Wisconsin Obituaries


Sheboygan Press 10/18/1913

Nellie Jannise Hickinbotham (ca1876-1913) Holland/WI

Waldo Resident Dies

Mrs. Walter Hickinbotham, one of the best known residents of Waldo, and a woman held in high esteem, died yesterday at the family residence in that village.

Mrs. Hickinbotham had been ill about three weeks, death resulting from pneumonia. While her condition had been considered alarming, the family and friends held out hope for her recovery until a few days ago when a change for the worse occurred and she passed away yesterday.

She is survived by her husband and six children, Ella, Lester, Clarence, George, Harold and Gladys.

The funeral service will be held from the church Monday.

Mrs. Hickinbotham was a woman bestowed with those noble traits of character which gained for her lasting friends. In this hour of their sad bereavement, when an affectionate mother and dutiful wife is called to her reward, the family have the sympathy of their many friends.



Appleton Post-Crescent 10/22/1926

Infant Son Hickinbotham (1926-1926) WI

Infant Dies

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hickinbotham of Regina, former residents of Appleton, died at 8:30 Wednesday evening. The body will be brought to Appleton for burial at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. Mrs. Hickinbotham formerly was Miss Inez Schmeige of this city.



The Sheboygan Press 08/13/1929

Charles Hickinbotham (ca1866-1929) WI

Funeral Services Held for Brother of Local Woman
Funeral services for Charles Hickenbotham, aged 63, brother of Mrs. Arthur Webb of this city who died at his home in Appleton Thursday, were held yesterday afternoon. At 1:30 rites were conducted from the residence and at 2 o'clock from Mt. Olive Lutheran Church. He had lived lived in Appleton for the past 14 years, and was well known in Sheboygan.
Surviving are his widow, three sons, Edwin, Arnold and Glen, all of Appleton; one daughter, Mrs. Nicholas Reiter of Appleton; three brothers, George and Frank in Nebraska and Walter of Waldo; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Proctor of Waldo and Mrs. Arthur Webb of this city; and ten grandchildren.
Local persons who attended the obsequies were Mrs. Josephine Zimmerman. Mrs. Anna Baessner, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Wilberg, Mr. and Mrs. Alwin Hartman, Mrs. Arthur Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Webb and son, Arthur, and Wallace Proctor.



The Sheboygan Press 02/08/1937

Mary E. Hickinbotham Webb (1859-1937) WI

Mrs. Mary Webb, nee Mary E. Hickinbotham, died at 9:40 p.m. Saturday at St. Nicholas hospital after an illness of seven weeks.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Robert H. Kroos Funeral Home. The Rev. W. D. Wells will officiate and burial will be made in Wildwood Cemetery. The body can be viewed from Monday evening until time of service.

Mrs. Webb was born in the town of Holland in 1859. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hickinbotham. On October 9, 1881, she was married to Arthur Webb. Her husband preceded her in death July 10, 1928.

Survivors are two daughters, Miss Grace Webb of Milwaukee and Mrs. Fred Schmidt of Sheboygan; one brother, Walter Hickinbotham and a sister, Mrs. Lucy Proctor, both of Waldo.

Mrs. Webb was a kind and loving mother. She was loved and respected by all who knew her. She was an active member of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic and also of the Sons of Union Veterans Auxiliary No. 19.



The Wisconsin State Journal 03/17/1938

Clarence E. Higginbotham (ca1918-1938) WI

Lone Rock Youth, Hit-Run Victim Dies in Hospital

Richland Center-Clarence E. Higginbotham, 19, Lone Rock Victim of a hit and run driver died at a Leona, Wis. hospital Tuesday.

Clarence enrolled in a CCC camp at Camp Long Lake near Leona was struck by a hit and run driver last Saturday and received the injuries which caused his death Tuesday. He will be brought back to Lone Rock for the funeral services which will probably be held Friday. The Pratt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Higginbotham, Lone Rock; three brothers, Harold, Richland Center, Lester and Danney, Lone Rock; and three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Cooper, Lone Rock, Lethia and Opal Higginbotham, Lone Rock.



