Obituaries for Jan. 24, 2013


Richard W. Milbrandt

Visitation for Mr. Milbrandt will be on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 3414 Woodhall Drive, Janesville with funeral services to follow at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Rev. Jerry Amstutz will officiate. Private burial will be Monday in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Milbrandt, 84, a long-time Janesville resident passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at Fairhaven in Whitewater, surrounded by his family. Richard was born in Janesville on Jan. 14, 1929, the son of Julius and Lillian (Hilker) Milbrandt. He graduated from Janesville High School in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army from January of 1951 to January of 1953. Richard married E. Jean Harden on Jan. 17, 1953 in Watertown. He was employed by the Rock County Banks (Currently Johnson Bank) for 35 years and prior to retiring was a loan officer for Black Hawk Credit Union. He was a long-time member of First Baptist Church and the Janesville Noon Lions Club. Dick was an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had a real love for gardening especially raising raspberries and kiwi.

Surviving are his wife, Jean with whom he just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary; two children, Daniel L. (Rita) Milbrandt of Janesville, Lu Ann (Tom Silver) Milbrandt of Butler, Wisc.; four grandchildren, Alexander Milbrandt, Joshua Melbye, Jacquelynn Melbye, Jenna Melbye; one sister, Helen Hulick of Janesville; one brother, Donald (Nancy) Milbrandt of Waupaca, Wisc.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.

The Milbrandt family is being assisted by Henke-Clarson Funeral Home.

Terry Joseph Raymond

A memorial service for Mr. Raymond will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the Fall Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Greg Bell officiating. The family will visit with friends following the service.

Mr. Raymond, 59, of Watertown, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at the V.A. Medical Center in Nashville. He was born in Rutland, Vt. and was preceded in death by his father, Corneille John Raymond. Terry was a machinist with Coca Cola and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed working with old cars and hot rods and building models.

Terry is survived by a daughter, Jessica Faye Petersen and her husband, Brian of Painesville, Ohio; grandchildren, Sadie and Colin Petersen; mother, Shirley Bassett and husband, James of Rutland, Vt.; brother and sisters, Windy Bora of Wheelock, Vt., Coni Kinsman of Rutland, Vt., Timothy Raymond of Wallingford, Vt., Judith Gilland and husband, Harold of Watertown, Brenda Raymond-Petty of Poultney, Vt.; nieces and nephews.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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