Sunday, July 01, 2007

Obituary: Glenn S. Custer - Class of 1907

MADISON/MILWAUKEE - Glenn S. Custer, age 97, died on Saturday, January 10, 1987, at Bethel Living Center in Arpin, Wisconsin. he was born and raised in Madison, graduated from high school inMadison and from UW-Madison. He was a member of the Milwaukee Association of Credit Men. He worked in the advertising department of the Milwaukee Journal and was a well-known photographer. His works were exhibited in America, Europe, and South America. His is survived by his wife, Maya; the following children, Rudolf P. Custer of Wilmette, Illinois, Frank S. Custer of Madison, Mrs. Robert (Maya) Olsen of Big Bear City, California, Mrs. A. Douglas (Joy) Dakin of Burbank, California, and Dr. G. Stanley Custer, M.D. of Marshfield, Wisconsin; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the HANSEN FUNERAL HOME, Marshfield. Visitation will be from 12 noon on Tuesday at HANSEN'S. Memorials may be designated to the Marshfield Medical Foundation of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on January 13, 1987.

Note: Glenn C. Custer's graduation year is based on information in the 1907 Tychoberahn, where is photo is included among the graduating seniors.

Obituary: Patrick A. Tague - Class of 1966

OSHKOSH/MADISON - Patrick A. Tague, age 35, died on Saturday, May 14, 1983, as the result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, May 12, 1983. Born on May 1, 1948, in Norfolk, Virginia, he was the son of Vincent and Barbara Tague. A graduate of Madison Technical College, he had been in the United States Army since 1967. He married Ruth Berg in Madison on August 7, 1967. Survivors are his wife, Ruth of Oshkosh; two children, Lisa and Michael both at home; his parents of Madison; and two brothers, Robert and Dennis, both of Madison. Funeral services will be held at the FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH in Oshkosh, on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Internment will be in Roselawn Cemetery in Madison. Friends may call at the SEEFEILD CHURCH AVENUE CHAPEL in Oshkosh on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 16, 1985; submitted by Gerhard Ellerkamp (Class of 1966).

Obituary: Donald J. Reed - Class of 1966

Donald J. Reed,
UW Senior, Dies

Donald J. Reed, 22, of 4114 Major Ave., died Friday (Mar. 12, 1971) in a hospital after a long illness.

He was a senior at the University of Wisconsin majoring in speech and communications and was a member of St. Dennis Catholic Church and the University Handicapped Club.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Marguerite Reed, 4114 Major Ave.; two sisters, Kathryn, at home; and Mrs. Robert Corcoran, 5108 Maher Ave; and a brother, Robert, Alice Springs, Australia.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the church. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the Gunderson Funeral Home, 5202 Monona Dr., where the rosary will be recited at 7:30 tonight.

Memorials may be made to the church of the Muscular Dystrophy Research Foundation.

Note: The above was originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 14, 1971. At this time, obituaries were still "news stories," written by newspaper staff, not families; submitted by Gerhard Ellerkamp (Class of 1966).