Darlene P. Stolt, age 85 passed away Thursday, February 06, 2020 at the Meadowbrook in Bloomer. She was born on October 7, 1934 to Edward and Elsie (Whitsell) LaGesse. She married DeWayne Stolt on August 28, 1954 in Bloomer. Darlene worked in the kitchen and in housekeeping at the Bloomer Ho…

Lover of her Lord – Jesus Christ, Teacher of the Gospel, wife, mother of five, sister and friend, Gail Sandra (Halverson) Huse, 69, passed from this life and took her first breath of Heaven on the morning of February 8, 2020.

Gerald “Jerry” Sarau, age 92, passed away on February 6, 2020 at the Meadowbrook in Bloomer. He was born on April 13, 1927 in St. Paul Minnesota to John and Grace Sarau. He married Katherine “Katy” Yung on August 16, 1946. He proudly served his country in the US Navy. Jerry and his family mo…

Constance Marie “Connie” Stertz, age 85, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer. She was born December 6, 1934 in New Auburn to John and Edna (Anderson) Waugh. She married Steven A. Stertz on June 18, 1955 at Bethel Lutheran Church in New Auburn. She worked as a s…

Aline A. Buchner, age 91, passed away at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer on January 28, 2020. She was born on February 26, 1928 in Chicago, IL to Eugene and Anna (Deyerler) Waldbuesser. Aline got her teaching degree after attending UWEC and Wheaton College. Aline came to Bloomer with her family o…

Sheldon L. LaMeer, age 68, passed away at MCHS in Eau Claire on January 22, 2020. He was born on August 13, 1951 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Sheldon and Mildred (Myers) LaMeer. Sheldon worked as a carpenter, a water treatment specialist and worked with concrete. In his free time he enjoyed fish…

Otto R. Zieche, III, 60, of Cornell, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Chippewa Falls. A celebration of life will take place in the Spring of 2020. Inurnment will follow at the Town of Cleveland Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services is serving the f…

William L. “Bill” Pratt, 57, of Eau Claire, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his loving family, under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

Elmer John Erickson, Jr., age 57, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020, in Eau Claire, Wis. He was born on July 20, 1962, in Bloomer to Elmer and Loretta (Taylor) Erickson. He married Jayne Tanzer on August 27, 1983, in Chippewa Falls and they shared two children, Courtney and Ryan. In 20…

Elizabeth Ann Peil, born in Bloomer, Wisconsin, on December 6, 1923, left peacefully in her sleep on January 14, 2020, surrounded by family who felt God’s presence as she departed this world.

Robert Samuel Tenley, Born December 15, 1929, to Dr. Oscar S. Tenley and Lucille M. Tenley (nee Laury) and born to Eternal Life on January 5, 2020, at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by Helen, his dear wife of 55 years. Loving father of Susan (Tom) Port, Steven, Barbara (Joe) Blaney,…

Martha M. Hell, 90, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Just Like Home in Chetek, Wis.

Dean M. Hurt, 57, of Rice Lake, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at Marshfield Medical Center in Rice Lake. Dean was born Tuesday, July 10, 1962, in Burlington, Wis., and graduated from Bloomer High School in 1980.

Robert R. Mielke, age 82, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He was born December 24, 1937 in Chicago, Ill. to Peter and Elsie (Bouzek) Mielke. He married Audrey Knipfer on June 30, 1986 in Chippewa Falls, Wis. He worked as a dock worker for Roadway Trucking a…

Rita A. Bresina, 90, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at her residence with her loving family by her side under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

Joanne Frances (Dailey) Williams, age 84, passed away at MCHS in Eau Claire on December 28, 2019. She was born to Benjamin and Ella (Murphy) Dailey on April 6, 1935 in Elgin IL. They lived in Ferguson, Mo. until her mother’s death in 1944. Joanne and her brother were then raised by her Grand…

Pastor Roger Reynolds Dissmore Sr., age 84, of Whitehall, died on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in his home.

Twilia Hartung, age 80, of Lamberton, Minn., died on January 1, 2020, in Marshall, Minn.

Karen Prenzlow Schaal went to be with God, peacefully at home early Tuesday morning, December 24, 2019 holding her husband’s hand.

Kathleen “Kathy” Mary Biesterveld, 73, of Bloomer, WI, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was born September 18, 1946, in Plum City, WI, the daughter of Sheldon “Bud” and Lennis (Grant) Kane. S…

Jodeen Kay Kouba, 77, of Bloomer, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 23, 2019, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer.

Patricia M. “Pat” Demers, 68, of Chippewa County Town of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer. She was born in St. Paul, Minn., on December 9, 1951, the daughter of Elroy “Jonsey” and Mae (Hughes) Arcand. Pat graduated from Bloomer High School in 19…

Kenneth R. Shaw, 79, of New Auburn, Wis., passed away peacefully of natural causes on December 21, 2019.

Francis F. Bohl, 82, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Francis was born December 13, 1937 in the town of Tilden, the son of Martin and Bernice (Schindler) Bohl. He had served honorably in the U.S. Army. On May 11, 1963, Francis m…

George R. Lund, age 80, passed away in Rochester Minn. on December 19, 2019. He was born on the old canning factory farm in Chetek, Wis. on January 1, 1939 to Henry and Ruth (Knipfer) Lund. He graduated as the Salutatorian on the New Auburn class of 1956. He worked for Western Electric and S…

Thomas R. Fransway, 81, of Bloomer, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer. He was born July 30, 1938, in Chippewa Falls, Wis., the son of Raphael and Justina (Augustine) Fransway. Tom attended Chippewa Falls High School and entered the U.S. Army at age 15 du…

On Saturday December 14, Kari-Lynn Rowley, loving mother of three, passed away at the age of 55 at Marshfield Medical Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.

