Lou Ann passed from us on June 30, 2022, at Serenity Property following a multi-month bout of central anxious method melanoma.
She was born in 1952 to Lester and Hilda Bever (Hericks), youngest of seven siblings, and grew up on the ridge loved ones farm north of Wilton. She attended Wilton Grade University, Royall Large School, and then Western Wisconsin Tech for dental assistant.
Lou worked chairside for Dr. Bashirian in Elroy for several yrs. She returned to university and inevitably graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in agricultural science, a happy minute. She commenced doing work in the grain and alfalfa fields, implementing Integrated Pest Management procedures, which associated monitoring bugs, pesticide and fertilizer apps, and soil wellness. Just after some time, Lou Ann altered her target to cranberries. She recognized her very own small business, Cattail Marsh Consulting, and practiced I.P.M functions on many marshes in the course of the cranberry escalating areas. She finished her get the job done vocation as an educator instructing horticulture at the New Lisbon Correctional Facility.
Lou Ann and longtime spouse Duane Denter (whom she wed in 1983) bought a ramshackle farmhouse and passion farm in close proximity to Clifton and over time rehabbed it into a snug country dwelling. She raised beef, chickens, two sheep, and quite a few horses, commonly Arabians. She beloved her horses, raising and instruction many from birth to driving age. She was a wonderful gardener, and spring was generally a vibrant time when her perennials, bulbs and bushes came to lifetime.
Lou Ann and Duane experienced two wonderful little ones, Liz and Darth Lou supported their each endeavor as they grew to become accountable grown ups. She liked them dearly and was so proud of them.
Lou Ann like to read, do crossword puzzles, crochet, and paint, with wall plates becoming her specialty. She cherished to camp (particularly at the Lake Arbutus) and enjoyed several campfires with close friends and family. She substituted taught and volunteered time at the neighborhood colleges. Lou Ann could be potent willed but was also compassionate and humorous. She beloved her relatives, her rural house, and her nation roots.
In her loved ones, passing in advance of her had been her moms and dads, Lester and Hilda her stepparent, Everet Strozinski her brothers, Arnie, Jim and Monthly bill Bever her sister-in-legislation, Colleen Bever her brother-in-regulation, Bob Sullivan and her nephews, Mike Small and Pat Sullivan.
She is survived in loved ones by her partner, Duane her daughter, Liz Mehls (Chris) and her son, Darth (close friend Taylor).
Surviving also are her sisters, Donna Lamp, Marion Sullivan, and Doris Ashley her sisters-in-regulation, Judy Bever and Pleasure Bever her brothers-in-regulation, Doug Denter (Cindy) and David Denter (Sonja) and a host of nieces, nephews and their offspring, and home animals Daisy and Pip.
A Time of Remembrance for Lou Ann is currently being planned for household and buddies.
The Sonnenburg Household Funeral House is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be made available by visiting www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com.