Edward E. Connors, 84, Janesville, died Sunday at Willowick Assisted Living Facility, Janesville. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 1, at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Janesville. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services June 1 at the funeral home.

Elizabeth Theresa “Liz” Gasch, 86, Darien, died Tuesday at home. Services will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Betzer Funeral Home, Delavan. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Marlene Jane Gilbert, 80, Orfordville, died Wednesday at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Orfordville Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church. Newcomer-Silverthorn Chapel on the Hill Funeral and Cremation Services, Orfordville, is assisting the family.

John R. Hesenberg, 91, Albany, formerly Evansville, died Sunday at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Catholic Church, Evansville. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church. Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home, Evansville, is assisting the family.

Viola M. Hessian, 96, Edgerton, died Tuesday at Edgerton Memorial Hospital, Edgerton. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Apfel Ehlert Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Edgerton. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

Roland E. “Rollie” Laatsch, 93, Edgerton, died Tuesday at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Edgerton. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the church. Apfel Ehlert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Edgerton, is assisting the family.

Gavin B. McCarten, 53, Janesville, died Wednesday at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Erickson Funeral Home, Darlington. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services June 8 at the funeral home. Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Janesville, is assisting the family.

Trena Lorraine Sugden, 55, Beloit, died Wednesday at home. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, Beloit.

John C. Swanson, 70, Milton, died Tuesday at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Janesville. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Shirley (Roehl) Wakeford, 88, Johannesburg, South Africa, formerly Janesville, died Sunday, April 15, at home. No services are planned.

John O. Wunderlin, 84, Janesville, died Wednesday at home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Janesville. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Tuesday at the church. Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Janesville, is assisting the family.

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