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    James A. “Jim” Powell

    James A. “Jim” Powell, 82 of Camp Douglas died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau St. Tomah. Pastor Deb Burkhalter will officiate. Burial will be in the Camp Douglas Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be sent to www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more Obituaries

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    Quintin Pronchinske

    Quintin Pronschinske, 88, of Arcadia, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Quintin was born January 21, 1929 in Fountain City to Alphonse and Agnes (Semling) Pronschinske. He married Marian Marsolek June 18, 1951 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Independence. Quintin’s life began on the farm, and aside from family, farming was what remained most central in his life. Although he and Marian spent the beginning of their marriage in Cudahy, Quintin would always return to his parents’ farm in the spring to help with planting and calving. Short years later, Quintin and Marian would move back to Arcadia to own a farm…

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    Delphine Rose Clark

    Delphine Rose Clark, 64 of Kendall passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Heritage Manor, Elroy. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kendall. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation at the church on Monday. from 10:00 A. until the time of the service. The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, Kendall is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more Obituaries

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    Tammy M. Colburn

    Tammy M. Colburn, 30 of Blair, WI passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at her home. Tammy was born on April 21, 1987 to Kenneth and Linda (Hitts) Colburn in Chippewa Falls, WI. She attended Blair-Taylor High School. Tammy loved spending time with her three children, her husband, and other close family members; especially when they went to the pool, attended demolition derbies, tracker pulls, and went fishing Her dog, Frankie was always with her wherever she went. Tammy was an avid fisherman and enjoyed camping. Tammy is survived by her husband, Rolando Leyva Ceron of Blair; three children, Issael, Leonel, and Loriana Leyva; mother, Linda Hitts (Evan Hill)…

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    Harlan B. Hoff

    Harlan B. Hoff, 88, of Bangor, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at his home. Memorial services followed by military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 10, 2017, at Bells Coulee Lutheran Church, rural Bangor. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, West Salem, is in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary may be found and online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com. Read more Obituaries

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    Charity Mary Thunder

    Charity Mary Thunder, Ho-hamp-gi-kee-day-wi (Lights Up the Earth), 71, of Black River Falls, passed away on July 1, surrounded by family at the Black River Falls Memorial Hospital. She was born in Galesville, WI, to Frank B. and Mary GreenCrow Thunder. She had a strong, abiding faith in God, and one of her most cherished memories was of having been baptized into and being a lifelong member of the Native American Church. She attended elementary and high school in Fairchild, Wisconsin, and continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, earning her Bachelors Degree in Sociology in 1978, and later in her life, she earned her Master of Arts…

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    Mike Schanhofer

    On July 4, 2017, Mike Schanhofer went down swinging in his final at bat on earth when multiple myeloma slipped a curveball past him for strike three. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon on Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sparta. Family and friends are invited to call at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A Celebration of Life will also be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Rendezvous, E896 County Road N, Luxemburg. The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family…

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    Alfred S. “Bud” Hanson

    Alfred S. “Bud” Hanson of rural Arcadia died on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. Alfred was born on October 15, 1927, at the family farm in the Town of Arcadia to Alfred and Solphia (Skogstad) Hanson. Alfred, or Bud as he was known from the time he was a small child was the third of 4 children. He had an older brother Howard and an older sister Mavis and a younger brother Grant. Bud attended school at the Oakdale Country School through the eighth grade. He graduated from Arcadia High School in 1945. While in high school he was active in football,…

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    Diane J. Huddleson

    Diane J. Huddleston, 65 of Tomah passed away on Wednesday, July 05, 2017 at the Serenity House, Tomah. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 2:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Tuesday at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more Obituaries

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    Julius R. Baumer

    Julius R. Baumer, 79, of Sparta, died Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Time For Ease, Sparta. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Chaplain Kathleen Charles officiating. Burial with full military honors provided by VFW Post 2112 will be in Cataract Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more Obituaries

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    Arlin M. Loga

    Arlin M. Loga, age 73, of Whitehall, died on Saturday, July 1, 2017 in the Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse. Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall. Read more Obituaries

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    Candis “Candy” (Cox) Gaspie

    Candis “Candy” (Cox) Gaspie, age 66, of Friendship, Wisconsin, and formerly of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She was born Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Read more Obituaries

