Obituaries

David 'Chuck' Charles Bautch

BLAIR, Wis. — David “Chuck” Charles Bautch, 65, of Blair, died on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at the Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. David was born on August 8, 1955, in Whitehall to David L. and Aurelia (Przybilla) Bautch.…

Patricia Jean Blagsvedt

DECORAH, Iowa (WKBT) — Patricia Jean Blagsvedt, 74, of Decorah passed away Nov. 24 2020, at Barthell Eastern Star Nursing Home in Decorah. She was born in Wabasha, Minn., to Milton and Opal (Larson) Ostern. Pat married Kenneth Blagsvedt on Feb.…

James W. Haas

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT) — James W. “Jim” Haas, 76, of Holmen died November 24, 2020. He was born in Merrill, Wisconsin, on September 27, 1944, to Frank J and Verna A (Beilke) Haas. He attended Holy Rosary Grade School in…

Carl Zank

NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WKBT) — Carl Zank, age 78, of Neillsville died Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at his home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Carl Albert Zank was born on June 30, 1942 in Stanley, WI, the son of…

Marietta Elizabeth Trocinski

HOKAH, Minn. (WKBT) — Marietta Elizabeth Trocinski, 95, of Hokah, Minn., passed away at her home on Monday, November 23, 2020. She was born on October 16, 1925, in Winona, Minn., to Joseph and Elizabeth (Ninteman) Thill. She married Roger…

Irene Borreson

WHITEHALL, Wis. (WKBT) — Irene Beverly Carolyn (Stensby) Borreson, 89, died on November 25, 2020, at the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center in Whitehall. Irene was born on August 11, 1931, to Tilden Odell Stensby and Millie (Iverson) Stensby at the…

Rickey A. Holstad

WHITEHALL, Wis. (WKBT) — Rickey A. Holstad, 71, of Whitehall died on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall.

Nellie Joan (Casperson) Braaten

VIROQUA, Wis. (WKBT) — Nellie Joan (Casperson) Braaten, 88, left her earthly life on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, with family by her side, to meet with her Heavenly Father and begin her eternal life. She was born in Crawford County…

Ruth B. Ekern

BLAIR, Wis. (WKBT) — Ruth B. Ekern, 97, of Blair died on Thursday, November 26, 2020, in the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center in Whitehall, Wis. Arrangements are pending with the Jack Funeral Home in Blair.

Ronald J. Mueller

INDEPENDENCE, Wis. (WKBT) — Ronald J. Mueller, 82, of Independence died Thursday, November 26, 2020, at Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics in Whitehall, Wis. Ronald was born July 21, 1938, on Montana Ridge in Buffalo County to John and Mary…