Daily Northwestern 06/16/1964

Richard Glenn Hickinbotham (1942-1964) WI

Appleton-Richard Glenn Hickinbotham, 21, 320 S. Memorial Dr., died early this morning at his home after a lingering illness of muscular dystrophy.

He was born July 20, 1942, in Appleton.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hickinbotham; four sisters, Mrs. John Sahli, Milwaukee, Deborah, Rachelle, and Julie Lynn, all at home; one grandmother, Mrs. Anton Van Berkel, Appleton.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church with interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral Home 2 p.m. Wednesday, where the rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.



The Capital Times 11/13/1969

Lester H. Higginbotham (ca1915-1969) WI

Dodgeville-The funeral for Lester H. Higginbotham, 54, who died Sunday, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Grace Lutheran Church.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the Lulloff Funeral Home.



The Janesville Gazette 03/09/1970

Ida A. Brown Higginbotham (1887-1970) WI

EVANSVILLE-Mrs. J.B. (Ida) Higginbotham, 83, died Friday in a nursing home in Richland Center. Funeral services were today at Pratt Funeral Home, Richland Center. Burial was in Richland Center Cemetery. Mrs. Higginbotham was a longtime resident of Richland Center. Her husband died 17 years ago. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, including Frank Higginbotham, Evansville.



Wisconsin State Journal 09/09/1971

Robert Leroy Higginbotham (1942-1971) WI/MI

Sgt. Higginbotham Funeral Friday

Dodgeville-The Funeral for Staff Sgt. Robert L. Higginbotham, 29, Warren, Mich., who died there Monday of a heart attack, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Grace Lutheran Church.

He was formerly of Dodgeville and entered the Army in 1960. Staff Sgt. Higginbotham was a paratrooper with the Green Berets and had served twice in Vietnam, and in Thailand, England and Germany.

He was awarded a citation and two bronze stars and was serving as a recruiter for the Green Berets at the time of his death.

Surviving in the Madison area is a sister, Mrs. Edwin Martin, 6517 Oakwood Pl., Middleton.

Also surviving are his mother, Mrs. Margaret Higginbotham, Dodgeville; and his grandmother, Mrs. Christina Higginbotham, Lone Rock.

Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at the Lulloff-Peterson Funeral Home. Military graveside rites will be conducted in the Button Cemetery, Lone Rock.



The Capital Times 06/07/1972

Terry Lee Higginbotham (1948-1972) WI

Terry Higginbotham, Evansville, Dies in Crash

Evansville-Terry Higginbotham, 23, Route 2, Evansville, was killed Tuesday afternoon (June 6, 1972) when his car and a tractor hauling a corn cultivator collided a half mile east of Evansville, the Janesville Sheriff's Dept. reported.

Mr. Higginbotham was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the tractor, driven by Donald E. Nipple, 45, Route 2, Evansville, was traveling west on Highway 14 at about 3 p.m. and made a left turn in front of Mr. Higginbotham's car.

He was born at Monroe in 1948. He was an Eagle Scout, and had received the Catholic "Ad Altare Die" scouting award.

A graduate of Evansville  High School, Mr. Higginbotham was employed at the General Motors Corp. plant, Janesville, and was graduated from Blackhawk Technical School, Janesville.

A veteran of the armed services, stationed in Europe, he married the former Jane Townsend in 1970.

He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church here.

Surviving in Madison is a sister, Deborah Higginbotham.

Also surviving are his wife; a daughter, Dawn, at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Higginbotham, and two brothers, Rod and Greg, all of Evansville, and a sister, Mrs. David Truesdill, Janesville.

Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, Evansville, on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be conducted in the funeral home at 8 Thursday night.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Church, with the Rev. Joseph Brechtl officiating. Burial will be in Evansville's Maple Hill Cemetery with military graveside rites.



