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Rosemary “Rosie” O’Connell, 74 of Eau Claire (formerly from Bloomer) passed away on April 2, 2020, at Care Partners Assisted Living in Altoona after battling Alzheimer’s and Dementia for many years.

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Earl David Jennings, 45, of Rural Cumberland died Sunday, August 9, 2020, at his home. He was born September 9, 1974, in Red Wing, Minn. to David and Mary (Roberts) Jennings.

Carlton W. “Crazy Carl” Hanson, age 42, passed away at his home on Monday, May 4, 2020. He was born January 3, 1978 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Steve and Vicki (Bremer) Hanson. He worked many years as an RV Tech with his family at Willie’s RV Center in Bloomer. After his father’s passing and…

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Bryce Shipman passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Grand Island, New York. He was born at Ellsworth AFB on June 2, 1960 to Marian and Clyde Shipman. He graduated from New Auburn High School in 1978. He worked at Mason Shoe and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1985. He was a dent…

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Hildred I. “Hilly” Weimert passed away in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Three Oaks Health Services in Marshfield at the age of 97.

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Venonah M. Dalhoe, age 90, passed away on Saturday August 1, 2020 at Meadowbrook in Chetek. She was born on October 26, 1929 in Sand Creek to Oscar and Margaret (Hanson) Hoveland. She married Duard Dalhoe on November 8, 1947 in Sand Creek. Venonah worked as an inspector for Globe Union Manuf…

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Douglas J. McFarlane, age 65, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020 at Marshfield Medical Clinic in Rice Lake. He was born on January 6, 1955 in Rockford, Ill. to Lawrence E. and Alice (Ziebell) McFarlane. He married Rita Meinen on September 27, 1980 at Faith Lutheran Church Running Valley. Doug…

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Gail Louis Mikula, age 92, passed away on August 3, 2020 at Country Terrace in Bloomer, Wis.under the tender loving care of Heartland Hospice. He was born on May 30, 1928 to George and Cora (Dawn) Mikula. He was united in marriage to Delma Holman in Shell Lake, Wis. on May 27, 1950. Gail far…

Pamela Ann Lane, age 63, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center in Owen, Wis. Pamela was born in Eau Claire on December 30, 1956 to the late Eulah (Walter) Lane and George “Jake” Lane.

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Chris “Flash” Faschingbauer, 53, of Bloomer passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

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Paulette M. Hartman, age 73, passed away on July 24, 2020 at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer. She was born July 15, 1947 in Chippewa Falls to Paul E. and Dolores (Liberatore) Hartman.

Vada E. Holman, age 93, died at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer on Sunday, July 26, 2020. She was born in Barron County to Ernest and Nettie (Falkner) Kolb on May 3, 1927. She attended LaFollette, a one room, 8 grade school house and then graduated from Barron High in 1945. She got her nursing ed…

Beatrice E. “Beaty” Woolever, age 78, passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, July 25, 2020. She was born October 15, 1941 in Tilden to Benjamin and Annie (Schneider) Bowe. She married Joseph Woolever on October 29, 1977 in Bloomer. She worked as a custodian for Mason Sho…

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Linda M. Gorka, age 70, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at MCHS in Eau Claire. She was born June 20, 1950 in Chicago Ill. She married Rod Gorka on September 26, 1987 in Chicago. She worked as a hospitality salesperson and enjoyed cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

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Ricky Glen Olson, 63, of Cornell, went to heaven to his home in Glory, Monday, July 13, 2020. He was born to Dennis and Mary Olson, January 25, 1957. He went to New Auburn school, where he met his high school sweetheart, Cindy. They were married March 22, 1975.

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Steven Vincent Kane, 61, Tonganoxie, Kan., passed away peacefully April 22, 2020 at his home.

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Kenneth C. Bennesch, 88, of Chippewa Falls, town of Howard, died Monday, July 13, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family under the care of Mayo Clinic Home Health & Hospice – Chippewa Valley.

