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Memorials

Jimmy Mitley

June 27, 2017

Jimmy Lee Mitley, Age 29. First born son of Larry and Sue Ann Mitley. Brother to Molly, Joey, and Ahna, and nephew to Jay Davis. “I’m sorry. You don’t understand; I was in pain. That’s my addiction. Not me...

Walter J. Marx

June 27, 2017

Walter J. Marx, age 89, of La Crosse, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Benedictine Manor, La Crosse, WI. He was born on January 15, 1926, to Christ and Mathilda (Allertseder) Marx in Cashton, WI. He married Patricia Engh, on January ...

Rev. Michael G. Mertens

June 27, 2017

Father Michael G. Mertens, at the age of 94 and a priest for 69 years, died on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Benedictine Manor in La Crosse.   Father Mertens was born on January 29, 1921, in Thorp, Wisconsin, to Oscar and Catherine (...

Vang H. Thao

June 27, 2017

  Dateline: Little Canada, Minn. THAO, Vang Houa Vang (Oscar) Houa Thao, 27, of La Crosse, Wisconsin unexpectedly passed away on April 26th, 2015 in Little Canada, Minnesota. He was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin on October 29th, 1...

Patricia A. Griffel

June 27, 2017

Griffel, Patricia Ann Patricia Ann Griffel Passed away peacefully at Hillview Health Care Center on May 1, 2015. She was born May 12, 1937 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN to Frank H. (Mike) Griffel and Margaret (Steu...

Adolph (AL) Hanke

June 27, 2017

Adolph (Al) Hanke passed peacefully Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center in Chippewa Falls, WI. Al was born January 30, 1935 to Gustav and Adaline Hanke in Ukraine.  Due to the Stalin regime, the entir...

Ruth M. Gallagher

June 27, 2017

Ruth Margaret (Jaeger) Gallagher, 95, of La Crosse passed away peacefully on May 9, 2015 at Bethany Lutheran Riverside in La Crosse. Ruth was born August 24, 1919 in Chicago Illinois to Vera and Louis Jaeger, and was the seventh of ...

Francis D. Hanson

June 27, 2017

Hanson, Francis D. Francis “Frank” D. Hanson of La Crosse, WI, died peacefully in his sleep, at home on May 10, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Francis was born to Hazel (Brenno) and Leonard Hanson on November 30,...

Jerome DeMers

June 27, 2017

Jerome (Jerry) F. DeMers, 67, of Mount Prospect, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 with his loving family around him. He had been battling pneumonia since August. Jerry was born on April 26, 1947 to Alfred and Maragret ...

Marcelin M. Corcoran

June 27, 2017

Marcelin Mae Corcoran, age 87, of La Crescent, MN, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at Mayo Health System, Franciscan Health Care, La Crosse, WI. She was born on February 29, 1928 to John and Dorothy (Witt) Rohrer, in La Crescent, and grew up...

Mildred C. Marsh

June 27, 2017

MARSH, Mildred C. Mildred C. Marsh, 92, of La Crosse, WI., died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Sterling House, in La Crosse, WI. She was born in La Crosse, WI., on Dec. 16 1922, to Charles B and Mary Agnes (Linhart) Kottmer. She married R...

Irene C. Dunham

June 27, 2017

Irene Catherine (Teff) Dunham, 107, of La Crosse, Wis., died Saturday, May 23, 2015, In Bethany St. Joseph Care Center, La Crosse, Wis. She was born in Dorchester, Iowa, Nov. 26, 1907, to Joseph and Lena (Schulte) Teff. She married Jose...

Lela R. Coombs

June 27, 2017

Lela Ruth (Arrighi) Coombs, 89, of Onalaska, WI, passed away on June 10, 2015, surrounded by her sons, other family members, and other friends after succumbing to a long illness. Ruth, her preferred given name, was born July 14, 192...

Eloise Cantafio

June 27, 2017

CANTAFIO, Eloise F. Eloise ‘Ellie’ F. Cantafio, age 66, of La Crosse, died Sunday June 14, 2015, in her home. She was born January 13, 1949, in Jacksonville FL, to Ernest and Georgette (Washburn) Lowe. Ellie married Alfon...

Bernard W. Klosowski

June 27, 2017

KLOSOWSKI, Bernard “Bernie” W. Bernard “Bernie” W. Klosowski, 83, of Tomah, Wis., and formerly of Lansing, Iowa, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, in the VA Medical Center, Tomah, Wis. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Augus...

Lou J. Ritter

June 27, 2017

Lou J. Ritter, age 85, of La Crosse, died Sunday June 21, 2015 at Mayo Health System-La Crosse. Lou was born in La Crosse, WI on March 16, 1930 to Louis A. and Anna (Senske) Ritter. He attended St. Joseph’s the Workman Cathed...

Russell H. Hundt

June 27, 2017

Russell ‘Russ’’Curly’’Buzz’’Mr. Rasberry’ H. Hundt, age 96, of La Crosse, died Thursday June 25, 2015, in Bethany St. Joseph Care Center. He was born in Middle Ridge, WI, on April 1...

Ronald (Ron) E. Pugh

June 27, 2017

Ronald “Ron” Eugene Pugh, 61, of Onalaska, WI, peacefully passed away at his home on Saturday, July 4, 2015, while surrounded by family after a courageous battle against Glioblastoma Multiforme Grade 4 Brain Tumor. Ron was b...

Brian James Hafner

June 27, 2017

Brian James Hafner, 45, of Waukesha, passed away suddenly on July 2, 2015, in Waukesha. Born August 29, 1969, in Milwaukee to Eugene Hafner and Barbara (Smikla) Hafner, he attended Blessed Sacrament Grade School, was a 1987 graduate ...

Joseph T. Wagner

June 27, 2017

Joseph T. Wagner, 88, entered eternal life with the Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2015. Joe was born August 11, 1926 in La Crosse, the oldest of three sons born to Florence S. Daley Wagner. He attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Grade Sc...

John W. Degnan

June 27, 2017

John W. Degnan, 89, of La Crosse died at Hilliview Healthcare Center on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. He was born on April 11, 1926, in rural Winona County, Minnesota to John L. and Pearl M. (Duncanson) Degnan. He was a graduate of Wino...

Vaughn L. Gerken Sr.

June 27, 2017

Vaughn L. Gerken Sr., 72, of Onalaska, Died Monday, July 20, 2015 at Mayo Clinic Health System, in La Crosse. He was born on November 11, 1942 to Frank and Olga (Henthorn) Gerken. He married Dorothy Andrews on December 21, 1962 in Clovi...

Kenneth J. Fitzpatrick

June 27, 2017

Kenneth “Fitzy” J. Fitzpatrick, 63, of La Crosse, Wis., died Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis. Ken contracted Polio when he was 3 months old. That resulted in multiple surgeri...

Gordon R. Seifert

June 27, 2017

Gordon R. Seifert, 79, of La Crosse, Wis., died Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis. He was born in Green Bay, Wis., on July 5, 1936, to Karl and Sue Ann (Heider) Seifert. He married Juanita Hause...

Charlotte L. Nesseth

June 27, 2017

Charlotte L. Nesseth, 93, of La Crosse, Wis., was born to Eternal Life on July 25, 2015. She began her life July 20, 1922 born to Charles and Josephine (Bahr) Pierce in Onalaska, WI. She attended schools in La Crosse, graduating from Aq...