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    Brock E. Hermanson

    Brock E. Hermanson, age 39 of Black River Falls, died Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Marshfield Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls. Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more

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    Leonard Lahn

    Leonard Lahn, 93, of Fairchild, passed away Saturday afternoon March 23, 2019 from complications of congestive heart failure. His family was at his side at Augusta Health and Rehabilitation where he had been under the care of Mayo Hospice since A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta, and from noon until 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fairchild. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the church with spring burial in the Fairchild Cemetery. 2 Attachments Read more

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    James L. Hedlund, Sr.

    James L. Hedlund, Sr., 84 of Tomah passed away with his loving family by his side on March 18, 2019 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:00 AM at the Church of The Nazarene, 25481 County Hwy ET, Tomah. Pastor Travis Cox will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Spooner. Relatives and friends are invited from a time of visitation on Friday, at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family. Online condolences may…

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    Roger James Ebert

    Roger James Ebert, 84, of Sparta, died Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Morrow Memorial Home, Sparta. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta, with Monsignor Delbert Malin officiating. Burial will be at a later time in the church cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with a 6:45 p.m. rosary. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the…

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    Patricia M. “Patti” (Pippenger) Laski

    Patricia M. “Patti” (Pippenger) Lasko, 66, of West Salem and formerly of Sparta passed away suddenly, March 17, 2019, at her home. A memorial visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home 106 W. Franklin St., Sparta. Online condolences may be sent at www.schanhoferfh.com Read more

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    David Peter “Pete” Lunde

    David Peter “Pete” Lunde, age 85, of Necedah, WI, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Memorial services with full military honors will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Arkdale Trinity Lutheran Church, 1650 Church St., Arkdale, Wisconsin, 54613. Pastor Terri Skildum will officiate. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 9:00 a.m until the time of service at the church. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Read more

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    Frances M. Baird

    Frances M. Baird, 88, of Sparta, died Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation Center, Sparta. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Randy Williamson officiating. Family and friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Read more

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    Emma L. (Cordner) Loeffelholz

    Emma L. (Cordner) Loeffelholz, 81, of Sparta, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Randy Williamson officiating. Burial will follow in Farmers Valley Cemetery, rural Sparta. Family and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Online condolences may be offered to Emma’s family at www.schanhoferfh.com. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Amber Oshan, PA-C at Gundersen in Sparta for the attentive care…

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    Thomas H. Carter Jr.

    Thomas H. Carter Jr., 77, of rural Fountain City, formerly of Independence, died Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Tom was born November 30, 1941 in Duluth, Minn. to Thomas and Mary (McMillan) Carter Sr. He married Barbara Taylor in La Crosse. He was an auto upholsterer for many years. He worshipped with his wife at Bethel Lutheran Church in rural Arcadia. Tom is survived by his wife, Barbara; five children, Billy (Patti) Rosenow, Thomas E. Carter, Tamara (Dylan) Green, Tarey Carter and Mark Carter; 11 grandchildren, Tommy Carter, Isaiah, Audrey, Eva, Isla, Anneleise, Eli, Adeline Green, Billy J., Lita and Amanda Rosenow. He is further…

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    Holly Kay Martin

    Holly Kay Martin, 57, of Ettrick, WI formerly of Minnesota City, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Gundersen Health System. She was born on December 7, 1961 in Winona to Merlin and Anita (Ahrens) Lafky. Holly grew up in Lewiston, graduating from Lewiston High School then attending Rochester Technical College to become a dental assistant. On July 24 1982 she married Richard “Rick” Martin and they were married until he passed away on July 26, 2011. Holly worked as a dental assistant and office manager at Walnut Street Dental for over 30 years until her retirement in 2017. In 2014 she met Gene Berg and from there, their adventurous…

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    Carlton P. Schnese

    Carlton P. Schnese, 91, of Tomah, died Friday March 22, 2019 at the Atrium Senior Living in Black River Falls. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019, 12:00 Noon. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St. Tomah. Pastor Bruel Buselmier will officiate. Burial will at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com The family would like to thank all of the workers at the Atrium for all the wonderful care that was given to Carlton Read more

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    William John (Heena) Thunder, Sr.. Wakaga Hųųk

    William John (Heeną) Thunder, Sr., Wakąja Hųųk , 32, of Tomah, WI, walked on on Monday, March 18, 2019. He was born on October 14, 1986, to Josiah H. Thunder, Sr., and Rosalie Gokee. Heeną enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing video games, gambling, watching and playing basketball, teasing family and friends, and spending time with his children. We will lovingly remember his laughter, his kind and gentle nature, and his playful spirit. He is survived by his children: Zeke, Naomi, Eric, Jasmine, and William, Jr.; companion Jolyn Beighley; parents; brother Josiah H, Jr (Katrina); sisters, Leah Thunder-Gajda (Eric) and Arlene Thunder (Chris Breeden); and many Ho-Chunk and Lac Courte Oreilles and…

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    Kenneth “Ken” Leroy Dopson

    Kenneth “Ken” Leroy Dopson, 73, of Tomah, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in his home surrounded by his family. A funeral service will be held at 12:00, noon, on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St. Tomah, WI. Pastor Bob Streeter will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 10:00 am until the time of the service at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more

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    Jane F. Thomas

    Jane F. Thomas, 64, of Arcadia died on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, WI. Jane was born on January 11, 1954, in Arcadia to Edward and Margaret (Zeller) Lisowski. Jane graduated from Arcadia High School in 1972. On November 11, 1978, Jane married Roland “Rollie” Thomas at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Arcadia. Jane and Rollie farmed for many years before owning and operating first Sportsman’s Lounge and then years later, JR Sports Bar in Arcadia. After the sale of the bar she remained a loyal employee of John Jaszewski at Jaz on the Tracks. Jane also worked for the school…

