Lynn E. Ostrander

Lynn E. Ostrander of Hustisford passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at the Aurora Medical Center in Hartford, with his family at his side. He was 71 years old.

Lynn was born April 7, 1937, in Cadillac, Mich., to John and Rhea (Dexter) Ostrander. He married Susan Smith on Feb. 16, 1957, at Immaculate Conception Church in Milwaukee.

Lynn was the past president and current vice president of the Kettle Moraine Kennel Club, and a member of the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America. He was a dog breeder and handler for over 35 years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Susan; his children, Bonnie (Mike) Zangl of Hartford, Kathy (Scott) Bowers of Janesville, Randy (Roxanne) Ostrander of Hartford and Rick (Kris) Ostrander of Madison; his grandchildren, Tim, Tom, Lindsey, Erin, Abbey and Aimee; his brother, Rex (Jeanette) Ostrander; his sister, Iva Lou (Ron) Uptegraft; and sister-in-law, Linda Ostrander.

He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Lynn was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Merritt and Jack Ostrander.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday at the Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford with Pastor Brian Kundinger officiating.

Family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Memorials to the Aurora Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, Slinger are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family, 673-9500; www.shimonfuneralhome.com