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Gordon E. Johnson, age 74, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Wisconsin Veteran’s Home in Chippewa Falls after a long battle with ALS. He was born February 5, 1947 in Jackson, Minnesota to Elvin and Joyce (Olson) Johnson.  Gordy served in the Navy from 1966 – 1970 during the Viet Nam War. H…

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Ethel Bernadette (Sykora) Frogner, age 87, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 16, 1934, in the town of Cooks Valley, Chippewa county, to James and Theresa (Fasbender) Sykora. She was the youngest of eight siblings. Ethel “E…

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Kay R. Radle age 69, passed away at her home on May 11, 2022.  She was born on November 8, 1952 to Walter and Vivian (Klund) Ferstenou. She married Donald Radle on May 7, 1972 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bloomer.  Kay owned The Variety Center in Hallie where she worked as a cosmologist …

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Roy Arnold Buchner (March 3, 1950-May 6, 2022) passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side. He was born in Bloomer, Wis., to Aline (nee Waldbuesser) and Arnold Buchner.  He was married to Nancy Jo Schindler (nee Marek), they later divorced.  He married Georgia Jean Buchner (nee …

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David P. Schindler, 79 of Colfax, Wis. passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022 at home.

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Our beloved Mother, Rose K. Lankey, passed away on May 5, 2022, at her daughter Judy’s home in St. Paul, Minn., with family at her side.  Mother was lovingly cared for by Judy whose compassion and patience was never-ending, with Sharon’s help all her needs were met allowing her to spend the …

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Jesse I. Rihn, 39, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, May 3, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving wife, Amanda and daughter, Keryne under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

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Don Dutton passed away on January 2, 2022. There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at the VFW Clubhouse in Bloomer, Wis. from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be an ice cream social during the celebration.

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Joshua Kenton Tucker, 44, of New Auburn, Wisconsin passed away April 27, 2022.

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Our beloved mother and grandmother, Geraldine “Geri” H. Schuster, age 82 of Hartland, passed peacefully into God’s loving arms on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

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Ruth Boese passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2022 with her children by her side. Ruth was born on September 12, 1931 to Harry and Lorene (Pank) Ludwigson in Alma, Wis., Buffalo County. The family later moved to Eau Claire where her dad worked at Presto. They then moved to Cooks Valley where…

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Elaine M. Nosal, 94, of Bloomer, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer with her family at her side.

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Alice J. Omtvedt, 88, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer.  She was born June 20, 1933 in Cornell to Ernest and Edna (Windsor) Mitchell. She married Ralph E. Omtvedt on April 17, 1954, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sand Creek. Alice worked at the Creamery f…

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Kirby E. Colbenson, age 82, passed away at his home, in the arms of his wife of 50 years, on Saturday, April 23, 2022.  Per his request, no funeral services will be held. His wife, Bonnie, would like to thank Olson Funeral Home,  Marshfield Medical Center, Rice Lake Hospice, and all the nurs…

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Renates “Ren” J. Johns, age 79, passed away Thursday,  April 21, 2022 in Bloomer.  He was born in Houghton, Michigan on July 29, 1942 to Ray and Elizabeth (Tregoning) Johns. He married Sharon Kinderman and together they had two sons: Brent and Kevin.  After their divorce, he married Pat Nase…

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Don L. Burghardt, 89, of Chippewa Falls, died Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at home surrounded by family and friends, while under the care of St. Croix Hospice.

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Douglas J. Westholm, age 58, passed away at Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire on April 13, 2022.  He was born on November 27, 1963 in Sioux City, Iowa to James and Marilyn (Soderquist) Westholm.  He married Rebecca Severson on January 26, 1991 in Albert City, Iowa.  Doug was the manager of Cost Acco…

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Sylvia A. Kvapil, 96, of Bloomer, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer.

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On April 8, 2022, Rod A. Lueck (1951-2022) got his eagle wings and is flying home. Rod grew-up in Bloomer, Wis. and he was a 1969 graduate of Bloomer High School. 

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 Alyssa M. Rands, age 33, went home to be with Jesus on April 1, 2022 after a life long battle with kidney disease.  She was born July 22, 1988 in Bloomer to Timothy Lotts and Michele Metcalf.  She graduated from New Auburn High School and married Randy Rands on May 17, 2008.  She was proud …

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Cecilia V. Jenneman, 100, of Bloomer, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer with her children at her side.

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Phillip F. Schindler, 75, of Colfax, passed away March 27, 2022 at the Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center with his family by his side.

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Curtis A. Lee, 85, of rural New Auburn, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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Vernon J. “Red” Stuckert, 82, of the Township of Auburn, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the same home he was born in, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Interim Hospice.

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Debra L. Goodremote, age 55, passed away March 24, 2022 at Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire after battling cancer. She born May 9, 1966 to Charles and Wilma (Fortney) Little in Morris IL.  She married Michael Goodremote on May 2, 1987 in Morris. Debra worked as a claims specialist for United Health…

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Charles “Chuck” Stephen Hagen, Sr., age 86, passed away at home on March 21, 2022, with family at his side. He was born on March 30, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to John and Gertrude Hagen. Early in life Chuck was a survivor. At the tender age of eighteen months, his crib was set afire fr…

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Eudra (Sam) Vivieca Shatley, of Barron, Wis., age 70, born on October 6, 1951 in Lenoir, N.C. to Jesse James Shatley and Vivian (Crowe) Shatley passed away unexpectedly at Mayo Clinic with some of her children and grandchildren by her side on Monday, March 21, 2022.

