Thursday, March 22, 1990

Obituary: Kay Millward

POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA/MADISON - Mrs. Kay L. Luxem, age 42, of Pompano Beach, Florida, died on Sunday, March 19, 1989, at her home in Florida. She was born on September 16, 1946 in Madison. She was the former Kay Millward. Mrs. Luxem worked for Wisconsin Bell for over 14 years before moving to Florida. She is survived by her husband, Donald; two daughters, Wanda Luxem, and Michelle Luxem, both of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; her mother, Mrs. Elaine Millward of Madison, two brothers, Richard Millward of Ketchum, Idaho, and Ronald Millward of Green Bay, Wisconsin; and a sister, Sharon Fredenberg of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Millward. Funeral services will be held at the Joyce Funeral Home, 540 West Washington Avenue, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 1989, with the Reverend A.L. Braunschweig officiating. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, at the Joyce Funeral Home.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 22, 1989

Sunday, March 04, 1990

Obituary: Richard (Ric) Sundquist

MADISON - Richard (Ric) Sundquist, age 33, of 6201 Strathmore Lane, died on Monday, March 2, 1981 in a local hospital. He was born on November 15, 1947 in Madison, and had been a lifelong resident of Madison. He was employed with the Baskin-O and V Clothiers. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, where he served on the Church Council and was Sunday School Superintendent, a member of Blackhawk Country Club, and a past president of the local A.C.T.W.U. Surviving are his wife, the former Susan Ellickson; a daughter, Kathie; his mother, Mrs. Shirley Sundquist, and his grandmother, Mrs. Olive Steinhauer, both of Madison, and many relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 322 E. Washington Avenue, at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 1981, with the Reverend Gilbert Splett and the Reverend Joel Diemer officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the Schroeder Funeral Home, 3325 E. Washington Avenue, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and prior to the services at the church. Memorials may be given to the Diabetes Association or to St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 4, 1981

Friday, March 02, 1990

Obituary: Dean Urben

Dean Urben, 20, Dies as Auto Somersaults


MADISON, WISCONSIN (March 2, 1968) - Dean R. Urben, 20, a University of Wisconsin freshman and son of Dr. Walter J. Urban, head of Mendota State Hospital, was killed about 5:20 a.m. Friday in a car crash hear the hospital grounds home where he lived with his parents at 301 Troy Dr.

Young Urben’s 1967 Chevrolet Impala convertible crashed through a railroad overpass guardrail on Knutson Dr., just off Northport Dr., and somersaulted - feet unto the North Western Railroad right-of-way below, landing on its top. Police Investigator John T. Randall reported Dean was driving alone.

Deputy Coroner John Stevenson said the death was accidental and no inquest will be held.

It was the 10th traffic fatality in Madison and Dane County this year.
Dean was a member of the United Methodist Church of Christ, the Army’s 44th General Hospital Reserve Unit, and Psi Upsilon fraternity.

Surviving are his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Urben, and three brothers: David, at home, John, Rt. 1 Oregon, and Noel, Milwaukee.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Frautschi Funeral Home, 3610 Speedway Rd., where friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the University of Wisconsin Medical School.

Note: The above was taken from a news story originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 2, 1968. I was unable to find a separate obituary. The number of feet (in the second paragraph) was not included -- apparently a typographical error.