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  • Portage is also known as: Columbia County / Portage city.

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History

The city is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. Portage was named for the Fox-Wisconsin Waterway, a portage between the Fox River and the Wisconsin River, which was recognized by Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet during their discovery of a route to the Mississippi River in 1673. The city's slogan is "Where the North Begins". Portage is the largest city outside of Dane County in the Madison Metropolitan Area. Portage is located at 43°33′N 89°28′W / 43.55°N 89.467°W / 43.55; -89.467 (43.5457, -89.4632). Portage lies in the Wisconsin River valley. The city is surrounded by prairies and grasslands. Approximately three miles (5 km) west of the city are the Baraboo bluffs. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23.4 km²), of which, 8.3 square miles (21.5 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (8.09%) is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 9,728 people, 3,770 households, and 2,228 families residing in the city. The...

The official website for the city of Portage is http://www.ci.portage.wi.us/.

There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Portage, Wisconsin.

Portage Obituaries

It was reported on February 13th, 2016 that David Cosmos Kott died in Arlington, Tennessee.  Kott was 86 years old and was born in Portage, WI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor David Cosmos's life.

It was reported by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on January 27th, 2016 that William E "Bill" Geiger perished in Portage, Wisconsin.  Geiger was 87 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William E "Bill"'s life.

It was reported on January 4th, 2016 that Marion Louise Schroeder (Koch) passed on in DeKalb, Illinois.  Ms. Schroeder was 82 years old and was born in Portage, WI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marion Louise's life.

It was written on October 30th, 2015 that Elizabeth "Diane" Vanepps (King) passed away in Portage, Wisconsin.  Ms. Vanepps was 63 years old and was born in Atlanta, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elizabeth "Diane"'s life.

It was written by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on February 25th, 2015 that John A Baumann passed away in Portage, Wisconsin.  Baumann was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John A's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 25th, 2014 that Keith Levi Jones passed away in Nokomis, Florida.  Jones was 91 years old and was born in Portage, WI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Keith Levi's life.

It was reported by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on September 9th, 2014 that Rozanne K Sweeney perished in Portage, Wisconsin.  Sweeney was 65 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rozanne K's life.

It was revealed on August 20th, 2014 that John R Sr Erickson passed on in Portage, Wisconsin.  Erickson was 80 years old and was born in Sidnaw, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John R Sr's life.

It was written by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 22nd, 2014 that Jeffrey E Larson died in Portage, Wisconsin.  Larson was 48 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jeffrey E's life.

It was noted by Eau Claire Leader-Telegram on December 29th, 2013 that Harlan R Rau perished in Portage, Wisconsin.  Rau was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Harlan R's life.

Funeral Homes in Portage

Picha Funeral Home

Picha Funeral Home and Crematory has been serving Lake Delton, Wisconsin Dells, Lyndon Station and surrounding areas for over 20 years. Our locally, family owned and operated funeral home’s have created this web site to help our friends and...

Ryan Funeral Home

Since 1938, when Paul Ryan founded Ryan Funeral Home, we have guided families of all faiths through the process of grieving with neighborly concern and professional care.
As a family owned and operated funeral home we will treat your family...

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Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral
430 W Wisconsin St
Portage, WI 53901
Port Axtell Community Funeral Home
302 E Conant St
Portage, WI 53901

Portage Funeral Home News

Muslim claims Schneider trucking fired him for refusing to deliver Miller Lite.
The declaration includes Buffalo, Clark, Jackson, Juneau, Marathon, Portage, Taylor, Trempealeau and Wood counties. Storm-fed flooding along the Black, Trempealeau and Wisconsin rivers ... for a tort claim against the funeral home, casket maker ...
http://www.jsonline.com/newswatch/105727948.html?newsWatchDate=10-22-2010

Lorraine 'Lori' Van Sant
Funeral services ... Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, and Saint Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point. She also taught classes for nursing assistants at River Pines Nursing Home and Portage County Nursing Home in ...
http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20101103/WRT010301/11030561/Lorraine-Lori-Van-Sant

Robert M. "Bob" Davis
Funeral services will be held ... LaVern (Cheryl) of Wisconsin Dells, David (Jean) of Pardeeville, Robin of Viroqua, Jefferson of Menomonee Falls and Jerome (Barbara) of Portage; sisters, Marion Diece of LaValle, Barbara (Bob) Mobley of Calvert City, Ky ...
http://www.wiscnews.com/portagedailyregister/news/local/obituaries/article_7fe7dd30-e3e3-11df-a620-001cc4c002e0.html

Clifford H. Zenor Sr.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids; and from 9 ... Karen (Mark) Zenor-Johnson of Portage, and Ann Zenor of Madison. Clifford married Sandra Ferries on Nov. 23, 1978. Together they raised three ...
http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20101026/WRT010301/10260436/Clifford-H-Zenor-Sr-

Funeral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Funeral (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Funeral is the debut full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America by Merge Records and on ...
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Picha Funeral Home : Portage, Wisconsin (WI)
Picha Funeral Home and Crematory, Portage is locally, family owned ... Picha Funeral Home - Lake Delton, Lyndon Station, Oxford, and Wisconsin Dells. ...
http://www.pichafh.com/

Portage Funeral Homes and funeral services in Wisconsin
Listing all funeral homes in Portage, Wisconsin so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
http://www.imortuary.com/funeral-homes/wisconsin/portage.php

Pflanz, Mantey, Mendrala Funeral Home
Based in Portage Wisconsin, Pflanz, Mantey, Mendrala, Funeral Home has been locally owned and operated since 1853
http://www.pmmfh.com/

Portage County Funeral Locations
Portage County, Wisconsin funeral locations from Funeral Facility's directory of funeral homes, funeral directors, cemeteries, cremation, and other ...
http://funerals.funeralfacility.com/county/WI/PortageCounty.html