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Dale William Lambert, age 66, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, passed away alongside his significant other, Belinda (Bunce) Wedemeyer, on Monday, July 6, 2020 after an accident at his residence. He was born on January 11, 1954 in Chippewa Falls to William and Gloria (Fehr) Lambert. Dale worked for …

Judy L. Krueger, age 76, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. She was born April 19, 1944 in Chippewa Falls to Victor and Mary (Knez) Svoma. She married Roger Krueger on June 8, 1963 in Cornell. Judy was a domestic engineer taking care of her fam…

James (Jim) A. Nohr, 83, of Cornell, Wis. passed away early Tuesday morning, July 7, 2020. Jim was born on January 02, 1937 to Arthur H. Nohr Jr. and Margaret Klein Nohr in Barton, Wis.

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Madgeline “Madge” R. Rasmussen, 83, of Bloomer, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Care Partners in Bloomer.

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Robert “Bob” J. Bungartz, 92 of Bloomer passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at Our House Senior Living in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He was born in Bloomer Township October 9, 1927 the son of Agnes (Crank) and Frank Bungartz.

Stephen J. “Steve” Metcalf, age 65, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Meadowbrook in Bloomer. He was born in Bloomer to David and Loretta (Schoonover) Metcalf. He proudly served his country in the US Navy and the US Army. Steve worked as the lead plastics technician for Phillips Manufac…

Roger A. Somsen, age 89, formerly of Bloomer, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Ooltewah, Tenn. He was born in River Falls, Wis. on May 4, 1931 to Henry and Doris (Wahl) Somsen. Roger married Marilyn A. Dallman, formerly of Bloomer, in 1956 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale in …

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Billie Jean Gunderman, age 86, went to be with her lord and savior on June 29, 2020 at Care Partners Assisted Living in Eau Claire.

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Sharon A. Hassemer, 75, of rural Bloomer, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family & friends. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2020, at St. Paul’s North Catholic Cemetery in Bloomer with Father Victor Feltes off…

Norval August Beyrer, age 88, passed away on June 19, 2020. He was born March 7, 1932 in Grant Township to August and Laura (Steves) Beyrer.

Donald A. Boeger, formerly of New Auburn, age 81, passed away at his home in Baraboo on June 21, 2020. He was born Sheboygan, Wis. on September 17, 1938 to Arno and Helen (Olle) Boeger. Donald married Constance Schaden on June 25, 1960 in Two Rivers Wis. Donald worked as a salesman for archw…

Jorden V. “Jordy” Peil, age 85, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 18, 2020. He was born on October 12, 1934 in Bloomer to Peter N. and Gladys (Kirkman) Peil. Jordy married Margaret Urban on November 15, 1958 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Tilden. He was a heavy equipment operator …

LaVerne “ Junie” Cunningham Jr, age 92, passed away at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer on June 20, 2020 he was Born in Walworth, Wis. on July 3, 1927 to LaVerne “Slim” and Hazel (Welch) Cunningham. He married Martha Mae Olds on July 3, 1950 in Ladysmith, Wis. Junie and Martha lived in the Walwort…

Lois Anne Surlak, born Oct. 23, 1936 in Thayer, Ill., to Oscar and Ione Johnson; youngest of three children, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2020 in New Auburn, Wis. Lois was 83 year young.

Sharon A. Hassemer, 75, of rural Bloomer, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family and friends. She was born July 11, 1944, the daughter of Harold and Bernice (Geissler) Schindler.

Dustin Ryan Trowbridge, age 41, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. He was born August 30, 1978 in New Auburn to Buckshot and Sue (McFarlane) Trowbridge. He attended Bloomer High School and graduated from New Auburn High School. Dustin lived at 4 Seasons Group Home and worked at Ventures in…

Stena M. Susajlo, age 62, formerly of Bloomer, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 in La Crosse. She was born on March 28, 1958 in Chippewa Falls to Walter and Hildegard (Frentz) Klatt. She was the first woman Tool and Die Maker and Machinist in La Crosse, working for Chart Energy. She to…

Marlene E. (Micheels) Hanson, age 79, of Roberts, Wis., and formerly of Ridgeland, Wis., went home to her heavenly father on June 5, 2020, in the care of Regions Hospital. She was born May 25, 1941 and raised by George and Hazel Hoig. Marlene grew up in the Wheeler, Wis., area and graduated …

