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Bloomington, WI  53804

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Cassville, WI  53806

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111 S Tyler Street
Lancaster, WI  53813

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144 N Main Street
Potosi, WI  53820

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100 Park Place
Platteville, WI  53818

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142 West Oak St
Lancaster, WI  53813

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James R. Wagar

James R. Wagar, age 46, of Beetown, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster.   He was born on March 19, 1968, in Lancaster, the son of Joseph and Elinor (Metcalf) Wagar.  Jim graduated from Lancaster High School in May 1986.  He then graduated from Wisconsin School of Electronics in Madison in June 1988 with an Associate Degree in Electronics. Jim moved to Florida where he worked for Aero Aire.  He often traveled to England, France, Canada and the entire United States.  Jim even worked on the Presidentís helicopter at Stratford, Connecticut.  On June 23, 1990, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Lori Lynn Richardson.  After their marriage, the couple moved back to Wisconsin in 1996.  Jim worked at Dillman Equipment Co., Division of Astec, Tennessee for the past sixteen years.  He enjoyed fishing, outdoor activities and family functions.  Jim dearly enjoyed spending time with his wife and daughters.  He also enjoyed making hovercrafts in his basement with his brother.  Jim loved to debate and had a dry sense of humor that will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his loving wife, Lori; daughters:  Tara and Katelin, all of Beetown; his parents, Joseph and Elinor Wagar, Beetown; brothers:  David (Beth) Wagar, Bloomington; Lynn (Jamie) Wagar, Prairie du Chien; sister, Brenda (Dan) Odeen, Prairie du Chien; his mother and father-in-law, Mary and David Richardson, Potosi; sisters-in-law, Michelle Richardson, Potosi; Michelyn (Todd) Clanton, Prairie du Chien; brother-in-law, David (Melissa) Richardson, Lancaster; many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lancaster.  Burial will be in Dodge Cemetery, Beetown Township.  Family and friends may call on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.  In lieu of plants and flowers, a James R. Wagar Memorial Fund has been established.


Betty Cammack

Betty Arlene Cammack, age 90, of Cassville, WI, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Orchard Manor in Lancaster, WI.

Betty, the daughter of Herman and Sylvia (Schumacher) Hollenberger, was born on February 26, 1924, in Janesville, WI. On June 30, 1947, in Dubuque, IA, she was united in marriage to Robert L. Cammack.

For many years, Betty and Bob lived in Hayward, CA, and moved to Platteville, WI, in 1965. Later, they moved to Cassville, where Betty worked for many years at Rapid Tool and Dye.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert, her son, Timothy; as well as two brothers-in-law, Thomas Bell and Robert Bither.

She is survived by her son, Steven (Cathy); four grandchildren, Jennifer (Randy) LePak, Jeremy (Heidi) Bowden, Chad (Ria) Cammack, and Megan (Trevor) Hins; ten great grandchildren, Riley, Austin, Makenzie, and Ethan LePak, Talon and Peyton Bowden, Bobby and Daisy Cammack, and Kale and Lily Hins; two sisters, Phyllis Bither in Oregon, and Marilyn Bell in California; and several nieces and nephews. 

A private family burial will be held at a later date.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cassville is assisting the family.


Michael Wolf

Michael D. Wolf, age 54, of Potosi, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  He was born on April 14, 1960, in Iowa, the son of Daniel and Helen (Gansemer) Wolf.  Michael graduated from Western Dubuque High School in Epworth, IA, in 1978.  On May 23, 1998, Michael was united in marriage to Shyla A. Bennett.  Together with his twin brother, Mark, he owned and operated Wolf Customs in Dubuque, IA.  He had a lifelong passion for high level car restoration.  Michael was a member of St. Andrew/Thomas Catholic Church.  He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, gardening, and wildlife.  Michael was a Green Bay Packer and NASCAR fan and enjoyed a good game of Euchre. 

Survivors include his loving wife, Shyla; his daughter, Rayne; his siblings:  Mark (Lynne); Keith (Nancy); Brian (Lisa); Dawn (James) Welter; Becky Wolf and her husband, Chuck Minnick; his mother, Helen Wolf; mother-in-law, Claudette Bennett; his brothers and sister-in-law:  Alan (Diane); Vernon (Linda); Kevin (Kim Stoney); Dean (Judy) Bennett; Theresa (John) Neshiem; many nieces and nephews.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Daniel, and his father-in-law, James.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating.  Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery, Potosi.  Family and friends may call on Friday, April 25, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.  In lieu of plants and flowers, a Michael D. Wolf Memorial Fund has been established.  Martin Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Potosi is assisting the family.