Sylvester Dowiasch

Sylvester Dowiasch, 87, of Black River Falls and formerly of Coon Valley died Sunday June 21, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.  He was born June 2, 1933 to William and Verna (Bahr) Dowiasch. On October 8, 1955 he married LeIlah Kerska at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Coon Valley.  The couple farmed … Read more Sylvester Dowiasch

Sharon Brink

Sharon C. Brink, 66, of La Crosse died Thursday June 18, 2020 at Hillview Healthcare Center in La Crosse. She was born January 15, 1954 to Joseph and Vernelgene (Oelke) Dowiasch.  Private services will be held.

Donna Fortun

Donna Mae (Ottum) Fortun passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Norseland Nursing Home at the age of 82.  Donna was born February 27, 1938 to Tilman and Mabel (Peterson) Ottum.  More than just a date of birth date and date of death, Donna was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandma, great-grandma … Read more Donna Fortun

Lillian Jothen

Lillian P. Jothen, 98, of Coon Valley, passed away Sunday May 24, 2020 at Hillview Health Care Center in La Crosse.  She was born October 25, 1921 to Arthur and Gjerda (Brennum) Halverson.  Lillian graduated from Central High School and continued her education at La Crosse Teacher’s College (now UW-L). She taught at numerous country … Read more Lillian Jothen

Arthur Berg

Arthur M. Berg, 90, of La Crosse passed away peacefully with his daughter, Rachel by his side at Gundersen Health System, Thursday, May 14, 2020.  Art was born January 27, 1930, in La Crosse son of Renaldor and Olga (Olson) Berg.  He was baptized March 2, 1930, and confirmed on July 9, 1944, by Rev … Read more Arthur Berg

Delaine Erickson

Delaine A. Erickson, 101, of Coon Valley, died Monday April 13, 2020 at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center in La Crosse.  She was born August 28, 1918 to Henry and Ruth (Moen) Nelson in Canada.  She married Andrew Erickson on September 10, 1938 in Decorah, Iowa. Delaine was a member of Coon Valley Lutheran Church … Read more Delaine Erickson

Alison Steinke

Alison Maureen Steinke passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse from medical complications associated with her chromosome abnormality.  Alison was born August 10, 1979 to Daryl and Maureen (Kruger) Steinke at St. Francis Medical Center in La Crosse.  She lived in Stoddard before moving to LaFarge, WI where she … Read more Alison Steinke

Frank Rach

Frank J. Rach, 91, of rural Chaseburg, went to be with the Lord and reunited with his granddaughter, Taylor, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. He was born December 14, 1928 in Merrill, WI to Frank and Emma (Martin) Rach. Frank graduated from Viroqua High School in 1946. He served … Read more Frank Rach

Scott Ingalls

Scott Charles Ingalls, 57, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at home with his family close by and went to his heavenly home.  He fought prostate cancer courageously and with dignity.  2 Timothy 4:7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”  Scott was born in … Read more Scott Ingalls

Marianne Stellner

Marianne O. Stellner, 85, of rural Stoddard died Sunday March 29, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born April 7, 1934 to Herbert and Constance (Olson) Knutson.  Marianne graduated from Viroqua High School and Vernon County Teachers College. She taught in rural Vernon County for 2 years. Marianne married Lemarr Stellner … Read more Marianne Stellner

Donald Myhre

Donald R. Myhre, 80 of Chaseburg died Saturday March 7, 2020 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday March 12, 2020 at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chaseburg with Rev. Steven Oldre officiating. A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Seland Funeral Home … Read more Donald Myhre

Clifford Holmes

Clifford N. Holmes, 58, of Westby and Coon Valley unexpectedly passed away Tuesday February 11, 2020.  He was born October 13, 1961 in Kallispell, MT to Marjorie (Rabidue) and Clifford “Kip” Holmes.  He attended schools in Coon Valley and Westby, obtaining his GED in Utah. On September 29, 1991 he was baptized along with his … Read more Clifford Holmes

