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 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.
Randall “Randy” L. Kelly, 70, of Chaseburg, died Sunday June 7, 2020 at his home. There will be no formal services.
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 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
Sheryl K. Ebli, 54, of Coon Valley, died unexpectedly at her home Wednesday May 20, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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
On Sunday, May 3, 2020, Daniel Ray Nickelatti, loving son, brother and uncle, passed away at his home unexpectedly at the age of 31 years. Daniel was born to Tom and Karen (Schlicht) Nickelatti on April 6, 1989 attending DeSoto High School and graduating in 2007. While in high school he was an avid football … Read more Daniel Nickelatti
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 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
Lorraine M. Schroeder, 93, of Chaseburg, died Sunday April 12, 2020 at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby. A private funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chaseburg. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley is assisting the family. Memorials may be directed to … Read more Lorraine Schroeder
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 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 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 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
Marwood “Bud” E. Veale, 87 of Stoddard, WI died on March 6, 2020, at the VA Hospital in Tomah. He was born on October 1, 1932, in Kenosha, WI to Marwood L. and Edna (Van Wie) Veale. Bud worked at Nash Motors Experimental Dept. in Kenosha from 1950 to 1952. He joined the U.S. Air … Read more Marwood “Bud” Veale
Steven H. Garlick, 57, of Westby died Friday February 28, 2020 at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua. Funeral arrangements are pending.
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 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 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 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
Harland A. Stilwell, 85 of Westby and formerly of Stoddard, died Tuesday February 11, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He was born January 29, 1935 in La Crosse to George and Elsie (Mitchell) Stilwell. He was confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Chaseburg and attended Riverside School, rural Genoa. Harland worked … Read more Harland Stilwell
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 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.
Gary G. Gaynor, 75, of La Crosse and formerly of Coon Valley died Thursday January 30, 2020 at Shelby Terrace in La Crosse. He was born May 23, 1944 in Louisville, KY to Gordon and Irene (Quinnell) Gaynor. Gary graduated from Central High School in La Crosse in 1962 followed by WWTC in 1968 with … Read more Gary Gaynor
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
Blaine “Jiggs” L. Oliver, 76, of Stoddard passed away on Wednesday October 23, 2019 at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby. He was born November 25, 1942 to Arnold and Eileen (Suiter) Oliver in Viroqua. He was employed for many years at Lawrynk’s Grocery and Feed in Stoddard. On January 18, 1964 he married Judith Umberger … Read more Blaine “Jiggs” Oliver
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 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 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 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 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
Virginia H. Dunnum, 79, of Onalaska, died Wednesday January 15, 2020 at her home. She was born April 4, 1940 to Henry and Elnora (Dopson) Stakston in Vernon County. She was baptized May 12, 1940 and confirmed May 1955 at Skogdalen Lutheran Church, rural Westby. Virginia married Maynard Dunnum on August 23, 1961 in Our … Read more Virginia Dunnum