Obituaries

Jerome Kwosek

Jun 12, 2022

 

Jerome J. Kwosek, 95, of La Crosse, WI died at his home on Saturday, June 12, 2022.

Jerome was born on June 29, 1926, in Independence, WI to Frank and Julia Kwosek.

He was raised in Independence and graduated from Independence High School. Jerome was united in marriage with Ruby Fjeld. He worked for Allis Chalmers and Trane Company...

Greta Louise Bjorkman

Jun 12, 2022

Greta Louise Bjorkman passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on June 12, 2022 at Gundersen Health System.  Greta, the daughter of Louise and Harry Pfaff, was born on July 3,1929.  She graduated from Bangor High School and went on to work at Trane Company in La Crosse, WI.  She married Bob Bjorkman on July 20, 1948. Together they had...

Jacqueline J. Bruha

Jun 1, 2022

 

It is with great sadness that the family of Jacqueline Jean (Rhomberg) Bruha, announce her passing on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at Riverside Transitional Care in La Crosse. She was born in La Crosse, WI in 1936, the daughter of Frank and Agnes Rhomberg. She was married to David Bruha on June 23, 1956, in La Crosse. They later...

Patricia J. Lyga

May 25, 2022

Patricia (Kahle) Lyga of La Crosse died May 25, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her seven children and the love of her life for 64 years, Paul. Pat received wonderful, compassionate care from the Gundersen Lutheran Staff and the staff at Hillview Nursing Home. 

 

Pat was born October 11, 1935 to John...

Alvena J. Schnedecker

May 20, 2022

Alvena J. (Lawrence) Schnedecker, 92, of La Crosse, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022, in her home with loving family by her side.  She was born on October 26, 1929, to Ray and Marie (Wegner) Pfaff.

She was a 1947 graduate of Central High School.   She married Dwayne X. Lawrence on September 4, 1948 and they had 6 children. ...

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...

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