Daily Northwestern 06/10/1974

Glenn A. Hickinbotham (1913-1974) WI

Appleton-Funeral services were held this morning for Glenn A. Hickinbotham, who died Saturday morning after an illness of two and a half months.

Mr. Hickinbotham, 60, resided at 817 W. Franklin St. Born Dec. 3, 1913, in Arnott, he had lived in Appleton most of his life. He was a retail route salesman for Fairmont Foods for many years until his retirement two years ago.

Survivors include his widow, Agnes; four daughters, Mrs. Monica Scklore of Milwaukee and Deborah, Rachelle and Julie Lynn, all of Appleton; one brother, Arnold, of Appleton, and one sister, Mrs. Mabel Reitzner, also of Appleton.

The Very Right Rev. Msgr. Sylvester P. Van Berkel officiated at the 10 a.m. services this morning at St. Mary Catholic Church.

The Wichmann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Capital Times 07/31/1974

Cecil Higginbotham (1942-1974) WI

Cecil Higginbotham, 31, of Janesville, died Monday.



Beloit Daily News 04/20/1998

James E. Higginbotham (1927-1998) WI

James E. Higginbotham, 70, of Beloit, died Friday at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Rosman, Uehling, Kinzer, Funeral Home, 1125 Cranston Road, Beloit, with visitation one hour prior to services at the funeral home.



The Janesville Gazette

Sandra Mary Higginbotham Truesdill (1940-2002) WI

Sandra M. Truesdill died July 23, 2002 at home. She was born on July 16, 1940 in Cassville, WI, the daughter of Frank and Irene (Kirschbaum) Higginbotham. She married David G. ''Sparky'' Truesdill on July 21, 1961 in Evansville; he preceded her in death on December 15, 1996. Sandra had worked as a nurse for Mercy Hospital, Evansville Manor, Cedar Crest, Janesville Medical Center, Rock County Health Care Center, and retired from the Red Cross. Following retirement she was a driving instructor for Rock Valley Drivers School and had also worked for the Rock County Senior Services. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church, Women of the Moose, and the VFW Auxiliary. Sandra is survived by her 2 children, Cynthia Truesdill and Lori (Lonny) Stewart both of Janesville; a grandson, Alexander; parents, Frank and Irene Higginbotham of Evansville; 2 sisters, Deb (Mike) Lewis of Cambridge and Deb (Mark) Mayne of Davenport, IA; a brother, Greg Higginbotham of Orfordville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, David; and 2 brothers, Terry and Rod Higginbotham.



Wisconsin State Journal 04/13/2004

Nathan Frank Higginbotham (1911-2004) WI

EVANSVILLE - Nathan Frank "Frank" Higginbotham, age 93, of Evansville, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at Mercy Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. at ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Evansville. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 14, 2004, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at WARD FUNERAL HOME, Evansville.



Beloit Daily News 04/21/2005

Kathryn A. Higginbotham (1931-2005) WI
Kathryn A. Higginbotham, 74, of Beloit, died Saturday at Beloit Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, at Rosman, Uehling Kinzer Funeral Home, 1125 Cranston Road, Beloit. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.



