Obituaries

Marian Cecilia Ott

May 19, 2022

 

Marian Cecilia (Ries) Ott, 97, formerly of La Crescent, MN died peacefully on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Eagle Crest South in La Crosse, WI surrounded by her family and wonderful staff.  She was born in the family home in Clayton, IA on December 31, 1924 to John A. and Genevieve E. (Loes) Ries.  She married Donald J. Ott...

Marjorie P Collins

May 15, 2022

Marjorie P. Collins of La Crosse passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the age of 100.

 

Marjorie was born on February 28, 1922, in Sparta, Wisconsin to Alfred and Cecile Harmon. She met the love of her life, Charlie Collins, at the Avalon Ballroom, and they were married in 1941. They shared 66 years of marriage...

Burnetta Mae Besl

May 14, 2022

 

Burnetta M. “Bernie” Besl, 95, of La Crosse, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Riverside Transitional Care. She was born in Genoa, WI, to Frank and Margaret (Jambois) Ghelfi on Sept. 30, 1926.

Bernie attended elementary school at St. Charles Catholic Elementary School and graduated high school from Lansing High School in 1943. She moved to La...

Phillip Sybert

May 13, 2022

 

Phillip Lawrence Sybert, 58, of LaCrosse, WI passed away Friday, May 13, 2022. He was born December 7, 1963 in Houston, TX to Sharon Sybert and Phillip Sybert (wife LeeFee Sybert). He had one older brother and two younger sisters: Shannon Sybert, Angela Hartman (husband Joe Hartman), Christina Bowker (husband Bill Bowker). He had 4 children, several grandchildren and...

Mary Ann Roesler

May 12, 2022

 

Mary Ann Roesler age 81 of La Crosse, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022.   She was born in La Crosse, WI on July 2, 1940, to Robert and Francis (Forer) Jaekel.  She graduated from Aquinas High School and worked at Fantles Department Store in accounting.  She married the love of her life, David Roesler, on August 11, 1962...

Sandra Becker

Apr 30, 2022

 

Sandra M. Becker, 78, of Buffalo City, WI went home to her eternal reward on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at her daughter’s home in La Crosse, WI. Sandra Marie Buettner was born on October 23, 1943, in Milwaukee, WI to Heinrich and Virginia (Knuth) Buettner. She was raised in Milwaukee and was a 1962 graduate of Milwaukee Washington High...

Carrie L. Small

Apr 24, 2022

Carrie Small, 89 young, passed away April 24, 2022, at Gundersen Health System surrounded by family. Anyone who saw Carrie described her as “Beautiful.” Carrie loved her faith, family & home. She raised 8 children; David died at 15 of muscular dystrophy. At age 47 she graduated from WWTC, worked 14 years at St. Francis Central Service, 3 years at...

William A. Stuckey

Apr 14, 2022

William “Bill” A. Stuckey, 77, of La Crosse, died on Thursday, April 14, 2022, in Mayo Clinic Health System-La Crosse. He was born in Grafton, Nebraska, on May 29, 1944, to Donald and Norma (Barnes) Stuckey. He married Janet Soller in La Crosse on December 8, 1978.

Bill enjoyed playing golf, watching thoroughbred races, the Packers, Brewers, Badgers, and Cornhusker....

Jerry J. Sands

Apr 10, 2022

Jerry J. Sands, 78, of La Crosse, WI died on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI.

Jerry James Sands was born on October 27, 1943, in Freeport, IL to Leon and Margaret (Carlin) Sands. He was raised in La Crosse and was a 1961 graduate of La Crosse Central High School. Jerry served...

Harriet S. Karrib

Apr 6, 2022

Harriet S. Karrib, 100, of La Crosse, Wis., died on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in the Sebring Assisted Care Residence, Madison, Wis. She was born in Ray, North Dakota, on March 5, 1922, to George and Ethel (Burr) Brose. After graduating high school, she met and married Louis Karrib on February 15, 1943, in La Crosse, and he passed away...

Charles T. Murphy

Mar 31, 2022

Charles Thomas Murphy, age 87 of La Crescent, MN, passed away March 31, 2022 at Green Lea Nursing Home in Mabel, MN surrounded by family. Charles was born October 6, 1934 to Phillip and Lavanche (Bartlett) Murphy in Sparta, WI and lived most of his life in the La Crosse, WI area.

During high school, Charles joined the Navy for...

James D. Volden

Mar 16, 2022

James ‘Jim’ D. Volden, 93, of La Crosse, WI, died peacefully on Wednesday March 16, 2022. He was born on January 13, 1929 to Norman and Lucene (Wrobel) Volden in La Crosse, WI. He graduated from Central High School in 1947. After graduation, he served in the army during the Korean War. He was discharged in 1957 at ranking of...

Eva M. Steinmetz

Mar 13, 2022

Eva Mae Steinmetz, 83, of La Crosse, WI died on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at her home with her family at her side.

Eva was born on August 18, 1938, in La Farge, WI to Kermit and Florence (Coleman) Steinmetz.

She lived in La Crosse for most of her life and was a home caregiver for CCLS. Eva was also...

Dennis Montabon

Mar 10, 2022

The Honorable Dennis Gene Montabon, age 78, died on March 10, 2022.

Judge Montabon was born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, on September 30, 1943, to Frank William Montabon and Laura Elizabeth (Krubsack) Montabon.  Following graduation from Tomahawk High School in 1961, he became a Badger, earning a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1965.

While working full-time as...

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