Raymond Hass

Raymond H. Hass, 89, of rural Genoa, in the Town of Harmony, was suddenly called home to eternal life on Thursday, February 20, 2020. He was born February 4, 1931, in La Crosse to Hugo and Elsie (Young) Hass. On April 5, 1931, Ray was received as a Child of God through Holy Baptism at … Read more Raymond Hass

Gloria Ostrem

Gloria A. Ostrem, 82, of Chaseburg, died Sunday February 16, 2020 at the Bethel Home in Viroqua.  She was born August 12, 1937 to Gerald and Hilda (Myhre) Rumsey in Vernon County.  She married Harley Ostrem on October 18, 1955.  They moved to a farm near Chaseburg and lived there all of their married life.  … Read more Gloria Ostrem

Donald Kammel

Donald R. Kammel, 87, of rural Coon Valley was called to his heavenly home Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, with his loving wife at his side. He was born on February 10, 1933, in La Crosse, to Rudy and Lucy (Klug) Kammel, attended St. Joseph’s Ridge School and served in the United States Army from 1953 to … Read more Donald Kammel

Esther Blair

Esther M. (Jacobson) Blair, 91, of Milwaukee and formerly of Coon Valley, died Monday February 10, 2020 in Milwaukee.  She was born January 4, 1929 to John and Ella (Nelson) Jacobson.  Esther was baptized and confirmed at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church and graduated from Westby High School. She married Vern “Joe” Blair on November … Read more Esther Blair

Teman Olson, Jr.

Teman A. Olson, Jr. 72, of Trempealeau and formerly of Onalaska, died Thursday February 6, 2020 at Gundersen Health in La Crosse. He was born January 19, 1948 in Savanna, IL to Teman and Laurel (Lapp) Olson.  Teman served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968 and was honorably discharged.  He married Barbara Pazour … Read more Teman Olson, Jr.

Stella Hohlfeld

Stella Nannette Hohlfeld, age 88, of Chaseburg, passed away on January 22nd, 2020 at Brookdale Senior Living in La Crosse.  Stella Nannette (Haugen) Hohlfeld was born December 19, 1931, to Selmer Rudolph Haugen and Nora Christine (Lee) Haugen in the Town of Coon, Vernon County.  She was baptized by Rev. H. O. Bach and confirmed … Read more Stella Hohlfeld

Janice Lee

Janice A. (Stylen) Lee of Coon Valley, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 26, 2019 with family by her side at Vernon Manor in Viroqua. Janice – wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, educator and friend – lived 87 meaningful years. Janice was born on July 27, 1932 in La Crosse, to Edwin and … Read more Janice Lee

Janet King

Janet A. King, 85 of Coon Valley passed away Saturday November 9, 2019.  She was born December 4, 1933 to Raymond and Agnes (Hundt) Arenz.  She was the oldest of 12 children. Janet married Sylvester King Jr. on June 30, 1956.  She worked for the La Crosse Garment Co., retiring after 25 years. Janet then … Read more Janet King

Edward Wrobel

Edward James Wrobel, Jr., 86, passed away on November 9, 2019, at his home with his five girls by his side.  He was born July 16, 1933 (his Dad’s birthday) to Edward & Esther Schroeder Wrobel.  He lived his entire life on or near the family farm on Chaseburg Ridge. He was baptized and confirmed … Read more Edward Wrobel

Rosetta Heinze

Rosetta E. Heinze, 91, of rural Bangor died Saturday November 16, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.  She was born June 29, 1928 to Herman and Ida (Martin) Schultz. Rosetta was baptized, confirmed and married at 1st Lutheran Church in La Crosse.  She married Louis Heinze on August 21, 1958.  Survivors include … Read more Rosetta Heinze

Shirley Berg

Shirley M. Berg, 86, of Coon Valley, died Tuesday November 26, 2019 at Benedictine Manor in La Crosse. She was born to Paul and Edna (Seidel) Bakken on September 19, 1933.  She grew up in La Crosse on 5th and Hood Streets and attended school at Hamilton, Lincoln and Central High School where she graduated … Read more Shirley Berg