Elmo P. Earleywine, Brodhead, WI (1928-2014)

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

January 29, 1928 - June 17, 2014

Elmo P. Earleywine, age 86, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead. He was born on Jan. 29, 1928, in Milton, WI, the son of Guy B. and Stella E. (Albright) Earleywine. He married Janette “Jan“ Shew on June 14, 1949, in Milwaukee, WI. They recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Elmo graduated from Brodhead High School in 1945, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in 1950, with a degree in electrical engineering. Following graduation, he worked for Dow Corning, Monsanto, and was self-employed for many years. He had lived in Midland, MI, North East Maryland, and Sarasota, FL, before moving to Brodhead. He enjoyed woodworking and his greatest accomplishment was building a 25 ft. yawl sailboat.

Elmo is survived by his wife, Jan of Brodhead; a daughter, Betty (Tom) Loukas of Lexington, KY; a son, Chuck Earleywine of LaCrosse, WI; a foreign exchange daughter from Sweden, Eva Andersson (Bosse); a brother, Gerald (Betty) Earleywine; a sister-in-law, Margaret Earleywine, both of Brodhead; two grandchildren, Sharon (Dan) Kent, Emily (Robin) Earleywine; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: William, Derald, Oliver (Wanda); and a sister, Ruth (Carl) Voy.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, Brodhead, WI, with Pastor Pat Soddy officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services at the FUNERAL HOME on Saturday. A memorial fund will be established. Online condolences may be made at www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com


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