Travis A. “Sponge” Michels, age 30, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020 in Eau Claire. He was born September 20, 1989 in Chippewa Falls, the son of Jeannie (Michels) Petska and Todd McIlquham. He graduated from Bloomer High School and worked at A.J. Industries in Bloomer. To say that Travis …

Tracy Vetterkind age 79, was promoted to heaven on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Chetek with his family by his side. He was born January 7, 1941 in Island Lake, WI to Walter and Helen (Wingert) Vetterkind. He worked as a tool and die machinist and enjoyed fishing and hunti…

Audrey M. Stoik, age 84, passed away with her family by her side at the Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire. Audrey was born on February 6, 1936 to Frank and Anna (Hable) Borofka in Cooks Valley.

Donald John Gravunder, 91, of the Town of Bloomer, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Allen E. Prince, 74, of Cooks Valley (Bloomer), Wis. passed away May 29, 2020, at his home.

Darrell E. Pagenkopf, 70, passed away surrounded by the love of his family (he was finally relieved on his earthy pain and sufferings)at home on May 17, 2020, after a lifelong battle with multiple medical conditions with his family at his side.

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Brian D. Bleskacek, 60, of Bloomer, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at his home with his family by his side after a hard-fought battle with cancer.

Beth Poirier, age 53, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Bloomer. She was born on February 20, 1967 in Bloomer to Donald and Janice (Kressin) Turner. She married William Poirier on September 30, 1989. Beth worked at AJ Manufacturing and enjoyed baking and taking walks with her dog, Rusty.

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Harry J. Prince, 76, of Cooks Valley Township, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at home peacefully in his sleep.

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Thelma C. Waterhouse, age 88, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Meadowbrook in Chetek. She was born at home on July 10 1931 in the Town of Otter Creek, Wheeler, Wis. to Thorvald and Clara (Holte) Smith. Thelma was baptized on September 20, 1931 at Hay River Lutheran Church, attended the…

On Sunday, May 17, 2020, Ronald Erick Hanson, loving husband and father of two children, and grandfather to Arianna, passed away at the age of 60, at Mayo Hospital in Rochester,Minn.

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Carlton W. “Crazy Carl” Hanson, age 42, passed away at his home on Monday, May 4, 2020. He was born January 3, 1978 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Steve and Vicki (Bremer) Hanson. He worked as an RV Tech at Country RV and enjoyed demolition derbies, tinkering in his garage, magnet fishing and s…

Isabel D Schuster, age 103, passed away peacefully Monday, May 4, 2020 at Meadowbrook in Bloomer. She was born October 20, 1916 in New Auburn to Frank and Grace (Lee) Scott. Beloved wife of the late Robert Schuster for 71 years, dear mother of the late Darold Schuster(Arlette), proud grandmo…

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Rena G. Gravunder, 80, of New Auburn, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Care Partners Assisted Living in Bloomer.

Steven Vincent Kane, 61, Tonganoxie, Kan., passed away peacefully April 22, 2020 at his home.

Larry Ironmonger, age 84, passed away at his home in New Auburn on Friday, May 8 2020. He was born in 1936 to Floyd and Mildred (Horner) Ironmonger. He married Ellen Roller in 1952 and worked as a boiler operator for Chrysler for many years.

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Eugene R. Mattson 79, passed away at MCHS in Eau Claire on Sunday, April 26, 2020. He was born in the Town of Sampson on April 20, 1941 to Robert and Ruth (Larson) Mattson. He married Linda Grenwalt in 1964 in Rockford, Ill., they later divorced. He moved back to Wisconsin and worked at Nati…

Corrine “Connie” J. Schliesleder age 77, passed away at Heritage Court in Eau Claire on Saturday, April 18, 2020. She was born on March 21, 1943 to Peter and Eldrid (Loftsgaard) Nygaard in Wheeler, Wis. She married Roy Schliesleder on October 21, 1967 in Wheeler. She worked as a clerk at Cam…