Earl L. TateJanuary 7, 1932 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 85)
Earl L. Tate, age 85, of Brodhead, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017, at his home. He was born on January 7, 1932 in Walnut Ridge, AR, the son of Clifford and Beulah (McCarty) Tate. He married Sonia Ellefson. She passed away on April 26, 1987.
Earl was a machinist and had worked for Panoramic Inc. of Janesville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and being with family.
He is survived by his children, Debbie (Daniel) Huschka, Tina (David) Rothenbuehler, both of Brodhead, Kevin and Daryl Tate, both of Janesville; a sister, Emma Ann Beller, Walnut Ridge, AR; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister, Inez Kaja, two brothers, Cleatus, J.C. and a daughter-in-law, Kathy Stone.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at the D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, WI, with Chaplain Bob Groth officiating. Burial will be in Fulton Cemetery, Fulton, WI. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the funeral home.
A special thank you to Rachael Schneider, Sheri Ellefson, and Jaimee Elder.