Alice Irene Buschkopf (nee Lund) of Juneau passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the age of 93. Irene was born on July 24, 1926, the daughter of Theodore and Clara (Froiland) Lund in Verona WI. She was baptized and confirmed at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Viroqua, WI. She graduated from Viroqua High School and Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She married to Robert J. Buschkopf in Viroqua on October 29, 1949. She worked at the Dodge County Highway Department for many years.
Irene was a member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Juneau and was active in the church’s Ladies Aid. She was a member of the Juneau American Legion Auxiliary and Juneau Senior Citizens. She was also, a longtime volunteer at Clearview Nursing Home and Bethesda Thrift Store in Watertown.
Irene is survived by her children Robert (Cindy) of Milwaukee, David (Cheryl) of Watertown, and James (Marie) of Beaver Dam, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Esther (Gaylord) Dolphin of Onalaska, her sister-in-law and brother-in-law Ruth and Linus Mock of Waupun, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, son Theodore, sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Orrin Blekeberg, Lorraine and Alton Loomans, and brother-in-law and sister in-law Ronald and Vickie Buschkopf.
Visitation will be Monday, March 2, 2020, at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 400 S. Main St., Juneau, WI from 10:00 am -Noon with a Funeral Service to follow at Noon. Rev. David Brandt will be officiating. Interment to follow at Juneau City Cemetery.
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