Obituary Index

Search for obituaries as reported in Ripon Commonwealth Press and/or the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern from 1961 to recent issues.

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Results are displayed alphabetically by name and include all variations of the name you enter. If you enter "smith" you will first see "Coppersmith" then "Goldsmith" and so on until you see "Smith." If you are having difficulty locating an obituary, please check our search tips page. To obtain photocopies of any notices, please send a request.


Issues of the Ripon Commonwealth Press from March 10, 2005 to present (minus a two month embargo period) are available through the Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site (accessible only to Wisconsin residents with library cards). You can limit your search to only the Ripon Commonwealth Press by applying a filter in WNDRS like this:

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This is a project brought to you by the Ripon Public Library, the Ripon Historical Society and the Winnefox Library System.

Please direct comments or questions to the Ripon Public Library.