The Janesville Gazette 08/27/2006

Kay F. Maly Higginbotham-Brown (1944-2006) WI
Kay Higginbotham-Brown

September 14, 1944 - August 24, 2006

JANESVILLE— Kay F. Higginbotham-Brown, 61, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at UW Madison Hospital. She was born on Sept. 14, 1944, in Cudahy, WI, to Charles and Alvina Maly. She married the late Cecil Higginbotham on Feb. 18, 1961, and then married Leroy Brown in March of 1982. Kay was very caring, always doing things for others; she loved to cook, bake, fish, deer hunt and camp. She was employed at Norwood Mills and Data Shop in Milton and Janesville. Kay is survived by her father, Charles (Naomi) Maly. She will be missed by her 3 children: Eugene Higginbotham of Silver Lake, Kandy (Jim) Heaton of Hanover, WI, and Heidi (Bob) Begolke of Janesville. She will also be greatly missed by her 6 grandchildren: Heather (Don) Higginbotham, Kassandra, Krystal and Kelsey Heaton, and Rebekkah and Natalie Begolke; her 2 great-grandchildren, Aaliyah and Xayvion; 6 sisters: Carol (Art) Chitwood of Muscoda, WI, Peggy (Ron) Mellem of Richland Center, WI, Susan (Jack) Wilson of Cazenovia, WI, Mary (Jeff) Pulvamacher of Richland Center, WI, Pam (Pat) Bowlin of Lone Rock, WI, and Bunny Drone of Richland Center, WI; and a brother, Stewart (Nancy) Maly of Richland Center, WI. She is further survived by many, many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil; her mother, Alvina; and a brother, Butch Maly. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at ALL FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1618 E. Racine St., Janesville. Burial will follow at Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. A memorial fund is being established in memory of Kay. All Faiths Funeral & Cremation Services , 1618 E. Racine St., Janesville, WI, will be handling the arrangements. For online obituary and registry:www.866allfaiths.com
We will always love you and miss you greatly!



Ruby J. Halverson Higginbotham (1920-2008) WI
(June 7, 1920 - February 19, 2008)
Ruby (Halverson) Higgenbotham was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 19, 2008. She was born June 7, 1920 to Robert & Johanna (Olson) Halverson in Purdy, Wisconsin. Ruby loved to bake & cook, and no one ever left her house hungry. She was a very kind and loving person. She loved her church so much it really hurt her when she had to stop attending. Ruby was united in marriage to Harold Higgenbotham on October 16, 1936 in Richland Center and he preceded her in death on June 9, 1997. Ruby is now home and at peace with her husband & God. Together they farmed in Ithaca for a time then made there life in Richland Center where they were very happy for many years. Together they had one son Harold Jr.
Survivors include her son Harold Jr. Higgenbotham; Grandson, Glen and also two great grandsons Eric & Aaron and a great great granddaughter. Also a very special brother Raymond who has given her the best care anyone could give to another. He took her to live with him and made her last day’s very happy ones. She is also survived by a sister-in-law Hazel, many nieces, nephews, and her little 4 legged friend Tiny.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Nora Hastings, Gladys Barrette, Elaine Beebe, and Emma Davis; brothers Lloyd, Lester, Virgil, and Clarence “Paulie” and a sister-in-law Babe.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at Noon at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center. Burial will be held in the Richland Center Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of services at Noon. Pratt Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
Blessed be her Memory God’s finger touched her and she slipped away, from earth’s dark shadows to a brighter day. God saw the road was getting rough. The hills were hard to climb. He gently closed her weary eyes, and whispered please be thine to a beautiful garden this friend has gone, to a land of perfect rest. Though she is gone she still lives on in the garden of memory.



