Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services, Reeseville

Family owned and operated for four generations, it’s our privilege to help our Beaver Dam community when they need it most.

Edwin H. Koepsell founded Koepsell Funeral Home in 1909. For 105 years, we have served families with compassion and sympathy.

At Koepsell Funeral Home, we know every detail matters. During times of loss, trust us to go above and beyond.


Our Obituaries

Alton J. Soldner

September 1, 1934 - July 18, 2017

Alton J. Soldner, age 82, of Reeseville, died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at his home, with family by his side. The visitation will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Reeseville on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow at the church on Saturday with Rev. Donald Steinberg officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Reeseville. ...
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Verne H. Damrow

October 9, 1951 - July 4, 2017

Verne H. Damrow, age 65, of Reeseville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The visitation will be at Trinity Lutheran Church in Reeseville on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 noon Rev. Matthew Martin will officiate and burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Verne Harold Damrow was born on October 9, 1951 to Harold and...
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Catherine A. Pasewald

February 17, 1925 - May 17, 2017

Catherine A. Pasewald, age 92, formerly of Lowell, was escorted to the gates of heaven by her Guardian Angel on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The visitation will be at Reeseville Community Center on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a rosary prayer at 4:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at Reeseville Community Center on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m....
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Robert M Weidman

October 6, 1958 - May 8, 2017

Robert M. Weidman, 58, of rural Reeseville, passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Monday, May 8, 2017 at his home. A visitation for Robert will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Refuge of Reeseville Church (Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home 214 S. Main Street, Reeseville, Wi) on Saturday, May 13, 2017. A memorial service will also be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 for...
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Doris A. Strobel

September 27, 1922 - February 3, 2017

Doris A. Strobel, 94, of Reeseville passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Sienna Crest in Marshall. A funeral service will take place on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Reeseville. A visitation will also take place from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Reeseville. ...
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Marian Lauersdorf

December 3, 1923 - October 10, 2016

Marian Lauersdorf, age 92, of Lowell, died on Monday, October 10, 2016 at Charleston House in Beaver Dam. The visitation will be at Salem Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. The funeral service will follow at church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Paul Vander Galien officiating. Burial will be at Lowell Cemetery. The former Marian Wilson was born on...
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Yvonne "Toby" Schmitt-Strohbusch

July 5, 1930 - August 27, 2016

Yvonne M. Schmitt-Strohbusch, 86 years old, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Charleston House in Beaver Dam. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, September 1st at 12:00 noon at Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Lowell, WI, with the Rev. Paul Vander-Galien and Rev. Bruce Wietzke officiating. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 5:00 – 8...
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George John Miescher

December 22, 1956 - August 20, 2016

George J. Miescher, 59, of Reeseville passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at his home. George was born the son of Fred and Sally (Penoske) Miescher on December 22, 1956 in Beaver Dam. He was married to Pamela Weihert on April 21, 1979 in Waterloo. George was formerly employed by Perry Printing for 21 years, Lake Mills Blacktop Company for 17 years and then became a truck driver. George...
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Katherine Wendt

September 21, 1932 - August 15, 2016

Katherine H. Wendt, 83, of Fall River and a former resident of Reeseville, died on Monday, August 15, 2016 at her home. The visitation will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, N2296 County Road I, in Reeseville on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. The funeral service will follow at the church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Matthew Martin officiating. Burial will be at...
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Howard K. Nordby

November 10, 1950 - August 1, 2016

Howard Kenneth Nordby, 65 years old, of rural Reeseville, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016 at his home. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Koepsell Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville, with the Rev. Thomas Wilsmann officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral. Burial will take place at the...
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Arlene Hauptli

July 11, 1931 - July 21, 2016

Arlene F. Hauptli (Zimmerman), age 85, of Columbus and formerly of Marshall (Lowell) joined her beloved husband in heaven on Thursday, July 21, 2016. The visitation will be at United Methodist Church in Lowell on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. There will also be a visitation at the church on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 am. Burial will be at Lowell...
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Daniel Pergande

March 14, 1941 - July 10, 2016

Daniel W. Pergande, age 75, of Reeseville, died on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at his home. A memorial gathering will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Military honors will be provided by the Lowell VFW #9392 and the Reeseville American Legion Post #190 at the funeral home on Friday at 5:45 pm. Daniel Wilbur Pergande was born on...
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Steven G. Lapp

December 31, 1963 - May 27, 2016

Steven Gordon Lapp, age 52, of Reeseville, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison surrounded by his family. Steve was born on December 31, 1963 in Madison to Herb and Judy (Gee) Lapp. He was a graduate of Lake Mills High School. Steve was a semi-truck driver for many years. Upon his dad's retirement in 2002, Steve took over his dad's honey bee business. He was...
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Gerald O. Keel

December 9, 1931 - March 16, 2016

Gerald O. Keel, 84 years old, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Madison. A memorial service for Gerald will be held on Monday, March 28th at 4:00 p.m. at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville, with the Rev. Seth Dorn officiating. A visitation will also be held on Monday, March 28th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in...
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Mildred Tijerina

