Roger John Woodford lived 73 years, 5 months and 7 days of a content and happy life. Born the fifth child of eight children to Loyal and Marie (Pederson) Woodford on June 16, 1942. The last child born at home in the grainery. He went to Pine Grove Country School a half mile from home “walking uphill both ways,” through the eighth grade. He went to one year of high school and quit to help his father on the family farm. Eventually, he built a farm of his own on the family property. May 1, 1968 he married Linda Anderson and mostly enjoyed 47 years of marriage. They had no children of their own but being generous and loving, they took in children in need and treated them as their own.
Vivian E. Lambrecht, 96, of Augusta WI, died on Friday, November 27th, 2015 at the Augusta Area Nursing Home.
Donald F. Christner, Sr., age 73, of Elk Mound died on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.
Gloria M. Anderson, 85, of Chippewa Falls, town of Lafayette, died Friday, November 27, 2015 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire.
Donna Milbradt (nee Hanson), age 79, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord on November 26, 2015. She was born July 8, 1936.
Sylvia Sipress peacefully passed away the evening of November 25, 2015, at Azura Memory Care, Eau Claire. During the day she was surrounded by loving family — her son Neal, his wife Karen, their daughter Mina, and Sylvia’s husband of 48 years, Mort. Her smile marked the love that all felt.
Art Kuberra passed away on November 24th at the age of 96. Like most young men of the Greatest Generation, Art enlisted in the military and served in the European Theatre during WWII, rising to the rank of Major in the US Air Force. A pilot, and attached to the 53rd Troop Carrier Wing of the 8th Air Force, Art participated in the first long-distance dual glider tow in history and served as Assistant to the Operation Officer of the Wing during both the Normandy and Southern France airborne landings.
Robert (Bob) W. Redman, 86, of Sunriver OR, formerly of Eau Claire, passed away at home on Wednesday November 18, 2015 in the loving care of his family.
Marilyn Tritt, age 85, of Elk Mound, passed away peacefully at Autumn Village on Friday, November 20, 2015.
Alfred Elroy Everson, age 84, of Blair, died on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center in Whitehall.
Darrell D. Gust, 94, of La Crosse passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at Mulder Health Care Facility in West Salem, WI.
James A. Hayden, age 82 of Durand, died Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the Plum City Care Center in Plum City.
Darlene A. Hanson, age 79, formally of Ridgeland passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Monroe Manor in Barron, WI, with her family by her side. Darlene was born April 7, 1936, in Menomonie to the late Tom and Alma Tollefson. Darlene graduated from Colfax High School in 1954. She married Lewis Hanson on March 25, 1955, in Wheeler, WI. Darlene worked side by side with her husband at Lewie’s Cash Store in Ridgeland. She was active in Ridgeland Methodist Church, Willard L. Hinzman Legion Post 511 Auxiliary and the Ridgeland Fair Board. Darlene had a huge heart and was friend to so many people.
Alfred “Fred” W. Erickson, of 1656 Timber Trail, Chippewa Falls, died Friday, November 27, 2015, at Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center.
This Thanksgiving, we give eternal thanks for the life of Florence Betty (Benson) Gullicksrud, 87, a lifelong resident of Strum, Wisconsin, who died peacefully on Friday, November 27, 2015.
Melvin Clarence Gass, age 89, of Bloomer, Wisconsin, peacefully passed away on November 27, 2015, in Bloomer.
Hilda Berg, 86, of rural Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, passed away at her home in the loving care of her family and St. Joseph’s Hospice early Friday morning, November 27, 2015.
Josephine E. Davies, nee Hattery, age 82, of Skokie, IL, formerly of Wheeler, WI, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
Tom Bushnell of St. Paul, Minn., died Monday evening at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.
Elizabeth Deere, 95, of Price, rural Fairchild, died Wednesday at the Mayo Clinic Health System-Osseo. Elizabeth was born July 5, 1920 in Galesville, WI to David and Emma (Thunder) LittleSoldier.
BLOOMER — Robert Ray Lane, age 86, passed away at the Hetzel Care Center in Bloomer on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
OSSEO — Christopher Nason Kubaskie, age 36, of Foster, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
Clara A. Gilgenbach Krueger, age 96, of Menomonie, died Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at The Neighbors of Dunn County surrounded by her family.
Elizabeth Deere, 95, of Price, rural Fairchild, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Oakridge in Osseo.
Paul D. Squier, 67, of Oshkosh, WI, was born March 6, 1948, in La Crosse, WI, to Daniel and Jean (Connell) Squier and unexpectedly began his life in Heaven on November 19, 2015.
Deborah D. “Debbie” Swartz (Mousel), age 54 of Cornell, formerly of Elk Mound, died unexpectedly on Friday, November 20, 2015 in Chippewa County.
Margaret A. (Thorn) Schmidt of Chippewa Falls, died Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Chippewa Manor at the age of 101.
Warren F. Hulke, age 89, of Mondovi, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 23, 2015 at his home in the Town of Canton, Buffalo County, WI.
Marilyn F. Lee, 87, of Chippewa Falls, died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at the Chippewa Manor.
Linda Kay (Amundson) Moen, 60, of Prairie Farm, WI was called to her eternal home on Thursday, November 19, 2015 after a courageous two year battle with cancer.