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Memorials


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Alfred L. Graf

November 25, 2020

Alfred L. Graf age 91 of Hokah, MN and formerly of La Crescent died on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Bethany St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, La Crosse. Al was born on April 14, 1929 to Charles and Bernice (Enos) Graf in Brownsville, MN. On May 9,

Joseph B. Hengel

November 25, 2020

The world lost an amazing man, Joseph Bernard Hengel. Everyone in the area seemed to know him. He was born September 11, 1932 to Joseph and Hildegarde (Buchner) Hengel. He was preceded in death by his brothers, John (Edna) and Ed (Rose), and his

Mary A. Melvin

November 25, 2020

Mary Ann Melvin transitioned to her eternal life on Friday, November 13, 2020 at her home in La Crosse. She was born December 3, 1946 to Thomas M. and Irene (Kearney) Melvin joining her older brother Tom in the family unit. Unfortunately, their mothe

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Philip M. Akright

November 25, 2020

Philip Akright, 82, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at SpringBrook Memory Center, La Crescent, MN. He was born on April 23, 1938, in La Crosse, to Harry V. and Frances (Frohock) Akright. Philip attended and g

Rita V. Nowicki

November 25, 2020

Rita Veronica (Kierzek) Nowicki, 77, of Stoddard, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, November 2, 2020. Rita was born on July 9, 1943 in Avon, Minnesota. She was the first of three children born to John and Martha (Morgel) Kierzek. The f

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Henry L. Hahn

November 25, 2020

Henry Leo Hahn (Hank), 85 of La Crosse, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. He was bon in La Crosse on March 17, 1935 to John and Ellen (Gooding) Hahn. He graduated from Aquinas High School in 1953. H

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Lorenz A. Bischel

November 25, 2020

Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Lorenz A. “Bud” Bischel passed away on October 13, 2020 at age 92. Bud was born in Chippewa Falls to Louis and Isabelle Bischel. He grew up in Downing, alongside his siblings Helen, John, Ri

Merlyn A. Wavra

November 25, 2020

Merlyn A. Wavra, 93, of La Crosse, Wis., died on Monday, September 28, 2020 in Hillview Healthcare Center, La Crosse. She was born on Sept. 2, 1927 in Live Oak, Florida to Leo G. and Lucille (McCall) Balcer. She was raised and educated in Glendive,

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George D. Reynolds

November 25, 2020

George D “Boonie” Reynolds, 85, of West Salem, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at the Tomah VA Medical Center. George was born on November 2, 1934 and grew up in La Crosse. He joined the Air Force in 1951, serving his country

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Donald J. Pehler

November 25, 2020

Donald Joseph Pehler, 86 of La Crosse, Wisconsin died September 21, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-La Crosse. Don was born in Arcadia, Wisconsin on October 25, 1933 to Joseph and Mary Ann (Kaiser) Pehler. On June 7, 1956, he married Jean Stange

Walter Wiebke

November 25, 2020

Walter “Walt” George Franklin Wiebke Walter “Walt” George Franklin Wiebke, 80, of La Crosse passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 19, 2020 in the house he personally built, from complications of leukemia W

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Leonard J. Ambrose

November 25, 2020

Leonard Joseph Ambrose, 89, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, September 19, 2020. He was born in La Crosse on May 25, 1931 to Joseph and Eva (Flottmeyer) Ambrose. On October 5, 1957 he married Betty Jane Vatland

Edwin D. Miller

November 25, 2020

Edwin David Miller Jr., 59, of La Crosse WI, passed away peacefully on Friday September 18, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Heath System of La Crosse. Ed was born on October 14, 1960 in Waterloo Iowa to Edwin D Sr. and Carol (Page) Miller. He graduated from C

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James L. Knutson

November 25, 2020

James Knutson, 92, a long-time resident of Onalaska, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020. Jim was born August 27, 1928 in La Crosse, WI to Lloyd and Christine (Merfeld) Knutson. Jim was raised in La Crosse and graduated from Aquinas High Sc

Adam M. Lenser

November 25, 2020

Adam Mitchell Lenser was born on March 16, 1995, to Robert and Ruth Lenser in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He died unexpectedly at his home in Madison, Wisconsin, on September 2, 2020. He is survived by his parents, his brothers Sam, Barry, and Jacob of La

Diane Franke

November 25, 2020

Diane K. Dittman Franke, 89, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2020. She was born the second of three children on April 14, 1931 in La Crosse, Wisconsin to Kathleen and Albert Dittman. As a little girl, she enjoyed getting together with

Mary Lou Larkin

November 25, 2020

Our mother, Mary Lou Larkin, age 83, born and raised in La Crosse, Wisconsin, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020.  As they were in life, mom and dad are now together forever. Mary Lou is survived by her daughter Laure (spouse Lynette), an

Deltha L. Schumacher

November 25, 2020

Deltha (Delthe) L. Schumacher, 96, of La Crosse, Wis., died on Friday September 4, 2020 at Benedictine Manor, La Crosse. Delthe lived in Benedictine Manor for over 2 years and made many friends. Deltha was born on a bitterly cold night on January 25,

Michael A. Schneider

November 25, 2020

Michael A. Schneider, Age 56, of Stoddard, Wis., died peacefully in his home on September 2, 2020 comforted and cared for by his loving family. He was born November 8, 1963 to Benedict and Marie (Gandyra) Schneider. He married his High School sweethe

Judith A. Stetzer

November 25, 2020

Judith A. Stetzer, 64, of La Crosse, died on Saturday August 29, 2020 in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. She was born in La Crosse, Wis., on February 28, 1956, to Wesley and Marion (Rommel) Stetzer. She enjoyed gardening, eating out and spendin

Marian B. Sake

November 25, 2020

Marian B. Sake, 83, of La Crosse, Wis., passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Thursday, August 27, 2020. She was born in La Crosse on Dec. 6, 1936 to Gerald and Bernice (Otto) Larkin. She married Ronald Sake on Aug. 18, 1962 at St. Joseph the

Patrick L. Mehren

November 25, 2020

Patrick Lynn Mehren, 56, of La Crosse WI, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2020, and was born March 17, 1964 to Robert K. and Stella M (Tracy) Mehren. True to the nature of being born on St Patrick’s Day, Pat had a wonderful dry sense of hum

Mary J. Cannon

November 25, 2020

Mary Jane Cannon, 72, of La Crosse, Wis., died on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, due to pancreatic cancer, in Elroy Health Services Nursing Home. She was born in La Crosse on August 25, 1947 to Earl and Marie Howe (Wickert). She married Ivan Milton Cannon

DeEtte M. Gillmeister

November 25, 2020

DeEtte “DeeDee” M. Gillmeister, 98, died Friday July 31, 2020 at the Onalaska Care Center where she had resided for 2 years. She was born on June 5, 1922 to James and Margaret Moriarity. She married Edward Gillmeister on December 28, 1945 with a

Susan M. Poellinger

November 25, 2020

Susan “Sue” M. Poellinger, 66, of French Island, Wis., passed away, in her home, on Thursday, July 30, 2020 after a strong seven-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. She was born in La Crosse on July 2, 1954 to Ronald and Janice (Vanderzee) Mattie