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    Ardis M. Sesvold

    Ardis M. Sesvold, age 81, of Blair, died on Monday, June 26, 2017 in the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center in Whitehall. Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Blair. Read more Obituaries

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    Bernice Mary Bautch

    Bernice Mary Bautch, 94, of Whitehall and formerly of Arcadia died on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Bernice was born on April 15, 1923, in Wickum Valley, Independence, Wisconsin to Lewis C. and Florence G. (Thomas) Bautch. Bernice married George R. Bautch on June 6, 1944, at Holy Cross Church in La Crosse, WI. She was a member of Holy Family Parish and the PCCW, in Arcadia. Bernice enjoyed making bread with the ladies of the PCCW. She had worked at the A-G Broiler Plant for many years. Bernice is survived by her daughters: Grace (Philip) Lunde of Hixton, WI, Rose Bautch…

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    Ralph P. von der Ehe

    Ralph P. von der Ehe, 64 of Tomah passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 P.M. at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, Tomah. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Saturday at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more Obituaries

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    Maralyn B. Laudon

    Maralyn B. Laudon, 90, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls. Funeral services are pending. Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more Obituaries

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    Virginia M. Leis

    Virginia M. Leis, 94, of Cashton, WI, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at the Maplewood Terrace in Viroqua, WI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cashton, WI. Father Michael Klos will officiate. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation starting at 4:00 p.m. and concluding with praying the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, WI. Visitation will also be held Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The Torkelson Funeral Home…

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    Rick Gohde

    Rick Gohde, 64, of Alma Center, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. A celebration of Rick’s life will be held from 3-7 pm, Friday, July 21, 2017 at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home in Hixton. Read more Obituaries

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    Della M. (Poss) Gebhardt

    Della M. (Poss) Gebhardt, age 96, Sparta, WI, passed peacefully with family at her side on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Sparta. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the St. Odilia Catholic Church, 3495 Victoria St. North, Shoreview, MN, 55126, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN. The Torkelson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Read more Obituaries

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    Carl E. Wurster

    Carl E. Wurster, 87 of rural Kendall, was called to his heavenly home on Sunday, June 26, 2017. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church, 25525 County Hwy P, Kendall. Pastor William R. King will officiate. Burial will be in the South Ridge Lutheran Cemetery, Township of Wellington. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Friday at the church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service. The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, Kendall is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St.…

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    Florence Kube

    Florence Kube, 92, passed away Tuesday. Memorial service for Florence Kube will be Tuesday, at 11, at Tamarack Lutherin Church, rural Arcadia. Friends may call 10 to 11 at the church. Burial to follow in the Ettrick Public Cemetery. Read more Obituaries

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    Sharon Kay (Lamon) Iverson

    Sharon Kay (Lamon) Iverson, age 75, peacefully joined her Heavenly Father on June 21, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family, which was the love of her life. Funeral services will be held for Sharon 11:00 A.M. Monday June 26, 2017 at Family Worship Assembly, with Pastor John Cowles officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery in Millston. Friends may call 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday June 25, 2017 at the Family Worship Assembly Church. Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more Obituaries

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    Rebecca Sue “Becky” Wilkinson

    Rebecca Sue “Becky” (Warner) Wilkinson died tragically on Monday, June 19, 2017. Becky was born on October 28, 1950 to Robert and Bessie Warner. Becky was a wonderful baker, enjoyed quilting and handwork and was an avid gardener. She had an outgoing and energetic personality. Becky worked alongside her husband at their service station and laundromat in Augusta, before moving to Merrillan and Black River Falls. She made many friends while employed at Falls Florist, Jackson County Bank and Castle Hill Supper Club. She was a devoted and compassionate soul and will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege to know her. Becky leaves behind so many who…

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    Kevin John Witt

    Kevin John Witt, 51, passed away from pancreatic cancer Sunday at Gundersen Hospital La Crosse. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. Matthew Ev Lutheran Church, South Ridge, 25525 County Hwy P, Ontario. Pastor William R. King will officiate. Burial will be in the South Ridge Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Wellington. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Weds. at the church from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. The Smith-Nelson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com…

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    Evelyn L. Miller

    Evelyn L. Miller, age 100, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away June 19, 2017, at Close to Home in Tomah. A private graveside service will be held at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Tomah. The Torkelson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome. Read more Obituaries

