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Memorials

Ronald L. Gruen

October 28, 2020

Ronald ‘Ron’ L. Gruen, 67, of West Salem, Wis., passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Pine View Care Center, in Black River Falls, Wis.  He was born on December 2, 1951 in La Crosse, Wis., to Gaylord and Geneva (Lawrence) Gruen. He married Rene

Pauline H. Miller

October 28, 2020

Pauline H. (Raaum) Miller, 87, of La Crosse, Wis., passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Bethany Riverside Care Center, La Crosse, Wis. Pauline was born in Viroqua, Wis., on May 23, 1931, to Herman and Aleda (Natwick) Raaum. At age 3 her father died, a

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Merlin F. Schroeder

October 28, 2020

Merlin “Butch” F. Schroeder, 94, of De Soto, WI., passed away on April 26, 2019, at Benedictine Manor, La Crosse, WI. Butch was born on October 15, 1924, to William K.  &  Alma D. Schroeder. He was raised in De Soto, Wis., and resided th

Beverly J. Burritt

October 28, 2020

BURRITT, Beverly J. Beverly J. Burritt, 93, of La Crosse, Wis., died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Mayo Health System, La Crosse, Wis. She was born in Coon Valley, Wis., on Aug. 5, 1925, to George and Ida (Werner) Roesler. She grew up on a farm i

Jean A. Sciborski

October 28, 2020

Jean A. (Niebuhr) Sciborski, 77, of La Crosse, died on Monday, May 13, 2019 surrounded by her family at Hillview Healthcare Center. She was born in La Crosse, on December 3, 1941, to Robert and Loraine (Krajewski) Niebuhr. Jean was known for her l

Lorraine H. Thesing

October 28, 2020

Lorraine Helen Thesing, 87, of La Crosse, Wis., died on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Mayo Health System La Crosse, Wis. Lorraine was born on June 21, 1931, in La Crosse, Wis., to Harold and Goldie (Johnson) Noyes. On Sept 13, 1952, she married Rudolph

Ruth M. Gilbertson

October 28, 2020

Ruth Marie Gilbertson (West), 94 years old, of Onalaska, WI, passed away peacefully, at the Onalaska Care Center, on May 4, 2019.  She was born on October 10, 1924 to Henry and Selma (Severson) West, in Mindoro, WI.  She married Ernest C. Gilbertso

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Forrest J. Umsted

October 28, 2020

Forrest J. Umsted, 86, of La Crosse and formerly of Kasson, MN, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center. He was born on November 27, 1932 in Dayton, Iowa, to Forrest and Ida (Beckman) Umsted. He grew up in Harcourt, IA and

Gene C. Dayton

October 28, 2020

Gene C. Dayton, 77, of La Crosse, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Mayo Hospital, La Crosse. He was born on April 2, 1942, in La Crosse, to Gareld and Dorothy (Simon) Dayton. He married Nancy Rose on July 3, 1962 in St. Luke’s Methodist Church in

Joan E. Houser-Marker

October 28, 2020

Joan Ellen Houser-Marker, 67, of West Salem, Wis., died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Mulder Health Care, West Salem, Wis. She was born in La Crosse, Wis., on November 14, 1951, to Wendell and Dorothy (Schaller) Houser. She married David W. Marker on J

Rhea A. Griffel

October 28, 2020

Rhea Ann Griffel, 81, of La Crosse, Wis., died Friday, April 26, 2019, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis. She was born in La Crosse, Wis., on August 5, 1937, to Donald and Leone (Hinitzke) Mc Killip. She married Terry Griffel on Se

Carolyn Duncan

October 28, 2020

Dateline; La Crescent, MN. Carolyn Ann (Lawrence) Duncan, age 72, of La Crescent, MN lost her battle with Alzheimer’s disease surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, Apr 25, 2019. She was born Sep 11, 1946 in La Crosse, WI to William a

Mary C. Baldassare

October 28, 2020

Mary Catherine Lachman-Baldassare, 67, of La Crosse, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019. She was born on May 3, 1951 to Jerome and Pauline Lachman in La Crosse, Wis. Mary was a registered cosmetologist for many years. She also received an assoc

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Larry L. Budnik

October 28, 2020

Larry Lee Budnik, 71, of Minocqua, Wis., passed away on March 23, 2019, after a short hard-fought battle with cancer. Larry was born in Indiana, one of two children of Leo and Joan (Zarnowski) Budnik. After High School he enlisted in the US Army a

Maria E. Fleming

October 28, 2020

Maria E. (Katz) Fleming, 69, of Onalaska died on Monday, April 8, 2019. She was born on April 17, 1949 in Germany to Isreal and Johanna (Winkler Doerfert) Katz. She married Patrick Fleming on June 24, 1995 in California, Maryland. Maria loved to u

Brian Poellinger

October 28, 2020

  Brian W. Poellinger, 40, of La Crosse, Wis., died Thursday, April 11, 2019, in his home. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on January 15, 1979, to Bill and Susan (Mattie) Poellinger. Brian graduated from Logan High School, Class of 1999.

Darlene F. Moen

October 28, 2020

Darlene Frances Moen, 61, of La Crosse, gained her wings on her heavenly journey where she will be met by her loving grandparents Jorgen and Janice on April 9, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 15, 1957 to Beverly Kjos (Davis) and

Jerry and Kathryne Hoffland

October 28, 2020

HOFFLAND, Jerry and Kathryne Jerry D. Hoffland, 65, of La Crosse, died on Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. He was born on November 1, 1953, in Plum City, Wis. Kathryne M. (Petticone) Hoffland, 72, of La Crosse, died on

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Robert G. Larkin

October 28, 2020

Robert “Bob” Larkin, 90, of La Crosse died Friday, April 5, 2019, surrounded by his family at home. He was born November 14, 1928, to Allie and Irene (Schmidt) Larkin.  He graduated from Aquinas High School and 1947, and attended Loras Colleg

Susan J. Duffrin

October 28, 2020

Susan J. Duffrin, 72, of La Crosse, Wis., died Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Benedictine Manor, La Crosse, Wis., She was born in La Crosse, Wis., on Oct. 11, 1946, to Lewis and Beverley (Welch) Jones. She married Robert G. Duffrin on March 30, 1970 in

Edith Smith

October 28, 2020

SMITH, Edith Mae Edith Mae Smith, 86, of La Crosse, Wis., died Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Mayo Health Center, La Crosse, Wis. She was born in Washington on Sept. 6, 1932, to Harry and Rachel (Almandinger) Tester. She married Hollis W. Evans in 1

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Donald B. Gilbert

October 28, 2020

Donald B. Gilbert, 85, of La Crosse passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, after a brave battle with Mesothelioma. Don was born to Lyle and Catherine (Stuber) Gilbert. Don was married to Anne for 62 years, and together they found joy in their family, da

Gary N. Werner

October 28, 2020

Gary N. Werner, 71, of Stoddard, WI, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Gundersen Hospital surrounded by his family.  He was born in La Crosse, WI on August 24, 1947, to Willard and Evelyn Werner.  He married Linda M. Servais on October 21, 1967, in

Joan K. Willis

October 28, 2020

Joan Kathryn Willis, most recently from Bangor, WI, passed away on March 7, 2019.  Joan lived her life bringing knowledge, joy and kindness to all she met. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota to David and Fanny Hoffman, Joan grew up to be an accomplished

Shirley R. Schneyer

October 28, 2020

Shirley R. Schneyer, 83, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Born on October 31, 1935, Shirley embraced her “spooky” birthday with the same fun-loving spirit that guided her life. Those who knew her will remember her infectious smile, read