Author: Julie Downing

Shelva J. (King) Giordano

Shelva Jean (King) Giordano, 78, of Stewartville, MN, walked happily into the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle with…

Fay L. Schlaver

Fay L. Schlaver, 103, passed away peacefully at the Morrow Memorial Home, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Fay was born March 3, 1917, in Sparta, WI, to Tom and Ida Hemstock. Fay married Louis Schlaver and together made their home in…

MaryAnn Swallum

MaryAnn Swallum passed away on Tuesday, March 10, in Brimson, Minnesota. She was born on September 6, 1944 to Robert and Alice (Drews) Swallum in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Heelan High School in Sioux City, Iowa; and she…

Grant W. Blum

Grant W. Blum, 88, of La Crosse, peacefully joined his beloved wife, Doris Blum, in life everlasting on Monday, the 2nd of March, 2020, when he lost his battle to a systemic bacterial infection while at Mayo Hospital in La…

Kathryn (DeHaan) Mead

Kathryn Ann Mead, 70, passed away peacefully at her home in Spofford, NH surrounded by family on Sunday, March 8, 2020 after a brief illness. Kathryn was born on July 15, 1949, in Mauston, WI to Abel and Harriet (Dumala)…

Peter M. Grossheim

Peter M. Grossheim, 49, Of Ontario, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family Friday, March 6, 2020. Peter was born November 25, 1970, to Margie (Kramer) Grossheim and Peter W. Eberhard in Prairie du Chein, WI. Peter…

Irene L. (Heisz) Mitchell

Irene L. Mitchell, age 77, of Prairie du Chien, WI passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 28, 1942, the daughter of Charles and Evelyn (Garvey) Heisz. She married Fred Plondke and later divorced. She then married Wayne Mitchell on Nov 28,1987. Irene was a proud graduate of St Mary's Academy in 1960. Irene loved spending time with her grandchildren,spending time with her dog Lilly, watching the Packers, Badgers, and playing a good...

Jerold J. Matousek

Jerold J. "Jerry"  Matousek, age 67, of Prairie du Chien passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 surrounded by his family at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien.  He was born on February 6, 1952 in Prairie du Chien the son of Joseph and Elsie (Perrine) Matousek.  He attended and graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1970.  He married Judy Zable on February 4, 1978 in St. Gabriel's Church of the Holy Family Parish.  Jerry served with a tremendous amount of passion as a Chief...