Obituaries

Ronald 'Ron' Smethurst

Ronald J. “Ron” Smethurst, 67, of Onalaska, passed away from FTD/ALS on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 in his home. Ron was born on August 11, 1953 in Prairie du Chein, WI to Gaylord and Carolyn (DesRocher) Smethurst. Ron attended schools…

Gwenevere Gress

Gwenevere Gress died May 7, 2021, at the age of 89 following a stroke. Her husband Robert preceded her. She is survived by her children Greg (Diane Gress, Pam (Jan) Pierce, and Tyler Gress, grandchildren, Justin (Eden) Pierce, Ian (Courtney)…

Edward Hale

Edward C. Hale, 88 of La Crosse died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse with family by his side. He was born in La Crosse on February 12, 1933 to Edward and Ursula…

Verna Mae Visgar

Verna Mae Visgar, 83, of Necedah, died Sunday, May 9, 2021 at her home. She was born March 2, 1938 to David and Helen (Weber) Fowler in rural Elroy. Verna was a member of the Royall High School Graduating Class…

Rosella 'Rosie' Kammel

Rosella "Rosie" (Althoff) Hundt Kammel, at 94 years, 8 months, 11 days, went to Eternal Life on May 10, 2021, at Eagle Crest South where she lived since February of 2020. Rosie was born August 29, 1926, on the family…

Lillian Jones

Lillian Christine Jones died peacefully, surrounded by her family, in La Crosse on April 25, 2021, at the age of 88. Lillian was born the youngest of six children in the Krans family, on October 27, 1932, in Glidden WI.…

Dorothy Anderson

RUSHFORD, MN - Dorothy Jeannette Anderson, 90, of Rushford passed away on May 10, 2021. She was a resident of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Dorothy was born on December 28, 1930, to Paul and Alfa (Kulsrud) Larson…

Bernice 'Bonnie' Greenwood

Bernice R. "Bonnie" Greenwood, age 93 went home to join the Lord on May 11, 2021. She resided at Crestview Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Her kindness and grace will be dearly missed by family and friends. She was born…

James Knobloch

James D. Knobloch, 96 of Holmen, WI, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse. He was born in La Crosse on September 20, 1924 to John and Ida (Hass) Knobloch. He married Evelyn V.…

Carol Dean Juricic

Carol Dean Juricic (née Witt), 82, of La Crosse passed away unexpectedly on May 3, 2021 from COVID-19-induced pneumonia. Carol was born on August 15, 1938 to Arthur and Alma Witt in La Crosse. She was a beauty school teacher…