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Mary Jo Halama

Mary Jo Halama, 84, of Independence passed away peacefully on August 12, 2022, at Rolling Meadows Memory Care Center in Strum. Mary Jo was born to Henry and Stella Wecker on December 13,…

Delores Cornforth

Sophie Delores “Tootie” Cornforth passed away 8/1/22 at the age of 97 while at Benedictine Nursing home in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She was born on the family farm in Sheldon, Minnesota on December 24, 1924 to Henry and Alma (Swenson) Johnson. She was the 6th child of 7 children and all her siblings preceded her in death. Her mother Alma was a huge influence on her and she inherited many of Alma’s soft spoken, kind traits as well as her work ethic. Hank likely had an influence on her wit and humor.

Joyce S. Bremseth

Joyce Sedell (Alfson) Bremseth, 89, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Gundersen Harmony Health Care in Harmony, MN.

Duane H. Meyer

Duane H. Meyer, 89, of La Crosse, died on Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Mayo Clinic Health System. He was born on December 12, 1932 in La Crosse to Clarence and Laura Meyer.

Therese Ann (Rutz) Pedretti

Therese Ann (Rutz) Pedretti, passed away peacefully on August 9th surrounded by her family. She was born September 14, 1935 to Lawrence & Mina Rutz in La Crosse.  United in marriage on August 4, 1956 to Donald Pedretti, they farmed several places before settling in their current Holmen home 60 years ago.

Barbara A. Herlitzka

Barbara A. (Brueggen) Herlitzka, 80 of La Crosse, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. She was born June 30, 1942 in La Crosse to George and Ardell (Becker) Brueggen and graduated from Aquinas High School in 1960. Barb continued her education at St. Francis School of Nursing where she received her degree as a Registered Nurse.

John M. Maas

John M. Maas, 74, of Onalaska, died peacefully at his home on Saturday August 6, 2022. He was born on March 13, 1948 in Winona MN to Edmund and Esther (Mersch) Maas. John married Mary Schroeder in Onalaska on April 1, 2000 after a 20 year romance.