Faith ‘Faye’ Trudy Southworth

June 22, 1946 ~ December 1, 2021

Faith “Faye” Trudy (Hawkins) Southworth, 75, of New Lisbon, WI, died with her sons by her side December 1, 2021, at Crestview Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Faye was born June 22, 1946, in Mauston, WI, daughter of Robert and Ann (Daus) Hawkins.

Faith 2She graduated from Mauston High School in 1964 and that same month she married John Roderick Southworth. They resided the rest of their lives in New Lisbon, where they raised their two sons Robert & Randy.

Faye worked at New Lisbon IGA, New Lisbon School and Juneau County with the Senior Meals program. Faye & Johnny were extremely active members in their community. In her younger years, Faye enjoyed snowmobiling and boating and she was an excellent bowler and trap shooter. She attended countless sporting events and activities her kids and grandkids took part in, as well as many other Rocket events over the years. Faye was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary 110 for 35 years, Cemetery Board, the United Methodist Church and countless volunteering efforts. She often sold tickets or collected money at events.

Faye loved her community and her family deeply and was proud and supportive of each and every one. She was never afraid to voice her thoughts or opinions and always was up for a good time with laughter. Let’s not forget her love of polka dancing and Elvis.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents, stepdad Norman Lass, husband John, sister Joan (Potter) Thompson, brother Fred Schukis and his wife Pat, brother-in-law Fredrick Faulkner.

She is survived by sister Joyce (Don) Fry; brother James (Sue) Kinnamon; sister-in-law Lillian Lounsbury; sons Robert (Bobbi) and Randy (Trisha); grandchildren Bryant, Jena and Cole Southworth, and many special nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Crestview, Mile Bluff & Hess Memorial Hospital as well as Dr. Hinton, Dr. Logan, Travis Simmons and Anne Fenwick for all the care and compassion you provided Faye over the years.

A Memorial Service will be at noon on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the New Lisbon Community Center at 110 Welch Prairie Road. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the Community Center.

Pastor Deb Burkhalter presiding. The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with services. Online guestbook available at