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Kristine M. Cole, age 70, passed away at Marshfield Clinic in Rice Lake after battling cancer.  She was born on November 17, 1951 in Madison to Howard and Ione (LaGesse) Cole. She worked at many jobs over the years including: Southworth Chevrolet, People State Bank, Holiday Gas Station, to n…

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Duane R. Stewart, age 71, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2022 at Shell Lake Health Care in Shell Lake, Wisconsin.  He was born February 9, 1951 in Bloomer to Delbert and Wanda (Pietz) Stewart. He graduated from Bloomer High School in 1969 and attended Chippewa technical college to become a…

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John Louis Cavanaugh of Cumberland, Wis. died on March 4, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center, Rice Lake at the age of 86.  

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In memory of Lois Nazier’s passing on Janurary 2, 2022 there will be a memorial service held at Bloomer Baptist Church, 2620 Duncan Rd., Bloomer, at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday April 16, 2022.

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Norman W. Harms, age 85, passed away in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, March 5, 2022.Military rites were performed on Saturday, March 19, 2022 by Bloomer American Legion, VFW and AmVets members: Roger Anderson, Mike Baier, Jim Hudacek, Rod Johnson, Frank Laufenberg, Mike Lehrer, Paul McElroy…

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Kathleen “Cathee” Slade (nee Davis), cherished matriarch and wife, passed away peacefully at home on March 19, 2022 at the age of 72.

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Curtis Lee Super, age 70, passed away on November 7, 2021 in Florida.  He was born on June 7, 1951 to John and Margory (Lueck) Super. Curt was raised in Northern Wisconsin and served in the US Air Force.  He was the owner and operator if Super Stone Masonry for many years. Even after he reti…

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 Norman W. Harms, age 85, passed away in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, March 5, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born on September 4, 1936 at home in Jim Falls, Wisconsin to William and Bernice (Boese) Harms. He married Jane Bohl on October, 1 1960 at St. Peter’s Church in Tilden. …

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Norman Harms passed away in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, March 5, 2022 with his family by his side. Funeral services are pending at Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer.  Full obituary will be in next weeks paper and at olsonfuneralhomebloomer.com.

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Remington Arlene Shackleton, age 5 months, of Chippewa Falls, passed away at her home on Sunday, February 27, 2022.

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Charles B. Seidlitz, age 78 passed away at his home on March 1, 2022. He was born January 21, 1944 in Chippewa Falls to Walter and Pearl (Stevens) Seidlitz.  He married Janet Kohls on November 11, 1967 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cornell, Wis.  He proudly served his country during the V…

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Janice Aileen Schimmel, age 88, passed away peacefully on March 2nd, 2022, in Chetek, Wisconsin.

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William “Bill” Ehrhard, age 78, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, February 28, 2022 as a result of a heart attack.  He was born November 30, 1943 in Chippewa Falls to Charles and Jean (Frankhauser) Ehrhard.  He married Susan E. Mulder on November 30, 1982 in Chippewa Falls. Bil…

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Daniel D. Rogge, age 70, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 in Eau Claire.  He was born May 21, 1951 in Chippewa Falls to Delmar and Regina (Sykora) Rogge. He married Lunita “Nita” Miller on May 30, 1972 in Bloomer.  Dan was a self-employed carpenter, general contractor and real esta…

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 Lorena (Renee) Klinyk, age 96, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Heatherwood Assisted Living in Eau Claire.  She was born November 7, 1925 in Bloomer to Ewald and Bertha (Oldenberg) Gust. She married John Klinyk on August 5, 1946 and they enjoyed 55 years together until his pass…

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Derek Joseph Hines, age 31, of Savannah, Ga. passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022. He was born on May 17, 1990, in Mauston Wisconsin. Son of Kimberly and Roland Seldal and Darrell and Cathy Hines.

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Eulalia “Lalie” C. Boos, 100, formerly of Eagle Point, died Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Country Terrace in Bloomer.

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Francis “Fred” W. Bowe, 94, of Tilden, died Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at Dove Healthcare-Bloomer.

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Roger Ernest Hetchler, 82 years old of Hudson, Wisconsin died lovingly surrounded by family on Friday, February 18, 2022 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

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Darlene Steinmetz, age 86, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer.  She was born April 15, 1935 in Chippewa Falls to George and Lydia (Pietz) Mickesh. She married Elmer “Amy” Steinmetz on October 23, 1952 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bloomer.  Darlene and Amy o…

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 Richard H. “Dick” Aubert, age 85, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Our House Senior Living in Chippewa Falls.  He was born January 28, 1937 in Eau Claire to Joseph and Alice (Anderson) Aubert. He married Michele Keenan in 1961 in Eau Claire. Dick served in the US Army and worked a…

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We have gained a guardian angel, as the Lord has called our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, Dorothy Ann (Bowe) Turner to her eternal resting place on February 16, 2022.

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Leonard Ludwig was born on February 7, 1927 to Emil and Bertha (Schenk) Splett, dairy farmers, in Barron County, Wisconsin.  He was baptized on May 6, 1927 and confirmed on April 6, 1941 (John 5:24).  Leonard died on February 14, 2022 at the age of 95.    

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Eileen M. Ludwigson,   age 91, passed away Monday. February 14, 2022 at Care Partners Assisted Living in Bloomer.  She was born May 21, 1930 in Bloomer, Wis. to Eivind and Anna (Helgeson) Sherman. She married LaVerne Ludwigson on June 10, 1950 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Bloomer. Eile…

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Clyde W. Shipman, age 88, passed away at MCHS Eau Claire on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. He was born April 6, 1933 in New Auburn to Lorn and Rose (Breed) Shipman. He married Marian Erickson on September 22, 1956.      

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Kenneth (Kenny) Frederick Thompson was born on May 9, 1939 and went to be with the Lord on December 31, 2021 with his loving wife and family by his side.