Obits

Obituaries Archive

Diane Marie (Lawrence) Hembd

Diane Marie (Lawrence) Hembd, 74, of LaCrosse Wi passed away on September 25, at the Hillview Nursing Home. She lost her 21 year battle with multiple sclerosis. Diane was born January 13,…

MaryAnn Heidtke

MaryAnn Heidtke passed away on September 21, 2022, at the Chosen Valley Care Center, where she was currently residing. She was born on December 23, 1944 in Preston MN, to Walter and Erna (Busitzky) Heidtke. She attended and graduated as…

Valrie Jane Sloan

Valrie Jane Sloan, 85, passed away peacefully to Heaven on September 24, 2022 at 06:30 am.  She was born November 28, 1936 to Henry and Bertha Marohn.  She Married Glen Sloan on June 16, 1956. They had 6 Children, Roger, Arlan, Carol,…

Marlene Walther

Marlene Marie Walther, 85 of Winona, died Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Sugar Loaf Senior Living. She is survived by her grandchildren, Melissa (Christopher) O’Hara, Cheri (Chris) Duffenbach, Trisha Mackey, Michelle Hoffman (Justin Holmers), Mackenzie (Brandon) Scharmer and Sam (Katie)…

Lloyd D. Johnson Jr.

Lloyd D. Johnson Jr., 53, of Minnesota City, MN died on Friday, September 23, 2022, peacefully in his sleep at his cousin's home in Ostego, MN. Lloyd Douglas Johnson Jr. was born…

Lorraine Deloris Nehring

Lorraine D. (Letson) Nehring, age 93, of Whitehall, passed away peacefully in the presence of family in the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center on September 24, 2022. Lorraine was born August 19, 1929 in…

Russell D. Plank

Russell D. Plank, 81, of Utica, MN died on Friday, September 23, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Mary's Campus in Rochester, MN. Russell David Plank was born on Thursday, July 10, 1941,…

Karen Amelia Morchinek

Karen Amelia Morchinek, 83, of Independence, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, in the comfort of her own home. Karen was born in St. Paul, MN on August 28, 1939, to Alvin and Hazel (Sauer) Haes.  Soon after graduating from…

Gladys Hammel

Gladys LaVonne (Miller) Hammel, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 23, 2022 surrounded by her loving husband, David R. Hammel and family at her home. She was born May 27, 1936 in Preston to…

Gerald Vernon Myren

Gerald Vernon Myren, age 92, of Osseo, formerly of Whitehall, died on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in the Mayo Clinic Health System-Oakridge in Osseo. Gerald was born on December 11, 1929 in the…

Sharon Muras

Sharon Catherine Muras, 78 of Winona passed away Wednesday September 21, 2022, at Sauer Healthcare with family by her side. Sharon was born February 29, 1944, in Winona, Mn to Harry and Ruth (Ressie-Drazowski)…

Steven P. Berger

Steven P. Berger, 60 of Westby, died Tuesday September 20, 2022 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse following a yearlong battle with cancer. He was born May 12, 1962 to Rudolph and Delilah (Hoilien) Berger. Steve graduated from Westby…

Crystal "Cris" M. Kunze

Crystal (Cris) M. (Greeno, Wilder) Kunze took her last breath on September 22, 2022 and has joined her departed family members.  She was born to Reuben and Roberta (Gonyier) Greeno on May 14, 1949.  Cris lived most of her life…

Sharon Louise Kendhammer

Sharon Louise Kendhammer, age 70, of La Crosse, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at home after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Sharon was born in La Crosse on November 28, 1951, to Arthur and Gladys (Arneson) Johnson. [caption…

Evelyn I. Crogan

Evelyn I. Crogan died 20 September 2022 at her home with her husband present. She struggled for many years to recover from three open heart surgeries. Ev was born Jan 28, 1945 in…

Joan Ekberg

Joan Ekberg, age 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the Onalaska Care Center. We are heartbroken as Mom was the most loved centerpiece of our family. Joan was born in…

Mary Eleanor (Nelson) Mindrum

Mary E. Mindrum, 92, of Lanesboro, passed away on her birthday Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at her home in Lanesboro. Mary Eleanor Nelson was born September 21, 1930, in Lanesboro to Willie…

Bradlee Neil Karlsbroten

Bradlee Neil Karlsbroten passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Gundersen Tweeten Care Center in Spring Grove. Bradlee was born October 25, 1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Ernest and Cora (Kroshus) Karlsbroten.…

Ada Iverson

Ada M. (Matthees) Iverson, 98 of Winona, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Benedictine-St. Anne. Ada was born July 22, 1924 in Norton Township to Rudolf and Emma (Tews) Matthees. She married Ronald Rausch…

Jane L. Stone

Jane L. Stone, 75, of West Salem, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in her home. She was born on July 17, 1947 in Waterloo, IA to Robert A. and Genevieve L. (Heidemann)…

Carol L. (Loken) Ronken

Carol Lee Ronken, 78, of Otsego, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18, 2022, following a lengthy illness. Teacher, cheerleader, and counselor, she founded every relationship on the cornerstone of love.…

Matthew Tipton

Matthew Michael Tipton, age 40 of Winona and formerly of Buffalo, died on September 15, 2022. Matthew was born on May 20, 1982 to Michael and Karen (Wachendorf). He graduated with a degree in…

James 'Jim' E. Speth

James ‘Jim’ Speth, age 79 of St. Charles, passed away on Saturday, September 17 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital – Methodist Campus in Rochester. Jim was born on August 10, 1943, in Beatrice, NE, the son of Oscar and Zelda…

Roy William Bantley

Roy W. Bantley Jr., 89, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18 surrounded by his family at the Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He was born on March 22,…

