Obituaries

Elmer William Grassman

In memory of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed. Elmer was born in the Township of Clifton, WI on July 17 1926, the son of Norbert and Leota Grassman. Elmer was baptized and confirmed…

Joyce O. Locks

Joyce O. Locks, of Winona, Minnesota died on Thursday June 4th, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Little Falls, Minnesota on July 17, 1928 to John and Olga (Okerman) Locks. Joyce graduated from Little Falls High…

Clair J. Svestka

Clair Svestka, age 90, of Cresco, IA died, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, surrounded by his family at Regional Health Services of Howard County. Private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Notre Dame Parish in Cresco, IA,…

Sharon Adonna Storlie

Sharon Adonna Delaney Storlie was born April 5th, 1939, the only child of Chester Monroe Delaney and Ada Francelia (Frances) Robinson Delaney. Sharon attended country school in Freeport, Iowa, where her mother and aunt were teachers. She graduated from Decorah…

Jon James Kostner

Jon J. Kostner, 65, of Arcadia died on Monday, June 1, 2020, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. Jon was born on December 12, 1954, the son of John “Jack” and Phyllis (Reuter) Kostner. Private Memorial services will…

Theodora "Kitty" C. Murphy

Theodora “Kitty” C. Murphy, 96, of Sparta, WI, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 4, 2020, at the Morrow Memorial Home in Sparta. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, June 6, 2020, 12:30 PM at St. Patrick’s Catholic…

Richard Noel Smith

Richard Noel Smith, age 82, of La Crescent, MN died Sunday May 31, 2020 in his sleep of natural causes. Born in Chicago, Rick graduated from Northwestern Medical School and practiced thoracic surgery in Indianapolis, Atlanta and La Crosse. He…

Irene Marie Witt

Irene Marie Witt age 94, passed peacefully on June 3, 2020. Irene was born on July 20, 1925 to Lambert and Mary Alice (Stull) Campbell in Viroqua, WI. She married Thomas E. McDonald – they divorced and later, she married…

Ivan G. TerMaat

Ivan G. TerMaat, 85, of Spring Valley, Minnesota, passed away at his home on Tuesday evening, June 2, 2020, following a recent cancer diagnosis. Ivan was born to Ira and Maggie (Vrieze) TerMaat on February 7, 1935, in Preston, Minnesota.…

Charles "Charlie" Marx

Charles “Charlie” Marx, 74 of La Crosse, Wisconsin passed away on May 31, 2020 at the Benedictine Living Community of La Crosse. He was born August 28, 1945 in Benton Harbor, Michigan to Henry and Evelyn (Olsen) Marx. He was…