The Northwestern.com 10/03/2009

Donna J. Cartwright Higginbotham (1935-2009) WI

Age 73 – died on Friday, October 2, 2009 at Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital in Wild Rose, WI. She was born on November 13, 1935 in Oshkosh, WI, the daughter of Earl and Vera (Krentz) Cartwright. She married Ivan Higginbotham, Sr. on April 26, 1974 in Wautoma, WI. Donna is survived by her husband, Ivan, children; Leonard (Patti) Langkau of Poy Sippi, Jane (Ken) Miner of Waupaca, and Jean (Jeff) Schraven of Taylors, S.C., step children; Paul R. (Sandra) Higginbotham of Marietta, GA, Chrystal Higginbotham of Stevens Point, Michael (Donna) Higginbotham of Slinger, and Jack (Kelly) Higginbotham of Ashley, OH, grandchildren; John Langkau and Special Friend: Megan Higgins, Stephen (Jackie) Miner, Aaron (Fiancé: Samantha) Miner, Travis Miner, Sarah Miner, Christopher Langkau, Bradley Langkau, and Justin Langkau, and great grandchildren; Devon Miner and Brianne Langkau. She is also survived by many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren, brothers; Robert (Rose) Cartwright and Richard (Virginia) Cartwright, both of Pine River and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Donna was preceded in death by her son, Ralph Langkau, her parents, her sister, Beverly Kolka, and three step sons; Brian Higginbotham, Garnett Higginbotham, and Ivan Higginbotham, Jr. Donna had been a homemaker. Through the years she had also worked at the Miles Kimball Company in Oshkosh, as a cook and waitress at the former Orihula Resort in Fremont, and as an Avon representative for over 35 years. She enjoyed making items that she would sell at craft fairs. She also enjoyed sewing, and had sewn the outfits that she and Ivan wore when they were Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus during the Christmas season. Donna also loved Hummingbirds. A memorial service will be held at the Holly Funeral Home in Poy Sippi, WI on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 1 p.m., with the Reverend David Sielaff, officiating. Interment will be in the Brushville Cemetery, Township of Bloomfield, Waushara County, WI. A visitation will be held at the Holly Funeral Home in Poy Sippi on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Holly Funeral Home of Poy Sippi, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.



Capital Times 12/29/2009

Irene Sara Kirschbaum Higginbotham (1918-2009) WI

Irene Sara Higginbotham, 91, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at home surrounded by her family. She was born on Aug. 27, 1918, in Cassville, WI, daughter of Max and Mary (Gurney) Kirschbaum. Irene married Frank Higginbotham in 1948 in Dubuque, IA, and he preceded her in death in 2004. She served on the election board in Evansville for many years, was a girl scout and boy scout leader, enjoyed ceramics, camping, traveling, fishing, and loved to do volunteer work. She was a member of St Paul's Catholic Church in Evansville and was very active in the church. She worked for many years as the librarian at the Eager Free Public Library in Evansville and was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Evansville. Irene loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Debra (Mike) Lewis of Maryville, TN; son, Gregory Higginbotham of Evansville; five grandchildren: Cindy Truesdill, Lori (Lonny) Stewart, Dawn Stewart, Amy (Will) Carlson, and Heather (Todd Hogan) Higginbotham; three great-grandchildren: Alex Brockman, Joshua Carlson and Braelynn Hogan; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank in 2004; two sons, Terry in 1972 and Rod in 1993; a daughter, Sandra Truesdill in 2002; and a sister, Lillian.



Oshkosh Northwestern 07/26/2011

Ivan L. Higginbotham Sr. (1932 - 2011)

Ivan L. Higginbotham, Sr. Age 79, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital in Wild Rose, WI. He was born June 23, 1932 in South Gifford, MO; son of Garnett and Esther (Lagle) Higginbotham. On April 26, 1974, Ivan married Donna J. Cartwright in Wautoma, WI. She preceded him in death on October 2, 2009. Ivan was well-known around Christmas time for dressing up as Santa Claus, where he visited a number of residential homes in the Wild Rose area. He also drove school bus in Wild Rose and was a driver for many years with the Department of Aging throughout Waushara County and the state. He will be deeply missed by all of his loving family and friends. Ivan is survived by: Children: Paul (Sandra) Higginbotham of Marietta, GA, Chrystal Higginbotham of Stevens Point, WI, Michael (Donna) Higginbotham of Slinger, WI, Jack (Kelley) Higginbotham of Ashley, OH, Kathy (Steve) McKay of Embarrass, WI, Randy Winter of Wisconsin; Step-Children: Leonard (Patti) Langkau of Poy Sippi, WI, Jane (Ken) Miner of Waupaca, WI, Jean (Jeff) Schraven of Taylors, SC. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Garnett and Esther Higginbotham; his wife, Donna Higginbotham; four sons, Brian Higginbotham, Garnett Higginbotham, Ivan Higginbotham, Jr., and Ralph Langkau; and a great-grandson, Carlton Higginbotham. A Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the First Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi, WI. Reverend David Sielaff will officiate. A visitation will be held from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at the church on Wednesday. The Holly Funeral Home of Poy Sippi is assisting the family with arrangements. HOLLY FUNERAL HOME W2290 Liberty Street Poy Sippi, WI 54967



prattfuneralservice.com 02/18/2012

Richard Higginbotham (1921-2012) WI

(February 16, 1921 - July 28, 2012)