Madonna M. Bahr

Madonna Mae (Elsen) (Leis) Bahr, 82, of St. Joseph’s Ridge, died peacefully Friday September 16, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was born the first of eight children to Peter and Leona (Bushek) Elsen. She was born on the…

Leon E Schaper

Leon (Lee) Edmond Schaper, 89, of La Crescent, MN, died early Sunday morning, September 18, 2022, at home with wife of 37 years, Cindy, by his side. Leon was born on June 7,…

Genevieve E. Beyers

Genevieve Elizabeth Beyers, age 89, died on September 15, 2022 at Lewiston Senior Living in Lewiston, Minnesota. Genevieve was born on November 23, 1932 to parents Clement and Thelma (Peabody) Koenig in Oak…

William D. Pfaff

William “Bill” D. Pfaff, age 89 of New Lisbon died on Friday September 16, 2022, at his residence in the township of Lisbon. William was the son of Carl I. and Pearlie B.…

William R "Bill" Bray

William R. “Bill” Bray, 69, of Onalaska, WI died on Friday, September 16, 2022 at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born on February 28, 1953 in Lincoln, Nebraska to John and Jacqueline (Brom) Bray. He married…

Susan Renee Gehrking

On September 16, 2022, Susan R. Gehrking (Sue) passed away unexpectedly in her sleep. Sue was born in Harmony, MN on October 25, 1960, to Ronald and Evelyn Gehrking. She was the second…

Mildred Louise Dunlap

Mildred Dunlap, age 96, of Abbotsford, WI died Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI. Mildred Louise Myers was born on February 8, 1926, in Lucas County, Iowa…

Eleanor Swanson

Eleanor “Bonnie” Caroline Swanson, 97, was called to her eternal home in heaven on September 16, 2022. Eleanor lived at the Adith Miller Manor in Winona, MN, previously of Rollingstone, MN and before that lived in Spooner, WI. [caption id="attachment_3362749"…

Patricia Schultz

Patricia Schultz, 84, of Utica passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at Sugar Loaf Senior Living in Winona, MN. She was born on January 27, 1938, in Winona, MN to Lester and Daisy (Erpelding) Becker. …

Audrey Caroline Harnisch

Audrey C. Harnisch, 80, of Osseo, WI, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2022, at Milestone Memory Care in Eau Claire, WI, while surrounded by her beloved family. Audrey was born on May 17, 1942, to Clarence and Anna Marie…

Janis Mae Deml

Janis Mae Deml, 92, of Onalaska, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at the Onalaska Care Center. Janis was born in La Crosse on May 25, 1930, to Edwin and Christine (Hess)…

Scott A. Searcey

Scott Allen Searcey, 60, Ostrander, MN. moved on from this earth on September 12, 2022. Scott was born on December 31,1961, in Marshalltown, IA. He was lovingly adopted 6 months later by Keith…

Concepcion Rodrigues Young

Concepcion R. Young, age 83, died on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at her home in Preston, MN. Concepcion Rodriguez Young, 83, of Preston, Minnesota, passed away on September 15, 2022, peacefully in her…

Wayne Karl Skarbosczewski

Wayne Karl Skarboszewski, age 96 went home to his Savior on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Wayne Karl was born in Eitzen, MN on January 8, 1926, to Fred and Anna (Stegan) Skarboszewski. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Ev.…

Richard Lee Staszewski

Richard Lee Staszewski, 76, of La Crosse, WI passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He was born on June 5, 1946 in Waukesha, WI to…

James "Jim" Hansen

James "Jim" Richard Hansen, age 83 of Winona, was called to his eternal home on September 14, 2022. Jim was born on June 21, 1939 in rural Morton, MN to James and Vera…

Gary "Nutsie" Manninger

Gary “Nutsie” Manninger, 76, of Westby and formerly of La Crosse, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022, at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua. Gary was born in La Crosse on October 13,…

Arlys A. (Mensink) Michener

Arlys Michener, 93, of Spring Valley, MN passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Spring Valley Living in Spring Valley. Arlys Ann Mensink Michener was born on July 2, 1929 to David…

Michael (Mick) W. Jacobson

Michael (Mick) Jacobson of New Lisbon passed away Monday September 12, 2022 at his home surrounded by family. Mike was the son of Howard and Theresa (Romeo) Jacobson born at his home…

Dianne L. McKibbin

Dianne Lynn (Davidson) McKibbin, 74, of rural Esofea, passed away on Sun., Sept. 11, 2022, at Vernon Manor. Dianne was born on Mar. 10, 1948, in Viroqua, to Delbert and Arlene (Skaaland) Davidson. …

Conrad A. Myhre

Conrad Allen Myhre, 70, of Coon Valley, died Sunday September 11, 2022 at his home. He was born October 9, 1951 to Lester and Cordella (Peterson) Myhre. He graduated from Westby High School…

Hanna Marie Opelt

Hanna Opelt, age 93, of De Pere, WI died Monday, September 12, 2022, at Rennes Health and Rehab. Hanna Marie Opelt was born on November 15, 1928, in Neillsville the daughter of Herman…

Preston A. McKeon

Preston Allen McKeon, 64, of Fountain, MN, died peacefully in his home on Monday, September 12, 2022, surrounded by his wife and two sons, after a fierce but brief battle against liver cancer. …

Erma Rife Overbo

Erma Rife Overbo, age 83, of Viroqua, WI, passed away on Sunday evening, September 4, 2022 – a precious, giving heart is at rest; a helping hand is now still. She was born…

Ricky J. Hutton

Ricky J. Hutton, 36, of Stewartville, MN, was taken to Heaven unexpectedly on Saturday, September 10, 2022 in Chatfield, MN. Ricky Jay Hutton was born to Paul Adams and Renee Adams on October…