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    Ronald A. Lehman

    Ronald A. Lehman, 68 of Tomah passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare. According to his wishes, he will be laid to rest at Mount Vernon Cemetery at a later date. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more

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    Robert F. Johnson

    Robert F. Johnson, age 88, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away December 28, 2018 at the Serenity House in Tomah. Memorial Services with military honors will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 1:00 p.m., at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Pastor Bob Streeter will officiate. Family and friends are invited for visitation on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. The Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com Read more

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    Grace M. Eckelberg

    Grace M. Eckelberg, 90, of Tomah died peacefully Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Liberty Village in Tomah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019, 10:30 A.M. at the Queen of the Apostles Catholic Parrish at St. Mary’s. Monsignor Richard W. Gilles will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service. The family requests that memorials be given to the Tomah Hospice Touch in Grace’s Memory. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more

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    Anna M. Hornburg

    Anna M. Hornburg, age 82, of Necedah, Wisconsin was called home to Heaven, becoming a Christmas Angel, on December 25, 2018. Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 31, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at St. James Lutheran Church in Necedah. Pastor Roger Erdman will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bayview Cemetery in Necedah. Family and friends are invited for visitation Sunday, December 30, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church. Visitation will also be held on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Necedah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at…

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    Mildred Perner

    Mildred Perner, 82, of Black River Falls, Wisconsin passed away on December 25, 2018 at Black River Falls Hospital. Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon, Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Guardian Angel’s Catholic Parish (507 Main Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615) with Father Emmanuel Famiyeh officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Black River Falls. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 28, 2018 at Buswell Funeral Home (106 S. 2nd Street, Black River Falls) and again one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more

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    Leah Marie Degenhardt

    Leah Marie Degenhardt, age 28, of Tomah, Wisconsin, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at home. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Pastor Bob Streeter will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Tomah, Wisconsin. Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday from 12:30 until the time of service at the funeral home. The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Read more

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    Tiyanna “Tiy” J. Hotchkiss

    Tiyanna “Tiy” J. Hotchkiss, age 13, of Richland Center, formerly of Blair, died on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 1:00p.m. in the Jack Funeral Home with burial in the Zion LutheranCemetery both in Blair.Friends may call one hour prior to the service.Visitation will also be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 4-7 p.m.in the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center.Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service in Richland Center and the JackFuneral Home in Blair are assisting the family with arrangements.. Read more

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    Nola Slaughter

    Nola C. Slaughter, age 96 of Black River Falls, died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the American Lutheran Home in Mondovi. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Buswell Funeral Home, 106 S. 2nd St., Black River Falls. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to services. Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more

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    Terry “T.C.” Carlisle

    Terry “T.C.” Carlisle passed away peacefully at home on Thursday December 20, 2018 after a long battle with COPD. Per his request, there will be no funeral services. There will be a celebration of life at Lynda Lou’s tavern on Friday December 28th, starting at 11:00am. His daughters ask that guests wear their best tie-dye t-shirts and come ready to share memories of their shenanigans with T.C. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.schanhoferfh.com The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more

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    Ruth E. Hart

    Ruth E. Hart, 88 of Elroy, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Heritage Manor in Elroy. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah. Sandy Rusnak will officiate. She will be laid to rest at Oak Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 10:00 A.M. until time of services at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com. Read more

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    Bernice A. Kindschy

    Bernice A. Kindschy, age 89, of Whitehall, died on Saturday.Bernice A. Kindschy, age 89, of Whitehall, died on Saturday.December 22, 2018 in the Grand View Care Center in Whitehall. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:00a.m. in the United Methodist Church with burial in the LincolnCemetery both in Whitehall.Visitation will be Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. in theJack Funeral Home in Whitehall and also one hour prior to the serviceat the church on Friday.The Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall is assisting the family witharrangements. Read more

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    Mary Nussdorfer

    Mary Nussdorfer died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Bridge Path Assisted Living in Sparta, Wisconsin. There will be a celebration of her life on July 20th from 5-7 at Jakes Northwoods. Memorials may be made to the Sparta Library Building Fund, Sparta Area Cancer (SACS) or the Boys and Girls Club. We would like to thank the staff at Mary Crest and Bridge Path. We will be forever grateful for their caring support and patience. The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Read more Obituaries

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    Marvella A. (Arnold) Wilson

    Marvella A. (Arnold) Wilson, 71, of Norwalk, WI, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017, peacefully at her home in Norwalk. The Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home of Sparta is assisting the family with private arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Read more Obituaries

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    Sharon K. Minett

    Sharon K. Minett, 58 of Tomah, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at her home. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017 3:00 P.M. at the Tomah Seventh Day Adventist Church. Pastor Michael Ehm will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Monday at the church from 2:00 P.M. until the time of the service. A Graveside Committal service will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:00 P.M. at the Dorchester Cemetery, Dorchester, WI. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more Obituaries

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    JoAnne Hodgson

    JoAnne Hodgson 71, of Beloit, Wisconsin. She died peacefully at her son and daughter in laws home with her loving family by her side. She was born September 5, 1945 in Beloit Wisconsin, the daughter of Norman and Audrey (Dickie) Burke. She met the love her life Ron Betker in 1991 and they lived together and were committed to each other until her passing. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother Kenneth Ellenberger, and one great grandson Baby Alaric. JoAnne worked at various places around the Black River Falls area, Jacks or Better, Pine View Nursing Home and Northern Engraving, throughout the years, until she moved to…