Welcome to the Wisconsin Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Wisconsin obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Wisconsin, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Wisconsin.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Wisconsin Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Wisconsin Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Wisconsin

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $20.00

WI Vital Records Office
1 West Wilson Street
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309

Remarks: State Office has scattered records earlier than 1857. Records before October 1, 1907, are very incomplete. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $3.00 each.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to State of Wisconsin Vital Records. A stamped, self-addressed business size (#10) envelope should be included with the request.

Directory of Wisconsin Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Wisconsin Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Wisconsin Newspapers.
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Wisconsin Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Wisconsin Obituary and Death Notices Archive
Wisconsin Obituary Search Engine
Wisconsin Data Library
Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907
Wisconsin Genealogy Lookups

Southern Wisconsin

Telegraph Herald - Current
Telegraph Herald - Archives

Ashland Co.

The Daily Press
Mountain Funeral Home Obituaries

Barron Co.

Rice Lake Chronotype
The Chetek Alert Obituaries

Brown Co.

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Clark Co.

Clark County Obituaries Archive

Columbia Co.

Dodge County Obituary Search Engine
Columbia County Obituaries

Dodge Co.

Dodge County Obituary Search Engine

Door Co.

Door County Births and Deaths from the Wisconsin Advocate

Douglas Co.

The Daily Telegram

Dunn Co.

Dunn County Obituary Search Engine
Index to Dunn County Obituaries

Eau Claire Co.

Eau Claire Leader Telegram

Fond du Lac Co.

Dodge County Obituary Search Engine
Fond du Lac Obituary Index Search Engine (1970-1992)

Forest Co.

Forest County Obituary Index - 2000
Forest County Obituary Index - 2001
Forest County Obituary Index - 2002
Miscellaneous Forest County Obituaries of the Past

Gogebic Co.

Gogebic Range Genealogical Society Obituary Search

Grant Co.

Rural Register Obituaries Index 1985-1997

Green Co.

Green County Net News Obituaries
Green County Obituaries 1
Green County Obituaries 2
Monroe City Directory 1891

Jackson Co.

Buswell Funeral Home Obituaries

Jefferson Co.

Watertown Daily Times Obituaries

La Crosse Co.

The La Crosse Tribune Online Obituaries
Holmen Courier Obituaries

Langlade Co.

Langlade County Obituary Index Search Engine

Lincoln Co.

Lincoln County Obituary Collection

Marathon Co.

Wausau Daily Herald
Marathon County Marriage Records
Marathon County Cemetery Inscriptions

Medford, Rib Lake, Gilman, and Taylor Counties

Star News - link fixed

Milwaukee Co.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Obituary Search

Oconto Co.

Oconto County Obituaries

Outagamie Co.

Appleton Post-Crescent Obituaries
Appleton Public Library Obituary Index

Ozaukee Co.

Ozaukee County Obituary Search Engine
Ozaukee County Obituaries

Pierce Co.

Pierce County Obituary Collection
Pierce County Obituary Search Engine (1998-1999)
Pierce County Herald Obituaries Search (2000)
River Falls Journal Obituaries Search

Portage Co.

Portage County Obituary Search Engine
Stevens Point Area Obituary Index

Richland Co.

Richland County Obituary Search Engine
Richland County Obituaries Index

Rock Co.

Rock County Obituary and Death Notice Collection
Beloit Daily News
Schneider Funeral Home Obituaries

Sheboygan Co.

Lippert Funeral Home Obituaries

St. Croix Co.

New Richmond News Obituary Search
Hudson Star-Observer Obituary Search

Taylor Co.

Star News Obituaries

Washington Co.

Washington County Obituaries

Waukesha Co.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home Obituary Archive
Waukesha Area Obituaries

Winnebago Co.

Oshkosh Online Obituary Index

Wood Co.

Marshfield News-Herald Obituaries
Wood County Cemetery Links

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