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DELORES V. EBSEN

Dolores V. Ebsen (nee Feit) was called to her heavenly home on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the age of 95.  A positive attitude and resilient nature were qualities that defined her life.  She had a one-of-a-kind personality and remained an inspiration to us to the end. Dolores was a woman who adored her family, cherished her friends, and possessed a deep faith in God.  Her beloved daughter, Ann, her husband Leo, her parents, Matthew and Frances (Killian) Feit, and her five older siblings and their spouses preceded her in death.  Left to cherish her memory are her sons Thomas (Mary Alice), Mesa, AZ, and Steve (Anne), Brookfield, WI.  Her grandsons, Scott, Daniel, and Michael, had the good fortune of being the recipients of her unconditional love. 


Dolores was born in Auburndale, WI on Feb. 6, 1922.  She and Leo were married on May 10, 1943 and enjoyed over 60 years of marriage.  She lived in Wisconsin Rapids and Green Bay, and later she and Leo resided in Beaver Dam for over 50 years. Over the years she worked for Beaver Transport and the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce.  She loved a good game of bridge with friends, a cup of coffee and conversation, and being with her family.


A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, March 27, 2017 at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Beaver Dam at 11:00 am.  Visitation will precede the mass from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  A luncheon will follow the mass in the parish hall.  Private inurnment will be at St. Patrick Cemetery.


The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com.

















RICHARD A. GOODINSON

Richard A. Goodinson, 75, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Columbus Community Hospital.


Richard was born on August 1, 1941 and was raised in Kansas by his parents, Charles and Helen (nee James) Goodinson.  He was married to Linda Lou Howe on January 12, 1960 in Columbus, WI.  Richard was employed as a welder with Stainless Tank & Equipment in Cottage Grove and later in Beloit for many years.  Afterwards, he was employed with E.K. Machine Co. until his retirement.  After retirement, he continued to work part-time with John Deere and F&M Bank.  Richard could also be seen around town mowing people’s lawn or shoveling snow.  


Richard was a member of the Columbus Fire Department.  He was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus.  Richard will be remembered for his fun sense of humor.


Richard is survived by his children: Charles Goodinson of Beaver Dam, Kim (Gregg) Komplin of DeForest, Christine Goodinson of Pardeeville, and Janelle (Terry Anderson) Miller of Columbus; eight grandchildren: Ryan and Ross Goodinson, Jackie (Kim) Steffenhagen, Ryan (special friend, Danielle Stevens) Casanova, Jason Casanova, Tasha and Azaria Frederickson, and Savanna Miller; five great-grandchildren: Olivia, Mason, Riley, Chase, and Gracelynn; his sister-in-law: Darlene (Charles) Jones; his brother-in-law, Dave (Mary Lou) Howe; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Linda in 2004; three brothers: Gene, Marvin, and Russell; and his sister, Phyllis.


A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus.  The Rev. Robert Wilke will officiate.  Inurnment will be held at Hillside Cemetery, Columbus at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the Columbus Fire Department.  


Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.