Obituaries

Clarence Vogel
B: 1936-04-10
D: 2017-05-24
View Details
Vogel, Clarence
Eleanor Ambrose
B: 1926-05-08
D: 2017-05-21
View Details
Ambrose, Eleanor
Helen Wenzel
B: 1935-07-14
D: 2017-05-02
View Details
Wenzel, Helen
Delores Breitkreutz
B: 1929-02-28
D: 2017-04-27
View Details
Breitkreutz, Delores
Nancy Leonard
B: 1946-12-14
D: 2017-04-25
View Details
Leonard, Nancy
Joseph Schroeder
B: 1932-06-02
D: 2017-04-22
View Details
Schroeder, Joseph
Norbert Behling
B: 1946-09-26
D: 2017-04-15
View Details
Behling, Norbert
Roberta Adler
B: 1941-07-10
D: 2017-04-14
View Details
Adler, Roberta
Bernice Fischer
B: 1937-01-25
D: 2017-04-14
View Details
Fischer, Bernice
Nancy Koebler
B: 1951-07-22
D: 2017-04-10
View Details
Koebler, Nancy
Oscar Renz
B: 1922-11-13
D: 2017-03-28
View Details
Renz, Oscar
Harold Rueth
B: 1921-03-03
D: 2017-03-20
View Details
Rueth, Harold
Tony Stelse
B: 1969-09-29
D: 2017-03-18
View Details
Stelse, Tony
Gary Wulf
B: 1952-05-14
D: 2017-03-15
View Details
Wulf, Gary
George Baxter
B: 1937-06-10
D: 2017-03-11
View Details
Baxter, George
Diane Wedl
B: 1949-11-19
D: 2017-03-07
View Details
Wedl, Diane
Megan Frohmader
B: 1983-08-10
D: 2017-02-27
View Details
Frohmader, Megan
Donald Lane
B: 1931-07-02
D: 2017-02-25
View Details
Lane, Donald
Robyn Schuenke
B: 1972-12-06
D: 2017-02-14
View Details
Schuenke, Robyn
Frances Kaus
B: 1922-01-04
D: 2017-01-31
View Details
Kaus, Frances
Barbara Monyelle
B: 1943-11-14
D: 2017-01-27
View Details
Monyelle, Barbara

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
Jefferson, WI 53549
Phone: 920-674-3960
Fax: 920-674-6446

Accounts & Deposit Boxes

Because banks are subject to both state and federal regulations, procedures can vary greatly from bank to bank and state to state. Some states have been known to automatically freeze joint bank accounts when one of the joint owners dies. To avoid problems, contact your bank directly, to determine the amount of money accessible and learn the procedures for releasing these funds, and to establish a new account for funds received after the death. At least one joint checking or savings account should be left open for at least six months. This will allow you to deposit any checks that you are entitled to but are in the deceased's name. For instance, "Insurance Reimbursement Check". This check would be endorsed on the back as follows: "Deposit Only" with the deceased's name PRINTED underneath, followed by the bank account number.

If after six months you want to take the deceased's name off the account, the bank will want to have a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate. A Certified Copy will also be necessary for any accounts that are left "In Trust For" someone. (I.T.F.). Your bank can advise you regarding IRA's or CD's (Certificates of Deposit). Both will need a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate before they are released.

If the safety deposit box is in the sole ownership of the deceased. Banks will require a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate and Letters of Administration to gain access to the contents. On co-owned safety deposit boxes, the rules vary from state to state. Call your attorney or bank for their requirements.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.