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    Roland Roy Scheidecker

    Roland R. “Rollie” Scheidecker, 83, of Elk Mound, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his home. Rollie was born on May 6, 1935, in Wheeler, WI, to Carl R. and Alvilda C. (Erickson) Scheidecker. He graduated from Colfax High School with the Class of 1953, and honorably served his country for four years in the Navy. On April 11, 1959, Rollie married Arlene Edwards at Colfax Lutheran Church, and together they had three children. Rollie worked at Armour and Co. in South St. Paul and Eau Claire for 30 years. He was also part owner of South St. Paul Landscaping and Scheidecker Pit Pumping in Colfax. Rollie enjoyed…

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    LeRoy Melvin Anderson

    LeRoy M. Anderson, 82, of Hudson, WI, and formerly of Colfax, WI, died Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Red Cedar Canyon Assisted Living in Hudson, WI, under the care of St. Croix Hospice. He was born on May 14, 1936 in Eau Claire, WI, a son of Melvin and Gladys (Haugli) Anderson. LeRoy graduated from Colfax High School in 1954 and farmed on the family farm. LeRoy married Sylvia Leonard of Ellsworth, WI on October 21, 1989 at Colfax Lutheran Church. LeRoy was a lifetime member of Colfax Lutheran Church. He enjoyed wintering in Mesa, AZ, camping with Sawdust City Good Sam Club, and spending time with neighbors and family.…

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    Armond Wade Gullickson

    Armond “Bubs” Gullickson, 79, of Colfax, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, with his family by his side at Marshfield Care Center in Eau Claire. Bubs was born on March 11, 1939, in New Auburn, to Andrew and Clara (Satter) Gullickson. In 1957, Bubs enlisted in the US Navy and honorably served his county for four years. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, coin collecting and tinkering with small engines. Bubs is survived by one brother, Malcom Gullickson of Elk Mound; five sisters, Nancy Fouts of MI, Lonnie (Dick) Archambault of MN, Susan Allen of Chippewa Falls, Roxanne (Stanley) Sward of Colfax, and Julianna (Mike) Brindle of Elk Mound; numerous nieces;…

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    Penny Lynn Snyder

    Penny Lynn Snyder, 40, of Otter Creek, rural Wheeler, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the home farm. Penny was born on July 21, 1978, in Bloomer, to David C. and Linda D. (Ellis) Snyder. She attended Colfax High School and was involved in FFA, FFA Alumni, 4-H 22ers and Pony Tail Refuge and Rehab. Penny was always involved in community events, selling tickets and fundraising. She loved to be around people and helping anyone in need. Penny enjoyed being outside on the farm and always made sure there was enough hay for the animals. She liked hunting, fishing, horses, cattle, chickens, ducks and pot-belly pigs. Penny…

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    Hazel A. Obermueller

    Hazel A. Obermueller, age 89, of Colfax, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Atrium Acute Care of Bloomer, with her family by her side. Hazel was born on August 5, 1928, in Ridgeland, WI, to Casper and Mathilda (Schleusner) Kaiser. She graduated from Prairie Farm High School. Hazel married Orie Obermueller on August 19, 1950, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Glenwood City. Together they raised four children. Hazel and Orie lived on a hobby farm in Glenwood City from 1950 to 1958. In 1958 Orie’s job brought them to their home of 60 years in Colfax. Hazel worked at a variety of places, including 3M, Fabritec, Commercial…

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    Warren Gerhard Aasen

    Warren G. Aasen, 85, of Colfax, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, in Eau Claire, WI. Warren was born on April 20, 1933, to Helmer and Dagny (Magnusson) Aasen in Berlin, N.H., but lived most of his life on a farm in Albertville, WI. He attended Chippewa Falls High School and graduated with the Class if 1951. Warren admirably served in the U.S. Marines from 1952-1955. He worked hard as a dairy farmer, a set-up man at Presto Industries in Eau Claire and responsible in a demanding position at Sanna Dairy in Menomonie. Warren loved history, meteorology, reading, old movies and serials. He was…

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    Craig Alan Harvey

    Craig A. “Harv” Harvey, 41, of Wheeler, WI, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in the State of Oklahoma. Craig was born to Michael Harvey and Jean (Semanko) Harvey on April 5, 1977, in Chippewa Falls, WI. During his early years, he grew up in Cadott, WI. Craig graduated from Colfax High School, went to CVTC to be an Auto Body Technician. Craig worked at various auto body shops. His passion was motorcycles, working on them and painting them. He was very talented at it. Craig also loved to watch the Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. On August 2, 2014, Craig married Kristina Licht. Together they conquered many things.…

