About Wisconsin

Wisconsin, a state in the upper Midwest, is bordered by Michigan to the northeast, Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Superior to the northwest, and Lake Michigan to the east. The state is known as America’s Dairyland because it stands among the nation’s leading dairy producers, especially cheese. Wisconsin is home to several paper products manufacturers, another contribution to the state’s economy along with information technology and tourism. Tourist destinations include the Wisconsin Dells in the southern part of the state, Door County in the northeast, and Milwaukee, the home of breweries, the Milwaukee Brewers MLB team, and the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.


In 2016, there were 40,210 obituaries reported in the state of Wisconsin on Legacy.com. This is a 16% increase from 2015 when 34,552 obituaries were reported in Wisconsin. You can browse through the full list of Wisconsin obituaries to find life stories that may be of interest to you.