Amy; parents Elmer and Mildred Bornick; sister Nancy and
brother Wayne Bornick.
moments were spent growing old with his wife Amy and spending time with his
family and friends. Life is only worth living if you are with those you love.
His last wish was to be reunited with his wife Amy. May his wish be granted. We
will miss you both.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 in the Kratz Funeral Home-Portage (www.kratzfuneralhome.com) 302 E. Conant St., Portage, WI. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at
the Oak Grove Cemetery in Portage.
Jean L. Steinhoff, 88, of Palmyra, Wisconsin, passed away on
Sunday, August 18, 2019, at UW Hospital.
born May 1, 1931, in Pleasant Valley, the daughter of Albert and Edna (Lundt)
Emery. She grew up in rural Jefferson County and was a 1949 graduate of Palmyra
High School. Jean married John Steinhoff on September 16, 1950, at St. Theresa’s
Catholic Church in Eagle. The couple enjoyed 37 years of marriage until John’s
death in 1987.
in the lunch program at Palmyra Elementary School. She was the Friday night
fish fry hostess at the Nite Cap Inn for many years and later the Cornerstone
Restaurant. She enjoyed seeing her regular customers each week and hearing
about their families.
gardening and was proud of her colorful flower gardens. She also enjoyed
decorating her home for every holiday, especially covering her Christmas tree with
angels. Her front porch was always decorated with lights for the season.
Jean was a long-time
member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra. She served as a Parish Council
member and was a member of the St. Mary’s Women’s Club. Over the years she
baked countless desserts for parish events.
important thing in Jean’s life was her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grammy,
and great-grammy. She loved baking cakes for birthdays, weddings, and
graduations. She hosted the entire family for holidays and always made an
assortment of delicious desserts. Jean’s recipes will live on as her
grandchildren make delicious food from her hand-written cookbooks which she
gifted them. She made sure her family and friends received a Hallmark card for every
special occasion. Jean was a caring, thoughtful, and determined woman. Her
children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren miss her dearly.
survived by three children, Bonnie (Glen) Schaefer of Fort Atkinson, Steven
(Linda) Steinhoff of Palmyra, and Susan Mehring of Fort Atkinson; seven
grandchildren, Michael Steinhoff, Juliana (Timothy) Gebhart, Alex (Emily
Bralick) Mehring, Benton Steinhoff, Jonathan (Laura) Schaefer, Eric (April)
Mehring, and Lacey Mehring; a great-grandson, Connor Gebhart; six step-grandchildren;
ten step-great-grandchildren; a special sister-in-law, Janice Emery; and a
special cousin, Sister Ellen Shannon. She is also survived by a number of nieces,
nephews, cousins, a brother-in-law, and friends.
preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Steinhoff; her brother,
Roger Emery; sisters-in-law Carol Foelker and Catherine Eaton; and a
brother-in-law James Foelker.
will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Gibson Family Funeral Home in
Palmyra from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral
services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019, at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church in Palmyra. Jean will be laid to rest on Friday at 3:00 p.m. at
St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery in Eagle.
Jean’s honor may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra in lieu of
wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff on D6 at UW Hospital for
their compassionate care.
Gibson Family Funeral Homes of Eagle and Palmyra, WI is serving the family. To place an online condolence please visit gibsonfuneral.com.
Eleanor Ann (McCutchern) Reeb was born
on July 31, 1927 in Macomb, Illinois, the daughter of Ralph
McCutchern and Wilma (Koontz).
She graduated in 1945 from the Western
Training School and Western Academy at the Western Illinois State
Teacher’s College in Macomb. She married on November 28, 1947 at
the Methodist Church in Hebron, Illinois to Louis Reeb. They started
farming in Waterford in 1951 and then bought their own farm in Fort
Atkinson in 1959.
Lou had a heart attack in 1971, so they
gave up farming and moved to an Arizona retirement community. Lou
golfed with their youngest daughter, Gina, and Eleanor gardened in
the Arizona sunshine. Then they moved closer to family in an
Arkansas retirement community. Lou had two 18-hole golf courses and
a lake to fish. After Lou’s death, Eleanor moved back to Wisconsin
to be closer to family. She restored an abandoned home and lived
there for thirty years.
Eleanor loved being close to family,
farming, gardening and quilting.
Eleanor is survived by four children, John (Jean) Reeb of Whitewater, Stanley Reeb of Eastman, Ted (Becky) Reeb of Whitewater, Gina (Dennis Bookout) Ivey of Ash Flat, Arkansas; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Dick McCutchern of Tucson, Arizona; sister, Shirley Weeks; brother-in-law, Kenneth Reeb; many cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She is preceded in death by her
husband, Louis Reeb and Daughter, Carol.
A memorial service for Eleanor will
take place at the First United Methodist Church, 145 Prairie St.,
Whitewater, WI 53190, on August 31, 2019 at 11 AM. Visitation will
take place from 9:30 AM until the time of services. Burial will
follow services at Cold Spring Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in Eleanor’s
name to Rainbow Hospice Care or the First United Methodist Church in
Nitardy funeral home is assisting the
family with arrangements.