Douglas W. Axelson, age 26 of Brodhead, died Sunday, September 23, 2012, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born December 30, 1985 in Park Ridge, Illinois, the son of Arnold and Nancy (Meyer) Axelson. He graduated from Brodhead High School. Doug was working at Villa Pizza in Brodhead. He enjoyed physics, quantum physics, astrophysics, playing chess, computers and gaming.
He is survived by his mother, Nancy, of Brodhead; siblings: Robert Stevens and Danielle Axelson both of Janesville, and Jeanette Axelson of Footville; two half-brothers, Erik and Gustove Axelson; 3 nieces: Cassandra, Aidriana and Aleah; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Everson Funeral Home, Brodhead, with Reverend Bill Luckenbaugh officiating. A visitation will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.