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    Randy Lee Jenkins

    Randy Lee Jenkins, 67, of Sparta, WI, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at Hillview Health Care Center, La Crosse, WI. A Celebration Of Life will be held Friday, July 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home in Sparta, WI. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The Torkelson Page-Smith Funeral Home of Sparta is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be offered at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com. Read more Obituaries

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    Clifford “Cliff” R. McCoy

    Clifford “Cliff” R. McCoy, age 68, of Neillsville, WI died on Monday, June 19, 2017 at his home. Cliff was born on August 30, 1948 in La Crosse, WI to Clifford Sr. and Muriel (Riley) McCoy. He graduated from La Crosse Central High School and Western Wisconsin Technical Institute. Cliff was married to Jane Sutton in 1968, they later divorced. He later married Gloria Brody on January 14, 2005. He was assistant manager of A&P Grocery Stores in Des Moines, IA and Hayward, WI. He also worked for Frelks Tree Farm, Grassland Dairy of Greenwood, WI and the Rooster Bar and Grill in Neillsville, WI. Cliff was happiest when he…

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    Beulah Blanche (Berry) Severson

    Beulah Blanche (Berry) Severson, 95, of Black River Falls passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on June 11, 2017 at the Pine View Care Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m., at the United Methodist Church, Black River Falls, WI. Reverend Kathleen Jury will be officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls. Family and friends are invited for visitation Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls, and again Friday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the…

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    Joyce E. Hanson

    Joyce E. Hanson, 82 of Clifton, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the St. Clare Hospice House, Baraboo. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 18316 County Hwy N, rural Oakdale (Indian Creek). The Reverend Robert M. Letona will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Thursday at the church from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com Read more…

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    Allen Wendell Dale Bronson

    Allen Wendell Dale Bronson passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the age of 81. Services will be Tuesday June 20th, 11 a.m., Portland Lutheran Church, Cashton Wisconsin Interment to follow in Portland Lutheran Church Cemetery The family will receive friends on Monday June 19, 5-7 p.m. at Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, Wisconsin. Read more Obituaries

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    Judith L. Wensel

    Judith L. Wensel, 59, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at her home, while under the care of Black River Falls Memorial Hospice. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m., at the Melrose United Methodist Church, Melrose, WI. Pastor Robbie Nowicki will be officiating. Burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery, Melrose. Family and friends are invited for visitation Monday, June 19, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Torgerson Funeral Home, Black River Falls, and again Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral at the church. Torgerson Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the…

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    Genevieve “Jenny” I. McCann

    Genevieve “Jenny” I. McCann, 85 of Oakdale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at her home. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, 10:30 A.M. at Queen of the Apostles Parish at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 321 West Monroe Street, Tomah. Monsignor Richard W. Gilles will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery at a later date Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah and on Thurs at the church from 9:30 A. M. until the time of…

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    Mildred D. Pierce

    Mildred D. Pierce, 91, of Sparta and formerly of Holmen, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Onalaska. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery, Mindoro. A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., Monday, and from 10 a.m., until the time of service, Tuesday, both at the church. A complete obituary will follow. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. Read more Obituaries

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    Jerome A. Dokkestul

    Jerome A. Dokkestul, 86, of Hixton, WI, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Pigeon Fall Health Care Center, Pigeon Falls, WI, while under the care of St. Croix Hospice, Eau Claire, WI. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 19, 2017, 11:00 a.m., at New Hope Community Lutheran Church, Northfield, WI. Reverends Blaine McNeill and David Johnson will be officiating. Burial will follow in Northfield Lutheran Cemetery, Northfield. Family and friends are invited for visitation Monday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral at the church. Memorial may be given to Gendersen Medical Foundation, 1836 South Ave., La Crosse, WI, 54601, Servant Group International, 506 Tanksley Ave.,…

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    Leona Ruth Paulsen

    Leona Ruth Paulsen, 90, of Ontario, WI and formerly of Wilton and Mauston, passed at home while surrounded by her family on June 11th 2017. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 401 Mill St. Wilton. Pastor Kristen Wendland will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Family graciously accepts memorials. In lieu of flowers,donations to be made that would honor…