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OBITUARY: Elwood “Woody” Huenerberg

Elwood “Woody” Huenerberg, 87, of Janesville, WI was called to eternal glory by his Savior on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

He was born on August 24, 1930 in Palatine, Illinois. He graduated from Palatine High School in 1948. He married Muriel Pantke on June 23, 1951, celebrating 66 years of marriage. From landscaping in Illinois to dairy farming in Watertown, WI, to the golf course operation in Brillion, WI, he found success in every business venture he undertook. He enjoyed spending many winters in Florida. In addition to playing a round of golf his favorite pastime was cheering for the Chicago Cubs.

Woody is survived by his loving wife Muriel of Janesville; his children Gail (Bob) Zastrow of Jefferson, WI; Patricia (Jim) Kloiber of Stuart, FL and Gary (Karol) Huenerberg of Milton, WI. He is also survived by his Grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt) Mitchell, Julie (Joe) Kiedrowski and Ryan (Carmen) Huenerberg; and great-grandchildren, Hailey and Logan Kiedrowski, Eli Mitchell and Noah Huenerberg. He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond & Viola Huenerberg and sister Charlotte Gunderson.

A Memorial Service was held at 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at MT. CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2940 Mineral Point Ave., with Rev. Michael Schulz officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the CHURCH.

The family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to Dr. Dena Green & Amy Nickels Schwartz of Mercy Hospice, Dr. Van Beek of Mercy Health and Dr. Maryl Johnson of UW Health for their support and compassion.

Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 21 S. Austin Rd., (608)752-2444,


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