Richard Higginbotham, 91, of Viroqua/Soldiers Grove entered his Heavenly home on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Sannes Skogdalen in Soldiers Grove. He was born February 16, 1921 in Barnum, WI the 7th child of Jay and Ida (Brown) Higginbotham. Richard married Edith Wilma Fowell in Piggott, AR on October 16, 1939. Together the couple had 9 children. Though they divorced in 1975 they would eventually enjoy each other’s company again at family get togethers in Edith's home, family reunions, and also during visits at the nursing home where Richard lived for the last 4 1/2 years. Richard was a farmer in the Richland Center and Kendall areas followed by 10 years at Mathews Lumber in Muscoda where he retired at the age of 76. Richard enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, feeding the birds and gardening. Even at the age of 86, he kept a large weed free garden and would can and freeze much of the produce. He especially enjoyed visiting with family and friends and reminiscing about “the good ole days ". His smile as you arrived and words as you parted made you know he was so glad you had come. At the age of 90, and knowing his life was nearing the end, Richard received Christ as his personal Savior, and found hope, peace, and comfort in knowing that he had a home in heaven. Even though it was difficult to speak, he later would request that a Bible be placed on his casket. Richard is survived by His former wife; Edith Wilma Fowell Higginbotham Thayer and 7 of their children, Francis (Shane) Higginbotham of Roanoke, IN, Jeanette (Duane) Woolever of Deerfield, Donald (Phyliss) Higginbotham of Janesville, Paul (Debbie) Higginbotham of Janesville, Richard D. (Kathie) Higginbotham of New Lisbon, Connie Frutiger of Milton, Karen Joy (Tim) Frutiger of Stoughton, sister, Helen Wanless of Oregon, WI, 21 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren, many other relatives, and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, two children Janice and Cecil, daughter-in-law, Kay Higginbotham Brown, son-in-law Michael Frutiger, grandson, Chad Frutiger, brothers Aubrey(wife Violet), Harold, Edward, Frank(wife Irene), sister Elsie (husband George)Fry, and brother-in-law Lyle Wanless. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center. Burial will follow in the Mount Tabor Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service of Richland Center is assisting the family with their arrangements. Thank you so much to the staff of Sannes Skogdalen Nursing for your help, caring and friendship.




Richard D. Higginbotham (1946-2015) WI

Richard "Dick" D. Higginbotham, age 69, of New Lisbon, died February 11, 2015, at home. He was born in Richland Center on January 29, 1946, the son of Richard and Edith Wilma "Willy" (Fowell) Higginbotham. Dick graduated from Royal High School in Elroy in 1964. He married his wife in 1974 and they have been residents of New Lisbon most of the past 25-30 years. Dick was a pin welder for Leer Manufacturing in New Lisbon. He was an avid bowler, deer hunter, golfer and had been a life member of Camp Douglas VFW Post 10911. He is survived by his wife; 6 siblings; 3 sisters-in-law; his loving dog, April; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; mother and father-in-law; step-father, John Thayer; brother, Cecil Higginbotham; infant sister, Janice; sister-in-law, Marian Schindler; and great nephew, Trevor LaBak. Burial in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Schneider Apfel Schneider and Schneider Funeral Home.



