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STEVE BENTON

STEVE BENTON

Steve Benton, 80, of Brodhead, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at Agrace Hospice Facility in Fitchburg after a lengthy hospitalization. He was born on April 15, 1942, in Maquoketa, Iowa, the son of Harlan and Inez Benton. He graduated from Wisconsin State College and Institute of Technology at Platteville with […]

 
 

SUSAN KAREN SCHWARTZLOW

SUSAN KAREN SCHWARTZLOW

Susan Karen Schwartzlow, 75, passed away on Aug. 16, 2022, while at her home surrounded by her family. She was born at her parent’s country home on Sept. 20, 1946, the daughter of Melvin and Margaret (Wecker) Thostenson. She married Gerald Schwartzlow on June 19, 1965.  He preceded her in […]

 
 

8/17/22 Brodhead Shopper

8/17/22 Brodhead Shopper

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Decatur Dairy and Swiss Cheese Co-op expanding

Decatur Dairy on County Highway F west of Brodhead is open daily except Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with both retail and lunch options.

  By Tony Ends, Editor Decatur Dairy officially broke ground Tuesday, Aug. 16, on a 23,000-square-foot cheese plant addition. The historic creamery just west of Brodhead and Decatur Swiss Cheese Co-op are forming a new limited liability company in the cheese plant expansion. The plant produces cheese on West County Highway […]

 
 

Library director search down to one. Board wants a second interview with candidate

Library director search down to one.  Board wants a second interview with candidate

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent The Brodhead Memorial Public Library may be closer to finding a new director. Last Thursday board President Ann Anderson told the board that the library interviewed its second candidate earlier that day. However, she said, shortly afterward the candidate texted and withdrew her application. “So we only […]

 
 

Emory A. Marchant

Emory A. Marchant

Emery A. Marchant, age 82, of Brodhead, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at SSM Health, Monroe from colon cancer. He was born in Monroe on Feb. 18, 1940, the son of Mason and Aladene (Musser) Marchant. He married Marjorie Gutzmer at Peace Church, Browntown on Aug. 12, 1962. […]

 
 

8/10/22 Brodhead Shopper

8/10/22 Brodhead Shopper

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Bruce A. Wagner

Bruce A. Wagner

Bruce A. Wagner, formerly of Brodhead, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Aug. 3, 2022. He was born to Arthur F. Wagner and Elsie M. (Beckman) Wagner on Oct. 18, 1947. He is survived by his wife Jo of 51 years; daughters Jenna (Tom)Tasto, and Dana (Griffin) […]

 
 

Olga Zavodny

Olga Zavodny

Olga Zavodny, 93, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Aug. 1, 2022. She was born on Jan. 9, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Daniel and Susan (Zeman) Panik. She graduated from Harrison High School (Chicago) in January 1947. On Nov. 15, 1947, she married Milan Zavodny at Saints […]

 
 

Catherine Corry Blakemore

Catherine Corry Blakemore

Catherine Corry Blakemore of Albany, Wisconsin, died on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. She was born on December 21, 1933, in Springfield, Ohio.  Born Catherine Stewart Corry, she was the daughter of Home and Cornelia (Black Adams) Corry. She graduated from Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio in 1951 and was […]