Ancestry has posted an index of Wisconsin, 1959-1997 (excluding 1968) online. The index includes the name of the deceased, a certificate number, date of death, county of death, and county of residence. Earlier years will also include age, gender, and race.
Using the certificate number and other information found in this database, you can order the original death certificate from the Wisconsin Department of Health, Vital Records Services. Visit their websiteÂ for more information.