Appleton Post-Crescent 04/02/2015

Nola Jean Winter Higginbotham (1931-2015) WI

Nola Jean Winter Higginbotham, age 83 passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Shawano WI. Jean was born November 4th 1931 in the Town of Bloomfield to William and Rose Winter (Radtke) She was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church of West Bloomfield. Jean enjoyed her friends and family, and feeding the birds in her front yard along with gardening. She is survived by a son Randall Winter, Kimberly; and a daughter Kathleen (Steven) McKay, Cloverleaf Lakes; a brother, David Winter, Fremont; a granddaughter, Jamie McKay, Cloverleaf Lakes; a grandson Jesse McKay, Cloverleaf Lakes; and grandson, Joshua Fredrickson, Granton; two foster sisters; Gloria Teigland and Viola Dahms, both of Oshkosh; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Jean was preceded in death by her parents William and Rose, a sister Lois Willard; and a brother William (Billy). In lieu of flowers all memorials will be directed to an area humane society in special honor of Jeans cat, Miss Kitty. Friends may call Monday, April 6th 2015 from 5-7pm at Lewin Funeral Home Fremont, with a private family burial at a later date. "I have a new address now, it's called Heaven, where I will see you again someday" -Jean Funeral Home Lewin Funeral Home - Fremont 210 W. Main Street  Fremont, WI 54961 (920) 446-2288.




Wausau Daily Herald 02/21/2017

Daniel E. Higginbotham (1926-2017) WI

Daniel E. Higginbotham, age 90, of Wausau died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Cedar Ridge Elder Services. Daniel was born on September 30, 1926 in Boaz, WI to the late Everett L. and Christina M. (Hanson) Higginbotham. He was united in marriage to Jeanette V. Meyer in 1959. She survives and resides in Wausau. Daniel was a commercial fisherman on the Mississippi River. He was an avid flea marketer. He and Jeanette enjoyed winters in Florida and flea marketing their way down and back. Daniel served in the US Army in World War II and the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Warren Lodge 4 of Potosi, WI; the VFW and DAV. Survivors in addition to his wife include son Daniel (Margaret) Higginbotham of Wausau and 2 grandsons, Jacob Higginbotham of Janesville, WI and Nathaniel Higginbotham of Richmond, VA. Daniel was preceded in death by 6 brothers and sisters. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Aspirus Comfort Care Hospice, Jane Bloecher, Julie Morris, and Julie Gadke of CCCW, Cedar Ridge Elder Services of Schofield, Homme Adult Day Care and the staff at Wausau VA Clinic. In accordance with Daniel's wishes, private family services will be held. Strasser-Roller Funeral Home is assisting the family. Funeral Home Strasser-Roller Funeral Home 504 Edison St Antigo, WI 54409 (715) 623-5202.



Wausau Daily Herald 12/24/2017

Jeanette V. Meyer Higginbotham (1925-2017) WI

Jeanette V. Higginbotham, age 92, of Wausau died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Mount View Care Center, Wausau. Jeanette was born on March 29, 1925, WI to the late Joseph and Elsie (Radloff) Meyer. She was united in marriage to Daniel E Higginbotham in 1959, who preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2017 . Jeanette helped Dan throughout their lives together. Daniel was a commercial fisherman on the Mississippi River and they both were avid flea marketers. Jeanette was an avid Bingo player. Dan and Jeanette enjoyed winters in Florida and flea marketing their way down and back. Jeanette was a member of the Eastern Star, Warren Lodge 4 of Potosi, WI. Survivors include son Daniel (Margaret) Higginbotham of Wausau and 2 grandsons, Jacob Higginbotham (Jordan Hollis) of Janesville, WI and Nathaniel Higginbotham of Wausau. She is further survived by sister in law Ann Meyer of Dubuque IA and brother in law William Cutler of Rockford IL Jeanette was preceded in death by 5 brothers and sisters. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Mount View Care Center, Jane Bloecher, Julie Morris, and Julie Gadke of Inclusa, and Cedar Ridge Elder Services of Schofield. In accordance with Jeanette's wishes, private family services will be held. Mid Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family.


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