Ida R. (Haines) Ward

March 31, 2024
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Ida Ward Obituary

Ida R. Ward, age 89 of Benton and formerly of Boscobel and Crawford County Wisconsin, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024 at her daughter's home in Benton, surrounded by her family.  She was born January 19, 1935 in Marshall Township, Richland County Wisconsin.  The daughter of Herbert and Clara (Craig) Haines. Ida worked for several years at Advance Transformer in Boscobel. She was a volunteer driver for the VA Medical Center, Tomah WI for 4 years(1521 hours of service). Ida never missed a chance to bake or donate something to any family or any organization in need. She got her GED in June of 2011 at the age of 76. Ida is survived by her children, Andy (Sheryl) Ward of Madison, Randy Ward of Fox Lake Illinois, Marsha (Jeff) Everson of Waukesha, Beverly (Clifford) Hitz of Hazel Green, Anita (George) Wachuta of Brooklyn Wi., and Nancy (Jeff) Wetter of Benton. 13 grandchildren, 16 Great- grandchildren,1 Great-Great-Grandaughter. One brother, Art (Sandy) Haines of Sheridan Wy. Two sisters, Ruby Hay of Beloit, and Darlene (Christopher) Girton of Apache Junction, Arizona. A sister in law, Sherrie Haines of Janesville.  Ida was preceded in death by her parents, a son  Micheal Ross Ward, four brothers, Harley, Bernard, Thomas, and Terry Haines. Two sisters, Ruth Hogan and Linda McCullick.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday April 20, 2024 from 11:30 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. with a service at 12:30 P.M. at the Boscobel Bowl and Banquet, in Boscobel, with lunch to follow. Jamie Haines officiating. Private family, burial in the Boscobel Cemetery. In keeping with Ida’s request for no flowers, memorials may be given to: Eastman Fire Department or Eastman Community Club.

The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel, is assisting the family. Online condolences can be sent to  Please mail cards or memorials to Beverly Hitz, 1247 Ench Road, Hazel Green Wisconsin  53811. 

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April 20, 2024

11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Boscobel Bowling & Banquet LLC
9716, 16971 US-61
Boscobel, WI 53805
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Celebration of Life
April 20, 2024

12:30 PM
Boscobel Bowling & Banquet LLC
9716, 16971 US-61
Boscobel, WI 53805
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins


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