April 11, 1935 - January 9, 2016

Mildred D. Tijerina, age 80, of Beaver Dam, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. Visitation for Mildred will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, N2296 CTR I near Reeseville, on Friday, January 15, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Funeral services will follow at church on Friday beginning at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Mark Wenzel will officiate. Burial...
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Helen E. Kruscinski

May 18, 1927 - December 30, 2015

Helen E. Kruscinski, age 88, of Reeseville, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Charleston House in Beaver Dam where she has lived for the past 8 years. Visitation for Helen will be at Salem Lutheran Church in Lowell on Wednesday, January 6, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Funeral services will follow at church on Wednesday beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Paul Vander Galien...
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Pearl Kohn

September 28, 1925 - December 4, 2015

Pearl Kohn, age 90, formerly of Rural Reeseville, died on Friday, December 4, 2015 at Charleston House in Beaver Dam. Private inurnment will be held at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Lowell, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Pearl Ruby Helen Grimm was born on September 28, 1925 in Hartford, Wisconsin to Gerhard and Helen (Schultz) Grimm. On October 12, 1947 she was united in marriage with...
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Marion Katherine Rennhack

December 18, 1936 - November 12, 2015

Marion K. Rennhack, age 78, of Humbird and Reeseville, died on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Juneau. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville on Monday, November 16, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at Trinity Lutheran church on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. until the time...
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Vira V. Neitzel

December 25, 1920 - October 14, 2015

Vira V. Neitzel, Reeseville, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Golden Living Watertown at the age of 94. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lowell with the Rev. Paul Vander Galien officiating. Friends and relatives may call and pay their respects at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service....
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Donna Lee Yerges

December 9, 1947 - August 4, 2015

Donna L. Yerges, age 67, of Waterloo, died on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. The visitation will be at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, 413 E. Madison St. in Waterloo on Friday, August 7, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at the church on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. The funeral service will...
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Ralph Hoot Gibson

August 6, 1934 - May 29, 2015

Ralph "Hoot" K. Gibson, 80, of N3134 Hwy G, Reeseville, WI passed away peacefully on Friday, May 29, 2015 at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital in Madison. Visitation for Hoot will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Reeseville Community Center in Reeseville. The Lowell VFW and Reeseville American Legion will meet at 6:30 p.m. to pay their respects....
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Georgene M. Yelk

February 22, 1934 - May 27, 2015

Georgene Margaret (Rennock) Yelk, 81, of Lowell was called to heaven on May 27, 2015 after a courageous battle against cancer. Her first concerns were directed toward her husband and family. Her joy in life was her unconditional love and care for others. She was the master holiday maker with Christmas being the highlight of the year. Her wish was to give her family one last traditional...
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Rhonda L. Gibson

September 6, 1973 - April 1, 2015

Rhonda L. Gibson, age 41, of Reeseville, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek. Visitation for Rhonda will be at the Reeseville Community Center, 406 North Main Street in Reeseville, on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Funeral Services will follow at 7:00 pm with Carrie Schuett officiating. Rhonda Lynn was born on September 6, 1973 in Fort...
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Phyllis Schoenwetter

November 20, 1937 - February 2, 2015

Phyllis J. Schoenwetter, age 77, of Reeseville, died on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Juneau. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation at Lowell United Church of Christ on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a...
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Judith Wendt

March 1, 1945 - January 29, 2015

Judith E. Wendt (nee Lacaeyse), age 69, of Reeseville, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at UW Hospitals in Madison. In keeping with Judy's wishes, there will be no services. Judy was born on March 1, 1945 to Cyril and Helen Lacaeyse and later graduated from Reeseville High School. While in high school, Judy baby sat and worked in both a grocery store and canning factories; the money she...
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Bev Price

September 26, 1937 - January 9, 2015

Bev J. Price, age 77, of Reeseville and formerly of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, died unexpectedly on Friday, January 9, 2015 at her Home. The visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. To honor Bev's memory, please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to The Gathering Source Food Pantry in Reeseville. ...
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Fred Lambert

May 23, 1919 - December 11, 2014

Frederick G. Lambert, formerly of Reeseville, died on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Beaver Dam. He was 95 years old. The graveside service will be at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Lowell on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. with Chaplain Jim Wehrheim officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Lowell VFW Post #9392 and the Reeseville American Legion Post ...
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Harold Dobrowa

May 14, 1923 - October 27, 2014

Harold Dobrowa, age 91, of Reeseville, died on Monday, October 27, 2014 at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Harold was born on May 14, 1923 in Lansing, Michigan to Edward and Katherine (Chrusczyk) Dobrowa. He graduated from Lansing Central High School and continued his education at Michigan State University. Harold served in the United...
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Edna Ann Laing

April 3, 1937 - September 19, 2014

Edna A. Laing, age 77, of Reeseville, WI passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014 at her home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 27 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville, WI with Walter Walk officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, Reeseville. Burial...
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Mabel Lillian Ludtke

August 8, 1916 - September 10, 2014

Mabel L. Ludtke, age 98, formerly of East Troy, died on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Clearview Nursing Home in Juneau. The memorial gathering will be at First United Church of Christ in Reeseville on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The memorial service will follow at the church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Lois Rosko officiating. Inurnment will be at Oakridge...
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