-1° F

Joshua N Bader

Published On: Aug 29 2013 06:00:33 AM CDT

Joshua N. Bader 28, of Mauston left us too soon on August 25, 2013 at his home as a result of an accident.

Josh was born in Lacrosse on November 17, 1984 to Cathy Clement Bader and Dale Bader. He grew up in Mauston and attended Mauston High School. He was currently employed by Stroh's in Mauston as a machine operator.

Josh was an avid hunter and fisherman. He spent much of his time in the woods with his hunting partners, his Dad, his grandfathers, his cousins, and his close friends. He also loved ice fishing and taking his friends and family fishing during the summer on the boat.

Everyone who met Josh came to know a young man with an infectious smile, a laid back disposition, and a warm heart. He was always ready to help anyone whether it was a friend or a complete stranger.

Josh is survived by his mother Cathy and her partner, Don Holderfield and his children Jacob and Lizzy, his father Dale and his partner, Pat Bast and her son Michael Seeley, his paternal grandmother Helen Bader of Camp Douglas, his maternal grandmother Eileen Clement of Elroy, God parents Rick and Pam Clement of Texas, Aunt Linda Fitch and her husband Willie Travis, Aunt Linda Aiello and her husband Sam of New Lisbon. Josh is also survived by his nieces Travis, Erica, and Stevenson Travis, and a long list of friends.

Joshua was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather John W. Clement, paternal grandfather Azel N. Bader, infant sister Dale Lynn Bader, and Cousin Twlaleah Ashlee Fitch.

Friends and family may call at Crandall Funeral Home in Mauston on August 31, 2013 for visitation starting at 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. followed by a service with Rev. Fairchild officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Mauston.

  • PHOTOS: Uber-cute puppies on tour

    A basket of puppies arrived at the News 3 studio in Madison Friday morning as part of a promotion between Uber Madison and a Madison-based pet rescue. Uber and teamed up to offer a puppy break to Uber app users that benefits the pet rescue. Condi (brown) and Wylie (black) got lots of snuggles and love from staff before they went on their way to cheer up other Madisonians through Uber until 3 p.m., the company said.

  • GOP group at debate

    Scott Olson/Getty Image

    2016 presidential candidates' net worth

    Ever wonder just what a presidential candidate is worth? Take a look at the net worth estimates for each of the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates as compiled by Forbes.

  • Jim Gilmore

    Darren McCollester/Getty Images

    Election 2016: Who has dropped out

    Jim Gilmore became the latest 2016 presidential candidate to leave the race on Friday. Here's a look at him and the other former candidates who have also ended their campaigns.