Arlen “Buzz” Finnigan, 71, of Kendall,
Arlen “Buzz” Finnigan, 71, of Kendall, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hillsboro. He was born October 24, 1946 to Gaylord and Bernice (Bailey) Finnigan in Tomah. He graduated from the Tomah Senior High School. After high school he went to work for the Novy Telephone Company and then to Kendall Trucking, where he worked for over 20 years. He was united in marriage to Linda Wyttenbach. He was a member of the Kendall Fire Department. He enjoyed deer hunting and cutting wood with his brothers and nephews. He and Linda enjoyed several trips including going to Las Vegas and New Orleans. Buzz was a likeable and loving guy that made many friends.
He is survived by his wife Linda of Kendall, 4 daughters, Tracy Baker of Sparta,Trisha (Neil) Statz of Waunakee, Tara Novy of Sparta, and Toni (Darrell) Robertson of Sparta, a step-son Todd Lawson of Kendall, 12 grandchildren Kyle, Ashley, Daniel, Brandon, Kayla, Alyssa, Andrew, Mariah, Tristin, Tanner, Tayden, and Max, his siblings Arnold (Laurie) of Tomah, Karyl (Jim) Demaske of Mauston, Arden (Cheryl) of Tomah, Arley (Deanna) of Tomah, Karylen (Tom) Murphy of Tomah and Arbie of Tomah, a sister-in-law Carole (Gail) Ramsey of Prairie du Sac, and a brother-in-law, Lee (Cindy) Wyttenbach of Kendall, many other nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister-in-law Allen and Addrenne Finnigan, his father and mother-in-law Victor Wyttenbach and Betty and Roselle Severson
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 12 Noon until 3:00 P.M. at the Kendall Community Center, 219 West South Railroad St, Kendall.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com. The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home of Kendall is assisting the family with the arrangements.
The family wishes to thank the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital for the caring of Buzz.