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Elizabeth Jonas, age 94 of Fox Lake, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at home.

Elizabeth was born on April 19, 1923 in Beaver Dam, the daughter of Herman and Hazel (Miller) Maurer. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1941. On November 5, 1947, she was united in marriage to Melvin Jonas in Beaver Dam. Elizabeth worked as the Town Treasurer of Fox Lake for 20 years. She also enjoyed selling produce at the Jonas roadside stand for over 30 years. She loved to cook and bake, and she treasured all of the time she spent visiting with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth is survived by her husband of over 70 years, Melvin; her son, Jerry (Cheryl) of Fox Lake; grandchildren, Kerry (Jason) Niemuth and Kathleen (Matt) Kwakkel; great-grandchildren, Liberti and Lydia Jonas; brother, Russell (Betty) Maurer; sister-in-law, Lorraine Jonas; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Jeffry; sister, Mildred (Harold) Hoepner; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and other relatives.

A memorial gathering for Elizabeth will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Inurnment will take place at Riverside Memorial Park, Fox Lake.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at


Virginia R. Lasica, 97 years old, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Sylvan Crossings of Beaver Dam.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam, with the Rev. Michael Erwin officiating. A visitation will also be held on Tuesday, April 25th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will take place at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

Virginia was born on September 12, 1919 to Hubert and Ida (Cigelske) Bischoff in Beaver Dam. She was united in marriage to Frank Lasica on February 14, 1942 in Beaver Dam.

Virginia was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam. She was formerly a member of the St. Peter Christian Mothers.

Virginia is survived by her daughter, Karen Baker of Grafton. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Frank in 1985, her sons: Kenneth and Karl, her infant daughter, Kathleen, her brother, Earl Bischoff, and her son-in-law, Gerald Baker.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at