Eileen Ella Hilger, 83, died from complications of Parkinson’s disease and Lewy Body Dementia on Nov. 25, 2019 at Glacier Hills, Ann Arbor, Mich. She was born May 23, 1936, at home on the family farm in Bloomer, to Ella Albrecht and Peter Hilger, the youngest of nine children.

Constance R. Boeger, age 80, formally of New Auburn, Wis., passed away peacefully, while under hospice care, at her home in Baraboo on Sunday, December 15, 2019. She was born on May 12, 1939 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin to Horace and Johana “Jenny” (Payette) Schaden. Connie married Donald Boeger…

Thomas Woodman, age 88, passed away on December 14, 2019 at MCHS in Bloomer. He was born to Louis and Laura (Soderberg) Woodman on October 10, 1931 in the township of Warden in Wisconsin. He married Anna Bury in 1953 and together they had 11 children. Anna lost her fight with cancer in 1975.…

Richard Daniel Blythe, 82, passed away December 8, 2019 at Hemet Valley Medical Center surrounded by family. One of 13 siblings, Dan was born June 27, 1937 in Guymon, Oklahoma to Richard Clarence and Ruth Nancy Blythe. After moving to California, Dan served in the U.S Army before working wit…

Everett Willis Worthington, 88, of Chippewa Falls, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Cherie K. Pooler, 78, of Milton, Wis., passed away early on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Oak Park Place in Madison, Wis. Cherie was born on February 2, 1941 in New Auburn, Wis., to the late Clifford and Lorraine (Hoefert) Nyhagen. She graduated in 1959 from New Auburn High School. On August …

Rose T. “Rosie” Schindler, 90, of Cooks Valley, Wis., passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Robert J. Jackson, 72, of Bloomer, Wis., passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire after a hard fought 11-year battle with cancer.

Bernard “ Bernie” Jenneman, age 71, of Minneapolis, Minn., and formerly of Bloomer, Wis., died November 27, 2019 in Minneapolis.

Earnest “Earnie” F. Jones, 82, of Eau Claire, and formerly of Bloomer, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Linda D. Harwood, age 68, passed away at home with her family by her side on Friday, November 15, 2019. She was born May 31, 1951 in Eau Claire. She grew up in Bloomer, Wis. with her parents Roland and Vivian Clements. Linda was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Bloom…

Lucille “Lucy” H. Meier , age 86, of Bloomer, Wisconsin passed away at Our House in Chippewa Falls on Sunday, November 17, 2019. She was born in Grand Forks, N.D. on August 26, 1933 to Joseph and Mary (Renner) Jorgenson. She married Thorlough Meier on September 12, 1953 and together they rai…

Myron J. Budzinski, age 62, of Abbotsford, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Marshfield Medical Center.

Larry W. Berg, 72, of Bloomer, Wis., passed away Sunday November 3, 2019 at Atrium Acute Care in Bloomer.

Shirley M. Albrecht, age 95, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer Wis. She was born January 24, 1924 in Ladysmith, Wis., the daughter of Herman and Rena (Beck) Stiehm of Catawba, Wis. She attended school in Catawba through her sophomore year and graduated from …

Helen Clara Duffenbach, 98, of Bloomer, died Monday, November 4, 2019 at Country Terrace in Bloomer surrounded by her loving family under the care of Mayo Clinic Hospice.

Beverly K. “Bev” Peterson, 68, of Bloomer, passed away Monday, November 4, 2019, at home with her husband at her side following a long battle with lung cancer.

Bertrand “Bert” Jones, age 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Bloomer on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. He was born on December 7, 1934 in Pennsylvania to William and Martha (Metz) Jones. He married Ione Boese on March 23, 1958 in St. Charles, Missouri. Bert proudly served in the US Air F…

Lois M. Eastman, 93, of Bloomer, passed away at her residence on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

On Monday, October 28, 2019, Mark Thomas Schoonover, age 65 passed away surrounded by the love of his family at his home on Island Lake.  He died after courageously battling cancer over the last several months.

Thomas R. Boehm, age 69, passed away at Dove Health Care in Bloomer on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. He was born on July 1, 1950 in Rudolph, Wisconsin to Wallace and Florence (Schwersinske) Boehm. Tom worked in the trucking industry for much of his life. He married DeAnne Horstmeyer in 1982. …

Harold Lawrence Loew, 78 of Edmond, Oklahoma died peacefully at home from natural causes on October 1, 2019.

Dean Terry Luedtke, age 86 of Montello passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage. Dean was born in Fond du Lac on October 3, 1933 to Roy and Virginia (Guell) Luedtke. He graduated from Fond du Lac High School and went on to serve his country as a member of t…

Steven J. Samens, 69, of Chippewa Falls, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his residence under the care of Heartland Hospice.

Diane L. Woolever, 67, of New Auburn, Wis., died Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Patricia Ann Koehler, 66, of Bloomer, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland in Barron.