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    Clarice Jeanette Larson

    Clarice J. Larson, 98, of Colfax, WI, died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Colfax Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Colfax on April 6, 1920, a daughter of Gustav and Olga (Johnson) Christianson. Clarice was a life-long member of North Running Valley Lutheran Church, being baptized there in May of 1920, confirmed in June of 1934, and married to Robert Larson on March 24, 1945. Clarice graduated from Colfax High School with the Class of 1938. After high school, she worked as Dr. Felland’s “first office girl” until her marriage to Robert. Her son-in-law insists that Clarice was the best mother-in-law that a person could have and will be…

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    Ellen Geraldine Luer

    Ellen Geraldine (Peterson) Luer, 82, of Colfax, passed away peacefully at Mayo Hospital in Eau Claire on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Ellen was born to Martin and Selma (Tollefson) Peterson in the town of Grant, north of Colfax, WI on June 10, 1935. Ellen was the youngest of eight children. She attended Twin Valley elementary school, was selected as a Badger Girls State representative as a junior, and graduated from Colfax High School in 1953. On July 21, 1953, Ellen married Alfred Frederick Luer from Ridgeland, WI at the Holden Lutheran Church. Ellen stayed home to raise their five children. Together, Ellen and Alfred managed the Peterson Family Homestead Farm,…

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    Javerna Fjelsted

    Javerna Fjelsted, age 93, of Colfax, passed away on May 22, 2018, at Colfax Health & Rehabilitation Center. Javerna was born on October 14, 1924, to Alvin and Clara (Dahl) Fjelsted. She lived with her parents on the farm east of Colfax until the 1958 tornado demolished the entire property. Her parents rebuilt in the Village of Colfax where Javerna lived until her recent admission to the nursing home in 2015. She is remembered by many for her 35 years of employment at the Colfax Farmers Store. After retiring there, she worked part time for Attorney Jim Sperstad and Security Agency. Javerna’s love for her Savior was the most important…

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    Jordan Lucas Albricht

    Jordan Lucas Albricht, known by family and friends as P.D., died peacefully at home in Colfax, WI on May 18, 2018, surrounded by family at the age of 36. Jordan was born on May 23, 1981, in Menomonie to Jerry and Jolene (Sundby) Albricht. Growing up, Jordan enjoyed playing baseball and riding his dirt bike with friends. He graduated from Colfax High School in 1999. Jordan was a witty, loving and courageous man. Every Saturday night he went on a date to the movies with his family. He was a movie critic, providing ratings for everything he saw. From his love of movies, Jordan got a job at the Oakwood…

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    Tammy Lybarger

    Tammy Lynn Lybarger, suddenly passed away May 10, 2018, in Colfax, WI. She was born September 17, 1961, in Gadsden, AL, to Jacqueline Godbee. Tammy was a fun and loving person who cared deeply about her family and loved to make people laugh. She enjoyed going to the casino, loved to go shopping, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her mother, Jacqueline Godbee; her four children, Danielle Roberts, Stephanie Orme, Brian Lybarger, and Ashley Lybarger; several grandchildren, Joshua Miller, Michael Miller, Brooklyn Clarke, Jimmy Adkins, Rylie Orme, and Carter Orme.

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    Braden Gerald Lemler

    Braden Gerald Lemler, age 16, of Sand Creek received his angel wings on May 11, 2018. Braden was born on March 30, 2002 in Eau Claire, WI. He was a sophomore at Colfax High School. Braden was a member of the Barron County Country Siders 4-H Club and the Colfax FFA. He was also part of the Colfax High School Football Team and in the past years, Braden was a member of the Colfax Ice Fishing and Trap team. When not in school, Braden could be found doing chores at Grazin’ Acres Dairy in Hillsdale and Hill Creek Farms in Colfax. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, listening to Johnny Cash on…

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    Gaylon Philip Gotliebson

    Gaylon Philip Gotliebson of Colfax, WI, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Gaylon was born on March 12, 1936, in Colfax. He was the son of Gisle and Ellen (Gunderson) Gotliebson. He grew up in the Colfax area, going to Twin Valley Grade School and graduating from Colfax High School with the Class of 1954. He served in the United States Army from 1959 to 1961, serving in Fort Lewis, WA and Korea. On May 23, 1964, Gaylon married Lois Hunwardsen in Correctionville, IA. They had one son, Ricky, who was his best friend. Gaylon worked for the D.H.I.A., American Breeders Service and…

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    Catherine Anna Hustad

    Catherine Anna Hustad, 96, passed away on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Barron Care and Rehab Facility in Barron, WI, with her family gathered around her. Catherine was born January 11, 1922, in Burt, IA, to Arthur and Anna (Jain) Miller. They left Iowa to farm in the Elk Mound area. Catherine met and married Orrin Haugli. They lived, farmed, and raised five children there. After Orrin passed away, Catherine met and married Roy Hustad of Cumberland, WI. They lived on the Hustad family farm. Catherine loved living in the country. She enjoyed farming and tending to her vegetable and flower gardens. Some special memories of Catherine include…